Code of the District of Columbia

§ 5–125.02. Definitions.

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For the purposes of this subchapter, the term:

(1) Repealed.

(2) Repealed.

(3) "Neck restraint" means the use of any body part or object to attempt to control or disable a person by applying pressure against the person's neck, including the trachea or carotid artery, with the purpose, intent, or effect of controlling or restricting the person's movement or restricting their blood flow or breathing.