Washington DC Marriage Laws

46-421 - Violations; prosecutions

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Washington DC Code ? Title 46: Domestic Relations ? Subtitle 1: General ? Chapter 4: Marriage

Violations; prosecutions

Whoever: (1) knowingly divulges, other than in accordance with the provisions of §§ 46-416 to 46-421, any information, derived from the laboratory blood test required by § 46-417, relating to any person suffering, or suspected to be suffering from, syphilis; (2) knowingly misrepresents any fact called for by the statement required by such section, or knowingly falsifies any material fact in connection with the laboratory blood test required by such section; (3) knowingly issues a marriage license without having received the statement required under such section or an order of the Superior Court of the District of Columbia issued under § 46-418; or (4) otherwise fails to comply with any other provision of §§ 46-416 to 46-421; shall be imprisoned for not more than 6 months, or fined not more than $250, or both. Prosecutions for violations of this section shall be conducted by the Attorney General for the District of Columbia for the District of Columbia.

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CREDIT(S) (Oct. 15, 1966, 80 Stat. 960, Pub. L. 89-682, § 6; July 7, 1967, 81 Stat. 122, Pub. L. 90-53, § 1; July 29, 1970, 84 Stat. 570, Pub. L. 91-358, § 155(a); Apr. 13, 2005, D.C. Law 15-354, § 72, 52 DCR 2638.) HISTORICAL AND STATUTORY NOTES Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 30-121. 1973 Ed., § 30-123. Effect of Amendments D.C. Law 15-354 substituted ?Attorney General for the District of Columbia? for ?Corporation Counsel?. Legislative History of Laws For Law 15-354, see notes following § 46-226.03. DC CODE § 46-421 Current through January 11, 2012

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