2012 District of Columbia Code
Section 48-904.07

Enlistment of minors to distribute

(a) Any person who is 21 years of age or over and who enlists, hires, contracts, or encourages any person under 18 years of age to sell or distribute any controlled substance, in violation of § 48-904.01(a), for the profit or benefit of such person who enlists, hires, contracts, or encourages this criminal activity shall be punished for sale or distribution in the same manner as if that person directly sold or distributed the controlled substance.

(b) Anyone found guilty of subsection (a) of this section shall be subject to the following additional penalties:

(1) Upon a first conviction the party may be imprisoned for not more than 10 years, fined not more than $10,000, or both;

(2) Upon a second or subsequent conviction, the party may be imprisoned for not more than 20 years, fined not more than $20,000, or both.

CREDIT(S)

(Aug. 5, 1981, D.C. Law 4-29, § 407, 28 DCR 3081.)

HISTORICAL AND STATUTORY NOTES

Prior Codifications
1981 Ed., § 33-547.
Legislative History of Laws
For legislative history of D.C. Law 4-29, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 48-901.02.

Current through September 13, 2012

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