Code of the District of Columbia

§ 29–702.06. Liability for inaccurate information in filed record.

(a) If a record delivered to the Mayor for filing under this chapter and filed by the Mayor contains inaccurate information, a person that suffers loss by reliance on the information may recover damages for the loss from:

(1) A person that signed the record, or caused another to sign it on the person’s behalf, and knew the information to be inaccurate at the time the record was signed; and

(2) A general partner that has notice that the information was inaccurate when the record was filed or has become inaccurate because of changed circumstances, if the general partner has notice for a reasonably sufficient time before the information is relied upon to enable the general partner to effect an amendment under § 29-702.02, file a petition pursuant to § 29-702.05, or deliver to the Mayor for filing a statement of change pursuant to § 29-104.07 or a statement of correction pursuant to § 29-102.05.

(b) Signing a record authorized or required to be filed under this chapter shall constitute an affirmation under the penalties of making false statements that the facts stated in the record are true.