Code of the District of Columbia

§ 47–102. Total indebtedness not to be increased.

There shall be no increase of the amount of the total indebtedness of the District of Columbia existing on June 11, 1878; and any officer or person who shall knowingly increase, or aid or abet in increasing, such total indebtedness, shall be deemed guilty of a high misdemeanor, and, on conviction thereof, shall be punished by imprisonment not exceeding 10 years, and by fine not more than the amount set forth in [§ 22-3571.01].