Any person who commits an arbitrary or capricious violation of the provisions of the D.C. Act shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction shall be punished by a fine not to exceed $100. D.C. Code Ann. § 2-537(d). All employees of the D.C. government are responsible for compliance with the provisions of the D.C. Act. D.C. Code Ann. § 2-537(e).