Every person who fails to register or reregister as required by section
4101, or who in connection with any purchase of any taxable fuel (as defined in section
4083) or aviation fuel falsely represents himself to be registered as provided by section
4101, or who willfully makes any false statement in an application for registration or reregistration under section
4101, shall, upon conviction thereof, be fined not more than $10,000, or imprisoned not more than 5 years, or both, together with the costs of prosecution.
1998—Pub. L. 105–206provided that amendment made by section 1032(e)(12)(A) ofPub. L. 105–34shall be applied as if “gasoline, diesel fuel,” were the material proposed to be stricken. See 1997 Amendment note below.
1997—Pub. L. 105–34, § 1032(e)(12)(B), amended section catchline generally. Prior to amendment, catchline read as follows: “Failure to register, or false statement by manufacturer or producer of gasoline, diesel fuel, or aviation fuel”.
Pub. L. 105–34, § 1032(e)(12)(A), which directed the substitution of “any taxable fuel (as defined in section
4083)” for “gasoline, lubricating oil, diesel fuel”, was executed by making the substitution for “gasoline, diesel fuel,” to reflect the probable intent of Congress. See 1998 Amendment note above.
1996—Pub. L. 104–188struck out “lubricating oil,” after “gasoline,” in section catchline and text.
1988—Pub. L. 100–647substituted “, lubricating oil, diesel fuel, or aviation fuel” for “or lubricating oil” in section catchline and in text.
1965—Pub. L. 89–44struck out “or give bond” after “Failure to register” in section catchline and “or give bond” after “register” and “and bonded” after “registered” in text.
Effective Date of 2005 Amendment
Amendment by Pub. L. 109–59applicable to actions, or failures to act, after Aug. 10, 2005, see section 11164(c) ofPub. L. 109–59, set out as a note under section
4101 of this title.
Effective Date of 2004 Amendment
Amendment by Pub. L. 108–357applicable to penalties imposed after Dec. 31, 2004, see section 863(e) ofPub. L. 108–357, set out as an Effective Date note under section
6719 of this title.
Effective Date of 1998 Amendment
Amendment by Pub. L. 105–206effective, except as otherwise provided, as if included in the provisions of the Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997, Pub. L. 105–34, to which such amendment relates, see section 6024 ofPub. L. 105–206, set out as a note under section
1 of this title.
Amendment by Pub. L. 89–44applicable with respect to articles sold on or after July 1, 1965, see section 802(d)(1) ofPub. L. 89–44, set out as a note under section
4082 of this title.
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