31 U.S. Code § 1519 - Criminal penalty

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An officer or employee of the United States Government or of the District of Columbia government knowingly and willfully violating section 1517 (a) of this title shall be fined not more than $5,000, imprisoned for not more than 2 years, or both.

Source

(Pub. L. 97–258, Sept. 13, 1982, 96 Stat. 932.)

Historical and Revision Notes
Revised Section Source (U.S. Code) Source (Statutes at Large)
1519 31:665(i)(1)(words after semicolon related to (h)). R.S. § 3679(i)(1)(words after semicolon related to (h)); Mar. 3, 1905, ch. 1484, § 4(1st par.), 33 Stat. 1257; Feb. 27, 1906, ch. 510, § 3, 34 Stat. 48; restated Sept. 6, 1950, ch. 896, § 1211, 64 Stat. 768.

The words “District of Columbia government” are added because of section 9 of the Act of June 26, 1912 (ch. 182, 37 Stat. 184).

 

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