15 CFR 4.32 - Penalties.

§ 4.32 Penalties.

(a) The Act provides, in pertinent part:

Any person who knowingly and willfully requests or obtains any record concerning an individual from an agency under false pretenses shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and fined not more than $5,000. ( 5 U.S.C. 552a(i)(3)).

(b) A person who falsely or fraudulently attempts to obtain records under the Act also may be subject to prosecution under such other criminal statutes as 18 U.S.C. 494, 495 and 1001.

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Title 15 published on 2015-12-05

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 15 CFR Part 4 after this date.

  • 2017-01-03; vol. 82 # 1 - Tuesday, January 3, 2017
    1. 82 FR 56 - Public Information, Freedom of Information Act and Privacy Act Regulations
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      Notice of proposed rulemaking.
      To be considered, written comments must be submitted on or before February 2, 2017. If no comments are received, the rule will become effective as proposed on the date of publication of a subsequent notice in the Federal Register .
      15 CFR Part 4

Title 15 published on 2015-12-05.

No entries appear in the Federal Register after this date, for 15 CFR Part 4.