statement

(9) “statement” means any representation, certification, affirmation, document, record, or accounting or bookkeeping entry made— (A) with respect to a claim or to obtain the approval or payment of a claim (including relating to eligibility to make a claim); or (B) with respect to (including relating to eligibility for)— (i) a contract with, or a bid or proposal for a contract with; or (ii) a grant, loan, or benefit from, an authority, or any State, political subdivision of a State, or other party, if the United States Government provides any portion of the money or property under such contract or for such grant, loan, or benefit, or if the Government will reimburse such State, political subdivision, or party for any portion of the money or property under such contract or for such grant, loan, or benefit, except that such term does not include any statement made in any return of tax imposed by the Internal Revenue Code of 1986.

Source

31 USC § 3801(a)(9)


Scoping language

None identified. Default scope is assumed to be the entire title.
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