10 U.S. Code § 907. Art. 107. False official statements; false swearing

(a)False Official Statements.—Any person subject to this chapter who, with intent to deceive—
(1)
signs any false record, return, regulation, order, or other official document, knowing it to be false; or
(2)
makes any other false official statement knowing it to be false;
shall be punished as a court-martial may direct.
(b)False Swearing.—Any person subject to this chapter—
(1) who takes an oath that—
(A)
is administered in a matter in which such oath is required or authorized by law; and
(B)
is administered by a person with authority to do so; and
(2)
who, upon such oath, makes or subscribes to a statement;
if the statement is false and at the time of taking the oath, the person does not believe the statement to be true, shall be punished as a court-martial may direct.
(Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 71; Pub. L. 114–328, div. E, title LX, § 5419, Dec. 23, 2016, 130 Stat. 2946.)

Historical and Revision Notes

Revised section

Source (U.S. Code)

Source (Statutes at Large)

907

50:701.

May 5, 1950, ch. 169, § 1 (Art. 107), 64 Stat. 138.

The word “it” is substituted for the words “the same”.

Amendments

2016—Pub. L. 114–328 amended section generally. Prior to amendment, text read as follows: “Any person subject to this chapter who, with intent to deceive, signs any false record, return, regulation, order, or other official document, knowing it to be false, or makes any other false official statement knowing it to be false, shall be punished as a court-martial may direct.”

Effective Date of 2016 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 114–328 effective on Jan. 1, 2019, as designated by the President, with implementing regulations and provisions relating to applicability to various situations, see section 5542 of Pub. L. 114–328 and Ex. Ord. No. 13825, set out as notes under section 801 of this title.