38 U.S. Code § 1987 - Penalties
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(a) Any person who shall knowingly make or cause to be made, or conspire, combine, aid, or assist in, agree to, arrange for, or in anywise procure the making or presentation of a false or fraudulent affidavit, declaration, certificate, statement, voucher, or paper, or writing purporting to be such, concerning any application for insurance or reinstatement thereof, waiver of premiums or claim for benefits under National Service Life Insurance, United States Government life insurance, or yearly renewable term insurance for any person, shall be fined not more than $1,000, or be imprisoned for not more than one year, or both.
(b) Whoever in any claim for National Service Life Insurance, United States Government life insurance, or yearly renewable term insurance makes any sworn statement of a material fact knowing it to be false, shall be guilty of perjury and shall be fined not more than $5,000, or be imprisoned for not more than two years, or both.
Source(Pub. L. 85–857, Sept. 2, 1958, 72 Stat. 1167, § 787; Pub. L. 99–576, title VII, § 701(47),Oct. 28, 1986, 100 Stat. 3294; renumbered § 1987,Pub. L. 102–83, § 5(a),Aug. 6, 1991, 105 Stat. 406.)
1991—Pub. L. 102–83renumbered section 787 of this title as this section.
1986—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 99–576substituted “any” for “himself or any other”.