42 U.S. Code § 17302. Prohibition on false information

It is unlawful for any person to report information related to the wholesale price of crude oil [1] gasoline or petroleum distillates to a Federal department or agency if—
(1)
the person knew, or reasonably should have known, the information to be false or misleading;
(2)
the information was required by law to be reported; and
(3)
the person intended the false or misleading data to affect data compiled by the department or agency for statistical or analytical purposes with respect to the market for crude oil, gasoline, or petroleum distillates.
(Pub. L. 110–140, title VIII, § 812, Dec. 19, 2007, 121 Stat. 1723.)
Effective Date

Section effective on the date that is 1 day after Dec. 19, 2007, see section 1601 of Pub. L. 110–140, set out as a note under section 1824 of Title 2, The Congress.



[1]  So in original. A comma probably should appear.