42 U.S. Code § 290cc–32 - Prohibition against certain false statements

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(a) In general
(1) A person may not knowingly make or cause to be made any false statement or representation of a material fact in connection with the furnishing of items or services for which amounts may be paid by a State from payments received by the State under section 290cc–21 of this title.
(2) A person with knowledge of the occurrence of any event affecting the right of the person to receive any amounts from payments made to the State under section 290cc–21 of this title may not conceal or fail to disclose any such event with the intent of securing such an amount that the person is not authorized to receive or securing such an amount in an amount greater than the amount the person is authorized to receive.
(b) Criminal penalty for violation of prohibition
Any person who violates a prohibition established in subsection (a) of this section may for each violation be fined in accordance with title 18 or imprisoned for not more than 5 years, or both.


(July 1, 1944, ch. 373, title V, § 532, as added Pub. L. 100–77, title VI, § 611(3),July 22, 1987, 101 Stat. 521; amended Pub. L. 101–645, title V, § 511,Nov. 29, 1990, 104 Stat. 4732.)

1990—Pub. L. 101–645amended section generally, substituting provisions relating to prohibition against certain false statements for provisions relating to failure to comply with agreements.


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