Under terms and conditions determined by the Secretary, the Secretary may accept the certifications of an applicant for assistance under this chapter that the applicant meets the requirements of this chapter.
42 U.S. Code § 3220 - Acceptance of certifications by applicants
A prior section 3220, Pub. L. 89–136, title VII, § 710, Aug. 26, 1965, 79 Stat. 574, set forth penalties for false statements, securities overvaluation, embezzlement, misapplication of funds, false book entries, schemes to defraud, and speculation, prior to repeal by Pub. L. 105–393, title I, § 102(b)(3), Nov. 13, 1998, 112 Stat. 3617.