30 USC 941: Penalty for false statements or representations
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TEXT OF PART V OF SUBTITLE A (3001 ET SEQ.), EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2022, CURRENTLY SET OUT AS A PREVIEW

30 USC 941: Penalty for false statements or representations Text contains those laws in effect on September 18, 2021
From Title 30-MINERAL LANDS AND MININGCHAPTER 22-MINE SAFETY AND HEALTHSUBCHAPTER IV-BLACK LUNG BENEFITSPart C-Claims for Benefits After December 31, 1973

§941. Penalty for false statements or representations

Any person who willfully makes any false or misleading statement or representation for the purpose of obtaining any benefit or payment under this subchapter shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and on conviction thereof shall be punished by a fine of not more than $1,000, or by imprisonment for not more than one year, or both.

(Pub. L. 91–173, title IV, §431, as added Pub. L. 92–303, §6, May 19, 1972, 86 Stat. 156 ; amended Pub. L. 95–239, §12(a), Mar. 1, 1978, 92 Stat. 101 .)


Editorial Notes

Amendments

1978-Pub. L. 95–239 substituted provisions setting the penalty for making false or misleading statements or representations for the purpose of obtaining benefits or payments for provisions relating to the Secretary's duty to disseminate to all persons who filed claims under this subchapter prior to May 19, 1972, information on the review provisions under the Black Lung Benefits Act of 1972.


Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries

Effective Date of 1978 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 95–239 effective Mar. 1, 1978, see section 20(a) of Pub. L. 95–239, set out as a note under section 901 of this title.