[USC02] 38 USC 1987: Penalties
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38 USC 1987: Penalties Text contains those laws in effect on August 12, 2020
From Title 38-VETERANS' BENEFITSPART II-GENERAL BENEFITSCHAPTER 19-INSURANCESUBCHAPTER IV-GENERAL

§1987. Penalties

(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.

( 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 .)

Amendments

1991-Pub. L. 102–83 renumbered section 787 of this title as this section.

1986-Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 99–576 substituted "any" for "himself or any other".