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S.L.C.

AMENDMENT NO.llll Calendar No.lll

Purpose: To prohibit the fraudulent representation of military service to obtain employment or other benefits.

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES—111th Cong., 2d Sess.

H. R. 4899

Making emergency supplemental appropriations for disaster relief and summer jobs for the fiscal year ending Sep- tember 30, 2010, and for other purposes.

Referred to the Committee on llllllllll and ordered to be printed

Ordered to lie on the table and to be printed

AMENDMENT intended to be proposed by Mr. HATCH

Viz:

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On page 81, between lines 22 and 23, insert the fol-

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lowing:

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PROHIBITION

ON

FRAUDULENT

REPRESENTATION

OF

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MILITARY

SERVICE

TO

OBTAIN

EMPLOYMENT

OR

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OTHER BENEFITS

 

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SEC. 3008. (a) CRIMINAL OFFENSE.—Section 704 of

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title 18, United States Code, is amended by adding at the

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end the following new subsection:

 

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‘‘(c) FRAUDULENT REPRESENTATION OF MILITARY

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SERVICE.—Whoever knowingly makes a fraudulent state-

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ment or representation, verbally or in writing, regarding

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the person’s record of military service in the United States

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Armed Forces, including, but not limited to, participation

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in combat operations, for the purposes of gaining recogni-

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tion, honorarium, official office, or other position of au-

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thority, employment or other benefit or object of value as

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a result of the statement, shall be fined under this title,

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imprisoned not more than six months, or both.’’.

 

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(b) CONFORMING AMENDMENTS.—

 

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(1)

HEADING

AMENDMENT.—The

heading

of

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such section is amended to read as follows:

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‘‘§ 704. Military medal or decorations; military serv-

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ice’’.

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(2) TABLE OF SECTIONS.—The table of sections

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at the beginning of chapter 33 of such title is

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amended by striking the item relating to section 704

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and inserting the following new item:

 

‘‘704. Military medal or decorations; military service.’’.

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