TITLE 18 - CRIMES AND CRIMINAL PROCEDURE
PART I - CRIMES
CHAPTER 47 - FRAUD AND FALSE STATEMENTS
Sec. 1018. Official certificates or writings
Whoever, being a public officer or other person authorized by any
law of the United States to make or give a certificate or other
writing, knowingly makes and delivers as true such a certificate or
writing, containing any statement which he knows to be false, in a
case where the punishment thereof is not elsewhere expressly
provided by law, shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not
more than one year, or both.
(June 25, 1948, ch. 645, 62 Stat. 753; Pub. L. 103-322, title
XXXIII, Sec. 330016(1)(G), Sept. 13, 1994, 108 Stat. 2147.)
HISTORICAL AND REVISION NOTES
Based on title 18, U.S.C., 1940 ed., Sec. 195 (Mar. 4, 1909, ch.
321, Sec. 106, 35 Stat. 1107).
Minor changes were made in phraseology.
1994 - Pub. L. 103-322 substituted "fined under this title" for
"fined not more than $500".
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