31 USC § 1519

TITLE 31—MONEY AND FINANCE

SUBTITLE II—THE BUDGET PROCESS (SECTIONS 1101 TO 1558)
CHAPTER 15—APPROPRIATION Accounting (SECTIONS 1501 TO 1558)

Subchapter II—Apportionment (Sections 1511 to 1519)

§1519. Criminal penalty

An officer or employee of the United States Government or of the District of Columbia government knowingly and willfully violating section 1517(a) of this title shall be fined not more than $5,000, imprisoned for not more than 2 years, or both.

Public Laws

Pub. L. 97–258, Sept. 13, 1982, 96 Stat. 932

Historical and Revision Notes
Revised Section Source (U.S. Code) Source (Statutes at Large)
1519 31:665(i)(1)(words after semicolon related to (h)). R.S. §3679 (i)(1)(words after semicolon related to (h)); Mar. 3, 1905, ch. 1484, §4(1st par.), 33 Stat. 1257 ; Feb. 27, 1906, ch. 510, §3, 34 Stat. 48; restated Sept. 6, 1950, ch. 896, §1211, 64 Stat. 768 .

The words “District of Columbia government” are added because of section 9 of the Act of June 26, 1912 (ch. 182, 37 Stat. 184).