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PUBLIC LAW 94-000—MMMM. DD, 1976

PUBLIC LAW 94-550—OCT. 18, 1976

90 STAT. 2535

is guilty of perjury and shall, except as otherwise expressly provided by law, be fined not more than $2,000 or imprisoned not more than five years, or both. This section is applicable whether the statement or subscription is made within or without the United States.". SEC. 3. Section 931 of title 10, United States Code, is amended to read as follows: «§ 931. Art. 131. Perjury "Any person subject to this chapter who in a judicial proceeding or in a course of justice willfully and corruptly— "(1) upori a lawful oath or in any form allowed by law to ba substituted for an oath, gives any false testimony material to the issue or matter of inquiry; or "(2) in any declaration, certificate, verification, or statement under penalty of perjury as permitted under section 1746 of title 28, United States Code, subscribes any false statement material to the issue or matter of inquiry; is guilty of perjury and shall be punished as a court-martial may direct.". SEC. 4. Section 152 of title 18, United States Code, is amended by inserting immediately after the second paragraph the following new paragraph: "Whoever knowingly and fraudulently makes a false declaration, certificate, verification, or statement under penalty or perjury as permitted under section 1746 of title 28, United States Code, in or in relation to any bankruptcy proceeding; or". SEC. 5. The fourth paragraph of section 1546 of title 18, United States Code, is amended by inserting immediately after "under oath" the following: ", or as permitted under penalty of perjury under section 1746 of title 28, United States Code, knowingly subscribes as true,". SEC. 6. Section 1623(a) of title 18, United States Code, is amended by inserting immediately after "under oath" the following: "(or in any declaration, certificate, verification, or statement under penalty of perjury as permitted under section 1746 of title 28, United States Code)". SEC. 7. Section 287(b) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1357(b)) is amended— (1) by inserting immediately after "to whom such oath has been administered" the following: "(or who has executed an unsworn declaration, certificate, verification, or statement under penalty of perjury as permitted under section 1746 of title 28, United States Code)"; and (2) by inserting immediately after "give false evidence or swear" the following: "(or subscribe under penalty of perjury as permitted under section 1746 of title 28, United States Code)". SEC. 8. Section 5 of the Act entitled "An Act to provide for the licensing of marine radiotelegraph operators as ship radio officers, and for other purposes", approved May 12, 1948 (46 U.S.C. 229e), is amended by inserting in the third paragraph immediately after "oath