An Act To Make False Claims of Military Service a Crime
Sec. 1. 17-A MRSA §910 is enacted to read:
§ 910. False claims of military service status
This bill creates the criminal offense of false claims of military service status, which is a Class E crime. A person is guilty of a false claim of military service status if, with the intent to solicit aid, sell or attempt to sell property or otherwise solicit an amount of more than $10, the person falsely claims to be a veteran or member of the Armed Forces of the United States or a state military force, falsely claims to have served in any war or conflict in which the United States was engaged or orally, in writing or by wearing a military decoration or rank, falsely claims to have been awarded the military decoration or rank.