Maine Revised Statutes

§10802. Unlawful to issue, manufacture, or use false academic degrees; penalty

1. False academic degree.  A person may not issue or manufacture a false academic degree. A person who violates this subsection commits a Class C crime.
[ 2005, c. 429, §1 (NEW) .]
2. Use of false academic degree.  A person may not use a false academic degree:
A. To obtain employment; [2005, c. 429, §1 (NEW).]
B. To obtain a promotion or higher compensation in employment; [2005, c. 429, §1 (NEW).]
C. To obtain admission to an institution of higher learning; or [2005, c. 429, §1 (NEW).]
D. In connection with any business, trade, profession or occupation. [2005, c. 429, §1 (NEW).]
A person who violates this subsection commits a Class D crime.
[ 2005, c. 429, §1 (NEW) .]
SECTION HISTORY
2005, c. 429, §1 (NEW).

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