Maine Revised Statutes

§10803. Unlawful to use degree or certificate when course work not completed; penalty

1. Unlawful use of degree.  A person may not knowingly use a degree, certificate, diploma, transcript or other document purporting to indicate that the person has completed an organized program of study or completed courses when the person has not completed the organized program of study or the courses as indicated on the degree, certificate, diploma, transcript or document:
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).]
[ 2005, c. 429, §1 (NEW) .]
2. Penalty.  A person who violates this section commits a Class D crime.
[ 2005, c. 429, §1 (NEW) .]
SECTION HISTORY
2005, c. 429, §1 (NEW).

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