2012 US Code
Title 29 - Labor
Chapter 18 - EMPLOYEE RETIREMENT INCOME SECURITY PROGRAM (§§ 1001 - 1461)
Subchapter I - PROTECTION OF EMPLOYEE BENEFIT RIGHTS (§§ 1001 - 1191c)
Subtitle B - Regulatory Provisions (§§ 1021 - 1191c)
Part 5 - administration and enforcement (§§ 1131 - 1151)
Section 1131 - Criminal penalties

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Publication TitleUnited States Code, 2012 Edition, Title 29 - LABOR
CategoryBills and Statutes
CollectionUnited States Code
SuDoc Class NumberY 1.2/5:
Contained WithinTitle 29 - LABOR
CHAPTER 18 - EMPLOYEE RETIREMENT INCOME SECURITY PROGRAM
SUBCHAPTER I - PROTECTION OF EMPLOYEE BENEFIT RIGHTS
Subtitle B - Regulatory Provisions
part 5 - administration and enforcement
Sec. 1131 - Criminal penalties
Containssection 1131
Date2012
Laws in Effect as of DateJanuary 15, 2013
Positive LawNo
Dispositionstandard
Source CreditPub. L. 93-406, title I, §501, Sept. 2, 1974, 88 Stat. 891; Pub. L. 107-204, title IX, §904, July 30, 2002, 116 Stat. 805; Pub. L. 111-148, title VI, §6601(b), Mar. 23, 2010, 124 Stat. 779.
Statutes at Large References88 Stat. 891
116 Stat. 805
124 Stat. 779
Public Law ReferencesPublic Law 93-406, Public Law 107-204, Public Law 111-148

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administration and enforcement - 29 U.S.C. § 1131 (2012)
§1131. Criminal penalties

(a) Any person who willfully violates any provision of part 1 of this subtitle, or any regulation or order issued under any such provision, shall upon conviction be fined not more than $100,000 or imprisoned not more than 10 years, or both; except that in the case of such violation by a person not an individual, the fine imposed upon such person shall be a fine not exceeding $500,000.

(b) Any person that violates section 1149 of this title shall upon conviction be imprisoned not more than 10 years or fined under title 18, or both.

(Pub. L. 93–406, title I, §501, Sept. 2, 1974, 88 Stat. 891; Pub. L. 107–204, title IX, §904, July 30, 2002, 116 Stat. 805; Pub. L. 111–148, title VI, §6601(b), Mar. 23, 2010, 124 Stat. 779.)

Amendments

2010—Pub. L. 111–148 designated existing provisions as subsec. (a) and added subsec. (b).

2002—Pub. L. 107–204 substituted “$100,000” for “$5,000”, “10 years” for “one year”, and “$500,000” for “$100,000”.

Regulations

Secretary authorized, effective Sept. 2, 1974, to promulgate regulations wherever provisions of this subchapter call for the promulgation of regulations, see section 1031 of this title.

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