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Lobbying Disclosure Act:
PENALTIES. [2 U.S.C. 1606]
 (a) CIVIL PENALTY.—Whoever knowingly fails to—
    (1) remedy a defective filing within 60 days after notice of such a defect by the Secretary of the Senate or the Clerk of the House of Representatives; or
    (2) comply with any other provision of this Act;
shall, upon proof of such knowing violation by a preponderance of the evidence, be subject to a civil fine of not more than $200,000, depending on the extent and gravity of the violation.
 (b) CRIMINAL PENALTY.—Whoever knowingly and corruptly fails to comply with any provision of this Act shall be imprisoned for not more than 5 years or fined under title 18, United States Code, or both.

Current through April 1, 2019— This compilation includes language from Public Law 104-65, as well as amending language from Public Laws 105-166 and 110-81 and 115-418. These materials are not official evidence of the laws set forth herein. Sections 112 and 204 of title 1 of the United States Code establish the rules governing which text serves as legal evidence of the laws of the United States.

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