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  • PART I ADMINISTRATION OF THE GOVERNMENT
  • TITLE II EXECUTIVE AND ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICERS
    OF THE COMMONWEALTH
  • CHAPTER 6 THE GOVERNOR, LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR AND COUNCIL, CERTAIN OFFICERS UNDER THE GOVERNOR AND COUNCIL, AND STATE LIBRARY
  • Section 131F Fraudulent procuring of payments; penalties

Section 131F. Any person or institution which knowingly makes a false representation to the commissioner or his agents, for the purpose of causing any persons, including the person making such representations, to be supported in whole or in part by the commonwealth, or for the purpose of procuring a payment under this chapter, or by fraudulent means obtains any such payment, shall be punished by a fine of not less than two hundred nor more than five hundred dollars or by imprisonment for not more than one year.