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Full Text of HB4121  94th General Assembly


Sen. Martin A. Sandoval

Filed: 3/14/2006





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2     AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend House Bill 4121 on page 1, by
3 replacing lines 25 through 28 with the following:
4     "(a-6) A person commits a false personation when he or she
5 falsely represents himself or herself to be a recipient of, or
6 wears on his or her person, any of the following medals if that
7 medal was not awarded to that person by the United States
8 government, irrespective of branch of service: the
9 Congressional Medal of Honor, the Distinguished Service Cross,
10 the Navy Cross, the Air Force Cross, the Silver Star, the
11 Bronze Star, or the Purple Heart.
12     It is a defense to a prosecution under this subsection
13 (a-6) that the medal is used, or is intended to be used,
14 exclusively:
15         (1) for a dramatic presentation, such as a theatrical,
16     film, or television production, or a historical
17     re-enactment; or
18         (2) for a costume worn, or intended to be worn, by a
19     person under 18 years of age.".