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Military and Veterans Code - MVC

DIVISION 8. VETERANS' WELFARE [1800 - 1840]

  ( Division 8 added by Stats. 1953, Ch. 68. )

CHAPTER 2. Veterans’ Organizations and Insignia [1820 - 1821]
  ( Chapter 2 added by Stats. 1953, Ch. 68. )

1820.
  

Any person who willfully wears or uses the badge, lapel button, rosette, or other recognized and estimable insignia of the veterans’ organizations specified in subdivision (a) of Section 1800, unless he or she is entitled to wear or use it under the rules and regulations and with the express permission of the veterans’ organizations specified in subdivision (a) of Section 1800, is guilty of a misdemeanor and is punishable for a first conviction by imprisonment for a term not to exceed 30 days in the county jail, or a fine not to exceed five hundred dollars ($500), except that if the person has been previously convicted of a violation of this section, that conviction shall be specified in the accusation and if found to be true or admitted by the person, a second or succeeding violation of this section is punishable by imprisonment not to exceed six months in the county jail, or a fine not to exceed one thousand dollars ($1,000), or both fine and imprisonment.

Nothing in this section shall preclude prosecution for violation of any other law.

(Amended by Stats. 2006, Ch. 206, Sec. 3. Effective January 1, 2007.)

1821.
  

A person who falsely represents himself or herself in a manner specified in Section 532b of the Penal Code shall be guilty of a misdemeanor or infraction, as prescribed by Section 532b of the Penal Code.

(Added by Stats. 2010, Ch. 366, Sec. 2. (AB 1829) Effective January 1, 2011.)

MVCMilitary and Veterans Code - MVC