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      House Committee on the Judiciary
      Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations
    IntroducedJanuary 22nd, 2013

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Official Title

To amend title 18, United States Code, to provide penalties for counterfeiting or selling Presidential inauguration tickets, and for other purposes.


Amends the federal criminal code to provide for a fine, up to six months' imprisonment, or both, for: (1) knowingly transferring for money or property a ticket to a presidential inaugural ceremony (a public inaugural ceremony at which the President elect or Vice President elect take the oath or affirmation of office), except for a transfer that occurs after the date on which the ceremony for which the ticket was issued takes place; (2) knowingly, falsely, and with intent to defraud, making, forging, counterfeiting, or altering a ticket to such ceremony; or (3) with intent to defraud, entering or attempting to enter such a ceremony with a ticket, knowing that ticket to have been falsely made, forged, counterfeited, or altered.

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