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The Code of Laws of South Carolina 1976

Chapter 13, Title 16 of the 1976 Code as amended.

"Section 16-13-437. It is unlawful for a person to knowingly make a false statement or representation with respect to the person's individual or family income to a public housing agency in obtaining or retaining public housing or with respect to the determination of rent due from the person for public housing. For purposes of this section, public housing includes private housing provided through a housing program managed by a public housing agency. For purposes of this section, public housing agency means an agency of state, regional, county, or municipal government, including housing authorities, which administer state or federal housing programs. A person violating this provision is guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction, must be imprisoned for not more than two years or fined not more than one thousand dollars, and the person convicted must be ordered to pay restitution to the public housing agency."