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§ 226. Penalties

Oklahoma Statutes AnnotatedTitle 40. Labor

Oklahoma Statutes Annotated
Title 40. Labor
Chapter 6. Unemployment Compensation
40 Okl.St.Ann. § 226
§ 226. Penalties
(a) Whoever makes a false statement or representation knowing it to be false or knowingly fails to disclose a material fact, to obtain or increase any benefit or other payment under this act or under the unemployment compensation law of any state or of the federal government, either for himself or for any other person, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and shall be punished by a fine of not less than Fifty Dollars ($50.00) nor more than Five Hundred Dollars ($500.00), or by imprisonment for not longer than ninety (90) days, or by both such fine and imprisonment; and each such false statement or representation or failure to disclose a material fact shall constitute a separate offense.
(b) Any employing unit or any officer or agent of an employing unit or any other person who makes a false statement or representation knowing it to be false, or who knowingly fails to disclose a material fact, to prevent or reduce the payment of benefits to any individual entitled thereto, or to avoid becoming or remaining a subject employer or to avoid or reduce any contribution or other payment required from an employing unit under this act or under the unemployment compensation law of any state or of the federal government, or who wilfully fails or refuses to make or to furnish any reports required hereunder or to produce or permit the inspection or copying of records as required hereunder, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and shall be punished by a fine of not less than Fifty Dollars ($50.00) nor more than Five Hundred Dollars ($500.00), or by imprisonment for not longer than ninety (90) days, or by both fine and imprisonment; and each such false statement or representation or failure to disclose a material fact, and each day of such failure or refusal shall constitute a separate offense.

Credits

Laws 1936, Ex.Sess., p. 44, § 16; Laws 1941, p. 166, § 17; Laws 1977, c. 20, § 4; Laws 1980, c. 323, § 9-102, eff. July 1, 1980.
40 Okl. St. Ann. § 226, OK ST T. 40 § 226
Current with legislation of the Second Regular Session and First and Second Extraordinary Sessions of the 58th Legislature (2022).
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