Substitute House Bill No. 6750

Public Act No. 99-245

An Act Concerning Penalties for False Statements Made on Connecticut Housing Finance Authority Program Documents.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

Section 1. (NEW) The Connecticut Housing Finance Authority may require any application or document submitted with respect to any program of, or program administered by, said authority to be signed under penalty of false statement as provided in section 53a-157b of the general statutes.

Sec. 2. Section 8-46 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof:

Any person who makes a false statement concerning [the income of the family for which] any of the eligibility requirements for a public housing project, as defined in subsection (b) of section 21a-278a, in an application for admission to or continued occupancy of such public housing [projects is made] may be fined not more than five hundred dollars or imprisoned not more than six months or both.

Approved June 29, 1999