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§ 2773b. Parking of funds: prohibition; penalties
(a)Prohibition.—An officer or employee of the Department of Defense may not direct the designation of funds for a particular purpose in the budget of the President, as submitted to Congress pursuant to section 1105 of title 31, or the supporting documents of the Department of Defense component of such budget, with the knowledge or intent that such funds, if made available to the Department, will not be used for the purpose for which they are designated.
(b)Penalties.—The direction of the designation of funds in violation of the prohibition in subsection (a) shall be treated for purposes of chapter 13 of title 31 as a violation of section 1341(a)(1)(A) of such title.
(Added Pub. L. 109–364, div. A, title X, § 1053(a)(1), Oct. 17, 2006, 120 Stat. 2396.)