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Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002





Section 904 -- Criminal Penalties for Violations of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974


Section 501 of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (29 U.S.C. 1131) is amended--
  1. by striking "$ 5,000" and inserting "$ 100,000";

  2. by striking "one year" and inserting "10 years"; and

  3. by striking "$ 100,000" and inserting "$ 500,000".


Legislative History


July 30, 2002, 107 P.L. 204, Title IX, § 904, 116 Stat. 745.



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