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      RS 14:126.3     


§126.3.  False statements concerning employment in a nursing or health care facility

A.  The crime of health care facility application fraud is the knowing and intentional offering of a false written or oral statement in any employment application or in an effort to obtain employment as a caretaker in any nursing home, facility for persons with intellectual disabilities, mental health facility, hospital, home health agency, hospice, or other residential facility required to be licensed or operated under the laws of this state or established by the laws of this state.  Such false statement must be relevant to the caretaking obligation of such employee, but shall specifically apply to but not be limited to educational and professional background and licensing and credential qualifications.

B.  Any person who violates the provisions of this Section shall be fined not more than five hundred dollars or imprisoned for not more than six months, or both.

Acts 1995, No. 788, §1; Acts 2014, No. 811, §6, eff. June 23, 2014.

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