(a) An application for money, property, food stamps, or other assistance, under a
nutritional program based on need or a social program financed in whole or in part
by the State, and administered by the Department of Human Services, the Maryland Department
of Health, or a local department of social services, whether under this or any other
article of the Code, shall be in writing and signed by the applicant.
(b) A person may not make a false or fraudulent statement with the intent to obtain
money, property, food stamps, or other assistance in making and signing the application
required in subsection (a) of this section.
(c) A person who violates this section is guilty of the misdemeanor of perjury and
on conviction is subject to the penalties provided for perjury in § 9-101 of this article.
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