Summary: S.60 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed Senate without amendment (01/13/2009)

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Amends the federal criminal code to make it unlawful to knowingly and willfully sell or forge a ticket to a presidential inaugural ceremony or to use, unlawfully possess, or exhibit a forged ticket with the intent to defraud. Exempts the sale of tickets to a presidential inaugural ceremony that has already occurred or by an official presidential inaugural committee. Imposes a fine and/or prison term of up to one year for violations.