|HB 2507 - DIGEST|
|(SUBSTITUTED FOR - SEE 1ST SUB)|
Provides that no person may knowingly offer or grant a false or misleading degree or other document that purports to confer a degree that is false or misleading.
Declares that, for purposes of this act, a degree or other document that purports to confer a degree is false or misleading if it states or suggests that the person named in the degree or document has completed the requirements of an academic or professional program of study in a particular field beyond the secondary level, but the person in fact has not completed the requirements of such a program of study.
Provides that any person or entity that willfully violates this subsection is subject to a civil penalty of not more than one thousand dollars for each violation. The penalty may be imposed by the board or by any court of competent jurisdiction.