Section 39-5-2Issuance of false or fraudulent certificate of compliance.
Any awarding authority or its agents issuing a willfully false or fraudulent certificate as required by Section 39-5-1 shall be guilty of a felony and, on conviction thereof, shall be fined not less than five thousand dollars ($5,000) nor more than fifty thousand dollars ($50,000) or, at the discretion of the jury, shall be imprisoned in the penitentiary for not less than one nor more than three years.
(Acts 1961, No. 868, p. 1361, §6; Acts 1997, No. 97-225, p. 348, §1.)