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Revised as of January 19, 2021
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§ 32.4 Communications Act.
Attention is directed to the following extract from section 220 of the
Communications Act of 1934, 47 U.S.C. 220 (1984):
(e) Any person who shall willfully make any false entry in the accounts
of any book of accounts or in any record or memoranda kept by any such
carrier, or who shall willfully destroy, mutilate, alter, or by any
other means or device falsify any such account, record, or memoranda,
or who shall willfully neglect or fail to make full, true, and correct
entries in such accounts, records, or memoranda of all facts and
transactions appertaining to the business of the carrier, shall be
deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and shall be subject, upon conviction,
to a fine of not less than $1,000 nor more than $5,000 or imprisonment
for a term of not less than one year nor more than three years, or both
such fine and imprisonment: Provided, that the Commission may in its
discretion issue orders specifying such operating, accounting or
financial papers, records, books, blanks, or documents which may, after
a reasonable time, be destroyed, and prescribing the length of time
such books, papers, or documents shall be preserved.
For regulations governing the periods for which records are to be
retained, see part 42, Preservation of Records of Communications Common
Carriers, of this chapter which relates to preservation of records.
Subpart B—General Instructions
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