P.L. 98–473, Approved October 12, 1984 (98 Stat. 1837)

Continuing Appropriations for Fiscal Year 1985

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Sec. 1212. [42 U.S.C. 1302 note] (a)  The Secretary of the Treasury shall take such steps as may be necessary to provide that all checks issued for payment of benefits under title II of the Social Security Act, and the envelopes in which such checks are mailed, contain a printed notice that the commission of forgery in conjunction with the cashing or attempted cashing of such checks constitutes a violation of Federal law. Such notice shall also state the maximum penalties for forgery under the applicable provisions of title 18 of the United States Code.

(b)  Subsection (a) shall apply with respect to checks issued for months after the ninth month after the date of the enactment of this Act.

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[Internal Reference.—SSAct §205 heading has a footnote referring to P.L. 98-473.]