Wisconsin Administrative Code
Department of Veterans Affairs
Chapter VA 1 - General Provisions
Section VA 1.08 - False statements

Universal Citation: WI Admin Code ยง VA 1.08

Current through February 27, 2023


(a) Investigation and suspension. If the department finds after an investigation that any applicant for benefits from the department has willfully made or caused to be made, or conspired, combined, aided or assisted in, agreed to, arranged for, or in any way procured the making of a false or fraudulent affidavit, declaration, certificate, statement, or other writing, the department may suspend or deny all benefits available to such applicant from the department.

(c) Reinstatement of benefits. A veteran may petition for reinstatement of suspended benefits. The department after investigation may reinstate benefits. If the department finds that a petition for reinstatement is made without sufficient cause to justify reinstatement, the department shall deny the petition.

(2) CRIMINAL PROSECUTION. In cases where the department finds after an investigation that a false statement has been made in connection with an application for benefits, the department may forward the relevant facts to the appropriate district attorney for necessary action pursuant to s. 45.03(16) (b), Stats.

Cr. Register, March, 1965, No. 111, eff. 4-1-65; r. and recr., Register, August, 1972, No. 200, eff. 9-1-72; r. (1) (b), Register, January, 1984, No. 337, eff. 2-1-84; correction in (2) made under s. 13.93(2m) (b) 7, Stats., Register, April, 1986, No. 364.

Amended by, CR 20-011: am. Register September 2021 No. 789, eff. 10/1/2021

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