MADISON — Gov.
Scott Walker has signed a bill that makes lying about military
service a crime.
bill makes falsely claiming military service or a military award a
misdemeanor punishable by up to nine months in jail and $10,000 in
fines. If someone makes those claims intending to commit or aid
another crime he or she would be guilty of a felony punishable by
up to six years in prison and $10,000 in fines.
Walker signed the
passed the measure in April. The Senate followed suit in May.