Chapter 2. Veterans’ Organizations And Insignia of California Military And Veterans Code >> Division 8. >> Chapter 2.
Any person who willfully wears or uses the badge, lapel
button, rosette, or other recognized and estimable insignia of the
veterans' organizations specified in subdivision (a) of Section 1800,
unless he or she is entitled to wear or use it under the rules and
regulations and with the express permission of the veterans'
organizations specified in subdivision (a) of Section 1800, is guilty
of a misdemeanor and is punishable for a first conviction by
imprisonment for a term not to exceed 30 days in the county jail, or
a fine not to exceed five hundred dollars ($500), except that if the
person has been previously convicted of a violation of this section,
that conviction shall be specified in the accusation and if found to
be true or admitted by the person, a second or succeeding violation
of this section is punishable by imprisonment not to exceed six
months in the county jail, or a fine not to exceed one thousand
dollars ($1,000), or both fine and imprisonment.
Nothing in this section shall preclude prosecution for violation
of any other law.
A person who falsely represents himself or herself in a
manner specified in Section 532b of the Penal Code shall be guilty of
a misdemeanor or infraction, as prescribed by Section 532b of the