State and federal politicians who lie about their military records should pay a $10,000 State Ethics Commission fine, according to legislation a Charleston lawmaker has drafted with the backing of a Medal of Honor recipient.
The legislation is important for a state that plays a key presidential primary role, said state Rep. Chip Limehouse, a Charleston Republican. His measure calls for people to pay a $10,000 fine if they’re found to have lied about their records. A third offense would bring a $30,000 fine.
The Associated Press