§4-1-6a.  False swearing in a legislative proceeding; penalty.

(a) A person may not willfully swear falsely, under oath or affirmation lawfully administered, in a legislative proceeding concerning any matter or thing material or not material, or procure, or attempt to procure, another person to do so.

(b) A person who violates subsection (a) of this section is guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction, shall be fined not more than $1,000 and, in the discretion of the court, be confined in jail not more than one year.

(c) A person convicted of violating subsection (a) of this section is ineligible to hold any office or position of honor, trust or profit in this state, and to serve as a juror.

Bills Affecting §4-1-6A

2017 Regular Session: SB554
1997 Regular Session: SB501