TITLE 11
Criminal Offenses

CHAPTER 11-33
Perjury and False Swearing

SECTION 11-33-6


§ 11-33-6 Perjury before general assembly committees.

(a) Every person who shall testify before any committee, sub-committee, or commission of the general assembly may be required to do so under oath or affirmation by the committee, sub-committee, or commission. If required to testify a stenographic record shall be kept of that testimony after approval by the speaker of the house of representatives and the president of the senate.

(b) Any person who shall willfully swear or affirm falsely in regard to any testimony before any committee, sub-committee, or commission of the general assembly shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and shall be fined not exceeding five hundred dollars ($500) or be imprisoned not exceeding one year.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1979, ch. 382, § 1; P.L. 2001, ch. 180, § 7.)