Criminal Offenses

Perjury and False Swearing

SECTION 11-33-7

§ 11-33-7. Perjury or false swearing – Child support.

Every person who shall violate any provision of this chapter in any case or controversy involving the abandonment or nonsupport of a child pending before the family court or any other tribunal or agency of competent jurisdiction shall be guilty of a felony and shall be imprisoned for a term not to exceed twenty (20) years.

[See § 12-1-15 of the General Laws.]

History of Section.
(P.L. 1995, ch. 370, art. 29, § 3; P.L. 1995, ch. 374, § 3.)