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3-3-120. Perjury and subornation of perjury Penalty.

(a)  Any person who willfully and corruptly swears or affirms falsely in any material manner, upon any oath or affirmation, in respect of any matter under inquiry before either house, or such committee of either house or joint committee of both houses, commits perjury and shall be subject to indictment, trial and conviction for such perjury.

(b)  Any person who corruptly procures another to swear or affirm falsely in any such inquiry commits subornation of perjury and shall be subject to indictment, trial and conviction for such offense.

(c)  A violation of this section is a Class E felony.

[Acts 1931, ch. 3, § 9; C. Supp. 1950, § 172.9; T.C.A. (orig. ed.), § 3-320; Acts 1989, ch. 591, § 15.]  

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Statutes > Tennessee > Title-3 > Chapter-3 > 3-3-120

3-3-120. Perjury and subornation of perjury Penalty.

(a)  Any person who willfully and corruptly swears or affirms falsely in any material manner, upon any oath or affirmation, in respect of any matter under inquiry before either house, or such committee of either house or joint committee of both houses, commits perjury and shall be subject to indictment, trial and conviction for such perjury.

(b)  Any person who corruptly procures another to swear or affirm falsely in any such inquiry commits subornation of perjury and shall be subject to indictment, trial and conviction for such offense.

(c)  A violation of this section is a Class E felony.

[Acts 1931, ch. 3, § 9; C. Supp. 1950, § 172.9; T.C.A. (orig. ed.), § 3-320; Acts 1989, ch. 591, § 15.]  


State Codes and Statutes

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Tennessee > Title-3 > Chapter-3 > 3-3-120

3-3-120. Perjury and subornation of perjury Penalty.

(a)  Any person who willfully and corruptly swears or affirms falsely in any material manner, upon any oath or affirmation, in respect of any matter under inquiry before either house, or such committee of either house or joint committee of both houses, commits perjury and shall be subject to indictment, trial and conviction for such perjury.

(b)  Any person who corruptly procures another to swear or affirm falsely in any such inquiry commits subornation of perjury and shall be subject to indictment, trial and conviction for such offense.

(c)  A violation of this section is a Class E felony.

[Acts 1931, ch. 3, § 9; C. Supp. 1950, § 172.9; T.C.A. (orig. ed.), § 3-320; Acts 1989, ch. 591, § 15.]  

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