2013 Connecticut General Statutes
Title 53a - Penal Code
Chapter 952 - Penal Code: Offenses
Section 53a-157b - (Formerly Sec. 53a-157). False statement: Class A misdemeanor.

CT Gen Stat § 53a-157b (2013) What's This?

(a) A person is guilty of false statement when such person (1) intentionally makes a false written statement that such person does not believe to be true with the intent to mislead a public servant in the performance of such public servant’s official function, and (2) makes such statement under oath or pursuant to a form bearing notice, authorized by law, to the effect that false statements made therein are punishable.

(b) False statement is a class A misdemeanor.

(1969, P.A. 828, S. 159; P.A. 93-392, S. 6; P.A. 13-144, S. 2.)

History: P.A. 93-392 amended Subsecs. (a) and (b) to classify the intentional making of a false written statement other than on a certified payroll as false statement “in the second degree”; Sec. 53a-157 transferred to Sec. 53a-157b in 1995; P.A. 13-144 changed “false statement in the second degree” to “false statement” and made technical changes.

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