2019 Connecticut General Statutes
Title 53a - Penal Code
Chapter 952 - Penal Code: Offenses
Section 53a-157b - (Formerly Sec. 53a-157). False statement: Class A misdemeanor.

Universal Citation: CT Gen Stat § 53a-157b (2019)

(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.

Annotations to former section 53a-157:

Cited. 186 C. 265; 200 C. 310; Id., 743; 221 C. 93; 227 C. 1; 238 C. 588.

Cited. 6 CA 143; 9 CA 686; 28 CA 733; 34 CA 694; 35 CA 714; 36 CA 556.

Cited. 38 CS 340; Id., 695; 40 CS 145.

Annotations to present section:

Cited. 233 C. 527; 235 C. 679.

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