2011 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 42 — Public officers and employees
RS 42:1168 — Perjury; malfeasance in office


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§1168. Perjury; malfeasance in office

A. Perjury. Any person who intentionally and knowingly either files a false sworn complaint with the board or who gives false sworn testimony before the board or panel shall, upon conviction by a court of competent jurisdiction, be guilty of the crime of perjury and subject to the penalty set forth in R.S. 14:123.

B. Malfeasance by member of the board. Any member of the board who knowingly and intentionally initiates action by the board or panel against any public servant, or person knowing such action to be false shall, upon conviction by a court of competent jurisdiction, be guilty of the crime of malfeasance in office and subject to the penalty set forth in R.S. 14:134.

Acts 1979, No. 443, §1, eff. April 1, 1980; Acts 1996, 1st Ex. Sess., No. 64, §6, eff. Jan. 1, 1997.

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