2010 Tennessee Code
Title 39 - Criminal Offenses
Chapter 16 - Offenses Against Administration of Government
Part 7 - Perjury
39-16-703 - Aggravated perjury.

39-16-703. Aggravated perjury.

(a)  A person commits an offense who, with intent to deceive:

     (1)  Commits perjury as defined in § 39-16-702;

     (2)  The false statement is made during or in connection with an official proceeding; and

     (3)  The false statement is material.

(b)  It is no defense that the person mistakenly believed the statement to be immaterial.

(c)  Aggravated perjury is a Class D felony.

[Acts 1989, ch. 591, § 1.]  

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