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Perjury in the second degree 18-8-503 (2)


Perjury and Related Offenses

This web page contains the elements of the Colorado Crime of Perjury in the second degree 18-8-503 (2)

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Perjury in the second degree 18-8-503 (2)

A person who, in situations other than an official proceeding, makes a materially false statement under oath when he or she does not believe the statement to be true and with the intent to mislead a public servant in the performance of his or her duty, commits a class 1 misdemeanor.

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