Perjury (contradictory Statements Under Oath): Hearing Before a Subcommittee on the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, Eighty-first Congress, Second Session on S. 933, to Extend the Law Relating to Perjury to the Willful Giving of Contradictory Statements Under Oath. March 10, 1950

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1951 - Perjury - 10 pages
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Page 2 - Every person who, having taken an oath before a competent tribunal, officer, or person, in any case in which a law of the United States authorizes an oath to be administered, that he will testify, declare, depose, or certify truly, or that any written testimony, declaration, deposition, or certificate by him subscribed is true, willfully and contrary to such oath states or subscribes any material matter which he does not believe to be true, is guilty of perjury...
Page 1 - ... an oath to be administered, that he will testify, declare, depose, or certify truly, or that any written testimony, declaration, deposition, or certificate by him subscribed, is true, willfully and contrary to such oath states or subscribes any material matter which he does not believe to be true, is guilty of perjury, and shall, except as otherwise expressly provided by law, be fined not more than $2,000 or imprisoned not more than five years, or both.
Page 1 - Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That title 18, United States Code, section 241, is amended to read as follows : "SEC.
Page 1 - Code, chapter 79. to add a new section, 1623, to extend the law relating to perjury to the willful giving of contradictory statements under oath; to the Committee on the Judiciary.
Page 2 - The amendment consists of the italicized interpolated addition of the phiase "or willfully gives or makes contradictory testimony or statements in judicial proceedings in respect to any material matter...
Page 1 - ... contradictory testimony or statements in judicial proceedings in respect to any material matter, is guilty of perjury, and shall, except as otherwise expressly provided by law, be fined not more than $2,000 or imprisoned not more than five years, or both.
Page 1 - Washington, DC The subcommittee met, pursuant to notice, at 10:30 am, in room 424, Senate Office Building, Hon.

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