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California Code, Government Code - GOV § 65852.24

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(a) A person commits perjury if in an official proceeding he or she knowingly:

(1) Makes a false material statement under an oath required or authorized by law;

(2) Applies for or submits an absentee ballot for a city, school district, county, state, or federal election knowing that he or she is unlawfully applying for or unlawfully submitting the absentee ballot;  or

(3) Makes a false unsworn declaration under the Uniform Unsworn Foreign Declarations Act, § 16-2-201 et seq.

(b) Lack of knowledge of the materiality of the statement is not a defense to a charge of perjury under this section.

(c) Perjury is a Class C felony.

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