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Tennessee Code Title 39. Criminal Offenses § 39-16-703

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(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.

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