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(1)?A person is guilty of false swearing if he or she makes a false statement, which he or she knows to be false, under an oath required or authorized by law.
(2)?False swearing is a gross misdemeanor.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Washington Revised Code Title 9A. Washington Criminal Code § 9A.72.040. False swearing - last updated April 06, 2022 | https://codes.findlaw.com/wa/title-9a-washington-criminal-code/wa-rev-code-9a-72-040.html
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