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S.180

Introduced by   Senator Illuzzi of Essex-Orleans District

Referred to Committee on

Date:

Subject:  Crimes; perjury; competency of perjurer as witness

Statement of purpose:  This bill proposes to repeal existing law that makes a person who has a perjury conviction incompetent to testify as a witness in court.

AN ACT RELATING TO THE COMPETENCY OF A PERJURER AS A WITNESS

It is hereby enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Vermont:

Sec. 1.  REPEAL

13 V.S.A. § 2907 (competency of perjurer as witness) is repealed.



Published by:

The Vermont General Assembly
115 State Street
Montpelier, Vermont


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