Chapter 37 of the Texas Penal Code defines offenses relating to perjury and other falsification.
“Aggravated Perjury”, as per § 37.03 of the Texas Penal Code, occurs when a person commits perjury as defined in Section 37.02, and the false statement:
is made during or in connection with an official proceeding; and
An offense under this section is a third degree felony.
Severity of Crime
Third Degree Felony
Imprisonment in the institutional division for not more than 10 years or less than two years
In addition to imprisonment, may receive a fine not to exceed $10,000