§3-9-3. False swearing; penalties.
(a) If any election official, or other person, making any affidavit required under any provision of this chapter, shall therein knowingly swear falsely, or if any person shall counsel, advise, aid or abet another in the commission of false swearing, he shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and, on conviction therefor shall be fined not less than fifty nor more than one thousand dollars and imprisoned in the county jail for a period of not more than one year.

(b) If any person making any declaration required under any provision of this chapter shall knowingly make a false statement or representation therein, or if any person shall counsel, advise, aid or abet another to make such a declaration containing any false statement or representation, any such person shall be deemed to be guilty of false swearing although no oath was administered, and such offense is hereby declared to be a misdemeanor. Upon conviction of such offense, any such person shall be fined not less than fifty nor more than one thousand dollars and imprisoned in the county jail for a period of not more than one year.