（a）重罪是根据第1170条（h）的规定，可处以死刑，在州监狱中监禁或有其他法律规定，在县监狱中监禁的犯罪。其他每项犯罪 或公共犯罪是轻罪，但被归类为违规的那些犯罪除外。 * * *
§115.5. 提交与单亲家庭住所有关的虚假或伪造文件； 惩罚; 向公证员提供虚假陈述
（a）在国家法律可能宣誓的任何情况下，每个已宣誓就将在任何主管法庭，官员或个人面前真实地作证，宣告，处置或证明的人 故意和违背誓言对加州进行管理，将他或她知道是虚假的任何重大事项声明为真实，并且在以下任何情况下，作证，声明，处置或证明人为伪证的， 加州法律允许作证，声明，证词或证明，但会受到伪证罪的处罚，并故意将他或她知道是虚假的任何重大事项视为伪证。
§470. 伪造； 签名或盖章； 记录损坏
（d）为了欺骗，虚假地制造，更改，伪造或伪造，说出，发表，通过，企图或提议通过以下任何一项作为真实和真实的项目的人，明知以下事实： 是虚假的，篡改的，伪造的或伪造的，是伪造的：…或伪造对任何公证人的承认，或对任何承认其为假的公证人的承认； 或（b）分节所述的任何事项。
§830.3. 治安官； 雇用机构； 政府机关
以下人员是治安官，其职权范围扩大到该州的任何地方，以执行其主要职责或在根据第836条对任何直接威胁到人员或财产危险的公共犯罪进行逮捕时， 或该罪行的逃脱者，或根据《政府法典》第8597或8598条。 * * *
（o）州务卿指定的州务卿办公室的调查员，但这些治安官的主要职责是执行国防法令第1部第3章（从8200条起）中规定的法律。 政府法规的标题2和12172.5节。 * * *
§ 17. Felony; misdemeanor; infraction; classification of offenses
(a) A felony is a crime that is punishable with death, by imprisonment in the state prison, or notwithstanding any other provision of law, by imprisonment in a county jail under the provisions of subdivision (h) of Section 1170. Every other crime or public offense is a misdemeanor except those offenses that are classified as infractions. * * *
§ 115.5. Filing false or forged documents relating to single-family residences; punishment; false statement to notary public
(a) Every person who files any false or forged document or instrument with the county recorder which affects title to, places an encumbrance on, or places an interest secured by a mortgage or deed of trust on, real property consisting of a single-family residence containing not more than four dwelling units, with knowledge that the document is false or forged, is punishable, in addition to any other punishment, by a fine not exceeding seventy-five thousand dollars ($75,000).
(b) Every person who makes a false sworn statement to a notary public, with knowledge that the statement is false, to induce the notary public to perform an improper notarial act on an instrument or document affecting title to, or placing an encumbrance on, real property consisting of a single-family residence containing not more than four dwelling units is guilty of a felony.
§ 118. Perjury defined; evidence necessary to support conviction
(a) Every person who, having taken an oath that he or she will testify, declare, depose, or certify truly before any competent tribunal, officer, or person, in any of the cases in which the oath may by law of the State of California be administered, willfully and contrary to the oath, states as true any material matter which he or she knows to be false, and every person who testifies, declares, deposes, or certifies under penalty of perjury in any of the cases in which the testimony, declarations, depositions, or certification is permitted by law of the State of California under penalty of perjury and willfully states as true any material matter which he or she knows to be false, is guilty of perjury.
This subdivision is applicable whether the statement, or the testimony, declaration, deposition, or certification is made or subscribed within or without the State of California.
(b) No person shall be convicted of perjury where proof of falsity rests solely upon contradiction by testimony of a single person other than the defendant. Proof of falsity may be established by direct or indirect evidence.
§ 126. Punishment
Perjury is punishable by imprisonment pursuant to subdivision (h) of Section 1170 for two, three or four years.
§ 470. Forgery; signatures or seals; corruption of records
(b) Every person who, with the intent to defraud, counterfeits or forges the seal or handwriting of another is guilty of forgery.
(d) Every person who, with the intent to defraud, falsely makes, alters, forges, or counterfeits, utters, publishes, passes or attempts or offers to pass, as true and genuine, any of the following items, knowing the same to be false, altered, forged, or counterfeited, is guilty of forgery: … or falsifies the acknowledgment of any notary public, or any notary public who issues an acknowledgment knowing it to be false; or any matter described in subdivision (b).
§ 473. Forgery; punishment
(a) Forgery is punishable by imprisonment in a county jail for not more than one year, or by imprisonment pursuant to subdivision (h) of Section 1170.
§ 830.3. Peace officers; employing agencies; authority
The following persons are peace officers whose authority extends to any place in the state for the purpose of performing their primary duty or when making an arrest pursuant to Section 836 as to any public offense with respect to which there is immediate danger to person or property, or of the escape of the perpetrator of that offense, or pursuant to Section 8597 or 8598 of the Government Code. * * *
(o) Investigators of the office of the Secretary of State designated by the Secretary of State, provided that the primary duty of these peace officers shall be the enforcement of the law as prescribed in Chapter 3 (commencing with Section 8200) of Division 1 of Title 2 of, and Section 12172.5 of, the Government Code. * * *