What is the current penalty for perjury in a federal court?

What is the current penalty for perjury in a federal court?See whether you can find out by using Cornell law school’s online law library – at this site:http://www.law.cornell.edu/First, go to the site.Look for the blue links marked “read the law.” Notice that there is a row of federal materials and another row for state materials.Select “US Code” (a compilation of all of the current laws passed by Congress, in topical order)Scroll down until you see a list of the Titles (one per topic in the code). Note the warning at the side, asking you to search one title at a time, instead of searching the whole code. It is always easier to find a needle in a smaller haystack.Click on Title 18 – the Criminal Code.Enter “perjury” in the search box, and then check the statutes that pop up.What is the answer? What section of the Code contains that answer?PS – You can also “just google” to find answers to straight orward legal questions like this one. You might be surprised to learn that the penalty for perjury in a Maryland court is much stiffer than that levied by the feds. If you google “Maryland perjury statute” you might find a link like this one. If you follow that link, you’ll see that lying in a Maryland court could (in theory) get you ten years!https://law.justia.com/codes/maryland/2010/criminal-law/title-9/subtitle-1/9-101/