proceeding" is any proceeding held or which may be held before any
legislative, judicial, administrative or other agency or official
authorized to take evidence under oath, including any referee, hearing
examiner, commissioner or notary or other person taking evidence in
connection with any proceeding.
General Statutes § 53a-146 (1) (applies to Part XI: Bribery, Offenses
against the Administration of Justice and Other Related Offenses, §§
53a-147 -- 53a-167d).