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Title XXXVIII CRIMES AND PUNISHMENT; PEACE OFFICERS AND PUBLIC DEFENDERS

Chapter 575

< > Effective - 01 Jan 1979, 3 histories, see footnote (history) bottom

  *575.280.  Until December 31, 2016 — Acceding to corruption. — 1.  A person commits the crime of acceding to corruption if:

  (1)  He is a judge, juror, special master, referee or arbitrator and knowingly solicits, accepts, or agrees to accept any benefit, direct or indirect, on the representation or understanding that it will influence his official action in a judicial proceeding pending in any court or before such official or juror;

  (2)  He is a witness or prospective witness in any official proceeding and knowingly solicits, accepts, or agrees to accept any benefit, direct or indirect, on the representation or understanding that he will disobey a subpoena or other legal process, or absent himself or avoid subpoena or other legal process, or withhold evidence, information or documents, or testify falsely.

  2.  Acceding to corruption under subdivision (1) of subsection 1 of this section is a class C felony.

  3.  Acceding to corruption under subdivision (2) of subsection 1 of this section in a felony prosecution, or on the representation or understanding of testifying falsely is a class D felony.  Otherwise, acceding to corruption is a class A misdemeanor.

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(L. 1977 S.B. 60)

Effective 1-01-79

*This section was amended by S.B. 491, 2014, effective 1-01-17.  Due to the delayed effective date, both versions of this section are printed here.


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