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  56.350.  Acceptance of fee for signing pardon application deemed bribery — penalty. — Any prosecuting attorney or circuit attorney, or any assistant prosecuting attorney or any assistant circuit attorney, or anyone who has held either one of said offices, who shall accept of any fee, gratuity, present or reward for signing the petition or application for a pardon of any person that was convicted of a felony or a misdemeanor during his term of office, or who shall accept of any fee, gratuity, present or reward for using his influence towards the pardon of any such person, shall be deemed guilty of bribery, and shall, on conviction, be punished by imprisonment in the penitentiary for a term of not less than two years nor more than five years.


(RSMo 1939 § 12983)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 11357; 1919 § 776; 1909 § 1041

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