The Vermont Statutes Online
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§ 1103. Bribing triers of causes
A person who corrupts or attempts to corrupt a master, auditor, referee, commissioner, juror, or arbitrator by giving, offering, or promising a gift or gratuity, with intent to bias the opinion or influence the decision of such person, in relation to a cause or matter pending in the court or before an inquest, or for the decision of which such officer has been chosen or appointed, shall be imprisoned not more than five years or fined not more than $1,000.00, or both. (Amended 1971, No. 185 (Adj. Sess.), § 236, eff. March 29, 1972; 1971, No. 199 (Adj. Sess.), § 15; 1981, No. 223 (Adj. Sess.), § 23.)