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Title 13 : Crimes and Criminal Procedure

Chapter 021 : BRIBERY

(Cite as: 13 V.S.A. § 1104)
  • § 1104. Triers of causes accepting bribes

    A person summoned as a juror, or chosen or appointed as a master, auditor, referee, commissioner, or arbitrator, who corruptly takes anything to give his or her verdict, award, or report, or corruptly receives a gift or gratuity from a party to an action, cause, or proceedings, for the trial or decision of which such juror was summoned, or for the hearing or determination of which such master, auditor, referee, commissioner, or arbitrator was 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.)