2010 Mississippi Code
Chapter 15 - Offenses Affecting Highways, Ferries and Waterways.
97-15-3 - Highway commission members and employees; bribery.

§ 97-15-3. Highway commission members and employees; bribery.

Whoever being a member of the state highway commission, or any engineer, agent, or other employee, acting for or on behalf of the commission, shall accept, or agree to accept, receive or agree to receive, ask or solicit, either directly or indirectly, and any person who shall give or offer to give, or promise or procure to be promised, offered or given, either directly or indirectly to any member of said commission, or to any engineer, agent, or other employee acting for and on behalf of the commission, any monies, or any contract, promise, undertaking, obligation, gratuity or security for the payment of money, or for the delivery or conveyance of anything of value or of any political appointment or influence, present, or reward of any employment or any other thing of value, with the intent to have his decision or action on any question, matter, cause or proceeding which may at the time be pending, or which may by law be brought before him in his official capacity or in his place of trust or profit, influence thereby, shall be deemed guilty of a felony, and upon conviction, shall be imprisoned in the penitentiary not less than one nor more than five years, and shall forever after be disqualified from holding any office of trust or profit under the constitution or laws of this state. 

Sources: Codes, 1930, § 5017; 1942, § 8049; Laws,  1930, ch. 47; Laws, 1948, ch. 332, § 26.

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