2013 Mississippi Code
Title 97 - CRIMES
Chapter 7 - CRIMES AGAINST SOVEREIGNTY OR ADMINISTRATION OF GOVERNMENT
§ 97-7-55 - Legislature; member accepting or agreeing to accept bribes


MS Code § 97-7-55 (2013) What's This?

Every member of either house composing the legislature who asks, receives, or agrees to receive any bribe, upon any understanding, express or implied, that his official vote, opinion, judgment, or action shall be influenced thereby, or shall be given in any particular manner or upon any particular side of any question or matter upon which he may be required to act in his official capacity, or gives or offers or promises to give any official vote in consideration that another member of the legislature shall give any such vote, either upon the same or another question, shall be guilty of a felony, and, upon conviction, shall be imprisoned in the penitentiary not less than one year nor more than ten years.

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