2014 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 21. Crimes and Punishments
§21-380. Bribery of fiduciary.
A. Any fiduciary who, with a corrupt intent and without the consent of his beneficiary, intentionally or knowingly solicits, accepts, or agrees to accept any bribe from another person with the agreement or understanding that the bribe as defined by law will influence the conduct of the fiduciary in relation to the affairs of his beneficiary, upon conviction, is guilty of a felony punishable by imprisonment in a state correctional institution for a term not more than ten (10) years, or by a fine not to exceed Five Thousand Dollars ($5,000.00) or an amount fixed by the court not to exceed twice the value of the benefit gained from the bribe, or by both said imprisonment and fine.
B. Any person who offers, confers, or agrees to confer any bribe the acceptance of which is an offense pursuant to the provisions of subsection A of this section, upon conviction, is guilty of a felony punishable by imprisonment in a state correctional institution for a term not more than ten (10) years, or by a fine not to exceed Five Thousand Dollars ($5,000.00), or both.
C. As used in subsection A of this section:
1. “Beneficiary” means any person for whom a fiduciary is acting;
2. “Fiduciary” means:
a.an agent or employee, or
b.a trustee, guardian, custodian, administrator, executor, conservator, receiver, or similar fiduciary, or
c.a lawyer, physician, accountant, appraiser, or other professional advisor, or
d.an officer, director, partner, manager, or other participant in the direction of the affairs of a corporation or association.
Added by Laws 1984, c. 155, § 1, eff. Nov. 1, 1984. Amended by Laws 1997, c. 133, § 179, eff. July 1, 1999; Laws 1999, 1st Ex.Sess., c. 5, § 96, eff. July 1, 1999.
NOTE: Laws 1998, 1st Ex.Sess., c. 2, § 23 amended the effective date of Laws 1997, c. 133, § 179 from July 1, 1998, to July 1, 1999.
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