2018 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 70. Schools
§70-16-122. Bribes - Punishment.

Universal Citation: 70 OK Stat § 70-16-122 (2018)

Any person who directly or indirectly promises or offers to give, or causes to be promised, offered or given, any money, books, bribe, present or reward or any valuable thing whatsoever to any member of the State Board of Education, the State Textbook Committee, or a local textbook committee, or any member of a board of education, teacher or other person with the intent to influence a decision on any question, matter, cause or proceeding in the selection or adoption of any textbooks, or series of textbooks, upon conviction, shall be guilty of a felony. Any teacher in the public schools of Oklahoma, any superintendent of a school district or any employee of a school district who shall in any way be interested in the profits, proceeds or sale of any school textbook used in the public schools under such person's charge, or with which such person is connected in any official capacity, upon conviction, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and shall be punished by a fine of not less than Fifty Dollars ($50.00) and not more than Two Hundred Dollars ($200.00), and shall in addition thereto forfeit the office or position.

Added by Laws 1971, c. 281, § 16-122, eff. July 2, 1971. Amended by Laws 1993, c. 239, § 43, eff. July 1, 1993; Laws 1993, c. 360, § 12, eff. July 1, 1993; Laws 1997, c. 133, § 573, eff. July 1, 1998.

NOTE: Laws 1993, c. 229, § 19 repealed by Laws 1993, c. 360, § 16, emerg. eff. June 10, 1993.

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