2018 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 70. Schools
§70-16-123. Soliciting or receiving bribes - Punishment.

Universal Citation: 70 OK Stat § 70-16-123 (2018)

Any member of the State Board of Education and any member of the State Textbook Committee who directly or indirectly solicits, receives or agrees to receive any money, goods, bribe, present, reward or any valuable thing whatsoever with the intent, and which will have the effect, to influence a decision on any question, matter, cause or proceeding in the selection or adoption of any textbook or series of textbooks provided for in this article, upon conviction, shall be guilty of a felony.

Any superintendent of schools, any member of a board of education, and any member of a local textbook committee who directly or indirectly solicits, receives or agrees to receive any money, goods, bribe, present, reward or any valuable thing whatsoever with the intent and which will have the effect to influence a decision on any question, matter, cause or proceeding in the selection or adoption of any textbook or series of textbooks, upon conviction, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and shall be punished by a fine of not to exceed Five Hundred Dollars ($500.00), or by imprisonment in the county jail for a term of not to exceed six (6) months, or both such fine and imprisonment.

Added by Laws 1971, c. 281, § 16-123, eff. July 2, 1971. Amended by Laws 1993, c. 239, § 44, eff. July 1, 1993; Laws 1993, c. 360, § 13, eff. July 1, 1993; Laws 1997, c. 133, § 574, eff. July 1, 1998.

NOTE: Laws 1993, c. 229, § 20 repealed by Laws 1993, c. 360, § 16, emerg. eff. June 10, 1993.

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