Title 52 - Oil & Gas Code

§52-117. Bribery - Punishment.


Whoever corruptly gives, offers or promises to give to any member of the Commission, Proration Umpire, assistant or deputy of a Proration Umpire, Proration Attorney, or agent or employee of the Commission, any gift or gratuity whatsoever with an intent to influence any such officer or person in his acts or conduct with respect to (a) enforcing any order, rule or regulation of the Commission made under this act, or (b) the discharge of any duty by any such officer or person imposed upon him by the provisions of this act, or by any order, rule, or regulation of the Commission issued and promulgated under the provisions of this act, shall be guilty of a felony and shall be punished by imprisonment in the State Penitentiary not exceeding five (5) years, and by a fine not exceeding Five Thousand Dollars ($5,000.00).

Added by Laws 1933, c. 131, p. 296, § 34, emerg. eff. April 10, 1933. Amended by Laws 1997, c. 133, § 494, eff. July 1, 1999; Laws 1999, 1st Ex.Sess., c. 5, § 359, eff. July 1, 1999.

NOTE: Laws 1998, 1st Ex.Sess., c. 2, § 23 amended the effective date of Laws 1997, c. 133, § 494 from July 1, 1998, to July 1, 1999.