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2004 Florida Statutes

Section 838.15, Florida Statutes 2004

838.15  Commercial bribe receiving.--

(1)  A person commits the crime of commercial bribe receiving if the person solicits, accepts, or agrees to accept a benefit with intent to violate a statutory or common-law duty to which that person is subject as:

(a)  An agent or employee of another;

(b)  A trustee, guardian, or other fiduciary;

(c)  A lawyer, physician, accountant, appraiser, or other professional adviser;

(d)  An officer, director, partner, manager, or other participant in the direction of the affairs of an organization; or

(e)  An arbitrator or other purportedly disinterested adjudicator or referee.

(2)  Commercial bribe receiving is a third degree felony, punishable as provided in s. 775.082, s. 775.083, or s. 775.084

History.--s. 1, ch. 90-301.