Kansas Statutes Annotated
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Statute Number:21-6506
Chapter Title:CRIMES AND PUNISHMENTS
Article Title:CRIMES AFFECTING BUSINESS
Tax Type:All
Brief Description:Commercial bribery.
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21-6506. Commercial bribery. (a) Commercial bribery is conferring, offering or agreeing to confer, or soliciting, accepting or agreeing to accept, any benefit as consideration for knowingly violating or agreeing to violate a duty of fidelity or trust by:

(1) An agent or employee of another;

(2) a person acting in a fiduciary capacity;

(3) a lawyer, physician, accountant, appraiser or other professional adviser;

(4) an officer, director, partner, manager or other participant in the affairs of a corporation, partnership or unincorporated association; or

(5) an arbitrator or other purportedly disinterested adjudicator or referee.

(b) Commercial bribery is a severity level 8, nonperson felony.

(c) A person who violates the provisions of this section may also be prosecuted for, convicted of, and punished for theft.

History: L. 2010, ch. 136, 237; July 1, 2011.



Date Composed: 01/19/2012 Date Modified: 01/19/2012

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