19.1. Bribery Of Public Servant
This is a Florida Jury Instructions form that can be used for 19 Bribery within Criminal.
Last updated: 2/28/2006
19.1 BRIBERY OF PUBLIC SERVANT 838.015(1), Fla. Stat. To prove the crime of Brublic Servant, the State must prove the ibery of a P following four elements beyond a reasonable doubt: 1. [Name of person bribed] was a [office of person bribed]. 2. [Name of defendant] [gave] [offered] [promised] to me of person bribed] the thing described in the charge in this case as [read from charge]. 3. The [read from charge] was something of value, benefit or advantage to [[name of person bribed]] me of person [a person in whose welfare [name of person 4. The [gift] [offer] [promise] was made for the purpose of corruptly influencing [name of person bribed] in the performance of some act or omission that me of defendant] believed to within the official discretion a. [[Name of defendant] believed to 838.015(1), Fla. Stat. 19.1 BRIBERY OF PUBLIC SERVANT To prove the crim e of Bribery of a P 838.015(1), Fla. Stat. 19.1 BRIBERY OF PUBLIC SERVANT To prove the crim e of Bribery of a P me of person bribed] represen ted as being [within the public servants official discretion].] servants public duty].] ance of the p ublic servants public duty].] "Corruptly" means done with a wrongful intent and for the purpose of compensating or paying for any benefit resulting from some act or omission of a public servant that is inconsistent with the proper performance of the public servants public duties. of person bribed] is a public servant. In order for [name of defendant] to be guilty, it is not necessary that the act with offe respect to which the bribe was [given] [offe [name of persmon bribed], or that by law it ight be properly brought before the public servant, or that the public servant was qualifd to act in the desired way, or that the ie <<<<<<<<<********>>>>>>>>>>>>> 2public servant had jurisdiction over the matter, or that the public servants official action was necessary to achieve the purpose of [name of defendant]. For the purpose of the laws against bribery, any person who has been elected or appointed to, or who is a candidate for election or appointment to, any public office is regarded as already being in that office with respect to any transaction relating to an act to be done if and when the person actually assumes office.