19.2. Bribery By A Public Servant
This is a Florida Jury Instructions form that can be used for 19 Bribery within Criminal.
Last updated: 2/28/2006
19.2 BRIBERY BY A PUBLIC SERVANT 838.015(1), Fla. Stat. To prove the crime of Bribery by a Plic Servanub t, the State must prove the following four elements beyond a reasonable doubt: 1. [Name of defendant] was a [office of defendant]. 2. [Name of defendant] [requested] [solicited] [accepted] [agreed to accept] from [name of person making bribe] 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 defendant] me of defendant] was [a person in whose welfare [name of defendant] was 4. The [request] [solicitation] [acceptan with intent of corruptly being influenced in the performance of some act or omission that me of person making bribe] believed to be a. [[Name of person making bribe] believed to be 838.015(1), Fla. Stat. 19.2 BRIBERY BY A PUBLIC SERVANT To prove the crime of Bribery by a Pub 838.015(1), Fla. Stat. 19.2 BRIBERY BY A PUBLIC SERVANT To prove the crime of Bribery by a Pub me of defendant] represented as being of defendan t]s official discretion].] m defendant]s public duty].] e of me of defendant]s public duty].] "Corruptly" means done with a wrongful intent and for the purpose of obtaining or receiving compensation 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. The Court now instructs you that a [offi In order for [name of defendant] to be guilty, it is not necessary that the act with respect to which <<<<<<<<<********>>>>>>>>>>>>> 2 [the bribe was [requested] [solicited] [accepted]] [an agreement was reached for the bribe] me of defenda was properly pending before [name of defendabrought before [name of defendant], or that [name of defendant] was qualified to act in me of defendant the desired way, or that [name of defendant[name of defendant]s official action was necessary to achieve the purpose of the person making the bribe. 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.