§ 67 Every person who gives or offers any bribe to any executive officer …
§ 67.5 (a) Every person who gives or offers as a bribe to any …
§ 68 (a) Every executive or ministerial officer, employee, or …
§ 69 (a) Every person who attempts, by means of any threat or …
§ 70 (a) Every executive or ministerial officer, employee, or …
§ 70.5 Every commissioner of civil marriages or every deputy commissioner of …
§ 71 (a) Every person who, with intent to cause, attempts to cause, …
§ 72 Every person who, with intent to defraud, presents for allowance or …
§ 72.5 (a) Every person who, knowing a claim seeks public funds for …
§ 73 Every person who gives or offers any gratuity or reward, in …
§ 74 Every public officer who, for any gratuity or reward, appoints …
§ 76 (a) Every person who knowingly and willingly threatens the life …
§ 77 The various provisions of this title, except Section 76, apply to …

Terms Used In California Codes > Penal Code > Part 1 > Title 5 - OF CRIMES BY AND AGAINST THE EXECUTIVE POWER OF THE STATE

  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • bribe: signifies anything of value or advantage, present or prospective, or any promise or undertaking to give any, asked, given, or accepted, with a corrupt intent to influence, unlawfully, the person to whom it is given, in his or her action, vote, or opinion, in any public or official capacity. See California Penal Code 7
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • county: includes "city and county". See California Penal Code 7
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • knowingly: import s only a knowledge that the facts exist which bring the act or omission within the provisions of this code. See California Penal Code 7
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • peace officer: signify any one of the officers mentioned in Chapter 4. See California Penal Code 7
  • person: includes a corporation as well as a natural person. See California Penal Code 7
  • Precedent: A court decision in an earlier case with facts and law similar to a dispute currently before a court. Precedent will ordinarily govern the decision of a later similar case, unless a party can show that it was wrongly decided or that it differed in some significant way.
  • property: includes both real and personal property. See California Penal Code 7
  • Public defender: Represent defendants who can't afford an attorney in criminal matters.
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • spouse: includes "registered domestic partner" as required by Section 297. See California Penal Code 7
  • state: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories, and the words "United States" may include the district and territories. See California Penal Code 7