(a) A person is guilty of bribery of a witness if he offers, confers or agrees to confer upon a witness any benefit to influence the testimony or conduct of such witness in, or in relation to, an official proceeding.
Terms Used In Connecticut General Statutes 53a-149
- Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
- Person: means a human being, and, where appropriate, a public or private corporation, a limited liability company, an unincorporated association, a partnership, a government or a governmental instrumentality. See Connecticut General Statutes 53a-3
- Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
(b) Bribery of a witness is a class C felony.