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§ 4109. Rigging publicly exhibited contest

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 18 Pa.C.S.A. Crimes and Offenses

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 18 Pa.C.S.A. Crimes and Offenses (Refs & Annos)
Part II. Definition of Specific Offenses (Refs & Annos)
Article C. Offenses Against Property
Chapter 41. Forgery and Fraudulent Practices (Refs & Annos)
18 Pa.C.S.A. § 4109
§ 4109. Rigging publicly exhibited contest
(a) Offense defined.--A person commits a misdemeanor of the first degree if, with intent to prevent a publicly exhibited contest from being conducted in accordance with the rules and usages purporting to govern it, he:
(1) confers or offers or agrees to confer any benefit upon, or threatens any injury to a participant, official or other person associated with the contest or exhibition; or
(2) tampers with any person, animal or thing.
(b) Soliciting or accepting benefit for rigging.--A person commits a misdemeanor of the first degree if he knowingly solicits, accepts or agrees to accept any benefit the giving of which would be criminal under subsection (a) of this section.
(c) Participation in rigged contest.--A person commits a misdemeanor of the first degree if he knowingly engages in, sponsors, produces, judges, or otherwise participates in a publicly exhibited contest knowing that the contest is not being conducted in compliance with the rules and usages purporting to govern it, by reason of conduct which would be criminal under this section.

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1972, Dec. 6, P.L. 1482, No. 334, § 1, effective June 6, 1973.
18 Pa.C.S.A. § 4109, PA ST 18 Pa.C.S.A. § 4109
Current through 2021 Regular Session Act 90. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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