N.Y. Penal Law Section 215.00
Bribing a witness


A person is guilty of bribing a witness when he confers, or offers or agrees to confer, any benefit upon a witness or a person about to be called as a witness in any action or proceeding upon an agreement or understanding that (a) the testimony of such witness will thereby be influenced, or

(b)

such witness will absent himself from, or otherwise avoid or seek to avoid appearing or testifying at, such action or proceeding. Bribing a witness is a class D felony.

Source: Section 215.00 — Bribing a witness, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/PEN/215.­00 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Jul. 13, 2024).

215.00
Bribing a witness
215.05
Bribe receiving by a witness
215.10
Tampering with a witness in the fourth degree
215.11
Tampering with a witness in the third degree
215.12
Tampering with a witness in the second degree
215.13
Tampering with a witness in the first degree
215.14
Employer unlawfully penalizing witness or victim
215.15
Intimidating a victim or witness in the third degree
215.16
Intimidating a victim or witness in the second degree
215.17
Intimidating a victim or witness in the first degree
215.19
Bribing a juror
215.20
Bribe receiving by a juror
215.22
Providing a juror with a gratuity
215.23
Tampering with a juror in the second degree
215.25
Tampering with a juror in the first degree
215.28
Misconduct by a juror in the second degree
215.30
Misconduct by a juror in the first degree
215.35
Tampering with physical evidence
215.40
Tampering with physical evidence
215.45
Compounding a crime
215.50
Criminal contempt in the second degree
215.51
Criminal contempt in the first degree
215.52
Aggravated criminal contempt
215.54
Criminal contempt
215.55
Bail jumping in the third degree
215.56
Bail jumping in the second degree
215.57
Bail jumping in the first degree
215.58
Failing to respond to an appearance ticket
215.59
Bail jumping and failing to respond to an appearance ticket
215.60
Criminal contempt of the legislature
215.65
Criminal contempt of a temporary state commission
215.66
Criminal contempt of the state commission on judicial conduct
215.70
Unlawful grand jury disclosure
215.75
Unlawful disclosure of an indictment
215.80
Unlawful disposition of assets subject to forfeiture

Accessed:
Jul. 13, 2024

Last modified:
Sep. 22, 2014

§ 215.00’s source at nysenate​.gov

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