Section 13A-11-121

Receiving commercial bribe.

(a) A person commits the crime of receiving a commercial bribe if:

(1) As an employee or agent, and without the consent of his employer or principal, he solicits, accepts or agrees to accept any benefit from another person upon an agreement or understanding that the benefit will improperly influence his conduct in relation to his employer's or principal's affairs; or

(2) As a hiring agent or an official or employee in charge of employment, he solicits, accepts or agrees to accept any benefit from another person upon an agreement or understanding that someone shall be hired, retained in employment or discharged or suspended from employment; or

(3) As a fiduciary, and without the consent of his beneficiary, he solicits, accepts or agrees to accept any benefit from another person upon an agreement or understanding that the benefit will improperly influence his conduct in his fiduciary capacity.

(b) Subdivision (a)(2) of this section does not apply to any person conducting a private employment agency licensed and operating under the laws of Alabama.

(c) Receiving a commercial bribe is a Class A misdemeanor.

(Acts 1977, No. 607, p. 812, §4205.)