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California penal code intimidating witness

If the offense under this section occurs in connection with a trial of a criminal case, the maximum term of imprisonment which may be imposed for the offense shall be the higher of that otherwise provided by law or the maximum term that could have been imposed for any offense charged in such case.

Any actions made to try to influence the witness' testimony in exchange for something of value is a serious felony-level offense that can result in a lengthy prison sentence.

110–177, § 205(2), substituted “20 years” for “ten years” in concluding provisions.

110–177, § 205(3), substituted “3 years” for “one year” in concluding provisions.

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