SEC. 75-21-15. To defraud in public contracts.
If any person, association, firm or corporation shall combine with any other person, association, firm or corporation, or if either of them combine with one or more of the others to prevent, by pooling, any or either of said persons, associations, firms or corporations from separately or individually bidding for the performance of a public work for the state, or any county, municipality, or levee board thereof; or if any person, association, firm or corporation shall prevent, by persuasion or reward, any other person, association, firm or corporation, or any one or more of them, from bidding for the performance of such public work, they, and each of them, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and shall be fined not less than twenty-five nor more than one thousand dollars.
SOURCES: Codes, 1892, Sec. 4441; 1906, Sec. 5008; Hemingway's 1917, Sec. 3290; 1930 Sec. 3443; 1942, Sec. 1095.