Chapter 21: Crimes And Punishments
PART II.--PROHIBITED CONDUCT
Article 39: Crimes Affecting Public Trusts
Statute 21-3903: Compensation for past official acts.
(a) Compensation for past official acts is giving or offering to
any public officer or employee any benefit, reward or consideration for
having given, in such official capacity as public officer
a decision, opinion, recommendation or vote favorable to the person giving
or offering such benefit, reward or consideration, or for having performed
an act of official misconduct.
(b) Subsection (a) shall not apply
to the following:
(1) Gifts or other benefits conferred on account of kinship or
personal, professional or business relationships independent of the
official status of the receiver; or
(2) Trivial benefits incidental to personal, professional or
contacts and involving no substantial risk of undermining official
(c) Compensation for past official acts is a
class B nonperson misdemeanor.
History: L. 1969, ch. 180, § 21-3903;
L. 1992, ch. 239, § 178;
L. 1993, ch. 291, § 128; July 1.