2013 Kentucky Revised Statutes
CHAPTER 522 - ABUSE OF PUBLIC OFFICE
522.020 Official misconduct in the first degree.


KY Rev Stat § 522.020 (2013) What's This?

Download as PDF 522.020 Official misconduct in the first degree. (1) (2) A public servant is guilty of official misconduct in the first degree when, with intent to obtain or confer a benefit or to injure another person or to deprive another person of a benefit, he knowingly: (a) Commits an act relating to his office which constitutes an unauthorized exercise of his official functions; or (b) Refrains from performing a duty imposed upon him by law or clearly inherent in the nature of his office; or (c) Violates any statute or lawfully adopted rule or regulation relating to his office. Official misconduct in the first degree is a Class A misdemeanor. Effective:January 1, 1975 History: Created 1974 Ky. Acts ch. 406, sec. 187, effective January 1, 1975.

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