2021 Code of Alabama
Title 13A - Criminal Code.
Chapter 10 - Offenses Against Public Administration.
Article 4 - Abuse of Public Office.
Section 13A-10-82 - Misuse of Confidential Information.

Universal Citation: AL Code § 13A-10-82 (2021)

Section 13A-10-82

Misuse of confidential information.

(a) A public servant commits the crime of misuse of confidential information if in contemplation of official action by himself or by a governmental unit with which he is associated, or in reliance on information to which he has access in his official capacity and which has not been made public, he:

(1) Acquires a pecuniary interest in any property, transaction or enterprise which may be affected by such information or official action;

(2) Speculates or wagers on the basis of such information or action; or

(3) Aids another to do any of the foregoing.

(b) Misuse of confidential information is a Class B misdemeanor.

(Acts 1977, No. 607, p. 812, §4810.)

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