2010 Arkansas Code
Title 21 - Public Officers and Employees
Chapter 8 - Ethics and Conflicts of Interest
Subchapter 8 - Disclosure by State and Local Officials -- Conflict of Interest
§ 21-8-801 - Prohibited acts generally.

21-8-801. Prohibited acts generally.

(a) No public servant shall:

(1) Receive a gift or compensation as defined in 21-8-401 et seq., other than income and benefits from the governmental body to which he or she is duly entitled, for the performance of the duties and responsibilities of his or her office or position; or

(2) Purposely use or disclose to any other person or entity confidential government information acquired by him or her in the course of and by reason of the public servant's official duties, to secure anything of material value or benefit for himself or herself or his or her family.

(b) (1) No person shall confer a gift or compensation as defined in 21-8-401 et seq. to any public servant, the receipt of which is prohibited by subdivision (a)(1) of this section.

(2) (A) The first violation of this subsection by any person other than a registered lobbyist shall result in a written warning.

(B) Upon a second violation and subsequent violations by persons other than registered lobbyists and upon a first violation by registered lobbyists, the penalties provided for in 7-6-218 shall apply.

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