2021 California Code
Penal Code - PEN
PART 1 - OF CRIMES AND PUNISHMENTS
TITLE 5 - OF CRIMES BY AND AGAINST THE EXECUTIVE POWER OF THE STATE
Section 74.

Universal Citation: CA Penal Code § 74 (2021)
74.  

Every public officer who, for any gratuity or reward, appoints another person to a public office, or permits another person to exercise or discharge any of the duties of his office, is punishable by a fine not exceeding ten thousand dollars ($10,000), and, in addition thereto, forfeits his office and is forever disqualified from holding any office in this state.

(Amended by Stats. 1983, Ch. 1092, Sec. 234. Effective September 27, 1983. Operative January 1, 1984, by Sec. 427 of Ch. 1092.)

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