2011 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 42 — Public officers and employees
RS 42:1155 — Penalties for illegal gain; forfeiture of gifts, payments


LA Rev Stat § 42:1155 What's This?

§1155. Penalties for illegal gain; forfeiture of gifts, payments

A. If an investigation pursuant to R.S. 42:1141 reveals that any public servant or other person has violated any law within the jurisdiction of the board to his economic advantage, the board may order the payment of penalties. Recovery may include, in addition to an amount equal to such economic advantage, penalties not to exceed one half of the amount of the economic advantage. Any appeal of such order shall be to the Court of Appeal, First Circuit, pursuant to R.S. 42:1142.

B. The board is authorized to order the forfeiture of any gifts or payments made in violation of this Chapter.

Acts 1979, No. 443, §1, eff. April 1, 1980; Acts 1996, 1st Ex. Sess., No. 64, §6, eff. Jan. 1, 1997; Acts 1996, 1st Ex. Sess., No. 66, §3, eff. Jan. 1, 1997.

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