2005 Washington Revised Code RCW 42.52.160: Use of persons, money, or property for private gain.

    (1) No state officer or state employee may employ or use any person, money, or property under the officer's or employee's official control or direction, or in his or her official custody, for the private benefit or gain of the officer, employee, or another.

    (2) This section does not prohibit the use of public resources to benefit others as part of a state officer's or state employee's official duties.

    (3) The appropriate ethics boards may adopt rules providing exceptions to this section for occasional use of the state officer or state employee, of de minimis cost and value, if the activity does not result in interference with the proper performance of public duties.

    [1996 c 213 § 7; 1994 c 154 § 116; 1987 c 426 § 3. Formerly RCW 42.18.217.]

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