2014 Wyoming Statutes
TITLE 6 - CRIMES AND OFFENSES
CHAPTER 5 - OFFENSES AGAINST PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION
ARTICLE 1 - OFFENSES BY PUBLIC OFFICIALS
6-5-101. Definitions.


WY Stat § 6-5-101 (2014) What's This?

6-5-101. Definitions.

(a) As used in this article:

(i) "Government" includes any branch, subdivision or agency of the state of Wyoming or any city, town, county, school district or special district within it;

(ii) "Governmental function" includes any activity which a public servant is legally authorized to undertake on behalf of a government;

(iii) "Harm" means loss, disadvantage or injury;

(iv) "Pecuniary benefit" is benefit in the form of property, but does not include:

(A) Property with a value of less than twenty dollars ($20.00);

(B) Food or drink or entertainment authorized as a proper deductible expense for income tax purposes under the United States Internal Revenue Code up to an amount of one hundred dollars ($100.00) per year; or

(C) Contributions to a political campaign of a public servant as provided in W.S. 22-25-102.

(v) "Public officer" means a person who holds an office which is created or granted authority by the constitution or the legislature and who exercises a portion of the sovereign power of the state;

(vi) "Public servant" means any officer or employee of government, including legislators and judges, and any person participating, as juror, witness, advisor, consultant or otherwise, in performing a governmental function.

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