- Alaska Statutes.
- Title 39. Public Officers and Employees
- Chapter 50. Public Official Financial Disclosure
- Section 90. Prohibited Acts.
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AS 39.50.090. Prohibited Acts.
- (a) A public official may not use the official position or office for the primary purpose of obtaining personal financial
gain or financial gain for a spouse, dependent child, mother, father, or business with which the official is associated
or in which the official owns stock. A public official other than an elected or appointed municipal official may not
use the official's position or office for the primary purpose of obtaining financial gain for the official's domestic
- (b) A person may not offer or pay to a public official, and a public official may not solicit or receive money for
legislative advice or assistance, or for advice or assistance given in the course of the official's public employment
or relating to the public employment. However, this prohibition does not apply to a chair or member of a state
commission or board or municipal officer if the subject matter of the legislative advice or assistance is not related
directly to the function of the commission, board, or municipal body served by the municipal officer; this exception
from the general prohibition does not apply to one whose service on a state commission or board constitutes the person
as a full-time state employee under this title.
- (c) A public official may not represent a client before a state agency for a fee. However, this prohibition does not
apply to a municipal officer, or chairman or member of a state commission or board except with regard to representation
before that commission or board; this exception from the general prohibition does not apply to one whose service on the
commission or board constitutes the person as a full-time state employee under this title.
- (d) A municipal officer may not represent a client for a fee before the municipal body the officer serves.
- (e) Violation of this section is a misdemeanor, punishable upon conviction by a fine of not less than $500 nor more than
$2,000, by imprisonment up to one year, or by both.
- (f) In this section, "public official" includes, in addition to the persons specified in AS 39.50.200
(a), chairmen and members of all commissions and boards created by statute or administrative action as agencies of the
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