STATE PRISON AND COUNTY JAILS
STATE BOARD OF CORRECTION
20-236. Members or employees of board not to be interested in contracts — Penalty for violation. No member or employee of the state board of correction shall be interested directly or indirectly in any manner in contracts for furnishing the penitentiary or any property used in connection therewith or inmates thereof, any supplies, materials, equipment, or for the use of said institution. Nor shall any officer or employee be permitted to receive in any way perquisites for themselves or family, or any compensation or reward from any contractor or employee or other person. Should any officer or employee violate, or wilfully or negligently fail to observe the provisions and prohibitions of this section, he shall be at once dismissed from office by the state board of correction; and further, upon conviction of such violation by a court of competent jurisdiction, he shall be fined a sum not exceeding $1,000.00 and not less than one month’s pay, and shall forfeit his interest in any and all contracts or rewards he may have received or agreed to receive in violation of the provisions of this section.
[20-236, added 1947, ch. 53, sec. 36, p. 59.]