46.4705 Misuse of official information.

Cite as [A.S.C.A. § 46.4705]

(a) A public servant commits the crime of misuse of official information if, in contemplation of official action by himself or by a governmental unit with which he is associated, or in reliance on information to which he has access in his official capacity and which has not been made public, he knowingly:

(1) acquires a pecuniary interest in any property, transaction or enterprise which may be affected by the information or official action;

(2) speculates or wagers on the basis of the information or official action; or

(3) aids, advises, or encourages another to do any of the foregoing with purpose of conferring a pecuniary benefit on any person.

(b) Misuse of official information is a class A misdemeanor.

History: 1979, PL 16-43 § 2.

Research Guide: MCC 576.050.