Section 41-9-322Members not to receive pay, etc.; payment of expenses of members; conflicts of interest of members or employees of commission.
No member of the commission shall receive any pay or emolument other than his expenses incurred in the discharge of his duties as a member of the commission, which expenses shall be paid in the amounts provided for in Article 2 of Chapter 7 of Title 36 of this Code. All such expenses shall be paid from the funds of the commission.
It shall be unlawful for any member of the commission or any employee thereof to charge, receive or obtain, either directly or indirectly, any fee, commission, retainer or brokerage out of the funds of the commission, and no member of the commission or officer or employee thereof shall have any interest in any land, materials or contracts sold to or made or negotiated with the commission or with any member or employee thereof acting in his capacity as a member or employee of such commission. Violation of any provision of this section shall be a misdemeanor and, upon conviction, shall be punishable by removal from membership or employment and by a fine of not less than $100.00 or by imprisonment not to exceed six months, or both.
(Acts 1969, No. 994, p. 1760, §5.)