§5-16-21. No member or employee of public employees insurance agency shall gain directly or indirectly from any contract or contracts provided for hereunder; criminal penalties


Published: 2015

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WVC 5-16-21

§5-16-21. No member or employee of public employees insurance

agency shall gain directly or indirectly from any

contract or contracts provided for hereunder;

criminal penalties.

No elected or appointed official of the state of West

Virginia; nor any member, officer, or employees of the Legislature;

nor any officer, agent, servant or employee in the executive branch

of state government shall have any interest, direct or indirect, in

the gain or profits arising from any contract or contracts provided

for in this article. Any such person who shall gain, directly or

indirectly, from any contract or contracts herein provided for,

except as an insured beneficiary thereof, shall be guilty of a

misdemeanor, and, upon conviction thereof, shall be punished by a

fine not exceeding one thousand dollars, or by imprisonment in the

county jail for a period not exceeding one year, or by both, in the

discretion of the court: Provided, That nothing in this section

shall be construed to prohibit an elected or appointed official of

this state, nor an employee of the legislative, judicial or

executive branches, from providing health care or entering into

contracts provided for in section seventeen of this article.





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