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1992

Georgia State University Law Review

Bribery

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Elections Ethics In Government: Regulate Lobbyist Gifts And Contributions To Public Officers And Limit Campaign Contributions, Mary Jo Schrade Oct 1992

Elections Ethics In Government: Regulate Lobbyist Gifts And Contributions To Public Officers And Limit Campaign Contributions, Mary Jo Schrade

Georgia State University Law Review

The Act regulates the activities of lobbyists and provides maximum campaign contributions which may be received by public officers and public employees. It provides a system for the registration of lobbyists, and it requires lobbyists to prepare and submit expenditures reports to the State Ethics Commission. The Act also limits campaign contributions which candidates for public office may accept to an aggregate amount of $1000 or $2500, depending upon the type of public office the candidate is seeking. A contribution to the campaign committee of a candidate for public office is considered a contribution to the candidate. The Act provides ...


Crimes And Offenses Offenses Against Public Administration: Provide Definition Of Bribery Of A Public Official Or Employee, Daniel R. King Jan 1992

Crimes And Offenses Offenses Against Public Administration: Provide Definition Of Bribery Of A Public Official Or Employee, Daniel R. King

Georgia State University Law Review

The Act expands the class of people subject to the offense of bribery and provides a new definition of bribery. Public officials, whether elected or appointed, or employees of the state, any county or municipality or any agency, authority, or entity thereof, are subject to the Act. The Act provides that a public official or employee commits bribery when she solicits, accepts, or agrees to receive a thing of value by inducing the reasonable belief that the thing will influence her performance of any official action.