Missouri Revised Statutes

Chapter 105
Public Officers and Employees--Miscellaneous Provisions
Section 105.462

August 28, 2013


Prohibited acts by persons with rulemaking authority--appearances--exceptions.

105.462. 1. No member of any agency of the state or any political subdivision thereof who is empowered to adopt a rule or regulation, other than rules and regulations governing the internal affairs of the agency, or who is empowered to fix any rate, adopt zoning or land use planning regulations or plans, or who participates in or votes on the adoption of any such rule, regulation, rate or plan shall:

(1) Attempt to influence the decision or participate, directly or indirectly, in the decision of the agency in which he or she is a member when he or she knows the result of such decision may be the adoption of rates or zoning plans by the agency which may result in a direct financial gain or loss to him or her, to his or her spouse or a dependent child in his or her custody or to any business with which he or she is associated;

(2) Perform any service, during the time of his or her employment, for any person, firm or corporation for compensation other than the compensation provided for the performance of his or her official duties, if by the performance of the service he or she attempts to influence the decision of the agency of the state or political subdivision in which he or she is a member;

(3) Perform for one year after termination of his or her employment any service for compensation for any person, firm or corporation to influence the decision or action of the agency with which he or she served as a member; provided, however, that he or she may, after termination of his or her office or employment, perform such service for consideration in any adversary proceeding or in the preparation or filing of any public document or conference thereon unless he or she participated directly in that matter or in the receipt or analysis of that document while he or she was serving as a member.

2. No such member or any business with which such member is associated shall knowingly perform any service for, or sell, rent or lease any property to any person, firm or corporation which has participated in any proceeding in which the member adopted, participated in the adoption or voted on the adoption of any rate or zoning plan or the granting or revocation of any license during the preceding year and received therefor in excess of five hundred dollars per transaction or one thousand five hundred dollars per annum except on transactions pursuant to an award on contract let or of sale made after public notice and in the case of property other than real property, competitive bidding, provided that the bid or offer accepted is the lowest received.

(L. 1978 H.B. 1610 7, A.L. 1998 H.B. 1120)


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