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19.46

19.46 Conflict of interest prohibited; exception.

19.46(1)

(1) Except in accordance with the board's advice under s. 5.05 (6a) and except as otherwise provided in sub. (3), no state public official may:

19.46(1)(a)

(a) Take any official action substantially affecting a matter in which the official, a member of his or her immediate family, or an organization with which the official is associated has a substantial financial interest.

19.46(1)(b)

(b) Use his or her office or position in a way that produces or assists in the production of a substantial benefit, direct or indirect, for the official, one or more members of the official's immediate family either separately or together, or an organization with which the official is associated.

19.46(3)

(3) This section does not prohibit a state public official from taking any action concerning the lawful payment of salaries or employee benefits or reimbursement of actual and necessary expenses, or prohibit a state public official from taking official action with respect to any proposal to modify state law or the state administrative code.

19.46 – ANNOT.

History: 1973 c. 90; Stats. 1973 s. 11.06; 1973 c. 334 ss. 33, 57, 58; Stats. 1973 s. 19.46; 1975 c. 422; 1977 c. 223, 277, 449; 1983 a. 166; 1985 a. 29; 1989 a. 338; 2007 a. 1.