5-7-209. Payments prohibited unless reported -- penalty for failure to report or for false statement. A principal may not make payments to influence official action by any public official unless that principal files the reports required under this chapter. A principal who fails to file a required report is subject to the penalty provided in 5-7-305 as well as any civil action provided for in that section. A principal who knowingly files a false, erroneous, or incomplete statement commits the offense of unsworn falsification to authorities.
History: En. Sec. 12, I.M. No. 85, approved Nov. 4, 1980.