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OFFICIAL MISCONDUCT

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Indiana Code 35-44.1-1-1 Official Misconduct

A public servant who knowingly or intentionally commits an offense in the performance of the public servant's official duties; solicits, accepts, or agrees to accept from an appointee or employee any property other than what the public servant is authorized by law to accept as a condition of continued employment;  acquires or divests himself or herself of a pecuniary interest in any property, transaction, or enterprise or aids another person to do so based on information obtained by virtue of the public servant's office that official action that has not been made public is contemplated; or fails to deliver public records and property in the public servant's custody to the public servant's successor in office when that successor qualifies commits official misconduct, a Level 6 felony.