Maine Revised Statutes

§607. Purchase of public office

1.    A person is guilty of purchase of public office if:
A. He solicits, accepts or agrees to accept, for himself, another person, or a political party, money or any other pecuniary benefit as compensation for his endorsement, nomination, appointment, approval or disapproval of any person for a position as a public servant or for the advancement of any public servant; or [1975, c. 499, §1 (NEW).]
B. He knowingly gives, offers or promises any pecuniary benefit prohibited by paragraph A. [1975, c. 499, §1 (NEW).]
[ 1975, c. 499, §1 (NEW) .]
2.    Purchase of public office is a Class D crime.
[ 1975, c. 499, §1 (NEW) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1975, c. 499, §1 (NEW).