Chapter 16 OFFENSES AND MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS*
Section 16-223 Misuse of official information.
(a) A public servant commits the crime of misuse of official
information if, in contemplation
of official action by himself or by a governmental unit with which he is associated, or in reliance
on information to which he has access in his official capacity and which has not been made
public, he knowingly:
(1) Acquires a pecuniary interest
in any property, transaction, or enterprise which may be
affected by such information or official action; or
(2) Speculates or wagers on the basis
of such information or official action; or
(3) Aids, advises or encourages another
to do any of the foregoing with purpose of
conferring a pecuniary benefit on any person.
(b) Misuse of official information is a class A misdemeanor.
(Code 1964, § 7.1005)
State law reference(s)--Similar provisions, RSMo. § 575.050.