Series 110 2009 ORDINANCES/RESOLUTIONS
Section 110-270; Defeated B150-09; Amending Chapter 16 of the City Code as it relates to misuse of official information
Bill No. B 150-09
amending Chapter 16 of the City Code as it relates to misuse of official information;
the time when this ordinance shall become effective.
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLUMBIA, MISSOURI, AS
SECTION 1. Chapter 16 of the Code
of Ordinances of the City of Columbia, Missouri, is
hereby amended as follows:
Material to be deleted in
strikeout; material to be added underlined.
Sec. 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) A public servant commits the crime of misuse of official information
if the public
(1) Knowingly makes false statements to the city council, or
(2) Knowingly delivers false documents to the city council.
b c) Misuse of official information is a class A misdemeanor.
SECTION 2. This ordinance shall be
in full force and effect from and after its passage.
DEFEATED this 15th day of June, 2009.