§29-6-22. Penalties.

(a) Any person who willfully violates any provision of this article or of the rules shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and, upon conviction thereof, shall be fined not less than $100 nor more than $500, or imprisoned in the county jail for a period not to exceed one year, or both fined and imprisoned. Jurisdiction under this section shall be in a court of record exercising criminal jurisdiction within the county wherein the offense is committed.

(b) Any person who is convicted of a misdemeanor under this article shall, for a period of five years, be ineligible for appointment to or employment in a position in the classified or classified-exempt service, and if he is an officer or employee of the state, shall forfeit his present office or position.

Bills Affecting §29-6-22

2009 Regular Session: SB622
2010 Regular Session: SB96
2011 Regular Session: SB5
2012 Regular Session: SB125
2013 Regular Session: SB164
2014 Regular Session: SB242
2015 Regular Session: SB80
2016 Regular Session: SB90
2017 Regular Session: SB408
2019 Regular Session: HB2844
2019 Regular Session: SB530
2020 Regular Session: HB4579