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  361.290.  Penalty for neglect of duty or misfeasance or malfeasance in office. — Any director, deputy, examiner, employee, clerk or stenographer who shall violate his oath of office or shall neglect or violate any of the duties imposed upon him by this chapter, or shall be guilty of any other misfeasance or malfeasance in office for which no other or different punishment is by this chapter provided, shall be deemed guilty of a felony, and upon conviction, shall be punished by imprisonment in the penitentiary for a term of not less than two years nor exceeding five years, or by a fine of not less than one hundred dollars nor more than one thousand dollars, or by imprisonment in the county or city jail for not less than one month nor more than twelve months, or by both such fine and imprisonment; and upon indictment of any such director, deputy, examiner, clerk or stenographer for any violation of this chapter, such officer or employee shall be disqualified from further discharging the duties of such office or position until such indictment is fully disposed of.


(RSMo 1939 § 7888)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 5294; 1919 § 11682; 1909 § 1091

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