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  105.492.  Penalties. — 1.  Any person required in sections 105.483 to 105.492 to file a financial interest statement who fails to file such statement by the times required in section 105.487 shall, if such person receives any compensation or other remuneration from public funds for the person's services, not be paid such compensation or receive such remuneration until the person has filed a financial interest statement as required by sections 105.483 to 105.492.  Any person required in sections 105.483 to 105.492 to file a financial statement who fails to file such statement by the time required in section 105.487 and continues to fail to file the required financial interest statement for thirty or more days after receiving notice from the commission shall be subject to suspension from office in the manner otherwise provided by law or the constitution.  The attorney general or prosecuting or circuit attorney, at the request of the commission, may take appropriate legal action to enforce the provisions of this section.

  2.  If a candidate for office does not file a financial interest statement by the close of business on the twenty-first day after the last day for filing for election for which the person is a candidate, the commission shall notify the official who accepted such candidate's declaration of candidacy that the candidate is disqualified.  Such election official shall remove the candidate's name from the ballot.

  3.  Failure of any elected official or judge to file a financial interest statement thirty days after notice from the appropriate filing officer shall be grounds for removal from office as may be otherwise provided by law or the constitution.

  4.  Any person who knowingly misrepresents or omits any facts required to be contained in any financial interest statement filed as required by sections 105.483 to 105.496 is guilty of a class B misdemeanor.  Venue for any criminal proceeding brought pursuant to this section shall be the county in which the defendant resided at the time the defendant filed the financial interest statement.

  5.  Any lobbyist who fails to timely file a lobbying disclosure report as required by section 105.473 shall be assessed a late filing fee of ten dollars for every day such report is late.


(L. 1990 H.B. 1650 & 1565 § 6, A.L. 1991 S.B. 262, A.L. 1997 S.B. 16, A.L. 1999 H.B. 676)

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