Every public officer who, for any gratuity or reward, appoints another person to a public office, or permits another person to exercise or discharge any of the duties of his office, is punishable by a fine not exceeding ten thousand dollars ($10,000), and, in addition thereto, forfeits his office and is forever disqualified from holding any office in this state.
(Amended by Stats. 1983, Ch. 1092, Sec. 234. Effective September 27, 1983. Operative January 1, 1984, by Sec. 427 of Ch. 1092.)
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