Felony Offenses in the Texas Penal Code

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Texas Penal Code, Section 36.07 - Acceptance of Honorarium

CHAPTER 36. BRIBERY AND CORRUPT INFLUENCE

§ 36.07.  ACCEPTANCE OF HONORARIUM.  (a)  A public servant commits an offense if the public servant solicits, accepts, or agrees to accept an honorarium in consideration for services that the public servant would not have been requested to provide but for the public servant's official position or duties.
        (b)  This section does not prohibit a public servant from accepting transportation and lodging expenses in connection with a conference or similar event in which the public servant renders services, such as addressing an audience or engaging in a seminar, to the extent that those services are more than merely perfunctory, or from accepting meals in connection with such an event.
        (c)  An offense under this section is a Class A misdemeanor.

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