Kentucky Constitution
Section 173

Officer receiving profit on public funds guilty of felony.


The receiving, directly or indirectly, by any officer of the Commonwealth, or of any county, city or town, or member or officer of the General Assembly, of any interest, profit or perquisites arising from the use or loan of public funds in his hands, or moneys to be raised through his agency for State, city, town, district, or county purposes shall be deemed a felony. Said offense shall be punished as may be prescribed by law, a part of which punishment shall be disqualification to hold office.

Text as Ratified on: August 3, 1891, and revised September 28, 1891.
History: Not yet amended.

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