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AGO Opinions with Topic: RECEIPT OF COMPENSATION FOR ASSISTANCE IN PREPARATION OF LEGISLATION
AGO 1976 No. 6 >  February 24, 1976
OFFICES AND OFFICERS - STATE - LEGISLATOR - RECEIPT OF COMPENSATION FOR ASSISTANCE IN PREPARATION OF LEGISLATION
OFFICES AND OFFICERS ‑- STATE ‑- LEGISLATOR ‑- RECEIPT OF COMPENSATION FOR ASSISTANCE IN PREPARATION OF LEGISLATION (1) Circumstances under which a state legislator will be guilty of receiving unlawful compensation under RCW 9A.68.030(1)(a) if, in his official capacity as an employee of either a private or other public agency (i.e., outside of his legislative employment), he gives advice or other assistance on legislation upon which he may later be required to testify or vote in the legislature.  (2) Circumstances under which the private or other public employer of such a legislator will be guilty of granting unlawful compensation under RCW 9A.68.030(1)(b) for paying the legislator for advice or other assistance in preparing or promoting a bill upon which the legislator may later be required to testify or vote in the legislature.
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