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(a) No lobbyist, subordinate of a lobbyist, or principal shall offer or provide a thing of value to a public employee or public official or to a family member of the public employee or family member of the public official; and no public employee or public official or family member of the public employee or family member of the public official shall solicit or receive a thing of value from a lobbyist, subordinate of a lobbyist, or principal. Notwithstanding the foregoing, a lobbyist, or principal may offer or provide and a public official, public employee, or candidate may solicit or receive items of de minimis value.
(b) A lobbyist does not provide a thing of value, for purposes of this section, merely by arranging, facilitating, or coordinating with his or her principal that is providing and paying for those items.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Alabama Code Title 36. Public Officers and Employees § 36-25-5.1 - last updated January 01, 2019 | https://codes.findlaw.com/al/title-36-public-officers-and-employees/al-code-sect-36-25-5-1.html
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