Colorado Revised Statutes Title 18 Criminal Code § 18-8-404 First degree official misconduct

(1) A public servant commits first degree official misconduct if, with intent to obtain a benefit for the public servant or another or maliciously to cause harm to another, he or she knowingly:

(a) Commits an act relating to his office but constituting an unauthorized exercise of his official function;  or

(b) Refrains from performing a duty imposed upon him by law;  or

(c) Violates any statute or lawfully adopted rule or regulation relating to his office.

(2) First degree official misconduct is a class 2 misdemeanor.


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