46-242. Restrictions on acceptance of representation case and conduct therein by state officer or employee. (a) No state officer or employee shall accept a representation case before a state agency where such officer or employee knows or should know that it is obviously without merit and is being offered with intent to obtain improper influence over a state agency.
(b) No state officer or employee shall use threat or promise of official action in an attempt to influence a state agency in any representation case.
History: L. 1974, ch. 353, § 28; L. 1975, ch. 272, § 10; July 1.
Cross References to Related Sections:
Corresponding restrictions on lobbyists, see 46-273.
Law Review and Bar Journal References:
"Ethics and the Government Lawyer," Bruce W. Kent, 62 J.K.B.A. No. 2, 30, 34 (1993).