Laws, Regulations & Annotations

Property Taxes Law Guide – Revision 2014
 

Government Code Provisions

Provisions Relating to The State Board of Equalization

DIVISION 3. EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT

PART 9. STATE BOARD OF EQUALIZATION

CHAPTER 1. General

Section 15625

15625. Incompatible activities forbidden. (a) The members of the State Board of Equalization and the employees thereof shall not engage in any gainful profession, trade, business or occupation whatsoever for any person, firm or corporation, or be so engaged in their own behalf, which profession, trade, business or occupation is incompatible or involves a conflict of interest with their property tax duties as members and employees of the board. Conflict of interest shall include receipt of compensation or gifts from private persons or firms for advice or other services relating to the taxation or assessment of property.

(b) The violation of subdivision (a) by any member of the board shall constitute malfeasance in office.

(c) The violation of subdivision (a) by any employee of the board shall be grounds for dismissal. Disciplinary proceedings for any such violation shall be taken pursuant to Article 3 (commencing with Section 19570), Chapter 8, Part 2, Division 5, Title 2, of the Government Code.

History.—Added by Stats. 1976, Ch. 877, p. 1990, in effect January 1, 1977.