The following definitions apply in this chapter, unless the context otherwise requires: (1) “Public servant” means:
(a) Any public officer or employee of the state or of any political subdivision thereof or of any governmental instrumentality within the state; or

Terms Used In Kentucky Statutes 521.010

  • State: when applied to a part of the United States, includes territories, outlying possessions, and the District of Columbia. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010

(b) Any person exercising the functions of any such public officer or employee; or
(c) Any person participating as advisor, consultant or otherwise in performing a governmental function, but not including witnesses; or
(d) Any person elected, appointed or designated to become a public servant although not yet occupying that position.
(2) “Pecuniary benefit” means benefit in the form of money, property, commercial interests or anything else the primary significance of which is economic gain.
Effective: January 1, 1975
History: Created 1974 Ky. Acts ch. 406, sec. 182, effective January 1, 1975.