North Dakota Adopts Exception to Gift Ban - State and Federal Communications

July 29, 2021  •  

North Dakota Adopts Exception to Gift Ban

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The North Dakota Ethics Commission unanimously approved an exception to the gift ban for food or beverage with a value of $10 or less, excluding gratuity, purchased for a public official in conjunction with an informal social and educational event.

The purchased food and beverage must be consumed during the event and a state resident must be present but is not required to be the purchaser of the food or beverage.

This new exception is effective immediately.

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