15-A:2 Definitions

Last revised 2006 § Leave a Comment

In this chapter:

I. “Agency” means the executive branch and any department, division, board, commission, or equivalent entity of the executive branch.

II. “Agency head” means the commissioner or equivalent leader of any department, and the highest ranking member of any commission, board, institution, bureau, or office, which is not a subordinate component of a department or equivalent agency, by whatever name called, other than the legislative and judicial branches of state government.

III. “Family member” shall mean any person related to and living in the same domicile as the elected official, public official, public employee, constitutional official, or legislative employee who shares a common economic interest in the expenses of daily living, including, but not limited to, a spouse, child, or parents.

IV. “Income” means any money or thing of value received.

V. “Primary occupation” means any business, business association, public sector employment, nonprofit employment, or self- employment which provides the largest source of income for the candidate.


2006, 21:8, eff. June 2, 2006.

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