10.0601 Expenditures in excess of appropriations – Voluntary service forbidden.
(a) No officer or employee of the government may make or authorize an expenditure from or create or authorize an obligation under any appropriation or fund in excess of the amount available therein; nor may officers or employees involve the government in contracts or other obligations, for the payment of money for any purpose, in advance, of appropriations made for that purpose unless the contract or obligation is authorized by law.
(b) No officer or employee of the government may accept voluntary service for the government or employ personal service in excess of that authorized by law, except in cases of emergency involving the safety of human life or the protection of property.
(c) In addition to any penalty or liability under other law, any officer or employee of the government who violates subsection(a) or(b) is subjected to appropriate administrative discipline, including, when circumstances warrant, suspension from duty without pay or removal from office. Any officer or employee of the government who knowingly violates subsection(a) or(b) shall, upon conviction, be sentenced for a class D felony.History: 1977, PL 15-34; amd 1980, PL 16-90