An employee shall not accept from or bestow upon any person or organization with which he deals officially anything of economic value, such as a gift, loan, or gratuitous service. No employee shall solicit or make a contribution for a gift for an official superior nor accept such a gift, except as specifically authorized by law or as cited under 4.0704(3). Except as specifically authorized by law, employees are not authorized to accept from private sources on behalf of the United States Government or of the ASG voluntary donations or cash contributions for travel expenses or the furnishing of services in kind, such as hotel accommodations, meals and travel accommodations. This excep, tion does not apply to approved scholarship grants, etc., which the government has approved and supervises.

History: Rule 10-81, eff 29 Jul 81, § 7.2(g).