§28-5-23. Special compensation of officers and employees prohibited; penalty.
No officer or employee shall receive, directly or indirectly, any other compensation for his services than that provided by law, or by the state commissioner of public institutions before his appointment, nor shall he receive any compensation whatever, directly or indirectly, for any act or service which he may do or perform for or on behalf of any contractor, or agent or employee of a contractor. For every violation of this section the officer, agent or employee of the state engaged therein shall be dismissed from his office or service, and every contractor, or employee or agent of a contractor, engaged therein shall be expelled from the penitentiary, and not again employed in it as a contractor, agent or employee.