§31A-2-14. Banking interests of and acceptance of gratuities by
officers and employees of department.
No officer or employee of the department of banking shall be
an officer, director, trustee, attorney, owner, shareholder, or
partner in or of any financial institution. Nor shall any officer
or employee of the department receive, directly or indirectly, any
payment or gratuity from any financial institution, or be engaged
in any manner in the negotiation of loans for others therewith.
Nothing herein shall prohibit said persons from having shares as a
result of membership in a credit union, mutual savings association,
or similar depository institution by virtue of being a customer;
nor shall it prohibit the receipt of interest or other payments on
accounts made in the regular course of business.