An officer or employee, his or her spouse or an immediate family member living with the officer or employee, does not violate this chapter if the recipient promptly takes reasonable action to return a gift from a prohibited source to its source or gives the gift or an amount equal to its value to an appropriate charity that is exempt from income taxation under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as now or hereafter amended, renumbered, or succeeded.
(Ord. 00-03, passed 1-25-00; Am. Ord. 04-21, passed 5-11-04)