SEC. 45-39-9. Offenses.
A person who is a member or employee of the council or who accepts a report of criminal activity on behalf of a local crime stoppers program is guilty of a misdemeanor if the person intentionally or knowingly divulges to a person not employed by a law enforcement agency the content of a report of a criminal act or the identity of the person who made the report without the consent of the person who made the report.
A person convicted of an offense under this section shall be punished as provided in Section 99-19-31, Mississippi Code of 1972, and is not eligible for state employment during the five-year period following the date that the conviction becomes final.
SOURCES: Laws, 1996, ch. 529, Sec. 5, eff from and after July 1, 1996.
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