Penal Code § 424

424.  (a) Each officer of this state, or of any county, city, town,
or district of this state, and every other person charged with the
receipt, safekeeping, transfer, or disbursement of public moneys, who
either:
    1. Without authority of law, appropriates the same, or any
portion thereof, to his or her own use, or to the use of another; or,
    2. Loans the same or any portion thereof; makes any profit out
of, or uses the same for any purpose not authorized by law; or,
    3. Knowingly keeps any false account, or makes any false entry or
erasure in any account of or relating to the same; or,
    4. Fraudulently alters, falsifies, conceals, destroys, or
obliterates any account; or,
    5. Willfully refuses or omits to pay over, on demand, any public
moneys in his or her hands, upon the presentation of a draft, order,
or warrant drawn upon these moneys by competent authority; or,
    6. Willfully omits to transfer the same, when transfer is
required by law; or,
    7. Willfully omits or refuses to pay over to any officer or
person authorized by law to receive the same, any money received by
him or her under any duty imposed by law so to pay over the same;--
   Is punishable by imprisonment in the state prison for two, three,
or four years, and is disqualified from holding any office in this
state.
   (b) As used in this section, "public moneys" includes the proceeds
derived from the sale of bonds or other evidence or indebtedness
authorized by the legislative body of any city, county, district, or
public agency.
   (c) This section does not apply to the incidental and minimal use
of public resources authorized by Section 8314 of the Government
Code.

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