5-2-104. Appointment to or candidacy for other offices. (1) A member of the legislature may not, during the term for which the member was elected, be appointed to any civil office under the state. A member of the legislature may become a candidate for public office during the legislator's term.
(2) A member of the legislature who is elected to another public office shall resign from the legislature prior to assuming the office to which the member is newly elected.
History: En. 43-202.2 and 43-202.3 by Secs. 2, 3, Ch. 91, L. 1977; R.C.M. 1947, 43-202.2, 43-202.3; amd. Sec. 217, Ch. 61, L. 2007.