5.3 Additional statutory prohibitions regarding contributions and gifts

5.3.4 Civil penalties and prohibited conduct

A. In addition to any other fine or penalty provided by law, an officer or employee who knowingly violates any provision of §2.2-3103 through §2.2-3112shall be subject to a civil penalty in an amount equal to the amount of money or thing of value received as a result of such violation. If the thing of value received by the officer or employee in violation of §2.2-3103 through§2.2-3112 increases in value between the time of the violation and the time of discovery of the violation, the greater value shall determine the amount of the civil penalty. Further, all money or other things of value received as a result of such violation shall be forfeited in accordance with the provisions of §19.2-386.33.