An offi­cer or employ­ee, his or her spouse or an imme­di­ate fam­i­ly mem­ber liv­ing with the offi­cer or employ­ee, does not vio­late this Arti­cle 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.