Section 45-8-240.33


Published: 2015

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Section 45-8-240.33

Section 45-8-240.33Liability for monetary loss.

(a) This section shall apply only to Calhoun County.



(b) The Calhoun County Commission shall reimburse the office of revenue commissioner from the General Fund of Calhoun County up to two thousand five hundred dollars ($2,500) per year for the amount of any loss, by the office of the revenue commissioner, arising or caused by error, mistake, or omission, in the office of the revenue commissioner, caused without the revenue commissioner's personal knowledge, including loss arising from acceptance by the office of the revenue commissioner of worthless or forged checks, drafts, money orders, or other written orders for money or its equivalent.



(c) It shall be the duty of the revenue commissioner to insure that his or her employees exercise due care in performing their duties and to make a diligent effort to correct the error, mistake, or omission and collect the amount subject to potential loss immediately upon becoming aware of the potential loss. This section shall not apply to any deliberate misuse or misappropriation of funds by the revenue commissioner or any clerk or employee of his or her office.

(Act 2010-521, p. 881, §§1-3.)