Section 41-5-5Chief Examiner - Oath of office; bond.
The Chief Examiner, before entering upon the duties of his office, shall take and subscribe to the oath prescribed by Article XVI, Section 279 of the Constitution, and shall give bond for the faithful performance of his duties in the penal sum of $25,000.00. The oath and the bond, which must be approved by the Legislative Committee on Public Accounts and paid for from funds available to the Department of Examiners of Public Accounts, shall be filed with the Secretary of State. The Chief Examiner shall be a commissioned officer of the state.
(Acts 1947, No. 351, p. 231, §5.)