Title 78B - Judicial Code - Chapter 3 - Actions and Venue - Part 3 - Place of Trial -- Venue - Section 302 - Actions to recover fines or penalties -- Against public officers.

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78B-3-302 Actions to recover fines or penalties -- Against public officers. (1) Actions to recover fines or penalties shall be tried in the county where the cause, or some part

of the cause, arose. (2) If a fine, penalty, or forfeiture imposed by statute is imposed for an offense committed on a

lake, river, or other stream of water situated in two or more counties, the action may be brought in any county bordering on the lake, river, or stream opposite to the place where the offense was committed.

(3) Except as otherwise provided by law, an action against a public officer or the public officer's designee shall be tried in the county where the cause arose.

Renumbered and Amended by Chapter 3, 2008 General Session