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28-226. Penalties for violations; forfeiture of office. Any officer, deputy, assistant or clerk mentioned in this act or whose salary or compensation is herein provided for or authorized, who shall ask or receive any fee or reward in money or its equivalent not authorized by this act or the laws of this state, or who shall fail to make out and file any report herein provided for, or who shall fail to pay to the county treasurer any fees or income collected by him in the time and manner prescribed by this act, or who shall fail, neglect or refuse to perform any duty enjoined upon him by this act, shall for each offense be adjudged guilty of a misdemeanor and fined in any sum not exceeding three hundred dollars or confined in the county jail for not to exceed one year or shall receive a sentence of both such fine and imprisonment. And such failure to perform any of the duties prescribed by this act shall be a forfeiture of office and upon the judgment of any court of competent jurisdiction in a civil action that such officer, deputy, assistant or clerk has forfeited such office, he shall stand suspended during any appeal therefrom. Except the fees of the county attorney in civil and criminal proceedings under the laws relating to intoxicating liquors and gambling and otherwise provided by law.

History: L. 1937, ch. 233, ยง 19; March 27.

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