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19-1609. Removal to new county seat; time; penalty for failure. The county officers who are required by law to keep their offices at the county seat shall within twenty days after said proclamation remove all books, records, papers and furniture belonging to the county, to the place therein named; and if any officer shall fail to remove within the time prescribed by this section, he or his sureties shall pay to the county the sum of five dollars for each and every day of such failure, to be sued for and collected by the board of county commissioners.

History: G.S. 1868, ch. 26, § 9; March 3; R.S. 1923, 19-1609.

Source or Prior Law:

L. 1863, ch. 24, § 3.

CASE ANNOTATIONS

1. Writ of mandamus issued directing county commissioners to relocate county seat; election statutes construed and applied. State, ex rel., v. Board of County Commissioners, 188 Kan. 318, 322, 362 P.2d 81.

2. Various objections to election procedure and determination of result considered and election held valid; statute construed and applied. Wycoff v. Board of County Commissioners, 191 Kan. 658, 659, 661, 383 P.2d 520.


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