Montana Code Annotated 2017



Part 21. Office of County Treasurer

Receipt Of Money From County Attorney

7-6-2117. Receipt of money from county attorney. (1) The county attorney shall, on the first Monday of January, April, July, and October in each year file with the county clerk an account, verified by oath, of all money received by the county attorney in an official capacity during the preceding 3 months and at the same time pay it over to the county treasurer.

(2) If the county attorney refuses or neglects to account for and pay over money received as required by subsection (1), the county treasurer shall bring an action against the county attorney for the recovery of the money in the name of the county and may recover in the action, in addition to the amount received, 50% of the amount by way of damages.

History: (1)En. Sec. 4450, Pol. C. 1895; amd. Sec. 1, p. 76, L. 1899; re-en. Sec. 3052, Rev. C. 1907; re-en. Sec. 4819, R.C.M. 1921; Cal. Pol. C. Sec. 4256; amd. Sec. 1, Ch. 187, L. 1935; re-en. Sec. 4819, R.C.M. 1935; amd. Sec. 1, Ch. 17, L. 1965; Sec. 16-3101, R.C.M. 1947; (2)En. Sec. 4363, Pol. C. 1895; re-en. Sec. 2999, Rev. C. 1907; re-en. Sec. 4763, R.C.M. 1921; Cal. Pol. C. Sec. 4157; re-en. Sec. 4763, R.C.M. 1935; Sec. 16-2614, R.C.M. 1947; R.C.M. 1947, 16-2614, 16-3101(5); amd. Sec. 478, Ch. 61, L. 2007.