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CHAPTER 3-17

REMOVAL FROM OFFICE

3-17-1      Removal of constitutional state officers by Governor--Grounds--Notice and hearing.
3-17-2      Removal of appointive state officers by Governor without cause.
3-17-3      Removal of local law enforcement officers by Governor--Grounds.
3-17-4      Notice and hearing on removal of law enforcement officer.
3-17-5      Law enforcement officer removed from office not eligible for new appointment during term--Salary payment for office as misdemeanor.
3-17-6      Grounds for removal of local officers from office.
3-17-7      Proceedings for removal of local officer--Pleadings and process.
3-17-8      Suspension of local officer pending removal proceedings.
3-17-9      Judgment of ouster in removal proceedings--Enforcement of judgment--Salary during period of suspension if officer vindicated.
3-17-10      Officer allowed expenses of defense after judgment for him in removal proceedings.
3-17-11      Advancement of appeals on Supreme Court calendar--Circuit court order not stayed pending appeal.
3-17-12      Suspension of state's attorney or sheriff pending prosecution.
3-17-13      Effect of suspension.
3-17-14      Appointment of acting state's attorney or sheriff.
3-17-15      Compensation of acting state's attorney or sheriff.
3-17-16      Powers and duties of acting state's attorney or sheriff.
3-17-17      Restoration of state's attorney or sheriff to office.
3-17-18      Time for trial of state's attorney or sheriff.
3-17-19      Removal provisions unaffected.
3-17-20      Suspension of certain county officials pending completion of criminal prosecution--Appointment of person to discharge duties--Restoration to office.
3-17-21      Leave of absence status of suspended person.
3-17-22      Compensation and duties of temporary appointee.
3-17-23      Suspension of county commissioner pending completion of criminal prosecution--Restoration to office.
3-17-24      Removal from office provisions unaffected.


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