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7-16-21 Deposit and accounting for fines, penalties, and costs received--Failure to account as the...
     7-16-21.   Deposit and accounting for fines, penalties, and costs received--Failure to account as theft. The state's attorney shall pay over to the county treasurer all money received as the state's attorney within ten days after it is received. The state's attorney shall file with the county auditor a complete list of the amount so paid showing all fees and costs received in civil actions in which the county is the successful party, as well as all fines, recognizances, forfeitures, penalties, or costs received by the state's attorney. The state's attorney shall specify the name of each person from whom money was received, the particular amount paid by each person, and the cause for which each payment was made. A state's attorney who neglects to account for or pay over the money received as required by this section is guilty of theft.

Source: SL 1883, ch 43, §§ 9, 10; SL 1885, ch 45, § 1; CL 1887, §§ 431, 436, 437; SL 1889, ch 60, § 3; RPolC 1903, §§ 937, 939, 940, 945; RC 1919, §§ 6009, 6010; SDC 1939, §§ 12.1308, 12.9913; SL 1981, ch 43, § 7; SL 2016, ch 44, § 33.


Chapter 7-16

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