7-21-27 Personal liability of officers and employees creating or paying debts exceeding appropriat...
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Personal liability of officers and employees creating or paying debts exceeding
All officers, boards, and members of boards, employees, and all other persons
authorizing, contracting, or incurring, or attempting to authorize, contract, or incur any indebtedness
or liability for or in behalf of any county or any institution or agency thereof in violation of the
provisions of this chapter, or auditing, allowing, ordering paid, drawing, or issuing warrants in
payment of, or paying any claims or demands upon or against a county or any institution or agency
thereof, for any liability or indebtedness attempted to be created or incurred in violation of the
provisions of this chapter shall be jointly and severally liable in person and on their official bonds
to the county or to the institution or agency thereof of which they are officers or employees, to the
extent of any payment or payments made on such void claims.
Source: SL 1927, ch 79, § 23; SDC 1939, § 12.2022.
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