7-11-18Action against treasurer and sureties on failure to settle or pay over money.

If any county treasurer fails to make return or settlement or to pay over all money with which the treasurer may stand charged at the time and in the manner prescribed by law, the county auditor, on receiving instructions from the state auditor or from the county commissioners, shall institute a suit against either the treasurer or the surety, or both, in the circuit court of the county.

Source: SL 1868-9, ch 25, § 99; PolC 1877, ch 28, § 95; CL 1887, § 1656; RPolC 1903, § 2233; RC 1919, § 6949; SDC 1939, § 12.0802; SL 2016, ch 44, § 19.