TITLE 35
Public Finance

CHAPTER 35-6
Accounts and Control

SECTION 35-6-7


§ 35-6-7 Forfeiture on failure to account or pay money into treasury.

Every clerk, officer, or other person who shall neglect or refuse to account to the department of administration as required by § 35-6-6, or shall neglect or refuse to pay into the state treasury any money belonging to the state, at the time when the money ought to be paid, shall forfeit thrice the amount of the money so withheld or not paid, to be recovered in an action of debt, in the name of the general treasurer, for the use of the state.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1896, ch. 34, § 36; G.L. 1909, ch. 44, § 37; G.L. 1923, ch. 45, § 37; G.L. 1938, ch. 7, § 39; impl. am. P.L. 1951, ch. 2727, art. 1, § 2; G.L. 1956, § 35-6-7.)