§ 36-6-7. Fees turned over to general treasurer.
It shall be the duty of any deputy sheriff to turn over to the general treasurer at least once each month all fees received by him or her in his or her official capacity as deputy sheriff. It shall be the duty of the clerks of all district courts and the clerks of all superior courts to turn over to the general treasurer at least once each month all fees actually collected by them under the laws of the state in their official capacities as clerks of the several courts, excepting however, all naturalization fees received by any clerk. In the event that any state official or employee fails for a period of more than one month to turn over all fees collected by him or her during the previous month, it shall be the duty of the general treasurer to notify the attorney general who, if he or she is of the opinion that there has been a dereliction of duty, shall immediately proceed in any proper action of law to recover the sum due the state.
(P.L. 1939, ch. 660, § 230; P.L. 1942, ch. 1214, § 2; P.L. 1951, ch. 2737, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 36-6-7; P.L. 2012, ch. 324, § 71.)