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Treasury Department

SECTION 42-10-3

§ 42-10-3. Deputy treasurers – Appointment and bond.

The general treasurer is hereby empowered, from time to time, to appoint one or more deputies under him or her who shall be engaged to the faithful performance of his or her duties, and shall, before entering the duties of his or her office, give bond to the state with sufficient sureties to the satisfaction of the governor, in the sum of five hundred thousand dollars ($500,000) for the true and faithful performance of the duties of his or her office; which bond shall be deposited with and kept by the secretary of state. The general treasurer shall be liable for any misconduct, neglect, or default of those deputies.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1923, ch. 454, § 1; G.L. 1938, ch. 25, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 42-10-3; P.L. 1977, ch. 196, § 1; P.L. 1985, ch. 181, art. 5, § 1.)