TITLE 42
State Affairs and Government

CHAPTER 42-8
Department of State

SECTION 42-8-5


§ 42-8-5 Bonds executed before commissions issued.

The secretary of state shall not issue a commission to the director of administration, the clerk of any court, the sheriff of any county, or to any other officer holding or controlling the public moneys, until the bond required by law of such officer has been executed, approved and lodged with the officer required to receive the commission, the certificate of the officer, other than the secretary of state him or herself, being evidence of the fact.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1896, ch. 16, § 4; G.L. 1909, ch. 22, § 4; G.L. 1923, ch. 21, § 4; G.L. 1938, ch. 9, § 4; impl. am. P.L. 1951, ch. 2727, art. 1, § 3; G.L. 1956, § 42-8-5.)