111.13 Officers must answer questions.

Each state, county, and other officer under the laws of this state shall answer fully, promptly, and without compensation such special and general questions for securing statistical information as the secretary of state may propose. If any officer refuses or neglects to furnish promptly full and accurate answers to any such questions, he shall forfeit not less than five nor more than fifty dollars, to be recovered by civil action in the name of the state. When directed by the secretary of state, the prosecuting attorney of the proper county shall institute and prosecute such action and pay the amount collected into the county treasury.

Effective Date: 10-01-1953.