2303.02 Bond of clerk.

Before entering upon the discharge of the duties of his office, the clerk of the court of common pleas shall give a bond signed by a bonding or surety company authorized to do business in this state, or, at his option, by two or more freeholders having real estate in the value of double the amount of the bond over and above all encumbrances to the state in a sum not less than ten thousand nor more than forty thousand dollars, to be fixed by the board of county commissioners, the surety company to be approved by the board, and conditioned that such clerk will enter and record all the orders, decrees, judgments, and proceedings of the courts of which he is the clerk, pay over all moneys received by him in his official capacity, and faithfully and impartially discharge the duties of his office. The expense or premium for such bond shall be paid by the board and charged to the general fund of the county. Such bond, with the oath of office and the approval of the board indorsed thereon, shall be deposited with the county treasurer and kept in his office.

Effective Date: 10-01-1953 .