Before entering upon the duties of office, the county recorder shall give a bond, conditioned for the faithful discharge of the duties , signed by a bonding or surety company authorized to do business in this state, or, at the recorder's 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 the sum of not less than ten thousand dollars, the surety company and the amount of the bond to be approved by the board of county commissioners. The expense or premium for the bond shall be paid by the board and charged to the general fund of the county. The bond, with the oath of office required by sections 3.22 and 3.23 of the Revised Code, and by Section 7 of Article XV, Ohio Constitution, and the approval of the board indorsed thereon, shall be deposited with the county treasurer.
Amended by 130th General Assembly File No. TBD, HB 72, §1, eff. 1/30/2014.
Effective Date: 03-18-1969