319.541 County to pay damages of suit against officials.

When an action has been commenced against the county treasurer, county auditor, or other county officer for performing or attempting to perform a duty authorized or directed by statute for the collection of the public revenue, the amount of damages and costs adjudged against such treasurer, auditor, or other officer shall be apportioned ratably by the auditor among all the parties entitled to share the revenue collected, and be deducted by the auditor from the shares of revenue payable to each, including as one of the parties, the state itself, as well as the counties, townships, municipal corporations, school districts, and organizations entitled thereto.

Effective Date: 09-21-1982.