321.28 Allowing or receiving illegal fees.

A county auditor or county commissioner who makes, orders, or pays to the county treasurer, or any such treasurer who receives, from funds in the treasury of his county, any other allowance or compensation as fees, for clerk hire, or otherwise, than is specially provided by law, shall be liable upon his bond. The prosecuting attorney of the county shall bring action on such bond, for the use of the county, in double the amount paid, ordered to be paid, or received.

Cite as R.C. § 321.28

History. Effective Date: 10-01-1953