Summary

Fees collected by county officers for the county must be deposited in the county treasury, absent a specific statute providing for a different disposition \r\n|Fees collected by a county sheriff, county clerk, district clerk or justice of the peace for the county may not be placed in an individual bank account in the county’s depository that enables the officer to control and withdraw funds |Regulations adopted by auditor may not authorize a county officer to place county funds in a bank account in the county depository under the officer’s own name or enable the officer to control and disburse those funds|Signature of the county treasurer and county auditor is required for checks written on accounts in county treasury for fee funds collected by a county official

Opinion File

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