SEC. 7-3-45. Reports to be filed by constables.
Each and every constable being compensated in whole or in part on a fee basis shall file not later than April 15 of each year, with the Secretary of State, a true and accurate annual report on a form to be designed and supplied to each by the State Auditor of Public Accounts immediately after January 1 of each year, said form to include at least information showing gross receipts from all sources accruing as compensation to his office and disbursements occurring as necessary expenses involved solely in complying with laws governing the office. Said report shall be in triplicate, and each copy shall be sworn to and signed, and shall also be spread upon the minutes of the board of supervisors of the respective counties from which the report is made. Each such constable, upon resigning or leaving office otherwise before the expiration of term of office, shall submit a supplemental report as above, covering the final period of his term not included in a previous report.
Any person who shall knowingly and willfully fail to file the report as required by this section, or who shall, although filing such report, knowingly and willfully fail to disclose information required by this section, is guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction, shall be punished by a fine of not more than Five Thousand Dollars ($5,000.00).
SOURCES: Codes, 1930, Sec. 6955; 1942, Sec. 4215; Laws, 1929, H. B. No. 35; 1966, ch. 301, Sec. 1; 1968, ch. 368, Sec. 1; 1968, ch. 361, Sec. 5; 1981, ch. 471, Sec. 18; 1985, ch. 440, Sec. 1, eff from and after passage (approved March 27, 1985). Laws, 1996, ch. 535, Sec. 2, eff from and after passage (approved April 12, 1996)