SEC. 25-1-19. Approval of bonds of county and beat officers.
(1) The bond of the chancery clerk and circuit clerk of each county shall be approved by the board of supervisors of the county. The bond of the members of the board of supervisors of the county shall be approved by the chancery clerk of such county. The bonds of all other county officers and employees, or officers and employees for any district, subdivision, board or commission of a county, including public school districts, shall be approved by the board of supervisors of such county. All the bonds shall be filed and recorded in the office of the clerk of the chancery court of the county, except that the original of the chancery clerk's bond, after it is recorded, shall be deposited and filed in the office of the clerk of the circuit court.
(2) The bond of any municipal officer or employee required to give bond shall be approved by the governing authority of such municipality. All said bonds shall be filed and recorded in the office of the municipal clerk of said municipality.
(3) The bonds of all other officers and employees, unless otherwise provided by law, shall be approved by and filed with the appointing authority of such officer or employee.
SOURCES: Codes, Hutchinson's 1848, ch. 33, art 22 (2); 1857, ch. 6, art 187; 1871, Sec. 310; 1880, Secs. 405, 406; 1892, Sec. 3057; 1906, Sec. 3465; Hemingway's 1917, Sec. 2803; 1930, Sec. 2890; 1942, Sec. 4035; Laws, 1986, ch. 458, Sec. 3; 1988, ch. 471; 1988, ch. 488, Sec. 1, eff from and after passage (approved April 30, 1988).