SEC. 25-3-45. Penalty for excessive travel expenses.
It shall be unlawful for any person to claim, receive, approve, or allow any item of expense for official travel in excess of that authorized by section 25-3-41.
If any person shall knowingly and wilfully violate any of the provisions of said section, such person shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction, shall be punished by a fine of not more than two hundred fifty dollars and, in addition, shall be removed from the office or position which he holds. Such person shall also be civilly liable for the full amount of the expense account illegally received, allowed, or approved by him, and the person receiving same shall be so liable whether the violation be wilful or not.
SOURCES: Codes, 1942, Secs. 4061-05, 4061-10; Laws, 1950, ch. 448, Secs. 5, 10.