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County commissioner voting to pay illegal claim or for excess indebtedness.
F.S. 129.08
129.08 County commissioner voting to pay illegal claim or for excess indebtedness.Each member of the board of county commissioners who knowingly and willfully votes to incur an indebtedness against the county in excess of the expenditure allowed by law or county ordinance, or to pay an illegal charge against the county, or to pay any claim against the county not authorized by law or county ordinance shall be guilty of malfeasance in office and subject to suspension and removal from office as now provided by law, and shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and shall upon conviction be punished by a fine of not less than $100 nor more than $500 or by imprisonment in the county jail for not more than 6 months, for each offense.
History.s. 2, ch. 6814, 1915; RGS 5332; CGL 7465; s. 4, ch. 71-14; s. 1, ch. 71-305.