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  55.270.  Other county and township officers to make monthly statement of fees collected and due (second class and certain first class counties). — Every officer of each county of the first class not having a charter form of government and of each county of the second class and every officer of any township of any such county who is now or who may be hereafter authorized by law to collect fees for himself or for the county shall, on the last secular day of each month, make out an itemized and accurate list of all fees in his office which have been collected by him and a list of all fees due his office which have not been paid, giving the name of the person or persons paying or owing same, and stating that he has been unable, after the exercise of diligence, to collect the part returned unpaid.  The report shall be in writing and shall be verified by the affidavit of the officer making such report, which affidavit shall state that the report is true and correct and contains all of the items of fees collected by the officer, or owing to the office.  And the county auditor shall not receive any report from any officer unless it is verified as herein required.  Every county and township officer, whether such officer receives his compensation by fee or salary, shall, upon receiving any money as such officer in payment of fees or costs or any other matter pertaining to his office, issue a duplicate numbered receipt therefor, and shall turn over daily one of each of such duplicate receipts issued by him during the day to the county auditor of such county so that the auditor may compare the receipts with the monthly reports made by each of the officers to the auditor.


(RSMo 1939 § 13890, A.L. 1973 H.B. 678)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 12217; 1919 § 9615; 1909 § 3836

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