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  57.260.  Duties — penalty for neglect (Marion County). — It shall be the duty of the sheriff of Marion County to have at least one deputy who shall attend district number 2 of the circuit court of Marion County at Hannibal; and if said sheriff shall neglect for one month to appoint a deputy as required by this section, he or she shall be liable to pay as a penalty therefor the sum of five hundred dollars for each month of such failure or neglect, and judgment may be entered for said penalty on a citation to show cause, issued from said court and served on said sheriff in like manner as an order or summons, or may be recovered by an action for that purpose brought in the name of the county of Marion.


(RSMo 1939 § 2426, A. 1949 H.B. 2015, A.L. 1978 H.B. 1634, A.L. 2004 S.B. 1211)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 14554; 1919 § 13732; 1909 § 4281

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