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  57.360.  Additional travel expense (second class counties). — The sheriff and his deputies shall be reimbursed out of the county treasury, for actual and necessary traveling expenses, incurred in the performance of their official duties, in addition to the mileage above provided.  All claims for reimbursement shall be in writing and shall contain the following information, in addition to such other pertinent information as the county commission may need in order to approve the payment:

  (1)  The date and place the expense was incurred;

  (2)  If the account is for more than one day, it shall be itemized to show the amount of each day's expense and the purpose for which each day's expense was incurred;

  (3)  The transportation charge, sleeping car fare, lodging and meals shall each be shown as separate items and the amount for each stated;

  (4)  If any item of expense exceeds one dollar, it shall be supported by a subvoucher or receipt, showing date and place, signed by the person to whom payment was made, and such subvoucher or receipt shall show in detail the information required by this section;

  (5)  No voucher or claim for partial payment or reimbursement on account of traveling expenses shall be submitted but every voucher or claim must contain all and every expense incurred within the time it purports to cover;

  (6)  Every item of expense must be just and reasonable;

  (7)  The oath or affirmation by which a claim for reimbursement is made, shall be in the following form:

I, ______, do solemnly swear, or affirm that the above claim is correct and just; that no part of the same has been paid; that the expense was necessary to the performance of the duties of the office of the sheriff; that payment was made out of my personal funds and that I have not been reimbursed therefor; and that I have not received and will not receive from any source whatever any payment of any part hereof, except as provided by law.  



Whenever a claim for reimbursement is made by a deputy, it shall also be approved in writing by the sheriff.


(L. 1945 p. 1569 § 8)

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