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  84.780.  Board of police — requisitions — claims. — 1.  The secretary of the police board, as agent of the board, is hereby authorized to requisition semimonthly upon the chief finance officer of the city such sum, within the limits of the annual appropriation, as may be necessary for that period, which sum shall be allocated by said officer and placed to the credit of the police department hereby created.

  2.  All claims against the police department shall be approved for payment by the secretary of the board before payment thereof.  No claim shall be certified by the secretary as being entitled to payment unless:

  (1)  Such claim is a valid claim against the department;

  (2)  The chief of police or a division head shall have furnished proof as to the receipt of the materials or performance of the service involved and as to other facts establishing the liability of the department;

  (3)  All such claims, payrolls, and bills shall have been examined by him and found to be in proper form and correctly computed.

  3.  Payrolls for salaries or compensation shall also bear the certificate of the chief, or the proper officer at the direction of the chief, that the names of the persons named therein appear in the personnel records as officers or employees of such police department.

  4.  The claims, when so certified, shall be paid by the proper disbursing officer of the city within ten days after being certified out of any moneys in the city treasury not appropriated to the specific purposes enumerated in section 84.730.  The amount of the claims and salary rolls so certified shall not exceed, in any one year, the limitations set forth in section 84.730.  The chief finance officer or other disbursing officer of the city shall in no wise be held liable, either personally or officially, for the payment of any claims which are properly certified by the police department to them for payment, and it shall not be their responsibility to pass upon the validity of the claims so properly certified to them.

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(RSMo 1939 § 7677, A.L. 1943 p. 727 § 7676, A.L. 1958 2d Ex. Sess. p. 152)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 7516; 1919 § 8927; 1909 § 9779


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