75-4228. Criminal and civil liability of treasurer and director of accounts and reports. The making of profit by the treasurer or director of accounts and reports out of any moneys in the state treasury, the custody of which the treasurer or director of accounts and reports is charged with, by lending, depositing, or otherwise using, or disposing of the same in any manner whatsoever not provided in this act, or the removal by the treasurer or director of accounts and reports or by such official's consent, of any securities deposited by any bank under the provisions of this act out of the treasury, or failing to return or dispose of any securities as provided by law, shall be deemed a felony, and on conviction thereof, the treasurer or director of accounts and reports shall be punished by imprisonment in the custody of the secretary of corrections for a term of not less than two nor more than five years. In addition to such criminal liability the treasurer or director of accounts and reports and the surety thereof shall also be liable, on official bond, for all profits realized from such unlawful use of any moneys. It shall be the duty of the attorney general to enter and prosecute to final termination all actions for violation of this act.
History: L. 1967, ch. 447, § 23; L. 1990, ch. 309, § 42; L. 1996, ch. 254, § 23; May 23.
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