§6-8-3. Fine and forfeiture for failure to make settlement.
If any officer required by this article to make settlement of
his accounts shall fail to do so within the time required, he shall
forfeit all right to commission on any moneys collected and
disbursed by him, or if paid a salary and not commission, shall
forfeit one half his salary, and shall moreover, in either case, be
subject to a fine of not less than one hundred nor more than one
thousand dollars, for the use of the school fund, which commission
or salary, if already paid to such officer, and such fine, shall be
recoverable by motion, upon ten days' previous notice, in the
circuit court of the county of such officer's residence, of and
from such officer and the sureties on his bond.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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