§7-6-9. Liability of sheriff for violation of depository law.
If any sheriff shall willfully fail, refuse or neglect to
comply with the requirements and provisions of this article, he
shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and, upon conviction thereof,
shall be fined not exceeding five hundred dollars, or confined in
the county jail not exceeding six months, or both, and shall
forfeit his office. When the sheriff shall have fully complied
with all the provisions of this article, he shall not be held
personally liable on account of any loss that the county or any
district may sustain by reason of the default or failure of any
such depository that has given bond approved by the county court.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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