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(a) Every state row officer elected or appointed for any county shall, at the next term of the Superior Court in that county, after the officer's election or appointment, before entering upon the duties of the office, become bound to the State with sufficient surety by a joint and several obligation in the penalty of $3,000 with condition “that if the above named ․․․ who has been duly elected (or appointed) to be ․․․ shall and do well and diligently execute the office of ․․․ as aforesaid and duly and faithfully fulfill and perform all the trusts and duties to the said office appertaining, and truly and without delay deliver to the officer's successor in office, the seal and all the books, records and papers belonging to said office safe and undefaced, and if the said ․․․ shall truly and without delay pay over to the State Treasurer all the fees which it shall be the officer's duty to collect and which are to be paid to the State Treasurer, then this obligation shall be void and of no effect, or else shall remain in full force and virtue.”
(b) The obligations required by this section shall be forthwith delivered to the recorder of deeds in and for the county in which such officer sits to be recorded and filed.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Delaware Code Title 29. State Government § 9013B. Bonds of state row officers - last updated January 01, 2019 | https://codes.findlaw.com/de/title-29-state-government/de-code-sect-29-9013b/
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