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(a) A county superintendent and any other employee of a county board who handles funds of the school system shall give bond to secure the interests of the State and the county board as their interests may appear in the penal sum required by the county board.
(b)(1) The bond shall have the security of any guaranty, deposit, trust, or other similar company authorized under the laws of this State to act in this capacity.
(2) The cost or fee for this security shall be paid by the county board.
(3) The executed bond shall be filed with the State Comptroller.
(c) The bond shall contain provisions that the employee shall perform faithfully the duties of the employee's office and pay over and apply all money that comes into the employee's possession or control to the person and in the manner that the county board, under the provisions of this article, directs.
(d)(1) The requirements in subsection (a) of this section may be satisfied by the purchase of surety insurance or surety self-insurance provided by a pool established under Title 19, Subtitle 6 of the Insurance Article.
(2) The surety insurance or self-insurance shall be in an amount required by the county board.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Maryland Code, Education § 6-109 - last updated December 31, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/md/education/md-code-educ-sect-6-109/
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