The clerk of the board of supervisors shall be supplied with, and shall keep as a
record of his office, a book to be styled “The Docket of Claims,” in which he shall
enter monthly all demands, claims and accounts against the county presented to him
during the month. The docket shall provide spaces for the name of the claimant, the number of the
claim, the amount of the claim, and on what account. All demands, claims and accounts filed against the county shall be preserved by
the clerk as a permanent record, and numbered to correspond with the warrants to be
issued therefor, if allowed. Immediately upon being notified of any judgment being rendered against the county,
the clerk shall docket the same as a claim for allowance and payment as provided by
law. Any claimant who has filed a claim with the clerk of the board of supervisors in
the manner provided in Section 19-13-25 whose said claim is not allowed because of the failure of such clerk to keep the
docket of claims as herein required, shall be entitled to recover the amount of such
claim from such clerk on his official bond. Failure of the clerk to keep the docket of claims as herein required shall render
such clerk liable to the county in the amount of Five Hundred Dollars ($500.00), and
the Auditor of Public Accounts, upon information to the effect that such claims docket
has not been kept, shall proceed immediately against such clerk for the collection
of said penalty.
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