Every clerk, officer, or other person who shall neglect or refuse to account to the
department of administration as required by § 35-6-6, or shall neglect or refuse to pay into the state treasury any money belonging to
the state, at the time when the money ought to be paid, shall forfeit thrice the amount
of the money so withheld or not paid, to be recovered in an action of debt, in the
name of the general treasurer, for the use of the state.
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