Title 17 Chapter 50 Section 405

Counties
General Provisions for Counties
Section 405
County legislative body claim for expenses -- County attorney's opinion of legality.

            

17-50-405.   County legislative body claim for expenses -- County attorney's opinion of legality.

            (1) Each claim against the county presented by a member of the county legislative body for the member's expenses shall:

            (a) be itemized and verified as other claims;

            (b) state that the service has been actually rendered; and

            (c) be presented to the county attorney or, in a county that has a district attorney but not a county attorney, the district attorney.

            (2) (a) The county or district attorney, as the case may be, shall endorse on the claim, in writing, the attorney's opinion as to its legality.

            (b) If the attorney declares the claim illegal, the attorney shall state specifically the reasons why it is illegal, and the county executive shall reject the claim.


Renumbered and Amended by Chapter 133, 2000 General Session