COUNTIES AND COUNTY LAW
COUNTY OFFICERS IN GENERAL
31-2018. County officials — Limitation on personal liability. County officials shall strictly account for all public moneys and property under their care and control while holding public office but shall not be personally liable for loss of any such public moneys or property when the cause of such loss is fire, flood, earthquake, or other natural or man-made disaster or when caused by theft, robbery, or the criminal conduct of another person who is not a county official or employee. Each county shall indemnify its officials and employees against all losses of public moneys or property, except those which are the result of negligence, gross negligence, or intentional conduct by the public official or employee, pursuant to the authority in the Idaho tort claims act.
[31-2018, added 1988, ch. 4, sec. 1, p. 5.]