PUBLIC FUNDS IN GENERAL
MUNICIPAL BOND LAW
57-219. Registration of bonds — Liability of treasurer. After the sale of any such bonds and before the issuance by delivery to the purchaser thereof, and before the delivery of any funding or refunding bonds which may be issued by way of exchange for any outstanding indebtedness or bonds funded or refunded thereby, all of such bonds shall be duly registered by the county auditor or by the clerk or secretary of the issuing corporation in numerical order in a permanent public record book kept by him in his said office for that purpose, and thereafter the governing body or governing board of the issuing corporation may from time to time in accordance with the terms of sale of such bonds deliver or cause to be delivered any or all of such bonds to the treasurer of such issuer, who shall file his receipt therefor in the office of such auditor, clerk or secretary of the issuing corporation. Such treasurer shall, as and when such bonds are delivered to him as aforesaid, forthwith also register the same in a permanent public record book kept by him in his said office for that purpose, and thereafter such treasurer shall deliver such bonds to the purchaser or purchasers thereof as directed by the governing body of the issuing corporation and upon receipt by him of the purchase price thereof, and shall note in such register the name or names of the purchasers to whom such bonds are delivered and date of delivery thereof. All registration of bonds shall show the number, date, and amount of each bond, rate of interest thereon, date of maturity thereof, place or places of payment, and the number and denominations of attached coupons, together with any other proper data describing such bonds for the purpose of future identification thereof.
The treasurer shall be liable upon his official bond for any loss or damage suffered by the issuing corporation by reason of any delivery by him of any such bond in violation of the provisions of this section.
[(57-219) 1927, ch. 262, sec. 6, p. 546; I.C.A., sec. 55-219.]