PUBLIC OFFICERS IN GENERAL
RESIGNATIONS AND VACANCIES
59-902. Resignations. Resignations of civil offices must be in writing, and may be made as follows:
1. By the governor, or the lieutenant governor, to the legislature, if in session; if not, to the secretary of state.
2. By senators and representatives in congress, and by all other state officers elected statewide by the qualified voters of the state, and by judges of the supreme court and district courts, and regents of the university, to the governor.
3. By members of the senate and house of representatives, to the presiding officers of their respective bodies, in session, who shall immediately transmit information of the same to the governor. If such bodies are not in session, to the governor.
4. By all county officers, to the county board, and by members of the county board, to the county auditor.
5. By all officers holding appointment, to the officer or body by whom they were appointed.
Such resignation shall not take effect until accepted by the board or officer to whom the same is made.
[(59-902) 1890-1891, p. 57, sec. 170; reen. 1899, p. 67, sec. 2; compiled and reen. R.C., sec. 318; reen. C.L., sec. 318; C.S., sec. 454; I.C.A., sec. 57-902; am. 1975, ch. 21, sec. 4, p. 30; am. 1977, ch. 105, sec. 1, p. 222.]