STATE GOVERNMENT AND STATE AFFAIRS
DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE
67-2747. Treasurer to make no profit — Penalty. The making of profit, directly or indirectly, by the state treasurer, out of any money in the state treasury, belonging to the state, the custody of which the state treasurer is charged with, by loaning or otherwise using it, or depositing the same in any manner contrary to law, or the removal by the state treasurer or by his consent, of such moneys, or a part thereof, out of the vault or safe of the treasurer’s department, after the same shall have been provided by the state, or out of any legal depository of such moneys, except for the payment of warrants legally drawn, or for the purpose of investing the same, or for the purpose of depositing the same, under the provisions of this chapter, in banks which shall have qualified as depositories, shall constitute a felony, and, on conviction thereof, shall subject the treasurer to imprisonment in the state penitentiary for a term not exceeding two (2) years or a fine not exceeding five thousand dollars ($5000), or to both such fine and imprisonment, and the treasurer shall be liable upon his official bond for all profits or losses realized from such unlawful use of such funds.
[(67-2747) 1905, p. 305, sec. 6; am. R.C., sec. 132; reen. C.L. 13:28; C.S., sec. 328; I.C.A., sec. 65-2645; am. 1980, ch. 84, sec. 6, p. 187.]