COUNTY CD-INDEMNIFY RECORDER
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Counties Code. Removes provision that a recorder
shall be guilty of and punished for malfeasance for failure to perform
duties. Requires a county to indemnify its recorder to a maximum of
$1,000,000 for damages from the recorder's neglect of duty.
Conditions indemnification upon the recorder's notification to the
county. Permits the county to appear and intervene in actions against
its recorder for liability the county may indemnify.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Restores language providing that a recorder who willfully fails
(now, who fails) to perform his duties is guilty of malfeasance in
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE
Last action date: 99-01-12
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 1 SENATE - 0
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