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383C.046 CERTIFICATION OF PAYROLLS.
The county auditor, county treasurer, and the board of county commissioners, or any other
officer or employee of the county, shall not approve the payment of, or be in any manner
concerned in paying, auditing, or approving any salary, wage or other compensation for services
to any person holding a position in the classified service unless there shall first have been filed
with the county auditor a payroll, estimate, or account for such salary, wage or other compensation
containing the names of the persons to be paid, and a statement of the amount to be paid each such
person and the services on account of which the same is paid, and a statement that such services
have been performed, and bearing the certificate of the civil service director that the persons
named in such payroll, estimate, or account have been appointed or employed in pursuance of law
and of the rules made by the county civil service commission under the provisions of sections
383C.03 to 383C.059 and have complied with the terms of sections 383C.03 to 383C.059 and
of the rules of the commission when required so to do. Before making any such certificate the
civil service director shall investigate the nature of each item of such payroll, estimate or account
and on ascertaining that the provisions of the law in respect to any such item have not been
strictly complied with, the director shall refuse to certify such item. The civil service director
shall refuse to certify the pay of any such public officer who shall willfully or through culpable
negligence violate or fail to comply with the provisions of sections 383C.03 to 383C.059 and the
rules of the county civil service commission.
History: 1941 c 423 s 17; 1986 c 444