471.415 DUPLICATE WARRANTS OR ORDERS.
Subdivision 1. Issuance.
When any order or warrant of any county, city, town, or school
district in the state shall become lost or destroyed, a duplicate thereof may be issued by the
officers authorized by law to issue such orders or warrants under the regulations and restrictions
hereinafter prescribed. Such duplicate shall correspond in number, date, and amount with the
original order or warrant and shall have endorsed on its face by the officers issuing the same the
word "duplicate," together with the date of its issuance.
Subd. 2. Affidavit filed before warrant issues.
A duplicate for a lost or destroyed order or
warrant shall not issue until there shall have been filed with the proper officer an affidavit of the
owner thereof setting forth the ownership of the order or warrant, the description thereof, and the
manner of its loss or destruction, and until there shall have been executed and filed with the same
officer an indemnifying bond, with sureties to be approved by such officer, in a sum equal to the
amount of such order or warrant, conditioned that the parties thereto shall pay all damages which
the county, city, town, or school district may sustain if compelled to pay such lost or destroyed
order or warrant. The governing body of any county, city, town, or school district may in its
discretion dispense with the requirement of an indemnifying bond.
Subd. 3. Record to be kept.
Any officer issuing duplicates under this section shall keep a
record showing the number, dates, and amounts of such mutilated, lost, or destroyed orders or
warrants, together with the date of issuance of the duplicates therefor, and the names of the
persons to whom issued.
History: (1058, 1059, 1060, 1061) 1915 c 36 s 1-4; 1961 c 60 s 1; 1961 c 325 s 1; 1973 c
123 art 5 s 7; 2002 c 379 art 1 s 96