(35 ILCS 200/19-75)
Appointment of deputies; Bond.
may appoint deputies by an instrument in writing, duly
signed, and may also revoke any such appointment at their pleasure and may
require bonds or other securities from the deputies, to secure
themselves. Each deputy shall have the same authority as the collector to
collect the taxes levied or assessed within the portion of the taxing
district assigned to him or her. Each collector shall be responsible to
the taxing districts and taxpayers for all moneys collected and for all actions
by any deputy while acting as a deputy, and for any omission of duty. Any bond
or security taken from a deputy by a collector, under this Section, shall be
available to the collector, his or her representatives and securities, to
indemnify them for any loss or damage arising from any act of the deputy.
(Source: Laws 1939, p. 886; P.A. 88-455.)