(5 ILCS 260/13) (from Ch. 103, par. 13)
    Sec. 13. Whenever the condition of the bond of any public officer is violated, action may be instituted on the bond, and prosecuted to final judgment against the officer, and any or all of the sureties, or against one or more of them, jointly and severally, without first establishing the liability of the principal by obtaining judgment against him or her alone.
(Source: P.A. 89-364, eff. 8-18-95.)