90th General Assembly
Summary of HB2812
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Short description: 
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

           Location: House

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   1     SENATE -   0


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