2014 Arkansas Code
Title 14 - Local Government
Subtitle 2 - County Government
Chapter 23 - Claims Against Counties
Subchapter 1 - General Provisions
§ 14-23-109 - Time limit on payment of allowed claims.

AR Code § 14-23-109 (2014) What's This?

(a) (1) Whenever any claim of any person for services rendered any county in this state or material furnished shall have been adjusted and allowed by the county court and ordered paid, it shall be the duty of the person for whom the allowance shall have been made to call on the county clerk of the county in which the allowance is made within three (3) years from the date of the allowance and procure a warrant on the treasurer of the county in which the allowance shall have been made.

(2) All allowances shall be barred if not demanded within three (3) years from the date of their allowance.

(3) All warrants issued by any county clerk and remaining unclaimed in his or her possession shall be cancelled by the county court whenever the allowances on which they are based shall be barred under this section.

(b) At the expiration of three (3) years from the date of the allowances, if the claimant has not demanded his or her warrant from the clerk, it shall be the duty of the clerk to enter a marginal note on the county court record to the effect that the claim is barred by limitation, and it shall be unlawful for any clerk to issue any warrant based upon the claim thereafter, and the claimants shall not thereafter be allowed anything for that particular service or material furnished, by revival or otherwise.

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