2011 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 42 — Public officers and employees
RS 42:203 — Annulment of bonds and mortgages after expiration of office, etc.


LA Rev Stat § 42:203 What's This?

§203. Annulment of bonds and mortgages after expiration of office, etc.

All bonds with security and all mortgages which have been furnished by any public officer who has resigned or died, or whose office has expired by limitation, or who has been dismissed from office, shall be automatically cancelled by such eventualities, and no additional requirement for cancellation is necessary. The provisions of this Section do not apply to the collector of state taxes and licenses, nor to the state tax assessors, whose bonds and mortgages may be cancelled by the State Comptroller according to law. The provisions of this Section shall likewise not affect the responsibility of sureties on said bonds and mortgages by acts of the principal where there is liability prior to the cancellation of the said bonds or mortgages.

Amended by Acts 1964, No. 233, §1.

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