2012 Wyoming Statutes
TITLE 9 - ADMINISTRATION OF THE GOVERNMENT
CHAPTER 1 - STATE OFFICERS
9-1-102. Officers of state agencies and specified state employees to file oath and obtain bond; bond requirements.


WY Stat § 9-1-102 (through 2012) What's This?

(a) Before assuming the duties of office, the chief officer or officers of each state agency, office, institution, board and commission, and any other employee of the state specified by the governor, shall take and subscribe the constitutional oath of office and obtain faithful performance and fidelity bond coverage. The oath shall be filed with the secretary of state.

(b) The department of administration and information shall purchase coverage for employees or officials as required by this section in the amount necessary to:

(i) Insure the honest and faithful performance and discharge of duties;

(ii) Insure accounting to the state for all monies, property, materials and records under the care, custody or control of the employees or officials by virtue of their public capacity; and

(iii) Assure that upon the termination of their service with the state all monies, property, materials and records shall be turned over to their successors.

(c) Prior to purchasing any bond required under this section the department of administration and information shall obtain the approval of the attorney general.

(d) All bonds purchased under this section shall be acquired from a person, firm or corporation qualified by and holding a valid certificate of authority from the state insurance commissioner.

(e) Bonds and records required under this section are official public records under the Public Records Act.

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