CHAPTER 7. COUNTY COMMISSIONS AND OFFICERS.

§7-1-16. Reporting of fraud and misappropriation of funds.

(a) Whenever a county commission, or any of a county’s boards, committees, or any other entities of any kind or nature authorized in this chapter, obtains information that an employee, officer or member of the county commission, or any of a county’s boards, committees, or any other entities of any kind or nature authorized in this chapter may have misappropriated funds, engaged in fraud, or otherwise violated a law relating to the public trust, the county commission, or the county’s board, committee, or other entity authorized in this chapter shall timely report such information or allegation in writing to the county prosecutor’s office.

(b) The reporting of such information under subsection (a) of this section shall not prevent, relieve or replace a report to a law-enforcement agency, if appropriate or warranted.