BOND COVERAGE FOR OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES OF COUNTIES (EXCERPT)
Act 588 of 1978
45.381 Bond coverage for officers or employees of county; determination by county board of commissioners.
(1) Each officer or employee of a county that is required by statute to furnish a bond conditioned on the officer's or employee's honesty or faithful discharge of the officer's or employee's duties shall be covered by a blanket bond by a surety company approved by the county board of commissioners or by an individual bond by a surety company approved by the county board of commissioners for the officer or employee.
(2) The county board of commissioners shall determine whether a single bond for all officers and employees or individual bonds for all officers or employees or a combination of a blanket bond and individual bonds best serves the county.
(3) In determining adequate coverage, the county board of commissioners may obtain bond coverage with provisions relative to problems of a unique nature, including loss deductible or coinsurance provisions.
History: 1978, Act 588, Eff. Jan. 8, 1979
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