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      RS 33:1651     



§1651.  Election and term; location of office; removal for cause; exceptions

A.  The police jury shall elect a parish treasurer for a term of two years.  The office of the parish treasurer shall be located at such site as may be designated by the local governing authority; however, the parish treasurer shall also maintain an office at the parish seat.  The parish treasurer may be removed from office for misfeasance, malfeasance, or any other lawful cause by vote of the majority of the elected members of the parish governing authority.

B.  Notwithstanding the provisions of Subsection A of this Section, the treasurer of St. Tammany Parish shall not be required to maintain an office in the parish seat if he maintains an office as provided by R.S. 33:1236(47)(b).

Amended by Acts 1981, No. 356, §1.  Acts 1984, No. 260, §1; Acts 1997, No. 173, §1.

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