Reward for apprehension of robber.
1. The Governor shall offer a standing reward of $250 for the arrest of:
(a) Each person engaged in the robbery of, or in the attempt to rob, any person upon, or having in charge in whole or in part, any railroad train or other conveyance engaged at the time in conveying passengers, or any private conveyance within this State.
(b) Each person engaged in the robbery of, or in the attempt to rob, any person upon any highway in this State.
2. The reward must be paid to the person or persons making the arrest immediately upon the conviction of the person so arrested, but no reward may be paid except after such a conviction.
3. The reward must be paid from the Reserve for Statutory Contingency Account upon approval by the State Board of Examiners.
4. The provisions of this section do not apply to any sheriff, constable, marshal or police officer who makes an arrest in the performance of the duties of his office in the county where the officer resides or in which his official duties are required to be performed.
Last modified: February 25, 2006