New York Public Officers Law Section 79 - Fine in certain cases.

79. Fine in certain cases. Where an officer or a member of a board or other body has without just cause refused or neglected to perform a public duty enjoined upon him by a special provision of law, a court may impose a fine, not exceeding two hundred fifty dollars, upon the officer or member who has so refused or neglected, to be paid into the treasury of the state.

Last modified: February 3, 2019