N.Y. Education Law Section 2110
Penalty for refusal to serve or perform duty


1.

Every person elected or appointed to a school district office and being duly qualified to fill the same who shall refuse to serve therein shall forfeit the sum of five dollars.

2.

Every person elected or appointed to a school district office and not refusing to accept the same who shall wilfully neglect or refuse to perform any duty thereof shall by such neglect or refusal vacate his office and also forfeit the sum of ten dollars.

3.

The district superintendent of the supervisory district wherein any such person resides may accept his written resignation of the office, and the filing of such resignation and acceptance in the office of the district clerk shall be a bar to the recovery of either penalty under this section.

4.

These penalties shall be for the benefit of the district for which such officer was appointed or elected.

Source: Section 2110 — Penalty for refusal to serve or perform duty, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/EDN/2110 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Jun. 15, 2024).

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Jun. 15, 2024

Last modified:
Sep. 22, 2014

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