N.Y. Highway Law Section 158
Neglect or refusal to prosecute


If the town superintendent shall neglect or refuse to prosecute for any penalty, knowing the same to have been incurred, he shall be liable to a penalty of ten dollars for every such neglect or refusal, which shall be recovered by action in the name of the town, by the supervisor, or by any taxpayer of the town who shall indemnify the town for the costs and expense of the action, in such manner as the supervisor may approve.

Source: Section 158 — Neglect or refusal to prosecute, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/HAY/158 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Jun. 15, 2024).

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Jun. 15, 2024

Last modified:
Sep. 22, 2014

§ 158’s source at nysenate​.gov

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