SECTION 1. That in counties of this State having a population of not less than 4,030 nor more than 4,040 according to the Federal Census of 1930 or any subsequent Federal Census, it shall be the duty of every county official to preserve all of the records of his office, which shall bear upon any financial transaction had with, for or on behalf of such counties for a period of four years from the date of such transaction.
Any official violating the provisions of this Act shall be fined not less than Twenty-five ($25.00) Dollars nor more than One Hundred ($100.00) Dollars and imprisoned for not less than thirty days nor more than six months, at the discretion of the court. The grand juries of such counties shall have inquisitorial powers over this offense.
SECTION 2. That this Act shall take effect from and after its passage, the public welfare requiring the same.
Passed: April 5, 1933.