The General Assembly shall provide by a general law what officers shall execute bond for the faithful discharge of their duties, and fix the liability therein. The previous constitution contains a similar provision. Early in the history of the commonwealth, even before it was a constitutional obligation, the General Assembly enacted statutes that required certain officers to execute bonds that guaranteed faithful performance of their official duties. Pursuant to Section 224, the General Assembly has enacted similar statutes. In the opinion of the attorney general,...
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