23-1301. County clerk; office; duties; residency.

The county clerk shall keep his or her office at the county seat; shall attend the sessions of the county board; shall keep the seal, records, and papers of the board; and shall sign the record of the proceedings of the board and attest the same with the county seal. After the period of time specified by the State Records Administrator pursuant to the Records Management Act, the county clerk may transfer such record of the proceedings of the board to the State Archives of the Nebraska State Historical Society for permanent preservation.

A county clerk elected after November 1986 need not be a resident of the county when he or she files for election as county clerk, but a county clerk shall reside in a county for which he or she holds office.

Source:Laws 1879, § 73, p. 374; R.S.1913, § 5605; C.S.1922, § 4924; C.S.1929, § 26-1001; R.S.1943, § 23-1301; Laws 1973, LB 224, § 5; Laws 1986, LB 812, § 3; Laws 1996, LB 1085, § 31.

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