(a) A marshal or clerk of court may be garnished for money of the defendant in his hands. A judgment debtor of the defendant may be garnished if the judgment has not been assigned on the record or by writing, and filed in the office of the clerk and by him minuted as an assignment on the margin of the judgment record. An executor may be garnished with respect to money due from decedent.
(b) The United States may not be garnished, except in compliance with the laws of the United States providing for garnishment proceedings against the United States for the en-forcement of child support and alimony obligations of federal employees, including members of the armed forces. The government, and any other public bodies or agencies shall not be garnished without the prior approval of the Governor.History: 1962, PL 7-36; 1963, PL 8-5; and 1977, PL 15-54.
Amendments: 1977 Subsection (b): added exception at end of first sentence and, in second sentence, substituted “and any other public bodies or agencies” for “municipal corporations” and substituted “prior approval” for ‘concurrence”