Pistol permit fee.
(a) In Lamar County, the fee for issuance of a permit to carry a pistol in a vehicle or concealed on or about the person as provided in Section 13A–11–75, shall be twenty dollars ($20), which shall be collected by the sheriff and deposited into the sheriff’s pistol permit fund.
(b) The sheriff’s pistol permit fund and all monies collected under subsection (a) shall be deposited by the Sheriff of Lamar County in any bank located in Lamar County selected by the sheriff.
(c) The sheriff’s pistol permit fund as provided in subsection (b) shall be drawn upon by the Sheriff of Lamar County, or appointed agent, and shall be exclusively for law enforcement purposes in the public’s interest and in the discharge of the duties of the sheriff’s office as the sheriff sees fit.
(d) The establishment of the sheriff’s pistol permit fund as provided in this section and the use of the funds shall in no way diminish or take the place of any other reimbursement or other source of income established for the sheriff or the operation of the sheriff’s office.
(Act 95-656, p. 1368, §§1-4.)