NORTH CAROLINA GENERAL ASSEMBLY
SENATE BILL 129
AN ACT AMENDING SECTION 1 OF CHAPTER 795, SESSION LAWS OF 1955, RELATING TO THE COMPENSATION OF THE SHERIFF OF HAYWOOD COUNTY.
The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:
Section 1. That Section 1 of Chapter 795, Session Laws of 1955, be and the same is hereby amended by adding at the end thereof the following:
"In addition to the foregoing salary and travel allowance, the Sheriff of Haywood County shall be entitled to collect as a part of his compensation for the operation of the jail, a fee of seventy‑five cents (75¢) for the imprisonment of any person in a civil or criminal action and seventy‑five cents (75¢) for the release of such person from prison. The foregoing provision shall be retroactive to July 1, 1955.
"In addition to travel allowances prescribed by Chapter 795, Session Laws of 1955, effective July 1, 1959, the sheriff and his salaried deputies shall be allowed travel expenses in the amount of seven cents (7¢) per mile while traveling on official business outside the limits of Haywood County when such travel is for the purpose of transporting prisoners to prison, mental patients to State Hospitals, juvenile offenders to State correctional institutions, or, when such travel is undertaken upon the request of the District Solicitor, Superior Court Judge, Recorders Court Solicitor, or the Recorders Court Judge for the purpose of returning persons charged with crime to Haywood County for trial. Claims for travel expenses under this paragraph must be supported by such evidence as may be required by the Board of County Commissioners."
See. 2. All laws and clauses of laws in conflict with this Act are hereby repealed.
See. 3. This Act shall be in full force and effect from and after its ratification.
In the General Assembly read three times and ratified, this the 27th day of March, 1959.