Section 45-24-80.20Additional court costs and fees.
In Dallas County, in addition to all other fees, there shall be taxed as costs the sum of five dollars in each civil or quasi-civil action at law, suit in equity, criminal case, quasi-criminal case, proceedings on a forfeited bail bond, or proceedings on a forfeited bond given in connection with an appeal from a judgment or conviction in any inferior or municipal court of the county, in the Circuit Court of Dallas County, or the District Court of Dallas County, hereinafter filed in or arising in the Circuit Court of Dallas County, or the District Court of Dallas County, or brought by appeal, certiorari, or otherwise to the Circuit Court of Dallas County, or the District Court of Dallas County, which costs shall be collected as other costs in such cases are collected by the clerk, or ex officio clerk, of the courts or the register of the Circuit Court of Dallas County, as the case may be. Such fees, when collected by the clerks or other collection officers of such court, shall be paid into the general fund of the county to be used by the county commission for appropriations by the county commission to the sheriff for law enforcement purposes. The fees may be used by the county commission as part of its annual general budget appropriation to the sheriff for operation of the sheriff's department and jail.
(Act 81-722, p. 1234, §1.)