In Henry County, the coroner shall be entitled to receive remuneration in the amount of fifty dollars ($50) in each case for holding an inquest, when ordered by the judge of a court of record or for investigation and certification of the cause of death when no jury is summoned or postmortem examination made by a physician or surgeon as provided by Section 12–19–193; provided,
however, the remuneration shall not be less than two hundred dollars ($200) per month. In addition to the amounts listed herein, the coroner shall receive travel expenses in such an amount as may be set by the county commission in going to and returning from each such investigation. The compensation provided for by this section shall be paid from the county general fund.
(Act 90-434, p. 598, §1.)