Section 45-10-230Expense allowance; salary increase.
(a) The Sheriff of Cherokee County shall receive an additional expense allowance of fifteen thousand dollars ($15,000) per annum, payable in equal monthly installments. The expense allowance shall be in addition to all other compensation, expense allowances, or benefits granted to the sheriff.
(b) Beginning with the next term of office, the expense allowance paid to the sheriff as provided in subsection (a) shall expire. In lieu thereof, the sheriff shall receive an additional compensation of fifteen thousand dollars ($15,000) per annum. The compensation shall be in addition to all other compensation, expense allowances, or benefits received.
(c) The expense allowance and salary increase provided in this section shall be inoperative if the sheriff receives an additional expense allowance or salary increase pursuant to general law during the current term of office or effective upon the beginning of the next term of office which is equal to or greater than the amount provided by this section.
(Act 95-499, p. 1005, §§1-3.)