2010 Georgia Code
TITLE 15 - COURTS
CHAPTER 16 - SHERIFFS
ARTICLE 1 - GENERAL PROVISIONS
§ 15-16-19 - Fee system abolished; annual salary sheriff's exclusive compensation
. Fee system abolished; annual salary sheriff's exclusive compensation
(a) The fee system of compensating the sheriffs of the various counties in this state or the fee system supplemented by a salary is abolished. No sheriff shall receive as any portion of his compensation for his services as such any fees, fines, forfeitures, costs, commissions, emoluments, or perquisites of any nature whatsoever.
(b) The sheriffs shall receive no compensation except that compensation which shall be in the nature of an annual salary to be fixed by law.
Graham Syfert - Jacksonville Lawyer