2017 Code of Alabama
Title 36 - PUBLIC OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES.
Chapter 22 - SHERIFFS.
Article 2 - Sheriffs' Retirement System.
Section 36-22-42 - Deductions from salary; refunds; payments upon death; effect of other retirement systems.
The governing body of each county shall begin deducting on October 10, 1975, and each month thereafter from the salaries of such sheriffs an amount equal to four percent of the monthly salary paid such official up to $25,000.00. Such sum shall be deducted monthly and paid into the general fund of the county.
If any sheriff subject to the provisions of this article shall end his tenure of office prior to becoming eligible as provided herein, an amount equal to one half of the amount paid by him into the county general fund under the provisions of this section shall be repaid to him.
In the event such person shall die in office prior to becoming eligible, such sum shall be paid to his estate.
This section shall not apply in any county in which the sheriff is eligible to become entitled to any other state or county retirement act which he may elect to come under.(Acts 1975, No. 1231, p. 2591, §3; Acts 1983, 2nd Ex. Sess., No. 83-162, p. 332, §1.)