AMENDMENT 476 RATIFIED
Chambers County Fire and Rescue Fund.
The Chambers county commission shall establish a Chambers county fire and rescue fund. The circuit clerk of Chambers county shall assess an additional court charge against all persons convicted in Chambers county of violating state criminal law regarding driving under the influence of alcohol or the state criminal law regarding controlled substances. First time offenders of said criminal law shall pay a court charge of twenty-five dollars ($25.00). Second time offenders of said criminal law shall pay a court charge of fifty dollars ($50.00). Third time offenders and all other offenders of said criminal law shall pay a court charge of one hundred dollars ($100.00). Said court charge shall be in addition to all other charges prescribed by law. Said court charges shall be paid into the Chambers county fire and rescue fund and shall be distributed by the county commission on January 31 of each year. Said money shall be equally distributed to all chartered volunteer fire departments and chartered volunteer rescue squads established in Chambers county. The Chambers county commission shall be authorized to promulgate rules and regulations to implement the provisions of this amendment. The legislature shall be authorized to enact general, local or special laws to provide further for the operation of said fund, the allocation of the moneys placed in said fund and the amount of court charges levied.