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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Sheriff's fees and employees. Increases fees a county sheriff may charge for reports issued by the sheriff's office and for service of process for civil actions. Provides that for each verified claim filed by a sheriff for service of writs, orders, process, notices, tax warrants, or other papers completed by the sheriff: (1) a $13 service process fee is imposed; and (2) the amount that a county fiscal body must appropriate to the sheriff is increased. Adds county sheriffs to the list of county officers entitled to appoint a chief deputy and other deputies and employees.