License fee; Sheriff's Law Enforcement Fund; disposition of funds.
(a) Beginning January 1, 2008, in Blount County, the fee for issuing a license to carry a pistol shall be twenty dollars ($20) which shall be collected by the sheriff. The fee imposed by this section shall constitute the total fee imposed by local law in Blount County for the issuance of a pistol license and shall be paid in lieu of any and all fees for pistol licensing previously provided by local law.
(b) Eighty percent of the fees collected shall be deposited into the county treasury to the credit of the Sheriff of Blount County into a special account designated the Sheriff's Law Enforcement Fund. The fund amounts shall be used and expended by the sheriff for the employment of personnel, the purchase of equipment, supplies, and materials, and for any other lawful purpose related to law enforcement in the county.
(c) Twenty percent of the fees collected shall be deposited into the Blount County General Fund.
(Act 2007-311, p. 566, §1.)