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A sheriff's contingent fund is created in each county to be kept by the county treasurer as all
other county funds. One-fourth of all money paid into the county treasury on account of fines
imposed for violation of the provisions of chapter 152 or 340A shall be credited to this contingent
fund. The sheriff may expend money from this fund for the purpose of investigating and securing
evidence of violations of chapters 152, 340A, and the DWI-related provisions of chapter 169A.
Money may be withdrawn from the fund by the sheriff upon the order of the district court after
application. At the close of the fiscal year any money in the fund in excess of $5,000 shall be
transferred into the general fund.
History: 1986 c 435 s 4; 1999 c 49 s 1; 2000 c 478 art 2 s 7

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