Q: Has Section 19-19-8, which allows constables to be paid as riding bailiff's in criminal cases been amended to allow it to remain effective? This section contained a sunset provision that caused it to be automatically repealed on January 1, 2009.

A: Senate Bill 2022, 2009 Regular Session, amended Section 19-19-8 to remove the automatic repealer language in the law. The effective date of this bill is January 1, 2009