KENTUCKY STATUTE SETS FEES FOR CONSTABLES…WHO WOULD WANT THIS JOB

Nov. 16, 2013

The Kentucky legislature has actually passed a law that sets maximum fees for Constables for doing various jobs. $3.00 to bury a horse!!!

KRS 64.190 Constables.
Constables may collect for the following services the following fees:

Making arrests for violations involving a motor vehicle on the public highways ……………………………………………. $0.50
Taking up a vagrant ………………………………………………. $0.50
Killing a mad dog ………………………………………………………….$1.00
Killing and burying a distempered horse, ass or mule……………$3.00
Killing and burying any other cattle, per head………………………$2.00
Altering a stud, jackass or bull………………………………………….. $1.00

Any other services, the same fees allowed sheriffs for similar services.

Effective: January 2, 1978
History: Amended 1976 (1st Extra. Sess.) Ky. Acts ch. 14, sec. 30, effective January 2, 1978. — Amended 1956 Ky. Acts ch. 205, sec. 1. — Recodified 1942 Ky. Acts ch. 208, sec. 1, effective October 1, 1942, from Ky. Stat. sec. 1733.

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