§7-5-14. Vacancy in office of sheriff; collection of taxes and fee
bills by successor.
In all cases in which a vacancy may occur in the office of
sheriff, by resignation or removal, all taxes and all fee bills
remaining uncollected in the hands of such sheriff at the time of
his resignation or removal shall be delivered to and collected by
the person elected or appointed to fill the vacancy caused by such
resignation or removal. This section shall in no case affect or
impair the obligation of the bond given by the sheriff who may have
resigned or been removed, nor any liability incurred by him and his
official sureties prior to his resignation or removal.