§7-7-16a. Public carriage.
The sheriff of each county and his deputies who are engaged in law-enforcement activities may, in the discretion of the sheriff, use publicly provided carriage to travel from his residence to his workplace and return. Any other county official or employee may, or may not, in the discretion of the county commission, be furnished with the use of publicly provided carriage to travel from his residence to his workplace and return: Provided, That such usage is subject to the supervision of said sheriff or commission and is directly connected with and required by the nature and in the performance of such sheriff's, deputy's, county official or employee's duties and responsibilities.