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CHAPTER 291 AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE QUALIFIED VOTERS OF THE TOWN OF BREVARD TO DETERMINE WHETHER AN ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE CONTROL STORE SHALL BE ESTABLISHED IN SAID TOWN AND TO PRESCRIBE THE METHOD OF OPERATION AND THE DISPOSITION OF THE NET PROFITS THEREOF. The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:
Out of the profits derived from the operation of said Alcoholic Beverage Control Store, after the payment of all costs and operating expenses, and after obtaining sufficient and proper working capital, the amount thereof to be determined by the Town of Brevard Board of Alcoholic Beverage Control. Said Board shall further expend an amount of not more than ten per cent -10% of the resulting profits for law enforcement purposes, and in its discretion an amount not in excess of five per cent -5% for education as to the effects of the use of alcoholic beverages and the rehabilitation of alcoholics, said amounts to be determined by quarterly audits. These amounts shall supplement and not supplant the amount usually budgeted for such purposes by the Town of Brevard. In the expenditure of said funds, the Town Board of Alcoholic Beverage Control shall employ one or more persons as law enforcement officer or officers to be appointed by and directly responsible to the said Board. The person or persons so appointed shall, after taking the oath prescribed by law for peace officers, have the same powers and authorities within Transylvania County as other peace officers. And any such person or persons so appointed, or any other peace officer while in hot pursuit of anyone 3938 found to be violating the prohibition laws of this State, shall have the right to go into any other county of the State and arrest such defendant therein so long as such hot pursuit of such person shall continue, and the common law of hot pursuit shall be applicable to said offenses and such officer or officers. Any law enforcement officer appointed by the said Board of Alcoholic Beverage Control and any other peace officer are hereby authorized, upon request of the sheriff or other lawful officer in any other county, to go into such other county and assist in suppressing a violation of the prohibition laws therein, and while so acting shall have such powers as a peace officer as are granted to him in Transylvania County and be entitled to all the protection provided for said officer while acting in his own county. Out of the net profits derived from the operation of said Alcoholic Beverage Control Store, the Town of Brevard Board of Alcoholic Beverage Control shall, on a quarterly basis, pay over to the following-named governing bodies amounts equal to the percentages of the net profits as follows: (a) Twenty-five per cent -25% to the Board of Commissioners of Transylvania County, to be deposited to the county general fund and used for any lawful purpose for which other general fund appropriations may be used; (b) Seventy-five per cent -75% to the Board of Aldermen of the Town of Brevard, to be deposited in the general fund of the town, which may be used for any lawful purpose for which other general fund expenditures may be made.