The Alabama Governor June 6 signed a law concerning a special recording fee on real property and personal property instruments for property tax purposes. The law includes measures: 1) providing that a special index fee of $16 shall be paid to the county, and collected by the judge of probate with respect to each real property instrument and personal property instrument filed for record; 2) providing that out of the fee collected, $7 shall be designated for payment of installation costs, maintenance, and upgrades to electronic records systems utilized by the probate court and the costs as needed of additional...