In those instances in which a municipal court clerk or municipal court magistrate of any municipality is employed by another municipality within 24 months after completing the certification requirements pursuant to Rule 18 I.(B)(3) of the Alabama Rules of Judicial Administration, the total expense paid by the municipal court clerk's employer or the municipal court magistrate's employer to enable the municipal court clerk or municipal court magistrate to become certified, including, but not limited to, salary paid during training, transportation costs paid to the trainee for travel to and from the training facility, room, board, tuition, overtime paid to other employees who fill in for the trainee during his or her absence, and any other related training expenses, shall be reimbursed to the municipality which paid for the training. The municipality which paid for the training shall submit an itemized sworn statement to the new employer of the municipal court clerk or municipal court magistrate, as the case may be, shall demand payment thereof, and may enforce collection of the obligation through civil remedies and procedures. The terms "municipal court clerk" and "municipal court magistrate" refer to those persons appointed pursuant to Rule 18 I.(B)(1) of the Alabama Rules of Judicial Administration.