Existing law provides that municipal judges are appointed by the governing body of the municipality
This bill would propose an amendment to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, relating to the City of Montgomery in Montgomery County, providing that beginning with the 2011 municipal election, the City of Montgomery would elect four municipal judges in an at-large election to terms of four years. This bill would provide that all of the judges would serve part-time, and the cases before the court would be divided equally among the judges. This bill would also provide that the salary of the judges would be set by the governing body of the City of Montgomery
Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, relating to the City of Montgomery in Montgomery County; to provide for the at-large election of municipal judges in the city; to provide for the election, terms, duties, and salary of the judges; to provide that the judges shall serve part-time; and to provide that the cases before the court shall be divided equally among the judges.
|March 3, 2010||Read for the first time and referred to the House of Representatives committee on Montgomery County Legislation|
|Bill Text||HB666 Alabama 2010 Session - Introduced|