This bill would revise certain portions of Title 11 related to the operation of county government and would repeal certain other sections of the law related to county government which are no longer applicable
This bill would amend the law related to bonding of county officials and employees by increasing the amount of bonds, providing for monies paid upon forfeiture to be paid to the county, authorizing the county commission to require bonds for persons appointed to public boards by the county commission, authorizing the boards to require bonds for employees of those boards, clarifying when bonds are to be made, and repealing obsolete sections related to bonds
This bill would also revise the process for the review and payment of claims against the county, the filling of vacancies on the county commission, for preparation of county assessment maps, for relocation of county seats and courthouses, for creation and maintenance of county law libraries, and for acquisition of lands
Additionally, this bill would repeal code sections relating to appointing county land surveyors, dipping cattle, contracting for government survey field notes, and providing for publication and codification of public laws
Relating to county government; to revise and update parts of Title 11, Code of Alabama 1975, and for this purpose to amend Sections 11-1-6 and 11-1-12, relating to certain general provisions; to amend Sections 11-2-1, 11-2-4, 11-2-5, 11-2-6, 11-2-7, 11-2-20, and 11-2-21, relating to bonds of county officials; to amend Section 11-3-1, relating to county commissions; to amend Sections 11-12-4, 11-12-10, 11-12-11, 11-12-12, 11-12-15, and 11-12-16, relating to claims and demands against counties; Section 11-13-6, relating to codification and publication of laws; Sections 11-16-1, 11-16-2, 11-16-9, 11-16-10, and 11-16-19, relating to the relocation of county seats and courthouses; Section 11-18-1, relating to the acquisition of lands for public purposes; and Section 11-25-1, relating to county law libraries, Code of Alabama 1975; and to repeal Sections 11-1-13 to 11-1-14, inclusive; 11-2-22 to 11-2-27, inclusive; 11-2-30 to 11-2-34, inclusive; 11-3-3; 11-5-3; 11-3-10; 11-3-15; 11-3-25; 11-7-1 to 11-7-12, inclusive; 11-12-1 to 11-12-3, inclusive; 11-12-9; 11-12-13; 11-12-15; 11-13-1 to 11-13-5, inclusive; 11-16-3 to 11-16-8, inclusive; 11-16-11 to 11-16-18, inclusive; 11-16-20 to 11-16-26, inclusive; 11-16-33 to 11-16-38, inclusive; 11-18-3; 11-25-2 to 11-25-3, inclusive; and 36-22-1, Code of Alabama 1975.
|January 12, 2010||Read for the first time and referred to the Senate committee on Governmental Affairs|
|Bill Text||SB216 Alabama 2010 Session - Introduced|