This bill would propose a constitutional amendment specifying that a person engaged in any occupation or vocation that involves serving as an officer of the court, including, but not limited to attorneys, may not serve in the Legislature
This bill would state that the purpose of this restriction is to prevent potential undue influence, conflict of interest, or multiple payments by the state to the person
Proposing an amendment to Section 47 of the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, now appearing as Section 47 of the Official Recompilation of the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, as amended, to further provide for the qualifications of legislators.
|March 14, 2012||Read for the first time and referred to the House of Representatives committee on Ethics and Campaign Finance|
|Bill Text||HB520 Alabama 2012 Session - Introduced|