Under existing law, the State Superintendent of Education is appointed by the State Board of Education and serves at the pleasure of the state board
This bill would provide for the appointment of the Superintendent of Education by the Governor, would provide that the superintendent would serve as a member of the Governor's Cabinet, and would condition the effectiveness upon the approval of a constitutional amendment
To amend Section 16-4-1, Code of Alabama 1975, relating to the State Superintendent of Education, to provide for the appointment of the superintendent by the Governor; to provide that the superintendent would serve as a member of the Governor's Cabinet; and would provide for a conditional effective date.
|April 12, 2016||H||Read for the first time and referred to the House of Representatives committee on Education Policy|
|Bill Text||HB538 Alabama 2016 Session - Introduced|