HB 406

Session
Regular Session 2018
Title
Monroe Co., judge of probate, salary provided, fees to be deposited in co. general fund, one-stop tags provided, const. amend.
Description

This bill would propose an amendment to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, relating to Monroe County, to provide for the judge of probate to be compensated on a salary basis and for the fees collected by the judge of probate to be deposited in the county general fund; and to provide for the one-stop issuance of motor vehicle license plates

Relating to Monroe County; to propose an amendment to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, to provide for the judge of probate to be compensated on a salary basis and for the fees collected by the judge of probate to be deposited in the county general fund; and to provide for the one-stop issuance of motor vehicle license plates.

Subjects
Constitutional Amendments
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This bill would propose an amendment to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, relating to Monroe County, to provide for the judge of probate to be compensated on a salary basis and for the fees collected by the judge of probate to be deposited in the county general fund; and to provide for the one-stop issuance of motor vehicle license plates

Relating to Monroe County; to propose an amendment to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, to provide for the judge of probate to be compensated on a salary basis and for the fees collected by the judge of probate to be deposited in the county general fund; and to provide for the one-stop issuance of motor vehicle license plates.

Section 1

The following amendment to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, is proposed and shall become valid as a part of the Constitution when all requirements of this act are fulfilled: PROPOSED AMENDMENT (a) Effective with the term of office beginning in January 2019, the Judge of Probate of Monroe County shall be compensated on a salary basis paid in equal monthly installments from the general fund of the county. The initial annual salary of the judge of probate shall be one hundred eight thousand dollars ($108,000) per year. Thereafter, the judge of probate shall be entitled to receive any cost-of-living increases in compensation granted to other county officers. (b) The Monroe County Commission shall provide for operating expenses of the office of the judge of probate. All employees of the judge of probate on the effective date of this amendment shall be transferred to the employment of the county at the rate of pay and level of seniority of each employee on that date. (c) All fees, commissions, allowances, percentages, and other charges allocated to the Judge of Probate of Monroe County shall be collected, but shall be paid into the general fund of Monroe County. (d) The judge of probate shall perform all duties relating to the issuance of motor vehicle license plates in the county and shall perform all duties relating to the assessment and collection of ad valorem taxes on motor vehicles, which have been performed by the revenue commissioner prior to the effective date of this amendment. The revenue commissioner is relieved of all duties and responsibilities relating to the assessment and collection of taxes on motor vehicles. The judge of probate shall receive the commissions and fees currently allocated to the revenue commissioner for performing these functions, and these fees and commissions shall be deposited in the county general fund. Reporting and remitting of the collections of these fees shall be made by the judge of probate or as otherwise required by law. (e) This amendment, upon its ratification, shall become effective the beginning of the next term of office of the judge of probate in January 2019.

Section 2

An election upon the proposed amendment shall be held in accordance with Sections 284 and 284.01, now appearing as Sections 284 and 284.01 of the Official Recompilation of the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, as amended, and the election laws of this state.

Section 3

The appropriate election official shall assign a ballot number for the proposed constitutional amendment on the election ballot and shall set forth the following description of the substance or subject matter of the proposed constitutional amendment:

Relating to Monroe County, proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, to provide for the judge of probate to be compensated on a salary basis and for the fees collected by the judge of probate to be deposited in the county general fund; and to provide for the one-stop issuance of motor vehicle license plates.

Proposed by Act _________" This description shall be followed by the following language:

Yes ( ) No ( )."

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Action Date Chamber Action
March 8, 2018HAssigned Act No. 2018-185.
March 8, 2018HDelivered to Secretary of State at 2:29 p.m. on March 8, 2018.
March 8, 2018HClerk of the House Certification
March 8, 2018HEnrolled
March 8, 2018SSignature Requested
March 8, 2018HPassed Second House
March 8, 2018SAlbritton motion to adopt Local Application Resolution adopted Roll Call 709
March 8, 2018SMotion to Read a Third Time and Pass adopted Roll Call 708
March 8, 2018SThird Reading Passed
March 6, 2018SRead for the second time and placed on the calendar
February 20, 2018SRead for the first time and referred to the Senate committee on Local Legislation
February 20, 2018HJackson motion to Local Application adopted Roll Call 371
February 20, 2018HMotion to Read a Third Time and Pass adopted Roll Call 370
February 20, 2018HThird Reading Passed
February 15, 2018HRead for the second time and placed on the calendar
February 13, 2018HRead for the first time and referred to the House of Representatives committee on Local Legislation
2018-03-08
Chamber: Senate
Result: Passed
2018-03-08
Chamber: Senate
Result: Passed
2018-02-20
Chamber: House
Result: Failed
2018-02-20
Chamber: House
Result: Passed