HB 458

Sponsor
Session
Regular Session 2018
Title
Fayette Co., poll workers, compensation increased, Sec. 45-29-110 am'd.
Description

Relating to Fayette County, to amend Section 45-29-110 of the Code of Alabama 1975, to further provide for the compensation of poll workers.

View Original PDF: HB 458 - Introduced - PDF

Relating to Fayette County, to amend Section 45-29-110 of the Code of Alabama 1975, to further provide for the compensation of poll workers.

Section 1

Section 45-29-110 of the Code of Alabama 1975, is amended to read as follows:

§45-29-110.

(a) The county commission of Fayette County shall provide such additional amount of daily compensation as is necessary to grant each election clerk, inspector, and returning officer of elections a total compensation of twenty-five dollars ($25), and shall increase the mileage allowance of the returning officer to fifteen cents ($.15) a mile in going to the courthouse and returning to the place of holding the election. Such compensation and mileage shall be paid out of any funds in the county treasury available for such purposes.

(b)(1) In Fayette County, all inspectors, assistant inspectors, and technical assistants appointed to conduct elections at the various polling places are hereby entitled to an additional per diem allowance in such amount as will, together with any amount paid by the state, make a total paid to such officials thirty-five dollars ($35) for each day they work at the polls. Such officials, when acting as returning officers, shall also be entitled to such mileage allowance as may be prescribed by law.

(2) In Fayette County, all clerks appointed to conduct elections at the various polling places are hereby entitled to an additional per diem allowance in such amount as will, together with any amount paid by the state, make a total paid to such officials twenty-eight dollars ($28) for each day they work at the polls.

(3) If the amount paid to such officials as compensation or expense allowance by the state increases in the future, then the amount paid by the county under this subsection shall automatically decrease in a like amount.

(4) The expense allowances provided for in this subsection shall be paid from the general fund of the county.

(c) In addition to the compensation provided in subsections (a) and (b), the county commission shall provide to each poll worker who works at a polling place in the county, together with any amount paid by the state pursuant to general law, an amount of compensation to make the total compensation of each poll worker a minimum of one hundred dollars ($100) for each day the poll worker works at the polls during an election."

Section 2

This act shall become effective on the first day of the third month following its passage and approval by the Governor, or its otherwise becoming law.

No articles found.
Action Date Chamber Action
March 27, 2018HDelivered to Governor at 2:28 p.m. on March 27, 2018.
March 27, 2018HAssigned Act No. 2018-512.
March 27, 2018HClerk of the House Certification
March 27, 2018SSignature Requested
March 22, 2018HEnrolled
March 22, 2018HPassed Second House
March 22, 2018SMotion to Read a Third Time and Pass adopted Roll Call 1132
March 22, 2018SThird Reading Passed
March 21, 2018SRead for the second time and placed on the calendar
March 6, 2018SRead for the first time and referred to the Senate committee on Local Legislation
March 6, 2018HMotion to Read a Third Time and Pass adopted Roll Call 597
March 6, 2018HThird Reading Passed
March 1, 2018HRead for the second time and placed on the calendar
February 27, 2018HRead for the first time and referred to the House of Representatives committee on Local Legislation
2018-03-22
Chamber: Senate
Result: Passed
2018-03-06
Chamber: House
Result: Failed