HB 461

Session
Regular Session 2018
Title
Cullman Co., sheriff, salary, feeding of prisoners further provided for, Discretionary Fund established, const. amend.
Description

This bill would propose a local constitutional amendment relating to Cullman County to provide that all allowances or amounts received by the Sheriff of Cullman County for feeding prisoners would be deposited in a special account and used for feeding prisoners in the county jail and any excess would be authorized to be used by the sheriff for law enforcement purposes

This bill would also provide that effective beginning the next term of office, the annual salary of the Sheriff of Cullman County would be equal to the annual salary of the Judge of Probate of Cullman County

To propose an amendment to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, relating to Cullman County, to provide that all allowances received by the sheriff for feeding prisoners would be deposited in a special account and used for feeding of prisoners in the county jail and that any excess in the fund would be authorized to be used for law enforcement purposes by the sheriff and to provide for the salary of the sheriff effective beginning the next term of office.

Subjects
Constitutional Amendments
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This bill would propose a local constitutional amendment relating to Cullman County to provide that all allowances or amounts received by the Sheriff of Cullman County for feeding prisoners would be deposited in a special account and used for feeding prisoners in the county jail and any excess would be authorized to be used by the sheriff for law enforcement purposes

This bill would also provide that effective beginning the next term of office, the annual salary of the Sheriff of Cullman County would be equal to the annual salary of the Judge of Probate of Cullman County

To propose an amendment to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, relating to Cullman County, to provide that all allowances received by the sheriff for feeding prisoners would be deposited in a special account and used for feeding of prisoners in the county jail and that any excess in the fund would be authorized to be used for law enforcement purposes by the sheriff and to provide for the salary of the sheriff effective beginning the next term of office.

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 Effective beginning the next term of office of the Sheriff of Cullman County after the ratification of this amendment, any allowances or other amounts received by the sheriff for feeding prisoners shall be deposited in a separate account in the county treasury to be known as the "Sheriff's Discretionary Fund" and shall be used by the sheriff for the feeding of prisoners in the county jail. Any funds in the Sheriff's Discretionary Fund over the amounts needed for feeding prisoners may be used by the sheriff for law enforcement purposes and for the operation of the office of the sheriff. Any funds in the Sheriff's Discretionary Fund shall be carried over from year to year. In the event additional amounts are needed by the sheriff for the feeding of prisoners, the amounts shall be paid by the sheriff from any other discretionary funds available for the operation of the office of the sheriff. The sheriff shall not be subject to the competitive bid law for the purchase of food or supplies used for feeding prisoners in the county jail. Also, effective at that time, the sheriff shall receive an annual salary equal to the annual salary of the Judge of Probate of Cullman County not to include any compensation received by the judge of probate for election purposes.

Section 2

An election upon the proposed amendment shall be held in accordance with Section 284 and Section 284.01 of the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, now appearing as Section 284 and Section 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 Cullman County, proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, to provide that effective beginning the next term of office of the sheriff, all allowances or amounts received by the sheriff for feeding prisoners would be deposited in a special account and used for feeding prisoners in the county jail and any excess in the fund would be authorized to be used for law enforcement purposes by the sheriff and to provide that, at that time, the annual salary of the Sheriff of Cullman County would be equal to the annual salary of the Judge of Probate of Cullman County.

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

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Action Date Chamber Action
March 28, 2018HForwarded to Executive Department
March 28, 2018HAssigned Act No. 2018-409.
March 28, 2018HClerk of the House Certification
March 28, 2018SSignature Requested
March 28, 2018HEnrolled
March 28, 2018HPassed Second House
March 28, 2018SBussman motion to adopt Local Application Resolution adopted Roll Call 1209
March 28, 2018SMotion to Read a Third Time and Pass adopted Roll Call 1208
March 28, 2018SThird Reading Passed
March 22, 2018SBussman motion to Carry Over to the Call of the Chair adopted Voice Vote
March 22, 2018SThird Reading Carried Over to Call of the Chair
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 Local Application adopted Roll Call 604
March 6, 2018HMotion to Read a Third Time and Pass adopted Roll Call 603
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
2018-03-28
Chamber: Senate
Result: Passed
2018-03-28
Chamber: Senate
Result: Passed
2018-03-06
Chamber: House
Result: Failed
2018-03-06
Chamber: House
Result: Passed