SB 153

Sponsor
Session
Regular Session 2018
Title
County Superintendent of Education, prohibition against additional employment removed, Sec. 16-9-12 am'd.
Description

Under existing law, county superintendents of education are required to devote their entire time to the office and the travel expenses, for certain county superintendents of education, are limited to $600 annually

This bill would remove the prohibition against a county superintendent of education having additional employment and would remove the limit on annual travel expenses for certain county superintendents of education

To amend Section 16-9-12, Code of Alabama 1975, relating to county superintendents of education; to remove the prohibition against other employment and the limit on annual travel expenses.

Subjects
Education
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Under existing law, county superintendents of education are required to devote their entire time to the office and the travel expenses, for certain county superintendents of education, are limited to $600 annually

This bill would remove the prohibition against a county superintendent of education having additional employment and would remove the limit on annual travel expenses for certain county superintendents of education

To amend Section 16-9-12, Code of Alabama 1975, relating to county superintendents of education; to remove the prohibition against other employment and the limit on annual travel expenses.

Section 1

Section 16-9-12 of the Code of Alabama 1975, is amended to read as follows:

§16-9-12.

The county superintendent of education shall devote his entire time to public school business. In counties in which the maximum salary of the county superintendent of education is not fixed by law, the county superintendent of education shall receive such compensation, including salary and travel expenses, as the county board of education shall direct. In counties where superintendents of education are elected by a direct vote of the qualified electors, the salary for the office must be fixed prior to the beginning of the term of office. The boards of education in counties where the maximum salary of the superintendent of education is prescribed by law are hereby empowered to fix, approve and authorize the payment of the traveling expenses not in excess of $600.00 annually incurred by the superintendent in the performance of his official duties within and without the county."

Section 2

This act shall become effective immediately following its passage and approval by the Governor, or its otherwise becoming law.

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Action Date Chamber Action
March 15, 2018HPending third reading on day 21 Favorable from Education Policy
March 15, 2018HRead for the second time and placed on the calendar
March 6, 2018HRead for the first time and referred to the House of Representatives committee on Education Policy
March 6, 2018SMotion to Read a Third Time and Pass adopted Roll Call 612
March 6, 2018SThird Reading Passed
February 8, 2018SRead for the second time and placed on the calendar
January 11, 2018SRead for the first time and referred to the Senate committee on Education and Youth Affairs
2018-03-06
Chamber: Senate
Result: Passed