SB 280

Session
Regular Session 2018
Title
County Superintendent of Education, required to be appointed unless provided otherwise by constitution
Description

Under existing law, a county superintendent of education may be elected if authorized under a local law or amendment to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901

This bill would require all county superintendents to be appointed by the county board of education, except as otherwise provided by the Constitution of Alabama of 1901

Relating to county superintendents of education; to require all county superintendents to be appointed by the county board of education, except as otherwise provided by the Constitution of Alabama of 1901; and to provide transition to the appointed office.

Subjects
Education
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Under existing law, a county superintendent of education may be elected if authorized under a local law or amendment to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901

This bill would require all county superintendents to be appointed by the county board of education, except as otherwise provided by the Constitution of Alabama of 1901

Relating to county superintendents of education; to require all county superintendents to be appointed by the county board of education, except as otherwise provided by the Constitution of Alabama of 1901; and to provide transition to the appointed office.

Section 1

(a) Except as otherwise provided by the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, a county superintendent of education shall be appointed by the county board of education. (b) This section shall apply at the expiration of the term of office of any elected county superintendent of education or upon a vacancy occurring in the office of an elected county superintendent of education occurring before the expiration of his or her term of office and after January 1, 2021. (c) Commencing on the effective date of this section, a county board of education may continue the services of an elected superintendent of education as an appointed superintendent of education for an additional term without following the posting and selecting procedures required under Section 16-9-11, Code of Alabama 1975, by appointing and extending the contract between the board and the superintendent. The contract may be executed at any time during the term of office of the elected county superintendent of education. On or before March 1 of the last year of the term of office of an elected county superintendent of education, the county board of education shall notify the elected superintendent of whether the board intends to contract with the elected superintendent of education for an additional term pursuant to this subsection.

Section 2

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

No articles found.
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 8, 2018HRead for the first time and referred to the House of Representatives committee on Education Policy
March 8, 2018SEngrossed
March 8, 2018SMotion to Read a Third Time and Pass adopted Roll Call 725
March 8, 2018SMarsh motion to Adopt adopted Roll Call 724
March 8, 2018SMarsh Amendment Offered
March 8, 2018SThird Reading Passed
March 1, 2018SRead for the second time and placed on the calendar
February 6, 2018SRead for the first time and referred to the Senate committee on Education and Youth Affairs
2018-03-08
Chamber: Senate
Result: Passed
2018-03-08
Chamber: Senate
Result: Passed