Relating to Montgomery County; to provide for the qualifications of the sheriff; and to require completion of continuing education.
Relating to Montgomery County; to provide for the qualifications of the sheriff; and to require completion of continuing education
This act shall only apply in Montgomery County.
(a) On or after the effective date of this act, a person qualifying for election to the office of sheriff in the county or any person appointed to serve as a sheriff shall meet all of the following minimum qualifications, in addition to any other qualifications required by law: (1) The person is a citizen of the United States. (2) The person has been a resident of the county for at least one year immediately prior to the qualification date. (3) The person has the qualifications of an elector pursuant to state and federal law and the person has been registered to vote in the county at least one year immediately prior to qualifying. (4) The person has been awarded a four-year college degree from an accredited university. (5) The person is 25 years of age or older prior to qualifying. HB390 (6) The person at the time of qualifying has three or more years of immediate prior service as a law enforcement officer having the power of arrest. (7) The person has never been convicted of a felony. (b) Upon election, the sheriff of the county shall attend annually a minimum of 12 hours of continuing education approved by the Alabama Sheriffs Association.
This act shall become effective immediately following its passage and approval by the Governor, or its otherwise becoming law. HB390 Speaker of the House of Representatives President and Presiding Officer of the Senate House of Representatives I hereby certify that the within Act originated in and was passed by the House 07-MAY-20. Jeff Woodard Clerk Senate 09-MAY-20 Passed
|May 9, 2020||H||Delivered to Governor at 2:43 p.m. on May 9, 2020.|
|May 9, 2020||H||Assigned Act No. 2020-146.|
|May 9, 2020||H||Clerk of the House Certification|
|May 9, 2020||S||Signature Requested|
|May 9, 2020||H||Enrolled|
|May 9, 2020||H||Passed Second House|
|May 9, 2020||S||Motion to Read a Third Time and Pass adopted Roll Call 706|
|May 9, 2020||S||Third Reading Passed|
|May 8, 2020||S||Read for the second time and placed on the calendar|
|May 7, 2020||H||Ledbetter intended to vote Abstain|
|May 7, 2020||S||Read for the first time and referred to the Senate committee on Local Legislation|
|May 7, 2020||H||Motion to Read a Third Time and Pass adopted Roll Call 485|
|May 7, 2020||H||Third Reading Passed|
|May 6, 2020||H||Read for the second time and placed on the calendar|
|March 5, 2020||H||Read for the first time and referred to the House of Representatives committee on Montgomery County Legislation|
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