Relating to Chambers County and the office of sheriff; to provide certain additional qualifications for persons serving as sheriff; and to provide for continuing education for a sheriff.
Relating to Chambers County and the office of sheriff; to provide certain additional qualifications for persons serving as sheriff; and to provide for continuing education for a sheriff
This act shall apply only to Chambers County.
(a) After the effective date of this act, any 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 high school diploma or a GED equivalence. (5) The person is 25 years of age or older prior to qualifying. HB459 (6) The person has three or more years of full-time 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 executive level continuing education approved by the Alabama Sheriffs Association or the National Sheriffs' Association.
This act shall not apply to or affect a supernumerary sheriff.
This act shall become effective immediately following its passage and approval by the Governor, or its otherwise becoming law. HB459 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 06-MAY-20. Jeff Woodard Clerk Senate 09-MAY-20 Passed
|May 9, 2020||H||Delivered to Governor at 2:11 p.m. on May 9, 2020.|
|May 9, 2020||H||Assigned Act No. 2020-143.|
|May 9, 2020||H||Clerk of the House Certification|
|May 9, 2020||H||Enrolled|
|May 9, 2020||S||Signature Requested|
|May 9, 2020||H||Passed Second House|
|May 9, 2020||S||Motion to Read a Third Time and Pass adopted Roll Call 632|
|May 9, 2020||S||Third Reading Passed|
|May 8, 2020||S||Read for the second time and placed on the calendar|
|May 7, 2020||S||Read for the first time and referred to the Senate committee on Local Legislation|
|May 6, 2020||H||Motion to Read a Third Time and Pass adopted Roll Call 404|
|May 6, 2020||H||Third Reading Passed|
|May 5, 2020||H||Read for the second time and placed on the calendar|
|May 4, 2020||H||Read for the first time and referred to the House of Representatives committee on Local Legislation|
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