Under existing law, any legal action contesting the validity of any redistricting or reapportionment plan for both houses of the Legislature, United States Congress, State Board of Education, or any other statewide plan must be commenced in the Circuit Court of Montgomery County
This bill would allow the Permanent Legislative Committee on Reapportionment to intervene in the legal action contesting the redistricting or reapportionment plan and would express the intent of the Legislature for the committee to seek intervention in actions in federal court as appropriate
Relating to reapportionment; to amend Section 29-1-2.5, Code of Alabama 1975, to authorize the Permanent Legislative Committee on Reapportionment to intervene in any legal action that contests the validity of any redistricting or reapportionment plan; and express the intent of the Legislature for the committee to seek intervention in federal court as appropriate.
|February 10, 2021||H||Pending third reading on day 6 Favorable from Judiciary|
|February 10, 2021||H||Read for the second time and placed on the calendar|
|February 2, 2021||H||Read for the first time and referred to the House of Representatives committee on Judiciary|
|Hearing||February 10, 2021||Room 200 at 13:45||House JUDY Hearing|