Under existing law, the chief legal counsel and assistant legal counsels of the Department of Examiners of Public Accounts are deputy attorneys general who are appointed by and serve at the pleasure of the Attorney General
This bill would provide for the chief legal counsel and assistant legal counsels of the department to be appointed and serve at the pleasure of the chief examiner, would authorize them to institute civil actions under the direction of the chief examiner and the Legislative Committee on Public Accounts, and would vest them with the same powers, privileges, and rights afforded a deputy attorney general
To amend Section 41-5A-11, Code of Alabama 1975, relating to the chief legal counsel and assistant legal counsels of the Department of Examiners of Public Accounts; to remove the requirement that they be deputy attorneys general; to provide further for their employment, duties, and powers; and to provide further for the role of the chief examiner and the Legislative Committee on Public Accounts.
|May 6, 2021||H||Indefinitely Postponed|
|April 1, 2021||H||Pending third reading on day 19 Favorable from State Government with 1 amendment|
|April 1, 2021||H||Read for the second time and placed on the calendar 1 amendment|
|March 16, 2021||H||Read for the first time and referred to the House of Representatives committee on State Government|
|Hearing||March 31, 2021||Room 206 at 15:00||House SG Hearing|