Under the Alabama Rules of Civil Procedure, upon timely application, any person may intervene in a legal action when a statute confers an unconditional right to intervene, or when the applicant claims an interest relating to the property or transaction which is the subject of the action and the applicant is so situated that the disposition of the action may as a practical matter impair or impede the applicant's ability to protect that interest, unless the applicant's interest is adequately represented by existing parties
This bill would provide individual members of the Alabama Legislature with a statutory right to intervene as a matter of right in legal actions relating to the implementation, administration, construction, or application of a local law passed by the Legislature relating to a county or municipality wholly or partially within the member's legislative district or a general law pertaining to only one municipality located wholly or partially within the member's legislative district
Relating to civil procedure; to provide for the authority of members of the Alabama Legislature to intervene as a matter of right in certain legal actions.
|January 11, 2022||S||Read for the first time and referred to the Senate committee on Judiciary|
|Bill Text||SB32 Alabama 2022 Session - Introduced|