ALABAMA STATE
LEGISLATIVE BRANCH
SENATE
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
ALISON

Constitutional Revision Commission
Working Drafts

Year One - 2011

2012 Constitutional Revision Commission
Recommendations to the Alabama Legislature

Article XII: Corporations
Summary

Commission Approved Article XII
(approved October 26, 2011)

HB 357(Act 2012-275)

November 6, 2012 Proposed Constitutional Amendment #9

 

Article XIII: Banks and Banking
Summary

Commission Approved Article XIII
(approved October 26, 2011)

HB 358 (Act 2012-276)

November 6, 2012 Proposed Constitutional Amendment #10

 

Removal of Unconstitutional Language

SB 112 (Act 2011-353)

November 6, 2012 Proposed Constitutional Amendment #4

 

Year Two - 2012

Article III: Distribution of Powers of Government
Overview
Summary
Commission Approved Article III
(approved November 16, 2011)

Chart: Current vs. Proposed for Dec. 3rd, 2012 meeting

Article IV: Legislative Department
Overview
Issues
Section 44-83 comments only
Section 84-11 comments only
Chart: Current vs. Proposed for December 3rd meeting

1.) Table of Contents
2.) Legislative Department
3.) Local Government
4.) Ethics
5.) Miscellaneous
6.) Table of Current Sections to Proposed Sections
7.)
Table of Proposed Sections to Current Sections

Local Amendments provided by Alabama Appleseed

Legislature Subcommittee

Materials Distributed at the September 28, 2012
Commission Meeting
Legislature Subcommittee Report

 

Local Government Subcommittee

Materials Distributed at the January 18, 2012 meeting

1.) Home Rule Options by Professor Walthall
2.) Appleseed ACCR, Inc., ARISE, & Greater Birmingham Ministries (Craig Baab)
3.) PARCA Series on the Alabama Constitution - Jim Williams
4.) Association of County Commissioners of Alabama - Sonny Brasfield

Materials Distributed at the September 23, 2012 meeting

1.) Table of Contents on Issues and Possible Frameword Options
2.) General Laws and Local Laws -- Issue Cluster 1
3.) Allocating Power Between Legislature and Local Government -- Issue Cluster 2
4.) Economic Development -- Issue Cluster 3
5.) Compensation -- Issue Cluster 4
6.) Other Issues -- Issue Cluster 5

Materials Distributed at the September 28, 2012 Commission Meeting
Local Government Subcommittee Report

****Discussion Drafts (Revised 10/4/2012)****

Issue Clusters as of October 16, 2012

1.) General Laws and Local Laws -- Issue Cluster 1
2.) Allocating Power Between Legislature and Local Government--Issue Cluster 2
3.) Economic Developement -- Issue Cluster 3
4.) Compensation -- Issue Cluster 4
5.) Other Issues -- Issue Cluster 5

Issue Clusters as of November 9, 2012

1.) General Laws and Local Laws -- Issue Cluster 1
2.) Allocating Power Between Legislature and Local Government--Issue Cluster 2
3.) Economic Development -- Issue Cluster 3
4.) Compensation -- Issue Cluster 4
5.) Other Issues -- Issue Cluster 5

FINAL Local Government Subcommittee Report for Dec. 3, 2012

Issue Clusters as of December 11, 2012 FOR DECEMBER 14th Meeting:

1.) Table of Contents of Proposals for Text Revisions
2.) General Laws and Local Laws -- Issue Cluster 1
3.) Allocating Power Between Legislature and Local
Government -- Issue Cluster 2

4.) Economic Development -- Issue Cluster 3
5.) Compensation -- Issue Cluster 4
6.) Other Issues -- Issue Cluster 5

Issue Clusters as a PDF with electronic bookmarks

 

Professor Howard Walthall's Presentation for February 1, 2013 meeting

Alababama Appleseed's Information on Economic Development for February 1, 2013 meeting

Chart: Current Vs. Proposed, Updated 6/12/2013

Local Government Subcommittee Report
July 1, 2013

Ethics Subcommittee

Materials Distributed at the September 28, 2012 Commission Meeting
Ethics Subcommittee Report

Chart: Current vs. Proposed for Dec. 3rd, 2012 meeting

Chart: Current vs. Proposed, Updated 7/1/2013

 

Article IX: Representation
Overview
Summary

Chart: Current vs. Proposed for Dec. 14th, 2012 meeting

Remarks to Commission from Jim Blacksher

 

Year Three - 2013

Article I: Declaration of Rights
Summary
Chart: Current vs. Proposed
By Issue

Article I Disposition Chart

Proposals:
Alabama Appleseed Recommendations

Summary, Updated 6/12/2013

Chart: Current vs. Proposed, Updated 7/1/2013

Article I Subcommittee Report

Article V: Executive Department
Summary
Chart: Current vs. Proposed
By Issue

Proposals:
Mike Waters Draft
Lt. Governor Suggestions
Research on Recall
Order of Governoratorial Succession in Other States

Chart: Current vs. Proposed, updated 7/1/2013


Article XIV: Education
Summary

Chart: Current vs. Proposed
By Issue

Research Materials Handed out at the March 22nd meeting:
Fifty State Survey on Board of Education Provisions
Summary of State Selection of School Boards
State Constitutions Regarding Education
Education Provisions in State Constitutions

Proposals:
ACCR Education Constitution Proposal
Martha Morgan Presentation on Amendment 111
School Superintendents of Alabama Proposal

Materials handed out at the June 12th meeting:

Chart: Current vs. Proposed, Updated 6/7/2013
Amendment 111 Ratified

States with Similar Language of "Maintain" and "Comprehensive"

Section 256: Current vs. Proposed, updated 7/1/2013

Year Four - 2014

Article VII: Impeachments
Summary

Article X: Exemptions
Summary

Article XVII: Miscellaneous
Summary