Constitutional Amendment: Constitutional ConventionSponsor(s):
Senators Orr, Scofield, Sanford, Reed, Fielding, Taylor, Brewbaker and WilliamsSummary/Synopsis:
Article V Convention, appointment of delegates by the Legislature, qualifications, recall, oath
To be appointed by the Legislature, delegates and alternate delegate must reside in Alabama; be a registered voter in Alabama; be at least 18 years of age; not be registered or required to be registered as a lobbyist under Section 36-25-18, Code of Alabama 1975, 2 U.S.C. § 1603, or rules or regulations adopted under either of these laws; and cannot hold a federal office.
They may be recalled by a joint resolution of the Legislature.
They may be reimbursed for certain expenses related to service but will not receive a salary.
They execute an oath, which is filed with the Secretary of State. The oath must indicate that they:
1 support the Constitution of the United States and the Constitution of Alabama of 1901;
2 will faithfully abide by and execute any instructions to delegates and alternate delegates adopted by the Legislature and as may be amended by the Legislature at any time, and
3 otherwise faithfully discharge the duties of delegate or alternate delegate
League Action and Justification: Monitor. Bill Progress in Legislature: 01/15/2014:
First Reading and referred to the 01/23//2014:
2nd Reading and placed on the calendar; pending 3rd Reading and Favorable from CCFE&E.04/01/2014: Indefinitely postponed.