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.ments to the 16 PUBLISHED Oct. 12, Oct. 19, Oct. 26 and Nov. 2, 2000 of the ratification of this shah be eligible to service credit in the Retirement System !time the official has served current office; provided, the official shah forego of a supernumer- purposes of this the words "elected or county official" shall any person appointed to remaining term of an | or appointed official, but include a judge, district legislator, constable, member, or any offi- from a judicial circuit. 2. An election upon the amendment shall be In accordance with 555 to the of Alabama of 1901, election laws of this state. Constitution of State of Alabama Constitution Tuesday, November 7, 2000, an election will be held in the man- ner and form provided by law upon the following amendment to the Constitution of 1901 of the State of Alabama: On the ballots to be used at the election, the question shall be substantially as follows: AMENDMENT NUMBER 12 Relating to Marion County, proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, to phase out the supernumerary system for certain elected officials and allow them to participate in the Employees' Retirement System. 3. The appropriate elec- shall assign a ballot r for the proposed constitu- the election shall. set forth the fol- description of the sub- or subject matter of the constitutional amend- Proposed by Act No. 1999-302 YES ( ) NO ( ) The language on the proposed amendment as taken directly from the act is set out hereinafter as fdllows: H. 483 to Sumter County, an amendment to the of Alabama of 1901, out the supernumerary t for certain elected public and allow them to partic- in the Employees' r Act shall be followed following language: No ( )? proclaim that of this election to be held November 7, 2000, above set forth proposed Constitution of of 1901 of the State of be given by publishing once a week for four suc- weeks immediately pro- Sunday, the 8th day of 2000, in a newspaper to run legal notices in r in the state~." ~ every in which no '" "" ' newspaper m a copy of the notice posted at each court- and post office in such WHEREOF, I have set my hand and caused Seal of the State of to be affixed by the of State, at the Capitol, City of Montgomery, on this the 31st day of STATE the Alabama at its Regular Session ordered an election to be a certain proposed to the Constitution of set out herein as Act and further that such election be held with Sections 284, of the Constitution of of 1901, as amended, election laws of tlfis state; the next statewide election will be and occur November 7, 2000; notice of this elec- with this pro.posed is required by law ~he provisions of Act No. 'to be given by of the Governor, shall be pub, a week for four suc- weeks immediately pre- day appointed for the in newspapers qualified notices in the State of THEREFORE, I, Don Governor of the State by the power and vested in me as do hereby give notice, and proclaim that on Rep. Millican Enrolled, An Act, SYNOPSIS: Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, to provide that certain elected public officials in Marion County may participate in the Employees' Retirement System in lieu of participating in a supernu- merary program or system. BE IT ENACTED BY THE STATE OF ALABAMA Section 1. The following amend- ment to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, as amended, is proposed and shall become valid as a part thereof when approved by a majority of the qualified elec- tors voting thereon and in accor- dance with Sections 284, 285, and 287 of the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, as amended: PROPOSEDAMENDMENT No person elected or appointed Sheriff of Marion County, or any elected or appointed Marion County official, may assume a supernumerary offiCe after the effective date of this amendment. Any person who, on the effective date of this amendment, is enti- tled to participate in a supernu- merary program may continue to participate in that supernumer- ary program, which shall include the assumption of a supernumer- ary office according to the terms and conditions of the law which established that supernumerary program. Every sheriff and other elected or appointed Marion County official may participate in the Employees' Retirement System of Alabama upon the same terms and conditions as may be specified by law for any other employee in the same retirement system. Marion County officials holding office at the time of the ratification of this amendment shall be eligible to purchase service credit in the Employees' Retirement System for the time the official has served in the current Office; provided, however, the official shall forego the assumption of a supernumer- ary office. For the purposes of this amendment, the words "elected or appointed county offi- cial" shall include any person elected to represent Marion County in any, representative body of the state and includes any person appointed to serve the remaining term of an elected or appointed Marion County official. The words do not include a judge, district attorney, constable, school board member, or any official elected from a judicial circuit. All costs associated with the pur- chase of prior service credit as prescribed in Section 36-27-6.1, Code of Alabama 1975, shall be the responsibility of the official making the purchase. Section 2. The appropriate dec- "tion official shall assign a ballot number for the proposed constitu- tional amendment on the election ballot and shall set forth the fol- lowing description of the sub- stance or subject matter of the proposed constitutional amend- ment~ "Relating to Marion County, prepobing an amendment to the Constitution of Alabama 1901, to phase out the supernumerary system for certain elected public officials and allow them to partic- ipate in the Employees' Retirement System." "Proposed by Act This description shall be followed by the following language: "Yes( ) No( )" I further direct and proclaim that notice of this election to be held on Tuesday, November 7, 2000, upon the above set forth proposed amendment to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901 of the State of Alabama, be given by publishing the same once a week for four successive weeks immediately preceding Sunday, the 8th day of October, 2000, in a newspaper qualified to run legal notices in each county in the state. In every county in which no newspaper is published, a copy of the notice shall be posted at each court- house and post office in such COunty. IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the Great Seal of the State of Alabama to be affixed by the Secretary of State, at the Capitol, in the City of Montgomery, Alabama, on this the 31st day of August 2000. DON SIEGELMAN GOVERNOR ATTEST: JIM BENNETT SECRETARY OF STATE WHEREAS, the Alabama Legislature at its Regular Session of 2000 ordered an election to be held on a certain proposed amendment to the Constitution of Alabama, set out herein as Act No. 1999-319; and further ordered that such election be held in accordance with Sections 284, 285 and 287 of the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, u~amended, and the election laws of this state; and WHEREAS, the next statewide general election will be and occur on Tuesday, November 7, 2000; and VcWrIEREAS, notice of this elec- tion, together with this proposed amendment, is required by law and by the provisions of Act No. 1999-319 to be given by Proclamation of the Governor, which Proclamation shall be pub- lished once a week for four suc- cessive weeks immediately pre- ceding the day appointed for the election, in newspapers qualified to run legal notices in the State of Alabama. NOW, THEREFORE, I, Don Siegelman, Governor of the State of Alabama by the power and authority vested in me as Governor, do hereby give notice, direct and proclaim that on Tuesday, November 7, 2000, an election will be held in the man- ner and form provided by law upon the following amendment to the Constitution of 1901 of the State of Alabama: On the ballots to be used at the election, the question shall be substantially as follows: AMENDMENT NUMBER 6 Relating to Chilton County, proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, to phase out the supernumerary system for certain elected officials and allow them to participate in the Employees' Retirement System. Proposed by Act No. 1999-319 YES ( ) NO ( ) The language on the prepol~l amendment as taken directly from the act is set out hereinafter as follows: H. 64 Rep. Martin Enrolled, An Act, SYNOPSIS: Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, to provide that certain elected public officials in Chilton County may participate in the Employees' Retirement System in lieu of participating in a supernu- merary program or system. BE IT ENACTED BY THE STATE OF ALABAMA: Section 1. The following amend- ment to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, as amended, is proposed and shall become valid as a part thereof when approved by a majority of the qualified elec- tors voting thereon and in accor- dance with Sections 284, 285, and 287 of the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, as amended: PROPOSED AMENDMENT: No person elected or appointed Sheriff of Chilton County, or any elected or appointed Chilton County official, may assume a supernumerary office after the effective date of this amendment. Any person who, on the effective date of this amendment, is enti- fled to participate in a supernu- merary program may continue to participate in that supernumer- ary program, which shall include the assumption of a supernumer- ary office according to the terms and conditions of the law which established that supernumerary program. Every sheriff and other elected or appointed Chilton County official may participate in the Employees' Retirement System of Alabama upon the same terms and conditions as may be specified by law for any other employee in the same retirement system. Chilton County officials holding office at the same time of the ratification of this amendment shah be eligi- ble to purchase service credit in the Employees' Retirement System for the time the official has served in the current office; provided, however, the official shah forego the assumption of a supernumerary office. For the purposes this amendment, the words "elected of appointed offi- cial" shall include any person appointed to serve the remaining term of an elected or appointed county official, but shall not include a judge, district attorney, legislator, school b?a~ member, or any official elected from a judi- cial circuit. All costs associated with the purchase of prior service credit as prescribed in Section 36- 27-6.1, Code of Alabama 1875, shall be the responsibility of the official making the purchase. Section 2. An election upon the proposed amendment shall be held in accordance with Sections 284 and 285 if the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, as amended, and the election laws of this state. Section 3. The appropriate elec- tion official shall assign a ballot number for the proposed constitu- tional amendment on the election ballot and shall set forth the fol- lowing description of the sub- stance or subject matter of the proposed constitutional' amend- ment: "Relating to Chilton' County, proposing an amendm~pt to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, to phase out the supernumerary system for certain elected public officials and allow them to partic- ipate in the Employees' Retirement System. Proposed by Act This description shall be followed by the following language: "Yes( ) No ( )." I further direct and proclaim that notice of this election to be held on Tuesday, November 7, 2000, upon the above set forth proposed amendment to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901 of the State of' Alabama, be given by publishing the same once a week for four suc- cessive weeks immediately pre- ceding Sunday, the 8th day of October, 2000, in a newspaper qualified to run legal notices in each county in the state. In every county in which no newspaper is published, a copy of the notice shall be posted at each court- house and post office in such county. IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the Great Seal of the State of Alabama to be affixed by the Secretary of State, at the Capitol, in the City of Montgomery, Alabama, on this the 31st day of August 2000. DON SIEGELMAN GOVERNOR ATTEST: JIM BENNETT SECRETARY OF STATE WHEREAS, the Alabama Legislature at its Regular Session of 1999 ordered an election to be held on a certain proposed amendment to the Constitution of Alabama, set out herein as Act No. 99-321; and further ordered that such election be held at the next statewide general election in accordance with Amendment 555 to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901; and WHEREAS, the next statewide general election will be and occur on Tuesday, November 7, 2000; and WHEREAS, notice of this elec- tion,, together with this proposed amendment, is required by law and by the provisions of Act No. 99-321 to be given by Proclamation of the Governor, which Proclamation shall be pub- lished once a week for four suc- cessive weeks immediately pre- ceding the day appointed for the election, in all newspapers quali- fied to run legal notices in the State of Alabama. NOW, THEREFORE, I, Don Siegelman, Governor of the State of Alabama by the power and authority vested in me as Governor, do hereby give notice, direct and proclaim that on Tuesday, November 7, 2000, an election will be held in the man- ner and form provided by law upon the following amendment to the Constitution of 1901 of the State of Alabama: On the ballots to be used at the election, the question shall be substantially as follows: AMENDMENT NUMBER 2 Proposing a statewide amend- ment to abolish the prohibition of interracial marriages. Proposed by Act No. 1999-321 YES ( ) NO ( ) The language on the proposed amendment as taken directly from the act is set out hereinafter as follows: HB13 by Rep. Holmes Enrolled, An Act, SYNOPSIS: C u r r n t I y, Section 102 of the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, prohibits the Legislature from authorizing marriages between any white' person and a black person. This section is unconstitutional under the Fourteenth Amendment to the Un/ted States Constitution. This bill would propose a consti- tutional amendment to repeal Section 102 of the Constitution of Alabama of 1901. Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, to abolish the prohibition of inter- racial marriages. BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEG- ISLATURE OF ALABAMA: Section 1. The following amend- ment to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, as amended, is proposed and shall become valid as a part thereof when approved by a majority of the qualified eleo- tore voting thereon and in accor- dance with Sections 284, 285, and 287 of the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, as amended: PROPOSED AMENDMENT Article IV, Section 102 of the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, is hereby annulled and set aside. Section 2. An election upon the proposed amendment shall be held in accordance with Sections 284 and 285 of the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, as amended, and the election laws of this state. Section 3. The appropriate elec- tion official shall assign a ballot number for the proposed constitu- tional amendment on the election ballot and shall set forth the fol- lowing description of the sub- stance or subject matter of the proposed constitutional amend- ment: "Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, to abolish the prohibition of inter- racial marriages Proposed by Act ." This description shall be followed by the following language: "Yes ( ) No()." I further direct and proclaim that notice of this election to be held on Tuesday, November 7, 2000, upon the above set forth proposed amendment to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901 of the State of Alabama, be given by publishing, the same once a week for four suc- cessive weeks immediately pre- ceding Sunday, the 8th day of October, 2000, in a newspaper qualified to run legal notices in each county in the state. In every county in which no newspaper is published, a copy of the notice shah be "posted at each court- house and post office in such county. IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and'caused the Great Seal of the State of Alabama to be affLxed by the Secretary of State, at the Capitol, in the City of Montgomery, Alabama, on this the 31st day of July 2000. O DON SIEGELMAN GOVERNOR ATTESt. JIM BENNETT SECRETARY OF STATE .... WHEREAS, the Alal)ama Legislature at its Regular Session of 1999 ordered an election to be held on a certain proposed amendment to the Constitution of Alabama, set out herein as Act No. 99-369; and further ordered that such election be held at the next statewide general election in accordance with Amendment 555 to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901; and WHEREAS, the next statewide general election will be and occur on Tuesday, November 7, 2000; and WHEREAS, notice of this elec- tion, together with this proposed amendment, is required by law and by the provisions '~ Act No. 99-369 to be given by Proclamation of the Governor, which Proclamation shah be pub- lished once a week for four suc- cessive weeks immediately pro- ceding'the day appointed for the election, in all newspapers quali- fied to run legal notices in the State of Alabama. NOW, THEREFORE, I, Don Siegelman, Governor of the State of Alabama by the power and authority vested in me as Governor, do hereby give notice, direct and proclaim that on Tuesday, November 7, 2000, an election will be held in the man- ner and form provided by law upon the following amendment to the Constitution of 1901 of the State of Alabama: On the ballots to be used at the election, the question shall be substantially as follows: AMENDMENT NUMBER I0 Relating to Lowndes County, proposing an amendment to pro- vide that certain elected officials may participate in the Employee's Retirement System and to termi- nate participation in supernu- merary programs for certalu elect~ officials. Proposed by Act No. 1999-369. YES ( ) NO ( ) The language on the proposed amendment as taken directly from the act is set out hereinafter as follows: