Details for STATE OF ALABAMA PROCLAMATION BY THE GOVERNOR WHEREAS

STATE OF ALABAMA PROCLAMATION BY THE GOVERNOR WHEREAS the Alabama Legislature at its 2019 Regular Session enacted Act No. 2019-232 (HB602), which ordered an election to be held on a proposed amendment to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901 relating to Marshall County, Alabama; and WHEREAS notice of this election, together with the proposed amendment, is required by law to be given by proclamation of the Governor, to be published once a week for four successive weeks preceding the date appointed for the election in each newspaper qualified to run legal notices in the county affected; NOW, THEREFORE, I, Kay Ivey, as Governor of the State of Alabama, do hereby give notice, direct, and proclaim that on Tuesday, March 3, 2020, an election will be held in Marshall County, Alabama, in the manner and form provided by law upon the following amendment to the Constitution of 1901 of the State of Alabama: AMENDMENT PROPOSED BY ACT NO. 2019-232 (HB602) Effective immediately upon ratification of this amendment, any allowances or other amounts received by the Sheriff of Marshall County for feeding prisoners shall be deposited in a separate account in the county treasury to be known as the “Sheriff’s Discretionary Fund” and shall be used by the sheriff for the feeding of prisoners in the county jail. Any funds in the Sheriff’s Discretionary Fund over the amounts needed for feeding prisoners may be used by the sheriff for law enforcement purposes and for the operation of the office of the sheriff. Any funds in the Sheriff’s Discretionary Fund shall be carried over from year to year. In the event additional amounts are needed by the sheriff for the feeding of prisoners, the amounts shall be paid by the sheriff from any other discretionary funds available for the operation of the office of the sheriff. The sheriff shall not be subject to the competitive bid law for the purchase of food or supplies used for feeding prisoners in the county jail. FURTHER, I direct and proclaim that this proclamation shall be published once a week for the four successive weeks immediately preceding Tuesday, March 3, 2020, in each newspaper qualified to run legal notices in Marshall County, Alabama. 4tc:2/5;2/12;2/19;2/26/2020

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