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Proposed Constitutional Amendments to Appear on Local Ballots Only November 2, 2004 General Election

"Shall the following Amendments be adopted to the Constitution of Alabama?"

PROPOSED AMENDMENTS WHICH APPLY TO ONLY ONE COUNTY

Click the Act number to review the complete text of the bill that proposes the amendment.

Barbour County

Relating to Barbour County, proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, to authorize Barbour County and any municipality located therein to perform certain actions for the purpose of economic and industrial development. (Proposed by Act 2003-122)

Yes
No

Blount County

Relating to Blount County, proposing an amendment to Amendment No. 718 to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, to allow a sheriff of Blount County to be included within the phase-out of the supernumerary program and to be allowed to participate in the State Employees' Retirement System. (Proposed by Act 2004-231)

Yes
No

Clarke County

Relating to Clarke County, proposing an amendment to Amendment No. 631 to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, to allow a sheriff of Clarke County to be included within the phase-out of the supernumerary program and to be allowed to participate in the State Employees' Retirement System. (Proposed by Act 2004-393)

Yes
No

Conecuh County

Proposed Local Amendment No. 1

Relating to Conecuh County, proposing an amendment to Amendment 634 to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, to delete the authority to use the additional fees on civil and criminal cases for construction and operation of the existing county courthouse. (Proposed by Act 2003-75)

Yes
No

Proposed Local Amendment No. 2

Relating to Conecuh County, proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, to authorize an amendment to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, to authorize the establishment of the Conecuh County Reservoir Management Area Authority for the development of Murder Creek in Conecuh County (Proposed by Act 2004-392)

Yes
No

Dallas County

Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, authorizing the governing body of the City of Selma in Dallas County to establish an Alabama Foreign Trade Investment Zone as a special tax district for the purpose of importing duty free and quota free articles eligible under the United States General System of Preferences and the Africa Growth and Opportunities Act and would specify that the value of land and improvements on the land within the district would be assessed and taxed for ad valorem tax purposes by county tax officials under a single site valuation system. (Proposed by Act 2004-232)

Yes
No

Etowah County

Relating to Etowah County and the municipalities located therein, proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, to authorize Etowah County and any municipality located therein to perform certain actions for the purpose of economic and industrial development. (Proposed by Act 2003-408)

Yes
No

Hale County

Proposed Local Amendment No. 1

Relating to Hale County, proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, to phase out the supernumerary system for certain elected public officials and allow them to participate in the Employees' Retirement System. (Proposed by Act 2003-204)

Yes
No

Proposed Local Amendment No. 2

Relating to Hale County, proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, to levy an additional 30 mill ad valorem tax on certain classes of property; to increase the homestead exemption from $2,000 to $5,000 for tax levies subject to the homestead exemption; and to provide that the increase in the countywide tax shall be distributed by local act. (Proposed by Act 2004-542)

Yes
No

Limestone County

Proposed Local Amendment No. 1

Relating to Limestone County, proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, to provide for the election of the Limestone County Board of Education by the qualified electors of the county residing outside of the corporate limits of any city with a separate city board of education. (Proposed by Act 2004-45)

Yes
No

Proposed Local Amendment No. 2

Relating to Limestone County, proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, to provide for the equalization of the rate of ad valorem taxation levied for school purposes in the portion of the City of Madison located in Limestone County with the portion of the City of Madison located in Madison County. (Proposed by Act 2004-312)

Yes
No

Proposed Local Amendment No. 3

Relating to Limestone County, proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, to phase out the supernumerary system for certain public officials and allow elected or appointed county officials, as defined, to participate in the Employees' Retirement System and to allow the employees of the Town of Ardmore in Limestone County to participate in the Employees' Retirement System. (Proposed by Act 2004-389)

Yes
No

Proposed Local Amendment No. 4

Relating to Limestone County, proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, to grant certain home rule powers, not to include the power to tax or raise revenue, to the Limestone County Commission. (Proposed by Act 2004-535)

Yes
No

Macon County

Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, authorizing the governing body of the City of Tuskegee in Macon County to establish an Alabama Foreign Trade Investment Zone as a special tax district for the purpose of importing duty free and quota free articles eligible under the United States General System of Preferences and the Africa Growth and Opportunities Act and would specify that the value of land and improvements on the land within the district would be assessed and taxed for ad valorem tax purposes by county tax officials under a single site valuation system. (Proposed by Act 2004-394)

Yes
No

Madison County

Relating to Madison County, proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, to phase out the supernumerary system for certain public officials and allow elected or appointed county officials, as defined, to participate in the Employees' Retirement System. (Proposed by Act 2004-543)

Yes
No

Mobile County

Proposed Local Amendment No. 1

Relating to Mobile County, proposing an amendment to Amendment No. 648 to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, to specifically include the sheriff within the group of certain elected officials in Mobile County who may participate in the Employees' Retirement System. (Proposed by Act 2003-414)

Yes
No

Proposed Local Amendment No. 2

Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, authorizing the governing body of the City of Prichard to establish an Alabama Foreign Trade Investment Zone as a special tax district for the purpose of importing duty free and quota free articles eligible under the United States General System of Preferences and the Africa Growth and Opportunities Act; would specify that the value of land and improvements on the land within the district would be assessed and taxed for ad valorem tax purposes by county tax officials under a single site valuation system; and would provide further for the contractual powers of nonprofit organizations. (Proposed by Act 2004-98)

Yes
No

Proposed Local Amendment No. 3

Relating to Mobile County, proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, to authorize the issuance of bonds to include land and capital improvements and to continue the existing levy of the tax authorized by Amendment 18, as amended. (Proposed by Act 2004-417)

Yes
No

Monroe County

Relating to Monroe County, proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, to phase out the supernumerary system for certain elected public officials and allow them to participate in the Employees' Retirement System. (Proposed by Act 2004-240)

Yes
No

Pickens County

Proposed Local Amendment No. 1

Relating to Pickens County, proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, to phase out the supernumerary system for certain elected public officials and allow them to participate in the Employees' Retirement System. (Proposed by Act 2003-76)

Yes
No

Proposed Local Amendment No. 2

Relating to Pickens County, proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, to amend Amendment No. 649 of the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, authorizing an administrative fee of no more than 3 percent of the special ad valorem for fire protection. (Proposed by Act 2004-241)

Yes
No

Shelby County

Proposed Local Amendment No. 1

Relating to Shelby County, proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, to authorize the Legislature by local law to provide for the enforcement of traffic laws on private roads in private gated communities in the county. (Proposed by Act 2003-121)

Yes
No

Proposed Local Amendment No. 2

Relating to Shelby County, proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, to allow the Judge of Probate of Shelby County to exercise equity jurisdiction concurrent with that of the circuit court in cases originally filed in the Probate Court of Shelby County if the Judge of Probate is licensed to practice law in the State of Alabama. (Proposed by Act 2003-123)

Yes
No

St. Clair County

Relating to St. Clair County, proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, to amend Amendment 652, providing further for the distribution of the ad valorem taxes called for fire protection. (Proposed by Act 2004-395)

Yes
No

Tuscaloosa County

Relating to Tuscaloosa County, proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, to phase out the supernumerary system for certain elected public officials and allow them to participate in the Employees' Retirement System. (Proposed by Act 2003-120)

Yes
No

Walker County

Proposed Local Amendment No. 1

Relating to Walker County, proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, to provide for the creation of the Corridor X Parkway Authority located in Walker County and providing for the composition, jurisdiction, and powers of the authority relating to zoning near any limited access highway in Walker County, including, but not limited to, uniformity of landscaping and roadside design, land use, limitations and uniformity of signs, and the regulation of the outward physical features of buildings and structures. (Proposed by Act 2003-71)

Yes
No

Proposed Local Amendment No. 2

Relating to Walker County, proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, to phase-out the supernumerary system for certain public officials and allow elected or appointed county officials, as defined, to participate in the Employees' Retirement System. (Proposed by Act 2003-74)

Yes
No

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