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Measure Details

Proposed Statewide Amendment Number 8

Alabama Ballot Measure - Statewide Amendment 8

Election: Nov. 6, 2012 (General)
Outcome: Passed

Categories:
Constitution
Legislative Branch

Yes
1,102,981
(68.5%)

No
507,123
(31.5%)

Summary

Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901; to repeal existing laws regarding the compensation and expense reimbursement of the members of the Legislature; to provide for the basic compensation of members of the Legislature; and to provide for the reimbursement of expenses for legislators on the submission of signed vouchers in the same manner as state employees.

Measure Text

Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, to repeal the existing provisions for legislative compensation and expenses and establish the basic compensation of the Legislature at the median household income in Alabama; to require legislators to submit signed vouchers for reimbursement for expenses; and to prohibit the Legislature from increasing the compensation or expenses payable to its members. (Proposed by Act 2012-269)

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