Proposed Statewide Amendment Number 11

Alabama Ballot Measure - Statewide Amendment 11

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

Yes: 830067  (66.11%)
No: 425501  (33.89%)

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Summary

Act 2012-308, HB404, proposes an amendment to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, pertaining only to Lawrence County, to prohibit any municipality located outside of Lawrence County from imposing any municipal ordinance, or inspection service within its police jurisdiction located in the county. The proposed amendment further provides that a municipality prohibited from imposing any tax or regulation under the amendment shall not provide any regulatory function or police or fire protection services within its police jurisdiction located in the county, other than public safety mutual aid.

Measure Text

Relating to Lawrence County, proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, to prohibit any municipality located entirely outside of Lawrence County from imposing any municipal ordinance or regulation, including, but not limited to, any tax, zoning, planning, or sanitation regulations, and any inspection service in its police jurisdiction located in Lawrence County and to provide that a municipality prohibited from imposing any tax or regulation under this amendment shall not provide any regulatory function or police or fire protection services in its police jurisdiction located in Lawrence County, other than public safety mutual aid. (Proposed by Act 2012-308)

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