Proposed Amendments (Alabama Statewide and Madison County Alabama) - November 2, 2004 Election

“Shall the following Amendments be adopted to the Constitution of Alabama?”

PROPOSED AMENDMENTS WHICH APPLY TO THE STATE AT LARGE

PROPOSED STATEWIDE AMENDMENT NUMBER ONE (1)
Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, to authorize Baldwin County and certain governmental entities within the county to have certain powers for the promotion of economic and industrial development in Baldwin County and the municipalities therein. (Proposed by Act No. 2003-187)
Statewide Amendment No. 1 YES
Statewide Amendment No. 1 NO

PROPOSED STATEWIDE AMENDMENT NUMBER TWO (2)
Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, to repeal portions of Section 256 and Amendment 111 relating to separation of schools by race and repeal portions of Amendment 111 concerning constitutional construction against the right to education, and to repeal Section 259, Amendment 90, and Amendment 109 relating to the poll tax. (Proposed by Act No. 2003-203)
Statewide Amendment No. 2 YES
Statewide Amendment No. 2 NO

PROPOSED STATEWIDE AMENDMENT NUMBER THREE (3)
Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, to authorize a county commission of any county or any municipality therein to perform certain actions for the purpose of economic and industrial development in the county. (Proposed by Act No. 2004-94)
Statewide Amendment No. 3 YES
Statewide Amendment No. 3 NO

PROPOSED STATEWIDE AMENDMENT NUMBER FOUR (4)
Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, to provide for the promotion of shrimp and seafood. (Proposed by Act No. 2004- 258)
Statewide Amendment No. 4 YES
Statewide Amendment No. 4 NO

PROPOSED STATEWIDE AMENDMENT NUMBER FIVE (5)
Relating to the City of Trussville in Jefferson and St. Clair Counties, proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, to authorize the City of Trussville to annex certain property; to provide for the levy of an ad valorem tax for public school purposes in the City of Trussville; and to provide for the rate of levy of the tax and the manner of conducting elections with respect to the tax. (Proposed by Act No. 2004-259)
Statewide Amendment No. 5 YES
Statewide Amendment No. 5 NO

PROPOSED STATEWIDE AMENDMENT NUMBER SIX (6)
Relating to Crenshaw County, proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, to repeal, effective beginning the next term of office of the Judge of Probate of Crenshaw County, Constitutional Amendment No. 496, which provides for the judge of probate to receive the same salary as the district judge in the county. (Proposed by Act No. 2004-291)

Statewide Amendment No. 6 YES
Statewide Amendment No. 6 NO

PROPOSED STATEWIDE AMENDMENT NUMBER SEVEN (7)
Relating to Macon County, proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, to allow the Legislature, by local law, to authorize the Macon County Commission to levy a tax on the sale of all tobacco products and liquor or wine and to provide for the collection and distribution of the proceeds of any tax levied by any such local act. (Proposed by Act No. 2004-536)
Statewide Amendment No. 7 YES
Statewide Amendment No. 7 NO

PROPOSED STATEWIDE AMENDMENT NUMBER EIGHT (8)
Proposing an amendment to Amendment 93 of the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, as amended by Amendment 354 to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, to authorize the Legislature to levy an excise tax in lieu of ad valorem taxes on designated motor vehicles, and provide for the proceeds of the excise tax to be distributed to those entities currently or hereafter authorized to receive ad valorem taxes on motor vehicles. (Proposed by Act No. 2004-537)
Statewide Amendment No. 8 YES
Statewide Amendment No. 8 NO

PROPOSED AMENDMENT WHICH APPLIES TO ONLY ONE COUNTY

PROPOSED LOCAL AMENDMENT NUMBER ONE (1)
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 No. 2004-543)
Local Amendment No. 1 YES
Local Amendment No. 1 NO