An Alabama Assets and Liabilities Transfer Amendment
, also known as Amendment 5
, will appear on the November 6, 2012 ballot
in the state of Alabama
as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment
The measure deals with transferring the assets and liabilities of the Water Works and Sewer Board of the City of Richard to the Board of Water and Sewer Commissioners of the City of Mobile. The measure was sent to the ballot during 2011 state legislative session.
Path to the ballot
Article XVIII of the Alabama Constitution says that it takes a three-fifths (60%) vote of the Alabama State Legislature to qualify an amendment for the ballot.
This statewide ballot measure article needs to be expanded.
- ↑ Information retrieved by Ballotpedia when obtaining documents from Alabama Secretary of State.