Alabama Assets and Liabilities Transfer Amendment, Amendment 5 (2012)

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Amendment 5
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Type:Constitutional amendment
Constitution:Alabama Constitution
Referred by:Alabama Legislature
Topic:Natural resources
Status:On the ballot
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.[1]

Text of measure

Ballot language

The ballot language that voters will see on the ballot reads as follows:[2]

Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, to provide for the transfer of the assets and liabilities of the Water Works and Sewer Board of the City of Prichard to the Board of Water and Sewer Commissioners of the City of Mobile, presently known as the Mobile Area Water Sewer System.

Yes ___

No ___[3]

Support

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.

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References

  1. Information retrieved by Ballotpedia when obtaining documents from Alabama Secretary of State.
  2. Alabama Secretary of State, "2011-543", Retrieved August 27, 2012
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
  4. Alabama Secretary of State, "Senate Bill 112", Retrieved September 18, 2012
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