Alabama General Obligation Bond Amendment, Amendment 2 (2012)
Revision as of 09:14, 2 October 2012 by Alejandortiz
|Referred by:||Alabama Legislature|
|Status:||On the ballot|
- The main sponsor of the measure was State Representative Jay Love.
- Alabama Governor Robert Bentley has stated support for the measure.
No opposition has been identified yet.
- The Birmingham News stated at the time of the measure's legislative approval, "This November's general election ballot will have at least one proposed constitutional amendment deserving of approval...The Legislature in the closing hours of its special session last week approved a proposed constitutional amendment that rewrites the rules for a state commission that can sell up to $750 million in bonds to help land big economic-development projects. The amendment would make a common-sense change that would help give the state money it needs to lure businesses and jobs to Alabama."
Path to the ballot
- Alabama Secretary of State, "Act Number 2012-567", Retrieved June 11, 2012
- Alabama Secretary of State, "House Bill 12", Retrieved September 17, 2012
- The Republic, "Alabama Gov. Bentley makes case for Amendment 2; says it will help draw industry, create jobs", September 28, 2012
- Alabama.com, "OUR VIEW: Proposed constitutional amendment would help state's industrial recruiting efforts", May 30, 2012