REPEALED IN THE 2018 REGULAR SESSION BY ACT 2018-152 EFFECTIVE JUNE 1, 2018. THIS IS NOT IN THE CURRENT CODE SUPPLEMENT.

Terms Used In Alabama Code 36-21-140

  • President pro tempore: A constitutionally recognized officer of the Senate who presides over the chamber in the absence of the Vice President. The President Pro Tempore (or, "president for a time") is elected by the Senate and is, by custom, the Senator of the majority party with the longest record of continuous service.
  • state: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the several territories of the United States. See Alabama Code 30-3D-608

(a) The Alabama Law Enforcement and Firefighter Service Medals Review Committee is created. The review committee shall be composed of one employee of the Governor’s office designated by the Governor; two members of the House of Representatives appointed by the Speaker of the House; two members of the Senate appointed by the Lieutenant Governor; and one member appointed by the President Pro Tempore of the Senate. Members shall serve at the pleasure of their appointing authorities.

(b) The committee shall operate within the office of the Governor and committee expenses shall be paid from the general operating funds of the office of the Governor. Expenses shall include, but not be limited to, the design, production, and purchase costs of the medals awarded pursuant to this article.

(c) Committee members shall be reimbursed for necessary expenses incurred in the course of their duties as provided for state officers and employees. The designee of the Governor shall be reimbursed from funds available through the Governor’s operating funds. Each legislative member of the committee shall be entitled to his or her regular legislative compensation, his or her per diem, and travel expenses for each day he or she attends a meeting of the committee. Upon requisitions signed by the chair of the committee, these payments shall be paid out of any funds appropriated to the use of the Legislature by means of warrants drawn by the state Comptroller on the State Treasury. Notwithstanding the foregoing, no legislative member shall receive additional legislative compensation or per diem when the Legislature is in session or if a member is being paid any other payments on the same dates for attendance on other state business.

(Act 2000-719, p. 1542, §1.)