REPEALED IN THE 2018 REGULAR SESSION BY ACT 2018-152 EFFECTIVE JUNE 1, 2018.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 36-21-141

  • 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
  • year: means a calendar year; but, whenever the word "year" is used in reference to any appropriations for the payment of money out of the treasury, it shall mean fiscal year. See Alabama Code 30-3D-608

(a) The committee shall determine the recipients of law enforcement awards and firefighting awards, which shall be medals as determined by the committee. The committee shall determine the type, number, and name of medals to be awarded to deserving recipients.

(b) The chief or head of each state and local law enforcement agency and firefighting agency or organization may provide nominations for awards for any of its respective officers or employees by March 31 of each year beginning in the year 2001 for the previous calendar year’s service. The committee shall develop a procedure for the submission of nominations and may provide necessary forms to appropriate individuals.

(c) In April of each year beginning in the year 2001, the committee shall review all nominations and select the recipients of the awards as provided in subsection (a).

(d) The awards shall be presented by the members of the Legislature from the legislative district in which the recipient served at a location and time agreed upon by the legislators and the recipient. Otherwise, the award may be presented by the chief or head of the agency if so designated by the Legislature.

(Act 2000-719, p. 1542, § 2.)