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"(4) (5) An act enacted, or state executive order promulgated or adopted to comply with a federal mandate, only to the
extent of the federal mandate.


"(5) (6) An act adopted or enacted by two-thirds of those voting in each house of the Legislature and any rule or regulation
adopted to implement that act or adopted pursuant thereto.


"(6) (7) An act determined by the Legislative Fiscal Office to have an aggregate insignificant fiscal impact on affected
municipalities, counties,
or instrumentalities, or boards. For purposes of this subsection, the phrase "aggregate insignificant
fiscal impact" shall mean any impact less than $50,000 annually.


"(7) (8) An act of general application prescribing the minimum compensation for public officials.


"(8) An act, statute, administrative rule, or other provision or portion thereof addressing compensation, benefits, or due
process of any employee of a board education.


"(c) For the purposes of this amendment, the phrase board of education shall include the Alabama Institute for Deaf and
Blind, the Alabama School of Fine Arts, and the Alabama High School of Mathematics and Science."


Section 2. An election upon the proposed amendment shall be held in accordance with Sections 284 and 285 of the
Constitution of Alabama of 1901, now appearing as Sections 284 and 285 of the Official Recompilation of the Constitution
of Alabama of 1901, as amended, and the election laws of this state.


Section 3. The appropriate election official shall assign a ballot number for the proposed constitutional amendment on the
election ballot and shall set forth the following description of the substance or subject matter of the proposed constitutional
amendment:


"Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, to prohibit a general law, whose purpose or effect is to
require a new or increased expenditure of at least $50,000 of local funds annually, from becoming effective with regard to
a city or county board of education without enactment by a 2/3 vote.


"Proposed by Act ________."


This description shall be followed by the following language:


"Yes ( ) No ( )."


HB322


ENROLLED, An Act,


To propose an amendment to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, amending Amendment 597, now appearing as Section
36.02 of the Official Recompilation of the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, as amended, to clarify that the people have the
right to hunt, fish, and harvest wildlife subject to reasonable regulations that promote conservation and management of fish
and wildlife and preserve the future of hunting and fishing.


BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF ALABAMA:


Section 1. The following amendment to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, as amended, is proposed and shall become
valid as a part thereof when approved by a majority of the qualified electors voting thereon and in accordance with
Sections 284, 285, and 287 of the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, as amended:


PROPOSED AMENDMENT


"Amendment 597.


"(a) All persons shall have the right to hunt and fish in this state in accordance with law and regulations. The people have a
right to hunt, fish, and harvest wildlife, including by the use of traditional methods, subject to reasonable regulations, to
promote wildlife conservation and management, and to preserve the future of hunting and fishing.
Public hunting and
fishing
Hunting by the public and fishing by the public shall be the preferred means of managing and controlling wildlife.
This amendment shall not be construed to modify any provision of law relating to eminent domain, trespass, or property
rights.


"(b) This amendment shall be known as the "Sportsperson's Bill of Rights.""


Section 2. An election upon the proposed amendment shall be held in accordance with Sections 284 and 285 of the
Constitution of Alabama of 1901, now appearing as Sections 284 and 285 of the Official Recompilation of the Constitution
of Alabama of 1901, as amended, and the election laws of this state.


Section 3. The appropriate election official shall assign a ballot number for the proposed constitutional amendment on the
election ballot and shall set forth the following description of the substance or subject matter of the proposed constitutional
amendment:


"Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, to amend Amendment 597, now appearing as Section
36.02 of the Official Recompilation of the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, as amended, to clarify that the people have the
right to hunt, fish, and harvest wildlife subject to reasonable regulations that promote conservation and management of fish
and wildlife and preserve the future of hunting and fishing.


"Proposed by Act ________."


This description shall be followed by the following language:


"Yes ( ) No ( )."


Notice to Contractors


Federal Aid Project No. ACBR60317-ATRP(004)

MARION, FAYETTE COUNTIES,  Alabama


Sealed bids will be received by the Director of Transportation at the office of the Alabama Department of Transportation,
Montgomery, Alabama until 10:00 AM on November 07, 2014 and at that time publicly opened for constructing the Bridge
Replacement and Approaches on CR-36 over Luxapallila Creek west of Winfield. Length 0.199 mi.


The total amount of uncompleted work under contract to a contractor must not exceed the amount of his or her
qualification certificate.


The Entire Project Shall Be Completed In One Hundred Forty (140) Working Days.


A 5% DBE Contract Obligation Is Required.


A Bidding Proposal may be purchased for $5.00. Plans may be purchased for $12.00 per set. Plans and Proposals are
available at the Alabama Department of Transportation, 1409 Coliseum Boulevard, Room E-108, Montgomery, AL 36110.


Checks should be made payable to the Alabama Department of Transportation. Plans and Proposals will be mailed only

upon receipt of remittance. No refunds will be made.


Minimum wage rates for this project have been pre-determined by the Secretary of Labor and are set forth in the advertised
specifications. This project is subject to the contract work hours and Safety Standards Act and its implementing
regulations.


Cashier's check or bid bond for 5% of bid (maximum - $10,000.00) made payable to the Alabama Department of
Transportation must accompany each bid as evidence of good faith.


The bracket range is shown only to provide general financial information to contractors and bonding companies concerning
the project's complexity and size. This Bracket should not be used in preparing a bid, nor will this bracket have any bearing
on the decision to award this contract.


The Bracket Estimate On This Project Is From $1,382,363 To $1,689,555 .


The proposed work shall be performed in conformity with the rules and regulations for carrying out the Federal Highway
Act.


Plans and Specifications are on file in Room E-108 of the Alabama Department of Transportation at Montgomery,
Alabama 36110.


In accordance with the rules and regulations of The Alabama Department of Transportation, proposals will be issued only
to prequalified contractors or their authorized representatives, upon requests that are received before 10 AM., on the day
previous to the day of opening of bids.


The bidder's proposal must be submitted on the complete original proposal furnished him or her by the Alabama
Department of Transportation.


The Alabama Department of Transportation, in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 78 Stat. 252, 42
U.S.C. 2000D TO 2000D-4 and Title 49 code of Federal Regulations, Department of Transportation, Subtitle A, Office of
The Secretary, Part 21, nondiscrimination in federally-assisted programs of the Department of Transportation issued
pursuant to such act, hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively insure that in any contract entered into pursuant to
this advertisement, minority business enterprises will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this
invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, or national origin in
consideration for an award.


The right to reject any or all bids is reserved.


JOHN R. COOPER , Transportation Director


Notice to Contractors


Federal Aid Project No. ACBRZ60322-ATRP(012)

FAYETTE COUNTY, Alabama


Sealed bids will be received by the Director of Transportation at the office of the Alabama Department of Transportation,
Montgomery, Alabama until 10:00 AM on November 07, 2014 and at that time publicly opened for constructing the Bridge
Replacement and Approaches on CR-234 (Mount Pleasant Road) over Belle Creek. Length 0.093 mi.


The total amount of uncompleted work under contract to a contractor must not exceed the amount of his or her
qualification certificate.


The Entire Project Shall Be Completed In Eighty (80) Working Days.


A Bidding Proposal may be purchased for $5.00. Plans may be purchased for $7.00 per set. Plans and Proposals are
available at the Alabama Department of Transportation, 1409 Coliseum Boulevard, Room E-108, Montgomery, AL 36110.


Checks should be made payable to the Alabama Department of Transportation. Plans and Proposals will be mailed only

upon receipt of remittance. No refunds will be made.


Minimum wage rates for this project have been pre-determined by the Secretary of Labor and are set forth in the advertised
specifications. This project is subject to the contract work hours and Safety Standards Act and its implementing
regulations.

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