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Amendment 1

Summary: Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, to repeal Amendment 709 to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901; to reestablish the Education Trust Fund Rainy Day Account within the Alabama Trust Fund; and to establish the General Fund Rainy Day Account within the Alabama Trust Fund.

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Amendment 2

Summary: Relating to Shelby County, proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, establishing the Shelby County Judicial Commission and providing for the filling of vacancies in the offices of circuit and district judge on the 18th Judicial Circuit.

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Amendment 3

Summary: Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, providing for the levy of ad valorem tax for public school purposes in the portion of the City of Madison located in Limestone County for the purpose of equalizing the rate of ad valorem taxation in those protions of the City of Madison located in Limestone County with those portions of the City located in Madison County and providing for the manner of conducting elections with respect to the tax.

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Amendment 4

Summary: Relating to Blount County, proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, to prohibit any municipality that is not located wholly or in part within the boundaries of Blount County on the effective date of this amendment from annexing any territory within Blount County without the approval of the electorate of Blount County expressed in a vote on the issue of the annexation.

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Amendment 5

Summary: Relating to Russell County, proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, to authorize the Legislature, by local or general act, to fix, regulate, and alter the costs and charges prior to the adoption of this amendment.

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Amendment 6

Summary: Relating to the City of Tuskegee in Macon County, proposing an amendment to Amendment 591 to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, to provide for the election of two persons to the utilities board and the term of office of, procedure for the filling of vacancies in, and compensation of, the positions; and to provide for who may vote in the election.

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