05 Mar 2013
by Bill Britt
Alabama Political Reporter
Update: Circuit Court Judge Price signed a temporary restraining order blocking HB 84's transmission to the Governor.
MONTGOMERY—On Monday night the Alabama Education Association filed a petition for a temporary order to prevent the transmission of HB84 to the Governor.
The suit filed at Montgomery County Circuit Court list the defendants in the case as Gov. Robert Bentley, Sen. Del Mash, Lt. Gov. Kay Ivey, Rep. Chad Fincher, Sen. Gerald Dial, Rep. Jay Love, Speaker Mike Hubbard and the Clerk of the House Jeff Woodard.
In count one, the suit contents that the nature of the bill’s passing violated the open meetings act. Because Marsh, Dial, Fincher and Love held an, “Unannounced Private Meeting of a Quorum of the Conference Committee.”
It also states that there was a violation of “Rule 21 Requirements Governing Appropriation Bills,” in count two.
Count three, seeks an invalidation of HBB84.
A spokes person for the AEA has confirmed the suit. See attached Petition before the court.
Newer news items:
- Democrats Vow to Repeal Alabama Accountability Act if Given Majority in 2014 - 06/03/2013 06:49
- Democrats Respond to Passage of Alabama Accountability Act with Filibuster - 06/03/2013 06:47
- Democrats Pledge to Repeal School “Accountability Act” - 06/03/2013 06:45
- Brooks involved in Hearing on Setting a Vision for Manned Spaceflight - 06/03/2013 06:43
- CSX Designates Site on I-85 in Macon County as Select Site for Industrial Development - 06/03/2013 06:41
Older news items:
- Chief Moore Raises Alarm on Court Funding - 05/03/2013 06:51
- Attorney General's Office Files Motion of Recusal for Judge Young - 05/03/2013 06:49
- Roby and Aderholt Discuss Sequestration - 05/03/2013 06:45
- Fincher Declared Rising Republican Star - 05/03/2013 06:43
- Biden Joins Sewell At Annual Civil Rights Pilgrimage in Selma - 05/03/2013 06:41