2020 Code of Alabama
Title 36 - Public Officers and Employees.
Chapter 17 - State Treasurer.
Section 36-17-16 - Destruction of Cancelled State Warrants and Journals Relating Thereto.
Destruction of cancelled state warrants and journals relating thereto.
The State Treasurer may, in his discretion, destroy, or cause to be destroyed, any cancelled state warrants at any time after the expiration of one year after the close of the fiscal year in which the warrants were issued; provided, such warrants have been photographed or microphotographed as authorized by law. He shall likewise have the power and authority to destroy, or cause to be destroyed, the journals pertaining to or covering such warrants.
The State Treasurer shall not be required to obtain the permission, approval or consent of any state officer, agency or commission to destroy such records, the provisions of any other law to the contrary notwithstanding.
(Acts 1969, No. 222, p. 542, §1; Acts 1973, No. 1242, p. 2091, §1; Acts 1984, No. 84-473, p. 1095, §1.)