2021 Code of Alabama
Title 17 - Elections.
Chapter 14 - General Elections.
Article 4 - Congressional Districts and Elections.
Section 17-14-70 - Congressional Districts; Official Maps.

Universal Citation: AL Code § 17-14-70 (2021)

Section 17-14-70

Congressional districts; official maps.

THIS SECTION WAS REENACTED IN THE 2021 REGULAR SESSION BY ACT 2021-555 EFFECTIVE NOVEMBER 4, 2021. THIS IS NOT IN THE CURRENT CODE SUPPLEMENT.

(a) The State of Alabama is divided into seven congressional districts as provided in subsection (b).

(b) The numbers and boundaries of the districts are designated and established by the map prepared by the Permanent Legislative Committee on Reapportionment and identified and labeled as Pringle Congressional Plan 1, including the corresponding boundary description provided by the census tracts, blocks, and counties, and are incorporated by reference as part of this section.

(c) The Legislature shall post for viewing on its public website the map referenced in subsection (b), including the corresponding boundary description provided by the census tracts, blocks, and counties, and any alternative map, including the corresponding boundary description provided by the census tracts, blocks, and counties, introduced by any member of the Legislature during the legislative session in which this section is added or amended.

(d) Upon enactment of the act adding this section and adopting the map identified in subsection (b), the Clerk of the House of Representatives or the Secretary of the Senate, as appropriate, shall transmit the map and the corresponding boundary description provided by the census tracts, blocks, and counties identified in subsection (b) for certification and posting on the public website of the Secretary of State.

(e) The boundary descriptions provided by the certified map referenced in subsection (b) shall prevail over the boundary descriptions provided by the census tracts, blocks, and counties generated for the map.

(Code 1852, §31; Code 1867, §34; Code 1876, §29; Code 1886, §29; Code 1896, §969; Code 1907, §99; Acts 1915, No. 7501/2, p. 875; Code 1923, §154; Acts 1931, No. 59, p. 98; Code 1940, T. 17, §425; Acts 1964, 1st Ex. Sess., No. 21, p. 42, §1; Acts 1965, No. 564, p. 1050; Acts 1971, 3rd Ex. Sess., No. 120, p. 4359; Acts 1981, 1st Ex. Sess., No. 81-929, p. 78, §1; Acts 1992, No. 92-63, p. 96, §1; repealed by Act 2002-57, p. 79, §1; added by Act 2002-57, p. 79, §2; §17-20-1; repealed by Act 2011-518, p. 799, §1; added by Act 2011-518, p. 799, §2; repealed by Act 2021-555, §1; added by Act 2021-555, §2.)

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