The Association of County Commissions of Alabama (ACCA) said it would prioritize getting money back from the state due to the passage of the permitless carry law.

The ACCA is a statewide nonprofit organization representing the interests of county governments.

The ACCA voted on its list of priorities for the 2023 legislative session at its annual legislative conference on Thursday morning.

The priorities include:

  • Prohibiting municipalities from determining the speed limits on roads that are maintained by the county,

  • Obtaining state supplemental funding for employing an EMA director,

  • Authorizing counties to post election-related information online to satisfy publication requirements,

  • Reforming the board of registrars system, 

  • Increasing wages for poll workers,

  • Revise the public purchasing process,

  • Require state agencies to adhere to the Administrative Procedure Act, and

  • Obtaining reimbursement to counties for lost pistol permit revenue following the passage of the permitless carry law.

Several state officials spoke at the event this week, including Gov. Kay Ivey and Secretary of State-Elect Wes Allen.

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