Section 41-20-3


Published: 2015

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Section 41-20-3

Section 41-20-3Specification of termination dates for certain agencies; date and procedure generally for termination of agencies not designated; committee's right to review and make recommendations.

(a) The following agencies shall automatically terminate on the dates specified, unless a bill is passed that they be continued, modified or reestablished:



(1) October 1, 1981 shall be the termination date for:



a. State Board of Auctioneers - created by Section 34-4-50.



b. Alabama Board of Cosmetology - created by Section 34-7-40.



c. Examining Board for Professional Entomologists, Horticulturists, Plant Pathologists, Floriculturists and Tree Surgeons - created by Section 2-28-2.



d. Alabama Board of Funeral Service - created by Section 34-13-20.



e. State Pilotage Commission - created by Section 33-4-1.



f. Polygraphic Examiners Board - created by Section 34-25-4.



g. Alabama Board of Examiners for Speech Pathology and Audiology - created by Section 34-28A-40.



h. State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners - created by Section 34-29-20.



i. Alabama Real Estate Commission - created by Section 34-27-7.



j. Board of Bar Examiners - created by Section 34-3-2.



k. Board of Examiners of Mine Personnel - created by Section 25-9-9.



l. Alabama Board of Social Work Examiners - created by Section 34-30-50.



(2) October 1, 1982, shall be the termination date for:



a. State Board for Registration of Architects - created by Section 34-2-38.



b. Alabama Board of Examiners of Landscape Architects - created by Section 34-17-2.



c. Alabama State Board of Public Accountancy - created by Section 34-1-3.



d. State Board of Registration for Foresters - created by Section 34-12-30.



e. State Board for Registration of Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors - created by Section 34-11-30.



f. State Licensing Board for General Contractors - created by Section 34-8-20.



g. State Board of Chiropractic Examiners - created by Section 34-24-140.



h. Alabama Firefighters' Personnel Standards and Education Commission - created by Section 36-32-2.



i. Board of Hearing Aid Dealers - created by Section 34-14-30.



j. Alabama Board of Optometry - created by Section 34-22-40.



k. Alabama Peace Officers' Standards and Training Commission - created by Section 36-21-41.



l. Board of Physical Therapy - created by Section 34-24-192.



m. Board of Plumbing Examiners - created by Section 34-37-1 to 34-37-18.



n. Alabama Board of Examiners in Psychology - created by Section 34-26-20.



o. State Board of Heating, Air Conditioning, Roofing and Sheet Metal Contractors - created by Section 34-31-2.



p. Alabama Dairy Commission - created by Section 2-13-42.



q. Board of Dental Examiners of Alabama - created by Section 34-9-40.



r. Board of Nursing - created by Section 34-21-2.



s. State Board of Examiners of Nursing Home Administrators - created by Section 34-20-4.



t. State Board of Pharmacy - created by Section 34-23-90.



u. State Board of Podiatry - created by Section 34-24-250.



v. State Athletic Commission - created by Section 41-9-90.1.



(3) October 1, 1983 and every fourth year thereafter shall be the termination date for:



a. State Board for Registration of Architects - created by Section 34-2-38.



b. Alabama Board of Examiners of Landscape Architects - created by Section 34-17-2.



c. State Licensing Board for General Contractors - created by Section 34-8-20.



d. State Board of Licensure for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors - created by Section 34-11-30.



e. Board of Bar Examiners - created by Section 34-3-2.



f. Polygraph Examiners Board - created by Section 34-25-4.



g. Alabama State Board of Occupational Therapy - created by Section 34-39-6.



(4) October 1, 1984 and every fourth year thereafter shall be the termination date for:



a. Alabama Board of Social Work Examiners - created by Section 34-30-50.



b. Alabama Board of Examiners in Psychology - created by Section 34-26-20.



c. Alabama State Board of Public Accountancy - created by Section 34-1-3.



d. Alabama Board of Cosmetology - created by Section 34-7-40.



e. Alabama Board of Funeral Service - created by Section 34-13-20.



f. Alabama Real Estate Commission - created by Section 34-27-7.



g. Alcoholic Beverage Control Board - created by Section 28-3-40.



h. Department of Insurance - created by Section 27-2-1.



i. Alabama Securities Commission - created by Section 8-6-50.



j. State Pilotage Commission - created by Section 33-4-1.



k. Public Service Commission - created by Section 37-1-1.



l. Examining Board for Professional Entomologists, Horticulturists, Plant Pathologists, Floriculturists and Tree Surgeons - created by Section 2-28-2.



m. State Board of Heating, Air Conditioning, Roofing and Sheet Metal Contractors - created by Section 34-31-2.



n. Board of Examiners of Mine Personnel - created by Section 25-9-9.



o. Plumbing Examiners Board - created by Section 40-12-145.



p. Alabama Liquefied Petroleum Gas Board - created by Section 9-17-101.



q. State Board of Auctioneers - created by Section 34-4-50.



(5) October 1, 1985 and every fourth year thereafter shall be the termination date for:



a. Alabama Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology - created by Section 34-28A-40.



b. Board of Nursing - created by Section 34-21-2.



c. State Board of Chiropractic Examiners - created by Section 34-24-140.



d. State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners - created by Section 34-29-20.



e. Board of Examiners of Nursing Home Administrators - created by Section 34-20-4.



f. Board of Physical Therapy - created by Section 34-24-192.



g. Board of Hearing Instrument Dealers - created by Section 34-14-30.



h. Alabama Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology - created by Section 34-28A-40.



i. Board of Dental Examiners of Alabama - created by Section 34-9-40.



j. State Board of Medical Examiners - created by Section 34-24-53.



k. Alabama Board of Optometry - created by Section 34-22-40.



l. Alabama State Board of Pharmacy - created by Section 34-23-90.



m. State Board of Podiatry - created by Section 34-24-250.



(6) October 1, 1986 and every fourth year thereafter shall be the termination date for:



a. Board of Registration for Sanitarians - created by Section 34-28-20.



b. Alabama Surface Mining Reclamation Commission - created by Section 9-16-33.



c. State Oil and Gas Board - created by Section 9-17-3.



d. State Board of Registration for Foresters - created by Section 34-12-30.



e. Alabama Dairy Commission - created by Section 2-13-42.



f. State Radiation Control Agency - created by Section 22-14-4.



(b) Any law to the contrary notwithstanding, nothing in this chapter shall be construed to limit the joint committee's right to call any enumerated agency for review at a date earlier than specified in this section; nor shall the committee be limited to making recommendations for termination only or continuance only.



(c) The Sunset Committee shall have the authority to review any enumerated or nonenumerated agency and shall make recommendations for continuance, termination or modification. Any nonenumerated agency reviewed shall continue unless a bill is passed and becomes law to terminate or modify the agency.



(d) Either house may pass a resolution instructing the Sunset Committee to review an enumerated or nonenumerated agency. After passage of said resolution, the Sunset Committee shall review such agency and report its findings as provided for in subsection (d) of Section 41-20-4.

(Acts 1976, No. 512, p. 641, §3; Acts 1979, No. 79-542, p. 976; Acts 1981, No. 81-61, p. 74, §1; Acts 1991, No. 91-165, p. 221, §3.)