Summary of action in Alabama Legislature
A summary of action in the Alabama Legislature on Wednesday, the fifth day of the special session.
__Passed a resolution praising the work of House Clerk Greg Pappas, who is retiring. Pappas has been House clerk since 1991 and have worked in the House since 1975.
__Elected House employee Jeff Woodard to be "clerk in waiting" until Pappas finishes his duties and to be fulltime clerk when Pappas' retirement becomes official.
__Did not have the votes to adopt a resolution stating that the intent of the Legislature when it passed a bill pushing back the start of the school year was for some schools to use a flexible schedule that increased the length of the school day while in some cases reducing the total number of days.
—Met briefly to accept redistricting bill from committee.
—House Constitution, Campaigns and Elections Committee approved Senate redistricting plan. Goes to House.
__Senate Governmental Affairs Committee approved House redistricting plan. Goes to Senate.
—House and Senate meet at 12:01 a.m. Thursday.