Kay Ivey on Wednesday signed the bill approving the Alabama Memorial Preservation Act of 2017. Activists seek to repeal 2017 monuments law. Cancel « Prev. By Kellie Miller | October 29, 2020 at 8:01 AM CDT - Updated October 29 at 8:19 AM . Activists seek to repeal Alabama Memorial Preservation Act of 2017 . Co-sponsored by Reps. Judalynn Givan of Birmingham and Anthony Daniels of … (MONTGOMERY) — Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall welcomed a decision by the Alabama Supreme Court Wednesday overturning a lower court ruling against Alabama’s Memorial Preservation Act of 2017 in a case involving the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument in Linn Park in … The message came after Marshall’s office filed a court challenge over Madison County’s removal of a Confederate soldier statue at its courthouse. HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WAFF) - One of the groups that led efforts to move the Madison County Confederate statue says the battle does not end there. With the Alabama Memorial Preservation Act of 2017, the state got very specific about when and how monuments could be removed or relocated. Two Alabama lawmakers are proposing the repeal of the Alabama Memorial Preservation Act of 2017. The Memorial Preservation Act of 2017 must be repealed if we are ever to move forward as a state and as a nation. Search by Keyword or Citation; Search by Keyword or Citation. The Alabama Memorial Preservation Act of 2017 prohibits the relocation, removal, alteration, renaming, or other disturbance of any monument located on public property which has been in place for 40 years or more. The Alabama Memorial Preservation Act signed into law in 2017 essentially blocks the removal of any monument that’s stood 40 years or more, … The purpose of this Act is to prevent the removal or alteration of any memorials or monuments on public land that are older than 20 years, unless approved by a state-level committee. In the Alabama Memorial Preservation Act of 2017, it states that "No architecturally significant building, memorial building, memorial street, or … Marshall issued a video message Monday chiding elected officials who have voted to remove such monuments in violation of the 2017 Alabama Memorial Preservation Act. Gov. It was passed in response to the City of Birmingham's attempt to remove its Confederate memorial. Next » This article shall be known and may be cited as the Alabama Memorial Preservation Act of 2017… Two Alabama lawmakers are proposing the repeal of the Alabama Memorial Preservation Act of 2017. Search Code of Alabama. Co-sponsored by Reps. Judalynn Givan of Birmingham and Anthony Daniels of Huntsville, the bill would authorize a county or municipality’s removal of any monument located on public property under their jurisdiction and control and requires the transfer of ownership to the Department of … In 2017, the state of Alabama passed the Alabama Memorial Preservation Act.