Section 11-32-22

Applicability to Birmingham-Jefferson County Transit Authority.

(a) The provisions of this chapter shall apply to the Birmingham-Jefferson County Transit Authority and to any other authority organized pursuant to Act 993 of the 1971 Regular Session (Acts 1971, p. 1787), as amended.

(b)The certificate of incorporation filed for the Birmingham-Jefferson County Transit Authority on or about April 3, 1972, as amended, is confirmed as a validly filed and amended certificate of incorporation for an authority organized under this chapter, except that any provisions of the certificate of incorporation are repealed or amended to the extent of a conflict with this chapter. In the event that the certificate of incorporation of the Birmingham-Jefferson County Transit Authority is amended after May 24, 2013, it shall not be required that the amendment correct any conflicts with this chapter. As to the Birmingham-Jefferson County Transit Authority, Jefferson County is the authorizing county, and the City of Birmingham is the authorizing municipality.

(c) All actions taken by the board of the Birmingham-Jefferson County Transit Authority prior to May 24, 2013, are confirmed.

(d) The rates, fees, and charges imposed by the Birmingham-Jefferson County Transit Authority prior to and as of May 24, 2013, are confirmed.

(e) The fact that this chapter is enacted and that Act 993 of the 1971 Regular Session (Acts 1971, p. 1787), Act 204 of the 1971 Third Special Session (Acts 1971, p. 4472), Act 329 of the 1973 Regular Session (Acts 1973, p. 459), Act 508 of the 1973 Regular Session (Acts 1973, p. 748), and Act 87-449 of the 1987 Regular Session (Acts 1987, p. 663) are repealed shall not result in any of the following:

(1) An underpayment or overpayment to the Birmingham-Jefferson County Transit Authority by the authorizing county, the principal municipality, or any participating municipality, except as the same may be caused by a change in fiscal years or the change in payment procedures with the principal municipality.

(2) A disruption of the services provided by the transit system.

(3) A declaration that any outstanding contracts with the authority are void or invalid.

(4) A shortening in the current term of any director of the authority as of May 24, 2013.

(Act 2013-380, p. 1389, §22.)