§6-11-3. Article not to affect terms or authorize compensation to persons not performing duties.
This article shall not be construed:

(a) As any attempt to enlarge or to extend the length of term of any such public office or position or to create a definite term where no definite term with respect to such office or position has heretofore existed.

(b) As providing that the salary or wages payable to any person holding any such public office or position and performing the duties thereof shall be paid to such person when not performing said duties because of such services in the armed forces of the United States.