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HB48 Alabama 2022 Session
Alabama Bill HB48 concerning Funeral Service Board, licensing and regulation of cemetery authorities and cemeteries, Alabama Preneed Funeral and Cemetery Act, established, adding, amending and renumbering numerous sections, Secs. 34-13-1, 34-13-2, 34-13-4, 34-13-7, 34-13-9, 34-13-11, 34-13-12, 34-13-23, 34-13-24, 34-13-26, 34-13-27, 34-13-52, 34-13-53, 34-13-54, 34-13-55, 34-13-56, 34-13-56.1, 34-13-72, 34-13-73, 34-13-92, 34-13-94, 34-13-113, 34-13-130, 34-13-131, 34-13-132, 34-13-134 am'd.
HB47 Alabama 2022 Session
Alabama Bill HB47 concerning Funeral Service Board, licensing and regulation of cemetery authorities and cemeteries, Alabama Preneed Funeral and Cemetery Act, established, adding, amending and renumbering numerous sections, Secs. 27-17A-2, 27-17A-17, 27-17A-45, 27-17A-57 repealed; Secs. 34-13-1, 34-13-2, 34-13-4, 34-13-7, 34-13-9, 34-13-11, 34-13-12, 34-13-20, 34-13-22, 34-13-23, 34-13-26, 34-13-27, 34-13-52, 34-13-53, 34-13-54, 34-13-55, 34-13-56, 34-13-56.1, 34-13-111, 34-13-113 am'd.
HB46 Alabama 2022 Session
Alabama Bill HB46 concerning State Seal of Biliteracy, established, recognizing graduates with the proficiency in English and at least one world language, including American sign language
HB44 Alabama 2022 Session
Alabama Bill HB44 concerning Firearms, concealed pistols, concealed carry permit, criminal code, offenses against public order, constitutional carry, pistol permits, Secs. 9-11-304, 13A-11-52, 13A-11-73, 13A-11-74 repealed; Secs. 13A-11-7, 13A-11-50, 13A-11-55, 13A-11-61.2, 13A-11-62, 13A-11-71, 13A-11-85, 13A-11-90 am'd.
HB43 Alabama 2022 Session
Alabama Bill HB43 concerning Consumer protection, manufacturers of Internet-enabled devices to install filtering software to restrict access to certain material, penalties
HB42 Alabama 2022 Session
Alabama Bill HB42 concerning Administrative procedures, minimum threshold for a proposed rule's economic impact set, measures to reduce cost of proposed rules, Secs. 41-22-5.1, 41-22-5.2, 41-22-23 am'd.
HB41 Alabama 2022 Session
Alabama Bill HB41 concerning Elections, prohibits state and local election officials and their employees from soliciting, accepting, using, or disposing of certain donations from individuals or nongovernmental entities for funding certain election-related expenses
HB40 Alabama 2022 Session
Alabama Bill HB40 concerning Gambling device, crime of possession of a gambling device, slot machine manufactured before 1960 exempt from under certain limited circumstances, Sec. 13A-12-27 am'd.
HB38 Alabama 2022 Session
Alabama Bill HB38 concerning Washington Co., alcoholic beverage, wet county, authorized to change to dry, county authorized to levy add'l taxes, const. amend.
HB39 Alabama 2022 Session
Alabama Bill HB39 concerning Department of Insurance, transfer of certain funds from Insurance Dept. Fund to Strengthen Alabama Homes Fund by Commissioner of Insurance authorized
HB37 Alabama 2022 Session
Alabama Bill HB37 concerning Motor vehicles, autocycles, equipment required for operation, further provided, Secs. 32-6A-1, 32-5A-245 am'd.
HB36 Alabama 2022 Session
Alabama Bill HB36 concerning State employees, retired under ERS or TRS, compensation increased which does not affect retirement, Secs. 16-25-26, 36-27-8.2 am'd.
HB35 Alabama 2022 Session
Alabama Bill HB35 concerning Limestone Co., ad valorem taxes, senior property tax appraisal, person 65 or older, valuation frozen under certain conditions, const. amend.
HB34 Alabama 2022 Session
Alabama Bill HB34 concerning Wastewater treatment facilities, loan payback period by local governing bodies extended, Sec. 22-34-11 am'd.
HB33 Alabama 2022 Session
Alabama Bill HB33 concerning Sentencing, to further provide for procedures relating to voluntary sentencing standards worksheets, Sec. 12-25-35 am'd.
HB32 Alabama 2022 Session
Alabama Bill HB32 concerning Vaccines, prohibits employers from requiring employees to receive COVID-19 vaccinations in certain circumstances
HB31 Alabama 2022 Session
Alabama Bill HB31 concerning Health, prohibiting employers public accomodations and occupational licensing boards from discriminating based on immunization status
HB30 Alabama 2022 Session
Alabama Bill HB30 concerning Education, vaccination of students, public PreK-12 schools, public institution of higher education, exempts parents from student vaccination requirements for religious grounds even during a pandemic, extends exemption on personal beliefs, requires Dept. of Examiners of Public Account to include information about violations in audit reports, penalties, Sec. 16-30-3 am'd.
HB29 Alabama 2022 Session
Alabama Bill HB29 concerning Vaccines, employer-mandated COVID-19 vaccination, private right of action against employer for certain injuries or death resulting from
HB28 Alabama 2022 Session
Alabama Bill HB28 concerning Correction Dept., female inmates, prohibited practices regarding treatment of a pregnant female inmate or a female inmate who is in the immediate postpartum period
HB48 Alabama 2022 Session
Alabama Bill HB48 concerning Funeral Service Board, licensing and regulation of cemetery authorities and cemeteries, Alabama Preneed Funeral and Cemetery Act, established, adding, amending and renumbering numerous sections, Secs. 34-13-1, 34-13-2, 34-13-4, 34-13-7, 34-13-9, 34-13-11, 34-13-12, 34-13-23, 34-13-24, 34-13-26, 34-13-27, 34-13-52, 34-13-53, 34-13-54, 34-13-55, 34-13-56, 34-13-56.1, 34-13-72, 34-13-73, 34-13-92, 34-13-94, 34-13-113, 34-13-130, 34-13-131, 34-13-132, 34-13-134 am'd.
HB47 Alabama 2022 Session
Alabama Bill HB47 concerning Funeral Service Board, licensing and regulation of cemetery authorities and cemeteries, Alabama Preneed Funeral and Cemetery Act, established, adding, amending and renumbering numerous sections, Secs. 27-17A-2, 27-17A-17, 27-17A-45, 27-17A-57 repealed; Secs. 34-13-1, 34-13-2, 34-13-4, 34-13-7, 34-13-9, 34-13-11, 34-13-12, 34-13-20, 34-13-22, 34-13-23, 34-13-26, 34-13-27, 34-13-52, 34-13-53, 34-13-54, 34-13-55, 34-13-56, 34-13-56.1, 34-13-111, 34-13-113 am'd.
HB46 Alabama 2022 Session
Alabama Bill HB46 concerning State Seal of Biliteracy, established, recognizing graduates with the proficiency in English and at least one world language, including American sign language
HB43 Alabama 2022 Session
Alabama Bill HB43 concerning Consumer protection, manufacturers of Internet-enabled devices to install filtering software to restrict access to certain material, penalties
HB44 Alabama 2022 Session
Alabama Bill HB44 concerning Firearms, concealed pistols, concealed carry permit, criminal code, offenses against public order, constitutional carry, pistol permits, Secs. 9-11-304, 13A-11-52, 13A-11-73, 13A-11-74 repealed; Secs. 13A-11-7, 13A-11-50, 13A-11-55, 13A-11-61.2, 13A-11-62, 13A-11-71, 13A-11-85, 13A-11-90 am'd.
HB42 Alabama 2022 Session
Alabama Bill HB42 concerning Administrative procedures, minimum threshold for a proposed rule's economic impact set, measures to reduce cost of proposed rules, Secs. 41-22-5.1, 41-22-5.2, 41-22-23 am'd.
HB40 Alabama 2022 Session
Alabama Bill HB40 concerning Gambling device, crime of possession of a gambling device, slot machine manufactured before 1960 exempt from under certain limited circumstances, Sec. 13A-12-27 am'd.
HB41 Alabama 2022 Session
Alabama Bill HB41 concerning Elections, prohibits state and local election officials and their employees from soliciting, accepting, using, or disposing of certain donations from individuals or nongovernmental entities for funding certain election-related expenses
HB39 Alabama 2022 Session
Alabama Bill HB39 concerning Department of Insurance, transfer of certain funds from Insurance Dept. Fund to Strengthen Alabama Homes Fund by Commissioner of Insurance authorized
HB37 Alabama 2022 Session
Alabama Bill HB37 concerning Motor vehicles, autocycles, equipment required for operation, further provided, Secs. 32-6A-1, 32-5A-245 am'd.
HB38 Alabama 2022 Session
Alabama Bill HB38 concerning Washington Co., alcoholic beverage, wet county, authorized to change to dry, county authorized to levy add'l taxes, const. amend.
HB36 Alabama 2022 Session
Alabama Bill HB36 concerning State employees, retired under ERS or TRS, compensation increased which does not affect retirement, Secs. 16-25-26, 36-27-8.2 am'd.
HB35 Alabama 2022 Session
Alabama Bill HB35 concerning Limestone Co., ad valorem taxes, senior property tax appraisal, person 65 or older, valuation frozen under certain conditions, const. amend.
HB33 Alabama 2022 Session
Alabama Bill HB33 concerning Sentencing, to further provide for procedures relating to voluntary sentencing standards worksheets, Sec. 12-25-35 am'd.
HB34 Alabama 2022 Session
Alabama Bill HB34 concerning Wastewater treatment facilities, loan payback period by local governing bodies extended, Sec. 22-34-11 am'd.
HB32 Alabama 2022 Session
Alabama Bill HB32 concerning Vaccines, prohibits employers from requiring employees to receive COVID-19 vaccinations in certain circumstances
HB31 Alabama 2022 Session
Alabama Bill HB31 concerning Health, prohibiting employers public accomodations and occupational licensing boards from discriminating based on immunization status
HB30 Alabama 2022 Session
Alabama Bill HB30 concerning Education, vaccination of students, public PreK-12 schools, public institution of higher education, exempts parents from student vaccination requirements for religious grounds even during a pandemic, extends exemption on personal beliefs, requires Dept. of Examiners of Public Account to include information about violations in audit reports, penalties, Sec. 16-30-3 am'd.
HB28 Alabama 2022 Session
Alabama Bill HB28 concerning Correction Dept., female inmates, prohibited practices regarding treatment of a pregnant female inmate or a female inmate who is in the immediate postpartum period
HB29 Alabama 2022 Session
Alabama Bill HB29 concerning Vaccines, employer-mandated COVID-19 vaccination, private right of action against employer for certain injuries or death resulting from
Hanu Karlapalem

Lack of Trust, Transparency, and Accountability in Madison City

By Hanu Karlapalem on September 22, 2021 | Opinion

A small group of people can overturn the most powerful tools we have to protect freedom, and they can do it without taking a single vote.  Neither the Constitutions of the United States and Alabama,…

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The Curse of The Gerrymander

By Clete Wetli on September 2, 2021 | Opinion

The truth is that our election process and our voting rights are currently under attack by those who believe that it’s acceptable to put their thumbs on the scale to win elections through gerrymandering and voter suppression.

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Spinning Top

Spin it Like a Top

By Lisa Ward for Senate on August 2, 2021 | Opinion

Around and around we go… who we believe, nobody knows! It’s the days of mistrust and misinterpretation. To understand spinning… we must first define it. A top goes around and around until it runs out…

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ADP Calls For Resignation Of Tarrant Councilman Tommy Bryant

By Brent Wilson on July 20, 2021

The Alabama Democratic Party issued a press release today calling for the resignation of embattled Tarrant, AL City Council Member John Tommy Bryant.

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The Republican Suspension of Disbelief

By Clete Wetli on July 20, 2021 | Opinion

That’s why bipartisanship is almost impossible right now. Republicans are more interested in fueling imagined controversy than they are in addressing any of the critical issues facing our nation and our state.

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Tommy Bryant at Tarrant, AL city council meeting

Tarrant, AL Councilman Tommy Bryant: “Do We Have A House N***** In Here?”

By Brent Wilson on July 20, 2021

Tarrant, AL city council member Tommy Bryant, has come under fire from residents after an exchange at a city council meeting Monday night in which he stood up and…

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Pinocchio head and nose outline

The Republicans’ Lying, Cheating Hearts

By Clete Wetli on June 24, 2021 | Opinion

In the chaotic aftermath of Trump’s failed insurrection and the Republican echo chamber mindlessly blasting out the Big Lie, it’s become evident that the GOP has no significant interest other than retaining power at all…

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Unfinished Business in the Alabama House

By Clete Wetli on June 3, 2021 | Opinion

Somehow, Republicans even managed to make a mockery of the old saying, “The House always wins”, by completely screwing up lottery and gaming legislation.

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Source: Leighton Ku and Erin Brantley, The Economic and Employment Effects of Medicaid Expansion Under the American Rescue Plan (Commonwealth Fund, May 2021). <a href="https://doi.org/10.26099/x6zp-g424">https://doi.org/10.26099/x6zp-g424</a>

Report: Medicaid Expansion Would Create 28,500 New Jobs in Alabama in its First Four Years

By Cover Alabama Coalition on June 2, 2021

As an engine for job creation, Medicaid expansion in its first four years would create nearly 80% as many jobs as exist in Alabama’s automobile and auto parts manufacturing industries, an Alabama Arise analysis of…

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