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Position: State Representative - District 53
- Midway, AL Bullock County
Birthday: October 5, 1982
11 South Union Street, Suite 539-A Montgomery, AL 36130-2950 334-261-0522 Email:
[email protected] Certified, Educational Fundraising, Dartmouth College, 2012 MA, Special Education, Alabama A&M University, 2008-2010 BS, Elementary Education, Alabama A&M University, 2001-2005
Candidate, Alabama State House of Representatives, District 53, 2018 Democratic Leader, Alabama State House of Representatives, 2017-present Representative, Alabama State House of Representatives, District 53, 2014-present
Corporate and Foundations Relations Officer, Alabama A&M University, 2012-2014 Chief Operating Officer, Premiere Dental, 2013-present Fourth Grade Teacher, Huntsville City Schools, 2010-2011 Teacher, Bernadillo Public Schools, 2011 Third Grade Teacher, Huntsville Academy of Science and Foreign Language, 2009-2010 Author, To Sweeten Alabama: A Story of a Young Man Defying the Odds, 2009
Congressional Information Appointee, Mayor Tommy Battle's Economic and Sustainability Council Former Member, Internal Affairs Committee, Alabama State House of Representatives Former Member, Commerce and Small Business Committee, Alabama State House of Representatives
Organizations Information Chair, Legislative Committee, Huntsville Education Association, 2009-2010 Chair, National Education Association Student Program, 2006-2008 Planning Community, United States Hispanic Leadership Institute, 2007-2008 University Accreditation Board Member, National Council of Accreditation for Teacher Education, 2006-2008 Member, Advisory Committee, National Education Association Student Program, 2005-2006 Co-founder, First-Book North Alabama Member, Leadership Huntsville Member, Committee of 100 Young Professionals
State sales and use tax increased, phase-in period, sales and use tax on food phased out, exempt by 2007, counties and municipalities prohibited from increasing sales tax on food, Secs. 40-23-2, 40-23-61 am'd.
Voting, automatic voter registration, process established
Voter registration, authorize registration same day as election, Sec. 17-3-50 am'd.
Medicaid, expand program to provide assistane to state residents, provide appropriations for adequate funding
Medicaid, extend postpartum coverage for eligible pregnant women to one year after birth
Election ballots, straight political party ballots prohibited, constitutional amendment ballot measure, contents may not mislead description of, Secs. 17-6-36, 17-6-37. 17-6-38, 17-6-39 repealed; Secs. 17-6-35, 17-6-41, 17-7-21 am'd.
Criminal procedure, asset forfeiture for drug offenses provided, Alabama Criminal Forfeiture Process Act, Secs. 20-2-93 repealed
Corrections Dept., inmates being released, application for nondriver identification authorized, Sec. 14-10-1 am'd.
Tax Assessor or Revenue Commissioner, homestead exemptions, electronic verification at the discretion of tax assessing official, Sec. 40-9-21.1 am'd.
State employees, cost-of-living increase for fiscal year beginning October 1, 2020.
Elder abuse, require redaction of contract information from court documents released to the public, to clarify that an elderly person of sound mind or body may hire legal counsel for representation, Sec. 38-9F-6 am'd.
Wrongful Incarceration, compensation, provided further, Secs. 29-2-156, 29-2-159 am'd.
Taxation, exempt state, county, and municipal sales and use tax from certain entities
School of Cyber Technology and Engineering, granted same soverign immunity and participation in Educators Liability Trust Fund as provided for other public K-12 schools, board of education, administrators, and staff, Secs. 16-28A-6, added; Secs. 16-22-4.1, 36-1-12 am'd.
Historical monuments, local governments authorized to remove and required to transfer ownership to Archives and History or Alabama Historical Commission for public display, Alabama Memorial Preservation Act of 2017, Secs. 41-9-230 to 41-9-237, inclusive, repealed
Education, requires all public K-12 schools to require student completion of a semester-long course in Black American history
Law enforcement, recordings, procedure to determine to whom and what portion of a recording to disclose or release established
Expungements, administrative filing fees eliminated, Sec. 15-27-4 repealed; Sec. 15-27-3 am'd.
Madison Co., Huntsville Public Library Bd., add'l members appt. by City of Madison and Madison Co. Comm., bd renamed Huntsville-Mad. Co. Public Library Bd.
Education, Construction Trade Academy Funding Act, created, Alabama Energy and Residential Codes Board, required to develop program, ADECA, required to administer program
Taxation, National Federation of the Blind of Alabama, exempt from sales and use taxes
Public welfare, Medicaid, income threshold provided, const. amend.
Alcoholic beverages, manufacturers, prohibition on selling alcohol on Sundays, not applicable to certain tastings and samplings on licensed premises, Sec. 28-3A-25 am'd.
Expungement law, urging Legislauture to amend
Boggs-MacGuire, Henrietta, recognized
Hall, Rick, death mourned