Alabama Industry Recognized and Registered Apprenticeship Program Act, Alabama Office of Apprenticeship created to administer state programs in lieu of federal office, apprenticeship tax credit and aggregate apprenticeship tax credit increases, Secs. 40-18-422, 40-18-423, 40-18-424 am'd.
Ports, inland facilities, $10 million of add'l. motor fuel tax levied by Act 2019-2 transfered from Rebuild Alabama Fund to Economic and Community Affairs Dept., Inland Port and Intermodal Fund created, use for inland ports and intermodal facilities to interconnect with other modes of transportation
Telecommunications, installation and deployment of small wireless facilities and associated poles, towers, and base stations on the public rights-of-way, authorized, Secs. 37-3A-1 to 37-3A-12, inclusive, added.
Sheriffs, co. jails, feeding or prisoners, fee increased, deposit in Prisoner Feeding Fund, increases provided every two years, continuous approp. from St. Gen Fund for emergency costs overruns, Secs. 14-6-40, 14-6-42, 14-6-47, 14-6-48, 36-22-17 am'd; Sec. 14-6-43 repealed
Constitutional amendment, Judicial Article revised, vacancies in the office of a judge, procedure further provided, age restriction on judicial office, increased, judicial discipline further provided, Judicial Inquiry Commission, membership further provided, impeachment of justices of supreme court deleted, Administrative Director of Courts, appointed further provided, const. amend.
Local governments, bond financing review forms, bond financing agreement documents to include a schedule of all of the debt obligations of the county under certain conditions, signed acknowledgement required, municipalities and local school boards required to follow the same procedures required of a county before entering into a bond financing agreement and required to complete a government bond financing review form developed by the Department of Examiners of Public Accounts, Secs. 11-8A-3, 11-8A-4 am'd.
Appropriations, supplemental appropriations for fiscal year ending September 30, 2018, from the Education Trust Fund Advancement and Technology Fund to various school systems and colleges and universities, and other entities
Unemployment benefits, maximum amount paid to an individual revised contingent on the state's average unemployment rate, maximum weekly benefits revised, terms of losing benefits due to disqualification, Secs. 25-4-72, 25-4-74, 25-4-78 am'd.
Contract Review Permanent Legislative Oversight Committee, membership altered to include chairs of House Ways and Means General Fund and Education and Senate Finance and Taxation General Fund and Education Committees, provide further for the length of terms on the committee, Sec. 29-2-40 am'd.
Innovation Act, established, tax credits for qualified research expenses, authorized under certain conditions, tax credits authorized to offset certain taxes under certain conditions, to further provide for the allocation and transferability of certain tax credits under certain conditions, Sec. 40-18-390 added
Pharmacy benefit managers, prohibited from restricting pharmacies and pharmacists from disclosing costs information to patients on alternative drugs or other services and costs, enforcement by Insurance Commissioner, audits further regulated including penalties and assessments against pharmacist, Sec. 34-23-184 am'd.
Local governments, bond financing review forms, bond financing agreement documents to include a schedule of all of the debt obligations of the county under certain conditions, signed acknowledgement required, municipalities and local school boards required to follow the same procedures required of a county before entering into a bond financing agreement and required to complete a government bond financing review form developed by the Department of Examiners of Public Accounts, Secs. 11-8A-3 & 11-8A-4 am'd.
Alcoholic beverages, retail sale by state phased out, privilege granted to Class A and Class B licensees, inventory bailment system, tax, displaced employees benefits, leases, market zones established, Secs. 28-1-4, 28-2-22, 28-3-40, 28-3-43, 28-3-53.1, 28-3-53.2, 28-3-202, 28-3-205, 28-3-207, 28-3-241, 28-3A-11, 28-3A-12, 28-3A-19, 28-3A-21, 28-3A-22, 28-7-16 am'd.; Secs. 28-3-74, 28-3-280 to 28-3-286, inclusive, repealed on October 1, 2012
Education, Alabama Cyber Engineering School established, bd of directors, programs and eligibility requirements, conditional appropriation of $1,500,000 from Education Trust Fund for fiscal year ending October 1, 2019.
Transportation Infrastructure Bank, funding to capitalize and pledge toward bonds, add road and bridge funds authorized to be pledged, operation of bank further provided for, Secs. 23-7-2, 23-7-29, 23-7-30, 23-7-31 added; Secs. 23-7-6, 23-7-7, 23-7-9, 23-7-15, 23-7-17, 23-7-18, 23-7-19, 23-7-20, 23-7-21am'd.
Transportation Dept., Ala. Federal Fund Exchange Program, political subdivisions or public corporation authorized to puchase fed. transportation funds at a discount, work to be performed by state residents, reports to Jt. Transportation Committee, Ala. Fed. Fund Exchange Program
Ad valorem taxes, co. commission authorized to abate taxes for Class III property taxed at current use when converted to other taxable use for projects under Ala. Jobs Act, consent of municipality if in corporate limits, Sec. 40-7-25.4 added
Compensation, unemployment, to increase the possible weekly benefit, to lower weeks of unemployment benefits from 26 to 14 to 20 based on the unemployment rate in the recipient's county of residence, and to provide for additional benefits for persons undertaking job training or certification, Secs. 25-4-72, 25-4-74 am'd.