Mandatory Liability Insurance Law, definitions updated, eliminate four-month suspension of registration for second and subsequent violations, allow voluntary surrender of vehicle registration and license plate under certain conditions, Secs. 32-7A-2, 32-7A-5, 32-7A-8, 32-7A-11, 32-7A-12 am'd.
Permanent Joint Transportation Committee, technical corrections regarding Dept. of Transporation's long-range plan, long-range plan clarified, clarification of the Alabama Dept.of Transportation's duties and information requirements to the committee relating to the long-range plan, Sections 29-2-1, 29-2-2, 29-2-3, 29-2-4, 29-2-6, and 29-2-8 am'd.
Parental rights, provide that a conviction of a parent for rape or incest is a ground for termination of parental rights if the rape or incest resulted in the conception of the child, Sec. 12-15-319 am'd.
Engineers and Land Surveyors Board, licensing of professional engineers and land surveyors, definitions, board duties, disciplinary actions, competitive bids based solely on price or fee prohibited, civil enforcement, Secs. 34-11-9.1, 34-11-11.1, 34-11-11.2 added; Sec. 34-11-16 repealed; Secs. 34-11-1 to 34-11-15, inclusive, 34-11-30, 34-11-31, 34-11-32, 34-11-34, 34-11-35, 34-11-35.1, 34-11-36, 34-11-37 am'd
Court reporters, state salary tied to pay scale of Alabama Personnel Dept. Pay Plan for state employees, subject to cost-of-living and merit raises, provide pay for court reporter returning to state service, provide salary of supernumerary court reporters, Secs. 12-17-274, 12-17-292 am'd.
Competitive Bid law, purchase and installation of heating and air conditioning units for local boards of education, exempted when bid pursuant to purchasing cooperative and process approved by Dept. of Examiners of Public Accounts, Secs. 39-1-5, 39-2-2 am'd.
Veterans, benefits, requiring dependent of a veteran with at least 20 percent but less than 40 percent disability rating to have been born on or before July 31, 2017, to be eligible for benefits under the Alabama G.I. and Dependent's Edu. Benefit Act, Secs. 31-6-4, 31-6-6 am'd.
Motor vehicles, mandatory liability insurance, vehicle registration suspensions, reinstatement fees, percentage of fees county license plate issuing official authorized to retain, increased, Sec. 32-7A-12 am'd.
Juvenile sex offenders, notification provided to school of low-risk sex offender expanded to include local super of edu. and bd of edu., change in school required to be reported to local law enforcement by juvenile sex offender, state board of edu. required to develop and local boards to adopt, model policy for monitoring juvenile sex offenders in school, Secs. 15-20A-27, 15-20A-30 am'd.