2010 Alabama Legislative 1st Special Session

A list of all 2010 Alabama Legislative 1st Special Session. Click any bill to read the full text and get the current status.

BillTitleSponsorLast ActionSigned
SB21Ethics Commission, members, appointment and confirmation, investigation of complaints, subpoena power, post-investigation referral and status reports by Attorney General or district attorney, Secs. 36-25-3, 36-25-4, am'd.Cam Ward12/14/2010
SB19Ethics, lobbyists, may not offer anything of value to certain public officials, employees, family, and candidates; definitions, State Ethics Commission to report to Legislature regarding strengthening ethics laws in other states, Sec. 36-25-7.5 added; Sec. 36-25-1 am'd.Gerald H. Allen12/14/2010
SB20Ethics Law, lobbying, definition to include activity with any branch of state government, maintenance of electronic database, mandatory ethics training for public officers or employees and lobbyists, certain representation by legislators prohibited, Sec. 36-25-1.5 addedCam Ward12/14/2010
SB18Campaign contributions, PAC to PAC transfers, prohibited, transfers between principal campaign committees prohibited, certain expenditures limited to $5,000, Campaign Finance Transparency Act, Secs. 17-5-7, 17-5-15 am'd.Gerald H. Allen12/14/2010
SB16Ethics Law, members of legislature, employment as employee or teacher in other government job, prohibited, exceptions, liability for any compensation received in violation, Attorney General to enforce, Legislative Double Dipping Prohibition ActCam Ward12/14/2010
SB17Political action committees, state and local governmental employees, a local school board, or other governmental agency prohibited from arranging for contributions by payroll deduction or otherwise, Sec. 17-17-5 am'd.Gerald H. Allen12/14/2010
SB14Ethics Law, definitions, public officials and employees, acceptance of things of value regulated, lobbyists and principals, regulated, definitions, Ethics Commission to report to Legislature regarding other states' ethics laws, Sec. 36-25-5.5 added; Secs. 36-25-1, 36-25-7 am'd. (2010-21261)Gerald H. Allen12/16/2010Signed
SB15Legislature, other gainful employment while holding office, prohibited, compensation provided for, Legislative Compensation Commission, established, Sec. 29-1-8 repealed; Act 1196, 1971 Reg. Sess.; Act 87-209, 1987 Reg. Sess.; Act 90-490, 1990 Reg. Sess.; Act 91-95, 1991 Reg. Sess.; Act 91-108, 1991 Reg. Sess.; Act 2007-75, 2007 Reg. Sess.; Amendment 57 (Sections 48.01 and 49, Recompiled Constitution of Alabama of 1901, as amended), am'd., const. amend.Quinton Ross12/09/2010
SB12Lobbyists, registration with Ethics Commission, annual fee increased, reduced fee for lobbyist paid by tax exempt organization, Sec. 36-25-18 am'd.Tammy Irons12/09/2010
SB13Elections, campaign contributions, definitions, PAC to PAC transfers, prohibited, Secs. 17-5-2, 17-5-15 am'd.Tammy Irons12/08/2010
SB11Elections, campaign contributions, individual contributions to a candidate, limited, campaign funds expended by a candidate, limitedTammy Irons12/08/2010
SB9Ethics Law, lobbyist includes a person attempting to influence a state official, department, agency, or entity to enter into a contract that is not competitively bidTammy Irons12/08/2010
SB10Ethics Law, legislators, acceptance of any thing of value, prohibited, campaign contributions excepted, penaltiesTammy Irons12/08/2010
SB7Contributions raised for a federal campaign, use in a campaign for state or local office, prohibited, penaltiesTammy Irons12/08/2010
SB8Contracts, not competitively bid, Legislature by joint resolution may void ab initioTammy Irons12/09/2010
SB5Campaign finance disclosure reports, electronic filing required, Secretary of State to maintain electronic database, Sec. 17-5-8 am'd.Cam Ward12/08/2010
SB6Governor, a member of Governor's family, or a member of the Governor's cabinet, prohibited from contracting, lobbying, and working for companies that contract or lobby with the Executive Branch for two years following departure from public service, Sec. 36-25-19 am'd.Tammy Irons12/08/2010
SB3Legislators, employment with other branch of state government or other state agencies, etc., including public education, during the time in office, prohibited, exceptions, liability for any violations, Attorney General to enforce, Legislative Double Dipping Prohibition Act (2010-21257)Gerald H. Allen12/16/2010Signed
SB4Retirement, Employees' Retirement System or the Teachers' Retirement System, future participants, state-paid portion and interest on retirement forfeited upon felony conviction, Retirement Systems of Alabama granted civil and criminal immunityCam Ward12/08/2010
SB1Ethics Commission, members, appointment and confirmation, investigation of complaints, subpoena power, post-investigation referral and status reports, penalties, Secs. 36-25-3, 36-25-4, 36-25-27 am'd. (2010-21255)Cam Ward12/15/2010Signed
SB2Elections, public employees, payroll deductions, state and local governmental agencies, including school boards, prohibited from arranging for payments by payroll deduction to political action committees or dues for membership organizations that use funds for political activities, Sec. 17-17-5 am'd. (2010-21197)Cam Ward12/15/2010Signed
HB13Ethics, statement of economic interests, filing, minimum threshold increased, certain employees exempt, Sec. 36-25-14 am'd.Marcel Black12/10/2010
HB14Elections, campaign funds, candidate seeking election to a statewide office, campaign funds raised and expended, limitedMarcel Black12/10/2010
HB11Ethics Law, lobbying, definition to include activity with any branch of state government, maintenance of electronic database, mandatory ethics training for public officers or employees and lobbyists, certain representation by legislators prohibited, Sec. 36-25-1.5 addedPaul DeMarco12/15/2010Signed
HB12Campaign contributions, candidate seeking election to a statewide office, contributions, loans to his or her own campaign, limitedCraig Ford12/09/2010
HB9Political action committees, transfer of funds between prohibited, transfers between principal campaign committees, prohibited, exceptions, certain receipts and expenditures of campaign funds from federal candidates limited, penalties, Congressman Mike Rogers/Jeff McLaughlin Campaign Finance Transparency Act, Secs. 17-5-7, 17-5-15 am'd. (2010-21164)Allen Farley12/15/2010Signed
HB10Appropriations, pass-through appropriations, defined and prohibited, exception for valid support of agency programs, administrative and criminal penalties for violations by agencies, line-item appropriations authorized, reporting requirements, Budget Accountability ActAllen Farley12/14/2010Signed
HB7Campaign contributions and expenditures, Secretary of State required to maintain electronic database searchable by the publicJohn F. Knight Jr12/08/2010
HB8Firefighters Annuity and Benefit Fund, contributions, income tax refund check-off established, Act 2010-726, 2010 Reg. Sess. am'd.; Sec. 36-21-186 am'd.Richard J. Laird12/08/2010
HB5Campaign contributions, PAC to PAC transfers, prohibited, Sec. 17-5-15 am'd.John F. Knight Jr12/08/2010
HB6Principal campaign committees and political action committees, contributions and expenditures, reporting to Secretary of State, periodic full disclosures of sources and amounts of contributions, frequency of reporting of contributions Sec. 17-5-8 am'd.John F. Knight Jr12/08/2010
HB3Electioneering communications and paid political advertising, disclosure of source of funding required, exceptions, contributions by political committees further provided for, Secs. 17-5-2, 17-5-8, 17-5-12 am'd.John F. Knight Jr12/08/2010
HB4Elections, printed material, publication, distribution, or display of information relating to, disclosure of responsible person or entity, required, disclosure to include information by telephone, television, radio, Internet, or other electronic mass-media advertisement, Sec. 17-5-13 am'd.John F. Knight Jr12/08/2010
HB2Ethics Commission, annual appropriation to be certain amount of total General Fund BudgetSteve McMillan12/08/2010
HB1Elections, campaign contributions limited, corporations and political action committees, contributions prohibited for certain period prior to election, candidates contributions limited, PAC to PAC transfers prohibited, threshold for itemizing contributions raised, new reporting date, Political Campaign Contribution Reform Act, Secs. 17-5-3, 17-5-8 am'd.Barry Mask12/08/2010
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