2012 Alabama Senate Bills

A list of all 2012 Alabama Senate Bills. Click any bill to read the full text and get the current status.

BillTitleSponsorLast ActionSigned
SB584Greater Huntsville Rotary Foundation, tax exemptJ.T. Waggoner05/03/2012
SB585Senate, redistricting pursuant to 2010 federal census, venue for legal action challenging to be in Montgomery County Circuit Court, official maps of districts retained in Secretary of State Office and printed with Acts, use for Legislative intent, Sec. 29-1-2.3 repealed; Sec. 29-1-2.3 addedWilliam “Bill” M. Beasley05/03/2012
SB582Pell City, alcoholic beverages, sale of on SundayDel Marsh05/03/2012
SB583Blount County, Forty-First Judicial Circuit, district attorney authorized to establish pretrial diversion program; procedures, feesClay Scofield05/03/2012
SB580Education Trust Fund (ETF), transfer of certain funds to State General Fund and to provide for repayment to the ETF, Sec. 29-9-2, 29-9-3 am'dTammy Irons05/02/2012
SB581Etowah Co., court costs, Legislature authorized to provide by general or local law, prior local laws ratified, const. amend.Phillip W. Williams05/16/2012Signed
SB578Political Action Committee, regulation of contribution, criminal penalties, Secs. 17-5-3.1, 17-5-8.1, 17-5-17.1 added; Secs. 17-5-11, 17-17-35 am'dTammy Irons05/01/2012
SB579Health benefit plans, prescription drugs, specify prescription drugs and methodology to determine coverage of a drug, Sec. 10A-20-6.16, 27-21A-23 am'dGreg J. Reed05/01/2012
SB577Lake View, corp. limits alt.Gerald H. Allen05/09/2012
SB575Alabama Public Service, to regulate waste collection companies, Sec. 37-1-80.2 addedTom Whatley05/01/2012
SB576Taxation, one year income tax deduction for Medicaid providers authorized contingent upon rule change by Alabama Medicaid AgencyWilliam “Bill” M. Beasley05/08/2012
SB573Jefferson County, Indigent Care Fund, distrib. to authority created in Class 1 municipality for health care, county commission to sell Cooper Green Hospital, Act 387, 1965 Reg Sess. am'dMark Slade Blackwell05/09/2012
SB574Health, creation of health care authority in Class 1 municipality, powers, duties etc.Mark Slade Blackwell05/09/2012
SB572Marshall Co., Tennessee Valley Authority, payments in-lieu-of-taxes, distrib. to Marshall County Economic Development Office altered, Act 86-564, 1986 Reg. Sess. am'd.Clay Scofield05/10/2012Signed
SB571Third Party Prescription Program Act, not applicable to Public Education Employees' Health Insurance Plan, Sec. 34-23-116 am'd.Trip Pittman05/10/2012Signed
SB570Boats and boating, Conservation and Natural Resources Department, certificate of title required for all vessels and vessel trailers, procedure and requirements, Uniform Certificate Vessel Act adopted, Sec. 33-5-9 am'dCam Ward04/26/2012
SB568Marengo Co., judge of probate, compensation determined based on population of county as provided by general law, Amendment 609 (Section 10, Local Amendments, Marengo County, Recompiled Constitution of Alabama of 1901, as amended), am'd., const. amend.Bobby D. Singleton05/16/2012Signed
SB569Corporations, definition, authorization and regulation of a benefit corporationCam Ward04/26/2012
SB566Jefferson County, personnel board, Citizens Supervisory Commission, composition and duties, Act 248, 1945 Reg. Sess., am'dJ.T. Waggoner05/09/2012
SB567Counties, certain counties who have filed Chapter 9 bankruptcy may levy and collect certain taxes, financial advisory committee establishedJ.T. Waggoner05/08/2012
SB564Greene Co., ad valorem tax, co. comm. auth. to levy add'l., distrib. to emergency medical services, referendum, termination dateBobby D. Singleton05/09/2012Signed
SB565Jefferson County, personnel system, further provide salary and benefits for director of personnel, creation of exempt postions for any municipality or appointing authority authorized, Act 248, 1945 Reg. Sess., Act 805, 1989 Reg Sess., am'dJ.T. Waggoner05/09/2012
SB562Mobile Co., security personnel and resource officers employed by county board of education authorized to carry a firearm under certain conditionsBen H. Brooks05/09/2012
SB563Jackson Co., Tennessee Valley Authority payments in lieu of taxes, amounts to Economic Development Authority incr., amounts to muns. reduced, Act 2011-611 and Act 2011-654, 2011 Reg. Sess., repealed; Act 79-473, 1979 Reg. Sess. amended and reenactedBen H. Brooks05/09/2012Signed
SB561Crimes and offenses, trespass on a school bus in the first degree, crime created as a Class B misdemeanorCam Ward04/24/2012
SB559Reporting child abuse and neglect, all persons required to report with reasonable cause to suspect a child is being abused or neglected, Sec. 26-14-4 repealed; Sec. 26-14-3 am'dCam Ward04/24/2012
SB560Alabama Behavior Analyst Licensing Board, created to license behavior analyst and assistant behavior analysts, duties of board, qualification of licensees, reciprocity, subject to Sunset LawCam Ward04/24/2012
SB557Attorneys, certain contracts for legal services voidable, recovery of attorneys fees and expenses, Sec. 34-3-25 am'dCam Ward05/09/2012
SB558Law enforcement, written report required of accident confidential except for court order, Sec. 32-10-7Cam Ward04/24/2012
SB555County commissions, members of county commissions to serve six year terms, Sec. 11-3-1 am'dBobby D. Singleton05/01/2012
SB556Lee Co., additional circuit judge, conditioned on funding for compensation and benefits by county commission, electionTom Whatley04/24/2012
SB553Winston County, Judge of Probate, salary basis, issuance of motor vehicle license plates, const. amend.Roger Bedford, Jr.04/24/2012
SB554Nurses, certified registered nurse practitioners and certified nurse midwives, authorized to prescribe certain controlled substances, Secs. 20-2-214, 20-2-217 am'd; Secs. 20-2-250 to 20-2-259, inclusive, addedGreg J. Reed04/24/2012
SB551Elections, regulating political action committees which receives funds for voting advocacyDick Brewbaker05/09/2012
SB552Poarch Creek Indians, appointment of police officers for tribal lands, required to be certified law enforcement officersGeorge M. “Marc” Keahey05/09/2012
SB549Revenue Department, Tax Appeals Commission, established, Administrative Law Division abolished, Tax Appeals Commission Act, Secs. 40-2B-1 to 40-2B-25, inclusive, added; Secs. 40-2A-3, 40-2A-4, 40-2A-5, 40-2A-7, 40-2A-8, 40-2A-11, 40-18-27 am'd.; Sec. 40-2A-9 repealedBen H. Brooks05/16/2012
SB550Local boards of education, written reduction in force policies, consideration of certain credentials in making staff decisions, temporary interim reduction-in-force policy provided, Sec. 16-1-33 am'dDick Brewbaker04/24/2012
SB547Veterans, family educational benefits, limited to tuition only for family members granted benefits for the first time after August 1, 2012, Secs. 31-6-2, 31-6-4, 31-6-5, 31-6-6, 31-6-7, 31-6-15 am'dTrip Pittman05/09/2012
SB548Alabama Virtual Instruction Program, State Department of Education required to establish online distance learning program for K-12 studentsDel Marsh05/09/2012
SB545Jefferson County, authorizing automated traffic camera enforcementJ.T. Waggoner05/03/2012
SB546City of Vestavia Hills, motor vehicles, automated traffic infraction device, use of red light enforcement authorized, procedures, posting of informational signs, civil fines and court costs, additional court costs for record keeping by Criminal Justice Information Center, appeals, penalties for intentional tampering with deviceJ.T. Waggoner05/03/2012
SB543Attorneys practicing immigration law, required to complete continuing education courses in immigration lawJimmy Holley04/19/2012
SB544Veterans' Affairs, State Department of, veterans organizations making nominations, Gold Star Mothers, Gold Stars Wives, and the Noncommissioned Officers Association, Inc., added to nominating organizations, Sec. 31-5-3 am'd.Jimmy Holley04/19/2012
SB541Immigration law, provision barring unlawfully present alien from attending postsecondary school clarified, documentation for lawful presence, military identification authorized, business transaction procedures and citizenship and lawful presence verification, procedures modified, Secs. 31-13-3, 31-13-5, 31-13-6, 31-13-8, 31-13-9, 31-13-11, 31-13-13, 31-13-15, 31-13-19, 31-13-20, 31-13-23, 31-13-26, 31-13-28, 31-13-29, 32-6-9 am'd; Act 2011-535, 2011 Reg. Sess., am'dScott Beason05/09/2012
SB542Gulf State Park, development, submission of proposals, criteria, review by department, acceptance or rejection, proposal exempt from certain statutesJ.T. Waggoner04/19/2012
SB539Methamphetamine laboratories (meth labs), decontamination and certificate of inspection by Health Department, public disclosure of location required to be recorded on websiteGreg J. Reed04/19/2012
SB540Legislative School Performance Recognition Program, established to reward high performing public K-12 schoolsDel Marsh05/09/2012
SB537Pharmacies, disposition of unused or expired dispensed medication for destruction, Sec. 34-23-70 am'dWilliam “Bill” M. Beasley05/09/2012
SB538Beer, mead, cider, and table wine, home brewing in limited amounts by person 21 years of age or older for personal use authorized, Class B felony for violations, penalties, convicted felon prohibited from home brewing, Sec. 28-3-1 am'dBill Holtzclaw04/19/2012
SB536Lauderdale Co., Council for the Prevention of Elder Abuse, established, members, dutiesTammy Irons05/09/2012Signed
SB534City of Irondale, motor vehicles, automated traffic infraction device, use of red light enforcement authorized, procedures, posting of informational signs, civil fines and court costs, additional court costs for record keeping by Criminal Justice Information Center, appeals, penalties for intentional tampering with deviceMark Slade Blackwell05/03/2012
SB535Counties required to pay cost of services provided by Department of Forensic SciencesArthur Orr05/09/2012
SB532Deferred presentment services, bad check fee, common database, roll-over of deferred presentment transactions, violations, Secs. 5-18A-2, 5-18A-12, 5-18A-13, 5-18A-16 am'd.Phillip W. Williams04/17/2012
SB533Motor vehicles, title loan business, licensure and regulation, fees, fines, penalties, enforcement, Alabama Title Pledge ActPhillip W. Williams04/17/2012
SB530Alabama Consumer Credit Act, exemption from license fee removed for certain individuals, Sec. 5-19-22 am'dPhillip W. Williams04/17/2012
SB531Pawnshops, manufactured home titles, land deeds and real estate not pledged goods, fees increased, regulation, confiscation of property by local law enforcement, Secs. 5-19A-2, 5-19A-7, 5-19A-8, 5-19A-11, 5-19A-15, 5-19A-19 am'dPhillip W. Williams04/17/2012
SB528Victim notification, responsibility of Pardons and Parole Board to update contact information of victims of certain crimes specified, Sec. 15-22-36 am'dWilliam “Bill” M. Beasley04/17/2012
SB529Retirement, Teachers' Retirement System and Employees' Retirement System, credit for prior military service, provision disallowing credit if the person is receiving military retirement deleted, Secs. 16-25-3, 36-27-4, 36-27-49.3 am'dPhillip W. Williams04/17/2012
SB526Drug Dealer Liability Act, civil actions by family member, employer or other person injured by drug user, damages, contributory negligence principles applyScott Beason05/09/2012
SB527Alternative fuels, incentives, biodiesel, cellulosic alcohol, compressed natural gas, use of vehicles using alternative fuels promoted, Sec. 23-2-150 am'dCam Ward05/03/2012
SB524Anniston, Police and Firemen's Retirement Plan, Act 608, 1951 Reg. Sess., reenacted, now appearing as Secs. 45-8A-22.60 to 45-8A-22.96, inclusive, repealedDel Marsh05/09/2012Signed
SB525Elections, party registration required in primary elections, Secretary of State maintain voters affiliation on voter registration formCam Ward05/09/2012
SB522Elections, U. S. President, Agreement Among the States to Elect the President by National Popular Vote, compact adoptedRoger Bedford, Jr.04/17/2012
SB523Tuscaloosa Co., coroner office established, election, medical examiner office abolished, compensation set by county commission, Act 86-373, 1986 Reg. Sess. repealedGerald H. Allen05/10/2012Signed
SB520Relating to the City of Goodwater, authorizing elections to determine whether alcoholic beverage may be sold or dispensed on Sunday by properly licensed retail licensees serving the general public within the city.Arthur Orr05/09/2012Signed
SB521Education Trust Fund, Rainy Day Account within Alabama Trust Fund, repealed, prior withdrawals not replenished, Amendment 803 (Section 260.02, Recompiled Constitution of Alabama of 1901, as amended), repealedGerald O. Dial04/17/2012
SB517Foundation Program Fund, local boards of education authorized to establish local school calendar providing 180 instructional days for computation of benefits, Flexible School Calendar Act, Sec. 16-13-231 am'd.; Act 2011-235, 2011 Reg. Sess. am'd.Trip Pittman04/12/2012
SB518Sex offenders, chemical castration authorized under certain conditions, penalties for failure to complyTrip Pittman04/12/2012
SB519Taxation, ad valorem for old age pension of needy Confederate soldiers, one-third redesignated to First White House of the Confederacy for operating expense, appropriation, Sec. 40-8-3 am'dArthur Orr04/17/2012
SB515Conservation and Natural Resources Department, Advisory Board, appointment of two additional members who are commercial fisherman, nominated by Organized Seafood Association of Alabama, Inc., Sec. 9-2-14 am'd.Tom Whatley05/09/2012
SB516Forever Wild Trust Fund, if electorate fails to reauthorize, funds for trust shall be reappropriated to high schools for vocational training and to Alabama Department of Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention, const. amendTom Whatley04/12/2012
SB513Education Options Act; provides for establishment of innovative schools and school systems via flexibility contracts with State Department of Education, authorizes establishment of public charter schools as part of public education systemDick Brewbaker05/02/2012
SB514Jobs and Education Reform Act of 2012, mandatory school improvement plan for priority schools that need additional resources in academics, finance, and discipline, flexibility provided to State and local boards of education and mechanism for improving career and technical education programs provided, Chapter 6C, Title 16, Secs. 16-6C-1 to 16-6C-10, inclusive, added; Secs. 16-37-3, 16-37-4, 16-37-5, 16-37-6, 16-37-8 am'd; Secs. 16-37-8.1 to 16-37-8.4, inclusive, addedQuinton Ross04/12/2012
SB512Public School and College Authority, authorized to sell and issue additional bonds for capital improvements for public education and for training workers for industries, Education Training ActJimmy Holley05/09/2012
SB510Public records management, membership of state and local record commission altered, Secs. 41-13-20, 41-13-22 am'dTrip Pittman04/12/2012
SB511Economic Development, tax incentives for certain qualifying projects developing or expanding in state, job creation, retention component, Alabama Development Office and Finance Director to recommend to Governor to approve the project, Alabama Job Creation and Retention ActJimmy Holley05/09/2012
SB508Acupuncturists, licensure and regulations, penaltiesGerald H. Allen04/12/2012
SB509Business personal property, Revenue Department required to recalculate the composite factors forTrip Pittman05/09/2012
SB506Fair Ballot Commission created, membership and terms provided for, require Secretary of State provide explanation of measures and post on website, Alabama Informed Voter Act createdPaul Bussman04/12/2012
SB507Calhoun County, county officials, reopened to authorize certain public officials to participate and purchase credit in Employees' Retirement System, Amendment 629 (Section 7, Local Amendments, Calhoun County, Recompiled Constitution of Alabama of 1901, as amended), am'd., const. amend.Del Marsh05/09/2012
SB504Madison, ad valorem tax, increased, use for education purposes, referendumBill Holtzclaw05/09/2012Signed
SB505Child custody, parenting plan required, shared parenting time considered to be in best interest unless written findings otherwise, factors and contents, court to design plan where parties can not agreePaul Bussman04/12/2012
SB501Commercial development authorities, formation, requirement that incorporator be a natural person or qualified elector remove; Secs. 11-54-171, 11-54-173, 11-54-174, 11-54-178, 11-54-190 am'dTammy Irons05/03/2012
SB502Tax Credit, vehicles equipped with compressed natural gas (CNG)Cam Ward04/12/2012
SB503Madison Co., Tennessee Valley Authority, payments in-lieu-of-taxes increased by Sec. 40-28-2, Code of Alabama 1975, portion of increases distrib. to county legislative delegation office, Act 80-277, 1980 Reg. Sess. am'd.Arthur Orr04/12/2012
SB499Athens State University, removed from under purview of State Board of Education and State Department of Postsecondary Education, board of trustees created, powers provided, president appointment, nomination committee, police officers, Sec. 16-60-110 am'dArthur Orr05/16/2012Signed
SB500Montgomery, retirement system, mayor authorized to increase employee contribution to eight percent upon approval of the retirement board, Act 2009-473, 2009 Reg. Sess., am'dDick Brewbaker05/09/2012
SB498Insurance Department, casualty insurance companies, capital requirements required, subject to certain action level events, Secs. 27-2B-2, 27-2B-3, 27-2B-4 am'd.Mark Slade Blackwell05/08/2012
SB496Ethics law, prohibit the receipt of financial benefits relating to public officials and public employees other than a salary or expense allowance, Sec. 36-25-5Paul Sanford04/10/2012
SB497Elections, campaign finance reporting, eliminate duplicate and multiple filings, provide full month and weeks reporting periods, Sec. 17-5-8 am'dBen H. Brooks05/10/2012Signed
SB495Jackson Co., sheriff authorized to sell certain abandoned, unclaimed, or stolen property, and firearms, distribution of funds for law enforcement purposesTrip Pittman05/09/2012Signed
SB494Optometric Scholarship Awards, Board of, funds of board not to revert at end of fiscal year, Sec. 34-22-61 am'd.Greg J. Reed05/10/2012Signed
SB492Marriage dissolution education programs, participation is required for certain parties in marital dissolution actions with minor children; program requirements established, indigencyDick Brewbaker05/09/2012
SB493Right to Body Data Privacy Act, unlawful to deny rights due individual for refusal to disclose certain personal data, exceptions, civil sanctionsTrip Pittman04/10/2012
SB490Motor vehicles, security interests, older model vehicles, time before considered satisfied reduced, Sec. 32-8-64.2 am'dGerald H. Allen05/09/2012
SB491State employees, Chief Executive Officer of the Alabama State Employees Insurance Board may approve group insurance offeringsDick Brewbaker04/10/2012
SB487Chambers Co., tobacco tax, distrib., Sec. 45-9-244 am'd.Gerald O. Dial05/10/2012Signed
SB488County jail, grand jury inspections, minimum number each year required, Sec. 12-16-191 am'd.Dick Brewbaker04/10/2012
SB489State Government, audits by Examiners of Public Accounts, payment for audit by agency board, or department being audited, cost set by department, Secs. 41-5-14, 41-5-24 am'dArthur Orr04/10/2012
SB485Service animals, to be certified by trainer and service certificate provided to principal or headmaster of K-12 school before allowed on property, Sec. 21-7-4 am'd; Act 2011-578, 2011 Reg. Sess., am'dCam Ward04/05/2012
SB486Randolph Co., tobacco tax, portion distrib. for establishment of District Community Service Office, Act 2003-213, 2003 Reg. Sess. amended and reenacted; Act 2010-402, 2010 Reg. Sess. am'd.Gerald O. Dial05/10/2012Signed
SB483Insurance, Title 27, certain sections, repealedRoger Bedford, Jr.04/05/2012
SB484Insurance, Title 27, certain sections, repealedRoger Bedford, Jr.04/05/2012
SB481Insurance, Title 27, certain sections, repealedRoger Bedford, Jr.04/05/2012
SB482Insurance, Title 27, certain sections, repealedRoger Bedford, Jr.04/05/2012
SB479Insurance, Title 27, certain sections, repealedRoger Bedford, Jr.04/05/2012
SB480Insurance, Title 27, certain sections, repealedRoger Bedford, Jr.04/05/2012
SB478Beef, labeling and notice of presence of lean finely textured beef products, Public Health and Agriculture and Industries, rules, civil penaltiesGerald O. Dial04/05/2012
SB476Clay Co., tobacco tax, distrib. county legislative delegation office provided for, Secs. 45-14-244.02, 45-14-244.05 am'd.; Sec. 45-14-244.04 reenacted and addedGerald O. Dial05/10/2012Signed
SB477Environment, prohibit state, counties, etc., from developing environmental and developmental policies that would infringe on the due process of citizensGerald O. Dial05/16/2012Signed
SB474Barbour Co., sales and use tax, county commission authorized to levy additional, 1/2 cent sales tax with distribution to county general fund, penaltiesWilliam “Bill” M. Beasley04/26/2012Signed
SB475Accomplice testimony, Sec. 12-21-222 repealedGerald O. Dial04/05/2012
SB472Court reporters, professional standards of practices, firm registration, renewal and reinstatement of licenses of court reporting firms, grounds for denial, suspension or revocation of certificate or license, registration and fines, Ethics for Court Reporters ActGeorge M. “Marc” Keahey04/05/2012
SB473Barbour Co., county board of education, School Tax District No. 1, ad valorem tax, increased, distrib. for education, referendumWilliam “Bill” M. Beasley05/01/2012Signed
SB470Economic Development, tax increment district, Major 21st Century Manufacturing Zone authorized in Class 3 municipalities, development of distressed areas, tax credit required, Secs. 11-99-1, 11-99-2, 11-99-4, 11-99-5, 11-99-6, 11-99-8, 11-99-10 am'dArthur Orr05/10/2012
SB471Lauderdale County, lodging tax, distrib. of net proceeds by State Revenue Department, Act 86-441, 1986 Reg. Sess., am'dTammy Irons05/09/2012Signed
SB469Board of Adjustment, State, limitation for certain claims affected by Ex Parte Hale County Board of Education extended, Sec. 41-9-65 am'd.Del Marsh04/05/2012
SB467Manufactured homes, decal attached as evidence of ad valorem tax payment repealed, Sec. 40-12-255 am'dRusty Glover04/05/2012
SB468Housing Authorities, bonds, interest on bonds to be paid according to terms of resolution or its trust indenture or mortgage, bonds sold as determined by authority, 10 days notice required for public sale, Sec. 24-1-32 am'dRusty Glover04/05/2012
SB465Courts, Judicial Inquiry Commission and Court of Judiciary, term limit provided for, const. amend.J.T. Waggoner04/05/2012
SB466Talladega County, authorizing county commission to levy a lodging tax, exclude certain campgrounds, Act 2008-494, 2008 Reg. Sess., am'dJ.T. Waggoner04/19/2012Signed
SB463Alabama Tourism Attraction Incentive Act, established, tax incentive and capital credits authorized for certain tourism attractions, Secs. 40-9B-3, 40-18-190, 40-18-193 am'dCam Ward05/08/2012
SB464Firefighters, death or disability benefits for occupational disease for state firefighters, definition of occupational diseases expanded for municipal firefighters to include a cerebral vascular accident or stroke, Sec. 11-43-144 am'dBen H. Brooks05/16/2012
SB461Bibb Co., sheriff, deputies with 10 years service, authorized to receive badge and commission card and pistol without costCam Ward04/26/2012Signed
SB462Cullman Co., corporate limits alt.Paul Bussman05/02/2012Signed
SB459Taxation, payment of taxes through an electronic single point of filing program, no charge, Revenue Department promulgate rules, State and Local Advisory Committee createdMark Slade Blackwell04/26/2012Signed
SB460Insurance, title insurance agents, qualifications and procedures for licensing, written examination, continuing education requirements, Commissioner of Insurance promulgate rules, exceptions, Secs. 27-25-3, 27-25-4 am'd; Secs. 27-25-4.1, 27-25-4.2, 27-25-4.3, 27-25-4.4, 27-25-4.5, 27-25-4.6, 27-25-4.7, 27-25-4.8 addedCam Ward05/09/2012
SB457Court reporters, contracts for providing court reporting services, further provided forDick Brewbaker03/22/2012
SB458Highways, Bridges, and Roads, civil liability of engineer or entity constructing with state or county or municipality abated as provided by common lawDick Brewbaker03/22/2012
SB455Uniform Parentage Act, assisted reproduction, spouse of married man or woman regarding to consent to donation of sperm or eggs, Sec. 26-17-704 am'dTammy Irons05/09/2012
SB456Attorneys, license fee to be determined by the Board of Bar Commissioners, Sec. 40-12-49 am'dCam Ward05/10/2012Signed
SB454Insurance Department, required to collect information from insurance companies on homeowners insurance policies and premiums and post aggregate information on website, penalties for insurance companies not in compliance, Property Insurance Clarity ActBen H. Brooks05/09/2012
SB452Prepaid Affordable College Tuition (PACT) Program, PACT Board authorized to revise program to meet actuarial requirements, Sec. 16-33C-23 added; Secs. 16-33C-17, 16-33C-19 repealed; Secs. 16-33C-16, 16-33C-20 am'dTrip Pittman05/09/2012
SB453Motor vehicles, distinctive tags, new categories, Revenue Department application fee process, submission limited to once annually where tag lacks required commitments, Sec. 32-6-64 am'dJimmy Holley05/09/2012
SB450Labor, merger of Department of Industrial Relations and Department of Labor, Secs. 25-2-1, 25-2-2, 25-2-6, 25-2-7 am'd; Secs. 25-3-1, 25-3-2, 25-3-3, 25-5-4, 25-5-5 repealedJ.T. Waggoner05/16/2012Signed
SB451Insurance Department, adjusters, public adjusters licensed and regulated, adjustment of claims on behalf of insured party, license fees, Sec. 27-4-2 am'd.Trip Pittman03/22/2012
SB448Physical therapists, referral by physician or dentist, requirement removed, Secs. 34-24-191, 34-24-211, 34-24-217 am'd.J.T. Waggoner03/22/2012
SB449Motor vehicles, parts, components, and systems used in the conversion, reconfiguration, or maintenance, physical and mental challenges to meet the needs of owner, conversion of motor vehicle exempt from motor vehicle license fees of Chapter 6, Title 32, Sec. 40-23-4 am'dPaul Sanford04/26/2012
SB447Professions and Businesses, licensed architect, professional engineers, or professional land surveyor, liens authorized for services rendered, work not begunRusty Glover03/22/2012
SB445Alabama Boxing and Mixed Martial Arts Act, renamed as Alabama Boxing, Wrestling, and Mixed Martial Arts Act, wrestling included under regulation of Alabama Athletic Commission, Secs. 41-9-1020, 41-9-1021, 41-9-1023, 41-9-1024, 41-9-1028, 41-9-1029, 41-9-1030, 41-9-1032, 41-9-1033, 41-9-1034, 41-9-1035, 41-9-1036, 41-9-1037, 41-9-1038 am'dGerald H. Allen05/09/2012
SB446Lodging tax, clarify tax does not apply to single and multifamily dwellings, Sec. 40-26-1 am'dGerald H. Allen03/22/2012
SB443Public K-12 education, local boards of education may allow school security personnel and school resource officers to carry firearms with certain qualificationsRusty Glover03/22/2012
SB444Athlete Agents, student athletes, negotiating enrollment at specific educational institutions prohibited, criminal penalties, registration with proof of league players association required, commission authorized to issue reprimands and additional penalties, Secs. 8-26A-2, 8-26A-4, 8-26A-5, 8-26A-6, 8-26A-9, 8-26A-10, 8-26A-11, 8-26A-13, 8-26A-14, 8-26A-15, 8-26A-17, 8-26A-30 am'dGerald H. Allen05/09/2012
SB441Veterans Tag Program, Desert Shield/Desert Storm, veterans who receive National Defense Service Award are eligible for veteran tags, Sec. 32-6-350 am'dBill Holtzclaw05/08/2012
SB442Recreational park trailers, defined, construction standards, third party inspection required of manufacturer, inspection by manufacturer's association or third party inspection program, approval by State Fire MarshalRoger Bedford, Jr.05/16/2012Signed
SB439Motor Vehicles, license plates, number of years a license plate design would be valid prescribed by Commissioner of Revenue, Sec. 32-6-62 am'dArthur Orr05/09/2012Signed
SB440Fireworks, permits, fees, use of pyrotechnic device before a proximate audience, validity of city ordinances, further provided for, Secs. 8-17-210, 8-17-211, 8-17-216, 8-17-216.1, 8-17-217, 8-17-218, 8-17-219, 8-17-220, 8-17-222, 8-17-225, 8-17-226, 11-45-9.1 am'dTammy Irons03/22/2012
SB437Warranties, New Assistive Devices Warranty Act, remediesRoger Bedford, Jr.03/20/2012
SB438Abortions, ectopic pregnancies excluded from definition of "abortion" when used in Code of Alabama 1975 and the Alabama Administrative Code, certain requirements relating to probable post-fertilization age clarifiedJ.T. Waggoner05/09/2012
SB436Community Development, additional class of community development district, established, incorporation and powers of districts, Secs. 35-8B-1, 35-8B2, 35-8B-3 am'dDel Marsh05/09/2012
SB434Fleet Management, Office of, created in Department of Transportation, Fleet manager, cost efficient acquisition, allocation, and maintenance of state owned motor vehicles and facilities, Secs. 41-17-1 to 41-17-9, inclusive, repealedCam Ward03/20/2012
SB435Psychology, practice further defined, unauthorized practice further regulated, definitions altered, confidential communications privileged, membership of Board of Examiners altered, continuing education; license renewal, proof of citizenship or legal status required for applicants for licensure, temporary licenses, emergency disaster licenses, reciprocal licensing, fine and penalty for unauthorized practice, civil procedure for enjoining unauthorized practice, certain fees increased, examinations of applicants, disciplinary evidence required by clear and convincing evidence, judicial review of board's orders, complaints of alleged misconduct, Secs. 34-26-1, 34-26-2, 34-26-21, 34-26-22, 34-26-40, 34-26-41, 34-26-42, 34-26-43, 34-26-43.1, 34-26-44, 34-26-45, 34-26-46, 34-26-47 am'dCam Ward05/09/2012
SB432State Employees' Health Insurance Plan, certain persons serving in legislative, judicial, or executive branch authorized to participate under certain conditions, Sec. 36-29-16 am'd.Cam Ward03/20/2012
SB433Dental services, certain health insurance policies and health maintenance organizations plans, setting fees for services not covered by the plan, prohibitedPaul Bussman03/20/2012
SB430Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Speaker of the House, and President Pro tempore of the Senate, authorized to designate an individual to represent him or her on committees, boards, commissions or agenciesDel Marsh05/09/2012
SB431Public School and College Authority, bonds, issuance of $1,070,585,022 billion for capital improvements for schools, colleges, other institutions, state agencies, and job training, revenue appropriated and pledged from utility gross receipts and service tax and sales and use tax with certain conditions, refunding bonds authorized, tax exemption provided from all state taxes and provision for federal income tax exemption, distribution formula provided, Education Facilities Excellence ActPaul Bussman03/20/2012
SB428Domestic violence, standards for perpetrator counseling programs further defined, Sec. 30-7-6 am'dTammy Irons05/09/2012
SB429Coroners, dead bodies, removal from property, coroner and law enforcement, fire, rescue and other agencies, modification to property necessary for removal, exemption from civil liabilityTammy Irons03/20/2012
SB426Taxation, penalty removed for persons who fail to file income tax return when there is no tax due, Sec. 40-2A-11 am'dTammy Irons05/08/2012Signed
SB427Elder abuse, financial institutions, officer, trustee, or employee of financial institutions may report financial exploitation of the elderly.Tammy Irons03/20/2012
SB424Class 1 municipalities (Birmingham), racing commission, appointment of members by county legislative delegation, all members to vote, chairs to call meeting, Secs. 11-65-2, 11-65-5 am'd.J.T. Waggoner05/09/2012
SB425Limited liability companies, certain owners not liable for non-income taxes solely based on partnership classification, and to express intent, Secs. 10A-5-3.02, 40-29-72 am'd.Tammy Irons03/20/2012
SB422Elections, absentee voter, identification at time of application required, Secs. 17-10-1, 17-10-2 am'dJ.T. Waggoner03/15/2012
SB423Absentee ballots, duplicated language deleted, Sec. 17-9-51 repealedJ.T. Waggoner03/15/2012
SB420Insurance, residential roofing contract cancellation prior to midnight of 5th business day, exceptionsPaul Bussman05/09/2012
SB421Civil procedure, immunity from civil liability for a graduate of an accredited medical schoolJ.T. Waggoner03/15/2012
SB418Attorney General, state litigation, contingency fee contracts with private attorneys, regulated, Transparency in Private Attorney Contracts Act, Sec. 41-16-72 am'dCam Ward03/15/2012
SB419Criminal cases, appeals, bail upon issuance of writ of error, procedures for, Sec. 12-22-222 repealedGerald O. Dial03/15/2012
SB416Crimes and Offenses, prisoners, prohibition against use of social networksCam Ward03/15/2012
SB417Schools, students taught at home by either private tutor or under church school law may participate in public K-12 extracurricular activities, Tim Tebow ActCam Ward05/09/2012
SB414Alabama Trust Fund, unrealized capital gains, oil and gas capital payments received during fiscal year, excluded from the calculation, clarified, realized gains from a public exchange traded equity asset, purchased and sold in same fiscal year, calculation method established, Amendment 666 (Section 219.04, Recompiled Constitution of Alabama of 1901, as amended), am'd., const. amend.Hank Sanders03/15/2012
SB415Marshall Co., district attorney, appointment of investigators pursuant to Act 87-531, Act 87-531, 1987 Reg. Sess. repealedClay Scofield04/17/2012Signed
SB412Kyle Grady Act, possession and self-administration of auto-injectable epinephrine by students permitted, Sec. 16-1-39 am'dCam Ward05/10/2012
SB413Health care, licensed physician or health care provider, allowed to refuse to perform unnecessary medical services or services that could harm patient, Right to Professional Medical Judgment ActTammy Irons03/15/2012
SB410Fire Protection, Alabama Association of Rescue Squads, voluntary contributions from amounts due on automobile and boat fire insuranceGerald O. Dial03/15/2012
SB411Limestone Co., Tennessee Valley Authority, additional payments in-lieu-of-taxes, distrib. further provided for, Act 79-501, 1979 Reg. Sess. am'd. (2010-20886)Arthur Orr04/19/2012
SB408Indian Affairs Commission, Kawita Creeks in Russell County recognized, one member from tribe appointed to commission, Sec. 41-9-708 am'd.William “Bill” M. Beasley03/15/2012
SB409County commission, forestry operations, use of roads, regulation by, procedures, Sec. 23-1-80.1 addedTom Whatley04/19/2012Signed
SB406Penny Trust Fund (PTF), Comptroller authorized to transmit funds from PTF to State Board of Education, Secs. 41-15A-2, 41-15A-6 am'dGeorge M. “Marc” Keahey05/09/2012
SB407Motor vehicles, salvage vehicles, to provide that a certificate of title may be issued for a motorcycle where the frame was obtained from a junk vehicle, Act 2011-633, 2011 Reg. Sess., am'd; Sec. 32-8-87 am'd.Tom Whatley05/09/2012Signed
SB404Appropriation from Alabama Indian Children's Scholarship Fund in State Treasury to the Alabama Indian Affairs Commission to process and distribute educational scholarshipsWilliam “Bill” M. Beasley03/15/2012
SB405Drivers' licenses, veterans, eligible veteran to receive veteran's driver license, Sec. 32-6-1.2 addedGeorge M. “Marc” Keahey05/08/2012
SB402Colleges and Universities, new construction of building containing classrooms and dorm rooms at 2-year and 4-year institutions of higher education required to have Alabama Building Commission approved safe placeGerald H. Allen03/15/2012
SB403Probation and parole, supervision fee raised, requirement that employer submit by fifth of month eliminated, Sec. 15-22-2 am'dPhillip W. Williams05/03/2012
SB400Tax abatement incentives provided for properties damaged by tornados or storm that are disqualified, Sec. 40-9B-13 am'd; Act 2011-709, 2011 Reg. Sess., am'dGerald H. Allen04/26/2012
SB401Motor vehicles, handicapped parking placards and parking space signs, local authorities authorized to authorize disabled persons to issue tickets, sign designating handicapped parking space not required to include amount of fine, Sec.32-6-233.1 am'dTammy Irons05/03/2012
SB398Joint filers, relief in certain circumstances of joint filers who are jointly and severally liable for return, Sec. 40-18-27 am'dPaul Sanford05/10/2012Signed
SB399Teachers' Retirement System and Employees' Retirement System, reopened for purchase of prior service credit for employment with U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm Service AgencyGerald O. Dial03/15/2012
SB396Appropriations, supplemental appropriations for fiscal year ending September 30, 2012, from various funds to various state agencies, departments, boards, etc., certain appropriations to Corrections Department reduced, certain unexpended line-item appropriations deletedArthur Orr05/16/2012Signed
SB397Children, day care providers, leaving child unattended in a motor vehicle unless supervised by person of certain age prohibited, penalties determined by first, second, or subsequent conviction and whether child is injured or fatally injured, Amiyah White Unattended Children in Motor Vehicle Safety ActTammy Irons05/10/2012
SB394Schools, tornado damage from April 22, 2011, tornados, supplemental appropriation from fiscal year 2011-2012 for catastrophic damage for designated schools subject to certain conditionsGerald H. Allen03/15/2012
SB395Alabama Trust Fund, unrealized capital gains, oil and gas capital payments received during fiscal year, excluded from the calculation, clarified, realized gains from a public exchange traded equity asset, purchased and sold in same fiscal year, calculation method established, Amendment 666 (Section 219.04, Recompiled Constitution of Alabama of 1901, as amended), am'd., const. amend.Hank Sanders03/15/2012
SB392Death penalty repealed, Secs. 13A-5-39, 13A-5-43, 13A-5-44, 15-18-100 am'd; Secs. 13A-5-45 to 13A-5-53, inclusive, 13A-5-55, 13A-5-59, 15-18-80 to 15-18-86, inclusive, repealedHank Sanders03/15/2012
SB393Taxation, exempt certain military personnel from income tax, Jason Barfield ActTammy IronsMissingSigned
SB391Pharmacist, prescription drugs, dispensing in nursing homes using automated pharmacy system, supervision by off-site pharmacist, further regulation by State Board of Health, Sec. 34-23-74 am'dJ.T. Waggoner05/09/2012
SB389Lien, contractor must obtain judicial decree before the filing of a lien, Sec. 35-11-210 am'dQuinton Ross03/15/2012
SB390Hospitals and emergency medical services, statewide trauma system and council, council amended, coordination of pre-hospital and hospital care, regulated by Health Department and other systems and other health services for other illnesses, Secs. 22-11D-1 to 22-11D-9, inclusive, am'd; Sec. 22-11D-10 addedJimmy Holley03/15/2012
SB387State 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.Gerald O. Dial03/01/2012
SB388Retirement, Teachers (TRS) and State Employees (ERS), new defined benefit plan for persons entering TRS and ERS on or after January 1, 2013; contributions, minimum retirement ages, and benefits provided, Secs. 16-25-1, 16-25-3, 16-25-11.1, 16-25-14, 16-25-21, 36-26-36.1, 36-27-1, 36-27-4, 36-27-16, 36-27-24, 36-27-59 am'dGerald H. Allen05/08/2012Signed
SB384Real property, state, county, municipality, and any other governmental entity appraisal obtained, purchase price must not be more than appraisalWilliam “Bill” M. Beasley04/19/2012
SB385Baldwin Co., economic development, counties and municipalities authorized to purchase, sell, or lease property, appraisal required prior to transaction, Amendment 750 (Section 5, Baldwin County, Local Amendments, Recompiled Constitution of Alabama of 1901, as amended), am'd., const. amend.Trip Pittman03/01/2012
SB386Criminal sentences, modification of sentencing standard effective after submission unless rejected, truth-in-sentencing standards to be submitted to Legislature, sentencing standards made presumptive subject to modification for certain mitigating and aggravating circumstances, Secs. 12-25-3, 12-25-32, 12-25-34, 12-25-36 am'd. (2012-20412)Cam Ward05/10/2012Signed
SB382Alabama Construction Recruitment Institute, subject to Alabama Sunset Law, construction craft industry fees, continued collection of provided, Sec. 7 of Act 2009-561, 2009 Reg. Sess., amended to delete expiration; Sec. 7 of Act 2010-220, 2010 Reg. Sess., repealedCam Ward05/03/2012Signed
SB383Pharmacies, records, audit, minimum and uniform standards established, procedures, appeals, Pharmacy Audit Integrity ActWilliam “Bill” M. Beasley05/02/2012Signed
SB380Marshall Co., abolishing office of constable.Clay Scofield04/05/2012Signed
SB381Pretrial Diversion Programs, district attorneys throughout the state without local act authorized to establish discretionary pretrial diversion programs, basic operating standards provided for, fees distrib., database of pretrial diversion offender by Office of Prosecution Services, requiredTammy Irons05/09/2012
SB378Jackson County, county officers, vacancies, special election, Amendment No. 846 (Section 1.50, Jackson Co., Local Constitutional Amendment, Recompiled Constitution of Alabama of 1901, as amended), const. amend, repealedJimmy Holley04/12/2012Signed
SB379Beverages, labels, obscuring, removing, or rendering illegible information on labels, prohibited, storing or transporting any beverage product with label that is obscured, removed, or illegible, prohibited, penalties, Secs. 20-1-5, 20-1-27 am'd.Mark Slade Blackwell05/10/2012Signed
SB376State employees, sick leave, donations and accumulation for retirement purposes, further provided for, Secs. 16-1-18.1, 36-26-35.2, 36-26-36, 36-26-36.2 am'd. (2012-20448)Del Marsh05/08/2012Signed
SB377Sheriffs, certain additional minimum qualificationsJimmy Holley05/16/2012
SB374Antifreeze and engine coolant, addition of bittering agent (denatonium benzoate) required, exceptionsCam Ward05/09/2012
SB375Insurance, Alabama Life and Disability Insurance Guaranty Association scope and purpose, specify limits for certain policies, to conform Alabama law to model law, Secs. 27-44-2, 27-44-3, 27-44-5, 27-44-8, 27-44-9, 27-44-11, 27-44-18 am'dTammy Irons05/09/2012
SB373Municipality, Mayor/Council form of government, council meetings, cancellation for lack of quorum, procedures, Sec. 11-43-50 am'dScott Beason04/26/2012
SB371PACT Program, transfer of funds designated to Budget Stabilization Fund to PACT program in those years where program is unable to meet financial obligations, authorized, legislative intent re, Secs. 16-33C-16, 29-9-4 am'dRoger Bedford, Jr.02/28/2012
SB372Local constitutional amendments, subject to statewide referendum, requirement for number of dissenting votes in the Legislature increased, Amendment 555 (Section 284.01, Recompiled Constitution of Alabama of 1901, as amended), am'd., const. amend.Roger Bedford, Jr.05/09/2012
SB369Severance tax on minerals, distribution for roads in counties and municipalities, except Franklin Co. distributed to Franklin County Development Authority for exclusive use, Sec. 40-13-58 am'd.Roger Bedford, Jr.05/08/2012
SB370Minors, veterans honorably discharged under the age of 19 may enter into contract for purchase of a motor vehicle, Sec. 26-1-1 am'dRoger Bedford, Jr.05/09/2012Signed
SB367Paddlefish (spoonbill), Conservation and Natural Resources Department, commercial paddlefish dealer license, fees, reciprocity, penalties, Sec. 9-11-153 am'dJ.T. Waggoner05/10/2012Signed
SB368Income tax credit for qualified research and development expenses for financial institutions and businesses, including owners of pass-through businesses, authorized, Secs. 40-18-280, 40-18-281 added; Sec. 40-16-8 am'd.Cam Ward02/23/2012
SB366Auburn University, board of trustees, selection process revised, Amendment 670, Constitution of Alabama of 1901, repealed, const. amend.J.T. WaggonerMissing
SB364Alabama Uniform Environmental Covenants Act, exempt underground and aboveground storage tanks storing motor fuel from requirements of, Sec. 35-19-2 am'dWilliam “Bill” M. Beasley05/09/2012
SB365Alabama School Flexibility Act of 2012, established to allow local board of education to apply for programmatic or budgetary flexibility from state law and State Board of Education rulesWilliam “Bill” M. Beasley05/09/2012
SB362Mobile Co., county commission, composition, referendumBen H. Brooks04/03/2012
SB363Corporations, share exchange transactions, requirements, Sec. 10A-2-11.02 am'dRodger Smitherman05/16/2012Signed
SB359Conservation and Natural Resources Department, whitetail deer, hunting season extendedGreg J. Reed05/09/2012
SB360Higher education, National Guard classified as residents for purposes of in-state tuition, Sec. 16-64-2 am'd.Del Marsh05/03/2012
SB361School Board Governance Improvement Act, to require public affirmation of board members to certain principles of educational governance, to require training and continuing education of city and county boards of education, Secs. 16-8-1, 16-11-2 am'dDick Brewbaker05/09/2012
SB357Baldwin Co., police jurisdiction and planning, zoning, and other land use jurisdiction, not to extend outside corp. limits, const. amend.Trip Pittman02/23/2012
SB358Farm wineries, licensing, fees, distribution, and sale of wine, Secs. 28-3-1, 28-7-13, 28-7-18 am'dGerald O. Dial05/09/2012
SB355Trapping of fur-bearing animals, licensing, use of plastic tags on traps and the requirement that the license number of the owner of a trap be contained on any tag, deleted, Sec. 9-11-59 am'd.Tom Whatley05/09/2012
SB356Digital Crime Act, computer crimes, cyberstalking, electronic harassment, phishing, data fraud, and computer tampering, criminal penalties, jurisdiction for prosecution, forfeiture of equipment, Secs. 13A-8-100, 13A-8-101, 13A-8-102, 13A-8-103 repealedCam Ward05/09/2012
SB353Controlled substances, crime of possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute, created, penaltiesBill Holtzclaw05/09/2012
SB354Montgomery Co., judge of probate, recording fee, use for improvement of record system, distrib. to Judge of Probate Fund, Act 591, 1965 Reg. Sess. repealedDick Brewbaker05/03/2012
SB351Code of Alabama 1975, Acts of 2010 First Special Session and 2011 Regular Session as contained in 2011 supplements and replacement volumes, codified with certain corrections, local laws of certain counties codified, duties of Secretary of State, Secs. 17-14-70, 22-9A-13 am'dJimmy Holley05/09/2012
SB352Cottage food production operations, baked goods, exempt from obtaining food service permit from health department, labeling of baked goods, jams and jellies, herbsRusty Glover05/09/2012
SB350Pharmacies and Pharmacists, pharmacy services defined and Board of Pharmacy authorized to provide for pharmacy services permit, Sec. 34-23-1, 34-23-30 am'dTammy Irons05/09/2012Signed
SB348Alabama Foreign-Country Money Judgments Recognition Act, to provide a statutory method whereby Alabama courts legally recognize foreign judgmentsTammy Irons05/10/2012Signed
SB349Veterans' Affairs, State Department of, college scholarships for dependants of veterans, benefits available only during certain periods of service, exception for education program commenced by certain date, Sec. 31-6-11 am'd.Bill Holtzclaw05/09/2012
SB346Conservation and Natural Resources Department, whitetail deer, may be hunted over bait under certain conditions, Sec. 9-11-244 am'd.Greg J. Reed05/09/2012
SB347Mortgages, Alabama Residential Mortgage Satisfaction Act, provides for timely payoff statements and timely recording of mortgage satisfaction, Secs. 35-10-26, 35-10-30 am'dWilliam “Bill” M. Beasley04/26/2012Signed
SB344Methamphetamines, further regulation of the sale of ephedrine and pseudoephedrine products, licensed pharmacies solely authorized to sell, criminal penalties enhanced, membership of Alabama Drug Abuse Task Force revised, Alabama Criminal Justice Information Center to create an electronic drug offender tracking system, Secs. 13A-12-260, 20-2-190 am'd; Sec. 20-2-190.2 addedCam Ward05/09/2012
SB345Elections, corruption of, acceptance or solicitation of contributions from illegal activity, crime established, penalties, Sec. 13A-10-64 addedCam Ward02/21/2012
SB343Forestry Commission, administrative rules, violations pertaining to conduct of persons on land designated as state forest, penalties, Sec. 9-3-9 am'd.William “Bill” M. Beasley05/09/2012
SB341Consumers and Consumer Protection, debt collection or agencies, verify telephone number with telephone carrier of person owing the uncollected debt before contact, remediesRusty Glover02/21/2012
SB342Trespass, no duty to certain persons who trespass, Sec 6-5-345 addedPhillip W. Williams05/01/2012Signed
SB339Highway Authority, issuance of $650 million in revenue bonds for highways, roads, and bridges, Public Road and Bridge Construction Council created, duties to Transportation DepartmentCam Ward04/19/2012
SB340Assistant to a physician, Chiropractor, Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner, authorized to refer person to licensed physical therapist for treatment, Secs. 34-21-85, 34-24-122, 34-24-292 am'd.Mark Slade Blackwell05/09/2012
SB338TJ Atchison Spinal Cord Injury Research Act, Spinal Cord Injury Research Program, established, members, operations, duties, Department of Public Safety impose fines to fund programGeorge M. “Marc” Keahey04/26/2012
SB336Fire protection sprinkler systems, State Fire Marshal authorized to issue permits for installation, Secs. 34-33-1, 34-33-2, 34-33-3, 34-33-4, 34-33-5 am'd.Greg J. Reed04/26/2012
SB337Disorderly conduct, definition revised, carrying a pistol in a vehicle without a pistol permit, authorized, discretion of sheriff in concealed pistol licensing eliminated under certain conditions, certain provisions of concealed pistol licensing revised, Secs. 13A-11-7, 13A-11-73, 13A-11-74, 13A-11-75 am'd.; Secs. 13A-11-52, 13A-11-59 repealedPaul Sanford05/09/2012
SB334Administrative Procedure Act, Public Service Commission, submission of adopted rules to Legislative Reference Service, requirement deleted, Sec. 41-22-7 am'dTammy Irons05/09/2012
SB335Health, abortion coverage by exchange participating health plans, State of Alabama opts out of authorizing, health insurance coverage for elective abortions, prohibited, exceptionsGreg J. Reed02/16/2012
SB332Retirement Systems of Alabama, employees retired from Employees', Teachers', or Judicial Retirement Systems, earnings cap upon return to work for a participating employer, Secs. 12-18-10, 16-25-26, 29-4-5, 29-4-6, 36-27-8.2 am'dArthur Orr05/09/2012
SB333Corporate income tax, taxpayer who is part of unitary business, taxable income to include any amounts in excess of federal domestic production activities deduction, Revenue Commissioner authorized to require additional information in alternative reporting format, Secs. 40-2A-17, 40-18-1, 40-18-34 am'd.Tammy Irons05/09/2012
SB330Retirement Sytems of Alabama, contributions to Employees' and Teachers' Retirement System, overtime compensation, included in earning compensation for retirement, Secs. 16-25-1, 36-27-1 am'dTammy Irons02/16/2012
SB331Firearms and ammunition in motor vehicles, certain persons and entities prohibited from establishing policies against persons transporting or storing firearms or ammunition in motor vehicles under certain conditions, civil actions authorized for certain violations, limited immunity for certain injuries.Trip Pittman05/09/2012
SB329Food stamps and welfare, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), persons with felony drug conviction, federal law provisions making ineligible, provision for persons to be eligible under certain conditionsTammy Irons05/09/2012
SB327Contracts, state or any political subdivision, use of Davis-Bacon wage provision, prohibitedMark Slade Blackwell05/09/2012
SB328Municipalities, mayors, vacancies, procedures for filling in municipalities with population of 12,000 or more inhabitants, Sec. 11-44G-2, Code of Alabama 1975, not to apply, Sec. 11-44G-2 am'd.Gerald H. Allen04/12/2012
SB325Physicians, licensed to practice medicine, who volunteers services with local Strategic Weapon and Assault Team (SWAT), immunity from civil liabilityPaul Bussman05/09/2012
SB326Volunteer fire departments or rescue squads, state, counties, municipalities, donation of property, disposal after donation further provided for, Sec. 9-3-18 am'd.Tammy Irons05/09/2012
SB323Licenses and licensing, Social Security number for license renewal repealed, Sec. 30-3-194 am'dPaul Bussman05/09/2012
SB324Good Samaritan Law, licensed social worker, counselor, psychologist granted civil immunity for rendering aid in an emergency, Act 2011-579, 2011 Reg. Sess., am'd; Sec. 6-5-332 am'dPaul Bussman05/09/2012
SB321Motor Vehicle, distinctive license tag, fees, portion deposited in Penny Trust Fund deposited in Senior Services Trust Fund, Sec. 32-6-68 am'dJimmy Holley04/19/2012
SB322Severance tax on sand, gravel, etc., Revenue Department to provide county commissions with information regarding levy, collection, and distribution, audits authorized, civil penalties, counties authorized to collect, Secs. 40-13-53, 40-13-55, 40-13-56, 40-13-57, 40-13-58, 40-13-61 am'dGerald H. Allen05/09/2012
SB319University of South Alabama, president authorized to employ police officers, dutiesRusty Glover05/09/2012
SB320Pardons and Paroles Board, lesser penalty for parole revocations not based on commission of new crime, Sec. 15-22-32 am'd.Cam Ward02/14/2012
SB317Election, expenses of county reimbursement by the state, specified, Election Expense Reimbursement Committee, makeup and functions altered, Secs. 17-16-2, 17-16-2.1 am'd; Act 2011-147, 2011 Reg. Sess., am'dTrip Pittman05/09/2012
SB318Education budget, appropriations for the support, maintenance, and development of public educationDel Marsh05/16/2012Signed
SB315Motor fuel, rebates or discounts which make selling price below cost to wholesaler or retailer, prohibition repealed, Sec. 8-22-10 repealedGerald O. Dial05/09/2012
SB316Sales and use tax, vitamins, minerals, supplements sold or prescribed by physicians and other health care providers, exemption clarified, Sec. 40-9-27 am'dMark Slade Blackwell05/16/2012
SB313Alabama National Guard, disciplinary authority and procedures revised, new model military code similar to federal Uniform Code of Military Justice, Secs. 31-2-92 to 31-2-98, inclusive, 31-2-101, 31-2-103, 31-2-127 repealedGerald H. Allen05/03/2012Signed
SB314Midwives, State Board of Midwifery, established, licensure and regulation, penalties, Secs. 34-19-11 to 34-19-19, inclusive, added; Sec. 22-9A-7 am'd; Secs. 34-19-2 to 34-19-10, inclusive, repealedPaul Bussman05/09/2012
SB311Transportation Department, director authorized to appoint assistant counsel subject to State Merit System, Sec. 23-1-26 am'd.Cam Ward05/09/2012
SB312Revenue Department, agents advising boards of equalization regarding valuing property may not fix values for assessment of property, Secs. 40-2-11, 40-3-16 am'd.Tammy Irons02/14/2012
SB309Insulin, insulin syringes, and related items to treat diabetes, exempt from state, county, and municipal sales and use tax, retroactive applications under certain conditionsGerald O. Dial05/09/2012
SB310Home invasion, crimes established, penalties, unlawful entry of occupied home to use force or violence or commit robbery, Alabama Home Invasion Act of 2012Ben H. Brooks05/08/2012
SB307Public Works, Fair and Open Competition in Governmental Construction Act, establish, public agencies prohibited from entering contracts and making certain awards, certain terms prohibited in certain documents, certain persons prohibited from placing certain terms in certain documents, exemptionsCam Ward05/09/2012
SB308Secured Transactions, Uniform Commercial Code, Secs. 7-9A-102, 7-9A-105, 7-9A-307, 7-9A-311, 7-9A-316, 7-9A-317, 7-9A-326, 7-9A-406, 7-9A-408, 7-9A-502, 7-9A-503, 7-9A-507, 7-9A-515, 7-9A-516, 7-9A-518, 7-9A-607 am'd; Secs. 7-9A-802 to 7-9A-809, inclusive, addedCam Ward05/09/2012
SB305Ethics, define the term de minimis, Sec. 36-25-1 am'd; Act 2010-764, 2010 First Sp. Sess., am'dCam Ward05/09/2012
SB306Tourism, limit the liability of an agritourism professional under certain circumstancesGerald H. Allen02/14/2012
SB303Tuskegee University, appropriationTrip Pittman05/10/2012Signed
SB304Annual sales tax holiday, sales and use tax exemption, certain energy efficient products included, Sec. 40-23-210 am'd.Cam Ward02/14/2012
SB301Income tax, credit provided for qualifying educational expenses of students enrolled in nonpublic private and church schoolsGerald H. Allen02/14/2012
SB302Crime of Looting, established, penalties, violation would be Class C felonyCam Ward04/12/2012
SB299Security for Alabama Funds Enhancement (SAFE) Act, qualified public depository, definition to include a National Credit Union Share Insurance Fund, Sec. 41-14A-2 am'd.Bill Holtzclaw02/16/2012
SB300Unemployment compensation, compensable week further defined, Sec. 25-4-73 am'dCam Ward05/01/2012Signed
SB297Municipalities, incorporations after June 13, 2007, validated if any procedures irregular, Sec. 11-41-8 am'd.J.T. Waggoner05/08/2012Signed
SB298Motor vehicles, abandoned, includes an order to remove a motor vehicle by law enforcement officers if the driver is arrested or injured, or otherwise needs moving, Secs. 32-13-1, 32-13-2 am'dJimmy Holley04/17/2012Signed
SB295Legislature, basic compensation for members, median annual household income in Alabama, legislators submit signed vouchers for reimbursement, proposed const, amend.Cam Ward05/09/2012
SB296DeKalb Co., requirement for referendum to approve repealed, Amendment 845 (Section 1.50, DeKalb County, Local Amendments, Recompiled Constitution of Alabama of 1901, as amended), repealed, const. amend.Cam Ward03/15/2012
SB293Talladega College, appropriationTrip Pittman05/10/2012Signed
SB294Alcoholic beverages, beer, container size authorized, Sec. 28-3A-23 am'd.Paul Sanford05/10/2012Signed
SB291Taxation, Sales, Use, and Lease Tax Simplification Task Force, established, members, dutiesGreg J. Reed02/09/2012
SB292Lyman Ward Military Academy, appropriationTrip Pittman05/10/2012Signed
SB289Drivers' licenses, suspension based on drug convictions, certain drug offenses deleted from law, certification of act by Governor to U. S. Department of Transportation, Sec. 13A-12-291 am'd.Gerald H. Allen02/09/2012
SB290Economic Development, entertain industry incentives, qualifed production project, qualified expenditure available for rebate or exemption increased, Sec. 41-7A-43, 41-7A-48, am'd; Act 2011-695, 2011 Reg. Sess., am'dGerald O. Dial02/09/2012
SB287Teachers' Retirement System, Board of Control, membership altered, Sec. 16-25-19 am'dGerald H. Allen02/09/2012
SB288Elections, write-in candidates, procedure for counting write-in votes, Sec. 17-6-28 am'd.Gerald H. Allen05/09/2012
SB285Retirement, benefits for state law enforcement officers (state police), overtime pay and subsistance allowance included in earnable compensation for retirement purposes, Secs. 36-21-4, 36-27-1 am'd.J.T. Waggoner02/09/2012
SB286Counties and municipalities issuing business licenses required to obtain certain information and electronically transmit to Revenue Department to be cross checked with sales tax records to verify payment of sales taxTammy Irons02/09/2012
SB283Health benefit plans, group insurance, coverage of autism spectrum disorder to age eight under certain conditions, Secs. 10A-20-6.16, 27-21A-23 am'dCam Ward05/01/2012Signed
SB284Timber and forest products, crime of willful removal of timber and other forest products by deception, Class A misdemeanor, Sec. 9-13-60 am'd.J.T. Waggoner05/09/2012
SB281Alabama Insurance Underwriting Association, Coastal Area defined, credit for insurance writings in Coastal Area, Sec. 27-1-24 am'd.Ben H. Brooks02/09/2012
SB282State funds, investment of, expanding types of investments eligible for state depositories; Sec. 41-14-30 am'dBen H. Brooks04/10/2012Signed
SB279Motor vehicles, guest statute, repealed, relating to motor vehicles and limiting liability for the injury or death of a guest under certain conditions, Sec. 32-1-2 repealedPaul Bussman02/09/2012Signed
SB280Vital Records, State Registrar authorized to issue Certificate of Foreign Birth without judicial proceedings if certain criteria are satisfied, Karina's Law, Sec. 22-9A-11.1 addedGerald H. Allen04/03/2012
SB277Taxes, notice of age related tax exemption to be mailed to each taxpayer before the 64th date of birthJ.T. Waggoner02/09/2012
SB278National Guard, State Defense Force, further provided for as augmentation force, Adjutant General authorized to adopt rules, Sec. 31-2-8 am'dGerald H. Allen05/16/2012Signed
SB276Health Care Sharing Ministries Freedom to Share Act, program for matching of health care and financial needs, disclaimers required, program not subject to Insurance Department regulationsJ.T. Waggoner05/09/2012
SB274Impersonation of another by electronic means, crime established, definition, penaltiesTammy Irons05/08/2012
SB275Work release programs, inmate earnings, forfeiture required when inmate escapes from work release, Secs. 14-8-6, 14-8-37 am'd.Tammy Irons05/09/2012
SB273Motor vehicles, distinctive license tags, veterans, Purple Heart and Medal of Honor recipients and former prisoners of war, and surviving spouses, additional tags without payment of license tax or registration fee, including ad valorem tax, authorized, Sec. 32-6-250 am'd.Tammy Irons05/09/2012
SB271Economic Development, tax incentives for certain qualifying projects developing or expanding in state, job creation, retention component, Alabama Development Office and Finance Director to recommend to Governor to approve the project, Alabama Job Creation and Retention ActCam Ward02/09/2012
SB272State Personnel Board, adoption of tax deferred annuity and deferred compensation programs for participating employees, Sec. 36-26-14 am'dGerald H. Allen04/19/2012Signed
SB269Sexual misconduct with a child less than 12 years old, established, penaltiesCam Ward02/09/2012
SB270Family law, covenant marriage, requirement when parties choose to enter into, requirements upon dissolution, Alabama Covenant Marriage ActGerald H. Allen05/09/2012
SB267Dallas Co., alcoholic beverages, Sunday sales authorized under certain conditions, referendumHank Sanders04/26/2012Signed
SB268Sodomy in the second degree, defendant guilty of offense only if defendant is two years older than victim, Sec. 13A-6-64 am'd.Cam Ward02/09/2012
SB265Retirement, benefits for state law enforcement officers (state police), overtime pay and subsistance allowance included in earnable compensation for retirement purposes, Secs. 36-21-4, 36-27-1 am'd.Tammy Irons02/09/2012
SB266Criminal defendants, youthful offender status, persons charged with a crime involving intentional serious physical injury or death, hearings, notification to witness, evidentiary hearing re allegations and injuries Sec. 15-19-1 am'd.Jimmy Holley05/10/2012
SB264Civil actions, obesity or weight gain, suits prohibited, limited exceptions, Commonsense Consumption ActGerald H. Allen02/09/2012
SB262Elder Abuse, Interagency Council for the Prevention of, established, members, duties, subject to Sunset Law, reports to Governor, and Legislature, Elder Abuse Prevention ActTammy Irons05/16/2012Signed
SB263Contract Review Permanent Legislative Oversight Committee, emergency contracts treatment, Secs. 29-2-41.1, 41-16-72 am'd.; Act 2011-577, 2011 Reg. Sess. am'd.Tammy Irons05/16/2012
SB260Businesses, employers, and certain subcontractors, use of E-Verify, ALVerify, or the E-Verify employment agent service, driver's license, or identification card to verify immigration status and employment eligibility authorized, business transaction changed to license transaction, renewing certain licenses, proof of citizenship not required; use of valid military id to verify citizenship authorized, Act 2011-535, 2011 Reg. Sess. am'd.; Secs. 31-13-9, 31-13-15, 31-13-29 am'd.Paul Sanford05/09/2012
SB261Motor vehicles, motorcycles, Class M motorcycle license including restricted license to operate a motor-driven cycle, issuance by Public Safety Department, knowledge test required under certain conditions, Secs. 32-5A-240, 32-12-22 am'd.J.T. Waggoner03/01/2012
SB259Sales tax, estimated payments, average monthly tax liability threshold increased, Sec. 40-23-7 am'd.J.T. Waggoner05/03/2012
SB257Public schools, grades K to 12, classroom supplies, appropriation out of Education Trust Fund, State Superintendent of Education to promulgate rules reCam Ward05/09/2012
SB258Health Care Compact established, consent of U. S. Congress secured for return of authority to member states to regulate health care, Interstate Advisory Health Care Commission established, membership, duties, terms, fundingCam Ward05/09/2012
SB255Conservation and Natural Resources Department, hunting and fishing licenses, Alabama National Guard active members, license not required if proof of status shown, Sec. 9-11-35.2 addedTammy Irons02/08/2012
SB256Judicial offices, maximum age for election or appointment to judicial office increased to 75 years, Section 6.16 (Section 155, Recompiled Constitution of Alabama of 1901, as amended), am'd., const. amend.Tammy Irons05/09/2012
SB252Income tax deductions, carry forward capital loss for three years, Sec. 40-18-15 am'd.Arthur Orr05/09/2012
SB253Electronic Security Board of Licensure, alarm installers and locksmiths, inspections of unlicensed operations, licensure dates, criminal and civil enforcement, exclude motor vehicle locks and business selling locks, exemption of counties with population of 30,000 or less repealed, Secs. 34-1A-1, 34-1A-3, 34-1A-5, 34-1A-6, 34-1A-7 am'd.; Sec. 34-1A-10 repealedCam Ward02/08/2012
SB254Health benefit plans, infertility, coverage for treatment, Secs. 10A-20-6.16, 27-21A-23 am'dTom Whatley02/08/2012
SB251Trusts, Principal and Income Act, Uniform Law, amend to update, distribution of trusts further provided for, Sec. 19-3A-409, 19-3A-505 am'd; Sec. 19-3A-607 addedCam Ward05/09/2012
SB249Health care providers, certain health insurers, health maintenance organizations, statewide claim-dispute-resolution program established, Health Department to administerTom Whatley02/08/2012
SB250Motor vehicles, Insurance, discount for seniors (55 and over) who complete motor vehicle accident prevention course, Sec 27-13-121 am'dWilliam “Bill” M. Beasley05/09/2012
SB247Income tax credit for qualified research and development expenses for financial institutions and businesses, including owners of pass-through businesses, authorized, Secs. 40-18-280, 40-18-281 added; Sec. 40-16-8 am'd.J.T. Waggoner02/08/2012
SB248Energy and Residential Codes Board, membership increased, Sec. 41-23-82 am'd.Tom Whatley02/08/2012
SB245Public School and College Authorities, change baseline date, increase average salary, allow schools affected by closure of bases to receive proceeds from the authority, Secs. 16-16A-2, 16-16A-7, 16-16A-8 am'dArthur Orr05/09/2012
SB246Courts, grand juries, court reporter to record and transcribe testimonyArthur Orr02/08/2012
SB243Legislature, compensation, may not be increased during term of office, two-thirds or greater recorded vote by House and Senate on proposed bills increasing compensation, required, Section 68 (Section 68, Recompiled Constitution of Alabama of 1901, as amended), am'd., const. amend.Bill Holtzclaw05/09/2012
SB244National Guard, active military service, compensation for injury or death, coverage under State Employees Injury Compensation Fund, Sec.36-29A-1 am'd; Sec. 31-2-85 repealed. (2012-20142)Bill Holtzclaw05/03/2012Signed
SB241Alabama Rural Ministry, exempt from state, county, and municipal sales and use taxTom Whatley02/08/2012
SB242Retirement, Deferred Retirement Option Plan, members in DROP authorized to voluntarily leave service without forfeiting portion of DROP account constituting retirement allowance, interest, or member contributions, Act 2011-27, 2011 Reg. Sess. am'd.; Secs. 16-25-150, 36-27-170 am'd.Tom Whatley05/09/2012
SB239Funerals, disrupting, crime further provided for, distance of protest from property line of funeral facility further provided for, Sec. 13A-11-17 am'd.Gerald O. Dial05/02/2012
SB240Juvenile court, jurisdiction relating to adoption, visitation, custody, child support, and spousal support, retention of jurisdiction and concurrent jurisdiction in certain circumstances, Secs. 12-15-115, 12-15-117, 38-10-7 am'd.Gerald O. Dial05/09/2012
SB236Counties, planning commissions, subdivisions in extraterritorial jurisdiction of municipal planning commission, regulated under certain conditions, agreements with municipalities authorized, plats, approval by county engineer further provided for, Secs. 11-52-1, 11-52-30, 11-52-31, 11-52-32, 11-52-33 am'd.; Secs. 11-24-5, 11-52-36 repealedPaul Sanford05/01/2012Signed
SB237Alcoholic beverages, wine, bottle opened on premises of licensee, recorking or resealing, patron may transport in vehicle, not considered an open container, Sec. 28-3A-20.1 addedPaul Sanford05/09/2012
SB238Economic Development, certain developed companies, Alabama Development Office may exempt certain applicant receiving Small Business Innovative Research grant from certain qualifications, Sec. 40-14B-3 am'dPaul Sanford05/09/2012
SB234County or municipality, authorities, lease of property to United States, powers of authority expanded, expenditure of funds to promote federal facilities authorized, Sec.11-101A-8 am'dPaul Sanford03/01/2012
SB235Home invasion, crimes established, penalties, Alabama Home Invasion Act of 2012Ben H. Brooks02/07/2012
SB233Uniform Interstate Depositions and Discovery Act, allows litigants to depose individuals and conduct discovery in a state other than the trial stateBen H. Brooks04/26/2012
SB231Property insurers, commercial and residential, disclosure of discounts for construction or improvements to property to withstand windstorm damageBen H. Brooks05/09/2012
SB232Property insurance, hurricane deductible only applied on damages from named hurricane or tropical storm, certain personal lines insurance policies to offer voluntary buy-back provision, penaltiesBen H. Brooks02/07/2012
SB229Homeowners insurance, rate filings and related actuarial information for homeowners property insurance coverage in Alabama are public record, review available in office of Insurance Commissioner and via Insurance Department Internet website, exceptions regarding confidential informationBen H. Brooks05/09/2012
SB230Homeowners insurance, counties contiguous to Mobile Bay and Gulf of Mexico, credits against insurance premium taxes for private property carriers who write coverage in Zones 1, 2, 3, and 4, geographic areas covered by Alabama Insurance Underwriting AssociationBen H. Brooks05/08/2012Signed
SB227Catastrophe savings account, established, to cover insurance deductibles and other uninsured portions of risks of loss to owners of residential property owners from windstorm events, income tax deduction for deposits made to accountBen H. Brooks05/09/2012Signed
SB228Homeowners insurance, carriers required to disclose actual costs of each item of coverage in annual renewal policy package, both as cost per $1,000 coverage and actual cost of each item of coverage, Homeowner's Insurance Cost Transparency ActBen H. Brooks02/07/2012
SB225Property, crimes of falsely removing an instrument from recording and falsely filing instruments against public official, penalties, transfer of proceedings for removal to circuit court, Sec. 13A-9-12 am'd.J.T. Waggoner02/07/2012
SB226Board of Physical Therapy, impaired professional wellness committee and program created; executive director appointment, licensing in lieu of registration of physical therapists assistants, Secs. 34-24-191, 34-24-193, 34-24-194, 34-24-195, 34-24-210, 34-24-211, 34-24-212, 34-24-213, 34-24-217 am'dJ.T. Waggoner04/12/2012
SB223Physical therapists, referral by physician or dentist, requirement removed, Secs. 34-24-191, 34-24-217 am'd.Bill Holtzclaw02/07/2012
SB224Campaign statements and reports, filing procedures for candidates in Municipal Election where municipality lies in more than one county, file in county where city hall is located, Sec. 17-5-9 am'dArthur Orr04/26/2012
SB222Administrative Procedure Act, rules affecting small business, small business economic impact and regulatory flexibility analysis required under certain conditions, agencies to review rules every five years for effect on small businesses, Secs. 41-22-5.1, 41-22-5.2 addedBill Holtzclaw05/09/2012
SB220Class action lawsuits filed in Alabama, plan for undistributed funds to be distributed to Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Department if class members cannot be located, or if distribution to class is not economically feasible, or if class members do not make a claim to the class funds (2012-20467)Gerald O. Dial04/19/2012
SB221Limestone County (39th Judicial Circuit), pretrial diversion program, district attorney authorized to establishArthur Orr02/07/2012
SB218Property, sale for tax delinquents, excess funds to owner of property, includes holder of records, Sec.40-10-28 am'dMark Slade Blackwell02/07/2012
SB219Motor carrier transportation contracts, contracts by motor carriers and entities shipping may not limit liability for each party for their own negligence, exception, Sec. 37-3-23.1 addedGerald O. Dial02/07/2012
SB216Deed recording, judge of probate, person must present proof of actual purchase price, Sec. 40-22-1 am'd (2012-20320)Tammy Irons05/16/2012Signed
SB217Alabama Economic Development Trust Fund, established, funded by two percent administrative fee from bonds issued by the state, state agencies, or authorities for economic development purposesCam Ward02/07/2012
SB214Employees' Retirement System, Teachers' Retirement System, or Judicial Retirement Fund, certain active or retired members, forfeiture of employer-paid portion and interest thereon of retirement benefits upon conviction of certain felony offenses, immunity from civil or criminal liability for retirement systems officers and employees for certain actions takenCam Ward02/07/2012
SB215Retirement, DROP reestablished, exceptions, Secs. 16-25-150, 36-27-170 am'd; Act 2011-27, 2011 Reg. Sess. am'dTammy Irons02/07/2012
SB212Immigration, legal status and/or proof of citizenship, valid documents for voter registration, same documents applicable for business transaction, military identification added as valid document, Act 2011-535, 2011 Reg. Sess. am'd.; Sec. 31-13-28 am'd.Paul Sanford02/07/2012
SB213Employees' Retirement System, Teachers' Retirement System, or Judicial Retirement Fund, certain active or retired members, forfeiture of employer-paid portion and interest thereon of retirement benefits upon conviction of certain felony offenses, immunity from civil or criminal liability for retirement systems officers and employees for certain actions taken (2012-20156)Arthur Orr05/09/2012Signed
SB211Immigration, legal status and/or proof of citizenship, valid documents for voter registration, same documents applicable for business transaction, military identification added as valid document, Act 2011-535, 2011 Reg. Sess. am'd.; Sec. 31-13-29 am'd.Trip Pittman05/09/2012
SB209Alabama Prisoner Litigation Reform Act established, Montgomery County Circuit Court exclusive jurisdiction for all prisoners action, court guidelines established (2012-20522)Arthur Orr05/08/2012
SB210Insurance Department, required to collect information from insurance companies on homeowners insurance policies and premiums by counties and zip code and post aggregate information on website, penalties for insurance companies not in compliance, Property Insurance Clarity ActDel Marsh05/08/2012Signed
SB206Alabama Liquefied Petroleum Gas Board, posting of rules, posting of bond by administrator request deleted, board authorized to issue nontraffic citations for transportation violations, provides further for Class A and Class F permits and general and automobile liability insurance, Secs. 9-17-101, 9-17-103, 9-17-104, 9-17-105, 9-17-106, 9-17-107, 9-17-109, 9-17-121, 9-17-122, 40-17-161, 40-17-164 am'dJimmy Holley05/09/2012
SB207Marijuana (sic), synthetic cannabinoid, certain additional chemical compounds prohibited, Sec. 13A-12-214.1 am'd.William “Bill” M. Beasley02/07/2012
SB208Controlled substances, Schedule I, cathinone compounds, synthetic cannabinoid, controlled analog substances, included and subject to regulation and penalties, penalties for trafficking in controlled analog substances, Sec. 13A-12-214.1, 13A-12-231, 20-2-23, am'd (2012-20047)Cam Ward04/26/2012Signed
SB205Municipal public housing authorities in certain Class 3 municipalities, purchase of real property authorized only for public housing purposes after notice to certain surrounding property owners, power of eminent domain removed, Secs. 24-1-28 am'd.Arthur Orr05/09/2012Signed
SB203Professional licensing boards, new members, training required by Examiners of Public Accounts DepartmentJ.T. Waggoner03/08/2012
SB204Legislature, compensation, expense allowance authorized by Act 2007-75, legislator may refuse, funds distributed to local boards of education of legislator for school suppliesTrip Pittman05/09/2012
SB202Teachers, educational support personnel, and other certified educational employees and student teachers, professional liability insurance, Education Department and Finance Department to purchase or provide by July 1, 2013, rules authorized, Teacher and Education Employee Protection ActScott Beason02/07/2012
SB200Ethics, lobbyists required to report any item excluded from definition of thing of value whatever the actual cost, Sec. 36-25-19 am'd.Phillip W. Williams05/09/2012
SB201Elections, board of registrars, prohibited time of registering any person as a qualified elector extended from 10 to 14 days prior to election, probate judge required to print voter list within 10 days of an election, Sec. 17-3-50, 17-4-2 am'd.Phillip W. Williams05/09/2012
SB198Health, smoking prohibited in places of employment, public places and private clubs, outdoor areas, exceptions, responsibilities of Health Department and State Board of Health, penalties, Smoke-free Air Act, Secs. 22-15A-1 to 22-15A-10, inclusive, repealedTammy Irons05/09/2012
SB199Public schools, grades 9-12, textbooks and instructional materials, Education Department to provide in electronic format to each student as feasibleCam Ward02/07/2012
SB197Health, smoking prohibited in places of employment, public places and private clubs, outdoor areas, exceptions, responsibilities of Health Department and State Board of Health, penalties, Smoke-free Air Act, const. amend., Secs. 22-15A-1 to 22-15A-10, inclusive, repealedTammy Irons02/07/2012
SB195Businesses, employers, and certain subcontractors, use of E-Verify, ALVerify, or the E-Verify employment agent service, driver's license, or identification card to verify immigration status and employment eligibility authorized, business transaction changed to license transaction, renewing certain licenses, proof of citizenship not required; use of valid military id to verify citizenship authorized, Act 2011-535, 2011 Reg. Sess. am'd.; Secs. 31-13-9, 31-13-15, 31-13-29 am'd.Paul Sanford02/08/2012
SB196Medicaid programs, ensuring appropriate access to medicines for premature infants, created, Medicaid program required to develop and implement policies to streamline process for access to covered drug for premature infants.Gerald O. Dial04/26/2012
SB194Perry Co., sheriff, compensation, Legislature authorized to fix, regulate, and alter, const. amend.Bobby D. Singleton04/05/2012Signed
SB192Traffic stops, racial profiling by law enforcement officers, prohibited, written policies, forms for statistics, and reports to Attorney General required, provision for complaintsRodger Smitherman04/19/2012
SB193Education Trust Fund Rolling Reserve Act, annual appropriations, restricted based on prior year receipts, Act 2011-3, 2011 Reg. Sess., repealedRodger Smitherman02/07/2012
SB190Administrative Procedure Act, rules, Governor to approve new rules before they are certified, withdrawal by agency proposing, Chair of Joint Committee on Administrative Regulation Review auth. to approve, Secs. 41-22-6, 41-22-7, 41-22-23 am'd; Sec. 41-22-23.1 added (2012-20352)Jimmy Holley05/16/2012
SB191School bus drivers, physical examination, successful completion required, Lieutenant Dexter Holcomb Act, Sec. 16-27-4.1 addedDel Marsh05/08/2012
SB189University of Montevallo, use of nonfederally granted lands for benefit of university, Sec. 16-54-17 am'dCam Ward05/09/2012
SB187Franklin Co., ad valorem tax, tax sales, redemption, duties regarding redemption transferred from judge of probate to revenue commissionerRoger Bedford, Jr.04/17/2012Signed
SB188St. Clair Co., pretrial diversion program, distrib. of fees further provided for, Act 2009-649, 2009 Reg. Sess. am'd.Del Marsh05/09/2012
SB185Taxation, gas and oil tax, proceeds of four cent excise tax on gasoline and oil distributed to counties to be used for vegetation management, Sec.40-17-224 am'dRoger Bedford, Jr.04/03/2012
SB186Ethics, further defining "thing of value", allowing gifts to teachers, Sec. 36-25-1 am'dCam Ward02/07/2012
SB183Ethics, further defining "thing of value", allowing gifts to teachers, Sec. 36-25-1 am'dGeorge M. “Marc” Keahey02/07/2012
SB184Ephedrine, pseudoephedrine, and phenylpropanolamine, State Board of Health required to classify as controlled substances, exemptions, removed from list of precursor chemicals maintained by State Board of Pharmacy, Secs. 20-2-20, 20-2-181 am'd.Tammy Irons02/07/2012
SB181Motor vehicles, Insurance, discount for seniors (55 and over) who complete motor vehicle accident prevention course, Sec 27-13-121 am'dMark Slade Blackwell02/07/2012
SB182Department of Corrections, correctional officers carrying firearms when supervising inmates on work squads outside of secured facilityTammy Irons02/07/2012
SB180Public Safety Department, Blue Alert System, established, director to oversee, duties to department, director, and law enforcement agencies, notification when suspect wanted for injuring law enforcement officer or if officer is missingCam Ward04/03/2012Signed
SB178Alabama Department of Environmental Management, civil immunity to water suppliers who are in compliance or receive an exemption from ADEM, Sec. 22-23-35.1 addedCam Ward02/07/2012
SB179Security transfer of securities and security accounts, Sec. 8-6-140 am'dMark Slade Blackwell05/01/2012Signed
SB176Funerals, disrupting, crime further provided for, distance of protest from property line of funeral facility further provided for, Sec. 13A-11-17 am'd.Cam Ward05/09/2012
SB177Real Property, tax sales delinquent ad valorem tax, excess amounts paid to rightful owners, Sec. 40-10-28 am'dCam Ward05/09/2012
SB175Cockfighting, penalties increased, presence at cockfights, penalties, confiscation procedures, fines, terms defined, reporting procedures, Secs. 13A-12-4.1, 13A-12-4.2 added; Sec. 13A-12-4 am'd.Cam Ward05/09/2012
SB173Alabama Peace Officers Hall of Fame, board membership, qualifications, terms, diversity, selection of chair altered each two years, Sec. 41-9-870 am'd.Jimmy Holley05/08/2012Signed
SB174Department of Labor, Child Labor Division, terms clarified, public display of Child Labor Certificate, adult establishment defined and employment of children at limited; civil penalties provided, role of department further provided for, Secs. 25-8-32.1, 25-8-33, 25-8-38, 25-8-44, 25-8-52, 25-8-59, 25-8-60 am'dJimmy Holley04/19/2012Signed
SB172Motor vehicles, motorcycles, distinctive license plates authorized, applications to be separate from passenger car applications, number to be based on Quantity Class 2, Sec. 32-6-64 am'd.Jimmy Holley03/01/2012
SB170Motor vehicles, distinctive license tags, Legion of Valor member authorized to receive license tag without cost, Secs. 32-6-250, 32-6-251 am'd.Cam Ward05/09/2012
SB171Immigration, legal status and/or proof of citizenship, verification of eligibility to enter into business transactions with state or political subdivision, Uniformed Services Privilege and Identification card authorized, Act 2011-535, 2011 Reg. Sess. am'd.; Sec. 31-13-29 am'd.Jimmy Holley02/07/2012
SB169Telephone service, basic telephone service, defined to be consistent with federal regulation and include cell phone service, etc., obligation to provide service removed, exception for certain time, Secs. 37-2A-2, 37-2A-8 am'dCam Ward02/07/2012
SB166Coal severance privilege or license tax, restored to $.135 per ton severance tax, and providing for the distribution of tax proceedsRoger Bedford, Jr.02/07/2012
SB167Data processing centers locating in Alabama, certain ad valorem tax and construction related transaction tax abatements authorized, requirements, Data Processing Center Economic Incentive Enhancement Act, Secs. 40-9B-3, 40-9B-4, 40-18-193 am'd.Cam Ward02/07/2012
SB168Motor vehicles, distinctive license tags, license taxes and registration fees, retired U. S. Armed Forces and retired reservists exempt under certain conditions, Sec. 40-12-244 am'd.Jimmy Holley02/23/2012
SB165Automobile clubs, licensure by Insurance Department, limited liability companies authorized to be licensed, Sec. 27-39-3 am'd.Gerald O. Dial02/07/2012
SB163Veterans, additional tax credits for previously unemployed veterans who became employed or began a business, "Heroes for Hire " ActCam Ward05/09/2012
SB164Insurance, domestic insurers, investments of, prohibited activities with certain exceptions, financial institutions authorized in the state in lieu of assets, except deposits for outside of state, removing or concealing assets or records, prohibited, using custodial arrangements for holding securities, prohibited, investment activities further regulated, Secs. 27-27-26, 27-27-29, 27-41-5, 27-41-27 am'dClay Scofield05/08/2012Signed
SB161Human trafficking, penalties enhanced for subsequent convictions, sex offenders required to disclose Internet service providers, additional fines authorized for persons convicted of human trafficking, Act 2011-640, 2011 Reg. Sess., am'd; Secs. 13A-6-152, 13A-6-153, 15-20A-7 am'dTammy Irons04/19/2012
SB162Motor vehicle dealers, authorized to use cell phone number on applications with Department of RevenueTom Whatley05/09/2012
SB159Education Trust Funds, repeal Education Trust Fund Rolling Reserve Act, reenact Education Trust Fund Proration Account, Sec. 40-1-32.1 reenacted; Act 2011-3, 2011 Reg. Sess., repealedTammy Irons02/07/2012
SB160University of South Alabama, board of trustees, authorized to participate in meetings by telephone or video conference under certain conditionsBen H. Brooks04/24/2012Signed
SB157Elections, political contributions, limited to certain amount per election that the candidate's name is on the ballot, Sec. 17-5-8 am'd; Act 2011-697, 2011 Reg. Sess., am'dTammy Irons02/07/2012
SB158Small Business and Job Creation Fund, established, funded with annual transfer from Alabama Trust Fund for three years, exceptions, administration of fund by Alabama Development Office, const. amend.Tammy Irons02/07/2012
SB155Corporations prohibited from contributing to a political action committee, Sec. 10A-21-1.02 am'dTammy Irons02/07/2012
SB156Contracts, Preference given to in-state bidder on certain public works contractsTammy Irons02/07/2012
SB153Taxation, income tax credit for purchase and installation of irrigation systems, water wells and reservoirs by agricultural entitiesWilliam “Bill” M. Beasley04/24/2012
SB154State employees and education employees, patent proceeds to be shared with state agency or education institution, distrib. of proceeds to State General Fund or Education Trust FundArthur Orr02/07/2012
SB152Public assistance, fraud in obtaining, crime established, penalties, theft of services, knowledge requirement deleted, Sec. 13A-8-10 am'd.Cam Ward04/05/2012
SB149Elections, campaign finance reports include occupation and name of the employer of the contributor, Sec. 17-5-8 am'dArthur Orr05/09/2012
SB150Transportation Infrastructure Bank, established, members, powers, duties, terms, sources for capitalization, liability of bank, procedures for issuance of loansand financial assistance for qualified projects, annual report to Governor and Legislature, audit, Transportation Infrastructure Bank ActGerald H. Allen03/08/2012
SB151Motor vehicles, driving under the influence, fourth conviction, mandatory minimum jail time increased, prior convictions, five-year limitation deleted and convictions from other states included, driving without a license from conviction, penalty for fourth offense, penalty increased, Secs. 32-5A-191, 32-6-19 am'd.; Act 2011-613, 2011 Reg. Sess.; Act 2011-621, 2011 Reg. Sess. am'd.Arthur Orr05/09/2012
SB147Alabama Trust Fund, unrealized capital gains, oil and gas capital payments received during fiscal year, excluded from the calculation, clarified, realized gains from a public exchange traded equity asset, purchased and sold in same fiscal year, calculation method established, Amendment 666 (Section 219.04, Recompiled Constitution of Alabama of 1901, as amended), am'd., const. amend.Trip Pittman05/16/2012Signed
SB148Criminal surveillance, enhanced criminal penalties for surveillance for purpose of sexual arousal or gratification, crime of aggravated criminal surveillance createdArthur Orr04/19/2012Signed
SB146Legislative immunity, constitutional provision regarding privilege from arrest, eliminated, Section 56, Constitution of Alabama of 1901, (Section 56, Recompiled Constitution of Alabama of 1901, as amended), am'd., const. amend.Arthur Orr05/09/2012
SB144Motor vehicles, text messaging or operating a handheld wireless telecommunication device while operating a motor vehicle on public street, road, or highway prohibited, penalties, law enforcement agencies to report statistical information to Public Safety DepartmentCam Ward05/09/2012
SB145State, county, or municipal building, road, bridge, project, or program may not be named for an individual currently serving in an elected officeArthur Orr05/09/2012
SB142Occupational tax, levy by county or municipality, prohibited, const. amend.Arthur Orr05/09/2012
SB143Supplemental appropriations from Education Trust Fund to Education Department for teachers certified by National Board of Professional Teaching StandardsGerald H. Allen04/24/2012Signed
SB140Immigration law, provision barring unlawfully present aliens from attending a public postsecondary school clarified, crime of criminal harboring of unlawfully present alien modified to exclude rentals to aliens, crime of conspiracy to transport alien eliminated, bail for certain detained aliens allowed under certain circumstances, collection of information related to attempts to register to vote by noncitizens required, admissibility of certain evidence regarding determinations of alien status, clarified, Act 2011-535, 2011 Reg. Sess., am'd; Secs. 31-13-8, 31-13-10, 31-13-11, 31-13-13, 31-13-18, 31-13-19, 31-13-26, 31-13-28, 31-13-29, 32-6-9 am'd; Secs. 31-13-5, 31-13-6, 31-13-27 repealedGerald O. Dial02/07/2012
SB141Montgomery Co., judge of probate, recording fee, use for improvement of record system, distrib. to Judge of Probate Fund, Act 591, 1965 Reg. Sess. repealedDick Brewbaker02/23/2012
SB138Private judges, authorized to appoint for circuit and district courts, qualifications, compensationCam Ward04/26/2012Signed
SB139Highways, Bridges, and Roads, civil liability of person or entity constructing with state or subdivision of state abated as provided by common lawClay Scofield04/17/2012Signed
SB136Certain prefabricated storm shelters excluded from provisions of Title 24, Code of Alabama 1975, surety bond by manufacturers of prefabricated storm shelters requiredGerald H. Allen04/17/2012Signed
SB137Unemployment compensation, fraudulent misrepresentation claims, 3-year disqualification and overpayment paid in cash, federal and state income intercepts used to satisfy overpayment deemed cash payments, interest on unpaid overpayment balances, Sec. 25-4-145 am'd.Gerald H. Allen02/07/2012
SB134Alabama Fire College, an institution of postsecondary education under the supervision and control of the Alabama Firefighters' Personnel Standards and Education Commission, clarified, membership revised, duties, Joint Legislative Oversight Committee established, Secs. 36-32-1, 36-32-2, 36-32-3, 36-32-5 am'd; Sec. 36-32-13 added.Gerald H. Allen04/10/2012Signed
SB135Court Reporting, Board of, members, compensation eliminated, requirement for annual report to Governor and Secretary of State eliminated, written knowledge exam, entities that may administer added, education requirements changed, grandfathering deadline added, temporary license further provided for, certain fees authorized, Secs. 34-8B-4, 34-8B-5, 34-8B-10, 34-8B-14, 34-8B-15, 34-8B-17 am'd.George M. “Marc” Keahey05/16/2012Signed
SB133Elections, election officers, Legislature by local law authorized to appoint alternate election officers, Sec. 17-8-1 am'd.Linda Coleman-Madison03/20/2012Signed
SB131Boilers and Pressure Vessels, Board of, continued until October 1, 2016, pursuant to Sunset LawPaul Bussman03/22/2012Signed
SB132Dental Examiners, Board of, continued pursuant to Sunset Law until October 1, 2013Paul Bussman03/22/2012Signed
SB129Board of Funeral Service, continued until October 1, 2016, pursuant to Sunset LawPaul Bussman03/22/2012Signed
SB130Examiners of Assisted Living Administrators, Board of, continued until October 1, 2016, pursuant to Sunset LawPaul Bussman03/22/2012Signed
SB128Real Estate Commission, continued until October 1, 2016, pursuant to Sunset Law.Paul Bussman03/22/2012Signed
SB126Respiratory Therapy Board, continued until October 1, 2016, pursuant to Sunset Law.Paul Bussman03/22/2012Signed
SB127Securities Commission, continued until October 1, 2016, pursuant to Sunset LawPaul Bussman03/22/2012Signed
SB124Court Reporting, Board of continued until October 1, 2016, pursuant to Sunset LawPaul Bussman03/22/2012Signed
SB125Social Work Examiners, Board of, continued until October 1, 2016, pursuant to Sunset Law.Paul Bussman03/22/2012Signed
SB122ABC Board, continued until October 1, 2016, pursuant to Sunset LawPaul Bussman03/22/2012Signed
SB123Public Accountancy Board, continued until October 1, 2016, pursuant to Sunset LawPaul Bussman03/22/2012Signed
SB121Liquefied Petroleum Gas Board, continued pursuant to Sunset Law until October 1, 2016Paul Bussman03/22/2012Signed
SB120Examiners in Counseling, Board of, continued until October 1, 2016, pursuant to sunset law, with modification to provide for appointment of board members from congressional districts. Secs. 34-8A-4, 34-8A-6 am'd. (2012-20411)Paul Bussman03/22/2012Signed
SB119Examiners of Mine Personnel, continued pursuant to Sunset Law until October 1, 2016, with modification to allow board to charge reasonable fee for examination, Sec. 25-9-10 am'dPaul Bussman03/22/2012Signed
SB117Department of Insurance, continued until October 1, 2014, pursuant to Sunset LawPaul Bussman03/22/2012Signed
SB118Examiners in Psychology, Board of, continued until October 1, 2016, pursuant to Sunset LawPaul Bussman03/22/2012Signed
SB115Alabama Board of Electrical Contractors, continued, applicants for licensure be United States citizens or legally present in US, Sec. 34-36-7 am'd (2012-20361)Paul Bussman03/22/2012Signed
SB116Board of Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Contractors, continued until October 1, 2016, pursuant to Sunset LawPaul Bussman03/22/2012Signed
SB113Commercial Mobile Radio Service Board, continued until October 1, 2014, pursuant to Sunset LawPaul Bussman03/22/2012Signed
SB114Plumbers and Gas Fitters Examining Board, continued until October 1, 2016, pursuant to Sunset LawPaul Bussman03/22/2012Signed
SB112Pilotage Commission, continued until October 1, 2016, pursuant to Sunset Law.Paul Bussman03/22/2012Signed
SB110Auctioneers, State Board of, continued until October 1, 2016, pursuant to the Sunset law, with modification to clarify the period for the renewal of a license, Sec. 34-4-21Paul Bussman03/22/2012Signed
SB111Public Service Commission, continued until October 1, 2013, pursuant to Sunset lawPaul Bussman03/22/2012Signed
SB108Cosmetology, Board of continued pursuant to Sunset Law until October 1, 2013.Paul Bussman03/22/2012Signed
SB109Real Estate Appraiser Bd, continued until October 1, 2016 pursuant to Sunset law with modification to delete private reprimand, Sec. 34-27A-20 am'dPaul Bussman03/22/2012Signed
SB106Insurance Department, insurance producers licensure further provided for, require licensees notification of changes in addresses, Secs. 27-7-1, 27-7-5, 27-7-14.1, 27-7-17, 27-7-37, 27-8A-1, 27-8A-6 am'd; 27-7-4.4, 27-22A-1 to 27-22A-7, inclusive, added; 27-7-20, 27-7-21 repealedMark Slade Blackwell05/09/2012
SB107Electronic Security Board of Licensure, sunset law, continued until October 1, 2016 with modification to authorize board to stagger licensing, Sec. 34-1A-5 am'dPaul Bussman04/03/2012Signed
SB104Class 1 municipality (Birmingham), mayor-council form of government, time to take office, statements of candidacy, Act 452, 1955 Reg. Sess. am'd; Act 507, 1969 Reg. Sess. repealedLinda Coleman-Madison04/17/2012Signed
SB105Health care providers authorized to decline to perform services that violate their consciences, exceptions, Health Care Rights of Conscience ActCam Ward05/09/2012
SB102Birmingham, board of education, members, when assume office, Lewis Spratt Act amended, Act 2001-224, 2001 Reg. Sess. am'd.Linda Coleman-Madison04/17/2012Signed
SB103Class 1 municipalities (Birmingham), municipal elections, reenactment with minor modification, Act 302, 1915 repealedLinda Coleman-Madison04/17/2012Signed
SB100Civil actions, obesity or weight gain, suits prohibited, limited exceptions, Commonsense Consumption ActGerald H. Allen02/07/2012
SB101Corrections Department, inmates prohibited from possessing mobile telephones, wireless communication devices, visitors, giving or selling device to inmate, prohibited, search and confiscation provisions, notice, contracts for detection, penaltiesGerald H. Allen05/10/2012Signed
SB98Firearms, accessories, and ammunition manufactured in this state, under Commerce Clause of U. S. Constitution exempt from federal regulation, Firearms Freedom ActGerald H. Allen02/07/2012
SB99Food nutrition labeling, restaurants and vending machines, regulation reserved to the Legislature, not to affect certain federal regulationsGerald H. Allen02/07/2012
SB96Abortion, physician guidelines prior to administering an abortion-inducing drug, civil and criminal penalties, Abortion-Inducing Drug Safety ActGerald H. Allen05/09/2012
SB97Absentee ballots, illegal absentee voting, penalty increased, Sec. 17-17-24 am'd.Gerald H. Allen05/09/2012
SB94Rules of the road, bicyclists, right hand turn, bicyclists authorized to use right arm and hand extended horizontally, Sec. 32-5A-263 am'd.Gerald H. Allen04/17/2012Signed
SB95Motor vehicles, overtaking and passing bicycles, must maintain safe distance of at least three feet from bicycle, definition of safe distance, Sec. 32-5A-82 am'd.Gerald H. Allen02/07/2012
SB92Health, Hemophilia and bleeding disorders, pharmacy, insurance requirements, von Willebrand's screening, Public Health to administer, Hemophilia Standards of Care ActCam Ward02/07/2012
SB93Boards and Profession, redefine the term attest, add new sections regarding privity statute of limitations, venue, and expert witnesses relating to accountants, Sec. 34-1-2 am'd; Secs. 34-1-23 to 34-1-26, inclusive, addedCam Ward02/07/2012
SB90Colbert Co., pretrial diversion program, eligibility for participation, offenses further provided for, fees, Secs. 45-17-81.12, 45-17-81.17 am'd.Tammy Irons03/06/2012Signed
SB91Law enforcement or corrections officers, crime of disarming, established, penaltyTammy Irons05/08/2012Signed
SB88Alabama Fire College, an institution of postsecondary education under the supervision and control of the Alabama Firefighters' Personnel Standards and Education Commission, clarified, membership revised, duties, Joint Legislative Oversight Committee established, Secs. 36-32-1, 36-32-2, 36-32-3, 36-32-5 am'd; Sec. 36-32-13 added.Gerald H. Allen02/07/2012
SB89Lifespan Respite Resource Network, established, Alabama Respite Coalition, establishedCam Ward05/09/2012Signed
SB86Alabama Veterinary Medical Foundation for the Spay-Neuter Program, income tax refund check-off for voluntary contribution to, duties to Revenue DepartmentCam Ward05/02/2012Signed
SB87Court Reporting, Board of, members, compensation eliminated, requirement for annual report to Governor and Secretary of State eliminated, written knowledge exam, entities that may administer added, education requirements changed, grandfathering deadline added, temporary license further provided for, certain fees authorized, Secs. 34-8B-4, 34-8B-5, 34-8B-10, 34-8B-14, 34-8B-15, 34-8B-17 am'd.George M. “Marc” Keahey02/07/2012
SB85Electrical contractors, licensed by county or municipality, authorized to work in any county or municipality in the state, Sec. 34-36-13 am'd.Linda Coleman-Madison04/17/2012
SB83Aircraft, certain, any parts, components, and systems used in the conversion, reconfiguration, or maintenance of, exempt from sales tax, not applicable to local sales tax unless approved, Sec. 40-23-4 am'd.Ben H. Brooks02/07/2012
SB84Foreign law, application in violation of rights guaranteed United States and Alabama citizens, prohibited, exceptions, American and Alabama Laws for Alabama Courts Amendment, const. amend.Cam Ward05/09/2012
SB81Underwater Cultural Resources Act, definition of cultural resources amended to specify articles associated with shipwrecks, artifacts defined, recovery of abandoned artifacts not cultural resources in certain locations authorized, Secs. 41-9-291, 41-9-292 am'd.Cam Ward02/07/2012
SB82Ethics, exempting Teachers and support employees of local boards of education from the Ethics law, Sec. 36-25-1 am'd; Act 2010-764, 2010 First Sp. Sess. am'dDick Brewbaker02/07/2012
SB79Ethics, further defining "thing of value", allowing gifts to teachers, Sec. 36-25-1 am'dCam Ward02/07/2012
SB80Motor vehicles, Alabama Move Over Act, vehicles to slow down or move over for utility vehicles on roadside under certain conditions, Sec. 32-5A-58.2 am'd.Dick Brewbaker05/09/2012Signed
SB77Workers' compensation, use of pain complaint evidence limited, employer liability for permanent total disability benefits after employee reaches age 65 limited, certain maximum weekly compensation increased, prompt medical attention required for benefits, weighing of evidence before reversal of findings of fact required, Secs. 25-5-57, 25-5-68, 25-5-77, 25-5-81 am'd.Arthur Orr05/09/2012
SB78Automobile clubs, licensure by Insurance Department, limited liability companies authorized to be licensed, Sec. 27-39-3 am'd.Tom Whatley05/09/2012
SB75Businesses, employers, and certain subcontractors, use of E-Verify, driver's license, or identification card to verify immigration status and employment eligibility authorized, Act 2011-535, 2011 Reg. Sess. am'd.; Secs. 31-13-9, 31-13-15 am'd.Paul Sanford02/07/2012
SB76State employees, classified, suspensions, procedures for challenge or appeal revised, Sec. 36-26-28 am'd.Clay Scofield05/10/2012Signed
SB73Legal notices, electronic publication of legal notices on Internet websites, authorized, statewide website, Secs. 6-8-60, 6-8-62, 6-8-64, 6-8-65 am'd. (2012-20232)Cam Ward04/12/2012Signed
SB74Immigration, legal status and/or proof of citizenship, valid documents for voter registration, same documents applicable for business transaction, military identification added as valid document, Act 2011-535, 2011 Reg. Sess. am'd.; Sec. 31-13-29 am'd.Paul Sanford02/07/2012
SB72Energy, Alabama Public Interest Energy and Fuel Research and Development Grants Program, established, funding for energy and fuel projects, Advisory Commission on Public Interest Energy and Fuel Research and Development Grants, established, Public Interest Energy and Fuel Research and Development Grants Fund, established, Agriculture and Industries Department Center for Alternative Fuels to administer, appropriationCam Ward05/09/2012
SB70Capital punishment, mentally retarded defendant, procedures for court to determine, established, Sec. 13A-5-60 addedHank Sanders02/07/2012
SB71Education, public schools K-12, minimum mandatory age of attendance decreased from age seven to age six, date for calculating school admission changed from September 1 to August 1, Secs. 16-28-3, 16-28-4 am'd.Priscilla Dunn02/07/2012
SB68Death penalty, moratorium on imposition and execution not to exceed three years, procedure for administeringHank Sanders02/07/2012
SB69Capital cases, sentencing, court prohibited from overriding jury verdict, Secs. 13A-5-45, 13A-5-46, 13A-5-47 am'd.Hank Sanders02/07/2012
SB66State income tax, federal deduction limited for individual taxpayers, state sales tax on food removed, Amendment 225 (Section 211.04, Recompiled Constitution of Alabama of 1901, as amended), repealed, const. amend.Hank Sanders02/07/2012
SB67Death penalty, persons under certain age exemptHank Sanders02/07/2012
SB64Property, crimes of falsely removing an instrument from recording and falsely filing instruments against public official, penalties, transfer of proceedings for removal to circuit court, Sec. 13A-9-12 am'd.Cam Ward02/07/2012
SB65Children, failure to report a missing child in the first degree, second degree, and in the third degree, failure to report the death of a child, false reporting to law enforcement authorities, crimes of established, Caylee's Law, Sec. 13A-10-9 am'd.Gerald H. Allen05/09/2012
SB62Immigration, legal status and/or proof of citizenship, valid documents for voter registration, same documents applicable for business transaction, military identification added as valid document, Act 2011-535, 2011 Reg. Sess. am'd.; Sec. 31-13-28 am'd.Paul Sanford02/07/2012
SB63Corrections Department, prison industries, sale of products further provided for, operation of joint venture with private businesses, authorized, Secs. 14-7-7, 14-7-22 am'd.Arthur Orr04/05/2012Signed
SB60Criminal history background checks, Human Resources Department and Public Safety Department, duties clarified, transmission of criminal history reports via FBI-certified channeler, suitability determinations, types considered for reversal, clarified, Secs. 38-13-2, 38-13-3, 38-13-4, 38-13-7 am'd.Cam Ward02/28/2012Signed
SB61Term limits, members of Senate and House of Representatives limited to three consecutive full terms, const. amend.Del Marsh05/09/2012
SB58Alabama Law Institute, funding, authorized to receive funds from governmental and other sources, appropriation for use for Law Institute purposes, Sec. 29-8-6 addedCam Ward04/17/2012Signed
SB59Contract Review Permanent Legislative Oversight Committee, emergency contracts treatment, Secs. 29-2-41.1, 41-16-72 am'd.; Act 2011-577, 2011 Reg. Sess. am'd.Trip Pittman02/07/2012
SB56Gold and silver coins issued by federal government, legal tender in Alabama, sales and use tax liability for exchange of coins exempted from state tax, Legal Tender ActPaul Sanford05/09/2012
SB57E-Verify, ALVerify, or E-Verify employer agent service, use by businesses, employers, and certain subcontractors to verify immigration status and employment eligibility authorized, Act 2011-535, 2011 Reg. Sess. am'd.; Secs. 31-13-9, 31-13-15 am'd.Paul Sanford02/07/2012
SB54Marijuana (sic), synthetic cannabinoid, certain additional chemical compounds prohibited, Sec. 13A-12-214.1 am'd.Roger Bedford, Jr.05/09/2012
SB55Elections, political parties, candidates, requirements for ballot access, Secs. 17-6-22, 17-9-3, 17-14-31 am'd.Cam Ward02/07/2012
SB53Telecommunications, eavesdropping, crime expanded to include installing or possessing a device for unauthorized access to certain communications in a personal telecommunication device, Secs. 13A-11-30, 13A-11-31, 13A-11-33, 13A-11-34 am'd.Paul Bussman05/09/2012
SB51Alabama Teachers' Planned Retirement Option (ATPRO), optional retirement account for members of Teachers' Retirement System beginning fiscal year 2012-2013Cam Ward02/07/2012
SB52Ephedrine, pseudoephedrine, and phenylpropanolamine, State Board of Health required to classify as controlled substances, exemptions, removed from list of precursor chemicals maintained by State Board of Pharmacy, Secs. 20-2-20, 20-2-181 am'd.Paul Bussman02/07/2012
SB49Commission on Higher Education, required to establish a programmatic review fee schedule for approval of non-Alabama instructional program offerings in state, Sec. 16-5-10 am'd.Trip Pittman02/16/2012
SB50National Human Trafficking Resource Center Hotline, posting in lounges and on Alcoholic Beverage Control Board, Public Service Commission, and Industrial Relations Department Internet websites, required, penaltiesDick Brewbaker04/26/2012Signed
SB47Civil actions, expedited, when damages do not exceed $50,000, Supreme Court to implement rules regardingCam Ward05/16/2012Signed
SB48Income tax credit for qualifying projects or new or expanding businesses creating new jobs, tax credits claimed authorized to be carried over up to four tax years, Sec. 40-18-194 am'd.Arthur Orr03/22/2012
SB45Residency, declaration by persons outside the state on military duty, mission assignment, etc., filing with judge of probate, not effective for election purposesTom Whatley05/09/2012Signed
SB46Comptroller, establishment and maintenance of statewide database for bids or proposals for public contracts, required, database accessible through InternetGerald H. Allen02/07/2012
SB43Landscape architects, registered landscape architects, licensing, examination, and education requirements, provision for practical experience removed, payment of annual license fee, date due and date of mailing of delinquency notice altered, Secs. 34-17-20, 34-17-21, 34-17-22, 34-17-24 am'd.; Act 2011-166, 2011 Reg. Sess. am'd.Tom Whatley02/07/2012
SB44Nursing scholarships, qualifications altered, funding increased, appropriation, Secs. 34-21-60, 34-21-61, 34-21-62, 34-21-63 am'd.Tom Whatley04/24/2012Signed
SB41Immigration, Beason-Hammon Alabama Taxpayer and Citizen Protection Act, Act 2011-535, 2011 Reg. Sess. repealedWilliam “Bill” M. Beasley02/07/2012
SB42United Ways of Alabama, authorized to participate in state health insurance coverage, Sec. 36-29-14 am'd.Jimmy Holley05/02/2012
SB39Congenital heart defects, newborns, pulse oximetry screening required, State Board of Health to administerGeorge M. “Marc” Keahey02/07/2012
SB40Foreign law, application in violation of rights guaranteed United States and Alabama citizens, prohibited, exceptions, American and Alabama Laws for Alabama Courts Amendment, const. amend.Gerald H. Allen02/07/2012
SB37Business transaction, changed to license transaction, renewing a motor vehicle license tag, a driver's license or nondriver identification card, or a business license, not included, proof of citizenship not required, Act 2011-535, 2011 Reg. Sess. am'd.; Sec. 31-13-29 am'd.Paul Sanford02/07/2012
SB38Children, failure to report a missing child in the first degree, second degree, and in the third degree, failure to report the death of a child, false reporting to law enforcement authorities, crimes of established, Caylee's LawTammy Irons04/19/2012
SB35Secondary metals recycler, additional records to be maintained, purchases of specified metal property limited, registration with ACJIC, required, database of metal property sales created, criminal penalties, purchase of specified metal property prohibited, Secs. 13A-8-30 to 13A-8-37, inclusive, 13A-8-39 am'd; Secs. 13A-8-31.1, 13A-8-31.2, 13A-8-35.1, 13A-8-37.1, 13A-8-37.2 added (2012-20110)Cam Ward04/05/2012
SB36Veterans' Affairs, State Department of, college scholarships for dependants of veterans, benefits available only during certain periods of service, exception for education program commenced by certain date, Sec. 31-6-11 am'd.Cam Ward02/07/2012
SB33Foreign law, application in violation of rights guaranteed United States and Alabama citizens, prohibited, exceptions, American and Alabama Laws for Alabama Courts Amendment, const. amend.Cam Ward02/07/2012
SB34Motor vehicles, overtaking and passing bicycles, must maintain safe distance of at least three feet from bicycle, definition of safe distance, Sec. 32-5A-82 am'd.Ben H. Brooks05/09/2012
SB31Controlled substances, children, exposure to by mother, to include child in utero, venue established, presumption of exposure in utero created by positive drug test at time of birth, Sec. 26-15-3.2 am'd.Clay Scofield02/07/2012
SB32Student harassment prevention, reassignment of students to another school, Education Department to post model policy on Internet website, immunity for reporting harassment, Student Harassment Prevention Act or the Alex Moore Anti-Bullying Act, Secs. 16-28B-1, 16-28B-4, 16-28B-5, 16-28B-9 am'd.Cam Ward05/09/2012
SB30State Comptroller, establishment and maintenance of statewide database for bids or proposals for public contracts, required, database accessible through Internet (2012-20039)Arthur Orr05/09/2012Signed
SB29Municipal public housing authorities, exercise of power of eminent domain with approval of municipal council, Sec. 24-1-28 am'd.Arthur Orr05/09/2012
SB26Health care benefits, state subsidized, adults applying for or receiving, testing initially and periodically for substance abuse required, ineligibility for positive tests, Health Department to administer, payment for tests, State Health Officer to promulgate rules pursuant to Administrative Procedure Act to implement, certain persons exempt, Patient Accountability and Personal Responsibility ActDick Brewbaker02/07/2012
SB27Hate crimes, crimes of arson, burglary, or criminal mischief committed against religious property, additional penalties, Sec. 13A-5-13 am'd.Gerald O. Dial05/03/2012
SB28Education, public school K-12, minimum mandatory age of attendance decreased from seven to six, Sec. 16-28-3 am'd.Priscilla Dunn05/01/2012Signed
SB25Legislature, vote required to override gubernatorial veto, increased, procedure for gubernatorial vetoes, altered, Section 125 (Section 125, Recompiled Constitution of Alabama of 1901, as amended) am'd., const. amend.Dick Brewbaker05/09/2012Signed
SB23Ephedrine, pseudoephedrine, and phenylpropanolamine, State Board of Health required to classify as controlled substances, exemptions, removed from list of precursor chemicals maintained by State Board of Pharmacy, Secs. 20-2-20, 20-2-181 am'd.Roger Bedford, Jr.02/07/2012
SB24Alabama Criminal Justice Information Center Commission and the Alabama Criminal Justice Information Center, members, operation, powers, duties, fees, information relating to homeland security, crime of misuse of ACJIC information established, Statistical Analysis Center established, National Crime Prevention and Privacy Compact ratified and implemented, Secs. 41-9-590, 41-9-591, 41-9-592, 41-9-594, 41-9-595, 41-9-597, 41-9-600, 41-9-601, 41-9-621, 41-9-622, 41-9-623, 41-9-625, 41-9-630 am'd.Gerald O. Dial05/09/2012
SB21Municipal public housing authorities in certain Class 3 municipalities, purchase of real property authorized only for public housing purposes after notice to certain surrounding property owners, Secs. 24-1-28 am'd.Clay Scofield02/07/2012
SB22Capital offenses, murder of a person with a protection order issued against the defendant, included, Sec. 13A-5-40 am'd.Clay Scofield05/09/2012
SB19Elected state officials, Legislature authorized to recall by general law, const. amend.George M. “Marc” Keahey02/07/2012
SB20Abortions, health insurance coverage of elective abortions, prohibited, exceptions, Abortion Coverage Prohibition ActGeorge M. “Marc” Keahey05/09/2012
SB17Elected state officials, Legislature authorized to recall by general law, const. amend.Roger Bedford, Jr.05/09/2012
SB18Coal, excise and privilege tax, termination date extended, tax proceeds further distributed, Sec. 40-13-6, 40-13-8 am'd.Roger Bedford, Jr.02/07/2012
SB15Elections, political parties and independent candidates for statewide office, number of names required to gain ballot access, reduced, Secs. 17-6-22, 17-9-3 am'd.Cam Ward05/09/2012
SB16Identity theft, crime of, definition to include gaining employment through use of another person's identity, penalties increased, Sec. 13A-8-192 am'd.Roger Bedford, Jr.05/08/2012Signed
SB13Veterans' Affairs, State Department of, employees, salaries and expenses, payment from State General Fund further provided for, Sec. 31-5-14 am'd.Gerald O. Dial05/09/2012Signed
SB14Competitive bids, contracts of higher education institutions, minimum amount increased, Sec. 41-16-20 am'd. (2012-20153)Gerald O. Dial05/10/2012Signed
SB12Abortion, physician required to perform ultrasound prior to performing abortion and display the images to the pregnant woman, medical emergency excepted, civil and criminal penalties, Right to Know and See ActClay Scofield05/09/2012
SB10Health, abortion coverage by exchange participating health plans, State of Alabama opts out of authorizing, Federal Abortion Mandate Opt Out ActGreg J. Reed05/09/2012Signed
SB11Elections, political campaigns, phone banks, fraudulent misrepresentation regarding candidates or committees prohibited, investigation and enforcement by Attorney General, penalties, Sec. 17-5-16 am'd. (2012-20196)Greg J. Reed05/10/2012Signed
SB8Motor vehicles, speed limits, local law enforcement officers being prohibited from enforcing speed limits on Interstates and in police jurisdiction, provisions deleted, Act 2010-564, 2010 Reg. Sess. am'd.; Sec. 32-5A-171 am'd.Gerald O. Dial02/16/2012
SB9Workers' compensation insurance, volunteer fire departments and rescue squads, Insurance Department to set rates, based on certain annual payroll per person, Sec. 25-5-50 am'd.Gerald O. Dial05/09/2012
SB6Abortion, physician guidelines prior to administering an abortion-inducing drug, civil and criminal penalties, Abortion-Inducing Drug Safety ActGerald H. Allen02/07/2012
SB7Ten Commandments, display of on state property and at public schools, authorized, const. amend.Gerald O. Dial05/09/2012
SB4Legislative Compensation Commission, established, members, quadrennial recommendations for the compensation and expenses to be paid to members of Legislature, 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. repealed, const. amend.Phillip W. Williams02/07/2012
SB5Persons, defined to include all humans from moment of fertilization and implantation into the wombPhillip W. Williams02/07/2012
SB3Gambling devices, possession in furtherance of a business enterprise, penalty increased, Sec. 13A-12-27 am'd.Gerald H. Allen05/09/2012
SB1Civil actions, attorney fees and costs awarded to prevailing partyGerald H. Allen02/07/2012
SB2Alabama National Guard, disciplinary authority and procedures revised, new model military code similar to federal Uniform Code of Military Justice, Secs. 31-2-92 to 31-2-98, inclusive, 31-2-101, 31-2-103, 31-2-127 repealedGerald H. Allen02/07/2012
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