2015 Alabama Senate Bills

A list of all 2015 Alabama Senate Bills. Click any bill to read the full text and get the current status.

BillTitleSponsorLast ActionSigned
SB509Calhoun and Cherokee Counties, alcoholic beverages, Sunday sales, within corporate limitsDel Marsh05/28/2015
SB508Russell Co. volunteer fire departments, fire protection service fees authorized for certain property outside corp. limits of City of Phenix City, exemptions, collection, purposes, uses, distribution of funds, provided for, referendumWilliam “Bill” M. Beasley06/04/2015
SB507Prescriptions, privilege tax on pharmaceutical service providers, minimum amount requirement removed, Secs. 40-26B-2 am'd.Rodger Smitherman06/03/2015
SB506Tuscaloosa Co., judge of probate, elected to serve as both judge of probate and chair of county commission, may resign as judge of probate and serve the remainder of term as chair, Act 85-106, 1985 Reg. Sess., am'd.Gerald H. Allen05/26/2015
SB505Sales tax transactions, possession or use of automated sales suppression devices or phantom-ware to delete sales from cash register records, prohibited, criminal penalties, Sec. 40-29-121 added; Sec. 40-29-119 am'd.Tim Melson06/03/2015
SB504Income tax withholdings, exemption for no tax liability for prior year or no anticipated tax liability, repealed, Sec. 40-18-73 am'd.Shay Shelnutt06/03/2015
SB503Medical Examiners, Board, and Medical Licensure Commissions, rules, certified, reviewed by Legislative Reference Service for anticompetitive effect, further review by joint committee, Sec. 41-22-22.1 addedJimmy Holley06/03/2015
SB502Unified appropriations for state General Fund and Education Trust Fund; state revenue sources unearmarked, effective Jan. 1, 2017, constitutional amendmentGerald O. Dial06/03/2015
SB501Sales tax, exemption for certain motor vehicles exported or removed from this state, eliminated under certain conditions, Sec. 40-23-2 am'd.Clyde Chambliss06/02/2015
SB500Tallapoosa Co., age for retirement of probate judge extended to 72, const. amend.Tom Whatley06/02/2015
SB499State parks, Gulf State Park Financing Authority, incorporation, issuance of bonds not exceeding $50 million, use of proceeds, repayment, Sec 9-14E-9 am'd.Jimmy Holley06/03/2015
SB498State 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'dSteve Livingston06/03/2015
SB497Taxation, factor presence nexus standard based on business activity established for purpose of being subject to income taxation in the state, in state residence or domicile for individuals, businesses organized in state are subject to tax, nonresident individuals and businesses organized out of state that do business in the state are subject to state tax on income, Sec. 40-18-31.2 addedGreg Albritton06/03/2015
SB495Homewood, corp. limits alt.J.T. Waggoner06/03/2015
SB496Use tax, distrib. to State General Fund reduced, distributed to Education Trust Fund increased, including distrib. from remote sales after national agreement on collection, Secs. 40-23-85, 40-23-174 am'd.Arthur Orr06/03/2015
SB494Human Resources Department, children, legal custody, kinship guardianship, dept. not required to consider out-of-state relative if no contact within six months, Sec. 12-15-314 am'd.Paul Bussman06/03/2015
SB493Municipalities, Class 1 and 2, unpaid parking violations, upon proper notice, Department of Revenue prohibited from renewing registrationLinda Coleman-Madison05/21/2015
SB492Briarwood Presbyterian Church, authorized to hire certified law enforcement officersJ.T. Waggoner06/03/2015
SB491Hale Co., probate judge, co. commission authorize to set add'l issuance feesBobby D. Singleton06/04/2015
SB489Sex offenders, residency requirements, prohibit residence within 2,000 feet of a camp facility used by children, Sec. 15-20A-11 am'd.Clay Scofield05/26/2015
SB490Nitrous oxide cartridges, sale of prohibited, criminal penalties, forfeitureBobby D. Singleton05/19/2015
SB488Barbour Co., levy two mil ad valorem tax, distrib., electionWilliam “Bill” M. Beasley06/02/2015Signed
SB487Lee Co.Legislative Delegation office, created, levy additional court costs, and provide for fee distributionTom Whatley05/26/2015
SB486Macon Co., gasoline and motor fuel tax, co. comm. auth. to levy, collection, distrib., enforcement, penaltiesWilliam “Bill” M. Beasley06/04/2015Signed
SB485Bullock Co., allowing judge of probate to process ad valorem taxesWilliam “Bill” M. Beasley06/02/2015Signed
SB484Auburn University, Board of Trustees, procedure for adjusting terms so that only three terms expire per year, two additional at-large members, Amendment 161(Sec. 266, Recompiled Constitution of 1901, as amended) am'd, const. amend.Tom Whatley06/03/2015
SB482Employment discrimination, prohibited based on race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, or ageDel Marsh05/19/2015
SB483Pharmacy audit procedures, Pharmacy Audit Integrity Act, audit procedures altered, amended claims, overpayments, records required by federal or state law, confidentiality of audit info, appeals, Secs. 27-45-30 to 27-45-38, inclusive, added; Secs. 27-45-1 to 27-45-9, inclusive, 34-23-184 am'd.Del Marsh05/19/2015
SB481Business entities, administrative dissolution by Secretary of State under certain conditions, fee schedule revised, Sec. 10A-1-3.51 added; Secs. 10A-1-4.31, 10A-2-16.22, 10A-8-10.01 am'd.Vivian Davis Figures06/03/2015
SB480Information Bulk Sales Fund, used for administration of the Secretary of State, authorized, Sec. 7-9A-523 am'd.Bill Holtzclaw05/14/2015
SB479Secretary of State Entity Fund, used for administration of the Secretary of State, authorized, Sec. 10A-1-4.31 am'd.Bill Holtzclaw05/14/2015
SB478Uniform Commercial Code Fund, used for administration of the Secretary of State, authorized, Sec. 7-9A-525 am'd.Bill Holtzclaw05/14/2015
SB477Class I municipalities, municipalities with population of 250,000 or more, city councils, expense allowance amounts removed, city council authorized to set amount of expense allowances, Secs. 11-43-7.1, 11-43-7.2 am'd.Greg J. Reed05/14/2015
SB476General appropriations, Alabama Medicaid Agency appropriation limited to ten percent of total of state funds under Legislature's control, Department of Corrections appropriation limited to five and one half percent, limits exceeded under certain conditions, Section 71, Constitution of Alabama of 1901, am'd., const. amend.Del Marsh05/14/2015
SB475Privilege or license tax on a contractors' gross receipts, certain exemptions eliminated, distrib. of proceeds further provided for, Sec. 40-23-50 am'd.Trip Pittman06/03/2015
SB474Birmingham Botanical Gardens, exempt from state, county, and municipal sales and use taxesJ.T. Waggoner05/14/2015
SB473Class 2 municipalities (Mobile), redevelopment authorities, establishment for financing redevelopment projects under certain conditions, issuance of bonds, tax exempt status, Secs. 11-54C-1 to 11-54C-25, inclusive, addedVivian Davis Figures05/12/2015
SB472Cemeteries, county board of health authorized to require abatement of leakage from source where human remains are interred, Sec. 22-20-4.1 addedPaul Bussman06/03/2015
SB471Fair Campaign Practices Act, civil penalties for violations assessed by filing official, Sec. 17-5-19 am'd.Rusty Glover05/12/2015
SB470Baldwin Co., revenue commissioner, operation of office, compensation, Sec.45-2-241 am'd.Trip Pittman05/26/2015
SB468Dogs, limits for chaining and tethering, seizure by humane officer, penalties, Alabama Dog Tethering and Outdoor Shelter ActJ.T. Waggoner06/03/2015
SB469Autauga Co., sheriff, participation in supernumerary program phased out, participation in Employees' Retirement System, Amendment 626 (Section 3, Local Amendments, Autauga County, Recompiled Constitution of Alabama of 1901, as amended), am'd., const. amend.Clyde Chambliss05/26/2015Signed
SB467Uniform Severance Tax Act, exception for minerals severed in Alabama, sold to buyer in another state, and not transported on public roads in Alabama deleted, Sec. 40-13-53 am'd.Larry Stutts05/07/2015
SB466Habitual Offender Act, resentencing of certain offenders sentenced prior to Act 2000-759 amending act, panel of retired circuit judges to resentence, appointed, Sec. 13A-5-9.2 addedHank Sanders05/07/2015
SB465Board of Education, State, term limits set, compensation provided, Secs. 16-3-1, 16-3-8 am'd.Trip Pittman05/07/2015
SB464Medicaid, regional care organizations exempt from state, county, and municipal taxes, licenses, fees, and chargesGreg J. Reed05/07/2015
SB463Motor vehicles, salvage pools and salvage disposal, qualifications for sales revised, notice to purchasers required, surety bond requirements revised, Secs. 40-12-414, 40-12-421 am'd.; Sec. 40-12-422 repealedPaul Sanford05/07/2015
SB461Children, parental rights, termination proceeding, presence of methamphetamine or drugs, Department of Human Resources not required to show reasonable efforts to reserve relationships, Sec. 12-15-312 am'd.Paul Bussman05/28/2015
SB462Sumter Co., hazardous waste sites, solid waste fees, redistributions, Act 83-480, 1983 Reg. Sess., am'd.; Act 90-612, 1990 Reg. Sess., repealedBobby D. Singleton05/21/2015
SB460Section, corp. limits alt.Steve Livingston05/28/2015Signed
SB459DeKalb Co., wind energy conversion systems, permitting and regulation of by municipal governing body or county commission, certification by licensed engineer required, regulation of location, design, and operation of systemsSteve Livingston06/02/2015Signed
SB458Motor vehicles, truck weights, dump trucks not required to meet axle spacing requirements under certain conditions, Sec. 32-9-20 am'd.Trip Pittman05/28/2015Signed
SB457Lee Co., alcoholic beverages, business relations between suppliers and wholesalers of wine, Lee Co. Wine Franchise Jobs Protection Act, createdTom Whatley05/26/2015
SB456Title Insurance, agents, attorneys exempt from licenses by Insurance Department, Sec. 27-25-3 am'd.Greg Albritton05/05/2015
SB455Harvesting of shrimp, Department of Conservation and Natural Resources authorized to establish areas that are closed to the commercial and recreational harvesting of shrimp, emergency ruling authorityGerald O. Dial06/04/2015Signed
SB454Colleges, Alabama State University, membership of board of trustees increased, terms decreased from 12 to 6 year terms, nominating committee established, electronic meeting participation provided, compensation, Secs. 16-50-20, 16-50-26, 16-50-28 am'd.Quinton Ross06/04/2015Signed
SB452Alcoholic beverages, entertainment district or brewpub, sale of alcoholic beverages, Sec. 28-3A-6.1added; Sec. 28-4A-3 am'd.Bill Holtzclaw06/03/2015
SB453Alabama Lottery and Alabama Lottery Corporation estab., gaming regulated at racetracks where pari-mutuel wagering currently legal, state gross receipts tax and local gross receipts tax levied, tax on vendors of gaming equipment levied, disposition of proceeds provided, Alabama Lottery and Gaming Commission created to regulate and administer gaming, Governor authorized to negotiate a compact with Poarch Band of Indians, constitutional amendmentDel Marsh06/03/2015
SB451Motor vehicles, truck weights, dump trucks not required to meet axle spacing requirements under certain conditions, Sec. 32-9-20 am'd.Trip Pittman05/05/2015
SB450Municipalities, counties, other local government entities, employees, liability limited under certain conditions, Sec. 11-93-4 addedTrip Pittman05/05/2015
SB449Foundation program, calculation of average daily memberships revised, Secs. 16-13-231, 16-13-232 am'd.Trip Pittman06/03/2015
SB448Judges of Probate, judicial retirement, contributions by counties for the employer's share, Secs. 12-18-1, 12-18-3, 12-18-82 am'd.Shay Shelnutt06/03/2015
SB447Etowah Co., sales and use tax distribution, to eliminate, reduce, and add proceeds to certain entities, Sec. 45-28-244.01 am'd.Phillip W. Williams05/28/2015Signed
SB445Hearing Instrument Dealers, definitions revised, fees to be determined by rule of board, testing of applicants revised, Sec. 34-14-34 added; Secs. 34-14-1 to 34-14-9, inclusive, 34-14-11, 34-14-30, 34-14-32, 34-14-33 am'd.Jim McClendon06/03/2015
SB446Deferred presentment transactions, maximum amount advanced, increased, provide licensee accessing statewide database to be charged a maximum fee, Secs. 5-18A-12, 5-18A-13 am'd.Tom Whatley05/05/2015
SB444Employment, State Merit System, working test period increased for initial appointment, Sec. 36-26-21am'd.Tim Melson06/03/2015
SB443Cullman Co. Community Development Commission, membership revised, expenditure of funds for office supplies, Sec. 45-22-90 am'd.Paul Bussman05/21/2015Signed
SB442Human Resource Department, county department, administrative orders, etc., venue of appeals, appeals to be filed only where county department locatedPaul Bussman05/26/2015
SB441Human Resources, county departments, directors, appointment by State Commissioner, Sec. 38-2-7 am'd; Sec. 38-2-7.1 addedPaul Bussman04/30/2015
SB440State Health Planning and Development Agency, final decisions, appeals to Court of Civil Appeals, exclusive method of appeal, Sec. 22-21-275 am'd.Cam Ward06/03/2015
SB439Cullman Co., parks, fees, and prizes for contests authorized, Cullman Co. Park Event Disbursement Fund establishedPaul Bussman05/26/2015Signed
SB438Public providers of municipal telecommunication services, certain restrictions removed and delivery of services further provided for, Sec. 11-50B-3 am'd.Tom Whatley04/30/2015
SB437Non-nexus sellers use tax, method for remittance on behalf of customer, provided, Non-Nexus Use Tax Remittance Act, Secs. 40-23-191 to 40-23-199, inclusive, addedTrip Pittman06/04/2015Signed
SB436Retirement Systems, Teachers' Retirement System, Employees' Retirement System, benefits, not affected if a person is employed as school resource officerTom Whatley04/30/2015
SB435Bibb Co., sheriffs, additional qualifications, continuing education, expense allowance and compensationCam Ward05/28/2015Signed
SB434Motor Fuel Marketing Act, legislative intent relating to combined sales of motor fuel and other goods clarified, Secs. 8-22-2, 8-22-4, 8-22-8, 8-22-10 am'd.Bill Holtzclaw06/03/2015
SB433County officers, Omnibus Pay Act, increases to be cost-of-living increases only, may be granted other than on adoption of budget, limitation during 4-year period, Sec. 11-2A-4 am'd.Gerald O. Dial04/30/2015
SB432Conservation and Natural Resources Department, commercial fishing, net and seine permits, transfers for physical hardship authorized, renewal without regard to certain income requirements for license year 2016, Sec. 9-12-113 am'd.Gerald O. Dial04/30/2015
SB431Medicaid, long-term care services, delivery to elderly and disabled on managed care basis, intergrated care network established, Sec. 22-6-160 am'd.Greg J. Reed05/28/2015Signed
SB429Universities that operate medical school, authorized to incorporate authorities to own and operate health care facilities, University Authority ActGreg J. Reed06/04/2015
SB430Vessels, certificate of title, uniform act, requirements, issuance by State Law Enforcement Agency, security agreement, perfectionMark Slade Blackwell06/03/2015
SB428Court costs, fines and restitution, attachment to certain benefits and the Teachers' Retirement System and the Employees' Retirement System, suspension of licenses for failure to pay, payment procedures revised, amnesty, Secs. 16-25-23, 36-27-28 am'd.Greg Albritton06/03/2015
SB427Health benefit plans, coverage for abuse-deterrent opioid analgesic required, cost-sharing imposing or increasing requirements prohibited, Secs. 10A-20-6.16, 27-21A-23 am'd.Paul Bussman04/30/2015
SB426Home Medical Equipment Services Providers Board, Medicaid recipients, out-of-state providers exempt, Sec. 34-14C-5 am'd.Jim McClendon05/28/2015
SB425Conservation and Natural Resources Department, rule prohibiting transportation and release of feral swine, penalty increased, mandatory minimum fine, Sec. 9-11-72 addedGreg Albritton06/03/2015
SB424Alabama Recurring Revenue Fund, established, to receive certain percentages of recurring revenue sources of the Education Trust Fund and the State General FundPaul Sanford04/28/2015
SB423Alabama Tax Delinquency Amnesty Act of 2015, Dept. of Revenue required to establish tax amnesty program, except for fuel tax, for tax years 2015, 2016, and 2017Tim Melson05/28/2015
SB421District Attorneys and circuit clerks, retirement system, Legislature authorized to provide, const. amend.Arthur Orr06/04/2015Signed
SB422Municipal telecommunications services, public providers, coverage area, extended, Sec. 11-50B-3 am'd.Tom Whatley04/28/2015
SB420Bibb Co., co. medical examiner, act establishing repealed, Act 99-366, 1999 Reg. Sess., repealed; Secs. 45-4-60 to 45-4-60.17, inclusive, repealedCam Ward05/28/2015Signed
SB419Bibb Co., co. commission, meeting days, performing work on private property, Secs. 45-4-72, 45-4-74 repealedCam Ward05/26/2015Signed
SB418Homeowners' Associations, formation as a nonprofit corporation, required, election of board of directors, notice requirements, adoption and enforcement of rules relating to common areas, liens, Alabama Homeowners' Association ActCam Ward06/03/2015
SB417Court costs, restitution, collection proceedings by district attorney, fee, distribution of pro rata share to victim, Secs. 12-17-225, 12-17-225.2, 12-17-225.3, 12-17-225.4, 12-17-225.7 am'd.Del Marsh04/28/2015
SB416Madison Co., alcoholic beverages, manufacturer and brewpub licensees to sell beer produced in facility for on-premises and off-premises consumptionPaul Sanford04/23/2015
SB415State employees, review of dismissal decisions under State Merit System revised, venue for review of action by State Personnel Board specified, Sec. 36-26-27 am'd.Trip Pittman06/03/2015
SB413Senate, redistricting, Sec. 29-1-2.3 repealed, Sec. 29-1-2.3 addedRodger Smitherman04/23/2015
SB414Article V constitutional convention, compact to set convention to require Congress to balance the budget, adoptedGerald H. Allen06/02/2015
SB412House of Representatives, redistricting, Sec. 29-1-1.2 repealed, Sec. 29-1-1.2 addedRodger Smitherman04/23/2015
SB411District attorneys and circuit clerks, elected court officials retirement plan established in Judicial Retirement System, preretirement death benefit applicable to, contingent on const. amend., Sec. 36-27B-1 am'd.Arthur Orr06/04/2015Signed
SB410State employees, state holidays, Governor required to designate certain holidays under certain conditions, compensation for state holiday revised, Sec. 1-3-8 am'd.Shay Shelnutt06/03/2015
SB409Taxation, individual and corporate tax structure revised, specific tax rate, reduction of rate under certain conditions, const. amend.Bill Hightower04/23/2015
SB408Labor relations, employer, employee rights, certain practices prohibited by local governments relating to leave and access to background information and to designate state for federal labor law disputesGreg Albritton04/23/2015
SB407Funeral Service, Board of, licensees who may vote on board members limited, Sec. 34-13-20 am'd.Greg Albritton04/23/2015
SB406Homicide by vehicle or vessel, crime of created, penalties, Sec. 32-10-6 am'd.Greg J. Reed05/28/2015
SB404Anniston, city council, selection of accountant, restriction on using the same accountant for more than three years deleted, Sec. 45-8A-23.069 am'd.Del Marsh05/19/2015Signed
SB405Health care workers, infected health care workers, add Hepatitis C infection to definition of, Secs. 22-11A-60, 22-11A-61, 22-11A-62, 22-11A-63, 22-11A-66, 22-11A-67, 22-11A-73 am'd.Tim Melson06/02/2015
SB403Labor relations, employer, employee rights, certain practices prohibited by local governments relating to leave and access to background information and to designate state for federal labor law disputesGreg Albritton06/03/2015
SB402Income tax credit, to physicians, physician assistants, and advanced practice nurse for providing clinical rotation in community based health clinicsGerald O. Dial04/21/2015
SB401House of Representatives, redistricting, Sec. 29-1-1.2 repealed, Sec. 29-1-1.2 addedRodger Smitherman04/21/2015
SB400Senate, redistricting, Sec. 29-1-2.3 repealed, Sec. 29-1-2.3 addedRodger Smitherman04/21/2015
SB399Russell Co., motor vehicle licenses, add'l issuance fee, co. comm. auth. to levy, distrib. to Phenix City and co. commissionTom Whatley05/21/2015Signed
SB397Condominiums and attached housing, property insurance at 150 percent of actual value required and liability insurance covering common areas, requiredCam Ward04/21/2015
SB398Jefferson Co., cities, motor vehicle tags, issuance, issuance fees and commissions, retention by city, Act 2012-196, 2012 Reg. Sess., am'd.J.T. Waggoner04/21/2015
SB396Jackson Co., co. commission, sales and use tax, additional, distribution, referendumSteve Livingston05/12/2015Signed
SB395School transportation, transporting students to and from extracurricular activities other than by bus, authorized, Sec. 16-27-1 am'd.Clyde Chambliss06/03/2015
SB394County roads, municipalities, assuming control, co. commission required to approve, Sec. 11-49-81 am'd.Cam Ward04/21/2015
SB393Taxation, tax credit, employer provided a tax credit for employing an individual released from incarcerationQuinton Ross04/21/2015
SB392Epinephrine, auto-injectors, authorize administration of by non medical persons, program createdTim Melson06/03/2015
SB391Water suppliers, civil immunity provided for water suppliers that comply with or are exempted from Alabama Department of Environmental Management regulations, Sec. 22-23-54 addedRusty Glover04/21/2015
SB389Certificate of need process, expanded to include certain psychiatric residential treatment facilities, Sec. 22-21-260 am'd.Greg J. Reed04/16/2015
SB390Insurance Underwriting Association, Board of Directors member selection, newly authorized insurers to become members, Sec. 27-1-24 am'd.Bill Hightower04/16/2015
SB388Taxation, income tax refund check-off for contributions to Children's First Trust Fund, Sec. 40-18-140 am'd.Vivian Davis Figures06/04/2015Signed
SB387Emergency Medical Services, Advisory Board, membership reduced, meetings, Sec. 22-18-5 am'd.Paul Sanford04/16/2015
SB386Transportation Commission, established, members, duties, compensation, appointment of Transportation Department director, department not subject to Budget Management Act, Secs. 23-1-21, 23-1-21.2 am'd.Paul Sanford04/16/2015
SB385Board of Examiners of Landscape Architects, maximum administrative fine increased from $250 to $2,500, board authorized to assess costs against person found guilty, Sec. 34-17-5 am'd.Clyde Chambliss04/16/2015
SB384Bail bonds, regulation of further provided for, Professional Bail Bonding Board created, licensure of bondsmen and recovery agents, continuing education, Alabama Bail Bond Regulatory ActJ.T. Waggoner06/03/2015
SB383Textbooks, purchasing of by boards of education, use of qualified depository for textbooks established, Secs. 16-36-60.1, 16-36-71 added; Secs. 16-36-62, 16-36-64, 16-36-65 am'd.Dick Brewbaker06/02/2015Signed
SB381Alcoholic beverages, establish farm winery licenseGreg Albritton04/14/2015
SB382Massage Therapy, Board of, massage therapists further regulated, penalties increased, Secs. 34-43-3, 34-43-5, 34-43-6, 34-43-7, 34-43-9, 34-43-11, 34-43-12, 34-43-14, 34-43-15, 34-43-17, 34-43-20, 34-43-21 am'd; Sec. 34-43-10 repealedRodger Smitherman05/05/2015
SB380Secondary Metals Recyclers, information retained regarding purchases of metal property to include information for person delivering and person receiving consideration, vehicle and indentifying information, database requirements, Secs. 13A-8-30, 13A-8-31, 13A-8-31.2, am'd.Bill Hightower04/14/2015
SB379Hoover and Vestavia Hills, establishment of entertainment districts by city council, sale of alcoholic beverages further provided forJ.T. Waggoner05/14/2015
SB378Vestavia Hills, warrant recall fee in municipal court cases, deposit of proceeds into Corrections FundJ.T. Waggoner06/03/2015
SB377Marriage, license issuance function of judge of probate removed, contract , requirements, contract to be filed with judge of probate and forwarded to Office of Vital Statistics, fees for recording, Secs. 30-1-9, 30-1-10, 30-1-11 repealed; Secs. 12-19-90, 22-9A-17, 30-1-5, 30-1-12, 30-1-13, 30-1-14, 30-1-16, 30-6-11 am'd.Greg Albritton05/21/2015
SB376Veterans, discriminatory hiring practices prohibited, complaint and hearing by Department of Veterans' Affairs, Secs. 31-5-4, 31-5-7 am'd.Bill Hightower04/14/2015
SB375Taxation, receipts, state entities, authority to unearmark and use for other areas where funding has been reducedArthur Orr06/02/2015Signed
SB374Jefferson Co., municipalities, issuance of license plates, issuance fees and commissions, retention by municipality, retroactive effect, Act 2012-196, 2012 Reg. Sess., am'd.J.T. Waggoner05/21/2015Signed
SB372Article V Convention, appointment of delegates to represent Alabama by Legislature, qualifications, duties, criminal penalty for exceeding scope of appointmentTrip Pittman06/03/2015
SB373School buses, change depreciation and fleet renewal schedule to 12 year cycle, Sec. 16-13-233 am'd.Trip Pittman04/14/2015
SB371Retirement, Alabama National Guard, members receive $1 a month for each month member serves in National GuardTom Whatley04/09/2015
SB370Motor vehicles, abandoned and unclaimed, disposition of further provided for, sale at public auction, pre- and post-sale appeal procedures, criminal penalties, Secs. 32-13-9, 32-13-10 added; Secs. 32-8-84, 32-13-1, 32-13-2, 32-13-3, 32-13-4, 32-13-6 am'd.William “Bill” M. Beasley05/28/2015
SB369Judge of Probate, compensation, based on percentage of district judge pay based on population categories, fees for preparation of voter lists, deleted, Sec. 17-3-60 am'd; Sec. 12-13-20 repealedTom Whatley04/09/2015
SB368Lee Co., additional circuit judge, conditioned on funding for compensation and benefits by county commission, electionTom Whatley04/09/2015
SB367Contracts, use of restrictive covenants clarified, Sec. 8-1-1 repealedPhillip W. Williams05/28/2015
SB365Alcoholic beverages, powdered alcohol prohibited to possess, purchase, sell, or use, penaltiesVivian Davis Figures06/03/2015Signed
SB366Assisted living administrators, licensure and regulation, replacement license fee, annual administrative fee, reapplication fee, disciplinary actions, Secs. 34-2A-2, 34-2A-8, 34-2A-11, 34-2A-12, 34-2A-13 am'd.Vivian Davis Figures05/28/2015Signed
SB364Motor vehicles, powersports vehicles, to regulate manufacturer's and dealer's agreement, Sec. 8-20-2 am'd.Greg J. Reed04/09/2015
SB363State property, work product by professional for governmental entity becomes state property, use by other governmental entities authorizedTrip Pittman04/09/2015
SB362Interest, due or paid on properties reduced subject to tax sale, Secs. 40-10-75, 40-10-76, 40-10-77, 40-10-83, 40-10-121, 40-10-122 am'd.Trip Pittman05/05/2015
SB361School hiring, nepotism prohibited, Sec. 41-1-5 am'd.Shay Shelnutt06/03/2015Signed
SB360Public schools and colleges, grant all professional educators' associations same level of access to employees of public schools and collegesShay Shelnutt06/02/2015
SB359Highways, outdoor advertising, Highway Beautification Act amended, definitions, spacing, conformance with federal law, Secs. 23-1-271, 23-1-274 am'd.Gerald H. Allen05/26/2015
SB358Employment practice, unlawful to inquire from job applicant information relating to arrests or conviction of crimesHank Sanders04/09/2015
SB356Bullock Co., judge of probate, add'l recording fee and tag issuance fee, distrib.William “Bill” M. Beasley05/14/2015Signed
SB357Health, terminally ill patients, drugs and devices which have completed phase I trial, right to try under certain conditionsCam Ward05/28/2015Signed
SB355State Employees' Insurance Board, remove members from the State Personnel Board, and create appointments to fill vacancy, Sec. 36-29-2 am'd.Greg Albritton06/03/2015
SB354Conservation and Natural Resources, liability for using traps or other similar devices, liability only applies on public land, Sec. 9-11-264 am'd.Clay Scofield06/04/2015Signed
SB353Permits issued by state agencies, minimum duration of two years, requiredTrip Pittman04/09/2015
SB352Voting rights of convicted felons, restoration of, provided term of imprisonment is completed or on parole or probation, Sec. 15-22-36.1 am'd.Hank Sanders04/09/2015
SB351City superintendents, remove requirement to attend all board meetings, Sec. 16-12-3 am'd.Hank Sanders04/09/2015
SB350Bail bondsmen and agents, licensure by Department of Insurance, certification exam and continuing education requirementsJimmy Holley06/03/2015
SB348University of Alabama, Board of Trustees, add members nominated by the University of Alabama at Birmingham and the University of Alabama in Huntsville Alumni Association, Section 264 (Sec. 264, Recompiled Constitution of Alabama of 1901, as amended) am'd.J.T. Waggoner04/09/2015
SB349Bail bonds, provisions governing professional bail agents, soliciting bail agents, and bail enforcement agents revised, procedures for forfeiture of bail revised, licensure of professioal bail companies, required, Secs. 15-13-101, 15-13-117, 15-13-129, 15-13-131, 15-13-132, 15-13-138, 15-13-139, 15-13-141, 15-13-159, 15-13-160 am'd.Jimmy Holley06/03/2015
SB347Lee Co., alcoholic beverages, business relations between suppliers and wholesalers of wine, Lee Co. Wine Franchise Jobs Protection ActTom Whatley04/07/2015
SB346Youthful offenders, change threshold age, give judge discretion to consider past youthful offender status, to expunge record of, Secs. 15-19-1, 15-19-7 am'd.Tom Whatley04/07/2015
SB345Lee Co., sheriff, annual salaryGerald O. Dial06/03/2015
SB344Civil immunity, provided to response action contractors responding to hazardous materials discharged, civil immunity to responders to oil spills, includes gasoline spills, Secs. 6-5-332.1, 6-5-332.2 am'd.Tom Whatley06/03/2015
SB343Eminent Domain, restricting the taking of property by eminent domain, Sec. 18-1B-2 am'd.Tom Whatley04/07/2015
SB342Corrections Department, Investigation and Intelligence Division, search warrants, execution, investigations further provided for, Sec. 14-3-9 am'd.Cam Ward06/04/2015Signed
SB340Blount Co., alcoholic beverages, municipalities, draft beer authorizedShay Shelnutt05/14/2015Signed
SB341Home Medical Equipment Services Providers Board, insulin infusion pumps or glucose monitors, manufacturers and distributors exempt under certain conditions, Sec. 34-14C-5 am'd.Jim McClendon06/04/2015Signed
SB339Colleges and Universities, ethics training for members of public boards of trustees required, trustees required to file statements of economic interestJ.T. Waggoner04/07/2015
SB338Montgomery Co., sheriffs, compensation and expense allowanceQuinton Ross05/07/2015
SB337Jefferson Co., civic center authority, board members, appointments by Jefferson Co. Legislative Delegation, procedures, Act 547, 1965 Reg. Sess., am'd.J.T. Waggoner05/19/2015Signed
SB336St. Clair Co., court costs, Legislature authorized to regulate, const. amend.Jim McClendon04/07/2015
SB335Payday loans, transactions to be repayed over a six-month period, prohibit extensions, Secs. 5-18A-2, 5-18A-12, 5-18A-13 am'd.Mark Slade Blackwell06/03/2015
SB333Controlled Substances Prescription Database, access by certain employees of the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency authorized, disclosure of certain data for certain educational and research activities, Secs. 20-2-91, 20-2-214, 20-2-215 am'd.William “Bill” M. Beasley04/07/2015
SB334School buses, automated civil enforcement of school bus violations, county and city boards of education may initiate and enforce, district and municipal courts, county and city law enforcementJimmy Holley04/07/2015
SB332Tuscaloosa Co., alcoholic beverages, wine sales, Tuscaloosa Co. Wine Franchise Jobs Protection Act created, business relations between suppliers and wholesalers of wineGerald H. Allen04/07/2015
SB331Education, internal public charter school pilot program, establishedPaul Sanford06/03/2015
SB330Workers' Compensation Law, revision of defintions, Department of Labor approves reimbursements, out of state inquiries, settlements, evidence, advanced payments, maximum comp. limits, burial expenses, physician panels, delete certain verification requirements, stipulations for trials, judge's order within 90 days, mutally agreed contracts, Secs. 25-5-1, 25-5-3, 25-5-11.1, 25-5-35, 25-5-56, 25-5-57, 25-5-67, 25-5-68, 25-5-77, 25-5-80, 25-5-81, 25-5-88, 25-5-90, 25-5-110, 25-5-117, 25-5-197, 25-5-293, 25-5-310, 25-5-311, 25-5-312, 25-5-313, 25-5-314, 25-5-316 am'd.Del Marsh04/02/2015
SB329Education, Accountability Act, definition of failing school altered, Sec. 16-6D-4 am'd.Linda Coleman-Madison05/14/2015
SB328Law Enforcement Agency, Secretary authorized to appoint a designee as Homeland Security Advisor, Sec. 41-27-2.1 addedBobby D. Singleton06/03/2015
SB327Debtors, homestead exemption and personal property exemption, increased, Secs. 6-10-2, 6-10-6, 6-10-11, 43-8-110, 43-8-111, 43-8-113, 43-8-115 am'd.Cam Ward06/04/2015Signed
SB326Medical Marijuana Patient Safe Access Act, authorizing medical use of marijuana for certain qualifying patients.Bobby D. Singleton06/03/2015
SB324Podiatry, practice of, further defined, Sec. 34-24-230 am'd.Jim McClendon04/02/2015
SB325Annexation, police jurisdiction further provided for, taxes collected in police jurisdiction further provided for, Secs. 11-40-10, 11-49-80, 11-51-91, 11-51-206, 11-52-30 am'd.Paul Sanford06/03/2015
SB323Lodging tax, rental of hotel, motel, or any other place in which lodgings furnished to transients not used for or intended to be used for overnight accommodations not subject to a lodging tax, Sec. 40-26-1 am'd.Paul Sanford06/03/2015
SB322Revenue Department, notification requirements by local governments regarding tax levies, revised, certain collection services authorized at no cost, Sec. 11-51-210.1 added; Secs. 11-3-11.3, 11-51-183, 11-51-208, 11-51-210, 40-12-4, 40-12-7 am'd.Paul Sanford04/30/2015
SB321Motor vehicles, drag racing, crime further defined, penalties increased, impoundment of vehicle and forfeiture for subsequent offenses, Sec. 32-5A-178 am'd.Bobby D. Singleton05/28/2015Signed
SB320Highway Authority, add'l bond issue for roads, bridges, and tunnels authorized, municipalities, counties, and public corporations authorized to enter funding agreements with authority, membership revised to include Governor, Secs. 23-1-154 to 23-1-158, inclusive, am'd.Bobby D. Singleton05/19/2015Signed
SB319Sickle Cell Oversight and Regulatory Commission, authorized to make rules, Secs. 22-10B-2, 22-10B-3 am'd.Vivian Davis Figures05/28/2015Signed
SB317Education, charter schools, established in the state prohibited from being virtual schoolsPaul Bussman06/03/2015
SB318Drug overdoses, drugs to counteract effects of, physician or dentist authorized to prescribe and persons authorized to administer, alcohol consumption by minors assisting others, immune from liabilityJ.T. Waggoner06/03/2015
SB316Hunting and fishing, waterfowl stamps, fee raised, periodic adjustment by Conservation and Natural Resources, Sec. 9-11-433 am'd.Tom Whatley06/03/2015
SB315Pardons and Paroles Board, supervision fee, scheduled reduction, repealed, Sec. 15-22-2 am'd.Rodger Smitherman05/12/2015Signed
SB314Students with Dyslexia, identification and education of, required of schoolsDick Brewbaker03/31/2015
SB313Agriculture and Industries Department, laboratory testing, authorized to be performed by federal government or other state governments, Secs. 2-2-33, 2-2-35 am'd.Tom Whatley06/03/2015
SB312St. Clair Co., court costs, criminal cases in circuit and district courts, booking fee for convicted defendants booked or incarcerated in county jail, distrib. to county general fund, use for co. jailsJim McClendon04/23/2015Signed
SB311Manufactured Housing Commission Advisory Board, further provided for, Sec. 24-6-3 am'd.Clay Scofield06/04/2015Signed
SB309Municipalities, located in a county exercising zoning outside corp. limits, authority to zone in police jurisdictionDick Brewbaker03/31/2015
SB310Taxation, Birmingham Zoo, Inc., exempt from state, county, and municipal sales and use taxes, Sec. 40-23-5 am'd.Rodger Smitherman06/03/2015Signed
SB308Credit Union Board, membership, providing that the League of Southeastern Credit Union and Affiliates provide a list of nominees for certain membership positions on the board, Sec. 5-17-55 am'd.Gerald H. Allen03/31/2015
SB307Plumbers, Gas Fitters Board, definition, board disciplinary powers, meeting, reciprocity fee, Home Builders Foundation, prohibited activities, permitted activities, Sec. 34-37-17.1 added; Secs. 34-37-10, 34-37-13 repealed; Secs. 34-37-1, 34-37-2, 34-37-4, 34-37-5, 34-37-6, 34-37-8, 34-37-9, 34-37-11, 34-37-12, 34-37-14, 34-37-15, 34-37-17 am'd.Gerald H. Allen06/04/2015Signed
SB306Jackson Co., sheriff, inmate trust account, use of funds for law enforcement purposesSteve Livingston04/23/2015Signed
SB305Jackson Co., firearms, sheriff authorize to sell abandoned or stolen firearms to highest bidder under certain conditions, Sec. 45-36-231.02 am'd.Steve Livingston04/23/2015Signed
SB304Jackson Co., service of process fee, failure to appear warrants, distrib. to sheriff for law enforcement purposesSteve Livingston04/23/2015Signed
SB303Warranties, New Assistive Devices Warranty Act, remediesCam Ward03/31/2015
SB302Funeral Service, Board of, certain licenses, 70 or older exempt from license renewal fees, Sec. 34-13-53 am'd.Cam Ward03/31/2015
SB301Tax credits, add'l tax credits for employers who hire certain military veteransGerald O. Dial03/31/2015
SB300Jefferson Co., Retirement System, Pension Board, membership revised, Act 2013-415, 2013 Reg. Sess., am'd.Shay Shelnutt05/19/2015Signed
SB299Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University, composition of nominating committee and process for nominating, appointing and confirming members revised, certain duties of president transferred to board, provides further for payment of expenses, Secs. 16-49-20, 16-49-23, 16-49-28 am'd.Del Marsh03/19/2015
SB298Employees' Retirement System, retirees and beneficiaries, one-time lump-sum additional paymentDel Marsh06/04/2015Signed
SB297Mobile Co., 13th Judicial Circuit, additional circuit judge, conditioned on funding for compensation and benefits by county commission, electionBill Hightower03/19/2015
SB296Dental services, certain health insurance policies and health maintenance organizations plans, setting fees for services not covered by the plan, prohibitedPaul Bussman06/04/2015Signed
SB295Insurance, health insurance entity, quality rating system for dentists using cost of services, prohibited, criteria for quality rating systemPaul Bussman06/03/2015
SB294Convicted felons, automatic restoration of voting rights upon discharge from correctional institution, legislative oversight committee established, retroactive effect, Secs. 15-22-36, 17-3-31 am'd.; Sec. 15-22-36.1 repealedHank Sanders03/19/2015
SB293Tallapoosa Co., sheriff, additional expense allowance and salaryTom Whatley05/26/2015Signed
SB292Property and casualty insurance, electronic delivery to address consented to, paper copy available upon request without chargeMark Slade Blackwell06/04/2015Signed
SB291University of North Alabama, board of trustees, terms of office revised, meetings by teleconference, Secs. 16-51-3, 16-51-4 am'd.Larry Stutts05/19/2015Signed
SB290Heating and Air Conditioning Contractors, Board of, additional requirements regarding testing duct tightness, definition of terms, fees, classroom training, renewal date for certification, Secs. 34-31-18, 34-31-20, 34-31-21, 34-31-24, 34-31-25, 34-31-26 am'd.Steve Livingston04/30/2015
SB289Health care, sections repealed relating to notification requirements when dense breast tissue is found during mammogram and relating to insurance maternity coverage for inpatient hospital care for certain minimum amounts of time for a mother and newborn, Secs. 22-13-71, 27-48-2 repealedLarry Stutts03/19/2015
SB288Heroes for Hire Tax Credit Act of 2012, renamed, Veterans Employment Act, Secs. 40-18-320, 40-18-321, 40-18-322 am'd.Gerald O. Dial04/09/2015
SB287Taxation, income tax refund check-off for contributions to USS Alabama Battleship Commission, Sec. 40-18-140 am'd.Rusty Glover06/04/2015Signed
SB285Code of Alabama 1975, Acts of 2014 Regular Session as contained in 2014 supplements and replacement volumes, codified with certain corrections, local laws of certain counties codified, duties of Secretary of StateJimmy Holley05/28/2015Signed
SB286Taxation, A Servant's Love, Incorporated, exempt from state, county, and municipal sales and use taxesRusty Glover03/19/2015
SB284Jacksonville State University, board of trustees membership revised, term decreased, Sec. 16-52-3 am'd.Del Marsh05/19/2015Signed
SB283Waste disposal, hazardous waste disposal facilities, environmental fees, distribution altered, Secs. 22-30B-2.1, 22-30B-4, 22-30B-4.1 am'd.Bobby D. Singleton05/28/2015Signed
SB282Gulf Coast Sand Restoration Trust Fund, created, administration by the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, distribution of interest earnedBill Hightower03/18/2015
SB281Education Trust Fund, rolling reserve, additional percentage of projected surplus by Finance Director and Director of Legislative Fiscal Office, added to calculator for appropriation cap, Sec. 29-9-4 am'd.Jimmy Holley03/18/2015
SB280Kyle Graddy Act, possession and self-administration of auto-injectable epinephrine by students permitted, Sec. 16-1-39 am'dTom Whatley06/03/2015
SB279Constitution of Alabama of 1901, proposed state and local constitutional amendment, and state and local referendums shall be held at statewide primary or general election, const. amend.Tom Whatley06/03/2015
SB277Holidays, to allow seasonal religious displaysPhillip W. Williams05/21/2015
SB278Insurance rate increase by personal line insurer, may take effect immediately unless objected to by the Commissioner of InsuranceMark Slade Blackwell03/18/2015
SB276Domestic violence, greater protection to victims, provided, Sec. 41-23-150 added; Secs. 13A-6-130, 13A-6-131, 13A-6-132, 13A-6-134, 13A-6-138, 13A-6-140 to 13A-6-143, inclusive, 15-10-3, 15-13-190, 15-23-62, 15-23-68, 30-5-1, 30-5-2, 30-5-3, 30-5-5 to 30-5-8, inclusive, 30-6-1 to 30-6-11, inclusive, 30-6-13, 30-7-1 to 30-7-6, inclusive, 30-9-1, 30-9-2, 41-9-621 am'd.Clay Scofield03/18/2015
SB275Debtors, homestead exemption and personal property exemption, increased, Secs. 6-10-2, 6-10-6, 6-10-11, 43-8-110, 43-8-111, 43-8-113, 43-8-115 am'd.Cam Ward03/18/2015
SB274County superintendents of education, requirement to maintain office at co. seat deleted, Sec. 16-9-24 am'd.Arthur Orr06/03/2015
SB273Motor vehicle insurance, proof of by cellular phone or electronic device allowed, Sec. 32-7A-26 added; Sec. 32-7A-6 am'd.Paul Sanford05/28/2015
SB272Sex crimes, sexual misconduct, lack of consent required, crimes of rape in the 3rd degree, sodomy in the 3rd degree and sexual abuse in 3rd degree created to address circumstances where both parties are below age of consent, Secs. 13A-6-65, 13A-6-70, 15-20A-5, 15-20A-6 am'd.Larry Stutts03/18/2015
SB270Vision care, services provided by optometrists and ophthalmologists, contracts with insurers, restrictions onMark Slade Blackwell06/04/2015Signed
SB271Frank Lee Youth Center, priority given to training adult inmates, Sec. 16-60-170 am'd.Linda Coleman-Madison04/30/2015Signed
SB269Veterans, written voluntary veterans' preference employment policy, provided by private employerBill Holtzclaw05/28/2015Signed
SB268Child support, Uniform Interstate Family Support Act adopted, registration, enforcement, and modification of foreign child support orders, Secs. 30-3D-101 to 30-3D-105, inclusive, 30-3D-201 to 30-3D-211, inclusive, 30-3D-301 to 30-3D-319, inclusive, 30-3D-401, 30-3D-402, 30-3D-501 to 30-3D-507, inclusive, 30-3D-601 to 30-3D-616, inclusive, 30-3D-701 to 30-3D-713, inclusive, 30-3D-801, 30-3D-802, 30-3D-901, 30-3D-902, added; Secs. 30-3A-101, 30-3A-102, 30-3A-103, 30-3A-201 to 30-3A-209, inclusive, 30-3A-301 to 30-3A-319, inclusive, 30-3A-401, 30-3A-501 to 30-3A-507, inclusive, 30-3A-601 to 30-3A-614, inclusive, 30-3A-701, 30-3A-801, 30-3A-802, 30-3A-901 to 30-3A-906, inclusive, repealedCam Ward05/26/2015Signed
SB267Driver's licenses, third party agents issuing examinations, driver education instructors at private driving schools, further authorized, Sec. 32-6-3 am'd.Del Marsh05/28/2015
SB266Commercial motor vehicles in intrastate transportation, allowable variances for hours of service limitations according to federal rule or law, records requestedSteve Livingston06/03/2015
SB265County Commission, office of coroner, tax assessor, tax collector, and revenue commissioner, expiration of term appoint persons to those offices, Secs. 11-51-1, 11-51-2 repealed; Sec. 17-14-1 am'd.Bill Holtzclaw03/18/2015
SB264Crime of theft of valor, created, criminal penalties, limitation period tolled, Sec. 13A-8-10.5 addedBill Holtzclaw06/03/2015
SB262Firearms, pistols, sale of or delivery to minor, record-keeping and administrative requirements, certain provisions eliminated, Secs. 13A-11-76, 13A-11-79, 13A-11-84, 40-12-143 am'd.Arthur Orr06/03/2015
SB263Veterans, in state government, authorizing preference in employment and promotion, Sec. 36-26-16 am'd.Bill Holtzclaw05/07/2015
SB261Child Care Provider Inclusion Act, established, state prohibited from discriminating against child care service providers under certain conditions, civil remedies, provided forGerald H. Allen03/17/2015
SB260Grocery stores, program created to finance operation in low and moderate income areas, administered by ADECA, Healthy Food Financing ActGreg J. Reed05/21/2015Signed
SB259St. Clair Co., alcoholic beverages, Sunday sales, municipalities and co. commission (for unincorporated area of county) authorized to conduct referendums to approve, subject to further regulation by governing bodyJim McClendon04/14/2015Signed
SB258Governmental immunity for officers and employees of the state, official capacity and personal capacity, term includes governmental entities such as counties and municipalities as defined in Sec. 11-93-1, Code of Alabama 1975, Act 2014-124, 2014 Reg. Sess., am'd; Sec. 36-1-12 am'd.Trip Pittman03/17/2015
SB257Uniform Condominium Act, define terms, required in state escrow agent, withdrawals limited, written notice required, Sec. 35-8A-410 am'd.Trip Pittman05/14/2015
SB256Taxation, organizations that receive exemption from sales and use tax because of specific legislation shall file annually certain information to the Department of Revenue, Department of Revenue to promulgate rulesBill Holtzclaw06/03/2015
SB255Alexander City., corp. limits alt.Tom Whatley04/28/2015Signed
SB254Insurance, allow owner of property, residential, and commercial, statewide to claim discount for structures retrofitted to resist storms, Secs. 27-31D-1, 27-31D-2, 27-31D-3 am'd.Bill Hightower05/28/2015Signed
SB253Child custody, military deployment not sole factor in determination in original order or modificationTom Whatley03/17/2015
SB252Courts, court-ordered treatment or education programs for alcohol or drug-related offenses, judge to decide level of education program defendant completes, Sec. 12-23-6 am'd.Tom Whatley03/17/2015
SB251Psychology, Board of Examiners in, qualifications and membership, inactive license fee, criminal history background checks, penalty for violations increased, obsolete language removed, Sec. 34-26-20 repealed; Secs. 34-26-21, 34-26-41, 34-26-43.1, 34-26-62, 34-26-65, 34-26-66 am'd.Cam Ward05/05/2015
SB250Mining, regulation of, Sec. 9-16-79 am'd.Greg J. Reed06/03/2015Signed
SB249Income tax credit, to physicians, physician assistants, and advanced practice nurse for providing clinical rotation in community based health clinicsGerald O. Dial06/03/2015
SB248Education Trust Fund, maximum amount appropriated annually, budget stabilization fund and capital fund, established, const. amend.Trip Pittman06/03/2015
SB247Alcoholic beverages, permit a retail licensee and state liquor store to conduct distilled liquor and wine tastings, Sec. 28-3A-25 am'd.William “Bill” M. Beasley05/19/2015
SB245Sales tax, entities exempt required to initially pay sales tax and later seek refund of exempted state tax amounts, Department of Revenue authorized to promulgate rulesArthur Orr04/14/2015
SB246Schools, dual enrollment, high school students taking college courses, authorizedArthur Orr06/03/2015
SB244Tax refund, interest paid by Department of Revenue on overpayments, required after receipt of refund petition, Sec. 40-1-44 am'd.Arthur Orr03/17/2015
SB243Taxation, business privilege taxes, compliance certificate substituted for a good standing certificate, Sec. 40-2A-10 am'd.Arthur Orr06/03/2015Signed
SB242Cyber-bullying of students and school employees, crime created, penalties, restitution, reporting requirement, deferred prosecution and expungement authorizedArthur Orr03/17/2015
SB241Fair Campaign Practices Act, revised, State Campaign Finance Commission, created, Secs. 17-5-7.2, 17-5-19.1, 17-5-19.2, 17-5-21, 36-14-18 added; Secs.17-5-2, 17-5-4 to 17-5-10, inclusive, 17-5-19, 36-25-3, 36-25-4, 36-25-14, 36-25-15 am'd.Arthur Orr06/04/2015Signed
SB240Presidential preference primary election, date changed to first Tuesday in March, beginning 2016, Secs.17-13-3, 17-13-100 am'd.Quinton Ross05/21/2015Signed
SB239Public works contracts, alternative project delivery methods authorized, selection of construction manager/general contractor, penalties for violations, Secs. 39-2-40 to 39-2-43, inclusive, added; Secs. 39-2-1, 39-2-2 am'd.Paul Sanford03/17/2015
SB238Hospitals, to require to provide information and instructions to caregivers upon discharge of patientGerald O. Dial03/17/2015
SB237Municipality or county, business license tax, home health agency and hospice, tax due only where headquarters or branch office is located, tax not to be levied only because of delivery of service by employees, Sec 11-51-90.3 addedJ.T. Waggoner03/17/2015
SB235Class 5 municipalities, tax sale properties acquired from State Land Commissioner, expedited procedure to quiet title in lieu of procedures in Title 40, Chapter 10, Code of Alabama 1975Del Marsh05/21/2015
SB236Dogs, limits for chaining and tethering, seizure by humane officer, penalties, Alabama Dog Tethering and Outdoor Shelter ActJ.T. Waggoner03/17/2015
SB234Nursing board, add members to, nominating process to, Secs. 34-21-1, 34-21-2 am'd.Paul Bussman05/14/2015
SB233Contractors, State Licensing Board for General Contractors, one board member to be a subcontractor, Sec. 34-8-20 am'd.Paul Bussman05/12/2015Signed
SB232General contractor regulation, exemptions for residence and private dwellings may not be restricted by municipal governing or regulatory bodies, Sec. 34-8-7 am'd.Del Marsh06/04/2015Signed
SB231Legacy Trust Fund, created, board of trustees, settlement proceeds, assets repay Alabama Trust Fund Rainy Day Account, assets held in trust, interest paid to General Fund, Alabama Capital Improvement Trust Fund, and to Legacy Trust Fund, const. amend.Gerald H. Allen06/03/2015
SB230Courts, judges, Judicial Resources Allocation Commission, established, membership, duties, authority to increase or decrease judgeships under certain criteriaArthur Orr05/19/2015
SB229Business entities, filing requirements, electronic process established for countiesSteve Livingston06/04/2015Signed
SB228Henry Co., age for retirement of probate judge extended to 72, const. amend.William “Bill” M. Beasley06/03/2015
SB227Ad valorem tax, add'l. levied, distrib. for education purposes, const. amend.Bobby D. Singleton03/12/2015
SB226Wallace-Folsom College Savings Investment Plan, named changed to Wallace-Folsom Savings Investment Plan, provide the Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) program, definitions relating to ABLE, provide tax exemptions, appropriations for development of ABLE program, Secs. 16-33C-1, 16-33C-2, 16-33C-2.1, 16-33C-3, 16-33C-4, 16-33C-5, 16-33C-10, 16-33C-11, 16-33C-12, 40-18-19 am'd.Dick Brewbaker06/04/2015Signed
SB224Education, authorize local boards of education to admit or readmit students under age 21 to twelth grade, Secs. 16-11-16, 16-28-3 am'd.Quinton Ross03/12/2015
SB225Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill, settlement funds, priority disbursement to economic and environmental restoration projects in Mobile and Baldwin CountiesBill Hightower06/03/2015
SB223Baldwin Co., 28th Judicial Circuit, additional circuit judge, conditioned on funding for compensation and benefits by county commission, electionGreg Albritton03/12/2015
SB222Probate, inheritance, ownership of certain inter-vivos assets upon divorce or annulmentGreg Albritton05/28/2015Signed
SB221Elections, 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 Ward06/03/2015
SB220Energy efficiency projects, financing by local governments authorized, non ad valorem tax assessments, liens, bonds authorized, Property Insurance and Energy Reduction Act of AlabamaBill Hightower06/04/2015Signed
SB219Labor, child labor law enforcement, Sec. 25-8-59 am'd.Steve Livingston05/28/2015
SB218Redemption of land sold for taxes, eliminate the requirement to pay interest on excess bid, Sec. 40-10-122 am'd.Trip Pittman03/12/2015
SB217Rescue Squads, Alabama Association of, tax exemptions, Sec. 40-9-13 am'd.Steve Livingston03/12/2015
SB216State agencies, fees levied which are retained to fund agency, increases based on Consumer Price Index authorized to be adopted by rule, periodic fees thereafter every five yearsGerald O. Dial06/04/2015Signed
SB215Contract Review Permanent Legislative Oversight Committee, state agencies to provide certain documents for mass publication to this committee for approval, Secs. 29-2-40, 29-2-41, 29-2-41.3 am'd.Jimmy Holley03/12/2015
SB214Alcoholic beverages, entertainment district or brewpub, sale of alcoholic beverages, Sec. 28-3A-6.1 added; Secs. 28-3A-17.1, 28-4A-3 am'd.Larry Stutts03/12/2015
SB213Defibrillators, training and notification on use of manufacturers of, required to provide in-service training, notice of change of ownership, Sec. 6-5-332.3 am'd.Tim Melson04/09/2015
SB212State employees, exempt positions, added, state employees classified service, resumption of position, clarifed, Secs. 36-26-10, 36-26-32.1 am'd.Tim Melson06/04/2015Signed
SB211Food service establishments, listing of country of origin of food containing fish product of the Order of Siluriformes, notice, Sec. 22-20A-31 am'd.Bobby D. Singleton06/03/2015
SB210Alcoholic beverages, wet-dry referendum, expands time during which elections may be held, Sec. 28-2-1 am'd.Dick Brewbaker06/04/2015Signed
SB209Cosmetology and Barbering, Alabama Board of, schools of cosmetology and barbering, provide training programs above secondary level, Secs. 34-7B-1, 34-7B-26 am'd.Cam Ward05/07/2015
SB208Divorce, court granting divorce witihin 30 days allowed, divorce and other marital issues, separated, divorce without hearing, granted, restriction on remarrying, decreased to 30 days, appeal filed and affecting divorce, prohibited, Secs. 30-2-8.1, 30-2-10 am'd.Tom Whatley03/10/2015
SB207Alcoholic beverages, business relocationTom Whatley03/10/2015
SB205Real estate, restrictions, sign limitationsTom Whatley05/14/2015
SB206Cosmetologists, authorize to use neck brushes, Sec. 34-7B-1, am'd.Tom Whatley05/05/2015
SB204Divorce, appeals, restriction on parties to remarry during appeal, removed, Sec. 30-2-10 am'd.Tom Whatley03/10/2015
SB203State Forestry Commission, Department of Agriculture and Industries renamed as Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Industries, Division of State Forestry within Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Industries created, transfer of responsibilities and other effects of the State Forestry Commission to the Division of State Forestry, Secs. 9-3-2, 9-3-3, 9-3-16 repealed; Secs. 9-3-1, 9-3-2, 9-3-3, 9-3-4, 9-3-5 to 9-3-10, inclusive, 9-3-10.1, 9-3-11 to 9-3-15, inclusive, 9-3-17, 9-3-19, 9-8A-3, 9-10A-4, 9-13-1, 9-13-3, 9-13-4, 9-13-5, 9-13-6, 9-13-8, 9-13-9, 9-13-10, 9-13-10.1, 9-13-11, 9-13-24, 9-13-40 to 9-13-47, inclusive, 9-13-49, 9-13-50, 9-13-63, 9-13-64, 9-13-65, 9-13-80, 9-13-84, 9-13-103, 9-13-104, 9-13-122, 9-13-124, 9-13-125, 9-13-126, 9-13-140, 9-13-141, 9-13-161 to 9-13-164, inclusive, 9-13-166, 9-13-167, 9-13-181, 9-13-182, 9-13-185, 9-13-189, 9-13-190, 9-13-192 to 9-13-196, inclusive, 9-13-201, 9-13-225, 9-13-226, 9-13-272, 9-13-273, 9-15-3, 9-15-30, 9-15-82, 11-84-2, 23-1-293, 31-9C-2, 32-6-272, 32-6-410, 32-6-411, 32-6-413, 36-16-11, 36-21-8, 36-27-59, 36-30-1, 36-30-2, 36-32-1, 40-7-25.1, 41-4-33.1, 41-6A-8, 41-23-141 am'd.Arthur Orr03/10/2015
SB202Tax credit, for certain voluntary assessments, Sec. 11-71-11 am'd.Trip Pittman03/10/2015
SB201Motor fuel excise tax, importers of motor fuel, date tax due, changed, Sec. 40-17-340 am'd.Steve Livingston03/10/2015
SB199Hale Co., sheriff, local background checks requested by co. residents, authorized, fees, disposition of fundsBobby D. Singleton05/28/2015Signed
SB200Motor fuels, consigned, taking without consent of owner of consignor or written agreement constitutes theft, penalties, Secs. 13A-8-75 to 13A-8-77, inclusive, addedSteve Livingston06/04/2015Signed
SB198Hale Co., sheriff, Sheriff Service of Process Serving Fund, created, service of process, further provided for, sheriff may contract for service, fees, disposition of fundsBobby D. Singleton05/28/2015Signed
SB197Right of publicity, elements and scope of liability for infringement period, extent of right provided, defenses and damages specified, Right of Publicity ActRodger Smitherman05/12/2015Signed
SB195Workplace bullying, intimidation or harassment prohibited, Healthy Workplace ActRodger Smitherman03/10/2015
SB196Civil actions, Uniform Asset-Preservation Orders Act enacted, procedure for court orders to preserve assets of parties including order to nonpartiesRodger Smitherman06/03/2015
SB194Motor vehicles, motorcycles, distinctive license tags, established for Birmingham Barons, additional feeRodger Smitherman03/10/2015
SB193Motor vehicles, distinctive license tags, Birmingham Civil Rights Institute distinctive license tagRodger Smitherman03/10/2015
SB192Traffic stops, racial profiling by law enforcement officers, prohibited, written policies, forms for statistics, and reports to Attorney General required, provision for complaintsRodger Smitherman06/03/2015
SB190Northport, civil service system, city attorney deleted from exempt service, Act 1225, 1969 Reg. Sess. am'd.Greg J. Reed03/19/2015
SB191Postsecondary Education, State Board of, established, transfer of responsibility over two-year institutions of higher education from the State Board of Education and the State Department of Education to the State Board of Postsecondary Education and the State Department of Postsecondary Education, Secs. 16-60-110.1, 16-60-111, 16-60-111.10, 16-60-111.11, 16-60-111.12, 16-60-111.13, 16-60-111.14, 16-60-111.15, 16-60-111.16, 16-60-116, 16-60-117 added; Secs. 16-60-110, 16-60-111.1, 16-60-111.2, 16-60-111.3, 16-60-111.4, 16-60-111.5, 16-60-111.6, 16-60-111.7, 16-60-111.8, 16-60-111.9, 16-60-112, 16-60-113, 16-60-114, 16-60-115 am'd.Trip Pittman05/05/2015Signed
SB189Hospitals, elderly, influenza vaccine required to be offered to inpatients between October and MarchWilliam “Bill” M. Beasley03/10/2015
SB188Prosthetists and Orthotists Board, powers of board, subpoena powers re board hearing and complaints against licensees, Sec. 34-25A-7.1 am'd.William “Bill” M. Beasley04/16/2015
SB187Assistant principals, hire and employ similar to contract principalsGreg Albritton06/03/2015
SB185Motor vehicles, salvage pools and salvage disposal, qualifications for sales revised, notice to purchasers required, surety bond requirements revised, Secs. 40-12-414, 40-12-421 am'd.; Secs. 40-12-422, 40-12-423 repealedPaul Sanford03/10/2015
SB186State Personnel Board, to fix cabinet members and department heads salaries, Sec. 36-6-6 am'd.Greg Albritton05/28/2015Signed
SB184Lyman Ward Military Academy, appropriationTrip Pittman05/26/2015Signed
SB183Tuskegee University, appropriationTrip Pittman05/26/2015Signed
SB182Appropriations, supplemental appropriations for fiscal year ending September 30, 2015, from Education Trust Fund to the Legislature, Department of Veterans' Affairs, and Department of Human ResourcesTrip Pittman06/04/2015Signed
SB180Talladega College, appropriationTrip Pittman05/21/2015Signed
SB181Police animals, trained or handled by Class One Railroad Officer or special agent, included in protection laws, Sec. 13A-11-260 am'd.Clay Scofield04/16/2015
SB179Education budget, appropriations for the support, maintenance, and development of public educationTrip Pittman05/26/2015Signed
SB178Transportation Department, contracts, public to private firms, construction and maintenance of road and public improvement projects, Sec. 23-1-40 am'd.Arthur Orr05/14/2015
SB177Rescue Squads, Alabama Association of, voluntary contribution through ad valorem tax processRusty Glover05/19/2015Signed
SB176Morgan Co., Industrial Park and Economic Development Cooperative District, jurisdiction of district extended, Act 2007-339, 2007 Reg. Sess. reenacted and amended by Act 2009-767, am'd.Arthur Orr04/02/2015Signed
SB175Controlled substance prescription database, Class II to Class V controlled substances, reporting of dispensing, veterinarians exempt from report, Sec. 20-2-213 am'd.Larry Stutts06/02/2015
SB174Department of Children's Affairs, named changed to Department of Early Childhood Education, Commissioner of Department of Children's Affairs changed to Secretary of Early Childhood Education, Secs. 26-24-1 to 26-24-6, inclusive, 26-24-20, 26-24-22, 26-24-23, 26-24-30, 26-24-34 am'd.Shay Shelnutt06/03/2015
SB173Peace Officers' Annuity and Benefit Fund, calculation of benefits, manner of, fees adjusted per recommendation of actuary, Secs. 36-21-68, 36-21-73 am'd.Jimmy Holley06/03/2015
SB172St. Clair Co., court costs, Legislature authorized to regulate, const. amend.Jim McClendon04/23/2015Signed
SB171Scottsboro, alcoholic beverages, Sunday sales, city council authorized to regulateSteve Livingston03/19/2015Signed
SB170Trade, Construction Industry Craft Training Program and Craft Training Board, created, proceed to finance, powers and duties of boardJimmy Holley05/28/2015Signed
SB169Jefferson Co., ad valorem tax, special school district add'l tax, procedures for levy, use for public school purposes in district where levied, const. amend.J.T. Waggoner03/10/2015
SB168Fort Payne, alcoholic beverages, draft or keg beer or malt beverages, sale authorized, city council to regulateSteve Livingston04/07/2015Signed
SB167Physicians, registration and fees for physicians providing pain management services, single annual fee including for additional locations, Sec. 34-24-604 am'd.William “Bill” M. Beasley05/12/2015Signed
SB166Lane Cake, designated as official state dessertWilliam “Bill” M. Beasley04/16/2015
SB165Prosthetists and Orthotists, Board of, regulation of practice of prosthetics, orthotics, and pedorthics, exemption of persons employed in certain facilities deleted, Sec. 34-25A-5 am'd.William “Bill” M. Beasley04/16/2015Signed
SB163Tax Credits, Alabama New Markets Development Act, limitations revised, allocation of tax credits further provided for, Sec. 41-9-219.2 am'd.Jimmy Holley03/05/2015
SB164Local bills, advertisement or posting prior to introduction, procedures, amendment further provided for, introduction limited, Sec. 106 (Recompiled Constitution of Alabama of 1901) am'd., const. amend.Greg Albritton06/03/2015
SB162Motor 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.Arthur Orr04/30/2015
SB161Education, civics test, requirement for graduation from high schoolArthur Orr03/05/2015
SB160State agencies, report to Executive Budget officer re: federal funding required, submission of reports to Joint Fiscal Committee for consideration, recommendationsArthur Orr06/04/2015Signed
SB159Colleges and universities, out-of-state institutions, online programs offered in this state, exempt from regulation by the Ala. Comm. on Higher Education and Postsecondary Education. Dept. under certain conditions, State Reciprocity Committee created, Secs. 16-5-10, 16-46-3 am'd.Rusty Glover04/30/2015Signed
SB158Motor vehicles, distinctive tags for Alabama Gold Star Family, cost of tag reduced, registration fee exempted, Secs. 32-6-630, 40-12-244 am'd.Jimmy Holley06/03/2015
SB157Foster care, Dept. of Human Resources to develop and administer, scholarship program for foster children, eligibility, job training courses, scholarship benefits limited, Fostering Hope Scholarship Act, Sec. 40-18-362 repealedDick Brewbaker04/30/2015Signed
SB156Senior Services Department, commissioner, administer ratio of dept., Board of Directors to serve as advisory board, Secs. 38-3-1, 38-3-2, 38-3-3, 38-3-4, 38-3-5, 38-3-6, 38-3-7 am'd.Gerald O. Dial04/16/2015
SB154Transportation Department, director authorized to appoint assistant counsel subject to State Merit System, Sec. 23-1-26 am'd.Cam Ward06/04/2015Signed
SB155Brantley, motor vehicles, automated photographic speeding enforcement, authorized, procedures, posting of informational signs, adoption of municipal ordinances, civil fines, record keeping, municipal court jurisdiction, appeals, Brantley Speed Limit Safety ActDick Brewbaker03/19/2015Signed
SB153Motor vehicle rental companies, selling of insurance by employees and agents authorized under certain conditions, compensation further provided for, Sec. 27-7-5.1 am'd.Mark Slade Blackwell06/03/2015
SB152Printing, agencies required to use garamond font for printing internallyMark Slade Blackwell05/07/2015
SB151Insurance Department, regulation of insurance companies, provision for Own Risk Management Assessments (ORSA) with Commissioner of Insurance, confidentially under certain conditions, Secs. 27-29A-1 to 27-29A-10 addedMark Slade Blackwell03/05/2015
SB150Insurance rate increase by personal line insurer, may take effect immediately unless objected to by the Commissioner of InsuranceMark Slade Blackwell03/05/2015
SB148Voting, presidential elections, nominating petitions must be filed with Secretary of State no later than 82 days preceeding the elections, petitions filed with party chair 116 days before elections, names withdrawn within 76 days of elections, Secs. 17-13-102, 17-13-104, 17-13-105, 17-14-31 am'd.Gerald O. Dial06/04/2015Signed
SB149Bail bond surety insurers, regulation by Insurance Department, amount of unearned premium reserve specific required, Sec. 27-36-3.1 addedMark Slade Blackwell03/05/2015
SB147Insurance Department, insurance companies, examinations, filing with Commissioner of Insurance, rebuttals, hearings, confidentiality provisions, Sec. 27-2-24 am'd.Mark Slade Blackwell05/21/2015Signed
SB146Gorgas Memorial Board, statute repealed, Sec. 41-9-220 repealedGerald H. Allen04/07/2015
SB144Alcoholic beverages, municipal option elections held under Section 28-2A-1, Code of Alabama 1975, as amended by Act 2009-546, taxes, licenses, ratified and confirmedPaul Sanford06/03/2015
SB145Jury trials, six member juries authorized in certain criminal proceedings and certain civil cases in which the amount in controversy does not exceed $50,000, Sec. 12-16-100, 12-16-101, 12-16-140 am'd.Arthur Orr03/19/2015
SB143Alcoholic Beverages, municipal option elections allowed in all municipalities with a population over 1,000, Secs. 28-2A-1, 28-2A-3 am'd.Paul Sanford06/03/2015
SB142Parents or legal guardian, authorize treatment for medical, dental, health, or mental health service, including commitment to mental health facility, where minor refusedPaul Sanford06/04/2015Signed
SB141Education, civics test, requirement for graduation from high schoolGerald H. Allen03/03/2015
SB140Motor vehicles, distinctive tags, colleges and universities, available for motorcycles and motor-driven cycles, Sec. 32-6-150 am'd.Gerald H. Allen06/03/2015
SB137Lobbying, prohibiting certain public officials from serving as a lobbyist for a two-year period, Secs. 36-25-13, 36-25-23 am'd.Del Marsh05/21/2015
SB138Education, juvenile probation officers authorized to share certain information and records with school personnel for limited purposes, exceptions, confidentiality, immunity, Sec. 12-15-217 am'd.Arthur Orr06/03/2015
SB139Self Service Storage Act, notification of default by email, posting of notice on website, commercially reasonable sale specified, enforcement of owners' lien against member of armed forces time extended, Secs. 8-15-31, 8-15-34 am'd.; Secs. 8-15-39, 8-15-40 addedGerald H. Allen06/03/2015
SB136State Personnel Board, tax deferred annuity and deferred compensation programs, county employees authorized to participate, Sec. 36-26-14 am'd.Phillip W. Williams04/21/2015Signed
SB134Employment practice, unlawful to inquire from job applicant information relating to arrests or conviction of crimesQuinton Ross03/03/2015
SB135Parental right, to make decisions regarding child's education, upbringing, and carePaul Sanford03/03/2015
SB133Petroleum products, taxation, collection and distribution by Revenue Department, certain duties transferred from Agriculture and Industries Department, aviation fuel exempt, Secs. 8-17-95, 8-17-96, 8-17-97, 8-17-98, 8-17-99, 8-17-100, 8-17-101, 8-17-102 added; Sec. 8-17-89 repealed; Secs. 8-17-80, 8-17-84, 8-17-87, 8-17-91, 8-17-92, 8-17-93, 40-17-325, 40-17-329, 40-17-340, 40-17-359, 40-17-362 am'd.Tom Whatley04/14/2015Signed
SB132Open Meetings Act, meeting, definition, exclusion when two persons gather when no final decision is made, Sec. 36-25A-2 am'd.Bill Hightower06/02/2015Signed
SB131Elections, voter registration lists, publication by judge of probate on website of co. or Association of Co. Commissioners website, comp., Secs. 17-4-1, 17-4-10, 17-9-5 am'd.Paul Sanford06/03/2015
SB130Lodging tax, state, co., or mun., filing and payment through optional single point online (ONE SPOT) filing system, uniform due date for all local taxes eligible to be filed through ONE SPOT provided for, Sec. 40-23-244 added; Secs. 40-23-240, 40-23-241 am'd.Paul Sanford04/14/2015Signed
SB128Alcoholic beverages, beer suppliers and wholesalers, authorize breweries to enter into contracts with beer wholesalers, provide termination or changing of their relationship with beer wholesalers, Sec. 28-9-6.1 added; Secs. 28-9-2, 28-9-6 am'd.Paul Sanford03/03/2015
SB129Firefighters, law enforcement officers, families eligible to receive death benefit as if the person died in the line of duty, resubmission of denied applications and extension of statute of limitations, Sec. 36-30-2 am'd.Paul Sanford04/16/2015
SB127Agricultural equipment and machinery, sales and use tax exempt, Sec. 40-23-38, 40-23-64 repealed; Sec. 40-23-37, 40-23-63 am'd.Tom Whatley03/03/2015
SB126Alabama Open Meetings Act, members of governmental bodies may participate in meetings and deliberation electronicallyArthur Orr04/30/2015
SB124Real property, foreclosures on homesteads, redemption period reduced, Secs. 6-5-248, 6-5-252, 8-1-172 am'd.Greg J. Reed04/16/2015Signed
SB125Physicians, Interstate Medical Licensure Compact established to streamline process of licensing physicians in multiple states, coordinated information system database and compact commissionGreg J. Reed05/12/2015Signed
SB123Game hunting, permits for broadcast, spincast, and container feeders authorized under certain conditions, permits, fees, penalties, Secs. 9-11-244 and 9-11-245 not to applyTom Whatley06/03/2015
SB122General Fund Budget, line item established for Navigable Waters Dredging FundBill Hightower06/03/2015Signed
SB121Lord Wedgwood Charity, Inc., exempt from all state, county, and municipal sales and use taxes and lodging taxesJ.T. Waggoner03/03/2015
SB120Motor vehicles, distinctive license plates, "In God We Trust" new category of tag created for any licenseeBill Hightower06/03/2015
SB118Certified public accountants, qualifications revised, education requirements revised, Sec. 34-1-4 am'd.Clyde Chambliss05/05/2015Signed
SB119Legislative Fiscal Office, tax exemptions, annual report to Legislature of "tax expenditures" from exemptionsBill Hightower05/21/2015Signed
SB117Taxation, tax deduction for taxpayers who made contributions to a catastrophe savings account, increase in state tax deduction, technical corrections to remove ambiguities, Homeowner's Insurance Catastrophic Event Planning Act, Secs. 40-18-311, 40-18-312 am'd.Bill Hightower05/07/2015
SB116Hunting on land without permission, penalties revised, fines increased, restitution, forfeiture of hunting gear and firearms, Secs. 9-11-240, 9-11-241, 9-11-242 repealedArthur Orr06/03/2015
SB114Education, gifted or talented children, grants for educational programs provided by State Department of Education, local match requiredArthur Orr04/30/2015
SB115Alcoholic beverages, retail sale by state phased out, privilege granted to Class A and Class B licensees, inventory bailment system, tax, displaced employees benefits, leases, market zones established, Secs. 28-1-4, 28-2-22, 28-3-43, 28-3-53.1, 28-3-53.2, 28-3-202, 28-3-205, 28-3-207, 28-3-241, 28-3A-11, 28-3A-12, 28-3A-19, 28-3A-20, 28-3A-21, 28-3A-22, 28-7-16 am'd.; Secs. 28-3-74, 28-3-280 to 28-3-286, inclusive, repealed on October 1, 2012Arthur Orr06/03/2015
SB113Limited Liability Law, governing law clarified, liability for wrongful distributions clarified, Secs.10A-5A-1.05, 10A-5A-1.06, 10A-5A-1.07, 10A-5A-4.06 am'd.Arthur Orr06/03/2015
SB112Article V Convention, appointment of delegates by the Legislature, qualifications, recall, oathArthur Orr06/03/2015
SB111Transportation Infrastructure Bank, established, members, powers, duties, terms, sources for capitalization, liability of bank, procedures for issuance of loans and financial assistance for qualified projects, annual report to Governor and Legislature, audit, Transportation Infrastructure Bank ActArthur Orr04/14/2015Signed
SB110Payday loans, deferred presentment services, expand licensure requirements, further regulate deferred presentment services, penalties for evading licensure requirements, Secs. 5-18A-3, 5-18A-12, 5-18A-13 am'd.Arthur Orr06/03/2015
SB109Taxation, tax credit, employer provided a tax credit for employing an apprentice, definitions, Apprenticeship Tax Credit ActArthur Orr06/04/2015
SB108Missing children, Emergency Missing Child Alert System, created, administered by Alabama Law Enforcement Agency, procedures for activation, limited immunity, Haiwayi Robinson Emergency Missing Child Alert System ActVivian Davis Figures04/02/2015Signed
SB107Public records, use of camera or electronic device to make copies of, public officer prohibited from charging copy fee, Sec. 36-12-40 am'd.Arthur Orr05/28/2015
SB105Education, civics test, requirement for graduation from high schoolArthur Orr03/03/2015
SB106Consumers and consumer protection, protection of data containing personal information, notification of breach of to Attorney General and consumers required, disposal of records, civil penaltyArthur Orr06/03/2015
SB104Cyber-bullying of students and school employees, crime created, penalties, restitution, reporting requirement, deferred prosecution and expungement authorizedArthur Orr03/03/2015
SB103Motor vehicles, farm tags for truck tractors, provision limiting a farmer to one farm tag for truck tractors deleted, Sec. 40-12-248 am'd.Clay Scofield06/03/2015
SB102Taxation, exempt certain chapters of Arc of Alabama from sale and use taxRusty Glover03/03/2015
SB101Common Core Curriculum Standards, terminated, prior courses of study to be implementedRusty Glover06/03/2015
SB99Education, universal preschool program, established, eligibility requirements, Education Department to implement, funding from Education Trust FundQuinton Ross03/03/2015
SB100Donated leave, limitation on hours of leave a state employee may contribute to another state employee who has qualified for catastrophic sick leave, removed, Sec. 36-26-35.2 am'd.Rusty Glover06/03/2015
SB98Education Trust Funds, repeal Education Trust Fund Rolling Reserve Act, reenact Education Trust Fund Proration Account, Sec. 40-1-32.1 reenacted; Secs. 29-9-1 to 29-9-6, inclusive, repealedQuinton Ross03/03/2015
SB97Motor vehicles, accidents, when no apparent physical injury driver authorized to move motor vehicle from roadway, authorize Department of Transportation employees to assist in moving disabled vehicle, immunity, Sec. 32-10-1 am'd.Gerald H. Allen05/28/2015
SB95Health Department, Palliative Care and Quality of Life, State Advisory Council and program established, appointed by State Health Officer, advisory capacity to departmentJ.T. Waggoner05/19/2015Signed
SB96Counties, co. commission, operation, contracts with municipalities, contracts or employment with family members of commissioners clarified, self-funded property insurance, maintenance of annexed roads including evacuation route, bonding of employees of emergency communication districts, Secs. 11-1-10, 11-3-5, 11-30-1, 11-49-80, 11-98-4 am'd.Clyde Chambliss04/14/2015Signed
SB94Taxation, Trips for Kids, exempt from state, county, and municipal sales and use taxesJ.T. Waggoner03/03/2015
SB93H. Councill Trenholm State Technical College, named changed to H. Councill Trenholm State Community CollegeQuinton Ross05/21/2015Signed
SB92Birmingham Children's Theatre, taxation, exempt from state, county, and municipal sales and use taxJ.T. Waggoner03/03/2015
SB91Municipalities with population less than 19,000, auth. to enforce speed limits on interstate highways, provision repealed, Sec. 32-5A-171 am'd.Gerald O. Dial06/03/2015
SB90School Fiscal Accountability Act, local boards of education authorized to conduct certain financial transactions by electronic methods, Sec. 16-13A-14 added; Secs. 16-6B-7, 16-8-37, 16-11-24 repealedBill Holtzclaw05/14/2015
SB89Water works boards, serving counties other than co., where organized, additional board members, term, compensation, coverage by Ethics Law, notice and hearing regarding rate increasesJ.T. Waggoner05/07/2015Signed
SB88Health, contracts for health care services, payment not restricted to credit card only, Transparency in Health Insurer Payment Transactions, Sec. 27-1-17.1 addedGerald O. Dial04/14/2015
SB87Ten Commandments, display of on state property and at public schools, authorized, const. amend.Gerald O. Dial06/03/2015
SB86Tax Assessors, Tax Collector, Co. Revenue Commissioners, supernumerary status, salary cap, co. commission may remove, Sec. 40-6-3 am'd.Gerald O. Dial04/16/2015
SB85Athens, ad valorem tax, additional leviedTim Melson03/17/2015
SB84Athens, weed abatement as nuisance, notice, liens, foreclosure of propertyTim Melson04/02/2015Signed
SB83Eminent domain, prohibited for purpose of acquiring mortgages or deeds of trust, Secs. 11-47-170, 11-80-1, 18-1B-2 am'd.Jimmy Holley04/09/2015Signed
SB82Motor vehicle, disability, disabled parking, placards to contain full name of person with disability, Sec. 32-6-231 am'd.Jimmy Holley05/21/2015
SB81Court costs, filing fee, expungement of certain criminal offenses abolished, uniform petition for expungement, established, Sec. 15-27-4 repealed; Secs. 15-27-1, 15-27-2 am'd.Cam Ward03/03/2015
SB80Product liability, innovator liability, immunity for damages arising from product not designed, manufactured, sold, or leased by a manufacturerCam Ward04/30/2015Signed
SB79Colleges and universities, age of majority designated as 18 years for participation in research, Sec. 26-1-1 am'd.Tom Whatley06/03/2015
SB78Class 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 fundsGerald O. Dial06/03/2015
SB77Associate degree, awarding of by 2-year public college to students who transfer to 4-year public college and subsequently qualify, Sec. 16-5-8.5 addedGerald O. Dial05/28/2015
SB76Finance Department, Divisions of Facilities, Leasing, Construction and Energy Management created, duties, certain duties of state Building Commission transferred to, Secs. 41-4-2, 41-4-3, 41-4-261, 41-9-141 am'd; Secs. 41-4-183, 41-6A-4(10), 41-9-140, 41-9-142 repealedDel Marsh06/04/2015Signed
SB75Medicaid, expanded to include persons for whom matching funds are available under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, Alabama Medicaid Agency to implement, appropriationWilliam “Bill” M. Beasley03/03/2015
SB74Courts, district, small claims division, jurisdiction increased, filing fees remain as were before increased jurisdiction, Secs. 12-11-30, 12-12-31, 12-19-71, 12-19-72 am'd.Greg Albritton03/03/2015
SB72Education, local boards of education, virtual schools, required to adopt policy providing virtual school option for eligible students in grades 9 to 12, duties to State Education Department, legislative task force to reviewDick Brewbaker04/23/2015Signed
SB73Initiative, constitutional amendments, proposed by people, authorized, Legislature may offer alternate proposal, const. amend.Dick Brewbaker03/03/2015
SB71Accountability Act of 2013, revised to clarify intent of educational choice, define academic year, define family, further provide for tax credits, limits amount of administrative and operating expenses paid from revenue, annual reporting to Department of Revenue, Secs. 16-6D-4, 16-6D-9 am'd.Del Marsh06/04/2015Signed
SB70Shelby Co., judge of probate, vacancies, nominations to Governor by Shelby Co. Judicial Commission, const. amend.Cam Ward05/19/2015Signed
SB69Public contracts, staffing plan for employees of companies awarded public contractsCam Ward03/03/2015
SB68Consumer, regulate the lending of money, Sec. 6-8-120 added; Secs. 5-19-1, 5-19-3, 5-19-16 am'd.Cam Ward06/03/2015
SB67Corrections reform, criminal penalties and sentencing revised, alternative community corrections programs required, specified treatment and supervision practices by Board of Pardons and Paroles required, criteria for release required, sanctions for violations by parolees and probationers, mandatory supervision periods for inmates, Secs. 13A-8-3.1, 13A-8-4.1, 13A-8-8.1, 13A-8-18.1, 13A-8-24, 13A-9-3.1, 13A-9-6.1, 15-22-26.1, 15-22-36.3, 15-22-57 added; Secs. 12-25-32, 12-25-33, 13A-5-3, 13A-5-6, 13A-5-9, 13A-5-11, 13A-5-13, 13A-7-7, 13A-8-3, 13A-8-4, 13A-8-5, 13A-8-8, 13A-8-9, 13A-8-10.2, 13A-8-10.3, 13A-8-18, 13A-8-19, 13A-9-3, 13A-9-4, 13A-9-6, 13A-9-7, 13A-9-14, 13A-12-211, 13A-12-212, 13A-12-213, 13A-12-291, 14-14-5, 15-8-8, 15-18-171, 15-18-172, 15-18-174, 15-18-176, 15-18-180, 15-18-182, 15-22-24, 15-22-26, 15-22-28, 15-22-29, 15-22-31, 15-22-32, 15-22-33, 15-22-36, 15-22-36.2, 15-22-51, 15-22-52, 15-22-53, 15-22-54, 29-2-20, 36-18-25 am'd.Cam Ward05/12/2015Signed
SB66Court records, access by district attorneys and their employees at no charge, Sec. 12-19-180 am'd.Cam Ward03/03/2015
SB65Capital punishment, mentally retarded defendant, procedures for court to determine, established, Sec. 13A-5-60 addedHank Sanders03/03/2015
SB64Crimes and offenses, Rape 1st degree, parental rights of defendant of child, terminated, Sec. 13A-6-61 am'd.Hank Sanders03/03/2015
SB63Capital cases, sentencing, court prohibited from overriding jury verdict, Secs. 13A-5-45, 13A-5-46, 13A-5-47 am'd.Hank Sanders03/03/2015
SB62Death penalty, moratorium on imposition and execution not to exceed three years, procedure for administeringHank Sanders03/03/2015
SB61Death penalty, persons under certain age exemptHank Sanders03/03/2015
SB60Death 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 Sanders03/03/2015
SB59Voter registration, to allow persons to register up to and on date of election, Sec. 17-3-50 am'd.Hank Sanders03/03/2015
SB58Brown shrimp, designated as official state crustaceanTrip Pittman04/30/2015Signed
SB57Term limits, members of Senate and House of Representatives limited to three consecutive full terms, const. amend.Trip Pittman06/03/2015
SB56State agencies, persons or entities providing services, rules, specifications, requirements, changes prohibited during projectTrip Pittman04/09/2015
SB55Administrative Procedure Act, amending rule ten years from its adoption, prohibited, Sec. 41-22-5.2 am'd.Trip Pittman03/03/2015
SB54Public education, civics instruction required in grades 7-12 as part of existing coursesTrip Pittman06/03/2015
SB53Redemption of land sold for taxes, interest rate reduced only on tax amount due on date of sale, Sec. 40-10-122 am'd.Trip Pittman03/03/2015
SB52Electric utilities, transmission facilities, existing suppliers authorized to construct add'l facilities connecting with other electric suppliers, appeals of disputes, Energy Security Act of 2015, Sec. 37-4-150 addedCam Ward04/30/2015Signed
SB51Animals, animal shelters, animal control, animal shelter owner, operator, manager, or director required to compile monthly report detailing number of animals entering facility and the disposition, report made available to public upon request, requiredWilliam “Bill” M. Beasley06/04/2015Signed
SB50Competitive bids, public works Transportation Department and other agencies, bid guarantee, amounts increased, Secs. 23-1-2, 39-2-4 am'd.Gerald H. Allen05/28/2015
SB47Wetumpka, alcoholic beverages, Sunday sales, exceptionsClyde Chambliss03/19/2015Signed
SB48Wetumpka, draft beer, exceptionsClyde Chambliss03/19/2015Signed
SB49Transportation Department, junkyard, regulation, adjacent to national highway system, primary system defined, Sec. 23-1-241 am'd.Gerald H. Allen06/04/2015Signed
SB46Unemployment compensation, individual weekly benefit payment, formula for calculating altered, Sec. 25-4-73 am'd.Clyde Chambliss06/03/2015
SB45Charter schools, public charter schools authorized, Alabama Public Charter School Commission created, application, accountability, operation, funding, School Choice and Student Opportunity ActDel Marsh03/19/2015Signed
SB44Motor vehicles, drivers' licenses and nondriver identification cards, fee increases subject to Administrative Procedure Act, retro effect, credits under certain conditions, Sec. 32-6-6 am'd.Bill Holtzclaw04/09/2015
SB42Millbrook in Elmore and Autauga Co., alcoholic beverages, Sunday sales, draft beer, exceptionsDick Brewbaker03/19/2015Signed
SB43Education, State Board of, intervention in educational operations of local boards of education, conditions warranting intervention revised, Sec. 16-6E-4 am'd.Dick Brewbaker06/03/2015
SB41Motor vehicles, window tint law, medical exemption for light-sensitive porphyria, applicable to all areas of windshield, Sec. 32-5C-4 am'd.Cam Ward06/03/2015
SB40Law enforcement officer, eluding, enhanced felony penalty for serious physical injury or death to the pursuing officer, Sec. 13A-10-52 am'd.Cam Ward06/03/2015
SB39Conservation and Natural Resources Department, regulation of public exhibition of wildlife, additional fee authorized, exemptions revised, Secs. 9-11-324, 9-11-328 am'd.Cam Ward06/03/2015
SB38Counties and municipal governing bodies, solid waste program, use of funds, procedure for collection, Sec. 22-27-5 am'd.Jimmy Holley04/09/2015
SB36Tax Credits, Alabama New Markets Development Act, limitations revised, allocation of tax credits further provided for, Sec. 41-9-219.2 am'd.Jimmy Holley03/03/2015
SB37Motor vehicles, distinctive tags for Alabama Gold Star Family, cost of tag reduced, registration fee exempted, Corporal Matthew T. Bolar Act, Secs. 32-6-630, 40-12-244 am'd.Jimmy Holley03/03/2015
SB35Lamar Co., elected or appointed officials authorized to participate in Employees' Retirement System in lieu of supernumerary program, const. amend.Gerald H. Allen03/31/2015Signed
SB34Courts, circuit and districts, witnesses, video testimony authorize for members of Armed Services on active duty, requirements, Armed Services Accommodation Act, Sec. 12-21-135.1 addedGerald O. Dial06/03/2015Signed
SB33National Guard Educational Assistance Act, definition of tuition revised, applicant required to submit Free Application for Student Financial Aid (FAFSA), Secs. 31-10-2, 31-10-3 am'd.Gerald O. Dial06/02/2015Signed
SB32Physical Therapy Board, executive director, not subject to State Merit System Law, Sec. 34-24-193 am'd.Jim McClendon03/12/2015
SB30Local constitutional amendments, adoption procedure by Legislature revised, Legislature to adopt a resolution of local application in order for amendment to be treated as local, local amendment,, Amendments 425 and 555, Constitution of Alabama of 1901, repealed, const. amend.Linda Coleman-Madison04/14/2015Signed
SB31Food 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 conditionsLinda Coleman-Madison03/03/2015
SB29Consumer, collection of debts, exemptionsLinda Coleman-Madison03/03/2015
SB28Criminal mischief in the second degree, crime involving church or religious building, mandatory minimum jail time for second or subsequent offenses, restitution a priority, Sec. 13A-7-22 am'd.Shay Shelnutt03/18/2015
SB27Article X, Homestead exemptions, repealed and readopted as a new Article X to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, const. amend.Greg Albritton04/16/2015
SB26Impeachment of state and local officers and officials, Article 7, Constitution of Alabama of 1901, repealed and reenacted, const. amend.Greg Albritton04/16/2015
SB24Bishop State Community College, Southern Union State Community College, Bevill State Community College, and the Alabama Department of Postsecondary Education, who are part of the Alabama Career Center System to Department of LaborClay Scofield05/28/2015Signed
SB25Separation of powers of executive, legislative, and judicial branches, Article III and Amendment 582 of the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, combined into one section, Article III and Amendment 582 repealed and Article III addedGreg Albritton05/21/2015Signed
SB23Motor Vehicles, distinctive license plates, Bronze Star plate, additional fee, distrib. to Veterans' Assistance FundBill Holtzclaw06/03/2015
SB22Flexible School Calendar Act, temporary calendar parameters removed, local board of education may provide for 1080 instructional hours, Sec. 16-13-231 am'd.Bill Holtzclaw06/03/2015Signed
SB21Alabama Open Meetings Act, prohibit serial meetings, to clarify Open Meetings Act applies to meeting of the Legislature, committees, or subcommittees of governmental bodies, penalties, Secs. 36-25A-1, 36-25A-2, 36-25A-3, 36-25A-9 am'd.Cam Ward06/03/2015Signed
SB20Transportation Department Fleet Management Program, vehicles purchased with state funds required to be purchased from dealerships located in state, Sec. 23-1-50.1 am'd.Cam Ward05/28/2015Signed
SB19Municipalities, elections under Title 11, absentee ballots, voting machines, provisions regarding tie votes, Secs. 11-46-32, 11-46-33, 11-46-55 am'd.Cam Ward05/19/2015Signed
SB18Education, State Board of, intervention in educational operations of local boards of education, conditions warranting intervention revised, Sec. 16-6E-4 am'd.Dick Brewbaker03/03/2015
SB17Space, Alabama Space Authority created, Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs, Alabama Development Office, Alabama Department of Transportation, Governors office, Legislature, promote space explorationGerald O. Dial05/28/2015
SB16County commissions, limited home rule provisions, limited powers over certain county affairs and county programs provided for, subject to local laws, const. amend.Del Marsh06/03/2015
SB15Judicial 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.Tom Whatley03/03/2015
SB14Firearms, possession of does not constitute disorderly conduct, possession of in a vehicle or on certain property authorized under certain conditions, exception, Secs. 13A-11-7, 13A-11-73, 13A-11-74, 13A-11-75 am'd.Gerald H. Allen06/02/2015
SB12Alabama Recurring Revenue Fund, established, to receive certain percentages of recurring revenue sources of the Education Trust Fund and the State General FundPaul Sanford03/03/2015
SB13Blood donations and plasma donations, minors age 18 and older, participation in donation programs without parental consent, Sec. 26-1-3.1 am'd; Sec. 26-1-3 repealedGreg J. Reed04/14/2015Signed
SB11Death penalty, execution by electrocution required under certain conditions, Sec. 15-18-82.1 am'd.Cam Ward03/03/2015
SB10Mitchell's Place, Inc., exempt from sales and use taxesCam Ward03/03/2015
SB9Taxation, exempt health savings account contributions from income tax, Sec. 40-18-19 am'd.Paul Sanford06/03/2015
SB8Cosmetology and Barbering, Alabama Board of, name changed to State Board of Cosmetology, barbers removed from licensure and regulation by the board, board membership revised, Sec. 34-7B-17 repealed; Secs. 34-7B-1, 34-7B-2, 34-7B-6, 34-7B-7, 34-7B-13 amended by Act 2014-168, 34-7B-26, 34-7B-27, 34-7B-29 am'd.Tom Whatley03/03/2015
SB7Schools, allow school district to educate students about traditional winter celebrations and offer traditional greetingsGerald H. Allen03/03/2015
SB5Guardians, probate court, emergency temporary guardians, time of appointment extended, Sec. 26-2A-107 am'd.Gerald H. Allen03/03/2015
SB6Terrorism, forfeiture of property derived from, authorization of claims by injured parties and law enforcement, allocation of proceeds from forfeiture, civil action for damages, limitationsGerald H. Allen05/14/2015
SB4Motor 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. Allen06/04/2015Signed
SB3Grandparents, visitation with grandchildren, petition procedure and burden of proof established, Sec. 30-3-4.1 repealedGerald H. Allen06/03/2015
SB2Municipal Electric Authority, board of directors, number of members increased, compensation of board members and accounting firm further provided for, Sec. 11-50A-6 am'd.Gerald O. Dial04/14/2015Signed
SB1Alabama Ahead Act, commencing with 2015-2016 school year, to delete pen-enabled requirement, phase-in requirement and reassignment provisions, advisory committee revised, schools participation voluntary, local school systems to contribute 25 percent of funding, Section 14 of Act 2012-560, 2012 Reg. Sess., am'd; Secs. 16-16B-1, 16-16B-2 am'd.Gerald O. Dial06/02/2015
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