By The Standing Committee on Rules
First Read: 13-MAR-18
SPECIAL ORDER CALENDAR
BE IT RESOLVED BY THE SENATE, That the following
bills in the order named shall be the special, paramount and
continuing order of business taking precedence over all other
matters until disposed of for the Nineteenth Legislative day
Child care facilities, church based, licensing required,
Sec. 38-7-21 added; Secs. 13A-6-29, 38-7-2, 38-7-3,
38-13-2, 38-13-3 am'd.
Nursing, Board of, investigators granted power of peace
officers, Act 2017-46, 2017 Reg. Sess.; Sec. 34-21-2
Forestry Commission, authorized to adopt rules concerning
state forests and other land it controls, penalties; Sec.
Income tax, filing requirement threshold to be sum of
standard deduction and personal exemptions, Sec. 40-18-27
Electric lines, high voltage overhead lines, operation of
equipment, etc, near prohibited under certain conditions,
distance increased, warning signs on certain equipment
required, Secs. 37-8-52, 37-8-53 am'd.
Law enforcement, to require law enforcement officers to
undergo sensitivity training, require law enforcement to
recruit social workers
Health care, Alabama Rural Hospital Resource Center, cre-
ated, within Univ. of Alabama at Birmingham, staffing and
reporting requirements, rural administrative residency
Education Trust Fund Rolling Reserve Act, Education Trust
Fund Budget Stabilization Fund, authorize funds to be
used for school security, Sec. 29-9-4 am'd.
Engineers and Land Surveyors Board, definitions, board
duties, disciplinary actions, revised, Secs. 34-11-9.1,
34-11-11.1, 34-11-11.2 added; Sec. 34-11-16 repealed;
Secs. 34-11-1 to 34-11-15, inclusive, 34-11-30, 34-11-31,
34-11-32, 34-11-34, 34-11-35, 34-11-35.1, 34-11-36,
Local governments, bond financing review forms, bond fi-
nancing agreement documents to include a schedule of all
of the debt obligations of the county under certain con-
ditions, signed acknowledgement required, municipalities
and local school boards required to follow the same pro-
cedures required of a county before entering into a bond
financing agreement and required to complete a government
bond financing review form developed by the Department of
Examiners of Public Accounts, Secs. 11-8A-3 & 11-8A-4
Alcoholic Beverage Control Board, manufacturer licenses,
sale of liquor produced on site for off-premises consump-
tion, amount increased, Sec. 28-3A-6 am'd.
Domestic violence, protection orders, definitions clari-
fied, notice of hearing and service of process require-
ments clarified, fines and penalties for violations clar-
ified, Sec. 13A-6-139.1 repealed; Secs. 13A-6-130,
13A-6-131, 13A-6-132, 13A-6-134, 13A-6-138, 13A-6-142,
15-10-3, 15-13-190, 15-23-68, 30-5-2, 30-5-3, 30-5-5,
Real estate, licenses, definitions, clarify and add re-
quirements for brokerage agreements, continuing educa-
tion, Secs. 34-27-2, 34-27-3, 34-27-6, 34-27-30,
34-27-32, 34-27-33, 34-27-34, 34-27-35 am'd.
Fantasy contests, regulation of, consumer protection mea-
sures by operators required, audits, civil penalties,
Fantasy Contests Act, established
Drivers license, suspension, prohibited for failure to
pay fines, fees, or court costs, Sec. 32-5A-195 am'd.
Nursing Board, authorize certain anti-competitve rules
that prioritize patient safety and wellness, Sec.
Mayors, legislative functions in cities/towns with 12,000
or more but less than 25,000 inhabitants, authorized to
continue operating as a city or town with less than
12,000 inhabitants by majority vote of council and mayor
under certain conditions, veto power restricted, Secs.
11-43-2, 11-43-3, 11-43-40, 11-45-4, 11-45-5 am'd.Senator Melson:
Taxation, Josh Willingham Foundation, exempt from sales
and use taxes
Alcoholic beverages, beer manufacturers sell on Sundays
in limited circumstances, Sec. 28-3A-25 am'd.
Missing persons, persons with Alzheimer's or dementia el-
igible for Silver Alert regardless of age, law enforce-
ment personnel required to undergo training in searching
for dementia patients, Secs. 26-19A-2, 26-19A-4 am'd.
Expungement of criminal records, authorized for youthful
offenders, Sec. 15-27-2.1 added