2020 Alabama Senate Bills

A list of all 2020 Alabama Senate Bills. Click any bill to read the full text and get the current status.

BillTitleSponsorLast ActionSigned
SB346Child support payments, children with special needs or disabilities, death of parent, legal guardian, or representative payee, court-appointed legal guardian authorized to receive payments, Secs. 30-3-191, 30-3-197 am'd.Will Barfoot05/05/2020
SB348Crenshaw Co., law enforcement, authorized to take an individual with mental illness into protective custody under certain conditions, protection from civil and criminal liabilitiesWill Barfoot05/05/2020
SB347Income tax, military, active duty, stationed in another state, exempt from state income tax unless physically present for six months or more, Sec. 40-18-3 am'd.Will Barfoot05/05/2020
SB344Crenshaw Co., sheriff, booking fee, imposed on each person booked in co. jail, distribution of revenuesWill Barfoot05/05/2020
SB345Department of Corrections, commissioner required to review inmate population and determine inmates at high risk of Covid-19, cert. inmates released to community supervision in cert. circumstances, report to Joint Legislative Prison Oversight CommitteeHank Sanders05/05/2020
SB343Dallas Co., judge of probate, add'l expense allowance and salaryHank Sanders05/09/2020
SB342Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, any credits, refunds or loan forgivneness received from, excluded from Alabama taxationChris Elliott05/04/2020
SB341Russell Co., judge of probate, salary supp, expirationsWilliam “Bill” M. Beasley05/08/2020Signed
SB340Russell Co., revenue commissioner, exp. allow. and comp.William “Bill” M. Beasley05/08/2020Signed
SB339Walker Co., sheriff and county revenue commissioner authorized to participate in Employees' Retirement System in lieu of supernumerary program, const. amend.Greg J. Reed05/08/2020Signed
SB338Lee Co., sheriff, qualifications, continuing education requiredTom Whatley05/08/2020Signed
SB337Clay Co., Ashland, sale of draft or keg beer, auth.Randy Price05/08/2020Signed
SB336Public K-12 education, State Department of Education required to develop a program to address the mental health of students (Tier II students) who are considered at-risk for developing inadequate social-behavioral skills, such as ADHD or anger management issuesRodger Smitherman05/04/2020
SB335Absentee voting, authorize without providing excuse, Secs. 17-11-3, 17-11-7 am'd.Rodger Smitherman05/04/2020
SB334State Health Officer, order issued in response to outbreak of a disease has full force of law if approved by Governor and filed with Secretary of State in state of emergency, Secs. 22-2-8, 31-9-8 am'd.Tom Whatley05/04/2020
SB333Rebuild Alabama Act, portion of proceeds redistributed for small business stimulus fund, const. amend.Cam Ward05/04/2020
SB332Class 1 municipalities, entertainment districts, authorized to have 15, under certain conditions, Sec. 28-3A-17.1 am'd.Rodger Smitherman05/07/2020
SB331Brilliant, corp. limits alt.Larry Stutts05/08/2020Signed
SB330Coronovirus, immunity for certain entities from claims relating to contraction of or exposure to coronovirusArthur Orr05/05/2020
SB329Montgomery Co., Montgomery Co. Legislative Delegation, procedures for the duties and responsibilities established, quorum requirementsDavid Burkette05/08/2020
SB328Montgomery Co., ad valorem tax for Montg. School Tax District, levy at rate $1.85 on each $100 (18.5 mills) by co. commission, referendum of Montg. Co., not to include Pike RoadDavid Burkette05/04/2020
SB327Opelika, corp. limits alt.Tom Whatley05/09/2020Signed
SB326Etowah Co., constable, office abolishedAndrew Jones05/06/2020
SB325Morgan Co., economic development, distrib. of certain payments made in lieu of taxes by the Tennessee Valley Authority, provided further the jurisdiction of the Morgan Co. Industrial Park and Economic Development Cooperative District, Act 2007-339, 2007 Reg. Sess., am'd.Arthur Orr05/08/2020Signed
SB324Aliceville, corp. limits alt.Bobby D. Singleton05/18/2020Signed
SB323Health care, insurance providers, provide coverage for cost of health care services provided via specified technological aids, requirements and restrictions for health care providersDan Roberts03/31/2020
SB322Call centers, certain terms further defined, to require employers relocating call centers to notify Secretary of Commerce Dept. rather than the Dept. of Economic and Community Affairs director, Act 2019-374, 2019 Reg. Sess., am'd; Sec. 41-23-230, 41-23-231, 41-23-235 am'd.Cam Ward03/12/2020
SB320Crimes and offenses, law enforcement officers, crime of making a false statement to a law enforcement officer, createdCam Ward03/12/2020
SB321Juveniles, to further provide when juvenile law enforcement records may be released, Sec. 12-15-134 am'd.Cam Ward03/12/2020
SB319Municipal elections, mayor to provide earlier notice of elections and print and distribute ballots earlier, to require the city clerk to provide notice of all elections to the Secretary of State in writing, Secs. 11-46-22, 11-46-25, 17-11-12 am'd.Clyde Chambliss03/12/2020
SB318Schools, public K-12, require public schools to install water bottle filling stations in schools, State Board of Education required to adopt rules and enforceDonnie Chesteen03/12/2020
SB317Public contracts, threshold amount increased that subjects a public contract to competitive bidding requirements, Sec. 41-16-50 am'd.Linda Coleman-Madison03/12/2020
SB316Schools, Foundation Program Fund, determination of cost to include student growth as an allowable cost, allowance for non-virtual and virtual students, provisions for increases based on increase in average daily membership in the current school year deleted, Secs. 16-13-231, 16-13-232 am'd.Chris Elliott05/05/2020
SB313Elmore Co., lodging tax, co. commission authorized to levy, distrib.Clyde Chambliss05/08/2020Signed
SB314Elmore Co., sheriff, authorized to sell firearms to gun dealers with active business license for one year, Act 2007-325, 2007 Reg Sess., am'd, Sec. 45-26-231.02 am'd.Clyde Chambliss05/07/2020Signed
SB315Motor vehicles, Revenue Dept., annual license tax and registration fee, low-speed electric vehicleArthur Orr03/12/2020
SB312Employees' Retirement System, retirement benefits for Tier II plan members modified to provide 30-year service retirement, conversion of sick leave, and hazardous duty time for firefighters, law enforcement, and correctional officers, contribution rate increased, Secs. 36-26-36.1, 36-27-16, 36-27-24, 36-27-59 am'd.Greg Albritton03/12/2020
SB311Counties and municipalities, statewide residential building code established, enforcement, Alabama Residential Building Code, Alabama Residential Building Code Advisory Council, Alabama Residential Building Code Division, Alabama Residential Building Code Fund established, Secs. 27-2-39, 34-14A-1, 34-14A-2, 34-14A-7, 34-14A-12, 34-14A-13, 34-14A-20 am'd.Sam Givhan03/12/2020
SB310State Port Authority, allow director to appoint up to eleven employees at executive level, to exempt from disclosure certain terms of certain contracts, Secs. 33-1-3, 33-1-12.1, 33-1-39 am'd.Vivian Davis Figures03/12/2020
SB306Elections, Election Emergency Act, establish, suspension or delay election in emergency, authorized, Secs. 17-9-70 to 17-9-73, inclusive, added; Sec. 17-11-3 am'd.Donnie Chesteen03/12/2020
SB307Bicycles, to allow a person riding a bicycle to treat a stop sign as a yield sign, Sec. 32-5A-267 added; Sec. 32-5A-260 am'd.Gerald H. Allen03/12/2020
SB308Education, grades K-12, yoga, authorize local boards of education to offer to studentsTom Whatley03/12/2020
SB309Wilcox Co., Boards of Registrars, maximum number of working days increased, Sec. 17-3-8 am'd.Hank Sanders03/12/2020
SB302Teachers Retirement System, 30-year service retirement and conversion of sick leave allowed for Tier II, plan members, member contribution rate increased, Secs. 16-25-11.1, 16-25-14, 16-25-21 am'd.Donnie Chesteen03/12/2020
SB303Motor vehicles, school and church buses, special stops required when approaching, criminal penalties for violations, further penalties for causing death or bodily injury, Sec. 32-5A-154 am'd.Gerald H. Allen03/12/2020
SB304Boards of Registrars, process for updating voter registration lists revised, Sec. 17-4-30 am'd.Tom Butler03/12/2020
SB305National Guard, extend access to facilities owned by National Guard to certain veterans and their caregiversTom Whatley03/12/2020
SB301World Games, TWG 2021 Birmingham Foundation, exempt from sales and use, ad valorem, and other taxes, Sec. 40-9-26.2 addedRodger Smitherman03/12/2020
SB300Campaign finance reports, electronic filing with Secretary of State required, Secs. 17-5-4, 17-5-5, 17-5-8, 17-5-9, 17-5-10, 17-5-11, 17-5-19.1, 17-5-19.2 am'd.David Burkette03/12/2020
SB299Animals, dogs, allowing a pet dog in an outdoor dining area under certain conditionsRodger Smitherman03/12/2020
SB298Alcoholic beverages, liquor, tastings in liquor stores, revise serving size, Sec. 28-3A-20.2 am'd.William “Bill” M. Beasley03/12/2020
SB297Community College System, bd. of trustees, terms, may serve two full terms, Sec. 16-60-111 am'd.Greg Albritton03/12/2020
SB296Courts, probate courts, general jurisdiction over orphans' business deleted, const. amend.Will Barfoot03/10/2020
SB295Airport authorities, sales and use tax exemption, issuance of certificate of exemptions by Revenue Dept., Secs. 40-9-14.1, 40-9-60 am'd.Sam Givhan03/10/2020
SB294Home building, exemptions for owner of property, further provided, notice requirements prior to sale providedTom Whatley03/10/2020
SB290Employees' Retirement System, retirees and beneficiaries, one-time lump-sum additional paymentCam Ward03/10/2020
SB291Taxation, High Socks for Hope, Inc., exempt from state, county, and municipal sales and use taxesTim Melson03/10/2020
SB292Electrical Contractors, Alabama Board of, board membership revised, board authorized to subpoena witnesses and investigate complaints, expiration of licenses, local business licenses texting deleted, Secs. 34-36-3, 34-36-4, 34-36-6, 34-36-7, 34-36-8, 34-36-9, 34-36-13, 34-36-16 am'd.Donnie Chesteen03/10/2020
SB293Land Bank Authority, local land bank authorities, municipalities, and counties, tax delinquent properties, Secs. 24-9-6, 24-9-7, 24-9-8, 24-9-10 am'd.Unknown03/10/2020
SB289Corrections Dept., inmates being released, application for nondriver identification authorized, Sec. 14-10-1 am'd.Cam Ward03/12/2020
SB288Corrections Dept., require the dept. to make quarterly reports to the Joint Legislative Prison Oversight Committee and to provide for the reporting requirements, revise the correctional officers oath of office, Sec. 14-1-21 added; Sec. 14-3-13 am'd.Cam Ward03/12/2020
SB287Tallapoosa Co., Willow Point Estates, platted subdivisions, local laws authorized to establish road maint. districts, referendums, assessments for road maint, const. amend.Clyde Chambliss05/07/2020Signed
SB286Elections, Sec. of State authorized to conduct a one-time post-election audit of vote countWilliam “Bill” M. Beasley03/10/2020
SB284Aircrafts. Revenue Dept., required to centrally value and assess certain aircraftsArthur Orr03/10/2020
SB285Public Health Dept., hospitals, discharge date, reporting collection, and release, privacy to be maintained, civil penalties, adoption of rules, release of data to Ala. Hospital AssociationGreg J. Reed03/10/2020
SB283Property, homeowner's associations and condominium associations, prohibited from restricting display of state flagChris Elliott03/05/2020
SB282Gaming, Alabama Education Lottery and Education Lottery Corporation estab.; Alabama Education Lottery and Gaming Commission established to license and regulate gaming; negotiation of gaming compact with Poarch Creek Indians required; const. amend.Greg Albritton03/05/2020
SB281Alcoholic beverages,to create permitting procedure to allow certain wine manufacturers to ship wine directly to consumers in state, to require licensed importers and manufacturers of wine to enter into exclusive franchise agreements with wholesalers, and to provide for reporting requirement and penalties, Secs. 28-3A-6.1, 28-8A-1 to 28-8A-11, inclusive, added; Sec. 28-1-4 am'd.J.T. Waggoner03/05/2020
SB280Crimes and offenses, J.K. Elrod Act, controlled substance murder, crime established, criminal penalties providedCam Ward03/12/2020
SB279Podiatry, scope of practice expanded to include foot and ankle, Sec. 34-24-230 am'd.Cam Ward03/05/2020
SB278Privilege assessments, assessment increased, methodology for recalculation of assets provided, quality incentive program for nursing facilities, Secs. 40-26B-21, 40-26B-26, 40-26B-27 am'd.Greg Albritton03/12/2020
SB277State holidays, Robert E. Lee Day observed on second Monday in October, Sec. 1-3-8 am'd.Vivian Davis Figures03/05/2020
SB276Public K-12 schools, Seizure Safe Schools Act, Secs. 16-30C-1 to 16-30C-6, inclusive, added.William “Bill” M. Beasley03/05/2020
SB275Municipalities, business license tax on gross receipts, gross receipts not to include any other taxes on gasoline or motor fuels, Sec. 11-51-90.1 am'd.Gerald H. Allen03/05/2020
SB274Marshall Co., Coroner office, co commission authorized to appropriate and expend funds for the operation ofClay Scofield05/08/2020Signed
SB273Military Dept., clarifying the method of appointment and confirmation of the Adjutant General and general officers of the National Guard, to provide for the compensation of the Adjutant General, and to revise qualifications of the Adjutant General, Secs. 31-2-55, 31-2-58, 31-2-72 am'd.Will Barfoot03/05/2020
SB271Shelby Co., privately owned sewer systems using public rights-of-way of public roads, required to be regulated and certified by PSC, const. amend.J.T. Waggoner03/05/2020
SB272Medicaid, increase reimbursement rates for certain ambulance servicesBobby D. Singleton03/05/2020
SB267Crimes and offenses, unlawful possession of marijuana, crime revised, Secs. 13A-12-213, 13A-12-214 am'd.Bobby D. Singleton03/05/2020
SB268Public health, Alabama Injection-Associated Infectious Disease Elimination Act. establishedBobby D. Singleton03/12/2020
SB269Education, K-3 grades, Alabama Literacy Act, provisions against promoting students who fail to demonstrate sufficient reading skills, deleted, references to good cause exemptions, deleted, Act 2019-523, 2019 Reg. Sess., am'd; Sec. 16-6G-5 am'd.Tom Whatley03/05/2020
SB270World games, Birmingham, exempt non-resident credentialed health providers providing medical care to their athletes from state licensure requirments temporarilyDan Roberts03/05/2020
SB266Long Term Care Ombudsman Program, update provisions and delete outdated and obsolete terms and provisions, Secs. 22-5A-1 to 22-5A-7, inclusive, am'd.Bobby D. Singleton03/05/2020
SB265Teachers' Retirement System, one-time lump-sum payment for certain retirees and beneficiariesBobby D. Singleton03/05/2020
SB264Alcoholic beverages delivery service permit, authorizes delivery of alcoholic beverages from certain licensed retailers to adult residents in state, Sec. 28-3A-3.1 added; Sec. 28-1-4 am'd.J.T. Waggoner03/05/2020
SB263Captive cervids, authorizing Dept. of Agriculture and Industries to pay indemnity for cervids destroyed to combat chronic wasting disease (CWD)David Sessions03/05/2020
SB261Alabama Job Creation and Military Stability Commission, membership, to include one senator and one representative appointed by Lt. Governor from the minority caucus, Sec. 31-14-3 am'd.Rodger Smitherman03/12/2020
SB262Motor vehicles, rules of the road, construction zone violations, further provided, Sec. 32-5A-176.1 am'd.Gerald H. Allen03/12/2020
SB260Oil and Gas Study Committee, permanent study commission, membership, duties, reporting requirements providedGreg J. Reed03/03/2020
SB259Highway, roads, and bridges, contracts or subcontracts for public works, provisions requiring a party to indemnify another party for damages caused by the other party prohibitedClay Scofield03/10/2020
SB258Taxation, to update the dispursement of certain license taxes and registration fees, Sec. 40-12-270 am'd.Bobby D. Singleton03/12/2020
SB254Jackson Co., law library, co. commission to maintain, add'l court costs to fund, presiding circuit judge to admin.Steve Livingston05/07/2020Signed
SB255Courts, to require the Judicial Resources Allocation Commission to meet and make determination on whether to reallocate a judgeship within a specified period of time, and to remove the provision preventing a judical circuit from losing more than one judgeship within a specified period of time, Secs., 12-9A-2, 12-9A-5 am'd.Greg Albritton05/05/2020
SB256Marengo Co., judge of probate authorized to exercise equity jurisdiction under certain conditions, const. amend.Bobby D. Singleton05/18/2020Signed
SB257State contracts, for goods and services, to create a statewide disadvantaged business enterprise program, to establish a study commission on disadvantaged business enterprisesBobby D. Singleton03/03/2020
SB253Jackson Co., courts, additional court costs, proceeds to the Jackson County Judicial Employees Fund, to provide funding for employees, Act 2019-215, 2019 Reg. Sess., am'd.Steve Livingston05/07/2020Signed
SB252Alexander City, corp. limits alt.Tom Whatley05/07/2020Signed
SB250Corporate income tax rate and financial institution excise tax rate, decreased, apportionment factor for corporate income tax rates revised, State income tax decoupled from fed. Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, electing pass-through entities, taxed at entity level, Ala. Business Tax Competitiveness Act, Secs. 40-16-1.2, 40-16-4, 40-18-31, 40-18-34, 40-18-35, 40-27-1 am'd.Dan Roberts05/05/2020
SB251Baldwin Co., planning and zoning districts, boards of adjustment, co. commission to appt. two bds., jurisdiction of each bd., alternate members, Sec. 45-2-216.10 am'd.Chris Elliott05/08/2020Signed
SB249Taxation, income tax rate for corporations further provided for, Alabama Business Tax Competitiveness Act, const. amendDan Roberts02/27/2020
SB248Taxation, sales and use tax exemptions for bullion, bullion defined further, sales and use tax exemption extended, reporting requirements waived for certain recipients of tax exemption, Sec. 40-9-61, 40-23-4 am'd.Tim Melson02/27/2020
SB247Property, Uniform and Residential Landlord and Tenant Act, payment conditions further provided, Sec. 35-9A-461 am'd.Jimmy Holley02/27/2020
SB246Election, absentee election ballot applications, require absentee election manager to notify applicant of deficient ballot, Secs. 17-11-5, 17-11-9 am'd.Bobby D. Singleton02/27/2020
SB245Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology Interstate Compact, established to authorize licensees to practice among compact member statesSam Givhan02/27/2020
SB244Pardons and Paroles Dept., mandatory supervised release of inmates, apply certain sentencing provisions to certain defendants, add'l compensation to probation and parole officers in certain circumstances, and to provide that certain employees of the Board of Pardons and Paroles be authorized to perform add'l duties, Sec. 15-22-26.2 am'd.Cam Ward02/27/2020
SB243Building Exceptional School Board Team Act (BEST), provides further for boardsmanship standards, training, and discipline of local bd. of education members, Sec. 16-1-41.1 repealed; Secs. 16-8-1, 16-11-2 am'd.Vivian Davis Figures03/05/2020
SB242Public School and College Authority, one billion dollars in bonds authorized to be issued for capital improvement for public schools, community colleges, and other collegesArthur Orr05/07/2020Signed
SB241Taxation, Revenue Dept., sales tax, to discontinue the discount applicable to sales tax, Sec. 40-23-36 am'd.Vivian Davis Figures02/27/2020
SB240Wine, authorizing common carriers to make delivery of alcoholic beverages to residents over 21, to create a wine direct shipper permit to allow wine manufacturers to ship their table wine directly to residents, Sec. 28-3A-6.1 added; Sec. 28-1-4 am'd.Bobby D. Singleton02/27/2020
SB239Judiciary, changing judicial case load from weighted to actual, Secs. 12-9A-1, 12-9A-5 am'd.Rodger Smitherman02/25/2020
SB238Education, grading of K-12 schools and school districts, academic performance or English as a second language (ESL) students exempted from consideration, Sec. 16-6C-2 am'd.Clay Scofield02/25/2020
SB237Corrections, to provide deduction of a prisoners sentence upon completion of qualifying programs, require DOC to adopt rules for administration of education incentive time, provide for membership, provide for income tax credit for an employer that employs an individual recently released from incarceration, prohibit agencies from considering an applicants criminal conviction history for consideration of a job under certain conditions, Secs. 14-9-100 to 14-9-108, incl., 36-26-150 to 36-26-160, incl., addedCam Ward03/12/2020
SB236Pharmacy Benefits Managers, steering patients to affiliated pharmacies prohibited, mining patient data prohibited, requiring mail order pharmacies by health insurance plan prohibited, Act 2019-457, 2019 Reg. Sess., sections amended and renumbered; Secs. 27-45A-6 to 27-45A-10, inclusive, 27-45A-12 added; Secs. 27-45A-3, 27-45A-4, 27-45A-5 am'd.Tom Butler02/25/2020
SB235Code of Alabama 1975, Acts of 2019 Regular Session, supplements and certain replacement volumes, codified with certain corrections, local laws of certain counties codified, duties of Secretary of StateJimmy Holley03/03/2020
SB234Municipalities, authorized to use electronic records and signatures in the conduct of its affairs, Secs. 8-1A-17, 8-1A-18 am'd.Sam Givhan02/25/2020
SB233Madison Co., Twenty-third Judicial Circuit, additional circuit judge, compensation and benefits, electionSam Givhan02/25/2020
SB232Eminent domain, further provided to not include trails for biking or hiking, Sec. 18-1B-2 am'd.Tom Whatley03/05/2020
SB231Wallace-Folsom Savings Investment Plan Act, ACES Program, name of and name of Admin Fund and savings accounts changed to AL Comprehensive Education Savings Program, definitions clarified, Secs. 16-33C-3, 16-33C-10 am'd.Sam Givhan02/25/2020
SB230Motor vehicles, tags, Alabama Gold Star Family license plate further provided, Sec. 32-6-630 am'd.Arthur Orr02/25/2020
SB229Motor vehicles, automated commercial motor vehicles and vehicles with teleoperation systems, approval by ALEA of vehicle required, criminal penalties, routes approval by Transportation, adoption of rules, Act 2019-496, 2019 Reg. Sess., am'd; Secs. 32-9B-1, 32-9B-2, 32-9B-3, 32-9B-6, 32-9B-7 am'd.Gerald H. Allen02/25/2020
SB228Parole and probation violations, limits of confnement for parole and probation violations further revised, provide that the Dept. of Corrections shall reimburse the counties for health care costs of state parolees and probationers, require Dept. of Corrections to designate regional facilities for the confinement of parole and probation violators, Secs. 15-22-29, 15-22-32, 15-22-52, 15-22-54 am'd.Greg Albritton02/25/2020
SB227County jails, require courts to provide electronic notification to the Dept. of Corrections when a defendant is sentenced, provide for transportation of inmates, to provide that counties are not responsible for health care costs of inmates sentenced to the Dept. of Corrections, to establish the Inmate Housing Cooperative, to establish procedures for participation in cooperative, Secs. 14-16-1 to 14-16-10, inclusive, added; Sec. 14-3-30 am'd.Greg Albritton03/05/2020
SB226Corrections Dept., require a deputy commissioner for prisoner rehabilitation, relating to pardons and paroles, to require a deputy director for parolee rehabilitation, Sec. 14-1-1.5 am'd.Clyde Chambliss03/12/2020
SB225Organ transplant recipients, discrimination against persons with disabilities prohibitedRandy Price03/05/2020
SB224Consumer protection, deceptive trade practices, pyramid sales structure, further provided, Secs. 8-19-3, 8-19-5 am'd.Cam Ward03/12/2020
SB223Education, K-12, mental health service coordinator for each school system, subject to Legislative appropriation, Dept. of Mental Health and State Department of Education duties specified, qualifications providedRodger Smitherman02/20/2020
SB222County boards of equalization, appointment of members to, Revenue Commissioner authorize to make appointments under certain conditions, process for filling vacancies, per diem increased for active members, Secs. 40-3-2, 40-3-4, 40-3-7, 40-3-8 am'd.Hank Sanders03/10/2020
SB219Vulnerable Child Compassion and Protection Act, prohibits gender change therapy for minors, prohibits withholding of certain related information from parentsShay Shelnutt03/10/2020
SB220Abortion, legislative findings, criminal penalties for the performance of, Act 2019-189, 2019 Reg. Sess., repealedVivian Davis Figures02/20/2020
SB221Public contracts, minimum proposed contract amount for which disclosure statement required increased, single annual statement allowed for multiple contracts with same state agency, exception from requirement of disclosure statement if disclosure would violate state or federal law, Sec. 41-16-89 added; Secs. 41-16-82, 41-16-83, 41-16-87 am'd.Steve Livingston03/05/2020
SB218Employees' Retirement System, retirees and beneficiaries, one-time lump-sum additional paymentJ.T. Waggoner02/20/2020
SB215Runoff elections, four weeks after municipal and special primary elections, period revised, Secs. 11-46-6, 11-46-21, 11-46-55, 17-13-3 am'd.Dan Roberts02/20/2020
SB216Sales and use tax, construction contracts for highways, roads, and bridges, Revenue Dept., issuance of exemption certificates if gov't entity contracting is tax exempt, Sec. 40-9-14.1 am'd.Tom Whatley02/20/2020
SB217Gasoline and motor fuel taxes, levied by muns. and counties, use restricted to road and bridge construction and maintenance, exceptions if pledged for bonds, special projects, or after approval by referendumTom Whatley02/20/2020
SB214Juveniles, grounds for termination of parental rights, factors for juvenile courts to consider, permanency plans for children, Secs. 12-15-319, 26-10A-17 am'd.Donnie Chesteen02/20/2020
SB213Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Contractors, Board of, replace definition, qualifications, and registration requirements for positions of an apprentice with definition to include instructors, Secs. 34-31-18, 34-31-24, 34-31-25, 34-31-28, 34-31-29 am'd.Clay Scofield02/27/2020
SB212Bail Bond Regulatory Act, qualifications of Professional Bail Bonding Board and fees revised, temporary licenses provided, Secs. 15-13-201, 15-13-202, 15-13-203, 15-13-206, 15-13-207, 15-13-210, 15-13-211, 15-13-214, 15-13-217 am'd.Jack W. Williams02/20/2020
SB211Secretary of State, authorized to provide digital copies of all bills, resolutions, and memorials electronically to the Legislature, eliminate binding requirements, Sec. 36-14-1 am'd.William “Bill” M. Beasley02/20/2020
SB210Crimes and offenses, assault (2nd degree), the term firefighter includes volunteer firefighters, Sec. 13A-6-21 am'd.Randy Price02/20/2020
SB209Voting rights restoration, application requirement eliminated, Board of Pardons and Paroles to determine eligibility to receive Certificate of Eligibility to Register to Vote, eliminate requirement to pay all fines, court costs and fees, Secs. 15-22-36.1, 17-3-31 am'd.Linda Coleman-Madison03/12/2020
SB208Criminal procedure, expungement, further provided to include youthful offenders, cost of expungement petition further provided, Secs. 15-27-2, 15-27-4 am'd.Linda Coleman-Madison02/18/2020
SB205Board of Funeral Service, financial flexibility provided, bd. authorized to acquire, hold, and , convey real property, Funeral Board Property Acquisition Fund, established, Secs. 34-13-23, 34-13-27 am'd.Vivian Davis Figures02/25/2020
SB206Business and Nonprofit Entities Code, substantially revised to allow corporations to elect to become benefit corporations, update definitions, allow for electronic filing, and provide standards for filing instruments, numerous sections of Title 10A added, amended, and renumberedSam Givhan02/27/2020
SB207Voter registration lists, to permit a registered voter or spouse of a registered voter who is a prosecutor, judge, or law enforcement officer to have info omitted, Sec. 17-4-33 am'd.Linda Coleman-Madison03/10/2020
SB204Lee Co., boards of registrars, increase maximum number of days board may meet each year, Sec. 17-3-8 am'd.Tom Whatley03/03/2020
SB203Teacher Initiative, phase in provision of 200 scholarships per year, scholarships for teacher preparation program students who commit to teach in rural areas of the state, service contracts providedLarry Stutts02/18/2020
SB202Public contracts, contracts for heating and air conditioning systems, exemption further provided, Sec. 39-2-2 am'd.Will Barfoot02/18/2020
SB200Appellate procedure in death penalty cases, provide that death penalty appeals cases have priority over all cases, Secs. 12-3-9, 13A-5-53, 13A-5-55, 13A-5-56, 15-18-80, 15-18-82.1 am'd.Cam Ward02/27/2020
SB201Retirement, RSA, ERS, Tier III Retirement plan created, plan benefits defined, Secs. 36-26-36.1, 36-27-1, 36-27-16, 36-27-24, 36-27-59 am'd.Will Barfoot02/18/2020
SB199Estates, without heirs, escheats to state, judge of probate to pay one-half of amount over $250,000 to county where prohibited, remainder to State Treasurer, funds used for education purposes, Sec. 43-6-7 am'd.Greg Albritton02/27/2020
SB198Revenue and taxation, motor vehicle wholesale auction licensing, auction transit license plates, provided, Secs. 40-12-264, 40-12-447 am'd.Steve Livingston02/18/2020
SB197Taxation, tax credit, authorized for the cost of acquisition and construction of a qualified storm shelterTom Whatley03/05/2020
SB195Rural physicians and dentists, income tax credit under certain conditions, Secs.40-18-130, 40-18-131, 40-18-132 am'd.Steve Livingston02/18/2020
SB196Animal enterprises, working animals, certain rights guaranteed, regulation by Commissioner and Dept. of Agriculture and Industries, reporting requirements of alleged animal cruelty, impoundment procedures, criminal penalties for frivolous complaints, Working Animal Protection and Animal Enterprise Freedom ActJack W. Williams02/20/2020
SB194General election, revise election schedule for November 3, 2020, electionJ.T. Waggoner02/25/2020
SB193Calhoun Co., license commissioner, motor vehicle registration and renewals, add'l fee, distribution for operation of office, Act 2017-265, 2017 Reg. Sess., am'd.Jim McClendon05/07/2020Signed
SB192Motor vehicles, authorized volunteer firefighter vehicles, authorized to be equipped with emergency lights, certain operating privileges, provided, Sec. 32-5A-7.1 added.Larry Stutts02/13/2020
SB189School discipline, hearing required for student expulsion or long-term suspension, expulsion and suspension prohibited in certain circumstances, Sec. 16-1-14 am'd.Rodger Smitherman05/04/2020
SB190Agricultural lime, required to be labeled with relative neutralizing value as defined, Secs. 2-23-2, 2-23-4 am'd.Larry Stutts03/12/2020
SB191Taxation, individual income tax, simplified short form, allow up to fifteen hundred of interest and dividend income, Sec. 40-18-15.7 am'd.Hank Sanders02/13/2020
SB188District attorneys, assistant district attorneys, not subject to co. personnel systems, Sec. 12-17-220.1 am'd.Rodger Smitherman03/10/2020
SB187State income tax credits, to extend rural practice tax credit to certified registered nurse practitioners and certified registered nurse anesthetists, Secs. 40-18-130, 40-18-131, 40-18-132 am'd.Bobby D. Singleton02/18/2020
SB185Driver license, to provide additional circumstances in which an expert witness may give expert testimony, provide for add'l chemical tests that may be used to determine if a person was driving under the influence, to provide for who can draw blood, provide that a witness may provide testimony on the results of horizontal gaze nystagmus test, Secs. 12-21-160, 32-5-192, 32-5-200, 32-5A-194, 32-5A-300, 32-5A-301, 32-5A-302, 32-5A-303, 32-5A-304, 32-5A-306, 32-5A-307, 32-5A-308, 32-6-49.13 am'd.Arthur Orr03/12/2020
SB186Criminal procedure, petitions for DNA testing, procedures and standards revised, Sec. 15-18-200 am'd.Cam Ward02/13/2020
SB184Beer, definition of beer revised, Sec. 28-9-9.1 added; Sec. 28-3-1 am'd.David Sessions02/20/2020
SB183Counties, refunding bonds previously issued, ratified under certain conditions, authorized to further refund, Sec. 11-81-93 am'd.David Sessions05/08/2020Signed
SB182State government, Office of Chief Procurement Officer, established, Division of Purchasing within the Dept. of Finance, eliminated, Secs. 41-4-110 to 41-4-161, inclusive, repealed; Secs. 41-4-110A to 41-4-116A, incl., 41-4-120A to 41-4-151A, incl., 41-4-155A, 41-4-160A to 41-4-168A, incl., 41-4-170 to 41-4-178A, incl., added; Sec. 41-4-66 am'd.Arthur Orr03/10/2020
SB181Taxation, registration fees and ad valorem taxes for utility trailers, exemptions provided for, Sec. 32-11-2 am'd.Tom Butler03/10/2020
SB180Absentee voting, eliminating requirement that affidavit accompanying absentee ballot be witnessed or notarized, Sec. 17-11-7 am'd.Tom Whatley02/13/2020
SB179Animals, required rabies vaccines for certain canidae and felidae, further provided for, possession of certain large felidae, wolves, or bears, prohibited under certain conditions, penalties, Secs. 3-8-1 am'd; Sec. 3-8-2 added.David Burkette02/13/2020
SB178Competitve bidding, awarding authority allowed to negotiate lowest bidder when all bids exceed available funding, Sec. 39-2-6 am'd.Garlan Gudger03/12/2020
SB177Ethics, revolving door prohibition, allow former public official or employee to work for same or other public employer, Sec. 36-25-13.1 addedGarlan Gudger02/20/2020
SB176State employees, Chief Executive Officer of the State Employees Insurance Board may approve group insurance offeringsShay Shelnutt02/20/2020
SB175Coffee Co., Board of Registrars, working days increased, Sec. 17-3-8 am'd.Jimmy Holley03/03/2020
SB172Wireless telecommunications, installation and deployment of small wireless facilities and associated poles, towers, and base stations on the public rights-of-way, authorizedArthur Orr03/12/2020
SB174Controlled substances, relating to Schedule II, adding certain named chemical compounds of Tianeptine, Sec. 20-2-25 am'd.Sam Givhan02/11/2020
SB173Municipal occupational taxes, prohibited if not already in effect unless authorized by local lawAndrew Jones02/11/2020
SB171Health of personnel performing radiologic imaging on radiation therapy, licensing and reg. by Radiation Control Agency of Public Health Dept. civil penalties, advisory bd. estab.William “Bill” M. Beasley02/11/2020
SB170Contracts, creation and enforcement of non-disparagement agreementsRodger Smitherman02/11/2020
SB169Alarm system, battery charged fenses, defined, counties and mun. authority limitedSteve Livingston02/13/2020
SB168Education, public K-12 schools, sex education, revising the focus of content, course materials and instructions provided, Sec. 16-40A-2 am'd.Tom Whatley02/27/2020
SB167Elder abuse, require redaction of contract information from court documents released to the public, to clarify that an elderly person of sound mind or body may hire legal counsel for representation, Sec. 38-9F-6 am'd.Rodger Smitherman03/12/2020
SB166Financial institutions, authorized to refuse to execute or delay execution of certain financial transactions involving account of an elderly or vulnerable adultShay Shelnutt02/20/2020
SB165Medical Marijuana, program established to allow use of for certain conditions, defense against prosecution for marijuana possession established, Secs. 20-2A-1 to 20-2A-10, incl., 20-2A-20 to 20-2A-23, incl., 20-2A-30 to 20-2A-36, incl., 20-2A-50 to 20-2A-68, incl., added; Sec. 13A-7-2 am'd.Tim Melson05/04/2020
SB164Physical Therapy Licensure Compact, established to authorize licensed physical therapists and assistant to practice among compact member statesTom Whatley03/12/2020
SB163Armory Commission, membership increased from nine to 15 members, Sec. 31-4-1 am'd.Tom Whatley02/20/2020
SB162Criminal procedure, expungement, expungement of records of youthful offender, provided for, Secs. 15-27-1, 15-27-2 am'd.Tom Whatley02/06/2020
SB159State employees, cost-of-living increase for fiscal year beginning October 1, 2020.Greg Albritton02/06/2020
SB160Coalition Against Domestic Violence, appropriation, operations plan and audited financial statement required, quarterly and end-of-year reports requiredGreg Albritton05/07/2020Signed
SB161Supplemental appropriations, Home Builders Property Acquisition Fund to Home Builders Licensure Board; Alabama State Board of Midwifery Fund to the Alabama State Board of Midwifery; and Alabama Behavior Analyst Licensing Board Fund to the Alabama Behavior Analyst Licensing Board, supp. approp. for fiscal year 2019Greg Albritton05/18/2020Signed
SB158Children First Trust Fund, appropriations from for fiscal year ending September 30, 2020, use of allocation pursuant to Section 41-15B-2.2 and this act, tobacco settlement revenues deposited in fund within 30 days of receipt, Finance Director to notify each agency of allocation, appropriations conditional on tobacco revenues, appropriation of additional tobacco settlement funds, audit, Children's Affairs Department to report to Legislature and Children's Policy Council, appropriations from General Fund to various entitiesGreg Albritton05/07/2020Signed
SB157General Fund budget, appropriations for other functions of government, debt service, and capital outlay for fiscal year ending September 30, 2020.Greg Albritton05/07/2020Signed
SB133Community development districts, add'l type provided for, including resort areas, marinas, and restaurants meeting certain conditions, Secs. 35-8B-1, 35-8B-2, 35-8B-3 am'd.Steve Livingston05/08/2020Signed
SB144Income tax deduction, deduction based on federal income tax paid, limit established, const. amend.Andrew Jones02/06/2020
SB152Highways, roads, and bridges, referendum required in affected county prior to tolling an existing interstate highway, const. amend.Chris Elliott02/06/2020
SB129General Fund Appropriation Act, max. amount of annual approp, General Fund Reserve Fund and Capital Fund estab., unspent approps transfer to fund, General Fund Budget Reform ActClyde Chambliss05/07/2020Signed
SB156Consumer Protection, Alabama State of Emergency Consumer Protection Act, enhanced criminal penalties provided under certain conditions, Secs. 13A-9-114, 34-8-6, 34-14A-14, 34-31-32, 34-36-16, 34-37-17 am'd.Randy Price02/06/2020
SB155Alcoholic beverage retailers, authorize drive-thru and walk-up service to purchase alcoholic beverages for off premises consumptionTom Whatley03/03/2020
SB149Electronic poll books, provide further for the use of and provide for reimbursement of costs relating to acquisition and use of electronic poll books, Secs. 17-4-2.1, 17-16-2 am'd.Greg Albritton02/25/2020
SB150Alabama Private Investigation Regulatory Act, private investigator, fees clarified, qualifications, licensing, procedure and fee to reinstate inactive licenses, increase number of hours for continuing education, Secs. 34-25B-4, 34-25B-7, 34-25B-11, 34-25B-12, 34-25B-13, 34-25B-17, 34-25B-18, 34-25B-21, 34-25B-22, 34-25B-26 am'd.Rodger Smitherman02/06/2020
SB151Highways, roads, and bridges, toll road projects, economic impact study required prior to constructionChris Elliott02/06/2020
SB153Medical care, minors, requires doctors to obtain consent of parent or legal guardian of minor prior to entering "do not attempt resuscitation order" order, Sec. 22-8A-18 added; Sec. 22-8A-7 am'd.Steve Livingston03/10/2020
SB154Employees' Retirement System Board of Control, membership revised, diversity language included, terms of service further provided for, Sec. 36-27-23 am'd.Greg J. Reed03/12/2020
SB148Motor vehicle dealers and motorcycle dealer, used vehicle license plates, combined total increased, Sec. 40-12-264 am'd.Greg Albritton03/03/2020
SB147Fireworks, State Fire Marshal, fees for manufacturing, sale, display, increased, common fireworks, redesignated consumer fireworks, authorized to be sold at retail, preemption of co. and mun ordinances or laws, fees increased based on increases in Consumer Price Index (CPI), transfer of funds to Firefighter Annunity and Benefit Fund, Sec. 36-19-31 added; Secs. 8-17-210, 8-17-211, 8-17-216.1, 8-17-217, 8-17-218, 8-17-219, 8-17-220, 8-17-225, 8-17-226, 8-17-255, 34-33-11, 34-33A-12 am'd.Tim Melson02/06/2020
SB146State Board of Auctioneers, qualifications for licensure, annual single use auction license, inactive licenses, reciprocal licensing of apprentice auctioneer prohibited, conduct of auctions without a license, disciplinary actions pursuant to APA, board membership and meetings, Secs. 34-4-21, 34-4-23, 34-4-25, 34-4-27, 34-4-28, 34-4-29, 34-4-30, 34-4-31, 34-4-33, 34-4-50, 34-4-52 am'd.Randy Price03/03/2020
SB145Emergency Management Agency, shelters, to adopt guidelines for identifying and designating safer place shelters throughout the stateRandy Price03/10/2020
SB141Transportation Commission, established, five members appt from five regions of dept, duties, compensation, appointment of Transportation Department director, department not subject to Budget Management Act, Secs. 23-1-21, 23-1-21.2 am'd.Chris Elliott02/06/2020
SB142Police jurisdictions, No Taxation Without Representation Act, referenda to abolish extraterritorial jurisdiction of municipalitiesChris Elliott02/25/2020
SB143Local Boards of Education, military dependents deemed Alabama residents for purposes of virtual education when member of US Armed Forces ordered to relocate to state, Sec. 16-46A-1 am'd.Donnie Chesteen03/10/2020Signed
SB140Disaster Recovery Program, Statewide Emergency Notification System, created, Sec. 31-9-87 added; Secs. 31-9-80, 31-9-81 am'd.Bobby D. Singleton03/12/2020Signed
SB139Court Reporting, Board of, freelance, official, and supervising court reporter defined, board staff, investigations and hearings pursuant to APA, temporary licensure, lapsed and expired licenses, and fees, Secs. 34-8B-2, 34-8B-3, 34-8B-4, 34-8B-5, 34-8B-6, 34-8B-8, 34-8B-10, 34-8B-12, 34-8B-13, 34-8B-15, 34-8B-16, 34-8B-17 am'd.Steve Livingston02/06/2020
SB138Justices and judges, revise compensation received by retired justices and judges who are called to active duty, Secs. 12-18-10, 12-18-61 am'd.Clyde Chambliss03/12/2020
SB137Self-service food vendors, vending machines and micro markets defined, Agriculture and Industries to regulateTom Whatley02/13/2020
SB134Judicial Retirement Fund, authorize D.A.'s, clerks and judges to credit service as a Tier I plan member of TRS or ERS toward retirement in Judicial Retirement Fund after 25 years total service, Secs. 12-17-227.1, 12-18-154 am'd.Steve Livingston02/13/2020
SB132Taxation, Long Ranch, exempt from sales and use taxes, and ad valorem taxesSteve Livingston03/05/2020
SB135Consumer Protection, Alabama State of Emergency Consumer Protection Act, enhanced criminal penalties provided under certain conditions, Secs. 13A-9-114, 34-8-6, 34-14A-14, 34-31-32, 34-36-16, 34-37-17 am'd.Randy Price03/05/2020
SB136Municipal courts, pretrial diversion program, voluntary transfer authorizedCam Ward03/12/2020
SB131Taxation, sales and use taxes, Upper Sand Mountain United Methodist Larger Parish Incorporated exempt from state, county, and municipal taxesSteve Livingston02/20/2020
SB130Taxation, private auditing or collecting firms prohibited from recovering certain expenses from taxpayers, Sec. 40-29-20.1 added.Clay Scofield03/05/2020
SB128Community College System, tenure and discipline of faculty and staff hired on or after June 1, 2020, pursuant to policy adopted by Board of Trustees of Alabama Community College System in lieu of Students First Act of 2011, Secs. 16-60-111.4, 16-60-111.7 am'd.Dan Roberts03/12/2020
SB125Family leave and adoption, reduce period for relinquishment of parental rights for child placed for adoption from five days to four days, provisions for family leave time for adoptive parents and biological parents to care for child in certain cases, Secs. 16-25-11.12, 26-10A-13, 36-26-35.2, 36-26-36.2 am'd.Andrew Jones02/04/2020
SB126Professions and Businesses, design professional, contracts for professional services of, providedClyde Chambliss03/05/2020
SB127Alabama Memorial Preservation Act, certain buildings, streets, and monuments so situated for over 40 years placed under jurisdiction of Commiittee on Alabama Monument Protection, penalties revised, Secs. 41-9-232, 41-9-235 am'd.Gerald H. Allen03/10/2020
SB112Emergencies or disasters, declared by President or Governor, Dept. of Rev. Commissioner authorized to waive International Fuel Tax Agreement and International Registration Plan relating to motor vehicles, Sec. 40-2-11 am'd.Vivian Davis Figures03/05/2020
SB124Municipalities, provide that any Class 1, 2, 3, 4, or 5 municipality that does not create and adopt a municipal plan is ineligible for Alabama Dept. of Economic and Community Affairs grants, Sec. 11-52-2 am'd.Del Marsh03/05/2020
SB123State government, employees, monthly summary of total overtime hours worked and total overtime compensation paid be submitted to Legislature, publish summaries on public website of agencyArthur Orr02/13/2020
SB120Supervision of violent offenders, to require electronic monitoring for inmates on work release in certain circumstances, Sec. 14-8-2 am'd.Arthur Orr02/13/2020
SB121Tuscaloosa Co., sales and use tax, city prohibited from levying add'l without vote, const. amend.Gerald H. Allen03/12/2020
SB122Gaming industry, campaign contributions to state and legislative candidates and officials prohibitedJim McClendon02/04/2020
SB119Bail, in criminal cases, Section 16, Constitution of Alabama of 1901, am'd, const. amend.David Sessions02/04/2020
SB118Senior Service Dept., Advisory Bd. of Director, ex. officio members may appt designee, Sec. 38-3-1 am'd.Jim McClendon03/03/2020
SB117Solid waste disposal, definition of landfill provided, Sec. 22-27-2 am'd.Greg Albritton02/13/2020
SB116Mental health, schools, community mental health counselor, established, St. Bd of Edu., Bd of Trustees of the Alabama Community College System, and Alabama Commission on Higher Education required to adopt rules pertaining to qualifications for individual wishing to be a community mental health counselorAndrew Jones02/06/2020
SB113Motor vehicles, driver's licenses, ALEA, voluntary designation of disability, Sec. 32-6-6 am'd.Arthur Orr03/05/2020
SB114Nurses, certified register nurse practioner and nurse midwife, collaboration agreements, ratio of physician to nurses, delete patient auth. to select provided, Sec. 34-21-87 am'd.Jim McClendon03/12/2020
SB115Drug paraphernalia, use to analyze or test controlled substances, excluded from criminal violations re use, possession, or sale for use to test or analyze controlled substance, Sec. 13A-12-260 am'd.Jim McClendon02/13/2020
SB111Crimes and offenses, drug test, sunthetic urine and urine additions to falsify prohibitedArthur Orr03/12/2020Signed
SB110Public accommodations, requires installation and maintenance of baby diaper changing stations in public accommodations and facilities operated by public utilitiesArthur Orr03/10/2020
SB109Crimes and offenses, tampering with a consumer product, criminal penalties providedArthur Orr03/05/2020
SB105Military families, requires school districts operating magnet schools to accept enrollment applications for military children where families have received transfer orders to Alabama military installationsWill Barfoot03/12/2020
SB106School Choice and Student Opportunity Act, formation of charter schools on or near military installation, with focus on serving military dependents, authorized, tenure for certificated teachers temporarily serving in charter school preserved, Sec. 16-6F-12 added; Sec. 16-6F-5 am'd.Will Barfoot03/12/2020
SB107Immigration, requiring applicants for business licenses and occupational tax certificates to prove enrollment in and use of E-Verify, exceptions, penalties, Sec. 31-13-15.1 addedArthur Orr03/12/2020
SB108Immigration, to criminalize act of state official or agent adopting policy that intentionally limits or restricts enforcement of immigration laws, Sec. 31-13-5 am'd.Arthur Orr02/13/2020
SB104Physical therapy, eliminate requirement for referral from physician or other health care practitioner to perform physical therapy, Secs. 34-24-191, 34-24-210.1, 34-24-217 am'd.Jim McClendon03/12/2020
SB103Taxation, recordation tax, mortgages, deeds of trust, etc., recording fee and the distribution thereof further provided, Sec. 40-22-2 am'd.Linda Coleman-Madison02/18/2020
SB102Colleges and universities, Alabama State University, tuition rates, board of trustees, authorized to extend resident tuition rates to qualified nonresident students of other schoolsBobby D. Singleton02/11/2020
SB99Military installations, land use planning, counties and municipalities to give notice re tall structures and wind energy facilities, Sec. 11-106-6 added; Secs. 11-106-3, 11-106-4 am'd.Tom Butler02/27/2020
SB100Taxation, Most Worshipful Prince Hall Grand Lodge Free and Accepted Masons of Alabama and the Most Worshipful Grand Lodge F, and A.M. of Alabama, exempt from sales, county and municipal fees and taxesBobby D. Singleton03/12/2020
SB101Nursing, Board of, by rule, authorized to establish standards for student nurse apprenticeships and to issue apprentice permits, Sec. 34-12-2 am'd.Greg J. Reed03/12/2020
SB98Sweet potato, official state vegetable, designatedTom Butler02/06/2020
SB97Social Work Examiners, Board of, duties, board authorized to charge and collect fees to verify existence of current license, Sec. 34-30-57 am'd.Clyde Chambliss02/25/2020
SB96Elmore Co., motor vehicle licensing division, transferred from judge of probate to revenue commissioner, salary of judge of probate and revenue commissioner further provided for, Secs. 45-26-81.40 to 45-26-81.46, inclusive, 41-26-242.20 to 41-26-242.26, inclusive, am'd and renumberedClyde Chambliss03/05/2020Signed
SB92Law enforcement, to require law enforcement officers to undergo sensitivity training, require law enforcement to recruit social workersRodger Smitherman02/04/2020
SB93Athletic Trainers, Board of, treatment of physically active individual provided, relationship between trainer and supervising or referring physician provided, Jt. Committee of St. Board of Medical Examiners and Board of Athletic Trainers created, Sec. 34-40-3.2 added; Secs. 34-40-2, 34-40-3, 34-40-5, 34-40-6, 34-40-9, 34-40-10, 34-40-15, 34-40-16 am'd.J.T. Waggoner03/05/2020
SB94Private investigation, licensure of private investigator apprentices established, licensure of private investigation agencies required, Secs. 34-25B-12.1, 34-25B-40 to 34-25B-45, inclusive, added; Secs. 34-25B-2, 34-25B-3,34-25B-10, 34-25B-12, 34-25B-14,34-25B-17, 34-25B-22, 34-25B-26 am'd.J.T. Waggoner03/12/2020
SB95Public water utilities, regulation of certain private water system utilities in Class 8 municipalities, Sec. 37-4-2.1 am'd.Clyde Chambliss02/25/2020
SB91Entertainment events, limiting the circumstances in which a ticket vendor or entertainment venue can place restrictions on the resale or transfer of ticketsBobby D. Singleton02/04/2020
SB90Parole, Board of Pardons and Paroles, violations, confinement period for parole violation reduced for time served in holding, Sec. 15-22-32 am'd.Linda Coleman-Madison02/04/2020
SB89Small farm wineries, authorize to sell to consumers or distribute to retailersAndrew Jones02/06/2020
SB88Teachers, St. Board of Education, authorized to issue alternative teaching certificates to qualified former members of Armed Forces, Sec. 16-23-3 am'd.Andrew Jones02/18/2020
SB87Wine festivals authorized, licensed by ABC Board, allow tastings and sale of wine, Sec. 28-3A-20.3 added.Andrew Jones02/20/2020
SB86Opioids, boards certifying prescribing, opiate risk education requiredAndrew Jones02/04/2020
SB85Municipalities, occupational taxes, certain econ. development sites annexed into mun. or in police jurisdiction, employees exempt from tax, muns. prohibited from levying or increasing occupational taxes, Sec. 11-51-91.1 added.Andrew Jones02/04/2020
SB84Water utility, nonprofit corps., rates approved by Public Service Commission, audit by Dept. of Examiners of Public AccountsAndrew Jones03/03/2020
SB83State Auditor, Office abolished, duties and responsibilities transfered to Examiners of Public Accounts Department, const. amend.Andrew Jones02/25/2020
SB82Law enforcement officers, Alabama Peace Officers' Standards and Training Commission (APOSTC) provide mandatory crisis intervention training (CIT), provide continuing educationAndrew Jones03/05/2020
SB81Public utilities, broadband providers, required to report coverage area to Alabama Dept. of Economic and Community Affairs (ADECA)Andrew Jones02/04/2020
SB80Juvenile dependency, priorities for existing caregivers and foster parents when placing children adjudicated dependent into permanent living arrangements, Sec. 12-15-314 am'd.Andrew Jones02/04/2020
SB79Child care, allows child care facilities that operate during both daytime and nighttime hours to enroll a child for up to 14 hours of care per 24 hour period, Sec. 38-7-22 addedAndrew Jones02/04/2020
SB78Utility gross receipts tax, Floyd Cherokee Medical Center LLC in Centre exempt, Sec. 40-21-82.1 am'd.Andrew Jones03/05/2020
SB77Competitive bids by co. and city bds of ed and gov't entities, exclusion for purchases through cooperative purchasing agreements to include leases and lease/purchase agreements, Secs. 16-13B-2, 41-16-51 am'd.Andrew Jones03/03/2020
SB76Supervision of violent offenders, require electronic monitoring for release on bail for certain offenses, Sec. 15-13-2 am'd.Cam Ward02/13/2020
SB75Drivers license, suspension, prohibited for failure to pay fines, fees, or court costs, Sec. 32-5A-195 am'd.Cam Ward03/12/2020
SB74Storage facilities, self-service, Self-Service Storage Facilities Act, created, definitions, operator's liens, authorized, Secs. 8-15-40 to 8-15-49, inclusive, added; Secs. 8-15-30 to 8-15-38, inclusive, repealedTim Melson03/12/2020
SB73Controlled substance database, access by board of nursing authorized for monitoring licensees, Sec. 20-2-214 am'd.Greg J. Reed03/05/2020
SB72Class 8 municipalities, weeds, abatement, alternative procedures to declare a public nuisance after prior abatementCam Ward02/11/2020
SB71Motor vehicles, reduced speed school zones, to include schools in a municipality, Secs. 32-5A-181, 32-5A-182, 32-5A-183 am'd.Cam Ward02/13/2020
SB70Elections, 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 Ward02/13/2020
SB69Sexual assault, provide for victim notification, provide for certain rights to victims, Sexual Assault Task Force, created, Sexual Assault Survivors Bill of RightsCam Ward03/12/2020
SB68Medical Examiners, required to notify next of kin when retaining organ of deceased, prohibit medical examiner for retaining organ for use not in conjunction with autopsyLinda Coleman-Madison03/12/2020
SB67Motor vehicles, animals, crime to leave an animal in an unattended motor vehicle, immunity to a public safety official who rescues an animal under certain circumstances, Sec. 13A-11-241 am'd.Jimmy Holley03/05/2020
SB66Optometrists, practice of optometry defined, Board of Optometry to regulate, Secs. 20-2-2, 34-22-1 am'd.Tom Whatley02/06/2020
SB65Child support, cases may not be dismissed for failure to serve within specified time periodClyde Chambliss02/04/2020
SB64Sheriff, office vacant or other circumstances, highest ranking deputy to serve, provisions re coroner repealed, Sec. 11-5-5 repealed.Clyde Chambliss02/04/2020
SB63Motor vehicles, nonconforming low-speed vehicles, prohibited from use on public roads unless authorized by ordinance or resolution, conditions for authorization providedClyde Chambliss02/13/2020
SB62Crimes and offenses, theft of shoplifting, crime createdClyde Chambliss02/13/2020
SB61Psychology Interjurisdictional Compact, established to authorize licensed psychologists to practice on a limited basis among compact member statesAndrew Jones03/12/2020
SB60Bail, to provide for additional offenses that would require mandatory denial of bail, Secs. 15-13-2, 15-13-3 am'd.Cam Ward02/04/2020
SB59Bail, criminal cases, const. amendCam Ward02/04/2020
SB58Deferred presentment transactions, term set at 30 days, Sec. 5-18A-13 amd.Arthur Orr02/04/2020
SB57Public records, to create a new Open Records Act, Secs. 36-12-40, 36-12-41 am'd.Cam Ward02/04/2020
SB56Health, St. Bd. of, immunization registry, reports re immunization vaccines, review by providers, Sec. 22-11B-2 am'd.Tim Melson02/13/2020
SB55Insurance Dept., service contract law, expenses related to examination by Commissioner of Insurance, Vehicle Protection Products Act, fees deposited in Insurance Dept. Fund, expense related to exam by commissioner, Secs. 8-32-13, 8-32-14 added.Shay Shelnutt03/12/2020
SB54Insurance, reinsurance, regulation and credit against reserves, adoption of similar to Credit for Reinsurance Model Law by Nat. Assoc. of Insurance Commissioners, Secs. 27-5B-8.1, 27-5B-20 added; Secs. 27-5B-3, 27-5B-9, 27-5B-11, 27-5B-14, 27-5B-19 am'd.Shay Shelnutt03/05/2020
SB53Economic Dev, property adjacent to U.S. Air Force Base, mun. or co. authorized to form authority for development, issuance of bonds, tax exemptionsDavid Burkette03/05/2020
SB52Municipal corporations, ordinances, issuance of summons and complaint in lieu of custodial arrest, further provided for, Sec. 11-45-9.1 am'd.Tim Melson02/27/2020
SB51Higher education, public institutions, provides resident student status to minor children of military service members stationed in Ala., provides that resident student status is valid even if the parent is reassigned out of state, so long as the student maintains continous enrollment at the institution, Sec. 16-64-2 am'd.Tom Whatley02/18/2020
SB50University of Montevalla, makeup of board of trustees revised to include at least one nonresident member appointed at-large, Sec. 16-54-2 am'd.Cam Ward02/27/2020
SB45Crimes and offenses, criminal trespass, unauthorized entry of a critical infrastructure, further provided to include unmanned aircraft systems, Sec. 13A-7-4.3 am'd.Cam Ward05/04/2020
SB46Terrorism, 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. Allen02/04/2020
SB47Concealed carry permits, to create standardized statewide process to issue concealed carry permits for terms of 1 year, 5 years, or permit holder's lifetime, Sec. 13A-11-75.1 repealed; Secs. 13A-11-75, 13A-11-84 am'd.Randy Price03/05/2020
SB48Entertainment districts, municipalities, govening body authorize to establish withtin its corporate limits, Sec. 28-3A-17.1 am'd.Chris Elliott02/27/2020
SB49State Board of Respiratory Therapy, add'l consumer member appointed by Governor, Sec. 34-27B-5 am'd.Linda Coleman-Madison03/12/2020
SB44Crimes and offenses, crimes motivated by race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, or physical or mental disability, to include employment as a law enforcement officer within the protected class, Sec. 13A-5-13 am'd.Chris Elliott02/04/2020
SB27Securities Commission, sunset law review, subject to and continued until Oct. 1, 2024.Clyde Chambliss03/12/2020Signed
SB28Cosmetology and Barbering, Board of, sunset law review, subject to and continued until Oct. 1, 2024.Clyde Chambliss03/12/2020Signed
SB29Private Investigation Board, sunset law review, subject to and continued until Oct. 1, 2024.Clyde Chambliss03/12/2020Signed
SB30Polygraph Examiners Board, sunset law review, subject to and continued until Oct. 1, 2021.Clyde Chambliss03/12/2020Signed
SB33Auctioneers, State Board of, sunset law review, subject to and continued to Oct. 1, 2024.Clyde Chambliss03/12/2020Signed
SB39Alcoholic Beverage Control Board, sunset law review, subject to and continued until Oct. 1, 2024.Clyde Chambliss03/12/2020Signed
SB40Athletic Commission, sunset law review, subject to and continued until Oct. 1, 2021.Clyde Chambliss03/12/2020Signed
SB42Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Contractors, Board of, sunset law review, subject to and continued until October 1, 2024.Clyde Chambliss03/12/2020Signed
SB43Statewide 911 Board, sunset law review, subject to and continued until October 1, 2024.Clyde Chambliss03/12/2020Signed
SB25Onsite Wastewater Board, sunset law review, subject to and continued until Oct. 1, 2023.Clyde Chambliss05/05/2020Signed
SB26Public Accountancy, State Board of, sunset law review, subject to and continued until Oct. 1, 2024.Clyde Chambliss03/12/2020Signed
SB22Behavior Analyst Licensing Board, sunset law review, subject to and continued until Oct. 1, 2024.Clyde Chambliss03/12/2020Signed
SB20Liquefied Petroleum Gas Board, sunset law review, subject to and continued until Oct. 1, 2024.Clyde Chambliss03/12/2020Signed
SB21Psychology, Board of Examiners in, sunset law review, subject to and continued until Oct. 1, 2024.Clyde Chambliss03/12/2020Signed
SB23General Contractors, State Licensing Board for, sunset law review, subject to and continued until Oct. 1, 2023.Clyde Chambliss03/12/2020Signed
SB24Insurance Department, sunset law review, subject to and continued until Oct. 1, 2024.Clyde Chambliss03/12/2020Signed
SB31Real Estate Commission, sunset law review, subject to and continued until Oct. 1, 2021.Clyde Chambliss03/12/2020Signed
SB32Social Work Examiners, Board of, sunset law review, subject to and continued until Oct. 1, 2024.Clyde Chambliss03/12/2020Signed
SB34Electrical Contractors, Board of, sunset law review, subject to and continued until Oct. 1, 2024.Clyde Chambliss03/12/2020Signed
SB35Real Estate Appraisers Board, sunset law review, subject to and continued until Oct. 1, 2024.Clyde Chambliss03/12/2020Signed
SB36Respiratory Therapy, State Board of, sunset law review, subject to and continued until Oct. 1, 2024.Clyde Chambliss03/12/2020Signed
SB37Plumbers and Gas Fitters Examining Board, sunset law review, subject to and continued until Oct. 1, 2024.Clyde Chambliss03/12/2020Signed
SB38Public Service Commission, sunset law review, subject to and continued until Oct. 1, 2024.Clyde Chambliss03/12/2020Signed
SB41Counseling, Board of Examiners in, sunset law review, subject to and continued until Oct. 1, 2024.Clyde Chambliss03/12/2020Signed
SB15ALEA, felony drug trafficking wiretapping, interception of wire, oral, or electronic communications, Attorney General to authorize to apply for court order for intercept and to apply for intercept orders, disclosure of recorded communications, penalties for violations, Secs. 20-2A-1 to 20-2A-15, inclusive, added; Sec. 15-5-40 am'dCam Ward02/04/2020
SB16Assisted Living Administrators, Board of Examiners of, sunset law review, subject to and continued until Oct. 1, 2024.Clyde Chambliss03/12/2020Signed
SB18Electronic Security Board of Licensure, sunset law review, subject to and continued until Oct. 1, 2024.Clyde Chambliss03/12/2020Signed
SB19Funeral Service, Board of, sunset law review, subject to and continued until Oct. 1, 2024.Clyde Chambliss03/12/2020Signed
SB17Court Reporting, Board of, sunset law review, subject to and continued until Oct. 1, 2024.Clyde Chambliss03/12/2020Signed
SB14Expungement, to expand the expungement of criminal records to include convictions of certain misdemenor offenses, traffic violations, municipal ordinances, and felony offenses, to increase the filing fee for expungements, Secs. 15-27-1, 15-27-2, 15-27-4, 15-27-5, 15-27-7 to 15-27-10, inclusive, 15-27-19 am'd.Cam Ward03/12/2020
SB13Education, requires local boards of education to adopt rules requiring schools to play "the Star-Spangled Banner" during school hours at least once a week and also at school-sanctioned sporting eventsGerald H. Allen02/06/2020
SB12Missing and endangered persons, to expand existing law to include missing and endangered persons suffering from a mental or physical disability who are at risk of bodily harm or death. Secs. 26-19A-1 to 26-19A-5, inclusive, am'd.Rodger Smitherman03/12/2020Signed
SB11Individuals with a disability,motor vehicles, handicap parking, windshield placards, issuance further provided for, Secs. 32-6-230, 32-6-231 am'd.Tom Whatley02/04/2020
SB10Education, National Guard, to limit amount of private tuition reimbursed to eligible guard members, Secs. 31-10-20 to 31-10-25, inclusive, repealed; Secs. 31-10-2, 31-10-3, 31-10-4.1 am'd.Tom Whatley02/04/2020
SB9County boards of education, members, term of office from six to four years, Sec. 16-8-2 am'd.Sam Givhan02/25/2020
SB8National Guard benefits, increase survivor and education benefits, Secs. 31-3-2, 31-6-4, 31-12-1, 31-12-2 am'd.Tom Whatley02/04/2020
SB7Lee Co., ignition interlock device, other for of alcohol monitoring device auth. to be used in lieu of ignition interlock device if ordered by courtTom Whatley03/12/2020
SB1Firearms, possession and carrying of, certain requirements for, repealed or deleted, Secs. 9-11-304, 13A-11-50, 13A-11-51, 13A-11-52, 13A-11-59, 13A-11-71, 13A-11-73, 13A-11-74, repealed; Sec. 13A-11-61.2 am'd.Gerald H. Allen03/05/2020
SB5Taxation, provide income tax deduction, military stationed out of stateDonnie Chesteen02/04/2020
SB4Toll road and bridge fees, income tax credit for state taxpayers for payments to Ala. Toll Road, Bridge, and Tunnel Authority, Revenue Dept. authorized to adopt rules, funds transferred from sales tax revenue to coverChris Elliott02/04/2020
SB3Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act of 2006, legislative intent relating to the expending of funds by the Dept. of Conservation and Natural Resources expressedChris Elliott02/11/2020
SB2Jefferson Co., judges, circuit or district, temporary assignment, prohibiting Chief Justice of the Supreme Court from assigning circuit or district judge to serve within another judicial circuit, Secs. 12-9A-7, 12-9A-8 am'd.Rodger Smitherman03/05/2020
SB6Peace Officers' Standards and Training Commission, education requirement to become a law enforcement officer amended to include nonpublic education, Sec. 36-21-46 am'd.Shay Shelnutt02/25/2020
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