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2021 Alabama Senate Bills

A list of all 2021 Alabama Senate Bills. Click any bill to read the full text and get the current status.

BillTitleSponsorLast ActionSigned
SB405Crimes and offenses, Retail Crime Prevention Act, crimes of theft by shoplifting, organized retail theft created, certain recordkeeping requirements for sale and purchase of stored value cards, providedJ.T. Waggoner04/27/2021
SB403Cullman Co., lodgings tax decreased upon retirement of certain debt, Cullman County Tourism Bureau estab., Secs. 45-22-242, 45-22-242.11 am'd.Garlan Gudger05/17/2021Signed
SB404Real Estate Commission, live virtual online education courses, provided, method of appointing members to commission revised, qualifications for licensure of a real estate broker and real estate salesperson provided, Secs. 34-27-5, 34-27-8.1 repealed; Secs. 34-27-6, 34-27-7, 34-27-8, 34-27-32, 34-27-35, 34-27-36 am'd.Dan Roberts04/27/2021
SB402Bullock Co., revenue commissioner, tax sales, redemption fee, add'lWilliam “Bill” M. Beasley05/17/2021Signed
SB401Lamar Co., co. superintendent of education, to provide further for the compensation and expense allowance for, Sec. 45-38-101 am'd.Gerald H. Allen05/04/2021
SB400Student athletes, only licensed athlete agents may represent student athletes, Act 2021-227, 2021 Reg. Sess., am'd.Gerald H. Allen05/04/2021
SB398Crimes and offenses, assault against a first responder, created, riot and inciting to riot, further provided, aggravated riot, and unlawful traffic interference, created, holding period after arrest, provided, penalties for defunding police, provided, Secs. 13A-11-3.1, 13A-11-5.1 added; Secs. 13A-6-21, 13A-11-1, 13A-11-3, 13A-11-4, 15-10-3 am'd.Shay Shelnutt04/20/2021
SB399Firearms, background checks, requirements provided on certain transfersBobby D. Singleton04/20/2021
SB397Alcoholic beverages, winery in dry county, Alcoholic Beverage Board authorized to issue manufacturer license, distribution only to distributor or out-of-state, Sec. 28-7A-10.1 add; Sec. 28-3A-3 am'd.Andrew Jones05/17/2021Signed
SB396Calhoun Co., civil service system, procedure to fill vacancies in classified service, employment of temporary employees, Secs. 45-8-120.09, 45-8-120.12 am'd.Del Marsh04/20/2021
SB395Law enforcement, law enforcement officers required to undergo mental health evaluations, exceptionsRodger Smitherman05/04/2021
SB394State Employee Retirees' Trust Fund Funding Act, State Employee Retirees' Trust Fund created in State Treasury as permanent trust and investment account to fund periodic bonus checks for state employee retireesGreg Albritton05/04/2021
SB393Child abuse, law enforcement and Dept. of Human Resources, reports of suspected abuse require to be made to both law enforcement and Dept. of Human Resources, and delegate investigative duties between both, Secs. 26-14-1, 26-14-3 am'd.Clyde Chambliss04/15/2021
SB392Child abuse, law enforcement and Dept. of Human Resources, reports of suspected abuse require to be made to both law enforcement and Dept. of Human Resources, and delegate investigative duties between both, Secs. 26-14-1, 26-14-3 am'd.Clyde Chambliss04/13/2021
SB391Insurance, state health insurance exchange, Commissioner of Insurance to estab. for individual coverage under fed. Affordable Care Act, Comm. to apply to fed. gov't for waivers for reinsurance program relating to this act, Secs. 10A-20-6.16, 27-21A-23 am'd.Shay Shelnutt04/13/2021
SB390Cullman Co., no cost, pistol permits, applicants may make donation to sheriff, sheriff not required to send any information relating to pistol permits or firearm prohibitionGarlan Gudger04/13/2021
SB389Breweries, distilleries, daily limit on amount beer or liquor sold to customers revised, Sec. 28-3A-6 am'd.William “Bill” M. Beasley04/29/2021
SB388Time, to adopt Daylight Savings Time statewide if Congress amends Federal law to allow it.Steve Livingston05/06/2021Signed
SB387Public charter schools, methods of providing operational funding to revised, Alabama School Choice and Student Opportunity Act, Sec. 16-6F-10 am'd.Rodger Smitherman04/08/2021
SB386Income taxation, credit to owner, member, partner, shareholder of pass-through entityDan Roberts05/04/2021
SB385Mobile Co., Racing Commission, operation of racetrack and based on events outside of Mobile Co., further provided for, Sec. 45-49-151.07 am'd.Jack W. Williams04/27/2021Signed
SB384Community development districts, alcoholic beverages, taxation on the sale of alcoholic beverages, further provided, proceeds from sales tax would be deposited into a special fund in the county treasury, Sec. 35-8B-5 added; Sec. 35-8B-1 am'd.Garlan Gudger05/06/2021Signed
SB383State parks, implementation of bonding authority of the Alabama State Parks Enhancement Authority, improvement and maintenance of state parks, Sec. 40-23-35 am'd.Clay Scofield05/04/2021
SB382Child custody, parenting plan required in all cases, court established plan in certain cases, remedies for violations of plan, Sec. 30-3-158 added; Secs. 30-3-150, 30-3-151, 30-3-152, 30-3-153 am'd.Larry Stutts04/29/2021
SB381Hunting dogs, Dept. of Conservation and Natural Resources, to require a report of citations and warnings for hunters, to require reports to be public records, provide for regulations for hunting dogs, Secs. 9-2-14, 9-11-241 am'd.Larry Stutts05/04/2021
SB380Health, St. Bd. of, immunization registry, reports re immunization vaccines, review by providers, Sec. 22-11B-2 am'd.Tom Whatley04/01/2021
SB379Taxation, exempt federal tax credits and restaurant revitalization grants received under American Rescue Plan Act from state taxation, to provide filing extension for certain taypayers, Revenue Dept. may adopt rules, Secs. 40-16-3.1, 40-18-39.1 added.Dan Roberts05/04/2021
SB378Elections, early voting, authorize voting during four to six day period immediately preceding election dayBobby D. Singleton04/01/2021
SB377Absentee voting, inmate identification card valid form of ID to vote absentee, Sec. 17-9-30 am'd.Bobby D. Singleton05/04/2021
SB376Absentee voting, authorize without providing excuse, Secs. 17-11-3, 17-11-7 am'd.Rodger Smitherman04/01/2021
SB375Discrimination, to make it unlawful to deny an individual full and equal employment of public accommodations based on certain protected classes, to make it unlawful for a local school board to discriminate against an individual based on certain protected classes, and to make it unlawful for an employer to discriminate against an applicant or employee based on certain protected classesRodger Smitherman04/01/2021
SB374Revenue and taxation, tax collecting officials, duties and powers thereof futher provided, Sec. 40-5-48 added; Secs. 40-5-5, 40-5-6, 40-5-25, 40-5-27, 40-5-28, 40-5-30, 40-5-33, 40-5-35, 40-5-37 to 40-5-40, inclusive, 40-5-43, 40-5-46 repealed; Secs. 40-5-1 to 40-5-4, inclusive, 40-5-7 to 40-5-15, inclusive, 40-5-17 to 40-5-24, inclusive, 40-5-26, 40-5-29, 40-5-31, 40-5-32, 40-5-34, 40-5-36, 40-5-41, 40-5-42, 40-5-44, 40-5-45 am'd.Jack W. Williams05/17/2021Signed
SB373Labor Dept., adoption of policies to recover improper overpayments of unemployment benefitsArthur Orr05/04/2021Signed
SB372Birmingham Retirement and Relief System, amended to revise, effective July 1, 2021, certain contribution rates, eligibility requirements, maximum normal retirement benefit, ordinary disability allowance, spousal survivor benefits, and early retirement benefits, Secs. 45-37A-51.190, 45-37A-51.192, 45-37A-51.196, 45-37A-51.220, 45-37A-51.221, 45-37A-51.222, 45-37A-51.225, 45-37A-51.228, 45-37A-51.232, 45-37A-51.244, 45-37A-51.302, 45-37A-51.305, 45-37A-51.306, 45-37A-51.307, 45-37A-51.308 am'd.Linda Coleman-Madison04/08/2021
SB371Podiatry, scope of practice expanded to include foot and ankle, Sec. 34-24-230 am'd.Linda Coleman-Madison04/01/2021
SB370Voting, curbside voting authorizedBobby D. Singleton04/01/2021
SB369Health care authorities, hospital, physicians, exclusive contracts, approval by medical staff of hospital, Sec. 22-21-318 am'd.Bobby D. Singleton04/01/2021
SB368Public K-12 schools, drinking water provided in schools, water bottle use to be regulatedLinda Coleman-Madison04/27/2021
SB367Public K-12 schools, drinking water use in schools, water bottle filling stations, water coolers, and drinking fountainsLinda Coleman-Madison04/01/2021
SB366Guardianships and conservatorships, probate court, procedures for appointment and removal of guardians and guardianship matters further provided for, Uniform Guardianship Act amended, Secs. 26-2-2, 26-2-3, 26-2-50, 26-2A-102, 26-2A-103, 26-2A-105, 26-2A-107, 26-2A-133, 26-2A-147, 26-2A-152, 26-5-2 am'd.Tom Whatley05/04/2021
SB365Schools, Open Schools Act created, K-12 school district, required to enroll students from outside the attendance area of the school district, limitations, execeptions, duties of the local board of education providedDel Marsh05/04/2021
SB364Colleges and Universities, Alabama G.I. and Dependents' Educational Benefit Act, use of scholarship benefits at 2 year or 4 year public or private institutions of higher education physically located in state provided, Secs. 31-6-2, 31-6-4, 31-6-5, 31-6-6, 31-6-8, 31-6-9, 31-6-11, 31-6-12, 31-6-13, 31-6-15, 31-6-15.1, 31-6-16 am'd.Will Barfoot04/27/2021
SB352Taxation, due dates for certain taxes, revise excise and income taxes dute dates to coincide with due dates for federal taxes, Dept of Revenue to delay due dates for filing certain taxes for taxpayersArthur Orr04/13/2021Signed
SB363Taxation, sales tax revenue, distribution and expenditure of further provided, Sec. 40-23-35 am'd.Clay Scofield05/04/2021
SB362State parks, Alabama State Parks Enhancement Authority created and authorized to issue bonds for support of state parks, const. amend.Clay Scofield05/04/2021
SB361Pardons and Paroles Board, may expend funds for recruitment and training of law enforcement officers, Sec. 15-22-24 am'd.Greg Albritton05/17/2021Signed
SB360Higher education, comprehensive transition and postsecondary programs for children of disabled veterans with intellectual disabilities, tuition reimbursement provided for, Secs. 31-6-2, 31-6-4, 31-6-6 am'd.Clay Scofield05/04/2021
SB359Etowah Co., ad valorem tax, county portion, county commission authorized to impose late payment penalty, distribution to county commission and revenue commissionerAndrew Jones04/29/2021Signed
SB358Firearms, prohibitions on state enforcement of certain federal firearm laws, providedGerald H. Allen04/27/2021
SB357Motorcycles, reflective protective headgear required, Sec. 32-5A-245 am'd.Clyde Chambliss05/04/2021
SB356District attorneys, compensation further provided, Sec. 12-17-182 am'd.Greg Albritton04/29/2021
SB355Schools, K-12, compel attendance from ages 6 to 18, raise dropout age to 19, Secs. 16-11-16, 16-28-3, 16-28-3.1 am'd.Tom Whatley05/04/2021
SB354Law enforcement officers, judges, and prosecutors, confidentiality, to restrict disclosure of personal information ofSteve Livingston04/20/2021
SB353Taxation, exempts from rental, sales and use taxes, the gross proceeds from the sale or lease of detection dogs, Secs. 40-12-223, 40-23-4 am'd.Tom Whatley05/04/2021
SB351Taxation, military, state income tax deduction for military pay for certain Alabama taxpayers not residing in the state who are members of the armed forcesDonnie Chesteen05/04/2021
SB350Bail bonds, fees, filing fee to be assessed on each defendant, authorize to pay filing fees by business check, money order, or cash, nonsubstantive technical revisions made to update existing code language, Sec. 12-19-311 am'd.Greg Albritton05/04/2021
SB349Assisted Living Administrators, Board of Examiners of, membership and process for appointing members to the board revised, Sec. 34-2A-3 am'd.Will Barfoot03/18/2021
SB348Mediation, to require mandatory mediation to be provided by a mediator registered with the Alabama Center for Dispute Resolution, Sec. 6-6-20 am'd.Will Barfoot04/20/2021
SB347Randolph Co., sheriff, qualifications, continuing education requiredRandy Price04/15/2021Signed
SB346National Guard, extend access to facilities owned by National Guard to certain veterans and their caregiversJimmy Holley04/20/2021
SB345Pilot program, establishes small business development program for prisoners, Sec. 41-29-320 repealedBobby D. Singleton04/15/2021
SB344Pharmacy benefits managers, practices relating to patient steering, price discrimination, fiduciary duty to client, price disclosure, etc. regulated, Dept of Insurance, duties and authorities revised, Act 2019-457, 2019 Reg. Sess., sections amended and renumbered; Secs. 27-45A-6 to 27-45A-11, inclusive, 27-45A-13 added; Secs. 27-45A-3, 27-45A-4, 27-45A-5 am'd.Tom Butler03/16/2021
SB343Schools, public K-12, student athletes, any athletic association imposing athletic eligibility rules on student athletes, without procedures for reviewing or appealing official rulings, prohibited from using any facility in the state that receives state fundsTom Butler03/16/2021
SB342High school athletics, Examiners of Public Accounts, required to audit the High School Athletic Association in the same manner as an agency of the stateTom Butler03/16/2021
SB341Cleburne Co., sheriff, qualifications, continuing education requiredRandy Price04/15/2021Signed
SB340Family 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 Jones04/27/2021
SB339Alabama Innovation Corporation; incorporation; legislative findings, implementation of Small Business Innovation Research or Small Business Technology grants, board of directors, powers, contracts, investments, Sec. 41-10-800 to 41-10-810, inclusive, addedGreg J. Reed03/16/2021
SB338Innovate Alabama Matching Grant Program, matching grants to entities receiving Small Business Innovation Research or Small Business Technology grants, Secs. 41-10-820 to 41-10-823, inclusive, added.Greg J. Reed03/16/2021
SB337Bail bonds, cash bail only requirement removed, under certain conditions, arrest and delivery of a defendant further provided, time frames for providing notice and conducting hearings increased in conditional forfeiture proceedings, Bail Bond Reform Act of 1993, Secs. 15-13-103, 15-13-111, 15-13-114, 15-13-118, 15-13-125, 15-13-128, 15-13-131, 15-13-132, 15-13-136, 15-13-137, 15-13-138, 15-13-142, 15-13-145, 15-13-160, 15-13-164 am'd.Tom Whatley05/04/2021
SB336Tuscaloosa Co., duties and operation of Tuscaloosa Co. Road Improvement Commission, further provided for, Act No. 56, 1953 Reg. Sess., am'd.Gerald H. Allen04/15/2021Signed
SB335Courts, Twenty-eighth Judicial Circuit, Thirteenth Judicial Circuit, Twenty-third Judicial Circuit, Thirty-Seventh Judicial Circuit, Seventeenth Judicial Circuit, Eleventh Judicial Circuit, additional circuit judge, compensation, electionGreg Albritton05/04/2021
SB334Alcoholic beverage retailers, authorize drive-thru and walk-up service to purchase alcoholic beverages for off premises consumptionTom Whatley05/04/2021
SB327Teachers, math and science teachers, salary schedule, add'l compensation, Education Dept. to administer, add'l salary supplement for hard-to-staff schools, terms of employment contracts, fund created in State Treasury, commencing 2021-2022 school year, funding in education budgetDonnie Chesteen04/29/2021Signed
SB333Athletic Commission, regulatory act renamed, authority over unarmed combat provided, certain medical and competition guidelines exempted from Administrative Procedure Act, fines for violations of rules and guidelines limited in amount, procedural process for handling violations revised, Secs. 41-9-1020, 41-9-1021, 41-9-1023, 41-9-1024, 41-9-1037, 41-9-1038 am'd.Gerald H. Allen05/17/2021Signed
SB332Motor carriers, update references to the federal motor carrier safety regulation, Sec. 32-9A-2 am'd.Kirk Hatcher04/29/2021Signed
SB331Real Estate Commission, method for appointing members revised, live virtual online education courses provided, definitions, exemptions from regulation further provided, Secs. 34-27-2, 34-27-6, 34-27-7, 34-27-8, 34-27-32, 34-27-35, 34-27-36 am'd.Shay Shelnutt05/04/2021
SB330Elections, to prohibit the judge of probate, sheriff, and clerk of circuit court from serving on the appointing board in certain circumstances, prohibit individual from serving on board of registrars in certain circumstances, prohibit circuit clerk or other individual from serving as absentee election manager in certain circumstances, Secs. 17-3-2, 17-8-3, 17-11-2, 17-11-12, 17-11-13, 17-11-15 am'd.Shay Shelnutt05/04/2021
SB329Bail, prohibit certain defendants from being admitted to bail, Sec. 15-13-3 am'd.Will Barfoot05/04/2021
SB328Student athletes, compensation for name, image, and likeness, working group for Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU's) , createdKirk Hatcher04/06/2021
SB326Elections, requires implementation date of any legislation affecting conduct of general election to be at least six months before general election, const. amend.Dan Roberts04/08/2021
SB325Tobacco, tobacco permits suspendable in cases of failure by retailers to pay distributors, Sec. 28-11-20 added.Dan Roberts04/29/2021
SB324Firefighting agencies, paramedics employed by a firefighting agency of a Class 1 municipality are exempt from certain physical fitness requirements, Sec. 36-32-7 am'd.Rodger Smitherman03/11/2021
SB323Corrections, to provide deduction of a prisoners sentence upon completion of qualifying programs, require DOC to adopt rules for administration of education incentive time, require approval of rules by Joint Legislative Prison Oversight Committee, Secs. 14-9-100 to 14-9-107, incl., added; Sec. 29-2-20 am'd.Clyde Chambliss05/17/2021Signed
SB322Alcoholic beverage manufacturers, transfer of alcoholic beverage in bond from another location to manufacturer for certain retail sale authorized, Sec. 28-3A-6 am'd.Sam Givhan05/17/2021
SB321Breweries, distilleries, daily limit on amount beer or liquor sold to customers eliminated, Sec. 28-3A-6 am'd.Bobby D. Singleton04/29/2021
SB320Lottery, legislative intent, Alabama Lottery Commission, powers and duties, distrib. of proceeds, allocation of state and local tax on gaming revenue, limitations on retailers of lottery tickets, Alabama Lottery ActJim McClendon04/08/2021
SB319Lottery, authorized, Alabama Lottery Corporation, created, distrib. of proceeds, Lottery Trust Fund, established, levy a state and local tax on gaming gross revenue from video lottery terminals, Sec. 65, Constitution of Alabama of 1901 am'd., const. amend.Jim McClendon05/04/2021
SB318Lottery, authorized, distribution of proceeds for postsecondary scholarships and mental health services in public schools, implementation by general law, const. amend.Garlan Gudger03/09/2021
SB317Education Retirees' Trust Fund Funding Act, Education Retirees Trust Fund created in State Treasury as permanent trust to fund periodic bonus checks for education retirees, duties of TRS Board of Control specifiedDonnie Chesteen03/09/2021
SB316Debit and credit card swipe fee, exclude from fee calculation taxes and fees added on to purchase priceGarlan Gudger03/09/2021
SB315Collectible items, sports memorabilia, art, etc., represented as authentic, recovery of purchase price if not authentic, civil actions, damagesAndrew Jones04/29/2021
SB311Lottery and gaming, certain campaign contributions by operator of gaming facilities prohibited under certain conditions, certain criminal penalties updated, Secs. 13A-12-32 to 13A-12-39, inclusive, added; Secs. 11-47-111, 13A-12-29, 13A-12-50 to 13A-12-58, inclusive, 13A-12-70 to 13A-12-76, inclusive, 13A-12-90 to 13A-12-92, inclusive, repealed; Secs. 13A-11-9, 13A-12-20, 13A-12-21, 13A-12-22, 13A-12-23, 13A-12-24, 13A-12-25, 13A-12-26, 13A-12-27, 13A-12-28, 13A-12-30 am'd.Del Marsh05/04/2021
SB310Gaming, legislative intent, definitions, provided, Alabama Gaming Commission powers and duties, further provided, advisory board created to the commission, distribution of funds to the Gaming Trust FundDel Marsh04/15/2021
SB314Economic development authorities, authority distributing funds from economic developnment fund established by local law may match funds for creation of workforce training and development center, under certain conditionsTim Melson05/04/2021
SB313Courts, Twenty-third Judicial Circuit, Nineteenth Judicial Circuit, Twenty-eight Judicial Circuit, Thirty-seventh Judicial Circuit, additional circuit judge, compensation and benefits, election, Sec. 12-9A-5 repealedTom Whatley03/09/2021
SB312Hytop, corp. limits alt.Steve Livingston04/13/2021Signed
SB309Lottery, authorized, Alabama Lottery Corporation, powers and duties provided, distrib. of proceeds, Lottery Retailer Advisory Board, created, Alabama Education Lottery ActDel Marsh05/04/2021
SB308Concealed carry permits, statewide standardized issuance and information management, lifetime carry permits created, firearms prohibited person database created, recreation, appeal process provided, operation by Alabama State Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA), Sec. 13A-11-75.1 repealed; Secs. 13A-11-70, 13A-11-75, 22-52-10.1 am'd.Randy Price04/13/2021Signed
SB307Health, require health care facilities to allow one caregiver or visitor to patients or residents, subject to reasonable restrictionsGarlan Gudger05/04/2021
SB306Funeral Service Board, licensing and regulation of cemetery authorities and cemeteries, Alabama Preneed Funeral and Cemetery Act, established, adding, amending and renumbering numerous sections, Secs. 27-17A-2, 27-17A-17, 27-17A-45, 27-17A-57 repealed; Secs. 34-13-1, 34-13-2, 34-13-4, 34-13-7, 34-13-9, 34-13-11, 34-13-12, 34-13-20, 34-13-22, 34-13-23, 34-13-26, 34-13-27, 34-13-52, 34-13-53, 34-13-54, 34-13-55, 34-13-56, 34-13-56.1, 34-13-111, 34-13-113 am'd.Vivian Davis Figures03/04/2021
SB305Voting fraud or illegality, voting more than once, in any election held within the state, appplication of penalties to include elections held outside the state, Secs. 17-13-24, 17-17-36 am'd.Clay Scofield05/04/2021
SB302State Board of Occupational Therapy, board authorized to establish an impaired practitioner program for occupational therapists and occupational therapy assistants, Sec. 34-39-12.1 added; Secs. 34-39-3, 34-39-7 am'd.Jim McClendon05/17/2021Signed
SB304Student Grant Program, cap increased on grant amount from $1,200 to $3,000 per academic year, Sec. 16-33A-3 am'd.Will Barfoot03/04/2021
SB303Sheriffs, term of office, to commence following election, technical revisions to term of county commissioner, Sec. 36-3-4 am'd.Clay Scofield04/20/2021
SB301Strengthen Alabama Homes Program, provide that certain bids and grants awarded under the program are public records under the federal Freedom of Information Act, Sec. 27-31E-3 am'd.Chris Elliott05/04/2021
SB298Economic and Community Affairs Department, Alabama Innovation Act, awarding of grants, further provided, Secs. 41-23-252, 41-23-253, 41-23-255 am'd.Arthur Orr05/17/2021Signed
SB300State holidays, Robert E. Lee Day observed on second Monday in October, Sec. 1-3-8 am'd.Vivian Davis Figures03/03/2021
SB299Aircrafts. Revenue Dept., required to centrally value and assess certain aircraftsArthur Orr04/29/2021
SB297Education, Alabama School Choice and Student Opportunity Act, limitation on the physical location of a public charter school, Sec. 16-6F-5 am'd.Clyde Chambliss05/04/2021
SB296Sentencing, to further provide for procedures relating to voluntary sentencing standards worksheets, Sec. 12-25-35 am'd.Dan Roberts05/04/2021
SB295State employees, Chief Executive Officer of the State Employees Insurance Board may approve group insurance offeringsShay Shelnutt05/04/2021
SB294Small farm wineries, authorize to sell to consumers or distribute to retailersAndrew Jones04/29/2021Signed
SB293Taxation, tax credit, authorized for the cost of acquisition and construction of a qualified storm shelterTom Whatley03/02/2021
SB292Judicial compensation, to establish a uniform pay plan for circuit judges, district judges, appellate court judges, supreme court justices, and the chief justice of the supreme court, eliminate salary supplements and expense allowance, Sec. 12-17-68 repealedGreg Albritton04/29/2021Signed
SB289Tort claims, limitation of liability of government entities, further provided to include certain public mental health facilities, Sec. 11-93-1 am'd.Greg Albritton05/04/2021Signed
SB288Municipalities, 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.Shay Shelnutt03/02/2021
SB287Alcoholic Beverage Control Board, phase out of retail sales of alcoholic beverages, alcoholic beverage sales and distribution of proceeds, Secs. 28-3-280 to 28-3-286, inclusive, repealed; Secs. 28-3-43, 28-3-53.1, 28-3-53.2, am'd.Arthur Orr05/04/2021
SB286Courts, Twenty-third Judicial Circuit, Nineteenth Judicial Circuit, Twenty-eighth Judicial Circuit, additional circuit judge, DeKalb County, district judge, compensation and benefits, electionSam Givhan03/02/2021
SB291Madison Co., Twenty-third Judicial Circuit, additional circuit judge, compensation and benefits, election, Sec. 12-9A-5 repealedGreg Albritton03/09/2021
SB290Public contract, to provide prohibitions on the Governor and executive agencies of the state from entering into certain public contracts without approval by the Legislature, const. amend.Greg Albritton05/04/2021
SB285Primary and runoff election date, primary election held second Tuesday in July and runoff election held second Tuesday in August for 2022 election cycle.Jim McClendon03/02/2021
SB284Voting, paper ballot as integral part of state's electronic vote counting system, required, Sec. 17-7-23 am'd.Clyde Chambliss05/04/2021
SB283Elections, electronic vote counting systems, use of electronic vote counting systems capable of connecting to the Internet or cell phone networks, or that possess modem technology are prohibited, Sec. 17-7-21 am'd.Clyde Chambliss05/04/2021
SB282Trusts, Alabama Uniform Trust Code, reports of breaches of trust, further provided, procedure for release of trustee, provided, Sec. 19-3B-1306 added; Sec. 19-3B-1005 am'd.Shay Shelnutt04/29/2021Signed
SB281Gasoline 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 referendumShay Shelnutt05/04/2021
SB280Education, prohibit public institutions of higher education from providing support for organizations affiliated with China governmentShay Shelnutt05/04/2021
SB278Limestone County, protest and non-protest areas authorizedTim Melson05/17/2021Signed
SB279Financial transactions, contingencies provided if the London Interbank Offered Rate is discontinued, Secs. 5-28-1 to 5-28-5, inclusive, addedDan Roberts04/22/2021Signed
SB277Onsite Wastewater Board, privately owned wastewater systems exempt from regulation by the board, Sec. 34-21A-10 am'd.Tom Whatley04/29/2021
SB276Grandparent visitation, family law, grandparents entitled to visitation of grandchild if parents die or divorce, presumption is that visitation with grandparent is in best interest of child, Sec. 30-3-4.2 am'd.Tom Butler04/20/2021
SB275Notary publics, instruments in writing acknowledged via remote notarization before July 1, 2021, ratified and validated, use of remote authorization, authorized, Sec. 36-20-73.1 addedSam Givhan04/22/2021Signed
SB274Covid-19 Recovery Capital Credit Protection Act of 2021, created, employment and wage requirements for qualifying projects extended, compensation amounts for exemption purposes increased, Sec. 40-18-19.1 am'd.Bobby D. Singleton04/13/2021Signed
SB273Joint road improvement authorities, provide for method of incorporation, powers, duties, provide for reincorporation of certain existing road improvement commissionsGerald H. Allen02/25/2021
SB272Elections, allows precinct election officials who are registered to vote in a given county to serve in any precinct in that county, Secs. 17-8-1, 17-8-5, 17-8-6, 17-8-12, 17-8-14 am'd.Will Barfoot05/04/2021
SB262Armed forces, Alabama State Defense Force (ASDF), provide pay for members, authorization for Governor to activate, further provided, commissioning of officers and specify qualifications, provided, Secs. 31-2-37, 31-2-46, 31-2-69, 31-2-70 am'd.Tom Butler02/24/2021
SB263County Superintendent of Education, required to be appointed unless provided otherwise by constitutionTom Butler02/24/2021
SB264Hunting, feral swine and coyote hunting at night permitted with an appropriate license under certain circumstances, Sec. 9-11-235 am'd.Donnie Chesteen04/15/2021Signed
SB265Discrimination, hair and ethicity, relating to discrimination, to prohibit discrimination in employment, public accomodations, housing, and to create cause of action against employer who discriminatesRodger Smitherman05/04/2021
SB266Forensic DNA testing, provide for DNA testing in additional circumstances, provide for procedure, Sec. 15-18-200 am'd.Rodger Smitherman02/24/2021
SB267Health, vaccines, exemptions provided if vaccinations made mandatory, Sec. 11-47-132 repealedArthur Orr05/17/2021Signed
SB268Prosthetists and Orthotists Board, orthosis, further defined to include custom-fitted orthosis, off-the-shelf orthotic device further defined, Sec. 34-25A-3 am'd.William “Bill” M. Beasley04/22/2021
SB269Cosmetology, to remove hair braiding from definition of cosmetology and exlude from requirements of licensure, to provide registration process, Sec. 22-1-19 added; Sec. 34-7B-1 am'd.Linda Coleman-Madison02/24/2021
SB270Veterans' Affairs, State Board of, adding a Gold Star Family member to the board, updating existing code, making nonsubstantive, technical revisions, Sec. 31-5-3 am'd.Tom Butler02/24/2021
SB271Elmore Co., board of education, school buildings and property, insurance with the State Insurance Fund or with an insurance company, authorizedWill Barfoot03/16/2021Signed
SB257Professions and Businesses, design professional, contracts for professional services of, providedClyde Chambliss02/23/2021
SB258Driver 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 Orr05/17/2021Signed
SB259Legislature, to call itself into a special session under certain conditions authorized, const. amend.Will Barfoot05/04/2021
SB260Public contracts, competitive bids, further provided, local preference zone, further provided, Sec. 41-16-50 am'd.Bobby D. Singleton04/22/2021
SB261Professions and Businesses, design professional, contracts for professional services of, providedClyde Chambliss04/22/2021Signed
SB247Etowah County, municipalities, occupational taxes, phased out, advantage economic development sites, employees in police jurisdiction or annexed, exempt, new occupational taxes or increased taxes, prohibited, const. amend.Andrew Jones03/18/2021
SB248Highways, roads and bridges, contractors for construction and repairing, civil liability to third parties, performance according to plans and specifications of awarding authority including Dept. of Transportation, liability limited if work accepted by awarding authority, Secs. 6-5-701, 6-5-702, 6-5-703 am'd.Clay Scofield05/04/2021
SB249Call 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.Clay Scofield04/15/2021Signed
SB250Elmore Co., constable, office abolishedWill Barfoot03/16/2021Signed
SB251Elmore Co., alcoholic beverages, draft or keg beer, sale authorizedWill Barfoot03/16/2021Signed
SB252Elmore County, co. engineer, terms of employment by co. commission, provisions for employment at will deleted, Sec. 45-26-130 am'd.Will Barfoot03/16/2021Signed
SB253Firearms, prohibitions on state enforcement of certain federal firearm laws, provided, const. amend.Gerald H. Allen02/23/2021
SB254Redevelopment Authorities, qualification for directors, Sec. 11-54A-7 am'd.Clyde Chambliss03/18/2021
SB255Homeowners' Association Act, further provided to include all homeowners' associations, certain audit, notice, and procedural requirements added, Secs. 30-20-15 to 30-20-22, inclusive, added; Secs. 35-20-2, 35-20-3, 35-20-5, 35-20-11, 35-20-12, 35-20-13 am'd.Will Barfoot02/23/2021
SB256Motor vehicles, authorized volunteer firefighter vehicles, authorized to be equipped with emergency lights, certain operating privileges, provided, Sec. 32-5A-7.1 added.Larry Stutts04/06/2021
SB241Medicaid False Claims Act, remedies and penalties for fraudulent claims providedJim McClendon02/23/2021
SB242Attorney General, required to provide opinion to state legislature under certain conditions, Sec. 36-15-1 am'd.Jim McClendon04/29/2021
SB243Community College System, bd. of trustees, terms, may serve two full terms, Sec. 16-60-111 am'd.Greg Albritton02/23/2021
SB244Large animals, sale, possession, transfer, and breeding of large wild cats, great apes, wolves, and non-native bears prohibited , except under certain conditions, criminal penalties establishedAndrew Jones05/04/2021
SB245Cherokee County, revenue commissioner and sheriff, salary, continuing annual training for sheriffAndrew Jones03/30/2021Signed
SB246Etowah Co., prohibit commencement of operations at certain animal byproduct processing facilities near municipal limits after January 1, 2021.Andrew Jones05/04/2021
SB234Community College System, tenure and discipline of faculty and staff hired on or after August 1, 2021, 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 Roberts02/23/2021
SB235Elections, electronic voting machines, curb side voting, opertion of voting machines prohibited except on the inside of buildings designated as voting places, taking of ballots into or out of voting places prohibited, Sec.17-6-4 am'd.Dan Roberts05/04/2021
SB236License plates, require approval and oversight of by the Legislative Oversight Committee on License Plates, application fee, and provide for reissuance requirements, Sec. 32-6-64 am'd.Jim McClendon05/04/2021
SB237Physical therapy, practice without referral by a physician or other health care practitioner further provided for, Secs. 34-24-210.1 am'd.Jim McClendon02/23/2021
SB238Elections, qualified visually impaired voters may vote absentee ballot under certain conditions, Sec. 17-11-3.1 am'd.Jim McClendon05/06/2021
SB239Board of Medical Examiners, membership and duties revised, Medical Licensure Commission abolished, Secs. 34-24-54.1, 34-24-54.2, 34-24-71.1, 34-24-71.2, 34-24-71.3 added; Secs. 34-24-50.1, 34-24-310, 34-24-311, 34-24-311.1, 34-24-312, 34-24-313, 34-24-314, 34-24-330, 34-24-331, 34-24-332, 34-24-333, 34-24-334, 34-24-335, 34-24-338, 34-24-339, 34-24-341, 34-24-342, repealed; Secs. 13A-6-201, 13A-9-21, 27-1-17.1, 34-24-50, 34-24-51, 34-24-52, 34-24-53, 34-24-53.1, 34-24-54, 34-24-56, 34-24-57, 34-24-60, 34-24-70, 34-24-71, 34-24-73, 34-24-75, 34-24-75.1, 34-24-336, 34-24-337, 34-24-340, 34-24-343, 34-24-360, 34-24-360.1, 34-24-361, 34-24-361.1, 34-24-362, 34-24-363, 34-24-365, 34-24-366, 34-24-367, 34-24-381, 34-24-382, 34-24-383, 34-24-384, 34-24-501, 34-24-502, 34-24-503, 34-24-506, 34-24-507, 34-24-508, am'd.Jim McClendon02/23/2021
SB240Department of Public Health, reconstituted, State Board of Health, State Committee of Public Health, State Health Officer abolished, State Health Advisory Board, Secretary of ADPH, medical director established, county boards of health, membership revised, Secs. 22-2-9, 22-2-10, 22-2-11, 22-2-12, 22-2-13, 22-3-8 repealed; Secs. 22-1-1, 22-1-3, 22-2-1, 22-2-2, 22-2-3, 22-2-4, 22-2-5, 22-2-6, 22-2-7, 22-2-8, 22-3-1, 22-11A-38, 22-22A-2, 22-29-1, 22-37A-2, 34-15-2, 34-15-5 am'd.Jim McClendon05/04/2021
SB233Election, clarifying the distance from a polling place within which an individual may not campaign, Sec. 17-9-50 am'd.Sam Givhan05/04/2021
SB232Motor vehicles, speeding violations, arrest or conviction not subject to jail time, Sec. 32-5A-179 added.Tom Whatley04/15/2021
SB231Taxation, individual income tax, income tax deduction up to five thousand dollars per annum for contributions made to Alabama Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) savings account, Sec. 40-18-15.8 addedWill Barfoot05/17/2021Signed
SB230Student athletes, may earn compensation for use of name, image, or likeness, Alabama Collegiate Athletics Commission, established, conditions for compensationGerald H. Allen02/11/2021
SB228Rural physicians and dentists, income tax credit under certain conditions, Secs.40-18-130, 40-18-131, 40-18-132 am'd.Steve Livingston02/11/2021
SB229Employees' Retirement System, retirees and beneficiaries, one-time lump-sum additional paymentDel Marsh05/04/2021
SB227Pharmacy benefits managers, practices relating to patient steering, price discrimination, fiduciary duty to client, price disclosure, etc. regulated, Dept of Insurance, duties and authorities revised, Act 2019-457, 2019 Reg. Sess., sections amended and renumbered; Secs. 27-45A-6 to 27-45A-11, inclusive, 27-45A-13 added; Secs. 27-45A-3, 27-45A-4, 27-45A-5 am'd.Tom Butler04/29/2021Signed
SB226Foster homes, defines additional types of foster family homes, Sec. 38-7-2 am'd.Donnie Chesteen04/06/2021
SB225Teacher 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 Stutts05/04/2021
SB224Electrical 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 Chesteen02/10/2021
SB223Elections, prohibit social media companies from restricting access to political candidates during elections, civil penalties, value of endorsement by social media companies required to be recorded as campaign contributionChris Elliott02/10/2021
SB221Corrections Dept., to create Deputy Commissioner of Prison Rehabilitation within Dept. of Corrections, to create Deputy Director for Parolee Rehabilitation within Board of Pardons and Paroles, to create the Study Commission on Interagency Cooperation and Collaboration on the Rahabilitation and Reintegration of Formerly Incarcerated Individuals and to provide for its duties, to provide for membership, Sec. 14-1-1.5 am'd.Clyde Chambliss05/17/2021Signed
SB222Tuscaloosa Co., sales and use tax, referendum required to levy new or increase sales and use taxes, const. amend.Gerald H. Allen04/22/2021
SB220Highway, 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 Scofield04/13/2021Signed
SB219Pardons and Paroles, mandatory supervised release of inmates, to further provide for supervision upon release, Sec. 15-22-26.2 am'd.Tom Whatley02/10/2021
SB218Taxation, 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 Melson04/06/2021
SB217State Textbook Committee, publishers permitted to provide standards correlation evidence to State Dept. of Education, State Superintendent of Education to convene other instructional materials review committees to review and rate materials and to establish evaluation criteria, Secs. 16-36-60, 16-36-60.1, 16-36-65 am'd.Tim Melson04/01/2021
SB216Education, 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 Whatley02/10/2021
SB211Off-road vehicles, all-terrain vehicles (ATV's) and recreational off-road vehicles, registration with Ala. State Law Enforcement Agency, width and weight restrictions increased, Sec. 32-12A-1 am'd.Arthur Orr04/22/2021Signed
SB215Digital Expansion Authority, composition and duties, development of Statewide Connectivity Plan, Alabama University Research Alliance, created, Alabama Digital Finance Authority created, Connect Alabama Act of 2021Del Marsh05/06/2021Signed
SB213Jefferson Co., retirement system for county employees, reemployment with county, benefits not reduced if reemployed two years after retirement or after two years of reemployment, certain provisions for reduction amended and repealed, Sec. 45-37-123.54 am'd; Sec. 45-37-123.105 repealedShay Shelnutt04/08/2021
SB212Peer support members, authorizes Alabama Fire College to certify peer support members, Sec. 36-21-14 am'd.Gerald H. Allen02/09/2021
SB205Home inspectors, limitations period or liability, provided, Sec. 34-14B-11 added; Sec. 34-14B-3 am'd.Gerald H. Allen04/13/2021
SB214Gaming, Alabama Education Lottery established, Alabama Education Lottery Corporation and Alabama Gaming Commission estab. to license and regulate gaming, negotiation of compact with Poarch Creek Indians Authority, const. amend.Del Marsh03/09/2021
SB210Criminal procedure, asset forfeiture for drug offenses provided, Alabama Criminal Forfeiture Process Act, Secs. 20-2-93 repealedArthur Orr05/17/2021Signed
SB208Plumbers and Gas Fitters Examining Board, transferred to new chapter, definitions revised, registration of a principal master for one entity at a time, continuing education and emergency certificates authorized, Secs. 34-37A-1 to 34-37A-19, inclusive, added; Secs. 34-37-1 to 34-37-18, inclusive, repealedAndrew Jones02/09/2021
SB209Etowah Co., business license tax, farmers and timber growers exempt, Sec. 45-28-200 am'd.Andrew Jones05/06/2021Signed
SB207Montgomery Co., judge of probate, required to be an attorney, const. amend.Will Barfoot03/30/2021Signed
SB206Juveniles, to further provide when juvenile law enforcement records may be released, Sec. 12-15-134 am'd.Will Barfoot04/29/2021Signed
SB204Bail 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, 15-13-209, 15-13-210, 15-13-211, 15-13-214, 15-13-217 am'd.Jack W. Williams05/17/2021Signed
SB203Education, K-12, procedural due process protection for suspensions and expulsions provided, findings, hearing officers, Sec. 16-1-14 am'd.Rodger Smitherman04/06/2021
SB202Pharmacists, revise licensure requirements, authorize Board of Pharmacy to set continuing education requirements, Secs. 34-23-51, 34-23-52 am'd.William “Bill” M. Beasley04/01/2021Signed
SB200Boards of Registrars, process for updating voter registration lists revised, publication reimbursement rate to counties revised, Secs. 17-4-30, 17-4-31 am'd.Tom Butler05/04/2021
SB201Prepaid Affordable College Tuition Program, extend contract period from 10 to 12 years, Sec. 16-33C-7 am'd.Tom Butler02/09/2021
SB197Criminal procedure, traffic violations, required dismissal under certain conditionsTom Whatley03/16/2021
SB199Colbert and Lauderdale Counties, Shoals Economic Development Fund may be used for Workforce Training and Development Center, Sec. 45-17-91.23 am'd.Tim Melson04/15/2021Signed
SB198Motor vehicles, certificates of title, certain notarization requirements waived, collection of commissions, further provided, issuance of new certificates of title, further provided, Secs. 32-8-3, 32-8-7, 32-8-35, 32-8-43, 32-20-3, 32-20-5, 32-20-23, 32-20-29 am'd.Donnie Chesteen04/01/2021Signed
SB196Education, public K-12 schools, sex education, to promote abstinence and change wording of content course materials, Sec. 16-40A-2 am'd.Vivian Davis Figures05/04/2021
SB195Motor vehicles, driving offenses, administrative suspension periods revised for certain driving offenses, Secs. 32-5-192, 32-5A-195, 32-5A-304 am'd.Sam Givhan04/29/2021Signed
SB194Education Dept., state property, Dept. of Edu., has authority to manange the construction and renovation of property that is part of a state educational institution, Sec. 41-4-400 am'd.Donnie Chesteen02/04/2021
SB193Appropriations, supplemental appropriations for fiscal year ending September 30, 2020, from the Education Trust Fund Advancement and Technology Fund to various school systems and colleges and universities, and other entitiesArthur Orr05/06/2021Signed
SB192Talladega College, appropriationJim McClendon04/27/2021Signed
SB190Appropriations, supplemental appropriations for fiscal year 2020, from Education Trust Fund to the State Dept. of Education, Alabama Community College System, Marine Environmental Sciences Consortium, Commerce Dept., and the Alabama Institute for the Deaf and Blind, approp. for Coucil on Arts earmarked, approp. for School of Cyber Technology and Engineering carried forward, Act 2019-403, 2019 Reg. Sess., am'd.Arthur Orr04/29/2021Signed
SB191Lyman Ward Military Academy, appropriationTom Whatley04/27/2021Signed
SB189Education budget, appropriations for the support, maintenance, and development of public educationArthur Orr04/29/2021Signed
SB188Public education employees, including K-12, postsecondary education, and AIDB, salary increaseArthur Orr04/27/2021Signed
SB187Disabled access parking placards and license plates, prohibits duplication, forgery, sale, or transfer to unentitled individual, criminal penalties, Sec. 32-6-233 am'd.Gerald H. Allen02/04/2021
SB186Controlled substance database, access by board of nursing authorized for monitoring licensees, Sec. 20-2-214 am'd.William “Bill” M. Beasley04/29/2021Signed
SB185Tuskegee University, appropriationWilliam “Bill” M. Beasley04/27/2021Signed
SB184State Public Health Emergency, County Health Officer prohibited from issuing order addressing pandemic under certain conditionsShay Shelnutt02/03/2021
SB183Board of Nursing, authorized to draft rules to allow licensed nurses to delegate certain tasks, prohibit agency other than board to certify or train licensed nurses in order to delegate nursing careVivian Davis Figures04/22/2021Signed
SB182State purchasing, collection of data by Secretary of State as Chief Procurement Officer, Sec. 41-4-177.10 addedBobby D. Singleton02/03/2021
SB180Driving under the influence, ignition interlock devices, other alcohol monitoring device approved by the court, Secs. 32-5A-191, 32-5A-191.4 am'd.Tom Whatley05/04/2021
SB181Financial institutions, authorized to refuse to execute or delay execution of certain financial transactions involving account of an elderly or vulnerable adult when financial exploitation may have occurred, may have been attempted, or is being attemptedShay Shelnutt03/02/2021Signed
SB179Nursing, Board of, by rule, authorized to establish standards for student nurse apprenticeships and to issue apprentice permits, Sec. 34-21-2 am'd.Linda Coleman-Madison04/15/2021Signed
SB177Courts, Alabama Court Cost Commission, established, const. amend.Rodger Smitherman05/04/2021
SB178Parole, 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-Madison04/15/2021
SB176Contracts, creation and enforcement of non-disparagement agreements, providedRodger Smitherman05/04/2021
SB175Class 1 mun. (Birmingham), business improvement districts, self-help, requirements to estab., amend, expand, and terminate, Secs. 11-54B-5, 11-54B-7, 11-54B-10, 11-54B-19 am'd.Rodger Smitherman03/11/2021
SB174Optometrists, practice of optometry defined, Board of Optometry to regulate, Secs. 20-2-2, 34-22-1 am'd.Tom Whatley05/04/2021
SB173Agricultural lime, required to be labeled with relative neutralizing value as defined, Secs. 2-23-2, 2-23-4 am'd.Larry Stutts04/22/2021Signed
SB171Sweet potato, official state vegetable, designatedGarlan Gudger04/15/2021Signed
SB172Teachers' Retirement System, one-time lump-sum payment for certain retirees and beneficiariesBobby D. Singleton05/04/2021
SB154Motor vehicles, Automated Commercial Motor Vehicles Teleoperations Act, repealed, Secs. 32-9B-1 to 32-9B-8, inclusive, repealedGerald H. Allen05/04/2021
SB170Building 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 Figures03/11/2021
SB169State Port Authority, allow director to appoint up to eleven employees at executive level, terms of certain contracts exempt from state laws limiting confidentiality, technical revision to code, Secs. 33-1-3, 33-1-39 am'd.Vivian Davis Figures04/01/2021Signed
SB168Etowah Co., beer tax, distrib, to local boards of education further specified, Sec. 45-28-20 am'd.Andrew Jones04/27/2021Signed
SB166Workers' compensation, firefighters, law enforcement officers, diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder, reimbursed for certain out-of-pocket expenses, co's and municipalities required to maintain certain disability insurance coverageWill Barfoot02/02/2021
SB167Wine festivals authorized, licensed by ABC Board, allow tastings and sale of wine, Sec. 28-3A-20.3 added.Andrew Jones04/20/2021Signed
SB165Public records, Alabama Public Records Act created, method of request for public records and manner of appeal, established, Office of Public Access Counselor, established, Secs. 36-12-40, 36-12-41 repealedArthur Orr05/04/2021
SB164Consumer protection, deceptive trade practices, pyramid sales structure, further provided, Secs. 8-19-3, 8-19-5 am'd.Tom Whatley04/29/2021Signed
SB163Sheriffs, not required to be conservators, Sec. 26-2-27 repealed; Secs. 26-2-50, 26-2A-138 am'd.Tom Whatley02/02/2021
SB162Judicial circuits and districts, reallocate the number of circuit judges and district judges every 20 years based on population, Secs. 12-11-2, 12-12-1 am'd.Tom Whatley03/09/2021
SB161Sheriff, office vacant or other circumstances, highest ranking deputy to serve, provisions re coroner repealed, Sec. 11-5-5 repealed.Tom Whatley05/04/2021
SB160Cottage food production operations, allow online sales, remove gross receipts cap, require certain nutrition information to be included on product labels, Sec. 22-20-5.1 am'd.Arthur Orr05/06/2021Signed
SB158Law enforcement, procedures to create a database to maintain law enforcement information providing civil protections, providing for background checks and pre-employment checksRodger Smitherman04/01/2021
SB159Judiciary, changing judicial case load from weighted to actual, Secs. 12-9A-1, 12-9A-5 am'd.Rodger Smitherman05/04/2021
SB157Firearms, prohibitions on state enforcement of certain federal firearm laws, providedGerald H. Allen02/02/2021
SB156License plates, impose a one dollar fee on firefighter license plates, distribute fee to Alabama Joint Fire Council and the Alabama Fire College, Secs. 32-6-271, 32-6-280 am'd.Gerald H. Allen02/02/2021
SB155Defenses, self-defense, force in defense of premises, further provided, Secs. 13A-3-20, 13A-3-25, 13A-3-27 am'd.Gerald H. Allen02/02/2021
SB153Expungement, to expand the expungement of criminal records to include convictions of certain misdemeanor 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.Rodger Smitherman05/04/2021
SB152Lauderdale County, protest and non-protest areas authorizedTim Melson04/29/2021Signed
SB151Taxation, 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. Singleton04/29/2021
SB150Entertainment events, limiting the circumstances in which a ticket vendor or entertainment venue can place restrictions on the resale or transfer of ticketsBobby D. Singleton02/02/2021
SB148Holidays, to require observance of Robert E. Lee's birthday on the fourth Monday in April, Sec. 1-3-8 am'd.Bobby D. Singleton02/02/2021
SB149Crimes and offenses, unlawful possession of marijuana, crime revised, Secs. 13A-12-213, 13A-12-214 am'd.Bobby D. Singleton05/04/2021
SB146Wine, 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. Singleton02/02/2021
SB143Lead reduction, revise authority of Dept of Public Health to administer program, Secs. 22-37A-2 to 22-37A-7, inclusive, am'd.Bobby D. Singleton04/22/2021
SB147Election, 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. Singleton02/02/2021
SB145Colleges and universities, Alabama State University, tuition rates, board of trustees, authorized to extend resident tuition rates to qualified nonresident students of other schoolsBobby D. Singleton02/02/2021
SB144Donated foods, donors of game meat immune from liability under certain conditions, Sec. 20-1-6 am'd.Bobby D. Singleton04/22/2021
SB142Self-service food vendors, vending machines and micro markets defined, Agriculture and Industries to regulateTom Whatley05/06/2021Signed
SB141Taxation, Victims of Crime and Leniency, Incorporated, exempt from state, county and municipal sales and use taxesWilliam “Bill” M. Beasley05/17/2021Signed
SB140Storage 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 Melson04/01/2021Signed
SB139Tuscaloosa Co., sales and use tax, city prohibited from levying add'l without vote, municipality located entirely in county, const. amend.Gerald H. Allen02/04/2021
SB138Alcoholic 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. Waggoner05/04/2021
SB137Former legislators, timeframe when eligible to obtain state health insurance after term ends, increased, Sec. 36-29-15 am'd.Shay Shelnutt05/04/2021
SB136Insurance Department, Commissioner, Standard Valuation Law, small company alternative valuation, condition for revised, Sec. 27-36A-20 am'd.Shay Shelnutt05/04/2021Signed
SB135Joint Legislative Committee on State Parks, appointment of two additional members, Sec. 9-14A-21 am'd.Chris Elliott05/04/2021Signed
SB133Administrative Procedure, Legislative Services Agency, remove requirement to publish Administrative Code in loose-leaf form, authorize to publish both Administrative Code and Administrative Monthly in print format, electronic format, or both, Sec. 41-22-7 am'd.Jimmy Holley04/01/2021Signed
SB134Code 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 Holley04/01/2021Signed
SB132Wallace-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 Givhan04/01/2021Signed
SB131Etowah County, require animal byproduct processing facilities to compensate property owners for devaluation, tipping fees authorized, removal of abandoned facilitiesAndrew Jones04/06/2021
SB130Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology Interstate Compact, established to authorize licensees to practice among compact member statesLinda Coleman-Madison03/11/2021Signed
SB129Lee Co., boards of registrars, increase maximum number of days board may meet each year, Sec. 17-3-8 am'd.Randy Price04/13/2021Signed
SB128Alcoholic beverages, delivery service license, established, requirements for issuance, limits on delivery of beer, wine, and spirits, Secs. 28-1-4, 28-3-1, 28-3A-13, 28-3A-14 am'd.J.T. Waggoner02/02/2021
SB98Taxation, certain tax credits, advance refunds, and other economic relief payments under the CARES Act excluded from income taxation, Alabama Taxpayer Stimulus Freedom Act of 2021, Sec. 40-27-1 am'd.Dan Roberts05/04/2021
SB126Alcoholic beverages, delivery service license, established, requirements for issuance, limits on delivery of beer, wine, and spirits, Secs. 28-1-4, 28-3-1, 28-3A-13, 28-3A-14 am'd.J.T. Waggoner04/07/2021Signed
SB125Economic development, job credit and investment credit for approved projects sunset date extended, incentives for attraction of new and expanding business including rural areas, incentives for high-tech companies Growing Alabama Act, Income tax, tax credits for use of state's port facilities, authorized, Secs. 40-18-370, 40-18-375, 40-18-376.3, 40-18-382, 40-18-383, 40-18-400, 40-18-403 am'd.Greg J. Reed02/02/2021
SB121Campaign 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.Rodger Smitherman02/02/2021
SB120Public 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 Smitherman02/02/2021
SB119Municipal elections, dates for, revised, ballot printing requirements further provided for, time frames for run-off elections specified, Secs. 11-46-6, 11-46-21, 11-46-22, 11-46-25, 11-46-26, 11-46-55, 17-11-12 am'd.J.T. Waggoner03/30/2021Signed
SB127Education, broadcast of public K-12 school sporting eventsClay Scofield05/04/2021
SB124Board of Medical Examiners and Medical Licensure Commission, providing further for confidentiality of board meetings, updating of approved accreditation organizations, and requirements for a certificate of qualification, qualifications and procedures for issuance of temporary certificates of qualification and licenses to physicians and assistants to physician applicants who are in state under military orders, Secs. 34-24-70.1, 34-24-301.1 added; Secs. 34-24-60, 34-24-70, 34-24-297, 34-24-302, 34-24-337, 34-24-361 am'd.Donnie Chesteen03/09/2021Signed
SB123Veterans Affairs, authorize to purchase certain promotional items, Secs. 31-5-4, 31-5-6, 31-5-9, 31-5-14 am'd.Tom Butler04/07/2021Signed
SB122Alcoholic beverages delivery service permit, authorizes delivery of alcoholic beverages from certain licensed retailers to adult residents in state, Sec. 28-1-4 am'd.J.T. Waggoner02/02/2021
SB118Voting 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-Madison03/18/2021
SB113Artificial intelligence, limit the use of facial recognition, to ensure artificial intelligence is not the only basis for arrestArthur Orr03/11/2021
SB117Criminal 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-Madison04/20/2021Signed
SB115Emergency Medical Services Personnel, community paramedicine program authorized, State Board of Health to adopt rules, Sec. 22-18-10 added; Sec. 22-18-1 am'd.Tom Butler04/20/2021
SB116State Board of Respiratory Therapy, add'l consumer member appointed by Governor, Sec. 34-27B-5 am'd.Linda Coleman-Madison04/22/2021Signed
SB114Taxation, registration fees and ad valorem taxes for utility trailers, exemptions provided for, Sec. 32-11-2 am'd.Tom Butler04/15/2021
SB112Motor vehicles, Revenue Dept., annual license tax and registration fee, low-speed electric vehicleArthur Orr03/18/2021Signed
SB111Taxation, sales of land for taxes, conducted on premises of or within courthouse or courthouse annex, Sec. 40-10-15 am'd.Tom Butler04/01/2021Signed
SB110Business entities, Sec. of State authorized to waive the Certificate of Existence fee for business entities under certain conditions, Sec. 10A-1-4.31 am'd.Garlan Gudger05/04/2021
SB109Competitive bidding, awarding authority allowed to negotiate lowest bidder when all bids exceed available funding, Sec. 39-2-6 am'd.Garlan Gudger05/04/2021Signed
SB108Military 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.Tom Whatley02/09/2021
SB107Municipalities, police jurisdictions may not be expended, municipal planning jurisdiction limited, audit of expenditure of fees in police jurisdiction, Secs. 11-40-10, 11-52-30 am'd.Chris Elliott04/20/2021Signed
SB106National Guard benefits, increase survivor and education benefits, Secs. 31-3-2, 31-6-4, 31-12-1, 31-12-2 am'd.Will Barfoot03/09/2021Signed
SB105Eminent domain, further provided to not include trails for biking or hiking, Sec. 18-1B-2 am'd.Tom Whatley05/04/2021
SB104Conservation and Natural Resources Dept., disabled veteran lifetime hunting and fishing licenses, fees, disposition, Sec. 9-11-65.3 added.Will Barfoot03/09/2021Signed
SB103School Choice and Student Opportunity Act, formation of charter schools on or near military installation, with focus on serving military dependents, authorized, Sec. 16-6F-5 am'd.Will Barfoot03/11/2021Signed
SB102Psychology Interjurisdictional Compact, established to authorize licensed psychologists to practice on a limited basis among compact member statesAndrew Jones03/11/2021Signed
SB101Sheriffs, not required to be conservators, Sec. 26-2-27 repealed; Secs. 26-2-50, 26-2A-138 am'd.Tom Whatley02/02/2021
SB100Breastfeeding, workplace accommodations provided, time and place to express milk in privateTom Whatley02/02/2021
SB99Sales 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 Whatley02/02/2021
SB97State 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, 31-9-13 am'd.Tom Whatley05/17/2021
SB96Corporations, AL Business and Nonprofit Entities Code, subtantially amended to clarify relationship between chapters and various sections in Tilte 10A, Secs. 10A-1-5.18, 10A-2A-2.01,10A-2A-8.30, 10A-2A-8.31, 10A-2A-8.42, 10A-2A-8.43, 10A-2A-8.59, 10A-2A-9.01, 10A-2A-10.06, 10A-2A-10.07, 10A-2A-10.08, 10A-2A-11.01, 10A-2A-13.01, 10A-2A-16.01,10A-3-1.05, 10A-8A-4.10, 10A-8A-8.06, 10A-8A-8.09, 10A-8A-8.10, 10A-8A-9.01 added; Secs 10A-1-1.02, 10A-1-1.03, and 10A-1-4.02, 10A-2A-1.40,10A-2A-1.41, 10A-2A-2.02,10A-2A-7.20, 10A-3-1.02, 10A-3-2.02, 10A-3-2.03, 10A-3-2.09, 10A-3-2.21, 10A-5A-1.02, 10A-5A-2.01, 10A-5A-2.02, 10A-5A-7.02, 10A-5A-7.04, 10A-5A-7.05, 10A-5A-7.06, 10A-5A-7.07, 10A-5A-11.10, 10A-5A-11.12, 10A-5A-11.13, 10A-5A-11.14, 10A-5A-11.15, 10A-8A-1.02, 10A-8A-8.02, 10A-8A-8.07, 10A-9A-1.02, 10A-9A-2.01, 10A-9A-2.02, 10A-9A-4.06, 10A-9A-4.07, 10A-9A-8.02, 10A-9A-8.06, 10A-9A-8.07, 10A-9A-8.09, 10A-9A-8.10, 10A-9A-10.01 am'd.Sam Givhan04/20/2021Signed
SB95Expungement, to expand the expungement of criminal records to include convictions of certain misdemeanor 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.Rodger Smitherman02/02/2021
SB93Education, 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 Smitherman05/04/2021
SB94Literacy Act, third grade retention requirement postponed until 2024-2025 school year, Sec. 16-6G-5 am'd.Rodger Smitherman05/17/2021
SB92Public 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 Smitherman04/29/2021
SB91Traffic stops, racial profiling by law enforcement officers, prohibited, written policies, forms for statistics, and reports to Attorney General required, provision for complaints, reporting and collection of data on injuries to officers, requiredRodger Smitherman04/20/2021
SB90Jefferson 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 Smitherman05/04/2021
SB89World Games, TWG 2021 Birmingham Foundation, exempt from sales and use, ad valorem, and other taxes, Sec. 40-9-26.2 addedRodger Smitherman04/01/2021Signed
SB87District attorneys, assistant district attorneys, not subject to co. personnel systems, Sec. 12-17-220.1 am'd.Rodger Smitherman04/07/2021
SB88Class 1 municipalities, entertainment districts, authorized to have 15, under certain conditions, Sec. 28-3A-17.1 am'd.Rodger Smitherman03/11/2021
SB86Public 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 Smitherman02/02/2021
SB85Elder 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 Smitherman03/02/2021Signed
SB84Alabama 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 Smitherman03/09/2021Signed
SB83Higher 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 continuous enrollment at the institution, Sec. 16-64-2 am'd.Tom Whatley03/09/2021Signed
SB82Physical Therapy Licensure Compact, established to authorize licensed physical therapists and assistant to practice among compact member statesTom Whatley03/11/2021Signed
SB81Armory Commission, membership increased from nine to 15 members, Secs. 31-4-1, 31-4-3 am'd.Tom Whatley02/04/2021
SB80Military 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 Butler03/11/2021Signed
SB79Employees' Retirement System Board of Control, membership revised, diversity language included, terms of service further provided for, Sec. 36-27-23 am'd.Garlan Gudger04/29/2021Signed
SB78Technology, Alabama Council on Advanced Technology, estab., to advise Governor and Legislature, members, dutiesJ.T. Waggoner04/29/2021Signed
SB76Wireless telecommunications, installation and deployment of small wireless facilities and associated poles, towers, and base stations on the public rights-of-way, authorizedArthur Orr02/11/2021Signed
SB77State government, Office of Chief Procurement Officer, established, Division of Purchasing within the Dept. of Finance, abolished, Secs. 41-4-110 to 41-4-161, inclusive, 41-16-20 to 41-16-32, incl., 41-16-70 to 41-16-79, incl., repealed; Secs. 41-4-110 to 41-4-116, incl., 41-4-120 to 41-4-151, incl., 41-4-155, 41-4-160 to 41-4-168, incl., 41-4-170 to 41-4-178, incl., added; Sec. 41-4-66, 41-16-50 am'd.Arthur Orr04/20/2021Signed
SB75Taxation, CARES Act, exempts Alabama income tax relating to the coronavirus pandemicJ.T. Waggoner02/02/2021
SB74Shelby 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. Waggoner04/13/2021Signed
SB73Athletic 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. Waggoner03/11/2021Signed
SB72Supernumerary status, district attorneys, qualifications, removing minimum years of service and age requirement, Sec. 12-17-213 am'd.Will Barfoot04/15/2021Signed
SB71ALEA, 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'dTom Butler02/09/2021
SB69Insurance, flood insurance, exempt from rate filing and approval requirement, Sec. 27-13-21 am'd.Shay Shelnutt04/01/2021Signed
SB70School of Cyber Technology and Engineering, granted same soverign immunity and participation in Educators Liability Trust Fund as provided for other public K-12 schools, board of education, administrators, and staff, Secs. 16-28A-6, added; Secs. 16-22-4.1, 36-1-12 am'd.Steve Livingston04/01/2021
SB68Courts, probate courts, general jurisdiction over orphans' business deleted, const. amend.Will Barfoot04/15/2021Signed
SB67Peace 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 Shelnutt04/20/2021
SB66University of Montevallo, makeup of board of trustees revised to include at least one nonresident member appointed at-large, Sec. 16-54-2 am'd.Shay Shelnutt04/29/2021Signed
SB65Park and beach bds., organized un Ch. 22 Title 11, CA 1975, and originally organized under Ch, 18, CA 1975, dissolution and transfer to mun., alternate procedure, approval of co. and mun., Sec11-22-16 am'd.David Sessions04/01/2021Signed
SB63Psychology Professional Wellness Committee, established within Psychology Examiners board to provide intervention services to impaired licensed professionals, duties, immunity provided, Sec. 34-26-4 addedAndrew Jones04/15/2021Signed
SB64Health 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. Beasley02/02/2021
SB62Entertainment districts, municipalities, allow ABC licensees to sell alcohol for consumption within districts, revise qualifications for certain municipalities to establish, Sec. 28-3A-17.1 am'd.Chris Elliott04/29/2021Signed
SB61Education Retirees' Trust Fund Funding Act, Education Retirees Trust Fund created in State Treasury as permanent trust to fund periodic bonus checks for education retirees, duties of TRS Board of Control specifiedDonnie Chesteen05/06/2021Signed
SB60Public contracts, contracts for heating and air conditioning systems, exemption further provided, Sec. 39-2-2 am'd.Will Barfoot04/15/2021Signed
SB59Municipal corporations, ordinances, issuance of summons and complaint in lieu of custodial arrest, further provided for, Sec. 11-45-9.1 am'd.Tim Melson04/29/2021Signed
SB57Eminent domain, public lands, rights-of-way, granting further provided, Sec. 18-3-1 am'd.Tim Melson04/22/2021
SB58Utilities, Underground Damage Prevention Fund established, terms of members of authority, provided for, Secs. 37-15-10, 37-15-10.1 am'd.Dan Roberts04/15/2021Signed
SB56Solid waste program of a county or municipality, fees or charges, use of proceeds, amounts in reserve account over $1 million dollars authorized to be spent by county or municipality for law purposes, Sec. 22-27-5 am'd.Tim Melson04/29/2021Signed
SB55Fireworks, 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 Annuity 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, 8-17-237, 8-17-255, 34-33-11, 34-33A-12, 36-19-29 am'd.Tim Melson05/04/2021Signed
SB54County 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.Malika Sanders-Fortier04/01/2021Signed
SB53Dallas Co., judge of probate, add'l expense allowance and salaryMalika Sanders-Fortier04/13/2021Signed
SB52Dallas Co., past compensation of judge of probate ratified and confirmedMalika Sanders-Fortier03/18/2021
SB50Legislature, President Pro Tem authorize to appoint designee to serve on Sunset Committee in his or her place, Sec. 41-20-4 am'd.Clyde Chambliss04/15/2021
SB51Teachers 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 Chesteen02/02/2021
SB49Utilities, counties, municipalities, authorities, transfer or use of public funds, for repair or replacement of private sewer laterals, authorized, recovery providedClyde Chambliss04/29/2021Signed
SB48Crimes and offenses, theft of shoplifting, crime createdClyde Chambliss05/04/2021
SB47Social 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 Chambliss04/22/2021
SB46Medical Cannabis, program established to allow use of for certain conditions, defense against prosecution for marijuana possession established, Secs. 20-2A-1 to 20-2A-11, 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 Melson05/06/2021
SB45Elections, Sec. of State authorized to conduct a one-time post-election audit of vote countWilliam “Bill” M. Beasley03/04/2021
SB44Secretary 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. Beasley02/02/2021
SB43Emergency Management Agency, shelters, to adopt guidelines for identifying and designating safer place shelters throughout the stateRandy Price04/01/2021Signed
SB42Public K-12 schools, Seizure Safe Schools Act, Secs. 16-30C-1 to 16-30C-6, inclusive, added.William “Bill” M. Beasley02/02/2021
SB40Taxation, exempt state, county, and municipal sales and use tax from certain entitiesSam Givhan03/18/2021Signed
SB41Crimes and offenses, assault (2nd degree), the term firefighter includes volunteer firefighters, Sec. 13A-6-21 am'd.Randy Price02/02/2021
SB38Emergency responders, Alabama Fire College authorized to provide certification to peer support members, Sec. 36-21-14 am'd.Steve Livingston04/29/2021Signed
SB39Consumer Protection, Alabama State of Emergency Consumer Protection Act, enhanced criminal penalties provided under certain conditions, Sec. 13A-9-111.1 added; Sec. 13A-9-114, 34-14A-14, 34-31-32, 34-36-16, 34-37-17 am'd.Randy Price04/15/2021Signed
SB37Public Service Commission, telecommunication services, retail services, to restore the jurisdiction of the Public Service Commission, Sec. 37-2A-4 am'd.David Sessions04/20/2021
SB36Parole and Probation violations, limits of confinement 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 the Dept. of Corrections to designate county jails for confinement of parole and probation violators, require courts to send electronic notification when a defendant sentenced to Dept. of Corrections, Secs. 14-3-30, 15-22-29, 15-22-32, 15-22-52, 15-22-54 am'd.Greg Albritton02/10/2021
SB35Trusts, Alabama Uniform Trust Decanting Act, failure to receive notice further provided, Secs. 19-3D-7, 19-3D-9 am'd.Greg Albritton03/16/2021Signed
SB34Public contracts, contracts for heating and air conditioning systems, exemption further provided, Sec. 39-2-2 am'd.Will Barfoot02/02/2021
SB32Land 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.Linda Coleman-Madison04/29/2021Signed
SB33Voter 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-Madison02/02/2021
SB31Runoff 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 Roberts04/01/2021Signed
SB30Coronavirus, immunity for certain entities from claims relating to contraction of or exposure to coronovirusArthur Orr02/11/2021Signed
SB29Boards of Registrars, process for updating voter registration lists revised, Sec. 17-4-30 am'd.Tom Butler02/02/2021
SB28Motor vehicle dealers and motorcycle dealer, used vehicle license plates, combined total increased, Sec. 40-12-264 am'd.Andrew Jones04/13/2021
SB27State 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 Price05/04/2021Signed
SB25Insurance Dept., expenses related to examination by Commissioner of Insurance, Vehicle Protection Products Act, fees deposited in Insurance Dept. Fund, expense related to exam by commissioner, Sec. 8-33-14 added.Shay Shelnutt04/01/2021Signed
SB26Insurance, to provide for opinion of appointed actuary, to permit an insurer to apply for an exception for annual actuarial opinion requirement, Sec. 27-3-26.1 am'd.Shay Shelnutt04/01/2021Signed
SB24Insurance, 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 Shelnutt02/23/2021
SB23Captive Insurance Companies, insurance in alien jurisdictions auth., requirements for an Alabama Coastal Captive Insurance Company revised, certificate of dormancy provided for, Secs. 27-31B-26, 27-31C-3.1 added; Sec. 27-31C-4 repealed; Secs. 27-31B-2, 27-31B-3, 37-31B-6, 27-31C-3 am'd.Shay Shelnutt04/01/2021Signed
SB22Medical Examiners, required to notify next of kin when retaining organ of deceased, prohibit medical examiner from retaining organ for use not in conjunction with autopsyLinda Coleman-Madison04/01/2021Signed
SB21Chiropractic Examiners, St. Bd. of, fees for services, bd authorized to charge by rule, Sec. 34-24-146 addedLinda Coleman-Madison03/11/2021Signed
SB20World games, Birmingham, exempt non-resident credentialed health providers providing medical care to their athletes from state licensure requirments temporarilyDan Roberts04/29/2021Signed
SB19Etowah Co., board of registrars, working days increased, Sec. 17-3-8 am'd.Andrew Jones03/18/2021
SB18Utility gross receipts tax, Floyd Cherokee Medical Center LLC in Centre exempt, Sec. 40-21-82.1 am'd.Andrew Jones03/18/2021
SB17Water utilities, nonprofit corps.not organized under Title 11, Code of Alabama 1975, audit by Examiners of Public AccountsAndrew Jones04/15/2021
SB15Competitive 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 Jones04/01/2021
SB16Teachers, St. Board of Education, authorized to issue alternative teaching certificates to qualified former members of Armed Forces, Sec. 16-23-3 am'd.Andrew Jones03/11/2021Signed
SB14Law enforcement officers, requiring officers to have not less than 16 hours of crisis intervention trainingAndrew Jones02/02/2021
SB13Alarm system, battery charged fences, defined, counties and mun. authority limitedSteve Livingston04/29/2021Signed
SB12Education, constitutional amendment, public K-12 schools required to play Star-Spangled Banner on schools and at school athletic events, const. amend.Gerald H. Allen02/02/2021
SB11Airport 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 Givhan04/20/2021Signed
SB10Vulnerable Child Compassion and Protection Act, prohibits gender change therapy for minors, prohibits withholding of certain related information from parentsShay Shelnutt03/16/2021
SB9Schools, 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 Elliott04/01/2021Signed
SB8Property, homeowner's associations and condominium associations, prohibited from restricting display of state flagChris Elliott04/15/2021
SB7Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, any credits, refunds or loan forgivneness received from, excluded from Alabama taxationChris Elliott02/02/2021
SB6Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act of 2006, legislative intent relating to the expending of funds by the Dept. of Conservation and Natural Resources expressedChris Elliott04/29/2021
SB5Firearms, 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. Allen02/02/2021
SB4Motor vehicles, rules of the road, construction zone violations, further provided, Sec. 32-5A-176.1 am'd.Gerald H. Allen05/17/2021Signed
SB3Education, 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. Allen02/02/2021
SB2License plate scanners, limited use of on public highways by law enforcement agencies, confidentiality, destruction of information collected, criminal penaltiesArthur Orr04/15/2021
SB1Contact tracing, privacy protections establishedArthur Orr04/29/2021
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