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.

Bill Title Sponsor Last Action Signed
SB307 Health, require health care facilities to allow one caregiver or visitor to patients or residents, subject to reasonable restrictions Garlan Gudger 03/04/2021
SB306 Funeral 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Act, established, adding, amending and renumbering numerous sections, Secs. 27-17A-2, 27-17A-17, 27-17A-45, 27-17A-57 repealed; Secs. 34-13-1, 34-13-2, 34-13-4, 34-13-7, 34-13-9, 34-13-11, 34-13-12, 34-13-20, 34-13-22, 34-13-23, 34-13-26, 34-13-27, 34-13-52, 34-13-53, 34-13-54,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 Figures 03/04/2021
SB305 Voting 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 Scofield 03/04/2021
SB302 State 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 McClendon 03/04/2021
SB304 Student Grant Program, cap increased on grant amount from $1,200 to $3,000 per academic year, Sec. 16-33A-3 am'd. Will Barfoot 03/04/2021
SB303 Sheriffs, term of office, to commence following election, technical revisions to term of county commissioner, Sec. 36-3-4 am'd. Clay Scofield 03/04/2021
SB301 Strengthen 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 Elliott 03/03/2021
SB298 Economic 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 Orr 03/03/2021
SB300 State holidays, Robert E. Lee Day observed on second Monday in October, Sec. 1-3-8 am'd. Vivian Davis Figures 03/03/2021
SB299 Aircrafts. Revenue Dept., required to centrally value and assess certain aircrafts Arthur Orr 03/03/2021
SB297 Education, Alabama School Choice and Student Opportunity Act, limitation on the physical location of a public charter school, Sec. 16-6F-5 am'd. Clyde Chambliss 03/03/2021
SB296 Sentencing, to further provide for procedures relating to voluntary sentencing standards worksheets, Sec. 12-25-35 am'd. Dan Roberts 03/03/2021
SB295 State employees, Chief Executive Officer of the State Employees Insurance Board may approve group insurance offerings Shay Shelnutt 03/03/2021
SB294 Small farm wineries, authorize to sell to consumers or distribute to retailers Andrew Jones 03/03/2021
SB293 Taxation, tax credit, authorized for the cost of acquisition and construction of a qualified storm shelter Tom Whatley 03/02/2021
SB292 Judicial 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 repealed Greg Albritton 03/03/2021
SB289 Tort claims, limitation of liability of government entities, further provided to include certain public mental health facilities, Sec. 11-93-1 am'd. Greg Albritton 03/02/2021
SB288 Municipalities, 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 Shelnutt 03/02/2021
SB287 Alcoholic 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 Orr 03/04/2021
SB286 Courts, Twenty-third Judicial Circuit, Nineteenth Judicial Circuit, Twenty-eighth Judicial Circuit, additional circuit judge, DeKalb County, district judge, compensation and benefits, election Sam Givhan 03/02/2021
SB291 Madison Co., Twenty-third Judicial Circuit, additional circuit judge, compensation and benefits, election, Sec. 12-9A-5 repealed Greg Albritton 03/02/2021
SB290 Public 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 Albritton 03/02/2021
SB285 Primary and runoff election date, primary election held second Tuesday in July and runoff election held second Tuesday in August for 2022 election cycle. Jim McClendon 03/02/2021
SB284 Voting, paper ballot as integral part of state's electronic vote counting system, required, Sec. 17-7-23 am'd. Clyde Chambliss 03/02/2021
SB283 Elections, 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 Chambliss 03/02/2021
SB282 Trusts, 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 Shelnutt 03/03/2021
SB281 Gasoline 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 referendum Shay Shelnutt 03/02/2021
SB280 Education, prohibit public institutions of higher education from providing support for organizations affiliated with China government Shay Shelnutt 03/02/2021
SB278 Limestone County, protest and non-protest areas authorized Tim Melson 03/02/2021
SB279 Financial transactions, contingencies provided if the London Interbank Offered Rate is discontinued, Secs. 5-28-1 to 5-28-5, inclusive, added Dan Roberts 03/03/2021
SB277 Onsite Wastewater Board, privately owned wastewater systems exempt from regulation by the board, Sec. 34-21A-10 am'd. Tom Whatley 03/02/2021
SB276 Grandparent 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 Butler 03/02/2021
SB275 Notary 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 added Sam Givhan 03/03/2021
SB274 Covid-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. Singleton 02/25/2021
SB273 Joint road improvement authorities, provide for method of incorporation, powers, duties, provide for reincorporation of certain existing road improvement commissions Gerald H. Allen 02/25/2021
SB272 Elections, 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 Barfoot 02/24/2021
SB262 Armed 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 Butler 02/24/2021
SB263 County Superintendent of Education, required to be appointed unless provided otherwise by constitution Tom Butler 02/24/2021
SB264 Hunting, feral swine and coyote hunting at night permitted with an appropriate license under certain circumstances, Sec. 9-11-235 am'd. Donnie Chesteen 03/03/2021
SB265 Discrimination, hair and ethicity, relating to discrimination, to prohibit discrimination in employment, public accomodations, housing, and to create cause of action against employer who discriminates Rodger Smitherman 02/24/2021
SB266 Forensic DNA testing, provide for DNA testing in additional circumstances, provide for procedure, Sec. 15-18-200 am'd. Rodger Smitherman 02/24/2021
SB267 Health, vaccines, exemptions provided if vaccinations made mandatory, Sec. 11-47-132 repealed Arthur Orr 03/03/2021
SB268 Prosthetists 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. Beasley 02/24/2021
SB269 Cosmetology, 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-Madison 02/24/2021
SB270 Veterans' 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 Butler 02/24/2021
SB271 Elmore Co., board of education, school buildings and property, insurance with the State Insurance Fund or with an insurance company, authorized Will Barfoot 03/03/2021
SB257 Professions and Businesses, design professional, contracts for professional services of, provided Clyde Chambliss 02/23/2021
SB258 Driver 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 Orr 03/03/2021
SB259 Legislature, to call itself into a special session under certain conditions authorized, const. amend. Will Barfoot 03/02/2021
SB260 Public contracts, competitive bids, further provided, local preference zone, further provided, Sec. 41-16-50 am'd. Bobby D. Singleton 02/23/2021
SB261 Professions and Businesses, design professional, contracts for professional services of, provided Clyde Chambliss 02/24/2021
SB247 Etowah 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 Jones 02/23/2021
SB248 Highways, 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 Scofield 02/23/2021
SB249 Call 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 Scofield 03/03/2021
SB250 Elmore Co., constable, office abolished Will Barfoot 03/03/2021
SB251 Elmore Co., alcoholic beverages, draft or keg beer, sale authorized Will Barfoot 03/03/2021
SB252 Elmore County, co. engineer, terms of employment by co. commission, provisions for employment at will deleted, Sec. 45-26-130 am'd. Will Barfoot 03/03/2021
SB253 Firearms, prohibitions on state enforcement of certain federal firearm laws, provided, const. amend. Gerald H. Allen 02/23/2021
SB254 Redevelopment Authorities, qualification for directors, Sec. 11-54A-7 am'd. Clyde Chambliss 03/02/2021
SB255 Homeowners' 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 Barfoot 02/23/2021
SB256 Motor vehicles, authorized volunteer firefighter vehicles, authorized to be equipped with emergency lights, certain operating privileges, provided, Sec. 32-5A-7.1 added. Larry Stutts 02/25/2021
SB241 Medicaid False Claims Act, remedies and penalties for fraudulent claims provided Jim McClendon 02/23/2021
SB242 Attorney General, required to provide opinion to state legislature under certain conditions, Sec. 36-15-1 am'd. Jim McClendon 03/03/2021
SB243 Community College System, bd. of trustees, terms, may serve two full terms, Sec. 16-60-111 am'd. Greg Albritton 02/23/2021
SB244 Large animals, sale, possession, transfer, and breeding of large wild cats, great apes, wolves, and non-native bears prohibited , except under certain conditions, criminal penalties established Andrew Jones 03/03/2021
SB245 Cherokee County, revenue commissioner and sheriff, salary, continuing annual training for sheriff Andrew Jones 03/04/2021
SB246 Etowah Co., prohibit commencement of operations at certain animal byproduct processing facilities near municipal limits after January 1, 2021. Andrew Jones 02/23/2021
SB234 Community 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 Roberts 02/23/2021
SB235 Elections, 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 Roberts 03/02/2021
SB236 License 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 McClendon 02/23/2021
SB237 Physical therapy, practice without referral by a physician or other health care practitioner further provided for, Secs. 34-24-210.1 am'd. Jim McClendon 02/23/2021
SB238 Elections, qualified visually impaired voters may vote absentee ballot under certain conditions, Sec. 17-11-3.1 am'd. Jim McClendon 03/02/2021
SB239 Board 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 McClendon 02/23/2021
SB240 Department 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 McClendon 03/03/2021
SB233 Election, clarifying the distance from a polling place within which an individual may not campaign, Sec. 17-9-50 am'd. Sam Givhan 03/02/2021
SB232 Motor vehicles, speeding violations, arrest or conviction not subject to jail time, Sec. 32-5A-179 added. Tom Whatley 03/03/2021
SB231 Taxation, 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 added Will Barfoot 02/11/2021
SB230 Student athletes, may earn compensation for use of name, image, or likeness, Alabama Collegiate Athletics Commission, established, conditions for compensation Gerald H. Allen 02/11/2021
SB228 Rural physicians and dentists, income tax credit under certain conditions, Secs.40-18-130, 40-18-131, 40-18-132 am'd. Steve Livingston 02/11/2021
SB229 Employees' Retirement System, retirees and beneficiaries, one-time lump-sum additional payment Del Marsh 03/03/2021
SB227 Pharmacy 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 Butler 02/11/2021
SB226 Foster homes, defines additional types of foster family homes, Sec. 38-7-2 am'd. Donnie Chesteen 02/23/2021
SB225 Teacher 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 provided Larry Stutts 02/10/2021
SB224 Electrical 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 Chesteen 02/10/2021
SB223 Elections, 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 contribution Chris Elliott 02/10/2021
SB221 Corrections 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 Chambliss 02/10/2021
SB222 Tuscaloosa Co., sales and use tax, referendum required to levy new or increase sales and use taxes, const. amend. Gerald H. Allen 02/10/2021
SB220 Highway, roads, and bridges, contracts or subcontracts for public works, provisions requiring a party to indemnify another party for damages caused by the other party prohibited Clay Scofield 02/25/2021
SB219 Pardons and Paroles, mandatory supervised release of inmates, to further provide for supervision upon release, Sec. 15-22-26.2 am'd. Tom Whatley 02/10/2021
SB218 Taxation, 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 Melson 02/10/2021
SB217 State 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 Melson 03/03/2021
SB216 Education, 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 Whatley 02/10/2021
SB211 Off-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 Orr 03/02/2021
SB215 Digital Expansion Authority, composition and duties, development of Statewide Connectivity Plan, Alabama University Research Alliance, created, Alabama Digital Finance Authority created, Connect Alabama Act of 2021 Del Marsh 03/04/2021
SB213 Jefferson 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 repealed Shay Shelnutt 02/09/2021
SB212 Peer support members, authorizes Alabama Fire College to certify peer support members, Sec. 36-21-14 am'd. Gerald H. Allen 02/09/2021
SB205 Home inspectors, limitations period or liability, provided, Sec. 34-14B-11 added; Sec. 34-14B-3 am'd. Gerald H. Allen 02/09/2021
SB214 Gaming, 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 Marsh 02/11/2021
SB210 Criminal procedure, asset forfeiture for drug offenses provided, Alabama Criminal Forfeiture Process Act, Secs. 20-2-93 repealed Arthur Orr 02/10/2021
SB208 Plumbers 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, repealed Andrew Jones 02/09/2021
SB209 Etowah Co., business license tax, farmers and timber growers exempt, Sec. 45-28-200 am'd. Andrew Jones 03/03/2021
SB207 Montgomery Co., judge of probate, required to be an attorney, const. amend. Will Barfoot 03/03/2021
SB206 Juveniles, to further provide when juvenile law enforcement records may be released, Sec. 12-15-134 am'd. Will Barfoot 02/24/2021
SB204 Bail 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. Williams 03/03/2021
SB203 Education, K-12, procedural due process protection for suspensions and expulsions provided, findings, hearing officers, Sec. 16-1-14 am'd. Rodger Smitherman 03/03/2021
SB202 Pharmacists, revise licensure requirements, authorize Board of Pharmacy to set continuing education requirements, Secs. 34-23-51, 34-23-52 am'd. William “Bill” M. Beasley 03/02/2021
SB200 Boards 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 Butler 02/09/2021
SB201 Prepaid Affordable College Tuition Program, extend contract period from 10 to 12 years, Sec. 16-33C-7 am'd. Tom Butler 02/09/2021
SB197 Criminal procedure, traffic violations, required dismissal under certain conditions Tom Whatley 02/10/2021
SB199 Colbert and Lauderdale Counties, Shoals Economic Development Fund may be used for Workforce Training and Development Center, Sec. 45-17-91.23 am'd. Tim Melson 02/04/2021
SB198 Motor 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 Chesteen 03/02/2021
SB196 Education, public K-12 schools, sex education, to promote abstinence and change wording of content course materials, Sec. 16-40A-2 am'd. Vivian Davis Figures 02/10/2021
SB195 Motor vehicles, driving offenses, administrative suspension periods revised for certain driving offenses, Secs. 32-5-192, 32-5A-195, 32-5A-304 am'd. Sam Givhan 02/24/2021
SB194 Education 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 Chesteen 02/04/2021
SB193 Appropriations, 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 entities Arthur Orr 02/04/2021
SB192 Talladega College, appropriation Jim McClendon 02/04/2021
SB190 Appropriations, 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 Orr 02/04/2021
SB191 Lyman Ward Military Academy, appropriation Tom Whatley 02/04/2021
SB189 Education budget, appropriations for the support, maintenance, and development of public education Arthur Orr 02/04/2021
SB188 Public education employees, including K-12, postsecondary education, and AIDB, salary increase Arthur Orr 02/04/2021
SB187 Disabled 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. Allen 02/04/2021
SB186 Controlled substance database, access by board of nursing authorized for monitoring licensees, Sec. 20-2-214 am'd. William “Bill” M. Beasley 02/04/2021
SB185 Tuskegee University, appropriation William “Bill” M. Beasley 02/04/2021
SB184 State Public Health Emergency, County Health Officer prohibited from issuing order addressing pandemic under certain conditions Shay Shelnutt 02/03/2021
SB183 Board 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 care Vivian Davis Figures 02/24/2021
SB182 State purchasing, collection of data by Secretary of State as Chief Procurement Officer, Sec. 41-4-177.10 added Bobby D. Singleton 02/03/2021
SB180 Driving 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 Whatley 03/03/2021
SB181 Financial 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 attempted Shay Shelnutt 03/02/2021
SB179 Nursing, 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-Madison 03/02/2021
SB177 Courts, Alabama Court Cost Commission, established, const. amend. Rodger Smitherman 02/03/2021
SB178 Parole, 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-Madison 03/03/2021
SB176 Contracts, creation and enforcement of non-disparagement agreements, provided Rodger Smitherman 02/03/2021
SB175 Class 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 Smitherman 02/23/2021
SB174 Optometrists, practice of optometry defined, Board of Optometry to regulate, Secs. 20-2-2, 34-22-1 am'd. Tom Whatley 03/02/2021
SB173 Agricultural lime, required to be labeled with relative neutralizing value as defined, Secs. 2-23-2, 2-23-4 am'd. Larry Stutts 03/04/2021
SB171 Sweet potato, official state vegetable, designated Garlan Gudger 02/23/2021
SB172 Teachers' Retirement System, one-time lump-sum payment for certain retirees and beneficiaries Bobby D. Singleton 02/03/2021
SB154 Motor vehicles, Automated Commercial Motor Vehicles Teleoperations Act, repealed, Secs. 32-9B-1 to 32-9B-8, inclusive, repealed Gerald H. Allen 02/11/2021
SB170 Building 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 Figures 02/25/2021
SB169 State 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 Figures 02/11/2021
SB168 Etowah Co., beer tax, distrib, to local boards of education further specified, Sec. 45-28-20 am'd. Andrew Jones 03/03/2021
SB166 Workers' 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 coverage Will Barfoot 02/02/2021
SB167 Wine festivals authorized, licensed by ABC Board, allow tastings and sale of wine, Sec. 28-3A-20.3 added. Andrew Jones 02/10/2021
SB165 Public 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 repealed Arthur Orr 02/02/2021
SB164 Consumer protection, deceptive trade practices, pyramid sales structure, further provided, Secs. 8-19-3, 8-19-5 am'd. Tom Whatley 02/25/2021
SB163 Sheriffs, not required to be conservators, Sec. 26-2-27 repealed; Secs. 26-2-50, 26-2A-138 am'd. Tom Whatley 02/02/2021
SB162 Judicial 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 Whatley 02/02/2021
SB161 Sheriff, office vacant or other circumstances, highest ranking deputy to serve, provisions re coroner repealed, Sec. 11-5-5 repealed. Tom Whatley 02/02/2021
SB160 Cottage 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 Orr 03/02/2021
SB158 Law enforcement, procedures to create a database to maintain law enforcement information providing civil protections, providing for background checks and pre-employment checks Rodger Smitherman 03/04/2021
SB159 Judiciary, changing judicial case load from weighted to actual, Secs. 12-9A-1, 12-9A-5 am'd. Rodger Smitherman 02/02/2021
SB157 Firearms, prohibitions on state enforcement of certain federal firearm laws, provided Gerald H. Allen 02/02/2021
SB156 License 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. Allen 02/02/2021
SB155 Defenses, self-defense, force in defense of premises, further provided, Secs. 13A-3-20, 13A-3-25, 13A-3-27 am'd. Gerald H. Allen 02/02/2021
SB153 Expungement, 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 Smitherman 02/24/2021
SB152 Lauderdale County, protest and non-protest areas authorized Tim Melson 02/02/2021
SB151 Taxation, 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 taxes Bobby D. Singleton 02/02/2021
SB150 Entertainment events, limiting the circumstances in which a ticket vendor or entertainment venue can place restrictions on the resale or transfer of tickets Bobby D. Singleton 02/02/2021
SB148 Holidays, to require observance of Robert E. Lee's birthday on the fourth Monday in April, Sec. 1-3-8 am'd. Bobby D. Singleton 02/02/2021
SB149 Crimes and offenses, unlawful possession of marijuana, crime revised, Secs. 13A-12-213, 13A-12-214 am'd. Bobby D. Singleton 03/03/2021
SB146 Wine, 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. Singleton 02/02/2021
SB143 Lead reduction, revise authority of Dept of Public Health to administer program, Secs. 22-37A-2 to 22-37A-7, inclusive, am'd. Bobby D. Singleton 03/03/2021
SB147 Election, 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. Singleton 02/02/2021
SB145 Colleges and universities, Alabama State University, tuition rates, board of trustees, authorized to extend resident tuition rates to qualified nonresident students of other schools Bobby D. Singleton 02/02/2021
SB144 Donated foods, donors of game meat immune from liability under certain conditions, Sec. 20-1-6 am'd. Bobby D. Singleton 03/03/2021
SB142 Self-service food vendors, vending machines and micro markets defined, Agriculture and Industries to regulate Tom Whatley 03/02/2021
SB141 Taxation, Victims of Crime and Leniency, Incorporated, exempt from state, county and municipal sales and use taxes William “Bill” M. Beasley 02/02/2021
SB140 Storage 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, repealed Tim Melson 03/03/2021
SB139 Tuscaloosa Co., sales and use tax, city prohibited from levying add'l without vote, municipality located entirely in county, const. amend. Gerald H. Allen 02/04/2021
SB138 Alcoholic 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. Waggoner 02/10/2021
SB137 Former legislators, timeframe when eligible to obtain state health insurance after term ends, increased, Sec. 36-29-15 am'd. Shay Shelnutt 02/09/2021
SB136 Insurance Department, Commissioner, Standard Valuation Law, small company alternative valuation, condition for revised, Sec. 27-36A-20 am'd. Shay Shelnutt 02/25/2021
SB135 Joint Legislative Committee on State Parks, appointment of two additional members, Sec. 9-14A-21 am'd. Chris Elliott 02/09/2021
SB133 Administrative 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 Holley 02/24/2021
SB134 Code 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 State Jimmy Holley 02/24/2021
SB132 Wallace-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 Givhan 03/02/2021
SB131 Etowah County, require animal byproduct processing facilities to compensate property owners for devaluation, tipping fees authorized, removal of abandoned facilities Andrew Jones 02/02/2021
SB130 Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology Interstate Compact, established to authorize licensees to practice among compact member states Linda Coleman-Madison 03/04/2021
SB129 Lee Co., boards of registrars, increase maximum number of days board may meet each year, Sec. 17-3-8 am'd. Randy Price 02/23/2021
SB128 Alcoholic 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. Waggoner 02/02/2021
SB98 Taxation, 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 Roberts 02/03/2021
SB126 Alcoholic 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. Waggoner 02/24/2021
SB125 Economic 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. Reed 02/02/2021
SB121 Campaign 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 Smitherman 02/02/2021
SB120 Public 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 issues Rodger Smitherman 02/02/2021
SB119 Municipal 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. Waggoner 03/04/2021
SB127 Education, broadcast of public K-12 school sporting events Clay Scofield 02/02/2021
SB124 Board 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 Chesteen 03/04/2021
SB123 Veterans Affairs, authorize to purchase certain promotional items, Secs. 31-5-4, 31-5-6, 31-5-9, 31-5-14 am'd. Tom Butler 02/25/2021
SB122 Alcoholic 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. Waggoner 02/02/2021
SB118 Voting 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-Madison 02/23/2021
SB113 Artificial intelligence, limit the use of facial recognition, to ensure artificial intelligence is not the only basis for arrest Arthur Orr 02/23/2021
SB117 Criminal 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-Madison 03/04/2021
SB115 Emergency 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 Butler 02/25/2021
SB116 State Board of Respiratory Therapy, add'l consumer member appointed by Governor, Sec. 34-27B-5 am'd. Linda Coleman-Madison 03/02/2021
SB114 Taxation, registration fees and ad valorem taxes for utility trailers, exemptions provided for, Sec. 32-11-2 am'd. Tom Butler 02/11/2021
SB112 Motor vehicles, Revenue Dept., annual license tax and registration fee, low-speed electric vehicle Arthur Orr 02/24/2021
SB111 Taxation, sales of land for taxes, conducted on premises of or within courthouse or courthouse annex, Sec. 40-10-15 am'd. Tom Butler 03/02/2021
SB110 Business 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 Gudger 02/09/2021
SB109 Competitive bidding, awarding authority allowed to negotiate lowest bidder when all bids exceed available funding, Sec. 39-2-6 am'd. Garlan Gudger 02/24/2021
SB108 Military 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 Whatley 02/09/2021
SB107 Municipalities, 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 Elliott 03/03/2021
SB106 National Guard benefits, increase survivor and education benefits, Secs. 31-3-2, 31-6-4, 31-12-1, 31-12-2 am'd. Will Barfoot 03/04/2021
SB105 Eminent domain, further provided to not include trails for biking or hiking, Sec. 18-1B-2 am'd. Tom Whatley 02/10/2021
SB104 Conservation and Natural Resources Dept., disabled veteran lifetime hunting and fishing licenses, fees, disposition, Sec. 9-11-65.3 added. Will Barfoot 03/04/2021
SB103 School 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 Barfoot 03/04/2021
SB102 Psychology Interjurisdictional Compact, established to authorize licensed psychologists to practice on a limited basis among compact member states Andrew Jones 03/04/2021
SB101 Sheriffs, not required to be conservators, Sec. 26-2-27 repealed; Secs. 26-2-50, 26-2A-138 am'd. Tom Whatley 02/02/2021
SB100 Breastfeeding, workplace accommodations provided, time and place to express milk in private Tom Whatley 02/02/2021
SB99 Sales 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 Whatley 02/02/2021
SB97 State 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 Whatley 02/03/2021
SB96 Corporations, 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 Givhan 03/02/2021
SB95 Expungement, 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 Smitherman 02/02/2021
SB93 Education, 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 provided Rodger Smitherman 02/02/2021
SB94 Literacy Act, third grade retention requirement postponed until 2024-2025 school year, Sec. 16-6G-5 am'd. Rodger Smitherman 03/03/2021
SB92 Public 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 issues Rodger Smitherman 02/10/2021
SB91 Traffic 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, required Rodger Smitherman 02/03/2021
SB90 Jefferson 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 Smitherman 02/10/2021
SB89 World Games, TWG 2021 Birmingham Foundation, exempt from sales and use, ad valorem, and other taxes, Sec. 40-9-26.2 added Rodger Smitherman 02/04/2021
SB87 District attorneys, assistant district attorneys, not subject to co. personnel systems, Sec. 12-17-220.1 am'd. Rodger Smitherman 03/02/2021
SB88 Class 1 municipalities, entertainment districts, authorized to have 15, under certain conditions, Sec. 28-3A-17.1 am'd. Rodger Smitherman 02/25/2021
SB86 Public 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 issues Rodger Smitherman 02/02/2021
SB85 Elder 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 Smitherman 03/02/2021
SB84 Alabama 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 Smitherman 03/04/2021
SB83 Higher 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 Whatley 03/04/2021
SB82 Physical Therapy Licensure Compact, established to authorize licensed physical therapists and assistant to practice among compact member states Tom Whatley 03/04/2021
SB81 Armory Commission, membership increased from nine to 15 members, Secs. 31-4-1, 31-4-3 am'd. Tom Whatley 02/04/2021
SB80 Military 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 Butler 03/04/2021
SB79 Employees' Retirement System Board of Control, membership revised, diversity language included, terms of service further provided for, Sec. 36-27-23 am'd. Garlan Gudger 02/09/2021
SB78 Technology, Alabama Council on Advanced Technology, estab., to advise Governor and Legislature, members, duties J.T. Waggoner 02/24/2021
SB76 Wireless telecommunications, installation and deployment of small wireless facilities and associated poles, towers, and base stations on the public rights-of-way, authorized Arthur Orr 02/11/2021
SB77 State 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 Orr 02/24/2021
SB75 Taxation, CARES Act, exempts Alabama income tax relating to the coronavirus pandemic J.T. Waggoner 02/02/2021
SB74 Shelby 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. Waggoner 02/23/2021
SB73 Athletic 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. Waggoner 02/24/2021
SB72 Supernumerary status, district attorneys, qualifications, removing minimum years of service and age requirement, Sec. 12-17-213 am'd. Will Barfoot 02/10/2021
SB71 ALEA, 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'd Tom Butler 02/09/2021
SB69 Insurance, flood insurance, exempt from rate filing and approval requirement, Sec. 27-13-21 am'd. Shay Shelnutt 02/23/2021
SB70 School 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 Livingston 02/24/2021
SB68 Courts, probate courts, general jurisdiction over orphans' business deleted, const. amend. Will Barfoot 02/24/2021
SB67 Peace 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 Shelnutt 02/09/2021
SB66 University 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 Shelnutt 02/10/2021
SB65 Park 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 Sessions 03/03/2021
SB63 Psychology Professional Wellness Committee, established within Psychology Examiners board to provide intervention services to impaired licensed professionals, duties, immunity provided, Sec. 34-26-4 added Andrew Jones 02/25/2021
SB64 Health 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. Beasley 02/02/2021
SB62 Entertainment 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 Elliott 02/24/2021
SB61 Education 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 specified Donnie Chesteen 02/02/2021
SB60 Public contracts, contracts for heating and air conditioning systems, exemption further provided, Sec. 39-2-2 am'd. Will Barfoot 02/09/2021
SB59 Municipal corporations, ordinances, issuance of summons and complaint in lieu of custodial arrest, further provided for, Sec. 11-45-9.1 am'd. Tim Melson 02/24/2021
SB57 Eminent domain, public lands, rights-of-way, granting further provided, Sec. 18-3-1 am'd. Tim Melson 02/10/2021
SB58 Utilities, Underground Damage Prevention Fund established, terms of members of authority, provided for, Secs. 37-15-10, 37-15-10.1 am'd. Dan Roberts 03/03/2021
SB56 Solid 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 Melson 02/23/2021
SB55 Fireworks, 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 Melson 02/23/2021
SB54 County 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-Fortier 02/24/2021
SB53 Dallas Co., judge of probate, add'l expense allowance and salary Hank Sanders 02/02/2021
SB52 Dallas Co., past compensation of judge of probate ratified and confirmed Hank Sanders 02/02/2021
SB50 Legislature, President Pro Tem authorize to appoint designee to serve on Sunset Committee in his or her place, Sec. 41-20-4 am'd. Clyde Chambliss 02/23/2021
SB51 Teachers 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 Chesteen 02/02/2021
SB49 Utilities, counties, municipalities, authorities, transfer or use of public funds, for repair or replacement of private sewer laterals, authorized, recovery provided Clyde Chambliss 02/23/2021
SB48 Crimes and offenses, theft of shoplifting, crime created Clyde Chambliss 03/03/2021
SB47 Social 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 Chambliss 02/11/2021
SB46 Medical 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 Melson 02/25/2021
SB45 Elections, Sec. of State authorized to conduct a one-time post-election audit of vote count William “Bill” M. Beasley 03/04/2021
SB44 Secretary 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. Beasley 02/02/2021
SB43 Emergency Management Agency, shelters, to adopt guidelines for identifying and designating safer place shelters throughout the state Randy Price 02/09/2021
SB42 Public K-12 schools, Seizure Safe Schools Act, Secs. 16-30C-1 to 16-30C-6, inclusive, added. William “Bill” M. Beasley 02/02/2021
SB40 Taxation, exempt state, county, and municipal sales and use tax from certain entities Sam Givhan 03/03/2021
SB41 Crimes and offenses, assault (2nd degree), the term firefighter includes volunteer firefighters, Sec. 13A-6-21 am'd. Randy Price 02/02/2021
SB38 Emergency responders, Alabama Fire College authorized to provide certification to peer support members, Sec. 36-21-14 am'd. Steve Livingston 03/02/2021
SB39 Consumer 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 Price 02/09/2021
SB37 Public Service Commission, telecommunication services, retail services, to restore the jurisdiction of the Public Service Commission, Sec. 37-2A-4 am'd. David Sessions 02/02/2021
SB36 Parole 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 Albritton 02/10/2021
SB35 Trusts, Alabama Uniform Trust Decanting Act, failure to receive notice further provided, Secs. 19-3D-7, 19-3D-9 am'd. Greg Albritton 02/23/2021
SB34 Public contracts, contracts for heating and air conditioning systems, exemption further provided, Sec. 39-2-2 am'd. Will Barfoot 02/02/2021
SB32 Land 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-Madison 02/23/2021
SB33 Voter 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-Madison 02/02/2021
SB31 Runoff 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 Roberts 03/03/2021
SB30 Coronavirus, immunity for certain entities from claims relating to contraction of or exposure to coronovirus Arthur Orr 02/11/2021
SB29 Boards of Registrars, process for updating voter registration lists revised, Sec. 17-4-30 am'd. Tom Butler 02/02/2021
SB28 Motor vehicle dealers and motorcycle dealer, used vehicle license plates, combined total increased, Sec. 40-12-264 am'd. Andrew Jones 02/23/2021
SB27 State 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 Price 02/24/2021
SB25 Insurance 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 Shelnutt 02/23/2021
SB26 Insurance, 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 Shelnutt 02/23/2021
SB24 Insurance, 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 Shelnutt 02/23/2021
SB23 Captive 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 Shelnutt 02/23/2021
SB22 Medical Examiners, required to notify next of kin when retaining organ of deceased, prohibit medical examiner from retaining organ for use not in conjunction with autopsy Linda Coleman-Madison 02/04/2021
SB21 Chiropractic Examiners, St. Bd. of, fees for services, bd authorized to charge by rule, Sec. 34-24-146 added Linda Coleman-Madison 02/24/2021
SB20 World games, Birmingham, exempt non-resident credentialed health providers providing medical care to their athletes from state licensure requirments temporarily Dan Roberts 02/24/2021
SB19 Etowah Co., board of registrars, working days increased, Sec. 17-3-8 am'd. Andrew Jones 02/23/2021
SB18 Utility gross receipts tax, Floyd Cherokee Medical Center LLC in Centre exempt, Sec. 40-21-82.1 am'd. Andrew Jones 02/02/2021
SB17 Water utilities, nonprofit corps.not organized under Title 11, Code of Alabama 1975, audit by Examiners of Public Accounts Andrew Jones 02/03/2021
SB15 Competitive 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 Jones 02/11/2021
SB16 Teachers, St. Board of Education, authorized to issue alternative teaching certificates to qualified former members of Armed Forces, Sec. 16-23-3 am'd. Andrew Jones 03/04/2021
SB14 Law enforcement officers, requiring officers to have not less than 16 hours of crisis intervention training Andrew Jones 02/02/2021
SB13 Alarm system, battery charged fences, defined, counties and mun. authority limited Steve Livingston 02/23/2021
SB12 Education, constitutional amendment, public K-12 schools required to play Star-Spangled Banner on schools and at school athletic events, const. amend. Gerald H. Allen 02/02/2021
SB11 Airport 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 Givhan 02/02/2021
SB10 Vulnerable Child Compassion and Protection Act, prohibits gender change therapy for minors, prohibits withholding of certain related information from parents Shay Shelnutt 03/02/2021
SB9 Schools, 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 Elliott 02/24/2021
SB8 Property, homeowner's associations and condominium associations, prohibited from restricting display of state flag Chris Elliott 03/04/2021
SB7 Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, any credits, refunds or loan forgivneness received from, excluded from Alabama taxation Chris Elliott 02/02/2021
SB6 Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act of 2006, legislative intent relating to the expending of funds by the Dept. of Conservation and Natural Resources expressed Chris Elliott 02/10/2021
SB5 Firearms, 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. Allen 02/02/2021
SB4 Motor vehicles, rules of the road, construction zone violations, further provided, Sec. 32-5A-176.1 am'd. Gerald H. Allen 03/04/2021
SB3 Education, 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 events Gerald H. Allen 02/02/2021
SB2 License plate scanners, limited use of on public highways by law enforcement agencies, confidentiality, destruction of information collected, criminal penalties Arthur Orr 02/25/2021
SB1 Contact tracing, privacy protections established Arthur Orr 02/23/2021