2022 Alabama Senate Bills

A list of all 2022 Alabama Senate Bills. Click any bill to read the full text and get the current status.

BillTitleSponsorLast ActionSigned
SB120Optometrists, practice of optometry further provided, Board of Optometry to regulate, to issue advisory opinions and declaratory rulings, Secs. 20-2-2, 34-22-1, 34-22-42 am'd.Del Marsh01/18/2022
SB119Colleges 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 Barfoot01/18/2022
SB118Circuit clerks, salary, pay range increased effective January 2025, based on Unified Judicial System pay plan, Sec. 12-17-81 am'd.Will Barfoot01/18/2022
SB116Education, public K-12, establishing a program of advance enrollment for children of military familiesTom Whatley01/18/2022
SB117Driver's license, provide for the elimination of the suspension of an individual's driver license or driving privilege in certain circumstancesWill Barfoot01/18/2022
SB114Jefferson 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reemployed two years after retirement or after two years of reemployment, certain provisions for reduction amended and repealed, Sec. 45-37-123.54 am'd; Sec. 45-37-123.105 repealedShay Shelnutt01/18/2022
SB115Crimes 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 Shelnutt01/18/2022
SB113Motor vehicles, electric bicycles, age and equipment requirements, further provided, Act 2021-134, 2021 Reg. Sess., am'd; Sec. 32-5A-267 am'd.Gerald H. Allen01/18/2022
SB112Motor vehicles, motor vehicle dealers, off-site sale requirements, further provided, Sec. 40-12-395 am'd.J.T. Waggoner01/18/2022
SB111Employees' Retirement System, retirees, one-time lump-sum additional paymentGreg Albritton01/18/2022
SB110State employees, cost-of-living increase for fiscal year beginning October 1, 2021.Greg Albritton01/18/2022
SB108Appropriations, Supplemental appropriations for fiscal year 2022, from the State General Fund to the Alabama Board of Examiners in Counseling, the Alabama Corrections Institution Finance Authority (ACIFA) Program, the Board of Pardons and Paroles, the Department of Forensic Sciences, the Department of Human Resources, the Department of Veterans Affairs, the Department of Agriculture, the State Law Enforcement Agency, the Department of Senior Services, the Alabama Medical Cannabis Commission, the Alabama Tourism Department, the Department of Environmental Management, the Alabama Forestry Commission, and the General Fund Budget Reserve Fund.Greg Albritton01/18/2022
SB109Coalition Against Domestic Violence, appropriation, operations plan and audited financial statement required, quarterly and end-of-year reports requiredGreg Albritton01/18/2022
SB107Children First Trust Fund, appropriations from for fiscal year ending September 30, 2022, use of allocation pursuant to Section 41-15B-2.2 and this act, tobacco settlement revenues deposited in fund within 30 days of receipt, Finance Director to notify each agency of allocation, appropriations conditional on tobacco revenues, appropriation of additional tobacco settlement funds, audit, Children's Affairs Department to report to Legislature and Children's Policy Council, appropriations from General Fund to various entitiesGreg Albritton01/18/2022
SB105Henry Co., law enforcement, authorized to take an individual with mental illness into protective custody under certain conditions, protection from civil and criminal liabilitiesWilliam “Bill” M. Beasley01/18/2022
SB106General Fund budget, appropriations for other functions of government, debt service, and capital outlay for fiscal year ending September 30, 2023.Greg Albritton01/18/2022
SB104Corporations, issue of scrip in bearer form prohibited, Sec. 10A-2A-6.04 am'd.Sam Givhan01/18/2022
SB103Courts, Twenty-third Judicial Circuit, Nineteenth Judicial Circuit, Twenty-eighth Judicial Circuit, additional circuit judge, DeKalb County, district judge, compensation and benefits, electionSam Givhan01/18/2022
SB101Podiatry, scope of practice expanded to include foot and ankle, Sec. 34-24-230 am'd.Linda Coleman-Madison01/18/2022
SB102Pharmacy Board, prescriptions, dispensing and compounding, intern or extern permits for college students and graduates serving internships, restrictions, fees, Sec. 34-23-50 am'd.William “Bill” M. Beasley01/18/2022
SB100Employment, seasonal employment procedures, established, unemployment benefits further provided, definitionsChris Elliott01/13/2022
SB99Professional counseling, Counseling Compact, licensed professional counselors authorized to practice on a limited basis among compact member statesAndrew Jones01/13/2022
SB98Real Estate Commission, Sunset Law review, continued until October 1, 2023.Will Barfoot01/13/2022
SB96Foresters, State Board of Registration for, Sunset Law review, continued until October 1, 2026.Will Barfoot01/13/2022
SB97Construction Recruitment Institute, Sunset Law review, continued until October 1, 2023.Will Barfoot01/13/2022
SB95Sickle Cell Oversight and Regulatory Commission, Sunset Law review, continued until October 1, 2026.Will Barfoot01/13/2022
SB94Prosthetists and Orthotists, State Board of, Sunset Law review, continued until October 1, 2026.Will Barfoot01/13/2022
SB92Surface Mining Commission, Sunset Law review, continued until October 1, 2026.Will Barfoot01/13/2022
SB93Home Medical Equipment, Board of, Sunset Law review, continued until October 1, 2026.Will Barfoot01/13/2022
SB91Pharmacy Bd., pharmacist and permit holders, delivery of charges, election of board, delivery of ballots, Secs. 34-23-34, 34-23-90 am'd.William “Bill” M. Beasley01/18/2022
SB89State employees' retirement, to classify a K9 officer as a state police officer, to provide for retroactive effect, Sec. 36-27-1 am'd.William “Bill” M. Beasley01/13/2022
SB90Crimes and offenses, to further provide for assault in the second degree, Sec. 13A-6-21 am'd.April Weaver01/18/2022
SB88Lake View, corporate limits alt.Gerald H. Allen01/13/2022
SB87Crimes and offenses, Sergeant Nick Risner Act, created, to prohibit anyone who is charged pursuant to a plea agreement of a lessor offense, Sec. 14-9-41 am'd.Larry Stutts01/13/2022
SB85Toll road and bridge fees, income tax credit for state taxpayers for payments to Ala. Toll Road, Bridge, and Tunnel Authority, Revenue Dept. authorized to adopt rules, funds transferred from sales tax revenue to coverChris Elliott01/13/2022
SB86Motor vehicles, authorized volunteer firefighter vehicles, authorized to be equipped with emergency lights, certain operating privileges, provided, Sec. 32-5A-7.1 added.Larry Stutts01/13/2022
SB84Education, Prepaid Affordable College Tuition Program board, may meet electronically, Sec. 16-33C-4.1 am'd.Donnie Chesteen01/18/2022
SB82Judges, to further provide for the initial appointment to a newly created judgeship, const. amend.Sam Givhan01/13/2022
SB83Airports, Alabama Airport Economic and Infrastructure Program, establishedTim Melson01/13/2022
SB80Military, spouses, occupational licensing boards, date revised by which rules must be adopted, timeframe extended for which a temporary permit to practice is effective, Sec. 31-1-6 am'd.Tom Butler01/13/2022
SB81Alabama Trust Fund, virtual meetings, provided for, operation of board provided for, Sec. 36-17-21 added.Donnie Chesteen01/18/2022
SB79Education, K-12, procedural due process protection for suspensions and expulsions provided, findings, hearing officers, Sec. 16-1-14 am'd.Rodger Smitherman01/13/2022
SB78Education, Alabama Literacy Act, postpone implementation of the third grade retention requirments from 2021-2022 school year until 2025-2026 school year, Sec. 16-6G-5 am'd.Rodger Smitherman01/13/2022
SB76Governor, granting of reprieves and commutations, notice to victims required under certain conditions, const. amend.Sam Givhan01/13/2022
SB77Flags, prohibits state agencies or institutions from purchasing American flags or Alabama flags manufactured outside the United StatesSam Givhan01/18/2022
SB75Probate Courts, jurisdiction further provided, Secs. 38-9-3.1, 38-9-6.1 added; Secs. 12-13-1, 38-9-2, 38-9F-4 am'd.Will Barfoot01/13/2022
SB73Bail 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, 15-13-107, 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, 15-13-141, 15-13-145, 15-13-159, 15-13-160, 15-13-164 am'd.Jack W. Williams01/13/2022
SB74Retirement benefits, State Police Tier II Plan, to reopen to any employee of the State Law Enforcement Agency who is certified by the Alabama Peace Officers' Standards and Training Commission and perform law enforcement duties, Secs. 36-27-1, 36-27-16, 41-27-7 am'd.Will Barfoot01/13/2022
SB72Public contracts, exemption from certain bid requirements for certain educational entities providing meals under the Child Nutrition Program, Secs. 16-13B-2.1, 41-16-51.2 added.Jack W. Williams01/18/2022
SB71Motor vehicles, license plates, county licensing official allowed to contract with a third party with county commission approval, materials provided for print-on-demand validation decals, Sec. 32-6-64.2 added.Clyde Chambliss01/11/2022
SB70Education, K-12, procedural due process protection for suspensions and expulsions provided, findings, hearing officers, Sec. 16-1-14 am'd.Rodger Smitherman01/11/2022
SB69Home inspectors, contractual limitations of liability, not prohibited under certain conditions, Secs. 34-14B-2, 34-14B-3, 34-14B-4, 34-14B-4.1, 34-14B-5, 34-14B-6, 34-14B-8, 34-14B-9, 34-14B-10 am'd.Gerald H. Allen01/11/2022
SB68Wastewater treatment facilities, loan payback period by local governing bodies extended, Sec. 22-34-11 am'd.Gerald H. Allen01/18/2022
SB67Federal Aid Highway Finance Authority, date for payment of principal and interest, further provided, Sec. 23-1-314 am'd.Clyde Chambliss01/11/2022
SB66Study Commission on Interagency Cooperation and Collaboration on the Rehabilitation and Reintegration of Formerly Incarcerated Individuals, to extend dissolution date of the commission and provide for expenses, Act 2021-478, 2021 Reg. Sess. am'd.Clyde Chambliss01/11/2022
SB64Community development districts, entertainment districts, establishment authorized under certain conditions, Sec. 35-8B-3 am'd.Clyde Chambliss01/18/2022
SB65Motorcycles, reflective protective headgear required, Sec. 32-5A-245 am'd.Clyde Chambliss01/11/2022
SB63Health Benefit Plans, to require coverage of continued glucose monitoring for patients with diabetes, Secs. 10A-20-6.16, 27-21A-23 am'd.Linda Coleman-Madison01/11/2022
SB62Marshall Co., sheriff, use of debit or credit card provided forClay Scofield01/11/2022
SB60Boards of Registrars, require diversity of membership, Sec. 17-3-2 am'd.Bobby D. Singleton01/11/2022
SB61Albertville, alcoholic beverages, entertainment districts, established in certain historic villages in city, open containers from licensees authorizedClay Scofield01/11/2022
SB58County tax assessing official, defend the state in tax valuation disputes authorized, Sec. 40-3-26 am'd.Donnie Chesteen01/18/2022
SB59Pilot program, establishes small business development program for prisoners, Sec. 41-29-320 repealedBobby D. Singleton01/11/2022
SB57Economic tax incentives, reporting requirements of state agencies, Sec. 40-1-50 am'd.Arthur Orr01/11/2022
SB56Artificial intelligence, limit the use of facial recognition, to ensure artificial intelligence is not the only basis for arrestArthur Orr01/18/2022
SB54Alabama Memorial Preservation Act, governmental entity that replaces a memorial building required to maintain original name or erect a marker memorializing the name, If Committee on Alabama Monument Protection fails to act on an application for waiver within 90 days the petition for waiver is deemed denied, penalties revised, Sec. 41-9-238 added; Secs. 41-9-233, 41-9-235 am'd.Gerald H. Allen01/11/2022
SB55Student athletes, compensation for use of student athlete's name, image, or likeness, Act 2021-227, 2021 Reg. Sess., repealedGerald H. Allen01/11/2022
SB53Crimes and offenses, crime of damaging public monuments, createdGerald H. Allen01/11/2022
SB52Motor vehicle dealers, warranty service by dealers paid by manufacturers, reasonable compensation to be paid, determination procedures, Sec. 8-20-7 am'd.Donnie Chesteen01/18/2022
SB50Discrimination, hair and ethnicity, relating to discrimination, to prohibit discrimination in employment, public accommodations, housing, and to create cause of action against employer who discriminatesRodger Smitherman01/11/2022
SB51Education, 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 Smitherman01/11/2022
SB49Law enforcement, requiring mandatory mental health evaluations for any or continued employment, exceptionsRodger Smitherman01/11/2022
SB47Voting, paper ballot as integral part of state's electronic vote counting system, required, Sec. 17-7-23 am'd.Clyde Chambliss01/18/2022
SB48Motor vehicle, financing and lease agreements, lease waiver agreements to pay deficiency balances at end of lease, motor vehicle value protection agreements to reduce deficiency balances, Secs. 8-37A-1 to 8-37A-6, inclusive, added; Sec. 8-37-2 am'd.Tom Whatley01/18/2022
SB46Elections, 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 Chambliss01/18/2022
SB44Municipalities, occupational tax, phased out not to apply in police jurisidiction, new taxes prohibited, Sec. 11-51-91.1 added.Andrew Jones01/11/2022
SB45Income tax, historic structures, qualified rehabilitation, tax credits extended to 2027, residential structures disqualified, admin. by Historical Commission, Sec. 40-9F-36 am'd.Clyde Chambliss01/11/2022
SB42Property, homeowner's associations and condominium associations, prohibited from restricting display of state flagChris Elliott01/18/2022
SB43Sales and use tax on food, exemption established, income tax deduction, deduction based on federal income tax paid, limit established, const. amend.Andrew Jones01/11/2022
SB40Public 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 Smitherman01/11/2022
SB41Class 1 municipalities, entertainment districts, authorized to have 15, under certain conditions, Sec. 28-3A-17.1 am'd.Rodger Smitherman01/11/2022
SB39Jefferson Co., municipality or municipal utility system, boards, mayor, service as superintendent of utility, salary increased, authorize under Sec. 11-43-80, Code of Alabama 1975, Act 258, 1975 Reg. Sess. am'd.Linda Coleman-Madison01/11/2022
SB38State Auditor, Office abolished, duties and responsibilities transferred to State Treasurer, const. amend.Andrew Jones01/11/2022
SB36Oil and Gas Board, underground gas storage facilities, regulation, gas further defined to include abandonment of underground storage facilities, performance bonds, fees by board, Secs. 9-17-150, 9-17-151 am'd.Greg Albritton01/18/2022
SB37Insurance Risk Management and Insurance Center, Insurance Dept. to establish at state university and support, fund estab., approp. for center, Sec. 27-2-39 am'd.Greg Albritton01/11/2022
SB34Etowah Co., board of registrars, working days increased, Sec. 17-3-8 am'd.Andrew Jones01/18/2022
SB35Collectible items, sports memorabilia, art, etc., represented as authentic, recovery of purchase price if not authentic, civil actions, damagesAndrew Jones01/11/2022
SB33Water utilities, nonprofit corps, not organized under Title 11, Code of Alabama 1975, audit by Examiners of Public AccountsAndrew Jones01/18/2022
SB32Legislature, courts, civil procedure, authority of members of Legislature to intervene in certain legal actions, providedAndrew Jones01/11/2022
SB31Family leave and adoption, to require certain employers to provide certain amounts of family leave to employees who adopt children, and to require employers who provide maternity benefits to female employees to offer equivalent benefits to adoptive parents, Secs. 16-25-11.12, 36-26-35.2, 36-26-36.2 am'd.Andrew Jones01/13/2022
SB30Teachers' Retirement System, one-time lump-sum payment for certain retirees and beneficiariesBobby D. Singleton01/11/2022
SB29Elections, prefilling of any field on voter registration application or absentee ballot application, prohibited, criminal penalties for violations imposed, Secs. 17-3-54, 17-11-4 am'd.Tom Butler01/11/2022
SB28National Guard, Space Force, Space National Guard, bill operative only if federal government creates Space National Guard, Secs. 31-2-1, 31-2-3, 31-2-55, 31-2-57, 31-3-1 am'd.Tom Butler01/11/2022
SB26ALEA, 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, addedTom Butler01/11/2022
SB27Health care, require health insurer to act on prior authorization request or supplementation to prior authorization request within 72 hours of receipt with regard to prescriptionsTom Butler01/11/2022
SB25Armed 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 Butler01/11/2022
SB24Child custody, parenting plan required in all cases, court established plan in certain cases, remedies for violations of plan, Sec. 30-3-158 added; Secs. 30-3-4.2, 30-3-150, 30-3-151, 30-3-152, 30-3-153 am'd.Tom Butler01/11/2022
SB23Municipalities, citation in lieu of arrest, procedure further provided, Sec. 11-45-9.1 am'd.Tim Melson01/18/2022
SB22Alcoholic beverages, retail table wine licensee, off-premises sale of approved containers, provided for, Sec. 28-3A-15 am'd.Randy Price01/18/2022
SB20Crimes and offenses, Sergeant Nick Risner Act, created, to prohibit anyone who commits the crime of manslaughter from receiving good time, Sec. 14-9-41 am'd.Tim Melson01/11/2022
SB21Lineville, sale of draft or keg beer, governing body may authorizeRandy Price01/11/2022
SB19Income tax, to increase optional standard deduction amount and increase the adjusted gross income range allowable for maximum optional standard deduction and dependent exemption, Secs. 40-18-15, 40-18-19 am'd.Arthur Orr01/18/2022
SB18Deferred compensation plans, portion of income exempt from income tax, Sec. 40-18-19 am'd.Arthur Orr01/18/2022
SB17Critical infrastructure, provides further for crime of unauthorized entry of a critical infrastructure, including unmanned aircraft systems, provides additional penalties, Sec. 13A-7-4.3 am'd.Garlan Gudger01/18/2022
SB16Employees' Retirement System, retirees and beneficiaries, one-time lump-sum additional paymentBobby D. Singleton01/11/2022
SB15State 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, Sec. 16-36-73 added; Secs. 16-36-60, 16-36-60.1, 16-36-65 am'd.Tim Melson01/11/2022
SB14Agricultural land ownership, restricted to U.S. citizens and resident aliens with limited exceptions, civil penalty for registration violationTim Melson01/11/2022
SB13Taxation, 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 Melson01/11/2022
SB12Firearms, offenses against public order, concealed pistols, concealed carry permit, constitutional carry, pistol permits, Secs. 9-11-304, 13A-11-52, 13A-11-73, 13A-11-74 repealed; Secs. 13A-11-7, 13A-11-50, 13A-11-55, 13A-11-61.2, 13A-11-62, 13A-11-71, 13A-11-85, 13A-11-90 am'd.Tim Melson01/11/2022
SB11Employees' Retirement System, retirees and beneficiaries, one-time lump-sum additional paymentDel Marsh01/11/2022
SB10Freedom of speech, service providers, prohibit from taking certain restrictive actions against a user based on content of speech expressedArthur Orr01/11/2022
SB9Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act of 2006, legislative intent relating to the expending of funds by the Dept. of Conservation and Natural Resources expressedChris Elliott01/11/2022
SB8Firearms, prohibitions on use of certain public resources to enforce certain presidential executive orders relating to firearms, const. amend.Gerald H. Allen01/11/2022
SB7Labor, prohibits state and political subdivisions from teaching divisive concepts relating to race or sex in training, prohibits same for state contractors, Dept. of Labor to review state agency training programsWill Barfoot01/11/2022
SB5Public health, prohibits medical procedures on minor children intended to alter apprearance of gender with exceptions, provides for certain disclosures by school officials, establishes criminal penaltiesShay Shelnutt01/11/2022
SB6Voting rights restoration, application requirement eliminated, Board of Pardons and Paroles to determine eligibility to receive Certificate of Eligibility to Register to Vote, indigent individual's voting rights to be restored if individual is in compliance with approved payment plan for payment of fines, court costs and fees, Secs. 15-22-36.1, 17-3-31 am'd.Linda Coleman-Madison01/11/2022
SB3Crimes 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 Shelnutt01/11/2022
SB4Prosthetists 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. Beasley01/11/2022
SB2Firearms, prohibitions on state enforcement of certain federal firearm laws, providedGerald H. Allen01/11/2022
SB1Firearms, possession and carrying of, certain requirements for, repealed or deleted, Secs. 9-11-304, 13A-11-50, 13A-11-51, 13A-11-52, 13A-11-59, 13A-11-71, 13A-11-73, 13A-11-74, repealed; Sec. 13A-11-61.2 am'd.Gerald H. Allen01/11/2022
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