Chad Fincher

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Status: Out of Office
Party: Republican
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Education Information

Known educational history for Chad Fincher from Semmes, AL.

  • BS, Forestry Operations, Auburn University

Political Information

Known political history for Chad Fincher from Semmes, AL.

  • Representative, Alabama State House of Representatives, 2006-2014
  • Candidate, United States House of Representatives, District 1, 2013

Professions Information

Known professional history for Chad Fincher from Semmes, AL.

  • Owner/Realtor, Fincher and Associates Realty Services, present
  • Registered Forester, State of Alabama, present

Congressional Information

Known congressional history for Chad Fincher from Semmes, AL.

  • Member, Water Policy and Management Joint Legislative Committee
  • Member, Southern Regional Education Board Legislative Advisory Council
  • Member, Southern Legislative Conferences Agriculture and Rural Development Committee
  • Member, Mobile County Republican Executive Committee, present
  • Member, Joint Legislative Committee on State Parks
  • Member, Housing Finance Authority Legislative Oversite Committee
  • Former Member, Ways and Means General Fund, Alabama State House of Representatives
  • Former Member, Mobile County Legislation Committee, Alabama State House of Representatives
  • Former Member, Agriculture and Forestry Committee, Alabama State House of Representatives
  • Former Member, Subcommittee on Appropriations, Alabama State House of Representatives
  • Former Member, Permanent Joint Legislative Committee on Energy Policy, Alabama State House of Representatives
  • Former Member, Subcommittee on Campaign Finance, Alabama State House of Representatives
  • Former Member, Ethics and Campaign Finance Committee, Alabama State House of Representatives

Organizations Information

Known organizational history for Chad Fincher from Semmes, AL.

  • Appointed Special Advocates, Former Board Member, Court Appointed Special Advocates, Mobile
  • Former Chair, Mobile County Young Republicans
  • Member, Semmes Historical Society, present
  • Member, National Wild Turkey Federation
  • Member, Mobile County Landowners Association, present
  • Member, Mobile County Grand Old Party, present
  • Member, Mobile Area Association of Realtors, present
  • Member, Friends of Semmes, present
  • Member, Citronelle Historical Society, present
  • Member, Alabama Wildlife Federation
  • Member, Alabama Treasure Forest Association, present
  • Member, Alabama Forestry Association, present
  • Member, Alabama Farmers Federation, present
  • Member, Alabama Cattlemen's Association
  • Member, Jubilee Chapter, Society of American Foresters
  • Member, West Mobile Baptist Church, present
  • Vice President, Tanner Williams Civic and Historical Society, present

Sponsored Bills

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Student data, use of by providers of cloud computing service
Alabama Accountability Act, $7,500 limit on scholarship contributions by individual taxpayers removed, pass-through entities allowed to make contributions to scholarship granting organizations, release date for unaccounted scholarship funds moved, reporting period changed from calendar to school year, Sec. 16-6D-9 am'd.
Schools, nonpublic K-12 schools, autonomy of clarified, Secs. 16-28-1, 16-28-5, 16-28-7 repealed
Game and Fish, turkey hunting season, Commissioner of Conservation and Natural Resources to restore
Mobile Co., judge of probate, recording fee, increased, storing of records on computers further provided for, Act 98-646, 1998 Reg. Sess., am'd.
Minors, Internet post, removal under certain circumstances
Code of Ethics, definition of principal expanded, lobbyist required to identify principals that stand to benefit from lobbyist activities, Secs. 36-25-1, 36-25-18 am'd.
Schools, students taught at home by either private tutor or under church school law may participate in public K-12 extracurricular activities, Equal Access to Athletics Act
Virtual Public Schools Act, local boards of education may provide alternative choice for education via the Internet
Oil and Gas Board, oil and gas wells, drainage or production units, regulation of horizontal wells in oil reservoirs and offshore wells in gas reservoirs, Secs. 9-17-1, 9-17-12 am'd.
Homeowners insurance, counties contiguous to Mobile Bay and Gulf of Mexico, credits against insurance premium taxes for private property carriers who write coverage in Zones 1, 2, 3, and 4, geographic areas covered by Alabama Insurance Underwriting Association, Sec. 27-1-24.1 am'd.
Conservation and Natural Resources Department, regulation of public exhibition of wildlife, additional fee authorized, exemptions revised, Secs. 9-11-324, 9-11-328 am'd.
Animals, nonhuman primates for which there is no rabies vaccine, possession and sale prohibited, exceptions, Sec. 3-8-1 am'd.
Boundaries, state, territorial waters and submerged lands, limits and boundaries, Sec. 41-1-1 am'd.
Trapping of fur-bearing animals, licensing by Conservation and Natural Resources Department, fees, use of plastic tags on traps and the requirement that the license number of the owner of a trap be contained on any tag, deleted, Sec. 9-11-59 am'd.
Environment, dredging regulated, exempt certain construction projects
Fishing, additional licenses, new resident and nonresident state lake fishing license, new nonresident 3-day license, public fishing pier and annual saltwater fishing pier licenses, disabled 3-day fishing license, Sec. 9-11-56.3 am'd.
Grandparents, visitation with grandchildren, petition procedure and burden of proof established, Sec. 30-3-4.1 repealed
Individuals with disabilities, promotion of employment by state programs and services, Jeff Ridgeway Alabama Employment First Initiative Act
University of South Alabama, board of trustees, members, term decreased, chair pro tempore authorized to call special meetings, Secs. 16-55-2, 16-55-5, 16-55-6 am'd.
Human Resources Department, public assistance, drug testing for applicants and recipients required upon reasonable suspicion, ineligibility under certain conditions, department to implement, rulemaking authority
Motor vehicles, farm tags for truck tractors, provision limiting a farmer to one farm tag for truck tractors deleted, Sec. 40-12-248 am'd.

Real Estate Commission, money held in Revenue Fund and Proportionate Fund to also be delivered to University of South Alabama Center of Real Estate Studies and, upon creation, a center for real estate studies at Auburn University, Secs. 34-27-4, 34-27-31 am'd.
Accountability Act of 2013, amended to provide that no public or nonpublic school shall be forced to enroll a student pursuant to Act __ , 2013 Reg. Sess., am'd.
Public employees, to receive annual summary of benefits received from employer
Religious expression in schools, authorized, Alabama Student Religious Liberties Act
Veterans, permanently and totally disabled, state income tax, credit for sales tax paid up to a certain amount
Public School and College Authority, bonds, issuance of $30,000,000 million for schools damaged in tornados for improvements
PACE program, provide for an assessment on business activities in the state
Health care for elderly, programs providing all inclusive care for the elderly (PACE programs), licensing by Health Department, fees
Environment, Alabama Drought Assessment and Planning Team established, power and duties, the Monitoring and Impacts Group Subcommittee established, membership, duties, responsibilities
Mobile Co., county commission to provide for the number and districts for election of members, initial districts to be same as Board of School Commissioners, Act 181, 1957 Reg. Sess. repealed
Oyster aquaculture, leasing of coastal waters by Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Shellfish Aquaculture Review Board created
Weights and measures, registered service agent to conduct testing and inspection of devices, Agriculture and Industries Department to provide registration and regulation of agents, Board of Agriculture and Industries authorized to adopt a schedule of civil fines for violations, Secs. 8-16-1, 8-16-6, 8-16-7, 8-16-18 am'd.
Hunting licenses, disabled veterans, military appreciation hunting license, three day trip event hunting license authorized, Secs. 9-11-44, 9-11-49 am'd.
Farmers' Market Authority, transfer to Agriculture and Industries Department, approval of Commissioner and Board of Agriculture and Industries for certain actions by authority, duties, bonding authority, Secs. 2-5-1 to 2-5-17, incl., 2-5-30 to 2-5-39, incl., repealed; Secs. 2-5A-1 to 2-5A-15, incl., 2-5A-30 to 2-5A-39, incl., added
Public School and College Authority, bonds, issuance of $35,000,000 million to schools damaged in April 27, 2012 and December 25, 2012, rebuild and equip, tornados
Military service members, credit for professional business or licensing requirements based on military training and service, licenses remain in effect for military members while on active duty
Public contracts, limited liability for a professional firm issued a certificate of authorization from the Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors Board for construction monitoring services agreed to in a public contract, exception
Aircraft, manufacturers of commercial aircraft or aircraft parts, statute of limitations, statute of repose, forum non conveniens provided in civil liability actions, allocation of fault, Alabama Commercial Aviation Business Improvement Act of 2013
Youthful Offender Act, persons charged with a Class A felony excluded, Sec. 15-19-1 am'd.
Gulf State Park, Legislature to approve sale or long-term lease of any state park property, development, submission of proposals, criteria, review by department, acceptance or rejection, proposal exempt from certain statutes, Chapter 14D of Title 9 repealed, Secs. 9-14D-1 to 9-14D-5, inclusive, repealed
Ten Commandments, display of on state property and at public schools, authorized, const. amend.
Sales tax, exempting ammunition manufactured for firearms from sales tax, Sec. 40-23-4 am'd.
Agriculture, irrigation equipment, income tax credit for installation of, qualified reservoir defined, carry forward and pass through of tax credits, further provided for, shareholders authorized to claim pro rata share of tax credit, Sec. 40-18-342 am'd.
Forestry Commission, administrative rules, violations pertaining to conduct of persons on land designated as state forest, penalties, Sec. 9-3-9 am'd.
Infants, age of majority designated as 18 years for participation in college or university research, Sec. 26-1-1 am'd.
Firefighters, death or disability benefits for occupational disease for state firefighters, definition of occupational diseases expanded for municipal firefighters to include a cerebral vascular accident or stroke, Sec. 11-43-144 am'd.
Human trafficking, penalties enhanced for subsequent convictions, sex offenders required to disclose Internet service providers, additional fines authorized for persons convicted of human trafficking, Act 2011-640, 2011 Reg. Sess., am'd; Secs. 13A-6-152, 13A-6-153, 15-20A-7 am'd
Insurance, out-of-state insurers, investments, cash equivalents exempted from quality and diversity requirements, Sec. 27-41-39 am'd.
Taxation, tax exemption for Class 1-5 municipalities cultural districts
Firearms, infringement on the right to keep and bear arms by federal government prohibited, federal acts violating Second Amendment declared void, Second Amendment Preservation Act
Sales and use tax, aircraft parts used to refurbish cargo aircraft, use tax exemption further provided for, local government approval of local taxes, Sec. 40-23-62 am'd
Navigable waters, obstructing prohibited, civil enforcement, civil penalties, exceptions
Private Investigation Board, established, licensing and regulation of private investigators, members, terms, powers, vacancies, subject to Administrative Procedure Act, civil and criminal penalties, Private Investigators Licensing and Regulatory Act
Hazardous waste disposal, fee for certain hazardous wastes, decreased, Secs. 22-30-4, 22-30B-2, 22-30B-2.1, 22-30B-4, 22-30B-4.1 am'd.
Insurance, requiring certain property insurers and surplus producers to report and disclose rate information
Motor vehicles, distinctive license tags, out-of-state colleges and universities, legislative oversight committee authorized to approve applications, Sec. 32-6-67 am'd.
Income tax, tax credit for rehabilitation, preservation, and development of certain historic structures
Mobile Co., judge of probate, administrative divisions estab., appointment of chiefs, comp, Act 87, 1955 Reg. Sess., am'd.
Higher Education, colleges and universities and postsecondary education, institutions authorized to charge resident tuition for nonresident distance learning, Secs. 16-64-2, 16-64-4 am'd.
Mobile Co., license commissioner, issuance fee, additional, distrib. for office of license commissioner
Schools, Accountability Act of 2013, State Board of Education and local boards, procedures for exemption of public schools from state rules, tax credits for families with students in failing schools to attend another public or private school and for scholarship donations

Alabama military personnel prevented from assisting United States Armed Forces in detaining citizens in violation of United States Constitution or laws of Alabama
Alabama Insurance Underwriting Association, Coastal Area defined, credit for insurance writings in Coastal Area, Sec. 27-1-24 am'd.
Insurance, catastrophe wind coverage, non-catastrophe wind coverage, non-wind coverage homeowners and dwelling insurance, premium detail required by personal property insurer
Homeowners insurance, rate filings and related actuarial information for homeowners property insurance coverage in Alabama are public record, review available in office of Insurance Commissioner and via Insurance Department Internet website, exceptions regarding confidential information
Catastrophe savings account, established, to cover insurance deductibles and other uninsured portions of risks of loss to owners of residential property owners from windstorm events, income tax deduction for deposits made to account
Homeowners insurance, carriers required to disclose actual costs of each item of coverage in annual renewal policy package, both as cost per $1,000 coverage and actual cost of each item of coverage, Homeowner's Insurance Cost Transparency Act
Insurance Department, required to collect information from insurance companies on homeowners insurance policies and premiums and post aggregate information on website, penalties for insurance companies not in compliance, Property Insurance Clarity Act
Methamphetamine laboratories (meth labs), decontamination and certificate of inspection by Health Department, public disclosure of location required to be recorded on website
Taxation, privilege, business tax, provider exemption to dormant entities, Sec. 40-14A-44 added
Gulf State Park, development, submission of proposals, criteria, review by department, acceptance or rejection, proposal exempt from certain statutes
Water management, Alabama Water Sustainability and Security Act created, development of comprehensive water management plan by Office of Water Resources, the Water Resources Council, and the Water Resources Commission, authorized, requirements of plan specified, burden of proof for withdrawal of water specified, Secs. 9-10B-5, 9-10B-16 am'd
Education Options Act; provides for establishment of innovative schools and school systems via flexibility contracts with State Department of Education, authorizes establishment of public charter schools as part of public education system
Housing Authorities, bonds, interest on bonds to be paid according to terms of resolution or its trust indenture or mortgage, bonds sold as determined by authority, 10 days notice required for public sale, Sec. 24-1-32 am'd
Alabama Scholarships for Students with Disabilities Program (ASSDP), established, disabled students provided with option of attending different public school or receiving scholarship to attend private school
Sexual misconduct in the first degree, crime established, penalties
Agriculture and Industries Department, pesticides, registration fees, increased, Sec. 2-27-9 am'd
Education, school grading system to be developed by State Superintendent of Education for K-12 schools
Solid waste landfill, permits, prohibition against issuance by Alabama Department of Environmental Management and local governments of new permits pursuant to Act 2011-297 extended until after May 31, 2014, Act 2011-297, 2011 Reg. Sess., am'd; Sec. 22-27-5.2 am'd
Education Options Act; provides for establishment of innovative schools and school systems via flexibility contracts with State Department of Education, authorizes establishment of public charter schools as part of public education system
County commission, forestry operations, use of roads, regulation by, procedures, Sec. 23-1-80.1 added (2012-20510)
Fair Ballot Commission created, membership and terms provided for, require Secretary of State provide explanation of measures and post on website, Alabama Informed Voter Act created
Animals, abuse, torture and cruelty defined, reporting requirements, penalties
School Board Governance Improvement Act, to require public affirmation of board members to certain principles of educational governance, to require training and continuing education of city and county boards of education, Secs. 16-8-1, 16-11-2 am'd
Elections, presidential preference primary, counties where Mardi Gras recognized as county holiday and having special provisions, expenses reimbursable by state, retroactive effect, Sec. 17-16-2 am'd.
Crimes and offenses, gambling, person defined, penalties, Secs. 13A-12-20, 13A-12-22, 13A-12-23, 13A-12-24, 13A-12-27 am'd
Military museum, Baldwin County designated as site for museum, Military Department authorized to cooperate with (2012-20417)
Transportation Dept, chief engineer, appointment by Director of Transportation as an exempt position under the state Merit System, Sec. 23-1-22, 23-1-23, 23-1-24 am'd
Taxation, exemption from sales and use tax for metal sold for investment purposes, Secs. 40-23-4, 40-23-62 am'd (2012-20369)
Mortgages, Alabama Residential Mortgage Satisfaction Act, provides for timely payoff statements and timely recording of mortgage satisfaction, Secs. 35-10-26, 35-10-30 am'd
Foundation Program Fund, local boards of education authorized to establish local school calendar providing 180 instructional days for computation of benefits, Flexible School Calendar Act, Sec. 16-13-231 am'd.; Act 2011-235, 2011 Reg. Sess. am'd.
Insurance Department, required to collect information from insurance companies on homeowners insurance policies and premiums by counties and zip code and post aggregate information on website, penalties for insurance companies not in compliance, Property Insurance Clarity Act
Use of life jackets, persons operating vessels or boats on state waters with a child under 13 years of age aboard without an approved lifejacket, prohibited, Sec. 33-5-69 am'd
Health benefit plans, group insurance, coverage of autism spectrum disorder to age 18 under certain conditions, Secs. 10A-20-6.16, 27-21A-23 am'd
Trapping of fur-bearing animals, licensing, use of plastic tags on traps and the requirement that the license number of the owner of a trap be contained on any tag, deleted, Sec. 9-11-59 am'd.
Architects, registered, engineers and land surveyors, licensed professional, civil action alleging negligence requires third-party certificate of merit affidavit
Alabama Department of Environmental Management, civil immunity to water suppliers who are in compliance or receive an exemption from ADEM, Sec. 22-23-35.1 added
Taxation, income tax credit for purchase and installation of irrigation systems, water wells and reservoirs by agricultural entities
Beverages, labels, obscuring, removing, or rendering illegible information on labels, prohibited, storing, transporting, holding for sale, or selling any beverage product with label that is obscured, removed, or illegible, prohibited, penalties, Secs. 20-1-5, 20-1-27 am'd.
Insurance fraud, defined, investigations by Insurance Department, civil immunity for reporting fraud, Insurance Fraud Unit and fund created in Insurance Department, civil and criminal penalties, six year filing limit, Secs. 27-12A-1 to 27-12A-9, incl., 27-12A-20 to 27-12A-24, incl., 27-12A-40 to 27-12A-42, incl., added; Secs. 10A-20-6.16, 27-21A-23 am'd.
Unemployment compensation, compensable week further defined, Sec. 25-4-73 am'd
Secondary metals recycler, additional records to be maintained, purchases of specified metal property limited, registration with ACJIC, required, database of metal property sales created, criminal penalties, purchase of specified metal property prohibited, Secs. 13A-8-30 to 13A-8-37, inclusive, 13A-8-39 am'd; Secs. 13A-8-31.1, 13A-8-31.2, 13A-8-35.1, 13A-8-37.1, 13A-8-37.2 added
Government, local, prohibited from competing with private sector in waste management
Taxation, state income tax credit relating to Class 1, 2, 3 municipalities for rehabilitation of historic structures
Public assistance, fraud in obtaining, crime established, penalties, theft of services, knowledge requirement deleted, Sec. 13A-8-10 am'd.
Annual sales tax holiday, sales and use tax exemption, certain energy efficient products included, Sec. 40-23-210 am'd.
Probate Judges, license to practice law required beginning with term after November 2012 General election, Sec12-13-31 am'd
Alcoholic beverages, beer, container size authorized, Sec. 28-3A-23 am'd.
Crimes and Offenses, prisoners, prohibition against use of social networks
Taxation, state income tax credit for investments, businesses in impoverished and low income communities.
Class 2 municipalities (Mobile), city council, vacancies filled by a special election, setting of date, Sec. 11-44C-22 am'd.
Forestry Commission, administrative rules, violations pertaining to conduct of persons on land designated as state forest, penalties, Sec. 9-3-9 am'd.
Mobile Co., municipalities, contracting with sheriff for police services authorized, funding by municipality
Mobile Co., dangerous dogs, procedures for declaring dog dangerous or a nuisance in unincorporated areas of county, registration requirement, penalties, Act 2008-127, 2008 Reg. Sess. repealed
Cockfighting, penalties increased, presence at cockfights, penalties, confiscation procedures, fines, terms defined, reporting procedures, Secs. 13A-12-4.1, 13A-12-4.2 added; Sec. 13A-12-4 am'd.
Bar pilots, bond requirements, liability limited to $5,000 unless bar pilot grossly negligent, Sec. 33-4-40 am'd.
Homeowners insurance, homeowner policyholders provided certain information and rights regarding homeowners policies, violations under Unfair Trade Practices Act, Homeowners Bill of Rights Act
Data processing centers and warehousing and storage facilities locating in Alabama, certain ad valorem tax and construction related transaction tax abatements authorized, requirements, Data Processing Center Economic Incentive Enhancement Act, Secs. 40-9B-3, 40-9B-4, 40-18-190, 40-18-193 am'd.
Veterans, additional tax credits for previously unemployed veterans who became employed or began a business, "Heroes for Hire " Act
Administrative Procedure Act, rules affecting small business, small business economic impact and regulatory flexibility analysis required under certain conditions, agencies to review rules every five years for effect on small businesses, Secs. 41-22-5.1, 41-22-5.2 added
Income tax credit for qualifying projects or new or expanding businesses creating new jobs, tax credits claimed authorized to be carried over up to four tax years, Sec. 40-18-194 am'd.
Aircraft, certain, any parts, components, and systems used in the conversion, reconfiguration, or maintenance of, exempt from sales tax, not applicable to local sales tax unless approved, Sec. 40-23-4 am'd.
Immigration, legal status and/or proof of citizenship, verification of eligibility to enter into business transactions with state or political subdivision, Uniformed Services Privilege and Identification card authorized, Act 2011-535, 2011 Reg. Sess. am'd.; Sec. 31-13-29 am'd.

Foreign law, application in violation of rights guaranteed United States and Alabama citizens, prohibited, exceptions, American and Alabama Laws for Alabama Courts Amendment, const. amend.
Honeybees, regulated by Agriculture and Industries Department, bringing hives across state lines without certification by department, fine increased, destruction of hives under certain conditions, Sec. 2-14-4 am'd.
Health care providers, physicians, etc., requiring disclosure regarding firearm ownership, prohibited, medical record inclusion of firearm information or disclosure of information about firearm ownership, prohibited, civil penalties, exceptions
Strengthen Alabama Homes Program, established within Insurance Department, funding for retrofitting insurable property to resist future loss due to hurricanes or windstorms
County roads, forestry harvesting operations, prior notice to county commission, limitations, civil fines, other permits, bonds prohibited, Sec. 23-1-80.1 added
Economic development, tax incentives authorized to certain companies and educational institutions for locating new or expanding business in state, or a retention project, capital investment and job requirements, Alabama Development Office and Revenue Department to recommend to Governor, Industrial Development Authority to approve project for incentive (2011-20902)
Industrial Development Authority, members, composition altered to include President Pro Tempore of Senate or designee and Speaker of the House or designee, Sec. 41-10-25 am'd.
Forestry Commission, administrative rules, violations pertaining to conduct of persons on land designated as state forest, penalties, Sec. 9-3-9 am'd.
Education employees, procedures regarding employment actions of revised, Teacher Tenure Law and Fair Dismissal Act repealed, Students First Act, Sec. 16-24B-7, 16-24-1 to 16-24-22, inclusive, 36-26-100 to 36-26-116, inclusive, repealed
Dental Examiners of Alabama, Board of, dentists and dental hygienists, regulation and licensure, substantially revised, Sec. 34-9-7.2 added; Secs. 34-9-2, 34-9-3, 34-9-5, 34-9-6, 34-9-6.1, 34-9-7, 34-9-8, 34-9-9, 34-9-10, 34-9-13, 34-9-15, 34-9-15.1, 34-9-16, 34-9-18, 34-9-20, 34-9-21, 34-9-22, 34-9-24, 34-9-26, 34-9-27, 34-9-28, 34-9-40, 34-9-41, 34-9-43, 34-9-44, 34-9-60, 34-9-63, 34-9-82, 34-9-89 am'd. (2011-20608)
Environmental Management Department, issuance of permits to certain solid waste landfills, 24-month moratorium on issuance, duties to Environmental Management Department and Health Department (2011-20385)
Feral swine, hunting further provided for
Equal Pay Remedies and Enforcement Act, established, legislative findings regarding wage differentials between minorities and nonminorities and males and females, Equal Pay Commission established, members, duties, powers, report to Governor and Legislature
University of South Alabama, board of trustees, authorized to participate in meetings by telephone or video conference under certain conditions
Property insurance, hurricane deductible only applied on damages from named hurricane or tropical storm, certain personal lines insurance policies to offer voluntary buy-back provision, penalties
Schools, courses of instruction, definitions of profit and nonprofit clarified, additional nonprofit schools authorized to apply for exemption from licensure, Secs. 16-46-1, 16-46-3 am'd. (2011-20416)
Conservation and Natural Resources Department, gill net permits, voluntary buyback program, established, surcharge on saltwater fishing licenses, authorized, Secs. 9-12-232, 9-12-233, 9-12-234 am'd.
Mobile Co., dangerous dogs, procedures for declaring dog dangerous or a nuisance in unincorporated areas of county, registration requirement, penalties, Act 2008-127, 2008 Reg. Sess. repealed
Teacher tenure, procedure for contract cancellation by a teacher redefined, procedure for reemployment of teachers clarified, Secs. 16-24-11, 16-24-12 am'd.
Alabama Development Office and Director of Development changed to Commerce Department and Secretary of Commerce, assistant secretaries of commerce, employment of certain persons outside of Merit System, authorized, Secs. 41-9-201, 41-9-202, 41-9-202.1, 41-9-203, 41-9-204 am'd. (2011-20679)
Beer, cider, and wine, homebrewing by adult persons for personal use authorized without taxation or licensure
Money judgments not based on a contract action, computation of interest further regulated, Sec. 8-8-10 am'd.
Trapping of fur-bearing animals, licensing, use of plastic tags on traps and the requirement that the license number of the owner of a trap be contained on any tag, deleted, Sec. 9-11-59 am'd.
Income tax credit authorized for employers creating jobs, under certain conditions, Full Employment Act, Secs. 40-18-270, 40-18-271, 40-18-272 repealed; Act 2010-557, 2010 Reg. Sess. repealed
Contracts, state or any political subdivision, use of Davis-Bacon wage provision, prohibited
Economic development, financial commitments to build or expand in Alabama, written contracts required within certain time period, existing commitments without written contract void after certain period of time
Teachers, educational support personnel, and other certified educational employees and student teachers, professional liability insurance, Education Department and Finance Department to purchase or provide by July 1, 2012, rules authorized, Teacher and Education Employee Protection Act
Polling places, proximity of persons to door of building, distance increased, Sec. 17-9-50 am'd.
Fertilizers, local ordinance, rule, or regulation pertaining to prohibited, entire subject matter of Agriculture and Industries Department, exception
Pesticides and pesticide devices, registration biennially, new fee schedule, Sec. 2-27-9 am'd. (2011-20170)
Elections, presidential preference primary, counties where Mardi Gras recognized as county holiday and having special provisions, expenses reimbursable by state, retroactive effect, Sec. 17-16-2 am'd.
Agricultural tourist attractions, to be defined by rule and approved by Agriculture and Industries Department, application and renewal fees, directional signs under certain conditions (2011-20698)
Fair Campaign Practices Act, campaign finance disclosure reports, monthly reports of contributions and expenditures, Secretary of State to maintain searchable electronic database of election documents, political action committees to include Section 527 organization, disqualification of candidate for noncompliance, Secs. 17-5-2, 17-5-8, 17-5-18 am'd.
Animals, fighting dogs, procedures for seizing, disposition process expedited, bond required under certain conditions, forfeiture of dog under certain conditions, Sec. 3-1-29 am'd.
Motor vehicles, licensing and registration of trucks and truck tractors, motor vehicle wreckers (tow trucks), licensing and registration based on gross vehicle weight not to include vehicle towed, Sec. 40-12-248 am'd.
Underwater Cultural Resources Act, definition of cultural resources amended to specify articles associated with shipwrecks, artifacts defined, recovery of abandoned artifacts not cultural resources in certain locations authorized, Secs. 41-9-291, 41-9-292 am'd. (2011-20030)
Motor vehicles, text messaging or operating a handheld wireless telecommunication device while operating a motor vehicle on public street, road, or highway prohibited, penalties, law enforcement agencies to report statistical information to Public Safety Department and Attorney General

Federal cap and trade regulations, goods produced and distributed only in Alabama (intrastate), exempt from cap and trade regulations
Health care, persons, employers, or health care providers, mandatory participation in any health care system prohibited, const. amend.
Motor vehicles, license tags and registration fees, active military, exempt from license tax and fees, Sec. 40-12-244 am'd.
Insurance Department, required to collect information from insurance companies on homeowners insurance policies and premiums by counties and Zip Code and post aggregate information on website, penalties for insurance companies not in compliance, Department of Insurance Transparency Act
Motor carriers, federal Unified Carrier Registration Act of 2005, responsibility for administration transferred from Public Service Commission to Revenue Department, distrib. of net fees to Public Safety Department, Sec. 37-3-32.1 amended and renumbered as Sec. 40-12-435
Citronelle, oil and gas revenue, distrib. of portion to volunteer fire department in lieu of rescue squad, certain funds in escrow authorized to be distributed, Act 85-490, 1985 Reg. Sess. am'd.
Class 2 municipalities, (Mobile), state sales and use tax, aircraft reconfiguration, parts exempt under certain conditions, retroactive effect
State Employees' Health Insurance Plan, retiree sliding scale premium calculation required to be based on years of coverage in the plan or for time served in the United States Armed Forces or as an employee as defined in Sections 16-25A-1 and 16-25A-11, Secs. 36-29-1, 36-29-10, 26-29-19.7 am'd.
Indecent exposure, third or subsequent conviction, penalties increased, Sec. 13A-6-68 am'd.
Businesses or public employers, reguired to verify legal status of new employees through federal E-verify program, penalties
Motor vehicles, distinctive license tags, retired professional firefighter tag authorized, duties to Revenue Department, penalties
Ephedrine and pseudoephedrine, over-the-counter products, sales further regulated, on-line electronic verification system operated by Criminal Justice Information Center, penalties, Drug Abuse Task Force, established, members, Sec. 20-2-190 am'd.; Act 2009-283, 2009 Reg. Sess. am'd.
Boating, operators of certain recreational boats required to travel at idle speed when within certain distance of shoreline, boathouse, or pier in certain waterway areas of state, exceptions
Elections, person who is convicted of certain election offense prohibited from serving in certain capacities
Conservation and Natural Resources Department, gill net permits, voluntary buyback program, established, surcharge on saltwater fishing licenses, authorized, Secs. 9-12-232, 9-12-233, 9-12-234 am'd.
Mardi Gras, certain parades, civil immunity to certain participants under certain conditions
Campaign contributions, limitation imposed on contributions by political action committees to candidates
Ephedrine, pseudoephedrine, and phenylpropanolamine, State Board of Health required to classify as controlled substances, exemptions, removed from list of precursor chemicals maintained by State Board of Pharmacy, Secs. 20-2-20, 20-2-181 am'd.
Timber and forest products, altering a weight measuring device prohibited, penalties, unauthorized cutting, removal, transportation, sale, or purchase of timber and other forest products designated Class A misdemeanor, exception for electric utility workers, Sec. 9-13-60 am'd.
Class action lawsuits filed in Alabama, plan for undistributed funds to be distributed to Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Department if class members cannot be located, or if distribution to class is not economically feasible, or if class members do not make a claim to the class funds
Alabama Residential Energy Code Board changed to Alabama Energy and Residential Codes Board, Model Energy Code replaced with Alabama Energy and Residential Codes, adoption of modern building and energy codes in compliance with federal law to be implemented by counties and municipalities, board members increased, certain farm structures excluded, sprinkler systems provided for, Secs. 41-23-80, 41-23-81, 41-23-82, 41-23-83, 41-23-84, 41-23-85 am'd.
Mobile Co., county officers, credit card payments, fee required to cover costs, Act 99-651, 1999 2nd Sp. Sess. am'd.
Elections, photo identification required, Public Safety Department required to issue identification cards to persons without photo identification, Sec. 17-9-30 am'd.
Surplus line insurance, foreign and alien insurers, requirement for transacting insurance for minimum of five years in its state or country of domicile, exception under certain conditions, Sec. 27-10-26 am'd.
Insurance Department, process for consumer assistance, established, nonbinding alternative dispute resolution procedures for certain insurance claims, established, posting of certain information on Internet, legislative reports, Secs. 27-2-8.1, 27-2-8.2, 27-2-8.3 added; Sec. 27-2-9 am'd.
Class 2 municipalities (Mobile), library board, number of members the same as number of members of city council
Income tax, employer's deduction for health insurance premiums, compensation paid to qualifying employees for calculation of employer's deduction further provided for, Sec. 40-18-15.3 am'd.
Prepaid Affordable College Tuition (PACT) Program Advisory Task Force, established, members, duties
Prepaid Affordable College Tuition (PACT) Program, separate board of directors, members, duties, Sec. 16-33C-4.1 added; Secs. 16-33C-3, 16-33C-4, 16-33C-5, 16-33C-6, 16-33C-7, 16-33C-8, 16-33C-10, 16-33C-11, 16-33C-12 am'd.
Prepaid Affordable College Tuition (PACT) Program, contracts, Legislative intent regarding expressed, each contract in force on effective date of this act to be honored regardless of date issued
Teachers, principals, and education employees, State Superintendent of Education to immediately revoke the education certificate and terminate employment upon conviction of certain felonies or sex offenses involving a child, Teacher Tenure Law, Teacher Accountability Act, and Fair Dismissal Act amended to conform to this act, Secs. 16-24-8.1, 16-24B-3.1, 36-26-102.1 added; Sec. 16-23-5 am'd. (2010-20138)
Motor vehicles, text messaging or operating a handheld global positioning system (GPS) while operating a motor vehicle on public street, road, or highway prohibited, penalties
Elections, presidential preference primary, counties where Mardi Gras recognized as county holiday and having special provisions, expenses reimbursable by state, retroactive effect, Sec. 17-16-2 am'd.

Appropriations, pass-through appropriations, defined and prohibited, exception for valid support of agency programs, administrative and criminal penalties for violations by agencies, line-item appropriations authorized, reporting requirements, Budget Accountability Act
Political action committees, transfer of funds between prohibited, transfers between principal campaign committees, prohibited, exceptions, certain receipts and expenditures of campaign funds from federal candidates limited, penalties, Congressman Mike Rogers/Jeff McLaughlin Campaign Finance Transparency Act, Secs. 17-5-7, 17-5-15 am'd. (2010-21164)

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