Marcel Black

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Status: Out of Office
Party: Democrat
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Birthday: March 25, 1951 72

Education Information

Known educational history for Marcel Black from Tuscumbia, AL.

  • BA, University of Alabama
  • JD, University of Alabama School of Law

Political Information

Known political history for Marcel Black from Tuscumbia, AL.

  • Representative, Alabama State House of Representatives, District 3, 1990-2018

Professions Information

Known professional history for Marcel Black from Tuscumbia, AL.

  • Attorney, Black and Hughston, Professional Corporation, present

Congressional Information

Known congressional history for Marcel Black from Tuscumbia, AL.

  • Former Chair, Colbert County Democratic Executive Committee
  • Former Ranking Minority Member, Judiciary Committee, Alabama State House of Representatives
  • Former Ranking Minority Member, Financial Services Committee, Alabama State House of Representatives
  • Former Ranking Minority Member, Ethics and Campaign Finance Committee, Alabama State House of Representatives

Organizations Information

Known organizational history for Marcel Black from Tuscumbia, AL.

  • Member, First Presbyterian Church of Tuscumbia, present
  • Former Board Member, Boy Scouts of America
  • Former Professional Chair, United Way of the Shoals
  • Former Director, Tennessee Valley Art Association

Election History

Marcel Black from Tuscumbia, AL has participated in elections listed below in the state of Alabama.

Sponsored Bills

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HB 487
Colbert Co., alcoholic beverages, Sunday sales
HB 282
Muscle Shoals, ad valorem tax, city council authorized to increase
HR 443
Tubbtown, recognized
HB 132
Dental Examiners, Board of, patient abandonment defined, exemption of mobile facilities expanded to all state and local health dept. mobile dental facilities, exemptions for limited practice clarified, cont. education providers, time for taking licensing exam extended, display of license and reproduction of registration cert., fees, disciplinary action, approval of specialty status by board, membership ballot procedure, succession on bd., technical corrections, Secs. 34-9-1, 34-9-6.1, 34-9-7, 34-9-7.1, 34-9-10, 34-9-13, 34-9-15, 34-9-16, 34-9-18, 34-9-19, 34-9-40, 34-9-41, 34-9-88 am'd.

Colbert Co., revenue commissioner, expense allowance and salary, retroactive
Muscle Shoals, alcoholic beverages, Sunday sales authorized
Sheffield, alcoholic beverages, Sunday sales authorized
Tuscumbia, alcoholic beverages, Sunday sales authorized
Debt, open-end credit accounts including credit card debt, statute of limitations at six years, Sec. 6-2-34 am'd.
Credit unions, time frame for periodic examination by Credit Union Administration extended, Sec. 5-17-8 am'd.

Colbert Co., co. commission authorize to provide compensation of the chair and members
Muscle, Shoals, warrant recall fee in municipal court cases, deposit of proceeds into Corrections Fund
Colbert Co., Civil Service System, board members, compensation increased, Sec. 45-17A-50.04 am'd.
Redistricting, establishing temporary independent redistricting commissions to reapportion state legislative and State Board of Education districts, Secs. 29-2-51, 29-2-52 am'd.

Colbert Co., co. commission authorize to provide compensation of the chair and members
Muscle, Shoals, warrant recall fee in municipal court cases, deposit of proceeds into Corrections Fund
Colbert Co., Civil Service System, board members, compensation increased, Sec. 45-17A-50.04 am'd.
Redistricting, establishing temporary independent redistricting commissions to reapportion state legislative and State Board of Education districts, Secs. 29-2-51, 29-2-52 am'd.

School hiring, nepotism prohibited, Sec. 41-1-5 am'd.
Tax credits, certified capital company, application procedure, Sec. 40-14B-23 added; Secs. 40-14B-1, 40-14B-3, 40-14B-12, 40-14B-17, 40-14B-21 am'd.
Child support, Uniform Interstate Family Support Act adopted, registration, enforcement, and modification of foreign child support orders, Secs. 30-3D-101 to 30-3D-105, inclusive, 30-3D-201 to 30-3D-211, inclusive, 30-3D-301 to 30-3D-319, inclusive, 30-3D-401, 30-3D-402, 30-3D-501 to 30-3D-507, inclusive, 30-3D-601 to 30-3D-616, inclusive, 30-3D-701 to 30-3D-713, inclusive, 30-3D-801, 30-3D-802, 30-3D-901, 30-3D-902, added; Secs. 30-3A-101, 30-3A-102, 30-3A-103, 30-3A-201 to 30-3A-209, inclusive, 30-3A-301 to 30-3A-319, inclusive, 30-3A-401, 30-3A-501 to 30-3A-507, inclusive, 30-3A-601 to 30-3A-614, inclusive, 30-3A-701, 30-3A-801, 30-3A-802, 30-3A-901 to 30-3A-906, inclusive, repealed

Taxation, certain foods exempt from sales and use tax annually at start of the season of Lent and ending last day of season
Contractors, public works contracts, timely payments, contractor required to timely pay a subcontractor for work completed, Sec. 8-29-3 am'd.
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.
Boundaries, state, territorial waters and submerged lands, limits and boundaries, Sec. 41-1-1 am'd.
Driver's Licenses, veterans, proof of eligibility by submitting Record and Report of Separation Honorable Discharge Record, Sec. 32-6-1.2 am'd.
Elections, Legislative office, costs and expenses incurred for filling vacancies, Section 46 (Section 46, Recompiled Constitution of Alabama of 1901, as amended) am'd., const. amend.
Education Trust Funds, repeal Education Trust Fund Rolling Reserve Act, reenact Education Trust Fund Proration Account, Sec. 40-1-32.1 reenacted; Act 2011-3, 2011 Reg. Sess., repealed
Public education employees, salaries, increases of six percent in fiscal year 2014-2015, State Minimum Salary Schedule appropriate increases required; support employees, increase of $1,000 or six percent in fiscal year 2014-2015; Teachers' Retirement System, cost-of-living adjustment for retirees of six percent October 1, 2014
Education Trust Fund, annual appropriation in appropriations act of $5,000,000 provided to State Board of Education for dual enrollment programs of 2-year colleges, Education Employee Liability Insurance Program repealed, Sec. 16-22-4.1 repealed
Workforce Development and Training Act, Public School and College Authority, bonds authorized in amount of $20,000,000 to expand workforce training programs operated by two-year college system
Economic development, tax incentive, new and expanding companies, employment, required to maintain levels for five years or repay incentive, Labor Department to verify, Revenue Department, annual report to Legislature of number of jobs created, Alabama Job Creation and Taxpayer Protection Act
Political activity, Legislature, minority and majority parties caucus, public funds authorized for paying staff members of political caucus, Sec. 17-17-5 am'd.
Prepaid Affordable College Tuition Program (PACT), assets and future appropriations from Education Trust Fund, transferred to institution of higher education, state college to allow eligible students to attend without tuition or fees, certain funds for out-of-state colleges, Secs. 16-33C-6, 16-33C-7, 16-33C-8, am'd; Secs. 16-33C-17, 16-33C-18, 16-33C-20 repealed
Education lottery, Education Lottery Corporation, and Lottery Trust Fund, estab., distrib. of revenues for college scholarships and other ed. purposes, operation of casinos prohib., Sec. 65, Constitution of Alabama of 1901 am'd., const. amend.
Accountability Act of 2013, proposed by HB 84, 2013 Reg. Sess., Act 2013-64, 2013 Reg. Sess., repealed
Appropriation, Education Trust Fund, supplemental appropriation to Education Department for 2013-2014 fiscal year of excess funds set aside to finance credits authorized by the Alabama Accountability Act
Retirement, DROP reestablished, exceptions, Secs. 16-25-150, 36-27-170 am'd.
Individuals with disabilities, promotion of employment by state programs and services, Jeff Ridgeway Alabama Employment First Initiative Act
Manufactured homes, abandoned, storage and sale of further provided for, notice to tenants and lienholders, Sec. 35-12A-9 repealed; Secs. 35-12A-1, 35-12A-2, 35-12A-3, 35-12A-4, 35-12A-5, 35-12A-6, 35-12A-7, 35-12A-8, 35-12A-10, 35-12A-11, 35-12A-12, 35-12A-13, 35-12A-14 am'd.
Property, Alabama Uniform Partition of Heirs Property Act, created

Local Control School Flexibility Act of 2013, provides for creation of innovative K-12 schools, flexibility contracts between local boards of education and the State Board of Education, and authorize State Board of Education to promulgate rules, Act 2013-64, 2013 Reg. Sess., repealed
Veterans, permanently and totally disabled, state income tax, credit for sales tax paid up to a certain amount
Accountability Act of 2013, proposed by HB 84, 2013 Reg. Sess., Act 2013-__, 2013 Reg. Sess., repealed
Family law, collaborative law agreements authorized, process requirements, confidential communications, Uniform Collaborative Law Act
Hunting licenses, disabled veterans, military appreciation hunting license, three day trip event hunting license authorized, Secs. 9-11-44, 9-11-49 am'd.
Supernumerary ad valorem tax officials, cap on compensation increased, Sec. 40-6-3 am'd.
Driving under the influence, crime further defined, term "under the influence" defined, Sec. 32-5A-191 am'd
Taxation, aviation jet fuel purchased by international cargo air carriers, refund for excise tax paid on purchases of aviation jet fuel by exemption from sales and use tax, Secs. 40-17-329, 40-23-4, 40-23-62 am'd.
Retirement, DROP reestablished, exceptions, Secs. 16-25-150, 36-27-170 am'd.
Entities, dormant, exempt from business privilege tax, Sec. 40-14A-44 added
Pardons and Paroles Board, Scottsboro Boys Act, posthumous pardons for certain convictions prior to 1932
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
Fishing, gill net fishing in Tennessee River, prohibition repealed, Sec. 9-11-88 am'd.

Education Trust Fund (ETF), transfer of certain funds to State General Fund and to provide for repayment to the ETF, Sec. 29-9-2, 29-9-3 am'd
Sheffield, corp. limits alt. to annex certain property and the old Norfolk Southern Railroad Company bridge over the Tennessee River located partially in Colbert County and partially in Lauderdale County
Jobs and Education Reform Act of 2012, mandatory school improvement plan for priority schools that need additional resources in academics, finance, and discipline, flexibility provided to State and local boards of education and mechanism for improving career and technical education programs provided, Chapter 6C, Title 16, Secs. 16-6C-1 to 16-6C-14, inclusive, added; Secs. 16-37-3, 16-37-4, 16-37-5, 16-37-6, 16-37-8 am'd; Secs. 16-37-8.1 to 16-37-8.4, inclusive, added
Health care, licensed physician or health care provider, allowed to refuse to perform unnecessary medical services or services that could harm patient, Right to Professional Medical Judgment Act
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
Public School and College Authorities, change baseline date, increase average salary, allow schools affected by closure of bases to receive proceeds from the authority, Secs. 16-16A-2, 16-16A-7, 16-16A-8 am'd
Pharmacies and Pharmacists, pharmacy services defined and Board of Pharmacy authorized to provide for pharmacy services permit, Sec. 34-23-1, 34-23-30 am'd
Drivers' licenses, veterans, eligible veteran to receive veteran's driver license, Sec. 32-6-1.2 added
Election, regulation of campaign contribution, Honest Campaign Act.

Colbert Co., pretrial diversion program, eligibility for participation, offenses further provided for, fees, Secs. 45-17-81.12, 45-17-81.17 am'd.
Colbert Co., sheriff, pistol permit, Sec. 45-17-233 am'd. (2011-20936)
Colbert Co., solicitor's fee, levy continued pursuant to Sec. 12-19-182, Code of Alabama 1975, Act 2009-733, 2009 Reg. Sess. repealed; Sec. 45-17-80.03 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)
Alabama Coal Mine Safety Law of 1975, state mining laws extensively revised to modernize and supplemented to comply with federal law to enhance mining safety, Secs. 25-9-31, 25-9-32, 25-9-217, 25-9-380, 25-9-400 to 25-9-407, inclusive, added; Secs. 25-9-7, 25-9-9, 25-9-20, 25-9-22, 25-9-24, 25-9-40, 25-9-60, 25-9-61, 25-9-67, 25-9-80, 25-9-81, 25-9-82, 25-9-83, 25-9-86, 25-9-88, 25-9-131, 25-9-132, 25-9-133, 25-9-210, 25-9-216, 25-9-273, 25-9-276, 25-9-277, 25-9-278, 25-9-279, 25-9-280, 25-9-282, 25-9-360, 25-9-361 am'd.; Secs. 25-9-87, 25-9-153 repealed
Railroads, standards of stationary assembly points and mobile labor camps for maintenance-of-way employees, established, drinking water provided, Board of Health to adopt rules for mobile camps, investigations, inspection fees, distrib.
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
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
Motor vehicles, low speed vehicles and mini trucks, licensure, restrictions, safety equipment title not required, Sec. 32-6-59 added; Secs. 32-8-31, 40-12-240 am'd.
Ethics, statement of economic interests, filing, minimum threshold increased, certain employees exempt, Sec. 36-25-14 am'd.
Probation, revocation and suspension, technical violations classified on administrative violations, eligible offender and nonviolent offender defined, Secs. 15-22-54, 15-22-54.1 am'd.; Act 2010-753, 2010 Reg. Sess. 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.
Civil practice, Uniform Unsworn Foreign Declarations Act, adopted, use of unsworn declarations under certain conditions if declarant is outside of United States
Municipal annexations, validated and ratified under certain conditions, Sec. 11-42-5 am'd.

Circuit clerks, participation in Employees' Retirement System authorized, supernumerary status for circuit clerks and registers phased out, current supernumerary clerks authorized to continue supernumerary status, purchase of prior service provided for, const. amend.
Teachers, local boards of education required to notify teachers of reduction in compensation due to loss of supplemental position, Sec. 16-24-12 am'd.
Unemployment compensation, limit findings of fact, conclusions of law, Sec. 25-4-98 added
Alabama Indigent Defense Commission, established, duties, powers, appointment, terms, Office of Indigent Defense Services, established, Indigent Defense Advisory Board in each judicial circuit, appropriation, Secs. 12-19-252, 15-12-1, 15-12-4, 15-12-5, 15-12-6, 15-12-21, 15-12-22, 15-12-23, 15-12-26, 15-12-27, 15-12-40, 15-12-41, 15-12-42, 15-12-43, 15-12-44, 15-12-45, 15-12-46 am'd.; Secs. 15-12-2, 15-12-3, 15-12-24.1 repealed
Fair Campaign Practices Act, political action committee, treasurer required to maintain records of expenditures greater than amount allowed by federal law, candidates required to timely file statement of economic interests with Ethics Commission, fines, Secs. 17-5-2, 17-5-3, 17-5-4, 17-5-8 am'd.; Act 2009-751, 2009 Reg. Sess. am'd.
Supernumerary circuit clerks, eligible to receive certain retirement benefits under certain conditions, Sec. 36-27-8.2 am'd.
City of Huntsville Federal Building Authority, BRAC distributions from State of Alabama authorized for financing infrastructure and improvements in certain areas of North Alabama impacted by 2005 Base Realignment and Closure
Alabama Law Institute, retired employees, employment with certain Legislative agencies, authorized, Sec. 29-4-6 am'd.
Misdemeanor non-traffic violations, issuance of electronic uniform non-traffic citation and complaint (eUNTCC), summons and complaint process or notice to appear in court
Criminal sentencing, new voluntary sentencing standards adopted, effective October 1, 2010, Sec. 12-25-34.2 added
Probation, limits to probation periods, incarceration in the penitentiary for technical violations of probation, prohibited, intermediate sanctions for violations, appropriations, Secs. 15-22-54.1, 15-22-54.2 added; Sec. 15-22-54 am'd.
Judicial offices, maximum age for election or appointment to judicial office increased to 72 years, Section 6.16 (Section 155, Recompiled Constitution of Alabama of 1901, as amended), am'd., const. amend.
Fee covenants, transfer fee covenants prohibited, Prohibition Against Transfer Fee Covenants Act, Sec. 35-4-77 added
Supernumerary ad valorem tax officials, cap on compensation increased, Sec. 40-6-3 am'd.
Bingo, federally recognized bingo, authorized, regulated, and taxed in seven Congressional Districts, distrib., State Gaming Commission established, maritime gaming operators on cruise ships, further provided for, const. amend.
Mental Health Department, certain institutions, leasing, transferring, or management by nongovernmental entities, approval by Legislature required, Sec. 22-50-9 am'd.
Boxing Commission, name changed to Athletic Commission, mixed martial arts, authorized and regulated, definitions, commission authorized to employ executive director, penalties, Boxing and Mixed Martial Arts Act, Act 2009-622, 2009 Reg. Sess. am'd.; Secs. 41-9-1020, 41-9-1021, 41-9-1023, 41-9-1024, 41-9-1028, 41-9-1029, 41-9-1030, 41-9-1032, 41-9-1033, 41-9-1034, 41-9-1035, 41-9-1036, 41-9-1037, 41-9-1038, 41-9-1039, 41-9-1040 am'd.
Judicial vacancies, statewide plan for filling vacancies in circuit, district, appellate, and Supreme Court, Section 6.14 as added by Amendment 328, Constitution of Alabama of 1901 (Section 153, Recompiled Constitution of Alabama of 1901, as amended), repealed and added, const. amend.
Community Punishment and Corrections Act, nonprofit entities included in definition of board, county commission authorized to provide insurance, exclusion of offenders convicted of selling controlled substances from participation in programs deleted, Secs. 15-18-171, 15-18-184 am'd.
Criminal sentencing, suspended sentences, split sentences, consecutive incarcerations prohibited, maximum probation, defendant not eligible for good time or parole, probationary sentences subject to modification, order regarding substance abuse treatment and full credit for treatment, Secs. 15-18-8, 15-22-54 am'd.
Interior Designers, Alabama Board for Registered, established, State Board of Registration for Interior Design continued and renamed, board membership altered, registration, licensing, and regulation of interior designers, Alabama Interior Design Registration Act, Secs. 34-15C-1 to 34-15C-18, inclusive, added; Secs. 34-15B-1 to 34-15B-18, inclusive, repealed (2010-20336)
University of Alabama, board of trustees, age requirement altered, Section 264 (Section 264, Recompiled Constitution of Alabama of 1901, as amended), am'd., const. amend.
Municipalities, municipal courts, court costs for jails, distrib. for municipal jails, Sec. 11-47-7.1 am'd.
Drug courts, presiding judge of judicial circuit with consent of district attorney authorized to establish, drug offenders, screening, treatment, support services, and drug testing, referrals to certain programs for treatment, Administrative Office of Courts required to assist in planning, developing, and implementing of drug courts, Drug Offender Accountability Act
"Alabama", the poem and music, designated as state anthem, "Stars Fell on Alabama", designated as state song, Sec. 1-2-16 am'd.
Motor vehicles, distinctive license tags, new categories for members and former members of U. S. Air Force, Army, Navy, Coast Guard, and Merchant Marines, established, fees, designs by Veterans' Affairs Department
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.
Alabama Student Grant Program, approved institution of higher learning, requirement to be seeking accreditation by Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools removed, institution in Montgomery Co. added to program, Sec. 16-33A-1 am'd. (2010-20460)
Trademarks, registration with Secretary of State, protection, renewal, goods and services, civil remedies, Secs. 8-12-6, 8-12-10, 8-12-14, 8-12-17, 8-12-18 am'd.
Municipal annexations, validated and ratified under certain conditions, Sec. 11-42-5 am'd.
Architects, State Board for Registration of, responsible control, definition altered, title of superintendent changed to on-site observer, restrictive firm ownership and naming requirements removed, disciplinary actions altered, civil penalties, secretary changed to executive director, Secs. 34-2-30, 34-2-32, 34-2-33, 34-2-34, 34-2-35, 34-2-36, 34-2-37, 34-2-38, 34-2-40, 34-2-41, 34-2-42 am'd.
Ethics Law, definition of lobbyist and lobbying to include persons attempting to influence no bid contracts, Sec. 36-25-1 am'd.
Bingo, non-Indian operators, equivalent to Indian gaming
Tennessee Valley Authority, payments in-lieu-of-taxes, redistribution of the payments to dry counties and municipalities under existing law to counties served by TVA, certain increases in liquor tax receipts distributed to dry counties and municipalities, Sec. 40-28-2 am'd.
State income tax, federal deduction limited for individual taxpayers, state sales tax on food removed, Amendment 225 (Section 211.04, Recompiled Constitution of Alabama of 1901, as amended), repealed, const. amend.

Elections, campaign funds, candidate seeking election to a statewide office, campaign funds raised and expended, limited
Ethics, statement of economic interests, filing, minimum threshold increased, certain employees exempt, Sec. 36-25-14 am'd.
Campaign contributions and expenditures, Secretary of State required to maintain electronic database searchable by the public

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