Rex Reynolds

Updated: August 07, 2022 at 12:14 PM CST

General Information

Who is Rex Reynolds?
Rex Reynolds

For decades, Rex has served our Madison County communities as a Police Chief, Public Safety Director and City Administrator. He's now working to bring his versatile record of experience to the Alabama State Legislature and continue his service to the region.

Since retirement, Rex has continued to serve on the boards of the Boys & Girls Club, Crime Stoppers, Partnership for a Drug-Free Community, and the Madison County Alternative Sentencing Board. In 2014, Rex received the Legislative appointment to the Madison County Judicial Commission. Last year, he was appointed to the Alabama Retired State Employees Association.

Rex's 38 years of public service have exposed him to the needs of Huntsville, Hazel Green, Moores Mill, Meridianville, and our surrounding communities. He is ready to roll up his sleeves, meet those needs, and help bring more quality jobs to Madison County.

Status: Alabama State Representative for District 21
Party: Republican
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Contact Information

Known contact information for Rex Reynolds from Huntsville, AL.

Education Information

Known educational history for Rex Reynolds from Huntsville, AL.

  • MS, Public Safety Administration, Auburn University at Montgomery, 2002-2004
  • BS, Criminal Justice, Athens State University

Political Information

Known political history for Rex Reynolds from Huntsville, AL.

  • Candidate, Alabama State House of Representatives, District 21, 2022
  • Representative, Alabama State House of Representatives, District 21, 2018-present

Professions Information

Known professional history for Rex Reynolds from Huntsville, AL.

  • General Manager, Alabama Mobile Communications of America Security Division, 2018-present
  • President/Chief Operating Officer, Sharp Communication, 2015-present
  • Business Owner, Reynolds Consulting Services, Limited Liability Company, 2013-present
  • City Administrator, City of Huntsville, 2008-2013
  • Director of Public Safety, Huntsville Department of Public Safety, 2007-2008

Organizations Information

Known organizational history for Rex Reynolds from Huntsville, AL.

  • Board Member, Madison County Alternative Sentencing Board, present
  • Board Member, Crime Stoppers, present
  • Board Member, Boys & Girls Club, present
  • Board Members, Partnership for a Drug Free Community, present
  • Member, Jackson Way Baptist Church, present
  • Member, Alabama Retired State Employees Association
  • Member, Madison County Judicial Commission

Election History

Rex Reynolds from Huntsville, AL has participated in elections listed below in the state of Alabama.

Sponsored Bills

View legislative bills that Rex Reynolds has sponsored.

HB507
Lieutenant Governor, Alabama Council on Law Enforcement Policy, created, powers and duties provided
HB499
Madison Co., county commission, chair, salary, effective term beginning January 2025.
HB486
Veterans Affairs Dept., board member eligibility updated, definitions, rename service manager as veteran service officer and district service commissioner as district manager, appointment of an executive director to oversee operation of state veterans homes, provided, Sec. 31-5-12 repealed; Secs. 31-5-1 to 31-5-11, inclusive, 31-5-13, 31-5-14, 31-5A-1 to 31-5A-11, inclusive, am'd.
HB376
Teachers' Retirement System and Employees' Retirement System, to revise temporarily the eligibility and compensation of retirees for participating in either system after retirement, Secs. 16-25-25.2, 36-27-8.3 added; Secs. 16-25-26, 36-27-8.2 am'd.
HB336
Plumbers and gas fitters, journeyman plumber replaced with a residential plumber as a member of the board, expand examination options for a journeyman plumber or gas fitter, definitions, Secs. 34-37-1, 34-37-3, 34-37-6 am'd.
HB70
Mental illness, individuals in need of care for mental illness, establishes consistency in process of commitment of individuals with mental illnesses, Sec. 22-52-10.11 added; Sec. 22-52-1.1, 22-52-10.2, 22-52-91 am'd.
HB17
Drug trafficking, wiretapping by ALEA, interception of wire, oral, or electronic communications, Attorney General authorized 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

HB576
Time; to adopt Daylight Savings Time statewide if Congress amends Federal law to allow it.
HB532
Firefighters, occupational disease, to provide further for which cancers are included within meaning of firefighter's occupational disease, Sec. 11-43-144 am'd.
HB519
Driving under the influence, pretrial diversion programs, ignition interlock devices required, provision repealing in July 2023 deleted, Act 2018-517, 2018 Reg. Sess., am'd; Sec. 32-5A-191 am'd.
HB500
Legislature, to call itself into a special session under certain conditions authorized, const. amend.
HB488
Ad valorem tax on real property, senior property tax appraisal for persons age 70 or older on principal residence used for 10 years, appraisal value frozen on immediate prior year, exceptions, rules by Revenue Dept.
HB478
Criminal law, to modify the criminal penalties for criminal solicitation, attempt, and criminal conspiracy for consistency with Class D felony offenses, Secs. 13A-4-1, 13A-4-2, 13A-4-3 am'd.
HB471
Medicaid, increase reimbursement rates for certain ambulance services
HB445
Crimes and offenses, crimes of riot and inciting to riot, harassment, and assault II, amended, crimes of assault against a first responder, aggravated riot, and unlawful traffic interference, created, mandatory holding period for certain violations, provided, mandatory incarceration period for certain violations, provided, exceptions to sovereign immunity, further provided, restrictions on distribution of revenue to defunding jurisdictions, provided, Secs. 13A-11-3.1, 13A-11-5.1, 13A-11-8.1 added; Secs. 12-25-32, 13A-6-21, 13A-6-132, 13A-11-1, 13A-11-3, 13A-11-4, 13A-11-8, 13A-11-70, 15-13-2, 36-1-12, 36-2-1 am'd.
HB437
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.
HB403
Doxing, crime of created, penalties
HB391
Schools, public K-12, athletic events allowing competition by one biological gender against another prohibited unless the event specifically includes both genders
HB350
Sheriffs, not required to be conservators, Sec. 26-2-27 repealed; Secs. 26-2-50, 26-2A-138 am'd.
HB338
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.
HB337
Firearms, Alabama Firearms Protection Act, prohibitions on enforcement of certain federal firearm laws, provided
HB319
State government, Presidental Executive Orders, Legislative Council may order review thereof, prohibition on implementation, provided
HB283
Taxation, exempt state, county, and municipal sales and use tax from certain entities
HB220
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.
HB218
Motor vehicles, driving offenses, administrative suspension periods revised for certain driving offenses, Secs. 32-5-192, 32-5A-195, 32-5A-304 am'd.
HB217
Telephone communications, knowing and intentionally misleading use of inaccurate caller identification information, prohibited
HB216
Consumer Protection, Alabama Consumer Privacy Act, created, allow consumers to opt in or out to sale of personal information with certain conditions, require business collecting data to make certain disclosures, violation or deletion of, Deceptive Trade Practices Act
HB215
Sheriffs, term of office, to commence following election, technical revisions to term of county commissioner, Sec. 36-3-4 am'd.
HB213
Tax incentives, prohibits censorship of posts or comments on websites receiving state or local tax incentives, provides exceptions, remedies
HB212
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
HB177
Municipalities, authorized to use electronic records and signatures in the conduct of its affairs, Secs. 8-1A-17, 8-1A-18 am'd.
HB131
Bail, criminal cases, creates Aniah's law, const. amend
HB130
Bail, to provide for an additional offense under which an individual can be denied bail, pretrial detention hearing under certain circumstances provided, Secs. 15-13-2, 15-13-3, 15-13-7, 15-13-104, 15-13-105, 15-13-106 am'd.
HB67
Midwifery, State Board of, sunset law review, continued until Oct 1, 2025.
HB66
Nursing, Board of, sunset law review, continued until Oct 1, 2025.
HB65
Polygraph Examiners, Board of, sunset law review, continued until Oct 1, 2023.
HB64
Home Builders Licensure Board, sunset law review, continued until Oct 1, 2025.
HB63
Real Estate Commission, sunset law review, continued until Oct 1, 2023.
HB17
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
HB16
Law enforcement officers, requiring officers to have not less than 16 hours of crisis intervention training
HB15
Taxation, to update the disbursement of certain license taxes and registration fees, Sec. 40-12-270 am'd.
HB14
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.
HB13
Crimes and offenses, crimes motivated by race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, or physical or mental disability, to include employment as a law enforcement officer within the protected class, Sec. 13A-5-13 am'd.

HB391
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.
HB371
Taxation, to update the dispursement of certain license taxes and registration fees, Sec. 40-12-270 am'd.
HB326
Law enforcement officers, requiring officers to have not less than 16 hours of crisis intervention training
HB307
Retirement System, stress bill, use of hazardous duty time to calculate years of service for inservice death benefits for firefighters, law enforcement, and correctional officers, Secs. 16-25-14, 36-27-16 am'd.
HB234
Peace officers and firefighters, injury or death benefits, certain wildland firefighters eligible, Peace Officers' and Firefighters' Death Benefit Fund, created, conditional appropriation, Sec. 36-30-6.1 added; Secs. 36-30-1, 36-30-6 am'd.
HB233
Municipalities, authorized to use electronic records and signatures in the conduct of its affairs, Secs. 8-1A-17, 8-1A-18 am'd.
HB 59
Crimes and offenses, crimes motivated by race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, or physical or mental disability, to include employment as a law enforcement officer within the protected class, Sec. 13A-5-13 am'd.
HB 14
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

HB 618
Macon Co., sheriff, operating a jail store and a telephone and messaging system for co. jail
HB 489
License plates, emergency medical services providers, distinctive license plates provided for, Sec. 32-6-281 added
HB 399
Class 3 municipalities, electric foot scooters, regulation by ordinance subject to provisions of this act, penalties
HB 292
Taxation, Operation Green Team Foundation, exempt from state, county, and municipal sales and use taxes
HB 275
Wiretapping, interception of wire, oral, or electronic communications, Attorney General authorized to apply for court order for intercept and to appy 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.
HB 120
Polygraph Examiners, Board of, Sunset Law review, continued until October 1, 2020.
HB 119
Bar Examiners, Board of, Sunset Law review, continued until October 1, 2023.
HB 118
Massage Therapy, Board of, Sunset Law review, continued until October 1, 2023.
HB 79
Children, to expand and clarify requirements for membership of child advocacy centers in the Alabama Network of Children's Advocacy Centers, Sec. 26-16-70 am'd.
HB 78
Retirement, retirees of Employee Retriement System and Teachers' Retirement System receiving allowance, max annual compensation increased, Secs. 16-25-26, 36-27-8.2 am'd.
HB 31
Juveniles, dependency hearing, allow statements to be entered into evidence in cases if they were made by a child under the age of 12 during a forensic interview and pertain to allegations of abuse against the child, Secs. 12-15-301, 12-15-310 am'd.
HB 30
Children, to expand and clarify requirements for membership of child advocacy centers in the Alabama Network of Children's Advocacy Centers, Sec. 26-16-70 am'd.

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