Alabama Legislation News

AL Medical Marijuana Substitute Bill Passes House Committee

Brent Wilson | May 29, 2019

The House Health Committee gave a favorable vote to a substitute bill of SB 236, Alabama’s medical marijuana bill. The approval followed a public hearing yesterday in which the Committee heard from proponents and opponents of the bill. The SB 236 substitute bill is drastically...

Alabama Teachers Receive 4% Pay Raise

Brent Wilson | May 29, 2019

The Alabama House overwhelmingly passed SB 192 on Tuesday, which provides a 4% pay raise for Alabama teachers and other public school employees. Arthur Orr (R-Decatur) sponsored the bill. The pay raise will put the starting salary for an Alabama teacher with a bachelors degree...

Alabama Anti-Road Rage Act Recieves Final Passage

Brent Wilson | May 29, 2019

Alabama legislators gave final passage to the Anti-Road Rage Act, which would make it illegal for a driver to stay in the left lane on interstates for more than 1.5 miles without passing a vehicle. Phillip Pettus (R-Killen) sponsored the bill and said the intent...

Alabama Senate Votes To Legalize Daily Fantasy Sports

Brent Wilson | May 28, 2019

The Alabama Senate has passed HB 361, sponsored by Rep. Kyle South (R-Fayette), which would allow residents in Alabama to play Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS). The bill passed with an amendment, meaning it now must go back to the House for concurrence. Daily Fantasy Sports...

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