Alabama Legislation News

Rep. Sorrell Bill Aims To Protect Outdoor Pets

Brent Wilson | April 8, 2019 Dog in Fenced in Cage

Last week Rep. Andrew Sorrell (R – Muscle Shoals) introduced HB 305 which takes aim at pet owners with outdoor dogs and cats who do not provide adequate shelter. Under existing law, a person commits the crime of cruelty to a dog or cat in...

Alabama Wiretap Bill Aims To Fight Drug Trafficking In The State

Matthew Tyson | April 5, 2019 Madison County Alabama Drug Bust

Some lawmakers are hoping to stymie the flow of drugs into Alabama this legislative session. On March 21, Representative Rex Reynolds (R – Huntsville) introduced HB275, a bill that would authorize the wiretapping of individuals who are believed to be committing, have committed, or are...

Alabama State Rep. Mike Ball Talks CARE Act

Matthew Tyson | March 29, 2019

In 2014, Rep. Mike Ball (R – Madison) introduced legislation that would go on to become Carly’s Law – a bill that authorized the University of Alabama in Birmingham to conduct a study on the effects of cannabidiol (also known as CBD oil) on patients...

Dauphin Island Could Soon Have Entertainment Districts

Brent Wilson | March 20, 2019 Dauphin Island Marina

HB 244 has been signed by Governor Kay Ivey Dauphin Island may soon be allowed to create up to three entertainment districts if a bill filed by Chip Brown passes this session. HB 224 would allow Dauphin Island to create up to three entertainment districts....

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