Alabama Legislation News

Alabama Lottery 2019 – Everything You Need To Know

Brent Wilson | March 20, 2019 Lottery

The Alabama Lottery bill will not be voted on in 2019. The Alabama Lottery debate is officially back. In the 2019 Legislative Regular Session, Alabama lawmakers will have at least two bills, the first two being introduced in the Senate by Jim McClendon. The Bills...

Alabama Lottery Bill To Be Introduced Tomorrow

Matthew Tyson | March 18, 2019 Alabama Lottery

The people of Alabama may soon have a chance to vote on a lottery. Senator Jim McClendon (R, Springville), who represents District 11, plans to submit two bills when the Senate convenes on Tuesday, March 18. Together, they would legalize gambling in the state. “The...

Term Limit Legislation Filed In Alabama

Brent Wilson | March 15, 2019

Alabama State Representative David Wheeler wants to make sure that he and other Representatives don’t get too comfortable in their elected positions. Wheeler filed HB 67 which would amend the Alabama Constitution and limit both Representatives and Senators to 2 term limits each. The exact...

Alabama HB 96 Would Treat One Ounce of Marijuana As Simple Fine

Brent Wilson | March 14, 2019 Marijuana Leaf

Representative Laura Hall wants to change Alabama’s marijuana laws. Hall has introduced HB 96 which will change what defines unlawful possession of marijuana in the first degree and second degree while also creating unlawful possession of marijuana in the third degree. The bill, should it...

Alabama House Approves Rebuild Alabama Act 83-20

Brent Wilson | March 8, 2019 Alabama House of Representatives Chambers

The Alabama House has approved the Rebuild Alabama Act by a vote of 83-20. A breakdown of the bill can be found here, but essentially increases the Alabama gas and diesel tax by 10 cents. The House also approved HB 3, which approves borrowing money...

Alabama SB 61 Allows You To Rescue Animals In Locked Cars

Brent Wilson | March 8, 2019 Dog in a Vehicle

Alabama State Senator Del Marsh has animals in mind with Alabama SB 61. The bill would essentially allow for a person who believes an animal is in imminent danger of suffering bodily harm to remove the animal from the vehicle and avoid facing any liability...

Rebuild Alabama Act – Everything You Need To Know

Brent Wilson | March 6, 2019 Kay Ivey Signs Special Session For Gas Tax

The Rebuild Alabama ACT has passed and has been signed into law. The Rebuild Alabama Act has officially been released and while the gas tax has been the most talked about issue related to the Act, the bill calls for other increases as well. Check...

Gadsden To Spend $5,000 A Month On Lobbying Firm

Brent Wilson | February 21, 2019 Gadsden City Council

Gadsden elected officials need help and that help is going to cost tax payers $5,000 per month. The city council voted to hire a lobbying group to advocate on behalf of the city in the upcoming legislative session, according to the Gadsden Times. The initial...

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