+ − Legislators (11) AL - Senator Cam Ward (R) Title: Chairperson AL - Senator Phillip W. Phil Williams (R) Title: Vice Chairperson AL - Senator Greg Albritton (R) Title: Member AL - Senator Linda Coleman (D) Title: Member AL - Senator Vivian Davis Figures (D) Title: Member AL - Senator Arthur Orr (R) Title: Member AL - Senator Greg J. Reed (R) Title: Member AL - Senator Bobby D. Singleton (D) Title: Member Per Rule 47a AL - Senator Rodger M. Smitherman (D) Title: Member AL - Senator Larry Stutts (R) Title: Member AL - Senator Tom Whatley (R) Title: Member + − Bills Assigned (110) AL - SB152 Death penalty repealed, Secs. 13A-5-39, 13A-5-43, 13A-5-44, 15-18-100 am'd; Secs. 13A-5-45 to 13A-5-53, inclusive, 13A-5-55, 13A-5-59, 15-18-80 to 15-18-86, inclusive, repealed AL - SB153 Death penalty, moratorium on imposition and execution not to exceed three years, procedure for administering AL - SB346 Motor vehicles, salvage or junk branded, advertisements, license or registration number required, penalties, unlicensed or unregistered entities prohibited from towing, impoundment authorized, cost recovery fines authorized AL - SB306 Municipality or county, business license tax, home health agency and hospice, tax due only where headquarters or branch office is located, tax not to be levied only because of delivery of service by employees, Sec 11-51-90.4 added AL - SB65 Title insurance, agents, attorneys exempt from licensure by Insurance Department, Sec. 27-25-3 am'd. AL - SB226 Controlled substances, additional compounds included in Schedule I based on chemical names known as Kratom, Sec. 20-2-23 am'd. AL - SB179 Sex offenders, obscene materials containing visual depiction of persons under 17 years, disseminating, publicly displaying, possessing, or possessing with intent to disseminate, term further defined, crime of possession, penalties, Alabama Sex Offender Registration and Community Notification Act on 1st or 2nd offense, Secs.13A-12-190, 13A-12-192 am'd. AL - HB66 Civil procedure, immunity extended to certain firefighter paramedics or firefighter emergency medical technicians under certain conditions supporting tactical law enforcement, Sec. 6-5-338 am'd. AL - SB419 Courts, fines and fees, Fairness in Enforcement of Fines and Fees Act, required to comply with basic constitutional principles of due process, equal protection, and right to counsel when enforcing fines and fees AL - SB300 Explosives and biological weapons, manufacturing defined, crimes of unlawful manufacture of a destructive device or bacteriological or biological weapon in first and second degrees established, Fire Marshal to establish qualifications for a permit to lawfully manufacture, Secs. 13A-10-193.1, 13A-10-193.2 added; Sec. 13A-10-190 am'd. AL - SB151 Business entities, partnerships and limited liability partnerships, procedures for formation and operation of harmonized, merger, dissolution, Secs. 10A-1-1.03, 10A-1-1.06, 10A-1-1.08, 10A-1-4.26, 10A-1-6.02, 10A-1.6.13, 10A-1-6.25, 10A-1-7.07, 10A-5A-1.10, 10A-5A-4.01, 10A-5A-5.04, 10A-5A-7.01, 10A-5A-7.02, 10A-5A-10.03, 10A-5A-10.04, 10A-5A-10.07, 10A-5A-10.08 am'd.; Secs. 10A-9-1.01 to 10A-9-12.08 inclusive, repealed; Secs. 10A-9A-1.01 to 10A-9A-11.07, inclusive, added AL - SB81 Public contracts, governmental entities precluded from entering into contracts with business entities that boycott certain persons or entities with whom this state enjoys open trade AL - HB238 Children, criminal penalties for distrib. of harmful material to minor by school employee, out of court statements by minors allowed under certain conditions, certain individuals with certain credentials auth. to work in child care facilities, criminal penaties for sexual abuse by foster parents, Sec. 38-7-20 added; Secs. 13A-12-200.5, 15-25-31, 26-14-3, 38-7-2 am'd. AL - SB67 Consumer, regulate the lending of money, provide criminal penalties, Alabama Consumer Lawsuit Lending Act AL - SB134 Homicide, criminally negligent homicide, person commits criminally negligent homicide if person operates motor vehicle, aircraft, or watercraft while fatigued, Sec. 13A-6-4 am'd. AL - HB319 Encoded data fraud, crime of expanded to include possession of debit or credit card for fraudulent purposes, Sec. 13A-8-113 am'd. AL - SB105 Firearms, pistol permits, valid military id has same effect for purposes authorizing of carrying concealed AL - HB151 District courts, jurisdictional limit increased, filing fees and docket fees revised, Secs. 12-11-30, 12-12-30, 12-19-71, 12-19-72 am'd. AL - SB365 Admission tickets, resale of, issuers, primary ticket sales platforms and secondary ticket exchanges prohibited from engaging in certain activity, use of certain software to bypass security measures on a platform or exchange prohibited, Sec. 8-19E-2 am'd. AL - SB368 Protection orders, issuance of temporary and permanent orders against sexual assault, stalking, and human trafficking by circuit court, procedures, hearings, criminal penalties for violations AL - SB199 Briarwood Presbyterian Church, law enforcement officers with state police powers, employment authorized AL - HB2 Wireless communications providers, location information of customer required upon request of law enforcement on certain circumstances, Kelsey Smith Act AL - SB14 Firearms, possession of does not constitute disorderly conduct, possession of in a vehicle or on certain property authorized under certain conditions, exception, Secs. 13A-11-7, 13A-11-73, 13A-11-74, 13A-11-75 am'd. AL - SB23 Child abuse, crime defined, aggravated child abuse of a child under age of six, penalties, Sec. 26-15-3.2 added AL - SB21 Terrorism, forfeiture of property derived from, authorization of claims by injured parties and law enforcement, allocation of proceeds from forfeiture, civil action for damages, limitations AL - SB7 Civil procedure, extending immunity to certain firefighter paramedics or firefighter emergency medical technicians, Sec. 6-5-338 am'd. AL - SB3 Human Resource Department, county department, administrative orders, etc., venue of appeals, appeals to be filed only where county department located AL - HB47 Warrantless arrests, authorized for a person trespassing on property of an educational institution, Secs. 13A-7-1, 15-10-3 am'd. AL - SB22 Murder, aggravated child abuse resulting in death of child, commission or attempt constitutes murder, Sec. 13A-6-2 am'd. AL - SB12 Terrorism, forfeiture of property derived from, authorization of claims by injured parties and law enforcement, allocation of proceeds from forfeiture, civil action for damages, limitations AL - HB96 Search warrants for electronic tracking devices, law enforcement authorized to use upon issuance of a warrant, application to circuit or district court AL - HB330 Alimony, interim, rehabilitative, and periodic awards of, authorized under certain conditions, applicable after January 1, 2017. AL - HB333 Child custody, parenting plan required in all cases, court established plan in certain cases, remedies for violations of plan, Sec. 30-3-158 added; Secs. 30-3-150, 30-3-151, 30-3-152, 30-3-153 am'd. AL - HB334 Grandparents, visitation with grandchildren, petition procedure and burden of proof established, Sec. 30-3-4.1 repealed AL - HB328 Divorce, retirement benefits, valuation and distribution, Sec. 30-2-51 am'd. AL - HB335 Courts, interpreters for non-English speaking and deaf, expanded for juvenile court intake process, protection from abuse proceeding, Secs.12-21-131, 15-1-3 am'd. AL - HB433 Human Trafficking Safe Harbor Act, crimes of prostitution, sexually exploited children, conviction or delinquency adjudication of prostitution prohibited under certain conditions, retention of jurisdiction by juvenile court, additional fines, counseling required, detention of foreign nationals under certain conditions, Sec. 13A-12-123 added AL - HB529 Defamation, crime of, showing of actual malice required, Sec. 13A-11-163 am'd. AL - SB88 Courts, judges, Judicial Resources Allocation Commission, established, membership, duties, authority to increase or decrease judgeships under certain criteria AL - HB395 Consumer, regulate the lending of money, provide criminal penalties, Alabama Consumer Lawsuit Lending Act AL - SB427 Common law marriage, abolished, on or after January 1, 2017, prior marriages recognized AL - HB215 Volunteer fire depts., certification by Forestry Commission, minimum standards for equipment, decertification authorized, rules re certification and decertification authorized, Sec. 9-3-17am'd. AL - SB416 Trespassing, placement of purple paint to mark posted property, authorized, Sec. 13A-7-1 am'd. AL - HB268 Definition of Moral Turpitude Act, established, crimes which disqualify citizens from voting provided, Sec. 17-3-30.1 added; Secs. 17-4-3, 17-4-4 am'd. AL - SB155 Capital punishment, intellectual disability defendant, procedures for court to determine, established, Sec. 13A-5-60 added AL - HB280 Motor vehicles, certificates of title, issuance by Revenue Dept., exemptions further provided for, penalties for violations by dealers, involuntary transfers, notice to Revenue Dept. required, operation of Act 2015-470 further provided for, Sec. 32-13-11 added; Secs. 32-8-30, 32-8-31, 32-8-42, 32-8-46 am'd. AL - SB234 Crimes and offenses, criminal penalties and sanctions for racketeering and corrupt organizations, forfeiture of property used in racketeering activity, liens, Alabama RICO (Racketeering Influenced and Corrupt Organizations) Act AL - SB70 Traffic stops, racial profiling by law enforcement officers, prohibited, written policies, forms for statistics, and reports to Attorney General required, provision for complaints AL - SB255 Driving under the influence, criminal offense further defined, penalties further provided for, consideration of prior offenses expanded, Secs. 32-5A-191, 32-6-19 am'd. AL - SB342 Harassment, by distributing a private image, defined, penalties, Sec. 13A-11-8 am'd. AL - SB55 Grandparents, visitation with grandchildren, petition procedure and burden of proof established, Sec. 30-3-4.1 repealed AL - SB430 Domestic violence, protection orders, definitions clarified, notice of hearing and service of process requirements clarified, fines and penalties for violations clarified, Sec. 13A-6-139.1 repealed; Secs. 13A-6-130, 13A-6-131, 13A-6-132, 13A-6-134, 13A-6-138, 13A-6-142, 15-10-3, 15-13-190, 15-23-68, 30-5-2, 30-5-3, 30-5-5, 30-5-8 am'd. AL - SB333 Prison system, Permanent Joint Legislative Committee evaluating prisons, membership increased to 10 members, Sec. 29-2-20 am'd. AL - SB164 Fiduciaries, Revised Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act, adopted, fiduciaries, duties with regard to computer files, web domains, virtual currency and other digital assets AL - HB1 Law enforcement officers, authorized to issue traffic citations at the scene of an accident for traffic offenses, under certain conditions, Sec. 32-5-171 am'd. AL - SB418 Traffic violations, misdemeanors, court authorized to order deferred or installment payments or community service, court prohibited from suspending driver's license for failure to appear or pay fines or court costs AL - SB216 Fraudulent claims, treble damages for persons filing false claims, civil penalties, Attorney General required to investigate and initiate civil actions, retaliatory action by employers prohibited, limitation of actions, Medicaid False Claims Act AL - SB154 Death penalty, persons under certain age exempt AL - SB94 Circuit judges, add. judgeship in the 29th Judicial Circuit, provisions for repealed, Secs. 9, 10, and 11 of Act 85-546, 1985 Reg. Sess., am'd; Sec. 12-17-20 am'd. AL - SB113 Deceptive trade practices, action against violations must be brought within four years from the act, Sec. 8-9-14 am'd AL - HB146 Boats and vessels, registration by Law Enforcement Agency, number sticker authorized, distinctive registration decals supporting organizations authorized, fees, distrib. of part of fees to State Parks, Sec. 33-5-11am'd. AL - HB323 Sentencing, juvenile offenders convicted of capital offenses and certain other offenses subject to life without parole, maximum sentence of life, Secs. 13A-5-2, 13A-5-39, 13A-5-43, 13A-6-2 am'd. AL - HB129 Title insurance, agents, attorneys exempt from licensure by Insurance Department, Sec. 27-25-3 am'd. AL - SB349 Prison reform, periods of confinement for parole and probation violations clarified, mandatory release dates required, identification of alternative community corrections programs clarified, services for veterans, legislative committee reporting requirement extended, Secs. 12-25-32, 12-25-34, 13A-4-1, 13A-4-2, 13A-4-3, 13A-5-6, 13A-8-4.1, 13A-8-8.1, 13A-8-10.25, 13A-8-18.1, 15-18-8, 15-18-172, 15-22-26.2, 15-22-29, 15-22-29.1, 15-22-32, 15-22-52, 15-22-54, 29-2-20 am'd. AL - HB202 Business entities, partnerships and limited liability partnerships, procedures for formation and operation of harmonized, merger, dissolution, Secs. 10A-1-1.03, 10A-1-1.06, 10A-1-1.08, 10A-1-4.26, 10A-1-6.02, 10A-1.6.13, 10A-1-6.25, 10A-1-7.07, 10A-5A-1.10, 10A-5A-4.01, 10A-5A-5.04, 10A-5A-7.01, 10A-5A-7.02, 10A-5A-10.03, 10A-5A-10.04, 10A-5A-10.07, 10A-5A-10.08 am'd.; Secs. 10A-9-1.01 to 10A-9-12.08 inclusive, repealed; Secs. 10A-9A-1.01 to 10A-9A-11.07, inclusive, added AL - SB268 Medicaid, inmates in custody of Dept. of Corrections, benefits suspended during custody AL - HB99 Guardianships, visitation actions may be filed by isolated family members, procedure, Secs. 26-2A-112 to 26-2A-117, inclusive, added; Sec. 26-2A-108 am'd. AL - SB377 Homicide, crime of homicide by vehicle or vessel, created, penalties, Marshall James Walton Highway Safety Act AL - SB108 Youthful offenders, change threshold age, give judge discretion to consider past youthful offender status, to expunge record of, Secs. 15-19-1, 15-19-7 am'd. AL - SB389 Drivers license, suspension, prohibited for failure to pay fines, fees, or court costs, Sec. 32-5A-195 am'd. AL - SB158 Evidence, expert testimony, admissibility, revised, references to requirement that testimony be based on scientific theory, principle, method or procedure deleted, prospective operation, Sec. 12-21-160.1 added; Sec. 12-21-160 am'd. AL - HB127 Indigent Defense Advisory Boards, immunity for board members, annual meetings required, governing rules to be adopted by the Office of Indigent Defense Services, Sec. 15-12-4 am'd. AL - HB327 Motor vehicles, mandatory liability insurance, enforcement by Law Enforcement Agency, civil procedure, civil penalties under certain conditions, appeals, suspension of driver's licenses AL - SB140 Driver's licenses, third party agents issuing examinations, driver education instructors at private driving schools, further authorized, Sec. 32-6-3 am'd. AL - SB420 Self-defense, pretrial hearing required in cases which the defense is claimed, burden of proof, dismissal of charges under certain conditions, Sec. 13A-3-23 am'd. AL - HB332 Common law marriage, abolished, on or after January 1, 2017, prior marriages recognized AL - SB217 Trespassing, critical infrastructure, crime established, penalties AL - HB386 Second degree assault, enhanced penalties for violations against law enforcement officers, firefighters and other specified persons, Sec. 13A-6-21 am'd. AL - SB173 Driver's licenses issued to persons under age 18, restrictions, penalties for violations of Stage II driver's licenses, revised, Deputy Hart Act, Sec. 32-6-7.2 am'd. AL - SB417 Traffic violations, court authorized to order deferred payments or installments to pay fines or costs, court prohibited from suspending or revoking driver's license if violator making payments AL - SB69 Legislative standing committees, granted subpoena powers, authority to administer oaths, immunity, penalty AL - SB374 Dependent children, guardianship or conservatorship of, visitation action by isolated family members, procedure, Secs. 26-2A-112 to 26-2A-117, inclusive, added; Sec. 26-2A-108 am'd. AL - SB231 Definition of Moral Turpitude Act, established, crimes which disqualify citizens from voting provided, Sec. 17-3-30.1 added; Secs. 17-4-3, 17-4-4 am'd. AL - SB237 Innocence Inquiry Commission, creation within Administrative Office of Courts, duties, review of by felony conviction upon presentation of verifiable evidence of innocence not previously presented, referral to court of original jurisdiction for review AL - HB61 Cannabidiol, possession and use of for certain debilitating conditions allowed, Leni's Law AL - SB115 Cannabidiol (CBD), affirmative defense for possession or use of further provided for, Carly's Law, Sec. 13A-12-214.2 am'd. AL - SB293 Elections, qualification of electors, not serving court-ordered sentence of imprisonment, eligible to register and vote, Sec. 17-3-30 am'd. AL - SB114 Fantasy contests, regulation of, consumer protection measures by operators required, audits, civil penalties AL - SB98 Board of Examiners of Landscape Architects, maximum administrative fine increased from $250 to $2,500, board authorized to assess costs against person found guilty, Sec. 34-17-5 am'd. AL - SB127 Theft of cargo in commercial transportation and fifth wheel tampering, crimes defined, penalties, Secs. 13A-8-3.1, 13A-8-3.2 added; Sec. 13A-8-1 am'd. AL - SB423 Municipal courts, judicial immunity for discretionary judicial acts provided for, const. amend. AL - SB117 Capital cases, sentencing, court prohibited from overriding jury verdict, Secs. 13A-5-45, 13A-5-46, 13A-5-47 am'd. AL - SB393 Deputy circuit clerk, serving the Bessemer Cut-off Division of the Tenth Judicial Circuit, renamed as the Circuit Clerk of the Bessemer Division, Secs. 12-17-80, 12-17-98 am'd. AL - SB143 Marriage, contract for, recording by judge of probate, transmission to Vital Statistics office, content of contract, Secs. 30-1-9, 30-1-10, 30-1-11, 30-1-13, 30-1-14 repealed; Secs. 22-9A-17, 30-1-5, 30-1-12, 30-1-16 am'd. AL - SB157 Crimes and offenses, Rape 1st degree, parental rights of defendant of child, terminated, Sec. 13A-6-61 am'd. AL - SB358 Courts, circuit and district, senior status judges, position on, duties, compensation AL - SB99 Lee Co., additional circuit judge, conditioned on funding for compensation and benefits by county commission, election AL - SB107 Courts, court-ordered treatment or education programs for alcohol or drug-related offenses, judge to decide level of education program defendant completes, Sec. 12-23-6 am'd. AL - SB244 Deputy sheriffs, practice of law, prohibition removed, Sec. 34-3-14 am'd. AL - SB174 Expungement of criminal records, authorized for youthful offenders, Sec. 15-27-2.1 added AL - SB328 Attorneys, indigent defense fees, waiver of maximum allowed fee by trial court or Director in Indigent Defense Services, Sec. 15-12-21 am'd. AL - SB97 Ten Commandments, display of on state property and at public schools, authorized, const. amend. AL - SB66 Animals, authorized rabies vaccines, further provided for, possession of large felidae or wolves, prohibited under certain conditions, annual registration fees provided for, penalties, Sec. 3-8-2 added; Sec. 3-8-1 am'd. AL - SB408 Courts, enforcement of fine and court costs payment, constitutional safeguards AL - SB270 Deceptive trade practices, allowing consumers who rely on certain information to bring action for consumer fraud, Sec. 8-19-10 am'd. AL - SB404 Defamation, showing of actual malice required, Sec. 13A-11-163 am'd. AL - SB144 Fraudulent Transfer Act, make applicable to domestic settlements, Sec. 8-9A-1 am'd. AL - HB57 Fire safety, sky lanterns and novelty lighters, prohibited, penalties AL - HB95 Probate court, court costs, payable at discretion of court when pleading filed, security deposits for court costs authorized, Secs. 12-19-43, 26-3-13, 43-2-82 am'd. AL - SB324 Juvenile Court, transfer of cases involving minors 14 years of age or more to circuirt court for specified criminal offenses, youthful offender status authorized, Sec. 12-15-204 repealed; Secs. 12-15-203, 12-15-208, 12-15-208.1 am'd.