Legislative Bill Tracking

2017 Regular Session

Instrument
Subject
Companion
Bill
SponsorStatusCommitteeCommittee
Recommendation
Last Action DateEffective Date
10 HB10
Lottery, authorized, Alabama Lottery Corporation, created, distrib. of revenues for college scholarships, Sec. 65, Constitution of Alabama 1901 am'd., const. amend.
Ford 1st Reading ED&T
11 HB11
Alabama Lottery and Alabama Lottery Corporation estab., gaming regulated at racetracks where pari-mutuel wagering currently legal, and one other loctation, state gross receipts tax and local gross receipts tax levied, tax on vendors of gaming equipment le
Ford 1st Reading ED&T
20 HB20
PEEHIP, amount certified to Governor and legislature required to be sufficient to fund ensuing year, only if appropriated less than amount requested may board increase costs to consumer or reduce coverage, Sec. 16-26A08, am'd.
Hanes Referred SG Referred to W&ME 02/17/2017
35 HB35
Teacher's Retirement System, retirees, one-time lump sum retirement payment in December 2017, approp. from ETF on October 2017
SB3 Ford 1st Reading W&ME
44 HB44
Sales and use tax on food, exempt from, beginning September 1, 2017
Knight 1st Reading W&ME
48 HB48
Income tax credits, increase for rural physicians and dentists, Secs. 40-18-130 to 40-18-132, inclusive, am'd.
Weaver 1st Reading W&ME
71 HB71
Warrantless arrests, authorized for a person trespassing on property of an educational institution, Secs. 13A-7-1 am'd.
Poole 3rd Reading PS&HS Amended 03/02/2017
97 HB97
Alabama Network of Statewide Workforce and Education, related statistics, answers, data system established and operated, maintained by Office of Edu. and Workforce Statistics in Dept. of Labor, to provide education and workforce training for Alabama resid
SB153 Collins 2nd Reading EP Favorable 02/16/2017
100 HB100
Americans First Act, clarifying status of institutions of higher education as agencies of state under Beason-Hammon Alabama Taxpayer and Citizen Protection Act and required to comply with all immigration laws or be subject to forfeiture of certain funds,
Williams, P. 3rd Reading SG Amended 02/14/2017
132 HB132
Sales tax holiday for school items, dates amended, Secs. 40-23-211, 40-23-213 am'd.
SB136 Greer 2nd Reading W&ME Favorable 02/16/2017
152 HB152
Competitive bid law, purchase of electronic data bases of manuscripts, books, maps, pamphlets, or periodicals exempt from, Sec. 41-16-51 am'd.
Boyd 3rd Reading SG Senate 1st Rdg - Referred to GA 02/28/2017
163 HB163
Community College System, established as body corporate, eligibility of employees of system and colleges to participate in TRS and PEEHIP clarified, board authorized to acquire and dispose of property, Secs. 16-60-110.1, 16-60-111.4, 16-60-111.10 am'd.
SB114 McMillian 3rd Reading EP Amended 02/28/2017
171 HB171
Education budget, appropriations for the support, maintenance, and development of public education
SB129 Poole 1st Reading W&ME 02/09/2017
177 HB177
State Employees' Health Insurance Plan and Public Education Employees' Health Insurance Plan, creation of the Public Employees' Health Insurance Board to govern the plans, membership and qualifications, revision of membership of the Public Education Flexi
Pettus 1st Reading W&ME 02/09/2017
198 HB198
Appropriations, supplemental appropriations for fiscal year ending September 30, 2016, Education Trust Fund Advancement and Technology Fund to the Department of Education and Alabama Community College System
Poole 1st Reading W&ME 02/14/2017
223 HB223
Alabama Lottery and Alabama Lottery Corporation estab., gaming regulated at racetracks where pari-mutuel wagering currently legal, state gross receipts tax and local gross receipts tax levied, tax on vendors of gaming equipment levied, disposition of proc
Rogers 1st Reading ED&T 02/14/2017
233 HB233
Grants individual tax return deductions for active duty members of U.S. Armed Forces
Faulkner 1st Reading W&ME 02/14/2017
236 HB236
Competitive bids, Internet procedures required under certain conditions, Secs. 39-2-2, 41-16-50 am'd.
Davis 1st Reading C&MG 02/14/2017
275 HB275
Schools, allowing access of military recruiters and Dept. of Homeland Security to public schools, Sec. 16-1-25 am'd.
SB203 Drake 1st Reading M&VA 02/21/2017
284 HB284
Autism, health benefit plans, coverage of autism spectrum disorder under certain conditions, Secs. 10A-20-6.16, 27-21A-23, 27-54A-2 am'd.
Patterson 1st Reading INS 03/07/2017
302 HB302
Corporate income tax rate reduced to five percent, const. amend.
Wadsworth 1st Reading W&ME 02/23/2017
303 HB303
Sales and use tax on food, reduced by one-percent, beginning October 1, 2017
Wadsworth 1st Reading W&ME 02/23/2017
319 HB319
Compensation, part-time and adjunct professors, 2-yr public instutitions of higher education, at a rate of at least 50 percent of a full-time professor, for teaching the same or similar courses at the same instutition
Nordgren 1st Reading EP 02/28/2017
342 HB342
Employees' Retirement System, retirees and beneficiaries, one-time lump-sum additional paymen
McMillan 1st Reading SG 03/02/2017
345 HB345
Historic buildings, income tax credit authorized for rehabilitation of
SB262 Gaston 1st Reading W&ME 03/02/2017
352 HB352
Rural physician tax credit, Secs. 40-18- 130, 40-18-131, 40-18-132 am'd
Wadsworth 1st Reading W&ME 03/02/2017
356 HB356
Teachers' Retirement Systems, lump sum retirement option authorized, Alabama Pension Authority created, bond authority, Sec. 16-25-14 am'd
Patterson 1st Reading SG 03/02/2017
378 HB378
Taxes, income, credits, authorized for active volunteer firefighters with min. number of training hrs. under certain conditions, record-keeping requirements, Revenue Dept., rulemaking authority, penalties
SB138 Whorton, R. 1st Reading W&ME 03/09/2017
384 HB384
Education, time increased for public K-12 teachers to give notice of terminating employment from 5 to 30 days, requirement for postsecondary education employees deleted, Sec. 16-24C-11 am'd.
SB288 Fincher 1st Reading EP 03/09/2017
387 HB387
Income tax, irrigation project tax credit, add'l credit authorized with cap, Sec. 40-18-342 am'd.
Chesteen 1st Reading JUDY 03/09/2017
410 HB410
Firearms, to clarify prohibition of firearms in certain places, Secs. 9-11-304, 13A-11-52, 13A-11-59, 13A-11-85 repealed; Secs. 13A-11-61.2 13A-11-73 am'd.
Butler 1st Reading PS&HS 03/14/2017
411 HB411
Taxation, adjusted gross income range expanded for maximum standard deductions, Sec. 40-18-15 am'd.
SB293 Ingram 1st Reading W&ME 03/14/2017
Instrument
Subject
Companion
Bill
SponsorStatusCommitteeCommittee
Recommendation
Last Action DateEffective Date
3 SB3
Teacher's Retirement System, retirees, one-lump sum retirement payment in December 2017, approp. from ETF in October 2017
HB35 Dial 1st Reading F&TE
22 SB22
Income tax credits, increase for rural physicians and dentists, Secs. 40-18-130 to 40-18-132, inclusive, am'd.
Dial 2nd Reading F&TE Favorable 02/23/2017
66 SB66
Veterans, unemployed, tax credit created for hiring of, regardless of whether veteran was recently deployed, Sec. 40-18-320.1 added; Secs. 40-18-320, 40-18-321, 40-18-322, 40-18-324 am'd.
Dial 2nd Reading F&TE Favorable 02/23/2017
76 SB76
Individual income tax, providing for the deduction of prenatal medcal expenses, Sec. 40-18-15 am'd
Smitherman 2nd Reading F&TE Amendment 02/23/2017
81 SB81
Taxation, $5,000 income tax credit given to certain rural certified registered nurse practitioners
Bussman 2nd Reading F&TE Amendment 03/02/2017
92 SB92
Schools, dual enrollment, high school students taking college courses, authorized
Orr 1st Reading F&TE 02/07/2017
101 SB101
Colleges and universities, local boards of education, schools prohibited from using public funds or property to advocate for or against ballot measures
Orr 2nd Reading ED&YA Sub 02/16/2017
114 SB114
Community College System, established as body corporate, eligibility of employees of system and colleges to participate in TRS and PEEHIP clarified, board authorized to acquire and dispose of property, Secs. 16-60-110.1, 16-60-111.4, 16-60-111.10 am'd.
HB163 Pittman 3rd Reading ED&YA Amended 02/21/2017
129 SB129
Education budget, appropriations for the support, maintenance, and development of public education
Orr 1st Reading F&TE 02/09/2017
153 SB153
Alabama Network of Statewide Workforce and Education, related statistics, answers, data system established and operated, maintained by Office of Edu. and Workforce Statistics in Dept. of Labor, to provide education and workforce training for Alabama resid
Singleton 2nd Reading GA 02/15/2017
203 SB203
Schools, allowing access of military recruiters and Dept. of Homeland Security to public schools, Sec. 16-1-25 am'd.
Holtzclaw 2nd Reading V&MA Favorable 02/23/2017
227 SB227
State sales and use tax increased, phase-in period, sales and use tax on food phased out, exempt by 2017, counties and municipalities prohibited from increasing sales tax on food, Secs. 40-23-2, 40-23-61 am'd.
Dial 1st Reading F&TE 02/21/2017
230 SB230
Appropriation process, shared revenue fund established, distribution of certain revenue above amount of revenue in the General Fund and Education Trust Fund prior to act
Sanford 1st Reading F&TE 02/21/2017
232 SB232
State income tax, federal deduction limited for individual taxpayers, state sales tax on food and over-the-counter drugs removed, Amendment 225 (Section 211.04, Recompiled Constitution of Alabama of 1901, as amended), repealed, const. amend.
Sanders 1st Reading F&TE 02/21/2017
269 SB269
Employees' Retirement System, retirees and beneficiaries, one-time lump-sum additional payment
Dial 1st Reading F&TG 03/02/2017
287 SB287
Alabama Ahead Act, Alabama Institute for Deaf and Blind, School of Math and Science, and Fine Arts authorize to participate, supplemental appropriations for fiscal year ending September 30, 2017, Education Trust Fund Advancement and Technology Fund to the
Dial 1st Reading F&TE 03/09/2017
288 SB288
Education, time increased for public K-12 teachers to give notice of terminating employment from 5 to 30 days, requirement for postsecondary education employees deleted, Sec. 16-24C-11 am'd
Dial 1st Reading ED&YA 03/09/2017
293 SB293
Taxation, adjusted gross income range expanded for maximum standard deductions, Sec. 40-18-15 am'd.
Marsh 1st Reading F&TE 03/09/2017
302 SB302
Prisons, Alabama Prison Transformation Initiative Act, construction of new facilities provided for, Joint Legislative Prison Committee, reporting requirements increased, Alabama Corrections Institution Finance Authority, bonds authorized for prison facili
Ward 2nd Reading JUDY Amendment 03/15/2017
307 SB307
Appropriations, supplemental appropriations for fiscal year ending September 30, 2016, Education Trust Fund Advancement and Technology Fund to the Department of Education and Alabama Community College System
Orr 2nd Reading F&TE Sub 03/15/2017
308 SB308
Supplemental appropriation, Education Trust Fund to the Dept. of Veterans' Affairs, for fiscal year ending September 30, 2017, Act 2016-199, 2016 Reg Sess., am'd.
Orr 2nd Reading F&TE Sub 03/15/2017
315 SB315
Veterans, dependents, tuition assistance, requirements, residency and GPA requirement established, advisory committee established, Secs. 31-6-4, 31-6-5, 31-6-6, 31-6-9, 31-6-11, 31-6-16, 31-10-2, 31-10-3, 31-10-4, 31-10-21, 31-10-22 am'd
Dial 2nd Reading F&TE 03/15/2017
321 SB321
Teachers' Retirement System and Employees' Retirement System, lump sum retirement option authorized, Alabama Pension Authority created, bond authority, Sec. 16-25-14 am'd
HB356 Hightower 1st Reading F&TE 03/15/2017