Alabama - 2017 Legislation

HB 96

Status

Referred to House Health 2/7, Passed House Health 2/9, Passed 55-11 on 3/16 and Referred to Senate Health and Human Services, Passes HHS Committee on 4/13, Passed Senate 25-3 on 4/20.

AmSA Position

Referred to AmSA Study Committee

HB 155

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General Fund Budget

Status

Referred to Ways and Means Appropriations 2/9, Passed House 72-28 on 3/14, Referred to Senate F&T General Fund 3/15. Sent back to House, Concurred in House 93-6 on 5/11 Delivered to Governor 5/16.

AmSA Position

Under review by the AmSA legislative study committee.

We strive to ensure senior programs and services are adequately funded.

HB 160

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Physician Manpower Initiative

Status

Referred to Ways and Means Education Committee on February 9, 2017.

AmSA Position

Support. We support legislation giving senior citizens additional options of care especially those in rural areas.

HB 304

Status

Under review by AmSA legislative study committee.

AmSA Position

Referred to Judiciary, Passed Judiciary Committee 4/20. 3rd Reading carried over 5/4Motion to sub SB278 for HB304 adopted on voice vote.

SB 22

Status

Referred to Senate Finance and Tax Education Committee, approved 7-3 & placed on Senate calendar 2/23. Referred to House Ways and Means Education Committee 4/13. Reported favorably out of W & M & placed on calendar for 3rd reading.

AmSA Position

Support. We support legislation giving senior citizens additional options of care especially those in rural areas.

SB 91

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The Alabama Information Protection Act provides for the protection of sensitive information and notice to individuals whose information has been breached.

Status

Passed 9-0 out of Senate Judiciary Committee on February 7, 2017 and placed on Senate Calendar. Indefinitely postponed 5/17.

AmSA Position

Support. We support legislation that provides safeguards for our senior citizens especially their personal information.

SB 150

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General Fund Budget

Status

Referred to Senate Finance and Tax General Fund Committee on February 9, 2017.

AmSA Position

Under review by AmSA legislative study committee.

We strive to ensure senior programs and services are adequately funded.

SB 198

Status

Referred to Health and Human Services on 2/16, Passed HHS 7-1 on 3/9.

AmSA Position

Referred to AmSA Study Committee. Indefinitely postponed.

SB 274

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Elder Abuse Protection Order and Enforcement Act

Status

Referred to Senate Judiciary 3/7, Passed 9-0 on 4/13. Senate concurred with House Amendment 5/9, Enrolled.

AmSA Position

Under review by AmSA legislative study committee.

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