Alabama - 2020 Legislation

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Convenes: February 4, 2020
Adjourns: May 19, 2020

HB 54

SYNOPSIS: Privacy, prohibit state agency from selling personal information of Alabama residents.

STATUS: Read for 1st time and referred to State Government Committee.

AmSA POSITION: Referred to AmSA study Committee.

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HB 92

SYNOPSIS: Public Service Commission, telephone and cellular telephone customers, Do Not Call List, inclusion of commercial and cellular telephone subscribers, penalties and civil penalties.

STATUS: Read for 1st time and referred to Research and Technology Committee 2/4.

AmSA POSITION: Referred to AmSA study Committee.

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HB 99

SYNOPSIS: State government, Dept. of Senior Services, membership of advisory board further provided.

STATUS: Read for the 1st time and referred to Committee on Children and Senior Advocacy, Read for the 2nd time and placed on calender 2/20, Passed House 94-0, Read for 1st time in Senate and referred to Chilren, Youth and human Services 2/25

AmSA POSITION: Support.

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HB 101

SYNOPSIS: Nursing, Board of, by rule, authorized to establish standards for student nurse apprenticeships and to issue apprentice permits.

STATUS: Read for the 1st time and referred to Boards, Agencies and Commissions, Read for 2nd time and placed on calendar 2/13, Passed House 100-0 2/20, Read for 1st time in Sneate and referred to Government Affairs 2/20

AmSA POSITION: Support.

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HB 126

SYNOPSIS: Certificate of Need program for health care facilities, eliminated, to abolish the Certificate of Need Board, and to update related code sections to remove references both to the program and to the powers and responsibilities at the Certificate of Need Review Board.

STATUS: Read for 1st time and referred to State Government Committee.

AmSA POSITION: Referred to AmSA study Committee.

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HB 131

SYNOPSIS: State sales and use tax increased, phase-in period, sales and use tax on food phased out, exempt by 2007, counties and municipalities prohibited from increasing sales tax on food.

STATUS: Read for the 1st time and referred to Ways and Means Committee.

AmSA POSITION: Referred to AmSA study Committee.

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SB 4

SYNOPSIS: Toll road and bridge fees, income tax credit for state taxpayers for payments to Ala. Toll Road, Bridge, and Tunnel Authority, Revenue Dept. authorized to adopt rules, funds transferred from sales tax revenue to cover.

STATUS: Read for the 1st time and referred to Finance and Tax Committee 2/4.

AmSA POSITION: Referred to AmSA study Committee.

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SB 16

SYNOPSIS: Assisted Living Administrators, Board of Examiners of, sunset law review, subject to and continued until Oct. 1, 2024.

STATUS: Read for 1st time and referred to State Government Affairs 2/4, Read for 2nd time and placed on calendar 10-0, Passed Senate 27-0 2/20, Read for 1st time in House and referred to Boards, Agencies and Commissions 2/20, Read for 2nd time pending final passage.

AmSA POSITION: Support.

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SB 27

SYNOPSIS: Securities Commission, sunset law review, subject to and continued until Oct. 1, 2024.

STATUS: Read 1st time and referred to Governmental Affairs Committee, Read for 2nd time & placed on calendar, Passed Senate 32-0 2/20, 1st reading in House and referred to Boards, Agencies and Commissions 2/27.

AmSA POSITION: Support.

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SB 118

SYNOPSIS: Senior Service Dept., Advisory Board. of Director, ex. officio members may appt designee.

STATUS: Read for 1st time and referred to Government Affairs Committee.

AmSA POSITION: Referred to AmSA study Committee.

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SB 156

SYNOPSIS: Consumer Protection, Alabama State of Emergency Consumer Protection Act, enhanced criminal penalties provided under certain conditions.

STATUS: Read for 1st time and referred to Government Affairs Committee 2/6.

AmSA POSITION: Referred to AmSA study Committee.

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SB 195

SYNOPSIS: Rural physicians and dentists, income tax credit under certain conditions.

STATUS: Read for 1st time and referred to Fiscal Responsibility and Economic Development, Read for 2nd time 9-2 with 1 substitute and placed on calendar 2/27.

AmSA POSITION: Referred to AmSA study Committee.

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SB 224

SYNOPSIS: Consumer protection, deceptive trade practices, pyramid sales structure, further provided.

STATUS: Read for 1st time and referred to Judiciary.

AmSA POSITION: Referred to AmSA study Committee.

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SB 236

SYNOPSIS: Pharmacy Benefits Managers steering patients to affiliated pharmacies prohibited, mining patient data prohibited, requiring mail order pharmacies by health insurance plans prohibited.

STATUS: Read for 1st time and referred to Banking and Insurance.

AmSA POSITION: Referred to AmSA study Committee.

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