Alabama - 2022 Legislation

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Convenes: January 11, 2022
Adjourns: April 25, 2022


SB27

SYNOPSIS: Health care, require health insurer to act on prior authorization request or supplementation to prior authorization request within 72 hours of receipt with regard to prescriptions.

STATUS: Read for the first time and referred to the Banking and Insurance Committee

AmSA POSITION: Referred to AmSA study committee.

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SB27

SYNOPSIS: Home inspectors, contractual limitations of liability, not prohibited under certain conditions.

STATUS: Read for first time and referred to Government Relations Committee

AmSA POSITION: Referred to AmSA study committee.

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HB105

SYNOPSIS: Abuse, registry for individuals convicted of certain crimes against elders, require certain care providers to query the registry, criminal penalties, Sec. 38-9-8 am'd.

STATUS: Read for first time and referred to Judiciary Committee 1/11, Read for 2nd time and placed on calendar 2/2, Read for 3rd time passed 79-0 2/9, Read for 1st time and referred to Senate Judiciary Committee 2/10, Approved in Senate Judiciary 9-0, Amendment added 2/23, Pending third reading, Amendment adopted, passed Senate 29-0 3/9, Concurred in House 3/15, Enrolled 3/15, Delivered to Governor 3/15

AmSA POSITION: Support

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HB2

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, Secs. 22-12A-3, 22-21-336, 22-21-341, 31-5A-11 am'd; Secs. 22-4-1 to 22-4-17, inclusive, 22-4-30 to 22-4-42, inclusive, 22-21-260 to 22-21-278, inclusive repealed.

STATUS: Read for first time and referred to Health Committee 1/13

AmSA POSITION: Referred to AmSA study committee.

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HB113

SYNOPSIS: General Fund budget, appropriations for other functions of government, debt service, and capital outlay for fiscal year ending September 30, 2023.

STATUS: Read for the first time and referred to Ways and Means General Fund Committee 1/13

AmSA POSITION: Referred to AmSA Study Committee

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SB169

SYNOPSIS: Abuse, registry for individuals convicted of certain crimes against elders, require certain care providers to query the registry, criminal penalties, Sec. 38-9-8 am'd.

STATUS: Read for first time and referred to Judiciary Committee 2/1

AmSA POSITION: Referred to AmSA Study Committee

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HB105

SYNOPSIS: Abuse, registry for individuals convicted of certain crimes against elders, require certain care providers to query the registry, criminal penalties, Sec. 38-9-8 am'd.

STATUS: Read for first time and referred to Judiciary Committee 1/11, Read for 2nd time and placed on calendar 2/2, Read for 3rd time passed 79-0 2/9, Read for 1st time and referred to Senate Judiciary Committee 2/10 2/1

AmSA POSITION: Support

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HB113

SYNOPSIS: General Fund budget, appropriations for other functions of government, debt service, and capital outlay for fiscal year ending September 30, 2023.

STATUS: Read for the first time and referred to Ways and Means General Fund Committee 1/13

AmSA POSITION: Referred to AmSA Study Committee

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HB130

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, Secs. 22-12A-3, 22-21-336, 22-21-341, 31-5A-11 am'd; Secs. 22-4-1 to 22-4-17, inclusive, 22-4-30 to 22-4-42, inclusive, 22-21-260 to 22-21-278, inclusive repealed.

STATUS: Read for first time and referred to Health Committee 1/13

AmSA POSITION: Referred to AmSA Study Committee

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HB279

SYNOPSIS: Cellular telephone service, requires the Public Service Commission to establish a website for user complaints relating to cellular telephone service and forward the collected information to service providers.

STATUS: Read for 1st time and referred to Transportation, Utilities and Infrastructure 2/8

AmSA POSITION: Support

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SB18

SYNOPSIS: Relating to income taxes, to provide that up to $6,000 of taxable retirement income is exempt from state income tax for individuals 65 years of age or older, Sec. 40-18-19 am'd.

STATUS: Read for 1st time and referred to Finance and Taxation, Education Committee 1/11, Read for 2nd time 10-0 1/18, Passed Senate 28-0 2/16, Read for 1st time in House and referred to Ways and Means Education Committee

AmSA POSITION: Support

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SB19

SYNOPSIS: Income tax, to increase optional standard deduction amount and increase the adjusted gross income range allowable for maximum optional standard deduction and dependent exemption, Secs. 40-18-15, 40-18-19

STATUS: Read for 1st time and referred to Finance and Taxation, Education Committee 1/11, Read for 2nd time 10-0 1/18, Passed Senate 28-0 2/16, Read for 1st time and referred to Finance and Tax Eduction Committee, Read for 2nd time 10-0 and placed on calendar 1/18, Passed Senate 26-0, 2/8, Referred to House, read for 1st time & referred to Ways and Means Education Committee 2/8, Read for 2nd time and placed on House calendar 2/16, Pending 3rd reading

AmSA POSITION: Support

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SB27

SYNOPSIS: Health care, require health insurer to act on prior authorization request or supplementation to prior authorization request within 72 hours of receipt with regard to prescriptions

STATUS:Read for the first time and referred to the Banking and Insurance Committee

AmSA POSITION: Support

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SB43

SYNOPSIS: Sales and use tax on food, exemption established, income tax deduction, deduction based on federal income tax paid, limit established, const. amend.

STATUS: Read for 1st time and referred to Finance and Taxation Education Committee

AmSA POSITION: Support

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SB69

SYNOPSIS: Home inspectors, contractual limitations of liability, not prohibited under certain conditions

STATUS: Read for first time and referred to Government Relations Committee for first time and referred to Banking and Insurance Committee

AmSA POSITION: Referred to AmSA Study Committee

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SB169

SYNOPSIS: Abuse, registry for individuals convicted of certain crimes against elders, require certain care providers to query the registry, criminal penalties, Sec. 38-9-8 am'd.

STATUS: Read for first time and referred to Judiciary Committee 2/1, Read for 2nd time and placed on calendar 2/9, Read for 3rd time and passed 24-0 2/10, Read for 1st time in House and referred to Judiciary Committee 2/10, Approved in Judiciary with amendment and placed on the calendar pending 3rd reading 2/23

AmSA POSITION: Support

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