Alabama - 2018 Legislation

HB48

SYNOPSIS: Local Government Insurance Program, Care Assurance System for the Aging and Homebound authorized to participate.

STATUS: Referred to House Insurance 1/9, Passed out of committee on 1/11 and placed on House calendar. Passed House 77-9 and referred to Senate Banking & Insurance Committee 1/25, Passed Committee 6-1 on 2/1. Passed Senate 26-0 on 2/13 Sent to Governor.

AmSA POSITION: Support.

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HB83

SYNOPSIS: Veterans tax credit created for hiring regardless of recent deployment.

STATUS: Referred to House Veterans and Military Affairs 1/9, Passed out of committee 1/11, Passed House 98-0, Sent to Senate and referred to Veterans & Military Affairs, Passed out of committee 5-0 and pending 3rd reading 1/25, Senate amendment by Williams approved on 2/15,  Passed Senate 27-0 Sent to conference committee 2/15. Conference Committee approved by House and Senate and sent to Governor 3/6.

AmSA POSITION: Support.

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HB156

SYNOPSIS: General Fund Budget ending September 30, 2019.

STATUS: Introduced 1/11 and referred to Ways and Means General Fund Committee.

AmSA POSITION: Referred to AmSA study committee.

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HB427

SYNOPSIS: Missing persons, persons with Alzheimer's or dementia eligible for Silver Alert regardless of age, law enforcement personnel required to undergo training in searching for dementia patients.

STATUS: Read for 1st time and referred to Public Safety Committee 2/15, Approved in Committee and placed on calendar 2/22, Passed House 99-0 & cosponsors added 3/1, Referred to Senate Health & Human Services. Approved in H&HS 9-0 3/15. Passed Senate 26-0 on 3/21, Sent to Governor 3/22

AmSA POSITION: Support.

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SB59

SYNOPSIS: Local Government Insurance Program, Care Assurance System for the Aging and Homebound authorized to participate.

STATUS: Introduced and referred to Governmental Affairs 1/9, Passed out of G.A. Committee and placed on calendar 1/30.

AmSA POSITION: Support.

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SB178

SYNOPSIS: General Fund Budget ending September 30, 2019.

STATUS: Introduced 1/16 and referred to Finance and Taxation General Fund Committee. Passed out of GF Committee 15-0 on 2/15, Passed Senate 27-2 on 2/20, Sent to House and referred to W&M General Fund Committee. Approved in W&M Committee on 3/8,  House approved 98-1 on 3/13. Sent to Governor for Signature 3/21.

AmSA POSITION: Referred to AmSA Study Committee.

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SB200

SYNOPSIS: Prescription Drug Monitoring Plan.

STATUS: Introduced 1/23 referred to Senate Health & Human Services Committee, Passed SenateHealth 8-0, Passed Senate 24-0 on 2/1, Referred to House Health, Passed House Health 2/8, Passed House w/ amendment 98-1 on 2/22, Approved in Senate and Sent to Governor 2/27.

AmSA POSITION: Support.

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