Alabama - 2019 Legislation

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First 2019 Special Session

HB 2

SYNOPSIS: Rebuild Alabama Act, levy additional excise tax on gasoline and diesel fuel to provide the collection and distribution of the proceeds for state, county, municipal State Port Authority transportation infrastructure purposes.

STATUS: Read for the 1st time and referred to committee on Transportation, Utilities and Infrastructure 3/6, Read for the 2nd time and placed on calendar 3/7, Passed the House 83-20 3/8, Read for 1st time in Senate and referred to Transportation and Energy 3/8,  Read for 2nd time 12-0, Passed Senate 28-6 on 3/12.

AmSA POSITION: Referred to AmSA study Committee.

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2019 Regular Session

HB 13

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

STATUS: Read for 1st time 3/5, Referred to committee on Transportation, Utilities and Infrastructure.

AmSA POSITION: Referred to AmSA study Committee.

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HB 29

SYNOPSIS: Telemarketers and telephone solicitations, knowing display of misleading caller identification information prohibited.

STATUS: Read for 1st time and referred to Judiciary Committee 3/5, Referred to Technology and Research 3/20.

AmSA POSITION: Support.

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HB 40

SYNOPSIS: Telemarketers and telephone solicitations, knowing display of misleading caller identification information prohibited.

STATUS:Read for 1st time and referred to Judiciary Committee 3/5. Referred to Technology and Research 3/20.

AmSA POSITION: Referred to AmSA study Committee.

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HB 57

SYNOPSIS: Aggravated fraud, provide for the crime of, commercial law and consumer protection, securities, crimes and offenses, theft.

STATUS:Read for 1st time and referred to Judiciary Committee 3/5.

AmSA POSITION: Referred to AmSA study Committee.

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HB 86

SYNOPSIS: Telemarketers and telephone solicitations, consumer protection.

STATUS: Read and referred to Technology and Research Committee.

AmSA POSITION: Referred to AmSA study Committee.

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HB 177

SYNOPSIS: Nursing facilities, supplemental privilege assessment and monthly surcharge for Medicaid extended, expiration under certain conditions.

STATUS: Read for first time and referred to Ways and Means General fund 3/19, Read for second time 3/21, Pending third reading.

AmSA POSITION: Referred to AmSA study Committee.

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HB 239

SYNOPSIS: Cell phones and other wireless telecommunication devices, use while holding or touching devise prohibited, penalties, exceptions.

STATUS: Read for first time and referred to Public Safety 3/20.

AmSA POSITION: Referred to AmSA study Committee.

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SJR 7

SYNOPSIS: Telemarketers and telephone solicitation.

STATUS: Introduced 3/19, Motion to Adopt, Adopted 3/19, Received in the House Rules Committee 3/19, Reported from rules 3/21, Passed second House, Enrolled 3/21.

AmSA POSITION: Support.

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SB 7

SYNOPSIS: Telemarketers and telephone solicitation.

STATUS:Read for 1st time and referred to Judiciary Committee 3/5. Approved 10-0 in Judiciary Committee, Pending third reading.

AmSA POSITION: Support.

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SB 70

SYNOPSIS: Aggravated fraud, provide for the crime of, commercial law and consumer protection, securities, crimes and offenses, theft.

STATUS:Read for 1st time and referred to Judiciary Committee 3/5. Read for the second time and placed on the calender, Pending third reading 3/20.

AmSA POSITION: Support.

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SB 73

SYNOPSIS: Pharmacy benefit managers, prohibited from restricting pharmacies and pharmacists from disclosing costs information to patients on alternative drugs or other services and costs, enforcement by Insurance Commissioner.

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

AmSA POSITION: Support.

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SB 95

SYNOPSIS: Telemarketers and telephone solicitations, knowing display of misleading caller identification information.

STATUS: Read for the first time and referred to judciary Committee 3/19.

AmSA POSITION: Support.

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SB 132

SYNOPSIS: Veterans, Emergency Missing Veteran Alert Program, created, ALEA to implement program, rulemaking authority, activation and deactivation of an alert procedures.

STATUS: Read for first time and referred to Veterans and Military Affairs.

AmSA POSITION: Support.

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