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Bills that were carried by Senator Chambliss in the Alabama Senate, passed both the Senate and House, and signed into law.

 

2021 Legislative Session (3rd year of second quadrennium)

Obligation Transparency – requires that any obligation of future appropriates over $10,000,000 go through the Joint Legislative Oversight Committee (Act No. 2021-536)

Environmental Protection – allows cities to enter into an agreement with residents that are financially unable to repair sewer laterals that are contributing to raw sewage overflows into yards, ditches, stream, creeks, and rivers (Act No. 2021-347)

Prisoner Rehabilitation – requires the Department of Corrections and Pardons and Paroles to integrate their efforts for rehabilitation and reintegration and establishes an accountability group to review and make recommendations. (Act No. 2021-478)

Prisoner Education – allows for consideration for parole up to 12 months early if inmate completes coursework at Ingram State Technical College AND passes the national certification test.  Examples include HVAC, welding, plumbing, carpentry, and more. (Act No. 2021-477)

Design Professionals – provides for design professionals to be fully responsible for their actions/inactions and project owners to be fully responsible for their actions/inactions. (Act No. 2021-318)

Left Lane Driving – requires the Department of Transportation to post signs on interstate highways advising that it is unlawful to drive in the left lane unless you are passing. (Act No. 2021-520)

Social Workers Licensure Board – corrects issues brought forward by the Examiners of Public accounts and through the Alabama Joint Sunset Committee of which Senator Chambliss Chaired

(Act No. 2021-315)

 

2020 Legislative Session (2nd year of second quadrennium)*

*Covid-19 Shortened Session

General Fund Budget Reserve Fund - creates a reserve fund for the General Fund and requires that 20% of the end of year balance be transferred to the fund; sets protections for withdrawal. (Act No. 2020-115)

Prohibit Occupational Taxes - Prohibits a municipality from imposing an occupational tax not already in effect by February 1, 2020, unless authorized by local legislation. (Act No. 2020-14)

 

2019 Legislative Session (1st year of second quadrennium)

Abortion ban - makes an abortion procedure a felony for a physician unless the abortion is necessary to prevent serious health risks to the mother (HB314 Collins) (Act No. 2019-189)

Rebuild Alabama Plan - levies additional excise tax on gasoline and diesel fuel to provide greater resources for state, county, municipal, and Alabama State Port Authority transportation infrastructure funds (HB2 Poole) (Act No. 2019-1)

Permanent Joint Transportation Committee - re-organizes and strengthens the Committee to increase accountability for ALDOT operations. (SB35) (HB1 Poole) (Act No. 2019-2)

Jessi’s Law - parental rights automatically terminated for those convicted of rape/incest (SB34) (HB48 Dismukes) (Act No. 2019-512)

Joel’s Law - expands notification system for escaped convicts (SB92) (Act No. 2019-485)

Voyeurism (Up-skirting) - criminalizes the act of recording images or videos of private body parts of another person without that person’s consent (SB26) (Act No. 2019-481)

Left Lane Driving Bill (Anti-Road Rage Act) - requires motor vehicle operators to drive in the right lane unless passing another vehicle (HB212 Pettus) (Act No. 2019-515)

Provisional teaching certificates - extends the length of time for which an emergency certificate is valid from one year to two years (SB304) (HB506 Estes) (Act No. 2019-364)

Governor’s Mansion Authority - composition of Authority membership; creates an executive committee appointed by the Governor and provides further for expenditures from the Fund (SB317) (Act No. 2019-503)

Mandatory liability insurance - reduces look-back period to two registration periods, eliminates four-month suspension when fines are paid and insurance is in hand, allows voluntary surrender of vehicle registration/license plate (SB157) (HB302 Rowe) (Act. No 2019-446)

Municipal election registration - requires voters to register for municipal elections in the same time frame as registering for county and state elections (HB16) (Act No.2019-358)

Landscape architecture - increases maximum fine from $250 to $2500 for violations against a licensee and increases license application fee (HB241 Lipscomb) (Act No. 2019-186)

 

2018 Legislative Session (4th year of first quadrennium)

Juvenile sex offenders - notifications provided to schools of low-risk sex offenders expanded (SB26) (Act No. 2018-528)

Drivers licenses - restricted driver’s license based on hardship (SB55) (Act No. 2018-289)

Cost of living for state employees increase (SB185) (Act No. 2018-352)

Licensing of professional engineers and land surveyors (SB316) (Act No. 2018-550)

Court reporters - salaries tied to pay scale of AL personnel Dept, cost-of-living and merit raises (HB106 Lee) (SB186 Chambliss) (Act No. 2018-148)

 

2017 Legislative Session (3rd year of first quadrennium)

Board of Nursing Sunset Law (HB105 Martin) (Act No. 2017-46)

Motor vehicle loan authorization and regulations (HB420 Martin) (Act No. 2017-392)

Federal fund use for farm to school products (HB53 Beech) (Act No. 2017-421)

Restrictions on license issuance to persons under 18 (HB29 Holmes M) (SB23 Chambliss) (Act No. 2017-358)

Dept. of Revenue to pursue options to reduce ID theft (HB87 McMillan) (Act No. 2017-227)

Establishment of the Wholesale to Retail Accountability Program (HB75 Johnson) (SB104 Chambliss) (Act No. 2017-294)

 

2016 Legislative Session (2nd year of first quadrennium)

Aggravated child abuse penalties for a child under age of six (SB23) (Act No. 2016-43)

Exposure of controlled substances to children by the mother (SB372) (Act No. 2016-399)

LEO authorized to issue traffic citations at the scene of a crash for traffic offenses (HB1 Pettus) (Act No. 2016-292)

Road hazard definition - (SB74)  (HB7) (Act No. 2016-101)

Sewage collection regulations regarding plumbing inspections (SB290) (HB285 Weaver) (Act No. 2016-305)

 

2015 Legislative Session (1st year of first quadrennium)

County commission contracts with municipalities (SB96) (Act No. 2015-53)

Formula alterations for unemployment compensation - (SB46) (HB19 Williams) (Act No. 2015-157)

Qualification revisions for certified public accountants - (SB118) (Act No. 2015-163)


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