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Committee Meeting Schedule

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House Committee Meetings Regular Session 2014 Not Official Information from the Legislative Offices Meeting Committee Legislative Date Name Body 02/18/2014
HB337

02/17/2014 05:30 PM 17 Meetings Meeting Location Room 123 Meeting Time 12:00 Noon

JUDY

House

Public education, definitions, arrest warrants, public school employees, issuance of arrest warrant for actions occurring while performing official duties, procedures Juvenile court, exclusive jurisdiction, termination of parental rights, Legislative intent, Sec. 12-15-114 am'd. Capital punishment, person or entity who participates in an execution or performs any ancillary function shall be confidential, Sec. 15-18-82.1 am'd. Alimony, payments limited to five years or to length of the marriage whichever is the greater length of time, Sec. 30-2-55 am'd. Grandparents, visitation with grandchildren, petition procedure and burden of proof established, Sec. 30-3-4.1 repealed Municipal judges and magistrates for municipal courts authorized to issue warrant recall fee for failure to appear for municipal ordinance or traffic violation, distrib. to municipal corrections fund
(Public Hearing)

HB376

HB379

HB395

HB289

HB170

HB29

Crimes, felonies, mandatory minimum sentences when committed while wearing a bullet proof vest or other body armor, Sec. 13A-5-6 am'd.

02/18/2014

RULES

House

Room 617

30 minutes before House convenes 1:30 PM

02/19/2014
HB443
(Public Hearing)

ED&T

House

Room 418

Alcoholic beverages, annual license fee, payment date altered, increased penalty for failure to timely renew, fee for electronic processing, Sec. 28-3A-5 am'd. Alcoholic beverages, licensure, fee increased, Sec. 28-3A-4 am'd. Alcoholic beverages, wine, licenses may allow recorked or resealed bottle to be removed from premises, bottle not considered open in motor vehicle, Sec. 28-3A-20.1 am'd.

HB444

(Public Hearing)

SB56

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02/19/2014
HB281

EP

House

Room 418

3:00 pm

Religious expression in schools, authorized, Alabama Student Religious Liberties Act Schools, study of Congress to include opening prayer of session of Congress Education, State Department of Education not to regulate a license private, nonpublic, or church schools, clarified, public 2-year and 4-year institutions may not deny admittance to student based on attendance at private, nonpublic, or church school, State Department of Education may not deny certification to person because was employed by private, nonpublic or church school, Secs. 16-111, 16-28-7, 16-46-1 to 16-46-10, inclusive, am'd. School of Cyber Technology and Information Technology, established, board, operation of school Postsecondary Education Department, Chancellor may appoint interim president of two-year schools and colleges, Sec. 16-60-111.9 am'd.

HB318

SB38

HB456

HB472

02/19/2014
HB461

PS&HS

House

ROOM 418

9:00AM

Motor vehicles, distinctive license plates for professional firefighters, penalties Motor vehicles, handicapped parking, sign designated special access parking place not required to specify fine, Sec.32-6-233.1 am'd. Firefighters, death or disability for occupational disease for firefighters, no time limitation upon filing a claim for disability benefits, may resubmit claims under certain conditions, Secs. 11-43-144, 36-305 am'd. Motor vehicles, child passenger restraints, Alabama Head Injury Foundation, 20 percent of funds distributed to Alabama Head Injury Foundation earmarked to cover administrative costs, transferred to Public Health Department, Sec. 32-5-222 am'd. Motor vehicle license plates and validation decals, Revenue Department authorized to contract with third party to print and deliver specialty tags, approval of Legislative Oversight Committee for other tags, Department of Corrections to receive same funds, Sec. 32-6-64.1 added Motor vehicle, disability, disabled parking, placards to contain full name of person with disability, Sec. 32-6-231 am'd.

HB470

HB491

SB186

SB265

SB286

02/19/2014
HB128

M&VA

House

Room 418

10:30 am

Veterans benefits, wife, widow, or child, postsecondary education, scholarships, requirement for veteran's service to have been during war or hazardous duty, deleted, Sec. 31-6-11 am'd.

02/19/2014

BA&C

House

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REVISED
HB467

Oil and Gas Board, oil and gas wells, drainage or production units, regulation of horizontal wells in oil reservoirs and offshore wells in gas reservoirs, Secs. 9-17-1, 9-17-12 am'd. Board of Examiners of Landscape Architects, maximum administrative fine increased from $250 to $2,500, board authorized to assess costs against person found guilty, Sec. 34-17-5 am'd. State Board of Licensure for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors, applicants required to pass board approved versus an 8-hour written exam, board authorized to contract with independent testing agency, simple majority of board a quorum, Secs. 34-11-1, 34-11-4, 34-11-6, 34-11-34 am'd. Alarm systems, alarm monitoring companies, certain verification of alarm signal required, Electronic Security Board of Licensure to enforce, Sec. 34-1A-1 am'd; Sec. 34-1A-11 added
(Public Hearing)

HB464

SB40

(Public Hearing)

SB147

HB476

Security Regulatory Board, regulation of security guards, exemptions for contract security companies under certain conditions restored, Sec. 34-27C-17 am'd.

02/19/2014
HB385

INS

House

Room 410

10:30 a.m

Fire protection sprinkler systems, State Fire Marshall authorized to issue permits for installation, Secs. 34-33-1, 34-33-2, 34-33-3, 34-33-4, 34-33-5 am'd. Bail bond surety insurers, regulation by Insurance Department, amount of unearned premium reserve specific required, Sec. 27-36-3.1 added

HB477

02/19/2014
HB233

HLTH

House

Joint Briefing Room 8th Floor

9:00 AM REVISED

Diabetes, school students, care by voluntary diabetes care personnel pursuant to care management plan, guidelines by State Department of Public Health and State Education Department, care may include injections by trained personnel
(Public Hearing)

HB482

Water works boards, serving counties other than co., where organized, additional board members, term limits Blood donations, plasma donations, minors age 18 and older, participation in donation programs, Sec. 26-1-3.1 am'd; Sec. 26-1-3 repealed Tax exemption for medical equipment and supplies, effective date modified, Act 2013-443, 2013 Reg. Sess., am'd.; Sec. 40-9-39.1 am'd.

SB204

HB434

HB489

(Public Hearing)

Abortion, information provided to woman 48 hours prior to abortion, Sec. 26-23A-4 am'd. Fetal Heartbeat Act, prohibits physician from performing abortion without first determining fetal heartbeat, physician who does not make determination or who performs abortion when heartbeat detected is quilty of Class C felony

HB490

(Public Hearing)

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HB493

(Public Hearing)

Abortions, pregnant woman may not receive an abortion based on lethal fetal anomaly, unless made aware of perinatial hospice services, penalties, civil sanctions, Perinatal Hospice Information Act Abortion, minors, definition of alt., written parental consent required, procedure by physicians required, Secs. 26-21-1 to 26-21-4, inclusive, 26-21-7 am'd., Secs. 26-21-9, 26-21-10 added

HB494

(Public Hearing)

02/19/2014
HB339

C&MG

House

ROOM 801 JOINT BRIEFING

1:30 P.M.

Local governmental entities, counties, municipalities and political subdivisions, employees included in definition of government entity, Sec. 11-93-1 am'd. Municipalities, weeds, abatement, alternative procedures to declare a public nuisance after prior abatement Municipalities, golf carts, limited operation on streets authorized, restrictions, liability insurance Subdivisions, contracts to pre-sale lots prior to recording plat, laws applicable to counties and municipalities amended and made consistent, Secs. 11-19-1, 11-19-15, 11-24-1, 11-24-2, 11-24-3, 11-52-1, 11-52-33 am'd.

HB340

HB473

HB474

(Public Hearing)

02/19/2014
HB282

CC&E

House

RM 123

9:00am

Elections, certain elections, crimes or threats of crimes, or conspiracy to commit election crimes, Class C penalty, Sec. 17-5-18.1 added; Sec. 17-5-19 am'd. Voter registration, applications, delivered to appropriate board of registrars within 48 hours after collection, penalties Elections, political parties and independent candidates for statewide office, number of names required to gain ballot access, reduced, Secs. 17-6-22, 17-9-3 am'd.

HB91

HB327

02/19/2014
HB450

FS

House

Room 428

9:00 AM

Negotiating a worthless negotiable instrument, electronic drafts included, Sec. 13A-9-13.1 am'd. Taxation, tax deduction for taxpayers who made contributions to a catastrophe savings account, increase in state tax deduction, technical corrections to remove ambiguities, Homeowner's Insurance Catastrophic Event Planning Act, Secs. 40-18-311, 40-18-312 am'd.
(Public Hearing)

HB453

HB451

Liens, priority of liens, mechanics liens, procedure for termination of a notice of commencement by a contractor, Secs. 35-11-211 am'd.; Secs. 35-11-210.01, 35-11-210.02 added

02/19/2014

SG

House

Room 123

2:45 p.m.
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HB28

Workers' compensation, all employees who are absent from work to make-up retirement contributions Competitive bid, preference given to certain responsible bidders, Sec. 41-16-20 am'd. Mental Health Finance Authority, sale and lease of real property, exempt from requirement that State Land Division of Conservation and Natural Resources Department competitively bid, Sec. 915-82 am'd. Code of Alabama 1975, Acts of 2013 Regular Session as contained in 2013 supplements and replacement volumes, codified with certain corrections, local laws of certain counties codified, duties of Secretary of State Baldwin Co., municipal mayor, council member, judge and prosecution, may participate in the Employees' Retirement System, const. amend. Public authorities, contracts for public works, sealed bids, error in publication does not prevent contract from being bid if authority shows proof of submission of advertisement, Sec. 39-2-2, 41-1624, 41-16-54 am'd. Division of Purchasing, Finance Department, authorized to purchase personal property from vendors not on statewide contract under certain conditions, exemption, Sec. 41-4-110 am'd. Administrative Procedure Act, rules, approval and disapproval by Joint Legislative Committee, procedures, appeal of disapproval to Lt. Gov., Secs. 41-22-5, 41-22-6, 41-22-22, 41-22-23, 41-2224 am'd. State Employee Insurance Board, election of state employee representatives by full-time state employees, Sec. 36-29-2 am'd. Bishop State Community College, Southern Union State Community College, Bevill State Community College, and the Alabama Department of Postsecondary Education, who are part of the Alabama Career Center System to Department of Labor

HB237

HB397

HB402

HB417

SB19

SB59

SB178

(Public Hearing)

HB351

(Public Hearing)

HB418

(Public Hearing)

02/19/2014
SB48

C&SB

House

Joint Briefing Room 8th Floor

3:00 PM REVISED

Unemployment compensation, employing unit defined, Sec. 25-4-8 am'd. Real property, affordable rental housing, appraisal of certain Class II property having restrictions by law or covenant must take into account net operating income based on restrictions, requiring Revenue Department to adopt rules to implement Taxation, exempt tobacco products stored in a county for resale in another county from taxation in the county where the tobacco product are stored Motor vehicles, to regulate manufacturer's and dealer's agreement, Sec. 8-20-2 am'd.
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HB458

(Public Hearing)

HB462

(Public Hearing)

HB412

(Public Hearing)

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02/19/2014

CC&E

House

*JOINT SENATE& 2:30pm HOUSE CC&E MEETING* (SB253, SB258, SB259 PUBLIC HEARING ONLY--NO VOTE), RM 727 Room 617 1:30 p.m.

02/19/2014
SB216

W&MGF

House

Appropriations, supplemental for fiscal year ending September 2014, supplemental appropriation to Alcoholic Beverage Control Board, Musical Hall of Fame Board transfer of funds from Attorney General to Office of Prosecution Services and use of funds from National Mortgage Settlement further provided General fund budget, appropriations for ordinary expenses of executive, legislative, and judicial departments Unified Carrier Registration Act of 2005, administration of transferred to Department of Public Safety from Public Service Commission, collection of fees, disbursement, Sec. 37-3-32 am'd.; Sec. 37-3-32.1 am'd and renumbered as Sec. 40-12-435 Examiners of Public Accounts Department, placed in Office of State Auditor, appointment of Chief Examiner of the department, Secs. 36-16-1, 41-5-1, 41-5-3, 41-5-6, 41-5-6.1, 41-5-7, 41-5-8, 41-510 am'd; Secs. 41-5-4, 41-5-5, 41-5-9, 41-5-18, 41-5-19, 41-5-20 repealed Tobacco tax, Master Settlement Agreement, certain definitions added and changed, to provide jointly and severally liability for importers as manufacturers for escrow deposits, seizure and forfeiture of cigarettes for failure to make escrow deposits, agents appointed for service of process, permit for nonparticipating manufacturer, Secs. 6-12-2, 6-12-3, 6-12A-2, 6-12A-3, 6-12A-5 am'd. Homeowners insurance, counties contiguous to Mobile Bay and Gulf of Mexico, credits against insurance premium taxes for private property carriers who write coverage in Zones 1, 2, 3, and 4, geographic areas covered by Alabama Insurance Underwriting Association, Sec. 27-1-24.1 am'd.

HB235

HB328

HB350

HB449

HB440

02/19/2014
HB52
(Public Hearing)

W&ME

House

Room 617

9:00 AM

Taxation, tax exemption for Class 1-5 municipalities cultural districts Medical equipment or supplies, paid for by Medicaid, Medicare, or health benefit plan, exempt from all taxes, co-pay may be taxed Appropriation, Education Trust Fund, supplemental appropriation to Education Department for 2013-2014 fiscal year of excess funds set aside to finance credits authorized by the Alabama Accountability Act

HB280

(Public Hearing)

HB306

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HB454

Flexible School Calendar Act, temporary calendar parameters removed, local board of education may provide for 1080 instructional hours, Sec. 16-13-231am'd.

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