LWVAL 2016 Legislative Report
Reporting on the 2016 Regular Session
of the Alabama Legislature
Published Jan. 31, 2016
This week's report shows pre-filed bills of interest.
The 2016 Regular Session of the Alabama Legislature convened
Tuesday, February 2.
During the regular session, LWVAL will keep citizens informed about the legislature's activities regarding issues of importance to the League via the 2016 Legislative Report. The report is updated weekly (with some exception). For each bill, the report includes bill sponsors, bill summary, complete bill text, current status of the legislation, LWVAL's position on the legislation, and LWVAL's action. Action Alerts urging citizens to contact their legislators are posted in this report at times when their voice will be most effective. See the LWVAL 2016 Legislative Priorities list for the issues on which the LWVAL Action Team will be focused during the 2016 regular legislative session. The 2015 Legislative Report remains posted for your review, along with the First and Second Special Sessions of 2015.
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