LWVAL 2018 Legislative Report
Reporting on the 2018 Regular Session
of the Alabama Legislature

The 2018 Regular Session of the Alabama Legislature will convene January 9, 2018.

The 2017 Legislative Report was last updated May 20, 2017.
The 2017 Regular Session of the Alabama Legislature
adjourned Friday, May 19th sine die.
Read the 2017 Legislative Report.

During the 2018 regular session of the Alabama Legislature, LWVAL will keep citizens informed about the legislature's activities regarding issues of importance to the League via this 2018 Legislative Report. The report will be updated weekly (with some exceptions). For each bill, the report will include bill sponsors, bill summary, link to 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 will be posted in this report at times when their voice would be most effective. See legislative reports for previous years.

Click a link below to see the 2018 bills and League action.
[Links will be active during this legislative session.]
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Priority Level I
Monitoring and action of highest priority. Major areas for resource expenditure.
  • Voting Access and Processes
  • Governmental Transparency and Accountability
  • Natural Resources & Energy Policy
  • Criminal Justice Reform

Priority Level II

Monitoring occurs. Action dependent on opportunity and available resources.
  • Education Policy and Funding
  • Health Care Policy and Processes

Priority Level III
Monitoring occurs. If and when opportunities arise, determine if action is feasible given resources and higher priorities.
  • Adequate funding of General Fund
  • Constitutional Reform
  • Tax Reform
  • Discrimination Laws
  • Payday Loan Reform
  • Public Transportation