The 2015 Regular Session of the Alabama Legislature will convene on Tuesday, March 3.
The League of Women Voters of Alabama strives to strengthen democracy and improve the quality of life for all Alabama citizens. During the 2015 Regular Session of the Alabama Legislature, the League will take action on its advocacy priorities
. We invite you to stay informed by reading the issue and legislative information presented on this web site, and when called upon, contact your state legislators to affect positive change in 2015. Thank you!2016 LWVAL Legislative Report
In this report, LWVAL follows state legislation during the 2015 Alabama Legislative Session, beginning March 3, 2015, on which the League has a position and on which it may take action. (See the 2016 LWVAL Legislative Priorities
list for the issues on which our Action Team will be focused.) For each bill, the report includes bill sponsors, bill summary, complete bill text, final status of the legislation, LWVAL's position on the legislation, and LWVAL's action. During the legislative session, the Report is updated weekly. New legislation impacting the League's positions and principles is added to the report throughout the session. A list of monitored legislation is also reported. Some bills of interest for which the League does not express support or opposition will be followed during the legislative session.
ALISON (Alabama Legislative Information System Online)
Find state legislation & follow its progress first hand! ALISON provides information about bills such as sponsors, history, fiscal notes, amendments and substitutions, and status. Search bills by number, keyword or content. Use that knowledge to focus and time your own advocacy effort.This system was originally established for the state legislators to help them keep up with the hundreds of bills introduced each session. However, it is available to the public, so every Alabama citizen can follow the legislation using this powerful tool! Legislation from previous sessions is also available. See this LWVAL guide
for assistance in navigating ALISON.Visit the Alabama Legislature online.
Study the legislative process and past action by the legislature with these resources:
The Alabama Legislature: Facts and Issues
Read this objective, unbiased study report to i
ncrease your understanding of the Alabama legislature. Published by the WVAL Education Fund.
Past LWVAL Legislative Reports - 2014, 2013, 2012 Special Session, 2012, 2011, 2010
Read the advocacy actions taken by the LWVAL during previous sessions of the Alabama Legislature. In these reports LWVAL follows the progress of legislation important to its positions and legislative priorities. Read about the actions taken by the League and citizens like you who support our efforts.