SB34–Amends the Alabama Code to provide child includes children in utero. A positive drug test at time of birth shall create the presumption of exposure in utero.
SB167–Prohibiting lawsuits against restaurants for obesity
SB 301–Defines “person” to include all humans from the moment of fertilization
SB308–Right to Know and See legislation requiring ultrasounds before abortions
SB202–Federal Abortion Opt Out Act prohibits insurance plans that cover abortion from participating in the state insurance exchange mandated by the Obamacare legislation.
HB425–Moving state presidential preference primary to first Tuesday in March along with the general primary in presidential years.
HB324–moving property tax reappraisal on Class II and Class III property to every four years.
HB365–Informing consumers of duty to pay state and local sales tax on goods purchased over the internet.
Lots of activity on the House and Senate floor as well. The General Fund budget is scheduled to pass this week probably Thursday. I hear the House may take up Rep. Hammon’s immigration legislation (HB56). It’s the eighth bill on the House Regular Calendar, so there’s a good chance they will take it up.
Highlights from this week’s Regular Calendar:
SB84–Limiting liability for property owners who lease for purposes of hunting or fishing.
SB140–Forever Wild reauthorization
SB127–Limiting terms in the Alabama House and/or Senate to 3 terms.
SB112–Removes racist language and references from the Alabama Constitution
SB17–Easing the ballot access requirements
SB50–Tax credits for creating jobs
SB152–Grants small businesses (less than 10 employees) that locate or expand in Alabama a 5-year property tax exemption.
HB32–Moving the presidential preference primary to June beginning in 2012
HB56–Immigration reform legislation