- Associated Press - Tuesday, February 11, 2014

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - A summary of action in the Alabama Legislature on Tuesday, the 12th meeting day of the regular session:


-Approved a bill to require teens to get parental consent to use a tanning bed. Goes to Senate.

-Approved a bill that related to regulations for funeral parlors. Goes to Senate.


-Approved a bill to ban smoking in many public places and businesses. Goes to House.

-Approved a bill to make it a misdemeanor to intentionally use a drone to harass someone hunting or fishing legally. Goes to House.

-Completed passing bills to extend the life of several state agencies, including the Alabama Surface Mining Commission and Alabama Construction Recruitment Institute. Go to House.


-Senate Finance and Taxation-Education Committee meets at 10:30 a.m. in room 727 of the Statehouse to consider a bill reducing estimated state income tax payments by small businesses.

-Senate Judiciary Committee meets at 1 p.m. Wednesday in room 325 to consider revisions to the Open Meetings Act.

-House Financial Services Committee meets at 9 a.m. in room 428 to consider new regulations for payday lenders.

-House Ways and Means-Education Committee meets at 9 a.m. in room 617 to consider tax credits for dual enrollment scholarships.

- House Constitution, Campaigns and Elections Committee meets at 9:15 a.m. in room 123 to consider term limits for legislators.

-Senate meets at 3 p.m. Wednesday.

-House meets at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday.

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