- Associated Press - Tuesday, February 4, 2014

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - A summary of action in the Alabama Legislature on Tuesday, the 10th meeting day of the regular session:


-Approved a bill to end the requirement to publish lists of registered voters in newspapers and instead publish the list on the county’s website. Goes to Senate.

-Approved a bill to authorize warrantless arrests under certain conditions for trespassing on the property of an education insitution. Goes to Senate.

-Approved a bill to require animal shelter directors and owners to publish a monthly report of the number of animals that entered the shelter and list what happened to them. Goes to Senate.


-Approved a bill to add new restrictions to the state ethics law. Goes to House.


- House Judiciary Committee meets at 1:30 Wednesday in room 123 of the Statehouse to consider a bill regarding grandparents’ visitation rights.

-House Ways and Means-Education Committee meets at 9 a.m. Wednesday in room 617 to consider a scholarship program for dual enrollment in high school and two-year colleges.

- House Ethics and Campaign Finance Committee meets at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday in room 622 to consider changes to the Open Meetings Act.

- House Boards, Agencies and Commissions Committee meets at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday in room 428 to consider a bill regarding spay/neuter clinic

-Senate Finance and Taxation-General Fund Committee meets at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday in room 727 to consider a one-time pension bonus for retired state employees.

-Senate Finance and Taxation-Education Committee meets at 10 a.m. Wednesday in room 727 to consider coastal insurance legislation.

-Senate Health Committee meets a noon Wednesday in room 304 to consider a bill regulating tanning salons.

-Senate Judiciary Committee meets at 1 p.m. Wednesday in room 325 to consider medical marijuana legislation.

-House meets at 9 a.m. Thursday and Senate at 10 a.m.



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