A summary of action in the Alabama Legislature on Tuesday, the third meeting day of the regular session.
Passed a bill to provide an appropriation of up to $79 million to rebuild two schools that were destroyed by a March 1 tornado in Enterprise. Goes to Senate.
Approved legislation to ban the practice of transferring campaign donations from one political action committee to another. Goes to Senate.
Passed a resolution commending Marvin Eugene and Myra Hammett, who celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary Wednesday. They are the parents of House Speaker Seth Hammett, D-Andalusia.
Recognized Rep. Oliver Robinson, D-Birmingham, who celebrated his 47th birthday Tuesday.
Discussed the legislative pay raise that was approved on Thursday.
Senate Governmental Affairs Committee approved a bill to allow stronger wines to be sold in grocery and convenience stores. Goes to Senate.
Senate Education Committee meets at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday in Room 727 of the Statehouse to consider increasing the price of a “Helping Schools” license plate by $5.
House Public Safety Committee meets at 9 a.m. Wednesday in Room 602 to consider proposed legislation to allow cameras to be placed at intersections to catch motorists running red lights.
House Judiciary Committee meets at 9 a.m. Wednesday in Room 123.
House Government Operations Committee meets at 9 a.m. Wednesday in Room 622.
House Commerce Committee meets at 9 a.m. Wednesday in Room 621.
House Education Appropriations Committee meets at 9 a.m. Wednesday in Room 617.
Senate Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry Committee meets at 9:30 a.m. in Room 609A
House Health Committee meets at 10 a.m. Wednesday in the Joint Briefing Room.
Senate Finance and Taxation-General Fund Committee meets at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday in Room 727 to consider increasing the per diem expenses for state employees when traveling inside the state.
House Internal Affairs Committee meets at 11 a.m. Wednesday in Room 601.
House Agriculture and Forestry Committee meets at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday in Room 603 to discuss proposed increases in the cost of hunting and fishing licenses.
House Committee on Boards and Commissions meets at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday in Room 601.
House Government Appropriations Committee meets at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday in Room 617.
House Banking and Insurance Committee meets at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday in Room 621.
House meets at 10 a.m. Thursday and Senate at 10 a.m.
- The Associated Press
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