Emergency Management Legislation
HB 13 by Jack Williams
SB 68 by Jimmy Holley
This bill would allow local governments to purchase goods and services through Government Services Administration vendors without further competitive bidding. It would also specify that life-cycle costs may be considered in determining the low bid for water and sewer public works projects. It also allows life-cycle costs for “fixtures.”
HB 126 by Randy Davis
SB 140 by
This bill would extend Forever Wild without changes for 20 years.
HB 182 by Alan Baker
This bill would allow for emergency mutual aid agreements with federally recognized tribes.
HB 389 by Barbara Boyd
This bill would allow two or more counties to establish an authority to administer a radio/alert notification system for member counties.
SB 63 by Gerald Allen
This bill would allow volunteer fire departments to go in together on a workers’ compensation pool.
SB 72 by Del Marsh
This bill would prohibit new enrollments in the Deferred Retirement Option Program (DROP) after April 1, 2011, and it would limit interest on DROP accounts.
SB 107 by Linda Coleman
This bill would allow awarding authorities to award disadvantaged businesses a secondary contract worth up to 20 percent of the original contract value.
SB 195 by Del Marsh
This bill would require counties to make provision for electronic bids.
SB 226 by Gerald Dial
HB 259 by Greg Wren
This bill would make numerous changes to the Alabama Criminal Justice Information Center such as authorizing the center to collect fees on non-criminal background checks and authorizing any licensing agency or board to require a criminal background for licensing.
SB 340 by Clay Scofield
This bill would create a "blue alert" system for locating a person who has killed or injured a law enforcement officer.
If you have questions concerning these or other bills, please contact Mary Pons at (334) 263-7594.