Summary of Action in Alabama Legislature

Tools

By Alabama News Network
By Jamie Langley

 

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - A summary of action in the Alabama Legislature on Wednesday, the 19th meeting day of the regular session:

 

HOUSE:

 

-Passed a $5.7 billion education budget and related bills.. Goes to Senate.

 

-Approved a 2 percent pay raise for Alabama's public school teachers and other employees. Goes to Senate.

 

SENATE:

 

-Gave final passage to a bill allowing a parent to claim abandoned property of a child who died without a will. Goes to governor.

 

-Approved a bill saying the state's licensing of a physician, dentist or chiropractor can't be conditioned upon the person's participation in any public or private health insurance plan. Goes to House.

 

COMMITTEES:

 

-House Financial Services Committee sent several bills to reform the payday loan and title pawn industries to a subcommittee for more study.

 

AGENDA:_House and Senate meet at 9 a.m. Thursday.

(Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

Add a comment

Name:

Comment: 1000 Characters Left

WNCF and its affiliated companies are not responsible for the content of comments posted or for anything arising out of use of the above comments or other interaction among the users. Comments are posted on site immediately and without station moderation. If you feel a comment is inappropriate you may flag it for review. For guidelines on flagging comments see our Terms & Conditions. We reserve the right to screen, refuse to post, remove or edit user-generated content at any time and for any or no reason in our absolute and sole discretion without prior notice, although we have no duty to do so or to monitor any Public Forum.

ABC Montgomery Poll

Which Restaurants Would You Most Like to See in Montgomery? (vote for one or more)

  • Benihana
  • California Pizza Kitchen
  • Chuy's
  • J. Alexander's
  • Landry's Seafood
  • P.F. Chang's
  • Romano's Macaroni Grill
  • Ruth's Chris Steak House