Legislation |

The 2017 Legislative Priorities were presented to the ACCA Board of Directors and approved at its meeting on December 7, 2016. The Board of Directors directed the ACCA Staff to actively pursue passage of legislation of any or all of the strategic goals listed below. 

 

Changes to ALGTI Board

ACCA LEGISLATIVE PRIORITY 2017

Changes to Alabama Local Government Training Institute Board

To amend the membership of the Alabama Local Government Training Institute to ensure representation of those groups participating in its programs and to allow the Institute to award certification to local emergency management programs.

Act 2017-440

Sponsored by Rep. Chris Blackshear | Sen. Jabo Waggoner

 

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Amendment to Competitive Bid Law

ACCA LEGISLATIVE PRIORITY 2017

Amendment to Competitive Bid Law

To amend the Alabama bid law to increase the bid threshold.

Act 2017-466

Sponsored by Rep. Steve Hurst |  Sen. Billy Beasley

 

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Medicaid for Inmates

ACCA LEGISLATIVE PRIORITY 2017

To amend Alabama Medicaid law to suspend Medicaid eligibility of individuals in custody of county jails rather than terminating Medicaid benefits.

Act 2017-298

Sponsored by Rep. Chris England | Sen. Cam Ward

 

Simplified Sellers Use Tax

ACCA LEGISLATIVE PRIORITY 2017

Adjustments to Simplified Sellers Use Tax

To make minor improvements to the 2015 act allowing eligible online sellers to remit the use tax on items delivered into Alabama on their customers’ behalf.

Act 2017-82

 sponsored by Sen. Trip Pittman | Rep. Rod Scott

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Excess Funds from Tax Sales

ACCA LEGISLATIVE PRIORITY 2017

To clarify the proper procedures for the placement of excess funds from real estate tax sales.

Act 2017-130

sponsored by Sen. Trip Pittman | Rep. Randy Wood

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Updated 5/26/17