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Ivey to host bill signing ceremony

Gov. Kay Ivey delivers the 2019 state of the state address before a joint session of the Alabama Legislature in the Old House Chambers of the Alabama State Capitol on March 5, 2019. (Chip Brownlee/APR)

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey will host a ceremonial bill signing of legislation that passed during the 2019 Regular Session on Thursday.

Eight bills will be signed by the governor at a ceremony in the historic Senate Chambers.

House Bill 380 – This bill makes significant changes to the operation and membership of the Alabama Board of Pardons and Paroles. HB380 was sponsored by Rep. Connie Rowe, R-Jasper.

Senate Bill 38 – This bill allows the Alabama Board of Nursing to enter into the Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact with participating states and provides uniformity in licensing requirements. SB38 was sponsored by Senate Majority Leader Greg Reed, R-Jasper.

House Bill 540 – The Alabama Incentive Modernization Act provides tax incentives and tax credits for the attraction of new and expanding business in the state. HB540 was sponsored by Rep. Bill Poole, R-Tuscaloosa.

House Bill 11 – This bill clarifies hospital lien provisions and requires a hospital to seek compensation solely from a person’s health insurance provider, unless certain circumstances apply. SB11 was sponsored by Rowe.

Senate Bill 254 – This bill requires seat belt use for each occupant of a moving vehicle. SB254 was sponsored by Sen. David Burkette, D-Birmingham.

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Senate Bill 57 – This bill allows RSA members to designate a portion of their retirement benefits to a special needs trust for a dependent child. SB57 was sponsored by Sen. Cam Ward, R-Alabaster.

Senate Bill 110 – This bill requires companies that relocate call centers out of state to provide notice prior to the relocation and provides for benefit recapture for all companies that fail to do so. SB110 was sponsored by Ward.

House Bill 41 – This bill, also known as the vaping bill, would require the ABC board to regulate sales of alternative nicotine products and prohibit the sale to minors as well as prohibit retailers from advertising near schools. HB41 was sponsored by State Reps. Shane Stringer, R-Mobile, and Barbara Drummond, D-Mobile.

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Brandon Moseley is a senior reporter with over nine years at Alabama Political Reporter. During that time he has written 8,297 articles for APR. You can email him at [email protected] or follow him on Facebook. Brandon is a native of Moody, Alabama, a graduate of Auburn University, and a seventh generation Alabamian.

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