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Which bills has Gov. Kay Ivey signed into law in 2021?

Here is a round-up of the 2021 Legislative Session legislation Gov. Kay Ivey has signed so far.

Gov. Kay Ivey signs legislation. (HAL YEAGER/GOVERNOR'S OFFICE)

The 2021 Legislative Session has ended. Gov. Kay Ivey has received dozens of pieces of legislation from the Legislature. Below is a round-up of the legislation she has signed so far.

Bills Signed

  • HB167 by Rep. Blackshear – makes it illegal to vote more than once; both in this state and in multiple states
  • HB191 by Rep. Collins – allows annexing municipality to perform more than one annexation in order to acquire the entire parcel it intends to annex
  • HB248 by Rep. Rich – prohibits interference of news media outlets broadcasting K-12 sporting events
  • HB273 by Rep. Drummond – raises the age limit from 19 to 21 for the sale of any tobacco products
  • HB332 by Rep. Rowe – allows for members of law enforcement to have dark tint on their personal vehicles
  • HB393 by Rep. Hurst – provides an additional expense allowance and salary for the sheriff of Talladega County
  • HB539 by Rep. Daniels – revises the limit of beer that may be sold by breweries or distilleries for off-premises consumption
  • HB540 by Rep. Poole – establishes the Alabama Innovation Corporation to help foster businesses through grants
  • HB569 by Rep. Carns – establishes procedures for the election of Jefferson County pension board members
  • HB571 by Rep. Shiver – provides additional compensation to the Monroe County sheriff
  • HB609 by Rep. Gray – establishes a matching grant program for Innovate Alabama
  • HB629 by Rep. Marques – amends the base salary for the Coffee County Probate Judge, Revenue Commissioner, and Sheriff
  • HB630 by Rep. Kitchens – authorizes the Marshall County Revenue Commissioner to be responsible for budgetary operations and functions of the office
  • HB631 by Rep. Crawford – establishes the Alabama State Reservoir Management Development Program with DCNR
  • HB640 by Rep. Smith – allows the Clanton City Council to allow sale of draft beer for off-premises consumption in a growler
  • SB46 by Sen. Melson – creates the Alabama Medical Cannabis Commission to oversee medical cannabis
  • SB61 by Sen. Chesteen – creates an “irrevocable trust” to allow funding of periodic bonus checks for retired education employees
  • SB142 by Sen. Whatley – transfers regulatory authority over vending areas
  • SB160 by Sen. Orr – amends existing law regarding the “Cottage Food Production”
  • SB209 by Sen. Orr – authorizes the county commission to levy an annual business license or privilege fee
  • SB215 by Sen. Marsh – creates the Alabama Digital Expansion Authority as a division of ADECA
  • SB384 by Sen. Gudger – provides for the sale of alcoholic beverages in a community development district

Bills returned with Executive Amendment

  • HB220 by Rep. Ledbetter – requests amendment to provide for further study of the bill’s public-safety impacts

Bills allowed to take effect without signature

  • HB521 by Rep. Wood – requires health care facilities to allow visitors during a public health emergency

Resolution allowed to take effect without signature

  • HJR115 by Sen. McMillan – naming the Bayou near Wolf Creek in Baldwin Co. after Jeff S. Green

This post will be updated with additional legislation as it is signed.

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