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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 House Bill 170, House Bill 192 and Senate Bill 30 on Friday, Feb. 12, 2021. (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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