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Legislation

The 2017 Regular Session, began February 7, 2017, and will end no later than May 22, 2017.

Week 3

Only two bills impacting RSA were introduced during the third week of session. First, HB295 by Rep. Rowe was introduced. This bill is the companion bill to SB217, which adds ERS members from local units to the ERS Board of Control and which was introduced during the second week of session.  Second, HB284 by Rep. Patterson was introduced and would require PEEHIP to cover certain autism therapies.

No RSA-related bills were passed out of committee or brought to a vote on the floor of the House or the Senate during the third week.

Week 2 Legislative Update

Week 1 Legislative Update

Bill Tracking

Updated 2-24-2017

House Bills
HB20/Hanes n/a Requires PEEHIP to request from the legislature the full amount necessary to fund benefits without an increase in out-of-pocket costs or a decrease in benefits. Read First Time in House of Origin.
HB35/Ford SB3/Dial Provides a one-time bonus to TRS retirees. Read First Time in House of Origin.
HB155/Clouse SB150/Pittman General Fund Budget; fully funds ERS. Read First Time in House of Origin.
HB171/Poole SB129/Orr Education Trust Fund Budget; fully funds TRS and the requested PEEHIP per member per month rate. Read First Time in House of Origin.
HB177/Pettus n/a Combines the SEIB and PEEHIP boards. Read First Time in House of Origin.
HB240/Treadaway SB206/Singleton Reclassifies certain ALEA law enforcement officers as Tier II state police for purposes of retirement benefits. Read First Time in House of Origin.
HB284/Patterson n/a Requires PEEHIP to cover certain autism therapies. Read First Time in House of Origin.
HB295/Rowe SB217/Marsh Adds ERS members from local units (such as cities, counties, and public boards) to the ERS Board of Control. Read First Time in House of Origin.
Senate Bills
Bill/Sponsor Companion Summary Status
SB3/Dial HB35/Ford Provides a one-time bonus to TRS retirees. Read First Time in House of Origin.
SB129/Orr HB171/Poole Education Trust Fund Budget; fully funds TRS and the requested PEEHIP per member per month rate. Read First Time in House of Origin.
SB150/Pittman HB155/Clouse General Fund Budget; fully funds ERS. Read First Time in House of Origin.
SB159/Whatley n/a Establishes a trust to fund COLAs for TRS retirees.  Read Second Time in House of Origin.
SB206/Singleton HB240/Treadaway Reclassifies certain ALEA law enforcement officers as Tier II state police for purposes of retirement benefits. Read First Time in House of Origin.
SB217/Marsh HB295/Rowe Adds ERS members from local units (such as cities, counties, and public boards) to the ERS Board of Control. Read First Time in House of Origin.

2017 Legislative Roster

Legislative Fiscal Office Presentation on Alabama's Financial Condition - February 7, 2017

2016 Regular Session (archive)

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