April 11, 2018 •
Alabama Gov. Signs House Bill 317
Gov. Kay Ivey signed House Bill 317 into law on April 6, 2018.
House Bill 317, exempts economic development professionals from registering as a lobbyist.
Under the bill, the economic development professional lobbyist registration exemption does not apply if a person seeks incentives or funds through legislative action outside of incentives already available.
The provision has a sunset of one year as the Legislature is expected to revise the Alabama Ethics Code during the next legislative session.
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