June 3, 2019 •
Alabama Legislature Adjourns Sine Die
The Alabama Legislature adjourned sine die on May 31, about two weeks ahead of schedule.
During the session, House Bill 289 passed, renewing the proposition that an individual acting as an economic development professional is not a lobbyist.
Additionally, Senate Bill 230 was introduced to remove the ban of lobbyist gifts to public officials.
Instead, a lobbyist or principal would be required to disclose a thing of value on the quarterly lobbyist report.
The bill was referred to the Judiciary Committee but did not pass.
The Legislature is scheduled to reconvene on Tuesday, February 4, 2020.
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