February 28, 2018 •
Alabama Senator Introduces Bill Revising Ethics Law
Sen. Del Marsh introduced an 119 page bill revising the Alabama Ethics Act.
Senate Bill 343 amends several definitions, including but not limited to, de minimus, lobbyist, principal, and thing of value. The bill would allow caucuses to solicit or receive meals and beverages from a lobbyist or principal.
Additionally, the bill would authorize the creation of a legal defense fund for a public official or public employee being investigated for a violation of ethics laws.
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