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Bills Introduced Since 12/23/2019
HB457 CHARITABLE SOLICITATIONS (GINTER T) Regarding charitable solicitations.
HB458 UA LICENSE PLATE (ROGERS J) To create the “University of Alabama” license plate.
HB459 STUDENT PARTICIPATION – EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES (MILLER A, MILLER J) To prohibit a coach, director, or supervisor of an extracurricular activity from restricting student participation in other extracurricular activities.
HB460 PARTY DESIGNATION – JUDICIAL CANDIDATES (HAMBLEY S, SKINDELL M) To allow a partisan judicial candidate to appear on the general election ballot with a political party designation.
HB461 ESTHER’S LAW (BRENT J) To permit a resident of a long-term care facility to conduct electronic monitoring of the resident’s room, to designate this act as “Esther’s Law,” and to make an appropriation.
HB462 HEALTH CARE COVERAGE – PUBLIC EMPLOYEES (GHANBARI H) Regarding health care coverage for law enforcement and public safety officers who have retired under the Public Employees Retirement System.
SB255 LONG TERM CARE FACILITIES-MONITORING (ANTONIO N, BRENNER A) To permit a resident of a long-term care facility to conduct electronic monitoring of the resident’s room, to designate this act as “Esther’s Law,” and to make an appropriation.
SB256 BAR LIFE SENTENCE-UNDER 18 (MANNING N) Regarding a bar against a sentence of life without parole, and special parole dates, for offenders who committed the offense when under age 18, and to amend the version of section 2907.02 of the Revised Code that takes effect on March 22, 2020, to continue the provisions of this act on and after that date.
SB257 ELECTRIC CAR CHARGING STATIONS (O’BRIEN S, RULLI M) To authorize tax incentives for the purchase of plug-in electric motor vehicles and charging stations.

Tracked Bills



HB48 LOCAL GOVT ROAD IMPROVEMENT FUND (GREENSPAN D) To provide for a new Local Government Road Improvement Fund for local governments to fund road improvements.
Current Status:    2/12/2019 – Referred to Committee House Finance
HB62 TRANSPORTATION BUDGET (OELSLAGER S) To increase the rate of and modify the distribution of revenue from motor fuel excise taxes, to make appropriations for programs related to transportation and public safety for the biennium beginning July 1, 2019, and ending June 30, 2021, and to provide authorization and conditions for the operation of those programs.
Current Status:    4/3/2019 – SIGNED BY GOVERNOR; eff. 90 days, Taxes eff. 7/1/19
HB75 PROPERTY VALUE CONTESTS (MERRIN D) To require local governments that contest property values to formally pass an authorizing resolution for each contest and to notify property owners.
Current Status:    12/11/2019 – PASSED BY HOUSE; Vote 54-39
HB149 PROPERTY TAX EXEMPT-RESIDENTIAL SUBDIVISION (MERRIN D) To enact the “Affordable Homebuilding and Housing Act” to temporarily exempt from property tax the increased value of land subdivided for residential development.
Current Status:    4/10/2019 – House Economic and Workforce Development, (Second Hearing)
HB168 AFFIRMATIVE DEFENSE-HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES (ARNDT S) To establish an affirmative defense to a release or threatened release of hazardous substances from a facility for certain bona fide prospective purchasers.
Current Status:    12/4/2019 – REPORTED OUT, Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources, (Fourth Hearing)
HB175 TAX EXEMPTION-GOODS MOVEMENT (ANTANI N) To exempt from sales and use tax things used primarily to move completed manufactured products or general merchandise.
Current Status:    10/22/2019 – House Ways and Means, (Second Hearing)
HB176 OPEN MEETINGS-VISITORS BUREAUS (BRINKMAN T, BECKER J) To require certain convention and visitors’ bureaus to make available for inspection by the public all meeting minutes, vendor payment information, and financial information.
Current Status:    4/2/2019 – Referred to Committee House State and Local Government
HB209 ABOLISH ESTATE BY DOWER (CARRUTHERS S, KICK D) To abolish the estate by dower.
Current Status:    12/4/2019 – Senate Judiciary, (First Hearing)
HB218 PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS (PATTON T) To authorize certain public entities to enter into public-private initiatives with a private party through a public-private agreement regarding public facilities.
Current Status:    6/19/2019 – SUBSTITUTE BILL ACCEPTED, House State and Local Government, (Second Hearing)
HB251 CONTRACT ACTION-PERIOD OF LIMITATION (LANG G, HILLYER B) To shorten the period of limitations for actions upon a contract.
Current Status:    12/4/2019 – Referred to Committee Senate Judiciary
HB252 LAND REUTILIZATION (GREENSPAN D) To create the Land Reutilization Demolition Program and to make an appropriation.
Current Status:    6/30/2019 – Re-Referred to Committee
HB288 EMINENT DOMAIN (MANNING D) To amend the law regarding eminent domain and to declare an emergency.
Current Status:    10/1/2019 – House Civil Justice, (Fourth Hearing)
HB380 CONTRACTOR PAYMENT DEADLINE (CROSS J, SWEENEY B) To require owners of construction projects to pay a contractor within thirty-five days of receiving a request for payment.
Current Status:    12/11/2019 – House Commerce and Labor, (Second Hearing)
SB2 STATEWIDE WATERSHED PLANNING (PETERSON B, DOLAN M) To create a statewide watershed planning structure for watershed programs to be implemented by local soil and water conservation districts.
Current Status:    12/3/2019 – House Energy and Natural Resources, (Second Hearing)
SB8 TAX CREDITS-OHIO OPPORTUNITY ZONE (SCHURING K) To authorize tax credits for investments in an Ohio Opportunity Zone.
Current Status:    5/8/2019 – House Economic and Workforce Development, (Second Hearing)
SB39 MIXED USE DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS-TAX CREDIT (SCHURING K) To authorize an insurance premiums tax credit for capital contributions to transformational mixed use development projects.
Current Status:    12/11/2019 – SUBSTITUTE BILL ACCEPTED, House Economic and Workforce Development, (Fifth Hearing)
SB95 STATE AND LOCAL TAX INDUCEMENTS (KUNZE S, PETERSON B) To enhance state and local tax inducements for businesses making substantial fixed asset and employment investments and their suppliers.
Current Status:    11/19/2019 – House Ways and Means, (Second Hearing)
SB180 INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT BONDS (SCHAFFER T) To authorize the issuance of industrial development bonds by a township and to authorize counties, townships, and municipal corporations to issue industrial development bonds without requiring the county, township, or municipal corporation to designate a community improvement corporation as its agency for industrial, commercial, distribution, and research development.
Current Status:    10/1/2019 – Senate Finance, (First Hearing)