Legislative Overview for Friday

Feb 7, 2014

A summary of action in the Alabama Legislature on Thursday, the 11th meeting day of the regular session:


—Approved a bill to give deployed military members extra time to renew their vehicle registration. Goes to Senate.

— Approved a bill to specify that write-in votes will only be counted if there are enough votes to impact the race, or if there is a request. Goes to Senate.


— Passed a bill to allow state agencies to purchase personal property from vendors not on statewide contract, if the purchase price is at least 10 percent less than the statewide contract. Goes to House.

—Joined with the House for a joint session honoring members of the military.


— House meets at 1p.m. Tuesday and Senate at 2 p.m.