Alabama legislature News

Lawmakers in Mo., Ala. Advance COVID-19 Liability Protection Bills

State senators in Missouri and Alabama advanced bills that would shield businesses and health care providers from lawsuits over alleged wrongdoing during the coronavirus pandemic. Missouri senators on Wednesday gave initial approval to a liability shield measure after hours of …

Alabama Legislature Approves Tornado Shelter Bill

The Alabama Legislature has approved a bill to assign oversight of prefabricated storm shelters to the Alabama Emergency Management Agency. A compromise version of the bill cleared the House and Senate on unanimous votes and now goes to the governor. …

Alabama Lawmakers Mull Coastal Insurance Legislation

The Alabama Legislature is considering a bill that would dole out up to $2.5 million to private insurance companies that write policies for coastal properties. The Mobile Press-Register reports that the measure would shrink the size of the Alabama Insurance …