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Legislative Report


April 19, 2019


Bill to Freeze Police Jurisdictions Approved by the Senate

On Thursday, the Senate passed the committee substitute to SB 23, by Sen. Chris Elliott (R – Fairhope). This legislation restricts the extraterritorial jurisdiction that can be exercised by municipal governments.


Working with representatives of the Alabama League of Municipalities and other organizations, Sen. Elliott offered a substitute to this bill in committee earlier in the process. The Senate overwhelmingly endorsed and passed the Elliott committee substitute.

ADDITIONAL HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Strong Opposition to “Ban the Bag” Bill
  • Fantasy Sports Legislation Approved by Committee
  • Economic Developer Ethics Bill Goes to Governor


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