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More arrests made under 2023 Retail Crime Prevention Act

More arrests made under 2023 Retail Crime Prevention Act

Retail Theft Crime Prevention Act Act No. 2023-531 The Retail Theft Crime Prevention Act, creating the enhanced crimes of retail theft and organized retail theft took effect Sept. 1, 2023. Act No. 2023-531 (SB206) by Sen. Clyde Chambliss, R-Prattville, and…

Retail Report: 2024 Session Summary

Retail Report: 2024 Session Summary

In the 2024 regular session, your Alabama Retail Association successfully supported the repeal of the annual report requirement for thousands of small corporation and stopped legislation that would have required retailers to accept cash. Your association also convinced lawmakers to pare down country-of-origin labeling for restaurant and…

Eligibility to work form eliminated as of June 1

Eligibility to work form eliminated as of June 1

Act No. 2024 – 352 By Sen. Arthur Orr, R-Decatur and Rep. Susan DuBose, R-Birmingham As of June 1, an eligibility to work form is no longer required for each 14- and 15-year-old employed, under Act. No. 2024-352. Previously, an eligibility…