Legislation

Retail Report: Delivery license reform on governor’s desk

Retail Report: Delivery license reform on governor’s desk

In the final minutes of the Alabama Legislature’s 2017 regular session, lawmakers approved Alabama Retail Association-backed delivery license reform. The House passed the bill on a 101-2 vote, and the Senate quickly concurred. It was sent to the governor at…

‘Brunch bill’ awaits governor’s signature

‘Brunch bill’ awaits governor’s signature

Local governments that already have Sunday alcohol sales can permit Sunday morning sales under a bill the Alabama Legislature passed on the  final day of the 2017 regular session. If the governor signs the bill into law, it will become effective…

Workers’ comp exemption for LLC members receives final OK

Workers’ comp exemption for LLC members receives final OK

The Alabama Senate gave final approval Wednesday, May 17, to HB242 by Rep. Danny Garrett, R-Trussville, which would allow members of a limited liability company to exempt themselves from Alabama Workers’ Compensation Act coverage. Corporate officers already have that option….

Retail Report: Delivery license reform on House agenda

Retail Report: Delivery license reform on House agenda

SB316, the Alabama Retail Association-backed delivery license reform legislation, is on the House of Representative’s calendar for Tuesday, May 16. It sets an annual threshold of $10,000 in deliveries before a $100 delivery license is required. If you’ve talked with or…