This week, a Senate committee moved legislation that would allow police to arrest shoplifters inside Alabama stores; while a House committee voted to allow a one-time increase of up to 1% for the flat rate use tax collected by remote sellers in Alabama.
For more on issues of importance to retailers, keep reading. The House will convene at 1 p.m. and the Senate at 3 p.m. Tuesday, April 23, for the 12th legislative day of the 2019 regular session.
For legislative and other news of relevance to retailers,
read This Week in Retail News.
THIS WEEK IN RETAIL NEWS
Panel OKs creating Alabama shoplifting law; Allows arrests inside stores (alabamaretail.org)
Bill allows one-time rate adjustment for Simplified Sellers Use Tax (alabamaretail.org)
House OKs slight change to delivery license law, full Senate next (alabamaretail.org)
Doctors, pharmacists compromise on written and electronic prescriptions (alabamaretail.org)
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