Legislation that will increase the availability and reduce the cost for liquor liability insurance could receive final approval Tuesday, April 11.
The House Insurance Committee approved HB158 and SB104 on April 5th, sending the bills to the full House. HB158 is on the proposed House calendar for Tuesday. If you haven’t already done so, please
This much-needed legislation is being championed by the Alabama Retail Association and a coalition of 10 other business interests, including the hospitality and insurance industries.
Meanwhile, the education budget chairs introduced legislation to eventually eliminate the state’s sales tax on basic foods without creating a new revenue stream.
The Alabama House convenes at 1 p.m. and the Alabama Senate at 3 p.m. Tuesday, April 11, for the eighth legislative day of the 2023 regular session.
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Budget chairs propose phasing out sales tax on food staples (alabamaretail.org)
Bill allowing remote work among pharmacy bills moving in 2023 regular session (alabamaretail.org)
Eliminating Class D felony among introduced bills (alabamaretail.org)
Bill to eliminate tax on overtime pay has both Democrat and Republican support (alabamareflector.com)
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