SUMMARIES OF
GENERAL LAWS ENACTED AND
CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS PROPOSED
BY THE LEGISLATURE OF ALABAMA
AT THE
FIRST SPECIAL SESSION, 2009
AUGUST 10 TO AUGUST 14, 2009

Prepared by:
Legislative Reference Service
613 Alabama State House
Montgomery, Alabama 36130


ACTS | HOUSE BILLS | SENATE BILLS | SUMMARIES


INDEX TO
SUMMARIES OF GENERAL LAWS ENACTED AND
CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS PROPOSED BY THE
LEGISLATURE OF ALABAMA AT THE
2009 FIRST SPECIAL SESSION

ACTS
2009 SPECIAL SESSION

ACT
BILL
ACT
BILL
ACT
BILL

2009-813

SB1

2009-814

SB9


HOUSE BILLS
2009 SPECIAL SESSION

No general law or proposed constitutional amendment enacted pursuant to a House bill.


SENATE BILLS
2009 SPECIAL SESSION

SENATE BILL
ACT
SENATE BILL
ACT
SENATE BILL
ACT

SB1

2009-813

SB9

2009-814


2009 FIRST SPECIAL SESSION SUMMARIES

Act 2009-813, SB1, amends Section 16-16-14, Code of Alabama 1975, relating to the Alabama Public School and College Authority, to authorize the authority to issue and sell its bonds as qualified school construction bonds under the federal American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 and the Pete Turnham Excellence in Education Act of 1998. The act provides for the method of sale of the bonds, provides for the terms and conditions upon which the bonds may be issued, authorizes loans to local boards of education from the proceeds of the bonds, and provides terms for the repayment of, and security for, such loans. The act also provides for the review of qualified school construction bonds by the Alabama Public School and College Education Incentive Fund Council and requires racial and ethnic diversity in contracts entered into by the authority.

EFFECTIVE DATE: August 14, 2009.

Act 2009-814, SB9, amends Section 25-4-75, Code of Alabama 1975, relating to unemployment compensation, to allow up to a 20-week extension of unemployment compensation benefits to qualified claimants who have exhausted all unemployment benefits beginning on or after February 1, 2009, and ending prior to December 5, 2009, and to specify that federal sharing funds, not state unemployment trust fund funds, will cover the cost of providing the extended benefits.

EFFECTIVE DATE: August 14, 2009