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Legislative Summary

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - A summary of action in the Alabama Legislature on Thursday, the 10th meeting day of the regular session:

HOUSE

-Discussed, but did not vote on a bill to raise the mandatory

retirement age for University of Alabama trustees from 70 to 75.

-Approved a bill to strengthen the penalty for assaulting

utility workers. Goes to Senate.

-Passed a bill to require some people convicted of driving under

the influence to use interlocking devices that would prevent their

cars from starting if they had been drinking alcohol. Goes to

Senate.

SENATE

-Passed a bill to provide $236 million to shore up the state's

prepaid college tuition plan. Goes to House.

-Passed legislation requiring the termination and loss of pay

for any education employee convicted of a sex offense or one of

several major felonies. Goes to House.

AGENDA

Senate meets at 1 p.m. Tuesday and House at 3 p.m.

 

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