MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - A summary of action in the Alabama Legislature on Thursday, the 10th meeting day of the regular session:
-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
-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.
Senate meets at 1 p.m. Tuesday and House at 3 p.m.