MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - A summary of action in the Alabama Legislature on Tuesday, the first day of the regular session:
-Held moments of silence and passed resolutions mourning the deaths of former Gov. Guy Hunt and state Sen. Pat Lindsey.
-Passed a resolution mourning the death of former University of Alabama assistant football coach Bobby Marks.
-Invited Alabama Chief Justice Sue Bell Cobb to address a joint session of the Legislature at 4 p.m. Feb. 10.
-Held moments of silence and passed resolutions mourning the deaths of state Sen. Pat Lindsey and former Gov. Guy Hunt.
-Did not address any changes in the president pro tem's position. -Joined the House to hear the governor's State of the State address.
-House meets at 1:30 p.m. Thursday and Senate at 2 p.m.
QUOTE OF THE DAY
"I've got 17 votes, and 17 is more than 15." - Sen. Rodger Smitherman, D-Birmingham, predicting that he will have 17 of the Senate's 32 votes to be elected president pro tem on Thursday.