Alabama - SB261 - 2023

Relating to public contracts; to prohibit governmental entities from entering into certain contracts with companies that boycott businesses because the business engages in certain sectors or does not meet certain environmental or corporate governance standards or does not facilitate certain activities; to provide that no company in the state shall be required by a governmental entity, nor penalized by a governmental entity for declining to engage in economic boycotts or other actions that further social, political, or ideological interests; to require the Attorney General to take actions to prevent federal laws or actions from penalizing, inflicting harm on, limiting commercial relations with, or changing or limiting the activities of companies or residents of the state based on the furtherance of economic boycott criteria; and to authorize the Attorney General to investigate and enforce this act; and to provide definitions.

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Regulatory

Added On: 01-10-2024
Updated On: 05-31-2023
Status: Enacted
Primary Sponsor: Dan Roberts (Republican)





Actions (20)

  • 04-27-2023 - Read First Time in House of Origin
  • 04-27-2023 - Introduced and Referred to Senate Fiscal Responsibility and Economic Development
  • 05-10-2023 - Amendment/Substitute by Senate Fiscal Responsibility and Economic Development 4QGDRI-1
  • 05-10-2023 - Reported Favorably from Senate Fiscal Responsibility and Economic Development
  • 05-10-2023 - Reported Out of Committee in House of Origin
  • 05-11-2023 - Read Second Time in House of Origin
  • 05-18-2023 - On Third Reading in House of Origin
  • 05-18-2023 - Adopt 4QGDRI-1
  • 05-18-2023 - Adopt RXF4NN-1
  • 05-18-2023 - Read A Third Time And Passed As Amended
  • 05-23-2023 - Read First Time in Second House
  • 05-23-2023 - Referred to Committee to House Financial Services
  • 05-24-2023 - Reported Favorably from House Financial Services
  • 05-24-2023 - Reported Out of Committee in Second House
  • 05-24-2023 - Read Second Time in Second House
  • 05-31-2023 - On Third Reading in Second House
  • 05-31-2023 - Read a Third Time and Pass
  • 05-31-2023 - Ready to Enroll
  • 05-31-2023 - Enrolled
  • 05-31-2023 - Enacted

Votes (4)

DateMotion (click for details)ChamberCommitteeYes
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No
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Other
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Passed
05-18-2023Adopt 4QGDRI-1Senate2654yes
05-18-2023Adopt RXF4NN-1Senate3302yes
05-18-2023Read A Third Time And Passed As AmendedSenate2780yes
05-31-2023Read a Third Time and PassHouse74273yes