Summary of Action in Alabama Legislature

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By Alabama News Network
By Jamie Langley

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - A summary of action in the Alabama Legislature on Thursday, the fifth meeting day of the 2013 regular session:

 

HOUSE:

 

-Passed after more than four hours of debate a bill to give local schools more flexibility over rules and regulations. Goes to Senate.

 

SENATE:

 

-Approved legislation that guarantees the state will repay money borrowed from an oil and gas revenues savings plan. Goes back to House for approval of a Senate amendment.

 

-Debated a bill to reorganize the legislative staff, but did not vote on it.

 

AGENDA:

 

-Senate meets at 10 a.m. Tuesday and House meets at 1 p. m. Tuesday.

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