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State and Nation

April 17, 2013

Summary of action in Alabama Legislature


—Senate Finance and Taxation-General Fund Committee meets at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday in room 727.

—Senate Finance and Taxation-Education Committee meets at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday in room 727.

—Senate Health Committee meets at noon Wednesday in room 304 to consider a bill to restructure the state Medicaid program.

—Senate Judiciary Committee meets at 1 p.m. Wednesday in room 325 to consider school bus safety legislation.

—House Ways and Means General Fund Committee meets at 1:30 p.m. in room 617 to consider a General Fund budget to fund non-education agencies.

—House Judiciary Committee meets at 1:15 p.m. Wednesday in room 123 to consider a bill to have all death penalty appeals go directly to the Alabama Supreme Court rather than to the Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals.

—House Education Policy Committee meets at 3 p.m. Wednesday in room 418 to consider a bill to allow home schooled students to participate in sports and other extracurricular activities in public schools.

—House and Senate meet at 9 a.m. Thursday.

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