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Alabama

Alabama

Alabama (AL)


Capital: Montgomery

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State Code

Facts & Statistics

STATE STATISTICS 
Population 2018
4,887,871 
Population 2017 4,875,120
Population 2016 4,864,745
Below Poverty 2018 16.0
Below Poverty 2017  16.9
Below Poverty 2016  16.2
Employment – Population Ratio 2018 54.9
Employment – Population Ratio 2017 54.3
Employment – Population Ratio 2016  52.7
Unemployed 2018 3.9
Unemployed 2017 4.4
Unemployed 2016  6.0
Foreclosure Rate 2018  1 of 1,790
STATE FACTS
The word “Alabama” means tribal town in the Creek Indian Language.
The Monarch butterfly (Danaus pleipuss) is the state’s official insect.
Alabama workers built the first rocket to put humans on the moon.

 
Employment – Population Ratio 2017

Government

ELECTED OFFICIALS
 Governor
Kay Ivey  (R)
 Lieutenant Governor Will Ainsworth (R)
 Attorney General Steve Marshall (R)
 Secretary of State John Merrill (R)
 State Senate Control R – 27; D – 8
 State House Control R -77; D -38

Legislative Process

LEGISLATIVE DATES AND DEADLINES
Convenes February 4, 2020
Sine Die Adjournment March 27, 2020
Committee Action Deadlines N/A
Crossover Deadline None
Carryover from Previous Session No
Governor’s Signing Deadline (in session) Six days, Sundays excepted
Governor’s Signing Deadline (after adjournment) 10 days, or it is pocket vetoed 
Veto Override Simple majority 
Legislation Effective Date Upon enactment

Notable Laws & Legislation

SAFE Act
Security Breach Notification Law

Enforcement

Regulatory Actions

Featured Regulations
Regulatory Guidelines

Political Geography


Map of Legislative Districts
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County Map
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