ARSEA/APEAL HELD 2022 LEGISLATIVE DAY
RETIREE BONUS BILL PASSES COMMITTEE
ARSEA/APEAL held its annual Legislative Day at the Alabama State House on Wednesday as members from across the state gathered in Montgomery to personally lobby lawmakers on behalf of our longevity bonus legislation for state and local retirees.
Our association was well represented in the corridors and committee rooms of the State House as members from Muscle Shoals to Mobile, Auburn to Tuscaloosa, and other areas of the state took part in our major grassroots effort.
The ARSEA/APEAL delegation was in the audience when the House Ways and Means General Fund Committee awarded a favorable report to Senate Bill 111, which is our longevity bonus legislation sponsored by Sen. Del Marsh (R - Anniston) and Sen. Greg Albritton (R - Range). The House version is sponsored by Rep. Chris Sells (R - Greenville).
The bill now goes to the full House for consideration.
Following the vote, ARSEA/APEAL members personally thanked members of the committee and its chairman, State Rep. Steve Clouse (R - Ozark), for approving our measure.
An evening reception hosted by FOREPAC at the RSA Plaza Terrace, located just across the street from the State House, attracted several House and Senate members during their evening recess.
We appreciate everyone who took time to join our lobbying effort in Montgomery. Nothing is more effective in passing legislation than the personal, one-on-one request of voters from a lawmaker’s home district.
See below for pictures of this year's Legislative Day: