Mechanical Insulators LMCT Information for Alabama

Political Activism

Alabama State Information

Alabama is a Bicameral body that meets in its capital, Montgomery. That means both chambers work together to create laws. There are two chambers. A House and a Senate. Both chambers must agree on proposed legislation before it becomes law. Forty nine of our state legislatures are bicameral.  One state is unicameral. That means they only have one chamber. That state is Nebraska.

In Alabama, House and Senate members serve four year terms and are all elected in the same cycle. The last election was 11/18, the next election will be 11/22. Their session begins the first tuesday in Feb. except in the first year of the four year term when they begin the first tuesday in March. In the fourth year, an election year it begins the second tuesday of January. Sessions meet for 30 meeting days that must be completed within 105 calendar days.

To run for the state legislature in Alabama the only requirement is you must be a resident of the district for one year prior to the election.

Alabama has thirty five Senators and one hundred five house members. The republicans control both chambers.

For further information on the Alabama State Legislature or to find your elected state officials click on the link below.

Bill Information

There are currently no bills that are active in the current Legislative Session and pertain to the Mechanical Insulation industry.


There are many instances where Mechanical Insulation, Firestopping and other construction issues are prevalent and relevant to our industry in legislation that is not at the state level. 

Campaigning for work in educational facilities, industrial plants, manufacturing facilities, medical facilities and office/residential facilities often position our industry to be successful. 

If you know of any upcoming legislation or efforts being campaigned for this state, please contact the LMCT.

When a bill is introduced for the state-wide efforts, we will update this section.

Federal Elected Officials

House Representatives and Senators


House of Representatives

1st District:

(Since 2021)

Jerry L. Carl (R)

2nd District:

(Since 2021)

Berry Moore (R)

3rd District:

(Since 2003)

Mike Rogers (R)

4th District:

(Since 1997)

Robert Aderholt (R)

5th District:

(Since 2011)

Mo Brooks (R)

6th District:

(Since 2015)

Gary Palmer (R)

7th District:

(Since 2011)

Terri Sewell (D)

Senators

PAC Guidelines

Political Action Committee Campaign Finance Compliance Guidelines for Alabama.


Political Action Committee Campaign Finance Compliance Guidelines for Alabama

Resident Agent Requirement? No. Federal PACs are not subject to Alabama’s Fair Campaign Practices Act.

Local Bank Requirement? No. Ala. Code § 17-5-6.

What type of funds are allowed? Voluntary and Non-Voluntary. Ala. Code § 17-5-17; Ala. Code § 17-5-14.1.

Registration and reporting requirements for Out-of-State PACs:

  • PACs must file a Statement of Organization Form within 10 days of receiving contributions and making expenditures that exceed $1,000 or within 10 days of anticipating receiving contributions and making contributions in an aggregate that exceed $1,000.

Registration and reporting requirements for Federal PACs:

  • None, right now. Federal PACs are not subject to Alabama’s Fair Campaign
    Practices Act. Alabama’s Elections Division suggests via telephone
    conversation that their office is awaiting an advisory opinion on this issue.

The FCPA prohibits a (non-federal) PAC from making expenditures to or receiving contributions from (Ala. Code § 17-5-15(b)):

  • Other PACs
  • Principal campaign committees
  • 527 organizations
  • It is unclear who that leaves to contribute to. This was not the legislative intent, so it is open and under discussion. Will update as more information becomes available.

Recipient

Contribution limits

Local Candidate: Unlimited. Ala. Code § 17-5-1 et seq.