During her term as a legislator, Laura Hall, has authored many bills. The 2018 legislative session, two of the bills introduced were enacted into law. Of particular interest to many families in is HB 427 which creates a "Silver Alert" to assist in finding missing persons with Alzheimer or dementia. It will also provide training for Law Enforcement. Rep Hall vows to keep fighting for Alabama's mental health in future session. HB 474 is a state holiday designation of Rosa Park's Day, first day of December for cities and counties. She also co-sponsored with Rep Jack Williams a bill which strengthen Alabama's fight against human trafficking, a problem which has plagued our state for many years.
Some of the other bills include:
HB 445 Provides an income tax credit for the rehabilitation, preservation and development of colleges and universities, more than historical buildings and businesses.
HB 83 Penny Trust Fund transmitted to State Board of Education and Department of Public Health for AIDS treatment and education
HB 61 Creates a subsidy program for kinship guardian
HB 278 Establish program to issue non driver ID to resident parolees upon release.
HB 391 Prohibit use of false identification for sales of tobacco products to minors.
HB 46 Madison County ( 23rd Judicial Circuit) addition of additional circuit judge.
HB 505 Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University , board of trustees authorized to have at-large members from outside the state.
HB 9 Cooperative Extension Service name changed to Cooperative Extension System.
HB 228 Alabama residential Landlord and Tenant Act.
HB 20 Marriage, minimum age raised fro 14 to 16, with parent or guardian consent.
HB 379 Aviation fuel used for jet or turbine aircraft exempt from state tax.
HB 115 Newborn babies up to 72 hours old may be taken to a hospital instead of being abandoned.
Laura has also fought to :
Provide funding for individuals who would like to start their own business after being released from prison.
Provide funding that will ensure enough money is for AIDS Drug Assistance Program, so there is no waiting list.
Co Sponsors with County Commission District 6,( JesHenry Malone), Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program which offers free tax help to people who generally make $54,000 or less, persons with disabilities and limited English speaking taxpayers who need assistance in preparing their own tax returns.