11 South Union Street
Montgomery, AL 36130
|Session length||3 months|
|Current session||07 Mar 2023 - 08 Jun 2023|
|Notes||Special Session January 19th - 31st 2022: ARPA Funds Organizational Session 1/10/2023|
Legislation topics recently referred to the committee include utilities, in addition to transportation department matters. The committee also includes a Utilities subcommittee.
Relevant legislation topics include the Oil and Gas Board, the Board of Heating and Air Conditioning Contractors, and the Board of Electrical Contractors
Section 29-2-271: "The Permanent Joint Legislative Committee on Energy Policy is created for the purpose of developing the Alabama Energy Plan to recommend to the Governor and the Legislature courses of action to address the state's long-term and short-term energy challenges. The plan shall include, without limitation, recommendations relating to oil and gas production and future oil and gas development that are found both onshore and offshore in Alabama, as well as renewable and alternative energy sources."
This committee oversees public utilities in addition to commerce and transportation. Legislation topics recently referred to the committee include Alabama Public Service Commission authority over waste collection companies, in addition to transportation department matters and public works contracts.