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Proposed Rule Changes

Key:

  • Upcoming Rule Hearings: Awaiting Public Hearing
  • Rules Pending Agency Certification: Hearing Held; 90 days to Certification
  • Rules Pending Final Adoption: Awaiting Required 45 day Period for Legislative Oversight Review

Rulemaking Timeline Under Administrative Procedures Act Title 41 Chapter 22

  1. Proposed Rule Filed with LSA (3rd week of each month)
  2. Notice of Intended Action published in the Alabama Administrative Monthly §41-22-5(a)(1)
  3. Department holds Public Hearing 35 – 90 days from publication date §41-22-5(a)(1)
  4. Hearing Officer makes recommendation to Revenue Commissioner
  5. Final Approval from Revenue Commissioner
  6. Final Rule must be filed with LSA within 90 days of Public Hearing §41-22-6(b)
  7. A business impact statement included, if required §41-22-5.1(c)
  8. Rule becomes effective 45 days after the Certification of the Administrative Rule is published in the Administrative Monthly §41-22-6(c)

Upcoming Rule Hearings

All interested parties may present their views in writing to the Secretary of the Alabama Department of Revenue, Room 4131, Gordon Persons Building, 50 N Ripley Street, Montgomery, Alabama 36132 at any time during the thirty-five (35) day period following publication of the notice or by appearing at the hearing.

Generally, public hearings are held in the Gordon Persons Building, Room 1203, located at 50 North Ripley Street, Montgomery, Alabama 36132. There are two public entrances to the Gordon Persons Building, the Ripley/Pelham Entrance and the Monroe/Jackson Entrance. For Directions to Room 1203 from these entrances click here.

Rule Number Description Intended Action Substance of Proposed Action Date, Time; Location, Hearing to be Held
810-5-1-.485 Implementation of Federal Driver’s Privacy Protection Act (DPPA) Repeal & New In compliance with the Red Tape Reduction Act 2013-88, the rule has been repealed and replaced with a more concise version that includes information about the electronic request and payment for motor vehicle records and the protections provided under the Federal Driver’s Privacy Protection Act.      To be determined and announced at a later date.
810-5-75-.31.02 Abandoned Motor Vehicle Record Request Repeal In accordance with the Red Tape Reduction Act 2013-88, the rule has been reviewed and consolidated with Admin. Rule 810-5-1-.485 to provide more accurate and better guidance to taxpayers on the request of motor vehicle records and the protections of the Federal Driver’s Privacy Protection Act.       To be determined and announced at a later date.

Rules Pending Agency Certification

Rule Number Description Intended Action Substance of Proposed Action Date, Time; Location, Hearing was Held

Rules Pending Final Adoption

Rule Number Description Intended Action Substance of Proposed Action Date, Time; Location, Hearing was Held