In the last issue of The GPMemorandum, we covered the “Protect Alabama Small Businesses Act,” the first major state franchise relationship bill to be considered this year. The Alabama State Senate version of the bill (SB129) passed the Alabama Senate on March 16, 2019. The identical House companion bill (HB352) was voted out of committee with a favorable recommendation on April 4, 2019. While a final vote on the bill was expected by many to occur this month, the Alabama Legislature did not take the bill up for final vote before adjourning the 2019 regular session on May 31, 2019.
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