Robert Bentley

Governor of Alabama

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Name: Robert Bentley

Office Title: Governor of Alabama

First Elected: 11/02/2010

Last Elected: Next Election

Office Address:

Gender: Male

Family: Wife: Dianne; 4 Children: Paul, John Mark, Luke, Matthew

Date of Birth: 02/03/1943

Place of Birth: Columbiana, AL

Home City: Tuscaloosa, AL

Religion: Baptist


Date

Bill No. Bill Title

Outcome

Vote

April 21, 2010 HB 105 Required Physical Education Concurrence Vote Passed - House
(72 - 7)
Yea
April 21, 2010 SB 121 Highway Construction Appropriations from the Alabama Trust Fund Conference Report Adopted - House
(86 - 13)
Yea
April 21, 2010 SB 162 PACT Funding and Tuition Restrictions Conference Report Adopted - House
(85 - 7)
Yea
March 4, 2010 HB 44 Tennessee Valley Authority Fund Allocation Modification Veto Override Passed - House
(56 - 21)
Did Not Vote
Feb. 23, 2010 HJR 54 Referendum on Constitutional Convention Motion Agreed - House
(58 - 32)
Yea
Feb. 16, 2010 HB 44 Tennessee Valley Authority Payment Allocation Modification Concurrence Vote Passed - House
(52 - 26)
Yea
Aug. 12, 2009 HB 13 Authorizes an Occupational Tax for Jefferson County Bill Passed - House
(17 - 15)
Nay
April 30, 2009 HB 175 Permitting Elections in Smaller Municipalities on Allowing Alcohol Veto Override Passed - House
(54 - 19)
Nay
April 30, 2009 SB 373 Deregulation of Landline Phone Service Rates Bill Passed - House
(67 - 24)
Yea
April 23, 2009 HB 533 Hate Crime Law Expansion Bill Passed - House
(46 - 41)
Nay
April 21, 2009 HB 175 Permitting Elections in Smaller Municipalities on Allowing Alcohol Concurrence Vote Passed - House
(49 - 23)
Did Not Vote
March 3, 2009 HB 373 Higher Alcohol Content Limit for Beer Bill Passed - House
(49 - 37)
Nay
May 31, 2008 SB 51 2008-2009 Education Budget Bill Passed - House
(98 - 4)
Yea
May 6, 2008 HB 829 Hate Crime Legislation Regarding Victim's Sexual Orientation Bill Passed - House
(46 - 44)
Nay
May 1, 2008 HB 787 State Employees in Public Office Bill Passed - House
(57 - 36)
Did Not Vote
April 15, 2008 HB 274 Food Sales Tax Repeal Bill Passed - House
(63 - 38)
Yea
March 4, 2008 HB 196 Relaxing Alcohol Sales Restrictions Bill Passed - House
(48 - 42)
Nay
May 24, 2007 HB 112 Gill Net Fishing Ban Bill Passed - House
(74 - 21)
Yea
May 2, 2007 HB 507 Sunday Liquor Sales Bill Passed - House
(59 - 28)
Nay
March 20, 2007 HJR 29 State Legislature Pay Increase Veto Override Passed - House
(57 - 41)
Nay
April 18, 2006 SB 446 Eminent Domain Conference Report Rejected - House
(54 - 25)
Did Not Vote
April 6, 2006 SB 446 Eminent Domain Bill Passed - House
(94 - 3)
Yea
April 5, 2006 HB 51 Presidential Primary Date Bill Passed - House
(79 - 14)
Yea
March 29, 2006 Executive Amendment 84452-1 to HB 272 Educational Funds Amendment Nonconcurrence Vote Passed - House
(63 - 38)
Nay

Profession: Dermatologist (retired)

Education:
High school: Shelby County High School (1960) Bachelor's: University of Alabama-Tuscaloosa (1964) M.D. : University of Alabama School of Medicine (1968)

Political Experience:
Governor, State of Alabama, 2010-present Representative, Alabama State House of Representatives, 2002-2010 Delegate, Republican National Convention, 2008

Professional Experience:
Founding Partner/President, Alabama Dermatological Associates, 1974-present Resident, Dermatology, University of Alabama, 1974 Captain, United States Air Force, Vietnam, 1969-1971

Non Legislative Committees:
Chair, Appalachian Regional Commission, present Member, Economic Development and Commerce Commission, National Governor's Association, present Co-Chair, Governor's Task Force on Prescription Drug Abuse, National Governor's Association, present Chair, Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission, present Member, Platform Committee, Republican National Convention, 2008

Current Legislative Committees:

Organization:
President, Alabama Dermatology Society, 1982, 1987 Member, Academy of Dermatology Co-Founder/Board Member, Alabama Medical Education Consortium Member, Alabama State Medical Association Member, Alabama Wildlife Federation Member, American Legion Alabama Representative, American Medical Association, National Advisory Board, Chair, Board of Deacons, First Baptist Church Tuscaloosa Member, Family Counseling Advisory Board, First Baptist Church Tuscaloosa Sunday School Teacher, First Baptist Church Tuscaloosa Member, Advisory Board, Youth for Christ, First Baptist Church Tuscaloosa Board Member, Judson College Member, State Advisory Board, Sexually Transmitted Diseases Member, Tuscaloosa County Medical Society Life Member, Vietnam Veterans of America Member, West Alabama Chamber of Commerce

Awards and Publications:
He was the 2009 winner of the Statesmanship Award from the Christian Coalition of Alabama

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