Alabama's original Underground Damage Prevention Legislation was enacted in January 1995. The following link is a pdf of the act. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to view this document. In 2014, revisions were made to the law with purpose of removing some exemptions, meeting federal guidelines and establishing a process for design/survey requests. These changes went into effect on January 1, 2015.
Alabama Act 94-487 (original)
Here is a copy of the new law signed by Governor Bentley on April 2, 2014.
Quick Reference Guide to the changes that become effective
HB62 Introduced in the 2015 Legislative session to revise the definiton of routine maintnenace to remove
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