On May 29, 1997 the Alabama State Legislature enacted Act 97-711 (Code of Alabama, Section 34-1A), providing for the establishment of the State of Alabama Electronic Security Board of Licensure (AESBL) which is appointed and serves at the pleasure of the Governor of the State of Alabama. The AESBL is self-funded and neither contributes money to nor receives money from the State General Fund. Click on the "About" tab at the top of this page for more information on the AESBL.