Terri Collins

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Terri Collins
Member of the Alabama House of Representatives
from the 8th district
Assumed office
November 3, 2010
Personal details
Born(1958-05-06)May 6, 1958
Birmingham, Alabama
Political partyRepublican

Terri Collins is an American politician. She is a member of the Alabama House of Representatives from the 8th District, serving since 2010. Collins has sponsored 469 bills as of March 1, 2017.[1][needs update] She is a Republican.[2][3][4]

She was born and raised in Birmingham, Alabama. She met her husband Tom while in college at the University of Alabama and moved to Decatur in 1982 to raise three children. She served as the Vice President of Marketing and Sales of a bank for 16 years before election to the House of Representatives in 2010.[5]

She introduced the "Human Life Protection Act", a bill that Debbie Elliott of NPR said would become the most restrictive abortion ban in the United States if enacted. Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey signed the bill into law on Wednesday, May 15, 2019.


  1. ^ "Terri Collins". Open States. Retrieved March 1, 2017.
  2. ^ "Terri Collins". Alabama Legislature website. Retrieved March 1, 2017.
  3. ^ "Terri Collins". Ballotpedia. Retrieved March 1, 2017.
  4. ^ Elliott, Debbie (May 1, 2019). "Alabama Lawmakers Move To Outlaw Abortion In Challenge To Roe V. Wade". NPR.
  5. ^ Collins, Terri. "Terri Collins Personal Website". Terri Collins. Retrieved 15 May 2019.