There is hereby created the Alabama Department of Corrections, hereinafter referred to as “the department” which shall have all of the duties, responsibilities, authority, power, assets, liabilities, property, funds, appropriations, contractual rights and obligations, property rights and personnel, whether accruing or vested, by operation or by law and which are not in conflict with this section and Sections 14-1-1.2 through 14-1-1.5 which, prior to the enactment of Sections 14-1-15 through 14-1-17, were vested in a Board of Corrections and which, by virtue of such statutes, vested in the Governor of the State of Alabama.

(Acts 1983, 1st Ex. Sess., No. 83-69, p. 71, §1.)

Terms Used In Alabama Code 14-1-1.1

  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • property: includes both real and personal property. See Alabama Code 1-1-1
  • state: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the several territories of the United States. See Alabama Code 1-1-1