As used in this article, the following words and phrases shall have the following meanings, respectively, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:

Terms Used In Alabama Code 15-18-111

  • commissioner: The Commissioner of the Department of Corrections

    (3) STATE CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTION. See Alabama Code 15-18-111

  • department: The Department of Corrections. See Alabama Code 15-18-111
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • following: means next after. See Alabama Code 1-1-1
  • inmate: A person who has served at least 90 days in any jail or penal facility, either male or female, who has been convicted of a felony and sentenced to a term of confinement and treatment in a state correctional institution under the jurisdiction of the department. See Alabama Code 15-18-111
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • person: includes a corporation as well as a natural person. See Alabama Code 1-1-1
  • program: Supervised Intensive Restitution (SIR) program. See Alabama Code 15-18-111
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • 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

(1) DEPARTMENT. The Department of Corrections.

(2) COMMISSIONER. The Commissioner of the Department of Corrections

(3) STATE CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTION. Any correctional institution under the jurisdiction of the department.

(4) INMATE. A person who has served at least 90 days in any jail or penal facility, either male or female, who has been convicted of a felony and sentenced to a term of confinement and treatment in a state correctional institution under the jurisdiction of the department.

(5) PROGRAM. Supervised Intensive Restitution (SIR) program.

(Acts 1983, 3rd Ex. Sess., No. 83-838, p. 62, §2; Acts 1990, No. 90-555, p. 945.)