The executive director of the board shall receive and account for all moneys derived from the operation of this chapter. Such moneys shall be certified into the treasury in a fund to be known as the Fund of the Board for the Registration of Architects. Such fund shall be drawn against only for the purposes of this chapter.

Terms Used In Alabama Code 34-2-41

  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • 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
  • year: means a calendar year; but, whenever the word "year" is used in reference to any appropriations for the payment of money out of the treasury, it shall mean fiscal year. See Alabama Code 1-1-1

The fiscal year shall commence on the first day of October and end on the thirtieth day of September.

Each member of the board shall receive a per diem as recommended by the board consistent with applicable state laws for attending sessions of the board or its committee, and for the time spent in necessary travel to attend meetings of the board or its committee. In addition, each member of the board shall be reimbursed for traveling and clerical expenses incurred in carrying out the provisions of this chapter.

Expenses certified by the board as properly and necessarily incurred in the discharge of its duties, including, but limited to, authorized compensations, additional legal services, experts, clerks, office rent, and supplies, shall be paid out of the fund on the warrant of the Comptroller of the state. Such warrant shall be issued on requisitions signed by the chairman and executive director of the board. At no time in any fiscal year shall the total amount of warrants issued exceed the total amount of moneys accumulated in this fund.

The board may make donations from its surplus funds to any state educational institution which has an accredited school of architecture for assistance in promoting education and research programs in architecture.

The chairman and the executive director of the board shall give a surety bond in an amount no less than the previous year’s budget payable to the State of Alabama and conditioned upon the faithful performance of their duties under this chapter. The premium of the bond shall be paid out of the moneys in the Fund of the Board for the Registration of Architects.

(Acts 1979, No. 79-676, p. 1198, §12; Act 2010-501, p. 796, §1; Act 2010-534, p. 894, §1.)