(a) As used in this part, the following words, terms, and phrases shall have the following respective meanings except where the context clearly indicates a different meaning:

Terms Used In Alabama Code 45-37-249.02

  • following: means next after. See Alabama Code 30-3D-608
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.

(1) ACT 405. Act 405 of the 1967 Regular Session of the Legislature (Acts 1967, p. 1021), as amended.

(2) AVERAGE DAILY MEMBERSHIP. The meaning ascribed in Section 16-13-232.

(3) COMMITTEE. The Jefferson County Community Service Committee authorized in Section 45-37-249.10.

(4) COUNTY. Jefferson County, Alabama.

(5) COUNTY COMMISSION. The Jefferson County Commission.

(6) EXISTING SCHOOL WARRANTS. Collectively, the following limited obligation warrants issued by the county for the benefit of public schools in the county: a. Limited Obligation School Warrants, Series 2004-A, b. Limited Obligation School Warrants, Series 2005-A and c. Limited Obligation School Warrants, Series 2005-B.

(7) JEFFERSON COUNTY LEGISLATIVE DELEGATION. The elected members of the House of Representatives and the Senate from districts wholly or partially within the county.

(8) REFUNDING SCHOOL WARRANTS. Any warrants or other obligations of the county issued after May 27, 2015, to refinance, on such terms as the county commission shall determine in its discretion, either a. the existing school warrants, or b. any warrants subsequently issued for the purpose of refinancing such warrants. Refunding school warrants shall be issued under the statutes codified as Chapter 28 of Title 11, as heretofore or hereafter amended, or any other law of the state available for such purpose. Refunding school warrants shall be limited obligations of the county secured by, and payable solely from, the portion of the taxes authorized by this part and described in Section 45-37-249.08(a). Refunding school warrants shall not be payable from any other revenues of the county and shall not constitute a general debt or obligation of the county within the meaning of any provision of the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, as heretofore or hereafter amended.

(9) STATE SALES TAX. The tax or taxes imposed by the state sales tax statutes.

(10) STATE SALES TAX STATUTES. Division 1 of Article 1 of Chapter 23 of Title 40, as heretofore or hereafter amended, including all other statutes of the state which expressly set forth any exemptions from the computation of the tax levied in the state sales tax statutes and all other statutes of the state which expressly apply to or purport to affect the administration of the state sales tax statutes, and the incidence and collection of the taxes imposed therein.

(11) STATE USE TAX. The tax or taxes imposed by the state use tax statutes.

(12) STATE USE TAX STATUTES. Article 2 of Chapter 23 of Title 40, as heretofore or hereafter amended, including all other statutes of the state which expressly set forth any exemptions from the computation of the tax levied in the state use tax statutes and all other statutes of the state which expressly apply to or purport to affect the administration of the state use tax statutes, and the incidence and collection of the taxes imposed therein.

(13) 2015 SALES TAX FUND. A governmental fund of the county which is created hereunder and shall be entitled Jefferson County 2015 Sales Tax Fund.

(b) Except where another meaning is clearly indicated by the context, all definitions set forth in the state sales tax statutes and the state use tax statutes shall be effective as definitions of the words, terms, and phrases used in this part. All words, terms, and phrases used herein, other than those hereinabove specifically defined, shall have the respective meanings ascribed to them in the state sales tax statutes or the state use tax statutes and shall have the same scope and effect that the same words, terms, and phrases have where used in the state sales tax statutes or the state use tax statutes.

(Act 2015-226, §3.)