Article 1 General Provisions 10-2B-1.01 – 10-2B-1.41
Article 2 Incorporation 10-2B-2.01 – 10-2B-2.08
Article 3 Purposes and Powers 10-2B-3.01 – 10-2B-3.04
Article 4 Name 10-2B-4.01 – 10-2B-4.03
Article 5 Office and Agent 10-2B-5.01 – 10-2B-5.04
Article 6 Shares and Distributions 10-2B-6.01 – 10-2B-6.40
Article 7 Shareholders 10-2B-7.01 – 10-2B-7.32
Article 8 Directors and Officers 10-2B-8.01 – 10-2B-8.63
Article 10 Amendment of Articles of Incorporation and Bylaws 10-2B-10.01 – 10-2B-10.22
Article 11 Merger and Share Exchange 10-2B-11.01 – 10-2B-11.08
Article 12 Sale or Mortgage of Assets 10-2B-12.01 – 10-2B-12.02
Article 13 Dissenters’ Rights 10-2B-13.01 – 10-2B-13.32
Article 14 Dissolution 10-2B-14.01 – 10-2B-14.40
Article 15 Foreign Corporations 10-2B-15.01 – 10-2B-15.45
Article 16 Records and Reports 10-2B-16.01 – 10-2B-16.22
Article 17 Application 10-2B-17.01 – 10-2B-17.03

Terms Used In Alabama Code > Title 10 > Chapter 2B

  • abandonment: A voluntary and intentional relinquishment of the custody of a minor by parent, or a withholding from the minor, without good cause or excuse, by the parent, of his or her presence, care, love, protection, maintenance, or the opportunity for the display of filial affection, or the failure to claim the rights of a parent, or the failure to perform the duties of a parent. See Alabama Code 26-10A-2
  • ACCOUNT HOLDER: A first-time and second chance home buyer who establishes, individually or jointly with another first-time and second chance home buyer, a first-time and second chance home buyer savings account. See Alabama Code 24-11-3
  • ACCUMULATED CONTRIBUTIONS: The sum of all the amounts deducted from the compensation of a member credited to his or her individual account in the District Attorneys' Plan, together with regular interest thereon. See Alabama Code 12-17-227
  • acjic: The Alabama Criminal Justice Information Center. See Alabama Code 26-19A-3
  • Acquittal:
    1. Judgement that a criminal defendant has not been proved guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.
    2. A verdict of "not guilty."
     
  • ACTUARIAL EQUIVALENT: A benefit of equal value when computed upon the basis of the mortality tables adopted by the Board of Control and regular interest. See Alabama Code 12-17-227
  • adeca: The Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs. See Alabama Code 24-8-3
  • ADJOINING COUNTY: A county the boundary of which abuts either land on which the establishing county has established a park or recreational area or land which the establishing county has designated for the establishment thereon of a park or recreational area. See Alabama Code 11-18-20
  • Adjourn: A motion to adjourn a legislative chamber or a committee, if passed, ends that day's session.
  • administration: The United States Veterans' Administration or its successor. See Alabama Code 26-9-2
  • ADMINISTRATIVE FEE: The fee charged to a client by a professional employer organization for professional employer services. See Alabama Code 25-14-3
  • administrator: The Secretary of the Department of Labor or his or her designee. See Alabama Code 25-13-2
  • administrator: The Administrator of Veterans' Affairs of the United States Veterans' Administration. See Alabama Code 26-9-2
  • adoptee: The person being adopted. See Alabama Code 26-10A-2
  • adult: An individual 19 years of age or older. See Alabama Code 12-15-102
  • adult: A person who is 19 years of age or older or who by statute is otherwise deemed an adult. See Alabama Code 26-10A-2
  • Advice and consent: Under the Constitution, presidential nominations for executive and judicial posts take effect only when confirmed by the Senate, and international treaties become effective only when the Senate approves them by a two-thirds vote.
  • ADVISORY COMMITTEE: The Alabama Housing Trust Fund Advisory Committee. See Alabama Code 24-10-2
  • affiliate: With respect to any lender, any person, firm or corporation controlled by, or under common control with, such lender, and any person, firm or corporation controlling such lender. See Alabama Code 2-3A-2
  • aftercare: Conditions and supervision as the juvenile court orders after release from the Department of Youth Services. See Alabama Code 12-15-102
  • AGRICULTURAL CENTER BOARD: The board of that name established pursuant to Article 2 of this chapter. See Alabama Code 2-6-70
  • AGRICULTURAL FUND: The fund of that name created and administered pursuant to Article 1, Chapter 9, Title 2. See Alabama Code 2-6-70
  • AGRICULTURAL OPERATIONS: Farming, ranching, the production of agricultural commodities (including, without limitation, the products of aquaculture and silvaculture) or the treating, processing, storing, manufacturing, marketing, distribution or exporting of agricultural commodities; provided, however, that such term shall not include any operation the principal purpose of which is the selling at retail of agricultural commodities or related products; provided, further, that costs of agricultural operations shall specifically include, but not be limited to, costs of acquiring and improving real and personal property, repairs, annual operating expenses, family living expenses and refinancing of debt incurred for any such costs. See Alabama Code 2-3A-2
  • AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS: Such term shall include horticultural, viticultural, forestry, dairy, livestock, poultry, bee, fish, aquatic and seafood products and any farm products. See Alabama Code 2-10-50
  • AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS: The products of field, pasture, meadow and garden; fruits, melons, berries, nuts, vegetables, livestock, poultry and poultry products, dairy products, fish, aquatic and seafood products and all other things commonly known as agricultural products. See Alabama Code 2-10-90
  • aids: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome. See Alabama Code 22-11A-50
  • AIR NAVIGATION FACILITY: Any facility used in, available for use in, or designed for use, in aid of air navigation, including any structures, mechanisms, lights, beacons, markers, communicating systems or other instrumentalities or devices used or useful as an aid or constituting an advantage or convenience to the safe taking-off, navigation and landing of aircraft, or the safe and efficient operation or maintenance of an airport, and any combination of any or all of such facilities. See Alabama Code 4-3-1
  • AIR NAVIGATION FACILITY: Any facility used in, available for use in, or designed for use in aid of, air navigation, including any structures, mechanisms, lights, beacons, markers, communicating systems or other instrumentalities or devices used or useful as an aid, or constituting an advantage or convenience to the safe taking-off, navigation and landing of aircraft, or the safe and efficient operation or maintenance of an airport, and any combination of any or all of such facilities. See Alabama Code 4-3-40
  • aircraft: Any contrivance now known or hereafter invented, used or designed for navigation of or flight in the air, except a parachute or other contrivance designed for use primarily as safety equipment. See Alabama Code 4-3-1
  • aircraft: Any contrivance now known or hereafter invented, used or designed for navigation of or flight in the air, except a parachute or other contrivance designed for use primarily as safety equipment. See Alabama Code 4-3-40
  • airport: Any area of land or water which is used, or intended for use, for the landing, taking-off, storage, parking or dispersal of aircraft, and any appurtenant areas which are used, or intended for use, for airport buildings, facilities or rights-of-way, together with all airport buildings, structures and facilities located thereon. See Alabama Code 4-3-1
  • airport: Any area of land or water which is used, or intended for use, for the landing, take-off, storage, parking or dispersal of aircraft, and any appurtenant areas which are used, or intended for use, for airport buildings, facilities or rights-of-way, together with all airport buildings, structures and facilities located thereon. See Alabama Code 4-3-40
  • AIRPORT BUILDING: Any building used or to be used in connection with the construction, enlargement, development, maintenance or operation of an airport or heliport or in connection with the exercise of any power of the authority. See Alabama Code 4-3-1
  • AIRPORT BUILDING: Any building used or to be used in connection with the construction, enlargement, development, maintenance or operation of an airport or heliport or in connection with the exercise of any power of the authority. See Alabama Code 4-3-40
  • AIRPORT FACILITY: Any building, structure, land, right-of-way, equipment or instrumentality used or to be used in connection with the construction, enlargement, development, maintenance or operation of an airport or heliport or in connection with the exercise of any power of the authority. See Alabama Code 4-3-1
  • AIRPORT FACILITY: Any building, structure, land, right-of-way, equipment or instrumentality used or to be used in connection with the construction, enlargement, development, maintenance or operation of an airport or heliport or in connection with the exercise of any power of the authority. See Alabama Code 4-3-40
  • Alabama bank: means a bank whose home state is Alabama. See Alabama Code 5-13B-21
  • ALABAMA HOUSING TRUST FUND: The trust fund created pursuant to Section 24-10-4. See Alabama Code 24-10-2
  • Alabama state bank: means a bank chartered under the laws of Alabama. See Alabama Code 5-13B-21
  • aldot: The Alabama State Department of Transportation provided for in Section 23-1-20. See Alabama Code 23-8-3
  • ALLOWABLE CLOSING COSTS: A disbursement listed on a settlement statement for the purchase of a single-family residence in Alabama by a first-time and second chance home buyer. See Alabama Code 24-11-3
  • Amortization: Paying off a loan by regular installments.
  • annuity: Payments for life derived from the accumulated contributions of a member. See Alabama Code 12-17-227
  • ANNUITY ISSUER: An insurer that has issued a contract to fund periodic payments under a structured settlement. See Alabama Code 6-11-51
  • ANNUITY STARTING DATE: The first day for which a benefit is payable as an annuity or any other form under Section 45-49A-63. See Alabama Code 45-49A-63
  • applicant: A natural person who files a written application with the governing body of any county or municipality or public corporation or cooperative in accordance with the provisions of Section 11-89-3. See Alabama Code 11-89-1
  • applicant: A natural person who files a written application with the governing body of any county or municipality or public corporation in accordance with the provisions of Section 11-99B-3. See Alabama Code 11-99B-1
  • applicant: A natural person who files a written application with the governing body of the city in accordance with Section 45-35A-52. See Alabama Code 45-35A-52.01
  • applicant: A natural person who files a written application with the governing body of a county or municipality, or two or more thereof, in accordance with Section 11-101A-3. See Alabama Code 11-101A-2
  • APPLICATION FOR CONVERSION: That written application, on a form to be prescribed by the superintendent, which is filed with the superintendent requesting approval of a plan of conversion. See Alabama Code 5-7A-61
  • APPOINTING AUTHORITY: A department head. See Alabama Code 45-35A-51.01
  • appropriate municipal official: as used in this article shall mean any municipal building official or deputy and any other municipal official or municipal employee designated by the mayor or other chief executive officer of the municipality as the person to exercise the authority and perform the duties delegated by this article. See Alabama Code 11-40-31
  • approved: Conforming to the recognized codes and regulatory requirements adopted by the commission. See Alabama Code 24-4A-2
  • APPROVED INSPECTION AGENCY: An organization meeting the commission's requirements to provide inspection of manufactured buildings and to insure compliance with national recognized codes, and rules and regulations adopted by the commission pursuant to this chapter. See Alabama Code 24-4A-2
  • Articles of incorporation: include amended and restated articles of incorporation and, in the case of a corporation existing on January 1, 1981, its certificate of incorporation, including any amended certificate, and also include, except where the context otherwise requires, articles of merger. See Alabama Code 10A-2-1.40
  • association: The Coosa County Association of Volunteer Fire Departments. See Alabama Code 45-19-141.02
  • association: as used in this article , shall refer to agricultural cooperative marketing associations and other organizations, whether incorporated or not, which have for their objects engaging in activities similar to those of a cooperative marketing association. See Alabama Code 2-10-20
  • association: Any corporation organized under this article. See Alabama Code 2-10-50
  • ATRIP-II COMMITTEE: The Alabama Transportation Rehabilitation and Improvement Program Committee-II established pursuant to this chapter. See Alabama Code 23-8-3
  • ATRIP-II PROJECTS: Those road and bridge rehabilitation and improvement projects submitted to and received by the ATRIP-II Committee for funding in accordance with this chapter. See Alabama Code 23-8-3
  • authority: A public corporation organized pursuant to the provisions of this article. See Alabama Code 4-3-1
  • authority: A public corporation organized pursuant to the provisions of this article. See Alabama Code 4-3-40
  • authority: A public corporation organized pursuant to the provisions of Article 1 of this chapter, as amended. See Alabama Code 11-88-40
  • authority: The public corporation organized pursuant to the provisions of this article. See Alabama Code 2-3A-2
  • authority: The Dothan Downtown Redevelopment Authority, a public corporation organized pursuant to this part. See Alabama Code 45-35A-52.01
  • authority: Any authority created pursuant to Act No. See Alabama Code 11-100-3
  • authority: The Shoals Economic Development Authority. See Alabama Code 45-39-92
  • authority: The Jackson County Water Authority, a public corporation organized pursuant to this part. See Alabama Code 45-36-252
  • authority: A public corporation organized pursuant to this chapter. See Alabama Code 11-101A-2
  • AUTHORIZING AMENDMENT: Amendment No. See Alabama Code 45-19-141.02
  • AUTHORIZING RESOLUTION: A resolution, adopted by a governing body in accordance with the provisions of Section 11-89-3, that authorizes the incorporation of a district. See Alabama Code 11-89-1
  • AUTHORIZING RESOLUTION: A resolution, adopted by a governing body in accordance with the provisions of Section 11-99B-3, that authorizes the incorporation of a district. See Alabama Code 11-99B-1
  • AUTHORIZING RESOLUTION: A resolution adopted by the governing body of the city in accordance with Section 45-35A-52. See Alabama Code 45-35A-52.01
  • AUTHORIZING RESOLUTION: A resolution adopted by the governing body of an authorizing subdivision in accordance with Section 11-101A-3, that authorizes the incorporation of an authority under this chapter. See Alabama Code 11-101A-2
  • AUTHORIZING SUBDIVISION: Any county, city or town in this state whose governing body receives an application for permission to organize an authority. See Alabama Code 4-3-1
  • AUTHORIZING SUBDIVISION: Any county or municipality in this state whose governing body receives and approves an application for permission to organize an authority. See Alabama Code 4-3-40
  • AUTHORIZING SUBDIVISION: Any county or municipality or public corporation or cooperative the governing body of which shall have adopted an authorizing resolution. See Alabama Code 11-89-1
  • AUTHORIZING SUBDIVISION: Any county or municipality or public corporation the governing body of which shall have adopted an authorizing resolution. See Alabama Code 11-99B-1
  • AUTHORIZING SUBDIVISION: Each county and municipality with the governing body of which an application for the incorporation of an authority under this chapter is filed. See Alabama Code 11-101A-2
  • AUTOMATED PEOPLE MOVER: An installation as defined as an automated people mover in ASCE 21. See Alabama Code 25-13-2
  • AVERAGE FINAL COMPENSATION: The average annual compensation of a district attorney with respect to which he or she had made contributions pursuant to Section 12-17-227. See Alabama Code 12-17-227
  • Balanced budget: A budget in which receipts equal outlays.
  • Bank holding company: has the meaning set forth in 12 U. See Alabama Code 5-13B-21
  • Bank supervisory agency: means :

    (1) The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, and any successor to these agencies; and

    (2) Any agency of another state with primary responsibility for chartering and supervising banks. See Alabama Code 5-13B-21

  • beneficiary: Any person in receipt of a pension, an annuity, a retirement allowance or other benefit as provided by this division. See Alabama Code 12-17-227
  • beneficiary: The person or persons named by a member by written designation filed with the board to receive payments under this plan after the member's death. See Alabama Code 45-49A-63
  • benefits: All moneys payable by the United States through the Veterans' Administration. See Alabama Code 26-9-2
  • board: The board of directors of the authority. See Alabama Code 4-3-1
  • board: The Board of Directors of the Alabama Local Government Training Institute. See Alabama Code 11-3-42
  • board: The board of directors of the authority. See Alabama Code 4-3-40
  • board: The board of directors of an authority. See Alabama Code 11-88-40
  • board: The board of directors of a district. See Alabama Code 11-89-1
  • board: The Board of Boilers and Pressure Vessels. See Alabama Code 25-12-2
  • board: The board of directors of the authority. See Alabama Code 2-3A-2
  • board: The State Board of Health. See Alabama Code 22-13-50
  • board: The Elevator Safety Review Board. See Alabama Code 25-13-2
  • board: The personnel board herein authorized. See Alabama Code 45-35A-51.01
  • board: The board of directors of a district. See Alabama Code 11-99B-1
  • board: The Agricultural Center Board created by Sections 2-6-1 and 2-6-2. See Alabama Code 2-6-50
  • board: The board of directors of the authority. See Alabama Code 45-35A-52.01
  • board: The State Board of Agriculture and Industries. See Alabama Code 2-8-310
  • board: The State Board of Agriculture and Industries. See Alabama Code 2-8-350
  • board: The board of directors of the authority comprised of the members of the Shoals Economic Development Authority. See Alabama Code 45-39-92
  • board: The Board of Directors of the Jackson County Water Authority. See Alabama Code 45-36-252
  • board: The Police and Fire Pension Board as constituted under Section 45-49A-63. See Alabama Code 45-49A-63
  • board: The board of directors of an authority. See Alabama Code 11-101A-2
  • board: The State Board of Agriculture and Industries of the State of Alabama. See Alabama Code 2-15-20
  • board: The Board of Agriculture and Industries of the State of Alabama. See Alabama Code 2-15-131
  • BOARD OF AGRICULTURE AND INDUSTRIES: The Alabama Board of Agriculture and Industries created pursuant to Section 2-3-1. See Alabama Code 2-6-70
  • BOARD OF CONTROL: The board provided for in Section 36-27-23 to administer the retirement system. See Alabama Code 12-17-227
  • BOARD OF DIRECTORS: The board of directors of the corporation. See Alabama Code 23-6-1
  • boiler: shall include fired units for heating or vaporizing liquids other than water where these units are separate from processing systems and are complete within themselves. See Alabama Code 25-12-2
  • bond: Any bond authorized to be issued pursuant to the provisions of this article. See Alabama Code 4-3-1
  • bond: Any bond authorized to be issued pursuant to the provisions of this article. See Alabama Code 4-3-40
  • bonds: Bonds, notes and certificates representing an obligation to pay money. See Alabama Code 11-89-1
  • bonds: Bonds, notes, certificates, bond, grant or revenue anticipation notes or any other evidence of indebtedness representing an obligation to pay money. See Alabama Code 2-3A-2
  • bonds: Those bonds, including the refunding bonds, issued under and pursuant to the provisions of this article. See Alabama Code 2-5A-30
  • bonds: Bonds, notes, and certificates representing an obligation to pay money. See Alabama Code 11-99B-1
  • bonds: Includes bonds, notes, and certificates representing an obligation to pay money. See Alabama Code 45-35A-52.01
  • bonds: Either general obligation bonds, limited obligation, or revenue bonds, or a combination thereof, issued after the effective date of this act by a city, county, or entities or authorities thereof in connection with the financing, in whole or in part, of eligible facilities. See Alabama Code 11-100-3
  • bonds: Bonds, notes, and certificates representing an obligation to pay money. See Alabama Code 45-36-252
  • bonds: Any bonds authorized to be issued by an authority hereunder, including refunding bonds. See Alabama Code 11-101A-2
  • brand: Any recorded identification mark applied to any position on the hide of livestock by means of heat, acid, or a chemical, except numbers used to keep production records or record of age. See Alabama Code 2-15-20
  • BREAK IN SERVICE: A period of absence which would constitute a break in the member's service under the Mobile County Personnel Board rules; provided, however, that periods of leave and periods of service in the uniformed services of the United States determined in accordance with Section 45-49A-63. See Alabama Code 45-49A-63
  • broadcaster: Any entity that is engaged in the business of broadcasting video or audio programs, whether through the public airwaves, by cable, by direct or indirect satellite transmissions, or by any other means of communication. See Alabama Code 26-19A-3
  • budget year: shall mean the fiscal year for which any particular budget is adopted and in which it is administered. See Alabama Code 11-43A-29
  • budget year: shall mean the fiscal year for which any particular budget is adopted and in which it is administered. See Alabama Code 11-43A-94
  • BUILDING COMMISSION: The Building Commission created under Article 6, Chapter 9, Title 41, and any successor agency thereto. See Alabama Code 2-6-70
  • business: A commercial or industrial establishment such as a store or factory, including any endeavor engaged in the buying or selling of commodities or services or involving a trade or the patronage of customers. See Alabama Code 45-19-141.02
  • Buyer: means a person who buys or contracts to buy goods. See Alabama Code 7-2-103
  • CAPITATION PAYMENT: A payment the state Medicaid

    Agency makes periodically to the integrated care network on behalf of each recipient enrolled under a contract for the provision of medical services pursuant to this article. See Alabama Code 22-6-220

  • CERTIFICATE OF INSPECTION: An inspection, the report of which is used by the chief inspector to determine whether or not a certificate as provided by subsection (c) of Section 25-12-15 may be issued. See Alabama Code 25-12-2
  • CERTIFICATE OF OPERATION: A document issued by the administrator that indicates that the conveyance has had the required safety inspection and tests, and fees have been paid as set forth in this chapter. See Alabama Code 25-13-2
  • Charge to the jury: The judge's instructions to the jury concerning the law that applies to the facts of the case on trial.
  • Charity: An agency, institution, or organization in existence and operating for the benefit of an indefinite number of persons and conducted for educational, religious, scientific, medical, or other beneficent purposes.
  • CHEMICAL SUBSTANCE: A substance intended to be used as a precursor in the manufacture of a controlled substance, or any other chemical intended to be used in the manufacture of a controlled substance. See Alabama Code 26-15-2
  • child: An individual under the age of 18 years, or under 21 years of age and before the juvenile court for a delinquency matter arising before that individual's 18th birthday, or under 19 years of age and before the juvenile court for a child in need of supervision matter or commitment to the State Department of Mental Health or under 19 years of age and before the juvenile court for a proceeding initiated under Section 12-15-115(b)(2). See Alabama Code 12-15-102
  • CHILD IN NEED OF SUPERVISION: A child who has been adjudicated by a juvenile court for doing any of the following and who is in need of care, rehabilitation, or supervision:

    a. See Alabama Code 12-15-102

  • Circumstantial evidence: All evidence except eyewitness testimony.
  • city: The City of Midfield, Alabama. See Alabama Code 45-37A-331.02
  • city: The City of Dothan, Alabama. See Alabama Code 45-35A-52.01
  • city: Any city in this state. See Alabama Code 11-100-3
  • city: The City of Mobile, Alabama. See Alabama Code 45-49A-63
  • CIVIL FINE: The monetary amount assessed by the city pursuant to this part for an adjudication of civil liability for a traffic signal violation, including municipal court costs associated with the infraction. See Alabama Code 45-37A-331.02
  • CIVIL VIOLATION: There is hereby created a noncriminal category of state law called a civil violation created and existing for the sole purpose of carrying out the terms of this part. See Alabama Code 45-37A-331.02
  • CLAIM INFORMATION: Data related to whether an individual is receiving, has received, or has made application for unemployment compensation, the amount of such compensation being received or to be received by the individual, and the individual's current or most recent home address. See Alabama Code 25-11-3
  • CLASSIFIED SERVICE: Includes all offices, positions, and employment in the City of Dothan as these offices, positions, and employment now or may hereafter exist, the holders of which are paid whether by salary, wages, or fees, in whole or in part, from funds of the city, except those expressly placed in the unclassified service. See Alabama Code 45-35A-51.01
  • CLEAR AND CONVINCING EVIDENCE: Evidence that, when weighed against evidence in opposition, will produce in the mind of the trier of fact a firm conviction as to each essential element of the claim and a high probability as to the correctness of the conclusion. See Alabama Code 6-11-20
  • client: A person or entity that enters into a professional employer agreement with a professional employer organization, including a worksite employer. See Alabama Code 25-14-3
  • CLOSED CONSTRUCTION: That condition when any building, component, assembly, subassembly, or system is manufactured in such a manner that all portions cannot be readily inspected at the site without disassembly or destruction thereof. See Alabama Code 24-4A-2
  • code: The Code of Alabama 1975, as amended. See Alabama Code 45-19-141.02
  • code: The Code of Alabama 1975, as amended. See Alabama Code 23-6-1
  • code: The Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended from time to time. See Alabama Code 45-49A-63
  • code: The Code of Alabama 1975. See Alabama Code 11-101A-2
  • coliseum: The existing coliseum building located in the Alabama Agricultural Center in the City of Montgomery. See Alabama Code 2-6-50
  • coliseum: The existing Garrett Coliseum and the grounds and other buildings and structures associated therewith, all owned by the Agricultural Center Board and located in the City of Montgomery, Alabama. See Alabama Code 2-6-70
  • collaborator: A private health carrier, third party purchaser, provider, health care center, health care facility, state and local governmental entity, or other public payers, corporations, individuals, and consumers who are expecting to collectively cooperate, negotiate, or contract with another collaborator, or integrated care network in the health care system. See Alabama Code 22-6-220
  • commission: The Coosa County Commission or other governing body of the county. See Alabama Code 45-19-141.02
  • commission: The Alabama Manufactured Housing Commission. See Alabama Code 24-4A-2
  • commissioner: The Commissioner of the State of Alabama, Department of Human Resources. See Alabama Code 25-11-3
  • commissioner: The Commissioner of Agriculture and Industries. See Alabama Code 2-8-310
  • commissioner: The Commissioner of Agriculture and Industries. See Alabama Code 2-8-350
  • commissioner: The Commissioner of Agriculture and Industries of the State of Alabama. See Alabama Code 2-15-20
  • commissioner: The Commissioner of Agriculture and Industries of the State of Alabama. See Alabama Code 2-15-131
  • commissioner: The Commissioner of the Department of Agriculture and Industries of the State of Alabama. See Alabama Code 2-15-150
  • committee: The citizens supervisory committee herein created. See Alabama Code 45-35A-51.01
  • Committee membership: Legislators are assigned to specific committees by their party. Seniority, regional balance, and political philosophy are the most prominent factors in the committee assignment process.
  • component: Any assembly, subassembly, or combination of parts for use as a part of a building, which may include structural, electrical, mechanical, and fire protection systems, and other systems affecting health and safety. See Alabama Code 24-4A-2
  • CONCISE LEGAL DESCRIPTION: A reasonably concise description of a particular geographic area which may be by metes and bounds or by reference to government surveys, recorded maps and plats, municipal, county or state boundary lines, well-defined landmarks and other monuments, or any combination of the foregoing. See Alabama Code 11-89-1
  • consent: Voluntarily agreeing to adoption. See Alabama Code 26-10A-2
  • Contract for sale: includes both a present sale of goods and a contract to sell goods at a future time. See Alabama Code 7-2-106
  • Control: shall be construed consistently with the provisions of 12 U. See Alabama Code 5-13B-21
  • CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE: Controlled substance as defined in subdivision (4) of Section 20-2-2. See Alabama Code 26-15-2
  • CONTROLLING PERSON: Any of the following:

    a. See Alabama Code 25-14-3

  • CONVENTION FACILITIES: Any property, real, personal or mixed, which is necessary or desirable in connection with a convention or meeting center, or similar facility, including without limitation, auditoriums, exhibition halls, facilities for food preparation and serving, parking facilities, and administrative offices in connection therewith. See Alabama Code 11-100-3
  • conveyance: Any elevator, dumbwaiter, escalator, moving sidewalk, platform lifts, stairway chairlifts, and automated people movers. See Alabama Code 25-13-2
  • cooperative: Any corporation organized under Article 9 (commencing with Section 10-4-190) of Chapter 4 of Title 10, or any successor thereto, to render water service or sewer service. See Alabama Code 11-89-1
  • corporation: Any corporation organized pursuant to the provisions of this article. See Alabama Code 11-20-30
  • corporation: The public corporation authorized to be created by this chapter. See Alabama Code 23-6-1
  • CORPORATION: Any public corporation which may be organized pursuant to any law now in force or hereafter enacted for the purpose of acquiring title to and completing the construction and equipment of the coliseum and the necessary facilities in connection therewith. See Alabama Code 2-6-50
  • corporation: The public corporation authorized to be created by this article. See Alabama Code 2-6-70
  • costs: As applied to any road and bridge project, all costs of construction or acquisition of any part thereof, including, but without limitation to, the costs of supervising, inspecting, and constructing any such project and all costs and expenses incidental thereto, the costs of locating, surveying and mapping, development of engineering plans and specifications, resurfacing, restoration and rehabilitation, acquisition of rights-of-way, utility relocation, and improvements which directly facilitate and control traffic flow, including grade separation of intersections, widening of lanes, channelization of traffic, and traffic-control systems. See Alabama Code 23-8-3
  • costs: When used with reference to or in connection with any public facility or any portion thereof, include all or any part of the cost of acquiring, constructing, altering, enlarging, extending, reconstructing, or remodeling such public facility, including the cost of all lands, structures, real or personal property, rights, rights-of-way, franchises, easements, permits, licenses, and interests acquired or used for, in connection with or with respect to such public facility, the cost of demolishing or removing any buildings or structures on land so acquired, including the cost of acquiring land to which such buildings or structures may be moved, the cost of all machinery, equipment, furniture, furnishings, and fixtures acquired or used for, in connection with or with respect to such public facility, the cost of architectural, engineering, financial, and legal services incurred in connection with the acquisition or construction of all or any part of such public facility and the financing thereof, including the expenses of preparing plans, specifications, surveys, and studies to determine the financial or engineering feasibility of such public facility, the cost of selling bonds, notes, warrants, or other debt instruments issued to finance such public facility or to refund debt previously incurred for such purpose, including underwriters' commissions and discounts, printing costs, fees of rating services, fees and disbursements of attorneys, accountants, financial advisors and other consultants, fees and disbursements of trustees and escrow agents, and other incidental expenses, the costs of insurance, letters of credit or other third party commitments for the payment of such bonds, notes, warrants, or other debt instruments obtained in order to enhance the marketability thereof, capitalized interest on money borrowed to pay the costs of such public facility prior to, during and for a period of not exceeding six months following the estimated completion of the acquisition or construction of such public facility, amounts used to fund reserves for the payment of debt service, repair and replacement costs and operating expenses, and such other expenses as may be incident to the acquisition, construction, and financing of such public facility and the placement thereof in operation. See Alabama Code 11-28-1.1
  • Counterclaim: A claim that a defendant makes against a plaintiff.
  • county: Each county in the state. See Alabama Code 11-9-20
  • county: Any of the 67 counties of the state. See Alabama Code 4-3-40
  • county: Any county in this state with respect to which a corporation may be organized. See Alabama Code 11-20-30
  • county: Coosa County. See Alabama Code 45-19-141.02
  • county: Any county in the state. See Alabama Code 11-89-1
  • county: Houston County. See Alabama Code 45-35-20.03
  • county: Any county in the state. See Alabama Code 11-99B-1
  • county: Jefferson County in Alabama. See Alabama Code 45-37A-331.02
  • county: Any county in this state. See Alabama Code 11-100-3
  • county: Jackson County. See Alabama Code 45-36-252
  • county: A political subdivision of the state created by statute to aid in the administration of government. See Alabama Code 11-24-1
  • county: Any county in the state. See Alabama Code 11-101A-2
  • county: Any county in the State of Alabama. See Alabama Code 11-28-1.1
  • COUNTY COMMISSION: The governing body as created in Section 11-3-1 and each county governing body created by local act. See Alabama Code 11-3-42
  • COUNTY COMMISSION: The chief administrative or legislative body of the county. See Alabama Code 11-24-1
  • coupon: Any interest coupon evidencing an installment of interest payable with respect to a bond. See Alabama Code 4-3-1
  • coupon: Any interest coupon evidencing an installment of interest payable with respect to a bond. See Alabama Code 4-3-40
  • COVERED EMPLOYEE: An individual having a relationship with a professional employer organization and a client who meets all of the following criteria:

    a. See Alabama Code 25-14-3

  • CUSTODIAN OF RECORDS: The person within the Department of Labor authorized to maintain the data collected under this chapter, including, but not limited to, all employment hiring data entered into the State Directory of New Hires, wage information, and unemployment claim and compensation information. See Alabama Code 25-11-3
  • dealer: Any person engaged in the business of buying livestock in the State of Alabama for resale, exchange or slaughter and meat packing purposes, either on his or her own account or as agent for others on a commission basis or otherwise. See Alabama Code 2-15-131
  • delegate: A person attending a national or regional convention or meeting in this state. See Alabama Code 11-100-3
  • DELINQUENT ACT: An act committed by a child that is designated a violation, misdemeanor, or felony offense pursuant to the law of the municipality, county, or state in which the act was committed or pursuant to federal law. See Alabama Code 12-15-102
  • DELINQUENT CHILD: A child who has been adjudicated for a delinquent act and is in need of care or rehabilitation. See Alabama Code 12-15-102
  • department: The State Banking Department as provided for and created in Section 5-2A-1. See Alabama Code 5-7A-61
  • department: Any volunteer fire department with which the Coosa County Association of Volunteer Fire Departments may enter into agreements with respect to providing fire protection, fire prevention, and related services and facilities within the county. See Alabama Code 45-19-141.02
  • department: Alabama Department of Revenue. See Alabama Code 24-11-3
  • department: The State of Alabama, Department of Industrial Relations. See Alabama Code 25-11-3
  • department: The State Department of Revenue. See Alabama Code 45-33-243
  • department: The Department of Labor. See Alabama Code 25-12-2
  • department: The Alabama Department of Public Health. See Alabama Code 22-13-50
  • department: The Alabama Department of labor. See Alabama Code 25-14-3
  • department: The Department of Agriculture and Industries. See Alabama Code 2-8-350
  • department: The Department of Agriculture and Industries. See Alabama Code 2-8-381
  • department: The Department of Agriculture and Industries of the State of Alabama. See Alabama Code 2-15-20
  • department: The Department of Agriculture and Industries of the State of Alabama. See Alabama Code 2-15-131
  • department: The Department of Agriculture and Industries of the State of Alabama. See Alabama Code 2-15-150
  • department: The Alabama State Law Enforcement Agency. See Alabama Code 26-19A-3
  • dependents: A payee's spouse and minor children and all other persons for whom the payee is legally obligated to provide support, including alimony. See Alabama Code 6-11-51
  • dependents: The spouse, children, or other dependents of the retired employee, as defined by and covered under the documents governing the governmental entities' benefit plans that provide post-employment benefits. See Alabama Code 11-104-2
  • Deposition: An oral statement made before an officer authorized by law to administer oaths. Such statements are often taken to examine potential witnesses, to obtain discovery, or to be used later in trial.
  • detention: The temporary placement of children alleged or adjudicated to be delinquent in secure custody as defined herein pending juvenile court disposition or transfer to a residential facility for further care of a child adjudicated delinquent. See Alabama Code 12-15-102
  • director: A member of the board of directors of the authority. See Alabama Code 4-3-1
  • director: A member of the board of directors of the authority. See Alabama Code 4-3-40
  • director: A member of the board of directors of the district. See Alabama Code 11-89-1
  • director: A member of the board of the authority. See Alabama Code 2-3A-2
  • director: The personnel director herein created. See Alabama Code 45-35A-51.01
  • director: A member of the board of directors of the district. See Alabama Code 11-99B-1
  • director: A member of the board of the authority. See Alabama Code 45-35A-52.01
  • director: A member of the Board of Directors of the Jackson County Water Authority. See Alabama Code 45-36-252
  • director: A member of the board of an authority. See Alabama Code 11-101A-2
  • DISCOUNTED PRESENT VALUE: The present value of future payments determined by discounting the payments to the present using the most recently published applicable federal rate for determining the present value of an annuity, as issued by the United States Internal Revenue Service. See Alabama Code 6-11-51
  • DISCRIMINATORY HOUSING PRACTICE: An act that is unlawful under this chapter. See Alabama Code 24-8-3
  • Distribution: means a direct or indirect transfer of money or other property, except its own shares, or incurrence of indebtedness by a corporation to or for the benefit of any one or more of its shareholders in respect of any of its shares. See Alabama Code 10A-2-1.40
  • district: A fire fighting district established by the Coosa County Association of Volunteer Fire Departments. See Alabama Code 45-19-141.02
  • district: A public corporation organized pursuant to the provisions of this chapter. See Alabama Code 11-89-1
  • district: A public corporation organized pursuant to the provisions of this chapter. See Alabama Code 11-99B-1
  • DISTRICT ATTORNEY: Except as otherwise provided in Section 12-17-227. See Alabama Code 12-17-227
  • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
  • Dower: A widow
  • DOWNTOWN DEVELOPMENT AREA: The central business district of the city as described in subsection (b) of Section 45-35A-52. See Alabama Code 45-35A-52.01
  • drug: shall include barbiturates, central nervous system stimulants, hallucinogenics, and all other drugs to which the narcotic and drug abuse laws of the United States apply. See Alabama Code 16-41-2
  • DRUG PARAPHERNALIA: Drug paraphernalia as defined in Section 13A-12-260. See Alabama Code 26-15-2
  • dwelling: Any occupied or unoccupied building, structure, or other improvement to real property used or expected to be used as a dwelling for one or more persons, including, specifically, but not limited to, the following:

    a. See Alabama Code 45-19-141.02

  • dwelling: Any building or structure, or portion of any building or structure, which is occupied as, or designed or intended for occupancy as, a residence by one or more families, and any vacant land which is offered for sale or lease for the construction or location on it of any such building or structure, or portion of it. See Alabama Code 24-8-3
  • DWELLING UNIT: One or more habitable rooms which are occupied, intended, or designed to be occupied by one or more families with facilities for living, sleeping, cooking, and eating. See Alabama Code 24-4A-2
  • elevator: An installation as defined as an elevator in ASME A17. See Alabama Code 25-13-2
  • ELEVATOR CONTRACTOR: Any sole proprietor, firm, or corporation who possesses an elevator contractor's license in accordance with Sections 25-13-7 and 25-13-8 and who is engaged in the business of erecting, constructing, installing, altering, servicing, repairing, or maintaining elevators or related conveyances covered by this chapter. See Alabama Code 25-13-2
  • ELEVATOR INSPECTOR: Any person who possesses an elevator inspector's license in accordance with this chapter. See Alabama Code 25-13-2
  • ELEVATOR MECHANIC: Any person who possesses an elevator mechanic's license in accordance with Sections 25-13-7 and 25-13-8 and who is engaged in erecting, constructing, installing, altering, servicing, repairing, or maintaining elevators or related conveyances covered by this chapter. See Alabama Code 25-13-2
  • ELIGIBLE COSTS: The down payment and allowable closing costs for the purchase of a single-family residence in Alabama by a first-time and second chance home buyer. See Alabama Code 24-11-3
  • ELIGIBLE FACILITIES: Any convention facilities owned by a city, county, or entities or authorities thereof in which the bonds for the facilities are issued after the effective date hereof, or such facilities for which the construction, or substantial expansion, reconstruction, or renovation is completed after May 11, 1989. See Alabama Code 11-100-3
  • ELIGIBLE INVESTMENTS: (i) Any time deposit with, or any certificate of deposit issued by, any bank, savings bank or savings and loan association which is organized under the laws of the United States of America that may succeed to the functions of such corporation; (ii) any debt securities that are direct, general obligations of the United States of America; (iii) any debt securities payment of the principal of and interest on which is unconditionally guaranteed by the United States of America; (iv) any debt securities (including participation certificates) that are direct, general obligations of any of the following agencies of the United States of America: the Export-Import Bank of the United States, the Federal Farm Credit Bank, the Federal Land Banks, the Federal Immediate Credit Banks, the Banks for Cooperatives, the Federal Home Loan Banks (including any joint obligations of any two or more of the foregoing agencies), the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation, the Government National Mortgage Association, the Federal National Mortgage Association, the Farmers Home Administration, or any other agency or instrumentality of the United States of America; (v) any repurchase obligations of any bank, savings bank or savings and loan association which is a member of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation or the Federal Savings and Loan Insurance Corporation (or any department, agency or instrumentality of the United States of America that shall succeed to the functions of such federal corporation), which repurchase obligations are at least 100 percent secured by any one or more classes of eligible investments described in (i) through (iv), inclusive, above; (vi) any security or interest therein, whether secured or unsecured, in which an insurance company or a savings and loan association organized under the laws of the state may legally invest its own moneys at the time of investment therein by the corporation; (vii) shares of any money market fund registered and regulated under the Federal Investment Company Act of 1940, as amended, as a no-load, open-end management investment company, the portfolio assets of which consist solely of cash and eligible investments and repurchase agreements fully secured by any one or more classes of eligible investments; and (viii) any debt obligation, debt instrument or deposit obligation in which trustees are legally permitted to invest under the laws of the state at the time of investment therein by the corporation. See Alabama Code 2-6-70
  • Employee: includes an officer but not a director. See Alabama Code 10A-2-1.40
  • employee: An individual in the employ of another who performs a service for hire and receives wages. See Alabama Code 25-11-3
  • employee: A person in the classified service herein set up and appointed by the appointing authority, unless herein expressly excepted. See Alabama Code 45-35A-51.01
  • employee: Any person who is an employee of any governmental entity located in the state who may become eligible for post-employment benefits from the governmental entity. See Alabama Code 11-104-2
  • employer: The State of Alabama or any department, agency, or local governing body by which a district attorney is paid. See Alabama Code 12-17-227
  • employer: A person or entity, including a state or local government entity or labor organization, who employs an individual to perform a service for hire and pays wages directly to the individual. See Alabama Code 25-11-3
  • employer: Any governmental entity that sponsors, in whole or in part, post-employment benefits. See Alabama Code 11-104-2
  • EMPLOYMENT REGISTER: Typewritten lists containing the names of those applicants who have successfully passed mental tests for initial employment within the classified service for any specific position and which names are listed in the order of final grades attained on such tests from the highest grade attained to the lowest grade attained. See Alabama Code 45-35A-51.01
  • EMPLOYMENT SECURITY RECORDS: Information maintained by the Department of Labor's Employment Service Division and Unemployment Compensation Division relating to an individual's search for employment and unemployment benefits. See Alabama Code 25-11-3
  • equipment: All materials, appliances, devices, fixtures, fittings, or accessories installed in or used in the manufacture and assembly of a manufactured building. See Alabama Code 24-4A-2
  • EQUIVALENT ACTUARIAL VALUE: The equivalent value when computed on the basis of the 1995 Buck Mortality Table (Male) for Members, the 1995 Buck Mortality Table (Female) for Beneficiaries, and an interest rate of seven percent per year, compounded annually. See Alabama Code 45-49A-63
  • escalator: An installation as defined as an escalator in ASME A17. See Alabama Code 25-13-2
  • Escheat: Reversion of real or personal property to the state when 1) a person dies without leaving a will and has no heirs, or 2) when the property (such as a bank account) has been inactive for a certain period of time. Source: OCC
  • ESTABLISHING COUNTY: A county, the county commission of which has provided for the establishment of a park or recreational area or has designated land for the establishment thereon of a park or recreational area. See Alabama Code 11-18-20
  • ESTABLISHMENT DEALING IN OR PERMITTING THE CONSUMPTION OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES: Any business establishment operating within the county whichsells, dispenses, or otherwise allows or permits the consumption of alcoholic beverages on the premises. See Alabama Code 45-35-20.03
  • ESTIMATED INVESTMENT MULTIPLIER: The number of times initial expenditures by delegates will be respent on additional goods and services in this state, as determined in Section 11-100-4(h). See Alabama Code 11-100-3
  • examination: Physical fitness evaluation to include annual or other physical examinations, physical fitness examinations, final physical examinations, or any other type of physical examinations as prescribed by the personnel board or the director to determine the physical fitness of initial applicants for employment within the classified service and the physical fitness of classified employees now assigned, to qualify physically for the positions they now occupy or expect to occupy within the classified service. See Alabama Code 45-35A-51.01
  • Executive session: A portion of the Senate's daily session in which it considers executive business.
  • EXISTING INSTALLATION: An installation as defined as an installation, existing in ASME A17. See Alabama Code 25-13-2
  • Extradition: The formal process of delivering an accused or convicted person from authorities in one state to authorities in another state.
  • father: The biological father of the human fetus. See Alabama Code 26-23-2
  • father: A male person who is the biological father of the minor or is treated by law as the father. See Alabama Code 26-10A-2
  • Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation: A government corporation that insures the deposits of all national and state banks that are members of the Federal Reserve System. Source: OCC
  • FEDERAL OBLIGATIONS: (i) Direct general obligations of the United States of America or (ii) obligations the payment of the principal of and interest on which is unconditionally and irrevocably guaranteed by the United States of America. See Alabama Code 11-28-1.1
  • FEDERAL SECURITIES: Direct obligations of the United States of America for the payment of which the full faith and credit of the United States of America is pledged, or obligations issued by a person controlled or supervised by and acting as an instrumentality of the United States of America, the payment of the principal of, premium, if any, and interest on which is fully and unconditionally guaranteed as a full faith and credit obligation by the United States of America. See Alabama Code 11-101A-2
  • Fee simple: Absolute title to property with no limitations or restrictions regarding the person who may inherit it.
  • fees: Moneys to be paid to the commission from any and all persons, firms, companies, corporations, and manufacturers engaged in the manufacture or installation of manufactured buildings. See Alabama Code 24-4A-2
  • FINAL AVERAGE SALARY: For a member who first became a uniformed officer prior to March 28, 1990, the average of the member's salary for his or her final 36 months of service and, for a member who first became a uniformed officer on or after March 28, 1990, the average of the member's salary for his or her final 60 months of service. See Alabama Code 45-49A-63
  • FINANCIAL INSTITUTION: Any bank, savings institution, industrial loan association, credit union, or other similar entity authorized to do business and accept deposits in Alabama. See Alabama Code 24-11-3
  • FIRE PROTECTION FACILITY: Land, plants, systems, facilities, buildings, fire engines, fire hydrants, ladders, equipment, hoses, alarm apparatus, chemicals, uniforms, supplies or any combination of any thereof used or useful or capable of future use in furnishing fire protection service and all other property deemed necessary or desirable by the district for use in furnishing fire protection service. See Alabama Code 11-89-1
  • FIRE PROTECTION FEE: A fee for fire protection and emergency medical services levied by the commission pursuant to the authorizing amendment and this part. See Alabama Code 45-19-141.02
  • FIRE PROTECTION SERVICE: All services involved in protecting property and life from fires, including, but not limited to, discovering, ascertaining, extinguishing, preventing the spread of or fighting fires or inspecting property for fire hazards or any part or combination thereof. See Alabama Code 11-89-1
  • FIRST-TIME AND SECOND CHANCE HOME BUYER: An individual who resides in Alabama and has not owned or purchased, either individually or jointly, a single-family residence during a period of ten years prior to the date of the purchase of a single-family residence. See Alabama Code 24-11-3
  • FISCAL YEAR: A fiscal year of an authorizing subdivision. See Alabama Code 11-101A-2
  • FISCAL YEAR: The fiscal year of the state as may from time to time be provided by law. See Alabama Code 11-29-3
  • FISCAL YEAR: The annual period at the end of which a governmental entity determines its financial condition. See Alabama Code 11-104-2
  • FOOD STAMP OVERISSUANCE: The receipt by an individual of food stamp benefits in excess of the amount the individual is entitled to receive, as authorized under the Federal Food Stamp Act of 1977. See Alabama Code 25-11-3
  • foreign judgment: shall mean any judgment, decree, or order of a court of the United States or of any other court which is entitled to full faith and credit in this state. See Alabama Code 6-9-231
  • Forgery: The fraudulent signing or alteration of another's name to an instrument such as a deed, mortgage, or check. The intent of the forgery is to deceive or defraud. Source: OCC
  • fraud: An intentional misrepresentation, deceit, or concealment of a material fact the concealing party had a duty to disclose, which was gross, oppressive, or malicious and committed with the intention on the part of the defendant of thereby depriving a person or entity of property or legal rights or otherwise causing injury. See Alabama Code 6-11-20
  • fund: The Judicial Retirement Fund provided for in Chapter 18 of this title. See Alabama Code 12-17-227
  • fund: The assets of the plan held in trust by the board pursuant to Section 45-49A-63. See Alabama Code 45-49A-63
  • fund: The "County Government Capital Improvement Fund. See Alabama Code 11-29-3
  • FUND CAPITAL: All assets of the "fund. See Alabama Code 11-29-3
  • GARBAGE PICK UP AND DISPOSAL: All services involved in the pick up and disposal of garbage from residents, businesses, and factories. See Alabama Code 45-36-252
  • gasb: The Governmental Accounting Standards Board. See Alabama Code 11-104-2
  • GOVERNING BODY: The county commission of a county. See Alabama Code 11-9-20
  • GOVERNING BODY: The county commission in which the legislative powers of the county are vested. See Alabama Code 11-20-1
  • GOVERNING BODY: The commission of the county. See Alabama Code 11-20-30
  • GOVERNING BODY: With respect to a county, its county commission, and, with respect to a municipality, its city or town council, board of commissioners or other like governing body and, with respect to a public corporation or a cooperative, its board of directors. See Alabama Code 11-89-1
  • GOVERNING BODY: With respect to a county, its county commission, and, with respect to a municipality, its city or town council, board of commissioners, or other like governing body and, with respect to a public corporation, its board of directors. See Alabama Code 11-99B-1
  • GOVERNING BODY: With respect to the city, its city council, board of commissioners, or other like governing body. See Alabama Code 45-35A-52.01
  • GOVERNING BODY: With respect to a county, its county commission or other like governing body, and with respect to a municipality, its city or town council, board of commissioners, or other like governing body. See Alabama Code 11-101A-2
  • GOVERNMENT SECURITIES: Any bonds or other obligations which as to principal and interest constitute direct obligations of, or are unconditionally guaranteed by, the United States of America, including obligations of any federal agency to the extent such obligations are unconditionally guaranteed by the United States of America and any certificates or any other evidences of an ownership interest in such obligations of, or unconditionally guaranteed by, the United States of America or in specified portions thereof (which may consist of the principal thereof or the interest thereon). See Alabama Code 23-6-1
  • GOVERNMENT SECURITIES: Any bonds or other obligations which as to principal and interest constitute direct obligations of, or are unconditionally guaranteed by, the United States of America, including obligations of any federal agency to the extent such obligations are unconditionally guaranteed by the United States of America and any certificates or any other evidences of an ownership interest in such obligations of, or unconditionally guaranteed by, the United States of America or in specified portions thereof, which may consist of the principal thereof or the interest thereon. See Alabama Code 2-5A-30
  • GOVERNMENTAL ENTITY: Any political subdivision of the state, any department, agency, board, commission, or authority of any such political subdivision, or any public corporation, authority, agency, instrumentality, board, commission, state college, university, or other governmental entity controlled by or otherwise associated with any political subdivision. See Alabama Code 11-104-2
  • Grace period: The number of days you'll have to pay your bill for purchases in full without triggering a finance charge. Source: Federal Reserve
  • Grantor: The person who establishes a trust and places property into it.
  • GROSS ADVANCE AMOUNT: The sum payable to the payee or for the payee's account as consideration for a transfer of structured settlement payment rights before any reductions for transfer expenses or other deductions to be made from the consideration. See Alabama Code 6-11-51
  • grower: Any person, business entity, or cooperative licensed to grow industrial hemp by the department or an institution of higher education pursuant to this article. See Alabama Code 2-8-381
  • Guarantor: A party who agrees to be responsible for the payment of another party's debts should that party default. Source: OCC
  • guardian: Any person acting as a fiduciary for a ward and includes a conservator appointed under Alabama Uniform Guardianship and Protective Proceedings Act. See Alabama Code 26-9-2
  • GUARDIAN AD LITEM: A licensed attorney appointed by a juvenile court to protect the best interests of an individual without being bound by the expressed wishes of that individual. See Alabama Code 12-15-102
  • Habeas corpus: A writ that is usually used to bring a prisoner before the court to determine the legality of his imprisonment. It may also be used to bring a person in custody before the court to give testimony, or to be prosecuted.
  • handicap: With respect to a person:

    a. See Alabama Code 24-8-3

  • HEALTH CARE FACILITY: A hospital, nursing home, ambulatory surgical center, outpatient surgical facility, ambulance service, rescue squad, paid fire department, volunteer fire department, or any other clinic, office, or facility in which medical, dental, nursing, or podiatric services are offered. See Alabama Code 22-11A-60
  • HEALTH CARE WORKER: Physicians, dentists, nurses, respiratory therapists, phlebotomists, surgical technicians, physician assistants, podiatrist, dialysis technicians, emergency medical technicians, paramedics, ambulance drivers, dental hygienists, dental assistants, students in the healing arts, or any other individual who provides or assists in the provision of medical, dental, or nursing services. See Alabama Code 22-11A-60
  • Hearsay: Statements by a witness who did not see or hear the incident in question but heard about it from someone else. Hearsay is usually not admissible as evidence in court.
  • heliport: An airport designed primarily for use by helicopters. See Alabama Code 4-3-1
  • heliport: An airport designed primarily for use by helicopters. See Alabama Code 4-3-40
  • HEMP PRODUCTS: Any and all products made from industrial hemp, including, but not limited to, cloth, cordage, fiber, food, fuel, paint, paper, particleboard, plastics, seed, seed meal and seed oil for consumption, and seed for cultivation if the seeds originate from industrial hemp varieties. See Alabama Code 2-8-381
  • HIGHLY COMPENSATED EMPLOYEE: An individual described in Section 414(q) of the code. See Alabama Code 45-49A-63
  • hiv: Human Immunodeficiency Virus. See Alabama Code 22-11A-50
  • HIV INFECTION: Infection with human immunodeficiency virus as determined by antibody tests, culture or other means approved by the State Board of Health. See Alabama Code 22-11A-50
  • Home state: means :

    (1) With respect to a national bank, the state in which the main office of the bank is located;

    (2) With respect to a state bank, the state by which the bank is chartered;

    (3) With respect to a foreign bank, the state determined to be the home state of such foreign bank under 12 U. See Alabama Code 5-13B-21

  • Home state regulator: means , with respect to an out-of-state state bank, the bank supervisory agency of the state in which such bank is chartered. See Alabama Code 5-13B-21
  • Host state: means a state, other than the home state of a bank, in which the bank maintains, or seeks to establish and maintain, a branch. See Alabama Code 5-13B-21
  • HOUSING FOR OLDER PERSONS: Housing:

    a. See Alabama Code 24-8-3

  • Impeachment: (1) The process of calling something into question, as in "impeaching the testimony of a witness." (2) The constitutional process whereby the House of Representatives may "impeach" (accuse of misconduct) high officers of the federal government for trial in the Senate.
  • improvement: Any sanitary sewage treatment or sewage disposal plant or any sanitary sewer, including mains, laterals, trunk lines, collector lines, outfall lines, force mains, and appurtenant facilities. See Alabama Code 11-88-40
  • incorporators: The persons forming a public corporation organized pursuant to the provisions of this chapter. See Alabama Code 11-89-1
  • incorporators: The persons forming a public corporation organized pursuant to the provisions of this chapter. See Alabama Code 11-99B-1
  • incorporators: The persons forming a public corporation organized pursuant to this part. See Alabama Code 45-35A-52.01
  • incorporators: The persons forming a public corporation organized pursuant to this part. See Alabama Code 45-36-252
  • incorporators: The persons forming a public corporation organized pursuant to this chapter. See Alabama Code 11-101A-2
  • indenture: A mortgage, an indenture of mortgage, deed of trust, trust agreement or trust indenture executed by the authority as security for bonds. See Alabama Code 4-3-1
  • indenture: A mortgage, an indenture of mortgage, deed of trust, trust agreement or trust indenture executed by the authority as security for bonds. See Alabama Code 4-3-40
  • indenture: A mortgage, mortgage indenture, mortgage and trust indenture, or trust indenture executed by an authority as security for any of its securities. See Alabama Code 11-101A-2
  • INDEPENDENT PROFESSIONAL ADVICE: Advice of an attorney, certified public accountant, actuary, or other licensed professional adviser. See Alabama Code 6-11-51
  • INDUSTRIAL ACCESS ROADS AND BRIDGES: The planning, design, and construction of roads and bridges on the public highway and street system providing access to active military installations or property used primarily for military purposes or to projects that conduct an activity specified in subdivision (1) of Section 40-18-372, including necessary right-of-way and utility activities provided by state law. See Alabama Code 23-6-1
  • INFECTED HEALTH CARE WORKER: A health care worker infected with HIV, HBV, HCV, or other disease designated by the State Board of Health by a rule adopted pursuant to the Alabama Administrative Procedure Act. See Alabama Code 22-11A-60
  • insignia: A label, seal, or data plate issued by the commission to indicate compliance with the codes and requirements established by the commission pursuant to this chapter. See Alabama Code 24-4A-2
  • install: The assembly of a manufactured building, components of manufactured building on site and the process of affixing a manufactured building to land, a foundation, footings or an existing building and service connections which are a part thereof. See Alabama Code 24-4A-2
  • institute: The Alabama Local Government Training Institute. See Alabama Code 11-3-42
  • INSTITUTION OF HIGHER EDUCATION: A postsecondary institution, as defined in 20 U. See Alabama Code 2-8-381
  • INTAKE OFFICER: A juvenile probation officer or an employee of the judicial branch of government, who is neutral and detached from executive and legislative branch activities, designated by the juvenile court judge to initiate original delinquency, dependency, and child in need of supervision cases, as well as cases designated in Section 12-15-132, before the juvenile court. See Alabama Code 12-15-102
  • Intangible property: Property that has no intrinsic value, but is merely the evidence of value such as stock certificates, bonds, and promissory notes.
  • INTEGRATED CARE NETWORK: One or more statewide organizations of health care providers, with offices in each regional care organization region, that contracts with the Medicaid Agency to provide Medicaid benefits to certain Medicaid beneficiaries as defined in subdivision (4) and that meets the requirements set forth in this article. See Alabama Code 22-6-220
  • INTERESTED PARTIES: With respect to any structured settlement, the payee, any beneficiary irrevocably designated under the annuity contract to receive payments following the payee's death, the annuity issuer, the structured settlement obligor, and any other party that has continuing rights or obligations under such structured settlement. See Alabama Code 6-11-51
  • INTERESTED PARTY: Includes the following parties:

    a. See Alabama Code 11-40-62

  • Interrogatories: Written questions asked by one party of an opposing party, who must answer them in writing under oath; a discovery device in a lawsuit.
  • Interstate merger transaction: means :

    (1) The merger or consolidation of banks with different home states, and the conversion of branches of any bank involved in the merger or consolidation into branches of the resulting bank; or

    (2) The purchase of all or substantially all of the assets, including all or substantially all of the branches, of a bank whose home state is different from the home state of the acquiring bank. See Alabama Code 5-13B-21

  • Intestate: Dying without leaving a will.
  • Joint resolution: A legislative measure which requires the approval of both chambers.
  • JUDGE OF PROBATE: The Judge of Probate of Coosa County. See Alabama Code 45-19-141.02
  • Judgement: The official decision of a court finally determining the respective rights and claims of the parties to a suit.
  • juries: include courts or judges in all cases when a jury trial is waived, or when the court or judge is authorized to ascertain and determine the facts as well as the law. See Alabama Code 1-1-1
  • JUVENILE COURT: The juvenile or family court division of the circuit or district court having jurisdiction over matters as provided by this chapter. See Alabama Code 12-15-102
  • JUVENILE DETENTION FACILITY: Any facility owned or operated by the state, any county, or other legal entity licensed by and contracted with the Department of Youth Services for the detention of children. See Alabama Code 12-15-102
  • LABOR ORGANIZATION: As defined in Section 2(5) of the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) as "any organization of any kind, or any agency or employer representation committee or plan in which employees participate and which exists for the purpose, in whole or in part of dealing with employers concerning grievances, labor disputes, wages, rate of pay, hours of employment or conditions of work. See Alabama Code 25-11-3
  • Law clerk: Assist judges with research and drafting of opinions.
  • LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER: Any person, however denominated, who is authorized by law to exercise the police powers of the state, a county, or local governments. See Alabama Code 12-15-102
  • law enforcement officer: shall mean and include a policeman, policewoman, and other official who has authority to make arrests and who is employed by any municipality in the state as a permanent and regular employee for and subject to law enforcement duties, but it does not include any person elected by popular vote. See Alabama Code 11-43-181
  • law enforcement officer: shall mean an official who is certified by the Alabama Peace Officers' Standards and Training Commission who has authority to make arrests and who is employed by any municipality in the state as a permanent and regular employee with law enforcement duties, including police chiefs and deputy police chiefs. See Alabama Code 11-43-231
  • LEASE AGREEMENT: Any agreement of lease covering all or any part of the properties comprising the Alabama Agricultural Center, including the coliseum and any facilities necessary in connection therewith, which may be made between the board and the corporation pursuant to the provisions of this article. See Alabama Code 2-6-50
  • leave: A period of absence from work during which the member is entitled to a leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 and its regulations (i) in order to care for the member's child following the birth of the child, (ii) because of the placement of a child with the member for adoption or foster care, (iii) because of a serious health condition that makes the member unable to perform his or her duties as a uniformed officer, or (iv) for purposes of caring for his or her child, spouse, or parent having a serious health condition. See Alabama Code 45-49A-63
  • LEGAL CUSTODIAN: A parent, person, agency, or department to whom legal custody of a child under the jurisdiction of the juvenile court pursuant to this chapter has been awarded by order of the juvenile court or other court of competent jurisdiction. See Alabama Code 12-15-102
  • LEGAL CUSTODY: A legal status created by order of the juvenile court which vests in a legal custodian the right to have physical custody of a child under the jurisdiction of the juvenile court pursuant to this chapter and the right and duty to protect, train, and discipline the child and to provide the child with food, shelter, clothing, education, and medical care, all subject to the powers, rights, duties, and responsibilities of the legal guardian of the person of the child and subject to any residual parental rights and responsibilities. See Alabama Code 12-15-102
  • LEGAL GUARDIAN: A person who has been appointed by a probate court pursuant to the Alabama Uniform Guardianship and Protective Proceedings Act, Chapter 2A (commencing with Section 26-2A-1) of Title 26 to be a guardian of a person under 19 years of age who has not otherwise had the disabilities of minority removed. See Alabama Code 12-15-102
  • Legal tender: coins, dollar bills, or other currency issued by a government as official money. Source: U.S. Mint
  • Legatee: A beneficiary of a decedent
  • Legislative session: That part of a chamber's daily session in which it considers legislative business (bills, resolutions, and actions related thereto).
  • legislature: The Legislature of Alabama. See Alabama Code 23-6-1
  • legislature: The Legislature of Alabama. See Alabama Code 23-8-3
  • legislature: The Legislature of the state. See Alabama Code 11-101A-2
  • lender: Any federal or state chartered bank, federal land bank, production credit association, bank for cooperatives, federal or state chartered savings and loan association or building and loan association, small business investment company or any other institution qualified within this state to originate and service loans, including, but without limitation to, insurance companies, credit unions and mortgage loan companies. See Alabama Code 2-3A-2
  • license: A written license, duly issued by the administrator, authorizing a sole proprietor, firm, or company to carry on the business of erecting, constructing, installing, altering, servicing, repairing, or maintaining or performing inspections of elevators or related conveyances covered by this chapter. See Alabama Code 25-13-2
  • LICENSED CHILD PLACING AGENCY: Any adoption agency that is licensed under the provisions of the Alabama Child Care Act of 1971 or any adoption agency approved by the Department of Human Resources. See Alabama Code 26-10A-2
  • licensee: An elevator mechanic, elevator contractor, or elevator inspector. See Alabama Code 25-13-2
  • livestock: Any animal maintained in captivity for any reason. See Alabama Code 2-15-150
  • livestock: Cattle, swine, sheep, goats, equine or equidae, ratites, and poultry. See Alabama Code 2-15-20
  • livestock: Cattle, swine, sheep, goats, equidae, ratites, poultry, and catfish. See Alabama Code 2-15-131
  • LIVESTOCK HIDE DEALER: Any dealer who buys hides of livestock. See Alabama Code 2-15-20
  • LIVESTOCK MARKET: A place where a person assembles livestock for public sale, if the person is required to procure a license or permit from the state Department of Agriculture and Industries to operate the market. See Alabama Code 2-15-20
  • LIVESTOCK MARKET: A place, concentration, or collection point or other public or private place where a person assembles livestock for either public or private sale by himself or herself and the service or the cost or expense thereof is compensated by the owner of the livestock on a commission basis or otherwise. See Alabama Code 2-15-131
  • LIVESTOCK MARKET OWNER: A person engaged in the business of conducting or operating a public livestock market whether personally or through agents or employees. See Alabama Code 2-15-131
  • LOCAL GOVERNMENT: Any county or municipality. See Alabama Code 11-106-3
  • LOCAL GOVERNMENT: A city or county government. See Alabama Code 24-4A-2
  • LOCAL IMPACT ISSUE: Any adoption or amendment by a local government of a proposed zoning plan, comprehensive master plan, or land development regulations that, if approved, may or will significantly affect any area or airspace that is within two miles of a military installation. See Alabama Code 11-106-3
  • LONG-TERM CARE SERVICES: Medicaid-funded nursing facility services, home-based and community-based support services, or such other long-term care services as the Medicaid Agency may determine by rule provided to certain Medicaid beneficiaries defined in subdivision (4). See Alabama Code 22-6-220
  • malice: The intentional doing of a wrongful act without just cause or excuse, either:

    a. See Alabama Code 6-11-20

  • manufacture: The process of making, fabricating, constructing, forming or assembling a product from raw, unfinished or semifinished materials. See Alabama Code 24-4A-2
  • MANUFACTURED BUILDING: A closed structure, building assembly or systems of subassemblies, which may include structural, electrical, plumbing, heating, ventilating, utility service lines, footings, foundations, porches, or other service systems manufactured in manufacturing facilities, for installation or erection, with or without other specified components, as a finished building or as a part of a finished building, which shall include, but not be limited to, residential dwelling units, commercial, institutional, storage, and industrial structures. See Alabama Code 24-4A-2
  • MARKET FACILITY: Any facility for the inspection, grading, standardization, classification, refrigeration, dehydration, canning, packing, processing, cold storage and marketing of agricultural and kindred products permitted to be acquired and constructed by the Board of Agriculture and Industries pursuant to Section 2-3-20. See Alabama Code 2-6-70
  • MASCULINE GENDER: Comprehends all other genders. See Alabama Code 45-35A-51.01
  • MATERIAL ALTERATION: An alteration as defined in the referenced standards. See Alabama Code 25-13-2
  • materials: Infected barns or other infected structures or parts thereof and farm products, clothing, straw, hay or other feed for animals and other articles stored or contained in or adjacent to such barns or other structures. See Alabama Code 2-15-150
  • MEDICAID AGENCY: The Alabama Medicaid Agency or any successor agency of the state designated as the single state agency to administer the medical assistance program described in Title XIX of the Social Security Act. See Alabama Code 22-6-220
  • MEDICAID BENEFICIARIES: As used in this article, those Medicaid beneficiaries who have been determined eligible for Medicaid benefits in a nursing facility or home and community based waiver programs covered by the Medicaid state plan, who have also been determined by a qualified provider to meet the level of care for skilled nursing facility services, and those Medicaid beneficiaries who are also eligible for Medicare coverage, under Title XVIII of the Social Security Act, and who are assigned by Medicaid to the integrated care network. See Alabama Code 22-6-220
  • MEDICAL BOARD: The board of physicians provided for in Section 36-27-23. See Alabama Code 12-17-227
  • member: Any district attorney included in membership of the plan. See Alabama Code 12-17-227
  • member: Any county, municipality, or public corporation which elects one or more directors to the board of a district. See Alabama Code 11-99B-1
  • member: An individual resident and registered voter of Lauderdale County or Colbert County, who has been appointed to the authority by their respective governing bodies to serve in a representative capacity. See Alabama Code 45-39-92
  • member: Such term shall include actual members of associations without capital stock and holders of common stock in organizations organized with capital stock. See Alabama Code 2-10-50
  • member: Any person included in the membership of the plan, as provided in Subpart 2. See Alabama Code 45-49A-63
  • MEMBERSHIP SERVICE: Service as a district attorney on account of which contributions are made. See Alabama Code 12-17-227
  • MILITARY INSTALLATION: Any base, camp, post, station, airfield, yard, center, or any other land area under the jurisdiction of the United States Department of Defense, including any leased facility, the total acreage of which installation is in excess of 500 acres. See Alabama Code 11-106-3
  • MINIMUM BID PRICE: The price that equals the Redemption Amount. See Alabama Code 11-40-62
  • minor: An individual who is under the age of 19 years and who is not a child within the meaning of this chapter. See Alabama Code 12-15-102
  • minor: A person under the age of 19 or a person who is not an adult under the law in the jurisdiction where he or she resides. See Alabama Code 26-10A-2
  • Minority leader: See Floor Leaders
  • MISSING SENIOR CITIZEN ALERT: A voluntary program entered into by the department and other local and state law enforcement agencies and the Alabama Association of Broadcasters and broadcasters licensed to serve in the state, which provides that if the department verifies that a senior citizen is missing or lost and in danger, a media alert is transmitted. See Alabama Code 26-19A-3
  • Mistrial: An invalid trial, caused by fundamental error. When a mistrial is declared, the trial must start again from the selection of the jury.
  • model: A specific design of manufactured building which is based on size, room arrangement, method of construction, location arrangement, or size of plumbing, heating, or electrical equipment systems. See Alabama Code 24-4A-2
  • MODULAR HOME: A manufactured building built and inspected in accordance with a national building code and in compliance with the provisions of this chapter. See Alabama Code 24-4A-2
  • mortgage: A mortgage or a mortgage and deed of trust. See Alabama Code 11-20-1
  • mortgage: A mortgage or a mortgage and deed of trust or a trust indenture. See Alabama Code 11-20-30
  • mother: The female who is pregnant with a live human fetus which may be subject to a partial-birth abortion under this chapter. See Alabama Code 26-23-2
  • mother: A female person who is the biological mother of the minor or is treated by law as the mother. See Alabama Code 26-10A-2
  • MOVING WALK OR SIDEWALK: An installation as defined as a moving walk in ASME A17. See Alabama Code 25-13-2
  • MUNICIPAL CODE LIEN: Any lien that has been levied against real property by a Class 2 municipality that is the result of the non-payment of any fine, penalty, abatement cost, or enforcement cost incurred by a Class 2 municipality related to the enforcement of state or local housing and building codes. See Alabama Code 11-40-62
  • MUNICIPAL CODE LIEN PAYOFF: The principal amount of a municipal code lien, interest accrued at the rate of seven and one-half percent per annum from the date the municipal code lien was filed in the office of the judge of the probate, any fees or costs incurred in the collection of such a lien under this article including, without limitations, the cost of title examinations and publication of notices, and any other penalties allowable under either state law or under an ordinance or resolution enacted by the Class 2 municipality. See Alabama Code 11-40-62
  • MUNICIPAL COURT: The Municipal Court of the City of Midfield. See Alabama Code 45-37A-331.02
  • municipality: A municipal corporation in the state. See Alabama Code 11-9-20
  • municipality: Any of the incorporated municipal corporations of the state, whether classified as city or town. See Alabama Code 4-3-40
  • municipality: An incorporated city or town. See Alabama Code 45-19-141.02
  • municipality: An incorporated city or town of the state. See Alabama Code 11-89-1
  • municipality: Any incorporated city or town of the state. See Alabama Code 11-99B-1
  • municipality: An incorporated city or town of Jackson County. See Alabama Code 45-36-252
  • municipality: An incorporated city or town of the state. See Alabama Code 11-101A-2
  • National Bank: A bank that is subject to the supervision of the Comptroller of the Currency. The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency is a bureau of the U.S. Treasury Department. A national bank can be recognized because it must have "national" or "national association" in its name. Source: OCC
  • National Credit Union Administration: The federal regulatory agency that charters and supervises federal credit unions. (NCUA also administers the National Credit Union Share Insurance Fund, which insures the deposits of federal credit unions.) Source: OCC
  • NATIONAL DIRECTORY OF NEW HIRES: A directory maintained at the federal level to receive certain data and information from the states as required pursuant to Section 453(i)(1) of the Social Security Act and other federal statutes. See Alabama Code 25-11-3
  • NATIONAL OR REGIONAL MEETING: A meeting, convention, show, or other function which is intended primarily for delegates from outside the state. See Alabama Code 11-100-3
  • NET ADVANCE AMOUNT: The gross advance amount less the aggregate amount of the actual and estimated transfer expenses required to be disclosed under subdivision (5) of Section 6-11-52. See Alabama Code 6-11-51
  • NET INTEREST INCOME: Interest earned from an investment, net of that which represents a return of accrued interest, and the amount required to offset the amortization of any premium, paid in connection with the purchase of such investment. See Alabama Code 23-6-1
  • NEW HIRE: An individual who is employed by a particular employer for the first time. See Alabama Code 25-11-3
  • NEW TERRITORY: Any territory added, by amendment to the certificate of incorporation of a district, to the area or areas in which that district is authorized to render water service, fire protection service, sewer service or any thereof. See Alabama Code 11-89-1
  • NEW TERRITORY: Any territory added, by amendment to the certificate of incorporation of an authority, to the area or areas in which that authority is authorized to render water, garbage, or sewer service. See Alabama Code 45-36-252
  • office: Office of ADECA. See Alabama Code 24-8-3
  • OPEN CONSTRUCTION: Any building, building component, assembly or systems manufactured in such a manner that all portions can be readily inspected at the site without disassembly, damage to or destruction thereof. See Alabama Code 24-4A-2
  • Open-end credit: A credit agreement (typically a credit card) that allows a customer to borrow against a preapproved credit line when purchasing goods and services. The borrower is only billed for the amount that is actually borrowed plus any interest due. (Also called a charge account or revolving credit.) Source: OCC
  • oppression: Subjecting a person to cruel and unjust hardship in conscious disregard of that person's rights. See Alabama Code 6-11-20
  • OTHER FACILITY: Any land, right in land, building, structure, machinery, equipment or facility useful for or in connection with any housing or residential project or facility, or any educational project or facility, or any stadium, coliseum, fair ground, exhibition or athletic building or any other recreational facility, or any manufacturing, commercial, research or related facility for the promotion or development of industry or trade or any one or more or all of the foregoing. See Alabama Code 4-3-40
  • Out-of-state bank: means a bank whose home state is a state other than Alabama. See Alabama Code 5-13B-21
  • Out-of-state state bank: means a bank chartered under the laws of any state other than Alabama. See Alabama Code 5-13B-21
  • owner: A person owning one or more dwellings or businesses. See Alabama Code 45-19-141.02
  • owner: When applied to a building or land, shall include any part owner, joint owner, tenant in common, tenant in partnership, joint tenant, or tenant by the entirety of the whole or of a part of the building or land. See Alabama Code 45-35-20.03
  • owner: The owner of a motor vehicle as shown on the motor vehicle registration records of the Alabama Department of Revenue or the analogous department or agency of another state or country. See Alabama Code 45-37A-331.02
  • OWNER OCCUPIED: Real property that is lawfully occupied as a principal residence that is any of the following:

    a. See Alabama Code 11-40-62

  • owners: as used in this article , shall mean the person in whose name the property is assessed for ad valorem tax purposes in the absence of proof to the contrary. See Alabama Code 11-42-20
  • parent: The legal mother or the legal father of a child under the jurisdiction of the juvenile court pursuant to this chapter. See Alabama Code 12-15-102
  • parent: Natural or legal father or mother. See Alabama Code 26-10A-2
  • PARTIAL-BIRTH ABORTION: An abortion in which the person performing the abortion partially vaginally delivers a living fetus before killing the fetus and completing the delivery. See Alabama Code 26-23-2
  • PARTIES IN INTEREST: The adoptive parents and the natural parents unless the rights of the natural parents have been terminated or relinquished for purposes of adoption then the agency that has custody becomes a party in interest. See Alabama Code 26-10A-2
  • payee: An individual who is receiving tax free payments under a structured settlement and proposes to make a transfer of payment rights thereunder. See Alabama Code 6-11-51
  • pension: Payments for life derived from money provided by the employer. See Alabama Code 12-17-227
  • PERIODIC PAYMENTS: Includes both recurring payments and scheduled future lump sum payments. See Alabama Code 6-11-51
  • PERMITTED INVESTMENTS: (i) Government securities; (ii) bonds, debentures, notes or other evidences of indebtedness issued by any of the following agencies: bank for cooperatives; federal intermediate credit banks; Federal Financing Bank; federal home loan banks; Federal Farm Credit Bank; Export-Import Bank of the United States; federal land banks; or Farmers Home Administration or any other agency or corporation which has been or may hereafter be created by or pursuant to an act of the Congress of the United States as an agency or instrumentality thereof; (iii) bonds, notes, pass through securities or other evidences of indebtedness of Government National Mortgage Association and participation certificates of Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation; (iv) full faith and credit obligations of any state, provided that at the time of purchase such obligations are rated at least "AA" by Standard & Poor's Corporation and at least "Aa" by Moody's Investors Service; (v) public housing bonds issued by public agencies or municipalities and fully secured as to the payment of both principal and interest by contracts with the United States of America, or temporary notes, preliminary notes or project notes issued by public agencies or municipalities, in each case fully secured as to the payment of both principal and interest by a requisition or payment agreement with the United States of America; (vi) time deposits evidenced by certificates of deposit issued by banks or savings and loan associations which are members of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, provided that, to the extent such time deposits are not covered by federal deposit insurance, such time deposits, including interest thereon, are fully secured by a pledge of obligations described in clauses (i), (ii), (iii), and (v) above, which at all times have a market value not less than the amount of such bank time deposits required to be so secured and which meet the greater of 100 percent collateralization or the "AA" collateral levels established by Standard & Poor's Corporation for structured financings; (vii) repurchase agreements for obligations of the type specified in clauses (i), (ii), (iii), and (v) above, provided such repurchase agreements are fully collateralized and secured by such obligations which have a market value at least equal to the purchase price of such repurchase agreements which are held by a depository satisfactory to the State Treasurer in such manner as may be required to provide a prefected security interest in such obligations, and which meet the greater of 100 percent collateralization or the "AA" collateral levels established by Standard & Poor's Corporation for structured financings; and (viii) uncollateralized investment agreements with, or certificates of deposit issued by, banks or bank holding companies, the senior long-term securities of which are rated at least "AA" by Standard & Poor's Corporation and at least "Aa" by Moody's Investors Service. See Alabama Code 2-5A-30
  • person: One or more individuals, corporations, partnerships, associations, labor organizations, legal representatives, mutual companies, joint-stock companies, trusts, unincorporated organizations, trustees, trustees in bankruptcy, receivers, and fiduciaries. See Alabama Code 24-8-3
  • person: Unless limited to a natural person by the context in which it is used, such term includes a public or private corporation, a municipality, a county, a cooperative, or an agency, department or instrumentality of the state or of a county or municipality or cooperative. See Alabama Code 11-89-1
  • person: Any individual, firm, partnership, corporation, association, or any combination thereof. See Alabama Code 45-33-243
  • person: Includes all associations, clubs, societies, firms, partnerships, and bodies politic and corporate, as well as individuals or groups of individuals, and includes any trustee, receiver, assignee, or similar representative thereof. See Alabama Code 45-35-20.03
  • person: Unless limited to a natural person by the context in which it is used, a person, corporation, association, partnership or cooperative. See Alabama Code 2-3A-2
  • person: Unless limited to a natural person by the context in which it is used, such term includes a public or private corporation, a municipality, a county or an agency, department or instrumentality of the state, or of a county or municipality. See Alabama Code 11-99B-1
  • person: An individual, sole proprietorship, business, partnership, corporation, limited liability company, association, firm, or any other form of legally recognized entity. See Alabama Code 25-14-3
  • person: Unless limited to a natural person by the context in which it is used, includes a public or private corporation, a municipality, a county, or an agency, department, or instrumentality of the state, or of a county or municipality. See Alabama Code 45-35A-52.01
  • person: A partnership, corporation, or an association. See Alabama Code 26-9-2
  • person: Such term shall include individuals, firms, partnerships and associations. See Alabama Code 2-10-50
  • person: Unless limited to a natural person by the context in which it is used, such term includes a public or private corporation, a municipality, a county, or an agency, department, or instrumentality of the state or of a county or municipality. See Alabama Code 45-36-252
  • person: Any individual, partnership, corporation, or association. See Alabama Code 2-15-20
  • person: Any individual, partnership, corporation, association or other business unit. See Alabama Code 2-15-131
  • PERSONAL PROPERTY: Every species of property except real property. See Alabama Code 45-35-20.03
  • Personal Property Instrument: means any instrument or document affecting the title to personal property only (as distinguished from real property) that may be now or hereafter required to be filed or titled for record in the probate office, in accordance with the applicable requirements of the laws of this state, including, without limitation, Sections 35-4-50 and 35-4-90. See Alabama Code 45-23-83.01
  • Petit jury: A group of citizens who hear the evidence presented by both sides at trial and determine the facts in dispute. Federal criminal juries consist of 12 persons. Federal civil juries consist of six persons.
  • PHOTOGRAPHIC TRAFFIC SIGNAL ENFORCEMENT SYSTEM: A camera system which is designed and installed to work in conjunction with an electrically operated traffic control device using vehicle sensors synchronized to automatically record, either by conventional film or digital imaging, sequenced photographs or full motion video of the rear of a motor vehicle while proceeding through a signalized intersection. See Alabama Code 45-37A-331.02
  • physician: A doctor of medicine or osteopathy legally authorized to practice medicine and surgery by the state or any other individual legally authorized by the state to perform abortions. See Alabama Code 26-23-2
  • PICK-UP ORDER: In any case before the juvenile court, an order directing any law enforcement officer or other person authorized by this chapter to take a child into custody and to deliver the child to a place of detention, shelter, or other care designated by the juvenile court. See Alabama Code 12-15-102
  • plan: The District Attorneys' Plan provided for in Section 12-17-227. See Alabama Code 12-17-227
  • plan: The City of Mobile, Alabama, Police and Firefighters Retirement Plan, as provided for in this part. See Alabama Code 45-49A-63
  • PLAN OF CONVERSION: That written document containing all the information and meeting the requirements as set forth in Section 5-7A-62(1). See Alabama Code 5-7A-61
  • PLAN YEAR: The 12-month period beginning on any October 1. See Alabama Code 45-49A-63
  • Pleadings: Written statements of the parties in a civil case of their positions. In the federal courts, the principal pleadings are the complaint and the answer.
  • PLEDGED FUNDS: When used with reference to any warrants issued by any county pursuant to the provisions of this chapter, any taxes, revenues, or other funds pledged pursuant to Section 11-28-3 for the payment of the principal of and interest on such warrants, irrespective of whether such warrants constitute general obligations of such county or limited obligations payable solely from the taxes, revenues, or other funds so pledged. See Alabama Code 11-28-1.1
  • POST-EMPLOYMENT BENEFITS: Non-pension benefits sponsored in whole or in part by a governmental entity and paid in whole or in part by a governmental entity on behalf of retired employees or their dependents after separation from service in accordance with the terms of the relevant plan providing such benefits. See Alabama Code 11-104-2
  • Power of attorney: A written instrument which authorizes one person to act as another's agent or attorney. The power of attorney may be for a definite, specific act, or it may be general in nature. The terms of the written power of attorney may specify when it will expire. If not, the power of attorney usually expires when the person granting it dies. Source: OCC
  • Preliminary hearing: A hearing where the judge decides whether there is enough evidence to make the defendant have a trial.
  • present sale: means a sale which is accomplished by the making of the contract. See Alabama Code 7-2-106
  • Presentence report: A report prepared by a court's probation officer, after a person has been convicted of an offense, summarizing for the court the background information needed to determine the appropriate sentence. Source: U.S. Courts
  • President pro tempore: A constitutionally recognized officer of the Senate who presides over the chamber in the absence of the Vice President. The President Pro Tempore (or, "president for a time") is elected by the Senate and is, by custom, the Senator of the majority party with the longest record of continuous service.
  • Presiding officer: A majority-party Senator who presides over the Senate and is charged with maintaining order and decorum, recognizing Members to speak, and interpreting the Senate's rules, practices and precedents.
  • PRESSURE VESSEL: A vessel other than those vessels defined in subdivision (2) in which the pressure is obtained from an external source or by the application of heat. See Alabama Code 25-12-2
  • PRESUMED FATHER: Any male person as defined in the Alabama Uniform Parentage Act. See Alabama Code 26-10A-2
  • Principal office: means the office, in or out of this state, so designated in the annual report where the principal executive offices of a domestic or foreign corporation are located. See Alabama Code 10A-2-1.40
  • PRINCIPAL OFFICE: The place at which the certificate of incorporation and amendments thereto, the bylaws and the minutes of proceedings of the board of a district are kept. See Alabama Code 11-89-1
  • PRINCIPAL OFFICE: The place at which the certificate of incorporation and amendments thereto, the bylaws, and the minutes of proceedings of the board of a district are kept. See Alabama Code 11-99B-1
  • PRINCIPAL OFFICE: The place at which the certificate of incorporation and amendments thereto, the bylaws and the minutes of the proceedings of the board of the authority are kept. See Alabama Code 45-35A-52.01
  • PRINCIPAL OFFICE: The place at which the certificate of incorporation and amendments thereto, the bylaws, and the minutes of the proceedings of the board of an authority are kept. See Alabama Code 11-101A-2
  • PRIVATE RESIDENCE: A separate dwelling or a separate apartment in a multiple dwelling which is occupied by members of a single-family unit. See Alabama Code 25-13-2
  • Pro se: A Latin term meaning "on one's own behalf"; in courts, it refers to persons who present their own cases without lawyers.
  • probation: The legal status created by order of the juvenile court following an adjudication of delinquency or in need of supervision whereby a child is permitted to remain in a community subject to supervision and return to the juvenile court for violation of probation at any time during the period of probation. See Alabama Code 12-15-102
  • Probation officers: Screen applicants for pretrial release and monitor convicted offenders released under court supervision.
  • producer: Any person engaging in the business of severing pit run sand, clay, sand-gravel, clay-gravel, sand-clay, and gravel from the soil within Hale County. See Alabama Code 45-33-243
  • PRODUCERS OF AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS: Individual persons, partnerships, associations and corporations who produce such products either directly or as landlords, tenants or sharecroppers. See Alabama Code 2-10-90
  • PRODUCTION OF AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS: Such term shall include fishing activities and the harvesting of aquatic and seafood products as well as the production of other agricultural or farm products hereinabove defined in subdivision (1) of this section. See Alabama Code 2-10-50
  • PROFESSIONAL EMPLOYER ORGANIZATION: A person engaged in the business of providing professional employer services through one or more professional employer organization arrangements. See Alabama Code 25-14-3
  • PROFESSIONAL EMPLOYER ORGANIZATION ARRANGEMENTS: An arrangement under contract where an employee of a professional employer organization is assigned or leased, or both, to work at a client company. See Alabama Code 25-14-3
  • PROFESSIONAL EMPLOYER SERVICES: The service of entering into relationships under this chapter in which all or a majority of the employees providing services to a client or to a division or work unit of clients are covered employees. See Alabama Code 25-14-3
  • project: Any land and any building or other improvement thereon and all real and personal properties deemed necessary in connection therewith, whether or not now in existence, which shall be suitable for use by the following or by any combination of two or more thereof:

    a. See Alabama Code 11-20-1

  • project: Any land and any building or other improvement thereon and all real and personal properties deemed necessary in connection therewith, whether or not now in existence, which shall be suitable for use by the following or by any combination of two or more thereof:

    a. See Alabama Code 11-20-30

  • project: Any low-rent housing hereafter developed or acquired by the authority with financial assistance of the United States of America acting through the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development. See Alabama Code 24-7-1
  • project: Any capital improvement, facility, structure, building, property, or appurtenances thereto of any nature, type, or description which any member is authorized by any law of the state to own, acquire, construct, or finance. See Alabama Code 11-99B-1
  • project: Interests in land, buildings, structures, facilities, or other improvements located or to be located within the downtown development area, and any fixtures, machinery, equipment, furniture, or other property of any nature whatsoever used on, in, or in connection with any such land, interest in land, building, structure, facility, or other improvement, all for the essential public purpose of the development of trade, commerce, industry, and employment opportunities in the downtown development area. See Alabama Code 45-35A-52.01
  • project: Any land and any buildings or other improvements thereon and all real and personal properties deemed necessary in connection therewith, whether or not now in existence, which shall be suitable for use by the United States. See Alabama Code 11-101A-2
  • PROMOTIONAL REGISTER: Typewritten lists containing the names of those classified employees, presently assigned, who have successfully passed mental tests for promotion to higher positions within the classified service and which names are listed in the order of final grades attained on such tests from the highest grade attained to the lowest grade attained. See Alabama Code 45-35A-51.01
  • property: Only land which has been subdivided and platted. See Alabama Code 11-88-40
  • property: Real and personal property and interests therein. See Alabama Code 11-89-1
  • property: Real and personal property and interests therein. See Alabama Code 11-99B-1
  • property: Real and personal property and interests therein. See Alabama Code 45-36-252
  • PUBLIC CORPORATION: Any public corporation organized under the laws of the state. See Alabama Code 11-89-1
  • PUBLIC CORPORATION: Any public corporation organized under the laws of the state. See Alabama Code 11-99B-1
  • Public defender: Represent defendants who can't afford an attorney in criminal matters.
  • PUBLIC FACILITIES: When used with reference to or in connection with any county, any or all of the following facilities which such county may at any time have been or be authorized to acquire, by construction, purchase, or otherwise, pursuant to any laws other than this chapter, or facilities that a municipality may have been or be authorized to acquire, including all land and all easements and other rights or interests in land necessary or desirable for such facilities:

    a. See Alabama Code 11-28-1.1

  • PUBLIC FIRE PROTECTION FACILITY: A fire protection facility which is owned or operated by the United States of America, the state, a county, a municipality, a public corporation, any combination of any thereof or any agency or instrumentality of any one or more thereof or in which any one or more thereof or any agency or instrumentality of any one or more thereof holds a reversionary or remainder interest. See Alabama Code 11-89-1
  • PUBLIC HEARING: A meeting of the board open to the public, where any citizen, taxpayer, or other interested party may appear and be heard, subject to the duly adopted rules and regulations. See Alabama Code 45-35A-51.01
  • Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
  • PUBLIC RECORD: A record which the members of the public shall have the right to inspect, within reason and during ordinary business hours. See Alabama Code 45-35A-51.01
  • PUBLIC REVENUES: Any one or more of the items of tax proceeds and other revenues that a municipality or county is authorized to pledge for its bonds under the provisions of Section 11-81-16. See Alabama Code 11-99B-1
  • PUBLIC SEWER SYSTEM: A sewer system which is owned or operated by the United States of America, the state, a county, a municipality, a public corporation, a cooperative, any combination of any thereof or any agency or instrumentality of any one or more thereof or in which any one or more thereof or any agency or instrumentality of any one or more thereof holds a reversionary or remainder interest. See Alabama Code 11-89-1
  • PUBLIC WATER SYSTEM: A water system which is owned or operated by the United States of America, the state, a county, a municipality, a public corporation, a cooperative, any combination of any thereof or any agency or instrumentality of any one or more thereof or in which any one or more thereof or any agency or instrumentality of any one or more thereof holds a reversionary or remainder interest. See Alabama Code 11-89-1
  • PUBLIC WATER SYSTEM: A water system which is owned or operated by the United States of America, the state, a county, a municipality, a public corporation organized under the laws of the state, any combination of any thereof, or any agency or instrumentality of any one or more thereof or in which any one or more thereof or any agency or instrumentality of any one or more thereof holds a reversionary or remainder interest. See Alabama Code 45-36-252
  • purchaser: Any person acquiring title, outright or conditionally, to any interest in severed pit run sand, clay, sand-gravel, clay-gravel, sand-clay, and gravel. See Alabama Code 45-33-243
  • pure honey: as used in this article , shall mean the nectar of plants that has been transformed by, and is the natural product of the honeybee, either in the honeycomb or taken from the honeycomb and marketed in a liquid, crystalized or granulated condition. See Alabama Code 2-11-120
  • PUTATIVE FATHER: The alleged or reputed father. See Alabama Code 26-10A-2
  • QUALIFIED ASSIGNMENT AGREEMENT: An agreement providing for a qualified assignment within the meaning of Section 130 of the United States Internal Revenue Code, United States Code Title 26, as amended from time to time. See Alabama Code 6-11-51
  • QUALITY ASSURANCE PROVISIONS: Specifications for assessing and improving the quality of care provided by the integrated care networks. See Alabama Code 22-6-220
  • REAL PROPERTY: Includes lands, tenements, and hereditaments. See Alabama Code 45-35-20.03
  • Real Property Instrument: means and includes any instrument or document affecting the title to real property that may now or hereafter be filed for record in the probate office pursuant to the applicable requirements of the laws of this state, including, without limitation, Section 12-13-43, and all statutes providing for the filing and recording of notices or statements of liens of any kind, notices of judgment, and plats or maps showing subdivisions of real estate. See Alabama Code 45-23-83.01
  • recall: An individual who was temporarily separated from an employer but who is called back to work for that same employer. See Alabama Code 25-11-3
  • Recess: A temporary interruption of the legislative business.
  • Record date: means the date established under Article 6 or 7 on which a corporation determines the identity of its shareholders and their shareholdings for purposes of this chapter. See Alabama Code 10A-2-1.40
  • REDEMPTION AMOUNT: The sum of a. See Alabama Code 11-40-62
  • REFUNDABLE DEBT: With respect to any county, (i) any debt of such county evidenced by warrants issued pursuant to the provisions of this chapter and (ii) any valid debt of such county that is evidenced by bonds, notes, warrants or other instruments issued pursuant to laws other than this chapter and that was initially incurred to pay the costs of public facilities or to refund debt that, through one or more prior refundings, was initially incurred to pay the costs of public facilities. See Alabama Code 11-28-1.1
  • REFUNDING BONDS: Those refunding bonds issued under and pursuant to Section 2-5A-35. See Alabama Code 2-5A-30
  • REGIONAL CARE ORGANIZATION: An organization of health care providers that contracts with the Medicaid Agency to provide a comprehensive package of Medicaid benefits to Medicaid beneficiaries in a defined region of the state. See Alabama Code 22-6-220
  • registrant: A person or entity registered as a professional employer organization under this chapter or renewing a registration under this chapter. See Alabama Code 25-14-3
  • REGULAR INTEREST: Interest compounded annually at the rate determined by the Board of Control. See Alabama Code 12-17-227
  • rehire: An individual who was separated from an employer on other than a temporary basis but who is returning to work for that same employer. See Alabama Code 25-11-3
  • relinquishment: Giving up the physical custody of a minor for purpose of placement for adoption to a licensed child placing agency or the Department of Human Resources. See Alabama Code 26-10A-2
  • Remand: When an appellate court sends a case back to a lower court for further proceedings.
  • repair: A repair as defined in the referenced standards and which does not require a permit. See Alabama Code 25-13-2
  • Rescission: The cancellation of budget authority previously provided by Congress. The Impoundment Control Act of 1974 specifies that the President may propose to Congress that funds be rescinded. If both Houses have not approved a rescission proposal (by passing legislation) within 45 days of continuous session, any funds being withheld must be made available for obligation.
  • reservation: Any land, the title to which is held by the Mowa Band of Choctaw Indians. See Alabama Code 24-7-1
  • RESIDENTIAL FACILITY: A dwelling, other than a detention or shelter care facility, providing living accommodations, care, treatment, and maintenance for children, including, but not limited to, institutions, foster family homes, group homes, half-way houses, and forestry camps operated, accredited, or licensed by a federal or state department or agency. See Alabama Code 12-15-102
  • RESIDUAL PARENTAL RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Those rights and responsibilities remaining with a parent after a transfer of legal custody of a child under the jurisdiction of the juvenile court pursuant to this chapter, including, but not necessarily limited to, the right of visitation, the right to withhold consent to adoption, the right to determine religious affiliation, and the responsibility for support, unless determined by order of the juvenile court not to be in the best interests of the child. See Alabama Code 12-15-102
  • RESPONSIBLE ADMINISTRATIVE AUTHORITY: With respect to a structured settlement, any government authority vested by law with exclusive jurisdiction over the settled claim resolved by such structured settlement. See Alabama Code 6-11-51
  • RESPONSIBLE PERSON: A child's natural parent, stepparent, adoptive parent, legal guardian, custodian, or any other person who has the permanent or temporary care or custody or responsibility for the supervision of a child. See Alabama Code 26-15-2
  • RESULTING BANK: The state chartered bank that results from conversion of a savings institution to a state chartered bank pursuant to this article. See Alabama Code 5-7A-61
  • Resulting bank: means a bank that has resulted from an interstate merger transaction under this article. See Alabama Code 5-13B-21
  • RETIRED EMPLOYEE: A former employee of a governmental entity who is eligible for post-employment benefits from the governmental entity. See Alabama Code 11-104-2
  • retirement: Withdrawal from active service with a retirement allowance or optional benefit in lieu thereof granted under this division. See Alabama Code 12-17-227
  • RETIREMENT ALLOWANCE: The sum of the annuity and the pension. See Alabama Code 12-17-227
  • RETIREMENT SYSTEM: The Employees' Retirement System of Alabama as defined in Section 36-27-2. See Alabama Code 12-17-227
  • REVENUE BONDS: Bonds issued by a city, county or authority which are limited or special, rather than general obligations of the issuer and which are not payable from the proceeds of an ad valorem tax. See Alabama Code 11-100-3
  • REVENUE COMMISSIONER: The Revenue Commissioner of Coosa County. See Alabama Code 45-19-141.02
  • Right of survivorship: The ownership rights that result in the acquisition of title to property by reason of having survived other co-owners.
  • RISK CONTRACT: A long-term care contract with a fully certified integrated care network under which the integrated care network assumes risk for the cost of the services covered under the contract and incurs loss if the cost of furnishing the services exceeds the payments under the contract and which is competitively bid or competitively procured. See Alabama Code 22-6-220
  • roster: A typewritten list showing the names of persons employed in the classified service by departments and the position occupied by each employee concerned. See Alabama Code 45-35A-51.01
  • RULES AND REGULATIONS: A prescribed course of procedure adopted by the board to promote the administration of this part and the system hereby created. See Alabama Code 45-35A-51.01
  • salary: as used in this division , is not intended to include or cover costs and charges of court or fees, commissions, percentages, or allowances of public officers, and such are not subject to writs of garnishment under the provisions of this division. See Alabama Code 6-6-480
  • SAVINGS INSTITUTION: A savings and loan association or savings bank organized under the laws of this state or organized under the laws of the United States and having its principal place of business in this state, whether a "capital stock saving institution" which is authorized to issue capital stock, or a "mutual savings institution" shares of which are owned by its members. See Alabama Code 5-7A-61
  • secretary: The Secretary of the State of Alabama, Department of Labor. See Alabama Code 25-11-3
  • secretary: The Secretary of Labor. See Alabama Code 25-12-2
  • secretary: The Secretary of the Alabama Department of Labor. See Alabama Code 25-14-3
  • SECRETARY OF AGRICULTURE: The Secretary of the Federal Department of Agriculture. See Alabama Code 25-11-3
  • SECRETARY OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES: The Secretary of the Federal Department of Health and Human Services. See Alabama Code 25-11-3
  • SECRETARY OF LABOR: The Secretary of the Federal Department of Labor. See Alabama Code 25-11-3
  • SECURE CUSTODY: As used with regard to juvenile detention facilities and the Department of Youth Services, this term means residential facilities with construction features designed to physically restrict the movements and activities of persons in custody such as locked rooms and buildings, including rooms and buildings that contain alarm devices that prevent departure; fences; or other physical structures. See Alabama Code 12-15-102
  • securities: When used with reference to debt instruments to be issued by the corporation, shall mean and include notes, bonds and other forms of indebtedness. See Alabama Code 2-6-70
  • securities: Bonds, notes, warrants, certificates of indebtedness, or other evidences of indebtedness, including, without limiting the generality of the foregoing, notes issued in anticipation of the sale of any of the foregoing. See Alabama Code 11-101A-2
  • Seller: means a person who sells or contracts to sell goods. See Alabama Code 7-2-103
  • Sequester: To separate. Sometimes juries are sequestered from outside influences during their deliberations.
  • SERIOUS PHYSICAL INJURY: Serious physical injury as defined in Section 13A-1-2. See Alabama Code 26-15-2
  • service: Service recognized in accordance with Subpart 3 for purposes of determining a member's eligibility for a benefit under the plan and the amount of that benefit. See Alabama Code 45-49A-63
  • SERVICE AREA: The geographic area or areas in which a district is authorized by its certificate of incorporation or any amendment thereto to render water service, fire protection service, sewer service or any thereof, which area may include both territory located outside the boundaries of any municipality and territory located within the boundaries of one or more municipalities. See Alabama Code 11-89-1
  • SERVICE AREA: The geographic area or areas in which the authority is authorized by its certificate of incorporation or any amendment thereto to render water, sewer, or garbage service shall be any area within the county in which such service is not provided by another public authority. See Alabama Code 45-36-252
  • SETTLED CLAIM: The original tort claim resolved by a structured settlement. See Alabama Code 6-11-51
  • SETTLEMENT STATEMENT: The statement of receipts and disbursements for a transaction related to real estate, including a statement prescribed under the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act of 1974, 12 U. See Alabama Code 24-11-3
  • severing: Cutting, mining, stripping, or otherwise taking or removing from the soil within Hale County. See Alabama Code 45-33-243
  • SEWER SERVICE: All services involved in collecting, transporting, treating and disposing of sanitary sewage or solid wastes and the performing of all functions and activities reasonably incident to the operation of a sewer system. See Alabama Code 11-89-1
  • SEWER SERVICE: The construction, operation, and maintenance of sewer disposal facilities and lines in areas of the county not served by any other public sewer facility. See Alabama Code 45-36-252
  • SEWER SYSTEM: A sanitary sewer system, including mains, laterals, sewage disposal plants and sewage treatment plants and all appurtenances to such a system and all properties, rights, easements and franchises deemed necessary or desirable by the district for use in rendering sewer services. See Alabama Code 11-89-1
  • Shareholder: means the person in whose name shares are registered in the records of a corporation or the beneficial owner of shares to the extent of the rights granted by a nominee certificate on file with a corporation. See Alabama Code 10A-2-1.40
  • Shares: means the units into which the proprietary interests in a corporation are divided. See Alabama Code 10A-2-1.40
  • SHEEP OR GOAT PRODUCER: Any person residing in Alabama, any Alabama corporation, or Alabama legal business entity that owns or has a financial investment in sheep or goats located in Alabama. See Alabama Code 2-8-310
  • SHELTER CARE: The temporary care of children in group homes, foster care, relative placement, or other nonpenal facilities. See Alabama Code 12-15-102
  • shoals: The geographic region of the State of Alabama comprising the Counties of Colbert and Lauderdale. See Alabama Code 45-39-92
  • SINGLE-FAMILY RESIDENCE: A single-family residence owned and occupied by a first-time and second chance home buyer as the first-time and second chance home buyer's principal residence, which may also include a manufactured home, trailer, mobile home, condominium unit, or cooperative. See Alabama Code 24-11-3
  • site: The entire tract, subdivision, or parcel of land on which a manufactured building is installed. See Alabama Code 24-4A-2
  • SIXTY PERCENT OF MEDIAN FAMILY INCOME: A person or persons living together whose annual income or incomes do not exceed 60 percent of the median family income of a geographic area, as determined by the U. See Alabama Code 24-10-2
  • SOCIAL SECURITY ACT: The Federal Social Security Act. See Alabama Code 25-11-3
  • SOLID WASTES: All solid wastes and hazardous wastes as the same are defined in Article 1 of Chapter 27 of Title 22. See Alabama Code 11-89-1
  • special corporation: shall mean any corporation organized pursuant to this article. See Alabama Code 11-89-31
  • SPECIAL NEEDS CHILD: A child as defined by the federal Adoption Assistance and Child Welfare Act of 1980. See Alabama Code 26-10A-2
  • state: The State of Alabama. See Alabama Code 11-104-2
  • state: The State of Alabama. See Alabama Code 4-3-1
  • state: The State of Alabama and any department, board, bureau, commission, or other agency thereof. See Alabama Code 11-3-42
  • state: The State of Alabama. See Alabama Code 4-3-40
  • state: The State of Alabama. See Alabama Code 11-9-20
  • State: means any state, territory, or other possession of the United States, including the District of Columbia. See Alabama Code 5-13B-21
  • state: The State of Alabama. See Alabama Code 45-19-141.02
  • state: The State of Alabama. See Alabama Code 23-6-1
  • state: The State of Alabama. See Alabama Code 23-8-3
  • state: The State of Alabama. See Alabama Code 25-11-3
  • state: The State of Alabama. See Alabama Code 11-89-1
  • state: The State of Alabama. See Alabama Code 2-3A-2
  • state: The State of Alabama. See Alabama Code 2-6-70
  • state: The State of Alabama. See Alabama Code 11-99B-1
  • state: The State of Alabama. See Alabama Code 45-35A-52.01
  • state: The State of Alabama. See Alabama Code 45-36-252
  • state: The State of Alabama. See Alabama Code 11-29-3
  • state: The State of Alabama. See Alabama Code 11-101A-2
  • STATE ASSISTANCE PAYMENTS: Payments to a city, county or entities or authorities thereof, under this chapter. See Alabama Code 11-100-3
  • STATE CHARTERED BANK: A bank the same as if such bank were incorporated, chartered and permitted to do business, all as provided in Section 5-5A-1 et seq. See Alabama Code 5-7A-61
  • STATE DIRECTORY OF NEW HIRES: A directory containing the name, address, Social Security number, and date of hire of each newly hired, recalled, or rehired individual, as reported by employers to the Department of Labor. See Alabama Code 25-11-3
  • streets: Streets, avenues, boulevards, roads, lanes, alleys, viaducts, and other roads. See Alabama Code 11-24-1
  • STRUCTURED SETTLEMENT: An arrangement for periodic payment of damages for personal injuries or sickness established by settlement or judgment in resolution of a tort claim. See Alabama Code 6-11-51
  • STRUCTURED SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT: The agreement, judgment, stipulation, or release embodying the terms of a structured settlement. See Alabama Code 6-11-51
  • STRUCTURED SETTLEMENT OBLIGOR: With respect to any structured settlement, the party that has the continuing obligation to make periodic payments to the payee under a structured settlement agreement or a qualified assignment agreement. See Alabama Code 6-11-51
  • STRUCTURED SETTLEMENT PAYMENT RIGHTS: Rights to receive periodic payments under a structured settlement, whether from the structured settlement obligor or the annuity issuer, where:

    a. See Alabama Code 6-11-51

  • subdivision: The development and division of a lot, tract, or parcel of land into two or more lots, plats, sites, or otherwise for the purpose of establishing or creating a subdivision through the sale, lease, or building development. See Alabama Code 11-24-1
  • Subpoena duces tecum: A command to a witness to produce documents.
  • Subscriber: means a person who subscribes for shares in a corporation, whether before or after incorporation. See Alabama Code 10A-2-1.40
  • superintendent: The Superintendent of Banks for the State of Alabama. See Alabama Code 5-7A-61
  • Superintendent: means the Superintendent of Banks then in office and, where appropriate, all of his or her successors and predecessors in office. See Alabama Code 5-13B-21
  • SUPERNUMERARY DISTRICT ATTORNEY: A supernumerary district attorney who has elected to come under the provisions and requirements of Division 2 of this article. See Alabama Code 12-17-227
  • SUPPLY DISTRICT: A district which renders sewer service or water service only to one or more counties, municipalities, or other public corporations, a cooperative, or to one or more customers of a county, municipality, public corporation, or a cooperative at its written request. See Alabama Code 11-89-1
  • system: Structural, plumbing, mechanical, heating, electrical, or ventilating elements, materials or components combined for use in a manufactured building. See Alabama Code 24-4A-2
  • TAX CERTIFICATE HOLDER: Any of the following:

    a. See Alabama Code 11-40-62

  • TAX PAYOFF: Any and all amounts necessary to satisfy any claims for delinquent taxes assessed against the real property on which the Class 2 municipality is seeking to foreclosure under this article. See Alabama Code 11-40-62
  • taxes: Those taxes assessed against real property by either the State of Alabama, the county in which the real property is situated, or the Class 2 municipality that are delinquent, as defined in Section 40-11-4 or Section 11-51-2, as of the date a proceeding under this article is commenced or at any time before final resolution of the same, and shall also include any taxes assessed against real property that are unpaid from any previous year and any amounts required for redemption under Section 40-10-82, 40-10-120, or Section 11-51-23. See Alabama Code 11-40-62
  • TEMPORARY EMPLOYEE: A person employed either through a staffing service or directly by an employer to support or supplement the existing work force in special situations such as employee absences, temporary skill shortages, seasonal workloads, and special assignments and projects with the expectation that the position of the person shall be terminated upon the completion of the task or function. See Alabama Code 25-14-3
  • Temporary restraining order: Prohibits a person from an action that is likely to cause irreparable harm. This differs from an injunction in that it may be granted immediately, without notice to the opposing party, and without a hearing. It is intended to last only until a hearing can be held.
  • Tenancy in common: A type of property ownership in which two or more individuals have an undivided interest in property. At the death of one tenant in common, his (her) fractional percentage of ownership in the property passes to the decedent
  • TERMS OF THE STRUCTURED SETTLEMENT: Include, with respect to any structured settlement, the terms of the structured settlement agreement, the annuity contract, any qualified assignment agreement, and any order or other approval of any court or responsible administrative authority or other government authority that authorized or approved the structured settlement. See Alabama Code 6-11-51
  • Testator: A male person who leaves a will at death.
  • tests: Written, oral, or other methods of evaluation established by the board or director, to determine the merit, aptitude, knowledge of the job, and general qualifications, other than physical, of applicants to fill initial positions within the classified service, or for the promotion of those classified employees presently assigned to higher positions within the classified service, or for the purpose of reclassification or transfer of such employees into new or existing positions within the classified service. See Alabama Code 45-35A-51.01
  • TO RENT: To lease, to sublease, to let, and otherwise to grant for a consideration the right to occupy premises not owned by the occupant. See Alabama Code 24-8-3
  • ton: A short ton of 2,000 pounds. See Alabama Code 45-33-243
  • Tort: A civil wrong or breach of a duty to another person, as outlined by law. A very common tort is negligent operation of a motor vehicle that results in property damage and personal injury in an automobile accident.
  • TRAFFIC CONTROL SIGNAL: Any device, whether manually, electrically, or mechanically operated, by which traffic is alternately directed to stop and permitted to proceed as defined in Section 32-1-1. See Alabama Code 45-37A-331.02
  • TRAFFIC SIGNAL VIOLATION: Any violation of Section 32-5A-31, Section 32-5A-32, or Section 32-5A-35, or of any combination thereof, wherein a vehicle proceeds into a signalized intersection at a time while the traffic control signal for that vehicle's lane of travel is emitting a steady red signal. See Alabama Code 45-37A-331.02
  • TRAINED TECHNICIAN: A sworn law enforcement officer employed by the city who alternatively:

    a. See Alabama Code 45-37A-331.02

  • transfer: Any sale, assignment, pledge, hypothecation, or other alienation or encumbrance of structured settlement payment rights made by a payee for consideration; provided that the term does not include the creation or perfection of a security interest in structured settlement payment rights under a security agreement entered into with a bank or other insured depository institution or a subsidiary or affiliate of a bank or other insured depository institution (secured party) until and unless the secured party redirects the structured settlement payments to such secured party, or an agent or successor in interest thereof, or otherwise enforces the security interest against the structured settlement payment rights. See Alabama Code 6-11-51
  • TRANSFER AGREEMENT: The agreement providing for a transfer of structured settlement payment rights. See Alabama Code 6-11-51
  • TRANSFER EXPENSES: All expenses of a transfer that are required under the transfer agreement to be paid by the payee or deducted from the gross advance amount, including, without limitation, court filing fees, attorneys' fees, escrow fees, lien recordation fees, judgment and lien search fees, finders' fees, commissions, and other payments to a broker or other intermediary. See Alabama Code 6-11-51
  • transferee: A party acquiring or proposing to acquire structured settlement payment rights through a transfer; provided that the term does not include a secured party who has not received a transfer of the structured settlement payment rights as the term "transfer" is defined in subdivision (18). See Alabama Code 6-11-51
  • transporter: Any person transporting pit run sand, clay, sand-gravel, clay-gravel, sand-clay, and gravel from the place where it is severed or from any other place to any other place, within or without Hale County. See Alabama Code 45-33-243
  • Treasury shares: means shares of a corporation that have been issued, have been subsequently acquired by and belong to the corporation, and have not been canceled or restored to the status of authorized but unissued shares. See Alabama Code 10A-2-1.40
  • tribe: The Mowa Band of Choctaw Indians. See Alabama Code 24-7-1
  • trust: Any single-employer or multiple-employer trust or fund established for the purpose of funding post-employment benefits and includes, but is not limited to, an Internal Revenue Code Section 115 trust, 26 U. See Alabama Code 11-104-2
  • Trust account: A general term that covers all types of accounts in a trust department, such as estates, guardianships, and agencies. Source: OCC
  • TRUST FUND: "The Alabama Trust Fund" created by Amendment Number 450 of the Constitution of Alabama of 1901. See Alabama Code 11-29-3
  • TRUST INCOME: The net income received by the state, subsequent to the transfer of the initial trust capital by the State Treasurer to the board of trustees of the trust fund, from the investment and reinvestment of all assets of the trust fund, determined in accordance with the provisions of Amendment Number 450 of the Constitution of Alabama of 1901. See Alabama Code 11-29-3
  • trustee: The trustee of a trust. See Alabama Code 11-104-2
  • UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION: Any compensation payable under Section 25-4-1 et seq. See Alabama Code 25-11-3
  • Uniform Commercial Code: A set of statutes enacted by the various states to provide consistency among the states' commercial laws. It includes negotiable instruments, sales, stock transfers, trust and warehouse receipts, and bills of lading. Source: OCC
  • UNIFORMED OFFICER: A person employed by the city's police department or fire department as a police officer or firefighter, as the case may be, who (i) is certified as a police officer or firefighter by the State of Alabama, (ii) is in training to be certified by the State of Alabama as a police officer or firefighter, (iii) is employed by the city's police department or fire department other than as a certified police officer or firefighter and who was a participant in the plan immediately preceding October 1, 1997, or (iv) is in the police or fire cadet program. See Alabama Code 45-49A-63
  • UNITED STATES: The United States of America or any of its departments, agencies, or instrumentalities. See Alabama Code 11-101A-2
  • Uphold: The decision of an appellate court not to reverse a lower court decision.
  • urban renewal plan: means a plan, as it exists from time to time, for an urban renewal project, which plan shall conform to the general plan for the municipality as a whole and shall be sufficiently complete to indicate such land acquisition, demolition and removal of structures, redevelopment, improvements, and rehabilitation as may be proposed to be carried out in the area of the urban renewal project, zoning and planning changes, if any, land uses, maximum densities, building requirements, and the plan's relationship to definite local objectives respecting appropriate land uses, improved traffic, public transportation, public utilities, recreational and community facilities, and other public improvements. See Alabama Code 24-3-3
  • User fees: Fees charged to users of goods or services provided by the government. In levying or authorizing these fees, the legislature determines whether the revenue should go into the treasury or should be available to the agency providing the goods or services.
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.
  • Verdict: The decision of a petit jury or a judge.
  • Veto: The procedure established under the Constitution by which the President/Governor refuses to approve a bill or joint resolution and thus prevents its enactment into law. A regular veto occurs when the President/Governor returns the legislation to the house in which it originated. The President/Governor usually returns a vetoed bill with a message indicating his reasons for rejecting the measure. In Congress, the veto can be overridden only by a two-thirds vote in both the Senate and the House.
  • Voir dire: The process by which judges and lawyers select a petit jury from among those eligible to serve, by questioning them to determine knowledge of the facts of the case and a willingness to decide the case only on the evidence presented in court. "Voir dire" is a phrase meaning "to speak the truth."
  • Voting group: means all shares of one or more classes or series that under the articles of incorporation or this chapter are entitled to vote and be counted together collectively on a matter at a meeting of shareholders. See Alabama Code 10A-2-1.40
  • WAGE INFORMATION: Data related to the compensation an individual receives for employment, including wages paid to the individual, the individual's Social Security number, and the name, address, state and federal employer identification numbers of the individual's employer. See Alabama Code 25-11-3
  • wantonness: Conduct which is carried on with a reckless or conscious disregard of the rights or safety of others. See Alabama Code 6-11-20
  • ward: A beneficiary of the administration. See Alabama Code 26-9-2
  • WATER SERVICE: The providing, furnishing, supplying or distributing of water and the performing of all of the functions and activities reasonably incident to the operation of a water system. See Alabama Code 11-89-1
  • WATER SERVICE: The providing, furnishing, supplying, or distributing of water and the performing of all of the functions and activities reasonably incident to the operation of a water system. See Alabama Code 45-36-252
  • WATER SYSTEM: Land, plants, systems, facilities, buildings, and other property, or any combination of any thereof, which are used or useful or capable of future use in providing, furnishing, supplying, or distributing water, including, but not limited to, water supply systems, water distribution systems, reservoirs, wells, intakes, mains, laterals, aqueducts, pumping stations, standpipes, filtration plants, purification plants, meters, valves, fire hydrants, and all necessary appurtenances and equipment, and all properties, rights, easements, and franchises deemed necessary or desirable by the authority for use in rendering water service. See Alabama Code 45-36-252
  • WATER SYSTEMS: Land, plants, systems, facilities, buildings and other property or any combination of any thereof which are used or useful or capable of future use in providing, furnishing, supplying or distributing water, including, but not limited to, water supply systems, water distribution systems, reservoirs, wells, intakes, mains, laterals, aqueducts, pumping stations, standpipes, tanks, filtration plants, purification plants, meters, valves and all necessary appurtenances and equipment and all properties, rights, easements and franchises deemed necessary or desirable by the district for use in rendering water service. See Alabama Code 11-89-1
  • WATERWORKS SYSTEM: Facilities for the gathering, collecting, impounding, treatment, transmission and distribution or any of them of water for domestic use or for industrial use or both, together with all appurtenances to any such facilities and all property used or useful in connection with such facilities, including franchises. See Alabama Code 11-9-20
  • Whips: Assistants to the floor leaders who are also elected by their party conferences. The Majority and Minority Whips (and their assistants) are responsible for mobilizing votes within their parties on major issues. In the absence of a party floor leader, the whip often serves as acting floor leader.
  • Writ of certiorari: An order issued by the Supreme Court directing the lower court to transmit records for a case for which it will hear on appeal.