Sections
Division A Amendment of Articles of Incorporation 10-2B-10.01 – 10-2B-10.09
Division B Amendment of Bylaws 10-2B-10.20 – 10-2B-10.22

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

  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Affirmed: In the practice of the appellate courts, the decree or order is declared valid and will stand as rendered in the lower court.
  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • association: Any corporation organized under this article. See Alabama Code 2-10-50
  • board: The Board of Boilers and Pressure Vessels. See Alabama Code 25-12-2
  • 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
  • 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
  • Civil forfeiture: The loss of ownership of property used to conduct illegal activity.
  • 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
  • commissioner: The Commissioner of the State of Alabama, Department of Human Resources. See Alabama Code 25-11-3
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • county: Houston County. See Alabama Code 45-35-20.03
  • Court reporter: A person who makes a word-for-word record of what is said in court and produces a transcript of the proceedings upon request.
  • 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
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • department: The State of Alabama, Department of Industrial Relations. See Alabama Code 25-11-3
  • department: The Department of Labor. See Alabama Code 25-12-2
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
  • 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
  • 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
  • Executor: A male person named in a will to carry out the decedent
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • 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
  • 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
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • 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.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • oath: includes affirmation. See Alabama Code 1-1-1
  • 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
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • 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
  • personal property: includes money, goods, chattels, things in action and evidence of debt, deeds and conveyances. See Alabama Code 1-1-1
  • PERSONAL PROPERTY: Every species of property except real property. See Alabama Code 45-35-20.03
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • 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
  • Public defender: Represent defendants who can't afford an attorney in criminal matters.
  • real property: includes lands, tenements and hereditaments. See Alabama Code 1-1-1
  • REAL PROPERTY: Includes lands, tenements, and hereditaments. See Alabama Code 45-35-20.03
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Reporter: Makes a record of court proceedings and prepares a transcript, and also publishes the court's opinions or decisions (in the courts of appeals).
  • 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.
  • 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
  • state: The State of Alabama. See Alabama Code 25-11-3
  • 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.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • 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
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.
  • 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