§ 16-2-1 Creation; direction; duties of assistant state superintendents
§ 16-2-2 Duties of department
§ 16-2-3 Organization
§ 16-2-4 Publications by department
§ 16-2-5 Expenses of department
§ 16-2-6 Public kindergarten pilot programs
§ 16-2-7 Appointment, compensation, benefits, etc., of assistant state superintendents of education and division directors in State Department of Education; filling of vacancies
§ 16-2-8 Department authorized to contract for storage and distribution of federal food programs

Terms Used In Alabama Code > Title 16 > Chapter 2

  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Authority: means the Oxford Downtown Development Authority, a public corporation organized pursuant to this part. See Alabama Code 45-8A-111.01
  • Board: means the board of directors of the authority. See Alabama Code 45-8A-111.01
  • Bonds: means and shall include bonds, notes, and certificates representing an obligation to pay money. See Alabama Code 45-8A-111.01
  • Business: includes every trade, occupation, and profession for profit. See Alabama Code 45-8-172.05
  • City: means the City of Oxford, Alabama. See Alabama Code 45-8A-111.01
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Downtown development area: means the central business district of the city as established by ordinance of the city council. See Alabama Code 45-8A-111.01
  • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • foreign: With respect to an entity, that the entity is formed and existing under the laws of a jurisdiction other than this state. See Alabama Code 45-26-231.06
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Governing body: means , with respect to the city, its city council, board of commissioners, or other like governing body. See Alabama Code 45-8A-111.01
  • Interest rate: The amount paid by a borrower to a lender in exchange for the use of the lender's money for a certain period of time. Interest is paid on loans or on debt instruments, such as notes or bonds, either at regular intervals or as part of a lump sum payment when the issue matures. Source: OCC
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • 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
  • LIMITED LIABILITY PARTNERSHIP: A limited liability partnership as defined in Chapter 8A. See Alabama Code 45-26-231.06
  • Not for profit activity: includes every undertaking not for profit. See Alabama Code 45-8-172.05
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Partnership: means an association of two or more persons formed under Section 10A-8A-2. See Alabama Code 45-8-172.05
  • personal property: includes money, goods, chattels, things in action and evidence of debt, deeds and conveyances. See Alabama Code 30-3D-608
  • Probate: Proving a will
  • Project: means 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 45-8A-111.01
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • State: means the State of Alabama. See Alabama Code 45-8A-111.01