Article 1 General Provisions 16-25-1 – 16-25-34
Article 2 Cost of Living Increase Where Effective Date of Retirement Prior to October 1, 1987 16-25-40 – 16-25-47
Article 3 Cost of Living Increase Where Effective Date of Retirement Prior to October 1, 1989 16-25-60 – 16-25-64
Article 4 Cost of Living Increase Where Effective Date of Retirement Prior to October 1, 1992 16-25-80 – 16-25-84
Article 5 Cost of Living Increase Where Effective Date of Retirement Prior to October 1, 1994 16-25-100 – 16-25-105
Article 6 Cost of Living Increase for Retirement Date Prior to October 1, 1996 16-25-110 – 16-25-113
Article 7 Cost of Living for Retirement Date Prior to October 1, 1998 16-25-120 – 16-25-123
Article 8 Cost of Living Increase Where Effective Date of Retirement Prior to October 1, 2000 16-25-140
Article 9 Deferred Retirement Option Plan for Education Employees 16-25-150 – 16-25-154
Article 10 Cost-ofLiving Increase Where Effective Date of Retirement Prior to October 1, 2001 16-25-170
Article 11 Cost-of-living Increase Where Effective Date of Retirement Prior to October 1, 2004 16-25-190
Article 12 Cost-of-lving Adjustment Where Effective Date of Retirement Prior to October 1, 2006 16-25-200

Terms Used In Alabama Code > Title 16 > Chapter 25

  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
  • association: Includes, but is not limited to, an unincorporated nonprofit association as defined in Chapter 17 and an unincorporated professional association as defined in Article 1 of Chapter 30. See Alabama Code 10A-1-1.03
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Attorney-at-law: A person who is legally qualified and licensed to practice law, and to represent and act for clients in legal proceedings.
  • Attorney-in-fact: A person who, acting as an agent, is given written authorization by another person to transact business for him (her) out of court.
  • authority: The Public School and College Authority. See Alabama Code 16-16A-2
  • Authority: means Alabama Public School and College Authority. See Alabama Code 16-16B-2
  • AVERAGE MONTHLY BALANCE OF PUBLIC DEPOSITS: The sum of the average daily balances of public deposits, meaning the net average daily balances of public deposits determined without any deduction for deposit insurance, for the reported month and the 11 months preceding that month, divided by 12. See Alabama Code 41-14A-2
  • Bankruptcy: Refers to statutes and judicial proceedings involving persons or businesses that cannot pay their debts and seek the assistance of the court in getting a fresh start. Under the protection of the bankruptcy court, debtors may discharge their debts, perhaps by paying a portion of each debt. Bankruptcy judges preside over these proceedings.
  • BE CALLED OR ORDERED BY THE GOVERNOR: To be called or ordered into active military service under 32 U. See Alabama Code 31-12-1
  • Beneficial stockholder: means a person who owns the beneficial interest in stock, which may be a record stockholder or a person on whose behalf shares of stock are registered in the name of an intermediary or nominee. See Alabama Code 10A-2A-1.40
  • Beneficiary: A person who is entitled to receive the benefits or proceeds of a will, trust, insurance policy, retirement plan, annuity, or other contract. Source: OCC
  • Bequest: Property gifted by will.
  • BOARD OF DIRECTORS: The group of persons vested with the management of the affairs of the corporation irrespective of the name by which the group is designated. See Alabama Code 10A-3-1.02
  • bylaws: The code or codes of rules adopted for the regulation or management of the affairs of the corporation irrespective of the name or names by which the rules are designated. See Alabama Code 10A-3-1.02
  • Chambers: A judge's office.
  • 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.
  • Civil forfeiture: The loss of ownership of property used to conduct illegal activity.
  • Clerk of court: An officer appointed by the court to work with the chief judge in overseeing the court's administration, especially to assist in managing the flow of cases through the court and to maintain court records.
  • commission: The Alabama Job Creation and Military Stability Commission. See Alabama Code 31-14-2
  • commission: The Alabama First Responder Wireless Commission. See Alabama Code 31-9C-1
  • commissioner: The Alabama Commissioner of Insurance or his or her designee. See Alabama Code 27-12A-1
  • Common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
  • Contingent beneficiary: Receiver of property or benefits if the first named beneficiary fails to receive any or all of the property or benefits in question before his (her) death.
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • COVERED PUBLIC ENTITY: The state and its political subdivisions, including its agencies, departments, boards, commissions, officers, public institutions of higher learning as defined in Section 16-5-1, and courts; counties, including the offices of their public officials, whether elected or appointed, and any of their agencies, departments, boards, school districts, commissions, and courts; municipalities, and any of their agencies, departments, boards, school districts, commissions, and courts; public corporations, including any public board, authority, or district, heretofore or hereafter organized or created in this state pursuant to authorization or determination of any municipality or municipalities or by any county or counties or the governing body of any one or more thereof and that receive any appropriations of funds by action of the Legislature of this state or any governing body of any political subdivision, municipality, or county of this state or that receive the proceeds of any tax levied pursuant to any statute of this state; any improvement authority incorporated under Chapter 7 of Title 39; any public corporation or instrumentality created under the statutes of this state enacted prior to January 1, 2001, that expressly provide that depositories of funds of such public corporation or instrumentality shall pledge collateral to secure the public corporation's or instrumentality's deposits; and any other public corporation created under statutes of this state enacted on or after January 1, 2001, that provide that the public corporation shall be subject to the provisions of this chapter. See Alabama Code 41-14A-2
  • COVERED PUBLIC OFFICIAL: In the case of the State of Alabama, the State Treasurer or the State Treasurer's designee, and, in the case of each other covered public entity, the treasurer or other chief financial officer or public official, or designee thereof, responsible for handling deposits of any funds of such covered public entity. See Alabama Code 41-14A-2
  • custodian: Any bank, savings association, or trust company that:

    a. See Alabama Code 41-14A-2

  • day: When used in the computation of time excludes the first day and includes the last day of the period so computed, unless the last day is a Saturday, Sunday, or legal holiday, in which event the period runs until the end of the next day that is not a Saturday, a Sunday, or a legal holiday. See Alabama Code 10A-1-1.03
  • delivery: means any method of delivery used in conventional commercial practice, including delivery by hand, mail, commercial delivery, and, if authorized in accordance with Section 10A-2A-1. See Alabama Code 10A-2A-1.40
  • department: The Alabama Department of Insurance. See Alabama Code 27-12A-1
  • DEPOSIT INSURANCE: That amount of insurance provided by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation or its successor, applicable to each public depositor's public deposits in a particular financial institution. See Alabama Code 41-14A-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.
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • Digital textbooks: means an interactive, multimedia electronic book or digital resources that can be used creatively by learners. See Alabama Code 16-16B-2
  • director: An individual who serves on the board of directors, by whatever name known, of a foreign or domestic corporation. See Alabama Code 10A-1-1.03
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • distribution: A transfer of property, including cash, from an entity to an owner or member of the entity in the owner's or member's capacity as an owner or member. See Alabama Code 10A-1-1.03
  • Distribution: means a direct or indirect transfer of cash or other property (except a corporation's own stock) or incurrence of indebtedness by a corporation to or for the benefit of its stockholders in respect of any of its stock. See Alabama Code 10A-2A-1.40
  • Document: means a writing as defined in Chapter 1. See Alabama Code 10A-2A-1.40
  • domestic: With respect to an entity, that the entity is formed and exists pursuant to this title. See Alabama Code 10A-1-1.03
  • electronic: Relating to technology having electrical, digital, magnetic, wireless, optical, electromagnetic, or similar capabilities. See Alabama Code 10A-1-1.03
  • ELIGIBLE COLLATERAL: Any of the types of securities or other investment instruments designated as being eligible collateral for state depositories in Section 41-14-35. See Alabama Code 41-14A-2
  • Embezzlement: In most states, embezzlement is defined as theft/larceny of assets (money or property) by a person in a position of trust or responsibility over those assets. Embezzlement typically occurs in the employment and corporate settings. Source: OCC
  • employee: Except as provided in Sections 31-12-5, 31-12-6, 31-12-7, and 31-12-8, any person employed by a public or private employer. See Alabama Code 31-12-1
  • Entitlement: A Federal program or provision of law that requires payments to any person or unit of government that meets the eligibility criteria established by law. Entitlements constitute a binding obligation on the part of the Federal Government, and eligible recipients have legal recourse if the obligation is not fulfilled. Social Security and veterans' compensation and pensions are examples of entitlement programs.
  • entity: A domestic entity or foreign entity. See Alabama Code 10A-1-1.03
  • Entity: includes corporation; foreign corporation; nonprofit corporation; foreign nonprofit corporation; estate; trust; unincorporated entity; foreign unincorporated entity; and state, United States, and foreign government. See Alabama Code 10A-2A-1.40
  • 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
  • Executor: A male person named in a will to carry out the decedent
  • Expenses: means reasonable expenses of any kind that are incurred in connection with a matter. See Alabama Code 10A-2A-1.40
  • 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
  • FEDERALLY FUNDED DUTY OTHER THAN TRAINING: Any duty performed in an operational role for homeland security in accordance with Title 32 U. See Alabama Code 31-12-1
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • FILING INSTRUMENT: An instrument, document, or statement that is required or permitted by this title to be delivered for filing by or for an entity to a filing officer. See Alabama Code 10A-1-1.03
  • FINANCIAL INSTITUTION: A bank or savings association which is organized and existing under the laws of this state, any other state of the United States, or the United States, and which is authorized pursuant to the laws of this state or the United States to conduct, and is conducting, the business of making loans and taking deposits in this state. See Alabama Code 41-14A-2
  • 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 10A-1-1.03
  • foreign corporation: as used in this division , shall mean:

    (1) Any bank or other corporation now or hereafter organized or existing under the laws of any state of the United States other than this state; and

    (2) Any national banking association or other corporation organized under the laws of the United States having its principal place of business in any state of the United States other than this state. See Alabama Code 10A-2A-15.10

  • foreign corporation: means an entity incorporated or existing under this chapter. See Alabama Code 10A-2A-1.40
  • foundation: The Military Stability Foundation, an Alabama nonprofit corporation incorporated on September 8, 2011. See Alabama Code 31-14-2
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • FUEL ECONOMY: The applicable model year combined highway/city fuel economy with respect to a vehicle as determined on a gasoline gallon equivalent basis as determined by the Administrator of the U. See Alabama Code 41-17A-2
  • fund: The First Responder Wireless Commission Fund. See Alabama Code 31-9C-1
  • Garnishment: Generally, garnishment is a court proceeding in which a creditor asks a court to order a third party who owes money to the debtor or otherwise holds assets belonging to the debtor to turn over to the creditor any of the debtor
  • GENERALLY APPLICABLE PLEDGING LEVEL: Prior to December 31, 2003, 100 percent of a qualified public depository's net average daily balance of public deposits; and on and after December 31, 2003, the percentage of net average daily balance of public deposits established by the board of directors as the generally applicable collateral pledging level for qualified public depositories, provided, however, that the generally applicable collateral pledging level established by the board of directors shall not be less than 70 percent of a qualified public depository's net average daily balance of public deposits. See Alabama Code 41-14A-2
  • GOVERNING AUTHORITY: A person or group of persons who are entitled to manage and direct the affairs of an entity pursuant to this title and the governing documents of the entity, except that if the governing documents of the entity or this title divide the authority to manage and direct the affairs of the entity among different persons or groups of persons according to different matters, governing authority means the person or group of persons entitled to manage and direct the affairs of the entity with respect to a matter under the governing documents of the entity or this title. See Alabama Code 10A-1-1.03
  • Government securities: means 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 16-16B-2
  • Grantor: The person who establishes a trust and places property into it.
  • HEAVY DUTY VEHICLE: Any motor vehicle, licensed for use on roadways, having a manufacturer's gross vehicle weight rating greater than 14,000 pounds. See Alabama Code 41-17A-2
  • 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.
  • Indictment: The formal charge issued by a grand jury stating that there is enough evidence that the defendant committed the crime to justify having a trial; it is used primarily for felonies.
  • Infrastructure: means the hardware and software resources that enable network connectivity, communication, operations, and management. See Alabama Code 16-16B-2
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • insurance: As defined in Section 27-1-2, and specifically including any contract, arrangement, or agreement, in which one undertakes to do any one of the following:

    a. See Alabama Code 27-12A-1

  • insurer: A person entering into agreements, contracts of insurance, arrangements, or reinsurance, or a health benefit plan, or a group health plan as defined in Section 607(1) of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, or any entity offering a service benefit plan, and who agrees to perform any of the acts set forth in subdivision (3), including but not limited to, fraternal benefit societies, mutual aid associations, health maintenance organizations, and health care service plans, regardless of whether the person is acting in violation of laws requiring a certificate of authority or regardless of whether the person denies being an insurer. See Alabama Code 27-12A-1
  • Inter vivos: Transfer of property from one living person to another living person.
  • Intestate: Dying without leaving a will.
  • Joint session: When both chambers of a legislature adopt a concurrent resolution to meet together.
  • JUDGE OF PROBATE: The judge of probate of the county in which a domestic entity is required or permitted to deliver a filing instrument for filing pursuant to this title. See Alabama Code 10A-1-1.03
  • Legacy: A gift of property made by will.
  • Legislative session: That part of a chamber's daily session in which it considers legislative business (bills, resolutions, and actions related thereto).
  • Legislature: means the Legislature of Alabama. See Alabama Code 16-16B-2
  • LIGHT DUTY VEHICLE: Any motor vehicle designed primarily for the transportation of persons and with a manufacturer's gross vehicle weight rating of 8,500 pounds or less. See Alabama Code 41-17A-2
  • LOSS PAYMENT FUND: The SAFE Loss Payment Fund established under Section 41-14A-10. See Alabama Code 41-14A-2
  • LOSS TO PUBLIC DEPOSITORS: Loss of all or part of principal or all or part of interest, or both, or other earnings on the principal accrued or accruing as of the date the qualified public depository was declared in default or insolvent. See Alabama Code 41-14A-2
  • MEDIUM DUTY VEHICLE: Any vehicle having a manufacturer's gross vehicle weight rating of 14,000 pounds or less and which is not a light-duty truck or passenger vehicle. See Alabama Code 41-17A-2
  • member: One having membership rights in a corporation in accordance with the provisions of its governing documents. See Alabama Code 10A-3-1.02
  • merger: The combination of one or more domestic entities with one or more domestic entities or non-code organizations resulting in:

    (A) one or more surviving domestic entities or non-code organizations;

    (B) the creation of one or more new domestic entities or non-code organizations, or one or more surviving domestic entities or non-code organizations; or

    (C) one or more surviving domestic entities or non-code organizations and the creation of one or more new domestic entities or non-code organizations. See Alabama Code 10A-1-1.03

  • MILITARY INSTALLATION: A federal or state military fort, base, camp, post, station, yard, depot, arsenal, armory, or other installation, if located within the State of Alabama. See Alabama Code 31-14-2
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • naic: The National Association of Insurance Commissioners or its successor in interest. See Alabama Code 27-12A-1
  • 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
  • NET AVERAGE DAILY BALANCE OF PUBLIC DEPOSITS: With respect to a reported month, the total of the daily account balances of all public deposits held by a qualified public depository, less applicable deposit insurance, divided by the number of calendar days in the month. See Alabama Code 41-14A-2
  • nicb: The National Insurance Crime Bureau or its successor in interest. See Alabama Code 27-12A-1
  • NONPROFIT CORPORATION: A nonprofit corporation no part of the income or profit of which is distributable to its members, directors, or officers. See Alabama Code 10A-3-1.02
  • officer: An individual elected, appointed, or designated as an officer of an entity by the entity's governing authority or under the entity's governing documents. See Alabama Code 10A-1-1.03
  • organization: A corporation, limited partnership, general partnership, limited liability company, business trust, real estate investment trust, joint venture, joint stock company, cooperative, association, bank, insurance company, credit union, savings and loan association, or other organization, regardless of whether the organization is for profit, not for profit, nonprofit, domestic, or foreign. See Alabama Code 10A-1-1.03
  • 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: An individual, including the estate of an incompetent or deceased individual, or an organization, whether created by the laws of this state or another state or foreign country, including, without limitation, a general partnership, limited liability partnership, limited partnership, limited liability limited partnership, limited liability company, corporation, professional corporation, nonprofit corporation, professional association, trustee, personal representative, fiduciary, as defined in Section 19-3-150 or person performing in any similar capacity, business trust, estate, trust, association, joint venture, government, governmental subdivision, agency, or instrumentality, or any other legal or commercial entity. See Alabama Code 10A-1-1.03
  • person: An individual, corporation, partnership, association, joint stock company, trust, unincorporated organization, or any similar entity or any combination of the foregoing. See Alabama Code 27-12A-1
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • 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.
  • policy: An individual or group insurance policy, agreement, group certificate, contract, evidence of insurance, or arrangement of insurance affecting the rights of a resident of this state or bearing a reasonable relation to this state, regardless if delivered or issued for delivery in this state. See Alabama Code 27-12A-1
  • 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
  • practitioner: A person licensed in this state authorized to practice medicine and surgery, psychology, chiropractic, dentistry, optometry, pharmacy, nursing, physical therapy or law, or any other licensee of the state or person required to be licensed in this state. See Alabama Code 27-12A-1
  • Precedent: A court decision in an earlier case with facts and law similar to a dispute currently before a court. Precedent will ordinarily govern the decision of a later similar case, unless a party can show that it was wrongly decided or that it differed in some significant way.
  • 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.
  • Principal office: means the office (in or out of this state) so designated in the annual report where the principal executive offices of a corporation or foreign corporation are located. See Alabama Code 10A-2A-1.40
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • program: The Military Stability Program established by this chapter. See Alabama Code 31-14-2
  • PROGRAM ADMINISTRATION FUND: The SAFE Program Administration Fund established under Section 41-14A-12. See Alabama Code 41-14A-2
  • PROGRAM ENFORCEMENT FUND: The SAFE Program Enforcement Fund established under Section 41-14A-13. See Alabama Code 41-14A-2
  • property: Includes all property, whether real, personal, or mixed, or tangible or intangible, or any right or interest therein. See Alabama Code 10A-1-1.03
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • PUBLIC DEPOSIT: The funds of any covered public entity or covered public official that are placed on deposit in a qualified public depository, including, but not limited to, time deposit accounts, demand deposit accounts, and certificates of deposit. See Alabama Code 41-14A-2
  • PUBLIC DEPOSITOR: Any covered public entity or covered public official which or who makes a public deposit. See Alabama Code 41-14A-2
  • QUALIFIED PUBLIC DEPOSITORY: Any financial institution that has deposit insurance under the provisions of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act, 12 U. See Alabama Code 41-14A-2
  • real property: includes lands, tenements and hereditaments. See Alabama Code 1-1-1
  • Recess: A temporary interruption of the legislative business.
  • recipient: A person, entity, association, or governmental entity which receives monies from the program. See Alabama Code 31-14-2
  • Record date: means the date fixed for determining the identity of the corporation's stockholders and their stockholdings for purposes of this chapter. See Alabama Code 10A-2A-1.40
  • Record stockholder: means (i) the person in whose name shares of stock are registered in the records of the corporation, or (ii) the person identified as the beneficial owner of stock in a beneficial ownership certificate pursuant to Section 10A-2A-7. See Alabama Code 10A-2A-1.40
  • reinsurance: A contract, binder of coverage, including placement slip, or arrangement under which an insurer procures insurance for itself in another insurer as to all or part of an insurance risk of the originating insurer. See Alabama Code 27-12A-1
  • Remand: When an appellate court sends a case back to a lower court for further proceedings.
  • REQUIRED COLLATERAL: That eligible collateral which is required to be pledged by a qualified public depository in order to satisfy the qualified public depository's collateral-pledging requirement. See Alabama Code 41-14A-2
  • RESERVE COMPONENT OF THE ARMED FORCES: The United States Army Reserve, United States Navy Reserve, United States Marine Corps Reserve, United States Coast Guard Reserve, United States Air Force Reserve, and Alabama National Guard. See Alabama Code 31-12-1
  • SAFE COLLATERAL POOL: At any given time, the aggregate collateral pledged by all qualified public depositories pursuant to this chapter in connection with the SAFE Program. See Alabama Code 41-14A-2
  • SAFE PROGRAM: The Security for Alabama Funds Enhancement Program established and to be administered under this chapter. See Alabama Code 41-14A-2
  • 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
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • State: means the State of Alabama. See Alabama Code 16-16B-2
  • STATE ACTIVE DUTY: Any state funded duty performed for 30 consecutive days or more by an active member of the Alabama National Guard in accordance with this title. See Alabama Code 31-12-1
  • STATE TREASURER: The Treasurer of the State of Alabama. See Alabama Code 41-14A-2
  • Stock: means the units into which the proprietary interests in a corporation or foreign corporation are divided. See Alabama Code 10A-2A-1.40
  • Subpoena duces tecum: A command to a witness to produce documents.
  • subscription: include a mark when the person cannot write, if his name is written near the mark, and witnessed by a person who writes his own name as a witness, and include with respect to corporate securities facsimile signature placed upon any instrument or writing with intent to execute or authenticate such instrument or writing. See Alabama Code 1-1-1
  • subsidiary: An entity or organization at least 50 percent of:

    (A) the ownership or membership interest of which is owned by a parent entity or parent organization; or

    (B) the voting power of which is possessed by a parent entity or parent organization. See Alabama Code 10A-1-1.03

  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • system: The statewide wireless communications system established and administered by the Alabama First Responder Wireless Commission. See Alabama Code 31-9C-1
  • Testator: A male person who leaves a will at death.
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Trust fund: means the Education Trust Fund, formerly designated as the Alabama Special Educational Trust Fund, the name of which was changed to the Education Trust Fund, effective October 1, 1996, pursuant to Act No. See Alabama Code 16-16B-2
  • trustee: A person who serves as a trustee of a trust, including a real estate investment trust. See Alabama Code 10A-1-1.03
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • unit: The Insurance Fraud Unit of the Alabama Department of Insurance. See Alabama Code 27-12A-1
  • Unrestricted voting trust beneficial owner: means , with respect to any stockholder rights, a voting trust beneficial owner whose entitlement to exercise the stockholder right in question is not inconsistent with the voting trust agreement. See Alabama Code 10A-2A-1.40
  • Usury: Charging an illegally high interest rate on a loan. Source: OCC
  • Voting group: means all stock of one or more classes or series that under the certificate of incorporation or this chapter are entitled to vote and be counted together collectively on a matter at a meeting of stockholders. See Alabama Code 10A-2A-1.40
  • wired: means Wireless Infrastructure Renovation for Education Plan, the approved standards-based funding model developed by the Alabama Educational Technology Association (AETA), and endorsed by the State Board of Education, which shall be the minimum requirement for all school systems. See Alabama Code 16-16B-2
  • wlan: means a wireless local area network. See Alabama Code 16-16B-2