§ 16-3-1 Composition; election; term of office
§ 16-3-1.1 State Board of Education districts; official maps
§ 16-3-2 Officers
§ 16-3-3 Qualifications of members
§ 16-3-4 Removal of members
§ 16-3-5 Vacancies
§ 16-3-6 Oath of office
§ 16-3-7 Meetings
§ 16-3-8 Compensation of members
§ 16-3-9 Expense allowance for members
§ 16-3-10 Compensation of employees subject to the Merit System
§ 16-3-11 Powers generally
§ 16-3-12 Rules and regulations – Generally
§ 16-3-13 Rules and regulations – Necessary to make effective the law’s purpose
§ 16-3-14 Grading and standardizing schools
§ 16-3-16 Teachers’ training and certification; reciprocity
§ 16-3-16.1 Board to review requirements for teacher education; nationally normed teacher examination
§ 16-3-17 Educational needs investigated
§ 16-3-17.3 Flexible school terms
§ 16-3-18 Vocational education
§ 16-3-19 Acceptance of federal funds by board
§ 16-3-20 Supervision of educational work of special institutions
§ 16-3-21 Annual report
§ 16-3-22 Recommendations of legislation
§ 16-3-23 Seal
§ 16-3-24 Oaths of agents; examination of witnesses
§ 16-3-25 Removal of appointees; filling of vacancies in office of appointees
§ 16-3-26 Property control
§ 16-3-27 Review of local actions by state superintendent
§ 16-3-28 Authority of board and trustees of institutions to borrow from federal agencies or others; issuance of bonds, notes and other securities
§ 16-3-29 Donations held for schools
§ 16-3-30 Administration of gifts and donations
§ 16-3-31 Gifts may be accepted on conditions
§ 16-3-32 Providing instruction not available at state-supported institutions – Graduate and professional instruction
§ 16-3-33 Providing instruction not available at state-supported institutions – College or university instruction
§ 16-3-34 Authority of institutions of higher learning to make interstate educational agreements
§ 16-3-35 Contracts with Tuskegee Institute and Meharry Medical College for education of Alabama students
§ 16-3-37 Naming or designating institutions of higher learning
§ 16-3-39 Indemnification of members
§ 16-3-40 Public high school graduation examination available to nonpublic high school students

Terms Used In Alabama Code > Title 16 > Chapter 3

  • Adjourn: A motion to adjourn a legislative chamber or a committee, if passed, ends that day's session.
  • 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.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • 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
  • board: means the civil service board created by this part; "appointing authority" means in the case of employees in the offices of the elected officers of the city, such elected officers in the case of all other city employees, the city governing body, or board or other agency supervising their work. See Alabama Code 45-8A-130.01
  • Bonds: means and shall include bonds, notes, and certificates representing an obligation to pay money. See Alabama Code 45-8A-111.01
  • Chambers: A judge's office.
  • City: means the City of Oxford, Alabama. See Alabama Code 45-8A-111.01
  • city: means the City of Weaver in Calhoun County; "employee" means any person including public works employees, assistant city clerk, city clerk and policemen, not excepted by Section 45-8A-130. See Alabama Code 45-8A-130.01
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
  • 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.
  • Ex officio: Literally, by virtue of one's office.
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • 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.
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Indemnification: In general, a collateral contract or assurance under which one person agrees to secure another person against either anticipated financial losses or potential adverse legal consequences. Source: FDIC
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • month: means a calendar month. See Alabama Code 30-3D-608
  • oath: includes affirmation. See Alabama Code 30-3D-608
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • personal property: includes money, goods, chattels, things in action and evidence of debt, deeds and conveyances. See Alabama Code 30-3D-608
  • preceding: means next before. See Alabama Code 30-3D-608
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • real property: includes lands, tenements and hereditaments. See Alabama Code 30-3D-608
  • State: means the State of Alabama. See Alabama Code 45-8A-111.01
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Usury: Charging an illegally high interest rate on a loan. Source: OCC