§ 16-33A-1 Definitions
§ 16-33A-2 Legislative findings; purpose of chapter
§ 16-33A-3 Amount of grant for each eligible student; grants payable to institutions on behalf of students; effective date of grants
§ 16-33A-4 Program administration
§ 16-33A-5 Basic powers and duties of ACHE
§ 16-33A-6 Grant procedures and requirements
§ 16-33A-7 Nonsectarian use of funds required
§ 16-33A-8 Audits of educational institutions; annual reports to Legislature by educational institutions
§ 16-33A-9 Proration of funds when funds insufficient to provide full grants
§ 16-33A-10 False statements and misrepresentations
§ 16-33A-11 Responsibility for program upon cessation of ACHE

Terms Used In Alabama Code > Title 16 > Chapter 33A

  • ache: The Alabama Commission on Higher Education. See Alabama Code 45-22-234
  • 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
  • APPROVED INSTITUTION: Any independent nonprofit postsecondary institution of higher learning located in the State of Alabama which is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, any independent nonprofit postsecondary institution of higher learning whose credits are accepted by at least three other institutions which are accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, or any independent postsecondary institution of higher learning with a permanent facility offering classroom instruction located in Montgomery County, Alabama, which has been incorporated and in continuous operation for over 50 years and which has been accredited for over 10 years by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, prior to July 1, 2010. See Alabama Code 45-22-234
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • authority: The public corporation organized pursuant to this chapter, which shall be an agency of the state but shall not be a political subdivision of the state. See Alabama Code 45-22-242.04
  • AUTHORIZING COUNTY: Any county the governing body of which shall have adopted an authorizing resolution, even if the population of the county should fall below 600,000. See Alabama Code 45-22-242.04
  • AUTHORIZING MUNICIPALITY: Any municipality the governing body of which shall have adopted an authorizing resolution. See Alabama Code 45-22-242.04
  • AUTHORIZING RESOLUTION: A resolution, adopted by the governing body of any county to which this chapter applies or by a municipality in the county, all in accordance with Section 11-32-3. See Alabama Code 45-22-242.04
  • board: The Board of Directors of an authority. See Alabama Code 45-22-242.04
  • county: Any county in the state. See Alabama Code 45-22-242.04
  • director: A member of the board. See Alabama Code 45-22-242.04
  • ELIGIBLE STUDENT: Any applicant for a grant under the Alabama Student Grant Program who:

    a. See Alabama Code 45-22-234

  • GOVERNING BODY: With respect to a county, its county commissioners, board of revenue, 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 45-22-242.04
  • grant: A monetary award under the Alabama Student Grant Program to an approved institution on behalf of and to the credit of an eligible student pursuant to this chapter. See Alabama Code 45-22-234
  • incorporators: The persons forming a public corporation organized pursuant to this chapter. See Alabama Code 45-22-242.04
  • INSTITUTIONAL RELATED EXPENSES: Nonsectarian educational expenses, including, but not limited to, tuition, mandatory fees, room and board, transportation, books and supplies, and other incidental nonsectarian education expenses anticipated by an eligible student. See Alabama Code 45-22-234
  • 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
  • municipality: An incorporated city or town of this state. See Alabama Code 45-22-242.04
  • PRINCIPAL MUNICIPALITY: The municipality in an authorizing county having the largest population in the authorizing county according to the last or any subsequent federal decennial census. See Alabama Code 45-22-242.04
  • PRINCIPAL OFFICE: The place at which the certificate of incorporation and amendments to the certificate of incorporation, the bylaws, and the minutes of proceedings of the board are kept. See Alabama Code 45-22-242.04
  • program: The Alabama Student Grant Program, including the administration thereof. See Alabama Code 45-22-234
  • PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION SERVICE: All service involved in the transportation of passengers for hire by means of buses, street railway, elevated railway, subway, underground railroad, light rail, mass transit systems, motor vehicles, or other means of conveyance generally associated with or developed for mass surface or sub-surface transportation of the public, but does not include any service involved in transportation by taxicab, airport limousine, or industrial bus; however, public transportation service does not include aircraft or any air service subject to the Air Carrier Access Act of 1986 or managed by an airport authority of the principal municipality. See Alabama Code 45-22-242.04
  • state: The State of Alabama. See Alabama Code 45-22-242.04
  • 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.