§ 16-36-1 State Textbook Committee – Creation; duties generally
§ 16-36-2 State Textbook Committee – Composition; appointment and terms of members; vacancies; qualifying affidavits of members
§ 16-36-3 State Textbook Committee – Meetings; election of chairman and secretary; compensation and expenses of members
§ 16-36-4 Local textbook selection committee – Appointment; filing of school board policies and names of members with State Superintendent of Education; affidavit and terms of members
§ 16-36-5 Local textbook selection committee – Selection of textbooks; furnishing and disposition of samples; use of textbooks not on state list
§ 16-36-6 Local textbook selection committee – Adoption to be for period of six years; limitation on textbook replacement; report of local superintendent
§ 16-36-7 When textbooks considered or reconsidered for adoption; existing adoptions; when new adoptions to be used
§ 16-36-8 Recommendations of State Textbook Committee
§ 16-36-9 Adoption of textbooks to be made at public meeting; notice; minimum number of adoptions for each course
§ 16-36-10 Adoption to be for period of six years; contract to exclude communist authors; expiration of contracts to be stabilized
§ 16-36-11 Annual advertisement for sealed bids by State Board of Education; specimen copies to accompany bids; furnishing and disposition of sample books
§ 16-36-12 Deposit required with bid; opening of bids
§ 16-36-13 Maximum price for books; contract provisions as to price; forfeiture of contract and damages; action for losses
§ 16-36-14 Authority of state board to contract for furnishing, storing or delivering textbooks
§ 16-36-15 Issuance of state-wide purchase contracts; shipment of books by publisher
§ 16-36-16 Contract provisions as to price of textbooks purchased with local funds, replacement of defective or substandard books and delivery
§ 16-36-17 Books to be shipped upon purchase orders of local boards of education; preparation and mailing of bills
§ 16-36-18 Approval of invoices by local superintendent of education; payment
§ 16-36-19 Special textbooks
§ 16-36-20 Local revolving funds; local appropriations
§ 16-36-21 Failure of contractor to furnish books; dropping of textbook
§ 16-36-22 Substitutions for state-adopted books in certain cities and counties
§ 16-36-23 Department of Education and purchasing agent to furnish contracts from which state-owned textbooks can be purchased – Schools operated under Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation
§ 16-36-24 Department of Education and purchasing agent to furnish contracts from which state-owned textbooks can be purchased – Schools operated under Alabama Institute for Deaf and Blind
§ 16-36-25 Department of Education and purchasing agent to furnish contracts from which state-owned textbooks can be purchased – Schools operated under Department of Youth Services
§ 16-36-29.1 Adequate textbooks, support, facilities and supplies
§ 16-36-30 Storage, distribution and exchange of textbooks; repair and fumigation of used textbooks
§ 16-36-31 Record of textbooks delivered to local superintendents; audit of accounting books and records; certification of required inventory; furnishing of blanks and forms
§ 16-36-32 Free textbooks to remain property of state or local school system; period of use by pupils; receipt required upon issuance; loss, abuse, etc., of textbooks
§ 16-36-34 Duty of local superintendent of education to furnish estimates of textbooks needed, to provide for storage, etc., of books and to maintain inventory and records
§ 16-36-35 Sale of textbooks to pupils; liability for loss, etc., of books
§ 16-36-36 Interest in contracts, etc., prohibited; oath of members of boards of education
§ 16-36-37 Use of other than contract books in public schools
§ 16-36-38 Charging more than contract price for school books
§ 16-36-39 Article not to be construed as appropriation of funds; administration of article subject to appropriations

Terms Used In Alabama Code > Title 16 > Chapter 36 > Article 1

  • 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.
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • 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
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Bail: Security given for the release of a criminal defendant or witness from legal custody (usually in the form of money) to secure his/her appearance on the day and time appointed.
  • Baseline: Projection of the receipts, outlays, and other budget amounts that would ensue in the future without any change in existing policy. Baseline projections are used to gauge the extent to which proposed legislation, if enacted into law, would alter current spending and revenue levels.
  • commission: The Alabama Job Creation and Military Stability Commission. See Alabama Code 16-36-17
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • 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.
  • department: The Alabama State Law Enforcement Agency of this state acting directly or through its duly authorized officers and agents. See Alabama Code 16-36-23
  • director: The Secretary of the Alabama State Law Enforcement Agency of Alabama. See Alabama Code 16-36-23
  • driver: Every person who drives or is in actual physical control of a vehicle. See Alabama Code 16-36-23
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • foundation: The Military Stability Foundation, an Alabama nonprofit corporation incorporated on September 8, 2011. See Alabama Code 16-36-17
  • 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.
  • highway: The entire width between the boundary lines of every way publicly maintained when any part thereof is open to the use of the public for purposes of vehicular travel. See Alabama Code 16-36-23
  • 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
  • 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 16-36-17
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • MOTOR VEHICLE: Every vehicle which is self-propelled and every vehicle which is propelled by electric power obtained from overhead trolley wires, but not operated upon rails, except for electric personal assistive mobility devices. See Alabama Code 16-36-23
  • MOTOR-DRIVEN CYCLE: Every motorcycle, including every motor scooter, with a motor which produces not to exceed five brake horsepower nor to exceed 150 cubic centimeter engine displacement, and weighs less than 200 pounds fully equipped, and every bicycle with motor attached. See Alabama Code 16-36-23
  • motorcycle: Every motor vehicle having a seat or saddle for the use of the rider and designed to travel on not more than three wheels in contact with the ground, but excluding a tractor. See Alabama Code 16-36-23
  • 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.
  • owner: A person, other than a lienholder, having the property in or title to a vehicle. See Alabama Code 16-36-23
  • person: Every natural person, firm, copartnership, association, or corporation. See Alabama Code 16-36-23
  • person: includes a corporation as well as a natural person. See Alabama Code 30-3D-608
  • personal property: includes money, goods, chattels, things in action and evidence of debt, deeds and conveyances. See Alabama Code 30-3D-608
  • President pro tempore: A constitutionally recognized officer of the Senate who presides over the chamber in the absence of the Vice President. The President Pro Tempore (or, "president for a time") is elected by the Senate and is, by custom, the Senator of the majority party with the longest record of continuous service.
  • program: The Military Stability Program established by this chapter. See Alabama Code 16-36-17
  • property: includes both real and personal property. See Alabama Code 30-3D-608
  • 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
  • recipient: A person, entity, association, or governmental entity which receives monies from the program. See Alabama Code 16-36-17
  • state: A state, territory, or possession of the United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a province of Canada. See Alabama Code 16-36-23
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • traffic: Pedestrians, ridden or herded animals, vehicles, streetcars, and other conveyances either singly or together while using any highway for purposes of travel. See Alabama Code 16-36-23
  • United States: includes the territories thereof and the District of Columbia. See Alabama Code 30-3D-608
  • vehicle: Every device in, upon, or by which any person or property is or may be transported or drawn upon a highway, excepting devices moved by human power or used exclusively upon stationary rails or tracks or electric personal assistive mobility devices; provided, that for the purposes of this title, a bicycle or a ridden animal shall be deemed a vehicle, except those provisions of this title, which by their very nature can have no application. See Alabama Code 16-36-23
  • writing: includes typewriting and printing on paper. See Alabama Code 30-3D-608