§ 16-47A-1 Body corporate; rights, duties, property, etc
§ 16-47A-2 Jurisdiction, supervision, and control of university
§ 16-47A-3 Programs, facilities, and services; mission and objectives of the university
§ 16-47A-4 Board of Trustees – Creation; composition
§ 16-47A-5 Board of Trustees – Powers and duties
§ 16-47A-6 Board of Trustees – Meetings
§ 16-47A-7 Board of Trustees – Quorum
§ 16-47A-8 Board of Trustees – Vacancies; appointments
§ 16-47A-9 Depositories for school funds; report of board transactions
§ 16-47A-10 Validity of grants or gifts; forfeiture of rights, privileges, etc
§ 16-47A-11 President of the university; rights of full-time employees
§ 16-47A-12 Police officers
§ 16-47A-13 References to Athens State University

Terms Used In Alabama Code > Title 16 > Chapter 47A

  • AD VALOREM TAX: Those real and personal property ad valorem taxes collected by the county tax collector, the director of revenue of the county, or revenue commissioner, if any, for the county, but shall exclude all ad valorem taxes collected for the State of Alabama and all boards of education, municipalities, fire districts, or other entities located in the county. See Alabama Code 11-32-2
  • Adjourn: A motion to adjourn a legislative chamber or a committee, if passed, ends that day's session.
  • Advice and consent: Under the Constitution, presidential nominations for executive and judicial posts take effect only when confirmed by the Senate, and international treaties become effective only when the Senate approves them by a two-thirds vote.
  • 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.
  • applicant: A natural person who files a written application with the governing body of any county to which this chapter applies and with a municipality in the county, all in accordance with Section 11-32-3. See Alabama Code 11-32-2
  • 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.
  • 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 11-32-2
  • 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 11-32-2
  • AUTHORIZING MUNICIPALITY: Any municipality the governing body of which shall have adopted an authorizing resolution. See Alabama Code 11-32-2
  • 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 11-32-2
  • board: The Board of Directors of an authority. See Alabama Code 11-32-2
  • bonds: Bonds, notes, warrants, certificates, and other obligations representing an obligation to pay money. See Alabama Code 11-32-2
  • county: Any county in the state. See Alabama Code 11-32-2
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • department: The State Department of Revenue. See Alabama Code 45-19-244
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • director: A member of the board. See Alabama Code 11-32-2
  • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
  • EARTHEN MATERIALS: Materials covered in this part which include sand, clay, silt, loam, dirt, gravel, rock, sand-gravel, clay-gravel, sand-clay, or any combination thereof, but does not include graphite. See Alabama Code 45-19-244
  • Ex officio: Literally, by virtue of one's office.
  • FISCAL YEAR: The 12-month period provided for in subsection (c) of Section 11-32-7. See Alabama Code 11-32-2
  • Foreclosure: A legal process in which property that is collateral or security for a loan may be sold to help repay the loan when the loan is in default. Source: OCC
  • 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 11-32-2
  • Grantor: The person who establishes a trust and places property into it.
  • 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.
  • incorporators: The persons forming a public corporation organized pursuant to this chapter. See Alabama Code 11-32-2
  • LABOR UNION: An organization in which employees participate for the purpose of dealing with one or more employers concerning grievances, labor disputes, wages, rates of pay, hours of employment, or conditions of work. See Alabama Code 11-32-2
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATION: The forum for cooperative transportation decision making for a metropolitan planning area pursuant to 23 U. See Alabama Code 11-32-2
  • month: means a calendar month. See Alabama Code 1-1-1
  • municipality: An incorporated city or town of this state. See Alabama Code 11-32-2
  • 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.
  • paratransit: Comparable transportation service required by the Americans with Disabilities Act for individuals who are unable to use fixed route transportation systems. See Alabama Code 11-32-2
  • PARTICIPATING MUNICIPALITY: A municipality in an authorizing county, other than the principal municipality, which is then providing funds for the authority, pursuant to resolution, contract, or otherwise. See Alabama Code 11-32-2
  • 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: Unless limited to a natural person by the context in which it is used, includes a public or private corporation, municipality, county, or an agency, department, or instrumentality of the state or of a county or municipality. See Alabama Code 11-32-2
  • person: Any individual, firm, partnership, corporation, association, or any combination thereof. See Alabama Code 45-19-244
  • personal property: includes money, goods, chattels, things in action and evidence of debt, deeds and conveyances. See Alabama Code 1-1-1
  • preceding: means next before. See Alabama Code 1-1-1
  • 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 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 11-32-2
  • 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 11-32-2
  • Probate: Proving a will
  • producer: Any person engaging in the business of severing sand, clay, silt, loam, dirt, gravel, rock, sand-gravel, clay-gravel, sand-clay, graphite, or any combination thereof from the soil within Coosa County. See Alabama Code 45-19-244
  • property: Real and personal property, and any and all interests in the real and personal property. See Alabama Code 11-32-2
  • 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 11-32-2
  • purchaser: Any person acquiring title, outright or conditionally, to any interest in sand, clay, silt, loam, dirt, gravel, rock, sand-gravel, clay-gravel, sand-clay, graphite, or any combination thereof. See Alabama Code 45-19-244
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • real property: includes lands, tenements and hereditaments. See Alabama Code 1-1-1
  • Recess: A temporary interruption of the legislative business.
  • REGIONAL PLANNING COMMISSION: The regional organization representing governing bodies of local governments under Act 584 of the 1963 Regular Session (Acts 1963, p. See Alabama Code 11-32-2
  • severing: Mining, stripping, or otherwise taking or removing sand, clay, silt, loam, dirt, gravel, rock, sand-gravel, clay-gravel, sand-clay, graphite, or any combination thereof from the soil within Coosa County. See Alabama Code 45-19-244
  • state: The State of Alabama. See Alabama Code 11-32-2
  • tcab: The transit citizens advisory board established herein. See Alabama Code 11-32-2
  • ton: A short ton of 2,000 pounds. See Alabama Code 45-19-244
  • TRANSIT SYSTEM: Land, plants, systems, facilities, buildings, garages, vehicles of all types, rails, lines, and any combination of any of the following, used or useful or capable of future use in furnishing public transportation service, and all other property deemed necessary or desirable by an authority for use in furnishing public transportation service. See Alabama Code 11-32-2
  • transporter: Any person transporting sand, clay, silt, loam, dirt, gravel, rock, sand-gravel, clay-gravel, sand-clay, graphite, or any combination thereof from the place where it is severed or from any other place to any other place, within or without Coosa County. See Alabama Code 45-19-244
  • Variable Rate: Having a "variable" rate means that the APR changes from time to time based on fluctuations in an external rate, normally the Prime Rate. This external rate is known as the "index." If the index changes, the variable rate normally changes. Also see Fixed Rate.