§ 16-51-1 Governor, State Superintendent of Education and board of trustees constituted body corporate
§ 16-51-2 Rights, privileges, responsibilities, etc., of corporation
§ 16-51-3 Board of trustees – Creation; composition; reappointments; expenses
§ 16-51-4 Board of trustees – Meetings
§ 16-51-5 Board of trustees – Quorum
§ 16-51-6 Board of trustees – Powers as to organization and administration
§ 16-51-7 Board of trustees – Transfer of jurisdiction
§ 16-51-8 Board of trustees – Vacancy in office
§ 16-51-9 Board of trustees – Payment of expenses of trustees
§ 16-51-10 Board of trustees – Reports to Legislature
§ 16-51-11 Grant or gift not to fail for informality; default, etc., of trustees not to work forfeiture
§ 16-51-12 Police officers
§ 16-51-13 Scholarships to school of nursing – Distribution
§ 16-51-14 Scholarships to school of nursing – Who eligible
§ 16-51-15 Scholarships to school of nursing – Amount and conditions; selection of recipients

Terms Used In Alabama Code > Title 16 > Chapter 51

  • 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.
  • circuit: means judicial circuit. See Alabama Code 30-3D-608
  • city: The City of Selma, Alabama. See Alabama Code 45-24A-32.02
  • CIVIL PENALTY: The monetary amount assessed by the city pursuant to this part for an adjudication of civil liability for a traffic signal violation, including municipal court costs associated with the infraction. See Alabama Code 45-24A-32.02
  • CIVIL VIOLATION: There is created a noncriminal category of state law called a civil violation created and existing for the sole purpose of carrying out the terms of this part. See Alabama Code 45-24A-32.02
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
  • Ex officio: Literally, by virtue of one's office.
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Grantor: The person who establishes a trust and places property into it.
  • 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
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • oath: includes affirmation. See Alabama Code 30-3D-608
  • PHOTOGRAPHIC TRAFFIC SIGNAL ENFORCEMENT SYSTEM: A camera system which is designed and installed to work in conjunction with an electrically operated traffic-control device using vehicle sensors synchronized to automatically record, either by conventional film or digital imaging, sequenced photographs or full motion video of the rear of a motor vehicle while proceeding through a signalized intersection. See Alabama Code 45-24A-32.02
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Recess: A temporary interruption of the legislative business.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.