§ 24-8A-1 Short title
§ 24-8A-2 Definitions
§ 24-8A-3 Documentation requirements
§ 24-8A-4 Misrepresentation of entitlement to assistance animal or service animal
§ 24-8A-5 Misrepresentation of animal as assistance animal or service animal

Terms Used In Alabama Code > Title 24 > Chapter 8A

  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Entitlement: A Federal program or provision of law that requires payments to any person or unit of government that meets the eligibility criteria established by law. Entitlements constitute a binding obligation on the part of the Federal Government, and eligible recipients have legal recourse if the obligation is not fulfilled. Social Security and veterans' compensation and pensions are examples of entitlement programs.
  • 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.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
  • United States: includes the territories thereof and the District of Columbia. See Alabama Code 30-3D-608