§ 25-13-1 Purpose
§ 25-13-2 Definitions
§ 25-13-3 Applicability
§ 25-13-4 License required
§ 25-13-5 Elevator Safety Review Board – Created; composition
§ 25-13-6 Elevator Safety Review Board – Powers and duties
§ 25-13-7 Application for license
§ 25-13-8 Qualifications for mechanic license; issuance without examination
§ 25-13-9 Qualifications for inspector’s license
§ 25-13-10 Requirements for contractor’s license
§ 25-13-11 Comity
§ 25-13-12 Issuance of license; fees; emergency and temporary elevator mechanic licenses; renewal; continuing education
§ 25-13-13 Suspension, revocation, etc., of license
§ 25-13-14 Registration of conveyances
§ 25-13-15 Installation, service, maintenance of conveyances
§ 25-13-16 Conveyance permit required
§ 25-13-17 Revocation of permit; extension of time
§ 25-13-18 Installation by licensee; certification of compliance; certificate of operation; inspection
§ 25-13-19 Insurance policies
§ 25-13-20 Enforcement program; investigation
§ 25-13-21 Liability under chapter
§ 25-13-22 Penalties
§ 25-13-23 Compliance with chapter
§ 25-13-24 Annual inspections required
§ 25-13-25 Relation to other laws, etc

Terms Used In Alabama Code > Title 25 > Chapter 13

  • administrator: The Secretary of the Department of Labor or his or her designee. See Alabama Code 25-13-2
  • Affirmed: In the practice of the appellate courts, the decree or order is declared valid and will stand as rendered in the lower court.
  • Annuity: A periodic (usually annual) payment of a fixed sum of money for either the life of the recipient or for a fixed number of years. A series of payments under a contract from an insurance company, a trust company, or an individual. Annuity payments are made at regular intervals over a period of more than one full year.
  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • AUTOMATED PEOPLE MOVER: An installation as defined as an automated people mover in ASCE 21. See Alabama Code 25-13-2
  • 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.
  • board: The Elevator Safety Review Board. See Alabama Code 25-13-2
  • CERTIFICATE OF OPERATION: A document issued by the administrator that indicates that the conveyance has had the required safety inspection and tests, and fees have been paid as set forth in this chapter. See Alabama Code 25-13-2
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • conveyance: Any elevator, dumbwaiter, escalator, moving sidewalk, platform lifts, stairway chairlifts, and automated people movers. See Alabama Code 25-13-2
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • elevator: An installation as defined as an elevator in ASME A17. See Alabama Code 25-13-2
  • ELEVATOR CONTRACTOR: Any sole proprietor, firm, or corporation who possesses an elevator contractor's license in accordance with Sections 25-13-7 and 25-13-8 and who is engaged in the business of erecting, constructing, installing, altering, servicing, repairing, or maintaining elevators or related conveyances covered by this chapter. See Alabama Code 25-13-2
  • ELEVATOR INSPECTOR: Any person who possesses an elevator inspector's license in accordance with this chapter. See Alabama Code 25-13-2
  • ELEVATOR MECHANIC: Any person who possesses an elevator mechanic's license in accordance with Sections 25-13-7 and 25-13-8 and who is engaged in erecting, constructing, installing, altering, servicing, repairing, or maintaining elevators or related conveyances covered by this chapter. See Alabama Code 25-13-2
  • escalator: An installation as defined as an escalator in ASME A17. See Alabama Code 25-13-2
  • EXISTING INSTALLATION: An installation as defined as an installation, existing in ASME A17. See Alabama Code 25-13-2
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • license: A written license, duly issued by the administrator, authorizing a sole proprietor, firm, or company to carry on the business of erecting, constructing, installing, altering, servicing, repairing, or maintaining or performing inspections of elevators or related conveyances covered by this chapter. See Alabama Code 25-13-2
  • licensee: An elevator mechanic, elevator contractor, or elevator inspector. See Alabama Code 25-13-2
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • MATERIAL ALTERATION: An alteration as defined in the referenced standards. See Alabama Code 25-13-2
  • MOVING WALK OR SIDEWALK: An installation as defined as a moving walk in ASME A17. See Alabama Code 25-13-2
  • personal property: includes money, goods, chattels, things in action and evidence of debt, deeds and conveyances. See Alabama Code 1-1-1
  • Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.
  • PRIVATE RESIDENCE: A separate dwelling or a separate apartment in a multiple dwelling which is occupied by members of a single-family unit. See Alabama Code 25-13-2
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Remand: When an appellate court sends a case back to a lower court for further proceedings.
  • repair: A repair as defined in the referenced standards and which does not require a permit. See Alabama Code 25-13-2
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.