§ 26-23F-1 Short title
§ 26-23F-2 Legislative findings; purpose
§ 26-23F-3 Definitions
§ 26-23F-4 Release and dignified final disposition of bodily remains of unborn infants
§ 26-23F-5 Sale or other disposition of bodily remains of unborn infant
§ 26-23F-6 Violations
§ 26-23F-7 Remedies and penalties
§ 26-23F-8 Construction of chapter
§ 26-23F-9 Relation to other laws
§ 26-23F-10 Exceptions under Revised Uniform Anatomical Gift Act

Terms Used In Alabama Code > Title 26 > Chapter 23F

  • abortion: as used in this chapter , does not include a procedure or act to terminate the pregnancy of a woman with an ectopic pregnancy, nor does it include the procedure or act to terminate the pregnancy of a woman when the unborn child has a lethal anomaly. See Alabama Code 26-23F-3
  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • Beneficiary: A person who is entitled to receive the benefits or proceeds of a will, trust, insurance policy, retirement plan, annuity, or other contract. Source: OCC
  • BODILY REMAINS: The physical remains, corpse, or body parts of a dead unborn infant who has been expelled or extracted from his or her mother. See Alabama Code 26-23F-3
  • Common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
  • ECTOPIC PREGNANCY: Any pregnancy resulting from a fertilized egg that has implanted or attached outside the uterus. See Alabama Code 26-23F-3
  • 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.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • FINAL DISPOSITION: The burial, interment, cremation, or other legal disposition of the bodily remains of a deceased unborn infant. See Alabama Code 26-23F-3
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • 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.
  • LETHAL ANOMALY: A child would die at birth or be still born. See Alabama Code 26-23F-3
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • PATHOLOGICAL STUDY: The examination of body tissue for diagnostic or forensic purposes, and any related activities necessary to perform such study. See Alabama Code 26-23F-3
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • research: A systematic investigation, including research development, testing and evaluation, designed to develop or contribute to generalized knowledge but does not include treatment, medication, diagnostic or remedial tests, surgical procedures, or observations which have the purpose of determining or improving the life or health of the unborn infant or preserving the life or health of the unborn infant or the unborn infant's mother or pathological study. See Alabama Code 26-23F-3
  • UNBORN INFANT: A human being in utero at any stage of development regardless of viability. See Alabama Code 26-23F-3