§ 27-1-1 Short title
§ 27-1-2 Definitions
§ 27-1-3 Applicability of title – Generally
§ 27-1-4 Applicability of title – Exemptions
§ 27-1-5 Compliance requirement
§ 27-1-6 Prevalence of particular over general provisions
§ 27-1-7 Effect of captions or headings
§ 27-1-8 Life insurance companies may invest in notes secured by mortgages or deeds of trust
§ 27-1-9 Life insurance companies may invest in loans guaranteed under Service Men’s Readjustment Act
§ 27-1-10 Payment for health services of chiropractor; insured to have exclusive right to select practitioner of healing arts
§ 27-1-10.1 Insurance coverage for drugs to treat life-threatening illnesses
§ 27-1-11 Dentists and dental hygienists as “physicians” under health or accident insurance policies
§ 27-1-11.1 Appropriations to certain universities not to be considered in patient care reimbursement
§ 27-1-12 Penalty for violation of title
§ 27-1-13 Existing forms and filings
§ 27-1-14 Preservation of prior rights, obligations, etc
§ 27-1-15 Payment for services of podiatrist
§ 27-1-16
§ 27-1-17 Limitation periods for payment of claims; overdue claims; retroactive denials, adjustments, etc.; penalties
§ 27-1-17.1 Payment of providers through electronic funds transfer methods
§ 27-1-18 Contract providing for mental health services to entitle insured to reimbursement for outpatient and inpatient services by qualified psychiatrist or psychologist
§ 27-1-19 Reimbursement of health care providers
§ 27-1-20 Patient Right to Know Act
§ 27-1-21 Uniformity of limits applied to fulfillment of certain drug prescriptions
§ 27-1-22 Uniform prescription drug information card or technology
§ 27-1-23 Motor vehicle accidents by certain public safety officers
§ 27-1-24 Alabama Insurance Underwriting Association
§ 27-1-24.1 Incentives for homeowners insurance policies with wind coverage in certain areas
§ 27-1-25 Rate filings and related actuarial information for homeowners insurance coverage to be public information

Terms Used In Alabama Code > Title 27 > Chapter 1

  • ALARM MONITORING SERVICE: A service that uses a device located at a residence, place of business, or other fixed premises for both of the following purposes:

    a. See Alabama Code 45-39-250

  • authority: The Civic Center Authority created by this part. See Alabama Code 45-39A-11
  • 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
  • CABLE SERVICE: A service that provides both of the following:

    a. See Alabama Code 45-39-250

  • CABLE SYSTEM: A facility, consisting of a set of closed transmission paths and associated signal generation, reception, and control equipment that is designed to provide cable service which includes video programming and which is provided to multiple subscribers within a community, but the term does not include any of the following:

    a. See Alabama Code 45-39-250

  • Case law: The law as laid down in cases that have been decided in the decisions of the courts.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Electronic funds transfer: The transfer of money between accounts by consumer electronic systems-such as automated teller machines (ATMs) and electronic payment of bills-rather than by check or cash. (Wire transfers, checks, drafts, and paper instruments do not fall into this category.) Source: OCC
  • Extradition: The formal process of delivering an accused or convicted person from authorities in one state to authorities in another state.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • INTERACTIVE COMPUTER SERVICE: Any information service, system, or access software provider that provides or enables computer access by multiple users to a computer server, including specifically a service or system that provides access to the Internet and the systems operated or services offered by libraries or educational institutions. See Alabama Code 45-39-250
  • internet: The international computer network of both federal and non-federal interoperable packet switched data networks. See Alabama Code 45-39-250
  • mayor: The mayor or other chief executive officer of a municipality. See Alabama Code 45-39A-11
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • month: means a calendar month. See Alabama Code 30-3D-608
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • municipality: Any incorporated city or town in Lauderdale County. See Alabama Code 45-39-250
  • 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: Includes a natural person, a corporation, a partnership, an association, or any other entity. See Alabama Code 45-39A-11
  • preceding: means next before. See Alabama Code 30-3D-608
  • 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.
  • Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
  • 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.
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • telecommunications: The transmission, between or among points specified by the user, of information of the user's choosing, without change in the form or content of the information as sent and received. See Alabama Code 45-39-250
  • TELECOMMUNICATIONS CARRIER: Any provider of telecommunications services, except that the term does not include aggregators of telecommunications services as defined in 47 U. See Alabama Code 45-39-250
  • TELECOMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT: Equipment, other than customer premises equipment, used by a provider of telecommunications to provide telecommunications services, and includes software integral to the equipment, including upgrades. See Alabama Code 45-39-250
  • TELECOMMUNICATIONS SERVICE: The offering of telecommunications, including servicing and repairing related equipment, for a fee directly to the public, or to the classes of users as to be effectively available directly to the public regardless of the facilities used, including, but not limited to, voice, data, imaging, and video transmissions and local telephone exchange service. See Alabama Code 45-39-250
  • Tort: A civil wrong or breach of a duty to another person, as outlined by law. A very common tort is negligent operation of a motor vehicle that results in property damage and personal injury in an automobile accident.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.