Article 1 Property Insurance Controls 27-22-1 – 27-22-2
Article 2 Property Insurance Clarity Act 27-22-20 – 27-22-25
Article 3 Alabama Homeowners Bill of Rights Act 27-22-40 – 27-22-45
Article 4 Insurance Payments to Lender 27-22-60 – 27-22-65

Terms Used In Alabama Code > Title 27 > Chapter 22

  • Acquittal:
    1. Judgement that a criminal defendant has not been proved guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.
    2. A verdict of "not guilty."
     
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • AVIATION GASOLINE: Motor fuel designed for use in the operation of aircraft other than jet aircraft, and sold or used for that purpose. See Alabama Code 8-17-80
  • 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.
  • BIODIESEL FUEL: Any motor fuel or mixture of motor fuels that is derived, in whole or in part, from agricultural products or animal fats, or the wastes of such products or fats, and is advertised as, offered for sale as, suitable for use as, or used as motor fuel in a diesel engine. See Alabama Code 8-17-80
  • BLENDED FUEL: A mixture composed of gasoline or diesel fuel and any other liquid that can be used as a motor fuel in a highway vehicle. See Alabama Code 8-17-80
  • board: The Alabama Board of Agriculture and Industries. See Alabama Code 8-17-80
  • brand: The trade name or other designation under which a particular petroleum product is sold, offered for sale, or otherwise identified. See Alabama Code 8-17-80
  • BULK TRANSFER: Any transfer of motor fuel from one location to another by pipeline tender or marine delivery within a bulk transfer/terminal system, including, but not limited to, the following:

    a. See Alabama Code 8-17-80

  • BULK USER: A person who receives into his or her own storage facilities, in transport truck lots, taxable motor fuel for his or her own consumption. See Alabama Code 8-17-80
  • Circumstantial evidence: All evidence except eyewitness testimony.
  • commissioner: The Alabama Commissioner of Agriculture and Industries. See Alabama Code 8-17-80
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • department: The Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries. See Alabama Code 8-17-80
  • DIESEL FUEL: Any liquid that is advertised, offered for sale, or sold for use as or used as a motor fuel in a diesel-powered engine. See Alabama Code 8-17-80
  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
  • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
  • DYED DIESEL FUEL: Diesel fuel that meets the dyeing and marking requirements of Section 4082, Title 26 of the United States Code. See Alabama Code 8-17-80
  • DYED KEROSENE: Kerosene that meets the dyeing and marking requirements of Section 4082, Title 26 of the United States Code. See Alabama Code 8-17-80
  • Ex officio: Literally, by virtue of one's office.
  • gasohol: A blended motor fuel composed of gasoline and motor fuel grade alcohol. See Alabama Code 8-17-80
  • gasoline: Any product commonly or commercially known as gasoline, regardless of classification, that is advertised, offered for sale, or sold for use as or used as motor fuel in an internal combustion engine, including gasohol and blended fuel which contains gasoline. See Alabama Code 8-17-80
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • import: To bring petroleum products into this state for sale, use, or storage by any means of conveyance other than in the fuel supply tank of a motor vehicle. See Alabama Code 8-17-80
  • importer: A person who imports petroleum products into this state. See Alabama Code 8-17-80
  • INSPECTION FEE PERMIT HOLDER: A person to whom the Department of Revenue has issued an inspection fee permit. See Alabama Code 8-17-80
  • Intestate: Dying without leaving a will.
  • kerosene: All grades of kerosene, including, but not limited to, the two grades of kerosene, No. See Alabama Code 8-17-80
  • lender: A person who holds a mortgage, lien, deed of trust, or other security interest in property. See Alabama Code 27-22-60
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • LUBRICATING OIL: Those products of petroleum that are commonly used in lubricating or oiling engines and any devices or substitutes for such products of petroleum. See Alabama Code 8-17-80
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Mortgagor: The person who pledges property to a creditor as collateral for a loan and who receives the money.
  • NET GALLONS: The amount of dyed diesel fuel and dyed kerosene measured in gallons when adjusted to a temperature of 60 degrees Fahrenheit and a pressure of fourteen and seven-tenths pounds pressure per square inch. See Alabama Code 8-17-80
  • PERMISSIVE SUPPLIER: An out-of-state supplier that elects, but is not required, to have a supplier's license as required in Section 40-17-332. See Alabama Code 8-17-80
  • person: Any natural person, firm, partnership, association, corporation, receiver, trust, estate, or other entity as well as any other group or combination thereof acting as a unit. See Alabama Code 8-17-80
  • PERSON FIRST SELLING: Any person, as herein defined, who first sells dyed diesel fuel, dyed kerosene, and/or lubricating oil in Alabama on which an inspection fee is imposed by this article. See Alabama Code 8-17-80
  • personal property: includes money, goods, chattels, things in action and evidence of debt, deeds and conveyances. See Alabama Code 1-1-1
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • PETROLEUM PRODUCTS: Gasoline, diesel fuel, and lubricating oil. See Alabama Code 8-17-80
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • real property: includes lands, tenements and hereditaments. See Alabama Code 1-1-1
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • retailer: A person other than a wholesale distributor that engages in the business of selling or distributing taxable motor fuel to the end user within this state. See Alabama Code 8-17-80
  • REVENUE COMMISSIONER: The Commissioner of the Alabama Department of Revenue. See Alabama Code 8-17-80
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • SPECIAL FUEL: Any gas or liquid, other than gasoline, used or suitable for use as motor fuel in an internal combustion engine or motor to propel any form of vehicle, machine, or mechanical contrivance, and includes products commonly known as natural or casing-head gasoline, biodiesel fuel, and transmix. See Alabama Code 8-17-80
  • state: The State of Alabama. See Alabama Code 8-17-80
  • subscription: include a mark when the person cannot write, if his name is written near the mark, and witnessed by a person who writes his own name as a witness, and include with respect to corporate securities facsimile signature placed upon any instrument or writing with intent to execute or authenticate such instrument or writing. See Alabama Code 1-1-1
  • supplier: A person who is subject to the general taxing jurisdiction of this state and registered under Section 4101 of the Internal Revenue Code for transactions in motor fuel in the bulk transfer/terminal distribution system and who owns motor fuel in the bulk transfer/terminal system, or a person who receives motor fuel in this state pursuant to a two-party exchange. See Alabama Code 8-17-80
  • Testator: A male person who leaves a will at death.
  • UNDYED DIESEL FUEL: Diesel fuel that has not been dyed in accordance with the Internal Revenue Service fuel dyeing provisions. See Alabama Code 8-17-80