§ 27-34-1 Definitions
§ 27-34-2 Societies deemed operating on lodge system
§ 27-34-3 When society deemed as having representative form of government
§ 27-34-4 Applicability of chapter – Generally
§ 27-34-5 Applicability of chapter – Exceptions
§ 27-34-6 License – Requirement; renewal; fee; evidence
§ 27-34-7 License – Foreign or alien societies – Application; qualifications
§ 27-34-8 License – Foreign or alien societies – Suspension, revocation, or refusal
§ 27-34-9 Articles of incorporation – Contents
§ 27-34-10 Articles of incorporation – Filing with other documents; bond; preliminary certificate
§ 27-34-11 Preliminary certificate – Time to complete organization
§ 27-34-12 Preliminary certificate – Initial solicitations and qualifications
§ 27-34-13 Certificate of compliance
§ 27-34-14 Constitution and laws; powers
§ 27-34-15 Existing incorporated societies
§ 27-34-16 Incorporation of existing unincorporated domestic voluntary associations
§ 27-34-17 Amendment of articles of incorporation, constitution, or laws
§ 27-34-18 Waiver of societies’ laws and constitution
§ 27-34-19 Principal office of domestic society; meetings of governing body and minutes thereof
§ 27-34-20 Creation, etc., of charitable, benevolent, or educational institutions
§ 27-34-21 Members – Qualifications for membership
§ 27-34-22 Members – Payment of equitable part of deficiency
§ 27-34-23 Benefits – Generally
§ 27-34-24 Benefits – Lives of children
§ 27-34-25 Paid-up nonforfeiture benefits, cash surrender values, and certificate loans, etc
§ 27-34-26 Beneficiaries
§ 27-34-27 Exemption of benefits, etc., from attachment, garnishment, or other process
§ 27-34-28 Personal liability for payment of benefits
§ 27-34-29 Issuance of certificate to each benefit member; matters constituting agreement
§ 27-34-30 Life benefit certificate – Filing with commissioner; standard provisions
§ 27-34-31 Life benefit certificate – Prohibited provisions
§ 27-34-32 Accident or health and total or permanent disability insurance contracts
§ 27-34-33 Reinsurance
§ 27-34-34 Assets; funds; expenses
§ 27-34-35 Investments
§ 27-34-36 Annual statements – Requirements
§ 27-34-37 Annual statements – Valuation of certificates; reserves
§ 27-34-38 Annual statements – Failure to file
§ 27-34-39 Examinations – Domestic societies
§ 27-34-40 Examinations – Foreign and alien societies
§ 27-34-41 Examinations – Publication of financial statement, report, or finding
§ 27-34-42 Exemption from taxation
§ 27-34-43 Applicability of Chapters 7 and 8A
§ 27-34-44 Agents – Solicitation without license
§ 27-34-45 Misrepresentations
§ 27-34-46 Discrimination, inducements, and rebates
§ 27-34-47 Service of process
§ 27-34-48 Consolidation or merger – Procedure
§ 27-34-49 Consolidation or merger – Effect
§ 27-34-50 Actions to enjoin or in quo warranto; liquidation; receivership
§ 27-34-51 Applications for injunctions
§ 27-34-52 Review of decisions and findings of commissioner
§ 27-34-53 False statements
§ 27-34-54 Applicability of other provisions

Terms Used In Alabama Code > Title 27 > Chapter 34

  • 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.
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Arraignment: A proceeding in which an individual who is accused of committing a crime is brought into court, told of the charges, and asked to plead guilty or not guilty.
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • 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
  • board: The State Board of Corrections. See Alabama Code 14-8-30
  • Charity: An agency, institution, or organization in existence and operating for the benefit of an indefinite number of persons and conducted for educational, religious, scientific, medical, or other beneficent purposes.
  • county: Macon County. See Alabama Code 45-44-247.01
  • COUNTY INMATE: A person convicted of a crime and sentenced to a term of confinement of one year's duration or less. See Alabama Code 14-8-30
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • 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
  • Garnishment: Generally, garnishment is a court proceeding in which a creditor asks a court to order a third party who owes money to the debtor or otherwise holds assets belonging to the debtor to turn over to the creditor any of the debtor
  • Grace period: The number of days you'll have to pay your bill for purchases in full without triggering a finance charge. Source: Federal Reserve
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Power of attorney: A written instrument which authorizes one person to act as another's agent or attorney. The power of attorney may be for a definite, specific act, or it may be general in nature. The terms of the written power of attorney may specify when it will expire. If not, the power of attorney usually expires when the person granting it dies. Source: OCC
  • real property: includes lands, tenements and hereditaments. See Alabama Code 1-1-1
  • SALES AND USE TAX: A tax imposed by the state sales and use tax statutes and such other acts applicable to Macon County, including, but not limited to, Article 1 and Article 2 of Chapter 23 of Title 40. See Alabama Code 45-44-247.01
  • 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.
  • STATE INMATE: A person convicted of a crime and sentenced to a term of confinement of more than one year's duration. See Alabama Code 14-8-30