§ 27-9A-1 Purpose and scope
§ 27-9A-2 Definitions
§ 27-9A-3 Independent adjuster defined; exclusions
§ 27-9A-4 License required
§ 27-9A-5 Registration of emergency independent adjusters
§ 27-9A-6 Application for license
§ 27-9A-7 License; license renewal; name or address change
§ 27-9A-8 Prelicensing course and examination
§ 27-9A-9 Exemptions from examination
§ 27-9A-10 Nonresident license
§ 27-9A-11 Apprentice independent adjuster license
§ 27-9A-12 License denial, non-renewal, or revocation
§ 27-9A-13 Continuing education
§ 27-9A-14 Record retention
§ 27-9A-15 Standards of conduct of independent adjusters
§ 27-9A-16 Reporting of actions
§ 27-9A-17 Fingerprints
§ 27-9A-18 Rules

Terms Used In Alabama Code > Title 27 > Chapter 9A

  • access: To gain entry to, instruct, communicate with, store data in, retrieve or intercept data from, alter data or computer software in, or otherwise make use of any resource of a computer, computer system, or computer network. See Alabama Code 45-41A-41.03
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Attorney-in-fact: A person who, acting as an agent, is given written authorization by another person to transact business for him (her) out of court.
  • authority: The Opelika Downtown Redevelopment Authority, a public corporation organized pursuant to this part. See Alabama Code 45-41A-40.01
  • board: The board of directors of the authority. See Alabama Code 45-41A-40.01
  • bonds: Shall include bonds, notes, and certificates representing an obligation to pay money. See Alabama Code 45-41A-40.01
  • city: The City of Opelika, Alabama. See Alabama Code 45-41A-41.02
  • city: The City of Opelika, Alabama. See Alabama Code 45-41A-40.01
  • CIVIL FINE: The monetary amount assessed by the city pursuant to this part for an adjudication of civil liability for a traffic signal violation, including municipal court costs associated with the infraction. See Alabama Code 45-41A-41.02
  • CIVIL VIOLATION: There is hereby created a noncriminal category of law called a civil violation created and existing for the sole purpose of carrying out the terms of this part. See Alabama Code 45-41A-41.02
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • computer: An electronic, magnetic, optical, electrochemical, or other high speed data processing device or system that performs logical, arithmetic, or memory functions by the manipulations of electronic or magnetic impulses and includes all input, output, processing, storage, or communication facilities that are connected or related to the device. See Alabama Code 45-41A-41.03
  • COMPUTER NETWORK: The interconnection of two or more computers or computer systems that transmit data over communication circuits connecting them. See Alabama Code 45-41A-41.03
  • COMPUTER SECURITY SYSTEM: The design, procedures, or other measures that the person responsible for the operation and use of a computer employs to restrict the use of the computer to particular persons or uses or that the owner or licensee of data stored or maintained by a computer in which the owner or licensee is entitled to store or maintain the data employs to restrict access to the data. See Alabama Code 45-41A-41.03
  • COMPUTER SOFTWARE: A set of instructions or statements, and related data, that when executed in actual or modified form, cause a computer, computer system, or computer network to perform specific functions. See Alabama Code 45-41A-41.03
  • COMPUTER SYSTEM: A set of related or interconnected computer or computer network equipment, devices and software. See Alabama Code 45-41A-41.03
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • data: A representation of information, knowledge, facts, concepts, or instructions, which are prepared and are intended for use in a computer, computer system, or computer network. See Alabama Code 45-41A-41.03
  • ELECTRONIC MAIL MESSAGE: A message sent to a unique destination that consists of a unique user name or mailbox and a reference to an Internet domain, whether or not displayed, to which such message can be sent or delivered. See Alabama Code 45-41A-41.03
  • EXCEEDS AUTHORIZATION OF USE: Accessing a computer, computer network, or other digital device with actual or perceived authorization, and using such access to obtain or alter information that the accessor is not entitled to obtain or alter. See Alabama Code 45-41A-41.03
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • 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.
  • harm: Partial or total alteration, damage, or erasure of stored data, interruption of computer services, introduction of a virus, or any other loss, disadvantage, or injury that might reasonably be suffered as a result of the actor's conduct. See Alabama Code 45-41A-41.03
  • IDENTIFICATION DOCUMENT: Any document containing data that is issued to an individual and which that individual, and only that individual, uses alone or in conjunction with any other information for the primary purpose of establishing his or her identity or accessing his or her financial information or benefits. See Alabama Code 45-41A-41.03
  • IDENTIFYING INFORMATION: Specific details that can be used to access a person's financial accounts, obtain identification, or to obtain goods or services, including, but not limited to:

    a. See Alabama Code 45-41A-41.03

  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • owner: The owner of a motor vehicle as shown on the motor vehicle registration records of the Alabama Department of Revenue or the analogous department or agency of another state or country. See Alabama Code 45-41A-41.02
  • owner: as used in this article , shall mean the person who owns, or has the exclusive license in the United States to reproduce or the exclusive license in the United States to distribute to the public copies of the original fixation of sounds embodied in the master phonograph record, master disc, master tape, master film or other device used for reproducing recorded sounds on phonograph records, discs, tapes, films, videocassettes or other articles now known or later developed on which sound is recorded and from which the transferred sounds are directly or indirectly derived, or the person who owns the rights to record or to authorize the recording of a live performance. See Alabama Code 45-41A-40.14
  • owner: An owner or lessee of a computer or a computer network, or an owner, lessee, or licensee of computer data, computer programs, or computer software. See Alabama Code 45-41A-41.03
  • 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.
  • PHOTOGRAPHIC TRAFFIC SIGNAL ENFORCEMENT SYSTEM: A camera system which is designed and installed to work in conjunction with an electrically operated traffic-control device using vehicle sensors synchronized to automatically record, either by conventional film or digital imaging, sequenced photographs or full motion video of the rear of a motor vehicle while proceeding through a signalized intersection. See Alabama Code 45-41A-41.02
  • Probate: Proving a will
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • project: Interests in land, buildings, structures, facilities, or other improvements located or to be located within the downtown development area, and any fixtures, machinery, equipment, furniture, or other property of any nature whatsoever used on, in, or in connection with any such land, interest in land, building, structure, facility, or other improvement, all for the essential public purpose of the development of trade, commerce, industry, and employment opportunities in the downtown development area. See Alabama Code 45-41A-40.01
  • property: Includes a financial instrument, data, databases, data while in transit, computer software, computer programs, documents associated with computer systems and computer programs, or copies whether tangible or intangible. See Alabama Code 45-41A-41.03
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • real property: includes lands, tenements and hereditaments. See Alabama Code 30-3D-608
  • reencoder: An electronic device that places encoded information from the magnetic strip, integrated circuit, RFID tag of an identification document onto the magnetic strip, integrated circuit, or RFID tag of a different identification document. See Alabama Code 45-41A-41.03
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • SCANNING DEVICE: A scanner, reader, or any other electronic device that is used to access, read, scan, obtain, memorize, or store, temporarily or permanently, information encoded on the magnetic strip, integrated circuit, or RFID tag of an identification document. See Alabama Code 45-41A-41.03
  • 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: The State of Alabama. See Alabama Code 45-41A-40.01
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • TRAFFIC SIGNAL VIOLATION: Any violation of Section 32-5A-31, 32-5A-32, or 32-5A-35, or any combination thereof, wherein a vehicle proceeds into a signalized intersection at a time while the traffic-control signal for that vehicle's lane of travel is emitting a steady red signal. See Alabama Code 45-41A-41.02
  • TRAFFIC-CONTROL SIGNAL: Any device, whether manually, electrically, or mechanically operated, by which traffic is alternately directed to stop and permitted to proceed as defined in Section 32-1-1. See Alabama Code 45-41A-41.02
  • TRAINED TECHNICIAN: A sworn law enforcement officer employed by the city, who alternatively:

    a. See Alabama Code 45-41A-41.02

  • United States: includes the territories thereof and the District of Columbia. See Alabama Code 30-3D-608
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.
  • virus: Means an unwanted computer program or other set of instructions inserted into a computer's memory, operating system, or program that is specifically constructed with the ability to replicate itself or to affect the other programs or files in the computer by attaching a copy of the unwanted program or other set of instructions to one or more computer programs or files. See Alabama Code 45-41A-41.03
  • WEB PAGE: A location that has a single uniform resource locator or other single location with respect to the Internet. See Alabama Code 45-41A-41.03
  • writing: includes typewriting and printing on paper. See Alabama Code 30-3D-608