§ 2-15-20 Definitions
§ 2-15-21 Registration of brands by livestock owners; fees; certificate of registration
§ 2-15-22 Admissibility of certificate of registration in civil actions or criminal proceedings as to title or right of possession
§ 2-15-23 Renewal of brands; effect of failure to renew brand
§ 2-15-24 Furnishing, etc., of forms for registration, reregistration and transfer of brands by department
§ 2-15-25 Maintenance, publication, etc., of register of brands by department; department to determine ownership, etc., of lost, estrayed or stolen livestock and furnish said information to interested persons
§ 2-15-26 Disposition of fees collected for registration, transfer, etc., of brands, etc
§ 2-15-27 Records required to be maintained by operators of livestock markets, livestock hide dealers, etc
§ 2-15-28 Promulgation of rules and regulations by commissioner for implementation of article, etc., generally; designation by commissioner of positions on which animals may be branded
§ 2-15-29 Prohibited acts
§ 2-15-30 Violations of provisions of article or rules and regulations promulgated thereunder deemed misdemeanors; disposition of fines collected for violations of article; revocation, etc., of permits or licenses of livestock markets or livestock dealers by comm

Terms Used In Alabama Code > Title 2 > Chapter 15 > Article 2 - Branding of Livestock

  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • board: The State Board of Agriculture and Industries of the State of Alabama. See Alabama Code 2-15-20
  • brand: Any recorded identification mark applied to any position on the hide of livestock by means of heat, acid, or a chemical, except numbers used to keep production records or record of age. See Alabama Code 2-15-20
  • commissioner: The Commissioner of Agriculture and Industries of the State of Alabama. See Alabama Code 2-15-20
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • department: The Department of Agriculture and Industries of the State of Alabama. See Alabama Code 2-15-20
  • 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
  • GENERAL PROPERTY INSTRUMENT: A real property instrument that affects the title to personal property as well as real property. See Alabama Code 45-18-82.51
  • Grantor: The person who establishes a trust and places property into it.
  • IMPROVED RECORDING SYSTEM: A system of recording real property instruments and personal property instruments in the probate office and, in the discretion of the judge of probate, of recording other instruments and documents, which system when completed, shall consist of the equipment necessary and suitable to record, archive, and retrieve records. See Alabama Code 45-18-82.51
  • Judgement: The official decision of a court finally determining the respective rights and claims of the parties to a suit.
  • Juror: A person who is on the jury.
  • livestock: Cattle, swine, sheep, goats, equine or equidae, ratites, and poultry. See Alabama Code 2-15-20
  • LIVESTOCK HIDE DEALER: Any dealer who buys hides of livestock. See Alabama Code 2-15-20
  • LIVESTOCK MARKET: A place where a person assembles livestock for public sale, if the person is required to procure a license or permit from the state Department of Agriculture and Industries to operate the market. See Alabama Code 2-15-20
  • Mortgagee: The person to whom property is mortgaged and who has loaned the money.
  • person: Any individual, partnership, corporation, or association. See Alabama Code 2-15-20
  • PERSONAL PROPERTY INSTRUMENT: Any instrument or document affecting the title to personal property only, as distinguished from real property, that may be now or hereafter required to be filed or titled for record in the probate office, in accordance with the applicable requirements of the laws of this state, including, without limitation, Sections 35-4-50 and 35-4-90. See Alabama Code 45-18-82.51
  • 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.
  • REAL PROPERTY INSTRUMENT: Includes any instrument or document affecting the title to real property that may now or hereafter be filed for record in the probate office pursuant to the applicable requirements of the laws of this state, including, without limitation, Section 12-13-43, and all statutes providing for the filing and recording of notices or statements of liens of any kind, notices of judgments, and plats or maps showing the subdivision of real estate. See Alabama Code 45-18-82.51
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Uniform Commercial Code: A set of statutes enacted by the various states to provide consistency among the states' commercial laws. It includes negotiable instruments, sales, stock transfers, trust and warehouse receipts, and bills of lading. Source: OCC