Terms Used In Alabama Code > Title 32 > Chapter 2
- Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
- cmrs: Commercial mobile radio service under Sections 3(27) and 332(d) of the Federal Telecommunications Act of 1996, 47 U. See Alabama Code 11-98-1
- Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
- Consumer lease: means a lease that a lessor regularly engaged in the business of leasing or selling makes to a lessee who is an individual and who takes under the lease primarily for a personal, family, or household purpose, if the total payments to be made under the lease contract, excluding payments for options to renew or buy, do not exceed $100,000. See Alabama Code 7-2A-103
- corporation: Includes a domestic or foreign business corporation as defined in Chapter 2 or Chapter 2A, as applicable, a domestic or foreign nonprofit corporation as defined in Chapter 3, a domestic or foreign professional corporation as defined in Chapter 4, and those entities specified in Chapter 20 as corporate. See Alabama Code 10A-1-1.03
- council: The Interagency Coordinating Council as established in Section 21-3A-4. See Alabama Code 21-3A-3
- CRIMINAL HISTORY INFORMATION: Information collected and stored in the criminal record repository of the Department of Public Safety reflecting the result of an arrest, detention, or initiation of a criminal proceeding by criminal justice agencies, including, but not limited to, arrest record information, fingerprint cards, correctional induction and release information, identifiable descriptions and notations of arrests, detentions, indictments, or other formal charges. See Alabama Code 32-2-60
- CRIMINAL JUSTICE AGENCY: Any municipal, county, state, or federal agency whose personnel have power of arrest and who perform a law enforcement function. See Alabama Code 32-2-60
- department: The Department of Public Safety. See Alabama Code 32-2-60
- department: The Alabama State Law Enforcement Agency acting directly or through its duly authorized officers and agents. See Alabama Code 32-1-1.1
- director: The Director of the Department of Public Safety. See Alabama Code 32-2-60
- director: The Secretary of the Alabama State Law Enforcement Agency. See Alabama Code 32-1-1.1
- district: A communication district created pursuant to this chapter. See Alabama Code 11-98-1
- Donee: The recipient of a gift.
- Donor: The person who makes a gift.
- driver: Every person who drives or is in actual physical control of a vehicle. See Alabama Code 32-1-1.1
- EARLY INTERVENTION SERVICES: Any developmental services that:
a. See Alabama Code 21-3A-3
- EARLY INTERVENTION SYSTEM: The total effort in the state that is directed at meeting the needs of eligible infants and toddlers and their families. See Alabama Code 21-3A-3
- ELIGIBLE INFANTS AND TODDLERS: Individuals, from birth through age two, inclusive, who need early intervention services because of one or both of the following:
a. See Alabama Code 21-3A-3
- Fault: means wrongful act, omission, breach, or default. See Alabama Code 7-2A-103
- Finance lease: means a lease with respect to which:
(i) the lessor does not select, manufacture, or supply the goods;
(ii) the lessor acquires the goods or the right to possession and use of the goods in connection with the lease; and
(iii) one of the following occurs:
(A) the lessee receives a copy of the contract by which the lessor acquired the goods or the right to possession and use of the goods before signing the lease contract;
(B) the lessee's approval of the contract by which the lessor acquired the goods or the right to possession and use of the goods is a condition to effectiveness of the lease contract;
(C) the lease contract or a separate accurate and complete statement delivered to the lessee discloses in writing (a) all express warranties and other rights provided to the lessee by the lessor and the supplier in connection with the lease contract (b) that there are no other express warranties or rights provided to the lessee by the lessor or the supplier in connection with the lease contract, and (c) in a consumer lease, any waiver, disclaimer, or other negation of express or implied warranties and any limitation or modification of remedy or liquidation of damages for breach of those warranties or other rights of the lessee in a manner as provided in this article or in Article 2, as applicable; or
(D) the lessor, before the lessee signs the lease contract, informs the lessee in writing (a) of the identity of the supplier, unless the lessee has selected the supplier and directed the lessor to purchase the goods from the supplier, (b) that the lessee is entitled under this article to all warranties and other rights provided to the lessee by the supplier in connection with the lease contract, and (c) to contact the supplier to receive an accurate and complete statement from the supplier of any such express warranties and other rights and any disclaimers or limitations of them or of remedies. See Alabama Code 7-2A-103
- Goods: means all things that are movable at the time of identification to the lease contract, or are fixtures (Section 7-2A-309), but the term does not include money, documents, instruments, accounts, chattel paper, general intangibles, or minerals or the like, including oil and gas, before extraction. See Alabama Code 7-2A-103
- highway: The entire width between the boundary lines of every way publicly maintained when any part thereof is open to the use of the public for purposes of vehicular travel. See Alabama Code 32-1-1.1
- Indictment: The formal charge issued by a grand jury stating that there is enough evidence that the defendant committed the crime to justify having a trial; it is used primarily for felonies.
- INDIVIDUALIZED FAMILY SERVICE PLAN: A process which includes the development of a written plan containing the required elements designed to address the needs of eligible infants and toddlers and their families in accordance with Section 1477 of Title 20 of the United States Code. See Alabama Code 21-3A-3
- Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
- Joint committee: Committees including membership from both houses of teh legislature. Joint committees are usually established with narrow jurisdictions and normally lack authority to report legislation.
- LEAD AGENCY: The Alabama Department of Education. See Alabama Code 21-3A-3
- Lease: means a transfer of the right to possession and use of goods for a term in return for consideration, but a sale, including a sale on approval or a sale or return, or retention or creation of a security interest is not a lease. See Alabama Code 7-2A-103
- Lease agreement: means the bargain, with respect to the lease, of the lessor and the lessee in fact as found in their language or by implication from other circumstances including course of dealing or usage of trade or course of performance as provided in this article. See Alabama Code 7-2A-103
- Lease contract: means the total legal obligation that results from the lease agreement as affected by this article and any other applicable rules of law. See Alabama Code 7-2A-103
- Leasehold interest: means the interest of the lessor or the lessee under a lease contract. See Alabama Code 7-2A-103
- Lessee: means a person who acquires the right to possession and use of goods under a lease. See Alabama Code 7-2A-103
- Lessor: means a person who transfers the right to possession and use of goods under a lease. See Alabama Code 7-2A-103
- Lien: means a charge against or interest in goods to secure payment of a debt or performance of an obligation, but the term does not include a security interest. See Alabama Code 7-2A-103
- multidisciplinary: The involvement of two or more disciplines or professions in the provision of integrated and coordinated services, including evaluation and assessment activities and development of the individualized family service plan. See Alabama Code 21-3A-3
- person: Any individual, partnership, corporation, association, business, government, governmental subdivision or agency, or any other public or private entity. See Alabama Code 32-2-60
- person: Every natural person, firm, copartnership, association, or corporation. See Alabama Code 32-1-1.1
- POLICE OFFICER: Every officer authorized to direct or regulate traffic or to make arrests for violations of traffic regulations. See Alabama Code 32-1-1.1
- policies: The state statutes, regulations, orders of the Governor, directives by the lead agency, participating agencies, the Executive Committee, or other written documents that represent the position of the state concerning any matter within the purview of this chapter. See Alabama Code 21-3A-3
- President pro tempore: A constitutionally recognized officer of the Senate who presides over the chamber in the absence of the Vice President. The President Pro Tempore (or, "president for a time") is elected by the Senate and is, by custom, the Senator of the majority party with the longest record of continuous service.
- Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
- PUBLIC SAFETY AGENCY: An agency of the State of Alabama, or a functional division of a political subdivision, that provides fire fighting, rescue, natural or man-caused disaster, or major emergency response, law enforcement, ambulance, or emergency medical services. See Alabama Code 11-98-1
- Purchase: includes taking by sale, lease, mortgage, security interest, pledge, gift, or any other voluntary transaction creating an interest in goods. See Alabama Code 7-2A-103
- regulations: The regulations implementing Part H of Public Law 99-457 as amended (20 U. See Alabama Code 21-3A-3
- Rescission: The cancellation of budget authority previously provided by Congress. The Impoundment Control Act of 1974 specifies that the President may propose to Congress that funds be rescinded. If both Houses have not approved a rescission proposal (by passing legislation) within 45 days of continuous session, any funds being withheld must be made available for obligation.
- SERVICE COORDINATION: The case management and other activities carried out by a service coordinator to assist and enable a child eligible under Part H of Public Law 99-457 as amended (20 U. See Alabama Code 21-3A-3
- state: A state, territory, or possession of the United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a province of Canada. See Alabama Code 32-1-1.1
- Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
- Sublease: means a lease of goods the right to possession and use of which was acquired by the lessor as a lessee under an existing lease. See Alabama Code 7-2A-103
- Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
- Supplier: means a person from whom a lessor buys or leases goods to be leased under a finance lease. See Alabama Code 7-2A-103
- Supply contract: means a contract under which a lessor buys or leases goods to be leased. See Alabama Code 7-2A-103
- TECHNICAL PROPRIETARY INFORMATION: Technology descriptions, technical information, or trade secrets, including the term trade secrets as defined by the Alabama Trade Secrets Act of 1987, Chapter 27 of Title 8, and the actual or developmental costs thereof which are developed, produced, or received internally by a voice communications service provider or by its employees, directors, officers, or agents. See Alabama Code 11-98-1
- traffic: Pedestrians, ridden or herded animals, vehicles, streetcars, and other conveyances either singly or together while using any highway for purposes of travel. See Alabama Code 32-1-1.1
- Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.
- 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
- vehicle: Every device in, upon, or by which any person or property is or may be transported or drawn upon a highway, excepting devices moved by human power or used exclusively upon stationary rails or tracks or electric personal assistive mobility devices; provided, that for the purposes of this title, a bicycle or a ridden animal shall be deemed a vehicle, except those provisions of this title, which by their very nature can have no application. See Alabama Code 32-1-1.1