Article 1 General Provisions 34-23-1 – 34-23-13
Article 2 Licenses and Permits 34-23-30 – 34-23-53
Article 3 Pharmacies 34-23-70 – 34-23-76
Article 4 Board of Pharmacy 34-23-90 – 34-23-94
Article 5 Third Party Prescription Program 34-23-110 – 34-23-118
Article 6 Pharmacy Technicians 34-23-130 – 34-23-132
Article 7 Compounding of Drugs 34-23-150 – 34-23-162
Article 8 Pharmacy Audit Integrity Act 34-23-180 – 34-23-187

Terms Used In Alabama Code > Title 34 > Chapter 23

  • board: The Alabama State Board of Pharmacy. See Alabama Code 34-23-150
  • bonds: Those bonds, including the refunding bonds, issued under and pursuant to the provisions of this article. See Alabama Code 45-37-232.20
  • BUSINESS CORPORATION: A corporation or foreign corporation as defined in Chapter 2. See Alabama Code 45-26-231.06
  • Civil forfeiture: The loss of ownership of property used to conduct illegal activity.
  • component: Any ingredient used in the compounding of a drug product. See Alabama Code 34-23-150
  • compounding: The preparation, mixing, assembling, packaging, and labeling of a drug or device as the result of a licensed practitioner's prescription drug order or initiative based on the practitioner/patient/pharmacist relationship in the course of professional practice. See Alabama Code 34-23-150
  • CONVERTED ENTITY: An entity resulting from a conversion. See Alabama Code 45-26-231.06
  • CONVERTING ENTITY: An entity as the entity existed before the entity's conversion. See Alabama Code 45-26-231.06
  • department: Alabama Department of Revenue. See Alabama Code 45-36-80.02
  • distributor: Any person engaged in the business of making sales of fireworks for resale to all holders of the required Alabama permits who in turn shall resell to any permit holder; or any person who receives, brings, or imports any fireworks of any kind into the State of Alabama, except to a holder of an Alabama manufacturer's or distributor's permit. See Alabama Code 34-23-50
  • domestic: With respect to an entity, that the entity is formed and exists under this title. See Alabama Code 45-26-231.06
  • DOMESTIC ENTITY: An organization formed and existing under this title. See Alabama Code 45-26-231.06
  • entity: A domestic entity or foreign entity. See Alabama Code 45-26-231.06
  • FILING ENTITY: A domestic entity that is a corporation, limited partnership, including a limited liability partnership, limited liability company, professional association, employee cooperative corporation, or real estate investment trust. See Alabama Code 45-26-231.06
  • FILING OFFICER: The officer with whom a filing instrument is required or permitted to be filed under Article 4 or under any other provision of this title. See Alabama Code 45-26-231.06
  • FIREWORKS SEASONS: The dates of June 20 through July 10 and December 15 through January 2 of each year shall be the only periods when seasonal retailers may sell fireworks. See Alabama Code 34-23-50
  • FIRST-TIME AND SECOND CHANCE HOME BUYER: An individual who resides in Alabama and has not owned or purchased, either individually or jointly, a single-family residence during a period of ten years prior to the date of the purchase of a single-family residence. See Alabama Code 45-36-80.02
  • foreign: With respect to an entity, that the entity is formed and existing under the laws of a jurisdiction other than this state. See Alabama Code 45-26-231.06
  • FOREIGN ENTITY: An organization formed and existing under the laws of a jurisdiction other than this state. See Alabama Code 45-26-231.06
  • GENERAL PARTNERSHIP: A partnership as defined in Chapter 8A. See Alabama Code 45-26-231.06
  • GOVERNING AUTHORITY: A person or group of persons who are entitled to manage and direct the affairs of an entity under this title and the governing documents of the entity, except that if the governing documents of the entity or this title divide the authority to manage and direct the affairs of the entity among different persons or groups of persons according to different matters, governing authority means the person or group of persons entitled to manage and direct the affairs of the entity with respect to a matter under the governing documents of the entity or this title. See Alabama Code 45-26-231.06
  • HEALTH BENEFIT PLAN: Any individual or group plan, employee welfare benefit plan, policy, or contract for health care services issued, delivered, issued for delivery, or renewed in this state by a health care insurer, health maintenance organization, accident and sickness insurer, fraternal benefit society, nonprofit hospital service corporation, nonprofit medical service corporation, health care service plan, or any other person, firm, corporation, joint venture, or other similar business entity that pays for insureds or beneficiaries in this state. See Alabama Code 34-23-181
  • JUDGE OF PROBATE: The judge of probate of the county in which a domestic entity's certificate of formation is filed, or, with respect to a statement of authority under Chapter 8A, which is to be filed in the real property records of a particular county, the judge of probate of the county in which that statement is filed. See Alabama Code 45-26-231.06
  • law: Unless the context requires otherwise, both statutory and common law. See Alabama Code 45-26-231.06
  • LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY: A limited liability company as defined in Chapter 5A. See Alabama Code 45-26-231.06
  • LIMITED LIABILITY PARTNERSHIP: A limited liability partnership as defined in Chapter 8A. See Alabama Code 45-26-231.06
  • LIMITED PARTNER: A person who has been admitted to a limited partnership as a limited partner as provided by:

    (A) in the case of a domestic limited partnership, Chapter 9A; or

    (B) in the case of a foreign limited partnership, the laws of its jurisdiction of formation. See Alabama Code 45-26-231.06

  • LIMITED PARTNERSHIP: A limited partnership as defined in Chapter 9A. See Alabama Code 45-26-231.06
  • manufacturer: Any person engaged in the making, manufacture, or construction of fireworks of any kind within the State of Alabama. See Alabama Code 34-23-50
  • manufacturing: The production, preparation, propagation, conversion, or processing of a drug or device, either directly or indirectly, by extraction from substances of natural origin or independently by means of chemical or biological synthesis and includes any packaging or repackaging of the substance or substances or labeling or relabeling of its container, and the promotion and marketing of such drugs or devices. See Alabama Code 34-23-150
  • merger: The combination of one or more domestic entities with one or more domestic entities or non-code organizations resulting in:

    (A) one or more surviving domestic entities or non-code organizations;

    (B) the creation of one or more new domestic entities or non-code organizations, or one or more surviving domestic entities or non-code organizations; or

    (C) one or more surviving domestic entities or non-code organizations and the creation of one or more new domestic entities or non-code organizations. See Alabama Code 45-26-231.06

  • NONPROFIT CORPORATION: A domestic or foreign nonprofit corporation as defined in Chapter 3. See Alabama Code 45-26-231.06
  • officer: An individual elected, appointed, or designated as an officer of an entity by the entity's governing authority or under the entity's governing documents. See Alabama Code 45-26-231.06
  • partner: A limited partner or general partner. See Alabama Code 45-26-231.06
  • partnership: Includes a general partnership, a limited liability partnership, a foreign limited liability partnership, a limited partnership, a foreign limited partnership, a limited liability limited partnership, and a foreign limited liability limited partnership. See Alabama Code 45-26-231.06
  • PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENT: Any agreement (whether referred to as a partnership agreement or otherwise), written, oral or implied, of the partners as to the activities and affairs of a general partnership or a limited partnership. See Alabama Code 45-26-231.06
  • PARTY TO THE MERGER: A domestic entity or non-code organization that under a plan of merger is combined by a merger. See Alabama Code 45-26-231.06
  • permit: The written authority of the State Fire Marshal issued under the authority of this article. See Alabama Code 34-23-50
  • person: Includes any corporation, association, copartnership or one or more individuals. See Alabama Code 34-23-50
  • PHARMACIST SERVICES: Offering for sale, compounding, or dispensing of prescriptions, drugs, medicines, chemicals, or poisons pursuant to a prescription. See Alabama Code 34-23-181
  • pharmacy: A place licensed by the Alabama State Board of Pharmacy in which prescriptions, drugs, medicines, medical devices, chemicals, and poisons are sold, offered for sale, compounded, or dispensed and shall include all places whose title may imply the sale, offering for sale, compounding, or dispensing of prescriptions, drugs, medicines, chemicals, or poisons. See Alabama Code 34-23-181
  • PHARMACY BENEFIT MANAGEMENT PLAN: An arrangement for the delivery of pharmacist services in which a pharmacy benefit manager undertakes to administer the payment or reimbursement of any of the costs of pharmacist services for an enrollee on a prepaid or insured basis that contains one or more incentive arrangements intended to influence the cost or level of pharmacist services between the plan sponsor and one or more pharmacies with respect to the delivery of pharmacist services and requires or creates benefit payment differential incentives for enrollees to use under contract with the pharmacy benefit manager. See Alabama Code 34-23-181
  • PHARMACY BENEFIT MANAGER: A business that administers the prescription drug or device portion of pharmacy benefit management plans or health insurance plans on behalf of plan sponsors, insurance companies, unions, and health maintenance organizations. See Alabama Code 34-23-181
  • PHARMACY FUNCTIONS: Those functions performed in a pharmacy department which do not require the professional judgment of a licensed pharmacist. See Alabama Code 34-23-130
  • PHARMACY TECHNICIAN: An individual, other than an intern, extern, or an assistant pharmacist, who performs pharmacy functions under the direct supervision of a licensed pharmacist. See Alabama Code 34-23-130
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • property: Includes all property, whether real, personal, or mixed, or tangible or intangible, or any right or interest therein. See Alabama Code 45-26-231.06
  • REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT TRUST: An unincorporated trust, association, or other entity as defined in Chapter 10. See Alabama Code 45-26-231.06
  • retailer: Any person engaged in the business of making sales of fireworks to consumers within the State of Alabama during a calendar year from January 1 through December 31. See Alabama Code 34-23-50
  • sale: An exchange of articles or fireworks for money, including barter, exchange, gift, or offer thereof, and each such transaction made by any person, whether as principal proprietor, salesman, agent, association, copartnership, or one or more individuals. See Alabama Code 34-23-50
  • SEASONAL RETAILER: Any person engaged in the business of making sales of fireworks to consumers within the State of Alabama during the fireworks season(s) only, from permanent buildings or temporary or moveable stands. See Alabama Code 34-23-50
  • SECRETARY OF STATE: The Secretary of State of the State of Alabama. See Alabama Code 45-26-231.06
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • state: Includes, when referring to a part of the United States, a state or commonwealth, and its agencies and governmental subdivisions, and a territory or possession, and its agencies and governmental subdivisions, of the United States. See Alabama Code 45-26-231.06
  • supervision: The direct on-site overseeing of the performance of assigned or delegated duties or functions. See Alabama Code 34-23-130
  • Third Party Prescription Program: shall mean any system of providing for the reimbursement of pharmaceutical services under a contractual arrangement or agreement between a provider of such services and another party who is not the consumer of those services. See Alabama Code 34-23-111
  • wholesaler: Any person engaged in the business of making sales of fireworks to any other person engaged in the business of making sales at seasonal retail. See Alabama Code 34-23-50