§ 34-31-18 Definitions
§ 34-31-19 Purpose
§ 34-31-20 Board of Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Contractors – Creation; composition; transfer of property, etc
§ 34-31-21 Board of Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Contractors – Officers; meetings; power and duties
§ 34-31-22 Board of Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Contractors – Compensation
§ 34-31-23 Board of Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Contractors – Regular meetings
§ 34-31-24 Performance of functions of certified contractor; testing or verifying duct air tightness
§ 34-31-25 Fees; disposition of funds
§ 34-31-26 Renewal of certificates; inactive status; continuing education
§ 34-31-27 Citizenship; application forms
§ 34-31-28 Examination for certification; registration; eligibility; further testing, etc., by localities prohibited; exemptions
§ 34-31-29 Examinations generally; reciprocity agreements
§ 34-31-30 Performance bond
§ 34-31-31 List of certified contractors
§ 34-31-32 Violations; penalties
§ 34-31-33 Procedure
§ 34-31-34 Appeals
§ 34-31-35 Sunset provision

Terms Used In Alabama Code > Title 34 > Chapter 31 - Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Contractors

  • ACCOUNTING PERIOD: A calendar year unless another 12-month period is selected by a fiduciary. See Alabama Code 19-3A-102
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • beneficiary: Includes, in the case of a decedent's estate, an heir, legatee, and devisee and, in the case of a trust, an income beneficiary and a remainder beneficiary. See Alabama Code 19-3A-102
  • 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
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
  • fiduciary: A personal representative or a trustee. See Alabama Code 19-3A-102
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • income: Money or property that a fiduciary receives as current return from a principal asset. See Alabama Code 19-3A-102
  • INCOME INTEREST: The right of an income beneficiary to receive all or part of net income, whether the terms of the trust require it to be distributed or authorize it to be distributed in the trustee's discretion. See Alabama Code 19-3A-102
  • Interest rate: The amount paid by a borrower to a lender in exchange for the use of the lender's money for a certain period of time. Interest is paid on loans or on debt instruments, such as notes or bonds, either at regular intervals or as part of a lump sum payment when the issue matures. Source: OCC
  • 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
  • MANDATORY INCOME INTEREST: The right of an income beneficiary to receive net income that the terms of the trust require the fiduciary to distribute. See Alabama Code 19-3A-102
  • Marital deduction: The deduction(s) that can be taken in the determination of gift and estate tax liabilities because of the existence of a marriage or marital relationship.
  • NET INCOME: The total receipts allocated to income during an accounting period minus the disbursements made from income during the period, plus or minus transfers under this chapter to or from income during the period. See Alabama Code 19-3A-102
  • person: An individual, corporation, business trust, estate, trust, partnership, limited liability company, association, joint venture, government, governmental subdivision, agency, or instrumentality, public corporation, or any other legal or commercial entity. See Alabama Code 19-3A-102
  • 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.
  • principal: Property transferred to or acquired by a fiduciary and held in trust for distribution to a remainder beneficiary when an income interest ends. See Alabama Code 19-3A-102
  • Temporary restraining order: Prohibits a person from an action that is likely to cause irreparable harm. This differs from an injunction in that it may be granted immediately, without notice to the opposing party, and without a hearing. It is intended to last only until a hearing can be held.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • trustee: An original, additional, or successor trustee, whether or not appointed or confirmed by a court. See Alabama Code 19-3A-102
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.