§ 34-8B-1 Legislative findings
§ 34-8B-2 Definitions
§ 34-8B-3 License required
§ 34-8B-4 Alabama Board of Court Reporting – Creation; composition; meetings; compensation
§ 34-8B-5 Alabama Board of Court Reporting – Duties
§ 34-8B-6 Complaints; hearing; penalties; appeal
§ 34-8B-7 Promulgation of rules
§ 34-8B-8 Violations; penalties
§ 34-8B-9 Recovery by board of damages; liability of board members
§ 34-8B-10 Examinations and testing; unauthorized use of license number
§ 34-8B-11 Reciprocity agreements; nonresidential licenses; fees
§ 34-8B-12 Licensing fees
§ 34-8B-13 Renewal of licenses
§ 34-8B-14 Licensing of current court reporters; certified shorthand reporters
§ 34-8B-15 Temporary license
§ 34-8B-16 Inactive status
§ 34-8B-17 Disposition of funds; collection of fees
§ 34-8B-18 Sunset provision

Terms Used In Alabama Code > Title 34 > Chapter 8B

  • acra: The Alabama Court Reporters Association. See Alabama Code 34-8B-2
  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • board: The Alabama Board of Court Reporting. See Alabama Code 34-8B-2
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • COURT REPORTER: Any person who is engaged in the practice of court reporting as a profession, including persons who actually report judicial proceedings in courts and persons who make verbatim records. See Alabama Code 34-8B-2
  • COURT REPORTING: The making of a verbatim record by means of manual shorthand, machine shorthand, closed microphone voice dictation silencer, or by other means of personal verbatim reporting of any testimony given under oath before, or for submission to, any court, referee, or court examiner or by any board, commission, or other body, or in any other proceeding where a verbatim record is required. See Alabama Code 34-8B-2
  • cvr: Certified verbatim reporter. See Alabama Code 34-8B-2
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Deposition: An oral statement made before an officer authorized by law to administer oaths. Such statements are often taken to examine potential witnesses, to obtain discovery, or to be used later in trial.
  • FISCAL YEAR: October 1 through September 30. See Alabama Code 34-8B-2
  • fund: The Alabama Board of Court Reporting Fund. See Alabama Code 34-8B-2
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • ncra: The National Court Reporters Association. See Alabama Code 34-8B-2
  • nvra: The National Verbatim Reporters Association. See Alabama Code 34-8B-2
  • oath: includes affirmation. See Alabama Code 1-1-1
  • preceding: means next before. See Alabama Code 1-1-1
  • 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.
  • Probate: Proving a will
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Reporter: Makes a record of court proceedings and prepares a transcript, and also publishes the court's opinions or decisions (in the courts of appeals).
  • rpr: Registered professional reporter. See Alabama Code 34-8B-2
  • secretary: A person selected by the board to serve as secretary of the board. See Alabama Code 34-8B-2
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • 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.
  • United States: includes the territories thereof and the District of Columbia. See Alabama Code 1-1-1