Terms Used In Alabama Code > Title 35 > Chapter 7
- Affirmed: In the practice of the appellate courts, the decree or order is declared valid and will stand as rendered in the lower court.
- Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
- Joint session: When both chambers of a legislature adopt a concurrent resolution to meet together.
- MULTI-STATE POOLING INITIATIVE: A group of two or more states working together to reduce the cost of pharmaceuticals purchased or paid for by those states. See Alabama Code 22-2A-2
- oath: includes affirmation. See Alabama Code 30-3D-608
- PHARMACEUTICAL PROGRAM: A program administered by the Department of Mental Health, Department of Corrections, Department of Public Health, Department of Youth Services, or the Department of Rehabilitation Services, pursuant to which pharmaceuticals are purchased for use by clients. See Alabama Code 22-2A-2
- Presiding officer: A majority-party Senator who presides over the Senate and is charged with maintaining order and decorum, recognizing Members to speak, and interpreting the Senate's rules, practices and precedents.
- Statute: A law passed by a legislature.