Alabama Code > Title 36 > Chapter 20 – Notaries Public
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|Article 1||Generally||36-20-1 – 36-20-11|
|Article 2||Notaries Public for State at Large||36-20-30 – 36-20-32|
|Article 3||International Notaries Public||36-20-50 – 36-20-55|
|Article 4||Employment of Notaries Public||36-20-70 – 36-20-75|
Terms Used In Alabama Code > Title 36 > Chapter 20 - Notaries Public
- 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.
- agent: A person who is appointed or employed by a health maintenance organization and who engages in solicitation of membership in such organization. See Alabama Code 27-21A-1
- 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.
- Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
- Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
- Bail: Security given for the release of a criminal defendant or witness from legal custody (usually in the form of money) to secure his/her appearance on the day and time appointed.
- BASIC HEALTH CARE SERVICES: Emergency care, inpatient hospital and physician care, and outpatient medical services. See Alabama Code 27-21A-1
- 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
- commissioner: The Commissioner of Insurance. See Alabama Code 27-21A-1
- Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
- Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
- Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
- Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
- Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
- Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
- Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
- enrollee: An individual who is enrolled in a health maintenance organization. See Alabama Code 27-21A-1
- Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
- EVIDENCE OF COVERAGE: Any certificate, agreement, or contract issued to an enrollee setting out the coverage to which he is entitled. See Alabama Code 27-21A-1
- Extradition: The formal process of delivering an accused or convicted person from authorities in one state to authorities in another state.
- Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
- Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
- Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
- HEALTH CARE SERVICES: Any services included in the furnishing to any individual of medical or dental care, or hospitalization or incident to the furnishing of such care or hospitalization, as well as the furnishing to any person of any and all other services for the purpose of preventing, alleviating, curing, or healing human illness, injury, or physical disability. See Alabama Code 27-21A-1
- HEALTH MAINTENANCE ORGANIZATION: Any person that undertakes to provide or arrange for basic health care services through an organized system which combines the delivery and financing of health care to enrollees. See Alabama Code 27-21A-1
- insurer: Every insurer authorized in this state to issue contracts of accident and sickness insurance. See Alabama Code 27-21A-1
- 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
- Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
- month: means a calendar month. See Alabama Code 1-1-1
- Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
- person: Any natural or artificial person including, but not limited to, individuals, partnerships, associations, trusts, or corporations. See Alabama Code 27-21A-1
- person: includes a corporation as well as a natural person. See Alabama Code 1-1-1
- Power of attorney: A written instrument which authorizes one person to act as another's agent or attorney. The power of attorney may be for a definite, specific act, or it may be general in nature. The terms of the written power of attorney may specify when it will expire. If not, the power of attorney usually expires when the person granting it dies. Source: OCC
- Probate: Proving a will
- Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
- property: includes both real and personal property. See Alabama Code 1-1-1
- provider: Any physician, hospital, or other person which is licensed or otherwise authorized in this state to furnish health care services. See Alabama Code 27-21A-1
- real property: includes lands, tenements and hereditaments. See Alabama Code 1-1-1
- Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
- Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
- SCHEDULE OF CHARGES: A statement of the method used by a health maintenance organization to establish rates. See Alabama Code 27-21A-1
- STATE HEALTH OFFICER: The executive officer of the State Department of Public Health. See Alabama Code 27-21A-1
- Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
- UNCOVERED EXPENDITURES: The costs of health care services that are covered by a health maintenance organization, for which an enrollee would also be liable in the event of the organization's insolvency. See Alabama Code 27-21A-1
- writing: includes typewriting and printing on paper. See Alabama Code 1-1-1
- year: means a calendar year; but, whenever the word "year" is used in reference to any appropriations for the payment of money out of the treasury, it shall mean fiscal year. See Alabama Code 1-1-1