§ 36-21-60 Definitions
§ 36-21-61 Board of Commissioners of Alabama Peace Officers’ Annuity and Benefit Fund – Creation; composition; qualifications, appointment and terms of office of members; vacancies
§ 36-21-62 Board of Commissioners of Alabama Peace Officers’ Annuity and Benefit Fund – Compensation of members
§ 36-21-63 Board of Commissioners of Alabama Peace Officers’ Annuity and Benefit Fund – Quorum; officers generally; executive director; agents and employees; bonding of members and employees handling funds of board
§ 36-21-64 Board of Commissioners of Alabama Peace Officers’ Annuity and Benefit Fund – Powers and duties generally
§ 36-21-65 Board of Commissioners of Alabama Peace Officers’ Annuity and Benefit Fund – Maintenance of records, etc
§ 36-21-66 Alabama Peace Officers’ Annuity and Benefit Fund created; purpose and official designation; composition generally; investment, expenditure, etc., of moneys therein
§ 36-21-67 Imposition of additional court costs in certain criminal and quasi-criminal proceedings; remittance of proceeds to Executive Director of Alabama Peace Officers’ Annuity and Benefit Fund
§ 36-21-68 Eligibility for membership; application and fees
§ 36-21-69 Receipt of service credit for military service, etc
§ 36-21-70 Retirement annuity
§ 36-21-71 Disability benefits
§ 36-21-72 Death benefits
§ 36-21-73 Appointment of actuary; action upon report; liability for deficiency in payments
§ 36-21-74 Refunds of members’ fees
§ 36-21-75 Semiannual reports of executive director; annual audits of acts and affairs of board
§ 36-21-76 Rights, annuities and benefits subject to change by Legislature; no vested rights in annuities, benefits, etc.; when determination of years of qualified service conclusive; reinstatement of benefits of certain members; adjustment of amount of benefits
§ 36-21-77 Benefits, annuities, etc., not subject to attachment, garnishment, assignment, etc.; annuities and benefits to be paid directly to member or beneficiary
§ 36-21-78 Annuities and benefits provided by chapter cumulative; participation by peace officers in other plans, systems, etc., not to bar participation in fund

Terms Used In Alabama Code > Title 36 > Chapter 21 > Article 4

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • association: The Alabama Peace Officers' Association, as now or hereafter constituted. See Alabama Code 36-21-60
  • ASSOCIATION OF CHIEFS OF POLICE: The Alabama Association of Chiefs of Police, as now or hereafter constituted. See Alabama Code 36-21-60
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • 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
  • Bequest: Property gifted by will.
  • board: The board of commissioners of the fund and any successors thereto. See Alabama Code 36-21-60
  • 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.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • 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.
  • EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR: The executive director of the board. See Alabama Code 36-21-60
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • 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.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • fund: The Alabama Peace Officers' Annuity and Benefit Fund created in Section 36-21-66. See Alabama Code 36-21-60
  • Garnishment: Generally, garnishment is a court proceeding in which a creditor asks a court to order a third party who owes money to the debtor or otherwise holds assets belonging to the debtor to turn over to the creditor any of the debtor
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • member: Any peace officer who is a member of the fund and who is in good standing by virtue of having paid all sums required by this article to be paid by him. See Alabama Code 36-21-60
  • MEMBERSHIP SERVICE: The period of employment of a member as a peace officer from the date he or she becomes a member. See Alabama Code 36-21-60
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • month: A period of 30 days. See Alabama Code 36-21-60
  • order: The Fraternal Order of Police. See Alabama Code 36-21-60
  • PEACE OFFICER: A person duly sworn as a peace officer of the State of Alabama possessing powers of arrest and employed by the state, any political subdivision thereof, or any municipal corporation therein who is required by the terms of employment, whether the employment exists by virtue of election or appointment, to give full time to the preservation of public order and the protection of life or property or the detection of crime in the state. See Alabama Code 36-21-60
  • PRIOR SERVICE: The period of employment of a member as a peace officer from the time of initial employment as a peace officer to September 12, 1969. See Alabama Code 36-21-60
  • 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 30-3D-608
  • QUALIFIED SERVICE: The prior service plus membership service of a member. See Alabama Code 36-21-60
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • state: The State of Alabama. See Alabama Code 36-21-60
  • state: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the several territories of the United States. See Alabama Code 30-3D-608
  • STATE POLICE ASSOCIATION: The Alabama State Police Association, as now or hereafter constituted. See Alabama Code 36-21-60
  • STATE TROOPER ASSOCIATION: The Alabama State Trooper Association, Inc. See Alabama Code 36-21-60
  • Trust account: A general term that covers all types of accounts in a trust department, such as estates, guardianships, and agencies. Source: OCC
  • United States: includes the territories thereof and the District of Columbia. See Alabama Code 30-3D-608
  • year: A period of 365 days. See Alabama Code 36-21-60