§ 36-21-180 Definitions
§ 36-21-181 Board of Commissioners of the Alabama Firefighters Annuity and Benefit Fund – Creation; composition
§ 36-21-182 Board of Commissioners of the Alabama Firefighters Annuity and Benefit Fund – Compensation
§ 36-21-183 Board of Commissioners of the Alabama Firefighters Annuity and Benefit Fund – Powers and duties
§ 36-21-184 Board of Commissioners of the Alabama Firefighters Annuity and Benefit Fund – Maintenance of records
§ 36-21-185 Alabama Firefighters Annuity and Benefit Fund
§ 36-21-186 Funding
§ 36-21-187 Participation in fund; fees
§ 36-21-188 Prior service credit
§ 36-21-189 Retirement annuity
§ 36-21-190 Disability benefits
§ 36-21-191 Death benefits
§ 36-21-192 Appointment of actuary; action upon report; liability for deficiency in payments
§ 36-21-193 Withdrawal from fund
§ 36-21-194 Semiannual report of executive director; annual audit
§ 36-21-195 Effect of modifications; coverage for retired members upon return to active service
§ 36-21-196 Assignment, garnishment attachment, etc., of benefits; payment of annuities and benefits
§ 36-21-197 Application

Terms Used In Alabama Code > Title 36 > Chapter 21 > Article 9

  • 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.
  • 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 36-21-180
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • ers: The Employees' Retirement System of Alabama. See Alabama Code 36-21-180
  • EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR: The executive director of the board. See Alabama Code 36-21-180
  • firefighter: Any firefighter as certified by the Alabama Firefighters Personnel Standards and Education Commission. See Alabama Code 36-21-180
  • 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 Firefighters Annuity and Benefit Fund created in this article. See Alabama Code 36-21-180
  • 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 firefighter who is a member of the fund and who is in good standing by virtue of having paid all sums required by this article. See Alabama Code 36-21-180
  • MEMBERSHIP SERVICE: The period of employment of a member as a firefighter from the date he or she becomes a member. See Alabama Code 36-21-180
  • month: A period of 30 days. See Alabama Code 36-21-180
  • month: means a calendar month. See Alabama Code 30-3D-608
  • PRIOR SERVICE: The period of employment of a member as a firefighter from the time of initial employment as a firefighter to October 1, 2010. See Alabama Code 36-21-180
  • 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 36-21-180
  • 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.
  • 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 36-21-180