§ 37-9-1 Title of chapter
§ 37-9-2 Definitions
§ 37-9-3 Exemptions from operation of chapter – United States mail; occasional intrastate commerce
§ 37-9-4 Exemptions from operation of chapter – Interstate commerce
§ 37-9-5 Declaration of policy
§ 37-9-6 No property rights in use of airspace conferred by chapter
§ 37-9-7 Air commerce subject to chapter and to control of commission
§ 37-9-8 Duty of commission to administer chapter; rules, regulations and orders of commission
§ 37-9-9 Inquiries into business of air carriers, brokers, etc
§ 37-9-10 Establishment of classifications for air carriers and brokers; authority to exempt same from operation of chapter
§ 37-9-11 Investigation of noncompliance with chapter or orders, etc., of commission; remedial action by commission; dismissal of complaints
§ 37-9-12 Cooperation with state and federal authorities
§ 37-9-13 Interstate rates, services, etc
§ 37-9-14 Proceedings before commission
§ 37-9-15 Conflicts of interest of members or employees of commission
§ 37-9-16 Certificates for common carriers and permits for contract carriers – Required
§ 37-9-17 Certificates for common carriers and permits for contract carriers – Application; notice and public hearing on application; investigations to determine need for additional air transportation; institution of proceedings to furnish additional services det
§ 37-9-18 Certificates for common carriers and permits for contract carriers – Surety bonds, insurance policies, etc., required
§ 37-9-19 Certificates for common carriers and permits for contract carriers – Issuance or denial; standards; temporary authorization for service
§ 37-9-20 Certificates for common carriers and permits for contract carriers – Contents; terms, conditions and limitations; effective date; duration; charter flights; emergency landings, etc
§ 37-9-21 Certificates for common carriers and permits for contract carriers – Alteration, amendment, modification, suspension or revocation
§ 37-9-22 Certificates for common carriers and permits for contract carriers – Authority to require common carriers to make reasonable extension of existing service
§ 37-9-23 Certificates for common carriers and permits for contract carriers – Transfer or lease
§ 37-9-24 Broker’s licenses; bond or other security required of brokers; powers of commission as to brokers’ accounts, reports and records
§ 37-9-25 Establishment of fees for permits, certificates, etc.; disposition of revenue
§ 37-9-26 Abandonment or discontinuance of route
§ 37-9-27 Air carriers to file tariff of rates, fares and charges; rejection of tariff and consequences thereof; refunds or remittances of rates, fares and charges; changes in rates, fares and charges; filing of divisions of joint rates, fares and charges
§ 37-9-28 Duties of air carriers as to service, facilities, etc.; undue preferences and advantages prohibited; extension of credit; commission to establish, enforce, etc., reasonable rates, fares, etc.; proceedings as to validity of rates, fares, etc.; authority
§ 37-9-29 Reports from air carriers; form of accounts, records, etc., maintained by carriers; right of access to lands, buildings, accounts, etc., of carriers; appointment of special agents or auditors to inspect same
§ 37-9-30 Reparation for excessive charges
§ 37-9-31 Penalties
§ 37-9-32 Additional compensation of members of commission

Terms Used In Alabama Code > Title 37 > Chapter 9

  • AIR CARRIER: This term includes both a common carrier by aircraft and a contract carrier by aircraft. See Alabama Code 23-1-303
  • AIR COMMERCE: The carriage by aircraft of persons or property, or any class or classes thereof, for compensation or hire in intrastate commerce in this state, including such aircraft operations of carriers by rail, water or motor vehicle, and/or express or forwarding companies, except pilot training, flight instruction, sale of property and services for aircraft, engines and accessories. See Alabama Code 23-1-303
  • aircraft: Any contrivance now known or hereafter invented, used, or designed for navigation of or flight in the air. See Alabama Code 23-1-303
  • 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.
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • authority: The Alabama Federal Aid Highway Finance Authority, a public corporation and instrumentality of the state authorized to be organized under the provisions of this article. See Alabama Code 23-1-301
  • BOARD OF DIRECTORS: The board of directors of the authority. See Alabama Code 23-1-301
  • bonds: The bonds, including refunding bonds issued to refund outstanding obligations, that in this article are authorized to be sold and issued by the authority. See Alabama Code 23-1-301
  • BRIDGE REPLACEMENT: Bridge replacement includes the replacement of existing bridge structures and, if necessary, the realignment of the adjacent approaches. See Alabama Code 23-1-331
  • broker: Any person not included in the term "air carrier" and not a bona fide employee or agent of any such carrier, who or which, as principal or agent, sells or offers for sale any transportation subject to this chapter, or negotiates for or holds himself, or itself, out by solicitation, advertisement or otherwise as one who sells, provides, furnishes, contracts or arranges for such transportation. See Alabama Code 23-1-303
  • certificate: A certificate of public convenience and necessity issued under this chapter to a common carrier by aircraft. See Alabama Code 23-1-303
  • commission: The Alabama Public Service Commission. See Alabama Code 23-1-303
  • commission: The Alabama Public Service Commission;

    (6) FEDERAL SAFETY STANDARDS. See Alabama Code 37-4-90

  • COMMON CARRIER BY AIRCRAFT: Any person which holds itself out to the general public, whether directly or indirectly, or by a lease or other arrangement and, whether over regular or irregular routes, to engage in air commerce. See Alabama Code 23-1-303
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • CONTRACT CARRIER BY AIRCRAFT: Any person, who, except as provided in subsection (a) of Section 37-9-20, undertakes, otherwise than as a common carrier by aircraft, whether directly or indirectly, or by a lease or any other arrangement, to engage in air commerce. See Alabama Code 23-1-303
  • 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.
  • corporation: The authority. See Alabama Code 23-1-301
  • cost: As applied to any highway construction project, all costs of construction or acquisition of any part of any such highway construction project, including, but without limitation to, the costs of supervising, inspecting and constructing any such highway construction project and all costs and expenses incidental thereto, the costs of locating, surveying and mapping, resurfacing, restoration and rehabilitation, acquisition of rights-of-way, relocation assistance, elimination of hazards of railway-grade crossings, acquisition of replacement housing sites, acquisition, rehabilitation, relocation, and construction of replacement housing and improvements which directly facilitate and control traffic flow, including grade separation of intersections, widening of lanes, channelization of traffic, traffic-control systems and passenger loading and unloading areas, and any other cost of any federal aid projects which is to be repaid or reimbursed to the state by the United States of America pursuant to the written agreement provided for in Section 23-1-313. See Alabama Code 23-1-301
  • COUNTY ROADS: All paved or unpaved public roads, including bridges, within a county on the county road system and continuing into or through the corporate limits of any city or town in a county which are not a part of the state highway system. See Alabama Code 23-1-331
  • DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION: That state department created by Section 23-1-20. See Alabama Code 23-1-331
  • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • 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.
  • Executor: A male person named in a will to carry out the decedent
  • FEDERAL SHARE: That portion of the cost of any federal aid projects which is to be repaid or reimbursed to the state by the United States of America pursuant to the written agreement provided for in Section 23-1-313. See Alabama Code 23-1-301
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • 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.
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • 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
  • license: A license issued under this chapter to a broker. See Alabama Code 23-1-303
  • month: means a calendar month. See Alabama Code 30-3D-608
  • NET GASOLINE TAX PROCEEDS: The entire proceeds from the highway gasoline tax less the cost of collection and less any refunds of the proceeds pursuant to the provisions of Article 12 of Chapter 17 of Title 40. See Alabama Code 23-1-301
  • oath: includes affirmation. See Alabama Code 30-3D-608
  • OBLIGATION LIMIT: That point in obligating or budgeting funds for projects that the Transportation Director may not exceed by approving any additional funding for projects. See Alabama Code 23-1-331
  • obligations: Any bonds, temporary bonds or notes authorized by this article to be issued by the authority. See Alabama Code 23-1-301
  • 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.
  • permit: A permit issued under this chapter to a contract carrier by aircraft. See Alabama Code 23-1-303
  • person: Any individual, firm, copartnership, corporation, company, association, joint stock association or a body politic and includes any trustee, receiver, assignee or other similar representative thereof. See Alabama Code 23-1-303
  • person: Any individual, firm, joint venture, partnership, corporation, association, or joint stock association and includes any trustee, receiver, assignee, or personal representative thereof engaged in the transportation of hazardous liquids. See Alabama Code 37-4-90
  • preceding: means next before. See Alabama Code 30-3D-608
  • Probate: Proving a will
  • project: An undertaking to construct a particular portion of a highway. See Alabama Code 23-1-331
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • real property: includes lands, tenements and hereditaments. See Alabama Code 30-3D-608
  • 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.
  • state: Any of the several states or the District of Columbia. See Alabama Code 23-1-303
  • state: The State of Alabama. See Alabama Code 23-1-301
  • TRANSPORTATION DIRECTOR: The chief executive officer of the Department of Transportation authorized by Section 23-1-21. See Alabama Code 23-1-331
  • UNOBLIGATED FUNDS: That portion of an appropriation which has not been encumbered by a project budget or a project budget overrun. See Alabama Code 23-1-331
  • Usury: Charging an illegally high interest rate on a loan. Source: OCC
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.
  • 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 30-3D-608