§ 38-1-1 Definitions
§ 38-1-2 Recipients’ freedom of choice in selection of specialists to make eye examinations
§ 38-1-3 Legal representative for handling public assistance payments of incompetents
§ 38-1-4 Filing names of recipients of public assistance with probate judge
§ 38-1-5 Civil actions against certain persons owning property and supported at public charge
§ 38-1-6 State and local governments authorized to participate in programs to provide assistance to the aged
§ 38-1-7 Drug screening program
§ 38-1-8 Federal aid for certain felony offenders

Terms Used In Alabama Code > Title 38 > Chapter 1

  • AID TO DEPENDENT CHILDREN: Such term shall have the same meaning as "aid to dependent children" as defined by the Federal Social Security Act or amendments thereto. See Alabama Code 38-1-1
  • 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
  • BLIND ASSISTANCE: Money payments with respect to needy blind persons. See Alabama Code 38-1-1
  • 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
  • CASE RECORD MATERIAL: The entire case record file pertaining to inquiries about, applicants for, or recipients of public assistance, including but not limited to, applications, narratives, budgets, face sheets, correspondence, authorizations of assistance, change of status forms, financial and statistical record cards and such other material or forms as have been used from time to time. See Alabama Code 38-1-1
  • commissioner: The Commissioner of the State Department of Human Resources. See Alabama Code 38-1-1
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • COUNTY BOARD: The county board of human resources. See Alabama Code 38-1-1
  • COUNTY DEPARTMENT: The department of human resources in each of the 67 counties. See Alabama Code 38-1-1
  • COUNTY DIRECTOR: The director of each county department of human resources. See Alabama Code 38-1-1
  • 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
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • DEPENDENT CHILD: Any needy child coming within the definition of "dependent child" as defined in the Federal Social Security Act or amendments thereto. See Alabama Code 38-1-1
  • 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.
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • 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
  • obligations: Any bonds, temporary bonds or notes authorized by this article to be issued by the authority. See Alabama Code 23-1-301
  • OLD AGE PENSIONS: Money payments with respect to a needy person who has attained the age of 65 years and who has complied with the requirements of this title. See Alabama Code 38-1-1
  • Precedent: A court decision in an earlier case with facts and law similar to a dispute currently before a court. Precedent will ordinarily govern the decision of a later similar case, unless a party can show that it was wrongly decided or that it differed in some significant way.
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • project: An undertaking to construct a particular portion of a highway. See Alabama Code 23-1-331
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • 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