§ 38-15-1 Short title
§ 38-15-2 Legislative findings
§ 38-15-3 Definitions
§ 38-15-4 Registration of certain youth residential institutions or organizations; staff training plans; rights of children; licensing and inspection of food preparation areas; access by law enforcement agencies
§ 38-15-5 Criminal background checks
§ 38-15-6 Fees
§ 38-15-7 Quarterly inspections; information provided to department; information provided to parents, guardians, etc
§ 38-15-8 Rulemaking authority; authority of department to act in loco parentis; registration approval required; performance of services in accordance with religious beliefs
§ 38-15-9 Construction of chapter

Terms Used In Alabama Code > Title 38 > Chapter 15

  • authority: The public corporation and instrumentality of the state organized pursuant to the provisions of this chapter. See Alabama Code 24-1A-2
  • Baseline: Projection of the receipts, outlays, and other budget amounts that would ensue in the future without any change in existing policy. Baseline projections are used to gauge the extent to which proposed legislation, if enacted into law, would alter current spending and revenue levels.
  • BOARD OF DIRECTORS: The board of directors of the authority. See Alabama Code 24-1A-2
  • bonds: Bonds or other securities representing an obligation to pay money. See Alabama Code 24-1A-2
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • 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.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • mortgages: Mortgages, deeds of trust and other instruments granting security interests in real and personal properties constituting eligible housing units. See Alabama Code 24-1A-2
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • state: The State of Alabama. See Alabama Code 24-1A-2
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Usury: Charging an illegally high interest rate on a loan. Source: OCC