§ 38-2-1 State Department of Human Resources
§ 38-2-2 State Board of Human Resources
§ 38-2-3 Commissioner of State Department of Human Resources; other personnel
§ 38-2-4 Legal counsel for department
§ 38-2-5 Allocation of funds
§ 38-2-6 Duties, powers, and responsibilities of state department
§ 38-2-6.1 Office of State Parent Locator for the Location of Absent Parents established; duties; assistance of other agencies, etc.; use of information obtained
§ 38-2-7 County boards of human resources created; composition; terms of office; meetings; duties, etc.; county director
§ 38-2-8 County departments of human resources
§ 38-2-9 Appropriations by counties and municipalities; expenditures to be approved by state department
§ 38-2-10 Authority of state department with respect to granting of public assistance
§ 38-2-11 Photographic reproductions of books, records, papers or other documents of state department
§ 38-2-12 Authority of commissioner to destroy certain records, etc
§ 38-2-13 Bonds of officers of State Department of Human Resources

Terms Used In Alabama Code > Title 38 > Chapter 2

  • Advice and consent: Under the Constitution, presidential nominations for executive and judicial posts take effect only when confirmed by the Senate, and international treaties become effective only when the Senate approves them by a two-thirds vote.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Grand jury: agreement providing that a lender will delay exercising its rights (in the case of a mortgage,
  • juries: include courts or judges in all cases when a jury trial is waived, or when the court or judge is authorized to ascertain and determine the facts as well as the law. See Alabama Code 1-1-1
  • 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
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • 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
  • preceding: means next before. See Alabama Code 1-1-1
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Probation officers: Screen applicants for pretrial release and monitor convicted offenders released under court supervision.
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • real property: includes lands, tenements and hereditaments. See Alabama Code 1-1-1
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • 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.
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • United States: includes the territories thereof and the District of Columbia. See Alabama Code 1-1-1
  • writing: includes typewriting and printing on paper. See Alabama Code 1-1-1