§ 38-3-1 Creation; advisory board of directors
§ 38-3-2 Duties
§ 38-3-3 Advisory subcommittees
§ 38-3-4 Compensation
§ 38-3-5 Commissioner, confidential secretary, and other personnel; contract for meals programs
§ 38-3-6 Authorization to receive gifts, etc
§ 38-3-7 Continuation, transition, implementation
§ 38-3-8 Powers and responsibilities of the department
§ 38-3-9 Adoption of rules; additional functions
§ 38-3-20 Establishment; purpose
§ 38-3-21 Composition
§ 38-3-22 Election of members
§ 38-3-23 Election and term of chair; appointment of secretary
§ 38-3-24 Meetings; rules and regulations
§ 38-3-25 Reimbursement for expenses

Terms Used In Alabama Code > Title 38 > Chapter 3

  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • 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
  • commissioner: The Commissioner of the State Department of Human Resources. See Alabama Code 38-1-1
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Ex officio: Literally, by virtue of one's office.
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • 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
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • property: includes both real and personal property. See Alabama Code 1-1-1
  • 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.
  • Reporter: Makes a record of court proceedings and prepares a transcript, and also publishes the court's opinions or decisions (in the courts of appeals).
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • United States: includes the territories thereof and the District of Columbia. See Alabama Code 1-1-1
  • 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 1-1-1