§ 41-5-1 Created; divisions
§ 41-5-2 Offices
§ 41-5-3 Chief Examiner – Head of department; appointment; term of office; succession; filling of vacancies; confirmation of appointment by Senate; removal from office
§ 41-5-4 Chief Examiner – Qualifications; not eligible for appointment or election to other office during term; political affiliation during term
§ 41-5-5 Chief Examiner – Oath of office; bond
§ 41-5-6 Chief Examiner – Powers and duties generally
§ 41-5-6.1 Chief Examiner – Recovery audits for overpayments of state funds
§ 41-5-7 Chief Examiner – Delegation of power
§ 41-5-8 Assistant chief examiner
§ 41-5-9 Salaries of Chief Examiner and assistant chief examiner
§ 41-5-10 Assistants and employees
§ 41-5-11 Legal assistance by Attorney General and district attorneys
§ 41-5-12 Legal counsel for department
§ 41-5-13 Assistant legal counsels
§ 41-5-14 Periodic examinations and audits of state and county offices, departments, boards, etc
§ 41-5-15 Authority to administer oaths, take depositions and certify official acts
§ 41-5-16 Subpoenas
§ 41-5-17 Publication of rules, regulations, etc
§ 41-5-18 Legislative Committee on Public Accounts – Established; supervisory agency; membership; chairman and vice-chairman; election and terms of members; filling of vacancies
§ 41-5-19 Legislative Committee on Public Accounts – Meetings; compensation and expenses of members
§ 41-5-20 Legislative Committee on Public Accounts – Reports
§ 41-5-21 Examiners to make sworn reports of audits
§ 41-5-22 Settlement of charges
§ 41-5-23 Officers to keep uniform accounts
§ 41-5-24 Disposition of money received by department

Terms Used In Alabama Code > Title 41 > Chapter 5

  • ADOPTION SUBSIDY: A money payment, services, deferred payment, or any combination thereof that is provided to a child with special needs or circumstances after submission of an application to the department. See Alabama Code 26-10-22
  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • agency: The department or a child welfare agency which is authorized in its license issued by the department to place children for adoption. See Alabama Code 26-10-22
  • application: The submission to the department of a complete application as defined by the department with documentation of the child's special needs. See Alabama Code 26-10-22
  • child: An individual under 19 years of age, or an individual 19 or 20 years of age and eligible for Title IV-E Federal Funding, who is:

    a. See Alabama Code 26-10-22

  • circuit: means judicial circuit. See Alabama Code 1-1-1
  • department: The Department of Human Resources. See Alabama Code 26-10-22
  • DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITY: A developmental disability as diagnosed by a licensed medical doctor or qualified mental health professional. See Alabama Code 26-10-22
  • EMOTIONAL DISTURBANCE: An emotional condition which impedes the child's ordinary developmental progress as diagnosed by a licensed medical doctor or qualified mental health professional. See Alabama Code 26-10-22
  • EMOTIONAL TIES: Includes all of the following:

    a. See Alabama Code 26-10-22

  • Executor: A male person named in a will to carry out the decedent
  • 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.
  • HIGH RISK OF PHYSICAL OR MENTAL DISEASE: A potentially debilitating condition as diagnosed by a licensed medical doctor or qualified mental health professional. See Alabama Code 26-10-22
  • 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.
  • MENTAL DISABILITY: A condition which is characterized by impaired intellectual development and impedes the ability to function independently as diagnosed by a licensed medical doctor or qualified mental health professional. See Alabama Code 26-10-22
  • person: includes a corporation as well as a natural person. See Alabama Code 1-1-1
  • PHYSICAL DISABILITY: One of the following conditions:

    a. See Alabama Code 26-10-22

  • Presiding officer: A majority-party Senator who presides over the Senate and is charged with maintaining order and decorum, recognizing Members to speak, and interpreting the Senate's rules, practices and precedents.
  • RACIAL OR ETHNIC FACTORS: Black, Hispanic, Native American, Asian, or other heritage which may prevent a child from being adopted. See Alabama Code 26-10-22
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • 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.
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.