§ 45-39A-13 Police and fire departments under civil service
§ 45-39A-13.01 Definitions
§ 45-39A-13.02 Composition of civil service board
§ 45-39A-13.03 Rulemaking authority
§ 45-39A-13.04 Application and examination
§ 45-39A-13.05 Examinations; fee
§ 45-39A-13.06 Vacancies
§ 45-39A-13.07 Emergency appointment
§ 45-39A-13.08 Badges for use of regularly employed police officers or detectives
§ 45-39A-13.09 Election of chair
§ 45-39A-13.10 Recordkeeping
§ 45-39A-13.11 Compensation
§ 45-39A-13.12 Political recommendations
§ 45-39A-13.13 Violations
§ 45-39A-13.14 Application of part
§ 45-39A-13.15 Eligibility

Terms Used In Alabama Code > Title 45 > Chapter 39A > Article 1 > Part 4

  • ADJUSTED RBC REPORT: An RBC report which has been adjusted by the commissioner in accordance with subsection (e) of Section 27-2B-3. See Alabama Code 45-39A-13.08
  • Annuity: A periodic (usually annual) payment of a fixed sum of money for either the life of the recipient or for a fixed number of years. A series of payments under a contract from an insurance company, a trust company, or an individual. Annuity payments are made at regular intervals over a period of more than one full year.
  • 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
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Authorized control level RBC: means the number determined under the risk-based capital formula in accordance with the RBC instructions. See Alabama Code 45-39A-13.08
  • CAPITAL OFFENSE: An offense for which a defendant shall be punished by a sentence of death or life imprisonment without parole, or in the case of a defendant who establishes that he or she was under the age of 18 years at the time of the capital offense, life imprisonment, or life imprisonment without parole, according to the provisions of this article. See Alabama Code 45-39A-13.12
  • Company action level RBC: means , with respect to any insurer, the product of 2. See Alabama Code 45-39A-13.08
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • 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.
  • CORRECTIVE ORDER: An order issued by the commissioner specifying corrective actions which the commissioner has determined are required. See Alabama Code 45-39A-13.08
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
  • DOMESTIC INSURER: Any insurer domiciled in this state. See Alabama Code 45-39A-13.08
  • during: The term as used in Section 13A-5-40(a) means in the course of or in connection with the commission of, or in immediate flight from the commission of the underlying felony or attempt thereof. See Alabama Code 45-39A-13.12
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • following: means next after. See Alabama Code 30-3D-608
  • FOREIGN INSURER: Any insurer which is licensed to do business in this state but not domiciled in this state. See Alabama Code 45-39A-13.08
  • FRATERNAL BENEFIT SOCIETY: Any insurer licensed under Chapter 34. See Alabama Code 45-39A-13.08
  • Grand jury: agreement providing that a lender will delay exercising its rights (in the case of a mortgage,
  • 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.
  • HEALTH ORGANIZATION: Any health care service plan, health maintenance organization, limited health service organization, dental services corporation, or other managed care organization licensed under this title. See Alabama Code 45-39A-13.08
  • Indictment: The formal charge issued by a grand jury stating that there is enough evidence that the defendant committed the crime to justify having a trial; it is used primarily for felonies.
  • insurer: As defined in Section 27-1-2, including, without limitation, any fraternal benefit society and any health organization. See Alabama Code 45-39A-13.08
  • Interest rate: The amount paid by a borrower to a lender in exchange for the use of the lender's money for a certain period of time. Interest is paid on loans or on debt instruments, such as notes or bonds, either at regular intervals or as part of a lump sum payment when the issue matures. Source: OCC
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • LIFE OR HEALTH INSURER: Any insurer licensed to do business in this state and authorized to transact life and/or disability insurance, including a property and casualty insurer writing only disability insurance, but shall not include fraternal benefit societies, health care service corporations, dental service organizations, health maintenance organizations, dental plan organizations, or mutual aid associations. See Alabama Code 45-39A-13.08
  • Mandatory control level RBC: means the product of . See Alabama Code 45-39A-13.08
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • month: means a calendar month. See Alabama Code 30-3D-608
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • naic: The National Association of Insurance Commissioners. See Alabama Code 45-39A-13.08
  • NEGATIVE TREND: With respect to a life or health insurer or a fraternal benefit society, a negative trend over a period of time, as determined in accordance with the trend test calculation included in the RBC instructions. See Alabama Code 45-39A-13.08
  • person: includes a corporation as well as a natural person. See Alabama Code 30-3D-608
  • Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.
  • preceding: means next before. See Alabama Code 30-3D-608
  • Preliminary hearing: A hearing where the judge decides whether there is enough evidence to make the defendant have a trial.
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • property: includes both real and personal property. See Alabama Code 30-3D-608
  • PROPERTY AND CASUALTY INSURER: Any insurer licensed to do business in this state and authorized to transact property, marine, casualty, and/or surety insurance, but shall not include monoline mortgage guaranty insurers, financial guaranty insurers and title insurers. See Alabama Code 45-39A-13.08
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • rbc: Risk-based capital. See Alabama Code 45-39A-13.08
  • RBC INSTRUCTIONS: The RBC report including risk-based capital instructions adopted by the NAIC, as the RBC instructions may be amended by the NAIC from time to time in accordance with the procedures adopted by the NAIC. See Alabama Code 45-39A-13.08
  • RBC PLAN: A comprehensive financial plan containing the elements specified in subsection (b) of Section 27-2B-4. See Alabama Code 45-39A-13.08
  • RBC REPORT: The report required in Section 27-2B-3. See Alabama Code 45-39A-13.08
  • real property: includes lands, tenements and hereditaments. See Alabama Code 30-3D-608
  • Regulatory action level RBC: means the product of 1. See Alabama Code 45-39A-13.08
  • Sentencing guidelines: A set of rules and principles established by the United States Sentencing Commission that trial judges use to determine the sentence for a convicted defendant. Source: U.S. Courts
  • state: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the several territories of the United States. See Alabama Code 30-3D-608
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.

    a. See Alabama Code 45-39A-13.08

  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • United States: includes the territories thereof and the District of Columbia. See Alabama Code 30-3D-608
  • Verdict: The decision of a petit jury or a judge.
  • writing: includes typewriting and printing on paper. See Alabama Code 30-3D-608
  • 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 30-3D-608