§ 5-19A-1 Short title
§ 5-19A-2 Definitions
§ 5-19A-3 Pawnbroker to enter on pawn ticket record of information
§ 5-19A-4 Certain information to be printed on pawn tickets
§ 5-19A-5 Statement verifying pledgor is rightful owner of goods; pawnbroker to maintain record of transactions; goods to be maintained on premises for certain number of days before resale
§ 5-19A-6 Redemption or automatic forfeiture of pledged goods
§ 5-19A-7 Pawnshop charge; amounts in excess of pawnshop charge
§ 5-19A-8 Certain acts by pawnbrokers prohibited
§ 5-19A-9 Pledgor presenting pawn ticket entitled to redeem or repurchase goods; lost or damaged pledged goods in possession of pawnbroker; lost, destroyed, or stolen pawn ticket
§ 5-19A-10 Liens for pawnbrokers; pledged goods not redeemed on or before maturity date fixed in ticket
§ 5-19A-11 Licensing generally; annual fee; temporary license; when new license not required upon change in ownership
§ 5-19A-12 Eligibility for pawnshop license; application fee
§ 5-19A-13 Suspension or revocation of license; notice and hearing; surrender of license
§ 5-19A-14 Application for new pawnshop license, transfer of existing license, etc
§ 5-19A-15 No confiscation of property pledged to pawnbroker if property may be put on seven-day hold; when property may be placed on hold
§ 5-19A-16 Penalties for failure to secure license
§ 5-19A-17 Penalties for willful violation of chapter or for false entry in required records; compliance enforced by supervisor; order requiring person to refrain from violation
§ 5-19A-18 Department of Public Safety to supply available arrest and conviction records
§ 5-19A-19 Ordinances to be in compliance with but not more restrictive than chapter
§ 5-19A-20 Pawnbrokers to be subject to licensing and issuance fees under Chapter 12 of Title 40; chapter not to repeal Uniform Commercial Code

Terms Used In Alabama Code > Title 5 > Chapter 19A - Alabama Pawnshop Act

  • 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.
  • commission: The Alabama Peace Officers' Standards and Training Commission established by Section 36-21-41. See Alabama Code 36-21-40
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation: A government corporation that insures the deposits of all national and state banks that are members of the Federal Reserve System. Source: OCC
  • Federal Reserve System: The central bank of the United States. The Fed, as it is commonly called, regulates the U.S. monetary and financial system. The Federal Reserve System is composed of a central governmental agency in Washington, D.C. (the Board of Governors) and twelve regional Federal Reserve Banks in major cities throughout the United States. Source: OCC
  • fund: The Alabama Peace Officers' Standards and Training Fund provided for in Section 36-21-47. See Alabama Code 36-21-40
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY: The state Department of Public Safety, the Alabama Board of Corrections, the police department of each incorporated city or town, the department of each sheriff of the state, including all deputy sheriffs, the Enforcement Division of the State Department of Conservation and Natural Resources and the Public Service Commission, and each public agency in the state charged with the enforcement of any laws and the officers or employees of which have power as such officials or employees to make arrests. See Alabama Code 36-21-40
  • LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER: A policeman, deputy sheriff, deputy constable and other official who has authority as such official to make arrests. See Alabama Code 36-21-40
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • personal property: includes money, goods, chattels, things in action and evidence of debt, deeds and conveyances. 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.
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • state: The State of Alabama. See Alabama Code 36-21-40
  • Uniform Commercial Code: A set of statutes enacted by the various states to provide consistency among the states' commercial laws. It includes negotiable instruments, sales, stock transfers, trust and warehouse receipts, and bills of lading. Source: OCC
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.