§ 8-35-1 Definitions
§ 8-35-2 Security freeze on credit report
§ 8-35-3 Notice of rights

Terms Used In Alabama Code > Title 8 > Chapter 35 - Consumer Credit Report Security Freeze

  • AFFECTED LAND: The area of land from which overburden has been removed or upon which overburden has been deposited after October 1, 1970. See Alabama Code 9-16-2
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • consumer: A natural person residing in this state. See Alabama Code 8-35-1
  • CONSUMER CREDIT REPORT: A consumer report, as defined in 15 U. See Alabama Code 8-35-1
  • CONSUMER CREDIT REPORTING AGENCY: Any person who, for monetary fees, dues, or on a cooperative nonprofit basis, regularly engages in whole or in part in the practice of assembling or evaluating consumer credit information or other information on consumers for the purpose of furnishing consumer credit reports to third parties. See Alabama Code 8-35-1
  • contemporaneous: Occurring at the same time as a surface mining operation and in conjunction with the grading activities at the site. See Alabama Code 9-16-2
  • Credit report: A detailed report of an individual's credit history prepared by a credit bureau and used by a lender in determining a loan applicant's creditworthiness. Source: OCC
  • Credit Score: A number, roughly between 300 and 800, that measures an individual's credit worthiness. The most well-known type of credit score is the FICO score. This score represents the answer from a mathematical formula that assigns numerical values to various pieces of information in your credit report. Source: OCC
  • department: The Department of Labor of the State of Alabama or any department, bureau, or commission as may lawfully succeed to the powers and duties of the department relating to mining operations. See Alabama Code 9-16-2
  • DIRECT SEEDING: The planting of seeds by hand sowing, machine sowing, or aerial seeding. See Alabama Code 9-16-2
  • Fair Credit Reporting Act: A federal law, established in 1971 and revised in 1997, that gives consumers the right to see their credit records and correct any mistakes. Source: OCC
  • NORMAL BUSINESS HOURS: Any day between the hours of 8:00 A. See Alabama Code 8-35-1
  • operator: Any person, firm, partnership, association, or corporation engaged in or controlling one or more surface mining operations. See Alabama Code 9-16-2
  • PERMIT PERIOD: A one-year period commencing on the issuance of a permit to engage in surface mining. See Alabama Code 9-16-2
  • person: Any individual, partnership, corporation, trust, estate, cooperative, association, government or governmental subdivision or agency, or other entity. See Alabama Code 8-35-1
  • PROPER IDENTIFICATION: Information generally deemed sufficient to identify a person for consumer reporting agency purposes under 15 U. See Alabama Code 8-35-1
  • reclamation: The reconditioning or rehabilitation of affected land in accordance with the requirements of this article. See Alabama Code 9-16-2
  • secretary: The Secretary of the Department of Labor or officer, bureau, or commission as may lawfully succeed to the powers and duties of the secretary. See Alabama Code 9-16-2
  • SECURITY FREEZE: A restriction placed on a consumer credit report at the request of the consumer that prohibits a consumer credit reporting agency from releasing the consumer's consumer credit report for a purpose relating to the extension of credit without the express authorization of the consumer. See Alabama Code 8-35-1
  • setback: An undisturbed buffer strip adjacent to watercourses, lakes, easements, adjoining property, perimeter property lines, road rights-of-way, residences, or other features which could be adversely affected by mining. See Alabama Code 9-16-2
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • subscription: include a mark when the person cannot write, if his name is written near the mark, and witnessed by a person who writes his own name as a witness, and include with respect to corporate securities facsimile signature placed upon any instrument or writing with intent to execute or authenticate such instrument or writing. See Alabama Code 1-1-1
  • SURFACE MINING: The mining of clay, sand, gravel, ores, and other minerals except chert (or similar type pits from which construction materials are obtained, which involve five acres or less and do not involve excavation below the surrounding area in such a way as to create a pit that will accumulate water), limestone, marble, dolomite, and coal, by removing the overburden lying above natural deposits thereof and mining directly from the natural deposits thereby exposed or by mining directly from deposits lying exposed in their natural state. See Alabama Code 9-16-2