§ 8-7A-1 Short title
§ 8-7A-2 Definitions
§ 8-7A-3 Exclusions
§ 8-7A-4 Exemptions from licensing
§ 8-7A-5 License required
§ 8-7A-6 Application for license
§ 8-7A-7 Security
§ 8-7A-8 Issuance of license
§ 8-7A-9 Renewal of license
§ 8-7A-10 Net worth
§ 8-7A-11 Relationship between licensee and authorized delegate
§ 8-7A-12 Examinations
§ 8-7A-13 Reports
§ 8-7A-14 Records
§ 8-7A-15 Suspension and revocation
§ 8-7A-16 Unauthorized activities
§ 8-7A-17 Orders to cease and desist and other injunctive or civil relief
§ 8-7A-18 Consent orders
§ 8-7A-19 Civil penalties
§ 8-7A-20 Criminal penalties
§ 8-7A-21 Confidentiality
§ 8-7A-22 Cooperation
§ 8-7A-23 Investigation and subpoenas by commission
§ 8-7A-24 Party aggrieved by order entitled to hearing before commission; appeals from action of commission
§ 8-7A-25 Burden of proving an exemption or an exception from a definition
§ 8-7A-26 Making, amending, and rescinding rules and prescribing forms
§ 8-7A-27 Interpretive opinions by the commission

Terms Used In Alabama Code > Title 8 > Chapter 7A

  • 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.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Bankruptcy: Refers to statutes and judicial proceedings involving persons or businesses that cannot pay their debts and seek the assistance of the court in getting a fresh start. Under the protection of the bankruptcy court, debtors may discharge their debts, perhaps by paying a portion of each debt. Bankruptcy judges preside over these proceedings.
  • circuit: means judicial circuit. See Alabama Code 30-3D-608
  • commission: The Alabama Public Service Commission;

    (6) FEDERAL SAFETY STANDARDS. See Alabama Code 37-4-90

  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • department: State Department of Conservation and Natural Resources. See Alabama Code 37-2-26
  • Electronic funds transfer: The transfer of money between accounts by consumer electronic systems-such as automated teller machines (ATMs) and electronic payment of bills-rather than by check or cash. (Wire transfers, checks, drafts, and paper instruments do not fall into this category.) Source: OCC
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Grand jury: agreement providing that a lender will delay exercising its rights (in the case of a mortgage,
  • juries: include courts or judges in all cases when a jury trial is waived, or when the court or judge is authorized to ascertain and determine the facts as well as the law. See Alabama Code 30-3D-608
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • MIGRATORY WATERFOWL: Any wild duck, wild goose, brant or coot (poule d'eau). See Alabama Code 37-2-26
  • month: means a calendar month. See Alabama Code 30-3D-608
  • oath: includes affirmation. See Alabama Code 30-3D-608
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • officer: The term includes every person authorized to enforce the game and fish laws of this state, and whenever the possession, use, importation, transportation, storage, sale, offering, or exposing for sale of game birds, animals, or fish is prohibited or restricted, the prohibition or restriction shall extend to and include every part of the game, bird, animal, or fish, and a violation as to each animal, bird, or fish, or part thereof, shall be a separate offense. See Alabama Code 35-11-415
  • 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.
  • person: Any individual, firm, joint venture, partnership, corporation, association, or joint stock association and includes any trustee, receiver, assignee, or personal representative thereof engaged in the transportation of hazardous liquids. See Alabama Code 37-4-90
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • 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.
  • stamp: The state migratory waterfowl stamp furnished by the department. See Alabama Code 37-2-26
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Temporary restraining order: Prohibits a person from an action that is likely to cause irreparable harm. This differs from an injunction in that it may be granted immediately, without notice to the opposing party, and without a hearing. It is intended to last only until a hearing can be held.
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Whips: Assistants to the floor leaders who are also elected by their party conferences. The Majority and Minority Whips (and their assistants) are responsible for mobilizing votes within their parties on major issues. In the absence of a party floor leader, the whip often serves as acting floor leader.