§ 9-10B-1 Short title
§ 9-10B-2 Legislative findings; exemptions
§ 9-10B-3 Definitions
§ 9-10B-4 Office of Water Resources created
§ 9-10B-5 Functions and duties of Office of Water Resources
§ 9-10B-6 Negotiation and consummation of interstate compacts
§ 9-10B-7 Office headed by division chief
§ 9-10B-8 Power and authority of division chief
§ 9-10B-9 Recommendation of proposed rules by division chief
§ 9-10B-10 Establishment of technical or other advisory committees
§ 9-10B-11 Determination of number of employees needed
§ 9-10B-12 Water Resources Commission created; membership
§ 9-10B-13 Terms of members of commission
§ 9-10B-14 Expiration of term or vacancy on commission; succession; appointment
§ 9-10B-15 Chairperson of commission; length of term; successor
§ 9-10B-16 Duties of commission
§ 9-10B-17 Remuneration of commission; meetings; division chief as ex officio secretary
§ 9-10B-18 Adoption of rules and regulations for operation of commission; administrative hearings
§ 9-10B-19 Promulgation of rules governing declarations of beneficial use and certificates of use
§ 9-10B-20 Submission of declaration of beneficial use; requirements and limitations; certificate of use
§ 9-10B-21 Critical use studies to determine if areas should be designated as capacity stress areas
§ 9-10B-22 Implementation of use restriction alternatives; conditions, limitations, or restrictions on certificate of use
§ 9-10B-23 Authority of Alabama Department of Environmental Management to implement and enforce rules and regulations
§ 9-10B-24 Alabama Water Resources Council established; composition of members; advisory capacity
§ 9-10B-25 Considerations when designating capacity stress areas; authority of local organizations to implement proposed actions
§ 9-10B-26 Effect of chapter on other state departments and agencies
§ 9-10B-27 Effect of chapter on water use rights of riparian land owners
§ 9-10B-28 Expenditure of appropriations
§ 9-10B-29 Charging fees or taxes
§ 9-10B-30 Application of Alabama Administrative Procedure Act

Terms Used In Alabama Code > Title 9 > Chapter 10B

  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • 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
  • Chambers: A judge's office.
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Ex officio: Literally, by virtue of one's office.
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • 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.
  • President pro tempore: A constitutionally recognized officer of the Senate who presides over the chamber in the absence of the Vice President. The President Pro Tempore (or, "president for a time") is elected by the Senate and is, by custom, the Senator of the majority party with the longest record of continuous service.
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • real property: includes lands, tenements and hereditaments. See Alabama Code 1-1-1
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • User fees: Fees charged to users of goods or services provided by the government. In levying or authorizing these fees, the legislature determines whether the revenue should go into the treasury or should be available to the agency providing the goods or services.