§ 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

  • authority: The Alabama 21st Century Authority authorized to be established pursuant to Section 41-10-623. See Alabama Code 41-10-622
  • bonds: Those bonds, including refunding bonds, issued pursuant to this division. See Alabama Code 41-10-622
  • Chambers: A judge's office.
  • 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.
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Ex officio: Literally, by virtue of one's office.
  • Indemnification: In general, a collateral contract or assurance under which one person agrees to secure another person against either anticipated financial losses or potential adverse legal consequences. Source: FDIC
  • 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
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • 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.
  • PERMITTED INVESTMENTS: (i) Government Securities; (ii) bonds, debentures, notes, or other evidences of indebtedness issued by any of the following agencies: Bank for Cooperatives; federal intermediate credit banks; Federal Financing Bank; federal home loan banks; Federal Farm Credit Bank; Export-Import Bank of the United States; federal land banks; or Farmers Home Administration or any other agency or corporation which has been or may hereafter be created by or pursuant to an act of the Congress of the United States as an agency or instrumentality thereof; (iii) bonds, notes, pass through securities or other evidences of indebtedness of the Government National Mortgage Association and participation certificates of the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation; (iv) full faith and credit obligations of any state, provided that at the time of purchase such obligations are rated at least "AA" by Standard & Poor's Ratings Group and at least "Aa" by Moody's Investors Service; (v) public housing bonds issued by public agencies or municipalities and fully secured as to the payment of both principal and interest by contracts with the United States of America, or temporary notes, preliminary notes, or project notes issued by public agencies or municipalities, in each case fully secured as to the payment of both principal and interest by contracts with the United States of America, or temporary notes, preliminary notes or project notes issued by public agencies or municipalities, in each case fully secured as to the payment of both principal and interest by a requisition or payment agreement with the United States of America; (vi) time deposits evidenced by certificates of deposit issued by banks or savings and loan associations which are members of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, provided that, to the extent such time deposits are not covered by federal deposit insurance, such time deposits (including interest thereon) are fully secured by a pledge of obligations described in items (i), (ii), (iii), and (v) above, which at all times have a market value not less than the amount of such bank time deposits required to be so secured and which meet the greater of 100 percent collateralization or the "AA" collateral levels established by Standard & Poor's Ratings Group for structured financings; (vii) repurchase agreements for obligations of the type specified in items (i), (ii), (iii), and (v) above, provided such repurchase agreements are fully collateralized and secured by such obligations which have a market value at least equal to the purchase price of such repurchase agreements which are held by a depository satisfactory to the State Treasurer in such manner as may be required to provide a perfected security interest in such obligations, and which meet the greater of 100 percent collateralization or the "AA" collateral levels established by Standard & Poor's Ratings Group for structured financings; and (viii) uncollateralized investment agreements with, or certificates of deposit issued by, banks or bank holding companies, the senior long-term securities of which are rated at least "AA" by Standard & Poor's Ratings Group and at least "Aa" by Moody's Investors Service. See Alabama Code 41-10-622
  • personal property: includes money, goods, chattels, things in action and evidence of debt, deeds and conveyances. See Alabama Code 30-3D-608
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • REFUNDING BONDS: Those refunding bonds issued pursuant to this division. See Alabama Code 41-10-622
  • 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.
  • SPECIAL FUND: The Alabama 21st Century Fund established pursuant to Section 41-10-629. See Alabama Code 41-10-622
  • state: The State of Alabama. See Alabama Code 41-10-622
  • TOBACCO REVENUES: Revenues received by the state pursuant to any federal tobacco-related settlement, any tobacco-related appropriations made by the United States Congress to the State of Alabama, or any revenues received by the state from litigation against any tobacco-related industry. See Alabama Code 41-10-622
  • United States: includes the territories thereof and the District of Columbia. See Alabama Code 30-3D-608