§ 9-3-1 Created; composition; qualifications, appointment and terms of office of members
§ 9-3-2 Officers; meetings; quorum; record of proceedings; compensation and expenses of members
§ 9-3-3 Vacancies
§ 9-3-4 Powers and duties generally
§ 9-3-5 State forester
§ 9-3-6 Assistant State Forester
§ 9-3-7 Offices
§ 9-3-8 Members of commission not eligible for certain employments
§ 9-3-9 Promulgation of rules and regulations
§ 9-3-10 Alabama Forestry Commission Fund
§ 9-3-10.1 Emergency Forest Fire, Insect and Disease Fund; creation; annual automatic appropriation; ceiling on amount; expenditures; replenishment; Governor’s approval
§ 9-3-11 Steering committee to represent rural community fire departments – Creation
§ 9-3-12 Steering committee to represent rural community fire departments – Membership; appointment, qualifications and term of office of members; filling of vacancies in office
§ 9-3-13 Steering committee to represent rural community fire departments – Recommendations to State Forester
§ 9-3-14 Steering committee to represent rural community fire departments – Meetings; quorum
§ 9-3-15 Steering committee to represent rural community fire departments – Compensation and expenses of members
§ 9-3-16 Advisory committee on general forestry matters
§ 9-3-17 Certification as volunteer fire department
§ 9-3-18 Public governmental entities, political subdivisions, etc., authorized to make donations to organizations deemed public in nature
§ 9-3-19 Donation of fire control property

Terms Used In Alabama Code > Title 9 > Chapter 3

  • Advice and consent: Under the Constitution, presidential nominations for executive and judicial posts take effect only when confirmed by the Senate, and international treaties become effective only when the Senate approves them by a two-thirds vote.
  • Amortization: Paying off a loan by regular installments.
  • 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
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Bequest: Property gifted by will.
  • Chambers: A judge's office.
  • commission: The Alabama Historical Commission, acting as the custodian of cultural resources for the State of Alabama. See Alabama Code 41-9-291
  • CULTURAL RESOURCES: All abandoned shipwrecks or remains of those ships and all underwater archaeological treasures, artifacts, treasure troves, or other cultural articles and materials, whether or not associated with any shipwreck, that are contained in or on submerged lands belonging to the State of Alabama and the sea within the jurisdiction of the state, and that have remained unclaimed for more than 50 years, excluding therefrom sunken logs, cants, and timber resources of any other type not associated as part of a shipping vessel, and are eligible for, or listed in, the National Register of Historic Places or the Alabama Register of Landmarks and Heritage. See Alabama Code 41-9-291
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • excavation: The study and intentional removal from submerged land belonging to the state, by accepted scientific methods, of any objects recognized as cultural resources. See Alabama Code 41-9-291
  • exploration: The systematic examination by actual survey of an area of submerged land belonging to the state for the purpose of locating and recognizing cultural resources. See Alabama Code 41-9-291
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • 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.
  • Presiding officer: A majority-party Senator who presides over the Senate and is charged with maintaining order and decorum, recognizing Members to speak, and interpreting the Senate's rules, practices and precedents.