§ 9-8A-1 Definitions
§ 9-8A-2 Legislative findings and declaration of purpose
§ 9-8A-3 Commission – Members and officers; terms of office; vacancies; compensation and expenses; meetings; quorum; record of proceedings; copies of proceedings as evidence; members and officers not personally liable
§ 9-8A-4 Commission – Powers
§ 9-8A-4.1 Commission – Revolving fund established; expenditure of funds; appropriation of funds to commission
§ 9-8A-5 Allocation of funds to soil and water conservation districts
§ 9-8A-6 Application for cost-share grant
§ 9-8A-7 Eligible soil and water conservation practices
§ 9-8A-8 Ineligible lands
§ 9-8A-9 Cost-share grant processing procedures
§ 9-8A-10 Designing of proposed soil and water conservation practices
§ 9-8A-11 Agreement to maintain conservation practices; sale of land with respect to which agreement is in effect
§ 9-8A-12 Reporting and accounting by soil and water conservation districts
§ 9-8A-13 Exemption of commission from taxation
§ 9-8A-14 Exemption of cost-share grants from taxation
§ 9-8A-15 Independence of commission; incorporation and exercise of powers; Alabama Administrative Procedure Act inapplicable
§ 9-8A-16 Use of earnings of commission

Terms Used In Alabama Code > Title 9 > Chapter 8A

  • ALLOCATED FUNDS: That portion of the funds appropriated to the commission that are allocated by the commission to the soil and water conservation district in each county of the state. See Alabama Code 41-10-37
  • 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.
  • APPROPRIATED FUNDS: Net TVA payments to the extent such payments are pledged and appropriated to the authority pursuant to Section 41-10-550. See Alabama Code 41-10-541
  • 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
  • authority: The public corporation organized pursuant to the provisions of this article. See Alabama Code 41-10-20
  • authority: The public corporation organized pursuant to this division. See Alabama Code 41-10-541
  • AUTHORITY OBLIGATIONS: Bonds of the authority and authority guaranties. See Alabama Code 41-10-541
  • AUTHORITY-GUARANTEED OBLIGATIONS: Bonds, notes, or other evidences of indebtedness of a development agency that are issued solely for the purpose in financing a project and that are guaranteed, in whole or in part, by an authority guaranty. See Alabama Code 41-10-541
  • AUTHORIZED INVESTMENTS: Bonds or other obligations of, or guaranteed by, the United States of America or the state, or interest bearing bank and savings and loan association deposits or obligations, obligations of any agency of the United States of America, any obligations in which a state chartered savings and loan association may invest its funds, any agreement to repurchase any of the foregoing, or any thereof. See Alabama Code 41-10-37
  • BOARD OF DIRECTORS: The board of directors of the authority. See Alabama Code 41-10-20
  • bonds: The bonds issued under the provisions of this article. See Alabama Code 41-10-20
  • bonds: Bonds of the authority issued for any authorized purpose. See Alabama Code 41-10-541
  • commission: The Alabama Agricultural and Conservation Development Commission organized pursuant to the provisions of the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, as amended, and this chapter. See Alabama Code 41-10-37
  • COST-SHARE GRANT: An award of money made pursuant to the terms of this chapter with no requirement that such money be repaid except in the events outlined herein. See Alabama Code 41-10-37
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • DEBT SERVICE: The principal of and interest (and premium, if any) on an obligation (including, without limitation, any principal required to be paid prior to its stated maturity) and any ongoing trustee or paying agent fees or fees of providers of credit enhancement or liquidity facilities. See Alabama Code 41-10-541
  • directors: The Board of Directors of the Alabama Incentives Financing Authority. See Alabama Code 41-10-541
  • ELIGIBLE PERSON: An individual, partnership, family-owned corporation the owners of all the stock of which are related by blood or marriage, estate, or trust who, as an owner, landlord, lessee, tenant or sharecropper, participates in the operation of (1) a farm lying within a soil and water conservation district, or (2) a tract of land devoted to the growth of timber lying within a soil and water conservation district. See Alabama Code 41-10-37
  • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Escrow: Money given to a third party to be held for payment until certain conditions are met.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Ex officio: Literally, by virtue of one's office.
  • Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation: A government corporation that insures the deposits of all national and state banks that are members of the Federal Reserve System. Source: OCC
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • FINANCING AGREEMENT: Any loan, lease, agreement, grant agreement, financing agreement, credit agreement, security agreement, mortgage, indenture, guaranty agreement, or other type of agreement entered into by the authority in connection with the incurring of authority obligations. See Alabama Code 41-10-541
  • governor: The Governor of the state. See Alabama Code 41-10-37
  • Impeachment: (1) The process of calling something into question, as in "impeaching the testimony of a witness." (2) The constitutional process whereby the House of Representatives may "impeach" (accuse of misconduct) high officers of the federal government for trial in the Senate.
  • Interest rate: The amount paid by a borrower to a lender in exchange for the use of the lender's money for a certain period of time. Interest is paid on loans or on debt instruments, such as notes or bonds, either at regular intervals or as part of a lump sum payment when the issue matures. Source: OCC
  • landowner: Any person, firm, or corporation holding title to land lying within a soil and water conservation district. See Alabama Code 41-10-37
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • person: Unless limited to a natural person by the context in which it is used, includes a private firm, a private association, a public or private corporation, a municipality, a county, or an agency, department, or instrumentality of the state or of a county or municipality. See Alabama Code 41-10-541
  • Power of attorney: A written instrument which authorizes one person to act as another's agent or attorney. The power of attorney may be for a definite, specific act, or it may be general in nature. The terms of the written power of attorney may specify when it will expire. If not, the power of attorney usually expires when the person granting it dies. Source: OCC
  • PROGRAM YEAR: The period from October 1 to September 30. See Alabama Code 41-10-37
  • project: Any land, building, or other improvement, and all real and personal properties deemed necessary or useful in connection therewith, whether or not now in existence, that are or are to be located in the state and that have been or are to be acquired, constructed, expanded, or installed for use (i) by an industrial or research enterprise, (ii) by a manufacturing, aviation or transportation enterprise, (iii) by any enterprise engaged in manufacturing, processing, cultivating or assembling any agricultural or manufactured product, (iv) as a training facility, or (v) by any entity in promoting economic development or the recruitment of industrial, research, manufacturing, aviation or transportation prospects to the state. See Alabama Code 41-10-541
  • PROJECT COSTS: All costs and expenses incurred by the authority or any person in connection with the acquisition, construction, installation, and equipping of a project, including, without limitation, any of the following:

    a. See Alabama Code 41-10-541

  • 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.
  • SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICT: A governmental subdivision of this state and a public body corporate and politic organized pursuant to Article 2 of Chapter 8 of Title 9. See Alabama Code 41-10-37
  • SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION PRACTICES: The measures approved by the commission and applied to the land that prevent soil erosion in the state or improve the quality of water from agricultural sources in the state or improve the forest resources of the state. See Alabama Code 41-10-37
  • state: The State of Alabama. See Alabama Code 41-10-20
  • state: The State of Alabama. See Alabama Code 41-10-37
  • STATE SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION COMMITTEE: The agency of the state established and existing pursuant to Section 9-8-22. See Alabama Code 41-10-37
  • TRAINING FACILITY: Any facility to be used for the purpose of providing vocational, technical, or other training for employees or prospective employees of any industry for the manufacturing, processing, cultivating, or assembling of any agricultural or manufactured product. See Alabama Code 41-10-541
  • TRAINING FACILITY MANAGEMENT FEES: Fees payable to any person as compensation for managing a training facility under a management agreement entered into pursuant to Section 41-10-551, including payments to be made to reimburse such person for the costs of operating and maintaining a training facility. See Alabama Code 41-10-541
  • United States: includes the territories thereof and the District of Columbia. See Alabama Code 30-3D-608