Article 1 Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education 14.42.010 – 14.42.055
Article 2 Alaska Student Loan Corporation 14.42.100 – 14.42.310
Article 3 General Provisions 14.42.990

Terms Used In Alaska Statutes > Chapter 42

  • 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.
  • commissioner: means the commissioner of administration. See Alaska Statutes 28.90.990
  • commissioner: means the commissioner of natural resources. See Alaska Statutes 27.40.010
  • commissioner: means the commissioner of education and early development. See Alaska Statutes 14.60.010
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • department: means the Department of Administration. See Alaska Statutes 28.90.990
  • department: means the Department of Natural Resources. See Alaska Statutes 27.40.010
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • governing body: means the school board of a borough or city school district or a regional educational attendance area. See Alaska Statutes 14.60.010
  • highway: means the entire width between the boundary lines of every way that is publicly maintained when a part of it is open to the public for purposes of vehicular travel, including but not limited to every street and the Alaska state marine highway system but not vehicular ways or areas. See Alaska Statutes 28.90.990
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • motor vehicle: means a vehicle which is self-propelled except a vehicle moved by human or animal power. See Alaska Statutes 28.90.990
  • motorcycle: means a vehicle having a seat or saddle for the use of the rider and designed to travel on not more than three wheels in contact with the ground. See Alaska Statutes 28.90.990
  • municipality: means a political subdivision incorporated under the laws of the state that is a home rule or general law city, a home rule or general law borough, or a unified municipality. See Alaska Statutes 01.10.060
  • 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.
  • owner: means a person, other than a lienholder, having the property in or title to a vehicle, including but not limited to a person entitled to the use and possession of a vehicle subject to a security interest in another person, but exclusive of a lessee under a lease not intended as security. See Alaska Statutes 28.90.990
  • peace officer: means

    (A) an officer of the state troopers. See Alaska Statutes 01.10.060

  • property: includes real and personal property. See Alaska Statutes 01.10.060
  • traffic: means pedestrians, ridden or herded animals, vehicles, and other conveyances either singly or together while using a highway or vehicular way or area that is open to public use for purposes of travel. See Alaska Statutes 28.90.990
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • vehicle: means a device in, upon, or by which a person or property may be transported or drawn upon or immediately over a highway or vehicular way or area. See Alaska Statutes 28.90.990
  • vehicular way or area: means a way, path, or area, other than a highway or private property, that is designated by official traffic control devices or customary usage and that is open to the public for purposes of pedestrian or vehicular travel, and which way or area may be restricted in use to pedestrians, bicycles, or other specific types of vehicles as determined by the Department of Public Safety or other agency having jurisdiction over the way, path, or area. See Alaska Statutes 28.90.990