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Section 16-23-16.1 Creation of Professional Teachers Standards Commission; designation or development
of entry-level pre-certification examination for teacher candidates. (a) The Legislature finds
that Alabama is alone among the southern states in not testing teacher candidates before allowing
them in the classroom, and acknowledges that the need exists to establish, maintain, and enforce
minimum professional standards for teacher candidates in the State of Alabama. In response
to such need, there is hereby created a Professional Teachers Standards Commission (the commission)
for the State of Alabama. The commission shall consist of 11 members appointed by the Governor
in the following manner: The Alabama Congress of Parents and Teachers Association, Alabama
School Board Association, Alabama Council for School Administration and Supervision, Alabama
Education Association, and the Alabama Association of Colleges for Teacher Education shall
each designate a representative that together... - 7K - Match Info - Similar pages

Section 17-7-23 Examination and certification of equipment. It shall be the duty of the committee
to ensure the examination and certification of electronic vote counting systems in the following
manner: (1) By publicly examining all makes of electronic vote counting systems submitted
and certifying whether such systems comply with the requirements of this section. (2) By inviting
any vendor or company interested in selling an electronic vote counting system in Alabama
to submit such equipment for examination. The vote counting system shall be certified after
a satisfactory evaluation and testing has been performed to determine that the equipment meets
the requirements of this article and performance and test standards for electronic voting
systems issued by the Federal Election Commission. The committee may use certification of
the equipment by an authorized independent testing authority, or successor entity, as evidence
that the equipment meets the requirements of Section 17-7-21 and... - 4K - Match Info - Similar pages

Section 11-5-31 Alabama Coroner's Training Commission. (a) There is created the Alabama Coroner's
Training Commission to be appointed as herein provided. Appointments to the commission shall
be made as follows: (1) The President of the Alabama Coroner's Association shall appoint one
county coroner to serve an initial term of two years. (2) The Attorney General shall appoint
one district attorney to serve for an initial term of one year. (3) The Governor shall appoint
one county coroner to serve for an initial term of three years. (4) The Director of the Alabama
Department of Forensic Sciences shall appoint one person who is either a state medical examiner
or a forensic scientist to serve for an initial term of two years. (5) The Board of Directors
of the Alabama Coroner's Association shall appoint three county coroners to serve for initial
terms of two years each. (b) The membership of the commission shall be inclusive and reflect
the racial, gender, geographic, urban\rural, and... - 5K - Match Info - Similar pages

Section 36-25A-2 Definitions. As used in and for determining the applicability of this chapter,
the following words shall have the following meanings solely for the purposes of this chapter:
(1) DELIBERATION. An exchange of information or ideas among a quorum of members of a subcommittee,
committee, or full governmental body intended to arrive at or influence a decision as to how
any members of the subcommittee, committee, or full governmental body should vote on a specific
matter that, at the time of the exchange, the participating members expect to come before
the subcommittee, committee, or full body immediately following the discussion or at a later
time. (2) EXECUTIVE SESSION. That portion of a meeting of a subcommittee, committee, or full
governmental body from which the public is excluded for one or more of the reasons prescribed
in Section 36-25A-7(a). (3) GENERAL REPUTATION AND CHARACTER. Characteristics or actions of
a person directly involving good or bad ethical conduct,... - 12K - Match Info - Similar pages

Section 16-3-16.1 Board to review requirements for teacher education; nationally normed teacher
examination. (a) The Legislature finds a compelling interest in adequately preparing teachers
to teach. The two basic components of teaching consist of knowing what to teach (content)
and knowing how to teach (methodology). To assure that teachers entering Alabama's classrooms
have been thoroughly prepared, the Legislature directs the State Board of Education to review
the requirements of programs for teacher education and preparation and select a nationally
normed teacher examination to be used. The nationally normed teacher examination may include
the National Teacher Exam or any other national equivalent exam. Colleges and universities
shall require each teacher candidate to pass the nationally normed examination as a condition
of graduation. Notwithstanding any other provisions of this section, a person can, at any
time, elect to not be a teacher candidate. The State Board of Education... - 2K - Match Info - Similar pages

Section 22-22A-6 Environmental Management Commission; powers and duties; composition; meetings;
compensation; expenses; ethical requirements. (a) There is hereby created a seven member Environmental
Management Commission of the Alabama Department of Environmental Management which shall have
the following duties: (1) To select a director for the Department of Environmental Management
and to advise the director on environmental matters which are within the department's scope
of authority; (2) To establish, adopt, promulgate, modify, repeal, and suspend any rules,
regulations, or environmental standards for the department which may be applicable to the
state as a whole or any of its geographical parts; (3) To develop environmental policy for
the state; and (4) To hear and determine appeals of administrative actions. (b) The Environmental
Management Commission shall be composed of seven members who are citizens of the State of
Alabama. Initial members of the commission shall be appointed... - 8K - Match Info - Similar pages

Section 36-25-3 State Ethics Commission - Creation, composition; annual reports; compensation;
political activities; director; personnel. (a) There is hereby created a State Ethics Commission
composed of five members, each of whom shall be a fair, equitable citizen of this state and
of high moral character and ability. The following persons shall not be eligible to be appointed
as members: (1) a public official; (2) a candidate; (3) a registered lobbyist and his or her
principal; or (4) a former employee of the commission. No member of the commission shall be
eligible for reappointment to succeed himself or herself. The members of the commission shall
be appointed by the following officers: The Governor, the Lieutenant Governor, or in the absence
of a Lieutenant Governor, the Presiding Officer of the Senate, and the Speaker of the House
of Representatives. Appointments shall be subject to Senate confirmation and persons appointed
shall assume their duties upon confirmation by the... - 8K - Match Info - Similar pages

Section 11-65-5 Composition of commission; terms; qualifications; removal from office. (a)
Every commission shall have five members, which shall constitute its governing body. All powers
of a commission shall be exercised by its members or pursuant to their authorization. The
mayor or other chief executive officer of the sponsoring municipality and the president or
other designated presiding officer of the county commission of the host county shall each
serve as a member ex officio, unless such official exercises his or her right, as provided
in subsection (b), to appoint a fixed-term member to serve in lieu of such official. The service
of each such official as a member shall begin with the beginning of his or her tenure in such
office and shall end with the ending of such tenure or the appointment by such official of
a fixed-term member to serve in lieu of his or her ex officio service. The other three members
shall be appointed in the manner hereinafter prescribed as soon as may be... - 17K - Match Info - Similar pages

Section 34-43-3 Definitions. For purposes of this chapter, the following terms shall have the
following meanings: (1) ADVERTISE. Distributing a card, flier, sign, or device to any person
or organization, or allowing any sign or marking on any building, radio, television, or by
advertising by any other means designed to attract public attention. (2) BOARD. The Alabama
Board of Massage Therapy created pursuant to this chapter. (3) BOARD-APPROVED MASSAGE THERAPY
SCHOOL. A school where massage therapy is taught which is one of the following: a. If located
in Alabama is approved by the board as meeting the minimum established standards of training
and curriculum as determined by the board. b. If located outside of Alabama is recognized
by the board and by a regionally recognized professional accrediting body. c. Is a postgraduate
training institute accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Massage Therapy. (4)
ESTABLISHMENT. A site, premises, or business where massage therapy is... - 4K - Match Info - Similar pages

Section 34-21-93.1 Signature authority for health care forms, etc. (a) When any law or rule
requires a signature, certification, stamp, verification, affidavit, or endorsement by a physician,
the document shall be deemed to authorize a signature, certification, stamp, verification,
affidavit, or endorsement by a certified registered nurse practitioner or certified nurse
midwife for the items listed in this section. The authority in this section for a certified
registered nurse practitioner and a certified nurse midwife shall be subject to an active
collaboration agreement. This section applies to all of the following: (1) Certification of
disability for patients to receive special access parking or disability access parking tags
or placards. (2) A signature required for any of the following: a. The following documents
that require a complete history and physical examination consistent with the examining provider's
scope of practice and certification: 1. Physicals for bus drivers in... - 3K - Match Info - Similar pages

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