Section 22-21-260 Definitions. As used in this article, the following words and terms, and
the plurals thereof, shall have the meanings ascribed to them in this section, unless otherwise
required by their respective context: (1) ACQUISITION. Obtaining the legal equitable title
to a freehold or leasehold estate or otherwise obtaining the substantial benefit of such titles
or estates, whether by purchase, lease, loan or suffrage, gift, devise, legacy, settlement
of a trust or means whatever, and shall include any act of acquisition. The term "acquisition"
shall not mean or include any conveyance, or creation of any lien or security interest by
mortgage, deed of trust, security agreement, or similar financing instrument, nor shall it
mean or include any transfer of title or rights as a result of the foreclosure, or conveyance
or transfer in lieu of the foreclosure, of any such mortgage, deed of trust, security agreement,
or similar financing instrument, nor shall it mean or include any...
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Section 16-44B-1 Compact. ARTICLE I PURPOSE It is the purpose of this compact to remove barriers
to education success imposed on children of military families because of frequent moves and
deployment of their parents by: A. Facilitating the timely enrollment of children of military
families and ensuring that they are not placed at a disadvantage due to difficulty in the
transfer of education records from the previous school district(s) or variations in entrance/age
requirements. B. Facilitating the student placement process through which children of military
families are not disadvantaged by variations in attendance requirements, scheduling, sequencing,
grading, course content or assessment. C. Facilitating the qualification and eligibility for
enrollment, educational programs, and participation in extracurricular academic, athletic,
and social activities. D. Facilitating the on-time graduation of children of military families.
E. Providing for the promulgation and enforcement of...
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Section 36-1A-5 Participation limited to voluntary, charitable, health and human care federations
and agencies with a substantial local presence. (a) Participation in the Alabama State Employee
Combined Charitable Campaign shall be limited to voluntary, charitable, health and human care
federations and agencies with a substantial local presence that provide or support direct
health and welfare services to individuals or their families and meet the criteria set forth
in this section. "Substantial local presence" is defined as a facility, staffed
by professionals or volunteers, available to provide its services and open at least 15 hours
a week. Such services must be available to state employees in the local campaign community,
unless they are rendered to needy persons overseas. Such services must directly benefit human
beings, whether children, youth, adults, the aged, the ill and infirm, or the mentally or
physically handicapped. Such services must consist of care, research, or...
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Section 22-21-264 Criteria for state agency review. The SHPDA, pursuant to the provisions of
Section 22-21-274, shall prescribe by rules and regulations the criteria and clarifying definitions
for reviews covered by this article. These criteria shall include at least the following:
(1) Consistency with the appropriate State Health Facility and services plans effective at
the time the application was received by the State Agency, which shall include the latest
approved revisions of the following plans: a. The most recent Alabama State Health Plan which
shall include updated inventories and separate bed need methodologies for inpatient rehabilitation
beds, inpatient psychiatric beds and inpatient/residential alcohol and drug abuse beds. b.
Alabama State Health Plan for services to the mentally ill. c. Alabama State Plan for rehabilitation
facilities. d. Alabama developmental disabilities plan. e. Alabama State alcoholism plan.
f. Such other State Plans as may from time to time be...
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Section 22-21-265 Certificates of need - Required for new institutional health service. (a)
On or after July 30, 1979, no person to which this article applies shall acquire, construct,
or operate a new institutional health service, as defined in this article, or furnish or offer,
or purport to furnish a new institutional health service, as defined in this article, or make
an arrangement or commitment for financing the offering of a new institutional health service,
unless the person shall first obtain from the SHPDA a certificate of need therefor. Notwithstanding
any provisions of this article to the contrary, those facilities and distinct units operated
by the Department of Mental Health, and those facilities and distinct units operating under
contract or subcontract with the Department of Mental Health where the contract constitutes
the primary source of income to the facility, shall not be required to obtain a certificate
of need under this article. (b) Notwithstanding all other...
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Section 22-5A-4 Selection of community ombudsmen; training; certification; duties; area plan
to describe program; notification of department as to prospective ombudsmen; advisory committee
on program. (a) Each area agency on aging funded by the department shall select at least one
community ombudsman in each planning and service area established according to regulations
issued pursuant to the Older Americans Act of 1965, as amended. The community ombudsman shall
be an employee or contractual employee of the area agency on aging and shall certify to having
no association with any health care facility or provider for reward or profit. (b) The duties
of each community ombudsman shall be as follows: (1) To receive, investigate, respond to,
and attempt informally to resolve complaints made by or on behalf of recipients; (2) To report
immediately instances of fraud, abuse, neglect, or exploitation to the department of pensions
and security for investigation and follow-up pursuant to Chapter...
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Section 38-15-4 Registration of certain youth residential institutions or organizations; staff
training plans; rights of children; licensing and inspection of food preparation areas; access
by law enforcement agencies. (a) Commencing on January 1, 2018, the department shall register
any religious, faith-based, or church nonprofit, other nonprofit, or for profit affiliated
youth residential facility, youth social rehabilitation facility, community treatment facility
for youths, youth transitional care facility, long term youth residential facility, private
alternative boarding school, private alternative outdoor program, and any organization entrusted
with the residential care of children in any organizational form or combination defined by
this section, whenever children are housed at the facility or location of the program for
a period of more than 24 hours. At a minimum, registered youth residential institution or
organization under this section shall do all of the following: (1) Be...
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Section 22-32-1 Enactment of Southeast Interstate Low-Level Radioactive Waste Management Compact.
The Southeast Interstate Low-Level Radioactive Waste Management Compact is hereby enacted
into law and entered into by the State of Alabama with any and all states legally joining
therein in accordance with its terms, in the form substantially as follows: SOUTHEAST INTERSTATE
LOW-LEVEL RADIOACTIVE WASTE MANAGEMENT COMPACT Article I. Policy and Purpose There is hereby
created the Southeast Interstate Low-Level Radioactive Waste Management Compact. The party
states recognize and declare that each state is responsible for providing for the availability
of capacity either within or outside the state for the disposal of low-level radioactive waste
generated within its borders, except for waste generated as a result of defense activities
of the federal government or federal research and development activities. They also recognize
that the management of low-level radioactive waste is handled most...
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Section 22-55-1 Enactment of compact; terms. The Interstate Compact on Mental Health is hereby
enacted into law and entered into by this state with all other states legally joining therein
in the form substantially as follows: INTERSTATE COMPACT ON MENTAL HEALTH The contracting
states solemnly agree that: Article I The party states find that the proper and expeditious
treatment of the mentally ill and mentally deficient can be facilitated by cooperative action
to the benefit of the patients, their families and society as a whole. Further, the party
states find the necessity of and desirability for furnishing such care and treatment bear
no primary relation to the residence or citizenship of the patient but that, on the contrary,
the controlling factors of community safety and humanitarianism require that facilities and
services be made available for all who are in need of them. Consequently, it is the purpose
of this compact and of the party states to provide the necessary legal basis...
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Section 38-9-6 Protective placement or other protective services. (a) An interested person
may petition the court to order protective placement or other protective services for an adult
in need of protective services. No protective placement or other protective services may be
ordered unless there is a determination by the court that the person is unable to provide
for his or her own protection from abuse, neglect, exploitation, sexual abuse, or emotional
abuse. Upon a petition, setting forth the facts and name, age, sex, and residence of the person,
the court of the circuit in which the person resides shall appoint a day, not more than 30
days from the filing of the petition, for the hearing on the petition. If, on the hearing
of a petition, the person is not represented by counsel, the court shall appoint a guardian
ad litem to represent him or her. A jury of six persons shall be impanelled for the hearing
to serve as the trier of facts. (b) Costs of court proceedings under this...
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