Section 41-18-1 Text. Article I. Findings and Purposes. (a) The party states find that the
South has a sense of community based on common social, cultural and economic needs and fostered
by a regional tradition. There are vast potentialities for mutual improvement of each state
in the region by cooperative planning for the development, conservation and efficient utilization
of human and natural resources in a geographic area large enough to afford a high degree of
flexibility in identifying and taking maximum advantage of opportunities for healthy and beneficial
growth. The independence of each state and the special needs of subregions are recognized
and are to be safeguarded. Accordingly, the cooperation resulting from this agreement is intended
to assist the states in meeting their own problems by enhancing their abilities to recognize
and analyze regional opportunities and take account of regional influences in planning and
implementing their public policies. (b) The purposes of...
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Section 9-16-2 Definitions. Unless clearly indicated otherwise by the context, as used in this
article, the following terms have the following meanings: (1) AFFECTED LAND. The area of land
from which overburden has been removed or upon which overburden has been deposited after October
1, 1970. (2) CONTEMPORANEOUS. Occurring at the same time as a surface mining operation and
in conjunction with the grading activities at the site. (3) CONTIGUOUS. In actual contact,
touching, as contrasted with being near but not in contact. (4) DEPARTMENT. The Department
of Industrial Relations of the State of Alabama or any department, bureau, or commission as
may lawfully succeed to the powers and duties of the department relating to mining operations.
(5) DIRECT SEEDING. The planting of seeds by hand sowing, machine sowing, or aerial seeding.
(6) DIRECTOR. Director of the department or officer, bureau, or commission as may lawfully
succeed to the powers and duties of the director. (7) HIGHWALL. The...
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Section 37-15-2 Definitions. As used in this chapter the following words have the following
meanings: (1) APPROXIMATE LOCATION OF UNDERGROUND FACILITIES. Information about an operator's
underground facilities which is provided to a person by an operator and must be accurate to
within 18 inches measured horizontally from the outside edge of each side of such operator's
facility, or a strip of land 18 inches either side of the operator's field mark or the marked
width of the facility plus 18 inches on each side of the marked width of the facility. (2)
AUTHORITY. The Underground Damage Prevention Authority created under Section 37-15-10.1. (3)
AUTHORITY BOARD. The Underground Damage Prevention Board created under Section 37-15-10.1.
(4) BLASTING. The use of an explosive device for the excavation of earth, rock, or other material
or the demolition of a structure. (5) CONTRACT LOCATOR. Any person contracted with an operator
specifically to determine and mark the approximate location of the...
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Section 5-13B-41 Definitions. For purposes of this article: (a) The term "bank" means
any bank as defined in: Section 2(c) of the Bank Holding Company Act (12 U.S.C. §1841(c));
Section 3(a)(1) of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act (12 U.S.C. §1813(a)(1)), other than
a branch of a foreign bank; or, as the context may require, in Chapter 5A, Title 5. The term
"bank" as used in this article shall not in any event include a foreign bank or
a branch or agency of a foreign bank. (b) The term "foreign bank" means any company
organized under the laws of a foreign country, a territory of the United States, Puerto Rico,
Guam, American Samoa, or the Virgin Islands, that engages directly in the business of banking.
The term includes foreign commercial banks, foreign merchant banks, and other foreign institutions
that engage in banking activities usual in connection with the business of banking in the
countries where such foreign institutions are organized or operating. (c) The term "out-of-state...
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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 11-47-170 Acquisition of lands, easements, etc., by municipality; limitations on condemnation.
(a) Except as otherwise provided in subsection (b), whenever in the judgment of the council,
commission, or other governing body of a city or town it may be necessary or expedient for
the carrying out and full exercise of any power granted by the applicable provisions of this
title or any other applicable provision of law, the town or city shall have full power and
authority to acquire by purchase the necessary lands or rights, easements, or interests therein,
thereunder, or thereover or, for the purposes for which private property may be acquired by
condemnation, may proceed to condemn the same in the manner provided by this article, or by
the general laws of this state governing the taking of lands or the acquiring of interests
therein for the uses for which private property may be taken, and such proceedings shall be
governed in every respect by the general laws of this state...
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Section 11-92C-2 Definitions. For the purposes of this chapter, the following words have the
following meanings: (1) APPLICANT. A natural person who files a written application with the
governing body of any authorizing subdivision in accordance with Section 11-92C-3. (2) AUTHORITY.
Any local redevelopment authority organized pursuant to this chapter. (3) AUTHORIZING RESOLUTION.
A resolution adopted by the governing body of any authorizing subdivision in accordance with
Section 11-92C-3, which authorizes the incorporation of the authority. (4) AUTHORIZING SUBDIVISION.
Any county or municipality that has adopted an authorizing resolution. (5) BOARD. The board
of directors of an authority. (6) BONDS. Any bonds, notes, certificates, or any other form
of indebtedness representing an obligation to pay money. (7) CONTIGUOUS. Two or more tracts
of land if touching for a continuous distance of not less than 200 feet. The term shall include
tracts of land divided by bodies of water, streets,...
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Section 11-98-1 Definitions. (a) As used in this chapter, the following words and terms have
the following meanings, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise: (1) AUTOMATIC NUMBER
IDENTIFICATION. An enhanced 911 service capability that enables the automatic display of the
10-digit telephone number used to place a 911 call. The term includes pseudo-automatic number
identification, which means an enhanced 911 service capability that enables identification
of the subscriber. (2) CMRS. Commercial mobile radio service under Sections 3(27) and 332(d)
of the Federal Telecommunications Act of 1996, 47 U.S.C. §151 et seq., and Omnibus Budget
Reconciliation Act of 1993, Pub. L. 103-66, Aug. 10, 1993, 107 Stat. 312. The term includes
the term wireless and service provider by any wireless real time two-way voice communication
device, including radio-telephone communications used in cellular telephone service, personal
communication service, or the functional or competitive equivalent of a...
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Section 23-1-294 Advisory Council. (a) The Advisory Council shall consist of a member of the
Alabama House of Representatives appointed by the Speaker of the House, a member of the Alabama
Senate appointed by the Lieutenant Governor, one member appointed by each member of the Designating
Committee, three persons appointed from the state at-large by the Governor, and one representative
appointed by the Governor from each of the following groups or organizations: (1) Scenic Alabama.
(2) Alabama Environmental Council. (3) The outdoor advertising industry. (4) The Alabama Wildlife
Federation. (5) A business, industry, or trade association or professional organization having
its principal programs extending generally throughout the state, and having a demonstrated
concern for balancing economic growth with protection for the environment and increased recreational
opportunities. (6) Public utilities. (7) Tourism associations. (8) Real estate associations.
(9) Regional planning commissions....
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