Section 11-97-8 Powers of corporation; location of facilities of corporation. (a) Every corporation
shall have all of the powers necessary and convenient to carry out and effectuate the purposes
and provisions of this chapter, including (without limiting the generality of the foregoing)
the following powers: (1) To have succession in its corporate name for the duration of time
(which may be in perpetuity, subject to the provisions of Section 11-97-22 hereof) specified
in its certificate of incorporation; (2) To sue and be sued in its own name in civil suits
and actions and to defend suits against it; (3) To adopt and make use of a corporate seal
and to alter the same at pleasure; (4) To adopt, alter, and repeal bylaws, regulations, and
rules, not inconsistent with the provisions of this chapter, for the regulation and conduct
of its affairs and business; (5) To acquire, whether by gift, purchase, transfer, foreclosure,
lease, or otherwise, to construct and to expand, improve, operate,...
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Section 16-18A-4 Powers and duties. The purpose of the authority shall be to assist institutions
for higher education in the construction, financing and refinancing of the projects. The exercise
by the authority of the powers conferred by this chapter shall be deemed and held to be the
performance of an essential public function. For the purpose of this chapter, the authority
shall have the powers and duties set forth in this section. (1) To adopt an official seal
and alter the same at its pleasure. (2) To sue and be sued in contract and in tort and to
complain and defend in all courts of law and equity. (3) To maintain an office at such place
or places as it may designate. (4) To determine the location and character of any project
financed under this chapter, to acquire, construct, reconstruct, remodel, maintain, manage,
enlarge, alter, add to, repair, operate, lease as lessee or lessor, sell or otherwise dispose
of, any project in any manner it deems to the best advantage of the...
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Section 40-20-1 Definitions. For the purpose of this article, the following terms shall have
the respective meanings ascribed by this section: (1) DEPARTMENT. The state Department of
Revenue. (2) ANNUAL. The calendar year or the taxpayer's fiscal year, when permission is obtained
from the department to use a fiscal year as a tax period in lieu of a calendar year. (3) VALUE.
The sale price or market value at the mouth of the well. If the oil or gas is exchanged for
something other than cash, if there is no sale at the time of severance or if the relation
between the buyer and the seller is such that the consideration paid, if any, is not indicative
of the true value or market price, then the department shall determine the value of the oil
or gas subject to the tax hereinafter provided for, considering the sale price for cash of
oil or gas of like quality. (4) OIL. Crude petroleum oil and other hydrocarbons regardless
of gravity which are produced at the well in liquid form by ordinary...
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Section 10A-1-1.03 Definitions. As used in this title, unless the context otherwise requires,
the following terms mean: (1) AFFILIATE. A person who controls, is controlled by, or is under
common control with another person. An affiliate of an individual includes the spouse, or
a parent or sibling thereof, of the individual, or a child, grandchild, sibling, parent, or
spouse of any thereof, of the individual, or an individual having the same home as the individual,
or a trust or estate of which an individual specified in this sentence is a substantial beneficiary;
a trust, estate, incompetent, conservatee, protected person, or minor of which the individual
is a fiduciary; or an entity of which the individual is director, general partner, agent,
employee or the governing authority or member of the governing authority. (2) ASSOCIATE. When
used to indicate a relationship with: (A) a domestic or foreign entity for which the person
is: (i) an officer or governing person; or (ii) a beneficial...
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Section 11-50A-1 Definitions. As used in this chapter, the following words shall have the following
meanings unless the context clearly indicates otherwise: (1) AUTHORITY. Alabama Municipal
Electric Authority created pursuant to this chapter and any successor or successors thereto.
(2) BOARD. The board of directors of the authority. (3) BONDS. Any bonds issued by the authority
under the provisions of this chapter, including refunding bonds. (4) BOND ANTICIPATION NOTES.
Short term obligations issued by the authority in anticipation of the issuance of bonds. (5)
COSTS. All costs of acquisition, construction, reconstruction, improvement, equipment, alteration,
repair, or extension of any project; all costs of real and personal property required for
the purposes of any project, including any rights or undivided interest therein; all costs
of easements, franchises, water rights, fees, permits, approvals, licenses, and certificates,
and all costs of securing any permits, approvals, licenses,...
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Section 34-27-50 Definitions. For the purposes of this article, the following terms shall have
the meaning respectively ascribed to them by this section: (1) ACCOMMODATIONS. Any hotel or
motel room, condominium, or cooperative unit, cabin, lodge, apartment, or any other private
or commercial structure designed for occupancy by one or more individuals or any recreational
vehicle campsite or campground. (2) BUSINESS ENTITY. Any individual, corporation, firm, association,
joint venture, partnership, trust, estate, business trust, syndicate, fiduciary, and any other
group or combination which engages in acts or practices in any trade or commerce. (3) CONTRACT.
Any contract, promissory note, credit agreement, negotiable instrument, lease, use agreement,
license, security, or other muniment conferring on the purchaser the rights, benefits, and
obligations of a vacation time-sharing plan. (4) COMMISSION. The Alabama Real Estate Commission.
(5) COMMISSIONER. A member of the Alabama Real Estate...
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Section 8-19A-3 Definitions. As used in this chapter and Chapter 19C, the following terms shall
have the following meanings unless the context clearly indicates otherwise: (1) CALLER IDENTIFICATION
SERVICE. A type of telephone service which permits telephone subscribers to see the telephone
number of incoming telephone calls. (2) COMMERCIAL TELEPHONE SELLER. Any person who engages
in commercial telephone solicitation on his or her own behalf or through salespersons, except
that a commercial telephone seller does not include any of the persons or entities exempted
from this chapter by Section 8-19A-4. A commercial telephone seller does not include a salesperson
as defined in subdivision (15). A commercial telephone seller includes, but is not limited
to, owners, operators, officers, directors, partners, or other individuals engaged in the
management activities of a business entity pursuant to this chapter. (3) COMMERCIAL TELEPHONE
SOLICITATION. a. An unsolicited telephone call to a...
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Section 11-97-2 Definitions. The following words and phrases used in this chapter, and others
evidently intended as the equivalent thereof, shall, in the absence of a clear implication
herein otherwise, be given the following respective interpretations herein: (1) APPLICANT.
A natural person who files a written application with the governing body of any county or
municipality in accordance with the provisions of Section 11-97-3 hereof. (2) AUTHORIZING
RESOLUTION. A resolution of ordinance adopted by the governing body of any county or municipality
in accordance with the provisions of Section 11-97-3 hereof, that authorizes the incorporation
of a corporation. (3) BOARD. The board of directors of a corporation. (4) BONDS. Bonds, notes,
or other obligations representing an obligation to pay money. (5) CORPORATION. Any public
corporation organized pursuant to the provisions of this chapter. (6) COSTS. As applied to
a facility or any portion thereof, shall include all or any part of the...
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Section 22-3A-2 Definitions. The following words and phrases used in this chapter, unless the
context clearly indicates otherwise, shall have the following respective meanings: (1) AUTHORITY.
The public corporation organized pursuant to the provisions of this chapter. (2) BONDS. The
bonds issued under the provisions of this chapter. (3) COUNTY BOARD(S) OF HEALTH. County board(s)
of health provided for in Chapter 3 of Subtitle 1 of Title 22. (4) DIRECTORS. The board of
directors of the authority. (5) GOVERNMENT SECURITIES. Any bonds or other obligations which
as to principal and interest constitute direct obligations of, or are unconditionally guaranteed
by, the United States of America, including obligations of any federal agency to the extent
such obligations are unconditionally guaranteed by the United States of America and any certificates
or any other evidences of an ownership interest in such obligation of, or unconditionally
guaranteed by, the United States of America or in...
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Section 24-4A-2 Definitions. As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings
ascribed to them by this section: (1) COMMISSION. The Alabama Manufactured Housing Commission.
(2) APPROVED. Conforming to the recognized codes and regulatory requirements adopted by the
commission. (3) APPROVED INSPECTION AGENCY. An organization meeting the commission's requirements
to provide inspection of manufactured buildings and to insure compliance with national recognized
codes, and rules and regulations adopted by the commission pursuant to this chapter. (4) LOCAL
GOVERNMENT. A city or county government. (5) MANUFACTURE. The process of making, fabricating,
constructing, forming or assembling a product from raw, unfinished or semifinished materials.
(6) INSTALL. The assembly of a manufactured building, components of manufactured building
on site and the process of affixing a manufactured building to land, a foundation, footings
or an existing building and service connections which...
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