Section 9-8A-1 Definitions. The following words and phrases used in this chapter, and others
evidently intended as the equivalent thereof, shall, in the absence of clear implication herein
otherwise, have the following respective meanings: (1) ALLOCATED FUNDS. That portion of the
funds appropriated to the commission that are allocated by the commission to the soil and
water conservation district in each county of the state. (2) AUTHORIZED INVESTMENTS. Bonds
or other obligations of, or guaranteed by, the United States of America or the state, or interest
bearing bank and savings and loan association deposits or obligations, obligations of any
agency of the United States of America, any obligations in which a state chartered savings
and loan association may invest its funds, any agreement to repurchase any of the foregoing,
or any thereof. (3) COMMISSION. The Alabama Agricultural and Conservation Development Commission
organized pursuant to the provisions of the Constitution of Alabama...
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Section 25-4-10 Employment. (a) Subject to other provisions of this chapter, "employment"
means: (1) Any service performed prior to January 1, 1978, which was employment as defined
in this section prior to such date and, subject to the other provisions of this section, services
performed for remuneration after December 31, 1977, including service in interstate commerce,
by: a. Any officer of a corporation; or b. Any individual who, under the usual common law
rules applicable in determining the employer-employee relationship, has the status of an employee;
or c. Any individual other than an individual who is an employee under paragraphs a. or b.
of this subdivision (1) who performs services for remuneration for any person: 1. As an agent-driver
or commission-driver engaged in distributing meat products, bakery products, beverages (other
than milk) or laundry or dry cleaning services for a principal; 2. As a traveling or city
salesman engaged upon a full-time basis in the solicitation on...
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Section 40-23-4 Exemptions. (a) There are exempted from the provisions of this division and
from the computation of the amount of the tax levied, assessed, or payable under this division
the following: (1) The gross proceeds of the sales of lubricating oil and gasoline as defined
in Sections 40-17-30 and 40-17-170 and the gross proceeds from those sales of lubricating
oil destined for out-of-state use which are transacted in a manner whereby an out-of-state
purchaser takes delivery of such oil at a distributor's plant within this state and transports
it out-of-state, which are otherwise taxed. (2) The gross proceeds of the sale, or sales,
of fertilizer when used for agricultural purposes. The word "fertilizer" shall not
be construed to include cottonseed meal, when not in combination with other materials. (3)
The gross proceeds of the sale, or sales, of seeds for planting purposes and baby chicks and
poults. Nothing herein shall be construed to exempt or exclude from the computation of...
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Section 9-8-25 Powers and duties of districts; performance of work on private lands; acquisition,
etc., of land by public bodies; exemption from taxation. (a) A soil and water conservation
district organized under this article shall constitute a governmental subdivision of this
state and a public body, corporate and politic, exercising public powers, and such district
and the supervisors thereof shall have the following powers, in addition to others granted
in other sections of this article: (1) To carry out preventive and control measures within
the district including, but not limited to, engineering operations, methods of cultivation,
the growing of vegetation, changes in use of land, and other erosion control measures on lands
owned or controlled by this state or any of its agencies with the consent and cooperation
of the agency administering and having jurisdiction thereof and on any other lands within
the district upon obtaining the consent of the owner of such lands or the...
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Section 9-8-20 Definitions. Wherever used or referred to in this article, unless a different
meaning clearly appears from the context: (1) DISTRICT or SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICT.
A governmental subdivision of this state and a public body corporate and politic organized
in accordance with the provisions of this article for the purposes, with the powers and subject
to the restrictions set forth in this article. (2) SUPERVISOR. One of the members of the governing
body of a district appointed in accordance with the provisions of this article. (3) COMMITTEE
or STATE SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION COMMITTEE. The agency created in Section 9-8-22. (4)
PETITION. A petition filed under the provisions of subsection (a) of Section 9-8-23 for the
creation of a district. (5) STATE. The State of Alabama. (6) AGENCY OF THIS STATE. Such term
includes the government of this state and any subdivision, agency or instrumentality, corporate
or otherwise, of the government of this state. (7) UNITED...
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Section 11-89-1 Definitions. When used in this chapter, the following words and phrases shall
have the following meanings, respectively, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:
(1) APPLICANT. A natural person who files a written application with the governing body of
any county or municipality or public corporation or cooperative in accordance with the provisions
of Section 11-89-3. (2) AUTHORIZING RESOLUTION. A resolution, adopted by a governing body
in accordance with the provisions of Section 11-89-3, that authorizes the incorporation of
a district. (3) AUTHORIZING SUBDIVISION. Any county or municipality or public corporation
or cooperative the governing body of which shall have adopted an authorizing resolution. (4)
BOARD. The board of directors of a district. (5) BONDS. Bonds, notes and certificates representing
an obligation to pay money. (6) CONCISE LEGAL DESCRIPTION. A reasonably concise description
of a particular geographic area which may be by metes and bounds or by...
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Section 11-99A-2 Definitions. In this chapter the following words shall have the following
meanings: (1) APPOINTING GOVERNMENT. The municipality or county that approves the creation
of a district and appoints members to the board. (2) BOARD. The board of directors of a district.
(3) CONTIGUOUS. Two tracts of land if touching for a continuous distance of not less than
200 feet. The term includes tracts of land divided by bodies of water, streets, railroad,
or utility rights-of-way, or by land owned by any public person. In determining whether land
is contiguous with a municipality, (i) land separated by bodies of water, streets, or railroad,
or utility rights-of-way is contiguous even though the bodies of water, streets, or rights-of-way
are within the city limits of another municipality and (ii) land separated by land owned by
a public person is not contiguous if the land owned by the public person is within the city
limits of another municipality. (4) COUNCIL. The governing body of a...
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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 22-30D-3 Definitions. Unless otherwise defined in this chapter, the definitions of
terms included in Section 22-30-3 shall be applicable to this chapter. For the purposes of
this chapter, the following terms have the following meanings: (1) ABANDONED DRYCLEANING FACILITY.
Any real property premises or individual leasehold space located in this state owned by any
person in which a drycleaning facility or wholesale distribution facility formerly operated;
provided, however, that any owner or operator or wholesale distributor who shall have elected
not to be covered by the provisions of this chapter shall not be considered a person owning
or leasing such a facility for the purposes of this chapter. (2) ADJACENT LAND OWNER. Any
owner, lessor, or mortgagee of any real property onto which contamination from a drycleaning
facility, abandoned drycleaning facility, or wholesale distribution facility of any owner
or operator or wholesale distributor who shall have elected to be covered...
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Section 11-89-7 Powers of district generally; power of district to acquire, operate, etc.,
systems, etc., outside service area; provisions in schedules of rates and charges generally.
(a) The district shall have the following powers, together with all powers incidental thereto
or necessary to the discharge thereof in corporate form: (1) To have succession by its corporate
name for the duration of time (which may be perpetuity, subject to the provisions of Section
11-89-17) specified in its certificate of incorporation; (2) To sue and be sued in its own
name in civil actions, except as otherwise provided in this chapter, and to defend civil actions
against it; (3) To adopt and make use of a corporate seal and to alter the same at pleasure;
(4) To adopt and alter bylaws for the regulation and conduct of its affairs and business;
(5) To acquire, receive, and take, by purchase, gift, lease, devise, or otherwise, and to
hold property of every description, real, personal, or mixed, whether...
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