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For the purposes of this chapter, the following terms shall have the following meanings:
(1) Alabama Trust Fund. The Alabama Trust Fund created by Amendment No. 450 to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901.
(2) Education Trust Fund. An account in the State Treasury into which are deposited certain revenues paid to the State of Alabama that are earmarked or set aside for appropriation for public educational purposes.
(3) Education Trust Fund Rainy Day Account. The special account created within the Alabama Trust Fund by Amendment No. 803 to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901.
(4) Fiscal year. The fiscal year of the State of Alabama that begins on October 1 and ends on September 30.
(5) Fiscal Year Appropriation Cap. The maximum amount of appropriations that may be made from the Education Trust Fund for any fiscal year pursuant to this chapter.
(6) New recurring revenue. Revenue of any kind or type constituting a new annual source of money that has been enacted, established, or provided for prior to the first day of the fiscal year of which it is to first be included in the calculation of the Fiscal Year Appropriation Cap for the Education Trust Fund.
(7) Nonrecurring revenue. Revenue of any kind or type that is deposited into the Education Trust Fund and that is not recurring revenue. Any balance remaining in the Education Trust Fund at the end of any fiscal year, and transfers from the Education Trust Fund Proration Prevention Account, the Education Trust Fund Rainy Day Account, and the Education Trust Fund Budget Stabilization Fund shall be nonrecurring revenue.
(8) Recurring revenue. Any permanent and continuing source of revenue of any kind or type that has been enacted, established, or provided for in fiscal years prior to the fiscal year for which it is to be included in the calculation of the fiscal year appropriation cap for the Education Trust Fund. Recurring revenue shall not include any balance remaining in the Education Trust Fund at the end of any fiscal year. Once a new recurring revenue produces a source of revenue for one complete fiscal year, it becomes a recurring revenue.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Alabama Code Title 29. Legislature § 29-9-2 - last updated January 01, 2019 | https://codes.findlaw.com/al/title-29-legislature/al-code-sect-29-9-2/
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