Ala. Admin. Code r. 832-X-1-.01 - Definitions

As used by the Alabama Security Regulatory Board, the following words and phrases shall have the following meanings respectively.

(1) References to Statute. Unless otherwise indicated, any reference to any statute shall be a reference to the Code of Alabama 1975, as amended.
(2) Act. Act 2009-640, codified as Code of Ala. 1975, §34-27C.
(3) Applicant. Any business or person that has applied to the Board for licensure or certification.
(4) Conviction. The entry of a plea of guilty or a guilty verdict rendered by any court of competent jurisdiction.
(5) Moral turpitude. For the purposes of the Act, this term shall mean any; sexual offense, including soliciting prostitution, violent offense, controlled substance or narcotics offense, or any offense involving theft, theft of services, extortion, receiving stolen property, identity theft, forgery, fraud, tampering with records, bribery, perjury, or any similar offense in any jurisdiction.
(6) Under Contract. For the purposes of § 34-27C-1(9), this term shall mean the performance of any regulated service or activity for wages. Nothing in this definition or any other section of the Act shall be interpreted to create or require an employment contract between any person and any Contract Security Company.
(7) Undefined words or terms. Words or terms not otherwise explicitly defined by statute or rules adopted by the Board shall have the usual, customary and reasonable meaning of the word or term as commonly interpreted in general business communications.
(8) Business Manager. An employee of a Contract Security Company who exercises managerial authority in order to accomplish the business goals of the Contract Security Company.
(9) Contact Hour. A minimum of 50 minutes of instruction given to class attendees in a 1 hour time period.
(10) Uncertified Trainers. Any person other than a Certified Trainer with the experience, knowledge, skill or abilities to conduct a course of instruction relevant to Board training requirements.
(11) Independent Instructor Certifying Authority: an established business entity, other than a manufacturer, that has a multi-year documented history of providing training to criminal justice agencies and officers.
(12) Less Lethal Weapon: any tool, implement, instrument, device, or object where the primary means of utilization is to impart less-than-lethal physical force or coercion against a person by any means; including, but not limited to, impact instruments, defensive chemical sprays, and electroshock devices.
(13) Restraints: any tool, implement, instrument, device, or object where the primary means of utilization is intended to limit the freedom of movement of a person; including, but not limited to; handcuffs, leg irons/cuffs, thumbcuffs, disposable restraints, hobbles, or similar.
(14) Lesson Plan. A detailed description of a course of instruction.
(15) Training Record. Any document containing information related to the conduct of, attendance at, failure or successful competition of any Board required training; to include, but not limited to, lesson plans, class attendance and/or sign-in sheets, class handouts, overhead projector sheets, any local computer files used during any period of instruction, information necessary to identify and/or locate any web-based material/video used, test materials, test score sheets and any other similar documents.
(16) Qualification Attempt. Firing a shot to begin a Board approved course of fire with the intent to meet a Board firearm qualification requirement.


Ala. Admin. Code r. 832-X-1-.01
New Rule: Filed January 26, 2011; effective March 2, 2011. Amended: Filed June 29, 2012; effective August 3, 2012. Amended: Filed February 24, 2014; effective March 31, 2014. Amended by Alabama Administrative Monthly Volume XXXIII, Issue No. 10, July 31, 2015, eff. 8/19/2015.

Author: Alabama Security Regulatory Board

Statutory Authority: Code of Ala. 1975, § 34-27C-3(a)(1).

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