2006 Alabama Code - Section 25-4-131 — Election of coverage under chapter by employing units and political subdivisions.

(a) Any employing unit (except one whose employment is specifically exempt under the provisions of subsection (b) of Section 25-4-10) not otherwise subject to this chapter which files with the director its written election to become an employer subject hereto for not less than two calendar years shall, with the written approval of such election by the director, become an employer subject hereto to the same extent as all other employers as of the date stated in such approval.

(b) Prior to January 1, 1978, any political subdivision of this state may elect at the beginning of any calendar quarter beginning on or after January 1, 1972, for a period of not less than two calendar years, to cover under this chapter service performed by employees in all of the hospitals and institutions of higher education, as defined in subsections (c) and (e) of Section 25-4-10, operated by such political subdivision. Election is to be made by filing with the director a notice of such election at least 30 days prior to the effective date of such election.

(Acts 1939, No. 497, p. 721; Code 1940, T. 26, §225; Acts 1943, No. 310, p. 281, §11; Acts 1945, No. 283, p. 449, §11; Acts 1955, No. 30, p. 249; Acts 1965, No. 390, p. 548, §7; Acts 1971, No. 166, p. 440, §14; Acts 1978, 1st Ex. Sess., No. 1, p. 5, §10.)

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