2013 Code of Alabama
Title 14 - CRIMINAL CORRECTIONAL AND DETENTION FACILITIES.
Chapter 15 - ALABAMA PRISONER LITIGATION REFORM ACT.
Section 14-15-3 - Definitions.


AL Code § 14-15-3 (2013) What's This?
Section 14-15-3Definitions.

For purposes of this chapter, the following words shall have the following meanings:

(1) ADMINISTRATIVE REMEDIES. Written policies adopted or approved by the Alabama Department of Corrections and any private company or contractor providing any services within any correctional facility which establish an internal procedure requiring an inmate to file a written complaint to the department, correctional authorities, or any private company or contractor prior to filing a pro se civil action for claims related to the conditions of confinement or the effect of actions by government officials on the lives of prisoners incarcerated in prison.

(2) AVAILABLE. All administrative remedies adopted or approved by the department and any private company or contractor providing any services within any correctional facility which address claims of the kind asserted by the prisoner even if the administrative remedies do not allow the prisoner the particular kind of relief sought.

(3) DEPARTMENT. The Alabama Department of Corrections.

(Act 2013-115, §3.)

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