2018 Code of Alabama
Title 16 - EDUCATION.
Chapter 33C - WALLACE-FOLSOM PREPAID COLLEGE TUITION TRUST FUND.
Section 16-33C-3 - Definitions.

Universal Citation: AL Code § 16-33C-3 (2018)
Section 16-33C-3Definitions.

The following terms as used in this chapter shall have the meanings ascribed to them, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:

(1) ABLE PROGRAM. The Achieving a Better Life Experience Program established pursuant to this chapter and defined in Section 529A of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended, or other applicable federal law, to assist individuals and families to save private funds to support individuals with disabilities to maintain health, independence, and quality of life.

(2) ABLE SAVINGS ACCOUNT. An individual ABLE trust fund account established by a contributor pursuant to this chapter to apply distributions from the account toward qualified disability expenses for an eligible designated beneficiary, both terms as defined in Section 529A of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended, or other applicable federal law.

(3) ABLE TRUST FUND. The fiduciary trust fund established pursuant to this chapter comprised of separate and segregated ABLE savings accounts as established by savings agreements.

(4) ACES ADMINISTRATIVE FUND. The ACES Administrative Fund created in Section 16-33C-10.

(5) ACES PROGRAM. The Alabama College Education Savings Program, a qualified program established pursuant to this chapter and as defined in Section 529 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended, or other applicable federal law, to assist individuals and families to save funds for the purpose of meeting the qualified higher education expenses of the designated beneficiary.

(6) ACES SAVINGS ACCOUNT. An individual ACES account held in the ACES Trust Fund established by a contributor pursuant to this chapter in order to apply distributions from the account toward qualified higher education expenses at eligible educational institutions for an eligible designated beneficiary, with terms as defined in Section 529 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended, or other applicable federal law.

(7) ACES TRUST FUND. The fiduciary trust fund created in Section 16-33C-10.

(8) CONTRIBUTOR. Any person who contributes money to an ACES Program savings account or an ABLE Program savings account established pursuant to this chapter on behalf of a designated beneficiary and who is listed as the owner of the savings account.

(9) DESIGNATED BENEFICIARY. The eligible individual named as the beneficiary of an ABLE savings account, ACES savings account, or PACT contract established pursuant to this chapter.

(10) LEGISLATURE. The Legislature of Alabama.

(11) PACT ADMINISTRATIVE FUND. The PACT Administrative Fund created in subsection (c) of Section 16-33C-6.

(12) PACT BOARD. The board of directors and trustees of the PACT Trust Fund.

(13) PACT CONTRACT. A contract entered into by the board and a participant in the PACT Program.

(14) PACT PROGRAM. The Alabama Prepaid Affordable College Tuition Program created in subsection (a) of Section 16-33C-6.

(15) PACT TRUST FUND. The fiduciary trust fund created in subsection (b) of Section 16-33C-6.

(16) PLAN. The Wallace-Folsom Savings Investment Plan established pursuant to this chapter that consists of the PACT Program, the ACES Program, and the ABLE Program.

(17) PURCHASER. A person who is obligated to make contract payments in accordance with a PACT contract entered into pursuant to this chapter.

(18) SAVINGS AGREEMENT. An agreement entered into between the Savings Board and a contributor establishing an ACES or ABLE savings account.

(19) SAVINGS BOARD. The Board of Directors of the ABLE Program and ACES Program, and trustees of the ABLE Trust Fund and ACES Trust Fund.

(20) STATE TREASURER. The State Treasurer of Alabama.

(Acts 1989, No. 89-862, p. 1717, §3; Acts 1990, No. 90-570, p. 970, §1; Act 2001-427, p. 544, §1; Act 2010-725, p. 1800, §7; Act 2015-442, §1.)
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