2019 Code of Alabama
Title 41 - State Government.
Chapter 9 - Boards and Commissions.
Article 9A - Alabama Memorial Preservation Act
Section 41-9-231

Universal Citation: AL Code § 41-9-231 (2019)
Section 41-9-231Definitions.

For the purposes of this article, the following terms shall have the following meanings:

(1) ARCHITECTURALLY SIGNIFICANT BUILDING. A building located on public property that by its very nature, inherent design, or structure constitutes a monument.

(2) COMMITTEE. The Committee on Alabama Monument Protection created by this article.

(3) MEMORIAL BUILDING. A building, structure, park, or other institution, other than a Memorial School, that is located on public property and has been erected for, or named or dedicated in honor of, an event, a person, a group, a movement, or military service.

(4) MEMORIAL SCHOOL. A K-12 or two-year postsecondary institution or facility that is located on public property and has been erected for, or named or dedicated in honor of, an event, a person, a group, a movement, or military service.

(5) MEMORIAL STREET. A street that is located on public property and has been constructed for, or named or dedicated in honor of, an event, a person, a group, a movement, or military service.

(6) MONUMENT. A statue, portrait, or marker intended at the time of dedication to be a permanent memorial to an event, a person, a group, a movement, or military service that is part of the history of the people or geography now comprising the State of Alabama. The term does not include signage bearing historical or interpretive text, commonly known as a historical marker or wayside exhibit, or portraits or plaques installed by temporary means and not intended to be permanent at the time of installation.

(7) PUBLIC PROPERTY. All property owned or leased by the State of Alabama; any county, municipal, or metropolitan government in the state; or any other entity created by act of the Legislature to perform any public function.

(Act 2017-354, §2.)
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