2020 Code of Alabama
Title 11 - Counties and Municipal Corporations.
Title 1 - Provisions Applicable to Counties Only.
Chapter 26 - Self-Insurance for Compensation, Hospitalization, etc.; Benefits.
Section 11-26-1 - Workers' Compensation Group Authorized; Counties as Qualified Self-Insurers.
Workers' compensation group authorized; counties as qualified self-insurers.
Any county or group of counties, either individually or collectively, may establish a workers' compensation self-insurance group for the purpose of providing workers' compensation benefits for county officials and county employees. Member counties may appropriate such funds as necessary to the workers' compensation self-insurance group to provide such workers' compensation benefits. Member counties shall by the terms of this chapter be qualified as self-insurers under Title 25, Chapter 5, as amended generally and Section 25-5-9, specifically and such workers' compensation group shall be governed by the provisions of Sections 25-5-1 through 25-5-231, as amended.
(Acts 1981, No. 81-265, p. 348, §1.)