Code of Alabama - Title 34: Professions and Businesses - Section 34-8B-2 - Definitions

Section 34-8B-2 - Definitions.

As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the following meanings:

(1) ACRA. The Alabama Court Reporters Association.

(2) BOARD. The Alabama Board of Court Reporting.

(3) CERTIFIED COURT REPORTER (C.C.R.). Any person licensed pursuant to this chapter to practice verbatim reporting.

(4) CERTIFIED SHORTHAND REPORTER (C.S.R.). A designation of certification given by the Alabama Court Reporters Association for its certified members.

(5) COURT REPORTER. Any person who is engaged in the practice of court reporting as a profession, including persons who actually report judicial proceedings in courts and persons who make verbatim records.

(6) COURT REPORTING. The making of a verbatim record by means of manual shorthand, machine shorthand, closed microphone voice dictation silencer, or by other means of personal verbatim reporting of any testimony given under oath before, or for submission to, any court, referee, or court examiner or by any board, commission, or other body, or in any other proceeding where a verbatim record is required. The taking of a deposition is the making of a verbatim record.

(7) CVR. Certified verbatim reporter.

(8) FISCAL YEAR. October 1 through September 30.

(9) FUND. The Alabama Board of Court Reporting Fund.

(10) NCRA. The National Court Reporters Association.

(11) NVRA. The National Verbatim Reporters Association.

(12) RPR. Registered professional reporter.

(13) SECRETARY. A person selected by the board to serve as secretary of the board.

(Act 2006-200, p. 289, §2.)

Last modified: May 3, 2021