Contributors allowed to supplement care of impaired persons; assets of trustees.
(a) Contributors may supplement the care, support, habilitation, and treatment of impaired persons pursuant to this chapter. Neither the contribution to the AFT Trust for the benefit of a life beneficiary nor the use of AFT Trust assets to provide benefits shall in any way reduce, impair, or diminish the benefits to which a person is otherwise entitled by law. The establishment and administration of the AFT Trust shall not be taken into consideration in appropriations for the department to render services required by law.
(b) The assets held by the trustee and assets held in the AFT Trust and the AFT Charitable Trust pursuant to this chapter shall not be considered state money, assets of the state, or revenue for any purpose of the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, or statute or any other state's constitution or statute. The assets held by the trustee and its income and operations shall be exempt from all state and local taxation.
(Acts 1994, No. 94-579, p. 1054, §3; Act 2006-604, p. 1658, §1; Act 2013-366, p. 1313, §1.)Section: Previous 38-9b-1 38-9b-2 38-9b-3 38-9b-4 38-9b-5 38-9b-6 38-9b-7 Next
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