Section 45-19-244

Definitions.

When used in this part, the following words and phrases shall have the following meanings:

(1) DEPARTMENT. The State Department of Revenue.

(2) EARTHEN MATERIALS. Materials covered in this part which include sand, clay, silt, loam, dirt, gravel, rock, sand-gravel, clay-gravel, sand-clay, or any combination thereof, but does not include graphite.

(3) PERSON. Any individual, firm, partnership, corporation, association, or any combination thereof.

(4) PRODUCER. Any person engaging in the business of severing sand, clay, silt, loam, dirt, gravel, rock, sand-gravel, clay-gravel, sand-clay, graphite, or any combination thereof from the soil within Coosa County.

(5) PURCHASER. Any person acquiring title, outright or conditionally, to any interest in sand, clay, silt, loam, dirt, gravel, rock, sand-gravel, clay-gravel, sand-clay, graphite, or any combination thereof.

(6) SEVERING. Mining, stripping, or otherwise taking or removing sand, clay, silt, loam, dirt, gravel, rock, sand-gravel, clay-gravel, sand-clay, graphite, or any combination thereof from the soil within Coosa County.

(7) TON. A short ton of 2,000 pounds.

(8) TRANSPORTER. Any person transporting sand, clay, silt, loam, dirt, gravel, rock, sand-gravel, clay-gravel, sand-clay, graphite, or any combination thereof from the place where it is severed or from any other place to any other place, within or without Coosa County.

(Act 99-544, p. 1177, §1; Act 2019-231, §1.)