Sections
Subchapter I Registration Officers 2001 – 2006
Subchapter II Procedure at Registration Place 2011 – 2016
Subchapter IV Registration by Mail 2031 – 2033
Subchapter V Registration Deadlines 2036 – 2039
Subchapter VI Transfer of Registration; Change of Name; Change of Party Affiliation 2041 – 2049
Subchapter VII Agency Based Registration 2050 – 2053
Subchapter VIII Registration by Governmental and Private Entities 2060 – 2065

Terms Used In Delaware Code > Title 15 > Chapter 20

  • Adjourn: A motion to adjourn a legislative chamber or a committee, if passed, ends that day's session.
  • Administrator: shall mean the program chief of the paramedic services responsible for advanced life support and the administration of the Delaware Paramedic Services Act;

    (2) "Advanced life support" (ALS) shall have the same definition as is set forth in Chapter 97 of this title;

    (3) "Basic life support" (BLS) shall have the same definition as is set forth in Chapter 97 of this title;

    (4) "Board" shall mean the Board of Medical Licensure and Discipline;

    (5) "Certification" means original certification as a paramedic by the Board of Medical Licensure and Discipline. See

  • Advice and consent: Under the Constitution, presidential nominations for executive and judicial posts take effect only when confirmed by the Senate, and international treaties become effective only when the Senate approves them by a two-thirds vote.
  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Ballot: means those portions of cardboard, paper or other material to be placed within the ballot frames of a voting machine or to be used for absentee voting in order to list the names of the offices to be voted for, the name of each candidate and the designation of the party by which the candidate is nominated, a space for the voter to write in the name of any candidate of that voter's choice for any office, and the statement of any question submitted with provision for a "yes" or "no" vote. See Delaware Code Title 15 Sec. 101
  • Bank holding company: means a company, as defined by the federal Bank Holding Company Act of 1956 (12 U. See Delaware Code Title 5 Sec. 851
  • Board: means the Enhanced 911 Emergency Reporting System Service Board. See Delaware Code Title 16 Sec. 6620
  • Board: means that body of individuals appointed by the Governor and confirmed by the Senate to serve or who otherwise serve as the State Board of Elections in accordance with Chapter 2 of this title, and are, as such, vested with the responsibility and power to see to the administration of the election laws of this State as more particularly defined in this title. See Delaware Code Title 15 Sec. 101
  • Certification: means original certification as a paramedic by the Board of Medical Licensure and Discipline. See
  • Commission: shall mean the Public Service Commission. See Delaware Code Title 16 Sec. 6620
  • Commissioner: means the State Election Commissioner. See Delaware Code Title 15 Sec. 101
  • Committee membership: Legislators are assigned to specific committees by their party. Seniority, regional balance, and political philosophy are the most prominent factors in the committee assignment process.
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • County paramedic service: shall mean the paramedic service operated pursuant to this chapter by a county with its own employees or under contract with another governmental entity;

    (8) "Criminal history" means a person's entire criminal history record from the State Bureau of Identification and the person's entire federal criminal history record maintained by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. See

  • Criminal history: means a person's entire criminal history record from the State Bureau of Identification and the person's entire federal criminal history record maintained by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. See
  • Delaware bank holding company: means a bank holding company with bank subsidiaries whose operations are principally conducted in Delaware. See Delaware Code Title 5 Sec. 851
  • Delaware savings and loan holding company: means a savings and loan holding company (as defined in the Home Owners' Loan Act, as amended, at 12 U. See Delaware Code Title 5 Sec. 861
  • Delaware savings bank: means a savings bank organized and existing under the laws of this State that is not a bank as defined in § 2(c) of the Bank Holding Company Act of 1956, as amended, 12 U. See Delaware Code Title 5 Sec. 861
  • Department: shall mean the Delaware Department of Health and Social Services;

    (11) "Emergency medical services (EMS) provider" shall mean individual providers certified by the Delaware State Fire Prevention Commission or the Office of EMS, or emergency medical dispatchers certified by the National Academy of Emergency Medical Dispatch. See

  • Department: means the Department of Health and Social Services. See Delaware Code Title 16 Sec. 101
  • Department: means the State Department of Elections, consisting of the State Board of Elections and such staff as the Board shall appoint under this title, but shall not include the State Election Commissioner. See Delaware Code Title 15 Sec. 101
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • Director: means the Director of the Division of Public Health, or such persons as may be designated by the Director. See Delaware Code Title 16 Sec. 101
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Division: means the Division of Public Health. See Delaware Code Title 16 Sec. 101
  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
  • Election officers: means the inspector of election, the 2 judges of election and the clerks of election who are appointed for each election district under § 4701 of this title. See Delaware Code Title 15 Sec. 101
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Freedom of Information Act: A federal law that mandates that all the records created and kept by federal agencies in the executive branch of government must be open for public inspection and copying. The only exceptions are those records that fall into one of nine exempted categories listed in the statute. Source: OCC
  • Fund: means the 911 Emergency Reporting System Service Fund created by Chapter 101 of this title. See Delaware Code Title 16 Sec. 6620
  • Infant: means a person who has not reached the age of 18 years. See Delaware Code Title 6 Sec. 4307
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Maternal depression: means a wide range of emotional and psychological reactions that a woman may experience during pregnancy or after childbirth, as the range of reactions is defined in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. See Delaware Code Title 15 Sec. 3101
  • minor child: means a person who has not reached the age of 18 years. See Delaware Code Title 6 Sec. 4307
  • Month: means a calendar month, unless otherwise expressed. See Delaware Code Title 6 Sec. 4307
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Office: shall mean the Office of Emergency Medical Services, of the Division of Public Health, Department of Health and Social Services;

    (18) "Paramedic staff hour" shall mean 1 full hour of a paramedic on duty. See

  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • political party: means any political organization which elects a state committee and officers of a state committee, by a state convention composed of delegates elected from each representative district in which the party has registered members, and which nominates candidates for electors of President and Vice-President, or nominates candidates for offices to be decided at the general election. See Delaware Code Title 15 Sec. 101
  • Primary election: means an election at which voters registered as members of a major political party may vote to determine the nominees of that political party for the general election. See Delaware Code Title 15 Sec. 101
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Provider: shall mean a telecommunications service provider, including a wireless provider, any other provider that is required to or opts to provide 911 service, or any intermediate entity or pass through agent providing telecommunications services. See Delaware Code Title 16 Sec. 6620
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Recourse: An arrangement in which a bank retains, in form or in substance, any credit risk directly or indirectly associated with an asset it has sold (in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles) that exceeds a pro rata share of the bank's claim on the asset. If a bank has no claim on an asset it has sold, then the retention of any credit risk is recourse. Source: FDIC
  • Registration officers: means the registrar, assistant registrar and alternate registrars appointed by the Department as defined in this section. See Delaware Code Title 15 Sec. 101
  • Registration record: means a voter's registration record maintained in the State's Election Management System, the list or file of registered voters sent to each election district for use by election officers on the day of the election, and until determined obsolete, it also applies to a voter's record maintained in the county master file. See Delaware Code Title 15 Sec. 101
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Secretary: shall mean the Secretary of the Department of Safety and Homeland Security. See Delaware Code Title 16 Sec. 6620
  • Secretary: means the Secretary of the Department of Health and Social Services or such persons as may be designated by the Secretary. See Delaware Code Title 16 Sec. 101
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • Signature: means both a written signature conforming to § 302(23) of Title 1 and a digital or electronic signature that is an electronic sound, symbol or process attached to or logically associated with a document and executed or adopted by a person with the intent to sign the document as specified by the State Election Commissioner. See Delaware Code Title 15 Sec. 101
  • State EMS Medical Director: shall mean a physician who is board-certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine and/or by the Osteopathic Board of Emergency Medicine and who shall be the chief physician for the statewide emergency medical system and under whose license all EMS providers shall operate for the purpose of delivering the standing orders of the statewide standard treatment protocol;

    (22) "Statewide ALS treatment protocol" shall mean written and uniform treatment and care plans for emergency and critical patients statewide that constitute the standing orders of paramedics. See

  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Tort: A civil wrong or breach of a duty to another person, as outlined by law. A very common tort is negligent operation of a motor vehicle that results in property damage and personal injury in an automobile accident.
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • United States: includes its territories and possessions and the District of Columbia. See Delaware Code Title 6 Sec. 4307
  • wireless plan: means a document to be prepared, maintained and kept current by the Board providing for all aspects of the development, implementation, operation and maintenance of a statewide wireless E-911 system, including the exclusive authority to approve wireless provider service agreements, advise regarding technical standards, formulate technical plans and determine permitted uses of and amounts disbursed from the 911-Enhanced Emergency Reporting Fund to wireless carriers as of January 1, 2002, pursuant to § 10104 of this title. See Delaware Code Title 16 Sec. 6620
  • Wireless service: means commercial mobile radio service as defined under §§ 3(33) and 332(d) of the Communications Act of 1934 [47 USC §§ 153(33) and 322(d)], as amended by the federal Telecommunications Act of 1996 (47 U. See Delaware Code Title 16 Sec. 6620
  • Wireline: means telecommunications service provided in part over fixed physical access facilities, such as wires and cables, between residences or businesses and a telephone company switching office. See Delaware Code Title 16 Sec. 6620
  • Year: means a calendar year, and is equivalent to the words "year of our Lord. See Delaware Code Title 6 Sec. 4307