Sections
Subchapter I Appointment of Election Officers 4701 – 4709
Subchapter II Instruction of Election Officers 4741

Terms Used In Delaware Code > Title 15 > Chapter 47

  • 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
  • Clerk: means clerk of election. See Delaware Code Title 15 Sec. 101
  • Commissioner: means the State Election Commissioner. See Delaware Code Title 15 Sec. 101
  • Construction: means the first complete building or rebuilding of a highway after it has been converted into a state highway upon a modern engineering design with a permanent foundation of cement, concrete or other equally hard and permanent material and a top dressing of suitable material to economically withstand the wear of the particular traffic to which such highway will probably be subject with an adequate drainage system so that such highway, with reasonable maintenance, can reasonably be expected to endure for upwards of 40 years. See Delaware Code Title 17 Sec. 101
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Contractor: includes , but is not limited to, an architect, engineer, nursery worker, landscaper, subcontractor or any other person who enters into any contract with the Department of Transportation, its agents or authorized employees for the erection, construction, completion, authorization or repair of any highway, right-of-way, turnpike or toll express highway, including shoulders, median strips, parkways and islands, by such contractor. See Delaware Code Title 17 Sec. 178
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Delaware byway: is a transportation route which is adjacent to or runs along or next to an area that has particular intrinsic scenic, historic, recreational, cultural or archaeological qualities and for which such transportation route is managed in order to protect such characteristics and to encourage development of tourism and recreational resources. See Delaware Code Title 17 Sec. 101
  • 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
  • Department: means the Department of Transportation. See Delaware Code Title 17 Sec. 101
  • Division: means the Division of Public Health. See Delaware Code Title 16 Sec. 101
  • 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
  • Express highway: means a state highway especially designed for through traffic over which owners of abutting property shall have no easement or right of direct access, light or air, by reason of the fact that this property abuts on such highway, and it shall have only such public entrances or exits as shall be designated by the Department and may be with or without service roads in the discretion of the Department. See Delaware Code Title 17 Sec. 101
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • highway: include any public way or road or portion thereof and any sewer, drain or drainage system connected therewith and any bridge, culvert, viaduct or other construction or artificial way used in connection therewith and anything which is accessory to any of the same or to the use thereof. See Delaware Code Title 17 Sec. 101
  • Inspector: means inspector of elections. See Delaware Code Title 15 Sec. 101
  • Judge: means judge of elections. See Delaware Code Title 15 Sec. 101
  • 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
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Moneys or funds: includes , but is not limited to, the entire amount of all moneys or funds received by a contractor, as defined in this section, in connection with a contract with the Department of Transportation for the erection, construction, completion, authorization or repair of any highway, right-of-way, turnpike or toll express highway, including shoulders, median strips, parkways and islands, by such contractor, and moneys or funds by way of a loan or advance for the purpose of such erection, construction, completion, authorization or repair of any highway, right-of-way, turnpike or toll express highway, including shoulders, median strips, parkways and islands, by such contractor. See Delaware Code Title 17 Sec. 178
  • Month: means a calendar month, unless otherwise expressed. See Delaware Code Title 6 Sec. 4307
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • 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
  • 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
  • Secretary: means the Secretary of Transportation. See Delaware Code Title 17 Sec. 101
  • 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.
  • State highway: includes any road or highway or portion thereof which the Department has constructed or of which the Department has taken or assumed control or jurisdiction. See Delaware Code Title 17 Sec. 101
  • United States: includes its territories and possessions and the District of Columbia. See Delaware Code Title 6 Sec. 4307
  • Year: means a calendar year, and is equivalent to the words "year of our Lord. See Delaware Code Title 6 Sec. 4307