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Terms Used In Delaware Code > Title 21 > Chapter 81

  • 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.
  • Appraisal: shall mean an analysis, opinion, or conclusion relating to the nature, quality, value, or utility of specified interests in, or aspects of, identified real estate as of a specific date. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 4002
  • Appraisal management company: means a corporation, partnership, sole proprietorship, subsidiary or other business entity that directly or indirectly performs appraisal management services, regardless of the use of the term "appraisal management company" "mortgage technology provider" "lender processing services" "lender services" "loan processor" "mortgage services" "real estate closing services provider" "settlement services provider" "vendor management company" or any other term, and that does any of the following:

    a. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 4002

  • Appraisal review: means the act or process of developing and communicating an opinion about the quality of another appraiser's work that was performed as part of an appraisal assignment, but does not include an examination of an appraisal for grammatical, typographical or other similar errors that do not communicate an opinion related to the appraiser's data collection, analysis, opinions, conclusions, estimate of value or compliance with the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 4002
  • Appraiser panel: means a group of independent appraisers that has been selected by an appraisal management company to perform real property appraisal services for the appraisal management company. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 4002
  • Authority: means a body politic and corporate created pursuant to this chapter. See Delaware Code Title 21 Sec. 6702
  • Bail: Security given for the release of a criminal defendant or witness from legal custody (usually in the form of money) to secure his/her appearance on the day and time appointed.
  • Board: shall mean the State Board of Home Inspectors established in this chapter. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 4102
  • City: means incorporated city or town. See Delaware Code Title 21 Sec. 6702
  • Commission: means the Public Service Commission. See Delaware Code Title 26 Sec. 102
  • Compact administrator: means the Secretary of Transportation. See Delaware Code Title 21 Sec. 8111
  • Construction: means and includes acquisition and construction, and "to construct" means and includes to acquire and to construct, all in such manner as may be deemed desirable. See Delaware Code Title 21 Sec. 6702
  • Controlling person: means any of the following:

    a. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 4002

  • Council: shall mean the State Council on Real Estate Appraisers established in this chapter. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 4002
  • Division: shall mean the State Division of Professional Regulation. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 4102
  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
  • Executive head: means the Governor. See Delaware Code Title 21 Sec. 8111
  • Home: shall mean any residential property, or manufactured or modular home, which is a single-family dwelling, duplex, triplex, quadruplex, condominium unit, or cooperative unit. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 4102
  • Home inspection: shall mean a visual analysis for the purposes of providing a written professional opinion of the condition of a building and its carports and garages, any reasonably accessible installed components and the operation of the building systems, including the controls normally operated by the owner, for the following components of a residential building of 4 units or fewer: heating system; electrical system; cooling system; plumbing system; structural components; foundation; roof covering; exterior and interior components; and site aspects as they affect the building. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 4102
  • Improvement: means and includes extension, enlargement and improvement, and "to improve" means and includes to extend, to enlarge and to improve, all in such manner as may be deemed desirable. See Delaware Code Title 21 Sec. 6702
  • 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
  • Licensed home inspector: shall mean a person, who has met the licensing requirements of this chapter and who holds a current, valid license issued under this chapter. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 4102
  • Licensing authority: means the Department of Transportation. See Delaware Code Title 21 Sec. 8111
  • Minority leader: See Floor Leaders
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Municipality: means any county, incorporated city or incorporated town of this State. See Delaware Code Title 21 Sec. 6702
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Person: shall mean an individual, firm, partnership, corporation, association, joint stock company, limited partnership, limited liability company, and any other legal entity and includes a legal successor of those entities. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 4002
  • Person: shall mean an individual, firm, partnership, corporation, association, joint stock company, limited partnership, limited liability company, and any other legal entity and includes a legal successor of those entities. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 4102
  • Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.
  • President pro tempore: A constitutionally recognized officer of the Senate who presides over the chamber in the absence of the Vice President. The President Pro Tempore (or, "president for a time") is elected by the Senate and is, by custom, the Senator of the majority party with the longest record of continuous service.
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Project: means any structure, facility or undertaking which the authority is authorized to acquire, construct, improve, maintain or operate under this chapter. See Delaware Code Title 21 Sec. 6702
  • Public utility: includes every individual, partnership, association, corporation, joint stock company, agency or department of the State or any association of individuals engaged in the prosecution in common of a productive enterprise (commonly called a "cooperative"), their lessees, trustees or receivers appointed by any court whatsoever, that now operates or hereafter may operate for public use within this State, (however, electric cooperatives shall not be permitted directly or through an affiliate to engage in the production, sale or distribution of propane gas or heating oil), any natural gas, electric (excluding electric suppliers as defined in § 1001 of this title), electric transmission by other than a public utility over which the Commission has no supervisory or regulatory jurisdiction pursuant to § 202(a) or (g) of this title, water, wastewater (which shall include sanitary sewer charge), telecommunications (excluding telephone services provided by cellular technology or by domestic public land mobile radio service) service, system, plant or equipment. See Delaware Code Title 26 Sec. 102
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Real property: shall mean 1 or more defined interests, benefits, and rights inherent in the ownership of real estate. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 4002
  • 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.
  • State: shall mean the State of Delaware. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 4002
  • State: shall mean the State of Delaware. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 4102
  • Substantially related: shall mean the nature of the criminal conduct for which the person was convicted, has a direct bearing on the fitness or ability to perform 1 or more of the duties or responsibilities necessarily related to the practice of home inspecting. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 4102
  • system: shall mean a facility within this State which is constructed in whole or in part in, on, under or over any highway, road, street, alley, or other public place and which is operated to perform the service of receiving and amplifying the signals of 1 or more radio and/or television broadcasting stations and distributing such signals by cable, wire or other means to members of the public who subscribe to such service; provided that nothing herein is intended to prohibit any system from engaging in any other activity not expressly prohibited by law; except that such definition shall not include (i) any system which serves fewer than 50 subscribers; or (ii) any system which serves only the residents of 1 or more apartment dwellings or mobile home or trailer parks under common ownership, control or management, and commercial establishments located on the premises of such dwellings; or (iii) telephone, telegraph or electric utilities in those cases where the activity of such utility in connection with a cable system is limited to leasing or renting to cable systems, cables, wires, poles, towers or other electronic equipment or rights to use real property as part of, or for use in connection with, the operation of a cable system. See Delaware Code Title 26 Sec. 102
  • Trainee: shall mean a person who has satisfied the requirements as set forth in § 4109 of this title and any requirements as set forth in the rules and regulations as established by the Board. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 4102
  • written notice: shall mean notice in writing which is hand-delivered or mailed by certified mail, to the person who is to be given notice. See Delaware Code Title 26 Sec. 102