Sections
§ 2100 Objectives 24
§ 2101 Definition of practice of optometry 24
§ 2102 Board of Examiners in Optometry; appointment; qualifications; terms of office; vacancies; suspension or removal; unexcused absences; compensation 24
§ 2103 Organization; meetings; officers; quorum 24
§ 2104 Powers and duties 24
§ 2105 Fees 24
§ 2106 License required 24
§ 2107 Qualifications of applicant; report to Attorney General; judicial review 24
§ 2109 Reciprocity 24
§ 2110 Internship requirements; temporary licenses 24
§ 2111 Certification and registration for successful applicants 24
§ 2112 Issuance and renewal of licenses 24
§ 2113 Grounds for refusal, revocation or suspension of licenses 24
§ 2114 Complaints 24
§ 2115 Disciplinary sanctions 24
§ 2116 Hearing procedures 24
§ 2117 Reinstatement of a suspended license; removal from probationary status: replacement of license 24
§ 2118 Exemptions 24
§ 2119 Discrimination by state boards between optometrists and ophthalmologists forbidden 24
§ 2120 Penalty 24
§ 2121 Continuing education requirements 24
§ 2122 Prescription requirements 24
§ 2123 Duty to report conduct that constitutes grounds for discipline or inability to practice 24

Terms Used In Delaware Code > Title 24 > Chapter 21

  • 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.
  • 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
  • Chambers: A judge's office.
  • Child: means a person who has not reached the age of 18 years. See Delaware Code Title 6 Sec. 4307
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Delegated medical acts: means healthcare activities and duties delegated to a physician assistant by a supervising physician. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 1770A
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Oath: includes affirmation in all cases where an affirmation may be substituted for an oath, and "sworn" includes affirmed; and the forms shall be varied accordingly. See Delaware Code Title 6 Sec. 4307
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
  • 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
  • Respiratory care: means the allied health profession, under the direction of a person certified to practice medicine, which is responsible for direct and indirect services in the treatment, management, diagnostic testing, control, and care of patients with deficiencies and abnormalities associated with the cardiopulmonary system. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 1776
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.