Sections
§ 2801 Short title 24
§ 2802 Declaration of purpose; unlawful practice 24
§ 2802A Exemption for expert testimony 24
§ 2803 Definitions 24
§ 2804 Delaware Association of Professional Engineers; objectives 24
§ 2805 Ownership and use of property 24
§ 2806 Membership 24
§ 2807 Council of the Delaware Association of Professional Engineers 24
§ 2808 Council election and appointment procedure 24
§ 2809 Annual election of officers 24
§ 2810 Powers of the Council 24
§ 2811 Council vacancies 24
§ 2812 Administration 24
§ 2813 Immunity of Council and committees 24
§ 2814 Bylaws of the Association 24
§ 2815 Bylaw approval by members 24
§ 2816 Code of ethics 24
§ 2817 Requirements for licensure 24
§ 2818 Experience and educational equivalence 24
§ 2819 Requirements for certification as an engineer intern 24
§ 2820 Qualifications for a temporary permit 24
§ 2821 Certificate of authorization 24
§ 2822 Public works 24
§ 2823 Grounds for discipline; appeals 24
§ 2824 Disciplinary action; procedure 24
§ 2825 Unlicensed practice 24
§ 2826 Injunctive relief 24
§ 2827 Annual reports 24
§ 2828 Applicability of Freedom of Information Act 24
§ 2829 Seals, stamps, and signature 24
§ 2830 Dating, signing and sealing 24
§ 2831 Continuing professional competency 24

Terms Used In Delaware Code > Title 24 > Chapter 28

  • AASM: shall mean the American Academy of Sleep Medicine or an organization that is recognized as equivalent. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 1799U
  • ABGC: shall mean the American Board of Genetic Counseling or an organization that is recognized as equivalent. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 1799H
  • ABMG: shall mean the American Board of Medical Genetics or an organization that is recognized as equivalent. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 1799H
  • Active roster: shall mean the record of members, associate members, permittees and holders of a certificate of authorization. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 1799I
  • Adjunct member: shall mean an adjunct member of the Association, as defined in § 2806(d) of this title. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 1799I
  • Administrative order: means an order issued by an investigating committee, with the prior approval of the Council pursuant to § 2824(b)(1)g. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 1799I
  • 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.
  • Affiliate member: shall mean an affiliate member of the Association, as defined in § 2806(c) of this title. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 1799I
  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • Applicant: shall mean a person who applies to become licensed as a professional engineer, applies to become certified as engineer intern, applies to become an adjunct member of the association, or applies for a certificate of authorization or permit. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 1799I
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Associate member: shall mean an associate member of the Association, as defined in § 2806(b) of this title. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 1799I
  • Association: shall mean the Delaware Association of Professional Engineers. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 1799I
  • Bequest: Property gifted by will.
  • Board: means the Board of Medical Licensure and Discipline. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 1797
  • Board: shall mean the Board of Medical Licensure and Discipline. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 1799H
  • Board: shall mean the Board of Medical Licensure and Discipline. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 1799U
  • Board: means the Board of Medical Licensure and Discipline. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 1799FF
  • BRPT: shall mean the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists or its successor organization. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 1799U
  • Bylaw: shall mean a bylaw of the Association. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 1799I
  • Certificate of authorization: shall mean an authorization issued by the Council to engage in the practice of engineering. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 1799I
  • Client: means a woman under the care of a midwife and, when applicable in the context of care, the newborn. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 1799FF
  • Committee: shall mean a committee appointed by the Council. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 1799I
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Consent order: means a voluntary agreement between parties attempting resolution of a complaint of a violation under § 2823 of this title or a complaint of unlicensed practice under § 2825 of this title. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 1799I
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Continuing professional competency: shall mean and refer to compliance with or satisfaction of a published set of guidelines and requirements for the maintenance of professional competency in the practice of engineering. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 1799I
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Council: means the Acupuncture Advisory Council. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 1797
  • Council: means the Polysomnography Advisory Council. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 1799U
  • Council: shall mean the Council of the Association. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 1799I
  • Council: means the Midwifery Advisory Council. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 1799FF
  • CPM: means a practitioner who has received certification by the North American Registry of Midwives (NARM) or its equivalent or successor. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 1799FF
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Engineer: shall mean a person who, by reason of special knowledge and use of the mathematical, physical, and engineering sciences and the principles and methods of engineering analysis and design acquired by an engineering education, through graduation with a baccalaureate degree from a Council-approved 4-year educational program in engineering, in engineering technology or in science related to engineering, is qualified to begin the path to licensure. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 1799I
  • Engineer intern: shall mean a person certified as an engineer intern by the Council. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 1799I
  • Ex officio: Literally, by virtue of one's office.
  • Examination: shall mean any qualifying examination or examinations required by this chapter. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 1799I
  • Executive session: A portion of the Senate's daily session in which it considers executive business.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • 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
  • General supervision: means that the licensed polysomnographer works under the supervision of a person licensed to practice medicine, whether by direct observation and monitoring, by protocols approved by a person licensed to practice medicine, or by orders written or verbally given by a person licensed to practice medicine. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 1799U
  • Genetic counselor: means an individual who engages in the competent practice of genetic counseling. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 1799H
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Hearing committee: means a committee of Council members to which the Council has delegated authority to adjudicate a complaint of a violation under § 2823 of this title or allegations of unlicensed practice under § 2825 of this title. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 1799I
  • Hearsay: Statements by a witness who did not see or hear the incident in question but heard about it from someone else. Hearsay is usually not admissible as evidence in court.
  • Home birth: means a birth outside of a hospital or an otherwise accredited or licensed hospital or medical facility. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 1799FF
  • 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.
  • Investigating committee: means a committee of the Council to which the Council has delegated authority to investigate a complaint of a violation under § 2823 of this title or allegations of unlicensed practice under § 2825 of this title. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 1799I
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • License: means , unless the context requires otherwise, a license issued by the Board to practice acupuncture. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 1797
  • License: shall mean any document which indicates that a person is currently licensed by the Board of Medical Licensure and Discipline to practice genetic counseling. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 1799H
  • License: shall mean any document which indicates that a person is currently licensed by the Board to practice polysomnography. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 1799U
  • License: means , unless the context requires otherwise, a license issued by the Board to practice midwifery. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 1799FF
  • Licensed: means licensure as a professional engineer under this chapter. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 1799I
  • Licensee: shall mean a person licensed as a professional engineer under this chapter. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 1799I
  • Member: shall mean a member of the Association, as defined in § 2806(a) of this title. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 1799I
  • Midwife: means a person who practices midwifery. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 1799FF
  • Midwifery: means the practice of providing supervision, care, and advice to a client during prepartum, pregnancy, labor, and the postpartum periods, and conducting deliveries on the midwife's own responsibility or in collaboration with a licensed physician, or licensed Delaware health-care delivery system. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 1799FF
  • Midwifery student: means a person who is enrolled in an accredited educational program and who may provide midwifery services as a part of that person's educational program. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 1799FF
  • 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.
  • NSGC: means the National Society of Genetic Counselors or an organization that is recognized as equivalent

    (9) The "practice of genetic counseling" shall include any or all of the following activities:

    a. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 1799H

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Permit: shall mean a temporary privilege to practice engineering in the State granted to a qualified individual, corporation, or partnership by the Council. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 1799I
  • Permittee: shall mean an individual, corporation or partnership holding a valid permit from the Association. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 1799I
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Polysomnographer: means an allied health professional, practicing polysomnography under the direction of a person licensed to practice medicine, who 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 human sleep wake cycle. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 1799U
  • Practice of acupuncture: means the use of needles with or without electrical stimulation for the purpose of normalizing energetic physiological functions including pain control, and for the promotion, maintenance, and restoration of health. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 1797
  • practice of genetic counseling: shall include any or all of the following activities:

    a. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 1799H

  • Practice of polysomnography: means the performance of any of the following tasks as directly related to the diagnosis and treatment of sleep-related disorders, under the general supervision of a licensed physician:

    a. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 1799U

  • Preliminary hearing: A hearing where the judge decides whether there is enough evidence to make the defendant have a trial.
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Professional engineer: shall mean a person who has been duly licensed as a professional engineer by the Council. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 1799I
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Remand: When an appellate court sends a case back to a lower court for further proceedings.
  • Responsible charge: means a professional engineer's supervision of, control over, and possession of detailed professional knowledge of an engineering work. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 1799I
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • Retired member: shall mean a person who has elected to claim retired status as defined in § 2806(g) of this title. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 1799I
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • 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 engineering. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 1799I
  • to practice engineering: includes any professional service performed for the general public such as consultation, investigation, evaluation, planning, design, or responsible supervision of construction or operation in connection with any public or private buildings, structures, utilities, machines, equipment, processes, works, or projects wherein the public welfare or the safeguarding of life, health or property is concerned or involved when such professional service requires the application of engineering principles and data, but it does not include the work ordinarily performed by persons who operate or maintain machinery or equipment, neither does it include engineering services performed by an employee of a firm or corporation that does not offer professional engineering services to the general public. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 1799I
  • 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.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.