Sections
Subchapter I General Terms 3300 – 3312
Subchapter II Veterinarians 3313 – 3318
Subchapter III Veterinary Technicians 3319 – 3323

Terms Used In Delaware Code > Title 24 > Chapter 33

  • 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.
  • agency agent: shall mean an authorized official of the agency or the architect or construction manager designated pursuant to the public works contract documents. See Delaware Code Title 26 Sec. 303
  • Alternative compliance payment: means a payment of a certain dollar amount per megawatt hour, which a retail electricity supplier or municipal electric company may submit in lieu of supplying the minimum percentage from Eligible Energy Resources required under Schedule I in § 354 of this title. See Delaware Code Title 26 Sec. 352
  • 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.
  • Animal: shall mean any animal other than man or woman, and includes fowl, birds, fish and reptiles, wild or domestic, living or dead. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 3302
  • 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
  • Board: shall mean the State Board of Veterinary Medicine established in this chapter. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 3302
  • Buyer: means a person who buys or contracts to buy goods. See Delaware Code Title 6 Sec. 2-103
  • Commission: means the Public Service Commission. See Delaware Code Title 26 Sec. 102
  • Commission: means the Delaware Public Service Commission. See Delaware Code Title 26 Sec. 352
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Compliance year: means the calendar year beginning with June 1 and ending with May 31 of the following year, for which a retail electricity supplier or municipal electric company must demonstrate that it has met the requirements of this subchapter. See Delaware Code Title 26 Sec. 352
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Contract for sale: includes both a present sale of goods and a contract to sell goods at a future time. See Delaware Code Title 6 Sec. 2-106
  • Customer-sited generation: means a generation unit that is interconnected on the end-use customer's side of the retail electricity meter in such a manner that it displaces all or part of the metered consumption of the end-use customer. See Delaware Code Title 26 Sec. 352
  • date of submission: shall mean either 2 days after the document is postmarked by the United States Postal Service or the date the agency agent receives the hand-delivered document, verified by the agency agent's receipt or the date affixed to the document by the agency agent's facsimile machine. See Delaware Code Title 26 Sec. 303
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Division: shall mean the state Division of Professional Regulation. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 3302
  • DNREC: means Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control. See Delaware Code Title 26 Sec. 352
  • dollars: means lawful money of the United States. See Delaware Code Title 6 Sec. 4307
  • Electronic mail: means communication delivered by electronic means as set forth in § 107(a)(1)a. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 3305
  • Eligible energy resources: include the following energy sources located within or imported into the PJM region:

    a. See Delaware Code Title 26 Sec. 352

  • Escheat: Reversion of real or personal property to the state when 1) a person dies without leaving a will and has no heirs, or 2) when the property (such as a bank account) has been inactive for a certain period of time. Source: OCC
  • 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.
  • final completion: shall mean final completion of the work as described in the public works contract documents. See Delaware Code Title 26 Sec. 303
  • Fund: means the Delaware Green Energy Fund. See Delaware Code Title 26 Sec. 352
  • GATS: means the generation attribute tracking system developed by PJM. See Delaware Code Title 26 Sec. 352
  • Interest rate: The amount paid by a borrower to a lender in exchange for the use of the lender's money for a certain period of time. Interest is paid on loans or on debt instruments, such as notes or bonds, either at regular intervals or as part of a lump sum payment when the issue matures. Source: OCC
  • Joint resolution: A legislative measure which requires the approval of both chambers.
  • Last-known address: means that address provided by the occupant in the latest rental agreement or the address provided by the occupant in a subsequent written notice of a change of address. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 3305
  • 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
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • minor child: means a person who has not reached the age of 18 years. See Delaware Code Title 6 Sec. 4307
  • 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.
  • Mortgagee: The person to whom property is mortgaged and who has loaned the money.
  • Municipal electric company: means a public corporation created by contract between 2 or more municipalities pursuant to provisions of Chapter 13 of Title 22 and the electric utilities that are municipally owned within the State of Delaware. See Delaware Code Title 26 Sec. 352
  • New renewable generation resources: means eligible energy resources first going into commercial operation after December 31, 1997. See Delaware Code Title 26 Sec. 352
  • 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
  • Occupant: means a person, that person's sublessee, successor or assign, entitled to the use of the storage space at a self-service storage facility under a rental agreement, to the exclusion of others. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 3305
  • Owner: means the owner, operator, lessor or sublessor of a self-service storage facility, his agent or any other person authorized by him or her to manage the facility or to receive rent from an occupant under a rental agreement. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 3305
  • Personal property: means movable property not affixed to land and includes, but is not limited to, goods, merchandise and household items. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 3305
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • PJM interconnection: means the regional transmission organization (RTO) that coordinates the movement of wholesale electricity in the PJM region, or its successors at law. See Delaware Code Title 26 Sec. 352
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Practice of veterinary medicine: shall mean :

    a. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 3302

  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • 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
  • Qualified fuel cell provider: means an entity that:

    a. See Delaware Code Title 26 Sec. 352

  • Qualified fuel cell provider project: means a fuel cell power generation project located in Delaware owned and/or operated by a qualified fuel cell provider under a tariff approved by the Commission pursuant to § 364(d) of this title. See Delaware Code Title 26 Sec. 352
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Rate base: means :

    a. See Delaware Code Title 26 Sec. 102

  • real property: is synonymous with the phrase "lands, tenements and hereditaments. See Delaware Code Title 6 Sec. 4307
  • reasonable evidence: shall mean "information from a reliable source. See Delaware Code Title 26 Sec. 303
  • 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.
  • Rental agreement: means any agreement or lease, written or oral, that establishes or modifies the terms, conditions, rules or any other provisions concerning the use and occupancy of a self-service storage facility. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 3305
  • Reporter: Makes a record of court proceedings and prepares a transcript, and also publishes the court's opinions or decisions (in the courts of appeals).
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • Retail electricity product: means an electrical energy offering that is distinguished by its generation attributes and that is offered for sale by a retail electricity supplier or municipal electric company to end-use customers. See Delaware Code Title 26 Sec. 352
  • Retail electricity supplier: means a person or entity that sells electrical energy to end-use customers in Delaware, including but not limited to nonregulated power producers, electric utility distribution companies supplying standard offer, default service, or any successor service to end-use customers. See Delaware Code Title 26 Sec. 352
  • RPS: means the percentage of electricity sales at retail in the state that is to be derived from eligible energy resources. See Delaware Code Title 26 Sec. 352
  • Rural electric cooperative: means a nonstock, nonprofit, membership corporation organized pursuant to the federal Rural Electrification Act of 1936 [7 U. See Delaware Code Title 26 Sec. 352
  • Secretary of Finance: shall mean the Secretary of Finance or a duly authorized designee. See Delaware Code Title 26 Sec. 303
  • Self-service storage facility: means any real property designed and used for the purpose of renting or leasing individual storage space to occupants who are to have access to such for the purpose of storing and removing personal property. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 3305
  • Seller: means a person who sells or contracts to sell goods. See Delaware Code Title 6 Sec. 2-103
  • Solar Alternative Compliance Payment: means a payment of a certain dollar amount per megawatt-hour, which a retail electricity supplier or municipal electric supplier may submit in lieu of supplying the minimum percentage from solar photovoltaics required under Schedule I in § 354 of this title. See Delaware Code Title 26 Sec. 352
  • State: shall mean the State of Delaware. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 3302
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Substantially related: means 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 veterinary medicine. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 3302
  • Supplemental appropriation: Budget authority provided in an appropriations act in addition to regular or continuing appropriations already provided. Supplemental appropriations generally are made to cover emergencies, such as disaster relief, or other needs deemed too urgent to be postponed until the enactment of next year's regular appropriations act.
  • 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
  • Total retail sales: means retail sales of electricity within the State of Delaware exclusive of sales to any industrial customer with a peak demand in excess of 1,500 kilowatts. See Delaware Code Title 26 Sec. 352
  • United States: includes its territories and possessions and the District of Columbia. See Delaware Code Title 6 Sec. 4307
  • Verified mail: means any method of mailing that is offered by the United States Postal Service or private delivery service that provides evidence of mailing. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 3305
  • Veterinarian: shall mean a person who has received a degree in veterinary medicine from a school of veterinary medicine. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 3302
  • Veterinary medicine: shall include veterinary surgery, obstetrics, dentistry and all other branches or specialties of veterinary medicine. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 3302
  • Veterinary technician: shall mean a person who has received a degree from a veterinary technician program or its equivalent. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 3302
  • Water utility: shall mean any person or entity operating within this State any water service, system, plant or equipment for public use. See Delaware Code Title 26 Sec. 102