§ 5301 Objectives
§ 5302 Definitions
§ 5303 Board of Massage and Bodywork; appointments; qualifications; term; vacancies; suspension or removal; unexcused absences; compensation
§ 5304 Organization; meetings; officers; quorum
§ 5305 Records
§ 5306 Powers and duties

Terms Used In Delaware Code > Title 24 > Chapter 53 > Subchapter I

  • 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.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Board: shall mean the State Board of Massage and Bodywork established in this chapter. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 5302
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • 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.
  • Division: shall mean the Division of Professional Regulation of the Department of State of Delaware. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 5302
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Massage and bodywork therapist: shall mean a person who represents himself or herself to the public by any title or description of services incorporating the words "bodywork" "massage" "massage therapist" "massage therapy" "massage practitioner" "massagist" "masseur" "masseuse" or who engages in the practice of massage and bodywork for a fee, monetary or otherwise. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 5302
  • Massage establishment: means any place of business that offers the practice of massage and bodywork and where the practice of massage and bodywork is conducted on the premises of the business, or that represents itself to the public by any title or description of services incorporating the words "bodywork" "massage" "massage therapy" "massage practitioner" "massagist" "masseur" "masseuse" or other words identified by the Board in regulation. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 5302
  • Massage technician: shall mean a person, who is certified with the Board to perform certain functions within the practice of massage therapy, and who is authorized by the Board to use any title or description of services incorporating the words "bodywork" "massage" "massage practitioner" "massagist" "masseur" "masseuse" or certified massage technician" but shall be prohibited from using the words "therapist" or "therapy. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 5302
  • 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.
  • Person: shall mean a corporation, company, association and partnership, as well as an individual. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 5302
  • Practice of massage and bodywork: shall mean a system of structured touch applied to the superficial or deep tissue, muscle, or connective tissue, by applying pressure with manual means. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 5302
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • 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: means any state of the United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the U. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 5302
  • State: means the State of Delaware; and when applied to different parts of the United States, it includes the District of Columbia and the several territories and possessions of the United States. See Delaware Code Title 6 Sec. 4307
  • 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 massage and bodywork. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 5302
  • this State: means the State of Delaware. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 5302
  • 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.
  • 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