Sections
§ 700 Purpose of chapter; objectives of board 24
§ 701 Chiropractic defined; limitation of chiropractic license 24
§ 702 Composition; terms; suspension or removal; qualifications; vacancies; compensation 24
§ 703 Officers; meetings; quorum 24
§ 704 Complaints 24
§ 705 Hearing; procedures 24
§ 706 Powers and duties; immunity 24
§ 707 Qualifications of applicant; report to Attorney General; judicial review 24
§ 708 Fees 24
§ 709 Issuance of license; renewal; inactive status; reinstatement 24
§ 710 Reciprocity 24
§ 711 Grounds for discipline; procedure; sanctions 24
§ 712 License to practice 24
§ 713 Practicing without license; penalties 24
§ 714 Chiropractic practitioners subject to regulation 24
§ 715 Filing false documents; penalty 24
§ 716 Chiropractic practitioners eligible for compensation from insurance 24
§ 717 Opinions and testimony 24
§ 718 Severability 24
§ 719 Treatment or examination of minors 24

Terms Used In Delaware Code > Title 24 > Chapter 7

  • 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.
  • Alarm: means a security alarm system signal that is created by the activation of a security alarm system. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 1222
  • 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.
  • Apprentice electrician: shall mean a person who is licensed by the Board and whose principal occupation is the learning and assisting in the performance of electrical services. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 1402
  • 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
  • Automatic voice dialer: means any electrical, electronic, mechanical, or other device capable of being programmed to send a prerecorded voice message, when activated, over a telephone line, radio or other communication system, to a law-enforcement authority, public safety or emergency services agency requesting dispatch. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 1222
  • Board: shall mean the State Board of Electrical Examiners established in this chapter. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 1402
  • Cancellation: means the process where response to a security alarm system dispatch request is terminated when a security alarm business for the security alarm system site notifies the responding law-enforcement agency, prior to arrival at the security alarm system site, that there is not an existing situation at the security alarm system site requiring law-enforcement authority response. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 1222
  • 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.
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Conversion: means the transaction or process by which a security alarm business begins the servicing and/or monitoring of a previously unmonitored security alarm system or a security alarm system previously serviced and/or monitored by another security alarm business. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 1222
  • 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.
  • Division: shall mean the State Division of Professional Regulation. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 1402
  • 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.
  • False alarm: means a security alarm system dispatch request to a law-enforcement authority, when no emergency of actual or threatened criminal activity requiring immediate response exists. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 1222
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Holdup alarm: means a silent alarm signal generated by the manual activation of a device intended to signal a robbery in progress. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 1222
  • Journeyperson electrician: shall mean a person who is qualified and skilled to perform electrical work and who has met the requirements of § 1408 of this title to be licensed as a journeyperson electrician. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 1402
  • 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.
  • Law-enforcement authority: means any authorized representative of a law-enforcement agency. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 1222
  • License: shall mean the certificate issued by the Board that is evidence that the holder has met the requirements of this chapter. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 1402
  • Limited electrician: shall mean a person licensed by the Board to plan, estimate, layout, perform or supervise the installation, erection or repair of any electrical conductor, molding, duct, raceway, conduit, machinery, apparatus, device or fixture, for the purpose of lighting, heating or power, in any structure which contains 4 or fewer dwelling units, as determined by the applicable building code. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 1402
  • Limited electrician special: shall mean a person licensed by the Board to plan, estimate, layout, perform or supervise the installation, erection or repair of any electrical conductor, molding, duct, raceway, conduit, machinery, apparatus, device or fixture, for any of the following purposes: elevators, swimming pools, air conditioning, heating and oil burners, in any structure which contains 4 or fewer dwelling units, as determined by the applicable building code. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 1402
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Master electrician: shall mean a person, licensed by the Board, to plan, estimate, layout, perform or supervise the installation, erection or repair of any electrical conductor, molding, duct, raceway, conduit, machinery, apparatus, device or fixture for the purpose of lighting, heating or power in any structure. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 1402
  • Master electrician special: shall mean a person, licensed by the Board, to plan, estimate, layout, perform or supervise the installation, erection or repair of any electrical conductor, molding, duct, raceway, conduit, machinery, apparatus, device or fixture for any 1 of the following purposes: elevators, swimming pools, electric signs, air conditioning, heating, refrigeration and oil burners, and overhead and underground primary distribution systems. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 1402
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Monitoring: means the process by which a security alarm business receives signals from a security alarm system and relays a security alarm system dispatch request for the purpose of summoning law enforcement to the security alarm system site. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 1222
  • Monitoring station: means an office or entity whereby a security alarm business conducts monitoring of security alarm systems for purposes of dispatch and notification. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 1222
  • Month: means a calendar month, unless otherwise expressed. See Delaware Code Title 6 Sec. 4307
  • 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
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Panic alarm: means an audible security alarm system signal generated by the manual activation of a device intended to signal a life threatening or emergency situation requiring law-enforcement response. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 1222
  • 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: means an individual, corporation, partnership, association, organization, or similar entity. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 1222
  • 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. 1402
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Residential electrician: means a person who is qualified and skilled to perform residential electric work and who has met the requirements of § 1408 of this title to be licensed as a residential electrician and who is subject to the restrictions imposed by § 1422A of this title. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 1402
  • Responder: means an individual capable of reaching the security alarm system site within 30 minutes and having access to the security alarm system site, the code to the security alarm system, and the authority to approve repairs to the security alarm system. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 1222
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • Security alarm business: is a s defined in § 1201 of this title. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 1222
  • Security alarm system: is a s defined in § 1201 of this title. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 1222
  • Security alarm system administrator: means a person designated by the State with authority to administer, control and review false alarm reduction efforts and administer the provisions of this section. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 1222
  • Security alarm system dispatch request: means a notification to a law-enforcement authority that a security alarm system, either manual or automatic, has been activated at a particular security alarm system site. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 1222
  • Security alarm system registration: means authorization granted by the security alarm system administrator to a security alarm system user to operate a security alarm system. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 1222
  • Security alarm system site: means a single fixed premises or location served by a security alarm system or systems. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 1222
  • Security alarm system user: means any person or entity, which has contracted for monitoring, repair, installation or maintenance services from a security alarm business for a security alarm system, or which owns or operates a security alarm system which is not monitored, maintained or repaired under contract. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 1222
  • Service: shall mean , for purposes of this chapter, to repair or replace in kind. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 1402
  • State: shall mean the State of Delaware. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 1402
  • 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 work of an electrician. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 1402
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Supervision: shall mean that a licensed electrician shall be fully responsible for all electrical work performed under that licensed electrician's license. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 1402
  • Takeover: means the transaction or process by which a security alarm system user takes over control of an existing security alarm system, which was previously controlled by another security alarm system user. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 1222
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • 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
  • Unlicensed practitioner: shall mean any person, who engages in the occupational practices as defined in paragraph (12), (13), (14) or (15) of this section, and who has not been granted a license or a homeowner's permit by the Board. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 1402
  • Verify: means at least 2 attempts by a security alarm business, or its representative, to contact the security alarm system site and/or security alarm system user by telephone and/or other electronic means, whether or not actual contact with a person is made, to determine whether a security alarm system signal is valid before requesting law-enforcement dispatch, in an attempt to avoid an unnecessary security alarm system dispatch request. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 1222
  • Zones: means division of devices into which a security alarm system is divided to indicate the general location from which a security alarm system signal is transmitted. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 1222