Sections
§ 2101 Definitions 31
§ 2102 Persons who are blind; supervision, training and welfare 31
§ 2103 Duties; appointment of instructor of persons who are blind; expenditures 31
§ 2104 Commission’s power to acquire and dispose of property; exemption of property from taxation 31
§ 2105 Expenditures by Commission 31
§ 2106 Payment of expenses of the Commission 31
§ 2107 Eligibility and applications for instruction 31
§ 2108 Duty of agencies, physicians and nurses to report persons who are blind 31
§ 2109 Duty of parents and guardians to obtain instruction for children who are blind; powers of Commission and Governor 31
§ 2110 Visitation of institutions outside of State 31
§ 2111 Payments for vocational rehabilitation 31
§ 2112 Penalties 31
§ 2113 Limitations on applicability of chapter 31
§ 2114 Use of products and services of persons who are blind by state agencies; exceptions; penalty 31
§ 2116 Contracts for library services 31
§ 2117 Relating to persons who are blind and “seeing eye dogs”; penalties 31

Terms Used In Delaware Code > Title 31 > Chapter 21

  • adult person: means a person of the age of 18 years or older. See Delaware Code Title 6 Sec. 4307
  • Agency: means any agency, board, department, bureau or commission of this State which receives an appropriation under the general appropriation act of the General Assembly. See Delaware Code Title 29 Sec. 5901
  • 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.
  • 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: means the Merit Employee Relations Board created by this chapter. See Delaware Code Title 29 Sec. 5901
  • Board member: means a member of the Board. See Delaware Code Title 29 Sec. 5901
  • Child: means a person who has not reached the age of 18 years. See Delaware Code Title 6 Sec. 4307
  • 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.
  • Court reporter: A person who makes a word-for-word record of what is said in court and produces a transcript of the proceedings upon request.
  • Department: means the Department of Health and Social Services. See Delaware Code Title 29 Sec. 5901
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 clerk: Assist judges with research and drafting of opinions.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Month: means a calendar month, unless otherwise expressed. See Delaware Code Title 6 Sec. 4307
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • 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.
  • Person who is blind: means one who is totally blind or has visual acuity of not more than 20/200 in the better eye with correction or whose vision is limited in field so that the widest diameter subtends an angle no greater than 20 degrees. See Delaware Code Title 29 Sec. 5901
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • 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.
  • 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).
  • Rules: means those rules adopted by the Board pursuant to this chapter. See Delaware Code Title 29 Sec. 5901
  • Secretary: means the Secretary of the Department of Human Resources. See Delaware Code Title 29 Sec. 5901
  • 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
  • state service: means all positions of state employment other than the following positions, which are excluded:

    (1) Members of the General Assembly and others elected by popular vote and persons appointed to fill vacancies in elective offices. See Delaware Code Title 29 Sec. 5903

  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • 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