Terms Used In Delaware Code > Title 3 > Chapter 19
- 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.
- Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
- dollars: means lawful money of the United States. See Delaware Code Title 6 Sec. 4307
- Month: means a calendar month, unless otherwise expressed. See Delaware Code Title 6 Sec. 4307
- 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.
- United States: includes its territories and possessions and the District of Columbia. See Delaware Code Title 6 Sec. 4307