Terms Used In Hawaii Revised Statutes > Chapter 461J - Physical Therapy Practice Act
- Available recycled water service: means the existence of an operable recycled water distribution main within one hundred feet of the property line. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342D-1
- Board: means the board of physical therapy. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 461J-1
- Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
- Corpus allocation: means the amount of moneys in the revolving fund that is allocated by the director to provide earnings to reduce an eligible party's total financing costs for one or more eligible projects. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342D-80
- county: includes the city and county of Honolulu. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 1-22
- Department: means the department of health. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342D-1
- Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
- Director: means the director of health. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342D-1
- Educational institution: means public schools as defined under chapter 302A, privately operated schools of lower education, and colleges, the University of Hawaii, and other universities. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 461J-1
- Effluent: means any substance discharged into state waters, publicly owned treatment works, or sewerage systems, including, but not limited to, sewage, waste, garbage, feculent matter, offal, filth, refuse, any animal, mineral, or vegetable matter or substance, and any liquid, gaseous, or solid substances. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342D-1
- Eligible party: means a county, state agency, or private person. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342D-80
- 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.
- Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
- Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
- Gray water: means any untreated wastewater that has not come into contact with toilet waste. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342D-1
- 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
- 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.
- Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
- Management practices: include treatment, processing, storage, transport, use, and disposal. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342D-1
- 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.
- Party: means each person or agency named as party or properly entitled to be a party in any court or agency proceeding. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342D-1
- Person: means any individual, partnership, firm, association, public or private corporation, federal agency, the State or any of its political subdivisions, trust, estate, or any other legal entity. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342D-1
- Physical therapist: means a person who is licensed to practice physical therapy in this State. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 461J-1
- Physical therapist assistant: means a person who is licensed as a physical therapist assistant in the State and assists the physical therapist in selected components of treatment or intervention. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 461J-1
- physical therapy services: means the examination, treatment, and instruction of human beings to detect, assess, prevent, correct, alleviate, and limit physical disability, bodily malfunction, pain from injury, disease, and any other physical or mental condition as performed by a physical therapist appropriately licensed under this chapter. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 461J-1
- Pollution: means water pollution. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342D-1
- Practice of physical therapy: includes , but is not limited to, the use of the following:
(1) Physical agents, such as heat, cold, water, air, sound, compression, light, electricity, and electromagnetic radiation;
(2) Exercise with or without devices, joint mobilization, mechanical stimulation; biofeedback; postural drainage; traction; positioning, massage, splinting, training in locomotion, and other functional activities with or without assisting devices; and correction of posture, body mechanics, and gait;
(3) Tests and measurements of: muscle strength, force, endurance, and tone; joint motion, mobility, and stability; reflexes and automatic reaction; movement skill and accuracy; sensation and perception; peripheral nerve integrity; locomotor skill, stability, and endurance; activities of daily living; cardiac, pulmonary, and vascular functions; the fit, function, and comfort of prosthetic, orthotic, and other assisting devices; posture and body mechanics; limb strength, circumference, and volume; thoracic excursion and breathing patterns; vital signs; nature and locus of pain and conditions under which pain varies; photosensitivity; and the home and work physical environments. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 461J-1
- 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.
- 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.
- Revolving fund: means the water pollution control revolving fund established by section 342D-83. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342D-80
- Sewage sludge: means any solid, semi-solid, or liquid residue removed during the treatment of municipal wastewater or domestic sewage. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342D-1
- Sewerage system: means pipelines or conduits, pumping stations, and force mains, and all other structures, devices, appurtenances, and facilities used for collecting or conducting wastes to an ultimate point for treatment or disposal. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342D-1
- State waters: means all waters, fresh, brackish, or salt, around and within the State, including, but not limited to, coastal waters, streams, rivers, drainage ditches, ponds, reservoirs, canals, ground waters, and lakes; provided that drainage ditches, ponds, and reservoirs required as a part of a water pollution control system are excluded. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342D-1
- Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
- Treatment works: means any plant or other facility used for the purpose of controlling water pollution. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342D-1
- Unit: is a relative value assigned to continuing competence activities in which one continuing competence unit is equivalent to at least fifty minutes of classroom or hands-on instruction. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 461J-1
- waste: means any liquid, gaseous, and solid substance, whether treated or not, and whether or not it pollutes or tends to pollute state waters, and "waste" excludes industrial and agricultural substances that are not combined with substances from humans or household operations. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342D-1
- wastewater: means any liquid "waste" as used above, whether treated or not. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342D-1
- Water pollution: means :
(1) Such contamination or other alteration of the physical, chemical, or biological properties of any state waters, including change in temperature, taste, color, turbidity, or odor of the waters, or
(2) Such discharge of any liquid, gaseous, solid, radioactive, or other substances into any state waters,
as will or is likely to create a nuisance or render such waters unreasonably harmful, detrimental, or injurious to public health, safety, or welfare, including harm, detriment, or injury to public water supplies, fish and aquatic life and wildlife, recreational purposes and agricultural and industrial research and scientific uses of such waters or as will or is likely to violate any water quality standards, effluent standards, treatment and pretreatment standards, or standards of performance for new sources adopted by the department. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342D-1