§ 38-801 Act, how cited
§ 38-802 Definitions, where found
§ 38-803 Accredited college of chiropractic, defined
§ 38-804 Board, defined
§ 38-805 Practice of chiropractic, defined
§ 38-806 Chiropractic practice; persons excepted
§ 38-807 Chiropractic; license; qualifications required
§ 38-808 Continuing competency requirements
§ 38-809 Reciprocity; continuing competency requirements; military spouse; temporary license
§ 38-810 Fees
§ 38-811 Chiropractic practitioner; powers and duties

Terms Used In Nebraska Statutes > Chapter 38 > Chiropractic Practice Act

  • Action: shall include any proceeding in any court of this state. See Nebraska Statutes 49-801
  • Action shall: include any proceeding in any court of this state. See Nebraska Statutes 49-801
  • 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.
  • An accredited college of chiropractic: means (1) one which is approved by the board, (2) a legally chartered college of chiropractic requiring for admission a diploma from an accredited high school or its equivalent and, beginning with students entering a college of chiropractic on or after January 1, 1974, at least two years credit from an accredited college or university of this or some other state, which requirement shall be regularly published in each prospectus or catalog issued by such institution, (3) one which conducts a clinic for patients in which its students are required to regularly participate in the care and adjustment of patients, (4) one giving instruction in anatomy, orthopedics, physiology, embryology, chemistry, pathology, health ecology, bacteriology, symptomatology, histology, spinal analysis, diagnosis, roentgenology, neurology, and principles and practice of chiropractic, and (5) one requiring an actual attendance for four college years totaling not less than four thousand hours. See Nebraska Statutes 38-803
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Attorney: shall mean attorney at law. See Nebraska Statutes 49-801
  • Board: means the Board of Chiropractic. See Nebraska Statutes 38-804
  • Company: shall include any corporation, partnership, limited liability company, joint-stock company, joint venture, or association. See Nebraska Statutes 49-801
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the 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.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Executor: A male person named in a will to carry out the decedent
  • Foreclosure: A legal process in which property that is collateral or security for a loan may be sold to help repay the loan when the loan is in default. Source: OCC
  • Foreign: when applied to corporations shall include all those created by authority other than that of this state. See Nebraska Statutes 49-801
  • 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.
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • 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 include bodies politic and corporate, societies, communities, the public generally, individuals, partnerships, limited liability companies, joint-stock companies, and associations. See Nebraska Statutes 49-801
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Practice of chiropractic: means one or a combination of the following, without the use of drugs or surgery:

    (a) The diagnosis and analysis of the living human body for the purpose of detecting ailments, disorders, and disease by the use of diagnostic X-ray, physical and clinical examination, and routine procedures including urine analysis. See Nebraska Statutes 38-805

  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • State: when applied to different states of the United States shall be construed to extend to and include the District of Columbia and the several territories organized by Congress. See Nebraska Statutes 49-801
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • United States: shall include territories, outlying possessions, and the District of Columbia. See Nebraska Statutes 49-801