§ 40-20-5 Application of Article 1, Chapter 1
§ 40-20-10 Citation of chapter
§ 40-20-20 Definitions
§ 40-20-30 Licensing requirement
§ 40-20-40 South Carolina Panel for Dietetics created; membership; term
§ 40-20-50 Advice in development of regulations; conducting disciplinary hearings
§ 40-20-55 Administration of panel; fees
§ 40-20-60 Application; contents
§ 40-20-70 Applicants educated outside of United States
§ 40-20-80 Renewal of license; late fees; inactive status; reinstatement and expiration
§ 40-20-100 Revocation or suspension of license; grounds; hearing
§ 40-20-110 Applicability of chapter
§ 40-20-120 Direct third-party reimbursement
§ 40-20-130 Practice without a license; penalty

Terms Used In South Carolina Code > Title 40 > Chapter 20 - South Carolina Dietetics Licensure Act

  • Advice and consent: Under the Constitution, presidential nominations for executive and judicial posts take effect only when confirmed by the Senate, and international treaties become effective only when the Senate approves them by a two-thirds vote.
  • 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.
  • Agent: means an individual, other than a broker- dealer, who represents a broker-dealer in effecting or attempting to effect purchases or sales of securities, or represents an issuer in effecting or attempting to effect purchases or sales of the issuer's securities. See South Carolina Code 35-1-102
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Broker-dealer: means a person engaged in the business of effecting transactions in securities for the account of others or for the person's own account. See South Carolina Code 35-1-102
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • control share acquisition: means the acquisition (directly or indirectly) by any person of ownership of, or the power to direct the exercise of voting power with respect to, issued and outstanding control shares. See South Carolina Code 35-2-102
  • control shares: means shares that, except for this article, would have voting power with respect to shares of an issuing public corporation that, when added to all other shares of the issuing public corporation owned by a person or in respect to which that person may exercise or direct the exercise of voting power would entitle that person, immediately after acquisition of the shares (directly or indirectly, alone or as a part of a group), to exercise or direct the exercise of the voting power of the issuing public corporation in the election of directors within any of the following ranges of voting power:

    (1) one-fifth or more but less than one-third of all voting power;

    (2) one-third or more but less than a majority of all voting power;

    (3) a majority or more of all voting power. See South Carolina Code 35-2-101
  • 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.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Department: means the Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation;

    (5) "Director" means the Director of the Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation or the director's official designee;

    (6) "Licensee" means a person granted an authorization to practice pursuant to this article and refers to a person holding a license, permit, certification, or registration granted pursuant to this article;

    (7) "Licensing act" means the individual statute or regulations, or both, of each regulated profession or occupation which include, but are not limited to, board governance, the qualifications and requirements for authorization to practice, prohibitions, and disciplinary procedures;

    (8) "Person" means an individual, partnership, or corporation;

    (9) "Profession" or "occupation" means a profession or occupation regulated or administered, or both, by the department pursuant to this article. See South Carolina Code 40-1-20
  • 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.
  • Exchange Act: means the act of Congress known as the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. See South Carolina Code 35-2-103
  • Federal covered investment adviser: means a person registered under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940. See South Carolina Code 35-1-102
  • Federal covered security: means a security that is, or upon completion of a transaction will be, a covered security under Section 18(b) of the Securities Act of 1933 (15 U. See South Carolina Code 35-1-102
  • Filing: means the receipt under this chapter of a record by the Securities Commissioner or a designee of the Securities Commissioner. See South Carolina Code 35-1-102
  • 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.
  • Grand jury: agreement providing that a lender will delay exercising its rights (in the case of a mortgage,
  • Investment adviser: means a person that, for compensation, engages in the business of advising others, either directly or through publications or writings, as to the value of securities or the advisability of investing in, purchasing, or selling securities or that, for compensation and as a part of a regular business, issues or promulgates analyses or reports concerning securities. See South Carolina Code 35-1-102
  • Investment adviser representative: means an individual employed by or associated with an investment adviser or federal covered investment adviser and who makes any recommendations or otherwise gives investment advice regarding securities, manages securities accounts or portfolios of clients, determines which recommendation or advice regarding securities should be given, provides investment advice regarding securities or holds herself or himself out as providing investment advice regarding securities, receives compensation to solicit, offer, or negotiate for the sale of or for selling investment advice regarding securities, or supervises employees who perform any of the foregoing. See South Carolina Code 35-1-102
  • issuing public corporation: means a domestic corporation that has either:

    (1) a class of voting shares registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission or another federal agency under Section 12 of the 1934 Exchange Act; and

    (2) its principal place of business, its principal office, or substantial assets within South Carolina; and either:

    (A) more than ten percent of its shareholders resident in South Carolina;

    (B) more than ten percent of its shares owned by South Carolina residents; or

    (C) ten thousand shareholders resident in South Carolina. See South Carolina Code 35-2-104
  • 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.
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Offer to purchase: includes an attempt or offer to obtain, or solicitation of an offer to sell, a security or interest in a security for value. See South Carolina Code 35-1-102
  • Person: means an individual; corporation; business trust; estate; trust; partnership; limited liability company; association; joint venture; government; governmental subdivision, agency, or instrumentality; public corporation; or any other legal or commercial entity. See South Carolina Code 35-1-102
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Predecessor chapter: means Chapter 1 of Title 35 of the South Carolina Code of Laws, 1976, prior to its amendment by the adoption of the South Carolina Uniform Securities Act of 2005. See South Carolina Code 35-1-102
  • public record: means information that is inscribed on a tangible medium or that is stored in an electronic or other medium and is retrievable in perceivable form. See South Carolina Code 35-1-102
  • 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.
  • Sale: includes every contract of sale, contract to sell, or disposition of, a security or interest in a security for value, and "offer to sell" includes every attempt or offer to dispose of, or solicitation of an offer to purchase, a security or interest in a security for value. See South Carolina Code 35-1-102
  • Securities and Exchange Commission: means the United States Securities and Exchange Commission. See South Carolina Code 35-1-102
  • Securities Commissioner: means the Attorney General. See South Carolina Code 35-1-102
  • Security: means any note; stock; treasury stock; security future; bond; debenture; evidence of indebtedness; certificate of interest or participation in a profit-sharing agreement; collateral trust certificate; preorganization certificate or subscription; transferable share; investment contract; voting trust certificate; certificate of deposit for a security; fractional undivided interest in oil, gas, or other mineral rights; put, call, straddle, option, or privilege on a security, certificate of deposit, or group or index of securities, including an interest therein or based on the value thereof; put, call, straddle, option, or privilege entered into on a national securities exchange relating to foreign currency; or, in general, an interest or instrument commonly known as a "security"; or a certificate of interest or participation in, temporary or interim certificate for, receipt for, guarantee of, or warrant or right to subscribe to or purchase, any of the foregoing. See South Carolina Code 35-1-102
  • Self-regulatory organization: means a national securities exchange registered under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, a national securities association of broker-dealers registered under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, a clearing agency registered under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, or the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board established under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. See South Carolina Code 35-1-102
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • State: means a State of the United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the United States Virgin Islands, or any territory or insular possession subject to the jurisdiction of the United States. See South Carolina Code 35-1-102
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.