§ 44-8-10 Targeted community program for dental health education, screening, and treatment referral in public schools; coordination of efforts; promulgation of regulations; Acknowledgment of Dental Screening
§ 44-8-20 Definitions
§ 44-8-30 Acknowledgement of Dental Screening; time limits for presentation to school
§ 44-8-40 Dental screening in school setting; notification to parents and community oral health coordinator of necessity of further professional attention; duties of coordinator
§ 44-8-50 Parental exemption form; acceptance in place of Acknowledgment of Dental Screening
§ 44-8-60 Implementation of chapter contingent on appropriation of adequate funds

Terms Used In South Carolina Code > Title 44 > Chapter 8

  • Administrator: means the South Carolina Secretary of State. See South Carolina Code 39-73-10
  • 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
  • Commodity: means , except as otherwise specified by the administrator, an agricultural, a grain, or a livestock product or by-product, a metal or mineral, including a precious metal, a gem, or gemstone whether characterized as precious, semi-precious, or otherwise, a fuel whether liquid, gaseous, or otherwise, a foreign currency, and other goods, articles, products, or items. See South Carolina Code 39-73-10
  • Commodity Exchange Act: means the act of Congress known as the Commodity Exchange Act, as amended, unless the administrator within ten days following the effective date of an amendment, disallows the application to this chapter by regulation. See South Carolina Code 39-73-10
  • Commodity Futures Trading Commission: means the independent regulatory agency established by Congress to administer the Commodity Exchange Act. See South Carolina Code 39-73-10
  • Common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
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  • 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.
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • 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.
  • Offer: includes every offer to sell, offer to purchase, or offer to enter into a commodity contract or commodity option. See South Carolina Code 39-73-10
  • 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: means an individual, a corporation, a partnership, an association, a joint-stock company, a trust where the interests of the beneficiaries are evidenced by a security, an unincorporated organization, a government, or a political subdivision of a government. See South Carolina Code 39-73-10
  • sell: includes every sale, contract of sale, contract to sell, or disposition for value. See South Carolina Code 39-73-10
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.