Subchapter 1 General Provisions 521 – 525
Subchapter 2 Administration 527 – 529
Subchapter 3 Licensure Requirements 531 – 536
Subchapter 4 Unprofessional Conduct and Discipline 541

Terms Used In Vermont Statutes > Title 26 > Chapter 10

  • Adjunctive therapies: means to treat the human body by manual, mechanical, electrical, or natural methods, or by the use of physical means which include light, heat, water, or exercise in preparation for a chiropractic adjustment or manipulation. See
  • Advisor: means an advisor appointed to give advice to the Director of the Office of Professional Regulation under section 4705 of this title. See
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Auction: means the offering of real or personal property for sale by means of exchanges between an auctioneer and bidders. See
  • Auctioneer: means a person who, for a fee or other compensation, conducts, advertises, or offers services to conduct auctions. See
  • biennially: shall mean the year in which a regular session of the General Assembly is held. See
  • Board: means the Board of Chiropractic created under section 527 of this title. See
  • Candidate: means an individual who has taken any affirmative action to become a candidate for public office. See
  • chiropractic physician: means a person licensed under this chapter. See
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Director: means the Director of the Office of Professional Regulation. See
  • Director: means the Director of the Office of Professional Regulation. See
  • Director: means the Director of the Office of Professional Regulation. See
  • Disciplinary action: means any action taken by an administrative law officer established under 3 V. See
  • Election: means the procedure whereby the voters of this State, or any of its political subdivisions, select persons to fill public offices or act on public questions. See
  • 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.
  • Fees: shall mean earnings due for official services, aside from salaries or per diem compensation. See
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • filed: means deposited in the regularly maintained office of the official with whom the filing is to be made. See
  • following: when used by way of reference to a section of the law shall mean the next preceding or following section. See
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • 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.
  • Office: means the Office of Professional Regulation. See
  • Performance of respiratory care: means respiratory care in accordance with the prescription of a licensed physician, licensed osteopath, certified physician assistant, certified anesthesiologist assistant, or licensed nurse practitioner, including the diagnostic and therapeutic use of the following:

  • Person: shall include any natural person, corporation, municipality, the State of Vermont or any department, agency, or subdivision of the State, and any partnership, unincorporated association, or other legal entity. See
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Political party: is a ny group of individuals that has organized and filed its certificate of organization with the Secretary of State, pursuant to chapter 45 of this title. See
  • practice of chiropractic: means the diagnosis of human ailments and diseases related to subluxations, joint dysfunctions, and neuromuscular and skeletal disorders for the purpose of their detection, correction, or referral in order to restore and maintain health, including pain relief, without providing drugs or performing surgery; the use of physical and clinical examinations, conventional radiologic procedures and interpretation, as well as the use of diagnostic imaging read and interpreted by a person so licensed and clinical laboratory procedures to determine the propriety of a regimen of chiropractic care; adjunctive therapies approved by the Board, by rule, to be used in conjunction with chiropractic treatment; and treatment by adjustment or manipulation of the spine or other joints and connected neuromusculoskeletal tissues and bodily articulations. See
  • Practice of respiratory care: means :

  • Practice of speech-language pathology: includes :

  • Primary: means any election that precedes a general or special election, for the purpose of permitting political parties to nominate, from among all of the candidates for any office, only that number of candidates equal to the number of persons to be elected to that office at the succeeding general or special election. See
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Respiratory care: means the allied health profession responsible for the treatment, management, diagnostic testing, control, and care of patients with deficiencies and abnormalities associated with cardiopulmonary systems under the direction of a physician, physician assistant, anesthesiologist assistant, or nurse practitioner. See
  • Respiratory care practitioner: means a person:

  • Secretary: means the Secretary of State. See
  • 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.
  • Speech-language pathologist: means a person licensed to practice speech-language pathology under this chapter. See
  • Speech-language pathology: means the application of principles, methods, and procedures related to the development and disorders of human communication, which include any and all conditions that impede the normal process of human communication. See
  • State: when applied to the different parts of the United States may apply to the District of Columbia and any territory and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. See
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Supervisor of record: means a respiratory care practitioner licensed in this State who has been practicing actively as a respiratory care practitioner for at least two years prior to becoming a supervisor of record and is employed by the same employer as the person being supervised. See
  • sworn: shall include affirmed. See
  • Town: includes "city. See