Subchapter 1 General Provisions 1161 – 1163
Subchapter 2 Board of Professional Engineering 1171 – 1176
Subchapter 3 Licensing and Specialty Certifications 1181a – 1188
Subchapter 4 Discipline 1191

Terms Used In Vermont Statutes > Title 26 > Chapter 20

  • 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.
  • Approved naturopathic medical college: means a college which grants a degree of doctor of naturopathic medicine or doctor of naturopathy:

  • Athlete: means any individual participating in fitness training and conditioning, sports, or other athletic competition, practices, or events requiring physical strength, agility, flexibility, range of motion, speed, or stamina. See
  • Athletic training: means the application of principles and methods of conditioning, the prevention, immediate care, recognition, evaluation, assessment, and treatment of athletic and orthopedic injuries within the scope of education and training, the organization and administration of an athletic training program, and the education and counseling of athletes, coaches, family members, medical personnel, and communities in the area of care and prevention of athletic and orthopedic injuries. See
  • biennially: shall mean the year in which a regular session of the General Assembly is held. See
  • Board: means the State Board of Health. See
  • Board: means the Board of Professional Engineering. See
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Health or the Commissioner's designee. 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.
  • 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.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Department: means the Department of Health. See
  • Director: means the Director of the Office of Professional Regulation. See
  • Director: means the Director of Occupational Health. See
  • Director: means the director of the office of professional regulation. See
  • Disciplinary action: includes issuance of warnings and all sanctions including denial, suspension, revocation, limitation, or restriction of licenses, and other similar limitations. See
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Division: means the Division of Occupational Health. See
  • Employee: means any person engaged in service to an employer for wages, salary, or other compensation, excluding an independent contractor. See
  • Employer: means a person, as hereinafter defined, who employs one or more persons. 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
  • Financial interest: means being:

  • following: when used by way of reference to a section of the law shall mean the next preceding or following section. See
  • Health hazard: means any material, including biological material or energy, or both, in any form from any source that can adversely affect the health of any employee, or can adversely affect the health of any person exposed in a place of employment or any person adversely exposed from a source in a place of employment. See
  • Instruments of service: means project deliverables, such as reports, specifications, drawings, plans, construction documents, or engineering surveys, that have been prepared under the licensee's responsible charge. See
  • 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.
  • Licensed athletic trainer: means a person licensed in accordance with the provisions of this chapter. See
  • Municipality: shall include a city, town, town school district, incorporated school or fire district or incorporated village, and all other governmental incorporated units. See
  • Naturopathic physician: is a person who practices naturopathic medicine and is licensed under this chapter. See
  • Occupational disease: means a disease caused by exposure to an occupational health hazard. See
  • 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
  • Practice of professional engineering: means providing, attempting to provide, or offering to provide professional engineering services. See
  • private practice: means a professional engineer who owns, operates, or is employed by a business entity that derives a substantial part of its income from providing professional engineering services to the public. See
  • Professional engineer: means a person licensed under this chapter. See
  • Professional engineering: means any service or creative work, the adequate performance of which requires engineering education, training, and experience in the application of special knowledge of the mathematical, physical, and engineering sciences and the principles and methods of engineering analysis and design acquired by engineering education and engineering experience, insofar as the service or work involves safeguarding life, health, or property. See
  • Responsible charge: means direct control and personal supervision of engineering work. See
  • seal: shall include an impression of the official seal made upon paper alone or by means of a wafer or wax affixed thereto. See
  • Specialty discipline: means that area of professional engineering recognized by the Board as the area of expertise and practice for which a license is granted. See
  • State: includes the United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam, and the U. 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
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Unauthorized practice: means conduct prohibited by section 1162 of this chapter and not exempted by section 1163 of this chapter. See
  • VOSHA Code: means this chapter and 21 V. See