Subchapter 1 General Provisions 1750 – 1753
Subchapter 2 Board of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons 1791 – 1794
Subchapter 3 Licenses and Examination 1831 – 1836
Subchapter 4 Denials; Unprofessional Conduct and Discipline 1842

Terms Used In Vermont Statutes > Title 26 > Chapter 33 - Osteopathy

  • Accredited school or college of osteopathic medicine: means a school approved by the AOA or by the Board according to its rules. See
  • 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 hospital: means a hospital approved by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) or Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME). See
  • Approved program: means a one-year internship or postgraduate program approved by the AOA or the ACGME. See
  • biennially: shall mean the year in which a regular session of the General Assembly is held. See
  • Board: means the Board of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons created under section 1791 of this title. See
  • Commissioner: means Commissioner of Motor Vehicles unless otherwise stated. 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.
  • Department: means Department of Motor Vehicles unless otherwise stated. See
  • Department: means the Department of Environmental Conservation. See
  • Enforcement officers: shall include :

  • 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
  • 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.
  • following: when used by way of reference to a section of the law shall mean the next preceding or following section. See
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • 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.
  • Justice: when applied to a person, other than a Justice of the Supreme Court, shall mean a justice of the peace for the county for which he or she is elected or appointed. See
  • Law enforcement officer: means a person designated in subdivision 4(11) of this title and includes deputy State game wardens and auxiliary State Police officers. See
  • Member: means any individual who has entered into a contract with a health maintenance organization for the provision of health care services, or on whose behalf such an arrangement has been made, as well as the individual's dependents covered by the contract. See
  • Motorboat: means any vessel equipped with machinery capable of propelling the vessel, whether or not such machinery is the principal source of propulsion. See
  • Operate: includes an attempt to operate and shall be construed to cover all matters and things connected with the presence and use of snowmobiles whether they be at motion or rest. See
  • Operator: shall include all persons 18 years of age or over properly licensed to operate motor vehicles. See
  • Osteopathic physician: means a person licensed under this chapter to practice osteopathic medicine. See
  • Owner: means a person, other than a lienholder, having the property in or title to a vessel. See
  • Person: means an individual, partnership, firm, corporation, association, or other entity. See
  • Person: means any individual; partnership; company; corporation; association; joint venture; trust; municipality; the State of Vermont or any agency, department, or subdivision of the State; any federal agency; or any other legal or commercial entity. 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
  • Personal watercraft: means a class A vessel that uses an inboard engine powering a water jet pump as its primary source of motive power and that is designed to be operated by an individual or individuals sitting, standing, or kneeling on or being towed behind the motorboat rather than in the conventional manner of sitting or standing inside the vessel. See
  • Public good: means that which shall be for the greatest benefit of the people of the State of Vermont. See
  • Public waters: means navigable waters excepting those waters in private ponds and private preserves as set forth in 10 Vt. See
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Sailboard: means a sailboat whose unsupported mast is attached to a surfboard-like hull by a flexible joint. 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.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Vessel: means every description of watercraft, other than a seaplane on the water or a racing shell or rowing scull occupied exclusively by individuals over 12 years of age, used or capable of being used as a means of transportation on water. See
  • Waste: means effluent, sewage, or any substance or material, liquid, gaseous, solid, or radioactive, including heated liquids, whether or not harmful or deleterious to waters of this State. See