Sections
§ 3421 Definitions; application
§ 3422 Scope of chapter
§ 3423 Construction of terms
§ 3424 Application of provisions of title
§ 3425 Adverse possession in roadway confers no right
§ 3426 Contracts between corporations; corporate property
§ 3427 Alien railroad corporations; exceptions
§ 3428 Jurisdiction of Superior Court
§ 3429 Rights and liabilities not affected
§ 3430 Legislative control
§ 3431 Railroad rights-of-way
§ 3432 Emergency action for railroad derailment accidents

Terms Used In Vermont Statutes > Title 5 > Chapter 60

  • Agency: means the Agency of Transportation. See
  • agreement: shall mean one or more of the following:

  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Bankruptcy: Refers to statutes and judicial proceedings involving persons or businesses that cannot pay their debts and seek the assistance of the court in getting a fresh start. Under the protection of the bankruptcy court, debtors may discharge their debts, perhaps by paying a portion of each debt. Bankruptcy judges preside over these proceedings.
  • Board: means the Transportation Board. See
  • Board of Liquor and Lottery: means the board of control appointed under the provisions of chapter 5 of this title. See
  • Certificate of approval: means an authorization by the Board of Liquor and Lottery pursuant to section 274 of this title to a manufacturer or distributor of malt beverages or vinous beverages, or both, not licensed under the provisions of this title, to sell those beverages to holders of a packager's or wholesale dealer's license issued by the Board pursuant to section 272 or 273 of this title. See
  • Certificate of approval holder: means a holder of a certificate of approval issued by the Board of Liquor and Lottery pursuant to section 274 of this title that produces or distributes a total annual volume of not more than 50,000 barrels of malt beverages and whose products comprise three percent or less of a wholesale dealer's total annual sales of malt beverages by volume. See
  • Compensation: means the cost of a wholesale dealer's laid-in inventory related to a franchise that has been or is about to be terminated plus five times the average annual gross profits earned by the wholesale dealer on the sale of products pursuant to the franchise during the last three calendar years or, if the franchise has not been in existence for three years, the period of time during which the franchise has been in existence. See
  • 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.
  • Fee simple: Absolute title to property with no limitations or restrictions regarding the person who may inherit it.
  • following: when used by way of reference to a section of the law shall mean the next preceding or following section. See
  • Franchise: means an agreement governing a relationship between a wholesale dealer and a certificate of approval holder or manufacturer that was entered into on or after January 1, 2019 and has existed for at least one year and has one or more of the following characteristics:

  • Franchisee: means any malt beverages or vinous beverages wholesale dealer to whom a franchise or agreement as defined in this section is granted or offered, or any malt beverages or vinous beverages certificate of approval holder or manufacturer who is a party to a franchise or agreement as defined in this section. See
  • Franchisor: means any malt beverages or vinous beverages certificate of approval holder or manufacturer who enters into any franchise or agreement with a malt beverages or vinous beverages wholesale dealer, or any malt beverages or vinous beverages certificate of approval holder or manufacturer who is a party to a franchise or agreement as defined in this 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.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Malt beverages: means all fermented beverages of any name or description manufactured for sale from malt, wholly or in part, or from any substitute therefor, known as, among other things, beer, ale, or lager, containing not less than one percent nor more than 16 percent alcohol by volume at 60 degrees Fahrenheit. See
  • Manufacturer: means a manufacturer licensed pursuant to section 271 of this title that produces a total annual volume of not more than 50,000 barrels of malt beverages and whose products comprise three percent or less of a wholesale dealer's total annual sales of malt beverages by volume. See
  • Municipality: means a county, city, village, town, or any other political subdivision of this State, and any public corporation, authority, or district of this State which is or may be authorized by law to acquire, establish, construct, maintain, improve, or operate transportation facilities or services. See
  • 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.
  • Person: means an individual, firm, partnership, corporation, company, association, joint stock association, or body politic, including a trustee, receiver, assignee, or other similar representative. See
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • road: shall include bridges thereon and their approaches. See
  • sales territory: means the area of sales responsibility designated by any agreement or franchise between any franchisee or franchisor for the brand or brands of any franchisor or manufacturer. See
  • Secretary: means the Secretary of Transportation. 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.
  • Total annual sales: means the total volume of all malt beverages sold by a wholesale dealer in the last four completed calendar quarters. See
  • Total annual volume: means :

  • Town: shall include city and wards or precincts therein; "selectboard members" and "board of civil authority" shall extend to and include the mayor and aldermen of cities; "trustees" shall extend to and include bailiffs of incorporated villages; and the laws applicable to the inhabitants and officers of towns shall be applicable to the inhabitants and similar officers of all municipal corporations. See
  • Vinous beverages: means all fermented beverages of any name or description manufactured or obtained for sale from the natural sugar content of fruits or other agricultural product, containing sugar, the alcoholic content of which is not less than one percent nor more than 16 percent by volume at 60 degrees Fahrenheit. See
  • Wholesale dealer: means a packager licensed pursuant to section 272 of this title or a wholesale dealer licensed pursuant to section 273 of this title. See
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.