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Terms Used In Virginia Code > Title 1 > Chapter 2.1

  • Abandonment: means that the public's right to use a public highway, public landing, or public crossing has been extinguished. See Virginia Code 33.2-900
  • ABLE savings trust account: means an account established pursuant to this chapter to assist individuals and families to save private funds to support individuals with disabilities to maintain health, independence, and quality of life, with such account used to apply distributions for qualified disability expenses for an eligible individual, as both such terms are defined in § 529A of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended, or other applicable federal law. See Virginia Code 23.1-700
  • Acceptable securities: means securities that (i) are legal investments under the laws of the Commonwealth for public sinking funds or for other public funds, (ii) are not in default as to principal or interest, (iii) have a current market value of not less than $50,000 nor more than $500,000, and (iv) are issued pursuant to a system of book-entry evidencing ownership interests of the securities with transfers of ownership effected on the records of the depository and its participants pursuant to rules and procedures established by the depository. See Virginia Code 38.2-4300
  • Accident and sickness insurance: means insurance against loss resulting from sickness, or from bodily injury or death by accident or accidental means, or from a combination of any or all of these perils. See Virginia Code 38.2-109
  • Accident and sickness insurance company: means a person subject to licensing in accordance with provisions in Chapter 10 (§ 38. See Virginia Code 38.2-5800
  • Acquittal:
    1. Judgement that a criminal defendant has not been proved guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.
    2. A verdict of "not guilty."
     
  • Act: means this chapter, the Land Bank Entities Act (§ 15. See Virginia Code 15.2-7500
  • Adjacent to such authority: includes real or personal property which is contiguous, neighboring, or within reasonable proximity of an authority. See Virginia Code 15.2-6301
  • adjusted capital: means net worth of a health maintenance organization and, for all other licensees, means surplus to policyholders. See Virginia Code 38.2-5501
  • Adjusted RBC Report: means an RBC report which has been adjusted by the Commission in accordance with subsection F of § 38. See Virginia Code 38.2-5501
  • Administrator: means a person, other than an insurer or creditor, that performs administrative or operational functions pursuant to a guaranteed asset protection waiver program. See Virginia Code 38.2-6400
  • Advertising: means any written, electronic, or printed communication or any communication by means of recorded telephone messages or transmitted on radio, television, the Internet, or similar communications media, including film strips, motion pictures, and videos published, disseminated, circulated or placed before the public, directly or indirectly, for the purpose of creating an interest in or inducing a person to sell a life insurance policy pursuant to a viatical settlement contract. See Virginia Code 38.2-6000
  • Advisory Board: means the Litter Control and Recycling Fund Advisory Board. See Virginia Code 10.1-1414
  • Advisory committee: means the agricultural and forestal districts advisory committee. See Virginia Code 15.2-4302
  • Advisory committee: means the agricultural and forestal advisory committee. See Virginia Code 15.2-4402
  • Agency: means all boards, commissions, departments, divisions, institutions, authorities, or parts thereof, of the Commonwealth or its political subdivisions and includes the offices of constitutional officers. See Virginia Code 42.1-77
  • Agent: means any person who acts for another with or without compensation at the request, or with the knowledge and acquiescence, of the other in dealing with third persons. See Virginia Code 54.1-3939
  • Agriculturally and forestally significant land: means land that has recently or historically produced agricultural and forestal products, is suitable for agricultural or forestal production or is considered appropriate to be retained for agricultural and forestal production as determined by such factors as soil quality, topography, climate, markets, farm structures, and other relevant factors. See Virginia Code 15.2-4302
  • Annual percentage rate: The cost of credit at a yearly rate. It is calculated in a standard way, taking the average compound interest rate over the term of the loan so borrowers can compare loans. Lenders are required by law to disclose a card account's APR. Source: FDIC
  • Annuities: means all agreements to make periodic payments in specified or calculable sums pursuant to the terms of a contract for a stated period of time or for the life of the person or persons specified in the contract. See Virginia Code 38.2-106
  • Annuity: A periodic (usually annual) payment of a fixed sum of money for either the life of the recipient or for a fixed number of years. A series of payments under a contract from an insurance company, a trust company, or an individual. Annuity payments are made at regular intervals over a period of more than one full year.
  • annuity: shall be deemed to include "variable annuity" and "modified guaranteed annuity" and shall be deemed to include a contract under which a lump sum cash settlement is an alternative to the option of periodic payments. See Virginia Code 38.2-106
  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • Applicant: means in the case of an individual long-term care insurance policy, the person who seeks to contract for such benefits, or in the case of a group long-term care insurance policy, the proposed certificateholder. See Virginia Code 38.2-5200
  • Application: means the set of items a landowner or landowners must submit to the local governing body when applying for the creation of a district or an addition to an existing district. See Virginia Code 15.2-4302
  • Area of operation: means an area coextensive with the territorial boundaries of the land acquired from the federal government by the authority. See Virginia Code 15.2-6301
  • Asbestos: means any material containing more than one percent of asbestos by weight, which is friable or which has a reasonable chance of becoming friable in the course of ordinary or anticipated building use. See Virginia Code 40.1-51.23
  • Asset management: means a systematic process of operating and maintaining the systems of state highways by combining engineering practices and analysis with sound business practices and economic theory to achieve cost-effective outcomes. See Virginia Code 33.2-100
  • Associate-degree-granting: means that an associate degree is the most advanced degree that is granted. See Virginia Code 23.1-100
  • Associate-degree-granting public institution of higher education: includes Richard Bland College and each comprehensive community college. See Virginia Code 23.1-100
  • attorney: means attorney-at-law. See Virginia Code 54.1-3900
  • Attorney: means the person designated and authorized by subscribers as the attorney-in-fact having authority to obligate them on reciprocal insurance contracts. See Virginia Code 38.2-1201
  • Authority: means any political subdivision, a body politic and corporate, created, organized and operated pursuant to the provisions of this chapter, or if the authority is abolished, the board, body, commission, department or officer succeeding to the principal functions thereof or to whom the powers given by this chapter are given by law. See Virginia Code 15.2-4902
  • Authority: means any political subdivision, a body politic and corporate, created, organized, and operated pursuant to the provisions of this chapter or, if such Authority is abolished, the board, body, authority, department, or officer succeeding to the principal functions thereof or to whom the powers given by this chapter are given by law. See Virginia Code 15.2-5369
  • Authority: means a political subdivision and a body politic and corporate created, organized and existing pursuant to the provisions of this chapter, or if the authority is abolished, the board, body, commission, department or officer succeeding to the principal functions thereof or to whom the powers given by this chapter shall be given by law. See Virginia Code 15.2-5402
  • Authority: means an authority created under the provisions of this chapter or, if any such authority has been abolished, the entity succeeding to the principal functions thereof. See Virginia Code 15.2-5431.2
  • Authority: means any political subdivision, a body politic and corporate, created, organized and operated pursuant to the provisions of this chapter, or if such Authority is abolished, the board, body, commission, department or officer succeeding to the principal functions thereof or to whom the powers given by this chapter are given by law. See Virginia Code 15.2-5501
  • Authority: means any political subdivision, a body politic and corporate, created, organized and operated pursuant to the provisions of this chapter, or if such Authority is abolished, the board, body, commission, department or officer succeeding to the principal functions thereof or to whom the powers given by this chapter are given by law. See Virginia Code 15.2-5509
  • Authority: means an authority created under the provisions of § 15. See Virginia Code 15.2-5601
  • Authority: means an authority created under the provisions of § 15. See Virginia Code 15.2-5701
  • Authority: means the Virginia Baseball Stadium Authority. See Virginia Code 15.2-5800
  • Authority: means the Hampton Roads Sports Facility Authority. See Virginia Code 15.2-5900
  • Authority: means the Southwest Regional Recreation Authority, a body politic and corporate, created, organized, and operated pursuant to the provisions of this chapter or, if such Authority is abolished, the board, body, authority, department, or officer succeeding to the principal functions thereof or to whom the powers given by this chapter are given by law. See Virginia Code 15.2-6017
  • Authority: means any political subdivision created by this chapter. See Virginia Code 15.2-6301
  • Authority: means any regional facility authority organized and existing pursuant to this chapter. See Virginia Code 15.2-6400
  • Authority: means the BVU Authority created by entity conversion of Bristol Virginia Utilities by this chapter. See Virginia Code 15.2-7202
  • Authority: means any political subdivision, a body politic and corporate, created, organized, and operated pursuant to the provisions of the Act. See Virginia Code 15.2-7500
  • Authority: means the Fort Monroe Authority. See Virginia Code 2.2-2337
  • Authorized Control Level RBC: means the number determined under the risk-based capital formula in accordance with the RBC Instructions;

    4. See Virginia Code 38.2-5501

  • Average weekly wage: means :

    1. See Virginia Code 65.2-101

  • Award: means the grant or denial of benefits or other relief under this title or any rule adopted pursuant thereto. See Virginia Code 65.2-101
  • Baccalaureate: means that bachelor's degrees or more advanced degrees, or both, are granted. See Virginia Code 23.1-100
  • Baccalaureate public institution of higher education: includes Christopher Newport University, George Mason University, James Madison University, Longwood University, the University of Mary Washington, Norfolk State University, Old Dominion University, Radford University, the University of Virginia, the University of Virginia's College at Wise as a division of the University of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University, Virginia Military Institute, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Virginia State University, and The College of William and Mary in Virginia. See Virginia Code 23.1-100
  • Back Bay and its tributaries: means the following, as shown on the United States Geological Survey Quadrangle Sheets for Virginia Beach, North Bay, and Knotts Island: Back Bay north of the Virginia-North Carolina state line; Capsies Creek north of the Virginia-North Carolina state line; Deal Creek; Devil Creek; Nawney Creek; Redhead Bay, Sand Bay, Shipps Bay, North Bay, and the waters connecting them; Beggars Bridge Creek; Muddy Creek; Ashville Bridge Creek; Hells Point Creek; Black Gut; and all coves, ponds and natural waterways adjacent to or connecting with the above-named bodies of water. See Virginia Code 28.2-1300
  • Bank: means the Virginia Transportation Infrastructure Bank created in § 33. See Virginia Code 33.2-1501
  • 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.
  • Basic health care services: means emergency services, inpatient hospital and physician care, outpatient medical services, laboratory and radiological services, mental health and substance use disorder benefits, and preventive health services. See Virginia Code 38.2-5800
  • Basic health care services: means in and out-of-area emergency services, inpatient hospital and physician care, outpatient medical services, laboratory and radiologic services, mental health and substance use disorder benefits, and preventive health services. See Virginia Code 38.2-4300
  • Beach: means the shoreline zone comprised of unconsolidated sandy material upon which there is a mutual interaction of the forces of erosion, sediment transport and deposition that extends from the low water line landward to where there is a marked change in either material composition or physiographic form such as a dune, bluff, or marsh, or where no such change can be identified, to the line of woody vegetation (usually the effective limit of stormwaves), or the nearest impermeable man-made structure, such as a bulkhead, revetment, or paved road. See Virginia Code 28.2-1400
  • Beneficial use: includes domestic (including public water supply), agricultural, commercial, and industrial uses. See Virginia Code 62.1-255
  • beneficiary: means (i) a resident of the Commonwealth, as determined by the board, who is the beneficiary of a prepaid tuition contract and who may apply advance tuition payments to tuition as set forth in this chapter; (ii) a beneficiary of a prepaid tuition contract purchased by a resident of the Commonwealth, as determined by the board, who may apply advance tuition payments to tuition as set forth in this chapter; or (iii) a beneficiary of a savings trust account established pursuant to this chapter. See Virginia Code 23.1-700
  • Beneficiation facility: means a facility that uses methods including sorting by color, removal of contaminants, crushing, grinding, screening, grading, and monitoring of size and quality to produce clean, crushed glass cullet that satisfies the specifications of the end user of the cullet, including a manufacturer of glass containers or fiberglass. See Virginia Code 10.1-1414
  • Birth-related neurological injury: means injury to the brain or spinal cord of an infant caused by the deprivation of oxygen or mechanical injury occurring in the course of labor, delivery or resuscitation necessitated by a deprivation of oxygen or mechanical injury that occurred in the course of labor or delivery, in a hospital which renders the infant permanently motorically disabled and (i) developmentally disabled or (ii) for infants sufficiently developed to be cognitively evaluated, cognitively disabled. See Virginia Code 38.2-5001
  • Board: means the Safety and Health Codes Board. See Virginia Code 40.1-51.23
  • Board: means the governing board of the Plan. See Virginia Code 23.1-700
  • board: means a board created pursuant to § 28. See Virginia Code 28.2-1300
  • Board: means the members of the board of visitors, board of trustees, or other governing board of an institution. See Virginia Code 23.1-1100
  • board: means the board created pursuant to § 28. See Virginia Code 28.2-1400
  • Board: means the State Library Board. See Virginia Code 42.1-77
  • Board: when used in this chapter shall mean the Board of Bar Examiners. See Virginia Code 54.1-3919
  • Board: means the Safety and Health Codes Board. See Virginia Code 40.1-2
  • Board: means the Commonwealth Transportation Board. See Virginia Code 33.2-100
  • Board: means the State Water Control Board. See Virginia Code 62.1-255
  • Board: means the board of the Southwest Regional Recreation Authority established pursuant to § 15. See Virginia Code 15.2-6017
  • Board: means the Virginia Waste Management Board. See Virginia Code 10.1-1400
  • Board: means the board of directors of an authority. See Virginia Code 15.2-6400
  • board: means the board of directors of an authority or a corporation. See Virginia Code 15.2-7500
  • Board: means the Board of Trustees created in § Virginia Code 23.1-100
  • Chronically ill: means (i) being unable to perform at least two activities of daily living, which shall include eating, toileting, transferring, bathing, dressing or continence, (ii) requiring substantial supervision by another person to protect the individual from threats to health and safety due to severe cognitive impairment, or (iii) having a level of disability similar to that described in clause (i) as determined by the federal Secretary of Health and Human Resources. See Virginia Code 38.2-6000
  • City: means any independent incorporated community which became a city as provided by law before noon on the first day of July, nineteen hundred seventy-one, or which has within defined boundaries a population of 5,000 or more and which has become a city as provided by law. See Virginia Code 15.2-102
  • City: has the meaning assigned to it in § 1-208. See Virginia Code 33.2-100
  • City: means the City of Bristol, Virginia. See Virginia Code 15.2-7202
  • City Council: means the City Council of the City of Bristol, Virginia. See Virginia Code 15.2-7202
  • Claimant: means any person who files a claim pursuant to § Virginia Code 65.2-101
  • Commission: means the State Corporation Commission. See Virginia Code 38.2-100
  • Commission: means the Virginia State Corporation Commission. See Virginia Code 15.2-7202
  • Commission: means the Virginia Workers' Compensation Commission. See Virginia Code 38.2-5001
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Labor and Industry or his authorized representative. See Virginia Code 40.1-51.23
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Labor and Industry. See Virginia Code 40.1-2
  • Commissioner: means the State Health Commissioner. See Virginia Code 15.2-5369
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Marine Resources. See Virginia Code 28.2-100
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner, director, or superintendent of insurance in a state other than the Commonwealth of Virginia. See Virginia Code 38.2-5101
  • Commissioner of Highways: means the individual who serves as the chief executive officer of the Department of Transportation. See Virginia Code 33.2-100
  • Commissioner of Insurance: means the administrative or executive officer of the division or bureau of the Commission established to administer the insurance laws of this Commonwealth. See Virginia Code 38.2-100
  • Commissioners: means the members of the board of commissioners of an authority. See Virginia Code 15.2-6301
  • Commonwealth: means the Commonwealth of Virginia. See Virginia Code 15.2-7202
  • Company: means any association, aggregate of individuals, business, corporation, individual, joint-stock company, Lloyds type of organization, organization, partnership, receiver, reciprocal or interinsurance exchange, trustee or society. See Virginia Code 38.2-100
  • Company Action Level RBC: means , with respect to any licensee, the product of 2. See Virginia Code 38.2-5501
  • Completed operations liability: means liability arising out of the installation, maintenance, or repair of any product at a site which is not owned or controlled by (i) any person who performs that work or (ii) any person who hires an independent contractor to perform that work; but shall include liability for activities which are completed or abandoned before the date of the occurrence giving rise to the liability. See Virginia Code 38.2-5101
  • Component governments: means the counties and cities composing a transportation district and the various departments, bureaus, and divisions of such counties and cities. See Virginia Code 33.2-1901
  • Comprehensive community college: means an associate-degree-granting public institution of higher education governed by the State Board that offers instruction in one or more of the following fields:

    1. See Virginia Code 23.1-100

  • Concurrent resolution: A legislative measure, designated "S. Con. Res." and numbered consecutively upon introduction, generally employed to address the sentiments of both chambers, to deal with issues or matters affecting both houses, such as a concurrent budget resolution, or to create a temporary joint committee. Concurrent resolutions are not submitted to the President/Governor and thus do not have the force of law.
  • Constitutional officer: means an officer provided for pursuant to Article VII, § 4 of the Constitution. See Virginia Code 15.2-102
  • container: means all packages or containers intended or used to contain solids, liquids or materials and so designated. See Virginia Code 10.1-1414
  • Contract holder: means (i) with respect to group contracts, the organization or entity to which the dental benefit contract is issued, and (ii) with respect to individual contracts, the individual who enters into a dental benefit contract covering the individual or the individual and dependents of the individual. See Virginia Code 38.2-6101
  • Contract holder: means a person entering into a subscription contract with a nonstock corporation. See Virginia Code 38.2-4501
  • Contributor: means a person who contributes money to a savings trust account established pursuant to this chapter on behalf of a qualified beneficiary and who is listed as the owner of the savings trust account. See Virginia Code 23.1-700
  • Cooperative agreement: means an agreement among two or more hospitals for the sharing, allocation, consolidation by merger or other combination of assets, or referral of patients, personnel, instructional programs, support services, and facilities or medical, diagnostic, or laboratory facilities or procedures or other services traditionally offered by hospitals. See Virginia Code 15.2-5369
  • Coordinated Framework: means the federal Coordinated Framework for the Regulation of Biotechnology set forth in 51 Fed. See Virginia Code 2.2-5501
  • Copayment: means the amount payable for a particular service by an enrollee in accordance with the patient charge schedule or for which the enrollee is responsible as a condition for receiving benefits under a dental benefit contract. See Virginia Code 38.2-6101
  • Copayment: means an amount an enrollee is required to pay in order to receive a specific health care service. See Virginia Code 38.2-4300
  • Corporation: means any nonprofit, nonstock corporation created under Chapter 10 (§ 13. See Virginia Code 15.2-7500
  • Corrective Order: means an order issued by the Commission specifying corrective actions which the Commission has determined are required. See Virginia Code 38.2-5501
  • Cost: means , as applied to authority facilities, the cost of construction; the cost of acquisition of all lands, structures, rights-of-way, franchises, easements and other property rights and interests; the cost of demolishing, removing or relocating any buildings or structures on lands acquired, including the cost of acquiring any lands to which such buildings or structures may be moved or relocated; the cost of all labor, materials, machinery and equipment; financing charges and interest on all bonds prior to and during construction and, if deemed advisable by the authority, for a period not exceeding one year after completion of such construction; cost of engineering, financial and legal services, plans, specifications, studies, surveys, estimates of cost and of revenues, and other expenses necessary or incident to determining the feasibility or practicability of constructing the authority facilities; administrative expenses, provisions for working capital, reserves for interest and for extensions, enlargements, additions and improvements; and such other expenses as may be necessary or incident to the construction of the authority facilities, the financing of such construction and the placing of the authority facilities in operation. See Virginia Code 15.2-4902
  • Cost: means , as applied to any project, all or any part of the cost of acquisition, construction, alteration, enlargement, reconstruction and remodeling of a project or portion thereof, including the cost of the acquisition of all land, rights-of-way, property, rights, easements and interests acquired by the authority for such construction, additions or expansion, the cost of demolishing or removing any building or structure on land so acquired, including the cost of acquiring any lands to which such building or structures may be removed, the cost of all labor, materials, machinery and equipment, financing charges, insurance, interest on all bonds prior to and during such construction, and during the construction of any addition or expansion, and if deemed advisable by the authority, for a period not exceeding one year after completion of such construction, addition or expansion, reserves for principal and interest and for extensions, enlargements, additions, replacements, renovations and improvements, provisions for working capital, the cost of surveys, engineering and architectural expenses, borings, plans and specifications and other engineering and architectural services, legal expenses, studies, estimates of cost and revenues, administrative expenses and such other expenses as may be necessary or incident to the construction of the project, and of such subsequent additions thereto or expansion thereof, the cost of financing such construction, additions or expansion and placing the project and such additions or expansion in operation. See Virginia Code 15.2-5601
  • cost of a project: means , but shall not be limited to, the cost of acquisition, construction, reconstruction, improvement, enlargement, betterment or extension of any project, including the cost of studies, plans, specifications, surveys, and estimates of costs and revenues relating thereto, the cost of labor and materials; the cost of land, land rights, rights-of-way and easements, water rights, fees, permits, approvals, licenses, certificates, franchises, and the preparation of applications for and securing the same; administrative, legal, engineering and inspection expenses; financing fees, expenses and costs; working capital; costs of fuel and of fuel supply resources and related facilities; interest on bonds during the period of construction and for such reasonable period thereafter as may be determined by the issuing authority; establishment of reserves; and all other expenditures of the issuing authority incidental, necessary or convenient to the acquisition, construction, reconstruction, improvement, enlargement, betterment or extension of any project and the placing of the project in operation. See Virginia Code 15.2-5402
  • cost of a project: means , but shall not be limited to, the cost of acquisition, construction, reconstruction, improvement, enlargement, betterment or extension of any project, including the cost of studies, plans, specifications, surveys, and estimates of costs and revenues relating thereto, the cost of labor and materials; the cost of land, land rights, rights-of-way and easements, water rights, fees, permits, approvals, licenses, certificates, franchises, and the preparation of applications for and securing the same; administrative, legal, engineering and inspection expenses; financing fees, expenses and costs; working capital; interest on bonds during the period of construction and for such reasonable period thereafter as may be determined by the issuing authority; establishment of reserves; and all other expenditures of the issuing authority incidental, necessary or convenient to the acquisition, construction, reconstruction, improvement, enlargement, betterment or extension of any project and the placing of the project in operation. See Virginia Code 15.2-5431.2
  • Cost of education: means the operating funds necessary during a fiscal year to provide educational and general services, other than research and public service, to students attending an institution in that fiscal year. See Virginia Code 23.1-300
  • Council: means the governing body of a city or town. See Virginia Code 15.2-102
  • Council: means the Virginia Coastal Land Management Advisory Council created pursuant to § 28. See Virginia Code 28.2-1500
  • Council: means the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia. See Virginia Code 23.1-100
  • County: means any existing county or such unit hereafter created. See Virginia Code 15.2-102
  • Covered person: means an individual, whether a policyholder, subscriber, enrollee, or member of a managed care health insurance plan (MCHIP) who is entitled to health care services or benefits provided, arranged for, paid for or reimbursed pursuant to an MCHIP. See Virginia Code 38.2-5800
  • Covered person: means an individual, whether a policyholder, subscriber, enrollee, covered dependent, or member of a managed care health insurance plan, who is entitled to health care services or benefits provided, arranged for, paid for or reimbursed pursuant to a managed care health insurance plan as defined in and subject to regulation under Chapter 58, when such coverage is provided under a contract issued in this Commonwealth. See Virginia Code 38.2-5900
  • Crab dredge: means a device, which may have teeth on the bar, that is designed and used to catch crabs buried in the bottom. See Virginia Code 28.2-700
  • Crab pot: means a device made of wire or thread net used to catch crabs. See Virginia Code 28.2-700
  • Credit enhancements: means surety bonds, insurance policies, letters of credit, guarantees, and other forms of collateral or security. See Virginia Code 33.2-1501
  • Creditor: means :

    1. See Virginia Code 38.2-6400

  • Crustacea: means all edible species of crab, lobster and shrimp, whether raw or processed. See Virginia Code 28.2-800
  • Cultured hard-shell clams: means hard-shell clams (Mercenaria mercenaria) that have been spawned in a hatchery or controlled setting for the purpose of producing seed clams (juveniles), and planted on leased grounds, floating structures, or other privately controlled growing areas, and covered with netting or otherwise protected from predators until harvested. See Virginia Code 28.2-200
  • Custodian: means the public official in charge of an office having public records. See Virginia Code 42.1-77
  • Date of the alleged entitlement: means the first official day of class within the term, semester, or quarter of the program of study in which a student is enrolled. See Virginia Code 23.1-500
  • Deductible: means an amount an enrollee is required to pay out-of-pocket before the health care plan begins to pay the costs associated with health care services. See Virginia Code 38.2-4300
  • Dental benefit contract: means a contract that provides benefits for dental services entered into between the dental plan organization and a contract holder. See Virginia Code 38.2-6101
  • Dental plan: means a contractual arrangement for dental services provided or arranged for, that pays benefits or is administered on an individual or group basis. See Virginia Code 38.2-6101
  • Dental plan organization: means a company that provides directly or arranges for a dental plan. See Virginia Code 38.2-6101
  • Dental services plans: means any arrangement for offering or administering prepaid dental services by a nonstock corporation licensed under this chapter. See Virginia Code 38.2-4501
  • Department: means the Department of Labor and Industry. See Virginia Code 40.1-51.23
  • Department: means the department designated by the Secretary of Commerce and Trade to implement the requirements of this chapter for certain types or classes of regulated introductions. See Virginia Code 2.2-5501
  • Department: means the Department of Labor and Industry. See Virginia Code 40.1-2
  • Department: means the Department of Transportation. See Virginia Code 33.2-100
  • Department: means the Department of Environmental Quality. See Virginia Code 62.1-255
  • Department: means the Department of Environmental Quality. See Virginia Code 10.1-1400
  • Dependent: means an individual who is the spouse or child of a subscriber. See Virginia Code 38.2-6101
  • Dependent student: includes unemancipated minors. See Virginia Code 23.1-500
  • Depuration: means the process that uses a controlled aquatic environment to reduce the level of bacteria or viruses in live shellfish. See Virginia Code 28.2-800
  • Designated reviewers: means the Secretaries of Education and Finance, the director of the Department of Planning and Budget, the director of the Council, the president of the Virginia Economic Development Partnership, and the staff directors of the House Committee on Appropriations and the Senate Committee on Finance, or their designees. See Virginia Code 23.1-1239
  • Director: means the Director of the Department of Environmental Quality. See Virginia Code 10.1-1400
  • Disaster plan: means the information maintained by an agency that outlines recovery techniques and methods to be followed in case of an emergency that impacts the agency's records. See Virginia Code 42.1-77
  • Discontinuance: means that the Board has determined that a highway, landing, or crossing no longer serves the public convenience warranting its maintenance at public expense; it divests the Department from maintenance responsibilities. See Virginia Code 33.2-900
  • Disposal: means the discharge, deposit, injection, dumping, spilling, leaking or placing of any solid waste into or on any land or water so that such solid waste or any constituent thereof may enter the environment or be emitted into the air or discharged into any waters, including ground waters. See Virginia Code 10.1-1400
  • District: means an agricultural, forestal, or agricultural and forestal district. See Virginia Code 15.2-4302
  • District: means a transportation district authorized to be created by this chapter. See Virginia Code 33.2-1901
  • district commission: means the governing body of a district. See Virginia Code 33.2-1901
  • Domestic health organization: means a health organization domiciled in this Commonwealth. See Virginia Code 38.2-5501
  • Domestic insurer: means any domestic company which has obtained a license to engage in insurance transactions in this Commonwealth in accordance with the applicable provisions of Chapter 10 (§ 38. See Virginia Code 38.2-5501
  • Domestic licensee: means and includes a domestic insurer and a domestic health organization. See Virginia Code 38.2-5501
  • Domestic surplus lines insurer: means a domestic surplus lines insurer licensed by the Commission pursuant to § Virginia Code 23.1-1239
  • Eligible nonadmitted insurer: means a nonadmitted insurer approved by the Commission pursuant to § Virginia Code 38.2-4300
  • Employ: shall include to permit or suffer to work. See Virginia Code 40.1-2
  • Employed full time: means employed in a position resulting in at least an annual earned income reported for tax purposes equivalent to 50 work weeks of 40 hours at minimum wage. See Virginia Code 23.1-500
  • Employee: means any person who, in consideration of wages, salaries or commissions, may be permitted, required or directed by any employer to engage in any employment directly or indirectly. See Virginia Code 40.1-2
  • Employee: means :

    1. See Virginia Code 65.2-101

  • Employer: means an individual, partnership, association, corporation, legal representative, receiver, trustee, or trustee in bankruptcy doing business in or operating within this Commonwealth who employs another to work for wages, salaries, or on commission and shall include any similar entity acting directly or indirectly in the interest of an employer in relation to an employee. See Virginia Code 40.1-2
  • Employer: includes (i) any person, the Commonwealth or any political subdivision thereof and any individual, firm, association or corporation, or the receiver or trustee of the same, or the legal representative of a deceased employer, using the service of another for pay and (ii) any volunteer fire company or volunteer emergency medical services agency electing to be included and maintaining coverage as an employer under this title. See Virginia Code 65.2-101
  • Enrollee: means an individual or a dependent of an individual who is enrolled in a dental plan. See Virginia Code 38.2-6101
  • Enterprise: means any industry for manufacturing, processing, assembling, storing, warehousing, distributing, or selling any products of agriculture, mining, or industry and for research and development or scientific laboratories, including, but not limited to, the practice of medicine and all other activities related thereto or for such other businesses or activities as will be in the furtherance of the public purposes of this chapter. See Virginia Code 15.2-4902
  • Entitlement: A Federal program or provision of law that requires payments to any person or unit of government that meets the eligibility criteria established by law. Entitlements constitute a binding obligation on the part of the Federal Government, and eligible recipients have legal recourse if the obligation is not fulfilled. Social Security and veterans' compensation and pensions are examples of entitlement programs.
  • Erect: includes building, constructing, reconstructing, erecting, demolishing, extending, bettering, equipping, installing, modifying, and improving. See Virginia Code 23.1-1100
  • Establishment: means any vehicle, vessel, property or premises where crustacea, finfish or shellfish are transported, held, stored, processed, packed, repacked, or pasteurized in preparation for marketing. See Virginia Code 28.2-800
  • Evidence of coverage: includes any certificate, individual or group agreement or contract or related documents issued in conjunction with the certificate, agreement or contract, issued to a subscriber setting out the coverage and other rights to which a covered person is entitled. See Virginia Code 38.2-5800
  • Evidence of coverage: means any certificate or individual or group agreement or contract issued in conjunction with the certificate, agreement or contract, issued to a subscriber setting out the coverage and other rights to which an enrollee is entitled. See Virginia Code 38.2-4300
  • Executive officer: means (i) the president, vice-president, secretary, treasurer or other officer elected or appointed in accordance with the charter and bylaws of a corporation and (ii) the managers elected or appointed in accordance with the articles of organization or operating agreement of a limited liability company. See Virginia Code 65.2-101
  • Existing nonprofit entity: means any nonprofit organization that is exempt from taxation under § 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and eligible to receive donations from a locality pursuant to § 15. See Virginia Code 15.2-7500
  • facilities: means all those matters and things utilized in rendering transportation service by means of rail, bus, water, or air and any other mode of travel, including tracks, rights-of-way, bridges, tunnels, subways, and rolling stock for rail, motor vehicle, marine, and air transportation; stations, terminals, and ports; areas for parking; buildings; structures; and all equipment, fixtures, and business activities reasonably required for the performance of transportation service, but does not include any such facilities owned by any person, company, association, or corporation the major part of whose transportation service extends beyond a transportation district created in this chapter. See Virginia Code 33.2-1901
  • facilities: means any or all (i) medical (including, but not limited to, office and treatment facilities), pollution control or industrial facilities; (ii) facilities for the residence or care of the aged; (iii) multi-state regional or national headquarters offices or operations centers; (iv) facilities for private, accredited and nonprofit institutions of collegiate, elementary, or secondary education in the Commonwealth whose primary purpose is to provide collegiate, elementary, secondary, or graduate education and not to provide religious training or theological education, such facilities being for use as academic or administration buildings or any other structure or application usual and customary to a college, elementary or secondary school campus other than chapels and their like; (v) parking facilities, including parking structures; (vi) facilities for use as office space by nonprofit, nonreligious organizations; (vii) facilities for museums and historical education, demonstration and interpretation, together with buildings, structures or other facilities necessary or desirable in connection with the foregoing, for use by nonprofit organizations; (viii) facilities for use by an organization (other than an organization organized and operated exclusively for religious purposes) which is described in § 501(c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended, and which is exempt from federal income taxation pursuant to § 501 (a) of such Internal Revenue Code; (ix) facilities for use by a locality, the Commonwealth and its agencies, or other governmental organizations, provided that any such facilities owned by a locality, the Commonwealth or its agencies or other public bodies subject to the Virginia Public Procurement Act (§ 2. See Virginia Code 15.2-4902
  • Facility: means (i) major league and minor league baseball stadiums, (ii) practice fields or other areas where major league and minor league professional baseball teams may practice or perform, (iii) offices for major league and minor league professional baseball teams or franchises, (iv) office, restaurant, concessions, retail and lodging facilities which are owned and operated in connection with a major league baseball stadium, and (v) any other directly related properties including, but not limited to, onsite and offsite parking lots, garages, and other properties. See Virginia Code 15.2-5800
  • Facility: means (i) stadium or arena for major league professional sports teams, except major league baseball, (ii) practice facilities or other areas where sports teams may practice or perform, (iii) offices for sports teams or franchises, (iv) office, restaurant, concessions, retail and lodging facilities which are owned and operated in connection with a sports stadium or other structure, and (v) any other directly related properties including, but not limited to, onsite and offsite parking lots, garages, and other properties. See Virginia Code 15.2-5900
  • Facility: means a particular building or structure or particular buildings or structures, including all equipment, appurtenances and accessories necessary or appropriate for the operation of such facility. See Virginia Code 15.2-6301
  • Facility: means any structure or park, including real estate and improvements as applicable, for manufacturing, warehousing, distribution, office, or other industrial, residential, recreational or commercial purposes. See Virginia Code 15.2-6400
  • feasibility study: means an analysis which presents the expected activities and results of a risk retention group including, at a minimum:

    1. See Virginia Code 38.2-5101

  • Federal agency: means the United States of America and any department, bureau, agency or instrumentality thereof. See Virginia Code 15.2-5601
  • Federal area: means an area coextensive with the territorial boundaries that is, or has been, occupied by a United States governmental activity or operation. See Virginia Code 15.2-6301
  • Federal government: includes the United States of America, or any department, agency or instrumentality, corporate or otherwise, of the United States of America. See Virginia Code 15.2-6301
  • Federal highway reimbursements: means all federal-aid highway construction reimbursements and any other federal highway assistance received from time to time by the Commonwealth under or in accordance with Title 23 of the United States Code or any successor program established under federal law from the Federal Highway Administration and any successor or additional federal agencies. See Virginia Code 33.2-1511
  • Federal regulator: means a federal department, agency, or other instrumentality of the federal government, or a designee of such federal instrumentality, which is responsible for regulating an introduction of a genetically engineered organism into the environment under the Coordinated Framework. See Virginia Code 2.2-5501
  • federally tax-qualified long-term care insurance contract: means an individual or group insurance policy or contract that meets the requirements of § 7702B (b) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended. See Virginia Code 38.2-5200
  • Filed: means hand delivered to the Commission's office in Richmond or any regional office maintained by the Commission; sent by means of electronic transmission approved by the Commission; sent by facsimile transmission; or posted at any post office of the United States Postal Service by certified or registered mail. See Virginia Code 65.2-101
  • Finance agreement: means (i) a loan secured by a lien on a motor vehicle or (ii) a lease or retail installment sales contract for the lease or purchase of a motor vehicle. See Virginia Code 38.2-6400
  • Finance charge: The total cost of credit a customer must pay on a consumer loan, including interest. The Truth in Lending Act requires disclosure of the finance charge. Source: OCC
  • Financing entity: means an underwriter, placement agent, lender, purchaser of securities, purchaser of a policy or certificate from a viatical settlement provider, credit enhancer, or any entity that has a direct ownership in a policy or certificate that is the subject of a viatical settlement contract, but whose principal activity related to the transaction is providing funds to effect the viatical settlement or purchase of one or more viaticated policies and who has an agreement in writing with one or more licensed viatical settlement providers to finance the acquisition of viatical settlement contracts. See Virginia Code 38.2-6000
  • Finfish: means any cold-blooded, strictly aquatic, water-breathing craniate vertebrate with fins, including cyclostomes, elasmobranchs and higher-gilled aquatic vertebrates with cartilaginous or bony skeletons or any parts thereof. See Virginia Code 28.2-800
  • Fiscal year: means the period from July 1 of one calendar year to June 30 of the next calendar year. See Virginia Code 23.1-300
  • Fixed indemnity benefits: means the payment amount or amounts stated in the reimbursement schedule of a dental plan organization that will be paid to a subscriber, or to the subscriber's dentist, for dental services. See Virginia Code 38.2-6101
  • Foreign health organization: means a health organization not domiciled in this Commonwealth which is licensed to do business in this Commonwealth. See Virginia Code 38.2-5501
  • Foreign insurer: means any company not domiciled in this Commonwealth which has obtained a license to engage in insurance transactions in this Commonwealth in accordance with the applicable provisions in Chapter 10 (§ 38. See Virginia Code 38.2-5501
  • Foreign licensee: means and includes a foreign insurer and a foreign health organization. See Virginia Code 38.2-5501
  • Forestal production: means the production for commercial purposes of forestal products and includes the processing or retail sales, by the producer, of forestal products which are produced on the parcel or in the district. See Virginia Code 15.2-4302
  • Forestal products: includes , but is not limited to, saw timber, pulpwood, posts, firewood, Christmas trees and other tree and wood products for sale or for farm use. See Virginia Code 15.2-4302
  • Forestal products: includes , but is not limited to, lumber, pulpwood, posts, firewood, Christmas trees and other wood products for sale or for farm use. See Virginia Code 15.2-4402
  • Former federal area: means an area coextensive with the territorial boundaries that is, or has been, occupied by a United States governmental military installation and which is, or appears likely to be, subject to disposal by the United States government to public bodies, or otherwise. See Virginia Code 15.2-6301
  • Fraudulent viatical settlement act: includes :

    1. See Virginia Code 38.2-6000

  • Free look period: means the period of time from the effective date of the guaranteed asset protection waiver until the date the borrower may cancel the borrower's finance agreement without penalty, fees, or costs to the borrower. See Virginia Code 38.2-6400
  • Fund: means the Tech Talent Investment Fund. See Virginia Code 23.1-1239
  • Fund: means the Litter Control and Recycling Fund. See Virginia Code 10.1-1414
  • GAP waiver: means a contractual agreement wherein a creditor agrees for a separate charge to cancel or waive all or part of amounts due on a borrower's finance agreement in the event of a total physical damage loss or unrecovered theft of a motor vehicle, which agreement is part of, or a separate addendum to, the finance agreement. See Virginia Code 38.2-6400
  • general contractor: includes contractors, laborers, mechanics, and persons furnishing materials, who contract directly with the owner, and the term "subcontractor" includes all such contractors, laborers, mechanics, and persons furnishing materials, who do not contract with the owner but with the general contractor. See Virginia Code 43-1
  • Governing board: includes the State Board and the board of visitors of each baccalaureate public institution of higher education. See Virginia Code 23.1-100
  • Governing bodies: means the boards of supervisors of counties and councils of cities composing a transportation district. See Virginia Code 33.2-1901
  • Governing bodies: means the boards of supervisors of counties and the councils of cities and towns which are members of an authority. See Virginia Code 15.2-6400
  • Governing body: means the board of supervisors of a county, council of a city, or council of a town, as the context may require. See Virginia Code 15.2-102
  • Governing body: means the board or body in which the general legislative powers of the municipality are vested. See Virginia Code 15.2-5509
  • Governmental activity: means any of the services provided by the Commonwealth or a county, city, or town to its citizens for the purpose of maintaining public facilities, including but not limited to, such services as constructing, repairing and maintaining roads; providing street lights and sewage facilities; supplying and treating water; and constructing public buildings. See Virginia Code 28.2-1300
  • Governmental activity: means any of the services provided by Commonwealth or a county, city or town to its citizens for the purpose of maintaining public facilities, including but not limited to, such services as constructing, repairing and maintaining roads; providing street lights and sewage facilities; supplying and treating water; and constructing public buildings. See Virginia Code 28.2-1400
  • Governmental unit: means any incorporated city or town in the Commonwealth owning on January 1, 1979, a system or facilities for the generation, transmission or distribution of electric power and energy for public and private uses and engaged in the generation or retail distribution of electricity; any incorporated city in the Commonwealth which on January 1, 1979, has a population of 200,000 or more; or any county or incorporated city or town in the Commonwealth which after January 1, 1979, is authorized to participate in an authority pursuant to an act of the General Assembly. See Virginia Code 15.2-5402
  • Grant: means a grant paid from the Tech Talent Investment Fund. See Virginia Code 23.1-1239
  • Grantor: The person who establishes a trust and places property into it.
  • Ground water: means any water, except capillary moisture, beneath the land surface in the zone of saturation or beneath the bed of any stream, lake, reservoir or other body of surface water wholly or partially within the boundaries of the Commonwealth, whatever the subsurface geologic structure in which such water stands, flows, percolates or otherwise occurs. See Virginia Code 62.1-255
  • Ground water withdrawal permit: means a certificate issued by the Board permitting the withdrawal of a specified quantity of ground water in a ground water management area. See Virginia Code 62.1-255
  • Group long-term care insurance: means a long-term care insurance policy delivered or issued for delivery in this Commonwealth to any group which complies with § 38. See Virginia Code 38.2-5200
  • Habitat: means those state-owned bottomlands, tidal wetlands and coastal primary sand dunes which are subject to regulation under Subtitle III of this title. See Virginia Code 28.2-100
  • Haul seine: means a net made of mesh webbing which may include a pocket and a wing net, set vertically in water and pulled by hand or power to capture and confine fish by encirclement. See Virginia Code 28.2-200
  • Hazardous financial condition: means that, based on its present or reasonably anticipated financial condition, a risk retention group, although not yet financially impaired or insolvent, is unlikely to be able (i) to meet obligations to policyholders with respect to known claims and reasonably anticipated claims or (ii) to pay other obligations in the normal course of business. See Virginia Code 38.2-5101
  • Health care plan: means any arrangement in which any person undertakes to provide, arrange for, pay for, or reimburse any part of the cost of any health care services. See Virginia Code 38.2-4300
  • health care provider: means any physician, hospital, or other person that is licensed or otherwise authorized in the Commonwealth to furnish health care services. See Virginia Code 38.2-4300
  • Health care services: means the furnishing of services to any individual for the purpose of preventing, alleviating, curing, or healing human illness, injury or physical disability. See Virginia Code 38.2-5800
  • Health care services: means the furnishing of services to any individual for the purpose of preventing, alleviating, curing, or healing human illness, injury, or physical disability. See Virginia Code 38.2-4300
  • health care sharing ministry: means a health care cost sharing arrangement among individuals of the same religion based on their sincerely held religious beliefs, which arrangement is administered by a non-profit organization that has been granted an exemption from federal income taxation pursuant to § 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 and that:

    1. See Virginia Code 38.2-6300

  • Health carrier: means an entity subject to Title 38. See Virginia Code 38.2-5800
  • Health maintenance organization: means a person licensed pursuant to Chapter 43 (§ 38. See Virginia Code 38.2-5800
  • Health maintenance organization: means any person who undertakes to provide or arrange for one or more health care plans. See Virginia Code 38.2-4300
  • Health organization: means an insurer that is required by the Commission to use the NAIC's Health Annual Statement blank when filing the annual statement prescribed by § 38. See Virginia Code 38.2-5501
  • Health services plan: means any arrangement for offering or administering health services or similar or related services by a corporation licensed under Chapter 42 (§ Virginia Code 38.2-4805.2
  • Hospital: includes any health center and health provider under common ownership with the hospital and means any and all providers of dental, medical, and mental health services, including all related facilities and approaches thereto and appurtenances thereof. See Virginia Code 15.2-5369
  • Hospital or health center: means any and all medical facilities and approaches thereto and appurtenances thereof. See Virginia Code 15.2-5201
  • Independent student: includes emancipated minors. See Virginia Code 23.1-500
  • Infrastructure: means all property, whether attached to real property or not, now used by Bristol Virginia Utilities and hereafter used by the Authority for the provision of (i) electric, water, sewer, telecommunications, internet, and cable television services and (ii) all other utility services the Authority may lawfully provide. See Virginia Code 15.2-7202
  • Initial inventory: means a set of maps prepared by, at the direction of, or with the approval of the Commission which have been filed prior to January 1, 1995, with the clerk of the circuit court and the commissioner of revenue in any county in that portion of the Commonwealth separated from the larger portion of the Commonwealth by the Chesapeake Bay and in which the ungranted shores of the sea, marsh and meadowlands mapped therein are located. See Virginia Code 28.2-1500
  • Injury: means only injury by accident arising out of and in the course of the employment or occupational disease as defined in Chapter 4 (§ Virginia Code 28.2-200
  • Joint session: When both chambers of a legislature adopt a concurrent resolution to meet together.
  • Joint tenancy: A form of property ownership in which two or more parties hold an undivided interest in the same property that was conveyed under the same instrument at the same time. A joint tenant can sell his (her) interest but not dispose of it by will. Upon the death of a joint tenant, his (her) undivided interest is distributed among the surviving joint tenants.
  • Land: includes roads, water, watercourses, private ways and buildings, structures, and machinery or equipment thereon when attached to the realty. See Virginia Code 15.2-6017
  • Land bank entity: means any authority, corporation, or existing nonprofit entity established or designated by a locality to carry out the purposes of the Act. See Virginia Code 15.2-7500
  • lead acid battery: shall mean any wet cell battery. See Virginia Code 10.1-1425.1
  • Liability: means legal liability for damages, including costs of defense, legal costs and fees, and other claims expenses, because of injuries to other persons, damage to their property, or other damage or loss to such other persons resulting from or arising out of (i) any business, whether profit or nonprofit, trade, product, services, including professional services, premises, or operations or (ii) any activity of any state or local government, or any agency or political subdivision thereof. See Virginia Code 38.2-5101
  • Librarian of Virginia: means the State Librarian of Virginia or his designated representative. See Virginia Code 42.1-77
  • Licensee: means and includes a life and health insurer, a property and casualty insurer, and a health organization. See Virginia Code 38.2-5501
  • Licensee under this chapter: means a person licensed by the Commission as a viatical settlement provider or viatical settlement broker. See Virginia Code 38.2-6000
  • Life and health insurer: means any domestic insurer or foreign insurer, whether known as a life insurer or a property and casualty insurer or a reciprocal or a fraternal benefit society, which is authorized to write any class of life insurance, annuities, or accident and sickness insurance, and is not writing a class of insurance set forth in §§ 38. See Virginia Code 38.2-5501
  • Life estate: A property interest limited in duration to the life of the individual holding the interest (life tenant).
  • Life insurance: includes policies that also provide (i) endowment benefits; (ii) additional benefits incidental to a loss in the event of death, dismemberment, or loss by accident or accidental means; (iii) additional benefits to safeguard the contract from lapse or to provide a special surrender value, a special benefit or an annuity, in the event of total and permanent disability of the insured; and (iv) optional modes of settlement of proceeds. See Virginia Code 38.2-102
  • Lifecycle: means the creation, use, maintenance, and disposition of a public record. See Virginia Code 42.1-77
  • Limited health care services: means dental care services, vision care services, and such other services as may be determined by the Commission to be limited health care services. See Virginia Code 38.2-5800
  • Limited health care services: means dental care services, vision care services, and such other services as may be determined by the Commission to be limited health care services. See Virginia Code 38.2-4300
  • Litter: means all waste material disposable packages or containers but not including the wastes of the primary processes of mining, logging, sawmilling, farming, or manufacturing. See Virginia Code 10.1-1414
  • Loan: means an obligation subject to repayment that is provided by the Bank to an eligible borrower to finance all or a part of the eligible cost of a project incurred by the eligible borrower or other project sponsor. See Virginia Code 33.2-1501
  • Loans: means any loans made by the authority in furtherance of the purposes of this chapter from the proceeds of the issuance and sale of the authority's bonds and from any of its revenues or other moneys available to it as provided herein. See Virginia Code 15.2-4902
  • Local community college board: means the board established to act in an advisory capacity to the State Board and perform such duties with respect to the operation of a single comprehensive community college as may be delegated to it by the State Board. See Virginia Code 23.1-100
  • local government: shall be construed to mean a county, city, or town as the context may require. See Virginia Code 15.2-102
  • Locality: means any county, city or town located within the Commonwealth. See Virginia Code 2.2-5501
  • Locality: has the meaning assigned to it in § 1-221. See Virginia Code 33.2-100
  • Long-term care insurance: means any insurance policy or rider advertised, marketed, offered or designed to provide coverage for not less than twelve consecutive months for each covered person on an expense incurred, indemnity, prepaid, or other basis, for one or more necessary or medically necessary diagnostic, preventive, therapeutic, rehabilitative, maintenance, personal care, mental health or substance abuse services, provided in a setting other than an acute care unit of a hospital. See Virginia Code 38.2-5200
  • Machinery: means machines, belts, pulleys, motors, engines, gears, vats, pits, elevators, conveyors, shafts, tunnels, including machinery being operated on farms in connection with the production or harvesting of agricultural products. See Virginia Code 40.1-2
  • Maintenance: means (i) ordinary maintenance; (ii) maintenance replacement; (iii) operations that include traffic signal synchronization, incident management, and other intelligent transportation system functions; and (iv) any other categories of maintenance that may be designated by the Commissioner of Highways. See Virginia Code 33.2-100
  • Major league baseball: means the organization which controls the administrative functions for the ownership and operation of major league baseball operations in the United States and Canada. See Virginia Code 15.2-5800
  • Major league baseball franchise: means the contractual right granted by major league baseball to any person or persons to own or operate a major league baseball team in a specified location. See Virginia Code 15.2-5800
  • Major league baseball stadium: means a sports facility which is designed for use primarily as a baseball stadium and which meets criteria that may be established by major league baseball. See Virginia Code 15.2-5800
  • Management agreement: means the memorandum of understanding or interagency agreement among the manager, the Secretary of Finance, and the Board as authorized under subsection B of § 33. See Virginia Code 33.2-1501
  • Manager: means the Virginia Resources Authority serving as the manager, administrator, and trustee of funds disbursed from the Bank in accordance with the provisions of this article and the management agreement. See Virginia Code 33.2-1501
  • Mandatory Control Level RBC: means the product of 0. See Virginia Code 38.2-5501
  • Manufacturing facility: means (i) any facility which is used in the manufacturing or production of tangible personal property, including the processing resulting in a change of condition of such property, (ii) any facility which is used in the creation or production of intangible property as described in § 197(d)(1)(C)(iii) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended, to be any patent, copyright, formula, process, design, pattern, knowhow, format, or other similar item, or (iii) any facility which is functionally related and subordinate to a manufacturing facility if such facility is located on the same site as the manufacturing facility. See Virginia Code 15.2-5000
  • marine fish: means those finfish species which spend a major portion of their lives in marine or estuarine waters. See Virginia Code 28.2-100
  • Marine organisms: means those species other than marine finfish or marine shellfish which inhabit marine or estuarine waters. See Virginia Code 28.2-100
  • mass transit: means passenger transportation by rubber-tired, rail, or other surface conveyance that provides shared ride services open to the general public on a regular and continuing basis. See Virginia Code 33.2-100
  • MCHIP: means an arrangement for the delivery of health care in which a health carrier undertakes to provide, arrange for, pay for, or reimburse any of the costs of health care services for a covered person on a prepaid or insured basis which (i) contains one or more incentive arrangements, including any credentialing requirements intended to influence the cost or level of health care services between the health carrier and one or more providers with respect to the delivery of health care services and (ii) requires or creates benefit payment differential incentives for covered persons to use providers that are directly or indirectly managed, owned, under contract with or employed by the health carrier. See Virginia Code 38.2-5800
  • medically necessary: means appropriate and necessary health care services which are rendered for any condition which, according to generally accepted principles of good medical practice, requires the diagnosis or direct care and treatment of an illness, injury, or pregnancy-related condition, and are not provided only as a convenience. See Virginia Code 38.2-5800
  • Medicare: means the "Health Insurance for the Aged Act" Title XVIII of the Social Security Amendment of 1965, as amended. See Virginia Code 38.2-100
  • member: means an individual who is enrolled in a health care plan. See Virginia Code 38.2-4300
  • Member localities: means the counties, cities, and towns, or combination thereof, which are members of an authority. See Virginia Code 15.2-6400
  • Memorandum of understanding: means the negotiated instrument entered into by a qualified institution and the Commonwealth, regardless of whether the terms of the memorandum of understanding are encompassed or included within any other institutional partnership or performance agreement required by law. See Virginia Code 23.1-1239
  • Metropolitan area: means a metropolitan statistical area as defined by the U. See Virginia Code 33.2-1901
  • Minor league baseball stadium: means a sports facility which is designed for use primarily as a stadium for a minor league professional baseball team. See Virginia Code 15.2-5800
  • MLEC: means any city, county, or town certificated to provide local exchange and/or interexchange telecommunications services pursuant to § 56-265. See Virginia Code 15.2-7202
  • Motor vehicle: means any self-propelled or towed vehicle designed for personal or commercial use, including any automobile, truck, motorcycle, off-road vehicle, all-terrain vehicle, recreational vehicle, snowmobile, camper, boat, personal watercraft, and motorcycle, boat, camper, or personal watercraft trailer. See Virginia Code 38.2-6400
  • Municipality: has the meaning assigned to it in § 1-224. See Virginia Code 33.2-100
  • Municipality: means any county or incorporated city or town in the West Piedmont or Southside Planning District Commission with respect to which an Authority may be organized and in which it is contemplated the Authority will function. See Virginia Code 15.2-5509
  • NAIC: means the National Association of Insurance Commissioners. See Virginia Code 38.2-5501
  • NAIC: means National Association of Insurance Commissioners. See Virginia Code 38.2-6000
  • NAIC: means the National Association of Insurance Commissioners. See Virginia Code 38.2-4805.2
  • NESHAP: means those portions of the regulations contained in 40 CFR Part 61 under the federal Clean Air Act which deal with the demolition and renovation of asbestos facilities. See Virginia Code 40.1-51.23
  • Net weight: means the net weight of a commodity, that is, the weight of the commodity exclusive of any wrapper, and any other material or thing weighed or packed with such commodity, and excluding the vehicle or vessel containing the commodity. See Virginia Code 3.2-5600
  • Network: means the set of providers directly or indirectly managed, owned, under contract with or employed directly or indirectly by a health carrier for the purpose of delivering health care services to the covered persons of an MCHIP. See Virginia Code 38.2-5800
  • Nonadmitted insurer: means an insurer not licensed to engage in the business of insurance in this Commonwealth. See Virginia Code 38.2-4805.2
  • Nonstock corporation: means a foreign or domestic nonstock corporation which is subject to regulation and licensing under this chapter and which operates a dental services plan or an optometric services plan. See Virginia Code 38.2-4501
  • Nonvegetated wetlands: means unvegetated lands lying contiguous to mean low water and between mean low water and mean high water, including those unvegetated areas of Back Bay and its tributaries and the North Landing River and its tributaries subject to flooding by normal and wind tides but not hurricane or tropical storm tides. See Virginia Code 28.2-1300
  • North Landing River and its tributaries: means the following, as shown on the United States Geological Survey Quadrangle Sheets for Pleasant Ridge, Creeds, and Fentress: the North Landing River from the Virginia-North Carolina line to Virginia Highway 165 at North Landing Bridge; the Chesapeake and Albemarle Canal from Virginia Highway 165 at North Landing Bridge to the locks at Great Bridge; and all named and unnamed streams, creeks and rivers flowing into the North Landing River and the Chesapeake and Albemarle Canal except West Neck Creek north of Indian River Road, Pocaty River west of Blackwater Road, Blackwater River west of its forks located at a point approximately 6400 feet due west of the point where Blackwater Road crosses the Blackwater River at the village of Blackwater, and Millbank Creek west of Blackwater Road. See Virginia Code 28.2-1300
  • Notes: means those notes authorized and issued pursuant to § 33. See Virginia Code 33.2-1511
  • obligee: includes any bondholder, trustee or trustees for any bondholders, and the federal government when it is a party to any contract with the authority. See Virginia Code 15.2-6301
  • occupational disease: means a disease arising out of and in the course of employment, but not an ordinary disease of life to which the general public is exposed outside of the employment. See Virginia Code 65.2-400
  • Officer: means a member of the Virginia Marine Police. See Virginia Code 28.2-100
  • Open-end credit: A credit agreement (typically a credit card) that allows a customer to borrow against a preapproved credit line when purchasing goods and services. The borrower is only billed for the amount that is actually borrowed plus any interest due. (Also called a charge account or revolving credit.) Source: OCC
  • Optometric services plan: means any arrangement for offering or administering prepaid optometric services by a nonstock corporation licensed under this chapter. See Virginia Code 38.2-4501
  • Original record: means the first generation of the information and is the preferred version of a record. See Virginia Code 42.1-77
  • Other financial assistance: includes capital or debt reserves for bonds or debt instrument financing, provision of letters of credit and other forms of credit enhancement, and other lawful forms of financing and methods of leveraging funds that are approved by the manager. See Virginia Code 33.2-1501
  • Owner: means any person who owns, leases, operates, controls, or supervises the facility being demolished, renovated, sprayed, or insulated; any person who owns, leases, operates, controls, or supervises the demolition, renovation, spraying, or insulation operation; or both. See Virginia Code 40.1-51.23
  • Owner: includes tenant, lessee, occupant, or person in control of the premises. See Virginia Code 15.2-6017
  • owner of land: means any person holding a fee simple interest in property but does not mean the holder of an easement. See Virginia Code 15.2-4302
  • owner of land: means any person holding a fee simple interest in property but does not mean the holder of an easement. See Virginia Code 15.2-4402
  • Park: means public parks and recreation areas as the terms are generally used. See Virginia Code 15.2-5701
  • Participating hospital: means a general hospital licensed in Virginia which at the time of the injury (i) had in force an agreement with the Commissioner of Health or his designee, in a form prescribed by the Commissioner, whereby the hospital agreed to participate in the development of a program to provide obstetrical care to patients eligible for Medical Assistance Services and to patients who are indigent, and upon approval of such program by the Commissioner of Health, to participate in its implementation, (ii) had in force an agreement with the State Department of Health whereby the hospital agreed to submit to review of its obstetrical service, as required by subsection C of § Virginia Code 38.2-4805.2
  • Private activity bond: means a part or all of any bond (or other instrument) required to obtain an allocation from the state's volume cap pursuant to § 146 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended, in order to be tax exempt, including but not limited to the following:

    1. See Virginia Code 15.2-5000

  • Private institution of higher education: includes each nonprofit private institution of higher education and proprietary private institution of higher education in the Commonwealth. See Virginia Code 23.1-100
  • Product liability: means liability for damages because of any personal injury, death, emotional harm, consequential economic damage, or property damage, including damages resulting from the loss of use of property, arising out of the manufacture, design, importation, distribution, packaging, labeling, lease, or sale of a product, but does not include the liability of any person for those damages if the product involved was in the possession of such a person when the incident giving rise to the claim occurred. See Virginia Code 38.2-5101
  • Professional employer organization: means any person that enters into a written agreement with a client company to provide professional employer services. See Virginia Code 65.2-101
  • Professional employer services: means services provided to a client company pursuant to a written agreement with a professional employer organization whereby the professional employer organization initially employs all or a majority of a client company's workforce and assumes responsibilities as an employer for all coemployees that are assigned, allocated, or shared by the agreement between the professional employer organization and the client company. See Virginia Code 65.2-101
  • Program: means the Virginia Birth-Related Neurological Injury Compensation Program established by this chapter. See Virginia Code 38.2-5001
  • Program administrator: means the local governing body or local official appointed by the local governing body to administer the agricultural and forestal districts program. See Virginia Code 15.2-4302
  • Project: means (i) any (a) building, facility, addition, extension, or improvement of a capital nature that is necessary or convenient to carry out the purposes of an institution, including administration and teaching facilities, lecture and exhibition halls, libraries, dormitories, student apartments, faculty dwellings, dining halls, cafeterias, snack bars, laundries, hospitals, laboratories, research centers, infirmaries, field houses, gymnasiums, auditoriums, student unions, recreation centers, stadiums, athletics facilities, garages, parking facilities, warehouses and storage buildings, and book and student supplies centers, or (b) building, land, appurtenance, furnishing, or equipment necessary or desirable in connection with or incidental to a project or (ii) any personal property at an institution. See Virginia Code 23.1-1100
  • Project: means any system of facilities for the generation, transmission, transformation, supply, or distribution of electric power and energy by any means whatsoever, including fuel and fuel supply resources and other related facilities, any interest therein and any right to output, capacity or services thereof, but does not include facilities for the distribution of electric energy for retail sale unless the facilities are owned by an authority created by a governmental unit that is exempt from the referendum requirement of § 15. See Virginia Code 15.2-5402
  • Project: means any system of facilities for provision of qualifying communications services as authorized by Article 5. See Virginia Code 15.2-5431.2
  • Project: means (i) the construction, reconstruction, rehabilitation, or replacement of any interstate, state highway, toll road, tunnel, local street or road, or bridge; (ii) the construction, reconstruction, rehabilitation, or replacement of any (a) mass transit, (b) commuter, passenger, or freight rail, (c) port, (d) airport, or (e) commercial space flight facility; or (iii) the acquisition of any rolling stock, vehicle, or equipment to be used in conjunction with clause (i) or (ii). See Virginia Code 33.2-1501
  • Project: means any specific enterprise undertaken by an authority, including the facilities as hereinafter defined, and all other property, real or personal or any interest therein, necessary or appropriate for the operation of such property. See Virginia Code 15.2-6301
  • Project sponsor: means any private entity or governmental entity that is involved in the planning, design, right-of-way acquisition, engineering, construction, maintenance, or financing of a project. See Virginia Code 33.2-1501
  • Project-specific reimbursements: means the federal highway reimbursements received by the Commonwealth only with respect to the project or projects to be financed by the Notes or any series thereof. See Virginia Code 33.2-1511
  • projects: means any one or more of the following: auditorium, theater, concert or entertainment hall, coliseum, convention center, arena, field house, stadium, fairground, campground, land conservation project, including but not limited to the holding of conservation easements, sports facilities, including racetracks, amusement park or center, garden, park, zoo and museum, as such terms are generally used, and parking, transportation, utility and restaurant facilities and concessions in connection with any of the foregoing, including any and all buildings, structures, approaches, roadways, and other facilities and appurtenances thereto which the authority may deem necessary or desirable, together with all property, rights, easements and interests which may be acquired by the authority for the construction, improvement and operation of any of the foregoing. See Virginia Code 15.2-5601
  • Property and casualty insurance: means the classes of insurance defined in §§ 38. See Virginia Code 38.2-5501
  • Public institution of higher education: includes the System as a whole and each associate-degree-granting and baccalaureate public institution of higher education in the Commonwealth. See Virginia Code 23.1-100
  • Public official: means all persons holding any office created by the Constitution of Virginia or by any act of the General Assembly, the Governor and all other officers of the executive branch of the state government, and all other officers, heads, presidents or chairmen of boards, commissions, departments, and agencies of the state government or its political subdivisions. See Virginia Code 42.1-77
  • Publication: means all documents, regardless of physical form or characteristics and issued by or for a state, local, or regional agency, in full or in part at government expense, that are created for the research or informational use of the public. See Virginia Code 42.1-93
  • Purchaser: means a person who makes or is obligated to make advance payments in accordance with a prepaid tuition contract and who is listed as the owner of the prepaid tuition contract. See Virginia Code 23.1-700
  • Purchasing group: means any group which:

    1. See Virginia Code 38.2-5101

  • Qualified institution: means (i) any associate-degree-granting public institution of higher education, as defined in § Source: FDIC
  • Recreational purposes: includes any one or any combination of the following recreational activities: hunting, fishing, swimming, boating, camping, picnicking, hiking, pleasure driving, motorcycle or all-terrain vehicle riding, bicycling, horseback riding, nature study, water skiing, winter sports, and visiting, viewing or enjoying historical, archaeological, scenic, or scientific sites or otherwise using land for purposes of the user. See Virginia Code 15.2-6017
  • Recycling: means the process of separating a given waste material from the waste stream and processing it so that it may be used again as a raw material for a product which may or may not be similar to the original product. See Virginia Code 10.1-1414
  • Region: means the area within the boundaries of the member localities. See Virginia Code 15.2-6400
  • Regulated introduction: means a planned introduction into the environment for which the Coordinated Framework requires that the person proposing to commence the introduction into the environment do one or more of the following:

    1. See Virginia Code 2.2-5501

  • Regulatory Action Level RBC: means the product of 1. See Virginia Code 38.2-5501
  • Related provider trust: means a titling trust or other trust established by a licensed viatical settlement provider or a financing entity for the sole purpose of holding the ownership or beneficial interest in purchased policies in connection with a financing transaction. See Virginia Code 38.2-6000
  • Relay: means to move shellfish for the purpose of natural purification from water which is not approved to water which is approved or conditionally approved by the State Health Commissioner. See Virginia Code 28.2-800
  • Remainderman: One entitled to the remainder of an estate after a particular reserved right or interest, such as a life tenancy, has expired.
  • Resident: means any person who maintains his principal place of abode in Virginia with the intent to make Virginia his domicile. See Virginia Code 28.2-200
  • Resource recovery: means the recovery of material or energy from solid waste. See Virginia Code 10.1-1400
  • Retail buyer: means a person who buys motor vehicles not principally for the purpose of resale. See Virginia Code 38.2-6400
  • Retail seller: means person that is regularly engaged in the selling of motor vehicles to retail buyers and that holds any necessary license to sell a motor vehicle to a retail buyer. See Virginia Code 38.2-6400
  • revenue bonds: means bonds, notes and other evidences of indebtedness of an authority issued by the authority pursuant to the provisions of this chapter. See Virginia Code 15.2-5402
  • revenue bonds: include notes, bonds, bond anticipation notes, and other obligations of an authority for the payment of money. See Virginia Code 15.2-5431.2
  • Revenues: means any or all fees, rates, rentals and receipts collected by, payable to or otherwise derived by the authority from, and all other moneys and income of whatsoever kind or character collected by, payable to or otherwise derived by the authority in connection with the ownership, leasing or sale of the authority facilities or in connection with any loans made by the authority under this chapter. See Virginia Code 15.2-4902
  • Right of survivorship: The ownership rights that result in the acquisition of title to property by reason of having survived other co-owners.
  • Risk retention group: means any corporation or other limited liability association:

    1. See Virginia Code 38.2-5101

  • Roadway: means that portion of a highway improved, designed, or ordinarily used for vehicular travel. See Virginia Code 33.2-100
  • Sales tax revenues: means taxes collected under the Virginia Retail Sales and Use Tax Act (§ Virginia Code 38.2-6000
  • Viatical settlement provider: means a person, other than a viator, that enters into or effectuates a viatical settlement contract. See Virginia Code 38.2-6000
  • Viatical settlement purchaser: means a person who gives a sum of money as consideration for a life insurance policy or an interest in the death benefits of a life insurance policy, or a person who owns or acquires or is entitled to a beneficial interest in a trust that owns a viatical settlement contract or is the beneficiary of a life insurance policy that has been or will be the subject of a viatical settlement contract, for the purpose of deriving an economic benefit. See Virginia Code 38.2-6000
  • Viaticated policy: means a life insurance policy or certificate that has been acquired by a viatical settlement provider pursuant to a viatical settlement contract. See Virginia Code 38.2-6000
  • Viator: means the owner of a life insurance policy or a certificate holder under a group policy who enters or seeks to enter into a viatical settlement contract. See Virginia Code 38.2-6000
  • Virginia student: means any student who has established domicile in the Commonwealth pursuant to § 23. See Virginia Code 23.1-100
  • Voter: means a qualified voter as defined in § 24. See Virginia Code 15.2-102
  • Waste: means any solid, hazardous or radioactive waste as defined in this section. See Virginia Code 10.1-1400
  • Waste management: means the collection, source separation, storage, transportation, transfer, processing, treatment and disposal of waste or resource recovery. See Virginia Code 10.1-1400
  • Wetlands: means both vegetated and nonvegetated wetlands. See Virginia Code 28.2-1300
  • Wetlands zoning ordinance: means the ordinance set forth in § 28. See Virginia Code 28.2-1300