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Article 1 Common Law and Acts of Parliament 1-200 – 1-201
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  • ABIH: means a nonprofit corporation established to improve the practice and educational standards of the profession of industrial hygiene by certifying individuals who meet its education, experience, examination and maintenance requirements. See Virginia Code 40.1-139
  • 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
  • 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
  • Administer: means the direct application of a controlled substance, whether by injection, inhalation, ingestion, or any other means, to the body of a patient or research subject by (i) a practitioner or by his authorized agent and under his direction or (ii) the patient or research subject at the direction and in the presence of the practitioner. See Virginia Code 54.1-3401
  • 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
  • Advertisement: means all representations disseminated in any manner or by any means, other than by labeling, for the purpose of inducing, or which are likely to induce, directly or indirectly, the purchase of drugs or devices. See Virginia Code 54.1-3401
  • Affordable Care Act: means the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, P. See Virginia Code 38.2-6600
  • 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 an authorized person who acts on behalf of or at the direction of a manufacturer, distributor, or dispenser. See Virginia Code 54.1-3401
  • American Health Benefit Exchange: means the program established as a component of the Exchange pursuant to this chapter that is designed to facilitate the purchase of qualified health plans or qualified dental plans by qualified individuals. See Virginia Code 38.2-6500
  • Animal: means any nonhuman animate being endowed with the power of voluntary action. See Virginia Code 54.1-3401
  • 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: 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
  • 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
  • Apprentice: means a person at least 16 years of age who is covered by a written agreement with an employer and approved by the Commissioner. See Virginia Code 40.1-120
  • Archives: means the program administered by The Library of Virginia for the preservation of archival records. See Virginia Code 42.1-77
  • 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
  • Arena: means an arena or stadium that is located in a Hampton Roads locality or Hampton Roads localities, has a seating capacity of at least 15,000, and (i) is built for the purpose of holding entertainment events, conventions, and conferences; (ii) is built for the purpose of conducting athletic events; or (iii) is built for the purposes described in clauses (i) and (ii). See Virginia Code 15.2-5935
  • 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
  • Athletic events: means events conducted by a sports team. See Virginia Code 15.2-5935
  • Attachment point: means the amount set by the Commission for claims costs incurred by an eligible carrier for a covered person's covered benefits in a benefit year, above which the claims costs for benefits are eligible for reinsurance payments under the Program. See Virginia Code 38.2-6600
  • 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 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 the Heart of Appalachia Tourism Authority 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 authority created pursuant to § 15. See Virginia Code 15.2-5935
  • 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 the Virginia Passenger Rail Authority. See Virginia Code 33.2-287
  • 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 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
  • 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

  • Automated drug dispensing system: means a mechanical or electronic system that performs operations or activities, other than compounding or administration, relating to pharmacy services, including the storage, dispensing, or distribution of drugs and the collection, control, and maintenance of all transaction information, to provide security and accountability for such drugs. See Virginia Code 54.1-3401
  • Baccalaureate: means that bachelor's degrees or more advanced degrees, or both, are granted. 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
  • Ballast water: means any water or matter taken on board a vessel to control or maintain trim, draft, stability or stresses of the vessel, without regard to the manner in which it is carried. See Virginia Code 28.2-109
  • 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
  • BCSP: means a nonprofit corporation established to improve the practice and educational standards of the safety profession by certifying individuals who meet its education, experience, examination, and maintenance requirements. See Virginia Code 40.1-139
  • 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
  • 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
  • Benefit year: means the calendar year for which an eligible carrier provides coverage through an individual health benefit plan. See Virginia Code 38.2-6600
  • Biological product: means a virus, therapeutic serum, toxin, antitoxin, vaccine, blood, blood component or derivative, allergenic product, protein other than a chemically synthesized polypeptide, or analogous product, or arsphenamine or any derivative of arsphenamine or any other trivalent organic arsenic compound, applicable to the prevention, treatment, or cure of a disease or condition of human beings. See Virginia Code 54.1-3401
  • Biosimilar: means a biological product that is highly similar to a specific reference biological product, notwithstanding minor differences in clinically inactive compounds, such that there are no clinically meaningful differences between the reference biological product and the biological product that has been licensed as a biosimilar pursuant to 42 U. See Virginia Code 54.1-3401
  • 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 Board of Pharmacy. See Virginia Code 54.1-3401
  • board: means a board created pursuant to § 28. See Virginia Code 28.2-1300
  • board: means the board created pursuant to § 28. See Virginia Code 28.2-1400
  • Board: means the Virginia Soil and Water Conservation Board. See Virginia Code 10.1-636
  • Board: means the board of the Southwest Regional Recreation Authority established pursuant to § 15. See Virginia Code 15.2-6017
  • Board: means the Safety and Health Codes Board. See Virginia Code 40.1-51.23
  • Board: means the board of directors of an authority. See Virginia Code 15.2-6400
  • Board: means the Board of Directors of the Authority. See Virginia Code 33.2-287
  • board: means the board of directors of an authority or a corporation. See Virginia Code 15.2-7500
  • Board: means the Safety and Health Codes Board. See Virginia Code 40.1-2
  • Board: means the State Library Board. See Virginia Code 42.1-77
  • Board: means the Commonwealth Transportation Board. See Virginia Code 33.2-100
  • Board: means the governing board of the Plan. See Virginia Code 23.1-700
  • 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 of Pharmacy. See Virginia Code 54.1-3300
  • Board of Directors: means the governing body of the Authority. See Virginia Code 15.2-7202
  • Board of supervisors: means the governing body of a county. See Virginia Code 15.2-102
  • Bond: includes any interest-bearing obligation, including promissory notes. See Virginia Code 15.2-5201
  • Bond: includes any interest bearing obligation, including promissory notes. See Virginia Code 15.2-5369
  • Bond: means a note of any kind, an interim certificate, a refunding bond, and any other evidence of obligation, including private bonds and other forms of private financing. See Virginia Code 15.2-5935
  • Bond: means any bond, note, or other evidence of indebtedness or obligation of an institution issued by an institution pursuant to this chapter. See Virginia Code 23.1-1100
  • Bond issuer: means the Authority and any participating locality. See Virginia Code 15.2-5935
  • bonds: includes notes of any kind, interim certificates, refunding bonds, or any other evidence of obligation, provided that such bonds are issued by the City of Virginia Beach, the City of Virginia Beach Development Authority, or a community development authority formed by the City of Virginia Beach pursuant to the provisions of Article 6 (§ 15. See Virginia Code 15.2-5931
  • Bonds: means any bonds, notes, interim certificates, debentures, or other obligations issued by an authority pursuant to this chapter. See Virginia Code 15.2-6301
  • Bonds: means any bonds, notes, debentures, bond acceptance notes, or other evidence of financial indebtedness either issued or assumed by the Authority pursuant to this chapter. See Virginia Code 15.2-7202
  • Bonds: means the revenue notes, bonds, certificates, and other evidences of indebtedness or obligations of the Authority. See Virginia Code 33.2-287
  • book or other library property: as used in this chapter shall include any book, plate, picture, photograph, engraving, painting, drawing, map, newspaper, magazine, pamphlet, broadside, manuscript, document, letter, public record, microform, sound recording, audiovisual materials in any format, magnetic or other tapes, electronic data processing records, artifacts, or other documentary, written, or printed material, regardless of physical form or characteristics, belonging to, on loan to, or otherwise in the custody of any library, museum, repository of public or other records institution as specified in § 42. See Virginia Code 42.1-74.1
  • books: as used in this chapter may be interpreted in the discretion of the Board to mean books, magazines, newspapers, appropriate audiovisual materials and other printed matter. See Virginia Code 42.1-56
  • Borrower: means a debtor, retail buyer, or lessee, under a finance agreement. See Virginia Code 38.2-6400
  • Bristol Virginia Utilities Board: means the Board of Directors of Bristol Virginia Utilities governing that entity until the Authority Board takes office on July 1, 2010. See Virginia Code 15.2-7202
  • Bureau: means the Bureau of Insurance, a division within the Commission through which it administers insurance law. See Virginia Code 38.2-6500
  • Bureau of Insurance: means the division of the Commission established to administer the insurance laws of the Commonwealth. See Virginia Code 38.2-100
  • bus stop: means that area within 150 feet of a MetroBus bus stop sign, excluding the interior of any building not owned, controlled or operated by the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority. See Virginia Code 33.2-3100
  • Business establishment: means any proprietorship, firm or corporation where people are employed, permitted or suffered to work, including agricultural employment on a farm. See Virginia Code 40.1-2
  • business of insurance: include solicitation, negotiations preliminary to execution, execution of an insurance contract, and the transaction of matters subsequent to execution of the contract and arising out of it. See Virginia Code 38.2-100
  • Cannabis dispensing facility: means a facility that (i) has obtained a permit from the Board pursuant to § 54. See Virginia Code 54.1-3442.5
  • capital and surplus: means the excess of total admitted assets over the total liabilities of the health maintenance organization, provided that surplus notes shall be reported and accounted for in accordance with guidance set forth in the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) accounting practice and procedures manuals. See Virginia Code 38.2-4300
  • carrier: means an entity subject to the insurance laws and regulations of the Commonwealth and subject to the jurisdiction of the Commission that contracts or offers to contract to provide, deliver, arrange for, pay for, or reimburse any of the costs of health care services, including an insurer licensed to sell accident and sickness insurance, a health maintenance organization, a health services plan, a dental plan organization, a dental services plan, or any other entity providing a plan of health insurance, health benefits, or health care services. See Virginia Code 38.2-6500
  • Certificate: means any certificate or evidence of coverage issued under a group long-term care insurance policy, which policy has been delivered or issued for delivery in this Commonwealth. See Virginia Code 38.2-5200
  • Certified application counselor: means individuals certified by the Exchange to perform the duties described in 45 C. See Virginia Code 38.2-6500
  • Chief executive officer: includes the Chancellor of the Virginia Community College System, the Chancellor of the University of Virginia's College at Wise, the Superintendent of Virginia Military Institute, and the president of each other public institution of higher education. See Virginia Code 23.1-100
  • City: means the City of Bristol, Virginia. See Virginia Code 15.2-7202
  • City: has the meaning assigned to it in § 1-208. See Virginia Code 33.2-100
  • City Council: means the City Council of the City of Bristol, Virginia. See Virginia Code 15.2-7202
  • City of Virginia Beach: means the City of Virginia Beach, the City of Virginia Beach Development Authority, or any community development authority formed by the City of Virginia Beach pursuant to the provisions of Article 6 (§ 15. See Virginia Code 15.2-5928
  • Claimant: means any person who files a claim pursuant to § 38. See Virginia Code 38.2-5001
  • Co-licensed partner: means a person who, with at least one other person, has the right to engage in the manufacturing or marketing of a prescription drug, consistent with state and federal law. See Virginia Code 54.1-3401
  • Coastal primary sand dune zoning ordinance: means the ordinance set forth in § 28. See Virginia Code 28.2-1400
  • Coinsurance rate: means the rate set by the Commission at which the Program will reimburse an eligible carrier for claims incurred for a covered person's covered benefits in a benefit year, which claims exceed the attachment point but are below the reinsurance cap. See Virginia Code 38.2-6600
  • College degree: means an undergraduate degree from an accredited associate-degree-granting or baccalaureate (i) public institution of higher education or (ii) private institution of higher education. See Virginia Code 23.1-300
  • College savings trust account: means an account established pursuant to this chapter to assist individuals and families to enhance the accessibility and affordability of higher education, with such account used to apply distributions from the account toward qualified higher education expenses, as that term is defined in § 529 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended, or other applicable federal law. See Virginia Code 23.1-700
  • Commercial transaction: means a transaction entered into primarily for a purpose other than personal, family, or household purposes. See Virginia Code 38.2-6400
  • Commercial vessel: means a self-propelled ship in commerce of 300 gross tons or more. See Virginia Code 28.2-109
  • Commission: means the State Corporation Commission. See Virginia Code 38.2-6500
  • Commission: means the Marine Resources Commission. See Virginia Code 28.2-100
  • Commission: means the Virginia State Corporation Commission. See Virginia Code 15.2-7202
  • Commission: means the Safety and Health Codes Board. See Virginia Code 40.1-2
  • Commission: means the Virginia Workers' Compensation Commission. See Virginia Code 38.2-5001
  • Commission: means the State Corporation Commission. See Virginia Code 38.2-100
  • 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 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 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 Bureau. 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
  • Community action agency: means a local subdivision of the Commonwealth, a combination of political subdivisions, a separate public agency or a private nonprofit agency that has the authority under its applicable charter or laws to receive funds to support community action activities and other appropriate measures designed to identify and deal with the causes of poverty in the Commonwealth, and that is designated as a community action agency by federal law, federal regulations or the Governor. See Virginia Code 2.2-5400
  • 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
  • Compounding: means the combining of two or more ingredients to fabricate such ingredients into a single preparation and includes the mixing, assembling, packaging, or labeling of a drug or device (i) by a pharmacist, or within a permitted pharmacy, pursuant to a valid prescription issued for a medicinal or therapeutic purpose in the context of a bona fide practitioner-patient-pharmacist relationship, or in expectation of receiving a valid prescription based on observed historical patterns of prescribing and dispensing; (ii) by a practitioner of medicine, osteopathy, podiatry, dentistry, or veterinary medicine as an incident to his administering or dispensing, if authorized to dispense, a controlled substance in the course of his professional practice; or (iii) for the purpose of, or as incident to, research, teaching, or chemical analysis and not for sale or for dispensing. See Virginia Code 54.1-3401
  • 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
  • Continual accelerated erosion: means a rapid increase in the erosion rate of stream banks caused by loss of vegetation, diversion of water by constrictions, undermining, and other resultant effects of severe floods. See Virginia Code 10.1-650
  • 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
  • Controlled substance analog: means a substance the chemical structure of which is substantially similar to the chemical structure of a controlled substance in Schedule I or II and either (i) which has a stimulant, depressant, or hallucinogenic effect on the central nervous system that is substantially similar to or greater than the stimulant, depressant, or hallucinogenic effect on the central nervous system of a controlled substance in Schedule I or II or (ii) with respect to a particular person, which such person represents or intends to have a stimulant, depressant, or hallucinogenic effect on the central nervous system that is substantially similar to or greater than the stimulant, depressant, or hallucinogenic effect on the central nervous system of a controlled substance in Schedule I or II. See Virginia Code 54.1-3401
  • 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
  • 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 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: means , as applied to rail facilities, (i) the cost of construction; (ii) the cost of acquisition of all lands, structures, fixtures, rights-of-way, franchises, easements, and other property rights and interests; (iii) the cost of demolishing, removing, or relocating any buildings, structures, or fixtures on lands acquired, including the cost of acquiring any lands to which such buildings, structures, or fixtures may be moved or relocated; (iv) the cost of all labor, materials, machinery, and equipment; (v) financing charges and interest on all bonds prior to and during construction and for one year after completion of construction; (vi) the cost of engineering, financial, and legal services, plans, specifications, studies, surveys, estimates of cost and of revenues, and other expenses incidental to determining the feasibility of acquiring, constructing, operating, or maintaining rail facilities; (vii) administrative expenses, provisions for working capital, and reserves for interest and for extensions, enlargements, additions, and improvements; and (viii) such other expenses as may be necessary or incidental to the acquisition, construction, financing, operations, and maintenance of rail facilities. See Virginia Code 33.2-287
  • 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 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 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
  • Council: means the governing body of a city or town. See Virginia Code 15.2-102
  • 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
  • Covered person: means an individual covered under individual health insurance coverage that (i) is delivered or issued for delivery in the Commonwealth and (ii) is neither a grandfathered plan, student health insurance coverage, nor transitional coverage that the federal government allows under a nonenforcement policy. See Virginia Code 38.2-6600
  • 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
  • DEA: means the Drug Enforcement Administration, U. See Virginia Code 54.1-3401
  • 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
  • delivery: means the actual, constructive, or attempted transfer of any item regulated by this chapter, whether or not there exists an agency relationship, including delivery of a Schedule VI prescription device to an ultimate user or consumer on behalf of a medical equipment supplier by a manufacturer, nonresident manufacturer, wholesale distributor, nonresident wholesale distributor, warehouser, nonresident warehouser, third-party logistics provider, or nonresident third-party logistics provider at the direction of a medical equipment supplier in accordance with § 54. See Virginia Code 54.1-3401
  • 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 Conservation and Recreation. See Virginia Code 10.1-100
  • Department: means the Department of Labor and Industry. See Virginia Code 40.1-51.23
  • Department: means the Department of Rail and Public Transportation. See Virginia Code 33.2-287
  • 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
  • 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 and Appropriations, or their designees. See Virginia Code 23.1-1239
  • Device: means instruments, apparatus, and contrivances, including their components, parts, and accessories, intended for use in the diagnosis, cure, mitigation, treatment, or prevention of disease in man or animals or to affect the structure or any function of the body of man or animals. See Virginia Code 54.1-3401
  • dialysis patient care technician: means an individual who is certified by an organization approved by the Board of Health Professions pursuant to Chapter 27. See Virginia Code 54.1-3401
  • 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
  • Dispense: means to deliver a drug to an ultimate user or research subject by or pursuant to the lawful order of a practitioner, including the prescribing and administering, packaging, labeling, or compounding necessary to prepare the substance for that delivery. See Virginia Code 54.1-3401
  • Dispenser: means a practitioner who dispenses. See Virginia Code 54.1-3401
  • Distribute: means to deliver other than by administering or dispensing a controlled substance. See Virginia Code 54.1-3401
  • Distributor: means a person who distributes. See Virginia Code 54.1-3401
  • 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 § 38. See Virginia Code 38.2-4805.2
  • Domicile: means the present, fixed home of an individual to which he returns following temporary absences and at which he intends to stay indefinitely. See Virginia Code 23.1-500
  • Domiciliary intent: means present intent to remain indefinitely. See Virginia Code 23.1-500
  • Drug: means (i) articles or substances recognized in the official United States Pharmacopoeia National Formulary or official Homeopathic Pharmacopoeia of the United States, or any supplement to any of them; (ii) articles or substances intended for use in the diagnosis, cure, mitigation, treatment, or prevention of disease in man or animals; (iii) articles or substances, other than food, intended to affect the structure or any function of the body of man or animals; (iv) articles or substances intended for use as a component of any article specified in clause (i), (ii), or (iii); or (v) a biological product. See Virginia Code 54.1-3401
  • Drug product: means a specific drug in dosage form from a known source of manufacture, whether by brand or therapeutically equivalent drug product name. See Virginia Code 54.1-3401
  • dune: means a mound of unconsolidated sandy soil which is contiguous to mean high water, whose landward and lateral limits are marked by a change in grade from ten percent or greater to less than ten percent, and upon which is growing any of the following species: American beach grass (Ammophila breviligulata); beach heather (Hudsonia tomentosa); dune bean (Strophostyles spp. See Virginia Code 28.2-1400
  • Educational and general fees: means fees over and above tuition charged for certain educational and general services. See Virginia Code 23.1-300
  • Educational and general services: means services associated with instruction, academic support, student services, institutional support, research, public service, or operation and maintenance of physical plant, with adjustments based on particular state policies relating to specific institutional conditions. See Virginia Code 23.1-300
  • Electronic prescription: means a written prescription that is generated on an electronic application and is transmitted to a pharmacy as an electronic data file; Schedule II through V prescriptions shall be transmitted in accordance with 21 C. See Virginia Code 54.1-3401
  • Electronic record: means a public record whose creation, storage, and access require the use of an automated system or device. See Virginia Code 42.1-77
  • Eligible carrier: means a carrier that (i) offers individual health insurance coverage other than a grandfathered plan, student health insurance coverage, or transitional coverage that the federal government allows under a nonenforcement policy and (ii) incurs claims costs for a covered person's covered benefits in the applicable benefit year. See Virginia Code 38.2-6600
  • Eligible degree: means a new bachelor's or master's degree, or a certificate issued by a baccalaureate public institution of higher education in association with a bachelor's degree, in the field of computer science, computer engineering, or other closely related fields of study, or that otherwise aligns with traded-sector, technology-focused growth opportunities identified by the Virginia Economic Development Partnership Authority. See Virginia Code 23.1-1239
  • Eligible nonadmitted insurer: means a nonadmitted insurer approved by the Commission pursuant to § 38. See Virginia Code 38.2-4805.2
  • Eligible transactions: means transactions taking place upon the premises of a Facility, including (i) transactions generating revenues in connection with the development and construction of a Facility that would not be generated but for the existence of the Facility and (ii) transactions that occur while a Facility is under construction. See Virginia Code 15.2-5935
  • Emergency services: means those health care services that are rendered by affiliated or nonaffiliated providers after the sudden onset of a medical condition that manifests itself by symptoms of sufficient severity, including severe pain, that the absence of immediate medical attention could reasonably be expected by a prudent layperson who possesses an average knowledge of health and medicine to result in (i) serious jeopardy to the mental or physical health of the individual, (ii) danger of serious impairment of the individual's bodily functions, (iii) serious dysfunction of any of the individual's bodily organs, or (iv) in the case of a pregnant woman, serious jeopardy to the health of the fetus. See 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
  • Employer: means any person or organization employing a registered apprentice, whether or not such person or organization is a party to an apprenticeship agreement with a sponsor. See Virginia Code 40.1-120
  • 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
  • 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
  • Erect: includes building, constructing, reconstructing, erecting, demolishing, extending, bettering, equipping, installing, modifying, and improving. See Virginia Code 23.1-1100
  • Essential health benefits package: means the scope of covered benefits and associated limits of a health benefit plan that (i) provides benefits pursuant to § 38. See Virginia Code 38.2-6500
  • 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
  • Exchange: means , as the context requires, either (i) the Division or (ii) the Virginia Health Benefit Exchange established pursuant to the provisions of this chapter and in accordance with § 1311(b) of the Federal Act, through which qualified health plans and qualified dental plans are made available to qualified individuals through the American Health Benefit Exchange and to qualified employers through the SHOP exchange. See Virginia Code 38.2-6500
  • 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 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 any structures, foundations, appurtenances, spillways, lands, easements and rights-of-way necessary to (i) store additional water for immediate or future use in feasible flood prevention sites; (ii) create the potential to store additional water by strengthening the foundations and appurtenances of structures in feasible flood prevention sites; or (iii) store water in sites not feasible for flood prevention programs, and to properly operate and maintain such stores of water or potential stores of water. See Virginia Code 10.1-636
  • Facility: includes any temporary construction related to the Facility. See Virginia Code 15.2-5935
  • 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
  • Facility Site: means real estate designated, donated, purchased, or otherwise acquired for the purpose of constructing a Facility. See Virginia Code 15.2-5935
  • FAMIS: means the Family Access to Medical Insurance Security Plan, including the FAMIS Plus program, established pursuant to Chapter 13 (§ 32. See Virginia Code 38.2-6500
  • FDA: means the U. See Virginia Code 54.1-3401
  • 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 Act: means the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, P. See Virginia Code 38.2-6500
  • 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 guidelines: means the provisions of 33 C. See Virginia Code 28.2-109
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 Commonwealth Health Reinsurance Program Special Fund established by the Commission pursuant to § 38. See Virginia Code 38.2-6600
  • Fund: means the Tech Talent Investment Fund. See Virginia Code 23.1-1239
  • 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 the councils of cities and towns which are members of an authority. See Virginia Code 15.2-6400
  • Governing body: means the board or body in which the general legislative powers of the municipality are vested. See Virginia Code 15.2-5509
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Hampton Roads locality: means the City of Chesapeake, Norfolk, or Virginia Beach. See Virginia Code 15.2-5935
  • 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 (§ 38. See Virginia Code 38.2-100
  • Highway: means the entire width between the boundary lines of every way or place open to the use of the public for purposes of vehicular travel in the Commonwealth. See Virginia Code 33.2-100
  • highway construction: means highway, passenger and freight rail, or public transportation purposes. See Virginia Code 33.2-100
  • Home state: means (i) the state in which an insured maintains its principal place of business or, in the case of an individual, the individual's principal residence or (ii) if 100 percent of the insured risk is located out of the state referred to in clause (i), "home state" means the state to which the greatest percentage of the insured's taxable premium for that insurance contract is allocated. See 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
  • Immediate precursor: means a substance which the Board of Pharmacy has found to be and by regulation designates as being the principal compound commonly used or produced primarily for use, and which is an immediate chemical intermediary used or likely to be used in the manufacture of a controlled substance, the control of which is necessary to prevent, curtail, or limit manufacture. See Virginia Code 54.1-3401
  • Independent student: includes emancipated minors. See Virginia Code 23.1-500
  • Industrial Hygiene: means the science and art devoted to the anticipation, recognition, evaluation, and control of environmental factors and stresses arising in or from the workplace that may cause sickness, impaired health and well-being, or significant discomfort among workers, and that may also affect the workplace's community. See Virginia Code 40.1-139
  • 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
  • Institution: means each public institution of higher education, as that term is defined in § 23. See Virginia Code 23.1-1100
  • Insurance: means primary insurance, excess insurance, reinsurance, surplus lines insurance, and any other arrangement for shifting and distributing risk which is determined to be insurance under the laws of this Commonwealth. See Virginia Code 38.2-5101
  • Insurance: means the business of transferring risk by contract wherein a person, for a consideration, undertakes (i) to indemnify another person, (ii) to pay or provide a specified or ascertainable amount of money, or (iii) to provide a benefit or service upon the occurrence of a determinable risk contingency. See Virginia Code 38.2-100
  • Insurance company: means any company engaged in the business of making contracts of insurance. See Virginia Code 38.2-100
  • insurance policies: shall include contracts of fidelity, indemnity, guaranty and suretyship. See Virginia Code 38.2-100
  • Insurer: means an insurance company licensed, registered, or otherwise authorized to do business under the laws of the Commonwealth. See Virginia Code 38.2-6400
  • Insurer: means an insurance company. See Virginia Code 38.2-100
  • Intangible property: Property that has no intrinsic value, but is merely the evidence of value such as stock certificates, bonds, and promissory notes.
  • Interchangeable: means a biosimilar that meets safety standards for determining interchangeability pursuant to 42 U. See Virginia Code 54.1-3401
  • Interstate highway: means any highway in or component of the Interstate System. See Virginia Code 33.2-100
  • Interstate System: means the same as that term is defined in 23 U. See Virginia Code 33.2-100
  • Inventory: means a set of maps prepared by, at the direction of, or with the approval of the Commission, mapping certain ungranted shores of the sea, marsh and meadowlands in any county in that portion of the Commonwealth separated from the larger portion of the Commonwealth by the Chesapeake Bay. See Virginia Code 28.2-1500
  • Issuing authority: means any political subdivision, governmental unit, authority, or other entity of the Commonwealth which is empowered to issue private activity bonds. See Virginia Code 15.2-5000
  • James River seed area: means that area in the James River and its tributaries above a line drawn from Cooper's Creek in Isle of Wight County on the south side of the James River to a line in a northeasterly direction across the James River to the Newport News municipal water tank located on Warwick Boulevard between 59th Street and 60th Street in the City of Newport News. See Virginia Code 28.2-200
  • Joint apprenticeship committee: means a group equally representative of management and labor representatives which works under a bargaining agreement and is established to carry out the administration of an apprenticeship training program. See Virginia Code 40.1-120
  • Label: means a display of written, printed, or graphic matter upon the immediate container of any article. See Virginia Code 54.1-3401
  • Labeling: means all labels and other written, printed, or graphic matter on an article or any of its containers or wrappers, or accompanying such article. See Virginia Code 54.1-3401
  • 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, planning district commission, 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
  • 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
  • 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 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
  • 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: 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
  • Mandatory Control Level RBC: means the product of 0. See Virginia Code 38.2-5501
  • Manufacture: means the production, preparation, propagation, conversion, or processing of any item regulated by this chapter, either directly or indirectly by extraction from substances of natural origin, or independently by means of chemical synthesis, or by a combination of extraction and chemical synthesis, and includes any packaging or repackaging of the substance or labeling or relabeling of its container. See Virginia Code 54.1-3401
  • Manufacturer: means every person who manufactures, a manufacturer's co-licensed partner, or a repackager. See Virginia Code 54.1-3401
  • 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
  • Marijuana: means any part of a plant of the genus Cannabis whether growing or not, its seeds, or its resin; and every compound, manufacture, salt, derivative, mixture, or preparation of such plant, its seeds, its resin, or any extract containing one or more cannabinoids. See Virginia Code 54.1-3401
  • 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
  • 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
  • Medical equipment supplier: means any person, as defined in § 1-230, engaged in the delivery to the ultimate consumer, pursuant to the lawful order of a practitioner, of hypodermic syringes and needles, medicinal oxygen, Schedule VI controlled devices, those Schedule VI controlled substances with no medicinal properties that are used for the operation and cleaning of medical equipment, solutions for peritoneal dialysis, and sterile water or saline for irrigation. See Virginia Code 54.1-3401
  • 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
  • Minimum essential coverage: means coverage defined in 45 C. See Virginia Code 38.2-6500
  • 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: 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
  • Municipality: has the meaning assigned to it in § 1-224. See Virginia Code 33.2-100
  • NAIC: means the National Association of Insurance Commissioners. See Virginia Code 38.2-4805.2
  • NAIC: means the National Association of Insurance Commissioners. See Virginia Code 38.2-5501
  • Narcotic drug: means any of the following, whether produced directly or indirectly by extraction from substances of vegetable origin, or independently by means of chemical synthesis, or by a combination of extraction and chemical synthesis: (i) opium, opiates, and any salt, compound, derivative, or preparation of opium or opiates; (ii) any salt, compound, isomer, derivative, or preparation thereof which is chemically equivalent or identical with any of the substances referred to in clause (i), but not including the isoquinoline alkaloids of opium; (iii) opium poppy and poppy straw; (iv) coca leaves and any salt, compound, derivative, or preparation of coca leaves, and any salt, compound, isomer, derivative, or preparation thereof which is chemically equivalent or identical with any of these substances, but not including decocainized coca leaves or extraction of coca leaves which do not contain cocaine or ecgonine. See Virginia Code 54.1-3401
  • Natural streams: means nontidal waterways which are part of the natural topography. See Virginia Code 10.1-650
  • Navigator: means an individual or entity that is registered pursuant to § 38. See Virginia Code 38.2-6500
  • NESHAP: means those portions of the regulations contained in 40 C. See Virginia Code 40.1-51.23
  • 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
  • New drug: means (i) any drug, except a new animal drug or an animal feed bearing or containing a new animal drug, the composition of which is such that such drug is not generally recognized, among experts qualified by scientific training and experience to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of drugs, as safe and effective for use under the conditions prescribed, recommended, or suggested in the labeling, except that such a drug not so recognized shall not be deemed to be a "new drug" if at any time prior to the enactment of this chapter it was subject to the Food and Drugs Act of June 30, 1906, as amended, and if at such time its labeling contained the same representations concerning the conditions of its use, or (ii) any drug, except a new animal drug or an animal feed bearing or containing a new animal drug, the composition of which is such that such drug, as a result of investigations to determine its safety and effectiveness for use under such conditions, has become so recognized, but which has not, otherwise than in such investigations, been used to a material extent or for a material time under such conditions. See Virginia Code 54.1-3401
  • 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
  • Nuclear medicine technologist: means an individual who holds a current certification with the American Registry of Radiological Technologists or the Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board. See Virginia Code 54.1-3401
  • 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
  • Officer: means a member of the Virginia Marine Police. See Virginia Code 28.2-100
  • Official compendium: means the official United States Pharmacopoeia National Formulary, official Homeopathic Pharmacopoeia of the United States, or any supplement to any of them. See Virginia Code 54.1-3401
  • Official written order: means an order written on a form provided for that purpose by the U. See Virginia Code 54.1-3401
  • Operator: means any person who owns, operates, charters, rents or otherwise exercises control over or responsibility for a vessel. See Virginia Code 28.2-109
  • Opium poppy: means the plant of the species Papaver somniferum L. See Virginia Code 54.1-3401
  • 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 package: means the unbroken container or wrapping in which any drug or medicine is enclosed together with label and labeling, put up by or for the manufacturer, wholesaler, or distributor for use in the delivery or display of such article. See Virginia Code 54.1-3401
  • Original record: means the first generation of the information and is the preferred version of a record. See Virginia Code 42.1-77
  • Outsourcing facility: means a facility that is engaged in the compounding of sterile drugs and is currently registered as an outsourcing facility with the U. See Virginia Code 54.1-3401
  • Owner: includes tenant, lessee, occupant, or person in control of the premises. See Virginia Code 15.2-6017
  • 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
  • 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 § 38. See Virginia Code 38.2-5001
  • Participating locality: means any county or city in the LENOWISCO or Cumberland Plateau Planning District Commissions and the Counties of Smyth and Washington and the City of Bristol with respect to which an authority may be organized and in which it is contemplated that the Authority will function. See Virginia Code 15.2-5369
  • Participating locality: means any county or city in the LENOWISCO or Cumberland Plateau Planning District Commissions with respect to which an authority may be organized and in which it is contemplated the Authority will function. See Virginia Code 15.2-5501
  • Participating locality: means a Hampton Roads locality that joins the Authority. See Virginia Code 15.2-5935
  • participating physician: includes a partnership, corporation, professional corporation, professional limited liability company or other entity through which the participating physician practices. See Virginia Code 38.2-5001
  • Participating provider: means a provider who has agreed to provide health care services to enrollees and to hold those enrollees harmless from payment with an expectation of receiving payment, other than copayments or deductibles, directly or indirectly from the health maintenance organization. See Virginia Code 38.2-4300
  • Payment parameters: means the attachment point, reinsurance cap, and coinsurance rate for the Program. See Virginia Code 38.2-6600
  • Peer institutions: means those institutions determined by the Council, in consultation with a public institution of higher education, the Secretary of Education or his designee, the Director of the Department of Planning and Budget or his designee, and the Chairmen of the House Committee on Appropriations and the Senate Committee on Finance and Appropriations or their designees, to be most similar to such public institution of higher education and provide a fair comparison in determining appropriate and competitive faculty salaries for such public institution of higher education. See Virginia Code 23.1-300
  • Person: means both the plural and singular, as the case demands, and includes an individual, partnership, corporation, association, governmental agency, trust, or other institution or entity. See Virginia Code 54.1-3401
  • Person: means any association, aggregate of individuals, business, company, 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
  • Personal risk liability: means liability for damages because of injury to any person, damage to property, or other loss or damage resulting from any personal, familial, or household responsibilities or activities. See Virginia Code 38.2-5101
  • Pharmaceutical processor: means a facility that (i) has obtained a permit from the Board pursuant to § 54. See Virginia Code 54.1-3442.5
  • Pharmacist: means a person holding a license issued by the Board to practice pharmacy. See Virginia Code 54.1-3300
  • Pharmacist-in-charge: means the person who, being licensed as a pharmacist, signs the application for a pharmacy permit and assumes full legal responsibility for the operation of the relevant pharmacy in a manner complying with the laws and regulations for the practice of pharmacy and the sale and dispensing of controlled substances; the "pharmacist-in-charge" shall personally supervise the pharmacy and the pharmacy's personnel as required by § 54. See Virginia Code 54.1-3401
  • Pharmacy: means every establishment or institution in which drugs, medicines, or medicinal chemicals are dispensed or offered for sale, or a sign is displayed bearing the word or words "pharmacist" "pharmacy" "apothecary" "drugstore" "druggist" "drugs" "medicine store" "drug sundries" "prescriptions filled" or any similar words intended to indicate that the practice of pharmacy is being conducted. See Virginia Code 54.1-3300
  • Pharmacy intern: means a student currently enrolled in or a graduate of an approved school of pharmacy who is registered with the Board for the purpose of gaining the practical experience required to apply for licensure as a pharmacist. See Virginia Code 54.1-3300
  • Pharmacy technician: means a person registered with the Board to assist a pharmacist under the pharmacist's supervision. See Virginia Code 54.1-3300
  • Pharmacy technician trainee: means a person registered with the Board for the purpose of performing duties restricted to a pharmacy technician as part of a pharmacy technician training program in accordance with the provisions of subsection G of § 54. See Virginia Code 54.1-3300
  • PHSA: means the federal Public Health Service Act, Chapter 6A of Title 42 of the United States Code, as amended. See Virginia Code 38.2-6500
  • plan: means a policy, contract, certificate, or agreement offered or issued by a health carrier to provide, deliver, arrange for, pay for, or reimburse any of the costs of health care services. See Virginia Code 38.2-6500
  • Plan: means any dental services plan or any optometric services plan subject to regulation under this chapter. See Virginia Code 38.2-4501
  • Plan: means the Virginia College Savings Plan. See Virginia Code 23.1-700
  • Policy: means any individual or group policy of insurance, contract, subscriber agreement, certificate, rider or endorsement delivered or issued for delivery in this Commonwealth by an insurer, fraternal benefit society, health services plan, health maintenance organization or any similar organization. See Virginia Code 38.2-5200
  • Political subdivision: means , when referring to an entity other than the Authority, a locality, authority, or other public body of the Commonwealth or of any state in which the Authority does business. See Virginia Code 15.2-7202
  • Poppy straw: means all parts, except the seeds, of the opium poppy, after mowing. See Virginia Code 54.1-3401
  • Pound net: means any net having a funnel mouth, round mouth or square mouth with the head exposed above the water. See Virginia Code 28.2-200
  • Practice of pharmacy: means the personal health service that is concerned with the art and science of selecting, procuring, recommending, administering, preparing, compounding, packaging, and dispensing of drugs, medicines, and devices used in the diagnosis, treatment, or prevention of disease, whether compounded or dispensed on a prescription or otherwise legally dispensed or distributed, and shall include (i) the proper and safe storage and distribution of drugs; (ii) the maintenance of proper records; (iii) the responsibility of providing information concerning drugs and medicines and their therapeutic values and uses in the treatment and prevention of disease; (iv) the management of patient care under the terms of a collaborative agreement as defined in this section; and (v) the initiating of treatment with or dispensing or administering of certain drugs, devices, or controlled paraphernalia in accordance with the provisions of § 54. See Virginia Code 54.1-3300
  • practice of pharmacy: as used in this chapter shall be defined as provided in Chapter 33 (§ 54. See Virginia Code 54.1-3401
  • Practitioner: means a physician, dentist, licensed nurse practitioner pursuant to § 54. See Virginia Code 54.1-3401
  • Precedent: A court decision in an earlier case with facts and law similar to a dispute currently before a court. Precedent will ordinarily govern the decision of a later similar case, unless a party can show that it was wrongly decided or that it differed in some significant way.
  • Prepaid tuition contract: means the contract or account entered into by the board and a purchaser pursuant to this chapter for the advance payment of tuition at a fixed, guaranteed level for a qualified beneficiary to attend any public institution of higher education to which the qualified beneficiary is admitted. See Virginia Code 23.1-700
  • Prescriber: means a practitioner who is authorized pursuant to §§ 54. See Virginia Code 54.1-3401
  • Prescription: means an order for drugs or medical supplies, written or signed or transmitted by word of mouth, telephone, telegraph, or other means of communication to a pharmacist by a duly licensed physician, dentist, veterinarian, or other practitioner authorized by law to prescribe and administer such drugs or medical supplies. See Virginia Code 54.1-3401
  • Prescription drug: means any drug required by federal law or regulation to be dispensed only pursuant to a prescription, including finished dosage forms and active ingredients subject to § 503(b) of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (21 U. See Virginia Code 54.1-3401
  • Preservation: means the processes and operations involved in ensuring the technical and intellectual survival of authentic records through time. See Virginia Code 42.1-77
  • Primary state highway system: consists of all highways and bridges under the jurisdiction and control of the Commonwealth Transportation Board and the Commissioner of Highways and not in the secondary state highway system. See Virginia Code 33.2-100
  • Principal place of business: means the state where the insured maintains its headquarters and where the insured's high-level officers direct, control, and coordinate the business activities of the insured. See 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
  • produce: includes the manufacture, planting, cultivation, growing, or harvesting of a controlled substance or marijuana. See Virginia Code 54.1-3401
  • 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
  • Program: means the Stream Restoration Assistance Program. See Virginia Code 10.1-650
  • Program: means the Commonwealth Health Reinsurance Program established pursuant to this chapter. See Virginia Code 38.2-6600
  • Program: means the Virginia Birth-Related Neurological Injury Compensation Program established by this chapter. See Virginia Code 38.2-5001
  • 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 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: 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
  • 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 38.2-4805.2
  • Property and casualty insurer: means any domestic insurer or foreign insurer which is authorized under any chapter of this title to write any class of insurance except a class of life insurance or annuities, provided that "property and casualty insurer" shall not include monoline mortgage guaranty insurers, financial guaranty insurers and title insurers, nor shall it include any insurer which 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
  • Proprietary medicine: means a completely compounded nonprescription drug in its unbroken, original package which does not contain any controlled substance or marijuana as defined in this chapter and is not in itself poisonous, and which is sold, offered, promoted, or advertised directly to the general public by or under the authority of the manufacturer or primary distributor, under a trademark, trade name, or other trade symbol privately owned, and the labeling of which conforms to the requirements of this chapter and applicable federal law. See Virginia Code 54.1-3401
  • 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 dental plan: means a limited scope dental plan that has been certified in accordance with § 38. See Virginia Code 38.2-6500
  • Qualified employer: means a small employer that elects to make all of its full-time employees eligible for one or more qualified health plans or qualified dental plans in the small group market offered through the SHOP exchange and, at the employer's option, some or all of its part-time employees, provided that the employer (i) has its principal place of business in the Commonwealth and elects to provide coverage through the SHOP exchange to all of its eligible employees, wherever employed, or (ii) elects to provide coverage through the SHOP exchange to all of its eligible employees who are principally employed in the Commonwealth. See Virginia Code 38.2-6500
  • Qualified health plan: means a health benefit plan that has in effect a certification that the plan meets the criteria for certification described in § 1311(c) of the Federal Act and § 38. See Virginia Code 38.2-6500
  • Qualified individual: means an individual, including a minor, who (i) is seeking to enroll in a qualified health plan or qualified dental plan offered to individuals through the Exchange; (ii) resides in the Commonwealth; (iii) is not incarcerated at the time of enrollment, other than incarceration pending the disposition of charges; and (iv) is, and is reasonably expected to be, for the entire period for which enrollment is sought, a citizen or a national of the United States or an alien lawfully present in the United States. See Virginia Code 38.2-6500
  • Qualified institution: means (i) any associate-degree-granting public institution of higher education, as defined in § 23. See Virginia Code 23.1-1239
  • Radiopharmaceutical: means any drug that exhibits spontaneous disintegration of unstable nuclei with the emission of nuclear particles or photons and includes any non-radioactive reagent kit or radionuclide generator that is intended to be used in the preparation of any such substance, but does not include drugs such as carbon-containing compounds or potassium-containing salts that include trace quantities of naturally occurring radionuclides. See Virginia Code 54.1-3401
  • Rail facilities: includes all property or interests necessary or convenient for the acquiring, providing, using, equipping, or maintaining of a rail facility or system, including right-of-way, trackwork, train controls, stations, and maintenance facilities. See Virginia Code 33.2-287
  • rates: means any rate of premium, policy fee, membership fee or any other charge made by an insurer for or in connection with a contract or policy of insurance. See Virginia Code 38.2-100
  • RBC: means risk-based capital. See Virginia Code 38.2-5501
  • RBC Instructions: means the RBC Report including risk-based capital instructions adopted by the NAIC, as such RBC Instructions may be amended by the NAIC from time to time in accordance with the procedures adopted by the NAIC. See Virginia Code 38.2-5501
  • RBC Plan: means a comprehensive financial plan containing the elements specified in subsection B of § 38. See Virginia Code 38.2-5501
  • RBC Report: means the report required in § 38. See Virginia Code 38.2-5501
  • Real property: means lands, structures, and any and all easements and every estate and right therein, legal and equitable, including terms for years and liens by way of judgment, mortgage, or otherwise, and any and all fixtures and improvements located thereon. See Virginia Code 15.2-7500
  • Reciprocal: means the aggregation of subscribers under a common name. See Virginia Code 38.2-1201
  • record: means recorded information that documents a transaction or activity by or with any public officer, agency or employee of an agency. See Virginia Code 42.1-77
  • Records retention and disposition schedule: means a Library of Virginia-approved timetable stating the required retention period and disposition action of a records series. See Virginia Code 42.1-77
  • 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
  • Reference biological product: means the single biological product licensed pursuant to 42 U. See Virginia Code 54.1-3401
  • Region: means the area within the boundaries of the member localities. See Virginia Code 15.2-6400
  • Regulatory Action Level RBC: means the product of 1. See Virginia Code 38.2-5501
  • Reinsurance cap: means the amount set by the Commission for claims costs incurred by an eligible carrier for a covered person's covered benefits in a benefit year, above which the claims costs for benefits are no longer eligible for reinsurance payments under the Program. See Virginia Code 38.2-6600
  • Reinsurance payment: means an amount paid to an eligible carrier under the Program. See Virginia Code 38.2-6600
  • related facilities: includes practice facilities and related offices. See Virginia Code 15.2-5935
  • Related properties: means onsite and offsite offices, parking lots, and garages. See Virginia Code 15.2-5935
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • revolving fund: means the Conservation, Small Watersheds Flood Control and Area Development Fund. See Virginia Code 10.1-636
  • 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
  • Safety Profession: means the science and discipline concerned with the preservation of human and material resources through the systematic application of principles drawn from technological advancements in the fields of education, design, chemistry, the physical and biological sciences, ergonomics, psychology, physiology, and management for anticipating, identifying and evaluating potentially hazardous systems, conditions and practices, and for developing, implementing, administering, and advising others on hazard control design, methods, procedures, and programs. See Virginia Code 40.1-139
  • Sale: includes barter, exchange, or gift, or offer therefor, and each such transaction made by any person, whether as an individual, proprietor, agent, servant, or employee. See Virginia Code 54.1-3401
  • Sales and use tax revenues: means tax collections under the Virginia Retail Sales and Use Tax Act (§ 58. See Virginia Code 15.2-5928
  • Sales and use tax revenues: means tax collections under the Virginia Retail Sales and Use Tax Act (§ 58. See Virginia Code 15.2-5935
  • Sales tax revenues: means taxes collected under the Virginia Retail Sales and Use Tax Act (§ 58. See Virginia Code 15.2-5800
  • Savings trust account: means an ABLE savings trust account or a college savings trust account. See Virginia Code 23.1-700
  • Savings trust agreement: means the agreement entered into by the board and a contributor that establishes a savings trust account. See Virginia Code 23.1-700
  • Secondary highway: means any highway in or component of the secondary state highway system. See Virginia Code 33.2-100
  • Secretary: means the Secretary of the U. See Virginia Code 38.2-6500
  • Secretary: means the Secretary of Transportation. See Virginia Code 33.2-100
  • Service area: means a clearly defined geographic area in which a health carrier has directly or indirectly arranged for the provision of health care services to be generally available and readily accessible to covered persons of an MCHIP. See Virginia Code 38.2-5800
  • Shellfish: means all species within the phylum Mollusca including but not limited to oysters, clams, mussels, scallops, conchs and whelks, whether raw or processed. See Virginia Code 28.2-800
  • shellfish: means such species of mollusca as oysters and clams, and such species of crustacea as crabs. See Virginia Code 28.2-100
  • Shoals: means subaqueous elevations covered by water less than four feet deep at mean low water. See Virginia Code 28.2-200
  • SHOP exchange: means the Small Business Health Options Program, established as a component of the Exchange pursuant to this chapter, through which a qualified employer can provide its eligible employees and their dependents with access to one or more qualified health plans or qualified dental plans. See Virginia Code 38.2-6500
  • Shores of the sea: means a beach or any unvegetated lands lying contiguous to mean low water and between mean low water and mean high water. See Virginia Code 28.2-1500
  • Single family housing bonds: means any obligation described as a qualified mortgage bond under § 143 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended. See Virginia Code 15.2-5000
  • Southwest Regional Recreation Area: means a system of recreational trails and appurtenant facilities, including trail-head centers, parking areas, camping facilities, picnic areas, recreational areas, historic or cultural interpretive sites, and other facilities that are a part of the system. See Virginia Code 15.2-6017
  • Sponsor: means either an individual employer, a group of employers, or an association or organization operating an apprenticeship program, and in whose name the program is registered. See Virginia Code 40.1-120
  • Sports and entertainment district: means the geographic area in the City of Virginia Beach located south of 21st Street, north of Norfolk Avenue, east of Birdneck Road, and west of the Virginia Beach Boardwalk. See Virginia Code 15.2-5928
  • Sports or entertainment project: includes multiple facilities located on multiple properties, provided that such facilities share a nexus of ownership or management. See Virginia Code 15.2-5928
  • Sports team: means a sports franchise holder that is a part of the National Basketball Association, the National Basketball Association Development League, the Women's National Basketball Association, the National Hockey League, the American Hockey League, the ECHL, the Federal Prospects Hockey League, the Ligue Nord-Américaine de Hockey, or the Southern Professional Hockey League, and any other national sports league. See Virginia Code 15.2-5935
  • State: includes District of Columbia;

    (f) "Transit facilities" means all real and personal property located in the Zone, necessary or useful in rendering transit service between points within the Zone, by means of rail, bus, water or air and any other mode of travel, including, without limitation, tracks, rights-of-way, bridges, tunnels, subways, rolling stock for rail, motor vehicle, marine and air transportation, stations, terminals and ports, areas for parking and all equipment, fixtures, buildings and structures and services incidental to or required in connection with the performance of transit service;

    (g) "Transit services" means the transportation of persons and their packages and baggage by means of transit facilities between points within the Zone including the transportation of newspapers, express and mail between such points, and charter service which originates within the Zone but does not include taxicab service or individual-ticket-sales sightseeing operations;

    (h) "Transit Zone" or "Zone" means the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Zone created and described in Section 3 as well as any additional area that may be added pursuant to Section 83(a) of this Compact; and

    (i) "WMATC" means Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Commission. See Virginia Code 33.2-3100

  • State: means any state of the United States or the District of Columbia. See Virginia Code 38.2-5101
  • State: means any commonwealth, state, territory, district or insular possession of the United States. See Virginia Code 38.2-100
  • State Board: means the State Board for Community Colleges. See Virginia Code 23.1-100
  • State ceiling: means the maximum amount of private activity bonds that the Commonwealth of Virginia may issue in a calendar year as limited by federal law under the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended. See Virginia Code 15.2-5000
  • State Innovation Waiver: means a waiver of one or more requirements of the Affordable Care Act authorized by § 1332 of the Affordable Care Act, 42 U. See Virginia Code 38.2-6600
  • State Medicaid Program: means the Commonwealth's Medicaid program under Title XIX of the Social Security Act, as amended from time to time. See Virginia Code 38.2-6500
  • State-mandated health benefit: means coverage required under this title or other laws of the Commonwealth to be provided in a policy of accident and sickness insurance, an accident and sickness subscription contract, or a health maintenance organization health care plan that includes coverage for specific health care services or benefits. See Virginia Code 38.2-6500
  • Statute of limitations: A law that sets the time within which parties must take action to enforce their rights.
  • STEM: means science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. See Virginia Code 23.1-300
  • stop loss insurance: means insurance issued to a health maintenance organization by an insurer licensed in the Commonwealth, on a form approved by the Commission, or a risk assumption transaction acceptable to the Commission, providing indemnity or reimbursement against the cost of health care services provided by the health maintenance organization. See Virginia Code 38.2-4300
  • Stream restoration: means any combination of structural and vegetative measures which may be taken to restore, stabilize, and protect a natural stream which has been damaged by severe flooding and is consequently subject to continual accelerated erosion or other detrimental effects. See Virginia Code 10.1-650
  • Student: means a full-time or part-time undergraduate, graduate, or professional student attending a public institution of higher education and enrolled in a degree program. See Virginia Code 23.1-300
  • student enrollment: means the number of full-time equivalent students. See Virginia Code 23.1-300
  • Subscriber: means a contract holder, an individual enrollee, or the enrollee in an enrolled family who is responsible for payment to the health maintenance organization or on whose behalf such payment is made. See Virginia Code 38.2-4300
  • Subscriber: means any person entitled to benefits under the terms and conditions of a subscription contract. See Virginia Code 38.2-4501
  • Subscriber: means a person obligated under a reciprocal insurance agreement. See Virginia Code 38.2-1201
  • Subscription contract: means a written contract which is issued to a contract holder by a nonstock corporation and which provides dental or optometric services or benefits for dental or optometric services. See Virginia Code 38.2-4501
  • Substantial financial support: means any amount of financial support received by a student that qualifies him to be listed as a dependent on federal and state income tax returns. See Virginia Code 23.1-500
  • Supervision: means the direction and control by a pharmacist of the activities of a pharmacy intern or a pharmacy technician whereby the supervising pharmacist is physically present in the pharmacy or in the facility in which the pharmacy is located when the intern or technician is performing duties restricted to a pharmacy intern or technician, respectively, and is available for immediate oral communication. See Virginia Code 54.1-3300
  • support: as used in this chapter shall include but is not limited to, purchase of land for library buildings, purchase or erection of buildings for library purposes, purchase of library books, materials and equipment, compensation of library personnel, and all maintenance expenses for library property and equipment. See Virginia Code 42.1-33
  • Surplus lines broker: means an individual or business entity licensed pursuant to Article 5. See Virginia Code 38.2-4805.2
  • Surplus lines insurance: means any property and casualty insurance permitted to be placed directly by an insured or through a surplus lines broker with an eligible nonadmitted insurer. See Virginia Code 38.2-4805.2
  • Surplus to policyholders: means the excess of total admitted assets over the liabilities of an insurer, and shall be the sum of all capital and surplus accounts, including any voluntary reserves, minus any impairment of all capital and surplus accounts. See Virginia Code 38.2-100
  • Surviving spouse: means the spouse of a military service member who, while serving as an active duty member in the Armed Forces of the United States, Reserves of the Armed Forces of the United States, or Virginia National Guard, during military operations against terrorism, on a peacekeeping mission, or as a result of a terrorist act, or in any armed conflict, was killed in action, became missing in action, or became a prisoner of war. See Virginia Code 23.1-500
  • System: means the Virginia Community College System. See Virginia Code 23.1-100
  • Systems of state highways: has the meaning assigned to it in § 1-251. See Virginia Code 33.2-100
  • Taxable authority facilities: means any private or commercial golf course, country club, massage parlor, tennis club, skating facility (including roller skating, skateboard and ice skating), racquet sports facility, suntan facility, race track, or facility the primary purpose of which is one of the following: (i) retail food and beverage services (excluding grocery stores), (ii) automobile sales and service, (iii) recreation or entertainment, or (iv) banks, savings and loan institutions or mortgage loan companies. See Virginia Code 15.2-4902
  • Terminal condition: means a condition caused by injury, disease, or illness from which, to a reasonable degree of medical probability, a patient cannot recover and (i) the patient's death is imminent or (ii) the patient is in a persistent vegetative state. See Virginia Code 54.1-3442.1
  • Territorial sea: means the waters within the belt, three nautical miles wide, that is adjacent to Virginia's coast and seaward of the mean low-water mark. See Virginia Code 28.2-100
  • Testate: To die leaving a will.
  • Third-party logistics provider: means a person that provides or coordinates warehousing of or other logistics services for a drug or device in interstate commerce on behalf of a manufacturer, wholesale distributor, or dispenser of the drug or device but does not take ownership of the product or have responsibility for directing the sale or disposition of the product. See Virginia Code 54.1-3401
  • Tidewater Virginia: means the following counties: Accomack, Arlington, Caroline, Charles City, Chesterfield, Essex, Fairfax, Gloucester, Hanover, Henrico, Isle of Wight, James City, King and Queen, King George, King William, Lancaster, Mathews, Middlesex, New Kent, Northampton, Northumberland, Prince George, Prince William, Richmond, Spotsylvania, Stafford, Surry, Westmoreland, and York; and the Cities of Alexandria, Chesapeake, Colonial Heights, Fairfax, Falls Church, Fredericksburg, Hampton, Hopewell, Newport News, Norfolk, Petersburg, Poquoson, Portsmouth, Richmond, Suffolk, Virginia Beach, and Williamsburg. See Virginia Code 28.2-100
  • to fish: means all operations involved in (i) taking or catching, (ii) using, setting or operating apparatus employed in killing, taking or catching, or (iii) transporting or preparing for market marine fish, shellfish, and marine organisms. See Virginia Code 28.2-100
  • Total Adjusted Capital: means the sum of:

    1. See Virginia Code 38.2-5501

  • Total amount paid by the eligible carrier for any eligible claim: means the amount paid by the eligible carrier based on the allowed amount less any deductible, coinsurance, or copayment, as of the time applicable data is submitted or made accessible under subdivision C 1 of § 38. See Virginia Code 38.2-6600
  • Town: means any existing town or an incorporated community within one or more counties which became a town before noon, July one, nineteen hundred seventy-one, as provided by law or which has within defined boundaries a population of 1,000 or more and which has become a town as provided by law. See Virginia Code 15.2-102
  • Transportation Board: means the Commonwealth Transportation Board. See Virginia Code 33.2-287
  • Treating physician: means a physician who is providing or has previously provided medical treatment or evaluation to and has or previously had an ongoing treatment relationship with the person. See Virginia Code 54.1-3442.1
  • Trend Test Calculation: include d in the Life RBC Instructions. See Virginia Code 38.2-5501
  • Trust indenture: means any trust agreement or mortgage under which bonds authorized pursuant to this chapter may be secured. See Virginia Code 15.2-4902
  • Truth in Lending Act: The Truth in Lending Act is a federal law that requires lenders to provide standardized information so that borrowers can compare loan terms. In general, lenders must provide information on Source: OCC
  • Tuition: means the quarter, semester, or term charges imposed for undergraduate tuition by any public institution of higher education and all mandatory fees required as a condition of enrollment of all students. See Virginia Code 23.1-700
  • Unemancipated minor: means a minor student who has not been emancipated pursuant to Article 15 (§ 16. See Virginia Code 23.1-500
  • Unit: means any governmental unit; any electric authority; any investor-owned electric power company; any electric cooperative association or corporation; the Commonwealth or any other state; or any department, institution, commission, public instrumentality or political subdivision of the Commonwealth, any other state, or the United States. See Virginia Code 15.2-5402
  • Urban highway system: consists of those public highways, or portions thereof, not included in the systems of state highways, to which the Commonwealth Transportation Board directs payments pursuant to § 33. See Virginia Code 33.2-100
  • User fees: Fees charged to users of goods or services provided by the government. In levying or authorizing these fees, the legislature determines whether the revenue should go into the treasury or should be available to the agency providing the goods or services.
  • USP-NF: means the current edition of the United States Pharmacopeia-National Formulary. See Virginia Code 54.1-3401
  • utility services: means and includes electric, water, sewer, and telecommunications, internet and cable television services, including all other services that might be lawfully rendered by use of its fiber optic system. See Virginia Code 15.2-7202
  • Variable Rate: Having a "variable" rate means that the APR changes from time to time based on fluctuations in an external rate, normally the Prime Rate. This external rate is known as the "index." If the index changes, the variable rate normally changes. Also see Fixed Rate.
  • Vegetated wetlands: means lands lying between and contiguous to mean low water and an elevation above mean low water equal to the factor one and one-half times the mean tide range at the site of the proposed project in the county, city, or town in question, and upon which is growing any of the following species: saltmarsh cordgrass (Spartina alterniflora), saltmeadow hay (Spartina patens), saltgrass (Distichlis spicata), black needlerush (Juncus roemerianus), saltwort (Salicornia spp. See Virginia Code 28.2-1300
  • Veteran: means an individual who has served on active duty in the Armed Forces of the United States and who was discharged or released from such service under conditions other than dishonorable. See Virginia Code 23.1-500
  • Virginia student: means any student who has established domicile in the Commonwealth pursuant to § 23. See Virginia Code 23.1-100
  • Warehouser: means any person, other than a wholesale distributor, manufacturer, or third-party logistics provider, engaged in the business of (i) selling or otherwise distributing prescription drugs or devices to any person who is not the ultimate user or consumer and (ii) delivering Schedule VI prescription devices to the ultimate user or consumer pursuant to § 54. See Virginia Code 54.1-3401
  • Weights and measures: means all weights and measures of every kind, including instruments and devices for weighing and measuring, and any appliances and accessories associated with any or all such instruments and devices. See Virginia Code 3.2-5600
  • 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
  • Wholesale distribution: means (i) distribution of prescription drugs to persons other than consumers or patients and (ii) delivery of Schedule VI prescription devices to the ultimate user or consumer pursuant to § 54. See Virginia Code 54.1-3401
  • Wholesale distributor: means any person other than a manufacturer, a manufacturer's co-licensed partner, a third-party logistics provider, or a repackager that engages in wholesale distribution. See Virginia Code 54.1-3401