Sections
Chapter 1 Governor 2.2-100 – 2.2-135
Chapter 2 Governor’s Secretaries 2.2-200 – 2.2-235
Chapter 3 Assistant to the Governor for Intergovernmental Affairs 2.2-300 – 2.2-303
Chapter 3.2 Office of the State Inspector General 2.2-307 – 2.2-313
Chapter 4 Secretary of the Commonwealth 2.2-400 – 2.2-435
Chapter 4.2 Coordination of Workforce Development 2.2-435.6 – 2.2-435.10
Chapter 4.2:1 Special Assistant to the Governor for Coastal Adaptation and Protection 2.2-435.11
Chapter 4.2:2 Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion 2.2-435.12
Chapter 4.3 Commonwealth Identity Management Standards 2.2-436 – 2.2-437
Chapter 4.4 Office of the Children’s Ombudsman 2.2-438 – 2.2-449

Terms Used In Virginia Code > Title 2.2 > Subtitle I > Part A - Office of the Governor

  • AAPFCO: means the Association of American Plant Food Control Officials. See Virginia Code 3.2-3600
  • Abuse: means an employer's or employee's conduct or omissions that result in substantial misuse, destruction, waste, or loss of funds or resources belonging to or derived from federal, state, or local government sources. See Virginia Code 2.2-3010
  • Access: means the ability to receive, use, and manipulate data and operate controls included in information technology. See Virginia Code 2.2-3501
  • Account: means a contract of deposit of funds between a depositor and a financial institution, and includes a checking account, savings account, certificate of deposit, share account, and other similar arrangements. See Virginia Code 6.2-604
  • Accounts receivable: refers to the classification of debts due the Commonwealth, including judgments, fines, costs, and penalties imposed upon conviction for criminal and traffic offenses, and as defined in the guidelines adopted by the State Comptroller. See Virginia Code 2.2-4801
  • Accredited veterinarian: means a veterinarian approved by the Administrator of the U. See Virginia Code 3.2-5900
  • Acquisition of a branch: means the acquisition of a branch located in a host state, without acquiring the bank of such branch. See Virginia Code 6.2-836
  • Adjourn: A motion to adjourn a legislative chamber or a committee, if passed, ends that day's session.
  • Advertisement: means all representations, other than those on the label, disseminated in any manner or by any means, relating to animal remedies. See Virginia Code 3.2-4900
  • Affiliate: means any person or subsidiary thereof, who has, either directly or indirectly, actual or legal control over a distributor, whether by stock ownership or in any other manner. See Virginia Code 3.2-3200
  • Affiliate: has the meaning assigned to it in 12 U. See Virginia Code 6.2-836
  • Affiliated trust company: means a trust company that is controlled by a trust company holding company. See Virginia Code 6.2-1000
  • Affirmed: In the practice of the appellate courts, the decree or order is declared valid and will stand as rendered in the lower court.
  • Agency: means any department, institution, authority, instrumentality, board or other administrative agency of the government of the Commonwealth of Virginia and any transportation district created pursuant to the Transportation District Act of 1964 (§ 33. See Virginia Code 8.01-195.2
  • agency: means any agency, institution, board, bureau, commission, council, public institution of higher education, or instrumentality of state government in the executive department listed in the appropriation act. See Virginia Code 2.2-2006
  • Agency: means any state board, department, commission, agency or other unit of state government except a county, city, town or any agency thereof. See Virginia Code 2.2-3400
  • Agency: means any agency, authority, board, department, division, commission, institution, bureau, or like governmental entity of the Commonwealth or of any unit of local government including counties, cities, towns, regional governments, and the departments thereof, and includes constitutional officers, except as otherwise expressly provided by law. See Virginia Code 2.2-3801
  • Agency: means any authority, instrumentality, officer, board, or other unit of the government of the Commonwealth with express or implied authority to issue regulations other than the General Assembly, courts, municipal corporations, counties, other local or regional governmental authorities including sanitary or other districts and joint state-federal, interstate or intermunicipal authorities, the Virginia Resources Authority, the Virginia Code Commission with respect to minor changes made under the provisions of § 30-150, and educational institutions operated by the Commonwealth with respect to regulations that pertain to (i) their academic affairs; (ii) the selection, tenure, promotion and disciplining of faculty and employees; (iii) the selection of students; and (iv) rules of conduct and disciplining of students. See Virginia Code 2.2-4101
  • agency: means any authority, instrumentality, officer, board or other unit of state government empowered by the basic laws to adopt regulations or decide cases. See Virginia Code 2.2-4115
  • Agency: means any agency or instrumentality, corporate or otherwise, of the government of the Commonwealth. See Virginia Code 2.2-4200
  • Agreement: means a commercial relationship, not required to be evidenced in writing, of definite or indefinite duration, between a winery and wine wholesaler pursuant to which the wholesaler has been authorized to distribute one or more of the winery's brands of wine. See Virginia Code 4.1-401
  • Agreement: means a commercial relationship, not required to be evidenced in writing, of definite or indefinite duration, between a brewery and beer wholesaler pursuant to which the wholesaler has been authorized to distribute one or more of the brewery's brands of beer. See Virginia Code 4.1-500
  • Agricultural activity: means any activity used in the production of food and fiber, including farming, feedlots, grazing livestock, poultry raising, dairy farming, and aquaculture activities. See Virginia Code 3.2-400
  • Agricultural liming material: means any limestone with calcium and magnesium compounds that has the capacity, and whose intended purpose is, to neutralize soil acidity. See Virginia Code 3.2-3700
  • Agricultural operation: means any operation devoted to the bona fide production of crops, or animals, or fowl including the production of fruits and vegetables of all kinds; meat, dairy, and poultry products; nuts, tobacco, nursery, and floral products; and the production and harvest of products from silviculture activity. See Virginia Code 3.2-300
  • Agricultural products: means any livestock, aquaculture, poultry, horticultural, floricultural, viticulture, silvicultural, or other farm crops. See Virginia Code 3.2-6400
  • Agritourism activity: means any activity carried out on a farm or ranch that allows members of the general public, for recreational, entertainment, or educational purposes, to view or enjoy rural activities, including farming, wineries, ranching, horseback riding, historical, cultural, harvest-your-own activities, or natural activities and attractions. See Virginia Code 3.2-6400
  • Agritourism professional: means any person who is engaged in the business of providing one or more agritourism activities, whether or not for compensation. See Virginia Code 3.2-6400
  • Aircraft: means any contrivance now known, or hereafter invented, used, or designed for navigation of or flight in the air, including a balloon or other contrivance designed for maneuvering in airspace at an altitude greater than 24 inches above ground or water level, except that any contrivance now or hereafter invented of fixed or flexible wing design, operating without the assistance of any motor, engine, or other mechanical propulsive device, which is designed to utilize the feet and legs of the operator or operators as the sole means of initiating and sustaining forward motion during the launch and of providing the point of contact with the ground upon landing and commonly called a "hang glider" shall not be included within this definition. See Virginia Code 5.1-1
  • Airport: means any area of land or water which is used, or intended for public use, for the landing and takeoff of aircraft, and any appurtenant areas that are used, or intended for use, for airport buildings or other airport facilities or rights-of-way, easements and together with all airport buildings and facilities located thereon. See Virginia Code 5.1-1
  • Alcohol: means the product known as ethyl or grain alcohol obtained by distillation of any fermented liquor, rectified either once or more often, whatever the origin, and shall include synthetic ethyl alcohol, but shall not include methyl alcohol and alcohol completely denatured in accordance with formulas approved by the government of the United States. See Virginia Code 4.1-100
  • Alcoholic beverages: includes alcohol, spirits, wine, and beer, and any one or more of such varieties containing one-half of one percent or more of alcohol by volume, including mixed alcoholic beverages, and every liquid or solid, powder or crystal, patented or not, containing alcohol, spirits, wine, or beer and capable of being consumed by a human being. See Virginia Code 4.1-100
  • Amortization: Paying off a loan by regular installments.
  • Animal: means any animate being, which is not human, endowed with the power of voluntary action. See Virginia Code 3.2-4800
  • Animal: means any animate being, which is not human, endowed with the power of voluntary action. See Virginia Code 3.2-4900
  • Animal: means any organism of the kingdom Animalia, other than a human being. See Virginia Code 3.2-5900
  • Animal remedies: means all drugs, combinations of drugs, proprietary medicines, and combinations of drugs and other ingredients, other than for food purposes or cosmetic purposes that are prepared or compounded for animal use; except those exempted by the Commissioner. See Virginia Code 3.2-4900
  • Annual percentage rate: The cost of credit at a yearly rate. It is calculated in a standard way, taking the average compound interest rate over the term of the loan so borrowers can compare loans. Lenders are required by law to disclose a card account's APR. Source: FDIC
  • Annual report: means the report required to be filed by a guardian pursuant to § 64. See Virginia Code 64.2-2000
  • Annuity: A periodic (usually annual) payment of a fixed sum of money for either the life of the recipient or for a fixed number of years. A series of payments under a contract from an insurance company, a trust company, or an individual. Annuity payments are made at regular intervals over a period of more than one full year.
  • ANSI Ski Lift Code: means the American National Standard (B77. See Virginia Code 8.01-227.11
  • AOAC International: means the Association of Analytical Communities, formerly the Association of Official Analytical Chemists. See Virginia Code 3.2-3600
  • Apiary: means any place where one or more colonies of bees are kept. See Virginia Code 3.2-4400
  • Applicant: means the person who applies for, or requests, a license, or applies for registration of any liming material; or applies to become a contractor. See Virginia Code 3.2-3700
  • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
  • Appropriate authority: means a federal, state, or local agency or organization having jurisdiction over criminal law enforcement, regulatory violations, professional conduct or ethics, or abuse; or a member, officer, agent, representative, or supervisory employee of the agency or organization. See Virginia Code 2.2-3010
  • Area of Operation: means land owned by the Commonwealth at Fort Monroe. See Virginia Code 2.2-2337
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Asbestos: means any material containing more than one percent of the asbestiform varieties of:

    1. See Virginia Code 2.2-1162

  • Assessment: means moneys to be collected as authorized by this chapter. See Virginia Code 3.2-1500
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Attorney General: means the Attorney General of Virginia, the Chief Deputy, other deputies, counsels or assistant attorneys general employed by the Office of the Attorney General and designated by the Attorney General to act pursuant to this article. See Virginia Code 8.01-216.2
  • Attorney-at-law: A person who is legally qualified and licensed to practice law, and to represent and act for clients in legal proceedings.
  • Attorney-in-fact: A person who, acting as an agent, is given written authorization by another person to transact business for him (her) out of court.
  • Authority: means the Virginia Commercial Space Flight Authority. See Virginia Code 2.2-2201
  • Authority: means the Fort Monroe Authority. See Virginia Code 2.2-2337
  • Authority: means the Commonwealth of Virginia Innovation Partnership Authority. See Virginia Code 2.2-2352
  • Authority: means the Opioid Abatement Authority. See Virginia Code 2.2-2365
  • Authority: means the Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority created pursuant to this title. See Virginia Code 4.1-100
  • Authority: means the respective political subdivisions of the Commonwealth created in this subpart. See Virginia Code 2.2-2200
  • Authority: means the Virginia Resources Authority created in Chapter 21 (§ 62. See Virginia Code 5.1-30.1
  • Average manufacturing wage: means that amount determined by the Virginia Employment Commission to be the average wage paid manufacturing workers in a locality or region of the Commonwealth. See Virginia Code 2.2-5100
  • Bale: means a closely pressed package of ginned cotton that weighs approximately 480 pounds. See Virginia Code 3.2-1500
  • Bank: means any national bank, any bank organized under Chapter 8 (§ 6. See Virginia Code 6.2-300
  • Bank: means a corporation authorized by statute to accept deposits and to hold itself out to the public as engaged in the banking business in the Commonwealth. See Virginia Code 6.2-800
  • Bank: has the meaning assigned to it in 12 U. See Virginia Code 6.2-836
  • Bank: has the meaning assigned to it in 12 U. See Virginia Code 6.2-849
  • Bank: means any bank or trust company organized under the laws of the Commonwealth. See Virginia Code 6.2-925
  • Bank holding company: means any corporation (i) that directly or indirectly owns, controls, or holds with power to vote, 25 percent or more of the voting shares of one or more banks or of a corporation that is or becomes a bank holding company by virtue of this definition, (ii) that controls in any manner the election of a majority of the directors of one or more banks, or (iii) for the benefit of whose shareholders or members 25 percent or more of the voting shares of one or more banks or bank holding companies is held by trustees. See Virginia Code 6.2-800
  • Bank holding company: has the meaning assigned to it in 12 U. See Virginia Code 6.2-836
  • Bank regulator: includes the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the Federal Reserve Board, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the Federal Trade Commission, and the Bureau. See Virginia Code 6.2-947
  • Bankruptcy: Refers to statutes and judicial proceedings involving persons or businesses that cannot pay their debts and seek the assistance of the court in getting a fresh start. Under the protection of the bankruptcy court, debtors may discharge their debts, perhaps by paying a portion of each debt. Bankruptcy judges preside over these proceedings.
  • Barrel: means any container or vessel having a capacity of more than 43 ounces. See Virginia Code 4.1-100
  • Baseline: Projection of the receipts, outlays, and other budget amounts that would ensue in the future without any change in existing policy. Baseline projections are used to gauge the extent to which proposed legislation, if enacted into law, would alter current spending and revenue levels.
  • Basic employment: means employment in an industry sector or function that directly or indirectly derives more than 50 percent of its revenue from out-of-state sources. See Virginia Code 2.2-5105
  • Basic employment: means employment that brings new or additional income into Virginia and adds to the gross state product. See Virginia Code 2.2-5100
  • Bee: means the honeybee, Apis mellifera and genetic variations thereof, at any living stage; and may include other hymenopterous insects that depend on pollen and nectar for food. See Virginia Code 3.2-4400
  • Bee diseases: means departures from a sound state of health of bees characterized by visible symptoms including American foulbrood and any other diseases, insects, mites, or bee pests. See Virginia Code 3.2-4400
  • Bee equipment: means hives and hive parts including frames, supers, covers, bottom boards, and beekeeping apparel. See Virginia Code 3.2-4400
  • Beer: means any alcoholic beverage obtained by the fermentation of an infusion or decoction of barley, malt, and hops or of any similar products in drinkable water and containing one-half of one percent or more of alcohol by volume. See Virginia Code 4.1-100
  • Beneficiary: means a person named in a trust account as one for whom a party to the account is named as trustee. See Virginia Code 6.2-604
  • Benefits consortium: means a trust that complies with the conditions set forth in § 6. See Virginia Code 6.2-951
  • Bespoke clothier establishment: means a permanent retail establishment that offers, by appointment only, custom made apparel and that offers a membership program to customers. See Virginia Code 4.1-100
  • bill in equity: shall mean a complaint in a civil action, as provided in the Rules of Supreme Court of Virginia;

    11. See Virginia Code 8.01-2

  • Board: means the Virginia Growth and Opportunity Board as may be established under law. See Virginia Code 2.2-5105
  • Board: means the Virginia Aviation Board. See Virginia Code 5.1-1
  • Board: means the Board of Agriculture and Consumer Services. See Virginia Code 3.2-100
  • Board: means the Cattle Industry Board. See Virginia Code 3.2-1300
  • Board: means the board of directors of the Authority. See Virginia Code 2.2-2201
  • Board: means the Board of Trustees created in § 2. See Virginia Code 2.2-2337
  • Board: means the board of directors of the Authority. See Virginia Code 2.2-2352
  • Board: means the board of directors of the Authority. See Virginia Code 2.2-2365
  • Board: means the Virginia Growth and Opportunity Board. See Virginia Code 2.2-2484
  • Board: means the Board of Directors of the Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority. See Virginia Code 4.1-100
  • Board: means the respective boards of directors for the authorities created in this subpart. See Virginia Code 2.2-2200
  • Board: means the Soil and Water Conservation Board. See Virginia Code 3.2-400
  • Bond with surety: includes the payment in cash of the full amount of the required bond and, in such case, no surety shall be required. See Virginia Code 1-205
  • Bonds: means any bonds, notes, interim certificates, debentures, or other obligations issued by the Authority pursuant to this article. See Virginia Code 2.2-2337
  • Bonds: means any bonds, refunding bonds, notes, debentures, interim certificates, or any bond, grant, revenue anticipation notes or any other evidences of indebtedness or obligation of an authority, whether in temporary or definitive form and whether the interest thereon is exempt from federal income taxation. See Virginia Code 2.2-2200
  • Bonds: means bonds or other obligations issued by the Commonwealth, by counties, cities and towns, and by their agencies, institutions, and authorities or by any combination of the foregoing under the provisions of the Public Finance Act (§ 15. See Virginia Code 2.2-4701
  • Bottle: means any vessel intended to contain liquids and having a capacity of not more than 43 ounces. See Virginia Code 4.1-100
  • Brand: means any word, name, group of letters, symbol or combination thereof adopted and used by a winery to identify a specific wine product and to distinguish that product from other wine produced or marketed by that winery or other wineries. See Virginia Code 4.1-401
  • Brand: means any word, name, group of letters, symbol or combination thereof adopted and used by a brewery to identify a specific malt beverage product and to distinguish that product from other beers produced or marketed by that brewery or other breweries. See Virginia Code 4.1-500
  • Brand: means a term, design, trademark or product name under which a regulated product is distributed. See Virginia Code 3.2-3600
  • Brand: means the term, designation, trademark, product name or other specific designation under which any liming material is offered for sale. See Virginia Code 3.2-3700
  • Brand: means any recorded identification mark applied to any position on the hide of a live animal by means of heat, freezing, acid or chemical, except tattoo marks in the ear or numbers used to keep production records, record of age or identification marks used by any governmental agency. See Virginia Code 3.2-6100
  • Brand name: means any word, name, symbol, or device, or any combination thereof, identifying the commercial feed of a distributor or registrant and distinguishing it from the commercial feed of other distributors or registrants. See Virginia Code 3.2-4800
  • Brewery: means every person, including any authorized representative of such person pursuant to § 4. See Virginia Code 4.1-500
  • Budget Bill: means the Budget Bill submitted pursuant to § 2. See Virginia Code 2.2-1831.1
  • Bulk: means in nonpackaged form. See Virginia Code 3.2-3600
  • Bulk: means materials in nonpackaged form. See Virginia Code 3.2-3700
  • Bureau: means the Bureau of Financial Institutions, a division of the Commission. See Virginia Code 6.2-100
  • Burnt: means any agricultural liming material with calcium and magnesium compounds capable of neutralizing soil acidity, and that consists essentially of calcium oxide, or a combination of calcium oxide and magnesium oxide. See Virginia Code 3.2-3700
  • Business enterprise: means any (i) industry for the manufacturing, processing, assembling, storing, warehousing, servicing, distributing, or selling of any products of agriculture, mining, or industry or professional services; (ii) commercial enterprise making sales or providing services to industries described in clause (i); (iii) enterprise for research and development, including scientific laboratories; (iv) not-for-profit entity operating in the Commonwealth; (v) entity acquiring, constructing, improving, maintaining, or operating a qualified transportation facility under the Public-Private Transportation Act of 1995 (§ 33. See Virginia Code 2.2-2279
  • Calcium carbonate equivalent: means the acid neutralizing capacity of any liming material, expressed as weight percentage of calcium carbonate. See Virginia Code 3.2-3700
  • Candidate species: means those species formally recommended by the Director of the Department of Conservation and Recreation or other reliable data sources in writing to and accepted by the Commissioner for presentation to the Board for listing under this chapter. See Virginia Code 3.2-1000
  • Cannabis sativa product: means a product made from any part of the plant Cannabis sativa with a concentration of tetrahydrocannabinol that is greater than that allowed by federal law. See Virginia Code 3.2-4112
  • Capital investment: means an investment in real property, personal property, or both, at a manufacturing or basic nonmanufacturing facility within the Commonwealth that is capitalized by the company and that increases the productivity of the manufacturing facility, results in the creation, development or utilization of a more advanced technology than is in use immediately prior to such investment, or both. See Virginia Code 2.2-5100
  • Capital investment: means an investment in real property or tangible personal property, or both, by an eligible company within the Commonwealth. See Virginia Code 2.2-5105
  • Cattle: means beef-type and dairy-type cattle sold for a consideration in excess of $100 per head in the Commonwealth. See Virginia Code 3.2-1300
  • Center: means the business registration and permitting center established by this section and located in and under the administrative control of the Department. See Virginia Code 2.2-1617
  • Centralized fleet: means those passenger-type vehicles assigned to the Department of General Services and available for use by state agencies. See Virginia Code 2.2-1173
  • Centralized fleet: means the same as that term is defined in § 2. See Virginia Code 2.2-1182
  • Certificate: means a document issued or authorized by the Commissioner indicating that a regulated article is not contaminated with a noxious weed. See Virginia Code 3.2-800
  • Certificate: means a document issued or authorized by the Commissioner indicating that a regulated article is not contaminated with a pest. See Virginia Code 3.2-700
  • Certificate of Conformance: means a document issued by the National Type Evaluation Program of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) of the U. See Virginia Code 3.2-5700
  • Certificate of health: means a state-of-origin document prepared and signed by the State Apiarist or other authorized person declaring the bees, bee equipment, appliances, apiaries, and honey houses to be free of bee diseases. See Virginia Code 3.2-4400
  • Certification: means the process by which (i) a business is determined to be a small, women-owned, or minority-owned business or (ii) an employment services organization, for the purpose of reporting small, women-owned, and minority-owned business and employment services organization participation in state contracts and purchases pursuant to §§ 2. See Virginia Code 2.2-1604
  • Certified company: means a Virginia employer that has been certified by the Partnership to have (i) created or caused to be created at least 200 net new basic employment jobs in the Commonwealth that are located in the participating localities with average salaries at least equal to the average wage in the participating localities and (ii) made a capital investment of at least $25 million in the participating localities. See Virginia Code 2.2-5105
  • Chambers: A judge's office.
  • City: means the City of Hampton, Virginia, a municipal corporation of the Commonwealth of Virginia. See Virginia Code 2.2-2337
  • Civil forfeiture: The loss of ownership of property used to conduct illegal activity.
  • Claim: means any request or demand, whether under a contract or otherwise, for money or property, regardless of whether the Commonwealth has title to the money or property, that (i) is presented to an officer, employee, or agent of the Commonwealth or (ii) is made to a contractor, grantee, or other recipient (a) if the money or property is to be spent or used on the Commonwealth's behalf or to advance a governmental program or interest and (b) if the Commonwealth provides or has provided any portion of the money or property requested or demanded or will reimburse such contractor, grantee, or other recipient for any portion of the money or property that is requested or demanded. See Virginia Code 8.01-216.2
  • Clerk of court: An officer appointed by the court to work with the chief judge in overseeing the court's administration, especially to assist in managing the flow of cases through the court and to maintain court records.
  • Closed meeting: means a meeting from which the public is excluded. See Virginia Code 2.2-3701
  • Club: means any private nonprofit corporation or association which is the owner, lessee, or occupant of an establishment operated solely for a national, social, patriotic, political, athletic, or other like purpose, but not for pecuniary gain, the advantages of which belong to all of the members. See Virginia Code 4.1-100
  • Collaborative economic development plan: means an agreement among two or more localities that identifies commitments made by each locality to implement a collaborative approach to economic development, whether the collaboration relates to general economic development and diversification efforts by the participating localities or relates to specific economic development needs, including infrastructure and workforce training, of a company. See Virginia Code 2.2-5105
  • Colony: means a queenright assemblage of social bees capable of reproducing. See Virginia Code 3.2-4400
  • Commercial activities: means activities in which a bank holding company, a financial holding company, a national bank, or a national bank financial subsidiary may not engage under federal law. See Virginia Code 6.2-836
  • Commercial activity: means an activity performed by or for state government that is not an inherently governmental activity and that may feasibly be obtained from a commercial source at lower cost than the activity being performed by state employees. See Virginia Code 2.2-5512
  • Commercial feed: means any materials or combination of materials that are distributed or intended for distribution for use as feed for animals, or for mixing in feed. See Virginia Code 3.2-4800
  • Commercial fertilizer: means a fertilizer distributed for farm use, or for any other use, other than any specialty fertilizer use. See Virginia Code 3.2-3600
  • Commercial source: means any business or other private concern that is eligible for contract awarded in accordance with the Public-Private Education and Infrastructure Act of 2002 (§ 56-575. See Virginia Code 2.2-5512
  • Commission: means the Milk Commission. See Virginia Code 3.2-3200
  • Commission: means the State Corporation Commission. See Virginia Code 6.2-100
  • Commission: means the Virginia Code Commission. See Virginia Code 2.2-4101
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Financial Institutions. See Virginia Code 6.2-100
  • Commodity in package form: means any commodity packaged in any manner in advance of sale in units suitable for either wholesale or retail sale, exclusive of an auxiliary shipping container enclosing packages that individually conform to the requirements of this chapter. See Virginia Code 3.2-5600
  • Commonwealth: means the Commonwealth of Virginia, any agency of state government, and any political subdivision of the Commonwealth. See Virginia Code 8.01-216.2
  • Commonwealth information technology project: means any state agency information technology project that is under Commonwealth governance and oversight. See Virginia Code 2.2-2006
  • Commonwealth Project Management Standard: means a document developed and adopted by the Chief Information Officer (CIO) pursuant to § 2. See Virginia Code 2.2-2006
  • 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
  • Community action program budget: means state funds, federal block grants and federal categorical grants that are received by the Commonwealth for community action activities. See Virginia Code 2.2-5400
  • Community action statewide organization: means community action programs, organized on a statewide basis, to enhance the capability of community action agencies. See Virginia Code 2.2-5400
  • Community services board region: means a region as determined by the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services for purposes of administering Chapter 5 (§ 37. See Virginia Code 2.2-2365
  • Compensation: means any amount paid in addition to reimbursement for expenses. See Virginia Code 2.2-2813
  • Competition: includes training sessions or practice for a contest or event. See Virginia Code 8.01-227.11
  • Competition terrain: means any part of a winter sports area in which an operator has authorized a competition to take place. See Virginia Code 8.01-227.11
  • Competitor: means a winter sports participant who actually is engaged in a competition in any portion of a winter sports area made available by the winter sports area operator. See Virginia Code 8.01-227.11
  • Complaint: means an allegation made by any person to the Commissioner that an owner's or operator's agricultural activity is creating or, if not changed, will create pollution and that states the location and nature of such agricultural activity. See Virginia Code 3.2-400
  • Compost: means a biologically stable material derived from the composting process. See Virginia Code 3.2-3600
  • Composting: means the biological decomposition of organic matter through a process that inhibits pathogens, viable weed seeds, and odors, accomplished by mixing and piling so as to promote aerobic decay, anaerobic decay, or both aerobic and anaerobic decay. See Virginia Code 3.2-3600
  • Comprehensive application: means a document incorporating pertinent data from existing applications for permits covered under this section. See Virginia Code 2.2-1617
  • Comprehensive permit: means the single document designed for public display issued by the Business Permitting Center that certifies state agency permit approval and that incorporates the endorsements for individual permits included in the comprehensive permitting program. See Virginia Code 2.2-1617
  • Condemnation tag: means a tag applied to a weight or measure that fails to pass an official inspection, the application of which tag requires the immediate removal of the weight or measure from service. See Virginia Code 3.2-5700
  • Confidential data: means information made confidential by federal or state law that is maintained in an electronic format. See Virginia Code 2.2-2006
  • Conservator: includes (i) a local or regional program designated by the Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services as a public conservator pursuant to Article 6 (§ 51. See Virginia Code 64.2-2000
  • Consumer: means any person who acquires eggs for consumption in his own household and not for resale. See Virginia Code 3.2-5301
  • Container: means any barrel, bottle, carton, keg, vessel or other receptacle used for holding alcoholic beverages. See Virginia Code 4.1-100
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Contract feeder: means a person who is an independent contractor and who: (i) feeds commercial feed to animals pursuant to a contract; (ii) is provided such commercial feed by a licensed distributor; and (iii) receives remuneration as determined all or in part by the amount of feed consumption, mortality, profits, or amount or quality of production. See Virginia Code 3.2-4800
  • Contract rental: means a contract for the use of motor vehicles by employees for official state business within the confines of their normal work locations. See Virginia Code 2.2-1173
  • Contract winemaking facility: means the premises of a licensed winery or farm winery that obtains grapes, fruits, and other agricultural products from a person holding a farm winery license and crushes, processes, ferments, bottles, or provides any combination of such services pursuant to an agreement with the farm winery licensee. See Virginia Code 4.1-100
  • Contractor: means any person required to hold a permit to sell any bulk liming material to the consumer pursuant to § 3. See Virginia Code 3.2-3700
  • Contractor: means any individual, partnership, corporation, or association that performs services for or supplies goods, materials, or equipment to the Commonwealth or any agency thereof. See Virginia Code 2.2-4200
  • Contractor-applicator: means any person required to hold a permit to apply any regulated product pursuant to § 3. See Virginia Code 3.2-3600
  • Controlled substance: means a controlled substance as defined in Article 1 (§ 18. See Virginia Code 8.01-227.4
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Coordinated Framework: means the federal Coordinated Framework for the Regulation of Biotechnology set forth in 51 Fed. See Virginia Code 2.2-5501
  • Cord: means the amount of wood that is contained in a space of 128 cubic feet when the wood is ranked and well stowed. See Virginia Code 3.2-5600
  • Corn: means all corn sold except sugar corn, popcorn, and ornamental corn. See Virginia Code 3.2-1400
  • Corporation: means the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. See Virginia Code 6.2-925
  • Cost: means as applied to a project financed under the provisions of this article, the sum total of all costs reasonable and necessary for carrying out all works and undertakings necessary or incident to accomplish a project, including, but not limited to the cost of all necessary developmental, planning and feasibility studies, surveys, plans and specifications, architectural, engineering, financial, legal or other special services, the cost of acquisition of land and any buildings and improvements thereon, including the discharge of any obligations of the vendor of such land, buildings or improvements, site preparation and development including demolition or removal of existing structures, construction, and reconstruction, furnishing of a project, the reasonable cost of financing incurred in the course of the development of a project, carrying charges during construction to the occupancy date, interest on bonds issued to finance a project to a date subsequent to the estimated date of completion of a project, necessary expenses incurred in connection with the initial occupancy of a project, the cost of reimbursing the Central Capital Planning Fund, established under § 2. See Virginia Code 2.2-2260
  • Costs: means the reasonable and customary charges for goods and services incurred or to be incurred in major information technology projects. See Virginia Code 2.2-2022
  • Cotton: means the field crop of the genus Gossypium grown to be further processed into consumable goods. See Virginia Code 3.2-1500
  • Council: means the State Executive Council for Children's Services created pursuant to § 2. See Virginia Code 2.2-5200
  • Council: means the Virginia Interagency Coordinating Council created pursuant to § 2. See Virginia Code 2.2-5300
  • Counterclaim: A claim that a defendant makes against a plaintiff.
  • Country buyer: means any person who buys corn from a producer. See Virginia Code 3.2-1400
  • Country buyer: means any person who buys small grains from a producer. See Virginia Code 3.2-2200
  • Courts of record: means the Supreme Court of Virginia, the Court of Appeals of Virginia, and the circuit courts. See Virginia Code 1-212
  • Covered entity: means all state agencies, public institutions of higher education, and political subdivisions of the Commonwealth. See Virginia Code 2.2-3501
  • covered farm: as used in this chapter , unless the context requires a different meaning. See Virginia Code 3.2-5147
  • Covered produce: includes all of the following:

    1. See Virginia Code 3.2-5146

  • Coworking establishment: means a facility that has at least 100 members, a majority of whom are 21 years of age or older, to whom it offers shared office space and related amenities, including desks, conference rooms, Internet access, printers, copiers, telephones, and fax machines. See Virginia Code 4.1-100
  • Credit report: A detailed report of an individual's credit history prepared by a credit bureau and used by a lender in determining a loan applicant's creditworthiness. Source: OCC
  • Credit union: means any credit union organized under Chapter 13 (§ 6. See Virginia Code 6.2-300
  • CSA: means the Children's Services Act. See Virginia Code 2.2-5200
  • Custom mix feed: means a feed for which the customer provides ingredients. See Virginia Code 3.2-4800
  • Customer-formula feed: means commercial feed that consists of a mixture of commercial feeds, or feed ingredients, or a combination of both commercial feeds and feed ingredients, each batch being manufactured according to the specific instructions of the final purchaser. See Virginia Code 3.2-4800
  • Data subject: means an individual about whom personal information is indexed or may be located under his name, personal number, or other identifiable particulars, in an information system. See Virginia Code 2.2-3801
  • De novo branch: means a branch of a bank located in a host state which (i) is originally established by the bank as a branch and (ii) does not become a branch of the bank as a result of the acquisition of another bank or a branch of another bank, or the merger, consolidation, or conversion of any such bank or branch. See Virginia Code 6.2-836
  • Deaf person: means any person whose hearing is so seriously impaired as to prohibit the person from understanding oral communications spoken in a normal conversational tone. See Virginia Code 2.2-3400
  • Deal: means to temporarily possess industrial hemp grown in compliance with state or federal law that (i) has not been processed and (ii) was not grown and will not be processed by the person temporarily possessing it. See Virginia Code 3.2-4112
  • Dealer: means any person that acquires nursery stock for the purpose of resale and distribution who is not a grower of nursery stock. See Virginia Code 3.2-3800
  • Dealer: means any person who is registered pursuant to subsection A of § 3. See Virginia Code 3.2-4112
  • Dealership: means the location at which a dealer stores or intends to store the industrial hemp in which he deals. See Virginia Code 3.2-4112
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Default or insolvency: includes , but shall not be limited to, the failure or refusal of any qualified public depository to return any public deposit upon demand or at maturity and the issuance of an order of supervisory authority restraining such depository from making payments of deposit liabilities or the appointment of a receiver for such depository. See Virginia Code 2.2-4401
  • Defaulting depository: means any qualified public depository determined to be in default or insolvent. See Virginia Code 2.2-4401
  • Deficiency: means the amount of nutrient found by analysis to be less than that guaranteed, which may result from a lack of nutrient ingredients, or from lack of uniformity. See Virginia Code 3.2-3600
  • Department: means the Department of Aviation. See Virginia Code 5.1-1
  • Department: means the department designated by the Secretary of Commerce and Trade to implement the requirements of this chapter for certain types or classes of regulated introductions. See Virginia Code 2.2-5501
  • Department: means the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. See Virginia Code 3.2-100
  • Department: means the Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity or any division of the Department to which the Director has delegated or assigned duties and responsibilities. See Virginia Code 2.2-1604
  • Deposition: An oral statement made before an officer authorized by law to administer oaths. Such statements are often taken to examine potential witnesses, to obtain discovery, or to be used later in trial.
  • Design Standards: means the standards developed as a requirement of the Programmatic Agreement and referred to in that document as the "Historic Preservation Manual and Design Standards" which govern the restoration, rehabilitation, and renovation of the contributing elements to the Fort Monroe National Historic Landmark District and new construction, additions, and reconstruction of buildings so they are compatible with the overall character of the District, as they may be adopted or amended from time to time. See Virginia Code 2.2-2337
  • Designated agency: means the agency designated by the Secretary of Health and Human Resources pursuant to § 2. See Virginia Code 2.2-5400
  • Designated trail: means a winter sports area trail on which a participant is permitted by the operator to participate in a winter sport. See Virginia Code 8.01-227.11
  • Directly engages in an ox activity: means a person who rides, trains, drives, leads, or is a passenger upon an ox, whether mounted or unmounted, or on an ox drawn vehicle, but does not mean a spectator at an ox activity or a person who participates in the ox activity but does not ride, train, drive, lead, or ride as a passenger upon an ox or ox drawn vehicle. See Virginia Code 3.2-6300
  • Director: means the Director of the Department of General Services. See Virginia Code 2.2-1162
  • Director: means the Director of the Department of General Services. See Virginia Code 2.2-1173
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Dispute resolution proceeding: means any structured process in which a neutral assists parties to a dispute in reaching a voluntary settlement by means of dispute resolution processes such as mediation, conciliation, facilitation, partnering, fact-finding, neutral evaluation, use of ombudsmen or any other proceeding leading to a voluntary settlement. See Virginia Code 2.2-4115
  • Disseminate: means to release, transfer, or otherwise communicate information orally, in writing, or by electronic means. See Virginia Code 2.2-3801
  • Distribute: means to import, consign, manufacture, produce, compound, mix, blend, or in any way alter, the chemical or physical characteristics of a regulated product, or to offer for sale, sell, barter, warehouse or otherwise supply regulated product in the Commonwealth. See Virginia Code 3.2-3600
  • Distribute: means to: (i) offer or expose for sale, sell, warehouse, exchange, or barter commercial feed; or (ii) supply, furnish, or otherwise provide commercial feed to a contract feeder. See Virginia Code 3.2-4800
  • Distributor: means any of the following persons engaged in the business of distributing, marketing, or in any manner handling fluid milk, in whole or in part, in fluid form for consumption in the Commonwealth:

    1. See Virginia Code 3.2-3200

  • Distributor: means any person who distributes. See Virginia Code 3.2-3600
  • Distributor: means any person who imports or consigns, manufactures, produces, compounds, mixes, or blends any liming material, or who offers for sale, sells, barters or otherwise supplies any liming material. See Virginia Code 3.2-3700
  • Distributor: means any person who distributes commercial feed. See Virginia Code 3.2-4800
  • District: means one of the districts set forth in § 3. See Virginia Code 3.2-1200
  • Division: means the Division of Debt Collection of the Office of the Attorney General created pursuant to § 2. See Virginia Code 2.2-4801
  • Documentary material: means the original or any copy of any book, record, report, memorandum, paper, communication, tabulation, chart, or other document, or data compilations stored in or accessible through computer or other information retrieval systems, together with instructions and all other materials necessary to use or interpret such data compilations, and any product of discovery. See Virginia Code 8.01-216.2
  • Drug: means any article intended for use in the diagnosis, cure, mitigation, treatment, or prevention of disease in animals and articles other than commercial feed intended to affect the structure or any function of the animal body. See Virginia Code 3.2-4800
  • Drug: means articles: (i) recognized in the latest addition or any supplement thereto of the Official United States Pharmacopoeia, the official Homeopathic Pharmacopoeia of the United States, or the Official National Formulary; (ii) intended for use in the diagnosis, cure, mitigation, treatment, or prevention of disease in animals; (iii) other than food or cosmetics, intended to affect the structure or any function of the body of animals; or (iv) intended for use as a component of any articles specified in clauses (i) or (ii) of this definition. See Virginia Code 3.2-4900
  • Early intervention services: means services provided through Part C of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (20 U. See Virginia Code 2.2-5300
  • Electronic communication: means the use of technology having electrical, digital, magnetic, wireless, optical, electromagnetic, or similar capabilities to transmit or receive information. See Virginia Code 2.2-3701
  • Electronic funds transfer: The transfer of money between accounts by consumer electronic systems-such as automated teller machines (ATMs) and electronic payment of bills-rather than by check or cash. (Wire transfers, checks, drafts, and paper instruments do not fall into this category.) Source: OCC
  • Eligible business: means any person engaged in one or more business enterprises in the Commonwealth that satisfies one or more of the following requirements: (i) is a for-profit enterprise that (a) has received $10 million or less in annual gross income under generally accepted accounting principles for each of its last three fiscal years or lesser time period if it has been in existence less than three years, (b) has fewer than 250 employees, (c) has a net worth of $2 million or less, (d) exists for the sole purpose of developing or operating a qualified transportation facility under the Public-Private Transportation Act of 1995 (§ 33. See Virginia Code 2.2-2279
  • Eligible collateral: means securities or instruments authorized as legal investments under the laws of the Commonwealth for public sinking funds or other public funds as well as Federal Home Loan Bank letters of credit issued in accordance with guidelines promulgated by the Treasury Board. See Virginia Code 2.2-4401
  • Eligible company: means , for companies located in a Metropolitan Statistical Area with a population of 300,000 or more in the most recently preceding decennial census, a Virginia employer that:

    a. See Virginia Code 2.2-5100

  • Eligible manufacturer or research and development service: means an existing Virginia manufacturer or research and development service that makes a capital investment of at least $25 million that is announced on or after June 1, 1998, which investment does not result in any net reduction in employment within one year after the capital investment has been completed and verified. See Virginia Code 2.2-5100
  • Embezzlement: In most states, embezzlement is defined as theft/larceny of assets (money or property) by a person in a position of trust or responsibility over those assets. Embezzlement typically occurs in the employment and corporate settings. Source: OCC
  • Emergency: means an unforeseen circumstance rendering the notice required by this chapter impossible or impracticable and which circumstance requires immediate action. See Virginia Code 2.2-3701
  • Employee: means any officer, employee or agent of any agency, or any person acting on behalf of an agency in an official capacity, temporarily or permanently in the service of the Commonwealth, or any transportation district, whether with or without compensation. See Virginia Code 8.01-195.2
  • Employee: includes an employee or officer of the Commonwealth. See Virginia Code 8.01-216.2
  • Employee: means any person who is regularly employed full time on either a salaried or wage basis, whose tenure is not restricted as to temporary or provisional appointment, in the service of and whose compensation is payable, no more often than biweekly, in whole or in part, by a governmental agency. See Virginia Code 2.2-3010
  • Employer: includes the Commonwealth. See Virginia Code 8.01-216.2
  • Employer: means a person supervising one or more employees, including the employee filing a good faith report, a superior of that supervisor, or an agent of the governmental agency. See Virginia Code 2.2-3010
  • Employment services organization: means an organization that provides community-based employment services to individuals with disabilities that is an approved Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) accredited vendor of the Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services. See Virginia Code 2.2-1604
  • En banc: In the bench or "full bench." Refers to court sessions with the entire membership of a court participating rather than the usual quorum. U.S. courts of appeals usually sit in panels of three judges, but may expand to a larger number in certain cases. They are then said to be sitting en banc.
  • Endangered species: means any species or variety of plant life or insect life determined by the Board to be in danger of extinction throughout all or a significant part of its range other than a species determined by the Commissioner not to be in the best interest of the welfare of man. See Virginia Code 3.2-1000
  • Engages in an equine activity: means : (i) any person, whether mounted or unmounted, who rides, handles, trains, drives, assists in providing medical or therapeutic treatment of, or is a passenger upon an equine; (ii) any person who participates in an equine activity but does not necessarily ride, handle, train, drive, or ride as a passenger upon an equine; (iii) any person visiting, touring or utilizing an equine facility as part of an event or activity; or (iv) any person who assists a participant or equine activity sponsor or management in an equine activity. See Virginia Code 3.2-6200
  • Enterprise: means an organization with common or unifying business interests. See Virginia Code 2.2-2006
  • Entitlement: A Federal program or provision of law that requires payments to any person or unit of government that meets the eligibility criteria established by law. Entitlements constitute a binding obligation on the part of the Federal Government, and eligible recipients have legal recourse if the obligation is not fulfilled. Social Security and veterans' compensation and pensions are examples of entitlement programs.
  • Entity: means any corporation, partnership, association, cooperative, limited liability company, trust, joint venture, government, political subdivision, or other legal or commercial entity. See Virginia Code 6.2-100
  • Entry permit: means a state-of-destination document prepared by the State Apiarist or other authorized person authorizing the entry of bee equipment, appliances, and bees on combs into the Commonwealth. See Virginia Code 3.2-4400
  • ENV: means a relative value using the calcium oxide content, magnesium oxide content and fineness to express the effectiveness of an agricultural liming material in neutralizing soil acidity. See Virginia Code 3.2-3700
  • Equine: means a horse, pony, mule, donkey, or hinny. See Virginia Code 3.2-6200
  • Equine activity: means : (i) equine shows, fairs, competitions, performances, or parades that involve any or all breeds of equines and any of the equine disciplines, including dressage, hunter and jumper horse shows, grand prix jumping, three-day events, combined training, rodeos, driving, pulling, cutting, polo, steeple chasing, endurance trail riding and western games, and hunting; (ii) equine training or teaching activities; (iii) boarding equines; (iv) riding, inspecting, or evaluating an equine belonging to another whether or not the owner has received some monetary consideration or other thing of value for the use of the equine or is permitting a prospective purchaser of the equine to ride, inspect, or evaluate the equine; (v) rides, trips, hunts, or other equine activities of any type however informal or impromptu that are sponsored by an equine activity sponsor; (vi) conducting general hoofcare, including placing or replacing horseshoes or hoof trimming of an equine; and (vii) providing or assisting in breeding or therapeutic veterinary treatment. See Virginia Code 3.2-6200
  • Equine activity sponsor: means any person or his agent who, for profit or not for profit, sponsors, organizes, or provides the facilities for an equine activity, including pony clubs, 4-H clubs, hunt clubs, riding clubs, school- and college-sponsored classes and programs, therapeutic riding programs, and operators, instructors, and promoters of equine facilities, including stables, clubhouses, ponyride strings, fairs, and arenas where the activity is held. See Virginia Code 3.2-6200
  • Equine professional: means a person or his agent engaged for compensation in: (i) instructing a participant or renting to a participant an equine for the purpose of riding, driving, or being a passenger upon an equine; or (ii) renting equipment or tack to a participant. See Virginia Code 3.2-6200
  • ERISA: means the federal Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (P. See Virginia Code 6.2-951
  • Escrow: Money given to a third party to be held for payment until certain conditions are met.
  • Establishment: means any place where alcoholic beverages of one or more varieties are lawfully manufactured, sold, or used. See Virginia Code 4.1-100
  • Estate: includes both real and personal property. See Virginia Code 64.2-2000
  • Executor: A male person named in a will to carry out the decedent
  • Expenses: means all reasonable and necessary expenses incurred in the performance of duties. See Virginia Code 2.2-2813
  • Exporter: means any person offering corn for export sale. See Virginia Code 3.2-1400
  • Exporter: means any person offering small grains for export sale. See Virginia Code 3.2-2200
  • Facility: means a state or licensed hospital, training center, psychiatric hospital, or other type of residential or outpatient mental health or mental retardation facility. See Virginia Code 64.2-2000
  • 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 2.2-2337
  • Fair Credit Reporting Act: A federal law, established in 1971 and revised in 1997, that gives consumers the right to see their credit records and correct any mistakes. Source: OCC
  • Farm or ranch: means one or more areas of land used for the production, cultivation, growing, harvesting or processing of agricultural products. See Virginia Code 3.2-6400
  • Farm winery: means (i) an establishment (a) located on a farm in the Commonwealth on land zoned agricultural with a producing vineyard, orchard, or similar growing area and with facilities for fermenting and bottling wine on the premises where the owner or lessee manufactures wine that contains not more than 21 percent alcohol by volume or (b) located in the Commonwealth on land zoned agricultural with a producing vineyard, orchard, or similar growing area or agreements for purchasing grapes or other fruits from agricultural growers within the Commonwealth, and with facilities for fermenting and bottling wine on the premises where the owner or lessee manufactures wine that contains not more than 21 percent alcohol by volume or (ii) an accredited public or private institution of higher education, provided that (a) no wine manufactured by the institution shall be sold, (b) the wine manufactured by the institution shall be used solely for research and educational purposes, (c) the wine manufactured by the institution shall be stored on the premises of such farm winery that shall be separate and apart from all other facilities of the institution, and (d) such farm winery is operated in strict conformance with the requirements of this clause (ii) and Board regulations. See Virginia Code 4.1-100
  • Farmer: means any person who derives at least 75 percent of his gross income from a farming operation in the Commonwealth as reported on his federal income tax forms the previous year, or a farmer who receives or is eligible to receive a federal loan and who owns or leases land that would be eligible for special tax assessments pursuant to Article 4 (§ 58. See Virginia Code 3.2-500
  • farmland: includes all land defined as follows:

    "Important farmland" other than prime or unique farmland, is land that is of statewide or local importance for the production of food, feed, fiber, forage, nursery, oilseed, or other agricultural crops, as determined by the appropriate state agency or local government agency, and that the U. See Virginia Code 3.2-205

  • FDIC: means the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. See Virginia Code 6.2-800
  • Federal Act: means the Small Business Investment Act of 1958, 15 U. See Virginia Code 2.2-2279
  • Federal agency: means the United States; the President of the United States; and any department, corporation, agency, or instrumentality heretofore or hereafter created, designated, or established by the United States. See Virginia Code 2.2-2200
  • Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation: A government corporation that insures the deposits of all national and state banks that are members of the Federal Reserve System. Source: OCC
  • Federal regulator: means a federal department, agency, or other instrumentality of the federal government, or a designee of such federal instrumentality, which is responsible for regulating an introduction of a genetically engineered organism into the environment under the Coordinated Framework. See Virginia Code 2.2-5501
  • Federal Reserve System: The central bank of the United States. The Fed, as it is commonly called, regulates the U.S. monetary and financial system. The Federal Reserve System is composed of a central governmental agency in Washington, D.C. (the Board of Governors) and twelve regional Federal Reserve Banks in major cities throughout the United States. Source: OCC
  • Federally licensed hemp producer: means a person who holds a hemp producer license issued by the U. See Virginia Code 3.2-4112
  • Feed ingredient: means each of the constituent materials making up a commercial feed. See Virginia Code 3.2-4800
  • Feeder pig: means a hog not weighing 140 pounds or less. See Virginia Code 3.2-2000
  • Fertilizer: means any substance containing one or more recognized plant nutrients, which is used for its plant nutrient content, and which is designed for use, or claimed to have value, in promoting plant growth. See Virginia Code 3.2-3600
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • Fiduciary: shall include any one or more of the following:

    a. See Virginia Code 8.01-2

  • Fiduciary: includes a guardian, committee, trustee, executor, conservator, or personal representative. See Virginia Code 64.2-100
  • Fiduciary: shall include any one or more of the following: (i) a fiduciary as defined in § 8. See Virginia Code 6.2-604
  • Fiduciary account: means (i) an estate account for a decedent, (ii) an account established by one or more agents under a power of attorney or an existing account of a principal to which one or more agents under a power of attorney are added, (iii) an account established by one or more conservators, (iv) an account established by one or more committees, (v) a regular trust account under a testamentary trust or a trust agreement that has significance apart from the account, or (vi) an account arising from a fiduciary relationship such as an attorney-client relationship. See Virginia Code 6.2-604
  • Finance charge: The total cost of credit a customer must pay on a consumer loan, including interest. The Truth in Lending Act requires disclosure of the finance charge. Source: OCC
  • Financial holding company: has the meaning assigned to it in 12 U. See Virginia Code 6.2-836
  • Financial institution: means any bank, trust company, savings institution, industrial loan association, consumer finance company, or credit union. See Virginia Code 6.2-100
  • Financial institution: means any entity authorized to do business under state or federal laws relating to financial institutions that is authorized to establish accounts, including, without limitation, banks, trust companies, savings institutions, and credit unions. See Virginia Code 6.2-604
  • Fineness: means the percentage by weight of the material that will pass through United States Standards sieves of specified sizes. See Virginia Code 3.2-3700
  • Flawed product: means an irregular unit of goods that cannot be sold to an end user. See Virginia Code 2.2-5100
  • Food establishment: means those operations subject to regulation by the Virginia Department of Health as food establishments under the authority granted by § 35. See Virginia Code 3.2-5508
  • Foreclosure: A legal process in which property that is collateral or security for a loan may be sold to help repay the loan when the loan is in default. Source: OCC
  • Forestal products: means saw timber, pulpwood, posts, firewood, Christmas trees, and other tree and wood products for sale or for farm use. See Virginia Code 3.2-303
  • Founder: means a person who founds a company. See Virginia Code 2.2-2352
  • Founder-friendly: means policies related to the transactional process of the development of technology, from research to commercialization, that are fair, transparent, and designed to enable the success of an inventor and business owner as the business grows. See Virginia Code 2.2-2352
  • freestyle terrain park: means any portion of a winter sports area that has been designated as such by the operator for freestyle skiing, freestyle snowboarding, or similar freestyle winter sports and includes, but is not limited to, the terrain park itself and features such as rails, boxes, jumps, hits, jibs, tabletops, spines, ramps, banks, pipes, half-pipes, quarter-pipes, tables, logs, or other man-made features such as buses and other vehicles, propane tanks, and tractor tires; snowcross terrain and features; and other constructed or natural features, but does not include moguls, bumps, or rollers or jumps not built by the operator, unless they are within a designated freestyle terrain park. See Virginia Code 8.01-227.11
  • Freestyler: means a winter sports participant utilizing freestyle terrain or a freestyle terrain park. See Virginia Code 8.01-227.11
  • Fruit: means any apples and peaches. See Virginia Code 3.2-4600
  • Fund: means the Virginia Investment Partnership Grant Fund created pursuant to § 2. See Virginia Code 2.2-5100
  • Fund: means the Virginia Collaborative Economic Development Performance Grant Fund created pursuant to § 2. See Virginia Code 2.2-5105
  • Fund: means the Revenue Reserve Fund. See Virginia Code 2.2-1831.1
  • Fund: means the Opioid Abatement Fund. See Virginia Code 2.2-2365
  • Fund: means the Virginia Growth and Opportunity Fund. See Virginia Code 2.2-2484
  • Fund: means the Virginia Airports Revolving Fund created by this chapter. See Virginia Code 5.1-30.1
  • Fund: means the Governor's Agriculture and Forestry Industries Development Fund established pursuant to § 3. See Virginia Code 3.2-303
  • furnishings: means any fixtures, leasehold improvements, equipment, office furniture and furnishings whatsoever necessary or desirable for the use and occupancy of such project, and the terms "to furnish" and "furnishing" means the acquisition and installation of such fixtures, equipment and furnishings. See Virginia Code 2.2-2260
  • Garnishment: Generally, garnishment is a court proceeding in which a creditor asks a court to order a third party who owes money to the debtor or otherwise holds assets belonging to the debtor to turn over to the creditor any of the debtor
  • gender identity: when used in reference to discrimination in the Code and acts of the General Assembly, means the gender-related identity, appearance, or other gender-related characteristics of an individual, with or without regard to the individual's designated sex at birth. See Virginia Code 2.2-3901
  • Good faith report: means a report of conduct defined in this chapter as wrongdoing or abuse that is made without malice and that the person making the report has reasonable cause to believe is true. See Virginia Code 2.2-3010
  • Government store: means a store established by the Authority for the sale of alcoholic beverages. See Virginia Code 4.1-100
  • Governmental agency: means (i) any agency, institution, board, bureau, commission, council, or instrumentality of state government in the executive branch listed in the appropriation act and any independent agency; (ii) any county, city, or town or local or regional governmental authority; and (iii) any local school division as defined in § 22. See Virginia Code 2.2-3010
  • Grace period: The number of days you'll have to pay your bill for purchases in full without triggering a finance charge. Source: Federal Reserve
  • Grade: means the percentage of total nitrogen (N), available phosphate (P205) and soluble potash (K20), stated in whole numbers in the same terms, order, and percentages as in the guaranteed analysis, except that fertilizer materials, specialty fertilizers, bone meal, manures and similar raw materials may be guaranteed in fractional units. See Virginia Code 3.2-3600
  • Grade: means specifications defining the limits of variation in quality of eggs in such a manner as to differentiate among classes of eggs, and the letter, number, or other symbol by which references may be made. See Virginia Code 3.2-5301
  • Grantor: The person who establishes a trust and places property into it.
  • Gross weight: means the total weight of the commodity, including any wrapper, and any other material or thing weighed or packed with such commodity, and including the vehicle or vessel containing the commodity. See Virginia Code 3.2-5600
  • Grow: means to plant, cultivate, or harvest a plant or crop. See Virginia Code 3.2-4112
  • Grower: means any person registered pursuant to subsection A of § 3. See Virginia Code 3.2-4112
  • Guaranteed analysis: means the minimum percentage of plant nutrients claimed as required by this chapter to be displayed on the label of a regulated product. See Virginia Code 3.2-3600
  • Guarantor: A party who agrees to be responsible for the payment of another party's debts should that party default. Source: OCC
  • Guarantor: means the person whose name appears on the label of a regulated product. See Virginia Code 3.2-3600
  • Guarantor: means any person whose name appears on the label of a commercial feed. See Virginia Code 3.2-4800
  • Guardian: means a person appointed by the court who has the powers and duties set out in § 64. See Virginia Code 64.2-2000
  • Guardian ad litem: means an attorney appointed by the court to represent the interests of the respondent and whose duties include evaluation of the petition for guardianship or conservatorship and filing a report with the court pursuant to § 64. See Virginia Code 64.2-2000
  • Guidance document: means any document developed by a state agency or staff that provides information or guidance of general applicability to the staff or public to interpret or implement statutes or the agency's rules or regulations, excluding agency minutes or documents that pertain only to the internal management of agencies. See Virginia Code 2.2-4101
  • Handler: means , at the point where the cattle are weighed or traded and the value determined, an operator of any stockyard, livestock dealership, slaughterhouse, packing plant, or livestock auction market, or any other person who purchases from a producer. See Virginia Code 3.2-1300
  • Handler: means a commercial enterprise that gins cotton. See Virginia Code 3.2-1500
  • Handler: means the operator of a stockyard, livestock dealership, slaughterhouse, packing plant, or livestock auction market, or any other person making a purchase from a sheep producer, at the point where the sheep is sold or traded. See Virginia Code 3.2-2100
  • Handler: means any person who purchases small grains from a producer and any producer who transports and sells his own small grains out of state. See Virginia Code 3.2-2200
  • Health authorities: include the Board of Health, the Office of Dairy and Foods in the Department, and the local health authorities. See Virginia Code 3.2-3200
  • Health care provider: means a health care provider as defined in § 8. See Virginia Code 8.01-227.4
  • Helmet: means a type of molded headgear equipped with a neck or chin strap specifically designed by the manufacturer to be used while engaged in the winter sport of alpine skiing or snowboarding. See Virginia Code 8.01-227.11
  • Hemp product: means a product, including any raw materials from industrial hemp that are used for or added to a food or beverage product, that contains industrial hemp and has completed all stages of processing needed for the product. See Virginia Code 3.2-4112
  • High performance building certification program: means a public building design, construction, and renovation program that meets the requirements of VEES. See Virginia Code 2.2-1182
  • Historically economically disadvantaged community: means the same as such term is defined in § 56-576. See Virginia Code 2.2-2365
  • Hive: means a box, skep, barrel, log gum, or other container used as a domicile for bees. See Virginia Code 3.2-4400
  • Home state: means :

    1. See Virginia Code 6.2-836

  • Home state: has the meaning assigned to it in § 6. See Virginia Code 6.2-849
  • Horse: means any stallion, colt, gelding, mare, or filly. See Virginia Code 3.2-5900
  • Horticultural growing medium: means any substance or mixture of substances that is promoted as or is intended to function as an artificial soil for the managed growth of horticultural crops. See Virginia Code 3.2-3600
  • Host: means any plant or plant product upon which a pest is dependent for completion of any portion of its life cycle. See Virginia Code 3.2-700
  • Host state: means a state, other than the home state of a bank, in which the bank maintains, or seeks to establish and maintain, a branch. See Virginia Code 6.2-836
  • Host state: has the meaning assigned to it in § 6. See Virginia Code 6.2-849
  • Hotel: means any duly licensed establishment, provided with special space and accommodation, where, in consideration of payment, food and lodging are habitually furnished to persons, and which has four or more bedrooms. See Virginia Code 4.1-100
  • IEP: means a plan or program developed annually to ensure that a child who has a disability identified under the law and is attending an elementary or secondary educational institution receives specialized instruction and related services as provided by 20 U. See Virginia Code 64.2-2000
  • Incapacitated person: means an adult who has been found by a court to be incapable of receiving and evaluating information effectively or responding to people, events, or environments to such an extent that the individual lacks the capacity to (i) meet the essential requirements for his health, care, safety, or therapeutic needs without the assistance or protection of a guardian or (ii) manage property or financial affairs or provide for his support or for the support of his legal dependents without the assistance or protection of a conservator. See Virginia Code 64.2-2000
  • incarcerated: means confinement in a local or regional correctional facility, juvenile correctional center, state correctional facility, residential detention center, or facility operated pursuant to the Corrections Private Management Act (§ 53. See Virginia Code 8.01-195.10
  • Indenture: means any trust agreement, deed of trust, mortgage, or other security agreement under which bonds authorized pursuant to this article shall be issued or secured. See Virginia Code 2.2-2279
  • Index: means the Virginia Innovation Index. See Virginia Code 2.2-2352
  • individual: means a current direct recipient of public or private mental health, developmental, or substance abuse treatment, rehabilitation, or habilitation services and includes the terms "consumer" "patient" "resident" "recipient" or "client. See Virginia Code 64.2-2000
  • Industrial co-product: means any industrial waste or byproduct, including exceptional quality biosolids and waste treatment residuals, that can be beneficially recycled for its plant nutrient content or soil amendment characteristics, that meets the definition of fertilizer, soil amendment, or horticultural growing medium. See Virginia Code 3.2-3600
  • Industrial co-product used to neutralize soil acid: means a waste or by-product of an industrial process that contains any compound not normally found in limestone that has the capacity, and whose intended purpose is, to neutralize soil acidity. See Virginia Code 3.2-3700
  • Industrial hemp: includes an industrial hemp extract that has not completed all stages of processing needed to convert the extract into a hemp product. See Virginia Code 3.2-4112
  • Infested: means the establishment of a noxious weed or exposure to such weed, which would be reasonable cause to believe that establishment could occur. See Virginia Code 3.2-800
  • Infested: means actually infested or infected with a pest or so exposed to infestation that it would be reasonable to believe that an infestation exists. See Virginia Code 3.2-700
  • Informal fact-finding conference: means an informal fact-finding conference conducted in accordance with § 2. See Virginia Code 3.2-400
  • Information system: means the total components and operations of a record-keeping process, including information collected or managed by means of computer networks and the Internet, whether automated or manual, containing personal information and the name, personal number, or other identifying particulars of a data subject. See Virginia Code 2.2-3801
  • Information technology: means communications, telecommunications, automated data processing, applications, databases, data networks, the Internet, management information systems, and related information, equipment, goods, and services. See Virginia Code 2.2-2006
  • Information technology: means all electronic information processing hardware and software, including telecommunications. See Virginia Code 2.2-3501
  • inherent risks of the winter sport: include :

    1. See Virginia Code 8.01-227.11

  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • insect life: means any species of the class Insecta. See Virginia Code 3.2-1000
  • insolvency: means incapable of meeting the current demands of creditors or having liabilities which, in total, exceed the book value of assets. See Virginia Code 6.2-912
  • Inspection certificate: means a document in any form issued by the Commissioner, or the appropriate official from another state, declaring an item or location to be apparently free from plant pests. See Virginia Code 3.2-3800
  • Inspector: means a state inspector who is employed and authorized to test, certify, and seal weights and measures. See Virginia Code 3.2-5600
  • Institutional consumer: means a restaurant, hotel, boardinghouse, or any other business, facility, or place in which eggs are prepared or offered as food to patrons, residents, inmates, or patients. See Virginia Code 3.2-5301
  • Intangible property: Property that has no intrinsic value, but is merely the evidence of value such as stock certificates, bonds, and promissory notes.
  • Inter vivos: Transfer of property from one living person to another living person.
  • Internal Revenue Code: means the federal Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended. See Virginia Code 2.2-2279
  • International banking facility: has the meaning assigned to it by the laws of the United States or the regulations of the Board of Governors for the Federal Reserve System. See Virginia Code 6.2-800
  • Interrogatories: Written questions asked by one party of an opposing party, who must answer them in writing under oath; a discovery device in a lawsuit.
  • Interstate merger transaction: means :

    1. See Virginia Code 6.2-849

  • Intestate: Dying without leaving a will.
  • Intrinsic dangers of equine activities: means those dangers or conditions that are an integral part of equine activities, including: (i) the propensity of equines to behave in ways that may result in injury, harm, or death to persons on or around them; (ii) the unpredictability of an equine's reaction to such things as sounds, sudden movement, and unfamiliar objects, persons, or other animals; (iii) certain hazards such as surface and subsurface conditions; (iv) collisions with other animals or objects; and (v) the potential of a participant acting in a negligent manner that may contribute to injury to the participant or others, such as failing to maintain control over the equine or not acting within the participant's ability. See Virginia Code 3.2-6200
  • Investigation: means any inquiry conducted by an investigator for the purpose of ascertaining whether any person is or has been engaged in any violation of this article. See Virginia Code 8.01-216.2
  • Involuntary separation: includes , but is not limited to, terminations and layoffs from employment with the Commonwealth, or being placed on leave without pay-layoff or equivalent status, due to budget reductions, agency reorganizations, workforce down-sizings, or other causes not related to the job performance or misconduct of the employee, but shall not include voluntary resignations. See Virginia Code 2.2-3200
  • Irrevocable trust: A trust arrangement that cannot be revoked, rescinded, or repealed by the grantor.
  • Issuers: means the Commonwealth, counties, cities and towns in the Commonwealth, and their agencies, institutions, and authorities. See Virginia Code 2.2-4701
  • ITAC: means the Information Technology Advisory Council created in § 2. See Virginia Code 2.2-2006
  • Joint account: means an account payable on request to one or more of two or more parties whether or not mention is made of any right of survivorship. See Virginia Code 6.2-604
  • Joint committee: Committees including membership from both houses of teh legislature. Joint committees are usually established with narrow jurisdictions and normally lack authority to report legislation.
  • Joint resolution: A legislative measure which requires the approval of both chambers.
  • Kind: means one of the two classes of liming material. See Virginia Code 3.2-3700
  • Label: means the display of all written, printed, or graphic matter, upon the immediate container, or a statement accompanying a regulated product, including an invoice. See Virginia Code 3.2-3600
  • Label: means any written or printed matter on, or attached to, the package, or on the delivery ticket that accompanies bulk shipments, of any liming material. See Virginia Code 3.2-3700
  • Label: means a display of written, printed, or graphic matter upon, or affixed to, the container in which a commercial feed is distributed, or on the invoice or delivery slip with which a bulk commercial feed, or customer-formula feed, is distributed. See Virginia Code 3.2-4800
  • Label: means a display of written, printed, or graphic matter upon the immediate container of any article. See Virginia Code 3.2-4900
  • Labeling: means all written, printed, or graphic matter, upon or accompanying any regulated product, including invoices, advertisements, brochures, posters, television and radio announcements, and internet content used in promoting the sale of the regulated product. See Virginia Code 3.2-3600
  • Labeling: means all labels and other written, printed, or graphic matter: (i) upon a commercial feed or any of its containers or wrapper; or (ii) accompanying such commercial feed. See Virginia Code 3.2-4800
  • Labeling: means all labels and other written, printed, or graphic matter upon any article or any of its containers or wrappers or accompanying such article. See Virginia Code 3.2-4900
  • Lactation: means a condition that may result in the feeding of a child directly from the breast or the expressing of milk from the breast. See Virginia Code 2.2-3901
  • land zoned agricultural: means (1) land zoned as an agricultural district or classification or (2) land otherwise permitted by a locality for farm winery use. See Virginia Code 4.1-100
  • landing field: means any locality, whether over land or water, including airports and intermediate landing fields, which is used or intended to be used for the landing and takeoff of aircraft and open to the public for such use, whether or not facilities are provided for the sheltering, servicing, or repair of aircraft or for receiving or discharging passengers or cargo. See Virginia Code 5.1-1
  • Lawn fertilizer: means any fertilizer intended for nonagricultural use on newly established turf areas from sod or seed during the first growing season, turf areas being repaired or renovated, and turf areas where soil tests performed within the past three years indicate a nutrient deficiency. See Virginia Code 3.2-3600
  • Lawn maintenance fertilizer: means any fertilizer intended for the nonagricultural routine maintenance of turf. See Virginia Code 3.2-3600
  • Lease: means a contract for the use of a passenger-type vehicle for a term of more than thirty days. See Virginia Code 2.2-1173
  • Lease: means any lease containing an option to purchase the project or projects of the eligible business being financed for a nominal sum upon payment in full, or provision thereof, of all bonds issued in connection with the eligible business and all interest thereon and principal of and premium, if any, thereon and all other expenses in connection therewith. See Virginia Code 2.2-2279
  • Legacy: A gift of property made by will.
  • Legatee: A beneficiary of a decedent
  • Lender: means any federal- or state-chartered bank, federal land bank, production credit association, bank for cooperatives, federal- or state-chartered savings institution, building and loan association, small business investment company, or any other financial institution qualified within the Commonwealth to originate and service loans, including insurance companies, credit unions, investment banking or brokerage companies, and mortgage loan companies. See Virginia Code 2.2-2279
  • lessee: shall include a cooperative formed by an association of individuals for the purpose of manufacturing wine. See Virginia Code 4.1-100
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Licensed: means the holding of a valid license granted by the Authority. See Virginia Code 4.1-100
  • Licensee: means a licensed milk distributor. See Virginia Code 3.2-3200
  • Licensee: means the person who receives a license to distribute any regulated product under the provisions of this chapter. See Virginia Code 3.2-3600
  • licensee: means the person issued a license to distribute any liming material in the Commonwealth. See Virginia Code 3.2-3700
  • Licensee: means the person who receives a license to distribute commercial feed under the provisions of this chapter. See Virginia Code 3.2-4800
  • Licensee: means any person to whom a license has been granted by the Authority. See Virginia Code 4.1-100
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Life estate: A property interest limited in duration to the life of the individual holding the interest (life tenant).
  • Limestone: means a material consisting essentially of calcium carbonate, or a combination of calcium carbonate and magnesium carbonate, capable of neutralizing soil acidity. See Virginia Code 3.2-3700
  • Liming material: means any agricultural liming material and any industrial co-product used to neutralize soil acid. See Virginia Code 3.2-3700
  • Limited conservator: means a person appointed by the court who has only those responsibilities for managing the estate and financial affairs of an incapacitated person as specified in the order of appointment. See Virginia Code 64.2-2000
  • Limited guardian: means a person appointed by the court who has only those responsibilities for the personal affairs of an incapacitated person as specified in the order of appointment. See Virginia Code 64.2-2000
  • Livestock: includes all domestic or domesticated bovine animals; equine animals; ovine animals; porcine animals; cervidae animals; capradae animals; animals of the genus Lama or Vicugna; ratites; fish or shellfish in aquaculture facilities, as defined in § 3. See Virginia Code 3.2-5900
  • Livestock auction market: means any place of business or establishment where, during the regular course of business, cattle, sheep, swine, or other livestock are offered or exposed for sale, or sold, by weight, or by head, at auction, for compensation or profit. See Virginia Code 3.2-5600
  • Livestock market: means a place where a person assembles livestock for public sale if such person is required to procure a license or permit from the Department to operate such market. See Virginia Code 3.2-6100
  • Loan: means a loan or forbearance of money. See Virginia Code 6.2-300
  • Loan: means any lease, loan agreement, or sales contract defined as follows:

    1. See Virginia Code 2.2-2279

  • Loan agreement: means an agreement providing for a loan of proceeds from the sale and issuance of bonds by the Authority or by a lender with which the Authority has contracted to loan such proceeds to one or more contracting parties to be used to pay the cost of one or more projects of an eligible business and providing for the repayment of such loan including all interest thereon, and principal of and premium, if any, thereon and all other expenses in connection therewith, by such contracting party or parties and which may provide for such loans to be secured or evidenced by one or more notes, debentures, bonds, or other secured or unsecured debt obligations of such contracting party or parties, delivered to the Authority or to a trustee under an indenture pursuant to which the bonds were issued. See Virginia Code 2.2-2279
  • Local apportionment formula: means any formula submitted to the Attorney General by participating localities pursuant to the provisions of subsection B of § 2. See Virginia Code 2.2-2365
  • Local government: means any county, city, town, municipal corporation, authority, district, commission or political subdivision created by the General Assembly or pursuant to the Constitution or laws of the Commonwealth or any combination of any two or more of the foregoing. See Virginia Code 5.1-30.1
  • Local Grant Program: means the Local Food and Farming Infrastructure Grant Program established pursuant to § 3. See Virginia Code 3.2-303
  • Local workforce development board: means a local workforce development board established under § 107 of the WIOA. See Virginia Code 2.2-2470
  • Locality: means any county, city or town located within the Commonwealth. See Virginia Code 2.2-5501
  • Lot: means an identifiable quantity of produced material that can be sampled officially according to AOAC International procedures, up to and including a freight car load or 50 tons maximum, or that amount contained in a single vehicle, or that amount delivered under a single invoice. See Virginia Code 3.2-3600
  • Low alcohol beverage cooler: means a drink containing one-half of one percent or more of alcohol by volume, but not more than seven and one-half percent alcohol by volume, and consisting of spirits mixed with nonalcoholic beverages or flavoring or coloring materials; it may also contain water, fruit juices, fruit adjuncts, sugar, carbon dioxide, preservatives or other similar products manufactured by fermenting fruit or fruit juices. See Virginia Code 4.1-100
  • Major disaster: means any hurricane, flood, or drought that would warrant a disaster declaration request by the Governor pursuant to the provisions of Section 301 of Public Law 93-288, 42 U. See Virginia Code 3.2-500
  • Major eligible employer: means an existing Virginia manufacturer or any other nonmanufacturing basic employer that makes a capital investment of at least $100 million and creates at least 1,000 jobs, or corporate headquarters and other basic employers that make a capital investment of at least $100 million and create at least 400 jobs paying at least twice the prevailing average wage for the area. See Virginia Code 2.2-5100
  • Major information technology project: means any Commonwealth information technology project that has a total estimated cost of more than $1 million or that has been designated a major information technology project by the CIO pursuant to the Commonwealth Project Management Standard developed under § 2. See Virginia Code 2.2-2006
  • Manipulated manure: means animal or vegetable manure that is ground, pelletized, mechanically dried, packaged, supplemented with plant nutrients or other substances other than phosphorus, or otherwise treated in a manner to assist with the sale or distribution of the manure as a fertilizer or soil or plant additive. See Virginia Code 3.2-3600
  • Manufacture: means to grind, mix or blend feed ingredients, or further process a commercial feed for distribution. See Virginia Code 3.2-4800
  • Manufacturer: means a business firm owning or operating a manufacturing establishment as defined in the Standard Industrial Classification Manual issued by the U. See Virginia Code 2.2-5100
  • Manufacturer: means any person who manufactures, produces, compounds, mixes, blends, or in any way alters the chemical or physical characteristics of any regulated product. See Virginia Code 3.2-3600
  • Manufacturer: means any person who manufactures, produces, compounds, mixes, blends, imports or consigns liming material, or who offers for sale, sells, barters or otherwise supplies liming material. See Virginia Code 3.2-3700
  • Manufacturer: means any person who manufactures commercial feed. See Virginia Code 3.2-4800
  • Market: means any locality, or two or more localities, and surrounding territory designated by the Commission as a marketing area. See Virginia Code 3.2-3200
  • Markup: The process by which congressional committees and subcommittees debate, amend, and rewrite proposed legislation.
  • Master Plan: means the plan that identifies the long-term vision for the reuse of the Area of Operation, key implementation projects, and a detailed implementation strategy for attracting new uses and investment to the Area of Operation as approved by the Authority and produced in accordance with the public participation plan as adopted by the Authority. See Virginia Code 2.2-2337
  • Material: means having a natural tendency to influence, or be capable of influencing, the payment or receipt of money or property. See Virginia Code 8.01-216.2
  • Meals: means , for a mixed beverage license, an assortment of foods commonly ordered in bona fide, full-service restaurants as principal meals of the day. See Virginia Code 4.1-100
  • measures: includes : (i) agricultural water quality protection management measures described in the Virginia Agricultural Best Management Practices Manual; and (ii) agricultural water quality protection management measures contained in the U. See Virginia Code 3.2-400
  • Mediation: means a process in which a neutral facilitates communication between the parties and without deciding the issues or imposing a solution on the parties enables them to understand and resolve their dispute. See Virginia Code 2.2-4115
  • Mediation program: means a program of a public body through which mediators or mediation is made available and includes the director, agents and employees of the program. See Virginia Code 2.2-4115
  • Mediator: means a neutral who is an impartial third party selected by agreement of the parties to a dispute to assist them in mediation. See Virginia Code 2.2-4115
  • Medicated feed: means a commercial feed obtained by mixing a commercial feed and a drug. See Virginia Code 3.2-4800
  • meetings: means the meetings including work sessions, when sitting physically, or through electronic communication means pursuant to § 2. See Virginia Code 2.2-3701
  • MEI project: means a high-impact regional economic development project in which a private entity is expected to make a capital investment in real and tangible personal property exceeding $250 million and create more than 400 new full-time jobs, and is expected to have a substantial direct and indirect economic impact on surrounding communities. See Virginia Code 2.2-2260
  • Member: means a member of the Apple Board. See Virginia Code 3.2-1200
  • Mental illness: means a disorder of thought, mood, emotion, perception, or orientation that significantly impairs judgment, behavior, capacity to recognize reality, or ability to address basic life necessities and requires care and treatment for the health, safety, or recovery of the individual or for the safety of others. See Virginia Code 64.2-2000
  • Military status: means status as (i) a member of the uniformed forces, as defined in 10 U. See Virginia Code 2.2-3901
  • Milk: means the clean lacteal secretion obtained by the complete milking of one or more healthy cows properly fed, housed, and kept; including milk that is cooled, pasteurized, standardized, or otherwise processed with a view to selling. See Virginia Code 3.2-3200
  • Minority-owned business: means a business that is at least 51 percent owned by one or more minority individuals who are U. See Virginia Code 2.2-1604
  • Misconduct: means conduct or behavior by an employee that is inconsistent with state, local, or agency standards for which specific corrective or disciplinary action is warranted. See Virginia Code 2.2-3010
  • Mixed fertilizer: means a fertilizer containing any combination or mixture of fertilizer materials. See Virginia Code 3.2-3600
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Mortgage loan: A loan made by a lender to a borrower for the financing of real property. Source: OCC
  • Mortgagee: The person to whom property is mortgaged and who has loaned the money.
  • Mortgagor: The person who pledges property to a creditor as collateral for a loan and who receives the money.
  • Move: means to ship, offer for shipment, receive for transportation, carry, or otherwise transport, move, or allow to be moved. See Virginia Code 3.2-800
  • Move: means to ship, offer for shipment, receive for transportation, carry, or otherwise transport, move or allow to be moved. See Virginia Code 3.2-700
  • Multiple-fiduciary account: means a fiduciary account where more than one fiduciary is authorized to act. See Virginia Code 6.2-604
  • Multiple-party account: means any of the following types of account: (i) a joint account, (ii) a P. See Virginia Code 6.2-604
  • Municipality: means any county or incorporated city or town in the Commonwealth. See Virginia Code 2.2-2279
  • National Bank: A bank that is subject to the supervision of the Comptroller of the Currency. The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency is a bureau of the U.S. Treasury Department. A national bank can be recognized because it must have "national" or "national association" in its name. Source: OCC
  • National Credit Union Administration: The federal regulatory agency that charters and supervises federal credit unions. (NCUA also administers the National Credit Union Share Insurance Fund, which insures the deposits of federal credit unions.) Source: OCC
  • Net weight: means the net weight of a commodity, that is, the weight of the commodity exclusive of any wrapper, and any other material or thing weighed or packed with such commodity, and excluding the vehicle or vessel containing the commodity. See Virginia Code 3.2-5600
  • Neutral: means an individual who is trained or experienced in conducting dispute resolution proceedings and in providing dispute resolution services. See Virginia Code 2.2-4115
  • New job: means employment of an indefinite duration at the eligible facility, created as the direct result of the capital investment, for which the standard fringe benefits are provided by the firm for the employee, requiring a minimum of either (i) 35 hours of an employee's time a week for the entire normal year of the firm's operations, which "normal year" shall consist of at least 48 weeks, or (ii) 1,680 hours per year. See Virginia Code 2.2-5105
  • Nolo contendere: No contest-has the same effect as a plea of guilty, as far as the criminal sentence is concerned, but may not be considered as an admission of guilt for any other purpose.
  • Nonsurviving brewery: means any brewery which is purchased by another brewery as provided in § 4. See Virginia Code 4.1-500
  • Nonsurviving winery: means any winery which is purchased by another winery as provided in § 4. See Virginia Code 4.1-401
  • Nonvisual: means synthesized speech, Braille, and other output methods not requiring sight. See Virginia Code 2.2-3501
  • Noxious weed: means any living plant, or part thereof, declared by the Board through regulations under this chapter to be detrimental to crops, surface waters, including lakes, or other desirable plants, livestock, land, or other property, or to be injurious to public health, the environment, or the economy, except when in-state production of such living plant, or part thereof, is commercially viable or such living plant is commercially propagated in Virginia. See Virginia Code 3.2-800
  • Nuisance birds: means blackbirds, red-winged blackbirds, grackles, cowbirds, pigeons, and starlings, or any other species so declared by regulations of the Board when causing or about to cause economic losses in the Commonwealth; becoming detrimental to the public health and welfare; defacing or defiling public or private property or otherwise creating a public nuisance. See Virginia Code 3.2-900
  • Nursery: means any premises where nursery stock is propagated, grown, fumigated, treated, packed, stored, or otherwise prepared for sale or distribution. See Virginia Code 3.2-3800
  • Nursery stock: means all trees, shrubs, woody vines (including ornamentals), bush fruits, grapevines, fruit trees, and nut trees offered for sale and distribution; all buds, grafts, scions, and cuttings from such plants; and any container, soil, and other packing material with such plants or plant products. See Virginia Code 3.2-3800
  • Nurseryman: means any person that produces nursery stock for sale or distribution. See Virginia Code 3.2-3800
  • Oath: includes affirmation. See Virginia Code 1-228
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • Obligation: means an established duty, whether or not fixed, arising from (i) an express or implied contractual, grantor-grantee, or licensor-licensee relationship; (ii) a fee-based or similar relationship; (iii) a statute or regulation; or (iv) the retention of any overpayment. See Virginia Code 8.01-216.2
  • Official analysis: means the analysis of an official sample, made by the Commissioner. See Virginia Code 3.2-3600
  • Official inspection: means an inspection by the Commissioner of a commercially used weight or measure pursuant to § 3. See Virginia Code 3.2-5700
  • Official sample: means the sample of regulated product taken by the Commissioner. See Virginia Code 3.2-3600
  • Official sample: means a sample of feed taken by the Commissioner and designated as "official" by the Board. See Virginia Code 3.2-4800
  • Official use: means any use that is consistent with the law, regulations, and policies of the Commonwealth, including use in connection with (i) internal memoranda and reports of the Office of the Attorney General; (ii) communications between the Office of the Attorney General and a federal, state, or local government agency, or a contractor of a federal, state, or local government agency, undertaken in furtherance of an Office of the Attorney General investigation or prosecution of a case; (iii) interviews of any qui tam relator or other witness; (iv) oral examinations; (v) depositions; (vi) the preparation for and response to civil discovery requests; (vii) the introduction into the record of a case or proceeding; (viii) applications, motions, memoranda, and briefs submitted to a court or other tribunal; and (ix) communications with government investigators, auditors, consultants, experts, the counsel of other parties, arbitrators, and mediators, concerning an investigation, case, or proceeding. See Virginia Code 8.01-216.2
  • One-stop center: means a physical site where employment and career services are provided, either on site or electronically, and access to career services, training services, and other partner program services are available for employers, employees, and job seekers. See Virginia Code 2.2-2470
  • Open-end credit: A credit agreement (typically a credit card) that allows a customer to borrow against a preapproved credit line when purchasing goods and services. The borrower is only billed for the amount that is actually borrowed plus any interest due. (Also called a charge account or revolving credit.) Source: OCC
  • open-end credit plan: means consumer credit extended by a creditor under a plan in which: (i) the creditor reasonably contemplates repeated transactions; (ii) the creditor may impose a finance charge from time to time on an outstanding unpaid balance; and (iii) the amount of credit that may be extended to the consumer during the term of the plan, up to any limit set by the creditor, is generally made available to the extent that any outstanding balance is repaid. See Virginia Code 6.2-300
  • Operator: means any person who exercises managerial control over any agricultural activity. See Virginia Code 3.2-400
  • Oral argument: An opportunity for lawyers to summarize their position before the court and also to answer the judges' questions.
  • Out-of-state bank: means a bank whose home state is a state other than the Commonwealth. See Virginia Code 6.2-836
  • Out-of-state bank: has the meaning assigned to it in § 6. See Virginia Code 6.2-849
  • Out-of-state state bank: means a bank chartered under the laws of any state other than the Commonwealth. See Virginia Code 6.2-836
  • Out-of-state state bank: has the meaning assigned to it in § 6. See Virginia Code 6.2-849
  • Owner: means any person who owns land where an agricultural activity occurs. See Virginia Code 3.2-400
  • Ox activity: means : (i) ox shows, fairs, competitions, rodeos, pulling, driving, performances, or parades; (ii) ox training or teaching activities; (iii) boarding oxen; (iv) riding, inspecting, or evaluating an ox belonging to another whether or not the owner has received some monetary consideration or other thing of value for the use of the ox or is permitting a prospective purchaser of the ox to ride, inspect, or evaluate the ox; and (v) rides, trips or other ox activities of any type however informal or impromptu that are sponsored by an ox activity sponsor. See Virginia Code 3.2-6300
  • Ox activity sponsor: means any person or his agent who, for profit or not for profit, sponsors, organizes, or provides the facilities for an ox activity, including 4-H clubs, riding clubs, school-sponsored and college-sponsored classes and programs, therapeutic riding programs, and operators, instructors, and promoters of ox facilities, including stables, fairs, and arenas where the activity is held. See Virginia Code 3.2-6300
  • Ox professional: means a person or his agent engaged for compensation in: (i) instructing a participant or renting to a participant an ox for the purpose of riding, driving, or being a passenger upon an ox; or (ii) renting equipment or tack to a participant. See Virginia Code 3.2-6300
  • Participant: means any person, other than an agritourism professional, who engages in an agritourism activity. See Virginia Code 3.2-6400
  • Participant: means any person, whether amateur or professional, who engages in an equine activity, whether or not a fee is paid to participate in the equine activity. See Virginia Code 3.2-6200
  • Participant: means any person, whether amateur or professional, who directly engages in an ox activity, whether or not a fee is paid to participate in the ox activity. See Virginia Code 3.2-6300
  • Participating agencies: means the Departments of Health, of Education, of Medical Assistance Services, of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services, and of Social Services; the Departments for the Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing and for the Blind and Vision Impaired; and the Bureau of Insurance within the State Corporation Commission. See Virginia Code 2.2-5300
  • participating in a winter sport: means :

    1. See Virginia Code 8.01-227.11

  • Participating localities: means two or more localities that participate in a collaborative economic development plan. See Virginia Code 2.2-5105
  • Participating locality: means any county or independent city that agrees to be bound by the terms of a settlement agreement entered into by the Attorney General relating to claims regarding the manufacturing, marketing, distribution, or sale of opioids, and that releases its own such claims. See Virginia Code 2.2-2365
  • Partnership: means the Virginia Economic Development Partnership. See Virginia Code 2.2-5100
  • Partnership: means the Virginia Economic Development Partnership Authority. See Virginia Code 2.2-5105
  • Party: means a person who, by the terms of the account, has a present right, subject to request, to payment from a multiple-party account, including a fiduciary account. See Virginia Code 6.2-604
  • Passenger: means any individual, including a winter sports participant, while being transported or conveyed by a passenger tramway, while waiting in the immediate vicinity for such transportation or conveyance, while moving away from the disembarkation or unloading point of a passenger tramway to clear the way for the following passengers, or while boarding or embarking upon or unloading or disembarking from a passenger tramway. See Virginia Code 8.01-227.11
  • Passenger tramway: means any ski lift, chairlift, gondola, tramway, cable car, or other aerial lift and any rope tow, conveyor, t-bar, j-bar, handle tow, or other surface lift used by an operator to transport participants, spectators, observers, or pedestrians at a winter sports area, and any associated components including, but not limited to, lift towers, concrete tower foundations, tower bolts, tower ladders, lift terminals, chairs, gondolas, t-bars, j-bars, conveyors, and other structures relating to passenger tramways. See Virginia Code 8.01-227.11
  • Passenger-type vehicle: means any automobile, including sedans and station wagons, or van used primarily for the transportation of the operator and no more than fifteen passengers. See Virginia Code 2.2-1173
  • Passport: means a document that may be used in lieu of a Certificate of Veterinary Inspection and shall contain animal identifiers and health maintenance history such as vaccinations and laboratory tests. See Virginia Code 3.2-5900
  • Past-due: means any account receivable for which payment has not been received by the payment due date. See Virginia Code 2.2-4801
  • percentage: means the percentage by weight. See Virginia Code 3.2-3600
  • percentage: means by weight. See Virginia Code 3.2-3700
  • Permit: means a document issued or authorized by the Commissioner to provide for movement of regulated articles to restricted destinations for limited handling, utilization, processing, or for scientific purposes. See Virginia Code 3.2-800
  • Permit: means a document issued or authorized by the Commissioner to provide for the movement of regulated articles to restricted destinations for limited handling, utilization, or processing. See Virginia Code 3.2-700
  • Permit: means the whole or part of any state agency permit, license, certificate, approval, registration, charter, or any form or permission required by law, to engage in activity associated with or involving the establishment of a small business in the Commonwealth. See Virginia Code 2.2-1617
  • Person: means a natural person, corporation, partnership, trust, agency or other entity as well as the individual officers, directors or other persons in active control of the activities of each such entity. See Virginia Code 4.1-401
  • Person: means the term as defined in § 1-230. See Virginia Code 3.2-800
  • Person: means the term as defined in § 1-230. See Virginia Code 3.2-900
  • Person: means a natural person, corporation, partnership, trust, agency, or other entity as well as the individual officers, directors or other persons in active control of the activities of each such entity. See Virginia Code 4.1-500
  • Person: means any individual, corporation, government, political subdivision of the Commonwealth, or governmental subdivision or agency, business trust, estate, trust, partnership, two or more of any of the foregoing having a joint or common interest, or any other legal or commercial entity. See Virginia Code 5.1-1
  • Person: means the term as defined in § 1-230. See Virginia Code 3.2-700
  • Person: means any individual, corporation, partnership, association, cooperative, limited liability company, trust, joint venture, government, political subdivision, or other legal or commercial entity. See Virginia Code 6.2-100
  • Person: shall include individuals, a trust, an estate, a partnership, an association, an order, a corporation, or any other legal or commercial entity;

    6. See Virginia Code 8.01-2

  • Person: means the term as defined in § 1-230. See Virginia Code 3.2-3800
  • Person: means the term as defined in § 1-230. See Virginia Code 3.2-4400
  • Person: includes any natural person, corporation, firm, association, organization, partnership, limited liability company, business or trust. See Virginia Code 8.01-216.2
  • Person: means any individual, corporation, partnership, association, cooperative, limited liability company, trust, joint venture, government, political subdivision, or any other legal or commercial entity and any successor, representative, agent, agency, or instrumentality thereof. See Virginia Code 8.01-227.11
  • Person under disability: includes a person less than 18 years of age. See Virginia Code 1-232
  • personal action: shall include an action wherein a judgment for money is sought, whether for damages to person or property. See Virginia Code 8.01-228
  • Personal estate: includes chattels real and such other estate as, upon the death of the owner intestate, would devolve upon his personal representative. See Virginia Code 1-233
  • Personal information: means all information that (i) describes, locates or indexes anything about an individual including, but not limited to, his social security number, driver's license number, agency-issued identification number, student identification number, real or personal property holdings derived from tax returns, and his education, financial transactions, medical history, ancestry, religion, political ideology, criminal or employment record, or (ii) affords a basis for inferring personal characteristics, such as finger and voice prints, photographs, or things done by or to such individual; and the record of his presence, registration, or membership in an organization or activity, or admission to an institution. See Virginia Code 2.2-3801
  • Personal property: means all items of equipment, fixtures, and furnishings, including items affixed to real property. See Virginia Code 2.2-2260
  • Personal representative: includes the executor of a will or the administrator of the estate of a decedent, the administrator of such estate with the will annexed, the administrator of such estate unadministered by a former representative, whether there is a will or not, any person who is under the order of a circuit court to take into his possession the estate of a decedent for administration, and every other curator of a decedent's estate, for or against whom suits may be brought for causes of action that accrued to or against the decedent. See Virginia Code 1-234
  • Pest: means an insect, disease, parasitic plant, or other organism of any character whatever, in any living stage, vertebrate or invertebrate, causing or capable of causing injury or damage to any plant or part thereof or any processed, manufactured, or other product of plants, or otherwise creating a public nuisance. See Virginia Code 3.2-700
  • Pet food: means any commercial feed prepared and distributed for consumption by cats and dogs. See Virginia Code 3.2-4800
  • Petition: means the document filed with a circuit court to initiate a proceeding to appoint a guardian or conservator. See Virginia Code 64.2-2000
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • plan: means a site-specific plan for an agricultural activity to manage, through use of stewardship measures, one or more of the following: soil, water, plants, plant nutrients, pest controls, wastes, and animals. See Virginia Code 3.2-400
  • Planning Grant Program: means the Agriculture and Forestry Industries Development Planning Grant Program established pursuant to § 3. See Virginia Code 3.2-303
  • plant life: means any member of the plant kingdom, including spores, leaves, stems, branches, flowers, seeds, roots, and other parts or products thereof. See Virginia Code 3.2-1000
  • Plant pest: means any living stage of insects, mites, nematodes, slugs, snails, protozoa, other invertebrate animals, bacteria, fungi, other parasitic plants, parasitic plant parts, viruses, any other similar organism, or any infectious substances that can injure, infect, or damage any plants or plant products. See Virginia Code 3.2-3800
  • Plants or plant products: means any trees, shrubs, vines, forage, fiber, cereal, and all other plants; cuttings, grafts, scions, buds, and all other plant parts; fruit, vegetables, roots, bulbs, seeds, wood, lumber, and all other plant products; or any container, soil, and packing material with plants or plant products. See Virginia Code 3.2-3800
  • Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.
  • Pleadings: Written statements of the parties in a civil case of their positions. In the federal courts, the principal pleadings are the complaint and the answer.
  • Point-of-sale system: means an electronic cash register capable of recovering stored information related to the sale price of individual retail items. See Virginia Code 3.2-5600
  • Pollution: means any alteration of the physical, chemical, or biological properties of any state waters resulting from sedimentation, nutrients, or toxins. See Virginia Code 3.2-400
  • Pooled method: means securing public deposits by accepting the contingent liability for the losses of public deposits of other qualified public depositories choosing this method, pursuant to § 2. See Virginia Code 2.2-4401
  • Poultry: includes all domestic fowl and game birds raised in captivity. See Virginia Code 3.2-5900
  • 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.
  • Preferred lender: means a bank that is subject to continuing supervision and examination by state or federal chartering, licensing, or similar regulatory authority satisfactory to the Authority and that meets the eligibility requirements established by the Authority. See Virginia Code 2.2-2279
  • Prevailing Average Wage: means that amount determined by the Virginia Employment Commission to be the average wage paid workers in the city or county of the Commonwealth where the eligible company is located. See Virginia Code 2.2-5100
  • Prevailing average wage: means that amount determined by the Virginia Employment Commission to be the average wage paid workers in the city or county of the Commonwealth where the economic development project is located. See Virginia Code 3.2-303
  • Principal stockholder: means any person who individually or in concert with his spouse and immediate family members beneficially owns or controls, directly or indirectly, five percent or more of the equity ownership of any person that is a licensee of the Authority, or who in concert with his spouse and immediate family members has the power to vote or cause the vote of five percent or more of any such equity ownership. See Virginia Code 4.1-100
  • Private investment: means the private investment required under this chapter. See Virginia Code 3.2-303
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Probate: Proving a will
  • Probation officers: Screen applicants for pretrial release and monitor convicted offenders released under court supervision.
  • Process: means to convert industrial hemp into a hemp product. See Virginia Code 3.2-4112
  • Process site: means the location at which a processor processes or intends to process industrial hemp. See Virginia Code 3.2-4112
  • Processor: means any person who changes the physical form or characteristic of corn for the purpose of preparing it for sale. See Virginia Code 3.2-1400
  • Processor: means any person that slaughters hogs commercially, or agent thereof. See Virginia Code 3.2-2000
  • Processor: means any person who changes the physical form or characteristic of small grains in preparation for sale. See Virginia Code 3.2-2200
  • Processor: means a person registered pursuant to subsection A of § 3. See Virginia Code 3.2-4112
  • Producer: means any person, regardless of whether they are also a distributor, who produces milk for sale as fluid milk in the Commonwealth. See Virginia Code 3.2-3200
  • Producer: means any person who, in a calendar year, grows or causes to be grown within the Commonwealth, for sale, a minimum of 5,000 tree run bushels of apples. See Virginia Code 3.2-1200
  • Producer: means any person engaged in the business of raising cattle. See Virginia Code 3.2-1300
  • Producer: means any person who grew corn in the Commonwealth and sold corn during the preceding three years. See Virginia Code 3.2-1400
  • Producer: means any person who has grown and sold small grains in the Commonwealth in the preceding three years. See Virginia Code 3.2-2200
  • Product name: means the name of the commercial feed that identifies it as to kind, class, or specific use. See Virginia Code 3.2-4800
  • Product of discovery: means (i) the original or duplicate of any deposition, interrogatory, document, thing, result of the inspection of land or other property, examination, or admission, which is obtained by any method of discovery in any judicial or administrative proceeding of an adversarial nature; (ii) any digest, analysis, selection, compilation, or derivation of any item listed in clause (i); and (iii) any index or other manner of access to any item listed in clause (i). See Virginia Code 8.01-216.2
  • Production field: means the land or area on which a grower or a federally licensed hemp producer is growing or intends to grow industrial hemp. See Virginia Code 3.2-4112
  • Productivity: means the number of hours of labor required to produce a unit of goods. See Virginia Code 2.2-5100
  • Program: means the mechanism by which comprehensive permits are issued and renewed, permit and regulatory information is disseminated, and account data is exchanged by state agencies. See Virginia Code 2.2-1617
  • Programmatic Agreement: means that certain agreement, as it may be amended from time to time, entered into among the U. See Virginia Code 2.2-2337
  • Project: means the construction, improvement, furnishing, maintenance, acquisition or operation of any facility or the provision for or funding of any activity that will further the purposes described in § 2. See Virginia Code 2.2-2201
  • Project: means any structure, facility, personal property or undertaking that the Authority is authorized to finance, refinance, construct, improve, furnish, equip, maintain, acquire, or operate under the provisions of this article. See Virginia Code 2.2-2260
  • Project: means any specific enterprise undertaken by the Authority, including the facilities as defined in this article, and all other property, real or personal, or any interest therein, necessary or appropriate for the operation of such property. See Virginia Code 2.2-2337
  • Project: means all or any part of an airport as defined in § 5. See Virginia Code 5.1-30.1
  • Proof of death: includes a death certificate; a certificate of qualification upon a decedent's estate; or an authenticated copy of any record or report of a governmental agency, domestic or foreign, that a person is dead. See Virginia Code 6.2-604
  • Proper purpose: includes the sharing or dissemination of data or information among and between agencies in order to (i) streamline administrative processes to improve the efficiency and efficacy of services, access to services, eligibility determinations for services, and service delivery; (ii) reduce paperwork and administrative burdens on applicants for and recipients of public services; (iii) improve the efficiency and efficacy of the management of public programs; (iv) prevent fraud and improve auditing capabilities; (v) conduct outcomes-related research; (vi) develop quantifiable data to aid in policy development and decision making to promote the most efficient and effective use of resources; and (vii) perform data analytics regarding any of the purposes set forth in this definition. See Virginia Code 2.2-3801
  • Property: includes both real and personal property. See Virginia Code 64.2-2000
  • Proposed species: means any candidate species authorized by the Board for consideration for listing as threatened or endangered under the provisions of this chapter. See Virginia Code 3.2-1000
  • Public aircraft: includes any fighter or attack jet that is leased or owned by a private entity, provided that the aircraft operations are conducted exclusively for the purpose of military combat training in service to the federal government. See Virginia Code 5.1-1
  • Public body: means any legislative body, authority, board, bureau, commission, district or agency of the Commonwealth or of any political subdivision of the Commonwealth, including cities, towns and counties, municipal councils, governing bodies of counties, school boards and planning commissions; governing boards of public institutions of higher education; and other organizations, corporations or agencies in the Commonwealth supported wholly or principally by public funds. See Virginia Code 2.2-3701
  • Public body: includes any committee, subcommittee, or other entity however designated, of the public body or formed to advise the public body, including those with private sector or citizen members and corporations organized by the Virginia Retirement System. See Virginia Code 2.2-4115
  • Public deposit: means moneys held by a public depositor who is charged with the duty to receive or administer such moneys and is acting in an official capacity, such moneys being deposited in any of the following types of accounts: nonnegotiable time deposits, demand deposits, savings deposits, or any other transaction accounts. See Virginia Code 2.2-4401
  • Public depositor: means the Commonwealth or any county, city, town or other political subdivision thereof, including any commission, institution, committee, board, or officer of the foregoing and any state court. See Virginia Code 2.2-4401
  • Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
  • public meeting: means a meeting at which the public may be present. See Virginia Code 2.2-3701
  • Public records: means all writings and recordings that consist of letters, words or numbers, or their equivalent, set down by handwriting, typewriting, printing, photostatting, photography, magnetic impulse, optical or magneto-optical form, mechanical or electronic recording or other form of data compilation, however stored, and regardless of physical form or characteristics, prepared or owned by, or in the possession of a public body or its officers, employees or agents in the transaction of public business. See Virginia Code 2.2-3701
  • Public weighing: means the weighing for any person, upon request, of property, produce, commodities, or articles other than those that the weigher or his employer, or any, is either buying or selling. See Virginia Code 3.2-5800
  • Purchase: includes , but is not limited to, the sale of stock, sale of assets, merger, lease, transfer or consolidation. See Virginia Code 4.1-401
  • Purchase: includes , but is not limited to, the sale of stock, sale of assets, merger, lease, transfer or consolidation. See Virginia Code 4.1-500
  • Qualified energy project: means a solar-powered or wind-powered electricity generation facility located in the Commonwealth on premises owned or leased by an eligible customer-generator, as defined in § 56-594, the electricity generated from which is sold exclusively to the eligible customer-generator under a power purchase agreement used to provide third party financing of the costs of such a renewable generation facility (third party power purchase agreement) pursuant to a pilot program established under Chapter 382 of the Acts of Assembly of 2013. See Virginia Code 2.2-2279
  • Qualified escrow agent: means the State Treasurer or any bank or trust company approved by the Treasury Board to hold collateral pledged to secure public deposits. See Virginia Code 2.2-4401
  • Qualified pollution control project: means environmental pollution control and prevention equipment certified by the business enterprise or eligible business as being needed to comply with the federal Clean Air Act (42 U. See Virginia Code 2.2-2279
  • Qualified public depository: means any national banking association, federal savings and loan association or federal savings bank located in Virginia, any bank, trust company or savings institution organized under Virginia law, or any state bank or savings institution organized under the laws of another state located in Virginia authorized by the Treasury Board to hold public deposits according to this chapter. See Virginia Code 2.2-4401
  • Quantity statement: means the net weight (mass), net volume (liquid or dry), count or other form of measurement of a commodity. See Virginia Code 3.2-3600
  • Quantity statement: means the net weight (mass), net volume (liquid or dry), count or other form of measurement of a commodity. See Virginia Code 3.2-3700
  • Quantity statement: means the net weight (mass), net volume (liquid or dry), count or other form of measurement of a commodity. See Virginia Code 3.2-4800
  • Quantity statement: means the net weight (mass), net volume (liquid or dry), count or other form of measurement of a commodity. See Virginia Code 3.2-4900
  • Quarantine: means a legal declaration by the Board that specifies: (i) the noxious weed; (ii) the articles to be regulated; (iii) conditions governing movement; and (iv) exemptions. See Virginia Code 3.2-800
  • Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act: Federal law that, among other things, requires lenders to provide "good faith" estimates of settlement costs and make other disclosures regarding the mortgage loan. RESPA also limits the amount of funds held in escrow for real estate taxes and insurance. Source: OCC
  • Real property: means all lands, including improvements and fixtures thereon, and property of any nature appurtenant thereto, or used in connection therewith, and every estate, interest, and right, legal or equitable, therein, including terms for years and liens by way of judgment, mortgage, or otherwise and the indebtedness secured by such liens. See Virginia Code 2.2-2337
  • Receivership court: means the circuit court that appoints a receiver for a bank pursuant to this article. See Virginia Code 6.2-925
  • Redlining: The alleged practice of certain lending institutions of not making mortgage, home improvement, and small business loans in certain neighborhoods-usually areas that are deteriorating or considered by the lender to be poor investments. Source: OCC
  • Region: means one or more planning districts or otherwise defined areas designated as a region by the Board for the purpose of administering grants provided pursuant to this article. See Virginia Code 2.2-2484
  • Regional activity: means an economic or workforce development-focused collaborative project or program that is (i) endorsed by a regional council, (ii) consistent with the economic growth and diversification plan developed by the regional council, and (iii) carried out, performed on behalf of, or contracted for by two or more localities, political subdivisions, or public bodies corporate and politic within a region. See Virginia Code 2.2-2484
  • Regional council: means a public body certified by the Board as eligible to receive grants pursuant to this article and that is supported by or affiliated with an existing or newly established organization that engages in collaborative planning or execution of economic or workforce development activities within a region. See Virginia Code 2.2-2484
  • Regional public body: means a unit of government organized as provided by law within defined boundaries, as determined by the General Assembly, which unit includes two or more localities. See Virginia Code 2.2-3701
  • Registrant: means the person who registers regulated products, under the provisions of this chapter. See Virginia Code 3.2-3600
  • Registrant: means the person registering any liming material pursuant to the provisions of this chapter. See Virginia Code 3.2-3700
  • Registrant: means any person who has registered with the Department as a transporter of waste kitchen grease. See Virginia Code 3.2-5508
  • Registrar: means the Registrar of Regulations employed as provided in § 2. See Virginia Code 2.2-4101
  • Regulated article: means any article of any character as described in this chapter or in the quarantine carrying or capable of carrying a noxious weed against which this chapter or the quarantine is directed. See Virginia Code 3.2-800
  • Regulated article: means any article of any character carrying or capable of carrying the pest against which the quarantine is directed. See Virginia Code 3.2-700
  • Regulated introduction: means a planned introduction into the environment for which the Coordinated Framework requires that the person proposing to commence the introduction into the environment do one or more of the following:

    1. See Virginia Code 2.2-5501

  • Regulated product: means any product governed by this chapter, including any fertilizer, specialty fertilizer, soil amendment, and horticultural growing medium. See Virginia Code 3.2-3600
  • regulation: means any statement of general application, having the force of law, affecting the rights or conduct of any person, promulgated by an agency in accordance with the authority conferred on it by applicable basic laws. See Virginia Code 2.2-4101
  • Regulatory: means all permitting and other governmental or statutory requirements establishing a small business or professional activities associated with establishing a small business. See Virginia Code 2.2-1617
  • Regulatory agency: means any state agency, board, commission, or division that regulates one or more professions, occupations, industries, businesses, or activities. See Virginia Code 2.2-1617
  • Rejection tag: means a tag applied to a weight or measure that fails to pass an official inspection, the application of which tag requires the removal of the weight or measure from service if the weight or measure is not adjusted to conform to requirements specified by the Weights and Measures Act of Virginia (§ 3. See Virginia Code 3.2-5700
  • Remainderman: One entitled to the remainder of an estate after a particular reserved right or interest, such as a life tenancy, has expired.
  • Remand: When an appellate court sends a case back to a lower court for further proceedings.
  • Renderer: means any person who commercially cooks carcasses, or parts or products of carcasses, of cattle, swine, poultry, and other animals and other waste animal by-products and waste kitchen grease into usable products. See Virginia Code 3.2-5508
  • Reporter: Makes a record of court proceedings and prepares a transcript, and also publishes the court's opinions or decisions (in the courts of appeals).
  • Request: means a proper request for withdrawal, or a check or order for payment, that complies with all conditions of the account, including special requirements concerning necessary signatures and regulations of the financial institution. See Virginia Code 6.2-604
  • Rescission: The cancellation of budget authority previously provided by Congress. The Impoundment Control Act of 1974 specifies that the President may propose to Congress that funds be rescinded. If both Houses have not approved a rescission proposal (by passing legislation) within 45 days of continuous session, any funds being withheld must be made available for obligation.
  • Research and development service: means a business firm owning or operating an establishment engaged in conducting research and experimental development that supports manufacturing in the physical, engineering and life sciences as defined in the North American Industry Classification System Manual issued by the United States Census Bureau. See Virginia Code 2.2-5100
  • Residence: means any building or part of a building or structure where a person resides, but does not include any part of a building which is not actually and exclusively used as a private residence, nor any part of a hotel or club other than a private guest room thereof. See Virginia Code 4.1-100
  • Resort complex: means a facility (i) with a hotel owning year-round sports and recreational facilities located contiguously on the same property; (ii) owned by a nonstock, nonprofit, taxable corporation with voluntary membership which, as its primary function, makes available golf, ski, and other recreational facilities both to its members and the general public; or (iii) operated by a corporation that operates as a management company which, as its primary function, makes available (a) vacation accommodations, guest rooms, or dwelling units and (b) golf, ski, and other recreational facilities to members of the managed entities and the general public. See Virginia Code 4.1-100
  • Respondent: means an allegedly incapacitated person for whom a petition for guardianship or conservatorship has been filed. See Virginia Code 64.2-2000
  • Response actions: means any action, including removal, encapsulation, enclosure, repair, method of operation, maintenance, record keeping or notification that protects human health from building materials containing asbestos. See Virginia Code 2.2-1162
  • Restaurant: means , for a beer, or wine and beer license or a limited mixed beverage restaurant license, any establishment provided with special space and accommodation, where, in consideration of payment, meals or other foods prepared on the premises are regularly sold. See Virginia Code 4.1-100
  • Resulting bank: means a bank that has resulted from an interstate merger transaction under this article. See Virginia Code 6.2-849
  • Reuse Plan: means the document created by the Fort Monroe Federal Area Development Authority and adopted as an official operating document on August 20, 2008, as it may be amended from time to time. See Virginia Code 2.2-2337
  • Revenues: means any and all fees, rates, rentals, profits, and receipts collected by, payable to, or otherwise derived by, the Authority, and all other moneys and income of whatsoever kind or character collected by, payable to, or otherwise derived by, the Authority in connection with loans to any eligible business in furtherance of the purposes of this article. See Virginia Code 2.2-2279
  • Right of survivorship: The ownership rights that result in the acquisition of title to property by reason of having survived other co-owners.
  • sale: includes exchange. See Virginia Code 3.2-4900
  • sale: includes barter and exchange. See Virginia Code 3.2-5600
  • Sales contract: means a contract providing for the sale of one or more projects of an eligible business to one or more contracting parties and includes a contract providing for payment of the purchase price including all interest thereon, and principal of and premium, if any, thereon and all other expenses in connection therewith, in one or more installments. See Virginia Code 2.2-2279
  • sales territory: means the area of primary sales responsibility within the Commonwealth expressly or implicitly designated by any agreement between any wine wholesaler and winery for the brand or brands of any winery. See Virginia Code 4.1-401
  • sales territory: means the area of sales responsibility within the Commonwealth expressly or impliedly designated by any agreement between any beer wholesaler and brewery for the brand or brands of any brewer. See Virginia Code 4.1-500
  • Sanitary regulations: include all laws and ordinances relating to the production, handling, transportation, distribution, and sale of milk and, so far as applicable, regulations adopted by the Board or the health authorities. See Virginia Code 3.2-3200
  • Savings institution: means any savings institution, as defined in § 6. See Virginia Code 6.2-300
  • Scholastic records: means those records containing information directly related to a student or an applicant for admission and maintained by a public body that is an educational agency or institution or by a person acting for such agency or institution. See Virginia Code 2.2-3701
  • Sealer: means an inspector of weights and measures of a city, a county, or a joint city-county jurisdiction. See Virginia Code 3.2-5600
  • Secretary: means the Secretary of Commerce and Trade. See Virginia Code 2.2-5100
  • Secretary: means the Secretary of Commerce and Trade. See Virginia Code 2.2-5105
  • Secretary: means the Secretary of Administration. See Virginia Code 2.2-1162
  • Secretary: means the Secretary of Administration. See Virginia Code 2.2-2006
  • Seedsman: means any person who offers corn seeds for sale. See Virginia Code 3.2-1400
  • Seedsman: means any person who offers small grains seeds for sale. See Virginia Code 3.2-2200
  • Self-assessment: means (i) a bank's voluntary, self-initiated internal assessment, audit, or review of the bank and its practices, policies, and procedures or (ii) a bank's voluntary, self-initiated assessment, audit, or review of the practices, policies, and procedures of a person acting under contract, directly or indirectly, as the bank's service provider, including mortgage servicers and sub-servicers, credit and debit card processors, and providers of loan document systems. See Virginia Code 6.2-947
  • Self-assessment report: means any document, including any audit, report, finding, communication, or opinion or any draft of an audit, report, finding, communication, or opinion, prepared by internal personnel or by outside attorneys, accountants, or consultants as a part of or in connection with a self-assessment that is made in good faith. See Virginia Code 6.2-947
  • sell: includes soliciting or receiving an order for; keeping, offering or exposing for sale; peddling, exchanging or bartering; or delivering otherwise than gratuitously, by any means, alcoholic beverages. See Virginia Code 4.1-100
  • Sentencing guidelines: A set of rules and principles established by the United States Sentencing Commission that trial judges use to determine the sentence for a convicted defendant. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Service agency: means : (i) a business; or (ii) that portion of a government or political subdivision engaged in the adjustment, installation, placing in service, recommending for use, reconditioning, repairing, servicing, or selling of any weight or measure commercially used or employed (a) in establishing the size, quantity, extent, area, or measurement of quantities, things, products, or articles for distribution or consumption, purchased, offered, or submitted for sale, hire, or award, or (b) in computing any basic charge or payment for services rendered on the basis of something's weight or its measure. See Virginia Code 3.2-5700
  • Service area: means the geographical area within the jurisdiction of a community action agency or a community action statewide organization. See Virginia Code 2.2-5400
  • Service technician: means any individual who for hire, award, commission, or any other payment of any kind, adjusts, installs, places in service, recommends for use, reconditions, repairs, services, or sells a commercial weight or measure. See Virginia Code 3.2-5700
  • sexual orientation: when used in reference to discrimination in the Code and acts of the General Assembly, means a person's actual or perceived heterosexuality, bisexuality, or homosexuality. See Virginia Code 2.2-3901
  • Sheep: means sheep or lambs of all ages. See Virginia Code 3.2-2100
  • Sheriff: shall include deputy sheriffs and such other persons designated in § 15. See Virginia Code 8.01-2
  • Slaughter hog: means a hog weighing in excess of 140 pounds. See Virginia Code 3.2-2000
  • Small business: means an independently owned and operated business that, together with affiliates, has 250 or fewer employees or average annual gross receipts of $10 million or less averaged over the previous three years. See Virginia Code 2.2-1617
  • Small business: means a business that is at least 51 percent independently owned and controlled by one or more individuals who are U. See Virginia Code 2.2-1604
  • Small grains: means barley, oats, rye, or wheat. See Virginia Code 3.2-2200
  • Small package commercial feed: means commercial feed distributed in individual packages of 10 pounds or less. See Virginia Code 3.2-4800
  • Snowmaking equipment: means any machine used to make snow, including but not limited to snow guns and any associated towers, components, pipe, hydrant, hose, or other structures or equipment, including electrical equipment. See Virginia Code 8.01-227.11
  • Soil amendment: means any substance or mixture of substances intended to improve the physical, chemical, biochemical, biological, or other characteristics of the soil. See Virginia Code 3.2-3600
  • Specialty fertilizer: means a fertilizer distributed for nonfarm use, including use on home gardens, lawns, shrubbery, flowers, golf courses, municipal parks, cemeteries, greenhouses and nurseries. See Virginia Code 3.2-3600
  • Specialty pet: means any domesticated animal usually maintained in a cage or tank, including gerbils, hamsters, canaries, psittacine birds, mynahs, finches, tropical fish, goldfish, snakes and turtles. See Virginia Code 3.2-4800
  • Specialty pet food: means any commercial feed prepared and distributed for consumption by specialty pets. See Virginia Code 3.2-4800
  • Species: includes any species or variety of plant life or insects. See Virginia Code 3.2-1000
  • Spirits: means any beverage that contains alcohol obtained by distillation mixed with drinkable water and other substances, in solution, and includes, among other things, brandy, rum, whiskey, and gin, or any one or more of the last four named ingredients, but shall not include any such liquors completely denatured in accordance with formulas approved by the United States government. See Virginia Code 4.1-100
  • Sponsoring association: includes any wholly owned subsidiary of a sponsoring association. See Virginia Code 6.2-951
  • Standard: means a required basis for conformance, adjustment, or verification. See Virginia Code 3.2-5700
  • Standard liming ton: means a ton of agricultural liming material with a calcium carbonate equivalent of 90 percent. See Virginia Code 3.2-3700
  • state: means the Commonwealth of Virginia or any of its agencies or departments. See Virginia Code 2.2-2200
  • State agency: means any authority, board, department, instrumentality, institution, agency, or other unit of state government. See Virginia Code 2.2-1604
  • State agency and institution: means any authority, board, department, instrumentality, agency or other unit in any branch of state government. See Virginia Code 2.2-4801
  • State bank: means a bank incorporated under the laws of the Commonwealth and that has its principal place of business in the Commonwealth. See Virginia Code 6.2-800
  • State Memorandum of Understanding: means an agreement between the Authority, the Secretary of Administration, the State Historic Preservation Officer, and the Governor, on behalf of all state agencies, to protect Fort Monroe and its historic, cultural, and natural assets by carefully implementing the plans, stipulations, requirements, and obligations under the Programmatic Agreement for nonfederal lands following the transfer of properties from the United States Army to the Commonwealth. See Virginia Code 2.2-2337
  • State Veterinarian: means the veterinarian employed by the Commissioner as provided in § 3. See Virginia Code 3.2-5900
  • State waters: means all water, on the surface or in the ground, wholly or partially within or bordering the Commonwealth or within its jurisdiction. See Virginia Code 3.2-400
  • Statute of limitations: A law that sets the time within which parties must take action to enforce their rights.
  • Subordinate mortgage or deed of trust: means a mortgage or deed of trust that is subject to a prior mortgage or deed of trust in existence at the time of the making of the loan secured by such subordinate mortgage or deed of trust. See Virginia Code 6.2-300
  • Subsidiary: means any person that a distributor or an affiliate of a distributor has, or several distributors collectively have, either directly or indirectly, actual or legal control, whether by stock ownership or in any other manner. See Virginia Code 3.2-3200
  • Sufficient electric vehicle charging infrastructure: means provision or reservation of sufficient space to provide electric vehicle charging stations and related infrastructure, including transformers, service equipment, and large conduit, to support every centralized fleet vehicle that will be located at such building. See Virginia Code 2.2-1182
  • Sums on deposit: means the balance payable on a multiple-party account, including a fiduciary account, including interest, dividends, and in addition any deposit life insurance proceeds added to the account by reason of the death of a party. See Virginia Code 6.2-604
  • Surviving brewery: means a brewery which purchases a nonsurviving brewery as provided in § 4. See Virginia Code 4.1-500
  • Surviving winery: means the winery which purchases a nonsurviving winery as provided in § 4. See Virginia Code 4.1-401
  • Take: means , in reference to plants and insects, to collect, pick, cut, or dig up for the purpose of resale. See Virginia Code 3.2-1000
  • Tare weight: means the weight of any wrapper, and any other vehicle, vessel, material or thing that is weighed with, but not an actual part of, a commodity sold by weight; thus, tare weight may include, in the case of a packaged commodity, a wrapper, container, packaging material, binding material, preservative, or the like, or in the case of bulk commodity, a vehicle, box, can, jar, or the like. See Virginia Code 3.2-5600
  • Technology asset: means hardware and communications equipment not classified as traditional mainframe-based items, including personal computers, mobile computers, and other devices capable of storing and manipulating electronic data. See Virginia Code 2.2-2006
  • Technology infrastructure: means telecommunications, automated data processing, word processing and management information systems, and related information, equipment, goods and services. See Virginia Code 2.2-2022
  • Telecommunications: means any origination, transmission, emission, or reception of data, signs, signals, writings, images, and sounds or intelligence of any nature, by wire, radio, television, optical, or other electromagnetic systems. See Virginia Code 2.2-2006
  • Telecommunications: means the transmission of information, images, pictures, voice, or data by radio, video, or other electronic or impulse means, but does not include public broadcasting. See Virginia Code 2.2-3501
  • Temporary restraining order: Prohibits a person from an action that is likely to cause irreparable harm. This differs from an injunction in that it may be granted immediately, without notice to the opposing party, and without a hearing. It is intended to last only until a hearing can be held.
  • Tenancy in common: A type of property ownership in which two or more individuals have an undivided interest in property. At the death of one tenant in common, his (her) fractional percentage of ownership in the property passes to the decedent
  • terminated employee: shall mean an employee who is involuntarily separated from employment with the Commonwealth. See Virginia Code 2.2-3200
  • Testator: A male person who leaves a will at death.
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Threatened species: means any species determined by the Board to be likely to become an endangered species within the foreseeable future throughout all or a significant portion of its native range. See Virginia Code 3.2-1000
  • Ton: means a unit of 2000 pounds avoirdupois weight. See Virginia Code 3.2-3600
  • Ton: means a unit of 2,000 pounds avoirdupois weight. See Virginia Code 3.2-3700
  • Ton: means a unit of 2,000 pounds avoirdupois weight. See Virginia Code 3.2-4800
  • Traceability: means an accounting of the relationship of the calibration of a weight or measure standard or calibrating equipment to a national standard maintained or adopted by the National Institute of Standards and Technology of the U. See Virginia Code 3.2-5700
  • Trail: includes edges and transition areas to other terrain, but does not include a tubing park. See Virginia Code 8.01-227.11
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.
  • Transition plan: means the plan that is required as part of the IEP used to help students and families prepare for the future after the student reaches the age of majority. See Virginia Code 64.2-2000
  • transportation: means the movement of waste kitchen grease in a motor vehicle on public roads. See Virginia Code 3.2-5508
  • Trap grease: means waste kitchen grease that is removed from a grease trap and is principally derived from food preparation and processing. See Virginia Code 3.2-5508
  • Treasury Board: means the Treasury Board of the Commonwealth created by § 2. See Virginia Code 2.2-4401
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Trust account: A general term that covers all types of accounts in a trust department, such as estates, guardianships, and agencies. Source: OCC
  • Trust account: means an account in the name of one or more parties as trustee for one or more beneficiaries where the relationship is established by the form of the account and the deposit agreement with the financial institution and there is no subject of the trust other than the sums on deposit in the account, without regard to whether payment to the beneficiary is mentioned in the deposit agreement. See Virginia Code 6.2-604
  • Trust business: has the meaning assigned to it in § 6. See Virginia Code 6.2-800
  • Trust business: means the holding out by a person or legal entity to the public at large by advertising, solicitation or other means that the person or legal entity is available to act as a fiduciary in the Commonwealth or is accepting and undertaking to perform the duties of a fiduciary in the regular course of its business. See Virginia Code 6.2-1000
  • Trust company: has the meaning assigned to it in § 6. See Virginia Code 6.2-800
  • Trust company: means a corporation, including an affiliated trust company, that is authorized to engage in the trust business under Article 2 (§ 6. See Virginia Code 6.2-1000
  • Trust company holding company: means a corporation that controls a trust company. See Virginia Code 6.2-1000
  • Trust institution: means any (i) bank authorized to engage in the trust business, (ii) trust company, or (iii) trust subsidiary. See Virginia Code 6.2-1000
  • Trustee: means a trustee under a probated will or an inter vivos trust instrument. See Virginia Code 64.2-100
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • Trustees: means the members of the Board of Trustees of the Authority. See Virginia Code 2.2-2337
  • Tubing: means sliding on inflatable tubes, minibobs, sleds, toboggans, or any other comparable devices down a prepared course or lanes at a winter sports area. See Virginia Code 8.01-227.11
  • Tubing park: means an area designated by an operator for tubing. See Virginia Code 8.01-227.11
  • Turf: means nonagricultural land that is planted as closely mowed, managed grass and includes golf courses, parks, cemeteries, publicly owned lands, and residential, commercial, or industrial property. See Virginia Code 3.2-3600
  • Type: means the identification of the agricultural liming material as follows:

    1. See Virginia Code 3.2-3700

  • Uniform Commercial Code: A set of statutes enacted by the various states to provide consistency among the states' commercial laws. It includes negotiable instruments, sales, stock transfers, trust and warehouse receipts, and bills of lading. Source: OCC
  • Usable products: means a product resulting from the processing of waste kitchen grease and shall include biofuels, lubricants, and animal feed, provided that such animal feed uses are allowed by the U. See Virginia Code 3.2-5508
  • Usury: Charging an illegally high interest rate on a loan. Source: OCC
  • VEES: means the Virginia Energy Conservation and Environmental Standards developed by the Department considering the U. See Virginia Code 2.2-1182
  • Vehicle: means any device in, upon, or by which any property, produce, commodity, or article is or may be transported or drawn. See Virginia Code 3.2-5800
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.
  • Veteran: means an individual who has served in the active military, naval, or air service and who was discharged or released therefrom under conditions other than dishonorable. See Virginia Code 2.2-1617
  • Virginia Administrative Code: means the codified publication of regulations under the provisions of Chapter 15 (§ 30-145 et seq. See Virginia Code 2.2-4101
  • Virginia bank: means a bank whose home state is Virginia. See Virginia Code 6.2-849
  • Virginia Register of Regulations: means the publication issued under the provisions of Article 6 (§ 2. See Virginia Code 2.2-4101
  • Virginia state bank: means a bank chartered under the laws of Virginia. See Virginia Code 6.2-836
  • Virginia state bank: has the meaning assigned to it in § 6. See Virginia Code 6.2-849
  • Waste kitchen grease: means animal fats or vegetable oils that have been used, and will not be reused, for cooking in a food establishment, including trap grease. See Virginia Code 3.2-5508
  • Weighmaster: means the person responsible for weighing livestock that will be offered for sale, based on his weight determination. See Virginia Code 3.2-5600
  • Weight: means the net weight when used in connection with this chapter. See Virginia Code 3.2-5600
  • Weight or measure: means the terms as defined in § 3. See Virginia Code 3.2-5700
  • 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
  • Whistle blower: includes a citizen of the Commonwealth who witnesses or has evidence of wrongdoing or abuse and who makes or demonstrates by clear and convincing evidence that he is about to make a good faith report of, or testifies or is about to testify to, the wrongdoing or abuse to an appropriate authority. See Virginia Code 2.2-3010
  • Will: includes any testament, codicil, exercise of a power of appointment by will or by a writing in the nature of a will, or any other testamentary disposition. See Virginia Code 64.2-100
  • Wine wholesaler: means any wholesale wine licensee offering wine for sale or resale to retailers or other wine wholesalers without regard to whether the business of the person is conducted under the terms of an agreement with a licensed winery. See Virginia Code 4.1-401
  • Winery: means every person, including any authorized representative of such person pursuant to § 4. See Virginia Code 4.1-401
  • Winter sport: means a recreational or sporting activity, including sliding, jumping, walking, or traveling on a winter sports area trail for alpine skiing; Nordic skiing; telemark skiing; freestyle skiing; snowboarding; freestyle snowboarding; snowshoeing; tobogganing; sledding; or use of a snowmobile, minibob, snowbike, or comparable device; or any similar activity or use of a device that takes place at any time of the year on natural snow, man-made snow, ice, synthetic snow, synthetic ice, or any other synthetic surface, including a competition or the use of any device by a disabled or adaptive participant for a winter sport. See Virginia Code 8.01-227.11
  • Winter sports area: means all the real and personal property under control of the operator or on the premises of such property that is being occupied by the operator by fee simple, lease, license, easement, permission, or otherwise, including but not limited to any and all trails, freestyle terrain, competition terrain, passenger tramways, or other areas of real property. See Virginia Code 8.01-227.11
  • Winter sports area infrastructure: means :

    1. See Virginia Code 8.01-227.11

  • winter sports area operator: means any person who has responsibility for the operations of a winter sports area, including its officers, directors, and employees and agents acting within the scope of their employment. See Virginia Code 8.01-227.11
  • winter sports area trail: means any slope, trail, run, freestyle terrain, or competition terrain located in a winter sports area. See Virginia Code 8.01-227.11
  • Winter sports area vehicle: means a vehicle used on a winter sports area trail in the operation and maintenance of winter sports areas and competitions and includes, but is not limited to, snowmobiles, all-terrain vehicles, and any other similarly sized vehicles as well as larger maintenance vehicles such as snow grooming equipment. See Virginia Code 8.01-227.11
  • winter sports participant: means an individual of any age or physical or mental ability who is an amateur or professional invitee of the operator or a trespasser and who participates in a winter sport at the winter sports area, whether or not consideration is paid to participate in the winter sport and whether or not the participant holds a valid admission ticket for all or a portion of the winter sports area, and any employee of the operator who participates in a winter sport either as part of his employment duties or as recreation. See Virginia Code 8.01-227.11
  • WIOA: means the federal Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2014 (P. See Virginia Code 2.2-2470
  • With or without meals: means the selling and serving of alcoholic beverages by retail licensees for on-premises consumption whether or not accompanied by food so long as the total food-beverage ratio required by § 4. See Virginia Code 4.1-100
  • Withdrawal: includes payment to a third person pursuant to check or other directive of a party. See Virginia Code 6.2-604
  • work of art: means all paintings, mural decorations, stained glass, statues, bas-reliefs, tablets, sculptures, monuments, fountains, arches or other structure of a permanent character intended for ornament or commemoration. See Virginia Code 2.2-2401
  • Writ of certiorari: An order issued by the Supreme Court directing the lower court to transmit records for a case for which it will hear on appeal.
  • Wrongdoing: means a violation, which is not of a merely technical or minimal nature, of a federal or state law or regulation, local ordinance, or a formally adopted code of conduct or ethics of a professional organization designed to protect the interests of the public or employee. See Virginia Code 2.2-3010
  • wrongfully incarcerated: means incarceration for a felony conviction for which (i) the conviction has been vacated pursuant to Chapter 19. See Virginia Code 8.01-195.10