§ 59.1-435 Definitions
§ 59.1-436 Registration; fees; exemptions
§ 59.1-437 Third party obligors; proof of financial stability
§ 59.1-437.1 Denial, suspension, or revocation of registration
§ 59.1-438 Regulations
§ 59.1-439 Investigations
§ 59.1-440 Production of records
§ 59.1-440.1 Extended service contracts not insurance
§ 59.1-441 Violations of chapter; penalty

Terms Used In Virginia Code > Title 59.1 > Chapter 34

  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Audiologist: means the same as that term is defined in §
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Hearing aid: means any wearable instrument or device designed or offered to aid or compensate for impaired human hearing and any parts, attachments, or accessories, including earmolds, but excluding batteries and cords. See Virginia Code 54.1-1500
  • in writing: include any representation of words, letters, symbols, numbers, or figures, whether (i) printed or inscribed on a tangible medium or (ii) stored in an electronic or other medium and retrievable in a perceivable form and whether an electronic signature authorized by Chapter 42. See Virginia Code 1-257
  • Includes: means includes, but not limited to. See Virginia Code 1-218
  • Indemnification: In general, a collateral contract or assurance under which one person agrees to secure another person against either anticipated financial losses or potential adverse legal consequences. Source: FDIC
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Licensed hearing aid specialist: means any person who is the holder of a hearing aid specialist license issued by the Board for Hearing Aid Specialists and Opticians. See Virginia Code 54.1-1500
  • Licensed optician: means any person who is the holder of an optician license issued by the Board for Hearing Aid Specialists and Opticians. See Virginia Code 54.1-1500
  • Licensed optometrist: means any person authorized by Virginia law to practice optometry. See Virginia Code 54.1-1500
  • Licensed physician: means any person licensed by the Board of Medicine to practice medicine and surgery. See Virginia Code 54.1-1500
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Oath: includes affirmation. See Virginia Code 1-228
  • Obligor: means the person who is contractually obligated to the purchaser to provide services under the extended service contract and who is (i) the original manufacturer or seller of the merchandise covered by the extended service contract, (ii) acting through or with the written consent of the original manufacturer, seller or purchaser of the merchandise covered by the extended service contract, or (iii) acting through or with the written consent of a manufacturer or seller of merchandise similar to the merchandise covered by the extended service contract. See Virginia Code 59.1-435
  • Optician: means any person not exempted by §