(1) Definitions. As used in this rule:

Terms Used In Florida Regulations 64B1-9.002

  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
    (a) “Citation” means an instrument which meets the requirements set forth in Florida Statutes § 456.077, and which is served upon a subject for the purpose of assessing a penalty in an amount established by this rule;
    (b) “Subject” means the licensee, applicant, person, partnership, corporation, or other entity alleged to have committed a violation designated in this rule.
    (2) In lieu of the disciplinary procedures contained in Florida Statutes § 456.073, the department is hereby authorized to dispose of any violation designated herein by issuing a citation to the subject within six months after the filing of the complaint which is the basis for the citation.
    (3) The Board hereby designates the following violations as citation violations which shall result in a penalty of $500.00:
    (a) Violation of Section 457.109(1)(d) or (e), F.S.;
    (b) Violation of Fl. Admin. Code R. 64B1-10.002;
    (c) Failure to renew license with proper continuing education credit.
Rulemaking Authority 456.072, 456.077 FS. Law Implemented 456.072, 456.077 FS. History—New 1-26-92, Formerly 21AA-9.002, 61F1-9.002, 59M-9.002, Amended 5-24-04.