Terms Used In Florida Regulations > Chapter 12D-16
Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
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.
Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
Fair market value: The price at which an asset would change hands in a transaction between a willing, informed buyer and a willing, informed seller.
Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
Personal property: All property that is not real property.
Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
Remand: When an appellate court sends a case back to a lower court for further proceedings.