R. 5M-16.001 Approved Best Management Practices
R. 5M-16.002 Presumption of Compliance
R. 5M-16.003 Notice of Intent to Implement BMPs
R. 5M-16.004 Recordkeeping
R. 5M-16.005 Previously submitted NOIs

Terms Used In Florida Regulations > Chapter 5M-16 - Best Management Practices for Florida Citrus

  • Alarm System: means any electrical device or combination of electrical devices used to detect a situation which causes an alarm in the event of a burglary, fire, robbery, medical emergency or equipment failure. See Florida Regulations 61G6-5.001
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Applicant: means a business entity making application for certification as an electrical contractor, specialty electrical contractor as designated in Rule Fla. See Florida Regulations 61G6-5.001
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • 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.
  • Broad Experience: means that he or she has experience in the electrical or alarm contracting industry which may include management, supervision and hands on experience in the installation of electrical or alarm components as applicable. See Florida Regulations 61G6-5.001
  • Comprehensive: means skill, knowledge and experience covering all areas of contracting. See Florida Regulations 61G6-5.001
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • 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.
  • Credit bureau: An agency that collects individual credit information and sells it for a fee to creditors so they can make a decision on granting loans. Typical clients include banks, mortgage lenders, credit card companies, and other financing companies. (Also commonly referred to as consumer-reporting agency or credit-reporting agency.) Source: OCC
  • 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
  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
  • Education: means formal instruction provided by an accredited public or private school, community college or university which includes formal classroom time and testing and results in the conference of a recognized degree. See Florida Regulations 61G6-5.001
  • Electrical contractor or unlimited electrical contractor: means a person as defined in Florida Statutes § 489. See Florida Regulations 61G6-5.001
  • 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.
  • Experience: means informal exposure to the trade wherein knowledge and skill are obtained by participation in the electrical or alarm contracting trade. See Florida Regulations 61G6-5.001
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • 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.
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Qualifying agent: means a person with the ability and authority to supervise, direct, manage and control the electrical and/or alarm contracting of a business entity. See Florida Regulations 61G6-5.001
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • Specialty electrical contractor: means a person as defined in Florida Statutes § 489. See Florida Regulations 61G6-5.001
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Technical education: means the integration of academic and vocational instruction designed to provide direct job related training in all phases of the electrical or alarm contracting trade. See Florida Regulations 61G6-5.001
  • 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.
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.