Chapter 1B-2 Library Administration
Chapter 1B-6 State Documents Depository Program
Chapter 1B-11 Public Use of Records, Donated Historical Materials, and Facilities in the Florida State Archives
Chapter 1B-24 Public Records Scheduling and Disposition
Chapter 1B-26 Records Management – Standards and Requirements
Chapter 1B-31 Real Property Electronic Recording
Chapter 1B-32 Indexing, Management, and Availability of Final Orders

Terms Used In Florida Regulations > Division 1B - Division of Library and Information Services

  • Agency: means any official, officer, commission, board, authority, council, committee, department, or entity of state government. See Florida Regulations 1B-6.001
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Depository library: means those libraries designated in accordance with section 257. See Florida Regulations 1B-6.001
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Division: means the Division of Library and Information Services of the Department of State. See Florida Regulations 1B-6.001
  • Escrow: Money given to a third party to be held for payment until certain conditions are met.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Legal tender: coins, dollar bills, or other currency issued by a government as official money. Source: U.S. Mint
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Markup: The process by which congressional committees and subcommittees debate, amend, and rewrite proposed legislation.
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • 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).
  • 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.
  • State publication: means a publication, either in print or electronically, under the authority of or at the total or partial expense of a state official, state department, state board, state court, or state agency, or that is required to be publicly distributed pursuant to state law. See Florida Regulations 1B-6.001
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.