Chapter 5C-3 Importation of Animals
Chapter 5C-4 Admission of Animals for Exhibition
Chapter 5C-5 Livestock Markets; Diseased Animals
Chapter 5C-6 Brucellosis
Chapter 5C-7 Bovine Tuberculosis
Chapter 5C-9 Cattle Fever Tick
Chapter 5C-11 Swine Garbage Feeding
Chapter 5C-13 State Diagnostic Laboratories
Chapter 5C-14 Equine Piroplasmosis
Chapter 5C-16 Poultry Diseases
Chapter 5C-18 Equine Infectious Anemia
Chapter 5C-20 Dangerous Transmissible Diseases
Chapter 5C-21 Pseudorabies
Chapter 5C-22 Contagious Equine Metritis
Chapter 5C-23 Transporting Animal Carcasses/refuse
Chapter 5C-24 Schedule of Fees for Services
Chapter 5C-25 Humane Euthanasia of Livestock
Chapter 5C-26 Cervidae Movement
Chapter 5C-27 Sale of Dog or Cat
Chapter 5C-29 Scrapie
Chapter 5C-30 Enforcement and Penalties
Chapter 5C-31 Cattle Identification

Terms Used In Florida Regulations > Division 5C - Division of Animal Industry

  • Administration of medication: means the obtaining and giving of one or more doses of medicinal substances by an authorized person to an Agency client for his or her consumption. See Florida Regulations 65G-7.001
  • Administration route: means the path through which medication or prescribed formula is delivered to a client. See Florida Regulations 65G-7.001
  • Advance directive: a witnessed written document described in Florida Statutes § 765. See Florida Regulations 65E-5.100
  • Adverse action: means any action by the Department, community-based care lead agency, or its contracted service provider that denies, in whole or in part, a young adult's application for Postsecondary Education Services and Support or Aftercare Services, or that discharges a young adult from Postsecondary Education Services and Support or Aftercare Services. See Florida Regulations 65C-42.001
  • 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.
  • Aftercare Services: means services provided pursuant to Florida Statutes § 409. See Florida Regulations 65C-42.001
  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • 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.
  • Amortization: Paying off a loan by regular installments.
  • Annual percentage rate: The cost of credit at a yearly rate. It is calculated in a standard way, taking the average compound interest rate over the term of the loan so borrowers can compare loans. Lenders are required by law to disclose a card account's APR. Source: FDIC
  • Annuity: A periodic (usually annual) payment of a fixed sum of money for either the life of the recipient or for a fixed number of years. A series of payments under a contract from an insurance company, a trust company, or an individual. Annuity payments are made at regular intervals over a period of more than one full year.
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • 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.
  • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • APRN: means any person licensed or authorized by the State of Florida to practice professional nursing and certified in advanced or specialized nursing practice, including certified registered nurse anesthetists, certified nurse midwives, and nurse practitioners, pursuant to chapter 464, F. See Florida Regulations 65G-7.001
  • Arraignment: A proceeding in which an individual who is accused of committing a crime is brought into court, told of the charges, and asked to plead guilty or not guilty.
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Assessment: the systematic collection and integrated review of individual-specific data. See Florida Regulations 65E-5.100
  • 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.
  • Balanced budget: A budget in which receipts equal outlays.
  • 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.
  • Beneficiary: A person who is entitled to receive the benefits or proceeds of a will, trust, insurance policy, retirement plan, annuity, or other contract. Source: OCC
  • Case law: The law as laid down in cases that have been decided in the decisions of the courts.
  • Certified recovery specialist: an individual credentialed by the Florida Certification Board as a Certified Recovery Peer Specialist, Certified Recovery Peer Specialist — Adult, Certified Recovery Peer Specialist — Family, Certified Recovery Peer Specialist — Veteran, or Certified Recovery Support Specialist. See Florida Regulations 65E-5.100
  • Chambers: A judge's office.
  • Clerk of court: An officer appointed by the court to work with the chief judge in overseeing the court's administration, especially to assist in managing the flow of cases through the court and to maintain court records.
  • Commission: shall be construed to mean the Florida Public Service Commission. See Florida Regulations 25-6.003
  • Committee membership: Legislators are assigned to specific committees by their party. Seniority, regional balance, and political philosophy are the most prominent factors in the committee assignment process.
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Controlled medication: means any substance enumerated in Schedules I, II, III, IV, and V, in Florida Statutes § 893. See Florida Regulations 65G-7.001
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal 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.
  • Corrective Action Plan: means a written plan of action developed by the provider in cooperation with the Agency for correcting cited deficiencies in compliance with this chapter. See Florida Regulations 65G-7.001
  • Court-approved dependency guardian: means the caregiver for a child placed in out-of-home care pursuant to a custody order entered by the dependency court. See Florida Regulations 65C-42.001
  • 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
  • Current prescriber order: means a prescription or order that has not been discontinued by the prescriber and may be dispensed until the prescribed number of refills has been fulfilled and administered, or until the medication has expired. See Florida Regulations 65G-7.001
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Designated Staff: means a case manager or other child welfare professional assigned by the community-based care lead agency or its contracted service provider to work with young adults ages 18 to 23 to handle all matters pursuant to the Postsecondary Education Services and Support and Aftercare Services. See Florida Regulations 65C-42.001
  • Discharge plan: the plan developed with and by the person which sets forth how the person will meet his or her needs, including living arrangements, transportation, aftercare, physical health, and securing needed psychotropic medications for the post-discharge period of up to 21 days. See Florida Regulations 65E-5.100
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Dispense: means the same as defined in Florida Statutes § 465. See Florida Regulations 65G-7.001
  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
  • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
  • Drug monograph: means the informational documents that are provided every time a new medication is ordered for a patient that contains specific drug-related uses, warnings, side effects and other information, depending on the medication dispensed. See Florida Regulations 65G-7.001
  • Education and Training Voucher: means the federally funded program, codified in 42 U. See Florida Regulations 65C-42.001
  • Enteral: which means medication or prescribed enteral formula is delivered by gastrostomy jejunostomy tube, or gastrostomy-jejunostomy tube, via the body's gastrointestinal system. See Florida Regulations 65G-7.001
  • Entitlement: A Federal program or provision of law that requires payments to any person or unit of government that meets the eligibility criteria established by law. Entitlements constitute a binding obligation on the part of the Federal Government, and eligible recipients have legal recourse if the obligation is not fulfilled. Social Security and veterans' compensation and pensions are examples of entitlement programs.
  • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • 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.
  • Examination: the integration of the physical examination required under Florida Statutes § 394. See Florida Regulations 65E-5.100
  • Extended Foster Care: means the program available pursuant to Florida Statutes § 39. See Florida Regulations 65C-42.001
  • Facility: means a residential facility licensed under chapter 393, F. See Florida Regulations 65G-7.001
  • Fair hearing: means a hearing that is conducted pursuant to the procedural requirements of rules 65-2. See Florida Regulations 65C-42.001
  • 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.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • 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.
  • Fixed Rate: Having a "fixed" rate means that the APR doesn't change based on fluctuations of some external rate (such as the "Prime Rate"). In other words, a fixed rate is a rate that is not a variable rate. A fixed APR can change over time, in several circumstances:
    • You are late making a payment or commit some other default, triggering an increase to a penalty rate
    • The bank changes the terms of your account and you do not reject the change.
    • The rate expires (if the rate was fixed for only a certain period of time).
  • Foreclosure: A legal process in which property that is collateral or security for a loan may be sold to help repay the loan when the loan is in default. Source: OCC
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Freedom of Information Act: A federal law that mandates that all the records created and kept by federal agencies in the executive branch of government must be open for public inspection and copying. The only exceptions are those records that fall into one of nine exempted categories listed in the statute. Source: OCC
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Grace period: The number of days you'll have to pay your bill for purchases in full without triggering a finance charge. Source: Federal Reserve
  • Guarantor: A party who agrees to be responsible for the payment of another party's debts should that party default. Source: OCC
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Habeas corpus: A writ that is usually used to bring a prisoner before the court to determine the legality of his imprisonment. It may also be used to bring a person in custody before the court to give testimony, or to be prosecuted.
  • Health care proxy: a competent adult who has not been expressly designated by an advance directive to make health care decisions for a particular incapacitated individual, but is authorized pursuant to Florida Statutes § 765. See Florida Regulations 65E-5.100
  • Health care surrogate: any competent adult expressly designated by a principal's advance directive to make health care decisions on behalf of the principal upon the principal's incapacity. See Florida Regulations 65E-5.100
  • Informed Consent for Medication Administration: means the specific consent a client or client's legal representative gives to a provider that allows that provider to assist the client with medication administration, and on which the client or the client's legal representative acknowledges that the provider is not professionally licensed to provide medication administration assistance. See Florida Regulations 65G-7.001
  • Inhaled: which means medication is administered as nose drops or nose spray, or medication is inhaled by mouth, such as an inhaler or nebulizer. See Florida Regulations 65G-7.001
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Intangible property: Property that has no intrinsic value, but is merely the evidence of value such as stock certificates, bonds, and promissory notes.
  • Interest rate: The amount paid by a borrower to a lender in exchange for the use of the lender's money for a certain period of time. Interest is paid on loans or on debt instruments, such as notes or bonds, either at regular intervals or as part of a lump sum payment when the issue matures. Source: OCC
  • Irrevocable trust: A trust arrangement that cannot be revoked, rescinded, or repealed by the grantor.
  • Joint tenancy: A form of property ownership in which two or more parties hold an undivided interest in the same property that was conveyed under the same instrument at the same time. A joint tenant can sell his (her) interest but not dispose of it by will. Upon the death of a joint tenant, his (her) undivided interest is distributed among the surviving joint tenants.
  • Judgement: The official decision of a court finally determining the respective rights and claims of the parties to a suit.
  • 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 Representative: means :     (a) For clients under the age of 18 years, the legal representative or health care surrogate appointed by the Florida court to represent the child or anyone designated by the parent(s) of the child to act in the parent(s)' behalf (e. See Florida Regulations 65G-7.001
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Life estate: A property interest limited in duration to the life of the individual holding the interest (life tenant).
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • MAP: means a direct service provider not otherwise licensed to administer medication who has successfully completed an Agency-provided training course taught by an Agency-approved Trainer and has current validation to provide clients with medication administration or supervise clients with self-administration of medication. See Florida Regulations 65G-7.001
  • MAR: means the chart maintained for each client that records the medication administration information required by this Chapter. See Florida Regulations 65G-7.001
  • MCM: means a health care practitioner employed by the Agency to provide consultation and technical assistance regarding the health and safety of Agency clients. See Florida Regulations 65G-7.001
  • Medication: means over-the-counter medications and prescribed medications. See Florida Regulations 65G-7.001
  • meter: when used in these rules without other qualification, shall be construed to mean any device used for the purpose of measuring the service rendered to a customer by a utility. See Florida Regulations 25-6.003
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Nebulizer: means an electrically-powered (including battery-powered) machine that turns liquid medication into a mist so that it can be breathed directly into the lungs through a mouthpiece or face mask. See Florida Regulations 65G-7.001
  • 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.
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • 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.
  • Ophthalmic: which means solution or ointment medication is instilled into the eye or applied on or around the eyelid. See Florida Regulations 65G-7.001
  • Oral: which means medication including, but not limited to, tablet, capsule, liquid, or powder form is introduced into the gastrointestinal tract by mouth. See Florida Regulations 65G-7.001
  • Oral argument: An opportunity for lawyers to summarize their position before the court and also to answer the judges' questions.
  • Otic: which means solutions or ointment medication is placed in the outer ear canal or applied around the outer ear. See Florida Regulations 65G-7.001
  • Outlays: Outlays are payments made (generally through the issuance of checks or disbursement of cash) to liquidate obligations. Outlays during a fiscal year may be for payment of obligations incurred in prior years or in the same year.
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • 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.
  • Person: an individual of any age, unless statutorily restricted, with a mental illness served in or by a mental health facility or service provider. See Florida Regulations 65E-5.100
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Pharmacist: means any person licensed pursuant to Florida Statutes § 465. See Florida Regulations 65G-7.001
  • Physician: means a Doctor of Medicine or Osteopathy who holds a valid and active license in full force and effect pursuant to the provisions of chapter 458 or 459, F. See Florida Regulations 65G-7.001
  • 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.
  • Pleadings: Written statements of the parties in a civil case of their positions. In the federal courts, the principal pleadings are the complaint and the answer.
  • Power of attorney: A written instrument which authorizes one person to act as another's agent or attorney. The power of attorney may be for a definite, specific act, or it may be general in nature. The terms of the written power of attorney may specify when it will expire. If not, the power of attorney usually expires when the person granting it dies. Source: OCC
  • Precedent: A court decision in an earlier case with facts and law similar to a dispute currently before a court. Precedent will ordinarily govern the decision of a later similar case, unless a party can show that it was wrongly decided or that it differed in some significant way.
  • Prescribed medication: means simple or compound substances, mixtures of substances, or prescribed enteral formulas that are prescribed for the care, mitigation, or prevention of disease or for health maintenance by a licensed practitioner authorized by the laws of the State of Florida to prescribe or order such substances. See Florida Regulations 65G-7.001
  • Prescription: includes any order for drugs or medicinal supplies written or transmitted by any means of communication by a practitioner licensed or legally authorized by the State of Florida to prescribe such drugs or medicinal supplies and which is intended to be dispensed by a pharmacist. See Florida Regulations 65G-7.001
  • Presiding officer: A majority-party Senator who presides over the Senate and is charged with maintaining order and decorum, recognizing Members to speak, and interpreting the Senate's rules, practices and precedents.
  • primary route: means the oral route, or in the case of a MAP who primarily administers medication via the enteral route, this term means the enteral route. See Florida Regulations 65G-7.001
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Provider: means either a single person providing services to a client of the Agency, including a CDC+ provider, or a business entity such as a Group Home or Adult Day Training Center providing services to clients of the Agency. See Florida Regulations 65G-7.001
  • Public defender: Represent defendants who can't afford an attorney in criminal matters.
  • Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Rectal: which means any medication including, but not limited to, capsule, enema, gel, or suppository is administered via the rectum. See Florida Regulations 65G-7.001
  • 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.
  • 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).
  • Rescission: The cancellation of budget authority previously provided by Congress. The Impoundment Control Act of 1974 specifies that the President may propose to Congress that funds be rescinded. If both Houses have not approved a rescission proposal (by passing legislation) within 45 days of continuous session, any funds being withheld must be made available for obligation.
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • Self-administration of medication without supervision: means that the client is capable of self-administering his or her own medications without any supervision, monitoring, verbal prompting, physical assistance, or cuing from staff. See Florida Regulations 65G-7.001
  • 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.
  • Sole ownership: The type of property ownership in which one individual holds legal title to the property and has full control of it.
  • Standing order: a broad protocol or delegation of medical authority that is generally applicable to a group of persons, hence not individualized. See Florida Regulations 65E-5.100
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Supported living: means the provision of supports necessary for an adult who has a developmental disability to establish, live in, and maintain his or her own household in the community. See Florida Regulations 65G-7.001
  • Tenancy in common: A type of property ownership in which two or more individuals have an undivided interest in property. At the death of one tenant in common, his (her) fractional percentage of ownership in the property passes to the decedent
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Topical: which means medication including, but not limited to, salve, lotion, ointment, cream, spray, shampoo, or solution is applied locally to a body part. See Florida Regulations 65G-7.001
  • Trainer: means an individual who is licensed or authorized to practice nursing by the State of Florida pursuant to chapter 464, F. See Florida Regulations 65G-7.001
  • 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.
  • Transdermal: which means a patch containing a pre-measured or measured amount of topical medication that is absorbed into the body via the epidermis (outer layer of skin). See Florida Regulations 65G-7.001
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Trust account: A general term that covers all types of accounts in a trust department, such as estates, guardianships, and agencies. Source: OCC
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • Truth in Lending Act: The Truth in Lending Act is a federal law that requires lenders to provide standardized information so that borrowers can compare loan terms. In general, lenders must provide information on Source: OCC
  • Unlicensed: means , for purposes of this rule, any direct service provider not licensed, authorized, certified, or otherwise permitted by Florida law to administer medication or to supervise a client's self-administration of medication. See Florida Regulations 65G-7.001
  • Validation: means a MAP or MAP applicant's on-site demonstration of competency in administering or supervising self-administration of medication(s) to a client, certified by a Validation Trainer following the direct service provider's successful completion of an Agency-provided medication administration training course, or successful annual completion of an Agency provided in-service on medication error prevention and medication administration. See Florida Regulations 65G-7.001
  • Validation by simulation: means the in-person, one-on-one imitation by a MAP or MAP applicant of the actual process utilized when administering medication or supervising the self-administration of medication by a particular route, which must occur as part of the required Medication Administration Training Course. See Florida Regulations 65G-7.001
  • Validation Trainer: means a practitioner who is licensed or authorized to practice nursing by the State of Florida pursuant to chapter 464, F. See Florida Regulations 65G-7.001
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.
  • WSC: means a Support Coordinator as defined in Florida Statutes § 393. See Florida Regulations 65G-7.001