Chapter 61G5-17 Organization, Purpose, Meetings, Probable Cause Determination, Procedures
Chapter 61G5-18 Cosmetologist
Chapter 61G5-20 Cosmetology Salons
Chapter 61G5-22 School Curriculum Performance Based Learning – Minimal Competency and Service
Chapter 61G5-24 Fee Schedule
Chapter 61G5-25 Licensure Status and Notice of Address Change
Chapter 61G5-29 Specialty Licensing
Chapter 61G5-30 Disciplinary Guidelines
Chapter 61G5-31 Hair Braiding, Hair Wrapping and Body Wrapping
Chapter 61G5-32 Continuing Education

Terms Used In Florida Regulations > Division 61G5

  • acknowledgement: means a response provided by the Division to communicate the acceptance or rejection of an electronic transaction sent to the Division. See Florida Regulations 69L-56.002
  • 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.
  • Amortization: Paying off a loan by regular installments.
  • 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.
  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • 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.
  • Attorney-in-fact: A person who, acting as an agent, is given written authorization by another person to transact business for him (her) out of court.
  • Average Wage: means the employee's average weekly wage as determined in section 440. See Florida Regulations 69L-56.002
  • Bail: Security given for the release of a criminal defendant or witness from legal custody (usually in the form of money) to secure his/her appearance on the day and time appointed.
  • 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.
  • Batch: means a set of records containing one header record, one or more detailed transactions, and one trailer record. See Florida Regulations 69L-56.002
  • 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
  • Bequest: Property gifted by will.
  • Business day: means a day on which normal business is conducted by the State of Florida and excludes observed holidays as set out in Florida Statutes § 110. See Florida Regulations 69L-56.002
  • Calculated Weekly Compensation Amount: means 66 2/3 % of the employee's average weekly wage pursuant to section 440. See Florida Regulations 69L-56.002
  • Catastrophic Event: means the occurrence of an event outside the control of an insurer, claim administrator, or third party vendor, such as a telecommunications failure due to a natural disaster or act of terrorism (including but not limited to cyber terrorism), in which recovery time will prevent an insurer, claim administrator, or third party vendor from meeting the filing requirements of chapter 440, F. See Florida Regulations 69L-56.002
  • Claim Administrator: means any insurer, service company/third party administrator, self-serviced self-insured employer or fund, or managing general agent, responsible for adjusting workers' compensation claims, that is electronically sending its data directly to the Division. See Florida Regulations 69L-56.002
  • Claim Type Code: means a code representing the current classification of the claim as either a "Lost Time/Indemnity Case" (Claim Type Code "I"), "Medical Only to Lost Time Case" (Claim Type Code "L"), "Became Medical Only Case" (Claim Type Code "B") or "Medical Only Case" (Claim Type Code "M"). See Florida Regulations 69L-56.002
  • Client Company: is a s defined in section 468. See Florida Regulations 69L-56.002
  • 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.
  • Common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Days: means calendar days, unless otherwise noted. See Florida Regulations 69L-56.002
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • 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.
  • Denied Case: means a "Full Denial" or "Partial Denial" case for which all indemnity benefits are initially denied by the claim administrator. See Florida Regulations 69L-56.002
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Deposition: An oral statement made before an officer authorized by law to administer oaths. Such statements are often taken to examine potential witnesses, to obtain discovery, or to be used later in trial.
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • 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:
  • Division: means the Division of Workers' Compensation. See Florida Regulations 69L-56.002
  • Electronic Form Equivalent: means information sent in Division-approved electronic formats as specified in this rule, instead of otherwise required paper documents. See Florida Regulations 69L-56.002
  • Embezzlement: In most states, embezzlement is defined as theft/larceny of assets (money or property) by a person in a position of trust or responsibility over those assets. Embezzlement typically occurs in the employment and corporate settings. Source: OCC
  • Employee Leasing: is a s defined in section 468. See Florida Regulations 69L-56.002
  • Employee Leasing Company: is a s defined in section 468. See Florida Regulations 69L-56.002
  • Employee Leasing Policy Identification Code: is a code which identifies a policy written as an employee leasing policy, and the type of leasing operation. See Florida Regulations 69L-56.002
  • Employer Paid Salary in Lieu of Compensation: means the employer paid the employee salary, wages, or other remuneration for a period of disability for which the insurer would have otherwise been obligated to pay indemnity benefits. See Florida Regulations 69L-56.002
  • 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.
  • Fair Credit Reporting Act: A federal law, established in 1971 and revised in 1997, that gives consumers the right to see their credit records and correct any mistakes. Source: OCC
  • 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.
  • Federal Reserve System: The central bank of the United States. The Fed, as it is commonly called, regulates the U.S. monetary and financial system. The Federal Reserve System is composed of a central governmental agency in Washington, D.C. (the Board of Governors) and twelve regional Federal Reserve Banks in major cities throughout the United States. Source: OCC
  • Fee simple: Absolute title to property with no limitations or restrictions regarding the person who may inherit it.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • Filed: means a transaction has been received by the Division and passes quality and structural edits and is assigned an Application Acknowledgement Code of "TA" (Transaction Accepted). See Florida Regulations 69L-56.002
  • Finance charge: The total cost of credit a customer must pay on a consumer loan, including interest. The Truth in Lending Act requires disclosure of the finance charge. Source: OCC
  • 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
  • Forgery: The fraudulent signing or alteration of another's name to an instrument such as a deed, mortgage, or check. The intent of the forgery is to deceive or defraud. Source: OCC
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • FROI: means the First Report of Injury Record Layout adopted by the IAIABC as a Claims EDI Release 3 standard, and is comprised of the First Report of Injury Record identified by Transaction Set ID "148" paired with the First Report of Injury Companion Record identified by Transaction Set ID "R21. See Florida Regulations 69L-56.002
  • Full Denial: means any case for which the claim administrator has denied liability for all workers' compensation benefits (i. See Florida Regulations 69L-56.002
  • 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
  • Grantor: The person who establishes a trust and places property into it.
  • Gross Weekly Amount: means the weekly amount payable for a specific Benefit Type and excludes the application of any Benefit Adjustments or Benefit Credits. See Florida Regulations 69L-56.002
  • 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.
  • Header Record: means the first record of a batch. See Florida Regulations 69L-56.002
  • IAIABC: means the International Association of Industrial Accident Boards and Commissions (www. See Florida Regulations 69L-56.002
  • Indemnification: In general, a collateral contract or assurance under which one person agrees to secure another person against either anticipated financial losses or potential adverse legal consequences. Source: FDIC
  • Industry Code: means the 5 or 6-digit code that represents the nature of the employer's business as published in the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) 2007 Edition, hereby incorporated by reference. See Florida Regulations 69L-56.002
  • Initial Date of Lost Time: means the employee's eighth (8th) day of disability, i. See Florida Regulations 69L-56.002
  • Initial Disposition: means the first action taken by the claim administrator following its knowledge of an injury to accept or deny compensability of the claim and pay or deny benefits, including payment or denial of both indemnity and medical benefits, or denial of indemnity benefits only. See Florida Regulations 69L-56.002
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Insurer: means an insurer as defined in section 440. See Florida Regulations 69L-56.002
  • 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
  • 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 tender: coins, dollar bills, or other currency issued by a government as official money. Source: U.S. Mint
  • Legislative session: That part of a chamber's daily session in which it considers legislative business (bills, resolutions, and actions related thereto).
  • 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.
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Manual Classification Code: means the 4-digit code assigned by the National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI) for the particular occupation of the injured employee as documented in the NCCI Scopesâ„¢ Manual 2009 Edition, which is hereby incorporated by reference. See Florida Regulations 69L-56.002
  • Medical Only Case: means a work-related injury or illness which requires medical treatment for which charges will be incurred, but which does not cause the employee to be disabled for more than 7 calendar days. See Florida Regulations 69L-56.002
  • 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.
  • Mortgage loan: A loan made by a lender to a borrower for the financing of real property. Source: OCC
  • Mortgagee: The person to whom property is mortgaged and who has loaned the money.
  • Mortgagor: The person who pledges property to a creditor as collateral for a loan and who receives the money.
  • National Bank: A bank that is subject to the supervision of the Comptroller of the Currency. The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency is a bureau of the U.S. Treasury Department. A national bank can be recognized because it must have "national" or "national association" in its name. Source: OCC
  • National Credit Union Administration: The federal regulatory agency that charters and supervises federal credit unions. (NCUA also administers the National Credit Union Share Insurance Fund, which insures the deposits of federal credit unions.) Source: OCC
  • Net Weekly Amount: means the weekly amount paid for an indemnity benefit such as temporary total benefits, impairment income benefits, etc. See Florida Regulations 69L-56.002
  • 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.
  • Notification: means an entity's earliest receipt of information, including by mail, telephone, facsimile, direct personal contact, or electronic submission. See Florida Regulations 69L-56.002
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Partial Denial: means a case where compensability is accepted but the claim administrator initially denies all indemnity benefits and only medical benefits will be paid; Partial Denial also means a case where a specific indemnity benefit(s) was previously paid but subsequently denied, either in whole or in part. See Florida Regulations 69L-56.002
  • 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.
  • Permanent Impairment Percentage: means "Permanent Impairment" as defined in section 440. See Florida Regulations 69L-56.002
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Probate: Proving a will
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • 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.
  • Recourse: An arrangement in which a bank retains, in form or in substance, any credit risk directly or indirectly associated with an asset it has sold (in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles) that exceeds a pro rata share of the bank's claim on the asset. If a bank has no claim on an asset it has sold, then the retention of any credit risk is recourse. Source: FDIC
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Revolving credit: A credit agreement (typically a credit card) that allows a customer to borrow against a preapproved credit line when purchasing goods and services. The borrower is only billed for the amount that is actually borrowed plus any interest due. (Also called a charge account or open-end credit.) Source: OCC
  • Right of rescission: Right to cancel, within three business days, a contract that uses the home of a person as collateral, except in the case of a first mortgage loan. There is no fee to the borrower, who receives a full refund of all fees paid. The right of rescission is guaranteed by the Truth in Lending Act (TILA). Source: OCC
  • Sender: means one of the following entities sending electronic filings to the Division:     (a) Claim Administrator;     (b) Insurer; or     (c) Third Party Vendor (Proof of Coverage only). See Florida Regulations 69L-56.002
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • 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.
  • SROI: means the Subsequent Report of Injury Record Layout adopted by the IAIABC as a Claims EDI Release 3 standard, and includes the Subsequent Report Record identified by Transaction Set "A49" paired with the Subsequent Report Companion Record identified with Transaction Set ID "R22. See Florida Regulations 69L-56.002
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Third Party Vendor: means an entity acting as a submission agent or vendor on behalf of an insurer, service company or third party administrator, which has been authorized to electronically send required data to the Division. See Florida Regulations 69L-56.002
  • Tort: A civil wrong or breach of a duty to another person, as outlined by law. A very common tort is negligent operation of a motor vehicle that results in property damage and personal injury in an automobile accident.
  • Trading Partner: means an entity approved by the Division in accordance with rules 69L-56. See Florida Regulations 69L-56.002
  • Trailer Record: means the last record that designates the end of a batch of transactions. See Florida Regulations 69L-56.002
  • 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.
  • Transmission: consists of one or more batches sent to or received by the Division or a trading partner. See Florida Regulations 69L-56.002
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Triplicate Code: is a series of three two-digit numeric codes that define the specific purpose of individual records in a Proof of Coverage transmission, i. See Florida Regulations 69L-56.002
  • 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
  • Uniform Commercial Code: A set of statutes enacted by the various states to provide consistency among the states' commercial laws. It includes negotiable instruments, sales, stock transfers, trust and warehouse receipts, and bills of lading. Source: OCC
  • Usury: Charging an illegally high interest rate on a loan. Source: OCC
  • Variable Rate: Having a "variable" rate means that the APR changes from time to time based on fluctuations in an external rate, normally the Prime Rate. This external rate is known as the "index." If the index changes, the variable rate normally changes. Also see Fixed Rate.