Chapter 61H1-19 Purpose, Organization, Rulemaking Proceedings, Etc.
Chapter 61H1-20 Definitions
Chapter 61H1-21 Independence, Integrity, Etc.
Chapter 61H1-22 Competence and Technical Standards
Chapter 61H1-23 Responsibilities to Clients
Chapter 61H1-24 Advertising
Chapter 61H1-26 Names, Terms, Branch Offices
Chapter 61H1-27 Educational and Experience Requirements
Chapter 61H1-28 Examinations
Chapter 61H1-29 Licensure by Endorsement
Chapter 61H1-31 Fees
Chapter 61H1-33 Reestablishment of Professional Knowledge and Competency
Chapter 61H1-34 Persons Other Than Certified Public Accountants
Chapter 61H1-36 Discipline
Chapter 61H1-38 Certified Public Accountant Education Minority Assistance Program
Chapter 61H1-39 Peer Review

Terms Used In Florida Regulations > Division 61H1 - Board of Accountancy

  • Act: means the Florida Greenways and Trails Act, Florida Statutes Chapter 260     (2) "Council" means the Florida Greenways and Trails Council described in Florida Statutes § 260. See Florida Regulations 62S-1.100
  • Active life: means the operating life of a facility as estimated in the permit application, but does not include the long-term care period. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Actual point of origin: means the geographic location where the travel begins, which is other than the "point of origin" as defined in subsection (15) hereof. See Florida Regulations 69I-42.002
  • 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.
  • Affiliated: Having an ownership or employment relationship. See Florida Regulations 69J-8.002
  • Air quality standards: means , unless otherwise specified, those standards set forth in chapter 62-204, F. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Airport: means any area of land or water, or any manmade object or facility located thereon, which is used, or intended for use, for the landing and takeoff of aircraft, and any appurtenant areas that are used, or intended for use, for airport buildings or other airport facilities or rights-of-way, together with all airport buildings and facilities located thereon. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • 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.
  • Ampoule: means an enclosed vessel containing liquid mercury or mercury amalgam and that is a component of a mercury-containing lamp or device and can typically be removed intact from that mercury-containing lamp or device. See Florida Regulations 62-737.200
  • 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.
  • Applicant: means the owner, operator, or real property owner responsible for submitting the application package as identified on the Drycleaning Solvent Cleanup Program Application, DEP Form 62-781. See Florida Regulations 62-781.100
  • Applicant: means the person applying to receive a permit under this chapter to operate a mercury recovery or mercury reclamation facility located within the state. See Florida Regulations 62-737.200
  • Applicant: A person who submits an application to become a neutral evaluator. See Florida Regulations 69J-8.002
  • 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
  • Aquifer: means a geologic formation, group of formations, or part of a formation capable of yielding a significant amount of groundwater to wells, springs or surface water. See Florida Regulations 62-673.200
  • Aquifer: means a geologic formation, group of formations, or part of a formation capable of yielding a significant amount of ground water to wells, springs, or surface water. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Ash residue: means all the solid residue and any entrained liquids resulting from the combustion of solid waste in a solid waste combustor, including bottom ash, fly ash and combined bottom and fly ash, but excluding recovered metals, glass, and other recovered materials separated from the ash residue. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Assignment: means authorization to proceed with response action through a contract, task assignment, or Department issued purchase order. See Florida Regulations 62-771.100
  • Assignment: means direction by the Department to a Contractor to proceed with response action through a formal contract, task assignment, or Department issued purchase order. See Florida Regulations 62-772.200
  • ASTM: means ASTM International. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Background concentrations: means concentrations of contaminants that are naturally occurring or resulting from anthropogenic impacts unrelated to the discharge of pollutants or hazardous substances at a contaminated site undergoing site rehabilitation, in the groundwater, surface water, soil, or sediment in the vicinity of the site. See Florida Regulations 62-780.200
  • 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.
  • Baseline: Projection of the receipts, outlays, and other budget amounts that would ensue in the future without any change in existing policy. Baseline projections are used to gauge the extent to which proposed legislation, if enacted into law, would alter current spending and revenue levels.
  • 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
  • Best achievable detection limit: means the practical quantitation limit. See Florida Regulations 62-780.200
  • Biological waste: means solid waste that causes or has the capability of causing disease or infection and includes biomedical waste, animals that died from disease, and other wastes capable of transmitting pathogens to humans or animals. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Bird hazard: means an increase in the likelihood of bird/aircraft collisions that may cause damage to the aircraft or injury to its occupants. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Bottom ash: means the solid material remaining after combustion of solid waste, which is discharged from the grates or stoker of a solid waste combustor. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • BSRA: means Brownfield Site Rehabilitation Agreement. See Florida Regulations 62-780.200
  • CAD: means cleanup agreement document. See Florida Regulations 62-780.200
  • CCA treated wood: means lumber, timber, or plywood treated with chromated copper arsenate. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Cell: means a volume of solid waste received since the last previous application of initial cover. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Class I waste: means solid waste that is not hazardous waste, and that is not prohibited from disposal in a lined landfill under rule 62-701. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Class III waste: means yard trash, construction and demolition debris, processed tires, asbestos, carpet, cardboard, paper, glass, plastic, furniture other than appliances, or other materials approved by the Department, that are not expected to produce leachate that poses a threat to public health or the environment. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Clean debris: means any solid waste that is virtually inert, is not a pollution threat to ground water or surface waters, is not a fire hazard, and is likely to retain its physical and chemical structure under expected conditions of disposal or use. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Clean wood: means wood, including lumber, tree and shrub trunks, branches, and limbs, which is free of paint, glue, filler, penthachlorophenol, creosote, tar, asphalt, chromated copper arsenate, other wood preservatives or treatments. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Closing: means the time at which a phosphogypsum stack system ceases to accept wastes, and includes those actions taken by the owner or operator of the facility to prepare the system for any necessary monitoring and maintenance after closing. See Florida Regulations 62-673.200
  • Closing: means the time at which a solid waste management facility ceases to accept wastes, and includes those actions taken by the owner or operator of the facility to prepare the facility for any necessary monitoring and maintenance after closing. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Closure: means the assessment, remedial action or abatement needed to identify, remove and properly dispose of or recycle all spent lamps, mercury-containing devices, and mercury-containing residuals or contaminated media and debris from mercury recovery or mercury reclamation facilities after the date of cessation of operations. See Florida Regulations 62-737.200
  • Closure: means the cessation of operation of a phosphogypsum stack system and the act of securing such a system so that it will pose no significant threat to human health or the environment. See Florida Regulations 62-673.200
  • Closure: means the cessation of operation of a solid waste management facility and the act of securing such a facility so that it will pose no significant threat to human health or the environment. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Closure: means completion of site rehabilitation activities and issuance of a Site Rehabilitation Completion Order based on a No Further Action determination with or without controls, which includes the risk-based corrective action procedures specified in Chapter 62-780, F. See Florida Regulations 62-772.200
  • Combustion: means the treatment of solid waste in a device that uses heat as the primary means to change the chemical, physical, or biological character or composition of the waste. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Commercial solid waste: means all types of solid waste generated by stores, offices, restaurants, warehouses, and other nonmanufacturing activities, excluding household waste and industrial solid waste. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • 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.
  • Competitive Procurement: means contracting with a qualified response action contractor using one or more of the procedures specified in Rule 62-772. See Florida Regulations 62-772.200
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Composite liner: means a liner comprised of a geomembrane, that is underlain and in direct contact with a soil component. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Conference: means the coming together of persons with a common interest or interests for the purpose of deliberation, interchange of views, or for the removal of differences or disputes and for discussion of their common problems and interests. See Florida Regulations 69I-42.002
  • Construction and demolition debris: means discarded materials generally considered to be not water soluble and non-hazardous in nature, including but not limited to steel, glass, brick, concrete, asphalt material, pipe, gypsum wallboard, and lumber, from the construction or destruction of a structure as part of a construction or demolition project or from the renovation of a structure, including such debris from construction of structures at a site remote from the construction or demolition project site. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Contaminated: means a discharge of petroleum or petroleum products into surface waters, groundwaters or upon the land, in quantities which may result in a violation of Chapter 62-302, F. See Florida Regulations 62-771.100
  • Contaminated sediment: means sediment that is contaminated as determined by the concentrations of the contaminants, actual circumstances of exposure, biological diversity studies, toxicity testing, or other evidence of harmful effects, as applicable. See Florida Regulations 62-780.200
  • Contaminated soil: has the meaning given it in subsection 62-713. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • contamination: means the presence of free product or any contaminant in surface water, groundwater, soil, sediment, or upon the land, in concentrations that exceed the applicable CTLs specified in chapter 62-777, F. See Florida Regulations 62-780.200
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Continuing Contract: means a Contract between the Department and a PRAC for an indefinite quantity of Professional Services as described in the scope of services in the Continuing Contract for a period of time defined in the Continuing Contract. See Florida Regulations 62-787.200
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Contract Period: means the period of the contract from execution to expiration. See Florida Regulations 62-772.200
  • Contractor: means "response action contractor" as defined in Florida Statutes § 376. See Florida Regulations 62-772.200
  • Convention: means an assembly of a group of persons representing persons and groups, coming together for the accomplishment of a purpose of interest to a larger group or groups. See Florida Regulations 69I-42.002
  • Conventional Pollutants: means five day biochemical oxygen demand (BOD5), total suspended solids (TSS), pH, oil and grease, and fecal coliforms. See Florida Regulations 62-660.200
  • 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
  • CSM: means conceptual site model. See Florida Regulations 62-780.200
  • CTL: means cleanup target level as defined in Florida Statutes § 376. See Florida Regulations 62-780.200
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Definite Quantity Contract: is a n agreement between the Department and a vendor whereby the vendor agrees to furnish a specific quantity of an item or items or specific contractual services, at a specified price, to a specified location. See Florida Regulations 62-772.200
  • Degradable waste: means waste that decomposes through chemical breakdown or microbiological activity. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Department: means the Department of Environmental Protection. See Florida Regulations 62-787.200
  • Department: means the Florida Department of Environmental Protection. See Florida Regulations 62-737.200
  • Department: means the Department of Environmental Protection. See Florida Regulations 62S-1.100
  • Department: shall mean the State of Florida, Department of Financial Services or its statutorily appointed head, the Chief Financial Officer, and the terms shall have the same meaning and be used interchangeably. See Florida Regulations 69I-42.002
  • Department: Florida Department of Financial Services. See Florida Regulations 69J-8.002
  • Department: means the State of Florida Department of Environmental Protection. See Florida Regulations 62-673.200
  • Department: means the State of Florida Department of Environmental Protection. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Department: means the Department of Environmental Protection. See Florida Regulations 62-772.200
  • Department: means the FDEP, or a county or Department of Health local program established under a contract pursuant to Florida Statutes § 376. See Florida Regulations 62-780.200
  • 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.
  • Design period: means the operating life of the solid waste management facility plus any long-term care period after closing. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Designation Agreement: means a binding written contract between the Office of Greenways and Trails, on behalf of the Department, and the owner of lands upon or over which a designated greenway or trail is located (or will be located), providing the terms and conditions upon which the owner agrees to have his, her or its lands or waterways designated as part of the Florida Greenways and Trails System. See Florida Regulations 62S-1.100
  • device: means any mercury-containing device, excluding one generated by a household exempted under 40 C. See Florida Regulations 62-737.200
  • 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:
  • Disposal: means the discharge, deposit, injection, dumping, spilling, leaking, or placing of any solid waste into or upon any land or water so that such solid waste or any constituent thereof may enter other lands or be emitted into the air or discharged into any waters, including groundwaters, or otherwise enter the environment. See Florida Regulations 62-673.200
  • Disposal: means the discharge, deposit, injection, dumping, spilling, leaking, or placing of any solid waste into or upon any land or water so that such solid waste or any constituent thereof may enter other lands or be emitted into the air or discharged into any waters, including ground waters, or otherwise enter the environment. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Effluent limitation: means any restriction established by the Department on quantities, rates, or concentrations of chemical, physical, biological, or other constituents which are discharged from sources into the environment of the state. See Florida Regulations 62-660.200
  • Electronic funds transfer: The transfer of money between accounts by consumer electronic systems-such as automated teller machines (ATMs) and electronic payment of bills-rather than by check or cash. (Wire transfers, checks, drafts, and paper instruments do not fall into this category.) Source: OCC
  • 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
  • Emergency notice: means for purposes of Florida Statutes § 112. See Florida Regulations 69I-42.002
  • Emergency response action: means activities intitiated pursuant to rule 62-780. See Florida Regulations 62-780.200
  • Emergency situation: means circumstances in which there is an immediate danger or a threat of immediate danger to the public health, safety or welfare or of other substantial loss to the state requiring emergency action. See Florida Regulations 69I-42.002
  • Engineer of record: means a professional engineer registered in the State of Florida in accordance with provisions of Florida Statutes Chapter 471, who is appointed by the owner or operator of the solid waste management facility. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Engineering control: means use of existing features (such as buildings) or modifications to a site to reduce or eliminate the potential for migration of, or exposure to, contaminants. See Florida Regulations 62-780.200
  • 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.
  • Exposure unit: means an area over which receptors are expected to have equal and random exposure. See Florida Regulations 62-780.200
  • Facility: means all contiguous land and structures, equipment and other appurtenances, and improvements on the land owned or operated for mercury recovery or mercury reclamation operations. See Florida Regulations 62-737.200
  • Facility: means all contiguous land and structures, other appurtenances and improvements on the phosphate fertilizer manufacturing complex. See Florida Regulations 62-673.200
  • Facility: means all contiguous land and structures, other appurtenances, and improvements on the land used for solid waste management. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • 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.
  • Family Member: A spouse, child, parent, grandparent, grandchild, aunt, uncle, or first cousin of a party. See Florida Regulations 69J-8.002
  • FDEP: means the Florida Department of Environmental Protection. See Florida Regulations 62-780.200
  • Fee simple: Absolute title to property with no limitations or restrictions regarding the person who may inherit it.
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • Fill: means man-made deposits of earth or waste materials used to fill excavations, to increase the vertical or horizontal extent of land or solid waste disposal units, or to build embankments. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Final cover: means the materials used to cover the top and sides of a phosphogypsum stack upon closure. See Florida Regulations 62-673.200
  • Final cover: means the materials used to cover the top and sides of a landfill when fill operations cease. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Financial Interest: Ownership interest in or liabilities to or from a person that amounts to 5% or more of the applicant's net worth or from which the evaluator received 5% or more of his income during the past 24 months exclusive of fees guaranteed through this program. See Florida Regulations 69J-8.002
  • Firm: means a partnership, corporation, or other legal entity that is certified under Florida Statutes § 471. See Florida Regulations 62-787.200
  • 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.
  • Fly ash: means the residue from the combustion of solid waste, which is entrained in the gas stream of a solid waste combustor. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • 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.
  • Free Product: means petroleum or petroleum product in excess of 0. See Florida Regulations 62-771.100
  • Free product: means the presence of a non-aqueous phase liquid in the environment in excess of 0. See Florida Regulations 62-780.200
  • Fund: means the Inland Protection Trust Fund. See Florida Regulations 62-771.100
  • Garbage: means all kitchen and table food waste, and animal or vegetative waste that is attendant with or results from the storage, preparation, cooking, or handling of food materials. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Garnishment: Generally, garnishment is a court proceeding in which a creditor asks a court to order a third party who owes money to the debtor or otherwise holds assets belonging to the debtor to turn over to the creditor any of the debtor
  • Gas condensate: means the liquid generated as a result of gas recovery processes at a solid waste management facility. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Gas recovery facility: means a system of wells, trenches, pipes, and other related ancillary structures such as manholes, compressors, and monitoring installations that collect and transport the gas produced in a waste disposal unit to one or more gas processing points or flares. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Gasoline Analytical Group: means aviation gasoline, gasohol, and motor gasoline or equivalent petroleum products. See Florida Regulations 62-780.200
  • Generation: means the act or process of producing solid waste. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Generator: means any person whose act or process produces spent mercury-containing lamps or devices. See Florida Regulations 62-737.200
  • Geocomposite: means a product composed of two or more materials, at least one of which is a geosynthetic. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Geogrid: means a geosynthetic formed by a regular network of integrally connected elements with apertures greater than 6. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Geomembrane: means a low-permeability synthetic membrane used as an integral part of a system designed to limit the movement of liquid or gas in the system. See Florida Regulations 62-673.200
  • Geomembrane: means a low-permeability synthetic membrane used as an integral part of a system designed to limit the movement of liquid or gas in the system. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Geonet: means a geosynthetic consisting of integrally connected parallel sets of ribs overlying similar sets at various angles for planar drainage of liquids or gases. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Geosynthetic: means a planar product manufactured from polymeric material used with soil, rock, earth, or other geotechnical engineering-related material as an integral part of a man-made project, structure or system. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Geotextile: means a permeable textile used as a part of a system designed to act as a filter to prevent the flow of fine particles into drainage systems, to provide planar flow for drainage, to serve as a cushion to protect geomembranes, or to provide structural support. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Grand jury: agreement providing that a lender will delay exercising its rights (in the case of a mortgage,
  • Grantor: The person who establishes a trust and places property into it.
  • GRI: means Geosynthetic Research Institute. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Ground water: means water below the land surface in the zone of saturation where water is at or above atmospheric pressure. See Florida Regulations 62-660.200
  • Ground water: means water beneath the surface of the ground within a zone of saturation, whether or not it is flowing through known and definite channels. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Groundwater: means water beneath the surface of the ground within a zone of saturation, whether or not flowing through known or definite channels. See Florida Regulations 62-780.200
  • Guarantor: A party who agrees to be responsible for the payment of another party's debts should that party default. Source: OCC
  • handler: means a generator, or another person including a transfer facility storing lamps or devices more than 10 days, that generates or receives universal waste lamps or devices from other handlers, accumulates and manages these lamps and devices in accordance with this chapter, and ships them to a universal waste lamp or device destination facility. See Florida Regulations 62-737.200
  • Hazardous waste: means a solid waste regulated by the Department as a hazardous waste pursuant to chapter 62-730, F. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • HDPE: means high density polyethylene. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Household waste: means any solid waste, including garbage, trash, and sanitary waste in septic tanks, derived from households, including single and multiple residences, hotels and motels, bunkhouses, ranger stations, crew quarters, campgrounds, picnic grounds, and day-use recreation areas. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Imminent Threat: means a site where specific conditions or set of circumstances exist that are likely to create an immediate exposure risk to human health or the environment. See Florida Regulations 62-771.100
  • Implementation Plan: means the five-year implementation plan entitled "Connecting Florida's Communities with Greenways and Trails" prepared by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection and the Florida Greenways Coordinating Council and dated September 1998. See Florida Regulations 62S-1.100
  • Incremental Sampling Methodology: means a structured composite sampling and processing protocol that reduces data variability and provides a reasonably unbiased estimate of mean contaminant concentrations in a volume of soil. See Florida Regulations 62-780.200
  • 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
  • Indoor: means within a structure that has been constructed with a roof over an impervious surface and has outside walls on a minimum of all but one of the sides of the facility. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Indoors: means within a structure that excludes rain and public access and would control air flows in the event of a fire. See Florida Regulations 62-737.200
  • Industrial byproducts: means those materials that have a demonstrated recycling potential, can be feasibly recycled, and have been diverted or removed from the solid waste stream for sale, use, or reuse. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Industrial solid waste: means solid waste generated by manufacturing or industrial processes that is not a hazardous waste. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Industrial wastewater: means wastewater not otherwise defined as domestic wastewater, including the runoff and leachate from areas that receive pollutants associated with industrial or commercial storage, handling or processing. See Florida Regulations 62-660.200
  • Initial cover: means a 6-inch layer of compacted earth, used to cover an area of solid waste before placement of additional waste, intermediate cover, or final cover. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • 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
  • Interim source removal: means the removal of free product, contaminated groundwater, contaminated sediment, or contaminated soil, or the removal of contaminants from soil or sediment that has been contaminated to the extent that leaching to groundwater or surface water has occurred or is occurring, prior to approval of a Remedial Action Plan pursuant to rule 62-780. See Florida Regulations 62-780.200
  • Intermediate cover: means a layer of compacted earth at least one foot in depth applied to a solid waste disposal unit. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • ISM: means incremental sampling methodology. See Florida Regulations 62-780.200
  • 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.
  • Kerosene Analytical Group: means diesel, Jet-A, Jet-B, JP-4, JP-5, and kerosene or equivalent petroleum products. See Florida Regulations 62-780.200
  • lamp: means any mercury-containing lamp that is also characteristically hazardous for mercury under 40 C. See Florida Regulations 62-737.200
  • lamp or device destination facility: means a mercury recovery or reclamation facility permitted by the Department or an out-of-state recycling facility permitted by another state for the processing of universal waste lamps or devices and the ultimate recovery and reclamation of the mercury they contain, and one that meets the applicability requirements for a destination facility under 40 C. See Florida Regulations 62-737.200
  • Land clearing debris: means rocks, soils, tree remains, trees, and other vegetative matter that normally results from land clearing or land development operations for a construction project. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Landfill: means a solid waste disposal facility, which is an area of land or an excavation where wastes are or have been placed for disposal, for which a permit, other than a general permit, is required by Florida Statutes § 403. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Lateral expansion: means the expansion, horizontally, of phosphogypsum or process wastewater storage capacity beyond the permitted capacity and design dimensions of the phosphogypsum stack, or cooling ponds, surge ponds, and perimeter drainage conveyances at an existing facility. See Florida Regulations 62-673.200
  • Lateral expansion: means any horizontal increase in the dimensions of the waste boundary of an existing solid waste disposal unit. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Lawsuit: A legal action started by a plaintiff against a defendant based on a complaint that the defendant failed to perform a legal duty, resulting in harm to the plaintiff.
  • Leachate: means liquid that has passed through or emerged from phosphogypsum. See Florida Regulations 62-673.200
  • Leachate: means liquid that has passed through or emerged from solid waste and may contain soluble, suspended or miscible materials. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • 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
  • Less-than-fee acquisition: means the purchase of an interest in property that is less than the entire fee simple estate (which is one in which the owner is entitled to the entire property with the unconditional power of disposition during the owner's life and which will descend to his or her heirs and legal representatives upon the owner's death intestate). See Florida Regulations 62S-1.100
  • Level of Effort: means the estimate that the PRACs will provide based on their Project assessment, including the cost(s) from lowest responsible and responsive bid(s) from non-Professional Services. See Florida Regulations 62-787.200
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Lift: means a completed horizontal series of cells. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Liner: means a continuous layer of low permeability natural or synthetic materials which controls the downward and lateral escape of waste constituents or leachate from a phosphogypsum stack system. See Florida Regulations 62-673.200
  • Liner: means a continuous layer of low-permeability natural or synthetic materials, under the bottom and sides of a landfill, solid waste disposal unit, or leachate surface impoundment, which controls the downward or lateral escape of waste constituents, or leachate. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Liner system: means a system of leachate collection and liner layers comprised of natural or synthetic materials installed between the subgrade and the waste for the purpose of containing the waste and collecting and removing leachate. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Liquid waste: means any waste material that is determined to contain free liquids as defined by Method 9095 (Paint Filter Liquids Test), as described in "Test Methods for Evaluating Solid Wastes, Physical/Chemical Methods" (EPA Pub. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • LLDPE: means linear low density polyethylene. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Local government: means any municipality, county, district, or authority, or any agency thereof, or a combination of two or more of the foregoing when acting jointly in connection with a project, which has jurisdiction over the collection, recycling, disposal or treatment of solid waste. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Low yield: means groundwater that is contained in an aquifer that has an average hydraulic conductivity of less than one foot per day, determined by performing slug tests or an equivalent method for determining hydraulic conductivity on a minimum of three monitoring wells in each affected monitoring zone; and a maximum yield of 80 gallons per day, determined by pumping a four-inch well screened across the cross-section of the plume, for a minimum of two hours. See Florida Regulations 62-780.200
  • Lower explosive limit: means the lowest percent by volume of a mixture of explosive gases that will propagate a flame in air at a temperature of 25 degrees Celsius and atmospheric pressure. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Lower Explosive Limit: means the minimum concentration of vapor to air below which propagation of a flame will not occur in the presence of an ignition source measured as the reading on an explosimeter calibrated using a 200 ppm propane mixture in a 21. See Florida Regulations 62-771.100
  • Management plan: means a written document that describes the management goals for a project; conditions that will affect the intensity of management; an estimate of the revenue-generating potential of the project, if applicable; a description of potential multiple-use activities as described in Sections 259. See Florida Regulations 62S-1.100
  • Managing entity: means the agency, governmental entity, corporation, organization or other authority that has undertaken and is responsible for the day-to-day operation, protection, maintenance and stewardship of a specified greenway or trail, or network of greenways or trails, under a management plan or designation agreement with the holder of the ownership, proprietorship, or other beneficial interest in the property upon or over which the greenway or trail segment is located. See Florida Regulations 62S-1.100
  • Manure: means a solid waste composed of excreta of animals, and residual materials that have been used for bedding, sanitary or feeding purposes for such animals. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Materials recovery: means any process by which one or more of the various components in solid waste is separated and concentrated for reuse. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Materials recovery facility: means a solid waste management facility that provides for the extraction from solid waste of recyclable materials, materials suitable for use as a fuel or soil amendment, or any combination of such materials. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Meal allowance: means the amount authorized by section 112. See Florida Regulations 69I-42.002
  • Mercury reclamation facility: means a universal waste lamp or device destination facility where operations or processes are performed or equipment is used to receive and recapture mercury from spent mercury-containing lamps or devices, ampoules, mercury-containing materials or residuals, or pourable, commodity grade mercury materials and that can demonstrate, using a quality control plan approved in accordance with Chapter 62-160, F. See Florida Regulations 62-737.200
  • Mercury recovery facility: means a universal waste lamp or device destination facility where operations or processes are performed or equipment is used to receive and process spent mercury-containing lamps or devices for the purpose of crushing or dismantling and separating the lamps or devices in a manner as to produce: separated, individual recyclable components such as glass and scrap metal; and mercury-containing phosphor powder or other mercury-containing residuals that will be processed at a mercury reclamation facility for the purpose of reclamation of the mercury. See Florida Regulations 62-737.200
  • Mercury-containing devices: means any electrical product, or other devices, excluding a battery or a mercury-containing lamp, that is unprocessed and has been determined by the Department as proven to release mercury into the environment. See Florida Regulations 62-737.200
  • Mercury-containing lamp: means any type of high or low pressure lighting device that is unprocessed such as being crushed by a generator per paragraph 62-737. See Florida Regulations 62-737.200
  • Method detection limit: means the smallest concentration of an analyte of interest that can be measured and reported with 99 percent confidence that the concentration is greater than zero. See Florida Regulations 62-737.200
  • Method detection limit: means the smallest concentration of an analyte of interest that can be measured and reported with 99 percent confidence that the concentration is greater than zero. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Modification: means any alteration, expansion, upgrade, extension, addition, or replacement of an existing wastewater facility for which a construction permit is required from the Department. See Florida Regulations 62-660.200
  • Monitoring well: means a well constructed with a surface seal and a sand filter pack in order to provide for the collection of representative groundwater samples for laboratory analyses. See Florida Regulations 62-780.200
  • Monitoring wells: means strategically located wells from which water samples are drawn for water quality analysis. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Monofill: means a waste pile, landfill or solid waste disposal unit into which only one type of solid waste is placed. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Mortgagor: The person who pledges property to a creditor as collateral for a loan and who receives the money.
  • Most economical class of transportation: means the class having the lowest fare which is available. See Florida Regulations 69I-42.002
  • Motor vehicle: means an automobile, motorcycle, truck, trailer, semitrailer, truck tractor and semitrailer combination, or any other vehicle operated in this state, used to transport persons or property, and propelled by power other than muscular power, but the term does not include traction engines, road rollers, such vehicles as run only upon a track, bicycles, moped, or farm tractors and trailers. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • MTBE: means Methyl tert-butyl ether. See Florida Regulations 62-780.200
  • 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
  • Newspaper of general circulation: means a newspaper published at least on a weekly basis and printed in the language most commonly spoken in the area within which it circulates, but does not include a newspaper intended primarily for members of a particular professional or occupational group, a newspaper whose primary function is to carry legal notices, or a newspaper that is given away primarily to distribute advertising. See Florida Regulations 62-780.200
  • 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.
  • Nonbusiness day: means , for a public officer or employee, a weekend or an authorized State holiday; for an authorized person means a day on which such person was not scheduled to be performing service or contributing time to an agency. See Florida Regulations 69I-42.002
  • Normal farming operations: means the customary and generally accepted activities, practices, and procedures that farmers adopt, use, or engage in during the production and preparation for market of poultry, livestock, and associated farm products; and in the production, harvesting, or packaging of agricultural crops which include agronomic, horticultural, and silvicultural crops. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Objectionable odors: has the meaning given that term in rule 62-210. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • 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.
  • Official headquarters: means the geographic location specified by Florida Statutes § 112. See Florida Regulations 69I-42.002
  • OGT: means the Office of Greenways and Trails of the Department. See Florida Regulations 62S-1.100
  • Oily wastes: has the meaning given that term in rule 62-710. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Onsite: means on the same or geographically contiguous property, which may be divided by a public or private right-of-way. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Open burning: means the burning of any material under such conditions that the products of combustion are emitted directly into the atmosphere. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • operation: means the application and use of processing equipment. See Florida Regulations 62-737.200
  • Operator: means any person operating a drycleaning facility or wholesale supply facility, whether by lease, contract, or other form of agreement. See Florida Regulations 62-781.100
  • Operator: means any person, including the owner, who is principally engaged in, and is in charge of, the actual operation, supervision, and maintenance of a solid waste management facility. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Oral Evaluation Committee: means Department employees selected by the Department head or designee to evaluate the oral presentation portion of the Request for Qualifications. See Florida Regulations 62-787.200
  • Organoleptic: means pertaining to, or perceived by, a sensory organ (i. See Florida Regulations 62-780.200
  • OSHA: means the United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration. See Florida Regulations 62-737.200
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Owner: means any person owning a drycleaning facility or wholesale supply facility. See Florida Regulations 62-781.100
  • owner: means the legal and equitable owner(s) of fee simple title in and to real property. See Florida Regulations 62S-1.100
  • PAHs: means Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons. See Florida Regulations 62-780.200
  • 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.
  • Party: The insurer or policyholder participating in the program. See Florida Regulations 69J-8.002
  • PCBs: means Polychlorinated Biphenyls. See Florida Regulations 62-780.200
  • Percolation: means the generally vertical movement of water through soil or other unconsolidated medium to the water table and to lower aquifers where occurring. See Florida Regulations 62-660.200
  • Permittee: means the person or entity to which a permit for a wastewater facility is issued by the Department. See Florida Regulations 62-660.200
  • Person: means any and all persons, natural or artificial, including any individual, firm or association; any municipal or private corporation organized or existing under the laws of this state or any other state; any county of this state; and any governmental agency of this state or the Federal government. See Florida Regulations 62-737.200
  • Person: means any individual, corporation, partnership, firm, association, joint venture, estate, trust, business trust, syndicate, fiduciary, commission, county, municipality or political subdivision of a state, any interstate body, the federal government or any subdivision thereof and all other groups or combinations, whether public or private. See Florida Regulations 62S-1.100
  • Person: A natural person or business entity. See Florida Regulations 69J-8.002
  • Person: means any and all persons, natural or artificial, including any individual, firm, or association; any municipal or private corporation organized or existing under the laws of Florida or any other state; any county of this state; and any governmental agency of this state or the Federal Government. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Personal time: means the time outside the regular work-hours of a business day, a nonbusiness day or a day for which the officer or employee had prior approval for a leave of absence. See Florida Regulations 69I-42.002
  • PGI: means PVC Geomembrane Institute. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Phase of Site Rehabilitation: means a distinct stage of petroleum contaminated site cleanup such as: site assessment (as defined in Rule 62-780. See Florida Regulations 62-772.200
  • Phosphogypsum: means calcium sulfate and byproducts produced by the reaction of sulfuric acid with phosphate rock to produce phosphoric acid. See Florida Regulations 62-673.200
  • Phosphogypsum stack: means any defined geographic area associated with a phosphoric acid production facility in which phosphogypsum is disposed of or stored, other than within a fully enclosed building, container or tank. See Florida Regulations 62-673.200
  • Phosphogypsum stack system: means the phosphogypsum stack (or pile, or landfill), together with all pumps, piping, ditches, drainage conveyances, water control structures, collection pools, cooling ponds, surge ponds, auxiliary holding ponds, regional holding ponds and any other collection or conveyance system associated with the transport of phosphogypsum from the plant to the phosphogypsum stack, its management at the stack, and the process wastewater return to the phosphoric acid production or other process. See Florida Regulations 62-673.200
  • Physically handicapped: means any person diagnosed as having a physical disability, including but not limited to blindness, or the loss of one or more life functions leaving that person mobility-impaired (or sensory-impaired) requiring the use of trained animal companions or prosthetic equipment, including, but not limited to, crutches, walkers, canes, or wheelchairs. See Florida Regulations 69I-42.002
  • Piezometer: means a permanent or temporary well that may be designed and constructed without the surface sealing or sand filter pack requirements of a monitoring well. See Florida Regulations 62-780.200
  • Planned project corridor: means the proposed path of a greenway or trail described in an Application for Acquisition of Land and comprised exclusively of those parcels of real property for which Willing Owner Certificates have been executed for 80 percent of the parcels and submitted with the Application. See Florida Regulations 62S-1.100
  • 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.
  • Plume: means the portion of an aquifer or aquifers in which groundwater contamination above applicable CTLs, and background concentrations as defined in subsection 62-780. See Florida Regulations 62-780.200
  • Point of origin: means the geographic location of the traveler's official headquarters or the geographic location where travel begins, whichever is lesser distance from the destination. See Florida Regulations 69I-42.002
  • Poor quality: means groundwater within the affected monitoring zone with background concentrations, as defined in subsection 62-780. See Florida Regulations 62-780.200
  • Population: means the most recent population census determination under Florida Statutes § 186. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Potable water well: means any excavation that is drilled or bored, or converted from non-potable water use, when the intended use of such excavation is for the location and acquisition of ground water that supplies water for human consumption. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • powder: means the mercury-containing calcium or other luminescent phosphor powder contained within a spent fluorescent lamp. See Florida Regulations 62-737.200
  • PQL: means practical quantitation limit. See Florida Regulations 62-780.200
  • PRAC: means a single entity that is responsible for a Project, including scheduling and coordination, in both pre-rehabilitation and rehabilitation phases, and generally responsible for the successful, timely, and economical completion of the Project. See Florida Regulations 62-787.200
  • 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.
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Process wastewater: means any water which, during manufacturing or processing, comes into direct contact with or results from the production or use of any raw material, intermediate product, finished product, by-product, or waste product, along with any leachate or runoff from the phosphogypsum stack system. See Florida Regulations 62-673.200
  • Processed material: means a component of a lamp or a device that is a direct result of processing equipment operations. See Florida Regulations 62-737.200
  • Processed tire: means a tire that has been treated mechanically, chemically, or thermally so that the resulting material is a marketable product or is suitable for proper disposal. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Processing: means any technique designed to change the physical, chemical, or biological character or composition of any solid waste so as to render it safe for transport, amenable to recovery, storage or recycling; safe for disposal; or reduced in volume or concentration. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Processing equipment: means any equipment that is used in mercury recovery or mercury reclamation operations to separate, crush, consolidate, recover, retort, distill or to physically alter the state of spent mercury-containing lamps or devices, or mercury-containing residuals as they are received. See Florida Regulations 62-737.200
  • Product recovery: means the removal of free product. See Florida Regulations 62-780.200
  • Professional engineer: means an engineer licensed in the State of Florida in accordance with chapter 471, F. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Professional geologist: means a geologist licensed in the State of Florida in accordance with chapter 492, F. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Professional Services: means pursuant to Florida Statutes § 287. See Florida Regulations 62-787.200
  • Program: The alternative procedure for resolution of disputed sinkhole insurance claims authorized by Florida Statutes § 627. See Florida Regulations 69J-8.002
  • Project: means a response action as defined in Florida Statutes § 376. See Florida Regulations 62-787.200
  • Project: means a discrete and identifiable plan or undertaking which describes in detail the acquisition, development, designation, use or management of certain lands or waterways within the Florida Greenways and Trails System. See Florida Regulations 62S-1.100
  • Project boundary: means a conceptual outline or drawing that depicts the maximum physical boundaries for a proposed greenway or trail. See Florida Regulations 62S-1.100
  • Proposal: means the application and supporting documentation submitted to OGT for consideration in one or more of the procedures established by this chapter for the evaluation, selection, acquisition, designation, use or management of lands or waterways within the Florida Greenways and Trails System. See Florida Regulations 62S-1.100
  • PRSR: means person responsible for site rehabilitation. See Florida Regulations 62-780.200
  • Public Conservation or Recreation Lands or Waterways: means lands or waterways owned by a national, state, regional or local governmental entity. See Florida Regulations 62S-1.100
  • Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
  • Purchase Order: means a written agreement formalizing a transaction between the Department and a vendor through MFMP. See Florida Regulations 62-772.200
  • Putrescible waste: means solid waste that contains organic matter capable of being decomposed by microorganisms and of such a character and proportion as to be capable of attracting or providing food for birds. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • PVC: means polyvinyl chloride. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Quantity of tires: means either weight, volume, or actual number of tires. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Real property owner: means the person or entity that is vested with ownership, dominion, or legal or rightful title to the real property. See Florida Regulations 62-780.200
  • Reasonable assurance: means the existence of a substantial likelihood, although not an absolute guarantee, that the proposed activity will be successfully implemented and the proposed activity and applicant will comply with applicable agency rules, laws, orders and permit conditions. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Reclaimed: means the processing of a material to return it to its commercial marketable form. See Florida Regulations 62-737.200
  • Recovered materials: means metal, paper, glass, plastic, textile, or rubber materials that have known recycling potential, can be feasibly recycled, and have been diverted and source separated or have been removed from the solid waste stream for sale, use, or reuse as raw materials, whether or not the materials require subsequent processing or separation from each other, but does not include materials destined for any use that constitutes disposal. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Recovered materials processing facility: means a facility engaged solely in the storage, processing, resale, or reuse of recovered materials. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Recovered screen material: means the fines fraction, consisting of soil and other small materials, derived from the processing or recycling of construction and demolition debris which passes through a final screen size no greater than 3/4 of an inch. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Recreational Prioritization Maps: means the opportunity maps contained in the document titled Prioritization of Recreational Trail Opportunities for the State of Florida developed by OGT in coordination with the University of Florida, and approved by the Council on May 18, 2002, that rank the opportunity segments shown on the Implementation Plan maps as high, medium, or low priority, based upon criteria approved by the Council. See Florida Regulations 62S-1.100
  • Recyclable material: means those materials which are capable of being recycled and which would otherwise be processed or disposed of as solid waste. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Recycling: means any process by which spent lamp, mercury-containing device, or mercury-containing residual components such as glass, mercury, phosphor powder or metal are reused or returned to use in the form of products or raw materials. See Florida Regulations 62-737.200
  • Recycling: means any process by which solid waste, or materials which would otherwise become solid waste, are collected, separated, or processed and reused or returned to use in the form of raw materials or products. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Recycling equipment: means machinery or equipment exclusively and integrally used in the actual process by which solid waste or materials which would otherwise become solid waste are separated or processed and reused or returned to use in the form of raw materials or products. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • 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.
  • Resource recovery: means the process of recovering materials or energy from solid waste, excluding those materials or solid waste under control of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Resource recovery equipment: means equipment or machinery exclusively and integrally used in the actual process of recovering material or energy resources from solid waste. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Response Action Contractor: means a person who is carrying out any emergency response action activities pursuant to rule 62-780. See Florida Regulations 62-780.200
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • Reverse distribution program: means a manufacturer- or distributor-sponsored product stewardship program in which a manufacturer or distributor, including a person distributing lamps to its subsidiary facilities, or a group of manufacturers or distributors, acting together or through a trade organization, assumes responsibility and provides for the collection of spent mercury-containing lamps or devices at its own facility or facilities that are designated by it, for the purposes of recovering and reclaiming the mercury from such lamps or devices. See Florida Regulations 62-737.200
  • RFQ: means a solicitation for statements of qualification for the Department to select one or more vendors to provide Professional Services under a Continuing Contract, performed in accordance with Florida Statutes § 287. See Florida Regulations 62-787.200
  • Sanitary nuisance: means a condition created by any person, or the keeping, maintaining, propagation, existence, or permitting of anything by a person by which the health or lives of individuals may be threatened or impaired, or by which disease may be caused or transmitted. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Sediment: means the unconsolidated solid matrix occurring immediately beneath any surface water body. See Florida Regulations 62-780.200
  • Separated glass: means glass that is separated as a result of mercury recovery or reclamation operations and is from the processing of mercury-containing lamps or devices. See Florida Regulations 62-737.200
  • Separated metal: means metal, both ferrous or non-ferrous, that is separated as a result of mercury recovery or reclamation operations and is from the processing of mercury-containing lamps or devices. See Florida Regulations 62-737.200
  • 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.
  • Shallow water supply well: means any potable water well which pumps water from an unconfined water table aquifer. See Florida Regulations 62-673.200
  • Shredding: means a process of reducing the particle size of solid waste through the use of grinding, shredding, milling, or rasping machines. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Site: means any "contaminated site" as defined in Florida Statutes § 376. See Florida Regulations 62-787.200
  • Site: means any contiguous land or inland surface water, and groundwater areas upon or into which a discharge of petroleum or petroleum products has occurred. See Florida Regulations 62-772.200
  • Site: means the area of land or water within the property boundaries of a solid waste management facility where one or more solid waste processing, resource recovery, recycling, storage, or disposal areas are located. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Site: means "contaminated site" as defined in Florida Statutes § 376. See Florida Regulations 62-780.200
  • Site assessment: means the performance of any of the tasks or activities as described in Rules 62-780. See Florida Regulations 62-772.200
  • Site assessment: means the performance of any of the tasks or activities as described in rules 62-780. See Florida Regulations 62-780.200
  • Sludge: means a solid waste pollution control residual which is generated by any industrial or domestic wastewater treatment plant, water supply treatment plant, air pollution control facility, septic tank, grease trap, portable toilet or related operation, or any other such waste having similar characteristics. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Solid waste: means : sludge that is not regulated under the federal Clean Water Act or Clean Air Act, as well as sludge from a waste treatment works, water supply treatment plant, or air pollution control facility; or garbage, rubbish, refuse, special waste, or other discarded material, including solid, liquid, semi-solid, or contained gaseous material resulting from domestic, industrial, commercial, mining, agricultural, or governmental operations. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Solid waste combustor: means an enclosed device that uses controlled combustion, the primary purpose of which is to thermally break down solid, liquid, or gaseous combustible solid wastes to an ash residue that contains little or no combustible material. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Solid waste disposal facility: means any solid waste management facility which is the final resting place for solid waste, including landfills and incineration facilities that produce ash from the process of incinerating municipal solid waste. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Solid waste disposal unit: means a discrete area of land used for the disposal of solid waste. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Solid waste management: means the process by which solid waste is collected, transported, stored, separated, processed, or disposed of in any other way, according to an orderly, purposeful, and planned program which includes closure. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Solid waste management facility: means any solid waste disposal area, transfer station, materials recovery facility, or other facility, the purpose of which is resource recovery or the disposal, recycling, processing, or storage of solid waste. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Source removal: means the removal of free product, contaminated groundwater, contaminated sediment, or contaminated soil, or the removal of contaminants from soil or sediment that has been contaminated to the extent that leaching to groundwater or surface water has occurred or is occurring, after approval of a Remedial Action Plan pursuant to rule 62-780. See Florida Regulations 62-780.200
  • Special wastes: means solid wastes that can require special handling and management, including but not limited to, white goods, waste tires, used oil, lead-acid batteries, construction and demolition debris, ash residue, yard trash, biological wastes, and mercury-containing devices and lamps. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Spent: means has been used, removed from service and is to be discarded. See Florida Regulations 62-737.200
  • Sponsor: means the person, organization, coalition or government agency (or any combination thereof) that submits to OGT an application for OGT's acquisition or designation of lands or waterways as components of the Florida Greenways and Trails System, with the intent of being responsible for the planning, establishment, development, maintenance and/or management of the proposed project. See Florida Regulations 62S-1.100
  • Stabilized: means that biological and chemical decomposition of the wastes has ceased or diminished to a level so that such decomposition no longer poses a pollution, health, or safety hazard. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Stack system configuration as of the end of its useful life: means the maximum physical dimensions of the phosphogypsum stack system as provided by the applicant in a general plan and schedule for closure or a closure plan submitted to the Department pursuant to Rule 62-673. See Florida Regulations 62-673.200
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Subgrade: means soils native to or imported to a site, or other materials authorized by a Department permit or this chapter, which may be graded and compacted before a landfill liner system is constructed over them. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Surface water: means water upon the surface of the earth where state water quality standards apply, whether contained in bounds created naturally or artificially or diffused. See Florida Regulations 62-780.200
  • Surface water: means water upon the surface of the earth, whether contained in bounds created naturally or artificially or diffused. See Florida Regulations 62-660.200
  • Task Assignment: means written authorization by the Department to a selected PRAC to use contracted services to conduct a defined set of activities related to a Project for a Site or multiple Sites under the Waste Cleanup Program. See Florida Regulations 62-787.200
  • Task Assignment: means written authorization to use contracted services to conduct a defined set of activities related to site assessment and/or remediation activities at petroleum contamination sites. See Florida Regulations 62-772.200
  • Task Assignment Change Order: means a modification to a Task Assignment by written authorization prior to the expiration of the Task Assignment or underlying Continuing Contract. See Florida Regulations 62-787.200
  • Technical Evaluation Committee: means Department employees selected by the Department head or designee to evaluate the technical presentation portion during the Request for Qualifications. See Florida Regulations 62-787.200
  • Term Contract: is a n agreement between the Department and a vendor whereby the vendor agrees to provide an indefinite quantity of commodities or contractual services, on an indefinite delivery schedule, over a specified period of time. See Florida Regulations 62-772.200
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Tire: means a continuous solid or pneumatic rubber covering encircling the wheel of a motor vehicle. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Tire disposal: means to deposit, dump, spill or place any waste tire or residuals into or upon any structure, land or water. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Tire recycling: means any process by which waste tires or residuals are reused or returned to use in the form of products or raw materials. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Ton: means a short ton, 2000 pounds (0. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • TPOC: means temporary point of compliance. See Florida Regulations 62-780.200
  • 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.
  • transfer facility: means an in-state transportation-related facility including loading docks, parking areas, storage areas, and other similar areas, including those designated at lamp generator facilities during relamping activities, where shipments of universal waste lamps or devices are held during the normal course of transportation for 10 days or less. See Florida Regulations 62-737.200
  • Transfer station: means a facility the primary purpose of which is to store or hold solid waste for transport to a processing or disposal facility. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • transporter: means any person, including a generator or other handler, engaged in the off-site transportation of universal waste lamps or devices to a handler or lamp or device destination facility by air, rail, highway or water. See Florida Regulations 62-737.200
  • Treatment: means the use of any device, system, process or method for preventing, abating, reducing, treating, separating, recycling, reclaiming, reusing, recovering, or eliminating pollutants in industrial waste. See Florida Regulations 62-660.200
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • TRPHs: means Total Recoverable Petroleum Hydrocarbons. See Florida Regulations 62-780.200
  • Truck: means a trailer, semitrailer, truck tractor and semitrailer combination, or any other vehicle operated on the roads of this state, used to transport persons or property, and propelled by power other than muscular power, but the term does not include traction engines, road rollers, such vehicles as run only upon a track, bicycles, mopeds, motorcycles or farm tractors and trailers. See Florida Regulations 62-737.200
  • 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.
  • Trustor: The person who makes or creates a trust. Also known as the grantor or settlor.
  • UCL: means upper confidence limit estimate of the arithmetic mean. See Florida Regulations 62-780.200
  • Unauthorized waste: means any type of waste that is not allowed to be accepted or managed at a solid waste management facility in accordance with rule or statutory requirements or permit conditions. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Unobligated Balance: means the amount of money remaining in the fund after the Department has made an obligation against the fund. See Florida Regulations 62-771.100
  • Uppermost aquifer: means the geologic formation nearest the natural ground surface that is an aquifer, as well as lower aquifers that are hydraulically interconnected with this aquifer within a facility's property boundary. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Used oil: means any lubricants for use in internal combustion engines that have been refined from crude oil and, as a result of use, storage, or handling, have become unsuitable for their original purpose due to the presence of impurities or loss of properties, but that may be suitable for further use as a fuel or are economically recyclable for use as a fuel. See Florida Regulations 62-780.200
  • Used oil: has the meaning given that term in rule 62-710. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Used tire: means a whole waste tire which has a minimum tread depth of 3/32 inch or greater and is suitable for use on a motor vehicle. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • User fees: Fees charged to users of goods or services provided by the government. In levying or authorizing these fees, the legislature determines whether the revenue should go into the treasury or should be available to the agency providing the goods or services.
  • VCA: means Voluntary Cleanup Agreement. See Florida Regulations 62-780.200
  • Vector: means a carrier organism that is capable of transmitting a pathogen from one organism to another. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.
  • Waste Cleanup Program: means all response action activity, regardless of funding source, excluding response actions addressed pursuant to rule Chapter 62-772, F. See Florida Regulations 62-787.200
  • Waste tire: means a tire that has been removed from a motor vehicle and has not been retreaded or regrooved. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Waste tire collection center: means a site where waste tires are collected from the public before being offered for recycling or disposal and where fewer than 1,500 tires are kept on-site on any given day. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Waste tire collector: means a person who transports more than 25 waste tires over public highways at any one time. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Waste tire processing facility: means a site where equipment is used to treat waste tires mechanically, chemically, or thermally so that the resulting material is a marketable product or is suitable for proper disposal. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Waste tire residuals: means any liquids, sludges, metals, fabric or byproducts resulting from the processing or storage of tires. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Waste tire site: means a site at which 1,500 or more waste tires are accumulated. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Wastewater: means the combination of liquid and water-carried pollutants from residences, commercial buildings, industrial plants, and institutions together with any ground water, surface runoff or leachate that may be present. See Florida Regulations 62-660.200
  • Wastewater facilities: means any or all of the following: the collection/transmission system, the treatment plant, and the disposal system. See Florida Regulations 62-660.200
  • Water quality standards: means standards comprised of designated most beneficial uses (classification of waters), the numerical and narrative criteria applied to the specific water use or classification, the Florida anti-degradation policy, and the moderating provisions contained in Chapters 62-3 and 62-4 of the F. See Florida Regulations 62-660.200
  • Water quality standards and criteria: means , unless otherwise specified, those standards and criteria set forth in chapters 62-302 and 62-520, F. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • White goods: means inoperative and discarded refrigerators, ranges, washers, water heaters, freezers, and other similar domestic and commercial large appliances. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Working face: means that portion of a solid waste disposal unit where waste is deposited, spread, and compacted before placement of initial cover. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.
  • Yard trash: means vegetative matter resulting from landscaping maintenance or land clearing operations and includes materials such as tree and shrub trimmings, grass clippings, palm fronds, trees and tree stumps, and associated rocks and soils. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Zone of discharge: has the meaning given it in rule 62-520. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200