Terms Used In Florida Statutes 1001.63

  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
Each Florida College System institution board of trustees is constituted a body corporate by the name of “The District Board of Trustees of   (name of Florida College System institution)  , Florida” with all the powers and duties of a body corporate, including the power to adopt a corporate seal, to contract and be contracted with, to sue or be sued, to plead and be impleaded in all courts of law or equity, and to give and receive donations. In all suits against a board of trustees, service of process shall be made on the chair of the board of trustees or, in the absence of the chair, the corporate secretary or designee of the chair.