Terms Used In Florida Statutes 155.21

  • Bequest: Property gifted by will.
  • 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.
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • person: includes individuals, children, firms, associations, joint adventures, partnerships, estates, trusts, business trusts, syndicates, fiduciaries, corporations, and all other groups or combinations. See Florida Statutes 88.6011
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
Any person or persons, firm, organization, corporation or society, public or private, desiring to make donations of money, personal property, or real estate for the benefit of such hospital shall have the right to vest title of the money, personal property, or real estate so donated in said county, to be controlled when accepted by the board of hospital trustees of said hospital, according to the terms of the deed, gift, devise, or bequest of such property.