Terms Used In Florida Statutes 456.006

  • Board: means any board or commission, or other statutorily created entity to the extent such entity is authorized to exercise regulatory or rulemaking functions, within the department, except that, for ss. See Florida Statutes 456.001
  • Department: means the Department of Health. See Florida Statutes 456.001
  • 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.
Each board under the jurisdiction of the department may be contacted through the headquarters of the department in the City of Tallahassee.