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.
dental laboratory: as used in this chapter :
(1) Includes any person, firm, or corporation who performs for a fee of any kind, gratuitously, or otherwise, directly or through an agent or employee, by any means or method, or who in any way supplies or manufactures artificial substitutes for the natural teeth, or who furnishes, supplies, constructs, or reproduces or repairs any prosthetic denture, bridge, or appliance to be worn in the human mouth or who in any way holds itself out as a dental laboratory. See Florida Statutes 585.003
Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
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
It shall be unlawful for any person, firm, or corporation to operate as a dental laboratory as defined in this chapter, except those registered as provided in s. 466.032. Violation shall constitute a misdemeanor of the second degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082 or s. 775.083.