Terms Used In Florida Statutes 604.16
- 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
- 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 1.01
Except for s. 604.22(2), the provisions of ss. 604.15–604.34 do not apply to:
(1) Farmers or groups of farmers in the sale of agricultural products grown by themselves.
(2) A dealer in agricultural products who pays at the time of purchase with United States cash currency or a cash equivalent, such as a money order, cashier’s check, wire transfer, electronic funds transfer, or PIN-based debit transaction, or who pays with a credit card as defined in s. 658.995(2)(a).
(3) A dealer in agricultural products who operates as a bonded licensee under the federal Packers and Stockyards Act.
(4) Dealers who purchase less than $1,000 worth of agricultural products from Florida producers or their agents or representatives during the peak month of such purchases within the calendar year.
(5) A dealer in agricultural products to the extent that the dealer purchases agricultural products from a producer that is owned by the same person who owns the dealer, a producer that is owned solely by the dealer, or a producer that solely owns the dealer.