Terms Used In Florida Statutes 617.0831
- Board of directors: means the group of persons vested with the management of the affairs of the corporation irrespective of the name by which such group is designated, including, but not limited to, managers or trustees. See Florida Statutes 631.827
- 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.
Except as provided in s. 617.0834, s. 607.0831 and ss. 607.0850–607.0859 apply to a corporation organized under this act and a rural electric cooperative organized under chapter 425. Any reference to “directors” in those sections includes the directors, managers, or trustees of a corporation organized under this act or of a rural electric cooperative organized under chapter 425. However, the term “director” as used in s. 607.0831 and ss. 607.0850–607.0859 does not include a director appointed by the developer to the board of directors of a condominium association under chapter 718, a cooperative association under chapter 719, a homeowners’ association defined in s. 720.301, or a timeshare managing entity under chapter 721. Any reference to “shareholders” in those sections includes members of a corporation organized under this act and members of a rural electric cooperative organized under chapter 425.