§ 185.01 Legislative declaration
§ 185.015 Short title
§ 185.02 Definitions
§ 185.03 Municipal police officers’ retirement trust funds; creation; applicability of provisions; participation by public safety officers.
§ 185.04 Actuarial deficits not state obligations
§ 185.05 Board of trustees; members; terms of office; meetings; legal entity; costs; attorney’s fees.
§ 185.06 General powers and duties of board of trustees
§ 185.061 Use of annuity or insurance policies
§ 185.07 Creation and maintenance of fund
§ 185.08 State excise tax on casualty insurance premiums authorized; procedure
§ 185.085 Determination of local premium tax situs
§ 185.09 Report of premiums paid; date tax payable
§ 185.10 Department of Revenue and Division of Retirement to keep accounts of deposits; disbursements
§ 185.105 Police and Firefighters’ Premium Tax Trust Fund.
§ 185.11 Funds received by municipalities, deposit in retirement trust fund
§ 185.12 Payment of excise tax credit on similar state excise or license tax
§ 185.13 Failure of insurer to comply with chapter; penalty
§ 185.16 Requirements for retirement
§ 185.161 Optional forms of retirement income
§ 185.162 Beneficiaries
§ 185.18 Disability retirement
§ 185.185 False, misleading, or fraudulent statements made to obtain public retirement benefits prohibited; penalty
§ 185.19 Separation from municipal service; refunds
§ 185.191 Lump-sum payment of small retirement income
§ 185.21 Death prior to retirement; refunds of contributions or payment of death benefits
§ 185.221 Annual report to Division of Retirement; actuarial valuations
§ 185.23 Duties of Division of Retirement; rulemaking authority; investments by State Board of Administration
§ 185.25 Exemption from tax and execution
§ 185.30 Depository for retirement fund
§ 185.31 Municipalities and boards independent of other municipalities and boards and of each other
§ 185.34 Disability in line of duty
§ 185.341 Discrimination in benefit formula prohibited; restrictions regarding designation of joint annuitants
§ 185.35 Municipalities that have their own retirement plans for police officers
§ 185.37 Termination of plan and distribution of fund
§ 185.38 Transfer to another state retirement system; benefits payable
§ 185.39 Applicability
§ 185.50 Retiree health insurance subsidy
§ 185.60 Optional participation

Terms Used In Florida Statutes > Chapter 185

  • Accessible electronic information and information technology: means electronic information and information technology that conforms to the standards for accessible electronic information and information technology as set forth by…. See Florida Statutes 282.602
  • agency computing facility: means agency space containing fewer than a total of 10 physical or logical servers, but excluding single, logical-server installations that exclusively perform a utility function such as file and print servers. See Florida Statutes 282.0041
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Annuity: A periodic (usually annual) payment of a fixed sum of money for either the life of the recipient or for a fixed number of years. A series of payments under a contract from an insurance company, a trust company, or an individual. Annuity payments are made at regular intervals over a period of more than one full year.
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Beneficiary: A person who is entitled to receive the benefits or proceeds of a will, trust, insurance policy, retirement plan, annuity, or other contract. Source: OCC
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • 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.
  • Customer entity: means an entity that obtains services from the Department of Management Services. See Florida Statutes 282.0041
  • Data: means a subset of structured information in a format that allows such information to be electronically retrieved and transmitted. See Florida Statutes 282.0041
  • Department: means the Department of Management Services. See Florida Statutes 282.0041
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Disaster recovery: means the process, policies, procedures, and infrastructure related to preparing for and implementing recovery or continuation of an agency's vital technology infrastructure after a natural or human-induced disaster. See Florida Statutes 282.0041
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Electronic information and information technology: includes information technology and any equipment or interconnected system or subsystem of equipment that is used in creating, converting, or duplicating data or information. See Florida Statutes 282.602
  • Entitlement: A Federal program or provision of law that requires payments to any person or unit of government that meets the eligibility criteria established by law. Entitlements constitute a binding obligation on the part of the Federal Government, and eligible recipients have legal recourse if the obligation is not fulfilled. Social Security and veterans' compensation and pensions are examples of entitlement programs.
  • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Event: means an observable occurrence in a system or network. See Florida Statutes 282.0041
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Fair market value: The price at which an asset would change hands in a transaction between a willing, informed buyer and a willing, informed seller.
  • Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation: A government corporation that insures the deposits of all national and state banks that are members of the Federal Reserve System. Source: OCC
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Incident: means a violation or imminent threat of violation, whether such violation is accidental or deliberate, of information technology resources, security, policies, or practices. See Florida Statutes 282.0041
  • Information technology: means any equipment or interconnected system or subsystem of equipment that is used in the automatic acquisition, storage, manipulation, management, movement, control, display, switching, interchange, transmission, or reception of data or information. See Florida Statutes 282.602
  • Information technology: means equipment, hardware, software, firmware, programs, systems, networks, infrastructure, media, and related material used to automatically, electronically, and wirelessly collect, receive, access, transmit, display, store, record, retrieve, analyze, evaluate, process, classify, manipulate, manage, assimilate, control, communicate, exchange, convert, converge, interface, switch, or disseminate information of any kind or form. See Florida Statutes 282.0041
  • Information technology policy: means a definite course or method of action selected from among one or more alternatives that guide and determine present and future decisions. See Florida Statutes 282.0041
  • Information technology security: means the protection afforded to an automated information system in order to attain the applicable objectives of preserving the integrity, availability, and confidentiality of data, information, and information technology resources. See Florida Statutes 282.0041
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Interest rate: The amount paid by a borrower to a lender in exchange for the use of the lender's money for a certain period of time. Interest is paid on loans or on debt instruments, such as notes or bonds, either at regular intervals or as part of a lump sum payment when the issue matures. Source: OCC
  • 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.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • National Bank: A bank that is subject to the supervision of the Comptroller of the Currency. The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency is a bureau of the U.S. Treasury Department. A national bank can be recognized because it must have "national" or "national association" in its name. Source: OCC
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Open data: means data collected or created by a state agency and structured in a way that enables the data to be fully discoverable and usable by the public. See Florida Statutes 282.0041
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Performance metrics: means the measures of an organization's activities and performance. See Florida Statutes 282.0041
  • 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.
  • Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.
  • political subdivision: include counties, cities, towns, villages, special tax school districts, special road and bridge districts, bridge districts, and all other districts in this state. See Florida Statutes 88.6011
  • Precedent: A court decision in an earlier case with facts and law similar to a dispute currently before a court. Precedent will ordinarily govern the decision of a later similar case, unless a party can show that it was wrongly decided or that it differed in some significant way.
  • Project: means an endeavor that has a defined start and end point; is undertaken to create or modify a unique product, service, or result; and has specific objectives that, when attained, signify completion. See Florida Statutes 282.0041
  • Project oversight: means an independent review and analysis of an information technology project that provides information on the project's scope, completion timeframes, and budget and that identifies and quantifies issues or risks affecting the successful and timely completion of the project. See Florida Statutes 282.0041
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Risk assessment: means the process of identifying security risks, determining their magnitude, and identifying areas needing safeguards. See Florida Statutes 282.0041
  • Service level: means the key performance indicators (KPI) of an organization or service which must be regularly performed, monitored, and achieved. See Florida Statutes 282.0041
  • Service-level agreement: means a written contract between the Department of Management Services and a customer entity which specifies the scope of services provided, service level, the duration of the agreement, the responsible parties, and service costs. See Florida Statutes 282.0041
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • Standards: means required practices, controls, components, or configurations established by an authority. See Florida Statutes 282.0041
  • State agency: means any agency of the executive, legislative, or judicial branch of state government. See Florida Statutes 282.602
  • State agency: means any official, officer, commission, board, authority, council, committee, or department of the executive branch of state government; the Justice Administrative Commission; and the Public Service Commission. See Florida Statutes 282.0041
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • SUNCOM Network: means the state enterprise telecommunications system that provides all methods of electronic or optical telecommunications beyond a single building or contiguous building complex and used by entities authorized as network users under this part. See Florida Statutes 282.0041
  • Telecommunications: means the science and technology of communication at a distance, including electronic systems used in the transmission or reception of information. See Florida Statutes 282.0041
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • Undue burden: means significant difficulty or expense. See Florida Statutes 282.602
  • Variance: means a calculated value that illustrates how far positive or negative a projection has deviated when measured against documented estimates within a project plan. See Florida Statutes 282.0041
  • writing: includes handwriting, printing, typewriting, and all other methods and means of forming letters and characters upon paper, stone, wood, or other materials. See Florida Statutes 88.6011