§ 218.50 Short title
§ 218.501 Purposes
§ 218.502 Definition
§ 218.503 Determination of financial emergency
§ 218.5031 Ratification of certain municipal parking surcharges
§ 218.504 Cessation of state action

Terms Used In Florida Statutes > Chapter 218 > Part V - Local Governmental Entity and District School Board Financial Emergencies

  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Bankruptcy: Refers to statutes and judicial proceedings involving persons or businesses that cannot pay their debts and seek the assistance of the court in getting a fresh start. Under the protection of the bankruptcy court, debtors may discharge their debts, perhaps by paying a portion of each debt. Bankruptcy judges preside over these proceedings.
  • 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.
  • Legislative Auditing Committee: means a committee or committees designated by joint rule of the Legislature, by the President of the Senate or the Speaker of the House of Representatives, or by agreement between the President of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives. See Florida Statutes 1.01
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.