§ 252.934 Short title
§ 252.935 Purpose
§ 252.936 Definitions
§ 252.937 Division powers and duties
§ 252.938 Funding
§ 252.939 Fees
§ 252.940 Enforcement; procedure; remedies
§ 252.941 Prohibitions, violations, penalties, intent
§ 252.942 Inspections and audits
§ 252.943 Public records
§ 252.944 Tort liability
§ 252.946 Public records

Terms Used In Florida Statutes > Chapter 252 > Part IV

  • Accidental release: means an unanticipated emission of a regulated substance into the ambient air from a stationary source. See Florida Statutes 252.936
  • Accidental Release Prevention Program: means the program to implement the accidental release prevention, detection, and response provisions of…. See Florida Statutes 252.936
  • Advice and consent: Under the Constitution, presidential nominations for executive and judicial posts take effect only when confirmed by the Senate, and international treaties become effective only when the Senate approves them by a two-thirds vote.
  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • 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
  • Audit: means a review of information at, or submitted by, a stationary source subject to…. See Florida Statutes 252.936
  • Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board: means the federal Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board created under…. See Florida Statutes 252.936
  • Clean Air Act: means the federal Clean Air Act, as amended, codified at 42 U. See Florida Statutes 252.936
  • Commission: means the State Emergency Response Commission for Hazardous Materials created by Executive Order 94-138. See Florida Statutes 252.936
  • Committee: means any local emergency planning committee established in the state under…. See Florida Statutes 252.936
  • 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.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Division: means the Division of Emergency Management in the Executive Office of the Governor. See Florida Statutes 252.936
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Foreclosure: A legal process in which property that is collateral or security for a loan may be sold to help repay the loan when the loan is in default. Source: OCC
  • Inspection: means a review of information at a stationary source subject to…. See Florida Statutes 252.936
  • 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.
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • municipality: as used in this chapter , shall mean any city, town, or village duly incorporated under the laws of the state. See Florida Statutes 180.01
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Owner or operator: means any person who owns, leases, operates, controls, or supervises any stationary source subject to…. See Florida Statutes 252.936
  • 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.
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, partnership, association, state or any agency or institution thereof, municipality, political subdivision of the state, and any agency, department, or instrumentality of the United States, and any officer, agent, or employee thereof, and, for the purposes of…. See Florida Statutes 252.936
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • 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 1.01
  • Process: means a process as that term is defined under 40 C. See Florida Statutes 252.936
  • Program level: means a Program 1, Program 2, or Program 3 stationary source level as determined under 40 C. See Florida Statutes 252.936
  • Regulated substance: means any regulated substance defined or listed under…. See Florida Statutes 252.936
  • Risk Management Plan: means the Risk Management Plan required under…. See Florida Statutes 252.936
  • 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.
  • Stationary source: means any buildings, structures, equipment, installations, or regulated substance emitting stationary activities which belong to the same industrial group, which are located on one or more contiguous properties, which are under the control of the same person (or persons under common control), and from which an accidental release may occur. See Florida Statutes 252.936
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Trust fund: means the Operating Trust Fund of the division. See Florida Statutes 252.936
  • 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 1.01