§ 256.01 Flag of United States to be displayed
§ 256.011 Display of flag on election day
§ 256.015 Display of state flag; protocol
§ 256.02 Certain officers to provide flag
§ 256.031 Department of State custodian of state flag
§ 256.032 Display of state flag at public schools
§ 256.041 Purchase of United States flag or state flag for public use
§ 256.05 Improper use of state or United States flag, or other symbol of authority
§ 256.051 Improper use or mutilation of state or Confederate flag or emblem prohibited
§ 256.06 Mutilation or disrespect of state or United States flag
§ 256.07 Exceptions
§ 256.08 Definition
§ 256.09 Penalty
§ 256.10 Mutilation of or disrespect for Confederate flags or replicas
§ 256.11 Public auditoriums; display of the United States flag
§ 256.12 Display of POW-MIA flags
§ 256.13 POW-MIA flag; display at rest areas
§ 256.14 POW-MIA flag; display at state parks
§ 256.15 Firefighter Memorial Flag
§ 256.16 Honor and Remember flag

Terms Used In Florida Statutes > Chapter 256 - Flags

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.
  • 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