§ 314.01 Appointment
§ 314.02 Bond
§ 314.04 Deputies
§ 314.05 Duties as to boarding vessel
§ 314.06 Stationing vessels
§ 314.07 Duties as to the loading or unloading of vessels
§ 314.08 Fees
§ 314.09 Change of station
§ 314.10 Recovery of double amount

Terms Used In Florida Statutes > Chapter 314

  • Active treatment: means the provision of services by an interdisciplinary team which are necessary to maximize a client's individual independence or prevent regression or loss of functional status. See Florida Statutes 400.960
  • Agency: means the Agency for Health Care Administration. See Florida Statutes 400.960
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Client: means any person determined by the Agency for Persons with Disabilities to be eligible for developmental services. See Florida Statutes 400.960
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • 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.
  • Escrow: Money given to a third party to be held for payment until certain conditions are met.
  • 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.
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • Intermediate care facility for the developmentally disabled: means a residential facility licensed and certified in accordance with state law, and certified by the Federal Government, pursuant to the Social Security Act, as a provider of Medicaid services to persons who have developmental disabilities. See Florida Statutes 400.960
  • 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.
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • 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.
  • 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: 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
  • Restraint: means a physical device, method, or drug used to control behavior. See Florida Statutes 400.960
  • Seclusion: means the physical segregation of a person in any fashion or the involuntary isolation of a person in a room or area from which the person is prevented from leaving. See Florida Statutes 400.960
  • 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.
  • Tort: A civil wrong or breach of a duty to another person, as outlined by law. A very common tort is negligent operation of a motor vehicle that results in property damage and personal injury in an automobile accident.
  • 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