§ 331.301 Short title
§ 331.3011 Legislative findings and intent
§ 331.302 Space Florida; creation; purpose
§ 331.303 Definitions
§ 331.304 Spaceport territory
§ 331.305 Powers of Space Florida
§ 331.3051 Duties of Space Florida
§ 331.306 Federal airspace notification
§ 331.307 Development of Cape San Blas facility
§ 331.3081 Board of directors
§ 331.309 Treasurer; depositories; fiscal agent
§ 331.310 Powers and duties of the board of directors
§ 331.3101 Space Florida; travel and entertainment expenses
§ 331.311 Exercise by Space Florida of its powers within municipalities and other political subdivisions
§ 331.312 Furnishing facilities and services within the spaceport territory
§ 331.313 Power of Space Florida with respect to roads
§ 331.316 Rates, fees, rentals, tolls, fares, and charges; procedure for adoption and modification; minimum revenue requirements
§ 331.317 Recovery of delinquent charges
§ 331.318 Discontinuance of service
§ 331.319 Comprehensive planning; building and safety codes
§ 331.320 Additional powers of board
§ 331.321 Federal and other funds and aid
§ 331.322 Agreements with municipalities within any spaceport territory
§ 331.323 Cooperative agreements with the state, counties, and municipalities
§ 331.324 Contracts, grants, and contributions
§ 331.325 Environmental permits
§ 331.326 Information relating to trade secrets confidential
§ 331.327 Foreign trade zone
§ 331.328 Sovereign immunity
§ 331.329 Changing boundary lines; annexation and exclusion of lands; creation of municipalities within the geographical limits of any spaceport territory; limitations on the furnishing of services within annexed areas
§ 331.330 Enforcement and penalties
§ 331.331 Revenue bonds
§ 331.332 Issuance of additional bonds
§ 331.333 Refunding bonds
§ 331.334 Pledging assessments and other revenues and properties as additional security on bonds
§ 331.335 Lien of pledges
§ 331.336 Issuance of bond anticipation notes
§ 331.337 Short-term borrowing
§ 331.338 Trust agreements
§ 331.339 Sale of bonds
§ 331.340 Authorization and form of bonds
§ 331.341 Interim certificates; replacement certificates
§ 331.342 Negotiability of bonds
§ 331.343 Defeasance
§ 331.344 Bonds as legal investment or security
§ 331.345 Covenants
§ 331.346 Validity of bonds; validation proceedings
§ 331.347 Act furnishes full authority for issuance of bonds
§ 331.348 Investment of funds
§ 331.349 Fiscal year of Space Florida
§ 331.350 Insurance coverage of Space Florida; safety program
§ 331.351 Participation by women, minorities, and socially and economically disadvantaged business enterprises encouraged
§ 331.353 Rulemaking authority
§ 331.354 Tax exemption
§ 331.355 Use of name; ownership rights to intellectual property
§ 331.360 Joint participation agreement or assistance; spaceport master plan
§ 331.369 Space Industry Workforce Initiative
§ 331.370 Space and aerospace infrastructure
§ 331.371 Strategic space infrastructure investment

Terms Used In Florida Statutes > Chapter 331 > Part II

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Classification: means the method by which a business or group of businesses is identified by size or type, or both. See Florida Statutes 331.338
  • Communications services: means the transmission, conveyance, or routing of voice, data, audio, video, or any other information or signals, including video services, to a point, or between or among points, by or through any electronic, radio, satellite, cable, optical, microwave, or other medium or method now in existence or hereafter devised, regardless of the protocol used for such transmission or conveyance. See Florida Statutes 328.74
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • 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.
  • Customer: means :
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Dealer: means a person registered with the department as a provider of communications services in this state. See Florida Statutes 328.74
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Department: means the Department of Revenue. See Florida Statutes 328.74
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • Direct-to-home satellite service: has the meaning ascribed in the Communications Act of 1934, 47 U. See Florida Statutes 328.74
  • Distribution company: means any person owning or operating local electric or natural or manufactured gas utility distribution facilities within this state for the transmission, delivery, and sale of electricity or natural or manufactured gas. See Florida Statutes 331.331
  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
  • Electronic funds transfer: The transfer of money between accounts by consumer electronic systems-such as automated teller machines (ATMs) and electronic payment of bills-rather than by check or cash. (Wire transfers, checks, drafts, and paper instruments do not fall into this category.) Source: OCC
  • Enhanced zip code: means a United States postal zip code of 9 or more digits. See Florida Statutes 328.74
  • Enterprise zone: means an area designated as an enterprise zone pursuant to…. See Florida Statutes 331.338
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Ex officio: Literally, by virtue of one's office.
  • Executor: A male person named in a will to carry out the decedent
  • Fair Credit Reporting Act: A federal law, established in 1971 and revised in 1997, that gives consumers the right to see their credit records and correct any mistakes. Source: OCC
  • Fee simple: Absolute title to property with no limitations or restrictions regarding the person who may inherit it.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • 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.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Garnishment: Generally, garnishment is a court proceeding in which a creditor asks a court to order a third party who owes money to the debtor or otherwise holds assets belonging to the debtor to turn over to the creditor any of the debtor
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Home service provider: means the facilities-based carrier or reseller with which the customer contracts for the provision of mobile communications services. See Florida Statutes 328.74
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Interrogatories: Written questions asked by one party of an opposing party, who must answer them in writing under oath; a discovery device in a lawsuit.
  • 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
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Local business tax: means the fees charged and the method by which a local governing authority grants the privilege of engaging in or managing any business, profession, or occupation within its jurisdiction. See Florida Statutes 331.338
  • Local governing authority: means the governing body of any county or incorporated municipality of this state. See Florida Statutes 331.338
  • 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.
  • oath: includes affirmations. See Florida Statutes 88.6011
  • 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
  • Person: has the meaning ascribed in…. See Florida Statutes 328.74
  • Person: means any person as defined in…. See Florida Statutes 331.331
  • Person: means any individual, firm, partnership, joint adventure, syndicate, or other group or combination acting as a unit, association, corporation, estate, trust, business trust, trustee, executor, administrator, receiver, or other fiduciary, and includes the plural as well as the singular. See Florida Statutes 331.338
  • 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 88.6011
  • Presiding officer: A majority-party Senator who presides over the Senate and is charged with maintaining order and decorum, recognizing Members to speak, and interpreting the Senate's rules, practices and precedents.
  • Purchaser: means the person paying for or obligated to pay for communications services. See Florida Statutes 328.74
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Receipt: means the document that is issued by the local governing authority which bears the words "Local Business Tax Receipt" and evidences that the person in whose name the document is issued has complied with the provisions of this chapter relating to the business tax. See Florida Statutes 331.338
  • Recourse: An arrangement in which a bank retains, in form or in substance, any credit risk directly or indirectly associated with an asset it has sold (in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles) that exceeds a pro rata share of the bank's claim on the asset. If a bank has no claim on an asset it has sold, then the retention of any credit risk is recourse. Source: FDIC
  • registered mail: include certified mail with return receipt requested. See Florida Statutes 88.6011
  • 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.
  • Retail sale: means the sale of communications services for any purpose other than for resale or for use as a component part of or for integration into communications services to be resold in the ordinary course of business. See Florida Statutes 328.74
  • Sale: means the provision of communications services for a consideration. See Florida Statutes 328.74
  • Sales price: means the total amount charged in money or other consideration by a dealer for the sale of the right or privilege of using communications services in this state, including any property or other service, not described in paragraph (a), which is part of the sale and for which the charge is not separately itemized on a customer's bill or separately allocated under subparagraph (b)8. See Florida Statutes 328.74
  • Service address: means :
    (a) Except as otherwise provided in this section:
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Subpoena duces tecum: A command to a witness to produce documents.
  • Taxpayer: means any person liable for taxes imposed under the provisions of this chapter; any agent required to file and pay any taxes imposed hereunder; and the heirs, successors, assignees, and transferees of any such person or agent. See Florida Statutes 331.338
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • 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.
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • User fees: Fees charged to users of goods or services provided by the government. In levying or authorizing these fees, the legislature determines whether the revenue should go into the treasury or should be available to the agency providing the goods or services.
  • Utility service: means electricity for light, heat, or power; and natural or manufactured gas for light, heat, or power, including transportation, delivery, transmission, and distribution of the electricity or natural or manufactured gas. See Florida Statutes 331.331
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.
  • veteran: means a person who served in the active military, naval, or air service and who was discharged or released under honorable conditions only or who later received an upgraded discharge under honorable conditions, notwithstanding any action by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs on individuals discharged or released with other than honorable discharges. See Florida Statutes 88.6011
  • Video service: means the transmission of video, audio, or other programming service to a purchaser, and the purchaser interaction, if any, required for the selection or use of a programming service, regardless of whether the programming is transmitted over facilities owned or operated by the video service provider or over facilities owned or operated by another dealer of communications services. See Florida Statutes 328.74
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.
  • 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