§ 392.501 Short title
§ 392.51 Tuberculosis control
§ 392.52 Definitions
§ 392.53 Reporting required
§ 392.54 Contact investigation
§ 392.545 Naming of persons subject to proceedings
§ 392.55 Physical examination and treatment
§ 392.56 Hospitalization, placement, and residential isolation
§ 392.565 Execution of certificate for involuntary hold
§ 392.57 Emergency hold
§ 392.58 Service of notice and processes; duties of sheriff
§ 392.59 Forms to be developed
§ 392.60 Right of appeal; immediate release
§ 392.61 Community tuberculosis control programs
§ 392.62 Hospitalization and placement programs
§ 392.63 Temporary leave
§ 392.64 Adherence to treatment; treatment plan; penalties
§ 392.65 Confidentiality
§ 392.655 Prisoners
§ 392.66 Rules
§ 392.67 Unlawful acts; penalties for violation
§ 392.68 Fees and other compensation

Terms Used In Florida Statutes > Chapter 392

  • Active tuberculosis: means tuberculosis disease that is demonstrated to be contagious by clinical or bacteriological evidence, or by other means as determined by rule of the department. See Florida Statutes 489.1455
  • Administrative Procedures Committee: means a committee designated by joint rule of the Legislature or by agreement between the President of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives. See Florida Statutes 88.6011
  • 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.
  • Alarm system: means any electrical device, signaling device, or combination of electrical devices used to signal or detect a burglary, fire, robbery, or medical emergency. See Florida Statutes 489.505
  • Alarm system contractor: means a person whose business includes the execution of contracts requiring the ability, experience, science, knowledge, and skill to lay out, fabricate, install, maintain, alter, repair, monitor, inspect, replace, or service alarm systems for compensation, including, but not limited to, all types of alarm systems for all purposes. See Florida Statutes 489.505
  • Alarm system contractor I: means an alarm system contractor whose business includes all types of alarm systems for all purposes. See Florida Statutes 489.505
  • Alarm system contractor II: means an alarm system contractor whose business includes all types of alarm systems other than fire, for all purposes, except as herein provided. See Florida Statutes 489.505
  • Amortization: Paying off a loan by regular installments.
  • 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.
  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Baseline: Projection of the receipts, outlays, and other budget amounts that would ensue in the future without any change in existing policy. Baseline projections are used to gauge the extent to which proposed legislation, if enacted into law, would alter current spending and revenue levels.
  • Board: means the Construction Industry Licensing Board. See Florida Statutes 489.105
  • Burglar alarm system agent: means a person:
    (a) Who is employed by a licensed alarm system contractor or licensed electrical contractor;
    (b) Who is performing duties which are an element of an activity which constitutes alarm system contracting requiring licensure under this part; and
    (c) Whose specific duties include any of the following: altering, installing, maintaining, moving, repairing, replacing, servicing, selling, or monitoring an intrusion or burglar alarm system for compensation. See Florida Statutes 489.505
  • Certificate: means a geographically unlimited certificate of competency issued by the department as provided in this part. See Florida Statutes 489.505
  • Certificateholder: means a contractor who has obtained a certificate of competency. See Florida Statutes 489.505
  • Certification: means the act of obtaining or holding a certificate of competency from the department as provided in this part. See Florida Statutes 489.105
  • Certification: means the act of obtaining or holding a certificate of competency from the department as provided in this part. See Florida Statutes 489.505
  • Certified alarm system contractor: means an alarm system contractor who possesses a certificate of competency issued by the department. See Florida Statutes 489.505
  • Certified electrical contractor: means an electrical contractor who possesses a certificate of competency issued by the department. See Florida Statutes 489.505
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Contracting: means , except as exempted in this part, engaging in business as a contractor and includes, but is not limited to, performance of any of the acts as set forth in subsection (3) which define types of contractors. See Florida Statutes 489.105
  • Contracting: means , except where exempted in this part, engaging in business as a contractor or performing electrical or alarm work for compensation and includes, but is not limited to, performance of any of the acts found in subsections (2) and (12), which define the services which a contractor is allowed to perform. See Florida Statutes 489.505
  • Contractor: means the person who is qualified for, and is only responsible for, the project contracted for and means, except as exempted in this part, the person who, for compensation, undertakes to, submits a bid to, or does himself or herself or by others construct, repair, alter, remodel, add to, demolish, subtract from, or improve any building or structure, including related improvements to real estate, for others or for resale to others; and whose job scope is substantially similar to the job scope described in one of the paragraphs of this subsection. See Florida Statutes 489.105
  • Contractor: means a person who is qualified to engage in the business of electrical or alarm system contracting pursuant to a certificate or registration issued by the department. See Florida Statutes 489.505
  • 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.
  • County health department: means an agency or entity designated as such in chapter 154. See Florida Statutes 489.1455
  • Cross examine: Questioning of a witness by the attorney for the other side.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Department: means the Department of Health. See Florida Statutes 489.1455
  • Department: means the Department of Business and Professional Regulation. See Florida Statutes 489.105
  • Department: means the Department of Business and Professional Regulation. See Florida Statutes 489.505
  • Directly observed therapy: means treatment in which a patient ingests medications under the observation of a health care provider or other responsible party. See Florida Statutes 489.1455
  • 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.
  • Fire alarm system agent: means a person:
    (a) Who is employed by a licensed fire alarm contractor or certified unlimited electrical contractor;
    (b) Who is performing duties which are an element of an activity that constitutes fire alarm system contracting requiring certification under this part; and
    (c) Whose specific duties include any of the following: altering, installing, maintaining, moving, repairing, replacing, servicing, selling, or monitoring a fire alarm system for compensation. See Florida Statutes 489.505
  • 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.
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • 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.
  • Lawsuit: A legal action started by a plaintiff against a defendant based on a complaint that the defendant failed to perform a legal duty, resulting in harm to the plaintiff.
  • 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
  • Licensure: means any type of certification or registration provided for in this part. See Florida Statutes 489.505
  • minor: includes any person who has not attained the age of 18 years. See Florida Statutes 88.6011
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Monitoring: means to receive electrical or electronic signals originating from any structure within the state or outside the state, regardless of whether those signals are relayed through a jurisdiction outside the state, where such signals are produced by any security, medical, fire, or burglar alarm, closed-circuit television camera, access-control system, or related or similar protective system and are intended by design to initiate a response thereto. See Florida Statutes 489.505
  • Nationally recognized testing laboratory: means an organization that the Occupational Safety and Health Administration has legally recognized to be in compliance with 29 C. See Florida Statutes 489.505
  • 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.
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • 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
  • Personal emergency response system: means any device which is simply plugged into a telephone jack or electrical receptacle and which is designed to initiate a telephone call to a person who responds to, or has a responsibility to determine the proper response to, personal emergencies, but does not include hard-wired or wireless alarm systems designed to detect intrusion or fire. See Florida Statutes 489.505
  • 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
  • Precedent: A court decision in an earlier case with facts and law similar to a dispute currently before a court. Precedent will ordinarily govern the decision of a later similar case, unless a party can show that it was wrongly decided or that it differed in some significant way.
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Registered alarm system contractor I: means an alarm system contractor whose business includes all types of alarm systems for all purposes and who is registered with the department pursuant to…. See Florida Statutes 489.505
  • Registered alarm system contractor II: means an alarm system contractor whose business includes all types of alarm systems, other than fire, for all purposes and who is registered with the department pursuant to…. See Florida Statutes 489.505
  • Registered electrical contractor: means an electrical contractor who has registered with the department pursuant to fulfilling the competency requirements in the jurisdiction for which the registration is issued. See Florida Statutes 489.505
  • Registrant: means a person who has registered with the department pursuant to the requirements of this part. See Florida Statutes 489.505
  • Registration: means registration with the department as provided in this part. See Florida Statutes 489.105
  • Registration: means registration with the department as provided in this part. See Florida Statutes 489.505
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • Specialty contractor: means a contractor whose scope of practice is limited to a specific segment of electrical or alarm system contracting established in a category adopted by board rule, including, but not limited to, residential electrical contracting, maintenance of electrical fixtures, and fabrication, erection, installation, and maintenance of electrical advertising signs together with the interrelated parts and supports thereof. See Florida Statutes 489.505
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Threat to the public health: means a rebuttable presumption that a person has active tuberculosis and:
    (a) Is not taking medications as prescribed;
    (b) Is not following the recommendations of the treating physician;
    (c) Is not seeking treatment for signs and symptoms compatible with tuberculosis; or
    (d) Evidences a disregard for the health of the public. See Florida Statutes 489.1455
  • treatment to cure: means the completion of a course of antituberculosis treatment. See Florida Statutes 489.1455
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • Tuberculosis: means a disease caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis, Mycobacterium bovis, or Mycobacterium africanum. See Florida Statutes 489.1455
  • unlimited electrical contractor: means a person who conducts business in the electrical trade field and who has the experience, knowledge, and skill to install, repair, alter, add to, or design, in compliance with law, electrical wiring, fixtures, appliances, apparatus, raceways, conduit, or any part thereof, which generates, transmits, transforms, or utilizes electrical energy in any form, including the electrical installations and systems within plants and substations, all in compliance with applicable plans, specifications, codes, laws, and regulations. See Florida Statutes 489.505
  • 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
  • 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