§ 461.001 Legislative findings; intent; scope
§ 461.002 Exceptions
§ 461.003 Definitions
§ 461.004 Board of Podiatric Medicine; membership; appointment; terms
§ 461.005 Rulemaking authority
§ 461.006 Licensure by examination
§ 461.007 Renewal of license
§ 461.008 Inactive status
§ 461.009 Itemized patient billing
§ 461.012 Violations and penalties
§ 461.013 Grounds for disciplinary action; action by the board; investigations by department
§ 461.0131 Emergency procedures for disciplinary action
§ 461.0134 Prescription or administration of dimethyl sulfoxide (DMSO); written release and information requirements
§ 461.0135 Operation of X-ray machines by podiatric X-ray assistants
§ 461.014 Residency
§ 461.0155 Medical assistants
§ 461.018 Limited scope of practice; area of need

Terms Used In Florida Statutes > Chapter 461 - Podiatric Medicine

  • 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.
  • Affiliated party: means a control person, employee, or foreign affiliate of a money services business, or a person who has a controlling interest in a money services business as provided in…. See Florida Statutes 560.103
  • 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.
  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • Appropriate regulator: means a state, federal, or foreign agency that has been granted authority to enforce state, federal, or foreign laws related to a money services business or deferred presentment provider. See Florida Statutes 560.103
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Authorized vendor: means a person designated by a money services business licensed under part II of this chapter to act on behalf of the licensee at locations in this state pursuant to a written contract with the licensee. See Florida Statutes 560.103
  • 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.
  • Board: means the Board of Podiatric Medicine as created in this chapter. See Florida Statutes 461.003
  • Branch office: means the physical location, other than the principal place of business, of a money services business operated by a licensee under this chapter. See Florida Statutes 560.103
  • Cashing: means providing currency for payment instruments except for travelers checks. See Florida Statutes 560.103
  • Check casher: means a person who sells currency in exchange for payment instruments received, except travelers checks. See Florida Statutes 560.103
  • Commission: means the Financial Services Commission. See Florida Statutes 560.103
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Compliance officer: means the individual in charge of overseeing, managing, and ensuring that a money services business is in compliance with all state and federal laws and rules relating to money services businesses, as applicable, including all money laundering laws and rules. See Florida Statutes 560.103
  • Conductor: means a natural person who presents himself or herself to a licensee for purposes of cashing a payment instrument. See Florida Statutes 560.103
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Control person: means any of the following:
    (a) A person who holds the title of president, chief executive officer, chief financial officer, chief operations officer, chief legal officer, or compliance officer for a money services business. See Florida Statutes 560.103
  • 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.
  • Currency: means the coin and paper money of the United States or of any other country which is designated as legal tender and which circulates and is customarily used and accepted as a medium of exchange in the country of issuance. See Florida Statutes 560.103
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Deferred presentment provider: means a person who is licensed under part II or part III of this chapter and has filed a declaration of intent with the office to engage in deferred presentment transactions as provided under part IV of this chapter. See Florida Statutes 560.103
  • Department: means the Department of Health. See Florida Statutes 461.003
  • Department: means the Department of Financial Services. See Florida Statutes 560.103
  • direct supervision: means supervision whereby a podiatric physician orders the X ray, remains on the premises while the X ray is being performed and exposed, and approves the work performed before dismissal of the patient. See Florida Statutes 461.003
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Electronic instrument: means a card, tangible object, or other form of electronic payment used for the transmission, payment, or exchange of currency or monetary value, including a stored value card or device that contains a microprocessor chip, magnetic stripe, or other means for storing information; that is prefunded; and for which the value is decremented upon each use. See Florida Statutes 560.103
  • 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.
  • Foreign affiliate: means a person located outside this state who has been designated by a licensee to make payments on behalf of the licensee to persons who reside outside this state. See Florida Statutes 560.103
  • Foreign currency exchanger: means a person who exchanges, for compensation, currency of the United States or a foreign government to currency of another government. See Florida Statutes 560.103
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Fraudulent identification paraphernalia: means all equipment, products, or materials of any kind that are used, intended for use, or designed for use in the misrepresentation of a customer's identity. See Florida Statutes 560.103
  • 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.
  • Legal tender: coins, dollar bills, or other currency issued by a government as official money. Source: U.S. Mint
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Licensee: means a person licensed under this chapter. See Florida Statutes 560.103
  • Location: means a branch office, mobile location, or location of an authorized vendor whose business activity is regulated under this chapter. See Florida Statutes 560.103
  • minor: includes any person who has not attained the age of 18 years. See Florida Statutes 1.01
  • Monetary value: means a medium of exchange, other than virtual currency, regardless of whether it is redeemable in currency. See Florida Statutes 560.103
  • Money services business: means any person located in or doing business in this state, from this state, or into this state from locations outside this state or country who acts as a payment instrument seller, foreign currency exchanger, check casher, or money transmitter. See Florida Statutes 560.103
  • Money transmitter: means a corporation, limited liability company, limited liability partnership, or foreign entity qualified to do business in this state which receives currency, monetary value, a payment instrument, or virtual currency for the purpose of acting as an intermediary to transmit currency, monetary value, a payment instrument, or virtual currency from one person to another location or person by any means, including transmission by wire, facsimile, electronic transfer, courier, the Internet, or through bill payment services or other businesses that facilitate such transfer within this country, or to or from this country. See Florida Statutes 560.103
  • Nolo contendere: No contest-has the same effect as a plea of guilty, as far as the criminal sentence is concerned, but may not be considered as an admission of guilt for any other purpose.
  • oath: includes affirmations. See Florida Statutes 1.01
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • 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.
  • Office: means the Office of Financial Regulation of the commission. See Florida Statutes 560.103
  • 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.
  • Payment instrument: means a check, draft, warrant, money order, travelers check, electronic instrument, or other instrument used for the transmission, exchange, or payment of currency or monetary value, regardless of whether it is negotiable. See Florida Statutes 560.103
  • Payment instrument seller: means a corporation, limited liability company, limited liability partnership, or foreign entity qualified to do business in this state which sells a payment instrument. See Florida Statutes 560.103
  • 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
  • Person: means an individual, partnership, association, trust, corporation, limited liability company, or other group, however organized, but does not include a public agency or instrumentality thereof. See Florida Statutes 560.103
  • Personal identification information: means a customer's name that, alone or together with any of the following information, may be used to identify that specific customer:
    (a) Customer's signature. See Florida Statutes 560.103
  • 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.
  • Podiatric physician: means any person licensed to practice podiatric medicine pursuant to this chapter. See Florida Statutes 461.003
  • 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
  • Practice of podiatric medicine: means the diagnosis or medical, surgical, palliative, and mechanical treatment of ailments of the human foot and leg. See Florida Statutes 461.003
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • Sells: means to sell, issue, provide, or deliver. See Florida Statutes 560.103
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • 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.
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Stored value: means currency or monetary value represented in digital electronic format, regardless of whether it is specially encrypted, and stored or capable of storage on electronic media in such a way as to be retrievable and transferred electronically. See Florida Statutes 560.103
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Subpoena duces tecum: A command to a witness to produce documents.
  • Temporary restraining order: Prohibits a person from an action that is likely to cause irreparable harm. This differs from an injunction in that it may be granted immediately, without notice to the opposing party, and without a hearing. It is intended to last only until a hearing can be held.
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Usury: Charging an illegally high interest rate on a loan. Source: OCC
  • Virtual currency: means a medium of exchange in electronic or digital format that is not currency. See Florida Statutes 560.103
  • 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