§ 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
§ 461.018 Limited scope of practice; area of need

Terms Used In Florida Statutes > Chapter 461

  • Agricultural marketing facilities: means state-owned wholesale and retail markets managed by the Bureau of State Farmers' Market. See Florida Statutes 570.02
  • Agriculture: means the science and art of production of plants and animals useful to humans, including to a variable extent the preparation of these products for human use and their disposal by marketing or otherwise, and includes aquaculture, horticulture, floriculture, viticulture, forestry, dairy, livestock, poultry, bees, and any and all forms of farm products and farm production. See Florida Statutes 570.02
  • Board: means the Board of Podiatric Medicine as created in this chapter. See Florida Statutes 570.12
  • Certified podiatric X-ray assistant: means a person who is employed by and under the direct supervision of a licensed podiatric physician to perform only those radiographic functions that are within the scope of practice of a podiatric physician licensed under this chapter. See Florida Statutes 570.12
  • Civil forfeiture: The loss of ownership of property used to conduct illegal activity.
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Agriculture. See Florida Statutes 570.02
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Department: means the Department of Health. See Florida Statutes 570.12
  • Department: means the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. See Florida Statutes 570.02
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • 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.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • 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 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.
  • 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
  • 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 570.12
  • 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 570.12
  • 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.
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • 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