§ 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

  • 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
  • Board: means the Board of Podiatric Medicine as created in this chapter. See Florida Statutes 560.143
  • 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
  • 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 560.143
  • 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
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • 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
  • 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 560.143
  • Department: means the Department of Financial Services. See Florida Statutes 560.103
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • 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.
  • Federal Reserve System: The central bank of the United States. The Fed, as it is commonly called, regulates the U.S. monetary and financial system. The Federal Reserve System is composed of a central governmental agency in Washington, D.C. (the Board of Governors) and twelve regional Federal Reserve Banks in major cities throughout the United States. Source: OCC
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Financial audit report: means a report prepared in connection with a financial audit that is conducted in accordance with generally accepted auditing standards prescribed by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants by a certified public accountant licensed to do business in the United States, and which must include:
    (a) Financial statements, including notes related to the financial statements and required supplementary information, prepared in conformity with accounting principles generally accepted in the United States. See Florida Statutes 560.103
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • 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
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • 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, or payment instruments for the purpose of transmitting the same 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
  • Net worth: means assets minus liabilities, determined in accordance with United States generally accepted accounting principles. 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 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.
  • Office: means the Office of Financial Regulation of the commission. See Florida Statutes 560.103
  • Officer: means an individual, other than a director, who participates in, or has authority to participate in, the major policymaking functions of a money services business, regardless of whether the individual has an official title or receives a salary or other compensation. See Florida Statutes 560.103
  • Payment instrument: means a check, draft, warrant, money order, travelers check, electronic instrument, or other instrument, payment of money, or monetary value whether or not negotiable. See Florida Statutes 560.103
  • 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
  • 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 560.143
  • 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
  • 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 560.143
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Responsible person: means an individual who is employed by or affiliated with a money services business and who has principal active management authority over the business decisions, actions, and activities of the money services business in this state. See Florida Statutes 560.103
  • 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.
  • 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