§ 492.101 Purpose
§ 492.102 Definitions
§ 492.103 Board of Professional Geologists
§ 492.104 Rulemaking authority
§ 492.105 Licensure by examination; requirements; fees
§ 492.1051 Registered geologist-in-training; requirements
§ 492.106 Provisional licenses
§ 492.107 Seals
§ 492.108 Licensure by endorsement; requirements; fees
§ 492.109 Renewal of license; fees
§ 492.1101 Inactive status
§ 492.111 Practice of professional geology by a firm, corporation, or partnership
§ 492.112 Prohibitions; penalties
§ 492.113 Disciplinary proceedings
§ 492.114 Lost, destroyed, stolen, or mutilated licenses
§ 492.115 Roster of licensed professional geologists
§ 492.116 Exemptions
§ 492.1165 Construction of chapter

Terms Used In Florida Statutes > Chapter 492 - Professional Geology

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 1.01
  • 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.
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.