§ 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

  • 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.
  • Annual public fair: means a community, county, district, regional, or state fair that is held and conducted by a fair association and permitted by the department pursuant to…. See Florida Statutes 616.001
  • 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
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • association: means an association not for profit incorporated under this chapter for the purpose of conducting and operating public fairs or expositions. See Florida Statutes 616.001
  • Authority: means the Florida State Fair Authority. See Florida Statutes 616.001
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Concession: means use by a fair association, or a grant, lease, or license to a third party, of a portion of the land under the ownership, custody, or control of a fair association for specific uses, or the right to enter upon the land for specific purposes, such as providing rides, games, food, beverage, merchandise for sale, exhibits, projects, activities, events, programs, or other uses authorized in this chapter. See Florida Statutes 616.001
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • 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.
  • Department: means the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. See Florida Statutes 616.001
  • 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.
  • Exhibit: means one or more entries entered for exhibition and constituting a unit. See Florida Statutes 616.001
  • Fee simple: Absolute title to property with no limitations or restrictions regarding the person who may inherit it.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Public fair or exposition: means a project, activity, event, or program, and use by a fair association, including, but not limited to, the annual public fair, which serves the purposes specified in…. See Florida Statutes 616.001
  • State fair: means an annual public fair that serves the entire state. See Florida Statutes 616.001
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.