§ 493.6301 Classes of licenses
§ 493.6302 Fees
§ 493.6303 License requirements
§ 493.6304 Security officer school or training facility
§ 493.6305 Uniforms, required wear; exceptions
§ 493.631 Temporary detention by a licensed security officer or licensed security agency manager at critical infrastructure facilities

Terms Used In Florida Statutes > Chapter 493 > Part III

  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Beneficiary: A person who is entitled to receive the benefits or proceeds of a will, trust, insurance policy, retirement plan, annuity, or other contract. Source: OCC
  • Beyond the safe management capabilities of the service provider: refers to an individual who is in need of:
    (a) Supervision;
    (b) Medical care; or
    (c) Services,

    beyond that which the service provider or service component can deliver. See Florida Statutes 397.311

  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • component: means a discrete operational entity within a service provider which is subject to licensing as defined by rule. See Florida Statutes 397.311
  • 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.
  • Court: means the court of legal jurisdiction in the context in which the term is used in this chapter. See Florida Statutes 397.311
  • Department: means the Department of Children and Families. See Florida Statutes 397.311
  • Department: means the Department of Corrections. See Florida Statutes 397.753
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Director: means the chief administrative or executive officer of a service provider or recovery residence. See Florida Statutes 397.311
  • Electronic funds transfer: The transfer of money between accounts by consumer electronic systems-such as automated teller machines (ATMs) and electronic payment of bills-rather than by check or cash. (Wire transfers, checks, drafts, and paper instruments do not fall into this category.) Source: OCC
  • Elevator: means one of the following mechanical devices:
    (a) A hoisting and lowering mechanism, equipped with a car and platform that moves in guide rails and serves two or more landings to transport material or passengers or both. See Florida Statutes 493.631
  • evaluation: means a systematic measurement of a service provider's achievement of desired individual or service outcomes. See Florida Statutes 397.311
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Habitual abuser: means a person who is brought to the attention of law enforcement for being substance impaired, who meets the criteria for involuntary admission in…. See Florida Statutes 397.311
  • Individual: means a person who receives alcohol or other drug abuse treatment services delivered by a service provider. See Florida Statutes 397.311
  • Inmate: means any person committed by a court of competent jurisdiction to the custody of the Department of Corrections, including transfers from federal and state agencies under the Interstate Corrections Compact. See Florida Statutes 397.753
  • Inmate substance abuse services: means any service component as defined in…. See Florida Statutes 397.753
  • Intervention: means structured services directed toward individuals or groups at risk of substance abuse and focused on reducing or impeding those factors associated with the onset or the early stages of substance abuse and related problems. See Florida Statutes 397.311
  • 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.
  • Licensed service provider: means a public agency under this chapter, a private for-profit or not-for-profit agency under this chapter, a physician or any other private practitioner licensed under this chapter, or a hospital that offers substance abuse services through one or more licensed service components. See Florida Statutes 397.311
  • minor: includes any person who has not attained the age of 18 years. See Florida Statutes 88.6011
  • oath: includes affirmations. See Florida Statutes 88.6011
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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
  • Prevention: means a process involving strategies that are aimed at the individual, family, community, or substance and that preclude, forestall, or impede the development of substance use problems and promote responsible lifestyles. See Florida Statutes 397.311
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • provider: means a public agency, a private for-profit or not-for-profit agency, a person who is a private practitioner, or a hospital licensed under this chapter or exempt from licensure under this chapter. See Florida Statutes 397.311
  • Screening: means the gathering of initial information to be used in determining a person's need for assessment, services, or referral. See Florida Statutes 397.311
  • secure facility: includes addictions receiving facilities and facilities authorized by local ordinance for the treatment of habitual abusers. See Florida Statutes 397.311
  • Substance abuse: means the misuse or abuse of, or dependence on alcohol, illicit drugs, or prescription medications. See Florida Statutes 397.311
  • substance abuse impaired: means a condition involving the use of alcoholic beverages or any psychoactive or mood-altering substance in such a manner as to induce mental, emotional, or physical problems and cause socially dysfunctional behavior. See Florida Statutes 397.311
  • Substate entity: means a departmental office designated to serve a geographical area specified by the department. See Florida Statutes 397.311
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Treatment plan: means an immediate and a long-range plan based upon an individual's assessed needs and used to address and monitor an individual's recovery from substance abuse. See Florida Statutes 397.311
  • veteran: means a person who served in the active military, naval, or air service and who was discharged or released under honorable conditions only or who later received an upgraded discharge under honorable conditions, notwithstanding any action by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs on individuals discharged or released with other than honorable discharges. See Florida Statutes 88.6011
  • 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