Part I Drugs; Devices; Cosmetics; Household Products 499.001 – 499.067
Part II Ether 499.601 – 499.79
Part III Medical Gas 499.81 – 499.94

Terms Used In Florida Statutes > Chapter 499

  • Acquittal:
    1. Judgement that a criminal defendant has not been proved guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.
    2. A verdict of "not guilty."
     
  • Active pharmaceutical ingredient: includes any substance or mixture of substances intended, represented, or labeled for use in drug manufacturing that furnishes or is intended to furnish, in a finished dosage form, any pharmacological activity or other direct effect in the diagnosis, cure, mitigation, treatment, therapy, or prevention of disease in humans or other animals, or to affect the structure or any function of the body of humans or animals. See Florida Statutes 499.003
  • Adjusted for family size: means adjusted in a manner which results in an income eligibility level which is lower for households with fewer than four people, or higher for households with more than four people, than the base income eligibility determined as provided in subsection (9), subsection (11), subsection (12), or subsection (17), based upon a formula as established by the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development. See Florida Statutes 420.0004
  • Adjusted for family size: means adjusted in a manner which results in an income eligibility level which is lower for households with fewer than four people, or higher for households with more than four people, than the base income eligibility level determined as provided in subsection (9), subsection (10), or subsection (12), based upon a formula as established by rule of the corporation. See Florida Statutes 420.602
  • Adjusted gross income: means all wages, assets, regular cash or noncash contributions or gifts from persons outside the household, and such other resources and benefits as may be determined to be income by the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development, adjusted for family size, less deductions allowable under…. See Florida Statutes 420.0004
  • Adjusted gross income: means all wages, assets, regular cash or noncash contributions or gifts from persons outside the household, and such other resources and benefits as may be determined to be income by rule of the department, adjusted for family size, less deductions allowable under…. See Florida Statutes 420.602
  • Adulterated: means a medical gas that:
    (a) Consists, in whole or in part, of impurities or deleterious substances exceeding normal specifications;
    (b) Is produced, prepared, packed, or held under conditions whereby the medical gas may have been contaminated causing it to be rendered injurious to health; or if the methods used in, or the facilities or controls used for, its manufacture, processing, packing, or holding do not conform to or are not operated or administered in conformity with current good manufacturing practices to ensure that the medical gas meets the requirements of this part as to safety and has the identity and strength and meets the quality and purity characteristics that the medical gas is represented to possess;
    (c) Is held in a container with an interior that is composed in whole or in part of a poisonous or deleterious substance that may render the contents injurious to health; or
    (d) Is represented as having a strength differing from, or quality or purity falling below, the standard set forth in the USP-NF. See Florida Statutes 499.82
  • Advertisement: means any representation disseminated in any manner or by any means, other than by labeling, for the purpose of inducing, or which is likely to induce, directly or indirectly, the purchase of drugs, devices, or cosmetics. See Florida Statutes 499.003
  • Advice and consent: Under the Constitution, presidential nominations for executive and judicial posts take effect only when confirmed by the Senate, and international treaties become effective only when the Senate approves them by a two-thirds vote.
  • Aeronautical study: means a Federal Aviation Administration study, conducted in accordance with the standards of 14 C. See Florida Statutes 333.01
  • 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.
  • Affiliate: means a business entity that has a relationship with another business entity in which, directly or indirectly:
    (a) The business entity controls, or has the power to control, the other business entity; or
    (b) A third party controls, or has the power to control, both business entities. See Florida Statutes 499.003
  • Affiliated party: means :
    (a) A director, officer, trustee, partner, or committee member of a permittee or applicant or a subsidiary or service corporation of the permittee or applicant;
    (b) A person who, directly or indirectly, manages, controls, or oversees the operation of a permittee or applicant, regardless of whether such person is a partner, shareholder, manager, member, officer, director, independent contractor, or employee of the permittee or applicant;
    (c) A person who has filed or is required to file a personal information statement pursuant to…. See Florida Statutes 499.003
  • Affirmed: In the practice of the appellate courts, the decree or order is declared valid and will stand as rendered in the lower court.
  • Affordable: means that monthly rents or monthly mortgage payments including taxes, insurance, and utilities do not exceed 30 percent of that amount which represents the percentage of the median adjusted gross annual income for the households as indicated in subsection (9), subsection (11), subsection (12), or subsection (17). See Florida Statutes 420.0004
  • Affordable: means :
    (a) With respect to a housing unit to be occupied by very-low-income persons, that monthly rents, or monthly mortgage payments including property taxes and insurance, do not exceed 30 percent of that amount which represents 50 percent of the median adjusted gross annual income for the households within the metropolitan statistical area (MSA) or, if not within an MSA, within the county in which the housing unit is located, divided by 12. See Florida Statutes 420.602
  • Affordable housing debt: means debt issued by or loans made to the corporation, counties, municipalities, or other public agencies of this state or not-for-profit corporations or for-profit entities for the purpose of providing affordable housing to residents of the state. See Florida Statutes 420.503
  • Agency: means the 1Florida Housing Finance Agency as it exists before January 1, 1998, and thereafter as previously existing under state law. See Florida Statutes 420.503
  • Airport: means any area of land or water designed and set aside for the landing and taking off of aircraft and used or to be used in the interest of the public for such purpose. See Florida Statutes 333.01
  • Airport hazard: means an obstruction to air navigation which affects the safe and efficient use of navigable airspace or the operation of planned or existing air navigation and communication facilities. See Florida Statutes 333.01
  • Airport hazard area: means any area of land or water upon which an airport hazard might be established. See Florida Statutes 333.01
  • Airport land use compatibility zoning: means airport zoning regulations governing the use of land on, adjacent to, or in the immediate vicinity of airports. See Florida Statutes 333.01
  • Airport layout plan: means a set of scaled drawings that provides a graphic representation of the existing and future development plan for the airport and demonstrates the preservation and continuity of safety, utility, and efficiency of the airport. See Florida Statutes 333.01
  • Airport master plan: means a comprehensive plan of an airport which typically describes current and future plans for airport development designed to support existing and future aviation demand. See Florida Statutes 333.01
  • Airport protection zoning regulations: means airport zoning regulations governing airport hazards. See Florida Statutes 333.01
  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • 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.
  • Amortization: Paying off a loan by regular installments.
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • Applicant: means a person applying for a permit or certification under this part. See Florida Statutes 499.003
  • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
  • 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
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Authorized investments: means any of the following securities:
    (a) Investments permitted under…. See Florida Statutes 420.503
  • Bankruptcy: Refers to statutes and judicial proceedings involving persons or businesses that cannot pay their debts and seek the assistance of the court in getting a fresh start. Under the protection of the bankruptcy court, debtors may discharge their debts, perhaps by paying a portion of each debt. Bankruptcy judges preside over these proceedings.
  • 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
  • Bequest: Property gifted by will.
  • blood: means whole blood collected from a single donor and processed for transfusion or further manufacturing, and the term "blood components" means that part of the blood separated by physical or mechanical means. See Florida Statutes 499.003
  • Board of directors: means the board of directors of the corporation created pursuant to this part. See Florida Statutes 420.102
  • Bond: means any bond, debenture, note, or other evidence of financial indebtedness issued by the corporation under and pursuant to this act. See Florida Statutes 420.503
  • Certificate of free sale: means a document prepared by the department which certifies a drug or device that is registered with the department as one that can be legally sold in the state. See Florida Statutes 499.003
  • Clerk of court: An officer appointed by the court to work with the chief judge in overseeing the court's administration, especially to assist in managing the flow of cases through the court and to maintain court records.
  • Closed pharmacy: means a pharmacy that is licensed under chapter 465 and purchases prescription drugs for use by a limited patient population and not for wholesale distribution or sale to the public. See Florida Statutes 499.003
  • Color: includes black, white, and intermediate grays. See Florida Statutes 499.003
  • Color additive: means , with the exception of any material that has been or hereafter is exempt under the federal act, a material that:
    (a) Is a dye pigment, or other substance, made by a process of synthesis or similar artifice, or extracted, isolated, or otherwise derived, with or without intermediate or final change of identity from a vegetable, animal, mineral, or other source; or
    (b) When added or applied to a drug or cosmetic or to the human body, or any part thereof, is capable alone, or through reaction with other substances, of imparting color thereto. See Florida Statutes 499.003
  • Commercial fishing worker: means a laborer who is employed on a seasonal, temporary, or permanent basis in fishing in salt water or fresh water and who derived at least 50 percent of her or his income in the immediately preceding 12 months from such employment. See Florida Statutes 420.503
  • common control: means the power to direct or cause the direction of the management and policies of a person or an organization, whether by ownership of stock, by voting rights, by contract, or otherwise. See Florida Statutes 499.003
  • Common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
  • Community housing development organization: means a nonprofit organization that has among its purposes the provision of affordable housing for low-income families and moderate-income families, maintains accountability to low-income community residents, has demonstrated the capacity to carry out affordable housing activities, and has a history of serving the local community. See Florida Statutes 420.503
  • Community-based organization: means a private corporation organized under chapter 617 to assist in the provision of housing and related services on a not-for-profit basis within a designated area, including a municipality, county, or area of more than one municipality or county. See Florida Statutes 420.602
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Contraband prescription drug: means any adulterated drug, as defined in…. See Florida Statutes 499.003
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Contract: means the contract between the executive director of the department and the corporation for provision of housing services referenced in…. See Florida Statutes 420.503
  • Contribution: means a gift, subscription, conveyance, deposit, loan, payment, or distribution of money or anything of value, including contributions in kind having an attributable monetary value in any form, made directly or indirectly for the purpose of influencing an election. See Florida Statutes 420.503
  • 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.
  • Corporation: means the Florida Housing Finance Corporation. See Florida Statutes 420.0004
  • Corporation: as used in this part , means the Florida Housing Development Corporation created pursuant to this part. See Florida Statutes 420.102
  • Corporation: means the Florida Housing Finance Corporation. See Florida Statutes 420.503
  • Corporation: means the Florida Housing Finance Corporation as created in…. See Florida Statutes 420.602
  • Cosmetic: means an article, with the exception of soap, that is:
    (a) Intended to be rubbed, poured, sprinkled, or sprayed on; introduced into; or otherwise applied to the human body or any part thereof for cleansing, beautifying, promoting attractiveness, or altering the appearance; or
    (b) Intended for use as a component of any such article. See Florida Statutes 499.003
  • Counterclaim: A claim that a defendant makes against a plaintiff.
  • Covered employee: means those corporation employees designated by rule of the corporation. See Florida Statutes 420.503
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Dealer: means any person, firm, corporation, or other entity selling, brokering, or transferring ether to anyone other than a licensed ether manufacturer, distributor, or dealer. See Florida Statutes 499.61
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Department: means the Department of Economic Opportunity. See Florida Statutes 420.0004
  • Department: means the Department of Business and Professional Regulation. See Florida Statutes 499.003
  • Department: means the Department of Economic Opportunity. See Florida Statutes 420.503
  • Department: means the Department of Transportation as created under…. See Florida Statutes 333.01
  • Department: means the Department of Business and Professional Regulation. See Florida Statutes 499.61
  • Department: means the Department of Business and Professional Regulation. See Florida Statutes 499.82
  • Department: means the Department of Economic Opportunity. See Florida Statutes 420.602
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Development costs: means the sum total of all costs incurred in the development of a project which are approved by the corporation as reasonable and necessary. See Florida Statutes 420.503
  • Device: means any instrument, apparatus, implement, machine, contrivance, implant, in vitro reagent, or other similar or related article, including its components, parts, or accessories, which is:
    (a) Recognized in the current edition of the United States Pharmacopoeia and National Formulary, or any supplement thereof,
    (b) Intended for use in the diagnosis, cure, mitigation, treatment, therapy, or prevention of disease in humans or other animals, or
    (c) Intended to affect the structure or any function of the body of humans or other animals,

    and that does not achieve any of its principal intended purposes through chemical action within or on the body of humans or other animals and which is not dependent upon being metabolized for the achievement of any of its principal intended purposes. See Florida Statutes 499.003

  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • Director: means the executive director of the Department of Economic Opportunity. See Florida Statutes 420.602
  • Disabling condition: means a diagnosable substance abuse disorder, serious mental illness, developmental disability, or chronic physical illness or disability, or the co-occurrence of two or more of these conditions, and a determination that the condition is:
    (a) Expected to be of long-continued and indefinite duration; and
    (b) Not expected to impair the ability of the person with special needs to live independently with appropriate supports. See Florida Statutes 420.0004
  • 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:
  • distribution: means to sell, purchase, trade, deliver, handle, store, or receive. See Florida Statutes 499.003
  • distribution: means to sell; offer to sell; deliver; offer to deliver; transfer by either the passage of title, physical movement, or both; broker; or give away a medical gas. See Florida Statutes 499.82
  • Distributor: means any person, firm, corporation, or other entity distributing, selling, marketing, transferring, or otherwise supplying ether to retailers, dealers, or any other entity in the primary channel of trade, but does not include retailers. See Florida Statutes 499.61
  • Division: means the Division of Bond Finance of the State Board of Administration. See Florida Statutes 420.503
  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
  • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
  • Drug: means an article that is:
    (a) Recognized in the current edition of the United States Pharmacopoeia and National Formulary, official Homeopathic Pharmacopoeia of the United States, or any supplement to any of those publications;
    (b) Intended for use in the diagnosis, cure, mitigation, treatment, therapy, or prevention of disease in humans or other animals;
    (c) Intended to affect the structure or any function of the body of humans or other animals; or
    (d) Intended for use as a component of any article specified in paragraph (a), paragraph (b), or paragraph (c), and includes active pharmaceutical ingredients, but does not include devices or their nondrug components, parts, or accessories. See Florida Statutes 499.003
  • Educational facility: means any structure, land, or use that includes a public or private kindergarten through 12th grade school, charter school, magnet school, college campus, or university campus. See Florida Statutes 333.01
  • Elderly: describes persons 62 years of age or older. See Florida Statutes 420.0004
  • Elderly: means persons 62 years of age or older; however, this definition does not prohibit housing from being deemed housing for the elderly as defined in subsection (20) if such housing otherwise meets the requirements of subsection (20). See Florida Statutes 420.503
  • Eligible persons: means one or more natural persons or a family, irrespective of race, creed, national origin, or sex, determined by the corporation pursuant to a rule to be of low, moderate, or middle income. See Florida Statutes 420.503
  • Embezzlement: In most states, embezzlement is defined as theft/larceny of assets (money or property) by a person in a position of trust or responsibility over those assets. Embezzlement typically occurs in the employment and corporate settings. Source: OCC
  • Emergency medical reasons: include :
    (a) Transfers between wholesale distributors or between a wholesale distributor and a retail pharmacy or health care entity to alleviate a temporary shortage of a medical gas arising from a long-term delay or interruption of regular distribution schedules. See Florida Statutes 499.82
  • Emergency use oxygen: means oxygen USP administered in emergency situations without a prescription for oxygen deficiency and resuscitation. See Florida Statutes 499.82
  • Entitlement: A Federal program or provision of law that requires payments to any person or unit of government that meets the eligibility criteria established by law. Entitlements constitute a binding obligation on the part of the Federal Government, and eligible recipients have legal recourse if the obligation is not fulfilled. Social Security and veterans' compensation and pensions are examples of entitlement programs.
  • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Escrow: Money given to a third party to be held for payment until certain conditions are met.
  • Essential services personnel: means natural persons or families whose total annual household income is at or below 120 percent of the area median income, adjusted for household size, and at least one of whom is employed as police or fire personnel, a child care worker, a teacher or other education personnel, health care personnel, a public employee, or a service worker. See Florida Statutes 420.503
  • Establishment: means a place of business which is at one general physical location and may extend to one or more contiguous suites, units, floors, or buildings operated and controlled exclusively by entities under common operation and control. See Florida Statutes 499.003
  • Ether: means diethyl ether in any form. See Florida Statutes 499.61
  • 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.
  • Farmworker: includes a person who has retired as a laborer due to age, disability, or illness. See Florida Statutes 420.503
  • Federal act: means the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, 21 U. See Florida Statutes 499.003
  • Federal act: means the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act. See Florida Statutes 499.82
  • Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation: A government corporation that insures the deposits of all national and state banks that are members of the Federal Reserve System. Source: OCC
  • Fee simple: Absolute title to property with no limitations or restrictions regarding the person who may inherit it.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • Financial institution: means any banking corporation or trust company, savings and loan association, insurance company, or related corporation, partnership, foundation, or other institution engaged primarily in lending or investing funds. See Florida Statutes 420.102
  • 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.
  • Fixed Rate: Having a "fixed" rate means that the APR doesn't change based on fluctuations of some external rate (such as the "Prime Rate"). In other words, a fixed rate is a rate that is not a variable rate. A fixed APR can change over time, in several circumstances:
    • You are late making a payment or commit some other default, triggering an increase to a penalty rate
    • The bank changes the terms of your account and you do not reject the change.
    • The rate expires (if the rate was fixed for only a certain period of time).
  • Foreclosure: A legal process in which property that is collateral or security for a loan may be sold to help repay the loan when the loan is in default. Source: OCC
  • Forgery: The fraudulent signing or alteration of another's name to an instrument such as a deed, mortgage, or check. The intent of the forgery is to deceive or defraud. Source: OCC
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Freight forwarder: means a person who receives prescription drugs which are owned by another person and designated by that person for export, and exports those prescription drugs. See Florida Statutes 499.003
  • Fund: means the Florida Affordable Housing Trust Fund as created in this part. See Florida Statutes 420.602
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Grand jury: agreement providing that a lender will delay exercising its rights (in the case of a mortgage,
  • Guarantor: A party who agrees to be responsible for the payment of another party's debts should that party default. Source: OCC
  • 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.
  • Health care entity: means a closed pharmacy or any person, organization, or business entity that provides diagnostic, medical, surgical, or dental treatment or care, or chronic or rehabilitative care, but does not include any wholesale distributor or retail pharmacy licensed under state law to deal in prescription drugs. See Florida Statutes 499.003
  • Health care facility: means a health care facility licensed under chapter 395. See Florida Statutes 499.003
  • Hospice: means a corporation licensed under part IV of chapter 400. See Florida Statutes 499.003
  • Hospital: means a facility as defined in…. See Florida Statutes 499.003
  • Housing for the elderly: means , for purposes of…. See Florida Statutes 420.503
  • Indemnification: In general, a collateral contract or assurance under which one person agrees to secure another person against either anticipated financial losses or potential adverse legal consequences. Source: FDIC
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Interest rate: The amount paid by a borrower to a lender in exchange for the use of the lender's money for a certain period of time. Interest is paid on loans or on debt instruments, such as notes or bonds, either at regular intervals or as part of a lump sum payment when the issue matures. Source: OCC
  • Interrogatories: Written questions asked by one party of an opposing party, who must answer them in writing under oath; a discovery device in a lawsuit.
  • 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.
  • Label: means a display of written, printed, or graphic matter upon the immediate container of any drug, device, or cosmetic. See Florida Statutes 499.003
  • Labeling: means all labels and other written, printed, or graphic matters:
    (a) Upon a drug, device, or cosmetic, or any of its containers or wrappers; or
    (b) Accompanying or related to such drug, device, or cosmetic. See Florida Statutes 499.003
  • Lawsuit: A legal action started by a plaintiff against a defendant based on a complaint that the defendant failed to perform a legal duty, resulting in harm to the plaintiff.
  • 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
  • Legacy: A gift of property made by will.
  • Lending institution: means any bank or trust company, mortgage banker, savings bank, credit union, national banking association, savings and loan association, building and loan association, insurance company, the Florida Housing Development Corporation, or other financial institution or governmental agency authorized to transact business in this state and which customarily provides service or otherwise aids in the financing of mortgages on real property located in the state. See Florida Statutes 420.503
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Local government: means a unit of local general-purpose government as defined in…. See Florida Statutes 420.503
  • Low-income persons: means one or more natural persons or a family, the total annual adjusted gross household income of which does not exceed 80 percent of the median annual adjusted gross income for households within the state, or 80 percent of the median annual adjusted gross income for households within the metropolitan statistical area (MSA) or, if not within an MSA, within the county in which the person or family resides, whichever is greater. See Florida Statutes 420.0004
  • Low-income persons: means one or more natural persons or a family, the total annual adjusted gross household income of which does not exceed 80 percent of the median annual adjusted gross income for households within the state, or 80 percent of the median annual adjusted gross income for households within the metropolitan statistical area (MSA) or, if not within an MSA, within the county in which the person or family resides, whichever is greater. See Florida Statutes 420.602
  • Manufacture: means the preparation, deriving, compounding, propagation, processing, producing, or fabrication of any drug, device, or cosmetic. See Florida Statutes 499.003
  • Manufacturer: means :
    (a) A person who holds a New Drug Application, an Abbreviated New Drug Application, a Biologics License Application, or a New Animal Drug Application approved under the federal act or a license issued under…. See Florida Statutes 499.003
  • Manufacturer: means any person, firm, corporation, or other entity preparing, deriving, producing, synthesizing, or otherwise making ether in any form or repacking, relabeling, or manipulating ether. See Florida Statutes 499.61
  • Medical convenience kit: means packages or units that contain combination products as defined in 21 C. See Florida Statutes 499.003
  • Medical gas: means any liquefied or vaporized gas that is a prescription drug, whether alone or in combination with other gases, and as defined in the federal act. See Florida Statutes 499.003
  • Medical gas: means a liquefied or vaporized gas that is a prescription drug, whether alone or in combination with other gases, and as defined in the federal act. See Florida Statutes 499.82
  • Medical gas-related equipment: means a device used as a component part or accessory used to contain or control the flow, delivery, or pressure during the administration of a medical gas, such as liquid oxygen base and portable units, pressure regulators and flow meters, and oxygen concentrators. See Florida Statutes 499.82
  • Medical oxygen: means oxygen USP which must be labeled in compliance with labeling requirements for oxygen under the federal act. See Florida Statutes 499.82
  • Members: means the members of the board of directors of the corporation. See Florida Statutes 420.503
  • minor: includes any person who has not attained the age of 18 years. See Florida Statutes 1.01
  • Misbranded: means having a label that is false or misleading; a label without the name and address of the manufacturer, packer, or distributor and without an accurate statement of the quantities of active ingredients; or a label without an accurate monograph for the medical gas, except in the case of mixtures of designated medical gases where the label identifies the component percentages of each designated medical gas used to make the mixture. See Florida Statutes 499.82
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Moderate rehabilitation: means repair or restoration of a dwelling unit when the value of such repair or restoration is 40 percent or less of the value of the dwelling unit but not less than $10,000. See Florida Statutes 420.503
  • Moderate-income persons: means one or more natural persons or a family, the total annual adjusted gross household income of which is less than 120 percent of the median annual adjusted gross income for households within the state, or 120 percent of the median annual adjusted gross income for households within the metropolitan statistical area (MSA) or, if not within an MSA, within the county in which the person or family resides, whichever is greater. See Florida Statutes 420.0004
  • Moderate-income persons: means one or more natural persons or a family, the total annual adjusted gross household income of which is less than 120 percent of the median annual adjusted gross income for households within the state, or 120 percent of the median annual adjusted gross income for households within the metropolitan statistical area (MSA) or, if not within an MSA, within the county in which the household is located, whichever is greater. See Florida Statutes 420.602
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Mortgage: means :
    (a) A mortgage, mortgage deed, deed of trust, or other instrument:
  • Mortgage loan: means a financial obligation secured by a mortgage. See Florida Statutes 420.503
  • Mortgage loan: A loan made by a lender to a borrower for the financing of real property. Source: OCC
  • Mortgagee: The person to whom property is mortgaged and who has loaned the money.
  • Mortgagor: The person who pledges property to a creditor as collateral for a loan and who receives the money.
  • National Bank: A bank that is subject to the supervision of the Comptroller of the Currency. The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency is a bureau of the U.S. Treasury Department. A national bank can be recognized because it must have "national" or "national association" in its name. Source: OCC
  • National Credit Union Administration: The federal regulatory agency that charters and supervises federal credit unions. (NCUA also administers the National Credit Union Share Insurance Fund, which insures the deposits of federal credit unions.) Source: OCC
  • New drug: means :
    (a) Any drug the composition of which is such that the drug is not generally recognized, among experts qualified by scientific training and experience to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of drugs, as safe and effective for use under the conditions prescribed, recommended, or suggested in the labeling of that drug; or
    (b) Any drug the composition of which is such that the drug, as a result of investigations to determine its safety and effectiveness for use under certain conditions, has been recognized for use under such conditions, but which drug has not, other than in those investigations, been used to a material extent or for a material time under such conditions. See Florida Statutes 499.003
  • 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.
  • Nonprofit housing corporation: means a nonprofit housing corporation incorporated pursuant to the provisions of Florida law relating to corporations not for profit. See Florida Statutes 420.102
  • oath: includes affirmations. See Florida Statutes 1.01
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • 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.
  • Obstruction: means any existing or proposed object, terrain, or structure construction or alteration that exceeds the federal obstruction standards contained in 14 C. See Florida Statutes 333.01
  • Officers: means the chair, vice chair, and secretary of the board of directors of the corporation. See Florida Statutes 420.503
  • Official compendium: means the current edition of the official United States Pharmacopoeia and National Formulary, or any supplement thereto. See Florida Statutes 499.003
  • 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.
  • Permittee: means any person holding a permit issued under this chapter. See Florida Statutes 499.003
  • Person: includes any natural person, firm, association, corporation, business trust, partnership, federal agency, state or political subdivision or agency thereof, or any body politic; and
(3) "Member" means each incorporator of a cooperative and each person admitted to and retaining membership therein, and shall include a husband and wife admitted to joint membership. See Florida Statutes 425.03
  • 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
  • Person: means any individual, child, joint venture, syndicate, fiduciary, partnership, corporation, division of a corporation, firm, trust, business trust, company, estate, public or private institution, association, organization, group, city, county, city and county, political subdivision of this state, other governmental agency within this state, and any representative, agent, or agency of any of the foregoing, or any other group or combination of the foregoing. See Florida Statutes 499.003
  • Person: means any individual, firm, copartnership, corporation, company, association, joint-stock association, or body politic, and includes any trustee, receiver, assignee, or other similar representative thereof. See Florida Statutes 333.01
  • Person with special needs: means an adult person requiring independent living services in order to maintain housing or develop independent living skills and who has a disabling condition; a young adult formerly in foster care who is eligible for services under…. See Florida Statutes 420.0004
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Pharmacist: means a person licensed under chapter 465. See Florida Statutes 499.003
  • Pharmacy: means an entity licensed under chapter 465. See Florida Statutes 499.003
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • 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.
  • Pledged revenues: means revenues to be derived from the financing of residential housing, mortgages, or loan payments and any other revenues or assets that may be legally available to pay the principal of, redemption premium, if any, and interest on the bonds derived from sources other than ad valorem taxation, including revenues from other sources or any combination thereof and any funds or accounts designated by the corporation; however, in no event shall the full faith and credit of the state be pledged to secure such revenue bonds. See Florida Statutes 420.503
  • 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
  • Political subdivision: means the local government of any county, municipality, town, village, or other subdivision or agency thereof, or any district or special district, port commission, port authority, or other such agency authorized to establish or operate airports in the state. See Florida Statutes 333.01
  • Power of attorney: A written instrument which authorizes one person to act as another's agent or attorney. The power of attorney may be for a definite, specific act, or it may be general in nature. The terms of the written power of attorney may specify when it will expire. If not, the power of attorney usually expires when the person granting it dies. Source: OCC
  • Precedent: A court decision in an earlier case with facts and law similar to a dispute currently before a court. Precedent will ordinarily govern the decision of a later similar case, unless a party can show that it was wrongly decided or that it differed in some significant way.
  • Prescription drug: means a prescription, medicinal, or legend drug, including, but not limited to, finished dosage forms or active pharmaceutical ingredients subject to, defined by, or described by…. See Florida Statutes 499.003
  • Prescription drug label: means any display of written, printed, or graphic matter upon the immediate container of any prescription drug before it is dispensed to an individual patient pursuant to a prescription of a practitioner authorized by law to prescribe. See Florida Statutes 499.003
  • Prescription label: means any display of written, printed, or graphic matter upon the immediate container of any prescription drug dispensed pursuant to a prescription of a practitioner authorized by law to prescribe. See Florida Statutes 499.003
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Probate: Proving a will
  • Product labeling: means the labels and other written, printed, or graphic matter upon an article, or the containers or wrappers that accompany an article, except for letters, numbers, and symbols stamped into the container as required by the federal Department of Transportation. See Florida Statutes 499.82
  • Project: means a specific work or improvement, including land, buildings, improvements, real and personal property, or any interest therein, acquired, owned, constructed, reconstructed, rehabilitated, or improved with the financial assistance of the Florida Housing Finance Corporation, including the construction of low-income and moderate-income housing facilities and facilities incident or appurtenant thereto, such as streets, sewers, utilities, parks, site preparation, landscaping, and such other administrative, community, and recreational facilities as the Florida Housing Finance Corporation determines to be necessary, convenient, or desirable appurtenances. See Florida Statutes 420.102
  • Project: means any work or improvement located or to be located in the state, including real property, buildings, and any other real and personal property, designed and intended for the primary purpose of providing decent, safe, and sanitary residential housing for persons or families, whether new construction, the acquisition of existing residential housing, or the remodeling, improvement, rehabilitation, or reconstruction of existing housing, together with such related nonhousing facilities as the corporation determines to be necessary, convenient, or desirable. See Florida Statutes 420.503
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Public-use airport: means an airport, publicly or privately owned, licensed by the state, which is open for use by the public. See Florida Statutes 333.01
  • Purchaser: means any person, firm, corporation, or other entity who purchases ether in quantities of 2. See Florida Statutes 499.61
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Real property: means lands, structures, franchises, and interests in land, including lands under water and riparian rights, space and air rights, and any and all other interests and rights usually included within such term. See Florida Statutes 420.102
  • Real property: means all lands, including improvements and fixtures thereon and property of any nature appurtenant thereto or used in connection therewith, and every estate, interest, and right, legal or equitable, therein, including terms of years and liens by way of judgment, mortgage, or otherwise and the indebtedness secured by such liens. See Florida Statutes 420.503
  • 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.
  • Repackage: includes repacking or otherwise changing the container, wrapper, or labeling to further the distribution of the drug, device, or cosmetic. See Florida Statutes 499.003
  • Repackager: means a person who repackages. See Florida Statutes 499.003
  • Reporter: Makes a record of court proceedings and prepares a transcript, and also publishes the court's opinions or decisions (in the courts of appeals).
  • Residential housing: means one or more new or existing residential dwelling units located or to be located in the state, including any buildings, land, improvements, equipment, facilities, or other real or personal properties which are necessary in connection therewith, including, but not limited to, related facilities for streets, sewers, and utilities. See Florida Statutes 420.503
  • Retail pharmacy: means a community pharmacy licensed under chapter 465 that purchases prescription drugs at fair market prices and provides prescription services to the public. See Florida Statutes 499.003
  • Runway protection zone: means an area at ground level beyond the runway end to enhance the safety and protection of people and property on the ground. See Florida Statutes 333.01
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • Service provider: except as otherwise defined in…. See Florida Statutes 420.503
  • Services: means the professional services normally provided by the service provider. See Florida Statutes 420.503
  • 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.
  • Sponsor: means any individual, association, corporation, joint venture, partnership, trust, local government, or other legal entity or any combination thereof which:
    (a) Has been approved by the corporation as qualified to own, construct, acquire, rehabilitate, reconstruct, operate, lease, manage, or maintain a project; and
    (b) Except for a local government, has agreed to subject itself to the regulatory powers of the corporation. See Florida Statutes 420.503
  • State: means the State of Florida. See Florida Statutes 420.102
  • State: means the State of Florida. See Florida Statutes 420.503
  • State Board of Administration: means the State Board of Administration created by and referred to in…. See Florida Statutes 420.503
  • State Housing Trust Fund: means the trust fund established pursuant to…. See Florida Statutes 420.503
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Stockholder: means any financial institution authorized to do business within this state which undertakes to lend money to the corporation created pursuant to this part, upon its call, and in accordance with the provisions of this chapter. See Florida Statutes 420.102
  • Structure: means any object constructed, erected, altered, or installed, including, but not limited to, buildings, towers, smokestacks, utility poles, power generation equipment, and overhead transmission lines. See Florida Statutes 333.01
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Substandard: means :
    (a) Any unit lacking complete plumbing or sanitary facilities for the exclusive use of the occupants;
    (b) A unit which is in violation of one or more major sections of an applicable housing code and where such violation poses a serious threat to the health of the occupant; or
    (c) A unit that has been declared unfit for human habitation but that could be rehabilitated for less than 50 percent of the property value. See Florida Statutes 420.0004
  • Substantial rehabilitation: means repair or restoration of a dwelling unit where the value of such repair or restoration exceeds 40 percent of the value of the dwelling. See Florida Statutes 420.503
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Tort: A civil wrong or breach of a duty to another person, as outlined by law. A very common tort is negligent operation of a motor vehicle that results in property damage and personal injury in an automobile accident.
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Trust account: A general term that covers all types of accounts in a trust department, such as estates, guardianships, and agencies. Source: OCC
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • Uniform Commercial Code: A set of statutes enacted by the various states to provide consistency among the states' commercial laws. It includes negotiable instruments, sales, stock transfers, trust and warehouse receipts, and bills of lading. Source: OCC
  • USP: means the United States Pharmacopeia. See Florida Statutes 499.82
  • USP-NF: means the United States Pharmacopeia-National Formulary. See Florida Statutes 499.82
  • Verdict: The decision of a petit jury or a judge.
  • Very-low-income persons: means one or more natural persons or a family, not including students, the total annual adjusted gross household income of which does not exceed 50 percent of the median annual adjusted gross income for households within the state, or 50 percent of the median annual adjusted gross income for households within the metropolitan statistical area (MSA) or, if not within an MSA, within the county in which the person or family resides, whichever is greater. See Florida Statutes 420.0004
  • Very-low-income persons: means one or more natural persons or a family, not including students as defined herein, the total annual adjusted gross household income of which does not exceed 50 percent of the median annual adjusted gross income for households within the state, or 50 percent of the median annual adjusted gross income for households within the metropolitan statistical area (MSA) or, if not within an MSA, within the county in which the person or family resides, whichever is greater. See Florida Statutes 420.602
  • Veterinary prescription drug: means a prescription drug intended solely for veterinary use. See Florida Statutes 499.003
  • Wholesale distribution: means the distribution of a prescription drug to a person other than a consumer or patient, or the receipt of a prescription drug by a person other than the consumer or patient, but does not include:
    (a) Any of the following activities, which is not a violation of…. See Florida Statutes 499.003
  • Wholesale distribution: means the distribution of medical gas to a person other than a consumer or patient. See Florida Statutes 499.82
  • Wholesale distributor: means a person, other than a manufacturer, a manufacturer's co-licensed partner, a third-party logistics provider, or a repackager, who is engaged in wholesale distribution. See Florida Statutes 499.003
  • Wholesale distributor: means any person or entity engaged in wholesale distribution of medical gas within or into this state, including, but not limited to, manufacturers; own-label distributors; private-label distributors; warehouses, including manufacturers' and distributors' warehouses; and wholesale medical gas warehouses. See Florida Statutes 499.82
  • Writ of certiorari: An order issued by the Supreme Court directing the lower court to transmit records for a case for which it will hear on appeal.
  • 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 1.01