§ 531.36 Title
§ 531.37 Definitions
§ 531.38 Systems of weights and measures
§ 531.39 State standards
§ 531.40 Technical requirements for commercial devices
§ 531.41 Powers and duties of the department
§ 531.415 Fees
§ 531.42 Special police powers
§ 531.421 Powers and duties of local officials
§ 531.43 Misrepresentation of quantity
§ 531.44 Misrepresentation of pricing; verification procedures
§ 531.45 Method of sale
§ 531.46 Bulk sale
§ 531.47 Information required on packages
§ 531.48 Declarations of unit price on random packages
§ 531.49 Advertising packages for sale
§ 531.50 Administrative fine, penalties, and offenses
§ 531.51 Injunction
§ 531.52 Presumptive evidence
§ 531.53 Regulations to be unaffected by repeal of prior enabling statute
§ 531.60 Permit for commercially operated or tested weights or measures instrument or devices
§ 531.61 Exemptions from permit requirement
§ 531.62 Permit application and renewal
§ 531.63 Maximum permit fees
§ 531.64 Suspension and revocation of permits
§ 531.65 Unauthorized use; penalties
§ 531.66 Forms; rules
§ 531.67 Expiration of sections

Terms Used In Florida Statutes > Chapter 531

  • Active participant: means a member in good standing of an association who attends 4 or more hours of association meetings every year, not including any department-approved continuing education course. See Florida Statutes 626.015
  • Adjuster: means a public adjuster as defined in…. See Florida Statutes 626.015
  • agent: includes an insurance producer or producer, but does not include a customer representative, limited customer representative, or service representative. See Florida Statutes 626.015
  • Appointment: means the authority given by an insurer or employer to a licensee to transact insurance or adjust claims on behalf of an insurer or employer. See Florida Statutes 626.015
  • Association: includes the Florida Association of Insurance Agents (FAIA), the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAIFA), the Florida Association of Health Underwriters (FAHU), the Latin American Association of Insurance Agencies (LAAIA), the Florida Association of Public Insurance Adjusters (FAPIA), the Florida Bail Agents Association (FBAA), or the Professional Bail Agents of the United States (PBUS). See Florida Statutes 626.015
  • Customer representative: means an individual appointed by a general lines agent or agency to assist that agent or agency in transacting the business of insurance from the office of that agent or agency. See Florida Statutes 626.015
  • Department: means the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. See Florida Statutes 626.2815
  • General lines agent: means an agent transacting any one or more of the following kinds of insurance:
    (a) Property insurance. See Florida Statutes 626.015
  • Health agent: means an agent representing a health maintenance organization or, as to health insurance only, an insurer transacting health insurance. See Florida Statutes 626.015
  • Home state: means the District of Columbia and any state or territory of the United States in which an agent or adjuster maintains his or her principal place of residence or principal place of business and is licensed to act as an insurance agent or adjuster. See Florida Statutes 626.015
  • Insurance agency: means a business location at which an individual, firm, partnership, corporation, association, or other entity, other than an employee of the individual, firm, partnership, corporation, association, or other entity and other than an insurer as defined by…. See Florida Statutes 626.015
  • License: means a document issued by the department or office authorizing a person to be appointed to transact insurance or adjust claims for the kind, line, or class of insurance identified in the document. See Florida Statutes 626.015
  • Life agent: means an individual representing an insurer as to life insurance and annuity contracts, or acting as a viatical settlement broker as defined in…. See Florida Statutes 626.015
  • Limited customer representative: means a customer representative appointed by a general lines agent or agency to assist that agent or agency in transacting only the business of private passenger motor vehicle insurance from the office of that agent or agency. See Florida Statutes 626.015
  • Limited lines insurance: means those categories of business specified in ss. See Florida Statutes 626.015
  • Line of authority: means a kind, line, or class of insurance an agent is authorized to transact. See Florida Statutes 626.015
  • Managing general agent: means any person managing all or part of the insurance business of an insurer, including the management of a separate division, department, or underwriting office, and acting as an agent for that insurer, whether known as a managing general agent, manager, or other similar term, who, with or without authority, separately or together with affiliates, produces directly or indirectly, or underwrites an amount of gross direct written premium equal to or more than 5 percent of the policyholder surplus as reported in the last annual statement of the insurer in any single quarter or year and also does one or more of the following:
  • Package: means any container or wrapping in which any commodity is enclosed for use in the delivery or display of that commodity to purchasers. See Florida Statutes 626.2815
  • 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
  • Person: includes both plural and singular, as the case demands, and includes individuals, partnerships, corporations, companies, societies, and associations. See Florida Statutes 626.2815
  • Primary standards: means the physical standards of the state which serve as the legal reference from which all other standards, weights, and measures are derived. See Florida Statutes 626.2815
  • Resident: means an individual whose home state is the State of Florida. See Florida Statutes 626.015
  • Secondary standards: means the physical standards which are traceable to the primary standards through comparisons, using acceptable laboratory procedures. See Florida Statutes 626.2815
  • Service representative: means an individual employed by an insurer or managing general agent for the purpose of assisting a general lines agent in negotiating and effecting insurance contracts when accompanied by a licensed general lines agent. See Florida Statutes 626.015
  • Unaffiliated insurance agent: means a licensed insurance agent, except a limited lines agent, who is self-appointed and who practices as an independent consultant in the business of analyzing or abstracting insurance policies, providing insurance advice or counseling, or making specific recommendations or comparisons of insurance products for a fee established in advance by written contract signed by the parties. See Florida Statutes 626.015
  • Weights and measures: means all weights and measures of every kind, instruments, and devices for weighing and measuring, and any appliance and accessories associated with any or all such instruments and devices, excluding taximeters, transportation measurement systems, and those weights and measures used for the purpose of inspecting the accuracy of devices used in conjunction with aviation fuel. See Florida Statutes 626.2815
  • 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