Part I Florida Seal of Quality Law 571.01 – 571.11
Part II Florida Agricultural Promotional Campaign Act 571.21 – 571.301

Terms Used In Florida Statutes > Chapter 571

  • Agricultural product: includes any fresh or processed horticultural, aquacultural, viticultural, dairy, poultry, apicultural, or other farm or garden product. See Florida Statutes 571.03
  • Board: means the Board of Dentistry. See Florida Statutes 466.003
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • 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.
  • Dental assistant: means a person, other than a dental hygienist, who, under the supervision and authorization of a dentist, provides dental care services directly to a patient. See Florida Statutes 466.003
  • Dental hygiene: means the rendering of educational, preventive, and therapeutic dental services pursuant to ss. See Florida Statutes 466.003
  • Dental hygienist: means a person licensed to practice dental hygiene pursuant to this chapter. See Florida Statutes 466.003
  • dental laboratory: includes any person, firm, or corporation that performs for a fee of any kind, gratuitously, or otherwise, directly or through an agent or an employee, by any means or method, or supplies or manufactures artificial substitutes for the natural teeth; furnishes, supplies, constructs, or reproduces or repairs any prosthetic denture, bridge, or appliance to be worn in the human mouth; or in any way represents itself as a dental laboratory. See Florida Statutes 466.031
  • Dentist: means a person licensed to practice dentistry pursuant to this chapter. See Florida Statutes 466.003
  • Dentistry: means the healing art which is concerned with the examination, diagnosis, treatment planning, and care of conditions within the human oral cavity and its adjacent tissues and structures. See Florida Statutes 466.003
  • Department: means the Department of Health. See Florida Statutes 466.003
  • Department: means the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. See Florida Statutes 571.03
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • General supervision: means supervision whereby a dentist authorizes the procedures which are being carried out but need not be present when the authorized procedures are being performed. See Florida Statutes 466.003
  • Health access setting: means a program or an institution of the Department of Children and Families, the Department of Health, the Department of Juvenile Justice, a nonprofit community health center, a Head Start center, a federally qualified health center or look-alike as defined by federal law, a school-based prevention program, a clinic operated by an accredited college of dentistry, or an accredited dental hygiene program in this state if such community service program or institution immediately reports to the Board of Dentistry all violations of…. See Florida Statutes 466.003
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Person: means an individual, firm, partnership, corporation, association, business, trust, legal representative, or any other business unit. See Florida Statutes 571.03
  • 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.
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • registered mail: include certified mail with return receipt requested. See Florida Statutes 1.01
  • Reproduce: means to stencil, emboss, print, engrave, impress, imprint, lithograph, or duplicate in any manner or to cause any such acts to be done. See Florida Statutes 571.03
  • Seal of quality: means any word, device, emblem, or symbol adopted by the department for the purpose of identifying and promoting the sale of high-quality agricultural products produced in Florida. See Florida Statutes 571.03
  • 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.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • 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