§ 582.01 Definitions
§ 582.02 Legislative policy and findings; purpose of districts
§ 582.055 Powers and duties of the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services; rules
§ 582.06 Soil and Water Conservation Council; powers and duties
§ 582.10 Creation of soil and water conservation districts
§ 582.11 Hearing upon question of creation; notice, etc
§ 582.12 Referendum for creation
§ 582.13 Expenses of referendum
§ 582.14 Results of referendum; publication, etc
§ 582.15 Organization of district, etc
§ 582.16 Change of district boundaries
§ 582.18 Election of supervisors of each district
§ 582.19 Qualifications and tenure of supervisors
§ 582.20 Powers of districts and supervisors
§ 582.28 Cooperation between districts
§ 582.29 State agencies to cooperate
§ 582.30 Discontinuance of districts; referendum; commissioner’s authority.
§ 582.31 Certification of results of referendum; dissolution
§ 582.32 Effect of dissolution

Terms Used In Florida Statutes > Chapter 582

  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • 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.
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Agriculture. See Florida Statutes 627.64195
  • 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.
  • Council: means the Soil and Water Conservation Council. See Florida Statutes 627.64195
  • Department: means the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. See Florida Statutes 627.64195
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • district: when used in this chapter means and includes a "soil and water conservation district. See Florida Statutes 627.64195
  • 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.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • insured: as used in this part , shall not be construed as preventing a person other than the insured with a proper insurable interest from making application for and owning a policy covering the insured or from being entitled under such a policy to any indemnities, benefits, and rights provided therein. See Florida Statutes 627.631
  • 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
  • minor: includes any person who has not attained the age of 18 years. See Florida Statutes 88.6011
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Recourse: An arrangement in which a bank retains, in form or in substance, any credit risk directly or indirectly associated with an asset it has sold (in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles) that exceeds a pro rata share of the bank's claim on the asset. If a bank has no claim on an asset it has sold, then the retention of any credit risk is recourse. Source: FDIC
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • soil and water conservation district: means a governmental subdivision of this state and a body corporate and politic, organized in accordance with the provisions of this chapter for the purpose, with the powers, and subject to the provisions set forth in this chapter. See Florida Statutes 627.64195
  • Supervisor: means a member of the governing body of a district who is elected in accordance with the provisions of this chapter. See Florida Statutes 627.64195
  • 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