§ 586.01 Short title
§ 586.02 Definitions
§ 586.025 Unlawful acts
§ 586.03 Certification and labeling of Florida-produced honey
§ 586.045 Certificates of registration and inspection
§ 586.055 Location of apiaries
§ 586.10 Powers and duties of department; preemption of local government ordinances
§ 586.11 Certificate of inspection to accompany interstate shipments; enforcement
§ 586.112 Stop-sale or stop-movement notice
§ 586.13 Removal, destruction, or treatment of infested or infected honeybees or beekeeping equipment
§ 586.14 Compensation for beekeeping equipment and honeybees contained therein destroyed due to infection with American foulbrood
§ 586.15 Penalty for violation
§ 586.16 Handling of money received
§ 586.161 Honeybee Technical Council

Terms Used In Florida Statutes > Chapter 586 - Honey Certification and Honeybees

  • 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.
  • Apiary: means a beeyard or site where honeybee hives, honeybees, or honeybee equipment is located. See Florida Statutes 586.02
  • Baseline: Projection of the receipts, outlays, and other budget amounts that would ensue in the future without any change in existing policy. Baseline projections are used to gauge the extent to which proposed legislation, if enacted into law, would alter current spending and revenue levels.
  • Beekeeping equipment: means honeybee hives, frames, supers, pallets, queen excluders, and other equipment which is used in the cultivation of honeybees and the harvesting of products produced by honeybees. See Florida Statutes 586.02
  • 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
  • Certified honey: means honey that is sampled, analyzed, and certified by the department to be primarily of one type from a principal nectar source. See Florida Statutes 586.02
  • Colony: means a distinguishable localized population of honeybees in which one or more life stages may be present. See Florida Statutes 586.02
  • Compliance agreement: means a written agreement between the department and any person engaged in purchasing, assembling, exchanging, processing, utilizing, treating, or moving beekeeping equipment or honeybees wherein the person agrees to comply with stipulated requirements. See Florida Statutes 586.02
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • 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.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Department: means the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services of the state or its authorized representative. See Florida Statutes 586.02
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Honey: means the natural food product resulting from the harvest of nectar or honeydew by honeybees and the natural activities of the honeybees in processing nectar or honeydew. See Florida Statutes 586.02
  • Honeybee pest: means an insect, mite, or other arthropod or a bacterium, fungus, virus, microsporidium, nematode, or other organism that damages or causes abnormalities to honeybees, colonies of honeybees, or beeswax. See Florida Statutes 586.02
  • Honeybee products: means honey, beeswax, pollen, propolis, and other products resulting from the activities of honeybees. See Florida Statutes 586.02
  • Honeydew: means a sweet substance found on leaves of plants, usually a secretion from homopterous insects. See Florida Statutes 586.02
  • 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
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Nectar: means a sweet solution secreted by the plant extra floral glands (nectaries) or by any part of the flower. See Florida Statutes 586.02
  • 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
  • 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
  • Regulated article: means any article capable of transporting a honeybee pest or an unwanted race of honeybees. See Florida Statutes 586.02
  • Unwanted race of honeybees: means those natural, genetically isolated subspecies of honeybees which beyond a reasonable doubt can inflict damage to people or animals greater than managed or feral honeybees commonly utilized in North America. See Florida Statutes 586.02
  • 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