§ 590.01 Wildfire protection
§ 590.015 Definitions
§ 590.02 Florida Forest Service; powers, authority, and duties; liability; building structures; Withlacoochee Training Center
§ 590.081 Severe drought conditions; burning prohibited
§ 590.082 Extraordinary fire hazard; certain acts made unlawful; proclamations by the Governor
§ 590.10 Disposing of lighted substances, etc
§ 590.11 Recreational fires
§ 590.125 Open burning authorized by the Florida Forest Service
§ 590.13 Civil liability
§ 590.14 Notice of violation; penalties; legislative intent
§ 590.15 Burden of proof
§ 590.16 Rewards
§ 590.25 Penalty for obstructing the prevention, detection, or suppression of wildfires
§ 590.27 Penalty for mutilating or destroying forestry or fire control signs and posters
§ 590.28 Intentional or reckless burning of lands
§ 590.29 Illegal possession of incendiary device
§ 590.31 Southeastern Interstate Forest Fire Protection Compact
§ 590.32 Compact; effective date; ratification
§ 590.33 State compact administrator; compact advisory committee
§ 590.34 State compact administrator and compact advisory committee members; powers; aid from other state agencies
§ 590.35 Construction of ss. 590.31-590.34
§ 590.42 Federally funded fire protection assistance programs
§ 590.61 Forestry arson alert program

Terms Used In Florida Statutes > Chapter 590

  • 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.
  • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • 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
  • Broadcast burning: means the burning of agricultural or natural vegetation by allowing fire to move across a predetermined area of land. See Florida Statutes 627.6841
  • Consolidation: means any transaction in which a financial institution or servicer makes its premium collection services available to its debtors in connection with a particular insurer's ("new insurer") offer of credit insurance, which offer is made to debtors who, immediately prior to the offer, had credit insurance with another insurer ("old insurer") and were paying premiums for that insurance on a monthly or other regular basis. See Florida Statutes 627.677
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • 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.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • 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.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fire management services: means presuppression fireline plowing, prescribed burning assistance, contract prescribed burning, prescribed and wildfire management training, and other activities associated with prevention, detection, and suppression of wildfires. See Florida Statutes 627.6841
  • 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.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Fuel reduction: means the application of techniques that reduce vegetative fuels, and may include prescribed burning, manual and mechanical clearing, and the use of herbicides. See Florida Statutes 627.6841
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Loan transfer: means a transaction in which the servicing of a block of loans or credit obligations is transferred from one servicer to another. See Florida Statutes 627.677
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • new plan: means the credit insurance coverage or credit insurance plan for which the financial institution collects premiums beginning on the effective date of consolidation. See Florida Statutes 627.677
  • 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.
  • old plan: means the credit insurance coverage or credit insurance plan the insured debtor had or participated in immediately prior to the consolidation. See Florida Statutes 627.677
  • Open burning: means any outdoor fire or open combustion of material that produces visible emissions. See Florida Statutes 627.6841
  • 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.
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • 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 88.6011
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • 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.
  • servicer: means any entity or organization that services loans or credit obligations by collecting and accounting for payments. See Florida Statutes 627.677
  • 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.
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • veteran: means a person who served in the active military, naval, or air service and who was discharged or released under honorable conditions only or who later received an upgraded discharge under honorable conditions, notwithstanding any action by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs on individuals discharged or released with other than honorable discharges. See Florida Statutes 88.6011
  • Wild land: means any public or private managed or unmanaged forest, urban/interface, pasture or range land, recreation lands, or any other land at risk of wildfire. See Florida Statutes 627.6841
  • Wildfire: means any vegetative fire that threatens to destroy life, property, or natural resources. See Florida Statutes 627.6841
  • 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