§ 626.826 Short title
§ 626.827 Scope of this part
§ 626.828 This part supplements licensing law
§ 626.829 “Health agent” defined
§ 626.830 Purpose of license
§ 626.8305 Prohibition against the unlicensed transaction of health insurance
§ 626.831 Qualifications for license
§ 626.8311 Requirement as to knowledge, experience, or instruction
§ 626.833 United States Department of Veterans Affairs employees disqualified
§ 626.834 Military service; special provisions
§ 626.835 Nonresident agents; licensing and restrictions
§ 626.836 Nonresident agents; service of process
§ 626.837 Excess or rejected business
§ 626.8373 Overinsurance of health insurance coverage
§ 626.838 Unlawful payment or sharing of commissions
§ 626.839 Corporations, liability of agent

Terms Used In Florida Statutes > Chapter 626 > Part IV - Health Insurance Agents

  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • 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
  • Breaks: means the portion of a pari-mutuel pool which is computed by rounding down to the nearest multiple of 10 cents and is not distributed to the contributors or withheld by the permitholder as takeout. See Florida Statutes 550.002
  • Broadcast: means the broadcast, transmission, simulcast, or exhibition in any medium or manner by means that may include, but are not limited to, community antenna systems that receive and retransmit television or radio signals by wire, cable, or otherwise to television or radio sets, and cable origination networks or programmers that transmit programming to community antenna televisions or closed-circuit systems by wire, cable, satellite, or otherwise. See Florida Statutes 550.002
  • 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.
  • current race meet: means the conduct of racing or games pursuant to a current year's operating license issued by the division. See Florida Statutes 550.002
  • Department: means the Department of Business and Professional Regulation. See Florida Statutes 550.002
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Division: means the Division of Pari-mutuel Wagering within the Department of Business and Professional Regulation. See Florida Statutes 550.002
  • Event: means a single contest, race, or game within a performance. See Florida Statutes 550.002
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Fronton: means a building or enclosure that contains a playing court with three walls designed and constructed for playing the sport of jai alai or pelota. See Florida Statutes 550.002
  • Guest track: means a track or fronton receiving or accepting an intertrack wager. See Florida Statutes 550.002
  • Handle: means the aggregate contributions to pari-mutuel pools. See Florida Statutes 550.002
  • Harness racing: means a type of horseracing which is limited to standardbred horses using a pacing or trotting gait in which each horse pulls a two-wheeled cart called a sulky guided by a driver. See Florida Statutes 550.002
  • Host track: means a track or fronton conducting a live or simulcast race or game that is the subject of an intertrack wager. See Florida Statutes 550.002
  • intertrack wagering: means a particular form of pari-mutuel wagering in which wagers are accepted at a permitted, in-state track, fronton, or pari-mutuel facility on a race or game transmitted from and performed live at, or simulcast signal rebroadcast from, another in-state pari-mutuel facility. See Florida Statutes 550.002
  • 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
  • Market area: means an area within 25 miles of a permitholder's track or fronton. See Florida Statutes 550.002
  • meeting: means the conduct of live racing or jai alai, or wagering on intertrack or simulcast events, for any stake, purse, prize, or premium. See Florida Statutes 550.002
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Net pool pricing: means a method of calculating prices awarded to winning wagers relative to the contribution, net of takeouts, to a pool by each participating jurisdiction or, as applicable, site. See Florida Statutes 550.002
  • Pari-mutuel facility: means the grounds or property of a cardroom, racetrack, fronton, or other facility used by a licensed permitholder. See Florida Statutes 550.002
  • pari-mutuel wagering: means a system of betting on races or games in which the winners divide the total amount bet, after deducting management expenses and taxes, in proportion to the sums they have wagered individually and with regard to the odds assigned to particular outcomes. See Florida Statutes 550.002
  • 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.
  • Performance: means a series of events, races, or games performed consecutively under a single admission charge. See Florida Statutes 550.002
  • permittee: means a holder of a permit to conduct pari-mutuel wagering in this state as authorized in this chapter. See Florida Statutes 550.002
  • 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
  • Precedent: A court decision in an earlier case with facts and law similar to a dispute currently before a court. Precedent will ordinarily govern the decision of a later similar case, unless a party can show that it was wrongly decided or that it differed in some significant way.
  • Purse: means the cash portion of the prize for which a race or game is contested. See Florida Statutes 550.002
  • Quarter horse: means a breed of horse developed in the western United States which is capable of high speed for a short distance and used in quarter horse racing registered with the American Quarter Horse Association. See Florida Statutes 550.002
  • Takeout: means the percentage of the pari-mutuel pools deducted by the permitholder prior to the distribution of the pool. See Florida Statutes 550.002
  • Thoroughbred: means a purebred horse whose ancestry can be traced back to one of three foundation sires and whose pedigree is registered in the American Stud Book or in a foreign stud book that is recognized by the Jockey Club and the International Stud Book Committee. See Florida Statutes 550.002
  • Totalisator: means the computer system used to accumulate wagers, record sales, calculate payoffs, and display wagering data on a display device that is located at a pari-mutuel facility. See Florida Statutes 550.002
  • 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 1.01
  • 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