§ 626.841 Definitions
§ 626.8411 Application of Florida Insurance Code provisions to title insurance agents or agencies
§ 626.8412 License and appointments required
§ 626.8413 Title insurance agents; certain names prohibited
§ 626.8414 Qualifications for examination
§ 626.8417 Title insurance agent licensure; exemptions
§ 626.8418 Application for title insurance agency license
§ 626.8419 Appointment of title insurance agency
§ 626.84195 Confidentiality of information supplied by title insurance agencies and insurers
§ 626.842 Credit and character reports
§ 626.84201 Nonresident title insurance agents
§ 626.8421 Number of appointments permitted or required
§ 626.8423 Investigation of applicants for license or renewal or continuation
§ 626.8427 Number of applications for licensure required; exemption; effect of expiration of license
§ 626.843 Renewal, continuation, reinstatement, termination of title insurance agent’s and title insurance agency’s appointments
§ 626.8433 Filing of reasons for terminating appointments of title insurance agent and title insurance agency; confidential information
§ 626.8437 Grounds for denial, suspension, revocation, or refusal to renew license or appointment
§ 626.844 Grounds for discretionary refusal, suspension, or revocation of license or appointment
§ 626.8443 Duration of suspension or revocation
§ 626.8447 Effect of suspension or revocation upon other licensees, appointees
§ 626.845 Cancellation of license
§ 626.8453 Penalty for violation
§ 626.8457 Administrative fine in lieu of suspension or revocation of license or appointment
§ 626.846 Probation
§ 626.8463 Witnesses and evidence
§ 626.8467 Testimony compelled; immunity from prosecution
§ 626.847 Penalty for refusal to testify
§ 626.8473 Escrow; trust fund

Terms Used In Florida Statutes > Chapter 626 > Part V - Title Insurance Agents

  • 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.
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Commission: means the Florida Gaming Control Commission. See Florida Statutes 551.102
  • Commission: means the Florida Gaming Control Commission. See Florida Statutes 550.002
  • Common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
  • 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.
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Designated slot machine gaming area: means the area or areas of a facility of a slot machine licensee in which slot machine gaming may be conducted in accordance with the provisions of this chapter. See Florida Statutes 551.102
  • Distributor: means any person who sells, leases, or offers or otherwise provides, distributes, or services any slot machine or associated equipment for use or play of slot machines in this state. See Florida Statutes 551.102
  • Electronic funds transfer: The transfer of money between accounts by consumer electronic systems-such as automated teller machines (ATMs) and electronic payment of bills-rather than by check or cash. (Wire transfers, checks, drafts, and paper instruments do not fall into this category.) Source: OCC
  • Eligible facility: means any licensed pari-mutuel facility located in Miami-Dade County or Broward County existing at the time of adoption of…. See Florida Statutes 551.102
  • Escrow: Money given to a third party to be held for payment until certain conditions are met.
  • 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.
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • 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.
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Grand jury: agreement providing that a lender will delay exercising its rights (in the case of a mortgage,
  • Independent testing laboratory: means an independent laboratory:
    (a) With demonstrated competence testing gaming machines and equipment;
    (b) That is licensed by at least 10 other states; and
    (c) That has not had its license suspended or revoked by any other state within the immediately preceding 10 years. See Florida Statutes 551.102
  • Interrogatories: Written questions asked by one party of an opposing party, who must answer them in writing under oath; a discovery device in a lawsuit.
  • 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
  • Manufacturer: means any person who manufactures, builds, rebuilds, fabricates, assembles, produces, programs, designs, or otherwise makes modifications to any slot machine or associated equipment for use or play of slot machines in this state for gaming purposes. See Florida Statutes 551.102
  • 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.
  • Nonredeemable credits: means slot machine operating credits that cannot be redeemed for cash or any other thing of value by a slot machine, kiosk, or the slot machine licensee and that are provided free of charge to patrons. See Florida Statutes 551.102
  • oath: includes affirmations. See Florida Statutes 1.01
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • 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
  • 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
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • 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.
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • 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.
  • Rescission: The cancellation of budget authority previously provided by Congress. The Impoundment Control Act of 1974 specifies that the President may propose to Congress that funds be rescinded. If both Houses have not approved a rescission proposal (by passing legislation) within 45 days of continuous session, any funds being withheld must be made available for obligation.
  • 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.
  • Slot machine: means any mechanical or electrical contrivance, terminal that may or may not be capable of downloading slot games from a central server system, machine, or other device that, upon insertion of a coin, bill, ticket, token, or similar object or upon payment of any consideration whatsoever, including the use of any electronic payment system except a credit card or debit card, is available to play or operate, the play or operation of which, whether by reason of skill or application of the element of chance or both, may deliver or entitle the person or persons playing or operating the contrivance, terminal, machine, or other device to receive cash, billets, tickets, tokens, or electronic credits to be exchanged for cash or to receive merchandise or anything of value whatsoever, whether the payoff is made automatically from the machine or manually. See Florida Statutes 551.102
  • Slot machine facility: means a facility at which slot machines as defined in this chapter are lawfully offered for play. See Florida Statutes 551.102
  • Slot machine license: means a license issued by the commission authorizing a pari-mutuel permitholder to place and operate slot machines as provided by…. See Florida Statutes 551.102
  • Slot machine licensee: means a pari-mutuel permitholder who holds a license issued by the commission pursuant to this chapter that authorizes such person to possess a slot machine within facilities specified in…. See Florida Statutes 551.102
  • Slot machine operator: means a person employed or contracted by the owner of a licensed facility to conduct slot machine gaming at that licensed facility. See Florida Statutes 551.102
  • Slot machine revenues: means the total of all cash and property, except nonredeemable credits, received by the slot machine licensee from the operation of slot machines less the amount of cash, cash equivalents, credits, and prizes paid to winners of slot machine gaming. See Florida Statutes 551.102
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Trust account: A general term that covers all types of accounts in a trust department, such as estates, guardianships, and agencies. Source: OCC
  • Verdict: The decision of a petit jury or a judge.
  • 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