§ 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 appointment
§ 626.8433 Filing of reasons for terminating appointment of title insurance agent; 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.
  • 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.
  • Amortization: Paying off a loan by regular installments.
  • 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
  • bona fide organization that promotes or encourages the adoption of greyhounds: means any organization that provides evidence of compliance with chapter 496 and possesses a valid exemption from federal taxation issued by the Internal Revenue Service. See Florida Statutes 550.1647
  • 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
  • Capital offense: A crime punishable by death.
  • Charity: An agency, institution, or organization in existence and operating for the benefit of an indefinite number of persons and conducted for educational, religious, scientific, medical, or other beneficent purposes.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Escheat: Reversion of real or personal property to the state when 1) a person dies without leaving a will and has no heirs, or 2) when the property (such as a bank account) has been inactive for a certain period of time. Source: OCC
  • Escrow: Money given to a third party to be held for payment until certain conditions are met.
  • 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.
  • Ex officio: Literally, by virtue of one's office.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Grand jury: agreement providing that a lender will delay exercising its rights (in the case of a mortgage,
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Legislative Auditing Committee: means a committee or committees designated by joint rule of the Legislature, by the President of the Senate or the Speaker of the House of Representatives, or by agreement between the President of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives. See Florida Statutes 1.01
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • 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 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.
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • 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.
  • oath: includes affirmations. See Florida Statutes 1.01
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • Office of Program Policy Analysis and Government Accountability: means an entity designated by joint rule of the Legislature or by agreement between the President of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives. See Florida Statutes 1.01
  • Pari-mutuel: 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
  • Pari-mutuel facility: means a racetrack, fronton, or other facility used by a permitholder for the conduct of pari-mutuel wagering. 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.
  • pelota: means a ball game of Spanish origin played on a court with three walls. See Florida Statutes 550.002
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Post time: means the time set for the arrival at the starting point of the horses or greyhounds in a race or the beginning of a game in jai alai. See Florida Statutes 550.002
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • 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
  • Racing greyhound: means a greyhound that is or was used, or is being bred, raised, or trained to be used, in racing at a pari-mutuel facility and is registered with the National Greyhound Association. See Florida Statutes 550.002
  • 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.
  • Simulcasting: means broadcasting events occurring live at an in-state location to an out-of-state location, or receiving at an in-state location events occurring live at an out-of-state location, by the transmittal, retransmittal, reception, and rebroadcast of television or radio signals by wire, cable, satellite, microwave, or other electrical or electronic means for receiving or rebroadcasting the events. See Florida Statutes 550.002
  • Standardbred horse: means a pacing or trotting horse that is used in harness racing and that has been registered as a standardbred by the United States Trotting Association or by a foreign registry whose stud book is recognized by the United States Trotting Association. See Florida Statutes 550.002
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • 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
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • 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
  • 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
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • 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