§ 627.7261 Refusal to issue policy
§ 627.7263 Rental and leasing driver’s insurance to be primary; exception
§ 627.727 Motor vehicle insurance; uninsured and underinsured vehicle coverage; insolvent insurer protection
§ 627.7275 Motor vehicle liability
§ 627.7276 Notice of limited coverage
§ 627.7277 Notice of renewal premium
§ 627.728 Cancellations; nonrenewals
§ 627.7281 Cancellation notice
§ 627.7282 Notice of additional premium; cancellation upon nonpayment
§ 627.7283 Cancellation; return of unearned premium
§ 627.7285 Experience while operating a train
§ 627.7286 Renewal of policy and setting of rates; certain experience not a factor
§ 627.7288 Comprehensive coverage; deductible not to apply to motor vehicle glass
§ 627.7295 Motor vehicle insurance contracts
§ 627.72951 Temporary binding permitted
§ 627.730 Florida Motor Vehicle No-Fault Law
§ 627.731 Purpose
§ 627.7311 Effect of law on personal injury protection policies
§ 627.732 Definitions
§ 627.733 Required security
§ 627.734 Proof of security; security requirements; penalties
§ 627.736 Required personal injury protection benefits; exclusions; priority; claims
§ 627.737 Tort exemption; limitation on right to damages; punitive damages
§ 627.739 Personal injury protection; optional limitations; deductibles
§ 627.7401 Notification of insured’s rights
§ 627.7403 Mandatory joinder of derivative claim
§ 627.7405 Insurers’ right of reimbursement
§ 627.7407 Application of the Florida Motor Vehicle No-Fault Law
§ 627.7415 Commercial motor vehicles; additional liability insurance coverage
§ 627.742 Nonpublic sector buses; additional liability insurance coverage
§ 627.743 Payment of third-party claims
§ 627.744 Preinsurance inspection of private passenger motor vehicles
§ 627.745 Mediation of claims
§ 627.746 Coverage for minors who have a learner’s driver license; additional premium prohibited
§ 627.748 Transportation network companies
§ 627.749 Autonomous vehicles; insurance requirements

Terms Used In Florida Statutes > Chapter 627 > Part XI

  • Abatement: means the removal, encapsulation, enclosure, or disposal of asbestos. See Florida Statutes 593.114
  • 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.
  • AHERA: means the Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act of 1986, 15 U. See Florida Statutes 593.114
  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Asbestos: means the asbestiform varieties of chrysotile, crocidolite, amosite, anthophyllite, tremolite, and actinolite. See Florida Statutes 593.114
  • Asbestos consultant: means a person who offers to, undertakes to, submits a bid to, or does, individually or by employing others, conduct surveys for asbestos-containing materials, develop operation and maintenance plans, monitor and evaluate asbestos abatement, prepare asbestos abatement specifications, or perform related tasks. See Florida Statutes 593.114
  • Asbestos contractor: means the person who is qualified and responsible for the contracted project and who offers to, undertakes to, submits a bid to, or does, individually or by employing others, remove, encapsulate, or enclose asbestos-containing materials or dispose of asbestos-containing waste in the course of activities including, but not limited to, construction, renovation, maintenance, or demolition. See Florida Statutes 593.114
  • ASHARA: means the Asbestos School Hazard Reauthorization Act. See Florida Statutes 593.114
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Agriculture. See Florida Statutes 627.727
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Department: means the Department of Business and Professional Regulation. See Florida Statutes 593.114
  • Department: means the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. See Florida Statutes 627.727
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Deposition: An oral statement made before an officer authorized by law to administer oaths. Such statements are often taken to examine potential witnesses, to obtain discovery, or to be used later in trial.
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
  • 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
  • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • 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.
  • Executor: A male person named in a will to carry out the decedent
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • 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.
  • minor: includes any person who has not attained the age of 18 years. See Florida Statutes 88.6011
  • 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.
  • NESHAP: means the National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants, 40 C. See Florida Statutes 593.114
  • NIOSH: means the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. See Florida Statutes 593.114
  • 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 88.6011
  • Onsite supervisor: means a person who works under the direction of a licensed asbestos contractor and provides supervision of abatement activities at the abatement project site at all times when such activities are being performed. See Florida Statutes 593.114
  • Operation and maintenance plan: means a set of work practices and procedures undertaken to clean up previously released asbestos fibers, prevent future release of fibers by minimizing disturbance or damage to asbestos-containing materials, or monitor the condition of the asbestos-containing materials. See Florida Statutes 593.114
  • OSHA: means the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. See Florida Statutes 593.114
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • 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 88.6011
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • 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.
  • Pleadings: Written statements of the parties in a civil case of their positions. In the federal courts, the principal pleadings are the complaint and the answer.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Program: means any one or more of the school food and nutrition service programs that the department has responsibility over including, but not limited to, the National School Lunch Program, the Special Milk Program, the School Breakfast Program, the Summer Food Service Program, the Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program, and any other program that relates to school nutrition. See Florida Statutes 627.727
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • registered mail: include certified mail with return receipt requested. See Florida Statutes 88.6011
  • 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.
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • School breakfast program: means a program authorized by…. See Florida Statutes 627.727
  • School district: means any of the 67 county school districts, including the respective district school board. See Florida Statutes 627.727
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • 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.
  • Sponsor: means any entity that is conducting a program under a current agreement with the department. See Florida Statutes 627.727
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Summer nutrition program: means one or more of the programs authorized under 42 U. See Florida Statutes 627.727
  • Survey: means the process of inspecting a facility for the presence of asbestos-containing materials to determine the location and condition of asbestos-containing materials prior to transfer of property, renovation, demolition, or maintenance projects which may disturb asbestos-containing materials. See Florida Statutes 593.114
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Tort: A civil wrong or breach of a duty to another person, as outlined by law. A very common tort is negligent operation of a motor vehicle that results in property damage and personal injury in an automobile accident.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • Universal school breakfast program: means a program that makes breakfast available at no cost to all students regardless of their household income. See Florida Statutes 627.727
  • 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