§ 633.102 Definitions
§ 633.104 State Fire Marshal; authority; duties; rules
§ 633.106 State Fire Marshal; disciplinary authority; administrative fine and probation in lieu of suspension, revocation, or refusal to issue a license, permit, or certificate
§ 633.107 Exemption from disqualification from licensure or certification
§ 633.108 State Fire Marshal; chapter and rules; force and effect
§ 633.112 State Fire Marshal; hearings; investigations; recordkeeping and reports; subpoenas of witnesses; orders of circuit court
§ 633.114 State Fire Marshal agents; authority; duties; compensation
§ 633.116 Agents; powers to make arrests, conduct searches and seizures, serve summonses, and carry firearms
§ 633.118 Persons authorized to enforce laws and rules of State Fire Marshal
§ 633.122 Impersonating State Fire Marshal, firefighter, volunteer firefighter, or firesafety inspector; criminal penalties
§ 633.124 Penalty for violation of law, rule, or order to cease and desist or for failure to comply with corrective order
§ 633.126 Investigation of fraudulent insurance claims and crimes; immunity of insurance companies supplying information
§ 633.128 Division of State Fire Marshal; powers, duties
§ 633.132 Fees
§ 633.134 Gifts and grants
§ 633.135 Firefighter Assistance Grant Program
§ 633.136 Fire and Emergency Incident Information Reporting Program; duties; fire reports
§ 633.137 Firefighter Cancer Decontamination Equipment Grant Program
§ 633.138 Notice of change of address of record; notice of felony actions
§ 633.142 Reduced Cigarette Ignition Propensity Standard and Firefighter Protection Act; preemption

Terms Used In Florida Statutes > Chapter 633 > Part I

  • 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.
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Articles of incorporation: includes original, amended, and restated articles of incorporation, articles of consolidation, and articles of merger, and all amendments thereto, including documents designated by the laws of this state as charters, and, in the case of a foreign corporation, documents equivalent to articles of incorporation in the jurisdiction of incorporation. See Florida Statutes 617.01401
  • Board: means the Florida Fire Safety Board. See Florida Statutes 633.102
  • Board of directors: means the group of persons vested with the management of the affairs of the corporation irrespective of the name by which such group is designated, including, but not limited to, managers or trustees. See Florida Statutes 617.01401
  • Bylaws: means the code or codes of rules adopted for the regulation or management of the affairs of the corporation irrespective of the name or names by which such rules are designated. See Florida Statutes 617.01401
  • 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.
  • Contractor I: means a contractor whose business includes the execution of contracts requiring the ability to lay out, fabricate, install, inspect, alter, repair, and service all types of fire protection systems, excluding preengineered systems. See Florida Statutes 633.102
  • Contractor II: means a contractor whose business is limited to the execution of contracts requiring the ability to lay out, fabricate, install, inspect, alter, repair, and service water sprinkler systems, water spray systems, foam-water sprinkler systems, foam-water spray systems, standpipes, combination standpipes and sprinkler risers, all piping that is an integral part of the system beginning at the point of service as defined in this section, sprinkler tank heaters, air lines, thermal systems used in connection with sprinklers, and tanks and pumps connected thereto, excluding preengineered systems. See Florida Statutes 633.102
  • Contractor IV: means a contractor whose business is limited to the execution of contracts requiring the ability to lay out, fabricate, install, inspect, alter, repair, and service automatic fire sprinkler systems for detached one-family dwellings, detached two-family dwellings, and mobile homes, excluding preengineered systems and excluding single-family homes in cluster units, such as apartments, condominiums, and assisted living facilities or any building that is connected to other dwellings. See Florida Statutes 633.102
  • 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.
  • Corporation not for profit: means a corporation no part of the income or profit of which is distributable to its members, directors, or officers, except as otherwise provided under this chapter. See Florida Statutes 617.01401
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Department: means the Department of Financial Services. See Florida Statutes 633.102
  • Department: means the Department of State. See Florida Statutes 617.01401
  • Division: means the Division of State Fire Marshal within the Department of Financial Services. See Florida Statutes 633.102
  • 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.
  • Fire extinguisher: means a cylinder that:
    (a) Is portable and can be carried or is on wheels. See Florida Statutes 633.102
  • Fire protection system: means a system individually designed to protect the interior or exterior of a specific building or buildings, structure, or other special hazard from fire. See Florida Statutes 633.102
  • Fire service provider: means a municipality or county, the state, the division, or any political subdivision of the state, including authorities and special districts, that employs firefighters or uses volunteer firefighters to provide fire extinguishment or fire prevention services for the protection of life and property. See Florida Statutes 633.102
  • Firefighter: means an individual who holds a current and valid Firefighter Certificate of Compliance or Special Certificate of Compliance issued by the division under…. See Florida Statutes 633.102
  • Firesafety inspector: means an individual who holds a current and valid Fire Safety Inspector Certificate of Compliance issued by the division under…. See Florida Statutes 633.102
  • 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.
  • Grantor: The person who establishes a trust and places property into it.
  • Highway: means every way or place of whatever nature within the state open to the use of the public, as a matter of right, for purposes of vehicular traffic and includes public streets, alleys, roadways, or driveways upon grounds of colleges, universities, and institutions and other ways open to travel by the public, notwithstanding that the same have been temporarily closed for the purpose of construction, reconstruction, maintenance, or repair. See Florida Statutes 633.102
  • Hot zone: means the area immediately around an incident where serious threat of harm exists, which includes the collapse zone for a structure fire. See Florida Statutes 633.102
  • 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.
  • Keeping: means possessing, holding, retaining, maintaining, or having habitually in stock for sale. See Florida Statutes 633.102
  • Layout: means the layout of risers, cross mains, branch lines, sprinkler heads, sizing of pipe, hanger locations, and hydraulic calculations in accordance with the design concepts established through the Responsibility Rules adopted by the Board of Professional Engineers. See Florida Statutes 633.102
  • 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.
  • Manufacture: means the compounding, combining, producing, or making of anything or the working of anything by hand, by machinery, or by any other agency into forms suitable for use. See Florida Statutes 633.102
  • Member: means one having membership rights in a corporation in accordance with the provisions of its articles of incorporation or bylaws or the provisions of this chapter. See Florida Statutes 617.01401
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Motor vehicle: means any device propelled by power other than muscular power in, upon, or by which any individual or property is or may be transported or drawn upon a highway, except a device moved or used exclusively upon stationary rails or tracks. See Florida Statutes 633.102
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 1.01
  • Person: includes individual and entity. See Florida Statutes 617.01401
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • 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
  • Preengineered system: means a fire suppression system which:
  • 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.
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • Sale: means the act of selling; the act whereby the ownership of property is transferred from one person to another for a sum of money or, loosely, for any consideration. See Florida Statutes 633.102
  • Sprinkler system: means a type of fire protection system, manual or automatic, using water as an extinguishing agent and installed in accordance with applicable National Fire Protection Association standards. See Florida Statutes 633.102
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Support services: means those activities that a fire service provider has trained an individual to perform safely outside the hot zone of an emergency scene, including pulling hoses, opening and closing fire hydrants, driving and operating apparatus, carrying tools, carrying or moving equipment, directing traffic, manning a resource pool, or similar activities. See Florida Statutes 633.102
  • Suspension: means the temporary withdrawal of a license, certificate, or permit issued pursuant to this chapter. See Florida Statutes 633.102
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Transportation: means the conveying or carrying of property from one place to another by motor vehicle (except a motor vehicle subject to…. See Florida Statutes 633.102
  • 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.
  • Use: means application, employment; that enjoyment of property which consists of its employment, occupation, exercise, or practice. See Florida Statutes 633.102
  • Volunteer firefighter: means an individual who holds a current and valid Volunteer Firefighter Certificate of Completion issued by the division under…. See Florida Statutes 633.102
  • 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