§ 633.402 Firefighters Employment, Standards, and Training Council; organization; meetings; quorum; compensation; seal; special powers; firefighter training
§ 633.404 Additional standards authorized
§ 633.406 Classes of certification
§ 633.408 Firefighter and volunteer firefighter training and certification
§ 633.412 Firefighters; qualifications for certification
§ 633.414 Retention of firefighter and volunteer firefighter certifications
§ 633.415 Lifetime Firefighter designation
§ 633.416 Firefighter employment and volunteer firefighter service; saving clause
§ 633.418 Inservice training and promotion; participation
§ 633.422 Firefighters; supplemental compensation
§ 633.424 Falsification of qualifications
§ 633.426 Disciplinary action; standards for revocation of certification
§ 633.428 Florida State Fire College established
§ 633.432 Purpose of fire college
§ 633.434 Superintendent of college
§ 633.436 Use of Insurance Regulatory Trust Fund
§ 633.438 Procedure for making expenditures
§ 633.442 Buildings, equipment, and other facilities; use
§ 633.444 Division powers and duties; Florida State Fire College
§ 633.446 Fees

Terms Used In Florida Statutes > Chapter 633 > Part IV

  • 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.
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • 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
  • 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
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • 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
  • 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
  • Department: means the Department of Financial Services. See Florida Statutes 633.102
  • Department: means the Department of State. See Florida Statutes 617.01401
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Distribution: means the payment of a dividend or any part of the income or profit of a corporation to its members, directors, or officers. See Florida Statutes 617.01401
  • Division: means the Division of State Fire Marshal within the Department of Financial Services. See Florida Statutes 633.102
  • domestic corporation: means a corporation not for profit, subject to the provisions of this chapter, except a foreign corporation. See Florida Statutes 617.01401
  • Electronic transmission: means any form of communication, not directly involving the physical transmission or transfer of paper, which creates a record that may be retained, retrieved, and reviewed by a recipient and which may be directly reproduced in a comprehensible and legible paper form by such recipient through an automated process. See Florida Statutes 617.01401
  • Entitlement: A Federal program or provision of law that requires payments to any person or unit of government that meets the eligibility criteria established by law. Entitlements constitute a binding obligation on the part of the Federal Government, and eligible recipients have legal recourse if the obligation is not fulfilled. Social Security and veterans' compensation and pensions are examples of entitlement programs.
  • 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 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
  • 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.
  • Foreign corporation: means a corporation not for profit organized under laws other than the laws of this state. See Florida Statutes 617.01401
  • 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.
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Mail: means the United States mail, facsimile transmissions, and private mail carriers handling nationwide mail services. See Florida Statutes 617.01401
  • 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
  • Minimum Standards Course: means training of at least 360 hours as prescribed by rule adopted by the division which is required to obtain a Firefighter Certificate of Compliance under…. See Florida Statutes 633.102
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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