§ 634.301 Definitions
§ 634.302 Powers of department, commission, and office; rules
§ 634.3025 Part exclusive; applicability of other laws
§ 634.303 License required
§ 634.304 Qualifications for license
§ 634.305 Required deposit or bond
§ 634.3051 Levy upon deposit limited
§ 634.306 Application for and issuance of license
§ 634.307 License expiration; renewal
§ 634.3073 Acquisition
§ 634.3076 Prohibited investments and loans
§ 634.3077 Financial requirements
§ 634.3078 Assets and liabilities
§ 634.308 Grounds for suspension or revocation of license
§ 634.309 Procedure to suspend or revoke license
§ 634.310 Order, notice of suspension or revocation of license; effect; publication
§ 634.311 Duration of suspension; obligations of association during suspension period; reinstatement
§ 634.3112 Administrative fine in lieu of suspension or revocation of license of association
§ 634.312 Forms; required provisions and procedures
§ 634.3123 Noncompliant forms
§ 634.313 Tax on premiums; annual statement; reports
§ 634.3135 Office records required
§ 634.314 Examination of associations
§ 634.315 Service of process
§ 634.317 License and appointment required
§ 634.318 License and appointment of sales representatives
§ 634.319 Reporting and accounting for funds
§ 634.320 Grounds for compulsory refusal, suspension, or revocation of license or appointment of sales representatives
§ 634.3205 Rebating; when allowed
§ 634.321 Grounds for discretionary refusal, suspension, or revocation of license or appointment of sales representatives
§ 634.322 Procedure for refusal, suspension, or revocation of license or appointment of sales representatives
§ 634.3225 Duration of suspension or revocation of license or appointment
§ 634.323 Administrative fine in lieu of suspension or revocation of sales representative’s license or appointment
§ 634.324 Disposition of taxes and fees
§ 634.325 Insurance business not authorized
§ 634.326 Fronting not permitted
§ 634.327 Applicability to warranty on new home
§ 634.328 Penalty for violation
§ 634.3284 Civil remedy
§ 634.329 Dissolution or liquidation
§ 634.331 Coverage of property for sale
§ 634.335 Unfair methods of competition and unfair or deceptive acts or practices prohibited
§ 634.336 Unfair methods of competition and unfair or deceptive acts or practices defined
§ 634.337 Power of department and office to examine and investigate
§ 634.338 Prohibited practices; hearings; procedure; service of process
§ 634.3385 Unauthorized entities; gifts and grants
§ 634.339 Cease and desist and penalty orders
§ 634.34 Appeals from orders of the department or office
§ 634.341 Penalty for violation of cease and desist order
§ 634.342 Injunctive proceedings
§ 634.343 Civil liability
§ 634.344 Coercion of debtor prohibited
§ 634.348 Investigatory records

Terms Used In Florida Statutes > Chapter 634 > Part II

  • 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 633.504
  • 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 633.504
  • 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 633.504
  • 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 633.504
  • Department: means the Department of State. See Florida Statutes 633.504
  • 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 633.504
  • domestic corporation: means a corporation not for profit, subject to the provisions of this chapter, except a foreign corporation. See Florida Statutes 633.504
  • 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 633.504
  • Foreign corporation: means a corporation not for profit organized under laws other than the laws of this state. See Florida Statutes 633.504
  • Gross written premiums: means the total amount of premiums, paid for the entire period of the home warranty, inclusive of commissions, for which the association is obligated under home warranties issued. See Florida Statutes 634.301
  • Home warranty association: means any corporation or any other organization, other than an authorized insurer, issuing home warranties. See Florida Statutes 634.301
  • Impaired: means having liabilities in excess of assets. See Florida Statutes 634.301
  • Insolvent: means the inability of a corporation to pay its debts as they become due in the usual course of its business. See Florida Statutes 634.301
  • Insolvent: means the inability of a corporation to pay its debts as they become due in the usual course of its affairs. See Florida Statutes 633.504
  • Insurance code: means the Florida Insurance Code. See Florida Statutes 634.301
  • Insurer: means any property or casualty insurer duly authorized to transact such business in this state. See Florida Statutes 634.301
  • Listing period: means the period of time residential property is listed for sale with a licensed real estate broker, beginning on the date the residence is first listed for sale and ending on either the date the sale of the residence is closed, the date the residence is taken off the market, or the date the listing contract with the real estate broker expires. See Florida Statutes 634.301
  • Mail: means the United States mail, facsimile transmissions, and private mail carriers handling nationwide mail services. See Florida Statutes 633.504
  • 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 633.504
  • Mutual benefit corporation: means a domestic corporation that is not organized primarily or exclusively for religious purposes; is not recognized as exempt under…. See Florida Statutes 633.504
  • Net assets: means the amount by which the total statutory assets of an association exceed the total liabilities of the association. See Florida Statutes 634.301
  • oath: includes affirmations. See Florida Statutes 88.6011
  • Person: includes an individual, company, corporation, association, insurer, agent, and every other legal entity. See Florida Statutes 634.301
  • 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
  • Person: includes individual and entity. See Florida Statutes 633.504
  • Premium: means the total consideration received, or to be received, by an insurer or home warranty association for or related to the issuance and delivery of any binder or warranty, including any charges designated as assessments or fees for policies, surveys, inspections, or service or any other charges. See Florida Statutes 634.301
  • Sales representative: means any person with whom an insurer or home inspection or warranty association has a contract and who is utilized by such insurer or association for the purpose of selling or issuing home warranties. See Florida Statutes 634.301
  • Successor entity: means any trust, receivership, or other legal entity that is governed by the laws of this state to which the remaining assets and liabilities of a dissolved corporation are transferred and that exists solely for the purposes of prosecuting and defending suits by or against the dissolved corporation and enabling the dissolved corporation to settle and close the business of the dissolved corporation, to dispose of and convey the property of the dissolved corporation, to discharge the liabilities of the dissolved corporation, and to distribute to the dissolved corporation's members any remaining assets, but not for the purpose of continuing the business for which the dissolved corporation was organized. See Florida Statutes 633.504
  • Voting power: means the total number of votes entitled to be cast for the election of directors at the time the determination of voting power is made, excluding a vote that is contingent upon the happening of a condition or event that has not yet occurred. See Florida Statutes 633.504
  • warranty: means any contract or agreement whereby a person undertakes to indemnify the warranty holder against the cost of repair or replacement, or actually furnishes repair or replacement, of any structural component or appliance of a home, necessitated by wear and tear or an inherent defect of any such structural component or appliance or necessitated by the failure of an inspection to detect the likelihood of any such loss. See Florida Statutes 634.301
  • 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