§ 636.002 Short title
§ 636.003 Definitions
§ 636.004 Applicability of other laws
§ 636.005 Incorporation required; exceptions
§ 636.006 Insurance business not authorized
§ 636.007 Certificate of authority required
§ 636.008 Application for certificate of authority
§ 636.009 Issuance of certificate of authority; denial
§ 636.012 Continued eligibility for certificate of authority
§ 636.0145 Certain entities contracting with Medicaid
§ 636.015 Language used in contracts and advertisements; translations
§ 636.0155 Disclosures required in contracts and marketing materials
§ 636.016 Prepaid limited health service contracts
§ 636.017 Rates and charges
§ 636.018 Changes in rates and benefits; material modifications; addition of limited health services
§ 636.019 Additional contract contents
§ 636.0201 Genetic information restrictions
§ 636.022 Restrictions upon expulsion or refusal to issue or renew contract
§ 636.023 Charter; bylaw provisions
§ 636.024 Execution of contracts
§ 636.025 Validity of noncomplying contracts
§ 636.026 Construction of contracts
§ 636.027 Delivery of contract
§ 636.028 Notice of cancellation of contract
§ 636.029 Construction and relationship with other laws
§ 636.032 Acceptable payments
§ 636.033 Certain words prohibited in name of organization
§ 636.034 Extension of benefits
§ 636.035 Provider arrangements
§ 636.036 Administrative, provider, and management contracts
§ 636.037 Contract providers
§ 636.038 Complaint system; annual report
§ 636.039 Examination by the office
§ 636.042 Assets, liabilities, and investments
§ 636.043 Annual, quarterly, and miscellaneous reports
§ 636.044 Agent licensing
§ 636.045 Minimum surplus requirements
§ 636.046 Insolvency protection
§ 636.047 Officers’ and employees’ fidelity bond
§ 636.048 Suspension or revocation of certificate of authority; suspension of enrollment of new subscribers; terms of suspension
§ 636.049 Administrative penalty in lieu of suspension or revocation
§ 636.052 Civil remedy
§ 636.053 Injunction
§ 636.054 Payment of judgment by prepaid limited health service organization
§ 636.055 Levy upon deposit limited
§ 636.056 Rehabilitation, conservation, liquidation, or reorganization; exclusive methods of remedy
§ 636.057 Fees
§ 636.058 Investigative power of department and office
§ 636.059 Unfair methods of competition, unfair or deceptive acts or practices defined
§ 636.062 Appeals from the office or department
§ 636.063 Civil liability
§ 636.064 Confidentiality
§ 636.065 Acquisitions
§ 636.066 Taxes imposed
§ 636.067 Rules

Terms Used In Florida Statutes > Chapter 636 > Part I

  • Accessorial services: means any service performed by a mover which results in a charge to the shipper and is incidental to the transportation or shipment of household goods, including, but not limited to, valuation coverage; preparation of written inventory; equipment, including dollies, hand trucks, pads, blankets, and straps; storage, packing, unpacking, or crating of articles; hoisting or lowering; waiting time; carrying articles excessive distances to or from the mover's vehicle, which may be cited as "long carry"; overtime loading and unloading; reweighing; disassembly or reassembly; elevator or stair carrying; boxing or servicing of appliances; and furnishing of packing or crating materials. See Florida Statutes 624.436
  • Advertise: means to advise, announce, give notice of, publish, or call attention by use of oral, written, or graphic statement made in a newspaper or other publication or on radio or television, any electronic medium, or contained in any notice, handbill, sign, including signage on vehicle, flyer, catalog or letter, or printed on or contained in any tag or label attached to or accompanying any good. See Florida Statutes 624.436
  • Affiliate: means a person that directly, or indirectly through one or more intermediaries, controls, is controlled by, or is under common control with an applicant or registrant. See Florida Statutes 624.608
  • Applicant: means the person filing an application for registration of a mark under this chapter and the legal representatives, successors, or assigns of such person. See Florida Statutes 620.8302
  • Approved safety pool cover: means a manually or power-operated safety pool cover that meets all of the performance standards of the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) in compliance with standard F1346-91. See Florida Statutes 624.504
  • Associated person: means :
    (a) With respect to a dealer or investment adviser, any of the following:
  • association: as used in this chapter shall mean and include any foreign association that shall have qualified, in the manner permitted by this chapter, to transact business and acquire, hold, and dispose of property, and sue and be sued in this state. See Florida Statutes 636.034
  • Barrier: means a fence, dwelling wall, or nondwelling wall, or any combination thereof, which completely surrounds the swimming pool and obstructs access to the swimming pool, especially access from the residence or from the yard outside the barrier. See Florida Statutes 624.504
  • bill of lading: means a written document approved by the shipper in writing before the performance of any service which authorizes services from the named mover and lists the services and all costs associated with the household move and accessorial services to be performed. See Florida Statutes 624.436
  • Board: means the Board of Physical Therapy Practice. See Florida Statutes 620.1203
  • Board: means the Board of Psychology. See Florida Statutes 620.1803
  • Board: means the Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, and Mental Health Counseling. See Florida Statutes 620.1910
  • Boiler room: means an enterprise in which two or more persons engage in telephone communications with members of the public using two or more telephones at one location, or at more than one location in a common scheme or enterprise. See Florida Statutes 624.608
  • borrower: means a person who has incurred either direct or contingent liability to repay a consumer finance loan. See Florida Statutes 624.50921
  • Branch office: means any location in this state of a dealer or investment adviser at which one or more associated persons regularly conduct the business of rendering investment advice or effecting any transactions in, or inducing or attempting to induce the purchase or sale of, any security or any location that is held out as such. See Florida Statutes 624.608
  • broker: means a person who, for compensation, arranges for another person to load, transport or ship, or unload household goods as part of a household move or who, for compensation, refers a shipper to a mover by telephone, postal or electronic mail, Internet website, or other means. See Florida Statutes 624.436
  • butterfat: means the fat contained in milk. See Florida Statutes 624.320
  • Certification mark: means any word, name, symbol, or device, or any combination thereof, used by a person other than the owner of the mark to certify regional or other origin, material, mode of manufacture, quality, accuracy, or other characteristics of such person's goods or services or that the work or labor on the goods or services was performed by members of a union or other organization. See Florida Statutes 620.8302
  • Clinical social worker: means a person licensed under this chapter to practice clinical social work. See Florida Statutes 620.1910
  • Collective mark: means a trademark or service mark used by the members of a cooperative, an association, or other collective group or organization, and includes marks used to indicate membership in a union, an association, or other organization. See Florida Statutes 620.8302
  • Commission: means the Financial Services Commission. See Florida Statutes 624.50921
  • Commission: means the Financial Services Commission. See Florida Statutes 624.608
  • Consumer finance loan: means a loan of money, credit, goods, or choses in action, including, except as otherwise specifically indicated, provision of a line of credit, in an amount or to a value of $25,000 or less for which the lender charges, contracts for, collects, or receives interest at a rate greater than 18 percent per annum. See Florida Statutes 624.50921
  • Control person: means an individual, partnership, corporation, trust, or other organization that possesses the power, directly or indirectly, to direct the management or policies of a company, whether through ownership of securities, by contract, or otherwise. See Florida Statutes 624.50921
  • Dealer: includes any of the following:
  • Department: means the Department of Health. See Florida Statutes 620.1203
  • Department: means the Department of Health. See Florida Statutes 620.1803
  • Department: means the Department of Health. See Florida Statutes 620.1910
  • Department: means the Florida Department of State or its designee charged with the administration of this chapter. See Florida Statutes 620.8302
  • Department: means the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. See Florida Statutes 624.320
  • Department: means the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. See Florida Statutes 624.436
  • Department: means the Department of Health and includes its representative county health departments. See Florida Statutes 624.442
  • Department: means the Department of Health. See Florida Statutes 624.470
  • Department: means the Department of Health. See Florida Statutes 624.504
  • Dilution: means the lessening of the capacity of a mark to identify and distinguish goods or services, regardless of the presence or absence of:
    (a) Competition between the owner of the mark and other parties. See Florida Statutes 620.8302
  • Direct supervision: means supervision by a physical therapist who is licensed pursuant to this chapter. See Florida Statutes 620.1203
  • Estimate: means a written document that sets forth the total costs and describes the basis of those costs, relating to a shipper's household move, including, but not limited to, the loading, transportation or shipment, and unloading of household goods and accessorial services. See Florida Statutes 624.436
  • Exceeded its powers: means the following conditions:
    (a) The insurer has refused to permit examination by the office of its books, papers, accounts, records, or business practices;
    (b) An insurer organized in this state has unlawfully removed from this state books, papers, accounts, or records necessary for an examination of the insurer by the office;
    (c) The insurer has failed to promptly comply with the applicable financial reporting statutes and office requests relating thereto;
    (d) The insurer has neglected or refused to observe an order of the office to correct a deficiency in its capital or surplus; or
    (e) The insurer has unlawfully or in violation of an office order:
  • Exit alarm: means a device that makes audible, continuous alarm sounds when any door or window which permits access from the residence to any pool area that is without an intervening enclosure is opened or left ajar. See Florida Statutes 624.504
  • Federal covered adviser: means a person who is registered or required to be registered under…. See Florida Statutes 624.608
  • Federal covered security: means any security that is a covered security under…. See Florida Statutes 624.608
  • foreign association: as used in this chapter shall mean and include any unincorporated joint stock association for profit, created and existing under the laws of any state other than this state, or of the District of Columbia, or of any territory or possession of the United States, engaged in any business or businesses other than the banking, trust, or insurance business, and having written articles of association, capital stock divided into shares, and a name including the word "company" or "association" or "society"; but shall not mean nor include any unincorporated association, company or group of persons engaged in the banking, trust, or insurance business. See Florida Statutes 636.034
  • Frozen dessert: means a specific standardized frozen dessert described in 21 C. See Florida Statutes 624.320
  • goods: means personal effects or other personal property commonly found in a home, personal residence, or other dwelling, including, but not limited to, household furniture. See Florida Statutes 624.436
  • Guarantor: means a person who agrees in writing, or who holds itself out to the public as agreeing, to pay the indebtedness of another when due, including, without limitation, payments of principal and interest on a bond, debenture, note, or other evidence of indebtedness, without resort by the holder to any other obligor, whether or not such writing expressly states that the person signing is signing as a guarantor. See Florida Statutes 624.608
  • Guaranty: means a writing in which one party either agrees, or holds itself out to the public as agreeing, to pay the indebtedness of another when due, including, without limitation, payments of principal and interest on a bond, debenture, note, or other evidence of indebtedness, without resort by the holder to any other obligor, whether or not such writing expressly states that the person signing is signing as a guarantor. See Florida Statutes 624.608
  • Insurer: means and includes every person as defined in…. See Florida Statutes 624.80
  • Interest: means the cost of obtaining a consumer finance loan and includes any profit or advantage of any kind whatsoever that a lender may charge, contract for, collect, receive, or in anywise obtain, including by means of any collateral sale, purchase, or agreement, as a condition for a consumer finance loan. See Florida Statutes 624.50921
  • Intermediary: means a natural person residing in the state or a corporation, trust, partnership, association, or other legal entity registered with the Secretary of State to do business in the state, which facilitates the offer or sale of securities under…. See Florida Statutes 624.608
  • Investment adviser: includes any person who receives compensation, directly or indirectly, and engages for all or part of her or his time, directly or indirectly, or through publications or writings, in the business of advising others as to the value of securities or as to the advisability of investments in, purchasing of, or selling of securities, except a dealer whose performance of these services is solely incidental to the conduct of her or his business as a dealer and who receives no special compensation for such services. See Florida Statutes 624.608
  • Issuer: means any person who proposes to issue, has issued, or shall hereafter issue any security. See Florida Statutes 624.608
  • License: means the document of authorization granted by the board and issued by the department for a person to engage in the practice of physical therapy. See Florida Statutes 620.1203
  • License: means a permit issued under this chapter to make and collect loans in accordance with this chapter at a single place of business. See Florida Statutes 624.50921
  • Licensee: means a person to whom a license is issued. See Florida Statutes 624.50921
  • Lodging park: means a place set aside and offered by a person, for either direct or indirect remuneration of the operator of the place, in which 75 percent of the mobile homes or recreational vehicles or combination thereof are owned by the operator and offered for rent to the public and which is not licensed under chapter 509. See Florida Statutes 624.442
  • Mark: includes any trademark, service mark, certification mark, or collective mark entitled to registration under this chapter, whether or not registered. See Florida Statutes 620.8302
  • Marriage and family therapist: means a person licensed under this chapter to practice marriage and family therapy. See Florida Statutes 620.1910
  • Medically frail elderly person: means any person who is at least 65 years of age and has a medical problem that affects balance, vision, or judgment, including, but not limited to, a heart condition, diabetes, or Alzheimer's disease or any related disorder. See Florida Statutes 624.504
  • Mental health counselor: means a person licensed under this chapter to practice mental health counseling. See Florida Statutes 620.1910
  • Milk: means the lacteal secretion, practically free from colostrum, obtained by the complete milking of one or more healthy cows, goats, sheep, water buffalo, or other hooved mammals. See Florida Statutes 624.320
  • Milk distributor: means any person who offers for sale or sells to another person any milk or milk product. See Florida Statutes 624.320
  • Milk hauler: means any person who transports raw milk or raw milk products to or from a milk plant, receiving station, or transfer station. See Florida Statutes 624.320
  • Milk plant: means any place, premises, or establishment where milk or milk products are collected, handled, processed, stored, pasteurized, aseptically processed, bottled, or prepared for distribution. See Florida Statutes 624.320
  • Milk plant operator: means any person responsible for receiving, processing, pasteurizing, or packaging milk and milk products, or performing any other related operation. See Florida Statutes 624.320
  • Milk producer: means any person who operates a dairy farm and provides, sells, or offers for sale milk to a milk plant, receiving station, or transfer station. See Florida Statutes 624.320
  • Milk products: means products made with milk that is processed in some manner, including being whipped, acidified, cultured, concentrated, lactose-reduced, or sodium-reduced or aseptically processed, or having the addition or subtraction of milkfat, the addition of safe and suitable microbial organisms, or the addition of safe and suitable optional ingredients for protein, vitamin, or mineral fortification. See Florida Statutes 624.320
  • minor: includes any person who has not attained the age of 18 years. See Florida Statutes 88.6011
  • Mobile home: means a residential structure that is transportable in one or more sections, which structure is 8 body feet (2. See Florida Statutes 624.442
  • Mobile home park: means a place set aside and offered by a person, for either direct or indirect remuneration of the owner, lessor, or operator of such place, for the parking, accommodation, or rental of five or more mobile homes. See Florida Statutes 624.442
  • move: means the loading of household goods into a vehicle, moving container, or other mode of transportation or shipment; the transportation or shipment of those household goods; and the unloading of those household goods, when the transportation or shipment originates and terminates at one of the following ultimate locations, regardless of whether the mover temporarily stores the goods while en route between the originating and terminating locations:
    (a) From one dwelling to another dwelling;
    (b) From a dwelling to a storehouse or warehouse that is owned or rented by the shipper or the shipper's agent; or
    (c) From a storehouse or warehouse that is owned or rented by the shipper or the shipper's agent to a dwelling. See Florida Statutes 624.436
  • Mover: means a person who, for compensation, contracts for or engages in the loading, transportation or shipment, or unloading of household goods as part of a household move. See Florida Statutes 624.436
  • oath: includes affirmations. See Florida Statutes 88.6011
  • Occupancy: means the length of time that a recreational vehicle is occupied by a transient guest and not the length of time that such vehicle is located on the leased recreational vehicle site. See Florida Statutes 624.442
  • offer: means any attempt or offer to dispose of, or solicitation of an offer to buy, a security or interest in a security, or an investment or interest in an investment, for value. See Florida Statutes 624.608
  • Office: means the Office of Financial Regulation of the commission. See Florida Statutes 624.50921
  • Office: means the Office of Financial Regulation of the commission. See Florida Statutes 624.608
  • 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 88.6011
  • Operator: means the owner, operator, keeper, lessor, proprietor, manager, assistant manager, desk clerk, agent, or employee of a mobile home, lodging, or recreational vehicle park or a recreational camp who is designated by the permittee as the individual solely responsible for the daily operation of the park or camp and its compliance with this chapter and the rules adopted under this chapter. See Florida Statutes 624.442
  • Permittee: means a person who applies for and is granted a permit under this chapter and who is ultimately responsible for the operation of the mobile home, lodging, or recreational vehicle park or the recreational camp and the compliance of the park or camp with this chapter and the rules adopted under this chapter. See Florida Statutes 624.442
  • 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: means an individual, association, partnership, corporation, or governmental unit. See Florida Statutes 624.442
  • Physical therapist: means a person who is licensed and who practices physical therapy in accordance with the provisions of this chapter. See Florida Statutes 620.1203
  • Physical therapist assistant: means a person who is licensed in accordance with the provisions of this chapter to perform patient-related activities, including the use of physical agents, whose license is in good standing, and whose activities are performed under the direction of a physical therapist as set forth in rules adopted pursuant to this chapter. See Florida Statutes 620.1203
  • Physical therapy practitioner: means a physical therapist or a physical therapist assistant who is licensed and who practices physical therapy in accordance with the provisions of this chapter. See Florida Statutes 620.1203
  • 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
  • Portable pool: means a pool or spa, and related equipment systems of any kind, which is designed or intended to be movable from location to location. See Florida Statutes 624.470
  • Portable spa: means a nonpermanent structure intended for recreational bathing, in which all controls and water-heating and water-circulating equipment are an integral part of the product and which is cord-connected and not permanently electrically wired. See Florida Statutes 624.504
  • Practice of physical therapy: means the performance of physical therapy assessments and the treatment of any disability, injury, disease, or other health condition of human beings, or the prevention of such disability, injury, disease, or other condition of health, and rehabilitation as related thereto by the use of the physical, chemical, and other properties of air; electricity; exercise; massage; the performance of acupuncture only upon compliance with the criteria set forth by the Board of Medicine, when no penetration of the skin occurs; the use of radiant energy, including ultraviolet, visible, and infrared rays; ultrasound; water; the use of apparatus and equipment in the application of the foregoing or related thereto; the performance of tests of neuromuscular functions as an aid to the diagnosis or treatment of any human condition; or the performance of electromyography as an aid to the diagnosis of any human condition only upon compliance with the criteria set forth by the Board of Medicine. See Florida Statutes 620.1203
  • Practice of psychology: means the observations, description, evaluation, interpretation, and modification of human behavior, by the use of scientific and applied psychological principles, methods, and procedures, for the purpose of describing, preventing, alleviating, or eliminating symptomatic, maladaptive, or undesired behavior and of enhancing interpersonal behavioral health and mental or psychological health. See Florida Statutes 620.1803
  • Practice of school psychology: means the rendering or offering to render to an individual, a group, an organization, a government agency, or the public any of the following services:
    (a) Assessment, which includes psychoeducational, developmental, and vocational assessment; evaluation and interpretation of intelligence, aptitudes, interests, academic achievement, adjustment, and motivations, or any other attributes, in individuals or groups, that relate to learning, educational, or adjustment needs. See Florida Statutes 620.1803
  • Principal: means an executive officer of a corporation, partner of a partnership, sole proprietor of a sole proprietorship, trustee of a trust, or any other person with similar supervisory functions with respect to any organization, whether incorporated or unincorporated. See Florida Statutes 624.608
  • Private pool: means a facility used only by an individual, family, or living unit members and their guests which does not serve any type of cooperative housing or joint tenancy of five or more living units. See Florida Statutes 624.470
  • Promoter: includes the following:
    (a) Any person who, acting alone or in conjunction with one or more other persons, directly or indirectly takes the initiative in founding and organizing the business or enterprise of an issuer. See Florida Statutes 624.608
  • Provisional clinical social worker licensee: means a person provisionally licensed under this chapter to provide clinical social work services under supervision. See Florida Statutes 620.1910
  • Provisional marriage and family therapist licensee: means a person provisionally licensed under this chapter to provide marriage and family therapy services under supervision. See Florida Statutes 620.1910
  • Provisional mental health counselor licensee: means a person provisionally licensed under this chapter to provide mental health counseling services under supervision. See Florida Statutes 620.1910
  • Provisional psychologist licensee: means a person provisionally licensed under this chapter to provide psychological services under supervision. See Florida Statutes 620.1803
  • Psychologist: means a person licensed pursuant to…. See Florida Statutes 620.1803
  • Psychotherapist: means a clinical social worker, marriage and family therapist, or mental health counselor licensed pursuant to this chapter. See Florida Statutes 620.1910
  • Public bathing place: means a body of water, natural or modified by humans, for swimming, diving, and recreational bathing used by consent of the owner or owners and held out to the public by any person or public body, irrespective of whether a fee is charged for the use thereof. See Florida Statutes 624.470
  • public pool: means a watertight structure of concrete, masonry, or other approved materials which is located either indoors or outdoors, used for bathing or swimming by humans, and filled with a filtered and disinfected water supply, together with buildings, appurtenances, and equipment used in connection therewith. See Florida Statutes 624.470
  • Qualified institutional buyer: means any qualified institutional buyer, as defined in United States Securities and Exchange Commission Rule 144A, 17 C. See Florida Statutes 624.608
  • Raw milk: means unprocessed milk. See Florida Statutes 624.320
  • Receiving station: means any place, premises, or establishment where raw milk is received, collected, handled, stored, or cooled and is prepared for further transporting. See Florida Statutes 624.320
  • Recreational camp: means one or more buildings or structures, tents, trailers, or vehicles, or any portion thereof, together with the land appertaining thereto, established, operated, or used as living quarters for five or more resident members of the public and designed and operated for recreational purposes. See Florida Statutes 624.442
  • Recreational vehicle park: means a place set aside and offered by a person, for either direct or indirect remuneration of the owner, lessor, or operator of such place, for the parking, accommodation, or rental of five or more recreational vehicles or tents; and the term also includes buildings and sites set aside for group camping and similar recreational facilities. See Florida Statutes 624.442
  • Registered clinical social worker intern: means a person registered under this chapter who is completing the postgraduate clinical social work experience requirement specified in…. See Florida Statutes 620.1910
  • registered mail: include certified mail with return receipt requested. See Florida Statutes 88.6011
  • Registered marriage and family therapist intern: means a person registered under this chapter who is completing the post-master's clinical experience requirement specified in…. See Florida Statutes 620.1910
  • Registered mental health counselor intern: means a person registered under this chapter who is completing the post-master's clinical experience requirement specified in…. See Florida Statutes 620.1910
  • Registrant: means the person to whom the registration of a mark under this chapter is issued and the legal representatives, successors, or assigns of such person. See Florida Statutes 620.8302
  • Related company: means any person whose use of a mark is controlled by the owner of the mark with respect to the nature and quality of the goods or services on or in connection with which the mark is used. See Florida Statutes 620.8302
  • Residential: means situated on the premises of a detached one-family or two-family dwelling or a one-family townhouse not more than three stories high. See Florida Statutes 624.504
  • School psychologist: means a person licensed pursuant to…. See Florida Statutes 620.1803
  • Security: includes any of the following:
    (a) A note. See Florida Statutes 624.608
  • sell: means any contract of sale or disposition of any investment, security, or interest in a security, for value. See Florida Statutes 624.608
  • Service mark: means any word, name, symbol, or device, or any combination thereof, used by a person to identify and distinguish the services of such person, including a unique service, from the services of others, and to indicate the source of the services, even if that source is unknown. See Florida Statutes 620.8302
  • Shipper: means a person who uses the services of a mover to transport or ship household goods as part of a household move. See Florida Statutes 624.436
  • Social worker: means a person who has a bachelor's, master's, or doctoral degree in social work. See Florida Statutes 620.1910
  • statutory accounting principles: means accounting principles as defined in the National Association of Insurance Commissioners Accounting Practices and Procedures Manual as of March 2002 and subsequent amendments thereto if the methodology remains substantially consistent. See Florida Statutes 625.01115
  • Storage: means the temporary warehousing of a shipper's goods while under the care, custody, and control of the mover. See Florida Statutes 624.436
  • Swimming pool: means any structure, located in a residential area, that is intended for swimming or recreational bathing and contains water over 24 inches deep, including, but not limited to, in-ground, aboveground, and on-ground swimming pools; hot tubs; and nonportable spas. See Florida Statutes 624.504
  • Temporary pool: means a pool intended to be used in conjunction with a sanctioned national or international swimming or diving competition event that does not exceed 30 consecutive days of use. See Florida Statutes 624.470
  • Trade name: means any name used by a person to identify a business or vocation of such person. See Florida Statutes 620.8302
  • Trademark: means any word, name, symbol, or device, or any combination thereof, used by a person to identify and distinguish the goods of such person, including a unique product, from those manufactured or sold by others, and to indicate the source of the goods, even if the source is unknown. See Florida Statutes 620.8302
  • Transfer station: means any place, premises, or establishment where milk or milk products are transferred directly from one milk tank truck to another. See Florida Statutes 624.320
  • Transient guest: means any guest registered as provided in…. See Florida Statutes 624.442
  • Underwriter: means a person who has purchased from an issuer or an affiliate of an issuer with a view to, or offers or sells for an issuer or an affiliate of an issuer in connection with, the distribution of any security, or participates or has a direct or indirect participation in any such undertaking, or participates or has a participation in the direct or indirect underwriting of any such undertaking; except that a person shall be presumed not to be an underwriter with respect to any security which she or he has owned beneficially for at least 1 year; and, further, a dealer shall not be considered an underwriter with respect to any securities which do not represent part of an unsold allotment to or subscription by the dealer as a participant in the distribution of such securities by the issuer or an affiliate of the issuer; and, further, in the case of securities acquired on the conversion of another security without payment of additional consideration, the length of time such securities have been beneficially owned by a person includes the period during which the convertible security was beneficially owned and the period during which the security acquired on conversion has been beneficially owned. See Florida Statutes 624.608
  • Unsound condition: means that the office has determined that one or more of the following conditions exist with respect to an insurer:
    (a) The insurer's required surplus, capital, or capital stock is impaired to an extent prohibited by law;
    (b) The insurer continues to write new business when it has not maintained the required surplus or capital;
    (c) The insurer attempts to dissolve or liquidate without first having made provisions, satisfactory to the office, for liabilities arising from insurance policies issued by the insurer; or
    (d) The insurer meets one or more of the grounds in…. See Florida Statutes 624.80
  • Use: means the bona fide use of a mark in the ordinary course of trade and not used merely for the purpose of reserving a right in a mark. See Florida Statutes 620.8302
  • 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 88.6011
  • Viatical settlement investment: means an agreement for the purchase, sale, assignment, transfer, devise, or bequest of all or any portion of a legal or equitable interest in a viaticated policy as defined in chapter 626. See Florida Statutes 624.608
  • Washing station: means any place, premises, or establishment where milk tank trucks are cleaned and sanitized. See Florida Statutes 624.320
  • 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
  • Young child: means any person under the age of 6 years. See Florida Statutes 624.504