§ 677.101 Short title
§ 677.102 Definitions and index of definitions
§ 677.103 Relation of chapter to treaty, statute, classification, or regulation
§ 677.104 Negotiable and nonnegotiable document of title
§ 677.105 Reissuance in alternative medium
§ 677.106 Control of electronic document of title

Terms Used In Florida Statutes > Chapter 677 > Part I - General

  • 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.
  • Bailee: means a person that by a warehouse receipt, bill of lading, or other document of title acknowledges possession of goods and contracts to deliver them. See Florida Statutes 677.102
  • Carrier: means a person that issues a bill of lading. See Florida Statutes 677.102
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Delivery order: means a record that contains an order to deliver goods directed to a warehouse, carrier, or other person that in the ordinary course of business issues warehouse receipts or bills of lading. See Florida Statutes 677.102
  • Goods: means all things that are treated as movable for the purposes of a contract of storage or transportation. See Florida Statutes 677.102
  • Issuer: means a bailee who issues a document of title or, in the case of an unaccepted delivery order, the person who orders the possessor of goods to deliver. See Florida Statutes 677.102
  • 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
  • Record: means information that is inscribed on a tangible medium or that is stored in an electronic or other medium and is retrievable in perceivable form. See Florida Statutes 677.102
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Warehouse: means a person engaged in the business of storing goods for hire. See Florida Statutes 677.102