§ 683.01 Legal holidays
§ 683.02 Meaning of term “legal holidays” as used in contracts.
§ 683.04 Arbor Day
§ 683.05 Pan-American Day
§ 683.06 Pascua Florida Day
§ 683.08 Gasparilla Day, legal holiday in Hillsborough County
§ 683.09 DeSoto Day, legal holiday in Manatee County
§ 683.10 Grandparents’ and Family Caregivers’ Day.
§ 683.11 Law Enforcement Appreciation Day and Law Enforcement Appreciation Month
§ 683.115 Law Enforcement Memorial Day
§ 683.12 Parade Day, Hillsborough County
§ 683.13 State observance of national day of mourning
§ 683.14 Patriots’ Day.
§ 683.145 I Am An American Day
§ 683.1455 American Founders’ Month.
§ 683.146 Purple Heart Day
§ 683.147 Medal of Honor Day
§ 683.15 Teacher’s Day.
§ 683.16 Retired Teachers’ Day.
§ 683.17 Parents’ and Children’s Day.
§ 683.18 Save the Florida Panther Day
§ 683.185 Everglades Day
§ 683.19 Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, and Good Friday; designation as legal holiday by chief circuit judges
§ 683.195 Florida Jewish History Month
§ 683.21 Juneteenth Day
§ 683.22 Law Day and Law Week
§ 683.23 Florida Missing Children’s Day.
§ 683.231 Citizen support organization for Florida Missing Children’s Day.
§ 683.24 Florida Alzheimer’s Disease Day.
§ 683.25 Bill of Rights Day
§ 683.26 Ronald Reagan Day
§ 683.325 Homeless Persons’ Memorial Day.
§ 683.33 Three Kings Day
§ 683.331 Child Welfare Professionals Recognition Day
§ 683.332 Ronshay Dugans Act
§ 683.333 Foster Family Appreciation Week
§ 683.334 Victims of Communism Day
§ 683.3341 Responsible Fatherhood Month

Terms Used In Florida Statutes > Chapter 683 - Legal Holidays; Special Observances

  • Account: means any deposit or credit account with a bank, including a demand, time, savings, passbook, share draft, or like account, other than an account evidenced by a certificate of deposit. See Florida Statutes 674.104
  • Banking day: means the part of a day on which a bank is open to the public for carrying on substantially all of its banking functions. See Florida Statutes 674.104
  • Beneficiary: A person who is entitled to receive the benefits or proceeds of a will, trust, insurance policy, retirement plan, annuity, or other contract. Source: OCC
  • Chief judge: The judge who has primary responsibility for the administration of a court but also decides cases; chief judges are determined by seniority.
  • Clearinghouse: means an association of banks or other payors regularly clearing items. See Florida Statutes 674.104
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • 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.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Draft: means a draft as defined in…. See Florida Statutes 674.104
  • Drawee: means a person ordered in a draft to make payment. See Florida Statutes 674.104
  • 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.
  • Forgery: The fraudulent signing or alteration of another's name to an instrument such as a deed, mortgage, or check. The intent of the forgery is to deceive or defraud. Source: OCC
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Guarantor: A party who agrees to be responsible for the payment of another party's debts should that party default. Source: OCC
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Item: means an instrument or a promise or order to pay money handled by a bank for collection or payment. See Florida Statutes 674.104
  • 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.
  • Legacy: A gift of property made by will.
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Recourse: An arrangement in which a bank retains, in form or in substance, any credit risk directly or indirectly associated with an asset it has sold (in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles) that exceeds a pro rata share of the bank's claim on the asset. If a bank has no claim on an asset it has sold, then the retention of any credit risk is recourse. Source: FDIC
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • 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