§ 791.001 Application and enforcement
§ 791.01 Definitions
§ 791.012 Minimum fireworks safety standards
§ 791.013 Testing and approval of sparklers; penalties
§ 791.015 Registration of manufacturers, distributors, wholesalers, and retailers of sparklers
§ 791.02 Sale of fireworks regulated; rules and regulations
§ 791.03 Bond of licensees
§ 791.04 Sale at wholesale, etc., exempted
§ 791.05 Seizure of illegal fireworks
§ 791.055 Restrictions upon storage of sparklers
§ 791.06 Penalties
§ 791.07 Agricultural and fish hatchery use
§ 791.08 Use during designated holidays; exemption

Terms Used In Florida Statutes > Chapter 791

  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Audit: means a systematic review of financial and all other documents to ensure compliance with…. See Florida Statutes 744.102
  • Bankruptcy: Refers to statutes and judicial proceedings involving persons or businesses that cannot pay their debts and seek the assistance of the court in getting a fresh start. Under the protection of the bankruptcy court, debtors may discharge their debts, perhaps by paying a portion of each debt. Bankruptcy judges preside over these proceedings.
  • Corporate guardian: means a corporation authorized to exercise fiduciary or guardianship powers in this state and includes a nonprofit corporate guardian. See Florida Statutes 744.102
  • 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.
  • Court: means the circuit court. See Florida Statutes 744.102
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Distributor: means any person engaged in the business of selling sparklers to a wholesaler. See Florida Statutes 791.01
  • Division: means the Division of the State Fire Marshal of the Department of Financial Services. See Florida Statutes 791.01
  • Embezzlement: In most states, embezzlement is defined as theft/larceny of assets (money or property) by a person in a position of trust or responsibility over those assets. Embezzlement typically occurs in the employment and corporate settings. Source: OCC
  • Estate: means the property of a ward subject to administration. See Florida Statutes 744.102
  • 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.
  • Explosive compound: means any chemical compound, mixture, or device the primary or common purpose of which is to function by the substantially instantaneous release of gas and heat. See Florida Statutes 791.01
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fireworks: means and includes any combustible or explosive composition or substance or combination of substances or, except as hereinafter provided, any article prepared for the purpose of producing a visible or audible effect by combustion, explosion, deflagration, or detonation. See Florida Statutes 791.01
  • Foreign guardian: means a guardian appointed in another state or country. See Florida Statutes 744.102
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Guardian: means a person who has been appointed by the court to act on behalf of a ward's person or property, or both. See Florida Statutes 744.102
  • 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.
  • manage property: means to take those actions necessary to obtain, administer, and dispose of real and personal property, intangible property, business property, benefits, and income. See Florida Statutes 744.102
  • Manufacturer: means any person engaged in the manufacture or construction of sparklers in this state. See Florida Statutes 791.01
  • Minor: means a person under 18 years of age whose disabilities have not been removed by marriage or otherwise. See Florida Statutes 744.102
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Next of kin: means those persons who would be heirs at law of the ward or alleged incapacitated person if the person were deceased and includes the lineal descendants of the ward or alleged incapacitated person. See Florida Statutes 744.102
  • 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.
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Pleadings: Written statements of the parties in a civil case of their positions. In the federal courts, the principal pleadings are the complaint and the answer.
  • Property: means both real and personal property or any interest in it and anything that may be the subject of ownership. See Florida Statutes 744.102
  • Retailer: means any person who, at a fixed place of business, is engaged in selling sparklers to consumers at retail. See Florida Statutes 791.01
  • Seasonal retailer: means any person engaged in the business of selling sparklers at retail in this state from June 20 through July 5 and from December 10 through January 2 of each year. See Florida Statutes 791.01
  • 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.
  • Sparkler: means a device which emits showers of sparks upon burning, does not contain any explosive compounds, does not detonate or explode, is handheld or ground based, cannot propel itself through the air, and contains not more than 100 grams of the chemical compound which produces sparks upon burning. See Florida Statutes 791.01
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Totally incapacitated: means incapable of exercising any of the rights enumerated in…. See Florida Statutes 744.102
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • Ward: means a person for whom a guardian has been appointed. See Florida Statutes 744.102
  • Wholesaler: means any person engaged in the business of selling sparklers to a retailer. See Florida Statutes 791.01
  • 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