Fla. Admin. Code Ann. R. 18-14.001 - Definitions

As used in this rule chapter:

(1) "Board" means the Governor and Cabinet sitting as the Board of Trustees of the Internal Improvement Trust Fund.
(2) "Department" means the Department of Environmental Protection.
(3) "Fine" means a monetary assessment imposed on a person or the agent of a person who willfully damages state lands, willfully damages or removes products of state lands in violation of state or federal law, or knowingly refuses to comply with or willfully violates Chapter 253, F.S.
(4) "Offense" means each day during any portion of which a violation of Chapter 253, F.S., and this rule occurs.
(5) "Person" means individuals, firms, associations, joint adventures, partnerships, estates, trusts, business trusts, syndicates, fiduciaries, corporations, and all other groups or combinations; and a political subdivision of the state.
(6) "Products" means, without limitation, indigenous, planted or exotic trees and other vegetation, or portions thereof; peat; solid minerals, phosphate, or limestone; oil or gas; metals; or other inorganic material, such as sand or gravel. For purposes of this rule, animal wildlife within the jurisdiction of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and seashells shall not be considered products of state lands.
(7) "State land" means that land, title to which is vested in the Board pursuant to Section 253.03, F.S.


Fla. Admin. Code Ann. R. 18-14.001
Specific Authority 253.04(2) FS. Law Implemented 253.04 FS.
New 7-7-85, Formerly 16Q-14.01, Transferred from 16Q-14.001.

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