69B-232.030. Definitions  

Effective on Sunday, November 10, 2019
  • 1The following definitions shall apply for purposes of this rule chapter.

    12(1) “Administrative complaint” means a charging document filed by the Department against a licensee.

    26(2) “Administrative action” means the factual allegations with citations to violations of the Florida Insurance Code, Department rules, or a Department order grouped together in one or more counts.

    55(3) “Count” means a single allegation or multiple allegations relating to a single transaction or occurrence which if true, would constitute a violation of one or more provisions of the Florida Insurance Code.

    88(4) “Department” means the Department of Financial Services.

    96(5) “Final penalty” means the penalty imposed on a licensee by the Department.

    109(6) “License” shall have the meaning set forth in Section 119120.52(10), F.S.

    121(7) “Licensee” means one who holds a license.

    129(8) “Penalty per count” means the penalty to be assessed for a single count and is the maximum stated penalty for a proven violation.

    153(9) “Stated penalty” means the penalty for violations set forth in Rules 69B-232.080 through 69B-232.150, F.A.C.

    169(10) “Total penalty” means the sum of all maximum stated penalties for each count.