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Section 435.02, Florida Statutes 2004

435.02  Definitions.--For the purposes of this chapter:

(1)  "Employee" means any person required by law to be screened pursuant to the provisions of this chapter.

(2)  "Employer" means any person or entity required by law to conduct screening of employees pursuant to this chapter.

(3)  "Licensing agency" means any state or county agency which grants licenses or registration permitting the operation of an employer or is itself an employer. When there is no state licensing agency or the county licensing agency chooses not to conduct employment screening, "licensing agency" means the Department of Children and Family Services.

History.--s. 47, ch. 95-228; s. 207, ch. 99-8.