2010 Florida Statutes
The term “foreign association” as used in this chapter shall mean and include any unincorporated joint stock association for profit, created and existing under the laws of any state other than this state, or of the District of Columbia, or of any territory or possession of the United States, engaged in any business or businesses other than the banking, trust, or insurance business, and having written articles of association, capital stock divided into shares, and a name including the word “company” or “association” or “society”; but shall not mean nor include any unincorporated association, company or group of persons engaged in the banking, trust, or insurance business.
The term “association” as used in this chapter shall mean and include any foreign association that shall have qualified, in the manner permitted by this chapter, to transact business and acquire, hold, and dispose of property, and sue and be sued in this state.
s. 2, ch. 23897, 1947.