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2004 Florida Statutes

Section 817.801, Florida Statutes 2004

817.801  Definitions.--As used in this part:

(1)  "Credit counseling services" means confidential money management, debt reduction, and financial educational services.

(2)  "Debt management services" means services provided to a debtor by a credit counseling organization for a fee to:

(a)  Effect the adjustment, compromise, or discharge of any unsecured account, note, or other indebtedness of the debtor; or

(b)  Receive from the debtor and disburse to a creditor any money or other thing of value.

(3)  "Person" means any individual, corporation, partnership, trust, association, or other legal entity.

(4)  "Credit counseling agency" means any organization providing debt management services or credit counseling services.

History.--s. 1, ch. 2004-351.