Application —
Continuing Education Provider — Bd. Authority to Regulate Providers Found Lacking, VIII-1143.
Amended Final Order: Health v. Doll, D.C., VIII-1144.
Costs (See Also PRACTICE & PROCEDURE; Attorney’s Fees & Costs) —
Bd. Award of Reversed Due to Insufficient Proof, VIII-1145.
Declaratory Statement (See DECLARATORY STATEMENTS)
License —
Advertising —
False & Misleading — Must Be Directed to the Public & Not Merely Seek Referrals From Other Chiropractors, VIII-1146.
False & Misleading, VIII-1147.
Criminal Plea —
Conspiracy to Defraud the Federal Government, VIII-1148.
Emergency Restriction —
Criminal Plea — Computer Solicitation of Minor For Sex, VIII-1149.
Emergency Suspension —
Aiding & Abetting Unlicensed Personnel, VIII-1150.
Controlled Substance — Improper Prescription of, VIII-1151.
Controlled Substances — Inappropriate or Excessive Prescriptions, VIII-1152.
Controlled Substances — Use of Presigned Blank Prescription Pads, VIII-1153.
Criminal Charge — Practicing Medicine Without a License/Racketeering In Narcotics/Trafficking In Hydrocodone, VIII-1154.
Criminal Plea — Attempting to Purchase Cocaine, VIII-1155.
Criminal Plea — Diversion of Controlled Substances, VIII-1156.
Criminal Plea — Insurance Fraud, VIII-1157.
Criminal Plea — Possession of Cocaine/Resisting An Officer With Violence, VIII-1158.
Criminal Plea — Possession of Cocaine, VIII-1159.
Criminal Plea — Possession of Oxycodone, VIII-1160.
Criminal Plea — Trafficking In Heroin, VIII-1161.
Default On Student Loan, VIII-1162.
Failure to Comply With PRN Contract, VIII-1163.
Failure to Keep Requisite Written Records, VIII-1164.
Failure to Perform Statutory or Legal Obligation, VIII-1165.
False Statements On Licensure Application, VIII-1166.
Fraudulent Conduct, VIII-1167.
Improper Delegation to Unlicensed Personnel, VIII-1168.
Inability In Profession (Alcoholism & Marijuana Addiction), VIII-1169.
Inability In Profession (Bipolar Disorder), VIII-1170.
Inability In Profession (Cocaine), VIII-1171.
Inability In Profession (Opioids & Benzodiazepine), VIII-1172.
Insurance Fraud, VIII-1173.
Operating Beyond Scope of License, VIII-1174.
Operating In Violation of Restriction On License, VIII-1175.
Operating While License Was Suspended, VIII-1176.
Order Lifting Emergency Suspension: IN RE: Clark C. Walters, VIII-1177.
Order Lifting Emergency Suspension: IN RE: Scott Sloan, VIII-1178.
Positive Drug Screen (Tramadol), VIII-1179.
Refusal to Enter Into PRN Contract, VIII-1180.
Sexual Misconduct With Minor Patient, VIII-1181.
Sexual Misconduct With Patient, VIII-1182.
Unacceptable Level of Care, VIII-1183.
Violation of Board Order, VIII-1184.
Fraudulent Conduct, VIII-1185.
Inability In Profession (Opioid/Benzodiazepine/Alcohol Dependence), VIII-1186.
Operating Beyond Scope of License —
Form of Injectable Substance Constitutes, VIII-1187.
Operating Beyond Scope of License, VIII-1188.
Revocation For Criminal Plea to Conspiracy to Defraud a Health Care Program Affirmed, VIII-1189.
Sexual Abuse of Patient, VIII-1190.
Sexual Misconduct With Client —
Increase In Penalty Over DOAH Recommendation Reversed & Remanded, VIII-1191.
Licensure —
Exam —
Challenge to Grading, VIII-1192.



601.14 Tax to Fund State-Conceived Advertising of Fla. Citrus Products —
Circuit Court Invalidation of As Violative of the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution Affirmed, VIII-1193.



Annexation —
Annexation Quashed On Basis That An Impermissible Pocket of Unincorporated Area Within a Municiplaity Was Created, VIII-1194.
Ordinance (See STATUTES, Constitution, Conflict)



License —
Emergency Suspension —
Criminal Plea — Burglary & Possession of Narcotic Paraphernalia, VIII-1195.
Criminal Plea — Driving Under the Influence (DUI), VIII-1196.
Criminal Plea — Possession of a Controlled Substance, VIII-1197.
Diversion of Controlled Substances, VIII-1198.
Failure to Comply With PRN Contract, VIII-1199.
Inability In Profession (Anxiety Disorder/Marijuana/Alcohol/Impaired At Work), VIII-1200.
Inability In Profession (Depression), VIII-1201.
Positive Drug Screen — Alcohol, VIII-1202.
Positive Drug Screen — Alcohol & Marijuana, VIII-1203.
Positive Drug Screen — Cocaine, VIII-1204.
Positive Drug Screen — Marijuana, VIII-1205.
Licensure —
Requirement to Maintain National Certification Is In Addition to the Degree Requirement For Nonphysicians, VIII-1206.


COMMUNITY AFFAIRS, Dept. of (See Also ADMINISTRATION Comm.; AREA OF CRITICAL STATE CONCERN; Index to Administrative Order By Agency (IAA) For Index to Binding Letters By County; DECLARATORY STATEMENTS)

Amended Final Order: Florida Keys Citizens Coalition Inc., et al. v. Dept. of Community Affairs & Monroe County, VIII-1207.
Amended Final Order: Community Affairs v. Haines City, et al., VIII-1208.
Binding Letter (See Also Index to Administrative Orders By Agency (IAA) For Index to Binding Letters By County) —
Interpretation of Vested Rights Status —
Aggregation Rule — Found to Be Inapplicable, VIII-1209.
Demolition & Reconstruction Within Same Approximate Footprint Does Not Vitiate Vested Rights Per Se, VIII-1210.
Expiration Dates Are Not Appropriate, VIII-1211.
Housing — Affordable — Impact On Considered, VIII-1212.
Regionally Significant Resources — Vegetation & Wildlife, VIII-1213.
Transportation — Regionally Significant Roadways Identified, VIII-1214.
Vested Rights Found — Vested Rights Not Found, VIII-1215.
Modification to DRI With Vested Rights —
Substantial Changes — Found, VIII-1216.
Substantial Changes — Not Found, VIII-1217.
Status of —
380 Regulates Development That Implicates State and Regional Interests-Not Development That Is of a Local Nature, VIII-1218.
Does Not Authorize Development, VIII-1219.
Local Governments May Comment On But Cannot Challenge, VIII-1220.
Only Proper Parties Are the Developer & the Department, VIII-1221.
Represents Dept. Formal Determination of the Necessity For DRI Review, VIII-1222.
Third Party (County) Challenge – Not Contemplated Under 380, VIII-1223.
Building Comm. (See Also COUNTY GOVERNMENT) —
Challenge to Grant of Waiver of Accessibility Requirements —
Appeal Brought By Dissenting Member of the Comm. Dismissed For Lack of Standing, VIII-1224.
Jurisdiction to Hear Appeals of Decisions of Local Building Officials — Effective Date of Statutory Amendment, VIII-1225.
College Campus Master Plan —
Data Must Be From Professionally Accepted Existing Sources & Be the Best Available, VIII-1226.
Must Be Consistent With the State Comprehensive Plan, VIII-1227.
Must Not Conflict With the Comprehensive Plans of the Host or Any Affected Local Government, VIII-1228.
University of Central Florida —
Dept. of Community Affairs Denial of Third Party Challenge As Untimely & Without Merit Affirmed, VIII-1229.
Intervenor Challenge Dismissed As Untimely — Amendments Found In Compliance, VIII-1230.
Third Party Motion For Stay Pending Appellate Review After Unsuccessful Challenge to Amendments Denied, VIII-1231.
Community Development Block Grant (See Also Rule Variance or Waiver) —
Challenge to Scoring of Application, VIII-1232.
Comprehensive Plan (See Also ADMINISTRATION Comm.; COUNTY GOVERNMENT, Local Comprehensive Plan) —
163 —
120 Procedure Is Not De Novo, VIII-1233.
Dept. Must Either Find In Compliance or Submit the DOAH Recommended Order to the Administrative Comm. For Final Action, VIII-1234.
Dept. Policy Decisions Are Not Subject to Numerical Computation or Algebraic Equations, VIII-1235.
163.3184(12) Attorney’s Fees & Costs (See Also PRACTICE & PROCEDURE) —
DOAH Has Exclusive Final Order Jurisdiction Over Motion For, VIII-1236.
Denied, VIII-1237.
Agricultural Activities Are Exempt From the Definition of “Development”, VIII-1238.
Amendments to —
Dept. Notice of Intent Found to Include 2002 As Well As 2003 Amendments, VIII-1239.
Inconsistency Defined & Discussed, VIII-1240.
Intervenor Challenge Is Limited to Amendments, VIII-1241.
Preexisting Plan Provisions Are Not Reviewed (Again), VIII-1242.
Small Scale Plan Amendments — Dept. Does Not Review Unless In Area of Critical State Concern, VIII-1243.
Small Scale Plan Amendments — Local Government’s Determination Is Presumed Correct, VIII-1244.
Small Scale Plan Amendments — Presumed Correct, VIII-1245.
The Same Amount or Type of Data Required Varies, VIII-1246.
Appellate Review — Motion to Vacate Automatic Stay Granted —
Palm Beach County — Intervenor Challenge to Amendment — Indian Trail Improvement Dist., VIII-1247.
Consistency —
Amendments — Inconsistency Defined & Discussed, VIII-1248.
Conclusion of Law, VIII-1249.
Consistency With Land Development Regulations Is Not Required, VIII-1250.
Internal Consistency — Discussed, VIII-1251.
Construction (See Also STATUTES) —
Plain & Unambiguous Language Need Not Be Construed, VIII-1252.
Plain Meaning of Ordinary Words Is the First Consideration, VIII-1253.
Plan Must Be Read As a Whole, VIII-1254.
Related Provisions Considered In Para Materia, VIII-1255.
Evaluation & Appraisal Reports (EAR) —
Failure to Timely Adopt Discussed, VIII-1256.
Legislative History Regarding Examined, VIII-1257.
Expedited DOAH Hearing Accorded, VIII-1258.
Future Land Use Element —
Maximum Allowable Densities Generally Should Be Used, VIII-1259.
Hurricanes —
Dept. Lacks Jurisdiction to Consider Frequency & Intensity of, VIII-1260.
In Compliance —
Acceptability of One Analytical Methodology Over Another Is Not a Proper Issue, VIII-1261.
Adherence to Public Participation Procedure Not Considered, VIII-1262.
Allocation Ratio Not Utilized, VIII-1263.
Consistency With Land Development Regulations Not Considered, VIII-1264.
Defined, VIII-1265.
Dept. Determination of Not In Compliance Must Be Submitted to the Administration Comm. For Final Action, VIII-1266.
Dept. Role In Determining Discussed, VIII-1267.
Determination Must Be Based Strictly On Maximum Impacts Authorized — Not Speculation of a Lesser Impact, VIII-1268.
Land Development Regulations, Zoning Ordinances & Development Order Not Considered, VIII-1269.
Need Question Answered In a Jurisdiction-Specific Context, VIII-1270.
Procedural Flaws Must Be Prejudicial In Order To Be Probative, VIII-1271.
Public Participation Is Not Germane, VIII-1272.
Intervenors (See Also PRACTICE & PROCEDURE) —
Affected Persons — Adjacent Property Owner Outside the Local Jurisdiction, VIII-1273.
Affected Persons — Defined, VIII-1274.
Affected Persons — Four (4) Part Test For, VIII-1275.
Associational Standing — Requirements For, VIII-1276.
Burden of Proof — Not Even Fairly Debatable Standard — Applies Both to the Local Government’s and to the Department’s Determinations, VIII-1277.
Burden of Proof — Not Even Fairly Debatable Standard — Defined & Discussed, VIII-1278.
Burden of Proof — Not Even Fairly Debatable Standard — Is a Heavy One, VIII-1279.
Burden of Proof — Not Even Fairly Debatable Standard, VIII-1280.
Public Participation Requirement — Examined, VIII-1281.
Standing — Affected Person Defined & Discussed, VIII-1282.
Standing — Appellate Review Is De Novo, VIII-1283.
Standing — Associational — Requirements For, VIII-1284.
Standing — Citizens, VIII-1285.
Standing — County Government — Other Intervenors Demonstrate Standing, VIII-1286.
Standing — County Government, VIII-1287.
Standing — Direct Impact On Real Property Not Required, VIII-1288.
Standing — Failure to Timely Submit Comments, VIII-1289.
Standing — Need Not Be Proven If Co-Petitioner Has Established, VIII-1290.
Standing — Opportunity to Raise New Issues Expires 21 Days After Notice of Intent, VIII-1291.
Standing — Settlement — Partial — Found Lacking, VIII-1292.
Standing — So. Fla. Regional Planning Council Found to Lack, VIII-1293.
Substantial Local Nexus Test, VIII-1294.
Time Limit For Filing Challenge — Calculated From Time Local Ordinance Actually Takes Effect, VIII-1295.
Time Limit For Filing Challenge — Calculated From Time Local Ordinance Is Passed, VIII-1296.
Time Limit For Filing Challenge — Dept. Dismissal of Petition As Untimely Reversed, VIII-1297.
Time Limit For Raising New Issues Examined, VIII-1298.
Legislative In Nature, VIII-1299.
Mediation —
Press Access to Is Immaterial, VIII-1300.
Natural Resource Issues —
Planning Requirements Found Satisfied, VIII-1301.
Regional Planning Council Policy Plans —
Consistency With Found, VIII-1302.
Requisite Data, Studies, Etc. —
All Data Available At Time of Adoption Is Germane Even If Not Actually Considered, VIII-1303.
All Data Available At Time of Adoption Need Not Be Submitted to the Department, VIII-1304.
Analysis – As Opposed to Data – Need Not Be In Existence At Time of Adoption of a Plan Amendment, VIII-1305.
Best Available — Data Must Be Utilized, VIII-1306.
Best Available — Existing Data Must Be Used, VIII-1307.
Data May Support More Than One (1) Land Use Classification, VIII-1308.
In Support of, VIII-1309.
Original Data Need Not Be Collected, VIII-1310.
Varies From Case-to-Case, VIII-1311.
School Concurrency Discussed, VIII-1312.
State Comprehensive Plan —
Test For Consistency With, VIII-1313.
Urban Sprawl —
Defined & Discussed, VIII-1314.
Comprehensive Plan — Alachua County — Intervenor Challenge to Amendment, VIII-1315.
Comprehensive Plan — Bay County — Intervenor Challenge to Amendment, VIII-1316.
Comprehensive Plan — Beverly Beach — Intervenor Challenge to Amendment, VIII-1317.
Comprehensive Plan — City of Alachua — Intervenor Challenge to Dept. Compliance Determination Dismissed As Untimely, VIII-1318.
Comprehensive Plan — City of Cocoa — Intervenor Challenge to Amendment, VIII-1319.
Comprehensive Plan — City of Miami — Intervenor Challenge to Small Scale Plan Amendment, VIII-1320.
Comprehensive Plan — Dade County — Intervenor Challenge to Amendment, VIII-1321.
Comprehensive Plan — Homestead — Intervenor Challenge to Amendment, VIII-1322.
Comprehensive Plan — Marineland — Intervenor Challenge to Amendment, VIII-1323.
Comprehensive Plan — Marion County — Intervenor Challenge to Amendment, VIII-1324.
Comprehensive Plan — Martin County — Intervenor Challenge to Amendment, VIII-1325.
Comprehensive Plan — Miami — Intervenor Challenge to Small Scale Plan Amendment, VIII-1326.
Comprehensive Plan — Naples — Intervenor (County) Challenge to Amendment, VIII-1327.
Comprehensive Plan — New Smyrna Beach — Intervenor Challenge to Small Scale Plan Amendment, VIII-1328.
Comprehensive Plan — Newberry — Intervenor Challenge to Settlement, VIII-1329.
Comprehensive Plan — Palm Beach County — Intervenor Challenge to Amendment, VIII-1330.
Comprehensive Plan — Palm Beach County — Intervenor Challenge to Amendment —
Automatic — Stay Pending Appeal Vacated — Indian Trial Improvement Dist., VIII-1331.
Comprehensive Plan — Palm Beach County — Intervenor Challenge to Amendment — Indian Trail Improvement Dist. — Dept. Denial of Challenge — Affirmed, VIII-1332.
Comprehensive Plan — Panama City — Intervenor Challenge to Amendment, VIII-1333.
Comprehensive Plan — Santa Rosa County — Intervenor Challenge to Small Scale Plan Amendment, VIII-1334.
Comprehensive Plan — St. Lucie County — Intervenor Challenge to Amendment, VIII-1335.
Comprehensive Plan — St. Petersburg — Intervenor Challenge to Small Scale Plan Amendment, VIII-1336.
Comprehensive Plan — Village of Wellington — Intervenor Challenge to Amendment, VIII-1337.
Comprehensive Plan — Wakulla County — Intervenor Challenge to Amendment, VIII-1338.
Comprehensive Plan — Winter Springs — Intervenor Challenge to Amendment, VIII-1339.
Consistency of Local Ordinance With Local Comprehensive Plan (See Also COMMUNITY AFFIARS, Dept. of; COUNTY COVERNMENT) —
All Land Development Regulations Must Be Consistent With the Local Comprehensive Plan, VIII-1340.
Bay County —
Definition of “Dwelling” or “Dwelling Unit”, VIII-1341.
Ordinance Governing Resort Condominiums Found to Be Consistent With the Comprehensive Plan, VIII-1342.
Various Land Development Regulations (LDR’s) Found Consistent & Inconsistent, VIII-1343.
Burden of Proof — Fairly Debatable Standard, VIII-1344.
Citizens – Not the State – Enforce This Provision, VIII-1345.
Dept. Cannot Presume That a County Will Fail to Enforce Its Development Orders, VIII-1346.
Development Orders Must Be Consistent With the Local Comprehensive Plan, VIII-1347.
Fernandina Beach —
Wetland Protection Ordinance, VIII-1348.
Islamorada, City of —
Requirements Governing Existing Vacation Rentals, VIII-1349.
Medley, Town of —
DOAH Summary Final Order Upheld Consistency of Ordinance — Expansion of Non-Conforming Use — Reversed, VIII-1350.
Expansion of Nonconforming Uses, VIII-1351.
Monroe County —
Tier Maps to Guide County’s Land Acquisition Program, VIII-1352.
Standing Requirements (See Also PRACTICE & PROCEDURE, Intervenors) —
Discussed & Found Satisfied, VIII-1353.
Substantially Affected Person Defined & Discussed, VIII-1354.
Walton County —
Ordinance Allowing Borrow Pits As a Special Exception, VIII-1355.
Wellington —
Land Use Change — Land Planner Who Does Not Live, Own Property or Have a Business In the Town Found to Lack Standing, VIII-1356.
Declaratory Statement (See DECLARATORY STATEMENTS)
Div. of Emergency Management (See CONTRACTS (Bids/Protests))
Fla. Communities Trust —
Applications Denied As Untimely, VIII-1357.
Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) —
Rescoring of Applications Approved, VIII-1358.
Petition For Hearing —
Appeal From Dept. Nonfinal Order Dismissing Portions of the Petition Dismissed, VIII-1359.
Rule Variance or Waiver —
Community Development Block Grant (See Also Community Development Block Grant) —
Advertising Requirements Governing Solicitation of Bids For Work Paid For With Grant Money — Granted, VIII-1360.
Citizen Participation Requirement — Granted, VIII-1361.
Disaster Recovery Initiative Subgrant — Application Requirements, VIII-1362.
Disaster Recovery Initiative Subgrant — Requirement For Approval of Single Source Contract, VIII-1363.
Prohibition On Purchase of Used Mobile Homes — Granted, VIII-1364.
Requirement to Properly Survey Very Low Income Households, VIII-1365.
Substitution of General Revenue Funds For DEP Subgrant Funds — Granted, VIII-1366.
Time Limit For Modification of Subgrant, VIII-1367.
Transfer of Subgrant Funds From Wastewater to Potable Water — Denied, VIII-1368.
Comprehensive Plan — Extension of Deadline to Submit Evaluation & Appraisal Report (EAR) — City of Cocoa — Denied, VIII-1369.



Amendment By Voter Initiative —
Ad Valorem Taxation — Homestead Exemption, VIII-1370.
Appellate Review — Supreme Court —
De Novo Review, VIII-1371.
Limited Scope of Review, VIII-1372.
Multiple Functions of Government — Effect On, VIII-1373.
Supreme Court Is Without Authority to Rule On the Merits of the Proposal, VIII-1374.
Without Authority to Rule On the Merits of the Proposal, VIII-1375.
Apportionment of Legislative & Congressional Districts — Nonpartisan Commission, VIII-1376.
Ballot Title & Summary — Found Adequate, VIII-1377.
Ballot Title & Summary — Found Inadequate, VIII-1378.
Ballot Title & Summary — Found Misleading, VIII-1379.
Ballot Title & Summary — Must Afford Fair Notice, VIII-1380.
Ballot Title & Summary — Must Be Accurate & Informative, VIII-1381.
Ballot Title & Summary — Must Be Clear & Unambiguous, VIII-1382.
Ballot Title & Summary — Must Be Free From Political Rhetoric, VIII-1383.
Ballot Title & Summary — Need Not Explain Every Detail, VIII-1384.
Defect Found In Earlier Review —
Correction of Precludes Piecemeal Serial Attacks, VIII-1385.
Fiscal Impact Statement —
Financial Range Need Not Be Provided If Indeterminate, VIII-1386.
Found Adequate, VIII-1387.
Inability to Discern Acceptable & Contemplated, VIII-1388.
Local Comprehensive Plans — Referenda Requirement For Amendments, VIII-1389.
Marriage Protection Amendment, VIII-1390.
Public Funding of Religious Education, VIII-1391.
Public Schools — Requirement That 65% of School Dist. Funding Be Spent On Classroom Instruction, VIII-1392.
Sales Tax Exemption Review, VIII-1393.
Self-Executing —
Test For Examined, VIII-1394.
Single-Subject Test (See Also Statutes) —
Affect On Multiple Branches of Government, VIII-1395.
Applies Only to Amendment By Voter Initiative, VIII-1396.
Discussed & Found Not Satisfied, VIII-1397.
Discussed & Found Satisfied, VIII-1398.
Logrolling — Prohibition On — Examined, VIII-1399.
Purpose of — Discussed, VIII-1400.
Unity of Object & Plan Is the Universal Test, VIII-1401.
Construction (See Also RULES & RULEMAKING; STATUTES) —
Every Word Should Be Given Its Intended Meaning & Effect, VIII-1402.
Intent of the Framers Is the Polestar, VIII-1403.
Plain & Unambiguous Language —
No Room For Construction, VIII-1404.
Plain Meaning of Ordinary Words Is the First Consideration, VIII-1405.
Related Provisions Construed In Para Materia, VIII-1406.
Test For Distinguishing Between State & Local Functions, VIII-1407.
Name Clearing Proceeding — Abuse Registry — No Constitutional Right to, VIII-1408.
Procedural — Agency Head Cannot Impartially Review His Own Testimony At a Formal DOAH Hearing, VIII-1409.
Procedural — Delay In Prosecuting Case, VIII-1410.
Procedural — Denial of Reviewable Even If Not Preserved Below, VIII-1411.
Procedural — Examined, VIII-1412.
Procedural — Impartial Tribunal Is Fundamental, VIII-1413.
Procedural — Overlap Between Fact Finding & Judicial Functions Does Not Constitute Per Se, VIII-1414.
Procedural — University Students — Examined, VIII-1415.
Procedural — Vary Depending On the Circumstances, VIII-1416.
State Action Is Required — Inapplicable to Private Voluntary Health Care Cost Arbitration Process of 408.7057, VIII-1417.
State Protections Can Exceed Minimum Federal Protections, VIII-1418.
Excessive Fine Clause —
Fine Must Be Grossly Disproportionate to Gravity of the Offense In Order to Violate, VIII-1419.
Legislature —
Appellate Review Pertains to the Final Product Not Internal Operating Procedures, VIII-1420.
Presumptions (See PRACTICE & PROCEDURE, Evidence) —
Separation of Powers —
101.253(2) Delegation to Div. of Elections Found to Violate —
Unfettered Discretion Over Whether to Allow a Candidate to Withdraw Within Forty-Two (42) Days of An Election, VIII-1421.
Doctrine Has Been Strictly Applied In Florida, VIII-1422.
Executive Agency Cannot Exercise Legislative Power to Modify, Enlarge or Amend a Statute, VIII-1423.
Executive Branch Agencies Are Constitutionally Prohibited From Exercising Legislative Powers, VIII-1424.
Executive Branch Rulemaking Must Further Not Hinder Legislative Policy, VIII-1425.
It Is the Power to Say What the Law Is That Is Prohibited From Delegation, VIII-1426.
Legislative Powers Cannot Be Delegated to the Executive Branch, VIII-1427.
No Branch May Encroach Upon the Powers of Another, VIII-1428.
Nondelegation of Legislative Powers (See Also Statutes)–
Doctrine Is a Corollary of (See Also Statutes), VIII-1429.
No Branch May Delegate to Another Its Constitutionally Assigned Power, VIII-1430.
Subject Matter Is Important In Determining Required Agency Flexibility, VIII-1431.
Test For, 29:1415-1417-J.
Two (2) Fundamental Prohibitions Examined, VIII-1432.
Statutes (See Also STATUTES, Constitutionality) —
Appellate Review Is De Novo, VIII-1433.
Appellate Review of Circuit Court Decision Is De Novo, VIII-1434.
Ex Post Facto Criminal Laws —
Distinction Between Criminal & Civil Provision Is a Matter of Statutory Construction, VIII-1435.
Drivers License Suspension Is Not a Criminal Punishment, VIII-1436.
Facial Validity — Procedure For Evaluating, VIII-1437.
General Vis Special Laws —
Determinative Issue Is Not Legislative Intent — It Is Whether the Class Created Is “Open”, VIII-1438.
General Law Defined & Discussed, VIII-1439.
General Law’s Applicability Is Determinative of Its Status, VIII-1440.
Openness of a Class Is Determined According Reasonable Not Theoretical Possibilities, VIII-1441.
General Vis Special Laws, VIII-1442.
Special Law Defined & Discussed, VIII-1443.
Special Law’s Applicability Is Determinative of Its Status, VIII-1444.
Nondelegation of Legislative Powers (See Also Separation of Powers) —
Discussed, VIII-1445.
Failure to Establish Adequate Standards Found, VIII-1446.
Legislature Must Provide Ascertainable Standards & Guidelines In Each Enactment, VIII-1447.
Precludes the Legislature From Delegating Its Powers Absent Ascertainable Minimum Standards & Guidelines, VIII-1448.
Unauthorized Delegation of Legislative Authority Found, VIII-1449.
Presumed to Be Constitutional, VIII-1450.
Single Subject Requirement (See Also Amendment By Voter Initiative) —
Appellate Review Is Highly Deferential In This Area, VIII-1451.
Legislative History Found Not Dispositive, VIII-1452.
Purpose of Discussed, VIII-1453.
Violation Found Cured Upon Readoption, VIII-1454.
Violation Found to Be Cured By Subsequent Biennial Reenactment, VIII-1455.
Standing (See Also PRACTICE & PROCEDURE) —
Adversely Affected Party Is Required — Recipient of Sales Taxation Exemption Cannot Challenge Constitutionality of Such Exemption, VIII-1456.
Associations Have Standing to Challenge Constitutionality of Statutes, VIII-1457.
Vagueness —
Statute — Found Not to Violate Prohibition On, VIII-1458.
Test For — Examined, VIII-1459.
Taxation & Budget Reform Comm. (TBRC) —
Authority to Propose Constitutional Amendments Distinguished From Authority to Propose Statutory Changes, VIII-1460.
Four (4) Authorized Duties of Examined, VIII-1461.



Commerce Clause —
Improper Discrimination Against Foreign Commerce Discussed, VIII-1462.
Double Jeopardy —
Allowable Unit of Prosecution Standard, VIII-1463.
Discussed, VIII-1464.
Does Not Prevent Multiple Administrative Violations Based On a Single Act, VIII-1465.
Imposition of Administrative Penalties Following Parallel Criminal Sanction Does Not Constitute, VIII-1466.
Multiplicity of Medicaid Charges Found to Offend Prohibition On, VIII-1467.
Federal Provision Establishes Minimum Protections That May Be Enhanced By State Constitutions, VIII-1468.
Equal Protection Clause —
Marine Net Ban — Mesh Size Over 2″, VIII-1469.
Rational Basis Test — Discussed & Applied, VIII-1470.
First Amendment —
Florida Religious Freedom Restoration Act of 1998 (FRFRA) —
Establishment & Effect of the Prima Facie Case, VIII-1471.
Exercise of Religion Defined & Discussed, VIII-1472.
Muslim Female Refusing to Submit to “Full Face” Photograph Has Driver’s License Suspended — Affirmed, VIII-1473.
Protections Afforded Are Broader Than Federal Protections, VIII-1474.
Purpose of & History Behind FRFRA Examined, VIII-1475.
Substantial Burden On Religion Found to Be Narrowly Defined, VIII-1476.
Prohibition of Medicaid Law On Fee Splits & Kickbacks Found Not to Offend, VIII-1477.
Impairment of Contract —
Statute May Not Offend Prohibition Against, VIII-1478.
Virtually None Will Be Tolerated In Fla. — Insurance, VIII-1479.
Privilege Against Self-Incrimination —
Asserted, VIII-1480.
Supremacy Clause —
Federal Law Found Not to Preempt Florida Law In the Area of Criminal Medicaid Fraud, VIII-1481.
Federal Law May Preempt Florida Law Either Expressly or By Implication, VIII-1482.
Presumption Against Federal Preemption Discussed, VIII-1483.



Construction Industries Recovery Fund —
Award Affirmed — Error Found In Calculating Amount of Claim, VIII-1484.
Bd. Denial of Recovery Without An Evidentiary Basis After An Informal Hearing — Reversed, VIII-1485.
Bd. Modification of Recovery Amount From That Adjudicated By Circuit Court Reversed, VIII-1486.
Judgments Against a Licensee’s Corporation Resulting In a Claim Against the Fund Can Result In Discipline of the Licensee Personally, VIII-1487.
Purpose of the Fund — Examined, VIII-1488.
License —
Abandonment, VIII-1489.
Appeal of DOAH Recommended Order Dismissed As Premature, VIII-1490.
Bd. Fine Remanded For Reconsideration In Light In Reliance On Withdrawn Violation, VIII-1491.
Bd. Fine, Probation & Costs Reversed After Bd. Confession of Error, VIII-1492.
Bd. Revocation For Failure to Satisfy Judgment — Affirmed, VIII-1493.
Bd. Revocation of License After An Informal Hearing Not Attended By Respondent Affirmed, VIII-1494.
Bd. Suspension On Basis of Corporate Claim Paid By Construction Industry Recovery Fund Affirmed, VIII-1495.
Dismissal of Petition For Hearing As Untimely Reversed & Remanded, VIII-1496.
Failure to Apply For Certificate of Authority, VIII-1497.
Failure to Include In Agreement Statement Explaining Consumer’s Rights, VIII-1498.
Incompetence, VIII-1499.
Judgments Against a Licensee’s Corporation Resulting In a Claim Against the Fund Can Result In Discipline of the Licensee Personally, VIII-1500.
Normally a Contracting Entity Is Not An Individual But Rather a Corporation, VIII-1501.
Restitution Orders Can Only Be Against Licensees – Not Their Corporations, VIII-1502.
Licensure —
Application —
Bd. Concedes Errors & Agrees to Provide a Hearing, VIII-1503.
Convicted Felons Are Not Disqualified From Licensure Per Se, VIII-1504.
Denial Based On Previous Voluntary Relinquishment & Discipline Alone — Reversed & Remanded, VIII-1505.
Felony Criminal Conviction — Failure to Have Rights Restored —
Bd. Denial of Licensure On Basis of 112.011(1)(b) Reversed, VIII-1506.
General Contractor —
Criminal Conviction — Possession of Marijuana With Intent to Distribute — Denial of Licensure Reversed, VIII-1507.
Good Moral Character — Statutory Requirement For Examined, VIII-1508.
Previous Appellate Opinion Withdrawn: Shimkus v. DBPR, Construction Industry Lic. Bd., VIII-1509.


CONTRACTS (See Also CONTRACTS (Bids/Protests))

Agencies Lack Jurisdiction to Interpret or Enforce Private Contracts, VIII-1510.
DOAH Questions Its Jurisdiction Over Agency Action to Recoup Overpayment, VIII-1511.
Requirement That Vendor Maintain Adequate Records, VIII-1512.


CONTRACTS (Bids/Protests) (See Also CONTRACTS)

Agency Discretion Is Not Unbridled, VIII-1513.
Agency Has Wide Discretion In Awarding Bids, VIII-1514.
Agency Has Wide Discretion In Soliciting & Accepting Competitive Proposals, VIII-1515.
Arbitrary Agency Action —
Defined, VIII-1516.
Best Value Defined & Discussed, VIII-1517.
Bid Specifications —
Bids Must Strictly Adhere to, VIII-1518.
Cannot Be Vague, Arbitrary or Otherwise Unreasonable, VIII-1519.
Clarification By Phone Is Proper, VIII-1520.
Credits Earned After Graduation Cannot Be Counted, VIII-1521.
Failure to Submit Timely Correlations to, VIII-1522.
Failure to Timely Challenge Results In a Waiver of the Right to Challenge, VIII-1523.
Failure to Timely Submit Responsive Bid, VIII-1524.
Must Be Timely Challenge Prior to Bid Award, VIII-1525.
Bond —
Bond Issuer Has A- Rather Than Required A Rating, VIII-1526.
Circuit Court Waiver of Reversed, VIII-1527.
Purpose of Examined, VIII-1528.
Capricious Action Defined, VIII-1529.
Children & Families —
Civil Commitment Facility For Sexually Violent Predators —
Circuit Court Grant of Temporary Injunction In Favor of Protestant Reversed/Award of Bid Confirmed, VIII-1530.
Computerized Public Assistance & Child Support Enforcement System — Programming & Support Services, VIII-1531.
Haitian Family Services — Dade & Broward County, VIII-1532.
Community Affairs (See Emergency Management)
Competitive Sealed Bids —
Agency Has Wide Discretion to Negotiate, VIII-1533.
Discussed, VIII-1534.
Convicted Vendor’s List (See ADMINISTRATIVE HEARINGS, Div. of (DOAH))
Corrections —
Inmate Telephone Services, VIII-1535.
Education —
Div. of Blind Services —
Vending Facility On Interstate Highway Rest Area, VIII-1536.
Immediate Response Notification System, VIII-1537.
Protest Dismissed For Failure to Timely Submit Written Correlations to Bid Specifications, VIII-1538.
Request For Proposals (RFP) — Protest —
Fla. Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT) — Contract Awarded to Low Bidder, VIII-1539.
Elder Affairs —
Lead Agency For Community-Based Care, VIII-1540.
Emergency Management —
Contract — Request For Proposals — Bid — Protest —
Emergency Notification Pilot Program In Four (4) Countries, VIII-1541.
Environmental Protection (DEP) —
Abatement of Imminent Hazard Involving Two (2) Abandoned Phosphogypsum Stacks At the Piney Point Fertilizer Plant, VIII-1542.
Construction of a New Headquarters For the Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve (AWERR), VIII-1543.
Mechanical Removal of Floating Islands & Tussocks, VIII-1544.
Health —
Discrete Analyzer System to Analyze Chemical Composition & Nutrient Levels In Wastewater, VIII-1545.
Health Care Administration, Agency For (AHCA) —
HIV/AIDS Disease Management Program, VIII-1546.
Medicaid — Comprehensive — Hemophilia Management Program — Operation of, VIII-1547.
Medicaid — Third Party Liability Program, VIII-1548.
Prepaid Mental Health Services, VIII-1549.
Highway Safety & Motor Vehicles —
Radar Maintenance & Repair, VIII-1550.
Invitation For Bid (IFB) —
Bids Must Strictly Adhere to Specifications of, VIII-1551.
Juvenile Justice —
Community-Based Intervention Services Program For Boys & Girls In Volusia, Flagler & Putnam Counties, VIII-1552.
Nonresidential Conditional Release Program For Boys & Girls In Jacksonville, VIII-1553.
Psychotherapeutic Solutions, VIII-1554.
Various Programs In Pinellas & Pasco Counties, VIII-1555.
Management Services —
Group Vision Insurance Benefits —
Denial of Stay Pending Protest Quashed, VIII-1556.
Material Irregularities (See Also Minor Irregularities) —
Cannot Be Waived, VIII-1557.
Defined & Discussed, VIII-1558.
Proposed Revision to a Contract Term Contained In the Bid Specifications, VIII-1559.
Standard For Determining, VIII-1560.
Minor Irregularities (See Also Material Irregularities) —
Agency Has Broad Discretion to Waive, VIII-1561.
Agency Is Not Obligated to Waive, VIII-1562.
Defined & Discussed, VIII-1563.
Mathematical Errors In the Calculation of the Bid Price, VIII-1564.
Savings to Taxpayer Is Not a Sufficient Ground to Disturb Agency Decision Regarding, VIII-1565.
Standing —
Second Lowest Bidder Has — Third Lowest Bidder Does Not, VIII-1566.
Nonresponsive Bid (See Also Responsive Bid) —
Defined & Discussed, VIII-1567.
Found, VIII-1568.
Inherently Disadvantageous to Other Bidders, VIII-1569.
Protest —
120.5(1) Procedural Requirements Apply, VIII-1570.
Agency Head Cannot Impartially Review His Own Testimony At a Formal DOAH Hearing, VIII-1571.
Arbitrary Agency Action — Discussed, VIII-1572.
Area Agency On Aging Confirmed As Subject to 120 DOAH Jurisdiction, VIII-1573.
Burden of Proof —
Clearly Erroneous, VIII-1574.
Clearly Erroneous — Defined & Discussed, VIII-1575.
Preponderance of the Evidence, VIII-1576.
Burden of Proof, VIII-1577.
Evaluated On the Basis of Information Available to the Agency At Time Action Was Taken, VIII-1578.
Purpose of Bid Protest Proceeding Examined, VIII-1579.
Request For Proposals (RFP) —
Failure to Follow Statutory Procedures Governing, VIII-1580.
Standard of DOAH Review —
Actions Contrary to Competition Discussed, VIII-1581.
Arbitrary & Capricious — Defined & Discussed, VIII-1582.
Arbitrary Agency Action — Discussed, VIII-1583.
Burden of Proof — Preponderance of the Evidence, VIII-1584.
Burden of Proof, VIII-1585.
Clearly Erroneous Defined & Discussed, VIII-1586.
Contrary to Competition Defined & Discussed, VIII-1587.
Contrary to Competition — Four (4) Part Test For, VIII-1588.
DOAH ALJ Found Correct In Not Recommending a Specific Action to Be Taken, VIII-1589.
DOAH Deference to Preliminary Agency Action — Discussed, VIII-1590.
DOAH Must Conduct a De Novo Hearing On a Protest, VIII-1591.
De Novo Hearing Is Not Necessarily As Comprehensive As Other 120.57(1) Proceedings, VIII-1592.
Intra-Agency Hybrid of Appellate Review, VIII-1593.
Not to Merely Second Guess Agency Evaluators, VIII-1594.
Solely to Ascertain Fraudulent, Arbitrary, Illegal or Dishonest Agency Action, VIII-1595.
Standing (See Also Minor Irregularities; PRACTICE & PROCEDURE, Intervenors) —
Must Prove Eligibility For An Award, VIII-1596.
Nonbidder Does Not Have Absent Extraordinary Circumstances, VIII-1597.
Nonresponsive Bidder Does Not Have, VIII-1598.
Protestant Must Demonstrate That Errors Were Not Harmless, VIII-1599.
Protestant Must Demonstrate That It Would Have Been the Successful Bidder But For the Alleged Errors, VIII-1600.
Protestant Must Demonstrate That Their Own Bid Was Viable, VIII-1601.
Request For Proposals, VIII-1602.
Statutory Mandate For Award of a Contract —
Deadline For Award In Appropriations Bill Found to Be Merely Advisory — Protestant Found to Lack Standing to Challenge, VIII-1603.
110.123(3)(d)(4)(b) Override Provision Examined & Found to Be Inapplicable, VIII-1604.
Particularized Facts & Circumstances Must Be Set Forth, VIII-1605.
Should Be Overriden In Only the Most Compelling Circumstances, VIII-1606.
Time Limits —
Protest Dismissed As Untimely, VIII-1607.
Untimely Protest Cannot Be Considered, VIII-1608.
Purpose Behind Competitive Private Bids — Discussed, VIII-1609.
Request For Proposals (RFP) —
Differences In Responses to Are Not Contrary to Competition Per Se, VIII-1610.
Failure to Timely Protest RFP Provisions, VIII-1611.
Responsive Bid (See Also Nonresponsive Bid) —
Defined & Discussed, VIII-1612.
Revenue —
Child Support Enforcement Genetic Testing, VIII-1613.
Transportation (DOT) —
DOT Appeal From DOAH Nonfinal Discovery Order Denied, VIII-1614.
Valid Bid —
Defined & Discussed, VIII-1615.



120.57(1) Formal DOAH Hearing —
ALJ Denial of Motion to Compel Production of Documents —
Appellate Review Denied Due to Absence of Irreparable Harm, VIII-1616.
Contract (See CONTRACTS (Bids/Protests))
Rulemaking — Inmate Petition to Initiate —
Circuit Denial of Mandamus Reversed & Remanded, VIII-1617.
Inmates May Petition But Must Pay Filing Fee or Retain Counsel, VIII-1618.



Building Comm. (See Also COMMUNITY AFFAIRS, Dept. of) —
Jurisdiction to Hear Appeals of Decisions of Local Building Officials — Effective Date of Statutory Amendment, VIII-1619.
Elections —
Florida Statutes 97-106 Found to Preempt Conflicting Local Ordinances, VIII-1620.
Impact Fee —
School Bd. — Homebuilder Assoc. DOAH Challenge to As An Unpromulgated Rule —
DOAH Invalidation of Reversed — Standing Found Lacking, VIII-1621.
School Bd. Prescription of a Set, Single Impact Fee On Newly Constructed Housing —
Found to Constitute An Unpromulgated Rule, VIII-1622.
School Impact Fees May Be Collected & Expended Only Upon a Uniform District-Wide Basis, VIII-1623.
Local Comprehensive Plan (See Also ADMINISTRATION Comm., Comprehensive Plan – Local; COMMUNITY AFFAIRS, Dept. of, Comprehensive Plan) —
Challenge to Development Order As Inconsistent With (See Also ADMINISTRATIVE HEARINGS, Div. of; COUNTY GOVERNMENT) —
163.3215 Liberalized the Rules Regarding Standing, VIII-1624.
Standing — Adverse Impact In Excess of General Interest Is Required, VIII-1625.
Standing — Appellate Review Is De Novo, VIII-1626.
Ordinance —
Must Be Consistent With State Statutes, VIII-1627.
School Concurrency —
School Bd. Cannot Impose Binding Level-of-Service Standards, VIII-1628.
Vested Rights Determination —
Acceptance of Creates a Binding Contract Even If a Formal Contract Has Not Been Signed, VIII-1629.