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2004 Florida Statutes

Section 684.04, Florida Statutes 2004

684.04  Definitions.--As used in this chapter:

(1)  The term "person" shall have the meaning set forth in s. 1.01(3) and shall include a government or any agency, instrumentality, or subdivision thereof.

(2)  The term "resident of the United States" means:

(a)  A natural person who maintains his or her sole residence within a state, possession, or territory of the United States or within the District of Columbia; or

(b)  Any other person organized or incorporated under the laws of the United States or any state, possession, or territory thereof or of the District of Columbia.

(3)  The term "nonresident of the United States" means any person not a resident of the United States as defined in subsection (2).

(4)  Any reference to a "written undertaking to arbitrate" shall be to that writing by which a person undertakes to submit a dispute to arbitration, without regard to whether that undertaking is sufficient to sustain a valid and enforceable contract or is subject to defenses. A written undertaking to arbitrate may be part of a contract, or may be a separate writing, and may be contained in correspondence, telegrams, telexes, or any other form of written communication.

History.--s. 1, ch. 86-266; s. 732, ch. 97-102.