Sections
Article 1 Administration 2700 – 2717
Article 2 Scope of Regulation 2725 – 2742
Article 2.5 Nurse-Midwives 2746 – 2746.8
Article 3 Disciplinary Proceedings 2750 – 2765
Article 3.1 Intervention Program 2770 – 2770.14
Article 3.5 Nursing Corporations 2775 – 2781
Article 4 Nursing Schools 2785 – 2789
Article 5 Penal Provisions 2795 – 2800
Article 6 Revenue 2810 – 2815.7
Article 6.5 Public Health Nurse Certification 2816 – 2820
Article 7 Nurse Anesthetists 2825 – 2833.6
Article 8 Nurse Practitioners 2834 – 2837
Article 9 Clinical Nurse Specialists 2838 – 2838.4

Terms Used In California Codes > Business and Professions Code > Division 2 > Chapter 6

  • Account: means the Dentally Underserved Account established in Section 1973, which is contained within the fund. See California Education Code 66085
  • Account: means any deposit or credit account with a bank, including a demand, time, savings, passbook, share draft, or like account, other than an account evidenced by a certificate of deposit. See California Education Code 81645
  • Acquittal:
    1. Judgement that a criminal defendant has not been proved guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.
    2. A verdict of "not guilty."
     
  • Adoption date: means the date the board of directors adopts the plan of conversion. See California Insurance Code 11535.1
  • Adverse action: includes all of the following:

    California Education Code 8154

  • Advice and consent: Under the Constitution, presidential nominations for executive and judicial posts take effect only when confirmed by the Senate, and international treaties become effective only when the Senate approves them by a two-thirds vote.
  • Advisory organization: means every person, group or organization, other than an insurer, whether located within or without this state, which prepares policy forms or underwriting rules incidental to or in connection with workers' compensation insurance and employer's liability insurance incidental thereto and written in connection therewith or which collects and furnishes to admitted insurers or rating organizations loss statistics or other statistical information and data relating to workers' compensation insurance and employer's liability insurance incidental thereto and written in connection therewith and acts in an advisory capacity to such insurers or rating organizations as distinguished from a ratemaking capacity. See California Insurance Code 11750.1
  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Affiliate: means a person that, directly or indirectly, owns at least 10 but less than 50 percent of the financial guaranty insurance corporation or that is at least 10 percent but less than 50 percent, directly or indirectly, owned by a financial guaranty insurance corporation. See California Insurance Code 12100
  • Affirmed: In the practice of the appellate courts, the decree or order is declared valid and will stand as rendered in the lower court.
  • Afternoon: means the period of a day between noon and midnight. See California Education Code 81645
  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Amortization: Paying off a loan by regular installments.
  • Ancillary benefit plan: means a policy or contract written or administered by a participating carrier that covers dental or vision benefits for the covered eligible employees of an employer or small employer and their dependents. See California Insurance Code 10810
  • Annuity: A periodic (usually annual) payment of a fixed sum of money for either the life of the recipient or for a fixed number of years. A series of payments under a contract from an insurance company, a trust company, or an individual. Annuity payments are made at regular intervals over a period of more than one full year.
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
  • Appropriate committee: means the committee responsible for anesthesia practice which is responsible to the executive committee of the medical staff. See California Education Code 81312
  • Approved program: means a program for the education of physician assistants that has been formally approved by the board. See California Education Code 87454
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Art dealer: means a person engaged in the business of selling works of fine art, other than a person exclusively engaged in the business of selling goods at public auction. See California Education Code 7000.5
  • art dealer: includes an auctioneer who sells these works at public auction, but excludes persons, not otherwise defined or treated as art dealers herein, who are consignors or principals of auctioneers. See California Education Code 7008
  • Artist: means the person who creates a work of fine art or, if that person is deceased, that person's heir, legatee, or personal representative. See California Education Code 7000.5
  • Artist: means the person who created the image which is contained in, or constitutes, the master or conceived of, and approved the image which is contained in, or constitutes, the master. See California Education Code 7008
  • Asset-backed securities: means either of the following:

    California Insurance Code 12100

  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Attendance: means the number of children present at a child care and development facility. See California Education Code 8208
  • Attorney-at-law: A person who is legally qualified and licensed to practice law, and to represent and act for clients in legal proceedings.
  • Attorney-in-fact: A person who, acting as an agent, is given written authorization by another person to transact business for him (her) out of court.
  • Authority: means the California Educational Facilities Authority created by this chapter or any board, body, commission, department, or officer succeeding to the principal functions of the authority or to whom the power conferred upon the authority by this chapter is given by law. See California Education Code 94110
  • Average annual debt service: means the amount of insured unpaid principal and interest on an obligation multiplied by the number of the insured obligations (assuming that each obligation represents a $1,000 par value), divided by the amount equal to the aggregate life of all of those obligations. See California Insurance Code 12100
  • Awarding department: means any state agency, department, governmental entity, or other officer of an entity empowered by law to enter into contracts on behalf of the State of California. See California Public Contract Code 10470
  • Bail: Security given for the release of a criminal defendant or witness from legal custody (usually in the form of money) to secure his/her appearance on the day and time appointed.
  • Bailee: means a person that by a warehouse receipt, bill of lading, or other document of title acknowledges possession of goods and contracts to deliver them. See California Education Code 84040.5
  • Banking day: means the part of a day on which a bank is open to the public for carrying on substantially all of its banking functions. See California Education Code 81645
  • Baseline: Projection of the receipts, outlays, and other budget amounts that would ensue in the future without any change in existing policy. Baseline projections are used to gauge the extent to which proposed legislation, if enacted into law, would alter current spending and revenue levels.
  • Board: as used in this chapter means the California Horse Racing Board. See California Education Code 66051
  • Board: means the governing body of the purchasing alliance. See California Insurance Code 10810
  • Board: means the Dental Board of California. See California Education Code 66085
  • Board: means the Board of Registered Nursing. See California Education Code 81146
  • Board: means the Board of Psychology. See California Education Code 81839
  • board: means the State Board of Optometry. See California Education Code 85266.5
  • Board: means the Physician Assistant Board. See California Education Code 87454
  • Board: means the Respiratory Care Board of California. See California Education Code 87802
  • building: includes (a) one or more buildings located or to be located on one or more sites. See California Education Code 81330
  • building: includes onsite and offsite facilities, utilities and improvements which as agreed upon by the parties are appropriate for the proper operation or function of the building to be occupied jointly by the district and private person, firm, or corporation. See California Education Code 81390
  • building: includes onsite and offsite facilities, utilities and improvements which as agreed upon by the parties are appropriate for the proper operation or function of the building to be jointly occupied and used. See California Education Code 81421
  • Buyer: means a person who buys or contracts to buy goods. See California Education Code 79227
  • Buyer: includes a lessee in case of a lease and the party with whom property is exchanged in case of an exchange. See California Civil Code 1086
  • California state preschool program: means part-day and full-day educational programs for low-income or otherwise disadvantaged three- and four-year-old children. See California Education Code 8208
  • CalWORKs recipient: means a recipient of aid under Chapter 2 (commencing with Section 11200) of Part 3 of Division 9 of the Welfare and Institutions Code or any successor program. See California Education Code 79200
  • Carrier: means any licensed disability insurance company or licensed health care service plan or any other entity that writes, issues, or administers any health benefit plan or ancillary benefit plan to employers or small employers in this state. See California Insurance Code 10810
  • Carrier: means a person that issues a bill of lading. See California Education Code 84040.5
  • Certificate of authenticity: means a written or printed description of the multiple which is to be sold, exchanged, or consigned by an art dealer. See California Education Code 7008
  • Charity: An agency, institution, or organization in existence and operating for the benefit of an indefinite number of persons and conducted for educational, religious, scientific, medical, or other beneficent purposes.
  • Child care and development programs: means those programs that offer a full range of services for children from infancy to 13 years of age, for any part of a day, by a public or private agency, in centers and family child care homes. See California Education Code 8208
  • Child care and development services: means those services designed to meet a wide variety of needs of children and their families, while their parents or guardians are working, in training, seeking employment, incapacitated, or in need of respite. See California Education Code 8208
  • Children with exceptional needs: means either of the following:

    California Education Code 8208

  • Circumstantial evidence: All evidence except eyewitness testimony.
  • classification: means a plan, system, or arrangement for recognizing differences in exposure to hazards among industries, occupations, or operations of insurance policyholders. See California Insurance Code 11730
  • Collateral: means any of the following:

    California Insurance Code 12100

  • Commercial coach: as used in this part has the same meaning as defined in Section 18001. See California Public Contract Code 10720
  • Commercial dealer: means any person who deals in products or who otherwise by his or her occupation holds himself or herself out as having knowledge or skill peculiar to products, or any person who is in the business of remanufacturing, retrofitting, selling, leasing, subletting, or otherwise placing into the stream of commerce, a product. See California Insurance Code 11629.74
  • Commercial modular: as used in this part has the same meaning as defined in Section 18001. See California Public Contract Code 10389.1
  • Commercial real estate: means income-producing real property other than residential property consisting of less than five units. See California Insurance Code 12100
  • commission: means the Student Aid Commission created by this article. See California Education Code 69515
  • Commissioner: means the Insurance Commissioner, who shall have regulatory jurisdiction over purchasing alliances. See California Insurance Code 10810
  • Committee: means an intervention evaluation committee created by this article. See California Education Code 81146
  • committee: means a diversion evaluation committee. See California Education Code 87608.5
  • Common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
  • compensation: means workers' compensation insurance. See California Insurance Code 11551
  • compensation: means the benefits insured by workers' compensation insurance. See California Insurance Code 11630
  • Consignee: means a person named in a bill of lading to which or to whose order the bill promises delivery. See California Education Code 84040.5
  • Consignment: means that no title to, estate in, or right to possession of, fine art, superior to that of the consignor shall vest in the consignee, notwithstanding the consignee's power or authority to transfer and convey to a third person all of the right, title and interest of the consignor in and to such fine art. See California Education Code 7000.5
  • Consignor: means a person named in a bill of lading as the person from which the goods have been received for shipment. See California Education Code 84040.5
  • Construction or alteration: as used in this article , includes any construction, reconstruction, or alteration of, or addition to, any school building. See California Education Code 81130.5
  • Consulting services contract: as used in this article , means services that do all of the following:

    California Public Contract Code 10335.5

  • Consumer: means an individual who seeks or acquires, by purchase or lease, any goods or services for personal, family, or household purposes. See California Education Code 8092.5
  • Consumer: means a natural individual. See California Education Code 8154
  • Consumer credit report: means any written, oral, or other communication of any information by a consumer credit reporting agency bearing on a consumer's credit worthiness, credit standing, or credit capacity, which is used or is expected to be used, or collected in whole or in part, for the purpose of serving as a factor in establishing the consumer's eligibility for: (1) credit to be used primarily for personal, family, or household purposes, or (2) employment purposes, or (3) hiring of a dwelling unit, as defined in subdivision (c) of Section 1940, or (4) other purposes authorized in Section 1785. See California Education Code 8154
  • Consumer credit reporting agency: means any person who, for monetary fees, dues, or on a cooperative nonprofit basis, regularly engages in whole or in part in the business of assembling or evaluating consumer credit information or other information on consumers for the purpose of furnishing consumer credit reports to third parties, but does not include any governmental agency whose records are maintained primarily for traffic safety, law enforcement, or licensing purposes. See California Education Code 8154
  • Consumer lease: means a lease that a lessor regularly engaged in the business of leasing or selling makes to a lessee who is an individual and who takes under the lease primarily for a personal, family, or household purpose. See California Education Code 78018
  • Contingency reserve: means an additional premium reserve established for the protection of policyholders against the effect of adverse economic cycles. See California Insurance Code 12640.02
  • Contingency reserve: means an additional liability reserve established to protect policyholders against the effects of adverse economic cycles or other unforeseen circumstances. See California Insurance Code 12100
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Contract for sale: includes both a present sale of goods and a contract to sell goods at a future time. See California Education Code 79420
  • Converted company: means the converted insurer or converted mutual holding company, as the case may be. See California Insurance Code 11535.1
  • Converted insurer: means the incorporated stock insurer into which a mutual insurer has been converted or merged or redomiciled in accordance with the provisions of this chapter. See California Insurance Code 11535.1
  • Converted mutual holding company: means the stock corporation into which a mutual holding company has been converted in accordance with this chapter. See California Insurance Code 11535.1
  • Converting mutual life company: means , for a plan of conversion under this chapter, the mutual life insurer or mutual holding company that is converting under such a plan. See California Insurance Code 11535.1
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Cost: includes , but is not limited to, expenditures that are related to the operation of child care and development programs. See California Education Code 8208
  • Counterclaim: A claim that a defendant makes against a plaintiff.
  • Credit default swap: means an agreement referencing credit derivative definitions published from time to time by the International Swap and Derivatives Association, Inc. See California Insurance Code 12100
  • Credit Score: A number, roughly between 300 and 800, that measures an individual's credit worthiness. The most well-known type of credit score is the FICO score. This score represents the answer from a mathematical formula that assigns numerical values to various pieces of information in your credit report. Source: OCC
  • creditor: means the state or the department or agency of the state seeking to collect the liability. See California Code of Civil Procedure 688.040
  • Customer: means a person having an account with a bank or for whom a bank has agreed to collect items, including a bank that maintains an account at another bank. See California Education Code 81645
  • debtor: means the debtor from whom the liability is sought to be collected. See California Code of Civil Procedure 688.040
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Delegation of services agreement: means the writing that delegates to a physician assistant from a supervising physician the medical services the physician assistant is authorized to perform consistent with subdivision (a) of Section 1399. See California Education Code 87454
  • Delivery order: means a record that contains an order to deliver goods directed to a warehouse, carrier, or other person that in the ordinary course of business issues warehouse receipts or bills of lading. See California Education Code 84040.5
  • Dentally underserved area: means a geographic area eligible to be designated as having a shortage of dental professionals pursuant to Part I of Appendix B to Part 5 of Chapter 1 of Title 42 of the Code of Federal Regulations or an area of the state in which unmet priority needs for dentists exist as determined by the California Healthcare Workforce Policy Commission pursuant to Section 128224 of the Health and Safety Code. See California Education Code 66085
  • Department: means the Department of General Services. See California Public Contract Code 10290
  • Department: means the Department of Consumer Affairs. See California Education Code 87802
  • Department: means the State Department of Health Services. See California Insurance Code 11732.5
  • Deposition: An oral statement made before an officer authorized by law to administer oaths. Such statements are often taken to examine potential witnesses, to obtain discovery, or to be used later in trial.
  • Director: means the Director of General Services. See California Public Contract Code 10290
  • Disabled person: means a person who has a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities. See California Education Code 8092.5
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • dissenting interest: means the interest of a member that satisfies all of the following conditions:

    California Education Code 87743.3

  • dissenting member: means the recordholder of a dissenting interest, and includes an assignee of record of that interest. See California Education Code 87743.3
  • Documentary draft: means a draft to be presented for acceptance or payment if specified documents, certificated securities (Section 8102) or instructions for uncertificated securities (Section 8102), or other certificates, statements, or the like are to be received by the drawee or other payor before acceptance or payment of the draft. See California Education Code 81645
  • Draft: means a draft as defined in Section 3104 or an item, other than an instrument, that is an order. See California Education Code 81645
  • Drawee: means a person ordered in a draft to make payment. See California Education Code 81645
  • Effective date: means , for the conversion of a mutual life insurer, the date upon which the conversion of the mutual life insurer is effective, as specified in the commissioner's amendment to the mutual life insurer's certificate of authority issued in accordance with Section 11542, as a result of conversion proceedings under this chapter. See California Insurance Code 11535.1
  • Eligible employee: means any permanent employee who is actively engaged on a full-time basis in the conduct of business of the employer or small employer and, who has satisfied any employer or small employer waiting period requirements. See California Insurance Code 10810
  • Eligible members: means , for the conversion of a mutual life insurer, the members of the mutual life insurer who are of record on the mutual life insurer's adoption date. See California Insurance Code 11535.1
  • Employer: means any corporation, partnership, sole proprietorship, or other business entity doing business in this state that may be eligible to participate in a purchasing alliance. See California Insurance Code 10810
  • Employment purposes: when used in connection with a consumer credit report, means a report used for the purpose of evaluating a consumer for employment, promotion, reassignment, or retention as an employee. See California Education Code 8154
  • End consumer: means a person who purchases a product for any purpose other than resale. See California Insurance Code 11629.74
  • Entitlement: A Federal program or provision of law that requires payments to any person or unit of government that meets the eligibility criteria established by law. Entitlements constitute a binding obligation on the part of the Federal Government, and eligible recipients have legal recourse if the obligation is not fulfilled. Social Security and veterans' compensation and pensions are examples of entitlement programs.
  • equipment: includes (1) schoolbuses, (2) other motor vehicles, (3) test materials, educational films, and audiovisual materials, and (4) all other items defined as equipment or service systems in the Community College Budget and Accounting Manual. See California Education Code 81550
  • Escrow: Money given to a third party to be held for payment until certain conditions are met.
  • Ex officio: Literally, by virtue of one's office.
  • Excess spread: means , with respect to any insured issue of asset-backed securities, the excess of (A) the scheduled cashflow on the underlying assets that is reasonably projected to be available, over the term of the insured securities after payment of the expenses associated with the insured issue, to make debt service payments on the insured securities over (B) the scheduled debt service requirements on the insured securities, provided that this excess is held in the same manner as collateral is required to be held under subdivision (e). See California Insurance Code 12100
  • Executive session: A portion of the Senate's daily session in which it considers executive business.
  • Executor: A male person named in a will to carry out the decedent
  • Expenses: means that portion of any rate attributable to acquisition, field supervision, collection expenses, general expenses, taxes, licenses, and fees. See California Insurance Code 11730
  • Experience rating: means a rating procedure utilizing past insurance experience of the individual policyholder to forecast future losses by measuring the policyholder's loss experience against the loss experience of policyholders in the same classification to produce a prospective premium credit, debit, or unity modification. See California Insurance Code 11730
  • faculty service area: means a service or instructional subject area or group of related services or instructional subject areas performed by faculty and established by a community college district. See California Education Code 87743.1
  • Family child care home education network: means an entity organized under law that contracts with the department pursuant to Section 8245 to make payments to licensed family child care home providers and to provide educational and support services to those providers and to children and families eligible for state-subsidized child care and development services. See California Education Code 8208
  • Fault: means wrongful act, omission, breach, or default. See California Education Code 78018
  • Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation: A government corporation that insures the deposits of all national and state banks that are members of the Federal Reserve System. Source: OCC
  • Fee simple: Absolute title to property with no limitations or restrictions regarding the person who may inherit it.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • File: when used in connection with information on any consumer, means all of the information on that consumer recorded and retained by a consumer credit reporting agency, regardless of how the information is stored. See California Education Code 8154
  • Finance lease: means a lease with respect to which (A) the lessor does not select, manufacture, or supply the goods, (B) the lessor acquires the goods or the right to possession and use of the goods in connection with the lease, and (C) one of the following occurs:

    California Education Code 78018

  • Financial guaranty insurance: means a surety bond, an insurance policy or, when issued by an insurer, an indemnity contract and any guarantee similar to the foregoing types, under which loss is payable upon proof of occurrence of financial loss to an insured claimant, obligee, or indemnitee as a result of any of the following events:

    California Insurance Code 12100

  • Financial guaranty insurance corporation: means an insurer transacting financial guaranty insurance. See California Insurance Code 12100
  • Fine art: means a painting, sculpture, drawing, work of graphic art (including an etching, lithograph, offset print, silk screen, or a work of graphic art of like nature), a work of calligraphy, or a work in mixed media (including a collage, assemblage, or any combination of the foregoing art media). See California Education Code 7000.5
  • Firm offer of credit: means any offer of credit to a consumer that will be honored if, based on information in a consumer credit report on the consumer and other information bearing on the creditworthiness of the consumer, the consumer is determined to meet the criteria used to select the consumer for the offer and the consumer is able to provide any real property collateral specified in the offer. See California Education Code 8154
  • First seller: means any retailer selling a product that has not been used or has not previously been owned. See California Insurance Code 11629.74
  • Food: means any article used by man for food, drink, confectionery or condiment, or which enters into the composition thereof, whether simple, blended, mixed or compounded. See California Insurance Code 11732.5
  • Forgery: The fraudulent signing or alteration of another's name to an instrument such as a deed, mortgage, or check. The intent of the forgery is to deceive or defraud. Source: OCC
  • Frozen: means food frozen in a room or compartment in which the temperature is plus 5 degrees Fahrenheit or lower. See California Insurance Code 11732.5
  • Frozen food locker plant: means an establishment in which space in the individual lockers is rented, leased, or loaned to individuals, firms, or corporations, for the storage of food for their own use and which is artificially cooled for the purpose of preserving the food. See California Insurance Code 11732.5
  • Fund: means the State Dentistry Fund. See California Education Code 66085
  • Garnishment: Generally, garnishment is a court proceeding in which a creditor asks a court to order a third party who owes money to the debtor or otherwise holds assets belonging to the debtor to turn over to the creditor any of the debtor
  • Good faith: means honesty in fact and the observance of reasonable commercial standards of fair dealing. See California Education Code 84040.5
  • goods: means goods used or bought for use primarily for personal, family or household purposes. See California Education Code 81349
  • Goods: means all types of tangible personal property, including materials, supplies, and equipment. See California Public Contract Code 10290
  • Goods: means tangible chattels bought or leased for use primarily for personal, family, or household purposes, including certificates or coupons exchangeable for these goods, and including goods that, at the time of the sale or subsequently, are to be so affixed to real property as to become a part of real property, whether or not they are severable from the real property. See California Education Code 8092.5
  • Goods: means all things that are movable at the time of identification to the lease contract, or are fixtures (Section 10309), but the term does not include money, documents, instruments, accounts, chattel paper, general intangibles, or minerals or the like, including oil and gas, before extraction. See California Education Code 78018
  • Goods: means all things that are treated as movable for the purposes of a contract for storage or transportation. See California Education Code 84040.5
  • governing boards: means the local boards of trustees and the Board of Governors of the California Community Colleges, the Trustees of the California State University, and the Regents of the University of California. See California Education Code 66011
  • Governmental unit: means a state, territory, or possession of the United States of America, the District of Columbia, the country of Canada, a province of Canada, the United Kingdom, a public authority of the United Kingdom, a member country of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development having a sovereign rating in one of the top two generic lettered rating classifications by a securities rating agency acceptable to the commissioner, a municipality, or a political subdivision of any of the foregoing, or any public agency or instrumentality thereof. See California Insurance Code 12100
  • Grace period: The number of days you'll have to pay your bill for purchases in full without triggering a finance charge. Source: Federal Reserve
  • Grantor: The person who establishes a trust and places property into it.
  • Guarantor: A party who agrees to be responsible for the payment of another party's debts should that party default. Source: OCC
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Health benefit plan: means a policy or contract written or administered by a participating carrier that arranges or provides health care benefits for the covered eligible employees of an employer or small employer and their dependents. See California Insurance Code 10810
  • Health services: include , but are not limited to, all of the following:

    California Education Code 8208

  • Home solicitation: means a transaction made at the consumer's primary residence, except those transactions initiated by the consumer. See California Education Code 8092.5
  • Household: means any product used under any of the following circumstances:

    California Insurance Code 11629.79

  • Importer: means any person who brings into this country, and places into the stream of commerce, a product. See California Insurance Code 11629.74
  • Indemnification: In general, a collateral contract or assurance under which one person agrees to secure another person against either anticipated financial losses or potential adverse legal consequences. Source: FDIC
  • Indictment: The formal charge issued by a grand jury stating that there is enough evidence that the defendant committed the crime to justify having a trial; it is used primarily for felonies.
  • Installment lease contract: means a lease contract that authorizes or requires the delivery of goods in separate lots to be separately accepted, even though the lease contract contains a clause "each delivery is a separate lease" or its equivalent. See California Education Code 78018
  • Insurance: means workers' compensation insurance and employer's liability insurance incidental thereto and written in connection therewith. See California Insurance Code 11750.1
  • Insurer: means every insurer authorized to transact workers' compensation insurance and employer's liability insurance incidental thereto and written in connection therewith in this state, including the State Compensation Insurance Fund. See California Insurance Code 11750.1
  • insurer: includes the State Compensation Insurance Fund. See California Insurance Code 11631
  • Intangible property: Property that has no intrinsic value, but is merely the evidence of value such as stock certificates, bonds, and promissory notes.
  • Intergenerational staff: means persons of various generations. See California Education Code 8208
  • Interrogatories: Written questions asked by one party of an opposing party, who must answer them in writing under oath; a discovery device in a lawsuit.
  • Intestate: Dying without leaving a will.
  • Investment grade: means that the obligation or parity obligation of the same issuer is rated in one of the top four generic lettered rating classifications by a securities rating agency acceptable to the commissioner, that the obligation or parity obligation of the same issuer, without regard to financial guaranty insurance, has been identified in writing by that rating agency as an insurable risk deemed to be of investment grade quality, or that the obligation or parity obligation of the same issuer has been determined to be investment grade (as indicated by a category 1 or 2 rating) by the Securities Valuation Office of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners. See California Insurance Code 12100
  • isomer: includes optical and geometrical (diastereomeric) isomers. See California Government Code 53723
  • Issuer: means a bailee that issues a document of title or, in the case of an unaccepted delivery order, the person that orders the possessor of goods to deliver. See California Education Code 84040.5
  • Item: means an instrument or a promise or order to pay money handled by a bank for collection or payment. See California Education Code 81645
  • Item of information: means any of one or more informative entries in a credit report which causes a creditor to deny credit to an applicant or increase the cost of credit to an applicant or deny an applicant a checking account with a bank or other financial institution. See California Education Code 8154
  • Jurisprudence: The study of law and the structure of the legal system.
  • Juror: A person who is on the jury.
  • Landlord: includes a tenant who is a sublandlord under a sublease. See California Civil Code 1995.020
  • Landlord: includes a tenant who is a sublandlord under a sublease. See California Civil Code 1997.020
  • Lease: means a lease or sublease of real property for other than residential purposes, and includes modifications and other agreements affecting a lease. See California Civil Code 1995.020
  • Lease: means a lease or sublease of real property for other than residential purposes, and includes modifications and other agreements affecting a lease. See California Civil Code 1997.020
  • Lease: means a transfer of the right to possession and use of goods for a term in return for consideration, but a sale, including a sale on approval or a sale or return, or retention or creation of a security interest is not a lease. See California Education Code 78018
  • Lease agreement: means the bargain, with respect to the lease, of the lessor and the lessee in fact as found in their language or by implication from other circumstances including course of dealing or usage of trade or course of performance as provided in this division. See California Education Code 78018
  • Lease contract: means the total legal obligation that results from the lease agreement as affected by this division and any other applicable rules of law. See California Education Code 78018
  • lease or agreement: shall include a lease purchase agreement. See California Education Code 81331
  • Legal tender: coins, dollar bills, or other currency issued by a government as official money. Source: U.S. Mint
  • Legatee: A beneficiary of a decedent
  • Lessee: means a person who acquires the right to possession and use of goods under a lease. See California Education Code 78018
  • Lessor: means a person who transfers the right to possession and use of goods under a lease. See California Education Code 78018
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • liability: means liability and common carrier liability insurance. See California Insurance Code 11550
  • license: includes certificate, registration, or any other authorization to engage in practice regulated by this chapter. See California Education Code 81133.1
  • Licensed psychologist: means an individual to whom a license has been issued pursuant to the provisions of this chapter, which license is in force and has not been suspended or revoked. See California Education Code 81839
  • Life estate: A property interest limited in duration to the life of the individual holding the interest (life tenant).
  • Limited edition: means fine art multiples produced from a master, all of which are the same image and bear numbers or other markings to denote the limited production thereof to a stated maximum number of multiples, or are otherwise held out as limited to a maximum number of multiples. See California Education Code 7008
  • Lineal descendant: Direct descendant of the same ancestors.
  • Liquid: means a liquid preparation that flows readily in its natural state at room temperature containing one or more soluble chemical substances usually dissolved in water or other solvents. See California Insurance Code 11629.79
  • listing: is a written contract between an owner of property and an agent by which the agent has been authorized to sell the property or to find or obtain a buyer. See California Civil Code 1086
  • Locker: means the individual sections or compartments of a capacity of not to exceed 25 cubic feet in the locker room of a frozen food locker plant. See California Insurance Code 11732.5
  • Manufactured home: as used in this part shall have the same meaning as defined in Section 18007. See California Public Contract Code 10383.3
  • Manufacturer: means any person who makes, and places into the stream of commerce, a product. See California Insurance Code 11629.74
  • Market: means the interaction between buyers and sellers of workers' compensation insurance within this state pursuant to the provisions of this article. See California Insurance Code 11730
  • Markup: The process by which congressional committees and subcommittees debate, amend, and rewrite proposed legislation.
  • Medi-Cal threshold languages: means primary languages spoken by limited-English-proficient (LEP) population groups meeting a numeric threshold of 3,000 eligible LEP Medi-Cal beneficiaries residing in a county, 1,000 Medi-Cal eligible LEP beneficiaries residing in a single ZIP Code, or 1,500 LEP Medi-Cal beneficiaries residing in two contiguous ZIP Codes. See California Education Code 66085
  • Medical director: means a physician and surgeon who is a member of a health care facility's active medical staff and who is knowledgeable in respiratory care. See California Education Code 87802
  • Medical records review meeting: means a meeting between the supervising physician and surgeon and the physician assistant during which medical records are reviewed to ensure adequate supervision of the physician assistant functioning under protocols. See California Education Code 87454
  • Member: means a person who, by the records of the mutual company and by its articles of incorporation or bylaws, is deemed to be a holder of a membership interest in the mutual company. See California Insurance Code 11535.1
  • Membership interests: means the interests of members arising under this code and the articles of incorporation and bylaws of the mutual company or otherwise by law. See California Insurance Code 11535.1
  • milk plant: as used in this article , means any place, structure, or building where a handler receives market milk and weighs, tests, standardizes, pasteurizes, homogenizes, separates, bottles or packages such milk. See California Education Code 81421
  • Minority business enterprise: means a business concern which is all of the following:

    California Public Contract Code 10470

  • Mobilehome: as used in this part shall have the same meaning as defined in Section 18008. See California Public Contract Code 10383.5
  • Mortgage guaranty insurance: means :

    California Insurance Code 12640.02

  • Mortgage loan: A loan made by a lender to a borrower for the financing of real property. Source: OCC
  • Mortgagee: The person to whom property is mortgaged and who has loaned the money.
  • Mortgagor: The person who pledges property to a creditor as collateral for a loan and who receives the money.
  • Municipal bonds: means municipal obligation bonds and special revenue bonds. See California Insurance Code 12100
  • Mutual company: means , in the case of a plan of conversion, the mutual life insurer, mutual property-casualty insurer, or mutual holding company that is converting pursuant to such plan. See California Insurance Code 11535.1
  • Mutual holding company: means a corporation organized under the laws of this state subject to the General Corporation Law as set forth in the Corporations Code. See California Insurance Code 11535.1
  • Mutual insurer: means , in the case of a plan of conversion under this chapter, the mutual life insurer or mutual property-casualty insurer that is converting pursuant to such plan. See California Insurance Code 11535.1
  • Mutual life insurer: means a domestic incorporated mutual life insurer, or domestic mutual life and disability insurer, that issues nonassessable policies on a reserve basis. See California Insurance Code 11535.1
  • National Bank: A bank that is subject to the supervision of the Comptroller of the Currency. The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency is a bureau of the U.S. Treasury Department. A national bank can be recognized because it must have "national" or "national association" in its name. Source: OCC
  • Nolo contendere: No contest-has the same effect as a plea of guilty, as far as the criminal sentence is concerned, but may not be considered as an admission of guilt for any other purpose.
  • Nurse anesthetist: means a person who is a registered nurse, licensed by the board and who has met standards for certification from the board. See California Education Code 81312
  • Nutrition education: means a planned sequential instructional program that provides knowledge and teaches skills to help pupils adopt and maintain lifelong, healthy eating patterns. See California Education Code 8996
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • Office: means the Office of Procurement in the Department of General Services. See California Public Contract Code 10290
  • offsite building: is a building that is situated on land which is neither owned by a community college district nor leased by a community college district under a lease containing an option to purchase the land. See California Education Code 81130.5
  • open listing: is a listing which grants no exclusive rights or priorities to the listing agent, and a commission is payable to the agent only if the agent procures and presents to the owner an enforceable offer from a ready, able, and willing buyer on the terms authorized by the listing or accepted by the owner, before the property is otherwise sold either through another agent or by the owner directly and before the listing expires by its terms or is revoked. See California Civil Code 1086
  • Operator: means any person, firm or corporation operating or maintaining a frozen food locker plant. See California Insurance Code 11732.5
  • optometrist: means a person who is licensed to practice optometry in this state under the authority of this chapter. See California Education Code 85266
  • Oral argument: An opportunity for lawyers to summarize their position before the court and also to answer the judges' questions.
  • Original bill: A bill which is drafted by a committee. It is introduced by the committee or subcommittee chairman after the committee votes to report it.
  • Other specified medical services: means tests or examinations performed or ordered by a physician assistant practicing in compliance with this chapter or regulations of the Medical Board of California promulgated under this chapter. See California Education Code 87454
  • Parent: means a person that, directly or indirectly, owns at least 50 percent of a financial guaranty insurance corporation. See California Insurance Code 12100
  • Parent: means a biological parent, stepparent, adoptive parent, foster parent, caretaker relative, or any other adult living with a child who has responsibility for the care and welfare of the child. See California Education Code 8208
  • Participating carrier: means a carrier that contracts with a purchasing alliance to provide coverage to enrollees under a health benefit plan or ancillary benefit plan. See California Insurance Code 10810
  • Person: means an individual, partnership, corporation, limited liability company, association, or other entity, however organized. See California Education Code 7008
  • Person: means an individual, partnership, corporation, limited liability company, association, or other group, however organized. See California Education Code 8092.5
  • Person: means any individual, partnership, corporation, trust, estate, cooperative, association, government or governmental subdivision or agency, or other entity. See California Education Code 8154
  • Person: means a natural person, firm, corporation, limited liability company, or association, or an employee or agent thereof. See California Insurance Code 11629.74
  • Person: means an individual, partnership, firm, association, corporation, joint-stock company, limited liability company, trust, government or governmental agency, state or political subdivision of a state, public or private corporation, board, association, estate, trustee, or fiduciary, or any similar entity. See California Insurance Code 11535.1
  • physical therapy: as used in this chapter , and a license issued pursuant to this chapter does not authorize the diagnosis of disease. See California Education Code 76370
  • Physician assistant: means a person who meets the requirements of this chapter and is licensed by the board. See California Education Code 87454
  • place of practice: means any location where optometry is practiced. See California Education Code 85267
  • plan: means a plan adopted by a mutual company in compliance with this chapter. See California Insurance Code 11535.1
  • Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.
  • Plea agreement: An arrangement between the prosecutor, the defense attorney, and the defendant in which the defendant agrees to plead guilty in exchange for special considerations. Source:
  • Pleadings: Written statements of the parties in a civil case of their positions. In the federal courts, the principal pleadings are the complaint and the answer.
  • Policy: means an individual or group policy of insurance issued by a life insurer. See California Insurance Code 11535.1
  • Policyholder: means the holder of a policy other than a reinsurance contract. See California Insurance Code 11535.1
  • policyholders: as used in this chapter shall be deemed to mean the person or persons insured under an individual policy of life insurance, or of disability insurance, or of any combination of life and disability insurance. See California Insurance Code 11526
  • Policyholders surplus: means the aggregate of capital, surplus, and contingency reserve. See California Insurance Code 12640.02
  • Power of attorney: A written instrument which authorizes one person to act as another's agent or attorney. The power of attorney may be for a definite, specific act, or it may be general in nature. The terms of the written power of attorney may specify when it will expire. If not, the power of attorney usually expires when the person granting it dies. Source: OCC
  • Practice setting: means either of the following:

    California Education Code 66085

  • Prequalifying report: means a report containing the limited information permitted under paragraph (2) of subdivision (b) of Section 1785. See California Education Code 8154
  • present sale: means a sale which is accomplished by the making of the contract. See California Education Code 79420
  • President pro tempore: A constitutionally recognized officer of the Senate who presides over the chamber in the absence of the Vice President. The President Pro Tempore (or, "president for a time") is elected by the Senate and is, by custom, the Senator of the majority party with the longest record of continuous service.
  • Private college: means an institution for higher education other than a public college, situated within the state and that, by virtue of law or charter, is a nonprofit private or independent degree-granting educational institution that is regionally accredited and empowered to provide a program of education beyond the high school level. See California Education Code 94110
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Probate: Proving a will
  • Probation officers: Screen applicants for pretrial release and monitor convicted offenders released under court supervision.
  • Processor: means an establishment in which, for compensation directly or indirectly, meat or meat products are cut, wrapped, or frozen to be delivered for frozen storage by the ultimate consumer. See California Insurance Code 11732.5
  • Product: means any article, or component part thereof, produced or distributed (1) for sale to a consumer for use in or around a permanent or temporary household or residence, a school, in recreation, or otherwise, or (2) for personal use, consumption, or enjoyment of a consumer in or around a permanent or temporary household or residence, a school, in recreation, or otherwise. See California Insurance Code 11629.74
  • Program: means the California Dental Corps Loan Repayment Program. See California Education Code 66085
  • Program manager: means the staff manager of the intervention program, as designated by the executive officer of the board. See California Education Code 81146
  • Program manager: means the staff manager of the diversion program, as designated by the executive officer of the board. See California Education Code 87454
  • Project: includes the erection, construction, alteration, painting, repair, or improvement of any state structure, building, road, or other state improvement of any kind. See California Public Contract Code 10701
  • Project: means a dormitory or an educational facility, faculty or staff housing, or any combination thereof, or any function concerning student loans, or interests in student loans, as determined by the authority. See California Education Code 94110
  • Proofs: means multiples which are the same as, and which are produced from the same master as, the multiples in a limited edition, but which, whether so designated or not, are set aside from and are in addition to the limited edition to which they relate. See California Education Code 7008
  • Property: means real property or a mobilehome, as defined in Section 18008 of the Health and Safety Code. See California Civil Code 1086
  • Purchasing alliance: means a non-risk-bearing entity issued a certificate of registration pursuant to this chapter to provide health benefits through multiple unaffiliated participating carriers to multiple participating employers, small employers and their employees within this state as authorized by the commissioner. See California Insurance Code 10810
  • Pure premium rate: means that portion of the rate which represents the loss cost per unit of exposure, including loss adjustment expense. See California Insurance Code 11730
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Rate: means the cost of insurance per exposure base unit, prior to any application of individual risk variations based on loss or expenses considerations and does not include minimum premiums. See California Insurance Code 11730
  • Rating organization: means an entity licensed by the commissioner pursuant to Section 11751. See California Insurance Code 11730
  • Rating organization: means any organization which has as its primary object or purpose the collecting of loss and expense statistics and other statistical information and data, the making of pure premium rates and those rating plans authorized by Section 11734 for workers' compensation insurance and employer's liability insurance incidental thereto and written in connection therewith and presenting them to the commissioner for approval. See California Insurance Code 11750.1
  • Recall: includes a voluntary recall where a product is returned to the manufacturer for repair or replacement, usually due to defects or safety concerns, or public notice that a product is defective and must be returned to the manufacturer or retailer. See California Insurance Code 11629.74
  • Record: means information that is inscribed on a tangible medium or that is stored in an electronic or other medium and is retrievable in perceivable form. See California Education Code 84040.5
  • Recourse: An arrangement in which a bank retains, in form or in substance, any credit risk directly or indirectly associated with an asset it has sold (in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles) that exceeds a pro rata share of the bank's claim on the asset. If a bank has no claim on an asset it has sold, then the retention of any credit risk is recourse. Source: FDIC
  • Recreational vehicle: as used in this part has the same meaning as defined in Section 18010. See California Public Contract Code 10388
  • Recreational vehicle: as used in this part has the same meaning as defined in Section 18010. See California Public Contract Code 10763
  • Regulations: means the rules and regulations as set forth in Chapter 13. See California Education Code 87454
  • Reinsurance: means cessions qualifying for credit under Section 12121. See California Insurance Code 12100
  • Rescission: The cancellation of budget authority previously provided by Congress. The Impoundment Control Act of 1974 specifies that the President may propose to Congress that funds be rescinded. If both Houses have not approved a rescission proposal (by passing legislation) within 45 days of continuous session, any funds being withheld must be made available for obligation.
  • Respiratory care: includes "respiratory therapy" or "inhalation therapy" where those terms mean respiratory care. See California Education Code 87802
  • Respiratory therapy school: means a program reviewed and approved by the board. See California Education Code 87802
  • Restriction on transfer: means a provision in a lease that restricts the right of transfer of the tenant's interest in the lease. See California Civil Code 1995.020
  • Restriction on use: means a provision in a lease that restricts the use of leased property by a tenant, whether by limiting use to a specified purpose, mandating use for a specified purpose, prohibiting use for a specified purpose, limiting or prohibiting a change in use, or otherwise. See California Civil Code 1997.020
  • Retailer: means any person other than a manufacturer, distributor, or wholesaler who sells, distributes, sublets, or leases consumer goods of any kind. See California Insurance Code 11629.74
  • reviewing the account: includes activities related to account maintenance and monitoring, credit line increases, and account upgrades and enhancements. See California Education Code 8154
  • Revocable trust: A trust agreement that can be canceled, rescinded, revoked, or repealed by the grantor (person who establishes the trust).
  • Right of rescission: Right to cancel, within three business days, a contract that uses the home of a person as collateral, except in the case of a first mortgage loan. There is no fee to the borrower, who receives a full refund of all fees paid. The right of rescission is guaranteed by the Truth in Lending Act (TILA). Source: OCC
  • Rights in surplus: includes rights of members of the insurer to a distribution of surplus in liquidation or conservation of the insurer under this code, or in a dissolution or winding up. See California Insurance Code 11535.1
  • Routine visual screening: means uninvasive nonpharmacological simple testing for visual acuity, visual field defects, color blindness, and depth perception. See California Education Code 87454
  • rules and regulations: as used in this part , means regulations promulgated by the commission or department, as appropriate, pursuant to Chapter 3. See California Public Contract Code 10290.1
  • sale: means a transfer for consideration of title or of the right to use, by lease or sales contract, including, but not limited to, transactions conducted through sales outlets, catalogs, or the Internet or any other similar electronic means. See California Insurance Code 11629.74
  • School building: as used in this article , means any building used, or designed to be used, for community college purposes and constructed by the state, by any city, county, or city and county, by any district of any kind within the state, by any regional occupational center or program created by or authorized to act by an agreement under joint exercise of power, or by the United States government, or any agency thereof. See California Education Code 81050
  • School building: as used in this article , means and includes any building used, or designed to be used, for community college purposes and constructed, reconstructed, altered, or added to, by the state or by any city or city and county, by any political subdivision, by any district of any kind within the state, by any regional occupational center or program created by or authorized to act by an agreement under joint exercise of power, or by the United States government, or any agency thereof. See California Education Code 81130.5
  • School building: as used in this article excludes any building which is used for community college district administrative buildings located on a site separate from the community college campuses of the district, and into which students are not required to enter. See California Education Code 81160
  • School district: means that district from which the member of the State Teachers' Retirement System last made contributions to the system before retirement. See California Education Code 7004
  • Scrutinized company: means a company in Sudan that is involved in power production activities, mineral extraction activities, oil-related activities, or the production of military equipment, but excludes a company that can demonstrate any of the following:

    California Public Contract Code 10476

  • secured: means any of the following:

    California Insurance Code 12100

  • Seller: means a person who sells or contracts to sell goods. See California Education Code 79227
  • selling agent: is a n agent participant in a multiple listing service who acts in cooperation with a listing agent and who sells, or finds and obtains a buyer for, the property. See California Civil Code 1086
  • selling agent: means selling agent as defined in subdivision (g) of Section 1086, exclusive of the requirement that the agent be a participant in a multiple listing service as defined in Section 1087. See California Civil Code 1102.14
  • Senior citizen: means a person who is 65 years of age or older. See California Education Code 8092.5
  • Service region: means that portion of the state, designated by the commissioner pursuant to regulations as described in this chapter in which each purchasing alliance must fairly and affirmatively offer, market, and sell all of the health benefit plan designs offered through the purchasing alliance that are sold or offered to a small employer to all small employers. See California Insurance Code 10810
  • Services: means work, labor, and services for other than a commercial or business use, including services furnished in connection with the sale or repair of goods. See California Education Code 8092.5
  • Shipper: means a person that enters into a contract of transportation with a carrier. See California Education Code 84040.5
  • site: includes one or more sites, and also may include any building or buildings located or to be located on a site. See California Education Code 81330
  • social service transportation: means transportation services provided by private nonprofit organizations or individuals to either individuals who are senior citizens or individuals or groups of individuals who have special transportation needs because of physical or mental conditions and supported in whole or in part by funding from private or public agencies. See California Insurance Code 11580.1
  • Sole ownership: The type of property ownership in which one individual holds legal title to the property and has full control of it.
  • State agency: as used in this article , means every state office, department, division, bureau, board, or commission, but does not include the Legislature, the courts, or any agency in the judicial branch of government. See California Public Contract Code 10335.7
  • Statistical plan: means the plan, system, or arrangement used in collecting data. See California Insurance Code 11730
  • Statute of limitations: A law that sets the time within which parties must take action to enforce their rights.
  • Stock holding company: means a corporation authorized to issue one or more classes of capital stock, the corporate purposes of which include holding all of the voting stock in an insurer that has been converted from a mutual life insurer to a stock life insurer in proceedings under Section 11537. See California Insurance Code 11535.1
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Subsidiary: means a person that, directly or indirectly, is at least 50 percent owned by a financial guaranty insurance corporation. See California Insurance Code 12100
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • supervising physician and surgeon: means a physician and surgeon licensed by the Medical Board of California or by the Osteopathic Medical Board of California who supervises one or more physician assistants, who possesses a current valid license to practice medicine, and who is not currently on disciplinary probation for improper use of a physician assistant. See California Education Code 87454
  • Supervision: means that a licensed physician and surgeon oversees the activities of, and accepts responsibility for, the medical services rendered by a physician assistant. See California Education Code 87454
  • Supplementary rate information: means any manual or plan of rates, classification system, rating schedule, minimum premium, policy fee, rating rule, rating plan, and any other similar information needed to determine the applicable premium for an insured. See California Insurance Code 11730
  • Supplier: means a person from whom a lessor buys or leases goods to be leased under a finance lease. See California Education Code 78018
  • Support services: means those services that, when combined with child care and development services, help promote the healthy physical, mental, social, and emotional growth of children. See California Education Code 8208
  • Supporting information: means the experience and judgment of the filer and the experience or data of other insurers or organizations relied on by the filer, the interpretation of any statistical data relied on by the filer, descriptions of methods used in making the rates, and any other similar information required to be filed by the commissioner. See California Insurance Code 11730
  • Teacher: means a person with the appropriate permit issued by the Commission on Teacher Credentialing who provides program supervision and instruction that includes supervision of a number of aides, volunteers, and groups of children. See California Education Code 8208
  • Temperature: means the average air temperature in refrigerated rooms. See California Insurance Code 11732.5
  • Temporary restraining order: Prohibits a person from an action that is likely to cause irreparable harm. This differs from an injunction in that it may be granted immediately, without notice to the opposing party, and without a hearing. It is intended to last only until a hearing can be held.
  • Tenant: includes a subtenant or assignee. See California Civil Code 1995.020
  • Tenant: includes a subtenant or assignee. See California Civil Code 1997.020
  • Testate: To die leaving a will.
  • Testator: A male person who leaves a will at death.
  • third party: as used in this part , means an entity which is all of the following:

    California Public Contract Code 10474

  • Toxic household product: means any substance or mixture of substances that are customarily produced or distributed for sale for use in or about the household, or are customarily stored by individuals in or about the household, and the substance or mixture of substances have the capacity to produce significant personal injury or illness to humans when orally ingested in moderate amounts. See California Insurance Code 11629.79
  • Transaction: means an agreement between a consumer and another person, whether or not the agreement is a contract enforceable by action, and includes the making of, and the performance pursuant to, that agreement. See California Education Code 8092.5
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.
  • Trust account: A general term that covers all types of accounts in a trust department, such as estates, guardianships, and agencies. Source: OCC
  • Trustees: means the Trustees of the California State University and their designees. See California Public Contract Code 10701
  • Trustor: The person who makes or creates a trust. Also known as the grantor or settlor.
  • Uniform Commercial Code: A set of statutes enacted by the various states to provide consistency among the states' commercial laws. It includes negotiable instruments, sales, stock transfers, trust and warehouse receipts, and bills of lading. Source: OCC
  • Uphold: The decision of an appellate court not to reverse a lower court decision.
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.
  • Verdict: The decision of a petit jury or a judge.
  • Voting stock: means securities of any class or any ownership interest having voting power for the election of directors, trustees, or management of a person, other than securities having voting power only because of the occurrence of a contingency. See California Insurance Code 11535.1
  • Warehouse: means a person engaged in the business of storing goods for hire. See California Education Code 84040.5
  • wholesaler: means any person, other than a manufacturer or retailer, who sells or resells, or otherwise places into the stream of commerce, a product. See California Insurance Code 11629.74
  • Women business enterprise: means a business concern which is all of the following:

    California Public Contract Code 10470

  • Workday: means the time that the parent requires temporary care for a child for any of the following reasons:

    California Education Code 8208

  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.