Article 1 Administration
Article 2 Scope of Regulation
Article 2.5 Nurse-Midwives
Article 3 Disciplinary Proceedings
Article 3.1 Intervention Program
Article 3.5 Nursing Corporations
Article 4 Nursing Schools
Article 5 Penal Provisions
Article 6 Revenue
Article 6.5 Public Health Nurse Certification
Article 7 Nurse Anesthetists
Article 8 Nurse Practitioners
Article 9 Clinical Nurse Specialists

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

  • Abate: means to put an end to a public nuisance, or to reduce the degree or the intensity of a public nuisance. See California Public Resources Code 4493
  • 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 81808
  • Achievement test: means any summative standardized test that measures the level of performance that a pupil has achieved on state-adopted content standards. See California Education Code 60603
  • Acquittal:
    1. Judgement that a criminal defendant has not been proved guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.
    2. A verdict of "not guilty."
     
  • Adverse action: includes all of the following:

    California Education Code 100745

  • 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.
  • Affected county: means a county in which any land of the district or agency is situated. See California Education Code 89005
  • 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 81808
  • agency: means any district or agency of the type designated by and formed pursuant to the provisions of any principal act that incorporates this part. See California Education Code 89005
  • Aggrieved party: means a party entitled to pursue a remedy. See California Education Code 78031
  • agreement: means the total legal obligation that results from the parties' agreement as determined by this code and as supplemented by any other applicable laws. See California Education Code 78031
  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • Amortization: Paying off a loan by regular installments.
  • 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.
  • 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 81645.5
  • Approved program: means a program for the education of physician assistants that has been formally approved by the board. See California Education Code 87706
  • area median income: means the median family income of a geographic area of the state, as annually estimated by the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development pursuant to Section 8 of the United States Housing Act of 1937. See California Public Resources Code 4649
  • Armed forces: means the United States Air Force, Army, Navy, Marine Corps, or Coast Guard. See California Education Code 88113
  • 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 100610
  • 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 100610
  • 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.
  • 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 84751
  • ballot: means any of the following:

    California Education Code 88078

  • Ballot card: means a card or a number of cards upon which are printed, or identified by reference to the ballot, the names of candidates for nomination or election to one or more offices or the ballot titles of one or more measures. See California Education Code 88079
  • Ballot title and summary: means the summary of the chief purpose and points including the fiscal impact summary of any measure that appears in the state voter information guide. See California Education Code 88083
  • Bank: means a person engaged in the business of banking, and includes a savings bank, savings and loan association, credit union, and trust company. See California Education Code 78031
  • 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 81808
  • Basal area per acre: means the sum of the cross-sectional areas at breast height of the tree stems of commercial species per acre. See California Public Resources Code 4528
  • 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.
  • Bearer: means a person in possession of a negotiable instrument, document of title, or certificated security that is payable to bearer or endorsed in blank. See California Education Code 78031
  • Beneficiary: A person who is entitled to receive the benefits or proceeds of a will, trust, insurance policy, retirement plan, annuity, or other contract. Source: OCC
  • Bequest: Property gifted by will.
  • Bill of lading: means a document evidencing the receipt of goods for shipment issued by a person engaged in the business of transporting or forwarding goods. See California Education Code 78031
  • board: means any entity listed in Section 101, the entities referred to in Sections 1000 and 3600, the State Bar, the Bureau of Real Estate, and any other state agency that issues a license, certificate, or registration authorizing a person to engage in a business or profession. See California Education Code 17352
  • Board: means the Board of Psychology. See California Education Code 85241
  • board: means the State Board of Optometry. See California Education Code 87417
  • Board: means the Physician Assistant Board. See California Education Code 87706
  • Board: means the Board of Registered Nursing. See California Education Code 81379
  • Board: means the Respiratory Care Board of California. See California Education Code 88066
  • Board: as used in this chapter means the California Horse Racing Board. See California Education Code 66278
  • Board: means the Department of Housing and Community Development for programs administered by the department, and the California Housing Finance Agency for programs administered by the agency. See California Public Resources Code 6827.1
  • Board: means the Department of Housing and Community Development for programs administered by the department, and the California Housing Finance Agency for programs administered by the agency. See California Public Resources Code 6855
  • Board of trustees: means the legislative body of a district. See California Public Resources Code 4493
  • Branch: includes a separately incorporated foreign branch of a bank. See California Education Code 78031
  • 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 81130.6
  • Buyer in ordinary course of business: means a person that buys goods in good faith, without knowledge that the sale violates the rights of another person in the goods, and in the ordinary course from a person, other than a pawnbroker, in the business of selling goods of that kind. See California Education Code 78031
  • candidate: includes any officeholder who is subject to a recall election. See California Education Code 88085
  • Carrier: means a person that issues a bill of lading. See California Education Code 84751
  • Case law: The law as laid down in cases that have been decided in the decisions of the courts.
  • Census administration: means a test administration in which all pupils take comparable assessments of the same content and where results of individual performance are appropriate and meaningful to parents, pupils, and teachers. See California Education Code 60603
  • 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 100610
  • Circulating title and summary: means the text that is required to be placed on a petition for signatures that is either one of the following:

    California Education Code 88083

  • Circumstantial evidence: All evidence except eyewitness testimony.
  • City: includes city and county. See California Education Code 17322
  • City: means any city, whether general law or chartered, including a city and county, and including any city the name of which includes the word "town. See California Public Resources Code 4493
  • Classification: means that each position in the classified service shall have a designated title, a regular minimum number of assigned hours per day, days per week, and months per year, a specific statement of the duties required to be performed by the employees in each such position, and the regular monthly salary ranges for each such position. See California Education Code 88001
  • Clerk: means the county elections official, registrar of voters, city clerk, or other officer or board charged with the duty of conducting any election. See California Education Code 88087
  • commission: means the Student Aid Commission created by this article. See California Education Code 69515
  • Commissioner: means any county agricultural commissioner. See California Education Code 19957.5
  • Committee: means the Housing Finance Committee created pursuant to Section 53524 and continued in existence pursuant to Sections 53548 and 54014. See California Public Resources Code 6855
  • Committee: means an intervention evaluation committee created by this article. See California Education Code 81379
  • committee: means a diversion evaluation committee. See California Education Code 87788
  • Committee: means the Mortgage Bond and Tax Credit Allocation Committee, which is renamed the California Tax Credit Allocation Committee. See California Public Resources Code 6304
  • Committee: means the Housing Committee created pursuant to Section 53202. See California Public Resources Code 6340
  • Committee: means the Housing Finance Committee created pursuant to Section 53524. See California Public Resources Code 6807
  • Committee: means the Housing Finance Committee created pursuant to Section 53524 and continued in existence pursuant to Section 53548. See California Public Resources Code 6827.1
  • Community housing development organizations: means the nonprofit organizations described in Section 92. See California Public Resources Code 7526
  • Consignee: means a person named in a bill of lading to which or to whose order the bill promises delivery. See California Education Code 84751
  • 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 84751
  • Consolidated plan: means the five-year action plan that results from the process set by the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) that assesses affordable housing and community development needs and market conditions, allows the prioritization of development needs, and makes data-driven, place-based investment decisions for federal funding provided by HUD. See California Public Resources Code 7304
  • Consortium: means a multistate collaborative organized to develop a comprehensive system of assessments or formative tools such as described in Section 60605. See California Education Code 60603
  • 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
  • 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 100653
  • Consumer: means a natural individual. See California Education Code 100745
  • 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 100745
  • 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 100745
  • Content standards: means the specific academic knowledge, skills, and abilities that all public schools in this state are expected to teach, and all pupils are expected to learn, in reading, writing, mathematics, history-social science, world languages, visual and performing arts, and science, at each grade level tested. See California Education Code 60603
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • contract: means the bargain of the parties in fact, as found in their language or inferred from other circumstances, including course of performance, course of dealing, or usage of trade as provided in Section 1303. See California Education Code 78031
  • Contract for sale: includes both a present sale of goods and a contract to sell goods at a future time. See California Education Code 81133.2
  • Control: means to prevent or reduce vectors. See California Public Resources Code 4493
  • Conversion: means any of the following:

    California Public Resources Code 7419

  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Countable tree: means a tree that can be used in calculating the degree of stocking under the following criteria:

    California Public Resources Code 4528

  • County: includes city and county. See California Education Code 17321
  • County: includes city and county. See California Education Code 19958
  • County: includes city and county. See California Education Code 24937
  • County officer: means any elected officer enumerated in Division 2 (commencing with Section 24000) of Title 3 of the Government Code. See California Education Code 88093
  • Covered engine: includes an engine from any onroad heavy-duty diesel truck or bus weighing over 33,000 pounds and used in for-hire or proprietary trucking operated by a trucking company that services a port in the state. See California Public Resources Code 4672
  • Covered vehicle: includes any vehicle or piece of equipment powered by a covered engine. See California Public Resources Code 4672
  • Credit bureau: An agency that collects individual credit information and sells it for a fee to creditors so they can make a decision on granting loans. Typical clients include banks, mortgage lenders, credit card companies, and other financing companies. (Also commonly referred to as consumer-reporting agency or credit-reporting agency.) Source: OCC
  • Credit report: A detailed report of an individual's credit history prepared by a credit bureau and used by a lender in determining a loan applicant's creditworthiness. Source: OCC
  • 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
  • Creditor: includes a general creditor, a secured creditor, a lien creditor, and any representative of creditors, including an assignee for the benefit of creditors, a trustee in bankruptcy, a receiver in equity, and an executor or administrator of an insolvent debtor's or assignor's estate. See California Education Code 78031
  • 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 81808
  • 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.
  • Defendant: includes a person in the position of defendant in a counterclaim, cross-claim, or third-party claim. See California Education Code 78031
  • 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 87706
  • 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 84751
  • Demotion: means assignment to an inferior position or status without the employee's written voluntary consent. See California Education Code 88001
  • department: whenever used in this code , unless the context otherwise requires, means the State Department of Education. See California Education Code 89
  • department: means the Department of Water Resources. See California Public Resources Code 8001
  • Department: means the Department of Consumer Affairs. See California Education Code 88066
  • Department: means the Department of Food and Agriculture. See California Education Code 19959
  • Department: means the State Department of Health Services. See California Public Resources Code 4493
  • department: means State Department of Health Services. See California Education Code 24943
  • Department: means the Department of Housing and Community Development. See California Public Resources Code 6925.1
  • Designated local board: means a group, including social service providers and a representative of local government, that has met department requirements for distribution of grants allocated by the department pursuant to this chapter. See California Public Resources Code 6925.1
  • Director: means a member of the governing body. See California Education Code 89005
  • Director: means "State Director of Health Services. See California Education Code 24944
  • Director: means the Director of Housing and Community Development. See California Public Resources Code 6925.1
  • 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 100653
  • Disciplinary action: includes any action whereby an employee is deprived of any classification or any incident of any classification in which he or she has permanence, including dismissal, suspension, demotion, or any reassignment, without his or her voluntary consent, except a layoff for lack of work or lack of funds. See California Education Code 88001
  • 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 87770

  • dissenting member: means the recordholder of a dissenting interest, and includes an assignee of record of that interest. See California Education Code 87770
  • District: means the Bay Area Air Quality Management District as described in Chapter 4 (commencing with Section 40200) of Part 3 and the South Coast Air Quality Management District as described in Chapter 5. See California Public Resources Code 4672
  • District: means any mosquito abatement and vector control district created pursuant to this chapter or any of its statutory predecessors. See California Public Resources Code 4493
  • District: as used in this chapter , means any pest abatement district formed pursuant to this chapter or pursuant to any law which it supersedes. See California Public Resources Code 4582.3
  • Document of title: includes a bill of lading, dock warrant, dock receipt, warehouse receipt, or order for the delivery of goods, and also any other document which in the regular course of business or financing is treated as adequately evidencing that the person in possession of it is entitled to receive, hold, and dispose of the document and the goods it covers. See California Education Code 78031
  • 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 81808
  • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
  • Draft: means a draft as defined in Section 3104 or an item, other than an instrument, that is an order. See California Education Code 81808
  • Drawee: means a person ordered in a draft to make payment. See California Education Code 81808
  • Dwelling unit: includes a space in a mobilehome park, as defined in Section 18214, and includes a mobilehome rented with the space. See California Public Resources Code 6906
  • Election: means any election including a primary that is provided for under this code. See California Education Code 88097
  • Elections official: means any of the following:

    California Education Code 88100

  • Elective office: means any office that may, under the principal act of the district or agency, be filled by way of an election. See California Education Code 89005
  • Elective officer: means "elective officer" as defined by the principal act of each district or agency or if not defined, any officer of a district or agency holding an office that can be filled by election. See California Education Code 89005
  • Elector: means a person who is a United States citizen 18 years of age or older and, except as specified in subdivision (b), is a resident of an election precinct in this state on or before the day of an election. See California Education Code 88101
  • Eligible city or county: means an area which is not a metropolitan city or part of an urban county, as defined by Section 5302(a)(4) and (6), respectively, of Title 42 of the United States Code. See California Public Resources Code 7304
  • Eligible organization: means an agency of local government or a nonprofit corporation that provides, or contracts with community organizations to provide, emergency shelter or transitional housing, or both. See California Public Resources Code 6925.1
  • Eligible sponsors: means local governmental agencies, nonprofit corporations, including cooperative housing corporations, limited liability companies where all of the members are nonprofit public benefit corporations, and limited partnerships, as defined in subdivision (f). See California Public Resources Code 8501
  • Embezzlement: In most states, embezzlement is defined as theft/larceny of assets (money or property) by a person in a position of trust or responsibility over those assets. Embezzlement typically occurs in the employment and corporate settings. Source: OCC
  • Emergency shelter: means housing with minimal supportive services for homeless persons that is limited to occupancy of six months or less by a homeless person. See California Public Resources Code 6925.1
  • 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 100745
  • 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
  • Escheat: Reversion of real or personal property to the state when 1) a person dies without leaving a will and has no heirs, or 2) when the property (such as a bank account) has been inactive for a certain period of time. Source: OCC
  • 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.
  • executed: when used with respect to the documents filed pursuant to this code or pursuant to regulations adopted under this code, and presented to the Secretary of State, include a document bearing a signature under subdivision (a). See California Education Code 17495
  • Executor: A male person named in a will to carry out the decedent
  • 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
  • Fair Credit Reporting Act: A federal law, established in 1971 and revised in 1997, that gives consumers the right to see their credit records and correct any mistakes. Source: OCC
  • Fair Debt Collection Practices Act: The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act is a set of United States statutes added as Title VIII of the Consumer Credit Protection Act. Its purpose is to ensure ethical practices in the collection of consumer debts and to provide consumers with an avenue for disputing and obtaining validation of debt information in order to ensure the information's accuracy. It is often used in conjunction with the Fair Credit Reporting Act. Source: OCC
  • Fair market value: The price at which an asset would change hands in a transaction between a willing, informed buyer and a willing, informed seller.
  • farmworker housing: means housing for agricultural workers that is available to, and occupied by, only farmworkers and their households. See California Public Resources Code 6304
  • Fault: means a default, breach, or wrongful act or omission. See California Education Code 78031
  • Federal election: means any presidential election, general election, primary election, or special election held solely or in part for the purpose of selecting, nominating, or electing any candidate for the office of President, Vice President, presidential elector, Member of the United States Senate, or Member of the United States House of Representatives. See California Education Code 88103
  • Federal Reserve System: The central bank of the United States. The Fed, as it is commonly called, regulates the U.S. monetary and financial system. The Federal Reserve System is composed of a central governmental agency in Washington, D.C. (the Board of Governors) and twelve regional Federal Reserve Banks in major cities throughout the United States. 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.
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • 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 100745
  • 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 100745
  • 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
  • Fuel break: means a strip of modified fuel to provide a line from which to work in the control of fire. See California Public Resources Code 4528
  • Fund: means the Affordable Housing Bond Act Trust Fund of 2018 created pursuant to Section 54006. See California Public Resources Code 6855
  • Fund: means the Predevelopment Loan Fund which is replenished continuously by repayments of principal on loans made from the fund. See California Public Resources Code 8501
  • Fund: means the Home Building and Rehabilitation Fund created pursuant to Section 53190. See California Public Resources Code 6340
  • Fund: means the Housing and Emergency Shelter Trust Fund created pursuant to Section 53520. See California Public Resources Code 6807
  • Fund: means the Housing and Emergency Shelter Trust Fund created pursuant to Section 53545. See California Public Resources Code 6827.1
  • Fungible goods: means :

    California Education Code 78031

  • 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
  • General district election: means an election held pursuant to the provisions of this part. See California Education Code 89005
  • General election: means either of the following:

    California Education Code 88104

  • Genuine: means free of forgery or counterfeiting. See California Education Code 78031
  • Good faith: means honesty in fact and the observance of reasonable commercial standards of fair dealing. See California Education Code 84751
  • Good faith: except as otherwise provided in Division 5 (commencing with Section 5101), means honesty in fact and the observance of reasonable commercial standards of fair dealing. See California Education Code 78031
  • Goods: means all things that are treated as movable for the purposes of a contract for storage or transportation. See California Education Code 84751
  • goods: means goods used or bought for use primarily for personal, family or household purposes. See California Education Code 81376
  • 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 100653
  • 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
  • Governing body: means the board of directors of a district or agency or the board or body which governs the activities of the district or agency. See California Education Code 89005
  • Gr-bhph: means grams-per brake horsepower hour. See California Public Resources Code 4672
  • 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
  • Holder: means :

    California Education Code 78031

  • HOME: means the HOME Investment Partnership Act as enacted in Title II of the Cranston-Gonzalez National Affordable Housing Act. See California Public Resources Code 7526
  • Home solicitation: means a transaction made at the consumer's primary residence, except those transactions initiated by the consumer. See California Education Code 100653
  • Host jurisdiction: means the city or county in which the site is located and which has the authority to take action regarding the site pursuant to Title 7 (commencing with Section 65000) of the Government Code. See California Public Resources Code 40506
  • Housing: includes , but is not limited to, manufactured housing. See California Public Resources Code 8501
  • Housing credit: means the tax credit for low-income rental housing provided under Section 42 of the federal Internal Revenue Code (26 U. See California Public Resources Code 6304
  • Housing credit applicant: means any owner, sponsor, or developer of a qualifying low-income building or project who applies to the committee for either of the following:

    California Public Resources Code 6304

  • Housing credit ceiling: means the amount specified in Section 42(h)(3)(C) of the federal Internal Revenue Code (26 U. See California Public Resources Code 6304
  • 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.
  • Insolvency proceeding: includes an assignment for the benefit of creditors or other proceeding intended to liquidate or rehabilitate the estate of the person involved. See California Education Code 78031
  • Insolvent: means :

    California Education Code 78031

  • Inspector: means the supervisor of the precinct board of which he or she is a member. See California Education Code 88104.5
  • instructional aide: means a person employed to assist classroom instructors and other faculty in the performance of their duties and in the supervision of students and in instructional tasks which, in the judgment of the faculty to whom the instructional aide is assigned, may be performed by a person not qualified as a classroom instructor. See California Education Code 88243
  • Intangible property: Property that has no intrinsic value, but is merely the evidence of value such as stock certificates, bonds, and promissory notes.
  • Intestate: Dying without leaving a will.
  • 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 84751
  • Item: means an instrument or a promise or order to pay money handled by a bank for collection or payment. See California Education Code 81808
  • 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 100745
  • Judicial officer: means any Justice of the Supreme Court, justice of a court of appeal, or judge of the superior court. See California Education Code 88106
  • Jurisprudence: The study of law and the structure of the legal system.
  • Juror: A person who is on the jury.
  • landowner: means either the person or persons owning the land or the person or persons owning the timber. See California Public Resources Code 4598.3
  • Landowner voting district: means a district whose principal act requires an elector to be an owner of land located within the district. See California Education Code 89005
  • Lawsuit: A legal action started by a plaintiff against a defendant based on a complaint that the defendant failed to perform a legal duty, resulting in harm to the plaintiff.
  • 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
  • Legislative session: That part of a chamber's daily session in which it considers legislative business (bills, resolutions, and actions related thereto).
  • license: includes certificate, registration, or any other authorization to engage in practice regulated by this chapter. See California Education Code 81368
  • licensed clinic: means a clinic licensed pursuant to Article 1 (commencing with Section 1200) of Chapter 1 of Division 2 of the Health and Safety Code. See California Education Code 89260
  • 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 85241
  • Licensee: means a person or entity, other than a corporation, authorized by a license, certificate, registration, or other means to engage in a business or profession regulated by this code or referred to in Section 1000 or 3600. See California Education Code 17351
  • Licensing board: means any board, as defined in Section 22, the State Bar of California, and the Department of Real Estate. See California Education Code 17351
  • 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 100610
  • Lineal descendant: Direct descendant of the same ancestors.
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Local agency: means any county, city, public district, or other public agency. See California Public Resources Code 6331
  • Local election: is a municipal, county, or district election. See California Education Code 88107
  • Markup: The process by which congressional committees and subcommittees debate, amend, and rewrite proposed legislation.
  • Matrix sampling: means administering different portions of a single assessment to different groups of pupils for the purpose of sampling a broader representation of content and reducing testing time. See California Education Code 60603
  • Measure: means any constitutional amendment or other proposition submitted to a popular vote at any election. See California Education Code 88108
  • 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 88066
  • 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 87706
  • Military or overseas voter: means an elector absent from the county in which he or she is otherwise eligible to vote who is any of the following:

    California Education Code 88076

  • Money: means a medium of exchange currently authorized or adopted by a domestic or foreign government. See California Education Code 78031
  • month: means a calendar month, unless otherwise expressed. See California Education Code 17413
  • 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 election: means elections in general law cities and where applicable in chartered cities. See California Education Code 88109
  • NOFA: means notice of funding availability, a public announcement that an estimated amount of funding will be awarded by a department program according to specified criteria and schedules. See California Public Resources Code 7304
  • 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.
  • Nominate: means the selection, at a state-conducted primary election, of candidates who are entitled by law to participate in the general election for that office, but does not mean any other lawful mechanism that a political party may adopt for the purposes of choosing the candidate who is preferred by the party for a nonpartisan or voter-nominated office. See California Education Code 88112
  • Nomination documents: means declaration of candidacy and nomination papers. See California Education Code 88113
  • Nonurban county: means any county with a population of less than 200,000, as published in the most recent edition of Population Estimates of California Cities and Counties, E-1, prepared by the Department of Finance, Demographic Research Unit. See California Public Resources Code 6925.1
  • 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 81645.5
  • Oath: includes affirmation. See California Education Code 17324
  • Oath: includes affirmation. See California Education Code 88115
  • Oath: includes an affirmation or declaration. See California Education Code 17389
  • Oath: includes affirmation. See California Education Code 1921
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • offsite building: is a building that is situated on land that 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-end credit: A credit agreement (typically a credit card) that allows a customer to borrow against a preapproved credit line when purchasing goods and services. The borrower is only billed for the amount that is actually borrowed plus any interest due. (Also called a charge account or revolving credit.) Source: OCC
  • optometrist: means a person who is licensed to practice optometry in this state under the authority of this chapter. See California Education Code 87416
  • Oral argument: An opportunity for lawyers to summarize their position before the court and also to answer the judges' questions.
  • Organization: means a person other than an individual. See California Education Code 78031
  • 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 87706
  • Outlays: Outlays are payments made (generally through the issuance of checks or disbursement of cash) to liquidate obligations. Outlays during a fiscal year may be for payment of obligations incurred in prior years or in the same year.
  • Owner: means the person, partnership, or corporation that is a party to a contract with a federal, state, or local governmental agency which provides a mortgage, mortgage assistance, or rent subsidy. See California Public Resources Code 7419
  • Owner: includes any individual, partnership, corporation, or association. See California Public Resources Code 4712
  • Package: includes cartons, wrappers, or other containers which are used for the sale of butter to the retail trade. See California Education Code 84755
  • Paper cast vote record: means an auditable document that corresponds to the selection made on the voter's ballot and lists the contests on the ballot and the voter's selections for those contests. See California Education Code 88086
  • Party: means a political party or organization that has qualified for participation in any primary or presidential general election. See California Education Code 88122
  • permanent employee: includes tenure in the classification in which the employee passed the required probationary period and includes all of the incidents of that classification. See California Education Code 88001
  • permit: means a permit that is issued pursuant to Section 33222. See California Education Code 79224
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, business trust, estate, trust, partnership, limited liability company, association, joint venture, government, governmental subdivision, agency, or instrumentality, public corporation, or any other legal or commercial entity. See California Education Code 78031
  • Person: means any private person, partnership, association, limited liability company, or corporation. See California Public Resources Code 6331
  • person: includes individuals, companies, partnerships and associations. See California Public Resources Code 8501
  • Person: means any individual, partnership, association, corporation, limited liability company, or any organized group of persons whether incorporated or not. See California Education Code 19963
  • Person: means an individual, partnership, corporation, limited liability company, association, or other entity, however organized. See California Education Code 100610
  • Person: means an individual, partnership, corporation, limited liability company, association, or other group, however organized. See California Education Code 100653
  • Person: means any individual, partnership, corporation, trust, estate, cooperative, association, government or governmental subdivision or agency, or other entity. See California Education Code 100745
  • Person: means any person, firm, association, organization, partnership, business trust, corporation, limited liability company, or company. See California Education Code 24942
  • personal property: include money, goods, chattels, things in action, and evidences of debt. See California Education Code 17413
  • Persons and families of low or moderate income: means persons and families whose income does not exceed 80 percent of the area median income, adjusted for family size, as determined pursuant to regulations or subsequent guidelines adopted by the department. See California Public Resources Code 7304
  • Persons and families of low or moderate income: includes very low income households, as defined in Section 50105, extremely low income households, as defined in Section 50106, and lower income households as defined in Section 50079. See California Public Resources Code 4649
  • persons of low income: means persons or families who are eligible for financial assistance specifically provided by a governmental agency for the benefit of occupants of housing financed pursuant to this division. See California Public Resources Code 4649
  • Pest: as used in this chapter , includes any plant, animal, insect, fish, or other matter or material, not under human control, which is offensive to the senses or interferes with the comfortable enjoyment of life, or which is detrimental to the agricultural industry of the State, and is not protected under any other provision of law. See California Public Resources Code 4578
  • 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 79209
  • Physician assistant: means a person who meets the requirements of this chapter and is licensed by the board. See California Education Code 87706
  • place of practice: means any location where optometry is practiced. See California Education Code 87418
  • 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.
  • Polling place: means a location where a voter casts a ballot and includes the following terms, as applicable: poll, polling location, and vote center. See California Education Code 88123
  • Population sampling: means administering assessments to a representative sample of pupils instead of the entire pupil population. See California Education Code 60603
  • Port: means any sea or river port in the state. See California Public Resources Code 4672
  • 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
  • Precedent: A court decision in an earlier case with facts and law similar to a dispute currently before a court. Precedent will ordinarily govern the decision of a later similar case, unless a party can show that it was wrongly decided or that it differed in some significant way.
  • Precinct: means a geographical area within a county that is made up of voters and is formed pursuant to Chapter 3 (commencing with Section 12200) of Division 12. See California Education Code 88124
  • precinct board: means the board appointed by the elections official to serve at a vote center. See California Education Code 88125
  • Predevelopment loan: means a loan for required expenses, other than administrative and construction, which are incurred by eligible sponsors in the process of, and prior to, securing long-term financing for construction, conversion, preservation, or rehabilitation of assisted housing, and which are recoverable once long-term financing is obtained. See California Public Resources Code 8501
  • Prequalifying report: means a report containing the limited information permitted under paragraph (2) of subdivision (b) of Section 1785. See California Education Code 100745
  • present sale: means a sale which is accomplished by the making of the contract. See California Education Code 81133.2
  • Presiding officer: A majority-party Senator who presides over the Senate and is charged with maintaining order and decorum, recognizing Members to speak, and interpreting the Senate's rules, practices and precedents.
  • Primary election: includes all primary nominating elections provided for by this code. See California Education Code 88127
  • Principal act: means the law providing for the creation of a particular district or agency or type of district or agency. See California Education Code 89005
  • Principal county: means the county having all or the greater portion of the entire assessed value, as shown on the last equalized assessment roll of the county or counties, of all taxable property within a district at the time of formation. See California Public Resources Code 4493
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Probation officers: Screen applicants for pretrial release and monitor convicted offenders released under court supervision.
  • Process: signifies a writ or summons issued in the course of a judicial proceeding. See California Education Code 17389
  • Program: means the State Community Development Block Grant Program created pursuant to federal law (42 U. See California Public Resources Code 7304
  • Program: means the San Joaquin Valley Emergency Clean Air Attainment Program created by this chapter. See California Public Resources Code 4226
  • Program: means the California Port Community Air Quality Program created by this chapter. See California Public Resources Code 4672
  • Program manager: means the staff manager of the intervention program, as designated by the executive officer of the board. See California Education Code 81379
  • Program manager: means the staff manager of the diversion program, as designated by the executive officer of the board. See California Education Code 87706
  • Project: means the replacement, repowering, scrapping, or retrofitting of a covered vehicle or covered engine that receives a grant pursuant to this chapter. See California Public Resources Code 4672
  • project: has the meaning specified in Section 42(c)(2) of the federal Internal Revenue Code (26 U. See California Public Resources Code 6304
  • 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 100610
  • property: includes property real and personal. See California Education Code 17413
  • Property: means land and improvements, and includes water. See California Public Resources Code 4493
  • PTEIR: means a program timberland environmental impact report prepared pursuant to this article and Article 6. See California Public Resources Code 4598.3
  • Public agency: means any state agency, board, or commission, including the California State University and the University of California, any county, city and county, city, regional agency, school district, special district, redevelopment agency, or other political subdivision. See California Public Resources Code 4493
  • Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
  • Public nuisance: means any of the following:

    California Public Resources Code 4493

  • public nuisance: includes , but is not limited to, both of the following:

    California Public Resources Code 4581

  • Punchcard: means a tabulating card on which the voter may record his or her vote by punching, marking, or slotting. See California Education Code 88130
  • Punching: includes marking a ballot card to record a vote. See California Education Code 88131
  • Purchase: means taking by sale, lease, discount, negotiation, mortgage, pledge, lien, security interest, issue or reissue, gift, or any other voluntary transaction creating an interest in property. See California Education Code 78031
  • Purchaser: means a person that takes by purchase. See California Education Code 78031
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Real estate investment trust: as used in this part means any unincorporated association or trust formed to engage in business and managed by, or under the direction of, one or more trustees for the benefit of the holders or owners (hereinafter in this part "shareowners") of transferable shares of beneficial interest in the trust estate (hereinafter in this part "shares") and that meets one of the following two tests:

    California Education Code 88023

  • Recess: A temporary interruption of the legislative business.
  • Reclassification: means the upgrading of a position to a higher classification as a result of the gradual increase of the duties being performed by the incumbent in that position. See California Education Code 88001
  • 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 78031
  • 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 84751
  • 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
  • Region: means a county or a consortium of counties voluntarily banding together by action of a designated local board. See California Public Resources Code 6925.1
  • Regular election: is a n election, the specific time for the holding of which is prescribed by law. See California Education Code 88136
  • Regulations: means the rules and regulations as set forth in Chapter 13. See California Education Code 87706
  • Reichert-Meissl number: means the number of milliliters of decinormal alkali which are required to neutralize the acidity of the distillate from five grams of fat treated in the manner specified in the regulations adopted by the director. See California Education Code 85235
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Remand: When an appellate court sends a case back to a lower court for further proceedings.
  • Remedy: means any remedial right to which an aggrieved party is entitled with or without resort to a tribunal. See California Education Code 78031
  • Remote accessible vote by mail system: means a mechanical, electromechanical, or electronic system and its software that is used for the sole purpose of marking an electronic vote by mail ballot for a voter with disabilities or a military or overseas voter who shall print the paper cast vote record to be submitted to the elections official. See California Education Code 88081
  • repower: as used in this chapter , refers to replacing an older, uncontrolled engine with a newer model engine that meets the latest emissions standards. See California Public Resources Code 4672
  • Representative: means a person empowered to act for another, including an agent, an officer of a corporation or association, and a trustee, executor, or administrator of an estate. See California Education Code 78031
  • 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.
  • Resident voting district: means any district other than a landowner voting district. See California Education Code 89005
  • Respiratory care: includes "respiratory therapy" or "inhalation therapy" where those terms mean respiratory care. See California Education Code 88066
  • Respiratory therapy school: means a program reviewed and approved by the board. See California Education Code 88066
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • Retrofit: means making modifications to the engine and fuel system such that the retrofitted engine does not have the same specifications as the original engine. See California Public Resources Code 4226
  • Retrofit: means making modifications to the engine and fuel system so that the retrofitted engine does not have the same emissions of particulate matter as the original engine. See California Public Resources Code 4672
  • reviewing the account: includes activities related to account maintenance and monitoring, credit line increases, and account upgrades and enhancements. See California Education Code 100745
  • Revocable trust: A trust agreement that can be canceled, rescinded, revoked, or repealed by the grantor (person who establishes the trust).
  • Right: includes remedy. See California Education Code 78031
  • Roster: means the official list of voters for an election, which may be in paper or electronic form. See California Education Code 88138
  • Routine visual screening: means uninvasive nonpharmacological simple testing for visual acuity, visual field defects, color blindness, and depth perception. See California Education Code 87706
  • Safe Haven: means supportive housing for seriously mentally ill homeless persons, many of whom have cooccurring substance abuse problems, that have been unable or unwilling to participate in high demand housing programs. See California Public Resources Code 6925.1
  • 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 officer: means the Superintendent of Public Instruction and the superintendent of schools of a county. See California Education Code 88162
  • Secretary: means the secretary of the governing body or a person designated by him or her to perform a duty of the secretary. See California Education Code 89005
  • Secretary: means the Secretary of Food and Agriculture. See California Education Code 19961
  • Security interest: includes any interest of a consignor and a buyer of accounts, chattel paper, a payment intangible, or a promissory note in a transaction that is subject to Division 9 (commencing with Section 9101). See California Education Code 78031
  • Sell: includes offer for sale, expose for sale, possess for sale, exchange, barter, or trade. See California Education Code 19966
  • Seller: means a person who sells or contracts to sell goods. See California Education Code 81130.6
  • Senior citizen: means a person who is 65 years of age or older. See California Education Code 100653
  • Sequester: To separate. Sometimes juries are sequestered from outside influences during their deliberations.
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • 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 100653
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • Shipper: means a person that enters into a contract of transportation with a carrier. See California Education Code 84751
  • Signature: includes either of the following:

    California Education Code 88166

  • Signature: includes mark when the signer cannot write, such signer's name being written near the mark by a witness who writes his own name near the signer's name. See California Education Code 17494
  • Signed: includes using any symbol executed or adopted with present intention to adopt or accept a writing. See California Education Code 78031
  • 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
  • Smaller nonindustrial landowner: means an owner of 5,000 acres or less of timberland within the state. See California Public Resources Code 4598.3
  • Software: includes all programs, voting devices, cards, ballot cards or papers, operating manuals or instructions, test procedures, printouts, and other nonmechanical or nonelectrical items necessary to the operation of a voting system. See California Education Code 88167
  • Special election: is a n election, the specific time for the holding of which is not prescribed by law. See California Education Code 88167.5
  • Spouse: includes "registered domestic partner" as required by Section 297. See California Education Code 17317
  • spouse: includes a registered domestic partner, as required by Section 297. See California Education Code 17413
  • Spouse: includes "registered domestic partner" as required by Section 297. See California Education Code 17389
  • Spouse: includes "registered domestic partner" as required by Section 297. See California Education Code 88168
  • Spouse: includes "registered domestic partner" as required by Section 297. See California Education Code 24935
  • Spouse: includes "registered domestic partner" as required by Section 297. See California Education Code 78031
  • State: means a state of the United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the United States Virgin Islands, or any territory or insular possession subject to the jurisdiction of the United States. See California Education Code 78031
  • State: means the State of California, unless applied to the different parts of the United States. See California Education Code 25000.5
  • State agency: includes every state office, officer, department, division, bureau, board, authority, and commission. See California Education Code 88066
  • State Board of Optometry: shall be deemed to refer to the "California State Board of Optometry. See California Education Code 87417
  • Statewide election: is a n election held throughout the state. See California Education Code 88180
  • Statute of limitations: A law that sets the time within which parties must take action to enforce their rights.
  • Stocking: means a measure of the degree to which space is occupied by well-distributed countable trees. See California Public Resources Code 4528
  • Stream: means a natural watercourse as designated by a solid line or dash and three dots symbol shown on the largest scale United States Geological Survey map most recently published. See California Public Resources Code 4528
  • Subdivision: means a subdivision of the section in which that term occurs unless some other section is expressly mentioned. See California Education Code 19970
  • subscription: includes mark when the signer or subscriber can not write, such signer's or subscriber's name being written near the mark by a witness who writes his own name near the signer's or subscriber's name. See California Education Code 24941
  • Subsidized rental unit: means any unit with a rent that was subject to regulation by a federal, state, or local governmental agency prior to conversion. See California Public Resources Code 7419
  • Summative assessment: means an assessment designed to be given near the end of the school year to evaluate a pupil's knowledge and skills relative to a specific set of academic standards. See California Education Code 60603
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Supervising authority: means the board of supervisors of the county in which is situated all or most of the land of a district. See California Education Code 89005
  • 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 87706
  • 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 87706
  • Surety: includes a guarantor or other secondary obligor. See California Education Code 78031
  • task force: means the California Oak Mortality Task Force. See California Public Resources Code 4750.2
  • Term: means a portion of an agreement that relates to a particular matter. See California Education Code 78031
  • Testate: To die leaving a will.
  • Testator: A male person who leaves a will at death.
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • third party: means a person that has engaged in a transaction or made an agreement subject to this code. See California Education Code 78031
  • Tort: A civil wrong or breach of a duty to another person, as outlined by law. A very common tort is negligent operation of a motor vehicle that results in property damage and personal injury in an automobile accident.
  • 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 100653
  • 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.
  • Transitional housing: means housing with supportive services for up to 24 months that is exclusively designated and targeted for recently homeless persons. See California Public Resources Code 6925.1
  • Trust account: A general term that covers all types of accounts in a trust department, such as estates, guardianships, and agencies. Source: OCC
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • trustees: means the Trustees of the California State University, created under Section 66600. See California Education Code 89000
  • Trustor: The person who makes or creates a trust. Also known as the grantor or settlor.
  • Unauthorized signature: means a signature made without actual, implied, or apparent authority. See California Education Code 78031
  • Ungranted tidelands: means the tide and submerged lands owned by the State of California which have not been granted in trust to any local agency or to the United States or to private parties. See California Public Resources Code 6331
  • 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
  • User fees: Fees charged to users of goods or services provided by the government. In levying or authorizing these fees, the legislature determines whether the revenue should go into the treasury or should be available to the agency providing the goods or services.
  • Vector: means any animal capable of transmitting the causative agent of human disease or capable of producing human discomfort or injury, including, but not limited to, mosquitoes, flies, mites, ticks, other arthropods, and rodents and other vertebrates. See California Public Resources Code 4493
  • Verdict: The decision of a petit jury or a judge.
  • Veteran: as used in this article means any person who has served in the United States armed forces in time of war, or national emergency declared by the President of the United States of America, and who has been discharged or released under conditions other than dishonorable, proof of which shall be submitted to the commission at the time of the examination. See California Education Code 88113
  • Veterinary food-animal drugs: as used in this chapter shall include the following:

    California Education Code 89306

  • Veto: The procedure established under the Constitution by which the President/Governor refuses to approve a bill or joint resolution and thus prevents its enactment into law. A regular veto occurs when the President/Governor returns the legislation to the house in which it originated. The President/Governor usually returns a vetoed bill with a message indicating his reasons for rejecting the measure. In Congress, the veto can be overridden only by a two-thirds vote in both the Senate and the House.
  • Vote by mail voter: means any voter casting a ballot in any way other than at the polling place. See California Education Code 88076
  • Vote center: means a location established for holding elections that offers the services described in Sections 2170, 4005, and 4007. See California Education Code 88181
  • Voter: means any elector who is registered under this code. See California Education Code 88183
  • Voter: means a voter or elector as respectively defined in the principal act of each district or agency. See California Education Code 89005
  • Voter: means a voter as defined by Section 359 of the Elections Code. See California Public Resources Code 4493
  • Voter list: means the list of registered voters in a single or consolidated precinct or in an entire county. See California Education Code 88184
  • Voter-nominated office: means a congressional or state elective office for which a candidate may choose to have his or her party preference or lack of party preference indicated upon the ballot. See California Education Code 88185
  • Voting device: means any device used in conjunction with a ballot card or cards to indicate the choice of the voter by marking, punching, or slotting the ballot card. See California Education Code 88186
  • Voting machine: means any electronic device, including, but not limited to, a precinct optical scanner and a direct recording voting system, into which a voter may enter his or her votes, and which, by means of electronic tabulation and generation of printouts or other tangible, human-readable records, furnishes a total of the number of votes cast for each candidate and for or against each measure. See California Education Code 88190
  • Voting system: means a mechanical, electromechanical, or electronic system and its software, or any combination of these used for casting a ballot, tabulating votes, or both. See California Education Code 88191
  • Warehouse: means a person engaged in the business of storing goods for hire. See California Education Code 84751
  • Warehouse receipt: means a receipt issued by a person engaged in the business of storing goods for hire. See California Education Code 78031
  • Writ: means an order or precept in writing, issued in the name of the people, or of a court or judicial officer. See California Education Code 17389
  • Writing: includes printing, typewriting, or any other intentional reduction to tangible form. See California Education Code 78031