Sections
Article 1 Administration 4000 – 4013
Article 2 Definitions 4015 – 4046
Article 3 Scope of Practice and Exemptions 4050 – 4068
Article 4 Requirements for Prescriptions 4070 – 4078
Article 5 Authority of Inspectors 4080 – 4086
Article 6 General Requirements 4100 – 4107.5
Article 7 Pharmacies 4110 – 4126.9
Article 7.5 Sterile Drug Products 4127 – 4127.8
Article 7.6 Centralized Hospital Packaging Pharmacies 4128 – 4128.7
Article 7.7 Outsourcing Facilities 4129 – 4129.9
Article 8 Telepharmacy Systems and Remote Dispensing Site Pharmacies 4130 – 4135
Article 9 Hypodermic Needles and Syringes 4141 – 4149
Article 10 Pharmacy Corporations 4150 – 4156
Article 11 Wholesalers, Third-Party Logistics Providers, and Manufacturers 4160 – 4169.1
Article 11.5 Surplus Medication Collection and Distribution Intermediaries 4169.5
Article 12 Prescriber Dispensing 4170 – 4175
Article 13 Nonprofit or Free Clinics 4180 – 4186
Article 14 Clinics 4190 – 4195
Article 15 Veterinary Food-Animal Drug Retailers 4196 – 4199
Article 16 Applications 4200 – 4210
Article 17 Continuing Education 4231 – 4234
Article 18 Poisons 4240
Article 19 Disciplinary Proceedings 4300 – 4316
Article 20 Prohibitions and Offenses 4320 – 4343
Article 21 Pharmacists Recovery Program 4360 – 4373
Article 22 Unfair Trade Practices 4380 – 4382
Article 23 Revenue and Renewal 4400 – 4409
Article 24 Prescription Rates for Medicare Beneficiaries 4425 – 4426

Terms Used In California Codes > Business and Professions Code > Division 2 > Chapter 9

  • Abstract of judgment: In a federal criminal proceeding, A certification from a U.S. District Court clerk that a judgment of restitution was entered against the defendant owing to the victim. If the defendant inherits, owns, or sells real property or holdings, these assets can then be attached at the state and local levels as well.
  • Access costs: means living expenses and expenses for transportation, supplies, and books. See California Education Code 69432.7
  • 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
  • Acquire: includes acquisition by gift, purchase, lease, eminent domain, or otherwise. See California Government Code 12271
  • Acquittal:
    1. Judgement that a criminal defendant has not been proved guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.
    2. A verdict of "not guilty."
     
  • Action: means an action for partition under this title. See California Education Code 18703
  • action taken: means a collective decision made by the members of a state body, a collective commitment or promise by the members of the state body to make a positive or negative decision or an actual vote by the members of a state body when sitting as a body or entity upon a motion, proposal, resolution, order or similar action. See California Government Code 11122
  • action taken: means a collective decision made by a majority of the members of a legislative body, a collective commitment or promise by a majority of the members of a legislative body to make a positive or a negative decision, or an actual vote by a majority of the members of a legislative body when sitting as a body or entity, upon a motion, proposal, report, resolution, order, or recommendation. See California Education Code 89305.4
  • Actual benefit: means the amount, if any, realized by the lender upon the disposition of property acquired through foreclosure or its equivalent as a direct result of a removal or remedial action undertaken by another person, not to exceed the amount, if any, by which the disposition proceeds exceed the sum of the balance of all of the following:

    California Government Code 11435.25

  • Acupuncture: means the stimulation of a certain point or points on or near the surface of the body by the insertion of needles to prevent or modify the perception of pain or to normalize physiological functions, including pain control for the treatment of certain diseases or dysfunctions of the body, and includes the techniques of electroacupuncture, cupping, and moxibustion. See California Education Code 52336.1
  • Acupuncturist: means an individual to whom a license has been issued to practice acupuncture pursuant to this chapter, which is in effect and is not suspended or revoked. See California Education Code 52336.1
  • Acute psychiatric hospital: means a health facility having a duly constituted governing body with overall administrative and professional responsibility and an organized medical staff that provides 24-hour inpatient care for persons with mental health disorders or other patients referred to in Division 5 (commencing with Section 5000) or Division 6 (commencing with Section 6000) of the Welfare and Institutions Code, including the following basic services: medical, nursing, rehabilitative, pharmacy, and dietary services. See California Public Contract Code 20608
  • Adjourn: A motion to adjourn a legislative chamber or a committee, if passed, ends that day's session.
  • Adjournment sine die: The end of a legislative session "without day." These adjournments are used to indicate the final adjournment of an annual or the two-year session of legislature.
  • Adjustment factor: means the job order contractor's competitively bid adjustment to the school district's prices as published in the unit price catalog. See California Public Contract Code 20919.21
  • Administering agency: means the agency designated by the committee pursuant to Section 25262. See California Government Code 11346.3
  • Administrative agency: means the state agency responsible for programming bond funds made available by Chapter 12. See California Government Code 12099.1
  • administrative costs: means the amounts expended by the Legislature, the Legislative Counsel Bureau, the Governor's Office, the Department of Technology, the Office of Planning and Research, the Department of Justice, the State Controller's Office, the State Treasurer's Office, the State Personnel Board, the Department of Finance, the Department of Financial Information System for California, the Office of Administrative Law, the Department of Human Resources, the Secretary of California Health and Human Services, the California State Auditor's Office, and the California State Library, and a proration of any other cost to or expense of the state for services or facilities provided for the Legislature and the above agencies, for supervision or administration of the state government or for services to other state agencies. See California Government Code 11270
  • Administrative director: means the Administrative Director of the Division of Workers' Compensation. See California Government Code 12580
  • Administrative fund: means the funds used to administer this article. See California Education Code 69980
  • Adverse action: includes all of the following:

    California Education Code 8154

  • Advertise: as used in this chapter , includes, but is not limited to, any public communication, as defined in subdivision (a) of Section 651, the issuance of any card, sign, or device to any person, or the causing, permitting, or allowing of any sign or marking on, or in, any building or structure, or in any newspaper or magazine or in any directory, or any printed matter whatsoever, with or without any limiting qualification. See California Education Code 54400
  • Advertisement: means any written or printed communication or any communication by means of recorded telephone messages or by radio, television, or similar communications media, published in connection with the offer or sale of plan contracts. See California Public Contract Code 21591
  • Advertisement: means any written or printed communication, including a directory listing, except a free telephone directory listing that does not allow space for a license number. See California Education Code 92449
  • Advisory team: means the team convened by the committee pursuant to Section 25263. See California Government Code 11346.3
  • Affected county: means a county in which any land of the district or agency is situated. See California Education Code 88244
  • Affiliate: means a person who, directly or indirectly through one or more intermediaries, controls, is controlled by, or is under common control with, a specified person. See California Government Code 55028
  • Affiliation period: means a period that, under the terms of the health care service plan contract, must expire before health care services under the contract become effective. See California Public Contract Code 21101
  • Affiliation period: means a period that, under the terms of the health care service plan contract, must expire before health care services under the contract become effective. See California Public Contract Code 21195
  • Affiliation period: means a period that, under the terms of the health care service plan contract, must expire before health care services under the contract become effective. See California Public Contract Code 21250
  • 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
  • Agency: means any city, county, district, commission, the state, or any department, agency, or political subdivision thereof, that has jurisdiction under a state or local law, ordinance, or regulation to supervise, oversee, or approve a site investigation and a remedial action at a hazardous materials release site. See California Government Code 11346.3
  • Agency: means the Environmental Affairs Agency. See California Government Code 11430.50
  • 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 88244
  • Agent: as used in this chapter , means a person acting in accordance with Title 9 (commencing with Section 2295) of Part 4 of Division 3 of the Civil Code for purposes of managing, operating, leasing, or performing a similar function with respect to a building subject to this chapter. See California Government Code 11180.5
  • Agriculture programs: means the programs specified in Section 221, Chapter 5 (commencing with Section 5301) of Division 4, Sections 6037, 6038, and 9641. See California Education Code 54444
  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • Alternative payment program: means a local government agency or nonprofit organization that has contracted with the department pursuant to Section 8220. See California Education Code 8208
  • Amortization: Paying off a loan by regular installments.
  • Ancillary administration: Probate administration of property (usually real property) owned in a State other than the one in which the decedent had his (her) principal residence at the time of death.
  • 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.
  • Appeals board: means the Workers' Compensation Appeals Board. See California Government Code 12580
  • Applicant: as used in this chapter , means an unlicensed person who has completed a master's or doctoral degree program, as specified in Sections 4980. See California Education Code 54400
  • Applicant: means any person who has applied for, or is about to apply for, a state gambling license, a key employee license, a registration, a finding of suitability, a work permit, a manufacturer's or distributor's license, or an approval of any act or transaction for which the approval or authorization of the commission or department is required or permitted under this chapter. See California Government Code 55028
  • 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
  • Archival value: means the ongoing usefulness or significance of a record based on the administrative, legal, fiscal, evidential, or historical information it contains, justifying its permanent preservation. See California Government Code 12271
  • Armed forces: means the United States Air Force, Army, Navy, Marine Corps, or Coast Guard. See California Education Code 88113
  • 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
  • Asbestos: as used in this chapter , has the same meaning as defined in Section 6501. See California Government Code 11158
  • Asbestos-containing construction material: as used in this chapter , means any manufactured construction material, including structural, mechanical and building material, which contains more than one-tenth of 1 percent asbestos by weight. See California Government Code 11159
  • At-large method of election: means any of the following methods of electing members to the governing body of a political subdivision:

    California Education Code 89517

  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • 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.
  • Authority: means the Capitol Area Development Authority created by the joint powers agreement executed pursuant to Section 8169. See California Government Code 12438.1
  • 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
  • auxiliary organization: includes the following entities:

    California Education Code 89901

  • Award year: means one academic year, or the equivalent, of attendance at a qualifying institution. See California Education Code 69432.7
  • 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
  • bait net: means a lampara or round haul type net, the mesh of which is constructed of twine not exceeding Standard No. See California Government Code 11531
  • 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
  • Basic health care services: includes ambulance and ambulance transport services provided through the "911" emergency response system. See California Public Contract Code 21591
  • Benefits: means the payment of higher education expenses on behalf of a beneficiary by the Scholarshare trust during the beneficiary's attendance at an institution of higher education. See California Education Code 69980
  • Bequest: Property gifted by will.
  • Best value: means a procurement process whereby the selected bidder may be selected on the basis of objective criteria for evaluating the qualifications of bidders with the resulting selection representing the best combination of price and qualifications. See California Public Contract Code 20119.1
  • Best value: means a procurement process whereby the selected bidder may be selected on the basis of objective criteria for evaluating the qualifications of bidders with the resulting selection representing the best combination of price and qualifications. See California Public Contract Code 20155.1
  • Best value contractor: means a properly licensed person, firm, or corporation that submits a bid for and is awarded a best value contract. See California Public Contract Code 20119.1
  • Best value contractor: means a properly licensed person, firm, or corporation that submits a bid for, or is awarded, a best value contract. See California Public Contract Code 20155.1
  • Best value score: means the resulting score when the school district divides the bidder's price by the bidder's qualification score. See California Public Contract Code 20119.1
  • Board: means the Board of Supervisors of the County of Los Angeles. See California Education Code 90048
  • Board: means the Board of Supervisors of the County of San Diego. See California Education Code 90054
  • Board: means the Osteopathic Medical Board of California. See California Education Code 69741.5
  • Board: means the California Board of Podiatric Medicine. See California Education Code 69521
  • Board: means the Board of Registered Nursing. See California Education Code 81146
  • Board: means the Veterinary Medical Board. See California Education Code 52055.730
  • Board: means the Acupuncture Board. See California Education Code 52336.1
  • Board: as used in this chapter , means the Board of Behavioral Sciences. See California Education Code 54400
  • board: as used in this chapter means the Medical Board of California. See California Education Code 66261
  • Board: means the Scholarshare Investment Board established pursuant to subparagraph (B) of paragraph (2) of subdivision (a) of Section 69984. See California Education Code 69980
  • 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
  • Board: means the Trustees of the California State University. See California Education Code 90011
  • Bond: means bonds, notes, debentures, securities, or other evidences of indebtedness of the authority issued pursuant to this chapter. See California Education Code 94110
  • Bonds: means bonds, notes, or other evidence of indebtedness issued by a local agency pursuant to Part 2 (commencing with Section 55100) of this division, including bonds issued to refund previously issued bonds or other indebtedness. See California Government Code 12100.53
  • Building: as used in this chapter , means all or part of any "public and commercial building" as defined in Section 2642 of Title 15 of the United States Code, as that section reads on January 1, 1989, except that "building" shall not mean residential dwellings. See California Government Code 11160
  • 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
  • Bureau: means the Bureau of Security and Investigative Services. See California Education Code 92449
  • Buyer: means a person who buys or contracts to buy goods. See California Education Code 79227
  • 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
  • Capital outlay: means the amount paid for the renovation and repair of child care and development facilities to comply with state and local health and safety standards, and the amount paid for the state purchase of relocatable child care and development facilities for lease to qualifying contracting agencies. See California Education Code 8208
  • Capitol area: includes both of the following:

    California Government Code 12419.7

  • Cardcheck agreement: means a written agreement between an employer and a labor organization providing a procedure for determining employee preference on the subject of whether to be represented by a labor organization for collective bargaining, and if so, by which labor organization to be represented, that provides, at a minimum, the following:

    California Education Code 92625.1

  • Carrier: shall mean the health care service plan or other entity responsible for the payment of benefits or provision of services under a group contract. See California Public Contract Code 21601
  • Carrier: means a person that issues a bill of lading. See California Education Code 84040.5
  • Case law: The law as laid down in cases that have been decided in the decisions of the courts.
  • Caucus: From the Algonquian Indian language, a caucus meant "to meet together." An informal organization of members of the legislature that exists to discuss issues of mutual concern and possibly to perform legislative research and policy planning for its members. There are regional, political or ideological, ethnic, and economic-based caucuses.
  • Central city: means that area of the City of Sacramento bounded on the north by the American River, on the west by the Sacramento River, and on the south and east by Interstate Highway 80. See California Government Code 12419.7
  • Centralized applications unit: means the centralized applications unit in the Licensing and Certification Division of the department, or a successor entity. See California Public Contract Code 20425
  • certificate: as used in this chapter are deemed to be synonomous. See California Education Code 69960
  • 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
  • Chambers: A judge's office.
  • Changes: as used in this chapter shall include corrections, alterations, modifications, additions, omissions, increases or decreases. See California Public Contract Code 20446
  • 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.
  • Chief: means the Chief of the Office of Information Security. See California Government Code 11549.1
  • Chief: means the Chief of the Bureau of Security and Investigative Services. See California Education Code 92449
  • Chief: means the head of the entity within the department that is responsible for fulfilling the obligations imposed upon the department by this chapter. See California Government Code 55028
  • Child: means any individual under 19 years of age. See California Public Contract Code 20981
  • Child care and development facility: means a residence or building or part thereof in which child care and development services are provided. See California Education Code 8208
  • 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 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 of court: An officer appointed by the court to work with the chief judge in overseeing the court's administration, especially to assist in managing the flow of cases through the court and to maintain court records.
  • Client centered advocacy: as used in this chapter , includes, but is not limited to, researching, identifying, and accessing resources, or other activities, related to obtaining or providing services and supports for clients or groups of clients receiving psychotherapy or counseling services. See California Education Code 54400
  • clinic: means an organized outpatient health facility that provides direct medical, surgical, dental, optometric, or podiatric advice, services, or treatment to patients who remain less than 24 hours, and that may also provide diagnostic or therapeutic services to patients in the home as an incident to care provided at the clinic facility. See California Public Contract Code 20425
  • Clinic corporation: means a nonprofit organization that operates one or more primary care clinics, as defined in paragraph (1) of subdivision (a) of Section 1204, that are required to be licensed under Section 1205, one or more mobile health care units required to be licensed or approved pursuant to the Mobile Health Care Services Act (Chapter 9 (commencing with Section 1765. See California Public Contract Code 20425
  • coin dealer: means any person, firm, partnership, or corporation whose principal business is the buying, selling, and trading of coins, monetized bullion, or commercial grade ingots of gold, or silver, or other precious metals. See California Government Code 11111
  • Collateral: means any specific vehicle, trailer, boat, recreational vehicle, motor home, appliance, or other property that is subject to a security agreement. See California Education Code 92449
  • Collective bargaining agreement: means an agreement between an employer and a labor organization regarding wages, hours, and other terms and conditions of employment of the employer's employees. See California Education Code 92625.1
  • Combustibles: means any substances or articles that are capable of undergoing combustion or catching fire, or that are flammable, if retained. See California Education Code 92449
  • Commercial coach: as used in this part has the same meaning as defined in Section 18001. See California Public Contract Code 10720
  • Commercial grade ingots: means 0. See California Government Code 11113
  • Commercial real property: includes any part, portion, or unit thereof, and any related facilities, space, or services, except the following:

    California Education Code 94850

  • Commercial real property: has the meaning specified in subdivision (d) of Section 1954. See California Education Code 94886
  • Commercial rental control: includes any action of a public entity taken by statute, charter, ordinance, resolution, administrative regulation, or any other governmental enactment to establish, continue, implement, or enforce any control or system of controls, on the price at which, or the term for which, commercial real property may be offered for rent, or control or system of controls which would select, mandate, dictate, or otherwise designate a specific tenant or specific person or entity with whom the owner must negotiate on the formation, extension, or renewal of a tenancy. See California Education Code 94850
  • commercial user: means any person who deals in or engages in the business of selling bunk beds or who otherwise by one's occupation holds oneself out as having knowledge or skill peculiar to bunk beds, or any person who sells bunk beds. See California Government Code 11340.9
  • Commission: means the Citizens Redistricting Commission in the County of Los Angeles established pursuant to Section 21532. See California Education Code 90048
  • Commission: means the Independent Redistricting Commission established by subdivision (b). See California Education Code 90054
  • commission: means the Student Aid Commission created by this article. See California Education Code 69515
  • Commission: means the California Gambling Control Commission. See California Government Code 55028
  • Commission: means the California Transportation Commission. See California Government Code 12099.1
  • Commission: means the Student Aid Commission. See California Education Code 69432.7
  • Committee: means a diversion evaluation committee created by this article. See California Education Code 69741.5
  • 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
  • Committee: means the Site Designation Committee created by Section 25261. See California Government Code 11346.3
  • Committee membership: Legislators are assigned to specific committees by their party. Seniority, regional balance, and political philosophy are the most prominent factors in the committee assignment process.
  • Common disaster: A sudden and extraordinary misfortune that brings about the simultaneous or near-simultaneous deaths of two or more associated persons, such as husband and wife.
  • 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.
  • Community college district: means any community college district. See California Public Contract Code 20665.21
  • Comparable units: means rental units that have approximately the same living space, have the same number of bedrooms, are located in the same or similar neighborhoods, and feature the same, similar, or equal amenities and housing services. See California Education Code 94856
  • Comprehensive case management: means locating, coordinating, and monitoring services for the eligible patient population and includes all of the following:

    California Government Code 11011.18

  • Concurrent resolution: A legislative measure, designated "S. Con. Res." and numbered consecutively upon introduction, generally employed to address the sentiments of both chambers, to deal with issues or matters affecting both houses, such as a concurrent budget resolution, or to create a temporary joint committee. Concurrent resolutions are not submitted to the President/Governor and thus do not have the force of law.
  • Congregate living health facility: means a residential home with a capacity, except as provided in paragraph (4), of no more than 18 beds, that provides inpatient care, including the following basic services: medical supervision, 24-hour skilled nursing and supportive care, pharmacy, dietary, social, recreational, and at least one type of service specified in paragraph (2). See California Public Contract Code 20608
  • 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
  • Consumer: means an individual, firm, partnership, association or corporation who buys for his or her own use, or for the use of another, but not for resale. See California Government Code 11020
  • 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: means a natural individual who has made application to a person for employment purposes, for insurance for personal, family, or household purposes, or the hiring of a dwelling unit, as defined in subdivision (c) of Section 1940. See California Education Code 8265.1
  • 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
  • contestant: means any person initiating an election contest. See California Education Code 89571
  • Contract: shall mean any group health care service plan or contract subject to the provisions of this article. See California Public Contract Code 21601
  • 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
  • Contractor: means the department, division, or other unit of a person or organization responsible for the performance under the contract. See California Government Code 12500
  • Controlled gambling: means to deal, operate, carry on, conduct, maintain, or expose for play any controlled game. See California Government Code 55028
  • Controlled substance: means a controlled substance in schedules I through V of Section 202 of the Controlled Substances Act (21 U. See California Government Code 12500
  • Conversion coverage: means health insurance benefits providing hospital, surgical, major medical, or comprehensive medical coverage issued to an individual under a converted policy. See California Government Code 12191
  • Converted policy: means a policy or contract providing conversion coverage issued by an insurance company or by a hospital service corporation, or individual hospital, surgical, major medical, or comprehensive medical coverage otherwise provided by a policyholder to its employees or members. See California Government Code 12191
  • Core area: means that area of the City of Sacramento within the area bounded by "G" Street on the north, "R" Street on the south, 5th Street on the west, and 17th Street on the east. See California Government Code 12419.7
  • Correctional treatment center: means a health facility operated by the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, Division of Juvenile Facilities, or a county, city, or city and county law enforcement agency that, as determined by the department, provides inpatient health services to that portion of the inmate population who do not require a general acute care level of basic services. See California Public Contract Code 20608
  • 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.
  • County: means any of the following counties:

    California Public Contract Code 20155.1

  • County elections official: means the San Diego County Registrar of Voters. See California Education Code 90054
  • 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
  • Creditable coverage: means :

    California Public Contract Code 21101

  • Creditor: means a person who may have a claim against estate property. See California Water Code 23975
  • 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
  • Cross examine: Questioning of a witness by the attorney for the other side.
  • 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
  • Damages: includes compensatory damages, exemplary damages, punitive damages, and costs of every kind and nature, including, but not limited to, costs of a removal or remedial action. See California Government Code 11435.25
  • Dangerous drugs: means any controlled substances as defined in Chapter 2 (commencing with Section 11053) of Division 10 of the Health and Safety Code. See California Education Code 92449
  • Deadly weapon: means and includes any instrument or weapon of the kind commonly known as a blackjack, slungshot, billy, sandclub, sandbag, metal knuckles, dirk, dagger, pistol, or revolver, or any other firearm, any knife having a blade longer than five inches, any razor with an unguarded blade, and any metal pipe or bar used or intended to be used as a club. See California Education Code 92449
  • Debtor: means any person obligated under a security agreement. See California Education Code 92449
  • debtor: means the debtor from whom the liability is sought to be collected. See California Code of Civil Procedure 688.040
  • decision: means any determination of the department imposing a penalty assessment or affecting a license which may be appealed to the board under Section 22 of Article XX of the Constitution. See California Government Code 11150
  • Defect: means any flaw in the hardware or documentation of a remote accessible vote by mail system that could result in a state of unfitness for use or nonconformance to the manufacturer's specifications or applicable law. See California Education Code 89913
  • Defendant: means that person whose election or nomination is contested or those persons receiving an equal and highest number of votes, other than the contestant, where, in other than primary elections, the body canvassing the returns declares that no one person has received the highest number of votes for the contested office. See California Education Code 89571
  • 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
  • Deliver: means to deliver by personal service or by placing a copy of the notice in the mail, postage prepaid, by certified mail, return receipt requested, addressed to the party at the address for the receipt of notices under the lease. See California Education Code 94850
  • 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
  • Demotion: means assignment to an inferior position or status without the employee's written voluntary consent. See California Education Code 88001
  • Department: means the Department of General Services. See California Government Code 12419.7
  • Department: means the Licensing and Certification Division of the State Department of Public Health, or its successor. See California Public Contract Code 20425
  • Department: means the State Department of Social Services. See California Penal Code 1269a
  • Department: means the Department of Consumer Affairs. See California Education Code 87802
  • Department: means the Department of Consumer Affairs. See California Education Code 92449
  • Department: means the Department of Justice. See California Government Code 55028
  • Department: means the Department of Transportation. See California Government Code 12099.1
  • Dependent: means the spouse or child of an eligible individual or other individual applying for coverage, subject to applicable terms of the health care plan contract covering the eligible person. See California Public Contract Code 21640
  • Dependent: means the spouse or child of an eligible employee, subject to applicable terms of the health care plan contract covering the employee, and includes dependents of guaranteed association members if the association elects to include dependents under its health coverage at the same time it determines its membership composition pursuant to subdivision (o). See California Public Contract Code 21101
  • Dependent: means the spouse or registered domestic partner, or child, of an eligible employee, subject to applicable terms of the health care service plan contract covering the employee, and includes dependents of guaranteed association members if the association elects to include dependents under its health coverage at the same time it determines its membership composition pursuant to subdivision (m). See California Public Contract Code 21195
  • Dependent: means the spouse or registered domestic partner, or child, of an eligible employee, subject to applicable terms of the health care service plan contract covering the employee, and includes dependents of guaranteed association members if the association elects to include dependents under its health coverage at the same time it determines its membership composition pursuant to subdivision (n). See California Public Contract Code 21250
  • 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.
  • Developer: means any person who enters into an agreement with a redevelopment agency for the purpose of developing specific commercial real property within a redevelopment project area with the intention of acquiring ownership of that property, even if that person does not own that property when the agreement is executed. See California Education Code 94850
  • direct evidence: means evidence that directly proves a fact, without an inference or presumption, and which in itself, if true, conclusively establishes that fact. See California Education Code 92519
  • Director: means the Director of General Services. See California Government Code 12419.7
  • Director: means the Director of the Office of Privacy Protection. See California Government Code 11549.8
  • Director: means the Director of Consumer Affairs. See California Education Code 92449
  • Director: means any director of a corporation or any person performing similar functions with respect to any organization. See California Government Code 55028
  • Director: means a member of the governing body. See California Education Code 88244
  • disabled: includes mental or physical illness and mental or physical injury including any illness or injury resulting from pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical condition. See California Education Code 89529.15
  • 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
  • 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
  • Discontinuance: shall mean the termination of the contract between the entire employer unit under a contract and the health care service plan, and does not refer to the termination of any agreement between any individual member under a contract and the health care service plan. See California Public Contract Code 21601
  • Dismissal: means dismissal for cause. See California Education Code 89530
  • 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
  • district: means the Desert Healthcare District. See California Government Code 11540
  • District project: as used in this article , means any construction, reconstruction, alteration, enlargement, renewal, or replacement of sewer facilities which the district is authorized to do, including, but not limited to, the furnishing of supplies or materials for any such work. See California Public Contract Code 20801
  • District-based elections: means a method of electing members to the governing body of a political subdivision in which the candidate must reside within an election district that is a divisible part of the political subdivision and is elected only by voters residing within that election district. See California Education Code 89517
  • Diversion program: means a treatment program created by this article for osteopathic physicians and surgeons whose competency may be threatened or diminished due to abuse of drugs or alcohol. See California Education Code 69741.5
  • Division: means the Division of Workers' Compensation. See California Government Code 12580
  • Division of Licensing: shall be deemed to refer to the board. See California Education Code 66261
  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
  • 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
  • Donee: The recipient of a gift.
  • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
  • Dormitory: means a housing unit with necessary and usual attendant and related facilities and equipment. See California Education Code 94110
  • 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
  • Drug-free workplace: means a site for the performance of work done in connection with a specific grant or contract described in Article 2 (commencing with Section 8355) of an entity at which employees of the entity are prohibited from engaging in the unlawful manufacture, distribution, dispensation, possession, or use of a controlled substance in accordance with the requirements of this chapter. See California Government Code 12500
  • Dues: shall mean the consideration payable to the carrier. See California Public Contract Code 21601
  • election management system: is a system that is used by a county in the state to track voter registration or voter preferences, including, for example, a voter's vote-by-mail status. See California Education Code 90022
  • 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 88244
  • 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 88244
  • Electrolysis: as used in this chapter includes electrolysis or thermolysis. See California Education Code 92112
  • Electronic: means relating to technology having electrical, digital, magnetic, wireless, optical, electromagnetic, or similar capabilities. See California Government Code 10291
  • Electronic format: includes , but is not limited to, a text message, email, or Internet posting. See California Education Code 92449
  • Electronic funds transfer: The transfer of money between accounts by consumer electronic systems-such as automated teller machines (ATMs) and electronic payment of bills-rather than by check or cash. (Wire transfers, checks, drafts, and paper instruments do not fall into this category.) Source: OCC
  • Eligible building: means a building existing on the effective date of this section which is identified as hazardous pursuant to Article 4 (commencing with Section 19160) of Chapter 2 of Part 3 of Division 13, with the exception of the following:

    California Government Code 12100.53

  • Eligible costs: means all costs, including costs of design, preparation, and inspection incurred in making structural or other modifications to an eligible building, which are required in order to meet reconstruction standards established by a local ordinance pursuant to Sections 19162, 19163, and 19163. See California Government Code 12100.53
  • Eligible employee: means either of the following:

    California Public Contract Code 21101

  • Eligible employee: means either of the following:

    California Public Contract Code 21195

  • Eligible employee: means either of the following:

    California Public Contract Code 21250

  • 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
  • Employee: as used in this chapter , means every person who is required or directed by any employer, to engage in any employment, and who performs that employment other than on a casual or incidental basis in any building subject to this chapter, or any person contracting with an owner who is required or directed to perform services, other than on a casual or incidental basis, in any building subject to this chapter. See California Government Code 11161
  • Employee: shall mean all agents, employees, and members of unions or associations to whom benefits are provided under a contract. See California Public Contract Code 21601
  • Employee: means any of the following:

    California Education Code 89529.15

  • Employee: means the employee of a grantee or contractor directly engaged in the performance of work pursuant to the grant or contract described in Article 2 (commencing with Section 8355) . See California Government Code 12500
  • 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
  • employment purposes: when used in connection with an investigative consumer 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 8265.1
  • Enforcement agency: means any department of a local agency that has the authority to inspect a construction or renovation project and enforce health, safety, or building codes including, but not limited to, the building department or building division, the fire department or fire district, and the health department. See California Public Contract Code 20106
  • Enrollee: means a person who is enrolled in a plan and who is a recipient of services from the plan. See California Public Contract Code 21591
  • 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
  • Evidence of coverage: means any certificate, agreement, contract, brochure, or letter of entitlement issued to a subscriber or enrollee setting forth the coverage to which the subscriber or enrollee is entitled. See California Public Contract Code 21591
  • Evidence of debt: means a note or negotiable instrument. See California Education Code 14224
  • Exchange: means the California Health Benefit Exchange created by Section 100500 of the Government Code. See California Public Contract Code 21195
  • Executive director: means the Executive Director of the California Educational Facilities Authority. See California Education Code 94157
  • Executive director: means the administrator of the Scholarshare trust appointed by the board to administer and manage the Scholarshare trust. See California Education Code 69980
  • Executive session: A portion of the Senate's daily session in which it considers executive business.
  • Experience: as used in this chapter , means experience in interpersonal relationships, psychotherapy, marriage and family therapy, direct counseling, and nonclinical practice that satisfies the requirements for licensure as a marriage and family therapist pursuant to Section 4980. See California Education Code 54400
  • Extension of benefits: shall mean the continuation of coverage under a particular benefit provided under a contract following discontinuance with respect to an employee or dependent who is totally disabled on the date of discontinuance. See California Public Contract Code 21601
  • Extradition: The formal process of delivering an accused or convicted person from authorities in one state to authorities in another state.
  • Facility: means any campus, school, cafeteria, store, hospital, clinic, institute, laboratory, or office owned or operated by the university, or at which the normal educational or administrative functions of the university are conducted. See California Education Code 92625.1
  • Faculty and staff housing: means a residential unit owned by a participating college or participating nonprofit entity for use by an individual holding a faculty appointment or a staff position at a public university, public college, or participating college. See California Education Code 94110
  • 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
  • Failure: means a discrepancy between the external results of the operation of any software or firmware in a remote accessible vote by mail system and the manufacturer's product requirements for that software or firmware or applicable law. See California Education Code 89913
  • 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
  • Family: means the subscriber and his or her dependent or dependents. See California Public Contract Code 21195
  • 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 a step, process, or data definition in any software or firmware in a ballot marking system that is incorrect under the manufacturer's program specification or applicable law. See California Education Code 89913
  • 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
  • Federally eligible defined individual: means an individual who as of the date on which the individual seeks coverage under this part, (1) has 18 or more months of creditable coverage, and whose most recent prior creditable coverage was under a group health plan, a federal governmental plan maintained for federal employees, or a governmental plan or church plan as defined in the federal Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (29 U. See California Public Contract Code 21640
  • Fee simple: Absolute title to property with no limitations or restrictions regarding the person who may inherit it.
  • Fiduciary: means a person who is acting in any of the following capacities:

    California Government Code 11435.25

  • 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
  • file: when used in connection with information on any consumer, means all of the information on that consumer recorded and retained by an investigative consumer reporting agency regardless of how the information is stored. See California Education Code 8265.1
  • Finance charge: The total cost of credit a customer must pay on a consumer loan, including interest. The Truth in Lending Act requires disclosure of the finance charge. Source: OCC
  • Finance lease: means a transaction with respect to which both of the following apply:

    California Government Code 11435.25

  • Financial institution: means a bank as defined under paragraph (4) of subdivision (b) of Section 1201 of the Commercial Code, including a federal- or state-chartered bank, that has been approved by the authority to enroll qualified loans in the program and has agreed to all terms and conditions set forth in this article and as may be required by the authority. See California Education Code 94157
  • Financing: means a loan made by the local agency pursuant to this division to the owner of an eligible building for eligible costs and which is secured by a deed of trust or mortgage upon the real property improved thereby. See California Government Code 12100.53
  • 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
  • Fish offal: means the heads, viscera, and other parts of fish taken off in preparing for canning, preserving, packing, and preparing for consumption in a fresh state. See California Government Code 11000
  • Forbearance: A means of handling a delinquent loan. A
  • Foreclosure or its equivalent: means the acquisition of property by a lender through any of the following:

    California Government Code 11435.25

  • Foreign country: means a government other than any of the following:

    California Government Code 12527.5

  • Foreign-country judgment: means a judgment of a court of a foreign country. See California Government Code 12527.5
  • franchise: means a contract or agreement, either expressed or implied, whether oral or written, between two or more persons by which:

    California Government Code 11012

  • Full pay: means the gross base pay earnable by the employee and subject to retirement contribution if he or she had not vacated his or her position. See California Education Code 89529.02
  • Full pay: means the gross base salary earnable by the employee and subject to retirement contribution on the date of the commencement of his or her disability. See California Education Code 89529.15
  • Fund: means the Highway Safety, Traffic Reduction, Air Quality, and Port Security Fund of 2006 created pursuant to Section 8879. See California Government Code 12096.5
  • Gambling: means to deal, operate, carry on, conduct, maintain, or expose for play any controlled game. See California Government Code 55028
  • Gambling enterprise: means a natural person or an entity, whether individual, corporate, or otherwise, that conducts a gambling operation and that by virtue thereof is required to hold a state gambling license under this chapter. See California Government Code 55028
  • Gambling enterprise employee: means any natural person employed in the operation of a gambling enterprise, including, without limitation, dealers, floor personnel, security employees, countroom personnel, cage personnel, collection personnel, surveillance personnel, data-processing personnel, appropriate maintenance personnel, waiters and waitresses, and secretaries, or any other natural person whose employment duties require or authorize access to restricted gambling establishment areas. See California Government Code 55028
  • gambling game: means any controlled game. See California Government Code 55028
  • Gambling operation: means exposing for play one or more controlled games that are dealt, operated, carried on, conducted, or maintained for commercial gain. See California Government Code 55028
  • general acute care hospital: includes a "rural general acute care hospital. See California Public Contract Code 20608
  • General district election: means an election held pursuant to the provisions of this part. See California Education Code 88244
  • Good faith: means honesty in fact and the observance of reasonable commercial standards of fair dealing. See California Education Code 84040.5
  • good faith improver: means :

    California Government Code 12184

  • goods: means goods used or bought for use primarily for personal, family or household purposes. See California Education Code 81349
  • 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 treated as movable for the purposes of a contract for storage or transportation. See California Education Code 84040.5
  • governing board of the school district: means the governing board of the Los Angeles Unified School District. See California Public Contract Code 20119.1
  • 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 88244
  • 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
  • Graduates available for employment: means the number of graduates minus the number of graduates unavailable for employment. See California Education Code 94928
  • Graduates employed in the field: means graduates who are gainfully employed in a single position for which the institution represents the program prepares its graduates, beginning within six months after a student completes the applicable educational program. See California Education Code 94928
  • Grand jury: agreement providing that a lender will delay exercising its rights (in the case of a mortgage,
  • Grandfathered health plan: has the meaning set forth in Section 1251 of PPACA. See California Public Contract Code 21250
  • Grandfathered small employer health care service plan contract: means a small employer health care service plan contract that constitutes a grandfathered health plan. See California Public Contract Code 21250
  • Grantee: means the department, division, or other unit of a person or organization responsible for the performance under the grant. See California Government Code 12500
  • Group contract: means a contract which by its terms limits the eligibility of subscribers and enrollees to a specified group. See California Public Contract Code 21591
  • Group policy: means a group health insurance policy providing medical, hospital, surgical, major medical, or comprehensive medical coverage issued by an insurer, a group contract issued by a hospital service corporation, or medical, hospital, surgical, major medical, or comprehensive medical coverage otherwise provided by a policyholder to its employees or members, except for self-insurance programs provided by employers that are not exempt from ERISA, as specified in subdivision (i). See California Government Code 12191
  • Guaranteed association: means a nonprofit organization comprised of a group of individuals or employers who associate based solely on participation in a specified profession or industry, accepting for membership any individual or employer meeting its membership criteria, and that (1) includes one or more small employers as defined in paragraph (1) of subdivision (l), (2) does not condition membership directly or indirectly on the health or claims history of any person, (3) uses membership dues solely for and in consideration of the membership and membership benefits, except that the amount of the dues shall not depend on whether the member applies for or purchases insurance offered to the association, (4) is organized and maintained in good faith for purposes unrelated to insurance, (5) has been in active existence on January 1, 1992, and for at least five years prior to that date, (6) has included health insurance as a membership benefit for at least five years prior to January 1, 1992, (7) has a constitution and bylaws, or other analogous governing documents that provide for election of the governing board of the association by its members, (8) offers any plan contract that is purchased to all individual members and employer members in this state, (9) includes any member choosing to enroll in the plan contracts offered to the association provided that the member has agreed to make the required premium payments, and (10) covers at least 1,000 persons with the health care service plan with which it contracts. See California Public Contract Code 21101
  • Guaranteed association: means a nonprofit organization comprised of a group of individuals or employers who associate based solely on participation in a specified profession or industry, accepting for membership any individual or employer meeting its membership criteria, and that (1) includes one or more small employers as defined in subparagraph (A) of paragraph (1) of subdivision (k), (2) does not condition membership directly or indirectly on the health or claims history of any person, (3) uses membership dues solely for and in consideration of the membership and membership benefits, except that the amount of the dues shall not depend on whether the member applies for or purchases insurance offered to the association, (4) is organized and maintained in good faith for purposes unrelated to insurance, (5) has been in active existence on January 1, 1992, and for at least five years prior to that date, (6) has included health insurance as a membership benefit for at least five years prior to January 1, 1992, (7) has a constitution and bylaws, or other analogous governing documents that provide for election of the governing board of the association by its members, (8) offers any plan contract that is purchased to all individual members and employer members in this state, (9) includes any member choosing to enroll in the plan contracts offered to the association provided that the member has agreed to make the required premium payments, and (10) covers at least 1,000 persons with the health care service plan with which it contracts. See California Public Contract Code 21195
  • Guaranteed association: means a nonprofit organization comprised of a group of individuals or employers who associate based solely on participation in a specified profession or industry, accepting for membership any individual or employer meeting its membership criteria, and that (1) includes one or more small employers as defined in subparagraph (A) of paragraph (1) of subdivision (k), (2) does not condition membership directly or indirectly on the health or claims history of any person, (3) uses membership dues solely for and in consideration of the membership and membership benefits, except that the amount of the dues shall not depend on whether the member applies for or purchases insurance offered to the association, (4) is organized and maintained in good faith for purposes unrelated to insurance, (5) has been in active existence on January 1, 1992, and for at least five years prior to that date, (6) has included health insurance as a membership benefit for at least five years prior to January 1, 1992, (7) has a constitution and bylaws, or other analogous governing documents that provide for election of the governing board of the association by its members, (8) offers any plan contract that is purchased to all individual members and employer members in this state, (9) includes any member choosing to enroll in the plan contracts offered to the association provided that the member has agreed to make the required premium payments, and (10) covers at least 1,000 persons with the health care service plan with which it contracts. See California Public Contract Code 21250
  • Habeas corpus: A writ that is usually used to bring a prisoner before the court to determine the legality of his imprisonment. It may also be used to bring a person in custody before the court to give testimony, or to be prosecuted.
  • Hazardous material: means any of the following materials:

    California Government Code 11430.50

  • Health benefit plan: means a health care service plan contract that provides medical, hospital, and surgical benefits for the covered eligible employees of a small employer and their dependents. See California Public Contract Code 21195
  • health care facility: means a facility, other than a facility licensed under Division 2 (commencing with Section 1200) of the Health and Safety Code, that is owned or operated by a health care service plan licensed pursuant to Chapter 2. See California Education Code 88221
  • health facility: means a facility, place, or building that is organized, maintained, and operated for the diagnosis, care, prevention, and treatment of human illness, physical or mental, including convalescence and rehabilitation and including care during and after pregnancy, or for any one or more of these purposes, for one or more persons, to which the persons are admitted for a 24-hour stay or longer, and includes the following types:

    California Public Contract Code 20608

  • Health hazard: means any personal effects that if retained would produce an unsanitary or unhealthful condition, or which might damage other personal effects. See California Education Code 92449
  • Health services: include , but are not limited to, all of the following:

    California Education Code 8208

  • Health systems agency: means a health systems agency established pursuant to Public Law 93-641. See California Public Contract Code 20665.21
  • Hearsay: Statements by a witness who did not see or hear the incident in question but heard about it from someone else. Hearsay is usually not admissible as evidence in court.
  • high school grade point average: includes senior year coursework. See California Education Code 69432.7
  • 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
  • Hospice facility: means a health facility licensed pursuant to this chapter with a capacity of no more than 24 beds that provides hospice services. See California Public Contract Code 20608
  • Hours of operation: means the period during which a gambling establishment is open to conduct the play of controlled games within a 24-hour period. See California Government Code 55028
  • Immediate family member: means a spouse, child, in-law, parent, or sibling. See California Education Code 90048
  • Impasse notice: means a written notice which states either of the following:

    California Education Code 94850

  • Impeachment: (1) The process of calling something into question, as in "impeaching the testimony of a witness." (2) The constitutional process whereby the House of Representatives may "impeach" (accuse of misconduct) high officers of the federal government for trial in the Senate.
  • In force business: means an existing health benefit plan contract issued by the plan to a federally eligible defined individual. See California Public Contract Code 21640
  • In force business: means an existing health benefit plan contract issued by the plan to a small employer. See California Public Contract Code 21101
  • In force business: means an existing health benefit plan contract issued by the plan to a small employer. See California Public Contract Code 21250
  • In forma pauperis: In the manner of a pauper. Permission given to a person to sue without payment of court fees on claim of indigence or poverty.
  • In-house counsel: means an attorney authorized to practice law in the State of California who is a state employee, including an excluded or exempt employee, other than an employee of the Office of the Attorney General. See California Government Code 11040
  • Indefinite quantity: means one or more of the construction tasks listed in the unit price catalog. See California Public Contract Code 20919.21
  • Indenture: means an agreement entered into by the board pursuant to which revenue bonds are issued, regardless of whether the agreement is expressed in the form of a resolution of the board or by other instrument. See California Education Code 90011
  • Indicia of ownership: means evidence of a security interest, evidence of an interest in a security interest, or evidence of an interest in real or personal property securing a loan or other obligation, including, but not limited to, any legal or equitable title to real or personal property acquired incident to foreclosure or its equivalent. See California Government Code 11435.25
  • 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.
  • Individual grandfathered plan coverage: means health care coverage in which an individual was enrolled on March 23, 2010, consistent with Section 1251 of PPACA and any rules or regulations adopted pursuant to that law. See California Public Contract Code 20981
  • Industrial disability leave: means temporary disability as defined in Divisions 4 (commencing with Section 3200) and 4. See California Education Code 89529.02
  • Industrial hygiene: means the science and art devoted to the anticipation, recognition, evaluation, and control of environmental factors or stresses which may cause sickness, impaired health and well-being, or significant discomfort and inefficiency among workers or among the citizens of a community. See California Government Code 11146.1
  • Industrial hygiene certification organization: means a professional organization of certified industrial hygienists that has been established to improve the practice and educational standards of the profession of industrial hygiene through a certification process, by certifying industrial hygienists through an examination administered by the certification organization. See California Government Code 11146.1
  • informed consent: means the authorization given pursuant to Section 24175 to have a medical experiment performed after each of the following conditions have been satisfied:

    California Government Code 11135

  • Initial license: means the license first issued to a person authorizing that person to commence the activities authorized by that license. See California Government Code 55028
  • Initial open enrollment period: means the open enrollment period beginning on January 1, 2011, and ending 60 days thereafter. See California Public Contract Code 20981
  • Institutional investor: means any retirement fund administered by a public agency for the exclusive benefit of federal, state, or local public employees, any investment company registered under the Investment Company Act of 1940 (15 U. See California Government Code 55028
  • 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
  • Insurance: refers to health insurance, major medical, or comprehensive coverage paid by premium or contribution under a group policy, a hospital service contract, or as otherwise provided by a policyholder to its employees or members other than by self-insuring except in the case of a plan that is exempt from ERISA, but does include an employer plan that is exempt from ERISA as specified in subdivision (i). See California Government Code 12191
  • Insurer: means the entity issuing a group policy, an individual or converted policy, a hospital service contract or an employer or employee organization otherwise providing medical, hospital, surgical, major medical, or comprehensive medical coverage to its employees or members. See California Government Code 12191
  • Intangible property: Property that has no intrinsic value, but is merely the evidence of value such as stock certificates, bonds, and promissory notes.
  • Inter vivos: Transfer of property from one living person to another living person.
  • Intergenerational staff: means persons of various generations. See California Education Code 8208
  • Intermediate care facility: means a health facility that provides inpatient care to ambulatory or nonambulatory patients who have recurring need for skilled nursing supervision and need supportive care, but who do not require availability of continuous skilled nursing care. See California Public Contract Code 20608
  • Intern: as used in this chapter , means an unlicensed person who has earned his or her master's or doctoral degree qualifying him or her for licensure and is registered with the board. See California Education Code 54400
  • 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.
  • investigative consumer report: means a consumer report in which information on a consumer's character, general reputation, personal characteristics, or mode of living is obtained through any means. See California Education Code 8265.1
  • investigative consumer reporting agency: means any person who, for monetary fees or dues, engages in whole or in part in the practice of collecting, assembling, evaluating, compiling, reporting, transmitting, transferring, or communicating information concerning consumers for the purposes of furnishing investigative consumer reports to third parties, but does not include any governmental agency whose records are maintained primarily for traffic safety, law enforcement, or licensing purposes, or any licensed insurance agent, insurance broker, or solicitor, insurer, or life insurance agent. See California Education Code 8265.1
  • Investment management: means the functions performed by a manager contracted to perform functions delegated by the board. See California Education Code 69980
  • Investment manager: means a manager contracted to perform functions delegated by the board. See California Education Code 69980
  • Irrevocable trust: A trust arrangement that cannot be revoked, rescinded, or repealed by the grantor.
  • 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: includes but is not limited to any paper, document, book, map, or other type of record. See California Government Code 12220
  • 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
  • Job order: means a firm, fixed priced, lump-sum order issued by the school district to a job order contractor for a definite project scope of work as compiled from the unit price catalog to be performed pursuant to a job order contract. See California Public Contract Code 20919.21
  • Job order: means a firm, fixed priced, lump-sum order issued by the school district to a job order contractor for a definite project scope of work as compiled from the unit price catalog to be performed pursuant to a job order contract. See California Public Contract Code 20665.21
  • Job order contract: means a contract, awarded to a most qualified bidder as described in paragraph (1) of subdivision (b) of Section 20919. See California Public Contract Code 20919.21
  • Job order contract: means a contract, awarded to a most qualified bidder as described in paragraph (1) of subdivision (b) of Section 20665. See California Public Contract Code 20665.21
  • Job order contract technical specifications: means a book, published by the school district, detailing the technical specifications with regard to quality of materials and workmanship to be used by the job order contractor in accomplishing the tasks listed in the unit price catalog. See California Public Contract Code 20919.21
  • Job order contract technical specifications: means a book, published by the community college district, detailing the technical specifications with regard to quality of materials and workmanship to be used by the job order contractor in accomplishing the tasks listed in the unit price catalog. See California Public Contract Code 20665.21
  • Job order contractor: means a licensed, bonded, and general liability insured contractor awarded a job order contract. See California Public Contract Code 20919.21
  • Job order contractor: means a licensed, bonded, and general liability insured contractor awarded a job order contract. See California Public Contract Code 20665.21
  • Joint committee: Committees including membership from both houses of teh legislature. Joint committees are usually established with narrow jurisdictions and normally lack authority to report legislation.
  • Joint tenancy: A form of property ownership in which two or more parties hold an undivided interest in the same property that was conveyed under the same instrument at the same time. A joint tenant can sell his (her) interest but not dispose of it by will. Upon the death of a joint tenant, his (her) undivided interest is distributed among the surviving joint tenants.
  • Judgement: The official decision of a court finally determining the respective rights and claims of the parties to a suit.
  • Judgment creditor: means the person or persons who can bring an action to enforce a sister state judgment. See California Government Code 12517
  • Judgment debtor: means the person or persons against whom an action to enforce a sister state judgment can be brought. See California Government Code 12517
  • junk: means any and all secondhand and used machinery and all ferrous and nonferrous scrap metals and alloys, including any and all secondhand and used furniture, pallets, or other personal property, other than livestock, or parts or portions thereof. See California Government Code 11045
  • junk dealer: includes any person engaged in the business of buying, selling and dealing in junk, any person purchasing, gathering, collecting, soliciting or traveling about from place to place procuring junk, and any person operating, carrying on, conducting or maintaining a junk yard or place where junk is gathered together and stored or kept for shipment, sale or transfer. See California Government Code 11080
  • Junk dealer: has the meaning defined in Section 21601. See California Government Code 11126.4
  • junk yard: includes any yard, plot, space, inclosure, building or any other place where junk is collected, stored, gathered together and kept. See California Government Code 11081
  • Jurisprudence: The study of law and the structure of the legal system.
  • Juror: A person who is on the jury.
  • Key employee: means any natural person employed in the operation of a gambling enterprise in a supervisory capacity or empowered to make discretionary decisions that regulate gambling operations, including, without limitation, pit bosses, shift bosses, credit executives, cashier operations supervisors, gambling operation managers and assistant managers, managers or supervisors of security employees, or any other natural person designated as a key employee by the department for reasons consistent with the policies of this chapter. See California Government Code 55028
  • Labor organization: means any organization of any kind, or any agency or employee representation committee or plan, in which employees participate and which exists for the purpose, in whole or in part, of dealing with employers concerning grievances, labor disputes, wages, rates of pay, hours of employment, or conditions or work. See California Education Code 92625.1
  • 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
  • Landlord: means any operator, keeper, lessor, or sublessor of any furnished or unfurnished premises for hire, or his or her agent or successor in interest. See California Education Code 94875
  • Landlord: means any operator, keeper, lessor, or sublessor of any furnished or unfurnished premises for hire, or his or her agent or successor in interest. See California Education Code 94886
  • 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 88244
  • language assistance: means oral interpretation or written translation into English of a language other than English or of English into another language for a party or witness who cannot speak or understand English or who can do so only with difficulty. See California Government Code 11435.05
  • Late enrollee: means a child without coverage who did not enroll in a health care service plan contract during an open enrollment period because of any of the following:

    California Public Contract Code 20981

  • Late enrollee: means an eligible employee or dependent who has declined enrollment in a health benefit plan offered by a small employer at the time of the initial enrollment period provided under the terms of the health benefit plan and who subsequently requests enrollment in a health benefit plan of that small employer, provided that the initial enrollment period shall be a period of at least 30 days. See California Public Contract Code 21101
  • 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.
  • Layoff: means separation from a position for lack of funds or lack of work. See California Education Code 89530
  • 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 or agreement: shall include a lease purchase agreement. See California Education Code 81331
  • Leasehold interest: means the interest of the lessor or the lessee under a lease contract. See California Education Code 78018
  • Legacy: A gift of property made by will.
  • Legal material: means all of the following, whether or not in effect:

    California Government Code 10291

  • Legal owner: means a person holding a security interest in any collateral where the collateral is subject to a security agreement, a lien against any collateral, an assignment or a repossession order, or an interest in any collateral that is subject to a lease agreement. See California Education Code 92449
  • 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
  • Legislative body: means any or all of the following:

    California Education Code 89305.1

  • Legislative session: That part of a chamber's daily session in which it considers legislative business (bills, resolutions, and actions related thereto).
  • Lender: includes either of the following persons:

    California Government Code 11435.25

  • License: includes "certificate" "permit" and "registration. See California Education Code 69776
  • License: means , and "licensed" refers to, a license as a plan pursuant to Section 1353. See California Public Contract Code 21591
  • license: includes certificate, registration, or any other authorization to engage in practice regulated by this chapter. See California Education Code 81133.1
  • License: means a basic permit to operate a pediatric day health and respite care facility. See California Government Code 11011.18
  • license: includes certificate or permit. See California Education Code 90002
  • license: includes certificate or permit. See California Education Code 90002
  • License: means a gambling license, key employee license, or any other license issued by the commission pursuant to this chapter or regulations adopted pursuant to this chapter. See California Government Code 55028
  • licensed: refers to , a license as a plan pursuant to Section 1353. See California Public Contract Code 21591
  • 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 88221
  • Licensed gambling establishment: means the gambling premises encompassed by a state gambling license. See California Government Code 55028
  • licensed health care facility: means a facility licensed pursuant to Article 1 (commencing with Section 1250) of Chapter 2 of Division 2 of the Health and Safety Code or a facility, as defined in Section 1250 of the Health and Safety Code, operated by a health care service plan licensed pursuant to Chapter 2. See California Education Code 88221
  • licensed home health agency: means a private or public organization licensed by the State Department of Public Health pursuant to Chapter 8 (commencing with Section 1725) of Division 2 of the Health and Safety Code, as further defined in Section 1727 of the Health and Safety Code. See California Education Code 88221
  • 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
  • Licensee: includes the holder of a license. See California Education Code 69776
  • licensee: as used in this chapter means the holder of a physician's and surgeon's certificate or doctor of podiatric medicine's certificate, as the case may be, who is engaged in the professional practice authorized by the certificate under the jurisdiction of the appropriate board. See California Education Code 69962
  • Licensee: means an individual, partnership, limited liability company, or corporation licensed under this chapter as a repossession agency. See California Education Code 92449
  • Licensing authority: means the board, which has jurisdiction over a particular licensee. See California Education Code 69776
  • Lien: means a mortgage, deed of trust, or other security interest in property whether arising from contract, statute, common law, or equity. See California Education Code 18703
  • Lien: means a charge against or interest in goods to secure payment of a debt or performance of an obligation, but the term does not include a security interest. See California Education Code 78018
  • life-threatening illness: means the individual has an illness that can lead to a possibility of a termination of life within five years or less as stated in writing by his or her attending physician and surgeon. See California Public Contract Code 20608
  • 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
  • Limited partnership: means a partnership formed by two or more persons having as members one or more general partners and one or more limited partners. See California Government Code 55028
  • Lineal descendant: Direct descendant of the same ancestors.
  • Loan or obligation: means a loan, revolving or nonrevolving line of credit, finance lease, sale-leaseback that provides for a purchase option in favor of the lessee, installment sale contract, sale on account, or other credit sale, letter of credit, forbearance or guaranty, collateral pledge, or other suretyship obligation, and any extension, renewal, or modification thereof. See California Government Code 11435.25
  • Local agency: means a city, county, or city and county. See California Government Code 12100.53
  • Local agency: means a city, county, or city and county. See California Public Contract Code 20106
  • Local educational agency: means a school district, a county office of education, a community college district, or a school district acting on behalf of one or more schools within the school district. See California Education Code 8208
  • long-term health care facility: means any skilled nursing facility, intermediate care facility, intermediate care facility/developmentally disabled, intermediate care facility/developmentally disabled habilitative, intermediate care facility/developmentally disabled-nursing, intermediate care facility/developmentally disabled-continuous nursing, or congregate living health facility licensed pursuant to this chapter. See California Public Contract Code 20231.5
  • Loss reserve account: means an account in the State Treasury or in any financial institution that is established and maintained by the authority for the benefit of a financial institution participating in the program for the purposes of any of the following:

    California Education Code 94157

  • Markup: The process by which congressional committees and subcommittees debate, amend, and rewrite proposed legislation.
  • Medical director: means the physician appointed by the administrative director pursuant to Section 122. See California Government Code 12580
  • 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 experiment: means :

    California Government Code 11136

  • medical information: means information on a person's medical history or condition obtained directly or indirectly from a licensed physician, medical practitioner, hospital, clinic, or other medical or medically related facility. See California Education Code 8265.1
  • 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
  • Medically fragile: means having an acute or chronic health problem that requires therapeutic intervention and skilled nursing care during all or part of the day. See California Government Code 11011.18
  • Medicare: means Title XVIII of the United States Social Security Act as added by the Social Security Amendments of 1965 or as later amended or superseded. See California Government Code 12191
  • meeting: includes any congregation of a majority of the members of a state body at the same time and place to hear, discuss, or deliberate upon any item that is within the subject matter jurisdiction of the state body to which it pertains. See California Government Code 11122.5
  • Meeting: includes any congregation of a majority of the membership of a legislative body at the same time and place to hear, discuss, or deliberate upon any item that is within the subject matter jurisdiction of the legislative body to which it pertains. See California Education Code 89305.1
  • Metropolitan area: means the greater metropolitan Sacramento area, including the City of Sacramento, the County of Sacramento, and the eastern part of Yolo County. See California Government Code 12419.7
  • middle-income families: means persons and families of low or moderate income whose income exceeds the income limit for lower income households. See California Probate Code 5612
  • 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
  • mobile unit: means a special purpose commercial coach as defined in Section 18012. See California Government Code 11017.5
  • 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.
  • Multiple licensee: means a repossession agency holding more than one repossession license under this chapter, with one fictitious trade style and ownership, conducting repossession business from additional licensed locations other than the location shown on the original license. See California Education Code 92449
  • National Credit Union Administration: The federal regulatory agency that charters and supervises federal credit unions. (NCUA also administers the National Credit Union Share Insurance Fund, which insures the deposits of federal credit unions.) Source: OCC
  • Native reptiles: as used in this chapter means snakes, lizards, turtles, or any other members of the class reptilia native to California. See California Government Code 9723
  • Negotiation notice: means a written notice by a tenant in privity of estate, and in privity of contract with the owner, stating either of the following:

    California Education Code 94850

  • New business: means a health care service plan contract issued to an eligible individual that is not the plan's in force business. See California Public Contract Code 21640
  • New business: means a health care service plan contract issued to a small employer that is not the plan's in force business. See California Public Contract Code 21101
  • 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.
  • Nongrandfathered small employer health care service plan contract: means a small employer health care service plan contract that is not a grandfathered health plan. See California Public Contract Code 21195
  • Nongrandfathered small employer health care service plan contract: means a small employer health care service plan contract that is not a grandfathered health plan. See California Public Contract Code 21250
  • 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
  • Nursing facility: means a health facility licensed pursuant to this chapter that is certified to participate as a provider of care either as a skilled nursing facility in the federal Medicare Program under Title XVIII of the federal Social Security Act (42 U. See California Public Contract Code 20608
  • 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
  • Offer to perform work: means the job order contractor's proposal for a specific job order. See California Public Contract Code 20919.21
  • Offer to perform work: means the job order contractor's proposal for a specific job order. See California Public Contract Code 20665.21
  • Office: means the Office of Information Security. See California Government Code 11549.1
  • Office: means the Office of Privacy Protection. See California Government Code 11549.8
  • 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
  • On-time graduates: means the number of students who complete a program within 100 percent of the published program length. See California Education Code 94928
  • online dating service: means any person or organization engaged in the business of offering dating, matrimonial, or social referral services online, where the services are offered primarily online, such as by means of an Internet Web site or a mobile application. See California Education Code 94163
  • Open enrollment period: means the annual open enrollment period, subsequent to the initial open enrollment period, applicable to each individual child that is the month of the child's birth date. See California Public Contract Code 20981
  • 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
  • Operator: as used in this article , means any person, partnership, organization or corporation that controls, manages, conducts or otherwise administers a swap meet. See California Government Code 11128
  • 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 off-sale beer and wine license: as used in this division , do not include a license issued upon renewal or transfer of a license. See California Government Code 12012.56
  • 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
  • Outside counsel: means an attorney authorized to practice law in the State of California who is not a state employee, including an excluded or exempt employee. See California Government Code 11040
  • Owner: includes any person, acting as principal or through an agent, having the right to offer commercial real property for rent, and includes any predecessor in interest to the owner. See California Education Code 94850
  • Owner: includes any person, acting as principal or through an agent, having the right to offer residential real property for rent, and includes a predecessor in interest to the owner, except that this term does not include the owner or operator of a mobilehome park, or the owner of a mobilehome or his or her agent. See California Education Code 94856
  • Owner: means any person other than the landlord who has any right, title, or interest in personal property. See California Education Code 94875
  • Owner: means any person other than the landlord who has any right, title, or interest in property. See California Education Code 94886
  • Owner: as used in this chapter , means an owner, lessee, sublessee, or agent of the owner of a building or part of a building, including, but not limited to, the state or another public entity. See California Government Code 11180
  • Owner: means any person, including his or her legal representative, who has or had a legal or equitable interest in unclaimed property. See California Government Code 12461.1
  • Owner licensee: means an owner of a gambling enterprise who holds a state gambling license. See California Government Code 55028
  • Ownership or management: means the ownership or management of a subdivision, cooperative, or condominium for mobilehomes, or of a resident-owned mobilehome park. See California Civil Code 799
  • Package: includes cartons, wrappers, or other containers which are used for the sale of butter to the retail trade. See California Education Code 68022
  • Packer: means any person canning fish or preserving fish by the common methods of drying, salting, pickling, smoking, cold packing, or vacuum packing. See California Government Code 11000
  • 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
  • Parent facility: means a health facility licensed pursuant to Chapter 2 (commencing with Section 1250) of Division 2, or a clinic licensed pursuant to Chapter 1 (commencing with Section 1200) of Division 2. See California Government Code 11017.5
  • Participant: means a California-licensed osteopathic physician and surgeon. See California Education Code 69741.5
  • Participant: means an individual, trust, estate, partnership, association, company or corporation, a custodian under the California Uniform Transfers to Minors Act (Part 9 (commencing with Section 3900) of Division 4 of the Probate Code) or similar provisions adopted by another state, a state or local government agency, or a legal representative of a participant who has entered into a participation agreement pursuant to this article. See California Education Code 69980
  • participating college: means a private college that participates with the authority in undertaking the financing and construction or acquisition of a project and does not restrict the admission of a student based on his or her race or ethnicity, provided that the financing does not violate Section 5 of Article XVI of the California Constitution or the establishment clause of the First Amendment to the United States Constitution. See California Education Code 94110
  • Participating nonprofit entity: means an entity within the meaning of paragraph (3) of subsection (c) of Section 501 of Title 26 of the United States Code that, pursuant to this chapter for the purpose of owning student, faculty, or staff housing, as approved by, and for participation with, the authority, undertakes the financing and construction or acquisition of student, faculty, or staff housing, on real property owned or leased by the entity, for the benefit of a public college, public university, or participating private college. See California Education Code 94110
  • Participation agreement: means an agreement between a participant and the Scholarshare trust, pursuant to this article. See California Education Code 69980
  • Pediatric day health and respite care facility: means a facility that provides an organized program of therapeutic social and day health activities and services and limited 24-hour inpatient respite care to medically fragile children 21 years of age or younger, including terminally ill and technology-dependent patients, except as provided in paragraph (2) and Section 1763. See California Government Code 11011.18
  • Permanent: means that the employee has a right to continued employment unless dismissed or laid off. See California Education Code 89530
  • 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
  • Permittee: means a building owner, building property manager, or authorized representative to whom a building permit is issued by the enforcement agency. See California Public Contract Code 20106
  • Person: means any person, individual, firm, association, organization, partnership, business trust, foundation, labor organization, corporation, limited liability company, public agency, or political subdivision of the state. See California Public Contract Code 21591
  • Person: means any individual, organization, or corporate body, except that only individuals may be licensed under this chapter. See California Education Code 52336.1
  • Person: includes , but is not limited to, any city, county, district, the state, or the federal government, or any department, subdivision, or agency thereof. See California Government Code 11435.25
  • Person: means an individual, firm, partnership, association, limited liability company, or corporation engaged in the business of selling watches. See California Government Code 11020
  • Person: as used in this article includes firm and corporation. See California Government Code 11032
  • 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: includes any individual, partnership, limited liability company, or corporation. See California Education Code 92449
  • person: as used in this title shall not be construed to require duplicative reporting by any individual, corporation, trust, estate, cooperative, association, government, or governmental subdivision or agency, or other entity involved in the same transaction. See California Education Code 8265.1
  • Person: includes any individual, firm, corporation, association, copartnership, trust, business trust, receiver, trustee, or conservator for any thereof, but does not include this state or any public corporation, political subdivision, city, county, district, or any agency thereof or of this state. See California Education Code 90011
  • person: includes an unincorporated association. See California Government Code 12185
  • Person: includes any individual, partnership, corporation, limited liability company, unincorporated association, or other legal entity. See California Government Code 12461.1
  • Personal effects: means any property that is not the property of the legal owner. See California Education Code 92449
  • 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 Probate Code 5612
  • 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 Probate Code 5612
  • 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: refers to health care service plans and specialized health care service plans. See California Public Contract Code 21591
  • Plan contract: means a contract between a plan and its subscribers or enrollees or a person contracting on their behalf pursuant to which health care services, including basic health care services, are furnished. See California Public Contract Code 21591
  • Plans and specifications: means the unit price catalog and the job order contract technical specifications. See California Public Contract Code 20919.21
  • 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.
  • podiatric medicine: means the diagnosis, medical, surgical, mechanical, manipulative, and electrical treatment of the human foot, including the ankle and tendons that insert into the foot and the nonsurgical treatment of the muscles and tendons of the leg governing the functions of the foot. See California Education Code 69522
  • podiatric residency: means a program of supervised postgraduate clinical training, one year or more in duration, approved by the board. See California Education Code 69525
  • Policyholder: means the holder of a group policy issued by an insurer, a holder of a group contract issued by a hospital service corporation or an employer, employee association, or other entity otherwise providing medical, hospital, surgical, major medical, or comprehensive medical coverage on a group basis to its employees or members. See California Government Code 12191
  • Political subdivision: means a geographic area of representation created for the provision of government services, including, but not limited to, a general law city, general law county, charter city, charter county, charter city and county, school district, community college district, or other district organized pursuant to state law. See California Education Code 89517
  • Political subdivision: means a geographic area of representation created for the provision of government services, including, but not limited to, a city, a school district, a community college district, or other district organized pursuant to state law. See California Education Code 89525
  • 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
  • PPACA: means the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Public Law 111-148), as amended by the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 (Public Law 111-152), and any subsequent rules or regulations issued pursuant to that law. See California Public Contract Code 20981
  • PPACA: means the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Public Law 111-148), as amended by the federal Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 (Public Law 111-152), and any rules, regulations, or guidance issued thereunder. See California Public Contract Code 21195
  • PPACA: means the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Public Law 111-148), as amended by the federal Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 (Public Law 111-152), and any rules, regulations, or guidance issued thereunder. See California Public Contract Code 21250
  • Preexisting condition provision: means a contract provision that excludes coverage for charges or expenses incurred during a specified period following the employee's effective date of coverage, as to a condition for which medical advice, diagnosis, care, or treatment was recommended or received during a specified period immediately preceding the effective date of coverage. See California Public Contract Code 21101
  • Preexisting condition provision: means a contract provision that excludes coverage for charges or expenses incurred during a specified period following the enrollee's effective date of coverage, as to a condition for which medical advice, diagnosis, care, or treatment was recommended or received during a specified period immediately preceding the effective date of coverage. See California Public Contract Code 21195
  • Preexisting condition provision: means a contract provision that excludes coverage for charges or expenses incurred during a specified period following the enrollee's effective date of coverage, as to a condition for which medical advice, diagnosis, care, or treatment was recommended or received during a specified period immediately preceding the effective date of coverage. See California Public Contract Code 21250
  • Preliminary hearing: A hearing where the judge decides whether there is enough evidence to make the defendant have a trial.
  • Premises: includes any common areas associated therewith. See California Education Code 94875
  • Premises: includes any common areas associated therewith. See California Education Code 94886
  • Premium: means contribution or other consideration paid or payable for coverage under a group policy or converted policy. See California Government Code 12191
  • 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.
  • Prevailing market rent: means the rental rate that would be authorized pursuant to 42 U. See California Education Code 94856
  • Price: includes any charge or fee, however denominated, for the hiring of commercial real property and includes any security or deposit subject to Section 1950. See California Education Code 94850
  • Primarily to protect a security interest: means that the indicia of ownership of a lender are held primarily for the purpose of securing payment or performance of an obligation. See California Government Code 11435.25
  • Primary care clinics: means all the types of clinics specified in subdivision (a) of Section 1204, including community clinics and free clinics. See California Public Contract Code 20425
  • 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 88244
  • 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
  • Private corporation: means and includes any private corporation organized under the laws of the United States or of any state. See California Public Contract Code 21611
  • Private student loan: means a loan issued by a private lending institution for the costs of attendance at any public or private nonprofit college or university in the United States, notwithstanding the definitions in subdivisions (i), (k), and (l) of Section 94110. See California Education Code 94157
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Probation officers: Screen applicants for pretrial release and monitor convicted offenders released under court supervision.
  • Program: means an information security program established pursuant to Section 11549. See California Government Code 11549.1
  • Program: means the California Student Loan Refinancing Program created pursuant to this article. See California Education Code 94157
  • Program fund: means the program fund established by this article, which shall be held as a separate fund within the Scholarshare trust. See California Education Code 69980
  • Program manager: means the staff manager of the diversion program, as designated by the executive officer of the board. See California Education Code 69741.5
  • 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 the specific requirements and work to be accomplished by the job order contractor in connection with an individual job order. See California Public Contract Code 20919.21
  • 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
  • Project: means the specific requirements and work to be accomplished by the job order contractor in connection with an individual job order. See California Public Contract Code 20665.21
  • Project: means any one or more dormitories or other housing facilities, boarding facilities, student union or activity facilities, vehicle parking facilities, alternative transportation programs, or any other auxiliary or supplementary facilities for individual or group accommodation, owned or operated or authorized to be acquired, constructed, furnished, equipped, and operated by the board for use by students, faculty members, or other employees of any one or more campuses of the California State University, or a combination of those facilities, which may include facilities already completed and facilities authorized for future completion, or any other facilities designated by the board as a project in providing for the issuance of revenue bonds or notes. See California Education Code 90011
  • project: includes equipment purchase, construction, right-of-way acquisition, and project delivery costs. See California Government Code 12099.1
  • Project area: includes both of the following:

    California Government Code 12438.1

  • Project labor agreement: means an agreement that meets the requirements of Section 2500. See California Public Contract Code 20919.21
  • Project labor agreement: means an agreement that meets the requirements of Section 2500. See California Public Contract Code 20665.21
  • Project scope of work: means the document and related drawings, specifications, and writings referenced therein which together set forth the specific requirements and work to be accomplished by the job order contractor in connection with an individual job order. See California Public Contract Code 20919.21
  • Project scope of work: means the document and related drawings, specifications, and writings referenced therein which together set forth the specific requirements and work to be accomplished by the job order contractor in connection with an individual job order. See California Public Contract Code 20665.21
  • 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: includes any real or personal property in which the obligor has or had an ownership, leasehold, or possessory interest, whether or not it was the subject of a security interest for the loan or obligation. See California Government Code 11435.25
  • Property: includes real and personal property. See California Education Code 18703
  • Proposal: means the job order contractor prepared document quoting those construction tasks listed in the unit price catalog that the job order contractor requires to complete the project scope of work, together with the appropriate quantities of each task. See California Public Contract Code 20919.21
  • Proposal: means the job order contractor prepared document quoting those construction tasks listed in the unit price catalog that the job order contractor requires to complete the project scope of work, together with the appropriate quantities of each task. See California Public Contract Code 20665.21
  • Proprietary child care agency: means an organization or facility providing child care, which is operated for profit. See California Education Code 8208
  • Proprietary interest: means any nonregulatory arrangement or circumstances in which the financial or other nonregulatory interests of the university in a service contract could be adversely affected by labor-management conflict or consumer boycotts potentially resulting from a union organizing campaign. See California Education Code 92625.1
  • Protected class: means a class of voters who are members of a race, color, or language minority group, as this class is referenced and defined in the federal Voting Rights Act of 1965 (52 U. See California Education Code 89517
  • Provider: means any professional person, organization, health facility, or other person or institution licensed by the state to deliver or furnish health care services. See California Public Contract Code 21591
  • Public college: means a community college. See California Education Code 94110
  • Public debt: Cumulative amounts borrowed by the Treasury Department or the Federal Financing Bank from the public or from another fund or account. The public debt does not include agency debt (amounts borrowed by other agencies of the Federal Government). The total public debt is subject to a statutory limit.
  • Public defender: Represent defendants who can't afford an attorney in criminal matters.
  • Public entity: means any city, charter city, city and county, county, district, public corporation, or political subdivision of the state. See California Public Contract Code 20671
  • Public entity: means and includes the United States, the state and any county, city, public corporation, or public district of the state, and any department, entity, agency, or authority of any thereof. See California Public Contract Code 21611
  • Public leaseback: means any lease by a public entity, as lessee, of buildings, structures, or other facilities which are permanently attached to land, where the lease is between the public entity and a public leaseback corporation, as lessor, and the lease is executed before the buildings, structures, or facilities have been built. See California Public Contract Code 20671
  • Public leaseback corporation: means any corporation or nonprofit corporation organized or controlled by a public entity which constructs or arranges for the construction of buildings, structures, or other facilities which are permanently attached to land for public leaseback. See California Public Contract Code 20671
  • public project: means :

    California Public Contract Code 20161

  • public project: means :

    California Public Contract Code 20150.2

  • Public projects: means the construction of buildings, structures, or other facilities which are permanently attached to land. See California Public Contract Code 20671
  • Public record plant: means the plant, or any part thereof, or any record therein, of any person engaged in the business of searching or publishing public records or insuring or guaranteeing titles to real property, including copies of public records or abstracts and memoranda taken from public records that are owned by or in possession of that person or that are used by that person in his or her business. See California Government Code 12271
  • Public university: means any campus of the University of California, the California State University, or the Hastings College of the Law. See California Education Code 94110
  • Publicly traded racing association: means a corporation licensed to conduct horse racing and simulcast wagering pursuant to Chapter 4 (commencing with Section 19400) whose stock is publicly traded. See California Government Code 55028
  • Qualifications: means financial condition, relevant experience, demonstrated management competency, labor compliance, the safety record of the bidder, and, to the extent relevant, the preceding qualifications as they pertain to all subcontractors proposed to be used by the bidder for designated portions of the work. See California Public Contract Code 20119.1
  • Qualifications: means the financial condition, relevant experience, demonstrated management competency, labor compliance, and safety record of the bidder, and, if required by the bidding documents, some or all of the preceding qualifications as they pertain to subcontractors proposed to be used by the bidder for designated portions of the work. See California Public Contract Code 20155.1
  • Qualified borrower: means an individual meeting all of the following requirements:

    California Education Code 94157

  • Qualified higher education expenses: means the expenses of attendance at an institution of higher education as provided in paragraph (3) of subsection (e) of Section 529 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as it is amended from time to time, if, as determined by the board, the amendment is consistent with the purposes of this article, and as determined and certified by the institution of higher education in the same manner as prescribed in Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965 (20 U. See California Education Code 69980
  • Qualified loan: means a loan or a portion of a loan made by a financial institution to a qualified borrower to refinance a private student loan under the program. See California Education Code 94157
  • qualified manager: is a person who possesses a valid qualification certificate in accordance with the provisions of Article 5 (commencing with Section 7504) and is in active control or management of, and who is a director of, the licensee's place of business. See California Education Code 92449
  • Qualified racing association: means a corporation licensed to conduct horse racing and simulcast wagering pursuant to Chapter 4 (commencing with Section 19400) that is a wholly owned subsidiary of a corporation whose stock is publicly traded. See California Government Code 55028
  • Qualifying institution: means an institution that complies with paragraphs (2) and (3) and is any of the following:

    California Education Code 69432.7

  • Racially polarized voting: means voting in which there is a difference, as defined in case law regarding enforcement of the federal Voting Rights Act of 1965 (52 U. See California Education Code 89517
  • Rating period: means the period for which premium rates established by a plan are in effect and shall be no less than six months. See California Public Contract Code 21101
  • Rating period: means the period for which premium rates established by a plan are in effect and shall be no less than 12 months from the date of issuance or renewal of the plan contract. See California Public Contract Code 21195
  • Rating period: means the period for which premium rates established by a plan are in effect and shall be no less than 12 months from the date of issuance or renewal of the health care service plan contract. See California Public Contract Code 21250
  • 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 88008

  • Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act: Federal law that, among other things, requires lenders to provide "good faith" estimates of settlement costs and make other disclosures regarding the mortgage loan. RESPA also limits the amount of funds held in escrow for real estate taxes and insurance. Source: OCC
  • 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 Government Code 10291
  • 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
  • Records: means any material, regardless of the physical form, on which information is recorded or preserved by any means, including in written or spoken words, graphically depicted, printed, or electromagnetically transmitted. See California Education Code 94875
  • Records: means any material, regardless of the physical form, on which information is recorded or preserved by any means, including in written or spoken words, graphically depicted, printed, or electromagnetically transmitted. See California Education Code 94886
  • Recreational vehicle: as used in this part has the same meaning as defined in Section 18010. See California Public Contract Code 10763
  • Redevelopment plan: means the Capitol Area Plan approved by the Director of General Services on March 15, 1977, and referred to in Section 8160, and the plan prepared pursuant to Section 8182. See California Government Code 12438.1
  • Reduction plant: means any plant used in the reduction or conversion of fish into fish flour, fishmeal, fish scrap, fertilizer, fish oil, or other fishery products or byproducts. See California Government Code 11000
  • Regents of the University of California: means any of the following:

    California Education Code 92020

  • Regional occupational program: as used in this chapter , means a sequence of career technical or technical training programs that meet the criteria and standards of instructional programs in regional occupational centers and are conducted in a variety of physical facilities that are not necessarily situated in one single plant or site. See California Education Code 52303
  • Registered owner: means the individual listed in the records of the Department of Motor Vehicles, on a conditional sales contract, or on an assignment or a repossession order, as the registered owner. See California Education Code 92449
  • Registrant: means a person registered under this chapter. See California Education Code 92449
  • Regulations: means the rules and regulations as set forth in Chapter 13. See California Education Code 87454
  • 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 69432.8
  • Release: means any spilling, leaking, pumping, pouring, emitting, emptying, discharging, injecting, escaping, leaching, dumping, or disposing into the environment. See California Government Code 11430.50
  • Relevant experience: means the experience, competency, capability, and capacity to complete projects of similar size, scope, or complexity. See California Public Contract Code 20119.1
  • Remand: When an appellate court sends a case back to a lower court for further proceedings.
  • Remedial action: includes , but is not limited to, the cleanup or removal of released hazardous materials from the environment, monitoring, testing and analysis of the site, site operation and maintenance, and the placing of conditions, limitations, or restrictions on the uses of the site after remedial action has been completed. See California Government Code 11346.3
  • Removal: means the cleanup or removal of released hazardous materials from the environment or the taking of other actions that may be necessary to prevent, minimize, or mitigate damages that may otherwise result from a release or threatened release, as further defined in Section 101(23) of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act of 1980 (42 U. See California Government Code 11435.25
  • Rent: means to hire real property and includes a lease or sublease. See California Education Code 94850
  • Replacement coverage: shall mean the benefits provided by a succeeding carrier. See California Public Contract Code 21601
  • Reporter: Makes a record of court proceedings and prepares a transcript, and also publishes the court's opinions or decisions (in the courts of appeals).
  • repossession order: means any written authorization by the legal owner, lienholder, lessor, lessee, or registered owner, or the agent of any of them, to skip trace, locate, or repossess any collateral, including, but not limited to, collateral registered under the Vehicle Code that is subject to a security agreement that contains a repossession clause. See California Education Code 92449
  • Resident: means a person who maintains a residence in a subdivision, cooperative, or condominium for mobilehomes, or a resident-owned mobilehome park. See California Civil Code 799
  • Resident voting district: means any district other than a landowner voting district. See California Education Code 88244
  • Resident-owned mobilehome park: means any entity other than a subdivision, cooperative, or condominium for mobilehomes, through which the residents have an ownership interest in the mobilehome park. See California Civil Code 799
  • Residential real property: includes any dwelling or unit that is intended for human habitation. See California Education Code 94856
  • Resource and referral programs: means programs that provide information to parents, including referrals and coordination of community resources for parents and public or private providers of care. See California Education Code 8208
  • 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
  • Respite care: means day and 24-hour relief for the parent or guardian and care for the patient. See California Government Code 11011.18
  • Responsible party: means any person, except for an independent contractor, who agrees to carry out a site investigation and remedial action at a hazardous materials release site for one of the following reasons:

    California Government Code 11346.3

  • Responsible party for a child: means an adult having custody of the child or with responsibility for the financial needs of the child, including the responsibility to provide health care coverage. See California Public Contract Code 20981
  • 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
  • revenue bonds: means the written evidence of any obligation, other than revenue bond anticipation notes, issued by the board, payment of which is secured by a pledge of revenues or any part of revenues, as provided in this article, in order to obtain funds with which to carry out the purposes of this article, irrespective of the form of the obligations. See California Education Code 90011
  • 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
  • Right of survivorship: The ownership rights that result in the acquisition of title to property by reason of having survived other co-owners.
  • Risk adjusted employee risk rate: means the rate determined for an eligible employee of a small employer in a particular risk category after applying the risk adjustment factor. See California Public Contract Code 21101
  • Risk adjusted employee risk rate: means the rate determined for an eligible employee of a small employer in a particular risk category after applying the risk adjustment factor. See California Public Contract Code 21250
  • Risk adjustment factor: means the percentage adjustment to be applied equally to each standard employee risk rate for a particular small employer, based upon any expected deviations from standard cost of services. See California Public Contract Code 21101
  • Risk adjustment factor: means the percentage adjustment to be applied equally to each standard employee risk rate for a particular small employer, based upon any expected deviations from standard cost of services. See California Public Contract Code 21250
  • Risk category: means the following characteristics of an eligible employee: age, geographic region, and family composition of the employee, plus the health benefit plan selected by the small employer. See California Public Contract Code 21101
  • Risk category: means the following characteristics of an eligible employee: age, geographic region, and family composition of the employee, plus the health benefit plan selected by the small employer. See California Public Contract Code 21250
  • Routine visual screening: means uninvasive nonpharmacological simple testing for visual acuity, visual field defects, color blindness, and depth perception. See California Education Code 87454
  • Safety record: shall be deemed "acceptable" if a contractor's experience modification rate for the most recent three-year period is an average of 1. See California Public Contract Code 20119.1
  • Satisfactory academic progress: means those criteria required by applicable federal standards published in Title 34 of the Code of Federal Regulations. See California Education Code 69432.7
  • Scholarshare trust: means the trust created pursuant to this article. See California Education Code 69980
  • 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
  • School district: means any school district. See California Public Contract Code 20919.21
  • School district: means the Los Angeles Unified School District. See California Public Contract Code 20119.1
  • scrap metals and alloys: includes , but is not limited to, materials and equipment commonly used in construction, agricultural operations and electrical power generation, railroad equipment, oil well rigs, nonferrous materials, stainless steel, and nickel which are offered for sale to any junk dealer or recycler, but does not include scrap iron, household generated waste, or aluminum beverage containers, as defined in Chapter 2 (commencing with Section 14502) of Division 12. See California Government Code 11045
  • secondhand dealer: as used in this article , means and includes any person, copartnership, firm, or corporation whose business includes buying, selling, trading, taking in pawn, accepting for sale on consignment, accepting for auctioning, or auctioning secondhand tangible personal property. See California Government Code 11111
  • Secondhand dealer: has the meaning defined in Section 21626. See California Government Code 11126.4
  • Secretary: means the Secretary of the Business, Consumer Services, and Housing. See California Education Code 14224
  • Secretary: means the Secretary of the Environmental Affairs Agency. See California Government Code 11430.50
  • 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 88244
  • Security agreement: means an obligation, pledge, mortgage, chattel mortgage, lease agreement, deposit, or lien, given by a debtor as security for payment or performance of his or her debt, by furnishing the creditor with a recourse to be used in case of failure in the principal obligation. See California Education Code 92449
  • Security document: means a mortgage contract, deed of trust, real estate sales contract, or any note or negotiable instrument issued in connection therewith, when its purpose is to finance the purchase or construction of real property occupied or intended to be occupied by the borrower, containing four or fewer residential units or on which four or fewer residential units are to be constructed. See California Education Code 14224
  • Security interest: means an interest in a property created or established for the purpose of securing a loan or obligation. See California Government Code 11435.25
  • sell: means remanufacturing, retrofitting, selling, contracting to sell or resell, leasing, subletting, or otherwise placing in the stream of commerce. See California Government Code 11340.9
  • Seller: means a person who sells or contracts to sell goods. See California Education Code 79227
  • 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 1103.14
  • Senior citizen: means a person who is 65 years of age or older. See California Education Code 8092.5
  • Service area: means a geographical area designated by the plan within which a plan shall provide health care services. See California Public Contract Code 21591
  • Service contract: means a lease, management agreement, service agreement, loan bond, guarantee, or other similar agreement to which the university is a party and in which the university has a proprietary interest. See California Education Code 92625.1
  • Service contractor: means an individual, corporation, unincorporated association, partnership, or other entity, other than a collection agency retained by the university to enforce a financial obligation owed to the university, that, pursuant to a service contract, provides goods or services to the university. See California Education Code 92625.1
  • 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
  • Services: means any duty or labor to be rendered by one person for another. See California Education Code 92449
  • Shipper: means a person that enters into a contract of transportation with a carrier. See California Education Code 84040.5
  • Significant decrease in voter turnout: means the voter turnout for a regularly scheduled election in a political subdivision is at least 25 percent less than the average voter turnout within that political subdivision for the previous four statewide general elections. See California Education Code 89525
  • Sister state judgment: means that part of any judgment, decree, or order of a court of a state of the United States, other than California, which requires the payment of money, but does not include a support order as defined in Section 155 of the Family Code. See California Government Code 12517
  • site: means any area, location, or facility where a hazardous material has been released or threatens to be released into the environment. See California Government Code 11346.3
  • 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
  • Site investigation: means those actions that are necessary to determine the full extent of a release or threatened release of a hazardous material at a hazardous materials release site, identify the public health and safety or environmental threat posed by the release or threatened release, collect data on possible remedies, and otherwise evaluate the hazardous materials release site for the purpose of implementing remedial action. See California Government Code 11346.3
  • Skilled nursing facility: includes a "small house skilled nursing facility (SHSNF)" as defined in Section 1323. See California Public Contract Code 20608
  • Small employer: means either of the following:

    California Public Contract Code 21101

  • Small employer: means any of the following:

    California Public Contract Code 21195

  • Small employer: means any of the following:

    California Public Contract Code 21250

  • Small employer health care service plan contract: means a health care service plan contract issued to a small employer. See California Public Contract Code 21195
  • Small employer health care service plan contract: means a health care service plan contract issued to a small employer. See California Public Contract Code 21250
  • Solicitation: means any presentation or advertising conducted by, or on behalf of, a plan, where information regarding the plan, or services offered and charges therefor, is disseminated for the purpose of inducing persons to subscribe to, or enroll in, the plan. See California Public Contract Code 21591
  • Solicitor: means any person who engages in the acts defined in subdivision ( l). See California Public Contract Code 21591
  • Solicitor firm: means any person, other than a plan, who through one or more solicitors engages in the acts defined in subdivision ( l). See California Public Contract Code 21591
  • Special hospital: means a health facility having a duly constituted governing body with overall administrative and professional responsibility and an organized medical or dental staff that provides inpatient or outpatient care in dentistry or maternity. See California Public Contract Code 20608
  • Special sessions: as used in this division , means self-supporting instructional programs conducted by the California State University. See California Education Code 89708
  • specialized health care service plan: means either of the following:

    California Public Contract Code 21591

  • Specialized health care service plan contract: means a contract for health care services in a single specialized area of health care, including dental care, for subscribers or enrollees, or which pays for or which reimburses any part of the cost for those services, in return for a prepaid or periodic charge paid by or on behalf of the subscribers or enrollees. See California Public Contract Code 21591
  • Specialty clinics: means all the types of clinics specified in subdivision (b) of Section 1204, including surgical clinics, chronic dialysis clinics, and rehabilitation clinics. See California Public Contract Code 20425
  • Standard employee risk rate: means the rate applicable to an eligible employee in a particular risk category in a small employer group. See California Public Contract Code 21101
  • Standard employee risk rate: means the rate applicable to an eligible employee in a particular risk category in a small employer group. See California Public Contract Code 21250
  • Standard reimbursement rate: means that rate established by the Superintendent pursuant to Section 8265. See California Education Code 8208
  • Standard risk rate: means the lowest rate that can be offered for a child with the same benefit plan, effective date, age, geographic region, and family status. See California Public Contract Code 20981
  • Startup costs: means those expenses an agency incurs in the process of opening a new or additional facility before the full enrollment of children. See California Education Code 8208
  • 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 Government Code 10291
  • state agencies: includes the Department of General Services and any and all organizational units, parts, and subdivisions of state agencies as defined in Section 11000. See California Government Code 11263
  • state agency: includes every state office, officer, department, division, bureau, board, and commission. See California Government Code 11000
  • state body: means each of the following:

    California Government Code 11121

  • State department: means the State Department of Public Health. See California Government Code 11011.18
  • state gambling license: means any license issued by the state that authorizes the person named therein to conduct a gambling operation. See California Government Code 55028
  • Statutes at large: A chronological listing of the laws enacted each Congress. They are published in volumes numbered by Congress.
  • Student loan: means a loan having terms and conditions acceptable to the authority that is made to finance or refinance the costs of attendance at a private college or a public college and that is approved by the authority, if the loan is originated pursuant to a program that is approved by the authority. See California Education Code 94110
  • Students available for graduation: means the cohort population minus the number of students unavailable for graduation. See California Education Code 94928
  • Subcontractor: means any person, firm, or corporation, other than the employees of the job order contractor, who is bonded and general liability insured and who contracts to furnish labor, or labor and materials, at the worksite or in connection with a job order, whether directly or indirectly on behalf of the job order contractor. See California Public Contract Code 20919.21
  • Subcontractor: means any person, firm, or corporation, other than the employees of the job order contractor, who is bonded and general liability insured and who contracts to furnish labor, or labor and materials, at the worksite or in connection with a job order, whether directly or indirectly on behalf of the job order contractor. See California Public Contract Code 20665.21
  • Sublease: means a lease of goods the right to possession and use of which was acquired by the lessor as a lessee under an existing lease. See California Education Code 78018
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Subpoena duces tecum: A command to a witness to produce documents.
  • Subscriber: means the person who is responsible for payment to a plan or whose employment or other status, except for family dependency, is the basis for eligibility for membership in the plan. See California Public Contract Code 21591
  • 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 88244
  • 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
  • Supervisor: as used in this chapter , means an individual who meets all of the following requirements:

    California Education Code 54400

  • Supply contract: means a contract under which a lessor buys or leases goods to be leased. 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
  • swap meet: as used in this article , includes a flea market or an open-air market and means an event, regardless of the number of persons offering or displaying personal property or the absence of fees, at which used personal property is offered or displayed for sale or exchange if the event is held more than six times in any 12-month period. See California Government Code 11128
  • tangible personal property: means all secondhand tangible personal property that bears a serial number or personalized initials or inscription or that, at the time it is acquired by the secondhand dealer, bears evidence of having had a serial number or personalized initials or inscription. See California Government Code 11113
  • tax rate: as used in this chapter means tax rate per one hundred dollars ($100) of assessed valuation on all property to be taxed to fund a bond issue described in Section 9400. See California Education Code 92448
  • 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
  • Tenancy: includes the lawful occupation of property and includes a lease or sublease. See California Education Code 94856
  • Tenant: includes a subtenant or assignee. See California Civil Code 1995.020
  • Tenant: includes a subtenant or assignee. See California Civil Code 1997.020
  • Tenant: includes a lessee, subtenant, and sublessee. See California Education Code 94850
  • Tenant: includes any paying guest, lessee, or sublessee of any premises for hire. See California Education Code 94875
  • Tenant: includes any lessee or sublessee of any commercial real property and its premises for hire. See California Education Code 94886
  • Term: means the period of time for which real property is rented or offered for rent, and includes any provision for a termination or extension of such a period or renewal thereof, except that nothing in this chapter supersedes the specific provisions of this code or of the Code of Civil Procedure which of themselves establish, prescribe, limit, or define the term for which real property may be rented. See California Education Code 94850
  • terms of the trust: includes , but is not limited to, signatures, amendments, disclaimers, and any directions or instructions to the trustee that affect the disposition of the trust. See California Probate Code 16060.5
  • Testate: To die leaving a will.
  • Testator: A male person who leaves a will at death.
  • Trainee: as used in this chapter , means an unlicensed person who is currently enrolled in a master's or doctoral degree program, as specified in Sections 4980. See California Education Code 54400
  • 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 fund: means the Agriculture Trust Fund created pursuant to Section 232. See California Education Code 54444
  • Trustees: means the Trustees of the California State University and their designees. See California Public Contract Code 10701
  • trustees: means the Trustees of the California State University, created under Section 66600. See California Education Code 89000
  • Truth in Lending Act: The Truth in Lending Act is a federal law that requires lenders to provide standardized information so that borrowers can compare loan terms. In general, lenders must provide information on Source: OCC
  • Unclaimed property: means any tangible personal property or intangible personal property, including choses in action in amounts certain, and all debts owed or entrusted funds or other property held by any federal agency or any officer or employee thereof, whether occasioned by contract or operation of law or otherwise, except bonuses and gratuities, which has remained unclaimed by the owner for:

    California Government Code 12461.1

  • Underserved area: means a county or subcounty area, including, but not limited to, school districts, census tracts, or ZIP Code areas, where the ratio of publicly subsidized child care and development program services to the need for these services is low, as determined by the Superintendent. See California Education Code 8208
  • Unit price catalog: means a book containing specific construction tasks and the unit prices to install or demolish that construction. See California Public Contract Code 20919.21
  • Unit price catalog: means a book containing specific construction tasks and the unit prices to install or demolish that construction. See California Public Contract Code 20665.21
  • University: means the University of California and its governing body, the Regents of the University of California. See California Education Code 92625.1
  • Uphold: The decision of an appellate court not to reverse a lower court decision.
  • Usury: Charging an illegally high interest rate on a loan. Source: OCC
  • Variable Rate: Having a "variable" rate means that the APR changes from time to time based on fluctuations in an external rate, normally the Prime Rate. This external rate is known as the "index." If the index changes, the variable rate normally changes. Also see Fixed Rate.
  • Vendor: as used in this article , means any person, partnership, organization or corporation who exchanges, sells, or offers for sale or exchange any merchandise at a swap meet. See California Government Code 11128
  • Verdict: The decision of a petit jury or a judge.
  • veteran: means any person who has served in the United States Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, or as an active nurse in the service of the American Red Cross, or in the Army and Navy Nurse Corps in time of war, or in any expedition of the Armed Forces of the United States, or who served in one of these services during the period September 16, 1940, to December 7, 1941, and received a discharge under conditions other than dishonorable. See California Government Code 11566
  • 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 88262

  • 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.
  • Violent act: means any act that results in bodily harm or injury to any party involved. See California Education Code 92449
  • Voter: means a voter or elector as respectively defined in the principal act of each district or agency. See California Education Code 88244
  • Voter turnout: means the percentage of voters who are eligible to cast ballots within a given political subdivision who voted. See California Education Code 89525
  • Warehouse: means a person engaged in the business of storing goods for hire. See California Education Code 84040.5
  • White-collar crime: A nonviolent criminal act involving deceit, concealment, subterfuge, or other fraudulent activity.
  • Work permit: means any card, certificate, or permit issued by the commission, or by a county, city, or city and county, whether denominated as a work permit, registration card, or otherwise, authorizing the holder to be employed as a gambling enterprise employee or to serve as an independent agent. See California Government Code 55028
  • Workday: means the time that the parent requires temporary care for a child for any of the following reasons:

    California Education Code 8208