Title 1 CONSIGNMENT OF FINE ART
Title 1A INDEPENDENT WHOLESALE SALES REPRESENTATIVES
Title 1.1 SALE AND MANUFACTURE OF POLITICAL ITEMS
Title 1.1A AUTOGRAPHED MEMORABILIA
Title 1.2 SALE OF FINE PRINTS
Title 1.2A VIOLENT VIDEO GAMES
Title 1.3 CREDIT CARDS
Title 1.3A CREDIT CARD DISCLOSURE
Title 1.3B CHARGE CARD DISCLOSURES
Title 1.3C DEBIT CARDS
Title 1.3.5 Consumer Refunds
Title 1.4 LAYAWAY PRACTICES
Title 1.4A GIFT CERTIFICATES
Title 1.4B SUPERMARKET CLUB CARDS
Title 1.4C Clarity of Marketplace Terms and Conditions and Dispute Resolution Minimum Fairness
Title 1.5 CONSUMERS LEGAL REMEDIES ACT
Title 1.6 CONSUMER CREDIT REPORTING AGENCIES ACT
Title 1.61 COMMERCIAL CREDIT REPORTS
Title 1.6A INVESTIGATIVE CONSUMER REPORTING AGENCIES
Title 1.6B CONSUMER CREDIT DENIAL
Title 1.6C FAIR DEBT COLLECTION PRACTICES
Title 1.6C.5 Fair Debt Buying Practices
Title 1.6C.7 Educational Debt Collection Practices
Title 1.6D ELECTRONIC COMMERCE
Title 1.6E CREDIT SERVICES
Title 1.6F CHECK CASHERS
Title 1.7 CONSUMER WARRANTIES
Title 1.8 PERSONAL DATA
Title 1.80 Identification Documents
Title 1.807 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, SEXUAL ASSAULT, AND STALKING: PERSONAL INFORMATION
Title 1.81 CUSTOMER RECORDS
Title 1.81.1 CONFIDENTIALITY OF SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBERS
Title 1.81.15 Reader Privacy Act
Title 1.81.2 CONFIDENTIALITY OF DRIVER’S LICENSE INFORMATION
Title 1.81.23 COLLECTION OF LICENSE PLATE INFORMATION
Title 1.81.25 CONSUMER PRIVACY PROTECTION
Title 1.81.27 Commercial Use of Booking Photographs
Title 1.81.3 IDENTITY THEFT
Title 1.81.4 PRIVACY OF CUSTOMER ELECTRICAL OR NATURAL GAS USAGE DATA
Title 1.81.45 The Parent’s Accountability and Child Protection Act
Title 1.81.48 Data Broker Registration
Title 1.81.5 California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018
Title 1.81.6 Identity Theft in Business Entity Filings
Title 1.82 BUSINESS RECORDS
Title 1.83 PRECOMPUTED INTEREST
Title 1.84 PRECOMPUTED FINANCE CHARGE CONTRACT
Title 1.85 CONSUMER CREDIT CONTRACTS
Title 1.86 CONSUMER CONTRACT AWARENESS ACT OF 1990
Title 2 CREDIT SALES
Title 2.4 CONTRACTS FOR DANCE STUDIO LESSONS AND OTHER SERVICES
Title 2.5 CONTRACTS FOR HEALTH STUDIO SERVICES
Title 2.55 CONTRACTS FOR THE LEASE OR RENTAL OF ATHLETIC FACILITIES
Title 2.6 CONTRACTS FOR DISCOUNT BUYING SERVICES
Title 2.7 CONTRACTS FOR SELLER ASSISTED MARKETING PLANS
Title 2.8 MEMBERSHIP CAMPING CONTRACTS
Title 2.9 CREDITOR REMEDIES: DISABILITY INSURANCE
Title 2.91 EMPLOYMENT AGENCY, EMPLOYMENT COUNSELING, AND JOB LISTING SERVICES ACT
Title 2.95 AUCTIONEER AND AUCTION COMPANIES
Title 2.96 CALIFORNIA RENTAL-PURCHASE ACT
Title 2.97 CONSUMER COLLECTION NOTICE
Title 3 DEPOSIT
Title 3.5 UTILITY SERVICES
Title 4 LOAN
Title 5 HIRING
Title 6 SERVICE
Title 7 CARRIAGE
Title 8 INVOLUNTARY TRUSTS
Title 9 AGENCY
Title 10 RECORDING ARTIST CONTRACTS
Title 11 PHARMACEUTICAL SERVICES
Title 12 INDEMNITY
Title 13 SURETYSHIP
Title 13.5 OBLIGATION TO DEFEND ACTION
Title 14 LIEN
Title 15 Internet Neutrality
Title 16 GENERAL PROVISIONS
Title 17 YEAR 2000 INFORMATION DISCLOSURES
Title 18 PROVIDERS OF HEALTH AND SAFETY LABOR OR SERVICES
Title 19 COVID-19 Small Landlord and Homeowner Relief Act

Terms Used In California Codes > Civil Code > Division 3 > Part 4 - OBLIGATIONS ARISING FROM PARTICULAR TRANSACTIONS

  • Abate: means to put an end to a public nuisance, or to reduce the degree or the intensity of a public nuisance. See California Health and Safety Code 2002
  • Abbreviated contract of admission: means a contract which meets the provisions of this chapter, except as otherwise provided, for a resident who is receiving respite care services, as defined in Section 1418. See California Health and Safety Code 1599.60
  • 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.
  • academic purpose: means any school sponsored activity or class of instruction scheduled during the schoolday. See California Education Code 49330
  • Accepted credit card: means any credit card that the cardholder has requested or applied for and received or has signed, or has used, or has authorized another person to use, for the purpose of obtaining money, property, labor, or services on credit. See California Civil Code 1747.02
  • Accepting county: means the county accepting transferred territory by reason of a county boundary change. See California Government Code 23231
  • Access: means a personal inspection and review of a record or an accurate copy of a record, or an oral description or communication of a record or an accurate copy of a record, and a request to release a copy of any record. See California Education Code 76210
  • Access: means a personal inspection and review of a record or an accurate copy of a record, or receipt of an accurate copy of a record, an oral description or communication of a record or an accurate copy of a record, and a request to release a copy of any record. See California Education Code 49061
  • Access costs: means living expenses and expenses for transportation, supplies, technology, and books. See California Education Code 69432.7
  • Access shaft: means a vertical shaft used as a regular means of worker access to underground mines and tunnels under construction, renovation, or demolition. See California Labor Code 7951
  • Accessories: when used in connection with an antenna or rotator installation or repair, includes, but is not limited to, masts, towers, clamps, guy wires, eye hooks, standoff insulators, roof saddles, vent pipe mounts, chimney mount kits, signal amplifiers/boosters, multiset couplers, transmission lines, control cables, directional control units, and other devices as may be used from time to time to effect installation or repair. See California Business and Professions Code 9801
  • Accommodation: means any apartment, condominium or cooperative unit, cabin, lodge, hotel or motel room, or other private or commercial structure containing toilet facilities therein that is designed and available, pursuant to applicable law, for use and occupancy as a residence by one or more individuals, or any unit or berth on a commercial passenger ship, which is included in the offering of a time-share plan. See California Business and Professions Code 11212
  • Account: means the pertinent account established under subdivision (b). See California Education Code 17078.52
  • Account: means the Dentally Underserved Account established in Section 1973, which is contained within the fund. See California Business and Professions Code 1971
  • 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 Commercial Code 4104
  • Accredited: as used in this chapter , means a school, college, or university accredited by either the Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education or a regional or national institutional accrediting agency that is recognized by the United States Department of Education. See California Business and Professions Code 4980.03
  • Accredited Program: means a program for the education of nurse anesthetists which has received approval from the board. See California Business and Professions Code 2826
  • Accrediting organization: means an organization approved by the board. See California Business and Professions Code 2506
  • Achievement level descriptors: means a narrative description of the knowledge, skills, and processes expected of pupils at different grade levels and at different performance levels on achievement tests. See California Education Code 60603
  • Achievement test: means any summative standardized test that measures the level of performance that a pupil has achieved on state-adopted content standards. See California Education Code 60603
  • Acquire: includes acquisition by gift, purchase, lease, eminent domain, or otherwise. See California Government Code 12271
  • acquire: includes , but is not restricted to, taking by condemnation, purchase, or lease and receiving by donation or dedication. See California Public Resources Code 13070.1
  • Acquire: means acquisition by purchase, grant, gift, or any other lawful means. See California Government Code 8589.10
  • Acquired: means received or taken by conveyance, judgment, decree, or otherwise. See California Code of Civil Procedure 770.010
  • Acquiring district: means a district in which all, or a part of, a state-aided district or an applicant district has been included. See California Education Code 15780
  • Acquiring district: means a district in which all or a part of a state-aided district or an applicant district has been included. See California Education Code 16150
  • Acquiring district: means a district in which all or a part of, a state-aided district or an applicant district has been included. See California Education Code 16733
  • Acquiring district: means a school district that has all or portions of one or more other school districts transferred into, or lapsed into, its boundaries pursuant to subdivision (b) of Section 35511 or Section 35780. See California Education Code 35514
  • acquisition of land: as used in this chapter , or in any rule, regulation, or policy adopted by the state librarian pursuant to Section 19960, shall include, but shall not be limited to, the acquisition of land by eminent domain and the eligible cost of acquisition of land by eminent domain shall be the fair market value of the property as defined by Sections 1263. See California Education Code 19957.5
  • acquisition of public utility works: includes construction, completion, or acquisition of public utilities or public utility works. See California Public Utilities Code 16801
  • Acquittal:
    1. Judgement that a criminal defendant has not been proved guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.
    2. A verdict of "not guilty."
     
  • Act: means the California Library Services Act. See California Education Code 18710
  • act: as used in this division , means the Improvement Bond Act of 1915. See California Streets and Highways Code 9517
  • Act: means the California School Finance Authority Act. See California Education Code 17173
  • Action: means an action for partition under this title. See California Code of Civil Procedure 872.010
  • Action: includes an action commenced by cross-complaint or other pleading that asserts a cause of action or claim for relief. See California Code of Civil Procedure 583.110
  • Action: means a judicial proceeding or arbitration in which a payment in money may be awarded or enforced with respect to a foreign-money claim. See California Code of Civil Procedure 676.1
  • Action: includes a civil action and a special proceeding of a civil nature. See California Code of Civil Procedure 2016.020
  • Action: includes a civil action and a criminal action. See California Evidence Code 105
  • 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
  • active duty: include the period during which a person in military service is absent from duty on account of sickness, wounds, leave, or other lawful cause. See California Business and Professions Code 10460
  • Active militia: means the active militia as defined by Section 120 of the Military and Veterans Code. See California Health and Safety Code 9002
  • 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 Health and Safety Code 25548.1

  • Actuarial Standards Board: means the board established by the American Academy of Actuaries to develop and promulgate standards of actuarial practice. See California Insurance Code 10509.953
  • Actuary: means a person who is a member in good standing of the American Academy of Actuaries, the Casualty Actuarial Society, or the Society of Actuaries, and is qualified to sign statements of actuarial opinion on loss reserves. See California Insurance Code 1781.2
  • 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 Business and Professions Code 4927
  • 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 Business and Professions Code 4927
  • Added sweetener: means an additive other than 100 percent fruit juice that enhances the sweetness of a beverage. See California Education Code 49430
  • Additional place of practice: as used in this article , means any place of practice that increases the number of places of practice of the applicant, and includes an additional office that the applicant proposes to originally establish, either individually or in association with another, as well as an established place of practice that the applicant acquires or proposes to acquire, in whole or in part, by purchase, repossession, reassignment, gift, devise, bequest, or operation of law, except as otherwise provided in this article. See California Business and Professions Code 1658.2
  • Adequate notice: means a printed notice to a cardholder that sets forth the pertinent facts clearly and conspicuously so that a person against whom it is to operate could reasonably be expected to have noticed it and understood its meaning. See California Civil Code 1747.02
  • 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.
  • Administering agency: means any agency designated pursuant to Section 25502 of the Health and Safety Code. See California Education Code 17210
  • Administering agency: means the agency designated by the committee pursuant to Section 25262. See California Health and Safety Code 25260
  • 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, the Department of General Services, 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 fund: means the funds used to administer this article. See California Education Code 69980
  • Administrative procedure: means any written administrative procedure adopted by the local agency for presentation of a grievance for ultimate decision by the governing body of the local agency. See California Government Code 53296
  • Administrator: means the Administrator of Local Agency Security of the State of California. See California Government Code 53630
  • Admissions data: means information from the most recently enrolled fall semester class including the total number of applications, the total number of accepted students, and the 75th, 50th, and 25th percentile scores for the undergraduate grade point averages and law school admission test scores of admitted students. See California Education Code 67102
  • Adult: means an individual who is at least 18 years of age. See California Health and Safety Code 7150.10
  • Adult: means an individual 18 years of age or older. See California Health and Safety Code 443.1
  • Adult day health care: means an organized day program of therapeutic, social, and skilled nursing health activities and services provided pursuant to this chapter to elderly persons or adults with disabilities with functional impairments, either physical or mental, for the purpose of restoring or maintaining optimal capacity for self-care. See California Health and Safety Code 1570.7
  • adult day health care center: means a licensed facility that provides adult day health care. See California Health and Safety Code 1570.7
  • Adult patient: means a dental patient 13 years of age or older. See California Business and Professions Code 1647.18
  • Adverse action: includes all of the following:

    California Civil Code 1785.3

  • 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 Business and Professions Code 4980.03
  • Advertisement: means a commercial message in any medium that directly or indirectly solicits or promotes one or more specific rental-purchase transactions, excluding instore merchandising aids. See California Civil Code 1812.622
  • 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 Business and Professions Code 7500.1
  • Advertising: 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, magazine, or directory, or any printed matter whatsoever, with or without any limiting qualification. See California Business and Professions Code 4989.49
  • Advertising: 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, magazine, or directory, or any printed matter whatsoever, with or without any limiting qualification. See California Business and Professions Code 4992.2
  • Advice and consent: Under the Constitution, presidential nominations for executive and judicial posts take effect only when confirmed by the Senate, and international treaties become effective only when the Senate approves them by a two-thirds vote.
  • Advisory body: means the advisory body for each individual agriculture program. See California Food and Agricultural Code 230
  • Advisory Council: means the Dispute Resolution Advisory Council. See California Business and Professions Code 466
  • advisory organization: shall mean "surplus line advisory organization. See California Insurance Code 1780.51
  • Advisory team: means the team convened by the committee pursuant to Section 25263. See California Health and Safety Code 25260
  • Affected county: means each county from which territory is proposed to be transferred to create a new county. See California Government Code 23301
  • Affected county: means each county which is proposed to be part of a consolidated county or which is consolidated with one or more counties. See California Government Code 23501
  • Affected county: means any county which contains or would contain territory which is the subject of a boundary change. See California Government Code 23201
  • Affected county: means a county in which any land of the district or agency is situated. See California Elections Code 10500
  • Affected territory: means any unincorporated area which is proposed to be transferred from one county to another. See California Government Code 23201
  • 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 Business and Professions Code 19805
  • Affinity: signifies the connection existing in consequence of marriage, between each of the married persons and the blood relatives of the other when applied to the marriage relation. See California Code of Civil Procedure 17
  • affordable price: means , in the case of a purchaser, other than a lower income household, the price for residential property for which the purchaser's monthly payments will not exceed that portion of the purchasing household's adjusted income as determined in accordance with the regulations of the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development, issued pursuant to Section 235 of the National Housing Act. See California Government Code 54236
  • affordable rent: means , in the case of an occupant person or family, other than a person or family of low or moderate income, rent for residential property that is not more than 25 percent of the occupant household's gross monthly income, and in the case of an occupant person or family of low or moderate income, rent for residential property that is not more than the percentage of the adjusted income of the occupant person or family as permitted under regulations of the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development issued pursuant to Section 8 of the United States Housing Act of 1937, but not in excess of the market rental value for comparable property. See California Government Code 54236
  • Afternoon: means the period of a day between noon and midnight. See California Commercial Code 4104
  • Agency: means any statewide office, nonelective officer, department, division, bureau, board, commission or agency in the executive branch of the state government, except that it shall not apply to any agency whose primary function is service to the Legislature or judicial branches of state government or to any agency that is administered by an elective officer. See California Government Code 12080
  • agency: means every state office, officer, department, division, bureau, board, commission, or other state agency, except that the term agency shall not include:

    California Civil Code 1798.3

  • 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 Health and Safety Code 25260
  • Agency: means the Environmental Affairs Agency. See California Health and Safety Code 25411
  • Agency: means the Labor and Workforce Development Agency. See California Labor Code 18.5
  • 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 Elections Code 10500
  • Agency that is administered by an elective officer: includes the State Board of Equalization but not a board or commission on which an elective officer serves in an ex officio capacity. See California Government Code 12080
  • 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 Health and Safety Code 25919.6
  • Agent: means an individual who meets either of the following criteria:

    California Health and Safety Code 7150.10

  • Agent: means a county or city board of education or superintendent of schools acting with the board's consent, on behalf of one or more school districts for any purpose of this chapter, the Board of Governors of the California Community Colleges or the Chancellor of the California Community Colleges acting with the Board of Governors' consent, on behalf of one or more community college districts for any purpose of this chapter, and the school district, county office of education, or other chartering entity acting with the consent of, and on behalf of, one or more charter schools for any purpose of this chapter. See California Education Code 17173
  • Agent of depository: means a trust company or trust department of a state or national bank located in this state, including the trust department of a depository where authorized, and the Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco, which is authorized to act as an agent of depository for the purposes of this article pursuant to Section 53657. See California Government Code 53630
  • Aggrieved: means and refers to any of the following persons or entities:

    California Civil Code 3427

  • Aggrieved party: means a party entitled to pursue a remedy. See California Commercial Code 1201
  • agreement: means the total legal obligation that results from the parties' agreement as determined by this code and as supplemented by any other applicable laws. See California Commercial Code 1201
  • Agreement: includes , but is not limited to, agreements providing for valuations, appraisals, and similar proceedings and agreements between employers and employees or between their respective representatives. See California Code of Civil Procedure 1280
  • agreement: means a joint powers agreement entered into pursuant to Chapter 5 (commencing with Section 6500) of Division 7 of Title 1 of the Government Code, an agreement to transfer the functions of a public entity or an employee thereof to another public entity pursuant to Part 2 (commencing with Section 51300) of Division 1 of Title 5 of the Government Code, and any other agreement under which a public entity undertakes to perform any function, service or act with or for any other public entity or employee thereof with its consent, whether such agreement is expressed by resolution, contract, ordinance or in any other manner provided by law. See California Government Code 895
  • 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 Food and Agricultural Code 230
  • Aid-in-dying drug: means a drug determined and prescribed by a physician for a qualified individual, which the qualified individual may choose to self-administer to bring about his or her death due to a terminal disease. See California Health and Safety Code 443.1
  • Aide: means an individual who provides supportive services to an occupational therapist or occupational therapy assistant and who is trained by an occupational therapist or occupational therapy assistant to perform, under appropriate supervision, delegated, selected client and nonclient-related tasks for which the aide has demonstrated competency. See California Business and Professions Code 2570.2
  • AIDS: as used in this chapter , means acquired immune deficiency syndrome. See California Health and Safety Code 1603.1
  • air gauge knife: means a device that appears to be an air gauge but has concealed within it a pointed, metallic shaft that is designed to be a stabbing instrument which is exposed by mechanical action or gravity which locks into place when extended. See California Penal Code 16140
  • Alcoholic beverage: includes any liquid or solid material intended to be ingested by a person which contains ethanol, also known as ethyl alcohol, drinking alcohol, or alcohol, including, but not limited to, alcoholic beverages as defined in Section 23004 of the Business and Professions Code, intoxicating liquor, malt beverage, beer, wine, spirits, liqueur, whiskey, rum, vodka, cordials, gin, and brandy, and any mixture containing one or more alcoholic beverages. See California Vehicle Code 109
  • All-terrain vehicle: means a motor vehicle subject to subdivision (a) of Section 38010 that is all of the following:

    California Vehicle Code 111

  • all-terrain vehicle safety training organization: is a ny organization which is approved to offer a program of instruction in all-terrain vehicle safety, including all-terrain vehicle safety instruction training, by the Off-Highway Vehicle Safety Education Committee and which has been issued a license by the department pursuant to Section 11105. See California Vehicle Code 111.5
  • Alley: is a ny highway having a roadway not exceeding 25 feet in width which is primarily used for access to the rear or side entrances of abutting property. See California Vehicle Code 110
  • alternative certification program: is a program operated by a school district, county office of education, college or university, or other public education entity, individually or in collaboration with other public education entities in the region to be served, and designed to provide a concentrated program leading to a permanent teaching credential. See California Education Code 44381
  • Alternative dispute resolution: means mediation, arbitration, conciliation, or other nonjudicial procedure that involves a neutral party in the decisionmaking process. See California Civil Code 5925
  • Alternative education project: includes , but is not limited to, the use of video recordings, models, films, books, and computers, which would provide an alternate avenue for obtaining the knowledge, information, or experience required by the course of study in question. See California Education Code 32255
  • 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
  • Alternative payments: includes payments that are made by one child care agency to another agency or child care provider for the provision of child care and development services, and payments that are made by an agency to a parent for the parent's purchase of child care and development services. See California Education Code 8208
  • Ammunition: means one or more loaded cartridges consisting of a primed case, propellant, and with one or more projectiles. See California Health and Safety Code 1567.91
  • Ammunition: means one or more loaded cartridges consisting of a primed case, propellant, and with one or more projectiles. See California Health and Safety Code 1568.096
  • Ammunition: means one or more loaded cartridges consisting of a primed case, propellant, and with one or more projectiles. See California Health and Safety Code 1569.281
  • ammunition: includes , but is not limited to, any bullet, cartridge, magazine, clip, speed loader, autoloader, ammunition feeding device, or projectile capable of being fired from a firearm with a deadly consequence. See California Penal Code 16150
  • ammunition vendor: means any person, firm, corporation, or other business enterprise that holds a current ammunition vendor license issued pursuant to Section 30385. See California Penal Code 16151
  • Amount financed: means the amount required to be disclosed pursuant to paragraph (8) of subdivision (a) of Section 2982. See California Civil Code 2981
  • Anatomical gift: means a donation of all or part of a human body to take effect after the donor's death for the purpose of transplantation, therapy, research, or education. See California Health and Safety Code 7150.10
  • Angling: means the taking of, or attempting to take, fish by hook and line with the line held in the hand, or by hook and line with the line attached to a pole or rod which is closely attended or held in the hand in such a manner that the fish voluntarily takes the bait or lure in its mouth. See California Fish and Game Code 15
  • Animal: means any living organism of the kingdom animalia, beings that typically differ from plants in capacity for spontaneous movement and rapid motor response to stimulation by a usually greater mobility with some degree of voluntary locomotor ability and by greater irritability commonly mediated through a more or less centralized nervous system, beings that are characterized by a requirement for complex organic nutrients including proteins or their constituents that are usually digested in an internal cavity before assimilation into the body proper, and beings that are distinguished from typical plants by lack of chlorophyll, by an inability to perform photosynthesis, by cells that lack cellulose walls, and by the frequent presence of discrete complex sense organs. See California Education Code 32255
  • Animal: means any amphibian, bird, mammal or reptile. See California Civil Code 3504
  • Annex project related work: means all work closely related to the Capitol building annex project, including, but not limited to, any visitor's center or parking facility constructed pursuant to Section 9112 of the Government Code. See California Public Resources Code 21189.50
  • Annual percentage rate: The cost of credit at a yearly rate. It is calculated in a standard way, taking the average compound interest rate over the term of the loan so borrowers can compare loans. Lenders are required by law to disclose a card account's APR. Source: FDIC
  • 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.
  • Antenna: includes , but is not limited to, a resonant device designed especially for the purpose of capturing electromagnetic energy transmitted by direct satellite or commercial radio or television broadcasting facilities. See California Business and Professions Code 9801
  • Antioch Bridge: means the high-level fixed-span bridge across the San Joaquin River near Antioch together with the approaches thereto and the toll collection facilities for the bridge. See California Streets and Highways Code 30760
  • Any school district: means a school district or a county superintendent of schools who employs classroom teachers in the public schools. See California Education Code 45343
  • Apparent owner: means the person who appears from the records of the holder to be entitled to property held by the holder. See California Code of Civil Procedure 1501
  • Appeals board: means the Occupational Safety and Health Appeals Board, within the department. See California Labor Code 6302
  • Appeals board: means the California Unemployment Insurance Appeals Board. See California Education Code 89529.15
  • Appliance: means any new television, radio, audio or video recorder, or playback device normally used or sold for use in the home or in a private motor vehicle, or any new refrigerator, freezer, range, oven, washer, dryer, dishwasher, room air conditioner, or sewing machine normally used or sold for use in the home, or any new typewriter, adding machine, calculator, or other similar machine, or any electrically operated tool, any of which appliances have a manufacturer's invoice sale value of fifty dollars ($50) or more. See California Business and Professions Code 22410
  • Appliance repair industry: means those activities defined in paragraph (4) of subdivision (f). See California Business and Professions Code 9801
  • applicant: includes an indigent person appearing pro se to represent themself at any stage of the case and applying to receive funds from the Transcript Reimbursement Fund established in Section 8030. See California Business and Professions Code 8030.4
  • Applicant: means a person who has applied 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 Business and Professions Code 19805
  • Applicant or contracting agency: means a school district, community college district, college or university, county superintendent of schools, county, city, public agency, private nontax-exempt agency, private tax-exempt agency, or other entity that is authorized to establish, maintain, or operate services pursuant to this chapter. See California Education Code 8208
  • application: includes the original documents or writings filed and any other supporting documents or writings including supporting documents provided or filed contemporaneously, or later, in support of the application whether provided or filed by the applicant or by any other person in support of the application. See California Business and Professions Code 478
  • Application for stay and early evaluation conference: means an application to be filed with the court that meets the requirements of subdivision (c) of Section 55. See California Civil Code 55.52
  • application to purchase: means either of the following:

    California Penal Code 16190

  • applicator: refers to "structural pest control applicator. See California Business and Professions Code 8507.1
  • Apportionment: means an apportionment made under this article, and unless the context otherwise requires, it shall be deemed to include funds of a district required by the board to be contributed toward the cost of a project. See California Education Code 16314
  • Apportionment: means an apportionment made under this chapter unless the context otherwise requires. See California Education Code 15701
  • Apportionment: means an apportionment made under this chapter unless the context otherwise requires. See California Education Code 16002
  • Apportionment: means an apportionment made under this chapter unless the context otherwise requires. See California Education Code 16502
  • Apportionment: means an apportionment made under this chapter unless the context otherwise requires. See California Education Code 16702
  • apprentice: as used in this chapter , means a person at least 16 years of age who has entered into a written agreement, in this chapter called an "apprentice agreement" with an employer or program sponsor. See California Labor Code 3077
  • Approaches: means all facilities between the terminus in Alameda County and the first station thereafter in the county for the discharge of passengers, and all facilities between the terminus in the City and County of San Francisco and the easterly end of the passenger platform of the Montgomery Street Station defined as "approaches" in the agreement between the department and the district, dated March 3, 1966. See California Streets and Highways Code 30771
  • Appropriate committee: means the committee responsible for anesthesia practice which is responsible to the executive committee of the medical staff. See California Business and Professions Code 2826
  • Approved: as used in this chapter , means a school, college, or university that possessed unconditional approval by the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education at the time of the applicant's graduation from the school, college, or university. See California Business and Professions Code 4980.03
  • Approved county: means the territory to be included in a new county after the registered voters in the affected county or counties have approved the creation of such a new county at a primary election, pursuant to Article 4 (commencing with Section 23350), but before an election is held for purposes of determining the location of the county seat and the selection of county officers for such new county, pursuant to Article 4. See California Government Code 23301
  • Approved lending institution: means a qualified mortgage lender approved by the agency for participation in a program of loan insurance, including those successors and assigns of any such institution as are permitted by the agency. See California Health and Safety Code 51603
  • Approved program: means a program for the education of physician assistants that has been formally approved by the board. See California Business and Professions Code 3501
  • Aquaculture: means that form of agriculture devoted to the propagation, cultivation, maintenance, and harvesting of aquatic plants and animals in marine, brackish, and fresh water. See California Fish and Game Code 17
  • aquaculture: means the culture and husbandry of aquatic organisms, including, but not limited to, fish, shellfish, mollusks, crustaceans, kelp, and algae. See California Public Resources Code 828
  • Arbitration: means a method of resolving a rights dispute under which the parties to a controversy must accept the award of a third party. See California Government Code 3562
  • Arbitration: means a method of resolving a rights dispute under which the parties to a controversy must accept the award of a third party. See California Public Utilities Code 99560.1
  • 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
  • area median income: means median household income, adjusted for family size as determined in accordance with the regulations of the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development issued pursuant to Section 235 of the National Housing Act, as amended (Public Law 90-448), for the standard metropolitan statistical area (SMSA), in which surplus residential property to be disposed of pursuant to this article is located, or the county in which the property is located, if it is outside an SMSA. See California Government Code 54236
  • Armed forces: means the United States Air Force, Army, Navy, Marine Corps, or Coast Guard. See California Education Code 45294
  • Armed forces: means the United States Air Force, Army, Navy, Marine Corps, or Coast Guard. See California Education Code 88113
  • Armed services: means the armed services as defined by Section 18540 of the Government Code. See California Health and Safety Code 9002
  • Arraignment: A proceeding in which an individual who is accused of committing a crime is brought into court, told of the charges, and asked to plead guilty or not guilty.
  • 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 Civil Code 1738
  • 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 Civil Code 1740
  • 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 Civil Code 1738
  • 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 Civil Code 1740
  • arts: includes , but is not limited to, all of the following: dance. See California Education Code 8951
  • Asbestos: as used in this chapter , has the same meaning as defined in Section 6501. See California Health and Safety Code 25918
  • 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 Health and Safety Code 25919
  • assault weapon: means the following designated semiautomatic firearms:

    California Penal Code 30510

  • assessed value: means 25 percent of full value to, and including, the 1980-81 fiscal year, and 100 percent of full value for the 1981-82 fiscal year and fiscal years thereafter. See California Government Code 25
  • assessed value: means 25 percent of full value to, and including, the 1980-81 fiscal year, and 100 percent of full value for the 1981-82 fiscal year and fiscal years thereafter. See California Welfare and Institutions Code 26
  • Assessee: means the person to whom property or a tax is assessed. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 23
  • Assessment: means the share of funds required for the payment of common expenses that is assessed from time to time against each purchaser by the managing entity. See California Business and Professions Code 11212
  • assessment: as used in this chapter , shall have the same meaning as the term "evaluation" in the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, as provided in Section 1414 of Title 20 of the United States Code. See California Education Code 56302.5
  • Assessor: as used in this part , means the assessor of a district. See California Health and Safety Code 6403
  • Asset: means property of a debtor, but the term does not include the following:

    California Civil Code 3439.01

  • Asset forfeiture: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Assets: means the inventory and equipment that is the subject of a bulk sale and any tangible and intangible personal property used or held for use primarily in, or arising from, the seller's business and sold in connection with that inventory and equipment, but the term does not include any of the following:

    California Commercial Code 6102

  • assignment order: means an order made under Section 3761. See California Family Code 3760
  • Assistance: means direct financial assistance for a multifamily housing development, including, but not limited to, assistance provided pursuant to this division by the department or agency, and mortgage and construction financing provided by a public agency. See California Health and Safety Code 19903
  • Assisted reproduction agreement: means a written contract that includes a person who intends to be the legal parent of a child or children born through assisted reproduction and that defines the terms of the relationship between the parties to the contract. See California Family Code 7606
  • Assistive device: means any instrument, apparatus, or contrivance, including any component or part thereof or accessory thereto, that is used or intended to be used, to assist an individual with a disability in the mitigation or treatment of an injury or disease or to assist or affect or replace the structure or any function of the body of an individual with a disability, except that this term does not include prescriptive lenses and other ophthalmic goods unless they are sold or dispensed to a blind person, as defined in Section 19153 of the Welfare and Institutions Code and unless they are intended to assist the limited vision of the person so disabled. See California Civil Code 1791
  • Assistive technology: means any item, piece of equipment, or product system, whether acquired commercially, modified, or customized, that is used to increase, maintain, or improve functional capabilities of individuals with disabilities, and any service that directly assists an individual with a disability in the selection, acquisition, or use of the item, equipment, or product system. See California Welfare and Institutions Code 19461
  • Associate: when used with respect to a licensee, means all of the following:

    California Corporations Code 28820

  • Association: means the organized body consisting of the purchasers of time-share interests in a time-share plan. See California Business and Professions Code 11212
  • Association: means any corporation organized under this part. See California Corporations Code 13202
  • Association: means the Occupational Therapy Association of California or a similarly constituted organization representing occupational therapists in this state. See California Business and Professions Code 2570.2
  • At large: means the election of members of the board of directors all of whom are elected by the voters of the entire district. See California Government Code 61002
  • At-large method of election: means any of the following methods of electing members to the governing body of a political subdivision:

    California Elections Code 14026

  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Attendance center: means a school maintained or to be maintained at a given location within a district. See California Education Code 16314
  • Attending physician: means the physician who has primary responsibility for the health care of an individual and treatment of the individual's terminal disease. See California Health and Safety Code 443.1
  • Attending physician checklist and compliance form: means a form, as described in Section 443. See California Health and Safety Code 443.1
  • Attorney-at-law: A person who is legally qualified and licensed to practice law, and to represent and act for clients in legal proceedings.
  • Auctioneer: means a person whom the seller engages to direct, conduct, control, or be responsible for a sale by auction. See California Commercial Code 6102
  • Audiology aide: means any person meeting the minimum requirements established by the board. See California Business and Professions Code 2530.2
  • Authority: means the California School Finance Authority, or any board, body, commission, department, or officer succeeding to the principal functions of the authority, or to which the powers conferred upon the authority by this chapter shall be given by law. See California Education Code 17173
  • Authority: means the California School Finance Authority established pursuant to Section 17172. See California Education Code 17078.52
  • Authority: shall mean the California Transportation Financing Authority. See California Government Code 64102
  • Authority: means the Bay Area Toll Authority created pursuant to Chapter 4. See California Streets and Highways Code 30600
  • authority: means the Siskiyou Railroad Authority. See California Government Code 93102
  • Authority: means the California Pollution Control Financing Authority. See California Health and Safety Code 44559.1
  • Authority: means an entity established by the state that requires its members, including, but not limited to, local government entities, to adopt a resolution stating their intent to participate. See California Public Resources Code 10280.5
  • Authority: means the California Earthquake Authority. See California Insurance Code 10089.5
  • 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
  • Authorized user: means either of the following:

    California Elections Code 354.5

  • Automated clearinghouse: means any federal reserve bank, or an organization established by agreement with the National Automated Clearing House Association, that operates as a clearinghouse for transmitting or receiving entries between banks or bank accounts and that authorizes an electronic transfer of funds between those banks or bank accounts. See California Insurance Code 45
  • Automated clearinghouse credit: means an automated clearinghouse transaction in which the taxpayer, through its own bank, originates an entry crediting the state's bank account and debiting its own bank account. See California Insurance Code 45
  • Automated clearinghouse debit: means a transaction in which any department of the state, through its designated depository bank, originates an automated clearinghouse transaction debiting the taxpayer's bank account and crediting the state's bank account for the amount of tax. See California Insurance Code 45
  • automatic dialing-announcing device: means any automatic equipment which incorporates a storage capability of telephone numbers to be called or a random or sequential number generator capable of producing numbers to be called and the capability, working alone or in conjunction with other equipment, to disseminate a prerecorded message to the telephone number called. See California Public Utilities Code 2871
  • automobile dismantler: is a ny person not otherwise expressly excluded by Section 221 who:

    California Vehicle Code 220

  • Automobile physical damage coverage: includes all coverage of loss or damage to an automobile insured under the policy except loss or damage resulting from collision or upset. See California Insurance Code 660
  • auxiliary dolly: is a vehicle, not designed for carrying persons or property on its own structure, which is so constructed and used in conjunction with a semitrailer as to support a portion of the weight of the semitrailer and any load thereon, but not permanently attached to the semitrailer, although a part of the weight of such dolly may rest on another vehicle. See California Vehicle Code 225
  • auxiliary organization: includes the following entities:

    California Education Code 89901

  • Available capital: includes all interest or other income from the investment of money held in the California Earthquake Authority Fund. See California Insurance Code 10089.5
  • average daily attendance: means the average daily attendance used to compute a school district's second principal apportionment. See California Education Code 41860
  • Award: includes , but is not limited to, an award made pursuant to an agreement not in writing. See California Code of Civil Procedure 1280
  • Award year: means one academic year, or the equivalent, of attendance at a qualifying institution. See California Education Code 69432.7
  • Award year: means one academic year, or the equivalent, of attendance at a qualifying institution. See California Education Code 70032
  • axle: is a structure or portion of a structure consisting of one or more shafts, spindles, or bearings in the same vertical transverse plane by means of which, in conjunction with wheels mounted on said shafts, spindles, or bearings, a portion of the weight of a vehicle and its load, if any, is continuously transmitted to the roadway when the vehicle is in motion. See California Vehicle Code 230
  • Bag limit: means the maximum limit, in number or amount, of birds, mammals, fish, reptiles, or amphibians that may lawfully be taken by any one person during a specified period of time. See California Fish and Game Code 18
  • 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 Commercial Code 7102
  • Balanced budget: A budget in which receipts equal outlays.
  • ballot: means any of the following:

    California Elections Code 301

  • Ballot card: means a card or a number of cards upon which are printed, or identified by reference to the ballot, the names of candidates for nomination or election to one or more offices or the ballot titles of one or more measures. See California Elections Code 302
  • Ballot label: means that portion of the ballot containing the names of the candidates or a statement of a measure. See California Elections Code 303
  • Ballot on demand system: means a self-contained system that allows users to do both of the following on an as-needed basis:

    California Elections Code 303.4

  • Ballot title and summary: means the summary of the chief purpose and points including the fiscal impact summary of any measure that appears in the state voter information guide. See California Elections Code 303.5
  • Bank: means a person engaged in the business of banking, and includes a savings bank, savings and loan association, credit union, and trust company. See California Commercial Code 1201
  • Bank-offered spot rate: means the spot rate of exchange at which a bank will sell foreign money at a spot rate. See California Code of Civil Procedure 676.1
  • 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 Commercial Code 4104
  • Banking organization: means any national or state bank, trust company, banking company, land bank, savings bank, safe-deposit company, private banker, or any similar organization. See California Code of Civil Procedure 1501
  • Bar passage data: means the most current cumulative bar pass rates defined and reported by the examining committee of the State Bar. See California Education Code 67102
  • Basal area per acre: means the sum of the cross-sectional areas at breast height of the tree stems of commercial species per acre. See California Public Resources Code 4528
  • base year value: as used in this part means the full cash value of a manufactured home on the date the manufactured home is purchased or changes ownership. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 5802
  • Baseline: Projection of the receipts, outlays, and other budget amounts that would ensue in the future without any change in existing policy. Baseline projections are used to gauge the extent to which proposed legislation, if enacted into law, would alter current spending and revenue levels.
  • basic firearms safety certificate: means a certificate issued before January 1, 2003, by the Department of Justice pursuant to former Article 8 (commencing with Section 12800) of Chapter 6 of Title 2 of Part 4, as that article read at any time from when it became operative on January 1, 1992, to when it was repealed on January 1, 2003. See California Penal Code 16240
  • Basic illustration: means a ledger or proposal used in the sale of a life insurance policy that shows both guaranteed and nonguaranteed elements. See California Insurance Code 10509.953
  • Basic residential earthquake insurance: means that policy of residential earthquake insurance described in Section 10089 except as follows:

    California Insurance Code 10089.5

  • battalion: when used in connection with the infantry of the National Guard. See California Military and Veterans Code 281
  • Bearer: means a person in possession of a negotiable instrument, document of title, or certificated security that is payable to bearer or endorsed in blank. See California Commercial Code 1201
  • beginning teacher: means a teacher with a valid California credential, as defined in Section 44259. See California Education Code 44279.1
  • belt buckle knife: is a knife that is made an integral part of a belt buckle and consists of a blade with a length of at least two and one-half inches. See California Penal Code 16260
  • Beneficial ownership interest: means an ownership interest through the possession of stock, equity in capital, or any interest in the profits of the applicant or licensee, or through the possession of such an interest in other entities that directly or indirectly hold an interest in the applicant or licensee. See California Health and Safety Code 1569.2
  • Benefit corporation: means a corporation organized under the General Corporation Law that has elected to become subject to this part and whose status as a benefit corporation has not been terminated as provided in this part. See California Corporations Code 14601
  • Benefit enforcement proceeding: means a claim or action relating to any of the following:

    California Corporations Code 14601

  • Benefit plan design: means a specific health coverage policy issued by a carrier to individuals, to trustees of associations that cover individuals. See California Insurance Code 10900
  • 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
  • Benefits and coverage: means the accident, sickness or disability indemnity available under a policy of disability insurance. See California Insurance Code 10601
  • Benicia-Martinez Bridge: means the toll bridge across the Carquinez Straits on Interstate Route 680 connecting the Cities of Benicia and Martinez, together with any existing or new and additional approaches thereto, necessary or desirable with respect to the present span or any spans and toll collection facilities for the bridge and any additional spans. See California Streets and Highways Code 30750
  • Bequeath: To gift property by will.
  • Best value: means a competitive procurement process whereby the selected proposer is selected on the basis of objective criteria for evaluating the qualifications of proposers with the resulting selection representing the best combination of price and qualifications. See California Education Code 17400
  • Best value: means a value determined by objective criteria and may include, but need not be limited to, price, features, functions, life-cycle costs, and other criteria deemed appropriate by the community college district. See California Education Code 81701
  • Best value score: means the total score awarded to a proposer for all scored evaluation factors. See California Education Code 17400
  • bike path: is a Class I bikeway, as defined in subdivision (a) of Section 890. See California Vehicle Code 231.5
  • Bill of lading: means a document evidencing the receipt of goods for shipment issued by a person engaged in the business of transporting or forwarding goods. See California Commercial Code 1201
  • bill or resolution: includes a constitutional amendment. See California Government Code 9051.5
  • billing error: means an error by omission or commission in (1) posting any debit or credit, or (2) in computation or similar error of an accounting nature contained in a statement given to the cardholder by the card issuer. See California Civil Code 1747.02
  • bioanalyst: means a person licensed under Section 1260 to engage in clinical laboratory practice and direction of a clinical laboratory. See California Business and Professions Code 1203
  • Biochemical substance: means any biological or chemical agent that may be used as a weapon of mass destruction, including, but not limited to, any chemical warfare agent, weaponized biological agent, or nuclear or radiological agent, as these terms are defined in Section 11417 of the Penal Code. See California Labor Code 3212.85
  • Blanket encumbrance: means any mortgage, deed of trust, option to purchase, vendor's lien or interest under a contract or agreement of sale, or other financing lien or encumbrance granted by the membership camping operator or affiliate which secures or evidences the obligation to pay money or to sell or convey any campgrounds made available to purchasers by the membership camping operator or any portion thereof, and which authorizes, permits, or requires the foreclosure or other disposition of the campground. See California Civil Code 1812.300
  • Blind: means a person having central visual acuity not to exceed 20-200 in the better eye, with corrected lenses, or visual acuity greater than 20-200, but with a limitation in the field of vision such that the widest diameter of the visual field subtends an angle not greater than 20 degrees. See California Business and Professions Code 17521
  • Blood: means human whole blood or components of human blood, including plasma, which are prepared from human whole blood by physical, rather than chemical processes, but does not include blood derivatives manufactured or processed for industrial use. See California Health and Safety Code 1625
  • Blood components: as used in this chapter , means preparations separated from single units of whole blood or prepared for hemapheresis and intended for use as final products for transfusions. See California Health and Safety Code 1603.1
  • blood-borne infectious disease: means a disease caused by exposure to pathogenic microorganisms that are present in human blood that can cause disease in humans, including those pathogenic microorganisms defined as blood-borne pathogens by the Department of Industrial Relations. See California Labor Code 3212.8
  • board: means the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 20
  • Board: means the State Allocation Board. See California Education Code 17243
  • Board: means the Public Employment Relations Board created pursuant to Section 3541. See California Government Code 3540.1
  • Board: as used in this chapter means the California Horse Racing Board. See California Business and Professions Code 19700
  • Board: means the State Allocation Board as defined in Article 1 (commencing with Section 16000) of this chapter. See California Education Code 16314
  • Board: means the Public Employment Relations Board established pursuant to Section 3513. See California Government Code 3562
  • Board: means the Board of Supervisors of the County of Los Angeles. See California Elections Code 21530
  • Board: means the Board of Supervisors of the County of San Diego. See California Elections Code 21550
  • Board: as used in this chapter , means the Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, and Geologists established under Section 6710. See California Business and Professions Code 7801
  • Board: means the Public Employment Relations Board established pursuant to Section 3541 of the Education Code. See California Public Utilities Code 99560.1
  • Board: means the State Public Works Board. See California Education Code 67352
  • Board: means the governing board of a community college district. See California Education Code 81902
  • Board: means the Department of Housing and Community Development for programs administered by the department, and the California Housing Finance Agency for programs administered by the agency. See California Health and Safety Code 53541
  • Board: means the Department of Housing and Community Development for programs administered by the department, and the California Housing Finance Agency for programs administered by the agency. See California Health and Safety Code 54002
  • board: means the Public Employment Relations Board established pursuant to Section 3541 of the Government Code. See California Education Code 8431
  • Board: means the State Allocation Board. See California Education Code 17087
  • Board: means the State Allocation Board. See California Education Code 15701
  • Board: means the State Allocation Board. See California Education Code 16002
  • Board: means the State Allocation Board. See California Education Code 16502
  • Board: means the governing body of a local taxing entity. See California Government Code 975
  • Board: means the State Allocation Board. See California Education Code 16702
  • Board: means the Wildlife Conservation Board created pursuant to Article 2 (commencing with Section 1320) of Chapter 4 of Division 20 of the Fish and Game Code. See California Public Resources Code 10332
  • Board: means the county board of supervisors acting as the governing authority of a county service area. See California Government Code 25210.2
  • Board: means the State Water Resources Control Board. See California Health and Safety Code 25299.100
  • Board: means the California Library Construction and Renovation Board. See California Education Code 19952
  • Board: as used in this chapter , means the Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians of the State of California. See California Business and Professions Code 4501
  • board: refers to any healing arts board, division, or examining committee which licenses or certifies health professionals. See California Business and Professions Code 701
  • board: refers to the State Board of Chiropractic Examiners. See California Business and Professions Code 1050
  • Board: means the Veterinary Medical Board. See California Business and Professions Code 4810
  • Board: means the California Public Library Construction and Renovation Board. See California Education Code 19986
  • Board: means the Acupuncture Board. See California Business and Professions Code 4927
  • Board: means the Dental Board of California. See California Business and Professions Code 1695.1
  • Board: as used in this chapter , Chapter 13 (commencing with Section 4980), Chapter 13. See California Business and Professions Code 4990.02
  • Board: means the Dental Board of California. See California Business and Professions Code 1741
  • Board: means the Dental Board of California. See California Business and Professions Code 1971
  • Board: means the Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board. See California Labor Code 7951
  • Board: means the Osteopathic Medical Board of California. See California Business and Professions Code 2361
  • 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 Podiatric Medical Board of California. See California Business and Professions Code 2461
  • Board: means the Medical Board of California. See California Business and Professions Code 2506
  • Board: means the Scholarshare Investment Board established pursuant to subparagraph (B) of paragraph (2) of subdivision (a) of Section 69984. See California Education Code 69999.8
  • Board: means the Scholarshare Investment Board established pursuant to Section 69984. See California Education Code 70010.1
  • board: as used in this chapter means the Medical Board of California. See California Business and Professions Code 2002
  • Board: means the Board of Registered Nursing. See California Business and Professions Code 2770.1
  • Board: means the Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology and Hearing Aid Dispensers Board. See California Business and Professions Code 2530.2
  • Board: includes "bureau" "commission" "committee" "department" "division" "examining committee" "program" and "agency. See California Business and Professions Code 477
  • Board: means the Board of Psychology. See California Business and Professions Code 2902
  • Board: means the governing board of the authority. See California Insurance Code 10089.5
  • board: means the State Board of Optometry. See California Business and Professions Code 3004
  • Board: means the Physician Assistant Board. See California Business and Professions Code 3501
  • Board: as used in this chapter , includes a board, advisory board, commission, examining committee, committee or other similarly constituted body exercising powers under this code. See California Business and Professions Code 452
  • Board: means the Respiratory Care Board of California. See California Business and Professions Code 3704
  • Board: means the California Board of Occupational Therapy. See California Business and Professions Code 2570.2
  • Board: means the legislative body of the local agency. See California Government Code 53800
  • Board: means the Trustees of the California State University. See California Education Code 90011
  • Board: means the State Allocation Board. See California Government Code 54125
  • board of directors: means the Board of Directors of the California Housing Finance Agency. See California Health and Safety Code 51603
  • Board of directors: means the board of directors of a district that establishes policies for the operation of the district. See California Government Code 61002
  • Board of Governors: means the Board of Governors of the California Community Colleges. See California Education Code 52651
  • board of governors: shall be deemed to refer to the board of trustees. See California Business and Professions Code 6010
  • board of supervisors: means the board of supervisors of the principal county. See California Public Utilities Code 22701
  • board of supervisors: means the board of supervisors of the county within which the city or territory is situated. See California Government Code 34001
  • Board of supervisors: as used in this part , means the board of supervisors of the county in which the greatest portion of the area of the district, is situated at the time of the filing of the petition for formation, unless another meaning is specified. See California Health and Safety Code 6408
  • Board of trustees: means the legislative body of a district. See California Health and Safety Code 2002
  • Board of trustees: means the legislative body of a district. See California Health and Safety Code 9002
  • Boiler: as used in this part means any fired or unfired pressure vessel used to generate steam pressure by the application of heat subject to this part. See California Labor Code 7621
  • Bona fide association: means an organization of employees and former employees of an agency of the state and the California State University, and which does not have as one of its purposes representing these employees in their employer-employee relations. See California Government Code 1150
  • Bond: means any bonded indebtedness regardless of state law or charter that requires voter approval, including, but not limited to, general obligation bonds, revenue bonds, and bonds issued pursuant to the Mello-Roos Community Facilities Act (Chapter 2. See California Government Code 53412
  • Bond: includes warrant or other evidence of indebtedness. See California Government Code 53430
  • Bond: includes warrant or other evidence of indebtedness. See California Government Code 53460
  • Bond: means bonds, notes, debentures, securities, or other evidences of indebtedness of the authority issued pursuant to this chapter. See California Education Code 94110
  • Bond reserve requirement: means an amount specified by the agency which shall, as of any particular date of computation, be at least equal to the total of both of the following:

    California Health and Safety Code 51603

  • Bonds: shall mean bonds, notes, debentures, commercial paper, or any other evidence of indebtedness, lease, installment, sale, or certificate of participation thereon, issued by the authority or a project sponsor pursuant to this division. See California Government Code 64102
  • Bonds: means bonds, notes, bond anticipation notes, and any other evidence of indebtedness, and also includes certificates of participation or lease-purchase agreements. See California Government Code 9117
  • bonds: as used in this article means: bonds as defined in Section 53550, or revenue bonds as defined in Section 53570. See California Government Code 53580
  • bonds: means revenue bonds, notes, refunding bonds, refunding notes, bond anticipation notes, certificates of indebtedness, and other evidences of indebtedness payable from the sources provided in this chapter. See California Water Code 11700
  • Bonds: means bonds, notes, warrants, or other evidence of indebtedness payable, both principal and interest, from the proceeds of ad valorem taxes that may be levied without limitation as to rate or amount upon property subject to taxation by the legislative body. See California Government Code 53507
  • Bonds: means bonds, warrants, notes or other evidences of indebtedness of a local agency or zone or improvement district thereof. See California Government Code 53530
  • bonds: includes bonds, warrants, notes, or other evidences of indebtedness of a local agency, zone or improvement district except those which under Section 18 of Article XI or other provision of the Constitution of the State of California are required to be authorized at an election. See California Government Code 53540
  • Bonds: means bonds, notes, commercial paper, variable rate and variable maturity securities, and any other evidence of indebtedness. See California Insurance Code 10089.5
  • book: signifies the recordation of an arrest in official police records, and the taking by the police of fingerprints and photographs of the person arrested, or any of these acts following an arrest. See California Penal Code 7
  • bookkeeping services: means keeping books, making trial balances, preparing statements, making audits, or preparing reports, all as a part of bookkeeping operations, provided that such trial balances, statements, or reports are not issued over the name of such person as having been prepared or examined by a certified public accountant or public accountant. See California Civil Code 1799
  • Borello: means the California Supreme Court's decision in…. See California Labor Code 2775
  • boxing: as used in this chapter includes "kickboxing" and "martial arts. See California Business and Professions Code 18760
  • Broker: means a person engaged by others in the act of arranging, for compensation, the intrastate transportation of used household goods by a motor vehicle over the highways of this state for, or on behalf of, a shipper, a consignor, or a consignee. See California Business and Professions Code 19225.5
  • Brokering: is a n arrangement under which a dealer, for a fee or other consideration, regardless of the form or time of payment, provides or offers to provide the service of arranging, negotiating, assisting, or effectuating the purchase of a new or used motor vehicle, not owned by the dealer, for another or others. See California Vehicle Code 232.5
  • Budget authority: Authority provided by law to enter into obligations that will result in outlays of Federal funds. Budget authority may be classified by the period of availability (one-year, multiyear, no-year), by the timing of congressional action (current or permanent), or by the manner of determining the amount available (definite or indefinite).
  • Budget resolution: Legislation in the form of a concurrent resolution setting forth the budget. The budget resolution establishes various budget totals, divides spending totals into functional categories (e.g., transportation), and may include reconciliation instructions to designated committees.
  • Building: includes each of the following:

    California Education Code 17400

  • building: includes onsite and offsite facilities, utilities and improvements that, 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 the private person, firm, or corporation. See California Education Code 17515
  • 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 17528
  • Building: as used in this chapter , means any building three stories or more in height, and whether heretofore constructed or hereafter to be constructed, including commercial buildings of all types, office buildings, apartment houses, hotels and buildings used for manufacturing purposes, but excluding dwelling houses occupied by not more than three families, and excluding all buildings constructed with windows that may be, and are, entirely washed and cleaned from inside the building or from a sitting position on the window sill in the manner provided by safety orders issued, or which may be issued from time to time, by the division. See California Labor Code 7325
  • building: includes onsite and offsite facilities, utilities, and improvements, including permanent improvement of the grounds of a building, which, as agreed upon by the parties, are appropriate for the proper operation or function of the building to be occupied jointly by the county or city and county and the private person, firm, or corporation. See California Government Code 25549.1
  • 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 Health and Safety Code 25919.2
  • 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
  • Bulk packaging: means the same as defined in Section 171. See California Vehicle Code 32101
  • Bulk sale: means either of the following:

    California Commercial Code 6102

  • Burden of producing evidence: means the obligation of a party to introduce evidence sufficient to avoid a ruling against him on the issue. See California Evidence Code 110
  • Burden of proof: means the obligation of a party to establish by evidence a requisite degree of belief concerning a fact in the mind of the trier of fact or the court. See California Evidence Code 115
  • bureau: means the Bureau of Security and Investigative Services. See California Business and Professions Code 7512.4
  • Bureau: means the Cemetery and Funeral Bureau. See California Business and Professions Code 7601
  • Bureau: means the Bureau of Household Goods and Services. See California Business and Professions Code 9801
  • Bureau: means the Bureau of Security and Investigative Services. See California Business and Professions Code 7500.1
  • Bureau: refers to the Bureau of Household Goods and Services, as established in Section 9810. See California Business and Professions Code 19225.5
  • bus: is a ny vehicle, including a trailer bus, designed, used, or maintained for carrying more than 15 persons including the driver. See California Vehicle Code 233
  • business: includes a proprietorship, partnership, corporation, and any other form of commercial enterprise. See California Vehicle Code 234
  • Business association: means any private corporation, joint stock company, business trust, partnership, or any association for business purposes of two or more individuals, whether or not for profit, including, but not by way of limitation, a banking organization, financial organization, life insurance corporation, and utility. See California Code of Civil Procedure 1501
  • business entity: means a sole proprietorship, partnership, corporation, association or other group, however organized and whether or not organized to operate at a profit, but does not mean a financial institution organized, chartered, or holding a license or authorization certificate under a law of this state or the United States to make loans or extend credit and subject to supervision by an official or agency of this state or the United States, nor the parent of any such financial institution, nor any subsidiary of any such financial institution or parent. See California Civil Code 1799
  • Business license tax receipt: means the receipt or certificate required to be posted or displayed as evidence of a business's payment of the tax. See California Business and Professions Code 16111
  • business opportunity: shall include the sale or lease of the business and goodwill of an existing business enterprise or opportunity. See California Business and Professions Code 10030
  • Buyer: means any natural person who is solicited to purchase or who purchases the services of a credit services organization. See California Civil Code 1789.12
  • Buyer: means the person who buys or hires a motor vehicle under a conditional sale contract. See California Civil Code 2981
  • Buyer: means a person who buys or contracts to buy goods. See California Commercial Code 2103
  • Buyer in ordinary course of business: means a person that buys goods in good faith, without knowledge that the sale violates the rights of another person in the goods, and in the ordinary course from a person, other than a pawnbroker, in the business of selling goods of that kind. See California Commercial Code 1201
  • By divisions: means the election of members of the board of directors who are residents of the division from which they are elected only by voters of the division. See California Government Code 61002
  • Bylaws: as used in this part means the code or codes of rules used, adopted, or recognized for the regulation or management of the affairs of the corporation irrespective of the name or names by which such rules are designated. See California Corporations Code 9150
  • California Capital Access Fund: means a fund created within the authority to be used for purposes of the program. See California Health and Safety Code 44559.1
  • California resident: means a person who would not be required to pay nonresident tuition under Chapter 1 (commencing with Section 68000) of Part 41. See California Education Code 70010.1
  • 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
  • camp trailer: is a vehicle designed to be used on a highway, capable of human habitation for camping or recreational purposes, that does not exceed 16 feet in overall length from the foremost point of the trailer hitch to the rear extremity of the trailer body and does not exceed 96 inches in width and includes any tent trailer. See California Vehicle Code 242
  • Campaign advertising or communication: means a communication authorized by a candidate or a candidate's controlled committee, as defined in Section 82016 of the Government Code, or by a committee making independent expenditures, as defined in Section 82031 of the Government Code, or by a committee formed primarily to support or oppose a ballot measure, as defined in Section 82047. See California Elections Code 304
  • camper: is a structure designed to be mounted upon a motor vehicle and to provide facilities for human habitation or camping purposes. See California Vehicle Code 243
  • Campground: means real property within this state owned or operated by a membership camping operator and designated in whole or in part by the membership camping operator as available for camping or outdoor recreation by purchasers of membership camping contracts. See California Civil Code 1812.300
  • Camping site: means a space designed and promoted for the purpose of locating a trailer, tent, tent trailer, pickup camper, or other similar device used for camping. See California Civil Code 1812.300
  • Campus: shall include any campus or other installation maintained under the jurisdiction of the Regents of the University of California. See California Labor Code 3213
  • Campus department: means all members of the University of California Police Department who are assigned and serve on a particular campus. See California Labor Code 3213
  • Cancellation: means termination of coverage by an insurer (other than termination at the request of the insured) during a policy period. See California Insurance Code 660
  • candidate: includes any officeholder who is subject to a recall election. See California Elections Code 305
  • cane sword: means a cane, swagger stick, stick, staff, rod, pole, umbrella, or similar device, having concealed within it a blade that may be used as a sword or stiletto. See California Penal Code 16340
  • Capacity to make medical decisions: means that, in the opinion of an individual's attending physician, consulting physician, psychiatrist, or psychologist, pursuant to Section 4609 of the Probate Code, the individual has the ability to understand the nature and consequences of a health care decision, the ability to understand its significant benefits, risks, and alternatives, and the ability to make and communicate an informed decision to health care providers. See California Health and Safety Code 443.1
  • 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 building annex project: means any work of construction of a state capitol building annex or restoration, rehabilitation, renovation, or reconstruction of the State Capitol Building Annex described in Section 9105 of the Government Code that is performed pursuant to Article 5. See California Public Resources Code 21189.50
  • capstone college course: means a community college course described in subparagraph (A) or (B) of paragraph (3) of subdivision (d) of Section 48800. See California Education Code 48810.5
  • Car washing and polishing: means washing, cleaning, drying, polishing, detailing, servicing, or otherwise providing cosmetic care to vehicles. See California Labor Code 2051
  • Card issuer: means any person who issues a credit card or the agent of that person for that purpose with respect to the credit card. See California Civil Code 1747.02
  • 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

  • Cardholder: means a natural person to whom a credit card is issued for consumer credit purposes, or a natural person who has agreed with the card issuer to pay consumer credit obligations arising from the issuance of a credit card to another natural person. See California Civil Code 1747.02
  • Care and supervision: means the facility assumes responsibility for, or provides or promises to provide in the future, ongoing assistance with activities of daily living without which the resident's physical health, mental health, safety, or welfare would be endangered. See California Health and Safety Code 1569.2
  • Caregiver: means a person who provides direct care, supervision, and guidance to children in a child care and development facility. See California Education Code 8208
  • Carquinez Bridge: means those certain bridge spans on Interstate Route 80 across the Carquinez Straits near Crockett, together with any existing or new and additional approaches thereto, necessary or desirable to connect with the present spans or any additional spans and the toll collection facilities to serve both the existing bridge span and any additional spans. See California Streets and Highways Code 30750
  • Carrier: means any disability insurance company or any other entity that writes, issues, or administers health benefit plans, as defined in subdivision (a) of Section 10198. See California Insurance Code 10900
  • Carrier: means a person that issues a bill of lading. See California Commercial Code 7102
  • Case: means a single legal proceeding from its inception, through all levels of hearing, trial, and appeal, until its ultimate conclusion and disposition. See California Business and Professions Code 8030.4
  • Case law: The law as laid down in cases that have been decided in the decisions of the courts.
  • Cash price: means the price of the personal property described in the rental-purchase agreement that the consumer may pay in cash to the lessor at the inception of the rental-purchase agreement to acquire ownership of that personal property. See California Civil Code 1812.622
  • Cash price: means the amount for which the seller would sell and transfer to the buyer unqualified title to the motor vehicle described in the conditional sale contract, if the property were sold for cash at the seller's place of business on the date the contract is executed, and shall include taxes to the extent imposed on the cash sale and the cash price of accessories or services related to the sale, including, but not limited to, delivery, installation, alterations, modifications, improvements, document preparation fees, a service contract, a vehicle contract cancellation option agreement, and payment of a prior credit or lease balance remaining on property being traded in. See California Civil Code 2981
  • CASp: means any person who has been certified pursuant to Section 4459. See California Civil Code 55.52
  • Casualty broker-agent: means a person licensed pursuant to Section 1625. See California Insurance Code 33.5
  • Catalog or similar sale: means a sale in which neither the seller nor any employee or agent of the seller nor any person related to the seller nor any person with a financial interest in the sale participates in the diagnosis of the buyer's condition or in the selection or fitting of the device. See California Civil Code 1791
  • Catastrophic disaster: means an event that results in large numbers of deaths and injuries. See California Insurance Code 15001
  • 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.
  • CCW: means "carry concealed weapons. See California Penal Code 16360
  • Census administration: means a test administration in which all pupils take comparable assessments of the same content and where results of individual performance are appropriate and meaningful to parents, pupils, and teachers. See California Education Code 60603
  • certificate: as used in this chapter are deemed to be synonomous. See California Business and Professions Code 2040
  • Certificate: means a valid certificate issued by the council pursuant to this chapter. See California Business and Professions Code 4601
  • 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 Civil Code 1740
  • Certificated employee: means a member, as defined by Section 22146, of the State Teachers' Retirement System. See California Education Code 7004
  • Certificated mechanic: means an individual person who is the duly authorized holder of a Federal Aviation Administration Mechanic Certificate, with either an "Airframe" a "Powerplant" or an "Inspection Authorization" rating, which has been issued to that person pursuant to the provisions of Part 65 of Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations. See California Business and Professions Code 9790
  • Certificated repair station: means a person or business entity which is the duly authorized holder of a Federal Aviation Administration certificated repair station designation pursuant to the provisions of Part 145 of Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations. See California Business and Professions Code 9790
  • Certification: means the issuance of a certificate to a dentist licensed by the board who provides the board with his or her name, and the location where the administration of oral conscious sedation will occur, and fulfills the requirements specified in Sections 1647. See California Business and Professions Code 1647.10
  • Certification: means the issuance of a certificate to a dentist licensed by the board who provides the board with his or her name and the location at which the administration of oral conscious sedation will occur, and fulfills the requirements specified in Sections 1647. See California Business and Professions Code 1647.18
  • Certified competent conveyance mechanic: means any person who has been determined by the division to have the qualifications and ability of a competent journey-level conveyance mechanic and is so certified by the division in accordance with this chapter. See California Labor Code 7300.1
  • certified employee organization: means an organization that has been certified by the board as the exclusive representative of the public school employees in an appropriate unit after a proceeding under Article 5 (commencing with Section 3544). See California Government Code 3540.1
  • Certified interior designer: means a person who prepares and submits nonstructural or nonseismic plans consistent with Sections 5805 and 5538 to local building departments that are of sufficient complexity so as to require the skills of a licensed contractor to implement them, and who engages in programming, planning, designing, and documenting the construction and installation of nonstructural or nonseismic elements, finishes and furnishings within the interior spaces of a building, and has demonstrated by means of education, experience and examination, the competency to protect and enhance the health, safety, and welfare of the public. See California Business and Professions Code 5800
  • Certified nurse-midwife: means a person to whom a certificate has been issued pursuant to Article 2. See California Business and Professions Code 2506
  • Certified provider organization: means a provider organization that is certified by the Public Employment Relations Board as the representative of family childcare providers in an appropriate unit after a proceeding under Section 8434. See California Education Code 8431
  • Certified qualified conveyance company: means any person, firm, or corporation that (1) possesses a valid contractor's license if required by Chapter 9 (commencing with Section 7000) of Division 3 of the Business and Professions Code and (2) is certified as a qualified conveyance company by the division in accordance with this chapter. See California Labor Code 7300.1
  • Certified shorthand reporter: means a shorthand reporter certified pursuant to Article 3 (commencing with Section 8020) performing shorthand reporting services pursuant to Section 8017. See California Business and Professions Code 8030.4
  • Cerumen removal: means the nonroutine removal of cerumen within the cartilaginous ear canal necessary for access in performance of audiological procedures that shall occur under physician and surgeon supervision. See California Business and Professions Code 2530.2
  • Chain: means a group of two or more licensees that are controlled, as defined in this section, by the same persons or entities. See California Health and Safety Code 1569.2
  • chamber load indicator: means a device that plainly indicates that a cartridge is in the firing chamber. See California Penal Code 16380
  • Chancellor: means the Chancellor of the California Community Colleges. See California Education Code 52651
  • Change in laboratory director: means any change in the laboratory director or directors to whom the current license or registration is issued. See California Business and Professions Code 1211
  • Change in ownership: means any change in the persons who are owners. See California Business and Professions Code 1211
  • Changes: as used in this chapter shall include corrections, alterations, modifications, additions, omissions, increases or decreases. See California Streets and Highways Code 10350
  • Charged-off consumer debt: means a consumer debt that has been removed from a creditor's books as an asset and treated as a loss or expense. See California Civil Code 1788.50
  • 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.
  • charity: shall include any person who, or any nonprofit community organization, fraternal, benevolent, educational, philanthropic, or service organization, or governmental employee organization which, solicits or obtains contributions solicited from the public for charitable purposes or holds any assets for charitable purposes. See California Business and Professions Code 17510.2
  • Charter school: means a school established pursuant to Part 26. See California Education Code 17173
  • check casher: means a person or entity that for compensation engages, in whole or in part, in the business of cashing checks, warrants, drafts, money orders, or other commercial paper serving the same purpose. See California Civil Code 1789.31
  • chief: means the Chief of the Bureau of Security and Investigative Services. See California Business and Professions Code 7512.5
  • Chief: means the Chief of the Bureau of Household Goods and Services. See California Business and Professions Code 9801
  • Chief: means the Chief of the Bureau of Security and Investigative Services. See California Business and Professions Code 7500.1
  • Chief: refers to the chief of the bureau. See California Business and Professions Code 19225.5
  • 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 Business and Professions Code 19805
  • Child: means an individual under 18 years of age. See California Welfare and Institutions Code 18951
  • Child: means any individual under 19 years of age. See California Insurance Code 10950
  • Child abuse: as used in this chapter means a situation in which a child suffers from any one or more of the following:

    California Welfare and Institutions Code 18951

  • 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
  • Child development program: means a full-day or part-day comprehensive developmental program for children ages 0 to 14 years that is administered by the State Department of Education. See California Education Code 8971
  • child nutrition entity: means any school district, county superintendent of schools, child development program operated pursuant to Chapter 2 (commencing with Section 8200) or Chapter 2. See California Education Code 49530.5
  • Child support obligee: as used in this chapter means either the parent, guardian, or other person to whom child support has been ordered to be paid or the local child support agency designated by the court to receive the payment. See California Family Code 4550
  • Children with exceptional needs: means either of the following:

    California Education Code 8208

  • Cigarette: means a cigarette as defined in Section 30003 of the Revenue and Taxation Code, but does not include a little cigar. See California Health and Safety Code 14950
  • Cigarette lighter: includes a device, such as a watch, that may be used to light cigarettes, cigars, and pipes even though it is primarily used for other purposes. See California Health and Safety Code 14941
  • Circulating title and summary: means the text that is required to be placed on a petition for signatures that is either one of the following:

    California Elections Code 303.5

  • Circumstantial evidence: All evidence except eyewitness testimony.
  • City: includes "city and county" and "incorporated town. See California Streets and Highways Code 15
  • City: includes incorporated city, city and county, municipal corporation, municipality, town and incorporated town. See California Financial Code 13
  • city: means a city governed under a freeholders' charter. See California Government Code 51540
  • City: includes incorporated city, city and county, municipal corporation, municipality, town and incorporated town. See California Unemployment Insurance Code 13
  • City: means any city, whether general law or chartered, including a city and county, and including any city the name of which includes the word "town. See California Health and Safety Code 2002
  • city: includes city, county, and city and county. See California Streets and Highways Code 31504
  • City: includes city and county. See California Harbors and Navigation Code 15
  • City: includes every city and city and county within this State. See California Vehicle Code 255
  • City: includes "city and county. See California Insurance Code 15
  • City: includes a charter city. See California Business and Professions Code 16111
  • City: includes city and county and "incorporated town" but does not include "unincorporated town" or "village. See California Public Utilities Code 19
  • City: includes incorporated city, city and county, municipal corporation, municipality, town, and incorporated town. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 14
  • City council or board of supervisors: includes the proper corresponding governing board and authority in each place where the division applies. See California Government Code 66499.51
  • City funds: means any city funds, other than district funds, which are unencumbered and are available for use pursuant to this chapter. See California Streets and Highways Code 31900
  • city lands: means lands owned by the city and which are either being used for the purpose of public offstreet parking or are not needed by the city for any other purpose and are available for such use. See California Streets and Highways Code 31580
  • City measure: includes any proposed city charter, any proposed amendment to a city charter, any proposition for the issuance of bonds by the city, any advisory question, or any other question or proposition submitted to the voters of a city. See California Elections Code 306
  • Civil action: includes civil proceedings. See California Evidence Code 120
  • Civil forfeiture: The loss of ownership of property used to conduct illegal activity.
  • Claim: means a right to payment from the seller, whether or not the right is reduced to judgment, liquidated, fixed, matured, disputed, secured, legal, or equitable. See California Commercial Code 6102
  • Claim: includes a legal or equitable right, title, estate, lien, or interest in property or cloud upon title. See California Code of Civil Procedure 760.010
  • claim for relief: means a right to payment, whether or not the right is reduced to judgment, liquidated, unliquidated, fixed, contingent, matured, unmatured, disputed, undisputed, legal, equitable, secured, or unsecured. See California Civil Code 3439.01
  • Claimant: means a person holding a claim incurred in the seller's business other than any of the following:

    California Commercial Code 6102

  • Class: means a group of carriers or related businesses as specified by the commission for purposes of establishing the fees pursuant to this article. See California Public Utilities Code 424
  • Class: means a group of public utilities as specified by the commission for purposes of establishing fees pursuant to this article. See California Public Utilities Code 435
  • 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
  • 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 45101
  • clear legible type: means type which meets all the following qualifications:

    California Business and Professions Code 22202

  • Clearinghouse: means an association of banks or other payors regularly clearing items. See California Commercial Code 4104
  • Clerk: means the clerk of a county board of supervisors. See California Government Code 23301
  • Clerk: means the clerk of the county board of supervisors. See California Government Code 23501
  • Clerk: means the county elections official, registrar of voters, city clerk, or other officer or board charged with the duty of conducting any election. See California Elections Code 307
  • Clerk: means the clerk of a county board of supervisors. See California Government Code 23231
  • 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.
  • Clerk of the Board of Supervisors: means the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors of the County of San Diego. See California Elections Code 21550
  • CLIA laboratory director: means the person identified as the laboratory director on the CLIA certificate issued to the laboratory by the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). See California Business and Professions Code 1209
  • Client: means the taxpayer with whom the exchange facilitator enters into an agreement described in subparagraph (A) of paragraph (1) of subdivision (b). See California Financial Code 51000
  • 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 Business and Professions Code 4980.03
  • clinical histocompatibility scientist: means any person, other than a person licensed to direct a clinical laboratory, or licensed as a clinical laboratory scientist or trainee, who is licensed under Sections 1261, 1261. See California Business and Professions Code 1210
  • clinical laboratory scientist: means any person, other than a licensed clinical laboratory bioanalyst or trainee, who is licensed under Sections 1261 and 1262 to engage in clinical laboratory practice under the overall operation and administration of a laboratory director, unless serving as a director of a waived laboratory as provided in Section 1209. See California Business and Professions Code 1204
  • Close relative: means ancestor, lineal descendant, brother or sister and lineal descendants of either, spouse, father-in-law, mother-in-law, son-in-law, brother-in-law, daughter-in-law, or sister-in-law. See California Corporations Code 28820
  • Closed: means not open or available to receive equipment. See California Business and Professions Code 22928
  • Closedown costs: means reimbursements for all approved activities associated with the closing of operations at the end of each growing season for migrant child development programs only. See California Education Code 8208
  • Clothing: means any wearing apparel, worn for any purpose, including under and outer garments, shoes, and accessories composed primarily of woven material, natural or synthetic yarn, fiber, or leather or similar fabric. See California Civil Code 1791
  • Codicil: An addition, change, or supplement to a will executed with the same formalities required for the will itself.
  • Cohort population: means the number of students that began a program on a cohort start date. See California Education Code 94928
  • Cohort start date: means the first class day after the cancellation period during which a cohort of students attends class for a specific program. See California Education Code 94928
  • 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 Business and Professions Code 21626
  • Collateral: means any specific vehicle, trailer, boat, recreational vehicle, motor home, appliance, or other property that is subject to a security agreement. See California Business and Professions Code 7500.1
  • 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
  • Combination foods: means products that contain two or more components representing two or more of the recommended food groups: fruit, vegetable, dairy, protein, or grains. See California Education Code 49430
  • Commercial blockade: means acts constituting the tort of commercial blockade, as defined in Section 3427. See California Civil Code 3427
  • Commercial grade ingots: means 0. See California Business and Professions Code 21627
  • Commercial purposes: include the determination of the weight, measure, or count of any commodity or thing that is sold on the basis of weight, measure, or count. See California Business and Professions Code 12500
  • Commercial real property: includes any part, portion, or unit thereof, and any related facilities, space, or services, except the following:

    California Civil Code 1954.26

  • Commercial real property: has the meaning specified in subdivision (d) of Section 1954. See California Civil Code 1993
  • 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 Civil Code 1954.26
  • Commercial unit: means such a unit of goods as by commercial usage is a single whole for purposes of lease and division of which materially impairs its character or value on the market or in use. See California Commercial Code 10103
  • Commercial user: means any person who deals in full-size or non-full-size cribs of the kind governed by this chapter who otherwise by one's occupation holds oneself out as having knowledge or skill peculiar to the full-size or non-full-size cribs governed by this chapter, or any person who is in the business of remanufacturing, retrofitting, selling, leasing, subletting, or otherwise placing in the stream of commerce full-size or non-full-size cribs. See California Health and Safety Code 24501
  • commercial vehicle: is a motor vehicle of a type required to be registered under this code used or maintained for the transportation of persons for hire, compensation, or profit or designed, used, or maintained primarily for the transportation of property. See California Vehicle Code 260
  • Commingled plume: means the condition that exists when groundwater contaminated with petroleum from two or more discrete unauthorized releases have mixed or encroached upon one another to the extent that the corrective action performed on one plume will necessarily affect the other. See California Health and Safety Code 25299.91
  • Commission: shall mean the California Transportation Commission. See California Government Code 64102
  • Commission: means the Student Aid Commission. See California Education Code 69432.7
  • commission: means the California Transportation Commission. See California Streets and Highways Code 22
  • Commission: means the Citizens Redistricting Commission in the County of Los Angeles established pursuant to Section 21532. See California Elections Code 21530
  • Commission: means the Independent Redistricting Commission established by subdivision (b). See California Elections Code 21550
  • Commission: means the Historic State Capitol Commission created by Section 9149. See California Government Code 9149.1
  • Commission: means the Educational Innovation and Planning Commission. See California Education Code 33509
  • commission: means the Instructional Quality Commission. See California Education Code 33539
  • commission: means the Educational Management and Evaluation Commission. See California Education Code 33556
  • commission: means the Advisory Commission on Special Education. See California Education Code 33596
  • Commission: means the County Formation Review Commission. See California Government Code 23301
  • commission: means the Student Aid Commission created by this article. See California Education Code 69515
  • commission: means the Student Aid Commission. See California Education Code 70027
  • Commission: means the Student Aid Commission. See California Education Code 70032
  • commission: means the Student Aid Commission. See California Education Code 69618
  • commission: means the Student Aid Commission. See California Education Code 70100
  • Commission: means the County Boundary Review Commission. See California Government Code 23231
  • Commission: means the Public Utilities Commission. See California Government Code 54250
  • Commission: means the Public Utilities Commission created by Section 1 of Article XII of the California Constitution, and "commissioner" means a member of the commission. See California Public Utilities Code 20
  • Commission: means the California Gambling Control Commission. See California Business and Professions Code 19805
  • Commissioner: means the Insurance Commissioner. See California Insurance Code 14001
  • Commissioner: means the Insurance Commissioner. See California Insurance Code 15001
  • Commissioner: means any county agricultural commissioner. See California Food and Agricultural Code 26
  • Commissioner: means the Real Estate Commissioner. See California Business and Professions Code 11212
  • commissioner: includes a commissioner who is employed pursuant to Section 2124. See California Food and Agricultural Code 2241
  • Commissioner: means the Insurance Commissioner of this State. See California Insurance Code 20
  • Commissioner: means the Labor Commissioner. See California Labor Code 2051
  • commissioner: shall mean the Insurance Commissioner of the State of California. See California Insurance Code 1780.51
  • Committee: means the Higher Education Facilities Finance Committee created pursuant to Section 67353. See California Education Code 67332
  • Committee: means the Higher Education Facilities Finance Committee created pursuant to Section 67353. See California Education Code 67345.2
  • Committee: means the Higher Education Facilities Finance Committee created pursuant to Section 67353. See California Education Code 67358.2
  • committee: includes a standing committee, joint committee, conference committee, subcommittee, select committee, special committee, research committee, or any similar body. See California Government Code 9027
  • Committee: means the Higher Education Facilities Finance Committee, created pursuant to Section 67353. See California Education Code 67352
  • Committee: means the Housing Committee created pursuant to Section 53202. See California Health and Safety Code 53181
  • Committee: means the Housing Finance Committee created pursuant to Section 53524. See California Health and Safety Code 53501
  • Committee: means the Mortgage Bond and Tax Credit Allocation Committee, which is renamed the California Tax Credit Allocation Committee. See California Health and Safety Code 50199.7
  • Committee: means the Housing Finance Committee created pursuant to Section 53524 and continued in existence pursuant to Section 53548. See California Health and Safety Code 53541
  • Committee: means the Housing Finance Committee created pursuant to Section 53524 and continued in existence pursuant to Sections 53548 and 54014. See California Health and Safety Code 54002
  • committee: means the Garlic and Onion Dehydrator Advisory Committee. See California Food and Agricultural Code 41861
  • Committee: means the Site Designation Committee created by Section 25261. See California Health and Safety Code 25260
  • Committee: means the California Library Construction and Renovation Finance Committee created pursuant to Section 19972. See California Education Code 19952
  • Committee: means the California Library Construction and Renovation Finance Committee established pursuant to Section 19972. See California Education Code 19986
  • Committee: means a diversion evaluation committee created by this article. See California Business and Professions Code 1695.1
  • Committee: means a diversion evaluation committee created by this article. See California Business and Professions Code 2361
  • Committee: means an intervention evaluation committee created by this article. See California Business and Professions Code 2770.1
  • committee: means a diversion evaluation committee. See California Business and Professions Code 3534.1
  • 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 board: as used in this article means a board with identical members that governs more than one school district. See California Education Code 45220
  • 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.
  • Community care facility: means any facility, place, or building that is maintained and operated to provide nonmedical residential care, day treatment, adult daycare, or foster family agency services for children, adults, or children and adults, including, but not limited to, the physically handicapped, mentally impaired, incompetent persons, and abused or neglected children, and includes the following:

    California Health and Safety Code 1502

  • Community college: means a community college maintained by the district issuing bonds under this chapter. See California Education Code 81902
  • Community crisis home: means a facility certified by the State Department of Developmental Services pursuant to Article 8 (commencing with Section 4698) of Chapter 6 of Division 4. See California Health and Safety Code 1502
  • Community housing development organizations: means the nonprofit organizations described in Section 92. See California Health and Safety Code 50896.2
  • Community of interest: means a continuing financial interest between the grantor and grantee in either the operation of the dealership or the marketing of goods or services. See California Civil Code 81
  • Community-based organizations: means public nonprofit benefit corporations of demonstrated effectiveness approved by the superintendent to provide educational services to eligible legalized persons. See California Education Code 52651
  • Community-based punishment: means correctional sanctions and programming encompassing a range of custodial and noncustodial responses to criminal or noncompliant offender activity. See California Penal Code 17.5
  • company: when used in connection with the infantry of the National Guard. See California Military and Veterans Code 281
  • 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 Civil Code 1954.51
  • Compensation: means payment for all or part, as determined by the commission, of reasonable advocate's fees, reasonable expert witness fees, and other reasonable costs of preparation for and participation in a proceeding, and includes the fees and costs of obtaining an award under this article and of obtaining judicial review, if any. See California Public Utilities Code 1802
  • Compensation: means a payment, loan, advance, donation, contribution, deposit, or gift of money, or anything of value. See California Business and Professions Code 4601
  • Competitive foods: means all food and beverages other than meals reimbursed under programs authorized by the federal Richard B. See California Education Code 49430
  • complaint: means a valid complaint as specified in subdivision (b). See California Government Code 8944
  • Complaint: includes a cross-complaint or other initial pleading. See California Code of Civil Procedure 583.110
  • Complaint: means a complaint or cross-complaint. See California Code of Civil Procedure 426.10
  • Complaint: means any written document containing a disclosure of information as specified in subdivision (c). See California Government Code 53296
  • compliance audit: means an audit that ascertains and verifies whether or not funds provided through apportionment, contract, or grant, either federal or state, have been properly disbursed and expended as required by law or regulation or both and includes the verification of each of the following:

    California Education Code 14501

  • Compliance with a judgment or order for support: has the meaning given in paragraph (4) of subdivision (a) of Section 17520 of the Family Code. See California Business and Professions Code 31
  • Component site: means a specific geographic location where accommodations that are part of a multisite time-share plan are located. See California Business and Professions Code 11212
  • Computer model: means a computer program. See California Public Utilities Code 1821
  • Computer system: means a computer processor and a video monitor, printer, and peripheral items primarily designed for use with a computer. See California Civil Code 1812.622
  • Computer system: includes , but is not limited to, a central processing unit that performs data manipulation functions, and any associated peripheral devices, including, but not limited to, keyboards, display terminals, printers, or disk drives. See California Business and Professions Code 9801
  • 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.
  • Conditional sale contract: means :

    California Civil Code 2981

  • Conduct: includes all active and passive behavior, both verbal and nonverbal. See California Evidence Code 125
  • Conducting county: means any county whose board of supervisors adopts a resolution pursuant to Section 23206. See California Government Code 23201
  • Conduit: includes pipe, millrace, ditch, flume, siphon, tunnel, canal, and any other conduit or diversion used for the purpose of taking or receiving water from any river, creek, stream, or lake. See California Fish and Game Code 5900
  • Conferees: Legislators appointed to serve on conference committees. They are also called "managers." Conferees are usually appointed from the committee or committees that reported the legislation; they are expected to try and uphold their chamber's position on measures when they negotiate with conferees from the other chamber.
  • Conference committee: A temporary, ad hoc panel composed of conferees from both chamber of a legislature which is formed for the purpose of reconciling differences in legislation that has passed both chambers. Conference committees are usually convened to resolve bicameral differences on major and controversial legislation.
  • confine: includes admit, commit, place, detain, or hold in custody. See California Government Code 854.5
  • conscious sedation: means a minimally depressed level of consciousness produced by a pharmacologic or nonpharmacologic method, or a combination thereof, that retains the patient's ability to maintain independently and continuously an airway, and respond appropriately to physical stimulation or verbal command. See California Business and Professions Code 1647.1
  • Conservation easement: means a conservation easement, as defined by Section 815. See California Public Resources Code 10332
  • Consignee: means a person named in a bill of lading to which or to whose order the bill promises delivery. See California Commercial Code 7102
  • 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 Civil Code 1738
  • Consignor: means a person named in a bill of lading as the person from which the goods have been received for shipment. See California Commercial Code 7102
  • Consolidated plan: means the five-year action plan that results from the process set by the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) that assesses affordable housing and community development needs and market conditions, allows the prioritization of development needs, and makes data-driven, place-based investment decisions for federal funding provided by HUD. See California Health and Safety Code 50826
  • Consortium: means a multistate collaborative organized to develop a comprehensive system of assessments or formative tools such as described in Section 60605. See California Education Code 60603
  • Conspicuous type: means either of the following:

    California Business and Professions Code 11212

  • Construction: includes :

    California Streets and Highways Code 29

  • Construction: includes acquisition by purchase. See California Education Code 17110
  • Construction: includes the extension, enlargement, repair, renovation, restoration, improvement, and equipping of any public building. See California Government Code 53800
  • 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 17294
  • 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
  • Construction project: means the purposes for which a school district has applied for an apportionment at a given location. See California Education Code 16502
  • Construction-related accessibility claim: means any civil claim in a civil action with respect to a place of public accommodation, including, but not limited to, a claim brought under Section 51, 54, 54. See California Civil Code 55.52
  • Construction-related accessibility standard: means a provision, standard, or regulation under state or federal law requiring compliance with standards for making new construction and existing facilities accessible to persons with disabilities, including, but not limited to, any provision, standard, or regulation set forth in Section 51, 54, 54. See California Civil Code 55.52
  • consultant-evaluator: means a consultant or evaluator who, in the course of that person's profession is loaned firearms from a person licensed pursuant to Chapter 44 (commencing with Section 921) of Title 18 of the United States Code and the regulations issued pursuant thereto, for research or evaluation, and has a current certificate of eligibility issued pursuant to Section 26710. See California Penal Code 16410
  • Consulting physician: means a physician who is independent from the attending physician and who is qualified by specialty or experience to make a professional diagnosis and prognosis regarding an individual's terminal disease. See California Health and Safety Code 443.1
  • Consumables: means any product that is intended for consumption by individuals, or use by individuals for purposes of personal care or in the performance of services ordinarily rendered within the household, and that usually is consumed or expended in the course of consumption or use. See California Civil Code 1791
  • Consumer: means a natural person who has entered into a consumer contract with a seller. See California Civil Code 1799.201
  • Consumer: means an individual who seeks or acquires, by purchase or lease, any goods or services for personal, family, or household purposes. See California Civil Code 1761
  • Consumer: means a natural individual. See California Civil Code 1785.3
  • Consumer: means a natural person or persons who rent or lease personal property from a lessor pursuant to a rental-purchase agreement or to whom a lessor offers personal property for use pursuant to a rental-purchase agreement. See California Civil Code 1812.622
  • 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 Civil Code 1786.2
  • Consumer: means any individual who seeks or acquires, by purchase or lease, any goods, services, money, or credit for personal, family, or household purposes. See California Business and Professions Code 302
  • 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 Business and Professions Code 21500
  • Consumer contract: means a writing prepared by a seller and, except as provided in subdivision (c) of Section 1799. See California Civil Code 1799.201
  • Consumer contract guaranty: means a writing prepared by a seller and signed, or to be signed, by a guarantor which guarantees the obligation of a consumer under a consumer contract. See California Civil Code 1799.201
  • Consumer credit contract: means any of the following obligations to pay money on a deferred payment basis, where the money, property, services or other consideration which is the subject matter of the contract is primarily for personal, family or household purposes:

    California Civil Code 1799.90

  • 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 Civil Code 1785.3
  • Consumer credit reporting agency: means a consumer credit reporting agency subject to the Consumer Credit Reporting Agencies Act, Title 1. See California Civil Code 1789.12
  • 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 Civil Code 1785.3
  • Consumer goods: means any new product or part thereof that is used, bought, or leased for use primarily for personal, family, or household purposes, except for clothing and consumables. See California Civil Code 1791
  • Consumer lease: means a lease that a lessor regularly engaged in the business of leasing or selling makes to a lessee who is an individual and who takes under the lease primarily for a personal, family, or household purpose. See California Commercial Code 10103
  • Container: as used in this chapter , includes a "milk case. See California Food and Agricultural Code 34504
  • Content standards: means the specific academic knowledge, skills, and abilities that all public schools in this state are expected to teach, and all pupils are expected to learn, in reading, writing, mathematics, history-social science, world languages, visual and performing arts, and science, at each grade level tested. See California Education Code 60603
  • contestant: means any person initiating an election contest. See California Elections Code 16002
  • Contiguous: means territory which adjoins the boundary line of the proposed county. See California Government Code 23301
  • Continuing competence: means a dynamic and multidimensional process in which the occupational therapist or occupational therapy assistant develops and maintains the knowledge, performance skills, interpersonal abilities, critical reasoning, and ethical reasoning skills necessary to perform current and future roles and responsibilities within the profession. See California Business and Professions Code 2570.2
  • contract: means the bargain of the parties in fact, as found in their language or inferred from other circumstances, including course of performance, course of dealing, or usage of trade as provided in Section 1303. See California Commercial Code 1201
  • contract for dance studio lessons and other services: means a contract for instruction in ballroom or other types of dancing, and includes lessons and other services, whether given to students individually or in groups. See California Civil Code 1812.51
  • contract for health studio services: means a contract for instruction, training or assistance in physical culture, body building, exercising, reducing, figure development, or any other such physical skill, or for the use by an individual patron of the facilities of a health studio, gymnasium or other facility used for any of the above purposes, or for membership in any group, club, association or organization formed for any of the above purposes. See California Civil Code 1812.81
  • Contract for invention development services: shall include a contract by which an invention developer undertakes to develop or promote an invention for a customer. See California Business and Professions Code 22371
  • Contract for sale: includes both a present sale of goods and a contract to sell goods at a future time. See California Commercial Code 2106
  • Contract for sale of real property: means an agreement wherein one party agrees to convey title to real property to another party upon the satisfaction of specified conditions set forth in the contract and which requires conveyance of title within one year from the date of formation of the contract, whether designated in the agreement a "contract for sale of real property" "land sale contract" "deposit receipt" "agreement for sale" "agreement to convey" or otherwise. See California Civil Code 886.010
  • Contract of admission: includes all documents which a resident or his or her representative must sign at the time of, or as a condition of, admission to a long-term health care facility, as defined in Section 1326. See California Health and Safety Code 1599.60
  • Contract premium: means the gross premium that is required to be paid under a fixed premium policy, including the premium for a rider for which benefits are shown in the illustration. See California Insurance Code 10509.953
  • Contractor: means any person who is a general building contractor within the meaning of Section 7057 of the Business and Professions Code. See California Civil Code 1797.1
  • Contributing site: means a site on which an unauthorized release or discharge of waste has occurred or is occurring and has impacted or threatens to impact groundwater. See California Health and Safety Code 25299.91
  • Control: means to prevent or reduce vectors. See California Health and Safety Code 2002
  • Control: means the ability to direct the operation or management of the applicant or licensee and includes the ability to exercise control through intermediary or subsidiary entities. See California Health and Safety Code 1569.2
  • Controlled gambling: means to deal, operate, carry on, conduct, maintain, or expose for play any controlled game. See California Business and Professions Code 19805
  • Controlled game: means any controlled game, as defined by subdivision (e) of Section 337j of the Penal Code. See California Business and Professions Code 19805
  • Controller: means the State Controller. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 21
  • Controlling person: means any person, firm, association, or corporation who directly or indirectly has the power to direct or cause to be directed, the management, control, or activities of a reinsurance intermediary. See California Insurance Code 1781.2
  • Controversy: means any question arising between parties to an agreement whether the question is one of law or of fact or both. See California Code of Civil Procedure 1280
  • Conversion: means any of the following:

    California Health and Safety Code 50852

  • 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 Insurance Code 12671
  • Conversion date: means the banking day next preceding the date on which money, in accordance with this title, is (i) paid to a claimant in an action or distribution proceeding, (ii) paid to the official designated by law to enforce a judgment or award on behalf of a claimant, or (iii) used to recoup, setoff, or counterclaim in different moneys in an action or distribution proceeding. See California Code of Civil Procedure 676.1
  • 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 Insurance Code 12671
  • Conveyance: means any elevator, dumbwaiter, escalator, moving platform lift, stairway chairlift, material lift or dumbwaiter with automatic transfer device, automated people mover, or other equipment subject to this chapter. See California Labor Code 7300.1
  • Conveyance inspector: means any conveyance safety inspector of the division or other conveyance inspector determined by the division to be qualified pursuant to this chapter. See California Labor Code 7300.1
  • cooperative bargaining association: means a farmer association which is organized and functioning pursuant to Chapter 1 (commencing with Section 54001) of this division, for the purpose of group bargaining between its producer members and the first handler or processor, with respect to the sale of any agricultural commodity except milk, cotton, or cottonseed. See California Food and Agricultural Code 54401
  • Cooperative library system: means a public library system that consists of two or more jurisdictions entering into a written agreement to implement a regional program in accordance with this chapter, and that, as of the effective date of this chapter, was designated a library system under the Public Library Services Act of 1963 or was a successor to that library system. See California Education Code 18710
  • Copy: means a reproduction, facsimile, or duplicate. See California Civil Code 1799.201
  • corporation: includes a limited liability company. See California Government Code 53601.2
  • Corporation: as used in this part means a corporation which is organized under, or subject to this part, including a central organization. See California Corporations Code 12232
  • Corporation: includes a limited liability company. See California Government Code 53630
  • Corporation: includes a corporation, a company, an association, and a joint stock association. See California Business and Professions Code 19225.5
  • Correct: means a device that meets all of the tolerance and specification requirements of Section 12107. See California Business and Professions Code 12531
  • Correct: means any weight or measure or weighing, measuring, or counting instrument that meet all of the tolerance and specification requirements established by the secretary pursuant to Section 12107. See California Business and Professions Code 12500
  • 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
  • Cost of rental: means the difference between the total of all periodic payments necessary to acquire ownership under the rental-purchase agreement and the cash price of the rental property that is subject to the rental-purchase agreement. See California Civil Code 1812.622
  • Costs: as used in this article , means direct costs only in the administration and enforcement of this division at places other than places operated by retail merchants, as that term is described in Section 56161. See California Food and Agricultural Code 43063
  • costs: includes only the following:

    California Code of Civil Procedure 1297.411

  • cotton: includes raw cotton, cotton linters, and cotton batting. See California Business and Professions Code 12930
  • Council: means the California Massage Therapy Council created pursuant to this chapter, which shall be a nonprofit organization exempt from taxation under Section 501(c)(3) of Title 26 of the United States Code. See California Business and Professions Code 4601
  • Countable tree: means a tree that can be used in calculating the degree of stocking under the following criteria:

    California Public Resources Code 4528

  • Counterclaim: A claim that a defendant makes against a plaintiff.
  • county: means a county in which a county firewarden has been appointed. See California Government Code 55601
  • County: includes city and county. See California Financial Code 14
  • County: includes city and county. See California Food and Agricultural Code 29
  • County: includes city and county. See California Unemployment Insurance Code 14
  • County: means the county, or city and county, in which all or a majority of the assessed valuation of the community college district lies at the time bonds are issued under this chapter. See California Education Code 81902
  • County: includes city and county. See California Water Code 14
  • County: includes "city and county. See California Welfare and Institutions Code 14
  • County: includes every county and city and county within this State. See California Vehicle Code 270
  • County: includes "city and county. See California Insurance Code 14
  • county: includes "city and county". See California Penal Code 7
  • County: includes a charter county. See California Business and Professions Code 16111
  • County: includes "city and county. See California Public Resources Code 14
  • County: includes city and county. See California Public Utilities Code 18
  • County: includes city and county. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 15
  • county highway: means any highway which is:

    California Streets and Highways Code 25

  • County office: means the office filled by any county officer. See California Elections Code 313
  • County officer: means any elected officer enumerated in Division 2 (commencing with Section 24000) of Title 3 of the Government Code. See California Elections Code 314
  • County placing agency: means the county social service department or county probation department. See California Education Code 49061
  • county psychiatric hospital: means the hospital, ward, or facility provided by the county pursuant to the provisions of Section 7100 of the Welfare and Institutions Code. See California Government Code 854.3
  • County service area: means a county service area formed pursuant to this chapter or any of its statutory predecessors. See California Government Code 25210.2
  • county surveyor: includes the like or corresponding officer, subject to the direction of the corresponding governing board and authority in each place where the division applies. See California Government Code 66499.51
  • County treasurer: means the treasurer of the county in which all or a majority of the assessed valuation of the district lies at the time bonds are issued under this chapter. See California Education Code 81902
  • Coupon: includes certificates, cards, package labels, wrappers, can covers, bottle caps or other and similar devices, which entitle the person holding or delivering or surrendering them to have them exchanged for or redeemed in goods, wares, merchandise, or services of any kind free of charge or for less than the retail price of such goods, wares, merchandise, or services. See California Business and Professions Code 17700
  • Court: means the court in which the action is pending. See California Code of Civil Procedure 583.110
  • Court: means the trial court in which the action is pending, unless otherwise specified. See California Code of Civil Procedure 2016.020
  • 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 card: means any card, plate, coupon book, or other single credit device existing for the purpose of being used from time to time upon presentation to obtain money, property, labor, or services on credit. See California Civil Code 1747.02
  • 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
  • Credit services organization: means a person who, with respect to the extension of credit by others, sells, provides, or performs, or represents that he or she can or will sell, provide or perform, any of the following services, in return for the payment of money or other valuable consideration:

    California Civil Code 1789.12

  • Creditable coverage: means :

    California Insurance Code 10900

  • Creditor: means an individual, partnership, corporation, association or other entity, however designated, who enters into or arranges for consumer credit contracts in the ordinary course of business. See California Civil Code 1799.90
  • Creditor: means a claimant or other person holding a claim. See California Commercial Code 6102
  • Creditor: includes a general creditor, a secured creditor, a lien creditor, and any representative of creditors, including an assignee for the benefit of creditors, a trustee in bankruptcy, a receiver in equity, and an executor or administrator of an insolvent debtor's or assignor's estate. See California Commercial Code 1201
  • Creditor: means either of the following:

    California Government Code 53760.1

  • Creditor: means a person that has a claim, and includes an assignee of a general assignment for the benefit of creditors, as defined in Section 493. See California Civil Code 3439.01
  • creditor: means a person who has a claim, as defined in Section 3439. See California Civil Code 3440
  • Creditor: means "creditor" as defined in Section 3439. See California Civil Code 3445
  • Crib: means a bed or containment designed to accommodate an infant. See California Health and Safety Code 24501
  • Critical infrastructure controls: means networks and systems controlling assets so vital to the state that the incapacity or destruction of those networks, systems, or assets would have a debilitating impact on public health, safety, economic security, or any combination thereof. See California Government Code 8592.30
  • Critical infrastructure information: means information not customarily in the public domain pertaining to any of the following:

    California Government Code 8592.30

  • Currency: means any coined money, banknotes, or other paper money as are authorized by law which circulates from hand to hand as the medium of exchange. See California Business and Professions Code 22515
  • Currently payable scale: means a scale of nonguaranteed elements in effect for a policy form as of the preparation date of the illustration or declared to become effective within the next 95 days. See California Insurance Code 10509.953
  • custody: means the legal right to custody of the child unless that right is held jointly by two or more persons, in which case "custody" means the physical custody of the child by one of the persons sharing the right to custody. See California Welfare and Institutions Code 17.1
  • Customer: means a natural person who deals with a depositary. See California Civil Code 1858
  • Customer: means any of the following:

    California Public Utilities Code 1802

  • Customer: shall include any person, firm, corporation, or other entity that is solicited by, inquires about or seeks the services of, or enters into a contract for invention development services with an invention developer, except (1) any department or agency of the federal, state, or local government, (2) any charitable, scientific, educational, religious, or other organization qualified under Section 501(c)(3) or described in Section 170(b)(1)(a) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954, as amended, and (3) any person, firm, corporation, or other entity regularly engaged in a trade, business, or profession which has either a net worth of one hundred thousand dollars ($100,000) or more or gross receipts from any source of fifty thousand dollars ($50,000) or more during the calendar year in which any contract for invention development services is signed. See California Business and Professions Code 22371
  • Customer: means any person who requests a repairperson to do work on a general aviation aircraft which is in the possession of that person. See California Business and Professions Code 9790
  • 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 Commercial Code 4104
  • Dam: includes all artificial obstructions. See California Fish and Game Code 5900
  • 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 Health and Safety Code 25548.1
  • Dangerous condition: means a condition of property that creates a substantial (as distinguished from a minor, trivial or insignificant) risk of injury when such property or adjacent property is used with due care in a manner in which it is reasonably foreseeable that it will be used. See California Government Code 830
  • 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 Business and Professions Code 7500.1
  • Date of the bulk sale: means either of the following:

    California Commercial Code 6102

  • Date of the bulk-sale agreement: means either of the following:

    California Commercial Code 6102

  • Day: means a calendar day unless otherwise specifically provided. See California Education Code 48925
  • Days: means calendar days. See California Civil Code 1799.201
  • Deadly weapon: means any of the following:

    California Health and Safety Code 1567.91

  • Deadly weapon: means any of the following:

    California Health and Safety Code 1568.096

  • Deadly weapon: means any of the following:

    California Health and Safety Code 1569.281

  • 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 Business and Professions Code 7500.1
  • Dealer: is a person not otherwise expressly excluded by Section 286 who:

    California Vehicle Code 285

  • Dealer: means any person who is a dealer within the meaning of Section 18002. See California Civil Code 1797.1
  • Dealer: means a person who is a grantee of a dealership situated in this state. See California Civil Code 81
  • Dealership: means a contract or agreement, either express or implied, whether oral or written, between two or more persons, by which a person is granted the right to sell or distribute goods or services, or to use a trade name, trademark, service mark, logotype, or advertising or other commercial symbol, in which there is a community of interest in the business of offering, selling, or distributing goods or services at wholesale, or at retail, by lease, agreement, or otherwise. See California Civil Code 81
  • Debt: means liability on a claim. See California Commercial Code 6102
  • Debt: means liability on a claim. See California Civil Code 3439.01
  • Debt buyer: means a person or entity that is regularly engaged in the business of purchasing charged-off consumer debt for collection purposes, whether it collects the debt itself, hires a third party for collection, or hires an attorney-at-law for collection litigation. See California Civil Code 1788.50
  • Debt instruments: means bonds, notes, certificates of participation, or other evidences of indebtedness issued by a local agency pursuant to this article. See California Government Code 53595
  • Debtor: means a local public entity that may file for bankruptcy under Chapter 9. See California Government Code 53760.1
  • Debtor: means a person that is liable on a claim. See California Civil Code 3439.01
  • Debtor: means any person obligated under a security agreement. See California Business and Professions Code 7500.1
  • Decedent: means a deceased individual whose body or part is or may be the source of an anatomical gift. See California Health and Safety Code 7150.10
  • decision: when used in reference to the department means any final 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 California Constitution, and does not include any emergency decision for temporary, interim relief issued pursuant to the authority conferred to the department pursuant to Section 11460. See California Business and Professions Code 23080
  • Declarant: is a person who makes a statement. See California Evidence Code 135
  • Declared homestead: means the dwelling described in a homestead declaration. See California Code of Civil Procedure 704.910
  • Declared homestead owner: includes both of the following:

    California Code of Civil Procedure 704.910

  • deed of trust: as used in this part includes "mortgage. See California Business and Professions Code 10028
  • Deep fried: means a food item that is cooked by total submersion in oil or fat. See California Education Code 49430
  • Deep sedation: means a drug-induced depression of consciousness during which patients cannot be easily aroused but respond purposefully following repeated or painful stimulation. See California Business and Professions Code 1646
  • 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 Elections Code 19284
  • 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 Elections Code 16002
  • Defendant: includes a person in the position of defendant in a counterclaim, cross-claim, or third-party claim. See California Commercial Code 1201
  • Defendant: includes a cross-defendant or other person against whom an action is commenced. See California Code of Civil Procedure 583.110
  • Defendant: means a person (including corporation, association, partnership and firm or governmental entity) against whom a litigation is brought or maintained or sought to be brought or maintained. See California Code of Civil Procedure 391
  • Defense attorney: Represent defendants in criminal matters.
  • 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 Civil Code 1954.26
  • 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 Commercial Code 7102
  • Demotion: means assignment to an inferior position or status without the employee's written voluntary consent. See California Education Code 88001
  • Demotion: means assignment to an inferior position or status, without the employee's written voluntary consent. See California Education Code 45101
  • demurrage: means a charge imposed by an equipment provider or marine terminal operator for late return or pickup of an empty or a loaded intermodal container and chassis. See California Business and Professions Code 22928
  • Dental college approved by the board: means a dental school or college that is approved by the Commission on Dental Accreditation of the American Dental Association, that is accredited by a body that has a reciprocal accreditation agreement with that commission, or that has been approved by the Dental Board of California through its own approval process. See California Business and Professions Code 1640.1
  • Dentally underserved area: means a geographic area eligible to be designated as having a shortage of dental professionals pursuant to Part I of Appendix B to Part 5 of Chapter 1 of Title 42 of the Code of Federal Regulations or an area of the state in which unmet priority needs for dentists exist as determined by the California Healthcare Workforce Policy Commission pursuant to Section 128224 of the Health and Safety Code. See California Business and Professions Code 1971
  • Dentally underserved population: means persons without dental insurance and persons eligible for Denti-Cal who are population groups described as having a shortage of dental care professionals in Part I of Appendix B to Part 5 of Chapter 1 of Title 42 of the Code of Federal Regulations. See California Business and Professions Code 1971
  • Department: means the Department of Insurance. See California Insurance Code 14001
  • Department: means the State Department of Public Health. See California Health and Safety Code 443.1
  • Department: means the Department of Insurance. See California Insurance Code 15001
  • Department: means the Department of Consumer Affairs. See California Business and Professions Code 22702
  • department: means the Department of General Services. See California Government Code 925
  • Department: shall mean the Department of Transportation. See California Government Code 64102
  • Department: means the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration. See California Health and Safety Code 14950
  • department: means the Department of Water Resources. See California Public Resources Code 8001
  • Department: as used in this division , means the State Department of Alcohol and Drug Programs. See California Health and Safety Code 11998.2
  • Department: means the Department of Transportation of this state. See California Streets and Highways Code 20
  • Department: means the State Department of Education. See California Education Code 52651
  • Department: means the Department of Housing and Community Development. See California Health and Safety Code 18801
  • department: means the Department of Veterans Affairs. See California Military and Veterans Code 690
  • Department: means the Department of Food and Agriculture. See California Food and Agricultural Code 32
  • Department: means the State Department of Health Services. See California Health and Safety Code 2002
  • Department: means the Department of Housing and Community Development. See California Health and Safety Code 50801
  • Department: means the "Department of Real Estate. See California Business and Professions Code 11212
  • Department: means the State Department of Health Services or its designee. See California Health and Safety Code 1599.60
  • Department: means the Department of Justice. See California Business and Professions Code 17511.2
  • Department: means the Department of Consumer Affairs. See California Business and Professions Code 9801
  • Department: means the State Department of Health Services. See California Health and Safety Code 130400
  • Department: means the State Department of Education. See California Education Code 16502
  • Department: means the Department of Conservation. See California Public Resources Code 10280.5
  • department: means the Department of Housing and Community Development. See California Health and Safety Code 50681
  • Department: means the Department of Consumer Affairs. See California Business and Professions Code 302
  • Department: means the Department of Motor Vehicles except, when used in Chapter 2 (commencing with Section 2100) of Division 2 and in Divisions 11 (commencing with Section 21000), 12 (commencing with Section 24000), 13 (commencing with Section 29000), 14 (commencing with Section 31600), 14. See California Vehicle Code 290
  • department: means the Department of Transportation. See California Public Resources Code 33910
  • department: refers to the State Department of Health Services. See California Business and Professions Code 550
  • department: means the Employment Development Department. See California Unemployment Insurance Code 17000
  • department: means the State Department of Public Health. See California Business and Professions Code 1202
  • Department: means Department of Industrial Relations. See California Labor Code 19
  • Department: means the Department of Rehabilitation. See California Welfare and Institutions Code 19461
  • department: means the Department of Fish and Game. See California Public Resources Code 830
  • Department: means the State Department of Social Services. See California Health and Safety Code 1569.2
  • Department: means the Department of Technology. See California Government Code 8592.30
  • Department: means the Department of Industrial Relations. See California Labor Code 6302
  • Department: means the Department of Consumer Affairs. See California Business and Professions Code 3704
  • department: means the State Department of Health Services. See California Health and Safety Code 1651
  • Department: refers to the Department of Consumer Affairs. See California Business and Professions Code 19225.5
  • Department: means the Department of Consumer Affairs. See California Business and Professions Code 7500.1
  • Department: means the Department of Justice. See California Business and Professions Code 19805
  • Dependent of a veteran: means the natural or adopted child of a veteran, or stepchild of a veteran as defined by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs for compensation purposes, the unmarried surviving spouse of a veteran, or the spouse of a totally disabled veteran. See California Military and Veterans Code 890
  • Dependent person: includes any person who is admitted as an inpatient to a 24-hour health facility, as defined in Sections 1250, 1250. See California Evidence Code 177
  • Deposit holder: as used in this chapter means the district attorney, county officer, or trustee designated by the court to receive assets deposited pursuant to this chapter to secure future support payments. See California Family Code 4601
  • Depositary: means a person who in the ordinary course of business regularly receives property from customers for the purpose of repair or alteration. See California Civil Code 1858
  • 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.
  • Depository: means a state or national bank, savings association or federal association, a state or federal credit union, or a federally insured industrial loan company, in this state in which the moneys of a local agency are deposited. See California Government Code 53630
  • depressed: means the condition of a fishery that exhibits declining fish population abundance levels below those consistent with maximum sustainable yield. See California Fish and Game Code 90.7
  • Design-build: means a procurement process in which both the design and construction of a project are procured from a single entity. See California Education Code 81701
  • Design-build entity: means a corporation, limited partnership, partnership, or other association that is able to provide appropriately licensed contracting, architectural, and engineering services as needed pursuant to a design-build contract. See California Education Code 81701
  • Designated agent: means the person who is in charge of the business of a prepaid rental listing service at a given location. See California Business and Professions Code 10167
  • designated instruction and services: means "related services" as that term is defined in Section 1401(26) of Title 20 of the United States Code and Section 300. See California Education Code 56363
  • Designated local board: means a group, including social service providers and a representative of local government, that has met department requirements for distribution of grants allocated by the department pursuant to this chapter. See California Health and Safety Code 50801
  • Detention facility: means any facility in which persons are incarcerated or otherwise involuntarily confined for purposes of execution of a punitive sentence imposed by a court or detention pending a trial, hearing, or other judicial or administrative proceeding. See California Penal Code 9500
  • Developer: means and includes any person who creates a time-share plan or is in the business of selling time-share interests, other than those employees or agents of the developer who sell time-share interests on the developer's behalf, or retains agents to do the same, or any person who succeeds to the interest of a developer by sale, lease, assignment, mortgage, or other transfer, but the term includes only those persons who offer time-share interests for disposition in the ordinary course of business. See California Business and Professions Code 11212
  • 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 Civil Code 1954.26
  • Development: includes , but is not limited to, improvement, rehabilitation, restoration, enhancement, preservation, protection, and interpretation. See California Education Code 20052
  • development project: means any of the following:

    California Public Resources Code 42905

  • developmental services facility: means any facility or place where a public employee provides services and supports to individuals transitioning from a developmental center to the community or to individuals with developmental disabilities at risk of admission to a developmental center, an institution for mental disease, an out-of-state placement, a general acute care hospital, or an acute psychiatric hospital. See California Government Code 854.1
  • Developmentally Disabled Assistance Act: means the Developmentally Disabled Assistance and Bill of Rights Act of 1975 (Public Law 94-103), as amended. See California Business and Professions Code 8030.4
  • Device: means a weighing or measuring equipment, contrivance, or instrument used, or designed to be used, for determining weight or measure, and includes any tool, appliance, or accessory used in connection therewith, that is used for commercial purposes, as defined in subdivision (e) of Section 12500. See California Business and Professions Code 12531
  • Digital signature: means an electronic identifier, created by computer, intended by the party using it to have the same force and effect as the use of a manual signature. See California Government Code 16.5
  • 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 Evidence Code 410
  • Direct labor: means all work required for the preparation, processing, assembling, and packing, but not including supervision, administration, inspection, and shipping. See California Business and Professions Code 17521
  • Direct loan: means the lending of a book or other item directly to a borrower. See California Education Code 18710
  • Direct satellite signal receiving equipment: includes , but is not limited to, receivers, down converters, amplifiers, and audio or video processors related to the reception of audio, video, or data signals broadcasted or rebroadcasted by communication satellites located in space. See California Business and Professions Code 9801
  • Direct service contract: means any contract with any public or private entity for child care and development programs, resource and referral programs, and programs contracting to provide support services as defined in Section 8208. See California Education Code 8448
  • Direct supervision: means supervision of dental procedures based on instructions given by a licensed dentist, who must be physically present in the treatment facility during the performance of those procedures. See California Business and Professions Code 1741
  • director: means the Director of Consumer Affairs, unless the context indicates otherwise. See California Business and Professions Code 7512.1
  • Director: means the Director of Education. See California Education Code 16314
  • Director: means the director of the department. See California Streets and Highways Code 21
  • Director: means the Director of Housing and Community Development. See California Health and Safety Code 50801
  • Director: means the Director of Education for kindergarten and grades 1 to 12, inclusive. See California Education Code 15701
  • Director: means the Director of Education for kindergarten and grades 1 to 12, inclusive. See California Education Code 16002
  • Director: means the Director of Consumer Affairs. See California Business and Professions Code 9801
  • Director: means the Director of Education for kindergarten and grades 1 to 12, inclusive. See California Education Code 16502
  • Director: means the Director of Education. See California Education Code 16702
  • Director: means the Director of the Department of Consumer Affairs. See California Business and Professions Code 302
  • Director: means Director of Industrial Relations. See California Labor Code 20
  • Director: means the Director of Social Services. See California Health and Safety Code 1502
  • director: means the Director of the Department of Fish and Game. See California Public Resources Code 829
  • Director: means the Director of Emergency Services. See California Government Code 8589.10
  • Director: means the Director of Social Services. See California Health and Safety Code 1569.2
  • director: means the Director of Emergency Services. See California Government Code 8590.1
  • Director: means the Director of Industrial Relations. See California Labor Code 6302
  • Director: means the State Public Health Officer. See California Health and Safety Code 1570.7
  • director: means the Director of the Office of Administrative Hearings. See California Business and Professions Code 19215
  • Director: means a member of the governing body. See California Elections Code 10500
  • Director: refers to the Director of Consumer Affairs. See California Business and Professions Code 19225.5
  • Director: means the Director of Consumer Affairs. See California Business and Professions Code 7500.1
  • Director: means a director of a corporation or a person performing similar functions with respect to any organization. See California Business and Professions Code 19805
  • director: refer to the Department of Rehabilitation and the Director of Rehabilitation, respectively, unless the context otherwise requires. See California Welfare and Institutions Code 19002
  • directors: as used in this part , means the board of directors of the district. See California Public Utilities Code 30006
  • Directory information: means one or more of the following items: a student's name, address, telephone number, date and place of birth, major field of study, participation in officially recognized activities and sports, weight and height of members of athletic teams, dates of attendance, degrees and awards received, the most recent previous public or private school attended by the student, and any other information authorized in writing by the student. See California Education Code 76210
  • Directory information: means one or more of the following items: pupil's name, address, telephone number, date of birth, email address, major field of study, participation in officially recognized activities and sports, weight and height of members of athletic teams, dates of attendance, degrees and awards received, and the most recent previous public or private school attended by the pupil. See California Education Code 49061
  • Disability: means a medical condition, mental disability, or physical disability, as those terms are defined in subdivisions (i), (j), and (l) of Section 12926 of the Government Code. See California Elections Code 354.5
  • Disability insurance: means every policy of disability insurance, self-insured employee welfare benefit plan, and nonprofit hospital service plan issued, delivered, or entered into pursuant to or described in Chapter 1 (commencing with Section 10110), Chapter 4 (commencing with Section 10270), or Chapter 11A (commencing with Section 11491) of this part. See California Insurance Code 10601
  • disabled: means a disability of permanent or extended and uncertain duration, as determined by the board, on the basis of competent medical opinion. See California Harbors and Navigation Code 1164
  • 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 Civil Code 1761
  • disaster: means a war or enemy-caused calamity occurring in the State of California, such as an attack by nuclear weapons, as a result of which the incumbent Governor is either killed, missing or so seriously injured as to be unable to perform his duties. See California Government Code 12060
  • Disaster: means any flood, fire, hurricane, earthquake, storm, tidal wave, or other catastrophe occurring on or after January 1, 1996, for which the Governor of the state has certified the need for assistance and which the President of the United States has determined to be a major disaster pursuant to the Robert T. See California Health and Safety Code 34002
  • disaster: means a war or enemy-caused calamity within this State, such as an attack by nuclear weapons. See California Government Code 9035
  • Discards: means fish that are taken in a fishery but are not retained because they are of an undesirable species, size, sex, or quality, or because they are required by law not to be retained. See California Fish and Game Code 91
  • 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
  • Disciplinary action: means any direct form of discipline as defined in personnel rules and regulations adopted by the local agency. See California Government Code 53296
  • Disciplinary action: includes any action whereby an employee is deprived of any classification or any incident of any classification in which he has permanence, including dismissal, suspension, demotion, or any reassignment, without his voluntary consent, except a layoff for lack of work or lack of funds. See California Education Code 45101
  • Discipline: means an advanced dental educational program in an area of dental practice not approved as a specialty by the American Dental Association. See California Business and Professions Code 1640.1
  • Disciplined current scale: means a scale of nonguaranteed elements constituting a limit on illustrations currently being illustrated by an insurer that is reasonably based on actual recent historical experience, as certified annually by an illustration actuary designated by the insurer. See California Insurance Code 10509.953
  • disclose: means to disclose, release, transfer, disseminate, or otherwise communicate all or any part of any record orally, in writing, or by electronic or any other means to any person or entity. See California Civil Code 1798.3
  • Disclosure form: means the standard supplemental disclosure form required pursuant to Section 10603. See California Insurance Code 10601
  • Disclosure of information: means the written provision of evidence regarding gross mismanagement or a significant waste of funds, an abuse of authority, or a substantial and specific danger to public health or safety. See California Government Code 53296
  • Disinterested witness: means a witness other than the spouse, child, parent, sibling, grandchild, grandparent, or guardian of the individual who makes, amends, revokes, or refuses to make an anatomical gift, or another adult who exhibited special care and concern for the individual. See California Health and Safety Code 7150.10
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Dismissal: means dismissal for cause. See California Education Code 89530
  • displacement: includes , but is not limited to, persons who will have to move from surplus residential property that they occupy when it is sold by a state agency because they are unable to afford to pay the price that the state agency is asking for the residential property. See California Government Code 54236
  • disposition: means a voluntary transfer or assignment of any legal or equitable interest in a time-share plan, other than the transfer, assignment, or release of a security interest. See California Business and Professions Code 11212
  • Dispute resolution: includes , but is not limited to, mediation, conciliation, and arbitration. See California Business and Professions Code 466
  • Disrupting the normal functioning of a health care facility: means intentionally rendering or attempting to render a health care facility temporarily or permanently unavailable or unusable by a licensed health practitioner, the facility's staff, or patients. See California Civil Code 3427
  • dissenting interest: means the interest of a limited partner that satisfies all of the following conditions:

    California Corporations Code 15911.21

  • dissenting interest: means the interest of a member that satisfies all of the following conditions:

    California Corporations Code 17711.02

  • dissenting limited partner: means the recordholder of a dissenting interest, and includes an assignee of record of such an interest. See California Corporations Code 15911.21
  • dissenting member: means the recordholder of a dissenting interest, and includes an assignee of record of that interest. See California Corporations Code 17711.02
  • distributed energy resources: means electric generation technology that meets all of the following criteria:

    California Public Utilities Code 353.1

  • Distribution proceeding: means a judicial or nonjudicial proceeding for the distribution of a fund in which one or more foreign-money claims is asserted and includes an accounting, an assignment for the benefit of creditors, a foreclosure, the liquidation or rehabilitation of a corporation or other entity, and the distribution of an estate, trust, or other fund. See California Code of Civil Procedure 676.1
  • Distributor: means a distributor as defined in Section 30011 of the Revenue and Taxation Code. See California Health and Safety Code 14950
  • Distributor: means any individual, partnership, corporation, association, or other legal relationship that stands between the manufacturer and the retail seller in purchases, consignments, or contracts for sale of consumer goods. See California Civil Code 1791
  • distributor: is a ny person other than a manufacturer who sells or distributes new vehicles subject to registration under this code, new trailers subject to identification pursuant to Section 5014. See California Vehicle Code 296
  • distributor branch: is a n office maintained by a distributor for the sale of new vehicles or new trailers subject to identification pursuant to Section 5014. See California Vehicle Code 297
  • district: as used in this article includes all districts within the state, including, but not limited to, all special districts, sewer, water, utility, and local and regional park districts, and any other political subdivision of this state that is a district, and therefore the changes in paragraph (1) made by the act adding this paragraph that specify that the provisions of this article apply to all districts, including school, sewer, water, utility, and local and regional park districts of any kind or class, are declaratory of, and not a change in, existing law. See California Government Code 54221
  • District: means an elementary, high school, or unified school district. See California Education Code 16314
  • District: as used in this part , means the San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District. See California Public Utilities Code 28503
  • District: as used in this chapter , means a district formed pursuant to this chapter or pursuant to any law which it supersedes. See California Public Resources Code 49000
  • District: as used in this chapter , means a district formed pursuant to this chapter or pursuant to any law which it supersedes. See California Public Resources Code 49100
  • District: as used in this part , means the Southern California Rapid Transit District. See California Public Utilities Code 30004
  • District: means the San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District. See California Streets and Highways Code 30771
  • District: means any mosquito abatement and vector control district created pursuant to this chapter or any of its statutory predecessors. See California Health and Safety Code 2002
  • District: as used in this chapter , means any pest abatement district formed pursuant to this chapter or pursuant to any law which it supersedes. See California Health and Safety Code 2802
  • district: as used in this article , shall be limited to such territory for purposes of the election and the incurring of indebtedness, and for purposes of Section 102336. See California Public Utilities Code 102500
  • District: as used in this part , means a district formed pursuant to this part or pursuant to any law which it supersedes. See California Health and Safety Code 6400
  • District: means a public cemetery district created pursuant to this part or any of its statutory predecessors. See California Health and Safety Code 9002
  • district: means the Desert Healthcare District. See California Health and Safety Code 32499
  • district: means an agency of the state, formed pursuant to general law or special act, for the local performance of governmental or proprietary functions within limited boundaries. See California Government Code 53720
  • district: means any agency of the state formed pursuant to general law or special act, for the local performance of governmental or proprietary functions within limited boundaries. See California Government Code 1090
  • District: means a community services district created pursuant to this division or any of its statutory predecessors. See California Government Code 61002
  • district board: as used in this part , means the governing board of a district. See California Health and Safety Code 6401
  • District funds: means any unencumbered and available funds of the city received or collected for the use of the district, including moneys derived from taxes or other revenues pursuant to this part. See California Streets and Highways Code 31900
  • District governing board: includes the Board of Governors of the California Community Colleges, unless the context requires otherwise. See California Education Code 72670.5
  • 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 Elections Code 14026
  • Districts: means school districts of every kind or class. See California Education Code 35514
  • 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 Business and Professions Code 2361
  • Divert equipment: means the motor carrier has been directed to return the equipment to a location different from the location where the equipment was picked up by the motor carrier. See California Business and Professions Code 22928
  • Divided district: means a school district that has had a portion of its territory become part of a new school district or transferred into one or more other school districts by an action to reorganize taken pursuant to Section 35511. See California Education Code 35514
  • Division: means the Division of Occupational Safety and Health. See California Labor Code 7300.1
  • Division: means the Division of Consumer Services. See California Business and Professions Code 302
  • Division: as used in this part , means the Division of Occupational Safety and Health. See California Labor Code 7620
  • Division: means the Division of Occupational Safety and Health. See California Labor Code 7951
  • Division: means the Division of Occupational Safety and Health. See California Labor Code 6302
  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
  • Document of gift: means a donor card or other record used to make an anatomical gift. See California Health and Safety Code 7150.10
  • Document of title: includes a bill of lading, dock warrant, dock receipt, warehouse receipt, or order for the delivery of goods, and also any other document which in the regular course of business or financing is treated as adequately evidencing that the person in possession of it is entitled to receive, hold, and dispose of the document and the goods it covers. See California Commercial Code 1201
  • 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 Commercial Code 4104
  • Domain name: means any alphanumeric designation that is registered with or assigned by any domain name registrar, domain name registry, or other domain name registration authority as part of an electronic address on the internet. See California Business and Professions Code 17527
  • Domestic: means organized under the laws of this State, whether or not admitted. See California Insurance Code 26
  • Domestic partner: means two adults who have chosen to share one another's lives in an intimate and committed relationship of mutual caring, and are qualified and registered with the Secretary of State as domestic partners in accordance with Division 2. See California Health and Safety Code 9002
  • Domestic partner: means a person who is registered under Section 297 of the Family Code, or otherwise recognized under the law of any state as a domestic partner. See California Health and Safety Code 7150.10
  • domestic violence: means abuse perpetrated against any of the following persons:

    California Penal Code 16490

  • Donee: The recipient of a gift.
  • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
  • Donor: means an individual whose body or part is the subject of an anatomical gift. See California Health and Safety Code 7150.10
  • Donor registry: means a database that contains records of anatomical gifts and amendments to or revocations of anatomical gifts, including, but not limited to, the Donate Life California Organ and Tissue Donor Registry. See California Health and Safety Code 7150.10
  • Dormitory: means a housing unit with necessary and usual attendant and related facilities and equipment. See California Education Code 94110
  • Downpayment: means a payment that the buyer pays or agrees to pay to the seller in cash or property value or money's worth at or prior to delivery by the seller to the buyer of the motor vehicle described in the conditional sale contract. See California Civil Code 2981
  • Draft: means a draft as defined in Section 3104 or an item, other than an instrument, that is an order. See California Commercial Code 4104
  • drawbar: is a rigid structure forming a connection between a trailer and a towing vehicle, securely attached to both vehicles by nonrigid means and carrying no part of the load of either vehicle. See California Vehicle Code 300
  • Drawee: means a person ordered in a draft to make payment. See California Commercial Code 4104
  • driver: is a person who drives or is in actual physical control of a vehicle. See California Vehicle Code 305
  • driving school: is a business which, for compensation, conducts or offers to conduct instruction in the operation of motor vehicles. See California Vehicle Code 310.6
  • driving school owner: is a ny person licensed by the department to engage in the business of giving instruction for compensation in the driving of motor vehicles or in the preparation of an applicant for examination for a driver's license issued by the department. See California Vehicle Code 311
  • drop procedure: means an activity whereby each student and staff member takes cover under a table or desk, dropping to his or her knees, with the head protected by the arms, and the back to the windows. See California Education Code 35297
  • drop safety requirement for handguns: means that at the conclusion of the firing requirements for handguns described in Section 31905, the same certified independent testing laboratory shall subject the same three handguns of the make and model for which certification is sought, to the following test:

    California Penal Code 31900

  • drug: means any substance or combination of substances, other than alcohol, which could so affect the nervous system, brain, or muscles of a person as to impair, to an appreciable degree, his ability to drive a vehicle in the manner that an ordinarily prudent and cautious man, in full possession of his faculties, using reasonable care, would drive a similar vehicle under like conditions. See California Vehicle Code 312
  • duty belt: means a belt used for the purpose of holding a gun, handcuffs, baton, and other items related to law enforcement. See California Labor Code 3213.2
  • Dwelling: means all housing whether owned or rented. See California Health and Safety Code 19903
  • dwelling: means any of the following units which are owned by a signatory to the mortgage or deed of trust secured by the dwelling unit at the time of execution of the mortgage or deed of trust:

    California Business and Professions Code 10240.2

  • Dwelling: means a place where a person resides and may include but is not limited to the following:

    California Code of Civil Procedure 704.710

  • Dwelling: means any interest in real property (whether present or future, vested or contingent, legal or equitable) that is a "dwelling" as defined in Section 704. See California Code of Civil Procedure 704.910
  • Dwelling unit: includes a space in a mobilehome park, as defined in Section 18214, and includes a mobilehome rented with the space. See California Health and Safety Code 50775
  • Dynamex: means Dynamex Operations W. See California Labor Code 2775
  • Early primary program: means an integrated, experiential, and developmentally appropriate educational program for children in preschool, kindergarten, and grades 1 to 3, inclusive, that incorporates various instructional strategies and authentic assessment practices, including educationally appropriate curricula, heterogeneous groupings, active learning activities, oral language development, small group instruction, peer interaction, use of concrete manipulative materials in the classroom, planned articulation among preschool, kindergarten, and primary grades, and parent involvement and education. See California Education Code 8971
  • Earnings assignment order for support: means an order, made pursuant to Chapter 8 (commencing with Section 5200) of Part 5 of Division 9 of the Family Code or Section 3088 of the Probate Code, which requires an employer to withhold earnings for support. See California Code of Civil Procedure 706.011
  • Earnings withholding order for elder or dependent adult financial abuse: means an earnings withholding order, made pursuant to Article 5 (commencing with Section 706. See California Code of Civil Procedure 706.011
  • Earthquake hazard mitigation technologies: includes , but is not limited to, seismic isolation, energy dissipation, ductility, damping systems, and other technologies which endeavor to reasonably protect buildings and nonstructural components, building contents, and functional capability from earthquake damage. See California Health and Safety Code 16100
  • easement: means a burden or servitude upon land, whether or not attached to other land as an incident or appurtenance, that allows the holder of the burden or servitude to do acts upon the land. See California Civil Code 887.010
  • Ecosystem-based management: means an environmental management approach relying on credible science, as defined in Section 33, that recognizes the full array of interactions within an ecosystem, including humans, rather than considering single issues, species, or ecosystem services in isolation. See California Fish and Game Code 43
  • Educational facility: means any property, facility, structure, equipment, or furnishings used or operated in conjunction with one or more public schools, including charter schools, or community colleges, including, but not limited to, all of the following:

    California Education Code 17173

  • Educational facility: means a dormitory, dining hall, student union, administration building, academic building, library, laboratory, research facility, classroom, health care facility (including for an institution of higher education that maintains and operates a school of medicine, structures or facilities designed to provide services as a hospital or clinic, whether the hospital or clinic is operated directly by the institution of higher education or by a separate nonprofit corporation, the members of which consist of the educational institution or the members of its governing body), faculty and staff housing, parking, maintenance, storage, or utility facilities, and other related structures or facilities used for student instruction, conducting research, or operating an institution for higher education, and related facilities and equipment. See California Education Code 94110
  • Educational institution: means a school district, a community college district, a state university, the University of California, and the State Department of Education special schools. See California Education Code 32220
  • Elderly or handicapped household: means , two or more persons who live together as a household, without regard to any specific relationship, and at least one of whom is an elderly or handicapped person or an elderly and handicapped person. See California Health and Safety Code 19903
  • Election: means any election including a primary that is provided for under this code. See California Elections Code 318
  • Election board: means the board of supervisors of each county, the city council or other governing body of a city, or any board or officer to whom similar powers and duties are given by any charter. See California Elections Code 319
  • 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 Elections Code 2500
  • Electioneering: means the visible display or audible dissemination of information that advocates for or against any candidate or measure on the ballot within 100 feet of a polling place, a vote center, an elections official's office, or a satellite location under Section 3018. See California Elections Code 319.5
  • Elections official: means any of the following:

    California Elections Code 320

  • 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 Elections Code 10500
  • 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 Elections Code 10500
  • Elector: means a person who is a United States citizen 18 years of age or older and, except as specified in subdivision (b), is a resident of an election precinct in this state on or before the day of an election. See California Elections Code 321
  • electric bicycle: is a bicycle equipped with fully operable pedals and an electric motor of less than 750 watts. See California Vehicle Code 312.5
  • electrified security fence: means any fence, other than an electrified fence described in Section 17151 of the Food and Agricultural Code, that meets the following requirements:

    California Civil Code 835

  • Electrolysis: as used in this chapter includes electrolysis or thermolysis. See California Business and Professions Code 7316
  • Electronic: means relating to technology having electrical, digital, magnetic, wireless, optical, electromagnetic, or similar capabilities. See California Government Code 10291
  • Electronic: means relating to technology having electrical, digital, magnetic, wireless, optical, electromagnetic, or similar capabilities. See California Code of Civil Procedure 2016.020
  • Electronic: means relating to technology having electrical, digital, magnetic, wireless, optical, electromagnetic, or similar capabilities. See California Civil Code 3439.01
  • Electronic device: means a desktop or laptop computer, handheld device, tablet, smartphone, or other electronic product or device that has a platform on which to download, install, or run any software program, code, script, or other content. See California Civil Code 1812.622
  • Electronic format: includes , but is not limited to, a text message, email, or Internet posting. See California Business and Professions Code 7500.1
  • Electronic funds transfer: means any transfer of funds, other than a transaction originated by check, draft, or similar paper instrument, that is initiated through an electronic terminal, telephonic instrument, or computer or magnetic tape, so as to order, instruct, or authorize a financial institution to debit or credit an account. See California Insurance Code 45
  • Electronic repair industry: means those activities defined in paragraph (1), (2), or (3) of subdivision (f). See California Business and Professions Code 9801
  • Electronic set: includes , but is not limited to, any television, radio, audio or video recorder or playback equipment, video camera, video game, video monitor, computer system, photocopier, or facsimile machine normally used or sold for personal, family, household, or home office use. See California Business and Professions Code 9801
  • Electronic signature: means an electronic sound, symbol, or process attached to or logically associated with an electronic record and executed or adopted by a person with the intent to sign the electronic record. See California Code of Civil Procedure 17
  • Electronically stored information: means information that is stored in an electronic medium. See California Code of Civil Procedure 2016.020
  • Elementary school: means a school operated and maintained by a school district or county office of education that maintains any grade from kindergarten to grade 6, inclusive, but no grade higher than grade 6. See California Education Code 49430
  • Elevator: means an installation defined as an "elevator" in ASME A17. See California Labor Code 7300.1
  • Eligible city or county: means an area which is not a metropolitan city or part of an urban county, as defined by Section 5302(a)(4) and (6), respectively, of Title 42 of the United States Code. See California Health and Safety Code 50826
  • Eligible local government entity: means a city, county, or city and county that is not a publicly owned public utility that intervenes or participates in a commission proceeding for the purpose of protecting the health and safety of the residents within the entity's jurisdiction following a catastrophic material loss suffered by its residents either in significant damage to infrastructure or loss of life and property, or both, as a direct result of public utility infrastructure. See California Public Utilities Code 1802
  • Eligible organization: means an agency of local government or a nonprofit corporation that provides, or contracts with community organizations to provide, emergency shelter or transitional housing, or both. See California Health and Safety Code 50801
  • Eligible persons: means any of the following, provided that household income does not exceed the level prescribed for moderate-income families by the Department of Housing and Community Development pursuant to Section 50093 of the Health and Safety Code:

    California Welfare and Institutions Code 19461

  • Eligible sponsors: means local governmental agencies, nonprofit corporations, including cooperative housing corporations, limited liability companies where all of the members are nonprofit public benefit corporations, and limited partnerships, as defined in subdivision (f). See California Health and Safety Code 50530.5
  • Embezzlement: In most states, embezzlement is defined as theft/larceny of assets (money or property) by a person in a position of trust or responsibility over those assets. Embezzlement typically occurs in the employment and corporate settings. Source: OCC
  • Emergency medical services: includes equipment, apparatus, and salaries and benefits for personnel as described in Article 5 (commencing with Section 1797. See California Government Code 53971.4
  • Emergency shelter: means housing with minimal supportive services for homeless persons that is limited to occupancy of six months or less by a homeless person. See California Health and Safety Code 50801
  • Emergency situation: as used in this article , means a situation determined by the principal, the principal's designee, or the district superintendent of schools to constitute a clear and present danger to the life, safety, or health of pupils or school personnel. See California Education Code 48911
  • employee: means a person employed by a public school employer except persons elected by popular vote, persons appointed by the Governor of this state, management employees, and confidential employees. See California Government Code 3540.1
  • Employee: includes the person injured and any other person to whom a claim accrues by reason of the injury or death of the former. See California Labor Code 3850
  • 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 Health and Safety Code 25919.3
  • Employee: means any person employed by a local agency. See California Government Code 53296
  • Employee: means any person, including an alien or minor, who renders actual car washing and polishing services in any business for an employer, whether for tips or for wages, and whether wages are calculated by time, piece, task, commission, or other method of calculation, and whether the services are rendered on a commission, concessionaire, or other basis. See California Labor Code 2051
  • Employee: means any firefighter or law enforcement officer represented by an employee organization, as defined in subdivision (b). See California Code of Civil Procedure 1299.3
  • Employee: means any of the following:

    California Education Code 89529.15

  • Employee benefit plan: includes public and private retirement, pension, annuity, savings, profit sharing, stock bonus, stock option, thrift, vacation pay, and similar plans of deferred or fringe benefit compensation, whether of the defined contribution or defined benefit type whether or not such plan is qualified under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (P. See California Family Code 80
  • Employee benefit plan distribution: means any money, life insurance, endowment or annuity policy or proceeds thereof, securities or other intangible property, or any tangible property, distributable to a participant, former participant, or the beneficiary or estate or heirs of a participant or former participant or beneficiary, from a trust or custodial fund established under a plan to provide health and welfare, pension, vacation, severance, retirement benefit, death benefit, stock purchase, profit sharing, employee savings, supplemental unemployment insurance benefits or similar benefits, or which is established under a plan by a business association functioning as or in conjunction with a labor union which receives for distribution residuals on behalf of employees working under collective-bargaining agreements. See California Code of Civil Procedure 1501
  • Employee organization: means an organization that includes employees of a public school employer and that has as one of its primary purposes representing those employees in their relations with that public school employer. See California Government Code 3540.1
  • Employee organization: means any organization of any kind in which higher education employees participate and that exists for the purpose, in whole or in part, of dealing with higher education employers concerning grievances, labor disputes, wages, hours, and other terms and conditions of employment of employees. See California Government Code 3562
  • Employee organization: means any organization of any kind in which public transit district employees participate and that exists for the purpose, in whole or in part, of dealing with public transit district employers concerning grievances, labor disputes, wages, hours, and other terms and conditions of employment of employees. See California Public Utilities Code 99560.1
  • Employee organization: means any organization recognized by the employer for the purpose of representing firefighters or law enforcement officers in matters relating to wages, hours, and other terms and conditions of employment within the scope of arbitration. See California Code of Civil Procedure 1299.3
  • Employee organization: means an organization which represents employees of a public employer and that has been recognized or certified by the public employer or the Public Employment Relations Board as the exclusive representative of the employees. See California Government Code 1150
  • employees: means the employees of the fire departments and fire services of the State, counties, cities, cities and counties, districts, and other political subdivisions of the State. See California Labor Code 1961
  • employees: includes furloughed, pensioned, and superannuated employees of any common carrier subject to the provisions of this part, persons who have become disabled or infirm in the service of any such carrier, ex-employees traveling for the purpose of entering the service of any such carrier, and the remains of persons dying while in the employment of any such carrier. See California Public Utilities Code 521
  • employees: shall be deemed to refer to a "provider" as defined in subdivision (b), any references to "employee organizations" shall be deemed to refer to "provider organizations" as defined in subdivision (d), any references to "exclusive representative" shall be deemed to refer to "certified provider organization" as defined in subdivision (a), and any references to "employer" shall be deemed to refer solely to the State Department of Education, the State Department of Social Services, any other agency, department, contractor, subcontractor, or any political subdivision of the state administering a state-funded early care and education program. See California Education Code 8431
  • employer: means the governing board of a school district, a school district, a county board of education, a county superintendent of schools, a charter school that has declared itself a public school employer pursuant to subdivision (b) of Section 47611. See California Government Code 3540.1
  • Employer: includes insurer as defined in this division. See California Labor Code 3850
  • Employer: means any individual, partnership, corporation, limited liability company, joint venture, or association engaged in the business of car washing and polishing that engages any other individual in providing those services. See California Labor Code 2051
  • Employer: means any local agency employing employees, as defined in subdivision (a), or any entity, except the State of California, acting as an agent of any local agency, either directly or indirectly. See California Code of Civil Procedure 1299.3
  • Employer: includes the United States government and any public entity as defined in Section 811. See California Family Code 3760
  • employer: means :

    California Labor Code 3300

  • Employment outcomes for graduates: means the results of a survey by the law school, taken three years after graduation, that breaks down the employment rate of graduates in each of the first three years after graduation, including the rate of employment of graduates in jobs where a juris doctor degree is required by the employer and the rate of employment of graduates in jobs where a juris doctor degree is an advantage in employment. See California Education Code 67102
  • 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 Civil Code 1785.3
  • 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 Civil Code 1786.2
  • encroachment: includes any structure or object of any kind or character placed, without the authority of law, either in, under or over any county highway. See California Streets and Highways Code 1480
  • Endowment: means the California Cultural and Historical Endowment created pursuant to Section 20053, or the board of the endowment, as appropriate. See California Education Code 20052
  • Energy Commission: means the State Energy Resources Conservation and Development Commission. See California Public Utilities Code 20
  • energy management systems: means solar, energy, or solar and energy management systems. See California Education Code 81660
  • Enforcement action: means a civil action or proceeding, other than a cross-complaint, for any of the following purposes:

    California Civil Code 5925

  • Engineering and traffic survey: as used in this code , means a survey of highway and traffic conditions in accordance with methods determined by the Department of Transportation for use by state and local authorities. See California Vehicle Code 627
  • Enhanced behavioral supports home: means a facility certified by the State Department of Developmental Services pursuant to Article 3. See California Health and Safety Code 1502
  • Enrollment data: means information about the number of students who are admitted to the school per class per year for the past three years, the number of students who transfer to and from the school per class per year for the past three years, and the number of students who do not continue to attend the school each year for the past three years on either a voluntary or involuntary basis. See California Education Code 67102
  • Environmental assessor: means an environmental professional as defined in Section 312. See California Education Code 17210
  • Equal access: means the right of the residents of jurisdictions that are members of a cooperative library system to use on an equal basis with one another the services and loan privileges of any and all other members of the same system. See California Education Code 18710
  • Equal Credit Opportunity Act: Prohibits creditors from discriminating against credit applicants on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age, or because an applicant receives income from a public assistance program. Source: OCC
  • equipment: includes all of the following:

    California Education Code 17450

  • 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
  • Escalator: means an installation defined as an "escalator" in ASME A17. See California Labor Code 7300.1
  • 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
  • established business relationship: means a relationship between a seller and a subscriber based on the subscriber's purchase, rental, or lease of the seller's goods or services or a financial transaction between the consumer and seller, within the 18 months immediately preceding the date of a telemarketing call. See California Business and Professions Code 17592
  • establishment: means a fixed location where massage is performed for compensation, excluding those locations where massage is only provided on an out-call basis. See California Business and Professions Code 4601
  • Evidence: means testimony, writings, material objects, or other things presented to the senses that are offered to prove the existence or nonexistence of a fact. See California Evidence Code 140
  • Evidence of an interest: includes , but is not limited to, all of the following:

    California Health and Safety Code 25548.1

  • Evidence of debt: means a note or negotiable instrument. See California Civil Code 1918.5
  • Evidence-based practices: refers to supervision policies, procedures, programs, and practices demonstrated by scientific research to reduce recidivism among individuals under probation, parole, or post release supervision. See California Penal Code 17.5
  • Ex officio: Literally, by virtue of one's office.
  • Examination: means an entry level examination for occupational therapists and occupational therapy assistants administered by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy or by another nationally recognized credentialing body. See California Business and Professions Code 2570.2
  • Exception: means any provision in a policy whereby coverage for a specified hazard or condition is entirely eliminated. See California Insurance Code 10601
  • exceptional children: means physically handicapped pupils, pupils with intellectual disabilities, educationally handicapped pupils, multihandicapped pupils, or pupils enrolled in development centers for the handicapped required or allowed to be educated pursuant to Part 30 (commencing with Section 56000). See California Education Code 16191
  • Exchange company: means any person owning or operating, or both owning and operating, an exchange program. See California Business and Professions Code 11212
  • Exchange facilitator: means a person that does any of the following:

    California Financial Code 51000

  • Exchange program: means any method, arrangement, or procedure for the voluntary exchange of time-share interests or other property interests. See California Business and Professions Code 11212
  • Exclusive representative: means the employee organization recognized or certified as the exclusive negotiating representative of public school employees, as "public school employee" is defined in subdivision (j), in an appropriate unit of a public school employer. See California Government Code 3540.1
  • Exclusive representative: means any recognized or certified employee organization or person it authorizes to act on its behalf. See California Government Code 3562
  • Exclusive representative: means any recognized or certified employee organization or person it authorizes to act on its behalf. See California Public Utilities Code 99560.1
  • Executive director: means the Executive Director of the California Housing Finance Agency. See California Health and Safety Code 51603
  • Executive director: means the Executive Director of the California Educational Facilities Authority. See California Education Code 94157
  • Executive director: means the Executive Director of the California Pollution Control Financing Authority. See California Health and Safety Code 44559.1
  • 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.
  • Executrix: The female counterpart of an executor. See also
  • exempt surplus land: means any of the following:

    California Government Code 54221

  • Expected family contribution: means a student's expected family contribution calculated, pursuant to subdivision (a) of Section 69506, according to the federal methodology (as established by Title IV of the federal Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (20 U. See California Education Code 70032
  • expert: means a physician and surgeon, including a psychiatrist, or any person described by subdivision (b), (c), or (e) of Section 1010. See California Evidence Code 240
  • Expert witness fees: means recorded or billed costs incurred by a customer for an expert witness. See California Public Utilities Code 1802
  • Expiration: means termination of coverage by reason of the policy having reached the end of the term for which it was issued or the end of the period for which a premium has been paid. See California Insurance Code 660
  • Express consent: means the affirmative agreement to any use or installation of geophysical location tracking technology or remote technical assistance. See California Civil Code 1812.622
  • expressway: is a portion of highway that is part of either of the following:

    California Vehicle Code 314

  • Expulsion: means removal of a pupil from (1) the immediate supervision and control, or (2) the general supervision, of school personnel, as those terms are used in Section 46300. See California Education Code 48925
  • Extension of credit: means the right to defer payment of debt or to incur debt and defer its payment, offered or granted primarily for personal, family, or household purposes. See California Civil Code 1789.12
  • Extradition: The formal process of delivering an accused or convicted person from authorities in one state to authorities in another state.
  • extramural dental facility: means any clinical facility that has contracted with an approved dental hygiene educational program for instruction in dental hygiene, that exists outside or beyond the walls, boundaries, or precincts of the primary campus of the approved program, and in which dental hygiene services are rendered. See California Business and Professions Code 1942
  • Eye bank: means a person that is licensed, accredited, or regulated under federal or state law to engage in the recovery, screening, testing, processing, storage, or distribution of human eyes or portions of human eyes. See California Health and Safety Code 7150.10
  • FAA Aircraft Registry: means that particular system for the recording of conveyances and other documents which affect the title to, or any interest in, civil aircraft of the United States, which was originally created pursuant to Section 503 of the Federal Aviation Act of 1958 as set forth in Section 1403 of Title 49 of the United States Code and which is more specifically identified in Section 49. See California Business and Professions Code 9790
  • Face: means the head of the tunnel where soil is being removed, or that area in a mine where digging is underway. See California Labor Code 7951
  • Facilitating: includes , but is not limited to, the act of allowing the offeror of the residential unit to offer or advertise the residential unit on the Internet Web site provided or maintained by the operator. See California Business and Professions Code 22590
  • Facility: means a community care facility for adults licensed by the State Department of Social Services, Community Care Licensing Division, except for social rehabilitation facilities and adult day programs. See California Health and Safety Code 1567.91
  • Facility: means a residential care facility for persons with chronic life-threatening illness licensed by the State Department of Social Services, Community Care Licensing Division. See California Health and Safety Code 1568.096
  • Facility: means a residential care facility for the elderly licensed by the State Department of Social Services, Community Care Licensing Division. See California Health and Safety Code 1569.281
  • facility: means any works, road, railroad, tramway, power plant, telegraph or telephone line, or other necessary works or structures. See California Government Code 39790
  • 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
  • factory-built building: means any building designed or intended for use as a school building which is either wholly manufactured or is in substantial part manufactured at an offsite location in accordance with building standards adopted and approved pursuant to Chapter 4 (commencing with Section 18935) of Part 2. See California Education Code 17350
  • Factory-built housing: is a structure as defined in Section 19971 of the Health and Safety Code. See California Vehicle Code 321
  • 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 Elections Code 19284
  • Fair Credit Reporting Act: A federal law, established in 1971 and revised in 1997, that gives consumers the right to see their credit records and correct any mistakes. Source: OCC
  • Fair Debt Collection Practices Act: The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act is a set of United States statutes added as Title VIII of the Consumer Credit Protection Act. Its purpose is to ensure ethical practices in the collection of consumer debts and to provide consumers with an avenue for disputing and obtaining validation of debt information in order to ensure the information's accuracy. It is often used in conjunction with the Fair Credit Reporting Act. Source: OCC
  • fair market value: shall mean fair market value as of the date the offer of sale is made by the selling agency pursuant to the provisions of this article and shall reflect the existing "as is" condition of the property, taking into account any repairs required to make the property safe and habitable. See California Government Code 54236
  • Fair market value: means the estimated fair market value of goods, services, facilities or anything of value other than money. See California Government Code 82025.5
  • families: includes the families of such persons and the families of persons killed, and the surviving spouses until remarried and minor children during minority of persons who died while in the service of any such carrier. See California Public Utilities Code 521
  • 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
  • Family member: means any spouse, by marriage or otherwise, domestic partner, child or stepchild, by natural birth or adoption, parent, brother, sister, half-brother, half-sister, parent-in-law, brother-in-law, sister-in-law, nephew, niece, aunt, uncle, first cousin, or any person denoted by the prefix "grand" or "great" or the spouse of any of these persons. See California Health and Safety Code 9002
  • Family resource center: means an entity providing family-centered and family-strengthening services that are embedded in communities, culturally sensitive, and include cross-system collaboration to assist in transforming families and communities through reciprocity and asset development based on impact-driven and evidence-informed approaches with the goal of preventing child abuse and neglect and strengthening children and families. See California Welfare and Institutions Code 18951
  • farm labor vehicle: is a ny motor vehicle designed, used, or maintained for the transportation of nine or more farmworkers, in addition to the driver, to or from a place of employment or employment-related activities. See California Vehicle Code 322
  • farmworker housing: means housing for agricultural workers that is available to, and occupied by, only farmworkers and their households. See California Health and Safety Code 50199.7
  • 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 Elections Code 19284
  • Fault: means a default, breach, or wrongful act or omission. See California Commercial Code 1201
  • Fault: means wrongful act, omission, breach, or default. See California Commercial Code 10103
  • Federal battery management act: means the Mercury-Containing and Rechargeable Battery Management Act (P. See California Health and Safety Code 25219
  • 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
  • Federal election: means any presidential election, general election, primary election, or special election held solely or in part for the purpose of selecting, nominating, or electing any candidate for the office of President, Vice President, presidential elector, Member of the United States Senate, or Member of the United States House of Representatives. See California Elections Code 323
  • Federal Reserve System: The central bank of the United States. The Fed, as it is commonly called, regulates the U.S. monetary and financial system. The Federal Reserve System is composed of a central governmental agency in Washington, D.C. (the Board of Governors) and twelve regional Federal Reserve Banks in major cities throughout the United States. Source: OCC
  • federal securities: as used in this article means those securities defined in subdivision (g) of Section 53550 and in subdivision (a) of Section 53651. See California Government Code 53580
  • 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 Insurance Code 10900
  • Federally insured industrial loan company: means an industrial loan company licensed under Division 7 (commencing with Section 18000) of the Financial Code, the investment certificates of which are insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. See California Government Code 53630
  • Federally regulated battery: means a battery that is subject to the federal battery management act. See California Health and Safety Code 25219
  • Fedwire: means any transaction originated by the taxpayer and utilizing the national electronic payment system to transfer funds through federal reserve banks, pursuant to which the taxpayer debits its own bank account and credits the state's bank account. See California Insurance Code 45
  • Fee: shall mean (1) the difference between the amount received by a labor contractor and the amount paid out by him or her to persons employed to render personal services to, for or under the direction of a third person. See California Labor Code 1682
  • Fee: means any payment, charge, fee, cost, or expense, however denominated, other than a rental payment. See California Civil Code 1812.622
  • Fee: means that monetary amount determined in accordance with this article. See California Public Utilities Code 424
  • Fee: means that monetary amount determined in accordance with this article. See California Public Utilities Code 435
  • Fee: means the charge required by a licensee (1) to obtain listings of residential real properties for tenancy or (2) to purchase any other product or service in order to obtain listings. See California Business and Professions Code 10167
  • Fee: means compensation of any nature, direct or indirect, monetary or in-kind, that is received by a person or related person as defined in Section 267(b) or 707(b) of the Internal Revenue Code for any services relating to or incidental to the exchange of like-kind property. See California Financial Code 51000
  • fee: includes , but is not limited to, any application fee, license fee, permit fee, inspection fee, certification fee, registration fee, identification fee, analysis fee, or certificate fee. See California Food and Agricultural Code 301
  • fee: shall include any payment made by the customer to such entity including reimbursements for expenditures made or costs incurred by such entity but shall not include any payment made from a portion of the income received by a customer by virtue of invention development services performed by such entity. See California Business and Professions Code 22371
  • Fee simple: Absolute title to property with no limitations or restrictions regarding the person who may inherit it.
  • fictitious business name: means :

    California Business and Professions Code 17900

  • Fiduciary: means a person who is acting in any of the following capacities:

    California Health and Safety Code 25548.1

  • field crop products: includes grain crops, dry bean crops, seeds, forage crops, fiber crops, and other field crops and the manufactured products and byproducts of such field crops. See California Food and Agricultural Code 52001
  • field representative: refers to "structural pest control field representative. See California Business and Professions Code 8507
  • Field test: means an assessment or assessment items administered to a representative sample of a population to ensure that the test or item produces results that are valid, reliable, and fair. See California Education Code 60603
  • 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 Civil Code 1785.3
  • 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 Civil Code 1786.2
  • 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 charge: has the meaning set forth for that term in Section 226. See California Civil Code 2981
  • Finance lease: means a transaction with respect to which both of the following apply:

    California Health and Safety Code 25548.1

  • Finance lease: means a lease with respect to which (A) the lessor does not select, manufacture, or supply the goods, (B) the lessor acquires the goods or the right to possession and use of the goods in connection with the lease, and (C) one of the following occurs:

    California Commercial Code 10103

  • Financial and compliance audit: means a systematic review or appraisal to determine each of the following:

    California Education Code 8448

  • Financial institution: means any commercial bank, trust company, savings and loan association, credit union, industrial loan company, insurance company, or person engaged in the business of lending money. See California Civil Code 1799.201
  • 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
  • Financial institution: means a bank, credit union, savings and loan association, savings bank, or trust company chartered under the laws of this state or the United States whose accounts are insured by the full faith and credit of the United States, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, the National Credit Union Share Insurance Fund, or other similar or successor programs. See California Financial Code 51000
  • Financial institution: means a federal- or state-chartered bank, savings association, credit union, not-for-profit community development financial institution certified under Part 1805 (commencing with Section 1805. See California Health and Safety Code 44559.1
  • Financial need: means a student's financial need calculated pursuant to the federal financial need methodology (as established by Title IV of the federal Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (20 U. See California Education Code 70032
  • Financial organization: means any federal or state savings and loan association, building and loan association, credit union, investment company, or any similar organization. See California Code of Civil Procedure 1501
  • Financial transaction: includes , but is not limited to, financial affairs of a local agency, as provided in Chapter 3 (commencing with Section 53400 and Chapter 4 (commencing with Section 53600)). See California Government Code 53995
  • Financially sound: means a charter school that has demonstrated, over a period of time determined by the authority, but not less than 24 months immediately preceding the submission of the application, that it has operated as a financially capable concern in California, as measured by criteria established by the authority. See California Education Code 17078.52
  • Finding of suitability: means a finding that a person meets the qualification criteria described in subdivisions (a) and (b) of Section 19857, and that the person would not be disqualified from holding a state gambling license on any of the grounds specified in Section 19859. See California Business and Professions Code 19805
  • 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 Civil Code 1738
  • fire protection services: includes , but is not limited to, emergency medical services where provided by a local agency directly or by contract. See California Government Code 53971.4
  • Firearm: means a device, designed to be used as a weapon, from which is expelled through a barrel, a projectile by the force of an explosion or other form of combustion, including the frame or receiver of the device. See California Health and Safety Code 1567.91
  • Firearm: means a device, designed to be used as a weapon, from which is expelled through a barrel, a projectile by the force of an explosion or other form of combustion, including the frame or receiver of the device. See California Health and Safety Code 1568.096
  • Firearm: means a device, designed to be used as a weapon, from which is expelled through a barrel, a projectile by the force of an explosion or other form of combustion, including the frame or receiver of the device. See California Health and Safety Code 1569.281
  • firearm: includes the frame or receiver of the weapon:

    California Penal Code 16520

  • firearm precursor part: means a component of a firearm that is necessary to build or assemble a firearm and is described in either of the following categories:

    California Penal Code 16531

  • firearm precursor part vendor: means a person, firm, corporation, or other business enterprise that holds a valid firearm precursor part vendor license issued pursuant to Section 30485. See California Penal Code 16532
  • firearm safety certificate: means a certificate issued by the Department of Justice pursuant to Sections 31610 to 31700, inclusive, or pursuant to former Article 8 (commencing with Section 12800) of Chapter 6 of Title 2 of Part 4, as that article was operative at any time from January 1, 2003, until it was repealed by the Deadly Weapons Recodification Act of 2010. See California Penal Code 16535
  • firearm safety device: means a device other than a gun safe that locks and is designed to prevent children and unauthorized users from firing a firearm. See California Penal Code 16540
  • Firefighter: means a firefighter as defined by Section 1797. See California Health and Safety Code 9002
  • Firefighter: means any person who is employed to perform firefighting, fire prevention, fire training, hazardous materials response, emergency medical services, fire or arson investigation, or any related duties, without respect to the rank, job title, or job assignment of that person. See California Code of Civil Procedure 1299.3
  • Firefighting apparatus and equipment: means any vehicle and its associated equipment that is designed and intended for use primarily for firefighting. See California Government Code 8589.10
  • firing requirement for handguns: means a test in which the manufacturer provides three handguns of the make and model for which certification is sought to an independent testing laboratory certified by the Attorney General pursuant to Section 32010. See California Penal Code 31905
  • 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 Civil Code 1785.3
  • First story: means the lowest story in a building which qualifies as a story and which provides the basic services or functions for which the building is used. See California Health and Safety Code 19955.3
  • Fiscal year: means a year beginning on July 1 and ending on June 30 unless the local public entity has adopted a different fiscal year as authorized by law, in which case "fiscal year" means the fiscal year adopted by such local public entity. See California Government Code 970
  • Fish passage guidelines: means those guidelines specified in the department's California Salmonid Stream Habitat Restoration Manual and the National Marine Fisheries Service, Southwest Region, Guidelines for Salmonid Passage at Stream Crossings, and subsequent amendments or updates to either document. See California Fish and Game Code 1651
  • Fishery: means both of the following:

    California Fish and Game Code 94

  • Fishery products: includes fish, crustaceans, mollusks, and marine products for human consumption. See California Corporations Code 13202
  • Fixed Rate: Having a "fixed" rate means that the APR doesn't change based on fluctuations of some external rate (such as the "Prime Rate"). In other words, a fixed rate is a rate that is not a variable rate. A fixed APR can change over time, in several circumstances:
    • You are late making a payment or commit some other default, triggering an increase to a penalty rate
    • The bank changes the terms of your account and you do not reject the change.
    • The rate expires (if the rate was fixed for only a certain period of time).
  • Flash fried: means a food item that is quickly fried on both sides in oil with a temperature of 400 degrees Fahrenheit or higher. See California Education Code 49430
  • flechette dart: means a dart, capable of being fired from a firearm, that measures approximately one inch in length, with tail fins that take up approximately five-sixteenths of an inch of the body. See California Penal Code 16570
  • Floor leaders: The Majority Leader and Minority Leader are elected by their respective party conferences to serve as the chief Senate spokesmen for their parties and to manage and schedule the legislative and executive business of the Senate. By custom, the Presiding Officer gives the floor leaders priority in obtaining recognition to speak on the floor of the Senate.
  • FmHA: means the Farmers Home Administration. See California Health and Safety Code 50852
  • for hire: means that the entity providing transportation services is compensated for the transportation under contract or agreement. See California Vehicle Code 462
  • 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 Health and Safety Code 25548.1

  • Foreign: means not organized under the laws of this State, whether or not admitted. See California Insurance Code 27
  • Foreign money: means money other than money of the United States of America. See California Code of Civil Procedure 676.1
  • Foreign-money claim: means a claim upon an obligation to pay, or a claim for recovery of a loss, expressed in or measured by a foreign money. See California Code of Civil Procedure 676.1
  • forge: means forge, reproduce, copy, imitate, or counterfeit. See California Labor Code 1013
  • Forgery: The fraudulent signing or alteration of another's name to an instrument such as a deed, mortgage, or check. The intent of the forgery is to deceive or defraud. Source: OCC
  • formal notice: means the notice of election which is required to be published and posted in public places, and "card notice" means the notice of election which is required to be mailed to the registered voters of the area in which the election is to be held. See California Education Code 5360
  • Formative assessment tools: means assessment tools and processes that are embedded in instruction and used by teachers and pupils to provide timely feedback for purposes of adjusting instruction to improve learning. See California Education Code 60603
  • Former district: means a school district that has been wholly included in another school district, or has had all of its territory made part of two or more other school districts, through any action taken pursuant to Section 35511 or through a lapsation pursuant to Section 35780. See California Education Code 35514
  • Foster family home: includes a small family home as defined in paragraph (6) of subdivision (a) of Section 1502 of the Health and Safety Code, a certified family home of a foster family agency as defined in Section 1506 of the Health and Safety Code, and a resource family as defined in Section 1517 of the Health and Safety Code and Section 16519. See California Education Code 56155.5
  • Foster family home: includes a small family home as defined in paragraph (6) of subdivision (a) of Section 1502 of the Health and Safety Code, a certified family home of a foster family agency as defined in Section 1506 of the Health and Safety Code, and a resource family as defined in Section 1517 of the Health and Safety Code and Section 16519. See California Education Code 56155.5
  • Four-year-old children: means children who will have their fourth birthday on or before December 1 of the fiscal year in which they are enrolled in a California state preschool program. See California Education Code 8208
  • franchise: means a contract or agreement, either expressed or implied, whether oral or written, between two or more persons by which:

    California Business and Professions Code 20001

  • franchise: is a written agreement between two or more persons having all of the following conditions:

    California Vehicle Code 331

  • franchisee: is a ny person who, pursuant to a franchise, receives new motor vehicles subject to registration under this code, new off-highway motorcycles, as defined in Section 436, new all-terrain vehicles, as defined in Section 111, or new trailers subject to identification pursuant to Section 5014. See California Vehicle Code 331.1
  • franchisor: is a ny person who manufactures, assembles, or distributes new motor vehicles subject to registration under this code, new off-highway motorcycles, as defined in Section 436, new all-terrain vehicles, as defined in Section 111, or new trailers subject to identification pursuant to Section 5014. See California Vehicle Code 331.2
  • freestanding physical plant: means any building that is not physically attached to a building where inpatient services are provided. See California Business and Professions Code 2472
  • Freeway: means a highway in respect to which the owners of abutting lands have no right or easement of access to or from their abutting lands or in respect to which such owners have only limited or restricted right or easement of access. See California Streets and Highways Code 23.5
  • From divisions: means the election of members of the board of directors who are residents of the division from which they are elected by the voters of the entire district. See California Government Code 61002
  • Full and adequate consideration: as used in this title means fair market value. See California Government Code 82025.5
  • 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
  • Fund: means the 1988 Higher Education Capital Outlay Bond Fund created pursuant to Section 67333. See California Education Code 67332
  • Fund: means the June 1990 Higher Education Capital Outlay Bond Fund created pursuant to Section 67346. See California Education Code 67345.2
  • Fund: means the 1992 Higher Education Capital Outlay Bond Fund created pursuant to Section 67358. See California Education Code 67358.2
  • Fund: means the Tobacco Settlement Fund. See California Health and Safety Code 104896
  • Fund: means the Higher Education Capital Outlay Bond Fund, created pursuant to subdivision (e) of Section 67354. See California Education Code 67352
  • Fund: means the Home Building and Rehabilitation Fund created pursuant to Section 53190. See California Health and Safety Code 53181
  • Fund: means the Housing and Emergency Shelter Trust Fund created pursuant to Section 53520. See California Health and Safety Code 53501
  • Fund: means the Housing and Emergency Shelter Trust Fund created pursuant to Section 53545. See California Health and Safety Code 53541
  • Fund: means the Affordable Housing Bond Act Trust Fund of 2018 created pursuant to Section 54006. See California Health and Safety Code 54002
  • fund: includes any account in a fund which consists of money derived from different sources for different purposes. See California Food and Agricultural Code 601
  • Fund: means the Golden Bear State Pharmacy Assistance Program Rebate Fund. See California Health and Safety Code 130400
  • Fund: means the Predevelopment Loan Fund, which is replenished continuously by repayments of principal on loans made from the fund. See California Health and Safety Code 50530.5
  • Fund: as used in this chapter means the Affordable Housing Preservation and Rehabilitation Fund. See California Health and Safety Code 51477
  • Fund: as used in this chapter , means the Home Purchase Assistance Fund. See California Health and Safety Code 51342
  • Fund: means the California Library Construction and Restoration Fund created pursuant to Section 19955. See California Education Code 19952
  • Fund: means the California Public Library Construction and Renovation Fund. See California Education Code 19986
  • Fund: means the State Dentistry Fund. See California Business and Professions Code 1971
  • Fund: means the California Memorial Scholarship Fund established pursuant to Section 5066 of the Vehicle Code. See California Education Code 70010.1
  • Fund: means the Household Movers Fund established pursuant to Section 19229. See California Business and Professions Code 19225.5
  • Fungible goods: means :

    California Commercial Code 1201

  • Gambling: means to deal, operate, carry on, conduct, maintain, or expose for play a controlled game. See California Business and Professions Code 19805
  • Gambling enterprise: means a natural person or an entity, whether individual, corporate, or otherwise, that conducts a gambling operation and that by virtue is required to hold a state gambling license under this chapter. See California Business and Professions Code 19805
  • Gambling enterprise employee: means a 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 Business and Professions Code 19805
  • gambling game: means a controlled game. See California Business and Professions Code 19805
  • 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 Business and Professions Code 19805
  • garbage: means any waste which consists in whole or in part of any animal waste that results from the handling, preparing, cooking, and consuming of food, including the offal from any animal carcass or from any part of an animal carcass. See California Food and Agricultural Code 10901
  • Garnishment: Generally, garnishment is a court proceeding in which a creditor asks a court to order a third party who owes money to the debtor or otherwise holds assets belonging to the debtor to turn over to the creditor any of the debtor
  • Gasoline: means a volatile mixture of liquid hydrocarbons, generally containing small amounts of additives, suitable for use as a fuel in a spark-ignition internal combustion engine. See California Business and Professions Code 13400
  • General anesthesia: as used in this article , means a controlled state of depressed consciousness or unconsciousness, accompanied by partial or complete loss of protective reflexes, produced by a pharmacologic or nonpharmacologic method, or a combination thereof. See California Business and Professions Code 1646
  • General anesthesia: means a drug-induced loss of consciousness during which patients are not arousable, even by painful stimulation. See California Business and Professions Code 1646
  • General aviation: means all aviation with the exception of air carrier and military aviation. See California Business and Professions Code 9790
  • general deer hunting season: means the annual season for the area in question as is set by the commission under its general regulatory powers, or set by statute, for the taking of male deer. See California Fish and Game Code 451
  • General district election: means an election held pursuant to the provisions of this part. See California Elections Code 10500
  • General election: means either of the following:

    California Elections Code 324

  • General manager: means the highest level management appointee who is directly responsible to the board of directors for the implementation of the policies established by the board of directors. See California Government Code 61002
  • General obligation bonds: means bonds, warrants, notes or other evidence of indebtedness of a local agency payable, both principal and interest, from the proceeds of ad valorem taxes or ad valorem assessments which may be levied without limitation as to rate or amount upon property in the local agency subject to taxation or assessment. See California Government Code 53500
  • general partner: means :

    California Business and Professions Code 17901

  • General public benefit: means a material positive impact on society and the environment, taken as a whole, as assessed against a third-party standard, from the business and operations of a benefit corporation. See California Corporations Code 14601
  • General public paratransit vehicle: means any motor vehicle designed for carrying no more than 24 persons and the driver, that provides local transportation to the general public, including transportation of pupils at or below the 12th-grade level to or from a public or private school or school activity, under the exclusive jurisdiction of a publicly owned and operated transit system through one of the following modes: dial-a-ride, subscription service, or route-deviated bus service. See California Vehicle Code 336
  • General supervision: means supervision of dental procedures based on instructions given by a licensed dentist but not requiring the physical presence of the supervising dentist during the performance of those procedures. See California Business and Professions Code 1741
  • Generally accepted auditing standards: means the auditing standards set forth in the financial and compliance element of the "Government Auditing Standards" issued by the Comptroller General of the United States and incorporating the audit standards of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. See California Education Code 8448
  • Genuine: means free of forgery or counterfeiting. See California Commercial Code 1201
  • Geologist: as used in this chapter , refers to a person engaged in the practice of geology. See California Business and Professions Code 7803
  • Geology: as used in this chapter , refers to that science which treats of the earth in general. See California Business and Professions Code 7802
  • Geophysical location tracking technology: means hardware, software, or an application that collects and reports data or information that identifies the precise geophysical location of an item, including technologies that report the GPS coordinates of an electronic device, the WiFi signals available to or actually used by an electronic device to access the Internet, the telecommunication towers or connections available to or actually used by an electronic device, the processing of any reported data or information through geolocation lookup services, or any information derived from any combination of the foregoing. See California Civil Code 1812.622
  • Geophysicist: as used in this chapter , refers to a person engaged in the practice of geophysics. See California Business and Professions Code 7803.1
  • Geophysics: as used in this chapter , refers to that science which involves study of the physical earth by means of measuring its natural and induced fields of force, including, but not limited to, electric, gravity, and magnetic, and its responses to natural and induced energy and the interpreting of these measurements and the relating of them to the physics of the earth. See California Business and Professions Code 7802.1
  • Germane: On the subject of the pending bill or other business; a strict standard of relevance.
  • gift certificate: includes gift cards, but does not include any gift card usable with multiple sellers of goods or services, provided the expiration date, if any, is printed on the card. See California Civil Code 1749.45
  • golf cart: is a motor vehicle having not less than three wheels in contact with the ground, having an unladen weight less than 1,300 pounds, which is designed to be and is operated at not more than 15 miles per hour and designed to carry golf equipment and not more than two persons, including the driver. See California Vehicle Code 345
  • good cause: includes , but is not limited to, the following offenses, occurring while enrolled as a student:

    California Education Code 76033

  • Good faith: except as otherwise provided in Division 5 (commencing with Section 5101), means honesty in fact and the observance of reasonable commercial standards of fair dealing. See California Commercial Code 1201
  • Good faith: means participation by a party in the neutral evaluation process with the intent to negotiate toward a resolution of the issues that are the subject of the neutral evaluation process, including the timely provision of complete and accurate information to provide the relevant parties through the neutral evaluation process with sufficient information, in a confidential manner, to negotiate the readjustment of the municipality's debt. See California Government Code 53760.1
  • Good faith: means honesty in fact and the observance of reasonable commercial standards of fair dealing. See California Commercial Code 7102
  • good faith improver: means :

    California Code of Civil Procedure 871.1

  • Good standing: means that the person has a current, valid license to practice occupational therapy or assist in the practice of occupational therapy and has not been disciplined by the recognized professional licensing or standard-setting body within five years prior to application or renewal of the person's license. See California Business and Professions Code 2570.2
  • goods: means goods used or bought for use primarily for personal, family or household purposes. See California Commercial Code 2800
  • Goods: means tangible and intangible personal property. See California Civil Code 1799.201
  • 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 Civil Code 1761
  • Goods: includes wares or merchandise. See California Harbors and Navigation Code 24
  • Goods: means all things that are movable at the time of identification to the lease contract, or are fixtures (Section 10309), but the term does not include money, documents, instruments, accounts, chattel paper, general intangibles, or minerals or the like, including oil and gas, before extraction. See California Commercial Code 10103
  • Goods: means all things that are treated as movable for the purposes of a contract for storage or transportation. See California Commercial Code 7102
  • Governing board: means the governing board of the school district which owns the schoolsite. See California Education Code 17487
  • Governing board: means board of school trustees, community college board of trustees, and city, and city and county board of education. See California Education Code 78
  • Governing board: means the governing board of a school district or community college district, the Trustees of the California State University, and the Regents of the University of California. See California Education Code 32220
  • governing boards: means the local boards of trustees and the Board of Governors of the California Community Colleges, the Trustees of the California State University, and the Regents of the University of California. See California Education Code 66011
  • governing body: means :

    California Code of Civil Procedure 1245.210

  • 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 Elections Code 10500
  • 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
  • Grade: means the lowest point of elevation of the finished surface of the ground, paving, or sidewalk within the area between the building and the property line or, when the property line is more than 5 feet from the building, between the building and a line 5 feet from the building. See California Health and Safety Code 19955.3
  • Grade level maintained by a district: means any of the following:

    California Education Code 16002

  • gradual earth movements: includes , but is not limited to, perceptible changes in the earth either in a subterranean area or at the surface, or both, which if not arrested or contained will over a gradual period of time result in damage to or destruction of underground or aboveground property or harm to persons. See California Government Code 866
  • Graduate: means a nurse anesthetist who is a graduate of an accredited program of nurse anesthesia awaiting initial certification results for not more than one year from the date of graduation. See California Business and Professions Code 2826
  • Graduate program: means a program of study leading to a graduate or professional degree, including, but not limited to, a teaching credential, the prerequisite for which is a baccalaureate degree or undergraduate degree. See California Education Code 70032
  • 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
  • Graduates unavailable for employment: means graduates who, after graduation, die, become incarcerated, are called to active military duty, are international students that leave the United States or do not have a visa allowing employment in the United States, or are continuing their education at an accredited or bureau-approved postsecondary institution. See California Education Code 94928
  • Grand jury: agreement providing that a lender will delay exercising its rights (in the case of a mortgage,
  • Grant: means a sale, lease, or transfer of any kind. See California Civil Code 81
  • Grant anticipation note: means a note issued upon the security of specified accounts receivable from state or federal governments, including, without limitation, grants, loans, or a combination of both, for which funds have been appropriated and committed to a local agency. See California Government Code 53859
  • Grant applicant: means a small business that applies to the board for a grant pursuant to this chapter. See California Health and Safety Code 25299.100
  • Grant program: means the program established pursuant to Section 10280. See California Public Resources Code 10280.5
  • Green Party: means the Green Party of California. See California Elections Code 6850
  • Greenhouse: means a structure covered with transparent or translucent materials for the purpose of admitting natural light and controlling the atmosphere for growing plants, including floricultural, ornamental, or other nursery and agricultural products. See California Food and Agricultural Code 33
  • grey market goods: means consumer goods bearing a trademark and normally accompanied by an express written warranty valid in the United States of America which are imported into the United States through channels other than the manufacturer's authorized United States distributor and which are not accompanied by the manufacturer's express written warranty valid in the United States. See California Civil Code 1797.8
  • Gross intrastate revenues: means those revenues from a public utility subject to the jurisdiction of the commission and accounted for according to the uniform system of accounts maintained by the commission. See California Public Utilities Code 435
  • Gross revenue: means the total of all compensation received for conducting any controlled game, and includes interest received in payment for credit extended by an owner licensee to a patron for purposes of gambling, except as provided by regulation. See California Business and Professions Code 19805
  • Group home: means a residential facility that provides 24-hour care and supervision to children, delivered at least in part by staff employed by the licensee in a structured environment. See California Health and Safety Code 1502
  • 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 the federal Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA), as specified in subdivision (i). See California Insurance Code 12671
  • Guaranteed elements: means the premiums, benefits, values, credits or charges under a policy of life insurance that are guaranteed and determined at issue. See California Insurance Code 10509.953
  • Guarantor: means a person who guarantees the obligation of a consumer under a consumer contract by signing a consumer contract guaranty. See California Civil Code 1799.201
  • Guardian: means a person appointed by a court to make decisions regarding the support, care, education, health, or welfare of an individual. See California Health and Safety Code 7150.10
  • guide: means any person who is engaged in the business of packing or guiding, or who, for a fee, assists another person in taking or attempting to take any bird, mammal, fish, amphibian, or reptile. See California Fish and Game Code 2535
  • gun safe: means a locking container that fully contains and secures one or more firearms, and that meets the standards for gun safes adopted pursuant to Section 23650. See California Penal Code 16610
  • gunsmith: means any person who is licensed as a dealer pursuant to Chapter 44 (commencing with Section 921) of Title 18 of the United States Code and the regulations issued pursuant thereto, who is engaged primarily in the business of repairing firearms, or making or fitting special barrels, stocks, or trigger mechanisms to firearms, or the agent or employee of that person. See California Penal Code 16630
  • Habitat restoration or enhancement project: means a project with the primary purpose of improving fish and wildlife habitat. See California Fish and Game Code 1651
  • handgun: means any pistol, revolver, or firearm capable of being concealed upon the person. See California Penal Code 16640
  • handgun safety certificate: means a certificate issued by the Department of Justice pursuant to Sections 31610 to 31700, inclusive, or pursuant to former Article 8 (commencing with Section 12800) of Chapter 6 of Title 2 of Part 4, as that article was operative at any time from January 1, 2003, until it was repealed by the Deadly Weapons Recodification Act of 2010. See California Penal Code 16670
  • Handle: has the meaning the term is given in Article 1 (commencing with Section 25500) of Chapter 6. See California Education Code 17210
  • handler: means any person that engages in the operation of selling, marketing, or processing any of the crops vulnerable to damage from curly top virus, as covered by this chapter, which he or she has purchased, or acquired from a producer or which he or she is marketing, selling or processing on behalf of a producer, whether as owner, agent, employee, broker, or otherwise. See California Food and Agricultural Code 6032
  • Hazardous air emissions: means emissions into the ambient air of air contaminants that have been identified as a toxic air contaminant by the State Air Resources Board or by the air pollution control officer for the jurisdiction in which the project is located. See California Education Code 17210
  • Hazardous material: has the meaning the term is given in subdivision (d) of Section 25260 of the Health and Safety Code. See California Education Code 17210
  • Hazardous material: includes , but is not limited to, all of the following:

    California Health and Safety Code 25260

  • Hazardous material: means any of the following materials:

    California Health and Safety Code 25411

  • Hazardous material: includes explosives and hazardous wastes or substances as defined by regulations adopted pursuant to Section 25141 of the Health and Safety Code and medical wastes, as defined in Section 117690 of the Health and Safety Code. See California Vehicle Code 353
  • Health care facility: means a facility that provides health care services directly to patients, including, but not limited to, a hospital, clinic, licensed health practitioner's office, health maintenance organization, diagnostic or treatment center, neuropsychiatric or mental health facility, hospice, or nursing home. See California Civil Code 3427
  • 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 Business and Professions Code 4027
  • health facility: means a health facility as defined in subdivision (a), (b), (c), (m), or (n) of Section 1250 of the Health and Safety Code. See California Labor Code 3212.87
  • health fair: means a program of health assessment procedures offered to the general public that may include screening, self-ordered, or diagnostic clinical laboratory tests or examinations performed by a clinical laboratory licensed or registered under subdivision (a) of Section 1265 that meets all the requirements of this chapter. See California Business and Professions Code 1214
  • 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 Business and Professions Code 7500.1
  • Health insurance coverage: as used in this article includes all of the following:

    California Family Code 3750

  • health insurance coverage assignment: includes vision care and dental care coverage whether the vision care or dental care coverage is part of existing health insurance coverage or is issued as a separate policy or plan. See California Family Code 3760
  • Health services: include , but are not limited to, all of the following:

    California Education Code 8208

  • hearing: means the hearing at which a question under this code arises, and not some earlier or later hearing. See California Evidence Code 145
  • Hearing aid dispenser: as used in this article , means a person engaged in the practice of fitting or selling hearing aids to an individual with impaired hearing. See California Business and Professions Code 2538.14
  • 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.
  • Hemapheresis: means the removal of whole blood from a donor, separation of the blood into components, retention of the desired components, and return of the recombined remaining elements to the donor. See California Health and Safety Code 1625
  • High school: means a school operated and maintained by a school district or county office of education maintaining any of grades 9 to 12, inclusive. See California Education Code 49430
  • high school grade point average: includes senior year coursework. See California Education Code 69432.7
  • High-quality assessment: means an assessment designed to measure a pupil's knowledge of, understanding of, and ability to apply, critical concepts through the use of a variety of item types and formats, including, but not necessarily limited to, items that allow for constructed responses and items that require the completion of performance tasks. See California Education Code 60603
  • higher education employer: means the regents in the case of the University of California, the directors in the case of the Hastings College of the Law, and the trustees in the case of the California State University, including any person acting as an agent of an employer. See California Government Code 3562
  • highway: includes bridges, culverts, curbs, drains, and all works incidental to highway construction, improvement, and maintenance. See California Streets and Highways Code 23
  • highway: includes all or any part of the entire width of right of way of a county highway, whether or not such entire area is actually used for highway purposes. See California Streets and Highways Code 1480
  • Highway: is a way or place of whatever nature, publicly maintained and open to the use of the public for purposes of vehicular travel. See California Vehicle Code 360
  • histocompatibility laboratory director: means a physician and surgeon licensed to practice medicine pursuant to Chapter 5 (commencing with Section 2000) who is qualified pursuant to Section 1209, a bioanalyst licensed pursuant to Section 1260 who is qualified pursuant to Sections 1203 and 1209, or a person who has earned a doctoral degree in a biological science, who has completed, subsequent to graduation, four years of experience in immunology, two of which have been in histocompatibility testing. See California Business and Professions Code 1209.1
  • Historic fabric: means original or added building or construction materials, features, and finishes that are deemed by the commission as historically or architecturally significant. See California Government Code 9149.1
  • Historic State Capitol: means the building housing the state legislative offices and chambers, situated in the area bounded by 10th, L, 15th, and N Streets in the City of Sacramento, including the portions of the State Capitol Building Annex that contain historic fabric, and Capitol Park, provided that Capitol Park shall be included in the historic State Capitol for purposes of this article only upon the adoption by the Joint Rules Committee of a master plan regarding Capitol Park. See California Government Code 9149.1
  • HIV: as used in this chapter , means human immunodeficiency virus. See California Health and Safety Code 1603.1
  • Holder: means any person in possession of property subject to this chapter belonging to another, or who is trustee in case of a trust, or is indebted to another on an obligation subject to this chapter. See California Code of Civil Procedure 1501
  • Holder: means :

    California Commercial Code 1201

  • HOME: means the HOME Investment Partnership Act as enacted in Title II of the Cranston-Gonzalez National Affordable Housing Act. See California Health and Safety Code 50896.2
  • Home appliance: means any refrigerator, freezer, range, microwave oven, washer, dryer, dishwasher, garbage disposal, trash compactor, or room air-conditioner normally used or sold for personal, family, or household purposes. See California Civil Code 1791
  • Home electronic product: means any television, radio, antenna rotator, audio or video recorder or playback equipment, video camera, video game, video monitor, computer equipment, telephone, telecommunications equipment, electronic alarm system, electronic appliance control system, or other kind of electronic product, if it is normally used or sold for personal, family, or household purposes. See California Civil Code 1791
  • Home protection company: means any person licensed pursuant to this part which issues home protection contracts. See California Insurance Code 12740
  • Home protection contract: means a contract or agreement whereby a person, other than a builder, seller, or lessor of the home which is the subject of the contract, undertakes for a specified period of time, for a predetermined fee, to repair or replace all or any part of any component, system or appliance of a home necessitated by wear and tear, deterioration or inherent defect, arising during the effective period of the contract, and, in the event of an inspection conducted pursuant to subdivision (b) of Section 12761, by the failure of that inspection to detect the likelihood of any such loss. See California Insurance Code 12740
  • Home solicitation: means a transaction made at the consumer's primary residence, except those transactions initiated by the consumer. See California Civil Code 1761
  • home-to-school transportation: includes all of the following:

    California Education Code 41850

  • Homestead: means the principal dwelling (1) in which the judgment debtor or the judgment debtor's spouse resided on the date the judgment creditor's lien attached to the dwelling, and (2) in which the judgment debtor or the judgment debtor's spouse resided continuously thereafter until the date of the court determination that the dwelling is a homestead. See California Code of Civil Procedure 704.710
  • Homestead declaration: includes both of the following:

    California Code of Civil Procedure 704.910

  • Hospital: means a facility licensed as a hospital under the law of any state or a facility operated as a hospital by the United States, a state, or a subdivision of a state. See California Health and Safety Code 7150.10
  • hosting platform: means a marketplace that is created for the primary purpose of facilitating the rental of a residential unit offered for occupancy for tourist or transient use for compensation to the offeror of that unit, and the operator of the hosting platform derives revenues, including booking fees or advertising revenues, from providing or maintaining that marketplace. See California Business and Professions Code 22590
  • 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 Business and Professions Code 19805
  • Hours of service: means the program hours defined and posted by the adult day health care center for the provision of adult day health care services, pursuant to Section 14550 of the Welfare and Institutions Code, which shall be no less than four hours, excluding transportation. See California Health and Safety Code 1570.7
  • House: means the gambling enterprise, and any owner, shareholder, partner, key employee, or landlord thereof. See California Business and Professions Code 19805
  • house car: is a motor vehicle originally designed, or permanently altered, and equipped for human habitation, or to which a camper has been permanently attached. See California Vehicle Code 362
  • household: means a residential dwelling that is the principal place of residence of the lifeline telephone service subscriber, and excludes any industrial, commercial, or other nonresidential building. See California Public Utilities Code 872
  • Household mover: includes every corporation or person, their lessees, trustee, receivers, or trustees appointed by any court whatsoever, engaged in the permitted or unpermitted transportation for compensation or hire as a business by means of a motor vehicle or motor vehicles being used in the transportation of used household goods and personal effects over any public highway in this state. See California Business and Professions Code 19225.5
  • Housing: includes , but is not limited to, manufactured housing. See California Health and Safety Code 50530.5
  • Housing credit: means the tax credit for low-income rental housing provided under Section 42 of the federal Internal Revenue Code (26 U. See California Health and Safety Code 50199.7
  • Housing credit applicant: means any owner, sponsor, or developer of a qualifying low-income building or project who applies to the committee for either of the following:

    California Health and Safety Code 50199.7

  • Housing credit ceiling: means the amount specified in Section 42(h)(3)(C) of the federal Internal Revenue Code (26 U. See California Health and Safety Code 50199.7
  • HUD: means the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development. See California Health and Safety Code 50852
  • Identifiable writing: means any handwriting, typewriting, printing, photostating, photographing, photocopying, transmitting by electronic mail or facsimile, and every other means of recording upon any tangible thing, any form of communication or representation, including, but not limited to, letters, words, pictures, sounds, or symbols, or combinations thereof, and any record thereby created, regardless of the manner in which the record has been stored. See California Education Code 92951
  • Identification card: means an identification card issued by the Department of Motor Vehicles. See California Health and Safety Code 7150.10
  • Illustrated scale: means a scale of nonguaranteed elements currently being illustrated that is not more favorable to the policy owner than the lesser of either of the following:

    California Insurance Code 10509.953

  • Illustration: means a presentation or depiction that includes nonguaranteed elements of a policy of life insurance over a period of years and that is one of the three types defined below:

    California Insurance Code 10509.953

  • Illustration actuary: means an actuary meeting the requirements of Section 10509. See California Insurance Code 10509.953
  • Immediate family member: means a spouse, child, in-law, parent, or sibling. See California Elections Code 21530
  • Immediate family member: means a spouse, child, in-law, parent, or sibling. See California Elections Code 21550
  • immediate family member: means either of the following relationships:

    California Penal Code 16720

  • Immigrant: means a person who is a citizen of a country other than the United States and is eligible for education services in California or a naturalized United States citizen who is now residing in California. See California Education Code 52651
  • Impasse: means that the parties to a dispute over matters within the scope of representation have reached a point in meeting and negotiating at which their differences in positions are so substantial or prolonged that future meetings would be futile. See California Government Code 3540.1
  • Impasse: means that the parties have reached a point in meeting and conferring at which their differences in positions are such that further meetings would be futile. See California Government Code 3562
  • Impasse: means that the parties have reached a point in meeting and conferring at which their differences in positions are such that further meetings would be futile. See California Public Utilities Code 99560.1
  • Impasse notice: means a written notice which states either of the following:

    California Civil Code 1954.26

  • 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.
  • Implied warranty of fitness: means (1) that when the retailer, distributor, or manufacturer has reason to know any particular purpose for which the consumer goods are required, and further, that the buyer is relying on the skill and judgment of the seller to select and furnish suitable goods, then there is an implied warranty that the goods shall be fit for such purpose and (2) that when there is a sale of an assistive device sold at retail in this state, then there is an implied warranty by the retailer that the device is specifically fit for the particular needs of the buyer. See California Civil Code 1791.1
  • Improper means: includes theft, bribery, misrepresentation, breach or inducement of a breach of a duty to maintain secrecy, or espionage through electronic or other means. See California Civil Code 3426.1
  • improvements pertaining to the realty: include any machinery or equipment installed for use on property taken by eminent domain, or on the remainder if such property is part of a larger parcel, that cannot be removed without a substantial economic loss or without substantial damage to the property on which it is installed, regardless of the method of installation. See California Code of Civil Procedure 1263.205
  • In force business: means an existing health benefit plan issued by a carrier to a federally eligible defined individual. See California Insurance Code 10900
  • In force illustration: means an illustration furnished at any time after the policy that it depicts has been in force for one year or more. See California Insurance Code 10509.953
  • 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 the business of shopping cart or laundry cart retrieval: means to search for, gather, and restore possession to the owner, or an agent thereof, for compensation or in expectation of compensation, of shopping carts or laundry carts located outside the premises or parking area of a retail establishment. See California Business and Professions Code 22435.10
  • 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
  • Incidental benefit: is a n accommodation, product, service, discount, or other benefit, other than an exchange program, that is offered to a prospective purchaser of a time-share interest prior to the end of the rescission period set forth in Section 11238, the continuing availability of which for the use and enjoyment of owners of time-share interests in the time-share plan is limited to a term of not more than three years, subject to renewal or extension. See California Business and Professions Code 11212
  • Income: as used in this chapter means the return derived from principal. See California Civil Code 731.03
  • Income and expense declaration: means the form for an income and expense declaration in family law matters adopted by the Judicial Council. See California Family Code 95
  • Incorrect: means any instrument that fails to meet all of the requirements of Section 12107. See California Business and Professions Code 12500
  • Indebtedness: means the net obligations of a county arising from contract or through the operation of law, other than short-term operational expenses, but including and not limited to obligations arising under general obligation bonds, leases, joint powers agreements, and similar obligations or contracts entered into by the county prior to the date on which a petition is filed. See California Government Code 23301
  • Indebtedness: means the net obligations of a county arising from contract or through the operation of law, other than short-term operational expenses, but including and not limited to obligations arising under general obligation bonds, leases, joint powers agreements, and similar obligations or contracts entered into by the county prior to the date on which a petition is filed. See California Government Code 23231
  • Indenture: means the instrument providing the terms and conditions for the issuance of the debt instruments, and may be a resolution, order, agreement, or other instrument. See California Government Code 53595
  • 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
  • Independent auditors: means public accountants who have no direct or indirect relationship with the functions or activities being audited or with the business conducted by any of the officials or contractors being audited. See California Education Code 8448
  • Independent public library: means a public library that is not a member of a system. See California Education Code 18710
  • independent service dealer: means any individual, partnership, corporation, association, or other legal entity, not an employee or subsidiary of a manufacturer or distributor, that engages in the business of servicing and repairing consumer goods. See California Civil Code 1791
  • Indian: as used in this article , means a person who is enrolled or who is a lineal descendant of one enrolled upon an enrollment listing of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, or upon the enrollment listing of a recognized Indian tribe, band or pueblo. See California Business and Professions Code 17569.9
  • 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 Health and Safety Code 25548.1
  • Indigent person: means any of the following:

    California Business and Professions Code 8030.4

  • Indirect expenses: means those items that are identified as indirect costs in the federal Office of Management and Budget, Circular A-87 on January 1, 1985. See California Government Code 8589.10
  • Indirect ownership interest: means an ownership interest in an entity that has an ownership interest in a clinical laboratory, and includes an ownership interest in any entity that has an indirect ownership interest in a clinical laboratory. See California Business and Professions Code 1211
  • Indirect project children: means children of parents who have come to the district subsequent to the start of the state project and who are not employed by a contractor or subcontractor of a state project but who are children in the area in addition to those which would be expected as a result of normal development and growth of the area as determined pursuant to regulations of the director which he or she is hereby authorized to adopt. See California Education Code 16502
  • individual: means a natural person. See California Civil Code 1798.3
  • individual: means a natural person. See California Civil Code 1799
  • 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 Insurance Code 10950
  • Individual plan of care: means a plan designed to provide recipients of adult day health care with appropriate treatment in accordance with the assessed needs of each individual. See California Health and Safety Code 1570.7
  • Individual user of an illegal controlled substance: means the individual whose use of a specified illegal controlled substance is the basis of an action brought under this division. See California Health and Safety Code 11703
  • individualized instruction based upon performance criteria: means an educational method in which (a) aptitudes, interests, motivations, and other characteristics of each student play a major role in the selection of educational objectives and the determination of the sequence of study and choice of materials and procedures. See California Education Code 58401
  • Induction period: means (1) the period beginning September 16, 1940, and ending December 6, 1941, and the period beginning January 1, 1947, and ending June 26, 1950, and (2) the period beginning on February 1, 1955, and ending on the day before the first day thereafter on which individuals (other than individuals liable for induction by reason of a prior deferment) are no longer liable for induction for training and service into the armed forces under the Universal Military Training and Service Act. See California Military and Veterans Code 890
  • 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 Business and Professions Code 20700
  • 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 Business and Professions Code 20700
  • Industrial use: means a use of blood in which the blood is modified by physical or chemical means to produce derivatives for therapeutic or pharmaceutic biologics, laboratory reagents, or in vitro diagnostics. See California Health and Safety Code 1625
  • Infant: means any person less than 35 inches tall and less than three years of age. See California Health and Safety Code 24501
  • 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 Health and Safety Code 24173

  • Informed decision: means a decision by an individual with a terminal disease to request and obtain a prescription for a drug that the individual may self-administer to end the individual's life, that is based on an understanding and acknowledgment of the relevant facts, and that is made after being fully informed by the attending physician of all of the following:

    California Health and Safety Code 443.1

  • Inhabited territory: means territory within which there reside 12 or more registered voters. See California Government Code 25210.2
  • Inhabited territory: means territory within which there reside 12 or more registered voters at the time a resolution is adopted pursuant to Section 23203 or a petition is filed pursuant to Section 23205. See California Government Code 23201
  • Inhalation hazard: means any material defined as "Poison A" pursuant to Section 173. See California Vehicle Code 32101
  • Initial license: means the license first issued to a person authorizing that person to commence the activities authorized by that license. See California Business and Professions Code 19805
  • Initial open enrollment period: means the open enrollment period beginning on January 1, 2011, and ending 60 days thereafter. See California Insurance Code 10950
  • Initiating county: means any county whose board of supervisors adopts a resolution pursuant to Section 23203. See California Government Code 23201
  • injurious object: shall mean those objects specified in the following sections:

    California Education Code 49330

  • injury: as used in this division , includes cancer, including leukemia, that develops or manifests itself during a period in which any member described in subdivision (a) is in the service of the department or unit, if the member demonstrates that he or she was exposed, while in the service of the department or unit, to a known carcinogen as defined by the International Agency for Research on Cancer, or as defined by the director. See California Labor Code 3212.1
  • inquiry: is a writing that is posted by mail to the address of the card issuer to which payments are normally tendered, unless another address is specifically indicated on the statement for that purpose, then to that other address, and that is received by the card issuer no later than 60 days after the card issuer transmitted the first periodic statement that reflects the alleged billing error, and that does all of the following:

    California Civil Code 1747.02

  • Insolvency proceeding: includes an assignment for the benefit of creditors or other proceeding intended to liquidate or rehabilitate the estate of the person involved. See California Commercial Code 1201
  • Insolvent: means :

    California Commercial Code 1201

  • Inspection stop: means any location designated as such in regulations adopted pursuant to this division or any safe stopping place. See California Vehicle Code 32101
  • Inspector: means the supervisor of the precinct board of which he or she is a member. See California Elections Code 325
  • Inspector: refers to an inspector either employed by, or under contract to, the bureau. See California Business and Professions Code 19225.5
  • Installment judgment: means a money judgment under which a lien may be created on an interest in real property under Section 697. See California Code of Civil Procedure 724.210
  • Installment lease contract: means a lease contract that authorizes or requires the delivery of goods in separate lots to be separately accepted, even though the lease contract contains a clause "each delivery is a separate lease" or its equivalent. See California Commercial Code 10103
  • Institutional investor: means a retirement fund administered by a public agency for the exclusive benefit of federal, state, or local public employees, an investment company registered under the Investment Company Act of 1940 (15 U. See California Business and Professions Code 19805
  • instruction: includes classroom driver education, in-vehicle driver training, and correspondence study. See California Vehicle Code 310.6
  • instructional aide: means a person employed to assist classroom teachers and other certificated personnel in the performance of their duties and in the supervision of pupils and in instructional tasks which, in the judgment of the certificated personnel to whom the instructional aide is assigned, may be performed by a person not licensed as a classroom teacher. See California Education Code 45343
  • 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
  • Instructional program: means a program of study that results in the award of a baccalaureate degree or undergraduate certificate, or undergraduate coursework in a program of study leading directly to a first professional degree for which no baccalaureate degree or undergraduate degree is awarded. See California Education Code 70032
  • Instrumental activities of daily living: means any of the following: housework, meals, laundry, taking of medication, money management, appropriate transportation, correspondence, telephoning, and related tasks. See California Health and Safety Code 1569.2
  • 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 Insurance Code 12671
  • Insurance agent: means a person authorized, by and on behalf of an insurer, to transact all classes of insurance other than life, disability, or health insurance, on behalf of an admitted insurance company. See California Insurance Code 31
  • Insurance broker: means a person who, for compensation and on behalf of another person, transacts insurance other than life, disability, or health with, but not on behalf of, an insurer. See California Insurance Code 33
  • insurance fund: means the California Housing Loan Insurance Fund, which is hereby created. See California Health and Safety Code 51603
  • insurance policy: as used in this article means a contract of liability insurance issued by an insurance company authorized to transact business in this state or one issued by a nonadmitted carrier whose activities in this state are controlled by the Surplus Line Association, which insures the policyholder against loss from legal liability for damages on property upon which work is being performed or has been completed, including third-party losses, as a result of an accident or occurrence due to participation in control, prevention, or repair activities that require a license under this chapter. See California Business and Professions Code 8692
  • Insurance reserve requirement: means an amount established by the agency, which shall, as of any particular date of computation, be at least equal to the total of both of the following:

    California Health and Safety Code 51603

  • Insured loan: means a loan insured pursuant to Chapter 4 (commencing with Section 51650). See California Health and Safety Code 51603
  • 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 Insurance Code 12671
  • Insurer: means any person, firm, association, or corporation admitted by the commissioner as an insurer in this state. See California Insurance Code 1781.2
  • Insurer: includes the State Compensation Insurance Fund and any private company, corporation, mutual association, and reciprocal or interinsurance exchange, authorized under the laws of this state to insure employers against liability for compensation under this part and under Division 4 (commencing with Section 3201), and any employer to whom a certificate of consent to self-insure has been issued. See California Labor Code 6302
  • Insurer: means every insurer transacting disability insurance, every self-insured employee welfare plan, and every nonprofit hospital service plan specified in subdivision (e). See California Insurance Code 10601
  • Insurer: includes an insurance company and any person authorized to represent the insurer with respect to a claim. See California Business and Professions Code 9875
  • Inter vivos: Transfer of property from one living person to another living person.
  • Interested party: means a trustee, a committee of creditors, an affected creditor, an indenture trustee, a pension fund, a bondholder, a union that, under its collective bargaining agreements, has standing to initiate contract or debt restructuring negotiations with the municipality, or a representative selected by an association of retired employees of the public entity who receive income from the public entity convening the neutral evaluation. See California Government Code 53760.1
  • interested person: means any person owning an interest in the park or the land embraced within it as reversioner, remainderman, abutting property owner, or otherwise. See California Government Code 38402
  • Intergenerational staff: means persons of various generations. See California Education Code 8208
  • interior design organization: means a nonprofit organization, exempt from taxation under Section 501(c)(3) of Title 26 of the United States Code, of certified interior designers whose governing board shall include representatives of the public, except that an organization that is not currently exempt under that section that submits an application to the Internal Revenue Service requesting an exemption under that section shall be eligible to be an interior design organization if it meets the requirements under that section within a reasonable period of time. See California Business and Professions Code 5800
  • interment: include cremation, except that the election of the form of interment as between burial and cremation shall be made pursuant to the first paragraph of Section 7100 of the Health and Safety Code. See California Military and Veterans Code 940.5
  • Interment right: means the rights held by the owner to use or control the use of a plot authorized by this part, for the interment of human remains, including both of the following rights:

    California Health and Safety Code 9002

  • Intermodal marine terminal: means a marine terminal location or facility that engages in discharging or receiving equipment owned, operated, or controlled by an equipment provider. See California Business and Professions Code 22928
  • International funds transfer: means any transaction originated by the taxpayer and utilizing "SWIFT" the international electronic payment system to transfer funds in which the taxpayer debits its own bank account, and credits the funds to a United States bank that credits the state's bank account. See California Insurance Code 45
  • Interrogatories: Written questions asked by one party of an opposing party, who must answer them in writing under oath; a discovery device in a lawsuit.
  • Intestate: Dying without leaving a will.
  • Invention: shall mean (1) an invention, (2) an idea, (3) a concept, or (4) any combination thereof. See California Business and Professions Code 22371
  • Invention developer: shall mean any person, firm, corporation, or association, and the agents, employees, or representatives of such person, firm, corporation, or association that develops or promotes or offers to develop or promote an invention, except (1) any department or agency of the federal, state, or local government, (2) any charitable, scientific, educational, religious, or other organization qualified under Section 501(c)(3) or described in Section 170(b)(1)(a) of the Internal Revenue of Code of 1954, as amended, (3) any person, firm, corporation, association, or other entity whose gross receipts from contracts for invention development services, as defined in subdivision (a) of Section 22371, do not exceed 10 percent of its gross receipts from all sources during the fiscal year preceding the year in which any contract for invention development services is signed, or (4) any person, firm, corporation, association or other entity that does not charge a fee for invention development services. See California Business and Professions Code 22371
  • Invention development services: shall include acts required or promised to be performed, or actually performed, or both, by an invention developer for a customer. See California Business and Professions Code 22371
  • 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 Civil Code 1786.2
  • 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 Civil Code 1786.2
  • Investing agency: means the Public Employees' Retirement System, as defined by Section 20004. See California Government Code 53800
  • 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.
  • Issue: includes use, distribute, give away, sell and furnish. See California Business and Professions Code 17700
  • Issuer: shall mean the authority when the authority is the issuer of the bonds, and shall mean the project sponsor when the authority has authorized the project sponsor to be the issuer of the bonds. See California Government Code 64102
  • Issuer: means a city, county, city and county, school district, community college district, or special district, secured by the levy of ad valorem taxes, authorized to issue bonds pursuant to this article. See California Government Code 53507
  • 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 Commercial Code 7102
  • item: includes but is not limited to any paper, document, book, map, or other type of record. See California Government Code 12220
  • Item: means any goods and services, and includes coupon books which are to be used with businesses other than the seller's business. See California Business and Professions Code 17511.2
  • Item: means an instrument or a promise or order to pay money handled by a bank for collection or payment. See California Commercial Code 4104
  • 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 Civil Code 1785.3
  • 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 meeting: An occasion, often ceremonial, when the House and Senate each adopt a unanimous consent agreement
  • Joint occupancy facilities: means any building constructed pursuant to this chapter which is occupied jointly by a school district and a private entity specified in Section 17811 or one or more buildings which are constructed pursuant to this chapter on the same property used by the district and the private entity, but are not occupied jointly. See California Education Code 17110
  • Joint powers authority: means a joint powers authority established pursuant to Chapter 5 (commencing with Section 6500) of Division 7 of Title 1 of the Government Code that is formed in part to protect agricultural land. See California Public Resources Code 10280.5
  • Joint resolution: A legislative measure which requires the approval of both chambers.
  • 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.
  • Judge: means the administrative law judge presiding over the dismissal or suspension hearing. See California Education Code 44990
  • Judgement: The official decision of a court finally determining the respective rights and claims of the parties to a suit.
  • Judgment: means a final judgment for the payment of money rendered against a local public entity. See California Government Code 970
  • Judgment debtor: includes a person from whom the state is seeking to collect a tax liability under Article 4 (commencing with Section 706. See California Code of Civil Procedure 706.011
  • Judicial office: means the office filled by any judicial officer. See California Elections Code 326
  • Judicial officer: means any Justice of the Supreme Court, justice of a court of appeal, or judge of the superior court. See California Elections Code 327
  • 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 Business and Professions Code 21600
  • 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 Business and Professions Code 21601
  • Junk dealer: has the meaning defined in Section 21601. See California Business and Professions Code 21651
  • junk yard: includes any yard, plot, space, inclosure, building or any other place where junk is collected, stored, gathered together and kept. See California Business and Professions Code 21602
  • Jurisprudence: The study of law and the structure of the legal system.
  • Juror: A person who is on the jury.
  • Jury instructions: A judge's directions to the jury before it begins deliberations regarding the factual questions it must answer and the legal rules that it must apply. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Justice reinvestment: is a data-driven approach to reduce corrections and related criminal justice spending and reinvest savings in strategies designed to increase public safety. See California Penal Code 17.5
  • Kelp: means kelp or other marine aquatic plants and the seeds thereof. See California Fish and Game Code 51
  • 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 Business and Professions Code 19805
  • Key employee license: means a state license authorizing the holder to be employed as a key employee. See California Business and Professions Code 19805
  • Know: means to have actual knowledge. See California Health and Safety Code 7150.10
  • knowingly: import s only a knowledge that the facts exist which bring the act or omission within the provisions of this code. See California Penal Code 7
  • label: includes label, imprint, trade-mark, tag, stamp, inscription, or other device. See California Labor Code 1010
  • Labor Commissioner: means Chief of the Division of Labor Standards Enforcement. See California Labor Code 21
  • labor dispute: as used in this chapter has the same meaning as set forth in clauses (i), (ii), and (iii) of paragraph (4) of subdivision (b) of Section 527. See California Labor Code 1138.4
  • 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
  • laboratory director: means any person who is any of the following:

    California Business and Professions Code 1209

  • 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 Civil Code 1980
  • 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 Civil Code 1993
  • landowner: means either the person or persons owning the land or the person or persons owning the timber. See California Public Resources Code 4598.3
  • Landowner voting district: means a district whose principal act requires an elector to be an owner of land located within the district. See California Elections Code 10500
  • 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
  • large-capacity magazine: means any ammunition feeding device with the capacity to accept more than 10 rounds, but shall not be construed to include any of the following:

    California Penal Code 16740

  • Late enrollee: means a child without coverage who did not enroll in a health benefit plan during an open enrollment period because of any of the following:

    California Insurance Code 10950

  • Latent power: means those services and facilities authorized by Part 3 (commencing with Section 61100) that the local agency formation commission has determined, pursuant to subdivision (i) of Section 56425, that a district did not provide prior to January 1, 2006. See California Government Code 61002
  • Laundry cart: means a basket which is mounted on wheels and used in a coin-operated laundry or drycleaning retail establishment by a customer or an attendant for the purpose of transporting fabrics and the supplies necessary to process them. See California Business and Professions Code 22435
  • Laundry cart: means a basket which is mounted on wheels and used in a coin-operated laundry or drycleaning retail establishment by a customer or an attendant for the purpose of transporting fabrics and the supplies necessary to process them. See California Business and Professions Code 22435.10
  • law: means any federal law relating to internal revenue. See California Government Code 1170
  • Law: includes constitutional, statutory, and decisional law. See California Evidence Code 160
  • Law enforcement officer: means any person who is a peace officer, as defined in Section 830. See California Code of Civil Procedure 1299.3
  • 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.
  • Lawyer referral service: means a lawyer referral program authorized by the State Bar of California pursuant to the rules of professional conduct. See California Business and Professions Code 8030.4
  • Layoff: means separation from a position for lack of funds or lack of work. See California Education Code 89530
  • Layover: Informal term for a period of delay required by rule. For example, when a bill or other measure is reported from committee, it may be considered on the floor only after it "lies over" for one legislative day and after the written report has been available for two calendar days. Layover periods may be waived by unanimous consent.
  • Lease: means any contract for the lease or bailment for the use of consumer goods by an individual, for a term exceeding four months, primarily for personal, family, or household purposes, whether or not it is agreed that the lessee bears the risk of the consumer goods' depreciation. See California Civil Code 1791
  • Lease: means a lease or sublease of real property for other than residential purposes, and includes modifications and other agreements affecting a lease. See California Civil Code 1995.020
  • Lease: means a lease or sublease of real property for other than residential purposes, and includes modifications and other agreements affecting a lease. See California Civil Code 1997.020
  • Lease: means a transfer of the right to possession and use of goods for a term in return for consideration, but a sale, including a sale on approval or a sale or return, or retention or creation of a security interest is not a lease. See California Commercial Code 10103
  • Lease agreement: means the bargain, with respect to the lease, of the lessor and the lessee in fact as found in their language or by implication from other circumstances including course of dealing or usage of trade or course of performance as provided in this division. See California Commercial Code 10103
  • Lease contract: means the total legal obligation that results from the lease agreement as affected by this division and any other applicable rules of law. See California Commercial Code 10103
  • Lease financing: means the financial undertaking authorized by this article under which the lessee shall lease the project from the lessor and the rental payments to be paid by the lessee, and any other authorized or appropriated funds, shall be used to secure the repayment of the bonds and the proceeds of the bonds shall be applied to pay the costs of the project and related costs as authorized by this article. See California Government Code 9117
  • lease or agreement: shall include a lease-purchase agreement. See California Education Code 17401
  • 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 Commercial Code 10103
  • Legal material: means all of the following, whether or not in effect:

    California Government Code 10291

  • legal owner: is a person holding a security interest in a vehicle which is subject to the provisions of the Uniform Commercial Code, or the lessor of a vehicle to the State or to any county, city, district, or political subdivision of the State, or to the United States, under a lease, lease-sale, or rental-purchase agreement which grants possession of the vehicle to the lessee for a period of 30 consecutive days or more. See California Vehicle Code 370
  • 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 Business and Professions Code 7500.1
  • Legal Services Corporation: means the Legal Services Corporation established under the Legal Services Corporation Act of 1974 (Public Law 93-355), as amended. See California Business and Professions Code 8030.4
  • 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 the board of supervisors in the case of a county or city and county and the city council or board of trustees in the case of a city. See California Government Code 55701
  • legislative body: means board of trustees, city council, or other governing body of a city. See California Government Code 34000
  • legislative body: means :

    California Streets and Highways Code 31503

  • legislative body: means the city council or board of trustees in the case of a city, the board of supervisors in the case of a county or a city and county, or the board of directors, trustees, or governors or other governing body in the case of a special district or any other municipal or public corporation or district. See California Government Code 54706
  • legislative body: means both of the following:

    California Code of Civil Procedure 1245.310

  • Legislative body: means the city council, board of supervisors, or other legislative or governing body of a local agency. See California Government Code 53595
  • Legislative body: means the legislative body of the local agency as defined in Section 53000. See California Government Code 53500
  • Legislative body: as used in this division , means board of supervisors in the case of a county or city and county, and city council or board of trustees in the case of a city, unless the context otherwise requires. See California Government Code 50002
  • Legislative body: means the governing body of the issuer. See California Government Code 53507
  • Legislative body: means the legislative body, as defined in Section 53000, of the local agency. See California Government Code 53540
  • legislative body: means the city council or board of trustees in the case of a city, the board of supervisors in the case of a county or a city and county, or the board of directors, trustees, or governors or other governing body in the case of a special district or any other municipal or public corporation or district. See California Government Code 53971
  • Legislative body: means the elected or appointed governing body or authority of a local agency. See California Government Code 53995
  • Legislative body: means any or all of the following:

    California Education Code 89305.1

  • Legislative records: means any writing prepared on or after December 2, 1974, which contains information relating to the conduct of the public's business prepared, owned, used, or retained by the Legislature. See California Government Code 9072
  • Legislative session: That part of a chamber's daily session in which it considers legislative business (bills, resolutions, and actions related thereto).
  • Legislature: includes any Member of the Legislature, any legislative officer, any standing, joint, or select committee or subcommittee of the Senate and Assembly, and any other agency or employee of the Legislature. See California Government Code 9072
  • Lender: means any person other than an automobile dealer or automobile distributor who is engaged in the business of financing the purchase or sale of motor vehicles or of buying conditional sales contracts, chattel mortgages or leases on motor vehicles sold at retail within this state. See California Business and Professions Code 18402
  • Lender: includes either of the following persons:

    California Health and Safety Code 25548.1

  • Lessee: means an individual who leases consumer goods under a lease. See California Civil Code 1791
  • Lessee: means the Legislature, acting through its authorized representative as provided for in this article. See California Government Code 9117
  • Lessee: means a school district or county superintendent of schools to whom the board has leased a portable classroom pursuant to this chapter. See California Education Code 17087
  • Lessee: means a person who acquires the right to possession and use of goods under a lease. See California Commercial Code 10103
  • Lessor: means a person who regularly leases consumer goods under a lease. See California Civil Code 1791
  • Lessor: means any person or entity that provides or offers to provide personal property for use by consumers pursuant to a rental-purchase agreement. See California Civil Code 1812.622
  • Lessor: means the State Public Works Board acting pursuant to the State Building Construction Act of 1955, Part 10b (commencing with Section 15800) of Division 3 of Title 2, a joint exercise of powers agency established between the lessee and any qualifying entity of government and acting pursuant to the Joint Exercise of Powers Act, Chapter 5 (commencing with Section 6500) of Division 7 of Title 1, or any other person, corporation, partnership, or other entity serving as the lessor under the lease financing. See California Government Code 9117
  • Lessor: includes "bailor" and "lease" includes "bailment. See California Vehicle Code 372
  • Lessor: means a person who transfers the right to possession and use of goods under a lease. See California Commercial Code 10103
  • Libraries for institutionalized persons: means libraries maintained by institutions for the purpose of serving their resident populations. See California Education Code 18710
  • library districts: as used in this chapter mean "union high school library district. See California Education Code 18301
  • library trustees: as used in this chapter mean the regularly elected union high school trustees who reside within the library district. See California Education Code 18300
  • 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 Business and Professions Code 19805
  • License: means a license issued by the Labor Commissioner to carry on the business, activities, or operations of a farm labor contractor under this chapter. See California Labor Code 1682
  • License: means a basic permit to operate a pediatric day health and respite care facility. See California Health and Safety Code 1760.2
  • License: includes "certificate" "permit" and "registration. See California Business and Professions Code 2421
  • license: includes certificate, registration, or any other authorization to engage in practice regulated by this chapter. See California Business and Professions Code 2750
  • license: means a basic permit to operate a community care facility. See California Health and Safety Code 1503
  • license: includes certificate or permit. See California Business and Professions Code 5096.7
  • License: means a basic permit to operate a residential care facility for the elderly. See California Health and Safety Code 1569.2
  • License: includes certificate, registration or other means to engage in a business or profession regulated by this code. See California Business and Professions Code 477
  • License: means a basic permit to operate an adult day health care center. See California Health and Safety Code 1570.7
  • license: shall include a permit or a certificate issued by a state agency. See California Penal Code 23
  • License: as used in this chapter also includes a "permit". See California Business and Professions Code 18631
  • license: includes certificate or permit. See California Business and Professions Code 5096.7
  • license: includes a license, limited permit, or any other authorization to engage in practice regulated by this chapter. See California Business and Professions Code 2570.26
  • 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 Business and Professions Code 4027
  • Licensed gambling establishment: means the gambling premises encompassed by a state gambling license. See California Business and Professions Code 19805
  • licensed gun show producer: means a person who has been issued a certificate of eligibility by the Department of Justice pursuant to Section 27200. See California Penal Code 16800
  • 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 Business and Professions Code 4027
  • 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 Business and Professions Code 4027
  • Licensed midwife: means an individual to whom a license to practice midwifery has been issued pursuant to this article. See California Business and Professions Code 2506
  • licensed premises: except as otherwise defined in Section 19812, means one or more rooms where a controlled gambling or activity directly related to controlled gambling occurs. See California Business and Professions Code 19805
  • Licensed producer: means a licensed insurance agent, broker, or reinsurance intermediary. See California Insurance Code 1781.2
  • 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 Business and Professions Code 2902
  • Licensee: means a person licensed under this chapter. See California Insurance Code 14001
  • Licensee: means a person licensed under this chapter. See California Insurance Code 15001
  • Licensee: means a farm labor contractor who holds a valid and unrevoked license under this chapter. See California Labor Code 1682
  • Licensee: means a person licensed to conduct a prepaid rental listing service or a person engaged in the business of a prepaid rental listing service under a real estate broker license. See California Business and Professions Code 10167
  • Licensee: means the holder of a license issued under Chapter 2 (commencing with Section 1250) or Chapter 8. See California Health and Safety Code 1418
  • licensee: means an insurer, agent, broker, or any other person who is required to be licensed by the department. See California Insurance Code 38.6
  • Licensee: includes the holder of a license. See California Business and Professions Code 2421
  • 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 Business and Professions Code 2041
  • Licensee: means an individual, partnership, limited liability company, or corporation licensed under this chapter as a repossession agency. See California Business and Professions Code 7500.1
  • licensing agency: means a panel of the Division of Medical Quality. See California Business and Professions Code 825
  • Licensing authority: means the board, which has jurisdiction over a particular licensee. See California Business and Professions Code 2421
  • Licensing board: means any board, as defined in Section 22, the State Bar of California, and the Department of Real Estate. See California Business and Professions Code 30
  • Lien: means a mortgage, deed of trust, or other security interest in property whether arising from contract, statute, common law, or equity. See California Code of Civil Procedure 872.010
  • lien: means a mortgage, deed of trust, or other security interest in property whether arising from contract, statute, common law, or equity. See California Code of Civil Procedure 1265.210
  • 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 Commercial Code 10103
  • Lien: means a charge against or an interest in property to secure payment of a debt or performance of an obligation, and includes a security interest created by agreement, a judicial lien obtained by legal or equitable process or proceedings, a common-law lien, or a statutory lien. See California Civil Code 3439.01
  • Life and disability insurance analyst: means a person who, for a fee or compensation of any kind, paid by or derived from any person or source other than an insurer, advises, purports to advise, or offers to advise any person insured under, named as beneficiary of, or having any interest in, a life or disability insurance contract, in any manner concerning that contract or his or her rights in respect thereto. See California Insurance Code 32.5
  • Life estate: A property interest limited in duration to the life of the individual holding the interest (life tenant).
  • Life insurance: means insurance upon the lives of persons or appertaining thereto. See California Insurance Code 10509.953
  • Life insurance corporation: means any association or corporation transacting the business of insurance on the lives of persons or insurance appertaining thereto, including, but not by way of limitation, endowments, and annuities. See California Code of Civil Procedure 1501
  • Limitation: means any provision other than an exception or a reduction which restricts coverage under the policy. See California Insurance Code 10601
  • 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 Civil Code 1740
  • 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 Business and Professions Code 19805
  • Limited partnerships: means limited partnerships where all of the general partners are either nonprofit public benefit corporations, limited liability companies where all of the members are nonprofit public benefit corporations, or a combination of nonprofit public benefit corporations and limited liability companies where all of the members are nonprofit public benefit corporations. See California Health and Safety Code 50530.5
  • Limousine: means any sedan or sport utility vehicle, of either standard or extended length, with a seating capacity of not more than 10 passengers including the driver, used in the transportation of passengers for hire on a prearranged basis within this state. See California Vehicle Code 378
  • Lineal descendant: Direct descendant of the same ancestors.
  • lipstick case knife: means a knife enclosed within and made an integral part of a lipstick case. See California Penal Code 16830
  • Liquidator: means a person who is regularly engaged in the business of disposing of assets for businesses contemplating liquidation or dissolution. See California Commercial Code 6102
  • listing: as used in this part includes, but is not limited to:

    California Business and Professions Code 10027

  • Litigation: means any civil action or proceeding, commenced, maintained or pending in any state or federal court. See California Code of Civil Procedure 391
  • Little cigar: means any roll of tobacco wrapped in a leaf of tobacco or any substance containing tobacco and weighing not more than three pounds per thousand. See California Health and Safety Code 14950
  • Livestock: means any cattle, sheep, swine, goat, or horse, mule, or other equine. See California Civil Code 3080
  • Livestock servicer: means any individual, corporation, partnership, joint venture, cooperative, association or any other organization or entity which provides livestock services. See California Civil Code 3080
  • Livestock services: means any and all grazing, feeding, boarding, general care, which includes animal health services, obtained or provided by the livestock servicer, or his employee, transportation or other services rendered by a person to livestock for the owner of livestock, or for any person acting by or under the owner's authority. See California Civil Code 3080
  • Loan: includes , but is not limited to, a borrowing by a local agency represented or to be represented by bonds of a local agency. See California Government Code 53859
  • Loan applicant: means a small business that applies to the board for a loan pursuant to this chapter. See California Health and Safety Code 25299.100
  • 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 Health and Safety Code 25548.1
  • Local agency: means any city, city and county, county, or public district. See California Government Code 54125
  • Local agency: means county, city, municipal corporation, or public district. See California Government Code 54141
  • local agency: means every city, county, city and county, district, or any other local governmental body or corporation empowered to expend public funds for the acquisition of property. See California Government Code 54201
  • Local agency: means every city, whether organized under general law or by charter, county, city and county, district, including school, sewer, water, utility, and local and regional park districts of any kind or class, joint powers authority, successor agency to a former redevelopment agency, housing authority, or other political subdivision of this state and any instrumentality thereof that is empowered to acquire and hold real property. See California Government Code 54221
  • Local agency: means any county, city, public district, or other public agency. See California Public Resources Code 6331
  • Local agency: means any county, city, city and county, public district, public entity or authority or other public or municipal corporation other than the federal government or any federal department or agency, this state, an adjoining state, any state department or agency or any school district in the state. See California Government Code 54240
  • local agency: means a city, chartered city, or a fire protection district. See California Government Code 55600
  • local agency: means a neighboring city, county, fire protection district, joint powers authority that provides fire protection services, police protection district, federal government or any federal department or agency. See California Government Code 55631
  • local agency: means a county, city and county, and city, both chartered and general law. See California Government Code 55700
  • local agency: means a city, county, or city and county. See California Health and Safety Code 50683
  • local agency: means any county, city, city and county, including any charter county, city, or city and county, and any district, school district, municipal or public corporation, political subdivision, or public agency of the state, or any instrumentality of one or more of any such agencies. See California Government Code 53247
  • Local agency: means city, county, or district. See California Government Code 53290
  • Local agency: means any county, city, city and county, including any charter county, city, or city and county, and any district, school district, community college district, municipal or public corporation, political subdivision, or public agency of the state, or any instrumentality of any one or more of these agencies. See California Government Code 53296
  • local agency: means any city, county, city and county, special district, or any other municipal corporation or district. See California Government Code 54705
  • local agency: means municipal corporation or sanitary district. See California Government Code 55000
  • local agency: means county, city, and sanitary district. See California Government Code 55300
  • Local agency: means any county, city, city and county, including a charter city or county, or any special district. See California Government Code 53412
  • local agency: means public district, public corporation, authority, agency, board, commission, county, city and county, city, school district, or other public entity or any improvement district or zone thereof. See California Government Code 53580
  • Local agency: means any city, county, city and county, district, including, but not limited to, a school district or other public entity authorized to enter into a tax increment agreement. See California Government Code 53595
  • Local agency: means county, city, irrigation district, reclamation district, school district, or other municipal corporation. See California Government Code 53430
  • Local agency: means county, city, irrigation district, reclamation district, school district, sanitary district, or other municipal or public corporation. See California Government Code 53460
  • Local agency: means county, city, city and county, public district, or other public or municipal corporation. See California Government Code 53500
  • Local agency: as used in this division means county, city, or city and county, unless the context otherwise requires. See California Government Code 50001
  • Local agency: means any governmental subdivision, district, public and quasi-public corporation, joint powers agency, public agency or public service corporation, town, city, county, city and county, or municipal corporation, whether incorporated or not or whether chartered or not. See California Code of Civil Procedure 1299.3
  • local agency: means county, city, city and county, public district or any public or municipal corporation, public agency or public authority. See California Government Code 53510
  • local agency: means county, city, city and county, public district or any public or municipal corporation, public agency or public authority. See California Government Code 53520
  • Local agency: means county, city, city and county, public district, public entity or authority, or other public or municipal corporation, including redevelopment agencies, housing authorities, and industrial development authorities. See California Government Code 53530
  • Local agency: means county, city, city and county, public district, public entity or authority or other public or municipal corporation. See California Government Code 53540
  • local agency: means county, city, city and county, including a chartered city or county, school district, community college district, public district, county board of education, county superintendent of schools, or any public or municipal corporation. See California Government Code 53600
  • local agency: means city and any district other than school districts required by the Advisory Committee and the Controller to furnish financial reports pursuant to Section 12463. See California Government Code 53900
  • Local agency: means city, county, or other public or municipal corporation. See California Government Code 53920
  • local agency: means any city, county, or city and county, or a district, public authority, or any other political subdivision in the state. See California Government Code 53970
  • Local agency: means a city, county, city and county, special district, school district, community college district, county superintendent of schools, or any other agency of the state formed for the local performance of governmental or proprietary functions within limited boundaries. See California Government Code 53983
  • Local agency: means any city, county, special district, or any joint powers agency composed exclusively of those agencies, that provides fire suppression services. See California Government Code 8589.10
  • Local agency: means any city, county, city and county, fire district, special district, or joint powers agency that provides fire suppression services. See California Government Code 8590.1
  • Local agency: means a city, county, city and county, including a chartered city, county, or city and county, redevelopment agency, special district, school district, community college district, county board of education, county superintendent of schools, or any agency of the state formed for the local performance of governmental or proprietary functions within limited boundaries. See California Government Code 53995
  • Local agency: means county, city, city and county, including a chartered city or county, a community college district, or other public agency or corporation in this state. See California Government Code 53630
  • local agency: means a city, county, or district empowered to levy and collect assessments or taxes. See California Government Code 53730.5
  • local agency: means city, county, or district empowered to levy or assess taxes. See California Government Code 53740
  • Local agency: means any county, city, or city and county. See California Government Code 53800
  • local agency: means county, city, regional park district, school district, community college district, or any other municipal or public corporation or district. See California Government Code 53820
  • local agency: means a county, city and county, city, school district of any type, community college district, county board of education, or any other municipal or public corporation or district. See California Government Code 53850
  • local agency: means county, city and county, city, school district, community college district, or any other municipal or public corporation or district. See California Government Code 53859
  • Local agency: as used in this article , means a county, city, city and county, political subdivision, district, or municipal corporation. See California Government Code 1125
  • local agency: means city, county, municipality, or political subdivision. See California Government Code 53861
  • local agency: means any city, county, any district, and any community redevelopment agency required to furnish financial reports pursuant to Section 12463. See California Government Code 53890
  • Local agency: means any city, county, city and county, special district, or county service area. See California Government Code 54250
  • Local agency: means city, county, or subdivision of the State. See California Government Code 54030
  • local agency: means city, county, or district agricultural association. See California Government Code 54060
  • local agency formation commission: means a local agency formation commission that operates in the county pursuant to the Cortese-Knox-Hertzberg Local Government Reorganization Act of 2000, Division 3 (commencing with Section 56000) of Title 5. See California Government Code 25210.2
  • Local authorities: means the legislative body of every county or municipality having authority to adopt local police regulations. See California Vehicle Code 385
  • Local consumer affairs agency: means and includes any city or county body which primarily provides consumer protection services. See California Business and Professions Code 17506.5
  • Local consumer affairs agency: means and includes any city or county body which primarily provides consumer protection services. See California Business and Professions Code 17201.5
  • Local educational agency: means a county office of education, school district, state special school, or direct-funded charter school as described in Section 47651. See California Education Code 60603
  • local educational agency: means a school district as defined in Section 41302. See California Education Code 47640
  • 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
  • Local election: is a municipal, county, or district election. See California Elections Code 328
  • local government: means any county, city, city and county, including a chartered city or county, or any public or municipal corporation. See California Government Code 53720
  • Local government entity: means any city, county, city and county, or district, including, but not limited to, park and open-space districts, resource conservation districts, and other special districts. See California Public Resources Code 10280.5
  • Local governmental agencies: includes , but is not limited to, the duly constituted governing body of an Indian reservation or rancheria or a tribally designated housing entity as defined in Section 4103 of Title 25 of the United States Code and Section 50104. See California Health and Safety Code 50530.5
  • Local public agency: means any city, county, city and county, resource conservation district, district formed pursuant to Article 3 (commencing with Section 5500) of Chapter 3 of Division 5, authority formed pursuant to Division 26 (commencing with Section 35100), or joint powers authority made up of two or more local public agencies and one or more state agencies. See California Public Resources Code 10332
  • local public entity: has the meaning set forth in Section 900. See California Government Code 866
  • Local public entity: means any county, city, city and county, the duly constituted governing body of an Indian reservation or rancheria, redevelopment agency organized pursuant to Part 1 (commencing with Section 33000) of this division, or housing authority organized pursuant to Part 2 (commencing with Section 34200) of this division, which is authorized to engage in or assist in the development or operation of housing for persons and families of low or moderate income. See California Health and Safety Code 36002
  • Local public entity: includes a county, city, district, public authority, public agency, and any other political subdivision or public corporation in the state, but does not include the Regents of the University of California and does not include the state or any office, officer, department, division, bureau, board, commission or agency of the state claims against which are paid by warrants drawn by the Controller. See California Government Code 970
  • Local public entity: means any county, city, district, public authority, public agency, or other entity, without limitation, that is a municipality as defined in Section 101(40) of Title 11 of the United States Code (bankruptcy), or that qualifies as a debtor under any other federal bankruptcy law applicable to local public entities, and also includes a successor agency to a redevelopment agency created pursuant to Part 1. See California Government Code 53760.1
  • Local taxing entity: means a local public entity that has the power to levy ad valorem taxes, or ad valorem assessments, upon property within the territory of the entity. See California Government Code 975
  • Location: means the place, other than the main or branch office of a real estate broker, where a prepaid rental listing service business is conducted. See California Business and Professions Code 10167
  • locked container: means a secure container that is fully enclosed and locked by a padlock, keylock, combination lock, or similar locking device. See California Penal Code 16850
  • long-gun safe: means a locking container designed to fully contain and secure a rifle or shotgun, which has a locking system consisting of either a mechanical combination lock or an electronic combination lock that has at least 1,000 possible unique combinations consisting of a minimum of three numbers, letters, or symbols per combination, and is not listed on the roster maintained pursuant to Section 23655. See California Penal Code 16870
  • Long-term health care facility: means any facility licensed pursuant to Chapter 2 (commencing with Section 1250) that is any of the following:

    California Health and Safety Code 1418

  • 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

  • Loss reserve account: means an account in the State Treasury or any financial institution that is established and maintained by the authority for the benefit of a financial institution participating in the Capital Access Loan Program established pursuant to this article for the purposes of the following:

    California Health and Safety Code 44559.1

  • Lot: means a parcel or a single article that is the subject matter of a separate lease or delivery, whether or not it is sufficient to perform the lease contract. See California Commercial Code 10103
  • Lower explosive limit: means the lowest concentration at which a gas or vapor can be ignited or will explode. See California Labor Code 7951
  • lower income households: means lower income households as defined in Section 50079. See California Government Code 54236
  • Lubricant: means a lubricating oil or other substance that reduces friction and wear between moving parts within an engine and other motor vehicle components. See California Business and Professions Code 13400
  • machinegun: means any weapon that shoots, is designed to shoot, or can readily be restored to shoot, automatically more than one shot, without manual reloading, by a single function of the trigger. See California Penal Code 16880
  • magazine disconnect mechanism: means a mechanism that prevents a semiautomatic pistol that has a detachable magazine from operating to strike the primer of ammunition in the firing chamber when a detachable magazine is not inserted in the semiautomatic pistol. See California Penal Code 16900
  • magistrate: signifies any one of the officers mentioned in Section 808. See California Penal Code 7
  • maintain: includes maintain, acquire, use, or disclose. See California Civil Code 1798.3
  • maintenance: includes any of the following:

    California Streets and Highways Code 27

  • Maintenance facility or terminal: includes a private business or residence. See California Vehicle Code 34515
  • Major life activities: means functions that include caring for one's self, performing manual tasks, walking, seeing, hearing, speaking, breathing, learning, and working. See California Civil Code 1761
  • Majority leader: see Floor Leaders
  • malfunction: means a failure to properly feed, fire, or eject a round, or failure of a pistol to accept or eject the magazine, or failure of a pistol's slide to remain open after the magazine has been expended. See California Penal Code 31905
  • maliciously: import a wish to vex, annoy, or injure another person, or an intent to do a wrongful act, established either by proof or presumption of law. See California Penal Code 7
  • Manager: means the individual under whose direction, control, charge, or management the business of a licensee is operated. See California Insurance Code 14001
  • Manager: means any employee having significant responsibilities for formulating or administering local agency or departmental policies and programs or administering the local agency or a department. See California Government Code 53296
  • manager: means a manager of a limited liability company. See California Business and Professions Code 17901.5
  • Managerial employee: means any employee having significant responsibilities for formulating or administering policies and programs. See California Government Code 3562
  • managerial employee: is a person who exercises control over a business licensed under this code, whether compensated by salary or commission, including, but not limited to, any person who is employed as a general manager, business manager, assistant general manager, finance and insurance manager, advertising manager, or sales manager. See California Vehicle Code 386
  • Managing entity: means the person who undertakes the duties, responsibilities, and obligations of the management of a time-share plan. See California Business and Professions Code 11212
  • Manufactured home: as used in this part , does not include a manufactured home which has become real property by being affixed to land on a permanent foundation system pursuant to Section 18551 of the Health and Safety Code and is taxed as all other real property is taxed. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 5801
  • manufactured home: means a structure as defined in Section 18007 of the Health and Safety Code, and "mobilehome" means a structure as defined in Section 18008 of the Health and Safety Code. See California Business and Professions Code 10131.6
  • Manufactured home: is a manufactured home, as defined in Section 18007 of the Health and Safety Code, a commercial coach, as defined in Section 18001. See California Vehicle Code 387
  • Manufacturer: means any individual, partnership, corporation, association, or other legal relationship which is involved in the manufacture, assembly, or production of an appliance or whose brand name appears on any appliance. See California Business and Professions Code 22410
  • Manufacturer: means any of the following:

    California Health and Safety Code 14950

  • Manufacturer: means any individual, partnership, corporation, association, or other legal relationship that manufactures, assembles, or produces consumer goods. See California Civil Code 1791
  • Manufacturer: means (i) . See California Business and Professions Code 18402
  • manufacturer branch: is a n office maintained by a manufacturer for the sale of new vehicles to dealers or for directing or supervising in whole or in part the manufacturer's representatives. See California Vehicle Code 389
  • Marine finfish aquaculture: means the propagation, cultivation, or maintenance of finfish species in the waters of the Pacific Ocean that are regulated by this state. See California Fish and Game Code 54.5
  • Marine living resources: includes all wild mammals, birds, reptiles, fish, and plants that normally occur in or are associated with salt water, and the marine habitats upon which these animals and plants depend for their continued viability. See California Fish and Game Code 96
  • Marketing of illegal controlled substances: means the possession for sale, sale, or distribution of a specified illegal controlled substance, and shall include all aspects of making such a controlled substance available, including, but not limited to, its manufacture. See California Health and Safety Code 11703
  • Markup: The process by which congressional committees and subcommittees debate, amend, and rewrite proposed legislation.
  • Massage: means the scientific manipulation of the soft tissues. See California Business and Professions Code 4601
  • Massage practitioner: means a person who is certified by the council pursuant to Section 4604. See California Business and Professions Code 4601
  • Massage therapist: means a person who is certified by the council under Section 4604 and who administers massage for compensation. See California Business and Professions Code 4601
  • Master Settlement Agreement: means the settlement agreement and related documents entered into on November 23, 1998, by the state and leading United States tobacco product manufacturers. See California Health and Safety Code 104896
  • materia medica: as used in this code or in any initiative act referred to in this code, means those substances listed in the official United States Pharmacopoeia, the official Homeopathic Pharmacopoeia of the United States, the official United States Dispensatory, New and Nonofficial Remedies, or the National Formulary, or any supplement thereof, except substances covered by subdivision (a) of Section 4052 and Section 4057 of this code. See California Business and Professions Code 13
  • material: means ten thousand dollars ($10,000) or more in securities or other assets valued at the date of disclosure, or in relevant cumulative salary or other income, regardless of when it is earned or expected to be earned. See California Health and Safety Code 24173
  • material: includes a statement or omission substantially related to the qualifications, functions, or duties of the business or profession. See California Business and Professions Code 478
  • Material alteration: means an alteration as defined in ASME A17. See California Labor Code 7300.1
  • Matrix sampling: means administering different portions of a single assessment to different groups of pupils for the purpose of sampling a broader representation of content and reducing testing time. See California Education Code 60603
  • Matured installments: means the sum of all of the following:

    California Code of Civil Procedure 724.210

  • Maximum household income and asset levels: means the applicable household income and household asset levels for participants, including new applicants and renewing recipients, in the Cal Grant Program, as defined and adopted in regulations by the commission for the 2001-02 academic year, which shall be set pursuant to the following income and asset ceiling amounts:

    California Education Code 69432.7

  • mayor: includes president of the legislative body. See California Government Code 34002
  • Measure: means any constitutional amendment or other proposition submitted to a popular vote at any election. See California Elections Code 329
  • Measuring instrument: means any device, contrivance, apparatus, or instrument used, or designed to be used, for ascertaining measure and includes any tool, appliance, or accessory used or connected therewith. See California Business and Professions Code 12500
  • Medi-Cal threshold languages: means primary languages spoken by limited-English-proficient (LEP) population groups meeting a numeric threshold of 3,000 eligible LEP Medi-Cal beneficiaries residing in a county, 1,000 Medi-Cal eligible LEP beneficiaries residing in a single ZIP Code, or 1,500 LEP Medi-Cal beneficiaries residing in two contiguous ZIP Codes. See California Business and Professions Code 1971
  • Mediation: means the efforts of a third person, or persons, functioning as intermediaries, to assist the parties in reaching a voluntary resolution to an impasse. See California Government Code 3562
  • Mediation: means an effort by an impartial third party to assist in reconciling a dispute regarding matters within the scope of representation between representatives of the Governor and the certified provider organization through interpretation, suggestion, and advice. See California Education Code 8431
  • mediation: means a process in which a neutral person or persons facilitate communication between the disputants to assist them in reaching a mutually acceptable agreement. See California Code of Civil Procedure 1775.1
  • Medical board: means the Medical Board of California. See California Business and Professions Code 2530.2
  • 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 Business and Professions Code 3704
  • medical experiment: means :

    California Health and Safety Code 24174

  • medical facility: includes a hospital, infirmary, clinic, dispensary, mental institution, or similar facility. See California Government Code 854
  • 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 Civil Code 1786.2
  • Medically confirmed: means the medical diagnosis and prognosis of the attending physician has been confirmed by a consulting physician who has examined the individual and the individual's relevant medical records. See California Health and Safety Code 443.1
  • 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 Health and Safety Code 1760.2
  • 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 Insurance Code 12671
  • Medicare beneficiary: means a Medicare beneficiary who is a California resident. See California Health and Safety Code 130400
  • Meet and confer: means the performance of the mutual obligation of the higher education employer and the exclusive representative of its employees to meet at reasonable times and to confer in good faith with respect to matters within the scope of representation and to endeavor to reach agreement on matters within the scope of representation. See California Government Code 3562
  • Meet and confer: means the performance of the mutual obligation of the public transit district employer and the exclusive representative of the public transit district employees to meet at reasonable times and to confer in good faith with respect to matters within the scope of representation and to endeavor to reach agreement on matters within the scope of representation. See California Public Utilities Code 99560.1
  • 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: means a gathering of a quorum of the members of a house or committee in one place for the purpose of discussing legislative or other official matters within the jurisdiction of the house or committee. See California Government Code 9027
  • 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
  • Meeting and negotiating: means meeting, conferring, negotiating, and discussing by the exclusive representative and the public school employer in a good faith effort to reach agreement on matters within the scope of representation and the execution, if requested by either party, of a written document incorporating any agreements reached, which document shall, when accepted by the exclusive representative and the public school employer, become binding upon both parties and, notwithstanding Section 3543. See California Government Code 3540.1
  • Meets applicable standards: means the site was inspected by a CASp and determined to meet all applicable construction-related accessibility standards pursuant to paragraph (1) of subdivision (a) of Section 55. See California Civil Code 55.52
  • Member: as used in this chapter , means all persons who become members of the plan under this part on or after October 16, 1992, and all persons who were members as of October 15, 1992, who elected, pursuant to Chapter 21. See California Education Code 23850
  • Member: includes members of associations without capital stock and holders of common stock in associations organized with shares of stock. See California Corporations Code 13202
  • Member of an athletic team: means member of any extramural athletic team engaged in athletic events on or outside the school grounds, maintained or sponsored by the educational institution or a student body organization thereof. See California Education Code 32220
  • Members: as used in this chapter , means all members who were receiving a disability allowance on October 15, 1992, and all persons who were members of the plan under this part on October 15, 1992, who were not receiving an allowance and who did not elect, pursuant to Chapter 21. See California Education Code 23800
  • Members of a fire department: includes , but is not limited to, an apprentice, volunteer, partly paid, or fully paid member of any of the following:

    California Labor Code 3212.85

  • Membership camping contract: means an agreement offered or sold within the State of California by a membership camping operator or membership camping broker evidencing a purchaser's right or license to use for more than 14 days in a year, the campgrounds of a membership camping operator and includes a membership which provides for this use. See California Civil Code 1812.300
  • Membership camping operator: means any enterprise, other than one that is tax exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954, as amended, that has as one of its purposes the ownership or operation of campgrounds which include or may include use of camping sites, that solicits membership paid for by a fee or periodic payments, such as annual dues, and the contractual members are the primary intended users. See California Civil Code 1812.300
  • Mental health specialist: means a psychiatrist or a licensed psychologist. See California Health and Safety Code 443.1
  • Mental health specialist assessment: means one or more consultations between an individual and a mental health specialist for the purpose of determining that the individual has the capacity to make medical decisions and is not suffering from impaired judgment due to a mental disorder. See California Health and Safety Code 443.1
  • mental illness or addiction: means any condition for which a person may be detained, cared for, or treated in a mental institution, in a facility designated by a county pursuant to Chapter 2 (commencing with Section 5150) of Part 1 of Division 5 of the Welfare and Institutions Code, or in a similar facility. See California Government Code 854.4
  • mental institution: means a state hospital for the care and treatment of persons with mental health disorders or intellectual disabilities, the California Rehabilitation Center referred to in Section 3300 of the Welfare and Institutions Code, or a county psychiatric hospital. See California Government Code 854.2
  • Merchant lessee: means a lessee that is a merchant with respect to goods of the kind subject to the lease. See California Commercial Code 10103
  • Middle school: means a school operated and maintained by a school district or county office of education that maintains grade 7 or 8, grades 7 to 9, inclusive, or grades 7 to 10, inclusive. See California Education Code 49430
  • middle-income families: means persons and families of low or moderate income whose income exceeds the income limit for lower income households. See California Health and Safety Code 50093
  • Mile: means either a statute mile (5,280 feet) or a nautical mile (6,077 feet) depending on the application. See California Fish and Game Code 55
  • Military licensee: refers to a person who, while holding a license or license endorsement under the Real Estate Law, or any of the statutes codified therein, entered the military service of the United States and notifies the commissioner of that fact within six months of such entry. See California Business and Professions Code 10460
  • Military or overseas voter: means an elector absent from the county in which he or she is otherwise eligible to vote who is any of the following:

    California Elections Code 300

  • Military service: signifies federal service after October 1, 1940, on active duty with any branch of service heretofore referred to or mentioned as well as training or education under the supervision of the United States preliminary to induction into the military service. See California Business and Professions Code 10460
  • Milk case: means a rigid, reusable container for packing and transporting or delivering cartons, bottles, jugs, or any other form of packaged milk or milk products. See California Food and Agricultural Code 34504
  • 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 Food and Agricultural Code 62143
  • Mine: means any excavation or opening above or below ground used for removal of ore, minerals, gravel, sand, rock, or other materials intended for manufacturing or sale. See California Labor Code 7951
  • mineral right: means an interest in minerals, regardless of character, whether fugacious or nonfugacious, organic or inorganic, that is created by grant or reservation, regardless of form, whether a fee or lesser interest, mineral, royalty, or leasehold, absolute or fractional, corporeal or incorporeal, and includes express or implied appurtenant surface rights. See California Civil Code 883.110
  • minimal sedation: means a drug-induced state during which patients respond normally to verbal commands. See California Business and Professions Code 1647.30
  • Minimum assumed expenses: means the minimum expenses that may be used in the calculation of the disciplined current scale for a policy form. See California Insurance Code 10509.953
  • Minimum finance charge: The minimum, or fixed, finance charge that will be imposed during a billing cycle. A minimum finance charge usually applies only when a finance charge is imposed, that is, when you carry over a balance. Source: Federal Reserve
  • Minimum status vote: means that:

    California Corporations Code 14601

  • Minor: means any person under 18 years of age. See California Education Code 44990
  • Minor: means an individual who is under 18 years of age. See California Health and Safety Code 7150.10
  • minor: as used in this chapter or Chapter 3. See California Health and Safety Code 1596.785
  • Minor patient: means a dental patient under the age of 13 years. See California Business and Professions Code 1647.10
  • Misappropriation: means :

    California Civil Code 3426.1

  • Mistrial: An invalid trial, caused by fundamental error. When a mistrial is declared, the trial must start again from the selection of the jury.
  • mobile unit: means a special purpose commercial coach as defined in Section 18012. See California Health and Safety Code 1765.105
  • Mobilehome: is a structure as defined in Section 18008 of the Health and Safety Code. See California Vehicle Code 396
  • Mobilehome Residency Law: means the Mobilehome Residency Law (Chapter 2. See California Health and Safety Code 18801
  • moderate sedation: means a drug-induced depression of consciousness during which a patient responds purposefully to verbal commands, either alone or accompanied by light tactile stimulation, no interventions are required to maintain a patient's airway, spontaneous ventilation is adequate, and cardiovascular function is usually maintained. See California Business and Professions Code 1647.1
  • Modified limousine: means any vehicle that has been modified, altered, or extended in a manner that increases the overall wheelbase of the vehicle, exceeding the original equipment manufacturer's published wheelbase dimension for the base model and year of the vehicle, in any amount sufficient to accommodate additional passengers with a seating capacity of not more than 10 passengers including the driver, and is used in the transportation of passengers for hire. See California Vehicle Code 378
  • Money: means a medium of exchange currently authorized or adopted by a domestic or foreign government. See California Commercial Code 1201
  • Money: means a medium of exchange for the payment of obligations or a store of value authorized or adopted by a government or by intergovernmental agreement. See California Code of Civil Procedure 676.1
  • Money exchange house: means any individual or business engaged in the business of exchanging or dealing in the currency of the United States, Mexico, or any other country. See California Business and Professions Code 22515
  • Money of the claim: means the money determined as proper pursuant to Section 676. See California Code of Civil Procedure 676.1
  • Monitoring technology: means any hardware, software, or application utilized in conjunction with an electronic device that can cause the electronic device to capture, monitor, record, or report information about user activities with or without the user's knowledge. See California Civil Code 1812.622
  • month: means a calendar month, unless otherwise expressed. See California Civil Code 14
  • month: means a calendar month, unless otherwise expressed. See California Penal Code 7
  • Month: means a calendar month, unless otherwise expressed. See California Code of Civil Procedure 17
  • moped: is a two-wheeled or three-wheeled device having fully operative pedals for propulsion by human power, or having no pedals if powered solely by electrical energy, and an automatic transmission and a motor that produces less than 4 gross brake horsepower and is capable of propelling the device at a maximum speed of not more than 30 miles per hour on level ground. See California Vehicle Code 406
  • Mortgage: includes a trust deed, "mortgagor" includes a trustor under such trust deed, "mortgagee" includes a beneficiary under such trust deed, or a trustee exercising powers or performing duties granted to or imposed upon him thereunder, and "lien" in respect to real or personal property includes a charge or incumbrance arising out of a trust deed. See California Insurance Code 29
  • Mortgage guaranty insurance: means either of the following:

    California Health and Safety Code 51603

  • Mortgage loan: means any residential mortgage loan or multifamily rental housing loan. See California Health and Safety Code 51401
  • Mortgage loan: A loan made by a lender to a borrower for the financing of real property. Source: OCC
  • Motion picture: means any motion picture, regardless of length or content, which is exhibited in a motion picture theater to paying customers, or is exhibited on television to paying customers or under the sponsorship of a paying advertiser. See California Civil Code 3504
  • Motor oil: means an oil that reduces friction and wear between the moving parts within an internal combustion engine and also serves as a coolant. See California Business and Professions Code 13400
  • motor vehicle: includes every self-propelled vehicle operated or suitable for operation on the highway, except a vehicle used exclusively upon stationary rails or tracks. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 8603
  • Motor vehicle: means a vehicle required to be registered under the Vehicle Code that is bought for use primarily for personal or family purposes, and does not mean any vehicle that is bought for use primarily for business or commercial purposes or a mobilehome, as defined in Section 18008 of the Health and Safety Code that is sold on or after July 1, 1981. See California Civil Code 2981
  • motor vehicle: includes a recreational vehicle as that term is defined in subdivision (a) of Section 18010 of the Health and Safety Code, but does not include a truck camper. See California Vehicle Code 415
  • Motor vehicle: means every motor truck, tractor, or other self-propelled vehicle used for transportation of property over the public highways, other than upon fixed rails or tracks, and any trailer, semitrailer, dolly, or other vehicle drawn thereby. See California Business and Professions Code 19225.5
  • Motor vehicle fuel: means "engine fuel" when that term is used in this chapter. See California Business and Professions Code 13400
  • motor-driven cycle: is a ny motorcycle with a motor that displaces less than 150 cubic centimeters. See California Vehicle Code 405
  • motorcycle: is a motor vehicle having a seat or saddle for the use of the rider, designed to travel on not more than three wheels in contact with the ground. See California Vehicle Code 400
  • motorized quadricycle: is a four-wheeled device, and a "motorized tricycle" is a three-wheeled device, designed to carry not more than two persons, including the driver, and having either an electric motor or a motor with an automatic transmission developing less than two gross brake horsepower and capable of propelling the device at a maximum speed of not more than 30 miles per hour on level ground. See California Vehicle Code 407
  • motorized scooter: is a ny two-wheeled device that has handlebars, has a floorboard that is designed to be stood upon when riding, and is powered by an electric motor. See California Vehicle Code 407.5
  • motortruck: is a motor vehicle designed, used, or maintained primarily for the transportation of property. See California Vehicle Code 410
  • Muck: means excavated dirt, rock, or other material. See California Labor Code 7951
  • Multidisciplinary committee: means the Veterinary Medicine Multidisciplinary Advisory Committee established pursuant to Section 4809. See California Business and Professions Code 4810
  • Multidisciplinary personnel: means a team of three or more people who are trained in the prevention, identification, management, or treatment of child abuse or neglect cases and who are qualified to provide a broad range of services related to child abuse or neglect. See California Welfare and Institutions Code 18951
  • Multifamily rental housing: means any existing structure of more than four dwelling units or any work or undertaking of more than four units of new construction, improvement, or rehabilitation for the provision of housing. See California Health and Safety Code 51401
  • Multifamily residential housing: means an improvement on real estate which is a building or buildings containing five or more residential units. See California Health and Safety Code 51603
  • 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 Business and Professions Code 7500.1
  • Municipal election: means elections in general law cities and where applicable in chartered cities. See California Elections Code 330
  • municipally owned transit system: means a transit system owned by a city, or by a district created under Part 1 (commencing with Section 24501) of Division 10 of the Public Utilities Code. See California Education Code 39800
  • Museum: means a public or private nonprofit institution that is organized on a permanent basis for essentially educational or aesthetic purposes and that owns or uses tangible objects, cares for those objects, and exhibits them to the general public on a regular basis. See California Education Code 20052
  • Music therapy interventions: include , but are not limited to, music improvisation, receptive music listening, song writing, lyric discussion, music and imagery, singing, music performance, learning through music, music combined with other arts, music-assisted relaxation, music-based patient education, electronic music technology, adapted music intervention, and movement to music. See California Business and Professions Code 4653
  • National Bank: A bank that is subject to the supervision of the Comptroller of the Currency. The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency is a bureau of the U.S. Treasury Department. A national bank can be recognized because it must have "national" or "national association" in its name. Source: OCC
  • 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
  • National medical support notice: means the notice required by Section 666(a)(19) of Title 42 of the United States Code with respect to an order made pursuant to Section 3773. See California Family Code 3760
  • native plant: means a plant growing in a wild uncultivated state which is normally found native to the plantlife of this state. See California Fish and Game Code 1901
  • Native reptiles: as used in this chapter means snakes, lizards, turtles, or any other members of the class reptilia native to California. See California Fish and Game Code 5060
  • Navigable water: includes a harbor, bay, inlet, and estuary. See California Government Code 39930
  • Necessary property: means property to be used for a public use for which the public entity is authorized to acquire property by eminent domain. See California Code of Civil Procedure 1240.310
  • negligently: import a want of such attention to the nature or probable consequences of the act or omission as a prudent man ordinarily bestows in acting in his own concerns. See California Penal Code 7
  • 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 Civil Code 1954.26

  • Net contract price: means the new consideration the buyer is obligated to pay for the assets less each of the following:

    California Commercial Code 6102

  • Net proceeds: means the new consideration received for assets sold at a sale by auction or a sale conducted by a liquidator on the seller's behalf less each of the following:

    California Commercial Code 6102

  • Neutral arbitrator: means an arbitrator who is (1) . See California Code of Civil Procedure 1280
  • Neutral evaluation: is a form of alternative dispute resolution that may be known as mandatory mediation. See California Government Code 53760.1
  • New business: means a health benefit plan issued to an eligible individual that is not the carrier's in force business. See California Insurance Code 10900
  • New citizen: means any person who meets all requirements of an elector of, and has established residency in, the state, except that he or she will become a United States citizen after the 15th day prior to an election. See California Elections Code 331
  • New district: means a school district that is formed from all or portions of one or more other school districts by an action to reorganize taken pursuant to subdivision (a) of Section 35511. See California Education Code 35514
  • New motor vehicle dealer: is a dealer, as defined in Section 285, who, in addition to the requirements of that section, either acquires for resale new and unregistered motor vehicles from manufacturers or distributors of those motor vehicles or acquires for resale new off-highway motorcycles, or all-terrain vehicles from manufacturers or distributors of the vehicles. See California Vehicle Code 426
  • New property: means any or all of the following:

    California Streets and Highways Code 31900

  • New resident: means a person who meets all requirements of an elector of the State of California except that his or her residency was established subsequent to the 15th day prior to the election. See California Elections Code 332
  • new vehicle: is a vehicle constructed entirely from new parts that has never been the subject of a retail sale, or registered with the department, or registered with the appropriate agency or authority of any other state, District of Columbia, territory or possession of the United States, or foreign state, province, or country. See California Vehicle Code 430
  • newspaper: means a newspaper of general circulation. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 36.5
  • NOFA: means notice of funding availability, a public announcement that an estimated amount of funding will be awarded by a department program according to specified criteria and schedules. See California Health and Safety Code 50826
  • Nominate: means the selection, at a state-conducted primary election, of candidates who are entitled by law to participate in the general election for that office, but does not mean any other lawful mechanism that a political party may adopt for the purposes of choosing the candidate who is preferred by the party for a nonpartisan or voter-nominated office. See California Elections Code 332.5
  • Nomination documents: means declaration of candidacy and nomination papers. See California Elections Code 333
  • Non-full-size crib: means a non-full-size crib as defined in Section 1509. See California Health and Safety Code 24501
  • noncertificated repairperson: means a repairperson that is not a certificated repair station, a certificated mechanic, nor a fixed-base operator. See California Business and Professions Code 9790
  • Nondisturbance agreement: means an instrument in recordable form by which the holder of a blanket encumbrance agrees to all of the following:

    California Civil Code 1812.300

  • Nonminor student: means a person 18 years of age or older who qualifies as an individual with exceptional needs, as defined in Section 56026 of the Education Code, and who qualifies for services from a regional center for persons with developmental disabilities, as a person with a developmental disability as defined in subdivision (a) of Section 4512 of the Welfare and Institutions Code. See California Health and Safety Code 1596.785
  • Nonparticipating insurer: means an insurer that elects not to transfer or place any residential earthquake policies in the authority. See California Insurance Code 10089.5
  • Nonpartisan office: means an office, except for a voter-nominated office, for which no party may nominate a candidate. See California Elections Code 334
  • Nonpayment of premium: means failure of the named insured to discharge when due any of his obligations in connection with the payment of premiums on a policy, or any installment of such premium, whether the premium is payable directly to the insurer or its agent or indirectly under any premium finance plan or extension of credit. See California Insurance Code 660
  • Nonprofit corporations: includes , but is not limited to, a tribally designated housing entity as defined in Section 4103 of Title 25 of the United States Code and Section 50104. See California Health and Safety Code 50530.5
  • Nonprofit organization: means any nonprofit public benefit corporation that has among its purposes the conservation of agricultural lands, and holds a tax exemption, as defined under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, and further qualifies as an organization under Section 170(b)(1)(A)(iv) or 170(h)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. See California Public Resources Code 10280.5
  • Nonprofit organization: means any nonprofit public benefit corporation formed pursuant to the Nonprofit Corporation Law (Division 2 (commencing with Section 5000) of Title 1 of the Corporations Code), qualified to do business in California, and qualified under Section 501(c)(3) of Title 26 of the Internal Revenue Code as a tax-exempt corporation that has as a principal purpose the conservation of land and water resources. See California Public Resources Code 10332
  • Nonprofit organization: means any nonprofit public benefit corporation that is formed pursuant to the Nonprofit Corporation Law (commencing with Section 500 of the Corporations Code), qualified to do business in California, and qualified under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, that has, among its principal charitable purposes, the preservation of historic or cultural resources for cultural, scientific, historic, educational, recreational, agricultural, or scenic opportunities. See California Education Code 20052
  • nonprofit organization: means an organization that has been qualified to conduct business in California for at least three years prior to conducting controlled games and is exempt from taxation pursuant to Section 23701a, 23701b, 23701d, 23701e, 23701f, 23701g, 23701k, 23701l, or 23701w of the Revenue and Taxation Code. See California Business and Professions Code 19986
  • Nonrenewal: means a notice by the insurer to the named insured that the insurer is unwilling to renew a policy. See California Insurance Code 660
  • nonrepairable vehicle: is a vehicle of a type otherwise subject to registration that meets the criteria specified in subdivision (a), (b), or (c). See California Vehicle Code 431
  • nonrepairable vehicle certificate: is a vehicle ownership document issued to the owner of a nonrepairable vehicle. See California Vehicle Code 432
  • Nonresident: means a person who is not a resident of this State at the time the accident or collision occurs or at the time a cause of action or claim for relief arises against him, and also means a person who, at the time the accident or collision occurs or at the time a cause of action or claim for relief arises against him is a resident of this State but subsequently becomes a nonresident of this State. See California Harbors and Navigation Code 600
  • Nonresident: means a person who does not reside within a district or does not pay property taxes on property located in a district. See California Health and Safety Code 9002
  • nonresident: means a person who is not a resident of this state at the time of the performance of the act referred to in Section 14071. See California Insurance Code 14078
  • Nonresident: is a person who is not a resident of this State. See California Vehicle Code 435
  • nonresident: means a person who is not a resident of this State at the time he or she engages in business in the State as described in Section 19215. See California Business and Professions Code 19215.8
  • Nonurban county: means any county with a population of less than 200,000, as published in the most recent edition of Population Estimates of California Cities and Counties, E-1, prepared by the Department of Finance, Demographic Research Unit. See California Health and Safety Code 50801
  • Notice: includes all papers and orders required to be served in any proceedings before any court, board, or officer, or when required by law to be served independently of such proceeding. See California Government Code 26660
  • Noxious weed seed: means the seed or propagule of any species of noxious weed, as defined in Section 5004. See California Food and Agricultural Code 52256
  • 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 Business and Professions Code 2826
  • Nutrition education: means a planned sequential instructional program that provides knowledge and teaches skills to help pupils adopt and maintain lifelong, healthy eating patterns. See California Education Code 8996
  • Oath: includes affirmation or declaration under penalty of perjury. See California Evidence Code 165
  • Oath: includes affirmation. See California Government Code 15
  • Oath: includes affirmation. See California Labor Code 16
  • Oath: includes affirmation. See California Business and Professions Code 20
  • Oath: includes affirmation. See California Elections Code 335
  • Oath: includes affirmation. See California Public Utilities Code 15
  • Occupational therapist: means an individual who meets the minimum education requirements specified in Section 2570. See California Business and Professions Code 2570.2
  • Occupational therapy: means the therapeutic use of purposeful and meaningful goal-directed activities (occupations) with individuals, groups, populations, or organizations, to support participation, performance, and function in roles and situations in home, school, workplace, community, and other settings. See California Business and Professions Code 2570.2
  • Occupational therapy assistant: means an individual who is licensed pursuant to the provisions of this chapter, who is in good standing as determined by the board, and based thereon, who is qualified to assist in the practice of occupational therapy under this chapter, and who works under the appropriate supervision of a licensed occupational therapist. See California Business and Professions Code 2570.2
  • Occupational therapy services: means the services of an occupational therapist or the services of an occupational therapy assistant under the appropriate supervision of an occupational therapist. See California Business and Professions Code 2570.2
  • offer: means to solicit proposals prior to sale in a manner calculated to achieve a sale under the conditions specified, and to hold the offer open for a reasonable period of time, which shall be no more than one year, unless the time is extended by the selling agency at its discretion, for a period to be specified by the selling agency. See California Government Code 54236
  • Offer: means any solicitation reasonably designed to result in entering into a membership camping contract. See California Civil Code 1812.300
  • Offer: means any inducement, solicitation, or other attempt, whether by marketing, advertisement, oral or written presentation, or any other means, to encourage a person to acquire a time-share interest in a time-share plan, other than as security for an obligation. See California Business and Professions Code 11212
  • Office: means the Office of Emergency Services. See California Government Code 8589.10
  • office: means the Office of Emergency Services. See California Government Code 8590.1
  • Office: means the Office of Emergency Services. See California Government Code 8592.30
  • Officer: means any appointed member of a local board, commission, or other governing body who supervises or is responsible for the work of one or more local agency employers. See California Government Code 53296
  • official traffic control device: is a ny sign, signal, marking, or device, consistent with Section 21400, placed or erected by authority of a public body or official having jurisdiction, for the purpose of regulating, warning, or guiding traffic, but does not include islands, curbs, traffic barriers, speed humps, speed bumps, or other roadway design features. See California Vehicle Code 440
  • official traffic control signal: is a ny device, whether manually, electrically or mechanically operated, by which traffic is alternately directed to stop and proceed and which is erected by authority of a public body or official having jurisdiction. See California Vehicle Code 445
  • offsite building: is a building that is situated on land that is neither owned by a community college district nor leased by a community college district under a lease containing an option to purchase the land. See California Education Code 81130.5
  • offsite building: is a building which 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 81160
  • Old property: means any or all of the following:

    California Streets and Highways Code 31900

  • Older Americans Act: means the Older Americans Act of 1965 (Public Law 89-73), as amended. See California Business and Professions Code 8030.4
  • omnibus claim appropriation: means an act of appropriation, or an item of appropriation in a budget act, by which the Legislature appropriates a lump sum to pay the claim of the Department of General Services or its secretary against the state in an amount that the Legislature has determined is properly chargeable to the state. See California Government Code 920
  • on-premises advertising displays: means any structure, housing, sign, device, figure, statuary, painting, display, message placard, or other contrivance, or any part thereof, that has been designed, constructed, created, intended, or engineered to have a useful life of 15 years or more, and intended or used to advertise, or to provide data or information in the nature of advertising, for any of the following purposes:

    California Business and Professions Code 5490

  • 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 Civil Code 1694
  • 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 Insurance Code 10950
  • 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
  • Open-space purposes: means the use of land for public recreation, enjoyment of scenic beauty, or conservation or use of natural resources. See California Government Code 54221
  • Operate: means the ability to cause a cigarette lighter to ignite. See California Health and Safety Code 14941
  • Operative date: means July 1, 1983. See California Code of Civil Procedure 694.010
  • 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 Business and Professions Code 21661
  • Operator: means a person who operates a solid waste facility. See California Public Resources Code 44201
  • operator: refers to "structural pest control operator. See California Business and Professions Code 8506
  • Operator: means a person who operates a hazardous waste facility. See California Health and Safety Code 25198.1
  • Operator: as used in this article includes a manager or any person in charge of the operation of motels and like establishments. See California Business and Professions Code 17562
  • optometrist: means a person who is licensed to practice optometry in this state under the authority of this chapter. See California Business and Professions Code 3003
  • oral and maxillofacial pathologist: means any person licensed by the department under Section 1264 to engage in, or supervise others engaged in, clinical laboratory practice limited to his or her area of specialization or to direct a clinical laboratory, or portion thereof, limited to his or her area of specialization. See California Business and Professions Code 1207
  • Oral argument: An opportunity for lawyers to summarize their position before the court and also to answer the judges' questions.
  • Oral conscious sedation: means a minimally depressed level of consciousness produced by oral medication that retains the patient's ability to maintain independently and continuously an airway, and respond appropriately to physical stimulation or verbal command. See California Business and Professions Code 1647.10
  • Oral conscious sedation: means a minimally depressed level of consciousness produced by oral medication that retains the patient's ability to maintain independently and continuously an airway, and respond appropriately to physical stimulation or verbal command. See California Business and Professions Code 1647.18
  • ordinance: includes "resolution" where the local agency is authorized to act only by resolution. See California Government Code 53971.5
  • Organ procurement organization: means a person designated by the Secretary of the United States Department of Health and Human Services as an organ procurement organization. See California Health and Safety Code 7150.10
  • Organization: means a person other than an individual. See California Commercial Code 1201
  • Organization: means a person other than an individual. See California Civil Code 3439.01
  • Organized health care system: includes a licensed clinic as described in Chapter 1 (commencing with Section 1200) of Division 2 of the Health and Safety Code, an outpatient setting as described in Chapter 1. See California Business and Professions Code 3501
  • Original: means the writing itself or any counterpart intended to have the same effect by a person executing or issuing it. See California Evidence Code 255
  • Original bill: A bill which is drafted by a committee. It is introduced by the committee or subcommittee chairman after the committee votes to report it.
  • original dedicator: includes any person, or that person's successors and assigns, who has dedicated any land in the city for use as a public park. See California Government Code 38400
  • Original district: means a state-aided or applicant district included in whole or in part in an acquiring district. See California Education Code 16150
  • Original district: means a state-aided or applicant district included in whole or in part in an acquiring district. See California Education Code 16733
  • Original district: means a school district as it existed before an action to reorganize pursuant to Section 35511 or before an action to lapse a school district pursuant to Section 35780. See California Education Code 35514
  • other information bearing on the creditworthiness of the consumer: means information that the person making the offer is permitted to consider pursuant to any rule, regulation, or formal written policy statement relating to the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act, as amended (15 U. See California Civil Code 1785.3
  • Other qualified project: means a nonprofit organization formed for charitable or other public purposes, that does not receive funds from the Legal Services Corporation or pursuant to the federal Older Americans Act, and provides free legal services to indigent persons. See California Business and Professions Code 8030.4
  • Other reasonable costs: means reasonable out-of-pocket expenses directly incurred by a customer that are directly related to the contentions or recommendations made by the customer that resulted in a substantial contribution. See California Public Utilities Code 1802
  • Other specified medical services: means tests or examinations performed or ordered by a PA practicing in compliance with this chapter or regulations of the board or the Medical Board of California promulgated under this chapter. See California Business and Professions Code 3501
  • Out-of-state emergency worker: means a voter who is officially engaged in responding to the proclamation of an out-of-state emergency and whose vocation has been identified in an executive order relating to the state of emergency. See California Elections Code 336.7
  • Outlays: Outlays are payments made (generally through the issuance of checks or disbursement of cash) to liquidate obligations. Outlays during a fiscal year may be for payment of obligations incurred in prior years or in the same year.
  • 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
  • Overfishing: means a rate or level of taking that the best available scientific information, and other relevant information that the commission or department possesses or receives, indicates is not sustainable or that jeopardizes the capacity of a marine fishery to produce the maximum sustainable yield on a continuing basis. See California Fish and Game Code 98
  • Owner: means a person who owns a solid waste facility. See California Public Resources Code 44201
  • Owner: includes any individual, partnership, corporation, or association. See California Public Resources Code 4712
  • Owner: means any person, including his or her legal representative, who has or had a legal or equitable interest in unclaimed property. See California Code of Civil Procedure 1601
  • Owner: includes the United States (except that for the purpose of Sections 5901, 5931, 5933, and 5938, "owner" does not include the United States as to any dam in the condition the dam existed on September 15, 1945), the State, a person, political subdivision, or district (other than a fish and game district) owning, controlling or operating a dam or pipe. See California Fish and Game Code 5900
  • Owner: means a person who owns or controls 10 percent or more of the equity of, or otherwise has claim to 10 percent or more of the net income of, a telephonic seller. See California Business and Professions Code 17511.2
  • Owner: means the person, partnership, or corporation that is a party to a contract with a federal, state, or local governmental agency which provides a mortgage, mortgage assistance, or rent subsidy. See California Health and Safety Code 50852
  • Owner: means a person who owns a hazardous waste facility. See California Health and Safety Code 25198.1
  • 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 Health and Safety Code 25919.5
  • owner: includes natural persons, firms and corporations. See California Business and Professions Code 17562
  • Owner: means a depositor in case of a deposit, a beneficiary in case of a trust, or creditor, claimant, or payee in case of other choses in action, or any person having a legal or equitable interest in property subject to this chapter, or his or her legal representative. See California Code of Civil Procedure 1501
  • owner: means any person with an ownership or control interest in a clinical laboratory. See California Business and Professions Code 1211
  • 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 Civil Code 1954.26
  • 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 Civil Code 1954.51
  • Owner: means the owner as shown on the last equalized assessment roll, except that the person entitled to be shown as owner on the current assessment roll shall be deemed the owner, and except that, where the property affected is subject to a recorded written agreement to buy, the purchaser under such agreement to buy shall be deemed the owner. See California Government Code 23231
  • Owner: means any person other than the landlord who has any right, title, or interest in personal property. See California Civil Code 1980
  • owner: is a person having all the incidents of ownership, including the legal title of a vehicle whether or not such person lends, rents, or creates a security interest in the vehicle. See California Vehicle Code 460
  • Owner: means any person other than the landlord who has any right, title, or interest in property. See California Civil Code 1993
  • Owner licensee: means an owner of a gambling enterprise who holds a state gambling license. See California Business and Professions Code 19805
  • ownership interest: means the possession of equity in capital, stock, or profits. See California Business and Professions Code 1211
  • 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
  • Ownership or management: means the ownership or management of a cooperative or condominium for floating homes. See California Civil Code 800.300
  • Package: means package as defined in Section 30015 of the Revenue and Taxation Code. See California Health and Safety Code 14950
  • Package: includes cartons, wrappers, or other containers which are used for the sale of butter to the retail trade. See California Food and Agricultural Code 37101
  • Paid donor: means a person who donates blood and who receives payment in return for the donation of such blood. See California Health and Safety Code 1625
  • Panel: means the advisory panel of the authority. See California Insurance Code 10089.5
  • Paper cast vote record: means an auditable document that corresponds to the selection made on the voter's ballot and lists the contests on the ballot and the voter's selections for those contests. See California Elections Code 305.5
  • Par fried: means a food item that is fried to reach an internal temperature of 160 degrees Fahrenheit then it is cooled to room temperature so that it may be refrigerated or frozen for future frying. See California Education Code 49430
  • paratransit vehicle: is a passenger vehicle, other than a bus, schoolbus, school pupil activity bus, youth bus, general public paratransit vehicle, or taxicab that is both of the following:

    California Vehicle Code 462

  • Parent: means a parent whose parental rights have not been terminated. See California Health and Safety Code 7150.10
  • parent: means the natural, adoptive, or foster parent of a pupil, a surrogate parent, a family member acting on behalf of the parent, or any person having legal authority to make educational decisions on behalf of a pupil. See California Education Code 51131
  • 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: means a person who exercises care, custody, and control of the child as established by law. See California Welfare and Institutions Code 18951
  • Parent: means a natural parent, an adopted parent, or legal guardian. See California Education Code 49061
  • 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 Health and Safety Code 1765.105
  • Parent organization: means an organization in control of another organization either directly or through one or more intermediaries. See California Health and Safety Code 1569.2
  • Parking area: means a parking lot or other property provided by a retailer for use by a customer for parking an automobile or other vehicle. See California Business and Professions Code 22435
  • Parking area: means a parking lot or other property provided by a retailer for use by a customer for parking an automobile or other vehicle. See California Business and Professions Code 22435.10
  • parking places: includes parking lots, garages, buildings, and other improvements for the parking of motor vehicles. See California Streets and Highways Code 31502
  • Part: means an organ, an eye, or tissue of a human being. See California Health and Safety Code 7150.10
  • Participant: as used in this article , means a seller of travel, as defined in Section 17550. See California Business and Professions Code 17550.36
  • Participant: means a California-licensed osteopathic physician and surgeon. See California Business and Professions Code 2361
  • 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
  • Participant: means a surviving dependent of a California resident killed as a result of injuries sustained during the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, who has executed, or on whose behalf has been executed, an agreement pursuant to Section 70011. See California Education Code 70010.1
  • 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 financial institution: means a financial institution 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 any applicable federal law providing matching funding. See California Health and Safety Code 44559.1
  • Participating institution: means any campus of the California State University or the University of California that elects to participate in the DREAM Program pursuant to the requirements specified for a qualifying institution as set forth in this article. See California Education Code 70032
  • Participating insurer: means an insurer that has elected to join the authority. See California Insurance Code 10089.5
  • 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
  • Participating party: means :

    California Education Code 17173

  • Participation agreement: means an agreement between a participant and the Scholarshare trust, pursuant to this article. See California Education Code 69980
  • partnership: shall include limited liability company, registered limited liability partnership, and foreign limited liability partnership, except where the context or the specific provisions of this division otherwise require. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 28.5
  • Party: means any interested party, respondent public utility, or commission staff in a hearing or proceeding. See California Public Utilities Code 1802
  • Party: means a political party or organization that has qualified for participation in any primary or presidential general election. See California Elections Code 338
  • Party to the arbitration: means a party to the arbitration agreement, including any of the following:

    California Code of Civil Procedure 1280

  • Passenger tramway: includes any method or device used primarily for the purpose of transporting persons by means of cables or ropes suspended between two or more points or structures. See California Labor Code 7340
  • passenger vehicle: is a ny motor vehicle, other than a motortruck, truck tractor, or a bus, as defined in Section 233, and used or maintained for the transportation of persons. See California Vehicle Code 465
  • Passive real estate ownership: means ownership of real estate for the purpose of deriving income from speculation, trade, or rental, but does not include any of the following:

    California Health and Safety Code 44559.1

  • Payment: means the transfer by a blood bank to any person of money or any other valuable consideration which can be converted to money by the recipient, except that payment shall not include any of the following:

    California Health and Safety Code 1625

  • Peace officer: means a peace officer as defined by Section 830 of the Penal Code. See California Health and Safety Code 9002
  • peace officer: signify any one of the officers mentioned in Chapter 4. See California Penal Code 7
  • Pedestrian: includes a person who is operating a self-propelled wheelchair, motorized tricycle, or motorized quadricycle and, by reason of physical disability, is otherwise unable to move about as a pedestrian, as specified in subdivision (a). See California Vehicle Code 467
  • 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 Health and Safety Code 1760.2
  • Pedicab: means any of the following:

    California Vehicle Code 467.5

  • Peer review: is a review conducted by a multidisciplinary group of experienced technical professionals, including, but not limited to, architects and structural and geotechnical engineers who have recognized expertise in the design and performance of earthquake hazard mitigation technologies, who are independent of the subject of the review, and who are peers with the same professional registration as that of the design professionals responsible for the subject of the review. See California Health and Safety Code 16100
  • 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
  • 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 45101
  • Permanent partial disability: means a permanent disability with a rating of less than 100 percent permanent disability. See California Labor Code 4452.5
  • Permanent total disability: means a permanent disability with a rating of 100 percent permanent disability only. See California Labor Code 4452.5
  • Permissible equipment: means equipment tested and approved by the U. See California Labor Code 7951
  • Permit: means a document issued by the division that indicates that the conveyance has had the required safety inspection and tests and fees have been paid as set forth in this chapter. See California Labor Code 7300.1
  • Permit: means a permit issued by the division to operate a passenger tramway in any place. See California Labor Code 7340
  • permit: means a permit that is issued pursuant to Section 33222. See California Food and Agricultural Code 33221
  • Person: includes a natural person, firm, association, organization, partnership, business trust, corporation, limited liability company, or public entity. See California Evidence Code 175
  • Person: includes any individual, firm, company, association, organization, partnership, limited liability company, and corporation. See California Insurance Code 15001
  • person: includes any individual, firm, company, limited liability company, association, organization, partnership, and corporation. See California Business and Professions Code 7512.3
  • Person: includes any person, firm, partnership, general partner of a partnership, limited liability company, registered limited liability partnership, foreign limited liability partnership, association, corporation, company, syndicate, estate, trust, business trust, or organization of any kind. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 19
  • Person: includes an individual, corporation, partnership, joint venture, or any business entity. See California Civil Code 1789.12
  • Person: means an individual, partnership, corporation, limited liability company, association or other group, however organized. See California Civil Code 1738
  • Person: means an individual, partnership, corporation, limited liability company, association, or other entity, however organized. See California Civil Code 1740
  • Person: means any private person, partnership, association, limited liability company, or corporation. See California Public Resources Code 6331
  • person: includes an unincorporated association. See California Code of Civil Procedure 871.2
  • person: includes individuals, companies, partnerships and associations. See California Public Resources Code 8501
  • Person: includes any individual, partnership, corporation, limited liability company, unincorporated association, or other legal entity. See California Code of Civil Procedure 1601
  • Person: means an individual, partnership, corporation, limited liability company, association, or other group, however organized. See California Civil Code 1761
  • Person: means any person, firm, partnership, association, corporation, organization, limited liability company, or business trust. See California Streets and Highways Code 19
  • person: means any individual, partnership, corporation, limited liability company, association, or other legal entity that engages in any of these businesses. See California Civil Code 1791
  • Person: means any individual, corporation, partnership, limited liability company, trust, association, or other organization other than a government or a subdivision thereof. See California Civil Code 1812.300
  • Person: means one or more individuals, organizations, associations, corporations, boards, committees, commissions, agencies, or their representatives. See California Government Code 3562
  • Person: includes any person, firm, partnership, association, corporation, company, limited liability company, syndicate, estate, trust, business trust, or organization of any kind. See California Financial Code 18
  • Person: includes any individual, firm, partnership, association, limited liability company, or corporation. See California Labor Code 1682
  • Person: means any individual, partnership, corporation, trust, estate, cooperative, association, government or governmental subdivision or agency, or other entity. See California Civil Code 1785.3
  • Person: means any individual, partnership, association, corporation, limited liability company, or any organized group of persons whether incorporated or not. See California Food and Agricultural Code 38
  • 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 Civil Code 1786.2
  • Person: includes any natural person, corporation, partnership, limited liability company, firm, or association. See California Government Code 9072
  • person: means any individual, partnership, corporation, limited liability company, or association. See California Education Code 66405
  • person: means any natural person, corporation, partnership, limited liability company, firm, or association. See California Civil Code 1798.3
  • Person: means individuals, corporations, associations, partnerships, limited liability companies, trustees, lessees, agents and assignees. See California Civil Code 3504
  • Person: includes any individual, firm, corporation, association, copartnership, trust, business trust, or receiver or any trustee or conservator for any thereof, but does not include the state or any public corporation, political subdivision, city, county, district or any agency thereof or of the state. See California Education Code 81902
  • Person: means one or more individuals, organizations, associations, corporations, boards, committees, commissions, agencies, or their representatives. See California Public Utilities Code 99560.1
  • person: means any natural person, corporation, partnership, limited liability company, firm, association, or governmental entity. See California Civil Code 1799
  • Person: means a natural person, corporation, business trust, estate, trust, partnership, limited liability company, association, joint venture, government, governmental subdivision or agency, or any other legal or commercial entity. See California Civil Code 3426.1
  • Person: means any individual, blood bank, hospital, firm, corporation, or any other entity. See California Health and Safety Code 1625
  • Person: means any natural person, firm, corporation, association, or agent or employee thereof. See California Health and Safety Code 24501
  • Person: includes a firm, partnership, association, limited liability company, or corporation. See California Business and Professions Code 9801
  • Person: means any person, firm, association, organization, partnership, business trust, corporation, limited liability company, or company. See California Water Code 19
  • Person: means a natural person, corporation, limited liability company, partnership, joint venture, association, estate, trust, government, governmental subdivision or agency, or other legal entity, or any combination thereof. See California Business and Professions Code 11212
  • Person: includes an individual, firm, association, corporation, partnership, joint venture, or any other business entity. See California Business and Professions Code 17511.2
  • Person: means any person, firm, association, organization, partnership, limited liability company, business trust, corporation, or company. See California Harbors and Navigation Code 19
  • Person: means an individual, a corporation, a partnership, a limited liability company, a joint venture, an association, a joint stock company, a trust, or any other form of a legal entity, and includes the agents and employees of that person. See California Financial Code 51000
  • Person: means an individual, governmental entity, corporation, firm, trust, partnership, or incorporated or unincorporated association, existing under or authorized by the laws of this state, another state, or a foreign country. See California Health and Safety Code 11703
  • person: includes any individual, partnership, firm, association, or corporation. See California Business and Professions Code 17506
  • Person: means an individual, partnership, corporation, limited liability company, association, or other group, however organized. See California Business and Professions Code 302
  • Person: means any individual, business association, government or governmental subdivision or agency, two or more persons having a joint or common interest, or any other legal or commercial entity, whether that person is acting in his or her own right or in a representative or fiduciary capacity. See California Code of Civil Procedure 1501
  • person: as used in this article includes an individual, firm, partnership, association, corporation, limited liability company, or cooperative association. See California Business and Professions Code 653
  • Person: means any individual, organization, or corporate body, except that only individuals may be licensed under this chapter. See California Business and Professions Code 4927
  • Person: means any person, association, organization, partnership, business trust, limited liability company, or corporation. See California Insurance Code 19
  • 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 Health and Safety Code 25548.1
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, business trust, estate, trust, partnership, limited liability company, association, joint venture, government, governmental subdivision, agency, or instrumentality, public corporation, or any other legal or commercial entity. See California Commercial Code 1201
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, business trust, estate, trust, partnership, limited liability company, association, joint venture, public corporation, government or governmental subdivision, agency, or instrumentality, or any other legal or commercial entity. See California Health and Safety Code 7150.10
  • Person: means an individual, a corporation, government or governmental subdivision or agency, business trust, estate, trust, joint venture, partnership, association, two or more persons having a joint or common interest, or any other legal or commercial entity. See California Code of Civil Procedure 676.1
  • person: includes firm, association, partnership, individual, limited liability company, and corporation. See California Business and Professions Code 1201
  • Person: includes an individual, company, firm, association, partnership, trust, corporation, limited liability company, or other legal entity. See California Civil Code 2981
  • Person: means any person, association, organization, partnership, business trust, limited liability company, or corporation. See California Labor Code 18
  • Person: means any individual, partnership, corporation, limited liability company, or other organization or combination thereof, except that only individuals can be licensed under this chapter. See California Business and Professions Code 2530.2
  • person: includes a corporation as well as a natural person. See California Penal Code 7
  • person: includes an individual, partnership, firm, association, or corporation. See California Business and Professions Code 17360
  • Person: includes persons, firm, firms, corporation and corporations. See California Business and Professions Code 17700
  • person: includes individuals, limited liability companies, partnerships and other associations, and corporations. See California Business and Professions Code 17902
  • Person: means an individual, partnership, unincorporated organization, or corporation. See California Business and Professions Code 2570.2
  • person: includes : laboratory, firm, association, corporation, copartnership, and educational institution. See California Health and Safety Code 1651
  • Person: includes a promoter, club, individual, corporation, partnership, limited liability company, association, or other organization. See California Business and Professions Code 18830
  • Person: includes an individual, a firm, or a copartnership. See California Business and Professions Code 19225.5
  • Person: includes any individual, partnership, limited liability company, or corporation. See California Business and Professions Code 7500.1
  • Person: means a natural person, partnership, joint venture, corporation, limited liability company, or other entity. See California Civil Code 81
  • Person: includes a natural person, firm, copartnership, association, limited liability company, or corporation. See California Vehicle Code 470
  • Person: means an individual, firm, partnership, association, limited liability company, or corporation engaged in the business of selling watches. See California Business and Professions Code 21500
  • Person: as used in this article includes firm and corporation. See California Business and Professions Code 21550
  • Person: means an individual, partnership, corporation, limited liability company, association, government or governmental subdivision, instrumentality or agency, business trust, estate, trust, business or nonprofit entity, or other legal entity. See California Civil Code 3439.01
  • 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: means any individual, firm, corporation, partnership, limited liability company, association, trustee, receiver or assignee for the benefit of creditors. See California Business and Professions Code 18402
  • Person: includes any individual, firm, company, association, organization, partnership, limited liability company, and corporation. See California Insurance Code 14001
  • Person aggrieved: as used in this article , means a passenger, as defined in Section 17550. See California Business and Professions Code 17550.37
  • Personal activities of daily living: means any of the following: dressing, feeding, toileting, bathing, grooming, and mobility and associated tasks. See California Health and Safety Code 1569.2
  • Personal care: means assistance with personal activities of daily living, to help provide for and maintain physical and psychosocial comfort. See California Health and Safety Code 1569.2
  • Personal effects: means any property that is not the property of the legal owner. See California Business and Professions Code 7500.1
  • personal firearm importer: means an individual who meets all of the following criteria:

    California Penal Code 17000

  • personal information: means any information that is maintained by an agency that identifies or describes an individual, including, but not limited to, his or her name, social security number, physical description, home address, home telephone number, education, financial matters, and medical or employment history. See California Civil Code 1798.3
  • personal property: include money, goods, chattels, things in action, and evidences of debt. See California Civil Code 14
  • personally identifiable: as used in this part , includes all of the following information:

    California Education Code 56515

  • Personally identifiable information: includes a pupil's name and other direct personal identifiers, such as the pupil's identification number. See California Education Code 60603
  • persons: includes corporations, firms, partnerships and associations existing under or authorized by the laws of this State or any other State, or any foreign country. See California Business and Professions Code 16702
  • persons and families of low or moderate income: means persons and families who meet both of the following conditions:

    California Government Code 54236

  • Persons and families of low or moderate income: means "persons and families of low or moderate income" as defined in Section 50093. See California Health and Safety Code 51603
  • Persons and families of low or moderate income: means persons and families whose income does not exceed 80 percent of the area median income, adjusted for family size, as determined pursuant to regulations or subsequent guidelines adopted by the department. See California Health and Safety Code 50826
  • Persons and families of median income: means persons and families whose income does not exceed the area median income, as adjusted by the department for family size in accordance with adjustment factors adopted and amended from time to time by the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development pursuant to Section 8 of the United States Housing Act of 1937. See California Health and Safety Code 50093
  • Persons of low income: means persons and families who lack the amount of income which is necessary (as determined by the local public entity) to enable them, without financial assistance, to live in decent, safe and sanitary dwellings without overcrowding. See California Health and Safety Code 36002
  • 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 Health and Safety Code 50093
  • persons requiring supportive services: means persons who are eligible to receive housing assistance pursuant to federal law because of financial inability to provide adequate housing for themselves or persons dependent upon them, who are or will be participating in programs of rehabilitation, education, or social services, and who meet any of the following criteria:

    California Health and Safety Code 50685.5

  • Pest: as used in this chapter , includes any plant, animal, insect, fish, or other matter or material, not under human control, which is offensive to the senses or interferes with the comfortable enjoyment of life, or which is detrimental to the agricultural industry of the State, and is not protected under any other provision of law. See California Health and Safety Code 2800
  • pest control: as used in this chapter are synonymous. See California Business and Professions Code 8505
  • Phase I environmental assessment: means a preliminary assessment of a property to determine whether there has been or may have been a release of a hazardous material, or whether a naturally occurring hazardous material is present, based on reasonably available information about the property and the area in its vicinity. See California Education Code 17210
  • Phototherapy device: means equipment that emits ultraviolet radiation used by a health care professional in the treatment of disease. See California Business and Professions Code 22702
  • Physical agent modalities: means techniques that produce a response in soft tissue through the use of light, water, temperature, sound, or electricity. See California Business and Professions Code 2570.2
  • Physical or mental impairment: includes , but is not limited to, diseases and conditions that include orthopedic, visual, speech, and hearing impairment, cerebral palsy, epilepsy, muscular dystrophy, multiple sclerosis, cancer, heart disease, diabetes, intellectual disability, and emotional illness. See California Civil Code 1761
  • physical therapy: as used in this chapter , and a license issued pursuant to this chapter does not authorize the diagnosis of disease. See California Business and Professions Code 2620
  • Physician: means a doctor of medicine or osteopathy currently licensed to practice medicine in this state. See California Health and Safety Code 443.1
  • Physician: means an individual authorized to practice medicine or osteopathy under the law of any state. See California Health and Safety Code 7150.10
  • pickup truck: is a motor truck with a manufacturer's gross vehicle weight rating of less than 11,500 pounds, an unladen weight of less than 8,001 pounds, and which is equipped with an open box-type bed not exceeding 9 feet in length. See California Vehicle Code 471
  • Place of business: means , for the purposes of any retail seller that sells consumer goods by catalog or mail order, the distribution point for consumer goods. See California Civil Code 1791
  • Place of illegal activity: means , in relation to the individual user of an illegal controlled substance, each county in which the individual illegally possesses or uses an illegal controlled substance during the period of the individual's use of an illegal controlled substance. See California Health and Safety Code 11703
  • Place of participation: means , in relation to a defendant in an action brought under this division, each county in which the person participates in the marketing of illegal controlled substances during the period of the person's participation in the marketing of illegal controlled substances. See California Health and Safety Code 11703
  • place of practice: means any location where optometry is practiced. See California Business and Professions Code 3005
  • Placed in service: means to permit the use of a device that has been tested and found to be correct, as defined in subdivision (c) of Section 12500, and type approved, as provided for in Section 12500. See California Business and Professions Code 12531
  • Plaintiff: means a person who files a complaint or cross-complaint. See California Code of Civil Procedure 426.10
  • Plaintiff: includes a cross-complainant or other person by whom an action is commenced. See California Code of Civil Procedure 583.110
  • Plaintiff: means the person who commences, institutes or maintains a litigation or causes it to be commenced, instituted or maintained, including an attorney at law acting in propria persona. See California Code of Civil Procedure 391
  • Plan: means a plan which specifies the new public facilities to serve residential, commercial, and industrial developments within a defined area and the financing and construction schedule of new public facilities. See California Government Code 53983
  • Plasma center: as used in this chapter , means any place where the process of plasmapheresis is conducted, as defined in Section 1025 of Title 17 of the California Code of Regulations and includes a place where leukopheresis or platelet pheresis, or both, is conducted. See California Health and Safety Code 1603.1
  • Player: means a patron of a gambling establishment who participates in a controlled game. See California Business and Professions Code 19805
  • Plea agreement: An arrangement between the prosecutor, the defense attorney, and the defendant in which the defendant agrees to plead guilty in exchange for special considerations. Source:
  • Pledge: means pledge, assign, place a charge upon and place a lien upon. See California Government Code 53500
  • Podiatric licensing authority: refers to any officer, board, commission, committee, or department of another state that may issue a license to practice podiatric medicine. See California Business and Professions Code 2461
  • 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 Business and Professions Code 2472
  • podiatric residency: means a program of supervised postgraduate clinical training, one year or more in duration, approved by the board. See California Business and Professions Code 2475.2
  • police protection services: includes county criminal justice facilities, which shall be limited to, jails, detention facilities, and juvenile halls. See California Government Code 53971.3
  • Policy: means an automobile liability, automobile physical damage, or automobile collision policy, or any combination thereof, delivered or issued for delivery in this state, insuring a single individual or individuals residing in the same household, as named insured, and under which the insured vehicles therein designated are of the following types only:

    California Insurance Code 660

  • policy of residential property insurance: shall mean a policy insuring individually owned residential structures of not more than four dwelling units, individually owned condominium units, or individually owned mobilehomes, and their contents, located in this state and used exclusively for residential purposes or a tenant's policy insuring personal contents of a residential unit located in this state. See California Insurance Code 10087
  • Policy of residential property insurance: means those policies described in Section 10087. See California Insurance Code 10089.5
  • Policy owner: means the owner named in the policy or the certificate holder in the case of a group policy. See California Insurance Code 10509.953
  • 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 Insurance Code 12671
  • 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 Elections Code 14026
  • 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 Elections Code 14051
  • Polling place: means a location where a voter casts a ballot and includes the following terms, as applicable: poll, polling location, and vote center. See California Elections Code 338.5
  • Pooled securities: means eligible securities held by an agent of depository for a depository and securing deposits of one or more local agencies. See California Government Code 53630
  • Population sampling: means administering assessments to a representative sample of pupils instead of the entire pupil population. See California Education Code 60603
  • Portfolio material: means a selection of representative samples of the child's performance within the program setting that may include, but not be limited to, teacher observations, work samples, developmental profiles, photographs, and audio or video recordings that present a picture of the child's progress over time. See California Education Code 8971
  • Possession limit: means the maximum, in number or amount, of birds, mammals, fish, reptiles, or amphibians that may be lawfully possessed by one person. See California Fish and Game Code 19
  • 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
  • Power of termination: includes the power created in a transferee to terminate a fee simple estate in real property to enforce a restriction on the use of the real property in the form of a limitation or condition subsequent to which the fee simple estate is subject, whether the power is characterized in the instrument that creates or evidences it as an executory interest, executory limitation, or otherwise, and includes the interest known at common law as an executory interest preceded by a fee simple determinable. See California Civil Code 885.010
  • 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 Insurance Code 10950
  • Practice agreement: means the writing, developed through collaboration among one or more physicians and surgeons and one or more physician assistants, that defines the medical services the physician assistant is authorized to perform pursuant to Section 3502 and that grants approval for physicians and surgeons on the staff of an organized health care system to supervise one or more physician assistants in the organized health care system. See California Business and Professions Code 3501
  • practice of audiology: means the application of principles, methods, and procedures of measurement, testing, appraisal, prediction, consultation, counseling, and instruction related to auditory, vestibular, and related functions and the modification of communicative disorders involving speech, language, auditory behavior, or other aberrant behavior resulting from auditory dysfunction. See California Business and Professions Code 2530.2
  • Practice of fitting or selling hearing aids: as used in this article , means those practices used for the purpose of selection and adaptation of hearing aids, including direct observation of the ear, testing of hearing in connection with the fitting and selling of hearing aids, taking of ear mold impressions, fitting or sale of hearing aids, and any necessary postfitting counseling. See California Business and Professions Code 2538.11
  • Practice setting: means either of the following:

    California Business and Professions Code 1971

  • Precinct: means a geographical area within a county that is made up of voters and is formed pursuant to Chapter 3 (commencing with Section 12200) of Division 12. See California Elections Code 338.6
  • precinct board: means the board appointed by the elections official to serve at a vote center. See California Elections Code 339
  • Precinct board member: is a member of the precinct board and includes an election officer. See California Elections Code 339
  • Precomputed basis: means the determination of a finance charge by multiplying the original unpaid balance of the contract by a rate and multiplying that product by the number of payment periods elapsing between the date of the contract and the date of the last scheduled payment. See California Civil Code 2981
  • Preconstruction services: means advice during the design phase including, but not limited to, scheduling, pricing, and phasing to assist the school district to design a more constructible project. See California Education Code 17400
  • Predevelopment loan: means a loan for required expenses, other than administrative and construction, that are incurred by eligible sponsors in the process of, and prior to, securing long-term financing for construction, conversion, preservation, or rehabilitation of assisted housing, and that are recoverable once long-term financing is obtained. See California Health and Safety Code 50530.5
  • Predominantly urbanized: means that not less than 80 percent of the land in the project area meets the requirements of paragraphs (1) and (3) of subdivision (b) of Section 33320. See California Health and Safety Code 34002
  • Preliminary apportionment: means an apportionment made for eligible applicants under this article in advance of full compliance with all of the application requirements otherwise required for an apportionment pursuant to this chapter. See California Education Code 17078.52
  • Preliminary endangerment assessment: means an activity that is performed to determine whether current or past hazardous material management practices or waste management practices have resulted in a release or threatened release of hazardous materials, or whether naturally occurring hazardous materials are present, which pose a threat to children's health, children's learning abilities, public health or the environment. See California Education Code 17210
  • Preliminary hearing: A hearing where the judge decides whether there is enough evidence to make the defendant have a trial.
  • Premarital agreement: means an agreement between prospective spouses made in contemplation of marriage and to be effective upon marriage. See California Family Code 1610
  • Premises: includes any common areas associated therewith. See California Civil Code 1980
  • Premises: includes any common areas associated therewith. See California Civil Code 1993
  • Premium: means contribution or other consideration paid or payable for coverage under a group policy or converted policy. See California Insurance Code 12671
  • premium finance agreement: means a loan contract, note, agreement, or obligation by which an insured agrees to pay to a lender in installments the principal amount advanced by the lender to an insurer or producer in payment of premium on an insurance contract or contracts, plus charges, with the assignment, as security therefor, of the unearned premiums, accrued dividends, or loss payments. See California Financial Code 29002
  • premium financing: means engaging in the business of advancing money, directly or indirectly, to an insurer or producer at the request of an insured pursuant to the terms of a premium finance agreement, wherein the insured has assigned the unearned premiums, accrued dividends, or loss payments as security for such advancement in payment of premiums on insurance contracts only, and does not include the financing of insurance contract premiums purchased in connection with the financing of goods and services. See California Financial Code 29000
  • Premium outlay: means the amount of premium assumed to be paid by the policy owner or other premium payer out-of-pocket. See California Insurance Code 10509.953
  • Prepaid rental listing service: means the business of supplying prospective tenants with listings of residential real properties for tenancy, by publication or otherwise, pursuant to an arrangement under which the prospective tenants are required to pay an advance or contemporaneous fee (1) specifically to obtain listings or (2) to purchase any other product or service in order to obtain listings, but which does not otherwise involve the negotiation of rentals by the person conducting the service. See California Business and Professions Code 10167
  • prepare: means to put into condition for intended use. See California Education Code 66405
  • Prequalifying report: means a report containing the limited information permitted under paragraph (2) of subdivision (b) of Section 1785. See California Civil Code 1785.3
  • prescription drug claims processor: as used in this part , means any nongovernmental entity which has a contractual relationship with purchasers of prepaid or insured prescription drug benefits, and which processes, consults, advises on, or otherwise assists in the processing of prepaid or insured prescription drug benefit claims submitted by a licensed California pharmacy or patron thereof. See California Civil Code 2527
  • present sale: means a sale which is accomplished by the making of the contract. See California Commercial Code 2106
  • Present value: means the amount as of a date certain of one or more sums payable in the future, discounted to the date certain by use of either an interest rate specified by the parties if that rate is not manifestly unreasonable at the time the transaction is entered into or, if an interest rate is not so specified, a commercially reasonable rate that takes into account the facts and circumstances at the time the transaction is entered into. See California Commercial Code 1201
  • Present value: means the amount as of a date certain of one or more sums payable in the future, discounted to the date certain. See California Commercial Code 10103
  • Preservation: includes , but is not limited to, identification, evaluation, recordation, restoration, stabilization, development, and reconstruction, or any combination of those activities. See California Education Code 20052
  • 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.
  • Pretrial conference: A meeting of the judge and lawyers to discuss which matters should be presented to the jury, to review evidence and witnesses, to set a timetable, and to discuss the settlement of the case.
  • Prevailing market rent: means the rental rate that would be authorized pursuant to 42 U. See California Civil Code 1954.51
  • 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 Civil Code 1954.26
  • 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 Health and Safety Code 25548.1
  • Primary election: includes all primary nominating elections provided for by this code. See California Elections Code 341
  • Principal: means an owner, an executive officer of a corporation, a general partner of a partnership, a sole proprietor of a sole proprietorship, a trustee of a trust, or any other individual with similar supervisory functions with respect to any person. See California Business and Professions Code 17511.2
  • Principal: as used in this chapter means any realty or personalty which has been so set aside or limited by the owner thereof or a person thereto legally empowered that it and any substitutions for it are eventually to be conveyed, delivered, or paid to a person, while the return therefrom or use thereof or any part of such return or use is in the meantime to be taken or received by or held for accumulation for the same or another person. See California Civil Code 731.03
  • Principal act: means the law providing for the creation of a particular district or agency or type of district or agency. See California Elections Code 10500
  • Principal county: means the county having all or the greater portion of the entire assessed value, as shown on the last equalized assessment roll of the county or counties, of all taxable property within a district at the time of formation. See California Health and Safety Code 2002
  • Principal county: means the county having all or the greater portion of the entire assessed value, as shown on the last equalized assessment roll of the county or counties, of all taxable property within a district. See California Health and Safety Code 9002
  • Principal county: means the county from which it is proposed that territory with the greatest proportion of assessed value, as shown on the last equalized assessment roll, relative to the total amount of taxable property within the boundaries of a proposed county, is to be transferred to create, in part, that proposed county. See California Government Code 23301
  • Principal county: means the county with the greatest proportion of assessed value, as shown on the last equalized assessment roll, to the total amount of taxable property in the county. See California Government Code 23501
  • Principal county: means the county having all or the greatest portion of the entire assessed valuation, as shown on the last equalized assessment roll of the county or counties, of all taxable property in the district. See California Government Code 61002
  • print: means a multiple produced by, but not limited to, engraving, etching, woodcutting, lithography, and serigraphy, and means multiples produced or developed from photographic negatives, or any combination thereof. See California Civil Code 1740
  • Prior law: means the applicable law in effect on June 30, 1983. See California Code of Civil Procedure 694.010
  • prisoner: includes an inmate of a prison, jail, or penal or correctional facility. See California Government Code 844
  • Private admonition: as used in this article and in Article 3 (commencing with Section 44240) of Chapter 2, is a warning, in writing, to the applicant or credential holder that states in ordinary and concise language the act or omission of the applicant or credential holder and further states that repetition of such act or omission may result in denial, suspension, or revocation of the credential. See California Education Code 44438
  • Private building: means and includes any dwelling, outbuilding, or other enclosed structure. See California Business and Professions Code 7500.1
  • Private capital market: means one or more purchasers of bonds of the authority pursuant to a capital market contract. See California Insurance Code 10089.5
  • 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 detention facility: means a detention facility that is operated by a private, nongovernmental, for-profit entity, and operating pursuant to a contract or agreement with a governmental entity. See California Penal Code 9500
  • private school: is a ny school, whether conducted for profit or not, giving a course of training similar to that given in a public school at or below the twelfth grade, including but not limited to schools owned or operated by any church. See California Vehicle Code 492
  • 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
  • Privatization project: as used in this article , includes the Santa Ana Watershed Project Authority's Arlington Basin Groundwater Desalter Project, which will treat groundwater contaminated by wastewater. See California Government Code 54250
  • Privatizer: means any corporation, partnership, or natural person, excluding municipal corporations, which owns and operates a wastewater or sewerage project pursuant to a franchise, license, or service agreement with a local agency. See California Government Code 54250
  • Pro bono attorney: means any attorney, law firm, or legal corporation, licensed to practice law in this state, that undertakes, without charge to the party, the representation of an indigent person, referred by a qualified legal services project, qualified support center, or other qualified project, in a case not considered to be fee generating, as defined in this chapter. See California Business and Professions Code 8030.4
  • Pro se: A Latin term meaning "on one's own behalf"; in courts, it refers to persons who present their own cases without lawyers.
  • Probation officers: Screen applicants for pretrial release and monitor convicted offenders released under court supervision.
  • Proceeding: means an application, complaint, or investigation, rulemaking, alternative dispute resolution procedures in lieu of formal proceedings as may be sponsored or endorsed by the commission, or other formal proceeding before the commission. See California Public Utilities Code 1802
  • Process: includes all writs, warrants, summons, and orders of courts of justice, or judicial officers. See California Government Code 26660
  • Procurement organization: means an eye bank, organ procurement organization, or tissue bank. See California Health and Safety Code 7150.10
  • Professional employee: means :

    California Government Code 3562

  • Program: means the Mobilehome Residency Law Protection Program established pursuant to this part. See California Health and Safety Code 18801
  • Program: means the State Community Development Block Grant Program created pursuant to federal law (42 U. See California Health and Safety Code 50826
  • Program: means the California Student Loan Refinancing Program created pursuant to this article. See California Education Code 94157
  • Program: means the Capital Access Loan Program created pursuant to this article. See California Health and Safety Code 44559.1
  • Program: means an entity that provides dispute resolution. See California Business and Professions Code 466
  • Program: means the California Dental Corps Loan Repayment Program. See California Business and Professions Code 1971
  • program: means the California Dreamer Service Incentive Grant Program established by this section. See California Education Code 69438
  • Program: means the California Memorial Scholarship Program established pursuant to Section 70010. See California Education Code 70010.1
  • Program director: means a person who, pursuant to Sections 8244 and 8360. See California Education Code 8208
  • 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 Business and Professions Code 1695.1
  • Program manager: means the staff manager of the diversion program, as designated by the executive officer of the board. See California Business and Professions Code 2361
  • Program manager: means the staff manager of the intervention program, as designated by the executive officer of the board. See California Business and Professions Code 2770.1
  • Program manager: means the staff manager of the diversion program, as designated by the executive officer of the board. See California Business and Professions Code 3501
  • prohibited area: means any place where it is unlawful to discharge a weapon. See California Penal Code 17030
  • Project: means the acquisition, construction, expansion, remodeling, renovation, improvement, furnishing, or equipping of an educational facility to be financed or refinanced pursuant to this chapter. See California Education Code 17173
  • Project: shall mean and include all or a portion of the planning, design, development, finance, construction, reconstruction, rehabilitation, improvement, acquisition, lease, operation, or maintenance of highway, public street, rail, bus, or related facilities supplemental to or improvements upon existing facilities currently owned or operated by the department or other project sponsor. See California Government Code 64102
  • Project: means the purposes for which a district has applied for assistance in the rehabilitation or replacement of unsafe school facilities at a given attendance center. See California Education Code 16314
  • project: has the meaning specified in Section 42(c)(2) of the federal Internal Revenue Code (26 U. See California Health and Safety Code 50199.7
  • Project: means the property and the buildings on the property bounded by 10th, 11th, N, and O Streets in the City of Sacramento, consisting of two connecting buildings located at 1020 N Street and 1021 O Street in the City of Sacramento, and the remodeling and rehabilitation of these buildings or destruction and removal of these buildings and the construction of new buildings on this property for use as legislative office facilities, and includes all aspects of the project from initial planning to completion and occupancy by the Legislature. See California Government Code 9117
  • Project: means any one or more dormitories or other housing facilities, boarding facilities, student union or activity facilities, vehicle parking facilities, 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 community colleges, or a combination of such facilities, which may include facilities already completed and facilities authorized for future completion, designated by the board as a project in providing for the issuance of revenue bonds. See California Education Code 81902
  • Project: means the purposes for which a school district has applied for an apportionment under this chapter. See California Education Code 15701
  • project: shall be deemed to include any or all of the purposes for which a school district has applied for apportionments under this chapter, pursuant to any regulations that the State Allocation Board may adopt. See California Education Code 16002
  • Project: means the purposes for which a school district has applied for an apportionment. See California Education Code 16502
  • Project: means the purpose or purposes for which a school district has applied for an apportionment or apportionments. See California Education Code 16702
  • project: means any major, localized, undertaking by or under the jurisdiction of the State Department of Water Resources, or by or under the jurisdiction of the State Department of Water Resources and the federal government, jointly, which has a duration, estimated by the Director of the Department of Water Resources, of more than three years. See California Education Code 41930
  • project: means any physical structure to provide for the conservation, storage, regulation, transportation, or use of water, constructed by the State itself or by the State in co-operation with the United States. See California Water Code 11903
  • 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: as used in this chapter , means the California Science Project. See California Education Code 52955
  • Project: includes , but is not limited to, financing, designing, constructing, repairing, replacing, maintaining, and operating collector systems, pumping stations, treatment plants, and lateral interceptors, and outfall sewers. See California Government Code 54250
  • 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 area: is a n area that meets both of the following requirements:

    California Health and Safety Code 34002

  • Project children: means children of parents who have come to the district subsequent to the start of the state project and who are employed by the State of California or the federal government in connection with a state project and children of parents employed by any contractor or subcontractor of a state project. See California Education Code 16502
  • Project proponent: means a person, public agency, or nonprofit organization seeking to implement a habitat restoration or enhancement project. See California Fish and Game Code 1651
  • Project sponsor: shall mean either the department, a regional transportation planning agency designated pursuant to Section 29532 or 29532. See California Government Code 64102
  • Project tanks: means tanks that would be upgraded, replaced, or removed with loan or grant funds. See California Health and Safety Code 25299.100
  • promise: includes promise, undertaking, contract, or agreement, whether written or oral, express or implied. See California Labor Code 920
  • Promotion: means a plan or device, including one involving the possibility of a prospective purchaser receiving a vacation, discount vacation, gift, or prize, used by a developer, or an agent, independent contractor, or employee of any of the same on behalf of the developer, in connection with the offering and sale of time-share interests in a time-share plan. See California Business and Professions Code 11212
  • 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 Civil Code 1740
  • Property: includes real and personal property. See California Code of Civil Procedure 872.010
  • Property: means personal property used for or intended for personal, family, or household purposes, but does not include any motor vehicle within the meaning of Section 415 of the Vehicle Code. See California Civil Code 1858
  • Property: includes both real and personal property. See California Evidence Code 185
  • Property: means land and improvements, and includes water. See California Health and Safety Code 2002
  • Property: means an interest, present or future, legal or equitable, vested or contingent, in real or personal property, including income and earnings. See California Family Code 1610
  • Property: includes real property, and to the extent applicable, personal property. See California Code of Civil Procedure 760.010
  • Property: means any right, title, or interest in or lien upon real property or part thereof. See California Code of Civil Procedure 770.010
  • Property: means any real property, and any perpetual interest therein, including land, conservation easements, and land containing water rights. See California Public Resources Code 10332
  • 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 Health and Safety Code 25548.1
  • property: includes property real and personal. See California Civil Code 14
  • property: includes both real and personal property. See California Penal Code 7
  • Property: includes all property, real, personal or mixed, tangible or intangible, or any interest therein necessary or desirable for carrying out the purposes of this part. See California Government Code 53800
  • Property: means anything that may be the subject of ownership. See California Civil Code 3439.01
  • Property: means real or personal property, easement, license, or other right in property. See California Government Code 54030
  • Property broker-agent: means a person licensed pursuant to Section 1625. See California Insurance Code 33.5
  • Proposed schoolsite: means real property acquired or to be acquired or proposed for use as a schoolsite, prior to its occupancy as a school. See California Education Code 17210
  • 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
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Prospective donor: means an individual who is dead or near death and has been determined by a procurement organization to have a part that could be medically suitable for transplantation, therapy, research, or education. See California Health and Safety Code 7150.10
  • prospective purchaser: means a person who is solicited to become or does become obligated to a telephonic seller. See California Business and Professions Code 17511.2
  • Protect against: includes repairing, remedying or correcting a dangerous condition, providing safeguards against a dangerous condition, or warning of a dangerous condition. See California Government Code 830
  • 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 Elections Code 14026
  • Protection contract fee: means the consideration received, or to be received, by a home protection company for the issuance of any home protection contract. See California Insurance Code 12740
  • Protective supervision: means observing and assisting confused residents, including persons with dementia, to safeguard them against injury. See California Health and Safety Code 1569.2
  • provider: means a childcare provider who participates in a state-funded early care and education program as specified in subdivision (f) and is either of the following:

    California Education Code 8431

  • Provider organization: means an organization that has all of the following characteristics:

    California Education Code 8431

  • Prudent investor standard: means the prudent investor rule described in Article 2. See California Financial Code 51000
  • psychiatric technician: means any person who, for compensation or personal profit, implements procedures and techniques that involve understanding of cause and effect and that are used in the care, treatment, and rehabilitation of mentally ill or emotionally disturbed persons, or persons with intellectual disabilities, and who has one or more of the following:

    California Business and Professions Code 4502

  • PTEIR: means a program timberland environmental impact report prepared pursuant to this article and Article 6. See California Public Resources Code 4598.3
  • Public accountants: means certified public accountants, or state licensed public accountants. See California Education Code 8448
  • public agency: has the meaning given that term by Section 53050. See California Government Code 960
  • Public agency: includes a federal agency if the requirements of this part would not conflict with, or be preempted by, the requirements of federal law. See California Health and Safety Code 19903
  • Public agency: as used in this part , includes the State of California, and any county, city and county, city, district, or other political subdivision or public entity of, or organized under the laws of, this State. See California Public Utilities Code 28509
  • Public agency: as used in this part , includes the State of California, and any county, city and county, city, district, or other political subdivision or public entity of, or organized under the laws of, this State. See California Public Utilities Code 30007
  • Public agency: means any state agency, board, or commission, including the California State University and the University of California, any county, city and county, city, regional agency, school district, special district, redevelopment agency, or other political subdivision. See California Health and Safety Code 2002
  • Public agency: means any state agency, any county, city and county, city, regional agency, public district, redevelopment agency, or any other political subdivision. See California Health and Safety Code 16100
  • Public agency: means a federal agency, state agency, city, county, district, association of governments, joint powers agency, or tribal organization. See California Education Code 20052
  • Public agency: includes counties, cities, municipal corporations, political subdivisions, public districts, and other public agencies of the state. See California Government Code 1150
  • public beach: means any beach area used for recreational purposes which is owned, operated or controlled by the State, any state agency or any local agency. See California Government Code 54090
  • public body: means any county, city and county, city, municipal corporation, political subdivision, school district, or any other public district or public corporation, any public authority, or any agency of any thereof. See California Government Code 1101
  • Public building: includes any structure, building, facility, or work which a local agency is authorized to construct and automobile parking lots, landscaping, and other facilities, including equipment, incidental to the use of any building, and also includes the site thereof, and any easements or rights-of-way appurtenant thereto or necessary for its full use. See California Government Code 53800
  • 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 employer: means the state, the Regents of the University of California, the Trustees of the California State University and the California State University, the Judicial Council, a trial court, a county, city, district, public authority, including transit district, public agency, or any other political subdivision or public corporation of the state, except as provided in paragraph (2). See California Government Code 1150
  • Public entity: includes a nation, state, county, city and county, city, district, public authority, public agency, or any other political subdivision or public corporation, whether foreign or domestic. See California Evidence Code 200
  • Public highway: includes every public street, road, or highway in this state. See California Business and Professions Code 19225.5
  • Public leaseback: means any lease, sublease, contract or other agreement involving land or buildings, structures, or other facilities which are permanently attached to land, where the agreement is made directly or indirectly between the local agency and a public leaseback corporation, if the proceeds of the agreement provided by the local agency will be used in whole or in part by such public leaseback corporation for payment of principal of or interest on its bonds, notes or other evidences of indebtedness. See California Government Code 54240
  • Public leaseback corporation: means any public or private corporation, or nonprofit corporation, or any public retirement system which has the authority to assist a local agency and which acquires or constructs or finances or arranges for the acquisition or construction of land, buildings, structures, or other facilities which are permanently attached to land for public leaseback. See California Government Code 54240
  • Public library: means a library, or two or more libraries, operated as a single entity by one or more public jurisdictions and which serve the general public without distinction. See California Education Code 18015
  • Public library: means a library, or two or more libraries, that is operated by a single public jurisdiction and that serves its residents free of charge. See California Education Code 18710
  • public library: means any public library as defined in this code, or any county law library established pursuant to Chapter 5 (commencing with Section 6300) of Division 3 of the Business and Professions Code. See California Education Code 19307
  • Public nuisance: means any of the following:

    California Health and Safety Code 2002

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

    California Health and Safety Code 2800.5

  • Public place: means any street, alley, park, public building, any place of business or assembly open to or frequented by the public, and any other place that is open to the public view, or to which the public has access. See California Health and Safety Code 443.1
  • 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 report: means a preliminary public report, conditional public report, final public report, or other such disclosure document authorized for use in connection with the offering of time-share interests pursuant to this chapter. See California Business and Professions Code 11212
  • public securities: means any issue of bonds, notes, warrants, or other evidences of indebtedness and the interest coupons, if any, attached thereto, issued by any public body. See California Government Code 1100
  • 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
  • Public utility: includes every public utility and every business which is a commission regulated subsidiary or commission regulated affiliate of a public utility. See California Public Utilities Code 1821
  • 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 Business and Professions Code 19805
  • Punchcard: means a tabulating card on which the voter may record his or her vote by punching, marking, or slotting. See California Elections Code 344
  • Punching: includes marking a ballot card to record a vote. See California Elections Code 345
  • Pupil: means a person under 18 years of age who is matriculated in a course of instruction in an educational institution within the scope of Section 32255. See California Education Code 32255
  • Pupil: includes a pupil's parent or guardian or legal counsel. See California Education Code 48925
  • Pupil record: means any item of information directly related to an identifiable pupil, other than directory information, that is maintained by a school district or required to be maintained by an employee in the performance of his or her duties whether recorded by handwriting, print, tapes, film, microfilm, or other means. See California Education Code 49061
  • Purchase: means taking by sale, lease, discount, negotiation, mortgage, pledge, lien, security interest, issue or reissue, gift, or any other voluntary transaction creating an interest in property. See California Commercial Code 1201
  • Purchase: means the purchase, loan, or transfer of a firearm. See California Penal Code 28150
  • Purchase: means the purchase, loan, or transfer of a firearm. See California Penal Code 28200
  • Purchase: includes taking by sale, lease, mortgage, security interest, pledge, gift, or any other voluntary transaction creating an interest in goods. See California Commercial Code 10103
  • purchase: include exchange, barter, gift, and offer of contract to sell or buy. See California Business and Professions Code 18402
  • Purchase contract: means a document pursuant to which a developer becomes legally obligated to sell, and a purchaser becomes legally obligated to buy, a time-share interest. See California Business and Professions Code 11212
  • Purchase order: means a sales order, car reservation, statement of transaction or any other such instrument used in the conditional sale of a motor vehicle pending execution of a conditional sale contract. See California Civil Code 2981
  • Purchaser: means a person who enters into a membership camping contract and thereby obtains the right to use the campgrounds of a membership camping operator. See California Civil Code 1812.300
  • Purchaser: means any person, other than a developer, who by means of a voluntary transfer for consideration acquires a legal or equitable interest in a time-share plan other than as security for an obligation. See California Business and Professions Code 11212
  • Purchaser: means a person that takes by purchase. See California Commercial Code 1201
  • Purchaser: means the purchaser or transferee of a firearm or the person being loaned a firearm. See California Penal Code 28150
  • Purchaser: means the purchaser or transferee of a firearm or the person being loaned a firearm. See California Penal Code 28200
  • Qualified borrower: means an individual meeting all of the following requirements:

    California Education Code 94157

  • Qualified business: means a small business concern that meets both of the following criteria, regardless of whether the small business concern has operations that affect the environment:

    California Health and Safety Code 44559.1

  • Qualified court investigator: as used in this article , has the meaning provided by Section 8543. See California Family Code 7852
  • Qualified defendant: means a defendant in an action that includes a construction-related accessibility claim that is asserted against a place of public accommodation that met the requirements of "meets applicable standards" or "inspected by a CASp" prior to the date the defendant was served with the summons and complaint in that action. See California Civil Code 55.52
  • Qualified developer: means a housing sponsor which is certified by the agency to be qualified according to experience, financial capability, and any other pertinent criteria as the fund may establish to carry out rehabilitation and new construction with loans insured pursuant to this part. See California Health and Safety Code 51603
  • 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 individual: means an adult who has the capacity to make medical decisions, is a resident of California, and has satisfied the requirements of this part in order to obtain a prescription for a drug to end his or her life. See California Health and Safety Code 443.1
  • Qualified legal services project: means a nonprofit project, incorporated and operated exclusively in California, that provides as its primary purpose and function legal services without charge to indigent persons, has a board of directors or advisory board composed of both attorneys and consumers of legal services, and provides for community participation in legal services programming. See California Business and Professions Code 8030.4
  • 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 loan: means a loan or a portion of a loan made by a participating financial institution to a qualified business for any business activity that has its primary economic effect in California. See California Health and Safety Code 44559.1
  • 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 Business and Professions Code 7500.1
  • Qualified property: means property that is rangeland, grazing land, or grassland and is used or is suitable for grazing. See California Public Resources Code 10332
  • 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 Business and Professions Code 19805
  • Qualified representative of the commissioner: means a deputy commissioner or inspector who holds an appropriate certificate of qualification issued by the director as provided in Chapter 2 (commencing with Section 2101) of Division 2 of this code. See California Food and Agricultural Code 39
  • Qualified support center: means an incorporated nonprofit legal services center that has an office or offices in California that provide legal services or technical assistance without charge to qualified legal services projects and their clients on a multicounty basis in California. See California Business and Professions Code 8030.4
  • Qualifying institution: means an institution that complies with paragraphs (2) and (3) and is any of the following:

    California Education Code 69432.7

  • Qualifying residential property: includes all those residential dwellings set forth in Section 10087. See California Insurance Code 10089.5
  • Quality control and quality assurance program: means the laboratory procedures implemented to ensure that operator bias, systematic and nonsystematic methodological errors, and equipment-related problems do not affect the results of the testing. See California Health and Safety Code 14950
  • quality mark: means any mark indicating or purporting to indicate that any article is composed of gold or of any of its alloys or indicating or purporting to indicate the quality, fineness, quantity, weight or kind of gold or its alloys in an article. See California Business and Professions Code 22176
  • Quasi-community property: means all real or personal property, wherever situated, acquired before or after the operative date of this code in any of the following ways:

    California Family Code 125

  • quasi-public entity: means :

    California Code of Civil Procedure 1245.320

  • 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 Elections Code 14026
  • Rapid transit: as used in this part , means the transportation of passengers and their incidental baggage by any means. See California Public Utilities Code 28505
  • Rapid transit: as used in this part , means the transportation of passengers only and their incidental baggage by means other than by chartered bus, sightseeing bus, taxi, or any other motor vehicle not on an individual passenger fare paying basis, except as otherwise provided in subdivision (b). See California Public Utilities Code 30005
  • Rapid transit tube: means a subaqueous tube across San Francisco Bay between the City and County of San Francisco and the County of Alameda, its approaches and fixed transit facilities, including, but not limited to, ventilation towers and equipment, tracks, and electrical distribution, control, lighting, and communication systems for the accommodation of rail rapid transit. See California Streets and Highways Code 30771
  • Rate of exchange: means the rate at which money of one country may be converted into money of another country in a free financial market convenient to or reasonably usable by a person obligated to pay or to state a rate of conversion. See California Code of Civil Procedure 676.1
  • readjusted amount of any other tax resulting from supplemental unsecured property tax levies: shall mean the difference in any other tax levy between the amount that would have been levied had Article XIII?A applied to the 1978-79 unsecured property tax roll and the amount levied using the 1977-78 secured roll property tax rate. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 37
  • 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 Corporations Code 23000

  • Real property sales contract: as used in this part is an agreement wherein one party agrees to convey title to real property to another party upon the satisfaction of specified conditions set forth in the contract and which does not require conveyance of title within one year from the date of formation of the contract. See California Business and Professions Code 10029
  • Reasonably available: means able to be contacted by a procurement organization, without undue effort, and willing and able to act in a timely manner consistent with existing medical criteria necessary for the making of an anatomical gift. See California Health and Safety Code 7150.10
  • Recipient: means an individual into whose body a decedent's part has been, or is intended to be, transplanted. See California Health and Safety Code 7150.10
  • 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
  • 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 such position. See California Education Code 45101
  • recognized employee organization: means an employee organization that has been recognized by an employer as the exclusive representative pursuant to Article 5 (commencing with Section 3544). See California Government Code 3540.1
  • record: means any file or grouping of information about an individual that is maintained by an agency by reference to an identifying particular such as the individual's name, photograph, finger or voice print, or a number or symbol assigned to the individual. See California Civil Code 1798.3
  • record: means any item, collection, or grouping of information about an individual or business entity. See California Civil Code 1799
  • 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: includes all or any part of any judgment, decree, order, document, paper, process, or file. See California Code of Civil Procedure 1953
  • 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 Commercial Code 1201
  • 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 Health and Safety Code 7150.10
  • 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 Civil Code 3439.01
  • 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 Commercial Code 7102
  • 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 Civil Code 1980
  • 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 Civil Code 1993
  • Recovery Account: shall be deemed to refer to the Consumer Recovery Account. See California Business and Professions Code 10450.6
  • Recreational off-highway vehicle: means a motor vehicle meeting all of the following criteria:

    California Vehicle Code 500

  • Recycled oil: means any oil that meets all of the following requirements specified in clauses (i) to (iii), inclusive:

    California Health and Safety Code 25250.1

  • Redevelopment agency: means any agency provided for and authorized to function pursuant to the Community Redevelopment Law or this part. See California Health and Safety Code 34002
  • Redevelopment agency: means a redevelopment agency established pursuant to Part 1 (commencing with Section 33000) of Division 24 of the Health and Safety Code and includes a community development commission exercising the powers granted to a redevelopment agency pursuant to Section 34141 of the Health and Safety Code. See California Government Code 53595
  • Reduction: means any provision in a policy which reduces the amount of a policy benefit to some amount or period less than would be otherwise payable for medically authorized expenses or services had such a reduction not been used. See California Insurance Code 10601
  • refunding bonds: means bonds issued to refund bonds. See California Government Code 53580
  • Refusal: means a record created under Section 7150. See California Health and Safety Code 7150.10
  • Regents of the University of California: means any of the following:

    California Education Code 92020

  • region: means the region described in this section. See California Government Code 66502
  • Region: means a county or a consortium of counties voluntarily banding together by action of a designated local board. See California Health and Safety Code 50801
  • 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: is a person registered by the department as the owner of a vehicle. See California Vehicle Code 505
  • 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 Business and Professions Code 7500.1
  • registrant: means a person or entity who is filing or has filed a fictitious business name statement, and who is the legal owner of the business. See California Business and Professions Code 17903
  • Registrant: means a person registered under this chapter. See California Business and Professions Code 7500.1
  • Registration service: includes , but is not limited to, a person who, for compensation, processes registration documents, conducts lien sales, or processes vehicle dismantling documents. See California Vehicle Code 505.2
  • Regular election: is a n election, the specific time for the holding of which is prescribed by law. See California Elections Code 348
  • Regulation Z: means a rule, regulation or interpretation promulgated by the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System ("Board") under the federal Truth in Lending Act, as amended (15 U. See California Civil Code 2981
  • Regulations: means the rules and regulations set forth in Division 20 (commencing with Section 2000) of Title 16 of the California Code of Regulations. See California Business and Professions Code 4810
  • Regulations: means the rules and regulations as set forth in Division 13. See California Business and Professions Code 3501
  • regulatory agency: means the Department of Business Oversight, the Department of Insurance, the Bureau of Real Estate, and agencies of the United States or of any other state responsible for regulating financial institutions. See California Civil Code 1798.3
  • 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 Food and Agricultural Code 38151
  • Reinsurance intermediary: means a reinsurance intermediary-broker or a reinsurance intermediary-manager. See California Insurance Code 1781.2
  • Reinsurance intermediary-broker: means any person, other than an officer or employee of the ceding insurer, firm, association, or corporation that solicits, negotiates, or places reinsurance cessions or retrocessions on behalf of a ceding insurer without the authority or power to bind reinsurance on behalf of that insurer. See California Insurance Code 1781.2
  • Reinsurance intermediary-manager: means any person, firm, association, or corporation that has authority to bind, or manages all or part of the assumed reinsurance business of, a reinsurer (including the management of a separate division, department, or underwriting office) and acts as an agent for the reinsurer whether known as a reinsurance intermediary-manager, manager, or other similar term. See California Insurance Code 1781.2
  • Reinsurer: means any person, firm, association, or corporation admitted in this state as an insurer with the authority to assume reinsurance. See California Insurance Code 1781.2
  • Related cause of action: means a cause of action which arises out of the same transaction, occurrence, or series of transactions or occurrences as the cause of action which the plaintiff alleges in his complaint. See California Code of Civil Procedure 426.10
  • related entity: means a spouse, parent, child, or other individual who is blood related to the owner, a partnership if the owner is either a general or limited partner of the partnership, a corporation if the owner serves on the board of directors of the corporation or if the owner is a holder of 1 percent, or more, of the stock of the corporation, and any other business entity for which the owner has primary authority for management of the business. See California Health and Safety Code 50852
  • related services: means transportation, and such developmental, corrective, and other supportive services (including speech-language pathology and audiology services, interpreting services, psychological services, physical and occupational therapy, recreation, including therapeutic recreation, social work services, school nurse services designed to enable an individual with exceptional needs to receive a free appropriate public education as described in the individualized education program of the child, counseling services, including rehabilitation counseling, orientation, and mobility services, and medical services, except that such medical services shall be for diagnostic and evaluation purposes only) as may be required to assist an individual with exceptional needs to benefit from special education, and includes the early identification and assessment of disabling conditions in children. See California Education Code 56363
  • Release: means any spilling, leaking, pumping, pouring, emitting, emptying, discharging, injecting, escaping, leaching, dumping, or disposing into the environment. See California Health and Safety Code 25411
  • Relevant evidence: means evidence, including evidence relevant to the credibility of a witness or hearsay declarant, having any tendency in reason to prove or disprove any disputed fact that is of consequence to the determination of the action. See California Evidence Code 210
  • relevant market area: is a ny area within a radius of 10 miles from the site of a potential new dealership. See California Vehicle Code 507
  • Remainder: includes reversion, reversionary interest, right of entry, and executory interest. See California Code of Civil Procedure 872.010
  • Remainderman: One entitled to the remainder of an estate after a particular reserved right or interest, such as a life tenancy, has expired.
  • Remainderman: as used in this chapter means the person ultimately entitled to the principal, whether named or designated by the terms of the transaction by which the principal was established or determined by operation of law. See California Civil Code 731.03
  • Remand: When an appellate court sends a case back to a lower court for further proceedings.
  • remanufactured vehicle: is a vehicle that has been constructed by a licensed remanufacturer and consists of any used or reconditioned integral parts, including, but not limited to, frame, engine, transmission, axles, brakes, or suspension. See California Vehicle Code 507.5
  • remanufacturer: is a ny person who for commission, money, or other thing of value, produces a vehicle that consists of any used or reconditioned integral parts, including, but not limited to, frame, engine, transmission, axles, brakes, or suspension which is subject to registration under this code. See California Vehicle Code 507.8
  • 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 Health and Safety Code 25260
  • Remedial action plan: means a plan approved by the Department of Toxic Substances Control pursuant to Section 25356. See California Education Code 17210
  • Remedy: means any remedial right to which an aggrieved party is entitled with or without resort to a tribunal. See California Commercial Code 1201
  • remittance processing and cashiering: means receiving, batching, balancing, and depositing remittances. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 38
  • Remote accessible vote by mail system: means a mechanical, electromechanical, or electronic system and its software that is used for the sole purpose of marking an electronic vote by mail ballot for a voter with disabilities or a military or overseas voter who shall print the paper cast vote record to be submitted to the elections official. See California Elections Code 303.3
  • remote interest: means any of the following:

    California Government Code 1091

  • Remote technical assistance: means collaborative access by the user and technician to connect to an electronic device for the purpose of providing technical support to the user. See California Civil Code 1812.622
  • 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 Health and Safety Code 25548.1
  • Rent: means to hire real property and includes a lease or sublease. See California Civil Code 1954.26
  • Rental-purchase agreement: except as otherwise provided in this subdivision, means an agreement between a lessor and a consumer pursuant to which the lessor rents or leases, for valuable consideration, personal property for use by a consumer for personal, family, or household purposes for an initial term not exceeding four months that may be renewed or otherwise extended, if under the terms of the agreement the consumer acquires an option or other legally enforceable right to become owner of the property. See California Civil Code 1812.622
  • renter: is a person who is engaged in the business of renting, leasing or bailing vehicles for a term not exceeding four months and for a fixed rate or price. See California Vehicle Code 508
  • Reorganization: means :

    California Government Code 12080

  • Reorganized district: means a school district that is a "new district" an "acquiring district" or a "divided district. See California Education Code 35514
  • Repairperson: means any person engaged in the business of repairing general aviation aircraft. See California Business and Professions Code 9790
  • Repeatability: means the range of values within which the repeat results of cigarette test trials from a single laboratory will fall 95 percent of the time. See California Health and Safety Code 14950
  • 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 Business and Professions Code 7500.1
  • representative: is a ny person regularly employed by a manufacturer or distributor for the purpose of negotiating or promoting the sale of the manufacturer's or distributer's vehicles to their franchisees or for regularly supervising or contacting franchisees or prospective franchisees in this state for any purpose. See California Vehicle Code 512
  • Representative: means a person empowered to act for another, including an agent, an officer of a corporation or association, and a trustee, executor, or administrator of an estate. See California Commercial Code 1201
  • Representative of the respondent: means either counsel for, or an exclusive labor representative of, the respondent. See California Education Code 44990
  • Reprisal action: means any act of intimidation, restraint, coercion, discrimination, or disciplinary action against any employee, or applicant for employment, who files a complaint pursuant to Section 53297. See California Government Code 53296
  • required action: means any removal or other remedial action with regard to hazardous materials that is necessary to comply with any requirement of federal, state, or local law. See California Code of Civil Procedure 1263.710
  • Resale inspection: shall mean the inspection of boilers or tanks in the possession of a dealer or vendor at the request of a user who contemplates the purchase thereof. See California Labor Code 7725
  • rescue team: means a special group of physicians and surgeons, nurses, volunteers, or employees of the owners or operators of the authorized emergency vehicle who have been trained in cardiopulmonary resuscitation and have been designated by the owners or operators of the emergency vehicle to attempt to resuscitate persons who are in immediate danger of loss of life in cases of emergency. See California Vehicle Code 165.5
  • Reservation system: means the method, arrangement, or procedure by which a purchaser, in order to reserve the use or occupancy of any accommodation of a multisite time-share plan for one or more time-share periods, is required to compete with other purchasers in the same multisite time-share plan, regardless of whether the reservation system is operated and maintained by the multisite time-share plan managing entity, an exchange company, or any other person. See California Business and Professions Code 11212
  • Residence: means any existing structure of one to four dwelling units or any work or undertaking of one to four dwelling units of new construction, improvement, or rehabilitation for the provision of housing. See California Health and Safety Code 51401
  • 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: means any person who manifests an intent to live or be located in this state on more than a temporary or transient basis. See California Vehicle Code 516
  • Resident: means a person who maintains a residence in a cooperative or condominium for floating homes. See California Civil Code 800.300
  • Resident: means residing in this State, "nonresident" means not residing in this State. See California Insurance Code 30
  • Resident voting district: means any district other than a landowner voting district. See California Elections Code 10500
  • 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 care facility for the elderly: means a housing arrangement chosen voluntarily by persons 60 years of age or over, or their authorized representative, where varying levels and intensities of care and supervision, protective supervision, or personal care are provided, based upon their varying needs, as determined in order to be admitted and to remain in the facility. See California Health and Safety Code 1569.2
  • Residential earthquake insurance market share: means an individual insurer's total direct premium received for (1) residential earthquake policies and endorsements written or renewed by the insurer in California and (2) residential earthquake policies written or renewed by the authority for which the insurer has written or renewed an underlying policy of residential property insurance, divided by the total gross premiums received by all admitted insurers and the authority for their basic residential earthquake insurance in California. See California Insurance Code 10089.5
  • Residential facility: means any family home, group care facility, or similar facility determined by the department, for 24-hour nonmedical care of persons in need of personal services, supervision, or assistance essential for sustaining the activities of daily living or for the protection of the individual. See California Health and Safety Code 1502
  • residential property: as used in this part means any single or multiple unit or units, including mobilehomes, (as defined in Health and Safety Code Section 18211) used primarily for residential purposes. See California Insurance Code 12740
  • Residential property insurance market share: means an individual insurer's total gross premiums received for residential property insurance policies written or renewed by the insurer, divided by the total gross premiums received by all admitted insurers for residential property insurance in California. See California Insurance Code 10089.5
  • Residential real property: includes any dwelling or unit that is intended for human habitation. See California Civil Code 1954.51
  • Residuals: means payments pursuant to a collective bargaining agreement of additional compensation for domestic and foreign uses of recorded materials. See California Code of Civil Procedure 1501
  • Residue: means the same as defined in Section 171. See California Vehicle Code 32101
  • Resolution: means a resolution of either house of the Legislature resolving as follows:

    California Government Code 12080

  • 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 Business and Professions Code 3704
  • Respiratory therapy school: means a program reviewed and approved by the board. See California Business and Professions Code 3704
  • Respite care: means day and 24-hour relief for the parent or guardian and care for the patient. See California Health and Safety Code 1760.2
  • Respondent: means the party against whom a petition has been filed. See California Education Code 44990
  • response: is a writing that is responsive to an inquiry and mailed to the cardholder's address last known to the card issuer. See California Civil Code 1747.02
  • responsible adult: means a person at least 21 years of age who is not prohibited by state or federal law from possessing, receiving, owning, or purchasing a firearm. See California Penal Code 17070
  • 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 Health and Safety Code 25260

  • 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 Insurance Code 10950
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • 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
  • retail buyer: means any individual who buys consumer goods from a person engaged in the business of manufacturing, distributing, or selling consumer goods at retail. See California Civil Code 1791
  • Retail motor fuel dispenser: means a device that dispenses fuel that is used to power internal combustion engines, including motor vehicle engines, that processes the sale of fuel through a remote electronic payment system, and that is in a location where an employee or other agent of the seller is not present. See California Civil Code 1747.02
  • Retail motor fuel payment island automated cashier: means a remote electronic payment processing station that processes the retail sale of fuel that is used to power internal combustion engines, including motor vehicle engines, that is in a location where an employee or other agent of the seller is not present, and that is located in close proximity to a retail motor fuel dispenser. See California Civil Code 1747.02
  • retail sale: is a sale of goods to a person for the purpose of consumption and use, and not for resale to others, including, but not limited to, an arrangement where a motor vehicle is consigned to a dealer for sale. See California Vehicle Code 520
  • Retailer: means any person who is engaged or who intends to engage in the business of selling motor vehicles at retail in this state. See California Business and Professions Code 18402
  • Retailer: means every person other than a card issuer who furnishes money, goods, services, or anything else of value upon presentation of a credit card by a cardholder. See California Civil Code 1747.02
  • Retailer: means a person who engages in the sale of cigarettes, but not for the purpose of resale. See California Health and Safety Code 14950
  • retailer: means any individual, partnership, corporation, association, or other legal relationship that engages in the business of selling or leasing consumer goods to retail buyers. See California Civil Code 1791
  • retarder: is a device, other than a brake, which, when activated by the driver, applies a retarding force to the wheels of a vehicle without the use of friction. See California Vehicle Code 521
  • revenue: means revenue derived from the tax collected pursuant to the Bradley-Burns Uniform Local Sales and Use Tax Law provided for in Part 1. See California Government Code 55702
  • Revenue: means all income and receipts of the authority, including, but not limited to, income and receipts derived from premiums, bond purchase agreements, capital contributions by insurers, assessments levied on insurers, surcharges applied to authority earthquake policyholders, and all interest or other income from investment of money in any fund or account of the authority established for the payment of principal or interest, or premiums on bonds, including reserve funds. See California Insurance Code 10089.5
  • revenue bonds: means bonds, notes, lease obligations, certificates of participation, commercial paper, and any other evidences of indebtedness. See California Education Code 17173
  • 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
  • Revenue-producing facility: means an improvement, works, system or facility furnishing or providing services or products for which the local agency is authorized to impose a charge. See California Government Code 53500
  • reviewing the account: includes activities related to account maintenance and monitoring, credit line increases, and account upgrades and enhancements. See California Civil Code 1785.3
  • Revocable trust: A trust agreement that can be canceled, rescinded, revoked, or repealed by the grantor (person who establishes the trust).
  • Revolving 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 open-end credit.) Source: OCC
  • Ridesharing: means two or more persons traveling by any mode, including, but not limited to, carpooling, vanpooling, buspooling, taxipooling, jitney, and public transit. See California Vehicle Code 522
  • Right: includes remedy. See California Commercial Code 1201
  • 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.
  • Road: means any existing vehicle route established before January 1, 1979, with significant evidence of prior regular travel by vehicles subject to registration pursuant to Article 1 (commencing with Section 4000) of Chapter 1 of Division 3. See California Vehicle Code 527
  • Roster: means the official list of voters for an election, which may be in paper or electronic form. See California Elections Code 349.5
  • Rotator: when used in connection with an antenna installation or repair, includes, but is not limited to, an electromechanical device operated from a remote location to rotate an antenna on a horizontal plane. See California Business and Professions Code 9801
  • Routine visual screening: means noninvasive, nonpharmacological simple testing for visual acuity, visual field defects, color blindness, and depth perception. See California Business and Professions Code 3501
  • Royalty recipient: means a party to a contract for the furnishing of services in the production of sound recordings, as defined in Section 101 of Title 17 of the United States Code, who has the right to receive royalties under that contract. See California Civil Code 2500
  • Rules of professional conduct: means those rules adopted by the State Bar of California pursuant to Sections 6076 and 6077. See California Business and Professions Code 8030.4
  • rural: shall mean any county with an urban influence code, as established by the latest publication of the Economic Research Service of the United States Department of Agriculture, of "3" or more. See California Business and Professions Code 19986
  • Rural area: means territory that is outside of any urbanized area designated by the United States Census Bureau from the 1980 federal census. See California Government Code 8589.10
  • rural region: means a nonurban area identified by the department on an annual basis using the loan eligibility criteria of the Rural Housing Service of the United States Department of Agriculture, Rural Development Administration, or its successor agency. See California Public Resources Code 14588.1
  • Safe Haven: means supportive housing for seriously mentally ill homeless persons, many of whom have cooccurring substance abuse problems, that have been unable or unwilling to participate in high demand housing programs. See California Health and Safety Code 50801
  • Safe parking place: means any loading or unloading facility or motor carrier terminal where the driver may safely and lawfully park and leave the vehicle unattended when authorized by the owner or person in charge of the facility or terminal. See California Vehicle Code 32101
  • Safe stopping place: means any place designated by the department pursuant to this division where a driver may stop for food, fuel, or any other necessary reason, provided the vehicle is attended at all times. See California Vehicle Code 32101
  • safety: is a utomatically applied by the pistol, this feature shall not be defeated. See California Penal Code 31900
  • Sale: means either of the following:

    California Civil Code 1791

  • sale: shall include a gift made with the hope or expectation of monetary compensation. See California Business and Professions Code 17510.1
  • Sale: means the sale, loan, or transfer of a firearm. See California Penal Code 28150
  • sale: includes a lease of more than four months. See California Civil Code 1797.8
  • Sale: means the sale, loan, or transfer of a firearm. See California Penal Code 28200
  • Sales in kilowatt hours: means sales in kilowatt hours, subject to the jurisdiction of the commission, for service directly to customers and subscribers of each electrical corporation, and shall not include interdepartmental sales or transfers and sales to other privately owned or publicly owned public utilities furnishing electricity. See California Public Utilities Code 435
  • Sales in therms: means deliveries of gas in therms, without regard to ownership of the gas, subject to the jurisdiction of the commission, directly to customers and subscribers of each gas corporation, except interdepartmental sales or transfers and sales to other privately owned or publicly owned public utilities furnishing electricity, gas, or heat. See California Public Utilities Code 435
  • Salesperson: when used without modification, means a person licensed as a salesperson under any of the provisions of this part. See California Business and Professions Code 10013
  • Salesperson: means any individual employed, appointed or authorized by a telephonic seller, whether referred to by the telephonic seller as an agent, representative, or independent contractor, who attempts to solicit or solicits a sale on behalf of the telephonic seller. See California Business and Professions Code 17511.2
  • Salvage pool: means a person engaged exclusively in the business of disposing of total loss salvage vehicles, nonrepairable vehicles, or recovered stolen vehicles sent to it by, or on behalf of, insurance companies, authorized adjusters, leasing companies, self-insured persons, or financial institutions. See California Vehicle Code 543
  • Salvage vehicle rebuilder: means any person who rebuilds a total loss salvage vehicle, as defined in Section 544, or a vehicle reported for dismantling pursuant to Section 11520, for subsequent resale. See California Vehicle Code 543.5
  • San Francisco Bay area: as used in this part , means the Counties of San Francisco, Marin, Sonoma, Napa, Solano, Contra Costa, Alameda, Santa Clara and San Mateo. See California Public Utilities Code 28504
  • 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
  • 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 70032
  • Savings association or federal association: means a savings association, savings and loan association, or savings bank as defined by Section 5102 of the Financial Code. See California Government Code 53630
  • Scholarshare trust: means the trust created pursuant to this article. See California Education Code 69980
  • Scholarship: means a participant's account as established by the board with moneys deposited in the fund. See California Education Code 70010.1
  • school: means any place, establishment, or institution organized and operated to offer training for one or more of the personnel classifications included in this chapter or the regulations pertaining thereto. See California Business and Professions Code 1213
  • School building: as used in this article means and includes any building used, or designed to be used, for elementary or secondary school purposes and constructed, reconstructed, altered, or added to, by the state or by any city or city and county, or by any political subdivision, or by any school district of any kind within the state, or 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 17283
  • School building: as used in this article shall be limited to any physical structure capable of being occupied by pupils, but shall exclude, (a) any bleacher or grandstand with less than six rows of seats, (b) any building which is used exclusively for warehouse, storage, garage, or districtwide administrative office purposes, into which pupils are not required to enter, and buildings utilized by adult schools for off-campus, voluntary adult education courses or registered apprentice courses, (c) any swimming pool, or (d) any yard or lighting poles or flagpoles or playground equipment which does not exceed 35 feet in height. See California Education Code 17368
  • school building: as used in this article includes a facility that a county office of education is authorized to use pursuant to Article 3 (commencing with Section 17280) of Chapter 3. See California Education Code 17582
  • 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 campus: means all areas of the property under the jurisdiction of the school that are accessible to pupils during the schoolday. See California Education Code 49430
  • School district: includes county offices of education. See California Education Code 8971
  • 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 maintaining any kindergarten or any of grades 1 to 12, inclusive, any public school providing instruction in any kindergarten or any of grades 1 to 12, inclusive, the office of the county superintendent of schools, or any special school operated by the department. See California Education Code 49061
  • school district with an anticipated increase in enrollment: means a school district in which the level of enrollment is projected by the district to be higher during any of the five years, including the year in which the projection is made, than the year preceding the year in which the projection is made. See California Education Code 17243
  • school meals: includes breakfasts, lunches, or the serving of foods or beverages, or both, during other nutrition periods, or any combination thereof. See California Education Code 49500
  • School measure: means any proposition, including but not limited to, a proposal for the issuance of bonds by a school district or community college district, an increase in the maximum tax rate of a school district or community college district, or the acceptance, expenditure, and repayment of state funds by a school district or community college district to enable the district to construct buildings and other facilities, submitted to the voters of the district at any election held in the district. See California Elections Code 350
  • School officer: means the Superintendent of Public Instruction and the superintendent of schools of a county. See California Elections Code 352
  • school pupil activity bus: is a ny motor vehicle, other than a schoolbus, operated by a common carrier, or by and under the exclusive jurisdiction of a publicly owned or operated transit system, or by a passenger charter-party carrier, used under a contractual agreement between a school and carrier to transport school pupils at or below the 12th-grade level to or from a public or private school activity, or used to transport pupils to or from residential schools, when the pupils are received and discharged at off-highway locations where a parent or adult designated by the parent is present to accept the pupil or place the pupil on the bus. See California Vehicle Code 546
  • schoolbus: is a motor vehicle designed, used, or maintained for the transportation of any school pupil at or below the 12th grade level to or from a public or private school or to or from public or private school activities, except the following:

    California Vehicle Code 545

  • Schoolday: means a day upon which the schools of the district are in session or weekdays during the summer recess. See California Education Code 48925
  • Schoolday: means the period from the midnight before to 30 minutes after the end of the official schoolday. See California Education Code 49430
  • schoolsite: means a parcel of land, or two or more contiguous parcels, which is owned by a school district. See California Education Code 17487
  • Scope of arbitration: means economic issues, including salaries, wages and overtime pay, health and pension benefits, vacation and other leave, reimbursements, incentives, differentials, and all other forms of remuneration. See California Code of Civil Procedure 1299.3
  • scope of representation: means , and is limited to, wages, hours of employment, and other terms and conditions of employment. See California Government Code 3562
  • 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 Business and Professions Code 21600
  • 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 Business and Professions Code 21626
  • Secondhand dealer: has the meaning defined in Section 21626. See California Business and Professions Code 21651
  • Secretary: means the Secretary for Environmental Protection. See California Public Resources Code 44201
  • Secretary: means the Secretary of Food and Agriculture. See California Food and Agricultural Code 35
  • Secretary: means the Secretary for Environmental Protection. See California Health and Safety Code 25198.1
  • Secretary: means the Secretary of the Environmental Affairs Agency. See California Health and Safety Code 25411
  • Secretary: means the Secretary of Labor and Workforce Development. See California Labor Code 19.5
  • Secretary: means the Secretary of the Business, Consumer Services, and Housing. See California Civil Code 1918.5
  • Secretary: means the secretary of each state agency as set forth in subdivision (a) of Section 12800. See California Government Code 8592.30
  • Secretary: means the secretary of the board of directors. See California Government Code 61002
  • 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 Elections Code 10500
  • secure facility: means that the facility satisfies all of the following:

    California Penal Code 29141

  • Secured area: means and includes any fenced and locked area. See California Business and Professions Code 7500.1
  • Secured credit card: means any credit card issued under an agreement or other instrument that pledges, hypothecates, or places a lien on real property or money or other personal property to secure the cardholder's obligations to the card issuer. See California Civil Code 1747.02
  • Security: means an undertaking to assure payment, to the party for whose benefit the undertaking is required to be furnished, of the party's reasonable expenses, including attorney's fees and not limited to taxable costs, incurred in or in connection with a litigation instituted, caused to be instituted, or maintained or caused to be maintained by a vexatious litigant. See California Code of Civil Procedure 391
  • Security: means any of the eligible securities or obligations listed in Section 53651. See California Government Code 53630
  • 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 Business and Professions Code 7500.1
  • 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 Civil Code 1918.5
  • Security interest: includes any interest of a consignor and a buyer of accounts, chattel paper, a payment intangible, or a promissory note in a transaction that is subject to Division 9 (commencing with Section 9101). See California Commercial Code 1201
  • Security interest: means an interest in a property created or established for the purpose of securing a loan or obligation. See California Health and Safety Code 25548.1
  • Self-administer: means a qualified individual's affirmative, conscious, and physical act of administering and ingesting the aid-in-dying drug to bring about his or her own death. See California Health and Safety Code 443.1
  • Self-insured governmental plan: means a self-insured plan established or maintained for its employees by a public entity, as defined in Section 811. See California Insurance Code 12671
  • sell: means any transfer, exchange, or barter, in any manner or by any means whatever, or any agreement for these purposes. See California Health and Safety Code 14950
  • sell: means entering into, or other disposition, of a membership camping contract for value. See California Civil Code 1812.300
  • Sell: includes offer for sale, expose for sale, possess for sale, exchange, barter, or trade. See California Food and Agricultural Code 44
  • Seller: means a person who has entered into a consumer contract with a consumer. See California Civil Code 1799.201
  • seller: means membership camping operator. See California Civil Code 1812.300
  • seller: means a person who, on his or her own behalf or through salespersons or through the use of an automatic dialing-announcing device, as defined in Section 2871 of the Public Utilities Code, causes a telephone solicitation or attempted telephone solicitation to occur which meets the criteria specified in subdivision (a), (b), (c), or (d) and who is not exempted by subdivision (e), as follows:

    California Business and Professions Code 17511.1

  • seller: means a person who sells or offers to sell a service contract to a service contractholder, including a person who is the obligor under a service contract sold by the seller, manufacturer, or repairer of the product covered by the service contract. See California Business and Professions Code 9855
  • Seller: means , if the transaction is being conducted pursuant to Chapter 5 (commencing with Section 28050), the person selling, loaning, or transferring the firearm. See California Penal Code 28200
  • Seller: means a person engaged in the business of selling or leasing motor vehicles under conditional sale contracts. See California Civil Code 2981
  • Seller: means a person who sells or contracts to sell goods. See California Commercial Code 2103
  • semitrailer: is a vehicle designed for carrying persons or property, used in conjunction with a motor vehicle, and so constructed that some part of its weight and that of its load rests upon, or is carried by, another vehicle. See California Vehicle Code 550
  • Senior citizen: means a person who is 65 years of age or older. See California Civil Code 1761
  • Sequester: To separate. Sometimes juries are sequestered from outside influences during their deliberations.
  • series: includes all other models that are only variations, with minor differences, of those models listed in subdivision (a), regardless of the manufacturer. See California Penal Code 30510
  • Service: includes return of summons. See California Code of Civil Procedure 583.110
  • service: includes the cost of maintaining any facility used to provide any service. See California Government Code 54708
  • Service agency: means a person, as defined in Section 12011, that for hire, award, commission, or any other payment of any kind, repairs a commercial device. See California Business and Professions Code 12531
  • Service agent: means a person employed by a service agency to repair a commercial device. See California Business and Professions Code 12531
  • Service charge: means the amount of the fee that a licensee may retain if a prospective tenant finds housing through a source other than the listings supplied by the licensee. See California Business and Professions Code 10167
  • 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 contract: means a contract in writing to perform, over a fixed period of time or for a specified duration, services relating to the maintenance or repair of a consumer product, except that this term does not include a policy of automobile insurance, as defined in Section 116 of the Insurance Code. See California Civil Code 1791
  • Service contract: means "vehicle service contract" as defined in subdivision (c) of Section 12800 of the Insurance Code. See California Civil Code 2981
  • 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
  • Service contractor: means a service contract administrator or a service contract seller. See California Business and Professions Code 9855
  • Service dealer: means a person who, for compensation, engages in, or holds himself or herself out to the public as offering services in the business of:

    California Business and Professions Code 9801

  • Service station: as used in this chapter , means any establishment which offers for sale or sells gasoline or other motor vehicle fuel to the public. See California Business and Professions Code 13650
  • Services: means any duty or labor to be rendered by one person for another. See California Business and Professions Code 7500.1
  • 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 Civil Code 1761
  • Services: means work, labor, and services, including depository services and other banking services. See California Civil Code 1799.201
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • Severely affected community: means any area classified as an enterprise zone pursuant to the Enterprise Zone Act (Chapter 12. See California Health and Safety Code 44559.1
  • Sheriff: includes "marshal. See California Labor Code 25
  • Sheriff: includes marshal. See California Code of Civil Procedure 17
  • Shipper: means a person that enters into a contract of transportation with a carrier. See California Commercial Code 7102
  • shobi-zue: means a staff, crutch, stick, rod, or pole concealing a knife or blade within it, which may be exposed by a flip of the wrist or by a mechanical action. See California Penal Code 17160
  • Shopping cart: means a basket which is mounted on wheels or a similar device generally used in a retail establishment by a customer for the purpose of transporting goods of any kind. See California Business and Professions Code 22435
  • Shopping cart: means a basket which is mounted on wheels or a similar device generally used in a retail establishment by a customer for the purpose of transporting goods of any kind. See California Business and Professions Code 22435.10
  • short-barreled rifle: means any of the following:

    California Penal Code 17170

  • short-barreled shotgun: means any of the following:

    California Penal Code 17180

  • Short-term product: means the right to use accommodations on a one-time or recurring basis for a period or periods not to exceed 30 days per stay and for a term of three years or less, and that includes an agreement that all or a portion of the consideration paid by a person for the short-term product will be applied to or credited against the price of a future purchase of a time-share interest or that the cost of a future purchase of a time-share interest will be fixed or locked-in at a specified price. See California Business and Professions Code 11212
  • Short-term respite child care: means child care service to assist families whose children have been identified through written referral from a legal, medical, or social service agency, or emergency shelter as being neglected, abused, exploited, or homeless, or at risk of being neglected, abused, exploited, or homeless. See California Education Code 8208
  • Sign: means , to do either of the following with the present intent to authenticate or adopt a record:

    California Health and Safety Code 7150.10

  • Signature: includes either of the following:

    California Elections Code 354.5

  • Signature stamp: means a stamp that contains the impression of any of the following:

    California Elections Code 354.5

  • Signed: includes using any symbol executed or adopted with present intention to adopt or accept a writing. See California Commercial Code 1201
  • significant class of stolen goods: means those items determined through the Department of Justice's most recent OpenJustice Web portal update to constitute more than 10 percent of property reported stolen in the calendar year preceding the annual posting of the list of significant classes of stolen goods. See California Business and Professions Code 21627
  • 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 Elections Code 14051
  • Significant financial hardship: means either that the customer cannot afford, without undue hardship, to pay the costs of effective participation, including advocate's fees, expert witness fees, and other reasonable costs of participation, or that, in the case of a group or organization, the economic interest of the individual members of the group or organization is small in comparison to the costs of effective participation in the proceeding. See California Public Utilities Code 1802
  • Simple-interest basis: means the determination of a finance charge, other than an administrative finance charge, by applying a constant rate to the unpaid balance as it changes from time to time either:

    California Civil Code 2981

  • single-family residence: means a real property improvement used, or intended to be used, as a dwelling unit for one family. See California Government Code 54236
  • Single-family residential housing: means an improvement on real estate which is a building or a condominium unit or buildings containing one to four units. See California Health and Safety Code 51603
  • 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 17400
  • site: means any area, location, or facility where a hazardous material has been released or threatens to be released into the environment. See California Health and Safety Code 25260
  • 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: means a place of public accommodation. See California Civil Code 55.52
  • 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 Health and Safety Code 25260
  • Site supervisor: means a person who, regardless of his or her title, has operational program responsibility for a child care and development program at a single site. See California Education Code 8208
  • Siting: means the physical suitability of a location proposed for a solid waste facility. See California Public Resources Code 44201
  • Siting: means the physical suitability of a location proposed for a hazardous waste facility. See California Health and Safety Code 25198.1
  • SLIAG: means the State Legalization Impact-Assistance Grants as set forth in Section 204 of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, (Sec. See California Education Code 52651
  • Small Business Assistance Fund: means a fund created within the authority pursuant to Section 44548. See California Health and Safety Code 44559.1
  • Smaller nonindustrial landowner: means an owner of 5,000 acres or less of timberland within the state. See California Public Resources Code 4598.3
  • Snack: means a food that is generally regarded as supplementing a meal, including, but not limited to, chips, crackers, yogurt, cheese, nuts, seeds, fruit, or vegetables. See California Education Code 49430
  • snowmobile: is a motor vehicle designed to travel over ice or snow in whole or in part on skis, belts, or cleats, which is commonly referred to as an Over Snow Vehicle (OSV). See California Vehicle Code 557
  • social media: means an electronic service or account, or electronic content, including, but not limited to, videos, still photographs, blogs, video blogs, podcasts, instant and text messages, email, online services or accounts, or Internet Web site profiles or locations. See California Labor Code 980
  • social media: means an electronic service or account, or electronic content, including, but not limited to, videos or still photographs, blogs, video blogs, podcasts, instant and text messages, email, online services or accounts, or Internet Web site profiles or locations. See California Education Code 99120
  • Software: includes all programs, voting devices, cards, ballot cards or papers, operating manuals or instructions, test procedures, printouts, and other nonmechanical or nonelectrical items necessary to the operation of a voting system. See California Elections Code 355
  • solar collector: includes a fixed device, structure, or part of a device or structure that is used primarily to transform solar energy into thermal, chemical, or electrical energy and that is installed on the ground because a solar collector cannot be installed on the roof of the building receiving the energy due to inappropriate roofing material, slope of the roof, structural shading, or orientation of the building. See California Public Resources Code 25981
  • Sold: means the exchange of food or beverages for money, coupons, vouchers, or order forms when any part of the exchange occurs on a school campus. See California Education Code 49430
  • Sole ownership: The type of property ownership in which one individual holds legal title to the property and has full control of it.
  • solicitation for charitable purposes: means any request, plea, entreaty, demand, or invitation, or attempt thereof, to give money or property, in connection with which any of the following applies:

    California Business and Professions Code 17510.2

  • Special design: means a design of a cigarette lighter that results in the cigarette lighter being significantly difficult for children under five years of age to operate. See California Health and Safety Code 14941
  • Special district: means an agency of the state, formed pursuant to general law or a special act, for the performance of governmental or proprietary functions, with limited geographic boundaries, including, but not limited to, a school district and a community college district. See California Government Code 53412
  • special district: shall mean an agency of the state, formed pursuant to general law or special act, for the local performance of governmental or proprietary functions within limited boundaries which utilizes the county treasury as a depository for its funds. See California Government Code 53950
  • special district: means any agency of the state for the local performance of governmental or proprietary functions within limited boundaries. See California Government Code 53835
  • special education transportation: means either of the following:

    California Education Code 41850

  • Special election: is a n election, the specific time for the holding of which is not prescribed by law. See California Elections Code 356
  • Special Services Programs: means a project establishing or improving service to the underserved of all ages. See California Education Code 18710
  • Special sessions: as used in this division , means self-supporting instructional programs conducted by the California State University. See California Education Code 89708
  • specially constructed vehicle: is a vehicle which is built for private use, not for resale, and is not constructed by a licensed manufacturer or remanufacturer. See California Vehicle Code 580
  • Specialty: means an area of dental practice approved by the American Dental Association and recognized by the board. See California Business and Professions Code 1640.1
  • specific place of employment: means the building, store, facility, or agricultural field where an employee performs work at the employer's direction. See California Labor Code 3212.88
  • Specific public benefit: includes all of the following:

    California Corporations Code 14601

  • Specified illegal controlled substance: means cocaine, phencyclidine, heroin, or methamphetamine and any other illegal controlled substance the manufacture, cultivation, importation into this state, transportation, possession for sale, sale, furnishing, administering, or giving away of which is a violation of Section 11351, 11351. See California Health and Safety Code 11703
  • speech-language pathologist: is a person who practices speech-language pathology. See California Business and Professions Code 2530.2
  • Speech-language pathology aide: means any person meeting the minimum requirements established by the board, who works directly under the supervision of a speech-language pathologist. See California Business and Professions Code 2530.2
  • Speech-language pathology assistant: means a person who meets the academic and supervised training requirements set forth by the board and who is approved by the board to assist in the provision of speech-language pathology under the direction and supervision of a speech-language pathologist who shall be responsible for the extent, kind, and quality of the services provided by the speech-language pathology assistant. See California Business and Professions Code 2530.2
  • sponsoring contractor: means a contractor or contractors, who have a long-term water supply contract with the department and who agree to reduce demands for project water from the State Water Resources Development System in accordance with Section 11970. See California Water Code 11971
  • Spot rate: means the rate of exchange at which foreign money is sold by a bank or other dealer in foreign exchange for immediate or next day availability or for settlement by immediate payment in cash or equivalent, by charge to an account, or by an agreed delayed settlement not exceeding two days. See California Code of Civil Procedure 676.1
  • Spousal support: means support of the spouse of the obligor. See California Family Code 142
  • Spouse: includes "registered domestic partner" as required by Section 297. See California Family Code 143
  • Spouse: includes "registered domestic partner" as required by Section 297. See California Evidence Code 215
  • Spouse: includes "registered domestic partner" as required by Section 297. See California Government Code 12.2
  • Spouse: means a spouse as defined by Section 22171. See California Education Code 7004
  • Spouse: includes "registered domestic partner" as required by Section 297. See California Harbors and Navigation Code 12.2
  • Spouse: includes "registered domestic partner" as required by Section 297. See California Welfare and Institutions Code 12.2
  • Spouse: includes "registered domestic partner" as required by Section 297. See California Health and Safety Code 12.2
  • Spouse: includes "registered domestic partner" as required by Section 297. See California Commercial Code 1201
  • Spouse: includes "registered domestic partner" as required by Section 297. See California Insurance Code 12.2
  • Spouse: includes "registered domestic partner" as required by Section 297. See California Labor Code 12.2
  • Spouse: includes "registered domestic partner" as required by Section 297. See California Military and Veterans Code 19
  • Spouse: includes "registered domestic partner" as required by Section 297. See California Code of Civil Procedure 17
  • spouse: includes "registered domestic partner" as required by Section 297. See California Penal Code 7
  • Spouse: includes "registered domestic partner" as required by Section 297. See California Elections Code 356.5
  • Spouse: includes "registered domestic partner" as required by Section 297. See California Corporations Code 12.2
  • Spouse: means a "spouse" as defined in Section 704. See California Code of Civil Procedure 704.910
  • Stamp and meter impression: means stamp and meter impression as defined in Section 30018 of the Revenue and Taxation Code. See California Health and Safety Code 14950
  • 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 Insurance Code 10950
  • standards board: means the Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board. See California Labor Code 7300.1
  • Standards board: means the Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board, within the department. See California Labor Code 6302
  • 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: includes any department or agency thereof. See California Government Code 54141
  • State: means the State of California and any agency or instrumentality thereof. See California Public Resources Code 44201
  • State: means the State of California, unless applied to the different parts of the United States. See California Evidence Code 220
  • 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: means the State of California, unless applied to the different parts of the United States. See California Water Code 18
  • State: means the State of California, unless applied to the different parts of the United States. See California Harbors and Navigation Code 20
  • State: means the State of California and any agency or instrumentality thereof. See California Health and Safety Code 25198.1
  • State: means the State of California, unless applied to the different parts of the United States. See California Insurance Code 28
  • 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 Commercial Code 1201
  • State: means a State of the United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a territory or insular possession subject to the jurisdiction of the United States. See California Code of Civil Procedure 676.1
  • 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 Health and Safety Code 7150.10
  • state: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories, and the words "United States" may include the district and territories. See California Penal Code 7
  • State: means the State of California, unless applied to the different parts of the United States. See California Public Utilities Code 17
  • State act: means the Carpenter-Presley-Tanner Hazardous Substance Account Act (Chapter 6. See California Education Code 17210
  • 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: means any public entity created by statute within the Resources Agency. See California Public Resources Code 10332
  • State agency: means any office, department, commission, or agency of the State of California with authority to approve or recommend approval of the priority of allocation, or allocations, of state funds to local agencies or to approve or recommend approval of the priority or allocation of funds for state construction. See California Government Code 53983
  • State agency: means any state agency providing residential or institutional fire protection, including, but not limited to, the Department of Forestry and Fire Protection. See California Government Code 8590.1
  • State agency: includes every state office, officer, department, division, bureau, board, authority, and commission. See California Business and Professions Code 3704
  • state agency: shall include any state board, commission, bureau, or division created pursuant to the provisions of the Business and Professions Code, the Education Code, or the Chiropractic Initiative Act to license and regulate individuals who engage in certain businesses and professions. See California Penal Code 23
  • State board: means the California Library Services Board. See California Education Code 18710
  • State Board of Optometry: shall be deemed to refer to the "California State Board of Optometry. See California Business and Professions Code 3004
  • state body: means each of the following:

    California Government Code 11121

  • State department: means the State Department of Public Health. See California Health and Safety Code 1760.2
  • state department: means the State Department of Social Services. See California Health and Safety Code 1502
  • state department: means the State Department of Public Health. See California Health and Safety Code 1570.7
  • State employee: means all persons who receive wages for services through the uniform payroll system established and administered by the Controller under Section 12470. See California Government Code 1150
  • state gambling license: means a license issued by the state that authorizes the person named therein to conduct a gambling operation. See California Business and Professions Code 19805
  • State highway: means any highway which is acquired, laid out, constructed, improved or maintained as a State highway pursuant to constitutional or legislative authorization. See California Streets and Highways Code 24
  • State Highway Account: means the State Highway Account in the State Transportation Fund. See California Streets and Highways Code 30
  • State office building project: means any work of construction, restoration, rehabilitation, renovation, or reconstruction of a state office building that is performed pursuant to Article 5. See California Public Resources Code 21189.50
  • state park lands: means any lands subject to the control of the Department of Parks and Recreation. See California Food and Agricultural Code 11301
  • State plan: means the plan for the use of Title IV funds as approved by the State Board of Education. See California Education Code 33509
  • State project: means any construction project undertaken by the state, or the state and federal government jointly, which will cause a sudden influx of people into the area affected and where sufficient housing, schools, and other community facilities are not available. See California Education Code 16502
  • state property: means all real property, or part thereof, owned, leased, rented, or otherwise controlled or occupied by any department or other agency or body of this state. See California Welfare and Institutions Code 19625
  • State School Building Aid Fund: means that fund established pursuant to Section 16096. See California Education Code 17087
  • State-aided district: means a district to which a conditional or final apportionment has been made under this chapter. See California Education Code 15780
  • State-aided district: means a district to which a conditional or final apportionment has been made under this chapter. See California Education Code 16150
  • State-aided district: means a district to which an apportionment has been made under this chapter. See California Education Code 16733
  • State-funded early care and education program: means a program administered by the State Department of Education, the State Department of Social Services, another department or agency, or a political subdivision of the state, including programs established subsequent to the enactment of this article, to subsidize early learning and care for children, but does not include the public education system. See California Education Code 8431
  • Statement: means (a) oral or written verbal expression or (b) nonverbal conduct of a person intended by him as a substitute for oral or written verbal expression. See California Evidence Code 225
  • Statewide election: is a n election held throughout the state. See California Elections Code 357
  • station wagon: is a dual purpose vehicle designed for the transportation of persons and also designed in such a manner that the seats may be removed or folded out of the way for the purpose of increasing the property carrying space within the vehicle. See California Vehicle Code 585
  • Statute: includes a treaty and a constitutional provision. See California Evidence Code 230
  • Steam vessel: means any vessel which is propelled by machinery. See California Harbors and Navigation Code 22
  • stock: means a species, subspecies, geographical grouping, or other category of fish capable of management as a unit. See California Fish and Game Code 98.5
  • Stocking: means a measure of the degree to which space is occupied by well-distributed countable trees. See California Public Resources Code 4528
  • Story: means that portion of a building included between the upper surface of any floor and the upper surface of the floor next above, except that the topmost story shall be that portion of a building included between the upper surface of the topmost floor and the ceiling or roof above. See California Health and Safety Code 19955.3
  • Stream: means a natural watercourse as designated by a solid line or dash and three dots symbol shown on the largest scale United States Geological Survey map most recently published. See California Public Resources Code 4528
  • Street: is a way or place of whatever nature, publicly maintained and open to the use of the public for purposes of vehicular travel. See California Vehicle Code 590
  • Structural pest control applicator: is a ny individual who is licensed by the board to apply pesticides in Branch 2 or Branch 3 on behalf of a registered company. See California Business and Professions Code 8507.1
  • Structural pest control field representative: is a ny individual who is licensed by the board to secure structural pest control work, identify infestations or infections, make inspections, apply pesticides, submit bids for or otherwise contract, on behalf of a registered company. See California Business and Professions Code 8507
  • Student body organization: means any student organization under supervision of the educational institution or its officers. See California Education Code 32220
  • Student credit card: means any credit card that is provided to a student at a public or private college or university and is provided to that student solely based on his or her enrollment in a public or private university, or is provided to a student who would not otherwise qualify for that credit card on the basis of his or her income. See California Civil Code 1747.02
  • Student housing: means a residential unit owned by a participating nonprofit entity, and located on real property owned by that entity, for use by an individual enrolled at a public college, public university, or participating private college. See California Education Code 94110
  • 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
  • Student record: means any item of information directly related to an identifiable student, other than directory information, which is maintained by a community college or required to be maintained by any employee in the performance of his or her duties, whether recorded by handwriting, print, tapes, film, microfilm or other means. See California Education Code 76210
  • Students available for graduation: means the cohort population minus the number of students unavailable for graduation. See California Education Code 94928
  • Students unavailable for graduation: means students who have died, been incarcerated, or called to active military duty. See California Education Code 94928
  • Subdivision: means a subdivision of the section in which that term occurs unless some other section is expressly mentioned. See California Food and Agricultural Code 49
  • Subdivision: means a subdivision of the section in which that term occurs unless some other section is expressly mentioned. See California Water Code 10
  • Subdivision: means a subdivision of the section in which that term occurs unless some other section is expressly mentioned. See California Public Utilities Code 10
  • Subject land: means that area occupied by the particular described surface and surface zone for which plaintiff seeks to terminate the leasehold right of entry and occupation. See California Code of Civil Procedure 772.020
  • 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 Commercial Code 10103
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Subpoena duces tecum: A command to a witness to produce documents.
  • subscription: includes mark when the signer or subscriber can not write, such signer's or subscriber's name being written near the mark by a witness who writes his own name near the signer's or subscriber's name. See California Streets and Highways Code 18
  • subscription: includes mark when the signer or subscriber cannot write, such signer's or subscriber's name being written near the mark by a witness who writes his own name near the signer's or subscriber's name. See California Fish and Game Code 81
  • subscription: includes mark when the signer or subscriber cannot write, such signer's or subscriber's name being written near the mark by a witness who writes his own name near the signer's or subscriber's name. See California Vehicle Code 17
  • subscription: includes mark when the signer or subscriber can not write, such signer's or subscriber's name being written near the mark by a witness who writes his own name near the signer's or subscriber's name. See California Government Code 16
  • subscription: includes mark when the signer or subscriber can not write, such signer's or subscriber's name being written near the mark by a witness who writes his own name near the signer's or subscriber's name. See California Water Code 17
  • subscription: includes mark when the signer or subscriber can not write, such signer's or subscriber's name being written near the mark by a witness who writes his own name near the signer's or subscriber's name. See California Harbors and Navigation Code 18
  • subscription: includes mark when the signer or subscriber can not write, such signer's or subscriber's name being written near the mark by a witness who writes his own name near the signer's or subscriber's name. See California Welfare and Institutions Code 17
  • subscription: includes mark when the signer or subscriber can not write, such signer's or subscriber's name being written near the mark by a witness who writes his own name near the signer's or subscriber's name. See California Health and Safety Code 18
  • subscription: includes mark when the signer or subscriber can not write, such signer's or subscriber's name being written near the mark by a witness who writes his own name near the signer's or subscriber's name. See California Public Resources Code 17
  • subscription: includes mark when the signer or subscriber cannot write, such signer's or subscriber's name being written near the mark by a witness who writes his own name near the signer's or subscriber's name. See California Public Utilities Code 16
  • Subsequent owner: means the person to whom property is transferred whether as owner, part owner, or otherwise, or the successors in interest of the person, and includes a distributee of the estate of a decedent. See California Code of Civil Procedure 770.010
  • Subsidized rental unit: means any unit with a rent that was subject to regulation by a federal, state, or local governmental agency prior to conversion. See California Health and Safety Code 50852
  • Substantial contribution: means that, in the judgment of the commission, the customer's presentation has substantially assisted the commission in the making of its order or decision because the order or decision has adopted in whole or in part one or more factual contentions, legal contentions, or specific policy or procedural recommendations presented by the customer. See California Public Utilities Code 1802
  • substitute: means a person who performs, on a temporary basis, the duties of the individual who made the notes and does not refer to a person who permanently succeeds the maker of the notes in his or her position. See California Education Code 76210
  • substitute: means a person who performs the duties of the individual who made the notes on a temporary basis, and does not refer to a person who permanently succeeds the maker of the notes in his or her position. See California Education Code 49061
  • Substitute property: means property to be exchanged for necessary property. See California Code of Civil Procedure 1240.310
  • substitution: means the replacement of old property by new property. See California Streets and Highways Code 31900
  • Substitution proceeding: means a proceeding taken under or pursuant to this chapter. See California Streets and Highways Code 31900
  • Summative assessment: means an assessment designed to be given near the end of the school year to evaluate a pupil's knowledge and skills relative to a specific set of academic standards. See California Education Code 60603
  • Sundowning: means a condition in which persons with cognitive impairment experience recurring confusion, disorientation, and increasing levels of agitation that coincide with the onset of late afternoon and early evening. See California Health and Safety Code 1569.2
  • sunset date: as used in this part , mean the date on which specific categorical programs cease to be operative and Sections 62002, 62003, 62004, 62005, and 62005. See California Education Code 62000
  • Superintendent: means the Superintendent of Public Instruction. See California Education Code 52651
  • supervised financial institution: means any commercial bank, trust company, savings and loan association, credit union, industrial loan company, finance lender or broker, or insurer, provided that the institution is subject to supervision by an official or agency of this state or of the United States. See California Business and Professions Code 17511.1
  • supervised financial organization: means a person organized, chartered, or holding a license or authorization certificate under a law of this state or the United States to make loans and subject to supervision by an official or agency of this state or the United States. See California Civil Code 2982.5
  • 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 Elections Code 10500
  • 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 prohibiting the employment or supervision of a physician assistant. See California Business and Professions Code 3501
  • Supervision: includes , but is not limited to, all of the following:

    California Business and Professions Code 4996.20 v2

  • supervision: means responsibility for, and control of, the quality of mental health and related services provided by the supervisee. See California Business and Professions Code 4999.46.1
  • 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 Business and Professions Code 3501
  • supervisor: means any employee regardless of job description or title, having authority, in the interest of the employer, to hire, transfer, suspend, layoff, recall, promote, discharge, assign, reward, or discipline other employees, or responsibility to direct them, or to adjust their grievances, or effectively to recommend this action, if, in connection with the foregoing, the exercise of this authority is not of a merely routine or clerical nature, but requires the use of independent judgment. See California Government Code 53296
  • Supervisor: as used in this chapter , means an individual who meets all of the following requirements:

    California Business and Professions Code 4980.03

  • Supervisor: as used in this chapter , means an individual who meets all of the following requirements:

    California Business and Professions Code 4996.20 v2

  • Supervisory employee: means any employee of a public transit district, regardless of job description, having authority in the interest of the employer to hire, transfer, suspend, lay off, recall, promote, discharge, assign, reward, or discipline other employees, or the responsibility to assign work to and direct them, or to adjust their grievances, or effectively recommend such action if, in connection with these functions, the exercise of that authority is not of a merely routine or clerical nature, but requires the use of independent judgment. See California Public Utilities Code 99560.1
  • Supplemental appropriation: Budget authority provided in an appropriations act in addition to regular or continuing appropriations already provided. Supplemental appropriations generally are made to cover emergencies, such as disaster relief, or other needs deemed too urgent to be postponed until the enactment of next year's regular appropriations act.
  • Supplemental illustration: means an illustration furnished in addition to a basic illustration that meets the applicable requirements of this regulation, and that may be presented in a format differing from the basic illustration, but may only depict a scale of nonguaranteed elements that is permitted in a basic illustration. See California Insurance Code 10509.953
  • supplemental unsecured property tax levies: shall mean that amount of property tax levied by any city, county, city and county, and special district which is attributable to that portion of the property tax rate levied on the unsecured roll for the 1978-79 tax year, less the rate for voter-approved indebtedness, which is in excess of four dollars ($4) per one hundred dollars ($100) of assessed value. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 37
  • Supplier: means a person from whom a lessor buys or leases goods to be leased under a finance lease. See California Commercial Code 10103
  • Supply contract: means a contract under which a lessor buys or leases goods to be leased. See California Commercial Code 10103
  • support order: means a child, family, or spousal support order. See California Family Code 3650
  • Support person: means an adult attendant, victim advocate, or other witness who is able, because of education, experience, or familiarity with the minor, to ensure that the minor's mental health, welfare, and well-being are protected. See California Education Code 44990
  • 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
  • Supportive services: means resources available to the resident in the community that help to maintain their functional ability and meet their needs as identified in the individual resident assessment. See California Health and Safety Code 1569.2
  • Surety: includes a guarantor or other secondary obligor. See California Commercial Code 1201
  • Surface protection product: means the following products installed by the seller after the motor vehicle is sold:

    California Civil Code 2981

  • Surface zone: means the zone which lies above a plane which is 500 feet below the surface of the land. See California Code of Civil Procedure 772.020
  • Surplus land: includes land held in the Community Redevelopment Property Trust Fund pursuant to Section 34191. See California Government Code 54221
  • surplus line advisory organization: shall mean the organization authorized to perform the duties delegated by the commissioner under this chapter and to exercise the authority incidental thereto. See California Insurance Code 1780.51
  • Surplus line broker: means a person licensed under Section 1765 and authorized to do business under Chapter 6 (commencing with Section 1760) of Part 2 of Division 1. See California Insurance Code 47
  • surplus residential property: means land and structures owned by any agency of the state that is determined to be no longer necessary for the agency's use, and that is developed as single-family or multifamily housing, except property being held by the agency for the purpose of exchange. See California Government Code 54236
  • Suspension: means removal of a pupil from ongoing instruction for adjustment purposes. See California Education Code 48925
  • 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 Business and Professions Code 21661
  • System: means a cooperative library system. See California Education Code 18710
  • system of records: means one or more records, which pertain to one or more individuals, which is maintained by any agency, from which information is retrieved by the name of an individual or by some identifying number, symbol or other identifying particular assigned to the individual. See California Civil Code 1798.3
  • taker-up: means any person that takes up an estray animal pursuant to Section 17041. See California Food and Agricultural Code 17001
  • 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 Business and Professions Code 21627
  • Tank: means an underground storage tank, as defined in Section 25281, used for the purpose of storing petroleum, as defined in Section 25299. See California Health and Safety Code 25299.100
  • Tank: as used in this part , means any unfired pressure vessel, subject to this part, used for the storage of air pressure or liquefied petroleum gases. See California Labor Code 7622
  • Tanning device: means an ultraviolet tanning device and any accompanying equipment, including, but not limited to, protective eyewear, timers, and handrails. See California Business and Professions Code 22702
  • Tanning facility: means any location, place, area, structure, or business that provides persons access to any tanning device. See California Business and Professions Code 22702
  • task force: means the California Oak Mortality Task Force. See California Public Resources Code 4750.2
  • tax: includes a tax, assessment, fee or charge. See California Government Code 860
  • tax expenditure: means a credit, deduction, exclusion, exemption, or any other tax benefit as provided for by the state. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 41
  • Tax increment: means that portion of tax revenues allocated to a redevelopment agency pursuant to subdivision (b) of Section 33670 of the Health and Safety Code. See California Government Code 53595
  • Tax increment agreement: means any agreement between a local agency and a redevelopment agency which allocates tax increment to the local agency pursuant to Section 33401 of the Health and Safety Code. See California Government Code 53595
  • Tax increment revenues: means tax increment received or receivable by a local agency pursuant to a tax increment agreement. See California Government Code 53595
  • tax obligation: means the tax imposed under, or in accordance with, Part 1 (commencing with Section 6001), Part 1. See California Business and Professions Code 31
  • 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 Elections Code 9401
  • Taxable securities: means securities bearing interest that is otherwise taxable under the personal income tax provisions of federal tax law and which are issued to finance the purchase or making of mortgage loans pursuant to this chapter. See California Health and Safety Code 51401
  • 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
  • Technician: means an individual determined to be qualified to remove or process parts by an appropriate organization that is licensed, accredited, or regulated under federal or state law. See California Health and Safety Code 7150.10
  • teleconference: means a meeting of a legislative body, the members of which are in different locations, connected by electronic means, through either audio or video, or both. See California Education Code 89305.1
  • telephone solicitor: means any person or entity who, on his or her own behalf or through salespersons or agents, announcing devices, or otherwise, makes or causes a telephone call to be made to a California telephone number that does any of the following:

    California Business and Professions Code 17592

  • Temporary permit: means a document issued by the division which permits the use of a noncompliant conveyance by the general public for a limited time while minor repairs are being completed or until permit fees are paid. See California Labor Code 7300.1
  • Tenancy: includes the lawful occupation of property and includes a lease or sublease. See California Civil Code 1954.51
  • Tenancy in common: A type of property ownership in which two or more individuals have an undivided interest in property. At the death of one tenant in common, his (her) fractional percentage of ownership in the property passes to the decedent
  • 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: as used in this chapter means the person to whom income is presently or currently payable, or for whom it is accumulated or who is entitled to the beneficial use of the principal presently and for a time prior to its distribution. See California Civil Code 731.03
  • Tenant: includes a lessee, subtenant, and sublessee. See California Civil Code 1954.26
  • Tenant: includes any paying guest, lessee, or sublessee of any premises for hire. See California Civil Code 1980
  • Tenant: includes any lessee or sublessee of any commercial real property and its premises for hire. See California Civil Code 1993
  • Term: means a portion of an agreement that relates to a particular matter. See California Commercial Code 1201
  • 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 Civil Code 1954.26
  • Terminal: is a place where a vehicle of a type listed in Section 34500 is regularly garaged or maintained, or from which the vehicle is operated or dispatched. See California Vehicle Code 595
  • terminal: means the location or locations in this state that are designated by a motor carrier, where subject vehicles may be inspected by the department and where vehicle maintenance and inspection records and drivers' records will be made available for inspection. See California Vehicle Code 34515
  • Terminal disease: means an incurable and irreversible disease that has been medically confirmed and will, within reasonable medical judgment, result in death within six months. See California Health and Safety Code 443.1
  • Testate: To die leaving a will.
  • Testator: A male person who leaves a will at death.
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Testify: includes any mode of oral statement made under oath or affirmation. See California Code of Civil Procedure 17
  • testing: means a PCR (Polymerase Chain Reaction) test approved for use or approved for emergency use by the United States Food and Drug Administration to detect the presence of viral RNA. See California Labor Code 3212.87
  • Theft deterrent device: means the following devices installed by the seller after the motor vehicle is sold:

    California Civil Code 2981

  • third party: means a person that has engaged in a transaction or made an agreement subject to this code. See California Commercial Code 1201
  • Third-party standard: means a standard for defining, reporting, and assessing overall corporate social and environmental performance to which all of the following apply:

    California Corporations Code 14601

  • Three-year-old children: means children who will have their third birthday on or before December 1 of the fiscal year in which they are enrolled in a California state preschool program. See California Education Code 8208
  • Tidelands: includes submerged lands. See California Government Code 39930
  • Time-share instrument: means one or more documents, by whatever name denominated, creating or governing the operation of a time-share plan and includes the declaration dedicating accommodations to the time-share plan. See California Business and Professions Code 11212
  • Time-share interest: means and includes either of the following:

    California Business and Professions Code 11212

  • Time-share period: means the period or periods of time when the purchaser of a time-share plan is afforded the opportunity to use the accommodations of a time-share plan. See California Business and Professions Code 11212
  • Time-share plan: means any arrangement, plan, scheme, or similar device, other than an exchange program, whether by membership agreement, sale, lease, deed, license, right to use agreement, or by any other means, whereby a purchaser, in exchange for consideration, receives ownership rights in or the right to use accommodations for a period of time less than a full year during any given year, on a recurring basis for more than one year, but not necessarily for consecutive years. See California Business and Professions Code 11212
  • Time-share property: means one or more accommodations subject to the same time-share instrument, together with any other property or rights to property appurtenant to those accommodations. See California Business and Professions Code 11212
  • Tissue: means a portion of the human body other than an organ or an eye. See California Health and Safety Code 7150.10
  • Tissue bank: means a person that is licensed, accredited, or regulated under federal or state law to engage in the recovery, screening, testing, processing, storage, or distribution of tissue. See California Health and Safety Code 7150.10
  • Title IV: means Title IV, Parts A, B, C, and D of the Educational Amendments of 1978 (Public Law 95-561) as amended. See California Education Code 33509
  • Title IV-D: means Title IV-D of the federal Social Security Act (42 U. See California Family Code 4252
  • Title report: includes a preliminary report, guarantee, binder, or policy of title insurance. See California Code of Civil Procedure 872.010
  • to renew: means to continue coverage with either the insurer which issued the policy or an affiliated insurer, as defined in Section 1215, for an additional policy period upon expiration of the current policy period of a policy, provided that if coverage is continued with an affiliated insurer, it shall be the same or broader coverage as provided by the present insurer, and the insured shall be notified in writing at least 20 days prior to expiration of the current policy period of all of the following:

    California Insurance Code 660

  • Toll bridge: means that certain bridge across San Francisco Bay known as the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge and the approaches thereto. See California Streets and Highways Code 30600
  • toll bridge: means a toll bridge, with at least four lanes, across Los Angeles Harbor from San Pedro at or near Boschke Slough to Terminal Island, and the approaches thereto. See California Streets and Highways Code 30680
  • Top administrative official: means the chancellor in the case of a campus of the University of California, the dean in the case of the Hastings College of the Law, the president in the case of a campus of the California State University, the president in the case of a campus of the California Community Colleges, or the president or highest ranking official in the case of a participating private college. See California Education Code 94110
  • Total loss salvage vehicle: means either of the following:

    California Vehicle Code 544

  • Total of payments: means the total amount of periodic payments necessary to acquire ownership of the property that is the subject of the rental-purchase agreement if the consumer makes all regularly scheduled payments. See California Civil Code 1812.622
  • Tour bus: includes a bus described in subdivision (a) that has had its roof substantially structurally modified or removed. See California Vehicle Code 612
  • tow dolly: is a vehicle towed by a motor vehicle and designed and used exclusively to transport another motor vehicle and upon which the front or rear wheels of the towed motor vehicle are mounted, while the other wheels of the towed motor vehicle remain in contact with the ground. See California Vehicle Code 617
  • tow truck: is a motor vehicle which has been altered or designed and equipped for, and primarily used in the business of, transporting vehicles by means of a crane, hoist, tow bar, tow line, or dolly or is otherwise primarily used to render assistance to other vehicles. See California Vehicle Code 615
  • Town: includes "unincorporated town" and "village. See California Government Code 21
  • Trade secret: means information, including a formula, pattern, compilation, program, device, method, technique, or process, that:

    California Civil Code 3426.1

  • Trade secrets: as used in this chapter , includes, but is not limited to, any formula, plan, pattern, process, tool, mechanism, compound, procedure, production data, or compilation of information which is not patented, which is known only to certain individuals within a commercial concern who are using it to fabricate, produce, or compound an article of trade or a service having commercial value, and which gives its user an opportunity to obtain a business advantage over competitors who do not know or use it. See California Health and Safety Code 25290
  • traffic: includes pedestrians, ridden animals, vehicles, street cars, and other conveyances, either singly or together, while using any highway for purposes of travel. See California Vehicle Code 620
  • Traffic in: refers to transactions that include, but are not limited to, sales, purchases, loans, pledges, licenses, exchanges of currency, or any other transfer for consideration or receipt in exchange for consideration. See California Business and Professions Code 17527
  • traffic violator school: is a business that, for compensation, provides, or offers to provide, instruction in traffic safety, including, but not limited to, classroom traffic violator curricula, for persons referred by a court pursuant to Section 42005 or to other persons who elect to attend. See California Vehicle Code 626
  • traffic violator school owner: is a ny natural person, association, or corporation that owns a traffic violator school. See California Vehicle Code 626.8
  • trailer: includes a semitrailer when used in conjunction with an auxiliary dolly, if the auxiliary dolly is of a type constructed to replace the function of the drawbar and the front axle or axles of a trailer. See California Vehicle Code 630
  • trailer coach: is a vehicle, other than a motor vehicle, designed for human habitation or human occupancy for industrial, professional, or commercial purposes, for carrying property on its own structure, and for being drawn by a motor vehicle. See California Vehicle Code 635
  • trainee: means any person licensed under this chapter for the purpose of receiving comprehensive practical experience and instruction in clinical laboratory procedures in one of the sciences or in general clinical laboratory science under the direct and responsible supervision of a person authorized to direct a laboratory under the provisions of this chapter, clinical laboratory scientist, clinical chemist scientist, clinical microbiologist scientist, clinical toxicologist scientist, clinical immunohematologist scientist, clinical genetic molecular biologist scientist, clinical cytogeneticist scientist, clinical histocompatibility scientist, or other equivalent licensee in the science or specialty or subspecialty for which he or she is licensed in a clinical laboratory certified for this purpose by the department under this chapter. See California Business and Professions Code 1205
  • 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 Civil Code 1761
  • transaction: means negotiated purchase and sale, gift, or devise. See California Government Code 53938
  • Transfer: means voluntary or involuntary transfer and includes a conveyance, reconveyance, satisfaction of a lien, or divestment by judgment, decree, or otherwise. See California Code of Civil Procedure 770.010
  • Transfer: means every mode, direct or indirect, absolute or conditional, voluntary or involuntary, of disposing of or parting with an asset or an interest in an asset, and includes payment of money, release, lease, license, and creation of a lien or other encumbrance. See California Civil Code 3439.01
  • Transfer: means "transfer" as defined in Section 3439. See California Civil Code 3445
  • transferee: is a person who has acquired the sole ownership of or an equity in a vehicle of a type required to be registered under this code. See California Vehicle Code 640
  • Transferee: means the person to whom property was transferred or an obligation was incurred, or the successors or assigns of the person. See California Civil Code 3445
  • Transferring county: means the county from which territory is, or is proposed to be, transferred by reason of a county boundary change. See California Government Code 23231
  • Transfusion: means a use of blood in which the blood is administered to a human being for treatment of sickness or injury. See California Health and Safety Code 1625
  • transit bus: is a ny bus owned or operated by a publicly owned or operated transit system, or operated under contract with a publicly owned or operated transit system, and used to provide to the general public, regularly scheduled transportation for which a fare is charged. See California Vehicle Code 642
  • transit district employee: means any supervisory employee of any public transit district employer except for confidential employees. See California Public Utilities Code 99560.1
  • transit district employer: means the governing board of a public transit district, including any person acting as an agent of an employer. See California Public Utilities Code 99560.1
  • Transit funds: as used in this part , means any funds or moneys payable to or received by the district from any California transit funds or any funds which the United States or any department, instrumentality, or agency thereof, the State of California, a county, a city, or any other public agency, or any other individual or entity, public or private, has or is authorized by any law or by official action thereunder to appropriate, contribute, grant, or loan to the district to be used for the payment of any indebtedness, including, but not limited to, any bonded indebtedness of the district in accordance with this part or any other law. See California Public Utilities Code 30703.1
  • Transitional housing: means housing with supportive services for up to 24 months that is exclusively designated and targeted for recently homeless persons. See California Health and Safety Code 50801
  • Transport: includes offer or receive for transportation. See California Fish and Game Code 88
  • transporter: is a person engaged in the business of moving any owned or lawfully possessed vehicle by lawful methods over the highways for the purpose of delivery of such vehicles to dealers, sales agents of a manufacturer, purchasers, or to a new location as requested by the owner. See California Vehicle Code 645
  • treasurer: as used in this chapter shall refer to such treasurer of the district so appointed. See California Public Utilities Code 101300
  • Treasurer: means the Treasurer of the State of California. See California Government Code 9117
  • treasurer: means the county treasurer when used with reference to a county and the city treasurer when used with reference to a city. See California Streets and Highways Code 31505
  • Treasurer: means the treasurer of the local agency. See California Government Code 53995
  • Treasurer: means treasurer of the local agency. See California Government Code 53630
  • Tribe: means an Indian tribe, band, nation, or other organized group or community, or a tribal agency authorized by a tribe as defined herein, which is recognized as eligible for special programs and services provided by the United States to Indians because of their status as Indians and is identified on pages 52829 to 52835, inclusive, of Number 250 of Volume 53 (December 29, 1988) of the Federal Register, as that list may be updated or amended from time to time. See California Public Resources Code 44201
  • Tribe: means an Indian tribe, band, nation, or other organized group or community, or a tribal agency authorized by a tribe as defined herein, which is recognized as eligible for special programs and services provided by the United States to Indians because of their status as Indians and is identified on pages 52829 to 52835, inclusive, of Number 250 of Volume 53 (December 29, 1988) of the Federal Register, as that list may be updated or amended from time to time. See California Health and Safety Code 25198.1
  • Trier of fact: includes (a) the jury and (b) the court when the court is trying an issue of fact other than one relating to the admissibility of evidence. See California Evidence Code 235
  • truck tractor: is a motor vehicle designed and used primarily for drawing other vehicles and not so constructed as to carry a load, other than a part of the weight of the vehicle and the load so drawn. See California Vehicle Code 655
  • Trust account: A general term that covers all types of accounts in a trust department, such as estates, guardianships, and agencies. Source: OCC
  • Trust fund: means the Agriculture Trust Fund created pursuant to Section 232. See California Food and Agricultural Code 230
  • 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
  • Tunnel: means an underground passageway, excavated by men and equipment working below the earth's surface, that provides a subterranean route along which men, equipment, or substances can move. See California Labor Code 7951
  • UC campus foundation: means the following corporations organized under the laws of the State of California: University of California, Berkeley Foundation, UC Davis Foundation, the University of California, Irvine Foundation, the UCLA Foundation, University of California, Merced Foundation, UC Riverside Foundation, U. See California Education Code 92951
  • ultraclean and low-emission distributed generation: means any electric generation technology that meets both of the following criteria:

    California Public Utilities Code 353.2

  • Ultraviolet tanning device: means equipment that emits electromagnetic radiation with wavelengths in the air between 200 and 400 nanometers used for tanning of the skin, including, but not limited to, a sunlamp, tanning booth, or tanning bed. See California Business and Professions Code 22702
  • Unauthorized signature: means a signature made without actual, implied, or apparent authority. See California Commercial Code 1201
  • Unauthorized use: means the use of a credit card by a person, other than the cardholder, (1) who does not have actual, implied, or apparent authority for that use and (2) from which the cardholder receives no benefit. See California Civil Code 1747.02
  • unavailable: means that an officer is either killed, missing, or so seriously injured as to be unable to attend meetings and otherwise perform his duties. See California Government Code 8636
  • unavailable as a witness: means that the declarant is any of the following:

    California Evidence Code 240

  • 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 Code of Civil Procedure 1601

  • uncontrolled fire: as used in this division , means any fire which threatens to destroy life, property, or resources and either: (1) is unattended by any person. See California Public Resources Code 4104
  • unconventional pistol: means a firearm with both of the following characteristics:

    California Penal Code 17270

  • Underground mine: means a mine that consists of a subterranean excavation. See California Labor Code 7951
  • Underserved: means any population segment with exceptional service needs not adequately met by traditional library service patterns, including, but not limited to, those persons who are geographically isolated, economically disadvantaged, functionally illiterate, of non-English-speaking or limited-English-speaking ability, homebound, or institutionalized, or who are persons with disabilities. See California Education Code 18710
  • undetectable knife: means any knife or other instrument, with or without a handguard, that satisfies all of the following requirements:

    California Penal Code 17290

  • Unearned premium reserve: means an amount equal to the unearned portion of premiums due to, or received by, the authority on all of its policies of residential earthquake insurance, without deduction on account of reinsurance ceded. See California Insurance Code 10089.5
  • unfair and predatory pricing: means the payment to consumers by a supermarket site, that receives handling fees for the redemption of beverage containers, in an amount that exceeds the sum of both of the following:

    California Public Resources Code 14588.1

  • Ungranted tidelands: means the tide and submerged lands owned by the State of California which have not been granted in trust to any local agency or to the United States or to private parties. See California Public Resources Code 6331
  • Uninhabited territory: means territory where less than 12 persons who have been registered to vote within the territory for at least 54 days reside at the time of filing of a petition or resolution for county boundary change. See California Government Code 23231
  • union high school: shall be deemed to mean unified school district. See California Education Code 18311
  • United States: includes any department, board, or agency thereof. See California Government Code 54141
  • United States: includes its territories and possessions and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. See California Commercial Code 6102
  • United States: means the United States of America, and in relation to any particular matter includes the officers, agents, employees, agencies, or instrumentalities authorized to act in relation thereto. See California Water Code 20
  • United States: means the United States of America, and in relation to any particular matter includes the officers, agents, employees, agencies, or instrumentalities authorized to act in relation thereto. See California Fish and Game Code 5900
  • Universal borrowing: means the extension by a public library of its direct loan privileges to the eligible borrowers of all other public libraries. See California Education Code 18710
  • University: means the University of California and its governing body, the Regents of the University of California. See California Education Code 92625.1
  • University: as used in this article , means the University of California. See California Food and Agricultural Code 520
  • unlicensed laboratory personnel: means a laboratory aide, histocompatibility technician, cardiopulmonary technician, or other person performing the activities authorized by Section 1269. See California Business and Professions Code 1212
  • Unpaid balance: means the difference between subdivision (e) and subdivision (f), plus all insurance premiums (except for credit life or disability insurance when the amount thereof is included in the finance charge), which are included in the contract balance, and the total amount paid or to be paid as follows:

    California Civil Code 2981

  • unsafe handgun: means any pistol, revolver, or other firearm capable of being concealed upon the person, for which any of the following is true:

    California Penal Code 31910

  • Uphold: The decision of an appellate court not to reverse a lower court decision.
  • Used oil: means all of the following:

    California Health and Safety Code 25250.1

  • Used oil recycling facility: means a facility that reprocesses or re-refines used oil. See California Health and Safety Code 25250.1
  • used vehicle: is a vehicle that has been sold, or has been registered with the department, or has been sold and operated upon the highways, or has been registered with the appropriate agency of authority, of any other state, District of Columbia, territory or possession of the United States or foreign state, province or country, or unregistered vehicles regularly used or operated as demonstrators in the sales work of a dealer or unregistered vehicles regularly used or operated by a manufacturer in the sales or distribution work of such manufacturer. See California Vehicle Code 665
  • User fees: Fees charged to users of goods or services provided by the government. In levying or authorizing these fees, the legislature determines whether the revenue should go into the treasury or should be available to the agency providing the goods or services.
  • Usury: Charging an illegally high interest rate on a loan. Source: OCC
  • Utility-terrain vehicle: means a motor vehicle subject to subdivision (a) of Section 38010 that is all of the following:

    California Vehicle Code 531

  • Value: means fair market value. See California Commercial Code 6102
  • Value of the uninhabited territory: means the value of land and improvements thereon. See California Government Code 23231
  • vanpool vehicle: is a ny motor vehicle, other than a motortruck or truck tractor, designed for carrying more than 10 but not more than 15 persons including the driver, which is maintained and used primarily for the nonprofit work-related transportation of adults for the purposes of ridesharing. See California Vehicle Code 668
  • 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.
  • Vector: means any animal capable of transmitting the causative agent of human disease or capable of producing human discomfort or injury, including, but not limited to, mosquitoes, flies, mites, ticks, other arthropods, and rodents and other vertebrates. See California Health and Safety Code 2002
  • vehicle: is a device by which any person or property may be propelled, moved, or drawn upon a highway, excepting a device moved exclusively by human power or used exclusively upon stationary rails or tracks. See California Vehicle Code 670
  • Vehicle manufacturer: is a ny person who produces from raw materials or new basic components a vehicle of a type subject to registration under this code, off-highway motorcycles or all-terrain vehicles subject to identification under this code, or trailers subject to identification pursuant to Section 5014. See California Vehicle Code 672
  • 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 Business and Professions Code 21661
  • Verified: means signed and sworn to or affirmed. See California Commercial Code 6102
  • Verify: means to assess the extent to which the computer model mimics reality. See California Public Utilities Code 1821
  • Vessel: includes ships of all kinds, steamboats, steamships, canal boats, barges, sailing vessels, and every structure adapted to be navigated from place to place for the transportation of merchandise or persons. See California Harbors and Navigation Code 21
  • vessel: means a vessel as defined in subdivision (c) of Section 651 of the Harbors and Navigation Code. See California Penal Code 7
  • 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 Business and Professions Code 23450
  • veteran: means a person who has been honorably discharged from the United States Army, United States Navy, United States Air Force, United States Marine Corps, United States Coast Guard, the Merchant Marine, or the American Red Cross, and who has served in any war. See California Military and Veterans Code 920
  • veteran: means a person honorably discharged from the armed forces of the United States, including, but not limited to, the Philippine Commonwealth Army, the Regular Scouts ("Old Scouts"), and the Special Philippine Scouts ("New Scouts"). See California Military and Veterans Code 940
  • 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 45294
  • 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
  • Veterans: means (1) any person who served in the Army, Navy, or Marine Corps of the United States and was killed in action or died as a result of war service in the World War since April 6, 1917. See California Military and Veterans Code 890
  • Veterinary food-animal drugs: as used in this chapter shall include the following:

    California Business and Professions Code 4042

  • 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.
  • Vexatious litigant: means a person as defined in subdivision (b) of Section 391 of the Code of Civil Procedure. See California Business and Professions Code 8030.4
  • Vexatious litigant: means a person who does any of the following:

    California Code of Civil Procedure 391

  • Victim advocate: work with prosecutors and assist the victims of a crime.
  • Video game: includes , but is not limited to, any electronic amusement device that utilizes a computer, microprocessor, or similar electronic circuitry and its own cathode ray tube or a television set or a monitor. See California Business and Professions Code 9801
  • Violation: includes a failure to comply with any requirement of the code. See California Labor Code 22
  • Violation: means the failure of a reinsurance intermediary, or an insurer or reinsurer for whom the reinsurance intermediary was acting, to comply with any provision of this chapter. See California Insurance Code 1781.2
  • Violent act: means any act that results in bodily harm or injury to any party involved. See California Business and Professions Code 7500.1
  • visually impaired: includes blindness and means having central visual acuity not to exceed 20/200 in the better eye, with corrected lenses, as measured by the Snellen test, or visual acuity greater than 20/200, but with a limitation in the field of vision such that the widest diameter of the visual field subtends an angle not greater than 20 degrees. See California Civil Code 54.6
  • Voir dire: The process by which judges and lawyers select a petit jury from among those eligible to serve, by questioning them to determine knowledge of the facts of the case and a willingness to decide the case only on the evidence presented in court. "Voir dire" is a phrase meaning "to speak the truth."
  • Vote center: means a location established for holding elections that offers the services described in Sections 2170, 4005, and 4007. See California Elections Code 357.5
  • Vote tabulating device: means any piece of equipment, other than a voting machine, that compiles a total of votes cast by means of ballot card sorting, ballot card reading, paper ballot scanning, electronic data processing, or a combination of that type of equipment. See California Elections Code 358
  • Voter: means a voter as defined by Section 359 of the Elections Code. See California Health and Safety Code 2002
  • Voter: means a voter as defined by Section 359 of the Elections Code. See California Health and Safety Code 9002
  • Voter: means any elector who is registered under this code. See California Elections Code 359
  • Voter: means a voter as defined by Section 359 of the Elections Code. See California Government Code 61002
  • Voter: means a voter or elector as respectively defined in the principal act of each district or agency. See California Elections Code 10500
  • Voter list: means the list of registered voters in a single or consolidated precinct or in an entire county. See California Elections Code 359.2
  • Voter turnout: means the percentage of voters who are eligible to cast ballots within a given political subdivision who voted. See California Elections Code 14051
  • Voter-nominated office: means a congressional or state elective office for which a candidate may choose to have his or her party preference or lack of party preference indicated upon the ballot. See California Elections Code 359.5
  • Voting device: means any device used in conjunction with a ballot card or cards to indicate the choice of the voter by marking, punching, or slotting the ballot card. See California Elections Code 360
  • Voting machine: means any electronic device, including, but not limited to, a precinct optical scanner and a direct recording voting system, into which a voter may enter his or her votes, and which, by means of electronic tabulation and generation of printouts or other tangible, human-readable records, furnishes a total of the number of votes cast for each candidate and for or against each measure. See California Elections Code 361
  • Voting system: means a mechanical, electromechanical, or electronic system and its software, or any combination of these used for casting a ballot, tabulating votes, or both. See California Elections Code 362
  • war: shall mean : (a) whenever Congress has declared war and peace has not been formally restored. See California Military and Veterans Code 18
  • Warehouse: means a person engaged in the business of storing goods for hire. See California Commercial Code 7102
  • Warehouse receipt: means a receipt issued by a person engaged in the business of storing goods for hire. See California Commercial Code 1201
  • Weeds: as used in this article , includes any of the following:

    California Government Code 39561.5

  • Weighing instrument: means any device, contrivance, apparatus, or instrument used, or designed to be used, for ascertaining weight and includes any tool, appliance, or accessory used or connected therewith. See California Business and Professions Code 12500
  • Wharf: includes pier, quay, or landing. See California Harbors and Navigation Code 23
  • wheelbase: means the longitudinal distance between the vertical centerlines of the front and rear wheels. See California Vehicle Code 378
  • Wholesaler: means a wholesaler as defined in Section 30016 of the Revenue and Taxation Code. See California Health and Safety Code 14950
  • wholesaler: means any person who is licensed as a dealer pursuant to Chapter 44 (commencing with Section 921) of Title 18 of the United States Code and the regulations issued pursuant thereto, who sells, transfers, or assigns firearms, or parts of firearms, to persons who are licensed as manufacturers, importers, or gunsmiths pursuant to Chapter 44 (commencing with Section 921) of Title 18 of the United States Code, or persons licensed pursuant to Sections 26700 to 26915, inclusive, and includes persons who receive finished parts of firearms and assemble them into completed or partially completed firearms in furtherance of that purpose. See California Penal Code 17340
  • Wild rodents: as used in this chapter means wild ground squirrels, chipmunks, rats, mice or any other members of the order Rodentia native to California except muskrats and beavers. See California Fish and Game Code 2575
  • will: includes codicil. See California Civil Code 14
  • will: includes codicil. See California Penal Code 7
  • willfully: when applied to the intent with which an act is done or omitted, implies simply a purpose or willingness to commit the act, or make the omission referred to. See California Penal Code 7
  • Work out: means those actions by which a lender, at any time prior to foreclosure or its equivalent, seeks to prevent, cure, or mitigate a default by the borrower, or to preserve or prevent the diminution of the value of the property, security interest, or loan or obligation. See California Health and Safety Code 25548.1
  • 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 Business and Professions Code 19805
  • Workday: means the time that the parent requires temporary care for a child for any of the following reasons:

    California Education Code 8208

  • Working capital: means funds to be used by, or on behalf of, a participating party to pay maintenance or operating expenses, or any other costs that would be treated as an expense item under generally accepted accounting principles in connection with the ownership or operation of an educational facility, including, but not limited to, all of the following:

    California Education Code 17173

  • Working capital: means moneys to be used by, or on behalf of, a project sponsor to pay or prepay maintenance or operation expenses or any other costs that would be treated as an expense item, under generally accepted accounting principles, in connection with the ownership or operation of a project, including, but not limited to, reserves for maintenance or operation expenses, interest for a period not to exceed one year on any loan for working capital made pursuant to this division, and reserves for debt service with respect to, and any costs necessary or incidental to, that financing. See California Government Code 64102
  • Writing: means handwriting, typewriting, printing, photostating, photographing, photocopying, transmitting by electronic mail or facsimile, and every other means of recording upon any tangible thing, any form of communication or representation, including letters, words, pictures, sounds, or symbols, or combinations thereof, and any record thereby created, regardless of the manner in which the record has been stored. See California Evidence Code 250
  • Writing: includes any form of recorded message capable of comprehension by ordinary visual means. See California Financial Code 8
  • Writing: includes any form of recorded message capable of comprehension by ordinary visual means. See California Unemployment Insurance Code 8
  • Writing: means handwriting, typewriting, printing, photostating, photographing, and every other means of recording upon any form of communication or representation, including letters, words, pictures, sounds, or symbols, or combination thereof, and all papers, maps, magnetic or paper tapes, photographic films and prints, magnetic or punched cards, discs, drums, and other documents. See California Government Code 9072
  • Writing: includes printing, typewriting, or any other intentional reduction to tangible form. See California Commercial Code 1201
  • writing pen knife: means a device that appears to be a writing pen but has concealed within it a pointed, metallic shaft that is designed to be a stabbing instrument which is exposed by mechanical action or gravity which locks into place when extended or the pointed, metallic shaft is exposed by the removal of the cap or cover on the device. See California Penal Code 17350
  • youth bus: is a ny bus, other than a schoolbus, designed for and when actually carrying not more than 16 persons and the driver, used to transport children at or below the 12th-grade level directly from a public or private school to an organized nonschool-related youth activity within 25 miles of the school or directly from a location which provides the organized nonschool-related youth activity to a public or private school within 25 miles of that location. See California Vehicle Code 680
  • Zone: means a zone formed pursuant to Article 8 (commencing with Section 25217). See California Government Code 25210.2
  • Zone: means a zone formed pursuant to Chapter 5 (commencing with Section 61140) of Part 3. See California Government Code 61002