Chapter 1 General Provisions
Chapter 2 Principles of Construction; Definitions
Chapter 3 The Right to Take
Chapter 4 Precondemnation Activities
Chapter 5 Commencement of Proceeding
Chapter 6 Deposit and Withdrawal of Probable Compensation; Possession Prior to Judgment
Chapter 7 Discovery; Exchange of Valuation Data
Chapter 8 Procedures for Determining Right to Take and Compensation
Chapter 9 Compensation
Chapter 10 Divided Interests
Chapter 11 Postjudgment Procedure
Chapter 12 Arbitration of Compensation in Acquisitions of Property for Public Use

Terms Used In California Codes > Code of Civil Procedure > Part 3 > Title 7 - EMINENT DOMAIN LAW

  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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
  • Acquittal:
    1. Judgement that a criminal defendant has not been proved guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.
    2. A verdict of "not guilty."
     
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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 a person who performs or arranges the collection, maintenance, or disbursement of moneys to compensate any party for claims or repairs pursuant to a service contract, and who also performs or arranges any of the following activities on behalf of service contract sellers:

    California Business and Professions Code 9855

  • 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
  • Adoption date: means the date the board of directors adopts the plan of conversion. See California Insurance Code 4097.01
  • Adoption date: means the date the board of directors adopts the plan of conversion. See California Insurance Code 11535.1
  • 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
  • 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 Council: means the Dispute Resolution Advisory Council. See California Business and Professions Code 466
  • Advisory organization: means every person, group or organization, other than an insurer, whether located within or without this state, which prepares policy forms or underwriting rules incidental to or in connection with workers' compensation insurance and employer's liability insurance incidental thereto and written in connection therewith or which collects and furnishes to admitted insurers or rating organizations loss statistics or other statistical information and data relating to workers' compensation insurance and employer's liability insurance incidental thereto and written in connection therewith and acts in an advisory capacity to such insurers or rating organizations as distinguished from a ratemaking capacity. See California Insurance Code 11750.1
  • Affected property: means any real property that actually declines in fair market value because of acquisition by a public entity for public use of other real property and a change in the use of the real property acquired by the public entity. See California Government Code 7260
  • Affiliate: means a person that, directly or indirectly, owns at least 10 but less than 50 percent of the financial guaranty insurance corporation or that is at least 10 percent but less than 50 percent, directly or indirectly, owned by a financial guaranty insurance corporation. See California Insurance Code 12100
  • Affiliation period: means a period that, under the terms of the health benefit plan, shall elapse before health care services under the plan become effective. See California Insurance Code 10700
  • Affirmed: In the practice of the appellate courts, the decree or order is declared valid and will stand as rendered in the lower court.
  • Agent: means every person other than the employer having the authority to hire or discharge any employee or supervise, direct, or control the acts of employees. See California Labor Code 350
  • Agent or broker: means a person or entity licensed under Chapter 5 (commencing with Section 1621) of Part 2 of Division 1. See California Insurance Code 10700
  • Agent or broker: means a person or entity licensed under Chapter 5 (commencing with Section 1621) of Part 2 of Division 1. See California Insurance Code 10755
  • 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
  • Alcohol: means any form or derivative of ethyl alcohol (ethanol). See California Harbors and Navigation Code 651
  • Alcohol concentration: means either grams of alcohol per 100 milliliters of blood or grams of alcohol per 210 liters of breath. See California Harbors and Navigation Code 651
  • 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
  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • 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
  • Alternate energy equipment: means equipment for the production or conversion of energy from alternate sources as its primary fuel source, such as solar, biomass, wind, geothermal, hydroelectricity under 30 megawatts, remote natural gas of less than one billion cubic feet estimated reserves per mile from an existing gas gathering line, natural gas containing 850 or fewer British Thermal Units per standard cubic foot, or any other source of energy, the efficient use of which will reduce the use of fossil or nuclear fuels. See California Government Code 4217.11
  • 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
  • Alternative work: means work that the employee has the ability to perform, that offers wages and compensation that are at least 85 percent of those paid to the employee at the time of injury, and that is located within reasonable commuting distance of the employee's residence at the time of injury. See California Labor Code 4658.1
  • Ancillary benefit plan: means a policy or contract written or administered by a participating carrier that covers dental or vision benefits for the covered eligible employees of an employer or small employer and their dependents. See California Insurance Code 10810
  • 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.
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • 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
  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • Appliance repair industry: means those activities defined in paragraph (4) of subdivision (f). See California Business and Professions Code 9801
  • applicant: means an applicant for employment. See California Labor Code 400
  • applicant: means an applicant for employment. See California Labor Code 430
  • 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
  • Apportionment: means an apportionment made under this chapter unless the context otherwise requires. See California Education Code 16002
  • Appraisal: means a written statement independently and impartially prepared by a qualified appraiser setting forth an opinion of defined value of an adequately described property as of a specific date, supported by the presentation and analysis of relevant market information. See California Government Code 7260
  • Appropriate Regulatory Authority: means the Department of Insurance except for health care service plans, in which case it means the Department of Managed Health Care. See California Insurance Code 10810
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • arts: includes , but is not limited to, all of the following: dance. See California Education Code 8951
  • Assassination: means the killing of an elected public official as a direct result of an intentional act perpetrated by an individual or individuals acting to prevent, or retaliate for, the performance of official duties, acting because of the public position held by the official, or acting because of pathological reasons. See California Labor Code 4720
  • 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
  • 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
  • Asset-backed securities: means either of the following:

    California Insurance Code 12100

  • Associated equipment: means any of the following, excluding radio equipment:

    California Harbors and Navigation Code 651

  • 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
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Attachment point: means the amount of health claims incurred by a small employer in a policy year for its employees and their dependents, and covered by a stop-loss insurance policy, above which the stop-loss insurer incurs a liability for payment. See California Insurance Code 10752
  • Authority: shall mean the California Transportation Financing Authority. See California Government Code 64102
  • Authority: means the San Francisco Port Authority, as the same is constituted by Part 1 (commencing at Section 1690) of Division 6 of the Harbors and Navigation Code, or any successor thereof. See California Harbors and Navigation Code 3901
  • Authority: means the Community Revitalization and Investment Authority created pursuant to this division. See California Government Code 62000
  • Authority: means the California Health Facilities Financing Authority established pursuant to Section 15431 of the Government Code. See California Health and Safety Code 1179.11
  • Authority: means the California Health Facilities Financing Authority established pursuant to Section 15431 of the Government Code. See California Health and Safety Code 1179.51
  • Authority: means the California Health Facilities Financing Authority established pursuant to Section 15431 of the Government Code. See California Health and Safety Code 1179.82
  • Authorized officer: means any individual required or permitted, alone or with others, by any provision of law or by the issuing public entity, to execute on behalf of the public entity a certificated registered public obligation or a writing relating to an uncertificated registered public obligation. See California Government Code 5051
  • Authorized officer: means any official of this State or any of its departments, agencies, or other instrumentalities, or any county, city, or public district whose signature to a public security or instrument of payment is required or permitted, or any deputy of such official who has been authorized by such official in writing to affix the official's signature. See California Government Code 5500
  • automobile dismantler: is a ny person not otherwise expressly excluded by Section 221 who:

    California Vehicle Code 220

  • Average annual debt service: means the amount of insured unpaid principal and interest on an obligation multiplied by the number of the insured obligations (assuming that each obligation represents a $1,000 par value), divided by the amount equal to the aggregate life of all of those obligations. See California Insurance Code 12100
  • 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
  • Bail: Security given for the release of a criminal defendant or witness from legal custody (usually in the form of money) to secure his/her appearance on the day and time appointed.
  • 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
  • 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 system: as used in this article , means a telephone service which automatically connects a person dialing the digits "911" to an established public safety answering point through normal telephone service facilities. See California Government Code 53107
  • bathing: means a person floating, swimming, wading, or bodysurfing, with or without the use of a flotation device, including, but not limited to, floating upon or with the aid of a surfboard, paddle board, surfmat, innertube, life preserver, or air mattress, except a flotation device which is designed to be propelled by sail, mechanical means, power, oars, or paddle. See California Harbors and Navigation Code 651.1
  • Benefit plan design: means a specific health coverage product issued by a carrier to small employers, to trustees of associations that include small employers, or to individuals if the coverage is offered through employment or sponsored by an employer. See California Insurance Code 10700
  • Benefit plan design: means a specific health coverage product issued by a carrier to small employers, to trustees of associations that include small employers, or to individuals if the coverage is offered through employment or sponsored by an employer. See California Insurance Code 10755
  • Benefit plan design: means a specific health coverage product issued by a carrier to employers or small employers, to trustees of associations, or to individuals if the coverage is offered through employment or sponsored by an employer or small employer. See California Insurance Code 10810
  • Bequest: Property gifted by will.
  • Best interests of the city: means a procurement process that is determined by the city to provide the best value and an expedited delivery schedule while maintaining a high level of quality workmanship and materials. See California Government Code 5975
  • Best value: means a value determined by objective criteria that shall include a combination of price, financing costs, features, functions, performance, life-cycle maintenance costs and abatement offsets, and development experience. See California Government Code 5975
  • bike path: is a Class I bikeway, as defined in subdivision (a) of Section 890. See California Vehicle Code 231.5
  • Board: means the State Public Works Board. See California Education Code 67352
  • Board: means the State Allocation Board. See California Education Code 16002
  • Board: means the Veterinary Medical Board. See California Business and Professions Code 4810
  • Board: means the Acupuncture Board. See California Business and Professions Code 4927
  • board: means Agricultural Labor Relations Board. See California Labor Code 1140.4
  • Board: means the Major Risk Medical Insurance Board. See California Insurance Code 10700
  • Board: as used in this chapter , Chapter 13 (commencing with Section 4980), Chapter 13. See California Business and Professions Code 4990.02
  • board: means any entity listed in Section 101, the entities referred to in Sections 1000 and 3600, the State Bar, the Department of Real Estate, and any other state agency that issues a license, certificate, or registration authorizing a person to engage in a business or profession. See California Business and Professions Code 31
  • Board: means the governing body of the purchasing alliance. See California Insurance Code 10810
  • Board: includes "bureau" "commission" "committee" "department" "division" "examining committee" "program" and "agency. See California Business and Professions Code 477
  • Board: means the California Board of Occupational Therapy. See California Business and Professions Code 2570.2
  • Board of Governors: means the Board of Governors of the California Community Colleges. See California Education Code 52651
  • board of supervisors: means the Board of Supervisors of the County of Orange. See California Government Code 26295.10
  • Boat: means any vessel that is any of the following:

    California Harbors and Navigation Code 651

  • 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 any bond and the interest coupons attached thereto issued by any public body. See California Government Code 5300
  • 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 indebtedness and securities of any kind or class, including bonds, notes, bond anticipation notes, and commercial paper. See California Government Code 26295.6
  • Bonds: means any bonds, notes, certificates of indebtedness or other evidences of indebtedness issued after January 1, 1989, by a public body which is authorized to issue bonds, notes, certificates of indebtedness or other evidence of indebtedness. See California Government Code 5850
  • Bonds: means bonds, notes, warrants, bond anticipation notes, commercial paper, or other evidences of indebtedness, or lease, installment purchase, or other agreements or certificates of participation therein. See California Government Code 5902
  • 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 State, county, municipal, or other public corporation or district bonds. See California Government Code 5101
  • Bonds: as used in this chapter means any bonds or other evidences of indebtedness the principal and interest of which are payable or may be paid from ad valorem taxes or assessments levied by or on behalf of a public body. See California Government Code 5401
  • Bonds: as used in this chapter means bonds, warrants, notes and other evidences of indebtedness issued by or on behalf of any public body. See California Government Code 5601
  • Bonds: as used in this chapter means (a) any bonds or other evidences of indebtedness issued after the effective date of this chapter by the state or any state department, board, agency or authority or (b) any bonds or other evidences of indebtedness issued by any joint powers agency created under Chapter 5 (commencing with Section 6500) of Division 7 that are payable from payments made with respect to a lease or sale of property to or from the state or any state department, board, agency, or authority. See California Government Code 5700
  • Bonds: means general obligation bonds, revenue bonds, or any derivative evidence of indebtedness which includes, but is not limited to, interests in pools, money market mutual funds, and unit investment trusts, issued by or on behalf of any state agency. See California Government Code 5751
  • boxing: as used in this chapter includes "kickboxing" and "martial arts. See California Business and Professions Code 18760
  • Branch locker plant: means a frozen food locker plant in any location or establishment artificially cooled in which space in individual lockers is rented, leased, or loaned to individuals, firms, or corporations for the storage of food for their own use after preparation for storage in a central or parent plant. See California Health and Safety Code 112500
  • 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
  • Building ordinances: means ordinances of a county or city regulating building and construction and removal of buildings, including ordinances relating to the matters set forth in Section 38660 and similar matters, and including ordinances relating to building permits and building inspection. See California Government Code 53090
  • Bureau: means the Bureau of Household Goods and Services. See California Business and Professions Code 9801
  • 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: means any business establishment or enterprise, regardless of where conducted. See California Labor Code 350
  • Business: means any lawful activity, except a farm operation, conducted for any of the following:

    California Government Code 7260

  • Business entity: means a partnership, corporation, or other legal entity that is able to provide appropriately licensed contracting, architectural, engineering, financial, operations, management, facilities maintenance, and other services for development of a new Long Beach Civic Center. See California Government Code 5975
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Carrier: means the insurance company, nonprofit hospital service corporation, or other entity responsible for the payment of benefits or provision of services under a policy. See California Insurance Code 10128.1
  • Carrier: means any disability insurance company or any other entity that writes, issues, or administers health benefit plans that cover the employees of small employers, regardless of the situs of the contract or master policyholder. See California Insurance Code 10700
  • Carrier: means any disability insurance company or any other entity that writes, issues, or administers health benefit plans that cover the employees of small employers, regardless of the situs of the contract or master policyholder. See California Insurance Code 10755
  • Carrier: means any licensed disability insurance company or licensed health care service plan or any other entity that writes, issues, or administers any health benefit plan or ancillary benefit plan to employers or small employers in this state. See California Insurance Code 10810
  • 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.
  • Certificated employee: means a member, as defined by Section 22146, of the State Teachers' Retirement System. See California Education Code 7004
  • Certificated registered public obligation: means a registered public obligation which is represented by an instrument. See California Government Code 5051
  • 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
  • Chambers: A judge's office.
  • Chancellor: means the Chancellor of the California Community Colleges. See California Education Code 52651
  • 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.
  • Charter boat: means a for-hire vessel operating on navigable water of the state in the coastal zone, as defined in Section 30103 of the Public Resources Code, whether or not the vessel is licensed by the state. See California Harbors and Navigation Code 773.2
  • Charterer: means a person who receives compensation for contracting with an operator to transport three or more passengers. See California Harbors and Navigation Code 773.2
  • Chemical test: means a test that analyzes an individual's breath, blood, or urine for evidence of drug or alcohol use. See California Harbors and Navigation Code 651
  • Chief: means the Chief of the Bureau of Household Goods and Services. See California Business and Professions Code 9801
  • Chief judge: The judge who has primary responsibility for the administration of a court but also decides cases; chief judges are determined by seniority.
  • 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
  • Children with exceptional needs: means either of the following:

    California Education Code 8208

  • City: includes incorporated city, city and county, municipal corporation, municipality, town and incorporated town. See California Financial Code 13
  • City: includes incorporated city, city and county, municipal corporation, municipality, town and incorporated town. See California Unemployment Insurance Code 13
  • 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: means the City of Long Beach and its departments, including the City of Long Beach Harbor Department. See California Government Code 5975
  • City: includes city and county and "incorporated town" but does not include "unincorporated town" or "village. See California Public Utilities Code 19
  • 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
  • classification: means a plan, system, or arrangement for recognizing differences in exposure to hazards among industries, occupations, or operations of insurance policyholders. See California Insurance Code 11730
  • 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.
  • Coast Guard: means the United States Coast Guard. See California Harbors and Navigation Code 773.2
  • Code: means the Internal Revenue Code of 1954, as amended. See California Government Code 5051
  • Cogeneration equipment: means equipment for cogeneration, as defined in Section 216. See California Government Code 4217.11
  • Collateral: means any of the following:

    California Insurance Code 12100

  • Commercial dealer: means any person who deals in products or who otherwise by his or her occupation holds himself or herself out as having knowledge or skill peculiar to products, or any person who is in the business of remanufacturing, retrofitting, selling, leasing, subletting, or otherwise placing into the stream of commerce, a product. See California Health and Safety Code 108042
  • Commercial real estate: means income-producing real property other than residential property consisting of less than five units. See California Insurance Code 12100
  • 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
  • Commission: shall mean the California Transportation Commission. See California Government Code 64102
  • Commission: means the Harbors and Watercraft Commission, as the same is constituted by Division 1 (commencing with Section 30) of this code, or any successor thereof. See California Harbors and Navigation Code 3901
  • commission: means the California Transportation Commission. See California Streets and Highways Code 22
  • commission: means the Orange County Regional Justice Facilities Commission created pursuant to Article 2 (commencing with Section 26296). See California Government Code 26295.4
  • Commission: means the California Transportation Commission. See California Government Code 8879.50
  • commission: means the Student Aid Commission created by this article. See California Education Code 69515
  • 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
  • Commissioner: means any county agricultural commissioner. See California Food and Agricultural Code 26
  • Commissioner: means the Insurance Commissioner of this State. See California Insurance Code 20
  • Commissioner: means the Insurance Commissioner, who shall have regulatory jurisdiction over purchasing alliances. See California Insurance Code 10810
  • Committee: means the Harbor Improvement Bond Committee. See California Harbors and Navigation Code 3901
  • Committee: means the Higher Education Facilities Finance Committee, created pursuant to Section 67353. See California Education Code 67352
  • Committee: means the Children's Hospital Bond Act Finance Committee created pursuant to Section 1179. See California Health and Safety Code 1179.11
  • Committee: means the Children's Hospital Bond Act Finance Committee created pursuant to Section 1179. See California Health and Safety Code 1179.51
  • Committee: means the Children's Hospital Bond Act Finance Committee created pursuant to Section 1179. See California Health and Safety Code 1179.82
  • 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 law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
  • Common trade or business: as used in this article , shall mean:

    California Insurance Code 11656.6

  • 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
  • Comparable replacement dwelling: means any dwelling that is all of the following:

    California Government Code 7260

  • compensation: means workers' compensation insurance. See California Insurance Code 11551
  • compensation: means the benefits insured by workers' compensation insurance. See California Insurance Code 11630
  • Competent spoil: means soils that can be treated to bring their moisture content into the optimum range, and that can achieve the compaction required by the city or county in whose jurisdiction an excavation is located. See California Government Code 4200
  • Complaint: means any written document containing a disclosure of information as specified in subdivision (c). See California Government Code 53296
  • Complaint: means the facts of the underlying transaction upon which the criminal restitution order is based. See California Business and Professions Code 10471
  • 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.
  • Conduit financing: means the issuance of conduit revenue bonds. See California Government Code 5870
  • Conduit financing provider: means any county, city, city and county, public district, public authority, public corporation, nonprofit corporation, joint powers authority, or other statutorily constituted public entity that issues one or more conduit revenue bonds. See California Government Code 5870
  • conscientiously and in good faith: means that no party potentially liable to the claimant in the underlying transaction was intentionally and without good cause omitted from the complaint, that no party named in the complaint who otherwise reasonably appeared capable of responding in damages was dismissed from the complaint intentionally and without good cause, and that the claimant employed no other procedural means contrary to the diligent prosecution of the complaint in order to seek to qualify for the Consumer Recovery Account. See California Business and Professions Code 10471
  • Conservation measures: means equipment, maintenance, load management techniques and equipment, or other measures to reduce energy use or make for a more efficient use of energy. See California Government Code 4217.11
  • Conservation services: means the electrical, thermal, or other energy savings resulting from conservation measures, which shall be treated as a supply of such energy. See California Government Code 4217.11
  • Construction: includes :

    California Streets and Highways Code 29

  • 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 goods: means any new or used product or part thereof that is used, bought, or leased for use primarily for personal, family, or household purposes, including assistive devices. See California Business and Professions Code 9855
  • Contacted: means receiving a message or directive over a portable communications device that requires a response. See California Labor Code 888
  • Contingency reserve: means an additional liability reserve established to protect policyholders against the effects of adverse economic cycles or other unforeseen circumstances. See California Insurance Code 12100
  • Contingency reserve: means an additional premium reserve established for the protection of policyholders against the effect of adverse economic cycles. See California Insurance Code 12640.02
  • 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 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
  • Controlled substance: means controlled substance as defined in Section 11007 of the Health and Safety Code. See California Harbors and Navigation Code 651
  • Converted company: means the converted insurer or converted mutual holding company, as the case may be. See California Insurance Code 4097.01
  • Converted company: means the converted insurer or converted mutual holding company, as the case may be. See California Insurance Code 11535.1
  • Converted insurer: means the incorporated stock insurer into which a medical malpractice mutual insurer has been converted or merged or redomiciled in accordance with the provisions of this article. See California Insurance Code 4097.01
  • Converted insurer: means the incorporated stock insurer into which a mutual insurer has been converted or merged or redomiciled in accordance with the provisions of this chapter. See California Insurance Code 11535.1
  • Converted mutual holding company: means the stock corporation into which a mutual holding company has been converted in accordance with this article. See California Insurance Code 4097.01
  • Converted mutual holding company: means the stock corporation into which a mutual holding company has been converted in accordance with this chapter. See California Insurance Code 11535.1
  • Converting mutual company: means , for a plan of conversion under this article, the medical malpractice mutual insurer or mutual holding company that is converting under the plan. See California Insurance Code 4097.01
  • Converting mutual life company: means , for a plan of conversion under this chapter, the mutual life insurer or mutual holding company that is converting under such a plan. See California Insurance Code 11535.1
  • 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
  • costs: includes only the following:

    California Code of Civil Procedure 1297.411

  • 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: includes city and county. See California Water Code 14
  • County: includes "city and county. See California Welfare and Institutions Code 14
  • County: includes city and county. See California Health and Safety Code 14
  • County: includes every county and city and county within this State. See California Vehicle Code 270
  • county: means the County of Orange. See California Government Code 26295.8
  • County: includes "city and county. See California Insurance Code 14
  • county: includes "city and county". See California Penal Code 7
  • County: includes city and county. See California Public Utilities Code 18
  • county highway: means any highway which is:

    California Streets and Highways Code 25

  • 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
  • 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 reporter: A person who makes a word-for-word record of what is said in court and produces a transcript of the proceedings upon request.
  • Covered parking lot: means an area designated for the parking of vehicles that is enclosed or contains a roof or ceiling. See California Government Code 7596
  • Covered vessel: as used in this article , means any of the following:

    California Harbors and Navigation Code 445.5

  • Credit default swap: means an agreement referencing credit derivative definitions published from time to time by the International Swap and Derivatives Association, Inc. See California Insurance Code 12100
  • Credit report: A detailed report of an individual's credit history prepared by a credit bureau and used by a lender in determining a loan applicant's creditworthiness. Source: OCC
  • Credit Score: A number, roughly between 300 and 800, that measures an individual's credit worthiness. The most well-known type of credit score is the FICO score. This score represents the answer from a mathematical formula that assigns numerical values to various pieces of information in your credit report. Source: OCC
  • Creditable coverage: means :

    California Insurance Code 10700

  • Creditable coverage: means :

    California Insurance Code 10755

  • creditor: means the state or the department or agency of the state seeking to collect the liability. See California Code of Civil Procedure 688.040
  • Customer: means any person who requests a repairperson to do work on a vessel which is in the possession of that person. See California Harbors and Navigation Code 410
  • 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
  • Dealer: is a person not otherwise expressly excluded by Section 286 who:

    California Vehicle Code 285

  • debtor: means the debtor from whom the liability is sought to be collected. See California Code of Civil Procedure 688.040
  • deed of trust: as used in this part includes "mortgage. See California Business and Professions Code 10028
  • Demutualization: means the conversion of a medical malpractice mutual insurer into a stock insurer without the establishment of a mutual holding company or the conversion of a mutual holding company into a stock corporation. See California Insurance Code 4097.01
  • Department: shall mean the Department of Transportation. See California Government Code 64102
  • 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 State Department of Health Services. See California Health and Safety Code 112500
  • Department: means the Department of Consumer Affairs. See California Business and Professions Code 9801
  • department: means State Department of Health Services. See California Health and Safety Code 20
  • 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 Employment Development Department. See California Unemployment Insurance Code 17000
  • Department: means the Department of Transportation. See California Government Code 8879.50
  • department: means the State Department of Health Care Services and "director" means the Director of Health Care Services. See California Health and Safety Code 11752
  • Department: means the Department of Motor Vehicles or any successor agency thereto which registers vehicles. See California Harbors and Navigation Code 501
  • Department: means the Department of Boating and Waterways. See California Harbors and Navigation Code 651
  • Dependent: means the spouse, registered domestic partner as described in Section 297 of the Family Code, or child of an employee. See California Insurance Code 10752
  • Dependent: means the spouse or child of an eligible employee, subject to applicable terms of the health benefit plan covering the employee, and includes dependents of guaranteed association members if the association elects to include dependents under its health coverage at the same time it determines its membership composition pursuant to subdivision (z). See California Insurance Code 10700
  • Dependent: means the spouse or registered domestic partner, or child, of an eligible employee, subject to applicable terms of the health benefit plan covering the employee, and includes dependents of guaranteed association members if the association elects to include dependents under its health coverage at the same time it determines its membership composition pursuant to subdivision (t). See California Insurance Code 10755
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • 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 coverage: means that an insurance company assumes a direct obligation to an employee under an insurance policy to pay or indemnify the employee for health claims incurred by the employee or the employee's dependents. See California Insurance Code 10752
  • 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
  • Director: means the director of the department. See California Streets and Highways Code 21
  • director: refer to the Department of General Services and the Director of General Services, respectively, unless the context otherwise requires. See California Government Code 14602
  • 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 "State Director of Health Services. See California Health and Safety Code 21
  • Director: means the Director of Industrial Relations. See California Labor Code 3700.1
  • Director: means the Director of the Department of Consumer Affairs. See California Business and Professions Code 302
  • director: means the Director of Industrial Relations or the director's designated agents. See California Labor Code 3710
  • Director: means the Director of Industrial Relations. See California Labor Code 3741
  • Director: means the Director of Boating and Waterways. See California Harbors and Navigation Code 651
  • Disability income insurance: means insurance against loss of occupational earning capacity arising from injury, sickness, or disablement, and includes insurance which provides benefits for overhead expenses of a business or profession when the insured becomes disabled. See California Insurance Code 10147
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Discontinuance: shall mean the termination of a policy or the termination of coverage between an entire employer unit under a group disability policy, group nonprofit hospital service contract or self-insured welfare benefit plan, and does not refer to the termination of any agreement between any individual member under a contract and the disability insurer, nonprofit hospital service contract or self-insured welfare benefit plan. See California Insurance Code 10128.1
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Displaced person: means both of the following:

    California Government Code 7260

  • Displacing agency: means any public entity or person carrying out a program or project which causes a person to be a displaced person for a public project. See California Government Code 7260
  • Dispute resolution: includes , but is not limited to, mediation, conciliation, and arbitration. See California Business and Professions Code 466
  • Distressed area: means a census tract determined by the Department of Finance, pursuant to Section 13073. See California Government Code 4532
  • 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
  • Division: as used in this article , means the Public Safety Communications Division within the Office of Emergency Services. See California Government Code 53108.5
  • Division: means the Division of Consumer Services. See California Business and Professions Code 302
  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
  • Domestic: means organized under the laws of this State, whether or not admitted. See California Insurance Code 26
  • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
  • 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
  • Drug: means any substance or combination of substances other than alcohol that could so affect the nervous system, brain, or muscles of a person as to impair to an appreciable degree the person's ability to operate a vessel in the manner that an ordinarily prudent person, in full possession of their faculties, using reasonable care, would operate a similar vessel under like conditions. See California Harbors and Navigation Code 651
  • 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
  • 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

  • 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
  • Effective date: means , for the conversion of a medical malpractice mutual insurer, the date upon which the conversion of the mutual insurer is effective, as specified in the commissioner's amendment to the mutual insurer's certificate of authority issued in accordance with Section 4097. See California Insurance Code 4097.01
  • Effective date: means , for the conversion of a mutual life insurer, the date upon which the conversion of the mutual life insurer is effective, as specified in the commissioner's amendment to the mutual life insurer's certificate of authority issued in accordance with Section 11542, as a result of conversion proceedings under this chapter. See California Insurance Code 11535.1
  • Elected public official: means any person other than the President or Vice President of the United States who holds any federal, state, local, or special district elective office as a result of winning election in California to such office or being appointed to fill a vacancy in such office. See California Labor Code 4720
  • 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
  • Electronic: means relating to technology having electrical, digital, magnetic, wireless, optical, electromagnetic, or similar capabilities. See California Government Code 10291
  • Electronic funds transfer: The transfer of money between accounts by consumer electronic systems-such as automated teller machines (ATMs) and electronic payment of bills-rather than by check or cash. (Wire transfers, checks, drafts, and paper instruments do not fall into this category.) Source: OCC
  • 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
  • Eligible employee: means either of the following:

    California Insurance Code 10700

  • Eligible employee: means either of the following:

    California Insurance Code 10755

  • Eligible employee: means any permanent employee who is actively engaged on a full-time basis in the conduct of business of the employer or small employer and, who has satisfied any employer or small employer waiting period requirements. See California Insurance Code 10810
  • Eligible members: means , for the conversion of a mutual insurer, members of the mutual insurer who are of record, fully paid-up and otherwise in good standing on the mutual insurer's adoption date and on its effective date, but shall not include those persons covered solely under a reporting endorsement to a claims made policy on either date. See California Insurance Code 4097.01
  • Eligible members: means , for the conversion of a mutual life insurer, the members of the mutual life insurer who are of record on the mutual life insurer's adoption date. See California Insurance Code 11535.1
  • 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 ambulance employee: means a person who meets both of the following requirements:

    California Labor Code 888

  • Emergency ambulance provider: means an employer that provides ambulance services, but not including the state, or any political subdivision thereof, in its capacity as the direct employer of a person meeting the description contained in paragraph (1) of subdivision (a). See California Labor Code 888
  • Employee: means all agents, employees, and members of unions or associations to whom benefits are provided under a policy. See California Insurance Code 10128.1
  • Employee: means every person, including aliens and minors, rendering actual service in any business for an employer, whether gratuitously or for wages or pay, whether the wages or pay are measured by the standard of time, piece, task, commission, or other method of calculation, and whether the service is rendered on a commission, concessionaire, or other basis. See California Labor Code 350
  • Employee: means any person employed by a local agency. See California Government Code 53296
  • employee: shall mean one engaged in agriculture, as such term is defined in subdivision (a). See California Labor Code 1140.4
  • employee in the construction industry: means an employee performing work associated with construction, including work involving alteration, demolition, building, excavation, renovation, remodeling, maintenance, improvement, repair work, and any other work as described by Chapter 9 (commencing with Section 7000) of Division 3 of the Business and Professions Code, and other similar or related occupations or trades. See California Labor Code 245.5
  • Employer: means any person employing another under any appointment or contract of hire and includes the state, political subdivisions of the state, and municipalities. See California Labor Code 245.5
  • Employer: means every person engaged in any business or enterprise in this state that has one or more persons in service under any appointment, contract of hire, or apprenticeship, express or implied, oral or written, irrespective of whether the person is the owner of the business or is operating on a concessionaire or other basis. See California Labor Code 350
  • Employer: means any corporation, partnership, sole proprietorship, or other business entity doing business in this state that may be eligible to participate in a purchasing alliance. See California Insurance Code 10810
  • 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
  • End consumer: means a person who purchases a product for any purpose other than resale. See California Health and Safety Code 108042
  • endorsement: as used in this chapter means any amendment, change, limitation, alteration or restriction of the printed text of a policy by a rider upon a separate piece of paper made a part of such policy. See California Insurance Code 10274
  • Energy conservation facility: means alternate energy equipment, cogeneration equipment, or conservation measures located in public buildings or on land owned by public agencies. See California Government Code 4217.11
  • Energy service contract: means a contract entered into by a public agency with any person, pursuant to which the person will provide electrical or thermal energy or conservation services to a public agency from an energy conservation facility. See California Government Code 4217.11
  • engineer: means the Director of Transportation, the Director of Water Resources, the Director of General Services, or a deputy or other person authorized by any such officer, and every county engineer, county surveyor, county highway engineer, road commissioner, city engineer, commissioner of public works, superintendent of streets, harbor engineer, flood control engineer, the engineer of any board or commission of the state, the engineer of any board or commission of any city, and the engineer of any reclamation, irrigation, or other district or political subdivision or agency of the state. See California Government Code 4001
  • Enrollee: means an eligible employee or dependent who receives health coverage through the program from a participating carrier. See California Insurance Code 10700
  • Enrollee: means an eligible employee or dependent who receives health coverage through the program from a participating carrier. See California Insurance Code 10755
  • Enrollee: means an eligible employee or a dependent of an eligible employee who is enrolled in a health benefit plan or ancillary benefit plan offered through the purchasing alliance by a participating carrier. See California Insurance Code 10810
  • 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
  • Escheat: Reversion of real or personal property to the state when 1) a person dies without leaving a will and has no heirs, or 2) when the property (such as a bank account) has been inactive for a certain period of time. Source: OCC
  • evidence of indebtedness: includes , but is not limited to, certificates of participation or interests in any rental or lease payments or installment purchase payments, in an aggregate principal amount exceeding $10,000,000, to be made by the state or any state department, board, agency, or authority with respect to buildings or other capital improvements. See California Government Code 5700
  • 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
  • Excavation: means any operation in which earth, rock, or other material in the ground is moved, removed, or otherwise displaced by means of tools, equipment, or explosive in any of the following ways: grading, trenching, digging, ditching, drilling, augering, tunneling, scraping, pipe plowing and driving, or any other way. See California Government Code 4200
  • Excess spread: means , with respect to any insured issue of asset-backed securities, the excess of (A) the scheduled cashflow on the underlying assets that is reasonably projected to be available, over the term of the insured securities after payment of the expenses associated with the insured issue, to make debt service payments on the insured securities over (B) the scheduled debt service requirements on the insured securities, provided that this excess is held in the same manner as collateral is required to be held under subdivision (e). See California Insurance Code 12100
  • Executor: A male person named in a will to carry out the decedent
  • Expected claims: means , for the purposes of aggregate stop-loss coverage, the total amount of health claims that is projected to be incurred by a small employer for its employees and their dependents in a policy year. See California Insurance Code 10752
  • Expense of an emergency response: means reasonable costs incurred by a public agency in reasonably making an appropriate emergency response to the incident, but shall only include those costs directly arising because of the response to the particular incident. See California Government Code 53156
  • Expenses: means that portion of any rate attributable to acquisition, field supervision, collection expenses, general expenses, taxes, licenses, and fees. See California Insurance Code 11730
  • Experience rating: means a rating procedure utilizing past insurance experience of the individual policyholder to forecast future losses by measuring the policyholder's loss experience against the loss experience of policyholders in the same classification to produce a prospective premium credit, debit, or unity modification. See California Insurance Code 11730
  • expressway: is a portion of highway that is part of either of the following:

    California Vehicle Code 314

  • Extension of benefits: means the continuation of coverage under a particular benefit provided under a policy following discontinuance with respect to an employee or dependent who is totally disabled on the date of discontinuance. See California Insurance Code 10128.1
  • Facility financing contract: means a contract entered into by a public agency with any person whereby the person provides financing for an energy conservation facility in exchange for repayment of the financing and all costs and expenses related thereto by the public agency. See California Government Code 4217.11
  • Facility ground lease: means a lease of all, or any portion of, land or a public building owned by, or under lease to, a public agency to a person in conjunction with an energy service contract or a facility financing contract. See California Government Code 4217.11
  • Facsimile seal: means the reproduction by engraving, imprinting, stamping, or other means of the seal of the issuer, official or official body. See California Government Code 5051
  • Facsimile signature: means the reproduction by engraving, imprinting, stamping, or other means of a manual signature. See California Government Code 5051
  • Facsimile signature: means the reproduction by engraving, imprinting, stamping, or other means of the manual signature of an authorized officer. See California Government Code 5500
  • Factory-built housing: is a structure as defined in Section 19971 of the Health and Safety Code. See California Vehicle Code 321
  • Fair market value: The price at which an asset would change hands in a transaction between a willing, informed buyer and a willing, informed seller.
  • 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 of the following:

    California Labor Code 245.5

  • 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
  • Farm operation: means any activity conducted solely or primarily for the production of one or more agricultural products or commodities, including timber, for sale or home use, and customarily producing these products or commodities in sufficient quantity to be capable of contributing materially to the operator's support. See California Government Code 7260
  • 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 Reserve System: The central bank of the United States. The Fed, as it is commonly called, regulates the U.S. monetary and financial system. The Federal Reserve System is composed of a central governmental agency in Washington, D.C. (the Board of Governors) and twelve regional Federal Reserve Banks in major cities throughout the United States. Source: OCC
  • fee: means any of the following:

    California Labor Code 1700.2

  • 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

  • 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
  • Financial and compliance audit: means an audit that complies with the financial and compliance audit requirements of the Standards for Audit of Governmental Organizations, Programs, Activities and Functions published by the United States General Accounting Office. See California Government Code 53131
  • Financial guaranty insurance: means a surety bond, an insurance policy or, when issued by an insurer, an indemnity contract and any guarantee similar to the foregoing types, under which loss is payable upon proof of occurrence of financial loss to an insured claimant, obligee, or indemnitee as a result of any of the following events:

    California Insurance Code 12100

  • Financial guaranty insurance corporation: means an insurer transacting financial guaranty insurance. See California Insurance Code 12100
  • Financial intermediary: means a bank, broker, clearing corporation, or other person, or the nominee of any of them, which in the ordinary course of its business maintains registered public obligation accounts for its customers, when so acting. See California Government Code 5051
  • Financially impaired: means , for the purposes of this chapter, a carrier that, on or after the effective date of this chapter, is not insolvent and is either:

    California Insurance Code 10700

  • First seller: means any retailer selling a product that has not been used or has not previously been owned. See California Health and Safety Code 108042
  • 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).
  • Food: means any article used by man for food, drink, confectionery or condiment, or which enters into the composition thereof, whether simple, blended, mixed or compounded. See California Health and Safety Code 112500
  • for hire: means that the entity providing transportation services is compensated for the transportation under contract or agreement. See California Vehicle Code 462
  • for-hire vessel: includes any vessel propelled by machinery carrying more than three passengers for hire, except the following:

    California Harbors and Navigation Code 760

  • For-hire vessel: means a for-hire vessel as defined in Section 4661 of the Public Utilities Code, irrespective of the number of passengers carried. See California Harbors and Navigation Code 773.2
  • Forbearance: A means of handling a delinquent loan. A
  • Foreclosure: A legal process in which property that is collateral or security for a loan may be sold to help repay the loan when the loan is in default. Source: OCC
  • Foreign: means not organized under the laws of this State, whether or not admitted. See California Insurance Code 27
  • 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
  • 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: 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
  • Freedom of Information Act: A federal law that mandates that all the records created and kept by federal agencies in the executive branch of government must be open for public inspection and copying. The only exceptions are those records that fall into one of nine exempted categories listed in the statute. Source: OCC
  • 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
  • Frozen: means food frozen in a room or compartment in which the temperature is plus 5 degrees Fahrenheit or lower. See California Health and Safety Code 112500
  • Frozen food locker plant: means an establishment in which space in the individual lockers is rented, leased, or loaned to individuals, firms, or corporations, for the storage of food for their own use and which is artificially cooled for the purpose of preserving the food. See California Health and Safety Code 112500
  • 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 Self-Insurers' Security Fund established pursuant to Section 3742. See California Labor Code 3741
  • Fund: means the California Small Group Reinsurance Fund. See California Insurance Code 10700
  • Fund: means the Children's Hospital Fund created pursuant to Section 1179. See California Health and Safety Code 1179.11
  • Fund: means the Children's Hospital Bond Act Fund created pursuant to Section 1179. See California Health and Safety Code 1179.51
  • Fund: means the Children's Hospital Bond Act Fund created pursuant to Section 1179. See California Health and Safety Code 1179.82
  • Funded debt: as used in this chapter , means all interest-bearing indebtedness of a corporation not maturing within one year of the date the indebtedness was incurred. See California Financial Code 800
  • 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 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 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
  • Genetic characteristics: means any scientifically or medically identifiable gene or chromosome, or alteration thereof, that is known to be a cause of a disease or disorder, or that is determined to be associated with a statistically increased risk of development of a disease or disorder, and that is presently not associated with any symptoms of any disease or disorder. See California Insurance Code 10147
  • Germane: On the subject of the pending bill or other business; a strict standard of relevance.
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • 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 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: includes wares or merchandise. See California Harbors and Navigation Code 24
  • 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 governing board, commission, city council, board of supervisors, board of directors or similar multimember body which exercises authority over a public body. See California Government Code 5850
  • Governing body: as used in this chapter means the board of supervisors, city council, board of directors or other legislative or governing body which has the power to fix the annual tax or assessment levy for a public body. See California Government Code 5402
  • Governing body: means the board, authority, trustees, director, commission, committee, secretary, or other policy making body that exercises authority over a state agency. See California Government Code 5751
  • Governmental investor: means the Treasurer, the Teachers' Retirement Board, and the Board of Administration of the Public Employees' Retirement System. See California Government Code 6930
  • Governmental unit: means a state, territory, or possession of the United States of America, the District of Columbia, the country of Canada, a province of Canada, the United Kingdom, a public authority of the United Kingdom, a member country of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development having a sovereign rating in one of the top two generic lettered rating classifications by a securities rating agency acceptable to the commissioner, a municipality, or a political subdivision of any of the foregoing, or any public agency or instrumentality thereof. See California Insurance Code 12100
  • Grace period: The number of days you'll have to pay your bill for purchases in full without triggering a finance charge. Source: Federal Reserve
  • Grand jury: agreement providing that a lender will delay exercising its rights (in the case of a mortgage,
  • Grandfathered health benefit plan: means a health benefit plan that constitutes a grandfathered health plan. See California Insurance Code 10755
  • Grandfathered health plan: has the meaning set forth in Section 1251 of PPACA. See California Insurance Code 10755
  • Grant: means the distribution of money in the fund by the authority to children's hospitals for projects pursuant to this part. See California Health and Safety Code 1179.11
  • Grant: means the distribution of money in the fund by the authority to children's hospitals for projects pursuant to this part. See California Health and Safety Code 1179.51
  • Grant: means the distribution of money in the fund by the authority to children's hospitals for projects pursuant to this part or to an eligible hospital pursuant to this part. See California Health and Safety Code 1179.82
  • Grantor: The person who establishes a trust and places property into it.
  • Gratuity: includes any tip, gratuity, money, or part thereof that has been paid or given to or left for an employee by a patron of a business over and above the actual amount due the business for services rendered or for goods, food, drink, or articles sold or served to the patron. See California Labor Code 350
  • Guaranteed association: means a nonprofit organization comprised of a group of individuals or employers who associate based solely on participation in a specified profession or industry, accepting for membership any individual or employer meeting its membership criteria which (1) includes one or more small employers as defined in paragraph (1) of subdivision (w), (2) does not condition membership directly or indirectly on the health or claims history of any person, (3) uses membership dues solely for and in consideration of the membership and membership benefits, except that the amount of the dues shall not depend on whether the member applies for or purchases insurance offered by the association, (4) is organized and maintained in good faith for purposes unrelated to insurance, (5) has been in active existence on January 1, 1992, and for at least five years prior to that date, (6) has been offering health insurance to its members for at least five years prior to January 1, 1992, (7) has a constitution and bylaws, or other analogous governing documents that provide for election of the governing board of the association by its members, (8) offers any benefit plan design that is purchased to all individual members and employer members in this state, (9) includes any member choosing to enroll in the benefit plan design offered to the association provided that the member has agreed to make the required premium payments, and (10) covers at least 1,000 persons with the carrier with which it contracts. See California Insurance Code 10700
  • Guaranteed association: means a nonprofit organization comprised of a group of individuals or employers who associate based solely on participation in a specified profession or industry, accepting for membership any individual or employer meeting its membership criteria which (1) includes one or more small employers as defined in subparagraph (A) of paragraph (1) of subdivision (q), (2) does not condition membership directly or indirectly on the health or claims history of any person, (3) uses membership dues solely for and in consideration of the membership and membership benefits, except that the amount of the dues shall not depend on whether the member applies for or purchases insurance offered by the association, (4) is organized and maintained in good faith for purposes unrelated to insurance, (5) has been in active existence on January 1, 1992, and for at least five years prior to that date, (6) has been offering health insurance to its members for at least five years prior to January 1, 1992, (7) has a constitution and bylaws, or other analogous governing documents that provide for election of the governing board of the association by its members, (8) offers any benefit plan design that is purchased to all individual members and employer members in this state, (9) includes any member choosing to enroll in the benefit plan design offered to the association provided that the member has agreed to make the required premium payments, and (10) covers at least 1,000 persons with the carrier with which it contracts. See California Insurance Code 10755
  • Guarantor: A party who agrees to be responsible for the payment of another party's debts should that party default. Source: OCC
  • Harbor: as used in this article , includes any bay, inlet, or other arm of the sea in which the tides of the Pacific Ocean ebb and flow, except such as are excluded from the application of this chapter by the provisions of Section 4049 of this code. See California Harbors and Navigation Code 4130
  • 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 benefit plan: means a policy or contract written or administered by a carrier that arranges or provides health care benefits for the covered eligible employees of a small employer and their dependents. See California Insurance Code 10700
  • Health benefit plan: means a policy or contract written or administered by a carrier that arranges or provides health care benefits for the covered eligible employees of a small employer and their dependents. See California Insurance Code 10755
  • Health benefit plan: means a policy or contract written or administered by a participating carrier that arranges or provides health care benefits for the covered eligible employees of an employer or small employer and their dependents. See California Insurance Code 10810
  • health 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 services: include , but are not limited to, all of the following:

    California Education Code 8208

  • highway: includes bridges, culverts, curbs, drains, and all works incidental to highway construction, improvement, and maintenance. See California Streets and Highways Code 23
  • 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
  • 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 any product used under any of the following circumstances:

    California Health and Safety Code 108755

  • 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
  • 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.
  • Importer: means any person who brings into this country, and places into the stream of commerce, a product. See California Health and Safety Code 108042
  • 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 the carrier to a small employer. See California Insurance Code 10700
  • In force business: means an existing health benefit plan issued by the carrier to a small employer. See California Insurance Code 10755
  • 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 this state: has the meaning specified in Section 25008 of the Corporations Code. See California Government Code 5950
  • Incurred liabilities for the payment of compensation: means the sum of an estimate of future compensation, as compensation is defined by Section 3207, plus an estimate of the amount necessary to provide for the administration of claims, including legal costs. See California Labor Code 3700.1
  • Indemnification: In general, a collateral contract or assurance under which one person agrees to secure another person against either anticipated financial losses or potential adverse legal consequences. Source: FDIC
  • indemnity: as used in this chapter means benefits promised. See California Insurance Code 10272
  • Independent public accountants: means a certified public accountant, or a public accountant who is licensed by the California Board of Accountancy who holds a valid permit to practice accountancy. See California Government Code 53131
  • 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
  • inland parks and recreation areas: as used in this chapter , includes, but is not limited to, open-space land, as defined by subdivision (h) of Section 65560 of the Government Code, except that such term shall not include open-space land, as defined in paragraph (2) of subdivision (h) of Section 65560. See California Harbors and Navigation Code 5950.1
  • Inside a public building: includes all indoor areas of the building, except for covered parking lots and residential space. See California Government Code 7596
  • Insolvent self-insurer: means a private self-insurer who has failed to pay compensation and whose security deposit has been called by the director pursuant to Section 3701. See California Labor Code 3741
  • installation: includes , but is not limited to, the assembly and disassembly of freestanding and affixed modular office systems. See California Labor Code 1720
  • instruction: includes classroom driver education, in-vehicle driver training, and correspondence study. See California Vehicle Code 310.6
  • Instrument of payment: means a check, draft, warrant, or order for the payment, delivery, or transfer of funds. See California Government Code 5500
  • Insurable risk: means that the obligation on an uninsured basis has been determined to be not less than investment grade. See California Insurance Code 12100
  • Insurance: means workers' compensation insurance and employer's liability insurance incidental thereto and written in connection therewith. See California Insurance Code 11750.1
  • 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
  • insured: as used in this chapter , shall not be construed as preventing a person other than the insured with a proper insurable interest from making application for and owning a policy covering the insured or from being entitled under such a policy to any indemnities, benefits and rights provided therein. See California Insurance Code 10325
  • Insurer: means every insurer authorized to transact workers' compensation insurance and employer's liability insurance incidental thereto and written in connection therewith in this state, including the State Compensation Insurance Fund. See California Insurance Code 11750.1
  • insurer: includes the State Compensation Insurance Fund. See California Insurance Code 11631
  • 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
  • Intentionally wrongful conduct: means conduct intended to injure another person or property. See California Government Code 53156
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Investment grade: means that the obligation or parity obligation of the same issuer is rated in one of the top four generic lettered rating classifications by a securities rating agency acceptable to the commissioner, that the obligation or parity obligation of the same issuer, without regard to financial guaranty insurance, has been identified in writing by that rating agency as an insurable risk deemed to be of investment grade quality, or that the obligation or parity obligation of the same issuer has been determined to be investment grade (as indicated by a category 1 or 2 rating) by the Securities Valuation Office of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners. See California Insurance Code 12100
  • 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 public entity which issues an obligation. See California Government Code 5051
  • issuer: means a nonprofit corporation, a joint powers authority or a parking authority. See California Government Code 5803
  • 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: has the meaning specified in Section 25010 of the Corporations Code. See California Government Code 5950
  • Issuer transaction: means any transaction directly or indirectly for the benefit of the issuer. See California Government Code 5950
  • issuing body: means the State, any subdivision thereof, municipality, public corporation, or district. See California Government Code 5103
  • 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 powers authority: means any entity defined in Section 6542. See California Government Code 5801
  • Judgment: means the criminal restitution order. See California Business and Professions Code 10471
  • Judgment debtor: means any defendant who is the subject of the criminal restitution order. See California Business and Professions Code 10471
  • Juror: A person who is on the jury.
  • Kiting: Writing a check in an amount that will overdraw the account but making up the deficiency by depositing another check on another bank. For example, mailing a check for the mortgage when your checking account has insufficient funds to cover the check, but counting on receiving and depositing your paycheck before the mortgage company presents the check for payment. Source: OCC
  • Knowingly: means that a person, with respect to an offer or sale of a security constituting a fractional interest in a lease, installment sale, or other obligation of a local agency, does any of the following:

    California Government Code 5950

  • Labor: includes labor, work, or service whether rendered or performed under contract, subcontract, partnership, station plan, or other agreement if the labor to be paid for is performed personally by the person demanding payment. See California Labor Code 200
  • Labor Commissioner: means Chief of the Division of Labor Standards Enforcement. See California Labor Code 21
  • Late enrollee: means an eligible employee or dependent who has declined health coverage under a health benefit plan offered by a small employer at the time of the initial enrollment period provided under the terms of the health benefit plan and who subsequently requests enrollment in a health benefit plan of that small employer, provided that the initial enrollment period shall be a period of at least 30 days. See California Insurance Code 10700
  • Late enrollee: means an eligible employee or dependent who has declined health coverage under a health benefit plan offered by a small employer at the time of the initial enrollment period provided under the terms of the health benefit plan and who subsequently requests enrollment in a health benefit plan of that small employer, provided that the initial enrollment period shall be a period of at least 30 days. See California Insurance Code 10755
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Lead agency: means the Department of Housing and Community Development. See California Government Code 7260
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • 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 tender: coins, dollar bills, or other currency issued by a government as official money. Source: U.S. Mint
  • legislative body: means the board of supervisors in the case of a county or a city and county, the city council or board of trustees in the case of a city, and the board of directors or other governing body in the case of a district or other public agency, unless the context otherwise requires. See California Government Code 53000
  • legislative body: means both of the following:

    California Code of Civil Procedure 1245.310

  • Legislative body: means the legislative body of the local agency as defined in Section 53000. See California Government Code 53500
  • Legislative body: means the governing body or board of the state or local government. See California Government Code 5902
  • 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 session: That part of a chamber's daily session in which it considers legislative business (bills, resolutions, and actions related thereto).
  • Lessor: includes "bailor" and "lease" includes "bailment. See California Vehicle Code 372
  • liability: means liability and common carrier liability insurance. See California Insurance Code 11550
  • license: means license, certificate, registration, or other means to engage in a business or profession regulated by this code or referred to in Section 1000 or 3600. See California Business and Professions Code 23.7
  • 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 license issued by the Labor Commissioner to carry on the business of a talent agency under this chapter. See California Labor Code 1700.3
  • License: as used in this chapter also includes a "permit". See California Business and Professions Code 18631
  • 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 adjuster: means a person licensed by the bureau for adjusting lamps in licensed lamp adjusting stations or for adjusting brakes in licensed brake adjusting stations. See California Business and Professions Code 9888.1
  • Licensed station: means a station licensed by the bureau pursuant to this chapter. See California Business and Professions Code 9888.1
  • 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: means any person authorized by a license, certificate, registration, or other means to engage in a business or profession regulated by this code or referred to in Sections 1000 and 3600. See California Business and Professions Code 23.8
  • Licensee: means a talent agency which holds a valid, unrevoked, and unforfeited license under this chapter. See California Labor Code 1700.3
  • 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 1265.210
  • Life or disability income insurer: means an insurer licensed to transact life insurance or disability income insurance in this state or a fraternal benefit society licensed in this state. See California Insurance Code 10147
  • Life preserver: means a life preserver approved and certified by the Coast Guard and capable of providing at least 90 percent of factory-rated flotation capacity. See California Harbors and Navigation Code 773.2
  • Liquid: means a liquid preparation that flows readily in its natural state at room temperature containing one or more soluble chemical substances usually dissolved in water or other solvents. See California Health and Safety Code 108755
  • listing: as used in this part includes, but is not limited to:

    California Business and Professions Code 10027

  • Local agency: means an agency of the state for the local performance of governmental or proprietary function within limited boundaries. See California Government Code 53090
  • Local agency: means any city, county, special district, or other public entity in the state. See California Government Code 3610
  • Local agency: means a city, county, city and county, special district, joint-powers agency, public corporation, nonprofit corporation, or any other agency that is eligible to receive federal block grant funds. See California Government Code 53131
  • Local agency: means any city, county, city and county, special district, school district, or other political subdivision of the state. See California Government Code 4200
  • 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 county, city, city and county, including a charter city or county, or any special district. See California Government Code 53412
  • 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: 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 a city, county, city and county, school district, special district, public corporation, or other public entity of this state. See California Government Code 5950
  • 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 17201.5
  • 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 government: means any city, city and county, county, public district, public corporation, authority, agency, board, commission, or other public entity. See California Government Code 5921
  • Locker: means the individual sections or compartments of a capacity of not to exceed 25 cubic feet in the locker room of a frozen food locker plant. See California Health and Safety Code 112500
  • Long Beach Civic Center: means the area bounded by Broadway, Pacific Avenue, Ocean Boulevard, and Magnolia Avenue, containing approximately 14. See California Government Code 5975
  • 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
  • Mail: means first-class mail, postage prepaid, unless registered mail is specified. See California Harbors and Navigation Code 501
  • maintenance: includes any of the following:

    California Streets and Highways Code 27

  • 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
  • Management company: means the company under contract to the purchasing alliance to provide managerial services for the operation of the purchasing alliance. See California Insurance Code 10810
  • 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: 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
  • 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 person engaged in any of the following:

    California Harbors and Navigation Code 651

  • Manufacturer: means any person who makes, and places into the stream of commerce, a product. See California Health and Safety Code 108042
  • 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
  • Market: means the interaction between buyers and sellers of workers' compensation insurance within this state pursuant to the provisions of this article. See California Insurance Code 11730
  • master plan: means the plan for construction, furnishing, acquisition, maintenance, and operation of adult and juvenile detention facilities and courthouse facilities, and structures necessary or convenient to those facilities. See California Government Code 26295.12
  • 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
  • Medical director: means the physician appointed by the administrative director pursuant to Section 122. See California Labor Code 29
  • Medical malpractice mutual insurer: means a mutual insurer organized under this chapter that writes predominantly medical malpractice insurance, as that class of insurance is defined in subdivision (d) of Section 108. See California Insurance Code 4097.01
  • Member: means a person who, by the records of the mutual company and by its articles of incorporation or bylaws, is deemed to be a holder of a membership interest in the mutual company. See California Insurance Code 4097.01
  • Member: means a person who, by the records of the mutual company and by its articles of incorporation or bylaws, is deemed to be a holder of a membership interest in the mutual company. See California Insurance Code 11535.1
  • Member: means a private self-insurer which participates in the Self-Insurers' Security Fund. See California Labor Code 3700.1
  • Member: means a private self-insurer which participates in the Self-Insurers' Security Fund. See California Labor Code 3741
  • Membership interests: means the interests of members arising under this code and the articles of incorporation and bylaws of the mutual company or otherwise by law. See California Insurance Code 4097.01
  • Membership interests: means the interests of members arising under this code and the articles of incorporation and bylaws of the mutual company or otherwise by law. See California Insurance Code 11535.1
  • 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 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
  • Mistrial: An invalid trial, caused by fundamental error. When a mistrial is declared, the trial must start again from the selection of the jury.
  • Mobilehome: is a structure as defined in Section 18008 of the Health and Safety Code. See California Vehicle Code 396
  • Modified work: means regular work modified so that the employee has the ability to perform all the functions of the job and that offers wages and compensation that are at least 85 percent of those paid to the employee at the time of injury, and located within a reasonable commuting distance of the employee's residence at the time of injury. See California Labor Code 4658.1
  • month: means a calendar month, unless otherwise expressed. See California Civil Code 14
  • 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: means classes of liens that are commonly given to secure advances on, or the unpaid purchase price of, real property, together with the credit instruments, if any, secured thereby. See California Government Code 7260
  • Mortgage guaranty insurance: means :

    California Insurance Code 12640.02

  • Mortgage loan: A loan made by a lender to a borrower for the financing of real property. Source: OCC
  • 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 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 fuel: means "engine fuel" when that term is used in this chapter. See California Business and Professions Code 13400
  • Motorboat: means any vessel propelled by machinery, whether or not the machinery is the principal source of propulsion, but shall not include a vessel that has a valid marine document issued by the United States Coast Guard or any federal agency successor thereto. See California Harbors and Navigation Code 651
  • 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
  • motortruck: is a motor vehicle designed, used, or maintained primarily for the transportation of property. See California Vehicle Code 410
  • Municipal bonds: means municipal obligation bonds and special revenue bonds. See California Insurance Code 12100
  • Mutual company: means , in the case of a plan of conversion, the medical malpractice mutual insurer or mutual holding company that is converting pursuant to the plan. See California Insurance Code 4097.01
  • Mutual company: means , in the case of a plan of conversion, the mutual life insurer, mutual property-casualty insurer, or mutual holding company that is converting pursuant to such plan. See California Insurance Code 11535.1
  • Mutual holding company: means a corporation organized under the laws of this state subject to the general corporation law as set forth in the Corporations Code. See California Insurance Code 4097.01
  • Mutual holding company: means a corporation organized under the laws of this state subject to the General Corporation Law as set forth in the Corporations Code. See California Insurance Code 11535.1
  • Mutual insurer: means , in the case of a plan of conversion under this article, the medical malpractice mutual insurer that is converting pursuant to the plan. See California Insurance Code 4097.01
  • Mutual insurer: means , in the case of a plan of conversion under this chapter, the mutual life insurer or mutual property-casualty insurer that is converting pursuant to such plan. See California Insurance Code 11535.1
  • Mutual life insurer: means a domestic incorporated mutual life insurer, or domestic mutual life and disability insurer, that issues nonassessable policies on a reserve basis. See California Insurance Code 11535.1
  • narcotic and drug abuse program: means any program that provides any service of care, treatment, rehabilitation, counseling, vocational training, self-improvement classes or courses, narcotic replacement therapy in maintenance or detoxification treatment, or other medication services for detoxification and treatment, and any other services that are provided either public or private, whether free of charge or for compensation, which services are intended in any way to alleviate the problems of narcotic addiction or habituation or drug abuse addiction or habituation or any problems in whole or in part related to the problem of narcotics addiction or drug abuse, or any combination of these problems. See California Health and Safety Code 11842
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • negotiable paper: means bank checks and drafts and express and post-office money orders. See California Government Code 6151
  • New business: means a health benefit plan issued to a small employer that is not the carrier's in force business. See California Insurance Code 10700
  • 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 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
  • Nolo contendere: No contest-has the same effect as a plea of guilty, as far as the criminal sentence is concerned, but may not be considered as an admission of guilt for any other purpose.
  • Nongrandfathered health benefit plan: means a health benefit plan that is not a grandfathered health plan. See California Insurance Code 10755
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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. See California Government Code 15
  • Oath: includes affirmation. See California Insurance Code 17
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • Obligation: means an agreement of a public entity to pay principal and any interest thereon, whether in the form of a contract to repay borrowed money, a lease, an installment purchase agreement, or otherwise, and includes a share, participation, or other interest in any such agreement. See California Government Code 5051
  • 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
  • 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 actions: means the actions by statute, order, ordinance, resolution, contract, or other authorized means by which the issuer provides for issuance of a registered public obligation. See California Government Code 5051
  • Official or official body: means the officer or board that is empowered under the laws of this state to provide for original issuance of an obligation of the issuer, by defining the obligation and its terms, conditions, and other incidents, the successor or successors of any such official or official body, and such other person or group or persons as shall be assigned duties of such official or official body with respect to a registered public obligation under applicable law from time to time. See California Government Code 5051
  • 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
  • Operative date: means July 1, 1983. See California Code of Civil Procedure 694.010
  • Operator: means the person aboard a vessel who meets any of the following:

    California Harbors and Navigation Code 651

  • Operator: means any person, firm or corporation operating or maintaining a frozen food locker plant. See California Health and Safety Code 112500
  • Operator: means a person owning, controlling, operating, or managing a for-hire vessel. See California Harbors and Navigation Code 773.2
  • Optical products: means prescription and nonprescription eyewear. See California Business and Professions Code 9855
  • Oral argument: An opportunity for lawyers to summarize their position before the court and also to answer the judges' questions.
  • order: means declaration, proclamation, or order of any officer or court having jurisdiction to make the declaration, proclamation, or order. See California Government Code 5104
  • 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 district: means a state-aided or applicant district included in whole or in part in an acquiring district. See California Education Code 16150
  • 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: is a person having all the incidents of ownership, including the legal title, of a vessel whether or not that person lends, rents, or pledges the vessel. See California Harbors and Navigation Code 651
  • 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
  • paid for in whole or in part out of public funds: means all of the following:

    California Labor Code 1720

  • Paid sick days: means time that is compensated at the same wage as the employee normally earns during regular work hours and is provided by an employer to an employee for the purposes described in Section 246. See California Labor Code 245.5
  • 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 person that, directly or indirectly, owns at least 50 percent of a financial guaranty insurance corporation. See California Insurance Code 12100
  • Parent: means a biological parent, stepparent, adoptive parent, foster parent, caretaker relative, or any other adult living with a child who has responsibility for the care and welfare of the child. See California Education Code 8208
  • 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 authority: means any entity created pursuant to Division 18 (commencing with Section 31500) of the Streets and Highways Code. See California Government Code 5802
  • Participating carrier: means a carrier that has entered into a contract with the program to provide health benefits coverage under this part. See California Insurance Code 10700
  • Participating carrier: means a carrier that contracts with a purchasing alliance to provide coverage to enrollees under a health benefit plan or ancillary benefit plan. See California Insurance Code 10810
  • Participating employer: means an employer or small employer who contracts with a purchasing alliance to provide coverage to the employer's or small employer's employees. See California Insurance Code 10810
  • 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
  • Passenger: means every person carried on board a vessel other than any of the following:

    California Harbors and Navigation Code 651

  • 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
  • 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
  • Person: means an individual, partnership, firm, corporation, limited liability company, association, or other entity, but does not include the United States, the state, or a municipality or subdivision thereof. See California Harbors and Navigation Code 651
  • Person: means an individual, partnership, firm, association, corporation, joint-stock company, limited liability company, trust, government or governmental agency, state or political subdivision of a state, public or private corporation, board, association, estate, trustee, or fiduciary, or any similar entity. See California Insurance Code 4097.01
  • Person: means any person, firm, partnership, association, corporation, organization, limited liability company, or business trust. See California Streets and Highways Code 19
  • Person: means a natural person, firm, corporation, limited liability company, or association, or an employee or agent thereof. See California Health and Safety Code 108042
  • 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 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 any person, firm, association, organization, partnership, limited liability company, business trust, corporation, or company. See California Harbors and Navigation Code 19
  • Person: means any person, firm, association, organization, partnership, business trust, corporation, limited liability company, or company. See California Health and Safety Code 19
  • Person: means an individual, partnership, corporation, limited liability company, association, or other group, however organized. See California Business and Professions Code 302
  • Person: means an individual, partnership, firm, association, corporation, joint-stock company, limited liability company, trust, government or governmental agency, state or political subdivision of a state, public or private corporation, board, association, estate, trustee, or fiduciary, or any similar entity. See California Insurance Code 11535.1
  • Person: means , but is not limited to, any individual, company, corporation, partnership, limited liability company, public agency, association, proprietorship, trust, joint venture, or other entity or group of entities. See California Government Code 4217.11
  • Person: as used in this chapter means any individual, corporation, association, or any other entity organized for the purpose of conducting business. See California Government Code 4476
  • 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: shall mean one or more individuals, corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies, associations, legal representatives, trustees in bankruptcy, receivers, or any other legal entity, employer, or labor organization having an interest in the outcome of a proceeding under this part. See California Labor Code 1140.4
  • Person: has the meaning specified in Section 25013 of the Corporations Code. See California Government Code 5950
  • Person: means any broker, dealer, municipal securities dealer, investment advisor, or investment firm. See California Government Code 5970
  • person: includes a corporation as well as a natural person. See California Penal Code 7
  • Person: means any individual, firm, partnership, for-profit corporation, nonprofit corporation, limited liability company, company, association, joint stock association, trustee, receiver, assignee, or other similar entity or representative. See California Harbors and Navigation Code 773.2
  • 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 any individual, partnership, corporation, limited liability company, or association. See California Government Code 7260
  • person: means any individual, company, society, firm, partnership, association, corporation, limited liability company, manager, or their agents or employees. See California Labor Code 1700
  • Person: means an individual, partnership, unincorporated organization, or corporation. See California Business and Professions Code 2570.2
  • Person: includes a promoter, club, individual, corporation, partnership, limited liability company, association, or other organization. See California Business and Professions Code 18830
  • Person: includes a natural person, firm, copartnership, association, limited liability company, or corporation. See California Vehicle Code 470
  • Personal physician: includes a medical group, if the medical group is a single corporation or partnership composed of licensed doctors of medicine or osteopathy, which operates an integrated multispecialty medical group providing comprehensive medical services predominantly for nonoccupational illnesses and injuries. See California Labor Code 4600
  • personal property: include money, goods, chattels, things in action, and evidences of debt. See California Civil Code 14
  • Personal property: includes money, goods, chattels, things in action, and evidences of debt. See California Code of Civil Procedure 17
  • Personal watercraft: means a vessel 13 feet in length or less, propelled by machinery, that is designed to be operated by a person sitting, standing, or kneeling on the vessel, rather than in the conventional manner of sitting or standing inside the vessel. See California Harbors and Navigation Code 651
  • 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
  • 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
  • plan: means a plan adopted by a mutual company in compliance with this article. See California Insurance Code 4097.01
  • plan: means a plan adopted by a mutual company in compliance with this chapter. See California Insurance Code 11535.1
  • Plan: means a community revitalization and investment plan and shall be deemed to be the plan described in Section 16 of Article XVI of the California Constitution. See California Government Code 62000
  • Plan area: means territory included within a community revitalization and investment area. See California Government Code 62000
  • Plan of operation: means the plan of operation of the fund, including articles, bylaws, and operating rules adopted by the fund pursuant to Article 3 (commencing with Section 10719). See California Insurance Code 10700
  • Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.
  • Plea agreement: An arrangement between the prosecutor, the defense attorney, and the defendant in which the defendant agrees to plead guilty in exchange for special considerations. Source:
  • Pleadings: Written statements of the parties in a civil case of their positions. In the federal courts, the principal pleadings are the complaint and the answer.
  • Pledge: means pledge, assign, place a charge upon and place a lien upon. See California Government Code 53500
  • Policy: means an individual or group policy of insurance issued by a mutual insurer or a converted insurer. See California Insurance Code 4097.01
  • Policy: means any group insurance policy, group hospital service contract or other plan, contract or policy subject to the provisions of this article. See California Insurance Code 10128.1
  • Policy: means (1) a life insurance policy or a disability income insurance policy delivered in this state, or (2) a certificate of life insurance benefits or disability income insurance benefits, issued under a group life or disability income insurance policy and delivered in this state by a life or disability income insurer or a fraternal benefits society, regardless of the location of the group master policy. See California Insurance Code 10147
  • Policy: means an individual or group policy of insurance issued by a life insurer. See California Insurance Code 11535.1
  • policy of accident and sickness insurance: as used in this chapter includes any policy or contract covering the kind or kinds of insurance described in Section 106. See California Insurance Code 10275
  • Policy year: means the 12-month period that is designated as the policy year or policy period for the stop-loss insurance policy. See California Insurance Code 10752
  • Policyholder: means the holder of a policy other than a reinsurance contract. See California Insurance Code 4097.01
  • Policyholder: means the holder of a policy other than a reinsurance contract. See California Insurance Code 11535.1
  • policyholders: as used in this chapter shall be deemed to mean the person or persons insured under an individual policy of life insurance, or of disability insurance, or of any combination of life and disability insurance. See California Insurance Code 11526
  • Policyholders surplus: means the aggregate of capital, surplus, and contingency reserve. See California Insurance Code 12640.02
  • Portable communications device: means a pager, radio, station alert box, intercom, cellular telephone, or other communications method. See California Labor Code 888
  • 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
  • Poverty: means the poverty level, as defined by the United States Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census in the Federal Register, Volume 43, Number 87, for Thursday, May 4, 1978, at pages 19260-19269, and as periodically updated. See California Government Code 4532
  • Power of attorney: A written instrument which authorizes one person to act as another's agent or attorney. The power of attorney may be for a definite, specific act, or it may be general in nature. The terms of the written power of attorney may specify when it will expire. If not, the power of attorney usually expires when the person granting it dies. Source: OCC
  • PPACA: means the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Public Law 111-148), as amended by the federal Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 (Public Law 111-152), and any rules, regulations, or guidance issued thereunder. See California Insurance Code 10755
  • Preexisting condition provision: means a policy provision that excludes coverage for charges or expenses incurred during a specified period following the insured's effective date of coverage, as to a condition for which medical advice, diagnosis, care, or treatment was recommended or received during a specified period immediately preceding the effective date of coverage. See California Insurance Code 10700
  • Preexisting condition provision: means a policy provision that excludes coverage for charges or expenses incurred during a specified period following the insured's effective date of coverage, as to a condition for which medical advice, diagnosis, care, or treatment was recommended or received during a specified period immediately preceding the effective date of coverage. See California Insurance Code 10755
  • Premium: means the consideration payable to the carrier. See California Insurance Code 10128.1
  • Presentence report: A report prepared by a court's probation officer, after a person has been convicted of an offense, summarizing for the court the background information needed to determine the appropriate sentence. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Presiding officer: A majority-party Senator who presides over the Senate and is charged with maintaining order and decorum, recognizing Members to speak, and interpreting the Senate's rules, practices and precedents.
  • Prior law: means the applicable law in effect on June 30, 1983. See California Code of Civil Procedure 694.010
  • Private entity: means an individual, business entity, or combination of individuals and business entities. See California Government Code 5975
  • Private portion of the project: means those parcels of land within the Long Beach Civic Center to be conveyed to a private entity and developed as residential, retail, hospitality, institutional, or industrial facilities. See California Government Code 5975
  • 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 self-insurer: means a private employer which has secured the payment of compensation pursuant to Section 3701. See California Labor Code 3700.1
  • Private self-insurer: means a private employer which has secured the payment of compensation pursuant to subdivision (b) of Section 3700. See California Labor Code 3741
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Probate: Proving a will
  • Probation officers: Screen applicants for pretrial release and monitor convicted offenders released under court supervision.
  • Process: includes all writs, warrants, summons, and orders of courts of justice, or judicial officers. See California Government Code 26660
  • Processor: means an establishment in which, for compensation directly or indirectly, meat or meat products are cut, wrapped, or frozen to be delivered for frozen storage by the ultimate consumer. See California Health and Safety Code 112500
  • Product: means any article, or component part thereof, produced or distributed (1) for sale to a consumer for use in or around a permanent or temporary household or residence, a school, in recreation, or otherwise, or (2) for personal use, consumption, or enjoyment of a consumer in or around a permanent or temporary household or residence, a school, in recreation, or otherwise. See California Health and Safety Code 108042
  • program: means any firm, partnership, association, corporation, local governmental entity, agency, or place that has been initially recommended by the county board of supervisors, subject to any limitation imposed pursuant to subdivisions (c) and (d), and that is subsequently licensed by the department to provide alcohol or drug recovery services in that county to any of the following:

    California Health and Safety Code 11836

  • Program: means an entity that provides dispute resolution. See California Business and Professions Code 466
  • Program: means the Health Insurance Plan of California. See California Insurance Code 10700
  • Program: means the Children's Hospital Program established pursuant to this part. See California Health and Safety Code 1179.11
  • Program: means the Children's Hospital Program established pursuant to this part. See California Health and Safety Code 1179.51
  • Program: means the Children's Hospital Program established pursuant to this part. See California Health and Safety Code 1179.82
  • Program director: means a person who, pursuant to Sections 8244 and 8360. See California Education Code 8208
  • 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: 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: includes equipment purchase, construction, right-of-way acquisition, and project delivery costs. See California Government Code 8879.50
  • Project: means the revitalization and redevelopment of the Long Beach Civic Center with a new city hall, port headquarters, public library, and public park, and residential, retail, hospitality, institutional, and industrial facilities. See California Government Code 5975
  • Project: as used in this chapter , means the California Science Project. See California Education Code 52955
  • Project: means constructing, expanding, remodeling, renovating, furnishing, equipping, financing, or refinancing of a children's hospital to be financed or refinanced with funds provided in whole or in part pursuant to this part. See California Health and Safety Code 1179.11
  • Project: means constructing, expanding, remodeling, renovating, furnishing, equipping, financing, or refinancing of a children's hospital to be financed or refinanced with funds provided in whole or in part pursuant to this part. See California Health and Safety Code 1179.51
  • Project: means constructing, expanding, remodeling, renovating, furnishing, equipping, financing, or refinancing of a children's hospital to be financed or refinanced with funds provided in whole or in part pursuant to this part. See California Health and Safety Code 1179.82
  • Project sponsor: shall mean either the department, a regional transportation planning agency designated pursuant to Section 29532 or 29532. See California Government Code 64102
  • property: includes both real and personal property. See California Penal Code 7
  • Proprietary child care agency: means an organization or facility providing child care, which is operated for profit. See California Education Code 8208
  • Public agency: as used in this article , means the state, and any city, county, city and county, municipal corporation, public district, or public authority located in whole or in part within this state which provides or has authority to provide firefighting, police, ambulance, medical, or other emergency services. See California Government Code 53101
  • Public agency: means the state and any city, county, municipal corporation, district, or public authority located, in whole or in part, within this state which provides or may provide firefighting, police, ambulance, medical, or other emergency services. See California Government Code 53156
  • Public agency: means the state, a county, city and county, city, district, community college district, school district, joint powers authority or other entity designated or created by a political subdivision relating to energy development projects, and any other political subdivision or public corporation in the state. See California Government Code 4217.11
  • public body: means any county, city and county, city, municipal corporation, political subdivision, public district, public corporation or public authority, or any agency of any thereof, but does not include the federal government or any federal department or agency, this state, an adjoining state or any state department or agency. See California Government Code 5804
  • Public body: means the county, city, city and county, public district, public authority, public corporation, nonprofit corporation or other statutorily constituted public entity which is authorized to issue bonds. See California Government Code 5850
  • public body: means any county, city, district, or any other political subdivision of the State. See California Government Code 5301
  • Public body: as used in this chapter means any county, city and county, city, public district, public authority or other public corporation which is authorized to issue bonds. See California Government Code 5400
  • Public body: as used in this chapter means any county, city and county, city, public district, public authority or other public corporation, or any agency of any thereof, which is authorized to issue bonds. See California Government Code 5600
  • public body: means any county, city and county, city, municipal corporation, political subdivision, public district, public corporation or public authority, or any agency thereof. See California Government Code 5651
  • Public building: includes any structure, building, facility, or work which a public agency is authorized to construct or use, and automobile parking lots, landscaping, and other facilities, including furnishings and equipment, incidental to the use of any structure, building, facility, or work, and also includes the site thereof, and any easements, rights-of-way appurtenant thereto, or necessary for its full use. See California Government Code 4217.11
  • Public building: means a building owned and occupied, or leased and occupied, by the state, a county, a city, a city and county, or a California community college district. See California Government Code 7596
  • Public defender: Represent defendants who can't afford an attorney in criminal matters.
  • Public employee: means an employee of a state agency or an employee of a county or city. See California Government Code 7596
  • Public entity: means any entity, department, or agency which is empowered under the laws of this state, to issue obligations any interest with respect to which may, under provision of law, be provided an exemption from the income tax referred to in the code. See California Government Code 5051
  • Public entity: includes the state, the Regents of the University of California, a county, city, city and county, district, public authority, public agency, and any other political subdivision or public corporation in the state or any entity acting on behalf of these agencies when acquiring real property, or any interest therein, in any city or county for public use, and any person who has the authority to acquire property by eminent domain under state law. See California Government Code 7260
  • public leaseback: means any lease by a public body of all or any part of a public project where the lease is between such public body as lessee and an issuer as lessor and the lease is executed before the public project is acquired, constructed or completed. See California Government Code 5807
  • Public portion of the project: means those parcels of land within the Long Beach Civic Center to be developed as a city hall, port headquarters, public park, public library, or other government facilities. See California Government Code 5975
  • public project: means any land, structure, facility or equipment or other personal property, the acquisition, construction or completion of which is to be financed by securities of an issuer if any of the payments of principal of and interest on such securities is to be paid by such issuer from funds derived from rental or other payments which any one or more public bodies has agreed to pay to such issuer under a public leaseback. See California Government Code 5806
  • Public purchase: means a purchase by means of competitive bids of goods, services, or materials by the state or any of its political subdivisions or public agencies on whose behalf the Attorney General may bring an action pursuant to subdivision (c) of Section 16750 of the Business and Professions Code. See California Government Code 4550
  • Public purchasing body: means the state or the subdivision or agency making a public purchase. See California Government Code 4550
  • Public safety agency: as used in this article , means a functional division of a public agency which provides firefighting, police, medical, or other emergency services. See California Government Code 53102
  • public securities: means any issue of bonds, notes, warrants or other evidences of indebtedness and the interest coupons, if any, attached thereto, issued or proposed to be issued by any public body. See California Government Code 5650
  • Public security: means a bond, note, certificate of indebtedness, or other obligation for the payment of money, issued by any county, city, or public district. See California Government Code 5500
  • Public use: means a use for which real property may be acquired by eminent domain. See California Government Code 7260
  • public work: means the construction of any bridge, road, street, highway, ditch, canal, dam, tunnel, excavation, building or structure within the State by day's labor or force account. See California Government Code 4002
  • public works: means all of the following:

    California Labor Code 1720

  • pupil: means individuals with exceptional needs as defined in Section 56026 of the Education Code. See California Government Code 7584
  • Purchasing alliance: means a non-risk-bearing entity issued a certificate of registration pursuant to this chapter to provide health benefits through multiple unaffiliated participating carriers to multiple participating employers, small employers and their employees within this state as authorized by the commissioner. See California Insurance Code 10810
  • Pure premium rate: means that portion of the rate which represents the loss cost per unit of exposure, including loss adjustment expense. See California Insurance Code 11730
  • qualified: means one of the following:

    California Government Code 7296

  • qualified interpreter: means a language interpreter certified, or deemed certified, pursuant to Article 8 (commencing with Section 11435. See California Labor Code 4600
  • 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-public entity: means :

    California Code of Civil Procedure 1245.320

  • Rate: means the cost of insurance per exposure base unit, prior to any application of individual risk variations based on loss or expenses considerations and does not include minimum premiums. See California Insurance Code 11730
  • Rating organization: means an entity licensed by the commissioner pursuant to Section 11751. See California Insurance Code 11730
  • Rating organization: means any organization which has as its primary object or purpose the collecting of loss and expense statistics and other statistical information and data, the making of pure premium rates and those rating plans authorized by Section 11734 for workers' compensation insurance and employer's liability insurance incidental thereto and written in connection therewith and presenting them to the commissioner for approval. See California Insurance Code 11750.1
  • Rating period: means the period for which premium rates established by a carrier are in effect and shall be no less than six months. See California Insurance Code 10700
  • Rating period: means the period for which premium rates established by a carrier are in effect and shall be no less than 12 months from the date of issuance or renewal of the health benefit plan. See California Insurance Code 10755
  • 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 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
  • reasonable expenses of transportation: includes mileage fees from the employee's home to the place of the examination and back at the rate of twenty-one cents ($0. See California Labor Code 4600
  • Recall: includes a voluntary recall where a product is returned to the manufacturer for repair or replacement, usually due to defects or safety concerns, or public notice that a product is defective and must be returned to the manufacturer or retailer. See California Health and Safety Code 108042
  • Recess: A temporary interruption of the legislative business.
  • 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
  • Recourse: An arrangement in which a bank retains, in form or in substance, any credit risk directly or indirectly associated with an asset it has sold (in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles) that exceeds a pro rata share of the bank's claim on the asset. If a bank has no claim on an asset it has sold, then the retention of any credit risk is recourse. Source: FDIC
  • 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

  • Recreational vessel: means a vessel that is being used only for pleasure. See California Harbors and Navigation Code 651
  • Referral method: as used in this article , means a telephone service which, upon the receipt of a telephone request for emergency services, provides the requesting party with the telephone number of the appropriate public safety agency or other provider of emergency services. See California Government Code 53106
  • 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 domestic partner: means a person who has established a domestic partnership as described in Section 297 of the Family Code. See California Insurance Code 10755
  • Registered public obligation: means an obligation issued by a public entity pursuant to a system of registration. See California Government Code 5051
  • 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
  • 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 work: means the employee's usual occupation or the position in which the employee was engaged at the time of injury and that offers wages and compensation equivalent to those paid to the employee at the time of injury, and located within a reasonable commuting distance of the employee's residence at the time of injury. See California Labor Code 4658.1
  • 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
  • Regulatory agency: means the Department of Business Oversight, the securities administrators or other similar regulatory authority in any other state, the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, or any other self-regulatory organization. See California Government Code 5970
  • Reinsurance: means cessions qualifying for credit under Section 12121. See California Insurance Code 12100
  • 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
  • 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
  • Remainderman: One entitled to the remainder of an estate after a particular reserved right or interest, such as a life tenancy, has expired.
  • Remand: When an appellate court sends a case back to a lower court for further proceedings.
  • 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
  • remittance processing and cashiering: means receiving, batching, balancing, and depositing remittances. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 38
  • 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
  • Repairperson: means any person engaged in the business of repairing vessels. See California Harbors and Navigation Code 410
  • Replacement coverage: means the benefits provided by a succeeding carrier. See California Insurance Code 10128.1
  • Reporter: Makes a record of court proceedings and prepares a transcript, and also publishes the court's opinions or decisions (in the courts of appeals).
  • 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
  • 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
  • Rescission: The cancellation of budget authority previously provided by Congress. The Impoundment Control Act of 1974 specifies that the President may propose to Congress that funds be rescinded. If both Houses have not approved a rescission proposal (by passing legislation) within 45 days of continuous session, any funds being withheld must be made available for obligation.
  • 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
  • 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 residing in this State, "nonresident" means not residing in this State. See California Insurance Code 30
  • 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 space: means a private living area, but it does not include common areas such as lobbies, lounges, waiting areas, elevators, stairwells, and restrooms that are a structural part of a multicomplex building such as a dormitory. See California Government Code 7596
  • residential tenant: includes any occupant of a residential hotel unit, as defined in subdivision (b) of Section 50669 of the Health and Safety Code, and any occupant of employee housing, as defined in Section 17008 of the Health and Safety Code, but does not include any person who has been determined to be in unlawful occupancy of the displacement dwelling. See California Government Code 7260
  • 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
  • Responsible: means with the due diligence required of a fiduciary to examine a presented transaction for: necessity of soft dollar services provided and for commission cost. See California Government Code 6930
  • 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 other than a manufacturer, distributor, or wholesaler who sells, distributes, sublets, or leases consumer goods of any kind. See California Health and Safety Code 108042
  • 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
  • Revitalization project: means a physical improvement to real property funded by the authority. See California Government Code 62000
  • Right of rescission: Right to cancel, within three business days, a contract that uses the home of a person as collateral, except in the case of a first mortgage loan. There is no fee to the borrower, who receives a full refund of all fees paid. The right of rescission is guaranteed by the Truth in Lending Act (TILA). Source: OCC
  • Rights in surplus: includes rights of members of the insurer to a distribution of surplus in liquidation, conservation or demutualization of the insurer under this code, or in a dissolution or winding up. See California Insurance Code 4097.01
  • Rights in surplus: includes rights of members of the insurer to a distribution of surplus in liquidation or conservation of the insurer under this code, or in a dissolution or winding up. See California Insurance Code 11535.1
  • Risk adjusted employee risk rate: means the rate determined for an eligible employee of a small employer in a particular risk category after applying the risk adjustment factor. See California Insurance Code 10700
  • Risk adjusted employee risk rate: means the rate determined for an eligible employee of a small employer in a particular risk category after applying the risk adjustment factor. See California Insurance Code 10755
  • Risk adjustment factor: means the percent adjustment to be applied equally to each standard employee risk rate for a particular small employer, based upon any expected deviations from standard claims. See California Insurance Code 10700
  • Risk adjustment factor: means the percent adjustment to be applied equally to each standard employee risk rate for a particular small employer, based upon any expected deviations from standard claims. See California Insurance Code 10755
  • Risk category: means the following characteristics of an eligible employee: age, geographic region, and family size of the employee, plus the benefit plan design selected by the small employer. See California Insurance Code 10700
  • Risk category: means the following characteristics of an eligible employee: age, geographic region, and family size of the employee, plus the benefit plan design selected by the small employer. See California Insurance Code 10755
  • 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
  • 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
  • sale: means a transfer for consideration of title or of the right to use, by lease or sales contract, including, but not limited to, transactions conducted through sales outlets, catalogs, or the Internet or any other similar electronic means. See California Health and Safety Code 108042
  • 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
  • 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
  • San Francisco Harbor Improvement Fund: means the fund now existing in the State Treasury and created by Section 1706. See California Harbors and Navigation Code 3901
  • 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 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

  • seasonal labor: means all labor performed by any person hired in this State to perform services outside of this State for a period greater than one month, where the wages are to be paid in this State, not at fixed intervals, but at the termination of such employment. See California Labor Code 250
  • secured: means any of the following:

    California Insurance Code 12100

  • securities: means any bonds, notes, warrants or other evidences of indebtedness and the interest coupons, if any, attached thereto, issued or proposed to be issued in an aggregate principal amount of five hundred thousand dollars ($500,000) or more by any issuer to finance a public project. See California Government Code 5805
  • Security: has the meaning specified in Section 25019 of the Corporations Code. See California Government Code 5950
  • 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 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
  • 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
  • Sequester: To separate. Sometimes juries are sequestered from outside influences during their deliberations.
  • 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, replacement, or repair of consumer goods and may include provisions for incidental payment of indemnity under limited circumstances, including, but not limited to, power surges, food spoilage, or accidental damage from handling. See California Business and Professions Code 9855
  • Service contract reimbursement insurance policy: means a policy of insurance issued by an insurer admitted to do business in this state providing coverage for all obligations and liabilities incurred by a service contract seller under the terms of the service contracts sold in this state by the service contract seller to a service contractholder. See California Business and Professions Code 9855
  • Service contractholder: means a person who purchases or receives a service contract from a service contract seller. See California Business and Professions Code 9855
  • 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 locker plant: means a frozen food locker plant in which patrons' foods are prepared or packaged by the operator of the plant before the foods are placed in the lockers for storage. See California Health and Safety Code 112500
  • Service region: means that portion of the state, designated by the commissioner pursuant to regulations as described in this chapter in which each purchasing alliance must fairly and affirmatively offer, market, and sell all of the health benefit plan designs offered through the purchasing alliance that are sold or offered to a small employer to all small employers. See California Insurance Code 10810
  • Services: means the making of repairs or performing labor upon or to, and the furnishing of supplies or materials for, any vessel or any trailer used in connection with a vessel. See California Harbors and Navigation Code 501
  • Sheriff: includes "marshal. See California Labor Code 25
  • Sheriff: includes marshal. See California Code of Civil Procedure 17
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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: means a business as defined in Part 24 of Title 49 of the Code of Federal Regulations. See California Government Code 7260
  • Small employer: means either of the following:

    California Insurance Code 10700

  • Small employer: means either of the following:

    California Insurance Code 10755

  • 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 service transportation: means transportation services provided by private nonprofit organizations or individuals to either individuals who are senior citizens or individuals or groups of individuals who have special transportation needs because of physical or mental conditions and supported in whole or in part by funding from private or public agencies. See California Insurance Code 11580.1
  • Soft dollar and directed brokerage arrangements: means the brokerage and research services described by Section 28 (e) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (15 U. See California Government Code 6930
  • 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
  • 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 Health and Safety Code 12.2
  • 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 Business and Professions Code 14.2
  • Spouse: includes "registered domestic partner" as required by Section 297. See California Code of Civil Procedure 17
  • Standard employee risk rate: means the rate applicable to an eligible employee in a particular risk category in a small employer group. See California Insurance Code 10700
  • Standard employee risk rate: means the rate applicable to an eligible employee in a particular risk category in a small employer group. See California Insurance Code 10755
  • Standard reimbursement rate: means that rate established by the Superintendent pursuant to Section 8265. See California Education Code 8208
  • Startup costs: means those expenses an agency incurs in the process of opening a new or additional facility before the full enrollment of children. See California Education Code 8208
  • State: means a state of the United States, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa, and the District of Columbia. See California Harbors and Navigation Code 651
  • 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, unless applied to the different parts of the United States. See California Health and Safety Code 23
  • State: means the State of California, unless applied to the different parts of the United States. See California Insurance Code 28
  • State: means the state or any department, agency, board, commission, or authority of the state. See California Government Code 5921
  • 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 agency: includes every state office, officer, department, division, bureau, board, and commission. See California Government Code 11000
  • State agency: as used in this chapter , means any state agency defined in Section 11000, which is authorized to enter into contracts and shall include, but not be limited to, the Department of Public Works, the Department of Water Resources, the Department of General Services, the Trustees of the California State University, and the Board of Regents of the University of California. See California Government Code 4475
  • state agency: means a state agency, as defined pursuant to Section 11000, the Legislature, the Supreme Court and the courts of appeal, and each campus of the California State University and the University of California. See California Government Code 7596
  • State department: means that state organization designated by law or agreement that allocates block grant funds to local agencies or is otherwise responsible for administering block grant funds. See California Government Code 53131
  • 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 or local government: means the state, any department, agency, board, commission, or authority of the state, or any city, city and county, county, public district, public corporation, authority, agency, board, commission, or other public entity. See California Government Code 5902
  • state tax: includes a local tax which is administered or collected by a state agency. See California Government Code 7228
  • State-aided district: means a district to which a conditional or final apportionment has been made under this chapter. See California Education Code 16150
  • Station: means a lamp adjusting station or a brake adjusting station. See California Business and Professions Code 9888.1
  • Statistical plan: means the plan, system, or arrangement used in collecting data. See California Insurance Code 11730
  • Steam vessel: means any vessel which is propelled by machinery. See California Harbors and Navigation Code 22
  • Stock holding company: means a corporation authorized to issue one or more classes of capital stock, the corporate purposes of which include holding all of the voting stock in an insurer that has been converted from a mutual insurer to a stock insurer in proceedings under Section 4097. See California Insurance Code 4097.01
  • Stock holding company: means a corporation authorized to issue one or more classes of capital stock, the corporate purposes of which include holding all of the voting stock in an insurer that has been converted from a mutual life insurer to a stock life insurer in proceedings under Section 11537. See California Insurance Code 11535.1
  • Stop-loss insurance policy: means a policy, contract, certificate, or statement of coverage between a stop-loss insurer and small employer providing individual or aggregate stop-loss insurance coverage, or both, or any other assumption of risk, to a small employer for the liability the small employer incurs related to the covered health claims of its employees and their dependents. See California Insurance Code 10752
  • Stop-loss insurer: means an insurance company providing individual or aggregate stop-loss insurance coverage, or both, or any other assumption of risk, to a small employer for the health claims it incurs for its employees and their dependents. See California Insurance Code 10752
  • Storage: means the safekeeping, mooring, berthage, wharfage, or anchorage of a vessel and the providing of parking space for any trailer used in connection with the vessel. See California Harbors and Navigation Code 501
  • Storage locker plant: means a frozen food locker plant, the operator of which does not prepare or package the foods of patrons. See California Health and Safety Code 112500
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 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 Insurance 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 Labor 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
  • Subsidiary: means a person that, directly or indirectly, is at least 50 percent owned by a financial guaranty insurance corporation. See California Insurance Code 12100
  • Substitute property: means property to be exchanged for necessary property. See California Code of Civil Procedure 1240.310
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Superintendent: means the Superintendent of Public Instruction. See California Education Code 52651
  • 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
  • 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: means any individual having the 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 direct them, or to adjust their grievances, or effectively to recommend such action, if, in connection with the foregoing, the exercise of such authority is not of a merely routine or clerical nature, but requires the use of independent judgment. See California Labor Code 1140.4
  • 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
  • Supplementary rate information: means any manual or plan of rates, classification system, rating schedule, minimum premium, policy fee, rating rule, rating plan, and any other similar information needed to determine the applicable premium for an insured. See California Insurance Code 11730
  • Support services: means those services that, when combined with child care and development services, help promote the healthy physical, mental, social, and emotional growth of children. See California Education Code 8208
  • Supporting information: means the experience and judgment of the filer and the experience or data of other insurers or organizations relied on by the filer, the interpretation of any statistical data relied on by the filer, descriptions of methods used in making the rates, and any other similar information required to be filed by the commissioner. See California Insurance Code 11730
  • 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 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
  • Teacher: means a person with the appropriate permit issued by the Commission on Teacher Credentialing who provides program supervision and instruction that includes supervision of a number of aides, volunteers, and groups of children. See California Education Code 8208
  • Temperature: means the average air temperature in refrigerated rooms. See California Health and Safety Code 112500
  • 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
  • Testify: includes any mode of oral statement made under oath or affirmation. See California Code of Civil Procedure 17
  • Third-party administrator: means the company contracted by the purchasing alliance to provide administrative services for the purchasing alliance and that is licensed to provide those services by the department pursuant to Section 1759. See California Insurance Code 10810
  • Tort: A civil wrong or breach of a duty to another person, as outlined by law. A very common tort is negligent operation of a motor vehicle that results in property damage and personal injury in an automobile accident.
  • Towing vessel: as used in this article , means any commercial vessel engaged in towing another vessel astern or alongside or by pushing it ahead. See California Harbors and Navigation Code 445.5
  • Town: includes "unincorporated town" and "village. See California Government Code 21
  • Toxic household product: means any substance or mixture of substances that are customarily produced or distributed for sale for use in or about the household, or are customarily stored by individuals in or about the household, and the substance or mixture of substances have the capacity to produce significant personal injury or illness to humans when orally ingested in moderate amounts. See California Health and Safety Code 108755
  • 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
  • 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
  • Transaction cost: means the overall cost of the transaction, including, but not limited to, commissions, services, and the price of the securities. See California Government Code 6930
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Trial jury: A group of citizens who hear the evidence presented by both sides at trial and determine the facts in dispute. Federal criminal juries consist of 12 persons. Federal civil juries consist of six persons.
  • Trust account: A general term that covers all types of accounts in a trust department, such as estates, guardianships, and agencies. Source: OCC
  • Trustees: means the Board of Trustees of the Self-Insurers' Security Fund. See California Labor Code 3700.1
  • Trustees: means the Board of Trustees of the Self-Insurers' Security Fund. See California Labor Code 3741
  • Trustor: The person who makes or creates a trust. Also known as the grantor or settlor.
  • 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
  • Uncertificated registered public obligation: means a registered public obligation which is not represented by an instrument. See California Government Code 5051
  • Undocumented vessel: means any vessel that is not required to have, and does not have, a valid marine document issued by the United States Coast Guard or any federal agency successor thereto. See California Harbors and Navigation Code 651
  • unfair labor practice: means any unfair labor practice specified in Chapter 4 (commencing with Section 1153) of this part. See California Labor Code 1140.4
  • Uniform Commercial Code: A set of statutes enacted by the various states to provide consistency among the states' commercial laws. It includes negotiable instruments, sales, stock transfers, trust and warehouse receipts, and bills of lading. Source: OCC
  • 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
  • Uphold: The decision of an appellate court not to reverse a lower court decision.
  • Use: means operate, navigate, or employ. See California Harbors and Navigation Code 651
  • 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

  • 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.
  • 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
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.
  • 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 any vessel which is subject to registration with the Department of Motor Vehicles and which is manufactured or used for noncommercial purposes or is leased, rented, or chartered to another for noncommercial use. See California Harbors and Navigation Code 410
  • vessel: includes any trailer used in connection with the vessel which is in the possession of the lienholder at the time the lien arises. See California Harbors and Navigation Code 501
  • Vessel: includes every description of a watercraft or other artificial contrivance used or capable of being used as a means of transportation on water, except either of the following:

    California Harbors and Navigation Code 651

  • 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
  • Voting stock: means securities of any class or any ownership interest having voting power for the election of directors, trustees, or management of a person, other than securities having voting power only because of the occurrence of a contingency. See California Insurance Code 4097.01
  • Voting stock: means securities of any class or any ownership interest having voting power for the election of directors, trustees, or management of a person, other than securities having voting power only because of the occurrence of a contingency. See California Insurance Code 11535.1
  • Wages: includes all amounts for labor performed by employees of every description, whether the amount is fixed or ascertained by the standard of time, task, piece, commission basis, or other method of calculation. See California Labor Code 200
  • Waiting period: means a period that is required to pass with respect to the employee before the employee is eligible to be covered for benefits under the terms of the contract. See California Insurance Code 10755
  • Waters of this state: means any waters within the territorial limits of this state. See California Harbors and Navigation Code 651
  • 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 any person, other than a manufacturer or retailer, who sells or resells, or otherwise places into the stream of commerce, a product. See California Health and Safety Code 108042
  • Wildlife: means and includes all wild animals, birds, plants, fish, amphibians, reptiles, and related ecological communities, including the habitat upon which the wildlife depends for its continued viability. See California Fish and Game Code 89.5
  • will: includes codicil. See California Civil Code 14
  • Will: includes codicil. See California Code of Civil Procedure 17
  • 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 shift: means designated hours of work by an emergency ambulance employee, with a designated beginning time and quitting time, including any periods for meals or rest. See California Labor Code 888
  • 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 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
  • Worksite: means either of the following:

    California Government Code 4532

  • Writ: means an order or precept in writing, issued in the name of the people, or of a court or judicial officer. See California Code of Civil Procedure 17
  • 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
  • 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