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Terms Used In California Codes > Code of Civil Procedure > Part 4 > Title 2

  • Accommodation: means any apartment, condominium or cooperative unit, cabin, lodge, hotel or motel room, or other private or commercial structure containing toilet facilities therein that is designed and available, pursuant to applicable law, for use and occupancy as a residence by one or more individuals, or any unit or berth on a commercial passenger ship, which is included in the offering of a time-share plan. See California Education Code 16267
  • Animal food: means any food intended to be fed to any household animal, including, but not limited to, cats, or dogs and other carnivores. See California Health and Safety Code 110815
  • Appeals board: means the Workers' Compensation Appeals Board. See California Government Code 13079
  • Apportionment: means an apportionment made under this article, and unless the context otherwise requires, it shall be deemed to include funds of a district required by the board to be contributed toward the cost of a project. See California Education Code 16314
  • Assisted reproduction: means conception by any means other than sexual intercourse. See California Health and Safety Code 104181
  • Association: means the organized body consisting of the purchasers of time-share interests in a time-share plan. See California Education Code 16267
  • At risk of chronic homelessness: includes , but is not limited to, persons who are at high risk of long-term or intermittent homelessness, including persons with mental illness exiting institutionalized settings, including, but not limited to, jail and mental health facilities, who were homeless prior to admission, transition age youth experiencing homelessness or with significant barriers to housing stability, and others, as defined in program guidelines. See California Health and Safety Code 110290
  • Authority: means the California Health Facilities Financing Authority established pursuant to Part 7. See California Health and Safety Code 110290
  • bioanalyst: means a person licensed under Section 1260 to engage in clinical laboratory practice and direction of a clinical laboratory. See California Education Code 56362
  • Board: means the State Allocation Board as defined in Article 1 (commencing with Section 16000) of this chapter. See California Education Code 16314
  • Board: as used in this chapter , means the Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians of the State of California. See California Education Code 51764
  • 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
  • boxing: as used in this chapter includes "kickboxing" and "martial arts. See California Government Code 53600.3
  • by districts: as used in this article shall mean election of members of the legislative body by voters of the district alone. See California Government Code 34871
  • City: means the City of Vallejo. See California Government Code 34903
  • clinical laboratory scientist: means any person, other than a licensed clinical laboratory bioanalyst or trainee, who is licensed under Sections 1261 and 1262 to engage in clinical laboratory practice under the overall operation and administration of a laboratory director, unless serving as a director of a waived laboratory as provided in Section 1209. See California Education Code 56362.1
  • Closed circuit telecast: includes any telecast or broadcast, transmitted by any means, including subscription where an extra or additional fee is charged or where an identifiable or particular fee is charged for the viewing within this state of a simultaneous telecast of any live, current, or spontaneous match or wrestling exhibition. See California Government Code 53398.86
  • Commission: means the San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission. See California Government Code 34903
  • Commission: means the Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission established pursuant to Section 5845. See California Health and Safety Code 110155
  • Commission: means the Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission established by Section 5845. See California Health and Safety Code 110290
  • Commissioner: means the Real Estate Commissioner. See California Education Code 16267
  • Committee: means the No Place Like Home Program Advisory Committee established pursuant to Section 5849. See California Health and Safety Code 110290
  • Competitive program: means that portion of the program established by Section 5849. See California Health and Safety Code 110290
  • Consumer: means a person who has a disability that meets the definition of developmental disability set forth in subdivision (a). See California Health and Safety Code 108375
  • corporation: includes a limited liability company. See California Government Code 53601.2
  • County: means the County of Solano. See California Government Code 34903
  • County: includes a city receiving funds pursuant to Section 5701. See California Health and Safety Code 110155
  • County: includes , but is not limited to, a city and county, and a city receiving funds pursuant to Section 5701. See California Health and Safety Code 110290
  • county psychiatric hospital: means the hospital, ward, or facility provided by the county pursuant to the provisions of Section 7100. See California Health and Safety Code 110423.2
  • Department: means the Department of Transportation. See California Government Code 34903
  • Department: means the State Department of Health Services. See California Education Code 19610
  • department: means the State Department of Public Health. See California Education Code 56361.2
  • Department: means the Department of Housing and Community Development. See California Health and Safety Code 110290
  • department: refer to the Director and Department of Finance, respectively, unless the context otherwise requires. See California Government Code 13001
  • Developer: means and includes any person who creates a time-share plan or is in the business of selling time-share interests, other than those employees or agents of the developer who sell time-share interests on the developer's behalf, or employs agents to do the same, or any person who succeeds to the interest of a developer by sale, lease, assignment, mortgage, or other transfer, but the term includes only those persons who offer time-share interests for disposition in the ordinary course of business. See California Education Code 16267
  • Developmental disability: means a disability that originates before an individual attains 18 years of age. See California Health and Safety Code 108375
  • Director: means the Director of Education. See California Education Code 16314
  • Director: means the Director of the Department of Health Services. See California Health and Safety Code 110815
  • Distribution program: means that portion of the program described in Section 5849. See California Health and Safety Code 110290
  • District: means an elementary, high school, or unified school district. See California Education Code 16314
  • Early psychosis and mood disorder detection and intervention: refers to a program that utilizes evidence-based approaches and services to identify and support clinical and functional recovery of individuals by reducing the severity of first, or early, episode psychotic symptoms, other early markers of serious mental illness, such as mood disorders, keeping individuals in school or at work, and putting them on a path to better health and wellness. See California Health and Safety Code 110155
  • ecological reserve: means land or land and water areas that are designated as an ecological reserve by the commission pursuant to Section 1580 and that are to be preserved in a natural condition, or which are to be provided some level of protection as determined by the commission, for the benefit of the general public to observe native flora and fauna and for scientific study or research. See California Health and Safety Code 111715
  • Eligible patient: means a person who meets all of the following conditions:

    California Health and Safety Code 111548.1

  • Enforcement authority: means the governmental unit with primary enforcement jurisdiction, as provided in Section 110930. See California Health and Safety Code 110815
  • equipment: includes all of the following:

    California Education Code 17450

  • established business relationship: means a relationship between a seller and a subscriber based on the subscriber's purchase, rental, or lease of the seller's goods or services or a financial transaction between the consumer and seller, within the 18 months immediately preceding the date of a telemarketing call. See California Education Code 17479
  • established name: means either of the following:

    California Health and Safety Code 111225

  • Excess payment to a revolving fund: means overpayment received by a state agency in connection with a revolving fund in the State Treasury maintained by such an agency for the purpose of assisting persons under the jurisdiction or care of the agency, or providing for the welfare of such persons. See California Government Code 13140
  • experimental drug: means any of the following:

    California Health and Safety Code 111515

  • Fee: includes any monetary exaction imposed or collected for or as a condition precedent to the issuing, making, taking or securing of any permit, filing, examination, or inspection. See California Government Code 13140
  • from districts: shall mean election of members of the legislative body who are residents of the district from which they are elected by the voters of the entire city. See California Government Code 34871
  • Fund: means State Compensation Insurance Fund. See California Government Code 13079
  • Fund: means the Golden Bear State Pharmacy Assistance Program Rebate Fund. See California Education Code 19610
  • Fund: means the No Place Like Home Fund established pursuant to Section 5849. See California Health and Safety Code 110290
  • Governing board: means the governing board of the school district which owns the schoolsite. See California Education Code 17487
  • Hamburger: means chopped fresh or frozen beef, or a combination of both fresh or frozen beef, with or without the addition of beef fat as such, and with or without the addition of seasoning. See California Health and Safety Code 111200
  • Handle: means to sell, process, or package agricultural products. See California Health and Safety Code 110815
  • Handler: means any person engaged in the business of handling agricultural products, but does not include final retailers of agricultural products that do not process agricultural products. See California Health and Safety Code 110815
  • Health benefit plan: includes , but is not limited to, a health care service plan contract issued by a health care service plan, as defined in Section 1345, and a policy of health insurance, as defined in Section 106 of the Insurance Code, issued by a health insurer. See California Health and Safety Code 111548.1
  • Health officer: as used in this article , means the health officer appointed by a county board of supervisors pursuant to Section 101000, by the governing body of a city pursuant to Section 101460, by the governing body of a city and county, or by a local health district board pursuant to former Section 940, that is continued in effect as to any existing district by Section 3 of Chapter 380 of the Statutes of 1959. See California Health and Safety Code 111015
  • histocompatibility laboratory director: means a physician and surgeon licensed to practice medicine pursuant to Chapter 5 (commencing with Section 2000) who is qualified pursuant to Section 1209, a bioanalyst licensed pursuant to Section 1260 who is qualified pursuant to Sections 1203 and 1209, or a person who has earned a doctoral degree in a biological science, who has completed, subsequent to graduation, four years of experience in immunology, two of which have been in histocompatibility testing. See California Education Code 56364.2
  • Imitation hamburger: means chopped fresh or frozen beef, or a combination of both fresh or frozen beef, with or without the addition of beef fat as such, and with or without the addition of seasoning. See California Health and Safety Code 111200
  • Immediately life-threatening disease or condition: means a stage of disease in which there is a reasonable likelihood that death will occur within a matter of months. See California Health and Safety Code 111548.1
  • Incorrect: means any instrument that fails to meet all of the requirements of Section 12107. See California Education Code 56836.09
  • Indian: as used in this article , means a person who is enrolled or who is a lineal descendant of one enrolled upon an enrollment listing of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, or upon the enrollment listing of a recognized Indian tribe, band or pueblo. See California Education Code 17462.7
  • Indian child custody proceeding: means a "child custody proceeding" within the meaning of Section 1903 of the Indian Child Welfare Act, including a proceeding for temporary or long-term foster care or guardianship placement, termination of parental rights, preadoptive placement after termination of parental rights, or adoptive placement. See California Welfare and Institutions Code 224.1
  • laboratory director: means any person who is any of the following:

    California Education Code 56364.1

  • legislative body: means board of trustees, city council, or other governing body of a city. See California Government Code 14856
  • License: as used in this chapter also includes a "permit". See California Government Code 53437
  • 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, city and county, including a chartered city or county, school district, community college district, public district, county board of education, county superintendent of schools, or any public or municipal corporation. See California Government Code 53600
  • mayor: includes president of the legislative body. See California Government Code 14858
  • Medicare beneficiary: means a Medicare beneficiary who is a California resident. See California Education Code 19610
  • NOP: means the National Organic Program established pursuant to the Organic Foods Production Act of 1990 (7 U. See California Health and Safety Code 110815
  • Operator: as used in this article includes a manager or any person in charge of the operation of motels and like establishments. See California Education Code 17455
  • owner: includes natural persons, firms and corporations. See California Education Code 17455
  • Parent and child relationship: as used in this part means the legal relationship existing between a child and the child's natural or adoptive parents incident to which the law confers or imposes rights, privileges, duties, and obligations. See California Health and Safety Code 104162.1
  • permanent supportive housing: shall include associated facilities if used to provide services to housing residents. See California Health and Safety Code 110290
  • Permit: includes application, license, certificate, or authorization. See California Government Code 13140
  • Person: as used in this chapter includes an individual, a firm, partnership, corporation, limited liability company, association or other organization, or any combination thereof. See California Government Code 27237
  • person: includes firm, association, partnership, individual, limited liability company, and corporation. See California Education Code 56361
  • Person: includes a promoter, club, individual, corporation, partnership, limited liability company, association, or other organization. See California Government Code 53398.86
  • Person: means a natural person, corporation, limited liability company, partnership, joint venture, association, estate, trust, government, governmental subdivision or agency, or other legal entity, or any combination thereof. See California Education Code 16267
  • person: includes any individual, partnership, firm, association, or corporation. See California Education Code 17266
  • Plan: means the White Slough Specific Area Plan adopted pursuant to this chapter. See California Government Code 34903
  • Primary physician: means a physician and surgeon licensed under the Medical Practice Act or an osteopathic physician and surgeon licensed under the Osteopathic Act. See California Health and Safety Code 111548.1
  • Processing: means cooking, baking, heating, drying, mixing, grinding, churning, separating, extracting, cutting, fermenting, eviscerating, preserving, dehydrating, freezing, or otherwise manufacturing, and includes packaging, canning, jarring, or otherwise enclosing food in a container. See California Health and Safety Code 110815
  • Program: means the process for awarding funds and distributing moneys to applicants established in Sections 5849. See California Health and Safety Code 110290
  • Project: means the purposes for which a district has applied for assistance in the rehabilitation or replacement of unsafe school facilities at a given attendance center. See California Education Code 16314
  • psychiatric technician: means any person who, for compensation or personal profit, implements procedures and techniques that involve understanding of cause and effect and that are used in the care, treatment, and rehabilitation of mentally ill or emotionally disturbed persons, or persons with intellectual disabilities, and who has one or more of the following:

    California Education Code 51767

  • Purchase contract: means a document pursuant to which a developer becomes legally obligated to sell, and a purchaser becomes legally obligated to buy, a time-share interest. See California Education Code 16267
  • Purchaser: means any person, other than a developer, who by means of a voluntary transfer for consideration acquires a legal or equitable interest in a time-share plan other than as security for an obligation. See California Education Code 16267
  • Qualified court investigator: as used in this article , has the meaning provided by Section 8543. See California Government Code 53603
  • qualifier: as used in this chapter , means a person who qualifies for a license pursuant to Section 7068. See California Government Code 27237
  • record: includes all or any part of any judgment, decree, order, document, paper, process, or file. See California Education Code 19664
  • Restaurant: means restaurants, itinerant restaurants, vehicles, vending machines, or institutions including hospitals, schools, asylums, eleemosynaries, and all other places where food is served to the public for consumption on the premises of sale that are not included within the definitions of the terms restaurants, itinerant restaurants, vehicles, and vending machines. See California Health and Safety Code 111200
  • school: means any place, establishment, or institution organized and operated to offer training for one or more of the personnel classifications included in this chapter or the regulations pertaining thereto. See California Education Code 56366.5
  • schoolsite: means a parcel of land, or two or more contiguous parcels, which is owned by a school district. See California Education Code 17487
  • Secretary: means the Secretary of the California Department of Food and Agriculture. See California Health and Safety Code 110815
  • social worker: shall include the juvenile probation officer or the person who is both the juvenile probation officer and the adult probation officer, and any social worker in a county welfare department or any social worker in a California Indian tribe or any out-of-state Indian tribe that has reservation land that extends into the state that has authority, pursuant to an agreement with the department concerning child welfare services or foster care payments under the Aid to Families with Dependent Children program when supervising dependent children of the juvenile court pursuant to Section 272 by order of the court under Section 300, and the term "department of probation" shall mean the department of juvenile probation or the department wherein the services of juvenile and adult probation are both performed. See California Welfare and Institutions Code 215
  • Sold as organic: means any use of the terms "organic" "organically grown" or grammatical variations of those terms, whether orally or in writing, in connection with any product grown, handled, processed, sold, or offered for sale in this state, including, but not limited to, any use of these terms in labeling or advertising of any product and any ingredient in a multi-ingredient product. See California Health and Safety Code 110815
  • South White Slough: means all tidally influenced areas south of State Highway Route 37 which would naturally drain northerly to the Napa River, any areas within the tidally influenced portions of the slough that have been filled pursuant to a commission permit, and any areas within the tidally influenced portions of the slough which have been filled after January 1, 1977, without a permit from the commission. See California Government Code 34903
  • State agency: means any agency, department, division, commission, board, bureau, officer, or other authority of the State of California. See California Government Code 13079
  • state agency: includes every state office, officer, department, division, bureau, board, and commission. See California Government Code 11000
  • State regulatory board: means the Medical Board of California or the Osteopathic Medical Board of California. See California Health and Safety Code 111548.1
  • Target population: means individuals or households as provided in Section 5600. See California Health and Safety Code 110290
  • telephone solicitor: means any person or entity who, on his or her own behalf or through salespersons or agents, announcing devices, or otherwise, makes or causes a telephone call to be made to a California telephone number that does any of the following:

    California Education Code 17479

  • Time-share interest: means and includes either of the following:

    California Education Code 16267

  • Time-share plan: means any arrangement, plan, scheme, or similar device, other than an exchange program, whether by membership agreement, sale, lease, deed, license, right to use agreement, or by any other means, whereby a purchaser, in exchange for consideration, receives ownership rights in or the right to use accommodations for a period of time less than a full year during any given year, on a recurring basis for more than one year, but not necessarily for consecutive years. See California Education Code 16267
  • trainee: means any person licensed under this chapter for the purpose of receiving comprehensive practical experience and instruction in clinical laboratory procedures in one of the sciences or in general clinical laboratory science under the direct and responsible supervision of a person authorized to direct a laboratory under the provisions of this chapter, clinical laboratory scientist, clinical chemist scientist, clinical microbiologist scientist, clinical toxicologist scientist, clinical immunohematologist scientist, clinical genetic molecular biologist scientist, clinical cytogeneticist scientist, clinical histocompatibility scientist, or other equivalent licensee in the science or specialty or subspecialty for which he or she is licensed in a clinical laboratory certified for this purpose by the department under this chapter. See California Education Code 56362.5
  • trustees: means the Trustees of the California State University, created under Section 66600. See California Education Code 89000
  • USDA: means the United States Department of Agriculture. See California Health and Safety Code 110815
  • White Slough: means , within the county and the city, the historic, unfilled bed of White Slough, all lands surrounding the historic bed of White Slough that have been touched by tidal waters since January 1, 1977, any areas within the tidal and tidally influenced portions of the slough that have been filled pursuant to a permit from the commission, and any areas within the tidal and tidally influenced portions of the slough which have been filled after January 1, 1977, without a permit from the commission. See California Government Code 34903
  • White Slough Project: means , within the county and the city, the restoration and enhancement of the habitat values of South White Slough, the widening of State Highway Route 37 between Sacramento Street and State Highway Route 29 to not more than four traffic lanes with medians and shoulders of the minimum width possible, the construction of new tidal channels and control structures underneath the existing and the widened portions of State Highway Route 37, the construction of new interchanges between State Highway Route 37 and State Highway 29 and Sacramento Street, the covering with fill of an existing sewerline on the south side of the highway widening, and the relocation of the existing sewerline north of State Highway Route 37 within the area required for the widening of State Highway Route 37. See California Government Code 34903