Sections
Chapter 1 General Provisions and Definitions 100 – 195
Chapter 2 Organization and Bylaws 200 – 213
Chapter 3 Directors and Management 300 – 318
Chapter 4 Shares and Share Certificates 400 – 423
Chapter 5 Dividends and Reacquisitions of Shares 500 – 511
Chapter 6 Shareholders’ Meetings and Consents 600 – 605
Chapter 7 Voting of Shares 700 – 711
Chapter 8 Shareholder Derivative Actions 800
Chapter 9 Amendment of Articles 900 – 911
Chapter 10 Sales of Assets 1000 – 1002
Chapter 11 Merger 1100 – 1113
Chapter 11.5 Conversions 1150 – 1160
Chapter 12 Reorganizations 1200 – 1203
Chapter 13 Dissenters’ Rights 1300 – 1313
Chapter 14 Bankruptcy Reorganizations and Arrangements 1400 – 1403
Chapter 15 Records and Reports 1500 – 1512
Chapter 16 Rights of Inspection 1600 – 1605
Chapter 17 Service of Process 1700 – 1702
Chapter 18 Involuntary Dissolution 1800 – 1809
Chapter 19 Voluntary Dissolution 1900 – 1907
Chapter 20 General Provisions Relating to Dissolution 2000 – 2011
Chapter 21 Foreign Corporations 2100 – 2117.1
Chapter 22 Crimes and Penalties 2200 – 2260
Chapter 22.5 Victims of Corporate Fraud Compensation Fund 2280 – 2296
Chapter 23 Transition Provisions 2300 – 2319

Terms Used In California Codes > Corporations Code > Title 1 > Division 1

  • Abuse: means either of the following:

    California Welfare and Institutions Code 14043.1

  • Access: means a personal inspection and review of a record or an accurate copy of a record, or receipt of an accurate copy of a record, an oral description or communication of a record or an accurate copy of a record, and a request to release a copy of any record. See California Education Code 49061
  • 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
  • Act: means the federal American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Public Law 111-5). See California Government Code 16941
  • action taken: means a collective decision made by a majority of the members of a legislative body, a collective commitment or promise by a majority of the members of a legislative body to make a positive or a negative decision, or an actual vote by a majority of the members of a legislative body when sitting as a body or entity, upon a motion, proposal, resolution, order or ordinance. See California Government Code 31475
  • Acupuncture: means the stimulation of a certain point or points on or near the surface of the body by the insertion of needles to prevent or modify the perception of pain or to normalize physiological functions, including pain control for the treatment of certain diseases or dysfunctions of the body, and includes the techniques of electroacupuncture, cupping, and moxibustion. See California Education Code 52336.1
  • Acupuncturist: means an individual to whom a license has been issued to practice acupuncture pursuant to this chapter, which is in effect and is not suspended or revoked. See California Education Code 52336.1
  • 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
  • Advanced transportation technologies: means emerging commercially competitive transportation-related technologies identified by the authority as capable of creating long-term, high-value-added jobs for Californians while enhancing the state's commitment to energy conservation, pollution and greenhouse gas emissions reduction, and transportation efficiency. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 40093
  • Advertising medium: includes banner, sign, placard, poster, streamer, and card. See California Government Code 53202.25
  • Advisory Council: means the Dispute Resolution Advisory Council. See California Education Code 52701
  • Advocacy: means those activities undertaken on behalf of persons who are receiving or have received mental health services to protect their rights or to secure or upgrade treatment or other services to which they are entitled. See California Welfare and Institutions Code 5500
  • Agent: means a person who was an officer or director of a corporation, as defined in subdivision (e), at the time the fraudulent acts occurred, was named in a final criminal restitution order in connection with the fraudulent acts, and was acting in the person's capacity as the corporation's officer or director when committing the fraudulent acts. See California Government Code 31452.65
  • Allocation: means a loan of funds by the commission pursuant to the procedures specified in this chapter. See California Government Code 16753
  • Alternative sources: means devices or technologies used for a renewable electrical generation facility, as defined in paragraph (1) of subdivision (a) of Section 25741, a combined heat and power system, as defined in Section 2840. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 40093
  • antiknock index number: when used in this chapter, means that number assigned to a spark-ignition engine fuel that designates the antiknock quality. See California Government Code 53202.25
  • Antioch Bridge: means the high-level fixed-span bridge across the San Joaquin River near Antioch together with the approaches thereto and the toll collection facilities for the bridge. See California Welfare and Institutions Code 14132
  • Applicant: means an individual, including an ordering, referring, or prescribing individual, partnership, group, association, corporation, institution, or entity, and the officers, directors, owners, managing employees, or agents thereof, that apply to the department for enrollment as a provider in the Medi-Cal program. See California Welfare and Institutions Code 14043.1
  • Application: means a request for payment from the fund submitted to the Secretary of State pursuant to this chapter. See California Government Code 31452.65
  • 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
  • Approaches: means all facilities between the terminus in Alameda County and the first station thereafter in the county for the discharge of passengers, and all facilities between the terminus in the City and County of San Francisco and the easterly end of the passenger platform of the Montgomery Street Station defined as "approaches" in the agreement between the department and the district, dated March 3, 1966. See California Welfare and Institutions Code 14132.02
  • Appropriate volume of business: means a volume that is consistent with the information provided in the application and any supplemental information provided by the applicant or provider, and is of a quality and type that would reasonably be expected based upon the size and type of business operated by the applicant or provider. See California Welfare and Institutions Code 14043.1
  • Association: means the organized body consisting of the purchasers of time-share interests in a time-share plan. See California Education Code 16267
  • Authority: means the California Alternative Energy and Advanced Transportation Financing Authority established pursuant to Section 26004, and any board, commission, department, or officer succeeding to the functions of the authority, or to which the powers conferred upon the authority by this division shall be given. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 40093
  • Authority: means the Bay Area Toll Authority created pursuant to Chapter 4. See California Welfare and Institutions Code 14127.7
  • Automotive spark-ignition engine fuel: means a product used for the generation of power in a spark-ignition internal combustion engine. See California Government Code 53202.25
  • award: as used in this chapter , may include, but is not limited to, contracts, grants, interagency agreements, loans, and other financial agreements designed to fund public interest research, demonstration, and development projects or programs. See California Government Code 17550
  • Beneficiary: means any person who has received benefits or will be provided benefits under this chapter because of an injury for which another person or party may be liable. See California Welfare and Institutions Code 14124.70
  • Benicia-Martinez Bridge: means the toll bridge across the Carquinez Straits on Interstate Route 680 connecting the Cities of Benicia and Martinez, together with any existing or new and additional approaches thereto, necessary or desirable with respect to the present span or any spans and toll collection facilities for the bridge and any additional spans. See California Welfare and Institutions Code 14131.11
  • Board: means the State Allocation Board as defined in Article 1 (commencing with Section 16000) of this chapter. See California Education Code 16314
  • board: means and refers to the Youth Authority Board. See California Welfare and Institutions Code 1000.7
  • Board: means the Dental Board of California. See California Education Code 66903.3
  • Board: means the Dental Board of California. See California Education Code 67347.3
  • Board: means the Acupuncture Board. See California Education Code 52336.1
  • board: as used in this chapter means the Medical Board of California. See California Education Code 66261
  • Board: means the state board, department, or agency authorized by that act to request the committee to cause bonds to be issued for the purpose of creating a fund that is to be expended by the board for the purposes specified in that act. See California Government Code 16722
  • Board: means the State Public Works Board. See California Education Code 49111
  • board: means the board of directors of the district unless the context clearly indicates otherwise. See California Welfare and Institutions Code 14102.5
  • board of supervisors: means the board of supervisors of the county within which the city or territory is situated. See California Government Code 14857
  • Bond: means a state general obligation bond issued pursuant to an act adopting the provisions of this chapter. See California Government Code 16722
  • Bond act: means the act authorizing the issuance of state general obligation bonds and adopting this chapter by reference. See California Government Code 16722
  • bonds: means bonds issued by a local agency payable exclusively from the revenues of the enterprise for which the bonds are issued. See California Government Code 31461.1
  • Building: means any existing or planned structure that includes a heating or cooling system, or both. See California Government Code 16753
  • Building: means any existing structure that includes a heating or cooling system, or both. See California Government Code 16941
  • Business address: means the location where an applicant or provider provides services, goods, supplies, or merchandise, directly or indirectly, to a Medi-Cal beneficiary. See California Welfare and Institutions Code 14043.1
  • Carquinez Bridge: means those certain bridge spans on Interstate Route 80 across the Carquinez Straits near Crockett, together with any existing or new and additional approaches thereto, necessary or desirable to connect with the present spans or any additional spans and the toll collection facilities to serve both the existing bridge span and any additional spans. See California Welfare and Institutions Code 14131.11
  • Carrier: includes any insurer as defined in Section 23 of the Insurance Code, including any private company, corporation, mutual association, trust fund, reciprocal or interinsurance exchange authorized under the laws of this state to insure persons against liability for injuries caused to another, and also any insurer providing benefits under a policy of bodily injury liability insurance covering liability arising out of the ownership, maintenance or use of a motor vehicle which provides uninsured motorist endorsement or coverage, pursuant to Section 11580. See California Welfare and Institutions Code 14124.70
  • center: means the California Habeas Corpus Resource Center, and "board" means the board of directors of the center. See California Government Code 53313.9
  • certificate: as used in this chapter are deemed to be synonomous. See California Education Code 69960
  • 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
  • Claimant: means an aggrieved person who resides in the state at the time of the fraud and who submits an application pursuant to this chapter. See California Government Code 31452.65
  • client: means a person who is receiving or has received services from a mental health facility, service, or program and who has personally or through a guardian ad litem, entered into an agreement with a county patients' rights advocate for the provision of advocacy services. See California Welfare and Institutions Code 5500
  • commission: means the Student Aid Commission created by this article. See California Education Code 69515
  • Commissioner: means the Real Estate Commissioner. See California Education Code 16267
  • Committee: means a diversion evaluation committee created by this article. See California Education Code 66903.3
  • Committee: means the finance committee or other body created by that act and authorized to cause bonds to be issued by the adoption of a resolution or resolutions. See California Government Code 16722
  • Committee: means the Pooled Money Investment Board. See California Government Code 17220
  • Committee: means the Higher Education Facilities Finance Committee, created pursuant to Section 67353. See California Education Code 49111
  • Committee: means the Higher Education Facilities Finance Committee created pursuant to Section 67353. See California Education Code 67332
  • Committee: means the Higher Education Facilities Finance Committee created pursuant to Section 67353. See California Education Code 67345.2
  • Committee: means the Higher Education Facilities Finance Committee created pursuant to Section 67353. See California Education Code 67358.2
  • Complaint: means any written document containing a disclosure of information as specified in subdivision (c). See California Government Code 53296
  • Component site: means a specific geographic location where accommodations that are part of a multisite time-share plan are located. See California Education Code 16267
  • Compression-ignition engine fuel: means a product used for the generation of power in a compression-ignition internal combustion engine. See California Government Code 53202.25
  • 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 Education Code 52556
  • contiguous counties: include those counties separated by any of the waters of this State. See California Welfare and Institutions Code 14103
  • controlled substances: means those substances referred to in Division 10 (commencing with Section 11000) of the Health and Safety Code. See California Welfare and Institutions Code 5341
  • Convicted: means any of the following:

    California Welfare and Institutions Code 14043.1

  • Corporation: means a domestic corporation as defined by Section 162 or 2509 or a foreign corporation that is qualified to transact business in California pursuant to Section 2105. See California Government Code 31452.65
  • County placing agency: means the county social service department or county probation department. See California Education Code 49061
  • Court of competent jurisdiction: means a state or federal court situated in California. See California Government Code 31452.65
  • Currency: means any coined money, banknotes, or other paper money as are authorized by law which circulates from hand to hand as the medium of exchange. See California Education Code 67358.4
  • dealer: includes a retailer. See California Welfare and Institutions Code 14125.1
  • Debt due and owing: means 60 days have passed since a notice or demand for repayment of an overpayment or another amount resulting from an audit or examination, for a penalty assessment, or for another amount due to the department was sent to the provider, regardless of whether the provider is an institutional provider or a noninstitutional provider and regardless of whether an appeal is pending. See California Welfare and Institutions Code 14043.1
  • department: means the State Department of Health Services. See California Welfare and Institutions Code 14062
  • Department: means the Department of Consumer Affairs. See California Education Code 52556
  • Department: means the Department of General Services. See California Government Code 16941
  • department: means the Department of Transportation. See California Government Code 16949
  • Department: means the State Department of Health Services. See California Welfare and Institutions Code 14125.1
  • 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 engine fuel: means an engine fuel that does not meet standards established by this chapter but has characteristics that may lead to an improved fuel standard or the development of an alternative fuel standard. See California Government Code 53202.25
  • Diagnosed mental disorder: includes a congenital or acquired condition affecting the emotional or volitional capacity that predisposes the person to the commission of criminal sexual acts in a degree constituting the person a menace to the health and safety of others. See California Welfare and Institutions Code 6600
  • Diesel fuel: means any hydrocarbon oil meant for combustion in compression-ignition engines offered for sale that meets the standards for diesel fuel prescribed by this chapter. See California Government Code 53202.25
  • Direct supervision: means supervision of dental procedures based on instructions given by a licensed dentist, who must be physically present in the treatment facility during the performance of those procedures. See California Education Code 67347.3
  • director: means the Director of the State Department of Health Care Services. See California Welfare and Institutions Code 5601
  • director: means the State Director of Health Services. See California Welfare and Institutions Code 14061
  • Director: means the Director of the Department of Consumer Affairs. See California Education Code 52556
  • 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
  • Dispute resolution: includes , but is not limited to, mediation, conciliation, and arbitration. See California Education Code 52701
  • dissenting shareholder: means the recordholder of dissenting shares and includes a transferee of record. See California Government Code 17092
  • dissenting shares: means shares to which all of the following apply:

    California Government Code 17092

  • District: means an elementary, high school, or unified school district. See California Education Code 16314
  • district: means the district within which lie the lands deemed by the legislative body to be benefited by the establishment of the pedestrian mall, the boundaries of which have been finally fixed and established pursuant to Section 11500, and in this event such district so established shall be the "district" within the meaning of this chapter even though the legislative body may have determined pursuant to Section 11505 that assessments shall not be levied as contemplated by Section 11202. See California Welfare and Institutions Code 12301.24
  • District: means the San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District. See California Welfare and Institutions Code 14132.02
  • district: means a bridge and highway district unless the context clearly indicates otherwise. See California Welfare and Institutions Code 14102
  • Division: means the Division of Consumer Services. See California Education Code 52556
  • 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 of Licensing: shall be deemed to refer to the board. See California Education Code 66261
  • effective date: means January 1, 1977. See California Government Code 31460
  • Eligible institution: means a school, hospital, public care institution, or a unit of local government. See California Government Code 16753
  • Eligible savings and loan association: means a state or federal savings association, as defined in Section 5102 of the Financial Code, located in this state, insured by the Federal Savings and Loan Insurance Corporation, and selected by the Treasurer for the safekeeping of money belonging to or in the custody of the state. See California Government Code 16600
  • Employee: means any person employed by a local agency. See California Government Code 53296
  • Energy conservation measure: means an installation or modification of an installation in a building that is primarily intended to reduce energy consumption or allow the use of a more cost-effective energy source. See California Government Code 16941
  • Engine fuel: means any gasoline, diesel, or alternative fuel used for the generation of power in an internal combustion engine or fuel cell in a motor vehicle, or electrical power delivered conductively or inductively to an electric motor in electric or plug-in hybrid vehicles. See California Government Code 53202.25
  • enterprise: means systems, plants, works, or undertakings used or useful in the collection, treatment, and disposal of waste, refuse, and garbage, or of sewage, waste, and storm water. See California Government Code 31460
  • 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
  • Final judgment: means a judgment, arbitration award, or criminal restitution order for which appeals have been exhausted or for which the period for appeal has expired, enforcement of which is not barred by the order of any court or by any statutory provision, which has not been nullified or rendered void by any court order or statutory provision, and for which the claimant has not otherwise been fully reimbursed. See California Government Code 31452.65
  • 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
  • fiscal agent: means any state fiscal agent selected and acting pursuant to Chapter 2 (commencing with Section 16670). See California Government Code 22944
  • Fraud: means an intentional deception or misrepresentation made by a person with the knowledge that the deception could result in some unauthorized benefit to himself or herself or some other person. See California Welfare and Institutions Code 14043.1
  • Fuel oil: means any product offered for sale that is burned in a furnace or boiler for the generation of heat and meets the standards prescribed for fuel oil by this chapter. See California Government Code 53202.25
  • Fund: means the Victims of Corporate Fraud Compensation Fund created by Section 2280. See California Government Code 31452.65
  • Fund: means the fund created by that act, and into which the proceeds from the sale of the bonds are paid. See California Government Code 16722
  • Fund: means the Higher Education Capital Outlay Bond Fund, created pursuant to subdivision (e) of Section 67354. See California Education Code 49111
  • Fund: means the Energy Efficient State Property Revolving Fund or the Energy Efficiency Retrofit State Revolving Fund. See California Government Code 16941
  • Fund: means the 1988 Higher Education Capital Outlay Bond Fund created pursuant to Section 67333. See California Education Code 67332
  • Fund: means the June 1990 Higher Education Capital Outlay Bond Fund created pursuant to Section 67346. See California Education Code 67345.2
  • Fund: means the 1992 Higher Education Capital Outlay Bond Fund created pursuant to Section 67358. See California Education Code 67358.2
  • garbage: means any waste which consists in whole or in part of any animal waste that results from the handling, preparing, cooking, and consuming of food, including the offal from any animal carcass or from any part of an animal carcass. See California Government Code 53313.4
  • 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 Government Code 53202.25
  • Gasoline-oxygenate blend: means a fuel consisting primarily of gasoline along with a substantial amount of one or more oxygenates that meets ASTM International Standard D4814. See California Government Code 53202.25
  • General supervision: means supervision of dental procedures based on instructions given by a licensed dentist but not requiring the physical presence of the supervising dentist during the performance of those procedures. See California Education Code 67347.3
  • 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
  • immediate family: includes the spouse and children of the provider of service, the parents of the provider of service and his spouse, and the spouses of the children of the provider of service. See California Welfare and Institutions Code 14030
  • improve: means reconstruct, replace, extend, repair, better, equip, develop, embellish, or otherwise improve. See California Government Code 31461
  • Incontinence medical supplies: means disposable medical supplies that are covered benefits under the Medi-Cal program pursuant to subdivision (s) of Section 14132 when prescribed by a physician for the treatment of individuals who are incontinent. See California Welfare and Institutions Code 14125.1
  • 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
  • Individual dentist practice: means a dentist licensed by the Dental Board of California enrolled or enrolling in Medi-Cal as an individual provider who is a sole proprietor of his or her practice or is a corporation owned solely by the individual dentist and the only dentist practitioner is the owner. See California Welfare and Institutions Code 14043.1
  • Individual physician practice: means a physician and surgeon licensed by the Medical Board of California or the Osteopathic Medical Board of California enrolled or enrolling in Medi-Cal as an individual provider who is sole proprietor of his or her practice or is a corporation owned solely by the individual physician and the only physician practitioner is the owner. See California Welfare and Institutions Code 14043.1
  • Insurer: as used in this part includes each of the following:

    California Revenue and Taxation Code 12003

  • Intentionally wrongful conduct: means conduct intended to injure another person or property. See California Government Code 53156
  • Judgment: means the criminal restitution order. See California Government Code 53103
  • Judgment debtor: means a corporation or agent against which a judgment, arbitration award, or criminal restitution order has been entered for conduct constituting intentional fraud. See California Government Code 31452.65
  • Judgment debtor: means any defendant who is the subject of the criminal restitution order. See California Government Code 53103
  • Kerosene: means a fuel offered for sale that meets the standards for kerosene prescribed in this chapter. See California Government Code 53202.25
  • law: includes the charter of any local agency. See California Government Code 31459.1
  • Legislative body: means the board of supervisors or its chairman in the case of the county, or the city council or the mayor in the case of a city. See California Government Code 17615
  • 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. See California Government Code 17615.4
  • legislative body: means :

    California Government Code 31472

  • Legislative body: means the board of supervisors of a county or city, or the governing board, by whatever name called, of a school district, district, municipal corporation, political subdivision, public corporation, or other public agency of the state. See California Government Code 53200
  • 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 board of trustees, city council, or other governing body of a city. See California Government Code 14856
  • licensee: as used in this chapter means the holder of a physician's and surgeon's certificate or doctor of podiatric medicine's certificate, as the case may be, who is engaged in the professional practice authorized by the certificate under the jurisdiction of the appropriate board. See California Education Code 69962
  • Lien: means the director's claim for recovery, from a beneficiary's tort action or claim, of the reasonable value of benefits provided on behalf of the beneficiary. See California Welfare and Institutions Code 14124.70
  • listing: as used in this part includes, but is not limited to:

    California Government Code 53097.3

  • Local agency: means a county or city, whether chartered or general law. See California Government Code 17615
  • Local agency: means any county, city, city and county, or public district which provides or has authority to provide or perform municipal services or functions. See California Government Code 17615.4
  • Local agency: means county, city, or any public district empowered to distribute water or engage in flood control. See California Government Code 31458.3
  • local agency: means a county, city, whether general law or chartered, city and county, town, school district, municipal corporation, district, political subdivision, or any board, commission or agency thereof, or other local public agency. See California Government Code 31471.5
  • 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 a county, city, school district, district, municipal corporation, political subdivision, public corporation, or other public agency of the state. See California Government Code 53200
  • local agency: means a county, city, public district, joint powers agency, or any public or municipal corporation. See California Government Code 53212
  • Local agency: as used in this article means a city, city and county, district, school district, municipal or public corporation, political subdivision, or other public agency of the State, or any instrumentality of one or more of any such agencies. See California Government Code 53215
  • 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
  • Location: means a street, city, or rural route address or a site or place within a street, city, or rural route address, and the city, county, state, and nine-digit ZIP Code. See California Welfare and Institutions Code 14043.1
  • 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 Government Code 53202.25
  • Lubricating oil: means motor oil, engine lubricant, engine oil, lubricating axle oil, gear oil, or manual transmission fluid. See California Government Code 53202.25
  • 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
  • Managing entity: means the person who undertakes the duties, responsibilities, and obligations of the management of a time-share plan. See California Education Code 16267
  • Manufacturer: means manufacturer, refiner, producer, or importer. See California Government Code 53202.25
  • Manufacturer: means any person, partnership, or corporation who assembles or combines the components of incontinence supplies into a final product sold to dealers. See California Welfare and Institutions Code 14125.1
  • mayor: includes president of the legislative body. See California Government Code 14858
  • Medi-Cal: means the California Medical Assistance Program. See California Welfare and Institutions Code 14063
  • meeting: means any congregation of a majority of the members of a legislative body at the same time and location, including teleconference location as permitted by Section 54953, to hear, discuss, deliberate, or take action on any item that is within the subject matter jurisdiction of the legislative body. See California Government Code 31473
  • Mental health service: means any service directed toward early intervention in, or alleviation or prevention of, mental disorder, including, but not limited to, diagnosis, evaluation, treatment, personal care, day care, respite care, special living arrangements, community skill training, sheltered employment, socialization, case management, transportation, information, referral, consultation, and community services. See California Welfare and Institutions Code 5601
  • Money exchange house: means any individual or business engaged in the business of exchanging or dealing in the currency of the United States, Mexico, or any other country. See California Education Code 67358.4
  • motor oil: means any product used to lubricate the moving parts of an internal combustion engine. See California Government Code 53225.1
  • 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 Government Code 53202.25
  • motor oil dealer: means any person, firm, or corporation engaged in the business of producing, packaging, or otherwise preparing motor oil for market, or selling or distributing motor oil. See California Government Code 53225.1
  • Motor vehicle fuel: means "engine fuel" when that term is used in this chapter. See California Government Code 53202.25
  • Municipal services or functions: includes , but is not limited to, firefighting, police, ambulance, utility services, and the improvement, maintenance, repair, and operation of streets and highways. See California Government Code 17615.4
  • new law: means this division of the Corporations Code as amended by act of the California Legislature, 1975-76 Regular Session, effective January 1, 1977, and as in effect on that date. See California Government Code 31460
  • 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
  • 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
  • Oxygenate: means an oxygen-containing ashless organic compound, such as an alcohol or ether, that can be used as a fuel or fuel supplement. See California Government Code 53202.25
  • Parent: means a natural parent, an adopted parent, or legal guardian. See California Education Code 49061
  • Participating party: means a person, federal or state agency, department, board, authority, or commission, state or community college, or university, or a city or county, regional agency, public district, school district, or other political entity engaged in the business or operations in the state, whether organized for profit or not for profit, that applies for financial assistance from the authority for the purpose of implementing a project. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 40093
  • permit: means a permit that is issued pursuant to Section 33222. See California Education Code 67335
  • Person: means an individual, partnership, corporation, limited liability company, association, or other group, however organized. See California Education Code 52556
  • Person: means any individual, organization, or corporate body, except that only individuals may be licensed under this chapter. See California Education Code 52336.1
  • Person: 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
  • podiatric medicine: means the diagnosis, medical, surgical, mechanical, manipulative, and electrical treatment of the human foot, including the ankle and tendons that insert into the foot and the nonsurgical treatment of the muscles and tendons of the leg governing the functions of the foot. See California Education Code 69522
  • Predatory: means an act is directed toward a stranger, a person of casual acquaintance with whom no substantial relationship exists, or an individual with whom a relationship has been established or promoted for the primary purpose of victimization. See California Welfare and Institutions Code 6600
  • preenrollment: includes the period of time during which an application package for enrollment, continued enrollment, or for the addition of or change in a location is pending. See California Welfare and Institutions Code 14043.1
  • Primary care services: means those general medical services, as determined by the director, which are not performed on an emergency, referral, or consulting basis. See California Welfare and Institutions Code 14076
  • prior law: means the applicable law as in effect prior to January 1, 1977. See California Government Code 31460
  • Process: includes all writs, warrants, summons, and orders of courts of justice, or judicial officers. See California Government Code 26660
  • Program: means an entity that provides dispute resolution. See California Education Code 52701
  • Program manager: means the staff manager of the diversion program, as designated by the executive officer of the board. See California Education Code 66903.3
  • Project: means the purposes for which a district has applied for assistance in the rehabilitation or replacement of unsafe school facilities at a given attendance center. See California Education Code 16314
  • Project: means a land, building, improvement to the land or building, rehabilitation, work, property, or structure, real or personal, stationary or mobile, including, but not limited to, machinery and equipment utilized in the state, whether or not in existence or under construction, that utilizes, or is designed to utilize, an alternative source, or that is utilized for the design, technology transfer, manufacture, production, assembly, distribution, or service of advanced transportation technologies or alternative source components. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 40093
  • Project: means a purpose for which an allocation may be requested and made under this chapter. See California Government Code 16753
  • Project: means a purpose for which an allocation may be requested and made under this chapter. See California Government Code 16941
  • Project: as used in this chapter , means the California Science Project. See California Education Code 52955
  • Provider: means an individual, partnership, group, association, corporation, institution, or entity, and the officers, directors, owners, managing employees, or agents of a partnership, group association, corporation, institution, or entity, that provides services, goods, supplies, or merchandise, directly or indirectly, including all ordering, referring, and prescribing, to a Medi-Cal beneficiary and that has been enrolled in the Medi-Cal program. See California Welfare and Institutions Code 14043.1
  • 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 report: means a preliminary public report, conditional public report, final public report, or other such disclosure document authorized for use in connection with the offering of time-share interests pursuant to this chapter. See California Education Code 16267
  • 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
  • Pupil record: means any item of information directly related to an identifiable pupil, other than directory information, that is maintained by a school district or required to be maintained by an employee in the performance of his or her duties whether recorded by handwriting, print, tapes, film, microfilm, or other means. See California Education Code 49061
  • qualified trust company: means the trust department of any state or national bank in this state or a trust company authorized to act as such in this state. See California Government Code 16625
  • Rapid transit tube: means a subaqueous tube across San Francisco Bay between the City and County of San Francisco and the County of Alameda, its approaches and fixed transit facilities, including, but not limited to, ventilation towers and equipment, tracks, and electrical distribution, control, lighting, and communication systems for the accommodation of rail rapid transit. See California Welfare and Institutions Code 14132.02
  • Reasonable value of benefits: means both of the following:

    California Welfare and Institutions Code 14124.70

  • Recovery Account: shall be deemed to refer to the Consumer Recovery Account. See California Education Code 16081
  • referral: means (1) the referral of a recipient by a provider of service to any other provider of service. See California Welfare and Institutions Code 14030
  • Refunding warrants: refers to warrants drawn by the Controller on the General Fund pursuant to this article to provide funds for the payment of reimbursement warrants bearing a fixed maturity date or warrants issued pursuant to Section 17211. See California Government Code 17240
  • Reimbursement warrants: refers to warrants drawn by the Controller on the General Fund pursuant to this article to reimburse the General Cash Revolving Fund for demands against the General Fund for which warrants were drawn against the General Cash Revolving Fund. See California Government Code 17240
  • Renewable diesel fuel: means a diesel fuel derived from nonpetroleum renewable resources. See California Government Code 53202.25
  • 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
  • Resolution of an investigation for fraud or abuse: means there is no documentation to indicate either that a charge or accusation has been filed against the provider and either (1) the investigation has not been active at any time during the previous 12 months or (2) the department has made a documented good faith effort and has been unable, for a period of 12 months, to contact an investigator or responsible representative of any agency investigating the provider. See California Welfare and Institutions Code 14043.1
  • Revenue: means all rents, receipts, purchase payments, loan repayments, and all other income or receipts derived by the authority from a project, or the sale, lease, or other disposition of alternative source or advanced transportation technology facilities, or the making of loans to finance alternative source or advanced transportation technology facilities, and any income or revenue derived from the investment of money in any fund or account of the authority. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 40093
  • Salesperson: when used without modification, means a person licensed as a salesperson under any of the provisions of this part. See California Government Code 53090
  • School district: means any school district maintaining any kindergarten or any of grades 1 to 12, inclusive, any public school providing instruction in any kindergarten or any of grades 1 to 12, inclusive, the office of the county superintendent of schools, or any special school operated by the department. See California Education Code 49061
  • Sexually violent offense: means the following acts when committed by force, violence, duress, menace, fear of immediate and unlawful bodily injury on the victim or another person, or threatening to retaliate in the future against the victim or any other person, and that are committed on, before, or after the effective date of this article and result in a conviction or a finding of not guilty by reason of insanity, as defined in subdivision (a): a felony violation of Section 261, 262, 264. See California Welfare and Institutions Code 6600
  • Sexually violent predator: means a person who has been convicted of a sexually violent offense against one or more victims and who has a diagnosed mental disorder that makes the person a danger to the health and safety of others in that it is likely that he or she will engage in sexually violent criminal behavior. See California Welfare and Institutions Code 6600
  • social services: includes in-home supportive services, protective services, and children's out-of-home care services as such services are defined by the department in order to secure maximum federal financial participation. See California Welfare and Institutions Code 12251
  • Solar device: means the equipment associated with the collection, transfer, distribution, storage, and control of solar energy. See California Government Code 17274
  • Solar energy system: means a solar energy device that has the primary purpose of providing for the collection and distribution of solar energy for the generation of electricity, that produces at least one kW, and not more than five MW, alternating current rated peak electricity, and that meets or exceeds the eligibility criteria established pursuant to Section 25782. See California Government Code 17615.5
  • Standard test: means a test conducted in accordance with the latest published standard adopted by ASTM International. See California Government Code 53202.25
  • State: means the State of California or any department, agency, or officer thereof. See California Government Code 31458.3
  • State agency: means a unit of state government, including any department, agency, board, or commission under the State of California. See California Government Code 16941
  • state agency: includes every state office, officer, department, division, bureau, board, and commission. See California Government Code 11000
  • 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 hospital: means any hospital specified in Section 4100. See California Welfare and Institutions Code 4001
  • state or local officer or employee who is responsible for the expenditure of substantial amounts of funds under Medi-Cal: means (1) the Director of the State Department of Health Services, and (2) those other state officers or employees, and those local officers or employees, who are determined by the director by regulation to be responsible for the expenditure of substantial amounts of funds under the California Medical Assistance Act and California's State Plan under Title XIX of the federal Social Security Act. See California Welfare and Institutions Code 14030
  • 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
  • surgical center: means a surgical clinic that is licensed under Section 1203 of the Health and Safety Code. See California Welfare and Institutions Code 14132.1
  • Tender: means a term of a bond that gives the holder the right to have the bond purchased from the holder at a predetermined price prior to maturity. See California Government Code 16722
  • Time-share instrument: means one or more documents, by whatever name denominated, creating or governing the operation of a time-share plan and includes the declaration dedicating accommodations to the time-share plan. See California Education Code 16267
  • 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
  • Time-share property: means one or more accommodations subject to the same time-share instrument, together with any other property or rights to property appurtenant to those accommodations. See California Education Code 16267
  • to the extent resources are available: means to the extent that funds deposited in the mental health account of the local health and welfare fund are available to an entity qualified to use those funds. See California Welfare and Institutions Code 5601
  • Toll bridge: means that certain bridge across San Francisco Bay known as the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge and the approaches thereto. See California Welfare and Institutions Code 14127.7
  • toll bridge: means a toll bridge, with at least four lanes, across Los Angeles Harbor from San Pedro at or near Boschke Slough to Terminal Island, and the approaches thereto. See California Welfare and Institutions Code 14129.5
  • tolls: include tolls, charges, rentals, rates, traffic charges, and other income and revenue actually received or receivable by, or for the account of, the district for the use and operation of equipment, rolling stocks, ferries, properties, and facilities for travel that are constructed, owned, operated, or maintained by the district. See California Welfare and Institutions Code 14103.2
  • UC campus foundation: means the following corporations organized under the laws of the State of California: University of California, Berkeley Foundation, UC Davis Foundation, the University of California, Irvine Foundation, the UCLA Foundation, University of California, Merced Foundation, UC Riverside Foundation, U. See California Education Code 51101.1
  • Unapplied money: means money in the General Fund in the treasury for which outstanding warrants have not already been drawn and which would remain in the General Fund if all outstanding warrants theretofore drawn were paid. See California Government Code 17220
  • United States: includes any department, board, agency, or officer thereof. See California Government Code 31458.3