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Article 1 General Provisions 12350 – 12355
Article 2 Selection, Removal and Resignation of Directors 12360 – 12364
Article 3 Standards of Conduct 12370 – 12377

Terms Used In California Codes > Corporations Code > Title 1 > Division 3 > Part 2 > Chapter 2

  • Acquire: includes purchase, condemnation, lease, and gift. See California Government Code 31895.5
  • 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
  • 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
  • Age: refers to the chronological age of any individual who has reached a 40th birthday. See California Government Code 31644
  • Agency head: means the individual responsible for the overall operations of a state agency. See California Government Code 31652
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Baldwin Hills area: means the land area currently within the Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area, the Baldwin Hills community, the surrounding property bordered on the south by Slauson Avenue, and on the east by La Brea Avenue, including the approximately 21 acres of land zoned RE40 and bordered by La Brea Avenue on the east, Don Alberto Place to the south, and Don Ricardo Drive on the north, and including a spur of land extending from Stocker Street to an area between La Brea Avenue and Crenshaw Boulevard, as designated on the Baldwin Hills Conservancy Map, dated March 1, 2001. See California Government Code 31580.2
  • Board: means the governing board of the San Joaquin River Conservancy. See California Government Code 31552
  • Board: means the governing board of the Baldwin Hills Conservancy. See California Government Code 31580.2
  • Board: means the governing board of the San Gabriel and Lower Los Angeles Rivers and Mountains Conservancy. See California Government Code 31595.1
  • Board: means the State Public Works Board. See California Government Code 31895.5
  • board: means the California Victim Compensation Board. See California Government Code 31654
  • 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
  • Bonds: means revenue bonds, notes, including commercial paper notes or other forms of negotiable short-term indebtedness, or bond anticipation notes issued to finance prison facilities, interest during construction of prison facilities, reserve funds, and costs of issuance of the bonds, as the board may determine. See California Government Code 31521.1
  • Civil engineer: as used in this chapter means a professional engineer in the branch of civil engineering and refers to one who practices or offers to practice civil engineering in any of its phases. See California Government Code 27491.41
  • 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
  • Conservancy: means the San Joaquin River Conservancy. See California Government Code 31552
  • Conservancy: means the Baldwin Hills Conservancy. See California Government Code 31580.2
  • Conservancy: means the San Gabriel and Lower Los Angeles Rivers and Mountains Conservancy. See California Government Code 31595.1
  • Construction: includes the extension, enlargement, repair, renovation, restoration, improvement, furnishing, and equipping of any public building. See California Government Code 31895.5
  • 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
  • Corporation: as used in this part means a corporation which is organized under, or subject to this part, including a central organization. See California Corporations Code 12232
  • Council: means the Fair Employment and Housing Council and "council member" means a member of the council. See California Government Code 31643
  • County Tribal Casino Account: means an account consisting of all moneys paid by tribes of that county into the Indian Gaming Special Distribution Fund after deduction of the amounts appropriated pursuant to the priorities specified in Section 12012. See California Government Code 31639.25
  • Court of competent jurisdiction: means a state or federal court situated in California. See California Government Code 31452.65
  • creed: include all aspects of religious belief, observance, and practice, including religious dress and grooming practices. See California Government Code 31644
  • Department: means the Department of Fair Employment and Housing. See California Government Code 31643
  • department: refer to the Director and Department of Finance, respectively, unless the context otherwise requires. See California Government Code 13001
  • Director: means the Director of Fair Employment and Housing. See California Government Code 31643
  • Directors: means natural persons, designated in the articles or bylaws or elected by the incorporators, and their successors and natural persons designated, elected, or appointed by any other name or title to act as members of the governing body of the corporation. See California Corporations Code 12233
  • disaster: means a war or enemy-caused calamity, such as an attack by nuclear weapons, which renders unavailable the Lieutenant Governor, or the Attorney General, or the Secretary of State, or the Treasurer, or the Controller. See California Government Code 31629
  • Discrimination: includes refusal to sell, rent, or lease housing accommodations. See California Government Code 31646.1
  • effective date: means January 1, 1977. See California Government Code 31460
  • Electrical engineer: as used in this chapter means a professional engineer in the branch of electrical engineering and refers to one who practices or offers to practice electrical engineering in any of its phases. See California Government Code 27491.43
  • Employer: includes any person regularly employing five or more persons, or any person acting as an agent of an employer, directly or indirectly, the state or any political or civil subdivision of the state, and cities, except as follows:

    California Government Code 31644

  • 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
  • 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
  • Fund: means the Victims of Corporate Fraud Compensation Fund created by Section 2280. See California Government Code 31452.65
  • Fund: means the Baldwin Hills Conservancy Fund created pursuant to subdivision (b) of Section 32574. See California Government Code 31580.2
  • Gender: means sex, and includes a person's gender identity and gender expression. See California Government Code 31644
  • Gender expression: means a person's gender-related appearance and behavior whether or not stereotypically associated with the person's assigned sex at birth. See California Government Code 31644
  • Genetic information: includes any request for, or receipt of, genetic services, or participation in clinical research that includes genetic services, by an individual or any family member of the individual. See California Government Code 31644
  • Housing accommodation: means any building, structure, or portion thereof that is occupied as, or intended for occupancy as, a residence by one or more families and any vacant land that is offered for sale or lease for the construction thereon of any building, structure, or portion thereof intended to be so occupied. See California Government Code 31646.1
  • improve: means reconstruct, replace, extend, repair, better, equip, develop, embellish, or otherwise improve. See California Government Code 31461
  • Individual Tribal Casino Accounts: means an account for each individual tribe that has paid money into the Indian Gaming Special Distribution Fund. See California Government Code 31639.25
  • internal control: means a process, including a continuous built-in component of operations, effected by a state agency's oversight body, management, and other personnel that provide reasonable assurance that the state agency's objectives will be achieved. See California Government Code 31651
  • 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
  • law: includes the charter of any local agency. See California Government Code 31459.1
  • Lease-purchase financing: means the financing of prison facilities from the proceeds of the sale of bonds authorized by the board. See California Government Code 31521.1
  • legislative body: means :

    California Government Code 31472

  • 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 jurisdiction: means any city, county, or special district. See California Government Code 31639.25
  • Mechanical engineer: as used in this chapter means a professional engineer in the branch of mechanical engineering and refers to one who practices or offers to practice mechanical engineering in any of its phases. See California Government Code 27491.44
  • Medical condition: means either of the following:

    California Government Code 31644

  • 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 disability: includes , but is not limited to, all of the following:

    California Government Code 31644

  • Military and veteran status: means a member or veteran of the United States Armed Forces, United States Armed Forces Reserve, the United States National Guard, and the California National Guard. See California Government Code 31644
  • Monitoring: means the activities management establishes and operates to assess the quality of performance over time and promptly resolve the findings of audits and other reviews. See California Government Code 31651
  • 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
  • Nonprofit organization: means an exempt organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. See California Government Code 31552
  • Nonprofit organization: means an exempt organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. See California Government Code 31580.2
  • 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
  • On the bases enumerated in this part: means or refers to discrimination on the basis of one or more of the following: race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, age, sexual orientation, or military and veteran status. See California Government Code 31644
  • Open educational resources: include , but are not limited to, full courses, course materials, modules, textbooks, faculty-created content, streaming videos, tests, software, and any other tools, materials, or techniques used to support access to knowledge. See California Government Code 31585
  • Parkway: means the San Joaquin River Parkway, as described in Section 32510. See California Government Code 31552
  • 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
  • Person: includes one or more individuals, partnerships, associations, corporations, limited liability companies, legal representatives, trustees, trustees in bankruptcy, and receivers or other fiduciaries. See California Government Code 31643
  • Physical disability: includes , but is not limited to, all of the following:

    California Government Code 31644

  • prior law: means the applicable law as in effect prior to January 1, 1977. See California Government Code 31460
  • Prison facilities lease: means any lease of a prison facility entered into by the Director of Corrections with the board pursuant to this chapter. See California Government Code 31521.1
  • Prison facility: means real property, fixtures, furnishings, equipment, and related improvements for the following facilities:

    California Government Code 31521.1

  • Process: includes all writs, warrants, summons, and orders of courts of justice, or judicial officers. See California Government Code 26660
  • 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
  • Property: includes all property, real, personal or mixed, tangible or intangible, or any interest therein necessary or desirable for carrying out the purposes of this part. See California Government Code 31895.5
  • Public building: includes any structure, building, facility, or work that a state agency has jurisdiction of, or is authorized to design or construct, including, but not limited to, infrastructure, parking lots, landscaping, and other ancillary facilities, including furnishings and equipment, incidental to the use of any building, and also includes the site thereof, and any easements or rights of way appurtenant thereto or necessary for its full use. See California Government Code 31895.5
  • Religious corporation: means any corporation formed under, or otherwise subject to, Part 4 (commencing with Section 9110) or Part 6 (commencing with Section 10000) of Division 2 of Title 1 of the Corporations Code, and also includes a corporation that is formed primarily or exclusively for religious purposes under the laws of any other state to administer the affairs of an organized religious group and that is not organized for private profit. See California Government Code 31646
  • Religious duties: means duties of employment connected with carrying on the religious activities of a religious corporation or association. See California Government Code 31646
  • 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
  • Sex: includes , but is not limited to, the following:

    California Government Code 31644

  • Sexual orientation: means heterosexuality, homosexuality, and bisexuality. See California Government Code 31644
  • Source of income: means lawful, verifiable income paid directly to a tenant or paid to a representative of a tenant. See California Government Code 31646.1
  • State: means the State of California or any department, agency, or officer thereof. See California Government Code 31458.3
  • State agency: includes any state office, officer, department, division, bureau, board, commission, organization, or agency including, without limitation, the University of California, the California State University, the California Community Colleges, and the Judicial Council. See California Government Code 31895.5
  • State agency: means every entity included in subdivision (a) of Section 11000 and the California State University. See California Government Code 31652
  • state agency: includes every state office, officer, department, division, bureau, board, and commission. See California Government Code 11000
  • Territory: means the land in the Baldwin Hills area that is under the jurisdiction of the conservancy. See California Government Code 31580.2
  • Territory: means the territory of the conservancy that consists of those portions of Los Angeles County and Orange County located within the San Gabriel River and its tributaries, the lower Los Angeles River and its tributaries, and the San Gabriel Mountains, including, without limitation, all of the following:

    California Government Code 31595.1

  • this law: refer to the applicable provisions of this division unless the context otherwise requires. See California Government Code 31511.3
  • Unavailable: means that any such officer is either killed, missing or so seriously injured as to be unable to perform his duties. See California Government Code 31629
  • United States: includes any department, board, agency, or officer thereof. See California Government Code 31458.3