§ 5220 Boards of education are elected in cities under the provisions of the …
§ 5221 Whenever the charter of a city comprising in whole or in part an …
§ 5222 Except as provided in Section 5221, whenever the charter of any city …
§ 5223 The members of any elective city board of education shall be elected …
§ 5225 Notwithstanding Section 5033, when a unified school district is …
§ 5227 In those cases in which the boundaries of the school district, high …
§ 5228 An election for members of the governing board of a community college …
§ 5229 (a) (1) If a unified school district governed by a board of …
§ 5230 In the event a newly unified district includes a chartered city, the …
§ 5231 Notwithstanding any other provision of law, when elections for school …

Terms Used In California Codes > Education Code > Title 1 > Division 1 > Part 4 > Chapter 2 > Article 2

  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • City: includes incorporated city, city and county, municipal corporation, municipality, town, and incorporated town. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 14
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Controller: means the State Controller. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 21
  • County: includes city and county. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 15
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • partnership: shall include limited liability company, registered limited liability partnership, and foreign limited liability partnership, except where the context or the specific provisions of this division otherwise require. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 28.5
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Person: includes any person, firm, partnership, general partner of a partnership, limited liability company, registered limited liability partnership, foreign limited liability partnership, association, corporation, company, syndicate, estate, trust, business trust, or organization of any kind. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 19
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Property: includes both personal and real property. See California Code of Civil Procedure 17
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.