§ 88060 Any community college district adopting the provisions of this …
§ 88061 In any district in which the procedure set forth in this article has …
§ 88063 In any district that has adopted the provisions of this article there …
§ 88063.5 Notwithstanding Section 88063 or any other provision of law, in the …
§ 88064 (a) To be eligible for appointment or reappointment to the …
§ 88065 One member of the commission shall be appointed by the governing …
§ 88066 (a) Within 30 days after adoption of the system the governing …
§ 88067 Appointees to a commission in a district which has newly adopted the …
§ 88068 (a) Appointment to vacancies occurring subsequent to the initial …
§ 88069 (a) (1) After January 1, 2001, the classified employees of …
§ 88070 The governing board may authorize payment to members of the …
§ 88071 In a community college district with an average daily attendance in …
§ 88072 The governing board shall provide the commission with suitable office …
§ 88073 The commission shall prepare an annual budget for its own office …
§ 88075 The commission may, with respect to the staff of the commission, …
§ 88076 (a) The commission shall classify all employees and positions …
§ 88077 Nothing contained in Section 88076 shall be interpreted to exclude …
§ 88078 In addition to the exemptions authorized in Section 88076, there …
§ 88079 If the governing board of any community college district establishes …
§ 88080 (a) The commission shall prescribe and, amend, and interpret …
§ 88081 (a) The rules shall provide for the procedures to be followed by …
§ 88082 The rules of the commission and copies of this article shall be …
§ 88083 The commission may classify as apprentice positions certain positions …
§ 88084 The commission shall appoint a personnel director within 90 days …
§ 88085 Notwithstanding the provisions of Section 88084, the personnel …
§ 88086 (a) The personnel director shall be responsible to the …
§ 88086.5 Sections 88022, 88023, 88160, 88198, 88199, 88201, and 88202 are …
§ 88087 The commission shall recommend to the governing board salary …
§ 88088 Any person who has been continuously employed in a position defined …
§ 88089 All persons who have been continuously employed by a community …
§ 88090 Any employee serving in an academic position whose position is by …
§ 88091 (a) All vacancies in the classified service shall be filled …
§ 88092 Examinations shall be administered objectively and shall consist of …
§ 88093 Examination records, including any recordings and the rating sheet of …
§ 88095 The governing board shall fix the duties of all positions a part of …
§ 88096 Appointments may be made from other than the first two or three, as …
§ 88097 Written notices concerning tests, vacancies, transfer opportunities, …
§ 88098 A regular employee who is determined by the governing board to be …
§ 88099 The commission shall, by rule, provide for an open competitive …
§ 88100 The commission may by rule provide for the competition of academic …
§ 88101 The commission shall, by rule, provide for an open competitive …
§ 88102 In any community college district which has geographical boundaries …
§ 88103 When an open competitive examination and a promotional examination …
§ 88104 (a) When all of the positions in a class are reclassified to a …
§ 88104.5 No position classification or reclassification plan which would …
§ 88105 Whenever the appointing power requires the appointment of a person to …
§ 88106 When no eligibility list exists for a position in the classified …
§ 88107 The personnel commission may authorize the extension of a provisional …
§ 88108 Successive provisional appointments of 90 working days or less each …
§ 88109 The appointing power may, to prevent the stoppage of public business …
§ 88110 Combinations of successive eligibility lists may be made during their …
§ 88111 The commission may by rule provide for the continuous examination of …
§ 88112 No questions relating to political or religious opinions or …
§ 88113 “Veteran” as used in this article means any person who has served in …
§ 88114 “Disabled veteran” as used in this article means any veteran, as …
§ 88115 In the case of all entrance examinations, veterans with 30 days or …
§ 88116 (a) Whenever, during the absence of an employee of a community …
§ 88117 (a) A person laid off because of lack of work or lack of funds …
§ 88119 Eligibility lists shall be established for a period of not less than …
§ 88120 A person who has served an initial probationary period in a class not …
§ 88121 No person in the permanent classified service shall be demoted or …
§ 88122 In addition to any causes for suspension or dismissal which are …
§ 88123 For reasonable causes, an employee may be suspended without pay for …
§ 88124 Any employee in the permanent classified service who has been …
§ 88125 The commission shall investigate the matter on appeal and may require …
§ 88126 If the commission sustains the employee, it may order paid all or …
§ 88127 Classified employees shall be subject to layoff for lack of work or …
§ 88128 Any permanent classified employee of a community college district, …
§ 88129 No warrant shall be drawn by or on behalf of the governing board of …
§ 88130 The commission may conduct hearings, subpoena witnesses, require the …
§ 88131 The commission may authorize a hearing officer or other …
§ 88132 The legal counsel of the governing board shall aid and represent the …
§ 88136 Any person who willfully, or through culpable negligence, violates …
§ 88137 In every community college district coterminous with the boundaries …
§ 88138 A merit (civil service) system within a community college district …
§ 88139 If the majority of the qualified electors vote to terminate the merit …

Terms Used In California Codes > Education Code > Title 3 > Division 7 > Part 51 > Chapter 4 > Article 3

  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Affirmed: In the practice of the appellate courts, the decree or order is declared valid and will stand as rendered in the lower court.
  • 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.
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • 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.
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Armed forces: means the United States Air Force, Army, Navy, Marine Corps, or Coast Guard. See California Education Code 88113
  • Attorney-in-fact: A person who, acting as an agent, is given written authorization by another person to transact business for him (her) out of court.
  • ballot: means any of the following:

    California Education Code 88078

  • Ballot title and summary: means the summary of the chief purpose and points including the fiscal impact summary of any measure that appears in the state voter information guide. See California Education Code 88083
  • board: means any entity listed in Section 101, the entities referred to in Sections 1000 and 3600, the State Bar, the Bureau of Real Estate, and any other state agency that issues a license, certificate, or registration authorizing a person to engage in a business or profession. See California Education Code 17352
  • Board: means the Respiratory Care Board of California. See California Education Code 88066
  • candidate: includes any officeholder who is subject to a recall election. See California Education Code 88085
  • Circulating title and summary: means the text that is required to be placed on a petition for signatures that is either one of the following:

    California Education Code 88083

  • City: includes city and county. See California Education Code 17322
  • Classification: means that each position in the classified service shall have a designated title, a regular minimum number of assigned hours per day, days per week, and months per year, a specific statement of the duties required to be performed by the employees in each such position, and the regular monthly salary ranges for each such position. See California Education Code 88001
  • Clerk: means the county elections official, registrar of voters, city clerk, or other officer or board charged with the duty of conducting any election. See California Education Code 88087
  • Common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • County: includes city and county. See California Education Code 17321
  • County: includes city and county. See California Education Code 19958
  • County officer: means any elected officer enumerated in Division 2 (commencing with Section 24000) of Title 3 of the Government Code. See California Education Code 88093
  • 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.
  • Demotion: means assignment to an inferior position or status without the employee's written voluntary consent. See California Education Code 88001
  • Department: means the Department of Consumer Affairs. See California Education Code 88066
  • Department: means the Department of Food and Agriculture. See California Education Code 19959
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • Disciplinary action: includes any action whereby an employee is deprived of any classification or any incident of any classification in which he or she has permanence, including dismissal, suspension, demotion, or any reassignment, without his or her voluntary consent, except a layoff for lack of work or lack of funds. See California Education Code 88001
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Election: means any election including a primary that is provided for under this code. See California Education Code 88097
  • Elections official: means any of the following:

    California Education Code 88100

  • Elector: means a person who is a United States citizen 18 years of age or older and, except as specified in subdivision (b), is a resident of an election precinct in this state on or before the day of an election. See California Education Code 88101
  • Embezzlement: In most states, embezzlement is defined as theft/larceny of assets (money or property) by a person in a position of trust or responsibility over those assets. Embezzlement typically occurs in the employment and corporate settings. Source: OCC
  • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • General election: means either of the following:

    California Education Code 88104

  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Indictment: The formal charge issued by a grand jury stating that there is enough evidence that the defendant committed the crime to justify having a trial; it is used primarily for felonies.
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Judicial officer: means any Justice of the Supreme Court, justice of a court of appeal, or judge of the superior court. See California Education Code 88106
  • 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.
  • license: means license, certificate, registration, or other means to engage in a business or profession regulated by this code or referred to in Section 1000 or 3600. See California Education Code 17330
  • Licensee: means a person or entity, other than a corporation, authorized by a license, certificate, registration, or other means to engage in a business or profession regulated by this code or referred to in Section 1000 or 3600. See California Education Code 17351
  • Licensing board: means any board, as defined in Section 22, the State Bar of California, and the Department of Real Estate. See California Education Code 17351
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Measure: means any constitutional amendment or other proposition submitted to a popular vote at any election. See California Education Code 88108
  • Medical director: means a physician and surgeon who is a member of a health care facility's active medical staff and who is knowledgeable in respiratory care. See California Education Code 88066
  • Military or overseas voter: means an elector absent from the county in which he or she is otherwise eligible to vote who is any of the following:

    California Education Code 88076

  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Nolo contendere: No contest-has the same effect as a plea of guilty, as far as the criminal sentence is concerned, but may not be considered as an admission of guilt for any other purpose.
  • Nominate: means the selection, at a state-conducted primary election, of candidates who are entitled by law to participate in the general election for that office, but does not mean any other lawful mechanism that a political party may adopt for the purposes of choosing the candidate who is preferred by the party for a nonpartisan or voter-nominated office. See California Education Code 88112
  • Oath: includes affirmation. See California Education Code 17324
  • Oath: includes affirmation. See California Education Code 88115
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Oral argument: An opportunity for lawyers to summarize their position before the court and also to answer the judges' questions.
  • Paper cast vote record: means an auditable document that corresponds to the selection made on the voter's ballot and lists the contests on the ballot and the voter's selections for those contests. See California Education Code 88086
  • Party: means a political party or organization that has qualified for participation in any primary or presidential general election. See California Education Code 88122
  • permanent employee: includes tenure in the classification in which the employee passed the required probationary period and includes all of the incidents of that classification. See California Education Code 88001
  • Person: means any individual, partnership, association, corporation, limited liability company, or any organized group of persons whether incorporated or not. See California Education Code 19963
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.
  • Polling place: means a location where a voter casts a ballot and includes the following terms, as applicable: poll, polling location, and vote center. See California Education Code 88123
  • Power of attorney: A written instrument which authorizes one person to act as another's agent or attorney. The power of attorney may be for a definite, specific act, or it may be general in nature. The terms of the written power of attorney may specify when it will expire. If not, the power of attorney usually expires when the person granting it dies. Source: OCC
  • Precinct: means a geographical area within a county that is made up of voters and is formed pursuant to Chapter 3 (commencing with Section 12200) of Division 12. See California Education Code 88124
  • Primary election: includes all primary nominating elections provided for by this code. See California Education Code 88127
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Punchcard: means a tabulating card on which the voter may record his or her vote by punching, marking, or slotting. See California Education Code 88130
  • Punching: includes marking a ballot card to record a vote. See California Education Code 88131
  • Recess: A temporary interruption of the legislative business.
  • Reclassification: means the upgrading of a position to a higher classification as a result of the gradual increase of the duties being performed by the incumbent in that position. See California Education Code 88001
  • Recourse: An arrangement in which a bank retains, in form or in substance, any credit risk directly or indirectly associated with an asset it has sold (in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles) that exceeds a pro rata share of the bank's claim on the asset. If a bank has no claim on an asset it has sold, then the retention of any credit risk is recourse. Source: FDIC
  • Regular election: is a n election, the specific time for the holding of which is prescribed by law. See California Education Code 88136
  • 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.
  • Respiratory care: includes "respiratory therapy" or "inhalation therapy" where those terms mean respiratory care. See California Education Code 88066
  • Respiratory therapy school: means a program reviewed and approved by the board. See California Education Code 88066
  • Secretary: means the Secretary of Food and Agriculture. See California Education Code 19961
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • Signature: includes either of the following:

    California Education Code 88166

  • Software: includes all programs, voting devices, cards, ballot cards or papers, operating manuals or instructions, test procedures, printouts, and other nonmechanical or nonelectrical items necessary to the operation of a voting system. See California Education Code 88167
  • Special election: is a n election, the specific time for the holding of which is not prescribed by law. See California Education Code 88167.5
  • Spouse: includes "registered domestic partner" as required by Section 297. See California Education Code 88168
  • State: means the State of California, unless applied to the different parts of the United States. See California Education Code 17325
  • State agency: includes every state office, officer, department, division, bureau, board, authority, and commission. See California Education Code 88066
  • Statewide election: is a n election held throughout the state. See California Education Code 88180
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Subdivision: means a subdivision of the section in which that term occurs, unless some other section is expressly mentioned. See California Education Code 17319
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Temporary restraining order: Prohibits a person from an action that is likely to cause irreparable harm. This differs from an injunction in that it may be granted immediately, without notice to the opposing party, and without a hearing. It is intended to last only until a hearing can be held.
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.
  • Verdict: The decision of a petit jury or a judge.
  • Veteran: as used in this article means any person who has served in the United States armed forces in time of war, or national emergency declared by the President of the United States of America, and who has been discharged or released under conditions other than dishonorable, proof of which shall be submitted to the commission at the time of the examination. See California Education Code 88113
  • Vote center: means a location established for holding elections that offers the services described in Sections 2170, 4005, and 4007. See California Education Code 88181
  • Voter: means any elector who is registered under this code. See California Education Code 88183
  • Voter-nominated office: means a congressional or state elective office for which a candidate may choose to have his or her party preference or lack of party preference indicated upon the ballot. See California Education Code 88185
  • Voting device: means any device used in conjunction with a ballot card or cards to indicate the choice of the voter by marking, punching, or slotting the ballot card. See California Education Code 88186
  • Voting system: means a mechanical, electromechanical, or electronic system and its software, or any combination of these used for casting a ballot, tabulating votes, or both. See California Education Code 88191