As used in this article:

(a) “Local agency” means county, city, municipal corporation, or public district.

Terms Used In California Government Code 54141

  • City: includes "city and county" and "incorporated town" but does not include "unincorporated town" or "village. See California Education Code 19429
  • 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 19428

(b) “United States” includes any department, board, or agency thereof.

(c) “State” includes any department or agency thereof.

(Added by Stats. 1949, Ch. 81.)