Sections
Chapter 1 Advisory Body Repeal 8000 – 8001
Chapter 2 Nevada Compact 8100 – 8101
Chapter 2.6 California-Nevada Interstate Compact Commission 8130 – 8140
Chapter 2.7 Federal Old Age and Survivors’ Insurance 8150
Chapter 2.8 Capitol Area Planning 8160 – 8194
Chapter 2.9 Confederate Flag 8195
Chapter 3 Notaries Public 8200 – 8230
Chapter 3.1 Commission on the Status of Women and Girls 8240 – 8250.1
Chapter 3.2 Citizens Redistricting Commission 8251 – 8253.6
Chapter 3.3 Commission on Asian and Pacific Islander American Affairs 8255 – 8259.5
Chapter 3.5 Law Reform 8280 – 8298
Chapter 4 Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Commission 8300
Chapter 5 Miscellaneous 8310 – 8317
Chapter 5.1 Citizen Complaint Act of 1997 8330 – 8332
Chapter 5.2 Grant Information Act of 1999 8333 – 8334
Chapter 5.4 Automated External Defibrillators in State Buildings 8345
Chapter 5.5 Drug-Free Workplace 8350 – 8357
Chapter 5.6 CaliforniaVolunteers 8400
Chapter 6 The Milton Marks Commission on California State Government Organization and Economy 8501 – 8542
Chapter 6.5 California State Auditor 8543 – 8548.9
Chapter 7 California Emergency Services Act 8550 – 8668
Chapter 7.4 Oil Spill Response and Contingency Planning 8670.1 – 8670.73
Chapter 7.5 California Disaster Assistance Act 8680 – 8692
Chapter 7.6 Economic Disaster Act of 1984 8695 – 8697.5
Chapter 7.8 Shelter Crisis 8698 – 8698.4
Chapter 8 Office of California-Mexico Affairs 8700 – 8709
Chapter 8.5 Mexican Repatriation 8720 – 8723
Chapter 8.8 California Museum of Latino History, Art, and Culture 8740 – 8743
Chapter 9 Art 8750 – 8756
Chapter 9.2 State-Designated Cultural Districts 8758 – 8758.1
Chapter 9.5 California Poet Laureate 8760 – 8765
Chapter 10 Public Broadcasting Act of 1975 8800 – 8846
Chapter 11 The Public Works Project Peer Review Act of 2013 8847 – 8848
Chapter 11.5 California Debt and Investment Advisory Commission 8855 – 8859
Chapter 11.8 California Debt Limit Allocation Committee 8869.80 – 8869.94
Chapter 12 Seismic Safety Commission Act 8870 – 8870.95
Chapter 12.1 The California Earthquake Hazards Reduction Act 8871 – 8871.5
Chapter 12.2 Building Earthquake Safety 8875 – 8875.95
Chapter 12.3 Center for Earthquake Engineering Research 8876.1 – 8876.9
Chapter 12.4 Disaster Recovery Reconstruction Act of 1986 8877.1 – 8877.6
Chapter 12.45 California Earthquake Safety and Housing Rehabilitation Bond Act of 1988 8878.15 – 8878.35
Chapter 12.47 Earthquake Safety and Public Buildings Rehabilitation Bond Act of 1990 8878.50 – 8878.126
Chapter 12.48 Seismic Retrofit Bond Act of 1996 8879 – 8879.16
Chapter 12.49 The Highway Safety, Traffic Reduction, Air Quality, and Port Security Bond Act of 2006 8879.20 – 8879.37
Chapter 12.491 Implementation of the Highway Safety, Traffic Reduction, Air Quality, and Port Security Bond Act of 2006 8879.50 – 8879.79
Chapter 12.5 [California State Lottery Act of 1984] 8880 – 8880.72
Chapter 13 California Broadband Council 8885 – 8889
Chapter 13.4 Hazardous Building Wall Anchorage Law 8893 – 8893.5
Chapter 13.5 Buildings With Concrete or Reinforced Masonry Column or Wall Construction 8894 – 8894.3
Chapter 13.8 Residential Strengthening-Seismic Safety 8897 – 8897.5
Chapter 14 Earthquake Research Evaluation Conference and Five-Year Statewide Research Plan 8899.18 – 8899.24

Terms Used In California Codes > Government Code > Title 2 > Division 1

  • Access area: means any paved walkway or sidewalk which is within 50 feet of an automated teller machine. See California Government Code 25691
  • Accessories: when used in connection with an antenna or rotator installation or repair, includes, but is not limited to, masts, towers, clamps, guy wires, eye hooks, standoff insulators, roof saddles, vent pipe mounts, chimney mount kits, signal amplifiers/boosters, multiset couplers, transmission lines, control cables, directional control units, and other devices as may be used from time to time to effect installation or repair. See California Government Code 25105
  • Accredited agency: means an agency that has been accredited by an accrediting entity, in accordance with the standards in Subpart F (commencing with Section 96. See California Health and Safety Code 106705
  • Acquire: means acquisition by purchase, grant, gift, or any other lawful means. See California Government Code 12962
  • Acquire: includes acquisition by gift, purchase, lease, eminent domain, or otherwise. See California Government Code 12271
  • Acquiring district: means a district in which all, or a part of, a state-aided district or an applicant district has been included. See California Education Code 15780
  • act: as used in this division , means the Improvement Bond Act of 1915. See California Penal Code 18780
  • Action: means an action for partition under this title. See California Education Code 18703
  • action: as used in this Title is to be construed, whenever it is necessary so to do, as including a special proceeding of a civil nature. See California Government Code 13103
  • Action: includes a civil action and a special proceeding of a civil nature. See California Government Code 14105.6
  • 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, report, resolution, order, or recommendation. See California Education Code 89305.4
  • Administrative agency: means the state agency responsible for programming bond funds made available by Chapter 12. See California Government Code 12099.1
  • Administrative director: means the Administrative Director of the Division of Workers' Compensation. See California Government Code 12580
  • 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
  • administrator: means a person who performs or arranges the collection, maintenance, or disbursement of moneys to compensate any party for claims or repairs pursuant to a service contract, and who also performs or arranges any of the following activities on behalf of service contract sellers:

    California Government Code 26026

  • Administrator: means the senior executive appointed to operate a home. See California Government Code 14000.6
  • Administrator: means the Administrator of Local Agency Security of the State of California. See California Government Code 53630
  • Adoption service: means any of the following services:

    California Health and Safety Code 106705

  • Adult: means an individual 18 years of age or older. See California Government Code 53635.7
  • advertisement: means any communication, disseminated by television or radio, by any print medium, including, but not limited to, newspapers and billboards, or by means of a mailing directed generally to members of the public and not to a specific person, that solicits employment of legal services provided by a member, and is directed to the general public and is paid for by, or on the behalf of, an attorney. See California Government Code 25660
  • advisory body: means any committee, council, task force, board, panel, or other governmental entity. See California Health and Safety Code 6691
  • Affected county: means any county which contains or would contain territory which is the subject of a boundary change. See California Government Code 14050
  • Affected county: means a county in which any land of the district or agency is situated. See California Education Code 88244
  • Affected county: means each county from which territory is proposed to be transferred to create a new county. See California Government Code 14181
  • Affected county: means each county which is proposed to be part of a consolidated county or which is consolidated with one or more counties. See California Government Code 14669.8
  • Affected territory: means any unincorporated area which is proposed to be transferred from one county to another. See California Government Code 14050
  • Affirmative actions: means any activity for the purpose of eliminating discrimination in housing accommodations because of race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, ancestry, familial status, or disability. See California Government Code 31646.1
  • affordable price: means , in the case of a purchaser, other than a lower income household, the price for residential property for which the purchaser's monthly payments will not exceed that portion of the purchasing household's adjusted income as determined in accordance with the regulations of the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development, issued pursuant to Section 235 of the National Housing Act. See California Government Code 54236
  • affordable rent: means , in the case of an occupant person or family, other than a person or family of low or moderate income, rent for residential property that is not more than 25 percent of the occupant household's gross monthly income, and in the case of an occupant person or family of low or moderate income, rent for residential property that is not more than the percentage of the adjusted income of the occupant person or family as permitted under regulations of the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development issued pursuant to Section 8 of the United States Housing Act of 1937, but not in excess of the market rental value for comparable property. See California Government Code 54236
  • Affordable rental housing: means a rental housing development, as defined in subdivision (d) of Section 50675. See California Government Code 12098.4
  • Age: refers to the chronological age of any individual who has reached a 40th birthday. See California Government Code 31644
  • Agency: means any statewide office, nonelective officer, department, division, bureau, board, commission or agency in the executive branch of the state government, except that it shall not apply to any agency whose primary function is service to the Legislature or judicial branches of state government or to any agency that is administered by an elective officer. See California Government Code 12080
  • Agency: means a division, department, bureau, commission, board, council, city, county, city and county, district, or other political subdivision of the state, but does not include a school district. See California Health and Safety Code 8012
  • agency: means any city, county, district, joint powers authority, or other political subdivision of the state involved with water management. See California Health and Safety Code 116980
  • agency: means any district or agency of the type designated by and formed pursuant to the provisions of any principal act that incorporates this part. See California Education Code 88244
  • Agent of depository: means a trust company or trust department of a state or national bank located in this state, including the trust department of a depository where authorized, and the Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco, which is authorized to act as an agent of depository for the purposes of this article pursuant to Section 53657. See California Government Code 53630
  • Aggrieved person: includes any person who claims to have been injured by a discriminatory housing practice or believes that the person will be injured by a discriminatory housing practice that is about to occur. See California Government Code 31646.1
  • Aid-in-dying drug: means a drug determined and prescribed by a physician for a qualified individual, which the qualified individual may choose to self-administer to bring about his or her death due to a terminal disease. See California Government Code 53635.7
  • air gauge knife: means a device that appears to be an air gauge but has concealed within it a pointed, metallic shaft that is designed to be a stabbing instrument which is exposed by mechanical action or gravity which locks into place when extended. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 30176
  • Alternative energy equipment: means alternative energy equipment, as defined in subdivision (d) of Section 15814. See California Government Code 14710
  • ammunition: includes , but is not limited to, any bullet, cartridge, magazine, clip, speed loader, autoloader, or projectile capable of being fired from a firearm with a deadly consequence. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 30176.1
  • ammunition vendor: means any person, firm, corporation, or other business enterprise that holds a current ammunition vendor license issued pursuant to Section 30385. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 30176.2
  • Amusement ride: includes the business of operating bungee jumping services or providing services to facilitate bungee jumping, but does not include slides, playground equipment, coin-operated devices or conveyances which operate directly on the ground or on the surface or pavement directly on the ground or the operation of amusement devices of a permanent nature. See California Government Code 13305
  • Antenna: includes , but is not limited to, a resonant device designed especially for the purpose of capturing electromagnetic energy transmitted by direct satellite or commercial radio or television broadcasting facilities. See California Government Code 25105
  • Appeals board: means the Workers' Compensation Appeals Board. See California Government Code 13079
  • Appeals board: means the Occupational Safety and Health Appeals Board, within the department. See California Public Utilities Code 103451
  • Appeals board: means the Workers' Compensation Appeals Board. See California Government Code 12580
  • Appliance repair industry: means those activities defined in paragraph (4) of subdivision (f). See California Government Code 25105
  • application to purchase: means either of the following:

    California Revenue and Taxation Code 30178.1

  • Apportionment: means an apportionment made under this chapter unless the context otherwise requires. See California Education Code 15701
  • Apportionment: means an apportionment made under this chapter unless the context otherwise requires. See California Education Code 16002
  • apprentice: as used in this chapter , means a person at least 16 years of age who has entered into a written agreement, in this chapter called an "apprentice agreement" with an employer or program sponsor. See California Government Code 12975
  • Approved county: means the territory to be included in a new county after the registered voters in the affected county or counties have approved the creation of such a new county at a primary election, pursuant to Article 4 (commencing with Section 23350), but before an election is held for purposes of determining the location of the county seat and the selection of county officers for such new county, pursuant to Article 4. See California Government Code 14181
  • Approved program: means a program for the education of physician assistants that has been formally approved by the board. See California Education Code 87454
  • Approved safety pool cover: means a manually or power-operated safety pool cover that meets all of the performance standards of the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM), in compliance with standard F1346-91. See California Health and Safety Code 115921
  • Archival value: means the ongoing usefulness or significance of a record based on the administrative, legal, fiscal, evidential, or historical information it contains, justifying its permanent preservation. See California Government Code 12271
  • area median income: means median household income, adjusted for family size as determined in accordance with the regulations of the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development issued pursuant to Section 235 of the National Housing Act, as amended (Public Law 90-448), for the standard metropolitan statistical area (SMSA), in which surplus residential property to be disposed of pursuant to this article is located, or the county in which the property is located, if it is outside an SMSA. See California Government Code 54236
  • Area of continual excavation: means a location where excavation is part of the normal business activities of agricultural operations and flood control facilities. See California Penal Code 20590
  • Armed forces: means the United States Air Force, Army, Navy, Marine Corps, or Coast Guard. See California Education Code 88113
  • assault weapon: means the following designated semiautomatic firearms:

    California Penal Code 30510

  • assessment level: means the estimated gross dollar amount received by assessment from all assessed businesses on an annual basis, and "assessment formula" means the allocation method used within each industry segment (for example, percentage of gross revenue or percentage of transaction charges). See California Government Code 13995.60
  • Assessor: as used in this part , means the assessor of a district. See California Public Utilities Code 381.2
  • assignment order: means an order made under Section 3761. See California Government Code 53644
  • Assistance: means direct financial assistance for a multifamily housing development, including, but not limited to, assistance provided pursuant to this division by the department or agency, and mortgage and construction financing provided by a public agency. See California Government Code 54660
  • Assisted reproduction: means conception by any means other than sexual intercourse. See California Health and Safety Code 104181
  • Assisted reproduction agreement: means a written contract that includes a person who intends to be the legal parent of a child or children born through assisted reproduction and that defines the terms of the relationship between the parties to the contract. See California Health and Safety Code 104181
  • Association: includes any lodge, order, beneficial association, fraternal or beneficial society or association, historical, military, or veterans organization, labor union, foundation, or federation, or any other society, organization, or association, or degree, branch, subordinate lodge, or auxiliary thereof. See California Government Code 16527
  • At-large method of election: means any of the following methods of electing members to the governing body of a political subdivision:

    California Education Code 89517

  • at-risk: means there is evidence of, or there are indications of, any of the following:

    California Government Code 14678

  • Attending physician: means the physician who has primary responsibility for the health care of an individual and treatment of the individual's terminal disease. See California Government Code 53635.7
  • Attending physician checklist and compliance form: means a form, as described in Section 443. See California Government Code 53635.7
  • Authority: means the Capitol Area Development Authority created by the joint powers agreement executed pursuant to Section 8169. See California Government Code 12438.1
  • Authority: means the Community Revitalization and Investment Authority created pursuant to this division. See California Insurance Code 1874.86
  • Authority: means the Monterey County Special Health Care Authority. See California Health and Safety Code 101560
  • Authority: shall mean the California Transportation Financing Authority. See California Government Code 53395.20
  • Automated teller machine: means any electronic information processing device located in California which accepts or dispenses cash in connection with a credit, deposit, or convenience account. See California Government Code 25691
  • 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
  • Awarding department: means any agency, department, constitutional officer, governmental entity, or other officer or entity of the state empowered by law to issue bonds on behalf of the State of California. See California Government Code 22810
  • basic firearms safety certificate: means a certificate issued before January 1, 2003, by the Department of Justice pursuant to former Article 8 (commencing with Section 12800) of Chapter 6 of Title 2 of Part 4, as that article read at any time from when it became operative on January 1, 1992, to when it was repealed on January 1, 2003. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 30179.1
  • BB device: means any instrument that expels a projectile, such as a BB or a pellet, through the force of air pressure, gas pressure, or spring action, or any spot marker gun. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 30180
  • belt buckle knife: is a knife that is made an integral part of a belt buckle and consists of a blade with a length of at least two and one-half inches. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 30181
  • Board: means the State Board of Equalization. See California Government Code 54237.3
  • Board: means the governing board of the San Joaquin Joint Powers Authority established under Section 14074. See California Government Code 14074
  • Board: means the governing board of the Capitol Corridor Joint Powers Authority established under Section 14076. See California Government Code 14076
  • Board: means the State Allocation Board. See California Education Code 15701
  • Board: means the State Allocation Board. See California Education Code 16002
  • Board: means the California Underground Facilities Safe Excavation Board. See California Penal Code 20590
  • Board: means the Pooled Money Investment Board. See California Government Code 16493
  • Board: means the county board of supervisors acting as the governing authority of a county service area. See California Government Code 25210.2
  • Board: means the California Victim Compensation Board. See California Government Code 13951
  • 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 Physician Assistant Board. See California Education Code 87454
  • Board: means the Central Valley Flood Protection Board. See California Health and Safety Code 106898
  • board: means the Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board. See California Government Code 12623
  • board: means the California Veterans Board. See California Government Code 13340
  • Board: means the Respiratory Care Board of California. See California Education Code 87802
  • Board: means the State Water Resources Control Board. See California Health and Safety Code 116740
  • Board: means the State Water Resources Control Board. See California Health and Safety Code 116365
  • Board: means the State Water Resources Control Board. See California Health and Safety Code 116980
  • Board: means the legislative body of the local agency. See California Government Code 53800
  • Board: means the Monterey County Special Health Care Authority Board. See California Health and Safety Code 101560
  • Board: means any department receiving an allocation from the Department of Finance. See California Government Code 12081.2
  • Board: means any department receiving an allocation of bond proceeds pursuant to this chapter. See California Government Code 12096.5
  • Board: means the State Allocation Board. See California Government Code 54125
  • board of governors: shall be deemed to refer to the board of trustees. See California Government Code 25217.4
  • Board of supervisors: as used in this part , means the board of supervisors of the county in which the greatest portion of the area of the district, is situated at the time of the filing of the petition for formation, unless another meaning is specified. See California Public Utilities Code 382.1
  • board of supervisors: means the board of supervisors of the county within which the city or territory is situated. See California Government Code 14857
  • Board within the Department of Consumer Affairs: includes any commission, bureau, division, or other similarly constituted agency within the Department of Consumer Affairs. See California Government Code 53369.13
  • Body of water: means a reservoir or lake. See California Health and Safety Code 117080
  • bona fide evidence of majority and identity: means a document issued by a federal, state, county, or municipal government, or subdivision or agency thereof, including, but not limited to, a motor vehicle operator's license, state identification card, identification card issued to a member of the armed forces, or other form of identification that bears the name, date of birth, description, and picture of the person. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 30186
  • Bond: means any bonded indebtedness regardless of state law or charter that requires voter approval, including, but not limited to, general obligation bonds, revenue bonds, and bonds issued pursuant to the Mello-Roos Community Facilities Act (Chapter 2. See California Government Code 53412
  • Bond: includes warrant or other evidence of indebtedness. See California Government Code 53430
  • Bond: includes warrant or other evidence of indebtedness. See California Government Code 53460
  • Bond: means a state general obligation bond issued pursuant to an act adopting the provisions of this chapter. See California Government Code 16722
  • Bond: means a bond, authorized by Sections 8878. See California Government Code 12012.90
  • 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, notes, or other evidence of indebtedness issued by a local agency pursuant to Part 2 (commencing with Section 55100) of this division, including bonds issued to refund previously issued bonds or other indebtedness. See California Government Code 12100.53
  • bonds: as used in this article means: bonds as defined in Section 53550, or revenue bonds as defined in Section 53570. See California Government Code 53580
  • Bonds: means bonds, notes, warrants, or other evidence of indebtedness payable, both principal and interest, from the proceeds of ad valorem taxes that may be levied without limitation as to rate or amount upon property subject to taxation by the legislative body. See California Government Code 53507
  • Bonds: means bonds, warrants, notes or other evidences of indebtedness of a local agency or zone or improvement district thereof. See California Government Code 53530
  • bonds: includes bonds, warrants, notes, or other evidences of indebtedness of a local agency, zone or improvement district except those which under Section 18 of Article XI or other provision of the Constitution of the State of California are required to be authorized at an election. See California Government Code 53540
  • Bonds: means bonds, notes, warrants, certificates of participation, and other evidences of indebtedness issued by or on behalf of the State of California. See California Government Code 22810
  • Bonds: shall mean bonds, notes, debentures, commercial paper, or any other evidence of indebtedness, lease, installment, sale, or certificate of participation thereon, issued by the authority or a project sponsor pursuant to this division. See California Government Code 53395.20
  • boxing: as used in this chapter includes "kickboxing" and "martial arts. See California Government Code 53600.3
  • Brand: means any mark, name or device filed as a brand under this article. See California Government Code 53340.5
  • Broker: means a person engaged by others in the act of arranging, for compensation, the intrastate transportation of used household goods by a motor vehicle over the highways of this state for, or on behalf of, a shipper, a consignor, or a consignee. See California Government Code 53735
  • building: includes onsite and offsite facilities, utilities, and improvements, including permanent improvement of the grounds of a building, which, as agreed upon by the parties, are appropriate for the proper operation or function of the building to be occupied jointly by the county or city and county and the private person, firm, or corporation. See California Government Code 25549.1
  • Building: means a building owned and occupied, or leased and occupied, by the state. See California Penal Code 26805
  • Bureau: means the Bureau of Electronic and Appliance Repair, Home Furnishings, and Thermal Insulation. See California Government Code 25105
  • Bureau: refers to the Bureau of Electronic and Appliance Repair, Home Furnishings, and Thermal Insulation, as established in Section 9810. See California Government Code 53735
  • Burial site: means , except for cemeteries and graveyards protected under existing state law, a natural or prepared physical location, whether originally below, on, or above the surface of the earth, into which human remains were intentionally deposited as a part of the death rites or ceremonies of a culture. See California Health and Safety Code 8012
  • Business: includes every trade, occupation, and profession. See California Government Code 16429.4
  • Business license tax receipt: means the receipt or certificate required to be posted or displayed as evidence of a business's payment of the tax. See California Government Code 53363.9
  • business opportunity: shall include the sale or lease of the business and goodwill of an existing business enterprise or opportunity. See California Government Code 53098.1
  • California Indian tribe: means any tribe located in California to which any of the following applies:

    California Health and Safety Code 8012

  • Candlefoot power: means the light intensity of candles on a horizontal plane at 36 inches above ground level and five feet in front of the area to be measured. See California Government Code 25691
  • cane sword: means a cane, swagger stick, stick, staff, rod, pole, umbrella, or similar device, having concealed within it a blade that may be used as a sword or stiletto. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 30191
  • Capacity to make medical decisions: means that, in the opinion of an individual's attending physician, consulting physician, psychiatrist, or psychologist, pursuant to Section 4609 of the Probate Code, the individual has the ability to understand the nature and consequences of a health care decision, the ability to understand its significant benefits, risks, and alternatives, and the ability to make and communicate an informed decision to health care providers. See California Government Code 53635.7
  • Capitol area: includes both of the following:

    California Government Code 12419.7

  • CCW: means "carry concealed weapons. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 30193
  • center: means the California Habeas Corpus Resource Center, and "board" means the board of directors of the center. See California Government Code 53313.9
  • center: means the Violent Crime Information Center. See California Government Code 14678
  • Central authority: means the entity designated under paragraph (1) of Article 6 of the convention by a convention country. See California Health and Safety Code 106705
  • Central city: means that area of the City of Sacramento bounded on the north by the American River, on the west by the Sacramento River, and on the south and east by Interstate Highway 80. See California Government Code 12419.7
  • chamber load indicator: means a device that plainly indicates that a cartridge is in the firing chamber. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 30202
  • Changes: as used in this chapter shall include corrections, alterations, modifications, additions, omissions, increases or decreases. See California Penal Code 26585
  • Chief: means the Chief of the Bureau of Electronic and Appliance Repair, Home Furnishings, and Thermal Insulation. See California Government Code 25105
  • Chief: refers to the chief of the bureau. See California Government Code 53735
  • Chief plant operator: means the person designated by the owner of the wastewater treatment plant as the person responsible for the overall operation of the wastewater treatment plant, including compliance with effluent limitations established in the wastewater treatment plant's waste discharge requirements. See California Health and Safety Code 118505
  • child: is a ny person under 18 years of age. See California Government Code 14678
  • Child support obligee: as used in this chapter means either the parent, guardian, or other person to whom child support has been ordered to be paid or the local child support agency designated by the court to receive the payment. See California Government Code 53741
  • Cigarette: means a cigarette as defined in Section 30003 of the Revenue and Taxation Code, but does not include a little cigar. See California Government Code 54237.3
  • Cigarette lighter: includes a device, such as a watch, that may be used to light cigarettes, cigars, and pipes even though it is primarily used for other purposes. See California Government Code 54235
  • City: includes a charter city. See California Government Code 53363.9
  • City council or board of supervisors: includes the proper corresponding governing board and authority in each place where the division applies. See California Government Code 53398.15
  • Claim: means a demand for monetary compensation or damages, arising under or relating to the performance of any public works contract. See California Government Code 14120
  • 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 clerk of a county board of supervisors. See California Government Code 14181
  • Clerk: means the clerk of the county board of supervisors. See California Government Code 14669.8
  • Closed circuit telecast: includes any telecast or broadcast, transmitted by any means, including subscription where an extra or additional fee is charged or where an identifiable or particular fee is charged for the viewing within this state of a simultaneous telecast of any live, current, or spontaneous match or wrestling exhibition. See California Government Code 53398.86
  • Cogeneration equipment: means equipment used for cogeneration, as defined in Section 216. See California Government Code 14710
  • Commission: means the California Transportation Commission. See California Government Code 31681.55
  • commission: means the California Transportation Commission. See California Government Code 14002.5
  • Commission: means the Native American Heritage Commission, established pursuant to Section 5097. See California Health and Safety Code 8012
  • commission: means California-Nevada Interstate Compact Commission. See California Health and Safety Code 6968
  • Commission: means the Seismic Safety Commission. See California Government Code 12030
  • Commission: means the Public Utilities Commission. See California Government Code 54250
  • Commission: means the California Transportation Commission. See California Government Code 12099.1
  • Commission: means the County Formation Review Commission. See California Government Code 14181
  • Commission: shall mean the California Transportation Commission. See California Government Code 53395.20
  • committee: means a diversion evaluation committee. See California Education Code 87608.5
  • Committee: means the Safe Drinking Water Finance Committee created by Section 13816. See California Health and Safety Code 107065
  • Committee: means the Safe Drinking Water Finance Committee, created by Section 13858. See California Health and Safety Code 115885
  • 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 Safe Drinking Water Finance Committee created by Section 13895. See California Health and Safety Code 116053
  • Committee: means the Clean Water and Water Conservation Finance Committee created by Section 13960. See California Health and Safety Code 116740
  • Committee: means the Clean Water Finance Committee created by Section 13999. See California Health and Safety Code 116365
  • Committee: means the Water Conservation and Water Quality Finance Committee created by Section 13454. See California Health and Safety Code 116980
  • Committee: means the California Debt Limit Allocation Committee established pursuant to Section 8869. See California Health and Safety Code 6699
  • Committee: means the California Earthquake Safety and Housing Rehabilitation Finance Committee. See California Government Code 12012.90
  • Committee: means the Earthquake Safety and Public Buildings Rehabilitation Finance Committee created pursuant to subdivision (a) of Section 8878. See California Government Code 12030
  • Committee: means the Seismic Retrofit Finance Committee created pursuant to Section 8879. See California Government Code 12081.2
  • Committee: means the Highway Safety, Traffic Reduction, Air Quality, and Port Security Committee created pursuant to Section 8879. See California Government Code 12096.5
  • committee: means the Garlic and Onion Dehydrator Advisory Committee. See California Government Code 22874
  • Community water system: means a public water system that serves at least 15 service connections used by yearlong residents or regularly serves at least 25 yearlong residents of the area served by the system. See California Health and Safety Code 116275
  • compensation: means the remuneration paid out of funds controlled by the employer in payment for the member's services performed during normal working hours or for time during which the member is excused from work because of any of the following:

    California Penal Code 27310

  • Complaint: means any written document containing a disclosure of information as specified in subdivision (c). See California Government Code 53296
  • Complaint: includes a cross-complaint. See California Government Code 14842.5
  • comprehensive water resources management plan: means a plan for coordinating and managing the supply and distribution of water for residential, commercial, industrial or other purposes and for coordinating and managing the treatment and disposal of waste water from all sources. See California Government Code 25712
  • Conducting county: means any county whose board of supervisors adopts a resolution pursuant to Section 23206. See California Government Code 14050
  • Conduit: includes pipe, millrace, ditch, flume, siphon, tunnel, canal, and any other conduit or diversion used for the purpose of taking or receiving water from any river, creek, stream, or lake. See California Government Code 54407
  • Construction: means any one or more of the following: preliminary planning to determine the feasibility of treatment works, engineering, architectural, legal, fiscal, or economic investigations or studies, surveys, designs, plans, working drawings, specifications, procedures, or other necessary actions, erection, building, acquisition, alteration, remodeling, improvement, or extension of treatment works, or the inspection or supervision of any of the foregoing items. See California Health and Safety Code 116740
  • Construction: includes the extension, enlargement, repair, renovation, restoration, improvement, and equipping of any public building. See California Government Code 53800
  • consultant-evaluator: means a consultant or evaluator who, in the course of that person's profession is loaned firearms from a person licensed pursuant to Chapter 44 (commencing with Section 921) of Title 18 of the United States Code and the regulations issued pursuant thereto, for research or evaluation, and has a current certificate of eligibility issued pursuant to Section 26710. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 30205
  • Consulting physician: means a physician who is independent from the attending physician and who is qualified by specialty or experience to make a professional diagnosis and prognosis regarding an individual's terminal disease. See California Government Code 53635.7
  • Contaminant: means any physical, chemical, biological, or radiological substance or matter in water. See California Health and Safety Code 116275
  • Contamination: includes any equivalent effect resulting from the disposal of waste, whether or not waters of the state are affected. See California Health and Safety Code 116410
  • contestant: means any person initiating an election contest. See California Education Code 89571
  • Contiguous: means territory which adjoins the boundary line of the proposed county. See California Government Code 14181
  • Contract: includes any contract, agreement, or joint agreement to provide professional bond services to the State of California or an awarding department. See California Government Code 22810
  • Contract for invention development services: shall include a contract by which an invention developer undertakes to develop or promote an invention for a customer. See California Government Code 53397.4
  • Contractor: means any provider of professional bond services who enters into a contract with an awarding department. See California Government Code 22810
  • Contractor: means the department, division, or other unit of a person or organization responsible for the performance under the contract. See California Government Code 12500
  • Control: means having ownership of human remains and cultural items sufficient to lawfully permit a museum or agency to treat the object as part of its collection for purposes of this chapter, whether or not the human remains and cultural items are in the physical custody of the museum or agency. See California Health and Safety Code 8012
  • Controlled substance: means a controlled substance in schedules I through V of Section 202 of the Controlled Substances Act (21 U. See California Government Code 12500
  • Convention: means the Hague Convention on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption, May 29, 1993. See California Health and Safety Code 106705
  • Convention adoption: means the adoption of a child resident in a convention country by a United States citizen, or an adoption of a child resident in the United States by an individual or individuals residing in a convention country, if, in connection with the adoption, the child has moved or will move between the United States and the convention country. See California Health and Safety Code 106705
  • Convention country: means a country that is party to the convention and with which the convention is in force for the United States. See California Health and Safety Code 106705
  • Conversion coverage: means health insurance benefits providing hospital, surgical, major medical, or comprehensive medical coverage issued to an individual under a converted policy. See California Government Code 12191
  • Converted policy: means a policy or contract providing conversion coverage issued by an insurance company or by a hospital service corporation, or individual hospital, surgical, major medical, or comprehensive medical coverage otherwise provided by a policyholder to its employees or members. See California Government Code 12191
  • cooperative bargaining association: means a farmer association which is organized and functioning pursuant to Chapter 1 (commencing with Section 54001) of this division, for the purpose of group bargaining between its producer members and the first handler or processor, with respect to the sale of any agricultural commodity except milk, cotton, or cottonseed. See California Penal Code 29805
  • Core area: means that area of the City of Sacramento within the area bounded by "G" Street on the north, "R" Street on the south, 5th Street on the west, and 17th Street on the east. See California Government Code 12419.7
  • corporation: includes a limited liability company. See California Government Code 53601.2
  • 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
  • Corporation: includes a corporation, a company, an association, and a joint stock association. See California Government Code 53735
  • Corporation: includes a limited liability company. See California Government Code 53630
  • Correct: means a device that meets all of the tolerance and specification requirements of Section 12107. See California Government Code 53321
  • corridor: means the Los Angeles-Bakersfield-Fresno-Stockton-Sacramento-Oakland intercity passenger rail corridor. See California Government Code 14074
  • corridor: means the Colfax-Sacramento-Suisun City-Oakland-San Jose rail corridor. See California Government Code 14076
  • Costs: as used in this article , means direct costs only in the administration and enforcement of this division at places other than places operated by retail merchants, as that term is described in Section 56161. See California Penal Code 30615
  • Council: means the Fair Employment and Housing Council and "council member" means a member of the council. See California Government Code 31643
  • county: means the County of San Mateo. See California Government Code 25711
  • County: includes a charter county. See California Government Code 53363.9
  • County: means the County of Monterey. See California Health and Safety Code 101560
  • County service area: means a county service area formed pursuant to this chapter or any of its statutory predecessors. See California Government Code 25210.2
  • county surveyor: includes the like or corresponding officer, subject to the direction of the corresponding governing board and authority in each place where the division applies. See California Government Code 53398.15
  • Coupon: includes certificates, cards, package labels, wrappers, can covers, bottle caps or other and similar devices, which entitle the person holding or delivering or surrendering them to have them exchanged for or redeemed in goods, wares, merchandise, or services of any kind free of charge or for less than the retail price of such goods, wares, merchandise, or services. See California Government Code 53369.44
  • Court: means the trial court in which the action is pending, unless otherwise specified. See California Government Code 14105.6
  • creed: include all aspects of religious belief, observance, and practice, including religious dress and grooming practices. See California Government Code 31644
  • Crime: includes an act of terrorism, as defined in Section 2331 of Title 18 of the United States Code, committed against a resident of the state, whether or not the act occurs within the state. See California Government Code 13951
  • Criminal justice agency: means the Department of Justice and any district attorney's office, sheriff's department, police department, or city attorney's office of this state. See California Government Code 14670.67
  • Critical infrastructure controls: means networks and systems controlling assets so vital to the state that the incapacity or destruction of those networks, systems, or assets would have a debilitating impact on public health, safety, economic security, or any combination thereof. See California Government Code 13002
  • Critical infrastructure information: means information not customarily in the public domain pertaining to any of the following:

    California Government Code 13002

  • Currency: means United States currency or coin, the currency or coin of any foreign country, and any legal tender or coin defined as currency by Section 103. See California Government Code 14670.67
  • Customer: shall include any person, firm, corporation, or other entity that is solicited by, inquires about or seeks the services of, or enters into a contract for invention development services with an invention developer, except (1) any department or agency of the federal, state, or local government, (2) any charitable, scientific, educational, religious, or other organization qualified under Section 501(c)(3) or described in Section 170(b)(1)(a) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954, as amended, and (3) any person, firm, corporation, or other entity regularly engaged in a trade, business, or profession which has either a net worth of one hundred thousand dollars ($100,000) or more or gross receipts from any source of fifty thousand dollars ($50,000) or more during the calendar year in which any contract for invention development services is signed. See California Government Code 53397.4
  • Customer: means a person or entity that purchases water from a retail water supplier. See California Health and Safety Code 117550
  • Customer: means a natural person to whom an access device has been issued for personal, family, or household use. See California Government Code 25691
  • Dam: includes all artificial obstructions. See California Government Code 54407
  • Debt instruments: means bonds, notes, certificates of participation, or other evidences of indebtedness issued by a local agency pursuant to this article. See California Government Code 53595
  • Debtor in bankruptcy: means a person who is the subject of either of the following:

    California Government Code 16429.4

  • Defendant: means that person whose election or nomination is contested or those persons receiving an equal and highest number of votes, other than the contestant, where, in other than primary elections, the body canvassing the returns declares that no one person has received the highest number of votes for the contested office. See California Education Code 89571
  • Defendant: includes a cross-defendant. See California Government Code 14842.5
  • Defined parking area: means that portion of any parking area open for customer parking which is (1) contiguous to an access area with respect to an automated teller machine. See California Government Code 25691
  • Delineate: means to mark in white the location or path of the proposed excavation using the guidelines in Appendix B of the "Guidelines for Excavation Delineation" published in the most recent version of the Best Practices guide of the Common Ground Alliance. See California Penal Code 20590
  • Delta: means the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta as described in Section 12220. See California Health and Safety Code 106898
  • 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 General Services. See California Government Code 12419.7
  • Department: as used in this division , means the State Department of Alcohol and Drug Programs. See California Government Code 53840
  • department: means the Department of Veterans Affairs. See California Government Code 13995.44
  • Department: means the Department of Technology. See California Government Code 13002
  • Department: means the Department of Consumer Affairs. See California Government Code 25105
  • Department: as used in this article , means the Department of Transportation as to work within its jurisdiction, the Department of Water Resources as to work within its jurisdiction, the Department of Boating and Waterways as to any project under the jurisdiction of that department pursuant to Article 2. See California Government Code 14155
  • Department: means the Department of Fair Employment and Housing. See California Government Code 31643
  • Department: means the Department of Industrial Relations. See California Public Utilities Code 103451
  • Department: means the Department of General Services. See California Government Code 14837
  • department: means the Department of Motor Vehicles. See California Government Code 22831
  • Department: means the Department of Transportation. See California Government Code 31681.55
  • Department: means the Department of Water Resources. See California Health and Safety Code 107065
  • Department: means the Department of Water Resources. See California Health and Safety Code 115885
  • Department: means the Department of Water Resources. See California Health and Safety Code 116005
  • Department: means the Department of Water Resources. See California Health and Safety Code 116053
  • department: means the Department of Veterans Affairs. See California Government Code 13339
  • Department: means the Department of Consumer Affairs. See California Education Code 87802
  • Department: means the Department of Veterans Affairs. See California Government Code 14000.6
  • department: refer to the Director and Department of Finance, respectively, unless the context otherwise requires. See California Government Code 13001
  • Department: means the Department of Justice. See California Government Code 14670.67
  • Department: refers to the Department of Consumer Affairs. See California Government Code 53735
  • Department: means the Department of Human Resources. See California Government Code 19815
  • Department: means the Department of Water Resources. See California Health and Safety Code 116365
  • Department: means the Department of Water Resources. See California Health and Safety Code 116980
  • Department: means Department of Housing and Community Development. See California Government Code 12012.90
  • Department: means the state board. See California Health and Safety Code 116275
  • Department: means the Department of Transportation. See California Government Code 12099.1
  • Department: means the State Department of Public Health. See California Government Code 53635.7
  • Department: shall mean the Department of Transportation. See California Government Code 53395.20
  • Deposit holder: as used in this chapter means the district attorney, county officer, or trustee designated by the court to receive assets deposited pursuant to this chapter to secure future support payments. See California Government Code 53760
  • Depository: means a state or national bank, savings association or federal association, a state or federal credit union, or a federally insured industrial loan company, in this state in which the moneys of a local agency are deposited. See California Government Code 53630
  • Deputy director: means the deputy director appointed by the state board pursuant to subdivision (k) of Section 116271. See California Health and Safety Code 116275
  • Derivative victim: means an individual who sustains pecuniary loss as a result of injury or death to a victim. See California Government Code 13951
  • Device: means a weighing or measuring equipment, contrivance, or instrument used, or designed to be used, for determining weight or measure, and includes any tool, appliance, or accessory used in connection therewith, that is used for commercial purposes, as defined in subdivision (e) of Section 12500. See California Government Code 53321
  • Direct service contract: means any contract provided by a state agency pursuant to Chapter 4 (commencing with Section 38030). See California Government Code 12012.62
  • Director: means the Director of General Services. See California Government Code 12419.7
  • Director: means the Director of Emergency Services. See California Government Code 12962
  • director: means the Director of Emergency Services. See California Government Code 12974
  • Director: means the Director of Consumer Affairs. See California Government Code 25105
  • Director: means the Director of Education for kindergarten and grades 1 to 12, inclusive. See California Education Code 15701
  • Director: means the Director of Education for kindergarten and grades 1 to 12, inclusive. See California Education Code 16002
  • Director: means the Director of Fair Employment and Housing. See California Government Code 31643
  • Director: means the Director of General Services. See California Government Code 14837
  • director: refer to the Department of General Services and the Director of General Services, respectively, unless the context otherwise requires. See California Government Code 31911
  • director: means the Director of the Office of Administrative Hearings. See California Government Code 53728
  • Director: refers to the Director of Consumer Affairs. See California Government Code 53735
  • Director: means a member of the governing body. See California Education Code 88244
  • 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
  • disabled: means a disability of permanent or extended and uncertain duration, as determined by the board, on the basis of competent medical opinion. See California Government Code 53934
  • disabled: includes mental or physical illness and mental or physical injury including any illness or injury resulting from pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical condition. See California Education Code 89529.15
  • Disabled veteran business enterprise: means an enterprise that has been certified as meeting the qualifications established by paragraph (7) of subdivision (b) of Section 999 of the Military and Veterans Code. See California Government Code 14837
  • Disadvantaged community: means the entire service area of a community water system, or a community therein, in which the median household income is less than 80 percent of the statewide average. See California Health and Safety Code 116275
  • disaster: means a war or enemy-caused calamity occurring in the State of California, such as an attack by nuclear weapons, as a result of which the incumbent Governor is either killed, missing or so seriously injured as to be unable to perform his duties. See California Government Code 12060
  • Disaster: means a devastating earthquake or other conditions specified in subdivisions (b) and (c) of Section 8558. See California Health and Safety Code 6957
  • disaster: means those conditions specified in subdivisions (b) and (c) of Section 8558 if the estimated damage exceeds three billion dollars ($3,000,000,000) or the Governor orders the Director of Emergency Services to carry out the provisions of this chapter. See California Health and Safety Code 8344.6
  • 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
  • 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
  • disciplinary agency: means the agency charged with the discipline of attorneys for professional misconduct. See California Government Code 25515.2
  • 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
  • Discrimination: includes refusal to sell, rent, or lease housing accommodations. See California Government Code 31646.1
  • Dismissal: means dismissal for cause. See California Education Code 89530
  • displacement: includes , but is not limited to, persons who will have to move from surplus residential property that they occupy when it is sold by a state agency because they are unable to afford to pay the price that the state agency is asking for the residential property. See California Government Code 54236
  • dissenting interest: means the interest of a member that satisfies all of the following conditions:

    California Education Code 87743.3

  • dissenting member: means the recordholder of a dissenting interest, and includes an assignee of record of that interest. See California Education Code 87743.3
  • Distribution: means a transfer of money or other property from a partnership to a partner in the partner's capacity as a partner or to the partner's transferee. See California Government Code 16429.4
  • Distributor: means a distributor as defined in Section 30011 of the Revenue and Taxation Code. See California Government Code 54237.3
  • District: as used in this part , means a district formed pursuant to this part or pursuant to any law which it supersedes. See California Public Utilities Code 380.5
  • district: means an agency of the state, formed pursuant to general law or special act, for the local performance of governmental or proprietary functions within limited boundaries. See California Government Code 53720
  • district board: as used in this part , means the governing board of a district. See California Public Utilities Code 381
  • District-based elections: means a method of electing members to the governing body of a political subdivision in which the candidate must reside within an election district that is a divisible part of the political subdivision and is elected only by voters residing within that election district. See California Education Code 89517
  • Division: means the Division of Labor Standards Enforcement. See California Government Code 12753
  • Division: means the Division of Occupational Safety and Health. See California Public Utilities Code 103451
  • Division: means the Division of Workers' Compensation. See California Government Code 12580
  • Division: means the Division of Labor Relations. See California Government Code 19815
  • domestic violence: means abuse perpetrated against any of the following persons:

    California Revenue and Taxation Code 30213

  • drop safety requirement for handguns: means that at the conclusion of the firing requirements for handguns described in Section 31905, the same certified independent testing laboratory shall subject the same three handguns of the make and model for which certification is sought, to the following test:

    California Penal Code 31900

  • Drug-free workplace: means a site for the performance of work done in connection with a specific grant or contract described in Article 2 (commencing with Section 8355) of an entity at which employees of the entity are prohibited from engaging in the unlawful manufacture, distribution, dispensation, possession, or use of a controlled substance in accordance with the requirements of this chapter. See California Government Code 12500
  • Dwelling: means all housing whether owned or rented. See California Government Code 54660
  • e-mail: means an electronic message that is sent to an e-mail address and transmitted between two or more telecommunications devices, computers, or electronic devices capable of receiving electronic messages through a local, regional, or global computer network, whether or not the message is converted to hard copy format after receipt, viewed upon transmission, or stored for later retrieval. See California Government Code 14032.6
  • Earthquake hazard mitigation technologies: includes , but is not limited to, seismic isolation, energy dissipation, ductility, damping systems, and other technologies which endeavor to reasonably protect buildings and nonstructural components, building contents, and functional capability from earthquake damage. See California Government Code 54238.9
  • Elderly or handicapped household: means , two or more persons who live together as a household, without regard to any specific relationship, and at least one of whom is an elderly or handicapped person or an elderly and handicapped person. See California Government Code 54660
  • Elective office: means any office that may, under the principal act of the district or agency, be filled by way of an election. See California Education Code 88244
  • Elective officer: means "elective officer" as defined by the principal act of each district or agency or if not defined, any officer of a district or agency holding an office that can be filled by election. See California Education Code 88244
  • Electronic: means relating to technology having electrical, digital, magnetic, wireless, optical, electromagnetic, or similar capabilities. See California Government Code 14105.6
  • Electronic positive response: means an electronic response from an operator to the regional notification center providing the status of an operator's statutorily required response to a ticket. See California Penal Code 20590
  • Electronic record: means a document or record created, generated, sent, communicated, received, or stored by electronic means. See California Government Code 14032.6
  • Electronic repair industry: means those activities defined in paragraph (1), (2), or (3) of subdivision (f). See California Government Code 25105
  • Electronic set: includes , but is not limited to, any television, radio, audio or video recorder or playback equipment, video camera, video game, video monitor, computer system, photocopier, or facsimile machine normally used or sold for personal, family, household, or home office use. See California Government Code 25105
  • Electronic transmission by the partnership: means a communication (a) delivered by (1) facsimile telecommunication or electronic mail when directed to the facsimile number or electronic mail address, respectively, for that recipient on record with the partnership, (2) posting on an electronic message board or network that the partnership has designated for those communications, together with a separate notice to the recipient of the posting, which transmission shall be validly delivered upon the later of the posting or delivery of the separate notice thereof, or (3) other means of electronic communication, (b) to a recipient who has provided an unrevoked consent to the use of those means of transmission, and (c) that creates a record that is capable of retention, retrieval, and review, and that may thereafter be rendered into clearly legible tangible form. See California Government Code 16429.4
  • Electronically stored information: means information that is stored in an electronic medium. See California Government Code 14105.6
  • eligible bank: means a state or national bank located in this state, selected by the Treasurer for the safekeeping of money belonging to or in the custody of the state, that has received an overall rating of not less than "satisfactory" in its most recent evaluation by the appropriate federal financial supervisory agency of the bank's record of meeting the credit needs of the state's communities, including low- and moderate-income neighborhoods, pursuant to Section 2906 of Title 12 of the United States Code. See California Government Code 16500
  • Eligible building: means a building existing on the effective date of this section which is identified as hazardous pursuant to Article 4 (commencing with Section 19160) of Chapter 2 of Part 3 of Division 13, with the exception of the following:

    California Government Code 12100.53

  • Eligible costs: means all costs, including costs of design, preparation, and inspection incurred in making structural or other modifications to an eligible building, which are required in order to meet reconstruction standards established by a local ordinance pursuant to Sections 19162, 19163, and 19163. See California Government Code 12100.53
  • Eligible institution: means either of the following:

    California Government Code 25212.4

  • Eligible project: means a project for the construction of treatment works which is all of the following:

    California Health and Safety Code 116740

  • Eligible project: means a project for the construction of treatment works which is all of the following:

    California Health and Safety Code 116365

  • 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
  • Eligible state assisted project: means a project for the construction of treatment works which is all of the following:

    California Health and Safety Code 116740

  • Emergency: means a sudden, unexpected occurrence, involving a clear and imminent danger, demanding immediate action to prevent or mitigate loss of, or damage to, life, health, property, or essential public services. See California Penal Code 20590
  • Employee: means any person employed by a local agency. See California Government Code 53296
  • Employee: means any of the following:

    California Education Code 89529.15

  • Employee: means the employee of a grantee or contractor directly engaged in the performance of work pursuant to the grant or contract described in Article 2 (commencing with Section 8355) . See California Government Code 12500
  • Employer: means any person who, directly or indirectly or through an employee, agent, independent contractor, or any other person, employs an industrial homeworker. See California Government Code 12753
  • 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

  • employer: means :

    California Labor Code 3300

  • Employer: includes the United States government and any public entity as defined in Section 811. See California Government Code 53644
  • Employment agency: includes any person undertaking for compensation to procure employees or opportunities to work. See California Government Code 31644
  • Enclosure: means a fence, wall, or other barrier that isolates a swimming pool from access to the home. See California Health and Safety Code 115921
  • Energy settlement agreement: means any agreement arising from the energy crisis of 2000-02, where the State of California or a division of the State of California, is a party in a complaint or any action relating to the operation and management of any generation facilities, any sale or purchase or transmission of natural gas, any sale or purchase or transmission of electricity or other utility or energy goods and services, or a violation of the Federal Power Act (16 U. See California Government Code 16428.2
  • 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
  • Entity responsible for groundwater replenishment: means any person or entity authorized by statute or court order to manage a groundwater basin and acquire water for groundwater replenishment. See California Health and Safety Code 117550
  • escrow agent: as used in this division includes joint control agents and Internet escrow agents. See California Government Code 25823
  • Excavation: means any operation in which earth, rock, or other material in the ground is moved, removed, or otherwise displaced by means of tools, equipment, or explosives in any of the following ways: grading, trenching, digging, ditching, drilling, augering, tunneling, scraping, cable or pipe plowing and driving, or any other way. See California Penal Code 20590
  • excavator: means any person, firm, contractor or subcontractor, owner, operator, utility, association, corporation, partnership, business trust, public agency, or other entity that, with their, or his or her, own employees or equipment performs any excavation. See California Penal Code 20590
  • Excess payment to a revolving fund: means overpayment received by a state agency in connection with a revolving fund in the State Treasury maintained by such an agency for the purpose of assisting persons under the jurisdiction or care of the agency, or providing for the welfare of such persons. See California Government Code 13140
  • exempt surplus land: means either of the following:

    California Government Code 54221

  • Exit alarms: means devices that make audible, continuous alarm sounds when any door or window, that permits access from the residence to the pool area that is without any intervening enclosure, is opened or is left ajar. See California Health and Safety Code 115921
  • faculty service area: means a service or instructional subject area or group of related services or instructional subject areas performed by faculty and established by a community college district. See California Education Code 87743.1
  • Fair market value: means the estimated fair market value of goods, services, facilities or anything of value other than money. See California Government Code 53365.7
  • fair market value: shall mean fair market value as of the date the offer of sale is made by the selling agency pursuant to the provisions of this article and shall reflect the existing "as is" condition of the property, taking into account any repairs required to make the property safe and habitable. See California Government Code 54236
  • Farm: as used in this article , includes ranch, estate and villa. See California Government Code 53346
  • Fax: is a n abbreviation for "facsimile" and refers, as indicated by the context, to a facsimile transmission or to a document so transmitted. See California Government Code 14032.6
  • Fax transmission: includes , but is not limited to, the use of a facsimile machine or the process of integrating an electronic fax software application to automate the sending and receiving of a faxed document as an electronic record, in portable data format, by e-mail or similar electronic means. See California Government Code 14032.6
  • Feasible: means capable of being accomplished in a successful manner within a reasonable period of time, taking into account life-cycle costing analyses, and environmental, social, and technological factors, however, renewable technologies shall not be exempt based solely on cost considerations. See California Government Code 14710
  • Federal assistance: means funds available, or which may become available, to a supplier either directly or through allocation by the state from the federal government as grants or loans for the improvement of domestic water systems. See California Health and Safety Code 107065
  • Federal assistance: means funds available or which may become available to a supplier either directly or through allocation by the state, from the federal government as grants or loans for the improvement of domestic water systems. See California Health and Safety Code 115885
  • Federal assistance: means funds available, or which may become available, to a supplier either directly or through allocation by the state from the federal government as grants or loans for the improvement of domestic water systems. See California Health and Safety Code 116053
  • Federal assistance: means funds available to a municipality either directly or through allocation by the state, from the federal government as grants for construction of treatment works, pursuant to Title II of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act, and acts amendatory thereof or supplementary thereto. See California Health and Safety Code 116740
  • Federal assistance: means funds available to a municipality, either directly or through allocation by the state, from the federal government to construct treatment works pursuant to the federal Clean Water Act. See California Health and Safety Code 116365
  • Federal Clean Water Act: means the existing federal Clean Water Act (33 U. See California Health and Safety Code 116365
  • federal securities: as used in this article means those securities defined in subdivision (g) of Section 53550 and in subdivision (a) of Section 53651. See California Government Code 53580
  • Federally insured industrial loan company: means an industrial loan company licensed under Division 7 (commencing with Section 18000) of the Financial Code, the investment certificates of which are insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. See California Government Code 53630
  • Fee: includes any monetary exaction imposed or collected for or as a condition precedent to the issuing, making, taking or securing of any permit, filing, examination, or inspection. See California Government Code 13140
  • fee: shall include any payment made by the customer to such entity including reimbursements for expenditures made or costs incurred by such entity but shall not include any payment made from a portion of the income received by a customer by virtue of invention development services performed by such entity. See California Government Code 53397.4
  • Fee generating case: means a case or matter that, if undertaken on behalf of an indigent person by an attorney in private practice, reasonably may be expected to result in payment of a fee for legal services from an award to a client, from public funds, or from the opposing party. See California Government Code 25212.4
  • fictitious business name: means :

    California Government Code 53387

  • field crop products: includes grain crops, dry bean crops, seeds, forage crops, fiber crops, and other field crops and the manufactured products and byproducts of such field crops. See California Penal Code 32005
  • Financial and compliance audit: means a systematic review or appraisal to determine each of the following:

    California Government Code 12012.62

  • Financial institution: means , when located or doing business in this state, any national bank or banking association, state bank or banking association, commercial bank or trust company organized under the laws of the United States or any state, any private bank, industrial savings bank, savings bank or thrift institution, savings and loan association, or building and loan association organized under the laws of the United States or any state, any insured institution as defined in Section 401 of the National Housing Act, any credit union organized under the laws of the United States or any state, any national banking association or corporation acting under Chapter 6 (commencing with Section 601) of Title 12 of the United States Code, any foreign bank, any currency dealer or exchange, any person or business engaged primarily in the cashing of checks, any person or business who regularly engages in the issuing, selling, or redeeming of traveler's checks, money orders, or similar instruments, any broker or dealer in securities registered or required to be registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, any licensed sender of money, any investment banker or investment company, any insurance company, any dealer in coins, precious metals, stones, or jewelry, any pawnbroker, any telegraph company, any person or business engaged in controlled gambling within the meaning of subdivision (e) of Section 19805 of the Business and Professions Code, whether registered or licensed to do so or not, and any person or business defined as a "bank" "financial agency" or "financial institution" by Section 5312 of Title 31 of the United States Code or Section 103. See California Government Code 14670.67
  • Financial transaction: includes , but is not limited to, financial affairs of a local agency, as provided in Chapter 3 (commencing with Section 53400 and Chapter 4 (commencing with Section 53600)). See California Government Code 53995
  • Financing: means a loan made by the local agency pursuant to this division to the owner of an eligible building for eligible costs and which is secured by a deed of trust or mortgage upon the real property improved thereby. See California Government Code 12100.53
  • fire protection services: includes , but is not limited to, emergency medical services where provided by a local agency directly or by contract. See California Government Code 53971.4
  • firearm: includes the frame or receiver of the weapon:

    California Revenue and Taxation Code 30222

  • firearm safety certificate: means a certificate issued by the Department of Justice pursuant to Sections 31610 to 31700, inclusive, or pursuant to former Article 8 (commencing with Section 12800) of Chapter 6 of Title 2 of Part 4, as that article was operative at any time from January 1, 2003, until it was repealed by the Deadly Weapons Recodification Act of 2010. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 30224
  • Firefighting apparatus and equipment: means any vehicle and its associated equipment that is designed and intended for use primarily for firefighting. See California Government Code 12962
  • firing requirement for handguns: means a test in which the manufacturer provides three handguns of the make and model for which certification is sought to an independent testing laboratory certified by the Attorney General pursuant to Section 32010. See California Penal Code 31905
  • fiscal agent: means any state fiscal agent selected and acting pursuant to Chapter 2 (commencing with Section 16670). See California Government Code 22944
  • Flag: as used in this division , means the State Flag of California and the Flag of the United States, as defined in this section. See California Government Code 13995.103
  • Flag of the United States: includes any flag, standard, colors, or ensign authorized by the laws of the United States or any picture or representation of either, or of any part or parts of either, made of any substance or represented on any substance, of any size evidently purporting to be either of said flag, standard, colors, or ensign of the United States of America, or a picture or a representation of either, upon which shall be shown the colors, the stars and the stripes, in any number of either thereof, or of any part or parts of either, by which the average person seeing the same without deliberation may believe the same to represent the flag, standards, colors, or ensign of the United States of America. See California Government Code 13995.103
  • flechette dart: means a dart, capable of being fired from a firearm, that measures approximately one inch in length, with tail fins that take up approximately five-sixteenths of an inch of the body. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 30243
  • Foreign country: means a government other than any of the following:

    California Government Code 12527.5

  • Foreign limited liability partnership: means a partnership, other than a limited partnership, formed pursuant to an agreement governed by the laws of another jurisdiction and denominated or registered as a limited liability partnership or registered limited liability partnership under the laws of that jurisdiction (i) in which each partner is a licensed person or a person licensed or authorized to provide professional limited liability partnership services in a jurisdiction or jurisdictions other than this state, (ii) which is licensed under the laws of the state to engage in the practice of architecture, the practice of public accountancy, the practice of engineering, the practice of land surveying, or the practice of law, or (iii) which (I) is related to a registered limited liability partnership that practices public accountancy or, to the extent permitted by the State Bar, practices law or is related to a foreign limited liability partnership and (II) provides services related or complementary to the professional limited liability partnership services provided by, or provides services or facilities to, that registered limited liability partnership or foreign limited liability partnership. See California Government Code 16429.4
  • Foreign-country judgment: means a judgment of a court of a foreign country. See California Government Code 12527.5
  • Full and adequate consideration: as used in this title means fair market value. See California Government Code 53365.7
  • Full pay: means the gross base pay earnable by the employee and subject to retirement contribution if he or she had not vacated his or her position. See California Education Code 89529.02
  • Full pay: means the gross base salary earnable by the employee and subject to retirement contribution on the date of the commencement of his or her disability. See California Education Code 89529.15
  • Fund: means the Tobacco Settlement Fund. See California Government Code 53856.1
  • Fund: means State Compensation Insurance Fund. See California Government Code 13079
  • Fund: means the Ratepayer Relief Fund established in Section 16428. See California Government Code 16428.2
  • Fund: means the California Safe Drinking Water Fund. See California Health and Safety Code 107065
  • Fund: means the California Safe Drinking Water Fund. See California Health and Safety Code 115885
  • 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 California Safe Drinking Water Fund created pursuant to Section 13859. See California Health and Safety Code 116005
  • Fund: means the California Safe Drinking Water Fund. See California Health and Safety Code 116053
  • Fund: means the State Clean Water and Water Conservation Fund. See California Health and Safety Code 116740
  • Fund: means the 1984 State Clean Water Bond Fund. See California Health and Safety Code 116365
  • Fund: means the Household Movers Fund established pursuant to Section 19229. See California Government Code 53735
  • Fund: means the 1986 Water Conservation and Water Quality Bond Fund. See California Health and Safety Code 116980
  • Fund: means the California Debt Limit Allocation Committee Fund created pursuant to Section 8869. See California Health and Safety Code 6699
  • Fund: means the Housing Rehabilitation Loan Fund established by Section 50661 of the Health and Safety Code. See California Government Code 12012.90
  • Fund: means the Earthquake Safety and Public Buildings Rehabilitation Fund of 1990 created pursuant to Section 8878. See California Government Code 12030
  • Fund: means the Seismic Retrofit Bond Fund of 1996 created pursuant to Section 8879. See California Government Code 12081.2
  • Fund: means the Highway Safety, Traffic Reduction, Air Quality, and Port Security Fund of 2006 created pursuant to Section 8879. See California Government Code 12096.5
  • Funded debt: as used in this chapter , means all interest-bearing indebtedness of a corporation not maturing within one year of the date the indebtedness was incurred. See California Government Code 26024
  • 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
  • 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
  • general assignment for the benefit of creditors: means an assignment which satisfies all of the following requirements:

    California Government Code 14670.55

  • General district election: means an election held pursuant to the provisions of this part. See California Education Code 88244
  • General obligation bonds: means bonds, warrants, notes or other evidence of indebtedness of a local agency payable, both principal and interest, from the proceeds of ad valorem taxes or ad valorem assessments which may be levied without limitation as to rate or amount upon property in the local agency subject to taxation or assessment. See California Government Code 53500
  • general partner: means :

    California Government Code 53387.3

  • Generally accepted auditing standards: means the auditing standards set forth in the financial and compliance element of the "Standards for Audit of Governmental Organizations, Programs, Activities, and Functions" issued by the Comptroller General of the United States and incorporating the audit standards of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. See California Government Code 12012.62
  • 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
  • Geologic hazard: means an actual or threatened landslide, land subsidence, soil erosion, earthquake, or any other natural or unnatural movement of land or earth. See California Government Code 25210.2
  • Goal: means a numerically expressed objective that awarding departments and providers of professional bond services are required to make efforts to achieve. See California Government Code 22810
  • Good faith: means participation by a party in the neutral evaluation process with the intent to negotiate toward a resolution of the issues that are the subject of the neutral evaluation process, including the timely provision of complete and accurate information to provide the relevant parties through the neutral evaluation process with sufficient information, in a confidential manner, to negotiate the readjustment of the municipality's debt. See California Government Code 53760.1
  • good faith improver: means :

    California Government Code 12184

  • Governing body: means the board of supervisors in the case of a county, or the city council or board of trustees or other governing board in the case of a city, district, or other local governmental agency. See California Government Code 14055
  • Governing body: means the board of directors of a district or agency or the board or body which governs the activities of the district or agency. See California Education Code 88244
  • Governmental agency: as used in this article , includes a city, city and county, and district, but does not include a chartered city or city and county. See California Health and Safety Code 117080
  • Grade level maintained by a district: means any of the following:

    California Education Code 16002

  • Grant: as used in this chapter means a solicited or unsolicited proposal, including, but not limited to, a request for proposals (RFP) and a request for applications (RFA), to furnish assistance to another entity so that the latter may carry out its own program. See California Health and Safety Code 8331
  • Grant anticipation note: means a note issued upon the security of specified accounts receivable from state or federal governments, including, without limitation, grants, loans, or a combination of both, for which funds have been appropriated and committed to a local agency. See California Government Code 53859
  • Grantee: means the department, division, or other unit of a person or organization responsible for the performance under the grant. See California Government Code 12500
  • Group policy: means a group health insurance policy providing medical, hospital, surgical, major medical, or comprehensive medical coverage issued by an insurer, a group contract issued by a hospital service corporation, or medical, hospital, surgical, major medical, or comprehensive medical coverage otherwise provided by a policyholder to its employees or members, except for self-insurance programs provided by employers that are not exempt from ERISA, as specified in subdivision (i). See California Government Code 12191
  • gunsmith: means any person who is licensed as a dealer pursuant to Chapter 44 (commencing with Section 921) of Title 18 of the United States Code and the regulations issued pursuant thereto, who is engaged primarily in the business of repairing firearms, or making or fitting special barrels, stocks, or trigger mechanisms to firearms, or the agent or employee of that person. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 30265
  • Hague adoption certificate: means a certificate issued by the secretary in an outgoing case (where the child is emigrating from the United States to another convention country) certifying that a child has been adopted in the United States in accordance with the convention and, except as provided in subdivision (b) of Section 97. See California Health and Safety Code 106705
  • Hague custody declaration: means a declaration issued by the secretary in an outgoing case (where the child is emigrating from the United States to another convention country) declaring that custody of a child for purposes of adoption has been granted in the United States in accordance with the convention and, except as provided in subdivision (b) of Section 97. See California Health and Safety Code 106705
  • handgun: means any pistol, revolver, or firearm capable of being concealed upon the person. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 30266
  • handgun ammunition: means ammunition principally for use in pistols, revolvers, and other firearms capable of being concealed upon the person, notwithstanding that the ammunition may also be used in some rifles. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 30281
  • handgun ammunition designed primarily to penetrate metal or armor: means any ammunition, except a shotgun shell or ammunition primarily designed for use in a rifle, that is designed primarily to penetrate a body vest or body shield, and has either of the following characteristics:

    California Revenue and Taxation Code 30281.5

  • handgun safety certificate: means a certificate issued by the Department of Justice pursuant to Sections 31610 to 31700, inclusive, or pursuant to former Article 8 (commencing with Section 12800) of Chapter 6 of Title 2 of Part 4, as that article was operative at any time from January 1, 2003, until it was repealed by the Deadly Weapons Recodification Act of 2010. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 30282
  • Hazardous substance: means either of the following:

    California Health and Safety Code 116410

  • Health benefits trust: means the California Association of Highway Patrolmen Health Benefits Trust, the Peace Officers Research Association of California Health Benefits Trust, the California Correctional Peace Officers Association Health Benefits Trust, or a self-funded plan administered by the board under this part. See California Penal Code 27805
  • health care facility: means a facility, other than a facility licensed under Division 2 (commencing with Section 1200) of the Health and Safety Code, that is owned or operated by a health care service plan licensed pursuant to Chapter 2. See California Education Code 88221
  • Health insurance coverage: as used in this article includes all of the following:

    California Government Code 53638

  • health insurance coverage assignment: includes vision care and dental care coverage whether the vision care or dental care coverage is part of existing health insurance coverage or is issued as a separate policy or plan. See California Government Code 53644
  • High priority subsurface installation: means high-pressure natural gas pipelines with normal operating pressures greater than 415kPA gauge (60psig), petroleum pipelines, pressurized sewage pipelines, high-voltage electric supply lines, conductors, or cables that have a potential to ground of greater than or equal to 60kv, or hazardous materials pipelines that are potentially hazardous to workers or the public if damaged. See California Penal Code 20590
  • Home: means any room, house, apartment, or other premises, whichever is most extensive, used in whole or in part as a place of dwelling. See California Government Code 12753
  • Home: means any facility operated by the department for the provision of long-term care, assisted living, adult day health, independent living, or other health care services to eligible veterans. See California Government Code 14000.6
  • Hours of darkness: means the period that commences 30 minutes after sunset and ends 30 minutes before sunrise. See California Government Code 25691
  • Household mover: includes every corporation or person, their lessees, trustee, receivers, or trustees appointed by any court whatsoever, engaged in the permitted or unpermitted transportation for compensation or hire as a business by means of a motor vehicle or motor vehicles being used in the transportation of used household goods and personal effects over any public highway in this state. See California Government Code 53735
  • 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
  • Human consumption: means the use of water for drinking, bathing or showering, hand washing, oral hygiene, or cooking, including, but not limited to, preparing food and washing dishes. See California Health and Safety Code 116275
  • immediate family member: means either of the following relationships:

    California Revenue and Taxation Code 30285

  • In the business of shopping cart or laundry cart retrieval: means to search for, gather, and restore possession to the owner, or an agent thereof, for compensation or in expectation of compensation, of shopping carts or laundry carts located outside the premises or parking area of a retail establishment. See California Government Code 53398.42
  • Indebtedness: means the net obligations of a county arising from contract or through the operation of law, other than short-term operational expenses, but including and not limited to obligations arising under general obligation bonds, leases, joint powers agreements, and similar obligations or contracts entered into by the county prior to the date on which a petition is filed. See California Government Code 14074.2
  • Indebtedness: means the net obligations of a county arising from contract or through the operation of law, other than short-term operational expenses, but including and not limited to obligations arising under general obligation bonds, leases, joint powers agreements, and similar obligations or contracts entered into by the county prior to the date on which a petition is filed. See California Government Code 14181
  • Indenture: means the instrument providing the terms and conditions for the issuance of the debt instruments, and may be a resolution, order, agreement, or other instrument. See California Government Code 53595
  • Independent auditors: means public accountants who have no direct or indirect relationship with the functions or activities being audited or with the business conducted by any of the officials or contractors being audited. See California Government Code 12012.62
  • Indirect expenses: means those items that are identified as indirect costs in the federal Office of Management and Budget, Circular A-87 on January 1, 1985. See California Government Code 12962
  • Industrial disability leave: means temporary disability as defined in Divisions 4 (commencing with Section 3200) and 4. See California Education Code 89529.02
  • Industrial homework: means any manufacture in a home of materials or articles for an employer when such articles or materials are not for the personal use of the employer or a member of his or her family. See California Government Code 12753
  • Industrial homeworker: means any person who does industrial homework. See California Government Code 12753
  • Information processing system: means an electronic system for creating, generating, sending, receiving, storing, displaying, retrieving, or processing information, but does not include a fax machine. See California Government Code 14032.6
  • Informed decision: means a decision by an individual with a terminal disease to request and obtain a prescription for a drug that the individual may self-administer to end the individual's life, that is based on an understanding and acknowledgment of the relevant facts, and that is made after being fully informed by the attending physician of all of the following:

    California Government Code 53635.7

  • infrastructure: means real property, including land and improvements to the land, structures and equipment integral to the operation of structures, easements, rights-of-way and other forms of interest in property, roadways, and water conveyances. See California Government Code 13101
  • Inhabited territory: means territory within which there reside 12 or more registered voters at the time a resolution is adopted pursuant to Section 23203 or a petition is filed pursuant to Section 23205. See California Government Code 14050
  • Inhabited territory: means territory within which there reside 12 or more registered voters. See California Government Code 25210.2
  • Initiating county: means any county whose board of supervisors adopts a resolution pursuant to Section 23203. See California Government Code 14050
  • injection well: means any bored, drilled, or driven shaft, dug pit, or hole in the ground into which waste or fluid is discharged, and any associated subsurface appurtenances, and the depth of which is greater than the circumference of the shaft, pit, or hole. See California Health and Safety Code 116415
  • injury: as used in this division , includes cancer, including leukemia, that develops or manifests itself during a period in which any member described in subdivision (a) is in the service of the department or unit, if the member demonstrates that he or she was exposed, while in the service of the department or unit, to a known carcinogen as defined by the International Agency for Research on Cancer, or as defined by the director. See California Public Utilities Code 102244
  • Insignia: includes badge, motto, button, decoration, charm, emblem, or rosette. See California Government Code 16527
  • instructional aide: means a person employed to assist classroom instructors and other faculty in the performance of their duties and in the supervision of students and in instructional tasks which, in the judgment of the faculty to whom the instructional aide is assigned, may be performed by a person not qualified as a classroom instructor. See California Education Code 88243
  • instrument: means bonds, coupons, and other evidences of State indebtedness, except warrants. See California Government Code 22774
  • Insurance: refers to health insurance, major medical, or comprehensive coverage paid by premium or contribution under a group policy, a hospital service contract, or as otherwise provided by a policyholder to its employees or members other than by self-insuring except in the case of a plan that is exempt from ERISA, but does include an employer plan that is exempt from ERISA as specified in subdivision (i). See California Government Code 12191
  • Insurer: means the entity issuing a group policy, an individual or converted policy, a hospital service contract or an employer or employee organization otherwise providing medical, hospital, surgical, major medical, or comprehensive medical coverage to its employees or members. See California Government Code 12191
  • Insurer: includes the State Compensation Insurance Fund and any private company, corporation, mutual association, and reciprocal or interinsurance exchange, authorized under the laws of this state to insure employers against liability for compensation under this part and under Division 4 (commencing with Section 3201), and any employer to whom a certificate of consent to self-insure has been issued. See California Public Utilities Code 103451
  • Interested party: means a trustee, a committee of creditors, an affected creditor, an indenture trustee, a pension fund, a bondholder, a union that, under its collective bargaining agreements, has standing to initiate contract or debt restructuring negotiations with the municipality, or a representative selected by an association of retired employees of the public entity who receive income from the public entity convening the neutral evaluation. See California Government Code 53760.1
  • Internal Revenue Code: means the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (26 U. See California Health and Safety Code 6699
  • Invention: shall mean (1) an invention, (2) an idea, (3) a concept, or (4) any combination thereof. See California Government Code 53397.4
  • Invention developer: shall mean any person, firm, corporation, or association, and the agents, employees, or representatives of such person, firm, corporation, or association that develops or promotes or offers to develop or promote an invention, except (1) any department or agency of the federal, state, or local government, (2) any charitable, scientific, educational, religious, or other organization qualified under Section 501(c)(3) or described in Section 170(b)(1)(a) of the Internal Revenue of Code 1954, as amended, (3) any person, firm, corporation, association, or other entity whose gross receipts from contracts for invention development services, as defined in subdivision (a) of Section 22371, do not exceed 10 percent of its gross receipts from all sources during the fiscal year preceding the year in which any contract for invention development services is signed, or (4) any person, firm, corporation, association or other entity that does not charge a fee for invention development services. See California Government Code 53397.4
  • Invention development services: shall include acts required or promised to be performed, or actually performed, or both, by an invention developer for a customer. See California Government Code 53397.4
  • Inventory: means an itemized list that summarizes the collection of human remains and associated funerary objects in the possession or control of an agency or museum. See California Health and Safety Code 8012
  • Investing agency: means the Public Employees' Retirement System, as defined by Section 20004. See California Government Code 53800
  • IOLTA account: means an account or investment product established and maintained pursuant to subdivision (a) of Section 6211 that is any of the following:

    California Government Code 25212.4

  • isomer: includes optical and geometrical (diastereomeric) isomers. See California Government Code 53723
  • Issue: includes use, distribute, give away, sell and furnish. See California Government Code 53369.44
  • Issuer: means a city, county, city and county, school district, community college district, or special district, secured by the levy of ad valorem taxes, authorized to issue bonds pursuant to this article. See California Government Code 53507
  • Issuer: means any local agency or state agency authorized by the Constitution or laws of the state to issue private activity bonds. See California Health and Safety Code 6699
  • Issuer: shall mean the authority when the authority is the issuer of the bonds, and shall mean the project sponsor when the authority has authorized the project sponsor to be the issuer of the bonds. See California Government Code 53395.20
  • item: includes but is not limited to any paper, document, book, map, or other type of record. See California Government Code 12220
  • joint powers board: means the governing board of a joint exercise of powers agency established pursuant to Article 5. See California Government Code 14070
  • Judgment creditor: means the person or persons who can bring an action to enforce a sister state judgment. See California Government Code 12517
  • Judgment debtor: means the person or persons against whom an action to enforce a sister state judgment can be brought. See California Government Code 12517
  • judicial branch entity: means any superior court, court of appeal, the California Supreme Court, the Judicial Council, the Habeas Corpus Resource Center, or the Administrative Office of the Courts. See California Government Code 14107
  • Kerosene: means a fuel offered for sale that meets the standards for kerosene prescribed in this chapter. See California Government Code 53202.25
  • Labor organization: includes any organization that exists and is constituted for the purpose, in whole or in part, of collective bargaining or of dealing with employers concerning grievances, terms or conditions of employment, or of other mutual aid or protection. See California Government Code 31644
  • landholder: means any person who owns, leases, or has a possessory interest in land. See California Government Code 54144
  • Landowner voting district: means a district whose principal act requires an elector to be an owner of land located within the district. See California Education Code 88244
  • large-capacity magazine: means any ammunition feeding device with the capacity to accept more than 10 rounds, but shall not be construed to include any of the following:

    California Revenue and Taxation Code 30302

  • Latent power: means any service or facility authorized by Article 4 (commencing with Section 25213) that the local agency formation commission has determined, pursuant to subdivision (i) of Section 56425, that the county service area was not authorized to provide prior to January 1, 2009. See California Government Code 25210.2
  • Laundry cart: means a basket which is mounted on wheels and used in a coin-operated laundry or drycleaning retail establishment by a customer or an attendant for the purpose of transporting fabrics and the supplies necessary to process them. See California Government Code 53398.18
  • Laundry cart: means a basket which is mounted on wheels and used in a coin-operated laundry or drycleaning retail establishment by a customer or an attendant for the purpose of transporting fabrics and the supplies necessary to process them. See California Government Code 53398.42
  • Law enforcement: means every district attorney, municipal police department, sheriff's department, district attorney's office, county probation department, and social services agency, the Department of Justice, the Department of Corrections, the Department of the Youth Authority, the Department of the California Highway Patrol, the police department of any campus of the University of California, California State University, or community college, and every agency of the State of California expressly authorized by statute to investigate or prosecute law violators. See California Government Code 13951
  • Lawyer: means a member of the State Bar or a person who is admitted in good standing and eligible to practice before the bar of any United States court or the highest court of the District of Columbia or any state, territory, or insular possession of the United States, or is licensed to practice law in, or is admitted in good standing and eligible to practice before the bar of the highest court of, a foreign country or any political subdivision thereof, and includes any agent of the lawyer, law firm, or law corporation doing business in the state. See California Government Code 25660
  • Layoff: means separation from a position for lack of funds or lack of work. See California Education Code 89530
  • Legal excavation start date and time: means two working days, not including the date of notification, unless the excavator specifies a later date and time, which shall not be more than 14 calendar days from the date of notification. See California Penal Code 20590
  • Legal Services Corporation: means the Legal Services Corporation established under the Legal Services Corporation Act of 1974 (P. See California Government Code 25212.4
  • Legislative body: means the city council, board of supervisors, or other legislative or governing body of a local agency. See California Government Code 53595
  • Legislative body: means the legislative body of the local agency as defined in Section 53000. See California Government Code 53500
  • Legislative body: means the governing body of the issuer. See California Government Code 53507
  • Legislative body: means the legislative body, as defined in Section 53000, of the local agency. See California Government Code 53540
  • legislative body: means the city council or board of trustees in the case of a city, the board of supervisors in the case of a county or a city and county, or the board of directors, trustees, or governors or other governing body in the case of a special district or any other municipal or public corporation or district. See California Government Code 53971
  • Legislative body: means the elected or appointed governing body or authority of a local agency. See California Government Code 53995
  • legislative body: means board of trustees, city council, or other governing body of a city. See California Government Code 14856
  • Legislative body: means any or all of the following:

    California Education Code 89305.1

  • Levying officer: means the sheriff or marshal acting as a ministerial officer pursuant to Section 26608 of the Government Code. See California Government Code 14032.6
  • License: as used in this chapter also includes a "permit". See California Government Code 53437
  • license: includes certificate or permit. See California Education Code 90002
  • licensed clinic: means a clinic licensed pursuant to Article 1 (commencing with Section 1200) of Chapter 1 of Division 2 of the Health and Safety Code. See California Education Code 88221
  • licensed health care facility: means a facility licensed pursuant to Article 1 (commencing with Section 1250) of Chapter 2 of Division 2 of the Health and Safety Code or a facility, as defined in Section 1250 of the Health and Safety Code, operated by a health care service plan licensed pursuant to Chapter 2. See California Education Code 88221
  • licensed home health agency: means a private or public organization licensed by the State Department of Public Health pursuant to Chapter 8 (commencing with Section 1725) of Division 2 of the Health and Safety Code, as further defined in Section 1727 of the Health and Safety Code. See California Education Code 88221
  • Licensee: means the holder of a license issued under Chapter 2 (commencing with Section 1250) or Chapter 8. See California Government Code 54409
  • Lien: means a mortgage, deed of trust, or other security interest in property whether arising from contract, statute, common law, or equity. See California Education Code 18703
  • Lifeguard service: as used in this article , means the attendance at a public swimming pool, during periods of use, of one or more lifeguards who possess, as minimum qualifications, current certificates from an American Red Cross or YMCA of the U. See California Health and Safety Code 116028
  • lipstick case knife: means a knife enclosed within and made an integral part of a lipstick case. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 30342
  • listing: as used in this part includes, but is not limited to:

    California Government Code 53097.3

  • Loan: includes , but is not limited to, a borrowing by a local agency represented or to be represented by bonds of a local agency. See California Government Code 53859
  • Local agency: means a city, county, or city and county. See California Government Code 12100.53
  • Local agency: means any city, county, special district, or any joint powers agency composed exclusively of those agencies, that provides fire suppression services. See California Government Code 12962
  • Local agency: means any city, county, city and county, fire district, special district, or joint powers agency that provides fire suppression services. See California Government Code 12974
  • Local agency: means a city, county, city and county, special district, school district, county board of education, or community college district which levied a property tax during the 1977-78 fiscal year or for which a property tax was levied. See California Government Code 16493
  • Local agency: means a city, county, city and county, school district, or special district. See California Penal Code 20590
  • 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
  • Local agency: means any county, city, city and county, including a charter city or county, or any special district. See California Government Code 53412
  • local agency: means public district, public corporation, authority, agency, board, commission, county, city and county, city, school district, or other public entity or any improvement district or zone thereof. See California Government Code 53580
  • Local agency: means any city, county, city and county, district, including, but not limited to, a school district or other public entity authorized to enter into a tax increment agreement. See California Government Code 53595
  • Local agency: means county, city, irrigation district, reclamation district, school district, or other municipal corporation. See California Government Code 53430
  • Local agency: means county, city, irrigation district, reclamation district, school district, sanitary district, or other municipal or public corporation. See California Government Code 53460
  • Local agency: means county, city, city and county, public district, or other public or municipal corporation. See California Government Code 53500
  • local agency: means county, city, city and county, public district or any public or municipal corporation, public agency or public authority. See California Government Code 53510
  • local agency: means county, city, city and county, public district or any public or municipal corporation, public agency or public authority. See California Government Code 53520
  • Local agency: means county, city, city and county, public district, public entity or authority, or other public or municipal corporation, including redevelopment agencies, housing authorities, and industrial development authorities. See California Government Code 53530
  • Local agency: means county, city, city and county, public district, public entity or authority or other public or municipal corporation. See California Government Code 53540
  • local agency: means county, city, city and county, including a chartered city or county, school district, community college district, public district, county board of education, county superintendent of schools, or any public or municipal corporation. See California Government Code 53600
  • local agency: means city and any district other than school districts required by the Advisory Committee and the Controller to furnish financial reports pursuant to Section 12463. See California Government Code 53900
  • Local agency: means city, county, or other public or municipal corporation. See California Government Code 53920
  • Local agency: means any city, county, district, or other political subdivision of the state which is authorized to maintain levees. See California Health and Safety Code 106898
  • local agency: means any city, county, or city and county, or a district, public authority, or any other political subdivision in the state. See California Government Code 53970
  • Local agency: means a city, county, city and county, special district, school district, community college district, county superintendent of schools, or any other agency of the state formed for the local performance of governmental or proprietary functions within limited boundaries. See California Government Code 53983
  • Local agency: means a city, county, city and county, including a chartered city, county, or city and county, redevelopment agency, special district, school district, community college district, county board of education, county superintendent of schools, or any agency of the state formed for the local performance of governmental or proprietary functions within limited boundaries. See California Government Code 53995
  • Local agency: means county, city, city and county, including a chartered city or county, a community college district, or other public agency or corporation in this state. See California Government Code 53630
  • local agency: means any city, county, city and county, district, or other subdivision of the state, or any independent instrumentality thereof. See California Penal Code 26525
  • local agency: means a city, county, or district empowered to levy and collect assessments or taxes. See California Government Code 53730.5
  • local agency: means city, county, or district empowered to levy or assess taxes. See California Government Code 53740
  • Local agency: means any political subdivision of the state within the meaning of Section 103 of the Internal Revenue Code (26 U. See California Health and Safety Code 6699
  • Local agency: means any county, city, or city and county. See California Government Code 53800
  • local agency: means county, city, regional park district, school district, community college district, or any other municipal or public corporation or district. See California Government Code 53820
  • local agency: means a county, city and county, city, school district of any type, community college district, county board of education, or any other municipal or public corporation or district. See California Government Code 53850
  • Local agency: means any city, city and county, or county. See California Government Code 12012.90
  • local agency: means county, city and county, city, school district, community college district, or any other municipal or public corporation or district. See California Government Code 53859
  • local agency: means city, county, municipality, or political subdivision. See California Government Code 53861
  • local agency: means any city, county, any district, and any community redevelopment agency required to furnish financial reports pursuant to Section 12463. See California Government Code 53890
  • Local agency: means any city, county, city and county, special district, or county service area. See California Government Code 54250
  • Local agency: means city, county, or subdivision of the State. See California Government Code 54030
  • local agency: means city, county, or district agricultural association. See California Government Code 54060
  • Local agency: means any city, city and county, county, or public district. See California Government Code 54125
  • Local agency: means county, city, municipal corporation, or public district. See California Government Code 54141
  • local agency: means every city, county, city and county, district, or any other local governmental body or corporation empowered to expend public funds for the acquisition of property. See California Government Code 54201
  • local agency: means every city, whether organized under general law or by charter, county, city and county, and district, including school districts of any kind or class, empowered to acquire and hold real property. See California Government Code 54221
  • Local agency: means any county, city, city and county, public district, public entity or authority or other public or municipal corporation other than the federal government or any federal department or agency, this state, an adjoining state, any state department or agency or any school district in the state. See California Government Code 54240
  • local agency formation commission: means a local agency formation commission that operates in the county pursuant to the Cortese-Knox-Hertzberg Local Government Reorganization Act of 2000, Division 3 (commencing with Section 56000) of Title 5. See California Government Code 25210.2
  • Local consumer affairs agency: means and includes any city or county body which primarily provides consumer protection services. See California Government Code 53369.13
  • local government: means any county, city, city and county, including a chartered city or county, or any public or municipal corporation. See California Government Code 53720
  • Local government: means any city, county, city and county, or special district. See California Government Code 12030
  • Local government building or facility: means an existing essential services building, as defined in Section 16007 of the Health and Safety Code, or an emergency or public safety local building as identified in Section 8878. See California Government Code 12030
  • Local health officer: means a local health officer appointed pursuant to Section 101000 or a local comprehensive health agency designated by the board of supervisors pursuant to Section 101275 to carry out the drinking water program. See California Health and Safety Code 116275
  • Local primacy agency: means a local health officer that has applied for and received primacy delegation pursuant to Section 116330. See California Health and Safety Code 116275
  • Local public entity: means any county, city, district, public authority, public agency, or other entity, without limitation, that is a municipality as defined in Section 101(40) of Title 11 of the United States Code (bankruptcy), or that qualifies as a debtor under any other federal bankruptcy law applicable to local public entities, and also includes a successor agency to a redevelopment agency created pursuant to Part 1. See California Government Code 53760.1
  • Locate and field mark: means to indicate the existence of any owned or maintained subsurface installations by using the guidelines in Appendix B of the "Guidelines for Operator Facility Field Delineation" published in the most recent version of the Best Practices guide of the Common Ground Alliance and in conformance with the uniform color code of the American Public Works Association. See California Penal Code 20590
  • locked container: means a secure container that is fully enclosed and locked by a padlock, keylock, combination lock, or similar locking device. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 30351
  • Long-term health care facility: means any facility licensed pursuant to Chapter 2 (commencing with Section 1250) that is any of the following:

    California Government Code 54409

  • 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
  • machinegun: means any weapon that shoots, is designed to shoot, or can readily be restored to shoot, automatically more than one shot, without manual reloading, by a single function of the trigger. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 30354.5
  • magazine disconnect mechanism: means a mechanism that prevents a semiautomatic pistol that has a detachable magazine from operating to strike the primer of ammunition in the firing chamber when a detachable magazine is not inserted in the semiautomatic pistol. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 30355
  • malfunction: means a failure to properly feed, fire, or eject a round, or failure of a pistol to accept or eject the magazine, or failure of a pistol's slide to remain open after the magazine has been expended. See California Penal Code 31905
  • 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
  • manager: means a manager of a limited liability company. See California Government Code 53387.7
  • Manufacturer: means any of the following:

    California Government Code 54237.3

  • Master Settlement Agreement: means the settlement agreement and related documents entered into on November 23, 1998, by the state and leading United States tobacco product manufacturers. See California Government Code 53856.1
  • Materials: includes articles and supplies. See California Penal Code 25545
  • Maximum contaminant level: means the maximum permissible level of a contaminant in water. See California Health and Safety Code 116275
  • mayor: includes president of the legislative body. See California Government Code 14858
  • MBTCAC: means the California Tax Credit Allocation Committee created by Section 50199. See California Health and Safety Code 6699
  • Medical condition: means either of the following:

    California Government Code 31644

  • Medical director: means the physician appointed by the administrative director pursuant to Section 122. See California Government Code 12580
  • 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 87802
  • Medically confirmed: means the medical diagnosis and prognosis of the attending physician has been confirmed by a consulting physician who has examined the individual and the individual's relevant medical records. See California Government Code 53635.7
  • Medicare: means Title XVIII of the United States Social Security Act as added by the Social Security Amendments of 1965 or as later amended or superseded. See California Government Code 12191
  • Meeting: includes any congregation of a majority of the membership of a legislative body at the same time and place to hear, discuss, or deliberate upon any item that is within the subject matter jurisdiction of the legislative body to which it pertains. See California Education Code 89305.1
  • Member: means a member in good standing of the State Bar and includes any agent of the member and any law firm or law corporation doing business in the State of California. See California Government Code 25660
  • Member: means a veteran or nonveteran spouse or domestic partner who has been admitted to residency at a veterans' home. See California Government Code 14000.6
  • Membership certificate: as used in this part , means a document evidencing a proprietary interest in a corporation. See California Corporations Code 12240
  • Mental disability: includes , but is not limited to, all of the following:

    California Government Code 31644

  • Mental health specialist: means a psychiatrist or a licensed psychologist. See California Government Code 53635.7
  • Mental health specialist assessment: means one or more consultations between an individual and a mental health specialist for the purpose of determining that the individual has the capacity to make medical decisions and is not suffering from impaired judgment due to a mental disorder. See California Government Code 53635.7
  • Metropolitan area: means the greater metropolitan Sacramento area, including the City of Sacramento, the County of Sacramento, and the eastern part of Yolo County. See California Government Code 12419.7
  • Microbusiness: is a small business which, together with affiliates, has average annual gross receipts of two million five hundred thousand dollars ($2,500,000) or less over the previous three years, or is a manufacturer, as defined in subdivision (c), with 25 or fewer employees. See California Government Code 14837
  • 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
  • Minority: means an ethnic person of color including American Indians, Asians (including, but not limited to, Chinese, Japanese, Koreans, Pacific Islanders, Samoans, and Southeast Asians), Blacks, Filipinos, and Hispanics. See California Government Code 22810
  • missing person: includes , but is not limited to, any of the following:

    California Government Code 14678

  • Monetary instrument: means United States currency and coin. See California Government Code 14670.67
  • 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 vehicle: means every motor truck, tractor, or other self-propelled vehicle used for transportation of property over the public highways, other than upon fixed rails or tracks, and any trailer, semitrailer, dolly, or other vehicle drawn thereby. See California Government Code 53735
  • Motor vehicle fuel: means "engine fuel" when that term is used in this chapter. See California Government Code 53202.25
  • municipal improvement: includes bridges, waterworks, water rights, sewers, light and power works or plants, buildings for municipal uses, wharves, breakwaters, jetties, seawalls, schoolhouses, fire apparatus, street work, and other works, property, or structures necessary or convenient to carry out the objects, purposes, and powers of the city. See California Penal Code 30610
  • Museum: means an entity, including a higher educational institution, excluding school districts, that receives state funds. See California Health and Safety Code 8012
  • National medical support notice: means the notice required by Section 666(a)(19) of Title 42 of the United States Code with respect to an order made pursuant to Section 3773. See California Government Code 53644
  • natural resource: includes land, water, air, minerals, vegetation, wildlife, silence, historic or aesthetic sites, or any other natural resource which, irrespective of ownership contributes, or in the future may contribute, to the health, safety, welfare, or enjoyment of a substantial number of persons, or to the substantial balance of an ecological community. See California Government Code 12605
  • Navigable waters: means all public waters of the state in any river, stream, lake, reservoir, or other body of water, including all salt water bays, inlets, and estuaries within the jurisdiction of the state. See California Health and Safety Code 117510
  • Net long-term habitat improvement: means enhancement of riparian, fisheries, and wildlife habitat. See California Health and Safety Code 106898
  • Neutral evaluation: is a form of alternative dispute resolution that may be known as mandatory mediation. See California Government Code 53760.1
  • Noncommunity water system: means a public water system that is not a community water system. See California Health and Safety Code 116275
  • Nonprofit organization: means an organization described in Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 that is exempt from taxation under Section 501(a) of that code or any nonprofit, scientific or educational organization qualified under Section 23701d of the Revenue and Taxation Code. See California Government Code 12012.62
  • Nonproject levee: means a local flood control levee in the delta that is not a project facility under the State Water Resources Law of 1945, as shown on page 38 of the Department of Water Resources "Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Atlas" dated 1993. See California Health and Safety Code 106898
  • Nonresident: means a person who is not a resident of this State at the time the accident or collision occurs or at the time a cause of action or claim for relief arises against him, and also means a person who, at the time the accident or collision occurs or at the time a cause of action or claim for relief arises against him is a resident of this State but subsequently becomes a nonresident of this State. See California Government Code 53503
  • nonresident: means a person who is not a resident of this State at the time he or she engages in business in the State as described in Section 19215. See California Government Code 53733
  • Nontransient noncommunity water system: means a public water system that is not a community water system and that regularly serves at least 25 of the same persons over six months per year. See California Health and Safety Code 116275
  • Noxious weed seed: means the seed or propagule of any species of noxious weed, as defined in Section 5004. See California Penal Code 32430
  • Nuisance: means anything which meets all of the following requirements:

    California Health and Safety Code 116410

  • obligor: means any person owing a duty of support. See California Health and Safety Code 115840
  • Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board: as used in this part means the Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board of the Division of Occupational Safety and Health, Department of Industrial Relations, State of California. See California Government Code 13301
  • offer: means to solicit proposals prior to sale in a manner calculated to achieve a sale under the conditions specified, and to hold the offer open for a reasonable period of time, which shall be no more than one year, unless the time is extended by the selling agency at its discretion, for a period to be specified by the selling agency. See California Government Code 54236
  • Office: means the Office of Emergency Services. See California Government Code 12962
  • office: means the Office of Emergency Services. See California Government Code 12974
  • Office: means the Office of Emergency Services. See California Government Code 13002
  • office: means the Office of Emergency Services. See California Government Code 14659.09
  • office: means the Office of Emergency Services. See California Government Code 12030
  • 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
  • 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
  • On the certificate: as used in this part means that a statement appears on the face of a certificate or on the reverse thereof with a reference thereto on the face. See California Corporations Code 12242
  • open-space purposes: means the use of land for public recreation, enjoyment of scenic beauty, or conservation or use of natural resources. See California Government Code 54221
  • Operates: means actions or decisions to control performance or outcome of one or more wastewater treatment processes and includes the supervision of any other person who acts or makes decisions to control the performance or outcome of one or more wastewater treatment processes. See California Health and Safety Code 118505
  • Operates a water distribution system: means actions or decisions to control the quality or quantity of drinking water in a water distribution system and includes both of the following:

    California Health and Safety Code 106876

  • Operates a water treatment plant: means actions or decisions to control the performance of one or more drinking water treatment processes and includes both of the following:

    California Health and Safety Code 106876

  • Operator: means any person, corporation, partnership, business trust, public agency, or other entity that owns, operates, or maintains a subsurface installation. See California Penal Code 20590
  • Operator: means any bank, savings association, credit union, industrial loan company, savings bank, or other business entity, or any person who operates an automated teller machine. See California Government Code 25691
  • ordinance: includes "resolution" where the local agency is authorized to act only by resolution. See California Government Code 53971.5
  • Organization: includes any lodge, order, beneficial association, fraternal or beneficial society or association, historical, military, or veterans organization, labor union, or any other similar society, organization, or association or degree, branch, subordinate lodge, or auxiliary thereof. See California Government Code 53356.4
  • out of wedlock: means that the biological parents of the child were not married to each other at the time of the child's conception. See California Health and Safety Code 115928.5
  • Owned: means owned or controlled. See California Health and Safety Code 117080
  • Owner: means the owner as shown on the last equalized assessment roll, except that the person entitled to be shown as owner on the current assessment roll shall be deemed the owner, and except that, where the property affected is subject to a recorded written agreement to buy, the purchaser under such agreement to buy shall be deemed the owner. See California Government Code 14074.2
  • owner: means a person who owns or controls or has the duty to control the operation of an amusement ride. See California Government Code 13305
  • owner: means a person who owns or controls or has the duty to control the operation of an amusement ride. See California Government Code 13332.02
  • Owner: includes the lessee, sublessee, assignee, managing agent, real estate broker or salesperson, or any person having any legal or equitable right of ownership or possession or the right to rent or lease housing accommodations, and includes the state and any of its political subdivisions and any agency thereof. See California Government Code 31646.1
  • Owner: includes the United States (except that for the purpose of Sections 5901, 5931, 5933, and 5938, "owner" does not include the United States as to any dam in the condition the dam existed on September 15, 1945), the State, a person, political subdivision, or district (other than a fish and game district) owning, controlling or operating a dam or pipe. See California Government Code 54407
  • Owner: means any person, including his or her legal representative, who has or had a legal or equitable interest in unclaimed property. See California Government Code 12461.1
  • 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
  • Package: means package as defined in Section 30015 of the Revenue and Taxation Code. See California Government Code 54237.3
  • Parent and child relationship: as used in this part means the legal relationship existing between a child and the child's natural or adoptive parents incident to which the law confers or imposes rights, privileges, duties, and obligations. See California Health and Safety Code 104162.1
  • Parking area: means a parking lot or other property provided by a retailer for use by a customer for parking an automobile or other vehicle. See California Government Code 53398.18
  • Participant: means an employee, annuitant, or family member who is a member of a health benefits trust and who is injured by, or due to the actions or inactions of, a third person, and includes any other person to whom a claim accrues by reason of the injury or death of the employee, annuitant, or family member. See California Penal Code 27805
  • Partnership: means an association of two or more persons to carry on as coowners a business for profit formed under Section 16202, predecessor law, or comparable law of another jurisdiction, and includes, for all purposes of the laws of this state, a registered limited liability partnership, and excludes any partnership formed under Chapter 4. See California Government Code 16429.4
  • Partnership agreement: means the agreement, whether written, oral, or implied, among the partners concerning the partnership, including amendments to the partnership agreement. See California Government Code 16429.4
  • Partnership at will: means a partnership in which the partners have not agreed to remain partners until the expiration of a definite term or the completion of a particular undertaking. See California Government Code 16429.4
  • Pecuniary loss: means an economic loss or expense resulting from an injury or death to a victim of crime that has not been and will not be reimbursed from any other source. See California Government Code 13951
  • Peer counseling: means counseling offered by a provider of mental health counseling services who has completed a specialized course in rape crisis counseling skills development, participates in continuing education in rape crisis counseling skills development, and provides rape crisis counseling within the State of California. See California Government Code 13951
  • Peer review: is a review conducted by a multidisciplinary group of experienced technical professionals, including, but not limited to, architects and structural and geotechnical engineers who have recognized expertise in the design and performance of earthquake hazard mitigation technologies, who are independent of the subject of the review, and who are peers with the same professional registration as that of the design professionals responsible for the subject of the review. See California Government Code 54238.9
  • Permanent: means that the employee has a right to continued employment unless dismissed or laid off. See California Education Code 89530
  • Permanent amusement ride: includes the business of operating bungee jumping services or providing services to facilitate bungee jumping, but does not include slides, playground equipment, coin-operated devices or conveyances that operate directly on the ground or on a surface or pavement directly on the ground. See California Government Code 13332.02
  • 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
  • Permit: includes application, license, certificate, or authorization. See California Government Code 13140
  • Permit: means a document issued by the division which indicates that an inspection of the ride has been performed pursuant to rules and regulations adopted by the division. See California Government Code 13305
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, business trust, estate, trust, partnership, limited partnership, limited liability partnership, limited liability company, association, joint venture, government, governmental subdivision, agency, or instrumentality, or any other legal or commercial entity. See California Government Code 16429.4
  • Person: includes a firm, partnership, association, limited liability company, or corporation. See California Government Code 25105
  • person: includes any person, firm, association, organization, partnership, business trust, corporation, limited liability company, company, district, county, city and county, city, town, the state, and any of the agencies and political subdivisions of such entities. See California Government Code 12604
  • Person: means any individual, partnership and each partner thereof, corporation, limited liability company, or association. See California Government Code 12753
  • 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
  • Person: includes a promoter, club, individual, corporation, partnership, limited liability company, association, or other organization. See California Government Code 53398.86
  • person: includes an individual, partnership, firm, association, or corporation. See California Government Code 53369.26
  • Person: includes persons, firm, firms, corporation and corporations. See California Government Code 53369.44
  • Person: includes any city, county, district, the state, and the United States, to the extent authorized by federal law. See California Health and Safety Code 116410
  • person: includes individuals, limited liability companies, partnerships and other associations, and corporations. See California Government Code 53388
  • Person: includes an individual, a firm, or a copartnership. See California Government Code 53735
  • person: includes an unincorporated association. See California Government Code 12185
  • Person: includes any individual, partnership, corporation, limited liability company, unincorporated association, or other legal entity. See California Government Code 12461.1
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, company, association, partnership, limited liability company, municipality, public utility, or other public body or institution. See California Health and Safety Code 116275
  • personal firearm importer: means an individual who meets all of the following criteria:

    California Revenue and Taxation Code 30364

  • Persons and families of low or moderate income: includes very low income households, as defined in Section 50105, extremely low income households, as defined in Section 50106, and lower income households as defined in Section 50079. See California Probate Code 5612
  • persons and families of low or moderate income: means persons and families who meet both of the following conditions:

    California Government Code 54236

  • persons of low income: as used in this part have the same meaning as in Article XXXIV. See California Government Code 12012.40
  • Physical disability: includes , but is not limited to, all of the following:

    California Government Code 31644

  • Physician: means a doctor of medicine or osteopathy currently licensed to practice medicine in this state. See California Government Code 53635.7
  • Physician assistant: means a person who meets the requirements of this chapter and is licensed by the board. See California Education Code 87454
  • Placed in service: means to permit the use of a device that has been tested and found to be correct, as defined in subdivision (c) of Section 12500, and type approved, as provided for in Section 12500. See California Government Code 53321
  • Plaintiff: includes a cross-complainant. See California Government Code 14842.5
  • Plan: means a community revitalization and investment plan and shall be deemed to be the plan described in Section 16 of Article XVI of the California Constitution. See California Insurance Code 1874.86
  • Plan: means a plan which specifies the new public facilities to serve residential, commercial, and industrial developments within a defined area and the financing and construction schedule of new public facilities. See California Government Code 53983
  • Plan area: means territory included within a community revitalization and investment area. See California Insurance Code 1874.86
  • Pledge: means pledge, assign, place a charge upon and place a lien upon. See California Government Code 53500
  • police protection services: includes county criminal justice facilities, which shall be limited to, jails, detention facilities, and juvenile halls. See California Government Code 53971.3
  • Policyholder: means the holder of a group policy issued by an insurer, a holder of a group contract issued by a hospital service corporation or an employer, employee association, or other entity otherwise providing medical, hospital, surgical, major medical, or comprehensive medical coverage on a group basis to its employees or members. See California Government Code 12191
  • Political subdivision: means a geographic area of representation created for the provision of government services, including, but not limited to, a general law city, general law county, charter city, charter county, charter city and county, school district, community college district, or other district organized pursuant to state law. See California Education Code 89517
  • Political subdivision: means a geographic area of representation created for the provision of government services, including, but not limited to, a city, a school district, a community college district, or other district organized pursuant to state law. See California Education Code 89525
  • Political subdivision: means any city, county, district, or other local governmental agency. See California Government Code 14055
  • Pollution: means an alteration of the quality of the waters of the state by waste to a degree which unreasonably affects either of the following:

    California Health and Safety Code 116410

  • pool: means any structure intended for swimming or recreational bathing that contains water over 18 inches deep. See California Health and Safety Code 115921
  • Pooled securities: means eligible securities held by an agent of depository for a depository and securing deposits of one or more local agencies. See California Government Code 53630
  • Possession: means having physical custody of human remains and cultural items with a sufficient legal interest to lawfully treat the human remains and cultural items as part of a collection. See California Health and Safety Code 8012
  • Premarital agreement: means an agreement between prospective spouses made in contemplation of marriage and to be effective upon marriage. See California Government Code 53926
  • Premium: means contribution or other consideration paid or payable for coverage under a group policy or converted policy. See California Government Code 12191
  • Prepaid rental listing service: means the business of supplying prospective tenants with listings of residential real properties for tenancy, by publication or otherwise, pursuant to an arrangement under which the prospective tenants are required to pay an advance or contemporaneous fee (1) specifically to obtain listings or (2) to purchase any other product or service in order to obtain listings, but which does not otherwise involve the negotiation of rentals by the person conducting the service. See California Education Code 15723
  • Preponderance of the evidence: means that the party's evidence on a fact indicates that it is more likely than not that the fact is true. See California Health and Safety Code 8012
  • Primary drinking water standards: means :

    California Health and Safety Code 116275

  • Principal act: means the law providing for the creation of a particular district or agency or type of district or agency. See California Education Code 88244
  • Principal county: means the county from which it is proposed that territory with the greatest proportion of assessed value, as shown on the last equalized assessment roll, relative to the total amount of taxable property within the boundaries of a proposed county, is to be transferred to create, in part, that proposed county. See California Government Code 14181
  • Principal county: means the county with the greatest proportion of assessed value, as shown on the last equalized assessment roll, to the total amount of taxable property in the county. See California Government Code 14669.8
  • Private activity bond: means a part or all of any bond, or other instrument, required to obtain a portion of the state's volume cap pursuant to Sections 142(k) and 146 of the Internal Revenue Code (26 U. See California Health and Safety Code 6699
  • Private activity bond limit: means any portion of the state ceiling allocated or transferred to a state agency or local agency pursuant to this chapter. See California Health and Safety Code 6699
  • Privatization project: as used in this article , includes the Santa Ana Watershed Project Authority's Arlington Basin Groundwater Desalter Project, which will treat groundwater contaminated by wastewater. See California Government Code 54250
  • Privatizer: means any corporation, partnership, or natural person, excluding municipal corporations, which owns and operates a wastewater or sewerage project pursuant to a franchise, license, or service agreement with a local agency. See California Government Code 54250
  • Process: includes all writs, warrants, summons, and orders of courts of justice, or judicial officers. See California Government Code 26660
  • Produced: includes mined and manufactured. See California Penal Code 25545
  • Professional bond services: include services as financial advisers, bond counsel, underwriters in negotiated transactions, underwriter's counsel, financial printers, feasibility consultants, and other professional services related to the issuance and sale of bonds. See California Government Code 22810
  • Professional limited liability partnership services: means the practice of architecture, the practice of public accountancy, the practice of engineering, the practice of land surveying, or the practice of law. See California Government Code 16429.4
  • Program manager: means the staff manager of the diversion program, as designated by the executive officer of the board. See California Education Code 87454
  • prohibited area: means any place where it is unlawful to discharge a weapon. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 30367
  • Project: shall mean and include all or a portion of the planning, design, development, finance, construction, reconstruction, rehabilitation, improvement, acquisition, lease, operation, or maintenance of highway, public street, rail, bus, or related facilities supplemental to or improvements upon existing facilities currently owned or operated by the department or other project sponsor. See California Government Code 53395.20
  • Project: means the purposes for which a school district has applied for an apportionment under this chapter. See California Education Code 15701
  • project: shall be deemed to include any or all of the purposes for which a school district has applied for apportionments under this chapter, pursuant to any regulations that the State Allocation Board may adopt. See California Education Code 16002
  • Project: means proposed facilities for the construction, improvement, or rehabilitation of the domestic water system, and may include water supply, treatment works, and all or part of a water distribution system, if necessary to carry out the purpose of this chapter. See California Health and Safety Code 107065
  • Project: means proposed facilities for the construction, improvement, or rehabilitation of the domestic water system, and may include water supply, treatment works, and all or part of a water distribution system, if such inclusions are necessary to carry out the purpose of this chapter. See California Health and Safety Code 115885
  • Project: means proposed facilities for the construction, improvement, or rehabilitation of the domestic water system, and may include water supply, treatment works, and all or part of a water distribution system, if such inclusions are necessary to carry out the purpose of this chapter. See California Health and Safety Code 116005
  • Project: means proposed facilities for the construction, improvement, or rehabilitation of the domestic water system, and may include water supply, treatment works, and all or part of a water distribution system, if necessary to carry out the purpose of this chapter. See California Health and Safety Code 116053
  • Project: means all of the following:

    California Health and Safety Code 116980

  • Project: means a program of work to retrofit, reconstruct, repair, replace, or relocate, for local government-owned facilities only, a building, facility, or both, which is owned by any city, county, city and county, or special district and which is included in an application for a grant of funds. See California Government Code 12030
  • Project: includes , but is not limited to, financing, designing, constructing, repairing, replacing, maintaining, and operating collector systems, pumping stations, treatment plants, and lateral interceptors, and outfall sewers. See California Government Code 54250
  • project: includes equipment purchase, construction, right-of-way acquisition, and project delivery costs. See California Government Code 12099.1
  • Project area: includes both of the following:

    California Government Code 12438.1

  • Project sponsor: shall mean either the department, a regional transportation planning agency designated pursuant to Section 29532 or 29532. See California Government Code 53395.20
  • Property: means all property, real, personal, or mixed, tangible or intangible, or any interest therein. See California Government Code 16429.4
  • Property: includes real and personal property. See California Education Code 18703
  • Property: means an interest, present or future, legal or equitable, vested or contingent, in real or personal property, including income and earnings. See California Government Code 53926
  • Property: means real or personal property, easement, license, or other right in property. See California Government Code 54030
  • Protected class: means a class of voters who are members of a race, color, or language minority group, as this class is referenced and defined in the federal Voting Rights Act of 1965 (52 U. See California Education Code 89517
  • Public agency: includes a federal agency if the requirements of this part would not conflict with, or be preempted by, the requirements of federal law. See California Government Code 54660
  • Public agency: means any state agency, any county, city and county, city, regional agency, public district, redevelopment agency, or any other political subdivision. See California Government Code 54238.9
  • Public agency: means any city, county, district, or other political subdivision of the state which owns or operates a domestic water system. See California Health and Safety Code 116005
  • Public agency: means any city, county, city and county, district, joint powers authority, or other political subdivision of the state which owns or operates a domestic water system. See California Health and Safety Code 116053
  • public agency: means the State or any department or agency thereof, a county, city and county, city, public corporation, municipal corporation or public district. See California Government Code 22867
  • Public agency: as used in this chapter , includes the State, its various commissions, boards and departments and any county, city, district or state agency authorized to enter into contracts for public work. See California Penal Code 25625
  • public beach: means any beach area used for recreational purposes which is owned, operated or controlled by the State, any state agency or any local agency. See California Government Code 54090
  • Public building: means a public building, as defined in Section 15802. See California Government Code 14710
  • Public building: includes any structure, building, facility, or work which a local agency is authorized to construct and automobile parking lots, landscaping, and other facilities, including 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 53800
  • Public domestic authority: means an authority operated by a state, local, or tribal government. See California Health and Safety Code 106705
  • Public health goal: means a goal established by the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment pursuant to subdivision (c) of Section 116365. See California Health and Safety Code 116275
  • Public highway: includes every public street, road, or highway in this state. See California Government Code 53735
  • Public leaseback: means any lease, sublease, contract or other agreement involving land or buildings, structures, or other facilities which are permanently attached to land, where the agreement is made directly or indirectly between the local agency and a public leaseback corporation, if the proceeds of the agreement provided by the local agency will be used in whole or in part by such public leaseback corporation for payment of principal of or interest on its bonds, notes or other evidences of indebtedness. See California Government Code 54240
  • Public leaseback corporation: means any public or private corporation, or nonprofit corporation, or any public retirement system which has the authority to assist a local agency and which acquires or constructs or finances or arranges for the acquisition or construction of land, buildings, structures, or other facilities which are permanently attached to land for public leaseback. See California Government Code 54240
  • Public place: means any street, alley, park, public building, any place of business or assembly open to or frequented by the public, and any other place that is open to the public view, or to which the public has access. See California Government Code 53635.7
  • Public record plant: means the plant, or any part thereof, or any record therein, of any person engaged in the business of searching or publishing public records or insuring or guaranteeing titles to real property, including copies of public records or abstracts and memoranda taken from public records that are owned by or in possession of that person or that are used by that person in his or her business. See California Government Code 12271
  • Public swimming pool: as used in this article , means any public swimming pool, bathhouse, public swimming and bathing place and all related appurtenances. See California Health and Safety Code 116025
  • Public water system: means a system for the provision of water for human consumption through pipes or other constructed conveyances that has 15 or more service connections or regularly serves at least 25 individuals daily at least 60 days out of the year. See California Health and Safety Code 116275
  • Public works contract: means , except for a contract awarded pursuant to the State Contract Act (Part 2 (commencing with Section 10100)), a contract awarded through competitive bids or otherwise by the state, any of its political subdivisions or public agencies for the erection, construction, alteration, repair, or improvement of any kind upon real property. See California Government Code 14120
  • Purchase: means the purchase, loan, or transfer of a firearm. See California Penal Code 28150
  • Purchaser: means the purchaser or transferee of a firearm or the person being loaned a firearm. See California Penal Code 28150
  • Purchaser: means the purchaser or transferee of a firearm or the person being loaned a firearm. See California Penal Code 28200
  • Qualified court investigator: as used in this article , has the meaning provided by Section 8543. See California Government Code 53603
  • Qualified individual: means an adult who has the capacity to make medical decisions, is a resident of California, and has satisfied the requirements of this part in order to obtain a prescription for a drug to end his or her life. See California Government Code 53635.7
  • Qualified legal services project: means either of the following:

    California Government Code 25212.4

  • Qualified medical evaluator: means physicians appointed by the administrative director pursuant to Section 139. See California Government Code 12580
  • Qualified nonprofit organization: means an organization with experience in providing financial and technical assistance to disadvantaged communities that is qualified to operate in California and qualified for exempt status under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. See California Health and Safety Code 117420
  • Qualified person: means a person who completes a training program in accordance with the requirements of Section 1509 of Title 8 of the California Code of Regulations Injury and Illness Prevention Program, that meets the minimum locators training guidelines and practices published in the most recent version of the Best Practices guide of the Common Ground Alliance. See California Penal Code 20590
  • Qualified safety inspector: means either of the following:

    California Government Code 13332.02

  • 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 16550
  • 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
  • Quality control and quality assurance program: means the laboratory procedures implemented to ensure that operator bias, systematic and nonsystematic methodological errors, and equipment-related problems do not affect the results of the testing. See California Government Code 54237.3
  • quality mark: means any mark indicating or purporting to indicate that any article is composed of gold or of any of its alloys or indicating or purporting to indicate the quality, fineness, quantity, weight or kind of gold or its alloys in an article. See California Government Code 53395.23
  • Racially polarized voting: means voting in which there is a difference, as defined in case law regarding enforcement of the federal Voting Rights Act of 1965 (52 U. See California Education Code 89517
  • Real estate investment trust: as used in this part means any unincorporated association or trust formed to engage in business and managed by, or under the direction of, one or more trustees for the benefit of the holders or owners (hereinafter in this part "shareowners") of transferable shares of beneficial interest in the trust estate (hereinafter in this part "shares") and that meets one of the following two tests:

    California Education Code 88008

  • Real estate-related transactions: include any of the following:

    California Government Code 31646.1

  • Recipient: means a qualified legal services project or support center receiving financial assistance under this article. See California Government Code 25212.4
  • 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
  • Reconstruction: means the renovation, replacement, or rebuilding of damaged or destroyed facilities which will enable this recovery to occur. See California Health and Safety Code 6957
  • Record: means information that is inscribed on a tangible medium, or that is stored in an electronic or other medium and is retrievable in perceivable form. See California Government Code 14032.6
  • records: means all papers, maps, exhibits, magnetic or paper tapes, photographic films and prints, punched cards, and other documents produced, received, owned or used by an agency, regardless of physical form or characteristics. See California Government Code 14741
  • Recovery: means the overall short-term and long-term restoration of social, economic, and institutional activity to levels comparable to those which existed prior to the disaster. See California Health and Safety Code 6957
  • Recovery Account: shall be deemed to refer to the Consumer Recovery Account. See California Education Code 16081
  • Recycled water: means water which, as a result of treatment of waste, is suitable for a direct beneficial use or a controlled use that would not otherwise occur and is therefor considered a valuable resource. See California Health and Safety Code 116410
  • Recycled water producer: means any local public entity that produces recycled water. See California Health and Safety Code 117550
  • Recycled water wholesaler: means any local public entity that distributes recycled water to retail water suppliers and which has constructed, or is constructing, a recycled water distribution system. See California Health and Safety Code 117550
  • Redevelopment agency: means a redevelopment agency established pursuant to Part 1 (commencing with Section 33000) of Division 24 of the Health and Safety Code and includes a community development commission exercising the powers granted to a redevelopment agency pursuant to Section 34141 of the Health and Safety Code. See California Government Code 53595
  • Redevelopment plan: means the Capitol Area Plan approved by the Director of General Services on March 15, 1977, and referred to in Section 8160, and the plan prepared pursuant to Section 8182. See California Government Code 12438.1
  • refunding bonds: means bonds issued to refund bonds. See California Government Code 53580
  • Regional board: means any California regional water quality control board for a region as specified in Section 13200. See California Health and Safety Code 116410
  • Regional notification center: means a nonprofit association or other organization of operators of subsurface installations that provides advance warning of excavations or other work close to existing subsurface installations, for the purpose of protecting those installations from damage, removal, relocation, or repair. See California Penal Code 20590
  • Registered limited liability partnership: means a partnership, other than a limited partnership, formed pursuant to an agreement governed by Article 10 (commencing with Section 16951), that is registered under Section 16953 and (i) each of the partners of which is a licensed person or a person licensed or authorized to provide professional limited liability partnership services in a jurisdiction or jurisdictions other than this state, (ii) is licensed under the laws of the state to engage in the practice of architecture, the practice of public accountancy, the practice of engineering, the practice of land surveying, or the practice of law, or (iii)(I) is related to a registered limited liability partnership that practices public accountancy or, to the extent permitted by the State Bar, practices law or is related to a foreign limited liability partnership and (II) provides services related or complementary to the professional limited liability partnership services provided by, or provides services or facilities to, that registered limited liability partnership or foreign limited liability partnership. See California Government Code 16429.4
  • Registrant: means a person who files a brand under this article. See California Government Code 53340.5
  • Registrant: means any person who files and publishes a name, mark or device under this article. See California Government Code 53353.5
  • registrant: means a person or entity who is filing or has filed a fictitious business name statement, and who is the legal owner of the business. See California Government Code 53388.3
  • Regulations: means the rules and regulations as set forth in Chapter 13. See California Education Code 87454
  • Religious dress practice: shall be construed broadly to include the wearing or carrying of religious clothing, head or face coverings, jewelry, artifacts, and any other item that is part of an individual observing a religious creed. See California Government Code 31644
  • Religious grooming practice: shall be construed broadly to include all forms of head, facial, and body hair that are part of an individual observing a religious creed. See California Government Code 31644
  • Remainder: includes reversion, reversionary interest, right of entry, and executory interest. See California Education Code 18703
  • Reorganization: means :

    California Government Code 12080

  • Repeatability: means the range of values within which the repeat results of cigarette test trials from a single laboratory will fall 95 percent of the time. See California Government Code 54237.3
  • 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
  • Resident: means a person who physically occupies, whether by ownership, rental, lease, or other means, the same dwelling for at least 60 days of the year. See California Health and Safety Code 116275
  • Resident voting district: means any district other than a landowner voting district. See California Education Code 88244
  • Resolution: means a resolution of either house of the Legislature resolving as follows:

    California Government Code 12080

  • Resort: as used in this article , means a resort, bathhouse, or other public place for the purpose of accommodating bathers, bordering upon or adjoining the seacoast or a lake where the public resort for the purpose of bathing in the open sea or lake. See California Health and Safety Code 115975
  • Respiratory care: includes "respiratory therapy" or "inhalation therapy" where those terms mean respiratory care. See California Education Code 87802
  • Respiratory therapy school: means a program reviewed and approved by the board. See California Education Code 87802
  • responsible adult: means a person at least 21 years of age who is not prohibited by state or federal law from possessing, receiving, owning, or purchasing a firearm. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 30383
  • Retail water supplier: means any local entity, including a public agency, city, county, or private water company, that provides retail water service. See California Health and Safety Code 117550
  • Retailer: means a person who engages in the sale of cigarettes, but not for the purpose of resale. See California Government Code 54237.3
  • Retailer: means the retail water supplier in whose service area is located the property to which a customer requests the delivery of recycled water service. See California Health and Safety Code 117550
  • Retrofit: means to either strengthen the structure of a building or facility, or to provide the means necessary to reduce the seismic force level experienced by a building or facility during an earthquake, so as to significantly reduce hazards to life and safety while concomitantly providing for the substantially safe egress of occupants during and immediately after such an earthquake. See California Government Code 12030
  • returned: means presented to the appropriate person in person, or postmarked, before the expiration of the specified time period. See California Government Code 51296.7
  • Revenue-producing facility: means an improvement, works, system or facility furnishing or providing services or products for which the local agency is authorized to impose a charge. See California Government Code 53500
  • Revitalization project: means a physical improvement to real property funded by the authority. See California Insurance Code 1874.86
  • Rural area: means territory that is outside of any urbanized area designated by the United States Census Bureau from the 1980 federal census. See California Government Code 12962
  • safety: is a utomatically applied by the pistol, this feature shall not be defeated. See California Penal Code 31900
  • Sale: means the sale, loan, or transfer of a firearm. See California Penal Code 28150
  • 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
  • San Joaquin Joint Powers Authority: means a joint exercise of powers agency formed under Chapter 5 (commencing with Section 6500) of Division 7 of Title 1 for purposes of assuming administrative responsibility for the San Joaquin Corridor under an interagency transfer agreement pursuant to Article 5 (commencing with Section 14070). See California Government Code 14074
  • Savings association or federal association: means a savings association, savings and loan association, or savings bank as defined by Section 5102 of the Financial Code. See California Government Code 53630
  • Secondary drinking water standards: means standards that specify maximum contaminant levels that, in the judgment of the state board, are necessary to protect the public welfare. See California Health and Safety Code 116275
  • Secretary: as used in this part , means the secretary of a district. See California Public Utilities Code 381.1
  • Secretary: means the secretary of each state agency as set forth in subdivision (a) of Section 12800. See California Government Code 13002
  • Secretary: means the Secretary of Transportation. See California Government Code 14070
  • Secretary: means the United States Secretary of State, and includes any official of the United States Department of State exercising the authority of the Secretary of State under the convention, the IAA, or any regulations implementing the IAA, pursuant to a delegation of authority. See California Health and Safety Code 106705
  • Secretary: means the Secretary of Veterans Affairs. See California Government Code 14000.6
  • Secretary: means the Secretary of Transportation. See California Government Code 14002.5
  • Secretary: means the secretary of the governing body or a person designated by him or her to perform a duty of the secretary. See California Education Code 88244
  • Security: means any of the eligible securities or obligations listed in Section 53651. See California Government Code 53630
  • Self-administer: means a qualified individual's affirmative, conscious, and physical act of administering and ingesting the aid-in-dying drug to bring about his or her own death. See California Government Code 53635.7
  • sell: means any transfer, exchange, or barter, in any manner or by any means whatever, or any agreement for these purposes. See California Government Code 54237.3
  • seller: means a person who sells or offers to sell a service contract to a service contractholder, including a person who is the obligor under a service contract sold by the seller, manufacturer, or repairer of the product covered by the service contract. See California Government Code 26026
  • Serious injury or illness: means any injury or illness occurring in a place of employment or in connection with any employment which requires inpatient hospitalization for a period in excess of 24 hours for other than medical observation or in which an employee suffers a loss of any member of the body or suffers any serious degree of permanent disfigurement, but does not include any injury or illness or death caused by the commission of a Penal Code violation, except the violation of Section 385 of the Penal Code, or an accident on a public street or highway. See California Public Utilities Code 103451
  • Service agency: means a person, as defined in Section 12011, that for hire, award, commission, or any other payment of any kind, repairs a commercial device. See California Government Code 53321
  • Service agent: means a person employed by a service agency to repair a commercial device. See California Government Code 53321
  • Service connection: means the point of connection between the customer's piping or constructed conveyance, and the water system's meter, service pipe, or constructed conveyance. See California Health and Safety Code 116275
  • Service contract: means a contract in writing to perform, over a fixed period of time or for a specified duration, services relating to the maintenance, replacement, or repair of an electronic set or appliance, as defined by this chapter, and their accessories or of furniture, jewelry, lawn and garden equipment, power tools, fitness equipment, telephone equipment, small kitchen appliances and tools, optical products, or home health care products, and may include provisions for incidental payment of indemnity under limited circumstances, including, but not limited to, power surges, food spoilage, or accidental damage from handling. See California Government Code 26026
  • Service contract reimbursement insurance policy: means a policy of insurance issued by an insurer admitted to do business in this state providing coverage for all obligations and liabilities incurred by a service contract seller under the terms of the service contracts sold in this state by the service contract seller to a service contractholder. See California Government Code 26026
  • Service contractholder: means a person who purchases or receives a service contract from a service contract seller. See California Government Code 26026
  • Service contractor: means a service contract administrator or a service contract seller. See California Government Code 26026
  • Service dealer: means a person who, for compensation, engages in, or holds himself or herself out to the public as offering services in the business of:

    California Government Code 25105

  • Services: means the application, from an aircraft, of chemicals, seeds, or fertilizers. See California Penal Code 25612
  • 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
  • shobi-zue: means a staff, crutch, stick, rod, or pole concealing a knife or blade within it, which may be exposed by a flip of the wrist or by a mechanical action. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 30406
  • Shopping cart: means a basket which is mounted on wheels or a similar device generally used in a retail establishment by a customer for the purpose of transporting goods of any kind. See California Government Code 53398.18
  • Shopping cart: means a basket which is mounted on wheels or a similar device generally used in a retail establishment by a customer for the purpose of transporting goods of any kind. See California Government Code 53398.42
  • short-barreled rifle: means any of the following:

    California Revenue and Taxation Code 30407

  • short-barreled shotgun: means any of the following:

    California Revenue and Taxation Code 30421

  • Significant decrease in voter turnout: means the voter turnout for a regularly scheduled election in a political subdivision is at least 25 percent less than the average voter turnout within that political subdivision for the previous four statewide general elections. See California Education Code 89525
  • Significant rise in the bacterial count of water: means a rise in the bacterial count of water that the state board determines, by regulation, represents an immediate danger to the health of water users. See California Health and Safety Code 116275
  • single-family residence: means a real property improvement used, or intended to be used, as a dwelling unit for one family. See California Government Code 54236
  • Sister state judgment: means that part of any judgment, decree, or order of a court of a state of the United States, other than California, which requires the payment of money, but does not include a support order as defined in Section 155 of the Family Code. See California Government Code 12517
  • Small business: means an independently owned and operated business that is not dominant in its field of operation, the principal office of which is located in California, the officers of which are domiciled in California, and which, together with affiliates, has 100 or fewer employees, and average annual gross receipts of ten million dollars ($10,000,000) or less over the previous three years, or is a manufacturer, as defined in subdivision (c), with 100 or fewer employees. See California Government Code 14837
  • Small community water system: means a community water system that serves no more than 3,300 service connections or a yearlong population of no more than 10,000 persons. See California Health and Safety Code 116275
  • Small water system: means a system for the provision of piped water to the public for human consumption that serves at least two, but not more than 14, service connections and is not a public water system as defined in Section 116275 of the Health and Safety Code. See California Health and Safety Code 117420
  • solar collector: includes a fixed device, structure, or part of a device or structure that is used primarily to transform solar energy into thermal, chemical, or electrical energy and that is installed on the ground because a solar collector cannot be installed on the roof of the building receiving the energy due to inappropriate roofing material, slope of the roof, structural shading, or orientation of the building. See California Government Code 16424
  • 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
  • Special design: means a design of a cigarette lighter that results in the cigarette lighter being significantly difficult for children under five years of age to operate. See California Government Code 54235
  • special district: shall mean an agency of the state, formed pursuant to general law or special act, for the local performance of governmental or proprietary functions within limited boundaries which utilizes the county treasury as a depository for its funds. See California Government Code 53950
  • special district: means any agency of the state for the local performance of governmental or proprietary functions within limited boundaries. See California Government Code 53835
  • Standards board: means the Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board, within the department. See California Public Utilities Code 103451
  • State: means a state of the United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or any territory or insular possession subject to the jurisdiction of the United States. See California Government Code 16429.4
  • State: means the State of California. See California Health and Safety Code 6699
  • State: includes any department or agency thereof. See California Government Code 54141
  • State agency: means any agency, department, division, commission, board, bureau, officer, or other authority of the State of California. See California Government Code 13079
  • State agency: means any state agency providing residential or institutional fire protection, including, but not limited to, the Department of Forestry and Fire Protection. See California Government Code 12974
  • State agency: means every state agency, department, division, bureau, board, or commission. See California Penal Code 20590
  • State agency: means any office, department, commission, or agency of the State of California with authority to approve or recommend approval of the priority of allocation, or allocations, of state funds to local agencies or to approve or recommend approval of the priority or allocation of funds for state construction. See California Government Code 53983
  • state agency: means a state agency, as defined pursuant to Section 11000, the Legislature, the Supreme Court and the courts of appeal, and each California Community College campus and each campus of the California State University and the University of California. See California Penal Code 26805
  • State agency: means the state and all state entities, including joint powers authorities of which the state or agency or instrumentality thereof is a member, empowered to issue private activity bonds, the interest on which is exempt from income tax under Section 103(a) of the Internal Revenue Code (26 U. See California Health and Safety Code 6699
  • state agency: includes every state office, officer, department, division, bureau, board, and commission. See California Government Code 11000
  • State Architect: means the Office of the State Architect. See California Government Code 12030
  • State board: means the State Water Resources Control Board. See California Health and Safety Code 116410
  • State board: means the State Water Resources Control Board. See California Health and Safety Code 116275
  • State building or facility: means any building or structure owned by a state agency, which is identified pursuant to Section 8878. See California Government Code 12030
  • State ceiling: includes all of the following:

    California Health and Safety Code 6699

  • State cultural affiliation: means that there is a relationship of shared group identity that can reasonably be traced historically or prehistorically between members of a present-day California Indian Tribe, as defined in subdivision (j), and an identifiable earlier tribe or group. See California Health and Safety Code 8012
  • State employee: means an employee of a state agency. See California Penal Code 26805
  • State Highway Account: means the State Highway Account in the State Transportation Fund. See California Government Code 12081.2
  • state park lands: means any lands subject to the control of the Department of Parks and Recreation. See California Government Code 53318.5
  • State small water system: means a system for the provision of piped water to the public for human consumption that serves at least five, but not more than 14, service connections and does not regularly serve drinking water to more than an average of 25 individuals daily for more than 60 days out of the year. See California Health and Safety Code 116275
  • State-aided district: means a district to which a conditional or final apportionment has been made under this chapter. See California Education Code 15780
  • state-designated cultural district: means a geographical area certified pursuant to this chapter with a concentration of cultural facilities, creative enterprises, or arts venues that does any of the following:

    California Health and Safety Code 8570

  • Statement: means a statement of partnership authority under Section 16303, a statement of denial under Section 16304, a statement of dissociation under Section 16704, a statement of dissolution under Section 16805, a statement of conversion or a certificate of conversion under Section 16906, a statement of merger under Section 16915, or an amendment or cancellation of any of the foregoing. See California Government Code 16429.4
  • Station: means a lamp adjusting station or a brake adjusting station. See California Government Code 26298.22
  • Subsurface installation: means any underground pipeline, conduit, duct, wire, or other structure, except nonpressurized sewerlines, nonpressurized storm drains, or other nonpressurized drain lines. See California Penal Code 20590
  • Suction outlet: means a fitting or fixture typically located at the bottom or on the sides of a swimming pool that conducts water to a recirculating pump. See California Health and Safety Code 115921
  • Summary: means a document that summarizes the collection of unassociated funerary objects, sacred objects, or objects of cultural patrimony in the possession or control of an agency or museum. See California Health and Safety Code 8012
  • Supervising authority: means the board of supervisors of the county in which is situated all or most of the land of a district. See California Education Code 88244
  • Supervision: means that a licensed physician and surgeon oversees the activities of, and accepts responsibility for, the medical services rendered by a physician assistant. See California Education Code 87454
  • 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
  • Supervisor: means any individual having the authority, in the interest of the employer, to hire, transfer, suspend, lay off, recall, promote, discharge, assign, reward, or discipline other employees, or the responsibility to direct them, or to adjust their grievances, or effectively to recommend that action, if, in connection with the foregoing, the exercise of that authority is not of a merely routine or clerical nature, but requires the use of independent judgment. See California Government Code 31644
  • Supplemental state assistance: means a grant given to a qualifying small community, in addition to the normal federal and state contributions, to reduce the local share of a project. See California Health and Safety Code 116365
  • supplies: includes goods, wares, merchandise, and manufactures. See California Penal Code 25590
  • Supplies: means supplies used by an agricultural aircraft operator in performing services. See California Penal Code 25612
  • supplies: means containers, equipment or supplies bearing a brand. See California Government Code 53340.5
  • Supplies: means supplies bearing a name, mark or device filed and published under this article. See California Government Code 53353.5
  • support order: means a child, family, or spousal support order. See California Government Code 53993
  • surplus land: means land owned by any local agency, that is determined to be no longer necessary for the agency's use, except property being held by the agency for the purpose of exchange. See California Government Code 54221
  • surplus residential property: means land and structures owned by any agency of the state that is determined to be no longer necessary for the agency's use, and that is developed as single-family or multifamily housing, except property being held by the agency for the purpose of exchange. See California Government Code 54236
  • Swimming pool: includes in-ground and aboveground structures and includes, but is not limited to, hot tubs, spas, portable spas, and nonportable wading pools. See California Health and Safety Code 115921
  • taker-up: means any person that takes up an estray animal pursuant to Section 17041. See California Government Code 53328.5
  • Tax collector: as used in this part , means the tax collector of the county or counties in which a district is located. See California Public Utilities Code 381.4
  • Tax increment: means that portion of tax revenues allocated to a redevelopment agency pursuant to subdivision (b) of Section 33670 of the Health and Safety Code. See California Government Code 53595
  • Tax increment agreement: means any agreement between a local agency and a redevelopment agency which allocates tax increment to the local agency pursuant to Section 33401 of the Health and Safety Code. See California Government Code 53595
  • Tax increment revenues: means tax increment received or receivable by a local agency pursuant to a tax increment agreement. See California Government Code 53595
  • 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
  • Terminal disease: means an incurable and irreversible disease that has been medically confirmed and will, within reasonable medical judgment, result in death within six months. See California Government Code 53635.7
  • Third party: means any tortfeasor or alleged tortfeasor against whom the participant asserts a claim for injury or death. See California Penal Code 27805
  • Ticket: means an excavation location request issued a number by the regional notification center. See California Penal Code 20590
  • Title IV-D: means Title IV-D of the federal Social Security Act (42 U. See California Government Code 53739
  • To employ: means to engage, suffer or permit any person to do industrial homework, or to tolerate, suffer, or permit articles or materials under one's custody or control to be manufactured in a home by industrial homework. See California Government Code 12753
  • To manufacture: means to make, process, prepare, alter, repair, or finish in whole or in part, or to assemble, inspect, wrap, or package any articles or materials. See California Government Code 12753
  • Tolerance zone: means 24 inches on each side of the field marking placed by the operator in one of the following ways:

    California Penal Code 20590

  • transaction: means negotiated purchase and sale, gift, or devise. See California Government Code 53938
  • Transaction: includes the deposit, withdrawal, transfer, bailment, loan, payment, or exchange of currency, or a monetary instrument, as defined by subdivision (c), by, through, or to, a financial institution, as defined by subdivision (a). See California Government Code 14670.67
  • Transfer: includes an assignment, conveyance, lease, mortgage, deed, and encumbrance. See California Government Code 16429.4
  • Transmission record: means the electronic record or document printed by the sending fax machine, stating the telephone number of the receiving fax machine, the number of pages sent, the transmission time and date, and an indication of any errors in transmission. See California Government Code 14032.6
  • Treasurer: as used in this part , means the treasurer of the county or counties in which a district is located. See California Public Utilities Code 381.5
  • Treasurer: means the treasurer of the local agency. See California Government Code 53995
  • Treasurer: means treasurer of the local agency. See California Government Code 53630
  • trustees: means the Trustees of the California State University, created under Section 66600. See California Education Code 89000
  • unavailable: means that an officer is either killed, missing, or so seriously injured as to be unable to attend meetings and otherwise perform his duties. See California Government Code 12624
  • Unclaimed property: means any tangible personal property or intangible personal property, including choses in action in amounts certain, and all debts owed or entrusted funds or other property held by any federal agency or any officer or employee thereof, whether occasioned by contract or operation of law or otherwise, except bonuses and gratuities, which has remained unclaimed by the owner for:

    California Government Code 12461.1

  • unconventional pistol: means a firearm with both of the following characteristics:

    California Revenue and Taxation Code 30457.1

  • Underutilization: means having a statistically significant, smaller percentage of persons of a group in an occupation or at a level in a state agency than would reasonably be expected by their percentage representation in the relevant labor force. See California Penal Code 26040
  • undetectable knife: means any knife or other instrument, with or without a handguard, that satisfies all of the following requirements:

    California Revenue and Taxation Code 30457.3

  • Undue hardship: means an action requiring significant difficulty or expense, when considered in light of the following factors:

    California Government Code 31644

  • unidentified person: means a person, living or deceased, whose identity the local investigative agency is unable to determine. See California Government Code 14678
  • Uninhabited territory: means territory where less than 12 persons who have been registered to vote within the territory for at least 54 days reside at the time of filing of a petition or resolution for county boundary change. See California Government Code 14074.2
  • United States: means the United States of America, and includes any Territory or insular possession of the United States. See California Penal Code 25545
  • United States: means the United States of America, and in relation to any particular matter includes the officers, agents, employees, agencies, or instrumentalities authorized to act in relation thereto. See California Government Code 54407
  • United States: includes any department, board, or agency thereof. See California Government Code 54141
  • unsafe handgun: means any pistol, revolver, or other firearm capable of being concealed upon the person, for which any of the following is true:

    California Penal Code 31910

  • User: means a person using water for domestic purposes. See California Health and Safety Code 116275
  • Value of the uninhabited territory: means the value of land and improvements thereon. See California Government Code 14074.2
  • vehicle air-conditioner: means mechanical vapor compression refrigeration equipment used to cool the driver's or passenger compartment of any motor vehicle. See California Government Code 12063
  • Vessel: means every description of craft or other contrivance used, or capable of being used, as a means of transportation in or on water. See California Health and Safety Code 117510
  • Veteran: means a person who is eligible for benefits under this chapter. See California Government Code 14000.6
  • 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
  • veterans service organization: means any association or organization which is composed solely of persons who served honorably in time of war or in time of peace in a campaign or expedition for service in which a medal has been authorized by the government of the United States, as members of the Armed Forces of the United States, or who as citizens of the United States served honorably in time of war as members of the armed forces of any nation whose government was allied with the United States during that war, and which is organized for patriotic, fraternal, and benevolent objects. See California Government Code 14055
  • Veterinary food-animal drugs: as used in this chapter shall include the following:

    California Education Code 88262

  • Victim: means an individual who sustains injury or death as a direct result of a crime as specified in subdivision (e) of Section 13955. See California Government Code 13951
  • Victim center: means a victim and witness assistance center that receives funds pursuant to Section 13835. See California Government Code 13951
  • Voter: means a voter or elector as respectively defined in the principal act of each district or agency. See California Education Code 88244
  • Voter turnout: means the percentage of voters who are eligible to cast ballots within a given political subdivision who voted. See California Education Code 89525
  • Waste: includes sewage and any and all other waste substances, liquid, solid, gaseous, or radioactive, associated with human habitation, or of human or animal origin, or from any producing, manufacturing, or processing operation, including waste placed within containers of whatever nature prior to, and for purposes of, disposal. See California Health and Safety Code 116410
  • Wastewater certificate: means a certificate of competency issued by the state board stating that a person has met the requirements to be certified for a specific classification and grade level in the certification program. See California Health and Safety Code 118505
  • Wastewater treatment plant: means any of the following:

    California Health and Safety Code 118505

  • Water agency: as used in this part means any public corporation, district, political subdivision, or any other agency or authority now or hereafter organized under the laws of this state which develops, stores, distributes or supplies water. See California Health and Safety Code 106885
  • Water distribution operator certificate: means a certificate of competency issued by the state board stating that a person has met the requirements to be certified to operate a water distribution system for a specified grade level. See California Health and Safety Code 106876
  • Water distribution system: means any combination of pipes, tanks, pumps, and other physical features that deliver water from the source or water treatment plant to the consumer. See California Health and Safety Code 116275
  • water district: means any district or other political subdivision, other than a city or county, a primary function of which is the irrigation, reclamation, or drainage of land or the diversion, storage, management, or distribution of water primarily for domestic, municipal, agricultural, industrial, recreation, fish and wildlife enhancement, flood control, or power production purposes. See California Health and Safety Code 101470
  • Water quality control: means the regulation of any activity or factor which may affect the quality of the waters of the state and includes the prevention and correction of water pollution and nuisance. See California Health and Safety Code 116410
  • Water quality control plan: consists of a designation or establishment for the waters within a specified area of all of the following:

    California Health and Safety Code 116410

  • Water quality objectives: means the limits or levels of water quality constituents or characteristics which are established for the reasonable protection of beneficial uses of water or the prevention of nuisance within a specific area. See California Health and Safety Code 116410
  • Water recycling treatment plant: means a wastewater treatment plant that further treats secondary or tertiary effluent, or both, for the purpose of meeting the uniform statewide recycling criteria established pursuant to Section 13521 for the use of recycled water. See California Health and Safety Code 118505
  • Water treatment operator certificate: means a certificate of competency issued by the state board stating that a person has met the requirements to be certified to operate a water treatment plant for a specific classification and grade level. See California Health and Safety Code 106876
  • Waters of the state: means any surface water or groundwater, including saline waters, within the boundaries of the state. See California Health and Safety Code 116410
  • Waterworks standards: means regulations adopted by the state board entitled "California Waterworks Standards" (Chapter 16 (commencing with Section 64551) of Division 4 of Title 22 of the California Code of Regulations). See California Health and Safety Code 116275
  • Wholesaler: means a wholesaler as defined in Section 30016 of the Revenue and Taxation Code. See California Government Code 54237.3
  • wholesaler: means any person who is licensed as a dealer pursuant to Chapter 44 (commencing with Section 921) of Title 18 of the United States Code and the regulations issued pursuant thereto, who sells, transfers, or assigns firearms, or parts of firearms, to persons who are licensed as manufacturers, importers, or gunsmiths pursuant to Chapter 44 (commencing with Section 921) of Title 18 of the United States Code, or persons licensed pursuant to Sections 26700 to 26915, inclusive, and includes persons who receive finished parts of firearms and assemble them into completed or partially completed firearms in furtherance of that purpose. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 30458.5
  • Wiping rags: as used in this article means cloths and rags, other than reusable rental cloths or towels, used for any or all of the following purposes:

    California Health and Safety Code 118450

  • women business enterprise: include an enterprise of which 50 percent is owned and controlled by one or more minorities and the other 50 percent is owned and controlled by one or more women, or, in the case of a publicly owned business, 50 percent of the stock of which is owned and controlled by one or more minorities and the other 50 percent is owned and controlled by one or more women. See California Government Code 22810
  • Working capital: means moneys to be used by, or on behalf of, a project sponsor to pay or prepay maintenance or operation expenses or any other costs that would be treated as an expense item, under generally accepted accounting principles, in connection with the ownership or operation of a project, including, but not limited to, reserves for maintenance or operation expenses, interest for a period not to exceed one year on any loan for working capital made pursuant to this division, and reserves for debt service with respect to, and any costs necessary or incidental to, that financing. See California Government Code 53395.20
  • writing pen knife: means a device that appears to be a writing pen but has concealed within it a pointed, metallic shaft that is designed to be a stabbing instrument which is exposed by mechanical action or gravity which locks into place when extended or the pointed, metallic shaft is exposed by the removal of the cap or cover on the device. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 30458.6
  • Zone: means a zone formed pursuant to Article 8 (commencing with Section 25217). See California Government Code 25210.2