§ 11000 (a) As used in this title, “state agency” includes every state …
§ 11000.5 (a) A state agency shall not permit an evaluator to review a …
§ 11000.7 Notwithstanding any other provision of law, every state agency shall …
§ 11000.10 (a) (1) Any state agency, including, but not limited to, a …
§ 11001 Any state agency may make exhibits descriptive or illustrative of any …
§ 11002 If a remittance to cover a payment required by law to be made to the …
§ 11003 If an application, tax return or claim for credit or refund required …
§ 11004 Sections 11002 and 11003 do not apply to:(a) Applications or …
§ 11005 (a) Unless the Legislature specifically provides that approval …
§ 11005.1 The Director of Finance may accept on behalf of the State any gift of …
§ 11005.2 (a) Unless the Legislature specifically provides that approval …
§ 11005.3 Any state department, board, or commission may lease any real …
§ 11005.4 (a) For purposes of this section, the following terms have the …
§ 11005.5 After January 1, 1983, if property is to be constructed, purchased, …
§ 11005.6 Any lease of property by a state agency for warehouse or office uses …
§ 11005.7 The Department of General Services on or before July 1, 1991, shall …
§ 11006 (a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, a state agency …
§ 11006.5 (a) It is the intent of the Legislature that Year 2000 Problem …
§ 11007 (a) Except as expressly authorized by law or as specifically …
§ 11007.1 (a) The Department of Transportation, when it has acquired title …
§ 11007.4 (a) As used in this section:(1) “Employee” includes an …
§ 11007.5 Any state agency, with the approval of the Department of General …
§ 11007.6 Any state agency may, subject to rules and regulations of the …
§ 11007.7 (a) The procurement of insurance or official bonds by any state …
§ 11007.8 (a) If a state agency is authorized to procure insurance, that …
§ 11008 Whenever any State agency except the State Compensation Insurance …
§ 11008.2 Any regulation, order, or other action, adopted, prescribed, taken, …
§ 11008.5 Any program administered in part or whole by the Technology, Trade, …
§ 11009 Except as otherwise expressly provided by law, the members of State …
§ 11009.5 (a) For purposes of this section:(1) “Displaced” means a …
§ 11010 (a) When a state agency, supported from the General Fund, is …
§ 11010.5 (a) Where authority is vested in any state agency to contract on …
§ 11011 (a) On or before December 31 of each year, each state agency …
§ 11011.1 (a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, except Article …
§ 11011.2 (a) (1) Notwithstanding any other law, including, but not …
§ 11011.5 (a) If no state or other public entity seeks to obtain title to …
§ 11011.6 Any local agency or nonprofit affordable housing sponsor that wishes …
§ 11011.7 All real property acquired for park and recreation purposes by the …
§ 11011.8 (a) On or before December 31 of each year, the Department of …
§ 11011.11 (a) The Legislature finds and declares as follows:(1) There …
§ 11011.13 For purposes of Section 11011.15, the following definitions shall …
§ 11011.14 (a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the Director of …
§ 11011.15 (a) The Department of General Services shall maintain a complete …
§ 11011.16 The inventory prepared pursuant to Section 11011.15 shall contain the …
§ 11011.17 (a) The University of California, by July 1, 1988, shall furnish …
§ 11011.18 The Department of Transportation, by July 1, 2002, shall furnish to …
§ 11011.19 (a) The State Lands Commission, by July 1, 2011, shall furnish …
§ 11011.20 v2 (a) Any private person or private company which advertises that …
§ 11011.21 (a) The Legislature finds and declares that the Department of …
§ 11011.24 (a) Except as provided in subdivisions (b) and (c), the Director …
§ 11011.25 (a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the Director of …
§ 11011.26 The Director of General Services, subject to the approval of the …
§ 11011.27 (a) Notwithstanding any other law, the department may advertise …
§ 11011.28 (a) Notwithstanding Section 11011.1, the Director of General …
§ 11011.29 (a) When a state agency builds upon state-owned real property, …
§ 11012 Whenever any state agency, including, but not limited to, state …
§ 11012.5 (a) The Director of General Services may exercise the option to …
§ 11013 The director of any state department, subject to approval of the …
§ 11014 (a) In exercising the powers and duties granted to and imposed …
§ 11015 No state funds under the control of an officer or employee of the …
§ 11015.5 (a) On or after July 1, 2001, unless otherwise authorized by the …
§ 11016 Any state agency may, within the powers otherwise conferred by law …
§ 11016.1 Notwithstanding any other provisions of law to the contrary, if …
§ 11016.5 Each state agency may contract with a joint powers authority that is …
§ 11016.9 (a) Each state agency shall establish clear flextime policies …
§ 11017 Notwithstanding any other provision of law, each state agency in …
§ 11017.1 Each state agency shall take all practical and reasonable steps to …
§ 11017.5 (a) When a statute is enacted establishing a new program or …
§ 11017.6 Every state agency responsible for implementing a statute which …
§ 11018 Every state agency which is authorized by any law to conduct …
§ 11018.5 (a) The Bureau of Real Estate, on or after July 1, 2001, unless …
§ 11019 (a) Any department or authority specified in subdivision (b) …
§ 11019.5 (a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, but to the …
§ 11019.6 (a) Notwithstanding any other provision of state law, and to the …
§ 11019.7 (a) A state agency shall not send any outgoing United States …
§ 11019.8 (a) All state agencies, as defined in Section 11000, are …
§ 11019.9 (a) Each state department and state agency shall enact and …
§ 11019.10 Except as provided in the Budget Act and implementing statutes, no …
§ 11019.11 (a) Every state agency that requests on any written form or …

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

  • Affirmed: In the practice of the appellate courts, the decree or order is declared valid and will stand as rendered in the lower court.
  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Bail: Security given for the release of a criminal defendant or witness from legal custody (usually in the form of money) to secure his/her appearance on the day and time appointed.
  • Bankruptcy: Refers to statutes and judicial proceedings involving persons or businesses that cannot pay their debts and seek the assistance of the court in getting a fresh start. Under the protection of the bankruptcy court, debtors may discharge their debts, perhaps by paying a portion of each debt. Bankruptcy judges preside over these proceedings.
  • board: means any entity listed in Section 101, the entities referred to in Sections 1000 and 3600, the State Bar, the Department of Real Estate, and any other state agency that issues a license, certificate, or registration authorizing a person to engage in a business or profession. See California Business and Professions Code 31
  • City: includes "city and county" and "incorporated town" but does not include "unincorporated town" or "village. See California Government Code 20
  • City: includes city and county. See California Business and Professions Code 18
  • coin dealer: means any person, firm, partnership, or corporation whose principal business is the buying, selling, and trading of coins, monetized bullion, or commercial grade ingots of gold, or silver, or other precious metals. See California Business and Professions Code 21626
  • Commercial grade ingots: means 0. See California Business and Professions Code 21627
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Consumer: means an individual, firm, partnership, association or corporation who buys for his or her own use, or for the use of another, but not for resale. See California Business and Professions Code 21500
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • County: includes city and county. See California Food and Agricultural Code 29
  • County: includes city and county. See California Government Code 19
  • County: includes city and county. See California Health and Safety Code 14
  • County: includes city and county. See California Business and Professions Code 17
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Department: means the Department of Food and Agriculture. See California Food and Agricultural Code 32
  • department: means State Department of Health Services. See California Health and Safety Code 20
  • Director: means "State Director of Health Services. See California Health and Safety Code 21
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Embezzlement: In most states, embezzlement is defined as theft/larceny of assets (money or property) by a person in a position of trust or responsibility over those assets. Embezzlement typically occurs in the employment and corporate settings. Source: OCC
  • Entitlement: A Federal program or provision of law that requires payments to any person or unit of government that meets the eligibility criteria established by law. Entitlements constitute a binding obligation on the part of the Federal Government, and eligible recipients have legal recourse if the obligation is not fulfilled. Social Security and veterans' compensation and pensions are examples of entitlement programs.
  • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Escrow: Money given to a third party to be held for payment until certain conditions are met.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Executor: A male person named in a will to carry out the decedent
  • Fair market value: The price at which an asset would change hands in a transaction between a willing, informed buyer and a willing, informed seller.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Indemnification: In general, a collateral contract or assurance under which one person agrees to secure another person against either anticipated financial losses or potential adverse legal consequences. Source: FDIC
  • Industrial hygiene: means the science and art devoted to the anticipation, recognition, evaluation, and control of environmental factors or stresses which may cause sickness, impaired health and well-being, or significant discomfort and inefficiency among workers or among the citizens of a community. See California Business and Professions Code 20700
  • Industrial hygiene certification organization: means a professional organization of certified industrial hygienists that has been established to improve the practice and educational standards of the profession of industrial hygiene through a certification process, by certifying industrial hygienists through an examination administered by the certification organization. See California Business and Professions Code 20700
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • junk: means any and all secondhand and used machinery and all ferrous and nonferrous scrap metals and alloys, including any and all secondhand and used furniture, pallets, or other personal property, other than livestock, or parts or portions thereof. See California Business and Professions Code 21600
  • junk dealer: includes any person engaged in the business of buying, selling and dealing in junk, any person purchasing, gathering, collecting, soliciting or traveling about from place to place procuring junk, and any person operating, carrying on, conducting or maintaining a junk yard or place where junk is gathered together and stored or kept for shipment, sale or transfer. See California Business and Professions Code 21601
  • Junk dealer: has the meaning defined in Section 21601. See California Business and Professions Code 21651
  • junk yard: includes any yard, plot, space, inclosure, building or any other place where junk is collected, stored, gathered together and kept. See California Business and Professions Code 21602
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • license: means license, certificate, registration, or other means to engage in a business or profession regulated by this code or referred to in Section 1000 or 3600. See California Business and Professions Code 23.7
  • Licensee: means any person authorized by a license, certificate, registration, or other means to engage in a business or profession regulated by this code or referred to in Sections 1000 and 3600. See California Business and Professions Code 23.8
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Nolo contendere: No contest-has the same effect as a plea of guilty, as far as the criminal sentence is concerned, but may not be considered as an admission of guilt for any other purpose.
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Oral argument: An opportunity for lawyers to summarize their position before the court and also to answer the judges' questions.
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Person: means any individual, partnership, association, corporation, limited liability company, or any organized group of persons whether incorporated or not. See California Food and Agricultural Code 38
  • Person: includes any person, firm, association, organization, partnership, limited liability company, business trust, corporation, or company. See California Government Code 17
  • Person: means any person, firm, association, organization, partnership, business trust, corporation, limited liability company, or company. See California Health and Safety Code 19
  • Person: means an individual, firm, partnership, association, limited liability company, or corporation engaged in the business of selling watches. See California Business and Professions Code 21500
  • Person: as used in this article includes firm and corporation. See California Business and Professions Code 21550
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Process: includes a writ or summons issued in the course of judicial proceedings of either a civil or criminal nature. See California Government Code 22
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • scrap metals and alloys: includes , but is not limited to, materials and equipment commonly used in construction, agricultural operations and electrical power generation, railroad equipment, oil well rigs, nonferrous materials, stainless steel, and nickel which are offered for sale to any junk dealer or recycler, but does not include scrap iron, household generated waste, or aluminum beverage containers, as defined in Chapter 2 (commencing with Section 14502) of Division 12. See California Business and Professions Code 21600
  • secondhand dealer: as used in this article , means and includes any person, copartnership, firm, or corporation whose business includes buying, selling, trading, taking in pawn, accepting for sale on consignment, accepting for auctioning, or auctioning secondhand tangible personal property. See California Business and Professions Code 21626
  • Secondhand dealer: has the meaning defined in Section 21626. See California Business and Professions Code 21651
  • Secretary: means the Secretary of Food and Agriculture. See California Food and Agricultural Code 35
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • significant class of stolen goods: means those items determined through the Department of Justice's most recent OpenJustice Web portal update to constitute more than 10 percent of property reported stolen in the calendar year preceding the annual posting of the list of significant classes of stolen goods. See California Business and Professions Code 21627
  • State: means the State of California, unless applied to the different parts of the United States. See California Government Code 18
  • State: means the State of California, unless applied to the different parts of the United States. See California Health and Safety Code 23
  • State: means the State of California, unless applied to the different parts of the United States. See California Business and Professions Code 21
  • state agency: includes every state office, officer, department, division, bureau, board, and commission. See California Government Code 11000
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Subdivision: means a subdivision of the section in which that term occurs unless some other section is expressly mentioned. See California Food and Agricultural Code 49
  • Subdivision: means a subdivision of the section in which the term occurs unless some other section is expressly mentioned. See California Government Code 10
  • Subdivision: means a subdivision of the section in which that term occurs, unless some other section is expressly mentioned. See California Business and Professions Code 15
  • swap meet: as used in this article , includes a flea market or an open-air market and means an event, regardless of the number of persons offering or displaying personal property or the absence of fees, at which used personal property is offered or displayed for sale or exchange if the event is held more than six times in any 12-month period. See California Business and Professions Code 21661
  • tangible personal property: means all secondhand tangible personal property that bears a serial number or personalized initials or inscription or that, at the time it is acquired by the secondhand dealer, bears evidence of having had a serial number or personalized initials or inscription. See California Business and Professions Code 21627
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Tort: A civil wrong or breach of a duty to another person, as outlined by law. A very common tort is negligent operation of a motor vehicle that results in property damage and personal injury in an automobile accident.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • Verdict: The decision of a petit jury or a judge.
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.