§ 11500 In this chapter unless the context or subject matter otherwise …
§ 11501 (a) This chapter applies to any agency as determined by the …
§ 11502 (a) All hearings of state agencies required to be conducted …
§ 11503 (a) A hearing to determine whether a right, authority, license, …
§ 11504 A hearing to determine whether a right, authority, license, or …
§ 11504.5 In the following sections of this chapter, all references to …
§ 11505 (a) Upon the filing of the accusation or District Statement of …
§ 11506 (a) Within 15 days after service of the accusation or District …
§ 11507 At any time before the matter is submitted for decision, the agency …
§ 11507.3 (a) When proceedings that involve a common question of law or …
§ 11507.5 The provisions of Section 11507.6 provide the exclusive right to and …
§ 11507.6 After initiation of a proceeding in which a respondent or other party …
§ 11507.7 (a) Any party claiming the party’s request for discovery …
§ 11508 (a) The agency shall consult the office, and subject to the …
§ 11509 The agency shall deliver or mail a notice of hearing to all parties …
§ 11511 On verified petition of any party, an administrative law judge or, if …
§ 11511.5 (a) On motion of a party or by order of an administrative law …
§ 11511.7 (a) The administrative law judge may order the parties to attend …
§ 11512 (a) Every hearing in a contested case shall be presided over by …
§ 11513 (a) Oral evidence shall be taken only on oath or …
§ 11514 (a) At any time 10 or more days prior to a hearing or a …
§ 11515 In reaching a decision official notice may be taken, either before or …
§ 11516 The agency may order amendment of the accusation or District …
§ 11517 (a) A contested case may be originally heard by the agency …
§ 11518 Copies of the decision shall be delivered to the parties personally …
§ 11518.5 (a) Within 15 days after service of a copy of the decision on a …
§ 11519 (a) The decision shall become effective 30 days after it is …
§ 11519.1 (a) A decision rendered against a licensee under Article 1 …
§ 11520 (a) If the respondent either fails to file a notice of defense, …
§ 11521 (a) The agency itself may order a reconsideration of all or part …
§ 11522 A person whose license has been revoked or suspended may petition the …
§ 11523 Judicial review may be had by filing a petition for a writ of mandate …
§ 11524 (a) The agency may grant continuances. When an administrative …
§ 11526 The members of an agency qualified to vote on any question may vote …
§ 11527 Any sums authorized to be expended under this chapter by any agency …
§ 11528 In any proceedings under this chapter any agency, agency member, …
§ 11529 (a) The administrative law judge of the Medical Quality Hearing …

Terms Used In California Codes > Government Code > Title 2 > Division 3 > Part 1 > Chapter 5

  • Accessible: means that the information provided on the paper cast vote record from the voter verified paper audit trail mechanism is provided or conveyed to voters via both a visual and a nonvisual method, such as through an audio component. See California Government Code 19061
  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • 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
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • ballot: means any of the following:

    California Education Code 88078

  • Board: means the Voting Modernization Board, established pursuant to Section 19256. See California Government Code 19050.4
  • Bond: means a state general obligation bond issued pursuant to this article adopting the provisions of the State General Obligation Bond Law. See California Government Code 19050.4
  • candidate: includes any officeholder who is subject to a recall election. See California Education Code 88085
  • Clerk: means the county elections official, registrar of voters, city clerk, or other officer or board charged with the duty of conducting any election. See California Education Code 88087
  • Committee: means the Voting Modernization Finance Committee, established pursuant to Section 19253. See California Government Code 19050.4
  • Common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
  • Conservation actions on private lands: means projects with willing landowners that involve the adaptive flexible management or protection of natural resources in response to changing conditions and threats to habitat and wildlife. See California Government Code 18903
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • County: includes city and county. See California Education Code 19428
  • Department: means the Department of Parks and Recreation. See California Government Code 18903
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Deposition: An oral statement made before an officer authorized by law to administer oaths. Such statements are often taken to examine potential witnesses, to obtain discovery, or to be used later in trial.
  • Direct recording electronic voting system: means a voting system that records a vote electronically and does not require or permit the voter to record his or her vote directly onto a tangible ballot. See California Government Code 19061
  • Disadvantaged community: means a community with a median household income less than 80 percent of the statewide average. See California Government Code 18903
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Election: means any election including a primary that is provided for under this code. See California Education Code 88097
  • Election board: means the board of supervisors of each county, the city council or other governing body of a city, or any board or officer to whom similar powers and duties are given by any charter. See California Education Code 88098
  • Elections official: means any of the following:

    California Education Code 88100

  • Elector: means a person who is a United States citizen 18 years of age or older and, except as specified in subdivision (b), is a resident of an election precinct in this state on or before the day of an election. See California Education Code 88101
  • 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.
  • Fund: means the California Drought, Water, Parks, Climate, Coastal Protection, and Outdoor Access For All Fund, created by Section 80032. See California Government Code 18903
  • Fund: means the Voting Modernization Fund, created pursuant to subdivision (b) of Section 19254. See California Government Code 19050.4
  • Hearsay: Statements by a witness who did not see or hear the incident in question but heard about it from someone else. Hearsay is usually not admissible as evidence in court.
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Inspector: means the supervisor of the precinct board of which he or she is a member. See California Education Code 88104.5
  • 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
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Measure: means any constitutional amendment or other proposition submitted to a popular vote at any election. See California Education Code 88108
  • Oath: includes affirmation. See California Education Code 19423
  • Oral argument: An opportunity for lawyers to summarize their position before the court and also to answer the judges' questions.
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Paper cast vote record: means an auditable document that corresponds to the selection made on the voter's ballot and lists the contests on the ballot and the voter's selections for those contests. See California Education Code 88086
  • Parallel monitoring: means the testing of a randomly selected sampling of voting equipment on election day designed to simulate actual election conditions to confirm that the system is registering votes accurately. See California Government Code 19061
  • Party: means a political party or organization that has qualified for participation in any primary or presidential general election. See California Education Code 88122
  • party-nominated office: means any of the following offices:

    California Education Code 88121

  • Person: includes any person, firm, association, organization, partnership, limited liability company, business trust, corporation, or company. See California Education Code 19426
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Pleadings: Written statements of the parties in a civil case of their positions. In the federal courts, the principal pleadings are the complaint and the answer.
  • Polling place: means a location where a voter casts a ballot and includes the following terms, as applicable: poll, polling location, and vote center. See California Education Code 88123
  • Precinct: means a geographical area within a county that is made up of voters and is formed pursuant to Chapter 3 (commencing with Section 12200) of Division 12. See California Education Code 88124
  • precinct board: means the board appointed by the elections official to serve at a vote center. See California Education Code 88125
  • Precinct board member: is a member of the precinct board and includes an election officer. See California Education Code 88125
  • Presiding officer: A majority-party Senator who presides over the Senate and is charged with maintaining order and decorum, recognizing Members to speak, and interpreting the Senate's rules, practices and precedents.
  • 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 Education Code 19431
  • Protection: means those actions necessary to prevent harm or damage to persons, property, or natural, cultural, and historic resources, actions to improve access to public open-space areas, or actions to allow the continued use and enjoyment of property or natural, cultural, and historic resources, and includes site monitoring, acquisition, development, restoration, preservation, and interpretation. See California Government Code 18903
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • 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.
  • Reporter: Makes a record of court proceedings and prepares a transcript, and also publishes the court's opinions or decisions (in the courts of appeals).
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • Restoration: means the improvement of physical structures or facilities and, in the case of natural systems and landscape features, includes, but is not limited to, projects for the control of erosion, stormwater capture and storage or to otherwise reduce stormwater pollution, the control and elimination of invasive species, the planting of native species, the removal of waste and debris, prescribed burning, fuel hazard reduction, fencing out threats to existing or restored natural resources, road elimination, improving instream, riparian, or managed wetland habitat conditions, and other plant and wildlife habitat improvement to increase the natural system value of the property or coastal or ocean resource. See California Government Code 18903
  • 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.
  • State: means the State of California, unless applied to the different parts of the United States. See California Education Code 19427
  • state agency: includes every state office, officer, department, division, bureau, board, and commission. See California Government Code 11000
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.
  • Voter: means any elector who is registered under this code. See California Education Code 88183
  • Voter verified paper audit trail: means a paper cast vote record containing a copy of each of the voter's selections that allows each voter to confirm his or her selections before the voter casts his or her ballot for systems that do not contain a paper ballot. See California Government Code 19061
  • Voter-nominated office: means a congressional or state elective office for which a candidate may choose to have his or her party preference or lack of party preference indicated upon the ballot. See California Education Code 88185
  • Voting device: means any device used in conjunction with a ballot card or cards to indicate the choice of the voter by marking, punching, or slotting the ballot card. See California Education Code 88186
  • Voting machine: means any electronic device, including, but not limited to, a precinct optical scanner and a direct recording voting system, into which a voter may enter his or her votes, and which, by means of electronic tabulation and generation of printouts or other tangible, human-readable records, furnishes a total of the number of votes cast for each candidate and for or against each measure. See California Education Code 88190
  • Voting system: means a mechanical, electromechanical, or electronic system and its software, or any combination of these used for casting a ballot, tabulating votes, or both. See California Education Code 88191
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.