§ 16720 This chapter shall be known and may be cited as the State General …
§ 16721 The purpose of this chapter is to provide a procedure which may be …
§ 16722 As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the following …
§ 16723 Any bond act may adopt the provisions of this chapter by reference to …
§ 16724 The bond act shall contain all of the following provisions:(a) A …
§ 16724.4 Any state bond measure approved by the voters on or after January 1, …
§ 16724.5 (a) For purposes of this section, “revolving fund” means the …
§ 16724.6 There is hereby transferred from any bond fund created for the …
§ 16724.7 Costs incurred by the state in connection with state general …
§ 16725 The Controller, the State Treasurer and the committee shall keep full …
§ 16726 Upon request of the board stating that the purposes for which the …
§ 16727 Proceeds from the sale of any bonds issued pursuant to this chapter …

Terms Used In California Codes > Government Code > Title 2 > Division 4 > Part 3 > Chapter 4 > Article 1

  • Act: means the federal American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Public Law 111-5). See California Government Code 16632
  • 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.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • 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 16726
  • 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 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
  • Bond: means a state general obligation bond issued pursuant to an act adopting the provisions of this chapter. See California Government Code 16722
  • Bond act: means the act authorizing the issuance of state general obligation bonds and adopting this chapter by reference. See California Government Code 16722
  • Building: means any existing structure that includes a heating or cooling system, or both. See California Government Code 16632
  • City: includes "city and county" and "incorporated town" but does not include "unincorporated town" or "village. See California Education Code 19429
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • 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 1915
  • County: includes city and county. See California Education Code 19428
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Department: means the Department of General Services. See California Government Code 16632
  • department: means the Department of Transportation. See California Government Code 16724
  • Energy conservation measure: means an installation or modification of an installation in a building that is primarily intended to reduce energy consumption or allow the use of a more cost-effective energy source. See California Government Code 16632
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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 Energy Efficient State Property Revolving Fund or the Energy Efficiency Retrofit State Revolving Fund. See California Government Code 16632
  • Insignia: includes badge, motto, button, decoration, charm, emblem, or rosette. See California Government Code 16726
  • Interest rate: The amount paid by a borrower to a lender in exchange for the use of the lender's money for a certain period of time. Interest is paid on loans or on debt instruments, such as notes or bonds, either at regular intervals or as part of a lump sum payment when the issue matures. Source: OCC
  • Joint committee: Committees including membership from both houses of teh legislature. Joint committees are usually established with narrow jurisdictions and normally lack authority to report legislation.
  • 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
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • 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.
  • Person: includes a corporation as well as a natural person. See California Education Code 17496
  • 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
  • Project: means a purpose for which an allocation may be requested and made under this chapter. See California Government Code 16632
  • State: means the State of California, unless applied to the different parts of the United States. See California Education Code 77
  • State: means the State of California, unless applied to the different parts of the United States. See California Education Code 19427
  • State agency: means a unit of state government, including any department, agency, board, or commission under the State of California. See California Government Code 16632
  • 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 the term appears unless some other section is expressly mentioned. See California Education Code 17486
  • Subdivision: means a subdivision of the section in which the term occurs unless some other section is expressly mentioned. See California Education Code 19404
  • 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
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.