Part 1 GENERAL
Part 2 STATE CIVIL SERVICE
Part 2.5 FEDERAL GRANT-IN-AID MERIT SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS
Part 2.6 PERSONNEL ADMINISTRATION
Part 3 PUBLIC EMPLOYEES’ RETIREMENT SYSTEM
Part 3.4 INTERNAL REVENUE CODE COMPLIANCE AND REPLACEMENT BENEFIT PLAN
Part 4 FEDERAL OLD AGE AND SURVIVORS’ INSURANCE
Part 5 THE PUBLIC EMPLOYEES’ MEDICAL AND HOSPITAL CARE ACT
Part 6 STATE EMPLOYEES’ DENTAL CARE ACT
Part 6.1 VISION CARE PROGRAM FOR STATE ANNUITANTS
Part 6.5 CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY ANNUITANT VISION CARE PROGRAM
Part 6.7 RETIRED PUBLIC EMPLOYEES VISION CARE PROGRAM
Part 7 STATE PEACE OFFICERS’ AND FIREFIGHTERS’ DEFINED CONTRIBUTION PLAN
Part 8 SUPPLEMENTAL CONTRIBUTIONS PROGRAM
Part 9 HEALTH BENEFITS FOR DEPENDENTS OF STATE EMPLOYEES

Terms Used In California Codes > Government Code > Title 2 > Division 5 - PERSONNEL

  • Access: means the ability to receive, use, select, and manipulate data and operate controls included in voting technology and systems. See California Elections Code 19241
  • 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 Elections Code 19271
  • Account: means an arrangement under a terms-of-service agreement in which the custodian carries, maintains, processes, receives, or stores a digital asset of the user or provides goods or services to the user. See California Probate Code 871
  • Account in an insured credit union: means a share account in a credit union, either federally chartered or state licensed, that is insured under Title II of the Federal Credit Union Act (12 U. See California Probate Code 22
  • Account in an insured savings and loan association: means a savings account or mutual capital certificate of either of the following:

    California Probate Code 23

  • Acquire: includes purchase, condemnation, lease, and gift. See California Government Code 15802
  • Acquisition: means the acquisition of a fee interest or any other interest in real property including easements, leases and development rights. See California Public Resources Code 75005
  • Acquittal:
    1. Judgement that a criminal defendant has not been proved guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.
    2. A verdict of "not guilty."
     
  • Act: means the California Consumer Power and Conservation Financing Authority Act. See California Public Utilities Code 3302
  • Action: includes a civil action and a criminal action. See California Evidence Code 105
  • 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, resolution, order or ordinance. See California Government Code 54952.6
  • 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
  • Adequate progress: means all of the following:

    California Government Code 65007

  • Administrative officer: means the chief administrative officer, county administrator, county executive, county manager, or other officials employed in the several counties under various titles whose duties and responsibilities are comparable to the officials named herein. See California Government Code 29001
  • 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
  • Adopted budget: means the budget document formally approved by the board of supervisors after the required public hearings and deliberations on the recommended budget. See California Government Code 29001
  • adverse action: means dismissal, demotion, suspension, or other disciplinary action. See California Government Code 19570
  • Advertisement: means any written or printed communication, including a directory listing, except a free telephone directory listing that does not allow space for a license number. See California Business and Professions Code 7500.1
  • Advertising medium: includes banner, sign, placard, poster, streamer, and card. See California Business and Professions Code 13400
  • Advice and consent: Under the Constitution, presidential nominations for executive and judicial posts take effect only when confirmed by the Senate, and international treaties become effective only when the Senate approves them by a two-thirds vote.
  • Advocate: as used in this part means the "Property Taxpayers' Advocate" designated pursuant to Section 5904. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 5903
  • Affected property: means any real property that actually declines in fair market value because of acquisition by a public entity for public use of other real property and a change in the use of the real property acquired by the public entity. See California Government Code 7260
  • Age: refers to the chronological age of any individual who has reached a 40th birthday. See California Government Code 12926
  • Agency: means the Resources Agency. See California Public Resources Code 5812
  • Agency: means the agency authorized under Section 66957 to expend money in the fund. See California Government Code 66953
  • Agency head: means the individual responsible for the overall operations of a state agency. See California Government Code 13404
  • agency shop: means an arrangement that requires an employee, as a condition of continued employment, either to join the recognized employee organization, or to pay the organization a service fee in an amount not to exceed the standard initiation fee, periodic dues, and general assessments of that organization for the duration of the agreement or for a period of three years from the effective date of the agreement, whichever comes first. See California Government Code 71814
  • All-terrain vehicle: means a motor vehicle subject to subdivision (a) of Section 38010 that is all of the following:

    California Vehicle Code 111

  • all-terrain vehicle safety instructor: is a person who is sponsored by an all-terrain vehicle safety training organization, who has completed a course in all-terrain vehicle safety instruction administered by an approved all-terrain vehicle safety training organization, and who has been licensed by the department pursuant to Section 11105. See California Vehicle Code 111.3
  • all-terrain vehicle safety training organization: is a ny organization which is approved to offer a program of instruction in all-terrain vehicle safety, including all-terrain vehicle safety instruction training, by the Off-Highway Vehicle Safety Education Committee and which has been issued a license by the department pursuant to Section 11105. See California Vehicle Code 111.5
  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • animal: includes :

    California Food and Agricultural Code 21701

  • antiknock index number: when used in this chapter, means that number assigned to a spark-ignition engine fuel that designates the antiknock quality. See California Business and Professions Code 13400
  • Appeals board: means the California Unemployment Insurance Appeals Board. See California Government Code 19878
  • Appeals board: means the California Unemployment Insurance Appeals Board. See California Education Code 89529.15
  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • 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
  • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
  • Appraisal: means a written statement independently and impartially prepared by a qualified appraiser setting forth an opinion of defined value of an adequately described property as of a specific date, supported by the presentation and analysis of relevant market information. See California Government Code 7260
  • Approved: as used in this article , means the approval of the legislative body of the local agency, as the result of investigation and tests conducted by such agency or by reason of the accepted principles or tests by recognized national or state authorities, technical, or scientific organizations. See California Government Code 50022.1
  • Area: means the Mendocino Woodlands Special Treatment Area within the Jackson State Forest, consisting of 2,550 acres, more or less, of state-owned lands lying within the south half of Section 12 of. See California Public Resources Code 5823
  • Arraignment: A proceeding in which an individual who is accused of committing a crime is brought into court, told of the charges, and asked to plead guilty or not guilty.
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • assessed value: means 25 percent of full value to, and including, the 1980-81 fiscal year, and 100 percent of full value for the 1981-82 fiscal year and fiscal years thereafter. See California Government Code 25
  • At-large method of election: means any of the following methods of electing members to the governing body of a political subdivision:

    California Elections Code 14026

  • Attorney-in-fact: A person who, acting as an agent, is given written authorization by another person to transact business for him (her) out of court.
  • Auditor: means the county auditor or that officer whose responsibilities include those designated in Chapter 4 (commencing with Section 26900) of Division 2. See California Government Code 29001
  • Authority: means the Tri-Valley-San Joaquin Valley Regional Rail Authority created under this chapter. See California Public Utilities Code 132651
  • Authority: means the California Consumer Power and Conservation Financing Authority established pursuant to Section 3320 and any board, commission, department, or officer succeeding to the functions thereof, or to whom the powers conferred upon the authority by this division shall be given by law. See California Public Utilities Code 3302
  • Authority: means the High-Speed Rail Authority. See California Public Utilities Code 185012
  • automobile dismantler: is a ny person not otherwise expressly excluded by Section 221 who:

    California Vehicle Code 220

  • automobile driver training: shall be deemed to refer to the laboratory phase of driver education described by Section 51852 of the Education Code. See California Vehicle Code 223
  • Automotive spark-ignition engine fuel: means a product used for the generation of power in a spark-ignition internal combustion engine. See California Business and Professions Code 13400
  • auxiliary dolly: is a vehicle, not designed for carrying persons or property on its own structure, which is so constructed and used in conjunction with a semitrailer as to support a portion of the weight of the semitrailer and any load thereon, but not permanently attached to the semitrailer, although a part of the weight of such dolly may rest on another vehicle. See California Vehicle Code 225
  • auxiliary organization: includes the following entities:

    California Education Code 89901

  • axle: is a structure or portion of a structure consisting of one or more shafts, spindles, or bearings in the same vertical transverse plane by means of which, in conjunction with wheels mounted on said shafts, spindles, or bearings, a portion of the weight of a vehicle and its load, if any, is continuously transmitted to the roadway when the vehicle is in motion. See California Vehicle Code 230
  • B-train assembly: is a rigid frame extension attached to the rear frame of a semitrailer which allows for a fifth wheel connection point for a second semitrailer. See California Vehicle Code 230.5
  • 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.
  • Bailiff: a court officer who enforces the rules of behavior in courtrooms.
  • ballot: means any of the following:

    California Elections Code 301

  • Ballot card: means a card or a number of cards upon which are printed, or identified by reference to the ballot, the names of candidates for nomination or election to one or more offices or the ballot titles of one or more measures. See California Elections Code 302
  • Ballot label: means that portion of the ballot containing the names of the candidates or a statement of a measure. See California Elections Code 303
  • Ballot on demand system: means a self-contained system that allows users to do both of the following on an as-needed basis:

    California Elections Code 303.4

  • Ballot title and summary: means the summary of the chief purpose and points including the fiscal impact summary of any measure that appears in the state voter information guide. See California Elections Code 303.5
  • Baseline: Projection of the receipts, outlays, and other budget amounts that would ensue in the future without any change in existing policy. Baseline projections are used to gauge the extent to which proposed legislation, if enacted into law, would alter current spending and revenue levels.
  • Basic system: as used in this article , means a telephone service which automatically connects a person dialing the digits "911" to an established public safety answering point through normal telephone service facilities. See California Government Code 53107
  • Beneficiary: means a person to whom a donative transfer of property is made or that person's successor in interest, and:

    California Probate Code 24

  • Bequest: Property gifted by will.
  • Best interests of the city: means a procurement process that is determined by the city to provide the best value and an expedited delivery schedule while maintaining a high level of quality workmanship and materials. See California Government Code 5975
  • Best value: means a value determined by objective criteria that shall include a combination of price, financing costs, features, functions, performance, life-cycle maintenance costs and abatement offsets, and development experience. See California Government Code 5975
  • board: means the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 20
  • Board: means the Voting Modernization Board, established pursuant to Section 19256. See California Elections Code 19252
  • Board: means the State Board of Forestry and Fire Protection. See California Public Resources Code 5093.52
  • Board: means the Board of Supervisors of the County of Los Angeles. See California Elections Code 21530
  • Board: means the Board of Supervisors of the County of San Diego. See California Elections Code 21550
  • Board: means the Wildlife Conservation Board. See California Public Resources Code 75005
  • Board: means the State Allocation Board. See California Education Code 17087
  • board: means the Livestock Identification Advisory Board. See California Food and Agricultural Code 20461
  • 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 governing board of the authority. See California Public Utilities Code 132651
  • Board: means the Board of Directors of the California Consumer Power and Conservation Financing Authority. See California Public Utilities Code 3302
  • board: means a county transit development board created pursuant to Chapter 2 (commencing with Section 120050). See California Public Utilities Code 120001
  • board: means the board of directors of the district. See California Public Utilities Code 125050
  • board: means the State Public Works Board, and "director" means Director of General Services. See California Government Code 15752
  • Board: means the State Public Works Board. See California Government Code 15802
  • board: means the California Victim Compensation Board. See California Government Code 13900
  • Board: means the board of supervisors of the county, or the same body acting as the governing board of a special district whose affairs and finances are under its supervision and control. See California Government Code 29001
  • Board: means the Trustees of the California State University. See California Education Code 90011
  • board of directors: means the legislative body or governing board of a district. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 2131
  • board of supervisors: means the board of supervisors of the county within which the city or territory is situated. See California Government Code 34001
  • board of supervisors: means the Board of Supervisors of the County of Orange. See California Government Code 26295.10
  • Bond: means a state general obligation bond issued pursuant to this article adopting the provisions of the State General Obligation Bond Law. See California Elections Code 19252
  • Bond purchase agreement: means a contractual agreement executed between the authority and an underwriter or underwriters and, where appropriate, a participating party, whereby the authority agrees to sell bonds issued pursuant to this division. See California Public Utilities Code 3302
  • bonds: means indebtedness and securities of any kind or class, including bonds, notes, bond anticipation notes, and commercial paper. See California Government Code 26295.6
  • Bonds: means bonds, including structured, senior, and subordinated bonds or other securities. See California Public Utilities Code 3302
  • Bonds: means revenue bonds, notes, including commercial paper notes or other forms of negotiable short-term indebtedness, or bond anticipation notes issued to finance prison facilities, interest during construction of prison facilities, reserve funds, and costs of issuance of the bonds, as the board may determine. See California Government Code 15819.1
  • Budget authority: Authority provided by law to enter into obligations that will result in outlays of Federal funds. Budget authority may be classified by the period of availability (one-year, multiyear, no-year), by the timing of congressional action (current or permanent), or by the manner of determining the amount available (definite or indefinite).
  • Budget year: means the fiscal year (July 1 through June 30) for which the budget is being prepared. See California Government Code 29001
  • Building: means a building owned and occupied, or leased and occupied, by the state. See California Government Code 19994.30
  • Building ordinances: means ordinances of a county or city regulating building and construction and removal of buildings, including ordinances relating to the matters set forth in Section 38660 and similar matters, and including ordinances relating to building permits and building inspection. See California Government Code 53090
  • Burden of producing evidence: means the obligation of a party to introduce evidence sufficient to avoid a ruling against him on the issue. See California Evidence Code 110
  • Burden of proof: means the obligation of a party to establish by evidence a requisite degree of belief concerning a fact in the mind of the trier of fact or the court. See California Evidence Code 115
  • bureau: means the Bureau of Security and Investigative Services. See California Business and Professions Code 7512.4
  • Bureau: means the Bureau of Security and Investigative Services. See California Business and Professions Code 7500.1
  • Bushy Lake: means a body of water in the Bushy Lake area with approximately 11 acres of water surface in the summer and approximately 80 acres in the winter. See California Public Resources Code 5831
  • Bushy Lake area: means that portion of the California Exposition flood plain bounded by the continuous line enclosing Bushy Lake, which line is 100 feet outside the 25-foot elevation contour line as limited on the north side by the waterside toe of the levee and as limited on the west side by a line 100 feet east of State Highway Route 80 as it exists on January 1, 1977. See California Public Resources Code 5831
  • business: includes every kind of business, governmental activity, profession, occupation, calling, or operation of institutions, whether carried on for profit or not. See California Evidence Code 1270
  • Business: includes every kind of business described in Section 1270. See California Evidence Code 1560
  • Business: means any lawful activity, except a farm operation, conducted for any of the following:

    California Government Code 7260

  • Business entity: means a partnership, corporation, or other legal entity that is able to provide appropriately licensed contracting, architectural, engineering, financial, operations, management, facilities maintenance, and other services for development of a new Long Beach Civic Center. See California Government Code 5975
  • 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 Business and Professions Code 16111
  • business opportunity: shall include the sale or lease of the business and goodwill of an existing business enterprise or opportunity. See California Business and Professions Code 10030
  • by districts: as used in this article shall mean election of members of the legislative body by voters of the district alone. See California Government Code 34871
  • Bylaws: as used in this part means the code or codes of rules used, adopted, or recognized for the regulation or management of the affairs of the corporation irrespective of the name or names by which such rules are designated. See California Corporations Code 9150
  • Cable television operator: means the person or entity providing cable television services through the cable television system. See California Government Code 53054.2
  • Cable television system: means a community antenna television system, under common ownership and control, serving a franchise area or two or more contiguous or electronically connected franchise areas. See California Government Code 53054.2
  • California Exposition flood plain: means that portion of state-owned California Exposition land in the American River flood plain as it exists on January 1, 1977. See California Public Resources Code 5831
  • California natural landmark: means property designated by the director as being of state significance to California because it is an outstanding example of major biological and geological features found within the boundaries of the state. See California Public Resources Code 5861
  • California Registry of Natural Landmarks: means the official listing of all designated California natural landmarks. See California Public Resources Code 5861
  • California Water Plan: means the California Water Plan Update Bulletin 160-05 and subsequent revisions and amendments. See California Public Resources Code 75005
  • camp trailer: is a vehicle designed to be used on a highway, capable of human habitation for camping or recreational purposes, that does not exceed 16 feet in overall length from the foremost point of the trailer hitch to the rear extremity of the trailer body and does not exceed 96 inches in width and includes any tent trailer. See California Vehicle Code 242
  • Campaign advertising or communication: means a communication authorized by a candidate or a candidate's controlled committee, as defined in Section 82016 of the Government Code, or by a committee making independent expenditures, as defined in Section 82031 of the Government Code, or by a committee formed primarily to support or oppose a ballot measure, as defined in Section 82047. See California Elections Code 304
  • camper: is a structure designed to be mounted upon a motor vehicle and to provide facilities for human habitation or camping purposes. See California Vehicle Code 243
  • candidate: includes any officeholder who is subject to a recall election. See California Elections Code 305
  • Cardcheck agreement: means a written agreement between an employer and a labor organization providing a procedure for determining employee preference on the subject of whether to be represented by a labor organization for collective bargaining, and if so, by which labor organization to be represented, that provides, at a minimum, the following:

    California Education Code 92625.1

  • Cargo tank: includes pumps, meters, valves, fittings, piping, and other appurtenances attached to a tank vehicle and used in connection with the flammable liquids or combustible liquids being transported in the cargo tank except that the volumetric capacity refers to the capacity of the container portion of a cargo tank. See California Vehicle Code 34003
  • Carrier: means the insurance company, nonprofit hospital service corporation, or other entity responsible for the payment of benefits or provision of services under a policy. See California Insurance Code 10128.1
  • Carries: means engages in the transmission of electronic communications. See California Probate Code 871
  • Case law: The law as laid down in cases that have been decided in the decisions of the courts.
  • Catalogue of electronic communications: means information that identifies each person with which a user has had an electronic communication, the time and date of the communication, and the electronic address of the person. See California Probate Code 871
  • Caucus: From the Algonquian Indian language, a caucus meant "to meet together." An informal organization of members of the legislature that exists to discuss issues of mutual concern and possibly to perform legislative research and policy planning for its members. There are regional, political or ideological, ethnic, and economic-based caucuses.
  • Cease and Desist Letter: A letter requesting that a company stops the activity mentioned in the letter. Source: OCC
  • center: means the California Habeas Corpus Resource Center, and "board" means the board of directors of the center. See California Government Code 68660
  • Center: means the Mendocino Woodlands Outdoor Center, consisting of 720 acres, more or less, of state-owned land and improvements located within the east half of the Northeast Quarter and the east half of the Southeast Quarter of Section 13 of the east half and southwest quarter of the Northeast Quarter and the east half and southwest quarter of the Southeast Quarter of Section 24 of T. See California Public Resources Code 5823
  • certificate: means the certification by a commissioner, or an inspector of the condition of any apiary which is to be transported to another state or country. See California Food and Agricultural Code 29140
  • certificate: means the certification by a commissioner, deputy commissioner, or inspector of the pest condition or treatment of any shipment of plants. See California Food and Agricultural Code 5201
  • certificated members: shall mean members who retain membership under this system while employed in positions subject to coverage under the Defined Benefit Program under the State Teachers' Retirement System. See California Government Code 20636.1
  • Charitable purpose: means the relief of poverty, the advancement of education or religion, the promotion of health, the promotion of a governmental purpose, or any other purpose the achievement of which is beneficial to the community. See California Probate Code 18502
  • Charity: An agency, institution, or organization in existence and operating for the benefit of an indefinite number of persons and conducted for educational, religious, scientific, medical, or other beneficent purposes.
  • chief: means the Chief of the Bureau of Security and Investigative Services. See California Business and Professions Code 7512.5
  • Chief: means the Chief of the Bureau of Security and Investigative Services. See California Business and Professions Code 7500.1
  • Child: means any individual entitled to take as a child under this code by intestate succession from the parent whose relationship is involved. See California Probate Code 26
  • Circulating title and summary: means the text that is required to be placed on a petition for signatures that is either one of the following:

    California Elections Code 303.5

  • City: includes "city and county" and "incorporated town. See California Streets and Highways Code 15
  • City: means the City of Vallejo. See California Government Code 66678
  • City: means a city or the City and County of San Francisco. See California Public Resources Code 5642
  • 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
  • City: means the City of Long Beach and its departments, including the City of Long Beach Harbor Department. See California Government Code 5975
  • City: includes a charter city. See California Business and Professions Code 16111
  • City: includes city and county and "incorporated town" but does not include "unincorporated town" or "village. See California Public Utilities Code 19
  • City: includes incorporated city, city and county, municipal corporation, municipality, town, and incorporated town. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 14
  • City measure: includes any proposed city charter, any proposed amendment to a city charter, any proposition for the issuance of bonds by the city, any advisory question, or any other question or proposition submitted to the voters of a city. See California Elections Code 306
  • Civil action: includes civil proceedings. See California Evidence Code 120
  • Claim: means a demand for payment for any of the following, whether due, not due, accrued or not accrued, or contingent, and whether liquidated or unliquidated:

    California Probate Code 9000

  • classified members: shall mean members who retain membership under this system while employed with a school employer in positions not subject to coverage under the Defined Benefit Program under the State Teachers' Retirement System. See California Government Code 20636.1
  • clerk: means the clerk of a county or the legislative body thereof. See California Government Code 50270.5
  • 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 Elections Code 307
  • Clerk of the Board of Supervisors: means the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors of the County of San Diego. See California Elections Code 21550
  • client: means a person who, directly or through an authorized representative, consults a lawyer for the purpose of retaining the lawyer or securing legal service or advice from him in his professional capacity, and includes an incompetent (a) who himself so consults the lawyer or (b) whose guardian or conservator so consults the lawyer in behalf of the incompetent. See California Evidence Code 951
  • Coastal recreational resources: means those land and water areas adjacent to or in close proximity to the Pacific Ocean which are suitable for public park, beach, or recreational purposes, including, but not limited to, areas of historical significance and areas of open space that complement park, beach, or recreational areas. See California Public Resources Code 5096.123
  • Code: as used in this article , means any statute, or any published compilation of rules, regulations or standards adopted by the federal government or the State of California, or by any agency of either of them. See California Government Code 50022.1
  • Code: means the Code of Fair Campaign Practices. See California Elections Code 20420
  • Codicil: An addition, change, or supplement to a will executed with the same formalities required for the will itself.
  • collaboration: include employer and employee relationships, joint ventures, partnerships, general corporations, and consulting relationships formed by written agreement in which the architect provides immediate and responsible direction of architectural services. See California Business and Professions Code 5535.25
  • Collateral: means any specific vehicle, trailer, boat, recreational vehicle, motor home, appliance, or other property that is subject to a security agreement. See California Business and Professions Code 7500.1
  • Collective bargaining agreement: means an agreement between an employer and a labor organization regarding wages, hours, and other terms and conditions of employment of the employer's employees. See California Education Code 92625.1
  • commercial motor vehicle: means any self-propelled vehicle listed in subdivisions (a), (b), (f), (g), and (k) of Section 34500, any motortruck of two or more axles that is more than 10,000 pounds gross vehicle weight rating, and any other motor vehicle used to transport property for compensation. See California Vehicle Code 34601
  • commission: means California-Nevada Interstate Compact Commission. See California Government Code 8131
  • Commission: means the Citizens Redistricting Commission in the County of Los Angeles established pursuant to Section 21532. See California Elections Code 21530
  • Commission: means the California Transportation Commission. See California Government Code 14501
  • Commission: means the Independent Redistricting Commission established by subdivision (b). See California Elections Code 21550
  • Commission: means the San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission. See California Government Code 66678
  • commission: means the Orange County Regional Justice Facilities Commission created pursuant to Article 2 (commencing with Section 26296). See California Government Code 26295.4
  • Commission: means the Public Utilities Commission. See California Public Utilities Code 4451
  • commission: means a county transportation commission created pursuant to Chapter 2 (commencing with Section 130050). See California Public Utilities Code 130002
  • commission: means the California Transportation Commission. See California Public Utilities Code 161001
  • commission: means the California Transportation Commission. See California Government Code 14002.5
  • Commission: means the Public Utilities Commission created by Section 1 of Article XII of the California Constitution, and "commissioner" means a member of the commission. See California Public Utilities Code 20
  • Commissioner: means any county agricultural commissioner. See California Food and Agricultural Code 26
  • Commissioner: as used in this article , includes the director in any county in which there is no commissioner. See California Food and Agricultural Code 11731
  • Committee: means the Voting Modernization Finance Committee, established pursuant to Section 19253. See California Elections Code 19252
  • Committee: means the California Drought, Water, Parks, Climate, Coastal Protection, and Outdoor Access For All Finance Committee created by Section 80162. See California Public Resources Code 80002
  • committee: means the Garlic and Onion Dehydrator Advisory Committee. See California Food and Agricultural Code 41861
  • Committee: means the Lake Tahoe Acquisitions Finance Committee created by Section 66955. See California Government Code 66953
  • committee: means the chief administrative officer, auditor, and treasurer, or any other county employee appointed by the board of supervisors. See California Government Code 29831
  • Communications service provider: means a cable television corporation, video service provider, or telephone corporation. See California Public Utilities Code 9510.5
  • Community access: means engagement programs, technical assistance, or facilities that maximize safe and equitable physical admittance, especially for low-income communities, to natural or cultural resources, community education, or recreational amenities. See California Public Resources Code 80002
  • Community property: means :

    California Probate Code 28

  • Comparable replacement dwelling: means any dwelling that is all of the following:

    California Government Code 7260

  • 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 Government Code 20630

  • Complaint: means any written document containing a disclosure of information as specified in subdivision (c). See California Government Code 53296
  • Complaint: means the facts of the underlying transaction upon which the criminal restitution order is based. See California Business and Professions Code 10471
  • complementary health premium: means the additional premium paid by retired members whose health insurance premiums are paid under Section 21264 and whose allowances fall below the premium required to continue the health benefit plan coverage provided by their employers. See California Government Code 21690
  • Compression-ignition engine fuel: means a product used for the generation of power in a compression-ignition internal combustion engine. See California Business and Professions Code 13400
  • Conduct: includes all active and passive behavior, both verbal and nonverbal. See California Evidence Code 125
  • confidential communication: means any information, including, but not limited to, written or oral communication, transmitted between the victim and the counselor in the course of their relationship and in confidence by a means which, so far as the victim is aware, discloses the information to no third persons other than those who are present to further the interests of the victim in the consultation or those to whom disclosures are reasonably necessary for the transmission of the information or an accomplishment of the purposes for which the domestic violence counselor is consulted. See California Evidence Code 1037.2
  • Confidential communication: includes all information regarding the facts and circumstances relating to all incidences of human trafficking, as well as all information about the children of the victim and the relationship of the victim to the human trafficker. See California Evidence Code 1038.2
  • Connectivity: means one or more projects necessary to achieve transit connectivity between BART's rapid transit system and the San Joaquin Regional Rail Commission's Altamont Corridor Express commuter rail service, and to provide quality, seamless service to riders using the services operating between the Tri-Valley and the San Joaquin Valley. See California Public Utilities Code 132651
  • conscientiously and in good faith: means that no party potentially liable to the claimant in the underlying transaction was intentionally and without good cause omitted from the complaint, that no party named in the complaint who otherwise reasonably appeared capable of responding in damages was dismissed from the complaint intentionally and without good cause, and that the claimant employed no other procedural means contrary to the diligent prosecution of the complaint in order to seek to qualify for the Consumer Recovery Account. See California Business and Professions Code 10471
  • Conservatee: includes a limited conservatee. See California Probate Code 29
  • 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 Public Resources Code 80002
  • Conservator: includes a limited conservator. See California Probate Code 30
  • Construction: includes acquisition by purchase. See California Education Code 17110
  • Construction: includes the extension, enlargement, repair, renovation, restoration, improvement, furnishing, and equipping of any public building. See California Government Code 15802
  • Content of an electronic communication: means information concerning the substance or meaning of the communication, which meets all of the following requirements:

    California Probate Code 871

  • Contest: means a pleading filed with the court by a beneficiary that would result in a penalty under a no contest clause, if the no contest clause is enforced. See California Probate Code 21310
  • contestant: means any person initiating an election contest. See California Elections Code 16002
  • Controller: means the State Controller. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 21
  • Controller: means the State Controller. See California Government Code 29001
  • 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
  • Correct: means a device that meets all of the tolerance and specification requirements of Section 12107. See California Business and Professions Code 12531
  • costs incurred by the county: means all costs, except normal salaries and expenses, incurred by the county in bringing to trial or trials, including the trial or trials of, a person or persons for the offense of homicide, including costs, except normal salaries and expenses, incurred by the district attorney in investigation and prosecution, by the sheriff in investigation, by the public defender or court-appointed attorney or attorneys in investigation and defense, and all other costs, except normal salaries and expenses, incurred by the county in connection with bringing the person or persons to trial including the trial itself, which include extraordinary expenses for such services as witness fees and expenses, court-appointed expert witness fees and expenses, reporter fees, and costs in preparing transcripts. See California Government Code 15201
  • cotton: includes raw cotton, cotton linters, and cotton batting. See California Business and Professions Code 12930
  • Council: means the Fair Employment and Housing Council and "council member" means a member of the council. See California Government Code 12925
  • County: means the County of Solano. See California Government Code 66678
  • County: includes city and county. See California Health and Safety Code 14
  • county: means the County of Orange. See California Government Code 26295.8
  • County: includes a charter county. See California Business and Professions Code 16111
  • County: includes "city and county. See California Corporations Code 14
  • County: includes "city and county. See California Public Resources Code 14
  • County: includes city and county. See California Public Utilities Code 18
  • County: includes city and county. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 15
  • County measure: includes any proposed county charter, any proposed amendment to a county charter, any proposition for the issuance of funding or refunding bonds of the county, any other question or proposition submitted to the voters of a county at any election held throughout an entire single county, any advisory question, or any bond proposal or any advisory question submitted to the voters of any public district although the boundaries of the district may be coterminous with those of the county. See California Elections Code 312
  • County office: means the office filled by any county officer. See California Elections Code 313
  • Court: means the superior court presiding over the judicial proceedings which have been initiated under this code to administer the estate of the deceased user, or, if none, the superior court sitting in the exercise of jurisdiction under this code in the county of the user's domicile, and the court, as defined in this section, shall have exclusive jurisdiction over proceedings brought under this part. See California Probate Code 871
  • Court reporter: A person who makes a word-for-word record of what is said in court and produces a transcript of the proceedings upon request.
  • Covered parking lot: means an area designated for the parking of vehicles that is enclosed or contains a roof or ceiling. See California Government Code 7596
  • Credit report: A detailed report of an individual's credit history prepared by a credit bureau and used by a lender in determining a loan applicant's creditworthiness. Source: OCC
  • creed: include all aspects of religious belief, observance, and practice, including religious dress and grooming practices. See California Government Code 12926
  • Critically underserved community: means a community that meets either of the following:

    California Public Resources Code 5642

  • CSRC: means the California Spatial Reference Center or its successor. See California Public Resources Code 8801
  • CSRC: means California Spatial Reference Center or its successor. See California Public Resources Code 8851
  • CSRC: means California Spatial Reference Center or its successor. See California Public Resources Code 8871
  • CSRC: means California Spatial Reference Center or its successor. See California Public Resources Code 8891
  • CSRN: means the California Spatial Reference Network, as defined by Chapter 3 (commencing with Section 8850), "Geodetic Datums and the California Spatial Reference Network. See California Public Resources Code 8801
  • CSRN: means California Spatial Reference Network. See California Public Resources Code 8851
  • CSRN: means California Spatial Reference Network as defined by Chapter 3 (commencing with Section 8850), "Geodetic Datums and the California Spatial Reference Network. See California Public Resources Code 8871
  • CSRN: means California Spatial Reference Network as defined by Chapter 3 (commencing with Section 8850), "Geodetic Datums and the California Spatial Reference Network. See California Public Resources Code 8891
  • Custodian: means a person that carries, maintains, processes, receives, or stores a digital asset of a user. See California Probate Code 871
  • Dangerous drugs: means any controlled substances as defined in Chapter 2 (commencing with Section 11053) of Division 10 of the Health and Safety Code. See California Business and Professions Code 7500.1
  • Darkness: is a ny time from one-half hour after sunset to one-half hour before sunrise and any other time when visibility is not sufficient to render clearly discernible any person or vehicle on the highway at a distance of 1,000 feet. See California Vehicle Code 280
  • Deadly weapon: means and includes any instrument or weapon of the kind commonly known as a blackjack, slungshot, billy, sandclub, sandbag, metal knuckles, dirk, dagger, pistol, or revolver, or any other firearm, any knife having a blade longer than five inches, any razor with an unguarded blade, and any metal pipe or bar used or intended to be used as a club. See California Business and Professions Code 7500.1
  • Debtor: means any person obligated under a security agreement. See California Business and Professions Code 7500.1
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Declarant: is a person who makes a statement. See California Evidence Code 135
  • deed of trust: as used in this part includes "mortgage. See California Business and Professions Code 10028
  • Defect: means any flaw in the hardware or documentation of a voting system that could result in a state of unfitness for use or nonconformance to the manufacturer's specifications or applicable law. See California Elections Code 19210
  • Defect: means any flaw in the hardware or documentation of a remote accessible vote by mail system that could result in a state of unfitness for use or nonconformance to the manufacturer's specifications or applicable law. See California Elections Code 19284
  • 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 Elections Code 16002
  • Delta: means the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta. See California Public Resources Code 75005
  • Department: means the Department of Parks and Recreation. See California Public Resources Code 5078
  • Department: means the Department of Parks and Recreation. See California Public Resources Code 5095.2
  • Department: means the Department of Transportation. See California Government Code 14501
  • Department: means the Department of Parks and Recreation. See California Public Resources Code 5861
  • Department: means the Department of Transportation. See California Government Code 66678
  • Department: means the Department of Parks and Recreation. See California Public Resources Code 5823
  • Department: means the Department of Water Resources. See California Public Resources Code 75005
  • department: means the Department of Water Resources. See California Public Resources Code 8832
  • Department: means the Department of Parks and Recreation. See California Public Resources Code 80002
  • Department: means the Department of Housing and Community Development. See California Public Utilities Code 4351
  • Department: means the Department of Housing and Community Development. See California Public Utilities Code 4451
  • department: means the Department of Transportation. See California Public Utilities Code 161002
  • Department: means the Department of Transportation. See California Public Utilities Code 185012
  • department: whenever used in this code , unless the context otherwise requires, means the State Department of Education. See California Education Code 89
  • department: means the Department of Motor Vehicles. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 11102
  • 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 Transportation. See California Government Code 14002.5
  • Department: means the Department of Human Resources. See California Government Code 19815
  • department: means the Department of Parks and Recreation and "director" means the Director of Parks and Recreation. See California Public Resources Code 5001.1
  • Department: means the Department of Fair Employment and Housing. See California Government Code 12925
  • department: means the Department of General Services. See California Government Code 14977
  • Department: means the Department of Consumer Affairs. See California Business and Professions Code 7500.1
  • Departments: means the Department of Parks and Recreation, the Department of Fish and Game, and the California Coastal Conservancy. See California Public Resources Code 5812
  • Dependent person: includes any person who is admitted as an inpatient to a 24-hour health facility, as defined in Sections 1250, 1250. See California Evidence Code 177
  • Descendent: One who is directly descended from another such as a child, grandchild, or great grandchild.
  • Designated agent: means the person who is in charge of the business of a prepaid rental listing service at a given location. See California Business and Professions Code 10167
  • Designated recipient: means a person chosen by a user using an online tool to administer digital assets of the user. See California Probate Code 871
  • Development: includes , but is not limited to the physical improvement of real property including the construction of facilities or structures. See California Public Resources Code 75005
  • Developmental engine fuel: means an engine fuel that does not meet standards established by this chapter but has characteristics that may lead to an improved fuel standard or the development of an alternative fuel standard. See California Business and Professions Code 13400
  • 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 Business and Professions Code 12531
  • Devise: when used as a noun, means a disposition of real or personal property by will, and, when used as a verb, means to dispose of real or personal property by will. See California Probate Code 32
  • Devisee: means any person designated in a will to receive a devise. See California Probate Code 34
  • Diesel fuel: means any hydrocarbon oil meant for combustion in compression-ignition engines offered for sale that meets the standards for diesel fuel prescribed by this chapter. See California Business and Professions Code 13400
  • Digital asset: means an electronic record in which an individual has a right or interest. See California Probate Code 871
  • Direct contest: means a contest that alleges the invalidity of a protected instrument or one or more of its terms, based on one or more of the following grounds:

    California Probate Code 21310

  • direct evidence: means evidence that directly proves a fact, without an inference or presumption, and which in itself, if true, conclusively establishes that fact. See California Evidence Code 410
  • 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 Elections Code 19271
  • director: means the Director of Consumer Affairs, unless the context indicates otherwise. See California Business and Professions Code 7512.1
  • Director: means the Director of Fish and Game. See California Public Resources Code 5093.52
  • Director: means the Director of Parks and Recreation. See California Public Resources Code 5095.2
  • director: refer to the Department of General Services and the Director of General Services, respectively, unless the context otherwise requires. See California Government Code 14602
  • Director: means the Director of Parks and Recreation. See California Public Resources Code 5861
  • Director: means the Director of Education for kindergarten and grades 1 to 12, inclusive. See California Education Code 15701
  • director: means the Director of Pesticide Regulation. See California Food and Agricultural Code 29080
  • Director: means the Director of Education for kindergarten and grades 1 to 12, inclusive. See California Education Code 16002
  • Director: means the Director of Transportation. See California Government Code 14002.5
  • Director: means the Director of the Department of Human Resources. See California Government Code 19815
  • Director: means the Director of Fair Employment and Housing. See California Government Code 12925
  • Director: means a member of the governing body. See California Elections Code 10500
  • Director: means the Director of Consumer Affairs. See California Business and Professions Code 7500.1
  • 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 5047
  • Disability: means a medical condition, mental disability, or physical disability, as those terms are defined in subdivisions (i), (j), and (l) of Section 12926 of the Government Code. See California Elections Code 354.5
  • Disability income insurance: means insurance against loss of occupational earning capacity arising from injury, sickness, or disablement, and includes insurance which provides benefits for overhead expenses of a business or profession when the insured becomes disabled. See California Insurance Code 10147
  • 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 Government Code 19878
  • 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
  • Disadvantaged community: means a community with a median household income less than 80% of the statewide average. See California Public Resources Code 75005
  • Disadvantaged community: means a community with a median household income less than 80 percent of the statewide average. See California Public Resources Code 80002
  • disaster: means a war or enemy-caused calamity, such as an attack by nuclear weapons, which renders unavailable the Lieutenant Governor, or the Attorney General, or the Secretary of State, or the Treasurer, or the Controller. See California Government Code 12700
  • 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
  • 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
  • Discontinuance: shall mean the termination of a policy or the termination of coverage between an entire employer unit under a group disability policy, group nonprofit hospital service contract or self-insured welfare benefit plan, and does not refer to the termination of any agreement between any individual member under a contract and the disability insurer, nonprofit hospital service contract or self-insured welfare benefit plan. See California Insurance Code 10128.1
  • Discrimination: includes refusal to sell, rent, or lease housing accommodations. See California Government Code 12927
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Dismissal: means dismissal for cause. See California Education Code 89530
  • Displaced person: means both of the following:

    California Government Code 7260

  • Displacing agency: means any public entity or person carrying out a program or project which causes a person to be a displaced person for a public project. See California Government Code 7260
  • Dissolution of marriage: includes divorce. See California Probate Code 36
  • Distribution system: means a system of pipes within a mobilehome park operated by a person or corporation, other than a public utility, which is connected to a meter or other measuring device under the control of a privately owned or publicly owned public utility, for purposes of distribution of gas by the operator of a mobilehome park to the tenants of the mobilehome park who are the actual users of the gas furnished through the meter or device to the operator by the public utility. See California Public Utilities Code 4351
  • Distribution system: means a system of pipes, operated by a person or corporation other than a public utility, serving 10 or more customers, within a citywide area, an apartment house, a condominium, a cluster of homes, a shopping center, a combination of any of the above, a mobilehome park with two or more customers, or any system if a portion of the system is located in a public place, which is connected to a tank or tanks, for the purpose of distribution of propane to the end customers. See California Public Utilities Code 4451
  • distributor: is a ny person other than a manufacturer who sells or distributes new vehicles subject to registration under this code, new trailers subject to identification pursuant to Section 5014. See California Vehicle Code 296
  • District: means a habitat maintenance assessment district formed pursuant to this article. See California Government Code 50060
  • District: means any district authorized to provide park and recreation services, except a school district. See California Public Resources Code 5096.123
  • District: means one of the following:

    California Public Resources Code 5642

  • District: means any regional park or open-space district formed pursuant to Article 3 (commencing with Section 5500) of Chapter 3 of Division 5 and any recreation and park district formed pursuant to Chapter 4 (commencing with Section 5780) of Division 5. See California Public Resources Code 5902
  • district: means the North County Transit District. See California Public Utilities Code 125001
  • district: means the Peninsula Rail Transit District. See California Public Utilities Code 160001
  • 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 Revenue and Taxation Code 2131
  • 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 Elections Code 14026
  • Division: means the Public Safety Communications Division established by this part. See California Government Code 15251
  • Division: as used in this article , means the Public Safety Communications Division within the Office of Emergency Services. See California Government Code 53108.5
  • Division: means the Division of Labor Relations. See California Government Code 19815
  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
  • Domestic partner: means one of two persons who have filed a Declaration of Domestic Partnership with the Secretary of State pursuant to Division 2. See California Probate Code 37
  • domestic violence: means "domestic violence" as defined in Section 6211 of the Family Code. See California Evidence Code 1037.7
  • domestic violence counselor: means a person who is employed by a domestic violence victim service organization, as defined in this article, whether financially compensated or not, for the purpose of rendering advice or assistance to victims of domestic violence and who has at least 40 hours of training as specified in paragraph (2). See California Evidence Code 1037.1
  • domestic violence victim service organization: means either of the following:

    California Evidence Code 1037.1

  • Donee: The recipient of a gift.
  • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
  • drawbar: is a rigid structure forming a connection between a trailer and a towing vehicle, securely attached to both vehicles by nonrigid means and carrying no part of the load of either vehicle. See California Vehicle Code 300
  • duplicate: is a counterpart produced by the same impression as the original, or from the same matrix, or by means of photography, including enlargements and miniatures, or by mechanical or electronic rerecording, or by chemical reproduction, or by other equivalent technique which accurately reproduces the original. See California Evidence Code 260
  • dwelling: means any of the following units which are owned by a signatory to the mortgage or deed of trust secured by the dwelling unit at the time of execution of the mortgage or deed of trust:

    California Business and Professions Code 10240.2

  • Election: means any election including a primary that is provided for under this code. See California Elections Code 318
  • 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 Elections Code 319
  • election management system: is a system that is used by a county in the state to track voter registration or voter preferences, including, for example, a voter's vote-by-mail status. See California Elections Code 2500
  • Electioneering: means the visible display or audible dissemination of information that advocates for or against any candidate or measure on the ballot within 100 feet of a polling place, a vote center, an elections official's office, or a satellite location under Section 3018. See California Elections Code 319.5
  • Elections official: means the county elections official, registrar of voters, or city clerk. See California Elections Code 18546
  • Elections official: means any of the following:

    California Elections Code 320

  • 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 Elections Code 10500
  • elective officer: includes any officer of the Senate or Assembly who is elected by vote of the members of either or both of the houses of the Legislature, and any appointive officer of a city or county occupying a fixed term of office, as well as officers of the state or contracting agencies elected by the people, and persons elected to a city council or a county board of supervisors. See California Government Code 20322
  • 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 Elections Code 10500
  • 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 Elections Code 321
  • electric bicycle: is a bicycle equipped with fully operable pedals and an electric motor of less than 750 watts. See California Vehicle Code 312.5
  • Electrolysis: as used in this chapter includes electrolysis or thermolysis. See California Business and Professions Code 7316
  • Electronic: means relating to technology having electrical, digital, magnetic, wireless, optical, electromagnetic, or similar capabilities. See California Probate Code 871
  • Electronic communication service: means a custodian that provides to a user the ability to send or receive an electronic communication. See California Probate Code 871
  • Electronic format: includes , but is not limited to, a text message, email, or Internet posting. See California Business and Professions Code 7500.1
  • Electronic funds transfer: The transfer of money between accounts by consumer electronic systems-such as automated teller machines (ATMs) and electronic payment of bills-rather than by check or cash. (Wire transfers, checks, drafts, and paper instruments do not fall into this category.) Source: OCC
  • Electronic transmission by the corporation: 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 corporation, (2) posting on an electronic message board or network which the corporation 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 for communications under or pursuant to this code, 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 Corporations Code 20
  • Electronic transmission to the corporation: means a communication (a) delivered by (1) facsimile telecommunication or electronic mail when directed to the facsimile number or electronic mail address, respectively, which the corporation has provided from time to time to shareholders or members and directors for sending communications to the corporation, (2) posting on an electronic message board or network which the corporation has designated for those communications, and which transmission shall be validly delivered upon the posting, or (3) other means of electronic communication, (b) as to which the corporation has placed in effect reasonable measures to verify that the sender is the shareholder or member (in person or by proxy) or director purporting to send the 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 Corporations Code 21
  • 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
  • emergency standard: means any emergency standard for honey, standard units of weight, type of container, color classifications, or markings required upon containers which is established by the director pursuant to Section 29552. See California Food and Agricultural Code 29551
  • employee: means an individual who works for an employer, is listed on the employer's payroll records, and is under the employer's direction and control. See California Business and Professions Code 7512.11
  • Employee: means all agents, employees, and members of unions or associations to whom benefits are provided under a policy. See California Insurance Code 10128.1
  • Employee: means any person employed by a local agency. See California Government Code 53296
  • Employee: means any of the following:

    California Government Code 19878

  • Employee: means any of the following:

    California Education Code 89529.15

  • employer: means a person who employs an individual for wages or salary, lists the individual on the employer's payroll records, and withholds all legally required deductions and contributions. See California Business and Professions Code 7512.10 v2
  • 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 12926

  • Endowment fund: means an institutional fund or part thereof that, under the terms of a gift instrument, is not wholly expendable by the institution on a current basis. See California Probate Code 18502
  • Energy Commission: means the State Energy Resources Conservation and Development Commission. See California Public Utilities Code 20
  • 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 Business and Professions Code 13400
  • English learner: means a pupil who is "limited English proficient" as that term is defined in the federal No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (20 U. See California Education Code 306
  • Enterprise: means a revenue-producing improvement, building, system, plant, works, facilities, or undertaking used for or useful for the generation or production of electric energy for lighting, heating, and power for public or private uses. See California Public Utilities Code 3302
  • Evidence: means testimony, writings, material objects, or other things presented to the senses that are offered to prove the existence or nonexistence of a fact. See California Evidence Code 140
  • executed: when used with respect to the documents filed pursuant to this code or pursuant to regulations adopted under this code, and presented to the Secretary of State, include a document bearing a signature under subdivision (a). See California Corporations Code 17.1
  • executive officer of the board: means the director of the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration for those duties, powers, and responsibilities transferred to the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration pursuant to Section 15570. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 20.5
  • Expense of an emergency response: means reasonable costs incurred by a public agency in reasonably making an appropriate emergency response to the incident, but shall only include those costs directly arising because of the response to the particular incident. See California Government Code 53156
  • expert: means a physician and surgeon, including a psychiatrist, or any person described by subdivision (b), (c), or (e) of Section 1010. See California Evidence Code 240
  • Extension of benefits: means the continuation of coverage under a particular benefit provided under a policy following discontinuance with respect to an employee or dependent who is totally disabled on the date of discontinuance. See California Insurance Code 10128.1
  • Facilities: includes , but is not limited to, places for organized team sports, outdoor recreation, and informal turf play. See California Public Resources Code 5642
  • Facility: includes a place for organized team sports, outdoor recreation, permanent play structures, and multipurpose structures designed to meet the special recreational, educational, vocational, and social needs of youth. See California Public Resources Code 5095.2
  • Facility: means any campus, school, cafeteria, store, hospital, clinic, institute, laboratory, or office owned or operated by the university, or at which the normal educational or administrative functions of the university are conducted. See California Education Code 92625.1
  • Failure: means a discrepancy between the external results of the operation of any software or firmware in a voting system and the manufacturer's product requirements for that software or firmware or applicable law. See California Elections Code 19210
  • Failure: means a discrepancy between the external results of the operation of any software or firmware in a remote accessible vote by mail system and the manufacturer's product requirements for that software or firmware or applicable law. See California Elections Code 19284
  • Fair market value: means the estimated fair market value of goods, services, facilities or anything of value other than money. See California Government Code 82025.5
  • Family Care Leave benefits: means benefits authorized by Section 19878. See California Government Code 19878
  • Farm operation: means any activity conducted solely or primarily for the production of one or more agricultural products or commodities, including timber, for sale or home use, and customarily producing these products or commodities in sufficient quantity to be capable of contributing materially to the operator's support. See California Government Code 7260
  • Fault: means a step, process, or data definition in any software or firmware in a voting system that is incorrect under the manufacturer's program specification or applicable law. See California Elections Code 19210
  • Fault: means a step, process, or data definition in any software or firmware in a ballot marking system that is incorrect under the manufacturer's program specification or applicable law. See California Elections Code 19284
  • Federal association: has the meaning given that term in subdivision (b) of Section 5102 of the Financial Code. See California Probate Code 23
  • Federal election: means any presidential election, general election, primary election, or special election held solely or in part for the purpose of selecting, nominating, or electing any candidate for the office of President, Vice President, presidential elector, Member of the United States Senate, or Member of the United States House of Representatives. See California Elections Code 323
  • federal pipeline standards: means the federal Natural Gas Pipeline Safety Act of 1968 (49 U. See California Public Utilities Code 4351
  • federal pipeline standards: means the Federal Natural Gas Pipeline Safety Act of 1968 (49 U. See California Public Utilities Code 4451
  • Federal Reserve System: The central bank of the United States. The Fed, as it is commonly called, regulates the U.S. monetary and financial system. The Federal Reserve System is composed of a central governmental agency in Washington, D.C. (the Board of Governors) and twelve regional Federal Reserve Banks in major cities throughout the United States. Source: OCC
  • Fee: means the charge required by a licensee (1) to obtain listings of residential real properties for tenancy or (2) to purchase any other product or service in order to obtain listings. See California Business and Professions Code 10167
  • Fee: as used in this article , includes, but is not limited to, any application fee, license fee, permit fee, inspection fee, certification fee, registration fee, identification fee, analysis fee, certificate fee, or delinquent fee. See California Food and Agricultural Code 11480
  • FGCS: means the Federal Geodetic Control Subcommittee or its successor. See California Public Resources Code 8801
  • FGCS: means the Federal Geodetic Control Subcommittee or its successor. See California Public Resources Code 8851
  • FGCS: means the Federal Geodetic Control Subcommittee or its successor. See California Public Resources Code 8871
  • FGCS: means the Federal Geodetic Control Subcommittee or its successor. See California Public Resources Code 8891
  • FGDC: means the Federal Geographic Data Committee or its successor. See California Public Resources Code 8801
  • FGDC: means Federal Geographic Data Committee or it successor. See California Public Resources Code 8851
  • FGDC: means the Federal Geographic Data Committee or its successor. See California Public Resources Code 8871
  • FGDC: means the Federal Geographic Data Committee or its successor. See California Public Resources Code 8891
  • Fiduciary: means personal representative, trustee, guardian, conservator, attorney-in-fact under a power of attorney, custodian under the California Uniform Transfer To Minors Act (Part 9 (commencing with Section 3900) of Division 4), or other legal representative subject to this code. See California Probate Code 39
  • Fiduciary: means an original, additional, or successor personal representative or trustee. See California Probate Code 871
  • fifth-wheel travel trailer: is a vehicle designed for recreational purposes to carry persons or property on its own structure and so constructed as to be drawn by a motor vehicle by means of a kingpin connecting device. See California Vehicle Code 324
  • Final budget: means the adopted budget adjusted by all revisions throughout the fiscal year as of June 30. See California Government Code 29001
  • final settlement pay: means pay or cash conversions of employee benefits that are in excess of compensation earnable, that are granted or awarded to a member in connection with, or in anticipation of, a separation from employment. See California Government Code 20636
  • Financial and compliance audit: means an audit that complies with the financial and compliance audit requirements of the Standards for Audit of Governmental Organizations, Programs, Activities and Functions published by the United States General Accounting Office. See California Government Code 53131
  • Financial institution: means a state or national bank, state or federal savings and loan association or credit union, or like organization. See California Probate Code 40
  • Fire suppression: includes firefighting and fire prevention including, but not limited to, vegetation removal or management undertaken, in whole or in part, for the reduction of a fire hazard. See California Government Code 50078.1
  • firearm permit: includes "firearms permit" "firearms qualification card" "firearms qualification" and "firearms qualification permit. See California Business and Professions Code 7512.13
  • firefighter: shall be deemed to include a member of a fire department or fire service of the state, including the University of California, whether these members are volunteer, partly paid, or fully paid, excepting those whose principal duties are clerical, such as stenographers, telephone operators and other workers not engaged in fire-suppression or rescue operations or the protection or preservation of life or property. See California Government Code 19886
  • fireman: as used in this part , also includes persons employed in positions set forth in Sections 20414, 20423. See California Government Code 22013.7
  • Fiscal year: means the current 12-month period to which the annual operating budget applies and at the end of which a government determines its financial position and the results of its operations. See California Government Code 29001
  • Fixed Rate: Having a "fixed" rate means that the APR doesn't change based on fluctuations of some external rate (such as the "Prime Rate"). In other words, a fixed rate is a rate that is not a variable rate. A fixed APR can change over time, in several circumstances:
    • You are late making a payment or commit some other default, triggering an increase to a penalty rate
    • The bank changes the terms of your account and you do not reject the change.
    • The rate expires (if the rate was fixed for only a certain period of time).
  • Flood hazard zone: means an area subject to flooding that is delineated as either a special hazard area or an area of moderate hazard on an official flood insurance rate map issued by the Federal Emergency Management Agency. See California Government Code 65007
  • for hire: means that the entity providing transportation services is compensated for the transportation under contract or agreement. See California Vehicle Code 462
  • Forbearance: A means of handling a delinquent loan. A
  • Forgery: The fraudulent signing or alteration of another's name to an instrument such as a deed, mortgage, or check. The intent of the forgery is to deceive or defraud. Source: OCC
  • former testimony: means testimony given under oath in:

    California Evidence Code 1290

  • franchise: is a written agreement between two or more persons having all of the following conditions:

    California Vehicle Code 331

  • Free-flowing: means existing or flowing without artificial impoundment, diversion, or other modification of the river. See California Public Resources Code 5093.52
  • Freeway: is a highway in respect to which the owners of abutting lands have no right or easement of access to or from their abutting lands or in respect to which such owners have only limited or restricted right or easement of access. See California Vehicle Code 332
  • from districts: shall mean election of members of the legislative body who are residents of the district from which they are elected by the voters of the entire city. See California Government Code 34871
  • Fuel oil: means any product offered for sale that is burned in a furnace or boiler for the generation of heat and meets the standards prescribed for fuel oil by this chapter. See California Business and Professions Code 13400
  • Full and adequate consideration: as used in this title means fair market value. See California Government Code 82025.5
  • Full pay: means the gross base salary earnable by the employee and subject to retirement contribution if he had not vacated his position. See California Government Code 19870
  • Full pay: means the gross base salary earnable by the employee, and subject to retirement contribution on the date of the commencement of the employee's disability. See California Government Code 19878
  • 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
  • Fund: means the Heritage Network Decal Fund created pursuant to Section 5066 of the Vehicle Code. See California Public Resources Code 5078
  • Fund: means the Voting Modernization Fund, created pursuant to subdivision (b) of Section 19254. See California Elections Code 19252
  • Fund: means the State Urban Parks and Healthy Communities Fund. See California Public Resources Code 5095.2
  • fund: means the State Parks and Recreation Fund. See California Public Resources Code 5098
  • Fund: means the Safe Drinking Water, Water Quality and Supply, Flood Control, River and Coastal Protection Fund of 2006. See California Public Resources Code 75005
  • Fund: means the California Drought, Water, Parks, Climate, Coastal Protection, and Outdoor Access For All Fund, created by Section 80032. See California Public Resources Code 80002
  • Fund: means the California Wildlife, Coastal, and Park Land Conservation Fund of 1988 created pursuant to Section 5906. See California Public Resources Code 5902
  • Fund: means the California Consumer Power and Conservation Financing Authority Fund. See California Public Utilities Code 3302
  • fund: means the Motor Vehicle Account in the State Transportation Fund. See California Vehicle Code 34602
  • Fund: means the Lake Tahoe Acquisitions Fund. See California Government Code 66953
  • garage: is a building or other place wherein the business of storing or safekeeping vehicles of a type required to be registered under this code and which belong to members of the general public is conducted for compensation. See California Vehicle Code 340
  • Garnishment: Generally, garnishment is a court proceeding in which a creditor asks a court to order a third party who owes money to the debtor or otherwise holds assets belonging to the debtor to turn over to the creditor any of the debtor
  • Gas: means natural or manufactured gas, except propane, used for light, heat, or power. See California Public Utilities Code 4351
  • 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 Business and Professions Code 13400
  • 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 Business and Professions Code 13400
  • Gender: means sex, and includes a person's gender identity and gender expression. See California Government Code 12926
  • 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 12926
  • General district election: means an election held pursuant to the provisions of this part. See California Elections Code 10500
  • General election: means either of the following:

    California Elections Code 324

  • Genetic characteristics: means any scientifically or medically identifiable gene or chromosome, or alteration thereof, that is known to be a cause of a disease or disorder, or that is determined to be associated with a statistically increased risk of development of a disease or disorder, and that is presently not associated with any symptoms of any disease or disorder. See California Insurance Code 10147
  • 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 12926
  • Germane: On the subject of the pending bill or other business; a strict standard of relevance.
  • gift: means a transfer of personal property made voluntarily and without consideration. See California Probate Code 5700
  • Gift instrument: means a record or records, including an institutional solicitation, under which property is granted to, transferred to, or held by an institution as an institutional fund. See California Probate Code 18502
  • Governing board: means board of school trustees, community college board of trustees, and city, and city and county board of education. See California Education Code 78
  • Governing body: means the governing body of a local publicly owned electric utility, including, where applicable, a board appointed by a city council. See California Public Utilities Code 9510.5
  • 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 Elections Code 10500
  • Governmental investor: means the Treasurer, the Teachers' Retirement Board, and the Board of Administration of the Public Employees' Retirement System. See California Government Code 6930
  • GPS: means Global Positioning System and includes other, similar space-based systems. See California Public Resources Code 8851
  • GPS: means Global Positioning System and includes other, similar space-based systems. See California Public Resources Code 8891
  • Grand jury: agreement providing that a lender will delay exercising its rights (in the case of a mortgage,
  • Grant: as used in this chapter means any mechanism used by a state agency to distribute appropriations that have been allocated for the purpose of financial assistance through a competitive or first-come, first-served award process. See California Government Code 8334
  • Grantor: The person who establishes a trust and places property into it.
  • Green Party: means the Green Party of California. See California Elections Code 7900
  • group or class of employment: means a number of employees considered together because they share similarities in job duties, work location, collective bargaining unit, or other logical work-related grouping. See California Government Code 20636
  • Guarantor: A party who agrees to be responsible for the payment of another party's debts should that party default. Source: OCC
  • Habeas corpus: A writ that is usually used to bring a prisoner before the court to determine the legality of his imprisonment. It may also be used to bring a person in custody before the court to give testimony, or to be prosecuted.
  • 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, partially self-funded, or minimum premium plan administered by the board under this part. See California Government Code 22946
  • Health care: means any care, treatment, service, or procedure to maintain, diagnose, or otherwise affect a patient's physical or mental condition. See California Probate Code 3200
  • Health care decision: means a decision regarding the patient's health care, including the following:

    California Probate Code 3200

  • 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 Business and Professions Code 4027
  • Health care institution: means an institution, facility, or agency licensed, certified, or otherwise authorized or permitted by law to provide health care in the ordinary course of business. See California Probate Code 3200
  • health care provider: includes , but is not limited to, the following:

    California Probate Code 4781

  • Health hazard: means any personal effects that if retained would produce an unsanitary or unhealthful condition, or which might damage other personal effects. See California Business and Professions Code 7500.1
  • hearing: means the hearing at which a question under this code arises, and not some earlier or later hearing. See California Evidence Code 145
  • 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.
  • Heir: means any person, including the surviving spouse, who is entitled to take property of the decedent by intestate succession under this code. See California Probate Code 44
  • High-speed rail: means intercity passenger rail service that utilizes an alignment and technology that makes it capable of sustained speeds of 200 miles per hour or greater. See California Public Utilities Code 185012
  • Historical resource: includes , but is not limited to, any building, structure, site, area, or place which is historically or archaeologically significant, or is significant in the architectural, engineering, scientific, economic, agricultural, educational, social, political, military, or cultural annals of California. See California Public Resources Code 5096.123
  • Historical resource: includes , but is not limited to, any building, structure, site areas, or place which is historically or archeologically significant, or is significant in the architectural, engineering, scientific, economic, agricultural, educational, social, political, military, or cultural annals of California. See California Public Resources Code 5902
  • holder of the privilege: means :

    California Evidence Code 953

  • holder of the privilege: means :

    California Evidence Code 993

  • holder of the privilege: means :

    California Evidence Code 1013

  • holder of the privilege: means :

    California Evidence Code 1035.6

  • holder of the privilege: means :

    California Evidence Code 1037.4

  • Holder of the privilege: means :

    California Evidence Code 1038.2

  • house car: is a motor vehicle originally designed, or permanently altered, and equipped for human habitation, or to which a camper has been permanently attached. See California Vehicle Code 362
  • Housing accommodation: includes a building, structure, or portion thereof that is occupied, or intended to be occupied, pursuant to a transaction facilitated by a hosting platform, as defined in Section 22590 of the Business and Professions Code. See California Government Code 12927
  • Human trafficking caseworker: means a person working for a human trafficking victim service organization, whether financially compensated or not, for the purpose of rendering advice or assistance to victims of human trafficking, who meets the requirements of paragraph (1) or (2) and who also meets the requirements of paragraph (3), if applicable:

    California Evidence Code 1038.2

  • Human trafficking victim service organization: means a nongovernmental organization or entity that provides shelter, program, or other support services to victims of human trafficking and their children and that does all of the following:

    California Evidence Code 1038.2

  • Immediate environments: means the land immediately adjacent to the segments of the rivers designated in Section 5093. See California Public Resources Code 5093.52
  • Immediate family member: means a spouse, child, in-law, parent, or sibling. See California Elections Code 21530
  • Immediate family member: means a spouse, child, in-law, parent, or sibling. See California Elections Code 21550
  • Immediate vicinity: means the area within a distance of 100 feet from the room or rooms in which the voters are signing the roster and casting ballots. See California Elections Code 18546
  • Impeachment: (1) The process of calling something into question, as in "impeaching the testimony of a witness." (2) The constitutional process whereby the House of Representatives may "impeach" (accuse of misconduct) high officers of the federal government for trial in the Senate.
  • Improvement: means one or any combination of the following:

    California Government Code 50060

  • improvement: includes a public park, urban open-space lands, playground, or library. See California Government Code 38002
  • In forma pauperis: In the manner of a pauper. Permission given to a person to sue without payment of court fees on claim of indigence or poverty.
  • Incidental expenses: include all of the following:

    California Government Code 50060

  • Indenture: means an agreement entered into by the board pursuant to which revenue bonds are issued, regardless of whether the agreement is expressed in the form of a resolution of the board or by other instrument. See California Education Code 90011
  • Independent public accountants: means a certified public accountant, or a public accountant who is licensed by the California Board of Accountancy who holds a valid permit to practice accountancy. See California Government Code 53131
  • individual with a disability: means any individual who has a physical or mental disability as defined in Section 12926. See California Government Code 19231
  • Industrial disability leave: means temporary disability as defined in Divisions 4 (commencing with Section 3201) and 4. See California Government Code 19870
  • Industrial disability leave: means temporary disability as defined in Divisions 4 (commencing with Section 3200) and 4. See California Education Code 89529.02
  • Information: means data, text, images, videos, sounds, codes, computer programs, software, databases, or other items with like characteristics. See California Probate Code 871
  • Inside a public building: includes all indoor areas of the building, except for covered parking lots and residential space. See California Government Code 7596
  • Inspector: means the supervisor of the precinct board of which he or she is a member. See California Elections Code 325
  • Institution: means any of the following:

    California Probate Code 18502

  • Institutional fund: means a fund held by an institution exclusively for charitable purposes. See California Probate Code 18502
  • instruction: includes classroom driver education, in-vehicle driver training, and correspondence study. See California Vehicle Code 310.6
  • 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 a will, a document establishing or modifying a trust, a deed, or any other writing that designates a beneficiary or makes a donative transfer of property. See California Probate Code 45
  • Instrument: as used in this chapter , means a written paper signed by a person or persons transferring the title to, or giving a lien on real property, or giving a right to a debt or duty. See California Government Code 27279
  • Intangible property: Property that has no intrinsic value, but is merely the evidence of value such as stock certificates, bonds, and promissory notes.
  • Intentionally wrongful conduct: means conduct intended to injure another person or property. See California Government Code 53156
  • Inter vivos: Transfer of property from one living person to another living person.
  • interested person: includes any of the following:

    California Probate Code 48

  • internal control: means a process, including a continuous built-in component of operations, effected by a state agency's oversight body, management, and other personnel that provide reasonable assurance that the state agency's objectives will be achieved. See California Government Code 13403
  • Interpretation: includes , but is not limited to, a visitor serving amenity that educates and communicates the significance and value of natural, historical, and cultural resources in a way that increases the understanding and enjoyment of these resources and that may utilize the expertise of a naturalist or other specialist skilled at educational interpretation. See California Public Resources Code 75005
  • Interpretation: includes , but is not limited to, a visitor-serving amenity that enhances the ability to understand and appreciate the significance and value of natural, historical, and cultural resources and that may utilize educational materials in multiple languages, digital information, and the expertise of a naturalist or other skilled specialist. See California Public Resources Code 80002
  • Intestate: Dying without leaving a will.
  • ITRF: means International Terrestrial Reference Frame as defined by the International Earth Rotation Service. See California Public Resources Code 8851
  • joint contract: means a contract with the board as set forth in subdivision (a). See California Government Code 20460.1
  • Joint occupancy facilities: means any building constructed pursuant to this chapter which is occupied jointly by a school district and a private entity specified in Section 17811 or one or more buildings which are constructed pursuant to this chapter on the same property used by the district and the private entity, but are not occupied jointly. See California Education Code 17110
  • Joint tenancy: A form of property ownership in which two or more parties hold an undivided interest in the same property that was conveyed under the same instrument at the same time. A joint tenant can sell his (her) interest but not dispose of it by will. Upon the death of a joint tenant, his (her) undivided interest is distributed among the surviving joint tenants.
  • Judgment: means a final judgment of any court of competent jurisdiction in this or any other state, or of the United States, against a person as defendant upon a cause of action which arises out of any pest control operation. See California Food and Agricultural Code 11931
  • Judgment: means the criminal restitution order. See California Business and Professions Code 10471
  • Judgment debtor: means any defendant who is the subject of the criminal restitution order. See California Business and Professions Code 10471
  • Judicial office: means the office filled by any judicial officer. See California Elections Code 326
  • Juror: A person who is on the jury.
  • Kerosene: means a fuel offered for sale that meets the standards for kerosene prescribed in this chapter. See California Business and Professions Code 13400
  • Labor organization: means any organization of any kind, or any agency or employee representation committee or plan, in which employees participate and which exists for the purpose, in whole or in part, of dealing with employers concerning grievances, labor disputes, wages, rates of pay, hours of employment, or conditions or work. See California Education Code 92625.1
  • Land use regulation: means the regulation by any state or local governmental entity, agency, or official of any activities that take place other than directly on the waters of the segments of the rivers designated in Section 5093. See California Public Resources Code 5093.52
  • Landowner voting district: means a district whose principal act requires an elector to be an owner of land located within the district. See California Elections Code 10500
  • Language acquisition programs: refers to educational programs designed to ensure English acquisition as rapidly and as effectively as possible, and that provide instruction to pupils on the state-adopted academic content standards, including the English language development standards. See California Education Code 306
  • Law: includes constitutional, statutory, and decisional law. See California Evidence Code 160
  • Lawsuit: A legal action started by a plaintiff against a defendant based on a complaint that the defendant failed to perform a legal duty, resulting in harm to the plaintiff.
  • lawyer: means a person authorized, or reasonably believed by the client to be authorized, to practice law in any state or nation. See California Evidence Code 950
  • Layoff: means separation from a position for lack of funds or lack of work. See California Education Code 89530
  • Lead agency: means the Department of Housing and Community Development. See California Government Code 7260
  • Lease-purchase financing: means the financing of prison facilities from the proceeds of the sale of bonds authorized by the board. See California Government Code 15819.1
  • Legacy: A gift of property made by will.
  • Legal owner: is a person holding the legal title to a vessel under a conditional sale contract, the mortgagee of a vessel, or the renter or lessor of a vessel to the state, or to any county, city, district or political subdivision of the state, under a lease, lease-sale, or rental-purchase agreement which grants possession of the vessel to the lessee for a period of 30 consecutive days or more. See California Vehicle Code 9840
  • legal owner: is a person holding a security interest in a vehicle which is subject to the provisions of the Uniform Commercial Code, or the lessor of a vehicle to the State or to any county, city, district, or political subdivision of the State, or to the United States, under a lease, lease-sale, or rental-purchase agreement which grants possession of the vehicle to the lessee for a period of 30 consecutive days or more. See California Vehicle Code 370
  • Legal owner: means a person holding a security interest in any collateral where the collateral is subject to a security agreement, a lien against any collateral, an assignment or a repossession order, or an interest in any collateral that is subject to a lease agreement. See California Business and Professions Code 7500.1
  • Legal tender: coins, dollar bills, or other currency issued by a government as official money. Source: U.S. Mint
  • Legislative body: means the city council, board of supervisors, or any other governing body of a local agency. See California Government Code 50060
  • Legislative body: means the board of directors, trustees, governors, or any other governing body of a local agency specified in subdivision (b). See California Government Code 50078.1
  • legislative body: means board of trustees, city council, or other governing body of a city. See California Government Code 34000
  • Legislative body: means the board of supervisors of a county or city, or the governing board, by whatever name called, of a school district, district, municipal corporation, political subdivision, public corporation, or other public agency of the state. See California Government Code 53200
  • legislative body: means the board of supervisors in the case of a county or a city and county, the city council or board of trustees in the case of a city, and the board of directors or other governing body in the case of a district or other public agency, unless the context otherwise requires. See California Government Code 53000
  • Legislative body: as used in this division , means board of supervisors in the case of a county or city and county, and city council or board of trustees in the case of a city, unless the context otherwise requires. See California Government Code 50002
  • legislative body: means :

    California Government Code 54952

  • Legislative body: means any or all of the following:

    California Education Code 89305.1

  • Legislative session: That part of a chamber's daily session in which it considers legislative business (bills, resolutions, and actions related thereto).
  • Lessee: means a school district or county superintendent of schools to whom the board has leased a portable classroom pursuant to this chapter. See California Education Code 17087
  • Lessor: includes "bailor" and "lease" includes "bailment. See California Vehicle Code 372
  • Lessor: means the lessor under any prison facilities lease and any trustee on behalf of the lessor. See California Government Code 15819.1
  • license: includes certificate or permit. See California Business and Professions Code 5096.7
  • license: includes certificate or permit. See California Business and Professions Code 5096.7
  • Licensed adjuster: means a person licensed by the bureau for adjusting lamps in licensed lamp adjusting stations or for adjusting brakes in licensed brake adjusting stations. See California Business and Professions Code 9888.1
  • 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 Business and Professions Code 4027
  • 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 Business and Professions Code 4027
  • 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 Business and Professions Code 4027
  • Licensed station: means a station licensed by the bureau pursuant to this chapter. See California Business and Professions Code 9888.1
  • licensee: means a person licensed under this chapter. See California Business and Professions Code 7512.6
  • Licensee: means a person licensed to conduct a prepaid rental listing service or a person engaged in the business of a prepaid rental listing service under a real estate broker license. See California Business and Professions Code 10167
  • Licensee: means an individual, partnership, limited liability company, or corporation licensed under this chapter as a repossession agency. See California Business and Professions Code 7500.1
  • Life or disability income insurer: means an insurer licensed to transact life insurance or disability income insurance in this state or a fraternal benefit society licensed in this state. See California Insurance Code 10147
  • Lighting equipment: is a ny of the following lamps or devices:

    California Vehicle Code 375

  • listing: as used in this part includes, but is not limited to:

    California Business and Professions Code 10027

  • Local agency: means any city, county, or city and county, whether general law or chartered. See California Government Code 50060
  • Local agency: means any county, city, city and county, including a charter city or county, or any special district. See California Government Code 50075.5
  • Local agency: means any city, county, or city and county, whether general law or chartered, or special district, including a county service area created pursuant to the County Service Area Law (Chapter 2. See California Government Code 50078.1
  • local agency: means any city, county, city and county, district, or other subdivision of the state, or any independent instrumentality thereof. See California Government Code 19810
  • Local agency: includes a county. See California Government Code 6252
  • local agency: means public agency. See California Government Code 53020
  • Local agency: means an agency of the state for the local performance of governmental or proprietary function within limited boundaries. See California Government Code 53090
  • Local agency: means a city, county, city and county, special district, joint-powers agency, public corporation, nonprofit corporation, or any other agency that is eligible to receive federal block grant funds. See California Government Code 53131
  • Local agency: means a county, city, school district, district, municipal corporation, political subdivision, public corporation, or other public agency of the state. See California Government Code 53200
  • local agency: means a county, city, public district, joint powers agency, or any public or municipal corporation. See California Government Code 53212
  • Local agency: as used in this article means a city, city and county, district, school district, municipal or public corporation, political subdivision, or other public agency of the State, or any instrumentality of one or more of any such agencies. See California Government Code 53215
  • 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: as used in this division means county, city, or city and county, unless the context otherwise requires. See California Government Code 50001
  • local agency: means a county, city, whether general law or chartered, city and county, town, school district, municipal corporation, district, political subdivision, or any board, commission or agency thereof, or other local public agency. See California Government Code 54951
  • Local coastal program: means any program created under Section 30108. See California Public Resources Code 5902
  • Local conservation corps: means a program operated by a public agency or nonprofit organization that meets the requirements of Section 14406. See California Public Resources Code 75005
  • Local election: is a municipal, county, or district election. See California Elections Code 328
  • Local enforcement agency: means the city, county, or city and county which has assumed the responsibility for the enforcement of Chapter 2 (commencing with Section 18300) of Part 2. See California Public Utilities Code 4351
  • Local enforcement agency: means the city, county, or city and county that has assumed the responsibility for the enforcement of Chapter 2 (commencing with Section 18300) of Part 2. See California Public Utilities Code 4451
  • Location: means the place, other than the main or branch office of a real estate broker, where a prepaid rental listing service business is conducted. See California Business and Professions Code 10167
  • logging dolly: is a vehicle designed for carrying logs, having one or more axles that, if there are more than one, are not more than 54 inches apart, and used in connection with a motor truck solely for the purpose of transporting logs and securely connected with the towing vehicle both by a reach and by the load. See California Vehicle Code 385.2
  • Long Beach Civic Center: means the area bounded by Broadway, Pacific Avenue, Ocean Boulevard, and Magnolia Avenue, containing approximately 14. See California Government Code 5975
  • low-emission motor vehicle: means a motor vehicle which has been certified by the state board to meet all applicable emission standards and which meets at least one of the following additional requirements:

    California Health and Safety Code 43800

  • 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 Business and Professions Code 13400
  • Lubricating oil: means motor oil, engine lubricant, engine oil, lubricating axle oil, gear oil, or manual transmission fluid. See California Business and Professions Code 13400
  • maintenance: means the furnishing of services and materials for the ordinary and usual maintenance, operation, and servicing of any improvement, including, but not limited to, all of the following:

    California Government Code 50060

  • manager: means an individual designated under an operating agreement of a manager-managed limited liability company who is responsible for performing the management functions for the limited liability company specified in subdivision (c) of Section 17704. See California Business and Professions Code 7512.15
  • 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
  • Manufacturer: means manufacturer, refiner, producer, or importer. See California Business and Professions Code 13400
  • Marital deduction: The deduction(s) that can be taken in the determination of gift and estate tax liabilities because of the existence of a marriage or marital relationship.
  • master plan: means the plan for construction, furnishing, acquisition, maintenance, and operation of adult and juvenile detention facilities and courthouse facilities, and structures necessary or convenient to those facilities. See California Government Code 26295.12
  • mayor: includes president of the legislative body. See California Government Code 34002
  • Measure: means any constitutional amendment or other proposition submitted to a popular vote at any election. See California Elections Code 329
  • Medical condition: means either of the following:

    California Government Code 12926

  • meeting: means any congregation of a majority of the members of a legislative body at the same time and location, including teleconference location as permitted by Section 54953, to hear, discuss, deliberate, or take action on any item that is within the subject matter jurisdiction of the legislative body. See California Government Code 54952.2
  • 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 an individual who is a member of a limited liability company as specified in Section 17704. See California Business and Professions Code 7512.14
  • member of the clergy: means a priest, minister, religious practitioner, or similar functionary of a church or of a religious denomination or religious organization. See California Evidence Code 1030
  • Members of the personnel of record: as used in this chapter means every person listed in the records of the registrar as then associated with a licensee. See California Business and Professions Code 7025
  • Mental disability: includes , but is not limited to, all of the following:

    California Government Code 12926

  • Military or overseas voter: means an elector absent from the county in which he or she is otherwise eligible to vote who is any of the following:

    California Elections Code 300

  • milk plant: as used in this article , means any place, structure, or building where a handler receives market milk and weighs, tests, standardizes, pasteurizes, homogenizes, separates, bottles or packages such milk. See California Food and Agricultural Code 62143
  • Minimum management requirements: means the minimum wilderness management actions that are necessary to administer a wilderness area for the purpose of this chapter. See California Public Resources Code 5093.32
  • Minimum tool: means the least intrusive tool, equipment, device, regulation, action, or practice that will achieve the minimum management requirements. See California Public Resources Code 5093.32
  • missing person: means a person who is presumed to be dead under Section 12401. See California Probate Code 12400
  • Mistrial: An invalid trial, caused by fundamental error. When a mistrial is declared, the trial must start again from the selection of the jury.
  • Monitoring: means the activities management establishes and operates to assess the quality of performance over time and promptly resolve the findings of audits and other reviews. See California Government Code 13403
  • Mortgage: means classes of liens that are commonly given to secure advances on, or the unpaid purchase price of, real property, together with the credit instruments, if any, secured thereby. See California Government Code 7260
  • Mortgage loan: A loan made by a lender to a borrower for the financing of real property. Source: OCC
  • Mortgagee: The person to whom property is mortgaged and who has loaned the money.
  • Mortgagor: The person who pledges property to a creditor as collateral for a loan and who receives the money.
  • motor carrier of property: means any person who operates any commercial motor vehicle as defined in subdivision (c). See California Vehicle Code 34601
  • 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 Business and Professions Code 13400
  • motor oil: means any product used to lubricate the moving parts of an internal combustion engine. See California Business and Professions Code 13430
  • motor oil dealer: means any person, firm, or corporation engaged in the business of producing, packaging, or otherwise preparing motor oil for market, or selling or distributing motor oil. See California Business and Professions Code 13430
  • Motor vehicle fuel: means "engine fuel" when that term is used in this chapter. See California Business and Professions Code 13400
  • motor-driven cycle: is a ny motorcycle with a motor that displaces less than 150 cubic centimeters. See California Vehicle Code 405
  • motorcycle: is a motor vehicle having a seat or saddle for the use of the rider, designed to travel on not more than three wheels in contact with the ground. See California Vehicle Code 400
  • motortruck: is a motor vehicle designed, used, or maintained primarily for the transportation of property. See California Vehicle Code 410
  • muffler: is a device consisting of a series of chambers or baffle plates, or other mechanical design, for the purpose of receiving exhaust gas from an internal combustion engine, and effective in reducing noise. See California Vehicle Code 425
  • multicounty designated transportation planning agency: means the Southern California Association of Governments. See California Public Utilities Code 130004
  • Multiple licensee: means a repossession agency holding more than one repossession license under this chapter, with one fictitious trade style and ownership, conducting repossession business from additional licensed locations other than the location shown on the original license. See California Business and Professions Code 7500.1
  • Municipal election: means elections in general law cities and where applicable in chartered cities. See California Elections Code 330
  • Mutual capital certificate: has the meaning given that term in Section 5111 of the Financial Code. See California Probate Code 23
  • National Credit Union Administration: The federal regulatory agency that charters and supervises federal credit unions. (NCUA also administers the National Credit Union Share Insurance Fund, which insures the deposits of federal credit unions.) Source: OCC
  • National emergency: as used in this part means any period in which the United States is at war prior to the declaration by the Governor of a state military emergency. See California Government Code 18540.1
  • Natural lands: means an area of relatively undeveloped land which (1) has substantially retained its characteristics as provided by nature or has been substantially restored, or which can be feasibly restored, to a near-natural condition, and which has outstanding wildlife, scenic, open-space, or park resources, or a combination thereof, or (2) meets the definition of open-space land in Section 65560 of the Government Code. See California Public Resources Code 5902
  • Natural region: means a distinct physiographic province having similar geologic history, structures, and land forms. See California Public Resources Code 5861
  • negotiable paper: means bank checks and drafts and express and post-office money orders. See California Government Code 6151
  • New citizen: means any person who meets all requirements of an elector of, and has established residency in, the state, except that he or she will become a United States citizen after the 15th day prior to an election. See California Elections Code 331
  • New resident: means a person who meets all requirements of an elector of the State of California except that his or her residency was established subsequent to the 15th day prior to the election. See California Elections Code 332
  • NGS: means the National Geodetic Survey or its successor. See California Public Resources Code 8801
  • NGS: means National Geodetic Survey or its successor. See California Public Resources Code 8851
  • NGS: means National Geodetic Survey or its successor. See California Public Resources Code 8871
  • NGS: means National Geodetic Survey or its successor. See California Public Resources Code 8891
  • No contest clause: means a provision in an otherwise valid instrument that, if enforced, would penalize a beneficiary for filing a pleading in any court. See California Probate Code 21310
  • Nominate: means the selection, at a state-conducted primary election, of candidates who are entitled by law to participate in the general election for that office, but does not mean any other lawful mechanism that a political party may adopt for the purposes of choosing the candidate who is preferred by the party for a nonpartisan or voter-nominated office. See California Elections Code 332.5
  • Nomination documents: means declaration of candidacy and nomination papers. See California Elections Code 333
  • Nonmember: as used in this article , means the spouse or former spouse of a member, who as a result of petitioning the court for the division of community property, has been awarded a distinct and separate account reflecting specific credited service and accumulated contributions. See California Government Code 21291
  • Nonpartisan office: means an office, except for a voter-nominated office, for which no party may nominate a candidate. See California Elections Code 334
  • nonprofit organization: means any nonprofit entity qualified to do business in California, qualified under Section 501(c)(3) of Title 26 of the United States Code, and that has among its primary purposes the preservation, protection, or enhancement of land or water resources in their natural, scenic, historical, agricultural, forested, or open-space condition or use, or the provision of conservation and environmental education and other recreational, vocational, and educational services to youth. See California Public Resources Code 5642
  • Nonprofit organization: means any nonprofit corporation qualified to do business in California, and qualified under Section 501?(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. See California Public Resources Code 75005
  • Nonprofit organization: means a nonprofit corporation qualified to do business in California and qualified under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. See California Public Resources Code 80002
  • Nonprofit organization: means any charitable organization described in Section 501(c)(3) of the federal Internal Revenue Code, which has among its primary purposes the conservation and preservation of wetlands or of lands predominantly in their natural, scenic, historical, agricultural, forested, or open-space condition. See California Public Resources Code 5902
  • Nonresident: is a person who is not a resident of this State. See California Vehicle Code 435
  • Nonvisual: means synthesized speech, braille, and other output methods that do not require sight. See California Elections Code 19241
  • Oath: includes affirmation or declaration under penalty of perjury. See California Evidence Code 165
  • Oath: includes affirmation. See California Government Code 15
  • Oath: includes affirmation. See California Elections Code 335
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • off-highway motor vehicle: is a ny of the following:

    California Vehicle Code 38006

  • Office: means the Office of Emergency Services. See California Government Code 15251
  • 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
  • officer of the county: includes any elective or appointive officer of a county and any person in charge of any office, department, service, or institution of the county, or a division or branch thereof. See California Government Code 29320
  • 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 veteran or military status. See California Government Code 12926
  • Online tool: means an electronic service provided by a custodian that allows the user, in an agreement distinct from the terms-of-service agreement between the custodian and user, to provide directions for disclosure or nondisclosure of digital assets to a third person. See California Probate Code 871
  • operating entity: means the entity owning the park land and the facilities thereon. See California Public Resources Code 5400.6
  • Operator: means any person that is required to be licensed pursuant to this division who is authorized to apply any pest control material or substance by dusting, spraying, or any other manner whereby such material or substance is applied through the medium of aircraft. See California Food and Agricultural Code 11931
  • Operator: is a mobilehome park owner or operator who maintains and operates a master-metered natural gas distribution system. See California Public Utilities Code 4351
  • Operator: means the owner of the mobilehome park or the distribution system, or the designated responsible employee, manager, or legal representative. See California Public Utilities Code 4451
  • Oral argument: An opportunity for lawyers to summarize their position before the court and also to answer the judges' questions.
  • Original: means the writing itself or any counterpart intended to have the same effect by a person executing or issuing it. See California Evidence Code 255
  • Original bill: A bill which is drafted by a committee. It is introduced by the committee or subcommittee chairman after the committee votes to report it.
  • Out-of-state emergency worker: means a voter who is officially engaged in responding to the proclamation of an out-of-state emergency and whose vocation has been identified in an executive order relating to the state of emergency. See California Elections Code 336.7
  • Outlays: Outlays are payments made (generally through the issuance of checks or disbursement of cash) to liquidate obligations. Outlays during a fiscal year may be for payment of obligations incurred in prior years or in the same year.
  • outstanding: when used as of any particular time with reference to bonds issued by the commission, means all bonds theretofore and thereupon being authenticated and delivered by an authenticating agent duly appointed by the commission or its authorized designee except:

    California Government Code 26295.14

  • 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 12927
  • Owner: means the person, corporation, or partnership that holds fee simple title to real property, or its agent, or the head of the public agency or subordinate employee of the public agency to whom that authority is delegated, who is responsible for administering publicly owned land and who has presented satisfactory evidence of his or her legal right to represent the interests of the subject land. See California Public Resources Code 5861
  • Owner: is a person having all the incidents of ownership, including the legal title, of a vessel whether or not such person lends, rents, or pledges such vessel. See California Vehicle Code 9840
  • 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 Elections Code 19271
  • 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 Elections Code 19271
  • Parent: means any individual entitled to take as a parent under this code by intestate succession from the child whose relationship is involved. See California Probate Code 54
  • Park: means a tract of land with outstanding scenic, natural, open-space, or recreational values, set apart to conserve natural, scenic, cultural, or ecological resources for present and future generations, and to be used by the public as a place for rest, recreation, education, exercise, inspiration, or enjoyment. See California Public Resources Code 5902
  • 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 Government Code 22946
  • Participating party: means either of the following:

    California Public Utilities Code 3302

  • partnership: shall include limited liability company, registered limited liability partnership, and foreign limited liability partnership, except where the context or the specific provisions of this division otherwise require. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 28.5
  • Party: means a political party or organization that has qualified for participation in any primary or presidential general election. See California Elections Code 338
  • party-nominated office: means any of the following offices:

    California Elections Code 337

  • passenger vehicle: means any motor vehicle defined in Section 465, except any of the following motor vehicles:

    California Vehicle Code 34710

  • passenger vehicle: is a ny motor vehicle, other than a motortruck, truck tractor, or a bus, as defined in Section 233, and used or maintained for the transportation of persons. See California Vehicle Code 465
  • patient: means a person who consults a physician or submits to an examination by a physician for the purpose of securing a diagnosis or preventive, palliative, or curative treatment of his physical or mental or emotional condition. See California Evidence Code 991
  • patient: means a person who consults a psychotherapist or submits to an examination by a psychotherapist for the purpose of securing a diagnosis or preventive, palliative, or curative treatment of his mental or emotional condition or who submits to an examination of his mental or emotional condition for the purpose of scientific research on mental or emotional problems. See California Evidence Code 1011
  • Patient: means an adult who does not have a conservator of the person and for whom a health care decision needs to be made. See California Probate Code 3200
  • Payrate: means the normal monthly rate of pay or base pay of the member paid in cash to similarly situated members of the same group or class of employment for services rendered on a full-time basis during normal working hours, pursuant to publicly available pay schedules. See California Government Code 20636
  • Pedestrian: includes a person who is operating a self-propelled wheelchair, motorized tricycle, or motorized quadricycle and, by reason of physical disability, is otherwise unable to move about as a pedestrian, as specified in subdivision (a). See California Vehicle Code 467
  • penitent: means a person who has made a penitential communication to a member of the clergy. See California Evidence Code 1031
  • penitential communication: means a communication made in confidence, in the presence of no third person so far as the penitent is aware, to a member of the clergy who, in the course of the discipline or practice of the clergy member's church, denomination, or organization, is authorized or accustomed to hear those communications and, under the discipline or tenets of his or her church, denomination, or organization, has a duty to keep those communications secret. See California Evidence Code 1032
  • Per stirpes: The legal means by which the children of a decedent, upon the death of an ancestor at a level above that of the decedent, receive by right of representation the share of the ancestor
  • Perceive: means to acquire knowledge through one's senses. See California Evidence Code 170
  • Permanent: means that the employee has a right to continued employment unless dismissed or laid off. See California Education Code 89530
  • Person: includes a natural person, firm, association, organization, partnership, business trust, corporation, limited liability company, or public entity. See California Evidence Code 175
  • person: includes any individual, firm, company, limited liability company, association, organization, partnership, and corporation. See California Business and Professions Code 7512.3
  • Person: includes any person, firm, partnership, general partner of a partnership, limited liability company, registered limited liability partnership, foreign limited liability partnership, association, corporation, company, syndicate, estate, trust, business trust, or organization of any kind. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 19
  • person: includes a firm, association, corporation, campaign committee or organization. See California Elections Code 20200
  • Person: includes any natural person, corporation, partnership, limited liability company, firm, or association. See California Government Code 6252
  • Person: means any person, firm, association, organization, partnership, business trust, corporation, limited liability company, or company. See California Water Code 19
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, government or governmental subdivision or agency, business trust, estate, trust, partnership, limited liability company, association, or other entity. See California Probate Code 56
  • 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, estate, business or nonprofit entity, public corporation, government or governmental subdivision, agency, or instrumentality, or other legal entity. See California Probate Code 871
  • person: includes any individual, firm, partnership, general corporation, professional corporation, or limited liability partnership, as authorized by the Corporations Code. See California Business and Professions Code 5535
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, business trust, estate, trust, partnership, limited liability company, association, joint venture, public corporation, government or governmental subdivision, agency, or instrumentality, or any other legal or commercial entity. See California Probate Code 18502
  • Person: as used in this chapter includes an individual, a firm, partnership, corporation, limited liability company, association or other organization, or any combination thereof. See California Business and Professions Code 7025
  • Person: means any individual, partnership, corporation, limited liability company, or association. See California Government Code 7260
  • Person: includes any individual, partnership, limited liability company, or corporation. See California Business and Professions Code 7500.1
  • 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 12925
  • Person: includes a corporation as well as a natural person. See California Corporations Code 18
  • Person: includes any individual, firm, corporation, association, copartnership, trust, business trust, receiver, trustee, or conservator for any thereof, but does not include this state or any public corporation, political subdivision, city, county, district, or any agency thereof or of this state. See California Education Code 90011
  • Personal effects: means any property that is not the property of the legal owner. See California Business and Professions Code 7500.1
  • Personal representative: means executor, administrator, administrator with the will annexed, special administrator, successor personal representative, public administrator acting pursuant to Section 7660, or a person who performs substantially the same function under the law of another jurisdiction governing the person's status. See California Probate Code 58
  • Personal representative: means an executor, administrator, special administrator, or person that performs substantially the same function under any other law. See California Probate Code 871
  • Pest control operation: means the application of any pest control material or substance by an operator. See California Food and Agricultural Code 11931
  • Physical disability: includes , but is not limited to, all of the following:

    California Government Code 12926

  • physician: means a person authorized, or reasonably believed by the patient to be authorized, to practice medicine in any state or nation. See California Evidence Code 990
  • Physician Orders for Life Sustaining Treatment form: means a request regarding resuscitative measures that directs a health care provider regarding resuscitative and life-sustaining measures. See California Probate Code 4780
  • pickup truck: is a motor truck with a manufacturer's gross vehicle weight rating of less than 11,500 pounds, an unladen weight of less than 8,001 pounds, and which is equipped with an open box-type bed not exceeding 9 feet in length. See California Vehicle Code 471
  • pilot car: is a motor vehicle, except a motorcycle, motorized bicycle, or motorized quadricycle, which is used to escort one or more other vehicles, when required, due to the vehicles' size or character of load, in accordance with conditions set forth in a permit issued by the appropriate state agency or by a local authority. See California Vehicle Code 472
  • 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 Business and Professions Code 12531
  • Plan: means the White Slough Specific Area Plan adopted pursuant to this chapter. See California Government Code 66678
  • Pleading: means a petition, complaint, cross-complaint, objection, answer, response, or claim. See California Probate Code 21310
  • 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.
  • pocket bike: is a two-wheeled motorized device that has a seat or saddle for the use of the rider, and that is not designed or manufactured for highway use. See California Vehicle Code 473
  • pole or pipe dolly: is a vehicle, other than a motor vehicle, having one or more axles which axles, if there be more than one, are not more than 54 inches apart, and two or more wheels, used in connection with a motor vehicle solely for the purpose of transporting poles, timbers, pipes, or integral structural materials and connected with the towing vehicle both by chain, rope, cable, or drawbar, and by the load, without any part of the weight of the dolly resting upon the towing vehicle. See California Vehicle Code 475
  • Police protective equipment: means equipment or attire worn by law enforcement personnel for the purpose of protecting themselves or the public from overt actions of others or to assist in the carrying out of related duties, for example, handgun, baton, billy, handcuffs, flashlight, whistle, leather belt, holster and cases or attachments. See California Government Code 19850
  • Policeman: as used in this part includes members of the California Highway Patrol, state safety members of the Public Employees' Retirement System employed by the Department of Justice, sheriffs, undersheriffs, deputy sheriffs, marshals and deputy marshals, and any other employee of a public agency other than the state or University of California in a position designated as a policeman's position by the board for the purposes of Section 218(d)(5)(A) of the Social Security Act. See California Government Code 22013
  • Policy: means any group insurance policy, group hospital service contract or other plan, contract or policy subject to the provisions of this article. See California Insurance Code 10128.1
  • Policy: means (1) a life insurance policy or a disability income insurance policy delivered in this state, or (2) a certificate of life insurance benefits or disability income insurance benefits, issued under a group life or disability income insurance policy and delivered in this state by a life or disability income insurer or a fraternal benefits society, regardless of the location of the group master policy. See California Insurance Code 10147
  • 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 Elections Code 14026
  • 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 Elections Code 14051
  • 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 Elections Code 338.5
  • Power of attorney: means a record that grants an agent authority to act in the place of the principal. See California Probate Code 871
  • Power of attorney: A written instrument which authorizes one person to act as another's agent or attorney. The power of attorney may be for a definite, specific act, or it may be general in nature. The terms of the written power of attorney may specify when it will expire. If not, the power of attorney usually expires when the person granting it dies. Source: OCC
  • 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 Elections Code 338.6
  • precinct board: means the board appointed by the elections official to serve at a vote center. See California Elections Code 339
  • Precinct board member: is a member of the precinct board and includes an election officer. See California Elections Code 339
  • Prejudicial procedural error: means a procedural error that reasonably may be considered to have affected the outcome of the designation process. See California Public Resources Code 5861
  • preliminary fact: means a fact upon the existence or nonexistence of which depends the admissibility or inadmissibility of evidence. See California Evidence Code 400
  • Preliminary hearing: A hearing where the judge decides whether there is enough evidence to make the defendant have a trial.
  • Premium: means the consideration payable to the carrier. See California Insurance Code 10128.1
  • 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 Business and Professions Code 10167
  • Preservation: means rehabilitation, stabilization, restoration, development, and reconstruction, or any combination of those activities. See California Public Resources Code 75005
  • Preservation: means rehabilitation, stabilization, restoration, conservation, development, and reconstruction, or any combination of those activities. See California Public Resources Code 80002
  • presidential elector: as used in this chapter means an elector of President and Vice President of the United States, and not an elector as defined in Section 321. See California Elections Code 6900
  • 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.
  • Primary code: as used in this article , means any code which is directly adopted by reference, in whole or in part, by any ordinance passed pursuant to this article. See California Government Code 50022.1
  • Primary election: includes all primary nominating elections provided for by this code. See California Elections Code 341
  • Principal act: means the law providing for the creation of a particular district or agency or type of district or agency. See California Elections Code 10500
  • Prison facilities lease: means any lease of a prison facility entered into by the Director of Corrections with the board pursuant to this chapter. See California Government Code 15819.1
  • Prison facility: means real property, fixtures, furnishings, equipment, and related improvements for the following facilities:

    California Government Code 15819.1

  • Private building: means and includes any dwelling, outbuilding, or other enclosed structure. See California Business and Professions Code 7500.1
  • Private entity: means an individual, business entity, or combination of individuals and business entities. See California Government Code 5975
  • Private portion of the project: means those parcels of land within the Long Beach Civic Center to be conveyed to a private entity and developed as residential, retail, hospitality, institutional, or industrial facilities. See California Government Code 5975
  • Private treaty transaction: as used in this division , means the transfer of ownership of cattle or livestock by agreement or contract, at a point other than a destination point. See California Food and Agricultural Code 20026
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Probate: Proving a will
  • Probation officers: Screen applicants for pretrial release and monitor convicted offenders released under court supervision.
  • 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
  • Professional fiduciary: means a person who is a professional fiduciary as defined under subdivision (f) of Section 6501 of the Business and Professions Code. See California Probate Code 60.1
  • proffered evidence: means evidence, the admissibility or inadmissibility of which is dependent upon the existence or nonexistence of a preliminary fact. See California Evidence Code 401
  • Program: means the State Heritage Network Plan and Grants Program. See California Public Resources Code 5078
  • Program: means a program that provides financial assistance, as provided in Article 6 (commencing with Section 3365). See California Public Utilities Code 3302
  • 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 plants, facilities, equipment, appliances, structures, expansions, and improvements within the state that serve the purposes of this division as approved by the authority, and all activities and expenses necessary to initiate and complete those projects described in Article 5 (commencing with Section 3350) and Article 7 (commencing with Section 3368), of Chapter 3. See California Public Utilities Code 3302
  • Project: means the revitalization and redevelopment of the Long Beach Civic Center with a new city hall, port headquarters, public library, and public park, and residential, retail, hospitality, institutional, and industrial facilities. See California Government Code 5975
  • Project: means any one or more dormitories or other housing facilities, boarding facilities, student union or activity facilities, vehicle parking facilities, alternative transportation programs, or any other auxiliary or supplementary facilities for individual or group accommodation, owned or operated or authorized to be acquired, constructed, furnished, equipped, and operated by the board for use by students, faculty members, or other employees of any one or more campuses of the California State University, or a combination of those facilities, which may include facilities already completed and facilities authorized for future completion, or any other facilities designated by the board as a project in providing for the issuance of revenue bonds or notes. See California Education Code 90011
  • Propane: means propane gas, also known as liquid petroleum gas or LPG. See California Public Utilities Code 4451
  • Property: includes both real and personal property. See California Evidence Code 185
  • Property: means anything that may be the subject of ownership and includes both real and personal property and any interest therein. See California Probate Code 62
  • Property: includes all property, real, personal or mixed, tangible or intangible, or any interest therein necessary or desirable for carrying out the purposes of this part. See California Government Code 15802
  • Proprietary interest: means any nonregulatory arrangement or circumstances in which the financial or other nonregulatory interests of the university in a service contract could be adversely affected by labor-management conflict or consumer boycotts potentially resulting from a union organizing campaign. See California Education Code 92625.1
  • 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 Elections Code 14026
  • Protected instrument: means all of the following instruments:

    California Probate Code 21310

  • Protection: means those actions necessary to prevent harm or damage to persons, property or natural resources or those actions necessary to allow the continued use and enjoyment of property or natural resources and includes acquisition, development, restoration, preservation and interpretation. See California Public Resources Code 75005
  • 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 Public Resources Code 80002
  • Protective hairstyles: includes , but is not limited to, such hairstyles as braids, locks, and twists. See California Government Code 12926
  • psychotherapist: means a person who is, or is reasonably believed by the patient to be:

    California Evidence Code 1010

  • public agency: as used in this article , means a district, public authority, public agency, and any other political subdivision or public corporation in the state, but does not include the state or a county, city and county, or city. See California Government Code 53050
  • Public agency: as used in this article , means the state, and any city, county, city and county, municipal corporation, public district, or public authority located in whole or in part within this state which provides or has authority to provide firefighting, police, ambulance, medical, or other emergency services. See California Government Code 53101
  • Public agency: means the state and any city, county, municipal corporation, district, or public authority located, in whole or in part, within this state which provides or may provide firefighting, police, ambulance, medical, or other emergency services. See California Government Code 53156
  • Public building: means a building owned and occupied, or leased and occupied, by the state, a county, a city, a city and county, or a California community college district. See California Government Code 7596
  • Public defender: Represent defendants who can't afford an attorney in criminal matters.
  • Public employee: means an officer, agent, or employee of a public entity. See California Evidence Code 195
  • Public employee: means an employee of a state agency or an employee of a county or city. See California Government Code 7596
  • Public entity: includes a nation, state, county, city and county, city, district, public authority, public agency, or any other political subdivision or public corporation, whether foreign or domestic. See California Evidence Code 200
  • public entity: means any county, city, or public district. See California Public Resources Code 5800
  • Public entity: includes the state, the Regents of the University of California, a county, city, city and county, district, public authority, public agency, and any other political subdivision or public corporation in the state or any entity acting on behalf of these agencies when acquiring real property, or any interest therein, in any city or county for public use, and any person who has the authority to acquire property by eminent domain under state law. See California Government Code 7260
  • public park: includes only a park operated by a public agency. See California Public Resources Code 5400.5
  • Public place: means any system supplying two or more customers where any portion is under a public right of way. See California Public Utilities Code 4451
  • Public portion of the project: means those parcels of land within the Long Beach Civic Center to be developed as a city hall, port headquarters, public park, public library, or other government facilities. See California Government Code 5975
  • Public safety agency: as used in this article , means a functional division of a public agency which provides firefighting, police, medical, or other emergency services. See California Government Code 53102
  • Public use: means a use for which real property may be acquired by eminent domain. See California Government Code 7260
  • Published: as used in this article , means issued in printed, lithographed, multigraphed, mimeographed or similar form. See California Government Code 50022.1
  • pupil: means individuals with exceptional needs as defined in Section 56026 of the Education Code. See California Government Code 7584
  • qualified: means one of the following:

    California Government Code 7296

  • qualified manager: means the individual under whose direction, control, charge, or management the business of a licensee is operated as specified in Section 7536. See California Business and Professions Code 7512.7
  • qualified manager: is a person who possesses a valid qualification certificate in accordance with the provisions of Article 5 (commencing with Section 7504) and is in active control or management of, and who is a director of, the licensee's place of business. See California Business and Professions Code 7500.1
  • Qualified representative of the commissioner: means a deputy commissioner or inspector who holds an appropriate certificate of qualification issued by the director as provided in Chapter 2 (commencing with Section 2101) of Division 2 of this code. See California Food and Agricultural Code 39
  • qualifier: as used in this chapter , means a person who qualifies for a license pursuant to Section 7068. See California Business and Professions Code 7025
  • Quasi-community property: means the following property, other than community property as defined in Section 28:

    California Probate Code 66

  • 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 Elections Code 14026
  • range: means the enclosed or unenclosed lands outside of cities, towns, and villages in this state, whether of the public domain or in private ownership, upon which by custom, license, or otherwise, cattle are kept or permitted to roam and feed. See California Food and Agricultural Code 21851
  • Real property: includes lands, tenements, and hereditaments. See California Evidence Code 205
  • Real property: includes a leasehold interest in real property. See California Probate Code 68
  • Rebuttable presumption: shall be deemed a presumption which affects the burden of producing evidence. See California Elections Code 346
  • Recommended budget: means the budget document recommended to the board of supervisors by the designated county official. See California Government Code 29001
  • Record: includes every kind of record maintained by a business. See California Evidence Code 1560
  • Record: means information that is inscribed on a tangible medium or that is stored in an electronic or other medium and is retrievable in a perceivable form. See California Probate Code 871
  • 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 Probate Code 18502
  • Recourse: An arrangement in which a bank retains, in form or in substance, any credit risk directly or indirectly associated with an asset it has sold (in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles) that exceeds a pro rata share of the bank's claim on the asset. If a bank has no claim on an asset it has sold, then the retention of any credit risk is recourse. Source: FDIC
  • Recovery Account: shall be deemed to refer to the Consumer Recovery Account. See California Business and Professions Code 10450.6
  • Recreational off-highway vehicle: means a motor vehicle meeting all of the following criteria:

    California Vehicle Code 500

  • Reduced worktime: as used in this article , means employment of less than 40 hours of work per week, and includes arrangements involving job sharing, four-, five-, or six-hour workdays, jobs which provide eight hours of employment or less for one, two, three, four or five days per week, and such other arrangements which the department finds consistent with maximum employment opportunity to employees desiring other than a standard worktime. See California Government Code 19996.20
  • Referral method: as used in this article , means a telephone service which, upon the receipt of a telephone request for emergency services, provides the requesting party with the telephone number of the appropriate public safety agency or other provider of emergency services. See California Government Code 53106
  • Regents of the University of California: means any of the following:

    California Education Code 92020

  • Region: includes that part of Lake Tahoe within the jurisdiction of the State of California, the adjacent parts of the Counties of El Dorado and Placer lying within the Tahoe Basin in the State of California, and that additional and adjacent part of the County of Placer outside of the Tahoe Basin in the State of California which lies southward and eastward of a line starting at the intersection of the basin crestline and the north boundary of Section 1, thence west to the northwest corner of Section 3, thence south to the intersection of the basin crestline and the west boundary of Section 10. See California Government Code 66905.5
  • region: means the area consisting of Lake Tahoe, the adjacent parts of the Counties of Placer and El Dorado lying within the Tahoe Basin in the State of California, and that additional and adjacent part of the County of Placer outside the Tahoe Basin in the State of California which lies southward and eastward of a line starting at the intersection of the basin crestline and the north boundary of Section 1, thence west to the northwest corner of Section 3, thence south to the intersection of the basin crestline and the west boundary of Section 10. See California Government Code 66953
  • Registered: as used in this article , means endorsed and signed by the county treasurer. See California Government Code 29871
  • registered owner: is a person registered by the department as the owner of a vehicle. See California Vehicle Code 505
  • Registered owner: means the individual listed in the records of the Department of Motor Vehicles, on a conditional sales contract, or on an assignment or a repossession order, as the registered owner. See California Business and Professions Code 7500.1
  • Registrant: means a person registered under this chapter. See California Business and Professions Code 7500.1
  • Regular election: is a n election, the specific time for the holding of which is prescribed by law. See California Elections Code 348
  • Relevant evidence: means evidence, including evidence relevant to the credibility of a witness or hearsay declarant, having any tendency in reason to prove or disprove any disputed fact that is of consequence to the determination of the action. See California Evidence Code 210
  • Religious corporation: means any corporation formed under, or otherwise subject to, Part 4 (commencing with Section 9110) or Part 6 (commencing with Section 10000) of Division 2 of Title 1 of the Corporations Code, and also includes a corporation that is formed primarily or exclusively for religious purposes under the laws of any other state to administer the affairs of an organized religious group and that is not organized for private profit. See California Government Code 12926.2
  • Religious duties: means duties of employment connected with carrying on the religious activities of a religious corporation or association. See California Government Code 12926.2
  • Remand: When an appellate court sends a case back to a lower court for further proceedings.
  • Remote accessible vote by mail system: means a mechanical, electromechanical, or electronic system and its software that is used for the sole purpose of marking an electronic vote by mail ballot for a voter with disabilities or a military or overseas voter who shall print the paper cast vote record to be submitted to the elections official. See California Elections Code 303.3
  • Remote-computing service: means a custodian that provides to a user computer processing services or the storage of digital assets by means of an electronic communications system, as defined in Section 2510(14) of Title 18 of the United States Code. See California Probate Code 871
  • Renewable diesel fuel: means a diesel fuel derived from nonpetroleum renewable resources. See California Business and Professions Code 13400
  • renter: is a person who is engaged in the business of renting, leasing or bailing vehicles for a term not exceeding four months and for a fixed rate or price. See California Vehicle Code 508
  • repair shop: is a place where vehicles subject to registration under this code are repaired, rebuilt, reconditioned, repainted, or in any way maintained for the public at a charge. See California Vehicle Code 510
  • Replacement coverage: means the benefits provided by a succeeding carrier. See California Insurance Code 10128.1
  • 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).
  • repossession order: means any written authorization by the legal owner, lienholder, lessor, lessee, or registered owner, or the agent of any of them, to skip trace, locate, or repossess any collateral, including, but not limited to, collateral registered under the Vehicle Code that is subject to a security agreement that contains a repossession clause. See California Business and Professions Code 7500.1
  • Representative: means a public or private individual, agency, or organization that is performing actions related to the identification, evaluation, designation, or monitoring of a California natural landmark, on behalf of or in cooperation with the department, either under a contractual agreement or in a volunteer capacity. See California Public Resources Code 5861
  • 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
  • Request regarding resuscitative measures: includes one, or both of, the following:

    California Probate Code 4780

  • Resident: means residing in this State, "nonresident" means not residing in this State. See California Insurance Code 30
  • Residential space: means a private living area, but it does not include common areas such as lobbies, lounges, waiting areas, elevators, stairwells, and restrooms that are a structural part of a multicomplex building such as a dormitory. See California Government Code 7596
  • residential tenant: includes any occupant of a residential hotel unit, as defined in subdivision (b) of Section 50669 of the Health and Safety Code, and any occupant of employee housing, as defined in Section 17008 of the Health and Safety Code, but does not include any person who has been determined to be in unlawful occupancy of the displacement dwelling. See California Government Code 7260
  • residue: means the liquid material remaining after a tank has been unloaded to the maximum extent practicable through the normal discharge opening. See California Vehicle Code 34003
  • Resources Agency: means the Secretary of the Resources Agency and any constituent units of the Resources Agency that the secretary determines to be necessary to accomplish the purposes of this chapter. See California Public Resources Code 5093.52
  • Responsible: means with the due diligence required of a fiduciary to examine a presented transaction for: necessity of soft dollar services provided and for commission cost. See California Government Code 6930
  • 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, the control and elimination of exotic species, prescribed burning, fuel hazard reduction, fencing out threats to existing or restored natural resources, road elimination, and other plant and wildlife habitat improvement to increase the natural system value of the property. See California Public Resources Code 75005
  • 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 Public Resources Code 80002
  • retarder: is a device, other than a brake, which, when activated by the driver, applies a retarding force to the wheels of a vehicle without the use of friction. See California Vehicle Code 521
  • revenue bonds: means the written evidence of any obligation, other than revenue bond anticipation notes, issued by the board, payment of which is secured by a pledge of revenues or any part of revenues, as provided in this article, in order to obtain funds with which to carry out the purposes of this article, irrespective of the form of the obligations. See California Education Code 90011
  • Revenues: means all receipts, purchase payments, loan repayments, lease payments, rents, fees and charges, and all other income or receipts derived by the authority from an enterprise, or by the authority or a participating party from any other financing arrangement undertaken by the authority or a participating party, including, but not limited to, all receipts from a bond purchase agreement, and any income or revenue derived from the investment of any money in any fund or account of the authority or a participating party. See California Public Utilities Code 3302
  • Revocable trust: A trust agreement that can be canceled, rescinded, revoked, or repealed by the grantor (person who establishes the trust).
  • Right of rescission: Right to cancel, within three business days, a contract that uses the home of a person as collateral, except in the case of a first mortgage loan. There is no fee to the borrower, who receives a full refund of all fees paid. The right of rescission is guaranteed by the Truth in Lending Act (TILA). Source: OCC
  • Right of survivorship: The ownership rights that result in the acquisition of title to property by reason of having survived other co-owners.
  • Riparian habitat: means lands that contain habitat which grows close to and which depends upon soil moisture from a nearby freshwater source. See California Public Resources Code 5902
  • River: means the water, bed, and shoreline of rivers, streams, channels, lakes, bays, estuaries, marshes, wetlands, and lagoons, up to the first line of permanently established riparian vegetation. See California Public Resources Code 5093.52
  • Roster: means the official list of voters for an election, which may be in paper or electronic form. See California Elections Code 349.5
  • Sacramento-San Joaquin Valley: means lands in the bed or along or near the banks of the Sacramento River or San Joaquin River, or their tributaries or connected therewith, or upon any land adjacent thereto, or within the overflow basins thereof, or upon land susceptible to overflow therefrom. See California Government Code 65007
  • Safety equipment: means equipment or attire worn over, in place of, or in addition to, regular clothing, which is necessary to protect the employees' health and welfare, for example, helmets, goggles, safety harnesses, and fireman "turnout gear. See California Government Code 19850
  • Salesperson: when used without modification, means a person licensed as a salesperson under any of the provisions of this part. See California Business and Professions Code 10013
  • Savings account: has the meaning given that term in Section 5116 of the Financial Code. See California Probate Code 23
  • Savings association: has the meaning given that term in subdivision (a) of Section 5102 of the Financial Code. See California Probate Code 23
  • School measure: means any proposition, including but not limited to, a proposal for the issuance of bonds by a school district or community college district, an increase in the maximum tax rate of a school district or community college district, or the acceptance, expenditure, and repayment of state funds by a school district or community college district to enable the district to construct buildings and other facilities, submitted to the voters of the district at any election held in the district. See California Elections Code 350
  • Scientist: means a person whose combination of academic training and professional field experience in the natural region qualifies him or her to identify and comparatively evaluate a natural area at the regional or state level. See California Public Resources Code 5861
  • Secondary code: as used in this article , means any code which is incorporated by reference, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, in any primary code or in any secondary code. See California Government Code 50022.1
  • Secretary: means the Secretary of the Resources Agency. See California Public Resources Code 5093.32
  • Secretary: means the Secretary of the Resources Agency. See California Public Resources Code 5093.52
  • secretary: refer to the Transportation Agency and the Secretary of Transportation, respectively, unless the context otherwise requires. See California Government Code 13976
  • secretary: refer to the Labor and Workforce Development Agency and the Secretary of Labor and Workforce Development, respectively, unless the context otherwise requires. See California Government Code 15550
  • Secretary: means the Secretary of the Resources Agency. See California Public Resources Code 75005
  • secretary: means the Secretary of Transportation. See California Public Utilities Code 161003
  • 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 Elections Code 10500
  • Secured area: means and includes any fenced and locked area. See California Business and Professions Code 7500.1
  • Security: includes any note, stock, treasury stock, bond, debenture, evidence of indebtedness, certificate of interest or participation in an oil, gas, or mining title or lease or in payments out of production under such a title or lease, collateral trust certificate, transferable share, voting trust certificate or, in general, any interest or instrument commonly known as a security, or any certificate of interest or participation, any temporary or interim certificate, receipt, or certificate of deposit for, or any warrant or right to subscribe to or purchase, any of the foregoing. See California Probate Code 70
  • Security agreement: means an obligation, pledge, mortgage, chattel mortgage, lease agreement, deposit, or lien, given by a debtor as security for payment or performance of his or her debt, by furnishing the creditor with a recourse to be used in case of failure in the principal obligation. See California Business and Professions Code 7500.1
  • semitrailer: is a vehicle designed for carrying persons or property, used in conjunction with a motor vehicle, and so constructed that some part of its weight and that of its load rests upon, or is carried by, another vehicle. See California Vehicle Code 550
  • Sequester: To separate. Sometimes juries are sequestered from outside influences during their deliberations.
  • 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 Business and Professions Code 12531
  • Service agent: means a person employed by a service agency to repair a commercial device. See California Business and Professions Code 12531
  • Service charge: means the amount of the fee that a licensee may retain if a prospective tenant finds housing through a source other than the listings supplied by the licensee. See California Business and Professions Code 10167
  • Service contract: means a lease, management agreement, service agreement, loan bond, guarantee, or other similar agreement to which the university is a party and in which the university has a proprietary interest. See California Education Code 92625.1
  • Service contractor: means an individual, corporation, unincorporated association, partnership, or other entity, other than a collection agency retained by the university to enforce a financial obligation owed to the university, that, pursuant to a service contract, provides goods or services to the university. See California Education Code 92625.1
  • Services: means any duty or labor to be rendered by one person for another. See California Business and Professions Code 7500.1
  • Sex: includes , but is not limited to, the following:

    California Government Code 12926

  • sexual assault: includes all of the following:

    California Evidence Code 1036.2

  • sexual assault counselor: means any of the following:

    California Evidence Code 1035.2

  • Sexual orientation: means heterosexuality, homosexuality, and bisexuality. See California Government Code 12926
  • Shade trailer: means a device designed and utilized to provide shade pursuant to Section 3395 of Title 8 of the California Code of Regulations. See California Vehicle Code 553
  • Signature: includes either of the following:

    California Elections Code 354.5

  • Signature: includes mark when the signer cannot write, such signer's name being written near the mark by a witness who writes his own name near the signer's name. See California Corporations Code 17
  • 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 Elections Code 14051
  • Small business: means a business as defined in Part 24 of Title 49 of the Code of Federal Regulations. See California Government Code 7260
  • Soft dollar and directed brokerage arrangements: means the brokerage and research services described by Section 28 (e) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (15 U. See California Government Code 6930
  • Software: includes all programs, voting devices, cards, ballot cards or papers, operating manuals or instructions, test procedures, printouts, and other nonmechanical or nonelectrical items necessary to the operation of a voting system. See California Elections Code 355
  • Sole ownership: The type of property ownership in which one individual holds legal title to the property and has full control of it.
  • Source of income: includes a federal Department of Housing and Urban Development Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing voucher. See California Government Code 12927
  • South White Slough: means all tidally influenced areas south of State Highway Route 37 which would naturally drain northerly to the Napa River, any areas within the tidally influenced portions of the slough that have been filled pursuant to a commission permit, and any areas within the tidally influenced portions of the slough which have been filled after January 1, 1977, without a permit from the commission. See California Government Code 66678
  • Special construction equipment: is:

    California Vehicle Code 565

  • Special district: means an agency of the state, formed pursuant to general law or a special act, for the performance of governmental or proprietary functions, with limited geographic boundaries, including, but not limited to, a school district and a community college district. See California Government Code 50075.5
  • Special election: is a n election, the specific time for the holding of which is not prescribed by law. See California Elections Code 356
  • Special sessions: as used in this division , means self-supporting instructional programs conducted by the California State University. See California Education Code 89708
  • Special treatment areas: means , for purposes of this chapter, those areas defined as special treatment areas in Section 895. See California Public Resources Code 5093.52
  • Spouse: includes "registered domestic partner" as required by Section 297. See California Evidence Code 215
  • Spouse: includes "registered domestic partner" as required by Section 297. See California Government Code 12.2
  • Spouse: includes domestic partner, as defined in Section 37 of this code, as required by Section 297. See California Probate Code 72
  • Spouse: includes "registered domestic partner" as required by Section 297. See California Business and Professions Code 14.2
  • Spouse: includes "registered domestic partner" as required by Section 297. See California Elections Code 356.5
  • Spouse: includes "registered domestic partner" as required by Section 297. See California Public Utilities Code 12.2
  • Spouse: includes "registered domestic partner" as required by Section 297. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 12.2
  • Standard test: means a test conducted in accordance with the latest published standard adopted by ASTM International. See California Business and Professions Code 13400
  • State: means the State of California, unless applied to the different parts of the United States. See California Evidence Code 220
  • State: means the State of California, unless applied to the different parts of the United States. See California Water Code 18
  • State: includes any state of the United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and any territory or possession subject to the legislative authority of the United States. See California Probate Code 74
  • State: means the State of California. See California Public Utilities Code 3302
  • 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 Public Utilities Code 17
  • state agencies: means every state office, officer, department, division, bureau, board, and commission and the California State University and the Regents of the University of California. See California Government Code 14938
  • state agency: includes every state office, officer, department, division, bureau, board, and commission. See California Government Code 11000
  • 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 Government Code 19994.30
  • State agency: includes any state office, officer, department, division, bureau, board, commission, organization, or agency including, without limitation, the University of California, the California State University, the California Community Colleges, and the Judicial Council. See California Government Code 15802
  • State agency: means every entity included in subdivision (a) of Section 11000 and the California State University. See California Government Code 13404
  • State agency: as used in this chapter does not include educational institutions. See California Government Code 14773
  • state agency: means a state agency, as defined pursuant to Section 11000, the Legislature, the Supreme Court and the courts of appeal, and each campus of the California State University and the University of California. See California Government Code 7596
  • State Board: means the State Water Resources Control Board. See California Public Resources Code 75005
  • State department: means that state organization designated by law or agreement that allocates block grant funds to local agencies or is otherwise responsible for administering block grant funds. See California Government Code 53131
  • State employee: means an employee of a state agency. See California Government Code 19994.30
  • State employees: means employees of the state and its agencies, but does not include employees of the University of California or the California State University. See California Government Code 19850
  • state fund: means the State Compensation Insurance Fund. See California Government Code 20251
  • State Highway Account: means the State Highway Account in the State Transportation Fund. See California Streets and Highways Code 30
  • state lands: means lands owned by, or under the jurisdiction of, the state or any state agency. See California Public Resources Code 5097
  • State military emergency: as used in this part , means an emergency declared and terminable by the Governor by proclamation during, but not limited to, such times as the United States is conscripting personnel for service in the armed forces. See California Government Code 18540.2
  • State of principal use: means the state on which waters a vessel is used or intended to be used most during a calendar year. See California Vehicle Code 9840
  • State School Building Aid Fund: means that fund established pursuant to Section 16096. See California Education Code 17087
  • State significance: means property that is one of the best examples of a biological community or geological feature within a natural region of the state, including a terrestrial community, land form, geological feature and process, habitat of native plant and animal species, or fossil evidence of the development of life. See California Public Resources Code 5861
  • state tax: includes a local tax which is administered or collected by a state agency. See California Government Code 7228
  • Statement: means (a) oral or written verbal expression or (b) nonverbal conduct of a person intended by him as a substitute for oral or written verbal expression. See California Evidence Code 225
  • Statewide election: is a n election held throughout the state. See California Elections Code 357
  • Station: means a lamp adjusting station or a brake adjusting station. See California Business and Professions Code 9888.1
  • Statute: includes a treaty and a constitutional provision. See California Evidence Code 230
  • Statute of limitations: A law that sets the time within which parties must take action to enforce their rights.
  • Stewardship: means the development and implementation of major programs for the protection, rehabilitation, restoration, and enhancement of the basic natural systems and outstanding scenic features of the state park system. See California Public Resources Code 5902
  • Street light pole: means a pole, arm, or fixture used primarily for street, pedestrian, or security lighting. See California Public Utilities Code 9510.5
  • Subdivision: means a subdivision of the section in which that term occurs unless some other section is expressly mentioned. See California Water Code 10
  • Subdivision: means a subdivision of the section in which the term appears unless some other section is expressly mentioned. See California Corporations Code 10
  • Subdivision: means a subdivision of the section in which that term occurs unless some other section is expressly mentioned. See California Public Utilities Code 10
  • Subpoena duces tecum: A command to a witness to produce documents.
  • subscription: includes mark. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 18
  • subscription: includes mark when the signer or subscriber cannot write, such signer's or subscriber's name being written near the mark by a witness who writes his own name near the signer's or subscriber's name. See California Vehicle Code 17
  • subscription: includes mark when the signer or subscriber can not write, such signer's or subscriber's name being written near the mark by a witness who writes his own name near the signer's or subscriber's name. See California Government Code 16
  • subscription: includes mark when the signer or subscriber can not write, such signer's or subscriber's name being written near the mark by a witness who writes his own name near the signer's or subscriber's name. See California Insurance Code 18
  • 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
  • Supplier: means a person or corporation, other than a public utility, who sells propane and arranges for its delivery to the operator's tank. See California Public Utilities Code 4451
  • System: means the California wilderness preservation system. See California Public Resources Code 5093.32
  • System: means the California Wild and Scenic Rivers System. See California Public Resources Code 5093.52
  • Tank: means a vessel for the storage and distribution of propane. See California Public Utilities Code 4451
  • Tank vehicle: means any truck, trailer, or semitrailer equipped with a cargo tank which is used for the transportation of flammable liquids or combustible liquids within this state. See California Vehicle Code 34003
  • tax rate: as used in this chapter means tax rate per one hundred dollars ($100) of assessed valuation on all property to be taxed to fund a bond issue described in Section 9400. See California Elections Code 9401
  • telecommuting: means the partial or total substitution of computers or telecommunication technologies, or both, for the commute to work by employees residing in California. See California Government Code 14200
  • teleconference: means a meeting of a legislative body, the members of which are in different locations, connected by electronic means, through either audio or video, or both. See California Education Code 89305.1
  • Tenancy in common: A type of property ownership in which two or more individuals have an undivided interest in property. At the death of one tenant in common, his (her) fractional percentage of ownership in the property passes to the decedent
  • Terms-of-service agreement: means an agreement that controls the relationship between a user and a custodian. See California Probate Code 871
  • Testate: To die leaving a will.
  • Testator: A male person who leaves a will at death.
  • Third party: means any tortfeasor or alleged tortfeasor against whom the participant asserts a claim for injury or death. See California Government Code 22946
  • 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.
  • Totten trust account: means an account in the name of one or more parties as trustee for one or more beneficiaries where the relationship is established by the form of the account and the deposit agreement with the financial institution and there is no subject of the trust other than the sums on deposit in the account. See California Probate Code 80
  • tow dolly: is a vehicle towed by a motor vehicle and designed and used exclusively to transport another motor vehicle and upon which the front or rear wheels of the towed motor vehicle are mounted, while the other wheels of the towed motor vehicle remain in contact with the ground. See California Vehicle Code 617
  • tow truck: is a motor vehicle which has been altered or designed and equipped for, and primarily used in the business of, transporting vehicles by means of a crane, hoist, tow bar, tow line, or dolly or is otherwise primarily used to render assistance to other vehicles. See California Vehicle Code 615
  • Town: includes "unincorporated town" and "village. See California Government Code 21
  • trailer: includes a semitrailer when used in conjunction with an auxiliary dolly, if the auxiliary dolly is of a type constructed to replace the function of the drawbar and the front axle or axles of a trailer. See California Vehicle Code 630
  • trailer coach: is a vehicle, other than a motor vehicle, designed for human habitation or human occupancy for industrial, professional, or commercial purposes, for carrying property on its own structure, and for being drawn by a motor vehicle. See California Vehicle Code 635
  • Transaction cost: means the overall cost of the transaction, including, but not limited to, commissions, services, and the price of the securities. See California Government Code 6930
  • Transferee: means the beneficiary, donee, or other recipient of an interest transferred by an instrument. See California Probate Code 81.5
  • Transferor: means the testator, settlor, grantor, owner, or other person who executes an instrument. See California Probate Code 81
  • transit bus: is a ny bus owned or operated by a publicly owned or operated transit system, or operated under contract with a publicly owned or operated transit system, and used to provide to the general public, regularly scheduled transportation for which a fare is charged. See California Vehicle Code 642
  • transportation corridor: means an area or one or more parcels of land that meets any of the following requirements:

    California Public Utilities Code 161004

  • transporter: is a person engaged in the business of moving any owned or lawfully possessed vehicle by lawful methods over the highways for the purpose of delivery of such vehicles to dealers, sales agents of a manufacturer, purchasers, or to a new location as requested by the owner. See California Vehicle Code 645
  • Tri-Valley: means the Cities of Danville, Dublin, Livermore, Pleasanton, and San Ramon. See California Public Utilities Code 132651
  • Trier of fact: includes (a) the jury and (b) the court when the court is trying an issue of fact other than one relating to the admissibility of evidence. See California Evidence Code 235
  • trolley coach: is a vehicle which is propelled by electric power obtained from overhead trolley wires, but not operated upon rails. See California Vehicle Code 650
  • truck tractor: is a motor vehicle designed and used primarily for drawing other vehicles and not so constructed as to carry a load, other than a part of the weight of the vehicle and the load so drawn. See California Vehicle Code 655
  • Trust: means a State Heritage Network Trust organized pursuant to subdivision (c) of Section 5078. See California Public Resources Code 5078
  • Trust: includes the following:

    California Probate Code 82

  • Trust account: A general term that covers all types of accounts in a trust department, such as estates, guardianships, and agencies. Source: OCC
  • Trust company: means an entity that has qualified to engage in and conduct a trust business in this state. See California Probate Code 83
  • Trust fund: means the propane safety inspection and enforcement trust fund established pursuant to Section 4462. See California Public Utilities Code 4451
  • Trustee: means a fiduciary with legal title to property under an agreement or declaration that creates a beneficial interest in another. See California Probate Code 871
  • Trustee: includes an original, additional, or successor trustee, whether or not appointed or confirmed by a court. See California Probate Code 84
  • Trustor: The person who makes or creates a trust. Also known as the grantor or settlor.
  • Truth in Lending Act: The Truth in Lending Act is a federal law that requires lenders to provide standardized information so that borrowers can compare loan terms. In general, lenders must provide information on Source: OCC
  • Unavailable: means that any such officer is either killed, missing or so seriously injured as to be unable to perform his duties. See California Government Code 12700
  • unavailable as a witness: means that the declarant is any of the following:

    California Evidence Code 240

  • 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 Government Code 19791
  • Undetermined risk area: means an urban or urbanizing area within a moderate flood hazard zone, as delineated on an official flood insurance rate map issued by the Federal Emergency Management Agency, which has not been determined to have an urban level of protection. See California Government Code 65007
  • Undocumented vessel: means any vessel which is not required to have and does not have a valid marine document issued by the Bureau of Customs of the United States or any federal agency successor thereto. See California Vehicle Code 9840
  • Uniform: means outer garments, excluding shoes, which are required to be worn exclusively while carrying out the duties and responsibilities of the position and which are different from the design or fashion of the general population. See California Government Code 19850
  • Uniform Commercial Code: A set of statutes enacted by the various states to provide consistency among the states' commercial laws. It includes negotiable instruments, sales, stock transfers, trust and warehouse receipts, and bills of lading. Source: OCC
  • University: means the University of California and its governing body, the Regents of the University of California. See California Education Code 92625.1
  • Uphold: The decision of an appellate court not to reverse a lower court decision.
  • Urban level of flood protection: means the level of protection that is necessary to withstand flooding that has a 1-in-200 chance of occurring in any given year using criteria consistent with, or developed by, the Department of Water Resources. See California Government Code 65007
  • Urbanized or heavily urbanized local agencies: include cities, counties, or a city and county, or special districts as determined by the Department of Finance according to the latest verifiable census data pursuant to subdivisions (c) and (d) of Section 5621. See California Public Resources Code 5095.2
  • Use: means operate, navigate, or employ. See California Vehicle Code 9840
  • User: means a person that has an account with a custodian. See California Probate Code 871
  • Utility pole: means an electricity or telephone pole, but does not include a street light pole or an electricity pole used solely for the transmission of electricity at 50 kilovolts or higher and not intended for distribution of communications signals or electricity at lower voltages. See California Public Utilities Code 9510.5
  • utility trailer: includes a trailer or semitrailer designed and used for the transportation of livestock, not in commerce, which does not exceed a gross weight of 10,000 pounds or a manufacturer's gross vehicle weight rating of 10,000 pounds. See California Vehicle Code 667
  • Utility-terrain vehicle: means a motor vehicle subject to subdivision (a) of Section 38010 that is all of the following:

    California Vehicle Code 531

  • value of property: means market value of any of the following:

    California Evidence Code 811

  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.
  • Vessel: includes every description of watercraft used or capable of being used as a means of transportation on water, except the following:

    California Vehicle Code 9840

  • Veteran or military 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 12926
  • Veterinary food-animal drugs: as used in this chapter shall include the following:

    California Business and Professions Code 4042

  • Veto: The procedure established under the Constitution by which the President/Governor refuses to approve a bill or joint resolution and thus prevents its enactment into law. A regular veto occurs when the President/Governor returns the legislation to the house in which it originated. The President/Governor usually returns a vetoed bill with a message indicating his reasons for rejecting the measure. In Congress, the veto can be overridden only by a two-thirds vote in both the Senate and the House.
  • victim: means a person who consults a sexual assault counselor for the purpose of securing advice or assistance concerning a mental, physical, or emotional condition caused by a sexual assault. See California Evidence Code 1035
  • victim: means any person who suffers domestic violence, as defined in Section 1037. See California Evidence Code 1037
  • Victim: means a person who consults a human trafficking caseworker for the purpose of securing advice or assistance concerning a mental, physical, emotional, or other condition related to their experience as a victim of human trafficking. See California Evidence Code 1038.2
  • Video provider: means any person, company, or service which provides one or more channels of video programming to a residence, including a home, condominium, apartment, or mobilehome, where some fee is paid, whether directly or as included in dues or rental charges, for that service, whether or not public rights-of-way are utilized in the delivery of the video programming. See California Government Code 53054.2
  • Violent act: means any act that results in bodily harm or injury to any party involved. See California Business and Professions Code 7500.1
  • visually impaired: means a person having central visual acuity not to exceed 20-200 in the better eye, with corrected lenses, or visual acuity greater than 20-200, but with a limitation in the field of vision such that the widest diameter of the visual field subtends at an angle of not greater than 20 degrees. See California Elections Code 2051
  • Vote center: means a location established for holding elections that offers the services described in Sections 2170, 4005, and 4007. See California Elections Code 357.5
  • Vote tabulating device: means any piece of equipment, other than a voting machine, that compiles a total of votes cast by means of ballot card sorting, ballot card reading, paper ballot scanning, electronic data processing, or a combination of that type of equipment. See California Elections Code 358
  • Voter: means any elector who is registered under this code. See California Elections Code 359
  • Voter: means a voter or elector as respectively defined in the principal act of each district or agency. See California Elections Code 10500
  • Voter list: means the list of registered voters in a single or consolidated precinct or in an entire county. See California Elections Code 359.2
  • Voter turnout: means the percentage of voters who are eligible to cast ballots within a given political subdivision who voted. See California Elections Code 14051
  • 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 Elections Code 19271
  • 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 Elections Code 359.5
  • 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 Elections Code 360
  • 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 Elections Code 361
  • Voting system: means any voting machine, voting device, or vote tabulating device that does not use prescored punch card ballots. See California Elections Code 19252
  • 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 Elections Code 362
  • Waters of this state: means any waters within the territorial limits of this state. See California Vehicle Code 9840
  • Wetlands: means lands which may be covered periodically or permanently with shallow water and which include saltwater marshes, freshwater marshes, open or closed brackish water marshes, swamps, mudflats, fens, and vernal pools. See California Public Resources Code 5902
  • wheelbase: means the longitudinal distance between the vertical centerlines of the front and rear wheels. See California Vehicle Code 378
  • White Slough: means , within the county and the city, the historic, unfilled bed of White Slough, all lands surrounding the historic bed of White Slough that have been touched by tidal waters since January 1, 1977, any areas within the tidal and tidally influenced portions of the slough that have been filled pursuant to a permit from the commission, and any areas within the tidal and tidally influenced portions of the slough which have been filled after January 1, 1977, without a permit from the commission. See California Government Code 66678
  • White Slough Project: means , within the county and the city, the restoration and enhancement of the habitat values of South White Slough, the widening of State Highway Route 37 between Sacramento Street and State Highway Route 29 to not more than four traffic lanes with medians and shoulders of the minimum width possible, the construction of new tidal channels and control structures underneath the existing and the widened portions of State Highway Route 37, the construction of new interchanges between State Highway Route 37 and State Highway 29 and Sacramento Street, the covering with fill of an existing sewerline on the south side of the highway widening, and the relocation of the existing sewerline north of State Highway Route 37 within the area required for the widening of State Highway Route 37. See California Government Code 66678
  • Wilderness areas: means component areas of the system as described in Section 5093. See California Public Resources Code 5093.32
  • Will: includes a codicil, a testamentary instrument that only appoints an executor, or an instrument that revokes or revises a testamentary instrument. See California Probate Code 871
  • Will: includes codicil and any testamentary instrument which merely appoints an executor or revokes or revises another will. See California Probate Code 88
  • Work clothes: means attire that is worn over, or in place of, regular clothing and is necessary to protect the employee's clothing from damage or stains which would be present in the normal performance of his or her duties, for example, aprons, lab smocks, shop coats, or coveralls. See California Government Code 19850
  • Writ of certiorari: An order issued by the Supreme Court directing the lower court to transmit records for a case for which it will hear on appeal.
  • Writing: means handwriting, typewriting, printing, photostating, photographing, photocopying, transmitting by electronic mail or facsimile, and every other means of recording upon any tangible thing, any form of communication or representation, including letters, words, pictures, sounds, or symbols, or combinations thereof, and any record thereby created, regardless of the manner in which the record has been stored. See California Evidence Code 250