§ 31450 This chapter may be cited as the County Employees Retirement Law of …
§ 31451 The purpose of this chapter is to recognize a public obligation to …
§ 31452 The right of a person to a pension, annuity, retirement allowance, …
§ 31452.5 (a) The board may comply with and give effect to a revocable …
§ 31452.6 (a) The board shall comply with and give effect to a revocable …
§ 31452.65 Upon receipt of proof, satisfactory to the board, that a warrant or …
§ 31452.7 (a) Upon the death of any member after retirement, any …
§ 31453 (a) An actuarial valuation shall be made within one year after …
§ 31453.5 Notwithstanding Section 31587, and in accordance with Section 31453 …
§ 31453.6 Notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter, the board of …
§ 31454 (a) The board of supervisors shall, not later than 90 days after …
§ 31454.1 (a) The independent assumptions and calculations of an actuary …
§ 31454.5 In any county subject to the provisions of Section 31676.1, 31676.11, …
§ 31454.6 Whenever, in any county subject to the provisions of Section 31676.1 …
§ 31455 Unless the context otherwise requires, or unless superseded by any …
§ 31455.5 (a) It is unlawful for a person to do any of the …
§ 31456 “Actuarial equivalent” means a benefit of equal value when computed …
§ 31457 “Annuity” means payment for life derived from contributions made by a …
§ 31458 “Beneficiary” means any person in receipt of a pension, annuity, …
§ 31458.2 If, after December 31, 1957, and either before or after retirement a …
§ 31458.3 (a) A member’s ex-spouse who is receiving or is entitled to …
§ 31458.4 (a) A member’s ex-spouse who is receiving or is entitled to …
§ 31459 (a) In a county in which a board of investments has been …
§ 31459.1 (a) In a county in which a board of investments has been …
§ 31460 “Compensation” means the remuneration paid in cash out of county or …
§ 31461 (a) “Compensation earnable” by a member means the average …
§ 31461.1 (a) This section applies only to a county of the first class, as …
§ 31461.2 “Compensation earnable” by a public administrator, coroner or …
§ 31461.3 (a) The average compensation during any period of service as a …
§ 31461.4 (a) This section applies only to a county of the first class, as …
§ 31461.45 (a) This section applies only to a county of the first class, as …
§ 31461.5 Notwithstanding any other provision of law, salary bonuses or any …
§ 31461.6 (a) “Compensation earnable” shall not include overtime premium …
§ 31462 (a) “Final compensation” means the average annual compensation …
§ 31462.05 (a) For a member who is subject to the California Public …
§ 31462.1 (a) (1) “Final compensation” means the average annual …
§ 31462.11 In any county subject to the provisions of Section 31462.1, every …
§ 31462.2 (a) “Final compensation” for members whose service is on a …
§ 31462.3 (a) For members participating in the designated plans who are …
§ 31463 “Normal contributions” means contributions by a member at the normal …
§ 31464 “Accumulated normal contributions” means the sum of all normal …
§ 31465 “Additional contributions” means contributions made by members in …
§ 31466 “Accumulated additional contributions” means the sum of all …
§ 31467 “Accumulated contributions” means accumulated normal contributions …
§ 31468 (a) “District” means a district, formed under the laws of the …
§ 31469 (a) “Employee” means any officer or other person employed by a …
§ 31469.1 (a) “County peace officer” means the sheriff and any officer or …
§ 31469.2 (a) For purposes of this chapter, “local prosecutor” means any …
§ 31469.3 “Safety member” means any person who is any of the …
§ 31469.4 “Safety member” means persons employed as probation officers, …
§ 31469.5 (a) This section shall be applicable in the retirement system of …
§ 31469.6 Law enforcement employees of a harbor improvement district are safety …
§ 31469.8 (a) In a county of the 18th class, as defined by Sections 28020 …
§ 31470 “Member” means any person included in the membership of the …
§ 31470.1 “Member” includes “county peace officer member” except in sections …
§ 31470.2 (a) All sheriffs, undersheriffs, chief deputies sheriff, …
§ 31470.25 (a) All sheriffs, undersheriffs, assistant sheriffs, chief …
§ 31470.3 Clerks, bookkeepers, stenographers, court service officers, except in …
§ 31470.4 All county foresters, county firewardens, deputies or assistant …
§ 31470.5 Bookkeepers, stenographers, cooks, laborers, county fire protection …
§ 31470.6 (a) A permanent employee of a county having a population in …
§ 31470.7 The election by a member to receive credit for employment in public …
§ 31470.8 In cases of doubt as to whether a person is eligible to become a …
§ 31470.9 All public administrators, coroners and coroner-public …
§ 31470.10 v2 Notwithstanding Section 31470.2, all welfare fraud investigators and …
§ 31470.11 Notwithstanding Section 31470.2, all welfare fraud investigators and …
§ 31470.12 Child support investigators and administrators in counties of the …
§ 31470.13 Officers and employees whose function clearly fall within the scope …
§ 31470.14 (a) Local prosecutors, local public defenders, and local public …
§ 31471 “Pension” means payments for life derived from contributions made …
§ 31471.5 “Recognized retiree organization” means an organization in which a …
§ 31472 “Regular interest” means interest at 21/2 percent a year until …
§ 31472.1 “Regular interest” or “interest” when used for purposes of computing …
§ 31473 “Retirement allowance” means the pension plus the annuity.
§ 31474 “Retirement association” means an association of all persons who may …
§ 31475 “Retirement fund” means the Employees Retirement Fund.
§ 31476 “Retirement system” means each of the systems created and established …
§ 31477 “Salary fund” means the fund from which salaries are ordinarily paid.
§ 31478 “Public agency” means the United States of America, this state, or …
§ 31479 “Public service” means service rendered as an officer or employee of …
§ 31479.1 (a) (1) Notwithstanding Section 31479, an elective or …
§ 31479.2 “Public service” also means service rendered as an officer or …
§ 31479.3 “Public service” also means service in the merchant marine of the …
§ 31480 The provisions of this chapter, as they apply to retirement for …
§ 31481 An amendment either heretofore or hereafter made to this chapter, …
§ 31482 Notwithstanding any other provision of law, a participant in a …
§ 31482.5 (a) Notwithstanding any provisions to the contrary in Section …
§ 31483 Notwithstanding any other provision of law, whenever the governing …
§ 31484 Notwithstanding any other provision of law, whenever the governing …
§ 31484.5 Notwithstanding any other provision of law, whenever the governing …
§ 31484.6 Notwithstanding any other provision of law, whenever the governing …
§ 31484.7 Notwithstanding any other provision of law, whenever the governing …
§ 31484.8 Notwithstanding any other provision of law, whenever the governing …
§ 31484.9 (a) This section shall apply to the retirement system of Contra …
§ 31485 Notwithstanding any other provision of law, whenever the governing …
§ 31485.5 It is the intent of the Legislature that counties that are …
§ 31485.6 “Treasurer” as used in Sections 31595.9, 31625, 31625.1, 31629, and …
§ 31485.7 (a) Notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter, a …
§ 31485.8 (a) Notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter, a …
§ 31485.9 (a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, including, but …
§ 31485.10 (a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, in a county of …
§ 31485.13 In accordance with Section 401(a)(8) of Title 26 of the United States …
§ 31485.14 All distributions of benefits provided under this chapter shall …
§ 31485.15 In accordance with Section 401(a)(31) of Title 26 of the United …
§ 31485.16 (a) Notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter, in a …
§ 31485.17 (a) In accordance with Section 401(a)(37) of Title 26 of the …
§ 31485.18 (a) Notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter, in a …
§ 31485.19 Notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter, the rights of …
§ 31485.20 Notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter, no amount shall …
§ 31485.21 (a) A member who has not attained normal retirement age shall …
§ 31485.22 (a) A member who, while currently employed, has reached normal …

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

  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Agent: means a person who was an officer or director of a corporation, as defined in subdivision (e), at the time the fraudulent acts occurred, was named in a final criminal restitution order in connection with the fraudulent acts, and was acting in the person's capacity as the corporation's officer or director when committing the fraudulent acts. See California Government Code 31471
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Amortization: Paying off a loan by regular installments.
  • Annuity: A periodic (usually annual) payment of a fixed sum of money for either the life of the recipient or for a fixed number of years. A series of payments under a contract from an insurance company, a trust company, or an individual. Annuity payments are made at regular intervals over a period of more than one full year.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Application: means a request for payment from the fund submitted to the Secretary of State pursuant to this chapter. See California Government Code 31471
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Bankruptcy: Refers to statutes and judicial proceedings involving persons or businesses that cannot pay their debts and seek the assistance of the court in getting a fresh start. Under the protection of the bankruptcy court, debtors may discharge their debts, perhaps by paying a portion of each debt. Bankruptcy judges preside over these proceedings.
  • Beneficiary: A person who is entitled to receive the benefits or proceeds of a will, trust, insurance policy, retirement plan, annuity, or other contract. Source: OCC
  • Board: as used in this chapter , means the regional planning board. See California Government Code 31472
  • City: includes "city and county" and "incorporated town" but does not include "unincorporated town" or "village. See California Education Code 19429
  • Claimant: means an aggrieved person who resides in the state at the time of the fraud and who submits an application pursuant to this chapter. See California Government Code 31471
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Concurrent resolution: A legislative measure, designated "S. Con. Res." and numbered consecutively upon introduction, generally employed to address the sentiments of both chambers, to deal with issues or matters affecting both houses, such as a concurrent budget resolution, or to create a temporary joint committee. Concurrent resolutions are not submitted to the President/Governor and thus do not have the force of law.
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Corporation: means a domestic corporation as defined by Section 162 or 2509 or a foreign corporation that is qualified to transact business in California pursuant to Section 2105. See California Government Code 31471
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Council: as used in this chapter , means the Planning Advisory and Assistance Council established pursuant to subdivision (a) of Section 65040. See California Government Code 31454.6
  • County: includes "city and county. See California Education Code 17491
  • County: includes "city and county. See California Education Code 1915
  • County: includes city and county. See California Education Code 19428
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • department: whenever used in this code , unless the context otherwise requires, means the State Department of Education. See California Education Code 89
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • District: as used in this chapter , means a regional planning district created by the Office of Planning and Research pursuant to Section 65040. See California Government Code 31455
  • District: as used in this chapter , means a district created and operating under this chapter. See California Government Code 31471.5
  • effective date: means January 1, 1977. See California Government Code 31484
  • Entitlement: A Federal program or provision of law that requires payments to any person or unit of government that meets the eligibility criteria established by law. Entitlements constitute a binding obligation on the part of the Federal Government, and eligible recipients have legal recourse if the obligation is not fulfilled. Social Security and veterans' compensation and pensions are examples of entitlement programs.
  • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • 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 Education Code 17495
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • Final judgment: means a judgment, arbitration award, or criminal restitution order for which appeals have been exhausted or for which the period for appeal has expired, enforcement of which is not barred by the order of any court or by any statutory provision, which has not been nullified or rendered void by any court order or statutory provision, and for which the claimant has not otherwise been fully reimbursed. See California Government Code 31471
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Functional plan: as used in this chapter , means an intermediate- or short-range plan for the operation of a discrete function of state government. See California Government Code 31454.1
  • Fund: means the Victims of Corporate Fraud Compensation Fund created by Section 2280. See California Government Code 31471
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Indemnification: In general, a collateral contract or assurance under which one person agrees to secure another person against either anticipated financial losses or potential adverse legal consequences. Source: FDIC
  • initiative: means the California Initiative to Advance Precision Medicine established in Section 65057. See California Government Code 31470.6
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Interest rate: The amount paid by a borrower to a lender in exchange for the use of the lender's money for a certain period of time. Interest is paid on loans or on debt instruments, such as notes or bonds, either at regular intervals or as part of a lump sum payment when the issue matures. Source: OCC
  • Joint committee: Committees including membership from both houses of teh legislature. Joint committees are usually established with narrow jurisdictions and normally lack authority to report legislation.
  • Judgment debtor: means a corporation or agent against which a judgment, arbitration award, or criminal restitution order has been entered for conduct constituting intentional fraud. See California Government Code 31471
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • 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.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Legacy: A gift of property made by will.
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • new law: means this division of the Corporations Code as amended by act of the California Legislature, 1975-76 Regular Session, effective January 1, 1977, and as in effect on that date. See California Government Code 31484
  • Notice: includes all papers and orders required to be served in any proceedings before any court, board, or officer, or when required by law to be served independently of such proceeding. See California Government Code 26660
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Office: as used in this chapter means the Office of Planning and Research. See California Government Code 31454
  • Official census: as used in this chapter , means any decennial or special federal census, or an official estimate of the State Department of Finance. See California Government Code 31472.1
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Person: includes a corporation as well as a natural person. See California Education Code 17496
  • Person: includes any person, firm, association, organization, partnership, limited liability company, business trust, corporation, or company. See California Education Code 19426
  • prior law: means the applicable law as in effect prior to January 1, 1977. See California Government Code 31484
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Probation officers: Screen applicants for pretrial release and monitor convicted offenders released under court supervision.
  • Process: includes all writs, warrants, summons, and orders of courts of justice, or judicial officers. See California Government Code 26660
  • Process: includes a writ or summons issued in the course of judicial proceedings of either a civil or criminal nature. See California Education Code 19431
  • Public defender: Represent defendants who can't afford an attorney in criminal matters.
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • 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
  • Region: as used in this chapter , means the area included within a district. See California Government Code 31473
  • Regional plan: as used in this chapter , means a comprehensive, long-term general plan for the physical development of the region, and any land outside its boundaries which in the board's judgment bears relation to its planning. See California Government Code 31474
  • Report: as used in this chapter , means the State Environmental Goals and Policy Report. See California Government Code 31454.5
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • 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 Education Code 17494
  • Spouse: includes "registered domestic partner" as required by Section 297. See California Education Code 17489
  • Spouse: includes "registered domestic partner" as required by Section 297. See California Education Code 19407
  • State: means the State of California, unless applied to the different parts of the United States. See California Education Code 77
  • State: means the State of California, unless applied to the different parts of the United States. See California Education Code 19427
  • State Clearinghouse: means the office of that name established by executive action of the Governor or any successor office designated by the Governor as the clearinghouse for information from the Office of Management and Budget in accordance with the Intergovernmental Cooperation Act of 1968 (P. See California Government Code 31464
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Statute of limitations: A law that sets the time within which parties must take action to enforce their rights.
  • Subdivision: means a subdivision of the section in which the term appears unless some other section is expressly mentioned. See California Education Code 17486
  • Subdivision: means a subdivision of the section in which the term occurs unless some other section is expressly mentioned. See California Education Code 19404
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.