§ 51920 Reorganization proceedings pursuant to this chapter shall be deemed …
§ 51921 The charter commissioners shall propose a charter for the government …
§ 51922 The legislative body of the county shall cause copies of the charter …
§ 51923 The proposed charter shall be submitted to the electors of the entire …
§ 51924 In submitting any such charter, the charter commissioners may also …
§ 51925 The charter as adopted at the election by a majority of the electors …
§ 51926 At the election, the questions of reorganization and adoption of a …
§ 51927 The legislative body of the county shall cause notice of the election …
§ 51928 The notice shall:(a) State distinctly the proposition or …
§ 51929 Upon the ballots used at the election shall be printed the words: …
§ 51929.5 Upon the ballots used at the election within each of the other cities …
§ 51929.6 The charter of the city-county adopted pursuant to this chapter shall …
§ 51930 If, voting on a proposition presented pursuant to Section 51929, an …
§ 51931 On each proposition separately submitted, including the proposition …
§ 51932 Except as otherwise provided in this article, the election, if a …
§ 51933 After performing their duties, the election officers shall deliver …
§ 51934 At its next regular meeting following the election, the legislative …
§ 51935 Immediately upon the completion of the canvass, the legislative body …
§ 51936 If a majority of the votes cast in the largest city or if a majority …
§ 51937 If a majority of the votes cast in both the largest city and in the …
§ 51938 A copy of the record of the canvass, with a statement of the …
§ 51939 Upon the filing with the Secretary of State of the Charter of the …
§ 51939.1 The provisions of Sections 51940 through 51947, inclusive, shall not …
§ 51939.2 The procedures set forth in this article shall have validity and …

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

  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Anadromous fish: means fish which spawn in fresh water and spend a portion of their lives in the ocean. See California Government Code 51914
  • Aquaculture: means that form of agriculture devoted to the propagation, cultivation, maintenance, and harvesting of aquatic plants and animals in marine, brackish, and fresh water. See California Government Code 51917
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Bird: means a wild bird or part of a wild bird. See California Government Code 51920
  • Bureau: means the Cemetery and Funeral Bureau. See California Government Code 51073
  • City: includes "city and county" and "incorporated town" but does not include "unincorporated town" or "village. See California Education Code 19429
  • Commission: means the Fish and Game Commission, and "commissioner" means a member of the Fish and Game Commission. See California Government Code 51924
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • County: includes city and county. See California Education Code 17321
  • County: includes city and county. See California Education Code 19958
  • County: includes city and county. See California Education Code 19428
  • Credible science: means the best available scientific information that is not overly prescriptive due to the dynamic nature of science, and includes the evaluation principles of relevance, inclusiveness, objectivity, transparency, timeliness, verification, validation, and peer review of information as appropriate. See California Government Code 51926
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Department: means the Department of Consumer Affairs. See California Government Code 51073
  • Director: means the Director of Consumer Affairs. See California Government Code 51073
  • 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.
  • Fish: means a wild fish, mollusk, crustacean, invertebrate, amphibian, or part, spawn, or ovum of any of those animals. See California Government Code 51930
  • 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.
  • 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 session: That part of a chamber's daily session in which it considers legislative business (bills, resolutions, and actions related thereto).
  • license: means license, certificate, registration, or other means to engage in a business or profession regulated by this code or referred to in Section 1000 or 3600. See California Education Code 17330
  • Licensee: means a person or entity, other than a corporation, authorized by a license, certificate, registration, or other means to engage in a business or profession regulated by this code or referred to in Section 1000 or 3600. See California Education Code 17351
  • Mammal: means a wild or feral mammal or part of a wild or feral animal, but not a wild, feral, or undomesticated burro. See California Government Code 51934
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • 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.
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Person: means any natural person or any partnership, corporation, limited liability company, trust, or other type of association. See California Government Code 51941
  • Person: means any individual, partnership, association, corporation, limited liability company, or any organized group of persons whether incorporated or not. See California Education Code 19963
  • Precedent: A court decision in an earlier case with facts and law similar to a dispute currently before a court. Precedent will ordinarily govern the decision of a later similar case, unless a party can show that it was wrongly decided or that it differed in some significant way.
  • Purchase: means "buy" as defined in Section 24. See California Government Code 51942
  • Resident: means any person who has resided continuously in the State of California for six months or more immediately prior to the date of his application for a license or permit, any person on active military duty with the Armed Forces of the United States or auxiliary branch thereof, or any person enrolled in the Job Corps established pursuant to Section 2883 of Title 29 of the United States Code. See California Government Code 51943
  • State: means the State of California, unless applied to the different parts of the United States. See California Education Code 17325
  • State: means the State of California, unless applied to the different parts of the United States. See California Government Code 51950
  • State: means the State of California, unless applied to the different parts of the United States. See California Education Code 19427
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Subdivision: means a subdivision of the section in which that term occurs, unless some other section is expressly mentioned. See California Education Code 17319
  • Subdivision: means a subdivision of the section in which that term occurs unless some other section is expressly mentioned. See California Education Code 19970
  • Take: means hunt, pursue, catch, capture, or kill, or attempt to hunt, pursue, catch, capture, or kill. See California Government Code 51951
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.
  • Verdict: The decision of a petit jury or a judge.
  • Wildlife: means and includes all wild animals, birds, plants, fish, amphibians, reptiles, and related ecological communities, including the habitat upon which the wildlife depends for its continued viability. See California Government Code 52001
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.