Chapter 1 General Provisions
Chapter 2 Alcohol and Drug Affected Mothers and Infants
Chapter 2.1 Women and Children’s Residential Treatment Services
Chapter 2.5 Fatal Drug Overdose Information
Chapter 3 County Plans and Negotiated Net Amount Contracts
Chapter 4 Alcohol and Drug Treatment for Adolescents

Terms Used In California Codes > Health and Safety Code > Division 10.5 > Part 1 - CREATION OF DUTIES

  • Agreement of merger: includes a certificate of ownership executed pursuant to Section 1110 of the Corporations Code. See California Financial Code 4880
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Business unit: means a branch business unit, a partial business unit, or a whole business unit. See California Financial Code 4840
  • company: when used in connection with the infantry of the National Guard. See California Military and Veterans Code 281
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • conversion: means any of the conversions described in Section 4921. See California Financial Code 4920
  • conversion: means any of the conversions described in Section 4941. See California Financial Code 4940
  • conversion: means any of the conversions described in Section 4961. See California Financial Code 4960
  • 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 Health and Safety Code 14
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • department: means State Department of Health Services. See California Health and Safety Code 20
  • department: means the State Department of Health Care Services and "director" means the Director of Health Care Services. See California Health and Safety Code 11752
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Director: means "State Director of Health Services. See California Health and Safety Code 21
  • 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
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Merger: means any of the mergers described in Section 4881. See California Financial Code 4880
  • merger: means any of the mergers described in Section 4895. See California Financial Code 4895.01
  • merger: means any of the mergers described in Section 4901. See California Financial Code 4900
  • merger: means any of the mergers described in Section 4908. See California Financial Code 4908.01
  • Oath: includes affirmation. See California Military and Veterans Code 15
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Partial business unit: means all or substantially all of any of the following:

    California Financial Code 4840

  • 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 any person, firm, partnership, association, corporation, company, limited liability company, syndicate, estate, trust, business trust, or organization of any kind. See California Financial Code 18
  • Person: means any person, firm, association, organization, partnership, business trust, corporation, limited liability company, or company. See California Health and Safety Code 19
  • plan: means the south coast district air quality management plan. See California Health and Safety Code 40408
  • 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.
  • Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
  • Purchaser: means a depository corporation that purchases a business unit from another depository corporation pursuant to the provisions of this chapter. See California Financial Code 4840
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • sale: means any of the sales described in Section 4879. See California Financial Code 4879.01
  • Seller: means a depository corporation that sells a business unit to another depository corporation pursuant to the provisions of this chapter. See California Financial Code 4840
  • State: means the State of California, unless applied to the different parts of the United States. See California Health and Safety Code 23
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.