Chapter 1 Birth Defects Monitoring Program
Chapter 1.5 Parkinson’s Disease Registry
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Chapter 1.7 California Neurodegenerative Disease Registry Program
Chapter 2 Ken Maddy California Cancer Registry
Chapter 3 Disorders Characterized by Lapses of Consciousness
Chapter 4 Reyes Syndrome

Terms Used In California Codes > Health and Safety Code > Division 102 > Part 2 - POPULATION AND PUBLIC HEALTH SURVEILLANCE

  • Act: means the California Stem Cell Research and Cures Bond Act constituting Chapter 3 (commencing with Section 125290. See California Health and Safety Code 125291.15
  • Act: means the California Stem Cell Research and Cures Act constituting this chapter, as amended by the California Stem Cell Research, Treatments, and Cures Initiative of 2020. See California Health and Safety Code 125291.95
  • Act: means the California Stem Cell Research and Cures Bond Act constituting Chapter 3 (commencing with Section 125290. See California Health and Safety Code 125292.10
  • Administration and implementation of the child and spousal support enforcement program: as used in this division , means the carrying out of the state and local plans for establishing, modifying, and enforcing child support obligations, enforcing spousal support orders, and determining paternity pursuant to Part D (commencing with Section 651) of Subchapter IV of Chapter 7 of Title 42 of the United States Code and this article. See California Family Code 17212
  • 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.
  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Basic research: means the investigation of basic mechanisms underlying stem cell biology, cellular plasticity, cellular differentiation, and other vital research opportunities. See California Health and Safety Code 125292.10
  • claim: means a demand for monetary compensation or damages, arising under or relating to the performance of a contract awarded under this chapter. See California Public Contract Code 10240.6
  • Committee: means the California Stem Cell Research and Cures Finance Committee created pursuant to subdivision (a) of Section 125291. See California Health and Safety Code 125291.15
  • Committee: means the California Stem Cell Research and Cures Finance Committee created pursuant to subdivision (a) of Section 125291. See California Health and Safety Code 125291.95
  • Committee: means the California Stem Cell Research and Cures Finance Committee created pursuant to subdivision (a) of Section 125291. See California Health and Safety Code 125292.10
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Constitutional officers: means the Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Treasurer, and Controller of California. See California Health and Safety Code 125292.10
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • County: includes city and county. See California Health and Safety Code 14
  • County: includes city and county. See California Family Code 67
  • 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
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Director: means "State Director of Health Services. See California Health and Safety Code 21
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Early development: means discovery of promising new stem cell-based technologies that could be translated to enable broad use and ultimately improve patient care. See California Health and Safety Code 125292.10
  • 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.
  • Ex officio: Literally, by virtue of one's office.
  • Facilities: means buildings, building leases, or capital equipment. See California Health and Safety Code 125292.10
  • Family support: means an agreement between the parents, or an order or judgment, that combines child support and spousal support without designating the amount to be paid for child support and the amount to be paid for spousal support. See California Family Code 92
  • 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.
  • 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).
  • Fund: means the California Stem Cell Research and Cures Fund created pursuant to Section 125291. See California Health and Safety Code 125291.15
  • Fund: means the California Stem Cell Research, Treatments, and Cures Fund of 2020 created pursuant to Section 125291. See California Health and Safety Code 125291.95
  • Fund: means the California Stem Cell Research and Disease Cures Fund created pursuant to Section 125291. See California Health and Safety Code 125292.10
  • Grant: means a grant, loan, or guarantee. See California Health and Safety Code 125292.10
  • Grantee: means a recipient of a grant from the institute. See California Health and Safety Code 125292.10
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Human reproductive cloning: means the practice of creating or attempting to create a human being by transferring the nucleus from a human cell into an egg cell from which the nucleus has been removed for the purpose of implanting the resulting product in a uterus to initiate a pregnancy. See California Health and Safety Code 125292.10
  • Income and expense declaration: means the form for an income and expense declaration in family law matters adopted by the Judicial Council. See California Family Code 95
  • institute: means the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine designated in accordance with subdivision (b) of Section 125291. See California Health and Safety Code 125291.15
  • institute: means the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine designated in accordance with subdivision (b) of Section 125291. See California Health and Safety Code 125291.95
  • Institute: means the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine. See California Health and Safety Code 125292.10
  • Interim debt: means any interim loans pursuant to Sections 125291. See California Health and Safety Code 125291.15
  • Interim debt: means any interim loans pursuant to Sections 125291. See California Health and Safety Code 125291.95
  • Interim standards: means temporary standards that perform the same function as "emergency regulations" under the Administrative Procedure Act (Government Code, Title 2, Division 3, Part 1, Chapter 3. See California Health and Safety Code 125292.10
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Life science commercial entity: means a firm or organization, headquartered in California, whose business model includes biomedical or biotechnology product development and commercialization. See California Health and Safety Code 125292.10
  • 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.
  • National Bank: A bank that is subject to the supervision of the Comptroller of the Currency. The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency is a bureau of the U.S. Treasury Department. A national bank can be recognized because it must have "national" or "national association" in its name. Source: OCC
  • obligor: means a person owing a duty of support. See California Family Code 17212
  • order: include a decree, as appropriate under the circumstances. See California Family Code 100
  • out of wedlock: means that the biological parents of the child were not married to each other at the time of the child's conception. See California Family Code 17400
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Person: means any person, firm, association, organization, partnership, business trust, corporation, limited liability company, or company. See California Health and Safety Code 19
  • Person: includes a natural person, firm, association, organization, partnership, business trust, corporation, limited liability company, or public entity. See California Family Code 105
  • Petitioner: includes plaintiff, where appropriate. See California Family Code 126
  • 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.
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Proceeding: includes an action. See California Family Code 110
  • Progenitor cells: means multipotent or precursor cells that are partially differentiated but retain the ability to divide and give rise to differentiated cells. See California Health and Safety Code 125292.10
  • project: includes the erection, construction, alteration, repair, or improvement of any state structure, building, road, or other state improvement of any kind that will exceed a total cost calculated pursuant to subdivision (b). See California Public Contract Code 10105
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Public Works Contract Arbitration Committee: means the committee created by Article 7. See California Public Contract Code 10240.7
  • Quorum: means at least 65 percent of the members who are eligible to vote. See California Health and Safety Code 125292.10
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Remand: When an appellate court sends a case back to a lower court for further proceedings.
  • Research funding: includes interdisciplinary scientific and medical funding for all stages of research, including, but not limited to, stem cell discovery research, early development, translational research, therapy development, and the development of treatments through clinical trials, including, without limitation, the reimbursement of patient-qualified costs for research participants and their caregivers pursuant to paragraph (4) of subdivision (b) of Section 125290. See California Health and Safety Code 125292.10
  • Research program: means research projects that are designed to advance the same ultimate goal along the research continuum and that are conducted by the same or overlapping investigators. See California Health and Safety Code 125292.10
  • Respondent: includes defendant, where appropriate. See California Family Code 127
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • Spousal support: means support of the spouse of the obligor. See California Family Code 142
  • Spouse: includes "registered domestic partner" as required by Section 297. See California Family Code 143
  • State: means the State of California, unless applied to the different parts of the United States. See California Health and Safety Code 23
  • State: means a state of the United States, the District of Columbia, or a commonwealth, territory, or insular possession subject to the jurisdiction of the United States. See California Family Code 145
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Stem cell discovery research: means basic research, early development, and the discovery, evaluation, or improvement of tools and technologies in the fields of stem cell and genetic research and other vital research opportunities. See California Health and Safety Code 125292.10
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Support: refers to a support obligation owing on behalf of a child, spouse, or family, or an amount owing pursuant to Section 17402. See California Family Code 150
  • Support order: means a judgment or order of support in favor of an obligee, whether temporary or final, or subject to modification, termination, or remission, regardless of the kind of action or proceeding in which it is entered. See California Family Code 155
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Trust account: A general term that covers all types of accounts in a trust department, such as estates, guardianships, and agencies. Source: OCC
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.
  • Vital research opportunity: means scientific and medical research and technologies, including, but not limited to, genetics, personalized medicine, and aging as a pathology, and/or any stem cell research not actually funded by the institute under paragraph (3) of subdivision (c) of Section 125290. See California Health and Safety Code 125292.10