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Terms Used In California Codes > Health and Safety Code > Division 104 > Part 12

  • Account: when used to mean a contract of deposit of funds between a depositor and a financial institution, includes a checking account, savings account, certificate of deposit, share account, mutual capital certificate, and other like arrangements. See California Government Code 21254
  • Act: means the California Library Services Act. See California Education Code 18710
  • Action: includes a civil action and a special proceeding of a civil nature. See California Government Code 14172
  • Action: means an action for partition under this title. See California Education Code 18743
  • Admitted to transact insurance in this state: means an insurer possessing a valid certificate of authority issued by the department. See California Insurance Code 1063.1
  • 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.
  • Affiliate: means a person who directly or indirectly, through one or more intermediaries, controls, is controlled by, or is under common control with an insolvent insurer on December 31 of the year next preceding the date the insurer becomes an insolvent insurer. See California Insurance Code 1063.1
  • Agreement: includes an agreement with an individual landowner and a programmatic agreement. See California Health and Safety Code 117120
  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Appointive property: means the property or interest in property that is the subject of the power of appointment. See California Water Code 24738
  • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
  • 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
  • area median income: means the median family income of a geographic area of the state, as annually estimated by the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development pursuant to Section 8 of the United States Housing Act of 1937. See California Public Resources Code 4649
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Authorized officer: means any official of this State or any of its departments, agencies, or other instrumentalities, or any county, city, or public district whose signature to a public security or instrument of payment is required or permitted, or any deputy of such official who has been authorized by such official in writing to affix the official's signature. See California Insurance Code 1050
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Baseline conditions: means the existing estimated population size, the extent and quality of habitat, or both population size and the extent and quality of habitat, for the species on the land to be enrolled in the agreement that sustain seasonal or permanent use by the covered species. See California Health and Safety Code 117120
  • 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
  • Beneficiary: means a person to whom a donative transfer of property is made or that person's successor in interest, and:

    California Government Code 21257

  • 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 Insurance Code 1027
  • 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 Insurance Code 1027
  • Bird: means a wild bird or part of a wild bird. See California Government Code 51920
  • Body of water: means a reservoir or lake. See California Health and Safety Code 117080
  • bond: means any bond and the interest coupons attached thereto issued by any public body. See California Insurance Code 1035.5
  • bonds: means State, county, municipal, or other public corporation or district bonds. See California Insurance Code 1031
  • Bonds: as used in this chapter means any bonds or other evidences of indebtedness the principal and interest of which are payable or may be paid from ad valorem taxes or assessments levied by or on behalf of a public body. See California Insurance Code 1041
  • Bonds: as used in this chapter means bonds, warrants, notes and other evidences of indebtedness issued by or on behalf of any public body. See California Insurance Code 1057
  • Bonds: as used in this chapter means (a) any bonds or other evidences of indebtedness issued after the effective date of this chapter by the state or any state department, board, agency or authority or (b) any bonds or other evidences of indebtedness issued by any joint powers agency created under Chapter 5 (commencing with Section 6500) of Division 7 that are payable from payments made with respect to a lease or sale of property to or from the state or any state department, board, agency, or authority. See California Insurance Code 1063.1
  • Bonds: means general obligation bonds, revenue bonds, or any derivative evidence of indebtedness which includes, but is not limited to, interests in pools, money market mutual funds, and unit investment trusts, issued by or on behalf of any state agency. See California Insurance Code 1063.5
  • Business: means any lawful activity, except a farm operation, conducted for any of the following:

    California Insurance Code 1064.5

  • 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 Insurance Code 1027
  • Casualty broker-agent: means a person licensed pursuant to Section 1625. See California Education Code 32061
  • 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.
  • 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 Government Code 21258
  • City: means the City of Long Beach and its departments, including the City of Long Beach Harbor Department. See California Insurance Code 1027
  • City: includes "city and county" and "incorporated town" but does not include "unincorporated town" or "village. See California Education Code 19429
  • City: includes "city and county. See California Education Code 25018.6
  • Claimant: means an insured making a first party claim or a person instituting a liability claim. See California Insurance Code 1063.1
  • Commission: means the Fish and Game Commission, and "commissioner" means a member of the Fish and Game Commission. See California Government Code 51924
  • Commissioner: means the Insurance Commissioner of this State. See California Education Code 25022.5
  • Committee membership: Legislators are assigned to specific committees by their party. Seniority, regional balance, and political philosophy are the most prominent factors in the committee assignment process.
  • Common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
  • Community housing development organizations: means the nonprofit organizations described in Section 92. See California Public Resources Code 7526
  • Community property: means :

    California Government Code 21259

  • Community water system: means a public water system that serves at least 15 service connections used by yearlong residents or regularly serves at least 25 yearlong residents of the area served by the system. See California Health and Safety Code 116275
  • Comparable replacement dwelling: means any dwelling that is all of the following:

    California Insurance Code 1064.5

  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Conservatee: includes a limited conservatee. See California Government Code 21260
  • Conservator: includes a limited conservator. See California Government Code 21261
  • Consolidated plan: means the five-year action plan that results from the process set by the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) that assesses affordable housing and community development needs and market conditions, allows the prioritization of development needs, and makes data-driven, place-based investment decisions for federal funding provided by HUD. See California Public Resources Code 7304
  • Contaminant: means any physical, chemical, biological, or radiological substance or matter in water. See California Health and Safety Code 116275
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conversion: means any of the following:

    California Public Resources Code 7419

  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • County: includes "city and county. See California Education Code 17389
  • County: includes "city and county. See California Education Code 1915
  • County: includes city and county. See California Government Code 51925
  • County: includes city and county. See California Education Code 19428
  • County: includes "city and county. See California Education Code 94150
  • County: includes city and county. See California Education Code 24937
  • County: includes "city and county. See California Education Code 25018.5
  • Court: means the trial court in which the action is pending, unless otherwise specified. See California Government Code 14172
  • Covered claims: means the obligations of an insolvent insurer, including the obligation for unearned premiums, that satisfy all of the following requirements:

    California Insurance Code 1063.1

  • Creating instrument: means the deed, will, trust, or other writing or document that creates or reserves the power of appointment. See California Water Code 24738
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Day: means calendar day, and "week" means calendar week. See California Government Code 51927
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Declining or vulnerable species: include candidate species, species proposed for listing as an endangered or threatened species pursuant to this chapter, or species that the department determines may, in the near future, be candidate species or proposed for listing as an endangered or threatened species pursuant to this chapter. See California Health and Safety Code 117120
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • department: means the Department of Housing and Community Development. See California Probate Code 1502
  • Department: means the state board. See California Health and Safety Code 116275
  • Department: means the Department of Fish and Wildlife, acting through its director or his or her designee. See California Health and Safety Code 117120
  • Department: means the Department of Fish and Wildlife. See California Government Code 51928
  • department: means State Department of Health Services. See California Education Code 24943
  • Department: means the Department of Housing and Community Development. See California Public Resources Code 6925.1
  • department: means the Department of Transportation. See California Education Code 1340
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Depose: includes any written statement made under oath or affirmation. See California Education Code 17389
  • Deposition: An oral statement made before an officer authorized by law to administer oaths. Such statements are often taken to examine potential witnesses, to obtain discovery, or to be used later in trial.
  • Deputy director: means the deputy director appointed by the state board pursuant to subdivision (k) of Section 116271. See California Health and Safety Code 116275
  • Designated local board: means a group, including social service providers and a representative of local government, that has met department requirements for distribution of grants allocated by the department pursuant to this chapter. See California Public Resources Code 6925.1
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • Devisee: means any person designated in a will to receive a devise. See California Government Code 21264
  • Director: means the Director of Fish and Wildlife. See California Government Code 51929
  • Director: means "State Director of Health Services. See California Education Code 24944
  • Director: means the Director of Housing and Community Development. See California Public Resources Code 6925.1
  • Disadvantaged community: means the entire service area of a community water system, or a community therein, in which the median household income is less than 80 percent of the statewide annual median household income level. See California Health and Safety Code 116275
  • 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:
  • Displaced person: means both of the following:

    California Insurance Code 1064.5

  • 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 Insurance Code 1064.5
  • Dissolution of marriage: includes divorce. See California Government Code 21265
  • District: means fish and game district. See California Government Code 51929.5
  • Domestic: means organized under the laws of this State, whether or not admitted. See California Education Code 32031
  • 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 Government Code 21266
  • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
  • Donor: means the person who creates or reserves a power of appointment. See California Water Code 24738
  • Dwelling unit: includes a space in a mobilehome park, as defined in Section 18214, and includes a mobilehome rented with the space. See California Public Resources Code 6906
  • ecological reserve: means land or land and water areas that are designated as an ecological reserve by the commission pursuant to Section 1580 and that are to be preserved in a natural condition, or which are to be provided some level of protection as determined by the commission, for the benefit of the general public to observe native flora and fauna and for scientific study or research. See California Health and Safety Code 116525
  • Electronic: means relating to technology having electrical, digital, magnetic, wireless, optical, electromagnetic, or similar capabilities. See California Government Code 14172
  • Electronically stored information: means information that is stored in an electronic medium. See California Government Code 14172
  • Eligible city or county: means an area which is not a metropolitan city or part of an urban county, as defined by Section 5302(a)(4) and (6), respectively, of Title 42 of the United States Code. See California Public Resources Code 7304
  • Eligible organization: means an agency of local government or a nonprofit corporation that provides, or contracts with community organizations to provide, emergency shelter or transitional housing, or both. See California Public Resources Code 6925.1
  • Eligible sponsors: means local governmental agencies, nonprofit corporations, including cooperative housing corporations, limited liability companies where all of the members are nonprofit public benefit corporations, and limited partnerships, as defined in subdivision (f). See California Public Resources Code 8501
  • Emergency shelter: means housing with minimal supportive services for homeless persons that is limited to occupancy of six months or less by a homeless person. See California Public Resources Code 6925.1
  • 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
  • Escrow: Money given to a third party to be held for payment until certain conditions are met.
  • evidence of indebtedness: includes , but is not limited to, certificates of participation or interests in any rental or lease payments or installment purchase payments, in an aggregate principal amount exceeding $10,000,000, to be made by the state or any state department, board, agency, or authority with respect to buildings or other capital improvements. See California Insurance Code 1063.1
  • Ex officio: Literally, by virtue of one's office.
  • Facsimile signature: means the reproduction by engraving, imprinting, stamping, or other means of the manual signature of an authorized officer. See California Insurance Code 1050
  • Fair market value: The price at which an asset would change hands in a transaction between a willing, informed buyer and a willing, informed seller.
  • 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 Insurance Code 1064.5
  • Fee simple: Absolute title to property with no limitations or restrictions regarding the person who may inherit it.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • 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 Government Code 21268
  • Financial institution: means a state or national bank, state or federal savings and loan association or credit union, or like organization. See California Government Code 21269
  • 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.
  • Fish: means a wild fish, mollusk, crustacean, invertebrate, amphibian, or part, spawn, or ovum of any of those animals. See California Government Code 51930
  • Forbearance: A means of handling a delinquent loan. A
  • Foreclosure: A legal process in which property that is collateral or security for a loan may be sold to help repay the loan when the loan is in default. Source: OCC
  • Foreign: means not organized under the laws of this State, whether or not admitted. See California Education Code 32032
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Fund: means the Predevelopment Loan Fund which is replenished continuously by repayments of principal on loans made from the fund. See California Public Resources Code 8501
  • 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
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Governing body: as used in this chapter means the board of supervisors, city council, board of directors or other legislative or governing body which has the power to fix the annual tax or assessment levy for a public body. See California Insurance Code 1042
  • Governing body: means the board, authority, trustees, director, commission, committee, secretary, or other policy making body that exercises authority over a state agency. See California Insurance Code 1063.5
  • Governmental agency: as used in this article , includes a city, city and county, and district, but does not include a chartered city or city and county. See California Health and Safety Code 117080
  • Governmental investor: means the Treasurer, the Teachers' Retirement Board, and the Board of Administration of the Public Employees' Retirement System. See California Insurance Code 1063.14
  • 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.
  • 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 Government Code 21291
  • HOME: means the HOME Investment Partnership Act as enacted in Title II of the Cranston-Gonzalez National Affordable Housing Act. See California Public Resources Code 7526
  • Housing: includes , but is not limited to, manufactured housing. See California Public Resources Code 8501
  • Human consumption: means the use of water for drinking, bathing or showering, hand washing, oral hygiene, or cooking, including, but not limited to, preparing food and washing dishes. See California Health and Safety Code 116275
  • 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.
  • In this state: has the meaning specified in Section 25008 of the Corporations Code. See California Insurance Code 1011
  • 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
  • Indian child custody proceeding: means a "child custody proceeding" within the meaning of Section 1903 of the Indian Child Welfare Act (25 U. See California Water Code 31022
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Insolvent insurer: means an insurer that was a member insurer of the association, consistent with paragraph (11) of subdivision (c), either at the time the policy was issued or when the insured event occurred, and against which an order of liquidation with a finding of insolvency has been entered by a court of competent jurisdiction, or, in the case of the State Compensation Insurance Fund, if a finding of insolvency is made by a duly enacted legislative measure. See California Insurance Code 1063.1
  • Instrument: means a will, trust, deed, or other writing that designates a beneficiary or makes a donative transfer of property. See California Government Code 21291.5
  • Instrument of payment: means a check, draft, warrant, or order for the payment, delivery, or transfer of funds. See California Insurance Code 1050
  • Insurance agent: means a person authorized, by and on behalf of an insurer, to transact all classes of insurance other than life, disability, or health insurance, on behalf of an admitted insurance company. See California Education Code 32041
  • Insurance broker: means a person who, for compensation and on behalf of another person, transacts insurance other than life, disability, or health with, but not on behalf of, an insurer. See California Education Code 32060
  • Insured account in a financial institution: means an account in a bank, an account in an insured credit union, and an account in an insured savings and loan association, to the extent that the account is insured. See California Government Code 21292
  • Inter vivos: Transfer of property from one living person to another living person.
  • 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
  • interested person: includes any of the following:

    California Government Code 21293

  • Intestate: Dying without leaving a will.
  • Issuer: has the meaning specified in Section 25010 of the Corporations Code. See California Insurance Code 1011
  • issuing body: means the State, any subdivision thereof, municipality, public corporation, or district. See California Insurance Code 1033
  • Knowingly: means that a person, with respect to an offer or sale of a security constituting a fractional interest in a lease, installment sale, or other obligation of a local agency, does any of the following:

    California Insurance Code 1011

  • Landowner: means any person or nonstate or federal entity or entities that lawfully hold any interest in land or water to which they are committing to implement the requirements of this article. See California Health and Safety Code 117120
  • 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.
  • Lead agency: means the Department of Housing and Community Development. See California Insurance Code 1064.5
  • 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.
  • licensee: means an insurer, agent, broker, or any other person who is required to be licensed by the department. See California Education Code 32080
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Lien: means a mortgage, deed of trust, or other security interest in property whether arising from contract, statute, common law, or equity. See California Education Code 18743
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • local agency: means a city, county, or city and county. See California Probate Code 1510.1
  • Local agency: means a city, county, city and county, school district, special district, public corporation, or other public entity of this state. See California Insurance Code 1011
  • Local government: means any city, city and county, county, public district, public corporation, authority, agency, board, commission, or other public entity. See California Insurance Code 995.4
  • Local health officer: means a local health officer appointed pursuant to Section 101000 or a local comprehensive health agency designated by the board of supervisors pursuant to Section 101275 to carry out the drinking water program. See California Health and Safety Code 116275
  • Local primacy agency: means a local health officer that has applied for and received primacy delegation pursuant to Section 116330. See California Health and Safety Code 116275
  • Long Beach Civic Center: means the area bounded by Broadway, Pacific Avenue, Ocean Boulevard, and Magnolia Avenue, containing approximately 14. See California Insurance Code 1027
  • 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
  • Management actions: means activities on the enrolled land or water that are reasonably expected by the department to provide a net benefit to the species or their habitat, or both. See California Health and Safety Code 117120
  • Maximum contaminant level: means the maximum permissible level of a contaminant in water. See California Health and Safety Code 116275
  • Member insurer: means an insurer required to be a member of the association in accordance with subdivision (a) of Section 1063, except and to the extent that the insurer is participating in an insolvency program adopted by the United States government. See California Insurance Code 1063.1
  • middle-income families: means persons and families of low or moderate income whose income exceeds the income limit for lower income households. See California Public Resources Code 4649
  • Mile: means either a statute mile (5,280 feet) or a nautical mile (6,077 feet) depending on the application. See California Government Code 51936
  • Monitoring program: means a program established or approved by the department in accordance with subdivision (f) of Section 2089. See California Health and Safety Code 117120
  • Mortgage: includes a trust deed, "mortgagor" includes a trustor under such trust deed, "mortgagee" includes a beneficiary under such trust deed, or a trustee exercising powers or performing duties granted to or imposed upon him thereunder, and "lien" in respect to real or personal property includes a charge or incumbrance arising out of a trust deed. See California Education Code 32034
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • 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 Insurance Code 1064.5
  • Mortgage loan: A loan made by a lender to a borrower for the financing of real property. Source: OCC
  • Mortgagor: The person who pledges property to a creditor as collateral for a loan and who receives the money.
  • Net: means any gear made of any kind of twine, thread, string, rope, wire, wood, or other materials used for the gilling, entangling, trapping, or impounding of fish. See California Government Code 51937
  • Net conservation benefit: means the cumulative benefits of the management activities identified in the agreement that provide for an increase in a species' population or the enhancement, restoration, or maintenance of covered species' suitable habitats within the enrolled property. See California Health and Safety Code 117120
  • NOFA: means notice of funding availability, a public announcement that an estimated amount of funding will be awarded by a department program according to specified criteria and schedules. See California Public Resources Code 7304
  • Noncommunity water system: means a public water system that is not a community water system. See California Health and Safety Code 116275
  • Nonurban county: means any county with a population of less than 200,000, as published in the most recent edition of Population Estimates of California Cities and Counties, E-1, prepared by the Department of Finance, Demographic Research Unit. See California Public Resources Code 6925.1
  • Oath: includes affirmation. See California Education Code 25020
  • Oath: includes an affirmation or declaration. See California Education Code 17389
  • Oath: includes affirmation. See California Education Code 19423
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • 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.
  • order: means declaration, proclamation, or order of any officer or court having jurisdiction to make the declaration, proclamation, or order. See California Insurance Code 1033.5
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Owned: means owned or controlled. See California Health and Safety Code 117080
  • Owner: means the person, partnership, or corporation that is a party to a contract with a federal, state, or local governmental agency which provides a mortgage, mortgage assistance, or rent subsidy. See California Public Resources Code 7419
  • 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 Government Code 21296
  • 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 person, association, organization, partnership, business trust, limited liability company, or corporation. See California Education Code 25022
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, company, association, partnership, limited liability company, municipality, public utility, or other public body or institution. See California Health and Safety Code 116275
  • Person: includes a corporation as well as a natural person. See California Education Code 17389
  • Person: has the meaning specified in Section 25013 of the Corporations Code. See California Insurance Code 1011
  • Person: means any broker, dealer, municipal securities dealer, investment advisor, or investment firm. See California Insurance Code 1026
  • person: includes individuals, companies, partnerships and associations. See California Public Resources Code 8501
  • Person: means any individual, partnership, corporation, limited liability company, or association. See California Insurance Code 1064.5
  • Person: means any natural person or any partnership, corporation, limited liability company, trust, or other type of association. See California Government Code 51941
  • Person: includes any person, firm, association, organization, partnership, limited liability company, business trust, corporation, or company. See California Education Code 19426
  • 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 Government Code 21298
  • Person: means any person, firm, association, organization, partnership, business trust, corporation, limited liability company, or company. See California Education Code 24942
  • Personal property: includes money, goods, chattels, things in action, and evidences of debt. See California Education Code 17389
  • 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 Government Code 21310
  • Persons and families of low or moderate income: means persons and families whose income does not exceed 80 percent of the area median income, adjusted for family size, as determined pursuant to regulations or subsequent guidelines adopted by the department. See California Public Resources Code 7304
  • Persons and families of low or moderate income: includes very low income households, as defined in Section 50105, extremely low income households, as defined in Section 50106, and lower income households as defined in Section 50079. See California Public Resources Code 4649
  • persons of low income: means persons or families who are eligible for financial assistance specifically provided by a governmental agency for the benefit of occupants of housing financed pursuant to this division. See California Public Resources Code 4649
  • persons requiring supportive services: means persons who are eligible to receive housing assistance pursuant to federal law because of financial inability to provide adequate housing for themselves or persons dependent upon them, who are or will be participating in programs of rehabilitation, education, or social services, and who meet any of the following criteria:

    California Probate Code 1513

  • 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.
  • Power of appointment: means a power that enables a powerholder acting in a nonfiduciary capacity to designate a recipient of an ownership interest in or another power of appointment over the appointive property. See California Water Code 24738
  • 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
  • Powerholder: means the person to whom a power of appointment is given or in whose favor a power of appointment is reserved. See California Water Code 24738
  • 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.
  • Predeceased spouse: means a person who died before the decedent while married to the decedent, except that the term does not include any of the following:

    California Government Code 21310.5

  • Predevelopment loan: means a loan for required expenses, other than administrative and construction, which are incurred by eligible sponsors in the process of, and prior to, securing long-term financing for construction, conversion, preservation, or rehabilitation of assisted housing, and which are recoverable once long-term financing is obtained. See California Public Resources Code 8501
  • 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 drinking water standards: means :

    California Health and Safety Code 116275

  • Private entity: means an individual, business entity, or combination of individuals and business entities. See California Insurance Code 1027
  • 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 Insurance Code 1027
  • Probate: Proving a will
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Process: signifies a writ or summons issued in the course of a judicial proceeding. See California Education Code 17389
  • 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
  • Program: means the State Community Development Block Grant Program created pursuant to federal law (42 U. See California Public Resources Code 7304
  • Programmatic agreement: means a state safe harbor agreement issued to a governmental or nongovernmental program administrator. See California Health and Safety Code 117120
  • 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 Insurance Code 1027
  • Property: includes both personal and real property. See California Education Code 17389
  • Property: includes real and personal property. See California Education Code 18743
  • Property: means anything that may be the subject of ownership and includes both real and personal property and any interest therein. See California Government Code 21313
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • public body: means any county, city, district, or any other political subdivision of the State. See California Insurance Code 1036
  • Public body: as used in this chapter means any county, city and county, city, public district, public authority or other public corporation which is authorized to issue bonds. See California Insurance Code 1040
  • Public body: as used in this chapter means any county, city and county, city, public district, public authority or other public corporation, or any agency of any thereof, which is authorized to issue bonds. See California Insurance Code 1056.5
  • public body: means any county, city and county, city, municipal corporation, political subdivision, public district, public corporation or public authority, or any agency thereof. See California Insurance Code 1062
  • 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 Insurance Code 1064.5
  • Public health goal: means a goal established by the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment pursuant to subdivision (c) of Section 116365. See California Health and Safety Code 116275
  • Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
  • 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 Insurance Code 1027
  • public securities: means any issue of bonds, notes, warrants or other evidences of indebtedness and the interest coupons, if any, attached thereto, issued or proposed to be issued by any public body. See California Insurance Code 1061
  • Public security: means a bond, note, certificate of indebtedness, or other obligation for the payment of money, issued by any county, city, or public district. See California Insurance Code 1050
  • Public use: means a use for which real property may be acquired by eminent domain. See California Insurance Code 1064.5
  • Public water system: means a system for the provision of water for human consumption through pipes or other constructed conveyances that has 15 or more service connections or regularly serves at least 25 individuals daily at least 60 days out of the year. See California Health and Safety Code 116275
  • Purchase: means "buy" as defined in Section 24. See California Government Code 51942
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Real property: includes a leasehold interest in real property. See California Government Code 21318
  • 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: means a county or a consortium of counties voluntarily banding together by action of a designated local board. See California Public Resources Code 6925.1
  • Regulatory agency: means the Department of Business Oversight, the securities administrators or other similar regulatory authority in any other state, the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, or any other self-regulatory organization. See California Insurance Code 1026
  • 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.
  • Remainder: includes reversion, reversionary interest, right of entry, and executory interest. See California Education Code 18743
  • Resident: means residing in this State, "nonresident" means not residing in this State. See California Education Code 32040
  • Resident: means a person who physically occupies, whether by ownership, rental, lease, or other means, the same dwelling for at least 60 days of the year. See California Health and Safety Code 116275
  • 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
  • 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 Insurance Code 1063.14
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • Safe Haven: means supportive housing for seriously mentally ill homeless persons, many of whom have cooccurring substance abuse problems, that have been unable or unwilling to participate in high demand housing programs. See California Public Resources Code 6925.1
  • season: means "open season. See California Government Code 51939.2
  • Secondary drinking water standards: means standards that specify maximum contaminant levels that, in the judgment of the state board, are necessary to protect the public welfare. See California Health and Safety Code 116275
  • Security: has the meaning specified in Section 25019 of the Corporations Code. See California Insurance Code 1011
  • 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 Government Code 21320
  • Sell: includes offer or possess for sale, barter, exchange, or trade. See California Government Code 51945
  • Sequester: To separate. Sometimes juries are sequestered from outside influences during their deliberations.
  • Service connection: means the point of connection between the customer's piping or constructed conveyance, and the water system's meter, service pipe, or constructed conveyance. See California Health and Safety Code 116275
  • 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.
  • Significant rise in the bacterial count of water: means a rise in the bacterial count of water that the state board determines, by regulation, represents an immediate danger to the health of water users. See California Health and Safety Code 116275
  • Small business: means a business as defined in Part 24 of Title 49 of the Code of Federal Regulations. See California Insurance Code 1064.5
  • Small community water system: means a community water system that serves no more than 3,300 service connections or a yearlong population of no more than 10,000 persons. See California Health and Safety Code 116275
  • 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 Insurance Code 1063.14
  • Spouse: includes "registered domestic partner" as required by Section 297. See California Education Code 19407
  • Spouse: includes "registered domestic partner" as required by Section 297. See California Education Code 24935
  • Spouse: includes domestic partner, as defined in Section 37 of this code, as required by Section 297. See California Government Code 21322
  • Spouse: includes "registered domestic partner" as required by Section 297. See California Education Code 25018.1
  • State: means the State of California, unless applied to the different parts of the United States. See California Education Code 32033
  • State: means the state or any department, agency, board, commission, or authority of the state. See California Insurance Code 995.4
  • State: includes the District of Columbia and the territories when applied to the different parts of the United States, and the words "United States" may include the district and territories. See California Education Code 17389
  • 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
  • State: means the State of California, unless applied to the different parts of the United States. See California Education Code 25000.5
  • 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 Government Code 21325
  • State board: means the State Water Resources Control Board. See California Health and Safety Code 116275
  • State board: means the California Library Services Board. See California Education Code 18710
  • State small water system: means a system for the provision of piped water to the public for human consumption that serves at least five, but not more than 14, service connections and does not regularly serve drinking water to more than an average of 25 individuals daily for more than 60 days out of the year. See California Health and Safety Code 116275
  • state tax: includes a local tax which is administered or collected by a state agency. See California Insurance Code 1063.77
  • 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 Government Code 51944
  • Subdivision: means a subdivision of the section in which the term occurs unless some other section is expressly mentioned. See California Education Code 19404
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • 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 Education Code 25021
  • 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 Education Code 24941
  • Subsidized rental unit: means any unit with a rent that was subject to regulation by a federal, state, or local governmental agency prior to conversion. See California Public Resources Code 7419
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Take: means hunt, pursue, catch, capture, or kill, or attempt to hunt, pursue, catch, capture, or kill. See California Government Code 51951
  • Temporary restraining order: Prohibits a person from an action that is likely to cause irreparable harm. This differs from an injunction in that it may be granted immediately, without notice to the opposing party, and without a hearing. It is intended to last only until a hearing can be held.
  • Testate: To die leaving a will.
  • Testator: A male person who leaves a will at death.
  • Testify: includes any mode of oral statement made under oath or affirmation. See California Education Code 17389
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Title report: includes a preliminary report, guarantee, binder, or policy of title insurance. See California Education Code 18743
  • 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.
  • Transaction cost: means the overall cost of the transaction, including, but not limited to, commissions, services, and the price of the securities. See California Insurance Code 1063.14
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.
  • Transferee: means the beneficiary, donee, or other recipient of an interest transferred by an instrument. See California Government Code 21330
  • Transferor: means the testator, settlor, grantor, owner, or other person who executes an instrument. See California Government Code 21329
  • Transitional housing: means housing with supportive services for up to 24 months that is exclusively designated and targeted for recently homeless persons. See California Public Resources Code 6925.1
  • Trust: includes the following:

    California Government Code 21331

  • 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 Government Code 21335
  • Trustee: includes an original, additional, or successor trustee, whether or not appointed or confirmed by a court. See California Government Code 21337
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • Trustor: The person who makes or creates a trust. Also known as the grantor or settlor.
  • Unearned premium: means that portion of a premium as calculated by the liquidator that had not been earned because of the cancellation of the insolvent insurer's policy and is that premium remaining for the unexpired term of the insolvent insurer's policy. See California Insurance Code 1063.1
  • 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
  • Uphold: The decision of an appellate court not to reverse a lower court decision.
  • User: means a person using water for domestic purposes. See California Health and Safety Code 116275
  • User fees: Fees charged to users of goods or services provided by the government. In levying or authorizing these fees, the legislature determines whether the revenue should go into the treasury or should be available to the agency providing the goods or services.
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.
  • Ward or conservatee: includes a proposed ward or proposed conservatee. See California Probate Code 2210
  • Water distribution system: means any combination of pipes, tanks, pumps, and other physical features that deliver water from the source or water treatment plant to the consumer. See California Health and Safety Code 116275
  • Waterworks standards: means regulations adopted by the state board entitled "California Waterworks Standards" (Chapter 16 (commencing with Section 64551) of Division 4 of Title 22 of the California Code of Regulations). See California Health and Safety Code 116275
  • wildlife: means birds, mammals, and reptiles not raised in captivity. See California Health and Safety Code 116761.62
  • 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: means an order or precept in writing, issued in the name of the people, or of a court or judicial officer. See California Education Code 17389
  • Writing: includes printing and typewriting. See California Education Code 17389