Terms Used In California Codes > Health and Safety Code > Division 11 > Part 3 > Chapter 2 - Administration
- 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
- Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
- person: includes a corporation as well as a natural person. See California Penal Code 7