Article 1 General Provisions and Definitions
Article 2 Organization of Authority
Article 3 Projects
Article 4 General Powers and Duties
Article 5 Bonds and Notes
Article 6 Construction and Leases of Facilities
Article 8 Capital Access Loan Program for Small Businesses

Terms Used In California Codes > Health and Safety Code > Division 27 > Chapter 1

  • Action: includes a civil action and a special proceeding of a civil nature. See California Government Code 14172
  • 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.
  • Annuity: A periodic (usually annual) payment of a fixed sum of money for either the life of the recipient or for a fixed number of years. A series of payments under a contract from an insurance company, a trust company, or an individual. Annuity payments are made at regular intervals over a period of more than one full year.
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Authority: means the California Pollution Control Financing Authority. See California Public Resources Code 4464.5
  • California Capital Access Fund: means a fund created within the authority to be used for purposes of the program. See California Public Resources Code 4464.5
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Business Oversight. See California Health and Safety Code 114157
  • County: includes "city and county. See California Education Code 1915
  • County: includes city and county. See California Education Code 24937
  • Court: means the trial court in which the action is pending, unless otherwise specified. See California Government Code 14172
  • decontamination: as used in this chapter , means the reduction of the level of contamination from radioactive material to the level that the department determines is reasonably necessary to eliminate the hazard to public health that is caused by the contamination of any object, building, structure, or premises. See California Health and Safety Code 115180
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Deferred deposit transaction: means a transaction whereby a person defers depositing a customer's personal check until a specific date, pursuant to a written agreement for a fee or other charge, as provided in Section 23035. See California Health and Safety Code 114157
  • Department: means the State Department of Health Services. See California Health and Safety Code 114985
  • department: means State Department of Health Services. See California Education Code 24943
  • 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.
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • Director: means "State Director of Health Services. See California Education Code 24944
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • 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.
  • Escrow: Money given to a third party to be held for payment until certain conditions are met.
  • Executive director: means the Executive Director of the California Pollution Control Financing Authority. See California Public Resources Code 4464.5
  • Financial institution: means a federal- or state-chartered bank, savings association, credit union, not-for-profit community development financial institution certified under Part 1805 (commencing with Section 1805. See California Public Resources Code 4464.5
  • 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).
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • 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
  • Ionizing radiation: means gamma rays and X-rays. See California Health and Safety Code 114985
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Licensee: means any person who offers, originates, or makes a deferred deposit transaction, who arranges a deferred deposit transaction for a deferred deposit originator, who acts as an agent for a deferred deposit originator, or who assists a deferred deposit originator in the origination of a deferred deposit transaction. See California Health and Safety Code 114157
  • Loss reserve account: means an account in the State Treasury or any financial institution that is established and maintained by the authority for the benefit of a financial institution participating in the Capital Access Loan Program established pursuant to this article for the purposes of the following:

    California Public Resources Code 4464.5

  • Mammography: means the procedure for creating a mammogram. See California Health and Safety Code 114985
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Outlays: Outlays are payments made (generally through the issuance of checks or disbursement of cash) to liquidate obligations. Outlays during a fiscal year may be for payment of obligations incurred in prior years or in the same year.
  • Participating financial institution: means a financial institution that has been approved by the authority to enroll qualified loans in the program and has agreed to all terms and conditions set forth in this article and as may be required by any applicable federal law providing matching funding. See California Public Resources Code 4464.5
  • Passive real estate ownership: means ownership of real estate for the purpose of deriving income from speculation, trade, or rental, but does not include any of the following:

    California Public Resources Code 4464.5

  • Person: means an individual, a corporation, a partnership, a limited liability company, a joint venture, an association, a joint stock company, a trust, an unincorporated organization, a government entity, or a political subdivision of a government entity. See California Health and Safety Code 114157
  • Person: means any individual, corporation, partnership, limited liability company, firm, association, trust, estate, public or private institution, group, agency, political subdivision of this state, any other state or political subdivision or agency thereof, and any legal successor, representative, agent, or agency of the foregoing, other than the United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission, the United States Department of Energy, or any successor thereto, and other than federal government agencies licensed by the United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission, under prime contract to the United States Department of Energy, or any successor thereto. See California Health and Safety Code 114985
  • Person: means any person, firm, association, organization, partnership, business trust, corporation, limited liability company, or company. See California Education Code 24942
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Program: means the Capital Access Loan Program created pursuant to this article. See California Public Resources Code 4464.5
  • Qualified business: means a small business concern that meets both of the following criteria, regardless of whether the small business concern has operations that affect the environment:

    California Public Resources Code 4464.5

  • Qualified loan: means a loan or a portion of a loan made by a participating financial institution to a qualified business for any business activity that has its primary economic effect in California. See California Public Resources Code 4464.5
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • Severely affected community: means any area classified as an enterprise zone pursuant to the Enterprise Zone Act (Chapter 12. See California Public Resources Code 4464.5
  • Small Business Assistance Fund: means a fund created within the authority pursuant to Section 44548. See California Public Resources Code 4464.5
  • Special nuclear material: means (1) plutonium, uranium 233, uranium enriched in the isotope 233 or in the isotope 235, and any other material which the department declares by rule to be special nuclear material after the United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission, or any successor thereto, has determined the material to be such, but does not include source material. See California Health and Safety Code 114985
  • State: means the State of California, unless applied to the different parts of the United States. See California Education Code 25000.5
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • 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.
  • uncontrolled fire: as used in this division , means any fire which threatens to destroy life, property, or resources and either: (1) is unattended by any person. See California Public Resources Code 4104