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Terms Used In California Codes > Health and Safety Code > Division 2 > Chapter 2.35 - Nursing Home Administrator Program
- Action: includes a civil action and a criminal action. See California Evidence Code 105
- Allegation: something that someone says happened.
- 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.
- 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.
- Burden of proof: means the obligation of a party to establish by evidence a requisite degree of belief concerning a fact in the mind of the trier of fact or the court. See California Evidence Code 115
- County: includes city and county. See California Health and Safety Code 14
- county: includes "city and county". See California Penal Code 7
- Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
- department: means State Department of Health Services. See California Health and Safety Code 20
- Director: means "State Director of Health Services. See California Health and Safety Code 21
- Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
- established business relationship: means a relationship between a seller and a subscriber based on the subscriber's purchase, rental, or lease of the seller's goods or services or a financial transaction between the consumer and seller, within the 18 months immediately preceding the date of a telemarketing call. See California Business and Professions Code 17592
- Evidence: means testimony, writings, material objects, or other things presented to the senses that are offered to prove the existence or nonexistence of a fact. See California Evidence Code 140
- Evidence-based practices: refers to supervision policies, procedures, programs, and practices demonstrated by scientific research to reduce recidivism among individuals under probation, parole, or post release supervision. See California Penal Code 17.5
- 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.
- Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
- Governing board: means the governing board of the school district which owns the schoolsite. See California Education Code 17487
- Grand jury: agreement providing that a lender will delay exercising its rights (in the case of a mortgage,
- Law: includes constitutional, statutory, and decisional law. See California Evidence Code 160
- Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
- Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
- Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
- 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.
- peace officer: signify any one of the officers mentioned in Chapter 4. See California Penal Code 7
- person: includes any individual, partnership, firm, association, or corporation. See California Business and Professions Code 17506
- 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 corporation as well as a natural person. See California Penal Code 7
- Probation officers: Screen applicants for pretrial release and monitor convicted offenders released under court supervision.
- property: includes both real and personal property. See California Penal Code 7
- Public defender: Represent defendants who can't afford an attorney in criminal matters.
- Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
- Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
- schoolsite: means a parcel of land, or two or more contiguous parcels, which is owned by a school district. See California Education Code 17487
- State: means the State of California, unless applied to the different parts of the United States. See California Health and Safety Code 23
- state: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories, and the words "United States" may include the district and territories. See California Penal Code 7
- Statute of limitations: A law that sets the time within which parties must take action to enforce their rights.
- telephone solicitor: means any person or entity who, on his or her own behalf or through salespersons or agents, announcing devices, or otherwise, makes or causes a telephone call to be made to a California telephone number that does any of the following:
California Business and Professions Code 17592
- Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
- Trier of fact: includes (a) the jury and (b) the court when the court is trying an issue of fact other than one relating to the admissibility of evidence. See California Evidence Code 235
- will: includes codicil. See California Penal Code 7