§ 1416 This chapter shall be known and may be cited as the Nursing Home …
§ 1416.1 There is hereby established in the State Department of Health …
§ 1416.2 (a) The following definitions shall apply to this chapter:(1) …
§ 1416.4 The program shall adopt rules and regulations that are reasonably …
§ 1416.6 (a) It shall be a misdemeanor for any person to act or serve in …

Terms Used In California Codes > Health and Safety Code > Division 2 > Chapter 2.35 > Article 1

  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • 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
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • 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
  • State: means the State of California, unless applied to the different parts of the United States. See California Health and Safety Code 23
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.