Sections
Chapter 1 General Regulations 680 – 1113
Chapter 2 Incorporated Insurers 1140 – 1260
Chapter 3 Reciprocal Insurers 1280 – 1560.19
Chapter 4 Foreign Insurers 1561 – 1620.7
Chapter 5 Production Agencies 1621 – 1758.993
Chapter 5A Administrators 1759 – 1759.9
Chapter 6 Surplus Line Brokers 1760 – 1780
Chapter 6.1 Surplus Line Advisory Organization 1780.50 – 1780.67
Chapter 6.5 Reinsurance Intermediaries 1781.1 – 1781.14
Chapter 7 Bail Licenses 1800 – 1823
Chapter 8 Life and Disability Insurance Analysts 1831 – 1849
Chapter 9 Rates and Rating and Other Organizations 1850.4 – 1861.16
Chapter 10 Child Care Insurance Act 1862 – 1864
Chapter 10.5 Risk Retention 1870
Chapter 12 The Insurance Frauds Prevention Act 1871 – 1879.8

Terms Used In California Codes > Insurance Code > Division 1 > Part 2

  • Account: means either of the two accounts created under Section 1067. See California Insurance Code 1067.04
  • Accredited state: means a state in which the insurance department or regulatory agency having jurisdiction over the business of insurance has qualified as meeting the minimum financial regulatory standards promulgated and established from time to time by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners' (NAIC) Financial Regulation Standards and Accreditation Program. See California Insurance Code 1216.1
  • Act: means the California Health Facilities Financing Authority Act. See California Insurance Code 1065.6
  • Act of Congress: means the act of Congress approved June 18, 1934, titled "An act to provide for the establishment, operation, and maintenance of foreign-trade zones in ports of entry of the United States, to expedite and encourage foreign commerce, and for other purposes" (48 U. See California Insurance Code 1850.5
  • Action: includes a civil action and a special proceeding of a civil nature. See California Government Code 14105.6
  • Actuary: means a person who is a member in good standing of the American Academy of Actuaries, the Casualty Actuarial Society, or the Society of Actuaries, and is qualified to sign statements of actuarial opinion on loss reserves. See California Public Utilities Code 1759
  • Actuary: means a person who is a member in good standing of the American Academy of Actuaries, the Casualty Actuarial Society, or the Society of Actuaries, and is qualified to sign a statement of actuarial opinion on loss reserves. See California Insurance Code 769.81
  • Adjusted RBC Report: means a Risk-Based Capital (RBC) report that has been adjusted by the commissioner in accordance with subdivision (b) or (c) of Section 739. See California Insurance Code 739
  • 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
  • Adoption date: means the date the governing body adopts the plan of conversion. See California Insurance Code 1560.02
  • Advisory organization: means every person, group or organization, other than an insurer, whether located within or without this state, which prepares policy forms or underwriting rules incidental to or in connection with workers' compensation insurance and employer's liability insurance incidental thereto and written in connection therewith or which collects and furnishes to admitted insurers or rating organizations loss statistics or other statistical information and data relating to workers' compensation insurance and employer's liability insurance incidental thereto and written in connection therewith and acts in an advisory capacity to such insurers or rating organizations as distinguished from a ratemaking capacity. See California Insurance Code 11750.1
  • advisory organization: shall mean "surplus line advisory organization. See California Public Utilities Code 1706
  • advisory organization: means every group, association, or other organization of insurers, whether located within or outside of this state, that develops and prepares policy or bond forms, or manuals, for use by admitted insurers, carries on research relative to the development and preparation of policy and bond forms, and acts in an advisory, as distinguished from a ratemaking, capacity. See California Insurance Code 1855.2
  • Affected property: means any real property that actually declines in fair market value because of acquisition by a public entity for public use of other real property and a change in the use of the real property acquired by the public entity. See California Insurance Code 1734.5
  • 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
  • agency shop: means an arrangement that requires an employee, as a condition of continued employment, either to join the recognized employee organization or to pay the organization a service fee in an amount not to exceed the standard initiation fee, periodic dues, and general assessments of the organization. See California Insurance Code 775
  • Agent: means every person other than the employer having the authority to hire or discharge any employee or supervise, direct, or control the acts of employees. See California Labor Code 350
  • Agent or broker: means a person or entity licensed under Chapter 5 (commencing with Section 1621) of Part 2 of Division 1. See California Insurance Code 10755
  • Agent or broker: means a person or entity licensed under Chapter 5 (commencing with Section 1621) of Part 2 of Division 1. See California Insurance Code 10700
  • Aggregate attachment point: means the total amount of health claims incurred by a small employer in a policy year for all covered employees and their dependents, and covered by a stop-loss insurance policy, above which the stop-loss insurer incurs a liability for payment under aggregate stop-loss coverage. See California Insurance Code 10752
  • Alcohol and drug abuse records: means patient records, or discrete portions thereof, specifically relating to evaluation and treatment of alcoholism or drug abuse. See California Labor Code 3362.5
  • alien insurer: means a foreign insurer organized under the laws of any jurisdiction other than a State of the United States. See California Insurance Code 1580
  • Ancillary benefit plan: means a policy or contract written or administered by a participating carrier that covers dental or vision benefits for the covered eligible employees of an employer or small employer and their dependents. See California Insurance Code 10810
  • applicant: means an applicant for employment. See California Labor Code 400
  • applicant: means an applicant for employment. See California Labor Code 430
  • Appraisal: means a written statement independently and impartially prepared by a qualified appraiser setting forth an opinion of defined value of an adequately described property as of a specific date, supported by the presentation and analysis of relevant market information. See California Insurance Code 1734.5
  • Appropriate Regulatory Authority: means the Department of Insurance except for health care service plans, in which case it means the Department of Managed Health Care. See California Insurance Code 10810
  • Approved laboratory: as used in this chapter means a laboratory approved by the department, or any other laboratory whose director is licensed by the department according to law. See California Labor Code 232.5
  • Association: means the California Life and Health Insurance Guarantee Association created pursuant to Section 1067. See California Insurance Code 1067.04
  • Association: means a voluntary unincorporated association formed for the purpose of enabling co-operative action to provide disability insurance in accordance with this article in this or any other state having legislation enabling the issuance of insurance of the type provided in this article. See California Insurance Code 795.1
  • At large: means the election of members of the board of directors all of whom are elected by the voters of the entire district. See California Government Code 21294
  • Attachment point: means the amount of health claims incurred by a small employer in a policy year for its employees and their dependents, and covered by a stop-loss insurance policy, above which the stop-loss insurer incurs a liability for payment. See California Insurance Code 10752
  • Authority: means the Community Revitalization and Investment Authority created pursuant to this division. See California Insurance Code 1874.86
  • Authority: means an entity established by the state that requires its members, including, but not limited to, local government entities, to adopt a resolution stating their intent to participate. See California Education Code 32390
  • Authority: means the California Health Facilities Financing Authority created by this part or any board, body, commission, department, or officer succeeding to the principal functions thereof or to which the powers conferred upon the authority by this part shall be given by law. See California Insurance Code 1065.6
  • Authority: means the California Health Facilities Financing Authority established pursuant to Section 15431 of the Government Code. See California Insurance Code 10179
  • Authority: means the California Health Facilities Financing Authority established pursuant to Section 15431 of the Government Code. See California Insurance Code 10192.4
  • Authority: means the San Francisco Port Authority, as the same is constituted by Part 1 (commencing at Section 1690) of Division 6 of the Harbors and Navigation Code, or any successor thereof. See California Insurance Code 10123.22
  • Authorized: when used in the context of assessments, means authorized by a resolution of the board of directors. See California Insurance Code 1067.04
  • Authorized agency: means any of the following officers or agencies, or their duly authorized representatives, when investigating or prosecuting arson in connection with a specific fire: the State Fire Marshal, the Director of the Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, the chief of any city or county fire department, the chief of any fire protection district, the Attorney General, any district attorney, or any peace officer, the Department of Insurance, and any federal agency. See California Insurance Code 1875
  • Authorized assessment: means an assessment, to be called immediately or in the future from member insurers for a specified amount, that is authorized by a resolution of the board of directors. See California Insurance Code 1067.04
  • Authorized Control Level RBC: means the number determined under the risk-based capital formula in accordance with the RBC Instructions. See California Insurance Code 739
  • authorized governmental agency: means the Department of the California Highway Patrol, the Department of Motor Vehicles, the Department of Insurance, the Department of Justice, the police department of a city, or a city and county, the sheriff's office or department of a county, the district attorney of any county, or city and county, those agencies employing officers designated in subdivisions (a) and (b) of Section 830. See California Insurance Code 1873.3
  • Authorized officer: means any individual required or permitted, alone or with others, by any provision of law or by the issuing public entity, to execute on behalf of the public entity a certificated registered public obligation or a writing relating to an uncertificated registered public obligation. See California Insurance Code 1557
  • 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 1591
  • automatic dialing-announcing device: means any automatic equipment which incorporates a storage capability of telephone numbers to be called or a random or sequential number generator capable of producing numbers to be called and the capability, working alone or in conjunction with other equipment, to disseminate a prerecorded message to the telephone number called. See California Public Utilities Code 2871
  • bail bond: includes any contract not executed by a surety insurer for or method of release of person arrested or confined on account of any actual or alleged violation of the provisions of any law of this or any other State or of any municipality in the State of California, including any release by means of cash or other property deposited in lieu of bail under the provisions of sections 1295 and 1298 of the Penal Code whereby the attendance in court when required by law and obedience to orders and judgment of any court by the person released is guaranteed. See California Insurance Code 1800.4
  • Benefit plan: means a specific employee, union, or association of natural persons benefit plan. See California Insurance Code 1067.04
  • Benefit plan design: means a specific health coverage product issued by a carrier to small employers, to trustees of associations that include small employers, or to individuals if the coverage is offered through employment or sponsored by an employer. See California Insurance Code 10755
  • Benefit plan design: means a specific health coverage product issued by a carrier to employers or small employers, to trustees of associations, or to individuals if the coverage is offered through employment or sponsored by an employer or small employer. See California Insurance Code 10810
  • 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 1396
  • 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 1396
  • Bird: means any order of Psittaciformes bird. See California Labor Code 4409
  • Bird mart: means an event at which two or more persons offer birds for sale or exchange and where a fee is charged for the privilege of offering or displaying the birds. See California Labor Code 4409
  • Board: means the Public Employment Relations Board established pursuant to Section 3541. See California Insurance Code 771.1
  • Board: means the Public Employment Relations Board. See California Insurance Code 779.19
  • board: means Agricultural Labor Relations Board. See California Public Utilities Code 99351
  • Board: means the governing body of the purchasing alliance. See California Insurance Code 10810
  • Board: means the Wildlife Conservation Board created pursuant to Article 2 (commencing with Section 1320) of Chapter 4 of Division 20 of the Fish and Game Code. See California Education Code 32310
  • board: means the State Public Works Board. See California Insurance Code 1063.61
  • Board: means State Allocation Board. See California Insurance Code 1080
  • Board: means the Major Risk Medical Insurance Board. See California Insurance Code 10700
  • Board of directors: as used in this article includes the policy-determining body of an insurer whether or not it is called by that name. See California Insurance Code 688.5
  • Board of directors: means the board of directors of a district that establishes policies for the operation of the district. See California Government Code 21294
  • bond: means any bond and the interest coupons attached thereto issued by any public body. See California Insurance Code 1450
  • bond: means a bond, warrant, note, lease, or installment sale obligation that is evidenced by a certificate of participation or other evidence of indebtedness issued by the authority. See California Insurance Code 1065.6
  • Bonds: means any bonds, notes, certificates of indebtedness or other evidences of indebtedness issued after January 1, 1989, by a public body which is authorized to issue bonds, notes, certificates of indebtedness or other evidence of indebtedness. See California Insurance Code 1300
  • Bonds: means bonds, notes, warrants, bond anticipation notes, commercial paper, or other evidences of indebtedness, or lease, installment purchase, or other agreements or certificates of participation therein. See California Insurance Code 1311
  • bonds: means State, county, municipal, or other public corporation or district bonds. See California Insurance Code 1401.5
  • 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 1581
  • 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 1598
  • 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 1604
  • 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 1616
  • Business: means any lawful activity, except a farm operation, conducted for any of the following:

    California Insurance Code 1734.5

  • 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 1396
  • Called: when used in the context of assessments, means required by notice to be paid by member insurers. See California Insurance Code 1067.04
  • Carrier: means any disability insurance company or any other entity that writes, issues, or administers health benefit plans that cover the employees of small employers, regardless of the situs of the contract or master policyholder. See California Insurance Code 10755
  • Carrier: means the insurance company, nonprofit hospital service corporation, or other entity responsible for the payment of benefits or provision of services under a policy. See California Insurance Code 10128.1
  • Carrier: means any licensed disability insurance company or licensed health care service plan or any other entity that writes, issues, or administers any health benefit plan or ancillary benefit plan to employers or small employers in this state. See California Insurance Code 10810
  • Carrier: means any disability insurance company or any other entity that writes, issues, or administers health benefit plans that cover the employees of small employers, regardless of the situs of the contract or master policyholder. See California Insurance Code 10700
  • Catastrophic health insurance: means a supplementary insurance contract that indemnifies a California resident for medical expenses, including at least the costs of the basic health care services that result from an illness, injury, or disease, and that are greater than fifty thousand dollars ($50,000), subject to a lifetime benefit limit of one million dollars ($1,000,000). See California Labor Code 3503
  • Certificate: means a certificate of group life insurance or group disability income insurance delivered in this state, regardless of the situs of the group master policy. See California Insurance Code 799.01
  • Certificate: means a document signed by the examining physician and surgeon who is licensed under Chapter 5 (commencing with Section 2000) of Division 2 of the Business and Professions Code, or a notice from a public health agency, a unit of the American Lung Association, or any other private or public source, any of which indicates examination for, and freedom from, active tuberculosis. See California Labor Code 1720.9
  • Certificate: as used in this chapter , means a document signed by the examining physician and surgeon who is licensed under Chapter 5 (commencing with Section 2000) of Division 2 of the Business and Professions Code, or a notice from a public health agency that indicates freedom from infectious tuberculosis. See California Labor Code 1728
  • Certificated registered public obligation: means a registered public obligation which is represented by an instrument. See California Insurance Code 1557
  • child: means a minor from birth to 18 years of age. See California Insurance Code 1065.6
  • City: means the City of Long Beach and its departments, including the City of Long Beach Harbor Department. See California Insurance Code 1396
  • Claimant: means an insured making a first party claim or a person instituting a liability claim. See California Insurance Code 1063.1
  • Code: means the Internal Revenue Code of 1954, as amended. See California Insurance Code 1557
  • Commission: means the Harbors and Watercraft Commission, as the same is constituted by Division 1 (commencing with Section 30) of this code, or any successor thereof. See California Insurance Code 10123.22
  • Commissioner: means the Insurance Commissioner, who shall have regulatory jurisdiction over purchasing alliances. See California Insurance Code 10810
  • commissioner: shall mean the Insurance Commissioner of the State of California. See California Public Utilities Code 1706
  • Commissioner: means the Insurance Commissioner. See California Insurance Code 1067.04
  • Commissioner: means the Insurance Commissioner of the state and any assistant to the Insurance Commissioner designated and authorized by the commissioner while acting under his or her designation as the Insurance Commissioner. See California Insurance Code 1215
  • Committee: means the Children's Hospital Bond Act Finance Committee created pursuant to Section 1179. See California Insurance Code 10179
  • Committee: means the Children's Hospital Bond Act Finance Committee created pursuant to Section 1179. See California Insurance Code 10192.4
  • Committee: means the Harbor Improvement Bond Committee. See California Insurance Code 10123.22
  • Community development infrastructure: means California public debt (including all debt issued by the State of California or a California state or local government agency) where all or a portion of the debt has as its primary purpose community development for, or that directly benefits, low- or moderate-income communities and is consistent with subdivision (b). See California Insurance Code 926.1
  • Company: means any person engaging in, or proposing or attempting to engage in, any transaction or kind of insurance or surety business and any person or group of persons who may otherwise be subject to the administrative, regulatory, or taxing authority of the commissioner. See California Insurance Code 729
  • Company: means any corporation, partnership, business trust, association, or similar organization, or any other trust, other than a trust that by its terms must terminate within 25 years or not later than 21 years and 10 months after the death of individuals living on the effective date of the trust. See California Insurance Code 760
  • Company Action Level RBC: means , with respect to any insurer, the product of 2. See California Insurance Code 739
  • Comparable replacement dwelling: means any dwelling that is all of the following:

    California Insurance Code 1734.5

  • Compensation: means annual salary, stipend, or bonus, paid by a local agency employer to a local agency executive. See California Insurance Code 779.16
  • Compensation: means payment for all or part, as determined by the commission, of reasonable advocate's fees, reasonable expert witness fees, and other reasonable costs of preparation for and participation in a proceeding, and includes the fees and costs of obtaining an award under this article and of obtaining judicial review, if any. See California Public Utilities Code 1802
  • compensation: means workers' compensation insurance. See California Insurance Code 11551
  • Competent spoil: means soils that can be treated to bring their moisture content into the optimum range, and that can achieve the compaction required by the city or county in whose jurisdiction an excavation is located. See California Insurance Code 1187
  • Computer model: means a computer program. See California Public Utilities Code 1821
  • Conditions of overcrowding: means that the total enrollment of a school, including enrollment from proposed development, exceeds the capacity of the school as determined by the governing body of the district. See California Insurance Code 685.1
  • Conduit financing: means the issuance of conduit revenue bonds. See California Insurance Code 1307
  • Conduit financing provider: means any county, city, city and county, public district, public authority, public corporation, nonprofit corporation, joint powers authority, or other statutorily constituted public entity that issues one or more conduit revenue bonds. See California Insurance Code 1307
  • Consent: means agreement to administrative supervision by the insurer. See California Insurance Code 1077
  • Conservation easement: means a conservation easement, as defined by Section 815. See California Education Code 32310
  • Conservation services: means the electrical, thermal, or other energy savings resulting from conservation measures, which shall be treated as a supply of such energy. See California Insurance Code 1191.1
  • construction: includes work performed during the design and preconstruction phases of construction, including, but not limited to, inspection and land surveying work, and work performed during the postconstruction phases of construction, including, but not limited to, all cleanup work at the jobsite. See California Labor Code 1720
  • Consumer: means an individual who purchases, applies to purchase, or is solicited to purchase from a covered person insurance products or annuities primarily for personal, family, or household purposes. See California Insurance Code 760
  • Contingency reserve: means an additional premium reserve established for the protection of policyholders against the effect of adverse economic cycles. See California Insurance Code 12640.02
  • contingent compensation arrangement: means an arrangement having as its purpose the payment of a variable commission by the insurer, depending on the overall operating profit on the insurance business produced and handled by the payee, with other provisions of the arrangement auxiliary or incidental to such purpose. See California Insurance Code 995
  • control: includes the terms "controlling" "controlled by" and "under common control with" and means the possession, direct or indirect, of the power to direct or cause the direction of the management and policies of a person, whether through the ownership of voting securities, by contract other than a commercial contract for goods or nonmanagement services, or otherwise, unless the power is the result of an official position with or corporate office held by the person. See California Insurance Code 1215
  • controlled: has the meaning ascribed in Section 1215. See California Insurance Code 1216.1
  • Controlled insurer: means an admitted insurer which is controlled, directly or indirectly, by a producer. See California Insurance Code 1216.1
  • Controlling person: means any person, firm, association, or corporation who directly or indirectly has the power to direct or cause to be directed, the management, control, or activities of a reinsurance intermediary. See California Public Utilities Code 1759
  • Controlling producer: means a producer who, directly or indirectly, controls an insurer. See California Insurance Code 1216.1
  • Converted insurer: means the incorporated stock insurer into which a domestic reciprocal insurer has been converted in accordance with the provisions of this article. See California Insurance Code 1560.02
  • Converting insurer: means , for a plan of conversion under this article, the domestic reciprocal insurer that is converting under the plan. See California Insurance Code 1560.02
  • Corrective Order: means an order issued by the commissioner specifying corrective actions that the commissioner has determined are required. See California Insurance Code 739
  • Cost-of-living: means the California Consumer Price Index for Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers as calculated by the Department of Industrial Relations. See California Insurance Code 779.16
  • costs: includes only the following:

    California Education Code 25003

  • Court: means the trial court in which the action is pending, unless otherwise specified. See California Government Code 14105.6
  • 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

  • Covered person: means either of the following:

    California Insurance Code 760

  • Covered policy: means a policy or contract or portion of a policy or contract for which coverage is provided under Section 1067. See California Insurance Code 1067.04
  • Credit disability insurance: means insurance on a debtor to provide indemnity for payments becoming due on a specific loan or other credit transaction while the debtor is disabled, as defined in the policy, exclusive of any insurance procured at no expense to the debtor. See California Insurance Code 1758.992
  • Credit insurance: includes credit life insurance, credit disability insurance, credit involuntary unemployment insurance, credit loss-of-income insurance, credit property insurance, or guaranteed asset protection (GAP) insurance. See California Insurance Code 1758.992
  • Credit insurance agent license: means an agent license issued to an individual or organization for the enrollment and sale of credit insurance. See California Insurance Code 1758.992
  • Credit life insurance: means insurance on the life of a debtor pursuant to or in connection with a specific loan or other credit transaction, exclusive of any insurance procured at no expense to the debtor. See California Insurance Code 1758.992
  • credit loss-of-income insurance: means insurance issued to provide indemnity for payments becoming due on a specific loan or other credit transaction while the debtor is involuntarily unemployed, as defined in the policy. See California Insurance Code 1758.992
  • Credit property insurance: means insurance that provides coverage (1) on personal property pledged or offered as collateral for securing a personal or consumer loan, or (2) on personal property purchased under an installment sales agreement or through a consumer credit transaction, but does not include any insurance that provides theft, collision, liability, property damage, or comprehensive insurance coverage in any automobile or any other self-propelled vehicle that is designed primarily for operation in the air or on the highways, waterways, or sea, and its operating equipment, or that is necessitated by reason of the liability imposed by law for damages arising out of the ownership, operation, maintenance, or use of those vehicles. See California Insurance Code 1758.992
  • creditor: means the state or the department or agency of the state seeking to collect the liability. See California Code of Civil Procedure 688.040
  • Customer: means any of the following:

    California Public Utilities Code 1802

  • debtor: means the debtor from whom the liability is sought to be collected. See California Code of Civil Procedure 688.040
  • Department: means the Department of Conservation. See California Education Code 32390
  • Department: means State Department of Health Services. See California Labor Code 1720.9
  • Dependent: means the spouse or registered domestic partner, or child, of an eligible employee, subject to applicable terms of the health benefit plan covering the employee, and includes dependents of guaranteed association members if the association elects to include dependents under its health coverage at the same time it determines its membership composition pursuant to subdivision (t). See California Insurance Code 10755
  • Dependent: means the spouse, registered domestic partner as described in Section 297 of the Family Code, or child of an employee. See California Insurance Code 10752
  • Dependent: means the spouse or child of an eligible employee, subject to applicable terms of the health benefit plan covering the employee, and includes dependents of guaranteed association members if the association elects to include dependents under its health coverage at the same time it determines its membership composition pursuant to subdivision (z). See California Insurance Code 10700
  • Depository institution: means any of the following:

    California Insurance Code 760

  • Development project: includes a project involving the issuance of a permit for construction or reconstruction, but not a permit to operate. See California Insurance Code 922.31
  • Development project: means a development project as defined in Section 66000. See California Insurance Code 923.5
  • Direct coverage: means that an insurance company assumes a direct obligation to an employee under an insurance policy to pay or indemnify the employee for health claims incurred by the employee or the employee's dependents. See California Insurance Code 10752
  • Director: means the Director of Industrial Relations. See California Labor Code 3700.1
  • director: means the Director of Industrial Relations or the director's designated agents. See California Labor Code 3710
  • Disability income insurance: means insurance against loss of occupational earning capacity arising from injury, sickness, or disablement, and includes insurance which provides benefits for overhead expenses of a business or profession when the insured becomes disabled. See California Insurance Code 10147
  • Disability income insurance: means insurance against loss of occupational earning capacity arising from injury, sickness, or disablement. See California Insurance Code 799.01
  • Discontinuance: shall mean the termination of a policy or the termination of coverage between an entire employer unit under a group disability policy, group nonprofit hospital service contract or self-insured welfare benefit plan, and does not refer to the termination of any agreement between any individual member under a contract and the disability insurer, nonprofit hospital service contract or self-insured welfare benefit plan. See California Insurance Code 10128.1
  • Displaced person: means both of the following:

    California Insurance Code 1734.5

  • 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 1734.5
  • Distressed area: means a census tract determined by the Department of Finance, pursuant to Section 13073. See California Insurance Code 1171.5
  • District: means a community services district created pursuant to this division or any of its statutory predecessors. See California Government Code 21294
  • Domestic insurer: means any life or health insurer or property and casualty insurer organized in this state. See California Insurance Code 739
  • Educational institution: means a school district, a community college district, a state university, the University of California, and the State Department of Education special schools. See California Education Code 32220
  • Effective date: means the date upon which the conversion of a domestic reciprocal insurer is effective, as specified in the amended articles of incorporation of the reciprocal holding company filed with the Secretary of State, as a result of conversion proceedings under this article. See California Insurance Code 1560.02
  • Electronic: means relating to technology having electrical, digital, magnetic, wireless, optical, electromagnetic, or similar capabilities. See California Government Code 14105.6
  • Electronic media: includes any means for transmitting messages electronically between a covered person and a consumer in a format that allows visual text to be displayed on equipment such as a personal computer monitor. See California Insurance Code 760
  • Electronically stored information: means information that is stored in an electronic medium. See California Government Code 14105.6
  • Eligible employee: means either of the following:

    California Insurance Code 10755

  • Eligible employee: means any permanent employee who is actively engaged on a full-time basis in the conduct of business of the employer or small employer and, who has satisfied any employer or small employer waiting period requirements. See California Insurance Code 10810
  • Eligible local government entity: means a city, county, or city and county that is not a publicly owned public utility that intervenes or participates in a commission proceeding for the purpose of protecting the health and safety of the residents within the entity's jurisdiction following a catastrophic material loss suffered by its residents either in significant damage to infrastructure or loss of life and property, or both, as a direct result of public utility infrastructure. See California Public Utilities Code 1802
  • Eligible subscribers: means the subscribers of the domestic reciprocal insurer who are of record, fully paid-up, and otherwise in good standing on the domestic reciprocal insurer's adoption date and on its effective date, but shall not include those persons covered solely under a reporting endorsement to a claims-made policy on either date. See California Insurance Code 1560.02
  • Employee: means a civil service employee of the State of California. See California Insurance Code 791.10
  • Employee: means all agents, employees, and members of unions or associations to whom benefits are provided under a policy. See California Insurance Code 10128.1
  • employee: shall mean one engaged in agriculture, as such term is defined in subdivision (a). See California Public Utilities Code 99351
  • Employee: means every person, including aliens and minors, rendering actual service in any business for an employer, whether gratuitously or for wages or pay, whether the wages or pay are measured by the standard of time, piece, task, commission, or other method of calculation, and whether the service is rendered on a commission, concessionaire, or other basis. See California Labor Code 350
  • Employee organization: means any organization that includes employees of the state and that has as one of its primary purposes representing these employees in their relations with the state. See California Insurance Code 779.19
  • Employee organization: means either of the following:

    California Insurance Code 771.1

  • Employee welfare benefit plan: as used in this article , has the same meaning as that contained in Section 1002(1) of Title 29 of the United States Code. See California Insurance Code 742.21
  • Employer: means any corporation, partnership, sole proprietorship, or other business entity doing business in this state that may be eligible to participate in a purchasing alliance. See California Insurance Code 10810
  • Employer: means any person employing another under any appointment or contract of hire and includes the state, political subdivisions of the state, and municipalities. See California Labor Code 245.5
  • Employer: means every person engaged in any business or enterprise in this state that has one or more persons in service under any appointment, contract of hire, or apprenticeship, express or implied, oral or written, irrespective of whether the person is the owner of the business or is operating on a concessionaire or other basis. See California Labor Code 350
  • employer: means :

    California Labor Code 3300

  • Endorsee: means an unlicensed employee or authorized representative of a portable electronics vendor. See California Insurance Code 1758.69
  • Endorsee: means an unlicensed employee of a rental car agent who meets the requirements of this article. See California Insurance Code 1758.89
  • Energy conservation facility: means alternate energy equipment, cogeneration equipment, or conservation measures located in public buildings or on land owned by public agencies. See California Insurance Code 1191.1
  • Energy service contract: means a contract entered into by a public agency with any person, pursuant to which the person will provide electrical or thermal energy or conservation services to a public agency from an energy conservation facility. See California Insurance Code 1191.1
  • engineer: means the Director of Transportation, the Director of Water Resources, the Director of General Services, or a deputy or other person authorized by any such officer, and every county engineer, county surveyor, county highway engineer, road commissioner, city engineer, commissioner of public works, superintendent of streets, harbor engineer, flood control engineer, the engineer of any board or commission of the state, the engineer of any board or commission of any city, and the engineer of any reclamation, irrigation, or other district or political subdivision or agency of the state. See California Insurance Code 1877.1
  • Enrichment: means providing objects or activities, appropriate to the needs of the species, as well as the age, size, and condition of the pet, that stimulate the pet and promote the pet's well-being. See California Labor Code 1779
  • Enrollee: means an eligible employee or a dependent of an eligible employee who is enrolled in a health benefit plan or ancillary benefit plan offered through the purchasing alliance by a participating carrier. See California Insurance Code 10810
  • Enrollee: means an eligible employee or dependent who receives health coverage through the program from a participating carrier. See California Insurance Code 10700
  • Enrollment: means the process of soliciting or accepting enrollments or applications from a consumer under a portable electronics insurance policy, which includes informing the consumer of the availability of coverage, preparing and delivery of the certificate of insurance or notice of proposed insurance, or otherwise assisting the consumer in making an informed decision whether or not to elect to purchase portable electronics insurance. See California Insurance Code 1758.69
  • Enterprise risk: means any activity, circumstance, or event or series of events involving one or more affiliates of an insurer that, if not remedied promptly, is likely to have a material adverse effect upon the financial condition or liquidity of the insurer or its insurance holding company system as a whole, including, but not limited to, anything that would cause the insurer's risk-based capital to fall into company action level as set forth in Article 4. See California Insurance Code 1215
  • 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 1604
  • Examiner: means any individual or firm authorized by the commissioner to conduct an examination under this article. See California Insurance Code 729
  • Excavation: means any operation in which earth, rock, or other material in the ground is moved, removed, or otherwise displaced by means of tools, equipment, or explosive in any of the following ways: grading, trenching, digging, ditching, drilling, augering, tunneling, scraping, pipe plowing and driving, or any other way. See California Insurance Code 1187
  • Exceeded its powers: means any of the following conditions:

    California Insurance Code 1077

  • Excluded employee: means all managerial employees, as defined in subdivision (e) of Section 3513, all confidential employees, as defined in subdivision (f) of Section 3513, and all supervisory employees, as defined in subdivision (g) of Section 3513, and all civil service employees of the Department of Human Resources, professional employees of the Department of Finance engaged in technical or analytical state budget preparation other than the auditing staff, professional employees in the Personnel/Payroll Services Division of the Controller's office engaged in technical or analytical duties in support of the state's personnel and payroll systems other than the training staff, employees of the Legislative Counsel Bureau, employees of the Bureau of State Audits, employees of the Public Employment Relations Board, conciliators employed by the California State Mediation and Conciliation Service, employees of the office of the State Chief Information Officer except as provided in Section 11546. See California Insurance Code 791.10
  • Excluded employee organization: means an organization that includes excluded employees of the state, as defined in subdivision (b), and that has as one of its primary purposes representing its members in employer-employee relations. See California Insurance Code 791.10
  • Expected claims: means , for the purposes of aggregate stop-loss coverage, the total amount of health claims that is projected to be incurred by a small employer for its employees and their dependents in a policy year. See California Insurance Code 10752
  • Expert witness fees: means recorded or billed costs incurred by a customer for an expert witness. See California Public Utilities Code 1802
  • Extended health insurance: means hospital, surgical and medical expense insurance provided by a policy issued as provided by this article. See California Insurance Code 795.1
  • Extension of benefits: means the continuation of coverage under a particular benefit provided under a policy following discontinuance with respect to an employee or dependent who is totally disabled on the date of discontinuance. See California Insurance Code 10128.1
  • Extracontractual claims: shall include , for example, claims relating to bad faith in the payment of claims, punitive or exemplary damages, or attorney's fees and costs. See California Insurance Code 1067.04
  • Facility financing contract: means a contract entered into by a public agency with any person whereby the person provides financing for an energy conservation facility in exchange for repayment of the financing and all costs and expenses related thereto by the public agency. See California Insurance Code 1191.1
  • Facility ground lease: means a lease of all, or any portion of, land or a public building owned by, or under lease to, a public agency to a person in conjunction with an energy service contract or a facility financing contract. See California Insurance Code 1191.1
  • Facsimile seal: means the reproduction by engraving, imprinting, stamping, or other means of the seal of the issuer, official or official body. See California Insurance Code 1557
  • Facsimile signature: means the reproduction by engraving, imprinting, stamping, or other means of a manual signature. See California Insurance Code 1557
  • Facsimile signature: means the reproduction by engraving, imprinting, stamping, or other means of the manual signature of an authorized officer. See California Insurance Code 1591
  • Fair share fee: means the fee deducted by the state employer from the salary or wages of a state employee in an appropriate unit who does not become a member of and financially support the recognized employee organization. See California Insurance Code 779.19
  • Family member: means any of the following:

    California Labor Code 245.5

  • 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 1734.5
  • fee: means any of the following:

    California Labor Code 1700.2

  • Fee: means a monetary exaction other than a tax or special assessment, whether established for a broad class of projects by legislation of general applicability or imposed on a specific project on an ad hoc basis, that is charged by a local agency to the applicant in connection with approval of a development project for the purpose of defraying all or a portion of the cost of public facilities related to the development project, but does not include fees specified in Section 66477, fees for processing applications for governmental regulatory actions or approvals, fees collected under development agreements adopted pursuant to Article 2. See California Insurance Code 922.31
  • Fee: means a monetary exaction or a dedication, other than a tax or special assessment, which is required by a local agency of the applicant in connection with approval of a development project for the purpose of defraying all or a portion of the cost of public facilities related to the development project, but does not include fees for processing applications for governmental regulatory actions or approvals. See California Insurance Code 923.5
  • Financial intermediary: means a bank, broker, clearing corporation, or other person, or the nominee of any of them, which in the ordinary course of its business maintains registered public obligation accounts for its customers, when so acting. See California Insurance Code 1557
  • Financially impaired: means , for the purposes of this chapter, a carrier that, on or after the effective date of this chapter, is not insolvent and is either:

    California Insurance Code 10700

  • Foreign insurer: means any life or health insurer or property and casualty insurer that is licensed to do business in this state but is not domiciled in this state. See California Insurance Code 739
  • Fund: means the Self-Insurers' Security Fund established pursuant to Section 3742. See California Labor Code 3741
  • Fund: means the Children's Hospital Fund created pursuant to Section 1179. See California Insurance Code 10179
  • Fund: means the Children's Hospital Bond Act Fund created pursuant to Section 1179. See California Insurance Code 10192.4
  • Fund: means the California Small Group Reinsurance Fund. See California Insurance Code 10700
  • Genetic characteristics: means any scientifically or medically identifiable gene or chromosome, or alteration thereof, that is known to be a cause of a disease or disorder, or that is determined to be associated with a statistically increased risk of development of a disease or disorder, and that is presently not associated with any symptoms of any disease or disorder. See California Insurance Code 10147
  • governing authority: means the governing board of each school district or the authority of each other private or public institution responsible for the operation and control of the institution or the principal or administrator of each school or institution. See California Labor Code 203.5
  • Governing authority: means the governing board of each school district or the authority of each other private or public institution responsible for the operation and control of the institution or the principal or administrator of each school or institution. See California Labor Code 1720.9
  • Governing board: means the governing board of a school district or community college district, the Trustees of the California State University, and the Regents of the University of California. See California Education Code 32220
  • Governing body: means the governing board, commission, city council, board of supervisors, board of directors or similar multimember body which exercises authority over a public body. See California Insurance Code 1300
  • 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 1582
  • 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 1616
  • Governing body: means the body exercising subscribers' rights selected pursuant to Section 1308 for the domestic reciprocal insurer. See California Insurance Code 1560.02
  • Governmental investor: means the Treasurer, the Teachers' Retirement Board, and the Board of Administration of the Public Employees' Retirement System. See California Insurance Code 1620.6
  • Grandfathered health benefit plan: means a health benefit plan that constitutes a grandfathered health plan. See California Insurance Code 10755
  • Grant: means the distribution of money in the fund by the authority to children's hospitals for projects pursuant to this part. See California Insurance Code 10179
  • Grant: means the distribution of money in the fund by the authority to children's hospitals for projects pursuant to this part. See California Insurance Code 10192.4
  • Grant program: means the program established pursuant to Section 10280. See California Education Code 32390
  • Gratuity: includes any tip, gratuity, money, or part thereof that has been paid or given to or left for an employee by a patron of a business over and above the actual amount due the business for services rendered or for goods, food, drink, or articles sold or served to the patron. See California Labor Code 350
  • Green investments: means investments that emphasize renewable energy projects, economic development, and affordable housing focused on infill sites so as to reduce the degree of automobile dependency and promote the use and reuse of existing urbanized lands supplied with infrastructure for the purpose of accommodating new growth and jobs. See California Insurance Code 926.1
  • Groupwide supervisor: means the insurance official authorized to engage in conducting and coordinating groupwide supervision activities who is determined or acknowledged by the commissioner pursuant to subdivision (a) of Section 1215. See California Insurance Code 1215
  • Guaranteed association: means a nonprofit organization comprised of a group of individuals or employers who associate based solely on participation in a specified profession or industry, accepting for membership any individual or employer meeting its membership criteria which (1) includes one or more small employers as defined in subparagraph (A) of paragraph (1) of subdivision (q), (2) does not condition membership directly or indirectly on the health or claims history of any person, (3) uses membership dues solely for and in consideration of the membership and membership benefits, except that the amount of the dues shall not depend on whether the member applies for or purchases insurance offered by the association, (4) is organized and maintained in good faith for purposes unrelated to insurance, (5) has been in active existence on January 1, 1992, and for at least five years prior to that date, (6) has been offering health insurance to its members for at least five years prior to January 1, 1992, (7) has a constitution and bylaws, or other analogous governing documents that provide for election of the governing board of the association by its members, (8) offers any benefit plan design that is purchased to all individual members and employer members in this state, (9) includes any member choosing to enroll in the benefit plan design offered to the association provided that the member has agreed to make the required premium payments, and (10) covers at least 1,000 persons with the carrier with which it contracts. See California Insurance Code 10755
  • Harbor: as used in this article , includes any bay, inlet, or other arm of the sea in which the tides of the Pacific Ocean ebb and flow, except such as are excluded from the application of this chapter by the provisions of Section 4049 of this code. See California Insurance Code 10134
  • Health benefit plan: means a policy or contract written or administered by a carrier that arranges or provides health care benefits for the covered eligible employees of a small employer and their dependents. See California Insurance Code 10755
  • Health benefit plan: means a policy or contract written or administered by a participating carrier that arranges or provides health care benefits for the covered eligible employees of an employer or small employer and their dependents. See California Insurance Code 10810
  • Health benefit plan: means a policy or contract written or administered by a carrier that arranges or provides health care benefits for the covered eligible employees of a small employer and their dependents. See California Insurance Code 10700
  • Health care provider: means any of the following:

    California Labor Code 3362.5

  • Health facility: includes a clinic that is described in subdivision (l) of Section 1206 of the Health and Safety Code. See California Insurance Code 1065.6
  • High-impact investments: means investments that are innovative, responsive to community needs, not routinely provided by insurers, or have a high degree of positive impact on the economic welfare of low- or moderate-income individuals, families, or communities in urban or rural areas of California. See California Insurance Code 926.1
  • HIV antibody test: means an ELISA test or a Western Blot Assay, or both. See California Insurance Code 799.01
  • Impaired insurer: means a member insurer which, after the effective date of this article, is not an insolvent insurer, and is placed under an order of rehabilitation or conservation by a court of competent jurisdiction. See California Insurance Code 1067.04
  • In force business: means an existing health benefit plan issued by the carrier to a small employer. See California Insurance Code 10755
  • In this state: has the meaning specified in Section 25008 of the Corporations Code. See California Insurance Code 1330
  • Incurred liabilities for the payment of compensation: means the sum of an estimate of future compensation, as compensation is defined by Section 3207, plus an estimate of the amount necessary to provide for the administration of claims, including legal costs. See California Labor Code 3700.1
  • Individual attachment point: means the amount of health claims incurred by a small employer in a policy year for an individual employee or dependent of an employee, and covered by a stop-loss insurance policy, above which the stop-loss insurer incurs a liability for payment, under individual stop-loss coverage. See California Insurance Code 10752
  • injury: as used in this division , includes cancer, including leukemia, that develops or manifests itself during a period in which any member described in subdivision (a) is in the service of the department or unit, if the member demonstrates that he or she was exposed, while in the service of the department or unit, to a known carcinogen as defined by the International Agency for Research on Cancer, or as defined by the director. See California Public Utilities Code 102244
  • inland parks and recreation areas: as used in this chapter , includes, but is not limited to, open-space land, as defined by subdivision (h) of Section 65560 of the Government Code, except that such term shall not include open-space land, as defined in paragraph (2) of subdivision (h) of Section 65560. See California Insurance Code 10169.5
  • Inside a public building: includes all indoor areas of the building, except for covered parking lots and residential space. See California Insurance Code 1814
  • insolvency: means either of the following:

    California Insurance Code 985

  • 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
  • Insolvent insurer: means a member insurer that, after October 1, 1990, is placed under an order of liquidation by a court of competent jurisdiction with a finding of insolvency. See California Insurance Code 1067.04
  • installation: includes , but is not limited to, the assembly and disassembly of freestanding and affixed modular office systems. See California Labor Code 1720
  • Instrument of payment: means a check, draft, warrant, or order for the payment, delivery, or transfer of funds. See California Insurance Code 1591
  • Insurance: means workers' compensation insurance and employer's liability insurance incidental thereto and written in connection therewith. See California Insurance Code 11750.1
  • insurance agent: as used in this chapter does not include a life agent as defined in this article. See California Insurance Code 1621
  • insurance holding company system: consists of two or more affiliated persons, one or more of which is an insurer. See California Insurance Code 1215
  • Insurer: as used in this chapter includes a disability insurer that covers hospital, medical, or surgical expenses, and a nonprofit hospital service plan. See California Labor Code 3503
  • Insurer: means every insurer authorized to transact workers' compensation insurance and employer's liability insurance incidental thereto and written in connection therewith in this state, including the State Compensation Insurance Fund. See California Insurance Code 11750.1
  • Insurer: as used in this article includes insurance corporations and insurer organizations of every type and reciprocal or interinsurance exchanges and the incorporated attorney in fact of a reciprocal or interinsurance exchange, which corporate attorney in fact is either organized under the laws of or has its home office and principal place of business in this State. See California Insurance Code 688.5
  • Insurer: means an admitted insurer as defined in Section 24, including the State Compensation Insurance Fund, or a domestic fraternal benefit society as defined in Section 10990. See California Insurance Code 926.1
  • Insurer: means any person, firm, association, or corporation admitted by the commissioner as an insurer in this state. See California Public Utilities Code 1759
  • Insurer: means and includes every person engaged as indemnitor, surety, or contractor in the business of entering into contracts of life or disability insurance or of annuities. See California Insurance Code 1077
  • Insurer: means any person, firm, association, or corporation duly licensed as an insurer and operating under a certificate of authority in this state. See California Insurance Code 769.81
  • insurer: includes any person or organization to which Article 4 (commencing with Section 730), Chapter 1, Part 2, Division 1 is applicable. See California Insurance Code 777.3
  • Insurer: means any insurance company which is authorized to transact disability insurance in this State. See California Insurance Code 795.1
  • Insurer: includes the California FAIR Plan. See California Insurance Code 1875
  • insurer: means any person, firm, association, or corporation admitted to transact any property or casualty insurance business in this state. See California Insurance Code 1216.1
  • Internationally active insurance group: means an insurance holding company system that includes an insurer registered pursuant to Section 1215. See California Insurance Code 1215
  • Investment: means a lawful equity or debt investment, or loan, or deposit obligation, or other investment or investment transaction allowed by the Insurance Code. See California Insurance Code 926.1
  • Issuer: means a public entity which issues an obligation. See California Insurance Code 1557
  • issuer: means a nonprofit corporation, a joint powers authority or a parking authority. See California Insurance Code 1560.13
  • Issuer: has the meaning specified in Section 25010 of the Corporations Code. See California Insurance Code 1330
  • Issuer transaction: means any transaction directly or indirectly for the benefit of the issuer. See California Insurance Code 1330
  • issuing body: means the State, any subdivision thereof, municipality, public corporation, or district. See California Insurance Code 1420
  • joint powers authority: means any entity defined in Section 6542. See California Insurance Code 1560.11
  • Joint powers authority: means a joint powers authority established pursuant to Chapter 5 (commencing with Section 6500) of Division 7 of Title 1 of the Government Code that is formed in part to protect agricultural land. See California Education Code 32390
  • 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 1330

  • Labor: includes labor, work, or service whether rendered or performed under contract, subcontract, partnership, station plan, or other agreement if the labor to be paid for is performed personally by the person demanding payment. See California Labor Code 200
  • Lead agency: means the Department of Housing and Community Development. See California Insurance Code 1734.5
  • Legislative body: means the governing body or board of the state or local government. See California Insurance Code 1311
  • liability: means liability and common carrier liability insurance. See California Insurance Code 11550
  • License: means a license issued by the Labor Commissioner to carry on the business of a talent agency under this chapter. See California Labor Code 1700.3
  • license: includes a certificate of convenience and a permanent license, and the term "persons who are licensed" includes the holders of any such certificate or the license, but these definitions and the use of those terms in this chapter shall not confer upon a certificate of convenience or any holder thereof any property right in or to the certificate, the certificate being and remaining only a temporary permit, issued as a matter of convenience, allowing the transaction of insurance without a permanent license, but within the limits, and subject to the conditions of the certificate of convenience issued and the laws applicable thereto. See California Insurance Code 1627
  • License period: means all of that two-year period beginning as described in subparagraph (A) or (B) of paragraph (2), as applicable, and ending the second succeeding year on the last calendar day of the month in which the initial license was issued. See California Insurance Code 1758.69
  • License period: means all of that two-year period beginning as described in subparagraph (A) or (B) of paragraph (2), as applicable, and ending the second succeeding year on the last calendar day of the month in which the initial license was issued. See California Insurance Code 1758.89
  • License term: as used in this chapter means all of that two-year period beginning as described in subdivision (a) or (b) of Section 1629, as applicable, and ending the second succeeding year on the last calendar day of the month in which the initial license was issued. See California Insurance Code 1630
  • License term: as used in this chapter means all of that two-year period beginning as described in subdivision (a) or (b) of Section 1807. See California Insurance Code 1807.8
  • License year: as used in this chapter shall be determined for each entity as follows:

    California Insurance Code 1629

  • Licensed producer: means a licensed insurance agent, broker, or reinsurance intermediary. See California Public Utilities Code 1759
  • Licensee: means a talent agency which holds a valid, unrevoked, and unforfeited license under this chapter. See California Labor Code 1700.3
  • Life or disability income insurer: means an insurer licensed to transact life insurance or disability income insurance in this state or a fraternal benefit society licensed in this state. See California Insurance Code 10147
  • Life or disability income insurer: means an insurer licensed to transact life insurance or disability insurance in this state or a fraternal benefit society licensed in this state. See California Insurance Code 799.01
  • Life or health insurer: means any admitted insurer issuing insurance subject to Part 2 (commencing with Section 10110) of Division 2, or a licensed property and casualty insurer writing only disability insurance. See California Insurance Code 739
  • Limited lines travel insurance agent: means an insurer designee that is licensed to transact travel insurance, as defined in subdivision (b). See California Insurance Code 1753
  • Local agencies: means cities, counties, housing authorities, districts, and any other local public agencies. See California Insurance Code 1080
  • Local agency: means a county, city, whether general law or chartered, city and county, town, school district, municipal corporation, district, political subdivision, or any board, commission, or agency thereof, or other local public agency. See California Insurance Code 779.16
  • Local agency: means any city, county, special district, or other public entity in the state. See California Insurance Code 1875.22
  • Local agency: means any city, county, city and county, special district, school district, or other political subdivision of the state. See California Insurance Code 1187
  • 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 1330
  • Local agency: means a county, city, whether general law or chartered, city and county, school district, special district, authority, agency, any other municipal public corporation or district, or other political subdivision of the state. See California Insurance Code 922.31
  • Local agency: means a local agency, as defined in Section 66000. See California Insurance Code 923.5
  • Local agency: as used in this chapter , has the same meaning as provided in Section 66000. See California Insurance Code 926.2
  • Local agency: as used in this chapter , means a local agency as defined in Section 66000. See California Insurance Code 930
  • Local agency executive: means any person employed by a local agency who is not subject to the Meyers-Milias-Brown Act (Chapter 10 (commencing with Section 3500)), Chapter 5 (commencing with Section 45100) of Part 25 of Division 3 of Title 2 of the Education Code, or Chapter 4 (commencing with Section 88000) of Part 51 of Division 7 of Title 3 of the Education Code, and who meets any of the following requirements:

    California Insurance Code 779.16

  • 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 1325
  • Local government entity: means any city, county, city and county, or district, including, but not limited to, park and open-space districts, resource conservation districts, and other special districts. See California Education Code 32390
  • Local public agency: means any city, county, city and county, resource conservation district, district formed pursuant to Article 3 (commencing with Section 5500) of Chapter 3 of Division 5, authority formed pursuant to Division 26 (commencing with Section 35100), or joint powers authority made up of two or more local public agencies and one or more state agencies. See California Education Code 32310
  • local public entity: means any public entity except a state agency covered by Section 11007. See California Insurance Code 755
  • Long Beach Civic Center: means the area bounded by Broadway, Pacific Avenue, Ocean Boulevard, and Magnolia Avenue, containing approximately 14. See California Insurance Code 1396
  • Maintenance of membership: means that all employees who voluntarily are, or who voluntarily become, members of a recognized employee organization shall remain members of that employee organization in good standing for a period as agreed to by the parties pursuant to a memorandum of understanding, commencing with the effective date of the memorandum of understanding. See California Insurance Code 779.19
  • Management company: means the company under contract to the purchasing alliance to provide managerial services for the operation of the purchasing alliance. See California Insurance Code 10810
  • Mandatory Control Level RBC: means the product of . See California Insurance Code 739
  • mayor: includes president of the legislative body. See California Government Code 14858
  • Mediation: means effort by an impartial third party to assist in reconciling a dispute regarding wages, hours and other terms and conditions of employment between representatives of the public agency and the recognized employee organization or recognized employee organizations through interpretation, suggestion and advice. See California Insurance Code 771.1
  • Mediation: means effort by an impartial third party to assist in reconciling a dispute regarding wages, hours, and other terms and conditions of employment between representatives of the public agency and the recognized employee organization or recognized employee organizations through interpretation, suggestion, and advice. See California Insurance Code 779.19
  • Member: means a private self-insurer which participates in the Self-Insurers' Security Fund. See California Labor Code 3700.1
  • 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
  • Member insurer: means any insurer licensed or which holds a certificate of authority to transact in this state any kind of insurance for which coverage is provided under Section 1067. See California Insurance Code 1067.04
  • Member of an athletic team: means member of any extramural athletic team engaged in athletic events on or outside the school grounds, maintained or sponsored by the educational institution or a student body organization thereof. See California Education Code 32220
  • Mental health records: includes , but is not limited to, all alcohol and drug abuse records. See California Labor Code 3362.5
  • Moderate-income: means an individual income that is at least 50 percent but less than 80 percent of the AMI, or a median family income that is at least 50 percent but less than 80 percent of the AMI in the case of a geographical area. See California Insurance Code 926.1
  • 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 1734.5
  • Mortgage guaranty insurance: means :

    California Insurance Code 12640.02

  • Multiple employer welfare arrangement: as used in this article has the same meaning as that contained in Section 1002(40)(A) of Title 29 of the United States Code. See California Insurance Code 742.21
  • NAIC: means the National Association of Insurance Commissioners. See California Insurance Code 739
  • NAIC: means the National Association of Insurance Commissioners. See California Insurance Code 1215
  • Negative trend: means , with respect to a life or health insurer, a negative trend over a period of time, as determined in accordance with the "Trend Test Calculation" included in the RBC Instructions defined in subdivision (i). See California Insurance Code 739
  • negotiable paper: means bank checks and drafts and express and post-office money orders. See California Insurance Code 1633.5
  • Nongrandfathered health benefit plan: means a health benefit plan that is not a grandfathered health plan. See California Insurance Code 10755
  • nonprofit corporation: means any nonprofit corporation formed under the Corporations Code, or otherwise, which proposes to aid any public body by issuing securities to finance any one or more public projects. See California Insurance Code 1560.10
  • Nonprofit organization: means any nonprofit public benefit corporation that has among its purposes the conservation of agricultural lands, and holds a tax exemption, as defined under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, and further qualifies as an organization under Section 170(b)(1)(A)(iv) or 170(h)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. See California Education Code 32390
  • Nonprofit organization: means any nonprofit public benefit corporation formed pursuant to the Nonprofit Corporation Law (Division 2 (commencing with Section 5000) of Title 1 of the Corporations Code), qualified to do business in California, and qualified under Section 501(c)(3) of Title 26 of the Internal Revenue Code as a tax-exempt corporation that has as a principal purpose the conservation of land and water resources. See California Education Code 32310
  • Obligation: means an agreement of a public entity to pay principal and any interest thereon, whether in the form of a contract to repay borrowed money, a lease, an installment purchase agreement, or otherwise, and includes a share, participation, or other interest in any such agreement. See California Insurance Code 1557
  • Office: means the premises of a depository institution where retail deposits are accepted from the public. See California Insurance Code 760
  • Official actions: means the actions by statute, order, ordinance, resolution, contract, or other authorized means by which the issuer provides for issuance of a registered public obligation. See California Insurance Code 1557
  • Official or official body: means the officer or board that is empowered under the laws of this state to provide for original issuance of an obligation of the issuer, by defining the obligation and its terms, conditions, and other incidents, the successor or successors of any such official or official body, and such other person or group or persons as shall be assigned duties of such official or official body with respect to a registered public obligation under applicable law from time to time. See California Insurance Code 1557
  • Operative date: means July 1, 1983. See California Education Code 32062
  • operator: means a person who owns or operates, or both, a pet boarding facility. See California Labor Code 1779
  • order: means declaration, proclamation, or order of any officer or court having jurisdiction to make the declaration, proclamation, or order. See California Insurance Code 1430
  • organization: means any legal entity other than a natural person. See California Insurance Code 1628
  • Other reasonable costs: means reasonable out-of-pocket expenses directly incurred by a customer that are directly related to the contentions or recommendations made by the customer that resulted in a substantial contribution. See California Public Utilities Code 1802
  • Paid sick days: means time that is compensated at the same wage as the employee normally earns during regular work hours and is provided by an employer to an employee for the purposes described in Section 246. See California Labor Code 245.5
  • parking authority: means any entity created pursuant to Division 18 (commencing with Section 31500) of the Streets and Highways Code. See California Insurance Code 1560.12
  • Partially self-funded: means a multiple employer welfare arrangement that undertook at all times and for a continuous period of five years to reimburse health benefit costs incurred by covered persons pursuant to the benefits and coverages provided by their plan exclusively from plan assets, provided, however, that these benefits are reimbursable to the multiple employer welfare arrangement by stop loss insurance only to the extent that the benefits exceed fifty thousand dollars ($50,000) per claim. See California Insurance Code 742.215
  • Participating carrier: means a carrier that has entered into a contract with the program to provide health benefits coverage under this part. See California Insurance Code 10700
  • Participating carrier: means a carrier that contracts with a purchasing alliance to provide coverage to enrollees under a health benefit plan or ancillary benefit plan. See California Insurance Code 10810
  • Participating employer: means an employer or small employer who contracts with a purchasing alliance to provide coverage to the employer's or small employer's employees. See California Insurance Code 10810
  • Participating health institution: means a city, city and county, or county, a district hospital, or a private nonprofit corporation or association, or a limited liability company whose sole member is a nonprofit corporation or association authorized by the laws of this state to provide or operate a health facility or a nonprofit corporation that controls or manages, is controlled or managed by, is under common control or management with, or is affiliated with any of the foregoing, and that, pursuant to this part, undertakes the financing or refinancing of the construction or acquisition of a project or of working capital as provided in this part. See California Insurance Code 1065.6
  • partnership: means the School/Law Enforcement Partnership established by this section. See California Education Code 32262
  • Party: means any interested party, respondent public utility, or commission staff in a hearing or proceeding. See California Public Utilities Code 1802
  • Patient: means a patient or former patient of a health care provider. See California Labor Code 3362.5
  • Patient records: includes only records pertaining to the patient requesting the records or whose representative requests the records. See California Labor Code 3362.5
  • Permanent or fixed enclosure: means a structure, including, but not limited to, an exercise run, kennel, or room, used to restrict a pet, that provides for the effective separation of a pet from the pet's waste products. See California Labor Code 1779
  • Permanent total disability: means a permanent disability with a rating of 100 percent permanent disability only. See California Public Utilities Code 102504
  • person: shall mean one or more individuals, corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies, associations, legal representatives, trustees in bankruptcy, receivers, or any other legal entity, employer, or labor organization having an interest in the outcome of a proceeding under this part. See California Public Utilities Code 99351
  • Person: as used in this chapter means any individual, corporation, association, or any other entity organized for the purpose of conducting business. See California Insurance Code 1210
  • person: means any individual, company, society, firm, partnership, association, corporation, limited liability company, manager, or their agents or employees. See California Labor Code 1700
  • Person: has the meaning specified in Section 25013 of the Corporations Code. See California Insurance Code 1330
  • Person: means any broker, dealer, municipal securities dealer, investment advisor, or investment firm. See California Insurance Code 1394
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, limited liability company, partnership, association, governmental body or entity, or voluntary organization. See California Insurance Code 1067.04
  • Person: means any person, association, organization, business trust, partnership, limited liability company, or corporation, or any affiliate thereof. See California Insurance Code 729
  • Person: means any individual, partnership, corporation, limited liability company, or association. See California Insurance Code 1734.5
  • Person: is a n individual, a corporation, a limited liability company, a partnership, an association, a joint stock company, a business trust, an unincorporated organization, or any similar entity, or any combination thereof acting in concert. See California Insurance Code 1215
  • Person: means an individual, partnership, firm, association, corporation, joint-stock company, limited liability company, trust, government or governmental agency, state or political subdivision of a state, public or private corporation, board, association, estate, trustee, or fiduciary, or any similar entity. See California Insurance Code 1560.02
  • Personal physician: includes a medical group, if the medical group is a single corporation or partnership composed of licensed doctors of medicine or osteopathy, which operates an integrated multispecialty medical group providing comprehensive medical services predominantly for nonoccupational illnesses and injuries. See California Labor Code 4600
  • Pet: means any nonhuman animal housed in the pet boarding facility, including, but not limited to, mammals, birds, reptiles, and amphibians. See California Labor Code 1779
  • Pet boarding facility: means any lot, building, structure, enclosure, or premises, or a portion thereof, whereupon four or more dogs, cats, or other pets in any combination are boarded at the request of, and in exchange for compensation provided by, their owner. See California Labor Code 1779
  • Pet shop: means a retail pet shop location primarily engaged in retailing pets, pet foods, and pet supplies, as defined by the North American Industry Classification System. See California Labor Code 4409
  • plaintiff: includes a cross-complainant, and "defendant" includes a cross-defendant. See California Education Code 24908
  • Plan: means a community revitalization and investment plan and shall be deemed to be the plan described in Section 16 of Article XVI of the California Constitution. See California Insurance Code 1874.86
  • plan: means a plan adopted by a domestic reciprocal insurer in compliance with this article. See California Insurance Code 1560.02
  • Plan area: means territory included within a community revitalization and investment area. See California Insurance Code 1874.86
  • Policy: means any group insurance policy, group hospital service contract or other plan, contract or policy subject to the provisions of this article. See California Insurance Code 10128.1
  • Policy: means (1) a life insurance policy or a disability income insurance policy delivered in this state, or (2) a certificate of life insurance benefits or disability income insurance benefits, issued under a group life or disability income insurance policy and delivered in this state by a life or disability income insurer or a fraternal benefits society, regardless of the location of the group master policy. See California Insurance Code 10147
  • Policy: means an individual life insurance policy or individual disability income insurance policy delivered in this state or a certificate of life insurance benefits or disability income insurance benefits delivered in this state by a fraternal benefit society. See California Insurance Code 799.01
  • Policy: means an individual or group policy of insurance issued by a domestic reciprocal insurer. See California Insurance Code 1560.02
  • policy fee: means any sum specified in the policy as paid, or payable, in addition to the specified premium, as a consideration for the policy. See California Insurance Code 995
  • Policy year: means the 12-month period that is designated as the policy year or policy period for the stop-loss insurance policy. See California Insurance Code 10752
  • Policyholder: means the holder of a policy other than a reinsurance contract or a person covered solely under a reporting endorsement to a claims-made policy. See California Insurance Code 1560.02
  • Policyholders surplus: means the aggregate of capital, surplus, and contingency reserve. See California Insurance Code 12640.02
  • Portable electronics: means all of the following:

    California Insurance Code 1758.69

  • Portable electronics insurance: means a contract providing coverage for the repair or replacement of portable electronics against any one or more of the following causes of loss: loss, theft, mechanical failure, malfunction, damage, or other applicable perils. See California Insurance Code 1758.69
  • Portable electronics insurance agent license: means an agent license issued to an individual or organization for the enrollment and sale of portable electronics insurance. See California Insurance Code 1758.69
  • Portable electronics vendor: means any person in the business, directly or indirectly, of selling, reselling, soliciting, or leasing portable electronics, their accessories, and related services to customers. See California Insurance Code 1758.69
  • Positive ELISA test: means an ELISA test performed in accordance with the manufacturer's specifications which is reactive on an initial testing and on at least one of two additional tests of the same specimen. See California Insurance Code 799.01
  • Power of termination: includes the power created in a transferee to terminate a fee simple estate in real property to enforce a restriction on the use of the real property in the form of a limitation or condition subsequent to which the fee simple estate is subject, whether the power is characterized in the instrument that creates or evidences it as an executory interest, executory limitation, or otherwise, and includes the interest known at common law as an executory interest preceded by a fee simple determinable. See California Education Code 1761
  • PPACA: means the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Public Law 111-148), as amended by the federal Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 (Public Law 111-152), and any rules, regulations, or guidance issued thereunder. See California Insurance Code 10755
  • Preexisting condition provision: means a policy provision that excludes coverage for charges or expenses incurred during a specified period following the insured's effective date of coverage, as to a condition for which medical advice, diagnosis, care, or treatment was recommended or received during a specified period immediately preceding the effective date of coverage. See California Insurance Code 10755
  • Premium: means the consideration payable to the carrier. See California Insurance Code 10128.1
  • premium finance agreement: means a loan contract, note, agreement, or obligation by which an insured agrees to pay to a lender in installments the principal amount advanced by the lender to an insurer or producer in payment of premium on an insurance contract or contracts, plus charges, with the assignment, as security therefor, of the unearned premiums, accrued dividends, or loss payments. See California Insurance Code 778.1
  • premium financing: means engaging in the business of advancing money, directly or indirectly, to an insurer or producer at the request of an insured pursuant to the terms of a premium finance agreement, wherein the insured has assigned the unearned premiums, accrued dividends, or loss payments as security for such advancement in payment of premiums on insurance contracts only, and does not include the financing of insurance contract premiums purchased in connection with the financing of goods and services. See California Insurance Code 778
  • Premiums: means amounts or considerations, by whatever name called, received on covered policies or contracts less returned premiums, considerations, and deposits and less dividends and experience credits. See California Insurance Code 1067.04
  • Prior law: means the applicable law in effect on June 30, 1983. See California Education Code 32062
  • Private entity: means an individual, business entity, or combination of individuals and business entities. See California Insurance Code 1396
  • 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 1396
  • Proceeding: means an application, complaint, or investigation, rulemaking, alternative dispute resolution procedures in lieu of formal proceedings as may be sponsored or endorsed by the commission, or other formal proceeding before the commission. See California Public Utilities Code 1802
  • Producer: means a fire and casualty licensee or licensees or any other person, firm, association, or corporation, when, for any compensation, commission, or other thing of value, the person, firm, association, or corporation acts or aids in any manner in soliciting, negotiating, or procuring the making of any insurance contract on behalf of an insured other than the person, firm, association, or corporation. See California Insurance Code 1216.1
  • Program: means the Health Insurance Plan of California. See California Insurance Code 10700
  • Program: means the Children's Hospital Program established pursuant to this part. See California Insurance Code 10179
  • Program: means the Children's Hospital Program established pursuant to this part. See California Insurance Code 10192.4
  • program: means the Community-Based Transitional Housing Program and "department" means the Department of Finance. See California Insurance Code 711
  • 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 1396
  • Project: means construction, expansion, remodeling, renovation, furnishing, or equipping, or funding, financing, or refinancing of a health facility or acquisition of a health facility to be financed or refinanced with funds provided in whole or in part pursuant to this part. See California Insurance Code 1065.6
  • Project: means constructing, expanding, remodeling, renovating, furnishing, equipping, financing, or refinancing of a children's hospital to be financed or refinanced with funds provided in whole or in part pursuant to this part. See California Insurance Code 10179
  • Project: means constructing, expanding, remodeling, renovating, furnishing, equipping, financing, or refinancing of a children's hospital to be financed or refinanced with funds provided in whole or in part pursuant to this part. See California Insurance Code 10192.4
  • Property: means any real property, and any perpetual interest therein, including land, conservation easements, and land containing water rights. See California Education Code 32310
  • Property and casualty insurer: means any admitted insurer writing insurance as described in Section 102, 103, 105, 107, 108, 109, 110, 111, 112, 113, 114, 115, 116, 118, 119. See California Insurance Code 739
  • Public agency: means the state, a county, city and county, city, district, community college district, school district, joint powers authority or other entity designated or created by a political subdivision relating to energy development projects, and any other political subdivision or public corporation in the state. See California Insurance Code 1191.1
  • public agency: means every governmental subdivision, every district, every public and quasi-public corporation, every public agency and public service corporation and every town, city, county, city and county and municipal corporation, whether incorporated or not and whether chartered or not. See California Insurance Code 771.1
  • public body: means any county, city and county, city, municipal corporation, political subdivision, public district, public corporation or public authority, or any agency of any thereof, but does not include the federal government or any federal department or agency, this state, an adjoining state or any state department or agency. See California Insurance Code 1560.14
  • Public body: means the county, city, city and county, public district, public authority, public corporation, nonprofit corporation or other statutorily constituted public entity which is authorized to issue bonds. See California Insurance Code 1300
  • public body: means any county, city, district, or any other political subdivision of the State. See California Insurance Code 1451
  • 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 1580
  • 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 1597
  • 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 1602
  • Public building: means a building owned and occupied, or leased and occupied, by the state, a county, a city, a city and county, or a California community college district. See California Insurance Code 1814
  • Public corporation: means the state, any political subdivision thereof, any incorporated municipality therein, any public agency of the state, of any political subdivision thereof, or of any municipality therein, or any corporate municipal instrumentality of this state, or of this state and one or more other states. See California Insurance Code 1850.5
  • Public employee: means any person employed by any public agency, including employees of the fire departments and fire services of counties, cities, cities and counties, districts, and other political subdivisions of the state, excepting those persons elected by popular vote or appointed to office by the Governor of this state. See California Insurance Code 771.1
  • Public employee: means an employee of a state agency or an employee of a county or city. See California Insurance Code 1814
  • 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 1734.5
  • Public facilities: includes public improvements, public services, and community amenities. See California Insurance Code 922.31
  • public leaseback: means any lease by a public body of all or any part of a public project where the lease is between such public body as lessee and an issuer as lessor and the lease is executed before the public project is acquired, constructed or completed. See California Insurance Code 1560.17
  • 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 1396
  • public project: means any land, structure, facility or equipment or other personal property, the acquisition, construction or completion of which is to be financed by securities of an issuer if any of the payments of principal of and interest on such securities is to be paid by such issuer from funds derived from rental or other payments which any one or more public bodies has agreed to pay to such issuer under a public leaseback. See California Insurance Code 1560.16
  • Public purchase: means a purchase by means of competitive bids of goods, services, or materials by the state or any of its political subdivisions or public agencies on whose behalf the Attorney General may bring an action pursuant to subdivision (c) of Section 16750 of the Business and Professions Code. See California Insurance Code 1177
  • Public purchasing body: means the state or the subdivision or agency making a public purchase. See California Insurance Code 1177
  • 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 1601
  • 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 1591
  • Public use: means a use for which real property may be acquired by eminent domain. See California Insurance Code 1734.5
  • Public utility: includes every public utility and every business which is a commission regulated subsidiary or commission regulated affiliate of a public utility. See California Public Utilities Code 1821
  • public work: means the construction of any bridge, road, street, highway, ditch, canal, dam, tunnel, excavation, building or structure within the State by day's labor or force account. See California Insurance Code 1877.2
  • public works: means :

    California Labor Code 1720

  • Public works projects: means acquisition and improvement of sites, construction, modification, and alteration of public buildings, airports, water supply systems (including when incidental to a public works project (1) highways, streets, bridges, and other street and highway structures, and (2) plan preparation and equipment), and publicly owned and operated facilities, including but not limited to sewage treatment and disposal plants and sanitary facilities. See California Insurance Code 1080
  • Public-private partnership: means a cooperative arrangement between the public and private sectors, built on the expertise of each partner, that best meets the city's needs through the appropriate allocation of resources, risks, and rewards for the purposes of, and, including, but not limited to, studying, planning, designing, constructing, developing, financing, operating, maintaining, or any combination thereof, the project. See California Insurance Code 1396
  • pupil: means individuals with exceptional needs as defined in Section 56026 of the Education Code. See California Insurance Code 1687
  • Purchasing alliance: means a non-risk-bearing entity issued a certificate of registration pursuant to this chapter to provide health benefits through multiple unaffiliated participating carriers to multiple participating employers, small employers and their employees within this state as authorized by the commissioner. See California Insurance Code 10810
  • qualified: means one of the following:

    California Insurance Code 1758.7

  • Qualified property: means property that is rangeland, grazing land, or grassland and is used or is suitable for grazing. See California Education Code 32310
  • Qualified United States financial institution: means an institution that meets all of the following criteria:

    California Public Utilities Code 1759

  • Quarantine: as used in this chapter , means the strict confinement, upon the private premises of the owner, under restraint by leash, closed cage, or paddock, of all animals specified in the order of the department. See California Labor Code 1741.1
  • Rabies: as used in this chapter , includes rabies, and any other animal disease dangerous to human beings that may be declared by the department as coming under this chapter. See California Labor Code 1741
  • Rating organization: means any organization which has as its primary object or purpose the collecting of loss and expense statistics and other statistical information and data, the making of pure premium rates and those rating plans authorized by Section 11734 for workers' compensation insurance and employer's liability insurance incidental thereto and written in connection therewith and presenting them to the commissioner for approval. See California Insurance Code 11750.1
  • Rating period: means the period for which premium rates established by a carrier are in effect and shall be no less than 12 months from the date of issuance or renewal of the health benefit plan. See California Insurance Code 10755
  • RBC Instructions: means the RBC Report, including risk-based capital instructions adopted by the NAIC, and as the RBC Instructions may be amended by the NAIC from time to time in accordance with the procedures adopted by the NAIC. See California Insurance Code 739
  • RBC Plan: means a comprehensive financial plan containing the elements specified in subdivision (b) of Section 739. See California Insurance Code 739
  • RBC Report: means the report required in Section 739. See California Insurance Code 739
  • Receivership court: means the court in the insolvent or impaired insurer's state having jurisdiction over the conservation, rehabilitation, or liquidation of the insurer. See California Insurance Code 1067.04
  • Reciprocal holding company: means a corporation organized under the laws of this state subject to the General Corporation Law as set forth in the Corporations Code. See California Insurance Code 1560.02
  • Recognized employee organization: means an employee organization that has been recognized by the state as the exclusive representative of the employees in an appropriate unit. See California Insurance Code 779.19
  • Recognized employee organization: means an employee organization which has been formally acknowledged by the public agency as an employee organization that represents employees of the public agency. See California Insurance Code 771.1
  • Reconstruction: means the reconstruction of the real property, or portion thereof, where the property after reconstruction is substantially equivalent to the property prior to damage or destruction. See California Insurance Code 923.5
  • Registered public obligation: means an obligation issued by a public entity pursuant to a system of registration. See California Insurance Code 1557
  • registration fee: means any charge made, or attempted to be made, to an artist for any of the following purposes:

    California Labor Code 1700.2

  • Regulatory Action Level RBC: means the product of 1. See California Insurance Code 739
  • 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 1394
  • Reinsurance intermediary: means a reinsurance intermediary-broker or a reinsurance intermediary-manager. See California Public Utilities Code 1759
  • Reinsurance intermediary-broker: means any person, other than an officer or employee of the ceding insurer, firm, association, or corporation that solicits, negotiates, or places reinsurance cessions or retrocessions on behalf of a ceding insurer without the authority or power to bind reinsurance on behalf of that insurer. See California Public Utilities Code 1759
  • Reinsurance intermediary-manager: means any person, firm, association, or corporation that has authority to bind, or manages all or part of the assumed reinsurance business of, a reinsurer (including the management of a separate division, department, or underwriting office) and acts as an agent for the reinsurer whether known as a reinsurance intermediary-manager, manager, or other similar term. See California Public Utilities Code 1759
  • Reinsurer: means any person, firm, association, or corporation admitted in this state as an insurer with the authority to assume reinsurance. See California Public Utilities Code 1759
  • Rental agreement: means any written agreement for the terms and conditions governing the use of a storage space provided by a self-service storage company. See California Insurance Code 1758.791
  • Rental agreement: means any written agreement setting forth the terms and conditions governing the use of a vehicle provided by the rental car company. See California Insurance Code 1758.89
  • Rental car agent: means a person or organization licensed pursuant to this article to offer insurance in connection with and incidental to rental car agreements on behalf of an insurer authorized to write those types of insurance in this state. See California Insurance Code 1758.89
  • Rental car company: means any person in the business of renting vehicles to the public. See California Insurance Code 1758.89
  • Renter: means any person who obtains the use of storage space from a self-service storage company under the terms of a rental agreement. See California Insurance Code 1758.791
  • Renter: means any person who obtains the use of a vehicle from a rental car company under the terms of a rental agreement. See California Insurance Code 1758.89
  • Replacement coverage: means the benefits provided by a succeeding carrier. See California Insurance Code 10128.1
  • representative: means any of the following:

    California Labor Code 3362.5

  • Resident: means any individual who lives in California for at least 90 consecutive days. See California Labor Code 3503
  • Resident: means a person to whom a contractual obligation is owed and who resides in this state on the date of entry of a court order that determines a member insurer to be an impaired insurer or a court order that determines a member insurer to be an insolvent insurer. See California Insurance Code 1067.04
  • Residential development: means a project containing residential dwellings, including mobilehomes, of one or more units or a subdivision of land for the purpose of constructing one or more residential dwelling units. See California Insurance Code 685.1
  • Residents: means any person defined in Section 19 who is resident within the meaning of Section 30. See California Insurance Code 1620.2
  • 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 1620.6
  • retrospective commission arrangement: means an arrangement having as its purpose the retention by the insurer of a fixed proportion of the gross premiums, or gross premiums plus policy fees with the balance of the premiums, or premiums plus policy fees, retained by the producer of the business, who assumes to pay therefrom all losses, all subordinate commissions, loss adjustment expenses and his profit, if any, with other provisions of the arrangement auxiliary or incidental to such purpose. See California Insurance Code 995
  • Revitalization project: means a physical improvement to real property funded by the authority. See California Insurance Code 1874.86
  • Rights in surplus: includes rights of subscribers to a distribution of surplus in liquidation or conservation of the insurer under this code, or in a dissolution or winding up. See California Insurance Code 1560.02
  • Risk adjusted employee risk rate: means the rate determined for an eligible employee of a small employer in a particular risk category after applying the risk adjustment factor. See California Insurance Code 10755
  • Risk adjustment factor: means the percent adjustment to be applied equally to each standard employee risk rate for a particular small employer, based upon any expected deviations from standard claims. See California Insurance Code 10755
  • Risk category: means the following characteristics of an eligible employee: age, geographic region, and family size of the employee, plus the benefit plan design selected by the small employer. See California Insurance Code 10755
  • San Francisco Harbor Improvement Fund: means the fund now existing in the State Treasury and created by Section 1706. See California Insurance Code 10123.22
  • seasonal labor: means all labor performed by any person hired in this State to perform services outside of this State for a period greater than one month, where the wages are to be paid in this State, not at fixed intervals, but at the termination of such employment. See California Labor Code 250
  • securities: means any bonds, notes, warrants or other evidences of indebtedness and the interest coupons, if any, attached thereto, issued or proposed to be issued in an aggregate principal amount of five hundred thousand dollars ($500,000) or more by any issuer to finance a public project. See California Insurance Code 1560.15
  • Security: has the meaning specified in Section 25019 of the Corporations Code. See California Insurance Code 1330
  • self-funded: means a multiple employer welfare arrangement that undertook at all times and for a continuous period of five years to reimburse health benefit costs incurred by covered persons pursuant to the benefits and coverages provided by their plan exclusively from plan assets. See California Insurance Code 742.215
  • Self-service storage agent: means a person or organization licensed pursuant to this article to offer insurance in connection with, and incidental to, rental agreements on behalf of an insurer authorized to write the types of insurance specified in Section 1758. See California Insurance Code 1758.791
  • Self-service storage facility: means a person or organization engaged in the business of providing leased or rented storage space to the public. See California Insurance Code 1758.791
  • Service region: means that portion of the state, designated by the commissioner pursuant to regulations as described in this chapter in which each purchasing alliance must fairly and affirmatively offer, market, and sell all of the health benefit plan designs offered through the purchasing alliance that are sold or offered to a small employer to all small employers. See California Insurance Code 10810
  • Significant financial hardship: means either that the customer cannot afford, without undue hardship, to pay the costs of effective participation, including advocate's fees, expert witness fees, and other reasonable costs of participation, or that, in the case of a group or organization, the economic interest of the individual members of the group or organization is small in comparison to the costs of effective participation in the proceeding. See California Public Utilities Code 1802
  • Small business: means a business as defined in Part 24 of Title 49 of the Code of Federal Regulations. See California Insurance Code 1734.5
  • Small employer: means either of the following:

    California Insurance Code 10700

  • Small employer: means either of the following:

    California Insurance Code 10755

  • social service transportation: means transportation services provided by private nonprofit organizations or individuals to either individuals who are senior citizens or individuals or groups of individuals who have special transportation needs because of physical or mental conditions and supported in whole or in part by funding from private or public agencies. See California Insurance Code 11580.1
  • 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 1620.6
  • Standard employee risk rate: means the rate applicable to an eligible employee in a particular risk category in a small employer group. See California Insurance Code 10755
  • State: means the state or any department, agency, board, commission, or authority of the state. See California Insurance Code 1325
  • State: means a state, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and a United States possession, territory, or protectorate. See California Insurance Code 1067.04
  • State: as used in this chapter , has the same meaning as set forth in Section 900. See California Labor Code 354
  • State agency: as used in this chapter , means any state agency defined in Section 11000, which is authorized to enter into contracts and shall include, but not be limited to, the Department of Public Works, the Department of Water Resources, the Department of General Services, the Trustees of the California State University, and the Board of Regents of the University of California. See California Insurance Code 1202
  • State agency: means any public entity created by statute within the Resources Agency. See California Education Code 32310
  • state agency: includes every state office, officer, department, division, bureau, board, and commission. See California Government Code 11000
  • State employee: means any civil service employee of the state, and the teaching staff of schools under the jurisdiction of the State Department of Education or the Superintendent of Public Instruction, except managerial employees, confidential employees, supervisory employees, employees of the Department of Human Resources, professional employees of the Department of Finance engaged in technical or analytical state budget preparation other than the auditing staff, professional employees in the Personnel/Payroll Services Division of the Controller's office engaged in technical or analytical duties in support of the state's personnel and payroll systems other than the training staff, employees of the Legislative Counsel Bureau, employees of the Bureau of State Audits, employees of the office of the Inspector General, employees of the board, conciliators employed by the California State Mediation and Conciliation Service, employees of the Office of the State Chief Information Officer except as otherwise provided in Section 11546. See California Insurance Code 779.19
  • State of California: as used in this chapter includes those state agencies, boards, and commissions as may be designated by law that employ civil service employees, except the University of California, Hastings College of the Law, and the California State University. See California Insurance Code 791.10
  • State or local government: means the state, any department, agency, board, commission, or authority of the state, or any city, city and county, county, public district, public corporation, authority, agency, board, commission, or other public entity. See California Insurance Code 1311
  • state tax: includes a local tax which is administered or collected by a state agency. See California Insurance Code 1730.6
  • Stock holding company: means a corporation authorized to issue one or more classes of capital stock, the corporate purposes of which include holding all of the voting stock in an insurer that has been converted from a domestic reciprocal insurer into a stock insurer in proceedings under this article in which a reciprocal holding company is formed. See California Insurance Code 1560.02
  • Stop-loss insurance policy: means a policy, contract, certificate, or statement of coverage between a stop-loss insurer and small employer providing individual or aggregate stop-loss insurance coverage, or both, or any other assumption of risk, to a small employer for the liability the small employer incurs related to the covered health claims of its employees and their dependents. See California Insurance Code 10752
  • Stop-loss insurer: means an insurance company providing individual or aggregate stop-loss insurance coverage, or both, or any other assumption of risk, to a small employer for the health claims it incurs for its employees and their dependents. See California Insurance Code 10752
  • Storage space: means a room, unit, locker, or open space offered for rental to the public for temporary storage of personal belongings or light commercial goods. See California Insurance Code 1758.791
  • Structured settlement annuity: means an annuity purchased in order to fund periodic payments for a plaintiff or other claimant in payment for, or with respect to, personal injury suffered by the plaintiff or other claimant. See California Insurance Code 1067.04
  • Student body organization: means any student organization under supervision of the educational institution or its officers. See California Education Code 32220
  • Subscriber: means a person who, by the records of the domestic reciprocal insurer and its rules and regulations, is deemed to be a holder of a subscriber's interest in the domestic reciprocal insurer. See California Insurance Code 1560.02
  • Substantial contribution: means that, in the judgment of the commission, the customer's presentation has substantially assisted the commission in the making of its order or decision because the order or decision has adopted in whole or in part one or more factual contentions, legal contentions, or specific policy or procedural recommendations presented by the customer. See California Public Utilities Code 1802
  • supervisor: means any individual having the authority, in the interest of the employer, to hire, transfer, suspend, lay off, recall, promote, discharge, assign, reward, or discipline other employees, or the responsibility to direct them, or to adjust their grievances, or effectively to recommend such action, if, in connection with the foregoing, the exercise of such authority is not of a merely routine or clerical nature, but requires the use of independent judgment. See California Public Utilities Code 99351
  • Supervisory employee organization: means an organization that represents members who are supervisory employees under subdivision (g) of Section 3513. See California Insurance Code 791.10
  • Surplus deposits of subscribers: as used in this chapter , means amounts, over and above any premium charges, which are contributed by subscribers and which are used for the purpose of funding the surplus of a reciprocal or interinsurance exchange. See California Insurance Code 1374.1
  • surplus line advisory organization: shall mean the organization authorized to perform the duties delegated by the commissioner under this chapter and to exercise the authority incidental thereto. See California Public Utilities Code 1706
  • Temporary enclosure: means a structure used to restrict a pet, including, but not limited to, a crate or cage, that does not provide for the effective separation of a pet from the pet's waste products. See California Labor Code 1779
  • Third-party administrator: means the company contracted by the purchasing alliance to provide administrative services for the purchasing alliance and that is licensed to provide those services by the department pursuant to Section 1759. See California Insurance Code 10810
  • Time of sale: means the calendar date the retail purchaser removed the bird from the premises of the pet shop following the retail sale of that bird. See California Labor Code 4409
  • Total Adjusted Capital: means the sum of:

    California Insurance Code 739

  • Transact: means , for the purposes of this article, the following activities when engaged in by a travel retailer:

    California Insurance Code 1753

  • 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 1620.6
  • Travel insurance: means insurance coverage for personal risks incidental to planned travel, including one or more of the following:

    California Insurance Code 1753

  • Travel retailer: means a business organization that makes, arranges, or offers travel services and may offer and disseminate travel insurance as a service to its customers on behalf of and under the direction of a limited lines travel insurance agent. See California Insurance Code 1753
  • Trend Test Calculation: include d in the RBC Instructions defined in subdivision (i). See California Insurance Code 739
  • two-way communication devices: include , but are not necessarily limited to, telephones, intercoms, walkie-talkies, or portable radios. See California Education Code 32226
  • Unallocated annuity contract: means an annuity contract or group annuity certificate which is not issued to and owned by an individual, except to the extent of any annuity benefits guaranteed to an individual by an insurer under the contract or certificate. See California Insurance Code 1067.04
  • Uncertificated registered public obligation: means a registered public obligation which is not represented by an instrument. See California Insurance Code 1557
  • 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
  • unfair labor practice: means any unfair labor practice specified in Chapter 4 (commencing with Section 1153) of this part. See California Public Utilities Code 99351
  • Unweaned bird: means any bird that requires hand-feeding or animal assistance to sustain at least 90 percent of its own weight for at least two weeks. See California Labor Code 4409
  • vehicle: means a motor vehicle operated by a driver who is not required to possess a commercial driver's license to operate the motor vehicle and the motor vehicle is either of the following:

    California Insurance Code 1758.89

  • Vendor: means any person or entity, including, but not limited to, a broker, agent, aviary, or breeder, who sells birds directly to the retail purchaser at a bird mart or at a swap meet as defined in Section 21661 of the Business and Professions Code. See California Labor Code 4409
  • Verify: means to assess the extent to which the computer model mimics reality. See California Public Utilities Code 1821
  • Violation: means the failure of a reinsurance intermediary, or an insurer or reinsurer for whom the reinsurance intermediary was acting, to comply with any provision of this chapter. See California Public Utilities Code 1759
  • Voting security: shall include any security convertible into or evidencing a right to acquire a voting security. See California Insurance Code 1215
  • Voting stock: means securities of any class or any ownership interest having voting power for the election of directors, trustees, or management of a person, other than securities having voting power only because of the occurrence of a contingency. See California Insurance Code 1560.02
  • Wages: includes all amounts for labor performed by employees of every description, whether the amount is fixed or ascertained by the standard of time, task, piece, commission basis, or other method of calculation. See California Labor Code 200
  • Weaned: means a bird that does not require hand-feeding or animal assistance to sustain at least 90 percent of its own weight following the time of sale, notwithstanding any illness or injury. See California Labor Code 4409
  • Western Blot Assay: means an assay which uses reagents consisting of HIV antigens separated by polyacrylamide-gel electrophoresis and then transferred to nitro-cellulose paper to detect antibodies to the human immunodeficiency virus. See California Insurance Code 799.01
  • Working capital: means moneys to be used by, or on behalf of, a participating health institution to pay or prepay maintenance or operation expenses or any other costs that would be treated as an expense item, under generally accepted accounting principles, in connection with the ownership or operation of a health facility, including, but not limited to, reserves for maintenance or operation expenses, interest for not to exceed one year on any loan for working capital made pursuant to this part, and reserves for debt service with respect to, and any costs necessary or incidental to, that financing. See California Insurance Code 1065.6
  • Worksite: means either of the following:

    California Insurance Code 1171.5