§ 640 The following decorations are authorized for members of the National …
§ 641 A Medal of Valor may be presented to each person who, while an …
§ 642 A Military Cross may be presented to each person who, while an …
§ 642.1 The Order of California may be presented to an officer or enlisted …
§ 642.5 A Memorial Medal may be presented posthumously to any person who, …
§ 643 A Medal of Merit may be presented to each person who, while an …
§ 643.1 A Commendation Medal may be presented to each person who, while an …
§ 643.2 A good conduct medal may be presented to each person who, while an …
§ 643.3 A State Service Ribbon may be presented by the Adjutant General to …
§ 644 A service medal or bar shall be issued for 10 years’ service in the …
§ 644.1 A Federal Service Ribbon may be presented by the Adjutant General to …
§ 645 The Medal of Valor shall be presented by the Governor. The Military …
§ 646 No more thn one Medal of Valor, or one Military Cross, or one Medal …
§ 647 The Adjutant General may hold and conduct competitions and …
§ 648 (a) Except as provided by subdivision (b), decorations …
§ 649 (a) The Adjutant General may adopt, from time to time, any …

Terms Used In California Codes > Military and Veterans Code > Division 3 > Chapter 2

  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Angling: means the taking of, or attempting to take, fish by hook and line with the line held in the hand, or by hook and line with the line attached to a pole or rod which is closely attended or held in the hand in such a manner that the fish voluntarily takes the bait or lure in its mouth. See California Government Code 51915
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • City: includes "city and county" and "incorporated town" but does not include "unincorporated town" or "village. See California Education Code 19429
  • Commission: means the Fish and Game Commission, and "commissioner" means a member of the Fish and Game Commission. See California Government Code 51924
  • County: includes "city and county. See California Education Code 17389
  • County: includes city and county. See California Education Code 19428
  • Day: means calendar day, and "week" means calendar week. See California Government Code 51927
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • department: refer to the Director and Department of Finance, respectively, unless the context otherwise requires. See California Government Code 13001
  • Director: means the Director of Fish and Wildlife. See California Government Code 51929
  • District: means fish and game district. See California Government Code 51929.5
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Fishery: means both of the following:

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  • Juror: A person who is on the jury.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Net: means any gear made of any kind of twine, thread, string, rope, wire, wood, or other materials used for the gilling, entangling, trapping, or impounding of fish. See California Government Code 51937
  • Oath: includes an affirmation or declaration. See California Education Code 17389
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Overfishing: means a rate or level of taking that the best available scientific information, and other relevant information that the commission or department possesses or receives, indicates is not sustainable or that jeopardizes the capacity of a marine fishery to produce the maximum sustainable yield on a continuing basis. See California Government Code 52030
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Person: includes a corporation as well as a natural person. See California Education Code 17389
  • Process: signifies a writ or summons issued in the course of a judicial proceeding. See California Education Code 17389
  • Purchase: means "buy" as defined in Section 24. See California Government Code 51942
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Sheriff: includes marshal. See California Education Code 17389
  • State: includes the District of Columbia and the territories when applied to the different parts of the United States, and the words "United States" may include the district and territories. See California Education Code 17389
  • State: means the State of California, unless applied to the different parts of the United States. See California Education Code 19427
  • state agency: includes every state office, officer, department, division, bureau, board, and commission. See California Government Code 11000
  • Subdivision: means a subdivision of the section in which the term occurs unless some other section is expressly mentioned. See California Education Code 19404
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Take: means hunt, pursue, catch, capture, or kill, or attempt to hunt, pursue, catch, capture, or kill. See California Government Code 51951
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Trial jury: A group of citizens who hear the evidence presented by both sides at trial and determine the facts in dispute. Federal criminal juries consist of 12 persons. Federal civil juries consist of six persons.
  • Verdict: The decision of a petit jury or a judge.
  • Voir dire: The process by which judges and lawyers select a petit jury from among those eligible to serve, by questioning them to determine knowledge of the facts of the case and a willingness to decide the case only on the evidence presented in court. "Voir dire" is a phrase meaning "to speak the truth."
  • war: shall mean : (a) whenever Congress has declared war and peace has not been formally restored. See California Education Code 1000