§ 67 Every person who gives or offers any bribe to any executive officer …
§ 67.5 (a) Every person who gives or offers as a bribe to any …
§ 68 (a) Every executive or ministerial officer, employee, or …
§ 69 (a) Every person who attempts, by means of any threat or …
§ 70 (a) Every executive or ministerial officer, employee, or …
§ 70.5 Every commissioner of civil marriages or every deputy commissioner of …
§ 71 (a) Every person who, with intent to cause, attempts to cause, …
§ 72 Every person who, with intent to defraud, presents for allowance or …
§ 72.5 (a) Every person who, knowing a claim seeks public funds for …
§ 73 Every person who gives or offers any gratuity or reward, in …
§ 74 Every public officer who, for any gratuity or reward, appoints …
§ 76 (a) Every person who knowingly and willingly threatens the life …
§ 77 The various provisions of this title, except Section 76, apply to …

Terms Used In California Codes > Penal Code > Part 1 > Title 5

  • Adjourn: A motion to adjourn a legislative chamber or a committee, if passed, ends that day's session.
  • Agreement: includes but is not limited to agreements providing for valuations, appraisals and similar proceedings and agreements between employers and employees or between their respective representatives. See California Government Code 38733
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Award: includes but is not limited to an award made pursuant to an agreement not in writing. See California Government Code 38733
  • board of supervisors: means the board of supervisors of the county within which the city or territory is situated. See California Government Code 16367.8
  • bribe: signifies anything of value or advantage, present or prospective, or any promise or undertaking to give any, asked, given, or accepted, with a corrupt intent to influence, unlawfully, the person to whom it is given, in his or her action, vote, or opinion, in any public or official capacity. See California Education Code 1012
  • City: includes "city and county" and "incorporated town" but does not include "unincorporated town" or "village. See California Education Code 19429
  • Concurrent resolution: A legislative measure, designated "S. Con. Res." and numbered consecutively upon introduction, generally employed to address the sentiments of both chambers, to deal with issues or matters affecting both houses, such as a concurrent budget resolution, or to create a temporary joint committee. Concurrent resolutions are not submitted to the President/Governor and thus do not have the force of law.
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Controversy: means any question arising between parties to an agreement whether such question is one of law or of fact or both. See California Government Code 38733
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Counterclaim: A claim that a defendant makes against a plaintiff.
  • county: includes "city and county". See California Education Code 1012
  • County: includes city and county. See California Education Code 19428
  • 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.
  • Deposition: An oral statement made before an officer authorized by law to administer oaths. Such statements are often taken to examine potential witnesses, to obtain discovery, or to be used later in trial.
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • knowingly: import s only a knowledge that the facts exist which bring the act or omission within the provisions of this code. See California Education Code 1012
  • 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
  • legislative body: means board of trustees, city council, or other governing body of a city. See California Government Code 16367.71
  • mayor: includes president of the legislative body. See California Government Code 16368
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Neutral arbitrator: means an arbitrator who is (1) . See California Government Code 38733
  • Oath: includes an affirmation or declaration. See California Education Code 17389
  • Oath: includes affirmation. See California Education Code 19423
  • Party to the arbitration: means a party to the arbitration agreement:

    California Government Code 38733

  • peace officer: signify any one of the officers mentioned in Chapter 4. See California Education Code 1012
  • Person: includes a corporation as well as a natural person. See California Education Code 17389
  • person: includes a corporation as well as a natural person. See California Education Code 1012
  • Property: includes both personal and real property. See California Education Code 17389
  • property: includes both real and personal property. See California Education Code 1012
  • Public defender: Represent defendants who can't afford an attorney in criminal matters.
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • Spouse: includes "registered domestic partner" as required by Section 297. See California Education Code 17389
  • spouse: includes "registered domestic partner" as required by Section 297. See California Education Code 1012
  • 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: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories, and the words "United States" may include the district and territories. See California Education Code 1012
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Subpoena duces tecum: A command to a witness to produce documents.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Writing: includes printing and typewriting. See California Education Code 17389