Sections
Chapter 1 Rape, Abduction, Carnal Abuse of Children, and Seduction 261 – 269
Chapter 2 Abandonment and Neglect of Children 270 – 273.75
Chapter 2.5 Spousal Abusers 273.8 – 273.88
Chapter 4 Child Abduction 277 – 280
Chapter 5 Bigamy, Incest, and the Crime Against Nature 281 – 289.6
Chapter 5.5 Sex Offenders 290 – 294
Chapter 6 DNA and Forensic Identification Data Base and Data Bank Act of 1998 295 – 300.4
Chapter 7 Of Crimes Against Religion and Conscience, and Other Offenses Against Good Morals 302 – 310.5
Chapter 7.5 Obscene Matter 311 – 312.7
Chapter 7.6 Harmful Matter 313 – 313.5
Chapter 8 Indecent Exposure, Obscene Exhibitions, and Bawdy and Other Disorderly Houses 314 – 318.6
Chapter 9 Lotteries 319 – 329
Chapter 10 Gaming 330 – 337z
Chapter 10.5 Horse Racing 337.1 – 337.9
Chapter 11 Pawnbrokers 343
Chapter 12 Other Injuries to Persons 346 – 367g
Chapter 13 Crimes Against Elders, Dependent Adults, and Persons with Disabilities 368 – 368.7

Terms Used In California Codes > Penal Code > Part 1 > Title 9

  • Administrator: means the individual designated by the licensee to act on behalf of the licensee in the overall management of the facility. See California Penal Code 1269a
  • agency: means any agency or consortium of agencies. See California Penal Code 13320
  • AIDS: as used in this chapter , means acquired immune deficiency syndrome. See California Penal Code 13519.15
  • Appeals board: means the Occupational Safety and Health Appeals Board, within the department. See California Public Utilities Code 103451
  • Attendance: means the number of children present at a child care and development facility. See California Education Code 8208
  • Blood components: as used in this chapter , means preparations separated from single units of whole blood or prepared for hemapheresis and intended for use as final products for transfusions. See California Penal Code 13519.15
  • Board of supervisors: as used in this part , means the board of supervisors of a county in the San Francisco Bay area. See California Water Code 45907
  • bookkeeping services: means keeping books, making trial balances, preparing statements, making audits, or preparing reports, all as a part of bookkeeping operations, provided that such trial balances, statements, or reports are not issued over the name of such person as having been prepared or examined by a certified public accountant or public accountant. See California Education Code 8340.2
  • Building: as used in this chapter , means any building three stories or more in height, and whether heretofore constructed or hereafter to be constructed, including commercial buildings of all types, office buildings, apartment houses, hotels and buildings used for manufacturing purposes, but excluding dwelling houses occupied by not more than three families, and excluding all buildings constructed with windows that may be, and are, entirely washed and cleaned from inside the building or from a sitting position on the window sill in the manner provided by safety orders issued, or which may be issued from time to time, by the division. See California Public Utilities Code 28959
  • business entity: means a sole proprietorship, partnership, corporation, association or other group, however organized and whether or not organized to operate at a profit, but does not mean a financial institution organized, chartered, or holding a license or authorization certificate under a law of this state or the United States to make loans or extend credit and subject to supervision by an official or agency of this state or the United States, nor the parent of any such financial institution, nor any subsidiary of any such financial institution or parent. See California Education Code 8340.2
  • California state preschool program: means part-day and full-day educational programs for low-income or otherwise disadvantaged three- and four-year-old children. See California Education Code 8208
  • Care and supervision: means the facility assumes responsibility for, or provides or promises to provide in the future, ongoing assistance with activities of daily living without which the resident's physical health, mental health, safety, or welfare would be endangered. See California Penal Code 1269a
  • Caregiver: means a person who provides direct care, supervision, and guidance to children in a child care and development facility. See California Education Code 8208
  • Certified competent conveyance mechanic: means any person who has been determined by the division to have the qualifications and ability of a competent journey-level conveyance mechanic and is so certified by the division in accordance with this chapter. See California Public Utilities Code 28815
  • Certified qualified conveyance company: means any person, firm, or corporation that (1) possesses a valid contractor's license if required by Chapter 9 (commencing with Section 7000) of Division 3 of the Business and Professions Code and (2) is certified as a qualified conveyance company by the division in accordance with this chapter. See California Public Utilities Code 28815
  • Child care and development services: means those services designed to meet a wide variety of needs of children and their families, while their parents or guardians are working, in training, seeking employment, incapacitated, or in need of respite. See California Education Code 8208
  • Children with exceptional needs: means either of the following:

    California Education Code 8208

  • Community care facility: means any facility, place, or building that is maintained and operated to provide nonmedical residential care, day treatment, adult day care, or foster family agency services for children, adults, or children and adults, including, but not limited to, the physically handicapped, mentally impaired, incompetent persons, and abused or neglected children, and includes the following:

    California Penal Code 11080

  • Community crisis home: means a facility certified by the State Department of Developmental Services pursuant to Article 8 (commencing with Section 4698) of Chapter 6 of Division 4. See California Penal Code 11080
  • Control: means the ability to direct the operation or management of the applicant or licensee and includes the ability to exercise control through intermediary or subsidiary entities. See California Penal Code 1269a
  • Conveyance: means any elevator, dumbwaiter, escalator, moving platform lift, stairway chairlift, material lift or dumbwaiter with automatic transfer device, automated people mover, or other equipment subject to this chapter. See California Public Utilities Code 28815
  • Conveyance inspector: means any conveyance safety inspector of the division or other conveyance inspector determined by the division to be qualified pursuant to this chapter. See California Public Utilities Code 28815
  • Cost: includes , but is not limited to, expenditures that are related to the operation of child care and development programs. See California Education Code 8208
  • criminal offender record information: means records and data compiled by criminal justice agencies for purposes of identifying criminal offenders and of maintaining as to each such offender a summary of arrests, pretrial proceedings, the nature and disposition of criminal charges, sentencing, incarceration, rehabilitation, and release. See California Penal Code 13102
  • Department: means the Department of Industrial Relations. See California Public Utilities Code 103451
  • Department: means the State Department of Social Services. See California Penal Code 1269a
  • Director: means the Director of Industrial Relations. See California Public Utilities Code 103451
  • Director: means the Director of Social Services. See California Penal Code 11080
  • Director: means the Director of Social Services. See California Penal Code 1269a
  • directors: as used in this part , means the board of directors of the district. See California Water Code 45920
  • Distribute: means transfer possession of, whether with or without consideration. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 24406.6
  • Distribute: means to transfer possession of, whether with or without consideration. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 24423
  • district: means any of the following:

    California Penal Code 13507

  • District: as used in this part , means the San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District. See California Water Code 45903
  • Division: as used in this part , means the Division of Occupational Safety and Health. See California Public Utilities Code 29045
  • Division: means the Division of Occupational Safety and Health. See California Public Utilities Code 103451
  • Division: means the Division of Occupational Safety and Health. See California Public Utilities Code 28815
  • Elevator: means an installation defined as an "elevator" in ASME A17. See California Public Utilities Code 28815
  • Enhanced behavioral supports home: means a facility certified by the State Department of Developmental Services pursuant to Article 3. See California Penal Code 11080
  • Exhibit: means show. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 24406.6
  • Exhibit: means to show. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 24423
  • Full maintenance service contract: means an agreement by a certified competent conveyance company and the person owning or having the custody, management, or control of the operation of the conveyance, if the agreement provides that the certified competent conveyance company is responsible for effecting repairs necessary to the safe operation of the equipment and will provide services as frequently as is necessary, but no less often than monthly. See California Public Utilities Code 28815
  • Group home: means a residential facility that provides 24-hour care and supervision to children, delivered at least in part by staff employed by the licensee in a structured environment. See California Penal Code 11080
  • Harmful matter: means matter, taken as a whole, which to the average person, applying contemporary statewide standards, appeals to the prurient interest, and is matter which, taken as a whole, depicts or describes in a patently offensive way sexual conduct and which, taken as a whole, lacks serious literary, artistic, political, or scientific value for minors. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 24423
  • HIV: as used in this chapter , means human immunodeficiency virus. See California Penal Code 13519.15
  • individual: means a natural person. See California Education Code 8340.2
  • Individual behavior supports plan: means the plan that identifies and documents the behavior and intensive support and service needs of a consumer and details the strategies to be employed and services to be provided to address those needs, and includes the entity responsible for providing those services and timelines for when each identified individual behavior support will commence. See California Penal Code 11418
  • Individual behavior supports team: means those individuals who develop, monitor, and revise the individual behavior supports plan for consumers residing in an enhanced behavioral supports home, pursuant to subdivision (d) of Section 4684. See California Penal Code 11418
  • Insurer: includes the State Compensation Insurance Fund and any private company, corporation, mutual association, and reciprocal or interinsurance exchange, authorized under the laws of this state to insure employers against liability for compensation under this part and under Division 4 (commencing with Section 3201), and any employer to whom a certificate of consent to self-insure has been issued. See California Public Utilities Code 103451
  • joint powers agency: means any agency, entity, or authority formed pursuant to Article 1 (commencing with Section 6500) of Chapter 5 of Division 7 of Title 1 of the Government Code. See California Penal Code 13507.1
  • Knowingly: means being aware of the character of the matter or live conduct. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 24406.6
  • Knowingly: means being aware of the character of the matter. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 24423
  • license: means a basic permit to operate a community care facility. See California Penal Code 11105.01
  • License: means a basic permit to operate a residential care facility for the elderly. See California Penal Code 1269a
  • Local educational agency: means a school district, a county office of education, a community college district, or a school district acting on behalf of one or more schools within the school district. See California Education Code 8208
  • Maintenance facility or terminal: includes a private business or residence. See California Education Code 8484.75
  • Material alteration: means an alteration as defined in ASME A17. See California Public Utilities Code 28815
  • Matter: means any book, magazine, newspaper, or other printed or written material, or any picture, drawing, photograph, motion picture, or other pictorial representation, or any statue or other figure, or any recording, transcription, or mechanical, chemical, or electrical reproduction, or any other article, equipment, machine, or material. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 24406.6
  • Matter: means any book, magazine, newspaper, video recording, or other printed or written material or any picture, drawing, photograph, motion picture, or other pictorial representation or any statue or other figure, or any recording, transcription, or mechanical, chemical, or electrical reproduction or any other articles, equipment, machines, or materials. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 24423
  • Minor: means any natural person under 18 years of age. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 24423
  • Obscene live conduct: means any physical human body activity, whether performed or engaged in alone or with other persons, including but not limited to singing, speaking, dancing, acting, simulating, or pantomiming, taken as a whole, that to the average person, applying contemporary statewide standards, appeals to the prurient interest and is conduct that, taken as a whole, depicts or describes sexual conduct in a patently offensive way and that, taken as a whole, lacks serious literary, artistic, political, or scientific value. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 24406.6
  • Obscene matter: means matter, taken as a whole, that to the average person, applying contemporary statewide standards, appeals to the prurient interest, that, taken as a whole, depicts or describes sexual conduct in a patently offensive way, and that, taken as a whole, lacks serious literary, artistic, political, or scientific value. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 24406.6
  • Parent: means a biological parent, stepparent, adoptive parent, foster parent, caretaker relative, or any other adult living with a child who has responsibility for the care and welfare of the child. See California Education Code 8208
  • Passenger tramway: includes any method or device used primarily for the purpose of transporting persons by means of cables or ropes suspended between two or more points or structures. See California Public Utilities Code 29010.5
  • Permit: means a document issued by the division that indicates that the conveyance has had the required safety inspection and tests and fees have been paid as set forth in this chapter. See California Public Utilities Code 28815
  • Permit: means a permit issued by the division to operate a passenger tramway in any place. See California Public Utilities Code 29010.5
  • Person: means any individual, partnership, firm, association, corporation, limited liability company, or other legal entity. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 24406.6
  • Person: means any individual, partnership, firm, association, corporation, limited liability company, or other legal entity. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 24423
  • person: means any natural person, corporation, partnership, limited liability company, firm, association, or governmental entity. See California Education Code 8340.2
  • person authorized by law to receive a record: means any person or public agency authorized by a court, statute, or decisional law to receive a record. See California Penal Code 13301
  • Personal activities of daily living: means any of the following: dressing, feeding, toileting, bathing, grooming, and mobility and associated tasks. See California Penal Code 1269a
  • Personal care: means assistance with personal activities of daily living, to help provide for and maintain physical and psychosocial comfort. See California Penal Code 1269a
  • Plasma center: as used in this chapter , means any place where the process of plasmapheresis is conducted, as defined in Section 1025 of Title 17 of the California Code of Regulations and includes a place where leukopheresis or platelet pheresis, or both, is conducted. See California Penal Code 13519.15
  • Public agency: as used in this part , includes the State of California, and any county, city and county, city, district, or other political subdivision or public entity of, or organized under the laws of, this State. See California Water Code 45921
  • Rapid transit: as used in this part , means the transportation of passengers and their incidental baggage by any means. See California Water Code 45905
  • record: means any item, collection, or grouping of information about an individual or business entity. See California Education Code 8340.2
  • Record: means the master local summary criminal history information as defined in subdivision (a) of Section 13300, or a copy thereof. See California Penal Code 13301
  • reorganization: as used in this chapter , shall have the same meaning as that term is defined in Section 368 of the Internal Revenue Code. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 23251
  • Residential care facility for the elderly: means a housing arrangement chosen voluntarily by persons 60 years of age or over, or their authorized representative, where varying levels and intensities of care and supervision, protective supervision, or personal care are provided, based upon their varying needs, as determined in order to be admitted and to remain in the facility. See California Penal Code 1269a
  • Residential facility: means any family home, group care facility, or similar facility determined by the department, for 24-hour nonmedical care of persons in need of personal services, supervision, or assistance essential for sustaining the activities of daily living or for the protection of the individual. See California Penal Code 11080
  • San Francisco Bay area: as used in this part , means the Counties of San Francisco, Marin, Sonoma, Napa, Solano, Contra Costa, Alameda, Santa Clara and San Mateo. See California Water Code 45904
  • Standard reimbursement rate: means that rate established by the Superintendent pursuant to Section 8265. See California Education Code 8208
  • Standards board: means the Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board, within the department. See California Public Utilities Code 103451
  • standards board: means the Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board. See California Public Utilities Code 28815
  • state department: means the State Department of Social Services. See California Penal Code 11080
  • Sundowning: means a condition in which persons with cognitive impairment experience recurring confusion, disorientation, and increasing levels of agitation that coincide with the onset of late afternoon and early evening. See California Penal Code 1269a
  • taxable property: as used in this part , shall not include solvent credits. See California Water Code 45906
  • Temporary permit: means a document issued by the division which permits the use of a noncompliant conveyance by the general public for a limited time while minor repairs are being completed or until permit fees are paid. See California Public Utilities Code 28815
  • terminal: means the location or locations in this state that are designated by a motor carrier, where subject vehicles may be inspected by the department and where vehicle maintenance and inspection records and drivers' records will be made available for inspection. See California Education Code 8484.75
  • wards of the juvenile court: shall include minors who have been found by the juvenile court to be described by Section 601 or 602 of the Welfare and Institutions Code, as well as minors who are described by Section 601 or 602 of the Welfare and Institutions Code who have been diverted from formal juvenile court proceedings. See California Penal Code 11412