Chapter 1 Establishment of Institution for Women
Chapter 2 Administration of Institution
Chapter 3 Prisoners
Chapter 4 Community Treatment Programs
Chapter 5 Gender Responsive Programs
Chapter 6 Sterilization of Inmates

Terms Used In California Codes > Penal Code > Part 3 > Title 2 - IMPRISONMENT OF FEMALE PRISONERS IN STATE INSTITUTIONS

  • Account: when used to mean a contract of deposit of funds between a depositor and a financial institution, includes a checking account, savings account, certificate of deposit, share account, mutual capital certificate, and other like arrangements. See California Probate Code 21
  • 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
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Attorney-in-fact: A person who, acting as an agent, is given written authorization by another person to transact business for him (her) out of court.
  • Board: means the California Integrated Waste Management Board. See California Health and Safety Code 25250.1
  • Board: means the Department of Veterans Affairs. See California Military and Veterans Code 996.973
  • board: means the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 20
  • Bond: means veterans bond, a state general obligation bond issued pursuant to this article adopting the provisions of the State General Obligation Bond Law. See California Military and Veterans Code 996.973
  • City: includes incorporated city, city and county, municipal corporation, municipality, town, and incorporated town. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 14
  • Committee: means the Veterans' Finance Committee of 1943, created by Section 991 of the Military and Veterans Code. See California Military and Veterans Code 996.973
  • Community property: means :

    California Probate Code 28

  • Conservator: includes a limited conservator. See California Probate Code 30
  • contaminated petroleum product: means a product that meets all of the following conditions:

    California Health and Safety Code 25250.1

  • Controller: means the State Controller. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 21
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • county: includes "city and county". See California Penal Code 7
  • County: includes city and county. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 15
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • department: means the Department of Veterans Affairs. See California Military and Veterans Code 690
  • department: means State Department of Health Services. See California Health and Safety Code 20
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • Director: means "State Director of Health Services. See California Health and Safety Code 21
  • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Fund: means the Veterans Farm and Home Building Fund of 1943 created by Section 988 of the Military and Veterans Code. See California Military and Veterans Code 996.973
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Instrument: means a will, a document establishing or modifying a trust, a deed, or any other writing that designates a beneficiary or makes a donative transfer of property. See California Probate Code 45
  • Intestate: Dying without leaving a will.
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • peace officer: signify any one of the officers mentioned in Chapter 4. See California Penal Code 7
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, government or governmental subdivision or agency, business trust, estate, trust, partnership, limited liability company, association, or other entity. See California Probate Code 56
  • Person: means any person, firm, association, organization, partnership, business trust, corporation, limited liability company, or company. See California Health and Safety Code 19
  • person: includes a corporation as well as a natural person. See California Penal Code 7
  • Person: includes any person, firm, partnership, general partner of a partnership, limited liability company, registered limited liability partnership, foreign limited liability partnership, association, corporation, company, syndicate, estate, trust, business trust, or organization of any kind. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 19
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Power of attorney: A written instrument which authorizes one person to act as another's agent or attorney. The power of attorney may be for a definite, specific act, or it may be general in nature. The terms of the written power of attorney may specify when it will expire. If not, the power of attorney usually expires when the person granting it dies. Source: OCC
  • Primary caretaker: as used in this chapter means a parent who has consistently assumed responsibility for the housing, health, and safety of the child prior to incarceration. See California Penal Code 3417
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Property: means anything that may be the subject of ownership and includes both real and personal property and any interest therein. See California Probate Code 62
  • Recycled oil: means any oil that meets all of the following requirements specified in clauses (i) to (iii), inclusive:

    California Health and Safety Code 25250.1

  • 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 domestic partner, as defined in Section 37 of this code, as required by Section 297. See California Probate Code 72
  • State: means the State of California, unless applied to the different parts of the United States. See California Health and Safety Code 23
  • State: includes any state of the United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and any territory or possession subject to the legislative authority of the United States. See California Probate Code 74
  • 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 Penal Code 7
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Trust: includes the following:

    California Probate Code 82

  • Used oil: means all of the following:

    California Health and Safety Code 25250.1

  • Used oil recycling facility: means a facility that reprocesses or re-refines used oil. See California Health and Safety Code 25250.1
  • Used oil transfer facility: means a transfer facility, as defined in subdivision (a) of Section 25123. See California Health and Safety Code 25250.1
  • Will: includes codicil and any testamentary instrument which merely appoints an executor or revokes or revises another will. See California Probate Code 88
  • will: includes codicil. See California Penal Code 7