Sections
Division 1 PRELIMINARY PROVISIONS 23500 – 23520
Division 2 FIREARM SAFETY DEVICES, GUN SAFES, AND RELATED WARNINGS 23620 – 23690
Division 3 DISGUISED OR MISLEADING APPEARANCE 23800 – 24790
Division 4 STORAGE OF FIREARMS 25000 – 25225
Division 4.5 LOST OR STOLEN FIREARMS 25250 – 25275
Division 5 CARRYING FIREARMS 25300 – 26405
Division 6 SALE, LEASE, OR TRANSFER OF FIREARMS 26500 – 28490
Division 7 MANUFACTURE OF FIREARMS 29010 – 29184
Division 8 MISCELLANEOUS RULES RELATING TO FIREARMS GENERALLY 29300 – 29535
Division 9 SPECIAL FIREARM RULES RELATING TO PARTICULAR PERSONS 29610 – 30165
Division 10 SPECIAL RULES RELATING TO PARTICULAR TYPES OF FIREARMS OR FIREARM EQUIPMENT 30210 – 33690
Division 11 FIREARM IN CUSTODY OF COURT OR LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY OR SIMILAR SITUATION 33800 – 34010
Division 12 MISCELLANEOUS DUTIES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 34200 – 34370

Terms Used In California Codes > Penal Code > Part 6 > Title 4

  • Access: means the ability to receive, use, select, and manipulate data and operate controls included in voting technology and systems. See California Government Code 19780
  • Acquisition: means the acquisition of a fee interest or any other interest in real property including easements, leases and development rights. See California Government Code 18654.5
  • act: as used in this division , means the Improvement Bond Act of 1915. See California Penal Code 18780
  • Age: refers to the chronological age of any individual who has reached a 40th birthday. See California Government Code 31644
  • Agency: means the prosecutor, the probation department, and the regional center involved in a particular defendant's case. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 6480.2
  • Agency head: means the individual responsible for the overall operations of a state agency. See California Government Code 31652
  • Alternative payment program: means a local government agency or nonprofit organization that has contracted with the department pursuant to Section 8220. See California Education Code 8208
  • Alternative payments: includes payments that are made by one child care agency to another agency or child care provider for the provision of child care and development services, and payments that are made by an agency to a parent for the parent's purchase of child care and development services. See California Education Code 8208
  • ammunition: includes , but is not limited to, any bullet, cartridge, magazine, clip, speed loader, autoloader, or projectile capable of being fired from a firearm with a deadly consequence. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 30176.1
  • ammunition vendor: means any person, firm, corporation, or other business enterprise that holds a current ammunition vendor license issued pursuant to Section 30385. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 30176.2
  • Applicant or contracting agency: means a school district, community college district, college or university, county superintendent of schools, county, city, public agency, private nontax-exempt agency, private tax-exempt agency, or other entity that is authorized to establish, maintain, or operate services pursuant to this chapter. See California Education Code 8208
  • application to purchase: means either of the following:

    California Revenue and Taxation Code 30178.1

  • Area of continual excavation: means a location where excavation is part of the normal business activities of agricultural operations and flood control facilities. See California Penal Code 20590
  • assault weapon: means the following designated semiautomatic firearms:

    California Penal Code 30510

  • Attendance: means the number of children present at a child care and development facility. See California Education Code 8208
  • Authority: means the Community Revitalization and Investment Authority created pursuant to this division. See California Insurance Code 1874.86
  • Authority: means the California Educational Facilities Authority created by this chapter or any board, body, commission, department, or officer succeeding to the principal functions of the authority or to whom the power conferred upon the authority by this chapter is given by law. See California Education Code 94110
  • ballistics identification system: includes , but is not limited to, any automated image analysis system that is capable of storing firearm ballistic markings and tracing those markings to the firearm that produced them. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 30179
  • basic firearms safety certificate: means a certificate issued before January 1, 2003, by the Department of Justice pursuant to former Article 8 (commencing with Section 12800) of Chapter 6 of Title 2 of Part 4, as that article read at any time from when it became operative on January 1, 1992, to when it was repealed on January 1, 2003. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 30179.1
  • BB device: means any instrument that expels a projectile, such as a BB or a pellet, through the force of air pressure, gas pressure, or spring action, or any spot marker gun. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 30180
  • Board: means the Wildlife Conservation Board created pursuant to Article 2 (commencing with Section 1320) of Chapter 4 of Division 2 of the Fish and Game Code. See California Government Code 31696.1
  • Board: means the Wildlife Conservation Board. See California Government Code 18654.5
  • board: means the State Public Works Board, and "director" means Director of General Services. See California Government Code 31884
  • Board: means the California Underground Facilities Safe Excavation Board. See California Penal Code 20590
  • board: means the California Victim Compensation Board. See California Government Code 31654
  • Board: as used in this article , means the Board of Administration of the Public Employees' Retirement System. See California Government Code 31882
  • Board: means the Voting Modernization Board, established pursuant to Section 19256. See California Government Code 18652
  • board of supervisors: means the board of supervisors of the county within which the city or territory is situated. See California Government Code 14857
  • bona fide evidence of majority and identity: means a document issued by a federal, state, county, or municipal government, or subdivision or agency thereof, including, but not limited to, a motor vehicle operator's license, state identification card, identification card issued to a member of the armed forces, or other form of identification that bears the name, date of birth, description, and picture of the person. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 30186
  • Bond: means bonds, notes, debentures, securities, or other evidences of indebtedness of the authority issued pursuant to this chapter. See California Education Code 94110
  • Bond: means a state general obligation bond issued pursuant to this article adopting the provisions of the State General Obligation Bond Law. See California Government Code 18652
  • Bond act: means this article authorizing the issuance of state general obligation bonds and adopting the State General Obligation Bond Law by reference. See California Government Code 18652
  • Building: means a building owned and occupied, or leased and occupied, by the state. See California Penal Code 26805
  • 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
  • camouflaging firearm container: means a container that meets all of the following criteria:

    California Revenue and Taxation Code 30188

  • cane gun: means any firearm mounted or enclosed in a stick, staff, rod, crutch, or similar device, designed to be, or capable of being used as, an aid in walking, if the firearm may be fired while mounted or enclosed therein. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 30190
  • CCW: means "carry concealed weapons. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 30193
  • chamber load indicator: means a device that plainly indicates that a cartridge is in the firing chamber. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 30202
  • Changes: as used in this chapter shall include corrections, alterations, modifications, additions, omissions, increases or decreases. See California Penal Code 26585
  • child: means a person under 18 years of age. See California Penal Code 25000
  • Child care and development programs: means those programs that offer a full range of services for children from infancy to 13 years of age, for any part of a day, by a public or private agency, in centers and family child care homes. See California Education Code 8208
  • 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

  • Closedown costs: means reimbursements for all approved activities associated with the closing of operations at the end of each growing season for migrant child development programs only. See California Education Code 8208
  • Cognitive Developmental Disability: means any of the following:

    California Revenue and Taxation Code 6480.2

  • Commission: means the California Transportation Commission. See California Government Code 31681.55
  • commission: means the California Transportation Commission. See California Government Code 14002.5
  • commissioner: includes a commissioner who is employed pursuant to Section 2124. See California Penal Code 27130
  • Committee: means the Voting Modernization Finance Committee, established pursuant to Section 19253. See California Government Code 18652
  • compensation: means the remuneration paid out of funds controlled by the employer in payment for the member's services performed during normal working hours or for time during which the member is excused from work because of any of the following:

    California Penal Code 27310

  • complementary health premium: means the additional premium paid by retired members whose health insurance premiums are paid under Section 21264 and whose allowances fall below the premium required to continue the health benefit plan coverage provided by their employers. See California Penal Code 27130
  • Conservation easement: means a conservation easement, as defined by Section 815. See California Government Code 31696.1
  • consultant-evaluator: means a consultant or evaluator who, in the course of that person's profession is loaned firearms from a person licensed pursuant to Chapter 44 (commencing with Section 921) of Title 18 of the United States Code and the regulations issued pursuant thereto, for research or evaluation, and has a current certificate of eligibility issued pursuant to Section 26710. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 30205
  • contestant: means any person initiating an election contest. See California Education Code 89571
  • cooperative bargaining association: means a farmer association which is organized and functioning pursuant to Chapter 1 (commencing with Section 54001) of this division, for the purpose of group bargaining between its producer members and the first handler or processor, with respect to the sale of any agricultural commodity except milk, cotton, or cottonseed. See California Penal Code 29805
  • 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
  • Costs: as used in this article , means direct costs only in the administration and enforcement of this division at places other than places operated by retail merchants, as that term is described in Section 56161. See California Penal Code 30615
  • costs incurred by the county: means all costs, except normal salaries and expenses, incurred by the county in bringing to trial or trials, including the trial or trials of, a person or persons for the offense of homicide, including costs, except normal salaries and expenses, incurred by the district attorney in investigation and prosecution, by the sheriff in investigation, by the public defender or court-appointed attorney or attorneys in investigation and defense, and all other costs, except normal salaries and expenses, incurred by the county in connection with bringing the person or persons to trial including the trial itself, which include extraordinary expenses for such services as witness fees and expenses, court-appointed expert witness fees and expenses, reporter fees, and costs in preparing transcripts. See California Government Code 18521
  • creed: include all aspects of religious belief, observance, and practice, including religious dress and grooming practices. See California Government Code 31644
  • Defect: means any flaw in the hardware or documentation of a voting system that could result in a state of unfitness for use or nonconformance to the manufacturer's specifications or applicable law. See California Government Code 19771.5
  • Defendant: means that person whose election or nomination is contested or those persons receiving an equal and highest number of votes, other than the contestant, where, in other than primary elections, the body canvassing the returns declares that no one person has received the highest number of votes for the contested office. See California Education Code 89571
  • Delta: means the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta. See California Government Code 18654.5
  • Department: means any entity created by statute within the Natural Resources Agency and authorized to hold title to land, or the Natural Resources Agency. See California Government Code 31696.1
  • Department: means the Department of Water Resources. See California Government Code 18654.5
  • Department: means the Department of Fair Employment and Housing. See California Government Code 31643
  • department: means the Department of General Services. See California Government Code 32040
  • Department: means the Department of Transportation. See California Government Code 31681.55
  • department: refer to the Director and Department of Finance, respectively, unless the context otherwise requires. See California Government Code 13001
  • Department: means the Department of Transportation. See California Government Code 14002.5
  • Department: as used in this part , means the Department of Housing and Community Development. See California Military and Veterans Code 432
  • Department: means the Department of Human Resources. See California Government Code 19815
  • Designated nonprofit organization: means a nonprofit organization qualified under Section 501(c)(3) of Title 26 of the United States Code that has as a principal purpose the conservation of land and water resources and that is designated by a local government or a department to accept property pursuant to this division in lieu of the local government or a department. See California Government Code 31696.1
  • Development: includes , but is not limited to the physical improvement of real property including the construction of facilities or structures. See California Government Code 18654.5
  • director: refer to the Department of General Services and the Director of General Services, respectively, unless the context otherwise requires. See California Government Code 31911
  • Director: means the Director of Transportation. See California Government Code 14002.5
  • Director: means the Director of the Department of Human Resources. See California Government Code 19815
  • directors: means natural persons, designated in the articles or bylaws or elected by the incorporators, and their successors and natural persons designated, elected, or appointed by any other name or title to act as members of the governing body of the corporation. See California Government Code 31781.11
  • Discrimination: includes refusal to sell, rent, or lease housing accommodations. See California Government Code 31646.1
  • Diversion-related treatment and habilitation: means , but is not limited to, specialized services or special adaptations of generic services, directed toward the alleviation of cognitive developmental disability or toward social, personal, physical, or economic habilitation or rehabilitation of an individual with a cognitive developmental disability, and includes, but is not limited to, diagnosis, evaluation, treatment, personal care, day care, domiciliary care, special living arrangements, physical, occupational, and speech therapy, training, education, sheltered employment, mental health services, recreation, counseling of the individual with this disability and of his or her family, protective and other social and sociolegal services, information and referral services, follow-along services, and transportation services necessary to ensure delivery of services to persons with cognitive developmental disabilities. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 6480.2
  • Division: means the Public Safety Communications Division established by this part. See California Government Code 18525.1
  • Division: means the Division of Labor Relations. See California Government Code 19815
  • domestic violence: means abuse perpetrated against any of the following persons:

    California Revenue and Taxation Code 30213

  • Donee: means any of the following:

    California Government Code 31696.1

  • Donor: means a property owner that donates, or submits an application to donate, property pursuant to the program. See California Government Code 31696.1
  • drop safety requirement for handguns: means that at the conclusion of the firing requirements for handguns described in Section 31905, the same certified independent testing laboratory shall subject the same three handguns of the make and model for which certification is sought, to the following test:

    California Penal Code 31900

  • Dual agency diversion: means a treatment and habilitation program developed with court approval by the regional center, administered jointly by the regional center and by the probation department, that is individually tailored to the needs of the defendant as derived from the defendant's individual program plan pursuant to Section 4646 of the Welfare and Institutions Code, and that includes, but is not limited to, treatment specifically addressed to the criminal offense charged, for a specified period of time as prescribed in Section 1001. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 6480.2
  • Elections official: means the county elections official, registrar of voters, or city clerk. See California Government Code 18535
  • Employee: as used in this part , does not include any of the following:

    California Military and Veterans Code 433

  • Employee housing: as used in this part , means any portion of any housing accommodation, or property upon which a housing accommodation is located, if all of the following factors exist:

    California Military and Veterans Code 436

  • Enforcement agency: as used in this part , means the Department of Housing and Community Development, or any city, county, or city and county which has assumed responsibility for the enforcement of this part, pursuant to Section 17050. See California Military and Veterans Code 435
  • 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 explosives in any of the following ways: grading, trenching, digging, ditching, drilling, augering, tunneling, scraping, cable or pipe plowing and driving, or any other way. See California Penal Code 20590
  • excavator: means any person, firm, contractor or subcontractor, owner, operator, utility, association, corporation, partnership, business trust, public agency, or other entity that, with their, or his or her, own employees or equipment performs any excavation. See California Penal Code 20590
  • Exempted from the taxes imposed by this part: as used in this article , means, in case of the sales tax, exempted from the computation of the amount of tax imposed. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 6351
  • Failure: means a discrepancy between the external results of the operation of any software or firmware in a voting system and the manufacturer's product requirements for that software or firmware or applicable law. See California Government Code 19771.5
  • Family child care home education network: means an entity organized under law that contracts with the department pursuant to Section 8245 to make payments to licensed family child care home providers and to provide educational and support services to those providers and to children and families eligible for state-subsidized child care and development services. See California Education Code 8208
  • Fault: means a step, process, or data definition in any software or firmware in a voting system that is incorrect under the manufacturer's program specification or applicable law. See California Government Code 19771.5
  • field crop products: includes grain crops, dry bean crops, seeds, forage crops, fiber crops, and other field crops and the manufactured products and byproducts of such field crops. See California Penal Code 32005
  • film: includes , but is not limited to, feature motion pictures, video recordings, television motion pictures, commercials, and stills. See California Government Code 32337
  • final settlement pay: means pay or cash conversions of employee benefits that are in excess of compensation earnable, that are granted or awarded to a member in connection with, or in anticipation of, a separation from employment. See California Penal Code 27345
  • firearm: includes the frame or receiver of the weapon:

    California Revenue and Taxation Code 30222

  • firearm safety certificate: means a certificate issued by the Department of Justice pursuant to Sections 31610 to 31700, inclusive, or pursuant to former Article 8 (commencing with Section 12800) of Chapter 6 of Title 2 of Part 4, as that article was operative at any time from January 1, 2003, until it was repealed by the Deadly Weapons Recodification Act of 2010. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 30224
  • firearm safety device: means a device other than a gun safe that locks and is designed to prevent children and unauthorized users from firing a firearm. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 30225
  • firearm transaction record: is a record containing the same information referred to in subdivision (a) of Section 478. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 30241
  • firing requirement for handguns: means a test in which the manufacturer provides three handguns of the make and model for which certification is sought to an independent testing laboratory certified by the Attorney General pursuant to Section 32010. See California Penal Code 31905
  • flechette dart: means a dart, capable of being fired from a firearm, that measures approximately one inch in length, with tail fins that take up approximately five-sixteenths of an inch of the body. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 30243
  • Four-year-old children: means children who will have their fourth birthday on or before the date specified of the fiscal year in which they are enrolled in a California state preschool program, as follows:

    California Education Code 8208

  • Fresh Pursuit: includes close pursuit and hot pursuit. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 3772
  • functional consolidation: means the transfer, from one local agency to another, of both of the following: (1) the responsibility for providing a program or a service to an area within the jurisdiction of the transferring agency and (2) the responsibility for levying a property tax rate within such area to pay the cost of such service or program. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 2305
  • Fund: means the Voting Modernization Fund, created pursuant to subdivision (b) of Section 19254. See California Government Code 18652
  • Genetic information: includes any request for, or receipt of, genetic services, or participation in clinical research that includes genetic services, by an individual or any family member of the individual. See California Government Code 31644
  • Governmental reorganization: includes those boundary adjustments of local agencies which are not subject to the provisions of Chapter 6. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 2295
  • group or class of employment: means a number of employees considered together because they share similarities in job duties, work location, collective bargaining unit, or other logical work-related grouping. See California Penal Code 27345
  • gun safe: means a locking container that fully contains and secures one or more firearms, and that meets the standards for gun safes adopted pursuant to Section 23650. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 30263
  • gunsmith: means any person who is licensed as a dealer pursuant to Chapter 44 (commencing with Section 921) of Title 18 of the United States Code and the regulations issued pursuant thereto, who is engaged primarily in the business of repairing firearms, or making or fitting special barrels, stocks, or trigger mechanisms to firearms, or the agent or employee of that person. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 30265
  • handgun: means any pistol, revolver, or firearm capable of being concealed upon the person. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 30266
  • handgun ammunition: means ammunition principally for use in pistols, revolvers, and other firearms capable of being concealed upon the person, notwithstanding that the ammunition may also be used in some rifles. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 30281
  • handgun ammunition designed primarily to penetrate metal or armor: means any ammunition, except a shotgun shell or ammunition primarily designed for use in a rifle, that is designed primarily to penetrate a body vest or body shield, and has either of the following characteristics:

    California Revenue and Taxation Code 30281.5

  • handgun safety certificate: means a certificate issued by the Department of Justice pursuant to Sections 31610 to 31700, inclusive, or pursuant to former Article 8 (commencing with Section 12800) of Chapter 6 of Title 2 of Part 4, as that article was operative at any time from January 1, 2003, until it was repealed by the Deadly Weapons Recodification Act of 2010. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 30282
  • Health benefits trust: means the California Association of Highway Patrolmen Health Benefits Trust, the Peace Officers Research Association of California Health Benefits Trust, the California Correctional Peace Officers Association Health Benefits Trust, or a self-funded plan administered by the board under this part. See California Penal Code 27805
  • Health services: include , but are not limited to, all of the following:

    California Education Code 8208

  • Housing accommodation: means any building, structure, or portion thereof that is occupied as, or intended for occupancy as, a residence by one or more families and any vacant land that is offered for sale or lease for the construction thereon of any building, structure, or portion thereof intended to be so occupied. See California Government Code 31646.1
  • immediate family member: means either of the following relationships:

    California Revenue and Taxation Code 30285

  • Immediate vicinity: means the area within a distance of 100 feet from the room or rooms in which the voters are signing the roster and casting ballots. See California Government Code 18535
  • individual: means a natural person. See California Education Code 8340.2
  • insurance fund: means the California Housing Loan Insurance Fund, which is hereby created. See California Probate Code 16326
  • internal control: means a process, including a continuous built-in component of operations, effected by a state agency's oversight body, management, and other personnel that provide reasonable assurance that the state agency's objectives will be achieved. See California Government Code 31651
  • large-capacity magazine: means any ammunition feeding device with the capacity to accept more than 10 rounds, but shall not be construed to include any of the following:

    California Revenue and Taxation Code 30302

  • legislative body: means board of trustees, city council, or other governing body of a city. See California Government Code 14856
  • licensed gun show producer: means a person who has been issued a certificate of eligibility by the Department of Justice pursuant to Section 27200. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 30315
  • Livestock: means any cattle, sheep, swine, goat, or horse, mule, or other equine. See California Education Code 8223
  • Livestock servicer: means any individual, corporation, partnership, joint venture, cooperative, association or any other organization or entity which provides livestock services. See California Education Code 8223
  • Livestock services: means any and all grazing, feeding, boarding, general care, which includes animal health services, obtained or provided by the livestock servicer, or his employee, transportation or other services rendered by a person to livestock for the owner of livestock, or for any person acting by or under the owner's authority. See California Education Code 8223
  • Local agency: means a city, county, city and county, school district, or special district. See California Penal Code 20590
  • local agency: means any city, county, city and county, district, or other subdivision of the state, or any independent instrumentality thereof. See California Penal Code 26525
  • 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
  • Local government: means any city, county, city and county, or any district, as defined in Section 5902 or in Division 26 (commencing with Section 35100), or any joint powers authority made up of one or more of those entities or those entities and departments. See California Government Code 31696.1
  • locked container: means a secure container that is fully enclosed and locked by a padlock, keylock, combination lock, or similar locking device. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 30351
  • long-gun safe: means a locking container designed to fully contain and secure a rifle or shotgun, which has a locking system consisting of either a mechanical combination lock or an electronic combination lock that has at least 1,000 possible unique combinations consisting of a minimum of three numbers, letters, or symbols per combination, and is not listed on the roster maintained pursuant to Section 23655. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 30354
  • machinegun: means any weapon that shoots, is designed to shoot, or can readily be restored to shoot, automatically more than one shot, without manual reloading, by a single function of the trigger. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 30354.5
  • magazine disconnect mechanism: means a mechanism that prevents a semiautomatic pistol that has a detachable magazine from operating to strike the primer of ammunition in the firing chamber when a detachable magazine is not inserted in the semiautomatic pistol. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 30355
  • malfunction: means a failure to properly feed, fire, or eject a round, or failure of a pistol to accept or eject the magazine, or failure of a pistol's slide to remain open after the magazine has been expended. See California Penal Code 31905
  • Materials: includes articles and supplies. See California Penal Code 25545
  • mayor: includes president of the legislative body. See California Government Code 14858
  • Medical condition: means either of the following:

    California Government Code 31644

  • Mental disability: includes , but is not limited to, all of the following:

    California Government Code 31644

  • Monitoring: means the activities management establishes and operates to assess the quality of performance over time and promptly resolve the findings of audits and other reviews. See California Government Code 31651
  • motor vehicle: as used in this part , shall have the meanings ascribed to them in Sections 415 and 670 of the Vehicle Code. See California Water Code 12670.3
  • mountainous lands: means all lands, irrespective of their angle of slope or other natural or manmade terrain features, within the territory of the conservancy that lie above the floor of the Coachella Valley, if there is no alluvial fan, or that lie above any alluvial fan extending onto the valley floor, as more specifically set forth in that certain map entitled "Coachella Valley Mountainous Lands Map" and dated ____ __, 1999, and placed on file with the Secretary of State, which map is hereby incorporated in this subdivision by this reference. See California Government Code 31672.2
  • multiburst trigger activator: means either of the following:

    California Revenue and Taxation Code 30357

  • municipal improvement: includes bridges, waterworks, water rights, sewers, light and power works or plants, buildings for municipal uses, wharves, breakwaters, jetties, seawalls, schoolhouses, fire apparatus, street work, and other works, property, or structures necessary or convenient to carry out the objects, purposes, and powers of the city. See California Penal Code 30610
  • National emergency: as used in this part means any period in which the United States is at war prior to the declaration by the Governor of a state military emergency. See California Government Code 18540.1
  • natural community conservation lands: means all lands within the territory of the conservancy, the preservation of which is necessary to implement a natural community conservation plan that has been approved by the Department of Fish and Game pursuant to Chapter 10 (commencing with Section 2800) of Division 3 of the Fish and Game Code. See California Government Code 31672.2
  • Nonmember: as used in this article , means the spouse or former spouse, or child or other dependent as ordered by the court, of a member, who as a result of petitioning the court for the division of community property, has been awarded a distinct and separate account reflecting specific credited service and accumulated contributions. See California Government Code 31685.1
  • Nonvisual: means synthesized speech, braille, and other output methods that do not require sight. See California Government Code 19780
  • Notice: includes all papers and orders required to be served in any proceedings before any court, board, or officer, or when required by law to be served independently of such proceeding. See California Government Code 26660
  • Noxious weed seed: means the seed or propagule of any species of noxious weed, as defined in Section 5004. See California Penal Code 32430
  • Office: means the Office of Emergency Services. See California Government Code 18525.1
  • oil sump: is a ny open depression or basin in the ground, whether manmade or natural, which contains oil or a combination of oil and water. See California Government Code 32265
  • Operator: means any person, corporation, partnership, business trust, public agency, or other entity that owns, operates, or maintains a subsurface installation. See California Penal Code 20590
  • 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
  • Participant: means an employee, annuitant, or family member who is a member of a health benefits trust and who is injured by, or due to the actions or inactions of, a third person, and includes any other person to whom a claim accrues by reason of the injury or death of the employee, annuitant, or family member. See California Penal Code 27805
  • participating college: means a private college that participates with the authority in undertaking the financing and construction or acquisition of a project and does not restrict the admission of a student based on his or her race or ethnicity, provided that the financing does not violate Section 5 of Article XVI of the California Constitution or the establishment clause of the First Amendment to the United States Constitution. See California Education Code 94110
  • Participating nonprofit entity: means an entity within the meaning of paragraph (3) of subsection (c) of Section 501 of Title 26 of the United States Code that, pursuant to this chapter for the purpose of owning student, faculty, or staff housing, as approved by, and for participation with, the authority, undertakes the financing and construction or acquisition of student, faculty, or staff housing, on real property owned or leased by the entity, for the benefit of a public college, public university, or participating private college. See California Education Code 94110
  • Payrate: means the normal monthly rate of pay or base pay of the member paid in cash to similarly situated members of the same group or class of employment for services rendered on a full-time basis during normal working hours, pursuant to publicly available pay schedules. See California Penal Code 27345
  • Peace officer: means any peace officer or member of any duly organized State, county, or municipal peace unit or police force of another State. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 3772
  • Pension board: as used in this article , means the board of retirement. See California Government Code 31884
  • Permanent single-family employee housing: as used in this part , means single-family detached dwellings, mobilehomes, as defined in Section 18008, manufactured homes, as defined in Section 18007, or factory-built housing, as defined in Section 19971, constructed and maintained in accordance with applicable state or federal laws, including required permits and inspections. See California Military and Veterans Code 439
  • Person: includes one or more individuals, partnerships, associations, corporations, limited liability companies, legal representatives, trustees, trustees in bankruptcy, and receivers or other fiduciaries. See California Government Code 31643
  • Person: as used in this part , includes any natural person, firm, association, organization, partnership, business trust, company, joint stock company, corporation, limited liability company, joint venture, or other organizations of persons. See California Military and Veterans Code 438
  • person: means any natural person, corporation, partnership, limited liability company, firm, association, or governmental entity. See California Education Code 8340.2
  • personal firearm importer: means an individual who meets all of the following criteria:

    California Revenue and Taxation Code 30364

  • Persons and families of low or moderate income: includes very low income households, as defined in Section 50105, extremely low income households, as defined in Section 50106, and lower income households as defined in Section 50079. See California Probate Code 5612
  • Physical disability: includes , but is not limited to, all of the following:

    California Government Code 31644

  • 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 area: means territory included within a community revitalization and investment area. See California Insurance Code 1874.86
  • pretrial diversion: means the procedure of postponing prosecution either temporarily or permanently at any point in the judicial process from the point at which the accused is charged until adjudication. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 6487.1
  • Private college: means an institution for higher education other than a public college, situated within the state and that, by virtue of law or charter, is a nonprofit private or independent degree-granting educational institution that is regionally accredited and empowered to provide a program of education beyond the high school level. See California Education Code 94110
  • Process: includes all writs, warrants, summons, and orders of courts of justice, or judicial officers. See California Government Code 26660
  • Produced: includes mined and manufactured. See California Penal Code 25545
  • Production: means the activity of making a film for commercial or noncommercial purposes on property owned by a county, city, or city and county, or on private property within the jurisdiction of a county, city, or city and county. See California Government Code 32337
  • Program: means the Natural Heritage Preservation Tax Credit Program authorized by this division. See California Government Code 31696.1
  • Program director: means a person who, pursuant to Sections 8244 and 8360. See California Education Code 8208
  • prohibited area: means any place where it is unlawful to discharge a weapon. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 30367
  • Project: means a dormitory or an educational facility, faculty or staff housing, or any combination thereof, or any function concerning student loans, or interests in student loans, as determined by the authority. See California Education Code 94110
  • Property: means any real property, and any perpetual interest therein, including land, conservation easements, and land containing water rights, as well as water rights. See California Government Code 31696.1
  • Protection: means those actions necessary to prevent harm or damage to persons, property or natural resources or those actions necessary to allow the continued use and enjoyment of property or natural resources and includes acquisition, development, restoration, preservation and interpretation. See California Government Code 18654.5
  • Public agency: as used in this chapter , includes the State, its various commissions, boards and departments and any county, city, district or state agency authorized to enter into contracts for public work. See California Penal Code 25625
  • Public entity: as used in this part , means the state, county, city, city and county, district, public authority, public agency, municipal corporation, or any other political subdivision or public corporation in the state. See California Public Utilities Code 95131
  • Purchase: means the purchase, loan, or transfer of a firearm. See California Penal Code 28150
  • Purchase: means the purchase, loan, or transfer of a firearm. See California Penal Code 28200
  • Purchaser: means the purchaser or transferee of a firearm or the person being loaned a firearm. See California Penal Code 28150
  • Purchaser: means the purchaser or transferee of a firearm or the person being loaned a firearm. See California Penal Code 28200
  • record: means any item, collection, or grouping of information about an individual or business entity. See California Education Code 8340.2
  • Redemption amount: means the total amount which would be necessary to redeem tax-defaulted property at the time an election is made to pay delinquent taxes in installments under this article. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 4216
  • Regional center: means a regional center for the developmentally disabled established under the Lanterman Developmental Disabilities Services Act that is organized as a private nonprofit community agency to plan, purchase, and coordinate the delivery of services that cannot be provided by state agencies to developmentally disabled persons residing in a particular geographic catchment area, and that is licensed and funded by the State Department of Developmental Services. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 6480.2
  • Regional notification center: means a nonprofit association or other organization of operators of subsurface installations that provides advance warning of excavations or other work close to existing subsurface installations, for the purpose of protecting those installations from damage, removal, relocation, or repair. See California Penal Code 20590
  • required number: means :

    California Revenue and Taxation Code 4839.1

  • Resident-employment housing: as used in this part , means apartment houses, hotels, motels, or dwellings, where living quarters are provided for five or more employees employed in the management, maintenance, or operation of an apartment house, hotel, motel, or dwellings. See California Military and Veterans Code 434
  • responsible adult: means a person at least 21 years of age who is not prohibited by state or federal law from possessing, receiving, owning, or purchasing a firearm. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 30383
  • Restoration: means the improvement of physical structures or facilities and, in the case of natural systems and landscape features includes, but is not limited to, projects for the control of erosion, the control and elimination of exotic species, prescribed burning, fuel hazard reduction, fencing out threats to existing or restored natural resources, road elimination, and other plant and wildlife habitat improvement to increase the natural system value of the property. See California Government Code 18654.5
  • Revitalization project: means a physical improvement to real property funded by the authority. See California Insurance Code 1874.86
  • safety: is a utomatically applied by the pistol, this feature shall not be defeated. See California Penal Code 31900
  • Sale: means the sale, loan, or transfer of a firearm. See California Penal Code 28150
  • Sale: means the sale, loan, or transfer of a firearm. See California Penal Code 28200
  • Secretary: means the Secretary of the Natural Resources Agency. See California Government Code 31696.1
  • secretary: refer to the Transportation Agency and the Secretary of Transportation, respectively, unless the context otherwise requires. See California Government Code 31664.65
  • secretary: refer to the Labor and Workforce Development Agency and the Secretary of Labor and Workforce Development, respectively, unless the context otherwise requires. See California Government Code 18570
  • Secretary: means the Secretary of Transportation. See California Government Code 14002.5
  • secure facility: means that the facility satisfies all of the following:

    California Penal Code 29141

  • Seller: means , if the transaction is being conducted pursuant to Chapter 5 (commencing with Section 28050), the person selling, loaning, or transferring the firearm. See California Penal Code 28200
  • Services: means the application, from an aircraft, of chemicals, seeds, or fertilizers. See California Penal Code 25612
  • Sex: includes , but is not limited to, the following:

    California Government Code 31644

  • Sexual orientation: means heterosexuality, homosexuality, and bisexuality. See California Government Code 31644
  • short-barreled rifle: means any of the following:

    California Revenue and Taxation Code 30407

  • short-barreled shotgun: means any of the following:

    California Revenue and Taxation Code 30421

  • Single agency diversion: means a treatment and habilitation program developed with court approval by the regional center, administered solely by the regional center without involvement by the probation department, that is individually tailored to the needs of the defendant as derived from the defendant's individual program plan pursuant to Section 4646 of the Welfare and Institutions Code, and that includes, but is not limited to, treatment specifically addressed to the criminal offense charged, for a specified period of time as prescribed in Section 1001. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 6480.2
  • Site supervisor: means a person who, regardless of his or her title, has operational program responsibility for a child care and development program at a single site. See California Education Code 8208
  • Standard reimbursement rate: means that rate established by the Superintendent pursuant to Section 8265. See California Education Code 8208
  • Startup costs: means those expenses an agency incurs in the process of opening a new or additional facility before the full enrollment of children. See California Education Code 8208
  • State: means any State of the United States and the District of Columbia. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 3772
  • state agencies: means every state office, officer, department, division, bureau, board, and commission and the California State University and the Regents of the University of California. See California Government Code 32265
  • State agency: means every entity included in subdivision (a) of Section 11000 and the California State University. See California Government Code 31652
  • State agency: as used in this chapter does not include educational institutions. See California Government Code 32210
  • State agency: means every state agency, department, division, bureau, board, or commission. See California Penal Code 20590
  • state agency: means a state agency, as defined pursuant to Section 11000, the Legislature, the Supreme Court and the courts of appeal, and each California Community College campus and each campus of the California State University and the University of California. See California Penal Code 26805
  • state agency: includes every state office, officer, department, division, bureau, board, and commission. See California Government Code 11000
  • State Board: means the State Water Resources Control Board. See California Government Code 18654.5
  • State employee: means an employee of a state agency. See California Penal Code 26805
  • State military emergency: as used in this part , means an emergency declared and terminable by the Governor by proclamation during, but not limited to, such times as the United States is conscripting personnel for service in the armed forces. See California Government Code 18540.2
  • Student loan: means a loan having terms and conditions acceptable to the authority that is made to finance or refinance the costs of attendance at a private college or a public college and that is approved by the authority, if the loan is originated pursuant to a program that is approved by the authority. See California Education Code 94110
  • Subsurface installation: means any underground pipeline, conduit, duct, wire, or other structure, except nonpressurized sewerlines, nonpressurized storm drains, or other nonpressurized drain lines. See California Penal Code 20590
  • supplies: includes goods, wares, merchandise, and manufactures. See California Penal Code 25590
  • Supplies: means supplies used by an agricultural aircraft operator in performing services. See California Penal Code 25612
  • Support services: means those services that, when combined with child care and development services, help promote the healthy physical, mental, social, and emotional growth of children. See California Education Code 8208
  • Tax: as used in this part , except in Chapters 4 (commencing with Section 32151) and 5 (commencing with Section 32201), means the excise tax imposed by this part on beer or wine or on distilled spirits. See California Welfare and Institutions Code 654.1
  • taxes: includes assessments. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 3771
  • taxes: includes all taxes and assessments and annual installments of assessments charged on the roll, except for the following:

    California Revenue and Taxation Code 4186

  • taxes: includes assessments collected at the same time and in the same manner as county taxes. See California Water Code 12616
  • taxing agency: includes a county treasurer acting as trustee for a reclamation district and the "governing body" of a taxing agency includes such a county treasurer acting with the consent of the board of trustees of the reclamation district. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 3772
  • Teacher: means a person with the appropriate permit issued by the Commission on Teacher Credentialing who provides program supervision and instruction that includes supervision of a number of aides, volunteers, and groups of children. See California Education Code 8208
  • Third party: means any tortfeasor or alleged tortfeasor against whom the participant asserts a claim for injury or death. See California Penal Code 27805
  • Three-year-old children: means children who will have their third birthday on or before the date specified of the fiscal year in which they are enrolled in a California state preschool program, as follows:

    California Education Code 8208

  • Ticket: means an excavation location request issued a number by the regional notification center. See California Penal Code 20590
  • Tolerance zone: means 24 inches on each side of the field marking placed by the operator in one of the following ways:

    California Penal Code 20590

  • unconventional pistol: means a firearm with both of the following characteristics:

    California Revenue and Taxation Code 30457.1

  • Underutilization: means having a statistically significant, smaller percentage of persons of a group in an occupation or at a level in a state agency than would reasonably be expected by their percentage representation in the relevant labor force. See California Penal Code 26040
  • undetectable firearm: means any weapon that meets either of the following requirements:

    California Revenue and Taxation Code 30457.2

  • United States: means the United States of America, and includes any Territory or insular possession of the United States. See California Penal Code 25545
  • unsafe handgun: means any pistol, revolver, or other firearm capable of being concealed upon the person, for which any of the following is true:

    California Penal Code 31910

  • Voting system: means any voting machine, voting device, or vote tabulating device that does not use prescored punch card ballots. See California Government Code 18652
  • wallet gun: means any firearm mounted or enclosed in a case, resembling a wallet, designed to be or capable of being carried in a pocket or purse, if the firearm may be fired while mounted or enclosed in the case. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 30458.4
  • wholesaler: means any person who is licensed as a dealer pursuant to Chapter 44 (commencing with Section 921) of Title 18 of the United States Code and the regulations issued pursuant thereto, who sells, transfers, or assigns firearms, or parts of firearms, to persons who are licensed as manufacturers, importers, or gunsmiths pursuant to Chapter 44 (commencing with Section 921) of Title 18 of the United States Code, or persons licensed pursuant to Sections 26700 to 26915, inclusive, and includes persons who receive finished parts of firearms and assemble them into completed or partially completed firearms in furtherance of that purpose. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 30458.5
  • zip gun: means any weapon or device that meets all of the following criteria:

    California Revenue and Taxation Code 30458.7