§ 2700 There is hereby established in the State of California a …
§ 2701 The survey shall organize and monitor the program with the advice of …
§ 2702 The survey shall purchase, install, and maintain instruments in …
§ 2703 The survey shall maintain and service the strong-motion instruments …
§ 2704 It is the intent of the Legislature in enacting this chapter to …
§ 2705 (a) A city, county, and city and county shall collect a fee from …
§ 2705.5 The California Geological Survey shall advise counties and cities as …
§ 2707 The survey, upon the advice of the Seismic Safety Commission, …
§ 2709 Any city or county that has been exempted from the provisions of …
§ 2709.1 (a) No strong-motion instrumentation shall be installed pursuant …

Terms Used In California Codes > Public Resources Code > Division 2 > Chapter 8

  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Beneficiary: A person who is entitled to receive the benefits or proceeds of a will, trust, insurance policy, retirement plan, annuity, or other contract. Source: OCC
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • County: includes "city and county. See California Education Code 1915
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • 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
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Person: includes a corporation as well as a natural person. See California Education Code 17496
  • Person: includes any person, firm, association, organization, partnership, limited liability company, business trust, corporation, or company. See California Education Code 19426
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Probate: Proving a will
  • Proxy voting: The practice of allowing a legislator to cast a vote in committee for an absent legislator.
  • State: means the State of California, unless applied to the different parts of the United States. See California Education Code 77
  • Subdivision: means a subdivision of the section in which the term appears unless some other section is expressly mentioned. See California Education Code 17486
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.