§ 5001 (a) The Legislature finds and declares all of the …
§ 5001.1 As used in this division, “department” means the Department of Parks …
§ 5001.2 The director shall promote and regulate the use of the state park …
§ 5001.3 (a) As used in this section:(1) “Event” means a competition …
§ 5001.4 The department may manage state marine reserves, state marine parks, …
§ 5001.5 Whenever any reference is made to the state park system with respect …
§ 5001.6 (a) Notwithstanding Section 5001.95, units of the state park …
§ 5001.65 (a) Commercial exploitation of resources in units of the state …
§ 5001.67 (a) Qualified institutions and individuals shall be encouraged …
§ 5001.7 The landing of aircraft in units of the state park system is subject …
§ 5001.8 (a) The use of motor vehicles in units of the state park system …
§ 5001.9 (a) Any improvement existing within the state park system as of …
§ 5001.95 No state park system unit, other than a state wilderness, a natural …
§ 5001.96 Attendance at state park system units shall be held within limits …
§ 5002 All parks, public camp grounds, monument sites, landmark sites, and …
§ 5002.1 Prior to the classification or reclassification of a unit of the …
§ 5002.2 (a) (1) Following classification or reclassification of a …
§ 5002.3 A public hearing shall be scheduled by the State Park and Recreation …
§ 5002.4 The department shall furnish a copy of the general plan for any unit …
§ 5002.45 (a) Notwithstanding any other provision of this article, upon …
§ 5002.5 The department may accept a gift of title to the Chinese Taoist …
§ 5002.6 (a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, and upon the …
§ 5002.7 (a) The beach bicycle path in the County of Los Angeles, which …
§ 5002.8 (a) For purposes of this section, the following definitions …
§ 5003 The department shall administer, protect, develop, and interpret the …
§ 5003.01 The Legislature hereby finds and declares that the East Bay Regional …
§ 5003.02.1 (a) The Legislature hereby finds and declares that the …
§ 5003.03 (a) It is the intent of the Legislature, in enacting this …
§ 5003.05 Rules and regulations adopted pursuant to Section 5003 shall also …
§ 5003.06 (a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the director may …
§ 5003.1 The Legislature finds and declares that it is in the public interest …
§ 5003.2 Without limiting any statutory powers of the Department of Parks and …
§ 5003.3 The State Park and Recreation Commission shall allow, in accordance …
§ 5003.35 Notwithstanding Section 5003.1, waterfowl hunting shall be allowed at …
§ 5003.4 (a) There shall be provided in each state park in which camping …
§ 5003.5 The department is authorized to provide means of ingress to and …
§ 5003.6 The planning, design, and construction of a boating facility within …
§ 5003.7 (a) For due, owing, and unpaid charges or fees for water, …
§ 5003.8 Notwithstanding any other provision of this code or of law and except …
§ 5003.10 v2 (a) The department may convey, in trust for the development, …
§ 5003.11 (a) Notwithstanding the provisions of Division 3 (commencing …
§ 5003.12 The department may convey, in trust for the development, improvement, …
§ 5003.13 (a) The director may grant, in trust, an easement, subject to an …
§ 5003.14 (a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the director may …
§ 5003.15 The net proceeds of any sale made on behalf of the department …
§ 5003.16 (a) Subject to subdivisions (b) to (f), inclusive, and …
§ 5003.17 (a) The department may lease, for any use, all or any portion of …
§ 5003.18 (a) The director may lease to the City of Los Angeles a parcel, …
§ 5003.19 (a) Notwithstanding the provisions of Division 3 (commencing …
§ 5004 The department shall gather, digest, and summarize, in its annual …
§ 5004.5 (a) The California Youth Soccer and Recreation Development …
§ 5005 (a) The department may receive and accept in the name of the …
§ 5005.01 (a) The Department of Parks and Recreation shall, after …
§ 5005.1 The Department of Parks and Recreation may with approval of the …
§ 5005.3 The department shall identify a site on its lands at the head of …
§ 5005.6 The department has exclusive jurisdiction with respect to property …
§ 5006 (a) The department, with the consent of the Department of …
§ 5006.1 (a) (1) Prior to submitting a proposal pursuant to …
§ 5006.10 v2 (a) The department shall notify the State Parks and Recreation …
§ 5006.15 The department may acquire real property by donation or purchase that …
§ 5006.2 The Director of Parks and Recreation with the consent of the Director …
§ 5006.25 The Director of Parks and Recreation is authorized to convey and …
§ 5006.3 The department shall acquire sites for wayside campgrounds adjacent …
§ 5006.4 (a) The department may acquire, on behalf of the state, a fee or …
§ 5006.41 The department may enter into agreements with the Department of Water …
§ 5006.42 (a) On or before February 1, 2002, the director shall establish …
§ 5006.45 (a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the Director of …
§ 5006.47 (a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the Director of …
§ 5006.48 (a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the Director of …
§ 5006.49 Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the California State …
§ 5006.5 The department, with the consent of the Department of General …
§ 5006.6 The department, with the approval of the Administrator of the …
§ 5006.7 Pursuant to the provisions of Chapter 1.5 (commencing with Section …
§ 5007 (a) It is the intent of the Legislature that the department …
§ 5007.1 (a) Lands purchased or otherwise acquired by the department at …
§ 5007.2 Notwithstanding any other provision of law, a contract for services …
§ 5007.3 (a) In planning, developing, managing, and operating lands …
§ 5007.4 Consistent with the general plan for the unit, the department may …
§ 5007.5 Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the department shall have …
§ 5008 (a) The department shall protect the state park system and the …
§ 5008.1 (a) When it is determined by the director to be in the public …
§ 5008.2 (a) Peace officers and other designated employees of the …
§ 5008.4 Moneys deposited in the State Parks and Recreation Fund pursuant to …
§ 5008.5 In any prosecution charging a violation within any unit of the state …
§ 5008.6 Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the judge before whom any …
§ 5008.7 Every person convicted of a violation of any rule or regulation …
§ 5008.8 After January 1, 1989, every peace officer authorized pursuant to …
§ 5008.10 (a) For purposes of this section, the following definitions …
§ 5009 The State Park Contingent Fund is continued in existence. All moneys …
§ 5009.1 (a) (1) The department may enter into an agreement to …
§ 5009.2 (a) The department may enter into an agreement to accept funds …
§ 5009.3 Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the department may enter …
§ 5010 (a) The department may collect fees, rents, and other returns …
§ 5010.1 (a) All fees, rents, and other returns for the use of any state …
§ 5010.2 The department shall not collect from any group of pupils in …
§ 5010.3 The department may waive all fees for the use, including camping …
§ 5010.4 (a) The department may license, sell, or license and sell, its …
§ 5010.5 The director may authorize the refund of moneys received or collected …
§ 5010.6 (a) For purposes of this section, “subaccount” means the State …
§ 5010.7 (a) The department shall develop a revenue generation program as …
§ 5011 Any person receiving aid to the aged, blind, or disabled under …
§ 5011.5 (a) A veteran of a war in which the United States has been, or …
§ 5011.6 The department may offer a reduced fee or free day use of any unit of …
§ 5011.7 (a) The Legislature finds and declares that the use of …
§ 5012 The department may, upon application by the proper authorities, grant …
§ 5012.1 In any lease, easement, right-of-way, license, or permit entered into …
§ 5012.2 (a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, subsequent to …
§ 5013 The department may acquire, purchase, and obtain objects of …
§ 5014 The Director of Parks and Recreation shall convey to the Hussey Ranch …
§ 5015 (a) In recognition of the late Robert H. Meyer’s many …
§ 5015.5 The Baldwin Hills State Recreation Area is hereby designated and …
§ 5015.6 In recognition of the late Ed Z’berg’s many contributions to the …
§ 5016 In order to eliminate or acquire privately owned lands situated …
§ 5016.1 In order to exchange certain lands patented to the State of …
§ 5016.2 (a) Notwithstanding any other law, the Department of Parks and …
§ 5018 Whenever, after the receipt of a report submitted pursuant to Section …
§ 5018.1 (a) Notwithstanding any other law, the Department of Finance may …
§ 5019 When property is deeded to the State for park or beach purposes, oil …
§ 5019.5 Before any park or recreational area developmental plan is made, the …

Terms Used In California Codes > Public Resources Code > Division 5 > Chapter 1 > Article 1

  • Abstract of judgment: In a federal criminal proceeding, A certification from a U.S. District Court clerk that a judgment of restitution was entered against the defendant owing to the victim. If the defendant inherits, owns, or sells real property or holdings, these assets can then be attached at the state and local levels as well.
  • administrator: means the Director of Employment Development. See California Unemployment Insurance Code 821.3
  • 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.
  • Affirmed: In the practice of the appellate courts, the decree or order is declared valid and will stand as rendered in the lower court.
  • 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.
  • Annuity: A periodic (usually annual) payment of a fixed sum of money for either the life of the recipient or for a fixed number of years. A series of payments under a contract from an insurance company, a trust company, or an individual. Annuity payments are made at regular intervals over a period of more than one full year.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
  • 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.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Bail: Security given for the release of a criminal defendant or witness from legal custody (usually in the form of money) to secure his/her appearance on the day and time appointed.
  • Bankruptcy: Refers to statutes and judicial proceedings involving persons or businesses that cannot pay their debts and seek the assistance of the court in getting a fresh start. Under the protection of the bankruptcy court, debtors may discharge their debts, perhaps by paying a portion of each debt. Bankruptcy judges preside over these proceedings.
  • 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
  • Bequest: Property gifted by will.
  • Case law: The law as laid down in cases that have been decided in the decisions of the courts.
  • City: includes incorporated city, city and county, municipal corporation, municipality, town and incorporated town. See California Unemployment Insurance Code 13
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • County: includes city and county. See California Unemployment Insurance Code 14
  • County: includes "city and county. See California Public Resources Code 14
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • 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.
  • department: means the Department of Parks and Recreation and "director" means the Director of Parks and Recreation. See California Public Resources Code 5001.1
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • Electronic funds transfer: The transfer of money between accounts by consumer electronic systems-such as automated teller machines (ATMs) and electronic payment of bills-rather than by check or cash. (Wire transfers, checks, drafts, and paper instruments do not fall into this category.) Source: OCC
  • employer: means any individual or type of organization, including any partnership, joint venture, association, trust, estate, joint stock company, insurance company, corporation whether domestic or foreign, and the receiver, trustee in bankruptcy, trustee or successor thereof, and the legal representative of a deceased person. See California Unemployment Insurance Code 1058
  • Entitlement: A Federal program or provision of law that requires payments to any person or unit of government that meets the eligibility criteria established by law. Entitlements constitute a binding obligation on the part of the Federal Government, and eligible recipients have legal recourse if the obligation is not fulfilled. Social Security and veterans' compensation and pensions are examples of entitlement programs.
  • 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
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Executor: A male person named in a will to carry out the decedent
  • Fair market value: The price at which an asset would change hands in a transaction between a willing, informed buyer and a willing, informed seller.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Foreclosure: A legal process in which property that is collateral or security for a loan may be sold to help repay the loan when the loan is in default. Source: OCC
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Grantor: The person who establishes a trust and places property into it.
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • joint venture: means a separate employing unit which has been organized by two or more employers to accomplish a contract or project or series of contracts or projects and which is wholly owned by such employers. See California Unemployment Insurance Code 1058
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Nolo contendere: No contest-has the same effect as a plea of guilty, as far as the criminal sentence is concerned, but may not be considered as an admission of guilt for any other purpose.
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.
  • Precedent: A court decision in an earlier case with facts and law similar to a dispute currently before a court. Precedent will ordinarily govern the decision of a later similar case, unless a party can show that it was wrongly decided or that it differed in some significant way.
  • Preliminary hearing: A hearing where the judge decides whether there is enough evidence to make the defendant have a trial.
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • school employer: means the governing board of any school district or community college district, any county board of education, any county superintendent of schools, or any personnel commission of a school district or community college district which has a merit system pursuant to any provision of the Education Code, or any instrumentality of the foregoing, or any instrumentality of more than one of the foregoing, which employs one or more employees. See California Unemployment Insurance Code 821.4
  • 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 Public Resources Code 12.2
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • User fees: Fees charged to users of goods or services provided by the government. In levying or authorizing these fees, the legislature determines whether the revenue should go into the treasury or should be available to the agency providing the goods or services.
  • Verdict: The decision of a petit jury or a judge.
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.
  • Writing: includes any form of recorded message capable of comprehension by ordinary visual means. See California Unemployment Insurance Code 8