Article 1 Monuments
Article 2 County Museums, and Historical Records and Property
Article 2.5 Local Art Galleries and Museums
Article 2.6 County Theatrical Schools and Institutes
Article 3 Parks
Article 4 Municipal Park Control
Article 5 Park and Boulevard Bonds
Article 6 Municipal Park Improvement District Bonds
Article 7 Protection of County Parks

Terms Used In California Codes > Public Resources Code > Division 5 > Chapter 2

  • Adjourn: A motion to adjourn a legislative chamber or a committee, if passed, ends that day's session.
  • Bequest: Property gifted by will.
  • Common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • County: includes city and county. See California Water 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.
  • 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
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • District: as used in this chapter , means a district formed pursuant to this chapter or pursuant to any law which it supersedes. See California Public Resources Code 49000
  • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
  • Executor: A male person named in a will to carry out the decedent
  • 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.
  • land: includes city and town lots and excepts improvements. See California Water Code 25500
  • Legacy: A gift of property made by will.
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Person: means any person, firm, association, organization, partnership, business trust, corporation, limited liability company, or company. See California Water Code 19
  • Pleadings: Written statements of the parties in a civil case of their positions. In the federal courts, the principal pleadings are the complaint and the answer.
  • property: includes property real and personal. See California Civil Code 14
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Rescission: The cancellation of budget authority previously provided by Congress. The Impoundment Control Act of 1974 specifies that the President may propose to Congress that funds be rescinded. If both Houses have not approved a rescission proposal (by passing legislation) within 45 days of continuous session, any funds being withheld must be made available for obligation.
  • State: means the State of California, unless applied to the different parts of the United States. See California Water Code 18
  • Subdivision: means a subdivision of the section in which that term occurs unless some other section is expressly mentioned. See California Water Code 10
  • United States: means the United States of America, and in relation to any particular matter includes the officers, agents, employees, agencies, or instrumentalities authorized to act in relation thereto. See California Water Code 20
  • will: includes codicil. See California Civil Code 14