Article 1 Adequate Water Service
Article 2 Railroad and Steamboat Police
Article 3 Use of “Spotter” Reports
Article 4 Retirement Fund Investment Losses
Article 5 Women, Minority, Disabled Veteran, and LGBT Business Enterprises

Terms Used In California Codes > Public Utilities Code > Division 4 > Chapter 7 - Miscellaneous Regulations

  • 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.
  • Agency: means the Labor and Workforce Development Agency. See California Labor Code 18.5
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Automated clearinghouse: means any federal reserve bank, or an organization established by agreement with the National Automated Clearing House Association, that operates as a clearinghouse for transmitting or receiving entries between banks or bank accounts and that authorizes an electronic transfer of funds between those banks or bank accounts. See California Insurance Code 45
  • Automated clearinghouse credit: means an automated clearinghouse transaction in which the taxpayer, through its own bank, originates an entry crediting the state's bank account and debiting its own bank account. See California Insurance Code 45
  • Automated clearinghouse debit: means a transaction in which any department of the state, through its designated depository bank, originates an automated clearinghouse transaction debiting the taxpayer's bank account and crediting the state's bank account for the amount of tax. See California Insurance Code 45
  • Casualty broker-agent: means a person licensed pursuant to Section 1625. See California Insurance Code 33.5
  • Catastrophic disaster: means an event that results in large numbers of deaths and injuries. See California Insurance Code 15001
  • City: includes city and county and "incorporated town" but does not include "unincorporated town" or "village. See California Public Utilities Code 19
  • Commission: means the Public Utilities Commission created by Section 1 of Article XII of the California Constitution, and "commissioner" means a member of the commission. See California Public Utilities Code 20
  • Commissioner: means the Insurance Commissioner. See California Insurance Code 14001
  • Commissioner: means the Insurance Commissioner. See California Insurance Code 15001
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • 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 Water Code 14
  • County: includes "city and county. See California Insurance Code 14
  • County: includes city and county. See California Public Utilities Code 18
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Department: means Department of Industrial Relations. See California Labor Code 19
  • Department: means the Department of Insurance. See California Insurance Code 14001
  • Department: means the Department of Insurance. See California Insurance Code 15001
  • 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.
  • Fedwire: means any transaction originated by the taxpayer and utilizing the national electronic payment system to transfer funds through federal reserve banks, pursuant to which the taxpayer debits its own bank account and credits the state's bank account. See California Insurance Code 45
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fund: means the California Water Fund. See California Water Code 12901
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • International funds transfer: means any transaction originated by the taxpayer and utilizing "SWIFT" the international electronic payment system to transfer funds in which the taxpayer debits its own bank account, and credits the funds to a United States bank that credits the state's bank account. See California Insurance Code 45
  • 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.
  • Licensee: means a person licensed under this chapter. See California Insurance Code 14001
  • Licensee: means a person licensed under this chapter. See California Insurance Code 15001
  • Manager: means the individual under whose direction, control, charge, or management the business of a licensee is operated. See California Insurance Code 14001
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Person: means any person, association, organization, partnership, business trust, limited liability company, or corporation. See California Insurance Code 19
  • Person: includes any individual, firm, company, association, organization, partnership, limited liability company, and corporation. See California Insurance Code 14001
  • Person: includes any individual, firm, company, association, organization, partnership, limited liability company, and corporation. See California Insurance Code 15001
  • 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.
  • Project: means any project constructed by a public agency, as defined by Section 12880, by the State, or by the State in co-operation with the Federal Government, for the development, utilization, and distribution of the water resources of the State, including all necessary or convenient property, works, and facilities. See California Water Code 12901
  • Public agency: means any city, county, district or other political subdivision of the state. See California Water Code 12881.2
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Resident: means residing in this State, "nonresident" means not residing in this State. See California Insurance Code 30
  • State: means the State of California, unless applied to the different parts of the United States. See California Water Code 18
  • State: means the State of California, unless applied to the different parts of the United States. See California Insurance Code 28
  • State: means the State of California, unless applied to the different parts of the United States. See California Public Utilities Code 17
  • Subdivision: means a subdivision of the section in which that term occurs unless some other section is expressly mentioned. See California Public Utilities Code 10
  • Surplus line broker: means a person licensed under Section 1765 and authorized to do business under Chapter 6 (commencing with Section 1760) of Part 2 of Division 1. See California Insurance Code 47
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Water company: as used in this article , includes any person, firm, or private corporation engaged in the business of supplying water for domestic use within any city. See California Public Utilities Code 8204