Chapter 1 General Provisions
Chapter 2 Ordinance of Intention
Chapter 3 Proceeding by Petition
Chapter 4 Proceeding by Election
Chapter 5 Exclusion of Counties Proposed for Inclusion in the District
Chapter 6 Incorporation of the District
Chapter 7 Appointment and Tenure of the Board of Directors
Chapter 8 Organization and Powers of the Board and the Executive Officers
Chapter 9 District Powers
Chapter 10 Duties of District Officers
Chapter 10.5 Claims
Chapter 10.6 Annual Audit of the District
Chapter 11 Taxation for Preliminary District Expenses
Chapter 12 Authority for Issuance and Sale of District Bonds
Chapter 13 Issuance of District Bonds and Disposition of Surplus Proceeds
Chapter 14 Rights of Way for District Works
Chapter 15 Toll Charges
Chapter 16 Disposition and Maintenance of Adequate District Revenues
Chapter 17 Annexation of Territory
Chapter 18 Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District

Terms Used In California Codes > Streets and Highways Code > Division 16 > Part 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.
  • 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.
  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Association: means any corporation organized under this part. See California Education Code 44832
  • 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.
  • Baseline: Projection of the receipts, outlays, and other budget amounts that would ensue in the future without any change in existing policy. Baseline projections are used to gauge the extent to which proposed legislation, if enacted into law, would alter current spending and revenue levels.
  • Benefit corporation: means a corporation organized under the General Corporation Law that has elected to become subject to this part and whose status as a benefit corporation has not been terminated as provided in this part. See California Education Code 44435
  • board: means the board of directors of the district unless the context clearly indicates otherwise. See California Welfare and Institutions Code 14198.1
  • Chambers: A judge's office.
  • City: includes city and county and "incorporated town" but does not include "unincorporated town" or "village. See California Education Code 5092
  • 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 Education Code 5093
  • commission: means the California Transportation Commission. See California Education Code 7054.1
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Concurrent resolution: A legislative measure, designated "S. Con. Res." and numbered consecutively upon introduction, generally employed to address the sentiments of both chambers, to deal with issues or matters affecting both houses, such as a concurrent budget resolution, or to create a temporary joint committee. Concurrent resolutions are not submitted to the President/Governor and thus do not have the force of law.
  • Construction: includes :

    California Education Code 8091

  • contiguous counties: include those counties separated by any of the waters of this State. See California Welfare and Institutions Code 14198.2
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • County: includes city and county. See California Education Code 5091
  • County: includes city and county. See California Education Code 14004.5
  • County: includes "city and county. See California Education Code 94150
  • 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 State Department of Health Services. See California Welfare and Institutions Code 14062
  • Department: means the Department of Transportation of this state. See California Education Code 7053
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • director: means the State Director of Health Services. See California Welfare and Institutions Code 14061
  • Director: means the director of the department. See California Education Code 7054
  • directors: as used in this part , means the board of directors of the district. See California Water Code 1750
  • District: as used in this part , means the Southern California Rapid Transit District. See California Water Code 1745.10
  • district: means a bridge and highway district unless the context clearly indicates otherwise. See California Welfare and Institutions Code 14197.5
  • 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
  • Establish: includes establish, construct, complete, acquire, extend, or reroute. See California Water Code 1380
  • Ex officio: Literally, by virtue of one's office.
  • Existing system: means any transit service or system of a publicly or privately owned public utility situated entirely within Orange County, or at least 75 percent of whose revenue vehicle miles for the preceding calendar year were operated within Orange County, and has been in operation since at least January 1, 1982. See California Water Code 1380
  • 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.
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • Fishery products: includes fish, crustaceans, mollusks, and marine products for human consumption. See California Education Code 44832
  • 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
  • General public benefit: means a material positive impact on society and the environment, taken as a whole, as assessed against a third-party standard, from the business and operations of a benefit corporation. See California Education Code 44435
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • highway: includes bridges, culverts, curbs, drains, and all works incidental to highway construction, improvement, and maintenance. See California Education Code 7056
  • immediate family: means an individual's spouse and minor dependent children and any other person over which the individual has legal control. See California Welfare and Institutions Code 14478
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • maintenance: includes any of the following:

    California Education Code 8070

  • Medi-Cal: means the California Medical Assistance Program. See California Welfare and Institutions Code 14063
  • Member: includes members of associations without capital stock and holders of common stock in associations organized with shares of stock. See California Education Code 44832
  • Minimum status vote: means that:

    California Education Code 44435

  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • 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.
  • Person: includes a corporation as well as a natural person. See California Education Code 17496
  • Person: means any person, firm, partnership, association, corporation, organization, limited liability company, or business trust. See California Education Code 7052
  • Person: means any person, firm, association, organization, partnership, business trust, corporation, limited liability company, or company. See California Education Code 14022.3
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • 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.
  • Private admonition: as used in this article and in Article 3 (commencing with Section 44240) of Chapter 2, is a warning, in writing, to the applicant or credential holder that states in ordinary and concise language the act or omission of the applicant or credential holder and further states that repetition of such act or omission may result in denial, suspension, or revocation of the credential. See California Education Code 44438
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Rapid transit: as used in this part , means the transportation of passengers only and their incidental baggage by means other than by chartered bus, sightseeing bus, taxi, or any other motor vehicle not on an individual passenger fare paying basis, except as otherwise provided in subdivision (b). See California Water Code 1745.11
  • 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.
  • Specific public benefit: includes all of the following:

    California Education Code 44435

  • Spouse: includes "registered domestic partner" as required by Section 297. See California Education Code 94148
  • State: means the State of California, unless applied to the different parts of the United States. See California Education Code 77
  • State: means the State of California, unless applied to the different parts of the United States. See California Education Code 5090
  • State: means the State of California, unless applied to the different parts of the United States. See California Education Code 14022
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Subdivision: means a subdivision of the section in which the term appears unless some other section is expressly mentioned. See California Education Code 17486
  • Subdivision: means a subdivision of the section in which that term occurs unless some other section is expressly mentioned. See California Education Code 5028
  • Subdivision: means a subdivision of the section in which that term occurs unless some other section is expressly mentioned. See California Education Code 14002.05
  • subscription: includes mark when the signer or subscriber can not write, such signer's or subscriber's name being written near the mark by a witness who writes his own name near the signer's or subscriber's name. See California Education Code 94154
  • substantial financial interest: means the ownership of common stock, preferred stock, warrants, options, loans, partnership interests, debt instruments, or other ownership interest, if consisting of, or convertible to, equity investments in an entity contracting with the department under the provisions of this chapter or an entity contracting with a current or proposed contractor doing business with the department under the provisions of this chapter, and such ownership interest in terms of fair market value is not less than the greater of the following:

    California Welfare and Institutions Code 14478

  • Temporary restraining order: Prohibits a person from an action that is likely to cause irreparable harm. This differs from an injunction in that it may be granted immediately, without notice to the opposing party, and without a hearing. It is intended to last only until a hearing can be held.
  • tolls: include tolls, charges, rentals, rates, traffic charges, and other income and revenue actually received or receivable by, or for the account of, the district for the use and operation of equipment, rolling stocks, ferries, properties, and facilities for travel that are constructed, owned, operated, or maintained by the district. See California Welfare and Institutions Code 14199.1
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • 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 Education Code 14022.5
  • water: includes the term "use of water. See California Water Code 1000
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.