Article 1 General Provisions
Article 2 Transportation Improvement Program
Article 3 Fiscal Provisions

Terms Used In California Codes > Streets and Highways Code > Division 3 > Chapter 17 - Passenger Rail and Clean Air Bond Act of 1990

  • board: means the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 20
  • City: includes "city and county" and "incorporated town. See California Streets and Highways Code 15
  • Committee: means the Passenger Rail Finance Committee created pursuant to Section 2701. See California Streets and Highways Code 2701.01
  • Construction: includes :

    California Streets and Highways Code 29

  • Controller: means the State Controller. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 21
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • County: includes city and county. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 15
  • Department: means the Department of Transportation. See California Streets and Highways Code 2701.01
  • Director: means the director of the department. See California Streets and Highways Code 21
  • 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.
  • Fund: means the Passenger Rail Bond Fund created pursuant to Section 2701. See California Streets and Highways Code 2701.01
  • highway: includes bridges, culverts, curbs, drains, and all works incidental to highway construction, improvement, and maintenance. See California Streets and Highways Code 23
  • 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.
  • 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 any person, firm, partnership, general partner of a partnership, limited liability company, registered limited liability partnership, foreign limited liability partnership, association, corporation, company, syndicate, estate, trust, business trust, or organization of any kind. See California Revenue and Taxation 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.
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • state: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories, and the words "United States" may include the district and territories. See California Penal Code 7
  • State highway: means any highway which is acquired, laid out, constructed, improved or maintained as a State highway pursuant to constitutional or legislative authorization. See California Streets and Highways Code 24
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • will: includes codicil. See California Penal Code 7