Article 1 General Provisions
Article 2 Administration

Terms Used In California Codes > Streets and Highways Code > Division 3 > Chapter 7 - Federal Aid for Urban Systems

  • 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
  • board: means the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 20
  • Budget authority: Authority provided by law to enter into obligations that will result in outlays of Federal funds. Budget authority may be classified by the period of availability (one-year, multiyear, no-year), by the timing of congressional action (current or permanent), or by the manner of determining the amount available (definite or indefinite).
  • City: includes "city and county" and "incorporated town. See California Streets and Highways Code 15
  • commission: means the California Transportation Commission. See California Streets and Highways Code 22
  • Construction: includes :

    California Streets and Highways Code 29

  • Department: means the Department of Transportation of this state. See California Streets and Highways Code 20
  • Director: means the director of the department. See California Streets and Highways Code 21
  • 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.
  • highway: includes bridges, culverts, curbs, drains, and all works incidental to highway construction, improvement, and maintenance. See California Streets and Highways Code 23
  • 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.
  • knowingly: import s only a knowledge that the facts exist which bring the act or omission within the provisions of this code. See California Penal Code 7
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • newspaper: means a newspaper of general circulation. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 36.5
  • person: includes a corporation as well as a natural person. See California Penal Code 7
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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
  • will: includes codicil. See California Penal Code 7
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.