Article 1 Department of Water Resources
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Article 3 State Water Resources Control Board
Article 4 State Representation on Regional Water Resources Commissions

Terms Used In California Codes > Water Code > Division 1 > Chapter 2 - State Administration Generally

  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • 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.
  • California Register: means the California Register of Historical Resources. See California Public Resources Code 5020.1
  • Commission: means the State Historical Resources Commission. See California Public Resources Code 5020.1
  • Concession: as used in this article , does not include those premises at El Pueblo de Los Angeles State Historic Park which are primarily rented and used for offices, banking, or storage. See California Public Resources Code 5038.3
  • 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.
  • County: includes city and county. See California Water Code 14
  • County: includes "city and county. See California Public Resources Code 14
  • Department: means the Department of Parks and Recreation. See California Public Resources Code 5020.1
  • department: means the Department of Parks and Recreation and "director" means the Director of Parks and Recreation. See California Public Resources Code 5001.1
  • Director: means the Director of Parks and Recreation. See California Public Resources Code 5020.1
  • Folklife: means traditional expressive culture shared within familial, ethnic, occupational, or regional groups and includes, but is not limited to, technical skill, language, music, oral history, ritual, pageantry, and handicraft traditions which are learned orally, by imitation, or in performance, and are generally maintained without benefit of formal instruction or institutional direction. See California Public Resources Code 5020.1
  • Historic district: means a definable unified geographic entity that possesses a significant concentration, linkage, or continuity of sites, buildings, structures, or objects united historically or aesthetically by plan or physical development. See California Public Resources Code 5020.1
  • Historical landmark: means any historical resource which is registered as a state historical landmark pursuant to Section 5021. See California Public Resources Code 5020.1
  • Historical resource: includes , but is not limited to, any object, building, structure, site, area, place, record, or manuscript which is historically or archaeologically significant, or is significant in the architectural, engineering, scientific, economic, agricultural, educational, social, political, military, or cultural annals of California. See California Public Resources Code 5020.1
  • National Register of Historic Places: means the official federal list of districts, sites, buildings, structures, and objects significant in American history, architecture, archaeology, engineering, and culture as authorized by the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966 (16 U. See California Public Resources Code 5020.1
  • Office: means the State Office of Historic Preservation. See California Public Resources Code 5020.1
  • Officer: means the State Historic Preservation Officer. See California Public Resources Code 5020.1
  • Person: means any person, firm, association, organization, partnership, business trust, corporation, limited liability company, or company. See California Water Code 19
  • Point of historical interest: means any historical resource which is registered as a point of historical interest pursuant to Section 5021. See California Public Resources Code 5020.1
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • State: means the State of California, unless applied to the different parts of the United States. See California Water Code 18
  • State Historic Resources Inventory: means the compilation of all identified, evaluated, and determined historical resources maintained by the office and specifically those resources evaluated in historical resource surveys conducted in accordance with criteria established by the office, formally determined eligible for, or listed in, the National Register of Historic Places, or designated as historical landmarks or points of historical interest. See California Public Resources Code 5020.1
  • Subdivision: means a subdivision of the section in which that term occurs unless some other section is expressly mentioned. See California Water Code 10
  • Substantial adverse change: means demolition, destruction, relocation, or alteration such that the significance of an historical resource would be impaired. See California Public Resources Code 5020.1
  • 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