Sections
Chapter 1 Court-Appointed Special Advocates 100 – 110
Chapter 2 Juvenile Court Law 200 – 987
Chapter 2.5 Juvenile and Gang Violence Prevention, Detention, and Public Protection Act of 1998 990 – 993
Chapter 3 Institutions for Delinquents 1000 – 1258
Chapter 4 The Interstate Compact for Juveniles 1400 – 1402

Terms Used In California Codes > Welfare and Institutions Code > Division 2 > Part 1

  • Access: means a personal inspection and review of a record or an accurate copy of a record, or receipt of an accurate copy of a record, an oral description or communication of a record or an accurate copy of a record, and a request to release a copy of any record. See California Education Code 49061
  • Adult: means a person 18 years of age or older. See California Welfare and Institutions Code 101
  • board: means and refers to the Youth Authority Board. See California Welfare and Institutions Code 1000.7
  • Board: means the Board of Corrections. See California Welfare and Institutions Code 749.32
  • Bonds: means indebtedness and securities of any kind or class, including bonds, notes, bond anticipation notes, and commercial paper. See California Welfare and Institutions Code 226
  • CASA: means a Court-Appointed Special Advocate. See California Welfare and Institutions Code 101
  • Child: means an individual under 18 years of age. See California Welfare and Institutions Code 18951
  • Child abuse: as used in this chapter means a situation in which a child suffers from any one or more of the following:

    California Welfare and Institutions Code 18951

  • Commission: means the Metropolitan Transportation Commission created by Title 7. See California Welfare and Institutions Code 226
  • commission: means the Student Aid Commission created by this article. See California Education Code 69515
  • County juvenile facilities: means county juvenile halls or camps. See California Welfare and Institutions Code 749.32
  • County placing agency: means the county social service department or county probation department. See California Education Code 49061
  • Court: means the superior court, including the juvenile court. See California Welfare and Institutions Code 101
  • custody: means either legal custody or physical custody of a minor. See California Welfare and Institutions Code 742.12
  • Dependent: means a person described in Section 300. See California Welfare and Institutions Code 101
  • Directory information: means one or more of the following items: pupil's name, address, telephone number, date of birth, email address, major field of study, participation in officially recognized activities and sports, weight and height of members of athletic teams, dates of attendance, degrees and awards received, and the most recent previous public or private school attended by the pupil. See California Education Code 49061
  • governing boards: means the local boards of trustees and the Board of Governors of the California Community Colleges, the Trustees of the California State University, and the Regents of the University of California. See California Education Code 66011
  • graffiti or other inscribed material: includes any unauthorized inscription, word, figure, mark, or design that is written, marked, etched, scratched, drawn, or painted on real or personal property. See California Welfare and Institutions Code 742.12
  • Indian child custody proceeding: means a "child custody proceeding" within the meaning of Section 1903 of the Indian Child Welfare Act, including a proceeding for temporary or long-term foster care or guardianship placement, termination of parental rights, preadoptive placement after termination of parental rights, or adoptive placement. See California Welfare and Institutions Code 224.1
  • Jail: as used in this chapter , means a locked facility administered by a law enforcement or governmental agency, the purpose of which is to detain adults who have been charged with violations of criminal law and are pending trial, or to hold convicted adult criminal offenders sentenced for less than one year. See California Welfare and Institutions Code 207.1
  • Lockup: as used in this chapter , means any locked room or secure enclosure under the control of a sheriff or other peace officer that is primarily for the temporary confinement of adults upon arrest. See California Welfare and Institutions Code 207.1
  • mobilehome: means a mobilehome, as defined in Sections 18008 and 18211 of the Health and Safety Code, to which one of the following applies:

    California Welfare and Institutions Code 212

  • month: shall mean a calendar month. See California Welfare and Institutions Code 832
  • motor vehicle: includes every self-propelled vehicle operated or suitable for operation on the highway, except a vehicle used exclusively upon stationary rails or tracks. See California Welfare and Institutions Code 272
  • Multidisciplinary personnel: means any team of three or more persons who are trained in the prevention, identification, management, or treatment of child abuse or neglect cases and who are qualified to provide a broad range of services related to child abuse or neglect. See California Welfare and Institutions Code 18951
  • Nonminor dependent: means a person as described in subdivision (v) of Section 11400. See California Welfare and Institutions Code 101
  • Parent: means any person who exercises care, custody, and control of the child as established by law. See California Welfare and Institutions Code 18951
  • Parent: means a natural parent, an adopted parent, or legal guardian. See California Education Code 49061
  • postponement: refers to mobilehome loans established prior to February 20, 2009. See California Welfare and Institutions Code 212
  • postponement: refers to mobilehome loans established prior to February 20, 2009. See California Welfare and Institutions Code 212
  • punishment: means the imposition of sanctions. See California Welfare and Institutions Code 202
  • Pupil record: means any item of information directly related to an identifiable pupil, other than directory information, that is maintained by a school district or required to be maintained by an employee in the performance of his or her duties whether recorded by handwriting, print, tapes, film, microfilm, or other means. See California Education Code 49061
  • Region: means the region comprising the commission's jurisdiction, prescribed by Section 66502 of the Government Code. See California Welfare and Institutions Code 226
  • School district: means any school district maintaining any kindergarten or any of grades 1 to 12, inclusive, any public school providing instruction in any kindergarten or any of grades 1 to 12, inclusive, the office of the county superintendent of schools, or any special school operated by the department. See California Education Code 49061
  • social worker: shall include the juvenile probation officer or the person who is both the juvenile probation officer and the adult probation officer, and any social worker in a county welfare department or any social worker in a California Indian tribe or any out-of-state Indian tribe that has reservation land that extends into the state that has authority, pursuant to an agreement with the department concerning child welfare services or foster care payments under the Aid to Families with Dependent Children program when supervising dependent children of the juvenile court pursuant to Section 272 by order of the court under Section 300, and the term "department of probation" shall mean the department of juvenile probation or the department wherein the services of juvenile and adult probation are both performed. See California Welfare and Institutions Code 215
  • sunset date: as used in this part , mean the date on which specific categorical programs cease to be operative and Sections 62002, 62003, 62004, 62005, and 62005. See California Education Code 49066
  • Tax: as used in this part , except in Chapters 4 (commencing with Section 32151) and 5 (commencing with Section 32201), means the excise tax imposed by this part on beer or wine or on distilled spirits. See California Welfare and Institutions Code 654.1
  • Ward: means a person described in Section 601 or 602. See California Welfare and Institutions Code 101