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Government Code - GOV

TITLE 1. GENERAL [100 - 7914]

  ( Title 1 enacted by Stats. 1943, Ch. 134. )

DIVISION 3.6. CLAIMS AND ACTIONS AGAINST PUBLIC ENTITIES AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES [810 - 998.3]

  ( Division 3.6 added by Stats. 1963, Ch. 1681. )

PART 4. ACTIONS AGAINST PUBLIC ENTITIES AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES [940 - 962]

  ( Part 4 added by Stats. 1963, Ch. 1715. )

CHAPTER 1. General [940 - 944]

  ( Chapter 1 added by Stats. 1963, Ch. 1715. )

ARTICLE 1. Definitions [940 - 940.6]
  ( Article 1 added by Stats. 1963, Ch. 1715. )

940.
  

Unless the provision or context otherwise requires, the definitions contained in this article govern the construction of this part.

(Added by Stats. 1963, Ch. 1715.)

940.2.
  

“Board” means:

(a) In the case of a local public entity, the governing body of the local public entity.

(b) In the case of the state, except as provided by subdivisions (c) and (d), the Department of General Services.

(c) In the case of a judicial branch entity or a judge thereof, the Judicial Council.

(d) In the case of the California State University, the Trustees of the California State University.

(Amended by Stats. 2016, Ch. 31, Sec. 52. (SB 836) Effective June 27, 2016.)

940.3.
  

A “judicial branch entity” is a public entity and means any superior court, court of appeals, the Supreme Court, the Judicial Council, or the Administrative Office of the Courts.

(Added by Stats. 2002, Ch. 1007, Sec. 11. Effective January 1, 2003.)

940.4.
  

“Local public entity” includes a county, city, district, public authority, public agency, and any other political subdivision or public corporation in the State, but does not include the State.

(Added by Stats. 1963, Ch. 1715.)

940.6.
  

“State” means the State and any office, officer, department, division, bureau, board, commission or agency of the State claims against which are paid by warrants drawn by the Controller.

(Added by Stats. 1963, Ch. 1715.)

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