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Health and Safety Code - HSC

DIVISION 104. ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH [106500 - 119405]

  ( Division 104 added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 6. )

PART 11. VECTORS [116100 - 116250]

  ( Part 11 added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 6. )

CHAPTER 1. Definitions [116100 - 116108]
  ( Chapter 1 added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 6. )

116100.
  

As used in Article 5 (commencing with Section 116185) of Chapter 2, “department” means the State Department of Health Services.

(Added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 6. Effective January 1, 1996.)

116102.
  

“Place,” as used in Article 3 (commencing with Section 116125) of Chapter 2 and Section 116250, includes land, place, building, structure, wharf, pier, dock, vessel, or water craft.

(Added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 6. Effective January 1, 1996.)

116104.
  

“Rodents,” as used in Article 3 (commencing with Section 116125) of Chapter 2 and Section 116250, means rats, mice, gophers, and ground squirrels.

(Added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 6. Effective January 1, 1996.)

116106.
  

“Possess,” as used in Article 3 (commencing with Section 116125) of Chapter 2 and Section 116250, includes control, own, lease, occupy, possess, or have charge of or dominion over.

(Added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 6. Effective January 1, 1996.)

116108.
  

“Vector,” as used in Article 1 (commencing with Section 116110) of, and Article 2 (commencing with Section 116120) of Chapter 2, and Section 106925, means any animal capable of transmitting the causative agent of human disease or capable of producing human discomfort or injury, including, but not limited to, mosquitoes, flies, other insects, ticks, mites, and rats.

(Added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 6. Effective January 1, 1996.)

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