Chapter 2. Definitions of California Public Utilities Code >> Division 10. >> Part 13. >> Chapter 2.
Unless the context otherwise specifically requires, the
definitions set forth in this chapter shall govern the construction
of this part.
"District" means the Golden Empire Transit District formed
under the provisions of this part.
"Board" means the board of directors of the district.
"County" means the County of Kern.
"Board of supervisors" means the board of supervisors of
"Voter" means any elector who is registered to vote under
the provisions of the Elections Code and who resides within the
territory proposed for formation of the district or within the
territory comprising the district after its formation.
"Transit" means the transportation of passengers by any
means and includes the transportation of the incidental baggage of
"Transit works" or "transit facilities" means any and all
real or personal property, equipment, rights or interests acquired,
constructed, leased, purchased, owned or otherwise operated by the
district for transit purposes and including any future acquisition of
any of the same in any manner.
"Commission" means the local agency formation commission,
of the county.
"Existing system" means any transit service or system of a
publicly or privately owned public utility, or division thereof,
operating entirely within the district or at least 40 percent of
whose revenue vehicle miles for the preceding calendar year were
operated within the district, but does not include a charter-party
carrier or the charter service of a passenger stage corporation.