Cal. Code Regs. Tit. 22, § 71001 - Meaning of Words
Words shall have their usual meaning unless the context or a definition clearly indicates a different meaning. Words used in the present tense include the future; words in the singular number include the plural number; words in the plural number include the singular number and words in the masculine include the feminine. Shall means mandatory. May means permissive. Should means suggested or recommended.
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