A. The parents or legal guardians having custody or control of an unemancipated minor who commits shoplifting as defined by section 13-1805 are civilly liable to the owner of the obtained goods for all of the following:

Terms Used In Arizona Laws 12-692

  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Minor: means a person under the age of eighteen years. See Arizona Laws 1-215

1. A penalty in the amount of the retail value of the obtained goods.

2. An additional penalty of not less than one hundred dollars nor more than one hundred dollars plus the actual damages to the owner.

B. Foster parents are not liable under subsection A of this section for the acts of children placed with them pursuant to title 8, chapter 4, article 4 or 5.