Terms Used In Arizona Laws 36-2801.01
- Department: means the department of health services or its successor agency. See Arizona Laws 36-2801
- including: means not limited to and is not a term of exclusion. See Arizona Laws 1-215
- Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
- Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.
(Caution: 1998 Prop. 105 applies)
The public may petition the department to add debilitating medical conditions or treatments to the list of debilitating medical conditions set forth in section 36-2801, paragraph 3. The department shall consider petitions in the manner required by department rule, including public notice and hearing. The department shall approve or deny a petition within one-hundred-eighty days of its submission. The approval or denial of a petition is a final decision of the department subject to judicial review pursuant to title 12, chapter 7, article 6. Jurisdiction and venue are vested in the superior court.