In this chapter, unless the context otherwise requires:

Terms Used In Arizona Laws 36-3001

  • Administration: means the community services administration in the department of economic security. See Arizona Laws 36-3001
  • Adult: means a person who has attained eighteen years of age. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Domestic violence: means attempting to cause or causing bodily injury to a family or household member or placing a family or household member by threat of force in fear of imminent physical harm. See Arizona Laws 36-3001
  • Family or household member: means a spouse, a former spouse, a parent, a child or another adult person related by consanguinity or affinity who is residing or has resided or has a child or children in common with the person committing the domestic violence and dependents of such persons. See Arizona Laws 36-3001
  • Fund: means the domestic violence services fund. See Arizona Laws 36-3001
  • including: means not limited to and is not a term of exclusion. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Person: includes a corporation, company, partnership, firm, association or society, as well as a natural person. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Program administrator: means the program administrator of the community services administration in the department of economic security. See Arizona Laws 36-3001
  • shelter: means a facility providing temporary residential service or facilities to family or household members who are victims of domestic violence. See Arizona Laws 36-3001

1. "Administration" means the community services administration in the department of economic security.

2. "Domestic violence" means attempting to cause or causing bodily injury to a family or household member or placing a family or household member by threat of force in fear of imminent physical harm.

3. "Domestic violence service provider" means a facility whose primary purpose is to provide services to family or household members who are victims of domestic violence, including:

(a) Shelter for victims of domestic violence.

(b) Domestic violence victim advocacy.

(c) Other support services for domestic violence victims.

4. "Family or household member" means a spouse, a former spouse, a parent, a child or another adult person related by consanguinity or affinity who is residing or has resided or has a child or children in common with the person committing the domestic violence and dependents of such persons.

5. "Fund" means the domestic violence services fund.

6. "Program administrator" means the program administrator of the community services administration in the department of economic security.

7. "Shelter for victims of domestic violence" or "shelter" means a facility providing temporary residential service or facilities to family or household members who are victims of domestic violence.