Sections
Article 1 Voluntary Dissolution 10-1401 – 10-1407
Article 2 Administrative Dissolution 10-1420 – 10-1422
Article 3 Judicial Dissolution 10-1430 – 10-1434
Article 4 Miscellaneous 10-1440

Terms Used In Arizona Laws > Title 10 > Chapter 14 - Dissolution

  • Address: means a mailing address. See Arizona Laws 10-140
  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Ancillary services: means those services designated as ancillary services in federal energy regulatory commission order 888 adopted in 1996 including the services necessary to support the transmission of electricity from resources to loads while maintaining reliable operation of the transmission system in accordance with good utility practice. See Arizona Laws 40-201
  • Appeal: means a hearing before a state or local merit board, a civil service board, an administrative law judge or a hearing officer. See Arizona Laws 38-1101
  • Appeal: means a hearing before a state or local merit board, a civil service board or a hearing officer. See Arizona Laws 38-1131
  • Appliance application: means central space heating, clothes drying, water heating and indoor cooking. See Arizona Laws 40-201
  • Articles of incorporation: means the original or restated articles of incorporation or articles of merger and all amendments to the articles of incorporation or merger and includes amended and restated articles of incorporation and articles of amendment and merger. See Arizona Laws 10-140
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Associate director: means the associate director of the citrus, fruit and vegetable division of the department. See Arizona Laws 3-525
  • At will: means an employment relationship where either party to the relationship may sever the relationship at any time for any reason other than an unlawful reason. See Arizona Laws 38-1101
  • Bail: Security given for the release of a criminal defendant or witness from legal custody (usually in the form of money) to secure his/her appearance on the day and time appointed.
  • Board of directors: means the group of persons vested with the management of the affairs of the corporation irrespective of the name by which the group is designated and includes the governing body or bodies of a water users' association if the articles of incorporation of such water users' association provide for a governing body or bodies denominated other than as a board of directors. See Arizona Laws 10-140
  • Bylaws: means the code of rules adopted for the regulation or management of the affairs of the corporation irrespective of the name by which those rules are designated. See Arizona Laws 10-140
  • Certificate of disclosure: means the certificate of disclosure described in section 10-202. See Arizona Laws 10-140
  • Class: refers to a group of memberships that have the same rights with respect to voting, dissolution, redemption and transfer. See Arizona Laws 10-3140
  • Commission: means the Arizona corporation commission. See Arizona Laws 40-201
  • Commission: means the Arizona corporation commission. See Arizona Laws 10-140
  • commission: means any office, board or commission of the state, or any political subdivision thereof, the salary or compensation of the incumbent or members of which is paid from a fund raised by taxation or by public revenue. See Arizona Laws 38-101
  • Common carrier: means a railroad or street railroad. See Arizona Laws 40-201
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Council: means the merit system council for law enforcement officers appointed under the provisions of this article. See Arizona Laws 38-1001
  • Court: means the superior court of this state. See Arizona Laws 10-140
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Deliver: includes sending by mail, private courier, fax or electronic transmission. See Arizona Laws 10-140
  • Department: means the Arizona department of agriculture. See Arizona Laws 3-101
  • Department: means the branch of government in which a law enforcement officer is employed. See Arizona Laws 38-1001
  • Department head: means the officer charged with the duty of administering the branch of government having the jurisdiction over the law enforcement officer. See Arizona Laws 38-1001
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Director: means the director of the department. See Arizona Laws 3-101
  • Disciplinary action: means the dismissal, the demotion or any suspension of a law enforcement officer that is a result of misconduct or unsatisfactory performance. See Arizona Laws 38-1101
  • Disciplinary action: means the dismissal, the demotion or any suspension of a probation officer that is authorized by statute, charter or ordinance and that is subject to a hearing or other procedure by a local merit board, a civil service board or a hearing officer. See Arizona Laws 38-1131
  • Dissolved: means the status of a corporation on either:

    (a) Effectiveness of articles of dissolution pursuant to section 10-1403, subsection B or section 10-1421, subsection B. See Arizona Laws 10-140

  • Distribution: means a direct or indirect transfer of money or other property, except its own shares, or incurrence of indebtedness by a corporation to or for the benefit of its shareholders in respect of any of its shares. See Arizona Laws 10-140
  • Electric distribution facilities: means all property used in connection with the distribution of electricity from an electric generating plant to retail electric customers except electric transmission facilities. See Arizona Laws 40-201
  • Electric distribution service: means the distribution of electricity to retail electric customers through the use of electric distribution facilities. See Arizona Laws 40-201
  • Electric distribution utility: means a public service corporation or public power entity that operates, controls or maintains electric distribution facilities. See Arizona Laws 40-201
  • Electric generation service: means the provision of electricity for sale to retail electric customers but does not include electric distribution or transmission services and generation that are necessary for the reliable operation of the electric distribution or transmission system. See Arizona Laws 40-201
  • Electric transmission facilities: means all property so classified by the federal energy regulatory commission or, to the extent permitted by law, so classified by the Arizona corporation commission. See Arizona Laws 40-201
  • Electricity: means electric energy, electric capacity or electric capacity and energy. See Arizona Laws 40-201
  • Electricity supplier: means a person, whether acting in a principal, agent or other capacity, that is a public service corporation that offers to sell electricity to a retail electric customer in this state. See Arizona Laws 40-201
  • Entitlement: A Federal program or provision of law that requires payments to any person or unit of government that meets the eligibility criteria established by law. Entitlements constitute a binding obligation on the part of the Federal Government, and eligible recipients have legal recourse if the obligation is not fulfilled. Social Security and veterans' compensation and pensions are examples of entitlement programs.
  • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Excusable neglect: means neglect or inadvertence that might be the act of a reasonably prudent person under similar circumstances. See Arizona Laws 38-1101
  • Filing: means the commission completing the following procedure with respect to any document delivered for that purpose:

    (a) Determining that the filing fee requirements of section 10-122 have been satisfied. See Arizona Laws 10-140

  • Foreign corporation: means a corporation for profit that is incorporated under a law other than the law of this state. See Arizona Laws 10-140
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Good faith: means honesty of purpose and absence of intent to defraud. See Arizona Laws 38-1101
  • Grantee: includes every person to whom an estate or interest in real property passes, in or by a deed. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Indictment: The formal charge issued by a grand jury stating that there is enough evidence that the defendant committed the crime to justify having a trial; it is used primarily for felonies.
  • Individual: includes the estate of an incompetent or deceased individual. See Arizona Laws 10-140
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Insolvent: means inability of a corporation to pay its debts as they become due in the usual course of its business. See Arizona Laws 10-140
  • Interest rate: The amount paid by a borrower to a lender in exchange for the use of the lender's money for a certain period of time. Interest is paid on loans or on debt instruments, such as notes or bonds, either at regular intervals or as part of a lump sum payment when the issue matures. Source: OCC
  • Interrogatories: Written questions asked by one party of an opposing party, who must answer them in writing under oath; a discovery device in a lawsuit.
  • Investigative file: means the law enforcement agency's complete report and any attachments detailing the incidents leading to the disciplinary action, including complaints, audio recordings, video recordings, photographs, witness statements and exculpatory and mitigating evidence. See Arizona Laws 38-1101
  • Investigative file: means the probation department's complete report and any attachments detailing the incidents leading to the disciplinary action. See Arizona Laws 38-1131
  • Just cause: means :

    (a) The employer informed the probation officer of the possible disciplinary action resulting from the officer's conduct through agency manuals, employee handbooks, the employer's rules and regulations or other communications to the officer or the conduct was such that the officer should have reasonably known disciplinary action could occur. See Arizona Laws 38-1131

  • Just cause: means :

    (a) The employer informed the law enforcement officer of the possible disciplinary action resulting from the officer's conduct through agency manuals, employee handbooks, the employer's rules and regulations or other communications to the officer or the conduct was such that the officer should have reasonably known disciplinary action could occur. See Arizona Laws 38-1101

  • Known place of business: means the known place of business required to be maintained pursuant to section 10-501. See Arizona Laws 10-140
  • Law enforcement officer: means :

    (a) A regularly appointed and paid deputy sheriff of a county. See Arizona Laws 38-1001

  • Law enforcement officer: means :

    (a) An individual, other than a probationary employee, who is certified by the Arizona peace officer standards and training board, other than a person employed by a multi-county water conservation district. See Arizona Laws 38-1101

  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Minor: means a person under eighteen years of age. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Month: means a calendar month unless otherwise expressed. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • newspaper: means a publication regularly issued for dissemination of news of a general and public character at stated short intervals of time. See Arizona Laws 39-201
  • Newspaper: has the meaning set forth in section 39-201. See Arizona Laws 10-140
  • Oath: includes an affirmation or declaration. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • Officer: means any person elected or appointed to hold any elective or appointive office of any public body and any chief administrative officer, head, director, superintendent or chairman of any public body. See Arizona Laws 39-121.01
  • Other services: means metering, meter reading, billing and collecting services. See Arizona Laws 40-201
  • Outlays: Outlays are payments made (generally through the issuance of checks or disbursement of cash) to liquidate obligations. Outlays during a fiscal year may be for payment of obligations incurred in prior years or in the same year.
  • Person: includes a corporation, company, partnership, firm, association or society, as well as a natural person. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Person: includes an individual and entity. See Arizona Laws 10-140
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Pleadings: Written statements of the parties in a civil case of their positions. In the federal courts, the principal pleadings are the complaint and the answer.
  • Power of attorney: A written instrument which authorizes one person to act as another's agent or attorney. The power of attorney may be for a definite, specific act, or it may be general in nature. The terms of the written power of attorney may specify when it will expire. If not, the power of attorney usually expires when the person granting it dies. Source: OCC
  • Principal office: means the office, in or out of this state, so designated in the annual report where the principal executive offices of a domestic or foreign corporation are located or in any other document executed by the corporation by an officer and delivered to the commission for filing. See Arizona Laws 10-140
  • Probation officer: means a surveillance officer, juvenile detention officer or juvenile or adult probation officer, other than a probationary employee, who is employed by this state or a political subdivision of this state. See Arizona Laws 38-1131
  • Proceeding: includes a civil suit and a criminal, administrative and investigatory action. See Arizona Laws 10-140
  • Produce safety rule: means the United States food and drug administration produce safety rule (Title 21 of the Code of Federal Regulations, Part 112) and any other federal produce safety regulation, order or guideline or other requirement adopted pursuant to the FDA food safety modernization act (P. See Arizona Laws 3-525
  • Public body: means this state, any county, city, town, school district, political subdivision or tax-supported district in this state, any branch, department, board, bureau, commission, council or committee of the foregoing, and any public organization or agency, supported in whole or in part by monies from this state or any political subdivision of this state, or expending monies provided by this state or any political subdivision of this state. See Arizona Laws 39-121.01
  • Publish: means to publish in a newspaper of general circulation in the county of the known place of business for three consecutive publications. See Arizona Laws 10-140
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Railroad: includes every railway, other than a street railroad, operated for public transportation of persons or property. See Arizona Laws 40-201
  • Remand: When an appellate court sends a case back to a lower court for further proceedings.
  • Reporter: Makes a record of court proceedings and prepares a transcript, and also publishes the court's opinions or decisions (in the courts of appeals).
  • Rescission: The cancellation of budget authority previously provided by Congress. The Impoundment Control Act of 1974 specifies that the President may propose to Congress that funds be rescinded. If both Houses have not approved a rescission proposal (by passing legislation) within 45 days of continuous session, any funds being withheld must be made available for obligation.
  • Residential structure: means a detached owner-occupied or rental one or two family dwelling unit, an attached duplex or fourplex unit, a manufactured home, a residential factory-built building as defined in section 41-4001 or a mobile home designed to be used with a permanent structure, excluding real property used to accommodate more than four attached dwelling units. See Arizona Laws 40-201
  • Retail electric customer: means a person who purchases electricity for that person's own use, including use in that person's trade or business, and not for resale, redistribution or retransmission. See Arizona Laws 40-201
  • Service territory: means the geographic area in which a public power entity or public service corporation owns, operates, controls or maintains electric distribution facilities or natural gas distribution facilities and that additional area in which the public power entity or public service corporation has agreed to extend electric distribution facilities or natural gas distribution facilities, whether established by a certificate of convenience and necessity, by official action by a public power entity or by contract or agreement. See Arizona Laws 40-201
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • Shareholder: means the person in whose name shares are registered in the records of a corporation or the beneficial owner of shares to the extent of the rights granted by a nominee certificate on file with a corporation. See Arizona Laws 10-140
  • Shares: means the units into which the proprietary interests in a corporation are divided. See Arizona Laws 10-140
  • Street railroad: includes every railway operated along any street or public way for public transportation of persons or property, but does not include a commercial or interurban railway. See Arizona Laws 40-201
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Telecommunications corporation: means a public service corporation other than municipal engaged in transmitting messages or furnishing public telegraph or telephone service or operating as a telecommunications common carrier. See Arizona Laws 40-201
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.
  • Transportation of persons: includes every service in connection with the carriage and delivery of a person and the person's baggage. See Arizona Laws 40-201
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.
  • Vote: includes authorization by written ballot and written consent. See Arizona Laws 10-3140
  • Voting group: means all shares of one or more classes or series that under the articles of incorporation or chapters 1 through 17 of this title are entitled to vote and be counted together collectively on a matter at a meeting of shareholders. See Arizona Laws 10-140
  • Voting power: means the total number of votes entitled to be cast for the election of directors at the time the determination of voting power is made, excluding a vote that is contingent on the happening of a condition or event that has not occurred at the time. See Arizona Laws 10-3140
  • written: includes blockchain technology as defined in section 44-7061. See Arizona Laws 10-140