§ 10-120 Filing requirements
§ 10-121 Forms
§ 10-122 Filing, service and copying fees; expedited report filing and access; same day and next day services; posted wait times; advance monies; definition
§ 10-122.01 Public access fund; purpose; exemption; money on deposit account
§ 10-122.01; Version 2 Public access fund; purpose; exemption; money on deposit account
§ 10-123 Effective time and date of document
§ 10-124 Correcting filed document; articles of incorporation; authority to transact business
§ 10-125 Filing duty of commission
§ 10-127 Evidentiary effect of copy of filed document
§ 10-128 Certificate of good standing

Terms Used In Arizona Laws > Title 10 > Chapter 1 > Article 2

  • acknowledgment: means either an acknowledgment pursuant to title 33, chapter 4, article 5 or the signature, without more, of the person or persons signing the instrument, in which case the signature or signatures constitute the affirmation or acknowledgment of the signatory, under penalties of perjury, that the instrument is the act and deed of the signatory and that the facts stated in the instrument are true. See Arizona Laws 10-140
  • Action: includes any matter or proceeding in a court, civil or criminal. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • 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.
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • 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
  • Board: means the Arizona state board of pharmacy. See Arizona Laws 36-2501
  • 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
  • Business day: means a day that is not a Saturday, a Sunday or any other legal holiday in this state. See Arizona Laws 10-140
  • Cannabis: means the following substances under whatever names they may be designated:

    (a) Marijuana. See Arizona Laws 36-2501

  • Commission: means the Arizona corporation commission. See Arizona Laws 10-140
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Controlled substance: means a drug, substance or immediate precursor in schedules I through V of article 2 of this chapter. See Arizona Laws 36-2501
  • Coordinating medical provider: means a physician or group of physicians, or any combination thereof, which has entered into an agreement with a county, incorporated city or town, health service district or the department to supervise the medical care offered at a medical clinic, as defined by this section. See Arizona Laws 36-2351
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Court: means the superior court of this state. See Arizona Laws 10-140
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Deliver: includes sending by mail, private courier, fax or electronic transmission. See Arizona Laws 10-140
  • Delivery: means actual receipt by the person or entity to which directed and for electronic transmissions means receipt as described in section 44-7015, subsection B. See Arizona Laws 10-140
  • Department: means the department of health services. See Arizona Laws 36-2351
  • Department: means the department of health services. See Arizona Laws 36-2451
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Destructive human embryonic stem cell research: means any research that involves the disaggregation of any human embryo for the purpose of creating human pluripotent stem cells or human pluripotent stem cell lines. See Arizona Laws 36-2311
  • Director: means the director of the department of health services. See Arizona Laws 36-2451
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • domestic corporation: means a corporation for profit that is not a foreign corporation and that is incorporated under or subject to chapters 1 through 17 of this title. See Arizona Laws 10-140
  • Drug enforcement administration: means the drug enforcement administration of the department of justice of the United States or its successor agency. See Arizona Laws 36-2501
  • Electronic transmission: means an electronic record as defined in section 44-7002 that is sent pursuant to section 44-7015. See Arizona Laws 10-140
  • Entity: includes a corporation, foreign corporation, not for profit corporation, profit and not for profit unincorporated association, nonprofit corporation, close corporation, corporation sole or limited liability company, a professional corporation, association or limited liability company, a business trust, estate, partnership, registered limited liability partnership, trust or joint venture, two or more persons having a joint or common economic interest, any person other than an individual and a state, the United States and a foreign government. See Arizona Laws 10-140
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • 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

  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Health care entity: means any of the following:

    (a) A licensed health care provider. See Arizona Laws 36-2401

  • Hospital: means a health care institution licensed as a hospital pursuant to chapter 4, article 2 of this title. See Arizona Laws 36-2351
  • Human embryo: means a living organism of the species homo sapiens through the first fifty-six days of its development, excluding any time during which its development has been suspended. See Arizona Laws 36-2311
  • Human-animal hybrid: means any of the following:

    (a) A human embryo into which a nonhuman cell or cells, or any component part of a nonhuman cell or cells, have been introduced. See Arizona Laws 36-2311

  • Immediate precursor: means a substance which the board has found to be and by rule designates as being the principal compound commonly used or produced primarily for use and which is an immediate chemical intermediary used or likely to be used in the manufacture of a controlled substance, the control of which is necessary to prevent, curtail or limit manufacture. See Arizona Laws 36-2501
  • In vitro: means outside the human body. See Arizona Laws 36-2311
  • including: means not limited to and is not a term of exclusion. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • 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.
  • Licensed health care provider: means a person or institution that is licensed or certified by this state to provide health care, medical services, nursing services or other health-related services. See Arizona Laws 36-2401
  • Medical clinic: means a facility, whether mobile or stationary, which provides ambulatory medical care in a medically-underserved area through the employment of physicians, professional nurses, physician assistants or other health care technical and paraprofessional personnel. See Arizona Laws 36-2351
  • Minor: means a person under the age of eighteen years. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Narcotic drug: means any of the following whether produced directly or indirectly by extraction from substances of vegetable origin or independently by means of chemical synthesis or by a combination of extraction and chemical synthesis:

    (a) Opium and opiate and any salt, compound, derivation or preparation of opium or opiate. See Arizona Laws 36-2501

  • negligently: import a want of such attention to the nature or probable consequence of the act or omission as a prudent man ordinarily bestows in acting in his own concerns. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Nutritional supplement: means any vitamin essential to, important in, or claimed to have value in human nutrition, which shall include laetrile or amygdalin, also known as vitamin B-17. See Arizona Laws 36-2451
  • Opiate: means any substance having an addiction-forming or addiction-sustaining liability similar to morphine or being capable of conversion into a drug having addiction-forming or addiction-sustaining liability. See Arizona Laws 36-2501
  • Opium poppy: means the plant of the genus papaver, except its seeds. See Arizona Laws 36-2501
  • 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.
  • Poppy straw: means all parts, except the seeds, of the opium poppy after mowing. See Arizona Laws 36-2501
  • Population: means the population according to the most recent United States decennial census. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • President: means that officer designated as the president in the articles of incorporation or bylaws or, if not so designated, that officer authorized in the articles of incorporation, bylaws or otherwise to perform the functions of the chief executive officer, irrespective of the name by which designated. See Arizona Laws 10-140
  • Proceeding: includes a civil suit and a criminal, administrative and investigatory action. See Arizona Laws 10-140
  • Process: means a citation, writ or summons issued in the course of judicial proceedings. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Property: includes both real and personal property. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Purchase or sell: includes an exchange of cash, an in-kind payment or any other valuable financial or nonfinancial consideration. See Arizona Laws 36-2311
  • Quality assurance activities: means activities or proceedings of a health care entity:

    (a) That are established for the purposes of reducing morbidity and mortality and for improving the quality of health care or encouraging proper utilization of health care services and facilities through the review of the qualifications, professional practices, training, experience, patient care, conduct, processes or data of licensed health care providers. See Arizona Laws 36-2401

  • Quality assurance information: means information in oral, written or digital form that is submitted to, prepared for or by or considered by a health care entity for or in the course of quality assurance activities, including the record of the health care entity's actions and proceedings. See Arizona Laws 36-2401
  • Secretary: means that officer designated as the secretary in the articles of incorporation or bylaws or that officer authorized in the articles of incorporation, the bylaws or otherwise to perform the functions of secretary, irrespective of the name by which designated. See Arizona Laws 10-140
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • State: when applied to a part of the United States, means any state, district, commonwealth, territory or insular possession of the United States and any area subject to the legal authority of the United States of America. See Arizona Laws 36-2501
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Testify: includes every manner of oral statement under oath or affirmation. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • United States: includes the District of Columbia and the territories. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Vote: includes authorization by written ballot and written consent. See Arizona Laws 10-3140
  • Writing: includes printing. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • written: includes blockchain technology as defined in section 44-7061. See Arizona Laws 10-140