Arizona Laws > Title 10 > Chapter 2 > Article 1 – Incorporation
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|§ 10-202||Articles of incorporation; violation; classification|
|§ 10-204||Actions before incorporation; liability|
|§ 10-205||Organization of corporation|
|§ 10-207||Emergency bylaws|
Terms Used In Arizona Laws > Title 10 > Chapter 2 > Article 1 - Incorporation
- Action: includes any matter or proceeding in a court, civil or criminal. See Arizona Laws 1-215
- Address: means a mailing address. See Arizona Laws 10-140
- Administration: means the Arizona health care cost containment system administration. See Arizona Laws 36-3401
- Advisory council: means the Arizona state advisory council on the seriously mentally ill. See Arizona Laws 36-3401
- 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.
- 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.
- Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
- 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
- Bankruptcy: Refers to statutes and judicial proceedings involving persons or businesses that cannot pay their debts and seek the assistance of the court in getting a fresh start. Under the protection of the bankruptcy court, debtors may discharge their debts, perhaps by paying a portion of each debt. Bankruptcy judges preside over these proceedings.
- Board: means the state board of dental examiners. See Arizona Laws 36-3611
- 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 the 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
- Children: means persons who are under the age of nineteen years or persons who are under the age of twenty-two years and enrolled in an educational facility. See Arizona Laws 36-3401
- 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
- Clean claim: means a claim that can be processed without obtaining additional information from the service provider or from a third party. See Arizona Laws 36-3401
- Commercial user: means a person who deals in cribs or who claims to have knowledge or skill particular to cribs or who is in the business of remanufacturing, retrofitting, selling, leasing, subletting or otherwise placing cribs in the stream of commerce. See Arizona Laws 36-3521
- Commission: means the Arizona corporation commission. See Arizona Laws 10-140
- Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
- Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
- 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
- Crib: means a bed or containment designed to accommodate an infant and includes full-size cribs and nonfull-size cribs. See Arizona Laws 36-3521
- 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
- Dental provider: means a dental hygienist, affiliated practice dental hygienist or dental assistant who is licensed pursuant to Title 32, Chapter 11. See Arizona Laws 36-3611
- Dentist: means a person who is licensed in the general practice of dentistry pursuant to Title 32, Chapter 11. See Arizona Laws 36-3611
- Director: means the director of the administration. See Arizona Laws 36-3401
- Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
- Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
- Donor: The person who makes a gift.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
- 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 directive: means a document drafted in substantial compliance with this chapter, including a mental health care power of attorney, to deal with a person's future health care decisions. See Arizona Laws 36-3201
- Health care provider: means a natural person who is licensed under Title 32, Chapter 11, 13, 15, 17 or 25, a hospice as defined in section 36-401 that is licensed under chapter 4 of this title or an organization that is licensed under this title, that renders health care designed to prevent, diagnose or treat illness or injury and that employs persons licensed under Title 32, Chapter 11, 13, 15, 17 or 25. See Arizona Laws 36-3201
- including: means not limited to and is not a term of exclusion. See Arizona Laws 1-215
- Indemnification: In general, a collateral contract or assurance under which one person agrees to secure another person against either anticipated financial losses or potential adverse legal consequences. Source: FDIC
- Infant: means a child who is less than thirty-five inches tall and who is under three years of age. See Arizona Laws 36-3521
- Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
- 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.
- 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.
- Known place of business: means the known place of business required to be maintained pursuant to section 10-501. See Arizona Laws 10-140
- Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
- Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
- Membership: refers to the rights and obligations a member or members have pursuant to a corporation's articles of incorporation and bylaws and chapters 24 through 40 of this title. See Arizona Laws 10-3140
- Month: means a calendar month unless otherwise expressed. See Arizona Laws 1-215
- Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
- 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
- Precedent: A court decision in an earlier case with facts and law similar to a dispute currently before a court. Precedent will ordinarily govern the decision of a later similar case, unless a party can show that it was wrongly decided or that it differed in some significant way.
- 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
- Qualifying health information exchange organization: means a nonprofit health information organization as defined in section 36-3801 that is designated by the department of health services pursuant to section 36-3291 to operate the health care directives registry. See Arizona Laws 36-3201
- Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
- Regional behavioral health authority: means an organization under contract with the administration to coordinate the delivery of mental health services in a geographically specific service area of the state for eligible persons. See Arizona Laws 36-3401
- Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
- Service provider: means an organization or mental health professional that meets the criteria established by the administration and has a contract with the administration or a regional behavioral health authority. See Arizona Laws 36-3401
- Shares: means the units into which the proprietary interests in a corporation are divided. See Arizona Laws 10-140
- Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
- Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
- Surrogate: means a person authorized to make health care decisions for a patient by a power of attorney, a court order or the provisions of section 36-3231. See Arizona Laws 36-3201
- Teledentistry: means the use of data transmitted through interactive audio, video or data communications for the purposes of examination, diagnosis, treatment planning, consultation and directing the delivery of treatment by dentists and dental providers in settings permissible under Title 32, Chapter 11 or specified in rules adopted by the board. See Arizona Laws 36-3611
- Temporary restraining order: Prohibits a person from an action that is likely to cause irreparable harm. This differs from an injunction in that it may be granted immediately, without notice to the opposing party, and without a hearing. It is intended to last only until a hearing can be held.
- Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
- Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
- trustees: means individuals, designated in the articles of incorporation or bylaws or elected by the incorporators, and their successors and individuals elected or appointed by any other name or title to act as members of the board. See Arizona Laws 10-3140
- United States: includes the District of Columbia and the territories. See Arizona Laws 1-215
- Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.