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Article 1 Meetings 10-701 – 10-708
Article 2 Voting 10-720 – 10-728
Article 3 Voting Trusts and Agreements 10-730 – 10-732
Article 4 Derivative Proceedings 10-740 – 10-747

Terms Used In Arizona Laws > Title 10 > Chapter 7 - Shareholders

  • Address: means a mailing address. See Arizona Laws 10-140
  • Administration: means the community services administration in the department of economic security. See Arizona Laws 36-3001
  • Administration: means the Arizona health care cost containment system administration. See Arizona Laws 36-3401
  • Administration: means the Arizona health care cost containment system administration. See Arizona Laws 36-2931
  • Administration: means the Arizona health care cost containment system administration. See Arizona Laws 36-2971
  • Administration: means the Arizona health care cost containment system administration. See Arizona Laws 36-2981
  • Administration: means the Arizona health care cost containment system administration. See Arizona Laws 36-2999.01
  • Adult: means a person who has attained eighteen years of age. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • 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.
  • Affirmed: In the practice of the appellate courts, the decree or order is declared valid and will stand as rendered in the lower court.
  • Agent: means an adult who has the authority to make health care treatment decisions for another person, referred to as the principal, pursuant to a health care power of attorney. See Arizona Laws 36-3201
  • 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.
  • Annuity: A periodic (usually annual) payment of a fixed sum of money for either the life of the recipient or for a fixed number of years. A series of payments under a contract from an insurance company, a trust company, or an individual. Annuity payments are made at regular intervals over a period of more than one full year.
  • 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
  • Arizona long-term care system: means the system established pursuant to article 2 of this chapter. See Arizona Laws 36-2999.01
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • 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
  • Artificially administered: means providing food or fluid through a medically invasive procedure. See Arizona Laws 36-3201
  • 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 division. See Arizona Laws 3-481
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Attending physician: means a physician who has the primary responsibility for a principal's health care. See Arizona Laws 36-3201
  • Attorney-in-fact: A person who, acting as an agent, is given written authorization by another person to transact business for him (her) out of court.
  • 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.
  • Beneficiary: A person who is entitled to receive the benefits or proceeds of a will, trust, insurance policy, retirement plan, annuity, or other contract. Source: OCC
  • 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
  • Capitation rate: means a mode of payment which the program contractor receives for the delivery of services to members pursuant to this article and which is based on a fixed rate per person notwithstanding the amount of services provided to a member. See Arizona Laws 36-2931
  • Center: means a facility operated by a comprehensive care for the elderly organization where primary care and other services are furnished to participants. See Arizona Laws 36-2999.01
  • 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
  • Comfort care: means treatment given in an attempt to protect and enhance the quality of life without artificially prolonging that life. See Arizona Laws 36-3201
  • 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 merchant: means a person that receives on consignment or solicits from the producer any fruit or vegetable for sale on commission on behalf of the producer or that accepts any fruit or vegetable in trust from the producer for the purpose of resale. See Arizona Laws 3-481
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Comprehensive care for the elderly program: means a provider directed program of comprehensive care for the elderly that delivers comprehensive medical and social services directly to eligible members. See Arizona Laws 36-2999.01
  • contiguous: means land that adjoins or touches the other property held by the same or a related organization and land divided by a public road. See Arizona Laws 36-2999.51
  • Contractor: means a person or entity that has a prepaid capitated contract with the administration pursuant to section 36-2904 to provide health care to members under this article either directly or through subcontracts with providers. See Arizona Laws 36-2971
  • Contractor: means a health plan that contracts with the administration for the provision of hospitalization and medical care to members according to the provisions of this article or a qualifying plan. See Arizona Laws 36-2981
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • 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.
  • Dealer: means a person that sells, markets or distributes fruit or vegetables that the person purchased from a producer or markets as an agent, broker or commission merchant, except at retail. See Arizona Laws 3-481
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Department: means the department of economic security. See Arizona Laws 36-2931
  • Department: means the department of economic security. See Arizona Laws 36-2971
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Derivative proceeding: means a civil suit in the right of a domestic corporation or, to the extent provided in section 10-747, in the right of a foreign corporation. See Arizona Laws 10-740
  • Director: means the director of the administration. See Arizona Laws 36-3401
  • Director: means the director of the Arizona health care cost containment system administration. See Arizona Laws 36-2931
  • Director: means the director of the Arizona health care cost containment system administration. See Arizona Laws 36-2971
  • Director: means the director of the administration. See Arizona Laws 36-2981
  • Director: means the director of the department. See Arizona Laws 3-101
  • Director: means the director of the Arizona health care cost containment system administration. See Arizona Laws 36-2999.01
  • 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:
  • 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
  • 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. See Arizona Laws 36-3001

  • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
  • 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
  • Eligible participant: means a member who:

    (a) Is a resident of this state and a United States citizen or a person who meets the requirements for qualified alien status as determined pursuant to section 36-2903. See Arizona Laws 36-2999.01

  • Eligible person: means a person who:

    (a) Is a resident of this state and a United States citizen or a person who meets the requirements for qualified alien status as determined pursuant to section 36-2903. See Arizona Laws 36-2931

  • Employee: includes an officer but not a director. See Arizona Laws 10-140
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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
  • Escrow: Money given to a third party to be held for payment until certain conditions are met.
  • 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.
  • Ex officio: Literally, by virtue of one's office.
  • Executor: A male person named in a will to carry out the decedent
  • Fair market value: The price at which an asset would change hands in a transaction between a willing, informed buyer and a willing, informed seller.
  • 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
  • Federal poverty guidelines: means the poverty guidelines as updated annually in the federal register by the United States department of health and human services. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Federal poverty level: means the federal poverty level guidelines published annually by the United States department of health and human services. See Arizona Laws 36-2981
  • 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.
  • Fiscal year: means the period beginning on October 1 and ending on September 30. See Arizona Laws 36-2999.51
  • Fixed Rate: Having a "fixed" rate means that the APR doesn't change based on fluctuations of some external rate (such as the "Prime Rate"). In other words, a fixed rate is a rate that is not a variable rate. A fixed APR can change over time, in several circumstances:
    • You are late making a payment or commit some other default, triggering an increase to a penalty rate
    • The bank changes the terms of your account and you do not reject the change.
    • The rate expires (if the rate was fixed for only a certain period of time).
  • 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.
  • Fund: means the domestic violence services fund. See Arizona Laws 36-3001
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • 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.
  • 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 power of attorney: means a written designation of an agent to make health care decisions that meets the requirements of section 36-3221 and that comes into effect and is durable as provided in section 36-3223, subsection A. 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
  • Health plan: means an entity that contracts with the administration for services provided pursuant to article 1 of this chapter. See Arizona Laws 36-2981
  • Home and community based services: means services described in section 36-2939, subsection B, paragraph 2 and subsection C. See Arizona Laws 36-2931
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Inpatient psychiatric facility: means a hospital that contains an organized psychiatric services unit or a special hospital that is licensed to provide psychiatric services. See Arizona Laws 36-3201
  • Institutional services: means services described in section 36-2939, subsection A, paragraph 1 and subsection B, paragraph 1. See Arizona Laws 36-2931
  • Interdisciplinary team: means center staff and comprehensive care for the elderly subcontractors who have current and appropriate licensure, certification or accreditation and who are responsible for assessment and development of the comprehensive care for the elderly participant's care plan and may conduct assessments of the participants and provide services to participants within the team member's scope of practice. See Arizona Laws 36-2999.01
  • Interested person: means the patient, a person listed under section 36-3231, subsection A, a health care provider directly involved in the patient's medical care or an employee of a health care provider. See Arizona Laws 36-3201
  • Irrevocable trust: A trust arrangement that cannot be revoked, rescinded, or repealed by the grantor.
  • 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
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Living will: means a statement written either by a person who has not written a health care power of attorney or by the principal as an attachment to a health care power of attorney and intended to guide or control the health care treatment decisions that can be made on that person's behalf. See Arizona Laws 36-3201
  • Medicare resident days: means resident days that are funded by the medicare program, a medicare advantage or special needs plan or the medicare hospice program. See Arizona Laws 36-2999.51
  • Member: means an eligible person who is enrolled in the system. See Arizona Laws 36-2931
  • Member: means an eligible person who enrolls in the system and who is defined as a qualified medicare beneficiary pursuant to section 1905(p) of title XIX of the social security act and whose income does not exceed one hundred per cent of the federal poverty guidelines. See Arizona Laws 36-2971
  • Member: means a person who is eligible for and enrolled in the program, who is under nineteen years of age and whose gross household income meets the following requirements:

    (a) Beginning on November 1, 1998 through September 30, 1999, has income at or below one hundred fifty per cent of the federal poverty level. See Arizona Laws 36-2981

  • Member: means an eligible person who is enrolled in the Arizona long-term care system pursuant to article 2 of this chapter. See Arizona Laws 36-2999.01
  • Mental health care power of attorney: means a written designation of an agency to make mental health care decisions that meets the requirements of section 36-3281. See Arizona Laws 36-3201
  • 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.
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Mortgage loan: A loan made by a lender to a borrower for the financing of real property. Source: OCC
  • Net patient service revenue: means gross inpatient revenues from services that are provided to nursing facility patients minus reductions from gross inpatient revenue. See Arizona Laws 36-2999.51
  • Noncontracting provider: means a person who provides services as prescribed by section 36-2939 and who does not have a subcontract with a program contractor. See Arizona Laws 36-2931
  • Noncontracting provider: means an entity that provides hospital or medical care but does not have a contract or subcontract with the administration. See Arizona Laws 36-2981
  • Nursing facility: means a health care institution that provides inpatient beds or resident beds and nursing services to persons who need nursing services on a continuing basis but who do not require hospital care or direct daily care from a physician. See Arizona Laws 36-2999.51
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Organization: means an organization that provides all medical and long-term care services under a comprehensive care for the elderly program and shall be capitated by a program contractor for medicaid services and may be capitated by a program contractor for medicare services. See Arizona Laws 36-2999.01
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Person: includes an individual and entity. See Arizona Laws 10-140
  • 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, firm, association, partnership, trust or corporation. See Arizona Laws 3-481
  • Physician: means a doctor of medicine licensed pursuant to title 32, chapter 13 or doctor of osteopathic medicine licensed pursuant to title 32, chapter 17. See Arizona Laws 36-3201
  • Physician: means a person licensed pursuant to title 32, chapter 13 or 17. See Arizona Laws 36-2981
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.
  • 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.
  • Population: means the population according to the most recent United States decennial census. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • 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
  • 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
  • Primary care physician: means a physician who is a family practitioner, general practitioner, pediatrician, general internist, or obstetrician or gynecologist. See Arizona Laws 36-2971
  • Primary care physician: means a physician who is a family practitioner, general practitioner, pediatrician, general internist, obstetrician or gynecologist. See Arizona Laws 36-2981
  • Primary care practitioner: means a nurse practitioner certified pursuant to title 32, chapter 15 or a physician assistant certified pursuant to title 32, chapter 25. See Arizona Laws 36-2971
  • Primary care practitioner: means a nurse practitioner who is certified pursuant to title 32, chapter 15 or a physician assistant who is licensed pursuant to title 32, chapter 25 and who is acting within the respective scope of practice of those chapters. See Arizona Laws 36-2981
  • Principal: means a person who is the subject of a health care power of attorney. See Arizona Laws 36-3201
  • 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
  • Probate: Proving a will
  • Proceeding: includes a civil suit and a criminal, administrative and investigatory action. See Arizona Laws 10-140
  • Producer: means a person that is engaged in this state in the business of producing or causing fruit or vegetables to be produced for market in commercial quantities. See Arizona Laws 3-481
  • Program: means the children's health insurance program. See Arizona Laws 36-2981
  • Program administrator: means the program administrator of the community services administration in the department of economic security. See Arizona Laws 36-3001
  • Program agreement: means an agreement between the organization and a program contractor. See Arizona Laws 36-2999.01
  • Program contractor: means the department or any other entity that contracts with the administration pursuant to section 36-2940 or 36-2944 to provide services to members pursuant to this article. See Arizona Laws 36-2931
  • Program contractor: means the department or any other entity that contracts with the administration pursuant to section 36-2940 or 36-2944. See Arizona Laws 36-2971
  • Program contractor: means the entity that contracts with the administration pursuant to sections 36-2940 and 36-2944 to provide services to members pursuant to article 2 of this chapter. See Arizona Laws 36-2999.01
  • Property: includes both real and personal property. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Provider: means a person who subcontracts with a program contractor for the delivery of services to members pursuant to this article. See Arizona Laws 36-2931
  • Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
  • Qualified medicare beneficiary only: means an eligible person who is determined eligible pursuant to this article and who is not enrolled as a member under either article 1 or 2 of this chapter. See Arizona Laws 36-2971
  • 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; Version 2
  • Qualifying plan: means a contractor that contracts with the state pursuant to section 38-651 to provide health and accident insurance for state employees and that provides services to members pursuant to section 36-2989, subsection A. See Arizona Laws 36-2981
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Record date: means the date established under chapter 6 or 7 of this title on which a corporation determines the identity of its shareholders and their shareholdings for purposes of chapters 1 through 17 of this title. See Arizona Laws 10-140
  • Reductions from gross inpatient revenue: includes bad debts, contractual adjustments, uncompensated care, administrative, courtesy and policy discounts, adjustments and other similar revenue deductions. See Arizona Laws 36-2999.51
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Resident day: means a calendar day of care provided to a nursing facility resident, including the day of admission and excluding the day of discharge. See Arizona Laws 36-2999.51
  • Right of rescission: Right to cancel, within three business days, a contract that uses the home of a person as collateral, except in the case of a first mortgage loan. There is no fee to the borrower, who receives a full refund of all fees paid. The right of rescission is guaranteed by the Truth in Lending Act (TILA). Source: OCC
  • 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 area: means the geographic area in which the comprehensive care for the elderly organization has agreed to provide services under the comprehensive care for the elderly program agreement. See Arizona Laws 36-2999.01
  • 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
  • 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
  • Shareholder: includes a beneficial owner whose shares are held in a voting trust or are held by a nominee on the beneficial owner's behalf. See Arizona Laws 10-740
  • Shares: means the units into which the proprietary interests in a corporation are divided. See Arizona Laws 10-140
  • 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
  • Shipper: means a person that ships, transports, sells or markets fruit or vegetables under the person's registered trademark or label or a person that first markets the fruit or vegetables on behalf of the producer. See Arizona Laws 3-481
  • Special health care district: means a special health care district organized pursuant to title 48, chapter 31. See Arizona Laws 36-2931
  • Special health care district: means a special health care district organized pursuant to title 48, chapter 31. See Arizona Laws 36-2981
  • State plan: means a written agreement between the centers for medicare and medicaid services and the Arizona health care cost containment system administration that describes eligibility, covered services and the requirements for participation in the medicaid program except those requirements that are waived pursuant to the research and demonstration waiver pursuant to section 1115 of the social security act. See Arizona Laws 36-2931
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Statute of limitations: A law that sets the time within which parties must take action to enforce their rights.
  • 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
  • System: means the Arizona long-term care system. See Arizona Laws 36-2931
  • System: means the Arizona health care cost containment system established by article 1 of this chapter and the Arizona long-term care system established by article 2 of this chapter. See Arizona Laws 36-2971
  • 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.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Tribal facility: means a facility that is operated by an Indian tribe and that is authorized to provide services pursuant to Public Law 93-638, as amended. See Arizona Laws 36-2981
  • 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
  • Uniform accounting system: means a standard method of collecting, recording and safeguarding Arizona long-term care system data. See Arizona Laws 36-2931
  • Upper payment limit: means the limitation established pursuant to 42 Code of Federal Regulations section 447. See Arizona Laws 36-2999.51
  • 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
  • Writing: includes printing. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • written: includes blockchain technology as defined in section 44-7061. See Arizona Laws 10-140