Sections
Article 1 Boundaries and County Seats 11-101 – 11-117
Article 2 Boundary Disputes 11-121 – 11-123
Article 3 Formation of Counties 11-131 – 11-145
Article 4 Change of County Seat 11-171 – 11-178

Terms Used In Arizona Laws > Title 11 > Chapter 1

  • Advertisement: means a commercial message in any medium that solicits a consumer to enter a rental-purchase agreement. See Arizona Laws 44-6801
  • Advice and consent: Under the Constitution, presidential nominations for executive and judicial posts take effect only when confirmed by the Senate, and international treaties become effective only when the Senate approves them by a two-thirds vote.
  • Affected county: means each existing county affected by a proposed formation of new counties. See Arizona Laws 11-131
  • 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.
  • Agreement: means the bargain of the parties in fact, as found in their language or inferred from other circumstances and from rules, regulations and procedures that are given the effect of agreements under laws otherwise applicable to a particular transaction. See Arizona Laws 44-7002
  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • Annual percentage rate: The cost of credit at a yearly rate. It is calculated in a standard way, taking the average compound interest rate over the term of the loan so borrowers can compare loans. Lenders are required by law to disclose a card account's APR. Source: FDIC
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • 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.
  • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
  • Appropriator: means the person or persons initiating or perfecting the right to use appropriable water based on state law, or the person's successor or successors in interest. See Arizona Laws 45-101
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Assessed valuation: means the net assessed valuation used for purposes of levying primary property taxes for the tax year immediately preceding the filing of the petition for the formation of counties. See Arizona Laws 11-131
  • Authorized user: means any person other than a cardholder who has actual, implied or apparent authority to use a cardholder's credit card or credit card account. See Arizona Laws 44-7801
  • Automated transaction: means a transaction that is conducted or performed, in whole or in part, by electronic means or electronic records and in which the acts or records of one or both parties are not reviewed by an individual in the ordinary course in forming a contract, performing under an existing contract or fulfilling an obligation that is required by the transaction. See Arizona Laws 44-7002
  • 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
  • Booking photograph: means a photograph of a subject individual that is taken pursuant to an arrest or other involvement in the criminal justice system. See Arizona Laws 44-7901
  • buyer: means a person who buys goods or services from a retail seller. See Arizona Laws 44-6001
  • Candling: means the visual examination of eggs to establish their quality by the use of transmitted light to determine the cleanliness and soundness of the shell, the size and condition of the aircell and the condition of the yolk, white and germ. See Arizona Laws 3-701
  • Cardholder: means the named person who applies for or accepts the credit card account. See Arizona Laws 44-7801
  • Carton: means an egg carton as used in commercial practice in the United States. See Arizona Laws 3-701
  • Case: means a standard thirty-dozen egg case as used in commercial practice in the United States. See Arizona Laws 3-701
  • Cash price: means the price at which the lessor would have sold the property to the consumer for cash on the date of the rental-purchase agreement. See Arizona Laws 44-6801
  • Cash sale price: means the price stated in a retail installment contract or other memorandum furnished by a retail seller to a retail buyer in connection with a retail charge account agreement, for which the seller would have sold and the buyer would have bought the goods or services which are the subject matter of a retail installment transaction, if the sale had been a sale for cash. See Arizona Laws 44-6001
  • Charges: means purchases, cash advances, annual membership fees, delinquent payment fees, insufficient fund fees, over limit fees or other amounts incurred through use of the credit card. See Arizona Laws 44-7801
  • Charitable organization: means either of the following:

    (a) A person determined by the internal revenue service to be a tax exempt organization pursuant to section 501(c)(3) of the internal revenue code. See Arizona Laws 44-6551

  • Check: means a draft that is payable on demand and drawn on a financial institution, a cashier's check or a teller's check. See Arizona Laws 44-6851
  • Closed-end company: means any management company other than an open-end company or unit investment trust. See Arizona Laws 44-3101
  • Commission: means the county formation commission established pursuant to section 11-136. See Arizona Laws 11-131
  • Commission: means the Arizona corporation commission. See Arizona Laws 44-1801
  • Common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
  • Computer program: means a set of statements or instructions to be used directly or indirectly in an information processing system in order to bring about a certain result. See Arizona Laws 44-7002
  • Concurrent resolution: A legislative measure, designated "S. Con. Res." and numbered consecutively upon introduction, generally employed to address the sentiments of both chambers, to deal with issues or matters affecting both houses, such as a concurrent budget resolution, or to create a temporary joint committee. Concurrent resolutions are not submitted to the President/Governor and thus do not have the force of law.
  • Consumer: means an individual who rents personal property under a rental-purchase agreement to be used primarily for personal, family or household purposes. See Arizona Laws 44-6801
  • Consummation: means the date on which a consumer becomes contractually obligated under a rental-purchase agreement or on the date the first payment is made, whichever is earlier. See Arizona Laws 44-6801
  • Container: means any box, one-half case, basket, flat or other receptacle, excluding a carton and a case. See Arizona Laws 3-701
  • Contract: means the total legal obligation resulting from the parties' agreement as affected by this chapter and any other applicable law. See Arizona Laws 44-7002
  • Contracted fund raiser: means a person who for profit either solicits directly or employs, procures or engages another person to solicit for a charitable organization. See Arizona Laws 44-6551
  • Cost of rental: means the difference between the total of all periodic payments necessary to acquire ownership under the rental-purchase agreement and the cash price of the rental property that is subject to the rental-purchase agreement. See Arizona Laws 44-6801
  • Counterclaim: A claim that a defendant makes against a plaintiff.
  • CRD system: means the central registration depository system of the national association of securities dealers, incorporated. See Arizona Laws 44-1801
  • Credit card: means any card, plate or other single credit device that may be used from time to time to obtain credit and shall include a charge card, courtesy card, identification card or account number that may be used to access a line of credit to purchase goods or services. See Arizona Laws 44-7801
  • Credit card account: means a line of credit offered by an issuer to a cardholder that is accessible by the use of a credit card. See Arizona Laws 44-7801
  • Credit card agreement: means the terms and conditions governing the use of the credit card account. See Arizona Laws 44-7801
  • Credit report: A detailed report of an individual's credit history prepared by a credit bureau and used by a lender in determining a loan applicant's creditworthiness. Source: OCC
  • Creditor: means the person, business, financial institution or commercial enterprise that owns the credit card account. See Arizona Laws 44-7801
  • Criminal justice record: includes a booking photograph and the name, address and description of and the charges filed against a subject individual. See Arizona Laws 44-7901
  • Dating referral services: means services that are primarily intended to introduce or match adults for social or romantic activities, including activities that are commonly referred to as computer dating or video dating services. See Arizona Laws 44-7151
  • dealer: means any person, partnership, corporation, association or other form of business enterprise that is primarily engaged in the retail sale of equipment. See Arizona Laws 44-6701
  • Dealer agreement: means an oral or written contract or agreement of definite or indefinite duration between a supplier and an equipment dealer that prescribes the rights and obligations of each party with respect to the purchase or sale of equipment. See Arizona Laws 44-6701
  • Department: means the department of insurance. See Arizona Laws 44-6951
  • Department: means the Arizona department of agriculture. See Arizona Laws 3-101
  • Department: means the department of water resources. See Arizona Laws 45-101
  • Deposition: An oral statement made before an officer authorized by law to administer oaths. Such statements are often taken to examine potential witnesses, to obtain discovery, or to be used later in trial.
  • Depository institution: means a bank, savings and loan association or trust company whose business is supervised and regulated by an agency of this state or the United States, or an employee, as defined in title 10, chapter 1, of any such bank, savings and loan association or trust company while acting within the scope of the employee's employment. See Arizona Laws 44-3101
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • Director: means the director of the department of insurance. See Arizona Laws 44-6951
  • Director: means the director of the department. See Arizona Laws 3-101
  • Director: means the director of the securities division of the commission. See Arizona Laws 44-1801
  • Director: means the director of water resources, who is also the director of the department. See Arizona Laws 45-101
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Division: means the securities division of the commission. See Arizona Laws 44-1801
  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
  • Draft: means an item, other than an instrument, that is an order. See Arizona Laws 44-6851
  • Drawer: means a person who signs or is identified in a draft as a person ordering payment. See Arizona Laws 44-6851
  • Effluent: means water that has been collected in a sanitary sewer for subsequent treatment in a facility that is regulated pursuant to title 49, chapter 2. See Arizona Laws 45-101
  • Eggs: means eggs that are in the shell and that are from chickens, turkeys, ducks, geese or any other species of fowl. See Arizona Laws 3-701
  • Electronic: means relating to technology that has electrical, digital, magnetic, wireless, optical or electromagnetic capabilities or similar capabilities. See Arizona Laws 44-7002
  • Electronic agent: means a computer program or an electronic or other automated means that is used independently to initiate an action or respond to electronic records or performances, in whole or in part, without review or action by an individual. See Arizona Laws 44-7002
  • Electronic record: means a record that is created, generated, sent, communicated, received or stored by electronic means. See Arizona Laws 44-7002
  • Electronic signature: means an electronic sound, symbol or process that is attached to or logically associated with a record and that is executed or adopted by an individual with the intent to sign the record. See Arizona Laws 44-7002
  • enterprise: means any person or business entity that offers dating referral services to the public for compensation. See Arizona Laws 44-7151
  • 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.
  • Entrance fee: means an initial or deferred transfer to a provider of a facility of a sum of money or property by a person entering into a senior residential entrance fee contract that in amount or value is at least six hundred per cent of the periodic fee charged to a resident, all or a portion of which may be refunded to that resident, a benefactor or a beneficiary on the resident's termination of residence in the facility. See Arizona Laws 44-6951
  • Equipment: means machines designed for or adapted and used for agriculture, livestock, grazing, light industrial and utility purposes. See Arizona Laws 44-6701
  • 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
  • Ex officio: Literally, by virtue of one's office.
  • Executor: A male person named in a will to carry out the decedent
  • Facility: means a place or places in which a provider undertakes to provide a resident with a living unit pursuant to a senior residential entrance fee contract. See Arizona Laws 44-6951
  • 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.
  • Federal covered adviser: means an investment adviser registered under the investment advisers act of 1940. See Arizona Laws 44-3101
  • Fee: means any charge, fee, cost or expense, however denominated, other than a rental payment. See Arizona Laws 44-6801
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • Finance charge: means the amount payable by the buyer for the privilege of purchasing goods or services under a retail installment transaction. See Arizona Laws 44-6001
  • Financial institution: means a bank, savings and loan association or credit union that is chartered and supervised under state or federal law. See Arizona Laws 44-6851
  • Financial institution: means any of the following:

    (a) A banking institution that is authorized to issue credit cards pursuant to federal or state law. See Arizona Laws 44-7801

  • Firearm: means any loaded or unloaded handgun, pistol, revolver, rifle, shotgun or other weapon that will expel or that is designed to or may readily be converted to expel a solid projectile by the action of expanding gases. See Arizona Laws 44-7851
  • Goods: means all tangible chattels, except motor vehicles, money, things in action or intangible personal property other than merchandise certificates or coupons as described in this chapter. See Arizona Laws 44-6001
  • Governmental agency: means an executive, legislative or judicial agency, department, board, commission, authority, institution or instrumentality of the federal government or a state or of a county or municipality or other political subdivision of a state. See Arizona Laws 44-7002
  • Groundwater: means water under the surface of the earth regardless of the geologic structure in which it is standing or moving. See Arizona Laws 45-101
  • Guarantor: A party who agrees to be responsible for the payment of another party's debts should that party default. Source: OCC
  • Holder: means :

    (a) The retail seller of goods or services under a retail installment contract or retail charge account agreement. See Arizona Laws 44-6001

  • Holder: means a person, including this state, who is entitled to enforce an instrument. See Arizona Laws 44-6851
  • Home solicitation sale: means a sale of goods or services in which the seller or his representative personally solicits the sale and the buyer's agreement or offer to purchase is made at a home other than that of the person soliciting the same and that agreement or offer to purchase is there given to the seller or his representative and all or any part of the purchase price is payable in installments, or a debt incurred for payment of the purchase price is payable in installments. See Arizona Laws 44-5001
  • IARD: means the investment adviser registration depository operated by the national association of securities dealers. See Arizona Laws 44-3101
  • illegal act: means an act or omission that violates any law or any rule having the force of law. See Arizona Laws 44-2121
  • Independent solicitor: means a person who for profit engages to solicit on behalf of a charitable organization or on behalf of a contracted fund raiser. See Arizona Laws 44-6551
  • 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.
  • Information: means data, text, images, sounds, codes, computer programs, software or databases or similar items. See Arizona Laws 44-7002
  • Information processing system: means an electronic system for creating, generating, sending, receiving, storing, displaying or processing information. See Arizona Laws 44-7002
  • Inhabitant: means a resident of a city, town, village, district, county or precinct. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • 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.
  • Intestate: Dying without leaving a will.
  • Investment adviser: means any person who, for compensation, engages in the business of advising others, either directly or through publications or writings, as to the value of securities or as to the advisability of investing in, purchasing or selling securities or who, for compensation and as a part of a regular business, issues or promulgates analyses or reports concerning securities. See Arizona Laws 44-3101
  • Investment adviser representative: means any partner, officer or director of an investment adviser, any individual who occupies a status or performs functions similar to a partner, officer or director of an investment adviser or any other individual who is employed by or associated with an investment adviser, except clerical or ministerial personnel, and who does any of the following:

    (a) Makes any recommendations or otherwise renders advice regarding securities. See Arizona Laws 44-3101

  • Investment company: means any company that is registered under the investment company act of 1940. See Arizona Laws 44-3101
  • Issuer: means a financial institution or an authorized agent of a financial institution that issues a credit card. See Arizona Laws 44-7801
  • Issuer: means any person who issues or proposes to issue any security, except:

    (a) With respect to certificates of deposit, voting-trust certificates, collateral-trust certificates, certificates of interest or shares in an unincorporated investment trust, whether or not of the fixed, restricted management or unit type, issuer means the person or persons performing the acts and assuming the duties of depositor or manager pursuant to the provisions of the trust or other agreement or instrument under which such securities are issued. See Arizona Laws 44-1801

  • Lessor: means a person who, in the ordinary course of business, regularly leases, offers to lease or arranges for the leasing of property under a rental-purchase agreement. See Arizona Laws 44-6801
  • Licensed investment adviser: means an investment adviser licensed under this chapter. See Arizona Laws 44-3101
  • Lineal descendant: Direct descendant of the same ancestors.
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Living unit: means any apartment, room or other area in a facility set aside for the exclusive use of one or more identified residents. See Arizona Laws 44-6951
  • Maker: means a person who signs or is identified in a note as a person undertaking to pay. See Arizona Laws 44-6851
  • Minimum finance charge: The minimum, or fixed, finance charge that will be imposed during a billing cycle. A minimum finance charge usually applies only when a finance charge is imposed, that is, when you carry over a balance. Source: Federal Reserve
  • Mugshot website operator: means a person that publishes a criminal justice record on a publicly available internet website for a commercial purpose. See Arizona Laws 44-7901
  • Net cost: means the price the equipment dealer pays to the supplier for equipment, including the freight costs from the supplier's location to the equipment dealer's location, minus all applicable discounts allowed by the supplier. See Arizona Laws 44-6701
  • Net price: means the price listed for repair parts in the supplier's price list or catalog minus all applicable discounts allowed by the supplier. See Arizona Laws 44-6701
  • New county: means a county which has been approved by the voters at an election on formation held pursuant to section 11-137. See Arizona Laws 11-131
  • 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.
  • offer for sale: means an attempt or offer to dispose of, or solicitation of an order or offer to buy, a security or interest in a security for value or any sale or offer for sale of a warrant or right to subscribe to another security of the same issuer or of another issuer. See Arizona Laws 44-1801
  • Official fees: means :

    (a) The amount of the fees prescribed by law for filing, recording or otherwise perfecting and releasing or satisfying a retained title, lien or other security interest created by a retail installment transaction. See Arizona Laws 44-6001

  • Open-end company: means a management company that is offering for sale or has outstanding any redeemable security of which it is the issuer. See Arizona Laws 44-3101
  • Order: means a written instruction to pay money that is signed by the person giving the instruction. See Arizona Laws 44-6851
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Payee: means a person, including this state, in whose favor an instrument is drawn or made payable. See Arizona Laws 44-6851
  • Periodic fee: means the monthly calculated amount charged to a resident for lodging in a living unit provided pursuant to a senior residential entrance fee contract. See Arizona Laws 44-6951
  • Person: includes a corporation, company, partnership, firm, association or society, as well as a natural person. See Arizona Laws 44-5001
  • Person: means a natural person, partnership, association, joint venture, corporation, limited liability company, nonprofit organization or trust or any similar entity or organized group of persons. See Arizona Laws 44-7901
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, business trust, estate, trust, partnership, limited liability company, association, joint venture, governmental agency or public corporation or any other legal or commercial entity. See Arizona Laws 44-7002
  • Person: includes a corporation, company, partnership, firm, association or society, as well as a natural person. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, partnership, association, joint stock company or trust, limited liability company, government or governmental subdivision or agency or any other unincorporated organization. See Arizona Laws 44-1801
  • Petty offense: A federal misdemeanor punishable by six months or less in prison. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Population: means the population according to the most recent United States decennial census. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • 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.
  • Principal balance: means the cash sale price of the goods or services which are the subject matter of a retail installment contract plus any amounts included, if a separate identified charge is made and stated in the contract, for insurance and official fees, less the amount of the buyer's down payment in money or goods, or both. See Arizona Laws 44-6001
  • Privately owned land: includes all lands other than federal, Indian, state, county, municipal and other governmental lands which are exempt from taxation under article IX, section 2, Constitution of Arizona. See Arizona Laws 11-131
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Proposed county: means a county proposed by petition pursuant to section 11-133 to be formed from an affected county or counties but before an election on formation is held pursuant to section 11-137. See Arizona Laws 11-131
  • Provider: means a person who provides lodging to seniors in a living unit pursuant to a senior residential entrance fee contract. See Arizona Laws 44-6951
  • Public debt: Cumulative amounts borrowed by the Treasury Department or the Federal Financing Bank from the public or from another fund or account. The public debt does not include agency debt (amounts borrowed by other agencies of the Federal Government). The total public debt is subject to a statutory limit.
  • Quality: means the inherent properties of any product that determine its relative degree of excellence. See Arizona Laws 3-701
  • Record: means information that is inscribed on a tangible medium or that is stored in an electronic or other medium and that is retrievable in perceivable form. See Arizona Laws 44-7002
  • Registered mail: includes certified mail. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Rental-purchase agreement: means an agreement that is for the use of personal property by an individual for personal, family or household purposes, that is for an initial period of four months or less, that is automatically renewable with each payment after the initial period and that permits the consumer to become the owner of the property but that does not obligate or require the consumer to continue leasing or using the property beyond the initial period. See Arizona Laws 44-6801
  • 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.
  • Resident: means an individual who enters into a senior residential entrance fee contract with a provider or who is designated in a senior residential entrance fee contract to receive lodging. See Arizona Laws 44-6951
  • Retail charge account agreement: means an arrangement prescribing the terms of retail installment transactions which may be made from time to time in which a retail buyer purchases goods or services and in which a finance charge or delinquency charge may be computed in relation to the buyer's balance in the account. See Arizona Laws 44-6001
  • Retail installment contract: means an arrangement for a retail installment transaction except a retail charge account agreement or memorandum reflecting a sale made pursuant to such agreement. See Arizona Laws 44-6001
  • Retail installment transaction: means any transaction in which a retail buyer purchases goods or services, excluding services purchased in connection with a lease, from a retail seller pursuant to a retail installment contract or a retail charge account agreement and under which the buyer agrees to pay for the goods and services in more than four installments or for which the payment of a finance charge may be required. See Arizona Laws 44-6001
  • Riparian area: means a geographically delineated area with distinct resource values, that is characterized by deep-rooted plant species that depend on having roots in the water table or its capillary zone and that occurs within or adjacent to a natural perennial or intermittent stream channel or within or adjacent to a lake, pond or marsh bed maintained primarily by natural water sources. See Arizona Laws 45-101
  • Salesman: means an individual, other than a dealer, employed, appointed or authorized by a dealer to sell securities in this state. See Arizona Laws 44-1801
  • Sanitary sewer: means any pipe or other enclosed conduit that carries, among other substances, any water-carried wastes from the human body from residences, commercial buildings, industrial plants or institutions. See Arizona Laws 45-101
  • SEC: means the United States securities and exchange commission. See Arizona Laws 44-1801
  • Security procedure: means a procedure that is employed to verify that an electronic signature, record or performance is that of a specific person or to detect changes or errors in the information in an electronic record. See Arizona Laws 44-7002
  • sell: means a sale or any other disposition of a security or interest in a security for value and includes a contract to make such sale or disposition. See Arizona Laws 44-1801
  • seller: means a person regularly and principally engaged in the business of selling goods or services to retail buyers. See Arizona Laws 44-6001
  • Senior residential entrance fee contract: means a contract to provide a living unit in a facility for the duration of a resident's life or for a term of more than one year that is conditioned on the transfer of an entrance fee to the provider in addition to or in lieu of the payment of periodic charges for the living unit and that is further conditioned on the resident's ability to live independently. See Arizona Laws 44-6951
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • Services: means work, labor, or services of any kind. See Arizona Laws 44-6001
  • solicitation: means a request of any kind for a contribution or a request for the purchase of goods, tickets or services for a charitable purpose. See Arizona Laws 44-6551
  • SRO: means any national securities or commodities exchange, registered association or registered clearing agency. See Arizona Laws 44-1801
  • State: means a state of the United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the United States Virgin Islands or any territory or insular possession subject to the jurisdiction of the United States. See Arizona Laws 44-7002
  • Subject individual: means an individual who has been arrested. See Arizona Laws 44-7901
  • Subpoena duces tecum: A command to a witness to produce documents.
  • Supplier: means any person, partnership, corporation, association or other business enterprise that is engaged in the manufacturing, assembly or wholesale distribution of equipment or repair parts, or both, and includes any successor in interest, including a purchaser of assets or stock, or a surviving corporation that results from a merger, liquidation or reorganization of the original supplier. See Arizona Laws 44-6701
  • Surface water: means the waters of all sources, flowing in streams, canyons, ravines or other natural channels, or in definite underground channels, whether perennial or intermittent, floodwater, wastewater or surplus water, and of lakes, ponds and springs on the surface. See Arizona Laws 45-101
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Transaction: means an action or set of actions occurring between two or more persons relating to the conduct of business, commercial or governmental affairs. See Arizona Laws 44-7002
  • 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.
  • Transfer: means when a person gives, loans, offers for sale, wills or in any manner offers another person a firearm for any lawful purpose and the person is not a prohibited possessor under state or federal law. See Arizona Laws 44-7851
  • Underwriter: means a person who has acquired from an issuer with a view to, or sells for an issuer in connection with, the distribution of any securities or participates or has a direct or indirect participation in such undertaking, or participates or has a participation in the direct or indirect underwriting of such undertaking. See Arizona Laws 44-1801
  • Unit investment trust: means an investment company that is organized under a trust indenture, contract of custodianship or agency or similar instrument, that does not have a board of directors and that issues only redeemable securities, each of which represents an undivided interest in a unit of specified securities, but does not include a voting trust. See Arizona Laws 44-3101
  • Verdict: The decision of a petit jury or a judge.
  • Wilfully: means , with respect to conduct or to a circumstance described by a statute defining an offense, that a person is aware or believes that the person's conduct is of that nature or that the circumstance exists. See Arizona Laws 1-215