§ 13-1701 Definitions
§ 13-1702 Reckless burning; classification
§ 13-1703 Arson of a structure or property; classification
§ 13-1704 Arson of an occupied structure; classification
§ 13-1705 Arson of an occupied jail or prison facility; classification.
§ 13-1706 Burning of wildlands; exceptions; classification
§ 13-1707 Unlawful cross burning; classification
§ 13-1708 Unlawful symbol burning; classification
§ 13-1709 Emergency response and investigation costs; civil liability; definitions

Terms Used In Arizona Laws > Title 13 > Chapter 17

  • Act: means a bodily movement. See Arizona Laws 3-1703
  • Branch office: means any fixed place of business, other than the primary office, where records are kept, mail is received, statements are rendered, money is collected, requests for service or bids are received, information pertaining to the business of pest management is given or pesticides are stored or disposed of. See Arizona Laws 3-3601
  • Branch supervisor: means a certified applicator working at or from a branch office who is responsible for ensuring the training, equipping and supervision of all applicators of the branch office. See Arizona Laws 3-3601
  • Business license: means a license that is issued pursuant to this chapter or rules adopted pursuant to this chapter to a person and that entitles that person and the person's employees to engage in the business of pest management. See Arizona Laws 3-3601
  • Business of pest management: means engaging in, offering to engage in, advertising for, soliciting or performing pest management, including any of the following:

    (a) Identifying infestations or making inspections for the purpose of identifying or attempting to identify infestations. See Arizona Laws 3-3601

  • Certified applicator: means an individual who is licensed by the division to provide pest management services in accordance with this chapter. See Arizona Laws 3-3601
  • Conduct: means an act or omission and its accompanying culpable mental state. See Arizona Laws 3-1703
  • Criminal negligence: means , with respect to a result or to a circumstance described by a statute defining an offense, that a person fails to perceive a substantial and unjustifiable risk that the result will occur or that the circumstance exists. See Arizona Laws 3-1703
  • Damage: means any physical or visual impairment of any surface. See Arizona Laws 3-3621
  • Direct supervision: means the use of a pesticide under the instructions, control and responsibility of a certified applicator who is available if needed for consultation or assistance even though the certified applicator is not physically present at the time and place the pesticide is used. See Arizona Laws 3-3601
  • Director: means the director of the department. See Arizona Laws 3-101
  • Division: means the pest management division of the department. See Arizona Laws 3-3601
  • Felony: means an offense for which a sentence to a term of imprisonment in the custody of the state department of corrections is authorized by any law of this state. See Arizona Laws 3-1703
  • Final grade treatment: means the establishment of a complete vertical barrier at the exterior of foundation walls in stem wall or monolithic construction. See Arizona Laws 3-3601
  • Immediate supervision: means the use of a pesticide by an individual acting under the instructions, control and responsibility of a certified applicator who is within the direct line of sight or within hearing distance of the individual and who is available for consultation or assistance at the time and place the pesticide is used. See Arizona Laws 3-3601
  • Initial corrective treatment: means the first postconstruction treatment of any kind performed by a licensee, excluding a treatment performed under warranty by a licensee who has performed the pretreatment or new-construction treatment. See Arizona Laws 3-3601
  • Inquiry: means an initial investigation of possible violations of this chapter or rules adopted pursuant to this chapter based on information received from the public or division staff. See Arizona Laws 3-3601
  • Knowingly: 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 3-1703
  • Misdemeanor: means an offense for which a sentence to a term of imprisonment other than to the custody of the state department of corrections is authorized by any law of this state. See Arizona Laws 3-1703
  • New-construction treatment: means a treatment that protects all cellulose components of a structure from subterranean termites and that is performed after a permanent concrete slab foundation is installed or footings and supports for a raised foundation are installed, but before the structure or a final grade treatment is completed. See Arizona Laws 3-3601
  • Occupied structure: means any structure as defined in paragraph 4 in which one or more human beings either is or is likely to be present or so near as to be in equivalent danger at the time the fire or explosion occurs. See Arizona Laws 3-3621
  • Person: means a human being and, as the context requires, an enterprise, a public or private corporation, an unincorporated association, a partnership, a firm, a society, a government, a governmental authority or an individual or entity capable of holding a legal or beneficial interest in property. See Arizona Laws 3-1703
  • Pest management services: means identifying infestations or making inspections for the purpose of identifying or attempting to identify infestations, making written or oral inspection reports or recommendations with respect to infestations and the application of pesticides or the use of devices not exempt by section  3-3603, subsection B, paragraph  17 for the purpose of eliminating, exterminating, controlling or preventing infestations. See Arizona Laws 3-3601
  • Pesticide: means any substance or mixture of substances intended to be used for preventing, destroying, repelling or mitigating insects, fungi, bacteria, microbes, weeds, rodents, predatory animals or any form of plant or animal life that is, or that the director may declare to be, a pest and that may infest or be detrimental to vegetation, humans, animals or households or be present in any environment. See Arizona Laws 3-3601
  • Pretreatment: means a termite treatment that protects all cellulose components of a structure from subterranean termites, that is performed before a permanent concrete slab foundation is installed or in conjunction with establishing footings and supports for a raised foundation and that establishes thorough and complete horizontal and vertical treated barriers. See Arizona Laws 3-3601
  • Prior violation: means any violation for which disciplinary action was taken within a five-year period before the date of the violation for which current disciplinary action is sought. See Arizona Laws 3-3601
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Property: means anything of value, tangible or intangible. See Arizona Laws 3-1703
  • Property: means anything other than a structure which has value, tangible or intangible, public or private, real or personal, including documents evidencing value or ownership. See Arizona Laws 3-3621
  • Qualifying party: means a certified qualified applicator registered with the division as the individual responsible for ensuring the training, equipping and supervision of all applicators of a business licensee or school district. See Arizona Laws 3-3601
  • Recklessly: means , with respect to a result or to a circumstance described by a statute defining an offense, that a person is aware of and consciously disregards a substantial and unjustifiable risk that the result will occur or that the circumstance exists. See Arizona Laws 3-1703
  • Structure: means any building, object, vehicle, watercraft, aircraft or place with sides and a floor, used for lodging, business, transportation, recreation or storage. See Arizona Laws 3-3621
  • 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.
  • Unlawful: means contrary to law or, where the context so requires, not permitted by law. See Arizona Laws 3-1703
  • Vehicle: means a device in, upon or by which any person or property is, may be or could have been transported or drawn upon a highway, waterway or airway, excepting devices moved by human power or used exclusively upon stationary rails or tracks. See Arizona Laws 3-1703
  • Wildland: means any brush covered land, cutover land, forest, grassland or woods. See Arizona Laws 3-3621
  • 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
  • Wood-destroying insect inspection report: means a written inspection report on a form approved by the director that is prepared in connection with the sale or refinancing of real property whether or not the report is used as part of the transaction. See Arizona Laws 3-3601
  • Wood-destroying organisms: means organisms that attack, damage or destroy wood or wood-derivative products, but does not include birds or mammals. See Arizona Laws 3-3601