§ 13-2901 Definitions
§ 13-2902 Unlawful assembly; classification
§ 13-2903 Riot; classification
§ 13-2904 Disorderly conduct; classification
§ 13-2905 Loitering; classification
§ 13-2906
§ 13-2907 False reporting; emergency response costs; classification; definitions
§ 13-2907.01 False reporting to law enforcement agencies; classification
§ 13-2907.02 False reporting of child abuse or neglect; classification
§ 13-2907.03 False reporting of sexual assault involving a spouse; classification
§ 13-2907.04 False reporting of vulnerable adult abuse; classification
§ 13-2907.05 False reporting of an offense involving corrections or probation employees; classification
§ 13-2908 Criminal nuisance; classification
§ 13-2909 Residential picketing; classification
§ 13-2910 Cruelty to animals; interference with working or service animal; classification; definitions
§ 13-2910.01 Animal fighting; classification
§ 13-2910.02 Presence at animal fight; classification
§ 13-2910.03 Cockfighting; classification
§ 13-2910.04 Presence at cockfight; classification
§ 13-2910.05 Exempt activities
§ 13-2910.06 Defense to cruelty to animals and bird fighting
§ 13-2910.07 Cruel and inhumane confinement of a pig during pregnancy or of a calf raised for veal
§ 13-2910.08 The humane treatment of farm animals fund
§ 13-2910.09
§ 13-2910.10
§ 13-2910.11
§ 13-2911 Interference with or disruption of an educational institution; violation; classification; definitions
§ 13-2912 Unlawful introduction of disease or parasite; classification
§ 13-2913 Unlawful violation of fire ban; classification
§ 13-2914 Aggressive solicitation; classification; definitions
§ 13-2915 Preventing use of telephone in emergency; false representation of emergency; classification; definitions
§ 13-2916 Use of an electronic communication to terrify, intimidate, threaten or harass; unlawful use of electronic communication device; applicability; classification; definitions
§ 13-2917 Public nuisance; abatement; classification
§ 13-2918 Interference with emergency transmission on citizens’ band radio frequency; presumption; definition; classification
§ 13-2919 Automated telephone solicitation; violation; classification
§ 13-2920 Advertisements and required preamble message for telephone information services; telecommunications corporation compensation; definitions; classification
§ 13-2921 Harassment; classification; definition
§ 13-2921.01 Aggravated harassment; classification; definition
§ 13-2922 Interference with transmissions on public safety land mobile radio frequencies; classification; definitions
§ 13-2923 Stalking; classification; exceptions; definitions
§ 13-2924 Unlawful solicitation of tort victims; classification; definitions
§ 13-2926 Abandonment or concealment of a dead body; classification
§ 13-2927 Unlawful feeding of wildlife; classification
§ 13-2928 Unlawful stopping to hire and pick up passengers for work; unlawful application, solicitation or employment; classification; definitions
§ 13-2929
§ 13-2930 Unlawful funeral or burial protest activities; classification; definition

Terms Used In Arizona Laws > Title 13 > Chapter 29 - Offenses Against Public Order

  • Absconder: means a probationer who has moved from the probationer's primary residence without permission of the probation officer, who cannot be located within ninety days of the previous contact and against whom a petition to revoke has been filed in the superior court alleging that the probationer's whereabouts are unknown. See Arizona Laws 13-105
  • Acquittal:
    1. Judgement that a criminal defendant has not been proved guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.
    2. A verdict of "not guilty."
     
  • Act: means a bodily movement. See Arizona Laws 13-105
  • Adult: means a person who has attained eighteen years of age. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • 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.
  • Bail: Security given for the release of a criminal defendant or witness from legal custody (usually in the form of money) to secure his/her appearance on the day and time appointed.
  • Commercial motorized watercraft: means a motorized watercraft that carries passengers or property for a valuable consideration that is paid to the owner, charterer, operator or agent or to any other person interested in the watercraft. See Arizona Laws 5-301
  • Commission: means the Arizona state boxing and mixed martial arts commission. See Arizona Laws 5-221
  • Commission: means the Arizona game and fish commission. See Arizona Laws 5-301
  • Community supervision: means that portion of a felony sentence that is imposed by the court pursuant to section 13-603, subsection I and that is served in the community after completing a period of imprisonment or served in prison in accordance with Section 41-1604. See Arizona Laws 13-105
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Conduct: means an act or omission and its accompanying culpable mental state. See Arizona Laws 13-105
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • 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.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Dangerous instrument: means anything that under the circumstances in which it is used, attempted to be used or threatened to be used is readily capable of causing death or serious physical injury. See Arizona Laws 13-105
  • Deadly weapon: means anything designed for lethal use, including a firearm. See Arizona Laws 13-105
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Department: means the Arizona game and fish department. See Arizona Laws 5-301
  • Documented watercraft: means any watercraft currently registered as a watercraft of the United States pursuant to Arizona Laws 5-301
  • escape: means :

    (i) A departure from custody or from a juvenile secure care facility, a juvenile detention facility or an adult correctional facility in which the person is held or detained, with knowledge that the departure is not permitted, or the failure to return to custody or detention following a temporary leave granted for a specific purpose or for a limited period. See Arizona Laws 13-105

  • Executor: A male person named in a will to carry out the decedent
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • 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 13-105
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Government: means the state, any political subdivision of the state or any department, agency, board, commission, institution or governmental instrumentality of or within the state or political subdivision. See Arizona Laws 13-105
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Joint committee: Committees including membership from both houses of teh legislature. Joint committees are usually established with narrow jurisdictions and normally lack authority to report legislation.
  • 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 13-105
  • 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.
  • Magistrate: means an officer having power to issue a warrant for the arrest of a person charged with a public offense and includes the chief justice and justices of the supreme court, judges of the superior court, judges of the court of appeals, justices of the peace and judges of a municipal court. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Marijuana: means all parts of any plant of the genus cannabis, from which the resin has not been extracted, whether growing or not, and the seeds of such plant. See Arizona Laws 13-2901
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • 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 13-105
  • Motorboat: means any watercraft that is not more than sixty-five feet in length and that is propelled by machinery whether or not such machinery is the principal source of propulsion. See Arizona Laws 5-301
  • Motorized watercraft: means any watercraft that is propelled by machinery whether or not the machinery is the principal source of propulsion. See Arizona Laws 5-301
  • Nonresident: means a citizen of the United States or an alien person who is not domiciled in this state and who is not a resident as defined in this section. See Arizona Laws 5-301
  • Operate: means to operate or be in actual physical control of a watercraft while on public waters. See Arizona Laws 5-301
  • Operator: means a person who operates or is in actual physical control of a watercraft. See Arizona Laws 5-301
  • 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.
  • Peace officer: means any person vested by law with a duty to maintain public order and make arrests and includes a constable. See Arizona Laws 13-105
  • Peace officers: means sheriffs of counties, constables, marshals, policemen of cities and towns, commissioned personnel of the department of public safety, personnel who are employed by the state department of corrections and the department of juvenile corrections and who have received a certificate from the Arizona peace officer standards and training board, peace officers who are appointed by a multicounty water conservation district and who have received a certificate from the Arizona peace officer standards and training board, police officers who are appointed by community college district governing boards and who have received a certificate from the Arizona peace officer standards and training board, police officers who are appointed by the Arizona board of regents and who have received a certificate from the Arizona peace officer standards and training board, police officers who are appointed by the governing body of a public airport pursuant to section 28-8426 and who have received a certificate from the Arizona peace officer standards and training board, peace officers who are appointed by a private postsecondary institution pursuant to section 15-1897 and who have received a certificate from the Arizona peace officer standards and training board and special agents from the office of the attorney general, or of a county attorney, and who have received a certificate from the Arizona peace officer standards and training board. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Person: includes any individual, firm, corporation, partnership or association, and any agent, assignee, trustee, executor, receiver or representative thereof. See Arizona Laws 5-301
  • 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 13-105
  • Petty offense: A federal misdemeanor punishable by six months or less in prison. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Physical injury: means the impairment of physical condition. See Arizona Laws 13-105
  • Possess: means knowingly to have physical possession or otherwise to exercise dominion or control over property. See Arizona Laws 13-105
  • Possession: means a voluntary act if the defendant knowingly exercised dominion or control over property. See Arizona Laws 13-105
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • 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 13-105
  • Public: means affecting or likely to affect a substantial group of persons. See Arizona Laws 13-2901
  • Public waters: means any body of water that is publicly owned or that the public is permitted to use without permission of the owner upon which a motorized watercraft can be navigated, including that part of waters that is common to interstate boundaries and that is within the boundaries of this state. See Arizona Laws 5-301
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • 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 13-105
  • Resident: means a person who is either:

    (a) A member of the armed forces of the United States on active duty and stationed in this state for a period of thirty days immediately before the date of application for a watercraft decal. See Arizona Laws 5-301

  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • Revocation: means invalidating the certificate of number, numbers and annual validation decals issued by the department to a watercraft and prohibiting the operation of the watercraft on the waters of this state during a period of noncompliance with this chapter. See Arizona Laws 5-301
  • Serious physical injury: includes physical injury that creates a reasonable risk of death, or that causes serious and permanent disfigurement, serious impairment of health or loss or protracted impairment of the function of any bodily organ or limb. See Arizona Laws 13-105
  • 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.
  • Special anchorage area: means an area set aside and under the control of a federal, state or local governmental agency, or by a duly authorized marina operator or concessionaire for the mooring, anchoring or docking of watercraft. See Arizona Laws 5-301
  • State of principal operation: means the state where a watercraft is primarily used, navigated or employed. See Arizona Laws 5-301
  • subscription: includes a mark, if a person cannot write, with the person's name written near it and witnessed by a person who writes the person's own name as witness. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Tort: A civil wrong or breach of a duty to another person, as outlined by law. A very common tort is negligent operation of a motor vehicle that results in property damage and personal injury in an automobile accident.
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • Underway: means a watercraft that is not at anchor, is not made fast to the shore or is not aground. See Arizona Laws 5-301
  • Undocumented watercraft: means any watercraft which does not have and is not required to have a valid marine document as a watercraft of the United States. See Arizona Laws 5-301
  • Unlawful: means contrary to law or, where the context so requires, not permitted by law. See Arizona Laws 13-105
  • 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 13-105
  • Wakeless speed: means a speed that does not cause the watercraft to create a wake, but in no case in excess of five miles per hour. See Arizona Laws 5-301
  • Watercraft: means any boat designed to be propelled by machinery, oars, paddles or wind action upon a sail for navigation on the water, or as may be defined by rule of the commission. See Arizona Laws 5-301
  • Waterway: means any body of water, public or private, upon which a watercraft can be navigated. See Arizona Laws 5-301
  • 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