§ 13-3101 Definitions
§ 13-3102 Misconduct involving weapons; defenses; classification; definitions
§ 13-3102.01 Storage of deadly weapons; definitions
§ 13-3103 Misconduct involving explosives; classification
§ 13-3104 Depositing explosives; classification
§ 13-3105 Forfeiture of weapons and explosives
§ 13-3106 Firearm purchase in other states
§ 13-3107 Unlawful discharge of firearms; exceptions; classification; definitions
§ 13-3108 Firearms regulated by state; state preemption; injunction; civil penalty; cause of action; violation; classification; definition
§ 13-3109 Sale or gift of firearm to minor; classification
§ 13-3110 Misconduct involving simulated explosive devices; classification; definition
§ 13-3111 Minors prohibited from carrying or possessing firearms; exceptions; seizure and forfeiture; penalties; classification
§ 13-3112 Concealed weapons; qualification; application; permit to carry; civil penalty; report; applicability
§ 13-3113 Adjudicated delinquents; firearm possession; classification
§ 13-3114 Arizona manufactured firearms; regulation; definitions
§ 13-3115 Forensics firearms identification system
§ 13-3116 Misconduct involving body armor; classification; definition
§ 13-3117 Remote stun guns; sales records; use; classification; definitions
§ 13-3118 Possession, transfer or storage of firearms; restrictions prohibited; exceptions
§ 13-3119 Misconduct involving weapons in a secured area of an airport; classification; definitions
§ 13-3120 Knives regulated by state; state preemption; definitions
§ 13-3121 Firearm transfers; chief law enforcement officer certification; notification; definitions
§ 13-3122 Unlawful use of electronic firearm tracking technology; classification; definitions

Terms Used In Arizona Laws > Title 13 > Chapter 31

  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • 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
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Bond related expenses: means any expenses incurred by the director to issue and administer the bonds, including underwriting fees and costs, trustee fees, financial consultant fees, printing and advertising costs, paying agent fees, transfer agent fees, legal, accounting, feasibility consultant and other professional fees and expenses, bond insurance or other credit enhancements or liquidity facilities, attorney and accounting fees and expenses related to credit enhancement, bond insurance or liquidity enhancement, remarketing fees, rating agency fees and costs, travel and telecommunications expenses and all other fees considered necessary by the director in order to market and administer the bonds. See Arizona Laws 5-531
  • Bond related obligations: means any agreement or contractual relationship between the director and any bank, trust company, insurance company, surety bonding company, pension fund or other financial institution providing increased credit on, or security for, the bonds or liquidity for secondary market transactions and any agreement to fund or replenish reserves for the bonds. See Arizona Laws 5-531
  • Bonds: means any bonds issued pursuant to this article. See Arizona Laws 5-531
  • Commission: means the Arizona state lottery commission. See Arizona Laws 5-551
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Crime: means a misdemeanor or a felony. See Arizona Laws 13-105
  • 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 13-105
  • Criminal street gang: means an ongoing formal or informal association of persons in which members or associates individually or collectively engage in the commission, attempted commission, facilitation or solicitation of any felony act and that has at least one individual who is a criminal street gang member. See Arizona Laws 13-105
  • 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
  • Dangerous offense: means an offense involving the discharge, use or threatening exhibition of a deadly weapon or dangerous instrument or the intentional or knowing infliction of serious physical injury on another person. See Arizona Laws 13-105
  • Deadly physical force: means force that is used with the purpose of causing death or serious physical injury or in the manner of its use or intended use is capable of creating a substantial risk of causing death or serious physical injury. See Arizona Laws 13-105
  • Deadly weapon: means anything that is designed for lethal use. See Arizona Laws 13-3101
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Department: means the department of administration. See Arizona Laws 5-531
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • Director: means the director of the department of administration. See Arizona Laws 5-531
  • Director: means the executive director of the Arizona state lottery commission. See Arizona Laws 5-551
  • Enterprise: includes any corporation, association, labor union or other legal entity. See Arizona Laws 13-105
  • 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

  • Explosive: means any dynamite, nitroglycerine, black powder, or other similar explosive material, including plastic explosives. See Arizona Laws 13-3101
  • 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
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • Firearm: means any loaded or unloaded handgun, pistol, revolver, rifle, shotgun or other weapon that will expel, is designed to expel or may readily be converted to expel a projectile by the action of an explosive. See Arizona Laws 13-3101
  • 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.
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • 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
  • Improvised explosive device: means a device that incorporates explosives or destructive, lethal, noxious, pyrotechnic or incendiary chemicals and that is designed to destroy, disfigure, terrify or harass. See Arizona Laws 13-3101
  • 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.
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Month: means a calendar month unless otherwise expressed. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • 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.
  • Occupied structure: means any building, object, vehicle, watercraft, aircraft or place with sides and a floor that is separately securable from any other structure attached to it, that is used for lodging, business, transportation, recreation or storage and in which one or more human beings either are or are likely to be present or so near as to be in equivalent danger at the time the discharge of a firearm occurs. See Arizona Laws 13-3101
  • 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: 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: means an offense for which a sentence of a fine only is authorized by law. See Arizona Laws 13-105
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • 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
  • Process: means a citation, writ or summons issued in the course of judicial proceedings. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Prohibited possessor: means any person:

    (a) Who has been found to constitute a danger to self or to others or to have a persistent or acute disability or grave disability pursuant to court order pursuant to section 36-540, and whose right to possess a firearm has not been restored pursuant to section 13-925. See Arizona Laws 13-3101

  • Property: means anything of value, tangible or intangible. See Arizona Laws 13-105
  • Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • state lottery: means the lottery created and operated pursuant to this chapter. See Arizona Laws 5-551
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Trafficking: means to sell, transfer, distribute, dispense or otherwise dispose of a weapon or explosive to another person, or to buy, receive, possess or obtain control of a weapon or explosive, with the intent to sell, transfer, distribute, dispense or otherwise dispose of the weapon or explosive to another person. See Arizona Laws 13-3101
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • Uniform Commercial Code: A set of statutes enacted by the various states to provide consistency among the states' commercial laws. It includes negotiable instruments, sales, stock transfers, trust and warehouse receipts, and bills of lading. Source: OCC
  • Unlawful: means contrary to law or, where the context so requires, not permitted by law. See Arizona Laws 13-105
  • Variable Rate: Having a "variable" rate means that the APR changes from time to time based on fluctuations in an external rate, normally the Prime Rate. This external rate is known as the "index." If the index changes, the variable rate normally changes. Also see Fixed Rate.
  • 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
  • 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