Terms Used In Arizona Laws > Title 13 > Chapter 35
- Act: means a bodily movement. See Arizona Laws 13-105
- Advisory board: means the advisory board of the sports authority. See Arizona Laws 5-1101
- 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.
- 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.
- Authority: means the tourism and sports authority. See Arizona Laws 5-801
- Authority: means a sports authority established pursuant to this chapter. See Arizona Laws 5-1101
- Authority board: means the governing board of the sports authority. See Arizona Laws 5-1101
- Board: means the board of directors of the authority. See Arizona Laws 5-801
- Board of directors: means the county board of supervisors serving as the board of directors of the district. See Arizona Laws 5-1101
- Bonds: means the bonds of the authority issued pursuant to this article. See Arizona Laws 5-861
- Conduct: means an act or omission and its accompanying culpable mental state. See Arizona Laws 13-105
- Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
- Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
- District: means a sports authority district established pursuant to this chapter. See Arizona Laws 5-1101
- 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.
- 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
- Harmful to minors: means that quality of any description or representation, in whatever form, of nudity, sexual activity, sexual conduct, sexual excitement, or sadomasochistic abuse, when both:
(a) To the average adult applying contemporary state standards with respect to what is suitable for minors, it both:
(i) Appeals to the prurient interest, when taken as a whole. See Arizona Laws 13-3501
- Item: means any material or performance which depicts or describes sexual activity and includes any book, leaflet, pamphlet, magazine, booklet, picture, drawing, photograph, film, negative, slide, motion picture, figure, object, article, novelty device, recording, transcription, live or recorded telephone message or other similar items whether tangible or intangible and including any performance, exhibition, transmission or dissemination of any of the above. See Arizona Laws 13-3501
- 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
- Knowledge of the character: means having general knowledge or awareness, or reason to know, or a belief or ground for belief which warrants further inspection or inquiry of that which is reasonably susceptible to examination by the defendant both:
(a) That the item contains, depicts or describes nudity, sexual activity, sexual conduct, sexual excitement or sadomasochistic abuse, whichever is applicable, whether or not there is actual knowledge of the specific contents thereof. See Arizona Laws 13-3501
- 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
- Multipurpose facility: means any facility that is suitable to be used to accommodate professional football franchises, major college football bowl sponsors, other sporting events and entertainment, cultural, civic, meeting, trade show or convention events or activities and may include a stadium, on-site infrastructure, parking garages and lots and related commercial uses within the facility. See Arizona Laws 5-801
- Nudity: means the showing of the human male or female genitals, pubic area or buttocks with less than a full opaque covering, or the showing of the female breast with less than a fully opaque covering of any portion thereof below the top of the nipple, or the depiction of covered male genitals in a discernibly turgid state. See Arizona Laws 13-3501
- 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
- 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
- Personal property: includes money, goods, chattels, things in action and evidences of debt. See Arizona Laws 1-215
- Possession: means a voluntary act if the defendant knowingly exercised dominion or control over property. See Arizona Laws 13-105
- Property: means anything of value, tangible or intangible. See Arizona Laws 13-105
- 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
- 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.
- Sadomasochistic abuse: means flagellation or torture by or upon a person clad in undergarments, a mask or bizarre costume, or the condition of being fettered, bound or otherwise physically restrained on the part of one so clothed, for the purpose or in the context of sexual gratification or abuse. See Arizona Laws 13-3501
- Sexual activity: means :
(a) Patently offensive representations or descriptions of ultimate sexual acts, normal or perverted, actual or simulated. See Arizona Laws 13-3501
- Sexual conduct: means acts of masturbation, homosexuality, sexual intercourse, or physical contact with a person's clothed or unclothed genitals, pubic area, buttocks or, if such person is a female, breast. See Arizona Laws 13-3501
- Sexual excitement: means the condition of human male or female genitals when in a state of sexual stimulation or arousal. See Arizona Laws 13-3501
- Stadium: means a facility intended primarily for use by one or more major league baseball spring training operations, including baseball stadiums, clubhouses, practice facilities, other related facilities, on-site infrastructure and related parking facilities and commercial activity within the facility. See Arizona Laws 5-1101
- Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
- Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
- Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
- Ultimate sexual acts: means sexual intercourse, vaginal or anal, fellatio, cunnilingus, bestiality or sodomy. See Arizona Laws 13-3501
- 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
- Youth sports: means recreational and amateur sporting related activities and competitions organized in the district. See Arizona Laws 5-1101