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Article 1 General Provisions 15-2401 – 15-2404

Terms Used In Arizona Laws > Title 15 > Chapter 19 - Arizona Empowerment Scholarship Accounts

  • Action: includes any matter or proceeding in a court, civil or criminal. 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.
  • Annual education plan: means an initial individualized evaluation and subsequent annual reviews that are developed for a qualified student who meets the criteria specified in paragraph 7, subdivision (a), item (i), (ii) or (iii) of this section to determine ongoing annual eligibility through the school year in which the qualified student reaches twenty-two years of age and whether the student may be eligible pursuant to section 36-2981 and should be referred for eligibility determination. See Arizona Laws 15-2401
  • 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
  • Base: means the revenue level per student count specified by the legislature. See Arizona Laws 15-901
  • Charter school: means a public school established by contract with the state board of education, the state board for charter schools, a university under the jurisdiction of the Arizona board of regents, a community college district or a group of community college districts pursuant to article 8 of this chapter to provide learning that will improve pupil achievement. See Arizona Laws 15-101
  • Child with a disability: means a child with a disability as defined in section 15-761. See Arizona Laws 15-101
  • Consumer: means an individual who obtains a consumer lender loan for personal, family or household purposes. See Arizona Laws 6-601
  • Consumer lender: means a person that advertises to make or procure, solicits or holds itself out to make or procure, or makes or procures consumer lender loans to consumers in this state. See Arizona Laws 6-601
  • Consumer loan: means the direct closed end loan of money, whether unsecured or secured by personal or real property, in an amount of $10,000 or less that is subject to a finance charge in which only the principal amount of the loan is considered, and not any finance charges or other fees allowed pursuant to section 6-635, for the purpose of determining whether the consumer loan is $10,000 or less. See Arizona Laws 6-601
  • Consumer revolving loan: means an open end revolving loan that is established pursuant to an agreement with an agreed on credit limit that does not exceed $10,000, that the consumer may pay in full at any time but has the privilege of paying in installments and that contemplates or provides that advances may be obtained from time to time by the consumer, through checks, drafts, items, credit access devices, orders for the payment of money, evidences of debt or similar means, whether or not negotiable. See Arizona Laws 6-601
  • Course: means organized subject matter in which instruction is offered within a given period of time and for which credit toward promotion, graduation or certification is usually given. See Arizona Laws 15-101
  • Curriculum: means a course of study for content areas or grade levels, including any supplemental materials required or recommended by the curriculum, approved by the department. See Arizona Laws 15-2401
  • Department: means the department of education. See Arizona Laws 15-2401
  • Eligible postsecondary institution: means a community college as defined in section 15-1401, a university under the jurisdiction of the Arizona board of regents or an accredited private postsecondary institution. See Arizona Laws 15-2401
  • enrollment: means that a pupil is currently registered in the school district. See Arizona Laws 15-901
  • 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.
  • Finance charge: The total cost of credit a customer must pay on a consumer loan, including interest. The Truth in Lending Act requires disclosure of the finance charge. Source: OCC
  • Finance charge: means the amount payable by a consumer incident to or as a condition of the extension of a consumer lender loan but does not include other fees allowed pursuant to section 6-635. See Arizona Laws 6-601
  • Fiscal year: means the year beginning July 1 and ending June 30. See Arizona Laws 15-101
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Full-time student: means :

    (i) For common schools, a student who is at least six years of age before January 1 of a school year, who has not graduated from the highest grade taught in the school district and who is regularly enrolled in a course of study required by the state board of education. See Arizona Laws 15-901

  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Home equity revolving loan: means an open end revolving loan that is made pursuant to an agreement with an agreed on credit limit that is not more than $10,000, that is secured by the consumer's principal residence and that provides that advances may be obtained from time to time by the consumer through checks, drafts, items, credit access devices, orders for the payment of money, evidences of debt or similar means, whether or not negotiable. See Arizona Laws 6-601
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Licensee: means a person licensed pursuant to this chapter. See Arizona Laws 6-601
  • Mortgagee: The person to whom property is mortgaged and who has loaned the money.
  • 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.
  • Parent: means a resident of this state who is the parent, stepparent or legal guardian of a qualified student. See Arizona Laws 15-2401
  • 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.
  • public school: means any public institution established for the purposes of offering instruction to pupils in programs for preschool children with disabilities, kindergarten programs or any combination of elementary grades or secondary grades one through twelve. See Arizona Laws 15-101
  • Qualified school: means a nongovernmental primary or secondary school or a preschool for pupils with disabilities that is located in this state or, for qualified students who reside within the boundaries of an Indian reservation in this state, that is located in an adjacent state and that is within two miles of the border of the state in which the qualified student resides, and that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color or national origin. See Arizona Laws 15-2401
  • Qualified student: means a resident of this state who:

    (a) Is any of the following:

    (i) Identified as having a disability under section 504 of the rehabilitation act of 1973 (29 United States Code section 794). See Arizona Laws 15-2401

  • School district: means a political subdivision of this state with geographic boundaries organized for the purpose of the administration, support and maintenance of the public schools or an accommodation school. See Arizona Laws 15-101
  • Subject: means a division or field of organized knowledge, such as English or mathematics, or a selection from an organized body of knowledge for a course or teaching unit, such as the English novel or elementary algebra. See Arizona Laws 15-101
  • Title: includes this title, title 32, chapters 9 and 36 and Title 44, Chapter 2. See Arizona Laws 6-101
  • Treasurer: means the office of the state treasurer. See Arizona Laws 15-2401