Sections
Article 1 General Regulations 17-301 – 17-320
Article 2 Licenses 17-331 – 17-346
Article 3 Trappers, Guides, Taxidermists and Fur Dealers 17-361 – 17-364
Article 4 Transportation and Storage 17-371 – 17-373

Terms Used In Arizona Laws > Title 17 > Chapter 3

  • Affiliate: means an entity which directly or indirectly, through one or more intermediaries, controls, is controlled by or is under common control with the entity specified. See Arizona Laws 6-941
  • Angling: means taking fish by one line and not more than two hooks, by one line and one artificial lure, which may have attached more than one hook, or by one line and not more than two artificial flies or lures. See Arizona Laws 17-101
  • Aquatic wildlife: means fish, amphibians, mollusks, crustaceans and soft-shelled turtles. See Arizona Laws 17-101
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Bag limit: means the maximum limit, in number or amount, of wildlife that any one person may lawfully take during a specified period of time. See Arizona Laws 17-101
  • Bank: means a corporation that holds a banking permit issued pursuant to chapter 2 of this title. See Arizona Laws 6-101
  • Big game: means wild turkey, deer, elk, pronghorn (antelope), bighorn sheep, bison (buffalo), peccary (javelina), bear and mountain lion. See Arizona Laws 17-101
  • Branch: means any banking office other than the principal banking office. See Arizona Laws 6-101
  • Closed season: means the time during which wildlife may not be lawfully taken. See Arizona Laws 17-101
  • Commission: means the Arizona game and fish commission. See Arizona Laws 17-101
  • Compensation: means anything of value or any benefit including points, commissions, bonuses, referral fees, loan origination fees and other similar fees but excluding periodic interest resulting from the application of the note rate of interest to the outstanding principal balance remaining unpaid from time to time. See Arizona Laws 6-941
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • 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.
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Department: means the Arizona game and fish department. See Arizona Laws 17-101
  • Department: means the department of financial institutions. See Arizona Laws 6-101
  • Device: means any net, trap, snare, salt lick, scaffold, deadfall, pit, explosive, poison or stupefying substance, crossbow, firearm, bow and arrow, or other implement used for taking wildlife. See Arizona Laws 17-101
  • Enterprise: means any person under the jurisdiction of the department other than a financial institution. See Arizona Laws 6-101
  • 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.
  • Falconry: means the sport of hunting or taking quarry with a trained raptor. See Arizona Laws 17-101
  • Federal deposit insurance corporation: includes any successor to the corporation or other agency or instrumentality of the United States that undertakes to discharge the purposes of the corporation. See Arizona Laws 6-101
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fishing: means to lure, attract or pursue aquatic wildlife in such a manner that the wildlife may be captured or killed. See Arizona Laws 17-101
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Fur dealer: means any person engaged in the business of buying for resale the raw pelts or furs of wild mammals. See Arizona Laws 17-101
  • Fur-bearing animals: means muskrats, raccoons, otters, weasels, bobcats, beavers, badgers and ringtail cats. See Arizona Laws 17-101
  • Game fish: means trout of all species, bass of all species, catfish of all species, sunfish of all species, northern pike, walleye and yellow perch. See Arizona Laws 17-101
  • Guide: means a person who meets any of the following:

    (a) Advertises for guiding services. See Arizona Laws 17-101

  • License: means a license issued under this article. See Arizona Laws 6-941
  • License year: means the twelve-month period between January 1 and December 31, inclusive, or a different twelve-month period as prescribed by the commission by rule. See Arizona Laws 17-101
  • Licensee: means a person licensed under this article. See Arizona Laws 6-941
  • 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
  • Migratory game birds: means wild waterfowl, including ducks, geese and swans, sandhill cranes, all coots, all gallinules, common snipe, wild doves and bandtail pigeons. See Arizona Laws 17-101
  • Minor: means a person under the age of eighteen years. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Month: means a calendar month unless otherwise expressed. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Mortgage banker: means a person who is not exempt under section 6-942 and who for compensation or in the expectation of compensation either directly or indirectly makes, negotiates or offers to make or negotiate a mortgage banking loan or a mortgage loan. See Arizona Laws 6-941
  • Mortgage banking loan: means a loan which is funded exclusively from the mortgage banker's own resources, which is directly or indirectly secured by a mortgage or deed of trust or any lien interest on real estate located in this state and which is created with the consent of the owner of the real property. See Arizona Laws 6-941
  • Mortgage loan: means any loan, other than a mortgage banking loan, secured by a mortgage or deed of trust or any lien interest on real estate located in this state and created with the consent of the owner of the real estate. See Arizona Laws 6-941
  • National Bank: A bank that is subject to the supervision of the Comptroller of the Currency. The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency is a bureau of the U.S. Treasury Department. A national bank can be recognized because it must have "national" or "national association" in its name. Source: OCC
  • National credit union administration: includes any successor to the organization or other agency or instrumentality of the United States that undertakes to discharge the purposes of the organization. See Arizona Laws 6-101
  • Open season: means the time during which wildlife may be lawfully taken. See Arizona Laws 17-101
  • own resources: means any of the following:

    (a) Cash, corporate capital, warehouse credit lines at commercial banks, savings banks or savings and loan associations or other sources that are liability items on the mortgage banker's financial statements for which its assets are pledged. See Arizona Laws 6-941

  • 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 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
  • Personal property: includes money, goods, chattels, things in action and evidences of debt. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Possession limit: means the maximum limit, in number or amount of wildlife, that any one person may possess at one time. See Arizona Laws 17-101
  • Process: means a citation, writ or summons issued in the course of judicial proceedings. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Raptors: means birds that are members of the order of falconiformes or strigiformes and includes falcons, hawks, owls, eagles and other birds that the commission may classify as raptors. See Arizona Laws 17-101
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Road: means any maintained right-of-way for public conveyance. See Arizona Laws 17-101
  • Small game: means cottontail rabbits, tree squirrels, upland game birds and migratory game birds. See Arizona Laws 17-101
  • Statewide: means all lands except those areas lying within the boundaries of state and federal refuges, parks and monuments, unless specifically provided differently by commission order. See Arizona Laws 17-101
  • Superintendent: means the superintendent of financial institutions. See Arizona Laws 6-101
  • Take: means pursuing, shooting, hunting, fishing, trapping, killing, capturing, snaring or netting wildlife or placing or using any net or other device or trap in a manner that may result in capturing or killing wildlife. See Arizona Laws 17-101
  • Taxidermist: means any person who engages for hire in mounting, refurbishing, maintaining, restoring or preserving any display specimen. See Arizona Laws 17-101
  • trapping: means taking wildlife in any manner except with a gun or other implement in hand. See Arizona Laws 17-101
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • Upland game birds: means quail, partridge, grouse and pheasants. See Arizona Laws 17-101
  • Verdict: The decision of a petit jury or a judge.
  • Wild: means , in reference to mammals and birds, those species that are normally found in a state of nature. See Arizona Laws 17-101
  • Wildlife: means all wild mammals, wild birds and the nests or eggs thereof, reptiles, amphibians, mollusks, crustaceans and fish, including their eggs or spawn. See Arizona Laws 17-101