Sections
Article 1 Restoration Projects 17-401 – 17-407
Article 2 Fish Hatching and Fish Culture 17-421
Article 3 Wildlife Habitat Protection 17-451 – 17-458
Article 4 Wildlife Habitat Restoration and Enhancement Fund 17-471
Article 5 Use of Aquatic Poisons 17-481
Article 6 Livestock Loss Board 17-491 – 17-493

Terms Used In Arizona Laws > Title 17 > Chapter 4

  • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
  • Bank: means a corporation that holds a banking permit issued pursuant to chapter 2 of this title. See Arizona Laws 6-101
  • Baseline: Projection of the receipts, outlays, and other budget amounts that would ensue in the future without any change in existing policy. Baseline projections are used to gauge the extent to which proposed legislation, if enacted into law, would alter current spending and revenue levels.
  • Branch: means any banking office other than the principal banking office. See Arizona Laws 6-101
  • Commercial mortgage banker: means a person who engages in the following:

    (a) Originating commercial mortgage loans. See Arizona Laws 6-971

  • Commercial mortgage loan: means a loan that is directly or indirectly secured by a mortgage or deed of trust or any lien interest on commercial property and created with the consent of the owner of the commercial property. See Arizona Laws 6-971
  • Commercial mortgage loan closing: means the day by which all documents relating to the commercial mortgage loan have been executed and recorded and all monies have been accounted for under the terms of the escrow instructions. See Arizona Laws 6-971
  • 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 6-971
  • Cross-country: means travel over the countryside other than by road. See Arizona Laws 17-451
  • 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
  • Embezzlement: In most states, embezzlement is defined as theft/larceny of assets (money or property) by a person in a position of trust or responsibility over those assets. Embezzlement typically occurs in the employment and corporate settings. Source: OCC
  • Enterprise: means any person under the jurisdiction of the department other than a financial institution. See Arizona Laws 6-101
  • Escrow: Money given to a third party to be held for payment until certain conditions are met.
  • 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.
  • Financial institution: means banks, trust companies, savings and loan associations, credit unions, consumer lenders, international banking facilities and financial institution holding companies under the jurisdiction of the department. See Arizona Laws 6-101
  • Forgery: The fraudulent signing or alteration of another's name to an instrument such as a deed, mortgage, or check. The intent of the forgery is to deceive or defraud. Source: OCC
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • 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.
  • License: means a license issued under this article. See Arizona Laws 6-971
  • Licensee: means a person who is licensed under this article. See Arizona Laws 6-971
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Mortgage loan: A loan made by a lender to a borrower for the financing of real property. Source: OCC
  • Mortgagee: The person to whom property is mortgaged and who has loaned the money.
  • Mortgagor: The person who pledges property to a creditor as collateral for a loan and who receives the money.
  • 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
  • projects: means a project for selection, restoration, rehabilitation or improvement of areas of land or water adaptable as feeding, resting or breeding places for wildlife or fish, and includes acquisition by purchase, lease or gift of the property or interest therein as may be suitable or capable of being made suitable therefor, and the construction of such works as may be necessary to efficient administration of wildlife resources, and such preliminary or incidental expenses as may be incurred in and about the project. See Arizona Laws 17-401
  • Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Restoration acts: means the Pittman-Robertson federal aid in wildlife restoration act found in 50 Stat. See Arizona Laws 17-401
  • Road: means any maintained right-of-way for public conveyance. See Arizona Laws 17-101
  • Secretary: means the secretary of the interior of the United States, or any officer or agency of the United States authorized to administer the restoration acts. See Arizona Laws 17-401
  • 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 the placing or using of any net or other device or trap in a manner that may result in the capturing or killing of wildlife. See Arizona Laws 17-101
  • Title: includes this title, title 32, chapters 9 and 36 and title 44, chapter 2. See Arizona Laws 6-101
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Trust account: A general term that covers all types of accounts in a trust department, such as estates, guardianships, and agencies. Source: OCC
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • 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