Article 1 Vocational Rehabilitation 23-501 – 23-508
Article 3 Day Labor 23-551 – 23-553
Article 4 Professional Employer Organizations 23-561 – 23-576

Terms Used In Arizona Laws > Title 23 > Chapter 3

  • adoption agency: means a person other than the division licensed by the division to place children for adoption, including an attorney or law firm. See Arizona Laws 8-101
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Child: means any person under eighteen years of age. See Arizona Laws 8-101
  • Client: means a person who contracts with a professional employer organization under a professional employer agreement. See Arizona Laws 23-561
  • Co-employer: means a professional employer organization or a client. See Arizona Laws 23-561
  • court: means the juvenile division of the superior court. See Arizona Laws 8-101
  • Department: means the department of economic security. See Arizona Laws 23-501
  • Department: means the department of child safety. See Arizona Laws 8-201
  • Director: means the director of the department. See Arizona Laws 23-501
  • Division: means the department of child safety. See Arizona Laws 8-101
  • Division: means the department of economic security. See Arizona Laws 23-501
  • 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
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • juvenile: means an individual who is under the age of eighteen years. See Arizona Laws 8-201
  • Juvenile court: means the juvenile division of the superior court when exercising its jurisdiction over children in any proceeding relating to delinquency, dependency or incorrigibility. See Arizona Laws 8-201
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Maintenance: means money payments not to exceed the estimated cost of subsistence during vocational rehabilitation. See Arizona Laws 23-501
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Person: means any individual, partnership, corporation, limited liability company or other legally recognized entity. See Arizona Laws 23-561
  • Person with a disability: means any individual who has a physical or mental disability and a substantial disadvantage to employment, which is of such a nature that vocational rehabilitation services may reasonably be expected to render the person fit to engage in a gainful occupation, including a gainful occupation which is more consistent with the person's capacities and abilities, or for whom vocational rehabilitation services are necessary for the purpose of extended evaluation to determine rehabilitation potential. See Arizona Laws 23-501
  • Physical restoration: means medical, surgical or therapeutic treatment necessary to correct or reduce the employment disadvantage of a person with a disability and includes medical, psychiatric, dental and surgical treatment, nursing service, hospital care not to exceed ninety days, convalescent home care, drugs, medical and surgical supplies and prosthetic appliances and other related services as defined in the vocational rehabilitation act, as amended. See Arizona Laws 23-501
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Professional employer agreement: means a written contract between a professional employer organization and a client that provides for:

    (a) The co-employment of covered employees. See Arizona Laws 23-561

  • Professional employer services: means the service of entering into a co-employment relationship under this article in which all or a majority of the employees who provide services to a client or to a division or work unit of the client are covered employees. See Arizona Laws 23-561
  • Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
  • Registrant: means a professional employer organization that is registered under this article. See Arizona Laws 23-561
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • vocational rehabilitation service: means a service determined by the director to be necessary to enable a person with a disability to engage in a remunerative occupation and includes medical and vocational diagnosis, vocational guidance, counsel and placement, rehabilitation, training, physical restoration, transportation, occupational licenses, customary occupational tools and equipment, maintenance and training books and materials, follow up, evaluation and work adjustment and other related services as defined in the vocational rehabilitation act, as amended. See Arizona Laws 23-501