Sections
Article 1 Definitions 23-601 – 23-625.02
Article 1.1 Extended Benefits 23-626 – 23-639
Article 2 Administration and Enforcement 23-642 – 23-657
Article 3 Decisions, Hearings and Orders 23-671 – 23-683
Article 4 Funds 23-701 – 23-709
Article 5 Contributions 23-721 – 23-757
Article 5.1 Shared Work Unemployment Compensation 23-761 – 23-766
Article 6 Benefits 23-771 – 23-796
Article 7 General Provisions 23-798 – 23-799

Terms Used In Arizona Laws > Title 23 > Chapter 4

  • 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
  • Adult: means a person who has attained eighteen years of age. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Adult: means a person eighteen years of age or older. See Arizona Laws 8-101
  • Affected group: means two or more employees designated by the employer to participate in a shared work plan. See Arizona Laws 23-761
  • 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.
  • Agency placement adoption: means an adoption proceeding in which one or more of the requisite consents are given to an agency pursuant to section 8-107, subsection D, paragraph 1. See Arizona Laws 8-101
  • Annuity: A periodic (usually annual) payment of a fixed sum of money for either the life of the recipient or for a fixed number of years. A series of payments under a contract from an insurance company, a trust company, or an individual. Annuity payments are made at regular intervals over a period of more than one full year.
  • approved plan: means an employer's shared work plan which meets the requirements of section 23-762 and which the department approves in writing. See Arizona Laws 23-761
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Bankruptcy: Refers to statutes and judicial proceedings involving persons or businesses that cannot pay their debts and seek the assistance of the court in getting a fresh start. Under the protection of the bankruptcy court, debtors may discharge their debts, perhaps by paying a portion of each debt. Bankruptcy judges preside over these proceedings.
  • Beneficiary: A person who is entitled to receive the benefits or proceeds of a will, trust, insurance policy, retirement plan, annuity, or other contract. Source: OCC
  • Child: means any person under eighteen years of age. See Arizona Laws 8-101
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • court: means the juvenile division of the superior court. See Arizona Laws 8-101
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Direct placement adoption: means an adoption proceeding in which one or more of the requisite consents are given to a particular person pursuant to section 8-107, subsection D, paragraph 2. See Arizona Laws 8-101
  • Division: means the department of child safety. See Arizona Laws 8-101
  • Ex officio: Literally, by virtue of one's office.
  • Fair market value: The price at which an asset would change hands in a transaction between a willing, informed buyer and a willing, informed seller.
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Foreclosure: A legal process in which property that is collateral or security for a loan may be sold to help repay the loan when the loan is in default. Source: OCC
  • Garnishment: Generally, garnishment is a court proceeding in which a creditor asks a court to order a third party who owes money to the debtor or otherwise holds assets belonging to the debtor to turn over to the creditor any of the debtor
  • 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.
  • Intangible property: Property that has no intrinsic value, but is merely the evidence of value such as stock certificates, bonds, and promissory notes.
  • Month: means a calendar month unless otherwise expressed. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Normal weekly hours of work: means the number of hours in a week that the employee normally would work for the shared work employer or forty hours, whichever is less. See Arizona Laws 23-761
  • 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.
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • 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
  • Petition: means a written statement of the essential facts that allege delinquency, incorrigibility or dependency. See Arizona Laws 8-201
  • Petitioner: includes both petitioners under a joint petition. See Arizona Laws 8-101
  • plan: means an employer's voluntary written plan for reducing unemployment under which a specified group of employees shares the work remaining after their normal weekly hours of work are reduced. See Arizona Laws 23-761
  • Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Recess: A temporary interruption of the legislative business.
  • 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.
  • Shared work benefits: means benefits, including benefits payable to federal civilian employees and to ex-servicemen pursuant to 5 United States Code, chapter 85, payable to an individual under this article for weeks of reduced work under an approved shared work plan. See Arizona Laws 23-761
  • Shared work employer: means an employer with a shared work plan in effect. See Arizona Laws 23-761
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Testify: includes every manner of oral statement under oath or affirmation. See Arizona Laws 1-215