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 subsidy: means a grant that is provided to a child with special needs and that has been applied for through the department. See Arizona Laws 8-141
  • Affected group: means two or more employees designated by the employer to participate in a shared work plan. See Arizona Laws 23-761
  • Agency: means the department or a child welfare agency that is authorized in its license issued by the department to place or care for children in foster care. See Arizona Laws 8-141
  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • Application: means the completion of the department application form with documentation of the child's special needs. See Arizona Laws 8-141
  • Application: means the completion of the department application form with documentation of the child's special needs and nonrecurring expenses related to the adoption. See Arizona Laws 8-161
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Child: means any person who is under the age of eighteen years, who is legally free for adoption and who otherwise may not be adopted because the person has special needs. See Arizona Laws 8-141
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • court: means the juvenile division of the superior court. See Arizona Laws 8-101
  • Court reporter: A person who makes a word-for-word record of what is said in court and produces a transcript of the proceedings upon request.
  • Department: means the department of child safety. See Arizona Laws 8-201
  • 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.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • 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
  • Intangible property: Property that has no intrinsic value, but is merely the evidence of value such as stock certificates, bonds, and promissory notes.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Minor children: means persons 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.
  • Nonrecurring adoption expenses: means reasonable and necessary adoption fees, court costs, attorney fees and expenses which are directly related to the legal process of adoption of a child with special needs including costs relating to the adoption study, health and psychological examinations, supervision of the placement before the adoption, transportation and reasonable costs of lodging and food for the child or adoptive parents which are incurred to complete the adoption process, meet federal requirements and are not reimbursed by other sources. See Arizona Laws 8-161
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Personal property: includes money, goods, chattels, things in action and evidences of debt. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • 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.
  • Remand: When an appellate court sends a case back to a lower court for further proceedings.
  • Reporter: Makes a record of court proceedings and prepares a transcript, and also publishes the court's opinions or decisions (in the courts of appeals).
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • 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.