Article 1 General Provisions 28-6901
Article 2 Highway Division 28-6921 – 28-6926
Article 3 Five Year Transportation Facilities Construction Program 28-6951 – 28-6955
Article 4 State Highway Fund and Budget 28-6991 – 28-7011
Article 5 State Highways and Routes 28-7041 – 28-7059
Article 6 Land Purchase, Sale and Condemnation 28-7091 – 28-7103
Article 7 Relocation Assistance 28-7141 – 28-7156
Article 8 Disposition of Public Roadways 28-7201 – 28-7215
Article 9 Bridges 28-7251 – 28-7252
Article 10 Economic Strength Projects 28-7281 – 28-7286
Article 11 Advertising 28-7311 – 28-7316
Article 12 Cooperative National Highway Aid Agreements 28-7341 – 28-7344
Article 13 Alternative Contracting Procedures 28-7361 – 28-7369
Article 14 Broadband Conduit Installation 28-7381 – 28-7382

Terms Used In Arizona Laws > Title 28 > Chapter 20

  • Abandoned: means the failure of the parent to provide reasonable support and to maintain regular contact with the child, including providing normal supervision. See Arizona Laws 8-201
  • Abandonment: means the failure of a parent to provide reasonable support and to maintain regular contact with the child, including providing normal supervision. See Arizona Laws 8-531
  • Abuse: means the infliction or allowing of physical injury, impairment of bodily function or disfigurement or the infliction of or allowing another person to cause serious emotional damage as evidenced by severe anxiety, depression, withdrawal or untoward aggressive behavior and which emotional damage is diagnosed by a medical doctor or psychologist and is caused by the acts or omissions of an individual who has the care, custody and control of a child. See Arizona Laws 8-201
  • Adult: means a person who is eighteen years of age or older. See Arizona Laws 8-201
  • Agency: means an agency licensed by the division to place children for adoption. See Arizona Laws 8-531
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • 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
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Board: means the transportation board. See Arizona Laws 28-101
  • Broadband conduit: means a conduit, innerduct or microduct for fiber optic cables that support broadband and wireless facilities for broadband service. See Arizona Laws 28-7381
  • Budget: means the annual highway program prepared by the department. See Arizona Laws 28-6901
  • Child: means a person less than eighteen years of age. See Arizona Laws 8-531
  • Child safety services: means a specialized child welfare program that is administered by the department as provided in this chapter and that investigates allegations of and seeks to prevent, intervene in and treat abuse, and neglect, to promote the well-being of the child in a permanent home and to coordinate services to strengthen the family. See Arizona Laws 8-801
  • commit: means to assign legal custody. See Arizona Laws 8-201
  • Comparable replacement dwelling: means a dwelling that is all of the following:

    (a) Decent, safe and sanitary. See Arizona Laws 28-7141

  • Construction services: means either of the following for construction-manager-at-risk and job-order-contracting project delivery methods:

    (a) Construction, excluding services, through the construction-manager-at-risk or job-order-contracting project delivery methods. See Arizona Laws 28-7361

  • Construction-manager-at-risk: means a project delivery method in which:

    (a) There is a contract for construction services that is separate from the contract for design services, except that instead of a single contract for construction services, the department may elect separate contracts for preconstruction services during the design phase, for construction during the construction phase and for any other construction services. See Arizona Laws 28-7361

  • Contract: means all types of department agreements, regardless of what they are called, for procurements pursuant to this article. See Arizona Laws 28-7361
  • Contractor: means any person who has a contract with the department. See Arizona Laws 28-7361
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Cost-based rate: means a lease rate that is only comprised of direct and actual associated indirect costs of obtaining and maintaining the associated right-of-way and broadband conduit and must be equitably allocated among users of the associated right-of-way, broadband conduit and innerduct or microduct. See Arizona Laws 28-7381
  • County highway: means a public road that is constructed and maintained by a county. See Arizona Laws 28-101
  • Covered rural highway construction project: means a project to construct a new rural highway or to construct or relocate an additional lane or shoulder for an existing rural highway that is commenced after the effective date of this section and that receives funding from state or federal monies. See Arizona Laws 28-7381
  • Custodian: means a person, other than a parent or legal guardian, who stands in loco parentis to the child or a person to whom legal custody of the child has been given by order of a court of competent jurisdiction. See Arizona Laws 8-531
  • Custodian: means a person, other than a parent or legal guardian, who stands in loco parentis to the child or a person to whom legal custody of the child has been given by order of the juvenile court. See Arizona Laws 8-201
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Dealer: means a person who is engaged in the business of buying, selling or exchanging motor vehicles, trailers or semitrailers and who has an established place of business and has paid fees pursuant to section 28-4302. See Arizona Laws 28-101
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Department: means the department of transportation acting directly or through its duly authorized officers and agents. See Arizona Laws 28-101
  • Department: means the department of child safety. See Arizona Laws 8-201
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Design services: means architect services, engineer services or landscape architect services. See Arizona Laws 28-7361
  • Design-build: means the process of entering into and managing a contract between the department and another party in which the other party agrees to both design and build a highway, a structure, a facility or other items specified in the contract. See Arizona Laws 28-7361
  • Design-builder: means any individual, partnership, joint venture, corporation or other legal entity that is appropriately licensed in this state and that furnishes the necessary design services, in addition to construction of the work, whether by itself or through subcontracts, including subcontracts for architectural and engineering services. See Arizona Laws 28-7361
  • Director: means the director of the department of transportation. See Arizona Laws 28-101
  • Director: means the director of the department. See Arizona Laws 8-201
  • Displacing agency: means the department in carrying out a program or project with federal or state financial assistance that causes a person to be a displaced person. See Arizona Laws 28-7141
  • Division: means the highway division of the department of transportation. See Arizona Laws 28-6901
  • Division: means the department. See Arizona Laws 8-531
  • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
  • Driver: means a person who drives or is in actual physical control of a vehicle. See Arizona Laws 28-101
  • Emergency: means an immediate threat to public health, welfare or safety caused by flood, earthquake, hurricane, tornado, explosion, fire or other catastrophe such that compliance with normal bidding procedures for repair or reconstruction of transportation facilities would be impracticable or contrary to the public interest. See Arizona Laws 28-7361
  • Evidence: includes both of the following:

    (a) A display on a wireless communication device of a department-generated driver license, nonoperating identification license, vehicle registration card or other official record of the department that is presented to a law enforcement officer or in a court or an administrative proceeding. See Arizona Laws 28-101

  • 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.
  • Farm: means any lands primarily used for agriculture production. See Arizona Laws 28-101
  • Federal Reserve System: The central bank of the United States. The Fed, as it is commonly called, regulates the U.S. monetary and financial system. The Federal Reserve System is composed of a central governmental agency in Washington, D.C. (the Board of Governors) and twelve regional Federal Reserve Banks in major cities throughout the United States. Source: OCC
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Governing body: means the city or town council or other authority of a city or town, the board of supervisors of a county or the transportation board. See Arizona Laws 28-7201
  • Grantee: includes every person to whom an estate or interest in real property passes, in or by a deed. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Grantor: includes every person from or by whom an estate or interest in real property passes, in or by a deed. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • 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.
  • Guardian ad litem: means a person appointed by the court to protect the interest of a minor or an incompetent in a particular case before the court. See Arizona Laws 8-531
  • highway: means the entire width between the boundary lines of every way if a part of the way is open to the use of the public for purposes of vehicular travel. See Arizona Laws 28-101
  • Independent living program: includes a residential program with supervision of less than twenty-four hours a day. See Arizona Laws 8-201
  • Initiation of negotiations: means the date the department first makes personal contact with the owner or the owner's personal representative of the property sought to be acquired if the price to be paid for the property is discussed. See Arizona Laws 28-7141
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Job-order-contracting: means a project delivery method in which:

    (a) The contract is for indefinite quantities of construction and, at the election of the department, may or may not include a guaranteed minimum amount of work. See Arizona Laws 28-7361

  • 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. See Arizona Laws 8-531
  • 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
  • legal custody: means a status embodying all of the following rights and responsibilities:

    (a) The right to have physical possession of the child. See Arizona Laws 8-531

  • Local authority: means any county, municipal or other local board or body exercising jurisdiction over highways under the constitution and laws of this state. See Arizona Laws 28-101
  • Maintenance services: means routine maintenance, repair and replacement of existing facilities, structures, buildings or real property. See Arizona Laws 28-7361
  • 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: means the classes of liens as are commonly given to secure advances on or the unpaid purchase price of real property under the laws of the state in which the real property is located and the credit instruments, if any, secured thereby. See Arizona Laws 28-7141
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Motor vehicle fuel: includes all products that are commonly or commercially known or sold as gasoline, including casinghead gasoline, natural gasoline and all flammable liquids, and that are composed of a mixture of selected hydrocarbons expressly manufactured and blended for the purpose of effectively and efficiently operating internal combustion engines. See Arizona Laws 28-101
  • neglected: means :

    (a) The inability or unwillingness of a parent, guardian or custodian of a child to provide that child with supervision, food, clothing, shelter or medical care if that inability or unwillingness causes unreasonable risk of harm to the child's health or welfare, except if the inability of a parent, guardian or custodian to provide services to meet the needs of a child with a disability or chronic illness is solely the result of the unavailability of reasonable services. See Arizona Laws 8-201

  • Newborn infant: means a child who is under thirty days of age. See Arizona Laws 8-201
  • Operations services: means routine operation of existing facilities, structures, buildings or real property. See Arizona Laws 28-7361
  • Operator: means a person who drives a motor vehicle on a highway, who is in actual physical control of a motor vehicle on a highway or who is exercising control over or steering a vehicle being towed by a motor vehicle. See Arizona Laws 28-101
  • Owner: means :

    (a) A person who holds the legal title of a vehicle. See Arizona Laws 28-101

  • owners of record: includes a person, firm, partnership, association or corporation. See Arizona Laws 28-7201
  • Parent: means the natural or adoptive mother or father of a child. See Arizona Laws 8-531
  • Parent-child relationship: includes all rights, privileges, duties and obligations existing between parent and child, including inheritance rights. See Arizona Laws 8-531
  • Parties: includes the child, the petitioners and any parent of the child required to consent to the adoption pursuant to section 8-106. See Arizona Laws 8-531
  • 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 an individual, family, partnership, corporation or association. See Arizona Laws 28-7141
  • Person: means any corporation, business, individual, union, committee, club, other organization or group of individuals. See Arizona Laws 28-7361
  • Person: includes a corporation, company, partnership, firm, association or society, as well as a natural person. 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
  • Petty offense: A federal misdemeanor punishable by six months or less in prison. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Preconstruction services: means services and other activities during the design phase. See Arizona Laws 28-7361
  • Pretrial conference: A meeting of the judge and lawyers to discuss which matters should be presented to the jury, to review evidence and witnesses, to set a timetable, and to discuss the settlement of the case.
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Provider: means an entity that provides for the sale or resale of wholesale or retail broadband services in this state and that is recognized as an eligible telecommunications carrier by the Arizona corporation commission or that meets federal communications commission and industry carrier class service guidelines or is a political subdivision that has statutory authority to provide communications services. See Arizona Laws 28-7381
  • Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
  • Registered mail: includes certified mail. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Right-of-way: when used within the context of the regulation of the movement of traffic on a highway means the privilege of the immediate use of the highway. See Arizona Laws 28-101
  • Roadway: includes all or part of a platted or designated public street, highway, alley, lane, parkway, avenue, road, sidewalk or other public way, whether or not it has been used as such. See Arizona Laws 28-7201
  • Rural highway: means that portion of any highway in this state that is either of the following:

    (a) Outside of the municipal boundary of any city or town having a population of ten thousand persons or more. See Arizona Laws 28-7381

  • Specific single project: means a project that is constructed at a single location, at a common location or for a common purpose. See Arizona Laws 28-7361
  • State: means a state of the United States and the District of Columbia. See Arizona Laws 28-101
  • State engineer: means the assistant director for the division. See Arizona Laws 28-6901
  • State highway: means a state route or portion of a state route that is accepted and designated by the board as a state highway and that is maintained by the state. See Arizona Laws 28-101
  • State route: means a right-of-way whether actually used as a highway or not that is designated by the board as a location for the construction of a state highway. See Arizona Laws 28-101
  • Subcontractor: means a person who contracts to perform work or render service to a contractor or to another subcontractor as a part of a contract with the department. See Arizona Laws 28-7361
  • Trailer: means a vehicle that is with or without motive power, other than a pole trailer or single-axle tow dolly, that is designed for carrying persons or property and for being drawn by a motor vehicle and that is constructed so that no part of its weight rests on the towing vehicle. See Arizona Laws 28-101
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Truck: means a motor vehicle designed or used primarily for the carrying of property other than the effects of the driver or passengers and includes a motor vehicle to which has been added a box, a platform or other equipment for such carrying. See Arizona Laws 28-101
  • Truck tractor: means a motor vehicle that is designed and used primarily for drawing other vehicles and that is not constructed to carry a load other than a part of the weight of the vehicle and load drawn. See Arizona Laws 28-101
  • Verdict: The decision of a petit jury or a judge.
  • Wilfully: means , with respect to conduct or to a circumstance described by a statute defining an offense, that a person is aware or believes that the person's conduct is of that nature or that the circumstance exists. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • worker: means a person who has been selected by and trained under the requirements prescribed by the department and who assists in carrying out the provisions of this article. See Arizona Laws 8-801