Sections
Article 1 Department of Health Services 36-101 – 36-123.02
Article 1.1 Uniform Reporting 36-125.04 – 36-126
Article 2 Department of Health Services; Additional Functions 36-131 – 36-146
Article 2.1 Home Health Services by State and County 36-151 – 36-160
Article 3 Health Care Professionals Workforce Data Repository 36-171 – 36-173
Article 4 Local Health Departments 36-181 – 36-192
Article 5 Advisory Committee 36-195 – 36-196
Article 6 Drug Overdose Fatalities 36-198 – 36-198.01

Terms Used In Arizona Laws > Title 36 > Chapter 1

  • Action: includes any matter or proceeding in a court, civil or criminal. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • 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: includes one or more of the governmental units consolidated into the department of health services by this chapter. See Arizona Laws 36-101
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • 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.
  • Code: means a published compilation of rules or regulations prepared by a technical trade association and includes any building code, electrical wiring code, health or sanitation code, fire prevention code, wildland-urban interface code, inflammable liquids code, code for slaughtering, processing and selling meat and meat products or for production, pasteurizing and sale of milk and milk products, or other code that embraces rules and regulations pertinent to a subject that is a proper subject of municipal legislation. See Arizona Laws 9-801
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • County department: means a county department of health. See Arizona Laws 36-151
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Department: means the department of health services. See Arizona Laws 36-101
  • Department: means the department of health services. See Arizona Laws 36-131
  • Department: means the department of health services. See Arizona Laws 36-151
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Director: means the director of the department of health services. See Arizona Laws 36-101
  • Director: means the director of the department of health services. See Arizona Laws 36-131
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Ex officio: Literally, by virtue of one's office.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • 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.
  • Home health agency: means an agency or organization, or a subdivision of such an agency or organization, which meets all of the following requirements:

    (a) Is primarily engaged in providing skilled nursing services and other therapeutic services. See Arizona Laws 36-151

  • Home health services: means the items and services enumerated in this paragraph and furnished to a person who is under the care of a physician and surgeon, not including the services of a physician and surgeon. See Arizona Laws 36-151
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Joint committee: Committees including membership from both houses of teh legislature. Joint committees are usually established with narrow jurisdictions and normally lack authority to report legislation.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • 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
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • 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
  • Municipality: means a city or town organized in accordance with law, including a home rule or charter city. See Arizona Laws 9-801
  • 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.
  • Process: means a citation, writ or summons issued in the course of judicial proceedings. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Property: includes both real and personal property. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • 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.
  • Registered mail: includes certified mail. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • related supportive services: means services other than home health services which may reasonably be expected to help maintain an individual in his home as an alternative to institutionalization. See Arizona Laws 36-151
  • State plan: means any of the several state plans administered by the department that meet the federal requirements necessary for federal funding. See Arizona Laws 36-101
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Temporary restraining order: Prohibits a person from an action that is likely to cause irreparable harm. This differs from an injunction in that it may be granted immediately, without notice to the opposing party, and without a hearing. It is intended to last only until a hearing can be held.
  • United States: includes the District of Columbia and the territories. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Writing: includes printing. See Arizona Laws 1-215